Robert Herman Bain

Robert Herman Bain

Robert Herman ?R.H.? Bain, Jr., of Waverly passed away January 1, 2017. Born September 26, 1936, he was the son of the late Robert Herman Bain, Sr. and Esther Reibsamen Bain. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William Bain.

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Lucia Palma O'Shaughnessy

Lucia Palma O'Shaughnessy

Lucia "Lucy" O'Shaughnessy, 88, the Matriarch of her family passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 22, 2016.   She was a long-time resident of Hampton, Virginia. She is survived by two sons, James "Jim" O'Shaughnessy (Barry), Michael "Mike" Vegh (Holly); her grandchildren, Stuart O'Shaughnessy (Julie), Michael O'Shaughnessy (Dana), Felecia Moore (Rodney); and her great-grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Derek, Tristan, Lauren, Caroline, and Kenley. 

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LeRoy "Roy" Neumann

LeRoy "Roy" Neumann

Service Location: Church of the Resurrection
Service Date: December 28, 2016, 6:00 am

LeRoy "Roy" Neumann, 86, passed away peacefully in his home on Monday December 19, 2016. Roy was born in Elmwood Park, Illinois, and the son of the late LeRoy E. Neumann, Sr. and Anne Neumann. He was a graduate of Leyden High School in Franklin Park, IL and attended the University of Illinois. Roy served for two years in the U.S. Army in Frankfurt, Germany with the Military Police. He was a member of the School Board in District 83 in Melrose Park, IL.
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Fred Duane Holberg

Fred Duane Holberg

Fred Holberg, 90, quietly passed away, early Sunday, December 18, 2016, at Harbor View Emergency, Suffolk, Virginia. Native of Missouri Valley, Southwest Iowa, Fred's Tom Sawyer-ish boyhood with big brother Bob was a bitter-sweet blend of growing up beside Superhighway 66 and the upper edge of the Great Depression Dust Bowl.
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John Frederick Laxton

John Frederick Laxton

Service Location: Baker-Foster Funeral Home
Service Date: December 20, 2016, 1:00 pm

John "Fred" Frederick Laxton, 77, passed away on Wednesday Dec. 14, 2016 in his home. Fred was born in Mullens, West Virginia, the son of the late Richard Samuel and Mable Graham Laxton. He was the widower of Elma June Midgett Laxton. John served in the U. S. Army and was a general insurance agent. He was predeceased by his 10 brothers and sisters; his grandson, John Reid Laxton and step-grandson Eric Rice.
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Carmen Elizabeth ?Betty? Jackson Bain

Carmen Elizabeth ?Betty? Jackson Bain

Carmen Elizabeth ?Betty? Jackson Bain of Waverly departed this world on November 28th after a long term illness. Privately, she was dedicated to her family; providing love, support and care for her husband, three children, nieces, nephews and grandchildren. She was a long time caregiver for her grandmother, Regina Maifeld. She had an extremely tender heart for children and the elderly.  Publicly, she is likely best remembered by seniors as a Waverly hairdresser and by the younger generation as ?The Pool Lady?

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Gloria P. Gowings

Gloria P. Gowings

Gloria Pearson Gowings, 86, passed away Thursday November 10, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Marshall and Rosie Pearson and was predeceased by her husband, Hulbert M. Gowings and son, Pete Gowings. She retired from the Portsmouth Public Schools where she worked as a teacher and later became a principal. Mrs. Gowings is survived by her grandson, Marshall Gowings, II of Chapel Hill N.C.; nephew, Novis Pearson Mary of Suffolk; numerous nieces and nephews and adopted daughter and son Ethel and Wayne Jenkins.
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John R. Woodard

John R. Woodard

Service Location: Liberty Baptist Church
Service Date: November 14, 2016, 6:00 am

John Rudolph "Johnny" Woodard, 69, passed away Wednesday November 9, 2016 surrounded by his loving and caring family. He was the son of the late Rudolph and Mildred Woodard and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He was the owner and operator of Portsmouth Body Works, a wonderful and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be dearly missed. Mr. Woodard is survived by his wife Brenda S.
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Patrick Eugene Murphy

Patrick Eugene Murphy

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, Patrick E. Murphy made his way to his eternal paradise after his courageous battle against cancer. Born on April 27, 1959, Patrick grew to be not only an amazing man, but also an amazing husband, father, brother, son and friend. Patrick had an incredible love for animals and a heart for farming. He was always dedicated to his work and would be a helping hand to anyone in need. Patrick spent his last 10 years as a truck driver for Food Lion Distribution Center where he not only found pride in his job, but many good friends that became his work family.

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Sean Michael Albertson

Sean Michael Albertson

Service Location: Baker-Foster Funeral Home
Service Date: October 24, 2016, 3:00 pm

Sean Michael Albertson, 16, beloved son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin and friend passed away on October 21, 2016. He was born in Portsmouth, Virginia. Sean was a loving person and had a big heart. He loved to laugh and be surrounded by his family. Sean also had a love for tennis shoes, Mexican food, baseball, golf, the Steelers and Nannie's egg cakes. He was truly a gift from God.
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Patrick Ryan Criddle

Patrick Ryan Criddle

Service Location: St. Paul's Catholic Church
Service Date: October 11, 2016, 6:00 am

Patrick Ryan Criddle, 66, passed away Wednesday, October 05, 2016, surrounded by family. Patrick, a native of West Virginia, was raised in Portsmouth and was a longtime resident of Suffolk.He retired from the Naval Station Harbor Pilots, was the owner and operator of Frank L. Jordan Corporation, and had been a captain and docking pilot for McAllister Towing.
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Irving White

