Our Obituaries

Millard Wenfrow Makepeace

September 30, 1944 - January 28, 2018


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Evan Thomas Praskac

September 4, 1991 - January 27, 2018

Evan Thomas Praskac, 26, of Clayton, formerly of Apex and Flemington, NJ, died Saturday, January 27, 2018. Evan was born September 4, 1991 in Flemington, NJ. He was a graduate of Middle Creek High School and was employed with Phoenix Telecom Solutions in Durham. Evan had a passion for automobiles and was an avid NY Giants fan. Evan is survived by his parents Thomas and Justine Praskac; sister...
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Ronald Gerard Perry

August 2, 1926 - January 26, 2018

Ronald Gerard Perry passed away on January 26, 2018. He was born to the late Wardell J. Perry and Antoinette Doyon Perry in Waterville, Maine on August 2, 1926.Ronald attended Saint Frances High School in Waterville, ME and entered in the US Navy in 1942 where he proudly served in the D-Day Invasion of Normandy during WWII. While on leave, in Virginia, in 1944, he met the love of his life,...
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Debra Lynn Wilkinson

September 15, 1963 - January 25, 2018


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Patricia Ann Cowan Sears

February 24, 1936 - January 25, 2018

Patricia Ann Cowan Sears, 81, of Apex, passed away, Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Cambridge Hills in Pittsboro. Ann was born February 25, 1936 in Mullins, SC to the late Sam and Stenza Moore Cowan. She owned and operated A&E Electronics with her husband for over 25 years in Apex. Ann was a motorsport racing fan and supported her son, Glenn throughout his racing career. She was known for her...
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Glenda Outlaw Jones

April 12, 1945 - January 24, 2018

Glenda Outlaw Jones, 72, of Holly Springs NC passed away peacefully January 24, 2018 in Cary, NC surrounded by family and friends. Glenda was born in Duplin County NC to the late Willie & Lorene Outlaw on April 12th, 1945. She graduated from James Kenan High School. Glenda worked and retired from the NC General Assembly.She is survived by her husband Billy F. Jones of Holly Springs, son Barry...
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James Edward Turner

December 14, 1948 - January 24, 2018

James Edward Turner, 69, of Holly Springs, NC, formerly of Newport, VT, died Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at his home in Holly Springs, NC. James was born in Newport, VT to the late Clesson Edwin Turner and Hazel Desjardin Turner. He was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School in Newport, VT and was a Vietnam War veteran of the US Army. James was employed as an audiology technician with Industrial...
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Ibrahim Fernando Melendez

January 14, 1986 - January 22, 2018

Ibrahim "Abe" Fernando Melendez, 32, of Holly Springs, formerly of Honduras, died Monday, January 22, 2018 at his home in Holly Springs. Abe was born January 14, 1986 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He was 2005 graduate of Middle Creek High School and was employed with Target in Apex. He was preceded in death by his father, Ibrahim Antonio Melendez. Abe is survived by his mother, Margarita Cruz;...
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Rose Theresa Iannone

July 20, 1927 - January 21, 2018

Rose Theresa Iannone died peacefully on Sunday, January 21, 2018. She was 90.Rose was born to the late Anthony and Theresa Biondi DiNini on July 20, 1927, and grew up in Endicott NY. Rose met her husband Joseph Vincent Iannone, Sr. in Endicott and they married on August 12, 1950.They lived in Endicott where Joe worked at IBM and Rose was a housewife and mother. They had 4 children all born in...
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Samuel Greenlee

March 23, 1923 - January 21, 2018

Services are being handled by: Curran-Shaffer Funeral Home - 100 Owens View Avenue - Apollo, PA 15613 (724) 478-1244
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Dorothy Mae Womble Franks

December 29, 1930 - January 20, 2018

Dorothy Womble Franks, 87, of Fuquay Varina, NC died at Transitions Life Care on Saturday, January 20, 2018 after a brief illness. She was born on December 29, 1930 in Wake County, NC to the late Roy and Lottie Lee Womble. Dorothy was "very much a farm girl, born and raised."She is survived by a son, Joseph (Cherry) Franks of Angier, NC daughters; Joan (Nelson) Horton of Fuquay Varina, and...
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Marjorie Maxine Isaacson

