Celebrity Obituaries

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Gertrude Solomon Bernhardt

March 19, 1917 - August 28, 2016

Gertrude Solomon Bernhardt, 99, passed away August 28, 2016 in Jacksonville. Gertrude was born in New York, New York. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her son, Dr. Harvey Bernhardt of Jacksonville. She is survived by 3 of her sons and 4 daughters-in-law, Dr. Bernie & Roberta Bernhardt, Gary & Sonia Bernhardt, Dr. Michael & Billie Bernhardt, and Mrs. Regina...
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Morris Weiner

December 25, 1915 - August 27, 2016

Morris (Mickey) Weiner, of Jacksonville, FL, passed away August, 27, 2016 at River Garden Hebrew Home for the Aged. He was 100 years old.Mickey was born December 25,1915 in Brooklyn, NY. He met his beautiful wife, Pearl, the love of his life, while stationed in Montgomery, AL during WWII and they were married October 1,1942 in Jacksonville.He is survived by his beloved wife, Pearl, daughters...
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Ronald Michael Storn

July 11, 1938 - August 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Arthur Wilson Milam

January 13, 1927 - August 24, 2016

MILAM, Arthur Wilson of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida passed away August 24, 2016. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Arthur was the son of the late Robert Richerson Milam and Meriel Wilson Milam, both of Jacksonville, Florida.He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Teresa de Balmaseda Milam; children, Robin A. Milam (Shelby) of Lake Oswego, Oregon; Melissa Milam Ekblom of Washington, D.C.;...
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Betty Lou Pangle Smith

May 11, 1924 - August 24, 2016

Betty Lou Pangle Smith, age 92, born May 11, 1924 and a native of Jacksonville, passed away on August 24, 2016 at Community Hospice surrounded by her family. She was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and attended Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy W. Smith, Lt. Col. USAR. She traveled extensively throughout the U.S. during her husband's Army...
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Elizabeth L. McClurkin

January 4, 1916 - August 22, 2016

Elizabeth L. (Betty) McClurkin, age 100, died at Aston Park Health Center in Asheville, NC on August 22, 2016, having been a resident of Asheville since 2002. She was the widow of Avery W. (Bill) McClurkin, who died on July 26, 1996. Betty lived at 1749 Oleander Place in Jacksonville from 1960 until moving to Asheville. Betty enjoyed gardening, was active in the Fairfax Manor Garden Circle, and...
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Anthony Tyler Sherlock

December 15, 1986 - August 22, 2016

On August 22, 2016 Anthony Tyler Sherlock passed from this world. Anthony battled leukemia for almost two years and his fight was a nobel one indeed. Anthony was not a stranger to adversity. Born premature with some significant health challenges he fought as an infant to survive and then thrive. Anthony spent his formative years in Panama City, FL with his mother Jenifier and his brother Jeremy....
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Jack H. Chambers

November 12, 1930 - August 22, 2016

Jack Horne Chambers, distinguished attorney, businessman and civic leader, died August 22, 2016. He was a man of warmth, integrity, intelligence, and enthusiasm in all aspects of his personal, professional and business life. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he cared deeply for his friends, many of whom were lifelong companions. He is survived by his wife, June Davis Chambers; his son,...
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Minnie Alice Grice

December 10, 1918 - August 20, 2016

Minnie Alice "Sweetie Pie" Grice, age 97, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016. She was born on December 10, 1918, in Orangeburg, South Carolina to Rufus Franklin Williams and Grace Pooser Williams and graduated from Memminger High School in Charleston, South Carolina. Minnie dedicated her life to raising her two sons, Norwood "Woody" and Franklin "Stacy" Grice. After her boys got older,...
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Lilo Frisch

December 13, 1923 - August 19, 2016

LILO FRISCH, age 92, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016. Lilo was born in Kiel, Germany on December 13, 1923 to parents Anna and Otto Senkpiel. Lilo had finished serving as a nurse for the British Royal Air Force during WW II in Palestine, when she met and married her husband, Hans "Harry" Frisch in January of 1948. Lilo and Harry, with sons, Ben and Karl Frisch, left what is now Israel for...
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Edward Stephen Baker

