Sample obits by Jamie
Thank you to the families for granting permission to republish these here.
Sheila Urbanetti used to say that the three most important things she’d done in her life were: 1) have her two children 2) separate from her husband 3) have her knees replaced. And in that order. That’s just how she was—all five foot, two of her: …read post
Charles Thomas Juenemann, educator, explorer, ponderer, and lifelong friend, died December 27 of a heart attack. He was 69. Charles was a self-taught guitarist and pianist, a daily crossword puzzle doer, a mender (antique amplifiers and speakers, relationships). He was a book guy, a sports …read post
Ester Perrier Seguiti, friend and nurturer to many and a vibrant “jill of all trades,” died June 26, 2018 of a sudden heart attack while working in her garden in Andover, Vt. She was 74. Throughout her life, Ester repeated that she didn’t know what …read post
Thomas “Tom” Mehler Ludwig, consummate salesman and people-person, and loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away July 19, 2018 in Charlotte after a short battle with cancer. He was 75. Handsome, with sandy blonde hair and hazel eyes, Tom had a salesman’s sensibility and made …read post
Robin Christopher Giles Thornton, scientist, conversationalist, and beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died of lung cancer in Eugene on March 8, 2018. He was 88. He will be remembered for his friendliness, curiosity, and his high intelligence, a combination that made for engaging conversations with …read post
William J. McCloskey, III, 70, of Ambler, passed away May 24, after suffering from vascular dementia. He was known as “Mac” in high school, “Mr. Mac” as a scout master for twelve years, “Biff” to his kids, “Pop-pop” to his grandkids, and “Bill” to most …read post