Celebrity Obituaries

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Eli Pilton Becker

August 3, 1928 - May 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Paulette Leah Travis

March 4, 1973 - May 27, 2017

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Marvin Irving Sherman

June 20, 1927 - May 26, 2017

Marvin Irving Sherman passed away May 26, 2017. Marvin was born in Live Oak on June 20, 1927 to Charlotte and Charles Sherman. Raised by Sophie and Ben Fleet, Lakeland, and Annie Sherman, Daytona. Marvin was married for 64 years to his beloved Beatrice Weiss Sherman who passed in 2016. Family members include his children June and Bobby Shenkman, Karen Turkat, Bradley Sherman and preceded in death...
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Rena Emmaline Signoretti

September 19, 1930 - May 23, 2017

Rena Emmaline "Emmie" Signoretti passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. A lifelong resident of Jacksonville, Emmie was born September 19, 1930 to Oza Lee and Minnie Owens. She is predeceased by her parents, her husband Pete Signoretti, brother Otis Owens and sister Eunice Owens. She is survived by daughters Patti Burge (Rich), Karen Carlucci (Matthew), son Johnny...
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Delbert Wayne Chastain

April 16, 1954 - May 23, 2017

Delbert Wayne Chastain, 63, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He was born April 16, 1954. He left behind to cherish his memories his mother Violet Reeder Kirk, brothers Noah (Brenda) Chastain and Jerry (Kathy) Chastain, sister Lisa Nagem and many nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held at 11am, Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville...
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William Frank Thompson

September 28, 1937 - May 23, 2017

William Frank Thompson, Sr. passed away May 23, 2017. He was born September 27, 1937 in Auburndale, Florida. William was a loving husband, son, brother, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. William was a Sgt. with the Auburndale Police Department for 20 + years. He was an avid FSU fan, he loved to sing and be around his family and friends. William is preceded in death by his parents J.C....
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Thomas Carlton Simms, Jr.

December 14, 1926 - May 22, 2017

Thomas Carlton Simms, Jr. entered his eternal rest on May 22, 2017, at the age of 90. Also known as T.C. Simms or Carlton, he was born December 14, 1926 in Madison County, Florida. He was the son of Jesse Yates Raines and Thomas Carlton Simms, Sr., and brother to Anna Belle Simms Foures and Virgil Agan Simms (Gloria).T.C. (Carlton) was many things to many people: A World War II Navy veteran, a...
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Katherine BEARD

November 22, 1922 - May 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Mary Jane Shettel

September 27, 1921 - May 21, 2017

Mary Jane Shettel passed peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on May 21, 2017. She was devoted to all of her family, as well as extended loved ones. Her friends were loved as if they were part of the family.Mary was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Panama City with 5 brothers and sisters. She enjoyed a life of camping, hunting, and fishing with Ed and her children and grandchildren...
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Ernest Andrew Shepard

October 5, 1946 - May 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Esther Sauer

July 25, 1933 - May 21, 2017

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Hadsell Edward Alexander

June 30, 1916 - May 20, 2017

Hadsell Edward Alexander "Hal", (Col. USA ret.), passed away peacefully in his home May 20, 2017. He was born June 30, 1916 to Anna Pinholster and Edward Newton Alexander in Jacksonville,Florida. He was educated in local schools, graduating from Miami Senior High. He received his BS Degree in chemistry from the University of Florida in 1939. He married Martile Hemingway on November 11, 1940. He...
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Joseph J. Eisemann

May 10, 1920 - May 20, 2017

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Robert Earl Hoover

August 3, 1926 - May 18, 2017

Robert "Bob" Hoover, husband, father, grandfather and friend went to be with the Lord on May 18, 2017 at the age of 90. Bob was a Christian and member of Mandarin Baptist Church. He was the son of Katherine Witty and step son of Dr. Robert Witty. His father was Willard Hoover. Bob loved his family and is survived by his wife, Patricia; two sons, Robert Hoover, Jr. (Kathy), Joseph Gee Hoover ...
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Gerald Michael Roach

July 22, 1966 - May 18, 2017

Gerald Michael Roach 50, of Lake City, Florida passed away after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer and stroke on May 18, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida. Gerald Michael Roach was born to Sandra Roach on July 22, 1966 in Gallipolis Ohio. He married Susan Deubler on December 23, 1994 in Gainesville, Florida. He graduated from Florida State College at Jacksonville and...
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Arlene Jay Faracchio