November 3, 1944 - August 18, 2016

Edward Stephen Baker, 71, died Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 2:45 in the afternoon at River Garden Hebrew Home. He was comforted by the presence of his daughter and granddaughter. Edward was born on November 3, 1944 and lived most of his life in Jacksonville, Florida. He had a great capacity to love deeply, but he was an iconoclast who bestowed that honor only on a lucky few. Edward worked as...
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George L. Shuman

June 7, 1929 - August 17, 2016

George L. Shuman, 87, while surrounded by his loving family, died peacefully on August 17, 2016. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on June 7, 1929 to the late Curtis and Eva Shuman. George lived a very full life, one filled with great adventure, public service and tremendous charity toward others. He served his country honorably in the Army during the end of WWII from 1946 - 1948. He was...
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Irwin Gendzier

May 20, 1923 - August 17, 2016

Irwin Gendzier, age 93, beloved husband, brother, father and grandfather, passed away on August 17th, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida surrounded by his family. Born May 20, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York, he joined the CCC's at age 16 and was a WWII veteran. He married the love of his life Alois Katz in 1949. He was a long time member of the Jacksonville Jewish Center.Survived by wife Alois, children,...
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Betty J. Winkelman

January 20, 1931 - August 16, 2016

Betty Jane Winkelman, age 85, passed away August 16, 2016. She was born in Albert Lea, Minnesota, the daughter of Milton and Lillian (Ausenhus) Winkelman and raised in Northwood, Iowa. She served in the U.S. Navy for two years. She was a nurse at Madison General Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin for 17 years then moved to Jacksonville, Florida and worked at the Baptist Medical Center until she...
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Jean Lackey Litchford

May 8, 1927 - August 15, 2016

Our Lord called his daughter Jean to come and join those family and friends who have gone before her. As the butterfly she so adored, she flew away with the angels. Mother, companion, and friend, Jean Lackey Litchford died peacefully of natural causes in her home in Jacksonville, on Monday, August 15th, 2016. Loving family and friends were present, she was 89 years of age.She was predeceased by...
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Robert Palomino

May 11, 1933 - August 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Gerald Sohn

September 3, 1931 - August 14, 2016

Gerald Sohn, age 84 died Sunday, August 14, 2016. He left behind his wife of 48 years, Phyllis Sohn; his sons, Gerry and Bobby; and one brother, Herbert Sohn (Dit); as well as 5 nieces and nephews. Gerald graduated from the University of Florida College of Law and was a member of Florida Blue Key, Pi Lam and Phi Beta Kappa. He was an attorney for 50 years, and was admired for his curious and...
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Claire Watson Taylor

January 10, 1931 - August 13, 2016

Claire Watson Taylor was born January 10, 1931 in Orangeburg, South Carolina, to William A. Watson and Tressa Smoak Watson. She passed away on August 13, 2016. She is predeceased by her parents; her husband, Carey B. Taylor, Jr.; her son, Carey W. Taylor; her sister, Mary Watson Myers; and her brother, G. Keith Watson. She graduated from Lee High School in 1948. She attended night classes at...
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Monica Jean McCormick

July 7, 1935 - August 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Louise Kaleel Abood

May 19, 1920 - August 12, 2016

Louise Kaleel Abood, 96 passed away peacefully on August 12, 2016 in Jacksonville, FL.As a life-long resident of Jacksonville, Louise Abood had very deep roots in the community. A graduate of Jackson High School, she was a reigning matriarch of well-known and respected restaurant dynasty. She was married to Fred J. Abood Sr. for sixty-two years and assisted him in the successful development of...
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Joseph Charles Bolton

May 15, 1927 - August 11, 2016

Captain Joseph C. Bolton, Jr.May 15, 1927 - August 11, 2016Captain Joseph C. Bolton, Jr. (Joe) 89, born in Mobile, Alabama, lived in New Orleans, and longtime resident of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully August 11, 2016.His death was preceded by that of his first wife, (Joan R. Bolton) of 47 years. He was married to his current wife, Carolyn S. Bolton, for 19 years. Captain Bolton...
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Mark Casey Meatte

February 15, 1950 - August 8, 2016

Mark Meatte was born February 15, 1950 to Luke L. and Charlotte McCrate Meatte in Columbia, Missouri. He passed on August 8, 2016. He was the second of 14 children. Mark married Helen Fay Merin in the summer of 1975. He was able to get through both primary and secondary school without distinction. Ultimately he graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Architectural...
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Zewditu Ludainey

