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Annetta Freeman, 101

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Annetta Freeman died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at Britthaven of NorthChase. She was born in Wilmington on July 10, 1912. Her parents were Roland Freeman and Lena Jacobs Freeman. No services are planned at this time. Please share memories and condolences online with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 41st […]

Jerry Carroll Kilpatrick, 79

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Jerry Carroll Kilpatrick, age 79, of Wilmington died Oct. 9, 2013. Arrangements will be announced. Please share memories and condolences online with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 41st Street   To see a full listing of PortCityDaily obituaries, click here.

Richard Dale Fowler, 66

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Richard Dale Fowler, age 66 of Leland died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. He is survived by his sister, Sandra Barone of Wilmington. Service arrangements are pending. Please share memories and condolences online with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, Village Road Chapel   To see a full listing of PortCityDaily […]

Thomas Edward Thompson, Jr., 72, Brunswick Plantation member

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Thomas Edward Thompson, Jr., 72, of Brunswick Plantation, Calabash, formerly of Worcester, Mass., died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. After high school, Mr. Thompson graduated from Assumption College of Worcester, served in the U.S. Army and later retired from the Office of Personnel Management in Washington. He moved to Brunswick Plantation, <afterwards> where he became a […]

Edward Joseph Dombrowski, Sr., 82, retiring in Wrightsville Beach

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Life began in Philadelphia for Edward Joseph Dombrowski, Sr., where he graduated from Philadelphia Textile Institute in 1959. He worked as a dye hour manager there before moving to Asheboro in 1973. In Asheboro he started Champagne Dye Works and was president until his retirement in 2001. He moved to Wrightsville Beach in 2003 and […]

Ramona B. Bendin, 89, a life full of color

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A paintbrush came alive in her hands as she swept the colors across the canvas, droplets splattering against her blue smock. Ocean waves took on a realistic hue and the snow falling from tree branches was so lifelike it may have crunched underneath as fingertips slid across the image. Ramona B. Bendin was an artist […]

Betty Boswell Oliver, 77, not afraid to speak her mind

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A devoted and loving wife, mother, sister and friend, Betty Boswell Oliver found the greatest joy in the simplest aspects of life, the greatest of all in her family. After a year fighting a courageous battle with breast cancer, Mrs. Oliver died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. She loved to pass the days reading […]

Ralph John Reiser Jr., 78, adored ‘memory-maker’

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Unexpectedly at his home in Southport, Ralph John Reiser, Jr., died on Oct. 8, 2013. Mr. Reiser graduated from Aquinas High School in Columbus, Ohio and from the Ohio State University. After 40 years of service he retired as National Sales Director for Libbey Owens Ford in Toledo, Ohio and moved to St. James Plantation […]

Chester Ray Hunter, Sr., 80, would give the shirt off his back

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Born on Sept. 5, 1933, Chester Ray Hunter, Sr., of Wallace, found the greatest joy of all in his family, especially his daughter, “Sissy.” Mr. Hunter died at the age of 80 on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. A devoted husband and loving daddy, granddaddy, brother and friend, Mr. Hunter […]

John Williams “J.W.” Sessions, Jr., 80

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John Williams, better known as J.W., Sessions, Jr., died on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center. He was 80. A memorial service will be at noon Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Wallace Chapel. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. In […]