Celebrity Obituaries

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Maurice Wagner Goldstein

July 22, 1911 - July 4, 2015


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William Joseph Moore

December 31, 1935 - June 30, 2015

William J. Moore, Jr., of Atlantic Beach, died peacefully on June 30, 2015. Bill was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on New Year's Eve of 1935, and the party followed him forever after. He attended John Gorrie Junior High and Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville and graduated from Pineville High School in Pineville, Louisiana. Following high school, he received a football scholarship from...
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Betty B. Weeks

December 1, 1929 - June 28, 2015

Betty Barbara Bryant Weeks (85) passed peacefully into Eternity on June 28, 2015. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on December 1, 1929 to Walter and Pearl Bryant. Betty grew up in Springfield and attended Kirby-Smith Junior High and Andrew Jackson High School where she in the Pepperettes. She married the love of her life, Gerald (Jerry), a young sailor from Illinois while still in their teens....
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James Garland Day

April 7, 1926 - June 23, 2015

James Garland Day, (89), born April 7, 1926, died after a brief illness on June 23, 2015. He was born to Claude Wesley Day and Allie Belle Thornton Day in Walton County, Georgia. James was predeceased by his son, James G. Day, Jr. He is survived by Lois Clegg Day of Jacksonville; Donna Day Webb of Aiken, SC; John Wesley Day of St. Augustine; Dawn Day Hott of Tampa; and grandchildren, Matthew Webb...
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Patricia Shuffler Wilkes

July 27, 1945 - June 22, 2015

Patricia Carol Shuffler Wilkes entered God's heavenly kingdom upon angels' wings on June 22, 2015. Pat, the youngest daughter of the late Harry and Carolyn Shuffler, was born in Brunswick, Georgia in 1945. She was a graduate of Landon High School and attended Florida State University where she was a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority whose motto is "to live with purpose" each day. Pat is...
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Betty Daisy Mae Aides

May 13, 1921 - June 22, 2015

Betty (Daisy) Mae Aides, age 94, earned her angel wings and went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 22, 2015. She resided at Emeritus/Brookdale of Mandarin for eight years. She was born May 13, 1921 in Canton, North Carolina and was the wife of Jim Aides for sixty two years. She was the daughter of Clara and John Henry Medford. She was also preceded in death by six sisters and one brother....
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Bettie Smith Caraway

April 22, 1927 - June 18, 2015

Bettie Jean Smith Caraway, age 88, has passed into eternity confident in her great hope in Jesus Christ. Surrounded by her loving family, she took her final breath in this life on Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Orange Park, Florida and entered eternal life, now experiencing the peace of God that passes all understanding. Bettie was born in Tampa, Florida on April 22, 1927 to Gus and Inez (Mema)...
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Sandra Sullivan Ferrigno

January 18, 1949 - June 18, 2015

Sandy Ferrigno passed away surrounded by her devoted husband and daughter on Thursday June 18, 2015. During her 66 years she was lucky enough to live in several different countries and travel all the world, but finally settled down in Jacksonville, Florida with her family in 1984.Sandy was an invaluable ICU registered nurse for Speciality Hospital for 25 years. Those who knew and loved her will...
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Jerry Gus Felos

January 25, 1926 - June 18, 2015

Jerry Gus Felos, age 89, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015. He was born on January 25, 1926, in Jacksonville, Florida, to Gust and Georgia Felos. Jerry graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1947. He served his country with honor in World War II and the Korean War. After the wars, Jerry and his brother, Sam, took over Gus & Co., a shoe and luggage repair store, founded by their...
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James J. Townsend

January 8, 1929 - June 18, 2015

Dr. James Joye Townsend Sr. passed away peacefully at his home on Fishweir Creek in Jacksonville on Thursday, June 18th 2015. A native of Jacksonville, he was the son of Edmond Vernon and Louise Philips Townsend, and delighted in the company of two siblings, Cynthia and Vernon. He was born on January 8th, 1929 and began what was a long residence in the Riverside-Avondale area of Jacksonville. ...
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Philip Mark Atran

September 17, 1946 - June 17, 2015


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Pearl Kass Brooks

July 4, 1913 - June 17, 2015

PEARL BROOKS, age 101, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Born in New York City, she was a long time resident of Jacksonville, being married to her late husband, Maxwell Brooks. She passed away peacefully in Boca Raton, Florida. Survivors include her children, Marsha (Kenneth) Tucker and Nancy (Gerald) Schultz; grandchildren, David (Barbara) Sadowsky, Gregg (Susie) Sadowsky, the late...
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Ronald Knight Owen

