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Christie Starr Kent

March 13, 1942 - April 6, 2011

Christie Starr Kent, 69, wife of 52 years to Billy G. Kent, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at East Cooper Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Kent was born on March 13, 1942 in Pittsburgh, PA, the daughter of the late Paul C. and Selma Steimer Starr. She was a member of Christ Our King Catholic Church. She will be deeply missed by her family including her husband, Billy G. Kent; her son, David P....
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William Walsh Thomas

September 5, 1924 - March 16, 2011

William Walsh “Bill” Thomas, of Charleston, South Carolina died Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at Hospice Care in Mount Pleasant. Born in Charleston, South Carolina on September 5, 1924 to the late James Gorman and Marion Walsh Thomas, he was the graduate of the High School of Charleston and attended The College of Charleston where he played basketball and attended Northwestern University in...
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James William McManus, Jr.

November 19, 1940 - March 11, 2011

James William McManus Jr. 70, Charleston, SC Entered eternal rest March 11, 2011 in the Ralph A. Johnson Veterans Administration Hospital’s Patriots’ Harbor, CLC. He was preceded in death by parents Marjorie S. McManus Gilmartin and James William McManus M.D. Survived by sisters Mary Ellen Maguire Brooklyn, NY and Marjorie T. McManus Mt. Pleasant, SC and brothers Paul Michael McManus ...
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Jackie Dyer Cusack

July 1, 1945 - March 9, 2011

Jackie Dyer Cusack Isle of Palms - Jackie Dyer Cusack, 65, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Jackie was born July 1, 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee to Rexford Bland Essary and Ruth Williams Essary. She is survived by her husband, Dr. John Robert Cusack; her son, Russell Steven Dyer and his wife, Heather Spencer Dyer, and their children: Stephen Spencer Dyer and Anna Grace Dyer; her daughter:...
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Carolyn Bagnall Garrett

November 1, 1929 - March 7, 2011

Mt Pleasant, SC Carolyn Bagnall Garrett Mt. Pleasant - Carolyn Bagnall Garrett, 81, wife of Paul O. Garrett of Mt. Pleasant, SC died Monday, March 7, 2011. Mrs. Garrett was born November 1, 1929 in Sumter, SC to Hogan Smith Bagnall, Sr. and Florence Dawkins Bagnall. A member of Hibben United Methodist Church, Mrs. Garrett belonged to multiple organizations where she held many prominent...
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Maureen King

July 12, 1932 - February 24, 2011

Maureen King Mt. Pleasant, SC Maureen King, age 78, widow of Richard “Dick” King, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, died February 24, 2011 in Charleston. Mrs. King was born July 12, 1932 in New York City, NY, a daughter of the late Albert Favola and Agnes Beale Favola. She is survived by her four daughters: Maureen King of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Meghan King (Cristobal Garcia Die) of Madrid, Spain...
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Nancy S. Cary

July 13, 1923 - February 20, 2011

Nancy Shirley Cary, 87, widow of Thornley Curtis Cary Jr., died Sunday, February 20, 2011. Mrs. Cary was born on July 13, 1923 in Honea Path, SC, a daughter of the late Malcolm John Shirley and Neila Simpson Shirley. She graduated from Columbia College in 1944 with a degree in education. She was a high school and Head Start teacher and taught at Jennie Moore Elementary School for many, many...
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Phillip Ray Craun

May 28, 1947 - February 20, 2011

Phillip Ray Craun, age 63, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, husband of Valerie Norton Craun, died Sunday, February 2oth, 2011. Phil was born May 28, 1947 in Des Moines, IA, a son of the late Russell Albert Craun and Muriel Evelyn Cristy Craun. He attended Perdue University where he was a disc jockey and then served in the U.S. Navy for four years where he played french horn and trumpet in the Navy Band....
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Eugene Savedge

October 21, 1922 - February 12, 2011

O. Eugene Savedge Mt. Pleasant, SC Oscar Eugene Savedge, husband of Alma Savedge, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, age 88 died February 12, 2011 in Mt. Pleasant. Gene was born, October 21, 1922 in Charleston, SC, son of the late O.E. Savedge and Carrie Jenkins Savedge and the grandson of the late H.B. Jenkins and Mary Eva Bailey Jenkins of Rockville, SC. While attending the Citadel, he enlisted...
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Louis J LaMarche, Jr.

