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Angeline D. “Angie” Mattern

Angeline D. “Angie” Mattern, 101, of New Castle, passed away early on the morning of Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Henry Community Health. She was born on March 8, 1917 in Indianapolis, Indiana, a daughter of the late Amelia (Panunzio) and Francesco “Frank” Grimaldi following their immigration to the United States from Italy. Following graduating…

Joyce A. “Joy” Baase

Joyce A. “Joy” Baase age 96, New Castle resident, went home to be with the Lord on Monday July 16, 2018. She was born July 27, 1921 in Maryburough Queensland, Australia, a daughter of the late Cecil and Florence Griggs, she married Ray Baase on November 8, 11944 in Brisbane, Australia during WWII, arrived in…

Anita Marie Hill

Anita Marie Hill, age 71, of New Castle passed away Sunday, July 8th, 2018 at Glen Oaks Health Campus following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born February 12th, 1947 in New Castle, Indiana to the late Dr. Kenneth G. and Betty (Dorward) Hill. Anita graduated New Castle Chrysler High School in 1965.…

Lynn Nelson Richey

Lynn Nelson Richey, 79, of New Castle passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at The Waters of New Castle. He was born October 10, 1938 in New Castle, a son of the late Robert Hume and Letha Alice Richey. Lynn was 1956 graduate of New Castle High School and entered the U.S. Army where he…

M. Jeanne (Long) Keesling

NEW CASTLE – M. Jeanne (Long) Keesling, 91, passed away on Tuesday, July 3 in New Castle. She was born on June 6, 1927 to Albert and Mabel Long in New Castle. Jeanne graduated from New Castle High School in 1945 and attended Wittenberg University. She married Thomas Waggoner, also from New Castle, who became…

Elma L. Alcorn

Elma L. Alcorn, 94, of New Castle, went to meet her Lord and family in heaven on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 while at Henry Community Health. She was born March 12, 1924 in Cambridge City, a daughter of the late Carlos Durham and Anice (Shell) Sosby. A 1943 graduate of New Castle High School, Elma…

Marian Elaine (Harlow) Prior

Marian Elaine (Harlow) Prior, 94, a New Castle resident, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, July 1, 2018. She was born on February 15, 1924 in Huntingburg, Indiana, a daughter of the late Robert Leslie Harlow and Hazel (Winkler) Harlow. Marian married the love of her life, Paul W. Prior, Sr. on July…

Judith Kay James

Judith Kay James, 73, of New Castle passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 at Henry Community Health. She was born June 10, 1945 in New Castle to Robert D. and Virginia L. (Heath) Johnson. She married Max L. James on July 25, 1965 and together they owned and operated JuMa Tours for 22 years. This…

Patricia Ann “Tricia” Harding

Patricia Ann “Tricia” Harding passed away June 15, 2018 surrounded by her family at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis, after a brief illness of cancer. Tricia was born in New Castle, September 30, 1944, to Floyd and Neva (Norris) Harding. She attended New Castle schools and graduated Chrysler High School in 1962. After working several…

Ima Coe Wirth

Ima Coe Wirth, 104, of New Castle, passed away peacefully on the evening of Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle. She was born November 8, 1913 in Bath County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late John Clay Reeves and Ona (Atchison) Reeves. Ima Coe was a 1932 graduate of…

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