November 21, 1943 - August 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Allan Schonberg

November 7, 1945 - August 1, 2016

Allan (Doc Al) Schonberg, M.D. passed away peacefully after a prolonged and heroic battle with multiple ailments which had robbed him of his energy, joyousness, and mobility. Born to Lilllian and Joseph Schonberg of Brooklyn, New York on November 7, 1945; he was the youngest of three sons. His oldest brother, Kenneth is a physician in the Bronx, New York, and his second brother, Edward, who...
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Marsha Edwards Berdit

May 29, 1928 - August 1, 2016

Marsha Edwards Berdit, 88, passed away peacefully in her home on August 1, 2016. Beloved mother to Charles Berdit (Susan), Phil Berdit, Faye Berdit Gregory and Ruth Berdit Jones. She was Bubbie to 5 grandchildren, and had 13 great grandchildren.Marsha lived a full life. She was a force for love and put her heart into everything she was involved with. Marsha loved teaching children and retired...
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David Todd Addison

October 3, 1959 - July 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Shawn William Feely

June 12, 1975 - July 29, 2016

Shawn William Feely, 41, died suddenly Friday, July 29 when he suffered a life-ending heart attack in Wichita, Kansas. He is survived by his mother, Christa Feely; brother, Scott Feely; sister, Vicki Feely (Joel Galarza); and niece, Gabriella; aunt, Margaret Janz and uncle, Fred Janz (Rhoda); and several cousins.Shawn had been attending college and working in Garden City, Kansas and was in the...
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Janice Harrelson Gurny

September 27, 1953 - July 28, 2016

On the morning of Thursday, July 28, Janice passed away peacefully in her home from natural causes. She was 62 years old.Janice was born in Panama City, Florida on September 27, 1953. She was the second of three children, and only daughter, to Catherine and Burl Harrelson.Janice spent her childhood years in Jasper, Florida and attended Hamilton County High School. She was a member of Future...
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Jean Aline Smith

March 29, 1924 - July 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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John Alfred Rush

September 7, 1930 - July 27, 2016

Dr. John Alfred Rush, Jr., 85, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring. Dr. Rush was a lifelong resident of Jacksonville where he practiced Anesthesiology for 45 years. He was a past president of the Duval County Medical Society and the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists.He is predeceased by Betty Ann Green Rush, and his son-in-law, Fred Legere. Survivors include...
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Ernest Murray Kelley

November 9, 1932 - July 25, 2016

Ernest M. Kelley, Jr. (Pete), age 83, died peacefully on July 25, 2016. Pete was born November 9, 1932, the son of Ernest M. Kelley, Sr. and Annie Barnes Kelley. Pete was born and raised in Richmond, VA. After high school, Pete enlisted in the Navy serving on the USS Gilbert Islands where he very much enjoyed his service to our country. After his service, he returned to Richmond completing his...
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Carolyn Sundy Goffigon

May 15, 1922 - July 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Donna M. Pondozzi

September 5, 1953 - July 24, 2016

Donna Marie Pondozzi, 62, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on July 24, 2016.Donna was born in Syracuse, NY to the late Anthony and Clara Pondozzi on September 5, 1953. She worked as a respiratory therapist, most recently with St. Vincent's Medical Center. Donna loved spending time with her family and numerous pets; she loved animals, horseback riding, and had a talent for...
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Julian Moss

September 5, 1927 - July 21, 2016

Julian Moss, age 88, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on July 21, 2016. Mr. Moss, a beloved father and grandfather, is survived by a daughter, three sons, ten grandchildren, and his beloved partner of 25 years, Diane.A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 22nd in Temple Section of Evergreen Cemetery (Temple Gate), 4535 Main Street, Jacksonville with Rabbi Rick Shapiro,...
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Pauline H. Johnson

August 26, 1921 - July 20, 2016

Mrs. Pauline Hutchings Johnson – passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday morning, July 20, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia. She was born on August 26, 1921, in Augusta, Georgia, to Rev. James Key Hutchings and Pauline Sheppard Hutchings. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren knew her as Goggie. To everyone else, she was Polly.Polly was a regional celebrity, performing in a bluegrass band...
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Blenda M. Vaughan

