Our Obituaries

Richard J. Martinez

March 26, 1946 - October 18, 2013

Norfolk, VA Richard "Mex" Martinez, 67, died Friday October 18, in Norfolk, VA. He was born to the late Ben and Henrietta Martinez, March 26, 1946, in Denver, Colorado. He served in the United States Navy from 1967 to 1973. Following the Navy, he was a drywall hanger and carpenter by trade. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, traveling, and spending time with loved ones. In addition to his...
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Judy Elaine Wisswell

May 2, 1953 - October 18, 2013

Chesapeake, Virginia Judy Elaine Wisswell, 60, of Chesapeake went home to be with the Lord, Friday, October 18, 2013. Judy was born May 2, 1953. She was preceded in death by her father James Goodwin, mother Evelyn Langlinais, husband Richard Wisswell, Jr., two sisters, and two brothers. Survivors include her children, Richard Wisswell, III, and Becky Beasley; grandchildren, Brittany, Wayne...
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Lloyd J. DeLoatche

February 3, 1931 - September 13, 2013

Virginia Beach, VA Lloyd J. DeLoatche, 82, passed away on September 13, 2013. Born in North Carolina, Mr. DeLoatche was a retired owner of a shoe shine business at a car dealership. Burial will be held at a later date in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
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Irene P. Taylor

December 13, 1936 - September 7, 2013

Virginia Beach, VA Irene P. Taylor, age 76, went to be with The Lord on Saturday, September 7, 2013. She was from Andrews, NC, but spent most of her life living in Virginia Beach, VA. She was a kind, caring, loving Mother to her four children, Austin, Deborah, Lewis, Kermit. She was predeceased by her parents, Tom and Julia Passmore; her brother, Leon Passmore; and her son, Kermit Taylor. She...
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Frances Clark Warrick

December 1, 1921 - August 13, 2013

Portsmouth, VA Frances Clark Warrick, 91, passed away peacefully at her home on August 13, 2013. She is survived by her three children, Pat Edwards of Rutherfordton, N.C.; Keith Warrick of Norfolk, VA; and Ellen Sloane and her husband Kenny of Smithfield, VA; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. The family will receive visitors at her home from 1-3 p.m., Thursday, Aug 15, 2013.
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Sharon Lynn Fischer

April 21, 1961 - August 6, 2013

Virginia Beach Sharon Lynn Fischer passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 of natural causes. She was the daughter of Estelle and John E. Watson; mother of Travis John Wilson; sister of Cynthia A. Schofield and her husband Dan Schofield; and wife of Dr. Michael L. Fischer. Sharon was a loving person who showed what love is. She will be forever in our hearts and she will be missed by us all. A...
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Judith Barber Maglone

February 9, 1948 - April 5, 2013

Virginia Beach Judy Maglone, 65, peacefully went to heaven with her loving family surrounding her on April 5, 2013. She was predeceased by her mother, Marguerite Barber. Left to cherish her memory are her loving family, father, Reginald Barber, stepmother, Jean Barber; dedicated husband, Art Maglone; son, Richard Maglone; daughter, Lisa Babb and husband, Jimmy Babb; granddaughters, Gracie...
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Michael R. Cabrera

February 19, 1984 - March 24, 2013

Virginia Beach, VA Michael R. Cabrera, 29, of Virginia Beach, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Born in Miami, Florida, Michael was the son of the late Miguel Cabrera and Renee Eidelheit Cabrera. He was employed as a Radiation Conrols Technician. Besides his mother, Michael is survived by his wife, Angie Cabrera. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445...
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Robert A. Bidlack

October 22, 1953 - March 21, 2013

Virginia Beach Robert Bidlack passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday March 21st 2013. Robert is survived by his two daughters, Christy Osbourne of Virginia Beach and Nikki Hughes of New Mexico and his five grandchildren. There will be a memorial service held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 29, 2013. The service will be at New Oak Baptist Church, 3200 Headriver Road, Virginia Beach, VA...
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Rose Barefoot Calkins Hinson

May 2, 1932 - March 18, 2013

Rose Marie Barefoot Calkins Hinson was the ninth child born to Mordecai Tell and Bertha Keen Barefoot on May 2, 1932 in Four Oaks, North Carolina. Rose moved to Richmond and met Frank Seymour Calkins, Jr., and they married in 1959. They made their home in Virginia Beach and had four children together. Rose became a young widow and devoted her life to raising her children at their home in...
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Katherine C. Watkowski

