Our Obituaries

Jerry Lynn Swegan

May 3, 1946 - January 28, 2018


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William Warring Laird

May 27, 1982 - January 27, 2018


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Lois Meadows

August 13, 1931 - January 27, 2018

Lois Meadows, 86, of Charlotte, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018. She was born on August 13, 1931 to the late Harvey and Ellie Gossett.Lois was preceded in death by her loving husband Rexford Meadows, two sons Michael and Mark Pope, her brother James Gossett and sisters Essie Watson and Margie and Claude Elliott.She is survived by her daughters Margie Scott and Claudia Hargis and their...
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Sharon Roberts

February 24, 1950 - January 26, 2018

Sharon Lee Aponick Roberts, age 67, of Charlotte, NC passed unexpectedly on January 26, 2018 from flu complications while surrounded by her family. Sharon was born in Shenandoah, PA February 24, 1950 to Wasil E. and Elizabeth Aponick. Sharon graduated from Rutherford High School, Panama City, FL. She started working for Southern Bell in 1968 and retired from AT&T in 2008. She loved to travel...
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Barbara Ann Sanders

September 7, 1934 - January 25, 2018

Barbara Ann "Crump" Sanders, 83, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 25, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.The daughter of the late Lillie Mae and Horace F. Crump of Pineville, she was the last survivor of six brothers and one sister. Barbara was a long-time employee of Cone Mills Corp. in Pineville. She loved the beach and traveling to the Caribbean. She was also a true Tarheel and...
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Richard Rand Rollins

January 27, 1965 - January 24, 2018


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Mary Ann Beckner

June 2, 1931 - January 23, 2018

Mary Ann Beckner, 86, passed away peacefully on January 23, 2018, in Pineville, NC. She was born in Lancaster, PA on June 2, 1931 to Leaman and Elizabeth Book. She graduated from Gettysburg College in 1953 where she met her husband, Martin M. (Mack) Beckner. They were united in marriage on November 6, 1954. Mary Ann enjoyed sewing, knitting, embroidery and playing bridge. She loved spending...
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Jo Anthony Main

April 21, 1930 - January 21, 2018

Jo, 87, passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at White Oak Manor in Rock Hill, South Carolina.Born April 21, 1930 in Griffin, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Dr. J. Render Anthony and Henrietta Goddard Anthony. She graduated from Griffin High School in 1948. She pursued a very successful career in real estate from the 1960's until 2014. She was a member of the Akron Area Board of...
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Lois Watts

November 14, 1926 - January 18, 2018


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Jacquelyn Wilson Powell

May 14, 1944 - January 18, 2018

Jacquelyn Faye Blanton Wilson-Powell, 73, passed away 01/18/2018.Loving wife, Mother, and friend, Jackie is survived by her husband James Powell of Pineville, her sister Patsy Ledford of Shelby; her 6 kids, Johnathan Wilson of Richmond VA, Donna Rybicky of Valdosta GA, Daniel Wilson of Chicago Il , Rebecca Legrady of Summerville SC, Amanda Powell of Charlotte, Rick Powell of Camilious NY; 16...
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Barbara Jean Markey

July 23, 1941 - January 17, 2018

Barbara Jean (Modugno) Markey of Fort Mill, South Carolina peacefully passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. Barbara leaves behind a husband of 52 years, Gerald William Markey; children Kimberlee DeAdder (William) of Fort Mill, South Carolina; Kristine Skees (Anthony) of Fort Mill, South Carolina; grandchildren, Jack and Abigail DeAdder, Griffin, Bridget...
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Henry Eugene Brothers

July 14, 1946 - January 17, 2018


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Mary Crenshaw Duckett

January 16, 2018

Mary Crenshaw Duckett of Charlotte, NC died on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Novant Matthews, NC.Mrs Duckett, a homemaker, was born in Fort Mill, SC. She was a daughter of the late Sanford S. Crenshaw and Jennie Giles Crenshaw. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Crenshaw, sister Arlene Catoe, and her husband of 39 years, George Duckett.Mary was a legal...
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Brad Eric Hopkins

April 7, 1971 - January 15, 2018

Brad Eric Hopkins, of Charlotte, was born April 7, 1971 and was called home to Heaven on January 15, 2018. He battled pancreatic cancer for over a year and fought with determination, courage, and faith.Brad has received his complete healing and is with our Savior. He was a devoted husband, father, son, and brother whose commitment to God and to his faith in Christ was evident in every action and...
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Jacquelyn Cox Abernathy

