Bobby Hines Johnson - DEC 07, 2022

Bobby Hines Johnson

Bobby Hines Johnson, 79, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2022 at his home in Savannah, GA. Bobby was born May 7, 1943 in Millen, GA.  His family moved to Savannah when he was a child, where he later graduated from Savannah High School.  At the age of 21, Bobby joined the U.S. Marine National Guard, where he served for 4 years.  It was his great sense of humor and quick wit that carried him through various sales positions throughout Savannah, and in life.  Bobby and his wife, Linda, enjoyed being outside at their home working in the yard and tending to their many b ...

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Stanley Ming Woo JUL 30, 1949 - DEC 06, 2022

Stanley Ming Woo

Stanley Ming Woo, 73, of Savannah, GA, died peacefully on December 6, 2022, at Hospice of Savannah.  Stan was born on July 30, 1949, to Harvey and Alma Garvin Woo in Savannah, GA. Stan graduated from Armstrong State College with a degree in Biology.  He worked at the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and as a research scientist at the USDA Agricultural Research Service’s Stored Product Insects Research and Development Laboratory, both in Savannah, GA. Stan continued his career as the Quality Control Manager for Carson Products of Savannah (L’Oréal) until his ...

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Lilina Yevstegneyeva - DEC 06, 2022

Lilina Yevstegneyeva

Lilina Yevstegneyeva, 86, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at Riverview Health and Rehab under the care of Hospice Savannah.  She was born December 5, 1936 in Uzbekistan to the late Vasiliy and Ludmila Yatzkevitch.  Lilina graduated from college with a Bachelor’s degree in Education.  She was an Elementary School Principal.  She loved being an educator, especially for children. Even though her early years were hard, she always had a smile for her family and the many children in her care.  She always put herself last while caring for her family and anyone els ...

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Thomas John Fisk - DEC 04, 2022

Thomas John Fisk

Thomas John Fisk, 67, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2022 at home in Rincon, GA.  He was born February 19, 1955 to the late John and Helen Clay Fisk.  Thomas graduated from Mount Tabor High School in Winston Salem, NC.  As his family would say, “he was a Star Trek nut”.  He retired as a Sous Chef, and also was a Corian Specialist, and an Arc Welder in New Orleans, LA., where he worked on Navy ships.  He was an avid fisherman and loved riding motorcycles. Surviving are his daughter, Sara Fisk, his son, Benjamin J. Fisk, his sister, Lyn Fair, nephew, Mich ...

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Robert William Thiele, Jr. DEC 27, 1955 - DEC 04, 2022

Robert William Thiele, Jr.

Robert W. Thiele Jr., 66, passed peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, December 04, 2022, in the company of his favorite person, Robin, at their home away from home on Edisto Beach, South Carolina. He has now joined the people who have run ahead of him to The Father’s House. Robbie was born in Tomah, Wisconsin on December 27, 1955. He spent much of his childhood in Sandersville, Georgia graduating from Brentwood High School. He matriculated from Georgia Southern, Statesboro Georgia with his undergraduate degree in Political Science. He later attended Mercer where he acquired his Juris Do ...

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Ann Lillian Rowse OCT 19, 1938 - DEC 04, 2022

Ann Lillian Rowse

Ann Lilian Rowse passed away Sunday, December 4th, 2022. She was born as Ann Lilian Rice on October 19th, 1938 in Dulwich, London, England. The eldest of five, she grew up in London during World War II. In the late 1950s, she began working for the US Air Force and eventually relocated to New York City in 1963. She worked for Singer’s flagship store at Rockefeller Center until relocating to Savannah in 1970. Ann worked for many years in the office of The Pirate’s House. She married Lindsay Rowse in 1975. Ann and Lindsay retired to Ajijic, Mexico in 1989, where Ann liv ...

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Jon Richard Bentz JAN 25, 1961 - DEC 03, 2022

Jon Richard Bentz

Jon Richard Bentz, 61, a proud veteran of the United States Navy, passed away on Saturday December 3, 2022, in Savannah Georgia. Jon was born on January 25, 1961, in Scottdale Pennsylvania and attended South Moreland High School, graduating in 1978. At the age of 17, Jon enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving as a Corpsman for almost 10 years.  Jon valued his service highly and loved his country.  Jon was a man who liked to take it easy.  He didn’t see the need to make a big deal of anything that should be easy and straightforward.  He had a great sense of humor ...

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Eileen June Arnold AUG 02, 1942 - DEC 03, 2022

Eileen June Arnold

Eileen June Arnold passed December 3, 2022.  An obituary will be posted soon.  ...

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Ella Thelma Stevens AUG 02, 1925 - DEC 02, 2022

Ella Thelma Stevens

Ella Thelma Jenkins Stevens, 97, passed away on December 2, 2022. She was born August 2, 1925, to the late James Jenkins and Gertrude Zipper Jenkins. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Stevens Sr. Her children, Linda Stevens, Calvin Roy Stevens Jr. and Patricia (Brian) Dufour; brothers, Howard Jenkins, Raymond Jenkins, George Jenkins, Sidney Jenkins, and LeRoy Jenkins; sisters, Viola Sibilio and Mary Gallovitch. Ella is survived by a daughter-in-law, Joyce Stevens, three grandchildren; Melissa Byr ...

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Annie Myra Smith White MAY 16, 1932 - DEC 01, 2022

Annie Myra Smith White

Annie Myra Smith White, 90, passed away peacefully December 1, 2022, at her home in Savannah. She was born May 16, 1932, in rural, middle, Georgia to the late Robert and Etta Smith. She grew up on Tybee Island where her dad managed a general store. She married Jim White of Savannah on April 23, 1947, where they made their home until his passing in December 2008. She was a lovely lady and dedicated Christian who attended worship at Southside Church of Christ on Middle ground Road, where she taught children’s Bible class. She also managed the Medical Arts Motel located next to Memorial ...

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Gloria Wimberly Parker DEC 28, 1926 - DEC 01, 2022

Gloria Wimberly Parker

Gloria Wimberly Parker, 95, died Thursday, December 1, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was a native of Savannah, Georgia. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1945 and attended Armstrong State College, where she starred on the tennis team. She was crowned Mrs. Savannah. Gloria founded Tailor Made Draperies, Inc. with her husband Carlton and served as President of the company. She was a member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, the Fellowship Sunday School Class, and United Methodist Womens’ Merrymaker Circle. She was also a member of the Savannah Yacht ...

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Mary Whalen Gradick - DEC 01, 2022

Mary Whalen Gradick

Mary Whalen Gradick, 76, passed away, Thursday, December 1, 2022 at her home with her two sons by her side.  She was born November 26, 1946 in Savannah to the late James and Margie Cribbs Whalen.  Mary retired from Candler Hospital after more than 20 years of service.  She was a member of Wilmington Island United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Eugene Gradick. Mary is survived by her two sons, Christopher Gradick and Stephen Gradick, both of Savannah.  Also surviving are her brother, James Whalen, Jr. (Sue) ...

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Susan Marie "Van" Robbins AUG 05, 1956 - DEC 01, 2022

Susan Marie

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of Susan “Van”  Robbins on Dec 1, 2022 after several years of illness.  Van was born in 1956 in Lewistown, PA.  Raised in Harrisburg, she graduated from Central Dauphin High School and then received a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Pennsylvania State University.  Van then moved south and earned a Master’s in Nursing from the University of South Carolina, majoring in mental health.  She held several jobs in the mental health field until she and her husband opened a clinic, Coun ...

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Denise Svetlik Portman JAN 29, 1923 - NOV 29, 2022

Denise Svetlik Portman

On November 29, 2022, we lost our mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Denise Svetlik Portman. She was only two months away from her 100th birthday. Denise was born on January 29, 1923 to Rudolf Svetlik and Clare Armstrong Svetlik in Istanbul, Turkey where her father was the Ambassador from the newly formed country of Czechoslovakia. So began her love of travel and learning other languages - ultimately six in all. She grew up in Prague, having first lived in Australia where she learned English. At the end of WWII, she met Captain Harry Portman, MD at a dance for Army officers. He ...

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David Bruce Anderson - NOV 28, 2022

David Bruce Anderson

Please click here to view the service via livestream. It link will be active at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2022 . David Bruce Anderson went home early for Christmas in the early morning hours of November 28, 2022. He passed peacefully in his sleep after many years of medical challenges. He was born in beautiful, downtown Burbank in sunny, Southern California on February 20, 1947 to World War II veteran Robert Bruce Anderson and the former Joyce Anne Snyder. He was the second of their four children. He grew up in Burbank, played football, participated in the DeMolays, and graduated f ...

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Richard D. Griner, Sr. - NOV 28, 2022

Richard D. Griner, Sr.

Richard Griner, Sr., 78, of Savannah, GA, closed his eyes peacefully and entered a new life, refreshed, renewed and in the presence of his heavenly father, on November 28, 2022. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Peggy Speir Griner, his son, Richard Griner, Jr., his granddaughter, Mackenzie Griner, sister-in-law, Barbara (Jan) Hargett, and his beloved dog, Charlie.  He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.  He is predeceased by his father, Joseph Griner, his mother, Manona Griner, brother, Calvin Griner, along with his best friend, mentor a ...

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Belinda Flanigan - NOV 28, 2022

Belinda Flanigan

The GodMother of Tybee, co-owner of The Original Crab Shack, Belinda Flanigan, died peacefully at age 65 on Monday, November 28th, surrounded by her loved ones. Belinda's love of life, fishing, Tybee, and her friends will never be forgotten.   Belinda was born in Long County, Georgia, the daughter of Treysermae and John Folker. She supported many local charities and was endlessly committed to giving back to her community. She had a special place in her heart for the families on Tybee Island and for keeping traditions alive. One of her passions was helping children on Tybee Island ...

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Irene (Emma) Doyle APR 07, 1927 - NOV 28, 2022

Irene (Emma) Doyle

Irene “Emma” Doyle, 95, passed away peacefully at Candler Hospital on Monday, November 28, 2022. She was surrounded by members of her loving family. Emma was born on April 7, 1927 in New York City, the third child of Evaristo and Engracia (Palomares) Flecha.    On June 23 of 1951, after a short engagement, Emma married her beloved husband Edward William “Bill” Doyle of Charlestown, Massachusetts. They were married in East Islip, NY.    Bill and Emma had four children; William Edward Doyle, Denise Doyle Burtyk, Patricia Doyle Olson and Kevin Ro ...

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John Thomas "Tom" Mullen JUL 03, 1934 - NOV 28, 2022

John Thomas

John Thomas “Tom” Mullen died peacefully in his sleep on November 28, 2022, after each member of the family had a chance to tell him how much they loved him.  Tom was born on July 3, 1934 in Burlington, Wisconsin, the son of Dr. Robert A. Mullen and Mary Hoffman Mullen, brother to Robert, Michael, Kathy, and Punky. Tom is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Mary, Michael, Tricia, Joye, and their families; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.  Tom loved sharing his time with his grandchildren, dispensing advice on “pick up chicks” to discussi ...

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Elizabeth McCafferty Oxnard JUL 17, 1951 - NOV 27, 2022

Elizabeth McCafferty Oxnard

Elizabeth McCafferty Oxnard, 71, died peacefully in the morning hours on Sunday, November 27, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Elizabeth was born in Mobile, AL to the late Dr. and Mrs. Emit Luther McCafferty, Jr. She attended Stratford College in Danville, VA before earning a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Alabama.  Elizabeth began her career at Colonial Sugar in Mobile.  She was recruited by Farr Man, a sugar trading company in New York where she was promoted to sugar trader.  While in New York, Elizabeth met and married, the late Ben Oxnard. In 1 ...

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Anita Lippitt Clay APR 23, 1922 - NOV 27, 2022

Anita Lippitt Clay

Anita Lippitt Clay was born April 23, 1922, in Scheveningen in the Netherlands to Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell Walthour Lippitt. In 1928, the Lippitts moved to Savannah where Anita attended Pape School. She also studied at Ashley Hall in Charleston, SC, Rosemary Hall in Connecticut and earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in music from Sweet Briar College in Virginia. During World War II, Anita served proudly in the Army Air Corps as a corporal for two years. Returning to Savannah in 1946 when the war was over. Anita married LCDR Thomas Carolin Clay who was in the Navy. They lived many pl ...

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Rebecca Dugan Bostwick - NOV 27, 2022

Rebecca Dugan Bostwick

  Rebecca Dugan Bostwick, age 81, of Tybee Island, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2022. Becky was preceded in death by her parents, E. Linwood Butler and Helen Butler Smith, her first husband, Cotton, daughter, Sherry, and granddaughter, Christine. Becky is survived by her husband of 24 years, Donald, her children; Ricky (Beth), Terri (Steve), Danny (Frecia); seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a brother, Bill Butler. Becky’s Georgia family; Donnie (Rhonda), Jimmy (Lynn), Leslie (Jeffery), and Cone; six grandchildren, and se ...

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Mary Katherine Nichols SEP 12, 1989 - NOV 25, 2022

Mary  Katherine Nichols

Mary Katherine Nichols, 33, of Savannah, GA died Friday, November 25, 2022 at her home, surrounded by loved ones. Mary was born September 12, 1989 in Savannah, GA. Mary was a 2008 graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy. She earned her bachelor's degree in Sociology in 2012 from Mercer University in Macon, GA. She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She was employed as a paralegal in the legal department of Gulfstream Aerospace. Mary loved hockey! Her favorite team was the Pittsburg Penguins and she traveled with her best friends to several destinations to watch her Penguins play. He ...

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Leonila Atamosa FEB 20, 1930 - NOV 25, 2022

Leonila Atamosa

Mrs. Leonila A. Atamosa, 92, of Savannah, GA, passed away Friday, November 25, 2022. She was born February 20, 1930, in the Philippines, daughter of the late Fidela Mulintapang, and preceded in death by her husband, Francisco G. Atamosa. Mrs. Atamosa was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. She was a volunteer Senior Companion at several Senior Companion centers in Savannah, GA over several years. Survivors include her daughters, Billie Devega, Flor Nesmith and Beth Schroeder of Savannah, GA, Leonora Wells of Show Low, Arizona, Angela Smith of New South Wales, Australia, ...

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Claudia Richard APR 20, 1963 - NOV 24, 2022

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Dulcie Virginia Franklin MAY 28, 1954 - NOV 23, 2022

Dulcie Virginia Franklin

Dulcie Virginia Franklin was born in India on May 28, 1954. She earned a Master’s degree in Physics and was an instructor of mathematics, physics, and electronic engineering. Dulcie was a dedicated and a loving wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and a devoted Christian. She was active in multiple church-related activities and volunteer services. She died of heart failure on November 23, 2022. She is survived by her husband Chandrasekaran (Chandra) Franklin of 44 years, son Andrew Franklin, daughter Nancy Rodgers, daughter-in-law Shelley Franklin, sonin-law Christopher Rodgers, ...

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Susan Ramsey Bragg - NOV 21, 2022

Susan Ramsey Bragg

Susan Ramsey Bragg, 73, passed away Monday, November 21, 2022 at her home in Savannah surrounded by her family.  She was born May 14, 1949, in Savannah to the late Madison and Jeanette Ramsey.  Susan graduated in 1967 from H.V. Jenkins High School, and from Tift College in 1971 with a bachelor’s degree in Social Services.  She retired after a 30-year career as Program Director for the Georgia Department of Human Resources.  Susan was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church for over 25 years, and a member of First Baptist Church of the Islands for 2 years.  During ...

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Lance D. Smith - NOV 21, 2022

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Wolfgang Wilhelm Ziegler, II OCT 09, 1991 - NOV 19, 2022

Wolfgang Wilhelm Ziegler, II

Wolfgang Wilhelm Ziegler, II, age 31, died November 19, 2022.  He is survived by his wife, Caitlin; parents, Wolfgang and Susanne Ziegler; and others.  A memorial visitation will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.  ...

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Julianne T. Woo - NOV 18, 2022

Julianne T. Woo

Julianne Tamosaitis Woo, 63, passed away Friday, November 18, 2022 at Memorial Health.  Julie was born July 22, 1959 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Algirdas and Ruth Jacobs Tamosaitis.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Danny Tamosaitis.  Surviving Julie are her daughter, Devin Woo of Savannah, GA, son, Richard “Mac” Woo of Buford, GA, sisters, Terri Kennedy, and Rachel Malone, her companion, Daylon Barnard, and her dog, Rosie. Throughout her life, she was a fun-loving woman who loved traveling and being outdoors. Growing up in a military family, Julie quickl ...

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Dr. Sundersham Bhimbra - NOV 17, 2022

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Thomas Michael Arpin - NOV 17, 2022

Thomas Michael Arpin

Thomas Michael Arpin, 41, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at his home in Savannah, Ga.  Tommy had a passion for life and was admired by many. He loved the water, sunsets and his family. Everyone who had met him has a story or a memory to where he had made them feel special. He was born April 3, 1981 in Savannah to the late Donald G. Arpin and Carole A. (Silvia) Arpin.  He was a real estate investor; owning Arpin Enterprises and Arpin Properties with his twin brother. He was of the Catholic faith, attending Nativity/St. Peter’s as a child. He was a gra ...

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Sharon (Sherrie) Davis Tumlin MAY 07, 1944 - NOV 16, 2022

Sharon (Sherrie) Davis Tumlin

Sharon (Sherrie) Davis Tumlin, 78, died Wednesday morning, November 16, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital with her loving family by her side. Sharon was born in Savannah, GA on May 7, 1944 to the late Charles and Geraldine Davis. She was a graduate of the University of Georgia where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English. Sharon later earned her master’s degree in education from Georgia Southern University. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpa Sorority, Phi Beta Kappa, and Phi Kappa Phi. She was an English teacher and media specialist, working in San Antonio, TX, Fairbanks, AK ...

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Susan Thrash MAR 14, 1946 - NOV 16, 2022

Susan Thrash

Susan Gillenwater Thrash, 76, of Wilmington Island, passed away unexpectedly November 14. Born in Saltville, Virginia, on March 14, 1946 to Mack and Bernice Gillenwater, she grew up in Marion and Bristol, VA, graduating from Virginia High School and later Virginia Intermont College, with a degree in art. She married Leland “Slick” Thrash in 1966 and shortly thereafter they moved to Savannah. Susan became well known in the community through jobs at Armstrong State College and Robinson-Humphrey, and she was a member of the Savannah Jaycettes. She and Slick were active in social ...

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Rebecca (Sandy) Leila Tapley - NOV 12, 2022

Rebecca (Sandy) Leila Tapley

Rebecca (Sandy) Leila Tapley died November 12, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  Rebecca was born in Tattnall County on June 10, 1944.  She lived most of her life in Savannah, GA where she attended public schools and college.  She was a retired nurse after working many years in local assisted living communities and hospitals.  She was a Christian and Baptist by faith.  Her greatest joy here on earth was her family. Rebecca was preceded in death by her husband, Doy Tapley, an infant daughter, Angela Kim, her parents, Alford and Rosalyn Zorn Driggers and a sister, Joyce Maid ...

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Jane Fortson Strickland DEC 12, 1930 - NOV 11, 2022

Jane Fortson Strickland

Mrs. Jane Fortson Strickland, 91, of Royston, GA passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022, at the Brown Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Strickland was born in Elberton, GA on December 12, 1930, daughter of the late Everett R. Fortson and the late Louise Vaughn Fortson. She was a secretary having worked at Adult Highschool-GED Testing Center and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, GA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Vernon Strickland; and all of her brothers and sisters. Survivors include her sons, George Everett ...

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Annie Wise O'Neal - NOV 11, 2022

Annie Wise O'Neal

Annie Pauline Wise O’Neal, 73, passed away Friday, November 11, 2022 at Azalealand Nursing Home.  She was born February 16, 1949 in Savannah and was of the Baptist faith.  Mrs. O’Neal worked for the Savannah Mall, The Place at Pooler, and Kroger on Mall Blvd. She is survived by three sons, Lloyd Eugene Harn, Jr. (Melinda), Richard Harn, and Christopher Harn, one daughter, Sheila Brewer (Jason), three grandchildren, Lloyd Eugene Harn, III, Ava Brewer, and Timothy Harn.  She is also survived by one sister, Shirley Woods (Henry), one brother, Herschel Wise (Debbie), ...

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Ann Langille Farr - NOV 11, 2022

Ann Langille Farr

Ann Langille Kasserman Farr was many things to many people.  She was the best friend and beloved wife of Bob Farr. Together they created a love and happiness that made their lives magical. Beautifully, their relationship didn’t overshadow Ann’s other roles, it enhanced them. Ann was a wonderful mother to Shawn (Dawn) Kasserman, Amy (Brian) O’Connell and her precious Kerry Kasserman. Ann formed a special love with her “Farr kids” Brian Farr, Kathy (Andy) Johnson who added so much to her life with their devotion and support. Ann mothered her children and ...

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Ralph Rothwell Eddy - NOV 07, 2022

Ralph Rothwell Eddy

Ralph Rothwell Eddy, age 94 and ½ passed away at his home in Savannah surrounded by his family on Monday, Nov. 7. Ralph was born in Washburn, WI on April 15, 1928 to Ralph Bosley Eddy and his wife Lilly Rebecca Rothwell.  He is predeceased by his beloved wife Patricia Anne Cloutier Eddy and his two sisters, Janet Sybil Rosenthal, and Louanne Marjorie Eddy.  He is survived by his eldest daughter Claire McGuffey, son-in-law Don McGuffey and granddaughter Brooke McGuffey, JD and her husband Stephan Baldwin, all of Atlanta, GA, his son Dr. Ralph Rothwell Eddy Jr., daughter-i ...

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Ruby Constance Bacon APR 20, 1919 - NOV 05, 2022

Ruby Constance Bacon

Ruby Constance Benson Bacon, age 103 ½, died at home November 5, 2022. She was a life long resident of Savannah and daughter of deceased parents Ruth Benson and Robert Benson SR. She was the food service manager at Savannah Country Day for 27 years. She was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church since 1955. Her survivors are her son Harry Marcus Bacon JR (Debra), brothers Alec Benson (Terry) and Richard Benson, grand daughters Caroline Pritchard (Alan), Carrie Wilson, Heather Rogers (William), great grand daughter Elena Pritchard, son-in-law Reed Creaser and several nieces and nephew ...

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Frederick Debele Maner, M.D. AUG 29, 1931 - NOV 05, 2022

Frederick Debele Maner, M.D.

Frederick Debele Maner, MD, 91 years old, died Saturday November 5, 2022, peacefully at home with his wife and family at his side. Deb was born in Savannah, Georgia on August 29, 1931, to the late Margaret Debele Maner and Dr. Edwin Napoleon Maner, Sr.  He graduated from Savannah High School and from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1953, where he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon.  He received his Medical Degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1957, followed by an internship at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas.  He completed his residency at the ...

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Ralph Peter Ranson DEC 07, 1963 - NOV 05, 2022

Ralph Peter Ranson

Ralph Peter Ranson, age 58, died November 5 at his residence of natural causes. A Columbus, Georgia native, he was a long-time resident of Savannah, and owned and operated a heating and cooling service business.  He is survived by his mother, Renate Ranson; brother, Rene Ranson; and others. A memorial visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.  ...

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William Harley "Dub" McLendon DEC 27, 1922 - NOV 04, 2022

William Harley

Our Father, William (Dub) Harley McLendon, passed through Heavens Gates and entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 4, 2022. He was the cornerstone of our family and we will miss him more than words can possibly express and his departure leaves those of us left behind broken-hearted yet rejoicing that he is at last with his Lord and Savior and in a new life, never ending, with his departed loved ones including the love of his life, our Mother, Hilda McLendon. All that we are or ever hope to be, we owe to both of them. Our Father was a faithful Christian man of the greatest generation ...

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Alice Faye Hyers - NOV 04, 2022

Alice Faye Hyers

Alice Faye Hyers, 95, passed away Friday, November 4, 2022.  She was born February 10, 1927 in Savannah, GA to the late Charles and Alice Cleveland Lowenthal.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Adrian Foster Hyers, daughters, Mary Elizabeth Hyers, Linda Thomas, Carol Cooley, and grandson, John Conders.  Mrs. Hyers worked for the Savannah Morning News, Learners Department Store, and Rose of Sharon Senior Living.  She was a communicant of the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist, loved traveling around the world, and spending time ...

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Matthew W. Armstrong - NOV 03, 2022

Matthew W. Armstrong

Matthew W. Armstrong, 48, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Memorial Health after a brief illness.  A private service and burial will be held at a alter date.  ...

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Thomas Edward Simmons JUL 18, 1931 - OCT 30, 2022

Thomas Edward Simmons

Thomas Edward Simmons, 91, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022 at his home with his family by his side.  He was born July 18, 1931 in Philadephia, PA to the late Leon and Hattie Simmons.  Mr. Simmons retired from the United States Air Force, and the U.S.Postal Service.   A Graveside Service with military honors will be held 12:00 p.m., Friday, November 4, 2022 at Beaufort National Cemetery,  ...

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Charlotte Ann "Penny" Telgener JUN 04, 1932 - OCT 29, 2022

Charlotte Ann

Charlotte PenningtonTelgener (Penny) of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully the morning of October 29 after a fight with cancer. Charlotte was born in 1932 and spent most of her youthful years in Sandpoint, Idaho, a small town in the Northern panhandle of that State.  While attending High School she met John Telgener who she married following their graduation from the University of Idaho. Penny is a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and attained a Bachelor of Science degree, Home Economics.  Following graduation, she and her husband relocated to Connecticut where they beg ...

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Fred Thomas Buck OCT 12, 1945 - OCT 29, 2022

Fred Thomas Buck

     Fred Thomas Buck, 77, quietly and peacefully slipped off to Heaven to be with his beloved wife of 50 years, Mary Caren, on October 29, 2022. For the past year, Fred lived at Summer Breeze Senior Living where he suffered from a broken heart and dementia, missing Mary every day of his remaining days here on Earth.      Fred was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia but spent his summers on the Isle of Wight in Midway, Georgia, fishing and boating. He loved being on the water and riding around in his boat. When he wasn’t working, he spent the weekend takin ...

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Winston H. Haselden MAY 07, 1942 - OCT 28, 2022

Winston H. Haselden

Mr. Winston H. Haselden Sr., 80, of Savannah, passed away Friday, October 28, 2022. He was born May 7, 1942 in Wilmington, North Carolina, son of the late Robert Harris and Winnie Belle Harris. Mr. Haselden was a faithful member of Bible Baptist Church. He attended Bethesda Academy, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served a tour in the Vietnam War. Mr. Haselden cherished his family and had a passionate heart for children. Survivors include his children, Debbie Gallovith (Michael) of Savannah, Winston H. Haselden Jr., (Trish) of Rincon, Jay Haselden of Savannah, and Sherr ...

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Tuan Quoc Tran NOV 30, 1963 - OCT 28, 2022

Tuan Quoc Tran

Tuan Quoc Tran, 58, died peacefully on Friday, October 28, 2022.  Visitation and prayer service will be held on Thursday and Friday, November 3rd and 4th, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at Catholic Church of Saints Peter And Paul. Burial will follow in Catholic Cemetery.  ...

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Emory A. Jenkins SEP 02, 1939 - OCT 26, 2022

Emory A. Jenkins

Emory A. Jenkins, 83, of Savannah, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2022. A native of Savannah, he was born September 2, 1939, the son of the late Emory Speir Jenkins and Thelma Fields Jenkins. Serving the Savannah area for over 45 years as a pharmacist, Mr. Jenkins co-owned Don Auld’s and Windsor Pharmacy. He was a 1967 graduate of the University of Georgia and a U.S. Navy veteran who served on the USS Enterprise during the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Emory was a devoted Christian, husband, and father who was passionate about Georgia football, Braves baseball, and anything his family pursue ...

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Ralph Barrett "Barry" Burns MAY 15, 1945 - OCT 26, 2022

Ralph Barrett

Ralph Barrett Burns, “Barry”, was born on May 15, 1945, in Savannah, Georgia, and passed away in Columbia, SC on October 26, 2022, at Agape House of Lexington.  He resided in Columbia since January 1970.  He was the son of Ralph Burns of Statesboro, Georgia, and Pearl Benson Burns of Savannah, Georgia.  He is survived by his son, Robert Brett Burns, and his family, wife, Nicole, and daughters, Madison and Emily Holley, of Lexington, SC; his sister, Marsha Burns Huntington, of Savannah; brother, Rodney Craig Burns and his wife, Jo Ann Coleman of Savannah; his nephe ...

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Francis C. "Frank" Mathews, Jr. AUG 06, 1929 - OCT 25, 2022

Francis C.

SAVANNAH, GA - Frank Cannarella Mathews, Jr., 93, passed away peacefully at Summer Breeze Senior Living after a brief illness. Frank was born August 6, 1929, at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Taylor and Habersham Street.  He lived at York and Habersham Street in an old house with a pot belly stove and coal to heat the first floor.  He was taught by the Marist Brothers and Sisters of Mercy until the eighth grade.  He graduated high school at Benedictine in the class of 1947 and then attended the University of Georgia, graduating in the class of 1951. After his time at UGA ...

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Juan Carlos Torres, M.D. DEC 14, 1945 - OCT 25, 2022

Juan Carlos Torres, M.D.

Dr. Juan Carlos Torres, 46, died Tuesday, October 25, 2022. The San Juan, Puerto Rico native was a resident of Sarasota, FL. He leaves behind his wife, two sons, his parents,a brother, and a sister.  The family is planning a private service in Puerto Rico.   ...

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Martha Kane Brown - OCT 23, 2022

Martha Kane Brown

Martha Clark Kane Brown died October 23, 2022 in Savannah, GA. She was born in 1926 in Richmond, VA and grew up in Charlottesville, VA and Kingsport, TN. A Phi Kappa Phi honor graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, she was editor of the campus newspaper and president of Chi Omega. At Tennessee she met her husband Edward Ansel Brown of Chattanooga. She continued a lifelong study of literature at Cambridge University, England; University of North Wales; and John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH. She first began teaching in 1950 at Savannah High School (now Savannah Arts Academy) ...

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Phillip A. James MAR 29, 1960 - OCT 22, 2022

Phillip A. James

Phillip A. James, 62, of Shellman Bluff, died peacefully on October 22, 2022 at his home after a short illness. He was born in Savannah, Georgia and is preceded in death by his parents Donald L. James and Lucille F. James, and his brother Fred James (Diane). He is a 1982 graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned his BBA degree, majoring in marketing.  He was a bulldog fan and enjoyed watching the football games between the hedges. He was employed by Savannah Toyota where he was an assistant service manager.  He excelled in his customer relations, receiving severa ...

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Cecil D. Abarr JAN 25, 1929 - OCT 22, 2022

Cecil D. Abarr

Cecil Dale Abarr passed away peacefully Saturday, October 22, 2022 at Spanish Oaks Hospice in Savannah, GA at the age of 93 with family by his side. Cecil was born January 25th, 1929, on a farm south of Blockton, Iowa to parents Marietta Bruner Abarr and Ardith Abarr. Upon high school graduation in Clearfield, IA in 1946, Cecil enlisted in the Army serving as a Sergeant and was awarded a World War II victory medal. In 1951, Cecil graduated from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa with a Business Degree and soon married Margaret McAlpin Abarr. They had three children: Dennis (Sheela, one s ...

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Henry Cardwell Smith, III NOV 26, 1949 - OCT 22, 2022

Henry Cardwell Smith, III

Henry Cardwell Smith III Henry Cardwell Smith, 72, of Savannah, Ga died Saturday afternoon, October 22, 2022.  He was born in Waycross, GA to the late Henry C. Smith Jr. and Martha Burnam McDonald Smith in November 1949.  Card was a graduate of Waycross High School in 1968 and played several sports to include football and track.  He was awarded a Track Team Record Certificate for establishing a new school record for the Sprint Medley Relay in 1968. Card attended Georgia Southern University, graduating with a degree in Geology in 1975 and was a proud member of the Phi Delta ...

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Benny Jane Newton Banks - OCT 22, 2022

Benny Jane Newton Banks

Benny Jane Newton Banks, age 96, of Southern Pines and Salisbury, NC, passed away from natural causes while surrounded by her family. Services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Salisbury, NC at 2 PM Wednesday, October 26, 2022. She will be buried Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Greenwich Cemetery in Savannah, GA. Benny was born in Augusta, Georgia, in 1925, the second of two girls.  Her father, Benjamin Newton worked as a bookkeeper for the Ford Motor Company in Waynesboro, Georgia and passed away when she was only two years old, and she was raised by he ...

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Mary Ellen Fountain - OCT 22, 2022

Mary Ellen Fountain

Mary Ellen Sullivan Fountain, 88, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  She was born September 25, 1934 in Savannah to the late Maurice and Ann Stapleton Sullivan.  Mary graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy and attended St. James Catholic Church.  She was a Real Estate Agent for David Byck Realty, and later for Seabolt Realty.  She is survived by her sons, William M. Fountain, and Eric H. Fountain, as well as two grandson, William Cody Fountain, and Tyler C. Fountain.  A private graveside service will be held in Bonaventure Cemetery. ...

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Michael Joseph Kilpatrick, Sr. FEB 13, 1938 - OCT 21, 2022

Michael Joseph Kilpatrick, Sr.

Glory Be To God…. Michael Joseph Kilpatrick, Sr., 84, has been called home to paradise and into the arms of his loving Father, Jesus Christ on Friday, October 21, 2022.    He was preceded in death by Parents: William Wesley Kilpatrick, and Margaret Martha Cooper Kilpatrick, and his siblings, Siblings: William Kilpatrick (Marie), Jerome Kilpatrick (Minnie), Henry Kilpatrick (Joyce), Margie Bailey (Harry) Frances Lutes (Roy), and MaryKendrick (Malcolm).  His is survived by his wife of 63 years, Carol Hiers Kilpatrick, his sister, Sara ...

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Doris Goldberg Wiggins - OCT 21, 2022

Doris Goldberg Wiggins

Doris Joanne Goldberg Wiggins “Ema” passed away Friday, October 21, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia. Doris was born in Savannah on November 16, 1929. She was a Savannah High School graduate and longtime resident. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stacy Benjamin Wiggins, her son, Richard Stacy Wiggins, her sister Christine Goldberg Shuman (Jimmy), and her parents, Louis James and Agnes Hansen Goldberg. She is survived by her son, Christopher Stacy Wiggins (Kathy) and her daughter, JoAnne Wiggins Warman (Kenny), her brothers, Louis Goldberg, Jr. (Kay) and Donald Goldberg (Janice), ...

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Dale Vernon Ashman - OCT 20, 2022

Dale Vernon Ashman

Dale Vernon Ashman of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully at home on October 20, 2022, after a valiant fight with pancreatic cancer. His wife of 54 years, Leigh Gordon Ashman, was by his side.  He is survived by their children, son Eric McGuire Ashman (Rachel) of Warner Robins, Georgia and daughter Lindsay Stuart Ashman of Savannah, and his beloved grandson, Clay Hudson Proper of Athens, Georgia.    Dale attended Benedictine Military School in Savannah, where he made lifelong friends (thank you, Freddie and Ben!) and later graduated with a degree in Political Sci ...

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Francis C. "Frank" Mathews, III FEB 25, 1958 - OCT 20, 2022

Francis C.

Frank C. Mathews III, age 64, of Savannah, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2022.  Frankie was born  February 25, 1958 in Savannah, Georgia to Margaret Thurn Mathews and Frank C. Mathews Jr.  Frank is survived by his father, Frank C. Mathews Jr. ; brother Pat Mathews (Garlana) ; sisters; Carolyn Hefner (Mark Hefner) Alice Dongieux; Niece; Lauren Mathews; Nephews; Hunter and Brendan Mathews; Cory, Scott, and Ryan Hefner; Trey and Jon Paul Dongieux.     "Frankie" was preceded in death by Mother Margaret Thurn Mathews.   ...

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Rafael Sainz-Fernandez - OCT 20, 2022

Rafael Sainz-Fernandez

Rafael Virgilio Sainz-Fernandez, 79, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 24, 1942 in Puerto Rico, and was retired from the U.S. Army where he was a Special Agent of the Army Intelligence.  He was a member of St. James Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Mariela Ruth Sainz, three children, Ada Sainz (Joseph), Carlos Sainz, and Rafael Sainz (Vicky), three step-children, Mariela Atencio-Gamboa (Rolando), Aristela Atencio, and Luis Atencio (Catherine), 15 grandchildren, and one brother, Tony Sainz. Visitatio ...

