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Debra Jane Atwell NY 27
Late notice: April 13, 2013
In Memory of Patricia Ann Misek "Patti" TX 14
Mike Peoples was the Charter President of NJ 14, one of the brainchildren that formed the 1st Statewide Pig-Nic, was an Ex-Chief from Whitehorse Vol Fire Co, husband to Dot Peoples & the father of two.
Frank Walter PA 24
the family is planning a private service
Funeral Service in New York
Frank Walter PA 24
We are sorry to advise you of the passing of PA 24 member Frank Walter this morning. There is going to be no public services only a grave side service for family
Michael Wetzel NY 33
POUGHKEEPSIE - Michael A. Wetzel, 53 of the Town of Poughkeepsie, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Albert and Joan Proscher Wetzel. He was a graduate of Arlington High School, Class of 1977 and attended Dutchess Community College. Mike began his career with NYS DOT for 3 years and then with NYS Thruway Authority as an environmental specialist. He stopped working this past November due to illness after 31 years.
On June 26, 1993 at St. Paul's Church in Pleasant Valley, he married Laura J. Pelton. Mrs. Wetzel survives at home.
Mike joined the Pleasant Valley Fire Co. in 1976 and is a life member. He was Assistant Chief of Dutchess County HazMat Team and Deputy Coordinator for Dutchess County Bureau of Fire.
He was a parishioner of St. Paul's Church in Pleasant Valley and a life member of Red Knights Motorcycle Club, NY Chapter 33 in Millbrook. He was involved with fundraising dinners at Pleasant Valley Fire Co., St. Paul's Church, Pleasant Valley Republican Club and with Motorcyclists Against Cancer. Mike was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and NY Mets fan.
In addition to his wife Laura, Mike is survived by his step son, Scott Lowe and his girlfriend Taylor Byram of Pleasant Valley; his sisters, Julie Beyer and her husband Ken of Hopewell Junction, and Patti Gerety and her husband John of Waretown,NJ; 28 nieces and nephews; 20 grand nieces and nephews; numerous aunts, uncles; and brothers and sisters in law.
Visitation will be Friday, March 22 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Allen Funeral Home, 1605 Main St., Pleasant Valley. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 23 at 11 am from St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Route 44 and Traver Rd., Pleasant Valley. Interment will follow in Washington Hollow Cemetery in Pleasant Valley.
Memorial donations may be made in Mike's memory to Pleasant Valley Fire Co. Station 1 or St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Pamela Coyle, VT 4
Donnie Ferrish PEI 2
Born In: Summerside PE
Born: February 25th, 1945
Passed on: January 6th, 2013
The death occurred peacefully at his late residence on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, of Donald William Ferrish of St. Nicholas and formerly of St. Eleanors, aged 67 years. Donald was born on Feb. 25, 1945, in Summerside to his late parents William "Bill" and Mary (nee Broome) Ferrish. Beloved husband of Adrienne (nee Arsenault) Ferrish and loving father of Bradley (Lauralee) of Greenwood, N.S., Roxanne of Trenton, ON., Albert (Amanda) of Dartmouth, N.S., and Justin of home (UPEI). Also lovingly remembered by his four grandchildren: Patrick, William, Amanda and Erica and several nieces and nephew. Survived by his brother and sisters: Frona Brown of St. Eleanors, Shirley MacNevin of Summerside, Erma MacDougall of Summerside, Deane (Edna) of Kensington, Helen Ferrish-Hogg of Summerside, Carol (Joe) Praught of Oromocto, NB., and Brenda Ferrish of Summerside. Besides his parents, Donald was predeceased by his brothers-in-law Wilf Brown and Harold MacNevin. Resting at the East Prince Funeral Home, 245 Pope Rd., Summerside, until Wednesday, Jan. 9, then to St. Paul's Church, Summerside, for a funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment to take place at a later date in the church cemetery. Memorial donations in Donald's memory to the Oncology Unit of Prince County Hospital or to the Prince County Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. Visiting hours on Tuesday evening only, 6-9 p.m. Online condolences can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements entrusted to the East Prince Funeral Home, Summerside. Due to family allergies, please refrain from wearing perfumes or scents at the visiting hours and funeral mass.
Alfred C. Klaiber
Charter member of NY 14
Alfred C. Klaiber, 69, of LaFayette, New York died Sunday, January 6, 2013 following a long battle with cancer. He was a proud and loving husband, father and grandfather. Al retired from the LaFayette Highway Department. He loved watching his grandsons play Lacrosse, travelling, and riding his motorcycle. He was a dedicated life member of the LaFayette Volunteer Fire Department and a charter member of the NY Red Knights Motorcycle Club Chapter 14.
