Obituaries

Ades, Kathryn “Kay”

Kathryn “Kay” Ades, 78, passed away June 29, 2018 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital. She was born in Dayton, Ohio on July 15, 1939 to the late Edwin and Fanny Thal Levi. Kay was a homemaker, a former co-owner of Bluegrass Travel and a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Gerald Ades; and a granddaughter, Lauren Ruth Pomerance.

She is survived by her daughters, Suzanne Ades Pomerance of Louisville, Bette Grove (John) of Nashville, Tennessee and Cheryl Ades (Sean Brady) of Louisville; three grandchildren, Evan Pomerance, Jay Grove and Lily Ades; and her beloved K-9 companion, “Sammie.”

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. July 2 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Hwy. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or Kentucky Humane Society.

Allen, Mary Ann “Mimi”

Mary Ann “Mimi” Allen, 76, passed away peacefully with family and friends by her side. Heaven received a new angel the early morning of July 1, 2018.

Mary Ann was born on April 9, 1942, daughter to the late Neil J. Williams and Marie Elizabeth Schulten. She was an avid UofL fan. Her hobbies included reading, college basketball and anything and everything that included her grandchildren. Mimi was very involved with her hospice group for several years after the passing of her late husband James.

Mary Ann was a devoted wife to the late James Allen for 36 loving years.

Survivors include her three children, Kim Allen Mann (Kevin), Christopher Allen (Gina) and Terry Allen (Kris); brother, Neil Williams (Becky); and sister, Jean Williams Lynch (Gar). She was blessed with five grandchildren she adored, Stuart (Emily), Zachary, Ryan, Taylor and Cooper. Mimi loved to spend time with all of her grandkids, enjoyed reading with them and attending their sporting events.

Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Martha Catholic Church with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus. Online condolences may be shared at www.Ratterman.com.

Blair, Laura Jean

Laura Jean Blair, 92, passed away June 28, 2018.

She was retired as a production controller at Naval Ordnance, was a charter member of Briargate Presbyterian Church, a member of NORA (Naval Ordnance Retirees) and the auxiliary at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Mrs. Blair was preceded in death by her husband, William Blair Jr.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Lee Crawford; grandchildren, Todd William Crawford and Laura Michelle Davis; four great-grandchildren; and brother, John B. Lindenberger.

Visitation was held from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Hwy. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, followed by interment at Highland Memory Gardens in Mt. Washington.

Cappotelli, Matthew

Matthew Cappotelli, 38, of Louisville, Kentucky went home on June 29, 2018.

He was born on Nov. 12, 1979 in Norwich, New York to Gary and Martha (Brown) Cappotelli. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bob and Shirley Brown and Frank Cappotelli Jr., and father-in-law, Lloyd Seeders.

Matt was a 1998 graduate of Caledonia-Mumford High School, where he played football. He attended Western Michigan University, where he continued to play football until he became a professional wrestler. Most recently, Matt has been employed at the Louisville Athletic Club (Westport) as the director of personal training and a trainer at Ohio Valley Wrestling.

He had a passion for his family, football, pro wrestling, Jeeps, lifting weights and pizza. His greatest passion of all was loving and helping people in the name of Jesus.

Matt is survived by his wife of 12 years, Lindsay (Seeders) Cappotelli; parents, Gary and Martha Cappotelli; brother, Adam Cappotelli (Stephanie); grandmother, Josephine Cappotelli; nephews, Noah and Caleb Cappotelli; niece, Celeste Seeders; and mother-in-law, Theresa Guthrie. Matt is also survived by a host of family, friends and his fur baby, Asher.

Visitation was held from 3 to 8 p.m. on July 2, 2018 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (235 Juneau Dr., Louisville, Kentucky 40243).

Visitation continued on July 3, 2018 from 12 to 2 p.m. in the Fireside Room at Southeast Christian Church (920 Blankenbaker Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40243) and the funeral ceremony began at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Southeast Christian Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ABC2.org and/or bu.edu/cte.

To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.

Cash, Phyllis B.

Phyllis B. Cash, 86, passed away June 29, 2018.

Phyllis was born in Louisville March 15, 1932 to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Beckwith. She attended Louisville Girls High and Bellarmine College. She was the co-owner of American Mattress Machine Co. and American International Machine Co. and a member of Lakewood Country Club. She served with the Boy Scouts for over 20 years and was the originator for the Cherry House.

She was preceded in death by her son, Richard J. Cash.

Survivors include her sons, James A. Cash III (Lorie), Robert J. Cash, Steven B. Cash (Roni Ann) and John Michael Cash (Kim); 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road. Funeral services to honor her life were held immediately following the visitation at 12 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at www.Ratterman.com.

Collins, Shadae Renee

Shadae Renee Collins, 31, passed away on June 24, 2018.

She is survived by her parents, Gary Randolph (Rashidah) and Lisa Collins-Handley (Marcus); children, Braelyn and Winter Collins; siblings, Gary, Tyron, Brittany and Gregory Collins and Germaine, Michelle and Garnita Randolph; grandparents, Leon Collins (Juanita), Bonnie Lawson-Polk (Donald) and Evelyn Randolph; and a host of family and friends.