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Cameron Bradley Knight OCT 24, 1989 - OCT 20, 2022

Cameron Bradley Knight

Cameron Bradley Knight, 32 years old, unexpectedly died in Summerville, SC on October 20, 2022, four days before his 33rd birthday. Cameron is survived by his parents, Donna Michelle Knight, Bill (William S.) Knight; brother, William B. Knight, MD; sister, Amberly, C. Knight, two dogs, Kush and Taco; as well as other family members and many, many friends. Cameron grew up in Savannah, Georgia and lived most of his short life there. He moved to Ladson, South Carolina in 2021 to attend a welding school for specialty welding certifications. Cameron began work as a welder ...

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Paul Morris Withers - OCT 19, 2022

Paul Morris Withers

Paul Morris Withers, 83, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022 in Savannah.  He was a Professional Polo player, where he began his career in England.  He is survived by his wife, Sheldon Gerry Withers, and other relatives.   A service will be held in November in Delhi, New York, with burial in St. James Cemetery.      ...

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Walter "Ray" Hartzler, Jr. - OCT 19, 2022


Walter “Ray” Hartzler, Jr., 66, passed away October 19th, 2022 following a brief illness.  Ray was born in Atlanta, GA and grew up the Sagamore Hills area, where he graduated from Lakeside High School in Atlanta.  Ray married his childhood sweetheart, Yvonne Gaston, in 1989 and they relocated to Tybee Island, GA in 1992.  Ray and Yvonne loved living on the island, being on the beach, riding bikes, and spending time with family and friends.  They moved to Wilmington Island in 2003 and later became residents of Bull River Shoals, where Ray was a member of the ...

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Barbara Griffith Porter - OCT 18, 2022

Barbara Griffith Porter

Barbara Juanita Griffith Porter, 79, of Savannah, GA, and wife of the late Robert Shig Porter, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 18, 2022, in the warm comfort of her home.  Born in Savannah, GA on March 2, 1943, she was the eldest child of the late Robert Henry Griffith, Sr. and the late Loretta Gallovitch Griffith of Savannah.  Barbara was employed for many years at Union Camp Corp. in the Talol Plant, worked as a Realtor for Burkhalter Realty in Savannah, served as a substitute Teacher, and taught Sunday School for many years as a devoted memb ...

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Raymond Kenneth Cheong DEC 19, 1955 - OCT 17, 2022

Raymond Kenneth Cheong

Raymond Kenneth Cheong, 66 years old, died on Monday, October 17th, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida but lived most of his life in Savannah. Raymond attended Savannah High School and was a graduate of Armstrong State College. He went into business with his parents, Jackie and Kenny Cheong, on various businesses. Ray eventually went on to run his own 7/11 convenience stores named, “Rays,” for over 25 years.   Some others may have known Raymond as “Papa Ray.” Regardless of what you call him, if you do not know who Ray Cheong was, ...

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Susan Maria Powers DEC 05, 1951 - OCT 16, 2022

Susan Maria Powers

Susan F. Powers – December 5, 1951 – October 16, 2022 Susan Maria Faso Powers passed away on October 16, 2022, at Candler Hospital surrounded by her family. Susan accepted and dealt with life’s hurdles with a determination that defined her. She was strong-willed but also kind and caring to everyone. Susan was immensely spiritual and is undoubtedly resting in peace at home now. Susan was a State of Georgia retiree, a talented seamstress, artist, and gardener.  She loved crocheting, reading, playing board games and bird watching. Susan was born December 5, 1951 ...

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John Cheeks, Sr. MAR 04, 1942 - OCT 16, 2022

John Cheeks, Sr.

John Cheeks, Sr., 80, of Savannah, GA, and husband of June McLeod Cheeks died Sunday morning, October 16, 2022. Born in Louisville, GA, to the late Clarence Cheeks, Sr., and Maude Gay Cheeks.  John served as a police officer for more than 37 years.  He began his career working three years with the Thunderbolt Police Department before serving with the Chatham County Police  Department where he retired as a Captain in 2003 after 34 years of service..  John was a member of the Catholic faith.  He loved fishing, playing guitar, Georgia Bull ...

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Mary Evelyn Goodman APR 30, 1948 - OCT 15, 2022

Mary Evelyn Goodman

Mary E. Goodman, 74, passed away in her home surrounded by family on October 15, 2022. Mary was the daughter of the late Leroy and Edna Sandberg, born on April 30, 1948 in Atlanta.   She leaves behind her children, Charles, and Emma Wurtsbaugh Sr. of Savannah. Jason and Sabra Wurtsbaugh of Stockbridge. Nancy Everett of Austell, Tami Baxter of Savannah, and Danny and Laura Smith of Savannah. Her brother Jack Sandberg of Savannah. Her grandchildren Aaron, Chance, Charles Jr., Peyton, Richard, Dillion, Brittney, Jasmine, Angel, Frank, Nikki, and Samantha. Great Grand Children Jacob, Brant ...

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Erlene Stokes Halstead SEP 29, 1931 - OCT 13, 2022

Erlene Stokes Halstead

Erlene Stokes Halstead, 91, died peacefully on Thursday, October 13, 2022. The Grady County, GA native was a longtime resident of Savannah and Midway. Erlene was born on September 29, 1931 to the late John William and Ester Mills Stokes. She married the late Hersel Lamar Halstead in 1949. Erlene retired as a nurse in 1960 from Liberty County Mental Health after more than 19 years of service. She enjoyed reading, fishing, and traveling; however, Erlene’s passion was spending time with her family. In addition to her parents and her husband, Erlene was predeceased by two sons, John La ...

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Julia Eloise Varn Kessler OCT 14, 1927 - OCT 13, 2022

Julia Eloise Varn Kessler

Julia Varn Kessler, 94, died peacefully on Thursday, October 13, 2022. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on October 14, 1927. Julia lived in Stillwell Towers for more than 38 years. She was an icon in the Medical Arts neighborhood and had a special relationship with the residents and businesses.   Julia is survived by her neighbors and friends that will all miss her dearly. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. A private burial will be held in Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park. ...

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Joseph (Riley) White JUN 28, 1997 - OCT 13, 2022

Joseph (Riley) White

Joseph Riley White, III of Savannah, GA, passed away suddenly on October 13, 2022 at the young age of 25. Riley, professionally known as Joseph, was born on June 28th, 1997.  He is survived by his parents, Janet Stafford White and Joseph Riley White, Jr. and brothers, Chandler, and Grayson White.  He is also survived by his grandparents, Mema Shirley Horovitz, Mema Patsy and Papa Joesph Riley White, Sr.  as well as uncles Brian Stafford, Steve Stafford and Randy Todd, aunt Marcy White Todd and cousin Tyson Todd.  He is reunited with his Papa Buddy Horovitz, Pap ...

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Patricia Waters Brennan - OCT 13, 2022

Patricia Waters Brennan

Patricia Waters Brennan ("Pat") passed away peacefully on October 13,2022. She was born in Savannah in 1929 and attended The Pape School and Blackstone College for Girls. Pat was a local TV personality co-hosting "3 For the Show" in the 60's and 70's at WSAV. Earlier, she starred as Daisy Mae in the Savannah Little Theater smash hit production of Cil Abner. In her youth, she became an accomplished equestrian and taught riding at the Sa Hi Riding School. Pat was a Savannah debutante in 1947 and was renowned for her beauty and eloquence. She was ...

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Sharon Embrey Weeks APR 10, 1952 - OCT 12, 2022

Sharon Embrey Weeks

Sharon Embrey Weeks died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on October 12, 2022 after a valiant and unyielding battle with cancer. Born April 10, 1952 to Charles S. and Jacqueline Embrey, Sharon was a powerful woman whose robust intellect and indomitable spirit allowed her to approach life on her own terms as a mother, a wife, a leader in the community and a powerful advocate for innovative progress in cancer treatment.  Although diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2010, Sharon refused to let her diagnosis define her. She fought ferociously against the disease, challen ...

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Ann Stovall Stevens AUG 31, 1928 - OCT 12, 2022

Ann Stovall Stevens

Ann Marshall Stovall Stevens passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.  Ann, born on August 31, 1928 in Savannah, Georgia was married to Henry Dana Stevens, III for sixty-six years. She was blessed with and survived by their two children, Henry Dana Stevens IV (Mary Lee) of Savannah, and Cabell Stevens Cummins (Patrick) of Charlotte, NC.; four grandchildren, Dana Coates Stevens (Courtland), Scott Alexander Stevens (Lea), Robert Wilson Cummins (Maya), and Andrew Joseph Cummins; seven great grandchildren; and her dear cousins, nephews, niece, and f ...

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Thomas Joseph McDonough, Jr. AUG 26, 1937 - OCT 12, 2022

Thomas Joseph McDonough, Jr.

Thomas Joseph McDonough, Jr., 85, died peacefully on October 12, 2022.  Tom attended Sacred Heart School and was a 1955 graduate of Benedictine Miliary School in Savannah. He attended Georgia Tech and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1962. Tom earned his MBA from University of Louisville (1973) and his JD from University of South Carolina (1982). He retired from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) in 2006 after 27 years of service. Tom is preceded in death by his father, Thomas Joseph McDonough, Sr., and mother, Josephine Franklin McDonough, ...

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Scott Galloway NOV 12, 1965 - OCT 12, 2022

Scott Galloway

Scott Galloway, 56, passed away in Savannah, GA, on October 12, 2022. Scott was born on November 12, 1965, in Owensboro, KY, to Tommy and Gayle (Knight) Galloway. Scott is survived by his wife, Shelley Galloway (Nicely), his daughter, Emily Galloway, and his mother, Gayle Strehl; his sisters, Susie Fogle and Laurie (Jim) Pugh; his aunt Ginny (Ed) Simon; his nieces, Valerie Kamuf, Katelyn Kamuf, and Molly Pugh; and his nephews, Max Fogle and Ripley Pugh. His fathers, Tommy Galloway and Philip Strehl; grandparents Doris (Knight) Puckett, Henry and Helen Galloway, and Joseph and Nina Strehl ...

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Alexander Atkinson Lawrence , Jr. JUN 23, 1934 - OCT 12, 2022

Alexander Atkinson Lawrence , Jr.

Alexander  Atkinson Lawrence, Jr. of Valdosta and Savannah, died peacefully on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at his home in Valdosta. Alex was born in Savannah on June 23, 1934 to the late Honorable Alexander Atkinson Lawrence Sr. and Margaret Adams Lawrence. He attended Woodberry Forest School in Orange, Virginia and Darlington School in Rome, Georgia. Alex graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Business Administration, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He also served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. Alex worked as a Trust Offi ...

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Gary "Dan" Brown Jr. FEB 13, 1969 - OCT 12, 2022


Mr. Gary “Dan” Brown, 53 Jr., of Savannah, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Dan was a native of Savannah, born February 13, 1969, son of Katharine Haynes Brown of Savannah, and the late Gary Dan Brown Sr. Survivors in addition to his mother include two brothers, Steven Anthony Brown of Savannah, and Brud Moore (Beth) of Anderson, SC, aunt Martha Haynes Jurgensen (Charles) of Charlotte, NC, uncles, Billy Haynes (Donna) of Savannah, and Andrew Haynes of Charlotte, NC, and many nieces, nephews, cousins. The graveside service for Dan Brown will be held at 2:00, Friday, Oc ...

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Pamela Sapp Sauers MAY 28, 1955 - OCT 11, 2022

Pamela Sapp Sauers

Pamela Sapp Sauers, age 67, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, October 11th at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Pam was born May 28th, 1955, at the former Telfair Hospital in downtown Savannah. She attended Savannah Christian Preparatory School. Pam never met a stranger and was always looking to help people. She grew up in Kensington Park and stayed in touch with her neighbors over the years. For the past 25 years, Pam lived on Wilmington Island. She loved the “island life.” Her outgoing personality made her a perfect fit for her career as F ...

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Homer Lehman Yaughn, Jr. FEB 01, 1949 - OCT 10, 2022

Homer Lehman Yaughn, Jr.

Homer Lehman Yaughn, Jr. 73, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 10, 2022, at his home and with loving and devoted wife by his side.  Lehman was born February 1, 1949 to the late Homer Lehman Yaughn, Sr. and Willie Mae McDaniel Yaughn.  He retired from Savannah Electric and Power Company after 26 years of service and then went on to work for Crumbley Compound for many years until his death.  During his time at Crumbley he established many lifelong relationships with clients that became close friends.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple for over 20 ...

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Murray Booth Howell FEB 01, 1938 - OCT 09, 2022

Murray Booth Howell

Murray Booth Howell died peacefully on the morning of October 9, 2022, after eighty-four productive years filled with interesting work, family, and adventures. Starting as a ceramic tile contractor in his teens and then focusing on commercial masonry construction, he had a successful forty-year career as the owner/president/estimator of United Masonry, Inc. in the southeast Tidewater area of Virginia. He was proud of the work his company’s bricklayers, superintendents, laborers, and staff accomplished in Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and surround ...

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Patricia Ann Marston JUN 02, 1950 - OCT 09, 2022

Patricia Ann Marston

Patricia Anne Marston, 72, of Wilmington Island Georgia, passed away on the morning of October 9th 2022. Patricia was born on June 2nd, 1950, to Wanda Alt Rhoden and Robert Downen in Sesser, Illinois. Patricia was raised in the Mountains of Petersburg, West Virginia, in her formative years, attended high school in California, and settled in Oklahoma. Here she raised her three children and eventually moved to a small town in Maine, where she co-owned the restaurant Grendal’s Den for several years; her love for children also influenced her to open a thriving daycare center, Mother’s ...

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Thomas Andrew Myers OCT 28, 1937 - OCT 08, 2022

Thomas Andrew Myers

Thomas Andrew Myers, 84, died October 8, 2022, with his family by his side. He was born in Thomasville, NC on October 28, 1937, to Mabel Sullivan Myers and Willis Lamberth Myers. Tommy graduated from High Point University, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, with a degree in Chemistry. He enjoyed a career at Akzo Nobel, a Universal Chemistry Company for 40 years. Tommy (Papa Tom) was a patient, kind, courageous and brave man who loved his family and friends. He endured the disease of multiple sclerosis for many years with hope and faith. He is preceded in death by h ...

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Rosemary D. Ambos - OCT 07, 2022

Rosemary D. Ambos

Rosemary D. Ambos, 83, born in St. Augustine, Florida, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2022 after battling a rare form of cancer. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Henry F. Ambos Jr., and her parents, Charles Deshocka and Frances Olliff.  S Rosemary was a proud honor graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy in Savannah.  Grandma Rosie, as she was affectionately called, lived a full life of loving and supporting her husband, sons, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren.  Rosemary was an avid reader, loved a good card game and enjoyed her sips of wine ...

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Jason Lee Harmon NOV 19, 1982 - OCT 07, 2022

Jason Lee Harmon

Jason Lee Harmon, 39, son of the late Stephanie Harmon and Robert Harmon, brother of Christopher and William Harmon, and grandson of the late William and Ruth McGuire passed away on October 7, 2022, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Jason was a lifelong resident of Wilmington Island and a graduate of Savannah Technical College. Graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in Greenwich Cemetery. Please visit to sign our online guestbook.  ...

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Xander Pascual OCT 05, 2022 - OCT 07, 2022

Xander Pascual

Xander Pascual, age two days, died peacefully in his parents’ arms on Friday, October 7, 2022 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. Surviving are his loving parents, Jason and Sarah Pascual; brothers, Louis, Clark and Oscar; as well as his twin brother, Xavier; his maternal grandparents, Greg and Dyana Sankovich; paternal grandparents, Adelia Pascual and the late Alfredo Pascual.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at St. James Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery.   ...

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Ret. LTC Jon Milne Peterson SEP 23, 1938 - OCT 07, 2022

Ret. LTC Jon Milne Peterson

October 7th 2022, Ret. LTC Jon Milne Peterson, slipped peacefully away in his sleep, with his beloved at his side.  Jon was born Sept.23, 1938 to Ralph Francis and Alice Milne Peterson in Camden, NJ.  He lived the majority of his youth in Wilmington Delaware and was a member of the Boy Scouts of America.  The Scouts offered him his first business & conservation opportunity when he and fellow members founded the Snowald Corporation, which still operates to this day. He graduated from Mercersburg Academy with the class of 1957. He studied Political Science at the University ...

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Helen Earlene Rusden - OCT 06, 2022

Helen Earlene Rusden

Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.  Proverbs 31:31 Helen Earlene Harrison Rusden, 90, passed away peacefully Thursday, October 6, 2022 at Hospice Savannah after a short battle with lung cancer.  Earlene was born November 13, 1931 in Savannah, GA to Herbert “Mike” and Lucy Harrison. Mrs. Rusden thoroughly embraced her role as the matriarch of the family, giving her last orders just hours before passing. Mrs. Rusden is survived by her children, Col (USAF Retired) Michael J. Rusden (Dana), and JoAnn R ...

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Haywood Nichols APR 26, 1938 - OCT 04, 2022

Haywood Nichols

Haywood Nichols  1938 – 2022 He passed away on October 4th, after a year of 3 strokes and physical therapy and hospitalizations. He fought it hard but now can rest. His family and friends were at his bedside. He had a wonderful last day with visits from good friends and his family. I cannot cry sad tears for Haywood. All I can do is be thankful for 60 years with him. Haywood was born in Savannah in 1938. His parents, Julia Haywood Nichols and Francis Marion Nichols, lived in the home on 48th Street built by Julia's father. He attended Charles Ellis elementary school for si ...

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Dominica Cardinal AUG 04, 1938 - OCT 03, 2022

Dominica Cardinal

Dominica Maslog Cardinal passed away at Memorial Health on Monday, October 3, 2022 with her children by her side. Born on August 4, 1938 in Legazpi City, Albay Province, Philippines, she was the daughter to the late Ignacio Maslog and Trinidad O’Castro. She attended the University of San Carlos in Cebu City, Philippines where she earned Bachelors of Science in Education. Upon graduation, she worked at Feati University in Manila, Philippines as a Librarian. In 1969, Dominica took flight by herself and immigrated to the United States with three children under the age of four years old. ...

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Roxann Joy Stone DEC 12, 1946 - OCT 01, 2022

Roxann Joy Stone

Roxann Joy Stone, 75, of Midway, GA, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville, GA.  She was born December 12, 1946 in St. Paul, MN to George Samuel Stone and Marion Menier Stone.    No services are scheduled at this time.   ...

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Alissa Marie Gordon APR 28, 1993 - OCT 01, 2022

Alissa Marie Gordon

Alissa Marie Gordon, age 29, of Hiram, Georgia, passed away at home during the final hours of September, 2022. She was predeceased by her beloved Nana, Ernestine Forbes, and her step-father, Jeff Grimes. Alissa is survived by a host of family members who loved her dearly, and many close friends that she cherished as family. Throughout her lifetime, Alissa’s love for her grandmother, Glenda Beach, and devotion to her mother, Melissa Gordon, were ever present. Alissa was a 2011 graduate of Appling County High School in Baxley, Georgia. Following graduation, she underwent rigorous traini ...

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Frances Greene - SEP 30, 2022

Frances Greene

Frances Parker Compher Greene, 100, died Sept. 30 at Hospice Savannah (GA). She was born in Hamilton, VA, and grew up in the 1930s in central Florida when the land was still wild.  She worked for the war effort at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, FL, and as a civilian at Fort Benning in the 1940s.  She lived in Columbus for more than 70 years, working as a receptionist and assistant for an ophthalmologist.  She completed her college degree from Columbus State University at the age of 72.  Beginning in the 1990s she traveled extensively through most of Europe and to Ha ...

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Virginia Williamson JUL 20, 1935 - SEP 29, 2022

Virginia Williamson

Virginia Edwards Williamson, age 87, died September 29, 2022 at her residence.  The Clyo, Georgia native was a long-time resident of Savannah, was a homemaker, and was a member of Savannah Baptist Center. Surviving are her daughter, Judy Cope; sister, Audrey Edwards; brother, Gene Edwards; 16 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Savannah Baptist Center on Wheaton Street. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 5, at 11:30 a.m. at Savannah Baptist Center. Burial will be in G ...

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Rosa Mary Everard - SEP 29, 2022

Rosa Mary Everard

Rosa Mary Everard, 94, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022 at Buckingham South.  No services are planned at this time.  ...

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Laura C. Heisey - SEP 29, 2022

Laura C. Heisey

Laura C. Heisey (March 1950—September 2022) Laura Cole Heisey of Tybee Island, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 29, 2022 with her husband by her side.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Augustus H. Heisey III; her daughter, Laura Kathryn McCallar Matthews, (Matthew); two grandchildren, Mallory and Callan; three stepchildren, Elizabeth Heisey (Brent Guest); step-grandson Cavan; Katharine Heisey (Jeffrey Ferris); step-grandson Nathan; Augustus H. Heisey IV (Aundreia); step-granddaughter, Ellis; brother, George ...

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Wayne Walden - SEP 29, 2022

Wayne Walden

Wayne Walden, 60, of Buford, GA, passed away September 29, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  Arrengements are incomplete at this time.  ...

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Diana L. Smock - SEP 28, 2022

Diana L. Smock

Diana L. Smock, 71, of Savannah, Ga passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 surrounded by her family. Diana was born one of eight children to Earl and Lillian Smock. She graduated from West Vigo High School in West Terre Haute, Indiana in 1971, but later moved to Georgia where she resided for the last 30 years. Diana was a talented and devoted seamstress where she established and ran a successful business “Diana’s Alterations.” Diana was a proud member of Savannah First Seventh-day Adventist Church. Diana is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Joe an ...

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Sherri Kay Harn Deaton - SEP 28, 2022

Sherri Kay Harn Deaton

Sherri Kay Harn Deaton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 29, 2022 at the age of 63 years young. She was born on January 13, 1959, to Goldie Little and to the late Marion Harn. Sherri loved her grandchildren, and her smile and laugh can be best remembered as she played board games with her sisters and brothers. She loved to garden and watch old movies, and she loved to collect beautiful things. She loved God, her family, and her many friends and neighbors. She is preceded in death by her father, Marion, her stepmother Martha, as well as many beloved aunts and uncles. She is ...

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Michael Crete - SEP 28, 2022

Michael Crete

Michael Crete, 65, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at Oceanside Nursing Home.  No service is planned at this time.  ...

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Lora Gail Ganey APR 14, 1943 - SEP 28, 2022

Lora Gail Ganey

Lora Gail Ganey was born on April 14,1943 in Palm Beach County, Florida. Heaven's Gate was opened for her on September 28,2022. She was a 1960 graduate of Lyons High School. After graduation she married Millard Ganey, Jr, the love of her life. Together they lived in Lyons, Vidalia, and later Savannah, Georgia. Gail worked at WBBT, WVOP, and retired from WTOC television. Together, she and Millard, owned Foster's on Wilmington Island and also, with their son Mitch, they owned Dr. B.S Muther's Bar B Que. She became a dedicated follower of Christ, and along with ...

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Mary Charles McLaughlin Boniface JUL 09, 1936 - SEP 28, 2022

Mary Charles McLaughlin Boniface

Mary Charles McLaughlin Boniface died in Richmond Virginia on September 28, 2022. She was born on July 9, 1936 in Macon, Georgia. She is preceded in death by her parents Mary Bischoff McLaughlin and Charles Keiley McLaughlin, her husband Robert Edward Boniface and child, Robert Charles Boniface. She graduated from Mount DeSales Academy in Macon followed by Dunbarton College in Washington DC earning a BA in English literature.                Mary is survived by her children Katherine Boniface Elliott, Nancy Boniface Weekley, Robert Keiley Boniface (Jen ...

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Harold G. Hoecherl JAN 26, 1934 - SEP 27, 2022

Harold G. Hoecherl

Harold George Hoecherl died on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 surrounded by his family under the care of Savannah Hospice at Buckingham South in Savannah, Georgia. He was born January 26, 1933 in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin to Marie Bauer Elder Hoecherl and Oscar Gould Elder. He was later adopted by Louis Rupert Hoecherl. Harry Hoecherl began his violin studies with Hilda McConnell in Spooner, Wisconsin at age 11. He graduated from Northland College in 1955 with a BA in music education with an emphasis in violin and clarinet. There he met and married his wife, Alexandra Shattuck. They spent th ...

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Donna Scott Santschi - SEP 26, 2022

Donna Scott Santschi

Donna Scott Santschi, 75, passed away Monday, September 26, 2022 at her home with her husband by her side.  She was born April 27, 1947 in Savannah to the late Christopher C. Scott and Ermal McGlohon Scott.  Donna worked for the Chatham County School System as a bus driver, and also for Old Town Trolley Tours, where she was fortunate to meet several celebrities. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Paul Santschi, Jr. Donna is survived by her husband of 58 years, Paul Santschi, Sr., her brother-in-law, Ronald Santschi (Jackie), a niece, and several c ...

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Ellene Wilkinson Anderson MAR 05, 1945 - SEP 25, 2022

Ellene Wilkinson Anderson

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, Ellene Wilkinson Anderson, loving wife and mother of two, passed away at age seventy-seven. Ellene left a strong legacy of love in the lives of so many, especially her husband, Tom Anderson, two daughters, Deanna Sorrells and Danielle Akrong (Cecil); and granddaughter, Mia Ellene Akrong.  A lifelong resident of Savannah, Ellene was the daughter of the late Henry Nielson and Mary Guyton Wilkinson. She was a lifetime member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband and two daughters, Ellene is survived by a brother, Will ...

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Anne McShane Adams - SEP 25, 2022

Anne McShane Adams

Anne McShane Adams passed away on September 25, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia after a brief illness. Born in New York City in 1937, Anne was the daughter of Anastasia Regis Phelan and Lloyd Stanley Brown. She grew up among family and friends in Riverdale, New York and spent her childhood summers in the Adirondacks.  Anne graduated  from Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York  as a music and philosophy major in 1958. From 1958 to 1960, Anne advanced her musical studies at Manhattan School of Music. A passionate sportswomen in her youth, Anne enjoyed team sports, riding ...

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Edward Remington Duffie, Jr., M.D. FEB 28, 1929 - SEP 25, 2022

Edward Remington Duffie, Jr., M.D.

Edward Remington Duffie, Jr., MD was born February 28, 1929 in Chicago, IL to Pearl Thies and Edward Duffie, Sr. He moved to Des Moines, IA and was educated at Drake University where he pledged to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.  While at Drake, he met his life's love and future wife Eleanor (Onnie) Nicoll. He subsequently went to the University of Iowa and earned his B.S.E. and Doctor of Medicine degrees.  Go Hawkeyes. Following his internship and residency, Ed earned his Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at U.C.L.A. He practiced for 20 years, while a ...

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James Michael Redmond, Jr DEC 26, 1981 - SEP 25, 2022

James Michael Redmond, Jr

James Michael Redmond, Jr, beloved son, nephew, cousin, and friend passed away Sunday, September 25, 2022 at home. Michael was born 12/26/1981 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Janet and Mike Redmond. He called Savannah home for most of his life. He was a graduate of Calvary Baptist Day School and Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Theatre Arts/Sound Design and Technology. Michael was most known for his love of music and his kind heart. He never met a stranger and loved everyone with his whole heart. He played bass and did vocals in Two Days of Freedom (formerly Roswell), The Bricks, ...

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Florence Margaret Walker Daley JUN 08, 1931 - SEP 24, 2022

Florence Margaret Walker Daley

Florence Margaret Daley, formerly of Woburn Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on September 24th at her sister's home in Savannah Georgia.  Florence was a retired Vice-President of the Woburn Savings Bank and a senior member of the Finance committee at St. Charles Church in Woburn.  She was an amazing cook and shared gardening skills with her late husband Dan for many years in their garden in Woburn.  Florence is remembered with great affection for her warmth and cheer by those who knew her.  She is survived by her sister Mary Hardigan of Savannah, her b ...

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David A. McCutchen, Jr. JUN 19, 1945 - SEP 24, 2022

David A. McCutchen, Jr.

David McCutchen Jr, 77, passed away on September 24, 2022 in the presence of and comforted by his loving children and sister. Even though a failing heart took him away from this world, his loving heart still shines as bright as the lighthouse at Tybee Island where he was born, raised a family, and served as Chief of Police just like his father. He also served his community as a city council member. He married his high school sweetheart Kilma Barfield and had four children. He loved simple pleasures like chatting with his many friends over coffee and fishing the creeks of Tybee. He lat ...

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Marie Dian Rekart MAR 11, 1934 - SEP 23, 2022

Marie Dian Rekart

Marie Dian Keller Rekart, 88, passed away Friday, September 23rd, at Thrive on Skidaway Island.  She was born March 11, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Louis Keller and Marie Moulton Keller.  She attended Washington University in St. Louis, where she was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.  She worked as a Realtor for Long & Foster in Burke, Virginia for several years.  After retirement, Dian moved to Skidaway Island in 1996 with her husband John. She enjoyed playing tennis and golf and accumulated more than 11,000 miles riding the numerous bike trails. ...

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Carol Ethel Wigger JAN 31, 1939 - SEP 23, 2022

Carol Ethel Wigger

Carol Ethel Wigger died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, September 23, 2022.  Carol was born on January 31,1939 in Washington, D.C.  She was a parishioner of St James Catholic Church. Carol was a loving mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Ethel Fedak.  She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ralph Wigger; her daughter, Karen Winters (Mark Austin); her grandchildren, Megan, Sophie, and Ryan Winters; their father, Richard Winters; and her sister, Kathle ...

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Dennis Anthony Burns - SEP 22, 2022

Dennis Anthony Burns

Savannah  Dennis Anthony Burns, 58, died on September 22, 2022 at the home of his parents under the care of GHC Hospice.  He was born in Harvey, IL on January 29, 1964, and is survived by his mother, Rosemarie Burns, brother, Michael Burns,Jr, and his wife, Brenda Burns, sister, Mary Therese Grider, and her husband, David Grider and several aunts, uncles and cousins.  Dennis is preceded in death by his father, Michael, Sr. (Mike).  He attended Thornwood High School in South Holland, IL., where he was a member of the travelling band and the track team.  One of t ...

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Emma Jo Harn Shearin - SEP 22, 2022

Emma Jo Harn Shearin

Emma Jo Harn Shearin, age 77, passed away September 22, 2022 with Linda Myers Harn, sister-in-law and Wanda Hannaman, niece, by her side.  She will join her father and mother, Marvin and Virginia Harn; son, Danny Johnson; seven brothers, Louis, Lawrence, Marvin, Junior, Marion, Bobby, Cookie and Wade Harn; and three sisters, Frieda, Betty, and Midgie. She is survived by former husband, Buddy Shearin; three sisters-in-law, Coralyn Harn, Linda M. Harn, and Goldie Little. Oodles of nieces and nephews. Emma Jo loved animals, outdoors, reading the Bible, and God.  She loved playing ...

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Nancy Connor Gallaher - SEP 21, 2022

Nancy Connor Gallaher

Nancy Connor Gallaher, 77, of Thunderbolt, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Nancy was born on May 30, 1945 in Savannah, GA to Kenneth Wade Connor and Claudine Cathryn Crowley Connor and was younger sister to Kenneth Connor.  In 1963, she married Maury Clyde Gallaher III (Buddy), and they resided primarily in Thunderbolt, GA for the duration of their 59 year marriage. It was in the second generation, Gallaher family home on Bonaventure Road where they raised five children surrounded by the love and security of a simpler time of rope swings, tree houses, ...

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Will Theus Quaile MAR 31, 1930 - SEP 20, 2022

Will Theus Quaile

Will Theus Quaile, 92, died at her home at Isle of Hope on the 20th of September 2022. She was born in Savannah on March 31, 1930, to Will Hawkins Theus and Charlton Mayer Theus, Sr. She grew up in the house where she died, her family had owned the house for about 100 years. She spent her youth and later her adulthood crabbing, swimming, and boating off the dock and in the marshes of the Skidaway river. She went to Pape School and graduated from Ashley Hall in Charleston, S.C. in 1948. She studied art in New York City with Robert Brachman at the American Art School. On June 17, 1953, she marri ...

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Karl John Dreisbach - SEP 19, 2022

Karl John Dreisbach

Karl Dreisbach Karl John Dreisbach, 84, of Savannah, GA passed away into peace on September 19, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra (Smoyer) Dreisbach; a brother, Phil of Palm Springs, CA; sister-in-law, Trudy Dreisbach of Newnan, GA; brothers-in-law, Marvin Smoyer of Alexandria, VA and Bruce Smoyer of Charleston, WV. He was predeceased by his brother Wittiam. Karl was a graduate of Muhlenberg College and served in the military. He retired from Erie Insurance in 1994 as a supervisor of adjustors and litigation specialist. He and his wife spent many wonderful days golfing, ...

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Allan Maxwell Chagan - SEP 19, 2022

Allan Maxwell Chagan

Allan Maxwell Chagan passed away Monday, September 19, 2022.  He was born August 25, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Dr. Franklin Albert and Joyce Guthrie Chagan. Allan graduated from the Episcopal Academy in 1960 and then from Colgate University in 1964 with a degree in economics. He was also an All American and Captain of his soccer team while at Colgate.  He went on to receive a master’s in business from American University. Allan was in the Army signal corps and served in Vietnam.  In Gloucester, Massachusetts, he co founded Atlantic Diving Company, which event ...

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John A. Eustace SEP 11, 1942 - SEP 19, 2022

John A. Eustace

Guyton, GA John Eustace, age 79, of Guyton, GA, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022 at his home, under the care of his family and hospice.  A native of Savannah, he was a Marine Corps veteran, and was previously employed with the Chatham County Police Department, where he spent time on the Drug Squad, the Garden City Police Department, and was a former instructor with the Regional Police Academy at Armstrong State University. He was a lover of country music and a member of several local country bands.  He was a jokester, and loved being funny and making people laugh.  H ...

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Kumar Nagappan - SEP 19, 2022

Kumar Nagappan

Please click here to view Kumar's prayer service via livestream. The prayer service will begin at 2:00 PM EST on Sunday, September 25, 2022 The unimaginable and unthinkable has happened to a family in Savannah, GA, USA. Kumar Nagappan passed away on 19th September 2022 due to stage 4 cancer, within a month and half of being diagnosed.  He is survived by his wife and two daughters. He was a loving husband, doting father, dutiful son, and a trustworthy friend. At work, he was a knowledgeable mentor and a compassionate colleague. Above all he was a simple honest human being, who ...

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Horace (Sonny) Byron Colley JUL 08, 1939 - SEP 18, 2022

Horace (Sonny) Byron Colley

Horace “Sonny” Byron Colley, 83, died peacefully at home on Sunday, September 18, 2022 with his loving family by his side. The Savannah native was the son of the late Horace Byron Colley and Abby Payne. After graduating as E. Company Commander from Georgia Military Academy in 1958, Sonny continued his education at Armstrong State College. While working summer breaks in the credit department of Sears, Roebuck  Co., and becoming one of the youngest loan managers for this major retail giant, lead Sonny to his love of the financial world.  Sonny served as President ...

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Robert (Bob) Bennett Heath DEC 18, 1929 - SEP 17, 2022

Robert (Bob) Bennett Heath

Click here to view the service for Mr. Heath via livestream. The stream will be available at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2022.   Robert Bennett Heath (Bob), age 92, of Savannah GA died peacefully on September 17, 2022 at The Oaks on Skidaway Island. He was proceeded in death by Beverley, his loving wife for 57 years.  Bob was the devoted father of Sharolyn K Crotty (Thomas Crotty) and Richard Alan Heath (Kathryn Heath), and grandfather to four beautiful young adults; Sean Crotty, Paige Crotty Roy (married to Ian Roy), Victoria Heath Tormey (married to Samuel Tormey), and ...

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Linda Diane Moore JUN 16, 1950 - SEP 17, 2022

Linda Diane Moore

On Saturday. September 17. 2022. Linda Diane Moore, with her daughter, Lisa and her love, Gene by her side departed this life and reunited with her two beloved children James & Monica, who preceded her in death. Linda was diagnosed 1 month ago with what turned out to be the end of a long illness. She was hospitalized at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. Linda was born in Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania on June 16, 1950 to Robert William & Mary Jane Moore. Linda married the late James Kuhn Maloney. The couple subsequently relocated to Savannah. Ga where Mr. Maloney was stationed at HAAF bas ...