April 17, 1933 - June 15, 2015

Ronald "Ron" Knight Owen, age 82, born in Cullman, Alabama, and a long-time resident of the Jacksonville area passed away on Monday, June 15, 2015. He was one of eight children, born to the late Verbon Elliot and Callie Mae Knight Owen. Of the eight children there are two surviving siblings, Arnold Owen (Sue) of Azle, Texas, and Brenda Weddel (Ron) of Bellingham, Washington. During Ron's high...
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Joan Spray Ford

December 22, 1924 - June 13, 2015

Joan Spray Ford, born in Bristol, England on December 22, 1924 passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 13, 2015. She is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, Robert & Dixie Ford, and her daughter & son-in-law, Ann & Mac Heavener, Jr. She was well loved by her granddaughters, Amanda and Erin Ford, and by grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Mac III and Cindy, Matthew and Debbie,...
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Marian Damaris Wilson

June 17, 1929 - June 12, 2015


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Gene Autry Hurst

October 31, 1938 - June 12, 2015

Gene A. Hurst, Sr., age 76, died after a brief illness on Friday, June 12, 2015. Gene was married to the love of his life, Kate Fore, for nearly 30 years. Born in Blackshear, Georgia, he was one of twelve children born to Pink and Sallie Hurst. Gene retired from the City of Jacksonville, Property Appraiser's Office after 39 years of service. Gene is survived by his siblings,Hershell Hurst ...
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Eileen Cummins Smith

November 19, 1921 - June 10, 2015

Eileen Cummins Smith of Jacksonville, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. She was born on November 19, 1921 in Akron, Ohio to William Patrick Cummins and Clare Trares Cummins and grew up in nearby Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. On December 11, 1943, she married 2nd Lieutenant Ronald W. Smith of Akron. Her beloved husband predeceased her in 1993. She and Ron had three children, Jeff, Greg and Sherry....
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Megan Renee Newell

November 13, 2014 - June 10, 2015

Megan Renee Newell passed peacefully, surrounded by family on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Megan was born on November 13, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida to her parents, Rosemary & Raymond Newell, Jr. Before birth she was diagnosed with A/V malformations and later diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme. Megan was an angel sent from Heaven. She had a smile that could melt the coldest of hearts...
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Ruth Shader Pelham

September 30, 1929 - June 8, 2015

Ruth Shader Pelham, age 85, of St. Augustine, passed away on June 8, 2015. She was born September 30, 1929 in Waterloo, Iowa. Ruth graduated from East High School and served in the Woman's branch of the Air Force, aka WAC, in the 1940's. She retired from the Duval County School Board as a Librarian Clerk. After retirement, Ruth enjoyed many years of volunteering at various school libraries....
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Daniel Manley Krawczyk

September 25, 1948 - June 8, 2015

Daniel Manley Krawczyk, age 66, of Jacksonville, died June 8, 2015 at South Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born on September 25, 1948 to the late Carmen (Eulenfeld) Wilkins. Danny lived in Anchorage, Alaska for many years before moving back to his hometown of Jacksonville 10 years ago. Danny graduated from Wolfson Senior High School in Jacksonville in 1966. Following...
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Mark Richard Stewart

November 25, 1973 - June 5, 2015

Lieutenant Mark Richard Stewart, age 41, of the Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Department went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 5, 2015. Mark is survived by his beloved wife, Jessica; his mother, Karen Strickland (Jack); father, Jerry Stewart; brother, Brad Stewart (Mary); nephews, Noah and Liam; mother and father-in-law, Beverly and Eddie Clanton; sisters-in-law, Kelly Masteller (Bryan)...
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James Saul Hindawi

March 21, 1951 - June 4, 2015


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Robert Leonard Feldman

January 4, 1932 - June 4, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Marjorie Ann Gordon

May 7, 1934 - June 3, 2015


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Kenneth Morton Jacobson

September 18, 1941 - May 28, 2015


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George A. Stelogeannis

August 25, 1929 - May 28, 2015

George Alexander Stelogeannis, age 85, passed away in Ocala, Florida on May 28th, 2015. He was born in Avon Park, Florida on August 25, 1929 to Alexander George Stelogeannis and Anna Assimopoulos Stelogeannis. He attended Ocala High School and graduated in 1947. George grew up in, worked as a cook at, and helped run his family's restaurant business. He served in the United States Army and then...
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Arlena Beth McGuire Vincent

September 23, 1928 - May 25, 2015

Arlena Beth McGuire Vincent, age 86, of Jacksonville, passed away May 25, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Neosho, Missouri to James Arlie and Nola Pearl McGuire, she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. During high school, Arlena managed the drug store soda fountain in Neosho, Missouri where she met her future...
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Ann Brown Marko

