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Iona Lanigan Denmark - AUG 14, 2022

Iona Lanigan Denmark

Iona Lanigan Denmark, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Buckingham South.  Arrangements are incomplete.   ...

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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 Episcopal Church along with being an 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, son-in-law; Troy Fisher; sis ...

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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

Joseph Carl Canessa

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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

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. https://my.gather.app/remember/kenneth-edghill 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

Nam Thi Le

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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. https://my.gather.app/remember/linda-youmans 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

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

    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

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

Susan Sawyer Purvee

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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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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

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

Arturo Mendoza Senia

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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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Walton Douglas Carroll, Jr. - FEB 15, 2022

Walton Douglas Carroll, Jr.

Walton Douglas Carroll, Jr., of Savannah, GA and formally of Columbia, SC passed away peacefully on February 15, 2022 after a short battle with cancer. He was in the loving arms of his wife and children in his final moments. He was born to Walton Douglas “Doug” Carroll, Sr. and Leila Margaret Dreher on June 30, 1946.  He attended A.C. Flora High School, Class of 1964, and graduated from the University of South Carolina. Prior to graduation, Walton joined the Navy and served our country during the Vietnam War. He and Jerolyn were married at Shandon United Methodist Church on ...

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James Byron Brewer - FEB 15, 2022

James Byron Brewer

James Byron Brewer, 84, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at East Georgia Regional Hospital.  He was born December 25, 1937 to the late James Patrick Brewer and Myrtice Creech Brewer.  Mr. Brewer worked for Georgia Power for over 30 years and was a member of First Baptist Church of Garden City.  He was a car enthusiast and was a member of the Dixie Land Cruisers, and the Corvette Club.  He also was a member of the COBRA Club, and the Ambassadors of GA Power.  Mr. Brewer was preceded in death by his brother, Fain “Sonny” Brewer.  Surviving ar ...

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William D. Waite, Jr. FEB 28, 1937 - FEB 14, 2022

William D. Waite, Jr.

William D. Waite, Jr (Bill) died peacefully in his sleep on February 14, 2022. He was born in Savannah on February 28, 1937. He was preceded in his death by his father, William D. Waite, and mother, Mary White Waite, as well as his siblings, Barbara, John,  and Judy. He attended Savannah High School and graduated from Georgia Military College.  He worked for many years in the family business, White Hardware, before going into business for himself the remainder of his career.  Bill enjoyed shrimping and crabbing in the creeks off of Bona Bella. He is survived ...

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Sue Ellen Mikuliak - FEB 14, 2022

Sue Ellen Mikuliak

Sue Ellen Mikuliak, 57, passed away Monday, February 14, 2022 at her home.  She was born May 17, 1964 in New Milford, New Jersey to the late William Robert Mikuliak and Ann Theresa Spoknik Mikuliak.  Sue Ellen worked as a caregiver for many years, and the last year helped care for her mother.  She was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church, where she was active in the Adoration Chapel.  She is survived by her siblings, Dorothy Cunillera (Roger) of Savannah, GA, Robert Mikuliak (Sally) of Shelton, CT, Mary Ann Cheek (Jon), of Sarasota, FL, and Michael Mikuliak (Judy) ...

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Joel Cash Williams, Jr. DEC 19, 1942 - FEB 14, 2022

Joel Cash Williams, Jr.

Joel Cash Williams, Jr. peacefully drifted into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 14, 2022, at Hospice Savannah. Joel was born December 19, 1942, a wee fourteen-pound baby boy in the family farm kitchen in Dacula, Georgia. Growing up with two younger brothers in a house built in 1894 without electricity or indoor plumbing, Joel learned to read by kerosene lamp and was always self-driven to excel in school. Valedictorian of the Class of 1960 of Dacula High School, he went on to graduate magna cum laude from Shorter College with a Bachelor of Arts (History). While at ...

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Dr. William Brent Walker - FEB 14, 2022

Dr. William Brent Walker

Dr. William Brent Walker, OD, 69, passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 14, 2022 in Savannah, GA.   Brent was born in Greensboro, GA on September 24, 1953 to the late Dr. William Ralph Walker, OD and Bettye Lynne Sheffield Walker.  Brent attended Greene County High School completing his high school degree at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, GA.  He then graduated from West Georgia College before following in his father’s footsteps by graduating four years later from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN.   ...

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Lois Louise Broadwick NOV 22, 1936 - FEB 12, 2022

Lois Louise Broadwick

Lois Louise Broadwick, 85, died peacefully on Saturday, February 12, 2022 with her husband, Rev. Arthur Clyde Broadwick by her side.  She met Art, her husband of 64 years, just prior to his senior year in college at an Agricultural Fair in Allentown, PA. Lois spent her life as a homemaker, raising her three children in the faith and being a strong helpmate to her pastor husband. She taught youth Sunday School Class, directed daily Vacation Bible School, conducted occasional spiritual plays, and sang for years in the choir. She also ministered to several adults with special needs in a h ...

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Christine Johnson APR 09, 1953 - FEB 12, 2022

Christine Johnson

Christine “Chris” Kae Johnson is at home with Jesus following her death on February 12, 2022 at Candler St. Joseph Hospital, Savannah, Georgia. Chris was born to Charles and Jeanette (Schmalzried) Schnepp on April 9, l953 in Wabash, IN. Chris was a graduate of the Northfield High School Class of 1971. She was a long-time resident of Wabash, IN where she worked as a Histology Technician at the Wabash County Hospital and Marion General Hospital. She also resided in Ohio for several years before moving to Georgia to be near her children and grandchildren. Chris had an affable persona ...

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Phillip W. Claxton JUL 12, 1970 - FEB 12, 2022

Phillip W. Claxton

Phillip W. Claxton, 51, of Savannah, left this world far too soon on Friday, February 11, 2022, from complications due to Covid-19.  He survived 2 kidney transplants because of the selflessness of his donors, his father, James Claxton and friend, Amanda Johnson.  Thanks to their loving gift of organ donation, we were able to have 22 extra years with him. Phil was a man of few words but could brighten anyone’s mood with his dry sense of humor, funny wit, and the ability to leave friends and family wondering what he may say next.  Phil was a minimalist and focused his att ...

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Eugene (Rabbit) Motes - FEB 12, 2022

Eugene (Rabbit) Motes

Eugene (Rabbit) Motes, 87, of Savannah, GA died Saturday, February 12, 2022, at home in the arms of his loving wife, Violet Green Motes. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Beatrice Faircloth, Grace Faircloth, Marie Glisson, Nellaruth Pipkins, and brother, Joe Motes.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter Debra Davis (Eathen) of Garden City, his son Lenoard Eugene Motes (Debbie) of Tybee Island, and sisters, Sarah Wilson, Gloria Barnes, and Margaret Motes. He graduated from Commercial High School in 1954. He worked at Union Camp for 39 years, and retired as ...

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Juana Jimenez MAR 15, 1943 - FEB 11, 2022

Juana Jimenez

Juana Jimenez, 79, died peacefully on Friday, February 11, 2022. Juana was born in the small town of Moca, Dominican Republic to Antonia Aybar and Ramon Crespi Huels on March 15, 1943. Juana married Ramon Jimenez in 1962 in the Dominican Republic; where four of their seven children were born.  Juana and Ramon immigrated to Tarrytown, NY in 1967. As a young mother, Juana cared for her six children. After teaching herself to sew, Juana made all of the clothing for her six children while Ramon worked as a chef at local restaurants. The birth of their 7th child was an unexpected blessing f ...

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Joseph S. Kelly - FEB 11, 2022

Joseph S. Kelly

Joseph Shea Kelly, thirty years old, died at his home in Savannah, Georgia on February, 11, 2022.   Joseph was born on October 28, 1991 in Houston, Texas. He attended schools in Mobile, Alabama, Savannah, Georgia, graduating from high school in Manvel, Texas. Joe was one of the most warm and friendly people on the face of this earth. He was a friend to any who met him. He was a ready support to friends in need. Despite Joe’s own struggles, he always cared much more for others than he ever cared for himself.  Joe absolutely loved being an uncle to his nieces and nephews ...

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Iris Hundley Moore Hensley - FEB 10, 2022

Iris Hundley Moore Hensley

Iris Hundley Moore Hensley, 100, of Skidaway Island, Savannah, GA, beloved wife of the late George Hughes Hensley, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, February 10, 2022. Born in Westhaven, VA and raised in Richmond, VA, she lived in Loyall, KY, St. Paul, VA, Massapequa, NY, and New Canaan, CT before moving to The Landings of Skidaway Island in 1986 where she and her cherished husband of nearly 71 years, enjoyed many happy times with friends they made through church, golf, community volunteer projects, and later at The Marshes of Skidaway. Iris and George built a wonderful life together ...

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Robert Charles Braver, Sr. - FEB 09, 2022

Robert Charles Braver, Sr.

Robert Charles Braver, Sr. passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at his home after battling a long illness with cancer.  He was born January 25, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY.  He graduated from Saint Francis College with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and was honorably discharged from the NY National Guard and the US Army Reserve with the rank of Sergeant First Class.  He was a Special Agent with the FBI for 31 years and after retirement in 1996 conducted background inquiries for security clearances for the FBI and other federal agencies for the next 20 years.  He was an ac ...

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Amado Pio Diaz - FEB 08, 2022

Amado Pio Diaz

Amado Pio Diaz, 92, husband of Gladys Estevez Diaz passed away on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at Buckingham South.  A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 11, 2022 in Greenwich Cemetery.  ...

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Sarah Ford Oetgen MAY 11, 1930 - FEB 08, 2022

Sarah Ford Oetgen

Sarah Ford Oetgen, passed at age 91 on February 8, 2022.  She is survived by her eldest son, William Eugene "Gene" Oetgen of Savannah; granddaughter, Tori Oetgen Campbell (Phillip); and great grandchildren, Grant and Miles Campbell, all of Atlanta; nieces, nephews, great nieces and other relatives. She is preceded in death by her wonderful husband of 57 years, Joseph William "Joe" Oetgen, Sr.; brother William Eugene Ford (killed in WWII); sisters Frances Henderson, Diane Strickland, and Margerite Arnett; nephew Dick Oetgen; and son Joseph William “Jody&rdqu ...

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Suzanna Edenfield Crawford - FEB 07, 2022

Suzanna Edenfield Crawford

Suzanna Edenfield Cowart Crawford died on Monday, February 7, 2022, after a short illness. She is loved dearly by family, friends, fellow church worshippers, Emmaus family, and co-workers, and we will miss her dearly. Suzanna was born December 12, 1954, to Lowell and Louise Edenfield. She was a longtime member of Compassion Christian Church and had served many years in the Henderson Campus Children’s Ministry, and was a longtime member of a Tuesday night Bible Study group. She was also involved in the Walk to Emmaus ministry for many years. Suzanna initially planned to become a nur ...

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James Brian Marchbanks SEP 03, 1976 - FEB 07, 2022

James Brian Marchbanks

James Brian Marchbanks, 45, entered eternal rest on Monday, February 7, 2022 at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern, NC. The Savannah native was born on September 3, 1976 and was a 1995 graduate of Benedictine Military School. He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran and ran a successful woodworking business.  Brian was preceded in death by his father, Savannah Police Officer James Franklin Marchbanks. He leaves behind his mother, Brenda Crawford Marchbanks and his surrogate father, Jimmy Hieronymus.  Funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, February 14, 2022 at F ...

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Anne Lee Tyree Kolman NOV 20, 1932 - FEB 06, 2022

Anne Lee Tyree Kolman

Anne Lee Tyree Kolman, 91, died peacefully with her daughters by her side, Sunday, February 6, 2022. The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses & staff at Memorial Hospital for their kindness during her last days. Born November 20, 1930, in Norfolk, VA to the late Annie Robertson Tyree and Harold Lee Tyree, she spent her early days in Charlotte, NC, before moving to Savannah in 1942.  She was a 1949 graduate of Savannah High School and Crawford Long Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1952.  Anne worked as a private duty nurse for many years prior to her career as an ...

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Justin M. "J" Chall - FEB 06, 2022

Justin M.

Justin Michael Chall, 44, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2022.  To his friends and family, he was “J”.  J was born June 23, 1977 in St. Louis, MO to Kenneth Chall and Stella McClure.  He served in the United States Marine Corps, and worked as an Avionics Lead at Gulfstream Aerospace for almost 10 years.  J loved music and played many instruments, including the guitar.  He also played Roller Hockey.  J will be remembered as a man who was larger than life, with a loving and caring heart. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Ch ...

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Joyce Dodd Smith AUG 28, 1931 - FEB 05, 2022

Joyce Dodd Smith

Joyce Dodd Smith, 90, of Columbia, South Carolina passed away on February 5, 2022 at the Station Exchange Senior Care Center in Richmond Hill, Georgia.  Joyce was born on August 28, 1931 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Isaac Henry and Lennie Knight Dodd. The family moved to Georgia in 1936. Joyce grew up in Chatham County, and graduated from Savannah High School in 1949. She married the love of her life, Robert Smith, commonly known as Robbie, on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1954. Joyce spent much of her life as a housewife, but also worked as a secretary for Palmer and Cay Insurance ...

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Dr. Gerardus "Jack" Knops OCT 25, 1937 - FEB 05, 2022

Dr. Gerardus

TO VIEW THE LIVESTREAMING OF THE SERVICE, PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK.  Gerardus Knops (gather.app)   Dr. Gerardus Maria (Jack) Knops Jack Knops, Ph.D. of Savannah, Georgia died on February 5, 2022 at the age of 84 peacefully at home with his loving family at his side.  Jack was a clinical psychologist who retired as Chief Psychologist from Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in 2003 and subsequently spent several years in private practice in Savannah.  Jack had a keen intelligence, abundant curiosity, quick-witted sense of humor, and a passionate commi ...

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Sara Frances Scarboro Heaton SEP 06, 1925 - FEB 05, 2022

Sara Frances Scarboro Heaton

Click here for a livestream of the service: Sara Frances Heaton (gather.app) Sara Frances Scarboro Heaton, 96, died February 5, 2022, at Hospice Savannah after a brief illness. Mrs. Heaton was born in September 1925, to the late Bert Scarboro and Mamie Frances Johnson Scarboro, on their family farm in Bulloch County. In 1946, she married George Tillman Heaton when he returned from serving in the South Pacific.  They were married until his death in 1999. She grew up in the Depression years and learned many important lessons about hard work as a child on the farm.  She ...

