Our Obituaries

Norbert Kaufman

May 18, 1927 - April 22, 2017

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La Vonn P. Simpkins

July 15, 1923 - April 21, 2017

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LaVonn P. Simpkins

July 15, 1923 - April 21, 2017

LaVonn P Simpkins, 93, of Cocoa went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 21, 2017. She was born in Cheatham County, TN on July 15, 1923. LaVonn was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, she will be forever missed by all that knew her. She was an active member of The Open Door United Methodist Church of Cocoa, involved with the United Methodist Women...
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Dorothea M. Spencer

August 26, 1925 - April 20, 2017

Dorothea (Dot) Spencer was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 26, 1925 to Earl F. Mace and Margaret Mae (Burke) Mace. She was the first of two daughters(Elizabeth Ann Mace Keeney) born to a medal-winning WWI veteran and his bride, a young woman of the Appalachian Hills in southeastern Ohio. Afterreturning from the war Earl worked as an architect until the Great Depression ended his career. At the...
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Arlis C. Richmond

May 15, 1933 - April 16, 2017

Arlis Catherine Richmond, 83 of Melbourne, Florida went peacefully to be with her Lord on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017. She was born May 15, 1933 in Pipestem, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Annie L. and Henry D. Wood.Arlis, aka Mom-Maw or Granny, was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She adored her four grandchildren, Cori (25), Jared (21), Alexander (19) and Katelyn (15) and...
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Jason Loren Sheridan

June 29, 1974 - April 13, 2017

Jason Loren Sheridan,42 of Rockledge, passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 13, 2017. He was born in Washington Court House,Ohio on June 29, 1974.Jason grew up in Brevard County and spent his youth playing baseball with Rockledge Little League. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.He is survived by his wife, Vicky...
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Keith A. Yates

October 26, 1962 - April 11, 2017

Keith Anderson Yates, 54, of Melbourne, Florida passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, after a long and brave battle with cancer. Keith was surrounded by his loving wife and son.Keith was born October 26th, 1962 at Eglin AFB, Florida to Miles and Marie Yates. He married Christina Will on April 20, 1991. Keith was an avid hunter & fisherman. He loved the great outdoors! Keith adored his...
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Nancy D. Pierce

July 6, 1933 - April 9, 2017

Nancy D. Pierce, 83, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017. She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania and moved to Brevard County in 1972 from Alaska.She was a veteran of the United States Air Force and worked in various areas of finance as a civilian- banking, dentistry, and 45th Space Wing. She was a member of Trinity Wellspring Church in Satellite Beach.She was predeceased by her husband of over 50...
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Lindsey Marie Fedullo

March 20, 1982 - April 8, 2017

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Helene Marie Rushnak Lowery

June 20, 1916 - April 8, 2017

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Louise Kluttz

February 18, 1928 - April 7, 2017

Louise Kluttz, also known as Lukie, 89, died Friday, April 7, 2017.She is survived by James Ferrara, her brother and daughters, Patricia, Cynthia, and Lisa; and son Andrew. She has nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.Louise was born and raised in Seneca Falls, NY. She was a long time resident of Cocoa, FL. In her early years she was a loving wife and mother, taking care of her family...
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Olive O. Denisavitch

April 7, 1917 - April 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Life Event Center at Florida Memorial, Rockledge, FL.
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Arvid K. Shook

August 20, 1920 - April 5, 2017

Arvid K. Shook, born August 20, 1920 passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the age of 96.Mr. Shook is survived by his son, Keith Shook; predeceased by wives, Dorothea Shook, Charlotte Shook and daughter, Cheryl Babington. He also leaves behind a son-in-law, Ken Babington; six grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.Arvid is a veteran of the...
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Homer G. Fritchie,

August 26, 1935 - April 3, 2017

Homer Fritchie, a native of Slidell, LA, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 3, 2017 in Rockledge FL.He was 81 years old, and a faithful servant of Jesus Christ. His family, who will miss him always, are is his wife of 34 years, Sharon; his daughter, Pamela McDonald and son in law Michael; his four grandchildren, Joshua McDonald and wife Sarah, Elisha McDonald Vincent and husband Zackary,...
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Ronald B. Miller

