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Melissa Grace Conroy Dunn

January 26, 1984 - March 27, 2011

Melissa Dunn, 27, of Goose Creek, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2011. Born in Charleston, she is the daughter of Jim and Kay Singletary Conroy. She Graduated from Stratford High School in 2002 and later earned her Bachelor’s from Charleston Southern University. After graduating from college, Melissa was employed as a teacher at Berkeley Intermediate School. She enjoyed swimming, scuba diving...
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William Herrick, Jr

August 17, 1946 - March 16, 2011

William Herrick, 64, husband to Mary Herrick, of Summerville, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2011. Born in Albany, New York, a son of William and Pauline Dobeil Herrick, He grew up in Valatie, New York. He served our country proud in the Marine Corp where he fought in Vietnam. Mr. Herrick retired from the Naval Shipyard, shop 56. At the time of his death, he was employed with Honeywell at...
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Thomas "Louis" Easterling

October 25, 1965 - March 9, 2011

Thomas Louis Easterling, age 45, husband of Sandy Easterling, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Louis was born in Charleston, son of Charles and Mary Thigpen Easterling. He graduated from Goose Creek High School and also attended Trident Technical College. Mr. Easterling enjoyed going to the beach, listening to music, he was also into racing and enjoyed working on cars. He was a member...
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Karilyn Locklear

February 28, 2011

Karilyn Locklear, age 41, of Moncks Corner, passed away on Monday, February 28, 2011. Born in Anaheim, California, she was the daughter of Kenneth Locklear and Sheilah McAfee Locklear. Miss Locklear graduated from Berkeley High School and later worked for K & S Distributors. She enjoyed making jewelry and was a wonderful gardener. Surviving Miss Locklear are her parents, Kenneth Locklear...
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Ioannis Stavrinakis

March 19, 1926 - February 24, 2011

Goose Creek- Ioannis Michael Stavrinakis, age 85, of Goose Creek, passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2011. Born in Viki, Chios, Greece, he was the son of the late Michael John and Virginia Stavrinakis. Mr. Stavrinakis was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Charleston. He served in the Greek Army in 1949-1951 where he also fought in the Greek Civil War. He is survived by three...
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Roger Qualls

January 13, 1924 - February 21, 2011

Roger W. Qualls, age 87, of Goose Creek, passed away on Monday, February 21, 2011. Mr. Qualls was born in Moberly, Missouri, son of the late Roy and Mildred Wolfe Qualls. He proudly served our country in the United States Navy, retiring after 23 years of service. After a career in the Navy, Mr. Qualls worked as a life insurance Agent with the Carson Agency. He was a member of the Giddeons and...
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Leslie Heber Davenport

December 4, 1921 - February 4, 2011

L.H. “Dave” “Jack” Davenport, age 89, of North Charleston, passed away on February 3, 2011. Mr. Davenport was born in Pitt County, North Carolina, son of Walter and Cora Griffin Davenport. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy, where he retired at the rank of Chief Petty Officer. After his first career, he became a Chief Inspector with the Polaris Missile Faculty,...
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Marsha Crosby

May 9, 1952 - January 28, 2011

Marsha K Childress Crosby, age 58, passed away on January 28, 2011 after a battle with cancer. Marsha was born in Greenville, SC on May 9, 1952, daughter of the late Dot and Fred Knight of Travelers Rest, SC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Crosby. Surviving are her loving and devoted son, Barry H. Childress, and daughter, Mandy Childress of Goose Creek, SC; brothers Ted...
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Mary Oswalt

February 3, 1936 - January 27, 2011

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Mariano Florendo

January 14, 1947 - January 26, 2011

Mariano De Leon Florendo, age 64, of Summerville, husband of Gilda Florendo, passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2011. Mr. Florendo was born in the Philippines, son of Mariano and Pacita De Leon Florendo. He proudly served our country in the United States Navy where he retired as a Senior Chief after 26 years. He was a Medical Services Officer with Military Sealift Command, a member of the...
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Katherine Childs

