Raymond J. Slomski Jr., family man, attorney, philanthropist, avid athlete, died Dec. 26, 2019, in a tragic auto collision. Ray was 63 years old.

The Rev. Dr. Curtis Page, 73, formerly pastor of the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood and an Express Publishing board member, passed away on Jan. 5, 2020, at his home in San Diego, Calif., following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Paul Donald Stoops, husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend and nearly 40-year member of the Wood River Valley community, died early on Tuesday morning, Jan. 7, 2020.

After 71 years of embracing life, Steven Harry Mills passed away on Dec. 30, 2019, with his wife and life partner, JoDee, by his side.

Hannah Ginsberg, 93, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Bellevue. Memorial services are pending and will be announced at a future date.

Melidee Wright, 77, a resident of Boise, passed away Jan. 8, 2020, in Boise.

Joseph (Joe) Mallea died on Dec. 31, 2019, at age 85. Joe was born on June 10, 1934.

Melidee Wright, 77, a resident of Boise, passed away Jan. 8, 2020, in Boise.

    Robert Earl Nero (Bob), loving father and long-term member of the community, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 2, 2020.

Margaret had the rare privilege of living to the ripe age of 102 years, blessed to be alert and cheerful to the end. She passed away in her Hailey home with her daughters and faithful dog by her side.

Priscilla Johnson passed away on Wednesday, Christmas Day, 2019, after a protracted decline. She was 95 years old.

Carla Ann Roché was born on Feb. 12, 1943, in Lynwood, Calif., and passed away peacefully at St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center at 2 a.m. on Dec. 23, 2019.

Michael Cliff Everman, 72, passed peacefully at his home in Boise surrounded by his wife, Dixie, and his sons, Zane and Cole.

Jeanette Miller, a native of Idaho, passed away at her home in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019.

Esther Sarah Dadaian, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at her home in Bellevue, Idaho.

Colin (Coly) Booth McCauley Jr., 46, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Beverly Loranger, 81, passed on the morning of Dec. 19, 2019, in her Hagerman home.

Jill was impatient even before birth and joined her mother, Lee, and Ambrose Coghill Cramer III two months early on Jan. 23, 1949. She has an older brother, Carl B. Cramer, and her two wonderful nieces, Chloe Cramer-Percox and Morgan Cramer-Babcock, as well as their children. 

Morton Murray Woolley, M.D., passed away peacefully on Dec. 11, 2019, in Hailey, Idaho, surrounded by family.

“Just another day in paradise” is what Norma Tormey was fond of saying. She grew up in the Wood River Valley and never lost her sense of reverence for the grandeur and beauty of her Idaho home.

On March 3, 1929, Edmund Gyurkey (Eddie) began his life in the west hills of the Buda side of the Danube River of Budapest, Hungary. An idyllic childhood was followed by the horrors of World War II, when Hungary was invaded by the Nazis and then Russia. His family fled on the train just as t…

Charline Schofield McNamee died peacefully on Dec. 9, 2019, at Brookdale of Oakwood, Ohio, at the age of 87. She was the daughter of Charlie Ross and Ruby (Shipman) Schofield.

A wonderful husband, father, grandfather and an even better great-grandfather, Wenceslao Guerrero was tragically taken on Dec. 3, 2019, in his residence in Ensenada, Mexico.

Herschel A. Cox was born in Bell, Calif., in 1924. Graduating from Grants Pass High School in 1942, he enlisted in the Marine Corps. Cox saw combat and was wounded and was discharged 1944.

Curtis Barker, a wonderful husband, son, stepdad, brother, grandpa, uncle and friend, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, from pulmonary fibrosis. 

Nicki Jones, born Nickola Jean Jelaco, died in her home in Hansen, Idaho, Thursday morning, Dec. 5, 2019.

Edmund “Eddie” George Gyurkey, 90, of Bellevue, passed away Dec. 3, 2019, at a local care facility. Arrangements are under the care of Farnsworth Mortuary, Jerome.

Memorial services for Leo Stavros will be on Dec. 6 and 7.

Janet Lorraine Gosselin joined her Lord and Savior on Nov. 6, 2019, after passing away suddenly of a heart attack at her Brush Prairie, Wash., home.

Leo Harry Stavros died on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at the age of 94. The twinkle never left his eye, and until the end, when anyone asked how he was, he replied, “I’m a delight” and then insisted on a hug. His wit, passion for life, love of people, gratitude and humor carried him to the end.

Susan Sturges was born on Dec. 12, 1957, and passed away on Oct. 27, 2019, in her new home in Los Barriles, Baja California Sur, Mexico.