November 5, 1938 - April 3, 2017

Ronald Blain Miller, 78, of Melbourne, died Tuesday, April 3, 2017 at home following an extended illness.Ronald "RB" leaves behind his loving wife of 35 years, Sherri, his sons, Danny (Shirley) and Jeffery (Amie).; his daughters, Rhonda, Kippie (Don) and Ashley (Dave) and 9 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews and close friends. Ronald is also survived by his brothers Howard, Earl, and...
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Melissa Lynne Brock

July 19, 1971 - April 3, 2017

Melissa Lynne Brock, 45, of Melbourne passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017 following a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her beloved 8 year old son, Benjamin; her parents Eddie and Audrey Brock; sister Amanda Van Ess, nieces Kelsey (Joel) Willams and Hayley Van Ess, and a loving extended family.Melissa graduated from Eau Gallie High School and continued her studies at Florida...
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Robert David Surovchak

May 20, 1967 - April 2, 2017

Robert (aka Bob) David Surovchak passed away at his home in Rockledge, Florida on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the age of 49.Bob is survived by his loving wife Tami of 16 years. They were married in San Diego on April 28, 2001.He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Tami Surovchak and his dog Riley of Florida, stepdaughter Sara of Georgia, mother Marci Surovchak of Georgia, brothers Scott and his wife...
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Manuel S. Rodrigues

October 23, 1938 - March 31, 2017

Manuel S Rodrigues, 78 of Melbourne, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 31, 2017. He was born in Vilarinho, Portugal on October 23, 1938. Manuel served his country in the US Army. He was gifted carpenter and took pride in the work he did. In his spare time he enjoyed league bowling.Most of all Manuel was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother; he will be...
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Peggy Kempson Ellerbee

January 25, 1932 - March 31, 2017

Peggy Sibley Kempson Ellerbee, 85 a resident of Melbourne since 1961, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 31, 2017. She was born the daughter of the late Robert Marshall Sibley and Thelma Dauzie Wise in Decatur, AL on January 25, 1932.She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Kempson Ginn and Stephanie Kempson Marschang both of Melbourne, FL; her grandchildren, Paul Marshall McQuain of...
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Fred H. Noorani

March 25, 1953 - March 31, 2017

Fred Noorani, 64, of Melbourne, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 31, 2017. He was born in Tehran, Iran on March 25, 1953.Fred operated his own automobile dealership and was a member of the Monsignor Martin B Power Knights of Columbus Council #14573.He was a loving father, brother and friend he will be greatly missed by his family and friends.Fred is survived by his son, Idean Noorani;...
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Esther E. Jackson

December 21, 1924 - March 30, 2017

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Helena M. Davis

August 19, 1918 - March 28, 2017

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Leonard A. Bloomquist

October 21, 1921 - March 28, 2017

Leonard A Bloomquist, 95, of Merritt Island, went to be with the Lord on March 28, 2017. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 21, 1921. Leonard proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a WWII and Korean War Veteran. He earned a BS from Illinois Institute of Technology and a MS from Florida Institute of Technology. Leonard loved music and was an active member of Ascension...
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Jeanes B. Tornabene

December 22, 1926 - March 28, 2017

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Mary Rose LoTruglio

October 15, 1918 - March 26, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Florida Memorial Gardens.
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Yolanda MacWhinnie

January 7, 1960 - March 26, 2017

Yolanda (Yoli) MacWhinnie, age 57, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017, after battling cancer for many years. She was born in Pese, Republic of Panama on January 7, 1960. She married her husband, Robert MacWhinnie in 1989 and accompanied him on various assignments while he was serving in the U.S. Air Force. Shortly after getting married in the Republic of Panama, they had a short stay at...
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Thomas F. Jesinski

April 28, 1947 - March 26, 2017

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Mary Rose LoTruglio

October 15, 1918 - March 26, 2017

Mary Rose LoTruglio, known lovingly as "Aunt Mary" by many, died peacefully on March 26, 2017 in Melbourne, FL, holding the hand of one of her loved ones, at the age of 98. Mary is survived by her family Ron and Nancy Guido of Melbourne, FL, and their children, Lori, Steven, Mark and Robert, to whom Aunt Mary acted as a grandmother for over 40 years. She is also survived by her nephew Joseph...
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William P. Garriel