December 24, 1949 - January 14, 2011

CHILDS, KATHERINE Mrs. Katherine “Kathy” Marcella Childs, age 61, wife of Robert Blair Childs II, of Ladson, SC passed away Friday evening, January 14, 2011 at her home surrounded by her beloved family and friends. The family will be receiving guests at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 510 St. James Avenue, Goose Creek, SC on Friday, January 21, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. until...
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Daniel w. Oakes

June 27, 1947 - January 9, 2011

Goose Creek- Daniel William Oakes, 63, of Goose Creek, passed away January 9, 2011. Born in Kane, PA, he was the son of the late Raymond and Maxine Rafferty Oakes. Dan retired from Motorola/Presto Lite in Arcade, NY after forty years of service. He was a member of Mt. Jewett Methodist Church in Mt. Jewett, PA and a former member of the Delevan Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Oakes is survived by...
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Callie Belle Stevens

June 17, 1917 - January 9, 2011

Stevens, Callie Belle, 93, of Ladson, widow of Paul, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2011. Mrs. Stevens was born in Atlanta, Georgia, daughter of Glen and Alice Ivy Blankenship. She is survived by three daughters: Charlotte Stinchcomb of Ladson, Gerri Bloodworth of Columbia, and Reba Clark of Alabama, two sisters, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A memorial service for Mrs....
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Susan Hill

August 25, 1941 - December 18, 2010

Moncks Corner: Susan Frances Hill, 69, of Moncks Corner, passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2010. Mrs. Hill was born in Hudson, NY, daughter of the late Alson and Alice Bloomer Keller. She was a loving wife and mother. Mrs. Susan Hill will be deeply missed by her family; she is survived by her two sons: Robert Hill, of Moncks Corner, South Carolina and Michael David Hill, of Ellenville,...
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Gary Gene McGill

March 31, 1933 - December 15, 2010

Gary McGill, 77, of Goose Creek, South Carolina (formerly of Sherrodsville, Ohio, Rochester, New York, and Little River, South Carolina) husband to Marilyn McGill, died Wednesday, December 15, 2010. He was born March 31, 1933, son of Albert ‘Gilly’ and Mary McGill in Sherrodsville, Ohio. After graduating from Canton College with a Bachelor’s Degree he re-located to Rochester New York,...
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Carlton Troy Glore

April 6, 1942 - December 14, 2010

Ladson: Carlton Troy Glore, 68, husband of Dianne, died Tuesday, December 14, 2010. Mr. Glore was born in Mableton, Georgia. He was the son of C. Clyde Glore, Jr. and Pinky Dickerson Glore. He proudly served our country in the United States Navy and retired as a Master Chief. He was a member of the Charleston Fleet Reserve. He enjoyed playing with his grandchildren, fishing, woodworking, and...
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Lloyd Jenkins

September 19, 1924 - December 9, 2010

Santee- Lloyd L. Jenkins, 86, of Santee, formerly of Charleston and Moncks Corner, died on Thursday, December 9, 2010. Mr. Jenkins was the previous owner of Stop and Shop Liquors in Moncks Corner and Eutawville until he retired in 1999. He was born September 19, 1924 in Washington, D.C., the son of Lloyd L. Jenkins and Mildred McIntire Jenkins. He attended school in Mt. Rainier, Maryland....
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Jerry Hilliard

December 16, 1957 - December 7, 2010

Summerville- Jerry Douglas Hilliard, 52, died Tuesday, December 7, 2010. Mr. Hilliard was born in Bonham, TX on December 16, 1957. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy, after which he earned his Associates Degree in Business at Crandle Junior College. Mr Hilliard also attended Johnson and Wales University where he earned became a Certified Executive Chef. As owner/operator...
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Geraldine "Gerry" Sudina

