Our Obituaries

Sue M. Saye

September 11, 1933 - January 26, 2018

Sue Maughon Saye, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away peacefully on January 26, 2018 with her family by her side. She was born on September 11, 1933 in Good Hope, Georgia, to the late Roy and Olive Maughon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry W. Saye; two sisters, Allison M. Poss and Ina R. Maughon; and her brother Tommy Maughon. She retired from Georgia Chapter Arthritis Foundation...
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Louise Renuart Jochem

May 20, 1935 - January 26, 2018

Louise Renuart Jochem, age 82, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away peacefully on January 26, 2018. She was born to Edith and Denis Renuart on May 20, 1935 and was raised with her six siblings in Coral Gables, Florida. Louise was proceeded death in her two sons, Mark and John. She is survived by her five children; Greg, Mary Elizabeth, Bryan, Anne, and Michael; and her six grandchildren, Madison,...
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David Lore

November 6, 1940 - January 23, 2018

When Mike Curtin walked into the Dispatch newsroom as an intern in 1973, it didn't take him but a few days to figure out that he wanted to learn from Statehouse reporter David Lore."Dave was just a real straight arrow," said Curtin, who spent 34 years at the newspaper and eventually retired as associate publisher in 2007. "Dave's copy was meticulously objective, meticulously researched and was...
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Arthur Cabral

January 3, 1936 - January 23, 2018

Arthur Francis Cabral, Jr., 82, of Roswell, Georgia, passed away January 23, 2018. He was born in Quincy, Massachusetts on January 3, 1936. Art graduated from Marietta Ohio College. He loved his family and traveling. Art is survived by his wife of 54 years, Maureen Cabral; children, Marc F. Cabral (Cindi Cabral), Jeffrey A. Cabral (Lynn Cabral), and Elizabeth Engelman (Geoff Engelman); and...
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Paul Eugene Tuthill

June 18, 1928 - January 22, 2018

Paul Eugene Tuthill, 89, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on January 22, 2018. He was born on June 18, 1928 in Portsmouth, Virginia, to parents, Florence Jemmison and George Tuthill. He graduated from Wilson High in 1946. In July 1946 he enlisted in the United States Army and served as a baker during the occupation at Fukuoka and Kokura, Japan. In May of 1948 he was honorably discharged and...
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Carol CUMMINGS

August 11, 1944 - January 22, 2018

Carol King Cummings died at the home of her eldest daughter in Marietta, Ga., Sunday night. She was 73.She was the center of a large and loving family and was especially known for her brilliant imagination, sweetness of character, patience and care for children. She moved four children nearly a dozen times to posts on the East Coast and in Europe as part of her husband, John's long military...
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William Shelton Ransdell

May 31, 1936 - January 20, 2018

Arrangements are pending under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son - Canton Hill.
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Robert Taylor Hunt

June 23, 1920 - January 19, 2018

Mr. Robert "Bob" Taylor Hunt, age 97, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on January 19, 2018. Mr. Hunt was born in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1920 to A.W. & Elma Hunt. Mr. Hunt served in the Army Air Corps from 1942-1945. He graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Engineering. After thirty years of faithful service at Lockheed, he retired in 1987 as an engineer. In his...
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Dawn Ruth Kane

January 17, 1945 - January 18, 2018


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Nona Marie Hart

October 26, 1936 - January 17, 2018

Nona Marie Hart. age 81, of Marietta, GA passed away on Wednesday morning at 3:30 AM, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Nona was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming on October 26, 1936. She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Edwards and her mother Pearl M. Edwards. At a very early age she moved to Lawton Oklahoma with her Parents and two brothers, James Edwards and Joe Edwards. Her...
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Franklin COLLINS

December 20, 1943 - January 12, 2018

Franklin Arthur Collins (Frank) was born December 20, 1943 in Raleigh, N.C. He lived his early years in Atlanta, where he graduated Grady High School. It was here, encouraged and inspired by band director Mr. Owen Seitz, that his love of music was born. He earned his BA in music at the University of Kentucky. Although legally blind, Frank used every resource available to have a full and...
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Charles Wayne Randolph

June 9, 1946 - January 10, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Walter Edmund Chambers