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Edith Palau Holland - FEB 05, 2022

Edith Palau Holland

Edith Palau Holland, 79, passed away Saturday, February 5, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a long illness.  She was born October 14 1942 in Englewood, New Jersey to the late Andrew Gustab Palau and Margaret Whittington Palau.  Edith was a Registered Nurse for over 50 years, working in several different states, to include Connecticut and New York.  She was of the Catholic faith.  She loved cats, and cared for many, one that lived for over 20 years.   She is survived by her husband of 38 years, John F. Holland of Port Wentworth, son, Todd West of R ...

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Kathleen Therese Higgins Orzada - FEB 04, 2022

Kathleen Therese Higgins Orzada

Kathleen Therese Higgins Orzada passed away peacefully on February 4, 2022.  Kathleen was born in Brooklyn, New York to the late Maurice and Christine Higgins.  In addition to her parents, Kathleen was preceded in death by her sister Maureen Higgins and brother Donal Higgins. Kathleen graduated from Bay Ridge High School.  She proudly worked on Wall Street in New York City before moving to Dallas, Texas where she met and then married Edwin Orzada in 1960.  The family moved to Savannah in 1968.  In Savannah, Kathleen was highly involved in her children’s edu ...

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William Ansel (Butch) Daniel - FEB 04, 2022

William Ansel (Butch) Daniel

The perfectly pitched voice of William Ansel "Butch" Daniel was silenced on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, when he peacefully crossed over to join other members of his family in the next life. A celebration of Butch's life will be held Sunday, February 20, 2022, at 2 pm at Tubby's Tank House in Thunderbolt. Fox & Weeks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. It was Mr. Daniel's wish to be cremated. Born January 21, 1951, in Thomaston, GA to William "Bill" Daniel and Lucille Williams Daniel. Butch was a happy, shy child who exhibited musical talent early on. ...

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Harold Glover - FEB 03, 2022

Harold Glover

Harold Glover passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on February 3, 2022. Harold was born in Stillmore, GA to the late Fred C. Glover and Ruth Kennedy Glover. In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Burnside Glover; brothers, Fred Glover and his twin, Harry Glover; sisters, Mary Glover Stephens and Catherine Glover Cox; and many nieces and nephews. Harold is survived by his children, David Glover, Amy Glover-Giusto and her husband Victor; grandchildren, Nicholas and Michael Giusto. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Janice ...

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Margaret Ann Drawdy Szeker MAR 30, 1932 - FEB 02, 2022

Margaret Ann Drawdy Szeker

Margaret Ann Drawdy Szeker, 89, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Margaret was born on March 30, 1932 in Savannah to the late John B. and Elizabeth Geilow Drawdy. She attended Commercial High School and was a member of New Life Foursquare Church of Milledgeville for more than thirty years.  Margaret married the late Frank Stephen Seker/Szeker and spent 52 years living the life of a military wife, raising four children, and traveling the country.  She was a loving and devoted mother whose passion was her family.  In a ...

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Walter Hugh O'Leary DEC 26, 1937 - FEB 01, 2022

Walter Hugh O'Leary

Walter Hugh O’Leary passed from this life to his place in heaven on February 1, 2022.  Born in Waltham, Massachusetts on December 26, 1937, Walter was the eldest son of John and Anne (MacInnis) O’Leary and brother to Catherine Spillane and John O’Leary (all predeceased). Walter grew up in Watertown, Mass where he attended St. Patrick’s High School.  He then earned a degree from Boston College where he was a member of Alpha Kappa Psi. Upon graduating from college in 1960, Walter married Shirley Anne (Sampson), became an Army Reservist, and began his nearly f ...

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Jean Clark Smith JUL 23, 1937 - FEB 01, 2022

Jean Clark Smith

Jean Clark Smith joined the Church Triumphant and was reunited with her family on February 1, 2022. Jean was born on July 23, 1937, to Alfred and Margie Clark in Columbus, GA. While her dad was in the Army, Jean lived in Tokyo, Japan, as a child. After graduating from Jordan High School in Columbus, Jean married Donald Clyde Smith, who adored her.Jean and Don were married 53 years when Don died in 2008. During Don’s career with Eastern Airlines, he and Jean lived in Columbus, Peachtree City, and Savannah. While in Columbus, Jean worked for Burnham’s and then two churches, Cas ...

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Theresa Louise Highsmith APR 21, 1941 - JAN 31, 2022

Theresa Louise Highsmith

Theresa L. Highsmith, affectionately known to many as “Miss Lou”, passed away Monday January 31, 2022 at the young age of 80. Lou was born April 21, 1941 in Savannah Georgia to her parents Sandy and Myrtie Sandiford. She resided in Garden City for over 50 years. Her passions in life included gardening, making videos, love of animals, and making people laugh with incredible stories from her life’s journey. Never to be forgotten by her loving partner Dave, her 2 daughters, Terri and Connie, 3 grandchildren Sandy, Sam, and Karlie, and 5 great-grandchildren, along with a lif ...

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Nancy Deal Birkheimer MAY 15, 1948 - JAN 30, 2022

Nancy Deal Birkheimer

On Sunday, January 30, 2022, the Lord received Nancy Deal Birkheimer into His arms after an eight-year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She passed away peacefully at the age of 73, in her home surrounded by her family. Nancy was born on May 15, 1948, near Glenville, GA, and attended Jenkins high school in Savannah, GA. Upon graduating with a degree in history from Armstrong State College in 1991, she furthered her education in historical preservation and archeology. She worked at the Georgia Historical Society, and some of her research projects can be found there. In her free time, Na ...

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Captain Thomas A. Tracy JUL 05, 1944 - JAN 29, 2022

Captain Thomas A. Tracy

Captain Thomas Ames Tracy, died peacefully on Saturday, January 29,2022, at NE Ga. Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. with his loving family at his bedside.  Tom was born in Bristol, CT.on July 5, 1944.  He then moved to New Britain, CT where he grew up and attended Hight School.  In June 1964, Tom enlisted in the United States Air Force.  He was stationed at Hunter Air Force Base in Savannah Ga.  in December of 1964 as a medical technician where he met and married the love of his life for 54 years Margie in May of 1967.  Tom received an honorable discharge fro ...

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Lois Jacqueline (Jackie) Carpenter JUN 27, 1925 - JAN 28, 2022

Lois Jacqueline (Jackie) Carpenter

Lois Jacqueline “Jackie” Carpenter, of Savannah, Ga., entered eternal rest on January 28, 2022, at Hospice of Savannah, surrounded by her family. Born on June 27, 1925 in Sylvania, Ga., Jackie was the second daughter of seven children of Edward Lampkin Bazemore and Lila Encil Bazemore. She helped raise several nieces and nephews before having two children of her own, after finally getting married at the “spinster” age of 23. Jackie worked at Savannah Morning News, Hillcrest Abbey, and retired from Sears Roebuck after 17 years. She and Harry were dedicated members ...

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Deborah Dianne Lucas Reece OCT 10, 1953 - JAN 28, 2022

Deborah Dianne Lucas Reece

Deborah Reece (gather.app) for livestream of private family service at 3:30 p.m. on February 4, 2022. Deborah Diane (Lucas) Reece was born on October 31,1953 to Helen Elizabeth (Brown) Lucas in Topeka, Kansas. Deborah was raised in Great Bend, Kansas and moved to Kansas City, Kansas and Portland, Oregon where she raised her family. She retired from Schneider Industries. Deborah was a creative artist with a true gift of drawing as well as a gifted singer. Deborah loved the Lord. To her, the most important gift was her gift of powerful prayer, and she loved sharing her gift with everyone ...

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Joseph W. "Jody" Oetgen, Jr. AUG 12, 1956 - JAN 27, 2022

Joseph W.

Joseph William “Jody” Oetgen, Jr., age 65, passed away on January 27, 2022 at Candler Hospital in Savannah, GA with his mother Sarah at his side. In addition to his mother, Sarah Oetgen of Savannah, Jody is survived by his Brother William Eugene “Gene” Oetgen of Savannah; his niece Tori (Phillip) Campbell and great nephews Grant and Miles Campbell of Atlanta; and numerous cousins. He is preceded in death by his father Joseph William Oetgen, Sr.; cousin Dick Oetgen; Aunts Frances Henderson, Diane Strickland, and Margerite Arnett; and his Grandparents Alec and Mamie Fo ...

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Shirley Ann Bryant Hall - JAN 27, 2022

Shirley Ann Bryant Hall

Shirley Ann Bryant Hall, 71, passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 7, 2022 at Savannah New Covenant Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 5100 LaRoche Ave.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery.   The full obituary will be published as soon as available. ...

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Dr. Charles Allen Warren MAR 28, 1943 - JAN 26, 2022

Dr. Charles Allen Warren

Dr. Charles Allen Warren Savannah, GA Dr. Charles Allen Warren died on the morning of January 26, 2022 in Pooler, Georgia with his wife and daughter at his side. He was born in Millen, Georgia to Allen Johnson Warren and Mildred Rebecca Hooks on March 28, 1943 and later moved to Chicago, Illinois. He was a studious man always burning with curiosity. He grew up a WW2/post WW2 Army brat moving around from Industrial City Gardens, Georgia, to New Jersey, to Connecticut, to Oklahoma to Texas, back to Garden City Georgia. As a boy in the 1950s he was very interested in science. He and his ...

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Mary Stimson McNamara APR 20, 1950 - JAN 26, 2022

Mary Stimson McNamara

Mary Stimson McNamara died peacefully at her winter home in Savannah, GA on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022. She died surrounded by her loving family of five children and eight grandchildren. Mary and her husband Read recently moved from Nashville to Savannah. Mr. McNamara served as an Assistant Dean of The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University from 2010 to 2018. Mary was born in Pasadena, CA on April 20, 1950. She was the eldest of three children born to Nancy Rounds Stimson, native of Auburn, Maine, and Charles Ewing Stimson of Pasadena, CA. She graduated from the Westridge ...

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Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Hilsman Smith - JAN 26, 2022

Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Hilsman Smith

Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Hilsman Smith loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend left this world on January 26, 2022 in St. Petersburg, Florida. She passed away on her 83rd birthday. She was the daughter of Mary Elizabeth Milligan and Colonel Edward Hamilton Hilsman of Dade City, Florida. She cherished her stepfather, Hamilton Hayne, and his career took the family to several beautiful locations across the country. Beth was particularly fond of Evanston, Illinois. She would often share memorable experiences of attending boarding school at Kemper Hall in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Beth went on ...

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Charles Hunter Warner, Jr. - JAN 25, 2022

Charles Hunter Warner, Jr.

Charles Hunter Warner Jr., 88, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, surrounded by his loved ones. Charles was a graduate of Armstrong State College in Savannah and an active member of White Bluff Presbyterian Church for nearly 60 years. Charles proudly served his country by joining the U.S. Navy in 1952.  Upon completion of service to his country, he returned to a lifetime career with the railroad. He retired as a CSX (Chessie Seaboard Consolidated) Executive Sales Manager after 44 years.  Charles was restless in his retirement and wanted to continue to be active an ...

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Robert L. Zuccarini - JAN 25, 2022

Robert L. Zuccarini

Robert L. Zuccarini, 88, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at his residence.  He was born December 15, 1933 in Keota, Missouri to the late Americo and Josephine Bonuchi Zuccarini.  Robert played minor league baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1950’s, and later in life enjoyed playing softball with the Oldtimers League in Savannah.  He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1997.  He was an active communicant of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, and a recipient of the Bishop Gartland award, of which he was very proud of.  He is survived by hi ...

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Alice (Cissie) T. Victor JAN 15, 1944 - JAN 25, 2022

Alice (Cissie) T. Victor

Alice T. Victor, affectionately known to her friends and family as ‘Cissie’,  passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, January 25th at the young age of 78 years and 10 days.   Cissie was born Alice Ruth Thompson on January 15th, 1944 in Greensboro, GA to her parents Andrew Dean Thompson and Henrietta Thompson, nee White.  She had three brothers, William, Dean, and Mason Thompson.  Cissie was a majorette in high school and was on Pandora’s Court at The University of Georgia.  After majoring in Journalism, she married and had two children, James Keith ...

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Jerry Douglas Sindler - JAN 24, 2022

Jerry Douglas Sindler

Jerry Douglas Sindler, 71, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at Candler Hospital.  He was born December 2, 1950 in Illinois to Jerry C. and Wava Stump Sindler.  Jerry worked for Parson’s Corporation at the Savannah River Site.  He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Debra Sanford Sindler, his four children, Jacque Sindler, Jason Sindler, Vanessa Sindler, and Jordan Vogel, grandchildren, Amee, Christopher, Parker, Greyson, and Alex, as well as four great-grandchildren.   ...

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Ann (Anka) Spodnik Mikuliak - JAN 24, 2022

Ann (Anka) Spodnik Mikuliak

Ann T Mikuliak,  March 5, 1930 – January 24, 2022 Ann (Anka) Spodnik  Mikluliak,  age 91,  went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 24, 2022.   Born in Hastings on the Hudson, in N.Y.  Ann met the love of her life at the Otis Elevator Company in Yonkers, NY.  They married in 1957 and were happily married for 43 years.   She was a resident of Rivervale, NJ prior to her and Bill moving to Savannah, GA in 1993.     Beloved wife of the late William “Bill” Mikuliak who passed away in 2000.  Devoted a ...

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Jane Patricia Burns NOV 26, 1943 - JAN 24, 2022

Jane Patricia Burns

Jane Patricia Burns, died peacefully on Sunday January 23, 2022 in Savannah, GA with her husband and son at her side.  To know Jane was to know love. Jane was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 26, 1943, the daughter of John Francis "Jack" and Philamay (Deangeles) Flanagan. Jane was raised in Drexel Hill, PA along with her older brother John, and younger siblings Philamay ("Biz"), Patricia (Patsy) and Frank. She graduated from Archbishop Prendergast high school in Drexel Hill in 1961.   Following high school, Jane obtained her nursing degree. She l ...