February 10, 1911 - February 11, 2011

Louis J. LaMarche, Sr., 100, passed away on Friday, February 11, 2011. Mr. LaMarche was born on February 10, 1911 in Worcester, MA, a son of the late Exeard LaMarche and Josephine Matilda Belair. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Emma Helen LaMarche, his parents and 14 of his 15 siblings. Mr. LaMarche was employed by the U.S. Department of Navy, Charleston Navy Yard for 30 years. ...
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Saundra Storts Blake

May 27, 1952 - February 11, 2011

Mt. Pleasant Saundra Storts Blake, 58, wife of Jonathan Blake, died Friday, February 11, 2011 in Mt. Pleasant, SC Mrs. Blake was born May 27, 1952 in Tulsa, OK, a daughter of the late Max Eugene Storts and Shirley Rogers Storts. Saundra moved to Charleston, SC in 1975 where she worked at Cummins Diesel for 24 years until 2000. While living in Charleston she attended Trident Technical...
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Winifred "Win" Marianski

December 13, 1921 - February 8, 2011

Winifred (Win) Irene Marianski, of North Charleston, SC and formerly of New Ollerton, England, died Tuesday, the 8th of February, at The Hospice of Charleston, at the age of 89. Born December 13, 1921 in Enfield, a suburb of London, to Amy and Henry West, Win had four brothers; Alan, William, Bertram & Lawrence, and a half-sister, Grace, all of whom are predeceased. After graduating...
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Mary Alyce Boatwright McInerny

October 14, 1919 - February 5, 2011

Sullivans Island On February 5, 2011, Mary Alyce Boatwright McInerny of Sullivan’s Island entered into eternal rest on Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Born October 14, 1919 in Ridge Spring, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Pearlie V. and Mary S. Styron Boatwright. A 1937 graduate of Newberry High School, she lived most of her married years on Sullivan’s Island as a...
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Edna Milton Cusher

August 10, 1925 - February 5, 2011

Charleston, SC Edna Milton Cusher, 85, of Daniel Island, died Saturday, February 5, 2011. She was born on August 10, 1925 in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of the late George Milton and Lela Woodyard. Edna and Jack were life long soul mates. They met before WWII and married when Jack returned home from war. She was a member of Stella Maris Catholic Church on Sullivans Island and was known...
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Ouida G. Auld

August 21, 1937 - February 3, 2011

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William Vernon Sheppard

April 18, 1941 - January 28, 2011

William Vernon Sheppard CHARLESTON – William Vernon Sheppard, 69, of Charleston, S.C., died January 28, 2011. Born April 18, 1941, in Spencer, WV, he was the son of the late Vernon L. Sheppard and the late Margaret Montgomery Sheppard. He was first married to Gaye Hamilton Lott and then to the late Charlotte Ann McGehee. Mr. Sheppard graduated from The Citadel in 1963 with a BS in Civil...
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Edward "E.P." McClellan

April 22, 1922 - January 25, 2011

Edward Palmer McClellan, 88, died January 25, 2011, on Isle of Palms, SC. Born April 2, 1922, Edward McClellan, “E.P.” was a great and honorable man, with a host of accomplishments which gives only a glimpse of the man he became. He’s been called “Charleston’s Own Tom Sawyer” for his childhood adventures, living on a tiny island in Charleston’s harbor. He was called “Tojo” by...
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Laura Mode Lail

August 6, 1954 - January 23, 2011

Laura Mode Lail, 56, of Mount Pleasant, SC died Sunday, January 23, 2011 after a courageous battle against breast cancer. Laura was born August 6, 1954 in Morganton, NC, a daughter of the late John and Pearl Louise Mode. She graduated from Western Piedmont College with a degree in Nursing and most recently was the Coordinator for the MUSC Digestive Disease Department. Laura will be deeply...
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Janet Melissa Carlson