May 11, 1924 - January 7, 2018

Walter Edmund Chambers III, 93, of Sandy Springs GA and, recently, of Sterling Estates, Marietta GA, passed away, peacefully, in the presence of his four children on January 7, 2018.Walter was born to the late Walter E. Chambers, Jr. and Esther Marie Connelly Chambers in Philadelphia, PA on May 11, 1924. He graduated from Roxborough High School, Class of 1942 and was soon drafted into the U.S....
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William Wahl Brown

June 26, 1935 - January 7, 2018

Brown, William (Bill) Wahl, age 82, of East Cobb passed away on Sunday, January 7. He was born in 1935 in Barnesville, Ohio, to George and Rosalia Brown. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carol, three children: Tim Brown, Kathleen Peneguy, and Cindy Brown, Aunt Clara Wahl, sister Marianne Heckman, and brother-in-law Robert Swab. Survivors also include a son-in-law Todd Peneguy, and three...
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Catherine Ruth Buck

November 15, 1923 - January 6, 2018

Catherine Ruth Buck, daughter of William (Bill) McGill Burns (dec.) and Katherine (Kay) Burns (dec.), died Jan. 6, 2018 after a lengthy illness. She was 94 years old. Ruth was the wife of Robert (Bob) Jepherson Buck (dec.). High school sweethearts, they both graduated from Garden City High School, NY. They were married in July 1945.Ruth attended College of New Rochelle before leaving to aid in...
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Bert Allen Thorne

November 27, 1933 - January 6, 2018

Bert Allen Thorne, 84, died on January 5, 2017 in Marietta, Georgia. Mr. Thorne was preceded in death by his parents, Dotson and Birdie (Fitzgerald) Thorne, as well as his infant daughter Debra Lyn. Mr. Thorne was born November 27, 1933 in Strong, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Strong High School (1951), Mr. Thorne honorably served his country for a tour of duty in the US Navy during the...
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Suey N. Dong

October 5, 1915 - January 4, 2018

Suey Dong, age 102, was born in Canton, China in 1915. She was married to Yen H Dong for 62 years. She came to the United States in 1939 and had a varied life in the restaurant business and farming; but, mostly as a housewife, mother and doting grandmother. During her life, she lived in Brazil, the Cape Verde Islands, New Jersey, and Massachusetts before finally settling in Georgia in 1998. She...
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Dorothy Hale Johnson

August 31, 1922 - January 1, 2018

Dorothy Hale Johnson, age 95, of Alpharetta, Georgia, passed away on January 1, 2018. She was predeceased by her husband, Bert James Johnson and her son, Dr. Bert Johnson, Jr. She was the daughter of Dorothy Harralson Hale and Joseph Crowder Hale.Before moving to Alpharetta in 1992, she and her husband lived in College Park, Georgia, Longboat Key, Florida, and McDonough, Georgia. She was a member...
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Janet Louise Meyers

October 24, 1920 - December 31, 2017

Janet Louise Meyers, 97, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on December 31, 2017. She was born in State College, Pennsylvania on October 24, 1920, to parents Harriet Hecker and Neil Fleming. Janet received a BA from Penn State University. She had a lifelong passion for golf and was a member of Indian Hills Country Club in Marietta. At Indian Hills, she was a founding member of the Women's Golf...
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Richard Wayne Hawes

April 24, 1949 - December 31, 2017

Hawes, Richard "Wayne", 68, of Marietta, GA, passed away on 12/31/17. He was born in Independence, MO on 4/24/49. Wayne graduated from Blue Springs High School and received a bachelor's degree from Central Missouri State. He was married to Sherry (Lewellen) Hawes for 47 years. Wayne had a career in concrete construction starting with American Admixtures and retiring from Argos in 2015. He...
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James Rodney Smith

September 30, 1933 - December 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Michael John King

April 17, 1955 - December 27, 2017

Michael John King, 62, of Marietta, GA, died Dec 27th after a short illness. Mr. King was born April 17, 1955 in Youngstown, OH. His mother Marianne T. Knapic King and father Franklin H. King preceded him in death. He was an Alter Boy at St. Patrick Church, Youngstown and graduated from Cardinal Mooney in 1973. He worked for Hewlett-Packard Company for 31 years in California and Georgia, he...
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Reba S. Twilley

