Edward Cree Friedrichs of Bent Tree, Ga., passed away peacefully at home, with his wife Ruth Ann at his side, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, after returning from Bible Study at Fellowship Presbyterian Church.
He was born March 30, 1930, in Wheeling, W.V. While attending Triadelphia High School, he attained the rank of Eagle Scout and was a four-sport letterman. He attended Cornell University and graduated Washington and Jefferson College. Ed was a member and leader of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
He served as an officer in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, after which he was employed by Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation for 37 years. In retirement, Ed was actively involved in the Fellowship Presbyterian Church.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Edward A. and Sara Cree Friedrichs; sisters, Beth (Ned) Jones and Sara (Mal) Magruder. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Ruth Ann (Keffer) Friedrichs; daughter, Ann Hensley (Henry); sons, Scott Friedrichs (Kim) and David Friedrichs (Tammy); and six grandchildren: Justin and Zachary Hensley, Kyle and Kristina Friedrichs and Reece and Jenna Friedrichs.
Ed requested his ashes be placed in the Fellowship Presbyterian Memorial Garden. A celebration of Ed’s life will be conducted by the Rev. Ben Laughlin in the sanctuary of Fellowship Presbyterian Church at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19. A reception will immediately follow the service in the church’s Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fellowship Presbyterian Church or the donor’s favorite charity.
Jane Marie Tate, age 56 of Ellijay, Ga., passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at her residence following a period of declining health.
Born June 3, 1957, in New York City, N.Y., she was preceded in death by her father, Edward James Donohue; and her husband, Maxie C. Tate, Jr. Jane had worked as a manager with Storey Theaters of Atlanta and had taught school at the Seventh Day Adventist School in Ellijay. She was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family in Jasper, Ga.
Survivors include her sons, Nicholas John Terminello and David Michael Terminello, both of Woodstock, Ga.; daughters, Melissa Ty Patterson, Lawrenceville, Ga., and Katherine Regina Brennan, Kennesaw, Ga.; mother, Agnes Donohue, Clifton, N.J.; sister and brother--in-law, Susan Anne and Robert Hazzard, Springfield, Va.; grandchild, Raquel Barnett Patterson, Lawrenceville, Ga.; and nephew, Jens John Andreassen, Stavanger, Norway. Other relatives also survive.
A Celebration of Life service was held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 10, at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Family in Jasper, with the Rev. George S. Yandell officiating. A reception followed immediately after the services in the Parrish Hall. The family did accept flowers but request that donation be made “In Memory of Jane Marie Tate” to the Georgia Cancer Specialist, Infusion Center, 101 Riverstone Vista, Suite 102, Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513. Arrangements and Services are entrusted to the caring staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory of Jasper.
Alice Bernette Rezutko, age 78 of Jasper, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at her residence following a period of declining health.
Born June 25, 1935, in Elkhart, In., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ethel Decker Galbreath. Ms. Rezutko was a homemaker.
Survivors include her daughters and son-in-law, Kathy Starzenski, California, Penny Fernandez, Minnesota, and Linda Starzenski-Cordova (Ray), California; sons and daughter-in-law, Chuck Starzenski, California, Steve Rezutko and Mike and Lori Rezutko, all of Jasper; and grandchildren, David Fernandez, Davina and Jay Jelich, Rickey and Joey Holcomb, Chuck Starzenski, Mariposa Gelbar, Anton and Katrina Campos, Chris and Shalene, Crystal, Cody, Joshua, Ashley, Olivia and Lilly Rezutko. Eight great-grandchildren also survive.
At her request, Ms. Rezutko was cremated and no services will be held. Arrangements and services are entrusted to the caring staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory of Jasper.
In loving memory of Mrs. Eula Pauline (Polly) Satterfield West, age 97 of Nelson, Ga., who passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Grandview Health Care Center in Jasper, Ga.
Mrs. West is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William S. and Marilyn Cheek, Rutledge, Fl.; daughter and son-in-law, Petie and Paul Hodge, Hiwassee, Ga.; and sisters, Martha Pearl (Bill) Davis, Bennie Brooks and Lucy VanDoran, all of Jasper. Seven grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren also survive. Mrs. West was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Lula Satterfield; and her daughter, Peggy Mae Klossing.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14, at the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home. Interment followed at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were: Mark Duncan, Woody Woodall, Richard VanDoran, Kelly Cheek, David Leach and Scott Becker. The family requested In lieu of flowers donate to the Grandview Heath Care Center in Jasper. Cagle Funeral is honored to be of service to the West family.
In loving memory of Mrs. Syble L. Brooks, age 85 of Jasper, Ga., who passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain Hospice in Marietta, Ga.
Mrs. Brooks is survived by her husband, Harry Brooks, Jasper; sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny and Sandy Brooks, Jasper, and Joseph and Janice Brooks, Woodstock; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Mark Flynn, Dawsonville, and Cindy and Robert Holcomb, Marietta; brothers, Bob and Jim Low, both of Jasper, and Coy Low, Talking Rock; and sisters, Emily Denson, Jasper, Gwen Nealey, Marietta, and Willie Mae Turner and Sandra WeHunt, both of Jasper. Thirteen grandchildren, 10 great- grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14, at Jasper First Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Bogan officiating. Interment followed in the Jasper City Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Wesley Taylor, Jesse, Jeremy and John Paul Brooks, Bran Pippin and Dansel Whaley. The family accepted flowers or donations to Jasper First Baptist Church Building Fund. Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Brooks family.