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Henry L. Waters AUG 14, 1938 - SEP 15, 2022

Henry L. Waters

Henry L. Waters (H.L.) 84, passed away September 15, 2022. He was born August 14, 1938 to Henry B. Waters and Frankie Waters of Statesboro. He was married 49 years to the love of his life, Linda Waters who preceded him in death 5 years prior.  Mr. and Mrs. Waters lived in Savannah where he worked, much like his father, in the home building industry.  H.L. retired from Neal Blun and worked subsequently for Southeastern Auto Auction. Surviving are his daughter, Pamela Waters Brinck and son-in-law Norm Brinck,Jr., sister Sylvia Ann Waters Glisson (Eugene), greatly loved and cherished ...

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Christopher Joseph Fahey - SEP 15, 2022

Christopher Joseph Fahey

Christopher Joseph Fahey, 65, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Memorial Health with his family by his side.  Chris was born December 24, 1956 in Savannah to the late Edward Joseph Fahey and Martha Bradley Fahey.  He was a 1974 graduate of Benedictine Military Academy and went on to receive his B.S. in Nursing from Armstrong Atlantic State University.  As his first career he worked in the shipping industry in logistics for over 25 years, before pursuing his passion in nursing.  Chris was an active member of Asbury Memorial Church, where he served in many capacitie ...

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Pamela Nesbit-Ferris - SEP 15, 2022

Pamela Nesbit-Ferris

Pamela Claire Nesbit-Ferris, 63, died Thursday, September 15, 2022, following complications from a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Savannah, Georgia, on October 12, 1958, to Emmett and Florence Nesbit, and lived most of her life in her beautiful hometown. Pam was a graduate of Jenkins High School, and later graduated from Armstrong State College, where she met her future husband, Charles Ferris. They married on June 19, 1982, and had two sons together, Walker and Garrison. Pam was employed for three years as a middle and high school teacher, while also, and subseque ...

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Maurine Krueger Bagwell - SEP 15, 2022

Maurine Krueger Bagwell

Maurine Elizabeth Bagwell  Maurine Bagwell passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on September 15th, 2022 after enjoying dinner with a small group of friends. She is remembered as a loving and steadfast mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, whose quiet strength and warmth will be missed every day by her loved ones.  Maurine was born to Nettie and Arthur Krueger in Houston, Texas on October 23,1928. She met and married Kenneth Leon Bagwell at a young age, devoting herself thereafter to Ken and their family. Together they forged a partnership wh ...

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Danny Edward Murray Sr. FEB 27, 1950 - SEP 15, 2022

Danny Edward Murray Sr.

Danny Edward Murray, Sr. passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022. Danny was born in Savannah, GA in 1950. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Cline and Ruby (Edwards) Murray, brothers and sisters Gene, James, Alvin, Wayne,  and Donna Murray, Carolyn (Murray) Hildebrant and Claudine (Murray) Bryant, and granddaughter Lauren Murray. A US Army veteran, Danny was an avid hunter and spent the majority of his career as foreman with Division 9 Contractors.  Danny leaves behind his son and daughter in law, Danny Murray, Jr. and Keshia, granddaughters Ava and Ansley Murray, bro ...

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Richard Thomas Wood OCT 16, 1931 - SEP 15, 2022

Richard Thomas Wood

DUE TO THE PENDING TROPICAL STORM, THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR RICHARD T. WOOD HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED.  Richard T. Wood, 90, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on September 15, 2022 in the home of his daughter Susan Wood of Atlanta, Georgia. Richard was born and raised in Altoona, Pennsylvania to Kenneth V. and Agnes G.Wood, and was the last of eight children. In addition to his parents and siblings, he was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth M. Wood and son Gregory T. Wood. After serving in the Korean War, Richard graduated from The American Colleg ...

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Elsie Lee Rivers Schaaf SEP 28, 1927 - SEP 14, 2022

Elsie Lee Rivers Schaaf

Elsie Lee Rivers Schaaf, 94, passed away on September 14, 2022.  The daughter of Ashley Stewart Rivers and Louise Goodwin Rivers of Savannah, she was born in Cocoa, Florida in 1927. She lived most of her life in Savannah, and attended local public schools. Elsie married John Aloysius Schaaf, Jr. in 1947 after his stint in the US Navy during WW II. They started a family in Savannah shortly thereafter, raising three children, along with a few special dogs and cats. Mostly working as a housewife and mother over the years, she had also gained retail sales experience as a teen working at ...

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Ellen Marie Dugan Casper JUN 18, 1965 - SEP 14, 2022

Ellen Marie Dugan Casper

Ellen Marie Dugan Casper, 57, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at her home with her family by her side.  Ellen was born June 18, 1965 in Queens, New York to the late John Edward Dugan and Mary Rose Rice Dugan.  She attended Daytona Beach State College.  She worked for Grumman in St. Augustine, FL, and also at the Sarasota County Court House.  Ellen loved the outdoors, and was an active snow and water skier, kayaker, and traveler. She is survived by her husband, Michael T. Casper, two sons, Brendan Casper (Allie), and Sean Casper (Mia Castillo), her sister, No ...

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Sarah Bell Keller MAR 14, 1947 - SEP 14, 2022

Sarah Bell Keller

Sarah Bell Keller, 75, of Somerset, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at home with loved ones. Sarah was born on March 14, 1947 in Johnstone, Scotland. Sarah was the beloved daughter of the late David Bell and Elizabeth Kelly Bell. Sarah married Jerry A. Keller in November 1966 in Crawley, England. Her passion was her family, Sarah was a devoted housewife and mother.  Those who knew Sarah “Flossy Mae”, knew how much she enjoyed her hot tea and watching television. Before Sarah’s illness, there wasn’t a time she missed her wrestling ...

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Christine Napolitano SEP 28, 1972 - SEP 14, 2022

Christine Napolitano

Christine Napolitano, 49, passed away September 14, 2022, surrounded by those who loved her. Christine was born September 28, 1972 and lived in Highland Falls, New York during her youth. Christine moved to Savannah, Georgia as a young adult and lived there until her death. She is the last daughter of Joseph Napolitano and Linda Napolitano.  Christine leaves behind her parents, her older sisters Lisa and Nikki, and her three children Justin, Kiera, and Alexis. Christine was loved by many people and was a radiant light to all that knew her. In lieu of flowers, the family wants ever ...

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Philip "Steve" Green APR 15, 1950 - SEP 13, 2022


Philip Steven Green, age 72, died September 13, 2022 at his residence, under the care of his wife and Hospice Savannah.  He was born April 15, 1950 in Rome, Georgia, where he graduated from West Rome High School in 1969.  He worked in the liquor distribution business for over 50 years.  He started work for North Georgia Distributing in Rome, and ended with United Distributing in Savannah, retiring in 2015.  He loved golf, boating, and the Georgia Bulldawgs. He was predeceased by his mother, Jane Latham Green, his father, Stanley Green, and his sister, Nina Oakes. He i ...

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James Ervin Sloan, III - SEP 13, 2022

James Ervin Sloan, III

James Ervin Sloan III (Jim) passed away after a sudden illness surrounded by loved ones on Sept. 13, 2022. Jim was a lifelong native of Savannah, Ga and was born on Nov. 3, 1952. Jim was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed bee keeping at his home "Wren's Nest" that he had lovingly restored with his wife Delores. He was very active at Thunderbolt Lodge #693 F&AM ascending to Worshipful Master in 2015.  He was also a member of White Star Chapter #367 OES, ascending to Worthy Patron in 2016-2017.    He is preceded in death by his Wife Delores L Elliso ...

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Derek Allen Drake JAN 18, 1981 - SEP 13, 2022

Derek Allen Drake

Derek Allen Drake, 41, died Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a short illness. The Las Vegas, NV native was born on January 18, 1981 to the late Wayne Edward Drake and Jackie Thornton Drake.  In addition to his mother, Derek is survived by an aunt, Margaret Congdon (Gary); and three uncles, Jimmy Thornton, Larry Thornton of Las Vegas and Richard Thornton (Cara) of Lodi, CA.   Derek will be deeply missed by so many. His friends celebrated his life on September 17, 2022 at the Dew Drop Inn.   ...

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Louis Franklin Umsted, Jr. OCT 31, 1928 - SEP 12, 2022

Louis Franklin Umsted, Jr.

Louis Franklin Umsted Jr. age 93, of Savannah, Georgia, formerly of Hinsdale, Illinois, died peacefully on September 12th 2022, making his last flight to his Lord. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Peggy, married for 67 years. Devoted father of Nancy (Gene) Sullivan, Eric (Margaret) Umsted and Jennifer Umsted McKinley. Grandfather to nine beautiful grandchildren, Ashley (Brad) Stollberg, Kevin Umsted, Stephen (Katie) McKinley, Patrick (Emily) Sullivan, William Sullivan, Cara (Aaron) Foster,Megan McKinley, JT ( Allie) Sandstedt and Ali (Brent) Phillip. Cherished Great Grandfather &nbs ...

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Tia Lamas Ramsey MAY 25, 1951 - SEP 10, 2022

Tia Lamas Ramsey

Tia Lamas Ramsey, 71, of Savannah, GA passed away peacefully Saturday, September 10, 2022, in her home. Tia was born on May 25, 1951, in Savannah, Ga. to Louis and Stella Lamas. Tia was the youngest of three sisters, along with Barbara Lamas Chisholm and Mary Lamas Wetherholt. Tia married Eddie Ramsey, Sr. in Savannah, GA in July of 1970. They lived on Charlene Street in Savannah, GA for most of their married life. Tia and Eddie had two children, Lisa Ramsey Fogarty and Edwin Joseph Ramsey, Jr. Tia was a long-standing member of St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church. She was fortunate enoug ...

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Terence N. Pelli JUL 28, 1959 - SEP 09, 2022

Terence N. Pelli

Terence Norbert Pelli (Terry), owner of Savannah Outboard Services for over twenty five years, born July 28,1959, died September 9, 2022 at Memorial Health University surrounded by his loving family. Terry was a truly generous person, always willing to give his time and expertise to people in need and expecting nothing in return. Country music was his favorite but he could tell you the title and artist of just about any song. He was a great  husband, father, papa and brother.  Terry's work ethic was second to none and he took no short cuts when accomplishing a task. Terry will be ...

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Joshua J. Huffman FEB 14, 1992 - SEP 08, 2022

Joshua J. Huffman

Joshua James Huffman, 30, of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully with family and friends at his side on September 8, 2022 at 11:35 p.m. EST at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. Josh was born February 14, 1992 to his parents Michael and Denise Huffman of Bowling Green Kentucky.  Josh was a 2010 graduate of Greenwood High School in Bowling Green, KY.  In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother John Michael Huffman, and his sister Kristen Huffman. He is also survived by his Grandmother Cordelia Huffman (Meemaw) of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Additionally, ...

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Mike Burns, Sr. - SEP 07, 2022

Mike Burns, Sr.

Mike Burns Sr died on September 7th, 2022 in his Savannah home of 35 years under the care of GHC Hospice. He was born on December 2,1935 in Highland Park, MI. Mike is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rosemarie Burns; his sisters Maggie Johnson and Maureen Sanders, brother Tommy Burns, children Dennis, Michael (Brenda)Burns and Mary (David) Grider; his grandchildren Stephanie (David) Fox, Bridgette (Nicholas) Rogers, Karl Burns, Rachel Burns, and Natalie Grider; great grand children Riley and Evelyn Fox. He was preceded in death by his parents Stella and Gerald Burns and brothers Larry, ...

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Robert (Bob) John Judge JUN 15, 1937 - SEP 07, 2022

Robert (Bob) John Judge

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we share the passing of Bob Judge. He passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, September 7, 2022 surrounded by his loved ones. He fought a long and courageous battle with recent health issues. Bob was born on June 15, 1937 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Johnny and Vera Judge. He was a veteran of the Air Force and after his service he went on to work for American Airlines.In 1960 he met and later married the love of his life, Maribeth. Together they moved to New York were they lived for 45 years raising their four children. Bob work ...

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Ricardo S. Cuellar - SEP 07, 2022

Ricardo S. Cuellar

Ricardo S. Cuellar, 73, passed away September 7, 2022 at Riverview Health and Rehab.  He was born November 5, 1949 in Cuba, and worked in foodservice as a baker.  A private memorial will be held at a later date.  ...

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Bruce Thomas Barrett, Jr. MAR 14, 1947 - SEP 07, 2022

Bruce Thomas Barrett, Jr.

Bruce Thomas Barrett, Jr. of Fayetteville, North Carolina passed away on September 7, 2022, in Savannah, Georgia.  Bruce was born in Kingstree, South Carolina on March 14, 1947, to Bruce Thomas Barrett, Sr. and Alice Grayson Barrett. He lived most of his youth in New Bern, North Carolina and later he resided in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He spent his final four years living in Savannah, Georgia in the care of family, Ron and Janet Garner. Bruce graduated from Havelock High School in Havelock, North Carolina. He attended Lenoir Community College in Kinston, North Carolina and later B ...

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Thomas G. "Jerry" Green - SEP 07, 2022

Thomas G.

Thomas Gerald “Jerry” Green, 83, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA.  Jerry was born January 15, 1939 in Daisy, GA to the late Olin Green and Gussie Waters Rocker.  He was part of the first graduating class from Jenkins High School.  Jerry worked for the family business, Custom Dry Cleaners for 27 years, owned by his late in-laws, Harry and Mary Loper.  He lived in Savannah most of his life, before moving to Statesboro three years ago.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Diane Loper Green of Stat ...

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Retired Lieutenant General Donald E. (Rosie) Rosenblum JUN 03, 1929 - SEP 06, 2022

Retired Lieutenant General Donald E. (Rosie) Rosenblum

On Tuesday September 6th, surrounded by his loving children, Retired Lieutenant General Donald E. “Rosie” Rosenblum, of Savannah, Georgia passed away at age 93.  Rosie was born on June 3rd, 1929, in Flushing, NY and raised during the Depression in Hell’s Kitchen in New York. In 1948, he graduated from high school and followed his older brother, Bob, to college at The Citadel in Charleston, SC. His gregarious personality and self-confidence allowed him to thrive in its challenging environment. There, he played varsity baseball, commanded Mike Company, was a member of t ...

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Daniel Richard Hughey - SEP 06, 2022

Daniel Richard Hughey

On September 6, 2022, Daniel Richard Hughey of Savannah was called home at the age of 89. Born in Baltimore, Maryland to Richard and Thelmeta Hughey, he grew up in Baltimore with his parents and younger brother, Lee, and attended Baltimore Polytechnic Institute before moving to Georgia to attend Georgia Tech. He graduated with a degree in Engineering and worked for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad before finding his passion in sales. He moved from Baltimore to Chicago and raised his family there. Dick worked for Sperry Univac (now Unisys) for over 35 years, selling computer solutions and improv ...

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Kellie Borsos - SEP 05, 2022

Kellie Borsos

 Savannah, GA:  Kellie Lynn Borsos, 57, died unexpectedly on September 5, 2022.  Kellie was born on October 2, 1964, in Salem, Ohio to Richard and Betty (Guy) Mollenkopf.             Kellie was blessed with a large family and is survived by her loving husband of 7 years, Peter W. Borsos, and daughters Meghan (Kyle) Mueller of Manhattan, IL, Brooke Harsh (Noah Cohen) of Salt Lake City, UT, and Cassandra Harsh (Samuel Kooyman) of Youngstown, OH, grandchildren Jayden Gurgone, Lydia and Theodora Mueller, and stepchildren Pete ...

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Clifford (Frank) Schuman, Jr. NOV 08, 1970 - SEP 05, 2022

Clifford (Frank) Schuman, Jr.

Clifford “Frank” Schuman Jr., 51, passed away on Monday September 5, 2022. Frank was born in Savannah, GA on November 8, 1970, to parents Frank Sr. and Linda (Carpenter).  Frank is a lifelong Tybee resident and was proud of his local roots. Locals called him the ambassador of Tybee and he was Tybee Strong. Frank loved to cook and made a lifelong career in culinary arts. He was the former Executive Chef of the Savannah Country Club and the current Executive Chef of the Flying Fish restaurant on Wilmington Island. On August 16, 2014, Frank married Lindsay (Farlow) and they ha ...

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Barbara Ann Mitchell Burke APR 03, 1961 - SEP 05, 2022

Barbara Ann Mitchell Burke

Barbara Burke was born on April 3rd 1961 in Savannah, Ga to the union of Ernest and Elease Mitchell in Savannah, GA. She completed her education at Groves High School in Savannah, GA. She was a resident of Beaufort, SC for many years with her then love & husband Jackie Burke.  Although Barbara did not have any children biologically, she loved and nourish her niece/daughter Tamaya Grant, bonus son Kari Wiggins & her furry companion Mishka as if they were her own.   Those that knew Barbara knew her as a kind, fun, outspoken and warm-hearted person that enjoyed everything ...

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Robert W. Williamson, Sr. - SEP 05, 2022

Robert W. Williamson, Sr.

Robert Wendell Williamson, Sr., 60, passed away Monday, September 5, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  He was born January 7, 1962 in Savannah.  Robert worked for the City of Savannah as a Crew Chief in the storm water department.  He was a member of Southside Baptist Church, and attended Calvary Baptist Temple. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.  He is preceded in death by his father, Bobby Ray Williamson, his sisters, Wanda McDermott and Audrey Pike.   Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Sybil Williamson of Savannah, his four children, Robert, Jr. of Savann ...

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Charles J. Gleason, Sr. MAR 15, 1945 - SEP 04, 2022

Charles J. Gleason, Sr.

Charles J. Gleason, Sr., 77, died peacefully on Sunday, September 4, 2022. The Savannah native was born on March 15, 1945 to the late Edward and Eulalia Rourke Gleason. Charles attended Sacred Heart Catholic School and was a graduate of Benedictine Military School and the University of Georgia. He heroically served in the U.S. Navy and was a master carpenter and a member of Carpenters Local 256.  Surviving is a son, Charles J. Gleason, Jr. of Boca Raton, FL; granddaughter, Harper Gleason of Boca Raton; and a grandson, Joseph Gleason of Savannah. Charles was preceded in ...

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Albert "Al" Stephenson AUG 11, 1937 - SEP 03, 2022


Albert “Al” Stephenson, of Richmond Hill, GA., passed on September 3, 2022, at St. Joseph Hospital in Savannah GA surrounded by loved ones. He was 85. Al was a graduate of Richmond Academy in Augusta GA., earned his bachelors at Presbyterian College in Clinton SC, and completed his Master’s in Physics at North Dakota State University in Fargo. Albert was predeceased by his first wife, Bess Cullison Stephenson. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Elma S. Stephenson, step-daughter Julie Getty (Bill Lucas), John Stephenson (Beverly), Carol  Davis (Jeff), Charles Step ...

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John (Jack) Harris Kinzie, V JUN 13, 1934 - SEP 02, 2022

John (Jack) Harris Kinzie, V

John (Jack) Harris Kinzie V passed away at his home in Savannah, Georgia on September 2, 2022 at age 88. Jack was born June 13, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a teenager, he moved to Savannah with his family and it became his lifelong home. Jack served in the United States Marine Corps, graduated from Georgia Tech, and retired from Union Camp in 1996 where he was the Electrical and Instrument Superintendent. Jack was devoted to his wife and family and was happily married to Laura for each and every one of their 67 years together. He enjoyed outdoor activities with his family including ...

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Larry Gene Franklin DEC 22, 1936 - SEP 01, 2022

Larry Gene Franklin

Larry Gene Franklin, age 85, passed away September 1, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born in Old Mission Peninsula, Michigan and was raised in Traverse City, Michigan.  He was a 1955 graduate of Traverse City High School. He served four years in the Air Force and was stationed at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia where he met his future wife, Gwen Strickland, and made Savannah his home.  He was recalled during the Cuban Crisis and was sent to France with the National Guard as a weapons specialist. He was employed by Victory Motors Mercedes Benz dealer ...

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Linda Marie Pitt Meyer DEC 23, 1947 - AUG 31, 2022

Linda Marie Pitt Meyer

Linda Marie Pitt Meyer, 74, peacefully passed away after a long battle with cancer on August 31, 2022 in her home. She was born on December 23, 1947 in North Muskegon, Michigan but spent most her her childhood in Massachusetts.  She attended American Willard Elementary School followed by boarding school at Howard School for Girls in West Bridgewater, MA.  She met husband, Charles (Chic) Meyer, at Stetson University in Deland, FL where she joined Pi Beta Phi sorority and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.  Linda and Chic married in 1970 in Harwichport, MA.  Work ...

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Dan Tan Nguyen APR 09, 1948 - AUG 30, 2022

Dan Tan Nguyen

Dan Tan Nguyen, 74, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at his home with his wife by his side.  He was born April 9, 1948 in Saigon, Vietnam to the late Dan and Xuyen Do Nguyen.  Mr. Nguyen and his family were the first Vietnamese to move to Savannah in 1975.  He served in the Vietnamese Air Force, with flight training at Hunter Army Airfield.  Mr. Nguyen retired from Gulfstream Aerospace after 30 years of service, and was an active member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.  He was the President and Founder of Vietnamese Nationalists of Savannah. Surviving M ...

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William "Randy" Gooding NOV 21, 1943 - AUG 28, 2022


William Randolph “Randy” Gooding, 78, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born November 21, 1943 to the late Jacob Randolph Gooding and Ermadese Smiley Gooding.  Randy was a longtime resident of Savannah and most recently lived in Richmond Hill at Bryan County Health and Rehab.  He was a founding member of Southside Baptist Church.   He was an alum of Armstrong State College, worked as a manager at Georgia Pacific, as well as an accountant for other business’ in downtown Savannah.  In addition to his paren ...

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Cynthia Suellen Wilson Luther SEP 23, 1944 - AUG 27, 2022

Cynthia Suellen Wilson Luther

Cynthia Suellen Wilson Luther, 77, of Manning, SC passed away Saturday, August 27, 2022, after a short illness. Cynthia was born September 23, 1944 in Savannah, GA to the late James Corde Wilson and Susie Pearl Dyches. She was a 1962 graduate of Savannah High School. Cynthia meant the world to so many people. She was a loving and devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend. Cynthia never met a stranger; her pure joy of life was infectious, and her laughter was contagious. She was the life of the party that would bring a smile to everyone’s ...

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Demiana Salama - AUG 26, 2022

Demiana Salama

"So small and so sweet. Our little angel. You held our fingers, yet you touched our hearts deeply.  You said nothing, yet taught us so much. You gave us your precious time and gained infinite.  You lived and accomplished life's ultimate goal in so little time. You made us proud, happy with God's blessings and mercy. We prayed for a little girl, and God gave us an angel. Until we see you again, we love you so much sweet, Demiana.   We love you so much,  Joseph, Mariam, Nathanael, Zachary and Daniel" ...

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Elizabeth Ann (Ford) Andrews SEP 13, 1950 - AUG 25, 2022

Elizabeth Ann (Ford) Andrews

Elizabeth Ann (Ford) Andrews passed away at home on Thursday, August 25th, 2022, surrounded by her family. “Lizzie” was born on September 13th, 1950, in Savannah, GA to Maggie T. (Pace) and James P. Ford was the middle child. She loved spending time with her family. Elizabeth graduated from Jenkins High School in 1968, eventually going to work for the telephone company, later working at East Coast Terminal as an Executive Assistant until her retirement. Her coworkers knew her as a kind and funny person, bringing life to the workplace. She was an avid bowler, bowling many years in a ...

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Richard "Dick" Evans - AUG 25, 2022


RICHARD GALE EVANS, JR.  Richard Gale Evans, Jr. (“Dick’) passed away on August 25, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia at age 89.  He was born December 31, 1932 in Cincinnati, Ohio to parents Richard Gale and Naomi Hoffman Evans.  Dick grew up in the Pleasant Ridge neighborhood in Cincinnati and graduated from Walnut Hills High School in 1951. Dick attended Kenyon College in Gambier, OH where he joined the Air Force ROTC and Delta Tau Delta fraternity.  He also played football and was an accomplished midfielder on the lacrosse team.  During his senior year at Ken ...

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Dorothy Marie Silpath Reeves DEC 07, 1919 - AUG 24, 2022

Dorothy Marie Silpath Reeves

Dorothy Marie Silpath Reeves departed her life on Earth on August 4, 2022. She was a resident of The Marshes of Skidaway Island, Savannah, GA. Her life began on December 7, 1919, and she grew up in "Springside," Burlington township New Jersey, the only child of Frank Peacock Silpath and Jenny Williams Smith Silpath. After graduating from Wilbur Watts High School (Burlington H.S.), in 1938, she earned her Register Nursing Degree in 1941 from West Jersey Homeopathic Nursing Hospital in Camden, NJ. Robert Cooper Reeves was her sweetheart when they graduated together from high school, ...

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Meriel Newman Cupstid - AUG 24, 2022

Meriel Newman Cupstid

Meriel Jean Newman Cupstid, 88, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at her home in Savannah.  She was born in Bulloch County, GA to the late John Miller Newman and Lera Iler Newman.  Mrs. Cupstid was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Temple.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Joy Newman Kleeman and Mary Newman Estill, and her brother, Edwin Newman. Surviving Mrs. Cupstid are her daughter, Gina Marie Cupstid Capo, and son-in-law, John J. Capo III, son, Timothy Karl Cupstid, and daughter-in-law, Barbara Rutledge Cupstid, daughter ...

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Alice Ophelia Stanley Johnson OCT 18, 1919 - AUG 23, 2022

Alice Ophelia Stanley Johnson

Alice Ophelia Stanley Johnson, age 102, died August 23, 2022.  She was born in Toombs County, Georgia, and she was a long-time resident of Savannah.  She was a retiree of Union Camp Corporation. Alice was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a former member of Morningside Baptist Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Tillman Johnson. She is survived by nephews, Ira Dupree Buffington, Jr. (Diane) of Simpsonville, SC, Jerry Riley (Lu) of Savannah, and Robert H. Stanley (Lanelle) of Jacksonville, FL; nieces, Alice Pennington (Jimmy) of Green C ...

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Michelle Catherine Verwiel JUL 14, 1989 - AUG 23, 2022

Michelle Catherine Verwiel

Michelle Catherine Verwiel, resident of the Landings Community made her transition from this life to eternal life on August 23, 2022. Michelle was born on July 14, 1989, in Savannah, Ga. to very loving and nurturing parents, John and Gabriela Verwiel. Her maternal grandparents, Dr. George and Yolanda Negron and paternal grandparents, Bernard and Mary Rose Verwiel also played an integral part in her life as it related to her religious education and her understanding the importance of having strong personal values and strong family relationships. She embraced her faith at an early age at the Sai ...

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Preeti J. Francis Menon AUG 27, 1984 - AUG 22, 2022

Preeti J. Francis Menon

  After a heroic battle with cancer, Preeti J Francis Menon, 37, died peacefully at her home in Pooler,Ga on 22nd August 2022, surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family. She died as she lived, fearlessly! We love her and know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives. Preeti was born in Pune, India in August 1984, to John Francis and Kshama Francis. She graduated from Pune University in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and started her career at Infosys as a Software Engineer where she met Rahul Menon. Preeti married Rahul in December 2009 . They came t ...

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Waverly Phillip Jones - AUG 20, 2022

Waverly Phillip Jones

                On August 20th, 2022, at the age of 76 following a 8-month fight with cancer, Waverly Phillip Jones passed away. A strong-willed military man to the very end, he chose to pass from this life on his own terms, surrounded by beloved family in the comfort of the home he shared with his second wife, Diana Lee Langer Jones. Waverly, or “Phil” as he chose to go by, was born May 26th, 1946 in southern England, and grew up in his hometown of Richmond Hill, GA. He was the second oldest of 10 siblin ...

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Emelie Jean Pfefferle Weaver - AUG 20, 2022

Emelie Jean Pfefferle Weaver

Emelie Pfefferle Weaver, 82, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was born in Toledo, Ohio to the late Robert and Louise Pfefferle.  Mrs. Weaver was a communicant of the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist.  She was a member of The Landings Club, and The Landings Art Association.   She enjoyed many years of golf, tennis, and traveling with her husband.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Bradley James Weaver. She is surviving by her husband of 61 years, Lawrence J. Weaver, son and da ...

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Gordon Stanley Powers AUG 03, 1937 - AUG 20, 2022

Gordon Stanley Powers

Gordon Stanley Powers, 85, died peacefully on Saturday, August 20, 2022. The Washington DC native was the son of Stanley and Ethel Powers. Gordon began a career in banking before opening and operating an employment agency that provided temporary employees to the Federal Government. Gordon is survived by his loving wife, Linda of Savannah; daughter, Dawn from Chicago, IL; a sister, Linda from Maryland; and six grandchildren. A memorial service is being planned and will be announced by Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. Gordon will be interred in Parklawn Cemetery in Roc ...

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Oravadee Patimavirujh - AUG 19, 2022

Oravadee Patimavirujh

Oravadee Patimavirujh, 73, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022 at Memorial Health.  She was born April 21, 1949 in Thailand.  She worked for Hirano's Restaurant for many years.  A private family service will be held by the family.    ...

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Phillip Lynwood Donaldson SEP 05, 1933 - AUG 18, 2022

Phillip Lynwood Donaldson

Phillip Lynnwood Donaldson “Phil” was born September 5, 1933 in Savannah, Georgia, the eldest son of Kermit L. Donaldson and Maude Cowart Donaldson.  He attended Savannah High School and the University of Georgia where he received a Bachelor degree in Business Administration.  Upon graduation he entered the U. S. Air Force, acquiring his basic pilot training at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, Texas, and later B-47 jet aircraft training at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas.  He was stationed at Davis-Monthan, a Strategic Air Command base in Tucson, Arizona w ...

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Dolores Lynn Coward OCT 03, 1937 - AUG 18, 2022

Dolores Lynn Coward

Dolores Lynn Coward, 84, went home to be with the LORD early Thursday morning, August 18, 2022 at home surrounded by family. She was born October 3, 1937 in Savannah, GA.  She was a homemaker, devoted wife and mother, loving grandmother, and a devout Christian. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, and in her younger years she was actively involved in many church activities including teaching Sunday School.  She was also very active in helping family and friends, generous with many charities, played a key role in raising her grandchildren (often lovingly referred to ...

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Olive Kale (Walker) Dixon JUL 12, 1926 - AUG 18, 2022

Olive Kale (Walker) Dixon

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Olive K. Dixon, our loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all whose lives she touched. She passed away peacefully, at the age of 96, on August 18, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia. Olive, the daughter of Rev. R. C. and Maxie Kale, was born in Highlands, NC, raised in Daisy, GA and graduated from Claxton high school in Claxton, GA.  She worked as the office manager for Lesser’s Men’s Quality Shop before accepting employment with the Chatham County DMV, a position from which she retired.  Olive was ...

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Pamela Stewart JAN 12, 1958 - AUG 18, 2022

Pamela Stewart

Pamela Stewart, formerly Goodine Cullen, passed away on August 18, 2022. She is survived by her husband George B Stewart II and daughter Tiffany Cullen. Pamela will be greatly missed by her friends and family here and around the country. As a young woman living in Charleston, SC, in the 70’s, Pamela was the first black person to own a business on King Street and one of the youngest business owners in the city. As a young business owner in Charleston, Pamela met who would become her closest and lifetime friend Julia Campbell when she dropped a pencil while standing on a sidewalk.  ...

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Lester Edward Powell JAN 18, 1924 - AUG 16, 2022

Lester Edward Powell

In the early morning of August 16th, 2022, Lester Powell Sr., aged 98, passed peacefully in his sleep. One of eight children of Tillman and Imogene Powell, he was born on January 18, 1924 in Augusta, GA. His youth was spent between school and working in the family grocery but in 1940 he joined the Marine Corps as an original member of Augusta’s 19th BN Marine Corps Reserve Unit, he loyally served for 26 years.  His overseas service in WWII included deployment to Lisbon, Portugal, followed by service in the South Pacific including Eniwetok, Samoa, and the Marshall Island ...

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Ernest Grey Cammack (Grey) JUL 23, 1936 - AUG 16, 2022

Ernest Grey Cammack (Grey)

Ernest Grey Cammack (Grey), 86 of Savannah passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.   Grey was born July 23, 1936 in Mobile, AL and moved to Savannah as a child. He attended Savannah High School (1955) and Georgia Tech (1959).  Grey served in the navy following college and then worked as a civilian in the Naval Department in the Washington, DC area for over 30 years.   Upon his retirement Grey and his wife Joyce pursued their love of sailing travelling up and down the east coast and to the Bahamas.  When his sea legs looked for firm ground after m ...

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Craig (Bubba) Groover, Sr. NOV 19, 1934 - AUG 15, 2022

Craig (Bubba) Groover, Sr.

Craig Groover, Sr. (Bubba) passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.  The Savannah native was a longtime communicant of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. Bubba was employed by Central of Georgia Railroad and Southern Railroad for more than 40 years. His passions included fishing, traveling with family, nature, and life by the water. Bubba was preceded in death by a daughter. Margaret Marie Groover; parents, Henry B. and Margaret Craig Groover; sister, Margaret Groover Kenny; and three brothers,  Henry B. Groover, Jr., Ro ...

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Iona Lanigan Denmark - AUG 14, 2022

Iona Lanigan Denmark

Iona Lanigan Denmark, 86, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2022, after a long illness at her residence, Buckingham South. She was born on September 7, 1935, in Cobbtown, Georgia, to the late Troy and Dessie Lanigan. At age 17, she met Jack DeVane Denmark and then married him; they celebrated sixty-six loving and beautiful years of marriage together until he died in 2019. “Miss Iona,” as she was known to her many friends, always regarded her most significant accomplishment and happiness in her life was to raise and love her three children. Iona, beside her husband, owned and man ...

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Lynn G. Gergacs MAR 24, 1949 - AUG 14, 2022

Lynn G. Gergacs

Lynn G. Gergacs, 73, died peacefully on Sunday, August 14, 2022. Lynn was born in Savannah, the daughter of Maurice and Betty (Sloat) Goslee. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church along with being a nursury and preschool aid at Isle of Hope United Methodist Church. Lynn also worked as a hair assistant at Horst and Company. She loved plants, decorating, fashion, shopping, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Lynn is survived by her son; Barrett Gergacs, daughter-in-law; Nikki Gergacs, grandchildren; Grace Gergacs and Finley Gergacs, Daughter; Tara Fisher, s ...

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Barbara M. "Sugar" Hall - AUG 13, 2022

Barbara M.

Barbara M. “Sugar” Hall, 86, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Hospice Savannah with her family by her side.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend to many.  She was born August 30, 1935 to the late James Alouis Huml, Sr., and Doris Huml, and was preceded in death by her husband, Richard W. Hall, Sr. Barbara was very active and held several officer positions in the Alee Shriners Ladies Auxiliary, Alee Patrol Ladies Auxiliary, and Tybee Light Shrine Club Auxiliary.  She enjoyed Friday afternoon cards ...

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Elizabeth (Libby) Lawrence Blake MAR 19, 1952 - AUG 13, 2022

Elizabeth (Libby) Lawrence Blake

Elizabeth (Libby) Lawrence Blake passed away August 13, 2022 with her husband and daughter at her side after a 3-year battle with MDS.  She was born in Dublin, GA on March 19, 1952 and attended Dublin Public Schools.  She graduated from Georgia College in Milledgeville in 1974 and began her teaching career.  She moved to Savannah in 1977 to teach in the high school at Savannah Christian.  From there she taught at Savannah Country Day for 21 years and then finished up at Hancock Day School until she retired in 2015. She loved teaching Middle School Science and, for some r ...

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James Francis Cullina, Jr. MAR 17, 1961 - AUG 12, 2022

James Francis Cullina, Jr.

James Francis Cullina, Jr., 61, passed away Friday, August 12 after a short illness and now resides in Heaven with his wife, the love of his life, Rimma. James was born on Saint Patrick’s Day 1961 in Fort Huachuca Arizona to James Francis, Sr. and Myrna Foshee Cullina. James is preceded in death by his wife Rimma Ivragimova Cullina of Russia, his mother Myrna Cullina of Savannah, his sisters Kitty Risher and Peggy Sims of Dothan Alabama, and his brother Sean Cullina of Pinckard Alabama. He is survived by his father James Francis Cullina, Sr. of Madison Alabama, his sisters Terri Cu ...