January 14, 1919 - March 26, 2017

William P Garriel, 98, of Melbourne went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 26, 2017. He was born on January 14, 1919 in Long Branch, NJ. He was a 3rd and 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary, a member of the Moose Lodge, the Elks Lodge and a volunteer fireman with the Oliver-Byron Fire Dept. in Long Branch, NJ.William was a loving husband, father...
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Wilma Dorothy Janosov

February 28, 1939 - March 24, 2017

Wilma Dorothy Janosov (Jones) went to be with her Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, March 24, 2017. She was laid to rest at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Gotha, Florida.She was born in Socorro, New Mexico in 1939, to David R. Jones Sr. and Josefita Baca. She attended public schools there and graduated from Socorro High School in May, 1956. She also attended N.M.I.M.T. and New Mexico State...
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Agnes T. Laphen

November 7, 1922 - March 23, 2017

Agnes Theresa Laphen, 94, of Cocoa, FL passed away on March 23, 2017 in Merritt Island, FL.She was born in Philadelphia, PA, and came to Brevard County in 1985 as a homemaker.Agnes is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Laphen, Sr. and daughter, Maureen Laphen. She is survived by her daughter, Joanne Butler; son, Charles Laphen and daughter-in-law, Janice Laphen.Her final resting place...
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Ronald E. Mulder

May 4, 1945 - March 20, 2017

Ronald E. Mulder, 71, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March 20, 2017. Ron was born May 4, 1945 in Roseland, Illinois to Clarence and Agnes, who proceeded him in death. Lucky to find love twice in his life, Ron was married for 44 years to Diane, who proceeded him in death in 2008, with whom he had two children; son Dennis, and daughter Deanna De Keyser, married to Michael. In 2012, Ron...
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Keith D. Heuer,

October 3, 1944 - March 20, 2017

Keith D. Heuer Sr. 72 years of age on Indialantic, Fla. passed away on Monday March 20, 2017. Born in Niagara Falls N.Y. on October 3, 1944. He lived in Port Colborne Ontario Canada. Out of High School, he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a Golf Pro at the Port Colborne Country Club in Ontario Canada. Previously he was a member of AACA of Hershey P.A., AACA of Cape Canaveral and the MOPARS of...
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Marie N. Newbrough

April 13, 1926 - March 20, 2017

Marie Newbrough, 90, of Rockledge, FL, passed away peacefully 3-20-17, surrounded by family. She is survived by her children, Ronnie, Gary & Gaylynn & their spouses, 8 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by children; Charmaine, Johnny & Jerry; great grandson Damien. She was a loving mother, grandmother & friend. She had a zest for life, an infectious...
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Phyllis A. Secoy

June 11, 1936 - March 18, 2017

Phyllis A. Secoy, 80, of Melbourne, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was born in Worthington, KY on June 11, 1936. Phyllis was a gifted floral designer and made a living working with local florists. A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister and friend, she will be missed by the loved ones she cherished.She is survived by her...
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Doris M. Johnson

September 8, 1924 - March 18, 2017

Doris Marie Jeanette Johnson was born September 8, 1924 in Gorham, N.H. to Albert and Antoinette Bussiere. She died on March 18, 2017 at the Wuesthoff Hospice House in Rockledge, FL. Doris was preceded in death by first husband, Thomas "Barney" Bass; second husband, James "Clyde" Johnson; her sister, Joan Whitcher; brother, Gerard Bussiere; son, Michael Brian Bass; grandson, Brian Bass and...
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Sally A. Chocklett

December 27, 1938 - March 18, 2017

Sally Ann (McComas) Chocklett, 78, of Melbourne went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 18, 2017. She was born in True, WV on December 27, 1938.Sally loved reading books, making quilts and had a kind heart towards many a stray cat that came to visit her.She is preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Shirley McComas ; her husband Jimmy Chocklett and her son, Sam Flint; her brothers, Tom,...
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Rosalie May Fenton

May 2, 1928 - March 17, 2017

Rosalie May Fenton, of Satellite Beach, FL, passed away on March 17, 2017. Born in Jamestown, NY, on May 7, 1928, she was the daughter of Roswell Fenton and May Minser.She graduated from Frewsburg High School in 1945, nurses training in Rochester, NY, and Bible school in Nyack, NY. As a nurse/missionary she served in New Guinea with the Christian Missionary Alliance, from 1953 to 1963; also later...
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Iris C. Rivera

