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Local Obits for Thu. May 25th, 2017

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Francise Kertesz, 65, Winder
Francise Kertesz, age 65, of Winder passed away Thursday May 25, 2017.  Francise loved working on electronics.  Survivors include his wife of 44 years Julie Kertesz; daug ...

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Robert Clark, Cumming
Robert Clark, of Cumming, GA, left us to be with his Lord and Savior on May 25, 2017. He was born in Beacon, NY and was the son of Cyrus and Ella Clark who predeceased him. Robe ...

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Porfidia Teresa Carrasquero, age 55, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. She is survived by her of fourteen years, Marcial Carrasquero, Buford, GA; children, Pedro Ma ...
Lois Wilson Rogers, 92, Lawrenceville
Lois Wilson Rogers, age 92, of Lawrenceville, Ga., died Thursday, May 25, 2017.    Graveside service will be Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 11 am in Forest Lawn Cemete ...

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Mae Carolyn Bruce Cleveland, 67, Temple formerly of Braselton
Mrs. Mae Carolyn Bruce Cleveland, age 67, of Temple originally of Braselton passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice, surrounded by her family. Funeral Service ...
Mrs. Silvia Gabriela Escalante-Garcia, age 39 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Fun ...
Hazel Darnell Ledford, Gainesville
Hazel Darnell Ledford, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Grace Darnell; sister, Jean Brewer; and grandd ...

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Sharon Deloris Sexton Shope, 71, Mountain City
Sharon Deloris Sexton Shope, age, 71, of Mountain City, Ga., passed away May 25, 2017, at Chatuge Regional Hospital. She was born May 9, 1946 the daughter of the late Earl and Para ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton