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Eleanor Pauline (Mulig) McNelis

Eleanor Pauline (Mulig) McNelis, 83, of New Castle, passed away on the evening of Saturday, December 2, 2017, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. Ellie died unexpectedly from a brain aneurysm after a remarkable recovery from multiple brain aneurysms 14 years earlier. She was born June 25, 1934, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a daughter…

Leacher M. Carter

Leacher M. Carter, 81, of New Castle, passed away Friday, October 20, 2017 at Heritage House in New Castle. She was born July 4, 1936 in Monticello, Kentucky a daughter of Herbie and Ethel (Owens) Upchurch. Leacher retired from the Henry County Assessors office after 22 years of service. She was co-owner of all-4-Kids shop…

Karen Peters Marcum

Karen Marcum, 75, of New Castle, passed away peacefully at her home on November 20, 2017. She was born on June 23, 1942 in Worcester, MA, a daughter of the late Ronald Peters Sr. and Helene (Laughlin) Peters. Karen graduated from Burris High School in Muncie. She attended DePauw University and received her undergraduate and…

Caine Grants Awarded For 2017 Christmas Season

The Henry County Community Foundation has chosen the recipients for the Harold E. and Imogene M. Caine Memorial Fund Grants for 2017.  The Caines were residents of Mt. Summit and regular supporters of Toys for Tots.  Harold and Imogene wanted to continue their legacy by giving needy local children gifts at the holidays and chose…

Job Description: Accounting Manager/Finance Officer

Job Description  Accounting Manager/Finance Officer  REPORTS TO:                     President  Hours of Work                      25 up to 40 hours per week To apply, email resume and cover letter to: info@henrycountycf.org by December 20, 2017. The Henry County Community Foundation in New Castle, Indiana is an independent, not for profit organization serving Henry County with a volunteer board of…

Richard “Dick” W. Myers

Richard W. (Dick) Myers, 82, a New Castle resident, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017. He was born August 16, 1935 in Indianapolis, IN, a son of Mark and LaRue Hale Myers. Dick loved the Lord and was a faithful and active member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, having served on many committees. Dick…

Henry County Community Foundation Announces 2018 Finalists for Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

The finalists for the Henry County Community Foundation 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program are Mallory Bowman, Hagerstown High School; Samantha DeLey, Shenandoah High School; Grace Muncy, Knightstown High School; Mindy Polston, Blue River Valley High School; Kayanna Turner, Tri High School, and Thomas Witham, New Castle High School. Every graduating senior attending Blue River…

Dr. John B. Dickey

John Dickey, age 99, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at his home in New Castle, IN. He was born September 3, 1918 in North Liberty, IN, a son of Howard B. and Effie Neher Dickey. He was a 1936 graduate of North Manchester High School and a 1940 graduate of Manchester College with a B.A.…

Foundation Announces Grant Winners from Women’s Gala

The Henry County Community Foundation is excited to announce the winning organizations from the fifth annual Women’s Circle of Friends Gala, held at the Art Center in New Castle. This year’s three non-profit finalists were the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Henry County 4-H Association, and Victory Lane Camp.  At the gala, members participated in an evening of philanthropy, fun,…

Claudia L. Falck

Claudia L. Falck, 71, of New Castle passed away unexpectedly Monday, September 25, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born July 11, 1946 in New Castle, to the late Howard and Dorothy (Brown) Moystner. A 1964 graduate of Walter P. Chrysler Memorial High School, she also attended Ball State University. She retired…

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