August 19, 1939 - March 15, 2013

Katherine C. Watkowski, 73, of Virginia Beach, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2013 in a Chesapeake Hospital. Born in New York, she was the daughter of the late Melrose Kent and Hilda Dawson Kent. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Watkowski. Survivors include her children, Dale Watkowski, Scott Watkowski, and Jill Watkowski. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445...
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Kathleen R. Sudduth

June 15, 1945 - February 23, 2013

Chesapeake Kathleen R. Sudduth, entered into peace on February 23, 2013. She was predeceased by her husband G.R."Sudds" Sudduth. She leaves behind a daughter, Dawn Bevins and a son, Gerald Sudduth, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was an administrator for Hills Home for Adults for 20 years and a member of the F.O.E 795. The family will have a private gathering at a later...
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James Godwin

December 28, 1961 - January 16, 2013

James " Buddy" Godwin (Electrician), 51, of Norfolk Went to our Lord Jesus on January 16, 2013 He was the son of the late James & Gail Godwin Married to Peggy Godwin Survivors include his wife, Peggy Godwin; Brothers MikeGodwin Carmen Godwin; a sister Kimberly Baraldi and many family members & loved ones. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., January 26, 2013 at Rivers Of Living Water,...
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Patricia Ann Gavan

May 23, 1950 - January 10, 2013

Patricia (Tissy) Ann Gavan passed away January 10, 2013 at her home. She was born May 23, 1950 at DePaul Hospital in Norfolk. She was an animal lover and a Certified Nursing Assistant but because of an extended illness was unable to continue in home health care. She was predeceased by her parents, Henry P. Gavan, Jr. and Geneva White Drumheller, and by her sister, Frances (Bunny) Gavan. She...
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Hilda Fagins

March 30, 1928 - January 7, 2013

Hilda Fagins, 84, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013. Born in New York City, NY, she was the daughter of the late Hezikiah Abel and Pearl Kinard Abel. She was predeceased by her husband, Willie Fagins. Survivors include her sister, Catherine Nelson of Suffolk. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.
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Theodore J. Hewitt

April 18, 1931 - January 5, 2013

Theodore J. Hewitt, 81, passed away on January 5, 2013, in Portsmouth, VA. Born in New Jersey, he was the son of the late Thomas Hewitt and Pearl Sisco Hewitt. He was predeceased by his wife, Ruth Hewitt. Survivors include his daughter, Rita Hewitt. Arrangements are being handed by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.
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Paul F. Svagdys, Jr.

October 26, 1962 - December 11, 2012

Norfolk, Virginia Paul F. Svagdys, Jr., 50, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. Born in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of the late Paul F. Svagdys, Sr. and Katherine Sweeney Svagdys. Survivors include his six siblings, Susan Amost of Chester, VA, Andrew Svagdys of Virginia Beach, Patricia Shaner of Currituck, NC, Virginia Drennan of Norfolk, Paul Lantzer of Manassas, and Christine...
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Annie-Jo Adams Allen

February 22, 1962 - December 6, 2012

Chesapeake, VA Annie-Jo Adams Allen, 50, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2012. Born in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Ray Adams and Helen Brothers Allen. Survivors include her brother, Sam Adams. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Ln, Ste 263, Virginia Beach.
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Bernice M. Beatty

March 1, 1925 - October 27, 2012

Norfolk, VA Bernice M. Beatty, 87, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2012 in Newport News, VA. Born in Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Stanley S. Griffiths and Alice M. Moore Griffiths. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold A. Beatty. Survivors include her children, Dr. Gerald W. Beatty, Kenneth Beatty, Patrick Beatty, and Kevin Beatty. Arrangements are being handled by...
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Eva Nelle Lawless

March 6, 1930 - October 23, 2012

Chesapeake, VA Eva Nelle Lawless, 82, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 in Chesapeake, Virginia. Born in Upper Devil's Hole, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late John Davis and Gladys Tallman Davis. She was predeceased by her husband, William A. Lawless, Sr. Mrs. Lawless had been employed as a data programmer in the auto insurance industry. Survivors include her children,...
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Marion A. Richards

July 10, 1939 - October 16, 2012

Norfolk, VA Marion A. Richards, 73, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 in a Virginia Beach hospital. Born in Albany, New York, she was the daughter of the late Stanley Albright and Leona Coton Albright. She was predeceased by her husband, Duain Richards. She was employed as a nurses aide. Survivors include her two daughters, Debra Sims and Kathleen M. Preville. Arrangements are being...
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Leonard Liberto, Jr.

