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In Memoriam: Wilmette fire chaplin, Kenilworth pastor relished community roles

February 22, 2020 by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

Rev. Dr. David P. Jones believed in the goodness of everyone and unceasing service to others.

Jones, the associate pastor of Kenilworth’s Church of the Holy Comforter and chaplain of the Evanston, Wilmette and Winnetka Fire Departments...

In Memoriam: Former HP mayor, New Trier grad remembered for service, friendship

by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

Those who knew Dan Pierce remember him as a consummate public servant and a magnificent mentor.

“He loved being a public servant,” Highland Park Councilman Alyssa Knobel reflected. “That embodies who he was.

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In Memoriam: Capt’n Nemo’s founder, 88, leaves ‘a great influence on the planet’

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

For 26 years, Capt’n Nemo’s in Winnetka has been a comfort food sanctuary for hungry North Shore students, working men and women, and various other devotees of bountiful subs, hearty homemade soups, and a “secret sauce” that has been...

In Memoriam: Wilmette’s Emanuel remembered for high energy, respect for family

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

Tough love, high energy, hard work, and respect for family were among the touchstones that defined the life of longtime Wilmette resident and renowned pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Emanuel, who died Oct. 2 at age 92.

In...