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1991 Obituaries

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David L. Dickerson, (Vermont College), 3/22/2010
Eric R. Kimball, 10/25/1988
Jason A. C. Lange, 9/15/2004
Mark K. Manghi, 12/22/1998
Craig Andrew McDonald, 1/14/2008
Samuel L. Richardson, 3/17/2013

David L. Dickerson

Died Monday, March 22, 2010 at his home, at the age of 61. David was born June 6, 1948 in Millington, the son of Lloyd and Madeline (White) Dickerson.

David earned his Doctorate Degree in Psychiatry at Central Michigan University. He worked his entire life in psychology and psychiatry in Genesee, Saginaw and Lapeer counties. He was an outstanding athlete in his younger days and continued to enjoy sports, especially watching the Detroit Pistons and Detroit Tigers.

Surviving are his daughter, Nicole Dickerson of Saginaw; mother, Madeline Dickerson of Vassar; siblings, Beverly Hutchinson of Vassar, Lyle and wife, Sharon Palaghe of Saginaw, Norma and husband, Robert Farnham of Vassar and Raymond and wife, Linda Dickerson of Brighton; special friends, Tara Buckley and Hoa Dickerson; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and his dog and friend, Chloe. David was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Dickerson.

Funeral service took place at 11 a.m. Friday, March 26 at Martin Funeral Home in Vassar. Pastor Lyle Ohman officiated, with burial in Rich Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Family Fund. Martin Funeral Home of Vassar assisted the family with the arrangements.

Friends may share a memory with the family online at

Jason A. C. Lange

Jason A.C. Lange died at home in Redlands, California on the 15th of September, 2004. He was born at the U.S. Army Hospital in Frankfurt, Germany, on the 14th of February 1969, and was a graduate of the Leelanau School in Glen Arbor, Michigan and Norwich University in Northfield, VT.

Upon commencement he was commissioned as an officer and served honorably in the United States Navy. After moving to California he completed his associate degree in Fire Science. He worked for the Milpitas Fire Department and most recently was employed by the City of San Bernardino Fire Department as a firefighter and paramedic.

Jason is lovingly remembered by his parents, Ann and Robert Lange of Lake Leelanau, Michigan, his brother, Christopher and sister-in-law, Joan Lange, niece, Hadley Rose, and nephew, Jackson Robert all of Traverse City, Michigan, and sister and brother-in-law, Suzanne and Robert Hanmer and nephew, William Robert of Palm Desert, California. Also surviving are three uncles and aunts, William and Susan Smith of Portland, Oregon, Richard and Judy Smith of Kalamazoo, Michigan and Elaine and Brian Pearson of Dearborn, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Virginia Smith and his paternal grandparents, Rudy and Ellen Lange.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial may be dedicated to the A.K. Smiley Public Library, 125 West Vine St., Redlands, CA 92373

Craig Andrew McDonald

Craig Andrew McDonald, 40, Morristown. A celebration of life service for Craig Andrew, age 40, of 903 North Umberland Street, Morristown, will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the family home in Morristown. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the family home. Burial will be in the family plot. Arrangements are with Frary Funeral Home.

Mr. McDonald passed away January 14, 2008. Craig is survived by his parents, Joe and Shirley McDonald as well as brothers, Aaron McDonald and wife, Cheryl Young McDonald and their two children Michaela and Seamus of Bozeman, Montana, and Albert McDonald and Ellen Gimperline McDonald and their two children Chloe and Benjamin of Livingston, Montana; and his sister, Yvonne Suzanne McDonald of Venice, California.

Mr. McDonald was born on September 5, 1967, the son of Jo and Shirley McDonald. He attended grammar school in Morristown and graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy. He did a post graduate year at Kent Preparatory School in Kent, Connecticut and then spent four years at Norwich and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Following university, and to honor his ROTC obligations, he served two years in the Navy stationed in Puerto Rico. While there, he enjoyed crewing on his Navy Medical Captain's sail boat in the Caribbean.

He then lived, played and worked in Telluride, Colorado for the Hall Chair Lift Company and for various contractors in Bozeman, Montana.

He returned to Morristown after a couple of years out west and established his own company, Chapman Point Inc., doing fine quality dock and residential construction.

Craig loved the outdoors, his family home on the St. Lawrence River and belonged to many sportsman organizations. He was a tremendously hard worker and enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling and kayaking in Northern, New York.

Samuel L. Richardson

Samuel L. Richardson, 44, died March 17, 2013, in Columbus, Georgia.

Sam was born October 24, 1968, in Macon, Georgia to Elmo and Linda Richardson. He graduated from First Presbyterian Day School in 1986 and went on to complete his education at Norwich University in Vermont. After graduation, he returned home to Macon before moving to Columbus to pursue a career as a construction project manager. An avid outdoorsman, he loved spending time hunting and fishing at the family farm and could often be found there with his friends.

Sam is survived by his parents, Elmo and Linda Richardson; sister, Jennifer Nelson and her husband, David Nelson; niece and nephew, Elizabeth and Lanier Nelson; paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Richardson.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to The Methodist Home for Children & Youth, 304 Pierce Avenue, Macon 31204 or The Museum of Arts & Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon 31210 or First Presbyterian Day School, 5671 Calvin Drive, Macon 31210. Visit to express tributes.


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