Surviving are his wife of 48 years, the former Esther E. Page; three sons, Alfred, Jr. (Frances) Klaiber, Richard (Cathleen Ready) Klaiber and Karl (Barkley) Klaiber, all of LaFayette, New York; a daughter, Julie (John V) McMeekin of Trenton, Michigan; a brother, James Klaiber of Syracuse, New York; six grandsons, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Thursday, January 13, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. with a funeral service to follow immediately at 7 p.m. at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, Inc., 2584 Field Lane, LaFayette, New York. Burial will be private.
Contributions may be made to LaFayette Volunteer Fire Department, 2444 US Route 11, LaFayette, New York 13084
George Witt OK 6
The funeral will be in Kingston, Oklahoma at 14:00 on Friday , October 5th, 2012. at Watts Funeral Home 707 Highway 70 N Kingston,OK 73439
James Bonazzo CT 7
Bonazzo, JamesJames P. "Rev" Bonazzo, age 59, beloved husband of Shirley Coddington Bonazzo, of Trumbull, passed away peacefully in his home on September 27, 2012. In addition to Shirley, his devoted wife of 11 years, Jim will be dearly remembered by his most cherished daughter, Neve Bonazzo; his two step-children, whom he loved as if his own, Charles DiLullo, of New Mexico, Nicole Osborne, of Trumbull; his mother, Mildred Lucy Bonazzo, of Trumbull; one sister, Grace Krzynowek, and her husband, William, of Trumbull; one aunt, Evelyn DiLalla, and her husband, John, of Bridgeport; two brothers-in-law, Jack Coddington, and his wife, Jean, of Seymour, Brian Coddington, and his wife, Heidi, of Oxford; three sisters-in-law, Sharon German, and her husband, Donald, of Milford, Nancy DeLeo, and her husband, Craig, of Milford, Barbara Ann Gowisnock, and her husband, Stanley, of Bethany, Beverly Coddington Kwiatkowski, of Florida; many nieces,nephews, and cousins; also, a special nephew, whom was like a son, Billy Krzynowek, of Bridgeport and special niece and goddaughter, Mary Krzynowek, of Trumbull. Jim was predeceased by his father, Joseph Bonazzo; his parents-in-law, John and Agnes Coddington; and brother-in-law, Ronald Coddington.
Born and raised in Bridgeport, Jim had been a resident of Trumbull for 20 years. He graduated from Kolbe High School in 1972, and Sacred Heart University in 1976. He served as a firefighter for the City of Bridgeport for 20 years before his retirement in 2001. Jim was a member of the Firefighter Union Local #834, the Red Knights Chapter 7, the Southern Connecticut Riders Association, of which he was a co-founder, the Germania Schwaben Club, B.A.R.F., and the Cruisin' East Classical Car Club. Through many of these organizations, Jim worked with fellow members and dear friends to promote successful toy drives for children and fundraising events for people in need. A car, truck, and motorcycle enthusiast, Jim loved his road trips to Daytona and Disney, as well as upstate Vermont and more. He shared these memorable adventures with Shirley, Neve, his nephew Billy, and close friends whom he regularly rode his Harley Davidson with.
A man of warmth and compassion for others, Jim truly knew the importance of showing those he loved that he cared for each and every one of them. He will be deeply missed as a husband, father, son, brother, uncle, godfather, and friend. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 3 to 8 PM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 AM DIRECTLY at Christ the King Church, Trumbull, with interment to follow in St. John's Cemetery, Monroe. Memorial contributions may be directed to: The Neve Bonazzo Education Fund, c/o: William Krzynowek, 25 Cartright Street (Unit 8A), Bridgeport, CT 06604. To order flowers online, travel directions, or to sign his guest register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com
Justin Hueston KS 1
Spc. Justin Michael Hueston, 22, a resident of Mapleton, Kan., died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., following injuries received in a motorcycle/auto accident earlier in the day. He was born Nov. 15, 1989, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Michael R. Hueston and Ginger E. Button Hueston. He graduated from Uniontown High School with the class of 2008. He was a member of FFA, FCA, football, band, choir, KAYS, and Upward Bound. He married Katie Lynn Oharah on Oct. 11, 2008, at Fort Scott, Kan.