July 11, 1935 - May 17, 2017

FARACCHIO - Arlene Jay Faracchio, 81, passed away May 17, 2017. Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32207 (904)737-7171
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Laurice Cornelia Pickens

July 7, 1919 - May 17, 2017

Laurice C. Pickens, born July 7, 1919 in Tucker, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017. She resided in Tucker most of her life until relocating to Florida six years ago. A devout Christian, she was a member of First Baptist Church of Tucker and attended Lakeshore Baptist Church while living in Jacksonville. Above all else, she enjoyed spending time with family. She also loved cooking,...
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Norman Louis Schubert

March 31, 1940 - May 16, 2017

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Marilyn Annette Blank

March 29, 1929 - May 16, 2017

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Joseph Gregory Matthews

August 8, 1920 - May 16, 2017

Joseph Gregory Matthews, 96, passed away on May 16, 2017 at Community Hospice Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born August 8, 1920 in Aberdeen, Mississippi. Joe attended the University of Alabama and was an executive with Southern Railway, President of Trailways Bus Co. and Vice President of Amtrak Corporation. He was a Political Advisor to Presidents, John F....
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Eleanor Jean Haley

October 11, 1941 - May 11, 2017

Eleanor Jean (Sue) Haley, age 75, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Born in Duval County, Florida, she was a resident of the Jacksonville area all of her life. In addition to raising two children, she enjoyed working as a hairdresser for over 50 years, and will certainly be missed by the many happy customers who relied on her. Sue, as she preferred to be called, survived her beloved...
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Lynn Johnson Morse

February 27, 1929 - May 8, 2017

Lynn Johnson Morse passed away at age 88 on May 8, 2017 in Flagler Hospital St Augustine, Florida. Lynn was born in Boydton, Virginia on February 27, 2017 and after serving time in the Army was introduced to Florence Webster by mutual friends. He and Florence were married and moved to Newark, New Jersey to begin their life and family. Lynn not only served as an Army Veteran. Lynn retired...
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Jean Stone Tuggle

May 29, 1932 - May 8, 2017

Jean Stone Tuggle passed away peacefully on May 8, 2017. She was born May 29, 1932 in Jacksonville, Florida, the daughter of John Arthur Stone and Elsie Anderson. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 49 years, William Pinkney Tuggle III; brother, Jack Warner Stone; and sister, Lorene Martha Stone. Jean graduated from Robert E. Lee High School, Jacksonville, Florida. She worked...
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Loretta Hopkins McIsaac

July 13, 1935 - May 4, 2017

Loretta Hopkins McIsaac, age 81, passed away May 4, 2017. Arrangements by Hardage- Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, Florida 32207
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Elizabeth L. Juhn

June 10, 1925 - May 2, 2017

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Costas Nicholas Stoumbelis

May 5, 1945 - May 1, 2017

Costas N Stoumbelis 1945 - 2017 Costas N. Stoumbelis passed away on May 1, 2017. He graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in Miami, Florida. Upon graduation, Costas enlisted in the United States Air Force, which he served his country for four honorable years as a security policeman. He developed a passion for photography, which provided Costas opportunities with several prominent companies...
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Peter Lasar Lesnik

January 13, 1924 - May 1, 2017

Peter Lesnik 93 passed from this life May 1, 2017 in Jacksonville Florida. Mr. Lesnik was born in Berlin Germany January 13, 1924. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather, beloved by his family always putting family first. He spent time with and loved his JCA friends as well. Peter is survived by his wife Phyllis, son Richard; daughters Paula Garrard, Judith Katz, Susan Levine, and...
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Anne Elizabeth Leehey Connolly

January 1, 1933 - April 30, 2017

Anne L. Connolly passed away surrounded by her children on April 30, 2017 at the age of 84. A loving and compassionate mother, she will be dearly missed by her 5 children (John, Patsy, Peggy, Chris, and Michael), their spouses, and 13 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Jack. Anne was born in New Orleans on January 1, 1933. As the daughter of an Army...
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Mona Ellen Isaac