May 21, 1950 - January 17, 2011

Janet Melissa Carlson, 60, wife of Thomas J. Carlson, died Monday, January 17, 2011 in Mt. Pleasant, SC Mrs. Carlson was born in Royal Oak, MI, a daughter of the late William Max Bullock and Janet Kerr Graham. Janet attended Birmingham Seaholm High School, before moving to Hilton Head Island, SC. Janet and Tom married on October 26, 1996 in Hopetown, Abaco, Bahamas at St. James Methodist...
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John Carter Burdon

July 23, 1923 - January 16, 2011

WASHINGTON-John Carter Burdon, MD, 87, of Washington, IL and Charleston, SC, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2011, at Hospice Center in Mount Pleasant, SC. He was born on July 27, 1923, in Low Point, IL to Stephen Malcolm MD and Beulah Maecrete Banta Burdon. Anyone who was fortunate enough to know John Burdon knew of his unyielding passion and love for his cats, they were the greatest...
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Margaret Theresa Blanchard

January 28, 1927 - January 12, 2011

Mt Pleasant, SC Margaret Theresa “Sweetie” Blanchard Mt. Pleasant - Margaret Theresa “Sweetie” Blanchard, 83, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011. Margaret was born January 28, 1927 on Sullivan’s Island to William Joseph Blanchard and Ellen Johanna Scharlock. Known to friends and family as “Sweetie”, Ms. Blanchard attended Moultrie High School and was a lifelong member of “The...
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Dolores Frazier

February 28, 1928 - January 9, 2011

Dolores Fox Frazier, age 82 of Mt. Vernon NY, died at home on Sunday, the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, January 9, 2011. She belonged to Stella Maris Parish. A graduate of Albertus Magnus College in New Haven CT, she was a wife, mother and teacher with Lowcountry ties dating to 1949. Her cousin Br. Gregory was a Mepkin Abbey founder, and her brother Fr. Fred Fox SJ assisted at Christ Our...
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Artimisha Elizabeth Cobia McKay

November 1, 1916 - January 8, 2011

Mt. Pleasant Artimisha Elizabeth Cobia McKay, 94, widow of Daniel E. McKay, died Saturday, January 8, 2011. Mrs. McKay was born in Charleston, SC, a daughter of the late George H. Cobia and Lillian Rantin Cobia. She retired as a clerk with the Naval Supply Center and was a member of The Church of the Good Shepherd. The family would like to thank East Cooper Senior Daycare for all of their...
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Veronica L Walsh

May 8, 1964 - January 6, 2011

Veronica Mennella Walsh, 46, devoted mother, wife, and friend, released her spirit to her heavenly home January 6, 2011, around 3:30 am surrounded by her loving family. Veronica was born on May 8, 1964 in Nurnberg, Germany. She emulated the love of Christ through every aspect of her life. She volunteered her time with East Cooper Community Outreach and Low Country Women with Wings. She had...
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Gladys DeVore Brainovich

May 31, 1925 - December 28, 2010

Gladys Marie DeVore Brainovich, 85, widow of Joseph Francis Brainovich, Sr., died Tuesday, December 28, 2010. Mrs. Brainovich was born on May 31, 1925 in Arkansas City, Arkansas, a daughter of the late Robert Edgar DeVore and Bertha Naomi Brown DeVore. She was a housewife and was married to her beloved late husband, Joseph, for 41 years. She was an avid reader and loved puzzles and watching the...
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Wallace Handel Vale

May 24, 1935 - December 21, 2010

Wallace Handel Vale entered the Church Triumphant on December 21, 2010. He was born on May 24, 1935 in Roanoke, VA, the son of Wallace Frederick Handel and Epsie Baldwin Vale. He grew up in Farmville, VA and graduated from Farmville High School. He attended University of North Carolina on a football scholarship and was recognized as an exceptional punter and fullback. He graduated and served...
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Thomas Roy Uffelman