Justin served his country in the National Guard with the 891st Engineering unit from Iola, Kan. He was deployed in Africa with the 1161st unit out of Hutchison, Kan. He was an EMT for Vernon County, Mo. He was a volunteer firefighter and served as Assistant Fire Chief in Mapleton. He was a member of the RIT team, and also worked construction when he had time. He worked as a lab assistant at Fort Scott Community College for EMS training, and previously in the maintenance department. He had also worked at Topco Laminates in Fort Scott. He enjoyed participating in tractor pulling and his new truck. He was a member of the Red Knights motorcycle club and a member of the Mapleton United Methodist Church. Justin was always helpful to anyone requiring his assistance. He loved spending time with his family, especially his children. He will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his wife, Katie; a son, Colby Hueston; and a daughter, Paityn Hueston, all of the home; his parents, Mike and Ginger Hueston, Mapleton; a brother, Zak Hueston, Mapleton; maternal grandparents, Bobby and Judy Button, Fort Scott; paternal grandparents, Raymond and Joyce Hueston, Mapleton; and in-laws Lynne and Marla Oharah, Uniontown. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Stephanie Hueston; great-grandparents, Walt and Faye Sutterby, Bill and Virginia Moore, and Merle and Mable Button; and a cousin, Jeff Sutterby.
The Rev. Glen Duderstadt will conduct funeral services at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at the West Bourbon Elementary School gymnasium in Uniontown. Burial will follow in Mapleton Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the Kansas Army National Guard. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., Friday, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to either the Colby and Paityn Hueston Scholarship Fund or Vernon County Ambulance District Toys for Tots, and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, KS 66701.
Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.
“Jack” Stanley Lundin VT 2
Howard Echard PA 11
Howard E. Echard Jr., 63, of Butler passed away at 4:56 p.m. Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Hospice Unit at Concordia.
He was born Sept. 24, 1948, in New Kensington to the late Howard E. Echard Sr. and Isabella (Hooks) Echard.
He worked for the Pullman Standard Car Co. until it closed in 1973, and then he worked for the Butler VA Medical Center as a firefighter, retiring in 2004. He was a Methodist.
Howard was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a volunteer firefighter and EMT for the Unionville Volunteer Fire Company.
Howard is survived by his wife, Meade Echard, who he married Aug. 29, 1970; one daughter, Kathy Shuler and her husband, Joshua, of Butler; one granddaughter, Aubrey Shuler; one brother, John Echard and his wife, Cindy, of Murrysville; five sisters, Joan Powell and her husband, Jack, of Lower Burrell, Pat Landis of Lower Burrell, Sara Bodnar and her husband, John, of Arnold, Kathy Stone and her husband, Keith, of New Kensington and Alice Briggs and her husband, Daniel, of Vandergrift; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Paul Echard, and two sisters, Barb Carroll and Janice Farah.
ECHARD - There will be no public visitation or funeral service for Howard E. Echard Jr., who passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
Arrangements are being handled by the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 E. North St., Butler.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.
Jimmy Jones NC 12
C. Luther Hitchens MD 3
C. Luther Hitchens, 65 of Delmar died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. Born in Delmar, MD he was the son of the late Vaughn Hitchens and Florence Erma Bolen Hitchens.
Luther was a United States Army Veteran having served in the Vietnam War. He was a life member of the VFW Post 8276, Delmar, life member and past Commander of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 34, Commander of the Military Order of Cooties Pup Tent 6, Commander of the American Legion Post 15 Glen Rayne, and past Deputy Mayor of Delmar, MD. He was also a member of the Red Knights Maryland Chapter 3.
He is survived by his wife and companion of 30 years, Donna Hitchens; three daughters, Debbie Lewis and her husband Kevin, Bridget Kemp, and Donna Ann Deimler; son, Lou Hitchens; eight grandchildren, Tyler, Christy, Donavan, Colton, Braiden, Anya, Christopher, and Samantha; a sister, Vonette Hitchens; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service with military honors will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bounds Funeral Home on East Main Street in Salisbury. His son-in-law, Kevin Lewis and his brother-in-law, Byron Shores will officiate. Interment will follow in Springhill Memory Gardens in Hebron. Friends may call Friday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Donations may be made in memory of Luther to VFW Post 8276, 200 W. State Street, Delmar, MD 21875. Visit www.boundsfuenralhome.com to send letters of condolence.
Carolyn Bartlett Charter Member of OH 1
Tom Wilcox ON 1
Tom Wilcox, President of the Red Knights Ontario 1 (Toronto) - and Canada's first RK Chapter - passed away suddenly last weekend. Tom was an integral part of the Club and at the forefront for many years ensuring that our Community was well served and initiatives such as the Salvation Army Toy Drive and The Camp Bucko Motorcycle Rides (Burn Kids), were recognized and supported by our Members, and all other Chapters across Ontario and Internationally. Tom was 63 years of age and served as an Active Member of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club for over 25 years. Tom is survived by his 3 sons, Shawn, Jeffery and Michael, and his wife Anne Botond and her children Erika, Laura and Brendan.
