Obituaries

Patricia Helen Collins Massad

February 17, 2018

Patricia Helen Collins Massad passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the age of 84. A prolific gifted lady, she was admired for her beauty and style. Patricia was married for 42 years to Will

Patrick Thomas Worrell

February 13, 2018

Patrick Thomas Worrell, 28, of Fort Worth died unexpectedly on February 13, 2018 in Galveston. Patrick was born on September 22, 1989, in Denton and grew up in Fort Worth.  He attended Fort Worth Country Day and All Saints' Episcopal School, and

Robert Connell Park

February 13, 2018

Robert Connell Park died peacefully at his home in Houston on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Robert Connell Park was born on November 17, 1939 in Fort Worth, the son of Harriett "Hattie Bess" Wallace Park and Harry Morton Park, Sr. He was the grand

Sandy Lee Ritthaler

February 12, 2018

Sandra Lee Barry Ritthaler, 67, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at her home. She was born March 25, 1950 in Lander, Wyoming, the daughter of Stuart A. and Helen Louise Downs Barry. Sandy earned her BA in Music and was teaching at First Un

Louis Edward Martin II

February 12, 2018

Louis Edward Martin II, a longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist in the areas of arts and education, and beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully at home Monday, February 12 of complications related to an 18-year battle with

Kenneth Blake Pearce, M.D.

February 12, 2018

Kenneth Blake Pearce, M.D., 86, died Monday, February 12, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. Ken,  “Spec” as he was known to friends, lived a life legends are made of. Born November 18, 1931 in Crane, Texas to Joseph Segal Pearce and Mittie Priscill

Kathryn Lee Benton Coffey

February 9, 2018

Kathryn Lee Benton Coffey, 98, died at home in Fort Worth, on Friday, February 9, 2018. She gave her lifetime to the art of home-making, creating a reliable place of love and support for her family and extending her love and care to friends and co

Barbara Jean Verlinden Kelly

February 6, 2018

Barbara Jean Verlinden Kelly, 91, passed away February 6, 2018 at her home. Barbara was born December 18, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Matthew Sylvester and Mary Agnes Pauline Verlinden. A resident at St. Francis Village for 28 y

James E. Davidson, M.D.

February 6, 2018

James E. Davidson, M.D., died suddenly Tuesday morning, February 6, 2018. James Eugene Davidson was born on July 7, 1950 in Fort Worth to James Basil and Pauline Mae-Sergi Davidson.  He graduated from St. Alice Catholic School, was a 1968 graduat

Robert Pulido Jr.

February 6, 2018

Robert “Robb” Pulido Jr., VP of Pulido’s Restaurants, beloved father, son and brother, died suddenly on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Robert Pulido, Jr. was born on May 22, 1963 to Robert Pulido Sr. and Carol Rodriguez Pulido. He attended Holy

Randy French

February 5, 2018

Born in St. Louis, MO, 1929.  Upon graduation from St. Louis University, he moved to Texas and pursued a lifelong career in the energy industry. In 1956, exercising outstanding judgment, he married Fradean Wilson, which union produced five exception

Dr. James E. Bass

February 5, 2018

Dr. James E. Bass, beloved minister of Richland Hills and Travis Avenue Baptist Churches, died peacefully Monday evening, February 5, 2018. James Earl Bass was born on April 3, 1922, in Kilgore to Roy Lee and Rose Lee Speakman Bass.  He met Ann B

Michael Sherwood Talbert

February 3, 2018

Michael Sherwood Talbert, passed from this life on February 3, after a long illness, at the age of 57 years. Michael was born in Houston, Texas, to Mack and Elaine Talbert on October 18, 1960.  The new family moved  when he was two months old to

Margaret Laws Justice

February 1, 2018

Margaret Laws Justice, 84, died February 1, 2018 at her home in St. Francis Village. Margaret was born September 22, 1933 to Wayne and Connie Laws of Sherman, Texas. She has been married to her high school sweetheart James Earl (Jim) Justice for 6

Carole Jean Robinson Bertel

January 29, 2018

Carole Jean Bertel, 83, passed peacefully from this life into the Kingdom of Heaven on January 29, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, caretakers and friends.  Carole passed at her home in Fort Worth, Texas, following complications from a recent

Lucy Mary Pugh Andrijeski

January 29, 2018

Lucy Andrijeski, 88, passed away at her home on Monday, January 29, 2018. Lucy was born June 28, 1929 in Dublin, Ireland, the daughter of Richard and Lucy McKeagh Pugh.  She attended elementary, high school and business college in Ireland and wor

Sister Donna Marie Crochet

January 26, 2018

Sister Donna Marie Crochet, a Sister of St. Mary of Namur, died at Marian House in Fort Worth on January 26, 2018. Sister Donna Marie was born in Houston, Texas on October 24, 1944, to Romeil Antoin Crochet and Jimmie Rosamund Love Crochet. She

Doris Catherine Manning Ashour

January 23, 2018

Doris Catherine Manning Ashour died in her Fort Worth home surrounded by family, including the Communion of Saints, on January 23, 2018. Doris was born February 2, 1930 in Fort Worth.  She prepared for an active Catholic life having graduated fr

Dr. John Holt Sewell

January 22, 2018

Dr. John Sewell, beloved doctor and surgeon, died peacefully Monday morning, January 22, 2018, surrounded by his family. John Holt Sewell, Jr., was born on December 7, 1925, in Fort Worth to Dr. John Holt Sewell, Sr., and Edna Loane Sewell. He att

Sarah Beth Bentley

January 20, 2018

Sarah Beth Bentley, 93, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. Born October 5, 1924 in Lorenzo to William W. and Cora Ella Powers Anderson, Sarah was a member of Gambrell Street Baptist Church since 1950, O.E.S. Lodge #835, and Edgecliff Village Garden

Juan Manuel Perez Jr.

January 18, 2018

Juan Manuel (Meme) Perez passed away, Thursday, January 18, 2018 in Fort Worth. Juan was born March 21, 1925 in San Benito, TX to Juan Manuel Perez, Sr. and Maria Guadalupe Trevino. He married Violet Pease in 1961. They were married for 56 years a

Violet Ruth Peace Perez

January 17, 2018

Violet Ruth (Peace) Perez,94, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Fort Worth. Violet was born May 16, 1923 in Dripping Springs, Texas to Minor Lloyd and Erma Ruth Peace. She had a career in selling real estate and then became a homemaker wh

Polly Simpson

January 16, 2018

Mary Helen "Polly” Simpson, 83, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Polly was born July 15, 1934, in Gorman, to the late Albert and Alice Sanders Coan. She married the love of her life, John Edd Simpson, on Nove

Horace W. Butts

January 15, 2018

Horace W. Butts, 96, passed away on January 15, 2018. Born March 5, 1921 in Fort Worth to Oliver J. and Marie Ward Butts, Horace graduated from Central High School and Texas Tech.  He served in the US Army Air Corps during WW II.   After gradua

Maurine Frances Shields Wilson

January 13, 2018

Maurine Frances Shields Wilson, 99, passed away at her home on January 13, 2018. Maurine was born May 10, 1918, in Enid, OK, to Dr. & Mrs. Herbert B. Shields. Shortly after birth she and her mother successfully battled the Spanish Flu. Maur