November 18, 1919 - November 28, 2010

Thomas R. Uffelman Thomas Roy Uffelman, 91, of Charleston, SC, and Atlanta, GA, passed away on November 28, 2010. Mr. Uffelman, retired Chief Scout Executive of the Atlanta Area, Boy Scouts of America, resided in Bishop Gadsden Retirement Community in Charleston, South Carolina. His wife of 56 years, Doris Trimmer Uffelman, preceded him in death in 1998. Mr. Uffelman was an Eagle Scout and a...
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Marshall K. Hoge

April 11, 1974 - November 4, 2010

Marshall Karnes Hoge, 36, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2010 in Charleston. Marshall was born April 11, 1974, a son of William H. Hoge and Loyce E. Fish Hoge. He graduated high school in Clovis, NM, and attended New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, NM. He was a 1997 graduate of Arkansas Tech University, where he played football and was a 2nd Team All-Conference...
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Lydia G. DeCamilla

September 2, 1920 - October 24, 2010

Lydia Gagliardi DeCamilla of Mt. Pleasant, SC died on Sunday, October 24th at home. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph DeCamilla are invited to attend a memorial mass at Christ Our King Catholic Church on November 4, 2010 at 10:00 am. The family will receive friends at Grace Hall on Russell Drive immediately following the service. Lydia was born in Schuylerville, New York on...
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Margaret Marti Holyfield

September 9, 1941 - October 10, 2010

Margaret “Marti” J. Nelson Holyfield of Mt. Pleasant, SC, wife of Thomas M. Holyfield, passed away on October 26, 2010. She was born on September 9, 1941 in Charleston, SC. Marti is survived by: son, Jeff Staffon and wife Brenda of Hinesville, GA; daughter F. Lynn Fortner and husband Alan Fortner; daughter Sandra K. Staffon; step-daughter Melinda S. Holyfield, all of Mt. Pleasant, SC;...
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Walter L Cade

June 24, 1933 - October 3, 2010

Walter Lloyd Cade Walter Lloyd Cade of Mt. Pleasant died peacefully on October 3, 2010, with his family by his side. Formerly of Cincinnati, OH, he had been a resident of Charleston, SC, since 1995. He was born in Covington, KY on June 24, 1933 and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Walt had a distinguished career in graphic arts at Gibson Greeting Cards in Cincinnati, OH, retiring...
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Richard Morgan Reynolds

April 8, 1937 - September 27, 2010

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – Richard Morgan Reynolds, 73, died September 27, 2010. He was born April 8, 1937, in Evanston, Illinois, the son of Neil and Martha Reynolds. Rick spent most of his life in and around Hartford, CT., where he had many, many friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Deborah Sloan Reynolds, and his sister, Jenny Kate Collins of Colorado. He is survived by his daughters,...
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Glee Mitchell Kelly

May 23, 1932 - September 24, 2010

Glee Mitchell Kelly of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina passed away peacefully Friday following a lengthy illness. Born May 23, 1932 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Mrs. Kelly was the daughter of the late James Evans and Gladys Belmont Mitchell, a great grandniece of financier August Belmont, and a direct descendant of Caesar Rodney, signer of the Declaration of Independence for Delaware. A...
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Laura Long Ayers

March 7, 1933 - September 2, 2010

Daniel Island- Laura Long Ayers, 77, wife of Jeddie C. Ayers, formerly of Lake City, S.C. passed away on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 in Charleston following a long illness. Laura was born on March 7, 1933 in Hemingway, S.C. a daughter of the late John Long and the late Inez Rogers Long. She and her husband resided in Scranton, S.C., where they raised their 3 children until 1995 when they...
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Troy R. Waltz

February 11, 1963 - September 1, 2010

Troy Ray Waltz, 47, died Wednesday, September 1, 2010. Troy was born February 11, 1963 in Charleston, S.C., a son of Nancy Good and John Waltz. Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Nancy Good and her husband Jim of Fredericksburg, VA: his father and stepmother, John Waltz and his wife Shirley of Greenville, SC; two brothers Wade Waltz of Charleston, SC and John Waltz, Jr. of Woodville,...
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Joan Patricia Blackhurst Young