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William (Bill) Veal JAN 28, 1949 - JAN 24, 2022

William (Bill) Veal

William "Bill" Veal, 72, of Savannah passed away January 24, 2022. For those who knew Bill knew he was an enthusiastic storyteller. His personal story began on January 28, 1949, born to William Nathan and Dorothy Dean Shuman Veal in Savannah. After graduating from Groves High School in Garden City, Bill went on to complete some college and held countless jobs that were included in his storytelling. most notably working in a retail shoe store, serving in the military during the Vietnam War, and finally retiring from the United States Postal Service. William "B ...

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Murray C. Perlman JUL 26, 1932 - JAN 23, 2022

Murray C. Perlman

Murray C. Perlman passed away peacefully the afternoon of January 23rd with the love of his friends and family surrounding him. Murray was born in Savannah, GA on July 26, 1932 to Morris Perlman and Helen Schwartz Perlman. He was a lifelong resident of Savannah and a graduate of Benedictine Military School and Spring Hill College in Alabama. Murray met Wayne Spear at a party in Atlanta in the mid 1960’s. They soon became life partners in a loving relationship that lasted for over 50 years. In 2015 Murray and Wayne were legally married and, in true Savannah tradition, they were ...

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Carol Sue Vitt NOV 30, 1948 - JAN 22, 2022

Carol Sue Vitt

Carol Sue Vitt, 73, of Inverness, FL, passed away January 22, 2022.   Carol was born on November 30, 1948 to Larry and Pearl Vitt in Fostoria, Ohio.  She lived in Fostoria until her high school years, moving to Miami, Florida to live with her beloved brother Larry “Bud” Vitt and his family.  Carol graduated from North Miami Senior High.   After graduation, she met Bill Leftwich and they wed in 1968, going on to have two children, Brian and Jesse. Carol fulfilled a lifelong passion to help people by obtaining her nursing license, graduating fro ...

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John Anthony O'Neil, Jr. - JAN 22, 2022

John Anthony O'Neil, Jr.

John Anthony O’Neil, JR, passed peacefully on Saturday morning, January 22, 2022 surrounded by members of his family. A native Savannahian, John attended Blessed Sacrament School and was a proud graduate of the 1960 class of Benedictine Military School. He attended Armstrong Junior College and was a 1965 graduate of The Georgia Institute of Technology. He immediately entered his banking career, working for First Union in North Carolina. In 1970 he returned to Savannah to join Liberty Mutual Bank (Suntrust) where he remained until he retired in 2008. During these years John was invol ...

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Genevieve Pinckney O'Connor AUG 18, 1929 - JAN 22, 2022

Genevieve Pinckney O'Connor

Genevieve Pinckney O’Connor died peacefully in her home surrounded by family on January 22nd, 2022. Genevieve was born August 18, 1929 in Pinckney Colony, SC to Annie Haye and Joseph Oliveris Pinckney. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Daniel “Doc” O’Connor Jr, daughters, Mary Christina O’Connor Mock and Ellen O’Connor Ripley, great-grandson, Patrick “Pate” Joseph O’Connor III and siblings: Frances, Marie, Betty, Clara, Ollie, Linny, Carroll and Butch Lowenthal. Genevieve attended Saint Vincent’s Acade ...

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William "Bill" R. Klein OCT 19, 1949 - JAN 22, 2022

William

William “Bill” R. Klein, 72, died January 22, 2022 Born in Columbus, Ohio on October 19, 1949, he lived in Savannah most of his life. Graduated from Jenkins High School. Went to Armstrong College for many years just to be the tennis court supervisor and finally graduated with a BS in Business. He retired from the Army National Guard. He pursued his dream of flying, becoming a private pilot. He was well liked and respected at the airport. His other passion was going to the shooting range with friends, nephews, and nieces. He enjoyed sitting by the pond with his pond buddies. H ...

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Joyce Gupton Hutchinson NOV 13, 1931 - JAN 21, 2022

Joyce Gupton Hutchinson

Joyce Gupton Hutchinson, 90, died peacefully on Friday, January 22, 2022. Born in Atlanta, GA on November 13, 1931 to the late Ford and Alexa Bowen Gupton, Joyce lived most of her life in Savannah. She retired from C&S Bank on Bull Street after many years of service.  Joyce loved her family and friends. She especially enjoyed creating memories with her children and grandchildren as they traveled the country in an RV.   In addition to her parents, Joyce was predeceased by her husband, Merle David Hutchinson.  She leaves behind to cherish her memory, a son and ...

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Janet M. Evans MAY 08, 1935 - JAN 21, 2022

Janet M. Evans

Janet M. Evans (nee Anderson) went to her eternal home on January 21, 2022 at the age of 86 years.  She was the beloved wife of the late Michael C. Evans; dearest mother of Ann (Dr. Patrick) Helfenbein, Mary (Mark) Monson, Carol (Brian) West, and Paul Evans; devoted grandmother of Patrick and Sharon Helfenbein, George and Laura West, Lydia and David Evans; dear sister of Madeline (Dr. Martin) White and dear sister-in-law to Sue (late John) Sullivan.  She is further survived by other nieces, nephews, and friends.     Janet lived the last 8 years of her life in assiste ...

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Glenda (Enda) Sue Harden Anderson AUG 10, 1940 - JAN 20, 2022

Glenda (Enda) Sue Harden Anderson

Glenda “Enda” Sue Harden Anderson, died peacefully on Thursday, January 20, 2022 surrounded by members of her family.  Glenda was a very kind, special lady and it was obvious the moment you met her. Glenda was the youngest of three daughters born on August 10, 1940 to J.L. and Allene Harden in Laurens County, Georgia. She attended Stilson Elementary, Southeast Bulloch High School and graduated from Georgia Southern University and the University of Georgia graduate program. She was a Business Education public school teacher and retired after 35 years, the last 32 at Clarke C ...

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Herschel Lee Siebert, Sr. - JAN 19, 2022

Herschel Lee Siebert, Sr.

Herschel Lee Siebert, Sr., (94) passed away on 19 Jan 2022.  He was born on 7 Feb 1927, in Charleston, SC, to Theodore Charles Siebert, Sr and Carolyn Elizabeth Sires Siebert.  His family moved to Savannah in the early 1930s.  Herschel attended Chatham County Public Schools and graduated from Commercial High School.  As a Boy Scout, he achieved the rank of Eagle and obtained the God and Country award.  He also served as Scoutmaster.  Herschel served in the U.S. Army, and obtained the rank of Sergeant in the Army’s 57th Field Artillery, 7th Infantry Division ...

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James S. Domnitz - JAN 19, 2022

James S. Domnitz

James Steven (Jim) Domnitz beloved husband, father, grandfather, passed away at Candler Hospital, Savannah, Georgia on Wednesday, January 19th. Jim passed away after a long and brave battle with Parkinson’s Disease and Type 1 Diabetes. Jim was often compared to Rocky Balboa for the way he faced the challenges his health afflictions brought to his life. Rocky was also his favorite movie hero.   Jim’s life’s work included being a dedicated small business owner of Studio D Photography, in Greenville, South Carolina; home to his Family for 23 years. His achievements ...

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Richard Miranda JUN 23, 1929 - JAN 18, 2022

Richard Miranda

Richard Miranda, 92, died peacefully at home on January 18, 2022 surrounded by his daughter, Mary, and son-in-law, Bob and under the loving care of the Kindred Hospice staff. Richard was born June 23, 1929, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico to Adrian and Hortensia Miranda.  As a child, Richard’s family moved to Manhattan, NY, where he graduated from The High School of Commerce.  After graduation, Richard attended Columbia University.  In 1948, Richard joined the United States Air Force.  As a 20-year veteran, Richard was a decorated Korean War Veteran and an instrumental par ...

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Esther (Essie) Dismukes Guy FEB 28, 1959 - JAN 18, 2022

Esther (Essie) Dismukes Guy

Esther Dismukes Guy “Essie” passed peacefully on January 18, 2022 after a brief illness. She was born in Thomasville, Georgia on February 28, 1959. Essie graduated from Thomasville High School in Thomasville, Georgia and went on to study Recreational Therapy at Georgia Southwestern College in Americus, Georgia. Essie was a Recreational Therapist at Georgia Regional Hospital for 22 years before retiring. Growing up, Essie loved playing softball and being on the swim team. All of her summers were spent in Panacea and Cape San Blas where she joined family for various boating act ...

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John Derrick Hinely - JAN 17, 2022

John Derrick Hinely

John Derrick Hinely, 95, died peacefully on Monday, January 17th, in the home that he built, surrounded by his loving family and friends. John was born in Marlow, GA on June 2, 1926, the eldest of 4 sons of Ila & John Ralston Hinely. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Iris Williams Hinely, his parents, and brothers William K. Hinely, Bernard R. Hinely. John’s surviving family members are his two daughters, Pamela Hinely Waters (James) Jo Beth Hinely Fuller (Steven), his youngest brother Lance, (Jimmy) Hinely, three grandsons, Christopher Brett Waters (Julie), John Dustin All ...

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John William Manders FEB 15, 1938 - JAN 17, 2022

John William Manders

John William Manders, age 83, died January 17, 2022 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  He was born in Putnam, Connecticut, and had lived in Savannah many years.  He was retired from the Savannah News/Press after many years of service. He is preceded in death by his son, Scott Brown; his parents, John Eugene and Martha Harper Manders; and siblings, Leroy Manders, Marty Manders, Theron Manders, Patricia Manders, and Willard Manders. Surviving are his wife, Nancy Paulsen Manders of Savannah; sons, Mark Manders of Deerfield Beach, Fl., David (Shari) Manders of Beec ...

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Dr. Benjamin Abbott McReynolds JUL 01, 1924 - JAN 17, 2022

Dr. Benjamin Abbott McReynolds

Click Here to Livestream Dr. Benjamin Abbott McReynolds was born on July 1, 1924, to Rev Joseph B McReynolds and Maida Johnson McReynolds in Shafter Lake, Texas. He grew up in the Panhandle and South Plains of Texas as the son of a Methodist minister.  He attended Texas Tech and University Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. During medical school he was activated to the Army Special Training Unit in WWII at the age of 19. In 1945 he married Anna Barrington with whom he had three children.   He later served as a battalion surgeon in the Korean War and then the US Army Reser ...

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Vera Deal - JAN 17, 2022

Vera Deal

Vera Deal was a small and mighty person who was beloved by her family and will be well missed. She required very little of life and returned more than her share of good to the world. Her intelligence, kindness, and unfailing can-do attitude carried her through her long life. Upon graduating high school, she left the tiny town where she grew up to move to the big city of Memphis on her own to pursue a career during World War II. There, she put herself through business college and worked as a stylish office manager until she married her husband, Kenneth LeRoy Deal. Their first child, Deborah, wa ...

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David Keith Kelley AUG 09, 1951 - JAN 17, 2022

David Keith Kelley

David Keith Kelley, 70, died peacefully January 17, 2022, following a brief illness.  David was born in Syracuse, New York, but grew up in Savannah.   After graduating from Savannah Country Day School he attended Armstrong State College, achieving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1987. David retired from Lowe’s Home Improvement in 2013, but he was known primarily for his big heart and his ministry to the less fortunate.  After retirement David worked as a musician and minister with the Community of St. Joseph, an outreach of the Episcopal Church to the homeless in Savannah. ...

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Joan Saturday Brogdon - JAN 16, 2022

Joan Saturday Brogdon

Joan Saturday Brogdon passed away Sunday, January 16, 2022 in Savannah.  Joan, a native of Savannah, was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Clayton Brogdon, Sr.; her parents, Robert and Willie Saturday; her brother, Bill Saturday; and her twin sister, Jean Jeffries. Joan had a passion for the Lord and enjoyed serving him in many ways.  She retired as secretary to the Director of Missions, Savannah Baptist Association. She is survived by her sons, Clayton, Jr. (Tina) of Savannah, GA, Ricky (La’Ree) of Cumming, GA; Survivors also include four grandchildren; and s ...

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Thomas Albert "Tim" Callahan, Jr. NOV 27, 1936 - JAN 16, 2022

Thomas Albert

Thomas Albert. Callahan Jr. (Tim), 85 years of age was born to Thomas Albert Callahan (Tom) and Evelyn Callahan and raised in Pittsburgh PA. Tim was married on May 27, 1961 for 61 years of togetherness to the love of his life, Alice. She had preceded his death by 13 days as he could not live without her and are together again in heaven. They raised three children, Patrick, Michael, and Laura and have five grandchildren, Chelsey, Ashley, Kristen, Lexie, and Joshua, whom they both adored. One great, great child is on her way.  He is also survived by his sister, Bonnie, and brother, Bill. ...

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Richard "Dick" Nichols APR 01, 1925 - JAN 16, 2022

Richard

Richard “Dick” Nichols passed away in his sleep at his Wilmington Island home on Jan 16, 2022. Richard was the fourth of five children born in Natick, MA to Henry and Greta Rice Nichols on April 1,1925. After graduation from Natick High School in 1943, Dick enlisted in the United States Army. After pilot training in the Midwest, he became a member of the Army Air Corp.  He then flew many recovery and transport missions throughout Western Europe to include Strasbourg,  Vienna , Paris and Prague helping repatriate fallen American Service members until his discharg ...

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Clarence Earl Hester, Jr. MAR 01, 1929 - JAN 16, 2022

Clarence Earl Hester, Jr.

Earl Hester passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, Marietta, Georgia.  Earl was born in Savannah, the eldest son of C.E (Sr.) and Evelyn (Witherington) Hester.  Earl graduated from the Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Ga., attended the Citadel in Charleston, SC, before serving four years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  He went on to receive a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia. On April 25, 1953, Earl married the former Illena Cox at Savannah Primitive Baptist Church in Savannah. They ...

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Debra Patricia Ketterman - JAN 15, 2022

Debra Patricia Ketterman

Debra Patricia Ketterman, 67, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 in Savannah.  She was born August 7, 1954 to the late Robert I. and Grace Rooks Ketterman.  Debra graduated from Robert W.  Groves High School, and worked for the Georgia Skin and Cancer Clinic for many years. She is survived by her brother, Robert Ketterman (Antonio) of West Hollywood, California, and her sister, Carol Hodges of Savannah.  A private family service will be held at a later date.   ...