June 24, 1932 - January 12, 2018

Jacquelyn Cox Abernathy, 85, passed away on January 12, 2018. She was born Jacquelyn Lee Cox on June 24, 1932 in Boaz Alabama. She was the last of seven children. In 1950 after graduating from Bass High School in Atlanta, Ga, she married Calvin Donald Abernathy, and they had four children. She was a homemaker for her entire career. Jackie is survived by her brother Ralph Cox of Atlanta, Ga, and...
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Gordon Wise

December 28, 1949 - January 11, 2018

Pineville- Gordon "Rusty" Wise, 68, went to be with Jesus during his sleep at homeon January 11, 2018.Rusty was born on December 28th, 1949 in Charlotte, to the late Eula Belle MartinWise and Gordon R. Wise, Sr. He was an Army veteran, salesman, office manager,graduate of Garinger High School, and graduate of Central Piedmont CommunityCollege with an Associate Degree in Business Administration.He...
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Brenda Carol Brizendine

March 31, 1948 - January 10, 2018

Brenda "Mrs. B" Brizendine, 69, passes away peacefully at home on January 10, 2018. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband; Mallory Brizendine, son; Mike Brizendine, and grandson; Steven Taylor. She is survived by her son; Scott Brizendine, daughter; Cindy Brezindine, grandchildren; Kimberly Bost, Alex Rice, Michael Brizendine, Dylan Bollick, Brady Brizendine, Christina...
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Telma Estela Corea

February 14, 1937 - January 10, 2018

Telma Estela Corea, 80, passed away on January 10, 2018.A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018, 12:30 pm, at Iglesia Bautista, La Voz de La Esperanza, 7122 Robinson Church Rd., Charlotte, NC 28215.Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mcewenpinevillechapel.com.
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Ben Buitenhek

March 14, 1926 - January 9, 2018

Ben Buitenhek, 91, passed away on January 9, 2018 following a brief illness. Ben was born in Boxtel, the Netherlands on March 14, 1926 to the late Agnes Scheepers and Willem Buitenhek. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Emmy Christine (EC) van de Straat Buitenhek.A gentleman and gentle man, Ben was cherished and admired by everyone he met. His kind spirit...
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Daphne Rea Knowles

August 6, 1927 - January 9, 2018

Daphne Rea Price KnowlesDaphne Knowles passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 9, 2017 following a brief illness. She was born on August 6, 1927 and joyfully turned 90 on her last birthday.She was born in Union County, NC and had eight brothers and one sister and was the daughter of Carl James Harrison Price and Nanny Bright McManus Price. The family moved to Charlotte when Daphne was young...
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Christopher Kittrell

January 23, 1972 - January 8, 2018


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Roger Wilfred Hulthen

August 26, 1929 - January 8, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Lloyd Marion Ragon

September 17, 1926 - January 7, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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David Albert Dietz

April 14, 1954 - January 6, 2018

David Albert Dietz, 63, of Charlotte, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 6, 2018. He was born in Birmingham, AL on April 14, 1954 to Albert Dietz and the late Virginia Dietz.David is survived by his loving wife of 36 years Susan, his sons; David, Jr., Albert and Jonathan, his sisters; Carolyn, Linda, Mary and brother Tim. He is also survived by his granddaughter Chloe.A memorial...
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Stephan Gassman

June 23, 1931 - January 5, 2018

Stephan U. Gassman, AIASteve died peacefully at home on Jan. 5 at the age of 86. Predeceased by parents Drs. Frank and Kaethe. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Myra and their daughter Royce, both residing in Charlotte, NC and son, Grant, living in Denver, CO. Steve graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Univ. of So Cal, then acted as apprentice to renowned architect, Richard Neutra...
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Tuc Van Nguyen

April 10, 1952 - January 1, 2018

Tuc Nguyen beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend passed away peacefully early morning January 1, 2018.Family will host visitation on Friday, January 5, 2018 between 9:00 am and 8:00 pm at McEwen Funeral Home located at 10500 Park Road. Service will begin at 8:00 am on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at McEwen Funeral Home and continue at Forest Lawn West Crematory located at 4601...
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Jay Dee Hamilton

August 17, 1926 - December 31, 2017

Jay D. Hamilton, 91, passed away Sunday, December 31, at Waltonwood Cotswold in Charlotte, NC. Born August 17, 1926 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, Jay was the son of the late Jay and Erma Loughry Hamilton.Jay graduated from Punxsutawney High School in 1944. He served in the Army Air Corp during WWII. Jay had a long career as a regional manager with Associates Financial Services, was the president...
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William Thomas Gamble