April 11, 1927 - January 19, 2018


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Ruth Mozingo Ballenger

August 7, 1924 - January 19, 2018

Ruth Mozingo Ballenger, 93, of Apex, formerly of Lakeland, FL, passed away, Friday, January 19, 2018 at Avendelle Assisted Living in Apex. Ruth was born August 7, 1924 in Pitt County, NC to the late Hubert and Mary Tripp Mozingo. She was employed with the Florida Citrus Commission retiring with over 20 years of service. Ruth was an avid gardener and enjoyed hosting and cooking for her family....
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Anthony James Cononico

April 11, 1975 - January 15, 2018


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Jeannine Marie Infantino

April 28, 1929 - January 15, 2018


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Eleanor S. Brooks

May 31, 1916 - January 14, 2018


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Linda Lilly

August 1, 1952 - January 14, 2018


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Thomas Morrin

December 2, 1934 - January 13, 2018

Thomas Morrin, 83, of Apex NC died Saturday January 13, 2018 peacefully surrounded by his daughters.He was born in Cloughbrack, Co Galway, Ireland. Thomas immigrated to Canada and then to America. He raised his family with his wife Mary Clare in New Milford, NJ. He is survived by his three daughters: Deirdre, Dymphna and Shanna, and five grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Ryan, Sophia, Luke and Kate.He was...
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Robert Louis Sorvillo

March 12, 1977 - January 12, 2018

Robert Louis Sorvillo, 40, of Raleigh, formerly of Townsend, TN and Miramar, FL, received the checkered flag into heaven, Friday, January 12, 2018 at his home in Raleigh. Robert was born March 12, 1977 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He was employed as an automotive diagnostic mechanic at Knox Auto Sales in Raleigh. He is survived by his parents, Russ and Ann Sorvillo; sister, Cindy Sorvillo; and...
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Ruby Goodwin

May 2, 1926 - January 12, 2018

Ruby Goodwin, 91, of Apex, died Friday, January 12, 2018 at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro, NC. Ruby was born on May 2, 1926 in Wake County, NC to the late Thomas Alvis Goodwin and Dorsey Viola Canady Goodwin. She was a graduate of Apex High School and was employed with the Dorchester Waylyn Baptist Church kindergarten and later with the Charleston County SC school district. Ruby was a...
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Margaret Wiley Britt

October 31, 1934 - January 11, 2018

Margaret Wiley Britt, 83, of Amherst, VA, formerly of Cary, NC, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Margaret was born October 31, 1934 in Clarksville, VA to the late Simon Russo Wiley and Lillie Puryear Wiley. She was a graduate of Clarksville High School and attended business school before marriage and serving her family. She attended Reedy Creek Baptist...
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Marion Elizabeth Birkett

December 8, 1920 - January 11, 2018

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the transitioning of Marion Elizabeth Birkett. The family will receive friends 5-6pm Tuesday, January 16, 2018 with a service to follow at 6pm at Apex Funeral Home Chapel, 550 W. Williams Street, Apex, NC 27502.The family will also receive friends 4-6pm Thursday, January 18, 2018 with a service to follow at 6pm at the J. Foster Phillips Funeral Home,...
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Florence Radlauer Slonim

February 14, 1935 - January 9, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Joseph Lawrence Wise

July 15, 1992 - January 7, 2018

Joseph "Joey" Lawrence Wise, 25, of Durham, North Carolina, formerly of Coats, North Carolina, died Sunday, January 7, 2018 in Shanghai, China while working for his company, Cisco. Joey was born July 15, 1992 in Columbia, South Carolina to Larry Wise and Chol Harris. He was a graduate of Triton High School and NC State University. Joey was employed with Cisco Systems and interned with Soft Pro...
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Robert Jones

October 7, 1935 - January 6, 2018

Robert V. Jones, Jr. went home to be with his Lord on January 6, 2018. Bob was born on Oct. 17, 1935 in Savannah, GA. to the late Robert V. Jones and Lilly B. Jones. He was a graduate of Mercer University and served two years in the Army. Bob worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative for Wyeth before moving on to the field of financial consulting.Bob was preceded in death by his sister,...
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Mark Edward Calaway

