Like our Worcester, they are building toward their future, placing many of their hopes on transportation. We examined many more similarities in this cover story on our cousins across the pond. It was important, both to give thanks to those who take these sacrifices and to understand the other costs of war, not in the great tragedies of death the weight of which we can speak of but never intellectualize , but in smaller matters, like a native who had to miss the Red Sox winning the World Series.
In , we did our first piece on a band whose style not only brings new light to Worcester, but new serenity to your eardrums, creating a journey not to the center of the mind, but the very depths of the human soul. She ended up becoming one of a group of 7, Iraqi refugees to settle in the United States in At the time, her goals were to learn English, so she could get a job upon her arrival.
The combination of post-traumatic stress disorder and failures of the department of veterans affairs have made it particularly difficult for those returning from the battlefield to adjust to civilian life. Massachusetts Veterans, Inc. And for rappers in the Wor-town scene, like Nytmare, Tragik, and Allie Bombz, Wortown is more representative of the city than Wormtown.
We spoke to a few former inmates, but also with those with more power in society: like Guy Glodis and state Rep. John Fresolo. We discussed those trying to make a difference, and the policies that go into making re-entry easier or more difficult. A fascinating allaround look at the situation. What the team stood for, however, remains constant in Worcester sports: a sense of pride in local sports and giving back to the community. But in it was also a day of mourning. That year, spree day followed the Virginia Tech massacre, and students sought to celebrate in sadness, enjoy festivities in fear.
Though students at Clark may have had geographic distance from the tragedy, it still had emotional relevance to them. The people here know that Worcester has always been an arts town, and part of that is being a film town, with filmmakers like Allie Bombz and Tom Henrickson playing a part in a more visual component of Worcester culture. You know what did not make the list? Kelley Square, which may be dangerous, but had a relatively low accident rate, given the volume of cars on the road. The New England Doo-Wop society brings together classic acts and adaptations to keep an old style of music alive.
The history of DooWop is itself interesting; a synthesis of barbershop quartets, church singing, and rock and roll. From civil rights and anti-war protesters to musicians, we wrote a 40year retrospective by talking to some Worcesterites who were around at the time. But for organizers and the city, it can also be a bit costly.
If you were really in possession of technological wizardry you could play a game of Pac-Man , they were still a distraction concern. Rob Pezzella, assistant superintendent to Worcester Schools, gave them one simple request: turn it off. And luckily, phones never got more distracting. Being a police officer in a city is very different than being an officer in a small town.
Using the lens of Leicester Police Chief James Hurley, we looked at the effect that the internet had on getting people more involved. In , two new books came out, one based in Worcester and the other by a Worcester writer in a fictional town based on the city. They were N. They were technically granted it in the waning days of the Clinton administration, but that recognition was one of many signings voided by the Bush administration after the oval office transitioned. He also was an Austrian Jew, making life particularly difficult for his family. Sophie Freud, his granddaughter, spoke about both her relationship with her grandfather and her journey from Austria to France at the Jewish Community Center.
Known for both a fiery temper and generous philanthropy, we explored the upsand-downs of Duddie as the business giant fought a barrage of lawsuits from former business associates. The picture we came away with is more detailed, but no more clear than before. Worcester and as much a fixture of the city as anyone mentioned in Worcester Magazine. Our 2 beautiful private rooms can accommodate from 10 to guests. New regulations, strictly limiting where and when a food cart can operate, further endangered this animal. An interesting read at a time when its competitor, the restaurant industry, thrives in Worcester.
Modern, Italian and Mediterranean-influenced cuisine, with an emphasis on artisanal and local ingredients. Funding for such an entity has proven a controversial proposition, for though the airport was once a beacon of promise for Worcester as an aspiring regional hub, the reality has been less than spectacular to some. Though the airport was used over times a day as of , and was a major part of the plans of Massport, it also had been on rocky ground and underpinned what may be the most contentious battle in Worcester: how we define the success of the city.
Higgins Armory, you will be missed. For men like Pastor Juan Valdez, it means building your community and leading your flock in the fight against addiction across the street from a liquor store. Our cover story from Christmas gave an interesting look at the storefront church, and how men and women are called to spiritual service in different settings at different times.
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We talked to cyclists as they fought and continue to fight for their. Our public transport system is notoriously unreliable, inconsistent and limited in terms of access. The event, which combined a year to note the failures of Worcester performance art and jubilation, was politics in diversity: predominantly white, vaguely addressed, leaving audiences in spite of the changing demographics with no clue what to expect while of the city and the country. We looked at expectations remained high. War is, they continue to get incredible acts to indeed, hell.
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Jim Keogh took a look at the broader narcissism that lies within many and maybe all of us that, if unchecked, would leave the self-styled protectors of children to become their exploiters. After all, before Balloon Boy there was Joe Jackson. Some were drafted, others joined voluntarily and one was forced by his mother. They spoke with us and discussed racial tension during war, the trials of readjusting to civilian life, and how they came to view war after their experience. In , we took a look at the central mass brewers bringing beer back to central. But many of these fractures began with the growth and energizing of the Tea Party movement at the beginning of the Obama presidency.
At the state Republican Convention in , we saw the two factions of the Republican party at war six years before Donald Trump. A school that lost and gained students in one year. Grades slipping because of a lack of acclimation with a style of teaching, a lack of embedding with teaching styles, and more. Proponents of such action say it shifts a burden off of tax payers. Opponents wonder who would pay to stay in prison. We took a look. They are infamous for bad behavior, but good owners can train pit bulls to behave.
