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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Joyce Martin

Joyce Gail Williamson Martin of Raeford passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017 at her home at the age of 80. 
She was born in Wilson on July, 18, 1937 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Claude Williamson. She was preceded in death by her son, Robert Ray Kowalski. She was a member of West Fayetteville Baptist Church. 
Survivors are her husband, William A. (Bill) Martin of Raeford; a daughter, Melanie Allen of Fairmont; two sons, Kenneth Kowalski Jr. of Raeford, and Keith Kowalski of Fayetteville; a stepdaughter, Darcie Martin of Daune, New Yors; a stepson, William Charles Martin of Bloomingdale, New York;  nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Pierce of Summerset, Kentucky. 
A memorial service will be held Saturday at West Fayetteville Baptist Church. 
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Monday, December 4, 2017

Edwin R. Lutz

Edwin Richard Lutz formerly of York, Pennsylvania, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017 in his home at the age of 74.

He was born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania on July 4, 1943 to the late Edwin Paul Lutz and Regina Talbot Lutz. After serving in the United States Navy,he joined the Pennsylvania State Police where he served as a state trooper until his retirement. He served as a past commander of the York Sail and Power Squadron. He and his wife, Cathie, enjoyed their time together both on the water and traveling the country.

He leaves behind his wife of 53 years, Catherine Foley Lutz of Raeford; his brothers, James Lutz (Bonnie) of Jacksonville, Florida, Robert Lutz (Margaret) of Murrysville, Pennsylvania and Lawrence Lutz of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and his sister, Mary Frances of Jeannette, Pennsylvania.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Williamson Farm, 1273 S. Bethel Rd, Raeford, NC 28376. A second memorial service will be held 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the White Rose Bar and Grill, 48 N. Beaver St, York, PA 17401.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Homes For Our Troops, and/or perform a random act of kindness in his memory.

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