Raleigh Obituaries

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  • 8 hrs ago | via Daily Dispatch 

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Hobgood was the daughter of the late George and Mamie Hall of Henderson and the widow of Thomas G. Hobgood. She cared for the elderly and worked at Sugar 'N Spice Day Care, where she was known as Mrs. Ruby.

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  • Monday | via Patch.com 

    Man Dies Sunday During Swimming Event in Reston: Report

    A man died Sunday in Reston after he was pulled unconscious from Lake Audubon during an annual swim event, according to a report by The Washington Post. The man, 66, was pulled from the water by a rescue boat and taken to the hospital, Fairfax County Deputy Fire Chief Anthony Barrero, told the newspaper.

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  • Sunday | via WTOP-FM Washington 

    Swimmer Dies at Annual Swim at Lake Audubon

    A 63-year-old man who was participating in the Jim McDonnell Lake Swim at Lake Audubon died on Sunday after losing consciousness during the event. The lake swims are an annual Memorial Day weekend event organized and hosted by the Reston Masters Swim Team.

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  • Friday May 22 | via GantDaily.com 

    Obituary Notice: Leon Thomas Goodford

    Leon Thomas Goodford, 76, of Garner, NC and formerly of DuBois, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at his home in Garner, NC. Born Feb. 14, 1939 in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of the late Leon W. and Josephine Goodford.

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  • Thursday May 21 | via The Indianapolis Star 

    Elizabeth "Betty" Juanita (Heiny) Melvin

    Survivors include: daughter, Teresa and David Laur of Kendallville, daughter, Karen and John Kolodzej of Nashville, TN; four grandchildren, Christopher and Allison Pozezanac of Raleigh, North Carolina, Jennifer and Charles Mavis of Avon, Indiana, Anna Elizabeth Kolodzej of Chicago, Illinois and Michael Kolodzej of Chicago, Illinois; and three great ... (more)

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  • Wednesday May 13 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Mildred Frary Hazen

    Mildred Frary Hazen died peacefully May 12, 2015 surrounded by loving family members. She is survived by three sons, Philip of Essex Junction, VT, John “Jack” and his wife, Patricia, of Clarkston, Michigan, and David and his wife, Louise, of Raleigh, North Carolina; three daughters, Jane Dyke and her husband, Warren, of Colton, NY; Ruth Sargent and her husband, Dale, of Chazy, NY and Gina Hazen of Potsdam, NY; fourteen grandchildren; and eighteen great-grandchildren.

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  • Tuesday May 12 | via Bruins Nation 

    The Death of a Hero

    They locked arms as they pleaded. Amid a coalition of colors, they sang. Amid a medley of religious messages, they sang.

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  • Friday May 8 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal 

    Nancy M. Tucker

    Winthrop – Nancy M. Tucker, 66, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 at WakeMed in Raleigh, NC. Arrangements are entrusted with the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop.

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  • Friday May 8 | via I4U Future Technology News 

    Guy Carawan, We Shall Overcome Singer, Dies at 87

    During April of 1960 Guy Carawan sang a little known folk song called ' We Shall Overcome ' in front of a group of black students in Raleigh, N.C. the song 'We Shall Overcome' went on to become an anthem that has echoed in history to this date as the song of the oppressed all around the world. The song 'We Shall Overcome' had its origin in the 18th century but the current version famous around the world was first sung by Guy Carawan .

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  • Wednesday May 6 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Norman C. 'Bud' Lubbs

    He was born Oct. 19, 1925, in New Bedford, a son of Gus and Mae Lubbs. Bud married Beverly J. Graham.

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  • Tuesday May 5 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Donald McCombs

    He was born on September 4, 1922, in Steubenville, the son of the late Roy E. and Mary C. May McCombs.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via WNWN-FM Battle Creek 

    Canaan Smith's Debut Album, "Bronco," Due ...

    Country newcomer Canaan Smith will release his debut album, Bronco , on June 23. The project features his top-20 hit, "Love You Like That," as well as all of the other songs on his current self-titled EP. The full track listing will be announced soon.

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  • Wednesday Apr 29 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Keep your grocery bill under control by buying less ...

    You may still be wincing a bit if you had to write a bigger-than-expected check to the state or Uncle Sam on tax day this year. Moments like these make many of us ponder belt tightening, especially how we can save a few dollars on our food budgets.

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  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via Rocky Mount Telegram 

    Advocates: Workersa deaths should be reported accura...

    Union member Joe Greaser of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., chooses a sign with the names of those who have lost their lives in labor accidents at a memorial service and march to the North Carolina Labor Department on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. The march was held to mark International Workers' Memorial Day. Union member Joe Greaser of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., chooses a sign with the names of those who have lost their lives in labor accidents at a memorial service and march to the North Carolina Labor Department on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C. The march was held to mark International Workers' Memorial Day.

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  • Monday Apr 27 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015

    Mr. Dennis Brummitt, 87, loving brother, uncle and friend, passed away at his residence in Raleigh. Dennis was born December 19, 1927 in the Gray Rock community of Granville County, NC.

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  • Apr 22, 2015 | via Times Herald-Record 

    Rose G. Amanna

    Former longtime Orange County resident Rose G. Amanna, 87, died April 20, 2015, at her current home in Raleigh, NC.

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  • Apr 22, 2015 | via The Medina Gazette 

    Anita Louise May

    Our mother, Anita Louise May, of Ashland, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 19, 2015, surrounded by her family. Born in Hinckley, on September 16, 1931, Mom was a loving and faithful wife of almost 64 years to Robert D. May, who survives.

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  • Apr 21, 2015 | via The Georgetown Times 

    Obituaries April 22, 2014

    Richard Nathan McElveen, 80 of Georgetown, died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Prince George Health Care. He was born March 18, 1935 in Rock Hill, son of the late Roland T. and Mary Watts McElveen and predeceased by his brother, Bill McElveen, sister, Betty Callicutt, and his daughter, Janet Lee.

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  • Apr 19, 2015 | via Daily Mountain Eagle 

    Robert "Bob" Stanley Williams

    Bob was a man who found the joy in life and lived it fully. He was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on July 12, 1938.

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