The craft beer boom is a boon to the region, and we took a look on the ground floor. And the youth are the people of the future. We chronicled, at the height of the great recession, the fight between community organizations and gangs for the minds and souls of our youth. After Lee that makes bullying, DeWyze had a bad 2! If not, Mr. DeWyze and locker-shovings would be sure to tell us we should and grown darker simply be grateful to be in his presence. We took a look at how a law that would require schools to contact the parents of bullies and their victims would change things.
We took a look at some of the most family friendly places in Worcester and the dishes they offer kids - from hazelnut chicken salads and Armenian Rice Pilaf to Baby Back Ribs, Bacon Cheeseburgers, and of course, pizza. When you live in Worcester, no need to leave the kids at home. We took a look at the comeback of Co-Ops in Worcester in Voter ID laws are a controversial issue, and debate is heated on both sides: Republicans claim they will reduce voter fraud, and Democrats claim they will only stop poor and minority voters from going to the polls.
We took a look at examining the thriving but oftignored deaf culture of Worcester, and what we found was a treasure. You should talk to Sue Lyons who, as a sign of the modern era, offered an investigating service to the victims of online dating scams. Online dating scams may seem like a joke, but victims of these scams have lost months of their life, countless money, and the ability to be emotionally intimate that lead them to dating in the first place. Each car was painted in memory of the design he used throughout his year racing career.
She told us about building triumph from tragedy, being a female business owner, and the exhilaration of league racing. But even five years ago, certain links were starting to be drawn, such as the connection between prescription pills and heroin. Barbers are the column, asking about her tattoos our therapists, our pundits, our stand-up and discussing the stereotypes that comedians and our own interviewers.
The feature highlights a number of those involved who speak on how over the years the cup has helped bring together players in and around the area to celebrate their immigrant communities and ethnicities. Quick discusses his inspiration behind the novel how he hopes his story will spark an important dialogue about mental illness.
It had all the convenience of fast food, but produced a menu tailored for those who want to eat healthy, filling options without losing flavor or consuming processed items. The food received four stars. Over the course of 40 years, we have lost people near and dear to our communities. While by no means complete, here are some who have left us, but who we will always remember. Gone, but not forgotten, they are missed. Cathy Walsh. The clinic serves as a source of community outreach as well as an educational environment.
Restaurants that have partnered with WooFood work to integrate healthy ingredients into their most popular dishes. The conference aims for doctors to understand pain management as well as other medical symptoms they deal with. The neighborhood has just started to get over recent heavy drug activity.
They weigh the possibilities and problems of creating a center like this in the residential neighborhood. This rise in fraudulent marriage and workers visas reveal a possible flaw in the system. One recommendation — make bullets unattainable by pricing it out of reach. She writes that the Second Amendment protects a right to bear arms, not a right to buy ammo.
We also mention the struggle Rhode Island has gone through since its legalization. Like Maine, if the Mass vote passed, it would allow nonprofit centers to cultivate and sell marijuana to patients with a prescription from their doctor. Scott, and her opposition of blind party loyalty in wake of her television ad supporting Brown over Elizabeth Warren in a race with national implications. Starting in with just 21 participating writers, the challenge has grown to more than , participants as of , more than 1, of which reside in Worcester County.
The challenge is to start and complete a 50,word novel in the span of 30 days, and urges participants, instead of receiving prizes, to receive a greater gift of holding ones finished rough draft in there hands. Airport pulls out all the stops and woos a young and successful airline, JetBlue, to start up operations here. This news has the city flying high as they are hopeful it will help improve the slow line of traffic heading to the airport. District 4 Councilor Sarai Rivera and parents are urging for equality when it comes to prioritizing the schools needs. Worcester Mag looks at cases where Level 3 sex offenders either live in large apartment complexes or have listed one as their primary address and asks people if they would want to know if a sex offender lives close to them.
While the price tag is a deterrent, the system would allow people to provide detailed personal information that would be available to emergency dispatchers to better prepare them for the situation. Teachers express the need to push for tighter safety procedures and the reality that when one has hundreds of students per semester, building a rapport with everyone can be impossible; anyone can be a ticking time bomb. The food received a whopping five stars. The story chronicled the return to Liberia of Holden Dr. Rick Sacra, who had contracted and survived Ebola several months earlier. Also featured was a look at how Worcester was helping in the fight against Ebola.
The documentary follows a group of rebels passionately dedicated to creating a new constitution and their success in ousting the president. As a several city events focusing on result, major budget cuts the Worcester Revolution of , such as cutting entire when the British were driven out of sports programs are being Massachusetts. The consortium plans proposed. However, many take to celebrate and bring awareness to issue with that, considering this victory. Although Bobby Harris Jr.
For people like Bobby Harris Christina and Jean staying III seems in their homeland and being destined for whom they are was a matter success in of life and death, unlike many the ring. This time, it was for a much more positive reason—the seniors were graduating. The last time a president visited Worcester, it was in to.
Later that year, she became cancer free. She decided to give back to all those who had supported her by participating in walks. However, this issue not only touches on Worcester, but the not-so-new phenomenon of sexual assault on college campuses around the world and its sudden push for awareness. Worcester Mag works to raise the volume of discussion of silent epidemic by speaking with a number of experts on the subject. The organization has changed since its inception in , but Eric Batista, current president, says the new mission is to focus primarily on the developing Latino community.
