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Obituaries: August 30-September 5, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: August 30-September 5, 2017 Edition

| August 30, 2017

ELVIE ALLEN, 83, of Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Fort Wayne, passed Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Elvie attended South Side High School and retired from Magna vox after 28 years of employment. Surviving are her children, Sherrie (Curtis) Mitchell and Kevin Johnson; daughter-in-law, Dannisha Johnson; and sisters, Frances Woodson and Mary Alice Jones; Service is 2 […]

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Obituaries: August 16-22, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: August 16-22, 2017 Edition

| August 16, 2017

EDMONIA (DANCE) FRYE BROOKS, 108, died Thursday, August 3, 2017. Born in 1909 in Richmond, Va. Survivors, daughter, Edna Metoyer and granddaughter, Gail Morris, both of Fort Wayne; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren,; and two great-great-great grandchildren. Funeral service was Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 at Ceruti’s Banquet & Event Center, 6601 Innovation Blvd, Fort […]

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Obituaries: July 5-11, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: July 5-11, 2017 Edition

| July 5, 2017

RHONDA KAY (PICKETT) PRICE was born on February 15, 1957 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, she made her transition and departed this life at the age of 60. At a young age she confessed her faith in Christ and was baptized at Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. She was a […]

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Local jazz drummer Richard ‘Dick’ Piekarski crosses over at 80

Local jazz drummer Richard ‘Dick’ Piekarski crosses over at 80

| June 21, 2017

RICHARD FRANCIS PIEKARSKI, 80, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Born Oct. 5, 1936, in South Bend, Ind., son of the late Stanley and Helen (Kitkowski) Piekarski. Richard was a tireless worker, and retired from Rochester Midland, in Rochester, N.Y. His hobbies included golfing, fishing, traveling, attending sporting events, concerts and the Philharmonic. Musical […]

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Obituaries: June 21-27, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: June 21-27, 2017 Edition

| June 21, 2017

DEWAYNE PERRY, 38, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017. GWENDOLYN DAVIS, 63, beloved mother, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Sylvania, Ga., she was a daughter of the late Charlie Sapp and Eula Mae Jones. Gwendolyn worked as an Assistant Manager with Family Dollar for several years. […]

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Obituaries: June 14-20, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: June 14-20, 2017 Edition

| June 14, 2017

Mrs. Nettie Ruth (Lewis) Ditaway was born on February 26, 1936 in Moundville, Alabama to Jessie James and Addie Lena (Hall) Lewis. Nettie Ruth departed this life on Saturday June 3, 2017 at 10:30 p.m. Nettie Ruth confessed her hope in Christ at an early age and joined Fairview A.M.E Church in Moundville, Alabama. The […]

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Obituaries: June 7-13 Edition

Obituaries: June 7-13 Edition

| June 7, 2017

FRED COX, 74, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, surrounded by his loving family after struggling with kidney disease. Funeral service was 1 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Imani Baptist Temple, 2920 Indiana Ave. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. BENJAMIN “BEN” ARINZECHUKWU NDUBUISI, 60, […]

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South Bend couple visits Fort Wayne for anniversary suprises and fun

South Bend couple visits Fort Wayne for anniversary suprises and fun

| June 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—While some celebrated by barbecuing with family and friends, watching an NBA game on television or following the world famous Indianapolis 500, Memorial Day weekend took on an extra special glow of love for a South Bend couple visiting the Summit City. On May 27, Lee and Amy Smith celebrated their 23rd Wedding Anniversary. […]

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Obituaries: May 31-June 6, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: May 31-June 6, 2017 Edition

| May 31, 2017

Marva L. (Bynum) Isabell, 75, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home. Carol L. Young, 70, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2017, at St Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Carol worked as a school bus driver with Fort Wayne Community Schools for 15 years, until […]

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Obituaries: May 24-30, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: May 24-30, 2017 Edition

| May 24, 2017

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