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Obituaries, March 1 | Obituaries - South Strand newsWednesday, March 27, 2019
Surviving are his sons, RaShad Franklin, Shaquille Franklin, New Britain, CT, and Trevon Franklin, Lawrenceville, GA; his siblings, Avis F. Franklin-Grant, Marietta, GA, Mona D. Franklin Armstrong, Georgetown, SC and Stacey Merrill Franklin, Orangeburg, SC. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.Louisa JohnsonLouisa Ann Johnson died on February 18, 2019, in Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on February 25, 2019, at First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Lorenzo Smalls, Sr., pastor.Ms. Johnson was born on December 29, 1960, in Georgetown, South Carolina, a daughter of Norman Tucker and Iona Johnson. "Lou", as she was affectionately called, received her education in the public schools of Georgetown and attended Howard High School. Foremost, in remembrance of her, is her love for others. Ms. Johnson was a caring mother to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, all of whom will miss her dearly. She cooked and cared for the sick and her doors were always open in welcome. Ms. Johnson was also faithful member of First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the missionary board, and was dutiful where needed.Surviving are her children, Shanae Johnson, Raymoni Vazquez, and Hakeem Johnson, all of Georgetown, SC and Damien Johnson of Bennettsville, SC; her siblings, Catina and Tyrone Johnson (Tanya), all of Georgetown, SC. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.Joe ManickJoe B. Manick died on February 19, 2019, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on February 25, 2019, at Wilds Courtyard Chapel conducted by Rev. Jason Coakley, pastor of St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church.Mr. Manick was born on June 18, 1944, in Georgetown, SC, a son of Mr. Jim Manick and Mrs. Ethel Anderson Manick. He received his early education in the public schools of Georgetown County. For numerous years of rendered service, until retirement, Mr. Manick was a dedicated employee with the former Seagull Golf Club, in Pawleys Island, SC. In 1990, he was joined in holy matrimony to his beloved Miss Virgina Grant (now deceased).Surviving are his adopted daughter, Ebony Johnson of North Carolina; his step-children, John Duncan, Jr., of Georgetown, SC, James Duncan, Vera D. Smith, Gloria King, and Mary Lou Grate, all of Pawleys Island, SC, Eugene Hardy of Bishopville, SC, and Leon Smalls of Clifton, VA; his siblings: Jackson Manick and Clifton Manick, both of Brooklyn, NY, Frankey Manick and Catherine Harrell, both of Summerville, SC, Fred Manick, Tommy Manick, and Caroline Nesbit, all of Georgetown, SC. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.Walter VernerChairman Deacon Walter Raleigh Verner died on February 19, 2019, in Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on February 23, 2019, at Greater Bibleway Church of Georgetown, Bishop John Smith, Jr., pastorMr. Verner was born on April 17, 1942 in Hemingway, SC, to the union of the late Mr. Malachi Verner, Sr. and Mrs. Mary Ford-Verner. He was educated in the public schools of Georgetown County, SC, and was later employed with Bright Star Battery of New Jersey, for many years. Mr. Verner was a faithful member of the Greater Bible Way Church, in New Jersey. He also worked with Sealy Mattress Company for 12 years, while also managing his own floor waxing business. He was united in marriage for 55 years, to the former Miss Scarlet Yolanda Sperling. They were blessed with four daughters. Upon relocating to South Carolina, Mr. Verner joined the Greater Bible Way Church of Georgetown. He gained employment with the South Carolina Department of Transportation as a maintenance foreman, and later worked with the Georgetown County Recycling Center, until his health failed.Surviving are his wife, Scarlet Verner, Georgetown, SC; his children, Gemerial Grayson, Georgetown, SC, Kimberly Fleetwood,Knightdale, NC, Kelly Verner, Mebane, NC and Johanna Verner of Georgetown, SC; his siblings, Dawn Verner, Genevia Sumter, Hemingway, SC, Inez Verner, Pawleys Island, SC, Addie Poe, Lithonia, GA and Mary Kinloch, Georgetown, SC. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.Horace WeathersMr. Horace Weathers died on...
