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Widows and widowers support Third Mondays 11 a.m. Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. NW.
As the story goes, St. Nicholas found a family in need, where a poor widower was trying to raise three daughters.
Margaret Mroz’s widower, Michael, recalls his disgust at seeing Kantzler’s name on an advertisement for facelifts at a gym and a sandwich shop near his Clearwater-area home.
The movie documents an ailing widower’s failing struggle to obtain, with dignity, the assistance to which he is entitled by law.
Dolley Madison, who is credited with establishing the role of first lady as hostess-in-chief, co-hosted with widower Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the U.S, before her own husband became the fourth.
The 1885 Kansas state census (via Ancestry.com; subscription required) includes these children but not the mother, and Rankin is recorded as a widower, which suggests that Lula’s mother died in Kansas between 1880 and 1885.
In an instant, Oswalt became a widower — and single parent.
This is the second wedding for Oswalt, who became a widower in April of 2016 when his first wife, Michelle McNamara, died in her sleep as a result of a mixture of prescription medications and an undetected heart condition.
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