February 15, 1936 - December 30, 2017

William Thomas "Bill" Gamble, 81, passed away December 30, 2017. He was born February 15, 1936, the son of Thomas Lemuel Gamble and Hesber Irene Hamrick Gamble of Shelby, North Carolina. He is survived by his brother Joe Neil Gamble, sister-in-law Kim Clark Gamble, wife of 60 years Virginia Singleton Gamble, sons Thomas Victor Gamble and William Scott Gamble, daughters-in-law Sherri Neely Gamble...
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Ernest William Elliott

June 11, 1930 - December 30, 2017

Ernest William (Bill) Elliott, Jr., 87, of Charlotte went home to be with the Lord on December 30, 2017. Bill was born June 11, 1930 in Beckley, West Virginia to the late Ernest William Elliott and Violet Anderson Elliott. Bill met his future wife, Jean-Tyler Campbell on October 1 of 1950 at a college youth group and University Baptist Church. Bill and Jean Tyler were married on August 31, 1951...
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Dolores Guzzio

December 26, 1936 - December 28, 2017

Dolores Natalie was born in New Haven, December 26th, 1936, daughter of the late Leon and Ella (Celentano) Matrisciano. Raised in New Haven and graduating from Sacred Heart Academy School, Dolores graduated from Fordham University with a degree in elementary education and later with a master's degree from Southern Connecticut State College. For 14 years, she was a nun in the Apostolic Sisters of...
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Abb Dewise Humphrey

November 20, 1916 - December 26, 2017

Abb Dewise Humphrey, age 101, of Charlotte, NC passed away on Tuesday December 26, 2017. Abb was born November 20, 1916 in KY. Abb is survived by; daughter Sandra Sherrard.Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.McEwenPinevilleChapel.com for the Humphrey family.
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Pecola Pauline Shepard

January 7, 1969 - December 26, 2017

Pecola Pauline Shepard, age 48, of Pineville, NC passed away on Tuesday December 26, 2017. Pecola was born January 7, 1969. Pecola is survived by her husband, Reginald Brinkley.Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.McEwenPinevilleChapel.com for the Shepard family.
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Raji Forbush

October 16, 1938 - December 25, 2017

Raji Forbush, 79, died on December 25th, 2017 at her residence in Charlotte, NC. She was born in 1938 in Andhra Pradesh, India and immigrated to the United States in 1963. Raji enjoyed cooking, crocheting, and spending time with family and friends. Raji accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior in the mid 1980s and was a devout Christian. She had a beautiful vibrant love for God and loved to share...
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Nadine Leonard

February 19, 1930 - December 24, 2017

Nadine Worth Leonard, 87, passed away on Sunday, December 24, 2017. She was born in Chicago, IL on February 1930 to the late Clarence and Gertrude Worth. She was raised in Lakewood, OH and attended Purdue University.Nadine is survived by her daughters Denise (Lee) Underwood, Delaine (Ron) Avard, and Dana Leonard. She is also survived by grandchildren Elizabeth (Tim) O'Malley, Lauren (Ryan)...
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Francis R. Male,

July 30, 1960 - December 24, 2017

Frank, 57, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 24, 2017. He was born in Yonkers, NY on July 30, 1960 to Joan Male and the late Francis Male, Sr. He graduated from Greenwich High School in Greenwich, CT and furthered his education at Providence College in Providence, RI where he earned a degree in economics.He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Julie, and his two daughters Victoria and...
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Russell Dean Carroll

January 29, 1958 - December 24, 2017

Russell Dean Carroll, age 59, of Charlotte, NC passed away on Sunday December 24, 2017. Russell was born January 29, 1958. Russell is survived by his wife, Susan Carroll.Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.McEwenPinevilleChapel.com for the Carroll family.
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David Glendon Maddox

June 10, 1938 - December 22, 2017

David Glendon Maddox, age 79, of Charlotte, NC passed away on Friday December 22, 2017. David was born June 10, 1938. David is survived by his wife, Catherine Maddox.A memorial service for David will be held Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 2:00 AM at Myers Park United Methodist Church, 1501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www...
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Walter Jeffrey Daniel

July 21, 1947 - December 22, 2017

Walter Jeffrey "Jeff" Daniel, 70, passed away December 22, 2017. He was born July 21, 1947, the son of Thomas and Margaret Daniel of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He is survived by his wife Karen Daniel, daughters Deborah Pender and Kathryn Daniel, son-in-law Gibbon Pender, grandchildren Lauren and Robert Pender, brother Darryl Daniel and wife Wanda, sister Carol Branch and husband Blythe, and...
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Nancy Kay

