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Good, Fred John - Walterboro  
Fred John Good Fred John Good, 90, widower of Selma Sally Ann Gilshenan Good, of Walterboro, SC, formerly of Beaufort, SC passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at the Veteran Victory House. A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 2 pm in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Fred was born on September 2, 1924 in Staten Island, NY to the late Fred Thomas Good and Eva Good. He served our country in the Navy and retired from the United States Marine Corps. He attended Black Creek Baptist Church. He is survived by one son, Paul W. Good (Linda) of Bluffton, SC one daughter, Patricia Ann Attardi of NY and two grandchildren Kailin Good and Rachel Attardi. Fred is preceded in death by his wife, Sally, his parents, and three sons, Fred Good, Raymond Good and John Good. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to a charity of one's choice. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
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Published in The Island Packet on Aug. 27, 2015
Hammons, James - Beaufort  
James Harvey Hammons James Harvey Hammons of St. Helena Island, South Carolina (and formerly of Charleston, West Virginia) died on August 17, 2015 at the age of 83 after a long illness. His wife of 53 years, Norma DeMary Hammons, was at his side. Harvey was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 2, 1932 to Marion F. and Jimmie Lou Hammons. He graduated as valedictorian of Jonesboro High School at the age of 16. He went on to travel the world with the United States Navy where friends encouraged him to go to college after his service. Harvey attended the George Institute of Technology and graduated magna cum laude with a BS degree in chemical engineering. He moved to Charleston, West Virginia to take a job with Union Carbide Corporation where he worked for more than 30 years, later serving as a consultant with John Brown Engineering. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from West Virginia University. In Charleston, he met and married Norma Jean DeMary with whom he raised two children, Anne Michele Hammons Aunins and James H. Hammons, Jr. He was a member of Christ Church United Methodist. Harvey had wide ranging interests from opera to gardening, astronomy, bird watching, singing, wine making, following the stock market, cheering for Georgia Tech's and West Virginia's sports teams, tennis, croquet and waging battle against woodpeckers. He was a great dancer. He approached life with a delightfully wry and sharp sense of humor. Harvey made friends easily and was a devoted husband and father and a true southern gentleman. He is survived by his wife Norma of St. Helena Island, South Carolina; his son Jim of Cambridge, Massachusetts; his daughter Anne and her husband John G. Aunins and their three children, Thomas, Benjamin and Emily of Newton Massachusetts; his sister Doris Powell of Columbus, Georgia; his brother- and sister-in-law John and Kathryn DeMary of Shinnston, West Virginia; and four nephews and one niece. The family would like to thank the volunteers and staff of Friends of Caroline Hospice, the Alzheimer's Association and NHC Bluffton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of Caroline Hospice, 1110 13th Street, Port Royal, SC 29935 or the Alzheimer's Association ( www.alz.org ). A celebration of life will be held at the Dataw Island Club, St. Helena Island, South Carolina, at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, 2015. A Memorial Mass will also be said at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shinnston, West Virginia, on September 25, 2015. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
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Published in The Island Packet on Aug. 26, 2015
Hodgkins, Al  
Alfred Hodgkins Alfred "Al" Harrington Hodgkins, 86, of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (formerly of Scituate Massachusetts) passed away on July 24, 2015 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. A Musical Memorial Celebration of Al's life will be held on Hilton Head Island on a date to be determined. Al was born in Quincy, Massachusetts to Donald and Helen Hodgkins on August 20, 1928. He attended Quincy High School and graduated in 1946. He served as a Tech Sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1954. He married the love of his life, Jean Louise MacKenzie, on May 16, 1953 in Quincy, Massachusetts. He worked as a Technical Writer and Industrial Film Producer for several companies, including IBM, Hewlett Packard and Raytheon for 30 years. He then began a career as an actor and voice-over artist. His most notable films were Mystic Pizza, The Verdict, and Mermaids. He was a member of the South Shore Choral Arts Society, the choir at the FTCC Church in Scituate and played vibraphone in the band, Olde Kids on the Block. He and his wife relocated to Hilton Head, South Carolina in 2005. He played Vibraphone in the Hilton Head Plantation Big Band until his passing. Al is survived by his loving wife, Jean Louise MacKenzie Hodgkins, his children Richard and Mary Hodgkins, Daniel and Susan Hodgkins, Gail Hodgkins Smith and Joseph Perry, and Beth Hodgkins Green. He left behind 10 grandchildren: Aprile Hodgkins, Kathryn Hodgkins, Sabrina Perry, Brianna Hodgkins, Timothy Polyak, Anna Hodgkins, Michael Green, Nicholas Polyak, Christopher Polyak, and Julia Polyak. He is preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Helen Hodgkins, and brothers George and Robert Hodgkins. The Island Funeral Home and Crematory. theislandfuneralhome.com .