May 3, 1933 - May 23, 2015

Ann "Pi" Elizabeth Brown Marko, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully at River Garden Hebrew Home on Saturday, May 23, 2015. She is survived by her son, Adam Marko; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Marko; and grandson, Max Marko, all of Jacksonville, Florida.Pi was born in Bakersfield, California on May 3, 1933 and grew up the daughter of a Navy Captain. She traveled extensively around...
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David Mordkovich Khazanovich

March 29, 1940 - May 22, 2015


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Michael G. Hutchens

January 2, 1948 - May 22, 2015

Mike Hutchens, local insurance executive, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2015, following a brief illness. He was surrounded by his brother, Sandy, as well as several close friends and co-workers. Mike was born on January 2, 1948, in Mt. Airy, NC, to Frances Gwyn Hutchens and Sandy V. Hutchens, Sr. He attended Mt. Airy High School, where he excelled on the basketball court and...
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Margaret Arleene Dowdy

March 3, 1918 - May 22, 2015

Margaret H. Dowdy, died in Jacksonville, Florida on May 22, 2015. She was born in Savannah, Georgia, graduated from Savannah High School and attended Montreat College in Montreat, North Carolina. She worked for an accounting firm in Savannah until her marriage in 1940. Later in life she was CFO for the Visiting Nurses Association of Jacksonville, a member of Swaim Memorial Methodist Church in...
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Martha Rose Kalil Benoit

August 24, 1930 - May 18, 2015

MARTHA ROSE KALIL (Akra) BENOIT, 84, died at home after a brief illness surrounded by her five children. She was born on August 24, 1930, in Live Oak, Florida and was the daughter of Margaret Redmond Kalil and Ford Anthony Kalil, Sr. She graduated from St. Genevieve-of-the Pines, Ashville, North Carolina and attended Immaculata College in Washington, D.C. In 1948, Martha Rose moved to...
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Victor Eugene Holbrooks

May 11, 1934 - May 15, 2015

Victor Eugene Holbrooks passed away May 15, 2015. He was born May 11, 1934 in Concord, N.C. and was the son of Ethel and Macon Holbrooks. He graduated from Fishbourne Military Academy and attended the University of Florida after which he served in the U.S. Army. Upon discharge he became a longtime resident of Jacksonville. Vic worked at GMAC for 15 years and then spent the remainder of his career...
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R. Taylor King

April 23, 1925 - May 11, 2015

Rice "Taylor" King, son of Andre Rice King and Virginia Taylor King, died peacefully on Monday, May 11, in Atlanta, Georgia, a few weeks after his 90th birthday. Dr. King dedicated his life to the practice of psychiatry, beginning with his service as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and proceeding through nearly 60 years in private practice. A Jacksonville native, Taylor studied at Vanderbilt...
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Phyllis Katz Strumlauf

May 20, 1941 - May 10, 2015

Phyllis Katz Strumlauf, age 73, passed away on May 10, 2015. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida on May 20, 1941. She is survived by her high school sweetheart and husband of 53 years, George; her sister, Rochelle Shainbrown; three children, Ross Strumlauf, Lane (Melissa) Strumlauf and Beth (Daryl) Walter; five grandchildren, Brooke, Faith and Hunter Strumlauf, Noah and Jesse Walter. She was...
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Mickey Deborah Merlin

June 28, 1950 - May 10, 2015


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John Flynn Hardy

November 22, 1922 - May 9, 2015

"May you have Fairwinds and Following Seas"Commander John F. Hardy, passed away May 9, 2015. The Naval Veteran of three wars (WWII, Korea, Vietnam), was born in Waycross, Georgia on November 22, 1922, the second of two children. He graduated from Waycross High School in 1940 followed by Georgia Tech University B.S., Emory University, Harvard University(NSCS) and eventually Naval Post Graduate...
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Vickie Diane Prestridge

February 10, 1960 - May 9, 2015

Vickie Diane Esposito Prestridge went to be with her Lord on Saturday, May 9, 2015. She was born February 10, 1960 in Portsmouth, Virginia. Vickie is survived by her husband of 34 years, Jesse Prestridge, Jr of Jacksonville; her sons, David (Tracy) and Daniel (Crystal); her sisters, Debbie (Joe), Theresa (Lee); and brothers, John Jr., Robert, and half- brother, Shane (Denisse); half-sister Lori...
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Richard James Tice

July 9, 1931 - May 7, 2015

Richard "Dick" Tice passed away peacefully at The Terrace of Jacksonville Nursing Home on May 7, 2015 at the age of 83.Dick is survived by his devoted wife, June; son, Gary; grandchildren, Nicole, Lauren, and Scott; and great-grandchildren, Evan, Jackson, Krista and Chloe. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ira and Herlina Tice of Buffalo, New York. Dick was born July 9, 1931 in...
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Margaret M. Sears

