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Paul R. Russom

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Paul Raymond Russom, 74, of Summerville, South Carolina, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 14, 2017. He was born on August 3, 1942 in Abbeville, Georgia to the late Frank and Jessie (Kessler) Russom. Paul had been a load supervisor for the The Waggoners Trucking Company for the last six years, ending a fifty year career in the trucking industry.


Paul is survived by his wife Billie Jean “BJ”, a brother, John Russom (Marie); his two children Paula Jean and Thomas Ira Russom, five grandchildren: Ann, Helen, Tayla, Logan, Brynlie, great grandchildren: Chris, Makiiya, Lakayla, Jamil, CJ, Madison, Samantha and Taylor. He also leaves behind six in-laws: Al Taylor, Charlie Petit, Theresa and Bobby Nesbit, William and Lori Ashley and many nieces and nephews that loved him dearly.
He was preceded in death by a brother: Frank Russom, his two sisters: Frances Taylor and Betty Petit, a niece Brenda Petit Moore, a nephew Johnny Taylor and his great nephews: Charlie and Travis Moore.

A memorial service will be held at Seacoast Summerville, 301 E. 5th North Street, Summerville, SC on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 4 PM with Pastor Matt officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Paul’s memory to The American Cancer Society, or the ASPCA,

Thank you for your support.

Henry “Hank” Thomas Choma

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Henry “Hank” Thomas Choma, 84, of Summerville, South Carolina passed away May 23, 2017 in Summerville, South Carolina. He was born on January 29, 1933 in Hazelton, Pennsylvania to the late John and Anna (Kuroski) Choma.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Shirley (Small) Choma, children: Cathy Barna (James), Penny Males (Keith), Rihanna Weir (Clayton), 7 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Hank also leaves behind one brother.
The family will receive friends for “A Celebration of Life” service on May 27th from 2-4 pm at Knightsville United Methodist Church, on Central Avenue in Knightsville, SC with Funeral Clergy officiating. Interment will be at Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC 29902-3947 at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Knightsville United Methodist Church.
Thank you for your support.

Marion M. Boineau

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Marion M. Boineau, 85, of Adams Run, passed away Tuesday. Mr. Boineau was the husband of Susan (Robertshaw) Boineau.  He was retired from The United States AirForce and a master mechanic.

Donald Joseph LaVassar

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Donald Joseph LaVassar, 75, of Summerville, husband of Maria LaVassar, a United States Navy veteran, passed away Monday. A visitation will be held Thursday, May 25, at 2:30 pm. A Burial will follow at Beaufort National Cemetery Friday May 26th, at 11am.