July 2, 1936 - April 30, 2017

Mona E. Isaac (7/2/36 - 4/30/17), 80 years young, was a resident of Jacksonville, Florida since 1967. Mona was born in Bloomington, Indiana and was formally trained as a cosmetologist. Mona worked in her chosen profession until recently, due to illness. Mona was dearly loved by her family, friends, co-workers and clients. Being an outstanding Nana to her grandchildren, whom she adored, was...
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Mercedes Llanso Arias

October 31, 1920 - April 29, 2017

Mercy was born in Havana, Cuba in 1920 to Isabel del Barrio and Enrique Llanso, a prominent lawyer in Cuba. She was the oldest of three girls. She went to Mt. St. Joseph High School in Philadelphia. Mercy met and married Jose Arias in 1942. They had three daughters and one son and lived in Havana and Guantanamo where they had a sugar mill. In 1960 the Cuban revolution forced the family into exile...
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Eleanore Cohen Dorman

December 31, 1925 - April 27, 2017

Funeral Services were held for Eleanore Dorman on Friday April 28th in the King David Section, Greenlawn Cemetery. Eleanore was predeceased by her husband Jack, and is survived by daughter, Michelle Frisch; and her son, Dr. Todd Dorman (Lisa); along with grandchildren, Daniel, Erin, Will and Libby. Eleanore was a member of Ahavath Chesed Synagogue, Rabbi Rick Shapiro presided. Services were...
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Sarah Emily Thompson

July 13, 1940 - April 26, 2017

Sarah Emily Thompson passed away early Wednesday morning, April 26, 2017. She was born in Butts, Jenkins County, Georgia on July 13, 1940 to Margaret and John Wiggins. She was their first born, the eldest of six children. Sarah attended Andrew Jackson High School and she graduated from Florida Junior College. She was retired from the Duval County School Board. Sarah was predeceased by her...
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Michele Lea Batteh Campbell

June 24, 1972 - April 25, 2017

Michele Lea Batteh Campbell. On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 our ray of sunshine, Michele, left this world and joined her father, Munir Salem Batteh, and sister, Kimberly Marie Batteh, in heaven leaving a hole in all of our hearts. Born in Jacksonville, Florida on June 24, 1972, Michele had the amazing ability to light up a room with her vibrant personality, gave the best hugs and kisses knowing...
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Linda Waded Ghanayem

February 28, 1953 - April 24, 2017

Linda Waded Ghanayem, age 64, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida where she spent her entire life. Linda graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and then from Jacksonville University. For the past 40 years, she was a devoted teacher of science at Jean Ribault Senior High School. She truly had a great love for her students, her work, and her school....
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Loretta Luciano

August 14, 1913 - April 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Frederick Curtis Charles Krueger

December 2, 1927 - April 23, 2017

Frederick Curtis "Charles" Krueger passed away on April 23, 2017 in the company of loving family. Charles was born on December 2, 1927 in Jacksonville to Fredrich Wilhelm Krueger and Lydia Anna Minnie Keller. He graduated from The Bolles School and Capital University in Columbus, Ohio (he was a national collegiate Bridge champion) and served as a pilot in the Air Force. He married the beautiful...
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Leah Karlin

July 25, 1911 - April 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Margaret Wade Stewart

March 17, 1923 - April 22, 2017

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William Walter Goreschak

June 23, 1934 - April 21, 2017

William W. Goreschak ("Bill"), 82, passed away peacefully on April 21, 2017 at his home in Fruit Cove, Flolrida under the care of Hospice after his 4th battle with cancer over the last eighteen years. Bill was known by those who loved him by many names, including William, Willie, Wink, Bert, Wilbur, Baboo, Honey, Sweetheart, Grandpa and Dad. He met the love of his life, Rita Janosko, at Stratford...
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Edward Vernon Clark

September 20, 1972 - April 20, 2017

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Matthew Phillip Ogburn

December 31, 1998 - April 20, 2017

Matthew Phillip Ogburn, passed suddenly and unexpectedly on April 20th, 2017. He was born in Jacksonville Florida on December 31st, 1998, the son of Nancy and Rudy Ogburn. He attended Frank H. Peterson for Aviation. He had plans to further his education majoring in mechanical engineering. Matthew was a game and movie fanatic, as well as an avid reader and would love to go on adventures...
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Edward Vernon Clark

