Miscellaneous Central Florida Obituaries - 1999

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MADELINE ROSE BIASCH, 89, Hastings Drive, Deltona, died Friday, Sept. 24. Mrs. Biasch was a retired hair stylist. She was born in New York. She was a member of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. Survivor: cousin, Lillian Moylan. Baldauff Funeral Home, Orange City.

CECILE THERESA CHARLEBOIS, 80, Vintage Street, Kissimmee, died Monday, Sept. 27. Ms. Charlebois was a retired hotel housekeeper. Born in Central Falls, R.I., she moved to Central Florida in 1972. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: son, Michael, St. Cloud; daughters, Barbara Forgue, Frances Pearson, Susan Cutchins, all of Kissimmee, Nancy Arbuckle, Melrose; brother, George Lussier, Margate; sister, Janet Lussier, Pawtucket, R.I.; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Tri-County Cremation, Longwood.

CATHERINE R. CONBOY, 80, Sandhill Road, Winter Garden, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mrs. Conboy was a homemaker. Born in Philadelphia, she moved to Central Florida in 1971. She was a member of St. Andrews Catholic Church. Survivors: daughters, Carol A. Johnson, Winter Garden; Susan M. Kimmel, Clermont; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Winter Garden.

GEORGE COOLEY, 87, Hiawassee, Ga., died Tuesday, Sept. 21. Mr. Cooley was a retired steel maintenance superintendent at U.S. Steel. Born in McKeesport, Pa., he moved to Hiawassee, Ga., in 1997. He was Presbyterian. Survivors: daughters, Jayne Robertiello, Young Harris, Ga., Miriam Dickerson, Kissimmee; sisters, Irene Lynn, Munhall, Pa., Julia Harr, Deltona; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Cochran Funeral Home, Hiawassee

ARTHUR ODELL COX, 82, 6121 Dunnett Court, Orlando, died Sunday, Sept. 26, of respiratory failure. Mr. Cox was a retired water meter reader for the Orlando Utilities Commission. Born in Star, N.C., he moved to Central Florida in 1956. He was Pentecostal. Survivors: son, Marvin, Winter Garden; sisters, Roxie Waller, Durham, N.C., Hazel Yarbourgh, High Pointe, N.C.; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home, Kissimmee.

EULALIA DEL PINO, 86, Lake Charm Circle, Oviedo, died Sunday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Del Pino was a homemaker. Born in Havana, she moved to Central Florida in 1998. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: son, Juan Rios, Oviedo; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Dove Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Winter Park.

EVELYN ECHEVARRIA, 52, Balboa Drive, Orlando, died Monday, Sept. 13. Mrs. Echevarria was a homemaker. Born in Puerto Rico, she moved to Central Florida in 1990. She was Roman Catholic. Postell's Mortuary, Pine Hills Chapel, Orlando.

ANNA M. EMELY, 87, Beau Barton Place, Orlando, died Friday, Sept. 24. Mrs. Emely was retired from Boscul Coffee Co. She was born in Camden, N.J. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: son, Charles R., Orlando; daughters, Betty Littlejohn, Arlington, Texas, Anna Moore, Orlando; brothers, Frank Morris, John Morris, both of New Jersey, Edward Sweeten, Arizona; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Union Park Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Orlando.

FANNIE MAE FEDERICK, 66, Edgemoore Street, Orlando, died Friday, Sept. 17, of congestive heart failure. Mrs. Federick was a presser for a laundry. Born in Union County, she moved to Central Florida in 1989. She was Pentecostal. Survivors: daughter, Ida M. Velding, New Britain, Conn.; brothers, Mason Dix, Fort Meyers, Thomas Dix, Orlando; sisters, Sadie Varnadore, Laura M. King, both of Orlando, Evelena, Starke; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Mitchell's Funeral Home Inc., Orlando.

ROBERT V. FERRELL, 68, Palmer Drive, Titusville, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Ferrell was a dancer and actor. Born in Waldwick, Wis., he moved to Central Florida in 1981. He was a member of St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

MARTHA SUSAN GARNER, 47, Chickapee Trail, Maitland, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mrs. Garner was a teacher's aide. Born in Daytona Beach, she was a lifelong resident of Central Florida. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Maitland. Survivors: husband, Robert; sons, Matt, Jack, both of Maitland; mother, Martha Ellis, Winter Park. Beacon's National Cremation Society, Winter Park.