December 3, 1939 - July 20, 2016

Blenda Martin Vaughan passed away peacefully on July 20, 2016 after a short battle with lung cancer, with her husband, Arden, of 59 years and son, Mark, by her side. When diagnosed with cancer in January her one wish was to make it to her grandson's priestly ordination on June 4th. She did and we had a big family reunion so she was able to see most of her family and some extended family....
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Marilyn Elaine Bernard Sluder

December 24, 1935 - July 18, 2016

Marilyn Elaine Bernard Sluder, 80, and lifelong resident of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016. Marilyn, born December 24, 1935, was the loving mother of four children, and is survived by daughter, Cherie Price of Gilbert, AZ; sons, Wayne and Louis; and daughter, Linda, all of Davie, Florida. She is also survived by three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Sister to...
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Beatrice Sherman

September 19, 1927 - July 18, 2016

Beatrice Weiss Sherman passed away July 18, 2016 at Baptist Hospital. Bea was born in Jacksonville on September 19,1927 to Herman and Molly Weiss.Bea is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Marvin Sherman. Children: June and Bobby Shenkman, Karen Turkat, and Bradley Sherman; and preceded in death by beloved son, Mitchell Sherman. Grandchildren Drew and Patty Shenkman, Jeffrey and Deborah...
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Henry Henry Brewster

July 8, 1959 - July 16, 2016

Horace Henry Brewster, 57, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016, following a long struggle with liver cancer. Henry was born July 8, 1959, in Jacksonville, Fla., to Marcus Eli Brewster, Jr., and Frances Smith Brewster. Henry was predeceased by his brother, Dr. Marcus E. Brewster, III, who died in 2014. A graduate of Wolfson High School, Henry earned his Bachelor's degree from Florida State...
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Harold Robert Harrell

June 8, 1967 - July 15, 2016

Harold Robert Harrell, was born in Norman, Oklahoma on June 8, 1967 and passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. His parents, David Edwin Harrell, Jr. and Adelia Roberts Harrell, who live in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida have been his devoted friend and companion. Robert is survived ,by one brother, David Edwin Harrell, III of Tampa, Florida, and three sisters, Mildred...
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Lois Elaine Sachs Markowitz

October 9, 1937 - July 12, 2016

Lois Markowitz (Lulu), born October 9, 1937, died July 12 , 2016. Lois was born in Jacksonville and graduated from Landon High School and University of Florida. Lois had a distinguished career as a teacher at Southside Junior High School , Englewood High School and Sandlewood High School. She went on to serving as Dean of Girls at Terry Parker High School. Lois is survived by her husband, Ernie;...
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Richard Elliott Griffin

August 17, 1955 - July 11, 2016

Richard E. Griffin, age 60, passed unexpectedly on Monday, July 11th, 2016. He was born August 17, 1955 in Jacksonville, Florida. He attended Wolfson High School and Florida Junior College at Jacksonville. He worked for many years at Art's Window Décor with his brother-in-law, Art Frazier. Rick is predeceased by his parents, Jesse Elliott Griffin and Essie Lee Griffin. He is survived by his...
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Blanche Spitz Slott

September 7, 1914 - July 10, 2016

Blanche Spitz Slott, "A Woman of Valor," passed away July 10, 2016, at the River Garden Hebrew Home. Blanche was born in Jacksonville on September 7, 1914, to Max and Ida Rubenstein Spitz. Blanche was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Louis; and by her close friend, Sidney Berkowitz. She is survived by her children, Rene Slott Montaigne, Chuck Slott, and Dr. Marvin Slott; by her...
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George Frank Cook

November 25, 1923 - July 9, 2016

George Frank Cook passed away on July 9, 2016. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 25, 1923 to George F. and Marie Cook. He was predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Jane Elizabeth LeMaster, his parents, and a brother and sister. At an early age, George and his family moved to Richmond, Virginia. In 1939, he was in a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Chesterfield, Virginia. He enlisted in...
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Gertrude C. Marold

March 19, 1915 - July 8, 2016

Gertrude Ceeckler Marold - age 101- passed away on Friday, July 8, 2016 after a short illness. She was born in Harrison, NJ on March 19, 1915 to Gertrude Haller and William Ceeckler, and grew up in Harrison, NJ, graduating from Benedictine Academy, where she was vice president of her class. She took bookkeeping and accounting courses following graduation and practiced as a bookkeeper for many...
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Sarah McCarthy Pattillo