August 29, 1929 - October 9, 2012

Virginia Beach, VA Leonard Liberto Jr., born August 29, 1929, died way too soon! His unfortunate death occurred as a result of being struck and run over by a backhoe at Stoney's Produce in Virginia Beach while waiting for the bus. He held on to dear life until he could not anymore and passed on Tuesday, October 9, around 2 p.m. Leo loved life, family and friends and we will all miss him. He...
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Sherry L. Mallett

July 11, 1945 - September 6, 2012

Chesapeake, Virginia Sherry L. Mallett, 67, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2012 in her home. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Jack Livingson and Margaret Khol Livingston. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Mallett, III. Survivors include her daughter, Carie McDaniel of Chesapeake. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Ln,...
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Sarah Marie Ross

June 16, 1983 - July 29, 2012

Norfolk Sarah Marie (Buchtel) Ross was born June 16, 1983 in Norfolk, VA. She graduated from Norview High School in 2001. She was once a lifeguard at Ocean View's Beaches. She loved animals, especially her dog Dixie. Unfortunately she passed away too early on July 29, 2012. She was predeceased by her grandparents Roger and Jean Buchtel of Norfolk, and Dorothy Yost of Virginia Beach. She is...
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Sheila Ray Duncan

December 8, 1951 - July 17, 2012

Sheila Ray Duncan, age 60, passed away peacefully July 17, 2012 in Sentara Nursing Center-Currituck. She was a resident of Knotts Island, NC. She was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was loved dearly by her family and many close friends. She will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her father Ray James, step mother Dorthy James , step sister Debbie...
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Eva June Lamb

June 5, 1926 - July 6, 2012

Eva June Lamb, 86, passed away July 6, 2012 in Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Born in Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Kimpel and Eva Cole Kimpel. She is survived by her husband, Robert Lamb. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Carole M. Jones

November 30, 1938 - June 17, 2012

Carole M. Jones, 73, passed away in her Virginia Beach home on Sunday, June 17, 2012. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Rowland Jones and Katherine Nichols Jones. Carole had been employed as a Protocol Officer for the Federal Government. She is survived by a sister, Suzanne Jones Ryan. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263...
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Sherry M. Webster

July 3, 1961 - June 11, 2012

Sherry M. Webster, 50, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012, in a Virginia Beach Hospital. Born in Washington, she was the daughter of Gary Price and Lorraine Stagman Price. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.
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Wayne Harper

June 24, 1938 - June 10, 2012

Wayne Harper, 73, died peacefully on June 10, 2012 surrounded be his children Morris, David, Darryl and Becky. Your children and brother, Jesse Harper, along with several extended family members and friends WILL MISS YOU! Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Kinston N.C.
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Ellen Jean Brown

March 11, 1946 - May 29, 2012

Ellen Jean Brown (Griffin), age 66, passed away peacefully May 29th, 2012 in her home in Chesapeake, VA. Ellen was born March 11, 1946 in Philadelphia, PA to William Jennings and Florence Griffin. Ellen was the youngest of seven brothers and sisters: Alice, Gladys, William, James, Jeanette, and Ruth Anna. Ellen was a long time resident of South Jersey. Ellen graduated from Williamstown High...
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Grant A. Gordon

November 20, 1912 - May 25, 2012

Grant A. Gordon, 40, passed away May 25, 2012 in Southampton County, Virginia. Born in Michigan, he was the son of the late Donald Gordon and Ethel Schultz Gordon. He is survived by a sister, Gail Liuzzo of Florida. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.
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William T. Evans, Jr.

August 8, 1928 - May 23, 2012

Chesapeake, VA William T. Evans, Jr., 83, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 in Norfolk. He was the son of the late William T. Evans, Sr., & Minnie Spindler Evans. Uncle Bill was a Portsmouth native with deep roots in the downtown area, from Crawford St. to Newtown. To celebrate his life there will be a gathering of friends and family from 4:00-5:30 pm, Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Paddy O...
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Wanda L. Cartwright

August 26, 1930 - May 8, 2012

Norfolk, VA Wanda L. Cartwright, 81, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Born in Kankakee, IL, she was the daughter of the late Albert Schultz and Laur Eichelberger Schultz. Survivors include her daughter, Tammie Greene of Norfolk. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, Virginia Beach.
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Barbara A. Jennison

December 4, 1948 - April 29, 2012

Virginia Beach Barbara A. Jennison, 63, passed away on April 29, 2012 in a Virginia Beach hospital. Born in Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Jacob Pahls and Loretta Eilert Pahls. She was an LPN with the Virginia Beach School System. Mrs. Jennison is survived by her husband, Timothy Jennison. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, Virginia Beach.
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Robert E. Louchery, Jr.