January 14, 1923 - December 27, 2017

Reba Simmons Twilley died at Sterling Estates, Marietta Georgia on December 27, 2017. She was born on January 14, 1923, the eldest daughter of the late Mrs. Verdie Aderhold Simmons and Mr. Joseph O. Simmons of Paulding County GA. Mrs. Twilley was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Mr. James Dale Twilley, in 1981. She is survived by her daughter, Lynne Floyd and son-in-law Michael,...
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Linda Kay Warner

February 19, 1959 - December 23, 2017

Linda Kay Warner, 58, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on December 23, 2017. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 19, 1959. Kay graduated from Headland Highschool and attended Kennesaw State University. She was a member of Mount Paran North Single Purpose Sunday School Class for 7 years. Kay had a passion for jewelry making and delighted in spending time with her family and attending...
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Jean Elizabeth Brogan

October 13, 1927 - December 20, 2017

Jean E. Brogan (Lingenfelter)(Link), age 90, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Dec. 20, 2017 while in hospice at Tranquility at Kennesaw. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She attended Thomas Carr Howe High School and Butler University.She worked in the editor's office at Purdue University where she wrote letters to all the state legislators and veterinarians. This started the School of...
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Carol G. Speir

May 24, 1940 - December 1, 2017

Carol Griffiths Speir was born in Middleton, New York on May 24, 1940. She passed away on December 1, 2017. A loving mother and grandmother, Carol was passionately involved in the activities of her daughter, her grandchildren and her extended family. Carol loved going to her grandchildren's events, helping them with school, and she was always a positive presence in their lives. She enjoyed...
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Margaret Joan Fitzgerald

October 18, 1921 - November 30, 2017

In Memory of Margaret (Peggy) Joan FitzgeraldDecember 18, 1921 - November 30, 2017Margaret "Peggy" Joan (Kearney) Fitzgerald, of Marietta, Georgia and formerly of Syosset, NY, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2017. She was born in Queens, New York on December 18, 1921. Peggy graduated from Bishop McDonald High School in Brooklyn, NY and got her Associates Degree from Queens College in...
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Bernice M. Lawrence

September 19, 1931 - November 24, 2017

Bernice Marie Zaworski Lawrence, 86, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on November 24, 2017. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 19, 1931. Bernice graduated from Baltimore High school. She had a career in civil service financial. Bernice was a member of The Lutheran Church of The Resurrection. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Jean D. Lawrence; Sons, David Lawrence, of...
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Juleanne M. Furr

February 27, 1964 - November 22, 2017

February 27th, 1964 changed the world. It brought Jule Furr into our lives; born in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC. Jule took on many roles during her time on this earth; a sister, a daughter, a friend, and a companion, but beyond that, she was an aunt, a best friend, a wife, and most importantly, a mother. Jule was treasured, loved, and fought for her life daily to be with...
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Annie Vernon Hubbard

April 11, 1987 - November 21, 2017

Anne Vernon Hubbard, Annie, aged 30, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. She is survived by her parents, Mary Ellen and David Hubbard; twin sister, Mimi Hubbard; brothers Walker and Jack Hubbard; grandfather Paul Reinke; Uncle and Aunt Paul and Kim Reinke and three cousins, Alex, Nora and Olivia; Uncle Gary Reinke; Uncle and Aunt David and Debbie Schmitz and cousin Katherine; Uncle and...
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Mark Alan Stephens

November 6, 1953 - November 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Carolyn Aurand

April 16, 1975 - November 18, 2017

Carolyn Petroccione Aurand passed away on November 18, 2017, at the age of 42, after a long illness. She was born on April 16, 1975 and grew up in Westchester County, New York, where she attended John F Kennedy High School. Carolyn graduated from the University of Virginia where she earned her BS in Psychology. Upon graduation, she secured her first position with BBDO in Manhattan. In 2002,...
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Josua Vaughn Stabner

November 18, 1996 - November 17, 2017

Josua Stabner, age 20, of Chicago, Illinois, passed away on November 17, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1996. Josua was a student at the University of Illinois - Chicago studying Graphic Design. In his spare time, Josua enjoyed playing golf and ultimate frisbee. He will be remembered as a man always willing to help and for being a friend to all. He is survived by his parents, Stan ...
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Bera Gay Collins