September 22, 1949 - December 1, 2010

North Charleston- Geraldine Theresa Sudina, 61, of North Charleston, died December 1, 2010. Ms. Sudina was born here in Charleston, daughter of Sara Smith Hiott and the late Gerald Hiott, Sr. She had thirty plus years working with LS Starett Manufacturing, formerly Evans Rule, in Quality Control. She also attended Trident Technical College. Geraldine Sudina was preceded in death by her...
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Vance E. Lewis

May 31, 1931 - December 1, 2010

Summerville- Vance Edward Lewis, 79, husband of June Freeman Lewis, died Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Born in Marlboro, South Carolina, he was the son of William Isaac Lewis and Ruby Grace Ransome. Mr. Lewis proudly served his country in the United States Army where he served in the Korean Conflict. He was also retired from Southeastern Trucking. He was a member of the North Charleston...
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Hazel Gardner Cox

June 29, 1936 - November 30, 2010

Goose Creek- Hazel Ann Gardner Jones Cox, 74, of Goose Creek, died Tuesday, November 30, 2010. Born in Paterson, New Jersey, daughter of the late George Perry Gardner and Hazel Vanwinkle, Ms. Cox grew up in Fairfield, Connecticut where she graduated from Roger Ludlowe High School. She was a Navy Waves Veteran and was a member of the James Island VFW, Lady’s Auxiliary Club, and worked in...
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John Edward Jones

October 23, 1942 - November 27, 2010

Jones: John Edward Jones, 68, husband of Linda Jones, died Saturday, November 27, 2010. Born in Toccoa, Georgia, he was the son of the late John W. and Bernice Jones. He served his country proudly having been retired from the United States Navy. He served two tours in Vietnam and was a Purple Heart recipient. Mr. Jones was also a member of the VFW, Goose Creek Post, and the Fleet Reserve....
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Encarnacion Nanci Memita

May 10, 1934 - November 26, 2010

Windsor, VA- Encarnacion “Nanci” Bautista Andrion Memita, 76, of Windsor, VA, formerly of Goose Creek, passed away November 26, 2010. Mrs. Memita was born in the Philippines and spent several years in Goose Creek before moving to Viriginia after the death of her husband, Eleno Memita, Sr. in 2003. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, FIL-AM and the Filipino Nurses...
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John Meiers

May 4, 1945 - November 21, 2010

Goose Creek- Meiers, John C. Jr, 65, of Ladson, husband of Marjorie, died November 21, 2010. Born in Newark Ohio, son of the late John C. Meiers Sr and Josephine Meiers, he retired from the United States Navy and also from the Ports Authority. He was a member of Victory Christian Church in Goose Creek. Mr. Meiers is survived by his wife, Marjorie; two daughters; Kimberly Moore (Chris) of...
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Charles Wyndham

August 18, 1940 - November 21, 2010

Wyndham, Charles R., 70, of North Charleston, died November 21, 2010. Born August 18, 1940 in Charleston, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Larry Wyndham and Channie Hood Taylor. Mr. Wyndham is survived by one brother, Larry Wyndham of Goose Creek and two step-brothers, Dan C. Taylor, Jr. of Moncks Corner and Charles Taylor, of Yonges Island. He is also survived by one sister, Nell...
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Thomas H. King

February 3, 1944 - November 20, 2010

Thomas Hartwell King, 66, husband of Jean Brown King, of Moncks Corner, died Saturday, November 20, 2010. Born February 3, 1944 in Hartsville, SC, he was the son of the late John C. King and Geneva Boan King. He served his country proudly having been in the Army in Germany, serving as a Combat Engineer during the Vietnam era. He worked as a project manager with Limehouse and Frampton and was...
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Shannon Powell

January 31, 1982 - November 13, 2010

Shannon Powell, 28, of Cross, wife of David Powell, died Saturday, November 13, 2010. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:00am at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, Goose Creek Chapel.
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Johnny Williams

July 30, 1950 - November 12, 2010

Johnny Williams, 60, of North Charleston, died November 12, 2010. Born July 30, 1950 in Limestone, NC, he was the son of the late John M. Williams and Rose Elizabeth Perry Williams. He proudly served our country having served in Vietnam on an ammunition ship. He went on to work at the Charleston Navy Shipyard in Shop 71 as a Painter Foreman. He retired in 1994 and went to work with Charleston...
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Catherine Delaney Kessler

