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  • Yesterday | via Philly.com 

    John Petersen | Benefactor to Pitt, 86

    John Petersen, 86, a retired insurance executive whose gifts to the University of Pittsburgh included $10 million for a basketball arena named for himself and his wife, has died. Mr. Petersen died Saturday after battling cancer, university officials and his family said.

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  • Yesterday | via Erie Times News 

    John Petersen, former CEO of Erie Insurance for whom...

    A June 24, 2005 photo shows John Petersen at the Cathedral of Learning Society gala at the University of Pittsburgh. Petersen, a retired insurance executive whose gifts to the University of Pittsburgh included $10 million for a basketball arena named for himself and his wife, died Saturday, May 30, 2015 after battling cancer, according to his family.

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  • Yesterday | via O-R Online 

    John Petersen, former CEO for whom Pitt arena is nam...

    A June 24, 2005, photo shows John Petersen at the Cathedral of Learning Society gala at the University of Pittsburgh.

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  • Saturday May 30 | via Amarillo.com 

    Nellie Olivia Collins

    Services were at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 21, in Temple of Praise in Amarillo Bishop John Brown officiated. Graveside services were at 10 a.m. Friday, May 22, in West Park Cemetery in Hereford.

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  • Tuesday May 26 | via Connect Savannah 

    ReStore gets a reboot

    IT WORKS to provide safe, decent housing for dozens of Chatham County citizens, but Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity now has a new home of its own. Last week the local arm of the national non-profit opened the doors to its new ReStore in the former Food Lion on MLK Blvd., and the grand 28,000 square-foot building includes plenty of office and warehouse space for its staff and volunteers.

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  • Monday May 25 | via Foster's Daily Democrat 

    Let's not forget the sacrifice

    To most of us, Memorial Day is really three days that kick off our celebration of summer. We spend the weekend attending barbecues and picnics, going to the beach, playing golf and watching sporting events.

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  • Sunday May 24 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

    Honor the fallen: America owes thanks to those who g...

    Boalsburg, a village of 3,700 people in Centre County, boasts that it's the birthplace of Memorial Day. The inhabitants of at least a half-dozen other U.S. cities will beg to differ as they lay their own claims to launching the holiday, including Waterloo, N.Y., which had the distinction of a 1966 proclamation from President Lyndon B. Johnson.

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  • Friday May 22 | via Chattanoogan.com 

    Varnell Man, Cohutta Woman Were Among Victims When T...

    Jerry Earnest, 71, of Varnell, Ga., and 72-year-old Glenda Adams of Cohutta, Ga., were among the victims when a tractor-trailer went out of control on a busy freeway near Savannah, Ga., on Tuesday.

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  • Thursday May 21 | via Dayton Daily News 

    FINK, James Robert

    News Death Notice FINK, James Robert "Bob" Of Huber Heights, passed away Friday, May 15, 2015. Bob was preceded in death by his beloved wife Marian in 2012.

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  • Tuesday May 19 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Friday, Daisy Marie Libbert Lakeland - Daisy Marie L...

    Daisy Marie Libbert passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015. She was born in Charleston, West Virginia, to parents, Charles and Nellie Price.

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  • Sunday May 17 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Henry Rithner

    He was born on May 19, 1930, in Wellsburg, WV, a son of the late Henry and Nora Rithner.

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  • Sunday May 17 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Libbert, Daisy Marie

    Daisy Marie Libbert passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015. She was born in Charleston, West Virginia, to parents, Charles and Nellie Price.

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  • Wednesday May 13 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Raymond L. Banks; Plumber, Member of the S...

    He was loving father of Kimberly Ann Banks of Groveland, Joan Lisa Banks-Smith and her husband Warren of Glenridge, NJ, Judith Lynne and her husband Eric Doerrer of Boxford, and Gregory and his wife Linda of Peabody, also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Captains of the Salvation Army James and Virginia Banks of Savannah, GA, and by his five grandchildren, Kathryn, Christine, Maria, Stephanie, and Victor. He was predeceased by his eight siblings, Joseph, Arthur, Lydia, William, John, Margaret, Elsie, Oran Jr., Andrew, and Charles.

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  • Sunday May 10 | via Marietta Times 

    Baunelle B. Hoff

    Baunelle was a graduate of Marietta College and had been employed as a teacher in Marietta City School System at Putnam, Marion and Washington Elementary schools. She was an active member of First Baptist Church and a former board member of Sigma Kappa Sorority.

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  • Saturday May 9 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Sawyers, Mary Louise

    MARY LOUISE SAWYERS, 86 Winter Haven Florist WINTER HAVEN - Mary Louise Sawyers, 86, of Winter Haven, FL, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at her residence. Born April 1, 1929, in Memphis, TN, to Francis and Ella Rylee, she moved to Winter Haven 60 years ago.

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  • Monday May 4 | via Financial News & Daily Record 

    50 years ago: Audit of city treasury balances to the...

    The annual cash audit of the city Treasurer's Office, including unannounced spot checks on cash balances, showed the books balanced to the penny. 'The cash verification, which completed the audit of your office which was made over a period of eight months, disclosed that all moneys collected and received were properly accounted for through the use of numbered receipts and machine validation,' the report stated.

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  • Apr 29, 2015 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Stefan Novotny, 30, Of Fairfield

    Born in New York City March 18, 1985, the son of Kathy Acker Novotny and Wolfgang August Novotny, he was a beloved son, brother, nephew and friend. Novotny was an original and deeply creative artist who was just coming into his own when his life was cut short.

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  • Apr 29, 2015 | via SavannahNow 

    Inspirational golf pro Vickery left a mark on youth gol

    The longtime Savannah golf professional with two prosthetic legs died unexpectedly on Monday night, but the lessons he taught on and off the golf course won't soon be forgotten. Vickery, 57, suffered a nearly fatal accident in 1989 that cost him both his legs and some of his fingers, but that didn't deter him from earning his PGA membership and becoming one of the area's finest golf instructors.

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