August 21, 1947 - April 17, 2012

Virginia Beach, VA Robert E. Louchery, Jr., 64, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. He was the son of othe late Robert Eugene Louchery, Sr. and Ruth Plymile Louchery. He is survived by his wife, Donna Louchery. Arrangements are under being handled by Simply Cremation, Virginia Beach.
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Barbara A. Burley

November 10, 1946 - April 11, 2012

Chesapeake, VA Barbara A. Burley, 65, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 in Chesapeake. Born in McCall, SC, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow Porter and Doris Bugors Porter. She is survived by her husband, Robert Burley of VA; her oldest son, Wilson of NC; her daughter, Kelly of NC; her youngest son, William, also of VA; and her two beloved sisters, Peggy and Susan. Barb suffered...
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Joan Mary Delisle

April 26, 1940 - March 24, 2012

VIRGINIA BEACH Joan Mary Delisle, died March 24, 2012. Friends are invited to read additional life story and to sign the online guest book at www.simplycremationonline.com
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Agnes R. Deans

December 20, 1915 - March 23, 2012

PORTSMOUTH Agnes R. Deans, died March 23, 2012. Friends are invited to read additional life story and to sign the online guest book at www.simplycremationonline.com.
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Robert M. Baroody

January 1, 1928 - March 21, 2012

Virginia Beach, VA Robet M. Baroody, 84, passed away March 13, 2012. Born in Geneva, NY, Mr. Baroody was a retired maintenance engineer with the City of Geneva, NY. Survivors include his children, Tom Baroody, Susan Baroody, and Robert Baroody. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Jessica L. Odden

May 9, 1976 - March 4, 2012

Portsmouth, VA Jessica L. Odden, 35, passed away on March 4, 2012. Born in Washington, she was the daughter of Paul Odden and Sandra Bretsen Odden. She is survived by a sister, Leslie McMillan of Portsmouth, VA. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Philip C. Arcara, Sr.

May 25, 1940 - March 1, 2012

Philip C. Arcara, Sr., died March 1, 2012. Friends are invited to sign the online guest book.
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Helen Constance Shoup

August 30, 1944 - February 27, 2012

Helen Constance Shoup, died February 27, 2012. Friends are invited to sign the online guest book.
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Charles Aldo Borsari

January 6, 1926 - February 27, 2012

Virginia Beach, VA Charles "Chuck" Aldo Borsari, 86, passed away on February 27, 2012. Born in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Aldo Borsari, and was also predeceased by his wife, Delphine Borsari. He is survived by a son, Anthony Borsari. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Dorothy M. Bower

December 19, 1927 - February 21, 2012

Portsmouth, VA Dorothy M. Bower, 84, passed away on February 21, 2012. She was the daughter of the late John Bodine and Helen Poore Bodine. She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Clemons. Burial will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA
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Janice Rose Greenwood

November 14, 1951 - February 19, 2012

Hampton, VA Janice Rose Greenwood, 60, passed away on February 19, 2012 in Hampton, VA. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Patricia Ann Esola

January 10, 1952 - January 29, 2012

Virginia Beach Patricia Ann Esola, 60, passed away on January 29, 2012. Born in Alexandria, VA, she was the daughter of the late Brownie Aleskowitz and Ruth Paradisio Aleskowitz. She is survived by her daughter, April Esola-Hutchinson of Virginia Beach and her son, Kevin Bruce Esola of Chesapeake. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia...
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Christopher L. Levasseur, Sr.