April 14, 1915 - November 12, 2010

Kessler, Catherine Delaney, age 95, widow of the late William A. Kessler, passed away on Friday, November 12, 2010. Ms Kessler was born in Waterbury Connecticut, daughter of the late John Delaney and Helen Murphy Delaney. She was a retired office manager for New York Life Insurance Company and was a member of Port St. Lucie, Florida Sweet Adelines Chorus. She has been preceded in death by...
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William Stanko

August 4, 1933 - November 12, 2010

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Corazon Herndon

March 19, 1941 - November 8, 2010

Corazon Herndon, 69, of Goose Creek, died November 8, 2010. Mrs. Herndon was born in the Philippines, daughter of the late Catino Pascual and Nodesta Francisco Pascual and widow to her husband, James Herndon Sr. She was employed as a cook, was an avid bowler, and loved doing ceramics and sewing. Mrs. Herndon was an active member and member in prayer group at her church, Immaculate Conception...
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Eugene J. "Jerry Dee" deTournillon

October 5, 1938 - October 1, 2010

Eugene J. “Jerry Dee” deTournillon, III, 71, of Moncks Corner, the husband of Bettie Owen deTournillon, died Friday, October 1, 2010. Born October 5, 1938 in Charleston, South Carolina; he was the son of the late Eugene Jerome deTournillon and Josephine Beard deTournillon. He proudly served our country and was a veteran of the US Navy. He was a retired sales manager with Cypress Heating...
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Teresa Miles Jones

February 10, 1949 - September 27, 2010

Teresa Miles Jones, 61, of Goose Creek, the wife of Earl R. Jones, Jr., died Monday, September 27, 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born February 10, 1949 in Florence, South Carolina; she was the daughter of Lillie Wright Miles and the late Herbert H. Miles. The world lost a great woman; she truly cared more about other people than herself. “Tricky” as she was known to her...
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DoraDean Clark

February 23, 1923 - September 23, 2010

DoraDean Clark, 87, widow of Harry Clark, died peacefully at her home in North Charleston on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 following lengthy illness. Survivors include her loving sons David, of Charleston, and James, of Pennsylvania; daughter-in-law Terri; grandchildren Courtney and Tanner; and dear cousin Doug Oak of Buffalo, NY. She was preceded in death by her parents George and Lena Furnish...
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James Earl "Jim" Howell

September 24, 1940 - September 23, 2010

James Earl “Jim” Howell, 69, of Goose Creek, the husband of Dotty Tucker Howell and a local business owner, died Thursday, September 23, 2010. Born September 24, 1940 in Greer, South Carolina, he was the son of Roy Howell and Lucille Noe Howell. In his youth, Jim was a pitcher and played in the American Legion World Series representing Greer. He graduated from Presbyterian College,...
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Joyce E. LaFlamme

August 5, 1939 - September 23, 2010

Joyce E. LaFlamme, 71, of Summerville, the wife of George LaFlamme, died Thursday, September 23, 2010. Born in Watertown, New York on August 5, 1939 she was the oldest of four daughters born to Raymond and Evangeline Litz. Joyce was a wonderful wife, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She loved to sew; she made her daughter’s wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses and...
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Romeo Molina Marcelino

December 6, 1944 - September 21, 2010

Romeo M. Marcelino, 65, of Ladson, the husband of Concepcion Marcelino died Tuesday, September 21, 2010. Born December 6, 1944 in the Philippines, he was the son of the late Emiliano and Juana Marcelino. Romeo and his family moved from the Philippines to the Charleston area 10 years ago. He was employed at Goodwill at the Charleston Naval Weapons Station in Goose Creek. He enjoyed shrimping,...
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Lieselotte "Lisa" Gisela Knight