July 19, 1933 - July 8, 2016

Sarah McCarthy Pattillo ("Sassy"), passed peacefully in her sleep July 8, 2016, just prior to her 83rd birthday. Sassy, widow of Charles E. Pattillo, III ("Pat"), leaves behind her two children, Britton Pattillo Howze and Charles E. Pattillo, IV ("Chase"), their spouses, and 4 grandchildren, Quinn, Peyton, Jimmy, and Jessica. A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Sassy was active in several...
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Elba Sotolongo Stevenson

May 5, 1926 - July 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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James Timothy Costner

November 14, 1983 - July 7, 2016

James Timothy Costner, age 32, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016. James is survived by his wife Nicole; babydog, Peanut; loving family; countless friends, and his brothers and sisters from the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department. A celebration of James' Life will be held Monday, July 18, 2016 from 6-8:00 pm at Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Boulevard, and funeral services to be...
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Evelyn May Earnest

May 14, 1927 - July 6, 2016

Evelyn Earnest passed away July 6, 2016 at N.E. Community Hospice Hadlow Center. She was born on May 14, 1927 in Tyler, Minnesota and was the daughter of Isaac and Jennie Steenhoven; she was one of seven children. She moved to Jacksonville after visiting relatives and meeting her future husband. She was employed by St. Vincent Hospital and later by Baptist Medical Center, retiring in 2001...
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Carole Anne Holbrooks

July 9, 1940 - July 6, 2016

Carole Anne Holbrooks passed away on July 6, 2016. She was born on July 9, 1940 in Washington, D.C. and was the daughter of Richard and Priscilla Kemp. She graduated from Dupont High School and attended Jacksonville University. She began working at GMAC where she met her future husband, Victor. After marriage she worked part time in a variety of jobs while raising her family.She loved all types...
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Gregory Lewis NeSmith

October 10, 1946 - July 5, 2016

Gregory Lewis NeSmith, 69, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Greg was a man of faith, integrity, loyalty, love of family and honor. He was born in Syracuse, New York and grew up in Fort Valley, Georgia. After graduating from college he moved to Jacksonville, Florida. He worked for Prudential Insurance Company for 46 years as a Prudential Advisor. He held many industry designations - CLU, CHFC,...
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Randall Fred Akel

June 11, 1964 - July 3, 2016

Dr. Randall (Randy) Fred Akel, 52, was called home to be with our LORD on Sunday, July 3, 2016, while playing with his two dogs at his home in Chicago, Illinois. Randy, the beloved son of the late Fuad Salim Akel and Naheel Hanna Akel, was born June 11, 1964, in Jacksonville, Florida. He graduated from Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville Florida; earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from...
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Juanita Dulgeroff

December 14, 1923 - July 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Jean Robinette Hindman

November 24, 1927 - July 2, 2016

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Sally Ann Eynon

November 13, 1929 - July 1, 2016

Sally Ann Eynon, age 86, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 1, 2016. She was born on November 13, 1929 in Waltham, MA., the daughter of Roy and Ariadna Stevens. She graduated from The Cushing Academy in 1949. Sally was married to John J. Eynon for 51 years. He preceded her in death in 2005. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca & Lee Evans of Atlanta, GA; two sons ...
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Kathryn June Oberdorfer

December 25, 1936 - July 1, 2016

Kathryn June Oberdorfer passed away peacefully on July 1, 2016. June was preceded in death by her husband, E. Charles Oberdorfer. She was a resident of Jacksonville for over fifty years. Her career with the Bell Companies (Bell Telephone, Southern Bell, BellSouth and AT&T) spanned over four decades. June was a tireless champion of the worker rising up the ranks of the Communication Workers of...
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Kareemeh Essa

May 14, 1924 - July 1, 2016

Kareemeh Farr Essa passed away suddenly July 1st, 2016 at age 92. Born in Ramallah, Palestine in 1924, she immigrated to the USA with her family and has made her home in Jacksonville, Florida for the last 59 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jamil and Nezhah Farr; siblings, Aziz Farr and Jamileh Kharsa; and beloved husband, Essa Mike Essa. She is survived by seven children and their...
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Gjergji Kotti

