Monthly Archives: July 2017

Mrs. Gerome Schenck

Mrs. Gerome Schenck, 92, of Irvington Town, New Jersey, formerly of Boiling Springs, NC, entered eternal rest on Saturday, July 15th, in her home.

She was born in Chesnee, South Carolina on January 29, 1926 to Fletcher Gaffney and Irene McDowell Gaffney.

She was a member of Green Bethel Baptist Church in Boiling Springs where she served faithfully for many years.

“Mama G” as she was affectionately called, was a delightful lady who loved to cook and clean.

Mrs. Schenck was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Schenck; two sons, Willie and Izella, and several siblings. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Millie Monroe (Clarence) of the home; a sister, Mrs. Alice Foster of Wellford, SC; one brother, Norman Turner of Chesnee; 2 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., in Green Bethel Baptist Church Boiling Springs, NC, the Reverend Wade Wallace officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery

Vincente Torres “Chimbo” Maldonado, Jr.

Vincente Torres “Chimbo” Maldonado, Jr., 77, of 315 W. Montgomery Street, entered eternal rest Saturday, July 9, in his home.

He was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico and was a son of the late Vincente and Beninge Maldonado.

Surviving are: a daughter, Pepras Dalton (Terell) of Gaffney; three sons, Shawn Littlejohn of Spartanburg, Vincente Littlejohn of Cowpens, and Joshua Colston of Gaffney; stepdaughters, Stephanie Littlejohn, Lillie Littlejohn, and Sharon Littlejohn, all of Cowpens; four grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 3 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel.

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