March 11, 1921 - May 2, 2015

Margaret Sears, March 11, 1921, passed away on May 2, 2015. She is preceded in death by the love of her life, husband, Fred Sears, mother, Robbie Clark (Harvey) and brother, Carlton Murphey (Irene). She is survived by her beloved daughter, Mary Alice Gilmore (Jimmy), grandchildren, Rick Gilmore (Donna), Cheryl Hauser (Mike), Jenee' Gilmore, Ross Gilmore, 8 great grandchildren, one precious...
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Daniel G. Thomas

November 2, 1942 - May 2, 2015

Daniel G. Thomas, Jr. DDS, 72 years old, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Dan was born November 2, 1942 in Jacksonville, Florida. Dan was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother and many felt his generosity. His spirit of helping others had no boundaries. He adored his life with his wife, Edie, of nearly 50 years. As a father and grandfather, he was a loving, supportive...
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Calvin E. Hayden

September 13, 1942 - May 2, 2015

Calvin Earl "Bud" Hayden, 72, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, died suddenly and unexpectedly late Saturday afternoon. His parents Nell Colbert Hayden and George T. Miller preceded him in death. While Bud's accomplishments were extensive and monumental, nothing among those took precedence over the love and loyalty he felt for his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 34 years Mary...
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Charles Morris Grossman

January 29, 1932 - April 30, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Lucille Carter Herrin

February 24, 1921 - April 29, 2015

Lucille Carter Herrin was born on February 24, 1921 in Hoboken, Georgia. Her parents were Jeptha Griffin and Zettie O'Quinn Griffin. Lucille died on April 29, 2015 at Life Care Center of Jax, while under the care of Community Hospice. She was a member of the Primitive Baptist faith, and attended churches in Georgia.She leaves two loving daughters, Phyllis Carter and Dianne Copeman (Tom). She...
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Jane Carol Bannister Hendley

March 30, 1935 - April 27, 2015

Jane Carol Bannister Hendley, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend passed away on April 27, 2015 at the age of 80 in Jacksonville, FL. Although recently of St. Simons Island, GA, she was a longtime resident of Aiken, SC; Atlanta, GA; and Hilton Head Island, SC. She was predeceased by her parents, Wesley Albert Bannister and Ethel Ellis Bannister of Baltimore, MD and Long Beach...
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Mary Etta Nelson

March 8, 1929 - April 27, 2015

Mary Etta Nelson, age 86, born in Anderson, South Carolina on March 8, 1929 and longtime resident of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully on April 27, 2015. She was married to Hanford Bradley Nelson (Brad) until his passing on August 23, 1983. She is survived by her loving children; daughter, Nancy Lee Nelson; her son, Hanford Bradley Nelson, Jr (Ford) and his wife Vickie; as well as...
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Wallace Wright

December 9, 1930 - April 26, 2015


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June June Hartmann

July 18, 1927 - April 25, 2015

Rebecca June Hartmann, born to Alyne and Elbert (Shorty) Gilbert on July 18, 1927 in Memphis, Tennessee, Rebecca June Hartmann, a beautiful person inside and out, passed away to eternal life and her loved ones in Heaven on April 25, 2014. June was predeceased by the love of her life and husband of nearly 70 years, Ernie; their son, Eddy; her mother and father; and her sister, Billie Jean.June's...
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Walter Harold Kraemer

March 24, 1920 - April 23, 2015

Walter Harold Kraemer, born to Esther and Samuel, passed away peacefully the morning of April 23, 2015. Born March 24, 1920 in New York, he grew up in East Orange, New Jersey. He met the love of his life, Sylvia Goldman, on a blind date in September of 1946. They were married in October of the following year, and celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary in 2014. Walter and Sylvia became...
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Robert Lexford Sorey

September 27, 1919 - April 20, 2015

Colonel Robert L. Sorey, USAF (Ret) passed away peacefully on April 20, 2015 at the age of 95, after a short illness. He was a true patriot, an admired church and community leader, and a dedicated family man. Bob was one of the best of those who became known as the "Greatest Generation". He volunteered for the Army Air Force two months after the Pearl Harbor attack, coming from his native...
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Dorothy Elaine Almashy

April 3, 1925 - April 20, 2015

Dorothy Elaine (Ford) Almashy, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her on home on Sunday, April 20, 2015. She was 90 years young. Dot was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Milton Szatkowski and John C. Almashy; her mother, Gladys Ford Williams; her sister, Norma Seaman; and her brother, Eugene Lee Ford. She is survived by her...
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Neil Christopher Taylor

