Victor Joseph Besko, 90, of Sapphire, passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, March 9, in Dobson, North Carolina, surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Besko was born in Schenectady, New York, and raised in Albany, New York. He was the son of Charles and Antonina Besko, a Lithuanian family, and had one brother.
At 19, he joined the Seabees during World War II and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands. After the war, he attended the University of Miami and Stetson University in Florida.  

Dorothy Hargrove Buck, a resident of Enterprise, Alabama, formerly of Amelia Island, Florida, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 12, with her family by her side. She was 84.
She is preceded in death by a son and two sisters.
Dolly is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Clifford Benjamin Buck Jr., son John M. Buck (Kitty), four grandchildren, Katie Buck Cotter (Adam), John Benjamin Buck, Cecily B. Lavoie (Chris), Benjamin Waldo Buck Jr. (Haley), and three great grandchildren, John Hagan Cotter, Hudson Lavoie and Benjamin Waldo Buck III.

Franz Peter Menge, 45, of Cashiers, passed away at the VA Medical Center/Asheville on Sunday, Feb. 21 after a valiant battle with cancer.  
He was born in Atlanta and raised in Rabun County, Georgia, graduating from Rabun County High School. He served in the U.S. Army and was present during the Persian Gulf War invasion in 1990.


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