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Denise Allison Gallo

October 1, 2015

Denise Alliuson Gallo, age 52 of Hendersonville died  on Thursday, October 1st at the Elizabeth House following a courageous fight with cancer.  She is survived by her loving husband, Louis J. Gallo, her parents, George and Janice Steinmetz of Hendersonville ,two daughters, Alanna and Gianna, sons, George, Joey and Demetrius and 3 grandchildren.  Asheville Mortuary is in charge of the arragements.

Ronald Stanley Rutkowski

September 30, 2015

Ronald Stanley Rutkowski, age 65 of Hendersonville died Wednesday, September 30th at his home after an extended illness.  A funeral service will be held at 2:30 pm Wednesday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel.  Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Marilyn Maue Neary

September 25, 2015

Marilyn Maue Neary, age 91 of Hendedrsonvlle died Friday, Septemjber 25th at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.  She was born ih the Brox, New York.  She was a pateht attorney for over 30 years.  Prior to her time as a attorney, she had worked for a short period as a chemist.  She is survived by her loving nieces,nephews ad cousins.  No local services are planned.  Burial will be at the Gates of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover, New Jersey.  Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Ronald Miles Gardner

September 23, 2015

Ronald Miles Gardener,, age 67 of Flat Rock died Wednesday, September 23rd at his home following a long illness.  He was a native of Barnardsville.  He was a U S Army Veteran.  He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Mildred Gardner;  a daughter, Stephanie Waldrup and her husband, Cimmaron; two sos, Jeffrey Scott Gardner and his wife Shawna  all of Asheville and Darrell Gardner and his wife, Joyce of Mars Hill, two stepchildren, Cindy Glover-Hoxit of Hendersonville and Sheri Glover Gaffney and her husband, Ryan of Fletcher.  Two Grandchildren and three step-grandchildren along with other family members. A memorial sservice will be held at noon on Wednesday, October 7th at Thomas Shepherd's Church Street Chapel.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will follow the servce at hte Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with military honors.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert "Dewey" Drake

February 11, 2015

Robert "Dewey" Drake died February 11, 2015 .  He was born in Hendersonville, N. C,. and was the son of the late Robert B . and Meta G. Drake.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a son David of Alabama; three brothers, Ralph, Carroll and Odell Drake and five sisters, Lillie Mae Hollihgsworth, Louise Garren, Maude, Ruth and Lola Drake.  He was a veteran of World War II.  He entered the Army in 1942, serving his country in the Pacifc and made a career in the military.  He retired in 1963 to Naples, Fla where he pursued his love of fishing.  Surviving are his wife, Lore and daughter Bobbie of the home.  A son, Dennis of Alabama, eight grand-children; nineteen great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; and two sisters Edith Nelson and Rachel Galloway.  Assisting the family was the national Cremation and Burial Society of Fort Meyers, Fl.