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Richard A. (Dick) Riley

Richard A. (Dick) Riley, proud member of the New Castle High School Class of 1960, passed away on May 18, 2019 in Charlotte, NC at the age of 77. Dick was born to Richard A. (Dick) Riley and Helen G. Riley on February 16, 1942 in Fall River, Massachusetts.   Dick lived in New Castle from…

E. Lewis Larrison

E. Lewis Larrison, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana June 25, 1926. He passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019 in New Castle, Indiana. Lew was married to his high school sweetheart, Marjorie Ann Garrett, until her death in 2002. They had three children, Luanne Larrison of Bloomington, Indiana, Amy Larrison Gillan of South Bend, Indiana,…

Dorothy Ann Seibel

Dorothy Ann Seibel, 90, formerly of Greensburg, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019. Dorothy was born January 26, 1929 in Greensburg, to Sylvia Reed and George Reed. She was a 1947 graduate of Greensburg High School. On November 8, 1947, she married Harold Seibel in Greensburg, and he preceded her in death on December…

Beverly Ann Hankenhoff

Beverly Ann Hankenhoff, of New Castle passed away March 24, 2019 at Henry Community Health. She was born September 11, 1933 in Daleville, IN to the late Kenneth and Elma (Richman) Partain. She was a 1951 graduate of New Castle High School and received a bachelor’s degree in 1954 and a master’s degree in 1966…

Danny Ray Massengale

Danny Ray Massengale, 73, of New Castle passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019 at his home. He was born August 12, 1945 in Monticello, KY to the late Jess and Opal (Sumpter) Massengale. He retired from Chrysler Corp. in 1997 after 30 years of service. Danny is a veteran of the U.S. Army and served…

James Michael “Mike” Gardner

James Michael “Mike” Gardner, 47, of Spiceland, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 following a brief battle with cancer. He was born December 16, 1971 in Muncie, a son of James R. and Sharon (Starbuck) Gardner. A 1990 graduate of Tri High School, he also graduated from Northwestern Technical College’s Diesel Technician program. He was…

John Thompson Jr.

John Thompson, Jr., 88 of New Castle passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Heritage House. He was born February 19, 1930 in Waynesburg, KY to the late John Jackson and Gracie (Carter) Thompson, Sr. A veteran of the Korean War with the U.S. Army, he served with the 45th infantry for 14 months, he…

Rosemary Hurst

Rosemary Hurst died February 8, 2019 at Glen Oaks Health Campus. She was born in Rushville, IN on April 3, 1939 to the late Bernard and Florine Hurst. She was a lifelong educator, serving Warren Township Schools, Indianapolis, IN. Yorktown Community Schools, Miami University in Miami, OH and Ball State University in Muncie, IN. Family…

Steven K. Auten

Steven K. Auten, 66, of New Castle, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Glen Oaks Health Campus. He was born June 11, 1952 in Henry County the son of Eugene and Patricia Auten. Steve retired from Gardens of Memory in Muncie. He worked in new and used car sales and insurance most of his…

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