March 30, 1946 - December 20, 2017

Nancy S. Kay, mother, friend, and artist, died December 20 at Carolinas Medical Center in Pineville, NC. She was 71 years old. Nancy was born in 1946 in Akron, OH, to Stuart and Elise Shields. She grew up in Ohio and Florida. Nancy graduated from Titusville High School (Titusville, FL) in 1964 and attended The Orange Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She lived for more than 30 years in...
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Donna B. Carmichael

April 21, 1926 - December 20, 2017

Donna B. Carmichael, 91, lovingly known as "Donnie", passed away at her home on December 20, 2017.She was born to William and Ida Brumley in Concord, NC. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by brothers Bill and Joe Brumley; one sister Valda Lefler, and one daughter Bonta Edwards.Donna is survived by her children Mitchell (Helen) Carmichael, Phoebe Kennedy, Barbara Everhart, David ...
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Nancy Ann Acitelli

August 11, 1962 - December 20, 2017

Nancy Ann Acitelli, 55, died Dec. 20, 2017 at Carolinas Medical Center after a long battle with cancer.Born in upstate New York, Nancy attended Seton Catholic Central High School in Binghamton, NY before relocating with her family to Charlotte in 1979. In 1980, she became the first of eight siblings to graduate from Charlotte Catholic High School. She earned a bachelor of science in textile...
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Janet Mayer

October 9, 1955 - December 19, 2017

Janet Blevins Mayer, 62, of Charlotte, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family, on December 19, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. She was born October 9, 1955 in Knoxville, TN, a daughter of the late Oscar Delance Blevins and Geneva Mynatt Blevins. Janet was a graduate of Tates Creek High School and the University of Kentucky, both in Lexington, KY. Janet worked in the retail...
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Carolyn Isabelle Osborne

February 16, 1927 - December 16, 2017

Carolyn Osborne, 90, of Pineville, NC, passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017.Visitation for Mrs. Osborne will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 11 am - 1 pm at McEwen Pineville Chapel, 10500 Park Road, Charlotte, NC. A Graveside service will follow at Flint Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.She was preceded in death by her husband Edgar "Ed" Osborne. She is survived by two sons, Earl and...
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Walter A. Binkley

July 30, 1920 - December 16, 2017

Walter Allen Binkley, 97, passed away on December 16, 2017 in Pineville, NC. He was born July 30, 1920 in Harrod, Ohio, son of Howard and Bertha (Chambers) Binkley.In 1942, he married Bettie Jean Huber of Lima and their marriage lasted 70 years until she passed away in 2012.A member of the Greatest Generation, he was raised during the Great Depression and served his country in the US Army Air...
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Norbert Donald Haecherl

September 11, 1935 - December 13, 2017

Norbert Donald Haecherl, 82, passed away on December 13, 2017. He was born in Minnesota on September 11, 1935 to the late William and Thresia Haecherl.Norbert worked many years in construction as a carpenter, after completing time as a Navy Seabee serving in Antarctica. He loved his children, grandchildren and his nieces and nephews. Norbert is survived by his wife, Marlys Haecherl; children,...
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Arthur Loften Gilliam

September 12, 1932 - December 11, 2017

Al Gilliam, 85, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on December 11, 2017. He graduated from Wake Forest College in 1954 with a degree in business and spent his career with Procter and Gamble, retiring in 1991.Al enjoyed going to Ocean Isle beach every summer with his family and taking Christian Tour trips with his wife Nancy. He was a past member of the Southern Lions Club and active in...
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Conrad Norwood Carter

October 23, 1921 - December 11, 2017

Conrad N. Carter 96, a resident of Arbor Acres Methodist Retirement Community in Winston-Salem, N.C., died December 11, 2017 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. A graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn West Cemetery in Charlotte, N.C. on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.Conrad was born October 23, 1921, in Winston-Salem and was the last surviving child of Miles Millard Carter and...
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Brian John Longtin

March 7, 1958 - December 10, 2017

Brian John Longtin, 59, of Charlotte passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was born in Manchester, Connecticut on March 7, 1958 to the late Regis and Rose Longtin. He grew up in West Palm Beach, FL.He was predeceased by his son Caleb Longtin. Brian is survived by his daughter Jordan Longtin.He enjoyed music, sports, and a good feast.A memorial will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, December 16...
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Eugene D. Delmar

July 2, 1929 - December 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Jane Haigh Ertel

November 28, 1927 - December 8, 2017

Jane D. Ertel, 90, passed away December 8, 2017. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to parents Severn and Mary Haigh. Jane was a life-time Catholic and was a Charter member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Charlotte, NC.She was a very experienced business woman working as an Executive Secretary at Asplundh Tree Co. in its beginning. Years later, she returned to work at Duke Power Co. With her...
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Janice D. Lamb