October 26, 1970 - June 29, 2016

Gjergji Kotti, son of Ivoni and Anesti Kotti, was born in the country of Albania in Europe. Gjergji attended school in the city of Korce, Albania and at the age of 19 he ventured to the country of Greece to make a better life for himself. He was actually baptized in the small city of Kozan, Greece. For approximately seven years Gjergji lived partly in Albania and in Greece. He was such a...
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Richard Sarkees

May 9, 1943 - June 28, 2016

Richard "Ricky" Sarkees, age 73, of St. Augustine Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully in his home on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Ricky was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 9, 1943. He was a kind, generous, gentle and humorous man who adored his family and never met a stranger. He loved fishing and will remain in our hearts forever as one of the greatest fishermen of all time. He was an owner...
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Peggy Weathers Hummell

August 29, 1934 - June 27, 2016

Peggy Weathers Hummell, age 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on June 27, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia and moved to Jacksonville in her early teens. She was a graduate of Landon High School and later from the University of Florida. Peggy went on to become an elementary school teacher in Jacksonville for many years. Some of her hobbies included...
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Arthur Zeiger

February 6, 1932 - June 26, 2016

Arthur Zeiger, age 84, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016 at his home in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born in 1932 in Brooklyn, New York to Isaac and Frances Zeiger. He spent his 35 year career overseeing the design and construction of the New York State University system. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Frances; two sons, Gary (wife Tonya), and Eric; one grandson, Stephano (wife Stacie)...
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Jacob Mitchell

August 3, 1941 - June 25, 2016

Jacob Jack Mitchell, Jr., passed away June 25, 2016. He was a native of Great Falls, South Carolina. A Funeral service will be held at Hardage-Giddens Hendricks Chapel, located at 4115 Hendricks Ave. at 2:30 Friday. Visitation is 5:00 - 8:00 Thursday. Jack graduated from the University of South Carolina an AVID Gamecock and a Doctor of Pharmacology. After serving in the U.S.Army he moved to...
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Sarah Margaret Myers Kampfe

May 3, 1929 - June 25, 2016

Sarah (Sally) Margaret Myers Kampfe, 87, died Saturday, June 25 in Jacksonville, FL. At her bedside were loving friends and family. Born May 3, 1929, to Edgar Hoffman Myers and Sarah Elizabeth Barker Myers in Dorset, OH, Sally was graduated from Moorestown High School in Moorestown, NJ, and attended the University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, CA. She married William (Bill) Richard Kampfe...
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E. Stephen Farlow

February 2, 1945 - June 25, 2016

E. Stephen Farlow Jr., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 25, 2016 after a long illness. Born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 2, 1945, he moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1990. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Key Farlow. He is survived by his three children, Stephen Farlow (Penny) of Ogden, UT, Lisa Fountain (Bill) of Jacksonville, FL and Neal Feustel (Beth) of...
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Frances Wolfe Gross

November 20, 1923 - June 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Frances Wolfe Gross

November 20, 1923 - June 23, 2016

GROSS: Frances Wolfe Gross, age 93 died peacefully on June 23, 2016. Frances was born November 20, 1923 in St. Augustine, Fl. to the late Willie Frank Wolfe and Rosanah Hicks Wolfe. Preceded in death by husband Samuel C. Gross and sister Martha Lois Allen is survived by her three sons: Samuel C. Gross of Parrish, FL., William F. Gross and Paul Bryant of Jacksonville, FL and Ronald L. Gross and...
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Frances Wolfe Gross

November 20, 1923 - June 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Patricia W. CLIETT

August 3, 1920 - June 22, 2016

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William Harvey Potter

August 20, 1920 - June 20, 2016

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Phyllis Tomberg

January 20, 1925 - June 18, 2016


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Ulrick Ray Miller

November 20, 1927 - June 18, 2016

Ulrick Ray Miller, Jr. passed peacefully from this world to the next on Saturday June 18th, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Ray was born on November 20th 1927, in Salisbury, North Carolina, to Ulrick Ray Miller Sr. and Beulah Kluttz Miller their only child. Ray attended Boyden High School in Salisbury, where he played Alto Sax in the dance band and marching bands. After High School he...
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Twink Grace Wilson

June 28, 1956 - June 13, 2016

Every once in a while, you meet someone whose inner light twinkles and dances, whose goodness seems to burst forth from them. "Twink" could not have been a more appropriate name for such a unique soul. Mary-Grace (Twink) Wilson was born on June 28, 1956 in Miami, Florida. She passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016 after a fleeting battle with ovarian cancer (she died 28 days after being diagnosed...
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Shirley Perkins Waters