May 12, 1929 - August 30, 2010

Joan Patricia Blackhurst Young who was born May 12, 1929 in London, England rose to heaven Monday morning, August 30, 2010. She lived in North Charleston and Mt. Pleasant, SC most of her life and while in Mt. Pleasant, she owned and operated the Good Neighbor Health Food Store on Coleman Blvd. She and Redrick attended East Cooper Baptist Church before and after the church moved to its present...
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William T Gex

August 13, 2010

William T. Gex, 58, of Mt. Pleasant, SC passed away on Friday, August 13, 2010. Mr. Gex, beloved husband of Ellen and loving father of Nicholas and Alexander, was born in Cincinnati, OH. He graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He received his Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State. Mr. Gex was a longtime dedicated...
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Wayne Whitt

September 20, 1948 - August 10, 2010

WHITT: Gerald Wayne Whitt, 61, of Sullivans Island, SC died Tuesday August 10, 2010 in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Mr. Whitt was born September 20, 1948 in Charleston, SC to Margaret Rainwater Whitt and the late Sydney Whitt. Wayne graduate from St. Andrews High School. Wayne grew up on St. Andrew’s parks and playgrounds, playing ball from the pony league to the American Legion. He played basketball...
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Thomas "Tommy" Joseph Reynolds

April 11, 1953 - August 2, 2010

Thomas "Tommy" Joseph Reynolds MT. PLEASANT - Thomas "Tommy" Joseph Reynolds, 57, of Mt. Pleasant died Monday August 2, 2010. Mr. Reynolds was born April 11, 1953, in Charleston, SC, to Thomas H. Reynolds and Beatrice Bazar Reynolds. Tommy owned and operated several businesses and was retired from Tommy Reynolds Allstate Insurance Agency. He was a member of Christ Our King Catholic Church. He was...
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William Ray Becknell

October 14, 1947 - July 15, 2010

William Ray Becknell, age 62, ended the earthly phase of his life in his home in Mount Pleasant, SC on July 15, 2010. He was the youngest son of Ray and Ruby Becknell. Born in 1947 in Lexington, Kentucky, Bill attended Shepardsville High School. He went on to attend the University of Kentucky and graduated in the spring of 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. Bill moved to South...
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Richard Perry

August 5, 1938 - July 9, 2010

Mr. Richard Kistler Perry, 71, husband of Carole Wener Perry, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 9, 2010 at Roper Hospital in Charleston, SC. Mr. Perry was born in Hollywood, SC on August 5, 1938. He graduated from St. Paul’s High School in Hollywood, received a BS Degree from the University of South Carolina in Mechanical Engineering. He served in the Coast Guard...
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Charles Chuck Marquardt, Jr.

October 13, 1958 - July 2, 2010

Charles Brady Marquardt, Jr, husband of Marie T. Marquardt, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, July 2, 2010 in New York. Born October 13, 1958 in Syracuse, NY, he was the son of Charles B. Marquardt, Sr and Joan Wethey Marquardt. He grew up in Medfield, MA and Pittsford, NY. He graduated from Pittsford-Mendon High School, Pittsford, and St. Bonaventure University in Olean, NY. He went on to become...
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James K. Jim Whitaker III

March 21, 1917 - June 14, 2010

James K. “Jim” Whitaker, 93, of Mount Pleasant, SC, former Producer and Host of “Whitaker’s Waxworks” with Armed Forces Radio, Retired Broadcaster and WWII Veteran, died Monday, June 14, 2010. In January 2007 he was inducted into the South Carolina Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. Mr. Whitaker came to Charleston in 1959 and was WCSC Radio Station Manager. Later, he was Station...
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Pressly Alvin Butch Lee, Jr.

