Daniel Michael Lombardo died peacefully at his computer in St Marys, Georgia on November 20, 2014 at the age of 89. He grew up in Medina, N.Y., one of six children and graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1949 after serving in the U.S. Army in the 45th Infantry Division. He fought in the Voges Forest during the invasion of South France. He was captured six days after his 19th birthday in October 1944 and was a prisoner of war in Mooseburg, Germany then at Stalag 7A. He escaped and then was recaptured until liberated by the Americans in 1945. He was awarded numerous medals in the field for his heroic efforts. Dan Lombardo owned a successful advertising agency on Madison Ave. in Manhattan until his retirement in 2001 when he resumed his lifelong avocation of oil painting. He painted abstracts, portraits, still lifes and landscapes, including one of the last standing three cornered bridges in the Adirondacks and the Sarasota and Jacksonville Symphony orchestras. He was appointed as a panelist to the New York State Council on the Arts, was President of the Brantingham Lake Association and founded the Arts Council at Brantingham Lake, gathering artists and musicians for cultural events. He divided his time between St. Marys, Georgia and Brantingham Lake, New York.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, D.Anne, his five children, Danielle Trostorff of New Orleans, LA, Shelley Garner of Tulsa, OK, Amy Lombardo of Fairfield, CT, Lisa Lombardo of Stamford, CT and Dr. James Lombardo of Layton, UT; ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, GA, on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, from 5 pm to 8 pm, and a memorial mass on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Star of the Sea Catholic Church, St. Marys, Georgia.
A military funeral and burial will be held in December 2014 at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Virginia.
Allison Memorial Chapel & Funeral Home of St. Marys, GA, is in charge of arrangements.
Mikell R. Peeples, 70, of Kingsland, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Florida.
Born December 21, 1943 in Jacksonville, FL, he was the son of the late James B. and Lillian Wainright Peeples. Mikell as a young boy worked side by side with his father on Cumberland Island. They worked for Lucy Ferguson, taking care of her livestock and her farm as well as work back on the mainland tending to their own farm. In later years, Mikell worked for Gilman Paper Company, after that he took on a permanent occupation as a commercial fisherman. He enjoyed the freedom that the river gave to him here on earth. He dearly loved his family and friends. He loved taking care of the wild deer and turkeys that he promised his father he would always do. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kingsland, and will be deeply missed and loved. God bless everyone for your sympathy and prayers.
Mikell is survived by his wife, Colenda Peeples, son, Matthew Peeples, Daughter, Kimberly Peeples Jowers, and step-daughter, Stephanie Warren, ex-wife, Brenda Joyce Peeples, four grandchildren, Candance Peeples, Darwin Peeples, Madison Jowers, and Mary Beth Jowers.
Graveside services were held Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 11 am at Peeples-Brazell Cemetery in Kingsland, with Pastor Rick Brodie officiating. The family received friends Friday evening at Allison Memorial Chapel from 6 pm to 8 pm. Pallbearers: Russell O’Quinn, Bobby Hazouri, Trip Hill, B.B. Mock, Ronnie Peeples, and Lee Struvle.
Allison Memorial Chapel & Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Henry Schoenfeld, 60, passed away in his home surrounded by his family Saturday November 8, 2014. Paul graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology. He dedicated 30-years to the US Navy with the Civil Service as a wildlife biologist focusing on environmental conservation. Paul was an enthusiast of coastal living, fishing and game hunting, as well as a supporter of Ducks Unlimited and the National Rifle Association. He and Caroline, his wife of 25-years, enjoyed spending weekends with their close group of friends riding motorcycles along the Georgia-Florida coast, taking trips for various festivals and benefit rides for many charities.
Paul is preceded by his father, William August Schoenfeld, his brother, Charles “Chaz” Nicholas Schoenfeld, and his son, Daniel “Danny” Paul Schoenfeld.
Paul is survived by his wife, Caroline Gower Schoenfeld, his mother, Vira Patton Schoenfeld, sister Susan Stephens and husband Arvil Stephens, daughter Stephanie Prettyman and husband Ryan Prettyman, daughter Mary Butterton-Sloan and husband Jerem Sloan, and daughter Meredith Caley and husband Dave Caley.
Private Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.
Harold S. Cohn III, 58, of St. Marys, passed away on Thursday, November 6, 2014.
Harold was a native of Jacksonville, FL. He was a 1974 graduate of Wolfson High School in Jacksonville where he played quarterback on the football team. He further attended the University of Memphis. Harold and Becky moved to Camden County, GA in 1993. Harold spent 34 years in the car business. In 2008, Harold authored a children’s book, Three Buzzards and Apple Pie, inspired by his boys. Harold enjoyed coaching children in baseball and basketball. He was an avid sports enthusiast, especially NASCAR. He also enjoyed boating and fishing. Family was most important to Harold and he loved spending time with his boys and, most recently, playing with his granddaughter, “Kamy”. Harold loved laughter, was always optimistic, and his enormous personality, humor and wealth of selflessness will be sorely missed. Harold was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #4379. He attended First Baptist and First Presbyterian Churches in St. Marys, GA. In 2011, Harold co-founded with Becky, the non-profit organization AED Alliance, Inc. This became his passion. He was extremely dedicated, and a diligent advocate for the need for automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Because of this, Harold would wish that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the AED Alliance at any branch of the Southeastern Bank or through the website: www.AEDalliance.org.
Harold is survived by his wife, Becky of 32 years, two sons, Harold IV and Cory and a stepson, James Miles. He is also survived by his mother, Melitta Cohn, two sisters Sharilyn Cohn and Jennifer King, nephew and godson, Devon Box and a granddaughter, Kamryn Drew Cohn. Harold is preceded in death by his father, Harold S. Cohn, Jr. and his youngest son, Andrew Cohn.
A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church in St. Marys, GA, with Pastor Steve Kegley officiating, on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.