Miscellaneous Central Florida Obituaries - 1999

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VIRGINIA MARGARET ABELES, 77, Columba Road, DeBary, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mr. Abeles was a school secretary for Huntington N.Y., school system. Born in Long Island, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1980. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church. Survivors: sons, Jon C., Cincinnati, Clifford T., Kenneth A., both of DeBary; sisters, Theresa Quinn, Orange City, Barbara Eberst, Long Island; seven grandchildren. Baldauff Family Funeral Home, Orange City.

JOYCE WOODBERRY BEVERLY, 48, Malean Drive, Apopka, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mrs. Beverly was a child-care giver. She was born in Eustis. Survivors: husband, Willie, Rockledge; son, Jason, Orlando; daughter, Mia, Apopka; brothers, David Woods, Ft. Lauderdale, Leroy Woods, Los Angeles; sisters, Wilmateen Chandler, Orlando, Kirteen Woods, Jacqueline Shaw, both of Stanford, Conn., Joanna Easley, Atlanta, Quilla Adams, Clearwater, Jennifer Harrison, Stanford; two grandchildren. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.

EVELYN MEDLOCK BROWN, 73, Cypress Street, Orlando, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mrs. Brown was a homemaker. Born in Live Oak, she moved to Central Florida in 1944. She was a member of Zion Temple. Survivors: sons, James, Charles, Anthony, Glenn, all of Orlando; daughter, Juanita Davis, Orlando; brother, Fred Medlock, Philadelphia; sisters, Willie M. Medlock, Dorothy Nichols, Bertha Alexander, Gloria Medlock, all of Orlando, Leria Scott, Willingboro, N.J., Mamie R. Price, Eatonville, Edna Boyer, Manhattan, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.

BARBARA J. BULLOCK, 62, Lancers Drive, Winter Springs, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Bullock was a homemaker. Born in Niagara Falls, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1971. She was a member of Church of the Annunciation. Survivors: husband, James R.; sons, Michael J., Broomfield, Colo., Kevin J., Daytona; daughter, Katharine A. Smith, Winter Springs; John Peunic, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; three grandchildren. Banfield Funeral Home, Winter Springs.

LUCILE I. BURKE, 86, 401 Kissimmee Park Road, St. Cloud, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Burke was a homemaker. Born in Racine, Ohio, she moved to Central Florida in 1991. She was a member of Calvary Assembly of God, Kissimmee. Survivors: sons, Roger E., Murfreesboro, N.C., Howard, Sandpoint, Idaho, Leon, Kissimmee; brothers, Charles Hoback, Syracuse, Ohio, William, Hoback, Racine; sister, Audrey Boichyn, Detroit; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home, Kissimmee.

ELSIE MAE BURMEISTER, 70, 47642 Rabbit Road, Altoona, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Burmeister was a homemaker. Born in Sparta, Mich., she moved to Central Florida in 1993. She was a member of Hart-Shelby Chapter 60 and Order of the Eastern Star. She was Congregational. Survivors: husband, John C.; sons, Robert J. Brookhouse, Winter Park, Ted Brookhouse, Shelby, Mich.; daughters, Sidney K. Baker, Winter Park, Jodeen Munoz, Shelby; stepson, John C., Dalton Township, Mich.; stepdaughters, Karen, Dalton Township, Janet Atwood, North Muskegon, Mich.; brother, William Parker, Onsted, Mich.; sister, Ruth Fish, Pentwater, Mich.; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.

TRUMAN W. CHAPMAN, 75, Mercy Drive, Orlando, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Chapman was a retired civil service storekeeper. Born in Bowling Green, he moved to Central Florida in 1970. He was Roman Catholic. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors: son, Ralph W., Orlando; daughters, Faith G. Bell, Hope M. Acord, both of Orlando; brothers, Roy, Bartow, Randall, Wauchula; sisters, Helen Underwood, Virginia Lawson, both of Lake Wales; one grandson. Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, Orlando.

DEBORAH ANN COMELLA, 45, 154 Orchid Lane, Port Orange, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Comella was a homemaker. Born in Canada, she moved to Central Florida in 1995. Survivors: parents, Jack and Deborah Greenhill, Port Orange; son, Matthew, Port Orange; daughter, Jacqueline, Buffalo, N.Y.; brother, John L. Greenhill, Scotland; sister, Jennifer L. Greenhill-Taylor, Orlando. Cardwell Funeral Home, Port Orange.

MALISSA LOUISE CONYERS, 91, 1411 Locust Ave., Sanford, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Conyers was a homemaker. She was born in Sumter, S.C. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses. Survivor: nephew, Walter Ware, Sanford. Wilson-Eichelberger Mortuary, Sanford.