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When Worcester Magazine spoke with him in , he was homeless and panhandling at the corner of Highland and Park Ave. In lieu of a typical birthday, when Brady turned. Congratulations to our friends and neighbors at Worcester Magazine on 40 amazing years. Needless to say, news that it might close — it did close earlier this year — tore through Italian neighborhoods and through the church parish like a heat-seeking missile. It launched a spirited effort to save the church. Its appeal has gone all the way to the Vatican, even as the Diocese of Worcester has moved on.
The Diocese lost its bid for a waiver from the city that would have allowed it to demolish the church, and the struggle wages on. Intern Megan no less. She was Baynes would follow studying at Clark up one week later stories inside arts music University here, and news by examining the thought it might Syrian refugee be fun to compare community in the two Worcesters. She was seen as nothing less than a savior at South High, and expectations are high now that she is running the school district. The winners all get find out why Russia demanded the return to come to a big bash, so needless to say of icons that had been on display in there is a lot of excitement around the Clinton at the Museum of Russian Icons.
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A whole lot of employees have come and gone over that time. Some of them have come and gone and come back again. Kathy Real knows the drill well. She was with Worcester Magazine from until , before deciding it was time to move on. But old habits die hard, and Real was lured back by a persistent Kirk Davis, who bought the paper — and its parent company, The Holden Landmark Corp.
Davis made a pitch for Real to come back as publisher. She resisted, but the force is strong at Worcester Magazine, and she ultimately gave in returning in The paper — and the company — are all the better for it. For our special 40th Anniversary issue, I sat down with my boss and grilled her on everything from why in the world she got back in this topsy-turvy business, to where she sees Worcester Magazine in the future, to what it takes to be a successful wife, mom and businesswoman in this day and age.
Where did you grow up and what qualities did your parents instill in you that have helped you get where you are? I grew up in Walker Pond in Sturbridge. It was a great place to grow up, everyone knew each other. There are a lot of qualities I have today that I can attribute to my parents.
Number one was always be honest. When I wanted something, money for the movies, for example, they would give me the money, but first I had to wash the car. Lucky me, I got the job. That was I left the magazine in for three years and came back in November I am a social person, so it really suits my personality.
Not necessarily. It is rewarding to help a business grow. So, what can you dish many strong friendships with clients over the years. You see their kids grow to us about our competitor? Unfair question. The only thing I can say is it up, get married, have children. Three of my friends really cool. At one point, when I first from when I first started at Worcester graduated college, I was substitute teaching and fell in love with teaching.
Magazine were there. I told my parents I wanted to go What were the early days like back to school to be a teacher, and for you at Worcester Magazine? She spent about 10 minutes discussing how to sell, handed me get where you are? There was never a pass has just expired. I a media kit and then took me to the question growing up whether I would was now expected to go and make my Galleria to go shopping.
Back in the go to college. My parents just expected way in the world. The joke was, we would marketing. Why sales? My dad page company, The Talking Phonebook. There were clients was a salesman, and my mom was an After a year with them, I realized to see. But it just seemed easier. Then entrepreneur. I always so I quit. Allen Fletcher accomplished. Both had the flexibility another job. Maybe I was spoiled working for Allen.
I know I was. He respected my opinion and trusted my decisions. When I felt like I could no longer be an effective manager, I had to leave, as hard as that was, after 21 years. Absolutely not. Never in a million years. So, why did you? Kirk [Davis], the owner, called my mom and asked if the two of us would have dinner with him.
I knew something was up. When I left the house, I told my husband there was no way I was going to go back, but out of respect for Kirk I accepted the invitation. Worcester Magazine needed new energy, and I love a challenge. Kirk was offering me the position of publisher, and letting me run the paper the way I felt was necessary. What would you say is the overall state of Worcester Magazine right now? I have been with the magazine for almost 30 years, and do not recall this ever happening to any other paper. I am really proud of the entire staff.
What are the challenges that publication and others like it are facing, and how are you meeting them? As a whole, the advertising industry has changed. When I first started, we were only competing against a few local radio stations and the Telegram. Now the radio market is saturated with options. Our company, as a whole, now offers a full portfolio of digital services.
We run contests, host events. There are a lot of other revenue sources we can take advantage of. What role do you see Worcester Magazine playing in Worcester and beyond as move into the future? We have a solid foundation, so we will continue to be the publication that offers the best coverage of political news, arts and entertainment and opinion pieces.
As we grow, how does our editorial coverage grow? We have a clear path on our next steps, we just need to get there financially, and this is the year that I see that growth happening. What are some of your biggest business achievements? I guess my biggest would be my current position. I started as the pubisher of Worcester Magazine, and since have taken over the responsibilities for baystateparent and our digital division.
There were a lot of bridges to rebuild when I came back, and I and my staff have successfully achieved that. We sponsor a ton of. It is important for Worcester Magazine to do its part to help the local economy. What is it like juggling family commitments with your job responsibilities? Even when I am not at work physically, my cell is always ringing, and I am constantly checking my email.
I have three amazing boys. What are you most proud of about yourself, professionally or personally? My 3 boys, the two older ones have grown up to be smart, hardworking, successful young men. My youngest has a lot of their qualities. We have an anniversary bash coming up. It will be great to see so many alumni I worked with in the past 28 years. We have a lot to celebrate, 40 is huge. We will also have Off the Hook Roadside Eatery and The Dogfather out front so guests can grab a bite to eat before they head home.
A huge thank you to everyone who helped us make it to 40 and continue our growth in the future. We are hyper local and plan on being here to enjoy another 40 years serving the community. Worcester Magazine's 40th Anniversary Commemorative Issue. Schedule an appointment today! The take-no-prisoners reporting, going after the truth and not worrying about angering the powers that be, led to a famous moment in WoMag Summer history. Janice Harvey Well, well, well. Worcester Magazine is turning Our Passion. Our Community.