June 28, 1951 - January 28, 2012

Norfolk Christopher L. Levasseur, Sr., 60, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Born in Massachusetts, he was the son of Rudolth Jonathan and Mary Levasseur. Survivors include his children, Christopher L. Levasseur, Jr. and Rudy J. Levasseur. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.
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Joseph R. Sinclair

May 29, 1930 - January 25, 2012

Virginia Beach Joseph R. Sinclair, 81, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. Born in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Juanita Sinclair. Mr. Sinclair was a retired civil service employee. He is survived by his children, Gail N. Pearl of Virginia Beach and Robert W. Sinclair of AL. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane,...
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Maurice William McQuade

March 20, 1932 - January 8, 2012

Maurice William "Moe" McQuade, 79, passed away peacefully at his home in Hampton, VA, on January 8, 2012. Born on March 20, 1932 in Trenton, NJ, he graduated from Trenton Catholic Boys High School in 1950. He was honorably discharged from the United States Navy. He retired in 1993, from his work with The State of New Jersey, where he served as the Executive Director of Mortuary Science,...
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Hazel L. Davis

October 20, 1922 - December 27, 2011

Hazel Davis, 89, died on 12/27/11. Friends are invited to sign the online guest book at www.simplycremationonline.com
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Dolores W. Turner

September 14, 1933 - December 23, 2011

Norfolk Dolores W. Turner, 78, of Williamsburg, Virginia passed away on December 23, 2011 after a long illness. She is survived by her children, Susan Savage and her husband Ron, Thomas A. Grant and his wife Deborah; her sister, Scarlett Jennings and her husband Billy. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Joyce, Mollie, and Jennifer; and five great-grandchildren: Tyler, Jacob, Lily, Chase...
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Tava M. Leiser

January 23, 1955 - December 11, 2011

Hertford, NC Tava M. Leiser, 56, passed away on December 11, 2011. She was the daughter of the late Geraldine Silver. Mrs. Leiser is survived by her husband, Robert Leiser. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste 263, Virginia Beach, VA.
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Joan M. Humphrey

June 8, 1929 - December 7, 2011

Virginia Beach Joan M. Humphrey, 82, passed away on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011 in Virginia Beach. Born in New York, she was the daughter of the late Victor Mandyck and Naomi Martin Mandyck. She was predeceased by her husband, Karl Humphrey. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Burris. Arrangments are being handled by Simply Cremation, Virginia Beach.
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Robert C. Olfers, Jr.

March 8, 1948 - December 6, 2011

CHESAPEAKE Robert C. (Bob) Olfers Jr., age 63, of the 1700 block of Shillelagh Road, Chesapeake, died peacefully on December 6, 2011 at Norfolk General Hospital. He was retired after 28 years with the City of Chesapeake and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 24 years, Barbara Olfers; his mother, Dora Southers; three sons, Robert Olfers III, James...
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Billy B. Bills

October 3, 1924 - November 21, 2011

Virginia Beach Billy B. Bills, 87, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2011 in his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Oklahoma, he was the son of the late William Bills and Marie Underwood Bills. He is survived by one son, Charles William Bills; three daughters, Carol Sue Greenwood, Barbara Anne Loftus, and Debraugh Lynne Waugh; 8 grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Billy...
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Loraine A. Harris

May 20, 1924 - November 3, 2011

Virginia Beach Loraine A. Harris, 87, passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2011 in a Norfolk hospital. Born in Orange County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Otis Ryder and Mary Ann Hall Ryder. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Harris. Survivors include sons, W. Thomas Harris and Wayne Harris. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, 4445 Corporation Lane, Ste...
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James F. Bowers

May 6, 1947 - October 24, 2011

Newport News James F. Bowers, 64, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2011 in a Hampton hospital. Born in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Joseph Bowers and Florence Kuklinskie Bowers. He is survived by a brother, Joseph F. Bowers, his wife Helen; a sister, Virginia M. Torres; and five nieces, Jessica Sealy, who talked to him daily till he passed, Angie Torres Callahan, Joanna Torres...
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Stella C. Zednik

September 11, 1922 - October 15, 2011

Virginia Beach Stella C. Zednik, 89, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2011 in a Virginia Beach Hospital. Born in Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Jseph Chavayda and Dorothy Straka Chavayda. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Zednik. She is survived by her son, Richard Zednik.
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Carol J. Gamroth

November 6, 1949 - September 28, 2011

Norfolk, VA Carol J. Gamroth, 61, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in a Norfolk Hospital. She is survived by her sons, Johnny Wilmot and Daniel Wilmot.
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Mary Louise Dudzinski