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Published in The Island Packet from July 28 to Aug. 28, 2015
Johnson, Sara Jane  
Sara Jane (Sally) Whitcomb Johnson Sally died on Friday, August 21 ,2015 in her home at TidePointe, Hilton Head lsland, in the company and comfort of her family, friends, neighbors and with the compassion of the Hospice Care of the Low Country. She had incurred a "massive ischemic stroke" earlier in the week, following a long and progessive history of congestive heart failure. She was 85 years old. She was born on April 2, 1930, the only daughter of Dr. Clarence A. and Jean McClellan Whitcomb, in Philadelphia, PA. She was an alumna of the Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA, of Rosemary Hall, Greenwich, CN, class of 1949 and of Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, class of 1953. She was predeceased by her parents and her two brothers, Jarred and Joel Whitcomb. Sally is survived by her husband of 61 years, Charles (Charlie) A. Johnson, of Hilton Head lsland: by her four children, Ethan W. Johnson (Beth) of Coral Gables, FL, Julie E. Morrison (Richard) of Harpswell. ME, Eben O. Johnson (Sarah) of Longmont, CO and Phoebe R. Martin (Scott) of Flowery Branch, GA; by her eight grandchildren and by her fourteen year-old greyhound- Max, good boy! For her whole life, Sally had two major interests - her family and needlework, and two minor interests - tennis and her Yamaha motor scooter. She and Charlie followed his career in international finance and travel from Washington, DC, to New York, NY, to Brussels, Belgium (for 23 years), to Marathon. FL (in retirement) and finally to Hilton Head lsland in 1996. Throughout that time she was successful in overseeing the education and moral development of her children while inspiring in them a joy of living. As for her needlewofk, she was a graduate of the Elsa Williams School, West Townsend, MA and the Royal School of Needlework, London, England, and tought classes of embroidery, quilting and knitting in Princeton, Brussels, Marathon and Hilton Head lsland, Her career in needlework was capped in 1981 when she commuted weekly to London during the sewing of Lady Diana's wedding dress at the Royal School of Needlework. Her love of tennis stemmed from her school days and from trouncing her husband on their Honeymoon. He fished and played golf thereafter. Her love for her motor scooter stemmed from not having to pedal it. A private gathering of the family will be organized at home later in the year, and any memorial contributions should be sent (tax deductible) to the Hospice Care of the Lowcountry or the TidePointe Community Educational Fund. The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the finishing touches.
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Published in The Island Packet on Aug. 25, 2015
KARLYK, LINDA ELIZABETH - Beaufort  
Linda Elizabeth Karlyk In Loving Memory Linda Elizabeth Karlyk November 3, 1960 - August 23, 2015 Linda was born in Syracuse NY, the youngest daughter of Jane & Walter Boruszewski. She had two sisters Irene and Teresa. She was married to David Karlyk for 9 lovely years. She had two sons, Keith and Tim Brutcher and a daughter-in-law Shelly Brutcher with two grandsons Logan and Tanner Brutcher. She was an active member of the Rotary Club of the Lowcountry -Beaufort and Capa of Beaufort. She enjoyed traveling,taking photos, and helping the community. She will be remembered for her love and kindness towards everyone she knew. Visitation will be held at Anderson Funeral Home Thursday, August 27th from 5 to 7 PM. The Funeral Service will be held at Sea Island Presbyterian Church on Friday, August 28 at 10 AM followed by a graveside service at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
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Published in The Island Packet on Aug. 26, 2015
MORRIS, STEPHEN M.  
