Harriet Lucinda Kopfle
Harriet Lucinda Cummings Kopfle passed away peacefully on October 31, 2017 at Brighton Gardens in Charlotte.
She was born on June 1, 1921 in Grand Rapids, Mich. to Albert Cummings and Sarah Ann Davis Cummings. Harriet had a great joy for life and she loved God, her family, friends, animals, and gatherings of any kind. She loved being a wife and mother and lived her life in service of others.
Harriet was predeceased by her beloved husband of 49 years, Joseph Thomas Kopfle; and her sisters Helen Shafer and Barbara Long of Mich.
She is survived by her son, John and wife Nancy Kopfle of Charlotte; grandson, Patrick and wife Marissa Kopfle of Richmond, Va.; grandson, Eric Kopfle of Madison, Wis.; granddaughter, Katherine Kopfle of Charlotte; and several nieces and nephews and their families.
Harriet met Joe while working at Eberhard’s Grocery Store in Grand Rapids, Mich. and they were married in 1949 at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Elkins, W.Va. They moved to Springfield, Va. in the early 1950s where Joe worked for the Army at Fort Belvoir. In addition to being a homemaker, Harriet enjoyed working part time at the Pet Center. In 1981, she and Joe retired to Lincolnton. They loved growing vegetables and raising animals including dogs, cats, goats, and a burro.
After Joe’s death in 1998, Harriet continued living in the house until 2016, when she moved to Brighton Gardens in Charlotte, near John and Nancy’s house.
Harriet and Joe were very active in their local parishes, including St. Bernadette in Springfield, Va. where they were founding members, and St. Dorothy’s in Lincolnton.
The family thanks all those whose friendship Harriet enjoyed over the years and who offered prayers during her last days with us, especially Marian Clark and Edd and Joyce Ziolkowski. Thanks also to the wonderful caregivers at Brighton Gardens and Hospice of Charlotte.
Visitation and a vigil service will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at McEwen Pineville Chapel, 10500 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28210. A Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Charlotte. Interment of the ashes in the parish columbarium will be held immediately following the Mass and following that a reception will be held in the parish activity center.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, NC or to Hospice of Charlotte.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcewenpinevillechapel.com.
McEwen Funeral Service/Pineville Chapel is serving the Kopfle family.
Louis Joseph Cannarsa
Mr. Louis Joseph Cannarsa, age 83, of 1571 Hometrail in Lincolnton died Wednesday, November 1, 2017.
His funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2017 in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Stanley Spence, Father David Miller and Dr. Bob Wise officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Warlick Funeral Home.
Mr. Cannarsa was born on March 31, 1934 and was the son of the late Joseph and Henrietta Muchaicho Cannarsa. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a co-owner of Italian Villa.
Mr. Cannarsa is survived by his wife, Carolyn S. Cannarsa of the home; two brothers, Henry Cannarsa of Lincolton and Anthony Cannarsa of Lincolnton; one sister, Anna Marie Zarzecki, and husband Thomas of New Jersey; four nephews, Thomas Zarzecki of New Jersey, Joe Zarzecki of New Jersey, Robbie Scates and wife, Donna of Lincolnton and Louis Joseph Scates of Spruce Pine; one niece, Cathy Conner and husband, Bobby of Cherryville; two great nephews, Blake Conner and Brandon Conner; four great nieces, Taylor Scates, Josom Scates, Erica Adams and Candace Lewis; great-great nephew, Lane Scronce; great-great niece Emma Conner.
Memorials may be made to St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church, 148 St. Dorothy Lane, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Cannarsa family.
Ralph Winters Disher
Ralph Winters Disher, age 88, of 119 Robin Road in Lincolnton, died on Sunday, October 29, 2017.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tony Matthews officiating.
Ralph was born April 18, 1929, in Kansas City, Missouri, but grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he was a champion tennis player. He was a US Navy veteran and a member of the Masons for over 50 years. He retired after 36 years as an Optician, most of which was spent at The Medical Center Clinic in Pensacola, Fla.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Nita Mobley Disher. His first wife, Mildred Christiansen Disher and a daughter, Carol Winters Redmon, preceded him in death. Also surviving is a son, Scott Christiansen Disher and wife, Cynthia, of San Antonio, Texas; step-daughters, Karen Eakins and Suzanne Mauney of Lincolnton; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Lincolnton, 201 E. Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092, or to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Disher family.
Carolyn Ann Heavner
Carolyn Ann Heavner, 62, of Texas passed away August 14, 2017.
A graveside service will be held November 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church Cemetery in Newton.
Bennett Funeral Service in Conover is serving the Heavner family.
Earline Coulter Ijames
Earline Coulter Ijames, 97, of Newton passed away October 30, 2017.
A funeral service will be held November 4, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home, prior to the service and at other times at Little Coulter’s Fellowship Building on McKay Rd. in Newton.
Burke Mortuary & Crematory in Newton is serving the Ijames family.
Antolina Marcos, 63, of Hickory passed away October 31, 2017.
A funeral service will be held November 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Jenkins Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. November 4, 2017 at the Celebration Center of Jenkins Funeral Home.
Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton is serving the Marcos family.
Maggie Mae Gingles Jones
Maggie Mae Gingles Jones, 82, formerly of Cherryville passed away October 13, 2017.
A memorial service will be held November 4, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Second Baptist Church. Burial will follow at City Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services in Cherryville is serving the Jones family.
Evan ‘Bo’ Wehunt
Evan “Bo” Wehunt, 59, of Cherryville passed away October 31, 2017.
A graveside service was held at 10 yesterday at City Memorial Cemetery in Cherryville.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Cherryville is serving the Wehunt family.
Walter E. Sain
Walter E. Sain, 86, of Vale passed away October 30, 2017.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. November 4, 2017 at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the church.
Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Sain family.
Robert “Scott” Chyrst
Robert “Scott” Chyrst, 60, of Crouse passed away October 30, 2017.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 p.m. November 5, 2017 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Lincolnton.
Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Chyrst family.
Maryann Proto Glassey
Maryann Proto Glassey, 84, of Terrell passed away November 1, 2017.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3 p.m. November 4, 2017 at Rehobeth United Methodist Church, Terrell.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory in Mooresville is serving the Glassey family.
Jay Phillips, 48, of Country Acres passed away on November 1, 2017.
A private funeral service will be held.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Cherryville is serving the Phillips family.