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Obituary, Jerry P. Wollen 58 Petersburg, Alaska

Gerald “Jerry” Patrick Wollen, 58, was born in Aberdeen, Washington on June 14th, 1957 to parents James and Ruth. Jerry’s final resting place will be on the beach in front of his home he shared with Glorianne in Alaska. There was a whole lot of living between the beginning and the end. Read it here 21:57

Obituary: Radio host John Furlong was voice of rural Newfoundland

radio-microphoneThough his journalism career spanned more than 40 years, John Furlong may be best known for hosting CBC Radio’s The Fisheries Broadcast from 2005 to 2013. The Broadcast (as it is known) made its debut in 1951 and is one of the longest-running radio shows on the continent and an evening ritual for much of the province. As host, Mr. Furlong “was the voice of rural Newfoundland,” said Peter Gullage, executive producer of news for Newfoundland and Labrador. globeandmail Read more here  08:12