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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

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June 11, 1997                Page 5B

 

mr. herschhel carl aldrich

 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville announce (sic) the death of Dr. Herschel Carl Aldrich.

Herschel Carl Aldrich was born in India in 1902, the son of Methodist missionaries.  He came to the United States to attend college and medical school at Ohio State University.  In Ohio he met and married Mildred Stewart and they went together, back to India as medical missionaries.  Dr. Aldrich worked as hospital administrator and chief surgeon, training many fine surgeons, at the Methodist Hospital in Gujaret State, India.

While in India, Herschel was an avid natural historian, collecting butterflies and enjoying fishing and hunting at a time when India was very remote.

Herschel received the alumni achievement award from the College of Medicine, Ohio State University, and more recently, the Friend of India Award from the India American Cultural Association.

            He was preceded in death by his son, Douglas Herschel Aldrich, and is survived by his wife, Mildred Aldrich, three daughters, Nancy Inman of san Diego, Ann Dockery of Blairsville, Carol Sandlin of Atlanta; three sons-in-law, eleven grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. 

           

 


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

www.nganews.com

 

(no corrections have been made; this is exactly as it appeared in paper)

 

 

June 11, 1997                Page 5B

 

mr. ed hollingsworth

 

            Mr. Ed Hollingsworth, 66, died June 4, 199 at his home in crystal River, Florida.  He was a summer resident of Blairsville for 10 years.  He was a retired Optician and an avid fisherman  He is a member of St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, Crystal River, Florida. 

            Surviving are his wife, Nita, of 44 years; one stepdaughter, Becky Cobb of Lithonia, Georgia; four step-grandchildren, and two step-great grandchildren.

            Friends who wish may send memorials to Hospice of Citrus County, 3350 W., Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, Florida 34461.