September 20, 1972 - April 20, 2017

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Patricia Joy O'Neill

February 26, 1941 - April 19, 2017

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Ralph Raymond Crabtree

June 15, 1955 - April 19, 2017

Ralph ("Randy") Crabtree ~ Mr. Randy Crabtree, 61, died suddenly on April 19, 2017. He was the son of the late Al and Winkie Crabtree and was born on June 15, 1955 in Jacksonville, Florida. Randy took after his father as a prominent real estate attorney in Jacksonville. He was a proud second generation attorney who practiced for over thirty (30) years in the North Florida area. He had a...
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Thomas Edward Wetmore

July 29, 1931 - April 19, 2017

Thomas Edward Wetmore passed away on April 19, 2017. He was born in Trenton, NJ on July 29, 1931 to Roy E. and Susie Hickey Wetmore. Tom graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Civil Engineering in 1957. While employed by Reynolds, Smith and Hills, he designed a major portion of the original Jacksonville expressway system. At the time of his retirement, he was with the...
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Mabel Genevieve Bailey

March 29, 1924 - April 18, 2017

Mabel Genevieve Bailey (nee Brown), age 93, died peacefully in her sleep on April 18, 2017 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Mable was born on March 29, 1924, in Pomeroy, Ohio to Daisy Ethel Needs and Earl Watson Brown. She was the youngest of eight children and she spent her first 18 years in Pomeroy, graduating Pomeroy High School in 1942. In 1945, Mabel married the love of...
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Johnny Francis Solt

August 26, 1941 - April 18, 2017

SOLT - Johnny F. Solt, 75, passed away April 18, 2017. Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32207 (904)737-7171
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Patricia Donaldson Brown

September 21, 1930 - April 18, 2017

Mrs. Patricia Donaldson Brown, age 86, died on April 18, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Paul Schreiner Donaldson and Cecilia Agnes Greenya, and was born September 21,1930 in Hollywood, Florida. The eldest of 10 children, she spent her early childhood years on a farm in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. As the daughter of a traveling sales person, she shared many stories of the experiences she...
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Mark Vincent Costello

September 3, 1924 - April 18, 2017

Mark V. Costello, Jr. (Buddy) of Jacksonville died April 18, 2017. Born in Tampa in 1924, the family moved to Jacksonville in 1928 where he resided for the remainder of his life. The son of Mark and Nellie Costello, Buddy was preceded in death by his beloved wife, June E. Costello, of 65 years, brother David, sisterMargaret, brother Paul, son Danny and daughter Margaret. He is survived by his...
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Lester Dieas

December 23, 1931 - April 16, 2017

Lester Dieas (PePa), 85, lifelong resident of Jacksonville, dies April 16, 2017 after a long heroic battle with cancer. He served in the United States Army as a Military Policeman stationed in Germany after WWII. He enjoyed racing stock cars on dirt tracks in the southeast. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 343 as a 25-degree Mason since 1995 and served as Provost Guard Captain from 2006 to...
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Robert Martin Shaar

August 17, 1927 - April 13, 2017

Robert Martin Shaar, age 89, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on April 13, 2017 from natural causes. Bob was born in Jacksonville, Florida on August 17, 1927. He attended St. Paul's Catholic School in Riverside. Following his school years he joined the Merchant Marines at the early age of 15 after fudging about his age. He went from the Merchant Marines to serving in the US Navy and was...
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Paul Hamilton Fuller IV

February 3, 1947 - April 10, 2017

Reverend Dr. Paul Hamilton Fuller, IV, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at the McGraw Center of Community Hospice, Mayo Clinic, in Jacksonville, Florida. Born February 3, 1947, in DeLand, Florida to Julia Vann Fuller and Paul Hamilton Fuller III, Ham graduated as valedictorian from DeLand High School in 1965 as part of a senior class that has remained close through the years since. He...
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James O. Biggers,, Jr.