LUDWICK F. GRAMZA, 94, Van Ness Street, Orlando, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Born in Toledo, Ohio, he moved to Central Florida in 1970. He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Survivor: nephew, Roger, Kissimmee. Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Ivanhoe Chapel, Orlando.

BEULAH SMITH GREEN, 79, Wingate Drive, Orlando, died Saturday, Sept. 25, of renal failure. Mrs. Green was a homemaker. She was born in Cottondale. She was a member of New Jerusalem Church of God. Survivors: sons, Roosevelt Jr., Ernest, both of Orlando, Eddie, Tallahassee; daughters, Dorothy Green Burton, St. Petersburg, Shirley Green Bryant, Gloria Green Cosby, both of Orlando, Linda Green Kittles, Jacksonville; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Brinson's Funeral Home, Orlando.

MARY E. JOHNS, 83, Northside Drive, Ormond Beach, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Johns was a homemaker. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, she moved to Central Florida in 1980. She was a member of the Palmettes, Oceanside Country Club, Ormond Beach, Halifax River Yacht Club, Daytona Beach. Survivors: husband, George; sons, George W. Jr., Los Angeles, James R., Monterey, Calif.; two grandchildren. Baggettt and Summers Funeral Home, Daytona Beach.

THERESA ROBINSON HELMS, 87, 717 N. Central Ave., Kissimmee, died Friday, Sept. 24, of pneumonia. Mrs. Helms was a retired schoolteacher. She was born in Narcoossee. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star and Retired Teacher's Association. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Survivors: stepdaughter, Clara Lesesne, Renton, Wash.; eight grandchildren. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Apopka.

WALTER GUY JORDAN, 74, Lake Park Trail, Oviedo, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Jordan was an engineman. Born in Pelzer, S.C., he moved to Central Florida in 1972. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He was a Navy chief petty officer and a veteran of World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. Survivors: wife, Gloria E.; sons, Walter G. III, Meridian, Miss., John P., Pelzer, S.C.; daughter, Karen D. Scott, Pelzer; brothers, Joe, Anderson, S.C., Jan, Jim, both of Pelzer, Hal, Williamston, S.C., Lindsey, New Orleans; sisters, Mabel Heatherly, Pelzer, Norma Floyd, Alma, Ga.; Maryanna Campbell, Frances Greer, both of Williamston; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Oviedo.

IDA VIOLA KERNAN, 68, South Conway Road, Orlando, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Kernan was a medical assistant. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1964. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: husband, John G.; sons, Jerry, San Diego, Jim, Delray Beach; daughters, Pat Kupec, Ellington, Conn., Terry Duke, Sanford, Kathy Arndt, Orlando; brother, Jack Dunne, Arlington, Va.; sister, Mary Mardenborough, Coral Gables; 10 grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Orlando.

NATALIE A. LAWSON, 88, Colleen Circle, Kissimmee, died Sunday, Sept. 26, of congestive heart failure. Mrs. Lawson was a retired citrus packer with McCalls Packing Co. Born in Bethel, N.J., she moved to Central Florida in 1924. Survivors: son, Edward John Sulatycki, Deltona; daughter, Natalie Anita Sulatycki, Kissimmee; sisters, Sue Mannen, Apopka, Ruth Thollander, Orlando; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Grissom Funeral Home and Crematory, Kissimmee.

ALFRED EUGENE LOEW, 87, Brick Road, Winter Garden, died Sunday, Aug. 26. Mr. Loew was a retired from Borden Dairy. Born in New Orleans, he moved to Central Florida in 1952. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Winter Garden, and its choir. Survivors: wife, Virginia; daughters, Joyce Coleman, Mary, both of Orlando; sons, David, Gene, both of Winter Garden; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Winter Garden.

