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  • Thursday Jan 29 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Blanche V. Messier

    There will be a mass at St. James Church, Gouverneur announced in the spring and arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur. Blanche was a homemaker, had worked in Chateaugay for a dentist, and worked in retail sales in Gouverneur at Kaplan's Department Store, J.J. Newberry's, and the Dixie Discount Store.

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  • Monday Jan 26 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Editorial: Reaching a milestone

    It's not just politics that the great state of North Carolina is partisan on - it's our college basketball. It's the greatest time of the year for college hoops fans as we hit the thick of ACC play and get ready to head into tournament time.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via Alice24-7.com 

    Tomas M. Garza

    Tomas M. Garza, 88 years old passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 in an Alice hospital after a short illness. He was a retired rancher.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via Alice24-7.com 

    Tomas M. Garza

    Tomas M. Garza, 88 years old passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 in an Alice hospital after a short illness. He was a retired rancher.

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  • Thursday Jan 8 | via Newark Advocate 

    Pitt, Robert Stewart

    Robert Stewart Pitt GRANVILLE: A memorial service will be held at a later date for Robert Stewart Pitt, of Granville. Mr. Pitt was born in Worcester, MA in 1922 to the late Ruth Candlin Pitt and Lester Irving Pitt.

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  • Sunday Jan 4 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Service celebrates life of Duke bus driver

    Family, friends and coworkers gathered at Duke Chapel Sunday afternoon to celebrate the life and mourn the death of Vincent Orlando Davis. Davis, 52, of Durham, was known as Vince to his friends and colleagues, several of whom spoke of his "infectious smile" and his willingness to help others.

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  • Sunday Jan 4 | via Rocky Mount Telegram 

    ESPN anchor and N.C. native Stuart Scott dies at 49

    In a July 16, 2014 file photo, sportscaster Stuart Scott accepts the Jimmy V award for perseverance, at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre, in Los Angeles. Scott, the longtime SportsCenter anchor and ESPN personality known for his known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 after a long fight with cancer.

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  • Sunday Jan 4 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Longtime ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

    The Herald-Sun file photo UNC Head Coach Roy Williams honored UNC alumni and ESPN host Stuart Scott during Late Night with Roy in the Dean E. Smith Center, in 2011. The Herald-Sun file photo Emcee Stuart Scott of ESPN gets close to UNC sophomore Chris Glasco to add to the pressure of a free throw contest during warm-ups at Midnight Madness at Carmichael Auditorium in 2002.

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  • Sunday Jan 4 | via HeraldSun.com 

    - ESPN's Stuart Scott, UNC grad, dies

    Stuart Scott, the longtime "SportsCenter" anchor and ESPN personality known for his known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49. Scott had fought cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, the network said, but remained dedicated to his craft even as he underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.

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  • Friday Jan 2 | via The Georgetown Times 

    Obituary Jan. 3, 2015

    Vermie Long Bodiford, 81, of Andrews, widow of Charlie Harold 'Harry' Bodiford, Sr., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Bodiford was born in Andrews, a daughter of the late James 'Jim' H. Long and Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Thomas Long.

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  • Dec 30, 2014 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, December 31, 2014

    DURHAM Waddell Ashe Armstrong DURHAM - Graveside rites for Waddell "Perry Lee" Ashe Armstrong will be held Friday, January 2 at 1:00 p.m. at Glennview Memorial Park. Family will receive friends at Fisher Funeral Parlor from 11:45 to 12:45 p.m. Survivors include devoted friend, Catherine M. Tucker; father, Harry L. Ashe; 2 sisters, Sharon Lawrence and Shirley Ashe Guerrier ; niece, Latelle Ashe; and a host of other special nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, Arrangements entrusted to Fisher Funeral Parlor Franklin B. Fuller DURHAM - Franklin B. Fuller, 75, of Durham, NC died December 28, 2014 at home surrounded by family and friends.

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  • Dec 30, 2014 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Obituaries: Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

    Mrs. Seretha Kidd Williams, age 47, of Henderson, N.C. died Monday, December 29, 2014 in UNC Medical Center, Chapel Hill, NC. She was predeceased by her parents Frances Lee Kidd and Thomas Earl Kidd and three brothers Walter Earl Daniels, Donald Wayne Kidd and Wallace Dale Kidd.

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  • Dec 28, 2014 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Morris T. Street Jr., district court officer

    Morris "Piggy" Turner Street Jr., who served nearly 20 years as chief pretrial services officer of the U.S. District Court of Maryland, died Dec. 16 at Sinai Hospital of chronic lung disease and congestive heart failure. The Randallstown resident was 73 years old.

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  • Dec 26, 2014 | via Patch.com 

    Howard Metcalf, Tolland: Worked to Make Gov Building...

    He was born September 26, 1928 in Tolland, Connecticut, son of Howard Abile and Alice Louise Metcalf. He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years Kathleen , two daughters, Megan Lea Montague and husband Steven of Boise, Idaho; and Mary Patricia Metcalf and husband Bradley Tanner of Chapel Hill, N.C., seven grandchildren, two sisters, Patricia Shorey and Carole Gordon of Tolland, and four nieces and nephews.

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