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Juanita Bragg Corey MAR 30, 1924 - JAN 15, 2022

Juanita Bragg Corey

Thank You Lord for sharing this wonderful Lady with us, my mom, Juanita Bragg Corey.  She was born March 30, 1924 in Brundidge, Alabama to farmers, James Porter and Lois Bragg, and passed away Saturday, January 15, 2022 in Savannah, GA.  She has a sister Doris Bragg Melton of Savannah, GA, and a brother, James Owen Bragg (deceased) of Enterprise, Alabama.  The three siblings grew up as farmer’s children during the “Great Depression” with their chores to perform before school and after school.  Mom said “they didn’t have much, but they had enoug ...

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Patricia Lebeaux SEP 23, 1923 - JAN 15, 2022

Patricia Lebeaux

Patricia Lebeaux passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2022, in Savannah, GA at the age of 98.  Pat was born on September 23, 1923, in Gardner, MA.  She was the Vice President of her high school class, graduating from Gardner High School in 1941.  Following high school, she attended nursing school at Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital, graduating as the president of her class in 1944.  She maintained her nursing license for the next 74 years, finally allowing it to expire on her 95th birthday.  During her long career in nursing, she served as Head Nurse, Hospital Sup ...

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Barbara Jean Burke Fox - JAN 14, 2022

Barbara Jean Burke Fox

Barbara Jean Burke Fox, 83, passed away Friday, January 14, 2022 at Memorial Health.  She was born April 26, 1938 in North Carolina to the late Jesse and Isabelle Dow Burke.  A graduate of Armstrong College of Savannah, she founded BJ Fox Field Research, a company she ran for nearly 45 years. An active member of St. James Catholic Church, she enjoyed singing in the choir for over 40 years, serving her Lord and Savior. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Saundra Leon. “Baba” as she was affectionately called by her family, is survived ...

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Dale Alan Galley MAR 24, 1949 - JAN 14, 2022

Dale Alan Galley

Dale Galley passed away peacefully on Friday, January 14th, 2022 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Ga.  surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Grinnell, Iowa on March 24, 1949 and moved to Penfield, NY in 195 6 where he lived until he joined the Navy and spent 6 years aboard the aircraft carrier, Franklin D. Roosevelt.      He was predeceased in death by his parents Tom and DeeDee Galley, and brothers Dave and Bruce Galley.  He leaves behind his wife of 36 years, Eileen; three children, Jennifer Majewski (Jeff) of Amherst, ...

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John Barry Russell APR 11, 1969 - JAN 14, 2022

John Barry Russell

John Barry Russell, 52, of Savannah, GA, passed away on January 14, 2022. “Barry” was born on April 11, 1969, to John Russell and Sharon Forbes Russell in Savannah, GA. He attended St. James Catholic School and went on to graduate from Benedictine Military School in 1987. He then went on to study at The University of Georgia and completed his B.S. in Criminal Justice from Armstrong State University. In addition to having an entrepreneurial spirit, Barry worked in electrical sales and financial services in several locations, including Chattanooga TN., Savannah, GA., Beaufort, SC. ...

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Frederick Feus, III MAR 29, 1956 - JAN 13, 2022

Frederick Feus, III

To view a livestream of the service, please click the link below. https://my.gather.app/remember/frederick-feus-iii Frederick Feus, III, 65, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at his home in Richmond Hill.  He was born March 29, 1956 in Savannah, son of Frederick “Bubber” Feus, Jr. and Judy Feus.  The longtime resident of Richmond Hill was a 1974 graduate of Jenkins High School.  Mr. Feus was a pipefitter for over 41 years with Local #188 where he was also business manager.   He was most comfortable boating on the waters of Savannah and Richmon ...

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Elijah Joel Leggett DEC 20, 1972 - JAN 13, 2022

Elijah Joel Leggett

Thursday morning, the 13th day of January 2022, Elijah Joel Leggett, 49, bid farewell to his journey with Pancreatic Cancer with the strength, comfort, and love of his sisters by his side holding his hands. In his youth, Eli loved surfing, skateboarding, and “Freestyling” on his BMX with his brothers and friends. No amount of broken bones deterred him, he always came back for “more”! Envision shaggy blond hair, bright blue eyes, a goofy smile wearing his cut up t-shirt and vans beat-boxing and breakdancing and that’s his youth. His late teens were days filled i ...

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Elizabeth (Libbie) Gummey Cluett JUL 04, 1939 - JAN 13, 2022

Elizabeth (Libbie) Gummey Cluett

Cluett, Elizabeth (Libbie) Gummey died peacefully at home after a long illness on January 13th 2022, in Savannah, Georgia.  Fittingly, Libbie was born on the 4th of July,1939, and celebrated each day as an opportunity to expand her knowledge, passions, and circle of friends. Clever, warm, and humorous, Libbie was a cherished member of many communities and will be remembered for her intellect and dry -- often self-deprecating -- wit. Born and raised in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, Libbie was the eldest daughter of Frank and Madeline Gummey and sibling of Jenifer Gajdalo and Frank B. Gumme ...

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Mary Leggett Kelley JUN 15, 1928 - JAN 12, 2022

Mary Leggett Kelley

Mary Leggett Kelley passed away peacefully in her sleep January 12, 2022 due to complications from dementia. A native Savannahian, she was born June 15, 1928 and was a graduate of Richard B. Arnold High School. Mary was a gracious southern lady who loved her family deeply. She thoroughly enjoyed the beach (even though she could not swim), was an avid cook, a voracious reader and lover of tennis. A lifelong Catholic, Mary was a parishioner of St. Peter the Apostle Church on Wilmington Island. For a number of years, she volunteered at St. Joseph’s Hospital managing the gift shop. Mary a ...

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Bonnie Todd Green AUG 11, 1946 - JAN 12, 2022

Bonnie Todd Green

Bonnie Todd Green, age 75, died January 12, 2022 at her residence in Atlanta from natural causes.  She was a native of Savannah, had lived in New York City, and lived for an extended time in Atlanta.  She formerly worked as a flight attendant, then as a clerical assistant, before becoming disabled.  She was of the Catholic faith. Surviving are cousins, Todd Bullock, Thema Gene Piland, Linda Greenway, and Jackie Walker; and an aunt, Marie Todd. A graveside service and burial will be Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Bonaventure Cemetery. ...

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Laura Maree Rosenblum DEC 07, 1929 - JAN 11, 2022

Laura Maree Rosenblum

Laura Maree Rosenblum, 92, of Savannah, Georgia passed away peacefully on January 11, 2022.  Laura was born on December 7, 1929, in Charleston, SC.  She was raised in Moncks Corner and Charleston.  In 1948, Laura graduated from Memminger School and subsequently attended the University of South Carolina before taking a position at St. Catherine’s School in Richmond, VA.  She met her future husband, Don “Rosie” Rosenblum, while he was a cadet at The Citadel in Charleston and in 1954 they were married at the St. Catherine’s Chapel.  An Army spou ...

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Patricia Jenkins Jeffers - JAN 11, 2022

Patricia Jenkins Jeffers

Patricia Dell Jenkins Jeffers, 79, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Memorial Health.  She was born May 10, 1942 in Augusta, GA to the late Avery Augustus and Martha Council Jenkins.  Mrs. Jeffers graduated from Savannah High School and was the co-owner of American Electric Company alongside her husband.  She never met a stranger, and was loved by everyone that knew her.  She especially loved her very large family unconditionally.  Patricia had a strong Christian faith and loved the Lord with all her heart.    In addition to her parents, she was pre ...

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Lynell Williams Gay DEC 05, 1933 - JAN 11, 2022

Lynell Williams Gay

Lynell W. Gay, 88, died Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.  She was born on December 5, 1933 in Lyons, Toombs County, Georgia.  She was one of three children born to John W. Williams and Neta Snow Williams, the middle child and only daughter, and she cherished her brothers, Quinton and Jack. She moved to Savannah in 1952, and would call Savannah home for the next sixty-nine years. She began her career working at Southern Bell and retired in 1982 after 30 years of service.  After retirement, she continued to work and was employed by John Manville Company ...

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Carla Bland Rothman - JAN 11, 2022

Carla Bland Rothman

Carla Bland Rothman, 64, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Hospice Savannah.  She was born May 13, 1957 to the late Carlos Asbury and Mary Lou Bland.  Carla worked for Memorial Health University for over 20 years, and currently loved working for Gulfstream Aerospace.  Carla had a special love for all her chihuahuas, taking care of her fruit trees and garden, and especially keeping up with her daughter.     She is survived by her daughter, Jherra Filer, her grandson, Dominick, her sister, Karen Donell, her brother, Kenny Bland and his wife Nina Bland ...

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Edith Moore Kuhlke - JAN 10, 2022

Edith Moore Kuhlke

Edith Moore Kuhlke passed away on January 10, 2022. The lifelong Savannah resident was born in 1926 to Bernhardt and Frances Parker Kuhlke. After graduating from Savannah High School and Armstrong Junior College, she was employed by the National Gypsum Company and the Savannah Morning News. She was a member of the First Christian Church and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. In addition to her parents, Edith was predeceased by her siblings Bernhardt Kuhlke, Jr., Mary Alice Anderson, Marie Donaldson, Elizabeth Kuhlke, and Werner C. Kuhlke Sr. Edie is survived by eight nieces and ...

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Mark D. Todd - JAN 10, 2022

Mark D. Todd

Mark Douglas Todd, 72, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022 at Memorial Health.  He was born June 1, 1949 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Leonard and Delores Todd.  He attended Virginia Tech and Duke University, where he graduated with a master’s degree in chemical engineering.  Mark retired from Kemira as a Chemical Engineer, and then continued working as a consultant with companies in Georgia and Florida.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Douglas Todd. He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Peggy Todd ...

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Janet Dickinson Brown - JAN 10, 2022

Janet Dickinson Brown

Janet Dickinson Brown, 84, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Jason B. and Valerie Brown of Savannah; brother, James Dickinson (Janet) of Ohio; grandsons, Connor and Tyler Brown of Savannah and nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel M. “Pete” Brown and sister, June Smith. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.   ...

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David Ross Beall JUN 16, 1952 - JAN 08, 2022

David Ross Beall

David Ross Beall, 69, passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Memorial University Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. David was born in Savannah June 16, 1952 to Y. Allen Beall and Mary Nease Beall.  He graduated from Jenkins High School in 1970, and Armstrong State College in 1974 with a degree in Business Administration. David’s career as a Purchasing Agent began at Certainteed Plant in Garden City and continued at Gulfstream and Roper Manufacturing.  He recently retired as Contracts Administrator after 26 years with former Savannah Electric/Georgia Power ...

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Joyce Tiernan O'Rourke APR 08, 1939 - JAN 07, 2022

Joyce Tiernan O'Rourke

“It’s been a great life”, Joyce remarked to her children Matthew (Mary) Tiernan O’Rourke of San Marcos, TX and daughter Cara Margaret O’Rourke of Skidaway Island, GA. Both replied “I love you Mom”. Sadly, Joyce passed away shortly after, due to a long illness, on January 7, 2022… With both her son and daughter by her side. Born April 8, 1939 to John and Margaret Tiernan, Joyce was a Jersey girl. She grew up in the picturesque town of Glen Ridge, NJ with her two brothers Jack (Helene) and Barry (Nancy), and her younger sister Sue (Dave). She h ...

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Frances Eleanor Phillips Gordon JUN 18, 1928 - JAN 06, 2022

Frances Eleanor Phillips Gordon

Frances Eleanor Phillips Gordon, age 93, passed away on January 6, 2022 at Memorial Health University Medical Center. Prior to her retirement, she worked as a certified nursing assistant, caring for others in nursing homes. She loved going to flea markets, loved eating, and loved her cats and dogs, who miss her terribly. Surviving are her son, Franklin Atkinson; sisters, Dorothy Clanton and Mary Pickett; and brother, Frederick Phillips.  A memorial graveside service will be held Tuesday, January 11, at 11:00 a.m., at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.  ...

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Garner C. Mobley, Jr. - JAN 05, 2022

Garner C. Mobley, Jr.

Garner Cyrell Mobley, Jr. passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, January 5th at his home on Wilmington Island. Garner was known as “Sonny” by his friends and family and “Sonshine” to his grandchildren. Sonny was born on June 4, 1940 at the former Telfair Hospital in downtown Savannah. He attended Charles Ellis Elementary School, Washington Avenue Junior High, and graduated from Savannah High School in 1958. After his senior high school football season, Sonny was invited to play in the 1958 GACA North-South Allstars football game in Atlanta. He began his ...

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Jane Fraser Bowen - JAN 05, 2022

Jane Fraser Bowen

Jane Fraser Bowen died peacefully Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at her home.  She leaves behind her husband of 64 years, William E. Bowen of Savannah, three children, Donald Fraser Bowen (Catherine) of Richmond Hill, GA, William Andrew Bowen (Melissa) of Savannah, and Rebecca Bowen Boggs (Karl) of Virginia Beach, VA, grandchildren, Lennox Boggs, Stiles Bowen (Tia), Mason Bowen, Margaret Boggs, Evelyn Bowen, Woodrow Alexander Bowen, and several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Bowen taught first grade for 15 years at St. Simons Elementary, and was member of the Wesley United Methodist Church ...

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Susan Charland Andrews - JAN 05, 2022

Susan Charland Andrews

Susan Leslie Charland Andrews, 74, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022 in Savannah.  She was born November 25, 1947 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.  Mrs. Andrews worked for Home Depot, and when her children were young, she worked with the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. She was of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her brother, Andre Andrews. She is survived by two daughters, Eileen Boyd, and Gwen Anderson (Tim), two sons, Malcolm “Cole” Andrews (Deborah), and Tim Andrews (Ying), and brother, Joseph Charland. A private family prayer service was held Sund ...

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Alice Bernadette Cagney Callahan DEC 21, 1941 - JAN 04, 2022

Alice Bernadette Cagney Callahan

The sun rose on December 21, 1941, the day Alice Bernadette (Cagney) Callahan was born and set on January 4, 2022 where she gracefully entered heaven greeted by her heavenly Father, parents, sisters, and brothers whom preceded her in death.  I am sure a party commenced upon her arrival as she sang her favorite tunes. She was a great Mother…..she managed to raise up 3 children, two boys, Patrick and Michael and daughter Laura Currie, without too many broken bones and detentions.  She was a fantastic taxi driver way before Uber, provided billons of hot meals and brown bag lun ...