WALTER E. LOVELAND, 80, 268 Bay St., Apopka, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mr. Loveland was retired from Raymond Manufacturing. He was born in Corry, Pa. He was a member of Inquisitors Club. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Survivors: wife, Hazel Matson; sons, Leonard, Apopka, Richard, Raleigh, N.C.; sister, Genevieve, Corry. Bracken Funeral Home, Corry.

PEGGY MASTERS, 75, 40624 E. Third Ave., Umatilla, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mrs. Masters was a homemaker. Born in Hammond, Ind., she moved to Central Florida in 1980. She was a member of Church of Christ. Survivors: son, Pat, Ormond Beach; daughter, Belinda, Umatilla; five grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.

KAY MICHAELSON, 84, Chapel Hill Drive, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 23. Mrs. Michaelson was a homemaker. Born in New York, she moved to Central Florida in 1989. She was Roman Catholic. Sunset Cremations, Altamonte Springs.

EDWARD J. MILLER, 43, Stillwater Avenue, Deltona, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Miller was a shop manager for Ground Control Landscaping Co., Orlando. Born in Carbon County, Pa., he moved to Central Florida in 1989. He was Roman Catholic. Survivors: wife, Kim D.; sons, Matthew Oscar, Deltona; Edward Joseph, Pennsylvania; daughter, Michelle, Deltona; sister, Dawn Benek, Oregon; two grandchildren. Baldauff Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Orange City.

MICHAEL IRA MODJORES, 49, Engel Drive, Orlando, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mr. Modjores was a computer consultant. He was born in Bronx, N.Y. Survivors: daughter, Melanie; mother, Eleanore; sisters, Cheryl, Phyllis Robbins. Star of David Funeral Home, North Lauderdale.

BLANCHE ENDEE NOUD, 78, 3358 W. Shore Drive, St. Cloud, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Noud was a clerk for Suffolk Virginia School District. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1975. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. She was a veteran of World War II. Survivors: husband, Bernard; daughter, Mary Ellen Schweiger, St. Cloud; sons, Dennis, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Bernard, New York; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Fisk Funeral Home and Crematory, St. Cloud.

ETHEL PETERSON, 88, Orange Peel Court, Orlando, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mrs. Peterson was a retired bookkeeper. Born in St. Louis, she moved to Central Florida in 1946. She was a member of Sorosis, Orlando. She was a member of Downtown Baptist Church. Survivors: son, Calvin, St. Augustine; daughter, Nancy Harper, Melbourne; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, Orlando.

GLENNA MARY PIEPER, 87, North Amelia Avenue, DeLand, died Thursday, Sept. 23. Mrs. Pieper was a bookkeeper. Born in Indianapolis, she moved to Central Florida in 1957. She was a member of Senior Activities Craft Club. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors: son, Donald, DeLand; daughter, Dolores A., Harbor City, Calif.; sister, Doris McDaniel, Pitman, N.J.; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. All Faiths Cremation Society, Lady Lake.

LAMAR B. RENFRO, Yellow Rose Drive, Orlando, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Renfro was an upholsterer. Born in Fort Worth, Texas, he moved to Central Florida in 1965. He was Baptist. Survivors: son, Randy, Orlando; daughter, Wilma Jean, Orange, Calif.; sister, Lois York, Fort Worth; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

GERALDINE HALL ROBERTSON, 80, Clover Lane, Longwood, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mrs. Robertson was a manager for Let Us Frame It. Born in Pittsburgh, she moved to Central Florida in 1972. She was Protestant. She was a member of Rolling Hills Country Club. Survivors: daughter, Cynthia Williams Harley, Monterey, Calif.; two grandchildren. Woodlawn Carey Hand Funeral Home, Longwood.

EDWIN JOHN SCHICK, 65, Turtle Dove Trail, DeLand, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Schick was a retired bus driver. Born in New York, he moved to Central Florida in 1994. Survivors: wife, Marion; daughter, Laura, Newburg, N.Y.; brothers, William, North Babylon, N.Y., Donald Colvert, West Palm Beach; sister, Ethel Cafferelli, Long Island, N.Y.; Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, DeLand.