Irving White

Service Location: Memorial Service to be held at a later date
Service Date: September 20, 2017, 8:06 am

Irving Butch White, 68, passed away in his home October 4th 2016. He was predeceased by his wife, Laverne; parents, Florence and Irving J. White and brother, Billy Ray White. He was cherished by his daughters Laura and Paula and his sister and brother Ruby and Jerry. He was dearly loved by his grandsons, Johnathon and Daniel Jr. and wife Erica and great granddaughters, Nailani and Kataleya. He owned White's Body Shop. He was best known by family and friends for his laughter and generosity. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to rwbakerfh.com
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Alberta Rochelle Roche

Alberta Rochelle Roche

Alberta Rochelle Roche, 79, passed away on Wednesday September 21, 2016 in Waverly, VA. Alberta was born in Norfolk, and was married for 59 years to Alaric James Roche. She was a member of Moore Swamp Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Alaric J. Roche; her son, Patrick W. Bruzzese; two daughters, Abagail and Joyce Roche; a brother, 2 sisters, 2 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Monday September 26, 2016 at11:00 a.m. at Baker-Foster Funeral Home, Bennett's Creek Chapel by the Pastor Chuck Moseley.
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Jean West Cutchin

Jean West Cutchin

Service Location: Baker-Foster Funeral Home
Service Date: August 26, 2016, 10:00 am

Jean West Cutchin, 90, passed away surrounded by family on August 23, 2016. She was daughter of the late Bertha E and Eugene W. West and was predeceased by her beloved husband John Thomas Cutchin. She is survived by her son John T. Cutchin, Jr and wife Jonquil; daughter Brenda C. Durham and husband Frank; grandchildren Robert Belcher and wife Cathy, Aaron Belcher, Troy Cutchin and wife Jennifer, Meghan Starolis and husband Paul, and Jennifer C.
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Joseph Michael Kalista III

Joseph Michael Kalista III

Service Location: St. Therese's Catholic Church
Service Date: August 26, 2016, 6:00 am

CW04 Joseph M. Kalista III Retired, 70, passed away on August 17, 2016. He was born in Maryland to the late Joseph Jr. and Virginia Kalista. Joseph was a retired Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard serving 30 years. He was a member of St. Mary's Drum and Bugle Corps of Baltimore, MD. Along with his parents, Joseph is predeceased by granddaughter Casey Kalista. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 49 years Catherine M. Kalista, daughter, Julie Schwader and husband CWO-4 James Schwader of Newport Richey, FL, sons; Joseph M.
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Robert Curtis Burdick Sr.

Robert Curtis Burdick Sr.

Service Location: Baker-Foster Funeral Home
Service Date: August 19, 2016, 2:00 pm

Robert C. Burdick, Sr, 85, passed away on August 13, 2016. He was born in North Carolina to the late Carl E. and Surrie O. Burdick and lived most of his life in Roanoke VA. Robert was an Architect and retired from Hayes, Seay, Mattern and Mattern. He was also a Korean War Veteran serving in the U.S. Airforce. Along with his parents he was predeceased by a daughter Regina McDowell. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Barbara R. Burdick of Suffolk, daughter Pat Hillman and husband Chuck of Suffolk; son Robert C.
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Rita F. Marzolf

Rita F. Marzolf

Service Location: Services Private
Service Date: September 20, 2017, 8:06 am

Rita F. Marzolf age 86, of Greenville, South Carolina, passed away peacefully August 5th in Suffolk, Virginia. Born August 1, 1930 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Louis and Marie Favret. She graduated from St. Mary of the Springs Academy in 1948. Rita received her B.S. in Home Economics Education in 1952 at The Ohio State University. She worked as a Private Duty Nurse and Substitute Teacher. Rita attended Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Furman University OLLI Program. She loved swimming, playing golf, and painting.
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Travis Clinton Strange

Travis Clinton Strange

Travis Clinton Strange, 36, passed away on Friday August 5, 2016. Travis is survived by his mother, Lynn W. Johnson Charles; his father, Larry C. Strange Teresa; and a brother, Casey Strange. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Baker-Foster Funeral Home, 5685 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk, VA by Pastor R. Kirk Culpepper. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral. Condolences may be registered at BakerFoster.com.
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Alice Hosier O'Connor

Alice Hosier O'Connor

Service Location: Services Private
Service Date: September 20, 2017, 8:06 am

Alice H. O'Connor, 87, of Oak Island died July 26, 2016. She was born in Suffolk, Virginia and was the daughter of the late Henry Duke and Alice Hosier. She was pre deceased by her husband Thomas J. O'Connor, Jr., son Charles Hosier O'Connor, grandson Thomas J. O'Connor, IV and brother Charles Taylor Hosier. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Jane and Edward Smith, son Thomas J. O'Connor III, grandchildren Laura S. and Harper Bradshaw, Sarah S. And Cody McMahan, Sadie H.
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Audrey Hedgepeth Stewart

Audrey Hedgepeth Stewart

Audrey Hedgebeth Stewart, 95, died July 20, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Addye L. and Willie L. Hedgebeth. She was retired seamstress working being self-employed and worked many years for GS Hobbs Men's Clothing Store. She is survived by her son Walter N. Scott, Jr and wife Nadine of Chesapeake, 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Burial will be private in Holly Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory on Monday, July 25, 2016 from 5:30 – 7 PM.
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