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|Jay Clair Mayberry - May 28, 2015|
Jay Clair Mayberry entered his journey on earth Wednesday, July 21st 1943 at 8:05 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA to James and Josephine Mayberry. He lost his long battle with cancer on May 28, 2015 passing peacefully beside his best friend and wife, Toni and daughter, Amy. Deemed "one of the smartest people you will ever know" by colleagues and family, Jay graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Electronic, and...
|Sister Margaret Ann Nowacki, C.S.C. - May 28, 2015|
Sister Margaret Ann Nowacki, CSC Sept. 9, 1926 - May 28, 2015 NOTRE DAME - Born and raised in California, Sister Margaret Ann called herself a real native daughter. She entered the Sisters of the Holy Cross from Los Angeles in 1944. Having endured the Midwest weather during her four years of formation, she returned to California and began 38 years of ministry there. She was in education for 21 years, 10 years as personnel director at the...
|Ella M. Geissel Spaulding - May 25, 2015|
Ella M. Geissel Spaulding, 99, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 9:20 a.m., Monday, May 25, 2015 in the Sanctuary at St. Paul's. Ella was born on October 11, 1915 in South Bend to Frederick and Nellie (Taylor) Geissel. She retired in 1977 from Robertson's, where she was employed as a sales clerk. On October 19, 1935, in South Bend, she married Richard L. Spaulding, who preceded her in death on September 12, 2000. She was also preceded in...
|Leonard C. Kapalczynski - May 24, 2015|
Osceola - Leonard C. Kapalczynski, 86, of 443 North Beech Road, Osceola, IN, died peacefully at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday May 24, at home. He was born on July 20, 1928, in South Bend and was a life-long area resident. Mr. Kapalczynski retired from Bendix Corporation after 36 years of service. He served his country in the United States Army as a Private First Class during WWII enlisting October 5, 1946 and was honorably discharged on the 3rd day of...
|Bradley A. Clark - May 22, 2015|
We met and fell in love in 1971. You 18, me 16. Even then I (Fran Maure Clark) knew you were the one. We married on June 8, 1974. We would have been married 41 years this year. Thank-you for my early Anniversary card. It was comforting to know I was the last thought on your mind. I will cherish you and the card for the rest of my life.
Through our journey together, our love gave us four beautiful children; Shad, Sam (Stacy Morgan), Angie ...
|Chester E. Denby - May 22, 2015|
Chester E. Denby died on 5/22/15 at Morningside Nursing Home, aged 91. He was the youngest of 4 children of Maximillian and Genevieve Dembinski. He grew up in Michigan City, IN. Upon graduation from Elston High School in 1943, he enrolled in the U.S. Army. He was transferred to England, and after D-Day served in the quartermaster corp. He rose to the rank of Master Sargent, recieving a commendation for his service in Normandy. After the war, he...
|Arthur J. Perry - May 22, 2015|
Arthur J. Perry, 81, left this world peacefully and finally pain-free on May 22, 2015. Anyone who knew Art knew that he was a man of many incredible talents, not the least of which was his ability to defy the odds and survive even the most dire of diagnoses for the last 12 years.
Art Perry was an intelligent, charming, well-read, and well-respected man in the community. During his 50+ years of service as an attorney, he also held several...
|Sara L. "Sally" (Mowers) Dahms - May 21, 2015|
A Memorial Visitation will take place from 4:00 until 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, followed by a Memorial Service at 6:30 p.m. Sally donated her body to the I.U. School of Medicine. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Center for Hospice Care, Inc.
|Jerome F. Wendel - May 20, 2015|
Jerome F. Wendel, 82, of Traverse City, MI, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in the Traverse Victorian Senior Living Community, Traverse City, MI.
He was one of 13 children, born on June 3, 1932 to the late Fred W. Wendel, Sr. and Elvera B. (Lollman) Wendel. Along with his parents; he was also preceded in death by four brothers, Fred W. Wendel, Jr. of South Bend, IN; Robert D. Wendel of South Bend, IN; James P. Wendel of Arizona;...
|Michael Sacchini - May 19, 2015|
South Bend - Michael Sacchini, 98, of South Bend, passed away on Tuesday May 19, 2015, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, peacefully with his son at his side. He was born on November 18, 1916, in Logansport, IN, to the late Pasquale and Matilda (Frisoni) Sacchini. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Patricia Henry and Carolyn "Snookie" Ehlert; four sisters and five brothers. Michael is survived by his son, Michael (Barb) Sacchini...
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