November 18, 1930 - September 21, 2010

Lieselotte “Lisa” Gisela Knight, 79, of Goose Creek, the widow of David Knight, died Tuesday, September 21, 2010. She was born November 18, 1930 in Germany and moved to the United States in 1955 as a German citizen at the age of 25. Lisa proudly became a US citizen in 1960 after studying and passing the exam. Lisa was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed...
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Cecile Marie Kerr

July 6, 1921 - September 17, 2010

Cecile Marie Kerr, 89, of North Charleston, passed away September 17, 2010, in a local nursing home. Born in West Warwick, RI, she was the daughter of the late Henri and Anna Lebeau Gouin. Mrs. Kerr was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church since moving from Rhode Island four years ago. Mrs. Kerr is survived by, two daughters Roberta Babiec of Summerville, SC and Sister...
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Danny Herring

May 24, 1957 - September 13, 2010

Danny Herring, 53, of James Island, died September 13, 2010 at his home. Born May 24, 1957 in Clinton, NC; he was the son of Sylvia Martin Herring and the late Ray Herring. Danny was a radiator mechanic with Carter and Son Radiators. He was preceded in death by his father, Ray and brother, Tommy. He is survived by his mother, Sylvia; three children: Ray Herring, Joshua Wayne Herring,...
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Arthur Allen White

October 16, 1938 - September 6, 2010

Arthur A. White, 71, of Goose Creek, the widower of Sandra W. White, died Monday, September 6, 2010 at a local hospital. Born October 16, 1938 in Barrett, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Dennie and Ruth White. Arthur proudly served our country and retired after 22 years of service in the US Navy. He and his wife Sandra moved to Goose Creek in 1974 where they raised their family and...
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Adan R. (Danny) Hernandez

May 3, 1921 - August 22, 2010

Adan R. (Danny) Hernandez, 89, of Goose Creek, the widower of Carolyn H. Hernandez, died Sunday, August 22, 2010. Born May 3, 1921 in Laredo, Texas; he was the son of Pablo and Octavia Hernandez. Danny served our country proudly and was a US Army WWII veteran. He attended the Milwaukee Institute of Technology and was an electrician by trade, retired as a civil service employee from the...
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Janet M. Adams

November 8, 1945 - August 21, 2010

Janet Marie Adams, 64, of Goose Creek, the wife of Paul Adams, Sr., passed away Saturday, August 21, 2010 in her home. Born in Bayoulabatre, Alabama; she was the daughter of the late Lee Earl and Marie Elizabeth Trehern. Mrs. Adams was a retired school nurse with the Charleston County School District and a member of the First Baptist Church of Goose Creek. She is survived by her husband...
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Sandra Elaine Nottingham

November 29, 1937 - August 16, 2010

Sandra Elaine Nottingham, 72, of Orangeburg, the widow of Donald David Nottingham, died Monday, August 16, 2010. She was born November 29, 1937 in Everett, Washington. Sandra worked as the bookkeeper in her husband Donald’s construction businesses. She is survived by her three children: Jennifer A. Nottingham of Orangeburg; Suzanne Bangert of North Charleston, SC and David Nottingham of...
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Mary Olszewski

January 20, 1932 - August 1, 2010

Mary E. Olszewski, of Summerville, South Carolina’s Del Webb Community, entered into eternal rest on August 1, 2010 after a yearlong courageous battle with cancer. Mary was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and lived in Richboro, PA for 25 years subsequently located to Diamond Beach, NJ and Fort Myers, FL, and then half-back settling in Summerville. Mary was employed by the federal...
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Joel G. Murphy

July 4, 1946 - July 30, 2010

Joel G. Murphy, 64, of Goose Creek, the husband of Marcia E. Murphy died Friday, July 30, 2010 at his home. Born on July 4, 1946 in New York City, New York; he was the son of Olga Murphy and the late James Murphy. Joel graduated from the Citadel with a degree in Civil Engineering and was a veteran of the US Navy. He is survived by his mother, Olga; wife, Marcia; a sister, Susan; a brother,...
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Bert Richardson

