Friday, April 19, 2013
He served in the Canadian Royal Air Force. He worked in the hospitality industry for many years before retirement.
Joseph Ernest Janelle, 96 of Ozone Park, NY passed away on April 17, 2013 in Cumming. Born in Richmond, Quebec he was preceded in death by his 10 brothers and sisters. Mr. Janelle served in the Canadian Royal Air Force. He worked in the hospitality industry for many years before retirement. He is survived by his son, Ernie (Betty) Janelle of Vinings, GA; daughter, Cathy (Rob) Spector of Hicksville, NY; daughter, Lisa (Kent) Mahlke of Alpharetta, GA; son, Norman C. Janelle of Ozone Park, NY; grandchildren, Jennifer (Jon) Wood and Sarah, Catie, and Daniel Mahlke; nephew, Norman Janelle; nieces, Ellen Brewer, Julia Hale, and Suzanne Patterson. A memorial mass will be held Monday, April 29, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Brigid Catholic Church in Johns …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Patch allows anyone to post obituaries for free, of any length, and with as may photos as you like.
When you want your loved one to be remembered, Patch is available to make that personal story accessible to his or her many friends and relatives. Patch allows users to post obituaries for free. We've tried to make it as easy as possible to relay information about the recent death of a loved one to the community. Here is a step-by-step guide for posting a death notice. 1. Log into your Patch account. You'll need to create an account if you don't have one. All you need is an email address to do this. 2. Go to the "News" tab at the top and click on "Announcements." 3. Click on the "Add an Announcement" button. 4. Select the category "Death Notices" 5. Type in the deceased person's name and other information. You could also simply copy and …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Bo Godwin taught Sunday school for 15 years at Johns Creek Baptist Church.
Tuesday, April 9
The following obituary appears on the McDonald & Son Funeral Home & Crematory website: Judson Byron Godwin Jr., 54, passed away Thursday, April 4. To everyone he was known simply as "Bo." He graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University with an Electrical Engineer degree in 1983. Although he graduated from Southern Poly, Bo attended GA Tech also. While there he decided, after never playing organized football, to tryout for the GA Tech football team. He did make the team as a walk-on, and played during the 1979-80 season. His experience at GA Tech made him a lifelong Yellow Jacket fan, for better or worse. During the early phase of Bo's engineering career, he worked for several electrical design firms. He was specifically involved in…
Monday, April 8, 2013
Roswell resident James McHenry attended Haynes Bridge Middle School in Alpharetta; funeral will be in Johns Creek on Wednesday.
Over the weekend, the families of North Fulton students learned the sad news that a local middle school student had been killed over spring break. Former Hillside Elementary student James McHenry was vacationing with his family on Hutchinson Island last week when he was hit by a car Wednesday, April 3, according to a notice sent out by Hillside Principal Maisha Otway over the weekend. "Jamie, as he was called by his friends and family, attended Haynes Bridge Middle School," wrote Otway. "He was a former Hillside student and sibling to our dear [fifth] grade student Emily McHenry." A Channel 5 news report from the area suggests McHenry, 13, had been crossing the road with a friend around 7:25 p.m. when he was struck and killed by a 73-year-…
Friday, March 29, 2013
Hensley will be laid to rest Saturday, March 30 at Green Lawn Cemetery following a funeral in Cumming.
Friday, March 29
Roswell resident Bryan Gene Hensley, 55, died Tuesday, March 26. Hensley, an avid golfer, was the superintendent at River Pines Golf Course in Johns Creek. In his free time, he spent countless hours molding wood and metal to create beautiful pieces that were cherished by family and friends. Born in Asheville, NC, and a member of Cumming First United Methodist Church, Hensley was the son of the late C. Gene and Annabelle Hensley. He is survived by his daughter, Erica Christine Hensley of Atlanta; fiancé, Kristy Thompson of Cumming; brothers, Joe Hensley of Sugar Hill and Scott Hensley of Woodstock; sister, Teresa McDaniel of Grayson; Erica’s mother, Teresa Summers Hensley of Newnan; and an extended loving family. Funeral services will be …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Legendary TV host has died at 82.
Legendary TV host of American Bandstand and New Year's Rockin' Eve, Dick Clark has died at the age of 82, CNN has confirmed. Known not only for his music-themed TV shows that brought a nation together, but also his youthful looks, it's certainly the end of an era - share your thoughts and remembrances here.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
St. Brigid monsignor remembered as someone who 'exuded love."
With a congregation of some 3,700 families, Monsignor Paul Reynolds had "a large flock," said Saint Brigid Catholic Church's deacon, Rev. Leo Gahafer. Reynolds, 72, died at Emory University Hospital on Dec. 18. "He was like my best friend," said Gahafer, who added that he and Reynolds both started at the Johns Creek church around the same time in 2006. He continued, "There's certain people you encounter in a lifetime and you know you are in the presence of somebody special. He was truly a holy man of God. It consumed every fiber of his being. He exuded love. You always felt special when you were around him. You felt like you were the only one there. Over the past four years, I learned so much from just watching him live." Reynolds …