Obituaries

Born Aug. 11, 1939, Mrs. Carolyn Travis Elliott, 80, of Cape Charles, went to be with the Lord, March 21, 2020, with her husband and two daughters by her side after a vigilant fight against Alzheimer’s. She was predeceased by her parents, Letcher and Evelyn Travis; and her brother, Letcher...

Emily Mooney

Ms. Emily Ann Culver Mooney passed away March 11 peacefully at her home in Virginia Beach at age 78. She is survived by her sister, Mary Culver Payne;her three children, Howard J. Mooney Jr., Sarah A. Saiya, and Thomas O. Mooney; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. In lieu of...
Mr. Harold Fletcher Ward, 87, husband of Mary Helen Miller Ward and a resident of Exmore, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. A native of Exmore, he was the son of the late Golden Edward Ward Sr. and the late Lola...
Mr. Granville Drummond Ross, 95, of Hallwood, husband of the late Charlotte Smith Ross, passed away March 16, 2020, at Shore Health and Rehab Center in Parksley. Born June 23, 1924, in Messongo, he was the son of the late James Frank Ross and Emma Daisey Godwin Ross. Mr. Ross...
Mr. Kenna Charles Fetterman, 69, loving husband of Betty White Fetterman and a resident of Temperanceville, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Saint Francis Hospital in Wilmington, Del. Born March 4, 1951, in Nassawadox, and raised in Quinby, he was a son of the late Robert Stahl Fetterman...
Dr. Orest Lubomyr Pelech, 73, died at home March 13, 2020, after a long illness. He was born stateless in a German refugee camp in 1947 following his parents’ escape from Ukraine. His family emigrated to Argentina and later to the United States. Dr. Pelech graduated from Seton Hall Prep...
Mrs. Shirley Pruitt Godwin, 83, residing at Masonic Home of Virginia, went to be with the Lord March 13, 2020. Mrs. Godwin was born in Onancock and lived on the Eastern Shore for most of her life. After graduating from high school, she attended nursing school and obtained her...
Mrs. Catherine Ann “Cathy” Rogers, 76, wife of Donald Kent “Don” Rogers, Sr., of Painter, formerly of Reading, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center in Parksley. Born July 16, 1943 in Cradock, near Portsmouth, Va., she was a daughter of the late...
Mr. Dixie James Grinnalds, 96, of Melfa, died Monday, March 9, 2020, at Commonwealth Senior Living in Onancock. Born June 17, 1923, in Daugherty, he was the son of the late Julia Ann Bull Grinnalds and the late Samuel Upshur Grinnalds. He was the husband of the late Carolyn Scott...
Mr. Robert Peter Lalor Jr. died peacefully at his Onancock residence March 7, 2020. The only child of Robert Peter Lalor Sr. and Helen Frances Lalor, of New York, N.Y., he was born March 24, 1950. Raised in New York City and Pinehurst, N.C., Pete was a graduate of...