Dave Newell remembered as respected referee, family man first - The Sudbury StarSaturday, March 02, 2019
Newell was well-known to his family, including brother Dale McCourt, a budding star with the Detroit Red Wings, as well as uncle George Armstrong, who had recently wrapped up a hall-of-fame career with the Toronto Maple Leafs."It was Dave Newell who you watched, who you knew, because I was from Falconbridge and he was from Copper Cliff," Dan McCourt said. "I had met him a couple of times and he was just a terrific man."When I got hired by the NHL in 1979, it was David who you turned to from time to time, to ask for help or guidance, which you could do to get better, because I think by the time I got hired, he had already worked three Stanley Cup finals."McCourt said Newell enjoyed telling the story of his first Stanley Cup game and how, a bundle of nerves, he was already wearing his full gear and pacing when the supervisor of officials, the late Frank Udvari, came to see him at 1 p.m., hours before puck drop.
The House of Kin 2006 Sports Hall of Fame inductees included Dan Welch (left), representing the Sudbury Canoe Club, Christine Farnel, representing her late husband Russ Farnel, Dave Newell and John Hatzis.
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"I got to be on the ice with David, I got to work with him, I got to see how much respect he had from players and coaches for the type of job that he did, for the way he refereed a hockey game, for the way he understood the way the game was to be refereed," McCourt said.That respect was apparent in a stream of social media posts that marked Newell's passing this week."Dave Newell was a dear friend, a mentor and an outstanding referee," tweeted former referee Paul Stewart. "RIP ‘Newelly.' He will be greatly missed. Dave reffed my first NHL game for Quebec, took me under his wing at my 1st officiating camp and my NHL reffing debut came when I stepped in for him due to injury.""Very sad to hear of the passing of former NHL referee and fellow Sudbury native Dave Newell (He would take umbrage to that last reference, since he was proudly from Copper Cliff.)," Hockey News columnist Ken Campbell added. "Great referee. Even greater human being.""We are deeply saddened 2learn of the passing today of dear friend & former colleague, NHL Referee Dave Newell," tweeted Kerry Fraser, another longtime former referee. "Dave was a courageous, selfless leader as longtime President of the NHLOA. ‘Newts' stood tall 4what was right & fought for the little guy regardless of personal cost."Newell led the officials' association through a time of change, during which members fought for higher pay, the league expanded and a new crop of officials entered the ranks."Dave led us through all of that," McCourt said. "He was at the forefront of it all."Newell famously refused, along with Ray Scapinello and Gord Broseker, to officiate a playoff game involving the New Jersey Devils and Boston Bruins when Jim Schoenfeld was allowed to coach. Devils bench boss Schoenfeld had been suspende...
Regina L. Barido - Charleston Gazette-MailThursday, December 14, 2017
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Mary ZakarowWednesday, August 02, 2017
A special Thank-You to the nurses, doctors, and other special friends at Extendicare Oshawa, for making Mary’s stay so peaceful and pain free, as well as Armstrong Funeral Home and Rev. Dmytro Hancharyk from St. George’s Ukrainian Church for their excellent help in providing the services for Mary. A private family service will be held at a later date, arrangements entrusted to the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME Oshawa 905-433-4711. Interment at St. Wolodymyr & St. Olha Ukrainian Cemetery Courtice.
Joseph RadovicWednesday, August 02, 2017
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Joseph retired from General Motors, was a member of the Knights of Colombus and was a long time member of St. Mary of the People Roman Catholic Church.
Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Friday July 28th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Prayers will be held at 8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Mary of the People Roman Catholic Church (570 Marion Ave) on Saturday July 29th at 11 am. Interment to follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada would be appreciated. For online condolences please visit www.armstrongfuneralhome.net.
Nanaimo remembers educator, activist and elder 'Auntie Ellen' - Nanaimo News BulletinWednesday, March 27, 2019
Ellen White, Kwulasulwut, died Tuesday at age 95, and her funeral was held Saturday morning at the Beban Park Social Centre.
