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William Edwin McKinney

January 31, 1925 - October 18, 2016

William "Bill" McKinney, age 91, passed away peacefully at the Hadlow Community Hospice Center in Jacksonville on October 18, 2016. Bill was born on January 31, 1925 to Clarence McKinney and Ollie Gregg McKinney in Tucapau (Spartanburg) South Carolina, a rural textile mill town during the Great Depression. Before finishing high school, Bill enlisted in the Navy at 18 and "enjoyed" the final two...
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Charles Andrew Hinson

January 3, 1935 - October 17, 2016

Charles Andrew Hinson, Sr., 81, went to his heavenly home on Monday, October 17, 2016. Charles was born in Columbia, South Carolina on January 3, 1935. After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Education, Charles joined the Air National Guard as a Radar Technician. In 1963 he received a Master of Religious Education from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.At...
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Leon Murray Stone

December 15, 1930 - October 17, 2016

Leon "Lee" Stone on October 17, 2016, beloved husband of Ann Stone and the late Shirley Stone, went to his eternal rest.Loving father of Linda (Lindy) Poquette, David Stone, step father of Pearl Lunney, Philip Cohen, Brian Cohen and Stuart Cohen. Papa Lee to 19 grandchildren. Brother of the late Harold Stone.Graveside Services to be held on October 19, 2016 in the King David Section of...
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Virginia Dell Church Hobbs

April 3, 1919 - October 16, 2016

Virginia Dell Church Hobbs, née Bernreuter, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2016. She was born in Jacksonville on April 3, 1919, the daughter of Virginia Idella Nott Bernreuter and John S. Bernreuter. Virginia Dell was a graduate of Andrew Jackson High School. She was married to Kenneth Craig Church, Sr. and C. Harold Hobbs, both deceased. She is survived by her four sons and their...
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Marilee Hodge Cory

August 13, 1926 - October 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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John E. Caruso

December 24, 1935 - October 14, 2016

John E. "Jack" Caruso, a legend in the Jacksonville, Florida automotive industry for over 50 years, passed peacefully at home on October 14, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 24, 1935 in Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania and attended school in Erie, Pennsylvania. In 1949 he met the love of his life, JoAnn R. Ogle and were married on December 5, 1953. In 1960 they moved their...
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Karen Lyn Belkin

February 22, 1974 - October 13, 2016

Karen Lyn Belkin, mother of Kerry Michael and Samantha Nicole, daughter of Grace and Lew Belkin, sister of David (Mary) and Jeffrey (Dara), nieces (Elise, Sabrina, and Vivian), and nephews (Max and Eli) passed away October 13, 2016. Karen worked for the Jacksonville Housing Authority for 11 years assisting residents in securing Section 8 Housing. She truly loved her ability to help those less...
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Dorothy Jacobson

February 28, 1947 - October 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Joseph Winton Cone

November 20, 1926 - October 12, 2016

Joseph Winton Cone, age 89, passed away suddenly Wednesday, October 12, 2016. As the older of two boys, Joe was born November 20, 1926 to Winton and Ethel Cone in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The family lived there but a short time before moving to Bulloch County, Georgia where he attended local schools and eventually met the love of his life, Edna Lewis. The Greatest Generation lost another...
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Margaret Mary Heekin

February 5, 1920 - October 11, 2016

Margaret Mary Heekin, 96, passed away quietly on October 11th, 2016. She was born to Edward Martin Repper and Minnie Blanche Duffy Repper in Orbisonia, PA on February 5, 1920, and moved to Jacksonville as a teenager. She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in 1939 and went on to St. Vincent's Nursing School, graduating as an RN in 1942. "Mary" traveled the world as a Navy wife and...
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Mary Antionette Murillo Lammons

January 20, 1929 - October 9, 2016

Mary Antionette Murillo Lammons, 87, died suddenly on October 9, 2016. She was born on January 20, 1929 and was a lifetime resident of Jacksonville, graduating from Immaculate Conception School in downtown Jacksonville. Mary worked in downtown Jacksonville at Kay's Jewelry but later made a career at Bank of America where she worked for 26 years before retiring. Mary was known for her beautifully...
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Walter R.L. Wood

April 10, 1960 - October 2, 2016

Dr. Walter Robert Lewis "Woody" Wood peacefully passed away on October 2, 2016, at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL at the age of 56 after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. Woody was born on April 10, 1960, in San Antonio, Texas, to Walter and Jo Ann Wood. His military family carried him to many places across the country. Woody graduated from Florida State University...
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Charity Louise Carter

April 26, 1932 - September 30, 2016

Charity Louise Carter passed away at 3:45am on Friday morning, September 30, 2016, while in Hospice. She was a longtime resident of Jacksonville and retired from the School Board in 1994. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clint; son, Chuck; and daughter-in-law, Susan. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Dave Farrington; grandson and granddaughter, Charlie and...
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Marie Hope Vecchiola

July 31, 1951 - September 28, 2016

Marie Hope Vecchiola, 65, passed away peacefully on the morning of September 28th, 2016 at her home in Jacksonville, Florida, after a long illness. Marie was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but lived most of her adult life in Jacksonville, Florida. She was a beloved wife, mother, friend, and "Nana" to her two grandchildren. Marie was also an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and...
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Charlotte Ann Sustek