October 13, 1927 - April 20, 2015

Neil Christopher Taylor, 87, a longtime resident of Jacksonville, passed away peacefully on April 20, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He was married to Janice O'Steen Taylor until her death on June 14, 2007. He is survived by his sons, Neil C. Taylor, Jr. and his wife Pegge, Mark D. Taylor and his wife Ginny; and son-in-law, Wayne Perpall. He is also survived by his much loved granddaughters, Mindy...
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Doris Meadows Arnold

May 26, 1923 - April 18, 2015

Doris Meadows Arnold passed away peacefully April 18 at Brookdale Senior Living Facility. The only daughter of Mellye Vereen McDaniel and Lonnie Newman Meadows, Mrs. Arnold was born in Valdosta, Georgia, and completed her education in Georgia schools before moving to Jacksonville. She became active in civic and charitable organizations and was a past member of the San Jose Ladies Golf...
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Sandra C. Orr

December 3, 1948 - April 18, 2015

Sandy was born on December 3, 1948 in Nashville, Tennessee, the daughter of Neil and Jewel (King) Caldwell. She married David G. Orr on February 28, 1966. She was a graduate of Franklin High School (Franklin, TN). Over the years, Sandy, David and their boys lived in many cities - from Louisville, Kentucky and Evansville, Indiana to Baltimore, Maryland and Jacksonville, Florida. It did not...
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Thelma Segal Schneider

September 16, 1916 - April 18, 2015

Thelma Segal Schneider, 98 of Jacksonville, Florida passed away Saturday April 18, 2015. She was a wife, mother, religious school teacher and seasonal government employee who was a traditional home maker. Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, the former Thelma Segal was married to Nathan J. Schneider for over 70 years. They enjoyed a loving and supportive relationship. Nathan predeceased her...
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George Giouroukos

October 10, 1946 - April 17, 2015


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Kent Kent Lindsey

June 1, 1953 - April 15, 2015

"All the world's a stage. And the men and women are merely players; they have their exits and entrances and one man in his time plays many parts."Kent Lindsey exited the stage of earthly life on April 15, 2015, but throughout his short 61 years he played many parts -- from brother, musician, actor, role model, civic leader, loyal friend to proud father and beloved husband. Kent made his entrance...
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Jack Charles Demetree

October 2, 1927 - April 15, 2015

DEMETREE: Jack Charles Demetree, a leading Jacksonville business man and charitable patron passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on April 15, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He was 87. He is survived by his wife Betty to whom he has been married for 59 years; sons, Mark (Christina), Jack Jr. "Jay" (Tammy); daughters, Elisa "Lisa" and Leslie Demetree Doherty (Sean); son,...
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Martin Lee Freeman

September 22, 1948 - April 14, 2015


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Mary T. Hunter

November 3, 1927 - April 13, 2015

Mary T. Hunter, 87, passed away on April 13, 2015. Mary was born on November 3, 1927 in New Albany, Indiana. She moved to Jacksonville in 1956. Mary worked as a bookkeeper for several local businesses until her retirement in 1993.Mary was predeceased by her brother, James Travis and dear companion, Jesse Womack. She is survived by her sister, Anna Stramaglia, son Larry Hunter, daughter in law...
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Katarina U. Gordon

April 2, 1953 - April 13, 2015

Katarina Ursula Gordon, 62 of Jacksonville, FL, passed away on April 13, 2015. She was born April 2, 1953 in Dusseldorf Germany. She will be remembered for her happy nature, her independent spirit and determination, her extreme generosity to friends and family. She was an exceptional health professional who had a heart with an immeasurable amount of kindness, gentleness and generosity. Katarina...
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Victor Douglas Williams

March 4, 1932 - April 9, 2015

Victor Douglas Williams was born on March 4, 1932 in Kingston, Jamaica to Leslie and Lilybelle Williams. Douglas grew up in Kingston and attended Kingston College. An accountant by trade, after he left school, he was employed at Carman and Bruce Accounting firm on a work study internship. He went on to work at Jamaica Gypsum and Quarries Ltd as their accountant for roughly 20 years. In 1977,...
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Shirley Kulchinsky

February 11, 1929 - April 4, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Johnny Lee Parham

September 15, 1970 - April 2, 2015

Hardage-Giddens, The Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Boulevard, is serving the family.
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Grace Josephine Wilson

July 3, 1922 - March 31, 2015

Born in Panama on July 3,1922, Grace Josephine Shack Wilson (Gracie) was the embodiment of her background- full of love for music, dance, family and fun found in Latin culture. But also she was the child of Depression-era spiritual parents who made their way from NYC to Panama to pursue religious freedom, gainful work and purpose. By the time Gracie left Panama to attend St. Joseph's College in...
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Irving Ross

