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Obituary Archive

Ursula Pistor

June 20, 2017


Ursula Pistor, age 82 of Hendersonville died Tuesday June 20th at The Elizabeth House.  Shuler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  Services will be private.  

Anthony Joseph Gambone

June 17, 2017


Anthony Joseph Gambone of Hendersonville, age 70 died unexpectedly on June 17th in Valdez, Alaska where he was fishihg with his beloved grandson.  He was the son of Joseph and Carrie Giobbi Gambone.  He was a native of Dunbar, Pa.  He moved to Cleveland, Ohio when he was 10.  He served 3 years in the Army and was a Crew Chief' Door Gunner in Vietnam with the 189th Assault Helicopter Company.  He graduated from Cleveland State University with a degree in accounting and worked for Eaton Corp. for almost 30 years in various locations.  Since retiring to Hendersonville, he was a popular duplicate bridge director and plrayer.  Tony loved to fish, play cards and spend time with friends and family.  He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Denise Gambone; his daughter, Dena Gambone of Hendersonville and his daughter, Laura Gambone and husband Kenneth Nobles of Little Rock, Ar; and four grandchildren whom he adored.  He is also survived by his brother, John Gambone and wife Jeannette of Las Vegas, nephews, John and wife Rosalie and Jim and wife Amy Gambone and great nephews of Flordia. A Celebration of life for family and friends will be held at 7 pm on Tuesday, June 27th in Thomas Shepherd's Church Street Chapel, followed by a reception at the Hendersonville Bridge Center, 301 Lily Pond Road.  A Mass will be offered in memory of Tony at 9 am on Friday, June 30th at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brevard.  Thomas Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Suzanne Michelle Ward

June 13, 2017


Suzanne Michelle Ward, age 51 of Hendersonville died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 13th.  She was the daughter of the late Mildred Case Johnson and J. C. Ward of Zirconia.  She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Brittany Michelle Corpening.  In additon to her father, survivors include her Stepmother Judy Ward; a daughter, Shelby Corpening of East Flat Rock a grandson, Giovanni Munoz of East Flat Rock; two brothers Brian Ward of Campobello, S. C. Shane Ward of Hendersonville; and a nmber of nieces and nephews.  She was a wonderful Mother, daughter, grammie sister, aunt, cousin and niece  She was a friend to everyone.  Services will be private.  Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.