February 18, 1930 - September 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Robert C. Corbett

April 17, 1939 - September 26, 2016

Rev. Dr. Robert C. Corbett, Sr. went home to be with the Lord on September 26, 2016. He leaves behind his wife, Sandra; son, Bobby (Stephanie); daughter, Emily (Todd); son, Scott; grandchildren, Erin, Nicholas, and Garett.A memorial service will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL. In lieu of flowers please make a...
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Callie Virginia Wise Patsy

January 24, 1961 - September 26, 2016

Callie Virginia Wise Patsy (Ginger), was born on January 24, 1961, and passed away surrounded by her family on September 26, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Ginger grew up in Chiefland, FL and was a 1983 graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Finance. She later earned her Master of Education degree from FSU. Ginger married her soul mate and best friend Rick Patsy in...
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George Ralph Blackwell

June 1, 1938 - September 25, 2016

George R. Blackwell, Jr., age 78, was promoted to Heaven on September 25, 2016. He was preceded in death by his father, George R. Blackwell, Sr., mother, Isabel Jessie Blackwell, stepmother, Mae Blackwell, son, Garrett Blackwell, and brothers, Robert Jansen and Jimmy Everett. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Rosemary Blackwell; sons, Eric Blackwell (Judy), Kyle Blackwell (Angela), Tommy...
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Gerald DeWitt Patten

June 1, 1928 - September 23, 2016

PATTEN: Gerald DeWitt Patten, age 88, passed away on September 23, 2016 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born on June 1, 1928 in Nashville, Georgia. Gerald attended Andrew Jackson High School and served in the US Army during WWII. He met and married the love of his life, Karamaneh (Kay) in 1949. Gerald worked for Southern Bell as maintenance supervisor and retired after 35 years of service. After...
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Sue Wells Kirwan

August 15, 1941 - September 22, 2016

Sue Wells Kirwan, age 75, passed away September 22, 2016. She was a native of Jacksonville, Florida and attended Rollins College. Sue was preceded in death by her parents, John and Josephine Wells, and her brother, J.D. Wells, Jr., all of Jacksonville, Florida. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Keith Kirwan; her son, Michael (Beth) Kirwan; and two grandsons, Andrew Kirwan and Stuart...
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Michael Salim Fakhouri

January 1, 1935 - September 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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Robert James Head

May 22, 1943 - September 22, 2016

Robert James Head, Jr., died on September 22, 2016. He was born on May 22, 1943 in Atlanta, Georgia to Ann Mallinson Head and Robert James Head.He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Head, his daughter Hila Head, his sisters Carolyn Helquist and Marjorie Reishus, his brother Charles Head and 12 nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents and his sister Marie Wheeless.Bob was an Eagle...
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Kathleen Marilyn Clower

June 13, 1944 - September 18, 2016

Kathleen Marilyn Clower was born June 13, 1944 and died unexpectedly on September 18, 2016. Kathy loved life and throughout it she was vibrantly energetic and giving of her time to family, friends and colleagues. Her gentle smile and at times conspiratorial grin, and oh that laugh, will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was a compassionate listener and a trusted counselor for many.Kathy...
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Ira Douglas Turner

December 3, 1924 - September 18, 2016

Ira Douglas (Doug) Turner, 91, of Jacksonville, Florida, went to sing in God's heavenly choir on September 18, 2016. Mr. Turner was born on December 3, 1924 in Montverde, Florida to Ira Dell Turner and Anne Harper Turner. Mr. Turner served as a Marine in the Pacific Route during WW2 and was in the Battle at Iwo Jima where he witnessed the American Flag being raised. Mr. Turner graduated from...
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William Augustus McGriff

March 10, 1944 - September 18, 2016

MCGRIFF, III, William A. (Mac), 72, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away peacefully on September 18, 2016 at Community Hospice of Northeast Florida after a courageous battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). Mac was born on March 10, 1944 in Gainesville, Florida to William Augustus McGriff, Jr. and Jacqueline Texada McGriff. Mac graduated from Gainesville High School and the University...
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Donna S. Bentley

February 2, 1939 - September 17, 2016

It is with great sadness that the family of Donna Smallwood Bentley of Jacksonville, FL, announces her passing after a difficult battle with cancer. Donna went to be with her Lord on September 17, 2016. She will be remembered for her incredible strong, gentle, and loving spirit, by her family and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother and her grandchildren were the love of her life. Born on...
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Kathryn M. Moseley

January 9, 1909 - September 12, 2016

Kathryn "Kitty" Moseley of Jacksonville, passed away on September 12, 2016 at the age of 107. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina on January 9, 1909. She was from many generations of The Grooms Family of South Carolina. She attended Memminger Girls School and graduated from there in 1926. She married J.O. Moseley who resided in Charleston having moved from Camden, South Carolina. His...
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Carol Lynn Rabb

