Formerly of Richmond —
Andronica (Koch) Pandaru, formerly of Thompson, Conn., and Richmond, who lived the past six years in West Haven, Conn.; beloved wife of the late Nicolae Pandaru, died February 18 in New Haven, Conn.
Mrs. Pandaru was born in Bridgeport, Conn., to the late Paul & Bessie Cocea and was predeceased by three brothers, John, Peter & Leo Koch, and one sister, Mary Leon.
While living in Kentucky, she was a member of Panagia Pantovasilissa Greek Orthodox Church in Lexington before returning to her home parish St. Dimitrie Romanian Orthodox Church in Easton, Conn. Mrs. Pandaru was a member of the Eastern Star and was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include: two sons, James (Barbara) of West Haven, Conn., and Arthur (Deborah) of Richmond, Ky. Grandchildren include: Elena (Christopher) Tjaden of Syracuse, N.Y.; Daniel (Sawako) Pandaru, West Haven, Conn.; Sandra (Christopher) Farris of Nicholasville, Ky.; Andrea Pandaru of Richmond, Ky.; Andronica Pandaru of New York City, and Paul Pandaru of Richmond, Ky. She also leaves her beloved great-grandchildren: Hannah, Julia & Trey Tjaden of Syracuse, N.Y.; Ryan and Rachel Farris of Nicholasville and Sophia Pandaru of West Haven.
A funeral mass was celebrated by the Rev. Fr. George Coca of St. Dimitrie Orthodox Church. Interment was in Lake View Cemetery of Bridgeport, Conn.
Arrangements were handled by Lesko-Polke Funeral Home.
Friends wishing to express a remembrance may make a donation in Mrs. Pandaru’s memory to St. Dimitrie Orthodox Church Building Fund, 504 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT 06612.
Obituary courtesy of Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.
Formerly of Richmond
Formerly of Richmond —
Alan E. Rhodus, 69
Alan E. Rhodus, 69, of Winter Springs, Florida, formerly of Richmond, the son of Evelyn Neeley Rhodus, passed away Friday, December, 6, 2013, in Florida.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home.
Danny Lee Mullins, 71
Danny Lee Mullins, 71, husband of Mary Ruth Stewart Mullins, passed away early Thursday morning, December 5, 2013, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center.
Danny was born October 22, 1942, in Floyd County, Kentucky, to the late Frank and Oma Jones Mullins.
Myrtle Hayes Alexander, 81
Myrtle Hayes Alexander, 81, of Berea, died at her residence Thursday, December 5, 2013.
Chester Rose, 88
Chester Rose, 88, of Lambert Road in Berea, passed away at his home on Friday December 6, 2013.
Chester was born in Estill County to the late James D. and Stella Woosley Rose.
He was a self-employed farmer and truck driver, a member of the Conway Baptist Church and was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Vivan Edwards Rose; one son, Granville Rose; three brothers and two sisters.
Beulah Mae Abney, 93
Beulah Mae Abney, 93, of Berea, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at the Berea Health Care Center.
Beulah was born in Garrard County to the late Perry and Mary Elizabeth Calico Tussey.
Robert Lee Smith
Robert Lee Smith, of Paint Lick, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Robert, born in Hazard, Ky., was preceded in death by his parents Oscar and Sophia Bray Smith.
James Andrew Zabawa, 56
James Andrew Zabawa, 56, of Richmond, Ky., entered into eternity while staying at the Markey Cancer Center Hospital at UK Chandler Medical Center, Wednesday, December 4, 2013, when the same Spirit that raised Jesus from the dead raised his earthly body.
Darlene ‘Gia’ Cronk Quinn, 82
Darlene “Gia” Cronk Quinn, 82, of Owensboro, died Monday, December 2, 2013, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.
Laura Harrison, 70
Laura Harrison, 70, of Richmond, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at her home.
Charity Allene Cowan, 89
Miss Charity Allene Cowan, 89, of Richmond, passed away Monday, December 2, 2013, after arrival at Baptist Health-Richmond
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