Deaths Summary for Wednesday, October 23, 2013

  • Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 7:27 p.m.

Charleston County

BENEDICT, Nancy Sue G., 79, of Mount Pleasant died Monday. Arrangements by McAlister-Smith’s Mount Pleasant Chapel.

CONE, Dorothy F., 88, of Charleston, a former Nabisco and John Huguley Co. employee and widow of Charles L. Cone, died Monday. Arrangements by James A. McAlister Funeral Home.

CONLON, Garrett A., 90, of Charleston, died Monday. Arrangements by McAlister -Smith’s Mount Pleasant Chapel.

FULTON, Constance B., 75, of Mount Pleasant, widow of William L. Fulton II, died Tuesday.

LEGARE, James, 54, of Hollywood, died Monday. Arrangements by Murray’s Mortuary of North Charleston.

LESSTON, Samuel, of North Charleston, husband of Gwendolyn Lesston, died Monday. Arrangements by Hilton’s Mortuary.

RITTENBERG, Helen Shapiro, 102, of Charleston, widow of Arthur Rittenberg, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Downtown Chapel.

ROHE, Mary Catherine Nexsen, 87, of Mount Pleasant, a homemaker and wife of William D. Rohe Jr., died Saturday. Arrangements by Williamsburg Funeral Home of Kingstree.

STOTT, James H. II, 78, of Awendaw, a chemist and husband of Stella Stott, died Saturday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

THOMPSON, James N., 74, of Mount Pleasant, a Springs Industries retiree and husband of Jane Harper Thompson, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.

WILSON, Barbara Vaughan, 82, of Mount Pleasant, a homemaker, Susan Causey School of Dance employee and widow of Marion E. Wilson, died Monday. Arrangements by Stuhr’s Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Berkeley County

BOONE, George O’Donnell Jr., 71, of Summerville, owner and operator with Abel Inspection Service and husband of Wynne Simmons Boone, died Tuesday. Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home.

IRVING, Geneva H., 85, of Moncks Corner, a retired dietician with Trident Medical Center and widow of Fred Irving, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Gethers Funeral Home.

Dorchester County

BOLYN, Calvin Cantey, 66, of Summerville, a Navy veteran, Bell South retiree and husband of Glenda Richardson Bolyn, died Monday. Arrangements by James A. Dyal Funeral Home.

HARRIS, Dana P., 56, of Summerville, a book store sales associate and wife of Richard L. Harris, died Monday. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services of North Charleston.

McLAUGHLIN, Serenity Siobhan, 26, of Summerville, died Sunday. Arrangements by Palmetto Cremation Society of Charleston.


CHRISTIAN, Martha Stelling, 92, of Fripp Island, a former home health nurse and elementary school program supervisor, died Tuesday. Arrangements by Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry.

PETERSON, Willard Edwill, 93, of Raleigh, formerly of Charleston, S.C., a Navy veteran, former home builder, pub owner and operator, retired Burger King owner and operator, first married to the late Laverna Peterson and husband of Bettie J. Tuten Peterson, died Saturday. Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home.

WORKMAN, Gerald Allen, 72, of Elloree, an advertising artist, died Sunday. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services of North Charleston.

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