November 16, 1932 - March 17, 2017

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Richard Backus

August 10, 1923 - March 16, 2017

Name: Lt. Col. Richard Warren BackusAge: 93City: Grant, FloridaProfession: Electro-Optical EngineerPassed Away: At HomeDay: ThursdayDate: March 16th, 2017Location: (home) 3955 Grant, FL 32949Born: (City, State) Eaton County, Michigan, to Clare Backus and May LePein (Backus)Came to Brevard County in: 1954 (Cocoa) from: Tampa, FL and returned in 1968 (West Melbourne), ...
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Elizabeth L. Davis

October 22, 1922 - March 12, 2017

Elizabeth Perry Davis known to her family and friends as Lib, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017. She was born to Arthur W. and Dovie L Perry on October 22, 1922 in Benson, NC. She was the third child and only girl with two older and one younger brother.As a young woman she worked at Wright's Clothing Store in Raleigh, NC and in 1943 she married the love of her life Vernon Davis.As they...
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Darrell Spear

July 8, 1936 - March 12, 2017

Darrell Spear, 80, of Melbourne, passed peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2017.He was born on July 8, 1936 in Mapleton, ME. Darrell proudly served his country and retired from the United States Air Force. He also worked in maintenance for the City of Satellite Beach and also worked as a pest control specialist for Collins Pest Control.He is survived by his mother, Avis Spear; his daughter, Terri...
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Frank B. Krzynowek

November 6, 1956 - March 11, 2017

Frank Brian Krzynowek, 60, of Melbourne, Florida passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife by his side, on Saturday, March 11, 2017.He was born at Fort Dix, New Jersey on November 6, 1956 to Frank and Joan Krzynowek, and came to Brevard County in 1973.Frank worked for Roger B. Kennedy Construction as a superintendent. He graduated from Satellite High in 1975. He loved his job and the...
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Margaret Nauert

October 2, 1920 - March 11, 2017

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Arlene F. Darchuck

June 29, 1929 - March 9, 2017

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Mary Angela Williams

November 10, 1922 - March 8, 2017

Mary Angela Williams, 94, of Satellite Beach, FL., passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at her home. She was born in Providence, RI. She came to Brevard County in 1959 from Norfolk, VA. She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Indialantic, Florida.She is survived by her sons, Edward Baker Williams Jr. and Jeffrey Canning Williams.A Visitation will be held at the Life Event...
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Donald E. Bartelson

September 10, 1931 - March 7, 2017

Donald E. Bartelson, 85, of Merritt Island, FL., passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. He was born in Battle Creek, MI. and came to Brevard County in 1965 from Mt. Clemens, MI.He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, worked for Chrysler Corporation, and retired from Lockheed Martin. He was also a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Merritt Island.He is survived by his wife; Darlene...
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Christina L. Buffkin

May 29, 1944 - March 4, 2017

Christina L. Buffkin, better known as Chris, of Merritt Island, Florida, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the age of 72 after a long battle of cancer. She was born in Evansville, Indiana on May 29, 1944. Chris was a longtime resident of Brevard County, founder of Buffkin Tile Supply in 1983, and one of the original founding Directors of Community Bank of the South. Chris leaves behind her...
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Glenwood A. Teed

July 26, 1936 - February 25, 2017

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Edgar J. Threadgill,

December 1, 1927 - February 25, 2017

Edgar J. Threadgill, Jr. (Bud), 89, of Melbourne, FL passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Bud was born in Camden, AR on December 1, 1927. Bud was a WWII veteran of the US Navy. He then attended Louisiana Tech University and graduated with a BA in Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Bud married the love of his life, Miss Gene, and they set out to create...
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Glenwood A. Teed

July 26, 1936 - February 25, 2017

Glenwood Arthur Teed, 80, of Merritt Island, Florida passed from death to eternal life at Cape Canaveral Hospital on February 25, 2017. Following a miraculous week of surviving multiple cardiac arrests and even earning the title "Miracle Man" at the hospital, he succumbed to yet another cardiac arrest. Family and friends were blessed to have been able to love and cherish this truly amazing man...
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Garland I. Bullock