March 22, 1934 - December 6, 2017

Janice Duncan Lamb, of Charlotte, NC passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 6, 2017 at the age of 83. A short memorial service will be held at Brookdale Providence Carriage Club, 5800 Old Providence Rd, on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:30am. Janice was born in Durham, NC in 1934 to Fred Myrick and Gladys Imogen Duncan. Janice grew up with her two sisters; Kathleen Duncan Mayer ...
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Rose Marie Rizzo

August 9, 1935 - December 1, 2017

Rose Marie Rizzo, 82, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017. She was born on August 9, 1935 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Demetrio and Josephine Zambrotta. She was married to the love of her life, Victor Rizzo, for 54 years after originally meeting him on a blind date. Rose Marie was a stay at home mom and spent many hours as a volunteer in the local school district on Long Island, beloved by the...
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Patricia Katherine Bingell

November 22, 1924 - November 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Elizabeth Marie Ripley

July 18, 1925 - November 27, 2017

Elizabeth B. Ripley, 92, of Charlotte, NC passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Brookdale South. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Sharon Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Helms of Eastway Baptist Church officiating. Mrs. Ripley was born July 18, 1925 in Richmond, VA. She was the daughter of the late Hayward and Gay Emma Barden. She graduated...
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Gaspare Cervone

May 19, 1960 - November 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Sam Wescoat McKinstry

March 29, 1940 - November 26, 2017

Sam Wescoat McKinstry, PhDChristian, scholar, professor, community leader, friend to many.Sam Wescoat McKinstry passed away on November 26, 2017. He was born in St. Louis, MO to Dr. Karl Virgil McKinstry and Virginia Wescoat on Mar 29, 1940. Sam was a graduate of DeSoto High School, Desoto, MO. He earned a BA from Westminster College, Fulton, MO where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity ...
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James Roy Rogers

May 10, 1948 - November 24, 2017

James "Jimbo" Roy Rogers, 69, of Pineville, NC passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017. Jimbo served in the US Army in Vietnam, and upon returning home worked for the City of Charlotte in their Utility Department.He was preceded in death by his parents William and Betty Rogers, and a brother Tommy Rogers.Jimbo is survived by his wife Susan, sister Ann Stovall, brother Ronald "Bay" Rogers, and...
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Cleo Albert Wall

September 15, 1933 - November 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Robert Waggoner

May 26, 1934 - November 23, 2017

Colonel Robert "Bob" Nicholas Waggoner (Ret) died November 23, 2017, in Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte. Bob was born May 26, 1934 in Salisbury. He always commented that "Salisbury was a nice place to grow up." He graduated from Boyden High School in 1952 and Wake Forest University in 1956. He never forgot his high school coach, Joe Ferebee. Bob was very attentive to him and took great joy in...
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Grace Margaret Lemoine

April 9, 1921 - November 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Judith Pickett

April 1, 1942 - November 21, 2017

Judith Rose Baker Pickett, 75, died November 21st, 2017, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Southminster. Judy was born April 1, 1942 in Etowah, TN, the first of two daughters of Elmer Kenneth Baker and Ora Ruth Walls. She was educated in the Etowah public schools, where her father was a coach, high school principal, and later superintendent of schools for McMinn County. She was an excellent...
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Richard Lawrence Smith

May 30, 1924 - November 21, 2017

Richard Lawrence Smith, 93, died Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at The Cypress Club of Charlotte where he had lived since 2012.Richard was born May 30, 1924 in the Bronx, NY to John and Frances Smith. In 1942, after high school, he enlisted in the military. During World War II he proudly served in the Mighty Eighth Air Force as a Waist Gunner on a B17 named Gypsy Princess.He returned to New York...
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Maryann Echols

October 4, 1938 - November 19, 2017

Maryann Allen Echols, 79, of Charlotte, passed away November 19 in her home surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born in Hamlet, NC to the late George Washington and Edna Fletcher Allen. Maryann - Nomae - will be remembered by all who knew her as a loving friend and sensible confidante. She was committed to teaching and learning throughout her life. After devoting her early...
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Ron Ronald Stewart

August 27, 1951 - November 16, 2017

Mr. Stewart, 66, beloved father and husband, went to be with our Lord suddenly on November 16, 2017.He is survived by his sons, Michael and Jeremy; daughter-in-law Kristi Stewart; grandchildren, Blake and Kayla Stewart; father, David Eugene Stewart; sister, Sandy Valletta and husband, John; and sister, Ann McIntosh and husband Ed.Ron will always be remembered for his love of family and friends,...
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Neil O'Neil Moore