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Friends and family are invited to Mass at a. Phyllis G. They moved to Stuart in Phyllis was an active member of St. She was an avid reader and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Huber, who passed in No services are planned at this time. For further information or for online condolences and expressions of sympathy, please visit www. Catharine B. Hering Wilhelm. Hering Wilhelm, 97, of Stuart, passed away on April 25, surrounded by loving family. She was daughter of H. Brooks Hering and Catharine Chandlee Hering. Kittie attended boarding school at Stoneleigh-Burnham in Massachusetts.
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Memorial services will be private. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to Audubon of Martin County audubonofmartincounty. Raymond Kolb. Raymond E. He fought in the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Philippines, which was one of the final victories that secured the victory for the Allies. He was a senior cryptographer, responsible for coding and decoding secret communications and classified messages. At the time of his Honorable discharge, Ray had achieved the rank of Sergeant. When Ray returned stateside, he came back to New York. He spent the next 20 years living on Long Island and working on Wall Street.
He moved his family to North Palm Beach, Fl. In , and managed the Florida Sugar Refinery until he retired in Ray loved to play golf and tennis, fishing and dancing at a ballroom level with his wife Hilda. He became very accomplished with oils and acrylics to the level of participating in shows and selling his artwork. He was a devout Catholic and attended St. Christopher Church in Hobe Sound. Ray was devoted to his family and was most kind, generous and compassionate in every way. A true gentleman in everything he did, still opening the car door for Hilda until he could drive no longer.
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Box , Department , Memphis, TN Funeral arrangements have been entrusted in the care of Martin Funeral Home and Crematory. Bill Armstrong of Stuart, Florida was welcomed into the gates of heaven on Thursday, April 4, at the age of He loved each and everyone one of them in a very special way. Born to parents, J. William and Louise Armstrong Sr.
Bill grew up in Towson, MD. For college Bill attended Villanova University where he played football for Villanova University and was a 2-way starter. He played in two bowl games Sun Bowl — and Liberty Bowl - After graduation, Bill moved to Northern Virginia and then later to Potomac, MD where he made his home and raised his family. He started a second career in the association business in Washington, DC working for the American Trucking Association, running their membership program and then working for the US Chamber of Commerce.
Bill retired 5 years ago. He loved his time at Congressional and became a Governor of the Board for six years. Bill loved his many friends. Throughout his life his course never wavered. God speed Bill. We lost a great husband, father, grandfather and friend! A reception will follow at the Mariner Sands Club house.
Checks can be sent to the following address Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA or online at www. Online condolences and expressions of sympathy may be offered at www. Jeffrey M. Kirsch and his wife Nancy B. Nancy and Jeff moved to Stuart, Florida and made it their home for 40 years until their passing. Jeff was a practicing attorney on the Treasure Coast for 35 years and Nancy was previously employed as a mortgage broker.
Nancy was born to Fredric F. Nancy graduated in from Greenville High School in Michigan. Nancy is survived by her brother Robert L. She is predeceased by her parents. They both will be warmly remembered by many family and friends for their warmth, kindness, thoughtfulness and humor. Jeff and Nancy were actively involved in the community, always putting family first and will forever hold a special place in our hearts. Ronald A. Ronald "Ron" A. Ron was a lifelong voracious reader, who also enjoyed cooking always adding extra garlic , gatherings with his family, and "tinkering" -- with professional results -- around his home in Binghamton, NY.
In later years, he travelled widely, visiting countries and continents all over the world. He also enjoyed his boat, "Pin Money," skiing and golfing. Ron was a member of the Yacht and Country Club of Stuart a place he referred to as Paradise ; he and his late wife, Mary Lee, enjoyed a rich social life there, with many friends, parties and gatherings.
Nicholas Waller. Nicholas J. Waller, 81, Port St. Lucie, FL, passed away peacefully at his residence. Nick was legally adopted by his stepfather, Calvert Waller, after Wanda remarried. He spent his childhood in Rome and decided to join the U. Air Force at the age of 18 where he served honorably for 4 years.
Nick was a gifted athlete pursuing baseball through high school and later becoming an avid bowler playing in tournaments around the world for the Pan Am team. He was passionate about art and meticulous about the smallest details. Nick was welcomed at the Faith Congregational Church in Port. Lucie where he joyfully sang in the choir. His family will miss his humor, his laugh and his love.
He is survived by his wife Donna Waller of Port St. Ella Barry. Ella M. Ella enjoyed volunteering at Martin Memorial Hospital. She had several hobbies such as crocheting, gardening and working in the garden but she especially enjoyed being a grandma. She was predeceased by her son Robert Barry, Jr. Mary Theresa Kanaby. Lucie, FL formerly of St. Mary enjoyed sailing, boating, camping and motorcycle riding in her younger years. She loved playing the organ, drawing, and bowling and was on Beat the Champ on national TV in the late 60's.
During her later years, Mary's grandchildren were in the forefront of her life. Lucie, FL. Lucie, FL; ten grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and one great-nephew. Priscilla Lou Keck Lockwood Dalton. Priscilla was taken to her heavenly home March 9, at age 78 due to a short illness.
Priscilla moved to Florida to live with her mother and the man she would call her dad, Art Lockwood. She met and fell in love with Gerald Dalton, married Nov. Amazing stay at home mother to Brian Dalton until she became a teller with Suntrust Bank in West Palm Beach, Fl until she transferred to the Stuart location to help care for her parents.
