Friday, May 28, 2010

He danced AND he whistled. A happy soul, indeed.

Harold loved his family and friends with all of his heart, and he was a very happy soul.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

I always find this phenomenon fascinating, don't you?

The two were married August 30, 1950. That union lasted sixty years until their death just 3 days apart.

Read more about Gerda Christine Janis.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

And yet another great way to go!

Plainfield - On May 15, 2010, at approximately 1:11 p.m., Kathy Lynn Kelsey Ezzel Minzy, of 300 Black Hill Rd., Plainfield, passed from this earth to other spiritual levels leaving her body surrounded by family and friends.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Played golf in winter? Now that's avid!

His hobbies, according to a thumbnail sketch he wrote some years ago, included golf, reading (mostly history), and "chasing after grandchildren." He chased his nine "little monsters" around tennis courts, golf courses, beaches, and museums; a trip to "Grampy and Nana's" by out-of-towners often included a visit to the Mystic Aquarium. He was an avid golfer until just a month before he passed away. In winter, he and his most hardy friends would play in ski caps, long johns, and neck warmers. They insisted that everyone hit their short putts, particularly when the temporary greens were icy.

Read more about the life of Paul Ives Bartholet here.

Friday, May 21, 2010

I know the feeling ...

After graduating from Fitch High School in 1940, he attended the University of Connecticut, but "found the academic environment too hostile".

Thursday, May 20, 2010

It's the simple pleasures that count.

A lovely lady, she enjoyed her outings; in particular her 'breakfast club' at Tim Horton's, her grinders at Bluff Point and her fun at the casino's.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Um, yeah, that'd be me. You?

Bernard Schoenbaum, who in hundreds of cartoons in The New Yorker needled the relatively affluent, the media-conscious, the irony-besotted and the socially competitive — in other words, the readers of The New Yorker — died on May 7 at his home in Whitestone, Queens. He was 89.

Friday, May 14, 2010

"She had the heart of a lion and magic in her soul"

New London - Mary Delome, 78, a feisty and wonderful lady, who lived at 149 Huntington St., New London, died on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at Beechwood Manor.

Sounds like my kinda gal!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Nothing wrong with that!

He enjoyed boating, sailing, gardening, photography, traveling, tinkering and reading the 'funnies' every day.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Particularly good to remember these days ...

George was an avid Boston Red Sox fan who cherished every time the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees, and especially the series where Boston beat New York for the pennant.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Romantic? You be the judge

After a three-year separation, Nancy C. Spear has accepted the invitation to join her husband, Robert M. Spear, in Heaven on May 5th, 2010. A fifty-six year romance that started in April 1951 is now complete.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Someone certainly knew how to live ... and die. Mercy!

Debby Lynn Underwood Gross danced her way into heaven on Sunday, April 25, 2010.

Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at the home of David and Toni Lewis in Fort Worth. Forgo the bad organ music and somber routine. Let's raise a glass, deliver our best jokes, tell some stories, stir it up and laugh. She expects old fashioned home cookin' funeral food! If you try to sneak chain restaurant brown gravy or powdered potatoes into the party, we will hurt you. Also, please don't ask us when you can pick up your covered dishes. We're keeping them! Dates are encouraged as long as you are not too closely related. Two-drink minimum. Smoke 'em if ya got 'em.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Life's a bitch when you lose your chicken-sexing skill

But in the 1960s, Whitehead suffered a blow when his chicken-sexing skill became outmoded by technology.

Life's a bitch when you lose your chicken-sexing skill

But in the 1960s, Whitehead suffered a blow when his chicken-sexing skill became outmoded by technology.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Yet another way to go

Peggy B. (Sebastian) Cornish, 75, of 149 Huntington St., New London, passed on to greatness on April 28, 2010.

Read more about this Native American here.