My condolences to all the family and friends of Marcia (Lock) Durian. Having spent two years at Garfield with Alf and Marcia I don't remember that they were related. I am thankful for all who keep up this website. I am glad for all you are teaching me and helping to appreciate friends from beautiful memories.
Condolences to Alfred Reams on the death of his daughter Kimberly Reams.
Kimberly Ann Reams
Alton - Kimberly Ann Reams age 53 departed this life on Saturday November 12, 2022, at her home with family at her side. Visitation from noon. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 19, 2022, at Cathy M. Williams & Sons Funeral Home. Burial Upper Cemetery. Monday November 21, 2022, at 11 a.m.
Happy birthday to Ron Frost, our star '65 newspaper investigator. He finds obits of classmates' brother's aunt's sister's daughter.... He has collected military news clips of our veterans. He has helped us find many, many missing classmates. Thanks for all you do, Ron!
We all have a lot to be thankful for. I'm thankful my dau-in-law is having the dinner at THEIR house, and I can cook and bring a few sides. I'm thankful for living an amazing 3/4 century, and for every day I have left! So thankful for my health. Thankful for my family and friends, and my roots in Alton and USA.
Laurence Raymond McAneny II (Larry) age 75, died at home of sudden cardiac arrest. He was predeceased by his daughter Meghan. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Faye and son Bren, daughter in law Genevieve of Asheville, NC, and son Grant of Silver Spring. He is also survived by his sisters, Barbara McAneny (SteveKanig) and Julie Pitts(Alan) and niece Jennifer and nephew Jeff, sister in law Helen Schoene and nephew Tom.
He worked for many years for The Erie Insurance and enjoyed a lifelong avocation as writer, poet, and military historian. A volume of his poetry, Spook Valley Theology, was published in 2020. Larry had a wicked sense of humor and loved to share his extensive knowledge of history and literature.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 1:30pm on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at St Andrew Catholic Church, 11600 Kemp Mill Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20902. A Repast at the family home will follow. Internment of ashes at a later date at Cool Spring Cemetery, Berryville, VA, a historic Civil War Battefield territory, part of The Holy Cross Abbey.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to World Villages for Children or the American Civil War Battlefield Trust (details below).