Obituaries

Joy Williams Kelly CIC, CRIS, 54, of Palmyra, passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at her home.
She was born on June 13, 1960 in Macon, Georgia, a daughter of the late Donald Everett Williams and Mary Margaret (Phillips) Williams Kelley.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Gilbert and Ronald Williams.
Mrs. Kelly worked as a Commercial Insurance Account Executive at Bankers Insurance in Charlottesville and at one point had been a substitute teacher for the Fluvanna County school system. She was involved with the Fluvanna County High School band and color guard, which took the national championship in 2006. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Charles Kelly of Palmyra; two sons, Jonathan M. E. Kelly and his wife, Margaret, of Charleston, South Carolina and Jeremy D. Kelly of Palmyra; a daughter, Jennifer M. Kelly of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; her siblings, Donna Demer and husband, J.R., Leland Williams and wife, Cynthia, Sherry Huston and husband, Ian, and Jerry Shore; and a number of nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.
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Wilfred E. “Bill” Belanger, age 86, died August 14, 2014 at his home in Rochester, Michigan. He was born and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts where he graduated from Lowell Technological Institute as a textile chemist. After serving in the U.S. Army in the occupation of Japan, he married his loving wife, Jacqueline T. Foisy. Bill is survived by his four children: Jeanne (Bruno) deSainte Marie of Paris, France, Stephen (Miriam) Belanger of Holland, Ohio, Carol (Michael) Hillman of San Francisco, California, and Edward (Karla) Belanger of Rochester, Michigan; and nine loving grandchildren.
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(Nov. 11, 1938 – July 12, 2014)
He was laughing so hard he started to cry.
It’s something Paul Bergeron of Lake Monticello, Virginia, had been known to do all his life, but something he hadn’t done much of lately, as the final stages of melanoma – which he had battled valiantly for 14 years – had finally taken the upper hand.
It came while telling stories with Angela, his beloved wife of 52 years, and their four grown children – Karen, Paul III, Robert and Thomas – at his side.
That’s when Paul’s family – and Paul himself – realized he was ready. Paul died just a few weeks later in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was 75.
But oh how he enjoyed each and every one of those years.
Family was so important to Paul.
When he was just a teenager, his own father died, leaving him to care for his ailing mother in a small apartment in Langley Park, MD, while earning a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at The George Washington University. He eventually held a pharmacy license in eight states.
His mother passed a few years later, just as Paul and Angie were starting a family that would grow from their first child in 1963 to their fourth in 1968.
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Carl A. Zellner, 78, passed away Sunday, June 29 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, MA with family at his side.
Carl was born October 4, 1935 to Gladys and August Zellner in Oklahoma City, OK. There he graduated from Classen High School. His further education included Principia College, BA degree; University of Washington, MA degree; and his doctoral course work in urban planning at Harvard University. Carl’s career as an urban planner spanned many decades and impacted many cities, towns and highways. He worked several years on Boston’s “Big Dig.” Many Charlestown sites bear his mark from the research he did, such as finding the original correct site of Paul Revere’s landing in Charlestown and lobbying for a marker to be placed on the site.
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Glenn David Vaughan, 80, of Green Township in Cincinnati, Ohio, died on July 1, 2014 at the Llanfair Retirement Community in College Hill in Cincinnati.
He was a minister, a graduate of the Cincinnati Bible Seminary, a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran and a member of the Whitewater Crossing Christian Church. He was a native of Ashland, Kentucky.
He was the beloved husband of Alberta Church Vaughan; the devoted father of David B. Vaughan, (Donna) and Jana G. Vaughan; the loving grandfather of Amanda Porter (Joe), Tyler Vaughan, Mallory Orahood and Meredith Burton (Shawn), and great grandfather of Alex and Brooklyn Porter; the dear brother of Butch Vaughan (Linda), Louie Vaughan (Marge) and the late Elaine Church and is also survived by nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, the late Glenn and Rosa (Pennington) Vaughan.
Friends are invited to join the family for a celebration service on Friday, July 11th. At 7 p.m. at the Whitewater Crossing Christian Church, 5771 Sate Route 128, Cleves, OH 45002
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed in his name to the Whitewater Crossing Christian Church.
He was a faithful pastor with a ministry spanning 7 churches in 3 states and over 55 years. He loved God, he loved people and he loved the Church.

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