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Claire Sonen

Claire Sonen passed away peacefully on October 7, 2018, at home in Crozet surrounded by her husband of 59 years and her three children. Claire was born in 1933 in Reading, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Sylvester and Margaret Henry. She graduated from Reading High School in 1951 and worked for...
Classie Lewis Garrison, 92, of Stuarts Draft, passed away on October 19, 2018, at Stuarts Draft Retirement Community. She was born on July 1, 1926, in Boonesville, Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lairdy Garrison, Jr. Classie is survived by one daughter, Ellie Garrison Vess of...

Emile C. Leone

Emile C. Leone, 93, former longtime resident of New Paltz, N.Y. and Poughkeepsie, N.Y., passed away September 21, 2018, at Mountainside Senior Living, in Crozet. Born in Poughkeepsie on June 18, 1925, Emile was one of seven children born to Emilio and Carmela (nee DeCarlo) Leone, who both immigrated...

Arthur C. Pesch

Arthur C. Pesch of Summerville, SC (formerly of Buffalo, NY), 97, finally joined his loving bride, the cherished Marie E. Pesch of 53 years of marriage, on September 22, 2018. He is survived by his large family: sons Arthur and Carol Pesch of Champaign, IL (granddaughter Meghan and Stuart Brokopp,...
Virgil “Junior” Rice Rea Jr., 95 of Crozet, went to be with his Heavenly Father on September 29, 2018, at his son’s residence. He was born on May 9, 1923, in Greenwood, to the late Virgil Rice Rea Sr. and Lina Hawkins Rea. He was preceded in death by...

Peter Brask

Peter Brask (born Anthony Brask) was born December 22, 1937 to Antoinette (White) Brask and Yngve (“Henry”) Brask.  Antoinette (“Tony” as she was called by friends) was a librarian, and Henry was an engineer.  Peter had an older sister, Judy, born in 1931. Peter’s parents were gardeners, birdwatchers, and enjoyed...
Contra Corners holds dances the second and fourth Sunday at the Greenwood Community Center from 6 to 9:30 p.m., with a lesson beginning at 6 p.m. Dances are a type of traditional American dance called contra, with occasional dance squares. No partner or prior experience are required for this alcohol-free,...