January 22, 1959 - June 7, 2010

Pressly “Butch” Alvin Lee, Jr., 51, of James Island, SC died last week in his home of natural causes. Pressly “Butch” was born January 22, 1959 in Charleston, SC the son of the late Pressly Alvin Lee, Sr. and Constance Stonaker Lee of Mount Pleasant. He attended Bishop England High School and Wando High School and was a Contractor and Master Carpenter. Pressly was a local musician and...
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John William Theiss

July 10, 1923 - May 24, 2010

John William Theiss, 86, husband of Anna Marie Theiss, of Canton, OH left this world peacefully on May 24th, 2010. He was born July 10, 1923 in Canton, OH, the son of the late Michael and Katharina Theiss (Worner). Mr. Theiss attended Lehman High School and McKinley High School in Canton, OH. Mr. Theiss served in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater with the...
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Beverly J Bungenstock

December 28, 1916 - May 8, 2010

Beverly J. Bungenstock, 93, of Mt. Pleasant, died peacefully on May 8, 2010. Born December 28, 1916 in Cleveland, OH, she was the daughter of the late William H. Jones and Anne Hanson Jones. Beverly was a devoted wife and mother who lived life to the fullest. She was a member of the Catholic Church and an active volunteer for the church, school, Girl Scouts and Georgia Women‘s Golf...
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Thomas R. Mikolajcik, USAF (Ret.)

August 17, 1946 - April 17, 2010

Brigadier General Thomas Roy Mikolajcik USAF (Ret.), age 63, husband of Carmen Heft Mikolajcik was Killed in Action April 17, 2010 after battling ALS for six and one-half years. Brigadier General Mikolajcik had a distinguished career in the U.S. Air Force including serving as Director of Transportation for the Air Force at The Pentagon and as Commander of the 437th Airlift Wing at the...
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Dolores Jean Rothermund

March 6, 1932 - March 22, 2010

Dolores Jean Rothermund, 78, wife of Charles Edward “Mike” Rothermund of Mount Pleasant, SC died peacefully Monday, March 22, 2010 at her home. Delores was born March 6, 1932 in Wheeling, W.VA, the daughter of Wesley and Virginia Schubert. After graduating from Wheeling High School she married her husband of 59 years, Mike. Delores cherished her life as a wife and homemaker and enjoyed...
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Charles Ernest Volpe

October 5, 1937 - March 16, 2010

Charles Ernest Volpe, 72, passed away near his home in Mount Pleasant, S.C., on the morning of March 16, 2010. Mr. Volpe was born the youngest son of Philomena and Carmine Volpe on October 5, 1937, in Manchester, N.Y. where he graduated from Red Jacket High School in 1954. After earning a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1959, Mr. Volpe...
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Ellen Knox Zorn

January 25, 1958 - March 13, 2010

Ellen Knox Zorn MT. PLEASANT - Ellen Knox Zorn entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 13, 2010. She was born January 25, 1958 to Anne Heiterer Knox and Ripley L. Knox in Charleston. She graduated from Bishop England High School. She is survived by her son, William J. Zorn, two daughters, Mary Caroline and Alice Anne, two grandchildren, William J. Zorn, III and Isabella Brinson. Also...
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Robert Michael Hourahan

March 9, 1940 - March 12, 2010

Robert M. Hourahan, 70, beloved husband of Darlene Hourahan of Mt. Pleasant, SC died March 12, 2010 at Hospice of Charleston after a long illness. He graduated from Iona College, New Rochelle, NY. Robert retired after a long career as a Systems Analyst with WESTVACO. He was a devoted husband to Darlene, devoted brother to Veronica, and cherished his dogs Stanley and Sarah, who will forever...
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Fred Legare, Jr.