August 7, 1952 - July 27, 2010

Bert Richardson, 57, of Summerville, the husband of Debra Richardson, died Tuesday, July 27, 2010. Born August 7, 1952 in Murrells Inlet, SC; he was the son of Laverne Collins Richardson and the late Daniel Richardson. Bert was a ship fitter for 18 years at the Charleston Naval Shipyard and was employed as a crane operator at Detyens Shipyard since 2007. He was married for 30 years to the...
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William "Bill" Barrett Hansen

February 12, 1943 - July 24, 2010

William “Bill” Barrett Hansen, 67, of Summerville, the husband of Patricia Anne Hansen, died Saturday, July 24, 2010. Born February 12, 1943 in Waltham, Massachusetts; he was the son of the late John N. Hansen and Edna Mae McAnn Hansen. Bill was a veteran of the US Air Force and was employed at the Medical University of South Carolina until 1991. He was a member of St. Theresa Little...
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Margaret B. Hickson

September 14, 1936 - July 23, 2010

Margaret B. Browning Craven Hickson, 73, of Goose Creek passed away Friday, July 23, 2010 in a local hospital. Born in Charleston, SC, she was the daughter of the late Thomas E. Browning, Sr. and Selina Gatch Browning and widow of Jessie Boyd Hickson and her first husband Jeremiah B. Craven, Sr. Mrs. Hickson was a homemaker, who loved spending time with her family. She is survived by her...
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Velma R. Phifer

July 20, 2010

Velma R. Phifer of Summerville, the wife of Keith Phifer, died Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at her home. Velma was born in Paducah, Kentucky and received a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry from Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. She married the love of her life Keith and they were blessed with a son, Mark. Velma’s greatest joy was being a wife, mother and grandmother. She also loved reading and bird...
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Linda Dianne Richberg

September 18, 1948 - July 16, 2010

Linda Dianne Richberg, 61, of Moncks Corner, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2010 at the Medical University in Charleston, SC. She was the daughter of the late William B. Todd, Sr., and Mary King Todd. Linda was a loving wife, mother, Mimi, sister and aunt. She loved shopping and gardening. She is survived by her husband of 45 years Frank Richberg, one son, Marty W. Richberg and wife...
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Walter "Walt" N. Mizell III

February 17, 1961 - July 14, 2010

Walter “Walt” N. Mizell, III, 49, of Goose Creek, the husband of Malinda Knox Mizell, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010. Born February 17, 1961 in Charleston, SC; he was the son of Walter N. Mizell, Jr. and the late Elizabeth Dennis Mizell. Walt was employed with Southeastern Freight Lines. He was an avid fisherman, for those who knew him, knew this well. Walt was married for 12 years to...
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Ricardo "Carding" de la Cruz Ysip

March 27, 1941 - July 14, 2010

Ricardo (Carding) de la Cruz Ysip, 69, of Goose Creek, the husband of Elsa Cuvin Ysip, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family. Born March 27, 1941 in Sapang Bato, Angeles City, Philippines; he was the son of the late Victoriano Ysip and Anastacia de la Cruz Ysip. Carding and his wife, Elsa, moved to Goose Creek in 1977. Throughout his...
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Sandra "Samantha" Papillon

September 28, 1945 - July 12, 2010

Sandra “Samantha” Papillon, 64, of Summerville, died Monday, July 12, 2010 with her loving husband of 33 years, Alfred Lynn Papillon by her side. Born September 28, 1945 in Savannah, Georgia; she was the daughter of the late Searson Maxey and Sallie Warren Maxey. Samantha was a retired x-ray technologist. She enjoyed traveling around the country with her husband, Lynn as a Navy wife...
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Susan M. Dahl

April 29, 1947 - July 10, 2010

Susan M. Dahl, 62, of Goose Creek, the fiancé of Dominic DiCianni, died Saturday, July 10, 2010 at home surrounded by her family. Born July 29, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of Edward Trowbridge and Therese Cermak Trowbridge. Susan retired as a computer manager from the Village of Bolingbrook, Illinois. She enjoyed sewing, reading, quilting and sports. She moved to Goose...
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Paul E. Royse