VIRGINIA F. SELLARDS, 68, Grand Avenue, DeLand, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Sellards was a homemaker. Born in Fort Gay, W.Va., she moved to Central Florida in 1968. She was a member of Stetson Baptist Church. Survivors: husband, Harry; mother, Polly Frazier, DeLand; sons, H. Leon III, Deltona, Edwin Ray, Houston; daughters, Frances Kidd, Christina, both of DeLand; sisters, Lenora Martin, Marianna, Ga., Janice Miller, Willis, Texas; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, DeLand.

CARL McKINLEY SPANN, 96, West Pierce Avenue, Orlando, died Saturday, Sept. 25, of congestive heart failure. Mr. Spann was owner of Carolyn Candies. Born in Dalton, Ga., he moved to Central Florida in 1956. He was a member of Masonic Lodge. He was a Shriner. Survivors: daughters, Cynthia Barton, Marietta, Carolyn Yelton, Glenview, Ill.; stepdaughters, Charlotte Hornsby, Orlando, Carol Fisher, Brenda Anderson, Rockledge, N.Y.; stepsons, Andy Anderson, Charlie Anderson, both of Orlando; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Orlando.

BEATRICE ANN TYMAN, 68, 2745 Hickory Tree Road, St. Cloud, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mrs. Tyman was a homemaker. Born in Cleveland, she moved to Central Florida in 1997. She was Christian. Survivors: daughters, Rebecca Dutton, St. Cloud, Cindy Keller, Boca Raton; brother, Bob Bridge, Jacksonville; three grandchildren. Fisk Funeral Home and Crematory, St. Cloud.

BARBARA ANNE WALLACE, 57, South Palmetto Avenue, Sanford, died Friday, Sept. 24, of a heart attack. Mrs. Wallace was a secretary for Har-Car Industries. She was born in Coatesville, Pa. She was Lutheran. Survivors: husband, James; son, Scott Meachem, Pennsylvania; daughter, Tracy Meacham, Pennsylvania; mother, Florence Porter, Pennsylvania; brothers, Richard, Ronnie, Will, all of Pennsylvania, Raymond, Delaware; sisters, Joan Porter, Texas, Betty Kelly, Hawaii, Marie Hilton, Elsie Moyer, both of Pennsylvania. Gramkow Funeral Home, Sanford.

EDWIN H. WARREN, 85, Gainesville Lane, Deltona, died Wednesday, Sept. 22. Mr. Warren as a retired employee of North Syracuse Central School District and Syracuse University, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, he moved to Central Florida in 1982. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Deltona. Survivors: wife, Jean; daughter, Nancy McLane, Miami. Volusia County Cremation Society, Daytona Beach.

DALE YORK JR., 72, Notre Dame Drive, Altamonte Springs, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mr. York was a machinist. Born in Clay County, Ky., he moved to Central Florida in 1959. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: son, Paul, Clewiston; daughter, Debbie Blair, Altamonte Springs; sisters, Maureen Davis, Michigan, Jenny Hammons, Tennessee, Ivory Kinder, Sun City. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home Semoran-Forest City Chapel.

ELLEN H. ZARCH, 71, Escondido Circle, Altamonte Springs, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mrs. Zarch was a bookkeeper. Born in Bronx, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1972. She was a member of Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary. She was a member of Congregation Beth Am. Survivors: husband, Edwin Lerner; sons, Ira Kobre, Altamonte Springs, Richard Kobre, Davenport, Iowa; daughter, Rhonda Richards, Charleston, S.C.; brother, Donald Kaplan, Winter Springs; sister, Claire Levine, Winter Springs; three grandchildren. Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando.

CHRISTOPHER CONRAD "CHRIS" ALTI, 32, Riverpark Circle, Longwood, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Alti was owner/operator of T&J Landscaping. Born in St. Joseph, Mich., he moved to Central Florida in 1986. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Orlando. Survivors: son, Tyler D., Winter Springs; daughter, Jordan E., Winter Springs; parents, Anthony T. and Connie C., Longwood; brothers, Anthony M., Altamonte Springs, Todd A., Columbia, S.C., Matthew S., Casselberry; sister, Stephanie R., Longwood; maternal grandmother, Tina Kornelson, St. Joseph. Baldwin-Fairchild Forest City Chapel, Altamonte Springs.