Tom was initially a member of 'Ontario 7'...presumably in the early 80's and made his way 'home' to us here at RKMCON1 by mid-1980.
William Ulrich NY 40
William R. “Oatmeal” Ullrich, 70, of South Otselic, NY, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2012, as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Oatmeal was born in Queens, NY on August 13, 1941, a son of the late William H. and Adelaide Bowman Ullrich. He owned and operated the Otselic Valley Garage since 1989 and was a 20-year member of the South Otselic Fire Department. He was also a member of the Otselic Valley Grange, served as a trustee for the Valley View Cemetery Association, and was a member of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club NY Chapter 40. Oatmeal was a respected member of the Otselic Valley community and was always willing to lend a helping hand. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend, he will be dearly missed by everyone who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Roberta Ullrich; a son, Robert Ullrich and his companion, Cindie Palmer of S. Otselic and her children, David and Pamela and her six grandchildren; daughters, Deborah DeVinne and her husband Pete of Norwich, and their children and Oatmeal's granddaughters, Kimberly and Erin, and Kathleen Ullrich and her companion, Gino Shaw, of Syracuse. He also leaves behind his close friends of whom he thought of as brothers, Eddie, Mike and Harry Spahn and those he thought of as sons, Erik Bluemke and Jonathan Kenn.
Funeral services will be held at the South Otselic United Methodist Church on Thursday, August 16, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Carl Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Oatmeal may be directed to the South Otselic Fire Department, P.O. Box 103, South Otselic, NY 13155.
Born on 09/16/1952
Departed on 08/05/2012
Resided in Stafford, VA
Garry worked for WW Contractors at the F.B.I. Academy at Quantico. He was an avid motorcyclist and a member of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club Chapter #7. He was a member of the Stafford Fire Department Company 2. Garry loved playing golf and spending time with his “little man” Christopher.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years Bonnie J. Jenkins; son Sean C. Jenkins; daughter Shannon M. Jenkins; grandson Christopher Ryan Terrell; brother Phillip Jenkins; sister LuAnn Himmelfarb; “adopted daughter” Heather Tresco and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 8 at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, August 9, at the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ron Thayer officiating. Burial will follow in Stafford Memorial Park.
We lost one of our members this pass Sunday morning. Gary Jenkins was a founding and charter member of the RKMCVA7. He was severing as Vice President of the chapter at time of his passing. His road name was Pokie. Gary had a heart of gold he would give to others and go without his self. He will be greatly missed. We are trying to get as many Red Knights as possible to attend funeral on motorcycles. We have spoke with his wife and said Gary would have loved this. I'm listing funeral information below please send to any chapter or any Red Knight. Let me know if any can attend so I we can give funeral director an idea. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me info listed below.
Funeral Home- Covenant Funeral Home Stafford Chapel
Family night Wednesday 8 Aug 2012 from 6-8pm
Funeral Thursday 9 Aug 2012 at 1pm would like to have bike there between 12:00 & 12:30
95 north to Stafford exit (Rt630 Courthouse Rd))
Turn right off exit ramp onto Courthouse Rd (Rt630)
Coming from 95 south to Stafford exit (Rt630 Courthouse Rd))
Turn left off exit ramp onto Courthouse Rd (Rt630)
Proceed about 1 mile to US1
Cross US1 funeral home on right
Gail Jordan NH 9
Enfield, NH – Gail L. Jordan, 30, died Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Mass General Hospital in Boston, MA.
She was born January 20, 1982 in Woodsville, NH a daughter of Galen and Barbara (Ray) Marsh, Sr. and grew up in Bristol, NH, graduating from Newfound Regional High School. At the age of fifteen, Gail was diagnosed with leukemia, which with the help of her family, especially her brother Gary who donated his bone marrow to Gail, she was able to survive. During that illness, she was so determined not to get behind in school and to graduate with the rest of her class that she had a tutor, Mary Gallagher come to her home to teach her so that she would finish school on time. Later at the age of twenty-one, she again battled cancer, this time against Hodgkin's lymphoma which she fought to overcome, only to battle against H1N1 and double pneumonia just two years ago. Through it all, Gail continued to live life to the fullest and always have a positive outlook on things as well as become known as a fierce fighter.
While in high school Gail played on the field hockey team and took a large role in helping to plan class trips. In her time since high school she has worked as an office manager at her father’s business, Galen Marsh & Sons Inc. as well as a pharmacy tech at Walmart in Lebanon. Gail will be remember for her bubbly personality, whose loss will surly leave a larger hole in the lives of those who knew her as well as a wonderful step-mother and step-grandmother to her husband’s family and aunt to all of her nieces and nephews.