January 2, 1922 - February 25, 2017

Garland I. Bullock, Jr. peacefully passed away in the early hours of Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the age of 95. A combat veteran of WWII and avid fan of the Washington Redskins and the UNC TARHEELS, Mr. Bullock is survived by two sons, Garland I. Bullock, III, of Big Stone Gap, VA; Michiel Bullock and wife Susie, of Palm Bay, FL; two daughters, Susan Pendergraft and husband Everette, of...
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Doris M. Jacobs

January 21, 1935 - February 25, 2017

Doris Marlene Jacobs, 82 ,daughter of Clyde Hamilton and Ruby Myers entered into eternal life February 25, 2017. She is reunited with husband Leonard (Jake) and son Mike Jacobs. Doris is survived by daughters Pamela Egan (Shawn) and Sandra Leonard (Billy) and son Robert Jacobs; grandchildren Arayna, Ariel, Shane, Kaylee, Chelsea, Mitchell and Logan; great granddaughter Adeline; brothers Donald...
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Shirley A. Tucker

September 7, 1939 - February 24, 2017

Dear Friends, Our Mother passed on yesterday after a battle with lung cancer. She was and is a certain angel who's compassion, soul and spirit reflect the best in humanity.Shirley Ann Tucker, 77, was born in VA with 16 brothers and sisters she moved to FL when 16 years old with some of her sisters. She selflessly raised myself and my sister Gina Kernan then helped raise my three daughters,...
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Graydon A. Phlieger

November 3, 1928 - February 21, 2017

Graydon (Jack) A. Phlieger, 88, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Jack was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on November 3, 1928 to Graydon and Effie Phlieger. He was raised in Miami, Florida and graduated from Miami High School in 1947. An Air Force veteran stationed at Patrick Air Force Base, Jack joined the ABMA in 1954, transitioning to...
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Lenore M. Regina

November 21, 1927 - February 21, 2017

LENORE M. REGINA - NOVEMBER 21,1927-FEBRUARY 21,2017Married to Frank Regina 1948, born in New Britain,CT to her loving parents Mary and Henry Rondini. Lenore had three brothers Harry Rondini Merritt Island,FL, Roger Rondini and wife Joan,Ponce Inlet ,FL and predeceased brother Robert Rondini, New Britain, CT; two sons Richard Regina and wife Karen, Merritt Island ,FL, John Regina Vernon, CT;...
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John Earl Fritz

January 7, 1921 - February 19, 2017

OBITUARY FOR JOHN EARL FRITZ, JR. "Earl"John Earl Fritz, Jr. was born in Boyertown, Pennsylvania on January 7, 1921 to John Earl Fritz and Loretta S. Thomas Fritz. Earl was confirmed in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pottstown, Pennsylvania in 1937.He graduated from the prestigious Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the beginning of World War...
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Dave E. Weldon

May 3, 1928 - February 19, 2017

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Philip Justin Craig

June 7, 1953 - February 19, 2017

Philip Justin Craig, 63, of Rockledge, Florida passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017. He was born June 7, 1953 in Hays, Kansas to his loving parents Gene and Dora Craig.Phil, a local painting contractor and businessman, loved music and singing above all other interests. He loved anything outdoors--including boating, fishing, and gardening. He had the unique and innate ability to enjoy to the...
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Doris E. Schmeling

January 21, 1921 - February 18, 2017

Doris E. Schmeling, age 96, died peacefully on Saturday morning, February 18, 2017 in Melbourne, FL.Doris was born January 12, 1921 in Crocker, SD. She was one of 11 children born to Merle and Bernice Williams.In July of 1943, she married her high school sweetheart, Robert Schmeling, in Waco, TX where he was an Army Air Corps flight instructor. Shortly thereafter, he was sent to the South...
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Beatrice A. Pink

April 12, 1926 - February 16, 2017

Beatrice A Pink, died on February 16, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was an Interior Designer I.D.S. for 25 years in New York and in Florida. John A Pink, her beloved husband preceded her in death in 2007 after 60 years of marriage. They were married in Saint Patrick's Cathedral, New York City on September 6, 1948. Beatrice and John loved to travel and had been to places all over the...
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Nicoletta N. Ardito

January 11, 1924 - February 16, 2017

Nicoletta N Ardito, 93, of Cocoa, FL passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, February 16, 2017. She was born in New York City on January 11, 1924 ,the daughter of August and Mary Occhino.Lily, as she was known to her family and friends, was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She will be greatly missed. In her free time she enjoyed going to...
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Ann Laughlin