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Walter B. Weil - JAN 02, 2022

Walter B. Weil

Walter B. Weil, 71, died at his home on Sunday, January 2, 2022. Walter was born in Thunderbolt, GA to Frank and Selma (Sachs) Weil on March 31, 1950, and was proud to call Thunderbolt his home for his entire life.  He graduated from Benedictine Military School in 1968 and went on to receive a BA in Political Science from Georgia Southern.  In 1977, Walter married Ann Tilton of Tybee Island. He was employed by Alloy Industrial Contracting, a family away from home, for over 15 years until joining local #1475.  Walter retired from the ports in 2020 as a respected peer and me ...

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Judie C. Bridges - JAN 02, 2022

Judie C. Bridges

Judie C. Bridges, 71, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Memorial University Medical Center.  Surviving are her husband, Thomas M. Bridges and granddaughter, Jessica Bridges Holloway.  A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022 in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. ...

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Irving Eugene Gordon AUG 02, 1930 - JAN 02, 2022

Irving Eugene Gordon

Irving Eugene Gordon died Saturday January 1st, 2022, peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife, Charlotte Jeanette Gaston -Gordon, sister Joyse Marshall, sister Mariah Nelson, sister Mary L Jones, and Elise Napier.  Gene was born in Brooklyn New York, August 2, 1930. His parents were, Jeanette E. Wattley-Gordon and George Gordon. He was the oldest of five children.  He is survived by his sister, Ms. Camille Holmes of Bronx, New York and many nieces and nephews.  He was a loving husband and father to his children.  He retired from the Metropolitan Transit  Autho ...

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Bonnie Sue Hosti OCT 01, 1952 - JAN 01, 2022

Bonnie Sue Hosti

Bonnie Sue Hosti passed away on January 1, 2022 at her home on Tybee Island with her husband and daughter at her side. Bonnie was born on October 1, 1952 in Savannah, GA to George and Faye Hosti. She attended St. James School, St. Vincent’s Academy, and the University of Georgia. She was married to Norbert Chandler for forty-four years. They lived at Tybee Island. Bonnie was a speech pathologist with the Chatham County Board of Education for thirty years, with the majority of her career spent at May Howard Elementary School. She loved her work and her students. She loved the outdoors, ...

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William Warren Ashburn, III - DEC 30, 2021

William Warren Ashburn, III

William Warren Ashburn, III, 74 and affectionally known as Wick or Paka Wick, died peacefully on December 30, 2021 after a short battle with Lewy Body dementia. Most of his family was with him when he entered heaven. Born in Savannah, Wick attended Savannah Country Day School, graduated from Newberry College where he was a founding brother of their Kappa Alpha order, and from Mercer Law School.  He practiced law in Savannah as a founding partner of Ashburn, Beckmann and Lewis until 1985.  In 1982, Wick and Marjorie Manley Ashburn, also of Savannah, were married and soon moved to o ...

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Martha Turner Watson SEP 30, 1978 - DEC 30, 2021

Martha Turner Watson

  Click here to view the live stream of Martha's service. Link will be active on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 1:45 p.m. Martha Turner Watson, 43, was lost unexpectedly on December 30, 2021, leaving a legacy of uncommon strength and determination that will always be remembered by her family and friends. Born on September 30, 1978, in Savannah, Ga., she is survived by her wife, Melissa Turner, her children, Haley, Turner, Caroline and Connor; their father, William Watson, III; Melissa’s children, Grace and Claire; her mother, Martha Youmans (Bill); her brother, Stephe ...

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Harry Thomas Shore, V JAN 13, 2005 - DEC 30, 2021

Harry Thomas Shore, V

Harry Thomas Shore, V, 16, died Thursday, December 30, 2021. The native and lifelong resident of Savannah attended Savannah Country Day School and Benedictine Military School. Harry was his happiest when he was hunting and fishing. Many would know him by his beautiful smile. Surviving are his parents, Landon and Harry Shore, IV; sister, Anne Ralston Shore; maternal grandparents, Bill and Julie Lattimore of Savannah; and paternal grandparents, Carey and Ginger Shore of Savannah. Harry was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Eileen Riley Shore; maternal great-grandparents, Bill and ...

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Tamera Kay Eagleburger Price APR 12, 1966 - DEC 29, 2021

Tamera Kay Eagleburger Price

To view a livestream of the service, please click the link below. https://my.gather.app/remember/tamera-price On December 29th, 2021, Tamera Kay (Eagleburger) Price: wife, mother, sister, and follower of Christ, passed away from breast cancer. At the time of her passing, she was surrounded by her family. Born on April 12th, 1966, in Fair Grove, MO, Tamera was the second child of Carolyn Ray and Larry Eagleburger. After graduating from Buffalo High School in 1984, Tamera attended Drury University in Springfield, MO and graduated with a B.A. in Accounting in 1988. She began her career a ...

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Joseph Chandler Kinsey, Jr. MAY 20, 1933 - DEC 29, 2021

Joseph Chandler Kinsey, Jr.

Joseph Chandler Kinsey, Jr. (Chandler), born May 20, 1933, died peacefully on December 29, 2021 at Azalealand Nursing Home. Chandler was born in Savannah, GA, the only son of Joseph Chandler and Gladys Nelson Kinsey. His father was sent to Brazil with Anderson Clayton Co.  While they lived there, Chandler had the honor of meeting Amelia Earhart when she had dinner at his home.  They returned to Columbus, MS where he grew up, until entering high school at Druid Hills High in Atlanta, GA.  Upon graduation in 1951, he went to Clemson College, graduating with a BS degree in 1955, ...

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Tina Marie Johnson MAY 08, 1972 - DEC 28, 2021

Tina Marie Johnson

Tina Marie Johnson, 49, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 28,2021 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah, GA with her children by her side. Tina was born in Tampa, FL but spent most of her life in Jacksonville, FL until she moved to Effingham County with her fiancé. Tina is preceded in death by two of her daughters, Heather Keen and Brandi Carr; her mother, Patricia Singleton (Jim); and a sister, Pamela Crooms. She is survived by her fiancé, James Fort; father, Allan Crooms (Janie); sisters, Tracy Crooms and Melissa Baxley ...

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Sarah Neville Ernst MAY 15, 1921 - DEC 28, 2021

Sarah Neville Ernst

Sarah Lanier Neville Ernst, 100, passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.  She was born May 15, 1921 in Glennville, GA to the late Bennie and Levy Neville.  She was retired from SunTrust Bank in 1981, was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Temple, and the Chapel Sunday School class. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard L. Ernst, Jr., brother, Eldred Neville, and her sisters, Lois Nichols and Bea Veale. Mrs. Ernst is survived by her daughter, Sherree L. Ernst, son and daughter-in-law, Howard L. Ernst, ...

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Courtney Ross Clark JUL 17, 1924 - DEC 28, 2021

Courtney Ross Clark

Courtney Ross Clark died peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia on December 28, 2021.   He was born on July 17, 1924, to his parents, James Patrick and Marjorie Clark, in Jacksonville, Texas. Courtney grew up in a multi-generational home in Troup, Texas, with his sister, Patricia, delivering papers on his beloved horse, Buck, working at the Johnson-Tucker Drug store and graduating as Valedictorian of his class of 1941 at the age of 16. Courtney attended Tyler Junior College and Texas A&M, then decided to enlist in the Army Air Corps Cadet Program in 1943. After bombardier tr ...

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Ronald Elmgren Teeple, Sr. (Ron) FEB 14, 1938 - DEC 28, 2021

Ronald Elmgren Teeple, Sr. (Ron)

Ronald "Ron" Elmgren Teeple, Sr., 83, of Savannah, Georgia died Tuesday morning, December 28, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Savannah, Ron was a son of the late Charles Alexander Jacobson Teeple, Sr. and the late Mildred Lucile Elmgren Teeple. Ron graduated from Savannah High School and received a scholarship to play football at Furman University before receiving his degree in Accounting from the University of Georgia. After college Ron enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and served six months active duty and six years in reserves. Ron began his accounti ...

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Carrie Henderson MAY 19, 1925 - DEC 28, 2021

Carrie Henderson

Carrie Henderson, 96, of Savannah passed away in the early morning hours of December 28, 2021, at Harmony Assisted Living. Carrie, a Sears Retiree, was born in Goodwater, AL on May 19, 1925, daughter of J.W. and Inez Lacey. She was the oldest of four daughters and the last one to go home to our Lord. A 1942 graduate of Winterboro High School, she married Jack I. Roberts on January 6, 1945, at the end of World War II. Carrie and Jack moved from Columbus to Savannah for Jack’s employment with Union Camp. They were parents to three girls and one son. Carrie was a stay-at-home Mom ...

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Susan Buttimer Coleman - DEC 27, 2021

Susan Buttimer Coleman

Susan Buttimer Coleman died peacefully at her home on Monday December 27, 2021.   Susan was born in Savannah, GA to Martha Sims Buttimer and Patrick Joseph Buttimer, Jr. on April 7, 1956.  Susan attended Blessed Sacrament School and graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy, Class of 1974.  Susan received a Radiology Certification from Memorial Hospital.  After stints in Augusta, Jacksonville and West Palm Beach Susan finished her career as an MRI Technician at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah after thirty-six years of service. Susan’s most important r ...

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Therese Eloise Saunders Leonard MAY 19, 1948 - DEC 27, 2021

Therese Eloise Saunders Leonard

Therese Eloise Saunders Leonard, 73, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Monday, December 27, 2021, the feast of St. John the Beloved, surrounded by her loving sons and family. Therese was born to the late Arthur Lloyd Saunders, Jr. and Theresa Cooper Saunders May 19, 1948 in Savannah, Georgia.  She was raised downtown on Brady and Waldburg Streets in a loving household with many fond memories which she often shared. She attended Cathedral Day School where she excelled in athletics and was a 1966 graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy.  She cherished her education, was a prou ...

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William Daniel "Billy" Reiser MAR 03, 1951 - DEC 26, 2021

William Daniel

Thunderbolt, GA William Daniel “Billy” Reiser, 70, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center with his wife by his side. Billy was born in Savannah on March 3, 1951 to the late Dan and Corine Todd Reiser.  He grew up on Wilmington Island, but had retired to Isle of Armstrong, Thunderbolt. He was a former home builder and loved the construction trade.  He also loved cruises, the beach, outdoor music venues, attending Nascar races, and cheering on UGA football, all with a cold Budweiser in hand. Billy could be stubborn in nat ...

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Lucy Mack Barrett - DEC 26, 2021

Lucy Mack Barrett

Lucy Mack Barrett passed away on December 26, 2021, in Savannah, GA, at the age of 96. She was born Lucy Swann Mack on April 27, 1925, in Atlanta to Joseph Bingham Mack and Lucy Swann Mack. As a child she lived across the South in Atlanta, Chattanooga, Jackson, MS; and Nashville, where she graduated with honors from Hillsboro High School.  In 1946 she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Vanderbilt University, where she joined the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and would become a lifelong Vandy fan. After a stint working in statistics, she obtained a teaching credential f ...

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Shirley Marguerite Mehrens Rice - DEC 25, 2021

Shirley Marguerite Mehrens Rice

Shirley Marguerite Mehrens Rice, 100, passed away on Christmas morning at Buckingham South.  She was born in Ft. Calhoun, NB, daughter of Henry A. and Marguerite Ketchmark Mehrens.  Mrs. Rice met and married her future husband, Richard L. Rice. a student attending Creighton University Law School, in 1948.  Mrs. Rice was a graduate of the University of Nebraska School of Nursing.   She was a registered nurse for many years having worked at the University Hospital in Augusta GA, Walton Army Hospital in Fort Dix, NJ, Moody Nursing Home in Decatur GA.  While statio ...

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Mary Marlowe Wallace - DEC 25, 2021

Mary Marlowe Wallace

Mary Marlowe Wallace, 95, passed away December 25, 2021 at The Oaks @ Habersham.  She was born December 12, 1926 in Savannah to the late William F. and Madelyn R. Marlowe.  Mrs. Wallace was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Temple, where she loved working with children in the daycare.  For many years, she also worked at Grove Park Kindergarten and Day Care.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Preston Victor Wallace, and her daughter-in-law, Kay Wallace. Mrs. Wallace is survived by two sons, Edward F. Wallace, and his wife Gloria, ...

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Max Rudesal Dowis FEB 06, 1931 - DEC 24, 2021

Max Rudesal Dowis

Max Rudesal Dowis, 90 of Athens, Georgia passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 24, 2021. He was born on February 6, 1931. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Dowis of Lavonia, Georgia. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joyce Craft Dowis; daughter, Dorinda; sons, Mays and Michael (Cindy); and three grandchildren, Cathleen, Thomas, and Nathan, as well as one brother, Ben Dowis and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by two daughters, Deirdre and Emily. Max was a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in education. He taught and coached football f ...

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Jennifer Anne Pappas Hietanen - DEC 23, 2021

Jennifer Anne Pappas Hietanen

Jennifer Anne Pappas Hietanen, 50, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021 surrounded by family. She was born in Bentonville, Arkansas, daughter of Kenneth Pappas and Shannon Mason Clift. She attended elementary school in Bentonville before moving to Fort Smith, AR. After graduating Fort Smith High School, Jennifer attended Westark College receiving an Associate of the Arts degree and later a Bachelor of the Arts, Liberal Arts from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. After obtaining her degrees, she gained vast experience in sales and marketing t ...

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Lou Ada Shonerd MAY 02, 1940 - DEC 23, 2021

Lou Ada Shonerd

Lou Ada Shonerd, 81, died peacefully on Thursday,  December 23, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.  The Webster City, IA native was a longtime resident of Cedar Rapids, IA before moving to Savannah. After Lou graduated from Webster City High School in Webster City, she attended the Electronic Radio-Television Institute in Omaha, NE where she trained as a Teletypewriter Operator. Lou moved to Washington, DC to work for the CIA. In Washington, Lou met and fell in love with her future husband, James Shonerd. James and Lou were married on June 5, 1960, they ...

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Evelyn Marie "Penny" Griffin - DEC 23, 2021

Evelyn Marie

Evelyn M. Griffin, 76, died peacefully December 23, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was born December 5, 1945, in Savannah, the daughter of John Herbert Oldfield Sr. and Evelyn Marie Oldfield (Brown). Penny married the love of her life, Curtis Arnold Griffin, on January 18, 1980. They celebrated 41 years of marriage. She retired from the Chatham County Courthouse. Her pastime included painting, baking, and spending time with family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, John Allen Barker. Surviving in addition to her husband, Curtis Arnold Griffin, ar ...