In her spare time she was an avid motorcycle rider and a member of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club, Chapter 9.
Gail is survived by her husband Matt of Enfield; her father and step-mother Galen March, Sr. and Shelly Ramsey of Bristol, NH; her mother Barbara Boyd of Paris, TN; three step-sons Patrick, Alan and Austin Jordan all of Lebanon, NH; a step-granddaughter Jasmin Jordan of Lebanon; eight brothers Gary Marsh of Thornton, NH; Galen “Wink” Marsh, Jr., Michael Plummer, Phillip Plummer all of Alexandria, NH; SPC Jessie Gibbs of Paris, TN; Kevin, Christopher and Douglas Ramsey, Jr. all of Bristol; three sisters Shilo Marsh of Bristol, NH; Brandy Jessmin of Alexandria, NH and PFC Crystal Gibbs of Paris, TN as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She is also by her closest friends Heidi and Kevin Carley and David and Christine Ross all of Enfield as well as Joanie Willette of Gray, ME.
Family and friends may call at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Friday, July 20, 2012 from 4 -7 PM. A graveside service for Gail will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 2PM in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Enfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the MGH Cardiac Care Unit, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114 or the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.
Rev. William Williamson PA 24
Julie Pszczolkowski NJ 23
Julie was the partner of Charter member Bob Worrell. Julie is a life member and Vice-president of the Scullville Volunteer Fire Co #3 ladies auxiliary and has worked tirelessly in support of the fire service. Pszczolkowski, Julia E. (nee Zsuffa), 64 of Egg Harbor Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center - City Division, on Friday, July 6, 2012, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on December 4, 1947 in Amityville, NY to the late Eugene and Mary Zsuffa. She grew up in Long Island and played many sports throughout school. She graduated from Massapequa High School and went on to receive her Bachelors of Science from the State University of New York College at Brockport. She then graduated from Perdue University and received a Masters of Science in Education.
Julie moved to Egg Harbor Township, and was an elementary school teacher in the Wildwood School District. She was then employed by Egg Harbor Township Town Hall as a Township Clerk, and then as Mayor's secretary. She then went back to teaching and was employed by the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education. She retired in July of 2011 after 28 years of teaching. During this time she was a volunteer member of the Egg Harbor Twp. Ambulance Squad for 19 years, and was the Assistant Chief for many of those years. Julie was also a member of the Scullville Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary for 16 years, and was Vice President for the past seven years. She was also an associate member of the Audubon Park Volunteer Fire Company. Julie had recently become a member of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club.
Julie always enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her granddaughters, Samantha and Abigale. She also loved to drive her 1979 Corvette. Julie had a smile and a personality that could light up a room. Anyone who knew her, loved her.
She is survived by a son, James and his wife, Paula; a daughter, Michelle D'Arcangelo and her husband, Robert; granddaughters Samantha and Abigale; her fiance, Robbert Worrell; brother Eugene Zsuffa and his wife, Betty Lou; sister Mary Zsuffa; sister-in-law Barbara Zsuffa; many nieces and nephews; her favorite pup, Tyson; and many close friends.
She was predeceased by her parents, Eugene and Mary Zsuffa; and her brother, Michael Zsuffa.
A visitation will be held on Monday, July 9, 2012 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at Adams-Perfect Funeral Home, 1650 New Road, Northfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 11:00am at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, 5021 Harding Highway (Rt. 40), Mays Landing. A visitation will be held on Tuesday at the church from 10:00am until the time of the Mass.
Memorial donations may be made to Scullville Volunteer Fire Company, 1708 Somers Point - Mays Landing Road, Egg Harbor Twp., NJ 08234.
The family requests to please wear bright colors to truly celebrate Julie's life in the way she lived in.
There will me a reception at Scullville Fire house after the mass
Arrangements entrusted to and condolences may be left for her family at: adams-perfect.com
Don Hines NY 40
Donald Bruce Hines, 66, of Marathon, NY, "answered his last fire call" on Monday, June 18, 2012, after a brief illness, surrounded by his family and friends at the Cortland Regional Medical Center. Donald was born July 3, 1945, in Cortland, the son of the late Donald R. and Myrtle "Tiny" Hines. He married Shirley Smith on October 26, 1968. Donald retired from SUNY Cortland as Supervisor in Computing Operations in 1999 after 34 years. At the time of his death, Donald was employed as a school bus driver for the Marathon Central School District and was a "right-hand man" at AC Baker and Nichols Funeral Homes.