February 28, 1984 - January 5, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Zora Earlene Whittington

February 9, 1938 - January 5, 2018

Zora Earlene Whittington, 79, of Cary, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, January 5, 2018 at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh.Earlene was born February 9, 1938 in Sampson County, NC to the late Martin Luther Brown and Izora Verdie Page Brown. She was a loyal and hard working manager with Woolworth's and IBM cafeterias. But, her true love was working for the Lord. In 1970, she...
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Joyce Mary Clarke

May 4, 1936 - January 5, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Mary Anne Sagraves

December 1, 1937 - January 4, 2018

Mary Anne Sagraves, age 80, of Holly Springs, NC, died January 4, 2018, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Born in Toledo, Ohio, she was the daughter of Joseph and Louise Jarocki Bokan. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and beloved friend to many.A graduate of the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, she also earned an MS degree in Elementary Education from...
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Joyce Marie Prince Coats

November 24, 1938 - December 31, 2017

Joyce Marie Prince Coats, 79, of New Hill, died Sunday, December 31, 2017 at WakeMed Cary Hospital. Joyce was born November 24, 1938 to the late Howard and Inez Ross Prince. She was employed with SAS, retiring with over 20 years of service. Joyce was a faithful member of Pleasant Plains Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Bobby Coats, Sr.Joyce is survived by...
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Neomia Sebra Medlin

January 25, 1934 - December 30, 2017

Neomia "Ann" Sebra Medlin, 83, of Raleigh, passed away, Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Raleigh Rehab surrounded by her family after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Ann was born January 25, 1934 in Bluefield, VA to the late Paul and Hattie Carter. She was a beloved wife, mother and granny to her family. Ann was always known for her bright smile and positive attitude. She was preceded in...
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Carol Booth Hoffman

October 24, 1946 - December 30, 2017

Carol Booth Hoffman, 71, of Apex, formerly of Seminole, FL, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Cambridge Village Retirement Community in Apex. Carol was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Melvin and Anne Elizabeth Drennan Booth. She was a graduate of West Chester University and was employed as an educator retiring with 25 years of service. She was preceded in death by her daughter,...
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Janice Eugenia Dellaero

July 23, 1941 - December 29, 2017

Janice Royson Dellaero, 76, of Cary, NC, formerly of Baldwin, NY, died Friday, December 29, 2017 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. Janice was born July 23, 1941 in Bradley Beach, NJ to the late Arthur and Eugenia Barone Royson. She was a graduate of The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and was employed as a certified teacher and librarian in Baldwin, NY retiring...
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Jeffrey Paul Cornick

March 28, 1949 - December 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Peggy Jean Tudor Jones

June 23, 1936 - December 28, 2017

Peggy Jean Tudor Jones, 81, of Fuquay-Varina, died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Barbour Court Nursing and Rehab in Smithfield, NC. Peggy was born in Fuquay-Varina on June 23, 1936 to the late Worth and Georgia Taylor Tudor. She graduated from Lafayette High School and was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Sherrill Jones, Sr., her parents,...
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Anna Laverne Schmidt

February 26, 1925 - December 28, 2017

Anna Laverne Schmidt, 92, of Apex, died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at WakeMed Cary Hospital. A private family memorial service will be held Friday, December 29, 2017. Memorials may be made to any Mission Program of choice. Condolences may be sent to www.ApexFuneral.net
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Jesse James Denton

October 10, 1930 - December 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Heather Marie Jester

October 18, 1969 - December 23, 2017

Heather Marie Jester, 48, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2017 at her home in Cary, NC with her husband Andrew by her side. Born to David and Irene Heather, Heather grew up in Iowa and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. She lived in many different cities - Winter Park, CO; Denver, CO; Jupiter, FL; and St. Louis, MO before moving to Durham NC. She met her husband...
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Virginia Ross Struss