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Roddy J. Hatch, Jr. - DEC 23, 2021

Roddy J. Hatch, Jr.

Roddy James Hatch, Jr., widower of Margaret Madison Hatch, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2021 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah, GA at the age of 92 Roddy, born January 5, 1929, was the eldest son of Roddy J. Hatch and Rosemary Paul Hatch. He attended elementary school at Sacred Heart Catholic School and high school at Benedictine Military School, class of 1947. Following high school Roddy served his country in the United States Air Force. On his return to Savannah, he began a career in the train industry beginning with the S&A and the Central of Georgia and retiring w ...

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Elizabeth Traber Brightwell Chappell - DEC 21, 2021

Elizabeth Traber Brightwell Chappell

Elizabeth Traber Brightwell Chappell  1941 - 2021 Betty Chappell, 80, passed away quietly, surrounded by loving family, in Savannah on Tuesday, December 21st, 2021. Betty was born in Athens, Georgia on September 29, 1941 to Eugene Edwin (Captain, US Army, WWII) and Elizabeth Armstrong Traber. Her hometown was Madison, Georgia, where she attended Morgan County High School.   Betty graduated with a BSEd in 1963 from the University of Georgia and was a member of Phi Mu Fraternity, as were her mother, sister, and a daughter. She met her first husband, Charles Sanders Brightwell ...

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Kelly Ann Givens - DEC 21, 2021

Kelly Ann Givens

Kelly Ann Givens, 57, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Memorial Health.  Kelly was born October 16, 1964 in Akron, Ohio.  She attended elementary, middle, and high school in Ohio.  In 1988 she moved to Savannah, where she worked as a Deputy Clerk for Chatham County for over 30 years.  After retirement, she went to work for the Law office of Jeffrey Hanna.  She was a member of the Coastal Corvette Club, where she served at secretary for over 10 years.  She was also a member of the Mustang Club, which was her current passion.  Kelly loved life, and was ...

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Teresa Dixon Garafolo East (Terri) SEP 10, 1948 - DEC 18, 2021

Teresa Dixon Garafolo East (Terri)

Teresa “Terri” East, 73, surrounded by her loving familly, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2021 after a long illness. Terri was born September 10, 1948, in Savannah to the late Gordon and Joy Dixon.  She was a graduate of Hialeah High School in Hialeah, FL and the University of Akron, in Akron OH, earning a master’s degree in Clinical Science. Terri married the late Joseph Garafolo in 1969, and eventually lived in Medina, OH, where they raised their two sons, Anthony and Nicholas. Terri married Roger East on September 26, 2015 and made their home i ...

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Robert "Bob" Moran MAR 18, 1932 - DEC 16, 2021

Robert

Robert "Bob" Moran was called home on December 16th, 2021 shortly after being surrounded by his loving family and friends. Robert was born in Mason County, Kentucky. Immediately upon graduating from high school, he joined the United States Air Force. After 20 years of faithful service, he retired from the 63rd Food Service Squadron at Norton Air Force Base in California as a Staff Sergeant. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Evelyn and dear daughter Beverly. He was also preceded in death by his loving brothers Don, Billy, and Larry. He is survived by two sisters Ros ...

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Linda A. Iwanski AUG 19, 1942 - DEC 15, 2021

Linda A. Iwanski

Linda A. Iwanski, 79, of Richmond Hill, GA, died Wednesday, December 15, 2021, peacefully in her home after a courageous fight with cancer. Born August 19, 1942, in Oswego, NY, she lived in Richmond Hill the last 27 years. She was also a resident of Vandergrift, PA for 15 years. Mrs. Iwanski was a communicant of St. Anne Catholic Church in Richmond Hill. Mrs. Iwanski was preceded in death by her husband, F. Lawrence Iwanski; brother, William F. Mullen; and sister, Sr. Rose Marie Mullen, OSF. Survivors include sons, Joseph M. Iwanski of Richmond Hill and Lawrence M. Iwanski ( ...

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James W. Brady JAN 12, 1935 - DEC 15, 2021

James W. Brady

James W. Brady, 86, died peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah. He was a native of and grew up in Savannah, and was of the Baptist faith, having attended Morningside Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Georgia Tech, and was retired from Robbins Air Force Base as an electrical engineer.  He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Dovie Kitchens Brady, his brother, Charles, and niece, Frances Brady.  He is survived by a niece, Janie Cameron (Michael); nephew, David Brady; sister-in-law, Miriam Brady; and several great nieces, great nephews, and cousins. ...

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Gerald "Gerry" Ellis Levit JAN 05, 1945 - DEC 15, 2021

Gerald

Gerald (Gerry) Ellis Levit, 76, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, following a 30-year battle with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Gerry was born in Philadelphia on January 5, 1945, to Samuel and Sara Levit. A graduate of Temple University with a degree in psychology, Gerry later worked in computer programming for the federal government. He married the love of his life, Lois Gelles, in 1968 They would later move to Columbia, Maryland, to raise their family and retire in Albany, Oregon. Soon after Lois’ death, Gerry relocated to Savannah, Georgia, to be cl ...

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Mitchell L. Thompson MAY 16, 1935 - DEC 14, 2021

Mitchell L. Thompson

Mitchell L. Thompson passed away on December 14th peacefully with his family by his side at home in Beaufort, South Carolina. He leaves his wife of 65 years, Corinne "Sweet Pea" (McGee) Thompson; his son Mickey Thompson Jr., his daughter Karen Cooley and husband Chuck; Granddaughter Kiley Adams and husband Mark; Granddaughter Dr. Samantha Thompson, DVM; Grandson Mickey Thompson lll and his nephew Alan West. He was preceded in death by his parents, Weymon and Ruth Thompson and sister, Margie Thompson West and nephew, Kenneth West all of Savannah, GA.  Born in Glennville, GA ...

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Ann Rutland Kearney DEC 30, 1937 - DEC 14, 2021

Ann Rutland Kearney

Ann Rutland Kearney, passed away peacefully at home on December 14, 2021. She was born in Savannah on December 30, 1937 to Lurline and SL Rutland Sr. She graduated Savannah High School in 1955 and was a 1958 graduate of Warren A. Candler School of Nursing. She loved to tell the story of her father nearly fainting when he had to buy her nursing shoes for $8 at the start of the program. In 1959, she married Tommy Kearney and raised three incredible daughters. She and Tommy, in their own ways, kept the house full of laughter and all their bellies full of fresh seafood.  She must have head ...

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Robert Wilson Dailey APR 26, 1961 - DEC 14, 2021

Robert Wilson Dailey

Robert Wilson Dailey, age 60, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side, on December 14, 2021 after a courageous two year battle with lung cancer.  Rob was born on April 26, 1961 in Newton, New Jersey to Fred (Fritz) and Barbara Dailey. Rob was the oldest son of 5 siblings from an Air Force family, so he spent most of his childhood and early career traveling throughout various cities in the US and overseas. Rob eventually settled Savannah in 1987 and considered Savannah and Isle of Hope his true home. After an early career in the Air Force, Rob worked in finance ...

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Ray Harrell (Boots) OCT 21, 1929 - DEC 12, 2021

Ray Harrell (Boots)

Ray Harrell, 92, died Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. The Swainsboro, GA native was a longtime resident of Franklin, NC before moving to Savannah in 2020. Boots was a retired U.S. Army veteran serving with the National Security Agency. He was predeceased by his parents, James William and Reba Grizzard Harrell; two brothers, Jaybird and Tom Harrell; two sisters, Sara Harrell Ryan and Ann Harrell Bryan. Surviving are two children, Steven A. Harrell and Frances Anne Harrell; sister, Rebecca Pullin; three grandchildren, Caitlin ...

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Joseph Daryl Barr DEC 22, 1939 - DEC 12, 2021

Joseph Daryl Barr

Joseph Daryl Barr was born at home in Albany, GA on December 22, 1939 to the late Angus and Lois Pelham Barr. Since Joe was the fourth boy in the family and Christmas was imminent, his parents did not have time to arrange a birth certificate. When Joe was five, his mother manufactured an age to allow him to enter first grade. A few years later he was peddling newspapers alone on the streets of downtown Albany then bagging groceries at Colonial Stores. After graduating from Albany High School in 1957, Joe entered Georgia Southwestern College, where he played baseball, but le ...

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Franklin D. Jackson - DEC 11, 2021

Franklin D. Jackson

Franklin Donald Jackson, 87, passed away Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Memorial Health.  Mr. Frank was born September 26, 1934 in Montgomery, West Virginia to the late Ernest Wesley Jackson Sr. and Vivian Montgomery Jackson. He served in the United States Army as a Paratrooper. He worked for Hunt Wesson for 33 years and eventually retired from Southern Champion in 2009.  He loved spending time outdoors, hunting and fishing.  Mr. Frank was well known for his love of gardening and his famous green thumb.  He enjoyed spending time in his workshop making anything from tables, ...

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Clyde Barnett Shaw MAY 09, 1933 - DEC 11, 2021

Clyde Barnett Shaw

Clyde Barnett Shaw passed away peacefully on December 11, 2021, after a courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was born in Bartlesville, OK, on May 9, 1933, the son of Barnett and Jewel Tims Shaw. Clyde grew up in Phillips, Texas, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Texas. Following graduation, he enlisted in the Army and served in Germany and France. Clyde's career in the folding carton industry took him and his family to several cities and culminated in Marion, NC, as President of Laird Packaging, lnc. ln Marion, he was a leader in ...

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Frank Butler Ouzts, III OCT 11, 1949 - DEC 11, 2021

Frank Butler Ouzts, III

Frank B. Ouzts, III, 72, died Saturday, December 11, 2021. Frank was born in Augusta, GA in the fall of 1949 to the late Virginia Pierson and Frank B. Ouzts, Jr. The family moved to Savannah in 1964. Frank served with the Army National Guard and was a member of Tybee Island American Legion, Post 154. Frank and his wife Judy owned and operated Papa’s BBQ for nearly 50 years. He was a member of Georgia Restaurant Association and Buy Local Savannah.  Frank’s mission since 1972 has been to make hungry people happy. He spent countless hours working and fundraising for Savanna ...

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Robert C. "Bob" Bauman JAN 25, 1951 - DEC 11, 2021

Robert C.

Robert C. “Bob” Bauman was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 25, 1951.  At the age of 4 he moved to Spartanburg, SC following the tragic death of his parents, Philip and Loree Bauman, in a car accident.  He was raised by his aunt and uncle, Floy Caldwell Cecil and Philip Schuyler Cecil, Jr.  He lived his life eternally grateful for their care. Mr. Bauman was a 1969 graduate of Dorman High School.  In the mid-1970s he met his first wife and had his son, Robert, Jr. in 1977.  Following his son’s birth, he moved to Savannah, GA and worked as a long ...

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Peter deCordova - DEC 10, 2021

Peter deCordova

Peter deCordova, of The Landings on Skidaway Island in Savannah, GA, passed away in his home peacefully on December 10, 2021. He was 89 years old.  A memorial service will be held on April 30, 2022 at 1:30pm at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church located at  3 Westridge Rd, Savannah, GA. A reception will be held directly following the service from 2:30-4:30. Please email deCordovaReceptionRSVP@gmail.com for details if you’d like to attend the reception. Peter was born in Poughkeepsie, NY in 1932.  He was the son of the late Noel deCordova Sr. and Dorothy Kirchner deCordo ...

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Corey Armstrong - DEC 10, 2021

Corey Armstrong

Corey Tremane Armstrong, 30, passed away Friday, December 10, 2021.  He was born August 10, 1991 in Germany.  Corey attended elementary and middle school in Savannah and graduated from Jenkins High School.  He was a singer, songwriter, producer, and dancer.  He attended United Church in Pooler, and worked for his father at Traffic Jam Events.  He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Janet Armstrong, his maternal grandmother, Hana Jackson, his maternal step-grandmother, Callie Marek, and his paternal grandparents, L.M. and Holline Armstrong. Corey is survived ...

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Shirley Sue Riegel Sautter AUG 02, 1934 - DEC 09, 2021

Shirley Sue Riegel Sautter

Shirley Sue Riegel Sautter, 87, passed away December 9th, with her family by her side. She was born to the late Ormington “Ott” Mears Riegel and Doris Marie Dixon-Riegel on August 2nd, 1934, in Findlay, Ohio. She is survived by her brothers, Richard Riegel, Columbus, Ohio and Robert Riegel, Carmel, Indiana and their loving families. Shirley is married to the late Paul Fredrick “Supersonic Sid” Sautter, of Bowling Green, Ohio a decorated Air Force fighter pilot. As Paul completed 137 Combat missions over southeast Asia, flew armed nuclear warheads during the Cu ...

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Isaac J. Chappell III - DEC 09, 2021

Isaac J. Chappell III

Isaac Jess Chappell III, 83, passed away peacefully at home on the evening of December 9, 2021. Born in Dadeville, Alabama in 1938, he proudly attended Auburn University and began his working career quite humbly as a repo man in Tuscaloosa. Despite his tough origins, Jess Chappell was an immensely kind and charming man and was one of few people that would get excited to be behind someone in the grocery store line, only because he knew he had the opportunity to make a new friend. Perhaps it was this affable spirit that enabled him to climb higher and join Atlas Finance in Gadsden, ...

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John Phillip Brinas, Sr. - DEC 07, 2021

John Phillip Brinas, Sr.

John P. Brinas, Sr., 58, passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at his residence.  A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. ...

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Jerry Probst Nusloch MAR 03, 1934 - DEC 07, 2021

Jerry Probst Nusloch

Jerry Probst Nusloch, age 87, died December 7, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center.  He was born March 14, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was the son of the late George H. and Olive Probst Nusloch of New Orleans.  Jerry attended Isidore Newman School and Tulane University in New Orleans. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and was an airline captain for American Airlines for 30 years. Jerry was married to Caroline Sutter Nusloch for 56 years, and they resided in New Orleans, and New Canaan, Connecticut, before retiring to Savannah.  Jerry is fondly remembe ...

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Albert James Quigley, Jr. JUL 06, 1934 - DEC 07, 2021

Albert James Quigley, Jr.