July 16, 1935 - June 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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James Edward Thompson

September 15, 1925 - June 12, 2016

James Edward (Jimmy) Thompson, age 90, died Sunday, June 12, 2016 surrounded by family in Flagler Hospital. Raised in West Virginia, The 10th child of a tight knit coal mining family, he attended Duke University and Law School, graduating number one in his class on the GI Bill after serving in the Army Air Corps in WWII. He practiced with talent and panache as a trial attorney in Tampa, Florida...
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Lloyd Richard Weeks

July 9, 1947 - June 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Yelena Anatolyevna Bezverkh

March 24, 1967 - June 10, 2016

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Doreen Goodman

October 13, 1925 - June 10, 2016

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Velma Joy Walsh

April 2, 1936 - June 9, 2016

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Victor James Buttner

November 7, 1930 - June 9, 2016

Lt. Col. Victor J. Buttner, age 85, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2016. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Joann, of 65 years; seven children, Ann Bauwens, Thom Buttner, Barbara Ferguson, Robert Buttner, Cathy Jinks, Sam Mims, Dottie Rathel; one brother, The Hon. Frederic Buttner; a sister, Dottie Standley; along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was born and...
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Charles Donald Mandeville

March 28, 1926 - June 8, 2016

Charles Donald "Don" Mandeville, died on Wednesday, June 8th 2016 at the VAMC in Gainesville, Florida. Born in 1926 in Warsaw, New York, he served in the US Navy in WWII and was a participant in the Normandy Invasion and Pacific Campaigns. Married to Gwendolyn Fitzgerald in 1948, he graduated from Florida State University. Don was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister, all of New...
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Mary Ellen Potter

October 1, 1935 - June 8, 2016

Mary Ellen Sechler Potter departed this life on June 8, 2015. Daughter of the late Mary and Marion Sechler, Mary Ellen grew up in Warren, Ohio. Mary Ellen received bachelor's degrees in flute, piano and music education from the College-Conservatory of the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in musicology. Mary Ellen moved to Jacksonville to teach music at Jefferson Davis Middle...
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Anthony Christini

August 26, 1965 - June 7, 2016

Anthony Christini. Born on August 26th, 1965 the year of the first spacewalk, and if that's not interesting, we could at least say that with him it has been interesting, and that is to say the least. He grew up as a smart, inquisitive, charismatic boy. He loved baseball with a burning passion, he played like almost no one could. Doing so gave great insight into his being. He had a drive to be...
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Jessie Jean Carlstedt

June 17, 1916 - June 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Donald Herschel Barnes

December 15, 1929 - June 3, 2016

Donald Herschel Barnes (1929-2016), died at the age of 86 on June 3, 2016. Don was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the youngest of 11 children. As a result of his early childhood experiences, he learned how to stand his ground and arrive promptly at the dinner table when mealtime began. His older brothers served as mentors on the golf course, in the classroom, and as guides to becoming a true Southern...
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Evan F. Kuharich

February 20, 1947 - May 31, 2016

Kuharich, Evan F. Jr., "Bucky" , age 69, of Jacksonville, Florida and formerly of Holliston, Massachusetts, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Saint Vincent's Hospital. He was the son of the late Genevieve (Yochimowitz) and Evan F. Kuharich, Sr. After graduating High School he was drafted into the United States Army and served in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War where he was awarded...
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Johnny Lonzo Dees

December 19, 1923 - May 27, 2016

Johnny (John) Lonzo Dees, age 92, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Brookdale Southside Assisted Living facility. At the time he was also receiving care from Community Hospice of Northeast Florida. John was born on December 19, 1923 in Andalusia, Alabama to Eugene and Dessima (Cook) Dees. The family moved to Winter Haven, Florida when he was still a young boy. He used...
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Stanley Donald Stone

June 5, 1942 - May 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Walter Beissinger

October 16, 1924 - May 24, 2016

Walter Beissinger, age 91, a resident of Jacksonville since 1993 and loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Walter was born in Mannheim, Germany in 1924 and was a Holocaust survivor. At age 13 he fled Nazi Germany and arrived in the United States in 1939, settling in Philadelphia, where he would live for 55 years. He served in World War II in the Philippines...
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Patrick Chastain Kelly

