We learned today of the death Dec. 29, 2012, of Elizabeth Anne Ferdinandsen, 75. We offer our prayers and condolences to her family. A memorial service was held Jan. 5 at Saint Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Oriental, the Rev. Paul Mizener officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to PAWS, P.O. Box 888, Oriental, NC 28571.