He resided in Marathon his entire life and was active in his community. He proudly served 49 years with the Marathon Fire Department. Donald is survived by his wife, Shirley; son, Christopher (Cheryl) and his granddaughter, Kaitlin Osborne of Cortland; brothers, Ralph (Lori) Hines of Texas and Bill Fritts of Oxford, NY; sister, Colette Fritts of Florida; brother-in-law, Gene (Sally) Smith of Homer, NY; and sister-in-law, Debbie (Alan) Webb of Kingston, Ontario; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. In addition to his parents, Donald was predeceased by his brother, Edward; and his stepfather, Earl Fritts.
Friends are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Marathon Fire Department on Peck Street, Marathon. A funeral service will be lead by Pastor Archie Smith, of Lapeer Christian Church, on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon Fire Department and burial will follow at the Marathon Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by AC Baker Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to The Donald B. Hines Scholarship Fund (mail to PO Box 279, Marathon, NY 13803) or Marathon Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc, (MAVAC) (mail to PO Box 132, Marathon, NY 13803).
Don asked Saturday before he passed if his friend Leon would ride his bike on the way to cemetery and the Red Knights would lead the way.
Lavana Gibbs NC 8
Lavana Scaff Gibbs, 69, of 505 Jessup Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, June 4, 2012 at her residence. A native of Pasquotank County, she was the daughter of the late James Ernest Scaff and Margaret Long Scaff and the wife of Leonard Edward Gibbs, Sr. of the residence. Mrs. Gibbs was a floral designer with Mildred’s Florist and a member of Fountain of Life Church.
Besides her husband she is survived by three daughters, Mildred S. Williams and husband Danny, Cynthia Faye Drew and husband Jerry and Leona Griggs and husband Randy, all of Elizabeth City, NC; three sons, Leonard Edward Gibbs, Jr. and wife Sherry and Kevin Scott Gibbs and wife Eilene all of Elizabeth City, NC, and Michael David Gibbs and wife Michelle of Hampton, VA; three sisters, Marian Russell and Joyce Key of Elizabeth City, NC and Carolyn Scaff of Baltimore, MD; a brother, Billy Scaff of Elizabeth City, NC; twenty-one grandchildren; and nineteen great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gibbs was preceded in death by a brother, Delane Scaff.
A funeral service will be Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Fountain of Life Church with the Rev. Hans Hess officiating. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately after the service at the church and at other times at the residence. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Gibbs family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com
Raymond “Neauxmad” Francis Mulligan III LA 5
Beloved husband of Terrie Henderson Mulligan. Brother of Thomas Mulligan, Sr., Barabra Mulligan, and the late Patricia and Michael Mulligan. Brother-in-law of Julie Mulligan and Anne C.W. Blackwell. Step-father of Rebecca Ruffino (Jason), Tina Wong (Kenneth) and Jill Walder Jenkins. Grandfather of Jon Walder, Kai Jenkins, Tristan, Aly and Emmy Wong. Also survived family, friends and his beloved Squeeks and Manny.
Age 62 years. A native and lifelong resident of Covington, LA. He retired from Southeast Hospital as an IT Support Specialist. He graduated with a BA in Industrial Management at SLU and an Associate Degree in Architecture. He was the founding member and 1st Officer, Emeritus of the Southern Cruisers Riding Club Northshore Chapter 256, honorary lifetime member of Red Knights LA Chapter 5, LA Indian Heritage Assc.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service from E.J. Fielding Funeral Home Inc., 2260 W. 21st. Ave., Covington, LA 70433 on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 10:00 AM. Visitation from 8:30 AM until service time.
Aubrey Conrade Rich Sr. NC 12
Sandy Schneidner FL 11
Sandy's family has planned a private service.
Steven A. Eberly
Steven A. Eberly, 60, of Aliquippa, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in his home.
Born August 8, 1951, in Circleville, OH, he was a son of the late Truman and Thelma Eberly. Mr. Eberly was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Aliquippa and the Red Knights Motorcycle Club.
Surviving are his wife of 28 years, Lisa (Beachel) Eberly; three sons, Geoffrey (Jessica) Eberly, Hopewell Twp., Richard (Amy) Eberly, Milton, PA and Jeremy Eberly, Cincinnati, OH; a daughter, Bridgett Eberly, Cincinnati, OH; four grandchildren, Geoffrey Jr., Erin, Kira and Brennan; a sister and brother-in-law, Deb and Mike Speakman, Circleville, OH and his four beloved dachshund dogs.
Friends will be received Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the House of Prayer Lutheran Church, 2100 Irwin St., Aliquippa, where a service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Mike Sourwine, his Pastor, officiating.
Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hopewell Twp.
Arrangements are being handled by WAYNE TATALOVICH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 2205 McMinn Street, Aliquippa, www.tatalovichfuneralhome.com.
Daniel Joseph Jock VT 5
Daniel Joseph Jock, 26, died on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after a 15 month courageous battle with leukemia, surrounded by his loving wife, family, friends, and fellow firefighters. He was born at the Yokota Air Force Base in Japan, on February 21, 1986, the son of Ernest and Melodie (Caswell) Jock, Jr. Dan graduated from the Littleton Charter School in 2004. He had worked for Spencer Richardson of Home ICU in Swiftwater, NH, and more recently, he worked for Walter E. Jock Oil Company, Inc. in Wells River, VT as an oil burner technician.
Dan married Megan Winot on February 15, 2012. He was volunteer firefighter on the Woodsville Fire Department since 2004. Dan was a Level II Certified Firefighter and a RIT Certified Firefighter. He enjoyed training with others and was an excellent pump operator. He was a member of the Red Knights Chapter #5, Wells River. Dan will be remembered for practical jokes. He loved hanging with his friends and his children.
He was predeceased by his mother, Melodie (Caswell) Jock; and an aunt, Pamela Caswell Dana. Survivors include his wife Megan (Winot) Jock of Woodsville; three children, Matthew C., Joey A., and Jaylynn M. Jock all of Woodsville; his father, Ernest Jock, Jr. of Norfolk, NY; a sister, Ashley Jock of Moira, NY; maternal grandparents, Bonnie Caswell Poor and husband Robert of Bath, NH; paternal grandparents, Ernest Jock, Sr. and wife Carrie DeBeer Jock of Brushton, NY; two aunts, Angela Borger and husband Neil and Christine Fleury and husband John; two uncles, Chester Caswell and wife Catherine and Dave Jock; several cousins; and his fire family.
Calling hours will be on Friday, April 6, from 6 to 8 PM at the Woodsville Emergency Service Building, 4910 Dartmouth College Highway, Woodsville, NH. A funeral service will be on Saturday, April 7, at 11 AM at Ricker Funeral Home, 1 Birch Street, Woodsville, NH with Rev. Lyn Winter officiating. Burial will follow at the Pine Grove Cemetery, Swiftwater Road, Woodsville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dan Jock Fund, c/o North Country Public Safety Officers Foundation, PO Box 239, Franconia, NH 03580.
Francis (Frank) Kubacki of PA 13
It is with great sorrow that I report to you that Frank Kubacki of PA 13 was killed this morning when a truck went left of center hit his motorcycle head on.
The coroner said 55-year-old Francis R. Kubacki was headed north and was struck in his lane by the southbound pickup, which had passed a garbage truck at a right bend. Kubacki, of Washington, was pronounced dead at the crash scene at 6:35 a.m., the coroner said.
Kubacki was ad eeputy constable and a third Lieutenent on the South Franklin Twp Vounteer Fire Department and he worked as a machinist at Washington Rotating. "Frank was a very dedicated officer," said Don Greer, a constable. "He was dedicated to everything he does. Terrific fireman."
Stephen Maurice "Steve" Hubert
of MN 4
We are sorry to report that Steve Hubert of MN 4 passed away this morning. (2-19-2012)
Stephen Maurice 'Steve' Hubert was born on September 11, 1948, in Granite Falls, MN, the son of Morris and Betty (Sunvold) Hubert. He was baptized on October 19, 1948, at Our Savior's Lutheran church in Sacred Heart and confirmed in the Lutheran faith on May 17, 1964 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Sacred Heart. He attended elementary school in Granite Falls and graduated from Granite Falls High School. He then attended Mesa Jr. College in San Diego, CA and Minnesota Community & Technical College.
Steve was inducted into military service in 1968 and served his country in the United States Navy in various air squadrons on bases throughout the free world. He was a true patriot and received his honorable discharge, (which included 4 Good Conduct Medals and a Meritorious Unit Commendation), retiring in 1988. He was united in marriage to Sherilyn Mack in San Diego, CA on October 4, 1975.
Steve was a businessman and active member of the Granite Falls Community. He assisted his father-in-law, Howard Mack in his commercial fishing business for a time, eventually owning and operating Valley Indoor Golf. He served on the Granite Falls City council, the Granite Falls Fire & Rescue Squad, the Granite Falls VFW and American Legion Honor Guard, the Granite Falls Lutheran Church Council and was an advisory member of the Southwest Minnesota Initiative Fund. He was a strong supporter of the development of area youth and supported the local high school golf teams by allowing them access to his downtown facility for practice. Steve took great pride in being a role model and mentor to his nephews and enjoyed tending to his home and yard, especially when his granddaughter assisted him. He was a proud member of the Patriot Guard and the Red Knights motorcycle organizations. Steve was also a devoted, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.
