Obituaries

Lorraine E. Ledlie

9 February 2021

Lorraine E. (Nadeau) Ledlie, 95, of Smithfield, died on Tuesday February 9, 2021. She was the wife of the late James E. Ledlie, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret.).

Thomas Alva Pledge, Jr.

14 July 1934 - 9 February 2021

Thomas Alva Pledge, Jr. left his earthly home on Feb 9, 2021. Tom was born in Des Moines, Iowa on July 14, 1934 and, obviously, was named after his father, who was named after Thomas Alva Edison. Since his father moved out when Tom was about two, he never got to know him or hear from him again.

James McDonald

8 April 1933 - 7 February 2021

James "Jim" McDonald passed away at age 87, on Sunday, February 7, 2021, in Knoxville, Tennessee. With courage and a sense of humor he battled serious medical issues in recent years.

Dympnia Judge Jessich

5 February 2021

Dympnia (aka Dympna) Marie Judge Jessich passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 5, 2021 in Austin, Texas. She was 87. She was predeceased by her parents, Michael Judge and Mary Ann Fallen Judge, her husband, Frank Jessich, her twin brother, Fr. Mychal Judge, O.F.M., Chaplain, FDNY and her sister Erin McTernan.

Syed Shujaat Ali

31 January 2021

Our beloved brotherly friend, Syed Shujaat Ali, badge #71757 passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021, in Chicago, USA and burial was held on Monday, February 01, 2021 at Asar Prayer time.

Mohammad Wajihuddin

25 January 2021

Ex-employee of Saudi Aramco, Mr. Mohammad Wajihuddin, ID No. 72755, fell prey to deadly Covid-19 on January 25, 2021 in a local Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan.

Abdul Hamid Fazal

20 March 1944 - 22 January 2021

Abdul Hamid Fazal, an ex-employee of Dhahran Laboratory Department of Saudi Arabian Oil Company, badge No. 72911, passed away on Friday, January 22nd at the age of 76 years. He was surrounded by his loved ones.

James W. Young

2 February 1928 - 15 January 2021

James W. (Jim) Young, Ed.D. passed into the presence of the Lord on January 15, 2021 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin just short of his 93rd birthday. He was born February 2, 1928, to William L. Young and Marguerite Nuesse Young in Indianapolis.

Stuart Kraft Baer

8 August 1931 - 14 January 2021

Stuart Kraft "Stu" Baer, 89 formerly of Coseytown Road passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at his home. Born in Paramount, Maryland on August 8, 1931, he was the son of the late Norman Henry and Sara Jane Kraft Baer.

Edward Daley Rasmussen Sr.

22 December 1937 - 13 January 2021

Edward Daley Rasmussen Sr. died on January 13, 2021 in Livermore, California surrounded by his seven children. Ed was born on December 22, 1937, and grew up in Redding, Connecticut.

Marion Wier DeFord

6 November 1927 - 2 January 2021

Marion Wier Rich DeFord, age 93, passed away peacefully at home on January 2, 2021, surrounded by family. She was born November 6, 1927 in San Angelo, Texas to John L. Wier and Mabel Alice Perkins Wier.

James Tidwell

6 November 1947 - 31 December 2020

We will remember James David Tidwell as a fine scholar, a beloved teacher, and an outstanding athlete. More than anything, he loved a good discussion on topics ranging from Existentialism to the Detroit Lions.