George Grabowski

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George Grabowski, 99, died Tuesday, October 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, of 60 years, Genevieve. He is survived by: two daughters, Eva (James) Hoke of Chapel Hill, Elizabeth (Robert) Paterson of Tiburon, CA; two grandchildren, Sarah Hoke of Atlanta, GA and Ethan Hoke of Downington, PA. George’s funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m.... [read more]

Marc James Augustine

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Marc James Augustine, 38, of Durham, NC died at his home October 26, 2014.
He was born on July 31, 1976 in Middletown, Connecticut, son to Gerald Edward Augustine and Lorraine Margaret Bayliss Augustine.
Marc received a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut at Storrs. He was a local artist, specializing in Display Art.
Marc is survived by his wife, Cynthia; his parents, Gerald & Lorraine Margaret; and his brothers, Darin & Michael.
A Memorial Mass will be held 3:00 PM, Saturday, November, 1, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 810 W Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701. The family will receive friends following the service. Burial will be in Connecticut.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Marc’s honor to:

Leone Eva Gray

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WAKE FOREST- Leone Eva Gray, 90, passed away peacefully October 26, 2014 at Hillside Nursing Center in Wake Forest. Leone was born on February 15, 1924 in Grand Rapids, MI to the late Fred Kelley and Frieda Bennett Kelley. Leone is predeceased by two brothers, Glen and Fred Kelley, her husband John W. Gray and her youngest daughter, Kristi Petersen,... [read more]

Virginia (Ginger) Burns Gunnells

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DURHAM – Virginia (Ginger) Burns Gunnells, 80, passed away on October 26, 2014 at Croasdaile Village in Durham, North Carolina. She was born on May 6, 1934 in Greenwood, SC to the late James C. Burns, Jr and Virginia McGowan Burns. Ginger grew up in Greenwood, SC and was a graduate of Greenwood High School. She also graduated from the... [read more]

Joyce Harper Whisenant

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Joyce Harper Whisenant September 21, 1928 – October 22, 2014   Joyce Harper Whisenant, 86, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014 surrounded by the love of her family.  She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to William Percy Harper and Moselle Price Harper. Joyce grew up in Poteau, OK where she met her future husband, William E. (Whiz) Whisenant. She graduated with... [read more]

Arthur Lee “Doc” Hearne

Arthur Lee “Doc” Hearne, 96, of Pittsboro, died Thursday, October 23, 2014. Born April 17, 1918, to Herbert and Lillian Griffin Hearne, he was a life-long resident of Pittsboro and a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. He was well known for his kindness and patience and was a well-liked and respected member of the community. Although he had several... [read more]

William E. Brown

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William E. Brown was born on January 4, 1923 in Plainfield, New Jersey. He attended Plainfield High School and was President of his Senior Class. He is one of ten members of the TNT Club, which consisted of ten of his male school friends. As to what the TNT stood for – all were sworn to secrecy and have kept... [read more]

Lonnie L. “Jimmie” Dean

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DURHAM -Lonnie L. “Jimmie” Dean, 82, died Sunday, October 19, 2014. Jimmie was born December 2, 1931 in Wake County to the late Junie and Minnie Watkins Dean. He was a graduate of Durham High School and attended the University of North Carolina. Jimmy was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. A member of Grey Stone Church in Durham,... [read more]
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Myron Hubert Green, 79, died Monday, October 13, 2014 at his home. Born February 9, 1935 in Youngstown, Ohio to the late James E. and Marie E. Kiefer Green. Myron worked for many years in the insurance industry, retiring as District Sales Manager with Western & Southern Insurance Company. He was preceded in death by his wife Sadie Green. Surviving... [read more]

Ethel Dagit Cunningham

Ethel Dagit Cunningham, 81, born October 2, 1933 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Charles and Janet Dagit passed away on October 14, 2014 in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Survived by Kathy Cunningham of Auckland, New Zealand and parter Rob Nesbit-Savage; Muffie Cunningham of Hudson, New York and partner Todd Woodard; Dr. William G. Cunningham, Jr. of Narberth, Pennsylvania and wife Liz, granddaughter... [read more]