August 30, 1941 - April 9, 2017

James "Jim/Jimmy" O. Biggers, Jr., 75, born August 30, 1941, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida after a long fight with advanced prostate cancer. He is preceded in death by his parents, James O. Sr. and Myrtle Capps Biggers; sister, Judi Biggers Williamson; George and Alice Smith; and R. Thomas and Claudie Cooke. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years,...
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Ethel Fessopulos

July 21, 1926 - April 8, 2017

Ethel Fessopulos, known by friends as “Efty,” passed away Saturday, April 08, 2017. She was born July 21, 1926 in Savannah, GA, the youngest of four daughters, to parents John Demetrios Fessopulos, originally from Alagonia, Greece, and Angela Morekis Fessopulos, originally from Samos, Greece. Efty was proud to have been the valedictorian of her graduating class in Savannah, going on...
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Pauline Gracie Clendening

September 9, 1923 - April 7, 2017

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James McBride Dent

July 22, 1934 - April 6, 2017

James McBride (Mack) Dent died Thursday, April 6 at home. He was born on July 22, 1934 in Douglas, Georgia, the son of Thomas Henry Dent and Wilda Davis Dent and the grandson of James M. and Olive Paulk Dent and Brantley D. and Geneva Durrence Davis, all of Douglas.Orphaned shortly after birth, he was raised by his paternal grandmother until her death in 1948 when he moved to St. Petersburg,...
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Catherine Christine Marie Drompp

May 6, 1941 - April 4, 2017

It is often hard to find a space large enough to include all the accolades and accomplishments that belong to a woman like Cathy Drompp. Her everflowing spirit has touched so many lives and she will be missed by many. There will be no formal Memorial. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:Jacksonville Area NOW (National Organization for Women)Lori Tilley - Treasurer6000 San Jose Blvd ...
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Walter William Kurosko

February 6, 1925 - March 30, 2017

Walter William Kurosko "Sam," age 92, a retired electrical engineer for AT&T, passed away on March 30, 2017 from natural causes. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Jacksonville in 1980. He graduated from Pratt Institute of Technology with a degree in electrical engineering. Walter served his country in World War II and again in the Korean Conflict. His affiliations...
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Almair B. Ginn

June 3, 1934 - March 29, 2017

Almair Ginn, age 82, slipped into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 29, 2017. She was born to the late Blaney and Lela Blanton on June 3, 1934 in Rocky Mount, NC. While working at McClellan's Five & Dime, she met the love of her life, LB Ginn of Snow Hill, NC. They married in 1954 and resided in Wilmington, NC until his job with the railroad (later known as CSX)...
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William Edward Anderson

September 13, 1932 - March 29, 2017

William Edward "Honey" AndersonOur beloved Honey (Ed) passed into the glory of the Lord on the morning of March 29th 2017.Left behind to mourn his loss are the love of his life and his wife for 63 years, Voncile Anderson (Crawford); his devoted children, Danny Anderson (Mary) and Nancy Skenes (Matthew); grandchildren, Hailee White (Wesley), Lindsey Anderson (Clark), Melissa Skenes Bonfada ...
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Elizabeth Knight Weller

January 19, 1928 - March 28, 2017

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Betty Current Nesbit

January 6, 1921 - March 25, 2017

Betty Lou Nesbit died in Rock Hill, South Carolina on Saturday, March 25, 2017. A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, she was a resident of Jacksonville from 1959-2003, where she was highly involved with many organizations, including the Pan-Hellenic, the Rotary Anns, the Boy & Girls Club, Jacksonville University, and the Cummer Gallery. She was a member of Lakewood Presbyterian Church and a Life...
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William Stuart Neal

April 6, 1952 - March 25, 2017

William Stuart Neal, IV, age 64, died March 26, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida, his home for 40 years. He was a joyous soul, a true friend to many, and a loving and devoted husband to Melissa Keyes-Neal. He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. William Stuart Neal III; his mother, Priscilla Morson Neal; and his brother, Bruce Morson Neal (Stephanie Russell Neal). He is survived by his wife,...
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Sherrell Minor McManaway

June 1, 1939 - March 25, 2017

Sherrell Minor McManaway, age 77, passed away on March 25, 2017 at Woodland Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center in Jacksonville, Florida. Born on June 1, 1939 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She had an Associate's Degree in Business. She was a member at Englewood Baptist Church where she served in the Children's Ministry. She is predeceased by...
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Clarence Carlton Buck