March 21, 1940 - February 15, 2017

Ann Laughlin, 76, of Melbourne Florida passed away Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. Ann Laughlin was born in Warsaw, N.Y. and moved to Florida as a teenager. This is where she met and married Richard and they raised their three daughters. They were members of St. Mary's Catholic Church for many years and Ann was the school secretary for over 10 years. Ann loved animals, gardening, music and...
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Jimmie Dale Wright

December 9, 1934 - February 14, 2017

Jimmie Dale Wright, 82, of Merritt Island, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at his home. He was born in Covington, Kentucky and served as an owner/operator for mobile home parks before his retirement.Survivors include his wife; Jeanenne Wright of Merritt Island, Florida and his son; Kevin (Allison) of Atlanta, Georgia, Tobin (Karen) of Cocoa, Florida and daughter; Perky (Steven)...
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Angelina Delgado Pinto

June 1, 1924 - February 11, 2017

Angelina Delgado Pinto, 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 11, 2017 in her home in Viera, FL surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren. Mrs. Delgado was born June 1, 1924 in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. She arrived with her family in Newark, NJ in 1952, where they lived until 1966, when the family moved to Chicago, IL. In 2001, she and her husband moved to Viera, FL.She was...
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Patrick J. Arnoult

May 22, 1952 - February 10, 2017

Patrick James Arnoult, 64, entered eternal life on Friday, 10 February, 2017. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Patrick spent 28 years working for the Florida Lottery recently retiring in 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Matthew and Lidia Arnoult and sister, Mary Anne Arnoult. He is survived by his brother, Michael of Viera, FL. A graveside funeral service will be...
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Betty J. Engle

December 11, 1935 - February 9, 2017

Betty Jean Engle 81, of Palm Bay, FL, passed away February 9, 2017. She was born December 11, 1935 in Kempton, MD, to James Ezra and Stella Grace Shillingburg, both preceding her in death.She is survived by her two sons, Douglas (Doug) Engle of Indialantic, FL, and Harry J. Engle of West Melbourne, FL; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Betty also has eight surviving sisters and...
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Jose A. Morales

July 16, 1947 - February 9, 2017

Jose A Morales, MSGT, USAF (RET) Jose was born on July 16, 1947 in Brownsville, Texas to Julian and Hilaria Morales. He graduated from Roy Miller high school and soon joined the Armed Forces serving his country honorably for 22 years followed by working at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral AFS for 23 years.Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Francisca G Morales; Daughters, Maria ...
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John Lee Miley

September 1, 1922 - February 6, 2017

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Susie L. Williams

February 24, 1943 - February 6, 2017

Dorothy Louise Williams (Susie), aged 73, died peacefully on February 6, 2017 at William Childs Hospice House, after a lengthy illness. Susie was born February 24, 1943, in Melbourne, Florida the daughter of Luther and Ila Richardson.After completing the 8th grade, Susie became a homemaker and mother of 2 sons, David and Dwayne. She attended the Melbourne Church of the Nazarene since she was a...
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Doris E. Cone

November 10, 1927 - February 4, 2017

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Marilynne Jean Shortt

February 6, 1930 - February 4, 2017

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Karolyn J. Nichols

September 27, 1919 - February 3, 2017

Karolyn Jane Pease Nichols was born September 27, 1919 in San Bernardino, CA to Ralph Waldo Emerson Pease and Florence Irene LeRoy Pease. She died February 3, 2017, of natural causes at 97 years old.Karolyn grew up on Arrowhead Avenue in San Bernardino where she played with friends under the backyard fig tree, beginning a lifelong love of figs. Her grandfather -- and later her father -- owned a...
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Cecil Milton Maurer

August 1, 1919 - February 3, 2017

Cecil M. Maurer, 97, of Melbourne,FL and formerly of Pitcairn, PA passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Palms. He was the son of Russell and Ida Maurer. Prior to retirement he worked at Jem Products in Lawrenceville, PA. He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church. He was a WWII veteran, serving in the Army as a staff sergeant, he was stationed in Alaska. He enjoyed yard work and...
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Carl J. Signorelli