April 24, 1925 - June 29, 2010

Paul E. Royse, 85, of Goose Creek, the husband of Fayetta M. Royse, died Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Born April 24, 1925 in Fullerton, Kentucky; he was the son of the late Cella Royse and Florence Alderman Royse. Paul was a proud WWII veteran of the US Navy and served on the USS Lexington. He was a member of Chaparral Baptist Church in Moncks Corner. Paul was the past president of the Berkeley...
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Margaret Vergara

January 6, 1955 - June 26, 2010

Goose Creek- Margaret Mary Thompson Vergara, 55, of Goose Creek, passed away June 26, 2010 in her residence. Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Owen and Margaret Breen Thompson and wife of Edward Vergara. Mrs. Vergara was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where she taught Sunday School. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of American and helped...
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Donald L. Wagner

September 8, 1930 - June 24, 2010

Moncks Corner- Donald L. Wagner, 79, of Moncks Corner passed away June 24, 2010 in a local hospital. Born in Evansville, IN he was the son of the late Mary and Raymond Wagner. Mr. Wagner was the husband of fifty six years to Virginia T. Wagner. He retired from the United States Navy as a Master Chief and then worked as an electrician for Dupont. Mr. Wagner enjoyed working on computers,...
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Pauline P. Erwin

June 2, 1921 - June 23, 2010

Pauline Priscilla Erwin, 89, of Goose Creek, SC, the widow of Robert Anderson Erwin, died Wednesday, June 23, 2010. Born June 2, 1921 in Gloucester, Massachusetts; she was the daughter of the late John and Alexandra Johnson. Pauline enjoyed swimming, knitting, sewing and watching western and kung fu movies. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children. Pauline is survived by her son,...
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Karen T. Savini

January 18, 1950 - September 4, 2009

Karen T. Savini, 59, of Goose Creek, SC, formerly of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, passed away suddenly on Friday, September 4, 2009 at her home. She was the wife of the late Robert D. Savini who recently passed on May 1, 2009. She was born in Cranston, Rhode Island on January 18, 1950, a daughter of Donald and Grace LaRoche. Karen was a 1968 graduate of Woonsocket High School and married Bob...
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Robert Duane Finch

January 13, 1941 - September 1, 2009

Robert Duane Finch Goose Creek – Retired Chief Petty Officer, Robert Duane Finch, 68, of Goose Creek, the husband of Marjorie Lemon Finch, died Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at a local hospital. Mr. Finch was born January 13, 1941 in Hosington, Kansas to the late Merlin Elmo Finch and Clara Hejny Finch. Robert retired as a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy. After he retired...
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Robert R Woods

January 12, 1956 - August 11, 2009

BERKELEY COUNTY GOOSE CREEK WOODS, ROBERT, 53, of Goose Creek, husband of Dian Woods and a maintenance worker in the food industry died on Monday. Arrangements by McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, GOOSE CREEK CHAPEL.
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Kelly Marie Ford

October 16, 2009 - August 6, 2009

To be added on Monday, August 10, 2009.
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Yvonne Qualls Vroman

March 11, 1956 - August 6, 2009

Graveside services will be held at 11AM on Monday, August 10, 2009 at Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens, Old Hwy 52, Moncks Corner.
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Jacob Phillip Keffer

September 10, 1927 - August 5, 2009

Keffer: Jacob Phillip Keffer, 81, of Moncks Corner, the husband of Adele C. Keffer, died Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at a local hospital. Born September 10, 1927 in West Orange, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Paul and Dorothy Keffer. Jacob was proud to serve his country. He was a veteran of WWII, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Merchant Marines, US Navy, US...
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Betty Potter Culpepper

November 21, 1928 - August 4, 2009

CULPEPPER: Betty Potter Culpepper, 80, of Summerville, first married to the late Cecil Potter and widow of Charles Culpepper, died Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at her home. Born November 21, 1928 in Society Hill, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late James Coit Chapman and Pauline Beulah Reynolds Chapman. She was a retired seamstress with Hunter Manufacturing. Betty was a mother,...
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Thomas Howard Pope, Sr.