September 25, 1926 - March 31, 2015

Irving Ross was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on September 25th, 1926. He was the only son of Irving and Margaret Ross. He served valiantly in the US Navy during World War II. He loved to cruise, watch his Dallas Cowboys and sing to his birds. At one time, he owned his own restaurant. He loved to cook, especially his famous crab salad. Irving would stop and talk to any and all people, and...
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Lindsay Carol Turner

December 11, 1987 - March 30, 2015

Lindsay Carol Turner, age 27, passed away at her home in Eleanor, West Virginia on March 30, 2015. Lindsay was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She moved with her family to Jacksonville Florida in 1999 and was a 2006 graduate of Bartram Trail High School. She attended Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville, Indiana and Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Lindsay's life...
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Isabelle May Dutcher

February 21, 1941 - March 30, 2015

Isabelle May Winn Dutcher, more affectionately known as Izzy, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 74. Izzy was born on February 21, 1941 in Afton, New York. She is survived by her son, Scott Dutcher and wife Amy; daughter, Yvonne Plumstead and husband Bill; and son, Larry Dutcher and wife Sherri. She is also survived by what she called her greatest...
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Robert Scott Morrison

January 18, 1965 - March 28, 2015

Robert Scott Morrison passed away in his home on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida after a courageous 17 year battle with cancer. He was 50 years old. Robert was born in Jacksonville, Florida on January 18, 1965 and lived most of his life in Jacksonville. He spent his professional career in industrial sales and loved being able to work with people. Robert was a loving and...
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John Carroll McColskey

February 7, 1925 - March 27, 2015

MCCOLSKEY - John Carroll McColskey, 90, of Jacksonville, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 Hardage - Giddens, THE OAKLAWN CHAPEL is serving the family.
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Leona Krohn

June 15, 1918 - March 25, 2015

On March 25th the world lost an amazing woman, Leona Krohn. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Irene and Jimmy Jaffa; her grandchildren, Andrew, Daniel, and Laura (Vinger) and ten great-grandchildren. She was a holocaust survivor who had fled for her life traveling from her parent's home in Lodz, Poland. She escaped with her husband Mark over 2000 miles first to Siberia surviving...
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Albert Levy

July 2, 1926 - March 24, 2015

Albert Levy, 88, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 24th , 2015. He was born July 2nd ,1926 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was preceded in death by Alix Schaul Levy, loving sisters, Victoria Schauer and Lillian Borgh. He is survived by children, Adele (Thomas) Lewis, Allison (Freddy) Bailys, Cathy Bowyer, Lewis (Bonnie-Sue) Levy, Helene (Randy) Reynolds. Proud Grandfather of Gregory Henry Lewis,...
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Paulette Catherine Lukaszewski

July 10, 1944 - March 23, 2015

Paulette Catherine Lukaszewski, age 70, of Jacksonville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 23, 2015. A funeral service will be held at eleven o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, March 25th at Hardage ''' Giddens, The Oaklawn Chapel with burial to follow in Oaklawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, March 24th from six o'clock until eight o'clock at the funeral...
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Elizabeth Glisson Deaux

October 2, 1954 - March 20, 2015

Elizabeth Glisson Deaux died peacefully at her home in Jacksonville, Florida of multiple myeloma on Friday morning, March 20, 2015 at the age of 60. A wife, the mother of one daughter and two sons, the oldest sister to three brothers, she was born on October 2, 1954 to Donald and Sarah Glisson in Washinton D.C. She moved to Jacksonville in 1962. Her father is the retired CEO of Triad Financial...
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James L. Teter

April 17, 1946 - March 19, 2015

TETER: James L. Teter, age 68, departed this life on Thursday, March 19, 2015. He was born in Elkins, West Virginia and raised in Jacksonville. He attended Englewood Elementary and Englewood High School. James is a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1966-1968, during the Vietnam era, in the 7th Army 4th Brigade in Stuttgart, Germany. He was awarded the Good Conduct medal and Sharp...
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Theresa Virginia Sechman Baker

September 2, 1956 - March 16, 2015

Theresa Virginia Baker, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away peacefully in her home March 16, 2015. She was born September 02, 1956 in Ocean View, Virginia to James and Virginia Greer. She is survived by her husband Robert Baker, 2 daughters Stacey Causa and Kellie Abrahamson, 2 step sons, Robert and Allen Baker, 8 grandchildren, sister Nancy Greer Washburn and...
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Mickey Lindsay Parrish