October 8, 1939 - December 23, 2017

Virginia Ross Struss, 78, of Cary, died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at her home in Cary. Virginia was born October 8, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Frank Arthur and Gladys Melba Ross. She was employed with IBM retiring with more than 20 years of service. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Joseph Ross and Edward Ross.Virginia is survived by her husband of 31 years, John Harry...
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Harold Linwood Olinger

September 23, 1938 - December 23, 2017

Harold Linwood Olinger, 79, of New Hill, died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at his home in New Hill. Harold was born September 23, 1938 to the late Harper Olinger and Jennie Mae Jones. He was a veteran of the US Navy and was employed with the Railroad and American Airlines. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Frances Peggy Stone and Dolly Mae Brandon; and nephew, Marty Linwood Brandon...
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Harold James O'Quinn

August 22, 1940 - December 22, 2017

Harold James O'Quinn, 77, passed away on December 22, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Harold was born to the late Walter and Virginia O'Quinn in Sanford, North Carolina on August 22, 1940.He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nickie O'Quinn, daughters; Susan Wilson and husband Mike, Dana Woodall and husband Damon, granddaughters; Callie Taylor and husband Terryn and Carlie Wilson,great...
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Mary Mitchell Scoggins

December 3, 1922 - December 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Sherwood J. Franks

September 14, 1924 - December 20, 2017

Sherwood J. Franks, 93, of Cary, died Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at his home in Cary. Sherwood was born September 14, 1924 in Wake County, NC to the late William Blaney Franks and Alma Jones Franks. He was a WWII Navy veteran and was awarded the Bronze Star. He owned Franks Insurance Agency as a Nationwide representative in Apex for over 30 years. He served as president of the Wake County...
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Edmund Paul Kaminski

November 19, 1952 - December 18, 2017

Edmund Paul Kaminski, Ph.D, age 65. Beloved husband of Sonja (nee Bokoch) for 10 years. Loving father of Christopher Kaminski (Molly), Stacey Kaminski (Joe), and loving step-father of Mark Frandsen (Jordan) and Michelle Larson (John); Son-in-law of Sophia Bococh. Dear brother of Laurie Saldarini (Joseph), Robert Winkler (Arlene), and Jules Winkler (Dianne). Cherished grandfather of Kyra...
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Marc Anthony Ellis

June 14, 1963 - December 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Luke Michael Blanton

November 16, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Luke Michael Blanton, infant, died December 17, 2017 at Duke University Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 3pm Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 11401 Leesville Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613. He is survived by his parents, Taylor and Melissa Blanton.
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Gayel Gayel Holt

November 3, 1929 - December 16, 2017

On Saturday, December 16th, Gayel B. Holt passed away peacefully in Pittsboro, NC. Her remaining child, Cathy Holt, her two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, other family members and friends will miss her so. Few people have had more true friends than Gayel did over her lifetime because of her huge, loving heart and endearing ways. She was a woman of deep faith and that comforted her...
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Debra Joan Goodwin

September 30, 1951 - December 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Robert Turner

June 16, 1939 - December 15, 2017

Robert "Bob" Turner, 78, of Holly Springs, died Friday, December 15, 2017 at his home in Holly Springs after his battle with dementia and terminal lung cancer. Bob was born June 16, 1939 in Scotland County, NC to the late Robert and Grace Horne Turner. He served as district manager for A&P Tea Company, the largest grocery retailer in the United States for over 27 years before founding Blue Wing...
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Marian Foster Murphy

July 9, 1924 - December 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Richard Ward Moore

June 1, 1927 - December 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Virginia DeJohn

July 8, 1929 - December 3, 2017

Virginia "Ginny" DeJohn, 88Ginny, or "Nanie" as she was known as by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren died Sunday, December 3, 2017 at her home in Cary, North Carolina; she was 88 years old. She died peacefully surrounded by her family.Ginny was born in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Milton Sunbury and Margaret Sunbury née Vondell, but lived most of her life in New Jersey. She worked...
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Joseph Randazzo