November 12, 1921 - March 23, 2017

Captain C.C. Buck was born in Presque Isle, Wisconsin. He enlisted in the Naval Aviation Program as a cadet in October 1942 and received his wings and commission as an Ensign in September 1944 at Corpus Christi, Texas. After completing night fighter training, he served in night fighter units in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and in Hawaii, Flying F6F Hellcats. He then served for three years in Fight...
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Fidel Sumalinog Ringca

October 28, 1950 - March 22, 2017

Fidel Sumalinog Ringca, age 66, passed away on March 22, 2017. He was born October 28, 1950 in Cordova, Cebu, Phillipines. A long time resident of Jacksonville, Florida, he was a Merchant Marine in his younger days and then a courier for Federal Express until his retirement. He had a lifetime love ofriding and building bicycles, learning languages, singing (being a number 1 fan of John Lennon)...
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Jenny Ann Leonard

October 19, 2016 - March 21, 2017

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DeLorese Gladys Clare

January 18, 1931 - March 21, 2017

DeLorese Gladys Clare, a beautiful lady who found a friend in everyone she met, passed along to another life on March 21, 2017, after a brief illness. She was 86, and the last of six siblings. DeLorese was proud to be a fourth-generation native of Jacksonville. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Ivan, and three children, Sharon Schoff (William), Wayne Westberry (Lisa), and Greg Westberry...
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Georgiana Barrett

September 21, 1921 - March 20, 2017

Georgiana Barrett, 95, of Jacksonville, FL passed away quietly March 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Roy and Edith Mary Barrett. She is survived by special friends Maxine Yarborough, Sherry Melkerson, Gloria Dixon and Lisa Clotfelter. Georgiana was born on September 21, 1922, in Leesburg, Ohio where she graduated from High School. She attended Capital University in...
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Debra S. Johnson

August 7, 1958 - March 19, 2017

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Gerald Lee Nichols

May 22, 1935 - March 17, 2017

Gerald Lee Nichols, 81, passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday, March 17, 2017. He was a remarkable man who touched many lives with his kindness, humor and generosity. He was a true leader in the railroad industry that he helped define and within his own extended family that he helped guide. His presence will be sorely missed by all who knew him and his name forever revered by all who...
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Elvin R. Carter

October 22, 1933 - March 17, 2017

Elvin "Billy" Randall Carter, 83, passed away March 17, 2017 in Jacksonville, FL. Billy was born in Jacksonville, FL to the late Lois Carter Williams and Elven Moses Carter. He served two years in the US Army during World War II. Afterwards, he went to work for CSX Railroad, where he eventually retired as a switch conductor. Billy began another career with Johnstone Supply, Inc. where he also...
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Priscilla Brush Leach-Muldrow

October 11, 1947 - March 15, 2017

Priscilla Brush Leach-Muldrow, 69, passed away on Tuesday March 15, 2017 at the Community Hospice of Northeast Florida in Fernandina Beach after her 4+ year fight with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Priscilla leaves behind her husband and best friend of 22+ years, Mike Muldrow; son Ray Leach and daughter-in-law Terri Leach; granddaughter Danielle Leach; brother Jesse W. Brush, Jr.; sisters...
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Della Rosenberg

February 22, 1917 - March 14, 2017

This was written In honor of Della Rosenberg celebrating her 100th birthday on Feb. 22, the Telegraph is re-publishing this July 13, 2000, story.Della Rosenberg passed to her eternal rest on March 14, 2017 in Starke FloridaBY CLIFF SMELLEYStaff WriterFor once, Della Rosenberg was speechless. Well, almost.Bradford High School was celebrating its 100th anniversary, and Rosenberg was chosen as the...
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Mary Copeland Parham

June 24, 1926 - March 13, 2017

Mary Copeland Parham, at the age 90, went home to Heaven to reunite with her husband, Harold, and son, Will, on March 13, 2017. Mary, the daughter of the late Doctor and Mrs. Silas Morgan Copeland, was born in Jacksonville, Florida on June 24, 1926. She graduated from Robert E. Lee in 1944 and attended Florida State College for Women (FSU). Mary devoted her life to her family and church. She...
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Henry Lasris

November 16, 1920 - March 13, 2017

Henry Lasris, age 96, of Jacksonville, Florida passed into his eternal rest on Monday, March 13, 2017. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Henry was the owner of Arcade Men's Shop at 8th and Main Streets, which later changed name to the "Golden Knight" when it moved to Gateway Center in Northern Jacksonville; was an active member of the Jacksonville Jewish Center, a member of its Choir...
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Suzanna Ehrlich