JOSEPH P. BROSNAN, 67, West Sabal Palm, Longwood, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mr. Brosnan was a vice president in the banking industry. Born in New York City, he moved to Central Florida in 1985. He was a member of Central Florida Stroke Club. He was a member of Church of the Annunciation. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: wife, Theresa B.; son, Drew P., Duluth, Ga.; daughters, Leslie K. Whiddon, Columbia, S.C., Jamie B. Ford, Duluth; sister, Catherine Dolan, Jackson, N.J.; two grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Semoran-Forest City Chapel.

JOSEPH JAMES DETTMORE, 42, West Voorhis Avenue, DeLand, died Friday, Sept. 24. Mr. Dettmore was a electrician for Universal Studios, Orlando. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Central Florida in 1992. He was Methodist. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: father, Gerald E. Dettmore, Orange City; mother, Marilyn Duschl, Baltimore; son Joshua, Baltimore; brothers, William, Donald, both of Baltimore; sister, Doreen Jones, Baltimore; one grandchild. Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, Orange City.

RAYMOND K. FOWLER, 57, South Old Lake Wilson Road, Kissimmee, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Fowler was an automated equipment mechanic for Eastman Kodak Company. Born in Union City, Pa., he moved to Central Florida in 1995. He was Protestant. He was a Navy Veteran of Vietnam. Survivors: wife, Diane, Kissimmee; son, Thomas, Kissimmee; daughter, Patricia Stichter, Kissimmee; mother, Marjorie, Virginia; sisters, Judy Fisher, Virginia, Nancy Brown, Delaware; 3 grandchildren. Grissom Funeral Home and Crematory, Kissimmee.

DONALD L. HANNA SR., 79, Sandwell Drive, Winter Park, died Monday, Sept. 27. Cmdr. Hanna was retired from the Navy. Born in West Springfield, Mass., he moved to Central Florida in 1970. He was Protestant. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Mary E.; sons, Donald Jr., Daytona Beach, Kevin, Orlando, Steven, Casselberry, Gary, Apopka; daughter, Susan, Marco Island; brother, Nelson, Springfield, Mass.; sister, Ellen, Springfield; eight grandchildren. Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home, Winter Park.

MARY T. HARPER, 87, Mellonville Avenue, Sanford, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Harper was a homemaker. Born in Scranton, Pa., she moved to Central Florida in 1968. She was a member of All Souls Catholic Church, Sanford. Survivors: daughter, Shirley A. Swisher, Sanford; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Brisson Funeral Home, Sanford.

DONALD S. HORNER, 46, 2500 Pineway Drive, Orlando, died Sunday, Sept. 26, of acute respiratory failure. Mr. Horner was an auto mechanic. Born in Toledo, Ohio, he moved to Central Florida in 1989. He was Baptist. He was a Marine Corps veteran. Survivors: stepdaughter, Cathy Grimes, Carolina; sisters, Jewell Conley, Clarksville, Tenn., Nora Russell, Eden, Ohio, Cheryl Peters, Middletown, Ohio; brother, Larry Napier, Orlando. Postell's Mortuary-Pine Hills Chapel, Orlando.

RALPH J. JOHNSON, 66, Beckwith Street, Deltona, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mr. Johnson was an independent car dealer. Born in Corbin, Ky., he moved to Central Florida in 1987. He was a Mason. Survivors: wife, Verna; sons, Tony, Lake Helen, Scott, Deltona, Rick Kolentius, Sanford; brother, Clinon, Burning Springs, Ky.; three grandchildren. Lankford Funeral Home, DeLand.

