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• TREMOULIS, Bernice Caroline (Bea),
age 91 of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Alliance, OH joined her Heavenly Father January 9, 2013. She was born in Wheeling, WV on November 24, 1921 to the late Mary Ann Hirt and Leonard Bormann. On July 31, 1944 she married Louis Tremoulis. They were married 58 years until his death on November 8, 2002. Before moving to Knoxville, Bernice was a resident of Alliance, OH in Stark County, for more than 50 years. There she was a member of Regina Coeli Catholic Church, the Altar and Rosary Society, Legion of Mary, Alliance Women’s Club, Alliance Country Club and Ladies Golf Association. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Tremoulis, parents and sisters, Mrs. Albert (Mary Theresa) Robrecht of Triadelphia, WV and Lucille Bormann of Wheeling, WV. Bernice is survived by her children and spouses, George L. and Eileen Tremoulis of Farragut, TN, Carolyn and Henry Bazak of Palos Verdes Est., CA, James and Emily Tremoulis of Cramerton, NC and Dr. Edward and Debra Tremoulis of Lima, OH; 12 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and sister, Wilma Harrington of Falls Church, VA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at a later date at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Wheeling, WV with burial in Greenwood Cemetery, with her beloved husband, Louis. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The National Spinal Cord Injury Association, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., Jackson Heights, NY 11370 (718) 803-3782. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Tremoulis family.

• SISK, Gerald D. Jr. (Jerry),
age 59, of Farragut passed away suddenly Sunday morning, January 13, 2013, at his home. Jerry was co-founder of Jewelry Television and a world renowned Graduate Gemologist. He was originally from New York and New Jersey. Jerry graduated from the University of Tennessee where he was a member of the Pride of the Southland Band. After graduation, Jerry called Tennessee his home. He was an avid reader and he loved languages, cooking, and being surrounded by his friends and family. He lo-ved music and actively supported the arts. Jerry was past president of the Kn-oxville Opera Company and a former board member of the Knoxville Symphony. He was a former member of the West Knox and Farragut Rotary Clubs, as well as a Paul Harris Fellow. He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald D. Sisk Sr. Jerry is survived by his wife of 37 years, Karen Lawhorn Sisk; mother Elaine Sisk of Farragut; sister Melanie Fitzgerald and husband Michael of Pikeville, KY; nephews Michael, Aaron and Robert Edwards; brothers-in-law Eugene Prater and wife Carol, Tom Prater and wife Kathy; sister-in-law Nell McKelvey; special friends Larry and Valerie May and their children Tiffany, Travis and Tori, Joe and Margaret Butt and their children Shandra and Andrea; and numerous extended family. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday at Cokesbury United Methodist Church 9908 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN with a Celebration of Life to follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. Paul Cowell officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday at Concord Masonic Cemetery with graveside services to follow at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Knoxville Opera Company, Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the family.

• MORSE, Dorothea Marie Hespe,
age 88 of Lenoir City, formerly of Irvington, Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, NY died Wednesday, January 9, 2013 in Tennessee after a brief illness. Born in Philadelphia, PA on January 1, 1925, she was the eldest daughter of George and Helen O’Malley Hespe. Dorothea grew up in West Philadelphia, PA where she graduated from the former Notre Dame Academy, earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Education from Manhattan College in New York. She taught many years in the Beaufort County, SC school system as a special education teacher. Dorothea was a former President of the Literacy Foundation on Hilton Head Island and member of the Avid Gardeners Association. Upon retiring, she was active in literacy tutoring. Since 2006 she made her home near her children in Lenoir City, TN where she was an active member of St. Thomas The Apostle Church. Dorothea was preceded in death by her brothers, James Hespe in 1984 and George Hespe in 2005, and a nephew, James Hespe Jr. in 1986. She had been married to the late Dr. Francis F.E. Morse. She is survived by her daughter, Marianne Morse of Knoxville, TN; sons, Francis F.E. Morse of Schuylerville, NY, Robert of Knoxville, TN and Christopher of Ipswich, MA; grandchildren, Katie and Adam Morse; sister, Marianne H. Thompson of Malvern, PA; brother, William Hespe of Merion Station, PA; eleven nephews and three nieces. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013 in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with a Christian Wake Service to follow at 3 p.m. with Deacon Dave Pecot. A Funeral Mass and burial will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Conshohocken, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made the Literacy Foundation, Catholic Charities, or the STAR Riding Academy of Knoxville, TN. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Morse family.

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