Savannah Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Jul 1 | via SavannahNow 

    Asbury Memorial tribute for 19 slain Savannahians he...

    Eighteen orange ribbons were tied along the fence outside the East Henry Street church Wednesday, each a tribute to a Chatham County resident killed in gun violence this year. As the Rev.

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  • Wednesday Jul 1 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Marie L. Lerch, homemaker

    Marie L. Lerch, a homemaker who was an active member for three decades of the Maryland Colonial Society, died Sunday of a stroke at her North Homeland residence. She was 90. The daughter of Joseph A. Logan II, a civil engineer, and Marie Doolan Logan, a homemaker, the former Marie Therese Logan was born and raised in Savannah, Ga.

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  • Friday Jun 26 | via SavannahNow 

    Espinoza leaves legacy on runners

    Savannah's burgeoning running community is having a hard time dealing with the sudden death of Robert Espinoza but less difficulty describing the immense impact he made as a prolific race director and running store owner the past 13 years. "He has forever changed the landscape of the running community in Savannah and the reputation of what Savannah is in terms of a destination city for runners," his friend and frequent training partner Ernest Ledesma, 45, said Friday.

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  • Thursday Jun 25 | via WTOC-TV Savannah 

    Fleet Feet Savannah owner Robert Espinoza passes away

    The Fleet Feet Sports Savannah family is mourning on Thursday night after the sudden passing of owner Robert Espinoza. Fleet Feet Savannah announced the news of their official Facebook page on Thursday evening.

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  • Thursday Jun 25 | via SavannahNow 

    Robert Espinoza, a force in Savannah running communi...

    Robert Espinoza, a force in Savannah's running community as a prolific race director and as the owner/operator of Fleet Feet Savannah Sports, died Thursday, store employees confirmed. Store manager Chris Ramsey and marketing director Christine Powell confirmed Thursday night that Espinoza, 54, had died but did not disclose a cause of death.

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  • Thursday Jun 18 | via SavannahNow 

    Vigil remembers homicide victim, prays for end to vi...

    Twenty-seven balloons were released into the sky above Planters Common for slaying victim Lorraine Manuel of Savannah on Thursday evening. Manuel, who died in a hospital about a week after being shot June 4, was 27. Clevonia Franklin holds a candle for homicide victim Lorraine Manuel on Thursday night in the Planters Common subdivision of Savannah.

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  • Tuesday Jun 16 | via Marietta Times 

    Melvin Carpenter

    Melvin was retired veteran of the U.S. Army, who served during the Vietnam War. In civilian life, he retired from Riverside Manufacturing in Savannah, Ga.

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  • Tuesday Jun 9 | via The Washington Post 

    Albert Melvin Miller, longtime civic leader and acti...

    Albert Melvin Miller, a lawyer with the Department of Housing and Urban Development and an Alexandria, Va., civic leader and activist who worked on education and affordable-housing issues, died May 10 at a hospital in Alexandria. He was 83. Mr. Miller, who was known as "Al" and "Mel," was an eight-year member of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in the 1970s, and a member of the Alexandria Board of Education from 1986 to 1993, serving as chairman from 1990 to 1992.

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  • Jun 3, 2015 | via SavannahNow 

    Savannah loses its 'bagpipe man'

    Columnist Polly Powers Stramm learned this morning that one of the topics of her bi-weekly Accent columns had passed away. The death of Dana Wells struck Polly as he was so young and that she'd only met and written about him less than two years ago.

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  • Jun 1, 2015 | via Philly.com 

    John Petersen | Benefactor to Pitt, 86

    John Petersen, 86, a retired insurance executive whose gifts to the University of Pittsburgh included $10 million for a basketball arena named for himself and his wife, has died. Mr. Petersen died Saturday after battling cancer, university officials and his family said.

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  • Jun 1, 2015 | via Erie Times News 

    John Petersen, former CEO of Erie Insurance for whom...

    A June 24, 2005 photo shows John Petersen at the Cathedral of Learning Society gala at the University of Pittsburgh. Petersen, a retired insurance executive whose gifts to the University of Pittsburgh included $10 million for a basketball arena named for himself and his wife, died Saturday, May 30, 2015 after battling cancer, according to his family.

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  • Jun 1, 2015 | via O-R Online 

    John Petersen, former CEO for whom Pitt arena is nam...

    A June 24, 2005, photo shows John Petersen at the Cathedral of Learning Society gala at the University of Pittsburgh.

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  • May 30, 2015 | via Amarillo.com 

    Nellie Olivia Collins

    Services were at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 21, in Temple of Praise in Amarillo Bishop John Brown officiated. Graveside services were at 10 a.m. Friday, May 22, in West Park Cemetery in Hereford.

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