January 24, 2013

Jan. 23, 2013 @ 05:10 PM

Mary “Maxine” Gray Evans
DURHAM — Mrs. Mary “Maxine” Gray Evans, 80, of Durham, departed this life on January 19, 2013 at her home.
Maxine is survived by two daughters, Crystal Evans Devine and Theresa Evans Woodward of Durham; one son-in-law, Donald Ward; two step sons, Larry Best and David Best; two step daughters, Marion Best and Lillie Best, all of Durham; two special cousins, Dorothy Mae McDuffie, of Raleigh and Willis Williams of Chicago, Ill.; 14 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; one great great grandson; and a host of loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Saint Mark A.M.E. Zion Church, 531 South Roxboro Street, Durham. Viewing will commence at 12 p.m. and the service at 1 p.m.
Arrangements by Scarborough & Hargett Funeral Home.

Hermine (Heidi) Salgo
DURHAM — Hermine (Heidi) Salgo died on January 20, 2013.
Born on July 11, 1914 in Satoraljaujhaly, Hungary, the daughter of Emanuel Weinberger and Lena Altman, she came to this country in 1921 with her family, in search of a better life. She lived most of her life in New York City, moving to Plantation, Florida for her retirement and to Chapel Hill in 2002 to be closer to her family.
Her beloved husband, Robert Salgo, predeceased her in 2001 as did her son, Peter Salgo, in 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Dr. Paula Salgo Clarke (Bridges) and husband, Mills Bridges; son, Stephen Salgo and wife, Sylvia Paroline; grandsons, Dr. Scott (Sarah) Clarke and Ben (Tricia) Clarke; great-grandchildren, Henry and Ida Clarke; as well as nephews, nieces and many friends.
She was a dedicated political liberal and religious non-believer throughout her life and enjoyed good conversation about these topics. She was an intellectual and warm woman who also enjoyed good food, good books, and visits with her family and friends.  She lived for her last three years in the Brian Center of Durham where she enjoyed the kind and generous nursing care of Vivian, Mimi and many others.
The family extends their profound gratitude to this staff for their assistance.
Graveside service is in Valhalla, New York on February 10th, 2013. A tribute to her life for friends and family will be held at her daughter’s home at a later date.
Online condolences at CremationSocietyNC.com

George Lee Williams Jr.
DURHAM - George Lee Williams Jr. (RAB) departed his life on January 19, 2013.
He is survived by his father, Lee Williams Sr.; step-father, Lenbyrg Floyd; his son, George Williams IV; three sisters, Miranda Horton, Wanda Bostic, Regina W. Lennon; a special aunt, Sandra Poole; and a host of special nephews, cousins and friends. 
Services will be at Holloway Memorial Funeral Home on Saturday, January 26, at 2 p.m. with visitation at 1 p.m. 

Frank Doyle
GREENVILLE, NC — Mr. Frank Doyle, 92, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013.
A Funeral Mass will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church. Entombment will be at Homestead Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow at Cypress Glen in the Four Seasons Room.
Frank was a native of Yonkers, New York and served in the United States Army during World War II. For 40 years, he was employed with Burroughs Wellcome & Co. He was a member of St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church. A 4th Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus, he was very active in helping other parishes in eastern North Carolina establish their Knights of Columbus organizations. He was also a member of Kiwanis, where he was the longest serving member in the Golden K Kiwanis Club. Frank volunteered with Meals on Wheels and the reading program at Wahl Coates Elementary School. Frank had a great sense of humor and enjoyed his friendships from work, church, Cypress Glen and other groups.
He was a member of the Greenville Country Club for 36 years, where he enjoyed playing golf with his friends. He also enjoyed ACC Basketball, especially watching Carolina Tar Heel Basketball. He had a great love of sports and attended baseball and basketball games whenever possible. He would love to arrive early and always stayed until the last out or the final buzzer.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Dorothy V. Doyle, the love of his life.
He is survived by his devoted family members: daughters, Dorothy “Dot” Doyle, of Durham, Mary Doyle, of Boulder, Colo., and Frances Doyle, of Buffalo, NY; granddaughter, Elyce Haskins, of Maricopa, Ariz.; and a sister, Catherine Doyle, of Yuma, Ariz.
The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home.
Members of the family are grateful to all of the doctors, nurses and resident doctors in the Family Practice Department of the ECU School of Medicine. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 113, Greenville, NC 27835 or to Cypress Glen Benevolent Care Fund, 100 Hickory Street, Greenville, NC 27858.
Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com.