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Carol Baio

Carol Christine “Cookie” Louise Baio, 75, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2013, at her residence on Lady’s Island, SC.

Graveside funeral services were held on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 2 p.m. in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Beaufort, SC.

Carol was born on December 24, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois. She was the daughter of the late William Shotwell and Evelyn McCury Shotwell.

She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

Surviving are one son, Anthony Joseph Macias and wife Tina, and one daughter, Karen Francesca Baio-Check and husband Frank; grandchildren, John Joseph Check, Ella Sabina Check, Aubrey (Maciuszek) Stelmack, Terri Maciuszek, Joseph Baio, Julie Baio; and first husband, Joseph Macias.

She was preceded in death by her second husband, Joseph Angelo Baio.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

Betty Jane Belflower

Betty Jane Belflower, 84, of St. Helena Island, SC, died Saturday, December 7, 2013 at her residence.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Graveside funeral will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 1 p.m. in Beaufort National Cemetery.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

David Carron

David Jean Carron, 67, husband of Toni DeCou Carron of Beaufort, SC, died Monday, December 9, 2013 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10 a.m. in Carl Anderson Memorial Chapel with interment in Beaufort National Cemetery with full military honors.

Mr. Carron was born on August 24, 1946 in St. Louis, MO. He is the son of the late Francis Carron and Elsie Bieller Carron.

He was a member of Praise Assembly and served our country in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Toni of Beaufort, SC, is one daughter, Michelle Jackson (Sal Peru) of Beaufort, SC; one brother, Austin Carron; grandchildren, Xavier and Dominiq Jackson; Abraham, Andre and Jasmine Peru.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Praise Assembly Building Fund, P. O. Box 596, Port Royal, SC  29935.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

Delores Debias

Delores Jane Debias, 82, of Beaufort, SC, mother of Linda Karmendy, of St. Helena Island, SC, died Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at her residence.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

Mary Marjorie Fletcher

Mary Marjorie Fletcher, 91, of Beaufort, SC, died Monday, November 25, 2013 at Bayview Manor.

The family received friends on Sunday, December 1, 2013 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home.

Graveside funeral services were held on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Beaufort National Cemetery.

Mrs. Fletcher was born on August 15, 1922 in Brockton, MA.  She is the daughter of the late Charles Richard and Mary Darney Richard.

She attended nursing school at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y., and interned at Bellevue Hospital. After nursing school she enlisted in the Navy as a nurse during WWII.  While caring for wounded servicemen in Jacksonville, Fla., she met her future husband, Thomas E. Fletcher, and they were married on July 24, 1945 in Duval County, Fla. They were married for 48 years before his death on April 14, 1994.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas and Richard Fletcher; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

 

Floretta Holmes

Floretta Simmons Holmes, 71, of the Eustis community of Lady’s Island and widow of Willie Holmes, Jr., died Thursday, December 5, 2013 at her home.

Viewing was Monday, Dec. 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. in Helen Galloway’s Memorial Chapel of Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the Burton New Church of Christ Holiness Unto the Lord, in Burton. Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

 

Osalami Lamoke

Osalami “Osha” Lamoke, 64, of the Penn Community on St. Helena Island, died Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

A daughter of Kathleen G. Daise, she was a retired educator and Gullah folk singer.

Arrangements being made by Chisholm Galloway Funeral Home.

 

Mary Theroux

Mary R. (Shea) Theroux, 93, of Beaufort, SC, died Sunday, November 24 at her residence.  She was born July 10, 1920, in Holyoke, Mass., to the late Brandon Shea and Emma Couture Shea.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 27, 2013 at 10:45 a.m.  prior to the service at St. Peter’s Historic Church. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 27, 2013 for Mary and Edward Theroux at 11:30 a.m. in St. Peter’s Historic Church, 710 Carteret Street, Beaufort, with interment at Beaufort National Cemetery with military honors for Edward.

Mary graduated from Sacred Heart High School, Holyoke, Mass., in 1937 and then attended Springfield Civil Service and Commercial School in Springfield, Mass., where she graduated in 1940.  Following graduation she was employed by the War Department, Springfield Ordnance District where she worked for five years as their secretary. From 1946 until 1950, she worked as a secretary for the Veterans Administration, Guidance Section.  Her next career move was to Enright Law Offices in Milford, N.H., where she worked as a secretary/clerk for 24 years prior to her retirement.

She was a resident of Nashua, N.H., before moving to Beaufort in 1986.  She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Lady’s Island, SC where she served on the Bereavement Committee and the Women’s Club.

Mary was predeceased by her husband, Edward J. Theroux.

Surviving are one son Michael E. Theroux of Merrimack, N.H.; one daughter, Mary Ellen Theroux of Beaufort; two granddaughters, Audra and April; and one great-grandson, Dominic A. Theroux.

In lieu of flowers, her family suggests donations be made in her memory to St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 70 Lady’s Island Drive, Beaufort, SC  29907.

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the famiIy.