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Shirley Shuman Allen FEB 11, 1932 - AUG 12, 2022

Shirley Shuman Allen

Shirley Shuman Allen of Savannah, Georgia died on August 12, 2022 at her home after a brief illness.  She was born on February 11, 1932 in Savannah, Georgia and was a lifelong resident of Savannah. Shirley was a graduate of Commercial High School, class of 1949 and Georgia Teachers College, 1952, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Shirley was the only child of the late Ellis H. Shuman and Clistye Lanier Tillman of Pembroke, Georgia.  She married B. E. Allen in 1973.  They enjoyed several interesting years together traveling to many different locations. ...

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Don Edward Reinke JUN 13, 1949 - AUG 11, 2022

Don Edward Reinke

Mr. Don Edward Reinke, age 73, died on Thursday August 11, 2022, at Memorial Health University Medical Center. The Kansas City, Missouri native was the son of the late Paul Reinke and Mary Drake Reinke. Mr. Reinke lived in Knoxville for 25 years before moving to Savannah in the 90’s. He pursued several different business ventures before finding his true passion, to preserve the historic integrity of the many Victorian homes in Savannah. Don restored and revived much of the historic districts in Savannah bringing a positive change to the area.  Don enjoyed cooking and spending qualit ...

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Richard Edward "Jack" Daniels, Jr. - AUG 11, 2022

Richard Edward

Richard Edward “Jack” Daniels, Jr., 81, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022 at his home with his wife by his side. Jack was born July 6, 1941 in Shreveport, LA to the late Richard Edward Daniels, Sr. and Marian Meyer Daniels.  He worked in sales most of his life and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  In his younger years he enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of the C.B. Club. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jones Daniels, sons, Dennis Daniels, and Jonathan Daniels, his brother, Francis “Dan” Daniels (Star), and other relatives. ...

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Ruth Wehman McGuire JUL 30, 1928 - AUG 11, 2022

Ruth Wehman McGuire

Ruth Wehman McGuire, 94, died peacefully on Thursday, August 11, 2022. Ruth was born in Portchester NY on July 30, 1928 to the late Mr. & Mrs. Nils Wehman. She was a 1946 graduate of Greenwich High School and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  Ruth attended the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA.  She was a medical transcriptionist for many years and volunteered her time to the Red Cross, and  Mental Health and Adult Literacy organizations.  Ruth was the proud wife of the late USMC Major William Dennis McGuire, who passed away on July 1st 1997.  She ...

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Anne Katherine Fretwell Mintz SEP 18, 1928 - AUG 10, 2022

Anne Katherine Fretwell Mintz

Anne Katherine Fretwell Mintz passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at her home following a long illness.  Anne was born in Savannah, Ga during a hurricane on September 18, 1928, to Howard and Annie Bunger Fretwell. The family lived “over the store” – Bunger’s Grocery Store on Ogeechee Road – which her grandfather established after immigrating from Germany in the 19th Century. Anne graduated from Savannah High School in 1947, where she was editor for the Blue and White school newspaper. Following high school, she earned her associates degree in Home E ...

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Bonnie Ann Boykin Sessums FEB 09, 1947 - AUG 09, 2022

Bonnie Ann Boykin Sessums

Bonnie Boykin Sessums, 75, passed away peacefully August 9, 2022, at Candler Hospital with family by her side. She was born February 9, 1947, in Savannah, Georgia, to Geraldine and Roscoe “Bus” Boykin. She attended Savannah High School and graduated in 1964. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by the love of her life, Bill Sessums. Bonnie loved everything Disney, especially Mickey Mouse, and going to Disney World. She loved playing cards with her friends and family, was an avid reader and baked the best Christmas cookies. She loved watching Duke basketball and r ...

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Doris Margaret Ahern Thompson SEP 22, 1924 - AUG 08, 2022

Doris Margaret Ahern Thompson

Remembering Doris In Memory of Doris Margaret Ahern Thompson September 22, 1924 - August 8, 2022   Doris was born in 1924 in Cresco, Iowa, to her parents, Joseph and Blanche Catherine Ahern. When she was 21 years old she joined her sister in Oceanside, California, and began work at Western Union Telegraph Company. A young and handsome US Marine (Johnnie Thompson), having just arrived in the states after surviving the battle in Iwo Jima in WWII, came in to wire money to his mother in the state of Georgia. Johnnie found Doris strikingly beautiful and, as all love stories unfold, ...

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Anne Sheehan Blanco JUL 24, 1943 - AUG 08, 2022

Anne Sheehan Blanco

Please click here to view the Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Anne Blanco. The livestream will begin at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022.  SAVANNAH – Anne Sheehan Blanco passed away August 8, 2022, at home surrounded by her children and grandchildren after a short battle with cancer.  She was born to Joseph and Valerie Sheehan on July 24, 1943 in Savannah, Georgia.  She attended Blessed Sacrament School (‘57) and St. Vincent’s Academy (‘61) where she served as that school’s first president of the student council.  She received an Ass ...

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Michael Eugene Sigman AUG 24, 1947 - AUG 07, 2022

Michael Eugene Sigman

Michael Eugene Sigman, 74, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on August 7, 2022 under the care of Hospice Savannah, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Michael was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina on August 24, 1947 to Guy Huitt Sigman and Madge Wilkie Sigman.  He lived there until 1965 when he moved to Charleston, South Carolina to attend the Baptist College of Charleston (now known as Charleston Southern University), where he had a baseball scholarship and served as a pitcher for the baseball team.  In February of 1966, he met his future wife, Julia Louisa H ...

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Dennis Joseph Hutton FEB 18, 1946 - AUG 07, 2022

Dennis Joseph Hutton

Dennis Joseph Hutton entered into eternal rest peacefully on August 7, 2022 surrounded by loved ones after 76 years of a life well lived. His love of family, friends, hard work and travel will never be forgotten. Dennis, affectionately known as Poke to some and as Papa Poke to his 14 grandchildren, is preceded in death by his mother and father, Marguerite and Joseph Hutton, and his brother Chris Hutton. Poke is survived by five siblings: Joseph Hutton (Eileen), Susan Hutton, John Hutton (Jeanne), Greg Hutton (Sandy), and Mary Gilker (Paul); and four children: Shiloh Hutton (Amber), Erin She ...

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John R. Magos - AUG 07, 2022

John R. Magos

John Raymond Magos, 27, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022 at his home in Hardeeville, SC.  A private family service will be held at a later date.  ...

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Melba McAllister Priestley NOV 18, 1932 - AUG 06, 2022

Melba McAllister Priestley

Melba McAllister Priestley, wife of the late Robert Edward Priestley, died August 6, 2022 at home after a brief illness. Born in Montgomery County, Georgia,on November 18, 1932, Melba was the only child of the late Duncan and Etheleene D. McAllister.  She earned her BS in Education at Georgia Teachers College (now known as Georgia Southern University) and  received her MS in Education from Armstrong State University (now Georgia Southern University).  She retired in 1991 after 32 years of teaching.  In those 32 years, she touched the lives of hundreds of students in ...

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Patti Rabon Alday FEB 24, 1960 - AUG 06, 2022

Patti Rabon Alday

Patti Rabon Alday, 62, died peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at St. Joseph's Hospital.  The family will hold a private service in Patti's hometown at a later date.  ...

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Sandra (Sandi) Tomblin Head AUG 26, 1941 - AUG 06, 2022

Sandra (Sandi) Tomblin Head

On August 6, 2022 after a brave fight with cancer, Sandra (Sandi) Rebecca Tomblin Head, 80, passed away at her home in Savannah, Georgia surrounded by family.  Sandi was born on August 26, 1941 in Lee County, Alabama to Mildred McMillian Morgan and Franklin Elwood Tomblin.  She was a graduate of Baker High School (Class of 1959) in Columbus, Georgia and attended Columbus College & Florida State University. In the early 1960’s, Sandi began working at the Social Security Administration.  She retired in 1987 after 25+ years, to start Real ...

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Terry Lane Morris - AUG 05, 2022

Terry Lane Morris

Terry Lane Morris, 68, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 at Memorial Health with his family by his side.  He was born September 7, 1953 in Edmond, OK to the late J.B. and Doris Morris.  Terry was an active member of Isle of Hope United Methodist Church, and the New Hope Sunday School Class.  He retired as the owner of Coastal Resources.  He was an avid golfer, hunter, and enjoyed spending time on the water with his family.  Terry was also a member of the Forest City Gun Club.  He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Johnnie Ann Morris, two sons, Christo ...

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Fern Wilson MAR 21, 2022 - AUG 05, 2022

Fern Wilson

Fern Wilson, 81, widow of Harry L. Wilson, III, died peacefully on Friday, August 5, 2022 The family will privately celebrate Fern's life.. Please light a candle or leave a condolence on our online guestbook.    ...

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Susan Pamela Sims Ohsiek DEC 14, 1958 - AUG 05, 2022

Susan Pamela Sims Ohsiek

Susan Pamela Sims Ohsiek, 63, passed away on Friday August 5, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, GA. Susan was born December 14, 1958 in Savannah, GA to Orville Leroy Sims Sr. and Gloria Ann Von Waldner Sims. She attended St. James Catholic School and St. Vincent’s Academy. The greatest joy in her life was being a mother and a grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents as well as her husband, John Henry Ohsiek III “Jay.” She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Shelley and Tanner Howell of Savannah, GA, her son, John Henry Ohsiek IV &ld ...

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Gale (Sky) Edeawo MAR 22, 1946 - AUG 05, 2022

Gale (Sky) Edeawo

Gale "Sky" Edeawo, age 76, died on August 5, 2022, with her granddaughter by her side. The Detroit, Michigan native moved to Los Angeles, California in 1960. She later spent five years in Paris and Amsterdam before returning to Los Angeles in 1985. She moved to Savannah in 1998.  A well-published freelance writer, having been awarded five literary awards, she was the official Chatham County Storyteller and Literary Coach from 2001 until 2009. The founder and Executive Director of Project Welcome Home was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Police and the American Correctio ...

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Manjeri (Jeri) Subramaniam Raman - AUG 04, 2022

Manjeri (Jeri) Subramaniam Raman

Manjeri “Jeri” Subramaniam Raman, 79, died in Savannah GA on August 4, 2022 of unexpected complications from esophageal cancer. Jeri was born in Calicut (now Kozhikode), India in August 1942, to M.R Subramaniam and Alamelu Subramaniam.  In 1967, he came to Buffalo, New York to study chemical engineering.  He enjoyed a long career with Spencer-Kellogg (Buffalo, NY), Calgon Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA), and SNF Holding Co. (Riceboro, GA). In 1970, he married Krishna Ranganathan.  They raised two children and two dogs in Pittsburgh and Savannah.  In 1978, Jeri became ...

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James "Bubba" Linton - AUG 04, 2022



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Patricia JoAnn Canady JUL 22, 1934 - AUG 04, 2022

Patricia JoAnn Canady

Patricia JoAnn Canady, age 88, passed away in her home in Savannah, Georgia on August 4, 2022. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 22, 1934. Her parents were Michael Tot and Irene Szabototh. As a child, her father ran a restaurant in Detroit and she had fond memories of VE Day in 1945. She worked at Wright-Patterson Airforce base and served as an assistant to astronaut, James Irwin. She was married to Wilfred Joseph “Bill” Skelly and then later to Pepperdine business professor, Dr. Robert Mayo “Bob” Canady. Living in Southern California, Pat utilized her entrep ...

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Roberta Smith, MD MAY 25, 1940 - AUG 03, 2022

Roberta Smith, MD

On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022, Roberta McNeill Smith, MD, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, friend, and physician, passed away at the age of 82, having been surrounded by family and friends in the weeks preceding her death. Roberta, known as “Berta” to her friends, was born on May 25, 1940 in Columbia, South Carolina, the only child of Sophia Roberta Castine and William James McNeill. Her mother was a nurse, and her father a head bank teller. Berta wanted to be a doctor for as long as she could remember. After visiting the campus of Duke University in the winter of her Juni ...

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Dixie Crystal Marks Dickey DEC 22, 1928 - AUG 02, 2022

Dixie Crystal Marks Dickey

Dixie Crystal Marks Dickey, age 93, passed away August 2, 2022 at Hospice of Savannah.  A lifelong resident of Savannah, Georgia, she will be mourned by her family and friends for her loving heart, warm smile, and excellent Bridge playing skills.  She was born December 22, 1928 at the Dixie Crystals Savannah Sugar Refinery.  She attended Savannah High School. She was predeceased by her husband, William Edward Dickey. One of eight children, she is survived by her brother, Allen Marks; her four children, Cheryl Smith (Jerry), Janet Hendrix (Stephen), Loretta Crystal Boyd (Ga ...

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Elizabeth Fulton JAN 19, 1946 - AUG 02, 2022

Elizabeth Fulton

Elizabeth A. Fulton, 76, Died peacefully on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Elizabeth was born in Savannah, the daughter of Jack and Ann (Jurgensen) Fulton. She served as the President of the St. Vincent’s Academy Alumni (Class of 1964) along with being an active member of the St. James Catholic Church. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 5, 2022 Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Vincent’s Academy, 207 E. Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401.    ...

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James "Jim" Patrick Jennings MAR 23, 1966 - AUG 02, 2022


James “Jim” Patrick Jennings passed away August 2, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hopsital in Savannah. Jim was born on March 23, 1966 in Huntsville, AL to Gerald and June Jennings. He graduated from S.R.Butler High School in 1984, and went on to graduate with a degree in Business from Georgia State College in 1991. He worked in sales and marketing for over 30 years, currently with Kelly Tours. Jim married the love of his life, Lisa Hamilton Jennings on July 20, 1991. They recently celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary. They have three sons, Ryan Thomas Jennings (Maggie), Lando ...

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Frederick Feus, Jr. MAY 25, 1933 - AUG 02, 2022

Frederick Feus, Jr.

Frederick Feus, Jr., 89, passed away August 2, 2022 at Candler Hospital with his family by his side.  Fred, known as “Bubber” was born May 25, 1933, to Frederic Feus, Sr. and Julia Gammert Feus. Bubber was a lifelong member of the Lutheran Church of the Ascension. He is preceded in death by his middle son, Frederick Feus, III and his sister, Joan Feus Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Judy Walker Feus; two sons, Joseph Frederick Feus (Donna) and Robert Frederick Feus (Kim); daughter-in-law, Hollie Ridgdill Feus; seven grandchildren; and eight great gran ...

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Gary Thomas Strength SEP 25, 1945 - AUG 02, 2022

Gary Thomas Strength

Gary Thomas Strength, of Richmond Hill, Georgia, died on August 2, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was 76. He was a graduate of Valley High School, in Valley, Alabama, and Auburn University and worked in a variety of positions in management and sales throughout his career. Gary was entrepreneurial and enjoyed cooking and sharing meals with others, bragging on his children and grandchildren, and holding court with tall tales and colorful jokes. He had a passion for buying and selling second-hand items, especially cars. He saw value in things and people that others sometimes missed. B ...

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Nancy Ruth Mock JUL 21, 1947 - AUG 02, 2022

Nancy Ruth Mock

Nancy Ruth Mock, 75 passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Tahlequah Hospital in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, after a brief illness. Nancy was born on July 21, 1947, in Savannah, Georgia, to William Harold Mock, Sr. and Wyleen Cullen Mock. She lived in Savannah most of her life until moving to Oklahoma over 25 years ago. In 1999, she purchased a parcel of land in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and embraced the Cherokee culture.  On that land she herself built a log cabin, where she chose and enjoyed a solitude life, which she loved.  Her family there were her animals which included, at ...

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William Stephen Bowen, Jr. FEB 14, 1938 - AUG 01, 2022

William Stephen Bowen, Jr.

William Stephen Bowen, Jr. of Savannah passed away on August 1, 2022 after a brief illness. He was born on February 14, 1938 in Blackshear, GA to William Stephen Bowen Sr.“Buddy” and Alafae Jones Bowen. Stephen graduated from Blackshear High School and was a member of the 1956 State Championship basketball team. While earning a Mechanical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech, he served as president of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He then attended Stanford University where he received master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration. He began his bus ...

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Cam Ly Dang - JUL 31, 2022

Cam Ly Dang

Cam Ly Dang (1939 – 2022) On July 31, 2022, Mrs. Cam Ly Dang passed away peacefully in her sleep. She was 83 years old.  Born on 1939 in Xuan Ninh, Mong Cai, Vietnam.  In 1975, she fled Vietnam with her husband and seven children to an unfamiliar country, not knowing the language, culture, and people.  Through her faith and strength, she was a successful business owner while raising her children and servicing her church and community.  She cared deeply for her family and community. She was always the first to offer help. She was selfless and gave her time genero ...

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Kevin William Sikes NOV 09, 1984 - JUL 31, 2022

Kevin William Sikes

Kevin William Sikes, 37, died, Sunday at home in Newington, GA. The Savannah native was a longtime resident of Bulloch and Screven counties. Kevin was born on November 9, 1984 to Tina Sikes and John Vincent. He was a friend to all and loved by so many. His greatest joy and immeasurable pride came from his three daughters, Kaitlynn, Adilynn, and Marilynn. Kevin was an extremely hard worker and very talented. He was known as one of the best roofers in the Savannah area. Kevin was a very proud big brother to Chris, Justin, Garrett, and Morgan. In addition to his parents, three daughter ...

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Scott Derek Swart - JUL 31, 2022

Scott Derek Swart

Scott Derek Swart, 40, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022 due to injuries sustained in an accident.  He was born October 15, 1981 in Savannah to the late Dennis and Brenda Ambrose Swart.  Scott attended Jenkins High School and worked in the landscaping business.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephew, Talon Rodgers. Scott is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Susan Swart, nephew, Collin Rodgers, and his niece, Amber Rodgers. A celebration of Scott’s life will be held 1:00 p.m., Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Isle of Hope ...

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Franklin Raymond Boyette, Sr. - JUL 30, 2022

Franklin Raymond Boyette, Sr.

Franklin Raymond Boyette, Sr., 83, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022 at his home with his family by his side.  Frank was born May 25, 1939 in Metter, GA to the late Julian and Myrtle Kangeter Boyette. As the third of nine children, he came from humble beginnings but Frank’s determination and drive drove him to succeed at everything he tried. Frank was a born optimist who never met a stranger, and answered to aliases including Raymond, Scrappy, Sarge, Pepop, Pop and Handsome Frank, depending on how you knew him.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sibl ...

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James Austin "JIM" Doubleday - JUL 30, 2022

James Austin

Jim Doubleday, longtime Savannah musician passed away Saturday at his home with his wife by his side.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.   ...

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Latronda Daniels Coleman JAN 03, 1977 - JUL 30, 2022

Latronda Daniels Coleman

The sunrise of Latronda Daniels Coleman was January 3, 1977 to Virginia Gooding and Ernest Daniels. In her journey to adulthood she attended Chatham County Schools and later she found the man she would marry on April 7, 1995. After 2 years of their involvement. On February 27,1996 she gave birth to their first child Rishonna La’Ria Coleman. The journey of motherhood and marriage seemed to create a stronger bond between the couple. They often talked about success and financial freedom in their lives. They continued on their journey of life with the unbreakable bond growing through the yea ...

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Randy Hooker JUL 08, 1948 - JUL 30, 2022

Randy Hooker

Randy Hooker, 74, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Randy loved his family as evidenced by all the things he did to make life better for them. Emma, his wife was the love of his life and his high school sweetheart. Randy would drive hours to pick up his granddaughter to spend a weekend together. Every Friday he picked up his other granddaughter for the weekend and he and his wife spoiled her every chance they got. He was the best grandfather (papa) any girl could ever ask for.  He had a special relationship with his son Brant. Sharing their mutual love of nature and the out ...

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Frederick William Mingledorff, Jr. APR 13, 1924 - JUL 29, 2022

Frederick William Mingledorff, Jr.

Frederick William Mingledorff, Jr., passed away peacefully at his home on July 29, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Savannah, Georgia on April 13, 1924, to his parents Frederick William Mingledorff Sr. and Inez Tippins Mingledorff.  Fred grew up in Hinesville and graduated from Bradwell Institute in 1941. He then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 18. He served during World War II in the Pacific Ocean theater during the Battle of Guam and was invited to and attended the WW II honor flight in 2014. After the war, he returned to the States and a ...

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Martha Ann "Marty" Buelterman JAN 18, 1942 - JUL 28, 2022

Martha Ann

Martha Ann “Marty” Buelterman of Ellabell, GA passed away late Wednesday night, at the Abercorn Rehabilitation Center, while under the care of SunCare Hospice, after a long battle with COPD. Born to Edward & Dorothy (Kruthaup) Buelterman in Cincinnati, OH, she was the eldest of 3 girls. While in nursing school in her early 20’s she met and married, Roland D (Mac) McKenzie, also of Cincinnati, OH. Together, they had 5 children. Until the children were all in school, Marty was a stay-at-home mom. Once all were in school, Marty worked for Cincinnati Area Senior Services as a ...

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Edgar Pomeroy Williams - JUL 27, 2022

Edgar Pomeroy Williams

Edgar Pomeroy Williams 1938-2022   Edgar Pomeroy Williams, father, husband, prominent Savannah attorney and civic leader, died on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, after a brief illness. He was the son of George Wilmer Williams and Florrie George Adkins, and the adopted son of Minnie Keller Roberts. Born in 1938 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA, Pomeroy lived in Cordele, GA before the family moved to Savannah in 1945. He attended Charles Ellis School and graduated from Benedictine Military School in 1956. He attended Vanderbilt University and transferred to the University of Georgi ...

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James (Jim) Richard O'Malley NOV 19, 1934 - JUL 26, 2022

James (Jim) Richard O'Malley

James (Jim) Richard O’Malley, 87, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born in New Jersey, the only son of James and Mildred (Rogers) O’Malley. He was educated in the Camden Catholic schools and later graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Jim married Maryanne Emily Olsen of Camden NJ in 1954 and they quickly had 3 Children. After a decade of engineering work in South Jersey, Jim landed a role with IBM in 1965 and moved the family to Burlington, VT. After 15 excellent years in Vermont, Jim moved to further his successful car ...

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Eugene Paul Beery, Jr. AUG 25, 1936 - JUL 25, 2022

Eugene Paul Beery, Jr.

Eugene Paul Beery Jr., age 85, passed peacefully on July 25, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Georgia, with his  daughters, Laura and Donna, by his side. Gene was born August 25, 1936 in Savannah, to Eugene Paul Beery Sr. and Caroline Anita Yates, both of Savannah. Born at St. Joseph’s Hospital, he was the oldest of four children.  Preceding him in death were his brothers, Andrew Paul Beery II and Edward Yates Beery.  He is survived by his sister, Caroline I. Beery Hackle, his daughters, Laura J. Beery Goldade (Larry) of Portland, Oregon, and Donna L. Be ...

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Anna Dane Cahan NOV 02, 2022 - JUL 25, 2022

Anna Dane Cahan

Anna Dane Cahan was born November 2nd 1948, in new London, Connecticut and passed away on July 25th 2022, in Savanah, Georgia.   During her life she was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, and she will be deeply missed by her family and friends.  She was a bright light in the darkest times to everyone who knew her. Anna was born the daughter of Eli Dane and Doris Lillian Brooks.  She was adopted by her stepfather Mark Palestine at age 11.  During her meaningful life she lived in Scarsdale, New York, Chicago, Illinois, Tucson, Arizona, Salinas, Ecuador and ultim ...

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Patricia Ann Lang Corcoran - JUL 25, 2022

Patricia Ann Lang Corcoran

Patricia Ann “Patsy” Corcoran, 73, passed away Monday, July 25, 2022.  She was born March 29, 1949 in Savannah, GA to the late Frank and Virginia Fogarty Lang.  Patsy graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy in 1967 and from Armstrong State College with a B.S. degree in nursing and a master’s degree in Special Education.  She taught middle school special education students, and also established a successful tutoring service from her home, One-On-One Tutoring. Patsy then developed a homeschooling service in her home, Neva Academy.  In her nursing career s ...

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Lois Shuman Coe - JUL 24, 2022

Lois Shuman Coe

The much loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Lois Shuman Coe went to her eternal rest July 24, 2022 at home with family by her side. Lois was a lifelong resident of Savannah.  Having graduated from Chatham County schools, she served the community as an employee of the Chatham County schools in administration, as well as at Isle of Hope Elementary School and at Savannah Technical College.  She retired in 1992.  For many years, Lois was active as a volunteer at Isle of Hope United Methodist Church as a member of the Good Samaritans Circle, as meal and food coo ...

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Jennifer Dufrain Farris - JUL 24, 2022

Jennifer Dufrain Farris

Jennifer Dufrain Farris, 49, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022 after a brief illness. Jenny was born in Anchorage, Alaska to Jim and Pam Dufrain.  At the age of 2 the family moved back home to Illinois and when Jenny was twelve moved to Savannah. Jenny attended St. James Catholic School; St. Vincent’s Academy and graduated from Armstrong Atlantic University with an education degree. She spent her entire career at Memorial Day School starting in the after-school program and in 1997, she accepted a position teaching in fourth and fifth grade.  After many years in the ...

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Barbara Ann Smith Austin - JUL 24, 2022

Barbara Ann Smith Austin

Barbara Ann Smith Austin, age 85, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Tallahassee, Florida.  Barbara was born on November 6, 1936, in Savannah, Georgia.  She was the daughter of the late Leroy F. Smith Sr. and Helen T. Smith.  She graduated from Commercial High School in 1954, and married William Austin on October 17, 1959.  She then began a 38-year career in banking with C&S Bank and retired as the Vice President of the Credit Department. As a life-long member of Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah, she loved participating in Women’s Circle Group ...

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Michael Earl Weatherly, Jr. APR 07, 1978 - JUL 24, 2022

Michael Earl Weatherly, Jr.

In the early morning hours of July 24, 2022, Michael Earl Weatherly Jr. passed away at his mothers residence. Michael was the middle child of Michael Earl Weatherly and Marian Darlene Thomas. He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada but raised in Savannah. Michael was very active in sports. Growing up he was quarterback for the Tybee Dolphins football team and was crowned homecoming king. Soccer soon became Mike’s passion. In his teen years you would always see him with a soccer ball and bouncing a hacky sack off the side of his foot; skillfully done to the beat of a Jimmy Buffet ...

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Talmadge Walton "Walt" Wall, Sr. DEC 28, 1937 - JUL 23, 2022

Talmadge Walton

Talmadge Walton Wall Sr. ‘Walt’ of Savannah passed away July 23, 2022. Walt was born in Elberton, Georgia on December 28, 1937 to the late Harper Wall and Charlotte Coogler Wall. A graduate of Commercial High School, he served 19 years in the National Guard and retired from Backus Cadillac after more than 30 years. Preceded in death by his parents, he is survived by his wife of 58 years Vicki Freyne Wall; children, Talmadge Wall Jr. (Pam) and Elaine Shontz; brother, Pat Wall (Sequel); grandchildren, Taylor Shontz, Nolan and Preston Wall; several nieces, a nephew and extended family ...

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Aloysius Winters, Jr. - JUL 23, 2022

Aloysius Winters, Jr.

Aloysius Winters, Jr., 88, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Al was born and raised and lived his entire life here in his beloved Savannah.  Al attended Sacred Heart Parochial School and was a 1952 graduate of Benedictine Military School.  He graduated from Armstrong State College in 1955.  Al was married to Barbara Burns and they had three sons, Al, Chris and Anthony.  Barbara passed away in 1989.  Al married Rita Stevenson in 2014.  Al was a lifetime Catholic and commu ...

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Mildred Fisher Hinkle APR 23, 1940 - JUL 23, 2022

Mildred Fisher Hinkle

Mildred Faye Fisher Hinkle, 82, passed away Saturday, July 23,2022 at Memorial Health. She was survived by one son Charles Richard Hadwin, one daughter Lisa Renee (Kipper) Johnson; four grandchildren Erica Munn, Charles Noel Hadwin, Ginny(Waylon)Wright, Steven Richard  Shores and one great granddaughter Paisley Wright.Two sisters JoeAnn Jenkins, and Avalyn(Bill) Heitmann and several nieces and nephews. Faye was born April 23, 1940, in Chatham County, Ga. She was the daughter of the late WilliamJ. Fisher and Mildred Fisher. She was preceded in death by one brother W. Richard Fisher, two ...

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Curtis Gilmore Carey MAR 29, 1969 - JUL 23, 2022

Curtis Gilmore Carey

Curtis Gilmore Carey passed away on July 23, 2022, at the age of 53. Curtis was born in Houston, TX, on March 29, 1969, to Sally and Rowland Carey. Growing up in Houston, Curtis graduated from Stratford High School (Class of 1987) and went on to attend Texas Tech University. He was incredibly talented and creative and started his career in Dallas, TX, with Polo / Ralph Lauren (1991), which then took him to Beverly Hills, CA in 1993. Curtis subequently moved to New York City in 2000 and worked as a design director at Nautica, David Chu Design, Christina Saralegui and for the last 10 years at Ko ...

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William Douglas Grubbs DEC 28, 1939 - JUL 22, 2022

William Douglas Grubbs

William Douglas Grubbs (“Bill”), 82 of Wilmington Island GA, passed away peacefully in the hospital on July 22, 2022 after a battle with cancer, with his spouse and daughters by his side. Bill was born in Macon, GA, son of Johnnie Durham and Ethel (McKinley) Grubbs and was the youngest of five children. In 1958, Bill graduated from Mary Persons High School in Forsyth, GA. Following, he attended and graduated from University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) in 1962 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He was also a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. After serving in the Air Natio ...

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Gary James Beasley AUG 14, 1947 - JUL 21, 2022

Gary James Beasley

Gary James Beasley was born on August 14, 1947 to the late Mildred Elise Boykin Beasley and Harley Oren Beasley in Savannah, GA.  He received his early education in the Savannah Chatham County Public School System and graduated from Jenkins High School. Upon graduating, Gary attended Armstrong State College until his enlistment in the US Naval Reserve (USNR-R) in 1968. He served in the Navy until April 1973.  After completing his military service, Gary returned to Armstrong State College and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting.  In ...

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James Randolph Brown - JUL 20, 2022

James Randolph Brown

James Randolph “Randy” Brown James Randolph “Randy” Brown died peacefully July 20, 2022 in Savannah, Ga.  He was born in Columbus, Ohio on August 16, 1943, the oldest son and second child of Janet Shaw Yockey Brown and Frank Lloyd Brown.  He graduated from Wisconsin University with a degree in political science.  From there he joined the US Army and served as a 1st Lt, combat platoon leader in Vietnam.  He served with bravery and valor receiving a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star with V for valor during battle, and a second Bronze Star with 1 OLC award ...

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Kenneth Nels Larsen - JUL 20, 2022

Kenneth Nels Larsen

Kenneth Nels Larsen 8/8/1925 – 7/20/2022 On July 20, 2022, Kenneth Nels Larsen (“Ken”), passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, GA.  As always, his wife of 43 years, Nancy, was close by his side and Ken was just a few weeks shy of his 97th birthday. Ken was born August 8, 1925, in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of Nels E. and Violet G. (Bacon) Larsen and was the older brother to Joy K. Calvert.  He joined the United States Navy, rising to the rank of officer, serving his country admirably in the Pacific during WW II.  Ken attended Wabash College a ...

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William Warner "Bill" Ingram III - JUL 19, 2022

William Warner

William Warner “Bill” Ingram III, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, surrounded by his daughters and loving family. Bill was born in Savannah, the eldest son of William Warner Jr. and Adella (Mann) Ingram. He attended Savannah public schools graduating from Savannah High School. Bill received his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Georgia. He also served in the Georgia Air National Guard. Bill retired from Allstate Insurance after many years of representing clients, beginning at the Sears booth in the Oglethorpe Mall and ending with hi ...

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Helen Caroline Orzechowski Blum - JUL 19, 2022

Helen Caroline Orzechowski Blum

Helen Caroline Orzechowski Blum, 97, passed away July 19, 2022. She was born one of ten children of Joseph and Catherine (Nicpan) Orzechowski in Bridgeport, CT. She was educated there and in New York as part of the war effort. Helen’s career was as an administrative assistant at Georgia Tech Research Institute. In 1946 she married Frederick Henry Blum, Jr. They had one daughter, Katherine Lilla Blum Russell. One of Helen’s greatest pleasures was accompanying her husband and daughter to their karate lessons and karate competitions. A life-long Catholic, Helen was a me ...

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John William Decker FEB 01, 1944 - JUL 18, 2022

John William Decker

Dr. John William (Bill) Decker passed away on July 18, 2022 at his home in Savannah, Georgia. Bill was born in Berea, OH on February 1, 1944 to Renette and Mark Decker of Bluffton, IN. He grew up in and around Indianapolis, graduating from Ben Davis High School in 1962, earning nine varsity letters along the way (football, basketball, wrestling, and baseball). After high school, Bill attended Indiana University, where he was a member of Kappa Delta Rho, and then Indiana University School of Dentistry. Upon graduation in 1969, Bill served in the United States Army at Fort Hood, TX for two years ...

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Eric James Hobday - JUL 18, 2022

Eric James Hobday

Eric James Hobday, 65, passed away Monday, July 18, 2022 at his residence.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel. ...

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Jane M. McClain - JUL 17, 2022

Jane M. McClain

Jane McRee Melcolm McClain, age 91, passed away July 17, 2022. Jane was born in Savannah, Georgia, and was the daughter of the late Douglas Arthur and Margaret (Parker) Melcolm. Jane moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1940, and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. After high school, Jane was employed by The Prudential Insurance Company of America. Jane and her husband, the late Ray Clifton McClain, Sr., were married on February 14, 1953 and resided in Jacksonville from 1955 to 2018. Jane served as a homemaker and stay-at-home mom from 1955 to 1977. In 1977 she served at the flagship ...

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Harry (Tim) Thomas Rosenheim III, SEP 14, 1943 - JUL 16, 2022

Harry (Tim) Thomas Rosenheim III,

Harry “Tim” Thomas Rosenheim III, 78, of Savannah Georgia passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 16, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.  Tim was a devoted family man, avid golfer and fisherman, wonderful friend, and a decorated two-tour Vietnam Veteran. He will always be remembered for his wonderful story telling and love of telling jokes. Tim was predeceased by his parents, Harry T. Rosenheim, Jr. and Mable (nee Bauer) Rosenheim. He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Jeanne Droulard Rosenheim; daughter, Kristen (Brent) Voltz; a ...

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Joseph Carl Canessa - JUL 15, 2022

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Jesus Juan (Gi Gi) Roman APR 30, 1955 - JUL 15, 2022

Jesus Juan (Gi Gi) Roman

Jesus Juan “Gi Gi” Roman, age 67, died July 15, 2022 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  A native of Jacksonville, Florida, he was a resident of Eatonton, GA. He was the son of Lorenzo and Gena Roman, and had lived in New York, Texas, and Florida, before settling in Georgia.  His interests included fixing anything that needed fixing, video games, board games (mainly chess), golfing, and fishing. Surviving are his spouse, Helen Price; son and daughter-in-law, Jihad and Rashauna Roman; grandsons, Elijah Roman, Isa Roman, II, and Karon Brown; sisters, Yvon ...

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Brendan Thomas Conville APR 24, 1983 - JUL 15, 2022

Brendan Thomas Conville

Memorial service at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.  ...

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Helen Edith Perry AUG 05, 1928 - JUL 13, 2022

Helen Edith Perry

Mrs. Helen Edith Perry, 93, died peacefully Wednesday, July 13th at St. Joseph’s hospital in Savannah, GA. She was born August 5, 1928, in Union, SC to the late Walter Harris and Madge Woods Harris Lackey. In addition to her parents, Helen was also preceded in death by her husband, Lewis L. Perry and her daughter, Phyllis Lynn Wilkes.    She is survived by her children, Elizabeth Poole of Augusta; Phillip (Gayle) Perry of Hoschton, Georgia; and Eddie Perry of Cleveland, Georgia. She was also survived by two special grandchildren, Laura Smiley and Glynn Wilkes, who helped ...

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Elizabeth Weeks Sellers JUN 28, 1954 - JUL 12, 2022

Elizabeth Weeks Sellers

Elizabeth Weeks Sellers  Following a four- year fight with cancer, Mrs. Elizabeth “Beth” Weeks Sellers (née Elizabeth Doty Weeks) died on July 12, 2022, at home in Columbia, Maryland, with her children by her side. Beth was born to Stephen Elmo Weeks and Olna Elizabeth “Beth” Solana Weeks in Savannah, Georgia on June 28, 1954, the youngest of four children. She spent her formative years in Savannah, Georgia, where she attended and graduated from Savannah Country Day School. After attending school at Mary Baldwin University, Beth married her high school sw ...