White was a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia and her obituary remembers her as an "educator, cultural knowledge keeper, author, linguist, herbalist, healer, traditional midwife, and political activist and advocate."
She was one of the founders of the Tillicum Haus Aboriginal Friendship Centre and was an elder-in-residence in Vancouver Island University's First Nations studies program.
"She possessed a pure, kind and radiant heart," said Les Malbon, who described himself as one of White's adopted grandchildren as he delivered her eulogy Saturday.
White's name, Kwulasulwut, translates to ‘many stars' and Malbon alluded to that as he addressed the people gathered in the social centre.
"I look out now and I see the many stars," he said. "I see how she impacted the community. I see how much she loved her family and I appreciated, personally, how much that love changed me and how it's changed all of us to be better people and behoove us to be kind to one another and to work towards a world of unity."
Malbon said the White home was always filled with visitors, and Ellen White also travelled to meet people and sh...
J. Vincent (Vince) Burg - thesuntimesnews.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Chelsea to work at the Chelsea Pharmacy, and also part-time at the Mercywood Sanitarium in Ann Arbor. It was at Mercywood where Vince met his wife to be, Shirley Ann Tuckey, from Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada. She was a registered nurse and was in charge of the pharmacy. They wed on August 18, 1956 and raised six children.During his lifetime, Vince was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3092, where he was a 3rd and 4th Degree Knight, the Chelsea Junior Chamber of Commerce, the American Legion, the Chelsea Village Council, and the Jackson County Pharmacy Association, being name Pharmacist of the Year in 1971. Vince was also a Charter Board Member and Lifetime member of the Waterloo National History Association.Vince retired from Weatherwax Pharmacy in Jackson, MI in 1996 after 32 years of employment. He then worked as a part time pharmacist for 14 more years for Chelsea Pharmacy and Dan Murphy, who interned under Vince in the mid-1950s.Vince, with his wife Shirley, enjoyed traveling by camper and R.V. throughout the United States and Canada with his family as they were growing up, and bicycling with Shirley and friends, Jeannie and Andy Ford, through Austria, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands in retirement. Vince was a lifelong deer hunter and lover of the outdoors, relishing the days spent at the family hunting camp in Northern Michigan. He was an avid reader in later years and was a frequent participant in local history events at the Chelsea District Library. Vince also enjoyed working out weekly at the Chelsea Wellness Center. Vince was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Mary Jane Lanning-Morey, Lou Guirey, Angeline Foster, Gretchen Spaulding, Virginia Rowe.Vince is survived by his wife, Shirley; his children Gregg (Laurie) Burg, Diane (Fernando) Nieves, David Burg, Brian Burg, Kristi (Gary) Ragland, and Rob Burg; grandchildren, Arielle and Jacob Bur...
Dozens of bikers attend funeral for Hells Angels member gunned down in Peel - Yahoo News CanadaWednesday, March 27, 2019
Saturday afternoon for the funeral of a Hells Angels motorcycle gang member shot to death in Mississauga earlier this month.Motorcycle club members from across Ontario and as far away as Quebec and British Columbia attended a service for Michael Deabaitua-Schulde at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge.Deabaitua-Schulde, 32, was described by police as a "well-entrenched" member of the notorious motorcycle gang's Niagara chapter. He was gunned down in the parking lot of HUF Boxing Gym on March 11, in what investigators called a targeted hit.Police have arrested four men from Montreal in connection with the daylight slaying.View photosPaul Smith/CBCMoreMany Hells Angels, along with members of allied outlaw motorcycle clubs - commonly called "support clubs" - were seen milling about outside the funeral home before the service began. There was also a heavy police presence, with officers from the OPP and York keeping a close eye on those in attendance.Funerals for club members often offer police a rare opportunity to keep tabs on the who's who of the biker underworld.The Hells Angels have hundreds of members in Canada. The gang first moved into Ontario in 2000, after they emerged victorious in a bloody biker war ...