January 31, 1947 - May 22, 2016

Patrick Chastain Kelly, age 69, of Ponte Vedra Beach, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016. He was born in Richmond, Virginia on January 31, 1947 to Margaret Hawthorne Kelly. He is predeceased by his mother and sister, JoNell Thatcher. Survivors include his daughters, Mara Webb (Brandon) and Jennifer Pietschker (Erik) of Jacksonville, FL; and his dearly loved grandsons, Levi, Wyatt and Henry. Also...
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Douglas Holland Cook

August 27, 1935 - May 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Elroy Curtis Grace

November 23, 1926 - May 22, 2016

Elroy Curtis Grace died peacefully on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at St. Catherine Labouré Manor at the age of 89. He was born November 23, 1926 in Jacksonville, Florida to Dr. Walter Earl Grace and Ethel Mayes Grace. Elroy is survived by his beloved wife of fifty years, Dudley Marie Pugh Grace; his daughters, Anne Grace Lee (Childress), and Julie Grace Martin (Brett); his grandchildren, Mary...
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Eugene Ezra Burns

July 10, 1949 - May 21, 2016

Mr. Eugene E. Burns - SAVANNAH - On May 20, 2016, the gates of Heaven opened and the Lord called his servant, Eugene E. Burns Jr., from his earthly life to his Heavenly home of rest. Mr. Burns was born on July 10, 1949 in Savannah, Georgia, one of six children born to Marie Burns and Eugene E. Burns Sr. Eight stepbrothers and stepsisters were also born to his father and his stepmother, Rosa Lee...
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Anne Rice Barcelo

April 16, 1947 - May 20, 2016

Anne Rice BarceloApril 16, 1947 - May 20, 2016Surrounded by family, Anne Rice Barcelo, with the easy grace of a true Southern lady, passed on May 20, 2016. Born in Charleston, South Carolina on April 16, 1947 tp Robert Royall Rice and Mildred Cole Rice, she came to San Marco as an infant. Anne grew up in San Marco, graduated from Landon High School and attended Florida State University. Faith...
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Mary Veronica Scarbrough

May 4, 1927 - May 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Thomas Edward Albright

March 8, 1944 - May 16, 2016

Thomas Edward Albright died May 16, 2016 after a brief illness. Tom was born March 8, 1944 in Greenville, South Carolina and was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Following graduation from Villanova University, Tom was commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and rose to the rank of Captain where he flew the helicopter known as the "Jolly Green Giant" on many missions...
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Beverly Brantley Brandenburger

January 13, 1938 - May 16, 2016

Beverly Brantley Brandenburger, age 78, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on May 16, 2016. She was pre-deceased by her parents, Bruce and Irma Brantley; her sister, Constance Brantley Seaward; and her daughter, Constance Brantley Corbin. She is survived by her son, Michael Copps, his wife Tandy, and daughter, Marisa; Lee Corbin and his son, Brewer; sister, Jan Brantley Jones, her daughter...
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Ralph Daumit Saffy

May 9, 1930 - May 16, 2016

Ralph Daumit Saffy, 86, died peacefully at his home on Monday, May 16, 2016 one week after celebrating his 86th birthday with his loving wife and family. A native of Jacksonville, he was born May 9, 1930 to Sadie Daumit and Habib Solomon Saffy. His life was distinguished by his involvement in the community he loved. He found purpose serving in institutions and civic groups that promote justice,...
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William Leonard Morris

August 26, 1930 - May 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Ruth Ellen McDuffie

January 22, 1920 - May 16, 2016

After 96 years of earthly life, dear Ruth has passed through to the Promised Land. She finally has her permanent seat in the Heavenly Choir of angels and has begun her eternal life with her Lord and Savior.She is survived by her daughters, Carol Weyers, Nancy England (David), Peggy McChriston (Miles); 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held from 5-7pm on Friday, May...
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Wendy Meryl Efron

November 2, 1953 - May 14, 2016

Wendy Efron of Jacksonville, Florida passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016 after a brief but courageous battle with lung cancer. She was 62 years old.She was born on November 2, 1953, in Brooklyn, NY, the second daughter of Shirley Lemus and the late Joseph Lemus.A graduate of Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, Wendy earned a degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan where she...
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