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George Thomas Thompson JUL 14, 1939 - JUL 12, 2022

George Thomas Thompson

George Thompson, 82, passed away July 12, 2022. Born July 14, 1939 in Vidalia, GA and raised in Savannah, GA, he was the son of the late George Thomas Thompson and Jeanette Wall. George is survived by his loving wife of fifty-eight years, Peggy Thompson; sons, George Thompson, Jr. (Peyton), Mark Thompson, and Bradley Thompson (Sarah); and grandchildren, Thomas Thompson, Rogan Thompson, Grady Thompson, and Miller Thompson. George was a graduate of Commercial High School and enjoyed sports such as football, baseball, and basketball. He was offered football scholarships by UGA, Presbyterian Co ...

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Neal Vernon Purvis OCT 13, 1934 - JUL 12, 2022

Neal Vernon Purvis

          Neal Vernon Purvis, 87, of Savannah, Georgia, husband of Gail Laffitte Purvis, died July 12, 2022, in his home surrounded by his loving family.           Born in Savannah, Georgia he was the son of the late William Colie Purvis and Ruth Radford Purvis.  He graduated from Savannah High School in 1952.  Afterward he joined the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1955.  He later attended Armstrong Jr. College and graduated in 1973 receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration.  He was al ...

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Kathleen Borgoy - JUL 12, 2022

Kathleen Borgoy

With great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Kathleen Borgoy, aged 79 years. Kathy was born in Cleveland, Ohio as the oldest of four children. After raising her family, she found a new calling as a nurse. In retirement Kathy took joy in birdwatching and in genealogy, through which she strengthened old ties and made new connections. She was a long- term supporter of the Pleasant Valley Free Library, and a loyal member of Germania of Poughkeepsie. Kathy was preceded in death by John, her husband of 55 years, by her parents, Tony & Helen Shable, and by her brother, Tony. She i ...

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Chauncey C.J. Stickle JAN 08, 1944 - JUL 11, 2022

Chauncey C.J. Stickle

Chauncey Jerome Stickle III, 78, passed away July 11, 2022.  The Savannah native was born January 8, 1944, to Chauncey and Katharine Hohenstein Stickle. CJ graduated from Sacred Heart and Benedictine of Savannah.  He attended the University of Miami and Dekalb Junior College.  He held various operation positions with Standard Oil of Kentucky (Chevron) between 1966 and 1974, and then spent 19 years working as a Checker Foreman for the Georgia Ports Authority.  CJ started and operated Stickle’s Courier Service from 1995 to 2013. CJ spent 20 years of service i ...

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Debbie Russell Mobley FEB 06, 1952 - JUL 11, 2022

Debbie Russell Mobley

Debbie Russell Mobley, 70, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022 at Memorial Health.  She was born February 6, 1952 in Macon, GA to the late William and Bobbie Massey Russell.  Debbie graduated from the Medical College of Georgia as a Physician’s Assistant.  She was the first Physician’s Assistant in Savannah, and was also the former Medical Director of the Georgia Infirmary.  She was married in 1979 to Michael C. Mobley, M.D., and in 1981, they made their home in Savannah.  After moving to Savannah, she then worked for her husband in his psychiatric practice, ...

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Michael Eugene Bowman DEC 07, 1967 - JUL 11, 2022

Michael Eugene Bowman

Michael Bowman, 54, of Savannah GA passed away after a long illness. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on December 7, 1967 to the late Artie Eugene Bowman and Gail Zipperer Bowman Strausbaugh.  Michael attended Calvary Day School. Jenkins High School, and Armstrong State College. He was proud of his Scottish heritage and loved to attend the Scottish games. As a true Savannahian, he looked forward to and enjoyed all the St. Patrick Day festivities. Michael was a proud member of the Georgia Salzberger Society and a loyal Georgia Bullodogs fan. His passion was music and hist ...

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Harry William Merz, Jr. NOV 19, 1934 - JUL 10, 2022

Harry William Merz, Jr.

It is with great sadness that the family of Harry William Merz Jr. (Bill) announces his passing on Sunday, July 10th, 2022. Bill was born on November 19, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA to Harry and Gladys Merz and grew up in nearby Collegeville. In 1955 he married Marlene Nixon. They raised their family in Limeport, PA. Later, he moved to Radley Run in West Chester, PA and married Lisbeth (Posy) Anders. They retired to the Landings in Savannah, GA where he lived for 27 years. He graduated from Collegeville-Trappe High School and graduated from Duke University with a BS in Civil Engineering whe ...

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Joan Dean Elkins APR 26, 1931 - JUL 09, 2022

Joan Dean Elkins

Joan Elizabeth Dean, 91, was born in Savannah, Georgia to Walter E. and Fannie B. Dean. She attended Savannah schools, graduating from Savannah High in 1949.  While married to John B. Remion, Jr., she was a prominent real estate agent with Ben Farmer Realty.  During the 1980s, she was a multi-million-dollar producer and Life Charter member of the President’s Round Table. In 1992, Joan married Bob Elkins and relocated to Valparaiso, Florida.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Niceville, Florida and a Former member of The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer on Wilmi ...

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Viet Van Dang JUN 15, 1947 - JUL 09, 2022

Viet Van Dang

Viet Van Dang, 75, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022.  He was born June 15, 1947 in Vietnam to the late Am Dang and Thoa Pham.  He was retired as a caregiver.  Mr. Dang was a member of Nativity of our Lord Church, St.’s Peter and Paul Catholic Church, where he was a Leader in the Hoi den ta Club.  Mr. Dang is survived by his wife, Hue Pham, 2 sons, David Dang and Dave Dang, as well as his sister, Lan Dang, and many other relatives.  Rosary and Prayers will be said from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, and Friday, July 22, 2022 at Fox & Weeks, Islan ...

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Richard 'Ben" Neville - JUL 08, 2022

Richard 'Ben

Richard Benjamin “Ben” Neville, passed away July 8, 2022.  Benjamin was born on August 20, 1985 to Lisa and Ricky Neville. Benjamin graduated from Savannah Christian Preparatory School and holds degrees from Georgia Southern and Florida State Universities.  While at Georgia Southern, Armstrong Campus, Benjamin was a recharting member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.  He was employed by Old Savannah Trolley Tours and was a Master Mason of Clinton Lodge 54 F.& A.M. and a Scottish Rite member. Benjamin was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Luthera ...

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Janis Forster Rice NOV 12, 1951 - JUL 08, 2022

Janis Forster Rice

Janis Forster Rice, 70, died peacefully on Friday, July 8, 2022, at Memorial University Medical Center. Janis was a native of Birmingham, AL and lived in Savannah for the past 12 years. She was the daughter of the late John J. and Elizabeth Greagan Forster. She was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church and was employed by Waffle House the past 15 years.  Janis’s passion was horses. As a teenager, Janis was a talented equestrian and achieved Olympic level horseback riding.   Surviving is a daughter, Elizabeth Rice of Savannah; sister, Betsy Graf of ...

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Mary Lee Yocca - JUL 07, 2022

Mary Lee Yocca

Mary Lee Zizak Yocca, went to be with The Lord on July 7, 2022 at Hospice Savannah.  Since she had been a volunteer at Hospice for many years, some of her old friends are still here as volunteers and helped treat her. She was born on May 18, 1939 in Braddock, PA and she and Samuel were married on August 30, 1958.  Their 63 plus years of wedded bliss have been a gift from God.  Mary Lee believed in helping others, and she was active volunteering in schools and churches in which the Yocca family lived. She is the mother of S. Bradley Yocca, David Joseph Yocca, and Maribet ...

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Thelma May Van Duyne Brown OCT 13, 1925 - JUL 07, 2022

Thelma May Van Duyne Brown

Our beloved Thelma May Van Duyne Brown passed away of natural causes at the home of her youngest daughter, Nancy Brown-Thibodaux, on Wednesday, July 7th. She was 96. Thelma was born on October 13, 1925, to Halsey and Gertrude Van Duyne in Towaco, New Jersey at the family’s home. She was cared for lovingly by Nancy at the Thibodaux-Brown home during her final two years. Thelma grew up a farmer’s daughter and graduated from Boonton High School and later from the Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing. She fell in love with Loftus Brown while serving as a registered nurse and they ...

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Wilhelmina D. Benton - JUL 06, 2022

Wilhelmina D. Benton

Wilhelmina Durden Benton, 104, of Bluffton, SC, and Savannah, GA passed to her heavenly reward early July 6, 2022.  She was predeceased by her husband Joseph W. Benton, Sr., her son Roger F. Benton, and her 5 siblings.  She is survived by her daughters, Judy B. Hutson and Jean Fasano.  She had four grandsons, Matt Hutson (Priscilla), David Hutson (Valentina), Jason Hutson (Stacey), and Mikey Fasano; great-granddaughter Harmony and great-grandson Daniil.  She was the oldest of six.  She attended Thornwell Orphanage in Clinton, SC from 1932 until her graduation in ...

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Mary Wilkes Lynn NOV 14, 1929 - JUL 05, 2022

Mary Wilkes Lynn

Mary Atkinson Wilkes Lynn died peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 5. Mrs. Lynn was born in Washington County, Georgia, on November 14, 1929, the daughter of Clinton A. and Edna Earl Cofer Atkinson. A founder and co-owner of C&S Upholstery on Bull Street, Mrs. Lynn was active in her church, Trinity United Methodist and a member of the Savannah Elks Auxiliary. She loved to travel the world and entertain friends and family. Mrs. Lynn was predeceased by her first husband James Carlton Wilkes, her daughter Barbara, and her second husband James (Jimmy) Kenneth Lynn, a native of Collins, Georgia ...

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Willene Fields Beasley JAN 31, 1927 - JUL 05, 2022

Willene Fields Beasley

Willene Fields Beasley, 95, died peacefully on July 5, 2022 at Spanish Oaks Retreat.  Willene was born in Evans County, GA on January 31, 1927 to the late Frank and Annie Elizabeth Lanier Fields. In 1948, Willene married the love of her life, Harvey Ottis Beasley. She and Ottis remained soulmates until his death in 2005. Since his death, Willene deeply missed Ottis, but their joyous reunion in heaven brings great comfort to her family.  Willene was a homemaker and an exceptional cook. She loved her family and was happiest spending time and hosting meals for them. ...

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Janet Newberry Erickson APR 24, 1952 - JUL 04, 2022

Janet Newberry Erickson

Janet Priscilla Newberry Erickson passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family on July 4, 2022. She was born in Donalsonville, Georgia April 24, 1952. After later moving to Savannah, she married Eric and they lived and raised their children in Bellinger Hill, SC. She worked for many years and retired from the accounting office of the Chatham County Department of Family and Children Services. Many who knew her remember her dedication to fostering her son and daughter’s interest in the theater. She spent many nights at the Savannah Theater, City Lights Theater, the Cultu ...

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Barbara Dow - JUL 04, 2022

Barbara Dow

Barbara Brewerton Wolff Dow, of Buffalo, NY and then Savannah, passed away on July 4th, 2022 at the age of 91 after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Cadwell Dow.   ...

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Harold "Rip" Eugene Beaver, Jr. - JUL 03, 2022


Harold “Rip” Eugene Beaver, Jr, passed away on July 3, 2022, at the age of 58, at his home in Buford, Georgia after his fight with cancer. He and his family lived in Ringgold, Georgia during his early years. They then moved to Savannah, which he has always considered his hometown. He graduated from Groves High School in 1982 and became a Deputy Sheriff in Catoosa County, Georgia for 4 years. Rip moved back to Savannah and from then, has worked in the shipping industry for over 35 years. He was currently employed by Hapag Lloyd America, which took he and his family to the Atlanta ar ...

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Kerry G. Prytulak - JUL 03, 2022

Kerry G. Prytulak

Kerry G. Prytulak, 49, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  Kerry was born March 5, 1973 in New Brunswick, New Jersey to the late Joseph and Barbara Grealis.  She was a member of LifeBridge Church, where she was active in small groups and working in the preschool department.  Kerry was employed as a preschool teacher at Renee’s Kids World. She is survived by her husband, Daniel Prytulak, daughter, Samantha Prytulak, son, Christopher Prytulak, her sister, Shannon Goins, her brother, Terrence Grealis, and several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of K ...

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Doris Holder Ruff - JUL 03, 2022

Doris Holder Ruff

Doris Holder Ruff, 86, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at her residence.  She was born in Effingham County, daughter of Charles S. and Grace Edwards McCall. After graduation from Clyo High School, she moved to Savannah and married Romie Dell Holder.  Mrs. Ruff retired in 1996 from Solomon Wholesale Pharmacy and was a member of Wilmington Island United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Romie Dell Holder and Claude L. Ruff, son, Charles Geoffrey Holder and sister, Charlotte Fultz. Surviving are her son, Todd Holder (Angel) of Brunswick, GA; daugh ...

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Patricia Jean Rafferty Parr DEC 11, 1944 - JUL 03, 2022

Patricia Jean Rafferty Parr

Patricia Jean Rafferty Parr, 77, passed away on July 3rd, 2022 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  She was born in Nashville, Tennessee on December 11, 1944, the daughter of Francis Xavier and Louise Summerford Rafferty. She was raised in Martinsburg, West Virginia and graduated from Martinsburg High School in 1963.  She graduated from Hagerstown Business College. In 1967, she accepted a position as a secretary for the CIA and moved to Berlin, Germany.  While in Berlin, she met her husband of 53 years, Joe Parr, a military police officer assigned to the CIA.  Th ...

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Suzanne Warren Waters NOV 13, 1944 - JUL 02, 2022

Suzanne Warren Waters

Suzanne Warren Waters, 77, died peacefully and was reunited with the love of her life Glover on Saturday, July 2, 2022. Suzanne was a loving wife, mother, daughter, friend and the best MeMa ever.  Suzanne was born on November 13, 1944 in Savannah at Telfair Hospital to the late Linton E and Margaret Vandivere Warren. She was a 1963 graduate of Herschel V. Jenkins High School.  Suzanne married Harrison Glover Waters, Sr. on July 21, 1964, who preceded her in death in 2018. Suzanne retired as an executive assistant from Llewellyn & Associates in 2016 and was formerly ...

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Jacquelyn Anne Timms - JUN 30, 2022

Jacquelyn Anne Timms

Jacquelyn Anne Ricks Timms, 89, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family in Isle of Hope, Georgia on Thursday, June 30th, 2022. She was born in Moultrie, Georgia, on January 4th, 1933. Affectionately known as "Honey," Jackie was a rare beauty, a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She was the personification of a gracious, cultured, southern lady and she will be deeply missed and fondly remembered.  She was raised in Aiken, South Carolina, with her brother Charlie, by her loving mother and father, Ada Vera Ricks and Idus Henry Ri ...

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Joseph Byron Tuttle NOV 25, 1923 - JUN 30, 2022

Joseph Byron Tuttle

Joseph B. Tuttle, affectionately known as "JB", died on June 30, 2022, at Summer Breeze Assisted Living under the care of GHC Hospice Savannah. He was born in Savannah on November 25, 1923, to the late Fred and Irene Tuttle. He was pre-deceased by his two siblings Ann Tuttle Oglesby and Charles Donald Tuttle, as well as his beloved wife, Lynette Thompson Tuttle, to whom he was married for 73 years. He graduated from Savannah High School and served in the US Army Air Force for three years during World War II. He later worked as an automobile salesma ...

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Barbara Ann Coman - JUN 30, 2022

Barbara Ann Coman

Barbara Ann Dzielinski Coman, 82 passed peacefully in her home on June 30, 2022 after a prolonged illness. She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Genevieve Dzielinski, two sisters, Diane S. Morrissey and Gail Dzielinski, and her niece Laurie Morrissey Richmond.  She was born on October 22, 1939 in Port Washington, LI, New York and lived on Long Island until her marriage in July 1960. Barbara attended Paul Schreiber High School in Port Washington. She was very athletic, both as a gymnast and cheerleader.  After high school Barbara worked as a secretary at the Navy Train ...

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Bette Ryle Ireland NOV 14, 1932 - JUN 29, 2022

Bette Ryle Ireland

Bette Ireland, 89, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. The lifelong resident of Savannah was a graduate of Savannah High School and attended the University of Georgia. She was the only child of the late Wilbur Clay and Peggy Collins Bazemore. Bette was a founding member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church where she served on the building committee. Bette was an avid golfer and in her younger years she enjoyed playing the game of Bridge. Bette was a real estate agent with more than 30 years of service, primarily serving the Landings at Skidaway Island area.   ...

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Camilla (Ann) Linton MAY 22, 1941 - JUN 27, 2022

Camilla (Ann) Linton

On Monday, June 27, 2022, Camilla “Ann” Linton, loving mother and grandmother, entered into the arms of Jesus at the age of 81. Ann was born on May 22, 1941, in Savannah, GA, to R.L. and Carmen Franklin.  After earning her associate’s degree from Armstrong State College, she worked as a bookkeeper at Franklin Painting Company.  She later retired from White Bluff Presbyterian Church in 2016 after 24 years as church secretary. She married her husband of 34 years Bill Linton on August 13, 1966.  They were loving parents to Robert, Stephen, and Glenn, and awe ...

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Peter J. Hogan, Sr. APR 10, 1929 - JUN 26, 2022

Peter J. Hogan, Sr.

Peter J Hogan, Sr. passed away on Sunday, June 26th at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia.  Peter was born Irish by birth and raised in New York City, NY, the son of Peter John Hogan and Kathleen Liddy of Limerick, Ireland.  He attended Xavier High School NYC, NY. He graduated Fordham University Bronx, NY where he earned a B.A. in Economics. Peter graduated from Brooklyn Law School and JD Law School in Brooklyn, NY.  Peter served as a corporal in the US Army during the Korean War. Peter was a member of the Savannah Bar Association, NY State Bar Association, ...

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Doris Cone Bell APR 08, 1930 - JUN 26, 2022

Doris Cone Bell

Doris Cone Bell, age 92, passed away after a lengthy illness on June 26th, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. She was born on April 8th, 1930 to the late Andrew Jackson Cone and Iva Lee Cook Cone in Savannah, Georgia. She graduated from Savannah High School, Armstrong Junior College, and Florida State University earning degrees in Early Childhood Education and Education in Home and Family Life. She also earned Masters’ Degrees in Education and Curriculum Development.  Mrs. Bell was a member of the now defunct Cokesbury United Methodist Church.  Dori ...

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Maggie Gignilliat JUL 31, 1957 - JUN 25, 2022

Maggie Gignilliat

Maggie Gignilliat joined her Lord and Savior in heaven on June 25, 2022. She is a cherished wife, beloved mom, super-fun Nana, loving sister, generous friend and cared deeply for all her extended family and friends. Maggie was a woman of integrity and many talents which she used to further the Kingdom of God wherever He led her. She was a compassionate listener and shared her prodigal story, trusting the promises of God’s forgiveness and grace for all believers. Born Margaret Ann Peterson on July 31, 1957, to Colonel Robert D. Peterson and Louise Jones Peterson, she was the youngest a ...

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Kenneth Harold Edghill OCT 09, 1945 - JUN 24, 2022

Kenneth Harold Edghill

To view a livestream of the service, please click the link below. Kenneth Harold Edghill was born in Jamaica Queens, NY in 1945 as the eldest son of his parents Grace M. Stroud and Kenneth George Edghill. They also bore another son Tony Edghill. At an early age Kenneth joined Grace Episcopal Church where he was an active member and became a Sunday School teacher. He met and remained in contact with his life -long friends that he developed at the church. They have remained devoted to each other over the years. Kenneth graduated with honors ...

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Anne Barre Thomas OCT 31, 1944 - JUN 22, 2022

Anne Barre Thomas

Anne Barre Thomas died on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.  Born at Telfair Hospital in Savannah, Georgia, Anne was the fourth child of the late Jesse W. & Elizabeth Cannon Barre. She grew up in Nathaniel Greene Villa and attended Charles Ellis and Jacob Smith Schools. She graduated from Savannah High School and attended Armstrong College. In 1970, she married the love of her life, Roy Griffin Thomas, Sr. Together, they owned and operated Solomons Pharmacy in downtown Savannah and started a family. Anne enjoyed entertaining, gardening, and volunteering. She loved to celebrate every holida ...

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Dr. Celestine Jose Perez Faura - JUN 22, 2022

Dr. Celestine Jose Perez Faura

Dr. Celestino Jose Perez Faura, known as “Tito” by friends and family, died peacefully surrounded by his family on June 22, 2022.  He lived his life as a thrill seeker. Growing up in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Tito spent his early years speeding around his neighborhood on his motorcycle. He began swimming at a young age, and at 16 years old Tito swam for Puerto Rico at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. He attended Mercersburg Academy, PA, where he learned English, and then continued his swimming career at Pinecrest Academy, FL. Tito then attended Indiana University, where he met and later ...

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Nam Thi Le - JUN 21, 2022

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Shirley Leech New - JUN 21, 2022

Shirley Leech New

Shirley Leech New died June 21, 2022 at age 87.  She died at home in Savannah GA after a long illness surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Walter Landrum (Landy) New, Sr., son Walter L. New Jr., her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Paul H. Leech, her sister, Paula McAbee of Hilton Head, S.C and her brother Richard Leech of Richmond Hill, GA. She was born in Florence, Alabama in 1934 and moved to Savannah when she was in the fifth grade. She attended public schools in Savannah and graduated from Savannah High School in 1952.  She graduated from the ...

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Dorothy Ann Gibbs Anderson - JUN 18, 2022

Dorothy Ann Gibbs Anderson

Dorothy Ann Anderson “Dottie”, 99 years old died June 18, 2022 surrounded by her daughter and granddaughters. She was born April 19, 1923 in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, and retired in 1976 to Fripp Island, South Carolina until she moved to the Marshes of Skidaway, Savannah, Georgia in 2006. Surviving are her daughter, Linda Anderson of Palm Beach, Florida and her son Richard Anderson of Bremerton, Washington, her granddaughters Tracy Jacob and Tanya Marsh, grandsons, Alex Anderson, Sebastian Anderson and Galen Anderson and great-granddaughter Adriana Anderson. The memori ...

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Linda Dianne Smith Youmans AUG 24, 1949 - JUN 18, 2022

Linda Dianne Smith Youmans

To view a livestream of the service, please click the link below. Dianne, 72, peacefully entered God’s Kingdom on Saturday, June 18, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Dianne was born in Augusta, Georgia, the daughter of the late Ralph G. Smith and Hilda Q. Smith. Dianne moved to Savannah her senior year of high school. She graduated from Jenkins High School in 1967 and later attended Armstrong State College. In February 1969, Dianne married her one true love, Warren Youmans, after he returned from service in the US Army in Vietnam ...

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Michael Joseph Leo Johnson JUL 06, 1956 - JUN 17, 2022

Michael Joseph Leo Johnson

Michael J. Johnson, 65, died Thursday, June 16, 2022.  Michael was born in Pittsfield, MA to Samuel Nash Johnson and the late Elizabeth Ann Mullaney, the fifth of six children: Margaret Mary (Peggy), Mary, Thomas, Samuel, and Joseph. An avid storyteller, he graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in communications with an emphasis in photojournalism. His career included ten years with the General Electric Company and 14 years with Manhattan Publishing. He married the former Fiona Eva Keri Scott of Athens, GA on October 19, 1991 and moved with her to Croton ...

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Terri Diane Ferguson JUN 21, 1966 - JUN 16, 2022

Terri Diane Ferguson

Terri Diane Ferguson passed away peacefully in the early morning of June 16th, at Memorial University Medical Center with her daughter by her side. Terri was born on June 21st, 1966, to Charles “Skip” and Patricia Ferguson. A lifelong Savannah native, she graduated from Sol C. Johnson High School in 1984 and spent nearly 40 years in the dental industry where she dedicated her professional life to helping brighten smiles. Terri was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, partner, and friend. She loved life on and in the ocean, gardening, running, country music, cheerin ...

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Peter O. Bannon JUL 02, 1945 - JUN 16, 2022

Peter O. Bannon

Peter O. Bannon said his last “I love you” to his daughter Jennifer on June 16, 2022 as he held her hand. Peter was born July 2, 1945 in Brooklyn, NY to Anne Peters Bannon and Thomas Donald Bannon. He was educated at Seton Hall and Bergen Catholic in New Jersey before graduating from the University of Norte Dame. Following graduation he joined the Marine Corps and served his country honorably in Viet Nam and left as a Captain with a Navy and Marine Commendation Medal. He spent the next 30 years as a writer, reporter and news anchor in Atlanta, New York City, and Savannah. He &nb ...

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Robert (Bob) Oetgen NOV 21, 1931 - JUN 15, 2022

Robert (Bob) Oetgen

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, Robert (Bob) Oetgen passed away after an extended illness. He was born in Savannah on November 21, 1931, at the old Telfair Hospital.  He was predeceased by his parents, Ernest J. Oetgen, Sr. and Katherine Mays, his brothers Ernest J. Oetgen, Jr. and Frank E. Oetgen and sister, Katherine Woods.  Survivors include his loving wife, Susan, of 36 years, sons, Gary (Tracy), Eric, daughter, Kelley Jeffries, stepson, Hunter Bagwell (Ann).  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Graham, Ella, Elizabeth, William Oetgen and Makenzie Jeffries, as well as, Pa ...

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Michael A. (Mike) Sievers JAN 09, 1940 - JUN 15, 2022

Michael A. (Mike) Sievers

Mike Sievers, 82, died peacefully on Wednesday June 15, 2022 at Riverview Nursing Home under the care of hospice. Mike was born in Savannah on January 9, 1940, to the late Louis Sievers and Mary Robider. He attended Belmont Abbey and was 1957 graduate of Benedictine Military School. Mike served briefly in the US Coast Guard and worked for many years in the sales industry. Mike was a communicant of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.  In addition to his parents, Mike was predeceased by a brother, Tony Sievers. Surviving are his wife of 60 year ...

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Elizabeth Freyermuth AUG 10, 1923 - JUN 15, 2022

Elizabeth Freyermuth

On June 15th, 2022 Elizabeth Freyermuth of Savannah passed away at the age of 98.  She was born on August 10th, 1923. She retired from Candler Hospital where she worked in Central Service for 41 years. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church. She was very kind, loving, and compassionate. She enjoyed going crabbing at Tybee Island, gardening, and was a huge Braves Baseball fan. She was proceeded in death by her husband Wyman L Freymuth Sr., two sons Charles and Harold Freymuth.  She is survived by her four children Wyman L Freymuth Jr (Debbie) Jean Malone (Tony) Richard Frey ...

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Richard (Rabbi) Martin Geriner, Sr. FEB 22, 1940 - JUN 14, 2022

Richard (Rabbi) Martin Geriner, Sr.

Richard “Rabbi” Martin Geriner, Sr., 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. The native and lifelong resident of Savannah was born on February 22, 1940, to the late Henry Butler Geriner, Jr. and Clara Henges Geriner. Rabbi was a 1957 graduate of Savannah High School and attended Armstrong Junior College. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Forestry.  While attending UGA, Rabbi was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity where he served as their Chaplain.  Rabbi briefly worked for The Savannah Bank before ...

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Jack Winfield Wilson MAY 14, 1940 - JUN 13, 2022

Jack Winfield Wilson

Jack Winfield Wilson, 82, a Savannah native, died June 13, 2022.  Born in 1940, he was a 1958 graduate of Savannah High School and a 1962 graduate of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Wilson, a U.S. Navy Veteran, served as an enlisted journalist from 1962-1966 with the Polaris ICBM nuclear Submarine Squadron 14 and submarine tender and flag ship, USS Hunley (AS-31) in Holy Loch, Scotland. He later served as a staff journalist for Submarine Flotilla Two in Groton, Connecticut. A student of the piano from the age of 10, Wilson was a classical piano enthusiast and served as pianist for ...

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Dwayne Robert Scott DEC 30, 1946 - JUN 13, 2022

Dwayne Robert Scott

Dwayne Robert Scott (better known as Scotty), 75, passed away early in the morning on June 13, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia. He was the beloved husband of Clare Scott for almost 40 years. Dwayne was born to Earl and Eva Mary Scott in Cimmaron, New Mexico in 1946. He graduated from Raton High School in 1965. He enlisted in the Navy at the age of 18 and retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer almost 28 years later.  He followed in his father’s footsteps in joining the Navy and was a proud Navy man his entire life. He met his wife Clare while stationed in Spain, and he always spoke fon ...

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Stephen Joseph Lee MAY 06, 1931 - JUN 11, 2022

Stephen Joseph Lee

Stephen Joseph Lee, 91, died peacefully in the early morning hours on Saturday, June 11, 2022. ...

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Patrick H. Kelley OCT 18, 1958 - JUN 11, 2022

Patrick H. Kelley

Patrick Kelley passed away unexpectedly on the afternoon of June 11, 2022. Patrick was born in California. He lived in many locations over the years, but he fell in love with Savannah when he visited with his wife 23 years ago. Savannah became his home. This is where he settled and pursued his career in real estate. Patrick was completely devoted to his family, friends, and God. He was filled with kindness and compassion, which was apparent in his everyday interactions. His smile warmed the hearts of those around him. He never met a stranger. Everything he did for others was out of love, ...

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Shelby Myrick, III SEP 05, 1947 - JUN 10, 2022

Shelby Myrick, III

Shelby Myrick, III passed away on June 10, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was born in Savannah on September 5, 1947, to the late Alice Barrow and Shelby Myrick, Jr. His grandparents were Mary Robinson and Shelby Myrick of Savannah and Loyce Smith and Thomas Barrow of Pelham, Georgia. His brother Thomas Robinson Myrick also predeceased him. Shelby, called Sam by his family and old friends, graduated from Savannah High School. He served in the United States Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga in Vietnam. He was baptized and confirmed at Christ Church (Episcopal) and was a life-l ...

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Richard C. Zimmer AUG 02, 1934 - JUN 09, 2022

Richard C. Zimmer

Richard Charles Zimmer, 87, died Thursday, June 9, 2022 at home surrounded by family.  Born August 2, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Rosetta and Louis Zimmer, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Don Zimmer (Joan) of Cincinnati. Mr. Zimmer spent his boyhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, with summers highlighted by excursions on the Island Queen Riverboat to Coney Island Amusement Park.  He graduated from Purcell High School in Cincinnati in 1952, and received a bachelors degree from the University of Cincinnati.  He served in the U.S. Army, including service in Jap ...

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Ann Dowling Farr MAR 20, 1925 - JUN 09, 2022

Ann Dowling Farr

Ann Dowling Farr, 97, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022 at her residence.  Born March 20, 1925, she attended local schools, and was an honor graduate of Armstrong State College in 1983.  She was an accountant for Union Camp Paper Corporation and retired from there in 1989 after fifteen years of service. Mrs. Farr was a faithful communicant of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.  Prior to Blessed Sacrament, she attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she sang in the choir. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 75 years, Joseph D. Farr, parents, William Patri ...

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Joseph H. Plucker - JUN 06, 2022

Joseph H. Plucker

Joseph H. Plucker, 83, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2022 at his residence.  He was born in Brooklyn, New York.   He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Hirst-Plucker; daughter, Jennifer Mullins and granddaughter, Anastasia Mullins. Mr. Plucker was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, a graduate of F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Technology), New York and worked in retail management.  He was a Fourth Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council #631 and enjoyed being a member of the Geechee Sailing Club. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Mon ...

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Margaret Eloise Hendrix Daly - JUN 05, 2022

Margaret Eloise Hendrix Daly

Margaret Eloise Hendrix Daly, 87, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 5, 2022, following an extended illness. She was born in Savannah, the oldest daughter of the late Benjamin Atwood Hendrix and Mary Thomas Hendrix Strickland, and was a proud descendent of the historic Salzburgers who settled in Ebenezer, GA in the early 1700s. While attending Commercial High School and cheerleading for the Cobras, Margaret met the love of her life, James A. Daly, Jr.  The high school sweethearts married in 1954, and soon became partners in life and business.  In 1968, Jim joined with Gerald Poll ...

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Martha Littlefield Summerell - JUN 05, 2022

Martha Littlefield Summerell

Martha Littlefield Summerell died June 5, 2022, at Hospice Savannah, shortly before her 92nd birthday.  She was born in Savannah, Georgia, the second daughter of Orrin Francis Littlefield and Frances Smith Littlefield.  She grew up in Gordonston during the height of the Great Depression.  After graduation from Savannah High School in 1947, she attended Armstrong College for a year before transferring to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  She graduated in 1951 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History, a subject in which she maintained a lifelong inter ...

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La Trelle Cook Durden - JUN 05, 2022

La Trelle Cook Durden

La Trelle Cook Durden, 85, passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of June 5, 2022, at her home, just like she’d always hoped. La Trelle was born in Savannah, Georgia, the only child of Lester and Doris (Collins) Cook.  She grew up on East President Street, splitting her time between ballet and tap lessons at Frances Tomano’s Dance School, playing in Colonial Park Cemetery, and racing the boys, proudly earning the title of 2nd fastest kid on their block.  During her teenage years, La Trelle attended the weekend dances at the CYPA (Catholic Young People&rsquo ...

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William Harry Burger, USAF, Lt. Col. Ret. JUN 23, 1933 - JUN 05, 2022

William Harry Burger, USAF, Lt. Col. Ret.

William Harry Burger, USAF, Lt. Col. Ret., age 88, died June 5, 2022 in St. Mary’s, Georgia.  The East Freedom, Pennsylvania native was a long-time resident of Savannah, Georgia.  He was a retired Lt. Colonel with the U.S. Air Force, and was a Pilot/Navigator.  He was a member of the Elks Lodge and the American Legion.  He enjoyed dancing above all, and was a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Surviving are two daughters, Bridgett Arpin (Buddy) and Harriett Bowens (Roy); grandchildren, Rachelle Langbein (Aaron), Billy Arpin (Lacey), an ...

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Doris Ann Barnett OCT 03, 1945 - JUN 05, 2022

Doris Ann Barnett

Mrs. Doris Ann Barnett, age 76, of Savannah, Ga passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022, at her home she shares with her husband of 42 years, Joe Barnett.  Born on October 3, 1945, and was raised in Memphis, TN. She is a retired Senior Vice President of Colemont Insurance Brokers. Family members include her stepdaughters (spouses) Lori (Rich) Katzel; grandchildren, Micah, late Hunter, and late Katelyn, Ashley (Troy) Richey; grandson Blake, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lorraine C. Jenson and late Otto Jenson Jr, her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Gary Jenson and Angela Jenson, her ni ...

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Betty Jane Culver Thomson - JUN 05, 2022

Betty Jane Culver Thomson

Betty Jane Culver “BJ” Thomson, 94 of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 5th after a lengthy illness. Originally from Naugatuck, CT, BJ graduated from LaSalle University in 1948. After graduation she remained in Boston and joined the Jordan Marsh Training Program and also worked as a model. Later, she returned to Connecticut and worked at Uniroyal where she met and married Douglas Thomson in 1951. They lived in Woodbury until retirement, and they remained happily married and devoted to one another for 69 years. BJ had a successful career in real esta ...

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Peggy Joyce Umsted - JUN 04, 2022

Peggy Joyce Umsted

Peggy Joyce (née Hatmaker) Umsted, age 92 of Savannah, Georgia, formerly of Hinsdale, Illinois, died peacefully on Saturday, June 4, 2022 surrounded by her loving husband and her three children. Devoted mother of Nancy (Gene) Sullivan, Eric (Margaret) Umsted and Jennifer Umsted McKinley. Grandmother to nine beautiful grandchildren, Ashley (Brad) Stollberg, Kevin Umsted, Stephen (Katie) McKinley, Patrick (Emily) Sullivan, William Sullivan, Cara (Aaron) Foster, Megan McKinley, JT (Allie) Sandstedt and Ali (Brent) Phillip. Cherished Great Grandmother to, James, Ben, Madeline Stollberg, Ann ...

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Eloise M. White - JUN 03, 2022

Eloise M. White

Eloise Meeks White, 87, passed away Friday, June, 3, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  Mrs. White was born January 7, 1935 in Wadley, GA to the late Steve and Madie Faircloth Meeks.  She worked for Union Camp (now International Paper), and retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Mrs. White was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, and a member of the Silver Nuggets Sunday School Class.  She was also a member of the National Association of Retired  Federal Employees (NARF).  She is survived by her husband, Ronald E. White of Savannah, daughter, B ...