Born on July 6, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana, Albert James Quigley, Jr. passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on December 7, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sharon Quigley, and his four children John (Debora), Bryan (Susan), Heather (Michael), and Matthew (Nicholas). His legacy includes six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  Somehow Al managed to squeeze at least eight lives into a single human lifespan. He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina and earned his first degree from Georgia Institute of Technology. After serving in the Army, ...

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Frank Drudi - DEC 06, 2021

Frank Drudi

Frank Drudi, 76, husband of Mary Mulle passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021.  A memorial service will be held at later date. The full obituary will be published as soon as available ...

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Christopher Michael Meek OCT 06, 1971 - DEC 06, 2021

Christopher Michael Meek

  To view a livestreaming of the service, click on the following link:  Christopher Meek (gather.app)   Christopher Michael Meek, age 50, passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021 in his residence. Christopher was born in Oceanside, CA and raised in Savannah. He was a 1990 graduate of Windsor Forest High School and went on to attend Armstrong Atlantic University graduating in 1995 and 2005. Christopher was employed for over 11 years at Skyler’s Restaurant, was a Respiratory Therapist for more than 20 years with Memorial Health, and was currently employed with ...

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Jack L. Richardson, Sr. SEP 28, 1927 - DEC 04, 2021

Jack L. Richardson, Sr.

Jack LeRoy Richardson, Sr., 94, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 4, 2021 at his home with family by his side. He was born September 28, 1927 in Inglewood, California to the late O. LeRoy Richardson and Gladys Jones Richardson. A World War II veteran, Jack served as a Navy Corpsman.  He is survived by his wife of 75 years, LaJune Kelley Richardson of Savannah, GA, daughter Ramona Foshee and her husband Jimmy of Savannah, son Jack L. Richardson, Jr. and his wife Kathy of Foley, Alabama, three grandchildren, David Richardson & his wife Jennifer of Remlap, Alabama, Kimberly Fo ...

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Larry Douglas (Doug) Finley OCT 09, 1960 - DEC 04, 2021

Larry Douglas (Doug) Finley

Larry Douglas Finley, 61, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Memorial Health University Medical Center. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born in the Fall of 1960 to the late Larry D. and Marjorie Smith Finley. He was a 1978 graduate of Herschel V. Jenkins High School and was employed as the Body Shop Manager at Advance Collision. Doug especially loved spending time with his granddaughter River Annabelle and spoiling her as much as he could. Doug will be remembered by his family as a loving, funny, devoted, and hardworking man. Doug enjoyed all things outdoors and watchi ...

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Lauren L. Jackson - DEC 03, 2021

Lauren L. Jackson

Lauren Louise Jackson, 35, passed away Friday, December 3, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  Lauren was born May 25, 1986 in Naples, Florida.  She was a cosmetologist.  She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Jackson.   Lauren is survived by her wife, Chris Karamalikis, her mother Laura S. Jackson, brother, Jarred Jackson, sister, Amy Jackson and many friends and family members who loved her deeply.   Lauren lived life to the fullest and always made the fun last as long as anyone would let her. She lived hard and loved hard; always wanting the b ...

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William "Bobby" Dewitt, Jr. - DEC 03, 2021

William

William Robert “Bobby” DeWitt, Jr., 64, passed away Friday, December 3, 2021 at his home.  He was born October 27, 1957 to the late William R. DeWitt, Sr. and Selby Hutchinson DeWitt.  William attended Savannah Christian Preparatory School, Jenkins High School, and Savannah Technical College.  He retired from Kraton Corporation at International Paper.  He was an avid golfer, who played every week at Mary Calder Golf Course.  He was a gun enthusiast, loved working with tools, spending time outdoors, especially working in his yard.    In addition ...

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Jasbir Singh Moka - DEC 03, 2021

Jasbir Singh Moka

Jasbir Mokha, M.S. Eng., 73, husband of Phyllis and father of sons, Amar & Nick passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Hospice Savannah, Inc.  A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m.  on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Guru Nanak Darbar in Augusta, GA.   ...

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Julian Jordan “Danny” Kight, Sr MAR 24, 1937 - DEC 02, 2021

Julian Jordan “Danny” Kight, Sr

Julian Jordan “Danny” Kight Sr. passed away on December 2, 2021 after a very long battle with Alzheimer’s. Danny was born in Savannah, Georgia on March 24th, 1937. He was the only child of Waldo & Sara Curry Kight. Danny graduated from Savannah High School in 1955, Armstrong Junior College in 1957, & Clemson University in 1962. He went on to become a State Farm Insurance Agent for over forty years. He also built several homes at the Landings and built the first office condominium complex, Waters Professional Square, in Savannah. Danny loved the Lord with all ...

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Patricia Ann Wyers Gammon - NOV 30, 2021

Patricia Ann Wyers Gammon

Patricia Wyers Gammon, 87, died Tuesday, November 30, 2021.   She was born and grew up in Denver, Colorado with years in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Oklahoma during her father’s World War II military service.  Patricia earned her bachelor’s degree from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and subsequently, two master’s degrees.  Her work experiences included lifeguard, yearbook editor, commercial artist, English teacher, financial analyst, and certified financial planner.  She believed in setting goals, planning ahead, dressing the part, and ha ...

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Stephen J. Johnson - NOV 30, 2021

Stephen J. Johnson

Stephen J. Johnson, 57, died on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at Candler/St. Joseph Hospital, Savannah, GA after a short illness. Steve was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Jessie Marion Johnson, Jr., and Marie Sanders Johnson, both deceased. He was a graduate of Thompkins High School in Savannah. Steve served honorable in the U.S. Navy from December 6, 1983, until December 5, 1987. After basic training in Orlando, FL, he was stationed at Fentress Naval Base in Virginia and then aboard the USS South Carolina. Steve was employed for many years at the Savannah Country Club where h ...

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Elmyra (Bobby) Roberta Sempsrott Fields JUL 13, 1929 - NOV 30, 2021

Elmyra (Bobby) Roberta Sempsrott Fields

Elmyra Roberta Sempsrott Fields "Bobby", 92, died Tuesday morning, November 30th, 2021 at Spanish Oaks Retreat . Born in Detroit Michigan, Bobby was the daughter of the late Glenneth Oliver Sempsrott, and Effie Mable O’Dell Sempsrott. She was a member of the White Bluff United Methodist Church. Bobby was a retired artist and held a business college degree. She loved spending time with her family, skeet shooting, playing golf, boating, playing bridge, dancing, singing and bowling.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Sheffy ...

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Dr. Christopher George Cooper JUL 21, 1948 - NOV 30, 2021

Dr. Christopher George Cooper

Dr. Christopher George Cooper died Tuesday morning, November 30, 2021, at the age of 73 in his home.  Born in Savannah, July 21, 1948, Dr. Cooper earned a PhD in psychology from the University of Georgia. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Mensa, and the Sons of the American Revolution.  Dr. Cooper was preceded in death by his parents Retired Col. James Weaver Cooper. Sr. and Helen Boston Cooper.  Surviving are a brother, James W. Cooper, Jr. and his wife, Susan, of Watkinsville, GA; nephew, James W. Cooper III and his wife, Jacqueline, of Seattle, W ...

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George R. Hunt JUN 22, 1926 - NOV 29, 2021

George R. Hunt

George R Hunt, age 95 of Savannah passed away on Monday, November 29, 2021 under the care of Hospice Savannah. George was born in Kansas City, Kansas to the late Etta and Raymond Hunt on June 22, 1926.  He attended high school in Junction City Kansas. Upon graduation, he was drafted in the US Army and was honorably discharged as a Staff SGT in 1946. After his service, he graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelors degree in Milling Engineering.  After working some time in the milling industry, he began a second career in the U.S. Postal Service, working his way up ...

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Henry Frederick Schwalbe, Jr. JUN 07, 1947 - NOV 29, 2021

Henry Frederick Schwalbe, Jr.

Henry Frederick Schwalbe, Jr – Rick to most and Ricky to his childhood friends – entered into eternal rest on November 29, 2021. He passed away peacefully and suddenly at home with his loving wife, Carol, by his side, along with his beloved dog, Jack. Rick was born in 1947 to Lilian Samples Schwalbe and Henry Frederick Schwalbe, Sr. Born and raised in Savannah, he was a native of Talahi Island and attended Savannah High School, graduating in 1965. Rick also served in the Georgia Air National Guard’s 165th Airlift Wing. Rick spent the later years of his life in his true ele ...

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MSG Clarence Kelly (Butch) Zealy, III (USAF ANG, Ret.) SEP 18, 1958 - NOV 28, 2021

MSG Clarence Kelly (Butch) Zealy, III (USAF ANG, Ret.)

Clarence Kelly “Butch” Zealy, III of Savannah, passed away unexpectedly at his home on November 28, 2021. Butch was born on September 18, 1958 to Clarence K. and Barbara M. Zealy. He attended school in Savannah and later joined the Air National Guard. He was a full-time employee at the 165th Airlift Wing and retired in 2017 after 33 years of service. Butch was a master mechanic and could fix or build anything. He also enjoyed fishing, researching and reading about history, and spending time with his 16-year-old dog, Willy. Butch was preceded in death by his father, Clare ...

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Charles Burson DePue, IV - NOV 28, 2021

Charles Burson DePue, IV

Charles Burson DePue, IV Charlie DePue, IV passed away on November 28, 2021 on the campus of Santa Clara University in San Jose California. He was 19 years old. Charlie was the son of Charles DePue, III (Chad) and Stacy DePue and the brother of William (18) and Nathaniel (16). He is survived by his grandparents, Margaret Morris and Linda and Charles DePue, Jr., his aunts and uncles Lauren and Danny Huang, Dean DePue, Jay Morris and Cal Morris. A Memorial Service was held in the Parish of Saint Matthew, the Episcopal Church in Pacific Palisades. Charlie was a talented singer and per ...

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Susan Annette Cannon - NOV 27, 2021

Susan Annette Cannon

Susan Annette Cannon, 63, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.  She was born in Savannah, daughter of Harold Finley Cannon and Laura Lucille Henderson Cannon.  Susan had an outgoing friendly spirit and deeply loved her family.  She was an avid model car and airplane maker, enjoyed painting and had a loyal affection to dogs and cats. She was preceded in death by her mother, Laura Cannon and brother, William H. Cannon. Surviving are her father, Harold Finley Cannon of Bloomingdale, GA; uncle, Ronald Cannon of Byron, GA and seve ...

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Barbara Norris Benton Corkum JUL 02, 1953 - NOV 27, 2021

Barbara Norris Benton Corkum

Barbara Benton Corkum, 68, died peacefully November 26th, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital with her sister by her side. She was born July 2nd, 1953, the daughter of Julia Norris Gilbert Benton and Edward Joy Benton, Jr. Barbara attended Savannah Country Day School, graduated from The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Denver. She and Bruce Corkum were married in 1980 and lived in Alexandria, VA. She worked in the Washington, D.C., and the northern Virginia area for many years. Later, moving to Rowayton, CT, she worked w ...

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Beverly Washington Shimkus - NOV 27, 2021

Beverly Washington Shimkus

Beverly Ann (Washington) Shimkus passed away peacefully in her home on November 27th, 2021. She was born in Savannah on November 14, 1939 to Alma Elizabeth (Platt) Washington and Hammond Willingham Washington. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1957 and spent her undergraduate college years as a Pi Beta Phi at the University of Georgia where she studied English. Returning to Savannah after college, she taught English at Jenkins High School and went on to marry James Robert Shimkus. The young couple moved to North Carolina in the sixties, where Beverly fell in love with the Universit ...

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Carolyn McConnell Luck - NOV 25, 2021

Carolyn McConnell Luck

Carolyn McConnell Luck passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021 at her home.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.   ...

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Johnnie Everett Dewitt MAR 30, 1930 - NOV 25, 2021

Johnnie Everett Dewitt

Johnnie Everett Dewitt, 91, died peacefully at home on Thursday, November 25, 2021 The native and lifelong resident of Savannah was born in the spring of 1930 to the late Joseph L. and Corrine Whitaker Dewitt. Johnnie was a graduate of Savannah High School and a member of the COBRA Club. Johnnie retired from Union Camp Paper after more than 30 years of service He was an avid TV watcher, especially enjoying western themes.  In addition to his parents, Johnnie was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn Clifton Dewitt; daugher, Debra Diane Dewitt; two brothers, Franklin Dewitt and J ...

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Cameron Padgett - NOV 24, 2021

Cameron Padgett

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Tenella Brown Smith - NOV 23, 2021

Tenella Brown Smith

Tenella Brown Smith, 96, passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Pinewood Manor Nursing Home in Hawkinsville, GA. She was born in Metter, GA, daughter of the late Leon B. Brown and Essie Mae Mosley Brown.  Mrs. Smith was a longtime member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church and a homemaker. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Brackston Smith, Sr., grandson, Alfred Brackston Smith, III and daughter-in-law, Karen Davis Smith. Surviving are her children, Alfred Brackston Smith, Jr. of Hawkinsville, GA; daughter, Jo Ann Smith Spoffor ...

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Michael Gary Jordan - NOV 22, 2021

Michael Gary Jordan

Michael Gary Jorden, 55, departed this life and arrived in Heaven on November 22, 2021.  The Miami, FL native was born December 24, 1965.  He and his family moved to Savannah, GA in 1971.  He graduated from Windsor Forest High School in 1984.  He served in the United States Navy as an aviation machinist mate 2nd class.  Outside of work he was a passionate fan of the Seattle Seahawks. Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Sue Shumaker Flamer. Surviving are his father and step-mother, Cecil G. and Mildred J. Jordan, step-father, Thomas F. Flamer, da ...

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Mercer Griffith Blackburn - NOV 21, 2021

Mercer Griffith Blackburn

Mercer G. Blackburn, 94, of Savannah, GA, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family in her home on November 21, 2021. Mercer will be lovingly remembered for her generosity, faith, sense of humor, keen wit, dedication to family, hosting skills, her support and nourishment of others, and her hand-churned peach ice cream.  Mercer was born in Savannah on July 11, 1927 to Benjamin F. Griffith (Papa) and Margaret Alice Griffith (nee Pittman). She was married to James B. “JB” Blackburn for 72 years and together they attended the University of Georgia in Athens. Followi ...

