Charleston Obituaries

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  • Monday | via Post and Courier 

    John Zeigler, Charleston poet-philanthropist, dies a...

    John A. Zeigler Jr., one of Charleston's most important cultural ambassadors whose love of poetry and support for the arts defined his public life, died Friday. He was 103.


  • Monday | via NBC29 

    South Carolina flood: Thousands without running water

    President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in South Carolina and ordered federal aid to bolster state a... . Zach Stadelman walks along a flooded street in Wilmington, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.


  • Friday Oct 2 | via The Warwick Advertiser 

    Francis A. Remling

    Francis “Frank” A. Remling entered into rest on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. Frank was a 15-year resident of Warwick before moving to South Carolina in 2014. He is survived by his three children: Richard Remling and his wife, Nancy of Syracuse; Elaine Gliddi and her husband, Nils of Hoboken, N.J.; Karen Conace, her husband, Michael, and grandchildren Lia and Juliana of Charleston, S.C.; a sister Regina and brother Robert; many nieces and nephews.


  • Thursday Oct 1 | via Summerville Journal Scene 

    North Charleston man shot in domestic last month dies

    A North Charleston man died Thursday from a gunshot wound he suffered last month during a domestic incident, according to Dorchester County Sheriff's investigators. Coroner Chris Nisbet said Elijah Tyronne Oliver, 31, of Great Oak Drive, succumbed to his injuries around 8:10 a.m. Thursday.


  • Thursday Oct 1 | via Sky News 

    US Gun Violence: History Of Deadly Shootings

    The shooting at a college in Oregon, where several people have been killed, is part of a grim list in modern US history. Nine black worshippers - six women and three men - were killed by a gunman during a prayer service at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.


  • Tuesday Sep 29 | via Chicago Tribune 

    'Domestic terrorism' in Chicago streets

    Scene of a multi-victim shooting in 5300 block of South Aberdeen Street on Sept. 28, 2015.


  • Tuesday Sep 29 | via Post and Courier 

    Bennett Hospitality donates $50,000 to College of Ch...

    Bennett Hospitality is donating $50,000 to the College of Charleston to establish a new scholarship in the wake of the June shootings that left nine worshippers dead at a downtown church. The “Mother” Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Endowed Scholarship will honor the victims and be awarded to church members and students on the peninsula of Charleston.


  • Saturday Sep 26 | via 


    Patricia Anne Granger Peet passed away at her home in Key West, Florida on Thursday, September 10, 2015 after courageously battling a long illness. Patricia is survived by her husband and soulmate Stephen Peet, her four daughters; Lisa Marie Willett of Fairfield, CT, Cari Anne Hanzl of Charleston, SC, Bridget Peet Conger of Rockville, MD and Deirdre Peet Baule of Chevy Chase, MD and eight wonderful grandchildren.


  • Friday Sep 25 | via The Summerville Journal-Scene 

    Milton Prue Blanchett III

    Milton Prue Blanchett, III, 58, of Charleston, SC, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 20, 2015, after suffering from a heart attack. He was born on Thursday, January 31, 1957, in South Boston, VA, to Edith Williams Blanchett and the late Milton Prue Blanchett, Jr. Milton's family moved to Cheraw, SC, after living ten years in Virginia.


  • Friday Sep 25 | via Charleston Business Journal 

    Lowcountry Biz Boil Sept. 25, 2015

    You miss the most interesting things when you're in a tourist destination like Charleston and trying to take selfies for your friends who aren't having as good of a time as you are.


  • Thursday Sep 24 | via Times Observer 

    Elizabeth Litzinger

    Elizabeth Louise Litzinger, 76, of Grand Valley, PA passed away September 22, 2015 in Charleston, S.C. after a sudden illness. She was born November 20, 1938 in Warren, PA to the late Joseph A. and Dorothy H. Morrison Martin.


  • Thursday Sep 24 | via Charleston City Paper 

    City unveils distribution plan for Mother Emanuel Ho...

    Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. and city officials gathered Thursday to announce a plan for distributing donations made to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund. To date, the city has received approximately $2.8 million for the fund and expects tens of thousands more before the donation window closes at the end of the year.


  • Thursday Sep 24 | via Observer 

    Bonita M. Saletta

    Bonita M. "Bonnie" Saletta, 66, of Fredonia died peacefully Friday morning, September 18, 2015 at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Since 1997, she had been the owner/broker of Midtown Realty in Fredonia.


  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via The Moultrie News 

    Friends rally to support best frienda s family

    Friends of Jody Tolomea are raffling a mountain trip and beach house trip to raise money for the wife and two daughters he left behind after passing away suddenly.


  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via Post and Courier 

    FBI to host situational awareness symposium for hous...

    The FBI will be hosting a situational awareness symposium in Charleston in October to train people in houses of worship how to respond to emergencies. The Columbia Field Office has been hosting symposiums across the state since the June 17 mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church.


  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via SFGate 

    Starbucks falls short after pledging better labor pr...

    In a Wednesday, March 18, 2015 file photo, Holly Ainslie, a barista at a Starbucks store in Seattle writes on a cup for an iced drink as she wears a "Race Together" sticker. Starbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on customers' cups starting Sunday, March 22, 2015, ending as planned a visible component of the company's diversity and racial inequality campaign, according to a memo.


  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via The Kingstree News 

    Marvin McFarlin, I - Greeleyville

    Marvin McFarlin, I – Greeleyville -Marvin Elijah “Duck” McFarlin, I, 54, formerly of Kingstree, died Sunday, August 23, 2015, at his residence in North Charleston. Funeral services, conducted by Elder Tommy Woods and Pastor Mary Woods McFarlin McClam, were held Saturday, August 29, 2015, at St. Mark Holiness Church of Kingstree.


  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via The Kingstree News 

    Daisy Wright, Andrews

    Funeral services for Mrs. Daisy “Blossom” Montgomery Wright, conducted by the Rev. Herman Ford, Jr., were held Friday, August 21, 2015, at Mt.


  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via Post and Courier 

    FBI to hold situational awareness symposium for hous...

    The FBI will hold a situational awareness symposium in Charleston next month to train people in houses of worship how to respond to emergencies such as a potential shooter. The Columbia field office has been holding symposiums across the state since the June 17 mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church.


  • Tuesday Sep 22 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Barbara E. Roberts

    The couple moved to Delaware in 1957 where they raised three children and lived and loved life to the fullest. 'Barb' and 'Juny' moved to Charleston, South Carolina in 1982.