Elda A. Nappi
Mrs. Nappi, 94, formerly of Mount Kisco, N.Y., died Friday, July 27, in Huntersville. She was born Sept. 17. 1917, in Ridgefield, Conn., to the late Gottardo and Rosa Carboni.
She is survived by her children, Dominick of Mt. Kisco, Tina Notorangelo of Conway, S.C., Janet Roider of Mt. Kisco, Michael Nappi and wife, Heather, Bedord Hills, N.Y. and Laurie Ladwig and husband, Rob, Huntersville; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville for a private service. A memorial service was held Saturday, Aug. 4, at Delker-Cox Funeral Home in Mt. Kisco.
Cecil E. Coey
Mr. Coey, 87, of Davidson died Friday, July 27. He was born Jan. 28, 1925, in Portsmouth Ohio, to the late Floyd and Edith Coey. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran who participated in the Battle of the Bulge and the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. He received two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star.
He is survived by sons, Tim and wife, Mary, of Huntersville and Larry and wife, Penny, of Elyria, Ohio; daughter, Nancy Coey of Ft. Myers, Fla., and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, his granddaughter, Ashley Coey, two brothers and two sisters.
Services were held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Huntersville is serving the family.
Constance Lucille Lamb Patton
Mrs. Patton, 64, of Charlotte died Saturday July 28, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. She was born Dec. 12, 1947, in DuQuoin, Ill., to Constance Collins and the late Gene Lamb.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by sons, Danny Patton and wife, Clara, and Christopher Patton and wife, Melissa; sisters, Dee Meadows and Laura Hayes; and four grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Independence Hill Baptist Church in Huntersville. Interment followed at Northlake Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Presbyterian Cancer Center, Presbyterian Hospital, 200 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28204. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Huntersville is serving the family.
Marvin Jack Marohn
Mr. Marohn, 88, of Mooresville died Saturday, July 28, at Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. He was born Jan. 3, 1924, in South Bend, Ind., to Fred and Ethel Marohn. He served in World War II in Europe with L Company, 325 Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, seeing action in the Battle of the Bulge as a mortar team squad leader. The war took his only sibling, twin brother Calvin James, but Jack's service inspired his grandson, Matthew Marohn, to serve in the 82nd Airborne in Iraq. He moved to Mooresville in 2005 to be near family.
He is survived by his daughter, Carol Moyer and husband, Alex, of Cornelius; sons, Steven Marohn and wife, Gena, of Oxford, Mass., and Michael Marohn and wife, Patricia, of Mansfield, Mass.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Marion; and grandson, Daniel Marohn.
Memorial contributions may be made to Palliative Care Center & Hospice of Catawba Valley (PCHCV), 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658, Attn: Sherri Ritchie. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Huntersville is serving the family.
Janet Gregory Shue
Mrs Shue, 70, died Monday, July 30, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by her husband and her three children. She was born Aug. 29, 1941, in Charlotte to the late R.J. and Lillian Gregory. She lived her entire life in Charlotte and worked as a teacher in the weekday preschool programs at Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church and at St. Albans Episcopal Church in Davidson. before retiring to spend time with her husband, children, and beloved grandchildren. She also served as director of the weekday preschool program at Cole Memorial United Methodist Church in Charlotte.
In addition to her husband of 52 years, Don, she is survived by her children, Beth Wally of Cornelius, Don Shue, III and wife, Mary, of Concord, and Amy Isaacs and husband Paul, of Huntersville; and six grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Ralph, Ben and Bob. The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at the Levine Cancer Institute, as well as the doctors and staff at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House for their kindness, care and compassion.
A service to celebrate her life was held Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church in Charlotte Charlotte, with the Rev. Eulando Henton, the Rev. Dr. Keith Copeland and the Rev. Patience Brumley officiating. Memorials may be made to the Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville or to Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church in Charlotte. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Huntersville is serving the family.
Thomas Preston Quealey,
Mr. Quealey 63, of Mooresville died Sunday, July 29, at his home. He was born Nov. 11, 1948, in Cambridge, Mass., to the late Matthew and Natalie Quealey.
He is survived by his wife, Stacey, of Mooresville; daughter, Erin Quealey; and son, Ryan, both of the home. Services were private. Memorials may be made to the Preston Academy, 153 Round Keep Lane, Mooresville, NC 28117. James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.
Jeffrey Samuel Gromis
Mr. Gromis, 55, of Mooresville died Tuesday, July 31, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. He was born June 21, 1957, in Pottstown, Pa., to Samuel and Patricia Gromis. He was the owner/operator of Performance Interiors Inc..
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; children, Meghanne Kruizenga and husband, Justin, of Redlands, Cal.; Hillary Gromis, Caitlyn Gromis, Cole Gromis and Madelyn Gromis, all of Mooresville; brothers, Troy Gromis and Todd Gromis both of California; and one grandchild.
A funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 4, at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, North Campus, with the Rev. Clint Pressley officiating. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family.
Jesse Robert Kirkwood
Mr. Kirkwood, 83, of Davidson died Thursday, Aug. 2, at his home. He was born Sept. 3, 1928, in Smithfield, Pa., to the late Hugh and Alice Kirkwood. He served in the U.S. Air Force.
He is survived by by his wife of 59 years, Gerda; daughters, Ellen Lockhart of Harrisburg and Sandra Fulmer and husband, Stan, of Davidson; three grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of his life was held Monday, Aug. 6, at Gilwood Presbyterian Church in Concord with the Rev. Alan Buckner officiating. Internment followed in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Lake Norman, 705 Griffith Street, Suite 203, Davidson, NC 28036. James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.
Carol Jane Murphy Stewart
Mrs. Stewart, 75 of Cornelius died Friday, Aug. 3, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1936, in Newark, N.J. to the late John and Helen Murphy.
She is survived by her husband, Bill; daughters, Dale Newman and husband, Jeff, of Cornelius and Jill Rudnick and husband, Ken, of Center Moriches, N.Y.; sister, Marilyn Prush of Smithtown, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.
Services were private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mrs. Stewart's name to the local Humane Society. James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.