September 21, 1960 - November 12, 2017

Perry O'Neil Moore Jr. 57, passed away on Sunday November 12, 2017. He was born on September 21, 1960 in Charlotte, NC to Vivian Vick Moore and the late Perry O'Neil Moore Sr. Neil graduated from Gardner-Webb University on a baseball scholarship and his love for sports continued, coaching little league baseball and football for many years. He was currently employed with the Keith Corporation,...
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John James Riley

August 3, 1933 - November 9, 2017

John J. "Jack" Riley,84, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017. He was born August 3, 1933 in Dorchester, MA, son of Madeline and Joseph Riley. He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather and friend.He leaves his loving wife of 57 years, Lee Riley. He is survived by his brother Colonel Joseph Riley; his children son, Father John Riley; his daughter, Mary Riley-Childs (Jeff); son...
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John Mathieu Millington

September 24, 1932 - November 8, 2017

John Mathieu Millington, 85, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully on November 8, 2017. He was born September 24, 1932, in Kansas City, Kansas, to Fred and Mary Millington. John was predeceased by his daughter Kathleen Marie Millington; as well as his parents and both brothers.He is survived by his wife, Patricia Millington, and his daughter Susan LaPlante, and his son John Mathieu Millington...
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Ann M. Smith

September 6, 1925 - November 8, 2017

Ann Marie Smith, 92, died in Rock Hill, SC, November 8, 2017 at Willow Brooke Court at Park Pointe Village. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be Friday, November 24, 2017, 1 pm at Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra, FL. Ann was born in Atlanta, GA, where she lived for much of her life. In retirement she and husband, Walter, lived in Crescent City, Welaka and Elkton, FL. She...
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Nabeeh Mourad

January 14, 1932 - November 6, 2017

Nabeeh Mourad, age 85, passed away peacefully on November 6, 2017 at Legacy Heights in Charlotte, NC. He was the husband of Michelline Mourad. His smile and warm gentle personality will be greatly missed by all.Nabeeh is survived by three loving sons: Nash, Ramsey and Reem, whose Mother is Nawal Mourad who was his wife for 37 years; and one beloved granddaughter Raina Mourad. Also, by a dear...
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Roger Cook Lawing

October 8, 1948 - November 5, 2017

Roger Cook Lawing, of Charlotte, NC, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Southminster. He was 69 years old.Roger was born on October 8, 1948 to the late George Cook Lawing and Louise Watts Lawing in Mount Holly, NC. Roger graduated from Mount Holly High School in 1966 where he enjoyed playing football & basketball. Roger then enlisted in...
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Dawn Michelle Breaux

December 26, 1965 - November 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Kenneth Gordon Bonn

September 27, 1930 - November 4, 2017

Kenneth Gordon Bonn, 87, passed away Saturday November 4, 2017 in Charlotte NC. He was in the company of his loving family and in the devoted care of hospice. Born September 27, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Wesley Bonn and Mildred Bonn. Following his graduation from Manhasset High School in 1948, Ken earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Hofstra College. He served in the...
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Stephen Ralph Fetner

March 2, 1946 - November 2, 2017

Steve left on the wings of angels for his heavenly home on 2 Nov 17. Steve was born in Jacksonville, FL. on 2 Mar 46. He was the son of S. Ralph Fetner, Jr and Mary Scott Fetner. He attended Robert E. Lee High School and earned an associates degree from the Community College of the Air Force. While in the USAF, he worked security on the flight line at RAF Laarburch, Germany; Charleston AFB, SC...
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Janet Helen Flora

June 15, 1946 - November 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Harriet Lucinda Kopfle

June 1, 1921 - October 31, 2017

Harriet Lucinda Cummings Kopfle passed away peacefully on October 31, 2017 at Brighton Gardens in Charlotte. She was born on June 1, 1921 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Albert Cummings and Sarah Ann Davis Cummings. Harriet had a great joy for life and she loved God, her family, friends, animals, and gatherings of any kind. She loved being a wife and mother and lived her life in service of others....
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Leonard Bertsch

March 30, 1931 - October 30, 2017

Mr. Bertsch, 86, Charlotte, NC departed Planet Earth Monday evening October 30, 2017 at his home following a short illness.Instead of public services, Mr. Bertsch requested a short graveside service at the Garden of Honor section of Crown Memorial Park Cemetery, Pineville, NC on Friday, November 3, 2017, with family and a few close friends and/or acquaintances that wish to attend. An opened...
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Alice Linn Shellenberger