DR. CHARLES W. JOINER, 65, 319 Calcutta Ave. NW, Palm Bay, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Dr. Joiner was a veterinarian and former owner/operator of Animal Medical Clinic, Melbourne. Born in Fort Lauderdale, he moved to Central Florida in 1966. He was past president, secretary and treasurer of Brevard County Veterinary Medical Association, former member of Florida Veterinary Medical Association and a member of Melbourne Hunting & Fishing Club. He was a member of Palm Bay Christian Church. Survivors: wife, Lou; son, Dr. Stephen, Palm Bay; daughters, Patricia Lissolo, Fort Lauderdale, Carolyn Kirby, Palm Bay; 11 grandchildren. Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

MILFORD "MICKEY" JOSEPH SMITH, 61, South Old Wire Road, Wildwood, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mr. Smith was retired from CSX Railroad. Born in Myrtle Beach, S.C., he moved to Central Florida in 1940. He was Protestant. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors: sisters, Dorene Reno, Wildwood, Tammy Wright, Myrtle Beach; brothers, Larry, Wildwood, Roy, Orlando. Banks-Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

ZENAS W. KELLEY, 77, Mellonville Avenue, Sanford, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Kelley was a truck driver for Edgecomb Steel. Born in Hyannis, Mass., he moved to Central Florida in 1987. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Survivors: daughters, Marsha Donaldson, Lake Mary, Mary I. Batterson, Lincoln, Neb., Lee, Orlando; sons, Zenas M., York, Pa., Patrick L., Seattle; sisters, Rita, Centerville, Mass., Edith Babcock, Topeka, Ill.; brother, Walter, Racine, Wash.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Gramkow Funeral Home, Sanford.

CAROLYN J. KENT, 56, Montana Avenue, St. Cloud, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mrs. Kent was a food server at Fat Boys Bar B-Q Restaurant and the Wyndham. Born in Covington, Ky., she moved to Central Florida in 1978. She was a member of St. Luke's and St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Survivors: husband, Charles E.; sons, Al F. Thornton, Norfolk, Va., Gary Lee Thornton, St. Cloud; daughter, Barbara Ann Gendusa, St. Cloud; sisters, Barbara Cantrell, Miami, Roberta Thornton, Kissimmee; six grandchildren. Conrad and Thompson Funeral Home, Kissimmee.

BETTY Z. KOOREY, 76, Kewannee Trail, Maitland, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mrs. Koorey was a homemaker. Born in Williamsport, Pa., she moved to Central Florida in 1964. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: sons, Alfred Jr., Coronado, Calif., James, Lompoc, Calif., Peter, Charleston, S.C.; daughters, Kathryn, Maitland, Stefani, Orlando; three grandchildren. Beacon's National Cremation Society, Winter Park Chapter.

JOHN FREDERICK KOPPLIN, 54, Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mr. Kopplin was a manager with Raytheon Systems Co. He was a member of Middletown Baptist Church. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors: wife, Pamela S.; son, Adam G., Newport, R.I.; daughters, Bethany Kopplin-Gilpin, Courtney S., both of Newport; brother, Richard C. Herig, Lake Placid, N.Y.; sister, Susan C. Miller, Shawnee Mission, Kan. Memorial Funeral Home, Newport.

TOMMIE LOGAN, 66, Church Street, Orlando, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Logan was owner/operator of Logan Surveying. Born in Montgomery, Ala., he moved to Central Florida in 1953. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Survivors: daughter, Cheri, Massachusetts; sisters, Chi Chi Andrews, Marguerite Sanders, both of Huntsville, Ala. Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, Orlando.

EDWARD J. MAHER, 79, North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Maher was retired from Commodore Foods. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Marjorie E.; sons, Edward J., Gilmanton Iron Works, N.H., Richard G., Bow, N.H., Frederick H., Bristol, N.H.; daughters, Marjorie H. Kulash, Washington, D.C., Eleanor M. Noordsy, Moultonboro, N.H., Kathleen M. Ericson, Barbara E.M. Sheehan, both of Reading, Mass.; sister, Charlotte A., Cocoa Beach; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Douglass Funeral Home, Reading.

CARL J. MAIER, 74, Adelaide Street, DeBary, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mr. Maier was a beer distributor. Born in Altoona, Pa., he moved to Central Florida in 1975. He was a member of Orlando Racing Pigeon Combine. He was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Victoria S.; daughter, Tammra A. Rains, Deltona; brothers, Michael, Edward, both of Altoona; one grandson. Baldwin-Fairchild Goldenrod-Winter Park Chapel.