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Mary Elizabeth Hewit Utzinger Roeder - NOV 21, 2021

Mary Elizabeth Hewit Utzinger Roeder

Mary Elizabeth Hewit Utzinger Roeder, businesswoman and teacher, died Nov. 21, 2021, in Savannah, GA at the age of 100. Born in Jersey City, NJ, Mary Betty intended to study drama after high school. However, she soon met Arthur Utzinger at a church dance, and married him in 1940. They had two sons during World War II, and a third shortly after. As a working mother, she opened a preschool in Plainfield, applying her knowledge of early childhood growth and development. When Art died suddenly in 1962, she decided, with characteristic practicality, that a widow raising three children needed ...

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James (Jay) S. Waddington - NOV 21, 2021

James (Jay) S. Waddington

James “Jay” S. Waddington died peacefully on November 21, 2021 in Savannah, GA, where he resided since 1974.  Jay was born in 1945 in Philadelphia, PA to Regina (Kerr) and Edwin B. Waddington Sr. He grew up in Alloway, NJ, and attended George School in Newtown, PA. He completed his undergraduate degree in Divisional Social Science at Michigan State University in 1968. While there he met and married Deborah (Debby) D. Holden of Tecumseh, MI, his wife of nearly 56 years.  Jay moved his family to Savannah in 1974 with Goodwill Industries. At Goodwill, he worked as a vo ...

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Herbert J. "Herbie" Curry, Jr. - NOV 19, 2021

Herbert J.

Herbert James “Herbie” Curry, 57, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 at his home.  He was born February 29, 1964 in Savannah to the Frances Moore Curry and the late Herbert J. Curry, Sr.   Herbie graduated from Calvary Day School in 1982.  He worked in the family business, Curry Dry Cleaners for many years before opening his own business, Curry Mobile Detailing.  He is survived by his daughter, Brittany Curry, mother, Frances Moore Curry, sister, Cathy Curry Knight (David), brother, John Curry (Lisa), and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and c ...

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JoAnn Michau Smith AUG 09, 1948 - NOV 19, 2021

JoAnn Michau Smith

JoAnn M. Smith, 73, passed peacefully at home of Alzheimer’s complications on November 19, 2021.  By her side were her husband, children, siblings, wonderful Hospice caregivers and friends.  Born August 9, 1948 to Herbert and Ann Michau in New Jersey, she and her husband moved to Savannah in 1992 and always considered herself a “Savannah girl”.  She was educated at Strayer College in Washington D.C. and worked as an executive legal secretary (and may be one of the few on this earth who still used shorthand daily) until moving to Savannah where she switched occu ...

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Linda Sue Easley Glaser OCT 29, 1946 - NOV 18, 2021

Linda Sue Easley Glaser

Mrs. Linda Sue Easley Glaser, age 75, died November 18 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  The Springfield, Ohio native had lived in Savannah many years.  She was a retired medical technician with St. Joseph’s Hospital. Surviving are her husband, Virgil Glaser; two daughters, Lori Glaser, and Sara Horan (Casey); a son, Jason Glaser (Angie); grandchildren, all of whom have a special nickname given them by their grandfather, Emily Frances (Chris) Liebner, Isacc “Fred” Horan; Kristen Leah “Lucy” Horan, Liberty “Belle” Glaser, Lincoln &ldquo ...

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Karen Sue Blevins Veal - NOV 18, 2021

Karen Sue Blevins Veal

Karen Sue Blevins Veal, 67, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Candler Hospital.  She was born in West Virginia to Stell Mae Ellis Blevins and Clifford Blevins.  Karen worked as an R.N. for many years, retiring from Pruitt Home Health.  At her request no service will be held.   ...

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Edward William Nelson, Sr. - NOV 18, 2021

Edward William Nelson, Sr.

Edward William Nelson, Sr.  passed from this life to heavenly victory on November 18th, 2021.  Ed was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1930.  He was the eldest son of Edward Hans Nelson and Lydia Amelia Nelson.  Ed had three sisters, Myrna, Enola, and Rhoda; and two brothers, Byron and Randy. Ed worked on the family property in Zion, Illinois and among his many responsibilities, taught horseback riding.  After graduating high school in Zion and completing service in the Army during the Korean War, Ed earned a degree at Lake Forest College and became an exceptional go ...

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Jimmy N. Ubernosky JUL 31, 1973 - NOV 18, 2021

Jimmy N. Ubernosky

Jimmy Newton Ubernosky , US Army Ranger, Father, Texan, Friend, Mentor, and life of the party passed away November 18, 2021, in Savannah, Georgia from complications from a stroke. Jimmy was born in Houston, TX on July 31, 1973  to the late Robert Paul Ubernosky and Barbara Jean Crenshaw. Jimmy grew up in Houston, was on the Baseball team and graduated from Spring Woods High School. Jimmy went on to have an impressive career in the US Army.  Jimmy served in the mighty, mighty 1st Ranger Bn and went from Private (E1) to SFC (E7) in the same company.  This was a huge feat that f ...

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Lou Ellen Vincent Barnes MAY 11, 2021 - NOV 17, 2021

Lou Ellen Vincent Barnes

Lou Ellen Barnes, 82, died Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Candler Hospital. The Roanoke Rapids, NC native was born in the Spring of 1939 to the late Henry and Marian Carroll Vincent. Lou was a graduate of Louisburg College in Louisburg, NC. She was a former member of the Gold Medal All-American Girls Basketball team where she played forward.   Lou's passion was helping others, so it was only natural that she chose a career in Human Resources. She worked for Magnavox in Arden, NC. before moving to Tennessee, where she was the relocation specialist. Lou briefly returned to North C ...

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Franklin (Frank) Delano Yelton DEC 06, 1932 - NOV 17, 2021

Franklin (Frank) Delano Yelton

Franklin (Frank) Delano Yelton, 88, died peacefully in his home on November 17, 2021. Frank was born in Boiling Springs, NC. He was raised alongside his brothers and a sister by his loving mother, Sallie Elison. In 1976, Frank moved to Savannah with his wife Betty.  Franklin is preceded in death by his mother, Sallie Elison; his first wife of 30 years, Betty Wall Yelton; as well as his longtime companion, Claire Rosemary Cramer; and five brothers. He is survived by two daughters, Judith Leaptrot and Robin Tarvin; son-in-law, Michael D. Tarv ...

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Paul John Davis III NOV 10, 1966 - NOV 15, 2021

Paul John Davis III

FOR A LIVESTREMING OF THE SERVICE - CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW John Davis (gather.app)   Paul John Davis,III, beloved local florist, died unexpectedly at his home on Monday, November 15, 2021. John was born on November 10, 1966 in Savannah, Georgia. A lifetime member of Calvary Baptist Temple, John spent his youth centered around his family, his church and Calvary Day School. John learned his love of flowers as a teenager and shortly after graduating from high school in 1985, John opened John Davis Florist in 1988. John’s great sense of humor and love of his family and friends ...

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William (John) Hussey JAN 29, 1979 - NOV 15, 2021

William (John) Hussey

William “John” Hussey, 42, passed away suddenly on November 15, 2021, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.  He was born in Frankfurt, Germany on January 29, 1979, and was the son of Bettye Hook Hussey and the late COL. William Van Hussey. John graduated from Texas State University and obtained the rank of Major during his service in the United States Army. After leaving the military, he joined the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer serving in Manila, Philippines; Maputo, Mozambique; Washington, D.C.; and was recently ...

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Edwin W. Lewis OCT 11, 1943 - NOV 15, 2021

Edwin W. Lewis

Edwin W. Lewis, Sr. died suddenly at the age of 78 on Monday, November 15, 2021 at his home in Savannah, GA. Edwin was born in Evanston, Il, the son of Victor and Anne (Ward) Lewis. He was educated at the Taft School in Watertown, CT and at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. In 1969, Edwin married Gloria DeCapua of Allegany, NY. They have two children. He worked as an Executive Compensation Consultant for several companies before ending his career with his own company, Lewis Consulting International. Edwin served his country with the Air Force where he earned ...

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Rimma Cullina SEP 15, 1960 - NOV 15, 2021

Rimma Cullina

Rimma Cullina, age 61, passed away unexpectedly at home on November 15. She is survived by her husband, James Cullina Jr., three nephews, and four nieces. ...

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Allene Frances Johnston Lee OCT 22, 1950 - NOV 14, 2021

Allene Frances Johnston Lee

Allene Frances Johnston Lee died peacefully in her home on Sunday, November 14, 2021 in Hardeeville, South Carolina.  Allene was born in Atlanta, Georgia as the firstborn child of Eugenia and Frank Johnston. She graduated from Herschel V. Jenkins High School in Savannah and attended Middle Georgia College in Cochran, Georgia.  In 1978, she married Terry R. Lee of Pembroke, Georgia and they have been happily married for 43 years, raising two children and sharing their grandchildren together.  Allene retired after 46 years from Cardiovascular Consultants P.C. in 2017 wher ...

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Eileen B. Brady JAN 07, 1957 - NOV 13, 2021

Eileen B. Brady

Eileen Beasley Brady, 64, of Savannah died suddenly of natural causes on November 13, 2021. Born on January 7, 1957 in Augusta, Georgia.  Eileen was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Watson Beasley and her father, Gordon Beasley.  Surviving are her two sons, Neal Brady and Nathan Brady; three brothers: Walter Beasley, Hugh Beasley and David Beasley; and four grandchildren: Ava, Levi, Ella and Maddox.  Eileen graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor Degree in with Business in Accounting.  Additionally, Eileen graduated from Armstrong State Universit ...

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Angela Tilley Sherrill OCT 21, 1975 - NOV 12, 2021

Angela Tilley Sherrill

Angela Tilley Sherrill died unexpectedly at her home in Savannah, Georgia on November 12, 2021.  Angela was born on October 26, 1975, in Chattanooga, Tennessee where she graduated from The Baylor School, and then attended the University of Georgia in Athens where she was a member of Phi Mu sorority. After graduation from UGA, Angela worked for the World Wildlife Fund where she organized fundraising events, including the major event Wild Weekend in Atlanta. A highlight of her time with the foundation was a trip to the Costa Rican Rainforest with famous zoologist, Jim Fowler, and ...

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Delores Smith Vinson MAR 23, 1937 - NOV 11, 2021

Delores Smith Vinson

Delores Eleanor Vinson, 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 11, 2021. The lifelong resident of Savannah was born on March 23, 1937 to the late Allen E. and Ruby Myrdis McCellar. Delores retired from C&S Bank (Bank of America) after 25 years of service. She was a communicant of Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Thunderbolt since 1974.  In addition to her parents, Delores is predeceased by her husband, Jimmy L. Vinson; three brothers and two sisters. Delores leaves behind her children, Rosario Anthony Lombardo (Pam), Lisa Rose Lombardo-Schaaf (Jed), ...

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John David Hutson, Sr. OCT 21, 1943 - NOV 11, 2021

John David Hutson, Sr.

John David Hutson, Sr. entered eternal rest November 11, 2021, after a short illness surrounded by his family at Baptist Heart Hospital in Jacksonville, FL.  He is survived by his daughter and son in law, Ticia and Mark Schaub; his cherished granddaughter, Mary Katherine Hutson and her fiancé Liam Haycock; sister, Cindy Hutson Hall (Chip); two brothers, HHF “Hootie” Hutson, III (Ann) and Greg Hutson (Tiffany); as well as “favorite cousins” Emma and Bill Simon and Kathy Thomsom; his constant four-legged companion, Itty-Bitty Kitty; ...

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Gloria Remion Leonard - NOV 11, 2021

Gloria Remion Leonard

Tybee Island After a valiant fight with pseudobulbar palsy, Gloria Leonard passed away on November 11, 2021.  She was 88 years old.  Gloria was an inspiration until the very end as she battled this insidious disease with grace and determination. She spent her final years with her devoted daughter and son-in-law on the Back River surrounded by those she loved. PLS may have stolen her voice, but it could not take her spirit!   Gloria’s birth to John and Helen Remion on March 11, 1933 was the beginning of an extraordinary life.  Along with her siblin ...

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Thaddeus Baynard Welch, Jr. JAN 07, 1933 - NOV 11, 2021

 Thaddeus Baynard Welch, Jr.

 Thaddeus Baynard Welch, Jr.  Thad died at his home on Wilmington Island on Veterans Day, November 11, 2021.  He was the beloved  husband of Sally Osteen Welch for nine wonderful years of marriage. Preceding him in death was his adoring wife of almost fifty-five years, Ethel Sponseller Welch. He leaves behind one lovely daughter Cyndy Welch Oakley and two wonderful sons Thad B. Welch, III and his wife Donna and Erich P. Welch and his wife Ashley.  Four grandchildren Penelope, Ben, Lauren and Tara and five great grandchildren, Paxton, Bailey, Harper, Patrick and Pres ...

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Doris Davis Boice - NOV 10, 2021

Doris Davis Boice

Doris Davis Boice, 87, peacefully passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice. The native and lifetime resident of Savannah was the daughter of Annie Mae Mitchell Davis and Willie Shep Davis.  Doris worked for M&M and Kroger grocery stores in the meat department and as the greeter, respectively for 26 years.  She was a member of Bible Baptist Church since 1965 and served in the nursery, young boys, and senior Sunday school departments.  Faith and family were everything to Doris, she loved ...

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Frederick Charles Bogler, (USN, Ret.) - NOV 10, 2021

Frederick Charles Bogler, (USN, Ret.)

Frederick Charles Bogler (USN, Ret.), 85, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Surviving are his wife, Ellen; son Paul and daughter Suzanne.  A private service will be held at later date.  Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com The full obituary will be published as soon as available.   ...

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Joseph Kavanough (Kavie) Rutherford AUG 28, 1960 - NOV 10, 2021

Joseph Kavanough (Kavie) Rutherford

Kavie was born in Lexington, SC on August 28, 1960, son of the late Joseph Walker Rutherford Sr. and Nell Tarrant Able. Kavie graduated from Pelion High and went on to achieve his Bachelors at Armstrong State. He continued to reside and raise his family in Savannah. He was an entrepreneur, owning multiple businesses in his lifetime, including one which provided medical equipment to underprivileged persons in the Savannah community.  He was a devoted member of St.James Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus # 631 He is survived by his significant other, Joanne Hinnant, three sons, ...

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