March 19, 1927 - October 27, 2017

Alice Linn Adams Shellenberger (90) passed away peacefully on Friday, October 27, 2017 in Charlotte, NC. She was born on March 19, 1927 in Crafton PA to Acel Leroy Adams and Naomi Elizabeth Baldwin Adams. She was married to Richard Dale Shellenberger of Tyrone, PA on November 24, 1947 and together they raised their son, Rick and daughter, Jan. Alice worked as a loving homemaker and was devoted to...
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Willadean Georgia Wise

June 18, 1933 - October 24, 2017

Willadean Beckham Wise moved into her heavenly home that the Apostle John wrote about in John 14:1-4, on October 24, 2017. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and a devoted friend.Born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee on June 19, 1933, she was the daughter of William Roy Beckham and Elma Anna Featherstone Beckham. She graduated from Campbellsville High School in 1950, and in...
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Martha Gallagher Bookout

October 5, 1955 - October 24, 2017

Martha Bookout, 62, of Charlotte, passed away, surrounded by family, on October 24, 2017. She was born and raised in Hendersonville, NC, the daughter of Patrick and Etholeen Gallagher. She moved to Charlotte in 1975 to finish her education at UNC-Charlotte, from which she graduated in 1977 with a degree in Business. She worked in insurance for 13 years, then became a stay-at-home mom before...
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James Elmore Steadman

May 28, 1934 - October 24, 2017

James Elmore Steadman, of Charlotte, NC passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Southminster. He was 83 years old.Jim was born May 28, 1934 to the late Boyce Merritt Steadman and Annie Kinard Steadman in Denmark, SC. Jim graduated from Denmark High School in 1952, and attended the University of South Carolina for two years before enlisting in...
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John Michael Miklandric

August 29, 1939 - October 22, 2017

John Miklandric died peacefully after a long illness early Sunday morning October 22, 2017.He graduated Ursuline High School in 1957. He was an Army Veteran who served overseas in the Military Police. He later became a businessman working at Eastern Ohio Sales as a manufacture's sales representative. He then went on to become the product and sales manager for the Dunham Busch Corporation. In...
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Laura Teresa Dollyhigh

April 18, 1974 - October 21, 2017

Laura Teresa Dollyhigh, 43, passed away on October 21, 2017.Laura was born to Richard Whipple and Barbara Harrison in Orlando Fl. When she was young, she enjoyed helping others in her profession as a Registered Nurse and spending time with family and friends.In addition to her parents, Laura is survived by her husband Sam, her sons Jack and Archer, and her sister Heather.Laura was a very loving...
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Glen Joseph Schaaf

April 3, 1960 - October 21, 2017

Glen Joseph Schaaf, 57, of Charlotte, NC, formerly Cincinnati and Avon Lake, Ohio died on Saturday, October 21st, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Olga Schaaf. He is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Betsy (James), loving children: Lauren and David of Charlotte, NC, dear sisters and sister-in-law: Janis (Jerry) Pfister, Nancy (Mark) Williams, and Bonnie James. He...
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Paul Richard Talbot

October 21, 1941 - October 21, 2017

Paul R. Talbot, was called home to our Lord on 10/21/17, his 76th birthday. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed by all.Born and raised in New York, Paul and his wife Maureen have called Charlotte home for the last 31 years. Running his own firm, Paul consulted with many local entrepreneurs in the restaurant industry and was a proud volunteer with...
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Ruth Doris McSweeney

November 22, 1930 - October 20, 2017

Ruth Doris "Schumaker" McSweeney, 86, passed away October 20, 2017.Born to James and Margaret Schumaker in Long Island, NY, she grew up with three sisters: Flo, Bernice and Peggy. She was married to Thomas McSweeney who passed away in 1996. She is survived by her daughters Kerry McSweeney and Kim Nathan, as well as her son-in-law Phillip Nathan and several nieces and nephews.A Visitation and...
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Candice Louise Wilson

November 26, 1949 - October 18, 2017

Candice Louise "Candy" Wilson, age 67, of Charlotte, NC passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Southminster after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Nashville, TN on November 26, 1949 to W.T. and Louise Wilson and grew up in Chapel Hill, TN.Candy earned a Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics and Marketing from the University of Tennessee...
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Mildred Margaret Wallace

November 20, 1931 - October 18, 2017

Mildred Mae Wallace, 85, passed away October 18, 2017. She was born to Oscar and Ola Wallace in the Wilgrove area of Charlotte. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters Helen Bradshaw, Maude Cubley, Ella Morgan, and brother Homer Wallace.Mildred is survived by one son, Charlie Morgan.A Visitation will be from 12 noon to 1 PM, and a Funeral beginning at 1 PM on Tuesday,...
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Bernice Calebro

