Obituaries - October 1, 2013
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 11:00 AM
Mary Lynn Craig
Mary Lynn Scott Craig, 87, of Ghent, Ky., died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at the Gallatin Health Care Center in Warsaw, Ky.
She was born May 12, 1926, in Carrollton, Ky., to Edward S. II and Lillian Smith Scott. She was a graduate of Carrollton High School. She worked as a nurse's aid in Louisville, Ky., before becoming a mother. She later worked in the office of Davis & Craig Marathon in Ghent, Ky., a business owned by her husband and his brother in-law. After that business closed she began helping at the Ghent Post Office. She enjoyed spending time with her family, church and community. She also enjoyed flowers. She was a life-long member of the Ghent Baptist Church, teaching the children's Sunday school class and vacation Bible school. She was a member of the Ghent Younger Women's Club and was active in the Ghent Parent Teacher Association.
She is survived by two daughters, Vicki Lynn Harmon of Mesa, Ariz., and Retta Lykins of Ghent, Ky.; two sons, Bill Craig of Nazareth, Pa., and Ed Craig of Smiths Grove, Ky.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Bill Craig, who died July 19, 2013; her parents; and one brother, Edward S. Scott III.
A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ghent Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Ghent Baptist Church, P.O. Box 457, Ghent, KY 41045.
Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.
Patricia Anne "Pat" Wegenka Laskowski, 82, of Madison, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover.
She was born July 20, 1931, in South Bend, to Walter and Blanche Napieralski Wegenka. She was raised in South Bend and was a 1949 graduate of South Bend Central High School. She was employed with the South Bend Community School as a secretary for 25 years. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Parish for many years in South Bend. She resided in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for three years to be near her son and when they moved to Indianapolis she followed them there. In Indianapolis she worked as a secretary at Asphalt Materials for eight years. Her son moved to Madison and Pat followed in 1995. She then began working at the Beta House at Hanover College as a cook for five years and as a cook for Pope John Day Care for a couple of years. She was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Madison and served as treasurer of the King's Daughters' Dorcas Circle. She enjoyed cooking, and caring for her family.
She is survived by three sons, John Laskowski of Bloomington, Michael Laskowski of Madison and Daniel Laskowski of Carmel; one sister, Mary Jane Fowler of Brewster, N.Y.; two brothers, Chester Wegenka of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., and Daniel Wegenka of Watervliet, Mich.; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Laskowski Jr., whom she married May 24, 1952, and who died Nov. 2, 1961; one son, Thomas Laskowski; her father, who died July 8, 1972; her mother, who died March 15, 1982; three brothers, Robert Wegenka, Walter Wegenka and Frank Wegenka; and one sister, Rita Csenar.
Funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Home on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The King's Daughters' Circle will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The rosary will be said at 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Pope John Day Care or the Lake County Florida Down Syndrome Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.
Virginia Maude McDole McDowell, 85, of Madison, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.
Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.
Mary Frances Sturgeon Moore, 78, of Vevay, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
She was born Feb. 22, 1935, in Crittenden, Ky., to Oakland Sturgeon and Lucille Seay Cuneo. She was raised and attended school in Ohio County. She retired in 1995 as an inspector and trimmer at the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay, after 25 years of service. She was a member of the U.S. Shoe 210 Organization. She was a member of Ebenezer Wesleyan Church and attended Trinity Holiness Church. She had resided in Vevay since 1962. She enjoyed gardening, scrapbooking and dancing.
She is survived by one daughter, Debbie Moore of Verona, Ky.; two sons, Walter Kelley of Spokane, Wash., and Rickey Kelley of Columbus; one brother, Fred Cuneo of Moores Hill; two sisters, Joann Broadus of Madison and Faye Raisor of Milan; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Kelley, whom she married Sept. 6, 1953, and who died in 1983; her husband, Thurman Moore, whom she married July 11, 1971; her parents; one brother, Harry Cuneo; and two sisters, Norma Carrier and Doris Staulback
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 11 a.m. until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Paralyzed Veterans of America. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.haskellandmorrison.com.
Roberta Geraldine "Gerry" Shadday Riley, 90, of Madison, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Jewel House in Madison.
She was born Nov. 3, 1922, in Bennington, to Hubert Dale and Edith Mabel Demaree Shadday. She resided one year in Switzerland County before the family moved to Jefferson County. She was a 1939 graduate of Central High School. While her husband served in World War II, she went to work sewing at Meese Manufacturing. She later began employment with the U.S. Shoe Corp. in 1957, working as a stitcher and then a line foreman until 1973. She and her husband bought a farm on Scotch Ridge and resided there from 1948 to 1976. In 1976, she began employment with Reliance Electric, retiring in 1985. She moved to the Key Addition in Madison in 1976. She and her husband enjoyed antiques and operated a small business at their home buying, refinishing and selling antiques. She worked with Glesings Greenhouse in Madison and then in the activities department with Madison Heritage Senior Apartments. She was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church since 1948, playing the piano for worship and serving as a Sunday school teacher for many years. She was also a member of the American Baptist Women. She served as treasurer for the Macedonia Cemetery Association for many years. She was a member King's Daughters' Dorcas Circle and served as past president and was as a state officer. She was a volunteer for King's Daughters' Hospital and Health Services for many years working in the Gift Shop. She enjoyed music and playing her piano, antiques, history, sewing, gardening, volunteering and caring for her family.
She is survived by two daughters, Carol Jean Poling of Madison and Norma Sutherland of Hanover; three granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one uncle; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Riley, whom she married Sept. 6, 1940, and who died Sept. 18, 1984; twin daughters, who died Aug. 17, 1941; her father, who died Feb. 12, 1972; her mother, who died July 13, 1987; and two brothers, Gerald E. Shadday, who died Aug. 18, 1969, and Louis E. Shadday, who died Dec. 17, 2007.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Macedonia Baptist Church near Moorefield. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday from noon until the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Macedonia Cemetery Association or Macedonia Baptist Church. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.