Stephen M. Morris Stephen M. Morris, 77, of Bluffton, SC and formerly of Reston, VA, died August 25, 2015 surrounded by family at Hospice of Charleston in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Mr. Morris was born February 3, 1938, in New York, New York, the son of the late Lester Jay and Gladys Newman Morris. After completing high school, Mr. Morris attended Alfred University, graduating with a degree in ceramic engineering. He served in the Army National Guard and, after completing his service, was employed by IBM in New York and, later Manassas, VA. Projects of note include development of the tiles later used to protect space craft from burning up upon re-entry into the earth's atmosphere. In the early 1970's his interest in finance led him to the fledgling Financial Planning field where he became one of the first Certified Financial Planners to graduate from the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Co. Later he was a curriculum advisor and wrote a weekly column for the Reston Times and hosted a cable TV show on money management. Steve was a frequent speaker on financial planning topics nationally at CFP meetings and in Washington, DC for the American Association of Individual Investors. Later roles include, 401-k implementation and management for the National Automobile Dealers Association, benefit plan management at Freddie Mac, MacLean, VA and the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC. In retirement Steve continued a small consulting practice and moved to Bluffton, SC. He studied and earned certification from the Gemological Institute. But, of all his accomplishments, none made him prouder then his writing. Under the pen name of "Uncle Steve" he published three books containing collections: Catwhiskers, Winnies Story and Poems. Steve is survived by his wife of 23 years, Sherry, children Andrew and Jonathan, Step-children Katie and Andrew, Sister Elizabeth (Beth) and nine grandchildren. Services will be held at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton, SC 29910 on Thursday, August 27, at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations should be directed to Curtis Yarlott, Executive Director, St. Labre Indian School, Ashland, MT 59004-1001, as a memorial donation from Stephen M. Morris.
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Published in The Island Packet on Aug. 27, 2015
Pontecelli, Ernesto Christopher  
Ernesto Christopher PontecelliErnesto 'Ernie" Pontecelli, 77 years old, of Port Royal entered into his eternal life with Christ on Thursday May 21, 2015. He passed away  peacefully at his home surrounded by family and loving hospice caregivers after a long battle with cancer. He was the husband of the late Elaine Pontecelli. Ernesto was born in New Bedford, MA on December 15, 1938, the son of the late Ernesto Robinson and Margaret Pontes. He had just relocated to Port Royal in 2013 from Massachusetts, with his wife Elaine. He is survived by two step children and their families, which he always considered his own; Kevin Palmer of Acushnet, MA along with his wife Annette Palmer, and Lori Palmer of Saint Helena Island, SC along with her fiance Keith Opozda. Grandchildren include Kyle and Eric Palmer of Massachusetts, Alex Opozda of South Carolina and great-grand daughter Emilee of Massachusetts. Extended family includes his Aunt Martina Cooper of TN; cousins David Cooper of TN, Cindy Brunat of FL, and Marty Sangastiano of NJ. Ernesto served in the Army, defending his country in Vietnam from 1956 to 1962 as a Marksman. He had a long later career as a truck driver for Pray Trucking out of Seekonk, MA. Once retired, he loved to just take time and relax watching television or spending time with his wife, dog and cat. Ernesto loved to make people laugh and was always ready to crack a joke at the drop of a hat. His hospice nurses and caregivers had quite a good time with him his last few months, he always made them laugh and feel comfortable. His family would like to thank the hospice caregivers through the VA, THA Hospice Group caregivers and nurses, and his personal caregivers for the amazing effort they gave to assure he had the best care possible the last few months of his life. Graveside services will be held Friday July 31, 2015 at 11:00 at Beaufort National Cemetery. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.