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Vernon Nelson - JUN 01, 2022

Vernon Nelson

One of the best of the best has finally gotten his wish to rejoin the love of his life, his beloved wife, Erin.  There wasn’t a day that he didn’t miss her. William Vernon Nelson was born June 20, 1927, in the kitchen of his parents’ home in Thunderbolt, Georgia.  His mother then proceeded to finish making lunch for the rest of the family. She’d had practice. Vernon was number six of seven. His parents were Holley Tilson Nelson and Rachel Rosetta (Ettie) McDaniel. He was quick to tell you that he graduated 3rd in his class at Marlow Consolidated High Sch ...

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Russell Powell Peterson SEP 16, 1937 - MAY 31, 2022

Russell Powell Peterson

On the morning of May 31, 2022, Russell P. Peterson, 84, died peacefully at home in his sleep. The Park Ridge, IL native was the son of the late Russ and Helen Peterson. He was a loving and devoted husband and father. Russ was known for his good sense of humor and his contagious laughter among friends.    Surviving is his wife of 60 years, Louise Peterson; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lisa Peterson of Savannah, and Linda and Tom Douglas of Severna Park, MD; grandchildren, Sabrina and Teddy from Severna Park; sister and brother-in-law, Kay and Bob Styrkowicz, and their childr ...

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Patricia "Sue" Rossiter Homans APR 27, 1938 - MAY 29, 2022


Patricia “Sue” Rossiter Homans died peacefully at home on May 29, surrounded by her loving family. Born April 27, 1938, in Savannah, Sue was a lifelong Catholic. She graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy in 1956, and from Armstrong College in 1958. In 1959, Sue married her high school sweetheart, Jules Homans, who remembers her still as “the nicest girl I ever met.” Sue was a kind and sweet wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She devoted her life to her family, including raising four sons with Jules, and doting on her nine grandchildren and f ...

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Dr. James Ducey - MAY 29, 2022

Dr. James Ducey

James Emmett Ducey, Sr., D.V.M.      Dr. James "Jimmy" Ducey of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 29, 2022, nine days shy of his 88th birthday.  He fought a long, brave battle with frontal lobe dementia at home, and under Hospice Savannah care for the past 2 months.      Jimmy was born in 1934 in Savannah, the youngest of four children, to Frederick Emmett Ducey, Sr., D.V.M. of Gloucester City, NJ and Mildred Merle Ellington Ducey of Raleigh, NC.  He attended Blessed Sacrament ...

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Julia Ann Krulic - MAY 29, 2022

Julia Ann Krulic

Julia Ann (“Judy”) Jeffords Krulic died in Savannah, Georgia, on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at age 79.  Judy was born in Sylvester, Georgia, on February 27, 1943, to the late Mary Cromley and David George Jeffords, Jr., and grew up there, graduating in 1961 from Worth County High School.  She then attended Huntington College in Montgomery, Alabama, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in 1965. She moved to Savannah in 1976, and she spent her career helping children and families in need through her work at the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services, until she retired i ...

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Delma Dewey Dimsdale, Jr. OCT 16, 1955 - MAY 28, 2022

Delma Dewey Dimsdale, Jr.

Delma Dewey Dimsdale, Jr., 66, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 28th while playing tennis with friends. Dewey was born in Savannah, GA on October 16, 1955, to Delma and Nell Dimsdale. They lived in different parts of the country and world while Delma Sr. was serving in the United States Air Force.  They settled back in Savannah, and in 1974, Dewey graduated from Savannah High School where he was a member of the football team and pursued his love of music, playing guitar, and singing in local bands.  After high school, he attended Georgia Southern University from 1979-1982 ...

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Chinh Van Thach - MAY 28, 2022

Chinh Van Thach

Chinh Van Thach, 64, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Chinh was born July 14, 1957 in Cam Ranh, Vietnam. He was employed at Gulfstream Aerospace for 20 years as a Structural Mechanic. Chinh was an avid fisherman and loved to share his great sense of humor with family and friends.     Chinh was preceded in death by his parents, Hien Van Thach and Lien Thi Hoang, and 7 siblings. He is survived by his two daughters, Kimberly Nguyen (Hung), Kim Dung Park (William), one son, Chuong Thach (Porchia), and six grandchildren, all of ...

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The Leffler Family - MAY 28, 2022

The Leffler Family

Chris, Lori, Zack and Nate Leffler passed suddenly May 28, 2022 in a tragic boating accident on Wilmington River, Savannah Georgia, leaving behind their beloved daughter Katelyn.  In 1996, Lori married Chris in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They had three children: Zack, Katie, and Nate. They most enjoyed spending time with their beloved family, making memories on vacation whether white water rafting, biking, hiking, playing board games, or golf. Their most recent adventure was last year in Hawaii where the family celebrated Lori and Chris’ 25th anniversary and renewed their wed ...

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Leo F. Grace JUL 04, 1931 - MAY 28, 2022

Leo F. Grace

Leo F. Grace, 90, of Skidaway Island, GA and Franconia, NH, formerly of Belmont, MA, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 28, 2022.  Leo was born on July 4, 1931 in West Roxbury, MA and grew up primarily in West Newton.  He was the son of Leo P. and C. Geneva (Kelleher) Grace.  A graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Waltham Class of 1949 and Boston College Class of 1953.  Leo also earned a degree from Boston College Law School in 1956 where he served as president of his class.  He went on to join his beloved father in the banking business and ultimately serve ...

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Barry P. Pitts - MAY 26, 2022

Barry P. Pitts

Barry Paul Pitts, 72, passed away at his home in Jupiter, Florida.  Services are incomplete and will be announced by Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.   ...

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James Marshall Flanagan SEP 18, 1976 - MAY 26, 2022

James Marshall Flanagan

James Marshall Flanagan was born on September 18, 1976 and passed away on May 28, 2022. James was born to Timothy James Flanagan and Shellia Diane Tyre Flanagan.   James is survived by his mother, Shellia Diane Tyre Flanagan; brother, Shawn Patrick Flanagan; sister, Rachel Christina Flanagan Kersey (James); aunt and uncle, Carol Elizabeth Flanagan Shiffert and Michael Leonard Flanagan; and nieces and nephew, Lidia Wilhelmina Flanagan-Helverson, Magnolia Grace Kersey, and James Randall Tyre. James wanted to be a husband and father. He loved to smile and to make others smile. He ...

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Charlotte Chandler Cain - MAY 25, 2022

Charlotte Chandler Cain

Charlotte Chandler “Cholly” Cain, 87, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, in Savannah, Georgia. Born on November 30, 1934, in Blakely, Georgia, she was the only child of Warren Hill and Mary Arminta “Minnie” Owen Chandler. She graduated from Blakely Union High School and received her B.S. in Education from the University of Georgia, where she met her husband of 58 years, Lanier Cain, whom she married in June, 1954. She and her husband spent the majority of their lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where they raised their two children. They were active members of Brai ...

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Mary Pappas Taylor - MAY 25, 2022

Mary Pappas Taylor

Mary Pappas Taylor 98, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at her home in Thunderbolt.  She was born June 26, 1923 in Santa Ana, California to the late Nick and Anthonasia Tsekouris Pappas.  Mrs. Taylor is survived by her son, Garrett Weeks of Thunderbolt, as well as other relatives.   A Service will be held at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana, California.   ...

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Annie Michell Rodriguez (Michi) FEB 24, 1998 - MAY 25, 2022

Annie Michell Rodriguez (Michi)

Click here to view the funeral service for Annie Rodriguez via livestream. The livestream will be available on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 4:45 p.m. Haga clic aquí para ver el funeral de Annie Rodríguez a través de una transmisión en vivo. La transmisión en vivo estará disponible el domingo 29 de mayo de 2022 a las 4:45 p. m. Annie Michell Rodriguez, an avid reader and amazing writer, 24; transcended peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Annie was commonly referred to as “Michell” or &ldqu ...

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Matthew Marshburn - MAY 25, 2022

Matthew Marshburn

Matt Marshburn passed away peacefully at home on the morning of May 25, 2022, surrounded by his loving wife, two kitties, and good friends. Matt was born in Jacksonville, N.C., on June 9, 1967. Growing up, he moved around a lot, attending multiple schools and graduating by the skin of his teeth from summer school in Hope Mills, N.C., in 1985. Matt much preferred dismantling and rebuilding anything mechanical to the formal classroom. He also loved “running” the woods with his brother, Ted, and a couple of rifles. Growing up on Chicken Foot Road contributed to his lifelong toughne ...

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Christine Ann Barth JUN 29, 1943 - MAY 25, 2022

Christine Ann Barth

Christine Ann Barth, 78, of Savannah, Georgia, died peacefully under hospice care on Wednesday, May 25th 2022, following a battle with lung cancer. Christine was born on June 29, 1943 in Buffalo, NY to Albert A. and Bertha T. (Kuczewski) Stachowiak. She was preceded in death by her parents (Albert and Bertha), her brothers Gerald Stachowiak, James Stachowiak and Robert Stachowiak. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Barth, her youngest daughter, Maria R. (Barth) O’Connor and her great-granddaughter Magnolia F. Markle. Christine graduated from Kensington High Sc ...

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Joseph Lawrence Wittkamp - MAY 24, 2022

Joseph Lawrence Wittkamp

Joseph Lawrence Wittkamp, 73, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  The native Savannahian was a graduate of Glynn Academy in Brunswick, Georgia.  He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict having served as a Ranger in the United States Army.  He was also a Purple Heart recipient. He is survived by his sister, Catherine Wittkamp Young of Savannah; niece, Amanda Young, two nephews, Trey Young and Matthew Young all of Savanah. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Luther E. Wittkamp and nephew, Andrew W. Young. A memorial ...

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Gertie B. Harris - MAY 23, 2022

Gertie B. Harris

Gertie B. Harris, 59, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  She was born in Savannah, daughter of the late Thomas J. Beytagh, Sr. and Margaret Gertrude Kehoe Beytagh. The long time Catholic was a 1981 graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy and had been employed for 21 years with Island Eye Care.  Gertie loved Tybee Island, listening to her favorite music and most of all spending time with family and friends.  Surviving are her husband of 25 years, J. Robert Harris, Jr.; two sons, Tripp and Chance; brothers, Tom (Mary Ellen), Jack (Amy) and Mike (D ...

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Thomas William Herrmann DEC 04, 1950 - MAY 21, 2022

Thomas William Herrmann

Thomas (Tommy) Herrmann, met his Savior face to face in the early morning of May 21, 2022, after a four year battle with a traumatic brain injury due to Listeria bacterial meningitis.  His journey was a hard one, but Christ always met his needs.  There to meet Tom with open arms were his parents, Bill and Mary Louise, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Herrmann and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Crump, two nephews, Wes Herrmann and Officer Duane Kirby, his best friend, Kenny Hayes and of course all of his fur babies, Paco, Cephus, Hank and Hunter. Tom was a long-time resident of Skidaway ...

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Michael Hugh Graham JUN 26, 1942 - MAY 20, 2022

Michael Hugh Graham

Michael Hugh Graham was born June 25th, 1942 in Fayetteville, NC where he spent his youth. An accomplished scholar, Michael studied Nuclear Engineering, Physics and Mathematics at North Carolina State University before transferring to Florida Presbyterian College (Eckerd) in 1962, being part of the first graduating class. Michael continued his education at Clemson University earning his MS, ABD in Mathematics.  Michael eventually made his way to the lowcountry to teach Mathematics at Georgia Southern University. His career took a turn however when he saw a need in the community. Along ...

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Joy Thweatt Kerkhoff JAN 05, 1956 - MAY 18, 2022

Joy Thweatt Kerkhoff

Joy Thweatt Kerkhoff, 66, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She was born January 5, 1956 in Dayton, Ohio.  She was a proud graduate of Ohio State University, and loved cheering on her beloved Buckeyes.  Joy was a lifelong Methodist.  She attended Grace United Methodist Church in Ohio, White Bluff United Methodist Church in Savannah, and was currently a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Historic Savannah.  She was active in all church’s, singing in the choir, playing in the handbell choir, and helping raise money.  ...

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Thomas Emory Haynes JUL 31, 1957 - MAY 18, 2022

Thomas Emory Haynes

Thomas Emory Haynes, 64, passed away in the comfort of his home on May 18, 2022. Tommy was born in Waycross, GA on July 31, 1957 to Mr. and Mrs. Winifred N. Haynes. They would move to Savannah and later settle on Isle of Hope where Tommy grew up and began cultivating his love for the marsh, rivers, pine trees, and live oaks. In 1975, he graduated from Herschel V. Jenkins High School in Savannah. After high school, he went on to follow in his father’s, Hank Haynes, footsteps. He attended The University of Georgia from 1975-1980 and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry. Follow ...

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James G. "Jimmy" Neville SEP 05, 1940 - MAY 17, 2022

James G.

James G. "Jimmy" Neville, age 81, died May 17 at Pruitt Health & Rehabilitation.  He was born in Savannah on September 5, 1940 to George Grady and Mamie Hagin Neville.  He was a graduate of Savannah High School.  He was a retired Master Technician for RCA, a member of Bible Baptist Church, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  Following his retirement, he volunteered as a security guard at Calvary Day School, and loved working in his yard and cleaning his pool.   Jimmy loved his wife, loved his children, especially his grandchildren, and also loved the ...

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Timothy D. Conner - MAY 17, 2022

Timothy D. Conner

Timothy Douglas Conner, 78, also known by his pen name TD Conner, was born December 14, 1943, son of Frances Brown and Douglas A Conner, died in Savannah, GA on May 17, 2022.  He was a writer, publisher, and businessman, best-known locally for his 2003 book, “Ironwork of Savannah.”  He wrote about Civil War history and area military engagements specifically.  His 2002 book on Civil War occurrences and battles, along and near the southeastern coast was titles “Homemade Thunder: War on the South Coast 1861-1865.”  Tim Conner attended Blessed Sacr ...

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James "Jimmy" Burke - MAY 16, 2022


    James Guy Burke, Jr., 86 of Savannah, Ga. was received into Heaven by our Lord on May 16th, 2022 after a short illness. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 22nd at Saint Michael's Catholic Church on Tybee Island from 6:00 to 7:00 pm with a rosary service at 5:30 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist on Monday May 23rd at 10:00 am. Graveside service to follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Please join the family in a celebration of Jimmy's life at the American Legion Tybee Island ,Ga.    Jimmy was pre ...

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Ethan Bland MAR 05, 2004 - MAY 15, 2022

Ethan Bland

Ethan Scott Bland was an incredible son and brother, a diligent student, a strong leader, and a loyal friend.  He went to Heaven to meet His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 15, 2022 at the young age of 18 as a result of injuries sustained as a passenger in a vehicle accident.  Ethan was born on March 5, 2004 in Savannah and was a member of Compassion Christian Church.  He attended St. Andrew’s School beginning in PK-4 and was just a few days away from attending his graduation with a Full IB Diploma and many awards and honors.  He was accepted Early Action to UGA, ...

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Karen Alice Slezenger Anderson - MAY 15, 2022

Karen Alice Slezenger Anderson

Karen Alice Slezenger Anderson, 73, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Detroit, MI and lived in Savannah since 2016.   She was a wonderful wife, mother and devoted grandmother. Surviving are her husband, Robert Allen Anderson; son, Matthew A. Anderson; daughter and son-in-law, Carrie and Scotty Davis and two grandsons, Colin and Grant.   ...

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Carolyn Rose Oertel OCT 26, 1939 - MAY 15, 2022

Carolyn Rose Oertel

Carolyn Rose Oertel, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, May 15. Carolyn, the daughter of Frank and Evelyn Thompson, was born on October 26, 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated from Loretto Heights College in Denver, Colorado.  Carolyn, the anchor of her close-knit family, was a dedicated and loving mother, wife, grandmother, and best friend to many. She always believed in putting her kids, grandchildren and her husband's needs before her own. She loved spending time with her husband and family, whether it be at the Jersey Shore, Lake Michigan or ...

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Jane Wolf Turner Strelow SEP 06, 1931 - MAY 14, 2022

Jane Wolf Turner Strelow

Jane Wolf Turner Strelow, 90, died peacefully on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on September 6, 1931. Jane was the only child of the late Allene and John W. Wolf, Jr. She was a 1949 graduate of Savannah High School and a former member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. Jane attended the University of Kentucky, where she was a member of Chi Omega Fraternity.  Jane’s legacy includes a love for the simple things in life. She was an incredibly devoted mother whose greatest joy was her daughters and her granddogs. She was an ...

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Willa Rushing Hernandez SEP 19, 1943 - MAY 14, 2022

Willa Rushing Hernandez

Willa Rushing Hernandez, 78, died peacefully of a short illness on Saturday, May 14, 2022 with her daughters by her side.  The Savannah native was born on September 19, 1943 to the late Lucile and Willard Rushing. She was a 1961 graduate of H.V. Jenkins High School. In her early career, Willa worked as a secretary and took great pride in winning awards for her typing speed and accuracy. She later went to work for the US Postal Service where she retired as a manager.   Willa was a loving and devoted wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, and friend. She will be dearly missed ...

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George W. Yost, Jr. - MAY 14, 2022

George W. Yost, Jr.

George W Yost Sr. (1930- 2022 age 91) George Yost Sr. passed away peacefully on May 14, 2022, in Savannah Georgia following a 71-year marriage to his childhood sweetheart, Grace Stracuzzi. They were blessed with four children, nine grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. George was an all-conference baseball player at Kent State University where he was a four-year starter with a career batting average of .371. Despite invitations from several major league baseball teams, including the NY Yankees, he chose to be a high-school German and Spanish teacher and dedicate his life to other ...

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Curtis Gene Borrett - MAY 13, 2022

Curtis Gene Borrett

Curtis Gene Borrett passed away Friday, May 13, 2022 at the age of 93. Curtis was born in Mallory Township, Osterdock, Iowa on March 12, 1929 to Howard Leroy and Icie Irene Borrett. His early life was spent growing up with his 3 brothers and 3 sisters in rural Iowa where he attended a one room school house until high school. Upon entering high school, a neighboring county recruited him to play on their baseball team. Being in a different county, they could only do this if they hired him to drive the school bus, and so he did. He remained in contact with his Colesburg high school classmates his ...

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Lana Bonnie Phillips JUN 17, 1943 - MAY 12, 2022

Lana Bonnie Phillips

Lana Bonnie Phillips, 78, died peacefully in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 12, 2022 with her son, Jerald Phillips by her side.  The Tattnall County, GA native lived most of her life in Savannah and Port Wentworth. Bonnie was a humble and warm person; she was deeply devoted to her family. Her most important role in life was as a mother, grandmother, and sister.  Bonnie was predeceased by her husband, Jasper Leander Phillips; parents, Henry Calvin and Vincy Poppell Deal; and eight siblings.  She is survived by her son, Jerald and his wife, Sha ...

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Ned A. Smith - MAY 12, 2022

Ned A. Smith

Ned A Smith, 93, of Savannah, GA, and formerly of Birmingham, MI, died peacefully at his home May 12, 2022. Mr. Smith was born in 1928 in Plymouth, IN, the son of Fayne and Dorothy Smith. He graduated from public school in Plymouth and was an Eagle Scout. Following service in the U.S.Navy at the end of World War II, he graduated with honors from DePauw University and then Northwestern University School of Law where he was an editor of the Law Review and President of Phi Delta Phi. He joined Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI as a staff attorney in 1955. For the next 37 years, he served Ford ...

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William "Bill" Ohlis Plunkett, Jr. SEP 30, 1942 - MAY 12, 2022


William “Bill” Ohlis Plunkett Jr., of Savannah, GA, reached the shores of Heaven on May 12, 2022. Bill was born on September 30, 1942 to the late Roberta Finn Plunkett and William Ohlis Plunkett Sr. His parents were married for 9 years prior to his birth and were overjoyed at the arrival of their first child and only son. Roberta fondly referred to him as her lucky penny. The nickname stuck and to this day family and close friends still refer to him as “Penny” Bill graduated from Savannah High in 1960. Upon graduating high school, he continued his education at Clemso ...

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Kristy Lea Patrick - MAY 11, 2022

Kristy Lea Patrick

Kristy Lea Patrick, 42, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at her home.  She was born February 3, 1980 in Barton, MO.  Kristy has lived in Savannah since she was 17 years old.  She was a huge Green Bay Packers fan, and was considered the “Neighborhood Mom” to many of her children’s friends.  Kristy was an avid volunteer at Gould Elementary School where her children attended.  She loved to cook and enjoyed feeding anyone who would stop by her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Christopher Lowery. Surviving are her three children, Ta ...

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Glenda Lee Mason AUG 08, 1936 - MAY 11, 2022

Glenda Lee Mason

On May 11th, 2022, Glenda Mason, an avid reader and gardener, a lover of all animals, big and small departed this life with family by her side. She has left this world to become our Guardian Angel in Heaven.  She is survived by her sister Kathy, along with her loving children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Mom, you will always be a part of our hearts. We love you to the Moon and back. Terry, Jo, Laura, Cindy and Donna.    ...

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Richard Anchors - MAY 09, 2022

Richard Anchors

Richard Anchors passed away May 9, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. A graduate of Jenkins High School class of 1980, he subsequently attended the University of Georgia and Georgia State earning degrees from both. Although he was never a father, Richard loved children and doted on his nieces and nephews. His other love was animals, rescuing many. His favorite dog of all was the Georgia Bulldog. Richard was preceded by his parents John and Barbara Anchors, and his sister-in-law Brenda Anchors. He is survived by his brother Arthur Anchors; sister Dorothy Usher (Steve) their sons Tom (Jil ...

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Margaret Ogden Hardy JUL 12, 1947 - MAY 09, 2022

Margaret Ogden Hardy

Margaret Ogden Hardy of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on May 9, 2022, at the age of 74 after a long battle with cancer. Margaret was born on July 12, 1947, in Wilmington, Delaware to John Van Etten Hardy and Margaret Stubblefield Hardy. Margaret attended elementary schools in Delaware, Texas, West Virginia, and Japan, as her father traveled with his work for DuPont in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Margaret graduated from A.I. DuPont High School in 1967 and went on to graduate from Stetson University in Deland, Florida in 1971 with a BA degree in Music. She then received her Master ...

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Emil Nathaniel Kemp MAY 28, 1957 - MAY 09, 2022

Emil Nathaniel Kemp

Emil Nathaniel Kemp, “Stoney”, was born on May 28, 1957 in Washington D.C., but was raised in Savannah, Georgia in the historic Sandfly Community by his parents, the late Laversa and Louis O’Neal. Stoney received his early childhood and middle school education in the segregated Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah in the early to late 1960s to the 1970s.  He would later attend and graduate from Benedictine Military School in 1975.  Here, Stoney was a member of the Cadet Football and Basketball teams. After graduating from Benedictine, Stoney attended the th ...

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Sean Charles Adams JUL 15, 1994 - MAY 07, 2022

Sean Charles Adams

Sean Charles Adams went to be with our Lord on May 7, 2022.  In his short life, he touched so many lives and was much loved.  He will always be remembered for his love of family and for being a good friend to his many friends.    Sean was born in Savannah, GA and was the only son of Charles and Dawn Adams.  He gave his life to Christ, his Lord and Savior and had been a member of Compassion Church his entire life.  He loved being outdoors and active.  As a boy, he played soccer, basketball and baseball and later played football at Calvary Day School in high ...

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Charles Jerry Burgio, III SEP 19, 1957 - MAY 06, 2022

Charles Jerry Burgio, III

Charles Jerry Burgio III was born in Buffalo, New York to Charles Burgio Jr, and Arlene Terrano and was the oldest of five children.  He spent his younger years in Rochester, New York and then relocated to California where he spent most of his teenage years, and graduated from Westmont High School in Campbell.  It was during his high school days where Chuck met the love his life, Colleen, at a local church, and began to build numerous friendships that would last a lifetime.  Chuck and Colleen eventually married and were blessed with 33 wonderful years of marriage.  These ye ...

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Joseph Patrick Moore JAN 01, 1960 - MAY 05, 2022

Joseph Patrick Moore

Joseph Patrick Moore, a lifelong resident of Savannah, GA, successful businessman, and beloved husband and father, died suddenly in a boating accident on May 5, 2022 near Wilmington Island. He was 62. Born January 1, 1960, he was the sixth of seven children of his late parents, Clayton Moore and Jane Redmond Moore. He grew up amongst many lifelong friends in the Fernwood neighborhood of Savannah, attending Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School and then graduating from Benedictine Military School in 1978 where he was a letterman in football. Joe also received his business degree from Savannah ...

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Jack Morton MAY 01, 1932 - MAY 05, 2022

Jack Morton

Mr. Jack Morton, 90, of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefully on Thursday May 5, 2022. Born in Albemarle, NC, he is the son of the late Claude Bryan and Bethie Almond Morton.  Jack graduated from Albemarle High School and attended Duke University, earning a degree in economics.  Jack served two years in the US Army at Fort Hood Texas, in the 4th Armored Division / 144th Army Signal Company before returning to North Carolina to attend Wake Forest.  As he began attending Wake Forest School of Law, he married Jerrie Sue Moffitt of Asheboro, North Carolina.  Taking a job with ...

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Joyce Faye Young-Riggs - MAY 04, 2022

Joyce Faye Young-Riggs

Joyce Faye Jefferson Young-Riggs December 21, 1928 - May 5, 2022 Faye was born in Lowndes County, Georgia in 1928 to parents Earl Ray Jefferson and Johnnie Dell Jefferson. She was one of four, having an older brother Earl, and sisters Pauline and Virginia.  After high school, Faye went to secretary school in Atlanta where she met her beloved husband Sam. They were married in 1951 and had three children: Susan, Sammy, and Stephen. They loved camping, going on road trips, and simply spending time together. Faye was a member of Wilmington Island United Methodist Church where she ...

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Neill Graham Stevens, III MAR 06, 1941 - MAY 03, 2022

Neill Graham Stevens, III

Neill Graham Stevens, III, Loving father, devoted husband, successful businessman, died Tuesday, May 3, 2022 of Multiple Myeloma, surrounded by family, peacefully at home. A native Alabamian, Neill was born March 6, 1941 in Birmingham, AL to Neill G. Stevens, Jr. and Helen Freeman Stevens.  A graduate of Bessemer (AL) High School, Livingston University.  In his senior year at LU, he was named Who’s Who in American Colleges & Universities.  Neill was a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served on the aircraft carrier, USS Oriskany, CVA-34 in the South China Sea from 1960 to 1 ...

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Susan Sawyer Purvee NOV 05, 1942 - MAY 03, 2022

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Louis Carson Boyd - MAY 03, 2022

Louis Carson Boyd

We lost Lou May 3rd after a short illness.  Lou was born August 29, 1944 to Penn and Anna Boyd in Statesboro, GA, both now deceased.  He had two sisters, Charlotte Marsh (Bobby), and Penny Rhines (Clyde, also deceased).  He was their baby brother that hung the moon.  The family moved to Isle of Hope and opened a grocery store.  Lou roamed the island with friend and his pet monkey very freely in those days.  He attended Savannah High School and starred as their quarterback in football.  He joined the Air Force and served four years.  He returned home a ...

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Francis (Barry) Lubeck - MAY 03, 2022

Francis (Barry) Lubeck

Francis “Barry” Lubeck died on May 3rd, 2022 at 87 years old. Barry was born in Chicago, IL  to the late Dorothy Kelly and Roy Carlson Lubeck. He spent his youth in West Palm Beach, FL, where he attended St. Ann’s School and met some of his best and lifelong friends. He graduated from Florida State University in 1958 with a B.S. degree in Personnel Management and Economics. Barry served 8 years in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He started working as a paperboy when he was eight years old and completed his last job this February. His work ethic brought him great joy ...

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Robert F. (Bob) Vollack - MAY 03, 2022

Robert F. (Bob) Vollack

Robert F. (Bob) Vollack, born in Hackensack, New Jersey, passed away in Savannah, Georgia on May 3, 2022 at the age of 94 following a prolonged battle with dementia. He was predeceased by his parents Ferdinand and Pauline Vollack and his beloved daughter, Paula Vollack Holliday. Bob leaves behind his wife Carol; daughters Donna, Lisa, and Krista; grandchildren Lauren, Mary Ann, James, John, Annika and Kyle; and great-grandchildren Haley, Holly, Hadley, Harper, James, Cecilia, and Marley. Bob graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) in Kings Point, New York in 1949, w ...

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Harold F. Cannon - MAY 02, 2022

Harold F. Cannon

Harold Finley Cannon, 91, of Bloomingdale, GA, passed away Monday, May 2, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  He was born December 3, 1930 in Doerun, GA to the late Robert B. and Ethel Tumblin Cannon.  Harold retired from the U.S. Air Force where he was a boom operator, and also retired from Gulfstream Aerospace as a FAA Coordinator.  He was of the Baptist faith.     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lucille Cannon, his son, William “Billy” Cannon, and his daughter, Susan Annette Cannon.   He is survived by ...

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Betty Joy McGee Heitmann - MAY 02, 2022

Betty Joy McGee Heitmann

Betty Joy McGee Heitmann December 30, 1944 –May 2, 2022 Joy Heitmann, beloved wife and mother, died peacefully at home with her loved ones by her side on May 2, 2022, after a short but aggressive battle with cancer.  Joy was born in Enid, Oklahoma, on December 30, 1944, to Betty Jane and Norman Addison McGee, who was serving in the Air Force.  On this day many are grieving her loss; her three siblings, John Heitmann, her husband of 55 years, daughter Kathryn, and longtime friends and caregiver, Janet Riley Clifton and Beth Maina.  After WWII the McGee family moved ...

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James A. Smith - MAY 01, 2022

James A. Smith

James A. Smith, 85, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at his residence.  He was born in Savannah, son of Hoke and Beryl Bostwick Smith.  Mr. Smith was a graduate of Commercial High School and a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean Conflict.  After the war, he joined Western Electric and retired from AT&T after many years of service..  Mr. Smith was an avid golfer, an assist pro at Savannah Country Club and was a Caddy for Gene Sauers. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Paulina E. Smith of Tybee Island; two sisters, Suzanne and Tinka o ...

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Stanley Eugene Strickland MAR 29, 1944 - MAY 01, 2022

Stanley Eugene Strickland

Stanley Eugene Strickland, passed away peacefully at home after a short illness on Sunday May 1, with his loving family by his side.  Born March 29, 1944 to Otis and Emily Wright Strickland in Woodbine, Georgia, Stan grew up in the family grocery business and developed an incredible and caring work ethic that defined his successful business life as founder of River Street Sweets with his children, Tim and Jennifer, and later, Savannah’s Candy Kitchen with his loving wife, Tonya Strickland, and their son Rhett. Together they built a Southern Candy empire that has spread throughout ...

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Martha Elizabeth Furtado MAY 24, 1939 - MAY 01, 2022

Martha Elizabeth Furtado

Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Furtado, age 82, passed away quietly Sunday May 1, 2022 at the Southeast Georgia Regional Health System in Brunswick, GA after an extended period of health issues. Martha was born May 24, 1939 in Savannah, GA to William Gardner Perry and Helen Ruth Williams Perry. She met Daniel C. Furtado who was stationed at Hunter Army/Air Force Airfield in 1954 and they soon married and began the Journey of Life together. They had the adventure of living in various locations while Dan was stationed in Savannah, GA, Vacaville, CA (Travis Air Force Base), Bangor, ME (Dow Air Force Ba ...

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Bobbie Vance Henderson MAY 13, 1930 - APR 30, 2022

Bobbie Vance Henderson

SAVANNAH - Bobbie Vance Henderson, 92, died peacefully on Saturday, April 30, 2022. Bobbie was born on May 13, 1930 in Buford, GA to the late Robert G. and Mamie Neil Elam Vance.  The family moved to Gainesville, GA in 1946 where she graduated from Gainesville High School in 1947.  Bobbie attended GSCW (GA State College for Women) in Milledgeville and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1951 where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. Bobbie taught school in Atlanta, Moultrie, and Savannah. She was a member of Independent Presbyterian Church for over 60 years and a memb ...

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Daniel Joseph (Danny/Doc) O'Connor, III DEC 16, 1953 - APR 30, 2022

Daniel Joseph (Danny/Doc) O'Connor, III

It's with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Danny/Doc O'Connor on April 30th at Memorial Medical Center with his loving family at his side. Danny was born December 16th, 1953, at St. Joseph's Hospital and as a young child grew up in Pinckney Colony, Bluffton SC. The family soon moved to 48th Street in Savannah where lifelong friendships were formed, and many memories made. Danny graduated from Blessed Sacrament School in 1967 and Benedictine Military School in 1971. He attended the University of Georgia for a short period and continued on, ...

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Giorgio Magliulo JAN 12, 1942 - APR 29, 2022

Giorgio Magliulo

Giorgio Magliulo, 80, of Savannah, GA passed away on April 29, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.  Giorgio was born on January 12, 1942 in Pola, Italy to his parents, Salvatore and Liliana Magliulo. Giorgio graduated as a naval officer from the Italian Naval Academy where he also earned his doctorate degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture. Giorgio served in the Italian Navy as a submarine chief engineer.  Upon retirement from the Italian Navy, Giorgio continued to cultivate his passion for ships and submarines by working in the shipbuilding industry in Italy a ...

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Shirley Cowart Kelley APR 13, 1935 - APR 29, 2022

Shirley Cowart Kelley

Shirley Cowart Kelley, of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side, under the care of Hospice of Savannah on April 29, 2022. Shirley was born on April 16, 1935 in Savannah, Ga, the daughter of Pearson Cowart and Marion Sharpley Cowart. She was raised in Savannah, GA. She graduated from Savannah High School and Armstrong.   Shirley became a dedicated wife and exemplary mother.  She worked for New York Life for 35 years.  She loved to dance and was active in the Savannah Shag Club. She was a dedicated Happy Geechee, an avid boater and crabber, a ...

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Marie Winters APR 11, 1923 - APR 29, 2022

Marie Winters

Marie Winters, age 99, died April 28 2022. Marie was a native and lifelong resident of Savannah. She retired from Weis Theatre after fifty years of service. Marie attended Asbury Memorial Church.  Marie was a hard worker and very dedicated to everything she accomplished in life. She loved buying property in downtown Savannah, playing the stock market, and buying antiques and art work with her beloved friend, Lillian Lindsay. Marie was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.  Surviving are Marie's cousins, Cindy Rahn and Cassidy Rahn, both of Sa ...

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Angel Gabriel Carino Garcia NOV 21, 1948 - APR 29, 2022

Angel Gabriel Carino Garcia

Angel Gabriel Carino Garcia, Vitin to family and close friends, was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on November 21, 1948. Vitin moved to New York City in the early 1970s. In the late 1970s, he moved to Savannah, GA.  Vitin worked hard, including at a number of odd jobs, meeting many local residents with whom he established life-long friendships.  Not long after arriving in Savannah, he obtained employment with Chatham County, where he worked until his retirement in 2009. In 1983 he married Pamela Lynn Sauls, which whom he fathered two children, Elizabeth and Sergio. Pam passe ...

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Christopher (Chris) Robert Pelham MAR 14, 1987 - APR 29, 2022

Christopher (Chris) Robert Pelham

Please click here to view the livestream of Chris's service. Livestream will be available at 1:30pm on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Christopher “Chris” Robert Pelham, age 35, left this earth to enter into the eternal joy of Heaven on Friday, April 29, 2022. Chris was the son of Rev. Mike and Brenda Pelham of Johnson City, Tennessee. He was the brother of Ryan Pelham and fiancé’ Patricia Boles of Nashville,Tennessee and also the brother of Adam Pelham of Denver, Colorado. Chris was making plans to soon be married to Jenny Alvarez of Aruba. He was preceded ...

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Marian Anderson Keen - APR 26, 2022

Marian Anderson Keen

Marian Anderson Keen, 82, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Memorial Health.  She was born September 22, 1939 in Claxton, GA to the late Rufus and Molly Mosley Anderson.  Mrs. Keen retired from Mills Contracting as the office manager, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband Victor Donald Keen. Surviving are her son, Randall Lindler (Maribeth) of Pooler, her daughter, Cecile Friend (Kenny) of Savannah, four grandchildren, Alex Whitaker, Ryan Claus, Rich Rappa, and Ryan Rappa, as well as several great-grandchildren.  A ...

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Frank Hamlin McNeal, Jr. OCT 17, 1952 - APR 26, 2022

Frank Hamlin McNeal, Jr.

