Obituaries

William Alfred Rome

1 February 1925 - 16 January 2024

William (Bill) Alfred Rome died January 16th, 2024 at the age of 98. He passed peacefully at home under hospice care surrounded by family in Las Vegas, Nevada where he had lived since retiring from Aramco in 1988.

Mary Ellen Motichek

19 July 1955 - 7 January 2024

On January 7, 2024, Mary Ellen Motichek left this world at the age of 68. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Ellen was born to the late Lawrence and Bertha (Meaux) Andrus on July 19, 1955, in Marrero, Louisiana.

Stanley F. Pasavage

8 January 1942 - 5 January 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Stanley F. Pasavage of Endicott, NY. Born on January 8, 1942 in Carbondale, PA, Stan peacefully departed this world on January 5, 2024, at Mercy House surrounded by those he loved most.

Orry Jordan LaCroix

28 January 1991 - 3 January 2024

Orry Jordan LaCroix, of Aurora, Colorado, passed away on the morning of January 3rd, 2024, peacefully at home in his sleep. He was 32 years of age. Orry was born in Austin, Texas on January 28, 1991, to his parents Pierre LaCroix and Audrey Ann Campbell.

Patt Staley

26 December 2023

Patt Staley, wife of Mike Staley for 52 years, passed away peacefully with her children at her side the day after Christmas.

Frank Ceil Stolz Jr.

1 January 1940 - 25 December 2023

Major Frank C. Stolz Jr entered this world on New Year's Day 1940 and went to heaven on Christmas Day 2023. He knew how to make a statement. A Celebration of Life service for Frank will be held Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 1:30 PM at Hill Country Bible Church, 12124 Ranch Rd 620 N, Austin, TX 78750.

Adriana Fucile Hopper

23 April 1935 - 19 December 2023

Adriana Fucile Hopper, was born on April 23, 1935 in Cairo, Egypt where she grew up in a distinguished Italian family on Zamalek island. She attended Italian schools there before getting a BA at the University of Pisa in Italy.

Willirie Marion Beeson

17 December 1933 - 16 December 2023

Willirie "Bill" Marion Beeson, 89, of Hemphill, Texas passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at his residence. Bill was born on December 17, 1933 in Brookhaven, Mississippi to Leland Beeson and Lela Bessonette Beeson.

James Howard Steele

24 February 1938 - 16 December 2023

James Howard Steele died on December 16, 2023 in Dewitt County, Texas. James was born February 24, 1938 in Kingsville, Texas. He graduated from H. M. King High School in 1956.

Ralph Gordon Johnson III

11 December 2023

Dr. Ralph Gordon Johnson III passed away peacefully in Round Rock, Texas on December 11, 2023, at the age of 79. He was born in Douglas, Arizona and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts where he was a graduate of Brockton High school and then Bowdoin College.

Carol Elizabeth Reade

2 December 1960 - 1 December 2023

Carol Elizabeth Reade, 62, of Mountain View passed away on December 1, 2023 from complications of metastatic breast cancer. Carol faced the disease with optimism and determination and fought fiercely to maximize time with her son. She passed peacefully at home, surrounded by loving friends and family.

Thomas Joe Harrell

11 August 1949 - 1 December 2023

Thomas Joe Harrell of Clermont, Florida, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2023, following a long and courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Tom was born on August 11, 1949, in Niles, Michigan, the third of four sons of Lonnie Lee and Erna May (Smith) Harrell.