Obituaries, February 4, 2014

Feb. 03, 2014 @ 08:07 PM

Alfredo Donnel Jobel

DURHAM — Alfredo Donnel Jobel, 28, departed his life on February 1, 2014. He leaves behind his daughter Victoria, son Alfredo Jr., mother Sandra, two brothers, Gary, Luis, sister Angel, and many other relatives.
A viewing will be held at Holloway Memorial Funeral Home on Friday at 1:30 pm and the funeral will be 2:30 pm.

Frank Alberto Boada

BURLINGTON — Mr. Frank Alberto Boada, 87, passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday February 1, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Jackie L. Boada; daughter, Lucy Boada Cooper; sons, Albert William Boada, Richard John Boada & wife Marie Esmeralda Lessa, and Andre' Francisco Boada; grandchildren, Andrew Wayne Cooper and Alexandra Marie Boada.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Maria De Los Anglos Prieta and Dr. Alberto Boada Miquel; and son, Michael John Boada.
A memorial service will conducted on Thursday February 6th, 2014 at 2 PM at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary's Rd. Hillsborough, NC 27278. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. N. Brooks Graebner.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Hospice Home and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215 or Parkinson Association of the Carolinas, 5970 Fairview Road, Suite 217, Charlotte, NC 28210.

Irving L. Massicotte

HILLSBOROUGH — Mr. Irving L. Massicotte, 90, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at the VA Medical Center. He was born in New Hanover County to the late Otto Massicotte and the late Ruby Massicotte. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II and then afterwards was a machinist in avionics.
Mr. Massicotte is survived by his wife, D’Att Massicotte of Hillsborough.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday at Cross Roads Baptist Church with Pastor Bruce Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Clements Funeral Home in Hillsborough.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc., in Hillsborough, N.C. Online condolences may be made at

Alfonse “Al” J. Mazzucca

APEX — Mr. Alfonse “Al” J. Mazzucca, 87, of Apex, North Carolina passed away peacefully on Monday, February 3, 2014 at his home. He was born in Manhattan on April 30, 1926 to Josephine (Solazzi) and Benjamin Mazzucca of Melfi, Italy, and lived most of his adult life in Durham, NC. Al began his career as a courier for American Tobacco Company in NY during the early 50’s and later moved to Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company in a credit manager role for international accounts until his retirement in 1988.
Al was a quiet, patient, conservative man with a dry sense of humor that could bring a smile to everyone around him. He loved sharing stories of his childhood and adolescent years in the Bronx with family and friends. In his earlier years, Al loved working with his hands and taking on household projects from painting a room to building an outside deck. He loved watching sports, particularly Atlanta Braves baseball.
Al was predeceased by his wife, Doris, of 45 years, his brother Louis Mazzucca, and his sister, Tessie Zonghetti. He is survived by his daughter, Theresa Mazzucca-Brewer (Brian) of Timberlake, NC, son, Thomas Mazzucca (Debbie) of Nashville, Tennessee, and son Michael Mazzucca (Cheryl) of Apex, NC. Also survived by his sisters, Concetta Vernoia (Louis) of Coconut Creek, FL, Janet Fonti of Margate, FL, six grandchildren, four great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 7 until 9 p.m. at Clements Funeral Home, Durham, NC. Funeral services for Al will be at St. Matthews Catholic Church, Durham, NC on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 12 noon. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or charity of choice. Special thanks to the staff at Wake Medical Hospital in Cary, NC and to Paulette, Martha and Judy from Good Health Services for their special care and support.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc., in Durham, N.C. Online condolences may be made at

Edna Katherine Maness Sharpe

GREENSBORO — Edna Katherine Maness Sharpe, 102, died January 31, 2014 at Twin Lakes Retirement Community in Burlington, NC following a brief decline in health.
A memorial service will be held in honor of Edna for her many friends at the Twin Lakes Communityin the Chapel, Burlington NC Friday, February 7, 2014 at 2:00.A Celebration of her life will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 1:00 in the Chapel, First Presbyterian Church, 617 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC. A gathering of family and friends will immediately follow in the Blair Hagan room.
The eldest daughter of Katherine Montgomery Maness and Asa Maxwell Maness, Edna was born in Greensboro, NC on March 26, 1911.She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Perry Sharpe, Jr. and her daughter, Barbara Sharpe Latta.  Edna is survived by her daughter Helen Sharpe Ozment and husband Burton of Pinehurst, NC, her son Ernest Perry Sharpe III and wife Carey McCloskey of Durham, NC, and her youngest brother, Julian M. Maness and wife Emily of Durham, NC. In addition, Edna had three grandchildren whom she loved dearly: Kurt Ozment of Ankara, Turkey; Sandi Ozment Thorman and husband Ben of Charlotte, NC; Spencer Perry Sharpe of Durham, NC.
Edna was a life member of First Presbyterian Church. She participated in the Fellowship Sunday School class serving as treasurer for 50 years.  She was actively involved in the Women of the Church, Bethany, and Friendship Day. Volunteer work was a constantsource of fulfillment for Edna. She was a Cub and Brownie Scout Leader, President of the PTA, and volunteered extensively with theRed Cross Blood Mobile and in the Church newsroom.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Pastoral Care or Friendship Day.
Online condolences may be offered at
Forbis and Dick North Elm Street Chapel is assisting the family.