October 12, 1935 - November 17, 2017

Bera Kate Gay Collins, 82, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017. She was born in Blakely, Georgia on October 12,1935. Bera graduated from Central High School in Jackson, Mississippi. She was married to Edward Collins for 39 years. Bera had a career in real estate for Century 21. She was a member of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church and had a passion for her family, sewing,...
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Joshua Duncan

January 13, 1985 - November 15, 2017

Joshua Lee Duncan, 32, of Dallas, Georgia, passed away on November 15, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 13, 1985. Joshua attended East Coweta High School. He had a career in building for Carolina Lumber and Building Supply. Joshua had a passion for fast cars, RC cars, and EDM. He is survived by his son, Jacob Landon Duncan; mother, Michele Balos; father, Lee Duncan; sister,...
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Sally Ann Bleckner

April 15, 1942 - November 12, 2017

Sally Ann Bleckner, 75, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017, after a long fought battle with illness. Born in Toldeo Ohio in 1942, she was married 30 years to her late husband, Gary Bleckner. Sally was a wife, a mother, and a friend. She was a member of many social clubs and charitable organizations throughout her life. Her spontaneous laugh and bright smile will be...
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Edward Peary Stafford

November 8, 1943 - November 11, 2017

Edward Peary Stafford, Jr., LTC, U.S. Army (Ret.) died on Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, at his home in Marietta, Georgia. "Ted" Stafford was 74 years old. He passed away peacefully in the company of family and friends after a life time of robust good health was cut short by an intense and aggressive form ALS ("Lou Gehrig's Disease").Ted Stafford was born during World War II into a Navy family...
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Jack Andrew Strama

November 21, 1946 - November 5, 2017

Jack Strama, age 70, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017. He was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1946. He graduated from Seton Hall University with a BS in Accounting and Columbia University with an MBA. In 1981, Jack and Doranne moved to the Atlanta area where Jack began his career with Ridgeway Development building single and multi-family homes where Jack received the...
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Thomas David Hopkins

January 13, 1934 - October 31, 2017

A native of Montgomery, Alabama, he was born January 13, 1934, the son of Thomas David Hopkins and Elleene McCraney Hopkins. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Jane McLendon Hopkins; and his children, Amy Soelzer Anderson, and Thomas David Hopkins III; five grandchildren, Adonica Nix, Kristen Eschbach, Eric Soelzer, Elizabeth Francis Hopkins, Thomas Cullom Hopkins, and four great...
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Francis Gavin Wilson

November 11, 1926 - October 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Ann Frances Harder

December 22, 1922 - October 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Joseph D. Kelly

November 28, 1934 - October 28, 2017

Lt. Col. (ret.) Joseph Donald "Don" Kelly, passed away peacefully at the age of 82, on October 28, 2017. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, father-in-law, and uncle. His calm demeanor and sweet smile will be greatly missed by family and friends.Don was born on November 28, 1934 in Rabun Gap, Georgia, to Frank Ray Kelly and Elizabeth Mize Kelly. He graduated from Rabun Gap...
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Helen A. Schellman

December 14, 1923 - October 26, 2017

HELEN AYCRIGG SCHELLMAN died peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at Sunrise of Marietta. Helen was born in Yuba City, California, on December 14, 1923, to Benjamin Mesnard and Helen Findlay Aycrigg. Her father served with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Chinese theater during WW I. He remained in Manchuria post war, working on the trans-continental rail system...
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James G. Sharpless

September 5, 1969 - October 26, 2017

James Gregory ("Greg") Sharpless - 1969 - 2017James Gregory ("Greg") Sharpless, died surrounded by his family on October 26, 2017, in Marietta, Georgia at the age of 48. Greg is survived by his parents, Lamar and Sandra Sharpless of Orange Beach, AL; his wife, Karen (Thomas) Sharpless and his son, James Thomas ("Thomas") Sharpless of Marietta, GA; his sister Rita Thome (James) of Knoxville, TN;...
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Ida Lynch