December 14, 1940 - September 26, 2011

Chesapeake, VA Mary Lou Polit Dudzinski, 70, passed away peacefully Monday, September 26, 2011 in Chesapeake, VA, following a lengthy illness. She was born and raised in Pittston, PA. She will be dearly missed by her husband Paul and daughter Lesley; brother & sister in-law, Sam & MaryAnne Polit of West Pittston, PA; sister & brother in-law, Patricia & Walter Kelley of Hammonton, NJ. Mary Lou...
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Elizabeth Simmons

July 3, 1937 - September 18, 2011

NORFOLK, VA Elizabeth "Betty" Simmons On Sunday, September 18, 2011 our loved one Elizabeth "Betty" Simmons quietly slipped into eternal rest. She was preceded in death by her son, Daniel William Simmons. She leaves behind two daughters, Amanda Curry and husband Gary Curry, and daughter Diana Hatchell. She also leaves behind her very special, loving grandson, Dustin Simmons and his girlfriend...
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Christine T. Montgomery

June 9, 1959 - September 18, 2011

Norfolk, VA Christine T. Montgomery, 52, went to be with the Lord on September 18, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Paul Montgomery, two sons, Joseph and Jonathan Moree, her mother Betty Jean Tucker, brothers, James, Jr., Glenn, Alan, and Travis Tucker, sister, Sheila Hardy. She was predeceased by step-father, James Tucker, Sr. and brother, Michael. A Celebration of Life will be held...
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James Howard Soltis

June 12, 1959 - September 8, 2011

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA James Howard Soltis, of Sheldon Drive in Virginia Beach, passed away on September 8, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Reneé Soltis; mother-in-law, Patricia Watson; sister-in-law, Monique Elms; niece, Emma Lee Elms, all from Trinidad W.I.; and a multitude of friends. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am Monday, September 12, 2011 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's...
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Marsha L. Hoffman

March 26, 1961 - September 2, 2011

Marsha L. Hoffman, 50, of Oxford, MA, passed away on September 2, 2011. Arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation, Virginia Beach.
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Gary W. Haggerty

December 12, 1965 - August 31, 2011

Hampton, Virginia Gary W. Haggerty, 45, passed away on August 31, 2011. He is survived by his father, William L. Haggerty of Hampton. Gary was employed as a soil analyst.
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Mary Leslie Smith

June 10, 1945 - August 15, 2011

Virginia Beach, VA Mary Leslie Smith, 66, of Mill Dam Road, passed away Monday, August 15, 2011 in her home. Born July 10, 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Julian and Josephine Darsey. She was the widow of Williard V. Smith. Survivors include her son, Kevin Michael Stewart; a grandson, Robert Charles Stewart; a sister, Frances Schandel and husband Dave; nephews,...
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Kathleen S. Hollowood

September 30, 1942 - August 6, 2011

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Kathleen S. Hollowood, 68, passed away Friday, August 6, 2011 at her home, after a four year battle with cancer. Originally from Buffalo, New York, she was the daughter of the late Howard E. and Virginia R. Miller. Kathy was a devoted Navy wife, making apartments home throughout 14 relocations. She was a graduate of the Mercy School of Nursing, Buffalo, NY. She was a...
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Erma Lynn Yocher

April 28, 1932 - August 5, 2011

Virginia Beach, VA Erma Lynn Yocher, loving wife, mother, and a true southern lady passed away on August 5, 2011 surrounded by family in Virginia Beach, VA. Her parents, Andrew and Leila Lady, and two brothers predeceased her. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Paul E. Yocher, and their three daughters, three son-in-laws, and seven grandchildren. Donna and her husband Dave Pry reside...
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Kate A. Stevens

April 23, 1930 - July 27, 2011

Virginia Beach, VA Kate A. Stevens (Gertrue Evelyn Marburger, Gertrue Mitchell) Kate A. Stevens passed away on July 27, 2011 at her home within the Bay Lake Assisted Living community. Kate A Steven was born Gertrue Evelyn Marburger on April 23, 1930 in Baltimore, MD. She was the second daughter of Thomas Edwin Marburger and Dorothy Stevens, and grew up in a family that prized hard work and...
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John Gossett

July 28, 1949 - June 22, 2011

Virginia Beach, VA John "MIKE" Gossett, 61, passed away in his sleep the morning of June 22, 2011. He was born July 28, 1949 to the late John C. and Ruth Bailey Gossett in Ohio. Mike spent seven years proudly serving the United States Army during Vietnam along with many other successful businesses including Wee-Care, Express Auto Rentals, Auto Express Car lot and Fat Mike's Hotdog's. Left to...
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Jeannette Vadeboncoeur