DANA C. MIKENAS, 38, Orange Street, DeLand, died Friday, Sept. 24. Mr. Mikenas worked at Expert Bedding, Orange City. Born in Elgin, Ill., he moved to Central Florida in 1989. He was a member of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Deltona. Survivors: wife, Janice; father, Leno, Illinois; brothers, Chris, Deltona, Leno, Tampa, Timothy, Osceola, Ind.; sister, Terry Chytrowsky, Neighborville, Ill. Carpenter-Curry Funeral Home, DeLand.

HEINRICH "HENRY" GEORGE MILLER, 89, North Halifax Avenue, Daytona Beach, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mr. Miller was a retired accounting supervisor for the New York City Building Department. Born in New York City, he moved to Central Florida in 1974. He was a member of the Metropolitan Opera Guild. Baggett and Summers Funeral Home, Daytona Beach.

ETTA MARIE MORTON, 66, Carrabelle, died Friday, Sept. 24. Mrs. Horton worked for Flower Patch Florist. She was born in Apex, N.C. She was Baptist. Survivors: son, Albert, Orlando; daughters, Cindy Hedden, Longwood, Scottie Lee, California; brother, Allen L. Lawrence, Apex; six grandchildren. Kelley Funeral Home, Apalachicola.

LOUISE SANDERS NEILL, 78, 220 Cinnamon Lake Circle, Melbourne, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Neill was a former seamstress. Born in Hartwell, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1986. She was Baptist. Survivor: husband, Lamar. Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

ALICE VIHLEN NORDGREN, 88, Palm Drive, Sanford, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Nordgren was a secretary for a building-supply company. Born in Sanford, she was a lifelong resident. She was a member of Grace Fellowship Congregation, Sanford. Survivors: husband, Gustaf O.; sons, Gustaf O. Jr., Stuart, Leonard, Green Cove Springs, Alan, Trussville, Ala.; brother, Sidney Vihlen, Sanford; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild-Oaklawn Park Chapel, Lake Mary.

MARY V. PETERSEN, 80, Audubon Place, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 23. Mrs. Petersen was a homemaker. Born in Gainesville, she moved to Central Florida in 1923. She was a member of Gardenmakers, Circle of the Orlando Garden Club, Go-Go Lunch Club, Young Women's Community Club and Rotary Ann Club of Orlando. Survivors: husband, Clarence A.; son, Don, Orlando; daughter, Carol Fosgate, orlando; sister, Diana Vergowe, Orlando; three grandchildren. Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, Orlando.

WAYNE ROGERS, 51, 2414 Bedford Road, Orlando, died Friday, Sept. 24, of respiratory failure. Mr. Rogers was a day laborer. Born in New York City, he moved to Central Florida in 1992. He was Presbyterian. Postell's Mortuary-Pine Hills Chapel, Orlando.

PROVIDENCIA ROSADO, 77, Texas Avenue, Orlando, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Rosado was a social worker. Born in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, she moved to Central Florida in 1976. She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Survivors: sisters, Zoila J. DeLeon, Orlando, Dominda Leo, Carolina, Puerto Rico. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Homes-Pine Castle Chapel, Orlando.

CARRIE A. SIMPSON, 5, North Clark Avenue, DeLand, died Friday, Sept. 24. Carrie was a student at Woodward Elementary School. She was born in DeLand. She was Protestant. Survivors: father, David, DeLand; mother, Brenda, Orange City; brothers, Joseph, Christopher, Jassion, all of DeLand; grandmother, Debra Drew, Umatilla; great-grandparents, Jennie and David, Willie and Charlene Wilson, all of Umatilla. Altman-Long Funeral Homes, DeBary.

GEORGE E. SMITH, 59, Kittles Street, Mims, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Smith was an electrician for the state Department of Transportation. Born in Haskell, N.J., he moved to Central Florida in 1958. Survivors: sisters, Georgina Muller, Mims, Alice Gard, Grenada, Miss., Ruth Nyul, Titusville; brother, Harold, Titusville. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

BOB SWEET, 81, Turnbull Road, Mims, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mr. Sweet was a missile mechanic for General Dynamics. Born in Oaks, N.D., he moved to Central Florida in 1957. He was a member of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Lodge 610. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Mims. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: daughter, Martha Ransom, Mims; sons, Robert, Arlington, Wash., Charles, Scott, both of Charlotte, N.C., Woodrow, Cape Canaveral, Robin, Mims, Bob, Atlanta; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

NORMA J. THOMSON, 62, Bridge Court, Kissimmee, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Thomson was a homemaker. Born in Morrisdale, Pa., she moved to Central Florida in 1987. Survivors: husband, John; son, Robert Dillon Jr., Pennsylvania; daughters, Sharon Hallman, Tricia Coudriet, both of Pennsylvania; sister, Patricia Poole, Kissimmee; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Central Florida 495 Direct Cremation Service, Orlando.