September 5, 1921 - October 17, 2017

Bernice Starnes CalebroSeptember 5, 1921-October 17, 2017Bernice, 96, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at CMC Pineville. She was born September 5, 1921 in Van Wyck, South Carolina to the late Walter E Starnes and Odessa Courtney Starnes. Bernice was one of seven children and grew up working on the family farm. She graduated from Van Wyck School.Bernice moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in...
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Richard Paul Warnement

August 29, 1932 - October 9, 2017

Richard Paul Warnement, Sr. of Charlotte, North Carolina, formerly of Tiffin, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Waltonwood Cotswold. He was 85 years old.Dick was born August 29, 1932 to the late Paul Richard Warnement and Marian Sexton Warnement in Tiffin, OH. Dick graduated from Calvert High School in 1950, was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and served during...
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Mary Frances Zedaker

November 16, 1930 - October 7, 2017

Mary Frances Zedaker went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday October 6, 2017.She was born November 116, 1930 in Lillington North Carolina.Mary Frances is preceded in death by her husband Lloyd Ellis Zedaker Jr, mother Doris Wright Doss and father Leon Doss.She spent most of her time caring for her family, and was a dedicated member of Sharon Presbyterian Church,where she was involved in...
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Connie Onean Key

November 9, 1919 - October 7, 2017

Onean Gibson Key passed away October 7, 2017 at CMC Pineville. She was born in Carthage, TN to Bice and Billie Gibson.Onean moved to Nashville, TN after her marriage to Wallace Edwin Key, who preceded her in her death.They had two children, Edwin Scott Key (wife Fran) and Brenda Key Holland (husband Bill). She is survived by six grandchildren: David Key of Richmond, VA, Valerie King of...
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Joseph Edward Tighe

February 17, 1933 - October 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Jose Luis Garcia

December 14, 1980 - October 4, 2017

Jose Luis "Pepe" Garcia, 36, of Charlotte passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Pepe is survived by his parents; Jaime Sr. & Gladys Garcia of the home; brothers, Jaime (MaryAnne), John (Karina) and Andrew (Diana) of Rosemond; nieces and nephews, Adriana, Mia, Adelyn, and Joaquin; as well as a large extended loving family of aunts, uncles and cousins that live in Charlotte, New Jersey,...
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Zita Irene Coons

October 21, 1922 - October 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Sandra Louise White

November 10, 1937 - October 3, 2017

Sandra Heyden White, "Sandy", 79, of Charlotte, passed on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Southminster. She was born on November 10, 1937 in Waterbury, Connecticut to the late Van Waldermar and Margaret Lancour Heyden. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all and will be missed dearly. Sandy graduated from Cheshire High School in...
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Rosemary Ann Schenk

March 2, 1962 - October 1, 2017

Rosemary Ann Schwab Schenk, age 55, of Pineville, North Carolina passed away on Sunday October 1, 2017. Rosemary was born March 3, 1962 in Washington Court House, Ohio. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.McEwenPinevilleChapel.com for the Schenk family.
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Lauretta Edna Abronski

March 16, 1941 - September 30, 2017

Lauretta Abronski (nee Anderson) died on September 30 2017 in Charlotte NC. She was born on March 16 1941 in Brooklyn NY to parents Edna (Kolb) and Harold Anderson. Lauretta was a proud alumna of Baldwin Wallace College in Berea OH. After earning her degree, she enjoyed a series of careers including early childhood educator, realtor, restaurant manager and real estate title work. She was...
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Alta Gibson

December 9, 1926 - September 28, 2017

Alta "Jane" Godfrey Gibson, 90, passed away on September 28, 2017.Jane was born in Buncombe County, NC to James and Althea Godfrey. As a child she grew up in McDowell County, NC and later attended Western Carolina University. She was married 60 years to Samuel M. Gibson, who preceded her in death in 2004. They lived in Charlotte for 45 years, where she was a member of Providence...
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James A. Larocca

August 17, 1922 - September 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McEwen Funeral Service-Pineville Chapel, Charlotte, NC.
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Evelyn Mae Carman

March 8, 1930 - September 25, 2017

Evelyn Carman (née Pymn), known to family and friends as Granny or Evie Mae, passed away on September 25, 2017 at the age of 87 years. Evelyn will lovingly be remembered by her son, Robert, his wife, Denise, and their children, Dawn (Rick) and Robert Jr. (Jennifer). Granny will also be fondly remembered by her six great grandchildren: Jacob, Michael, Rebecca, Brendan, Bryant, and Adriann....
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