She volunteered in the book store at the Flea Market and at Hospice in Stuart, Fl, making the most of each day until she was taken to her heavenly home March 9, at age 78 due to a short illness. She was predeceased by her husband, Gerald Dalton and sister Judith Towle. She also leaves behind many friends and those whose lives she touched in some small way either who knew her at Parkview Condominiums, the book store at the Stuart Flea Market or at Sandsprit Park on her many walks feeding the squirrels and birds.
There will be a celebration of her life held at Sandsprit Park on Monday, May 13th, at am In memory of our little lady with the huge heart, give to Treasure Coast Hospice or make it a point every day to say a kind word to at least one person, feed a squirrel a peanut, read and share a book, and make the world a better place by being in it! Artie Cullen Rowell Timmerman. Parker on the kitchen table at their home in Indiantown.
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Rowell, both deceased. Artie was a devoted mother, and after divorce in , Artie single-handedly raised her 3 sons on her own, working at The Stuart News during the day and waitressing at night. Artie loved to travel! She delighted in visiting many destinations around the world such as Tahiti, Australia, New Zealand and the Fiji Islands. She also enjoyed numerous cruises to various eastern and western Caribbean islands. A loyal member of the First United Methodist Church of Stuart, Artie joined groups of friends from the church on trips to Alaska, the Bahamas and many of their retreats.
In , sponsored by Monica Daly, a Stephen Minister, Artie found much gratification in experiencing the Walk to Emmaus, a three-day retreat under the auspices of the United Methodist Church. Artie even went salmon fishing in Canada where she successfully landed a big one! A long-time resident of Stuart, FL, Ted moved here in with his family. He is a congregant of St.
Ted is predeceased by his mother Carolyn Olson Mortell. Kanner Highway, Stuart, FL with an evening prayer vigil at pm. Richard J. Rick moved to Florida in to pursue his long standing career lawn agriculture. One of Rick's many interests included listening to Bruce Springsteen. He was an excellent golfer with a competitive spirit and revered by all. Most of all Rick loved his family, he was a devoted father, grandfather and friend. Dallas, TX Elias H. Walter L. Late in life he settled in his current home in Stuart, Fl. Walter served in the U. Army Air Corps. Online condolences and expressions of sympathy can be made at www.
John P. Caval, Jr. He was born to John P. In the company received an award for National Small Business Subcontractor, considered to be among the most prestigious honors to be bestowed upon small business concerns. He was a Medic in the U. Army National Guard. Some of his interests were flying his Cessna airplane, boating and fishing, and enjoying fine wines.
John was also an avid reader and enjoyed Astronomy. John was predeceased by his sister Alexandra Bonafine. Kanner Highway, Stuart, FL Burial arrangements will be private. Robert P. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in loving memory of Robert can be made to Treasure Coast Hospice, S. Thomas J. Eisenbraun, 75, of Port St. Thomas worked for the Daily News while living in New York.
Thomas enjoyed playing cards, suntanning and being the life of the party in his earlier years. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Dolly Eisenbraun, a daughter, 8 step children, 19 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Lucie Blvd. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted in the care of Martin Funeral Home, St. Lucie Chapel. Patricia A. She married Don W. Fielder on December 2, at St. She enjoyed reading, Bridge, golf, travel and the company of close friends and family. She was an adventurer; even trying indoor sky diving with her family at 85 years young!
She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by her husband, family and friends. A celebration of her life will be held afterward. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in loving memory of Pat can be made to Changing Leads Foundation by visiting: www. Robert Hubbs. Robert Hubbs, 57, of Stuart, Florida, passed away with his long time partner Marty by his side. Kanner Highway, Stuart, FL at am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in loving memory of Robert can be made to St.
Jude Children's Research Hospital www. Marion D. She loved sewing with her sisters and going out to eat. She also enjoyed doing crafts, going to the casinos, cooking and entertaining her family and friends. Marion is survived by her loving husband of 61 years John J. Latwinas, her children John M. She was preceded in death by her sister, Phyllis Grace Price.
Emily Schanz. Emily Schanz, 99, passed away on February 17, She had one sister and three brothers, all now deceased. She married Fred W. Schanz in in Cleveland. She was a member of Miles Grant Country Club. She was predeceased by her husband, siblings, and parents. At Emily's request, there will be only a graveside service in New York , to be scheduled at a future date.
Mina L. Jones, 94 of Stuart, FL passed away with her daughter Candace by her side. She was predeceased by her husband Albert E. Paul Hunter. Marine Raiders. The Raiders were the special forces of their time.
In , The Raiders were incorporated into the 6th Marine Division. Paul was wounded in the battles for Guam and Okinawa. He was awarded two Purple Hearts. In , Paul participated in the occupation of Yokosuka at the time of the Japanese surrender. After the war, Paul left the service to pursue his passion of flying, by using the GI Bill to become a flight instructor. In , Paul re-enlisted in the U. He was accepted into the naval aviation training program.
Upon completion of his flight training, Paul was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U. Marine Corps and married Margaret. His nineteen years as a commissioned officer included combat in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. During his career he flew several different types of aircraft, but his favorite aircraft was the Chance Vought F8U Crusader.