November 9, 1941 - June 12, 2011

Hampton, VA Jeannette Vadeboncoeur, 69, passed away June 12, 2011. She is survived by her children, Michael Forsyth and John Vadeboncoeur.
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Betsy Regina Carter

July 19, 1956 - June 7, 2011

NORFOLK, VA Betsy Regina Carter, passed away June 7, 2011, surrounded by family and friends. Born July 19, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Redgie Carter and Betty Carter of Iron City, TN. Survivors include Wayne Cheshire, life partner; one sister, Jeanne Carter; two brothers, Joe and Jeff Carter; one sister-in-law, Kim Carter; and three nieces, Trula Rockwell, Kristen Carter, and Hanna...
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C. Brantley Allen

March 1, 1956 - June 7, 2011

CHESAPEAKE, VIRGINIA C. Brantley Allen, 55, laid claim to the promise of the resurrection on Tuesday, 7 June 2011 in a local hospital. He was the son of Maxine M. Earley and the late Carlton D. Allen, and was predeceased by his step-father, James N. Earley. Brantley is survived by his Mother, Maxine M. Earley, and a Step-mother, Mary Allen of Jackson, NC. He is also survived by two brothers ~...
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Guy Drake Tompkins, Jr.

April 28, 1945 - May 28, 2011

Virginia Beach Guy Drake “Dra” Tompkins, Jr, 66, died suddenly on May 28, 2011 surrounded by family and friends. He was born on April 12, 1945 in Franklin, Virginia and graduated from Suffolk High School. Dra was an avid golfer, winning countless tournaments, and held the utmost respect for the game. He fulfilled a lifelong dream this past April by attending “The Masters”...
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Stanley E. Woodard

March 27, 1960 - May 18, 2011

HAMPTON, VA Dr. Stanley E. Woodard, 51, after a valiant 15 month battle with cancer passed away Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at his home in Hampton Virginia in the arms of his wife and in the presence of faithful and selfless friend Charmaine McCaulay. Dr. Woodard was born March 27th, 1960 in Indianapolis Indiana. Dr. Woodard received his PhD, Masters of Engineering and B.S. of Engineering from...
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Bobby Gene Foster

November 13, 1956 - April 23, 2011

Knotts Island, NC Bobby Gene Foster age 53, passed away peacefully at home on April 23, 2011, after a long battle with lung disease. He leaves behind, Best friend, Kathy Foster, their children who were his world: Jessika Gaile Foster, 19; and Tyler Scott Foster, 15. He was pre-deceased by his parents, Billy and Helen Foster. He also leaves three brothers, Billy, Randy, and Ritch; their...
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Ralph Leo Hunter, Jr.

August 2, 1967 - March 28, 2011

Chesapeake, VA Mr. Ralph Leo Hunter, Jr., 43, of Chesapeake, passed away at home surrounded by his family on March 28, 2011. He was born on August 2, 1967, in Norfolk, VA, the first and only son to Gwendolyn L. Hunter and the late Ralph Leo Hunter Sr. Ralph leaves to cherish his memory a son, James Wynn; a daughter, Shannon Jones; four grandchildren, of Virginia Beach, VA; a mother, Gwendolyn...
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Sara Everett Pilcher

September 6, 1917 - March 4, 2011

Norfolk Sara Everett Pilcher entered eternal life March 4, 2011. She was 93 years old. She is survived by her daughters Judy and Sara Florence and grandsons John and Mark Deaderick. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are being handled by Simply Cremation.
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Myra Lea Lombardozzi

October 7, 1932 - February 22, 2011

Virginia Beach Myra Lea Lombardozzi, 78, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, John G. Lombardozzi. She is survived by her daughter, Denise Weaver and partner Sharon Cowan of Va Beach; her two sons, Steven Weaver and wife Tonya of Gloucester, VA and Gene Weaver of Willard, OH; her four grandchildren, Wyatt,...
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Judith Varga

January 4, 1943

Norfolk, VA Judith Varga, 68, of the 5600 block of Tidewater Drive passed away July 13, 2011. She was the youngest daughter of six children born and raised in Hungary. She was a fun and loving mother and grandmother who was loved by many. She loved to travel and was passionate about charity and religious work, especially within the Salvation Army ministries. She is survived by her three...
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