November 23, 1943 - July 31, 2009

BERKELEY COUNTY Thomas Howard Pope, Sr.” Bud Man”, 66, of Summerville, the husband of Gloria Jean Pope, died Friday, July 31, 2009 at a local hospital. He was born November 23, 1943, to the late Herbert Leon Pope and Mildred Lee Shierlock Pope. He served in the U.S. Army during the Berlin Wall Crisis. He retired as a vendor and was employed by Pearlstine Distributors. He is...
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Donald Gary May

January 5, 1943 - June 29, 2009

Donald G. May, 66, of Hanahan, the husband of Karen Williams May, died Monday, June 29, 2009. Born January 5, 1943 in Spring Grove, Indiana, he was the son of the late Archie E. May and Loretta Cairns May. Donald began his career as a pipe fitter and retired as a shop planner at the Charleston Naval Shipyard, Shop 56. Donald is survived by his wife Karen, a step-son: Jason Williams (Andrea)...
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Constance M. Bounds

September 19, 1924 - March 14, 2009

Constance “Connie” M. Bounds, 84, of Goose Creek, died Saturday, March 14, 2009 surrounded by her family at her residence. Connie was born on September 19, 1924 in London, England to the late William J. and Matilda (Howard) Baker. She was the co-owner and operator of the former Bounds Auto Parts and Sales and was also a bookkeeper for Service Media Transit Ad She was also a member of the...
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Dorothy Hughey

August 5, 1929 - February 27, 2009

DORCHESTER COUNTY HUGHEY, DOROTHY LOUISE Dorothy Louise Hughey, 79, of Knightsville passed away February 27, 2009. Born in Woodruff, South Carolina on August 5, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Edward Barnett and Maggie Estelle Spoon Barnett. She was a retired employed with Sams Wholesale and she was a server in the retail industry for their company. Dorothy will be...
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Candida Lorraine (Leonard) Strickland

April 18, 1972 - February 26, 2009

ORANGEBURG COUNTY ORANGEBURG STRICKLAND, CANDIDA LORRAINE Candida Lorraine Leonard Strickland born April 18, 1972 in Salt Lake City, Utah returned home to our Heavenly Father on February 26, 2009. She was the daughter of David Leonard and Peggy Loveless. She was a beautiful, fun, outgoing, loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandma, and friend. She had a smile that would light up...
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Robert L. Bassett, Sr.

September 30, 1931 - December 1, 2001

Goose Creek- RMC Robert L. Bassett, Sr. USN(SS), husband of Ellen Duffield Bassett, retired Naval Chief Radioman (SS) and Police Officer for the Department of Defense, NWS, died Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Mr. Bassett was born in Jefferson City, Missouri, he was the son of the late Kenneth C. Bassett and Annabelle Lee Glick. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy, where he...
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Ray E. Rose

June 3, 1933 - August 1, 1996

Ray was born on June 3, 1933 in Kentucky and passed away on Thursday, August 1, 1996 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was retired from the US Navy, having served 27 years and enjoyed fishing. The husband of Lois Adkins Rose of Pioneer, TN; father of Kathy Rose, Mark Rose, Elliott Rose (Robin), Cindy Rose Bridge (James) and David Rose; grandfather of fourteen and great-grandfather of eighteen. He is...
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Tommy Scruggs


Tommy L. Scruggs, age 79, of Summerville, husband to Ruth McDonald Scruggs, passed away February 17, 2011. Born in Meridian, Mississippi, he was the son of the late Thomas Lloyd and Geneva Tew Scruggs. He proudly served our country in the United States Navy, and later retired from the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local # 49. He was an avid golfer and proud member of Miler...
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