Frank Hamlin McNeal, Jr., 69, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Frank was born on October 17, 1952, to Jane Bulcken King and Frank Hamlin McNeal at Telfair Hospital in Savannah.  He graduated from The Country Day School, and attended The University of Virginia. He graduated from The University of Georgia.  He was a master carpenter and refurbished many homes in the Historic District as well as homes and buildings in other areas of the city. He was a member of Christ Church Anglican for 37 years, serving as vestry Senior warden twice.  He had a servant’s hear ...

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Gerald Edwin Griffin FEB 23, 1958 - APR 26, 2022

Gerald Edwin Griffin

Mr. Gerald Edwin Griffin, age 64, died April 26.  The Savannah native was a retired painting contractor. Survived by daughter, Holly Milbrandt; son, Jeremy Griffin; step-daughter, Tonya Craig; and others. Memorial visitation: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 29 at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel. ...

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Franklin Reed Dulany, Jr. JAN 05, 1931 - APR 26, 2022

Franklin Reed Dulany, Jr.

Franklin Reed Dulany, Jr., 91, of Savannah, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 26th, 2022 with his wife and caregivers at his side. Reed was born on January 5, 1931 to Mary Lois Howard Dulany and Franklin Reed Dulany at Telfair Hospital in Savannah. He attended Charles Ellis Elementary and Richard Arnold Middle schools. He graduated high school from The Choate School in Wallingford, CT. and went on to attend The Citadel in Charleston, SC, graduating with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1953. Reed was a First Lieutenant in the Army during the Korean War. When he returned to S ...

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Lois Gray Martin JAN 19, 1928 - APR 26, 2022

Lois Gray Martin

Lois Gray Martin, 94, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2022 in Savannah, Ga.   She was born in Grand Junction, Colorado on January 19, 1928 to the late Claude and Mae Gray.  She was the last surviving sibling of 13, including her own twin, Lewis. Lois was married to the late George Edward Williams.  Affectionately known as Mema, her grandchildren were her pride and joy.  She enjoyed cooking for them and all of their friends.  Lois was a strong Christian woman who read her bible faithfully.  She was certainly loved by all. Lois is survived by her son, ...

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Patrick Joseph O’Connor, Sr. JUN 21, 1956 - APR 25, 2022

Patrick Joseph O’Connor, Sr.

Patrick Joseph O’Connor Sr. died peacefully at home surrounded by family on April 25, 2022. Patrick “Pat” was born on June 21,1956 in Pinckney Colony, SC to Daniel Joseph and Genevieve Pinckney O’Connor. Pat was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Christina and Ellen, and precious grandson, Patrick Joseph “Pate” O’Connor, III. Pat was a proud graduate of Benedictine Military Academy class of 1974. He was a licensed electrician, a proud member of the IBEW and owner of O’Connor Electric. He was a member of The Hibernian Society of Savan ...

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Sarah Kilpatrick Kent - APR 24, 2022

Sarah Kilpatrick Kent

Sarah Kilpatrick Kent, 85, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022 at Select Specialty Hospital in Savannah.  She was born January 1, 1937 in Savannah to the late Lester Shaw Kilpatrick and Helen Passmore Kilpatrick.  In the late 1950’s Sarah was in the Miss Savannah Pageant, where she awarded Miss Congeniality.  She retired as a Loan Officer after many years of service at numerous banks in Savannah and Florida.  She was a member of Temple Mickve Israel. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Lt. J.G. Lester Ray Kilpatrick and his wife, Ca ...

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Mark Hampton Snow SEP 21, 1957 - APR 24, 2022

Mark Hampton Snow

Mark Hampton Snow, 64, passed away peacefully on April 24th, 2022 in his cherished city of Savannah, Georgia of which he called home for over 30 years. Mark was born in Albany, Georgia on September 21st,1957 to the late Dorothy Belle Snow & James Hampton Snow. He is preceded in death by his sweet sister whom he loved dearly, Pamela Mallo. Mark was a proud graduate of The Georgia Institute of Technology where he was led to a career in mechanical engineering. A cherished father, spouse, son, brother & friend to many all over the world, Mark was widely known for his infectious grin, ...

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Hugh G. Mahany SEP 27, 1942 - APR 23, 2022

Hugh G. Mahany

To view a live stream of the service, please click this link. Hugh G. Mahany, 79, passed away peacefully with his devoted wife, Jill, by his side following a long illness. Hugh was born September 27, 1942 to the late Daniel J. Mahany and Mary Louise Huggins. Hugh was a native of Tybee Island where he grew up, attending St. Michael’s School and later returned as a full-time resident. Hugh spent his career in building construction and founded the Mahany Construction Co. in 1985 with his long-time business partner and dear friend, Vincent J. Ferraro, III. Thoughout his many years ...

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Marylyn U. Hiett - APR 23, 2022

Marylyn U. Hiett

Marylyn Joyce (Urbantke) Hiett, 87, died on April 23, 2022 under the care of Hospice Savannah at The Oaks at Pooler. Marylyn was born in Killeen, TX on October 5, 1934. Her childhood was spent in Copperas Cove, TX where she excelled in English and Math, played on the Varsity basketball and softball teams, and graduated as valedictorian of her high school class.  Shortly after graduation, Marylyn married Kenneth W. Hiett (Master Sergeant, U.S. Army – preceded in death after 52 years of marriage, 2006) and moved to Savannah, GA.  Marylyn enjoyed a long career at the Georgia Air N ...

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Carlos Ray Mobley - APR 23, 2022

Carlos Ray Mobley

Carlos Ray Mobley passed away quietly on April 23rd, after spending his last days surrounded by family and friends. Born to Alvin Carroll and Bernice Morgan Mobley in Georgia in 1937, he was the fifth of ten children - Evelyn, Audrey, Christine, Clarice, Yvonne, Alvin, TJ, Lois and Louis. After losing his mother to heart failure following the birth of twins, he was raised at Bethesda Boys Home in Savannah, Georgia. His talents as a remarkable athlete, in just about everything he attempted, propelled him to the forefront of high school sports in Savannah. He was signed by the New York Yankees t ...

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Audrey Smith Godfrey - APR 23, 2022

Audrey Smith Godfrey

Audrey Smith Godfrey, 96, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Buckingham South.  She was born April 27, 1925 in Gray, South Carolina to the late Urban Leonard Smith and Willie Mae Peeples Smith. Mrs. Godfrey worked in the family business of Godfrey Heating & Air, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.  She lived her life with unwavering faith and grace that inspired all who loved her.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Luden Godfrey, her son, Donald Ellsworth Godfrey, and Audrey her daughter and son-in-law, Audrey P ...

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Mary Ann K. Burch FEB 11, 1955 - APR 21, 2022

Mary Ann K. Burch

Mary Ann K. Burch (67) born February 11, 1955 passed away April 21, 2022 surrounded by her family and friends at Hospice of Savannah. She was a baptized Catholic and received the last rites of the church on the morning of her death. Mary attended grade school and high school in Savannah, Ga. She loved to spend time at the beach or trips away with her husband. She loved to shop and was an avid collector of angel figurines. Although Mary was born in Savannah, Ga, she lived many years in Augusta, Ga where she and her husband enjoyed an active social life with great friends. In 2011, Mary lost her ...

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Ann Ross Reeves Lott - APR 20, 2022

Ann Ross Reeves Lott

Ann Ross Reeves Lott passed away on April 20, 2022 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia just shy of her 94th birthday. She was born at Kings Daughter's Hospital in Greenwood, Mississippi on May 29, 1928 to Wade Harper Reeves and Gladys Gregg Ross Reeves. She was married to the Reverend William (Bill) Robert Lott, Jr. on December 21, 1948. Ann Ross graduated from Greenwood High School in 1946. She played clarinet in the GHS band and was a member of the Glee Club. She continued singing in the Glee Club at Mississippi State College for Women (now MUW) and in the United Method ...

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Brooks Allen Long AUG 14, 1962 - APR 19, 2022

Brooks Allen Long

Brooks Allen Long, age 59, of Savannah, passed away from pancreatic cancer on April 19, 2022 at 7:07 pm. She was born August 14, 1962 at 12:02 pm, in Evanston IL, the daughter of Dr. Chester C. and Jean Ayres Long.  Brooks graduated high school from Chrysalis Learning Community in Chicago, IL.  In the early 80’s, she moved to Helena, MT, where her big heart and concern for others led her into a career as a Patient’s Rights Advocate. Her life‘s journey then brought her to Savannah, GA in the early 2000’s, where she enjoyed the culture and sunshine. Brooks was ...

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Michael R. Feltovic FEB 16, 1960 - APR 19, 2022

Michael R. Feltovic

Michael Robert “Mickey” Feltovic, III, passed away April 19, 2022 at the age of 62.  He was born February 20, 1960 in Thunderbolt, GA.  He attended grammar school at Nativity of our Lord Catholic School, and graduated from Sol C. Johnson High School in 1978.  Mickey played Little League Baseball and High School Baseball.  He was a Boy Scout with Troup 115.  He was a communicant of Nativity of our Lord Catholic Church and served as an Altar Server. Mickey won a Sharp Shooter medal on the rifle team in high school.  He was an award winning car salesma ...

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Joseph Warren Graham JUN 11, 1942 - APR 18, 2022

Joseph Warren Graham

Warren passed away on April 17, 2022. He grew up in Newington, Georgia with his parents and brother, Billy. Billy described him as the best brother ever. He moved to Savannah as an adult where he developed life long friendships, with many people while still maintaining his childhood relations. Warren was the most loyal friend you could have. More than that, his family was his world. A devoted husband, an amazing father. He adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved nothing more than spending time with his family, as long as it was after his tee time. As everyone knows, Warren w ...

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Judith (Judy) Sutter Hinrichs-Meckfessel - APR 17, 2022

Judith (Judy) Sutter Hinrichs-Meckfessel

Judith (Judy) Sutter Hinrichs-Meckfessel died peacefully on April 16, 2022, at the age of 79, surrounded by her sons, Christian and Bill Hinrichs.  Judy was the youngest child of Dr. Richard and Elizabeth Sutter and grew up in University City (St. Louis, MO) with her siblings, Jane and John Sutter. She graduated from John Burroughs School and earned a Bachelor's degree in Art History from Washington University, where she was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority. Judy was predeceased by her husband of nineteen years, Richard Meckfessel.  She is survived by her sons Christian Hi ...

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John Edward Gray, IV DEC 04, 2021 - APR 17, 2022

John Edward Gray, IV

John Edward Gray IV, was born into this world on December 4, 2021, and lifted up into heaven on April 17, 2022. He is the son of Elisabeth Marie Gray (South) and John Edward Gray III.  Though he was small, he was mighty. He was young and he was always happy. He loved cuddling in the arms of his mother and father, and loved laughing and smiling at his sister, grandparents, aunts, and uncle.  He is survived by his older sister, Kairi Katherine Gray; his paternal Grandparents, Tam and John Gray; his maternal grandparents, Lori and Paul South; his Uncle, Michael ...

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Dorothy "Dot" Petway Turner JUN 25, 1940 - APR 16, 2022


Dorothy “Dot” Petway Turner, 81, passed away April 16, 2022 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born in Savannah, Georgia on June 25, 1940, the middle daughter of the late Frank and Sarah Petway. Dot grew up in Savannah and attended Savannah High but following a move to Memphis as a teenager, she graduated from East Memphis High School in 1958. After moving back to her beloved Savannah several years later, she married and started a family. Dot, along with her former husband, owned the Best Laundry and Cleaners in Savannah for many years. After retiring ...

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Louis C. Law JUN 11, 1932 - APR 16, 2022

Louis C. Law

Louis C. Law, of Savannah, GA passed away peacefully on April 16, 2022 after a short illness.  Louis was 89 years old.  Louis is preceded in death by his wife, Charlene Law, who was the love of his life along with his parents Brevard and Anna Law of Savannah, GA.  Louis is survived by his siblings, Brevard Law, Louise Craft (Carl), and Carolyn Waters (Norm), along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.  Louis proudly served in the military.  He was stationed across the country and in Korea.  Later in life, he and Charlene enjoyed attending reu ...

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Pete Liakakis JAN 09, 1932 - APR 14, 2022

Pete Liakakis

Peter (“Pete”) Antonio Liakakis left for his last “important” meeting on April 14, 2022 while surrounded by family at home.  He was born in Savannah, Georgia on January 9, 1932 to Antonio Peter Liakakis and Despena Skelichi Liakakis.  He was a lifetime member of St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church where he also served as past president. After graduating from Savannah High School, Pete enlisted in the United States Air Force where he trained in Communications. He also worked covertly as an intelligence officer and was a trained bomb disposal expert. Followin ...

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Thomas D. Lanahan SEP 20, 1940 - APR 14, 2022

Thomas D. Lanahan

Thomas D. Lanahan moved on from this life on April 14, 2022. He was born September 20, 1940 in Queens, NY. His Family moved to Cedar Grove, NJ where he spent his teen years. He attended Bloomfield High School, where he met his wife, Peggy (O’Donnell) After they were married in 1961 he worked as a printing pressman for the Newark Star Ledger while attending Newark State College (now known as Kean University). Tom was a middle school science teacher before establishing his own insurance agency. Tom and Peggy began raising their family in Denville, NJ, later moving to Mt. Lakes, NJ, and eve ...

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C. Leon (Lee) Erb - APR 13, 2022

C. Leon (Lee) Erb

C. Leon "Lee" Erb  Our loving father, Lee Erb, has passed away after a very long and full life. Lee was 98, and was predeceased in 2018 by his cherished wife of 71 years, Janice (Jan) Leyburn Erb. Lee lived in Savannah Square Senior Living Community in Savannah, Georgia, for 13 years after moving from Cape Cod in 2011.  The third of five children, Lee was born in New Hanover, PA, where he spent his childhood on the family dairy farm. After his father's death, the Erb family moved to Pottstown where Lee played trumpet in the high school band.  Following&n ...

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Martha Hutson Wise MAR 23, 1932 - APR 13, 2022

Martha Hutson Wise

Martha Hutson Wise, 90, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at Memorial Health University Medical Center. The Savannah native was born on March 23, 1932 to the late Ethel Beach and George Washington Hutson. Music was a part of Martha’s daily life until her death.  She had a passion for playing the piano. As a teenager, Martha was a pianist for Rev. C.M. Butler at Savannah’s Holy Church of God. She was also a member of Rev. Butler’s quartet that played during his Sunday morning radio broadcast and later played at Abundant Life Church in Hardeeville, SC. Martha ...

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Dorothy Ann Nicholson - APR 12, 2022

Dorothy Ann Nicholson

Dorothy Ann Nicholson, formerly of Upper Saddle River, NJ died April 12, 2022, at Spanish Oaks Retreat, Savannah. She was 94 years old. Dorothy and her husband Paul G. Nicholson moved to The Landings, Savannah in 1993 and enjoyed a long, active, and happy retirement there. In 2007 her beloved husband passed away and shortly thereafter, Dorothy found her new home at The Marshes, a community of friends and staff she treasured. Dorothy is survived by her three daughters, Maura Nicholson deVisscher of Norwalk, CT, Tara Nicholson Olson (William Dunkak) of Rowayton, CT, and Ann Nicholson Brown ...

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Betty T. Bazemore - APR 12, 2022

Betty T. Bazemore

Betty Thomas Bazemore, 88, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Azalealand Nursing Home.  She was born November 17, 1933 in Bacon County, GA to the late James and Nancy Thomas.  Mrs. Bazemore retired from Ferrell Gas Company after more than 40 years of service.  She was a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church for 62 years, where she always enjoyed spending time with her church family.  Mrs. Bazemore volunteered at the Savannah Baptist Center, and was an avid walker in the Avondale neighborhood.     She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Ru ...

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Herbert Delan Davis - APR 12, 2022

Herbert Delan Davis

Herbert D. Davis, 81, passed away at home on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, surrounded by his family. Herbert was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia and returned to Savannah in 1972 with his wife Margaret to live and raise their two children.  Herbert was an Ironworker/Welder for the majority of his life after his service in the Airforce. He was a self-taught computer technician and used his computer knowledge to repair his family and friend’s computers numerous times, as it became a hobby of his. Herbert received awards in 2002 from the Department of the Army for his technical servi ...

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Jerry Lewis Miller - APR 12, 2022

Jerry Lewis Miller

Jerry Lewis Miller died on April 12, 2022 of cardiac arrest.  He and his wife, Margaret Johnson Miller were married for 43 years.  He was born in Cairo, Georgia on August 24, 1943 to Hazel Muggridge Miller and John Dennard Miller.  He grew up in Tennille, Georgia where he enjoyed riding his horse, swimming in the kaolin pits and searching the limestone caves for shark’s teeth and treasures. He graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in architecture.  Upon graduation in 1967 he served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War includi ...

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Francis R. King OCT 25, 1932 - APR 11, 2022

Francis R. King

Francis R. “Freddie” King, died peacefully on Monday, April 11, 2022. Freddie was born in Boston, MA on October 25, 1932 to the late Eugene and Margaret Carroll King. He was a longtime resident of Savannah and a graduate of Armstrong State College. Freddie owned and operated Coastal Electronics for more than 40 years before retiring. He was proud U.S. Air Force veteran who heroically served in the Korean conflict. Freddie attended St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church where he volunteered as an usher.  Freddie leaves behind his loving wife, Josephine King; daughter, K ...

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William Waldo Bradley FEB 06, 1934 - APR 11, 2022

William Waldo Bradley

William Waldo Bradley died April 11, 2022 at home at the age of 88.  Born February 6, 1934 at the Old Telfair Hospital, he was the son of Waldo Bradley and Helen McNatt Bradley.  He graduated from Savannah High School in 1952 and the University of Georgia in 1956 where he received a BBA.  While at UGA he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. He served two years in the United States Army rising to the rank of First Lieutenant, and served a number of years in the U.S. Army Reserves. While on active duty he served in Army Intelligence at the Pentagon working “Behind the Green ...

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Annetta Duckworth Ciarletta - APR 11, 2022

Annetta Duckworth Ciarletta

Annetta Duckworth Ciarletta, 86, passed away on April 11,2022 at Spanish Oaks Retreat after a sixteen year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born October 30, 1935 in Ashley County, Arkansas to Kenneth I and Stella E Duckworth. Annetta was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello where she was a cheerleader and earned a degree in Early Childhood Education. While at the university she met her husband Louis C Ciarletta a star football player and the two married. Annetta taught school for several years but soon gave up her career as an educator to raise a family an ...

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Dana Simone Kleiner Wiggins JAN 04, 1960 - APR 10, 2022

Dana Simone Kleiner Wiggins

Simone K. Wiggins peacefully transitioned from her earthly home into the home of our Heavenly Father on April 10th, 2022 after a prolong illness at the age of 62.  Simone was born in Savannah, GA and graduated from Beach High School.  She was preceded in death by her son, Alex Wiggins and her parents, Martin and Delores Kleiner. Simone is survived by her husband of 29 years, William Wiggins; son, George Wiggins; step-daughter, Jo Marie Rackliff and husband, Todd Rackliff; step-daughter, Vickie Leonard and husband, Michael Leonard; step-grandson, Taylor Leonard; sisters, Myron Wils ...

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William Kinell Grant Sr. - APR 09, 2022

William Kinell Grant Sr.

William Kinell Grant Sr., age 79, died April 9, 2022. He was born in Houston, Texas, the son of Jack Kinell and Nancy Grant. He was raised by his Dad, Bill Grant. He grew up in Elyria, Ohio where he met the love of his life, Carolyn Sue Johnston. They were married on September 7, 1963. Bill and Carolyn had four children, Julia, Deborah, William Jr and Cherolyn. Ania was added to their loving family in 1983. Bill attended Carnegie Mellon University where he became a Metallurgical Engineer. He began his career at Abex Corporation in Elyria, Ohio. He then ventured off to Meadville, PA (Abex), ...

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Bert Oliver McCabe Peterson - APR 09, 2022

Bert Oliver McCabe Peterson

Bert Oliver McCabe Peterson, age 73, of Anderson, SC, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Rainey Hospice House. Born November 5, 1948, in Savannah, GA, she was the daughter of the late Jack Howard Oliver and Marion Judkins Oliver. Bert was a 1966 graduate of Jenkins High School and received a bachelor’s of education degree from Columbia College. A lifelong educator, Bert’s passion in life was her 30 plus year teaching career. She enjoyed dancing, sports, and beach music. She was a loving mother and grandmother who cherished spending time with her grandchildren. She will b ...

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Lucille L. Downs OCT 14, 1931 - APR 09, 2022

Lucille L. Downs

Lucille L. Downs, 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday April 9, 2022 at her home on Skidaway Island. She graduated from Beaver College (now Arcadia University) in 1952 and was an elementary school teacher for 34 years; 30 years in New Providence, NJ. In 1989 she was recognized by then Governor Thomas Kean receiving the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Teacher. She and her husband, Harry, retired to The Landings on Skidaway Island in 1991 where she became an active member of Saint Peter’s Church and The Landings community. She loved to golf, travel, summers at the beach in Mantolo ...

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Joost Arie Gompels MAR 15, 1927 - APR 08, 2022

Joost Arie Gompels

Joost Arie Gompels passed away on April 8, 2022 at 95 years of age. Born on March 15, 1927 to Meyer and Adele Gompels in Cape Town, South Africa, he studied Chemical Engineering in Johannesburg at University of the Witwatersrand and later Law and Economics.  His career started as a Chemist at the African Explosives and Chemical Industries Ltd.  In 1951, he moved to the United Kingdom to follow his passions: a fellow South African and future wife of 55 years, Annette Hamlyn Harding; cars, and chemical engineering. Initially a test driver for Aston Martin and restoring a Lagonda aut ...

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John Wesley Malone OCT 17, 1941 - APR 08, 2022

John Wesley Malone

Mr. John W. Malone, age 80 passed away at home in Savannah, GA on April 8, 2022.  John was born in Benton, Arkansas to the late Archie Harris and Annie Sanders Malone. He served two tours in the U.S. Army.  He was a guitar player and singer in a band in his younger years. He retired after 30 years with the Corp of Engineers working on the Atlantic and Gulf coast. He began on the Corp dredge “Henry Bacon” then became Master of the Corp drill barge, finishing his career there as Quality Assurance Inspector. He then worked at EMC Engineering as a boat captain. He ...

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Jesse J. Williams, III SEP 06, 1970 - APR 07, 2022

Jesse J. Williams, III

Click here to view Jesse's service (the livestream link will be available at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2022). Jesse J. Williams, III,  51, died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL. Although born in Newark, NJ on September 6, 1970, Jesse was a Pennsylvanian through and through. Jesse’s adopted parents, Charlotte and Jessie J. Williams, Jr. resided in Pennsylvania as they anxiously awaited their bundle of joy.  Jesse’s early education was at Newtown Friends School, a private educational institution ...

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Catherine A. Zupfer MAR 06, 1928 - APR 07, 2022

Catherine A. Zupfer

Catherine A. Zupfer, 94, died of natural causes, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at Candler Hospital in Savannah, GA. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, James N. Zupfer. She was born in Queens NY, lived on Long Island, and moved with her husband and children to Savannah over 50 years ago when Northrup Grumman (now Gulf Stream) aircraft factory was relocated to Savannah. Catherine was a communicant of Corpus Christi Catholic Church where she was instrumental in the rebuilding of the church's new sanctuary. She was an avid card player, and greatly enjoyed playing bridge with her ...

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Joan Ann Valoze - APR 06, 2022

Joan Ann Valoze

Joan Ann Valoze, 79, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia.  She was born in Canastota, New York daughter of Louis F. and Katherine Boylan Musacchio.  After graduating from Canastota High School in New York, Joan attended the State University of New York at Potsdam and graduated with a degree in education.  Joan taught elementary school in the New York Public School System for four decades and retired from Maplewood School in Watervliet, New York. Joan was a devout Catholic and was a member of the parish at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Latham ...

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Virginia Brown Shore JUN 21, 1943 - APR 06, 2022

Virginia Brown Shore

Virginia Brown Shore, 78, passed away April 6'', 2022. Ginger was born in Winchester, Tennessee in1943. She was the daughter of Parker and Virginia Yearwood. Ginger moved to Warner Robbins in 1952, where her father founded Yearwood Chevrolet. She attended the University of Georgia and later in life graduated from Armstrong College with a B.S. in education. She owned Savannah Welcoming service, worked at Jarrod's, and later sold real estate; however, her main focus was raising three children and supporting their many athletic endeavors. Ginger had a great love of dance. Her grace an ...

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Thomas Patrick Bean JUN 05, 1955 - APR 05, 2022

Thomas Patrick Bean

Thomas Patrick Bean, age 66, died April 5, 2022. He was born in Topeka, Kansas, the son of Eldon Lewis Bean and Patricia Stewart Bean, and moved to Savannah in 1957. He has lived in Richmond Hill for the past two years. He attended Benedictine Military School, where he graduated in 1973. Thomas was employed in the information technology field early in his working career and later worked for a local pharmaceutical company, Solomons Company (Cardinal Health), where he migrated to customer service calling on hospital pharmacies in the Southeast.He served on the local March of Dimes foundation ...

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Richard Clark MAR 19, 1936 - APR 05, 2022

Richard Clark

The family of Richard Clark are sad to announce that he passed away peacefully on Tuesday 5th April 2022 at the age of 86 in Savannah, Georgia.  Despite his small stature he was a larger-than-life character who you always knew was in the room… He was born in East Detroit, Michigan on 19th March 1936.  He graduated from high school in the mid fifties and joined the air force.  Richard moved to Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and 2 children where he became the owner and operator of Glass Doctor.  After retirement, he moved on the settle in Savannah with his wife Jean ...

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William Thomas Summerlin OCT 26, 1926 - APR 04, 2022

William Thomas Summerlin

William Thomas Summerlin, 95, died peacefully in his sleep April 4, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents William and Lucile, his sister Jeanne and his daughter, Patti.  He was born in Savannah on October 26, 1926.  He was a 1944 graduate of Benedictine Military School and a 1948 graduate of the University of Notre Dame du Lac.  He proudly enlisted in the United States Navy in WWII, after 2 previous attempts to join.  Both times his mother had to tell them he was underage.  He was a lifelong Catholic, an usher at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, ...

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Cynthia McKenzie Groover - APR 04, 2022

Cynthia McKenzie Groover

Cynthia McKenzie Groover, age 63, passed away at her home in Savannah on April 4, 2022 after a very short, but courageous battle with cancer.  Cindy was born to Nedra Marlene and Julian Howard McKenzie on January 27th, 1959 in Savannah. She graduated from St. Vincent's Academy with the Class of 1977. She was a Chatham County Superior Court Clerk and retired after 27 years. She even made an appearance on Court TV!  Cindy married Frank Groover and together they raised two wonderful children, Suzanne and Michael. Cindy was a lover of all sports. She was a youth softball coach for ...

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Bernard Aloysius McDonough, Jr. APR 21, 1944 - APR 04, 2022

Bernard Aloysius McDonough, Jr.

Bernard “Bernie” Aloysius McDonough, Jr., 77, died April 4, 2022 at home with his beloved wife (devoted caregiver) of 28 years by his side. For over 10 years, he courageously battled throat cancer but is now at peace.  He was born April 21, 1944 to the late Sarah Eason McDonough and Bernard A. McDonough, Sr. in Savannah, Georgia. Already a talented drummer by age 13, Bernie began playing with the Kenny Palmer Jazz Trio, followed by Billy Joe Royal and the Jackie Donkar Combo; Remember Tybee Teen Town! Bernie was so musically gifted that Benedictine Military School recruited ...

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Helen Glines Kohut JUL 03, 1920 - APR 04, 2022

Helen Glines Kohut

Helen Glines Kohut, formerly of Belle Mead, New Jersey, died Monday, April 4, 2022 at 101 years old. She passed away at her son’s home in Savannah, Georgia, with her loved ones by her side. Born in New Brunswick, NJ, July 3, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Irene Glines.  In 1944, Helen graduated from St. Peter’s School of Nursing, New Brunswick, New Jersey. She was instructed by the Gray Nuns of Montreal. While there, she received excellent training and instruction. After graduation, she began working as a public health nurse visiting patients in their ...

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Linda Banks Waters - APR 03, 2022

Linda Banks Waters

LINDA BANKS WATERS January 2, 1926 – April 3, 2022 Linda Banks Waters, widow of Winfred Gails Waters, Sr., passed away at her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Ocala, Florida on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at the age of 96. Linda was born and raised in Glennville, GA and spent her married life in Savannah, GA.  She was a homemaker while raising her three sons.  When her children were grown, she worked at Belk and in the Birth and Death Records Office for the State of Georgia.  Linda was a member of The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension. Linda was ver ...

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Dolores East Aliffi "DE" - APR 02, 2022

Dolores East Aliffi

Dolores East Aliffi “DE”, 93, of Savannah, GA, and widow of Joe Aliffi, died Saturday, April 2nd 2022 at Hospice Savannah with her family by her side.  A life well lived, a wonderful Mother, Granny, and friend!  She was born in St. Augustine, FL, and moved to Savannah at age 2 where she spent most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Leona and Milton East.  She graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy in May, 1947, and married Joe in December.  They shared 65 years of marriage.  She was the best Mom, beautiful inside and out! De loved read ...

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Jean Plaster Harris JAN 17, 1942 - APR 02, 2022

Jean Plaster Harris

Jean Plaster Harris passed away peacefully on April 2, 2022 at Oceanside Rehab on Tybee Island.  Born on January 27, 1942 in Fieldale, VA, she was the daughter of the Thomas A. Plaster and Julia Stowe Plaster, and sister to the late Thomas A. Plaster, Jr. and Joseph Plaster. She had one surviving brother, Wayne Plaster. She was married to the late William R. Harris for 33 years and they have 2 surviving daughters, BJ Harris Collett (Jimmy) of Tybee Island and Regina Harris Kaminski (John) of Greer, SC. She has 4 surviving grandchildren, Matthew Collett (Taryn), Wesley Collett (Ashley), ...

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Janice M. Sheppard - APR 02, 2022

Janice M. Sheppard

Janice Morris Sheppard, 75, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Memorial University Medical Center.  She was born February 8, 1947 in Humboldt, TN to the late James Earl Morris and Thelma Deloris Sasser.  Janice was a 1965 graduate of Savannah High School.  She retired as the Clerk of the Chatham County Superior Court after more than twenty years of service.  Janice was a member of S.A.D.A., the Jaycettes, the Ladies Ancient order of Hibernians, and the Shag Club. Janice was a communicant of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she worked for many years as a coordinato ...

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James Allen Miller "TJ" - APR 02, 2022

James Allen Miller

James Allen “TJ” Miller, 31, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2022.  TJ was born August 10, 1990 in Savannah, GA. He was a painter for Baxter Painting.  TJ loved to play the guitar, listen to Ozzy Osborne and Leonard Skynard, and fish.  TJ always had a good time where ever he went.  He is survived by his wife, Jill L. Miller, mother, Donna B. Miller, father, Kevin J. Miller, sisters, Elizabeth Miller (Josh Stringfield), and April Myers, stepchildren, Kayla and Jessie, nieces and nephews, Jayda, Kevin, Kenstin, and Kamryn. A private service will be held by ...

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Selinda Shadley-Lockhart - MAR 31, 2022

Selinda Shadley-Lockhart


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Melinda Gay Powell DEC 10, 1949 - MAR 29, 2022

Melinda Gay Powell

Melinda Gay Powell died Tuesday, March 29th under the care of Hospice Savannah with her husband at her side. She was 72 years old. Affectionally known as “Sweet Melinda”, her family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at 4 PM Saturday, April 2nd at the All Saints Episcopal Church on Tybee Island, Rev. Vicar June Johnson presiding, A reception of light refreshments will follow the service in the church fellowship hall. Melinda was preceded in death by her parents. John Lawson Hulsey and Wessie Martin Hulsey. She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Powell, her son, Ch ...

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Barbara Grace Jarrett Reese SEP 28, 1919 - MAR 28, 2022

Barbara Grace Jarrett Reese

Barbara Grace Jarrett Reese, age 102, died March 28, 2022 at The Springs in Savannah.  A North Carolina native, she was a long-time resident of Savannah and was a homemaker.  She was preceded in death in 1995 by her husband, Lewis L. Reese.   Surviving are her son, Phillip Wayne Reese (Mary Louise); a daughter, Hildreth Kaye Reese DeBoard (Harold Ray); eight grandchildren, including a special granddaughter, Janice Linete DeBoard Kennealy; 13 great grandchildren; and one great grandchild. A graveside funeral service and burial will be held Wednesday, March 31, at 11:00 a.m. ...

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Lemuel (Lem/Bubba) Martin Highsmith - MAR 28, 2022

Lemuel (Lem/Bubba) Martin Highsmith

Lemuel (Lem/Bubba) Martin Highsmith, 78, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 28, 2022. Lem was born in Savannah, GA on August 3rd, 1943. He was the middle son of Ethel Martin Highsmith and Lemuel Rhodes Highsmith. He was a graduate of Savannah High School in 1961 and attended The College of the Americas in Mexico City, Mexico. Lem owned and operated Savannah Steel Scaffold Co. Inc. and Highsmith Lumber Company, the family businesses, for more than 40 years. Lem, always the entrepreneur, dabbled in many business ventures throughout his lifetime ...

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Deborah Nelson DeMott - MAR 27, 2022

Deborah Nelson DeMott

Deborah Nelson DeMott, 66, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  She was born July 9, 1955 in Savannah to the late Raymond and Idell Crosby Nelson. Deborah attended St. James Catholic Church.  She was the office manager for Southeastern Endodontics for over 22 years. She was loved and will be missed by her family, coworkers and many friends. Surviving are her husband, Otis DeMott, and her son, Barry DeMott, both of Savannah. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 2, 2022 at St. James Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Forest ...

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Elizabeth McCall (Betsy) Carufel - MAR 26, 2022

Elizabeth McCall (Betsy) Carufel

Elizabeth McCall “Betsy” Carufel, 78, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at her residence under the care of Kindred Hospice. She was born in Savannah, daughter of Frank and Elizabeth Pettus McCall.  Mrs. Carufel was a graduate of Savannah High School and Albany Junior College with a  degree in nursing.  For many years she was a registered nurse with Candler Hospital and Memorial University Medical Center.  Mrs. Carufel was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Her passion was cooking for her family and all of God’s animals. Surviving a ...

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Lucille C. Hair - MAR 25, 2022

Lucille C. Hair

Lucille Corine Hair, 81, passed away on March 25, 2022.  She was born on April 9, 1940 in Savannah, Georgia to Bert Hudson Carpenter and Lucille Mary Carpenter. She was the beloved wife to the late Wayne Franklin Hair; loving mother of Eddie, Cynthia Kickasola, Michelle (Fred) Morgan, and Elizabeth (Geno) Carone. She was a proud grandmother of five and great-grandfather to three. She is also survived by one brother, David (Susan) Carpenter. Lucille is preceded in death by her parents; Bert Hudson Carpenter and Lucille Mary Carpenter; her siblings, Marilyn Price and Bert Hudson Carpente ...

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John Randolph Fishback DEC 30, 1943 - MAR 24, 2022

John Randolph Fishback

John Randolph Fishback, age 78, died March 24, 2022 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  The Savannah native resided in Richmond Hill.  He attended Chatham County Schools and graduated from Savannah High School in 1962.  John attended both Andrew College and Georgia Southern College (University) and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Armstrong State College in 1975.  He lettered in both soccer and tennis during his college career. John served in the United States Coast Guard, and in 1970 was awarded the Commander’s Medal for Bravery in Air and Sea ...

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Hazel Georgianna Dove SEP 01, 1941 - MAR 24, 2022

Hazel Georgianna Dove

Hazel Georgianna Dove was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey September 1st 1941, at Moutainside Hospital. She received her education in the Bloomfield School System and graduated in 1959. She soon married Lynn Shorts of Montclair, New Jersey, where they gave birth to their beautiful son, Lance Shorts in 1960. In the early 60’s Hazel worked in the Prudential Building in Newark, New Jersey as an administrative assistant.  From there she began working at Blue Cross Blue Shield as a secretary. In 1977, Hazel started her illustrious career at the Bell System in Newark, New Jersey for the Pub ...