February 9, 1925 - March 11, 2017

Susie Ehrlich, age 92, of Jacksonville, Florida passed into her eternal rest on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Born in Szombathely, Hungary, she miraculously survived the Holocaust after losing almost her entire family, and came to this country in 1949 after meeting and marrying Elias Ehrlich. They immediately came to Jacksonville, Florida where they started their lives and family. Mrs. Ehrlich was a...
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Eddie Loraine Barnhart

September 7, 1918 - March 10, 2017

Eddie Loraine Barnhart, age 98, passed away March 10, 2017 in Hospice care at St. Catherine's Manor in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born September 7, 1918 in Elkin, North Carolina, and was the daughter of Chester and Mary Harris Fulp. She was a member of the Spring Glen United Methodist Church. Loraine enjoyed traveling in the U.S. and abroad and traveled extensively in Europe. She retired...
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Ruth Ann Mills

June 23, 1926 - March 9, 2017

Ruth "Ann" Mills, 90, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born on June 23, 1926 in Blackshear, Georgia to the late William Barney and Ethel Irene Cleland Knox. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Scott "RS" Mills. Ann enjoyed reading, crocheting, gardening, sewing, bingo, listening to music, puzzles and cheering on the Atlanta Braves. She was an...
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Rudolf Kigel

June 23, 1929 - March 9, 2017

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Ada May Kelly

December 24, 1924 - March 8, 2017

Ada May Kelly, aged 92, passed away March 8, 2017 at her home with her loving family. Ada was born on December 24, 1924 to George and Ruth Tyler in Middletown, Ohio. She graduated from Lemon-Monroe High School, married Edward Richmond Kelly after the war and was a homemaker. She and Ed retired to Jacksonville in 1982. Ada was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; brother, George; and...
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George Alan DuBois

February 12, 1937 - March 8, 2017

Beloved father, brother and friend, George DuBois, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2017 at a local hospice. He was 80 years old.He is survived by his brother, Robert DuBois; three children, Alan DuBois (Alexa), Leigh Johnson (Trent) and Melinda Greene (Jeff); eight grandchildren, Cameron and Alex DuBois, Ellie and Grace Johnson, Georgia, Cooper, Clayton and Jeffrey Greene; and his loving...
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Ethan Ogilvie Todd

August 30, 1926 - March 7, 2017

Ethan Ogilvie Todd, Jr. died on March 7, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born in Greenville, South Carolina on August 30, 1926 to Mary Margaret Evans Harden Todd and Ethan Ogilvie Todd, Sr.After completing high school in Greenville, Ethan served in the Navy as a surgical scrub technician at Norfolk Navy Hospital. After completing his service, he graduated from Furman University and the...
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John Wesley Corey

December 9, 1929 - March 6, 2017

John Wesley Corey, also known as John, J.W., Jay, and Granddaddy, was born on December 9th, 1929 in Statesboro, Georgia. He was the middle child of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Benjamin Corey and Ollie May Corey. He is predeceased by his loving older sister, Melrose Anderson and her husband Andy Anderson. He is survived by his beloved bride of 62 years, Charlotte Whitter Corey; his daughter,...
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Bette Jewell Wadkins Mackoul

December 30, 1932 - March 5, 2017

Bette W. Mackoul, 84, passed away Sunday, March 5th. Born in Graham, Georgia in 1932, she graduated from Baxley High School in 1949 and attended Weslyn College in Macon, Georgia.Preceded in death by her first husband, Earl J. Wadkins, and late husband, Edward V. Mackoul; she is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Manouilidis (George) and Samantha Wyatt (Timothy); step-daughters, Susan Wadkins and...
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James Brotherston Vosteen

November 23, 1954 - March 4, 2017

James B. Vosteen, 62, from Jacksonville, FL went to be with the Lord on March 4, 2017. He was born November 23, 1954 in Southampton, NY to James Peter Vosteen and Winifred (Ham) Vosteen. Before Early Onset Dementia took control of his brain, Jim was a highly regarded computer programmer/analyst. The Jax Jaguars, CSX, and Home Depot are a few of the many companies that were impacted by his...
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James Augustin Montgomery