October 1, 1923 - October 26, 2017

Ida was born October 1, 1923 in Dallas, Texas and she was always very proud to be a Texan. She graduated from Forest Avenue High School.She married Harmon Lynch, on January 14, 1944 and enjoyed fifty years of marriage until his death in 1994. The majority of their life together was spent in Orangeburg, South Carolina, where they owned and operated a small jewelry store.Throughout her life she...
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Margaret Pearl Broadwater

February 28, 1927 - October 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Roberta Marie Hynes

December 25, 1942 - October 20, 2017

Roberta Marie Hynes (Lawson), age 74, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on October 20th, 2017.Roberta was born in Boston, MA on December 25, 1942. She graduated from Framingham South High School in 1960. She married John F. (Jack) Hynes on September 18, 1965 and settled in Medway, MA where they raised 3 boys. In 1979, the family moved to Marietta, GA where she lived ever since. Roberta is...
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Teresa Lynn Franks

October 10, 1957 - October 19, 2017

Teresa L Franks, 60, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away 19 October, 2017. She was born in Warner Robbins, Georgia on 10 October, 1957. Teresa graduated from Campbell High School in Fairburn, Georgia. Teresa had a career in fashion and finance for Snooty-Hooty, and Tactic Corporation. She had a passion for travel, fashion, books, antiques, and art. She is survived by her husband of 35 years,...
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Mary Jo Woods

March 31, 1960 - October 19, 2017

Mary Jo Woods, 57, of Marietta, Ga., passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, peacefully at home surrounded by her family.Jo was born March 31, 1960, in Atlanta, the daughter of Bob and Eleanor Elium. She graduated from Heritage High School in Lynchburg, Va., and Radford University in Radford, Va.Jo worked in fashion merchandising and lived in Myrtle Beach, S.C., San Francisco, and Northern Virginia...
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Thelma Faith Restivo

November 28, 1924 - October 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Suzanne L. Gardner

October 13, 2017

Suzanne Lee Gardner, age 44, of Roswell, Georgia passed away on October 13, 2017. In 1995, Mrs. Gardner graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in Psychology. While attending SMU, she was active in the Delta Delta Delta sorority. Mrs. Gardner was employed by Wells Fargo as the Vice President of Support Center Management. She attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Mrs....
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Sarah Jane Crummer

August 5, 1931 - October 12, 2017

Mrs. Sarah Jane Crummer, age 86, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on October 12, 2017. She was born in 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1952, she graduated from Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing and was employed at many hospitals as an R.N. She was married to Robert Crummer for forty-seven years, until his passing in 2001. She was a member of the Roswell United Methodist Church...
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May Phillips

September 22, 1923 - October 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Thelma Maria Garcia

July 27, 1932 - October 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Richard Earl Johnson

December 24, 1926 - October 5, 2017

Richard Earl Johnson, age 90, passed away on October 5, 2017 in Marietta, Georgia. He was born on December 24, 1926 in Springfield, MO. He had a great love and admiration for his deceased parents, Billy Bothwell Johnson and Nettie Gorsuch Johnson and a brother the late Robert Johnson.Richard grew up on a small farm in Missouri. After his graduation from Springfield High School in 1944, he...
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Jojo Herlitz

May 14, 1968 - October 4, 2017

Jojo William Herlitz, 49, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly on October 4, 2017. He was born May 14, 1968, in Stamford, Connecticut to parents, Christina and Anders Herlitz. Jojo was a graduate of the University of Georgia with a BA in communications. He was an avid UGA fan and loved playing golf at Atlanta Country Club. Jojo delighted in his family and was very involved in his...
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Anthony J. Chimera

May 27, 1930 - October 2, 2017

Anthony J. Chimera, 87, of Marietta, GA passed away on October 2, 2017. He was born in Buffalo, NY on May 27, 1930. He earned a B.S. and M.S. of Electrical Engineering from the University of Buffalo. He was married to Judith Chimera (Juchnowski) for 49 years. Tony worked as a Radar Engineer for Calspan Corporation, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Scientific Research Corporation, and...
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Arliene Tate

March 13, 1928 - September 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Pat Donald Long