December 2, 1952 - September 10, 2016

Carol Lynn (Zimmerman) Rabb, passed away on September 10th, 2016. She is survived by her daughter, Ashley (Ryan) Dender; grandchildren, Reed, Cade, and Bailey Dender; her brother, Paul (Rachel) Zimmerman; nieces and nephew, Angelina, Giselle and Jacob Zimmerman; and her Aunt Harriett (Rothstein) and Uncle Max Behr. Carol was preceded in her death by her parents Benjamin and Sylvia Zimmerman. ...
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Flora Evelyn Evans

September 8, 1926 - September 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, Jacksonville, FL.
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William H. Requet

January 1, 1923 - September 10, 2016

William "Bill" Henry Requet, 93, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away September 10, 2016 following a short stay at the Community Hospice Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring on Sunbeam Rd. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Shirley Requet; sons, Kevin Requet (Carol) and Bradley Requet both of Jacksonville, Florida; two grandchildren Clayton Requet (Jessica) and Kyle Requet and two great-...
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Joseph Ambrose Livingston

September 27, 1921 - September 9, 2016

Joseph Ambrose Livingston, Jr. died on September 9, 2016 at age 94. Mr. Livingston attended Armstrong College in Savannah, Georgia and began an illustrious career in journalism.He was a sportswriter for the Columbus Ledger, the Atlanta Journal, and the Jacksonville Journal.For several years he was the Managing Editor or the Jacksonville Journal. He later started his own public relations firm. ...
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Harriet Warnock Newkirk

August 1, 1926 - September 9, 2016

Harriet Warnock Newkirk died in her home on September 9, 2016. A celebration of her life will be held at Lakewood Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 11.00 a.m. Harriet was preceded in death by her husband, Laurence Milton Newkirk. She is survived by her two sons; Ken (Sally) Newkirk, and Larry (Tillie) Newkirk, Jr.; her four grandchildren, Denise (TJ) Kent, Brett (Lisa)...
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Florentine Trubenbach Pappas

December 27, 1923 - September 8, 2016

Florentine (Trudy) Trubenbach Pappas, 92, passed away peacefully September 8, 2016. She was born on December 27, 1923 in Muenster, Texas, one of nine children, to Frank Joseph Trubenbach, Sr. and Mary Alice (Mayme) Grewing Trubenbach. Trudy graduated from the University of Incarnate Word (formerly the Santa Rosa Hospital School of Nursing) in San Antonio, Texas as a Registered Nurse and was a...
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Harold Sidney Resnick

June 29, 1944 - September 7, 2016

Harold S. Resnick, 72, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2016 with his loving wife and family by his side. Harold (Hal) was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 29, 1944 to Alexander and Ruth (Resnick) Siegel. He grew up in Brooklyn, attended CCNY for his Bachelor's Degree, and received both his Master's and Doctoral Degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit,...
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Homer Patrick Parrish

June 12, 1936 - September 6, 2016

H. Patrick Parrish, son of Homer and Georgia Parrish, passed away in San Marcos, California on September 6, 2016. Born and raised in Jacksonville, Mr. Parrish attended the University of Florida, beginning his lifelong passion for the Florida Gators and an illustrious career as a syndicated sportswriter, reporter, and editor for newspapers such as the Jacksonville Journal, the Panama City News...
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Gordon Edward Blakeman

August 4, 1935 - September 5, 2016

Gordon E. Blakeman, left this world and was escorted into Heaven on September 5, 2016. Born in Evansville, IN on August 4, 1935, he moved to Louisville, KY and lived there for 40 years before being transferred to Jacksonville, FL with the L & N Railroad and became part of CSX Transportation Railroad where he retired after 40 years of service.He leaves behind his wife, Fredde; daughter, Susan...
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Mildred Kaufman

April 23, 1925 - September 3, 2016

Mildred Kaufman, MPH, advocate for public health nutrition and former nutrition faculty member and chair at UNC's Gillings School of Global Public Health, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016, after several years of poor health. She was 91.Born April 23, 1925, in Philadelphia, to Isaac and Anna Kaufman (née Abrams), Mildred Kaufman attended Simmons College in Boston and later completed...
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Ronnie Joe Holloway

August 18, 1959 - August 31, 2016

Ronnie Holloway, age 57, passed away on August 31, 2016 at Community Hospice of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Ronnie was born on August 18, 1959 in Atlanta, Georgia to Bobby and Colleen Holloway. Ronnie owned and operated his own locksmith business. He was a member of City Bible Church. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Judy Holloway; a son, Travis Holloway; his parents;...
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Robert Wayne Lemond

August 10, 1945 - August 30, 2016

Robert Wayne Lemond, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016. He was born on August 10th, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in Perry, Florida where he graduated from Taylor County High School in 1963 as the class valedictorian and a member of their state championship baseball team. After earning his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida, he earned his Doctor of Medical...
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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

Ronald Michael Storn, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on August 26, 2016 at the age of 78. He was born and raised in Niagara Falls, New York and then moved to Florida.Ron was a general contractor, mortgage broker and real estate broker with his own company, Storn Construction. He then founded Independent Living Homes where he built and retrofitted homes for the disabled, which turned out to...
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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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Horace 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

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