May 13, 1939 - December 2, 2017

Joseph Randazzo, 78, of Apex, NC, formerly of Meadville, PA, died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Transitions Lifecare Hospice in Raleigh, NC. Joseph was born in Meadville, PA to the late Samuel and Joan Montelone Randazzo. He attended Edinboro University of PA and completed his tool and die apprenticeship at Talon Zipper Inc. Joseph was an artist, a tool and die maker, and a small business owner...
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Sandra Lynn Pilcher

October 20, 1945 - December 1, 2017

Sandra Lynn Keck Pilcher, 72, of Apex, died Friday, December 1, 2017 at Duke Raleigh Hosptial. Sandra was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to the late Harold George Keck and Lucille Agnes Opliger Keck. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Windal Pilcher; daughter, Stormie Lascola and husband, Tony; brother, Harold Keck; grandchildren, Brady Trax and Sam Lascola. A private family gathering...
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Laurie Kay Cook

March 28, 1965 - November 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Sandra Jean Wright

September 14, 1947 - November 27, 2017

Sandra Jean Wright, 70, of Zebulon, died Monday, November 27, 2017.Sandra was born September 14, 1947 in Claremont, NH to the late Myrtle Pearl Bartley and Lawrence David Robbins. She was employed as an accountant with US Foods retiring with 13 years of service. She is survived by her husband and best friend of 51 years, Robert Carl Wright; her son, Robert D. Wright and his wife Dianna and their...
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Marcus Edsel Truelove

January 15, 1957 - November 26, 2017

Marcus "Eddie" Truelove, 60, passed away unexpectedly at his home on November 26, 2017. Eddie was born in Wake County, NC on January 15, 1957 to the late Marcus William Truelove and Hilda Smith Truelove.Eddie is survived by his loving daughter, Melissa Truelove and husband, Jonathan Gage Cook, sister, Jean Waters and husband, Dave, niece, Betty Truelove and husband, Phil Bennett. He was preceded...
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Christopher Robert Jones

October 18, 1966 - November 25, 2017

Christopher "Chris" Robert Jones, 51, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, November 25, 2017. Chris was born October 18, 1966 to the late Ronald Jones and Judy Gelander Jones in Cape Girardeau, MO. He grew up in Neillsville, WI, earned his undergraduate degree at Ambassador College and earned his MBA from Houston Baptist University. Chris lived in Houston, TX close to 20 years where he served as VP...
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Bette Sissom MAHER

October 8, 1929 - November 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Roseann Culpepper

April 10, 1944 - November 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Peggy Wells Hohorst

June 30, 1931 - November 17, 2017

Peggy Wells Hohorst, 86, of Little River, SC, formerly of Raleigh, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at Transitions Lifecare Hospice in Raleigh. Peggy was born June 30, 1931 in Angier, NC to the late Charlie Thomas Walker and Vera Fish Walker. She was an avid golfer and was a long time member of Raleigh Country Club and River Hills Golf Club. She was preceded in death by her husband,...
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John Camilleri

August 28, 1929 - November 17, 2017

John Camilleri, 88, of Holly Springs, NC, formerly of Crossville, TN, passed away, Friday, November 17, 2017 at his home in Holly Springs. John was born in Detroit, MI to the late Michele Camilleri and Concetta Marea Cini Camilleri, and was raised in Malta. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Faye Camilleri; son-in-law, Peter Azzopardi. John is survived by his sons, John Stephens...
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Mary Doris Franks

July 26, 1927 - November 17, 2017

Doris Haley Franks went to heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday. Sherwood Franks, her loving husband of 71 years, along with her daughters; Dianne Bode, Gail Bridgers, Mary Rose Eason, and Darlene Smith, were at her bedside. She was a caring, loving, and devoted wife, mother, grandmother of nine, great grandmother of eleven, and great great grandmother of two. All of whom...
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Estefania Castellanos

March 2, 1919 - November 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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David Andrew Walker

January 10, 1958 - November 12, 2017

David Andrew Walker, 59, of Cary, formerly of Alexandria, VA, died Sunday, November 12, 2017 at his home in Cary. David was born on January 10, 1958 in Alexandria, VA. He lived in northern Virginia for several years and served in the United States Air Force. David is survived by his son, Matthew Walker, daughter-in-law Mary Beth and their son Jackson; daughter, Kaitlin Walker; parents Peyton...
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Myong Lee

