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Stanley Newton

Monday, June 26, 2017

Eugene “Gene” and Maggie Belle (Smith) Newton. He was married on March 3, 1972 in Springfield, MO. to Sara Strong and from this marriage his two children were born, Aaron and Courtney. Sara and he remained friends to this day. He was a 1972 graduate of Jefferson City High School and had many lifelong friends through his class. Stan was employed in the energy sector his entire professional career, which spanned over 40 years. He was currently employed as a Senior Originator with Westar Energy, based out of Topeka, Kansas, but he traveled the country working with clients. Before his career with Westar, he had worked with Missouri Power and Light (while living in Jefferson City and Moberly), Associated Electric (while living in Springfield), and Cargill (while living in Madison, Wisconsin and Minneapolis, Minnesota). Stan was a man of faith who attended church throughout his life and was a faithful supporter of Alabaster Ministries. Those around him were a witness to his constant nurturing love and faith.Stan had a deep love for his family and always cherished time with them. He was a very private and selfless person, but always took the time to get to know someone the best he could. He loved supporting his granddaughters by attending their softball games or dance recitals. He thoroughly enjoyed traveling, especially to warm places to lounge on a beach or to watch college football bowl...

Waldo Pierce

Monday, June 26, 2017

He served as a Private First Class in the US Army Infantry during World War II, working in Japan for a short time. He was an avid golfer and family man. He loved to travel to Maine, Hawaii, and California. Waldo was an active member of the Bethel Lutheran Church in Auburn and was a member of their men’s group for many years. Waldo was predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Barbara M. Pierce, this past November. He is survived by two daughters, Joann L. Monks and her husband, Darren Monks of Auburn, and Donna M. Godfrey of Lunenburg; two granddaughters, Heather L. and Jessica L. Monks both of Auburn; a great grandson, Hayden J. Monks of Auburn; and is survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by three sisters: Louise, Charlotte, and Nellie; and one brother: Eugene.Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Waldo’s family on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 from 9:30AM-11:00AM in the BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central Street, Auburn with service to follow at 11:00AM at the funeral home. Then followed by burial with military honors at the Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Bethel Lutheran Church.

Maxine Henshall

Monday, June 26, 2017

She was the daughter of William Ray Thomas and Jessie Fern (Cox) Thomas. She was raised in Ramona until the age of seven when the family moved to the Oglesby area. For most of her life she remained in the Bartlesville area.She attended Ramona Elementary, Tyner Elementary and graduated from eighth grade in 1940. She attended Junior and Senior High School in Ramona, later receiving her GED. She furthered her education by attending Draughon School of Business in 1977. Maxine enjoyed many different careers. She was employed with H&R Block in Tulsa as a tax consultant. She also worked for Dr. Zulkey in Tulsa as a receptionist and was a nurse aide for Charley and Helen Edwards. She later enjoyed employment with the Pink Panda Water Bed Company. She was then a self-employed tax consultant for many years.Maxine was a proud member of Happy Hill Church in Ramona. She was of Cherokee Indian descent, a fact of which she was also very proud. She enjoyed many things in life, such as reading, crocheting and fishing, but most of all, she enjoyed her family.Survivors include, son, Ray Moland, of Bartlesville; daughters, Jo Anne Bennett of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; Marsha Cates (Don), of Bartlesville; Janeen McGuire of Bartlesville; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, William Ray Thomas and Clifford Zeldon Thomas and sister, Ruby Louise Sears.Remembran...

Mary Bell Higgins - My Stratford Now

Monday, June 19, 2017

Janis Higgins and Judy Higgins. Great grandmother of Nicholas Teo and Signey Rice. Step-grandmother of Rob Purchase and Allison Purchase. Step-great grandmother of Lucy Purchase and Ethan and Will Demaine. Aunt of Floyd Smith and Rick Smith.Visitation at the Lockhart Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 20th from 6-9 pm. Funeral service on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Memorial donations to a charity of choice may be made at

'No money to die': Burying the poor and unclaimed - Muncie Star Press

Monday, June 19, 2017

She declined to open her door or accept their phone calls.In the meantime, the elderly man's body remained in the morgue at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital for weeks, so long that the Delaware County health officer declared it a biohazard, giving the county coroner the authority to work with the Center Township trustee's office to bury the man at taxpayer expense.The people who deal with the disposition of the remains of the indigent and unwanted say it's a growing problem in Muncie. Fewer people have insurance or the money to pay for their own or a loved one's burial. More people are dying from drug overdoses or while estranged from their families.Center Township Trustee Kay Walker said her office has dealt with about a dozen of what used to be called "pauper" burials so far this year. Hand in hand with that number is the number of people who die with no next of kin, or at least none willing to take responsibility."Unclaimed bodies are becoming a bigger problem for us," Delaware County Coroner Scott Hahn said.David Cox, president of Meeks Mortuary, which handles many of the indigent burials, said, "We probably average three or four trustee services a month."It's a depressed area," Cox said. "People have no money to live and they have no money to die."Buried at taxpayer expenseThere's a sectio...

