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Glena Banks Coffin

Glenda Banks Coffin, 85, of New Boston, New Hampshire passed away on November 27, 2019 at the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Center in Concord New Hampshire. She was born August 29, 1934 to the late Benjamin Clarence and Ethel Banks in Ashville Alabama. After marriage to George Richard Coffin, Glenda lived across America…

Ted A. Garner

Ted A. Garner, 73, of Mooreland, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. He was born October 19, 1946 in Clinton County, KY, a son of the late Odell and Opal (Cross) Garner. Ted retired from the Box Factory in New Castle and then retired from the City of…

2019 Santa Grants

Santa Grants Available for 2019 This Christmas, the Henry County Community Foundation is helping Santa provide grants to five area non-profit organizations who have been extra good this year.  In order to help Santa out, please write a “Dear Santa” letter to the Foundation highlighting an area non-profit that is making a big difference in…

2020 Finalists for Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Henry County Community Foundation Announces 2020 Finalists for Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship The finalists for the Henry County Community Foundation 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program are Rylee Johnson, Shenandoah High School; Alexandra LaMar, Blue River Valley High School; Emma-Kate Moore, Knightstown High School; Tytus Ragle, New Castle High School; Eli Richards, Hagerstown High School;…

John J. Maher

John J. Maher, 81, of New Castle passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at Glen Oaks Health Campus, following an extended illness. He was born August 10, 1938 in Indianapolis, a son of the late Joseph A. and Mildred (Casey) Maher. A 1956 graduate of New Castle High School, John also graduated from Notre Dame in…

Kent A. Keith

Kent A. Keith, 58, of New Castle Indiana passed away at home, after an extended illness, on October 11, 2019. Kent was born in New Castle, Indiana on February 14, 1961 to the late Jack E. Keith and Billie “Gay” (Frost) Keith. A lifetime resident of New Castle, Kent graduated from New Castle Chrysler High…

Sarah “Sally” F. Perry

Sarah “Sally” F. Perry, 76, of New Castle passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at her residence. She was born February 16, 1943 in New Castle, Indiana to the late Thomas and Florence (Circle) Lawter. She retired from Credit Thrift Loan Company in New Castle as well as New Castle Healthcare Center. Sarah was a…

Howard Terrill “Terry” Harvey

Howard Terrill (“Terry”) Harvey, 72, of New Castle passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation Center. Terry was born October 26, 1946 in Muncie, to the late Robert and Martha (Walker) Harvey. Terry grew up in Mt. Summit across the street from the school where his mother was a teacher. Growing up in…

Wilma Borders

Wilma Borders, of New Castle passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation Center in New Castle. She was born April 25, 1937 in Greencastle, Indiana, she was the daughter of Charles and Irene (Lanham) Clark. Wilma and her husband, Phil, were married at Gobin Memorial Church on the campus of DePauw University in…

William “Bill” F. Weaver

William F. “Bill” Weaver, 78, of New Castle went home to be with his heavenly Father on Saturday, July 13, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born September 29, 1940 in Loudon, Tennessee to the late Herbert Weaver and Irene (Lindsey) Antic. Bill was a 1958 graduate of New Castle High School and joined…

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