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Obituaries, week of Feb. 5: Schreeck, Laciny, Ewert, Boyle

Posted on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 2:34 pm


Ruby Jeanette Crowther Schreeck passed away Dec. 31, 2013 in her home in Leesburg, FL. after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Adams Schreeck. Ruby was born June 1, 1929 in Avalon to Rubin and Jessie Crowther. She was also preceded in death by her five siblings, James, Irene Bamburger, Evelyn C, Davison, Elizabeth (Libby) Myers and Roy. She leaves behind a stepdaughter, Judianne (Ron) Kistner and four stepgrandchildren, Paula, Mike, Tim, and Rick; also 16 nieces and nephews.


Mary Ann Laciny, 69, of Heathsville, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014.
She was the Secretary-Treasurer for Sta-Cool Air Condition and Heating.
She is survived by her husband, Joe Laciny Jr.; her sons, Joseph E. Laciny III of La Plata, Maryland and Michael A. Laciny and his wife, Linda, of Waldorf, Maryland; her brothers, Johnny Tapponnier and Jerry Tapponnier; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 3-6:00 p.m. at Faulkner Family Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Burgess, Virginia.
Burial will be private at a later date.
Online remembrances may be made at


Louis Steven Ewert, 53, of Powhatan, Va., passed away peacefully in his sleep Saturday, January 25, 2013. Steve Ewert was born in Lake Park, Fla., the son of Herman Louis Ewert and Marjorie Louise Withington. He is survived by his loving wife, Anne Roberts-Ewert; a sister and two brothers. A graduate of the Florida Culinary Institute, Steve was the Multi Market Training manager for Panera Bread in the Richmond and Fredericksburg markets, and an active member of the Central Virginia Trailblazers outdoor group. Steve was a friendly and energetic person who will be greatly missed by his family and the many people whose lives he touched. There was a celebration of Steve’s life for family and friends February 1, 2014. at O’Toole’s Restaurant, Richmond.


Lois Rose Boyle, 86, of Newland, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014. She was the widow of William Bernard Boyle, a homemaker and a member of Rappahannock Baptist Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Rose Marie Self (Wayne), Judy Boyle
(William) and Mary Ellen O’Bier (Durward); grandchildren, Wayne Morris, Kevin Morris,  Keith Morris, Bubba Childs, Lynn Hayes, Patrick O’Bier and Cindy Woolard; great-grandchildren, Jonathan Murphy, Brandon Morris, Michelle Squires, Crystal Detrick, Brooke Morris , Kristin Morris, Amanda Morris, Joshua Morris, Lacey Childs, Hailey Childs, Faith Ann France, Caroline Hayes, Elena Hayes, Peyton Hayes, Brie O’Bier, Alisyn O’Bier and Aidan Woolard and great-great-grandchild, Sklar Belfield.
Funeral services were held Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Welcome Grove Baptist Church.  Reverend Willard Bowen and Pastor Wade Wilkins officiated. Interment was in Henderson United Methodist Cemetery, Callao. Pallbearers were William Ambrose, Wayne Morris, Keith Morris, Keven Morris, Patrick O’Bier, Bubba Childs, Jonathan Murphy and Joshua Morris.  Brandon Morris was honorary pallbearer. Memorial contributions may be made to Richmond County Fire Dept., Newland Co. #3, Attn: Debbie Harper, PO Box 1232, Warsaw, Va. 22572  or Montross Rescue Squad, PO Box 1174, Montross, Va. 22520.