August 15, 1953 - November 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Jerrall Lee Spencer

November 21, 1933 - November 7, 2017

Jerrall Lee Spencer, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and greatgrandfather passed away on November 7, 2017 at the age of 83. Jerrall was born to the late Johnny Spencer and Audrey Spencer Pleasants on November 21, 1933 in Person Co., NC. He is survived by his loving Wife of 61 years, Wyvette Brown Spencer; Daughter, Elaine Tucker and husband, Ricky; Son, Mike Spencer and wife, Diana; Sister,...
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Una Rose Powell

May 1, 1947 - November 6, 2017

Una Rose Powell, age 70, of Sanford, NC passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017. Una was born May 1, 1947 in New York, New York; she was the daughter of the late Opal Curry.She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Carmen D. Powell, Sr.; three children, Lezana Ingram, Carmen D. Powell, Jr. and Dawn Rogers; a brother, Ron James of Teaneck, New Jersey; four grandchildren, Jared, Cheyenne,...
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James Donald Walling

April 11, 1958 - November 6, 2017

James, "Jim", Walling passed away unexpectedly on November 6, 2017. Jim was a loving and devoted husband, a wonderful father and an unabashed proud grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend to many. After growing up in Mount Holly, NJ and other places across the US, Jim attended Elizabethtown College, where he majored in Business Administration. After graduating, Jim went to work for IBM in...
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Michael Eugene Johnson

August 19, 1953 - November 4, 2017

Michael Eugene Johnson of Apex, NC, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at the age of 64, surrounded by his loving family and friends.Michael was born in Erwin, North Carolina in 1953. The beloved older brother of four children, he attended high school in Shelton, Washington. Mike lived a life full of adventures. In 1986, Michael enrolled in Eastern Carolina University, where...
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John Calvin King

November 21, 1947 - November 2, 2017

John "Calvin" King, 69, of Raleigh, went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, November 2, 2017 surrounded by family and friends at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Calvin was born November 21, 1947 in Rocky Mount, NC. He was a graduate of Red Oak High School, Pitt Community College and was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was employed as a Product Engineer with Alcatel-Lucent and in the...
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Alford Joseph Squires

September 14, 1937 - November 2, 2017

Alford Joseph "Joe" Squires, Sr., 80, of Newport, NC, passed away peacefully at home on November 2, 2017. He was born on September 14, 1937 in Apex, NC to the late Harvey McClellan Squires and the late Ruby Mae King Squires. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad in 1984 after 18 years of service. He was also a Seaman Recruit in the US Navy Ready Reserves from 1958-1962. Most people remember...
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Dawn Marie Nagel

July 29, 1971 - November 1, 2017

Dawn Marie Nagel, 46, of Cary, formerly of Buffalo, NY died Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at her home in Cary after a long illness.Dawn was born July 29, 1971 in Buffalo, NY. She was a graduate of D'Youville College and was employed as a physical therapist for Erie County Medical Center and most recently the Duke Raleigh Hospital. Dawn's passion was loving and raising her two boys. She was a...
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Ann Beckwith Goodwin

December 23, 1938 - October 31, 2017

Ann Beckwith Goodwin, 78, passed away on October 31, 2017. Ann was born to the late Rastus Beckwith and Laura Upchurch Beckwith in Chatham Co., NC on December 23, 1938.A graveside service to celebrate her life will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 2 p.m., Ebenezer UMC Cemetery, 724 Beaver Creek Rd., Apex, NC. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Ebenezer UMC...
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Rosemarie Bailey

June 5, 1932 - October 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Gerald Erwin Scheetz

November 28, 1932 - October 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Lois Wesley Ventura

August 13, 1923 - October 28, 2017

Lois Wesley Johnson Ventura, 94, of Morrisville, NC, formerly of Thomasville, GA died Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Morningside of Raleigh. Lois was born in Wake County, NC to the late Wesley Brock Johnson and Georgia Wood Johnson. She was employed with Woolworth retiring with over 40 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Ventura; and seven siblings, Leone, Gladys,...
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Justin Blake Batdorff

