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Patsy Joan “Patti Jo” Sanders

Patsy Joan “Patti Jo” Sanders, 81, of New Castle, passed away on the evening of Friday, April 27, 2018 at brief stay at Heritage House of New Castle. She was born December 23, 1936 in New Castle, a daughter of the late Fred and Della (Sneed) Sanders. Patti Jo was a 1954 graduate of New…

Robert Jerrold (Jerry) Ellis

On February 23rd, 2018 Robert Jerrold (Jerry) Ellis, 86, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family in San Jose, California. He was the son of the late Mike and Helen (Logan) Ellis. From his birth in New Castle, Indiana, January 23, 1932 until his passing, Jerry strived to be his best while ensuring those around…

Larry Michael White

Larry Michael White, 74, of New Castle passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his home, following a brief illness. He was born August 13, 1943 in New Castle. He was a son of the late Vaughn Gerald White and Thelma (Lovelace) White Yocom. Mike served on the New Castle Police Department, and was the…

Donald Emerson Coomes

Donald Emerson Coomes of Washington, IN passed away Feb. 24, 2018 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis following major heart surgery. He had been in poor health for over a year. He was born in New Castle on June 30, 1945 to Robert Donald Coomes and Joan Young Grunden. Don graduated from Walter P. Chrysler…

Chief Brad Catron Memorial Fund

The Chief Brad Catron Memorial Fund is a “Field of Interest” fund established to provide support for local organizations to ensure that every child has access to proper equipment for their desired sport, including all youth/school sports in New Castle in honor of Brad Catron. Chief Catron was a friend and familiar face at New Castle…

Gladys Thompson

Gladys Thompson, 88, of New Castle, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Hickory Creek of New Castle. She was born February 27, 1929 in Jeremiah, Kentucky to the late Jasper and Georgia (Back) Hampton. She had been employed as a cook at Tri High School cafeteria. An avid sports fan, she followed all five…

Gary Thomas Bouslog

Gary Thomas Bouslog, 68, a New Castle resident, passed away Friday January 26, 2018. He was born December 31, 1949, in New Castle, a son of the late Scott and Doris Thomas Bouslog. Gary was a New Castle resident most of his life. He was a 1968 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School and…

James (Jim) L. Garvin

James (Jim) L. Garvin, 87, of New Castle, IN, passed away on the morning of Thursday, January 25, 2018 at The Heritage Pointe in Fort Wayne, IN surrounded by his children. Jim was born on July 1, 1930 in New Castle, a son of the late Raymond and Opal (Bond) Garvin. Jim was a proud…

Helen Weaver

Helen Weaver, 81, a lifelong resident of New Castle passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, FL. She was born May 23, 1936 in New Castle to the late Frank and Rosa (Gardner) Enochs. Helen was a devoted teacher, where she taught at Wilbur Wright, Greenstreet, Hernly and Weir. She served as principal…

Foundation to Hold Spring Grant Workshop

The Henry County Community Foundation (HCCF) will be hosting the Spring Grant Workshop on Wednesday, January 31st at 4:00 PM.  It will be held in the New Castle-Henry County Public Library auditorium.  The workshop is for Henry County nonprofit organizations wishing to submit an application for the Spring 2018 Community Grant cycle.  Attendance is mandatory for…

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