February 27, 1921 - February 2, 2017

WWII veteran, Carl J. Signorelli, 95, of Merritt Island, passed away February 2, 2017.Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Carl came to Brevard County in 1956. He worked as a Civil and Missile Engineer for Northrup and Lockheed. He was also a self-employed Real Estate Developer, General Contractor and a member of the NRA and AARP.He is survived by his wife, Marueen Signorelli, who he was married to for...
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V. Roger Vickery

October 9, 1939 - February 1, 2017

Victor "Roger" Vickery, 77, of Melbourne, FL was eccentric, headstrong, and big-hearted. He passed away peacefully on February 1st, 2017. Roger was born to the late Joseph and Dorothy Vickery and grew up in Miami, FL., one of six children. He graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in physics. He was an engineer for IBM, where he worked for nearly 20 years. He is survived by his...
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Aaron Swinson

October 10, 1935 - February 1, 2017

Aaron Swinson, 81, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. He was born in Coolidge, GA on October 10, 1935. Aaron served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and retired after 20 years of service. He went on to work as a quality inspector at the Kennedy Space Center. Aaron was an avid golfer, fisherman and loved working in his garden. A loving husband...
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Rethel Geneva Willoughby

October 20, 1926 - January 31, 2017

Rethel Pack Willoughby, age 90, of Melbourne, FL passed away January 31, 2017. Born in Fannin County, GA, October 20, 1926 to the late J. Wilden Pack and Arleen Horton Pack of McCaysville, GA.She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church in Melbourne, FL. Graduated 1947 from Tennessee Wesleyan College, Athens, TN and retired from the Harris Corporation, Palm Bay, FL where she worked as...
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Emily H. Weltz

April 2, 1929 - January 29, 2017

Emily H Weltz, 87, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 29, 2017.She was born in New York City on April 2, 1929. Emily retired as an accountant working for Weschester County in New York. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend she will be greatly missed.She is survived by her husband of 64 years George N Weltz; her daughter, Karen Thompson and her granddaughters Kristen and Kellie...
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Kenneth E. Berg

June 23, 1948 - January 27, 2017

Kenneth E. Berg, 68, of Satellite Beach FL, passed away on Friday January 27, 2017. He was born in Moundridge, KS on June 23, 1948 to his loving parents, Bedie and Dorothy Berg.A retired Master Sergeant, Kenneth faithfully served his country in the United States Air Force. After retiring he loved to spend time with his wife, Donna, and their bike club. He also enjoyed working with this tools and...
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Annie Laurie McClung

December 18, 1913 - January 26, 2017

Annie Laurie McClung, age 103, died of natural causes in Jacksonville, FL. Her graveside funeral service will be held on January 31, 2017 at Florida Memorial Gardens in Rockledge, FL.A native of South Hampton, Great Britain, she came to the United States of America in 1922 and was naturalized in 1931. She has been a resident of Florida for more than 60 years. She retired from Sherwood Park...
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Janice F. Cook

June 3, 1954 - January 24, 2017

Obituary for Janice Faye CookDied January 24, 2017Janice Cook, 62, beloved mother, sister, cousin, aunt, friend and teacher to so many children, died on January 24, 2017. Janice, all too soon was taken from this world, had a heart of great compassion and was always giving to those in need and saving stray animals whom she adopted into her family. She will be missed by so many who loved her...
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Elizabeth Mirtha Carrera

February 22, 1959 - January 24, 2017

To a beautiful, vibrant, young wife and mother, Elizabeth M. Carrera of Melbourne, FL went to be with the Lord on January 24th surrounded by her, husband, daughters, brothers and sister. To all who knew her "Liz" was born a sweet, sensitive and caring Pisces on February 22, 1959. To proud parents Elisa and Genaro Fernandez in Peru. There was so much love in her family of 7. She loved her siblings...
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James C. Sweat

October 27, 1921 - January 23, 2017

James Covington Sweat, 95, of Merritt Island, FL, passed away January 23, 2017 peacefully at home with his wife and family by his side.Born October 27, 1921 in Katchie, Louisiana, James was raised in a small sawmill town, Seiper, LA with his five siblings. He joined the Navy at the age of 19, served on various ships, and was a WWII survivor of Pearl Harbor. He retired as a CWIII with honors...
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Stella Liontas