The F8U Crusader was a supersonic single engine jet fighter. He retired in at the rank of Major, and moved to Palm Springs, Florida, to be near his childhood home. Paul and Margaret relocated to Jensen Beach, Florida, in , to be close to their favorite fishing spots. They enjoyed fishing and travelling around the country until Margaret passed away of cancer in They loved to travel across country to sightsee and visit relatives. Patricia Durso. Patricia Durso, 81, of Port St. Lucie, FL, passed away peacefully with her husband and eldest daughter by her side on Sunday, February 10, Pat was married to Carmen Durso for 60 years and they recently celebrated their anniversary in October.
Pat was a talented floral and interior designer, theater goer and a music aficionado of all genres of music. She was a loving mother of three and grandmother of two who instilled confidence in all of her children, nieces and nephews. Pat was known for her love of reading and keeping her mind sharp with crossword puzzles, but will be most remembered for the love she had for her family and enjoying a good glass of wine.
The family would like to thank Treasure Coast Hospice for their compassionate care and guidance. Jacob Jeremiah Branen. Jacob J. Branen, 29, was killed Monday, Feb. He was transported to Halifax Hospital, Daytona Beach where he succumbed to his injuries. Jacob had a passion for the history and archeology of Israel. One of his greatest experiences was participating in a dig at the archeological site Tel Dor, Haifa, Israel. He loved to travel, making multiple trips to Israel.
He traveled Germany on a school trip as well. He was currently employed as a customer service representative by Teletech, Daytona Beach, FL and also worked as an electronics sales associate for Walmart. Jacob's exuberance for life, his kind and generous heart and his ready laugh will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Having been born with cerebral palsy, those who were close to Jacob were proud of all his life's accomplishments. A Wisconsin service will be held sometime this spring, with details to follow. Martin Funeral Home, Stuart Chapel, provided the arrangements.
David F. Dusty Drew. For many years Dusty and his wife owned and operated Camp Wekeela on Bear Pond in Hartford, Maine, where young people from highly varied backgrounds spent memory-making summers having fun while absorbing life-lessons along the way. Dusty served on many town committees in Standish and was a past president of the Kiwanis Club and Watchic Lake Association.
Dusty was most fulfilled as a mentor to young people both on and off the ballfield. He enjoyed dancing and classical music and looked forward every year to spending summers in Maine mostly in his lakeside vegetable garden and winters in Florida mostly golfing or volunteering. Dusty had a tremendous work ethic, and was also an organizational genius. Whether it was almost single-handedly bringing back to life the physical plant of a long-closed summer camp, organizing camper or spring baseball trips, feeding all of the athletes at USM during periods when the cafeteria was closed, running a golf tournament at Miles Grant, or overseeing a Kiwanis dinner, Dusty easily took on great responsibility, and had fun while creating memorable times for others.
Dusty is survived by his brother Donal F. He was predeceased by his son, Timothy Cronin. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial contribution to your favorite charity. The family would like to extend special thanks to Treasure Coast Hospice and to the caring and compassionate staffs of Hay-Madiera House and Harper House. Patrick R. Garofola, Jr. Lucie, FL, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 28, He was sadly taken from this life all too soon.
Patrick spent his life in Florida. A native Floridian and resident of Broward and St. Lucie Counties, Patrick made is final home here in Port St. He was a kind and gentle man. An easy-going person with his family always in the forefront. Patrick enjoyed fishing and his job working as a concrete finisher. He is survived by his partner in life, Toni Ragusa of Port St.
Also, his paternal grandparents Patricia and Vincent Garofola A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, February 1, with visitation beginning at 12 noon with a service beginning at pm at the St. Lucie, FL, Janie V. Myers, 58, of Port St. Lucie, FL unexpectantly passed away on Saturday, January 12, She was preceded in death by her first born child, Brian Myers, in ; her brother Jimmy Vaughn in ; and her husband, Jeffery Myers in Janie was born on February 7, Although her given name is Constance Jane Vaughn, she always preferred to be called Janie.
She would also answer to Pie Pie, which was a nickname given to her by her mother as a child. She was married to Jeffery Myers in Janie and Jeff lived in Douglasville, GA for several years. Janie wanted to live in Port St Lucie because of her work as a mortgage loan processor. Janie was a self-proclaimed southern belle. She loved to cook southern style cuisine just like her mother. She was never shy and would speak to anyone. She had a wonderful, unique sense of humor and loved to laugh. She also loved to have fun and had many friends who cared for her deeply.
Janie had a relationship with God and accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior. Those who love her find great comfort in knowing that she is now resting peacefully with Jesus Christ. Janie was loved unconditionally by her family and will be profoundly missed. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord. Arthur Charles Schuck, IV. Lucie, FL, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 8, Arthur graduated from Port St. Lucie High School with Honors in He had a way of always making people smile and enjoyed making funny faces and face bombing people taking pictures.
Arthur was predeceased by his maternal grandfather George Naulty. Shaun M. Shaun grew up in Goshen, MA where his love of the outdoors blossomed. He graduated from Smith Vocational High School in Shaun had many great experiences in his short life. He was a volunteer fireman and EMT.
He worked at several hospitals in different states as an ER tech. He traveled the United States with his friend when he was Ran the Boston marathon after recovering from major back surgery. Enjoyed fishing, camping, running on the beach, hiking in the woods and just being outside Shaun made many friends during his life and he cherished his family. Shaun was a kind, caring, compassionate soul who will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Northampton, MA on April 27, at 12pm-5pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of ones choice.
Robert T. He was very proud to be the first member of his family to graduate from college, The College of the Holy Cross in He served 2 years in the U. He is predeceased by his parents C. Bob was the consummate gentleman and loved by all for his honesty, his loyalty and his smile. His granddaughter Keira was the love of his life. A Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 16, at am at St.
