Neustadt ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Joachim Hans Langer Obituary - WKBN.comFriday, February 17, 2017
February 12 at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel.Joachim Hans Langer passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at his home at the age of 87.He was born on October 8, 1929 in Fröbel Kreis Neustadt Oberschlesien, Germany, a son of Josef and Maria (Kiesel) Langer.He graduated from Wilhelm Karmann Trade School in Osnabrück, Germany in 1950.Joachim immigrated to the United States in April of 1954. He worked for Ajax Magnetheric from 1954 to 1994 in the Youngstown Plant and later in the Warren Plant as a coil maker and transformer technician.He was a catholic by faith. Joachim enjoyed gardening both vegetables and flowers, going to the beach, traveling and his cars.He leaves his wife of 58 years, the former Anna Marie Heini, whom he married February 7, 1959; one son, Edward Langer and his wife Sheilah of Boardman; one daughter, Kathleen Champlin and her husband John of Akron; two grandsons, Jason and Dylan Langer; three brothers, Horst, Uwe and Jürgen and two sisters, Eva Reuter and Sieglinde Breer, all in Germany.Besides his parents, Joachim was preceded in death by two brothers, Heinz and Klaus Langer.Friends may call from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 12 at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel where services will be held at 3:00 p.m.The family would like to express their...
Funeral services today for New Orleans ad firm founder Peter Mayer - New Orleans CityBusiness (blog)Thursday, August 18, 2016
Peter Mayer family of employees, clients and industry partners, past and present, who worked and laughed with him through the decades.”
Mayer was born in 1929 in Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Germany. The 6-year-old refugee settled with his mother and father in New Orleans in 1935. He fled Nazi Germany unable to speak English.
Mayer was educated in New Orleans public schools and later at the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism.
After briefly serving in the U.S. Air Force, he started his career in the Circulation Department of The Times-Picayune. He later joined the Fitzgerald Advertising company and then the Walker Saussy Advertising agency.
With the help of Dorothea “Dot” Cahn, he opened Peter Mayer Advertising in 1967. His son said that Mayer’s talent, wit, charm, unbridled optimism and strong ethics helped his agency grow to one of the largest in the state, and later, the Gulf South.
The company currently has 100 employees and annualized billings of? $81 million.
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'They lost their goalie': Don Mills Flyers pay tribute to murder victim Roy Pejcinovski in emotional return to the ice - Toronto StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Flyers and Marlboros. (Vince Talotta / Toronto Star)Pejcinovski was a promising prospect in next year’s Ontario Hockey League draft. “We remember him as a teammate and friend,” West said, urging the boys to “sit together, support each other, and keep playing the game.” And they did, but with a twist. The two teams tossed their sticks into pile at centre ice — with no discernible divide between Flyers and Marlboros. Players picked sticks at random, shuffling them like a deck of cards into two new teams.They then peeled their rival jerseys and put on new ones, black or white with a capital “R,” for Roy, in burgundy. The colour in the boys’ socks — orange and black for the Flye...
Appeal ends, nearly $6000 raised - Sault StarThursday, April 12, 2018
Hunter Chamberlain and their son, Bentley, died last Tuesday. Their SUV, northbound on Highway 69 near Parry Sound, crossed the centre line and collided with a transport. The SUV caught fire. Ontario Provincial Police have not released the names of the deceased pending identification by Ontario Centre of Forensic Sciences. Whitehead's best friend, Rebecca Chapman, launched a GoFundMe appeal (https://www.gofundme.com/help-support-jodey-whitehead) on Friday to help Victoria's mother, Jodey Whitehead, pay for funeral costs. Her goal was $2,000. That target was exceeded by more than 50 per cent within 24 hours with $3,186 donated by 66 contributors by 10 a.m Saturday. By Sunday afternoon, the tally grew to $5,980 from 136 donors. In an update, Chapman thanked donors and said the appeal was finished. “As per request by the family, I will be closing donations and taking the funds to them,” she said. “They decided that this is an overwhelming, but very appreciated amount of support, and that they would like me to close the fund as we have reached nearly $6,000.”Many donors offered their condolences about the trio's death. “My heart goes out to anyone impacted by this tragedy,” said Danielle Heatley. “I can't imagine the pain of losing a child and grandchild,” said MaryClaire Wood in a post. “I pray you find the strength to deal with this terrible loss.“Thanks to everyone for their generosity,” said Jonathan White...
Brockville area joins in mourning - Brockville Recorder and TimesThursday, April 12, 2018
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— City of Brockville (@BrockvilleON) April 9, 2018Organizations across Ontario were paying tribute to the victims of last week’s fatal bus crash.The bus carrying the junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a semi truck in northeast Saskatchewan on Friday, killing 15 people and leaving 14 others injured.The fatalities included 10 young teammates, ranging in age from 15 to 21, and five team personnel. Like many people across the country, the Wilsons placed a hockey stick on their porch in what has become a universal tribute to the lost players.The book of condolences is the product of city staff’s collaboration with Brockville’s Irvine Funeral Home.The tragedy also hit close to home for Mike Galbraith, a funeral director at Irvine who helped coordinate the book of condolences.“As a hockey dad, as a parent, as a funeral director, I can appreciate the chaos that’s going on,” he said.“Sometimes, people need an outlet.”Signing a book of condolences is a small way of confronting the powerlessness one feels in the wake of such a tragedy, said Galbraith.“This one’s kind of near and dear to the heart,” he added.“If I had the means and the time, I would fly out there today on a plane and help them out.”The Brockville Braves plan on contributing one dollar from every ticket sold to Tuesday’s Game at the Memorial Centre to a crowdsourcing fund for the victims. Galbraith said another version of the book of condolences will be set up at the arena ahead of that game.“It will all be added to one and sent off at the end of the week,” he added.Some 30 people had signed the city hall book as of mid-afternoon Monday, as word of the tribute began slowly to spread.Some of the people signing came from out of town, including Prescott, Mallorytown, Delta and Kingston.All of the local signatures and messages will be conveyed to Humboldt city hall.Elsewhere locally, organizers of the Brockville Winter Classic Weekend used their Facebook account to post tributes to the Broncos and a link to the crowdsourcing page.Brockville Mayor David Henderson said the scope of the tragedy extends beyond the world of hockey.“I think it wa...