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• PAINTER, Harry Lee,
age 98 of Knoxville, TN passed away Monday evening, March 4, 2013. Mr. Painter was born December 6, 1914 in Baileyton, TN, the first born son of George and Pearl Painter. He was a 1938 graduate of Lincoln Memorial University. Mr. Painter was a Production Engineer at Y-12 in Oak Ridge and also worked in the space industry in Huntsville, AL from 1957–1973. He was a passionate naturalist who shared that appreciation with his family. Mr. Painter was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Esther Harber Painter; son, Timothy Dwight Painter; granddaughter, Courtney Beth Fielden; brothers, Frank, Fred and Ray Painter and sisters, Grace Overbay and Vena Kelley. He is survived by 5 children and spouses, David and Pat Painter, Martha and James Hamby, Anne and Bill Carpenter, Geni Stohler, Joe and Kate Painter; 11 grandchildren, Pam Hall (Brad), Jennifer Painter, Cynthia Webster (David), Craig Hamby, Todd Carpenter (Stacey), Tiffany Chavez (Rick), Matt Fielden, Lindsay Fielden, Liam Painter, Rowan Painter and Devon Painter; 8 great-grandchildren, Taylor Hall, Abbie Hall, David Webster, Alyssa Webster, Amber Carpenter, Bailey Chavez, Cooper Chavez and Hudson Fielden; special sister-in-law, Jo Painter. The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with a Memorial Service to follow at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends of the Smokies, P.O. Box 1660, Kodak, TN 37764 (865) 932-4794. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Painter family. www.clickfh.com

• PAGEL, Erwin Hermann Jr.,
age 91, of Farragut, TN passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013. Erwin grew up in southern California, loved the ocean, and was an accomplished surfer. Always handy with a tool, he put this talent to good use in designing and building his own surfboards and in repairing and rebuilding cars. When WWII called, Erwin served in the Asia-Pacific Theater as a member of the 11th Field Artillery Battalion, earning the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars. During the war, he corresponded with a girl he’d not met. At war’s end, he returned home and travelled from California to Virginia to ask for her hand. They were married on September 4, 1948 in Abingdon, VA, and remained lifelong partners until her passing last year. Erwin was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Helen Haga Pagel; son, Randall Erwin Pagel and parents, Erwin Hermann Pagel Sr. and Evelyn Pauline Morisset Pagel Flynn. He is survived by his children, Melody Lynn Pagel Elliott and husband, M. Bruce Elliott of Springfield, VA, Billie Gwynn Pagel of Woodland, CA, Bradley Steven Pagel of Knoxville; grandchildren, Aaron Elliott, D. Ross Elliott, Dustin Pagel, Jason Rainwater and Samantha Curl; sister, Patricia Foster of Tucson, AZ; sisters-in-law, Elva Vaughan, Billie Galloway, and Agnes Roberts; brothers-in-law, Walt Foster Sr., and David Roberts; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 followed by a Celebration of Life at 2 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Family and friends will gather at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013 at East TN State Veterans’ Cemetery, 2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37920. Full military honors will be conferred by East TN State Veterans Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Pagel family. www.clickfh.com

• CURRY, James L.,
age 73, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Simsbury, Connecticut and Birmingham, Alabama, died unexpectedly Friday morning, March 8, 2013, at home. Jim was born in Willimantic, Connecticut, on February 12, 1940 to the late John and Alice (Sugrue) Curry. Jim was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Curry. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol Ghirardini Curry; son, Sean Curry of Atchison, Kansas; and daughters, Kristin (Pablo) Malavenda of West Lafayette, Indiana and Nicole Curry and husband, Sam Uzwack of Seattle, Washington. Jim was the proud grandfather of seven grandchildren: Mason, Maximilian, Zoe, Dylan, Alice, Mackenzie and Oliver. He was a graduate of Windham High School, Class of 1958, and the University of Connecticut, BS 1965. Jim retired in 2004 from Alstom where he was the Director of Finance. Prior to Alstom, Jim was also employed by Combustion Engineering and ABB in Windsor, Connecticut and Birmingham, Alabama. He was a loving husband, devoted father and doting grandfather, and truly enjoyed being with his family and following his favorite sports teams, including the Tennessee Vols and the UConn Huskies. Since his retirement, Jim’s life was devoted to his family. He provided everlasting support, unconditional love and leadership for the entire family. Jim is so dearly and deeply loved by his family words cannot truly express how much they will miss him. Rest in peace, Jim – Dad – Grandpa. Visitation with family will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with a Christian Wake Service to follow at 6:00 p.m. A Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Farragut with Father Christopher Riehl celebrant. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Ladies of Charity of Knoxville, 120 West Baxter Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee 37917. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Curry family. www.clickfh.com

• CARCELLO, Vincent Neil,
age 75 of Knoxville, TN passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at UT Medical Center. His passions were his family, bridge, reading, the arts and a legacy of learning. Vincent was also an avid Yankees and Giants fan. He is survived by his family, Joseph Carcello and his children, Janie, Stephen, Karen and Sarah; daughter, Diane Carcello and her children, Nicolas, Emily and Judith; daughter, Cathy Carcello Speck and her husband, Greggry Speck; sister, Catherine Russo and her husband Thomas Russo; very special lifelong friend, Judith Bush and many other close friends. The family will receive friends at Ebenezer United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013 with a Celebration of Life to follow at 6 p.m. with Rev. Ann Robins, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trauma Surgical ICU Nurses, at UT Medical Center, 1924 Alcoa Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37920. Contact Karen Pryor, Nurse Manager (865) 305-6019. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Carcello family. www.clickfh.com



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