July 27, 1930 - March 15, 2015

Mickey Lindsay Parrish left his home on earth March 15, 2015 to go and live eternally with Jesus Christ his Savior in heaven. Mickey was born July 27, 1930 in Water Valley, Mississippi. He moved to Florida in 1935 with his mother and attended local schools. After high school, he joined the U.S. Army and served as a paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division in Japan, the 82nd Airborne Division in...
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Dorothy Mae Teague

January 22, 1933 - March 14, 2015

Dorothy Mae Teague, age 82 of Jacksonville, Florida passed away unexpectedly on March 14, 2015. She was born in Jacksonville on January 22nd, 1933 to the late Olen and Emma Sorrells. Dorothy was one of a kind, a gentle soul, a generous spirit, a true sweetheart that would light up a room when she entered it. Dorothy will be remembered as a dedicated and loving mother, grandmother, great...
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Karen Christopher Smith

May 22, 1957 - March 14, 2015

Karen Christopher Smith was born to JC and Sally Christopher on 5-22-1957 in Gainesville, FL. She attended Ft White elementary school, and graduated from Branford high school in 1975, where she served as class president, cheerleader, and Ms Branford High School. She was crowned Newberry Watermelon Queen in 1975. She graduated from LCCC in 1977 with an AS in nursing. She began her nursing career...
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Joan Bollo Bastien

February 23, 1935 - March 14, 2015

Joan Bollo Bastien died peacefully at home surrounded by friends and family on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Joan lived a long and faithful life. She attended Adelphi University and received a degree in early childhood education. Upon graduation, she worked as an elementary school teacher. During her 80 years she felt great fortune to have lived in several different countries and to have travelled...
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Catherine Wolz Delegal

August 20, 1913 - March 12, 2015

Catherine Wolz Delegal, 101 years old, of Fernandina Beach, died March 12, 2015 at Community Hospice, Jane & Bill Warner Center for Caring. She was born July 20, 1913, in Eustis, Florida, daughter of Frank G. and Pearl Wolz. She grew up in Gainesville and graduated from Gainesville High School.She was a retired teacher with a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Florida and a...
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Mary Russell Morcom

September 28, 1922 - March 12, 2015


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Joseph Honigman

March 13, 1937 - March 10, 2015

We are saddened by the passing late Tuesday night of Dr. Joseph Honigman, a beloved long-time member and past president of the Jacksonville Jewish Center Board of Directors. The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 13, (his birthday) at 10:00 AM at the Jacksonville Jewish Center , immediately followed by interment at the New Center Cemetery. We extend our condolences to his wife Wendy;...
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Steven Mark Scheck

February 11, 1958 - March 10, 2015

Funeral service for Steven Mark Scheck, 57, of Jacksonville who passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015 will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at two o'clock in the afternoon at Shepherd of the Woods Lutheran Church, with Rev. George Johnson officiating. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, he was a son of Gerald and Donna Scheck. Steve graduated from both Capital University in Columbus, OH and the...
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Sherry Eron Skinner

March 1, 1942 - March 7, 2015

SKINNER, Sherry Eron went home to be with the Lord on March 7, 2015. Sherry was born March 1, 1942 in Asheville, North Carolina, the daughter of James E. Faircloth and Muriel G. (Mann) Faircloth. She is best remembered for her strong devotion to her Lord and care in raising her family. Sherry was predeceased by her parents, her husband of 41 years, Marvin D. Skinner, and her brother James...
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Yankel Munevich Sonis

February 1, 1927 - March 7, 2015


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Kenneth C. Dufford

April 14, 1928 - March 2, 2015

Kenneth C. Dufford passed away peacefully on March 2, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born April 14, 1928 in Lone Star, South Carolina to Cronk and Vermelle Dufford. After graduating from The Citadel in 1949, Kenneth served in the United States Air Force. He married Emogene Rickenbaker on March 3, 1951. Following his military service, Kenneth spent the duration of his career in the...
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Violet Walters Skinner

March 28, 1927 - March 2, 2015

Violet Finney Walters Skinner went home to be with the Lord on March 2, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Charles Brightman Skinner. They have four children and ten grandchildren: Susan Skinner Thomas (Lanny) of Jacksonville, Florida and their children Page Skinner Thomas and Brightman Samuel Thomas; Patty Skinner Campbell (Doug) of Highlands, NC and their twins Jessica Skinner Campbell and...
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Christopher Glenn Streett