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Bob Jacob OCT 30, 1937 - MAR 20, 2022

Bob Jacob

Bob Jacob was a man of many names. Robert was for his passport; he was known as “The Pope” at Orient Bay; Jake was the moniker used by his college roommate; Uncle Bob was reserved for his nieces and nephews; but the most common was “my friend, Bob.” For Bob had a unique talent for gathering friends even after a casual meeting on the beach in St. Martin, in the neighborhood, on a cruise, or at a hunting camp in rural Louisiana. Each new friend was attracted by his innate generosity and warm hospitality. His family and friends now mourn his passing. Cancer waged war up ...

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Billy Moore Kerley MAR 17, 1934 - MAR 19, 2022

Billy Moore Kerley

Billy Moore Kerley, age 88, of Savannah, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on March 19, 2022. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Julia Patricia Remion Kerley, his children,  Vicki Parker (Roy), Anthony W. Kerley, Valerie McGrath (Alvin), Julie Smith (Tim), Timothy J. Kerley; 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, several in-laws, neices and nephews. Bill was preceded in death by his parents,  William Otto Kerley and Vira Mai Howard Kerley; brother, Howard Wilson; sister, Dilla Marie Burt, and grandson David Allen McGrath. ...

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Lee Ann Biggs (The Bear) Chugani FEB 10, 1955 - MAR 19, 2022

Lee Ann Biggs (The Bear) Chugani

Lee Ann Biggs Chugani, 67,  transition from her earthly home to her heavenly home on Saturday, March 19, 2022. She was born on February 10, 1955 to late Edna Ruth Biggs Woodruff and Oliver Biggs. Lee Ann enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She had a love for music, pop culture and animals. Lee Ann was educated in the Savannah Chatham County Public School System having graduate from Savannah High School.  She was employed at the Shrimp Factory as a waitress. Due to illness Lee Ann was a patient at Abercorn Rehabilitation Nursing Home. Lee An ...

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Richard E. (Butch) Cooper MAY 28, 1939 - MAR 19, 2022

Richard E. (Butch) Cooper

Richard Earl Cooper, 81, of Greenville, South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, March 19,2022. Richard, nicknamed Butch, was born in Greenwood, SC on May 28,1939. He was the son of Charlie and Ruth Wise. He graduated from Greenwood High School. Butch joined the United States Marine Corps at 17 years of age and retired after 30 years as Sergeant Major. He was in the top 20 selected for Sergeant Major of the United Sates Marine Corps. Butch earned a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star with Combat and Battlefield Commission in Vietnam. He was stationed in SC, IL, CA, HI and Oki ...

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Richard Allen Pease MAR 26, 1947 - MAR 19, 2022

Richard Allen Pease

Richard Allen “Rick” Pease died peacefully on March 19, 2022, in Savannah, GA from Legionnaire’s pneumonia.  He was one week shy of his 75th birthday. His death has left a void in our family that will never be filled by another, but we rejoice in knowing that he is at peace with his Lord and Savior. Rick grew up in Evansville, Indiana, where he attended Fulton Grade School and Central High School. He graduated from Clovis High School, Clovis, AZ. He was in the band and played tuba, which probably weighed more than he did at the time, according to one of his friends! O ...

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Nancy Jenkins Emmerson - MAR 18, 2022

Nancy Jenkins Emmerson

A lifelong resident of Wilmington Island, Nancy was born on June 25, 1950.  After a few years of traveling into Thunderbolt to attend Elementary, Nancy was one of the original children to attend May Howard Elementary School.  Growing up on Turner’s Creek, she considered herself a river rat.  There is no doubt from her stories that she enjoyed the freedom of living on the island in the 1950’s/60’s. Nancy graduated from Savannah High School in 1968, and then went on to study at the Atlanta College of Art for two years.  She eventually utilized her talents ...

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Patrick Anthony Mastrianni MAR 16, 1989 - MAR 18, 2022

Patrick Anthony Mastrianni

Patrick Anthony Mastrianni, beloved son of Monica Mastrianni and the late Anthony Mastrianni, went to the loving arms of His Lord on March 16, 2022, his 33rd birthday. Born in Plainfield, NJ, Patrick was raised in Effingham County, graduating from South Effingham Highschool, and attended USC Bluffton, transferring to Kennesaw State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. Patrick participated in basketball and cross-country team sports during his school years. A true lover of people and a humble servant of our Lord, Patrick enjoyed jobs for the Gree ...

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Ronald Richard "Ronny" Brown, Sr. SEP 25, 1935 - MAR 17, 2022

Ronald Richard

Ronald Richard Brown, Sr., age 86, of Savannah, formerly of Charlotte, NC, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on March 17. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Irene Dunn Brown; his son, Richard Brown, Jr.; and granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Brown. Ronny was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.  He will be sadly missed by his family and friends, all of whom he loved dearly.  He also loved the Lord with all his heart.  He was the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. E.N. Brown of Statesboro. Ronny received a B.S. degree from what is now Georgia So ...

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Brandon Scott Schvarcz SEP 09, 1990 - MAR 17, 2022

Brandon Scott Schvarcz

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Brandon Scott Schvarcz, age 31, beloved son, nephew, cousin, and friend, died unexpectedly at the hands of another, in the early morning hours of March 17, 2022. We are left shocked and saddened at the loss of such a beautiful soul. Those who knew Brandon, even just a little, lost a shining light in their lives. Brandon was the heartbeat of any room he walked into. You couldn’t help but smile or laugh when you were in the presence of Brandon. His energy was contagious. Brandon had such passion for life. He loved boating, fishing, being a devote ...

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Lawrence Bullis "The Bull" AUG 16, 1947 - MAR 16, 2022

Lawrence Bullis

Lawrence Joseph Bullis, Jr., “The Bull,” went to be with the Lord surrounded by his beloved wife of 53 years Mary Bistline Bullis, his daughters Cam and Katherine on the morning of March 16, 2022. Larry was the son of Audrey and Lawrence Bullis, Sr. who never missed a single time to see him pitch baseball from grade school on. He met Mary at Presbyterian College where he was a Sigma Nu and the punter for the football team. They married on July 26, 1969 and after a time in the USAF, based at Randolph Air Field in San Antonio, TX he was blessed to remain stateside during the Vietn ...

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Frances (Frankie) Bolt Poe OCT 15, 1932 - MAR 14, 2022

Frances (Frankie) Bolt Poe

Francis (Frankie) Marion Bolt Poe passed away March 14, 2022.  Frankie was born in Mullins, SC on  October 15, 1932 to the late John Richard and Nina Owens Bolt.  Frankie was an active member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church where she served in various roles in the church.  She was a professional bookkeeper having worked for Natrochem and JC Lewis.  Frankie and her husband were a mentor couple in Marriage Encounter. She loved to travel and camp, having travelled to most states east of the Mississippi. Frankie was a kind and gen ...

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Helen Elizabeth Ward FEB 16, 1956 - MAR 13, 2022

Helen Elizabeth Ward

Tybee Island - Helen Elizabeth “Cissy” Ward passed away at her apartment on March 13, 2022.  She was born on February 16, 1956 in Savannah to Robert Wiley Ward and Helen Given Ward. She graduated from Armstrong State College with a degree in education and taught first at St. Michael’s Catholic School on Tybee and then for over 30 years in the Savannah Public School System, the longest period being at Marshpoint Elementary. She was preceded in death by her grandparents and parents. Surviving are her sister, Patti Ward Neidlinger, god-daughter, Molly South Curry, ...

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Thomas (Tommy) Ray Miley - MAR 13, 2022

Thomas (Tommy) Ray Miley

Thomas Ray Miley,74, left this earth and met his loving savior on Sunday, March 13, 2022. During his courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, Tommy’s faith never waivered.  Tommy was born in Savannah to the late Ray and Lucille Miley. He retired from International Paper after more than 53 years of service.  Surviving are a son, Bryan Miley; daughter Ashley Miley Maddox (James); brother, Danny Miley (Barbara); two sisters, Linda Miley Usher (Jack) and Brenda Miley Boaen (Eddie); granddaughter, Kinsley Maddox; a niece and five nephews.  A private service will be he ...

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John M. Wells - MAR 13, 2022

John M. Wells

John Matthew Wells, 80, of Lawrenceville, GA died March 13 under the care of Hospice at his home surrounded by his wife, both daughters, and son-in-law. Johnny was born February 20, 1942, in Savannah, GA and was preceded in death by his parents Matthew Henry and Margaret Hillis Wells. He graduated in 1960 as Senior Class President from Savannah High School where he played baseball and was captain of the football team. After high school, he went on to attend The University of Georgia on a full football scholarship and was a long-standing member of the University of Georgia’s Wally B ...

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Mason Iler "Woody" Woodward APR 19, 2001 - MAR 13, 2022

Mason Iler

Mason Iler Woodward (Woody) of Cumming & Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away on March 13, 2022.  Mason was born at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, Georgia on April 19, 2001.  Mason loved the Lord and praised Him every day. He relied heavily on his faith to get him through some of his darkest times. Mason always said to “trust your struggle”. He absolutely loved the water-fishing, swimming, crabbing & surfing. He had a passion for sports and loved to play baseball, football, disc-golf, basketball and bull-riding.  He was a member of the Sons of ...

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Inocencio (Big Petto) "Pete" Bustamante JUN 12, 1966 - MAR 12, 2022

Inocencio (Big Petto)

Inocencio “Big Petto” Bustamante passed in peace at the age of 55. He is survived by his wife (Kiwanda Bustamante), daughter (Sanita S. Bustamante), two sons (Freddie & Petto Bustamante), and his nephew (Ronald Louis Jr.).  Big Petto is a beloved husband, father, Uncle, and Grandfather. He dedicated many years of his life to helping people in all types of needs. He’s played a major role in his grandkids life and also helped raised several kids in the community. He was what you call a jack of all trades!  In 1984, he graduated from trade school in Miami, Fl ...

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Edwin J. Orzada - MAR 11, 2022

Edwin J. Orzada

Edwin Jude Orzada passed away peacefully on March 11, 2022.  Edwin was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late James and Sophia Orzada.  Edwin was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Kathleen Higgins Orzada.  He was also preceded in death by his sister Theresa Orzada Keller and his stepmother Clara Orzada. Edwin graduated from Saint Mel High School.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University.  After serving in the United States Army, Edwin moved to Dallas, Texas whe ...

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Carolyn Lamm Finn - MAR 11, 2022

Carolyn Lamm Finn

Carolyn Lamm Finn, 70, passed away Friday, March 11, 2022 at Memorial Health.  She was born February 3, 1952 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina to the late James Allison Lamm Jr. and Angela Rogers Lamm.  Carolyn loved animals, and was a volunteer for the Islands Feral Cat Project.  She cared for many feral cats, until her death she was caring for 20 feral cats.  She was a member of Wilmington Island United Methodist Church Surviving are her husband, Stanley Finn, daughter Teresa Anne Finn, son and daughter-in-law, Stanley Finn, Jr. and Misti Finn, two granddaughters, Emilie ...

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Lt. Col. William D. Clark, USA, Ret. - MAR 11, 2022

Lt. Col. William D. Clark, USA, Ret.

Lt. Col. William D. Clark, 69, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 11, 2022 at St. Joseph's Hospital, surrounded by his loving family to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.   Don was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, the eldest son of Billy and Eva Clark.  He was raised and educated in Jackson, Ohio and later attended Ohio University. He went on to receive his Masters in both Education and Theology, as well as a Doctorate in Ministry.   In 1974, Don married the love of his life, the former Beverly Graves of Jackson, Ohio. They have five children and ele ...

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Ronald Ray Wetherholt MAR 06, 1948 - MAR 10, 2022

Ronald Ray Wetherholt

Ronald Ray Wetherholt went to be with the Lord on March 10, 2022. Ronnie was born March 6, 1948 to loving parents Linval Ray and Olive Wetherholt in Huntington, West Virginia. His childhood was filled with many adventures outdoors and sports of all kinds. He loved baseball, football, and track and exceled at all of them. He joined the Navy in 1967 and served his beloved country in Vietnam. While in the Navy and stationed in Alameda, California, he met and married his first wife, Patricia Huajardo Wetherholt. After leaving the Navy, Ronnie went to work for Chessie System Railroad and they mo ...

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Clay James MAY 25, 1988 - MAR 10, 2022

Clay James

William Claybrook  "Clay" James, 33, died unexpectedly on Thursday, March 10, 2022. Clay was born and raised in Savannah in the Gordonston neighborhood, as did many family members before him. He was a graduate of Florida State University with a degree in International Affairs. He went on to become an extremely active and passionate member of the International Longshoremen Association, #1475, following in the footsteps of generations before him. He was proud of his union solidarity.  Clay’s love for Savannah was overwhelming, and he expressed it by exploring ...

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Donald Edward Schaet AUG 18, 1934 - MAR 09, 2022

Donald Edward Schaet

Donald Edward Schaet of Savannah, Georgia passed away on March 9, 2022 at the age of 87. His long life was brought short due to complications related to Alzheimer’s. Don died peacefully with his beloved wife, Gail, and youngest daughter, Claire, by his side. Don was born in Teaneck, NJ on August 18, 1934, to Edward and Mary Robertson Schaet. Soon thereafter, the family moved to Tenafly, NJ where Don spent the remainder of his formative years. Graduating from high school, Don attended the University of Rochester on a Navy ROTC Scholarship. Upon graduation he married his high school swe ...

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Lt. Col. James Ervin Sloan, Jr. Ret. JUN 04, 1931 - MAR 09, 2022

Lt. Col. James Ervin Sloan, Jr. Ret.

Lt. Col. James Ervin Sloan, Jr. Ret., 90, departed this earth on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 from his home on Dutch Island. “Erv” was born June 4, 1931 in Savannah, GA of proud Scotch-Irish heritage.  His late parents were James E. Sloan and Delia King Sloan.  He’s also predeceased by his son, Gregory B. Sloan; daughter-in-law, Linda Sloan; stepson, James H. Allen, Jr; grandson, Garrett Sloan; and brothers, Walter M. King, Frank King, James Henry Sloan, and Robert Sloan. Erv was a 1949 graduate of Savannah High School.  He attended Armstrong College before t ...

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Richard Lawrence Kluck, Sr. JUN 14, 1936 - MAR 08, 2022

Richard Lawrence Kluck, Sr.

Richard Lawrence Kluck, Sr, 85, passed away on March 8, 2022, at home surrounded by his loving family.  Richard was born June 14, 1936, in Cook County, Minnesota, to the late Lawrence Kluck and Anna Erickson.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Frances W. Kluck, and several siblings. Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He met the love of his life, Frances, at a USO dance while stationed in Savannah.  During their 63 years of marriage, Richard was a loving husband, father, and papa.  Richard wi ...

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Sgt. Maj. Earle C. Harmon, Jr., U.S.A., Ret. JAN 03, 1930 - MAR 07, 2022

Sgt. Maj. Earle C. Harmon, Jr., U.S.A., Ret.

Sgt. Maj. Earle C. Harmon, Jr., U.S.A., Ret., age 92, died March 7, 2022. The Hampton County, SC native lived as a child in Franklin, NC where he was a member of the Franklin United Methodist Church and was a 1948 graduate of Franklin High School.  Earle attended the Maritime School in St. Petersburg, FL and shipped out with City Service Oil Co. to North, South, and Central America.  He attended Cecil Business College in Asheville, NC for one year before being drafted into the United States Army in 1951.  Earle served thirty-four months in the Korean War Campaign with the 728 ...

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James Daniel Bertis AUG 31, 1992 - MAR 07, 2022

James Daniel Bertis

James D. Bertis, 29, died Monday, March 7, 2022 in Hampton County, SC as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  James was born in New Mexico and raised in New Mexico and then Spokane Valley, Washington. James was initially homeschooled, then attended South Pines Elementary, St. George’s Middle and High School and graduated in 2010. He attended The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington for one year, then completed the Audio Engineering coursework at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane, Washington, where his instructors encouraged him to pursu ...

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Dr. Anthony Ralph Marsicano, Jr. MAY 03, 1946 - MAR 07, 2022

Dr. Anthony Ralph Marsicano, Jr.

Dr. Anthony Ralph Marsicano, Jr. died Monday, March 7, 2022 at age 75 at his home in Titusville, FL. He is pre-deceased by his parents, Dr. Anthony Ralph and Marion Hobbs Marsicano of Columbus, Ohio and Savannah, Georgia. He is survived by his daughter, Alistair (Ali) Cartwright and her family, husband Charles and grandchildren Benjamin and Amelia Cartwright of Boca Raton, Fl; by his brother, Dr. Thomas H. Marsicano of Savannah, Georgia; his cousin, Walter Dawson Spann (Lisa) of Melbourne, Fl; cousin, Dr. Franklin Desposito and family of South Orange, N.J.; cousin, Madeline Desposito Niczky an ...

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James W. "Bill" Hooper JUN 05, 1941 - MAR 06, 2022

James W.

Mr. James W. “Bill” Hooper, age 80, died March 6, 2022 at his residence.  The Cedartown, Georgia native lived in Savannah since 1971.  He was the retired general manager of Volvo of Savannah, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by his father, Arnold C. Hooper; mother, Mary Jo McCollum; sister, Patsy Wilson; and son, Kevin S. Hooper. Surviving are his wife, Carolyn L. Hooper; daughter and son-in-law, Kellie H. and James R. “Bubba” Smith; and grandsons, Wesley R. Smith and Jordan C. Smith. Visitation will be held from 10:00 ...

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Karen Elaine Owens MAY 01, 1944 - MAR 06, 2022

Karen Elaine Owens

Karen Elaine Owens, 77, died peacefully on Sunday, March 6, 2022, after a courageous year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. Karen was born May 1, 1944, in Corwith, Iowa and soon moved to El Reno, Oklahoma. She was the oldest of 5 children to John Russell and Thelma Elaine Meinders. From an early age, Karen had deep compassion for all animals and convinced her father to let her have a horse so she could be an El Reno Wrangler and barrel racer. Karen graduated from El Reno High School in 1962. She attended Oklahoma State, where she met her husband E. Guy Owens, Jr., both graduatin ...

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Dianna Dubree Phillips DEC 04, 1946 - MAR 05, 2022

Dianna Dubree Phillips

Dianna Dubree Phillips, devoted mother and grandmother, transitioned home on Saturday March 5, 2022. Daughter of the late Odell and Gene Dubree, Dianna was born in Marietta GA on December 4, 1946. She graduated from Mercer University in Macon in 1968 with a BA degree in education. At Mercer she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. Dianna began her career in Savannah, GA as an elementary school teacher, first at Juliette Low Elementary School and later at White Bluff Elementary, where she was loved by her students and fellow teachers. She received a Master’s in Elementary Education from Armst ...

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Louis A. Kral - MAR 05, 2022

Louis A. Kral

Louis Anthony Kral, age 69, left this earth on March 5th, 2022 due to a sudden massive cardiopulmonary event and his heart could not recover. He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi on January 28th, 1953. His profession was nurse anesthesia, and after 34 years he retired in 2020. He was happily retired and would say “ I love being retired”. His wife, Martha, and children, Louis and Maddie, he loved above all else. In his younger years, he was a Catholic alter boy and an Eagle Scout with Two Palms. He was a walk-on at Auburn University and played on the football special teams from 1971 t ...

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Arturo Mendoza Senia - MAR 04, 2022

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Robert S. "Bobaloo" Register, Jr. - MAR 04, 2022

Robert S.

Robert S. “Bobaloo” Register, Jr., 78, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 4, 2022 at his residence.  He was born in Montgomery, Alabama son of the late Robert S. Register, Sr. and Cecile Rooks Register.  Bob was a graduate of Savannah High School and a communicant of St. James Catholic Church.  Bob's love of being on the water is what began his career at Thunderbolt Marina in 1969, then to St. Simons, Isle of Hope and then to Spencer Boat Company in West Palm Beach, Florida as a successful yacht salesman.  Later, Bob moved back to his beloved Sav ...

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Michael S. Fawcett - MAR 04, 2022

Michael S. Fawcett

Michael S. Fawcett, 77, of Savannah, GA, formerly of Palm Beach, FL, Hamilton, MA and Pittsburgh, PA, passed away on March 4, 2022. His devoted wife and partner of 20 years, Hedy, was by his side. Michael was born in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1944, to Harry and Miriam Fawcett (“Johnny”), both now deceased. He was the oldest of four children and shared lifelong friendships with his loving sisters Deborah P. Fawcett of Cambridge, MA, Penelope McDermott (Paul) of Hilton Head Island, SC, and Meghan Wise (John) of Green Bluff, WA. Michael graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in 1962 an ...

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Charles Harry Yarber, III OCT 22, 1942 - MAR 03, 2022

Charles Harry Yarber, III

Charles Harry Yarber, III, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2022, at Memorial Health.  He was born October 22, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Charles Harry Yarber, Jr., and Pauline Allgeier Yarber.  Charles was a 1965 graduate of Bellarmine College.  He became a C.P.A. after passing all the required exams the first time.  He was the founder and owner of Advanced Door Systems, Inc., growing the business to 5 locations in 3 states before retiring.  During his many years as a Tybee Island resident, he was an active member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, ...

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Dr. Grover Bell - MAR 03, 2022

Dr. Grover Bell

Dr. Grover Bell, 90, of Savannah, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Grover was born in Sardis, Ga. on March 9, 1928. While at Georgia Teacher’s College, he met his beloved “Deanie.” Together they raised five children and served almost 30 churches of the South Georgia United Methodist Conference. A graduate of Emory School of Divinity, beginning in 1953 until his retirement in June 2020, “Brother Grover” served and shepherded as a much-loved minister. His other passions were gardening and cooking. He particularly loved his day lilies and roses. Grover was a g ...

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William Gore Bowers, Jr. SEP 27, 1946 - MAR 02, 2022

William Gore Bowers, Jr.

William Gore Bowers, Jr., 75, passed away March 2, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah.  William was born September 27, 1946, in McKeesport, PA to the late William Gore Bowers Sr. and Clara L. (Rossner) Bowers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Bowers. William is survived by his sons, Ryan (Jessica) Bowers and Shane (Tabitha) Wunderley; grandchildren, Luke Bowers, Evan Bowers and Tysen Wunderley; his six sisters and one brother, Louise Broman, David R. Bowers, Laura J. Chuha, all of West Mifflin, PA, Judy Verlich, of North Olmsted ...

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Donald Winn Ryan - MAR 02, 2022

Donald Winn Ryan

Donald Winn Ryan (retired SMSgt, U.S.Air Force), 91, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2022 under the care of GHC Hospice with his loving wife and faithful canine companion Bizzy by his side.   He was born November 28, 1930 in Everett, MA to the late Franklin and Harriet Mary King Ryan.  Don proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant.  He travelled all over the world during his military career. Don was an avid golfer, which is what brought him and his wife to Savannah after retirement.  He enjoyed many days, sunny or rainy, ...

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Frances S. DeWitt - MAR 01, 2022

Frances S. DeWitt

Lena Frances Sims DeWitt After a long battle with Alzheimer’s, Frances died at home surround by the love of her family. She was the daughter of the late gene and Polly Sims. Born August 4, 1940 in Atlanta, she moved to Rome, Albany, and then Savannah. In 1966 Frances married the love of her life, Buddy, whom she adored, and they shared over 55 wonderful years together. He had two small children that she took to be her own, then together they had three more to make a family of seven. She knew her purpose: Love God and Love others. The priorities of her life followed God’s plan: Love ...

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Mary Ann Stillings - FEB 28, 2022

Mary Ann Stillings

Mary Ann Stillings, 78, died peacefully on  Monday, February 28, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Mary Ann was born in Garden City KS, the second of three children to Levi Durwood Chandler and Mary Ellen Powell.  She attended the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville AR where she met her husband Hal Gary Stillings. In 1963, Mary Ann married Hal and they have four children.  She was an active member of Saint Michael's Catholic Church on Tybee Island GA, and volunteered for Post 154 of the Sons of the American Legion (SAL). Mary Ann leaves behind her son Rohm S ...

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Grace E. Bradford JAN 14, 1929 - FEB 27, 2022

Grace E. Bradford

Grace E. Bradford, 93, passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2022, in Savannah, GA after a prolonged illness.  Grace was born on January 14, 1929, in Berwick, Pennsylvania to Olen Arthur and Florence Irene (Briggum) Hummel.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harry A. Bradford, Jr., who passed away on January 29, 1983.  They were married for over 17 years and shared a passion for education and church ministry.  Grace is survived by her daughter, Grace Trepasso, and her much loved grandchildren, Anthony and Samantha. Grace graduated from Bloomsburg High Sc ...

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Douglas R. Hopkins - FEB 26, 2022

Douglas R. Hopkins

Douglas Rodney Hopkins, 79, passed away February 26, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born January 21, 1943 in Kingsport, TN to the late John Chester Hopkins and Mabel Mays Hopkins.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Sandi Hopkins Klimeck, and brother-in-law, Bob Pinkston (Barbara). Douglas is survived by his son, Kenneth M. Hopkins, daughter, Kimberli Yarbrough (Alan), grandchildren, Jessica Tyson (Jeremy), Kristina Coleman (Matt), Jeannie Grammer (Nelson), Abby Fuchs, and Tanner Yarbrough, great-grandchildren, Jalah and Phoebe Colema ...

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Charlene N. Law DEC 24, 1934 - FEB 25, 2022

Charlene N. Law

Charlene N. Law, Savannah, devoted wife, sister and aunt died February 25th 2022 at Landmark Hospital in Savannah of a short illness . She was 87. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe B and Marjorie K Niblett; her sisters, Dorothy Toland, Rebecca Cowan, and Ada Rose Niblett; her brothers-in-law, Melvin Toland, Sr and John Lewis. Born in Juliette, GA, Charlene was a long time resident of Savannah where she met the love of her life Louie and they were married for 46 years. She retired from Savannah Bank where she enjoyed working with her many friends. She was a member of ...

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Anna Creticos Mamalakis - FEB 24, 2022

Anna Creticos Mamalakis

Anna Creticos Mamalakis, 103, passed away peacefully, Thursday, February 24, 2022.  She was born August 30, 1918 in Charleston, SC to the late Peter Harold Creticos and Helen Eleftherodakis Creticos.  Mrs. Mamalakis attended The College of Charleston, and was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, where she was an active member of Philoptochos.  She was also a member of the Savannah Golf Club, and the Ladies 9 Holers.    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nick John Mamalakis, and her grandson, Nicholas John Ma ...

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John B. "Jack" Armstrong NOV 18, 1942 - FEB 24, 2022

John B.

John B. "Jack" Armstrong, 79, died Thursday, February 24, 2022.  He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania at a young age.  He was a decorated gunship helicopter pilot and Vietnam veteran and was awarded multi-air medals and the Purple Heart.  John was the Vice President of Rollinson Electrical Contractors until retirement in 1993. Following, he served as the Chief Electrical Inspector for the City of Savannah until 2009. He was on the board of directors of Nscale Enthusiast Model Train organization; a member of the Savannah Yacht c ...

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Sharon D. Wallace APR 15, 1964 - FEB 23, 2022

Sharon D. Wallace

Sharon Denise “Sherry”  Wallace, 57, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at home with her family by her side.  Sharon was born April 15, 1964 in Savannah, GA and was a communicant of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  She worked for Aetna in Savannah, before moving to Birmingham, Alabama, then worked as a Communications Coordinator for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. Sharon is preceded in death by her father, Wesley Kenneth Wallace. She is survived by her mother, JoAnn Taylor Wallace, three sisters, Cynthia Bodner (Kenneth) of Ormond Beach, Florida, Ly ...

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Judy McCarthy Degenhardt - FEB 22, 2022

Judy McCarthy Degenhardt

Judy Cecile McCarthy Degenhardt, 73, passed away Tuesday, February 22, 2022.  She was born May 20, 1948 in Savannah, GA to the late Aloysius Henry McCarthy and Mary Agnes Dominick McCarthy.  Judy was a 1966 graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy, and received her Associates Degree in Nursing from Armstrong State College.  She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, and was also a communicant of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  She was a Nurse Manager at Candler Hospital.  After her nursing career, she worked in the family business.  She retired in 2001.  & ...

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William R. Burke - FEB 22, 2022

William R. Burke

William Rittenhouse Burke, 95, died peacefully on Tuesday February 22, 2022. Bill was born in Ashland, Kentucky on August 16, 1926 to Lucian B. Burke and Ruth W. Burke.  He was educated in Ashland schools and enrolled in Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, West Virginia for his junior and senior year of high school.  He graduated from Greenbriar in 1944 with a Lifetime Award for Academics and Athletics.  He gained a scholarship to West Virginia University in football and basketball.  After the first semester, he volunteered for immediate induction into the Army.&nbs ...

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Lola Hord Boling - FEB 22, 2022

Lola Hord Boling

Lola Beatrice Hord Boling, 97, passed away February 22, 2022 at Buckingham South.  She was born May 24, 1924 in Gastonia, North Carolina to the late Charles Lee Hord and Addie Styres Hord.  Mrs. Boling was a lontgtime member of White Bluff Presbyterian Church and a homemaker.  She was much loved by her family and all her friends at Buckingham South.   Her husband, Shuble Anderson Boling preceded her in death.   A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at White Bluff Presbyterian Church.  Burial will be in the Church ...

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Glenn Andrew Arnsdorff MAR 15, 1953 - FEB 21, 2022

Glenn Andrew Arnsdorff

Glenn A. Arnsdorff passed away at home on February 21, 2022. Glenn was born on March 15, 1953 in Savannah to Harold and Gladys S. Arnsdorff. He graduated from Savannah High School in 1971.  ​ He was very active at Armstrong State College, serving as a Senator and President of the Student Government Association; Co-Editor and Sports Editor of the Student Newspaper; and as Sports Information Director, Basketball Statistician, and Baseball Manager. Glenn graduated Cum Laude with a BBA, Manage ...

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Catherine Lorraine Hall SEP 08, 1934 - FEB 21, 2022

Catherine Lorraine Hall

Mrs. Catherine Lorraine Hall died peacefully on February, 20, 2022 in Savannah, GA where she had been living for the past seven years. Catherine was born in Washington, D.C on September 8, 1934, to James T. and Elsie Young. She grew up in Norfolk, Virginia and spent most of her life in the areas of Tidewater, Virginia, and Coastal North Carolina. Catherine Hall is the mother of three children, Lorraine Fitzgerald (Marvin), Zane Cavin (Kandi) and Patricia Stout (James). She has four grand-children Mitchell Dennis, Jessica Barnes, Jennifer Cavin, and Tamra Lawrence, five great-grandchildren, Emi ...

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Herbert John Wardell MAR 26, 1932 - FEB 20, 2022

Herbert John Wardell

Herbert John Wardell died peacefully at home on Sunday, February 20, 2022. Herb was born on March 26, 1932, in Gary, IN, to Hannah and Virgil Wardell. He was the sixth of what would be fifteen children. After high school, Herb joined the U.S. Air Force and was primarily stationed in Fairbank, AK. His final station was Valdosta, GA where he became a true fan of the South… its food, music, climate, and women. This too would stay with him all his life. Following his military discharge, Herb returned to his family in Gary and began working in the steel mills and then at American Bridge s ...

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Judge Daniel Francis Walsh OCT 28, 1930 - FEB 19, 2022

Judge Daniel Francis Walsh

Click here to join the Mass for Judge Walsh via livestream   (the livestream link will be active just prior to Mass start)  Daniel Francis Walsh, 91, died on February 19, 2022 at his home in Savannah, Georgia.  Judge Walsh was born on October 28, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan to Francis and Eileen Walsh. He was the third of five children and preceded by all in death. He is also predeceased by a granddaughter, Mary-Katherine Sogan Bauer and step-grandson, Joshua Lee LaCrosse. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carol, six children, Michael (Linda), Elizabeth ...

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Bruce Charles Powley JAN 24, 1936 - FEB 19, 2022

Bruce Charles Powley

Bruce Charles Powley passed away peacefully on February 19th, after a brief illness at Thrive on Skidaway island, Savannah, with his devoted son, Jeff, at his side. Bruce was born on January 24th 1936 in Patterson, NJ.  He lived most of his life in Northern NJ. He was a graduate of Seton Hall University with a BS in Accounting and Finance, 1957. He held his CPA for both NJ and NY. He served in the United States Army during the Berlin Crisis, and was proud of his country and to have served and continued in the National guard. Bruce was very savvy in businessman, he worked as a s ...

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Raleigh W. Bairas NOV 11, 1931 - FEB 19, 2022

Raleigh W. Bairas

Raleigh W. Bairas was born November 11, 1931, at 90 years old he passed away Saturday, February 19, 2022. The Savannah, GA native lived most of his life in Savannah. After enlisting and serving in the Korean War, Raleigh went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree from Birmingham Southern University. Raleigh was an independent insurance agent, but mostly worked with New York Life for 57 years, retiring in 2020. He was a life long member of St.Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church since the 1930s. Driven by his passion to help others, Raleigh was part of various charitable organizations i ...

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Molly Lu Hannas JUL 18, 1953 - FEB 18, 2022

Molly Lu Hannas

Molly Lu Hannas, 68, passed away Friday, February 18th on Tybee Island, Georgia surrounded by her family after a courageous two-and-a- half-year battle with cancer. Molly was born in Sentinel, Oklahoma on July 18, 1953 to Dr. R.R. and Lucy Hannas. The Hannas family moved to Kansas City in 1964. Molly was graduated from Southwest High School in 1971 and from Macalester College in 1975. She also earned her Masters Degree in English Literature from NorthWest Missouri State College. Molly was a champion tennis player and teaching professional. She played on both the Southwest Boys Varsity Te ...

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Donald Leon Garletts, Jr. - FEB 17, 2022

Donald Leon Garletts, Jr.

Donald Leon Garletts, Jr. 67, died peacefully on Thursday, February 17, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. D.L. was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, a son of Donald Leon Garletts Sr. and Dorothy Jean Schaffer.  He attended Lane High School where he diligently pursued excellence on the football, baseball, Tennis, and Track teams.  His love for the game of tennis ultimately earned him a college scholarship to Chowan University in Murfreesboro, North Carolina.  After one season with Chowan University, he transferred to Georgia Southern University and went on to earn a prof ...

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Patricia Ann Prim McCord - FEB 16, 2022

Patricia Ann Prim McCord

Patricia Prim McCord, 87, of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 16th, 2022. Pat was born in Atlanta, Georgia on July 26th, 1934 to Ruth Webb and Warren Prim. She was pre-deceased by her loving husband Quinn R. McCord, brothers Warren Prim of Boston, and Thomas Prim, of Charleston. She leaves behind her three children, Quinn W. McCord (Mary Eileen) of Milton, DE, David M. McCord of West Trenton, NJ, and Lindsay McCord Norman (Rob) of Savannah, GA. Also left to cherish her memory are her loving grandchildren; Quinn M. McCord of Philadelphia, Patrick J. ...

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Rodney John Van Otterloo SEP 11, 1941 - FEB 16, 2022

Rodney John Van Otterloo

Rodney John Van Otterloo, 80 of Savannah, GA passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at his residence. He was born in Morris, MN on September 11, 1941. He served honorably in the US Army during the Viet Nam war and was awarded a National Defense Service Medal and Sharpshooter qualifications. He was a long time Savannah musician playing with the Ken-James Band, Group DeVille and most recently with The Sapphire Bullets as a member of the Bonaventure Horns. For many years he was self-employed as a painting contractor and worked with Rodewalt Construction. He was an avid golfer shooting ...

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William P. Donohue (Bill) SEP 21, 1935 - FEB 16, 2022

William P. Donohue (Bill)

William P. Donohue (Bill) of The Landings in Savannah, formerly of Long Island, NY, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2022.  Born on September 21, 1935 in Syracuse, NY to the late J. Paul Donohue and Evelyn Hooper Donohue, Bill was raised in Westfield, NJ.  After graduating from Westfield High School, Bill matriculated at Amherst College where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and the moniker “Bear” because of his large stature.  Amherst is where Bill forged lifelong relationships and met his future beloved wife Carolyn Crisafulli Donohue who pred ...

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Robert Angelo Contino JUL 13, 1931 - FEB 15, 2022

Robert Angelo Contino

Robert Angelo Contino of The Landings, Savannah, 90, passed away peacefully at home on February 15, 2022 from congestive heart failure. Bob was born in Chicago, the son of Angelo and Carmela Contino.  He served in the Army as a 2nd Lieutenant during the Korean War, and graduated from UCLA with a business degree. He began his career working for IBM as a salesman in the Office Products Division.  When a VP there after 22 years, he was recruited by Exxon to be President of Exxon Office Systems in Stamford, CT.  He went on to become President of Gould Industrial Automation in And ...

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