October 4, 1954 - September 28, 2017

Pat Donald "Don" Long, age 62, of Marietta, GA passed away on September 28, 2017. Don was born October 4, 1954. He served in the Navy from 1972 to 1985 and travelled around the world seven times. Don had a successful career as an engineer in the paper production industry for over 30 years. He had a great love for animals and enjoyed feeding deer, raccoons, birds, and cats. Don was always...
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Patrick Kean Sugden

December 20, 1932 - September 28, 2017

Patrick Kean Sugden, age 84, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on September 27th, 2017 Pat was born in Van Wert, Ohio on December 20, 1932. He graduated from Euclid High School. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran who served in the 11th Airborne as an Army Paratrooper. Pat worked for New York Central Railroad while attending Kent State University where...
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Stasia Krawczyk

February 8, 1920 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Sheila Frazier

June 27, 1941 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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William Lamar Kite

October 13, 1941 - September 14, 2017

Mr. William "Billy" Lamar Kite, age 75, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on September 14, 2017. Mr. Kite was born in Augusta, Georgia to Horace & Mary Kite. He graduated from Oglethorpe University with a Bachelor's of Science degree. Mr. Kite made his career in insurance, later owning his own insurance office. He was a devoted member of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church. He had a passion for...
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Sandra Vasa-Sideris

July 4, 1950 - September 12, 2017

Sandra (Sandy) Vasa-Sideris passed away on September 12 in Marietta, Georgia due to complications from heart surgery. She was born at the Great Lakes Illinois Naval Station on July 4th 1950. She received a BA and Masters degree in French Literature from the University of Tennessee, and an MBA and PhD in Management from Georgia State University. She spent many years teaching at Southern...
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Christopher Corcoran

April 18, 1956 - September 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Catherine Daugherty

July 5, 1938 - September 5, 2017

Mass of Christian Burial for Catherine Ann (Evans) Daugherty, 79, of Marietta, Georgia, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Marietta. Immediately following, she will be interned in the St. Ann Columbarium. The family will gather at Patterson Funeral Home on Canton Road in Marietta on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. to pray the rosary...
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G. Alan Katz

March 3, 1929 - September 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Ronald William Travis

December 19, 1949 - September 2, 2017

Mr. Ronald William Travis, age 67, of Kennesaw, Georgia passed away on September 2, 2017. Mr. Travis was born in Akron, Ohio to John & Charlotte Travis. Mr. Travis graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors Degree. Following his honorable service and discharge from the US Air Force, Ron worked in Quality Control for Coca-Cola. In his spare time, he followed his passion for...
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Wenett Wray

June 24, 1930 - September 2, 2017

Mrs. Wenett Wray, age 87, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on September 2, 2017. Wenett was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Luther & Mae Bell Henry. She was a graduate of O'Keefe High School. In 1950, she married Calvin Wray. During her career, Mrs. Wray worked in Telecommunications for Southern Bell and Food Merchandising for Pillsbury. In her spare time, she enjoyed outdoor activities,...
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Tyler Layne Kleinrichert

May 21, 2003 - August 27, 2017

Oi Mate!I've accomplished a lot before becoming a freshman at Walton High School. I've climbed mountains, swam in the seas. I came, I conquered, I loved and I know you loved me! I'll watch over you from ten thousand feet above! Love, Tyler! -- August 27, 2017. Tyler's family includes his Dad & Mom, Steve & Chris; his favorite person and loving brother, Ethan; his Nana, Becky Litton;...
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John Prechtel

July 28, 1923 - August 20, 2017

John Reid "Jack" Prechtel, 94, of Marietta, Georgia, passed August 20, 2017. He was born in Orrville, Ohio on July 28, 1923. After he graduated from Garfield High School in Akron, Ohio, Jack entered the United States Army where he served in the Pacific theater during World War II. He married Mary Regina "Jean" Head on May 30, 1947 and was married for 48 years until Jean's passing in 1995. ...
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Barbara LaMarr McPherson

September 6, 1927 - August 19, 2017

Barbara LaMarr Foster McPherson, beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend. A descendant of several Pioneer Cobb Families and a lifelong resident of Cobb County left this life on August 19, of 2017. Mrs. McPherson, 89 years young was the daughter of Willam Kimsey Foster and Comerdell Spinks Foster Priest. Mrs. McPherson was a member of...
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Cecelia Gross