January 27, 1981 - October 28, 2017

On October 28, 2017, Justin Blake Batdorff passed away suddenly at the age of 36 years. Justin, a beloved son, brother, father, grandson, and friend, will be lovingly remembered by all of those who were blessed to have known and loved him during his life. Justin's caring heart, generous spirit, loving soul, and infectious laugh will never be forgotten and will always be cherished by his family...
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Lucien Paul Boucher

March 30, 1952 - October 26, 2017

Lucien (Lou) Paul Boucher, 65, of Holly Springs, NC, formerly of Palm Springs, CA, died Thursday, October 26, 2017 at his home in Holly Springs, NC. Lou was born March 30, 1952 in Manchester, NH to the late Roger Gerard Boucher and Laurianne Malo Boucher. Lou is survived by his wife of 40 years, Juliette Francoise Beaudoin Boucher; son, Michael Ducharme and wife Pam; daughter, Nancy Ann and...
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Grace Meredith Pooley Lisk

April 13, 1976 - October 24, 2017

Grace Meredith Pooley Lisk, 41, of Fuquay Varina, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at her home in Fuquay Varina. Grace was born on April 13, 1976 in Raleigh. She was a graduate of Apex High School and attended Western Carolina University and East Carolina University. She was co-founder and sales manager of Contract Carpets. Grace is survived by her son, Johnathan Pooley; parents, John Eugene...
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Leonard Stilo

September 30, 1925 - October 24, 2017

Leonard "Len" Stilo, age 92, of Apex, North Carolina, formally of South Plainfield, NJ, passed away Tuesday October 24, 2017 at Brittany Place of Searstone Retirement Community. Mr. Stilo was born on September 30th, 1925 in Perth Amboy, NJ and was the son of the late Dominic Stilo and Julia DeFillipo Stilo. Len was raised in South Plainfield, NJ where he graduated from North Plainfield High...
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Raymond Troy Doty

October 17, 1924 - October 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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Dorothy Mae Horton

March 4, 1935 - October 23, 2017

Dorothy Mae Horton, 82, of Apex, died Monday, October 23, 2017 at WakeMed Cary Hospital. Dorothy was born March 4, 1935 in Jasper County, SC to the late Andrew and Lilly Lamb Mosley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoil Lee Horton; many brothers and sisters; and extended granddaughter, Jessie Johnson. Dorothy is survived by her son, Joey Horton and wife, Claudia; daughter, Nicole...
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Casville Marion Callahan

July 8, 1925 - October 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Apex Funeral Home, Apex, North Carolina.
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William Currie

December 19, 1957 - October 20, 2017

William Currie, 59, passed away on October 20, 2017. William was born to the late Calvin Currie and Thelma Byrd Currie in Wake Co, NC on December 19, 1957. William will be dearly missed. His love for fishing, hunting, and cooking will carry on in his memory with his family and friends. William's smile will not leave our hearts, because it showed his joy of life. He is survived by his loving...
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Mary Helen Nemecek

August 22, 1937 - October 19, 2017

Mary Helen Nemecek, 80, died on Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was born to Andrew and Kathleen (McKenna) Smith on August 22, 1937 in Athy, County Kildare, Ireland, the fifth of six children. After a happy childhood, she left Ireland at age 20 to join her two older sisters in New York City. It was there that she met the love of her life, Dominik "Don" Nemecek, who had...
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Virginia Carmela Locke

May 4, 1936 - October 19, 2017

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John Walton Crawford

November 4, 1957 - October 19, 2017

There are a few things in life you just don't ever want to do; grab a toy dinosaur out of a dirty toilet, eat a cheerio out of a child's diaper, and write the obituary of the man who made me who I am today. This past weekend, we were blessed with a weekend at the beach, a beach trip full of memories, of fun, of laugher, and of Dad reeling in a "monster fish" as described by his favorite...
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Kylo Agustin Balan

