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121 East Main Street
Afton, NY 13730
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Waldo Pierce

Monday, June 26, 2017

Waldo N. "Bumpa" Pierce, Jr., 90, longtime resident of both Auburn and Paxton, passed away Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at Parsons Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Worcester.Waldo was born in Grafton, son of the late Waldo N. Sr. and Hazel Pierce. He graduated from Worcester Boys Trade School. He worked for Norton Company of Worcester as a pipefitter for 27 years. 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 in...

Tessie Mendys

Monday, June 26, 2017

Tessie loved her many visits to Foxwoods and enjoyed being a member of the Auburn Senior Bowling League.She leaves her husband of 69 years, Stanley T. Mendys; a daughter, Carol Plotczyk of Grafton; four grandchildren, Andrew and Jeffrey Plotczyk, Eric and his wife Donna Goodhall and Maura Wolfe and her husband Thomas; a great grandchild, Johnny; and son-in-law, John Goodhall of Berkley She was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia Goodhall; two brothers, Stanley and Walter Leszczynski and a sister, Helen Rossik.Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Tessie’s family on Tuesday June 20, 2017 from 9:30-10:30 before leaving in procession to Saint Joseph’s Church for her funeral Mass which will be celebrated at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester.

Lloyd Rogers

Monday, June 26, 2017

Lloyd B.G. Rogers passed away Sunday, June 25,2017 at the age of 80. Lloyd was originally from Grafton, Illinois and moved to Fulton, N.Y. in 1976, where he had a successful career at Owen – Illinois ,Inc. for 35 years. Upon retiring he relocated to Muscle Shoals, Al in 1996 with his wife, Frances of 56 years. He was an active member of Grace Life Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals. He served honorably in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper. Lloyd was a loving husband, a devoted son, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and great grandfather, who will be dearly missed by his family and friends. His memory will be honored by the family privately at a later date. Elkins Funeral home invites you to leave your condolences at www.elkinsfuneralhome.com...

June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Doris Virginia SealeyBLACKSHEAR — Doris Virginia Moore Sealey, 90, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday morning (June 7, 2017) at Bayview Nursing Home in Nahunta.Born in Grafton, Va. on April 23, 1927, she had lived in Pierce County for many years. She was a 1943 graduate of Poquoson High School in Poquoson, Va., and was a former manager at the PX at Fort Eustis Army Base in Newport News, Va. She was a member of Providence Methodist Church in Amory, Va.She was the daughter of the late Addison and Jewel Doris Thomas Moore. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert John Sealey Sr., and her daughter, Dianne Keener.Surviving are three grandchildren, Carl (Ute) Massey, of Brunswick, Frederick (Susie) Massey, of Blackshear, and Samuel Head, of Atkinson; six great-grandchildren, Amber Nicole Massey, Brandon Purdom, Bryan Purdom, Abbie Head, Ashley (Michael) Barry, and Joe (Destiny) Prince; two great-great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Prince and Evelyn Barry; her son-in-law, Roger Keener, of Blackshear; a special friend, David E. Long, of Blackshear; and several other relatives and friends.A graveside service will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Providence Methodist Church Cemetery in Grafton, Va.There will be no visitation.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc., of Blackshear, is in charge of the arrangements.

A Minnesota child dies by suicide - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

Monday, May 01, 2017

All who might find healing and closure are welcome to attend services. Service Thursday, April 27, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 14107 Hudson Road South, Afton. Private interment Evergreen Cemetery, Afton. Visitation Wednesday, April 26, 2017 3:00-8:00 P.M. at BRADSHAW CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTER, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater and also one-half hour prior to the service at the church.All those who might find healing and closure are welcome.Having known Colin or the family is not a requirement.Talking to or hugging the family is optional. There are no right (or wrong) words anyway.Attire need not be formal or black. Given the option, Colin would wear shorts and a screen printed T-shirt (preferably green) any day of the week.Do not bring whys – there are no answers.Do not seek blame – there is nothing and no one to attach it to.Do not have regrets – Colin would never want anyone to feel bad.Tears and sorrow are welcome; but so are laughter, jokes, joy, and especially group hugs. Colin loved to be in the middle of a group hug.Instead of flowers, please make a contribution to either Boy Scout Troop 9226 or SAVE-Suicide Awareness Voices of Education.Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for Minnesota teenagers.