March 20, 1948 - August 18, 2017

Cecelia Valdes Gross passed away on August 18, 2017. She is survived by her husband,Michael A. Gross, sister Sylvia Hernandez, sons Eric Goins (Lauren), Brad Goins (Lisa,) TrevorGoins; grandchildren Eliza and Zachary Goins; step-sister Melissa Stephens, step-childrenKatherine Gross, Nicole Gross, Joseph Gross (Mako), her step-grandchildren Alyssa, Brian,Briana, Blake, Shelby, Noah and Leah....
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Carol Fagan

July 22, 1945 - August 18, 2017

Carol Garland Fagan, age 72 of Marietta, GA, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017.She was a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church and attended All Points Church. Her brother Bob Garland and her beloved husband Bruce Fagan preceded Mrs. Fagan in death. She is survived by her Son and Daughter-in-law; Brian & Paula Fagan, one Daughter; Joy Scanlon, Six grandchildren; Christian, Sarah,...
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Ruth Anne Wagener

December 29, 1942 - August 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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William Paul Bennett

March 12, 1933 - August 11, 2017

William "Bill" Paul Bennett, Sr., 84, of Marietta, passed away on August 8, 2017. He was born in Pontiac, Michigan to parents, Francis and Robert Bennett on March 12, 1933. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, JoeAnn E. Bennett; sons, William P. Bennett, Jr., Rodger Ross Bennett, and Scott Michael Bennett; daughter, Victoria Louise Bennett Vigh; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren...
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Linda Ruth Hilburn

March 29, 1953 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Jeanette Weiss

July 20, 1929 - July 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Barbara M. Graham

May 21, 1946 - July 25, 2017

Barbara Margaret Mary Cecilia Graham, 71, of Marietta, passed away on July 25, 2017. She was born in New York, New York, on May 21, 1946, to parents, Betty and Lawrence Krug. She is survived by her husband, Richard J. Graham; sons, Terence Michael Graham and Keven Lawrence Graham; grandchildren, Robert and Connor Graham, and Serena Graham; and sister, Marilyn Krug Snyder. She was preceded in...
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Ruth Margaret Mitchell

July 4, 1923 - July 18, 2017

Generations of Atlantans have been enriched, entertained, and inspired by Ruth Mitchell and the dance she brought us. Her studio was the setting of many childhood memories, and numerous young dancers had their start there. On July 18, 2017, we lost and Atlanta icon and valued member of the arts community. She established her studio and company in the Greater Atlanta area, but was respected as...
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Faye Faye Boling

June 15, 1937 - July 16, 2017

Nona Faye Kinney Boling, 80, of Marietta, GA, passed away July 16, 2017. She was born in Hall County, GA on June 15, 1937. Faye graduated from Braselton High School in 1955 and received an Associate's Degree from Marsh Business College. She worked many years as a secretary for East Marietta Christian Church. Faye had a passion for gardening, specifically flowers. She is survived by her...
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Gerald Simon Goldstein

March 27, 1936 - July 13, 2017

Gerald Simon Goldstein, 81, of Marietta, passed away on July 13, 2017. He was born in Boston on March 27, 1936 to parents, Rena and Kalman. Gerald served in the Air Force before beginning his career with the US Forest Service until his retirement in 1986. He was very involved with the Youth Conservation Corps. Gerald enjoyed playing softball, chess, bowling, and bridge. Gerald was loved and well...
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Francis Hunter Rowley

April 18, 1924 - July 8, 2017

MARIETTA, Ga. - A service for Francis Hunter Rowley, 93, of Marietta, GA, a retired financial analyst from New England who served in World War II as a waist gunner on American B-17 "Flying Fortresses," will be held Oct. 28 in Newton, MA.Rowley died July 8 in Marietta. A long-time resident of Concord, MA, and Nashua and Center Harbor, NH, he had been living for many years in the Atlanta area at...
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Teresa Ann Donnelly

February 19, 1957 - July 8, 2017

Teresa Ann "Terri" Donnelly, age 60 of Marietta, died suddenly on July 8, 2017 after a brief illness. She was a native of Toledo, Ohio. Terri graduated from West Bloomfield Hills High School and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Samford University. Terri worked in Nursing for Sunrise Assisted Living and was a member at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church. She was awarded the first...
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Bonny Brenna Martin