June 26, 1932 - March 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Fern V. Brower

October 22, 1923 - March 3, 2017

Fern V. Brower, age 93, passed away March 3, 2017. She was born October 22, 1923. Fern was a registered nurse, retiring from Baptist Hospital in 1988. She was a faithful member of St. Michael the Archangel Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brady in 2009. Survived by her children, James and Mary; and grandson, Colin. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and...
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Mary Crane Bäck

January 28, 1942 - February 27, 2017

MARY CRANE BÄCK, age 75, beloved wife and mother, returned home the morning of Monday, February 27, 2017. Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on January 28, 1942, to Hardy M. and Opal S. Crane, Mary moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in her early teen years, graduated as part of the first full class at Englewood High School in 1960, and adopted the city as her home. After a time working at the...
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Ryan James Richter

December 17, 1987 - February 24, 2017

A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Hardage-Giddens Hendricks Chapel, 4115 Hendricks Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32207.Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Karamaneh Roberts Patten

June 21, 1932 - February 18, 2017

Our mother, Karamaneh "Kay" Roberts Patten, 84, went to join our father, Gerald DeWitt on February 18, 2017 at her home in St. Johns, Florida where she died peacefully surrounded by her family. She was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and worked for almost 20 years as supervisor of the Domestic Relations Department for the City of Jacksonville. She completed her working career years...
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Marsha Ann Sanders

February 14, 1958 - February 15, 2017

Marsha Ann (Jarboe) Sanders, age 59, passed away comfortably at her home on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. She was born on February 15, 1958 in New Albany, Indiana to Mary Kathryn (Fleming) Jarboe and Ernest J. Jarboe. Marsha graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Lab Technology, and moved to Jacksonville in 1988. She was preceded in death by both her maternal and...
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Eileen Jacqueline Adler

August 14, 1929 - February 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Cynthia C. Thomas

January 11, 1950 - February 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Sybil Schofield Stubbs Johnson

February 8, 1924 - February 12, 2017

Sybil Schofield Stubbs Johnson died on February 12, 2017 in DeLand Florida. She was 93 years young. Sybil was born in Gaskin, Florida and moved to Quincy as a little girl where she lived throughout her formative years. She met and married Ken Stubbs in Jacksonville, Florida where she resided for more than 40 years. Sybil and Ken had two children, Debra June and Gregory Kenneth. Sybil was heavily...
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Johnny James Reaves

May 10, 1924 - February 11, 2017

Johnny James Reaves, Sr., 92 years old, was called to be with his Lord and Savior on February 11, 2017 where he resided in Jacksonville, Florida. John was born on May 10, 1924 in Rhine, Georgia, the son of Nettie Alma Hampton and William Ander Reaves. John was one of the youngest engineers at age 17 with Seaboard Airline Railroad in Georgia. He served in the Army as a Marksman, then moved to...
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Evelyn Rose Capps

January 18, 1918 - February 9, 2017

Evelyn Rose Fuller (Dyer) Capps, passed away at the age of 99 years old at approximately 3:30 am on February 9th at her home in Jacksonville, FL.Evelyn was born in Quincy, Massachusetts on January 18,1918. She attended Wollaston Methodist Church and later gave her heart to Jesus at a Billy Graham Crusade as a child. She had two sisters, Mildred Fuller Smith and Shirley Fuller Turner, both...
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Emily Grisham Murphy

February 14, 1921 - February 9, 2017

Emily Grisham Murphy, age 95, passed away on February 9th, 2017. A Jacksonville resident since 1925, Emily was active member of the Landon High School Alumni Association, a lifetime member and officer of the Jacksonville Offshore Sport Fishing Club and past president of the Southside Bowling League.She was preceded in her passing by her husband of 54 years, Patrick H. Murphy Jr., five brothers...
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Audrey Florence Cooper

July 6, 1915 - February 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Genevieve Berlin Sikes

March 15, 1932 - February 8, 2017

Genevieve "Genny" Berlin Sikes was born on March 15, 1932 in Memphis, Tennessee and passed February 8, 2017. She was predeceased by the love of her life, John E. Sikes, Jr.A life long resident of Jacksonville, she graduated from Landon High School in 1951, where she was a member of the Marching Lionettes and a Band Majorette. She was active in many school activities, including school...
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