June 29, 1938 - January 22, 2017

Stella C. Liontas, 78, of Melbourne, Florida, passed away peacefully in Melbourne on January 22, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Stella was born to the late James and Frosso Canellis in Greenville, South Carolina, on June 29, 1938. She graduated from Greenville Senior High School in 1957. She was a licensed cosmetologist and worked as a beautician. Stella was united in marriage to...
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Donald R. Tomlinson

April 14, 1923 - January 21, 2017

Donald R. Tomlinson, 93, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 21, 2017.He was born in Moultrie, GA on April 14, 1923. Donald was a WWII Army veteran retired Welder/Pipefitter member of Local 295 Daytona. Donald was a member of First Baptist Church of Merritt Island for 57 years.He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Mary; his son, David Tomlinson; his daughter, Dianne Wilkes; his sister...
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Eudorah D. Mattison

May 28, 1931 - January 21, 2017

Eudorah D MattisonCocoaEudorah D. Mattison, 85, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 21, 2017. She was born in Macon, GA on May 28, 1931. Eudorah was a member of the National Beta Club in high school and also was gifted with a beautiful voice and loved to sing. She worked as a bookkeeper at Huckabee Buick in Macon in her younger years. Eudorah was an active member at First Baptist Church...
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David Wayne Pickover

May 26, 1957 - January 20, 2017

David's life started on May 26, 1957 and ended on January 20, 2017 in a tragic boating accident in Lake Placid, Florida. The term "Celebration of Life" is typically used only at the end of life but David's family and friends have celebrated his presence from the start.His parents, Martha (Boots) and Harvey brought him home from the hospital when he was just three days old, placed him in...
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Pauline E. Fanus

August 19, 1922 - January 20, 2017

Pauline Fanus, 94, was born in Cumberland County, PA. August 19, 1922. She went home to be with her Savior on January 20th with her family by her side. She moved to the Melbourne area in 1961 and worked for decades in service to others. She is survived by her daughter; Jeanette Fanus, brother; Charles Hamilton (Sondra), and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; Eugene...
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Grace Ann Faulkner

May 19, 1928 - January 20, 2017

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William John Ochs

October 25, 1935 - January 20, 2017

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James Anthony Pearo

March 16, 1922 - January 18, 2017

James Anthony Pearo, 94 years old, of Melbourne, Florida, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, James served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and witnessed the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima from his ship, The USS Tolland. Upon returning from the war, James resumed his career with the U.S. Government at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. He...
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Marilyn Bell

February 23, 1955 - January 17, 2017

Marilyn D. Bell, 61, of Merritt Island, Florida went to be with the Lord on January 17, 2017. She passed peacefully in Melbourne, Florida with her children and family by her side. She was born on February 23, 1955 to William D. Bell and Alice Bell. Marilyn was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was one of eleven children. She leaves to cherish her memory her mother Alice Bell,...
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Mary L. SANDERS

October 29, 1931 - January 15, 2017

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Mary L. Sanders

October 29, 1931 - January 15, 2017

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Erma P. HISE

December 15, 1924 - January 11, 2017

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Erma P. Hise

December 15, 1924 - January 11, 2017

Erma Purdon Hise, 92, passed away on January 11, 2017. She was born in northern Mississippi, was a leader in Pontotoc High School, and graduated nursing school at Charity Hospital with honors.She married, Paul Hamilton Hise and they moved from Tennessee to Cocoa where they raised their family.Erma was active in Cocoa Presbyterian Church and served in many leadership roles. She was also a member...
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Charlie Milstead

July 4, 1940 - January 11, 2017

Charles "Charlie" Milstead, 76, of Melbourne FL, passed away on January 11, 2017. He was born July 4, 1940 in Washington, DC to his loving parents Ralph and Frances Milstead. Charlie worked at Gaskins Drug Store as a clerk for several years, when He first moved here to Florida and served faithfully for numerous years as a Deacon at his home church, First Baptist Indialantic and as a volunteer at...
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Odette Vojir

October 24, 1920 - January 10, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Florida Memorial Gardens.
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Odette Vojir

October 24, 1920 - January 10, 2017

Odette Vojir, 96, of Rockledge, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Wuesthoff Hospice House. She was born in Paris, France and came to Brevard County in 1968 from Hollywood, Florida. Odette was a seamstress for Royalty in England for many years.Survivors include her cousins; Sandra Powell Babiarz, Dr. Keith Powell, Judy Jirik Kowalski and Nancy Jirik Lambert. She also leaves the...
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