Helen F. She had been suffering with health issues for many years. Edler on August 3, Their beautiful love relationship continued for 57 years, until his death in She he became a real estate broker with her father. She took time off to raise her family, then returned to work at Buckeye State Bank and advanced to Cashier. Mom, or Oma as her grand and great grand children called her, enjoyed flower arranging, cooking, church activities, golfing, traveling, playing cards, and spending time with her family.
Her wonderful and gentile personality touched everyone she met. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Edler and her brother Richard Baker. Her sister Ruth Seevers and husband Jim survive her. A niece Kay Bachelder resides in Galion, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations maybe made to Peace Lutheran Church. Bonnie Handel. Her partner of 22 years Robert "Bob" Auwood was by her side holding her hand. Bonnie was born and raised in Philadelphia, graduating from Cheltenham HS in She worked for many years in California primarily as an Emergency Room Nurse.
She met Bob in and became an accomplished coastal and open ocean sailor, sailing thousands of miles from Canada, along the US East Coast, thru the Bahamas, and for many years in the Caribbean. Bonnie and Bob were blessed to share and live out a beautiful common dream. They moved ashore in She is also survived by her beloved pet, Abigail The Wonder Dog. She was predeceased by her father Samuel Silver. Earlene T.
Earlene is survived by her husband Frank Babbitt, Jr. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Mark Alan Lashley. Working, fishing and cooking were Marks biggest passions in life. He loved to fish. He enjoyed cooking and was a great cook with a passion for gourmet foods. Mark had an extensive group of friends, Most of whom he has known for 30 plus years and some longer than that. Mark will be missed by all of his family and friends. Dorothea F. She is survived by her son Mark Leimkuehler and his wife Cathy and daughter Jill Leimkuehler-Mazgaj and her husband David; her three grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren and brother Dale Hirschy.
She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Roy Leimkuehler. Harold Kalbfleisch. Harold was preceeded in death by his beloved wife Elaine Schlee of 53 years. Harold owned Birmingham Cleaners for 52 years. Services pending. Memorial contributions may be made to the hospice of your choice. Frances Windon. Frances "Franny" A. Fran was married to the love of her life, the late Ralph C. Windon for 43 years and they resided in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Fran was a devoted mother and Nana: she had a special relationship with her grand kids and loved spending time with family and friends.
Fran was known for her love of reading and working jigsaw puzzles, but will be most remembered for telling " the stories of her life" and her sense of humor. Fran's lifetime was dedicated to helping and taking care of others, she always had a smile on her face and never met a stranger. Fannie Gay Timon. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted in the care of Martin Funeral Home. James Howard Noe. Jim knew his wife Margaret since where they graduated High School together. Their paths took different turns and eventually they married in Jim drove for Armellini Express Lines for twenty plus years.
He received the Million Mile Safety Award for no accidents. Jim always had a positive outlook on life. He was a kind person and always had a smile on his face. Jim was also a man that was very strong in his faith. Richard E. He was a longtime business owner. After retirement, he moved to Palm City, FL were he has spent the last 25 years with his bride. Some of his passions in life were photo editing, wood carving, and restoring classic cars. He was well versed in computers and technology. Kathy Butcher. Kathy passed away at her home in Stuart, FL with her husband at her side, after a long illness.
Kathy was active at her church, St. Kathy loved animals and children, but was absolutely passionate about teaching. She brought many new and innovative ideas into her classroooms. Kathy fought anything that interfered with a child's opportunity to learn. She was instrumental in getting clean drinking water at South Fork High School, when the water supply was contaminated with lead in the early 's.
A Celebration of Life will be held at St. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in loving memory of Kathy can be made to the St. Vivian Clara Doege. Vivian was a homemaker and mother her whole life and enjoyed the simpler things in life but she enjoyed her sewing. She was predeceased by her husband Clarence T. Sharon Sharrie Vandenberg Skerven. She always wanted to help others and to make every celebration special and spend as much time with family as possible.
She was a friend to animals and the earth. Some of her most special times were spent in Hayward, WS on Spring Lake at the cabin with her family.
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She leaves behind her loving cat, Tinsel. Memorial donations in loving memory of Sharrie can be made to the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast www. Kathleen H. Nagel Butcher. Edwin Jay Stuart. He passed peacefully into eternity on November 18, at his residence in Stuart. After graduation from Pahokee High School in he continued his studies at the University of Florida and after graduation he then joined the Navy. While stationed in San Diego he met the love of his life Margaret Delano and they were married on August 25, Edwin was a lifelong student-he loved to read and learn and earned a law degree as well as a Masters Degree from University of Florida and later a PhD from Florida State.
They were happily married until her death in July He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Edwin loved the Lord and was excited to get to Heaven. Kanner Hwy. Stuart, Florida Online condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made at www. Bruce A. Captain Bruce A. Ungar of Port St. Lucie, FL passed away on November 15, after a hell of a fight against lymphoma. He was charter fishing Captain. Patrick Miner. Patrick J. Prior to retiring he was an Electrician with I. Electrical Union for many years.