December 16, 1948 - July 4, 2017

Mrs. Bonny Brenna Martin, (68), of Marietta died (date). Bonny served in the Dental Corps of the United States Navy. She retired as an executive assistant with the Veteran's Administration. Bonny was also a volunteer and an active member of Unity North Atlanta. Bonny is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ted Martin; son, Bradley Martin; sister, Elayne Miller; half-brother, James Neville...
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Stewart Hunter Paton

March 20, 1926 - June 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Edward Walter Mercker

December 22, 1923 - June 28, 2017

Ed joined the United States Army Air Corps after the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. After a period of training he arrived to serve in the European Theater Operations. During World War II he served in the 310th Ferry Squadron, the 87th Air Transport Squadron and the 325th Ferry Squadron. The squadrons provided transport, resupply support, and combat evacuation. Ed was a flight...
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Edelgard Helene Cooper

August 14, 1922 - June 26, 2017

Edelgard Merckens Cooper, of Woodstock, GA, passed away June 26, 2017 at the age of 94. She was born in Monchengladbach, Germany on August 14, 1922 and resided in Miami, FL and San Francisco, CA before moving to Georgia to be with family. She was a pediatric nurse assisting her father in his practice in Monchengladbach. At the end of World War II in the tiny German town of Zinhain, she met the...
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John Henry Lersch

December 31, 1951 - June 23, 2017

A Celebration of Life for John H. Lersch, Jr. will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 1, 2017 at H.M. Patterson & Son Funeral Directors 1157 Old Canton Rd. Marietta, GA 30068. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations made in John's memory to a charity of one's choice.
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Caro Chambless Hartley

August 12, 1929 - June 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Louise Ann Caulfield

June 12, 1933 - June 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Marie Kosungko Fobi

October 16, 1951 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Mildred Kathleen Jones

April 19, 1920 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Patricia Anderson

June 24, 1945 - June 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Todd Alan Kramer

March 10, 1971 - June 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Joanne Susan Leppard

May 31, 1944 - May 30, 2017

Joanne Susan (Susie) Leppard went home to be with her Lord and Savior on May 30, 2017 after a nine-month battle against a very aggressive strain of leukemia. Her fight displayed the courage, strength, and dignity that reflected characteristics of her life. She was loved and adored by many, none more than her husband of 28 years. Her infectious smile, warmth, and desire to always take care of...
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Ronald Meyers

October 6, 1940 - May 30, 2017

Ronald Martin Meyers, 76, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on May 30, 2017. He was born in Union City, New Jersey to parents, Ethel Valentine and Frederick Meyers on October 6, 1940. He graduated high school from Saint Michael's, and attended college at Villanova. His senior year at Villanova he was drafted by the NFL to play for the Cleveland Browns. Ronald was an avid sports fan, and he...
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Anna Marie Hauser

August 13, 1949 - May 29, 2017

Anna M. Hauser, age 67, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away May 29, 2017. Anna was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on August 13, 1949. She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Barry Hauser; children: Patricia Ann (Peter) French and Barry W. (Kimberly) Hauser, Jr. and also Mom to: Terri Gaffney, Tara Chace, Ryan Elmore and their families. She was Grandma to Samantha, Kimberly,...
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Elizabeth Myra Heurich

May 11, 1922 - May 27, 2017

Elizabeth Myra Heurich, 95, of Marietta, GA passed away on 27 May 2017 after a brief illness. She was born in Newark, New Jersey on 11 May 1922. Myra graduated from St. Benedict's Preparatory School in Newark in 1940.She was married to Robert Gus Heurich on 13 Sept 1947 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Newark, New Jersey. Myra had a career as the wife of a naval officer and more importantly the...
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Julie Baker

March 27, 1960 - May 27, 2017

Julie Lene Baker, 57, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Julie was born in Atlanta, GA on March 27, 1960. She graduated University of California, Davis in 1984 and began a long career of teaching First Grade. She touched many lives in so many ways. Her loud, contagious laugh and her beautiful blue eyes could light up a room and will be missed deeply. She...
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