ELSIE M. WATSON, 83, South 10th Street, Oquawka, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 24. Mrs. Watson was a homemaker. Born in North Pitcher, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1974. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, DeLand. Survivors: stepdaughters, Alice Pieper, Oquawka, Marlene Smith, Toledo, Ohio; stepsons, Charles, Whitehouse, Ohio, Marvin, Fort Lauderdale; 17 stepgrandchildren. Lankford Funeral Home, DeLand.

JAMES HAROLD WATSON, 67, 833 Crestwood Ave., Titusville, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mr. Watson was a system test manager for United Space Alliance. Born in Malta, Mont., he moved to Central Florida in 1976. He was a member of the Republican Party and the Christian Coalition. He attended First Christian Church, Titusville. He was an Air Force veteran. Survivors: wife, Reva J.; sons, James H. II, Nashville, Tenn., Carl D., Titusville; daughter, Kristin, Titusville; sister, Peggy, Seattle; four grandchildren. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

NAOMI D. WINBUSH, 67, Grandview Boulevard, Kissimmee, died Sunday, Sept. 26 of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Mrs. Winbush was a retired educator of public schools. Born in Drew, Miss., she moved to Central Florida in 1955. She was a member of Kissimmee Church of Christ. She was the first woman and black elected to the Kissimmee City Council, in 1981. Survivors: husband, Nelson W.; son, N. Wyman II, Jacksonville; daughter, Audrea Lott, Jacksonville; sisters, Edna Scott, Drew, Icy M. Greene, Nashville, Tenn., Juanita Cade, Lansing, Mich., Elmira Johnson, Nashville, Fredie G. Simmons, South Holland, Ill.; five grandchildren. Conrad and Thompson Funeral Home, Kissimmee.

TIMOTHY WEMER, 27, 810 Ravens Circle, Altamonte Springs, died Tuesday, Sept. 21. Mr. Wemer was a manager for Structure Clothing Store. Survivors: mother, Bobbie Grein, Cincinnati; stepfather, Michael Grein, Cincinnati; father, Hugh, Lancaster, Ohio; grandfather, Richard Conley, Zephyrhills. Sheridan Funeral Home, Lancaster.

HARRY CLAYTON WINSHIP, 79, Bellwood Circle, Apopka, died Friday, Sept. 24, of cancer. Mr. Winship was a machinist for American Can. Born in Royal Oak, Mich., he moved to Central Florida in 1951. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Apopka. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Inez; sons, John, Jerry, both of Apopka; daughters, Janet P. Wilson, Lakeland, Joanne Stanley, Ocala; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Apopka.

FREDERICK T. WINSLOW, 59, Windsor Avenue, Longwood, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Winslow was an independent insurance agent. Born in Fall River, Mass., he moved to Central Florida in 1955. He was Baptist. Survivors: wife, Donna J.; mother, Mildred, Marysville, Ohio; son, David F., Melbourne; daughter, Cynthia J. Granquist, Lake Mary; sisters, Joan Buhrendorf, Rhode Island, Lois Welch, Ohio; two grandchildren. Carey Hand Garden Chapel Home for Funerals, Orlando.

DALE YORK JR., 72, Notre Dame Drive, Altamonte Springs, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mr. York was a machinist. Born in Clay County, Ky., he moved to Central Florida in 1959. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: son, Paul, Clewiston; daughter, Debbie Blair, Altamonte Springs; sisters, Maureen Davis, Michigan, Jenny Hammons, Tennessee, Ivory Kinder, Sun City; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home Semoran-Forest City Chapel.


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