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Published in The Island Packet from July 28 to Aug. 28, 2015
Richardson, Brian Cecil  
Brian Cecil RichardsonBrian Cecil Richardson, 57, of Early Branch, SC passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Beaufort, SC. He was born in Aiken, SC on June 12, 1958 to the late Herbert Martin and Maryann Pinckney Richardson. He was a Palmetto Electric Cooperative lineman for 27 years. He was raised a Catholic at St. Andrews Catholic Church, he loved his family and the great outdoors. He is survived by his loving companion, Robin Darleen Moore; two sons, Daniel C. Tubbs Jr. (Susan Rahn) of Varnville, SC and Quentin S. Tubbs of Dover, Delaware; one daughter, Sommer Bacon (Robert) of Ridgeland, SC; one brother, Ronald Richardson of Charleston, SC; one grandson, Michael Allen Bacon; his pet blue heeler mix, Sally; several aunts, uncles, a niece, a nephew, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Laverne Rooker and his grandparents, Frampton and Maggie Richardson and William and Mae´ Pinckney. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Ebenezer Cemetery, Yemassee, SC. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 6:30 pm til 8:00 pm with a 7:30 pm Rosary Service at Sauls Funeral Home, 310 W. Adams St., Ridgeland.
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Published in The Island Packet from July 28 to Aug. 28, 2015
Sheets, Daniel - Benton  
Daniel J. Sheets Daniel J. Sheets seventy one years of age born June 7, 1944, died Sunday morning, August 23, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Nancy (Mescher) Sheets of Benton TN. His daughters, Kelly (Sheets) Singletary of Beaufort SC, Holly (Sheets)& James McPherson of Lawrenceville GA. His sister, Bernadine (Sheets) Niekamp of Rossburg OH. His Aunt, Antoinette (Gehl) King of Dayton, Oh. Dan left behind three grandchildren; Daniel Kobe Singletary, Brandon Arthur McPherson, and Mary Margaret Jeannine McPherson. His is preceded in death by his parents; Arthur & Leona (Gehl) Sheets of Beamsville, OH, his brother. John E Sheets of Greenvile OH, and sister, Barbara Sheets of Boston, MA. Dan retired from Minster Machine Company after 37 years of service. He was a member of Saint Therese of Cleveland, TN. And a member of the Knights of Columbus. Mass of Memorial burial will be held at 10:30 on Friday August 28,2015 at Saint Louis Catholic Church in North Star, OH. The family will receive friends and family starting at 9am on Friday.
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Published in The Island Packet on Aug. 27, 2015
Sisk, Marion Claire  
Marion Claire Sisk Marion Claire Sisk, 87, of Hilton Head Island, SC died Saturday, August 22, 2015 at NHC in Bluffton, SC. She was born March 30, 1928 in Michigan, daughter of the late Reginald and Sarah (Pendleton) Murphy. After graduating from Marygrove College in Michigan, Marion taught kindergarten. She married Carl Sisk in 1950 and they retired to Hilton Head Island in 1987. Marion was an accomplished violinist and a member of the Hilton Head Island Symphony Orchestra. She was very active at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church as a lecturer and Eucharistic Minister. Marion loved traveling, especially with her family. Marion enjoyed reading, playing tennis, golfing and meeting up with her friends on Hilton Head Island for coffee. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister, Jackie Greer. Marion is survived by her children, Karen Brosch of Clinton Twp, MI, Kathy (Bob) Aulds of Portage, MI, Margaret (Chris) Czachowski of Flagstaff, AZ, Maureen (Jim) Lohmeier of Bozeman, MT, and Mary Ellen (Jeff) Welcher of Iron Mountain, MI. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, her sister Lois (Don) MacLaren, and many nieces, nephews and a long-time friend, Mary Lou Cline. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, August 29, 2015 at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church at 10:30 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org The Island Funeral Home and Crematory. theislandfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Island Packet on Aug. 27, 2015
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