Visitation was held from 2 to 4 p.m. July 3, 2018 at A. D. Porter & Sons, 1300 W. Chestnut St. with the funeral following at 4 p.m.

Cooper, Treva F.

Treva F. Cooper, 82 of Louisville, passed away on June 29, 2018.

Treva was a graduate of Shawnee High School, and she and her husband are longtime members of Hurstbourne Baptist Church, where she was a member of their choir. Her passion was music. She excelled over the years, playing the piano and singing. She retired as an administrative assistant from the Commonwealth Land Title Company.

She was preceded in death by her son, Keith Cooper, and her parents, Thomas and Mary Allis.

She is survived by her loving husband, Kenneth Cooper; two sons, Steve Cooper (Debbie) and Bradley Cooper (Leah); four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Rogers; and one brother, Daniel Allis.

Ken And Treva just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.

Visitation was held on July 2 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road. Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with entombment following at Evergreen Cemetery.

Garcia, Janet Ann

Janet Ann Garcia, 86, passed away June 29, 2018. Janet was originally from Fairmont West Virginia and graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1949. She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Etta Lee Hawkins; sister, Patty Haddox; and son, Larry Garcia. Janet leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of 67 years, Tony Garcia; children, Stephen Garcia (Darlene) and Sharla Garcia Jones (Bobby); grandchildren, Randi Lee Jones and Rachel Stanley; and sister, Betty Wright. She is also survived by her dear friends Don and Janet Pearson.

A memorial service will be held July 5, 2018 at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Funeral Home, 4400 Bardstown Road, with a private entombment in Resthaven Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Kentucky Humane Society.

Gore Jr. George T.

George T. Gore Jr., 85, passed away on June 27, 2018.

He was a Navy Veteran and member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. He is survived by his children, Toyea Wadlington, Valencia Gore and Tyrone J. Gore; stepson, Bolden Rose III; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation took place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday at his church, 1545 S. 34th St. with funeral services following. Burial took place at Calvary Cemetery. A.D. Porter & Sons, 1300 W. Chestnut St., was in charge of arrangements.

Hedges Sr., Howard L.

Howard L. Hedges Sr., 87, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on June 27, 2018.

He was a retired business owner, real estate investor, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and song evangelist for the Nazarene Church.

Howard was born on March 24, 1931 in Finchville, Kentucky to the late Joseph and Ina (Wiley) Hedges. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jesse Hedges, and sisters, Margaret (Moffett) Hedges and Mattie Hedges.

Howard is survived by his wife of 60 years, Glyndora (Clement) Hedges; children, Lee Hedges, Maria Baldree, Amber Wine, Joseph Hedges and Joshua Hedges; grandchildren, Amanda Harrison, Jeffrey Hedges, Courtney Hedges, David Hedges, Paul Hedges, Shad Hedges, Seth Hedges, Lucas Hedges and Sophia Hedges; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 4 p.m. on July 8, 2018 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (235 Juneau Dr., Louisville, Kentucky 40243).

To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.Newcomerkentuckiana.com.

James, Thomas N.

Affectionately known as Tommy to a wealth of friends and family, Thomas N. James, 62, died June 22, 2018.

Tommy was devoted to Scout Troop 167 in Crestwood, Kentucky and an active member of the Order of the Arrow Lodge. His greatest joy was backpacking in the Red River Gorge, on the Appalachian Trail and especially when he went to the Philmont Scout Ranch with his troop. He was a former mechanic at UPS, member of Crestwood Christian Church and enjoyed boating and music, especially following My Morning Jacket to festivals and One Big Holiday.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Thomas James and Martha Johnson James.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Denise Hawkins James; children, Richard James Parrott (Ruthie), Janice James Kantner (Matthew) and Marilyn James Croak (Chris); grandchildren, Anderson Parrott, Lily Kantner, Emma Kantner, Brody Parrott and Preston Croak; and sister, Jennifer James.

Memorial service is 6:30 p.m. July 5, 2018 at Crestwood Methodist Church, 7214 Kavanaugh Road, Crestwood, Kentucky. Visitation is after 4 p.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial gifts can be made to any local scout troop.

Paulin Sr., Gene F. Paulin

Gene Frank Paulin Sr., 85, a native of Louisville passed away on June 29, 2018 at Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Seraphine F. and Dorothy (Fraze) Paulin Eanes; stepfather, Stanley Eanes; daughter, Vicki Lin Gaddie; siblings, Norma L. Eanes, Charles “Tommy,” George, Lewis E., Harold N. and William (Bits) Paulin.

Gene was the founder and owner of Paulin Electric, Inc., a former member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, board member of The Kentucky Chapter of Western Section of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and a member of the Shively Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Nancy (Adams) Paulin; children, Catherine “Kate” Joyce, Sandra Catlett, Gene Paulin Jr., Stanley “Butch” Paulin Sr. and Lisa Dorsey; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

This Emerson quote sums up his life: “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you lived and lived well.” He lived well.

We hope he knew how much we appreciated all of the things he did for us and how much we loved him.

Funeral services were held Monday at 11 a.m. at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 4400 Dixie Hwy. Visitation was held Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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