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Della Tompkins

Monday, June 26, 2017

Harvey. Della was a Christian who enjoyed reading and crocheting. Left to cherish Della's memory are her husband, Richard Owen Tompkins of Shirley; children Beatrice Shaw and husband Michael of Troy, Maine; James Shorrey, Jr. and wife Laurie of Dover, Maine and Tessa Libby of Solan, Maine. She is also survived by grandchildren Travis Dodge, Daymon Dodge, Desiree Dodge, Danielle Dodge, Scott Dodge,Jr., Jamie Peterson, Caleb Woodard, Leandra Pledger and Elijah Pleadger; siblings David Harvey, Earnest Harvey, and Bruce Boon; and uncles Norman Kimball and wife Judy and Sidney Kimball; as well as numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family and friends.Della was preceded in death by her father Earnest Willard Harvey; mother Beatrice Olive French Harvey and granddaughter Tazey Shorey.Memorial services will be Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 2 pm at the Church of the Nazarene in Clinton. Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service. To sign Della's Book of Memories, please go to

Bethany Gurski

Monday, June 26, 2017

Karin L. Johnson and her husband Keith Jacobson all of Sutton; three nephews, Gabriel, Gustaf and Blaise; two nieces, Quinn and Evangeline; in-laws, Richard and Joyce Gurski of York Beach, Maine; brother-in-law, Mark Gurski and his wife Jannelle of Pomfret, CT; Bethany’s lifelong friend, Sarah Strozina; her God parents, Alden Anderson and Sue Strozina and several aunts, uncles, cousins and many close friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service honoring Bethany’s life on Sunday June 25, 2017 at 12 NOONat Bethlehem Covenant Church, 46 Greenwood Street, Worcester, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Faith House, 142 Burncoat Street, Worcester 01606 or to New England All Breed Rescue, 330 Henshaw Street Leicester, MA.

Clifford Peters

Monday, June 26, 2017

Mo. the son of Jordan D. and Ann (Souder) Peters. He was married on April 6, 1984 in Jefferson City, Mo. to Tracy Lynn Blank and from this union his daughter, Hayley, was born. Tracy and Cliff remained close friends until his passing.A lifelong resident of the Jefferson City area, Cliff was a 1981 graduate of Jefferson City High School and a 1983 graduate of Linn State Technical College in Linn, Mo.He worked for over 30 years as a private contractor in the nuclear energy field as a Quality Control Engineer and Field Civil Engineer until his retirement in 2016. Throughout his career he worked mostly in nuclear power plants during outages, traveling to inspect many nuclear power plants throughout the country. His expertise in his field extended into structural steel, concrete work, bolting, rebar, welding, hydrostatic testing and more. He made a tremendous effort to help everyone understand how work was to be done correctly and was considered a teacher as much as he was an engineer or inspector. Because of these qualities, Cliff made many good friends who respected his work and mentorship along the way.Cliff always found peace being outdoors, especially if he was fishing, canoeing, hunting, or looking for mushrooms. He loved spending time on his motorcycle and cherished any time with his family. Survivors include: one daughter, Hayley Cleveland and he...

Rose Demoga

Monday, June 26, 2017

Rose had a passion and talent for cooking and baking, particularly Italian foods which she passed on to her son and grandchildren. Rose loved going to the movies and enjoyed traveling locally to Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Cape Cod with her husband, son, daughter in law and grandchildren. As is such with a rose, there will never be one like her again. She will be missed sorely by her family but the love shared with Rose is, like her, truly timeless.Friends and family are invited to visit with Rose’s family on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 9:00-10:30 am in the BRITTON-SHREWSBURY FUNERAL HOME, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury. Her funeral Mass will follow where we will celebrate Rose’s life at 11:00 am in Saint Mary’s Church, 640 Main St, Shrewsbury. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Shrewsbury.