James Calabris

James Franklyn “Jimmy” Calabris, 74, of Madison, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at the Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville, Indiana after a lengthy illness.

He was born Nov. 18, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Frank and Virginia Torch Calabris and was raised in Ashtabula, Ohio. He was raised in the Catholic faith. He was first united in marriage to Debra and this union was blessed with two daughters. He worked for Rockwell International in Ashtabula for 20 years and then transferred to the Louisville plant where he worked for eight years retiring as a tool fabricator. On Jan. 30, 1987, he married Linda Kay Thompson. In his early life, he was a boxer with Golden Gloves, played baseball and loved music. He played lead guitar in many bands and enjoyed teaching guitar.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Kay Thompson Calabris of Madison; his daughters, Gina Marie Calabris of Indianapolis, Monica Jean Calabris of Boston, Massachusetts; his stepson, Jimmy Wilson Milton, Kentucky; his stepdaughter, Tonya Bell Hanover, Indiana; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; a sister, Jeanie Tyson of Albany, Georgia; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother; his brother, Michael Burke; and his sister, Janet Dorough.

Services will be Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at 7 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Friends may call Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor’s Choice. Cards are available at the funeral homes. Online condolences may go to http://www.morgan-nay.com/

Mary Nell Peak

Mary Nell Peak, 84, of Bedford, Kentucky, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2018, at The University of Louisville Hospital in Jefferson County.

She was born Nov. 11, 1933, in Bedford, the daughter of Clarence Egerton and Rena Stark Egerton. She was one of four children raised in Kentucky who kept a close bond into adulthood. She was a graduate of Trimble County High School. She worked as a secretary for the Cooperative Extension Office. She was a member of Bedford Baptist Church. She was a collector of many things, but she especially loved Longaberger Baskets. She loved shopping with her sisters. She also enjoyed playing cards with friends, typically Rook.

She is survived by four daughters, Trudy Louden of Pendleton, Kentucky, Connie Stewart of Madison, Cindy Stamper of Louisville and Tammi Hatton of Milton, Kentucky; one sister Lucille Luker of Louisville; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Peak, whom she married in 1952; one brother, Edward Egerton; one sister, Peggy Bruther; and one granddaughter.

The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford. Burial will take place privately at Bedford Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Jack Schurick

Jackie (Jack) Lynn Schurick died Oct. 21, 2018 at Dearborn County Hospital.

He and his brother owned their own construction/painting business and worked mostly in downtown Madison remodeling and painting houses and some historical building. He loved Halloween. If you went trick or treating on the west end of downtown Madison in the 1990s, then you probably walked through the haunted house that he and his family put together every year. He enjoyed doing it and loved the response and compliments they received.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda (Burchfield) Schurick; his mother, Emily C. Schurick; four brothers, Kenneth, Dan and Steve Shurick and Jeff Bailey; two sisters, Terri Burchfield and Ranee Fischer; his daughters, Kelly Berry, Jessica Shackelford, Crystal Davenport, Brandy Cable, Maranda Slack; his son, Charles Schurick; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Paul F. Schurick and brother, Charles Ray Schurick.

There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Salvation Army in Madison.