October 12, 1994 - October 19, 2017

Kylo Agustin Balan, 23, of Apex, passed away on October 19, 2017 after a life long battle with heart disease. He was born on October 12, 1994 to Roberto and Aileen (Agustin) Balan.Kylo was a graduate of Holly Springs High School Class of 2012 then pursued his Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance at UNC-Chapel Hill . He loved music and made it his career by teaching others. More importantly...
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Linda Joyce Horton

August 22, 1945 - October 16, 2017

Linda Joyce Olive Horton, 72, of Apex, died Monday, October 16, 2017 at WakeMed Cary Hospital. Linda was born in Lee County, NC to Robert and Elizabeth Harris Olive. She was a graduate of Apex High School and was employed as a loan officer with Suntrust Bank for over 42 years. Linda was a member of Apex Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Olive. Linda is survived...
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Howard Ronald Scott

November 5, 1946 - October 16, 2017

Born November 5th 1946, Howard Ronald Scott was the middle son of Bernice Roane Scott and Russell Finley Scott. He was raised in Richmond, VA with his brothers and many relatives. Howard attended Maggie Walker High School where he played baseball and football. After high school, he attended Norfolk State University and graduated with a B.S. degree in industrial engineering.Howard taught...
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Geraldine Werner

August 21, 1937 - October 11, 2017

Geraldine Werner, 80, passed away on October 11, 2017. She was born in Queens, New York.She is survived by sons, Joseph Werner and wife Laura, of Cary, NC and James Werner and wife Barbara, of Westwood, NJ; daughter, Jacqueline Werner of Allamuchy, NJ; grandchildren, Jack and Timothy Werner, Erik and Jamie Werner and Michael and Nicholas Macaione; She was preceded in death by her beloved husband,...
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Thurman Prince

September 14, 1923 - October 9, 2017

Thurman "Tom" Prince September 14, 1923 - October 9, 2017Thurman "Tom" Prince was born September 14, 1923 to Charlie and Geneva Prince in Varina, NC.Tom was a kind and gentle man who never met a stranger. He loved to fish and spend time outside. Tom was a friendly man who loved to joke around and always had a smile that matched his personality. He especially enjoyed his time spent with his...
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Joyce E. Jones

July 8, 1934 - October 9, 2017

Joyce E. Jones, 83, of Apex, died Monday, October 9, 2017 at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh. Joyce was born July 8, 1934 to the late Ernest Jones and Flossie Morgan Jones. She was a graduate of Apex High School and worked for Liggett & Myers retiring with over 30 years of service. Joyce was also involved in farming for a majority of her life. Joyce was preceded in death by her sister, Doris Jones...
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Robert Michael Lowery

May 22, 1959 - October 8, 2017

Robert Michael Lowery, 58, of New Hill, died tragically on Saturday, October 8, 2017.Robert was born May 22, 1959 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He was a graduate of Apex High School and owner of R&J Mechanical and Welding Service in Apex for over 32 years. Robert was preceded in death by his father, Rossie "Bud" Lowery. He is survived by his wife, Laralyn Hodges Lowery; mother, Eva...
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Kerry Wynne Sullivan

September 16, 1965 - October 7, 2017

Kerry Wynne Sullivan, 52, of Cary, died Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Wilmington, NC. Kerry was born September 16, 1965 in Denver, CO to David William O'Boyle, III and Harryl Hyman O'Boyle. She was a graduate of Lakewood High School in Lakewood, CO and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. She began her career as a Professional Chemical Engineer working in environmental remediation...
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Edita Isaac

June 20, 1927 - October 7, 2017

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Michael John McCarthy

December 17, 1954 - October 6, 2017

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Glenn Steven Lundberg

December 16, 1951 - October 4, 2017

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Mary N. Knott

September 17, 1940 - October 4, 2017

Mary N. Knott, 77, of Apex, NC left her earthly life to enter her Eternal life on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017. Mary leaves behind her loving husband of 57 years, Robert "Bob" Knott of the home; daughter Pam Hallyburton and husband, Sam of Marion; son David Knott and wife, Nancy of Wilmington; granddaughter Bailey Chu and husband Doug Wilson of Greensboro; granddaughter Lauren Patin and husband...
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