November 21, 1925 - February 27, 2010

Fred "Sonny" H. Legare, Jr. of Bethea Baptist Retirement Community in Darlington, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, SC, passed away February 27, 2010 at a Florence hospital. Born November 21, 1925 on Sullivans Island, S. C., Mr. Legare was the eldest son of Frederick H. and Henrietta Moore Legare. Upon graduation from General William Moultrie High School in Mt. Pleasant, he enlisted in the Naval Air...
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Virginia Warren

November 30, 1945 - February 27, 2010

Virginia "Ginny" Warren, 64, wife of Alex Warren, of Mt. Pleasant, SC passed away on February 27, 2010 after an extensive illness. Ginny was born November 30, 1945 in New York City, the daughter of Vincent and Helen Fitzgerald. She began a career in human resource management in Pearl River, NY and held various management positions with Rockwell International in Chicago IL, and Sherwin-Williams...
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Arlean Fries

December 31, 1920 - February 24, 2010

Arlean Kriehn Fries, 89, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, wife of Leonard Fries, went to her Father in heaven on February 24, 2010 after a long-term illness. Arlean was born in Hamburg, WI, to the late Alfred and Esther Kriehn. Arlean grew up and attended schools in Wausau, WI. When World War II started, though there were numerous well paying jobs available, her patriotism encouraged her to join the...
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Robert John Fahrer, Jr.

August 23, 1945 - February 22, 2010

Robert John Fahrer, Jr., 64, husband of Patricia Denise Brinkmoeller Fahrer, of Mt. Pleasant, SC died Monday, February 22, 2010 at East Cooper Regional Medical Center. Bob was born August 23, 1945 in Alva, OK. He graduated from Holy Cross High School in NY followed by service in the US Army from 1966-1968. Bob then had a career in Industrial Electrical Sales. He enjoyed working with wood and...
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Milan John Fuzia

August 5, 1919 - February 18, 2010

Milan John Fuzia, 90 of Greer, SC and longtime resident of Mount Pleasant, SC, widower of Julia Klein Fuzia, died Thursday, February 18, 2010. Mr. Fuzia was born August 5, 1919 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Mary and Joseph Fuzia. After graduating high school, Mr. Fuzia enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II and served on the USS Thistle, a hospital ship serving in Italy and North...
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Watkins Lorene

August 16, 1917 - February 9, 2010

Lorene Rose Clary Watkins, 92, died February 9, 2010 in Mount Pleasant, SC. Mrs. Watkins was born in Sangamon County, Illinois on August 16, 1917. She was the daughter of the late Dennis Clary and Lena Bensenhafer Clary . Mrs. Watkins attended Illinois State University where she earned her associate's degree and teaching certificate. After retiring from teaching elementary school, she was a...
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Wilbert G. Walter, Ph. D.

November 16, 1933 - February 3, 2010

Wilbert G. Walter MT. PLEASANT - Dr. Wilbert G. Walter, Ph. D., 76, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2010. Wil was born November 16, 1933 to the late John and Elizabeth Walter, in Lingle WY. Dr. Walter attended the University of Colorado, where he played basketball on the Buffalo's team that played in the Final Four in 1955. After losing to Bill Russell and the...
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Eliese Garey

January 5, 1916 - January 28, 2010

Eliese Davis Garey, 94, recently of Mt Pleasant, SC, widow of John C. Garey died Thursday, January 28, 2010 at Franke Skilled Nursing Center in Mt. Pleasant. Eliese was born January 5, 1916 in Cambridge Springs, PA, the youngest of six children of Theodore and Nellie Mae Davis. In 1936 she graduated from St Vincent’s Hospital Nursing School in Erie, PA. In 1960 she received a BS degree in...
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Sophie Frances Trzcinski Gajewski

October 9, 1922 - January 7, 2010

Gajewski: Mrs Sophie F. Trzcinski, 87, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, widow of Chester Gajewski, died October 7, 2010. Born October 9, 1922 in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Anna Trzcinski. Sophie’s primary love was her family but she was a dedicated, compassionate nurse working in several hospitals including Mt. Auburn and Youville in Cambridge, MA and the American...
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Carl Eugene "Tucker" Dodson

November 22, 1930 - February 16, 2009

Carl Eugene “Tucker” Dodson, age 78 and husband of Donna Dodson, entered heaven on Monday, February 16, 2009 at home after a long struggle with cancer and Lewy Body disease. He was a valiant fighter with a survivor attitude. His positive approach to life in general gave him wonder-filled years with his children and grandchildren. Tucker was born November 22, 1930 in East Freedom, PA, the...
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