January 17, 1980 - February 28, 2015

Christopher Glenn Streett was born on January 17, 1980 and departed this world on February 28, 2015. He leaves behind his wife, Jennifer Streett, who was the love of his life. The two have been inseparable since 1992 when they became fast childhood friends. He also leaves behind his beautiful daughter, Alyssa Streett and his charismatic son, Christopher (CJ) Streett, Jr.; mother, Brenda Dooley...
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Brooks Herbert Gordon

November 16, 1928 - February 28, 2015

Brooks Herbert Gordon, 86, passed away on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at his home in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born on November 16, 1928 in New Albany, Indiana to Hugh and Ruth (Brooks) Gordon. Brooks grew up in New Albany, IN. He married Mary Janette Clayton in 1954. He graduated from New Albany High School and attended the University of Louisville where he received a Bachelor's...
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Clayton Pitts

February 24, 1926 - February 27, 2015

Clayton Pitts, 89, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Oaklawn Funeral Home in Jacksonville, FL. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Jacksonville, FL.Mr. Pitts was born February 24, 1926 to Charlie McGee Pitts and Beulah E. Pitts in Tifton Georgia. He moved to Jacksonville where he was the owner and operator of the Diamond Fence...
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Lynne Marie Fossey

October 21, 1941 - February 26, 2015

In loving memory of Lynne Marie Reichow Fossey, born October 10, 1941 in St. Paul, Minnesota, passed on February 26, 2015 at 5:20pm due to complications from cancer. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Ralph A. Fossey Jr.; brother, Gary Reichow; sister-in-law, Toni Reichow and her daughters Jacqueline M. and Cynthia L. Fossey. Lynne was always full of life and enjoyed every day. She loved...
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William Albert Giberson

November 23, 1930 - February 22, 2015


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Eola Kyzer Treadwell

November 13, 1920 - February 22, 2015

TREADWELL: Eola Kyzer Treadwell, known to her friends as "Kay", passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015 surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Mims, Florida, attended the local schools, graduated from Titusville High and later FCCJ in Jacksonville. She moved to Jacksonville during World War II and worked for a number of years in the general superintendent's office at the...
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Wilton Reinaldo Grubb

July 21, 1936 - February 21, 2015

Wilton Reinaldo Grubb, age 78, of Jacksonville passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015. Born in High Point, North Carolina in 1936, he was a son of the late Bill and Ethel Grubb. Reinaldo graduated from High Point Central High School in 1956. His career took him many places, working with Kennedy Space Center during the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs, notably he was responsible for...
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Erolyn Jenkins McAuley

December 21, 1930 - February 20, 2015

Erolyn Jenkins McAuley died on February 20, 2015. She was born on December 21, 1930 in Westminster, Maryland, daughter of Dr. Edgar Bryan Jenkins and Antoinette Smith Jenkins. Lyn grew up in Nashville, North Caroline and graduated from Nashville High School in 1948. She played basketball and was valedictorian. She attended East Carolina College and Duke University. She played college basketball...
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Pierre Mkhachen

June 26, 1960 - February 19, 2015

Mr. Pierre Mkhachen passed away unexpectedly at the Mayo Clinic on February 19, 2015 at Jacksonville, Florida surrounded by his family and friends. Pierre was born June 26, 1960 in Damascus, Syria. The Mkhachen's immigrated to Canada in 1975 where they settled in Edmonton, Alberta. Pierre and his family relocated to his present home in Jacksonville in 2002.Pierre is survived by his beloved wife...
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Pamela Knotts Lynch

September 30, 1955 - February 16, 2015

Pamela Knotts Lynch, 59, passed away on Monday, February 16, 2015. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida on September 30, 1955. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years John; sister, Terry Sowder (Allen); brothers, John J Knotts and William Knotts; step-father of 26 years, Lloyd Wilson; brother-in-law,Patrick Lynch (Lisa); sister-in-law,Maureen Halleck (Walter); brother-in-law,...
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Edith Norma Powell Clark

September 22, 1920 - February 15, 2015

CLARK: Edith Norma Powell Clark "Aunt Edie" ''' Passed from this life on February 15, 2015 in Green Cove Springs. Edith, a long time Jacksonville resident, was born September 22, 1920, in Columbia South Carolina. She worked for 23 years for the J.C. Penney Corporation. Edith was a wonderful daughter, a devoted wife and mother, and dear friend to many. Edith was preceded in death by her...
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Patricia D. Snow

August 2, 1930 - February 14, 2015

Patricia Snow was born on August 2, 1930, in Wilmington, North Carolina, the daughter of John Richard Dobson and Mary Elisabeth Welch Dobson. She grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina with her parents and her brother, John Richard Dobson, Jr., all of whom have predeceased her. Pat earned her Registered Nurse (RN) degree in 1952 from St. Leo's Sisters of Charity Nursing School, and her...
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