• Local muffler man, biker Cleve Gore remembered for help, talents

    Local businessman John Cleveland “Cleve” Gore has died at 53 after battling cancer.

    Gore died Friday, Dec. 5, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick.

    Gore operated Shallotte Muffler Shop for 31 years and was involved with the local motorcycle community.

    Civietown Fire Chief Mark Hewett said he and Gore have been friends for a long time.

    Gore, a graduate of West Brunswick High School, served as vice president and then president, twice, of the Concerned Bikers Association/A.B.A.T.E. of Brunswick County.

  • Mildred Kivett

    Mildred C. Kivett, 85, passed Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice.
    She was born Aug. 9, 1927. Mildred spent her childhood years at the Methodist Children’s Home in Winston-Salem, which she loved dearly, and the majority of her adult life in Greensboro. She retired to Holden Beach with her dearly loved husband of 63 years, Rossie.

  • Charles Gladden

    Charles Everett Gladden Sr., (No. 1 Trouble), 77, of Supply, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.
    He was born on Kings Mountain Battleground, S.C., on Oct. 18, 1934, eldest son of the late James Everette Gladden and Ollie Susanna Lovelace Gladden.
    Mr. Gladden was a retired truck driver after 62 years. He was a loving father, Paw-Paw, brother and good friend to everyone.
    Charles was a senior member of OOIDA, and was a longtime member of Teamster Local 391.

  • Charlotte Fedak

    Charlotte Ann Fedak, 62, of Carolina Shores, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at her home.
    Mrs. Fedak was born March 23, 1950, in Queens, N.Y., to the late Edward and Charlotte Furman O’Keefe.
    She worked as an accountant for several years.

  • Bruce Cohen

    Bruce A. Cohen, 74, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.
    A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at St. James Catholic Church in Conway, S.C.
    Arrangements by Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

  • Mickey Carver

    Marion “Mickey” Theresa Carver, 88, of Cathlamet, Wash., and previously Oak Island, passed into the arms of her Savior on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at St. John Hospital in Longview Wash.
    Mickey was born in 1924 in Trenton, N.J., to Marion Theresa Christof and John J. Maloney.
    She graduated from Trenton Central High School in 1942 and married Robert Bruce Carver in 1944 at Trinity Episcopal “Old Swedes” Church in Swedesboro, N.J.

  • Buddy Carroll

    Claude Elvin “Buddy” Carroll, 67, died peacefully in his sleep at his home on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012.
    Buddy was born in Jacksonville on July 1, 1945, a son of the late Claude Andrew and Mildred Norton Carroll.
    A veteran of the U.S. Navy.

  • Thomas Boyd

    Thomas McMullen Boyd, 84, of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012.
    Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Lee Funeral Home Chapel.
    Arrangements by Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

  • Jim Begala

    Arthur James “Jim” Begala, 71, of St. James, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at his home.
    He was born in Newark, N.J., on Sept. 10, 1940, and was the son of the late Arthur James Begala Sr. and Ruby Eason Williams Begala.
    He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Begala; two children, Robert James Begala of Westmont, Ill., and Susan Jeanne Begala-Brothers of Chicago, Ill.; and two grandchildren.

  • Janet Wittko

    Janet E. Wittko, 71, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, with her family by her side after a lengthy fight with cancer.
    She was a long-term resident of South Kortright, N.Y., and for the past 17 years resided in Ash.
    Janet was born Dec. 15, 1940, in Bovina Center, N.Y. She was married in 1967 to Robert C. Wittko Sr. of South Kortright, N.Y.
    Janet owned and operated a beauty salon, Jan’s Beauty Salon in Stamford, N.Y., prior to joining her husband in their hearing aid business, Wittko Hearing Aid Center, in Oneonta, N.Y.