Richmond Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via Sentinel 

    Paul Donald Moore

    Paul Donald Moore passed away Friday, March 27, 2015. A memorial visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. Friday, April 3, at Bliley's-Staples Mill, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., in Richmond.

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  • Yesterday | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Ruth C. Underwood

    Ruth C. Underwood, 93, formerly of Lewistown, died at 7:32 a.m. Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Locust Grove Retirement Village in Mifflin. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Harlan Underwood, on October 5, 2008, and her brothers, Percy W. Colyer Jr. and Horace Burns.

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  • Saturday Mar 28 | via WTVR Richmond 

    Tyler McCandless dedicates Ukrop's Monument Ave. 10k...

    Tyler McCandless won the 2015 Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k with an unofficial time of 29: 38 Saturday in Richmond. McCandless is a former all-American distance runner at Penn State University.

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  • Saturday Mar 28 | via The Lebanon Daily News 

    Springfield High alumna Yvonne Selke among victims i...

    Yvonne Ciarlo Selke, left, a 1975 graduate of Springfield High School, and her 22-year-old daughter Emily, a 2013 graduate of Drexel University, were two of the 150 who died in Tuesday's crash Germanwings jetliner in the French Alps. The shock Lisa Lockley felt upon learning a Germanwings jetliner had been deliberately crashed into the French Alps was eclipsed by intense sadness when she found out her Springfield High School classmate was among the victims.

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  • Wednesday Mar 25 | via Washington Blade 

    Nightlife advocate Skip Coburn dies at 70

    Dick Edward "Skip" Coburn, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who worked for the past 12 years as executive director of the D.C. Nightlife Association where he's credited with improving relations between bar and nightclub owners and regulators who oversee the city's booming nightlife businesses, died March 18 at Howard University Hospital. He was 70. "It is a loss for the city," said Francese.

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  • Wednesday Mar 25 | via Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper 

    Margaret Gorski

    Margaret Gorski, 97, of Amelia, Va., passed away Sunday, March 22. Born in 1917 in Pound, to Fred and Gustie Grosse, she married Daniel Gorski in 1941 and he preceded her in death.

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  • Monday Mar 23 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Judy C. Kepple

    Judy Charlotte Kepple, 72, of Shepherdstown, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Copper Ridge Nursing Facility in Sykesville, Maryland. Born Feb. 25, 1943, in Aurora, she was the daughter of Mildred Donham Teets and the late Hancell A. Teets.

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  • Sunday Mar 22 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Bill Bracone of Oak Ridge dies at 77

    Mr. Bracone was born in New York City. He worked for the New York City Department of Sanitation for 20 years before retiring.

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  • Saturday Mar 21 | via Observer 

    Ernest D. McPeek

    He was born on June 2, 1926 in Holiday's Cove, WV, son of the late Frank and Viola McPeek. The family moved to Buffalo, NY in 1936 and Mr. McPeek spent the remainder of his life as a resident of western NY.

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  • Wednesday Mar 18 | via The Ephrata Review 

    Ethel Taylor Boland, 90, Ephrata, supervisor at Sear...

    Ethel Taylor Boland, 90, of Ephrata formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Ephrata Manor, her home for the last five months. She was born Dec. 7, 1924 in Altoona, the daughter of Samuel M. and Lauretta Taylor.

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  • Monday Mar 16 | via Perfumer & Flavorist 

    DiNovi, Altria Client Services Flavor Chemist, Dies ...

    Christopher Joseph DiNovi , who worked as a flavor chemist for Altria Client Services in Richmond, Virginia and was a long-time member of the Society of Flavor Chemists, died unexpectedly on March 10. He was 48 years old. A memorial service to celebrate DiNovi's life will be held at 10 a.m. on March 16, in Wright's Chapel United Methodist Church, 8063 Ladysmith Road, Ruther Glen, Virginia.

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  • Friday Mar 13 | via TwinCities 

    Daily Juggle: My child led me back to Joybubbles, th...

    It was open gym at our church last Sunday afternoon. The big kids tried to get my 6-year-old to join their indoor soccer game; she scowled in response.

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Ethel (Taylor) Boland

    Ethel Boland, 90, Ephrata, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Sunday at Ephrata Manor, her home for the last five months. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Samuel M. and Lauretta Taylor.

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  • Monday Mar 9 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, March 10, 2015

    Mrs. Gwendolyn Tait Haskins, 88, died Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Richmond, VA. Her service will be held at 12pm on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at White Rock Baptist Church, 3400 Fayetteville St. Interment will follow in Beechwood Cemetery.

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  • Monday Mar 9 | via Southwest Times 

    Florence Marie Newcomb Crawford

    "Flo" was born in 1935 in Waynesboro, Va., where she was a member of the Salvation Army Church. In 1952, she graduated from Waynesboro High School, married the love of her life and moved to Richmond, Va.

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  • Saturday Mar 7 | via WCAV 

    Former Virginia First Lady Katherine Godwin Dies at 98

    Godwin died Thursday at her residence in Williamsburg. She was 98. R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home in Suffolk said visitation is scheduled for March 12. A former elementary school teacher, Godwin twice occupied the Executive Mansion in Richmond.

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  • Friday Mar 6 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press 

    Former Va. first lady Katherine Godwin dies at 98

    Godwin died Thursday at her residence in Williamsburg. She was 98. R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home in Suffolk said visitation is scheduled for March 12. A former elementary school teacher, Godwin twice occupied the Executive Mansion in Richmond.

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  • Friday Mar 6 | via Patch.com 

    Manassas Man Dies in Accident Near Richmond

    A Manassas man died Thursday when the van he was driving ran off Interstate 295 in the Richmond area and struck a tree, according to the Virginia State Police. Juan W. Flores Orellana, 36, the driver of the 2006 Ford Econoline van, was transported to the MCV hospital in Richmond, where he later died from injuries sustained in the crash, the state police said.

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  • Thursday Mar 5 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Friday, March 6, 2015

    William "Bill" Thomas Cheatham Jr, of Dover, DE and Richmond, VA, unexpectedly departed this life on February 28th, 2015 at the age of 56. He was preceded in death by his mother Evelyn Cheatham and his sister Angela Cheatham. He is survived by his father William Cheatham Sr. His beloved wife and soulmate, Dorothy Cheatham, his best friend and sister Pamela Cheatham.

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  • Feb 18, 2015 | via The Edgefield Advertiser 

    Harriet "Hattie" Lawton Watson

    She was born July 17, 1919, in Richmond, Va. to Iverson Brookes and Gwendolyn McClellan Lawton and lived in Allendale, S.C. until her marriage to Philip Spigener Watson of Ridge Spring.

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