For the past 15 years, Steve had courageously fought renal cell cancer, enduring a kidney removal, 3 chest surgeries, over 50 CT scans and MRI's and numerous treatments of ground breaking cancer drugs, brain and thoracic surgical procedures. Through all of his physical trials, Steve kept a positive, Christian outlook. He was peacefully called from this life during the late evening hours of Saturday, February 18, 2012, while surrounded by family and loved ones at the Granite Falls Municipal Hospital. He was 63 years of age.
Surviving family include his wife Sherilyn of Granite Falls; his daughter Stepheni Hubert and granddaughter Piper Hubert, both of Blaine; siblings- Vickie Duis of Richfield, Kent (& Shelly Runia) Hubert of Granite Falls, Julie (& Roger) Brovold of Woodbury, Robert (& BarbReinke) Hubert of Granite Falls and Rosie (& Mario) Falla of Chaska; 15 nephews; 14 nieces; 18 great nephews and 14 great nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers- Bradley Joe & Timothy.
Don John Kirchoffner Charter Member MN 4
We regretfully inform you that one of our members has passed. He has been one of our charter members.
Donald John Kirchoffner, Age 48, of New Hope, MN. Passed away on February 1, 2012. He is survived by son, Collin (Christy); daughter, Kayla; grandson, Carter; parents, Joseph and Darlene; brothers, Joe and Ron (Kathy); sisters, Gail (Cliff) and Cecelia; and other relatives and good friends. Memorial service will be 1 PM Thursday, February 9th at the Cremation Society of MN, 7110 France Ave. S., Edina 55435, (952) 924-4100. Visitation at noon.
Condolences may be sent, online, to http://www.cremationsocietyofmn.com/obituaries.htm
Gerald 'Dink" Miller Charter Member IN 1
We are sorry to report the passing of Indiana 1 member, Gerald 'Dink" Miller on January 6, 2012 at 11:35 pm. He was a member of the Ligonier Vol FD for 33 years and a charter member of IN 1. He is best remember for having his dog, Besty, with him at conventions. She constantly rode with Dink on the passenger's seat of his motorcycle.
He married Sue Ann Goodrich June 5, 1959 at the Ligonier Methodist Church. She survives. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Mike (Jeana) Miller, Kendallville, Mark (Kim) Miller, Marion, and Casey (John Martin) Miller, Dallas; and a stepmother, Virginia Miller, Ligonier.
The showing will be Monday, 2-4 amd 6-8 pm with a service on Tuesday at 2 pm at the Yeager Funeral Home. 1589 Lincolnway South, Indiana, 46767.
Online condolences may be sent to www.yeagerfuneralhome.com.
Garnet Lewis Dodge Nova Scotia 1
With sadness the family announces the sudden passing of Garnet in the evening of January 3,2012, in Halifax. Born on February 5, 1954, in his home community of Summerville, Hants Co.
Garnet was a loving and gentle husband, father, son, brother and friend. Garnet was a man of many interests, involved in many organizations; notably, the Summerville and District Volunteer Fire Department for close to 40 years. He was a long-time member of the IBEW Local 625 as well as being a member of the Gloosclap Archery Club.
Garnet recently became a proud Harley Davidson owner and was an enthusiastic member of the Red Knights. In years past Garnet played fastball, on just about any team within traveling distance. While home, Garnet enjoyed his tractors, being in the woodlot, snowmobiling and the company of the family dogs.
Garnet is survived and will be especially missed by his son and daughter-in-law, Jody and Janice; mother, Doris (Reid) Dodge; sister, Rita Wile; mother-in-law, Norma Co x; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Dawn and Mike Bark house and niece and nephews, Tina (Anthony) Vaters, Wendell (Hayley) Wile, Cody and
Megan Barkhouse. He was predeceased by his wife of 26 years, Cheryl (Cox); father, Ken; brother, Terry and sister, Gina.
Cremation has taken place with no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 8, at 2 p.m. in Summerville Fire Hall, Summerville and a private family burial in Musgrove Road Cemetery, Summerville, followed by a reception in Summerville Fire Hall, Rev. Alex Mosher officiating. Donations can be made to the Summerville Volunteer Fire Department, Loyal Hill Cemetery or charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy. 215, Summerville, ph-I-902-633-2431 or e-mail condolences to: allenfuneraltsns.sympatico.ca
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