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OBITUARY: Mary Delores Cornely Griffin Aug. 11, 1931–June 7, 2013

on June 27, 2013 - 7:21am

MARY DELORES CORNELY GRIFFIN Aug. 11, 1931–June 7, 2013

Died June 7, 2013 in the Hillhaven Skilled Nursing Center, Prince Georges County, MD, of complications from Alzheimer’s Disease. 

A Memorial service is scheduled at 1 p.m. p.m. Monday, Aug. 5 at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD, and a Memorial Mass in St. James Roman Catholic Church, 8320 Brookside Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027 at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8. All are welcome, and invited to communicate with the family at

In lieu of flowers, we request that expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to


OBITUARY: Shane Lee Schultz Feb. 1, 1970–June 19, 2013

on June 25, 2013 - 11:20am

SHANE LEE SCHULTZ Feb. 1, 1970–June 19, 2013

Shane Lee Schultz, 43, of Neola, Utah, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013.

Shane served as a Combat Engineer, First Infantry Division, US Army, based at Ft. Riley, Kansas. He served in Afghanistan, was disabled, and received a medical retirement in 2012.

Shane was born February 1, 1970, in Deming, New Mexico, the second of three sons of George R. Schultz and Barbara Knowles Schultz. Shane grew up in Moab, Utah. In 1979 his parents divorced and his father married Diana Webb. Shane attended Grand County High School in Moab.


OBITUARY: Myrtle C. Williams Oct. 13, 1918–June 3, 2013

on June 22, 2013 - 7:42am

MYRTLE C. WILLIAMS  Oct. 13, 1918–June 3, 2013

Myrtle C. Williams, 94, died June 3, 2013 in Ft. Collins, Colo. 

She was born Oct. 13, 1918 in Cedaredge, Colo., to Henry and Rebecca Stolte. 

She was preceded in death by her husband David Lloyd Williams, her parents Henry and Rebecca Stolte, five sisters; Frances Macki, Stella Woody, Irene Lowe, Maybelle Ewing, and Minnie Chalfant and two brothers; Stanley and Wesley Stolte. 

She is survived by her three children Clinton Williams of Los Angeles, Calif., Cynthia and husband Larry Stevens of Ft.


OBITUARY: Edward Fredric Hammel Jan. 6, 1918–June 8, 2013

on June 14, 2013 - 7:21am

EDWARD FREDRIC HAMMEL Jan. 6, 1918June 8, 2013

Edward Fredric Hammel, 95, a Los Alamos resident for 69 years, died Saturday, June 8, 2013 at home in Los Alamos.

He was born in New York City, New York on Jan. 6, 1918. He grew up in Mt. Vernon, NY. His father, Edward F. Hammel, Sr. was a civil engineer. His mother, Louise Schultz Hammel, was a church secretary, loving housewife and mother.  

Edward Hammel graduated from Dartmouth College in 1939 with a major in chemistry. It was at Dartmouth where he also worked as a waiter in Mrs.


OBITUARY: Lorna Hamilton Cooper March 3, 1936–June 9, 2013

on June 11, 2013 - 1:47pm

LORNA HAMILTON COOPER March 3, 1936June 9, 2013

Lorna Hamilton Cooper, a resident of Los Alamos for nearly 40 years, passed away Sunday June 9, 2013.

She was born March 3, 1936. She was the beloved child of Philip and Georgia Goss, and mother of Preston Cooper, Erika Cooper Gorman, and Linsday Cooper. She loved her grandchildren Ethan and Kelsey Prueitt, Dane Van Buren, Layn Biddle, Rigel and Andromeda Cooper, and Kyle and Grace Sackman. She raised Layn for several years and missed him every day after he moved to Alaska.

Lorna was a talented painter and photographer until her disease



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