Patrick served proudly during WWI in the U. Patrick was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary "May" Paternostro Miner. Patrick loved to go boating and fish, loved a good treasure hunt at the local flea markets and the local Salvation Army. Whenever he drove he always had a plan for the day of what he wanted to accomplish. Patrick loved to cook and was very proud of his Italian Heritage. Kanner Hwy Stuart, FL. Toney R. William Toney Richard Edwards, 74, restaurateur, designer, and yachtsman died of pancreatic cancer at home in Stuart, Florida, on Saturday, November 10, He is survived by his wife, Maggie Hopp, younger sister Sherri Bilson, and many loving cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and older sister, the Rev. Judy Nelson. There, at the hands of an old-school waiter, he sampled several dishes he had never heard of nor tasted before. Academically trained in technical theater and design at UT and Yale University, he worked at theaters in Rochester, Minnesota, and Atlanta.
He also joined the Durst Organization for whom he managed more than sixty buildings in Manhattan and stabilized seven historic theaters on West 42nd Street in the early s. It was through his work with the Durst Organization that he met Maggie, a photographer, whom he married in after a decade-long courtship. In addition to food, wine he served as vice president of the Ordre des Compagnons du Beaujolais and community, Toney was a skilled blue-water sailor and a member of the New York Yacht Club and Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, where he was an active racer and winter frostbiter.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to U. Sailing Center of Martin County, Inc. Indian River Dr. Irving M. Levin, 95, died peacefully at his home in the Summerfield community, on Thursday, November 8, with his wife of 41 years the former S. Frances Kelley, at his bedside. He participated in numerous projects including testing the first inertial guidance system. Kenneth A. Green died peacefully at his home in Hobe Sound, Florida, on Wednesday evening, November 7, , at the age of He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Esther Green; his sister Winifred; hisbeloved wife of 49 years, Betty; and his wife Delores with whom he spent 12 loving years.
He served in the U. Ken was a member of the Pilgrim Holiness Church now Community Bible Church for more than fifty years serving as song leader, Sunday school superintendent, and board member for many of those years. Working with the Gideons International was an integral part of his life; Ken was a member for over forty years serving in the Broome County camp in New York as well as the Martin County camp in Florida. He held several offices and participated in Bible distributionsin hospitals, high schools, New York city street corners, and even in South Korea. He frequently supplied music at the Binghamton City Rescue Mission and participated in jail ministry on a regular basis.
The Lord was the center of his life and his first priority was to serve Him. The family will receive visitors this Sunday afternoon November 11 at P. The viewing will be immediately followed by a funeral service at P. Matthew Ellison officiating. Box , Washington , D. Kenneth B. Ferrin,53,of Hobe Sound, passed away Thursday, November 8, surrounded by his loving and devoted family. Kenny, as he was affectionately known as, had many outside hobbies. He loved being on the water, taking photographs and just enjoying the outdoors life.
He was a wonderful billiard competitor and played on many leagues. Kenny made it to the the Las Vegas Billiard Championship. Most of all, Kenny loved and adored his family. He is predecesed by his brothers Robbie Allen and Randy. Jennifer Anne Wren. After graduating from St. Jennifer returned to Stuart for a brief period and then moved to Boston, MA. She lived in the the Beacon Hills section of Boston for ten years, returning to Stuart area in the summer of Jennifer was very much loved and will be greatly missed and always remembered by her father and her family, as well as her many friends in the Boston and Stuart areas.
Online condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made at www. Sandra Feeley. In the Cape Cod, MA. Sandy retired from teaching in As a child she lived in Avon, MA. She had lived in Sharon, MA. She and her husband Paul had been a snowbirds coming to Jensen Beach since She was so proud of raising her 3 sons. She is predeceased by her sister Carol.
Port St. Lucie, Florida. Stuart, FL. Online condolences and expressions of sympathy may be found at www. Patricia Still. Patti as she is fondly known as, was a true artist. She worked with many mediums such as oils, pencils, paper art and photography. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in loving memory of Patti can be made to the First United Methodist Church, S. Online condolences and expressions of sympathy can be made by vising www. Noreen Trenoweth. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa and lived most of her life, Noreen came to Martin County to be close to her loving daughter Zelle and her family.
She is also survived by her grandchildren Claudia and her husband Jimmy and grandson Craig and many relatives in South Africa. She was predeceased by her husband of 57 hears Charles and and son John and daughter Mavis. LaDon M. As a young woman, she attended MacPhail School of Music in Minneapolis, where she developed her passion for singing. It is there where she met her husband of 53 years, Wally Johnson deceased. They sang together at over events, including TV and charity benefits.
Her devotion to Wally and her passion for music inspired many. LaDon enjoyed an active life including tennis, skiing, and golf. The Mariner Sands Chapel Choir and the game of Mahjong brought her many special friendships and great joy over the years. LaDon was an optimistic woman, always striving for the best in life for herself, Wally, and others. She is survived by her brother James and his wife Barb of Brainerd, Minnesota, along with many nieces and nephews, in-laws, special friends, and extraordinary caregivers.
Harry G. Fritz, Jr. Harry G Fritz, Jr. He served for 7 years, Harry was involved with many veterans organizations. Harry was a wonderful husband of 36 years to his best friend Gail Fritz. Harry was an avid animal lover, and is also survived by his three dogs Lucky, Misty, Dakota, and three cats Lexie, Cally and Hannah. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in loving memory of Harry can be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America.
Kanner Highway, Stuart, Fl. Thomas A. Thomas "Tom" A. Haack, 74,passed away Thursday, October 18, , peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Ernest R. Ernest Richard "Ernie" Swanson, 74, of Stuart, Florida, died peacefully October 14, with his wife and children by his side. Ernie was a musician, vocalist, instructor and entertainer and began his career at the age of 11 as a child actor in off-Broadway productions.
He switched his interest to music in his teens and played with and backed up top recording artists, in addition to leading his own band, The Crescents for over 30 years.