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Waldo Pierce

Monday, June 26, 2017

Waldo N. "Bumpa" Pierce, Jr., 90, longtime resident of both Auburn and Paxton, passed away Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at Parsons Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Worcester.Waldo was born in Grafton, son of the late Waldo N. Sr. and Hazel Pierce. He graduated from Worcester Boys Trade School. He worked for Norton Company of Worcester as a pipefitter for 27 years. 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 in...

Tessie Mendys

Monday, June 26, 2017

Tessie loved her many visits to Foxwoods and enjoyed being a member of the Auburn Senior Bowling League.She leaves her husband of 69 years, Stanley T. Mendys; a daughter, Carol Plotczyk of Grafton; four grandchildren, Andrew and Jeffrey Plotczyk, Eric and his wife Donna Goodhall and Maura Wolfe and her husband Thomas; a great grandchild, Johnny; and son-in-law, John Goodhall of Berkley She was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia Goodhall; two brothers, Stanley and Walter Leszczynski and a sister, Helen Rossik.Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Tessie’s family on Tuesday June 20, 2017 from 9:30-10:30 before leaving in procession to Saint Joseph’s Church for her funeral Mass which will be celebrated at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester.

Lloyd Rogers

Monday, June 26, 2017

Lloyd B.G. Rogers passed away Sunday, June 25,2017 at the age of 80. Lloyd was originally from Grafton, Illinois and moved to Fulton, N.Y. in 1976, where he had a successful career at Owen – Illinois ,Inc. for 35 years. Upon retiring he relocated to Muscle Shoals, Al in 1996 with his wife, Frances of 56 years. He was an active member of Grace Life Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals. He served honorably in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper. Lloyd was a loving husband, a devoted son, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and great grandfather, who will be dearly missed by his family and friends. His memory will be honored by the family privately at a later date. Elkins Funeral home invites you to leave your condolences at www.elkinsfuneralhome.com...

June 9, 2017 - WJHnews

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Doris Virginia SealeyBLACKSHEAR — Doris Virginia Moore Sealey, 90, of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday morning (June 7, 2017) at Bayview Nursing Home in Nahunta.Born in Grafton, Va. on April 23, 1927, she had lived in Pierce County for many years. She was a 1943 graduate of Poquoson High School in Poquoson, Va., and was a former manager at the PX at Fort Eustis Army Base in Newport News, Va. She was a member of Providence Methodist Church in Amory, Va.She was the daughter of the late Addison and Jewel Doris Thomas Moore. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert John Sealey Sr., and her daughter, Dianne Keener.Surviving are three grandchildren, Carl (Ute) Massey, of Brunswick, Frederick (Susie) Massey, of Blackshear, and Samuel Head, of Atkinson; six great-grandchildren, Amber Nicole Massey, Brandon Purdom, Bryan Purdom, Abbie Head, Ashley (Michael) Barry, and Joe (Destiny) Prince; two great-great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Prince and Evelyn Barry; her son-in-law, Roger Keener, of Blackshear; a special friend, David E. Long, of Blackshear; and several other relatives and friends.A graveside service will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Providence Methodist Church Cemetery in Grafton, Va.There will be no visitation.Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.comPearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc., of Blackshear, is in charge of the arrangements.

A Minnesota child dies by suicide - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

Monday, May 01, 2017

All who might find healing and closure are welcome to attend services. Service Thursday, April 27, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 14107 Hudson Road South, Afton. Private interment Evergreen Cemetery, Afton. Visitation Wednesday, April 26, 2017 3:00-8:00 P.M. at BRADSHAW CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTER, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater and also one-half hour prior to the service at the church.All those who might find healing and closure are welcome.Having known Colin or the family is not a requirement.Talking to or hugging the family is optional. There are no right (or wrong) words anyway.Attire need not be formal or black. Given the option, Colin would wear shorts and a screen printed T-shirt (preferably green) any day of the week.Do not bring whys – there are no answers.Do not seek blame – there is nothing and no one to attach it to.Do not have regrets – Colin would never want anyone to feel bad.Tears and sorrow are welcome; but so are laughter, jokes, joy, and especially group hugs. Colin loved to be in the middle of a group hug.Instead of flowers, please make a contribution to either Boy Scout Troop 9226 or SAVE-Suicide Awareness Voices of Education.Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for Minnesota teenagers.