Sample obits

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Ester Perrier Seguiti, 1943-2018

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 more

Thomas Mehler Ludwig, 1942-2018

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 blond hair and hazel eyes, Tom had a salesman’s sensibility and made …read more

Robin Christopher Giles Thornton, 1929-2018

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 more

William J. McCloskey, III, 1948-2018

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 more