HARRIET E. COYNE, 89, 615 E. New Haven Ave., Melbourne, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Coyne was a homemaker. Born in McKeesport, Pa., she moved to Central Florida in 1970. She was Roman Catholic. Survivor: stepbrother, Henry C. Holland Jr., Clairton, Pa. Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

FAYE ELAINE CROSBY, 37, 2045 W. Long St., Orlando, died Monday, Sept. 27, of an apparent homicide. Ms. Crosby worked in food service. Born in Orlando, she was a lifelong resident. She was a member of Greater Central Church of God. Survivors: son, Ronald Parker Jr., Orlando; mother, Daisy, Orlando; brothers, Jerome Darby, George Jr., Clarence, Anthony, all of Orlando; sisters, Olivia Young, Myra Mack, Kim Williams, all of Orlando. Postell's Mortuary-Pine Hills Chapel, Orlando.

CHARLIE I. DEAN, 91, Needle Palm Drive, Edgewater, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mr. Dean was a retired owner of a paint and body shop. Born in Climax, Ga., he moved to Central Florida from Quincy in 1919. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors: wife, Dorothy; daughter, Pat Smith, Seabrook, S.C.; sister, Zera Nash, Winter Garden; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Allen J. Harden Funeral Home, Mount Dora.

DELBERT J. "DEL" FADDIS, 60, Milta Lane, Kissimmee, died Tuesday,Sept. 28, from a heart attack. Mr. Faddis was a revenue specialist for Osceola County government. Born in Ashland, Ohio, he moved to Central Florida in 1981. He was a Baptist. He was a Master Mason and a member of the King Salomon Masonic Lodge 56, Elyria, Ohio and a Grand Patron of the Eastern Star, Elyria, Ohio. He was a former police chief of La Grange, Ohio. Survivors: wife, Carol, Kissimmee; daughters, Heather, St. Cloud, Kelli, Tracy, both of Ashland; sons, John, Elyria, Ohio, Keith, Orlando, Brian, St. Cloud; mother, Donna Holeda, Ashland; brothers, Timothy Holeda, Columbus, Ohio, Paul Holeda, Shelby, Ohio; 12 grandchildren. Conrad and Thompson Funeral Home, Kissimmee.

GREGORY LOREN FAVER, 15, 1767 Ponderosa Lane, Titusville, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Gregory was a student. Born in Ravenna, Ohio, he moved to Central Florida in 1988. He was a member of Astronaut High School Spanish Club and Titusville Soccer League. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Titusville. Survivors: parents, John G. and Gail L.; sisters, Korin Callahan, Key West, Abigail, Titusville; brother, Jonathan J., Titusville; paternal grandparents, James and Junie, Titusville; maternal grandmother, Mary L. McGregor, Windham, Ohio. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

LUDWIK F. GRAMZA, 94, Van Ness Street, Orlando, died Saturday, Sept. 25. 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.

MARGARET "COOKIE" GRAY, 43, Rosegay Court, Orlando, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, of meningitis. Mrs. Gray was a presser. Born in Chicago, she moved to Central Florida in 1973. She was a member of Greater Rock Ministries. Survivors: mother, Leola East, Orlando; father, Carver T. Jessie, Orlando; husband, Ronnie, Orlando; daughters, Demisa East, Iya Felder, both of Orlando; son, Sirrico Lewis, Orlando; brothers, Mike Anthony, Gerard East, both of Orlando; sisters, Connie Gatlin, Latonya East, Frankie East, Kecia East, Iya Smith, Ikiea East, all of Orlando; five grandchildren. Brinson's Funeral Home, Orlando.

RUTH C. HENSLER, 82, Shades Crest Lane, Sanford, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Hensler was a doctor's assistant. Born in Connecticut, she moved to Central Florida in 1990. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star and Ladies of the Nile. Survivors: husband, Richard; sons, Jack R., Buffalo, N.Y., Carl H., Canada; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild-Oaklawn Park Chapel, Lake Mary.

MARGARET G. HOLLOWAY, 89, Park Avenue, Winter Garden, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Holloway was a homemaker. Born in Pittsburgh, she moved to Central Florida in 1975. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: sons, James H. Kinest, West Mifflin, Pa., John F. Kinest, Columbia, Calif.; daughter, Elizabeth Arnold, Winter Garden; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Beacon's National Cremation Society-Winter Park Chapter.

WILLIE JACKSON, 87, Cypress Street, Orlando, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mr. Jackson worked in janitorial. He was born in Fort Lauderdale. He was a member of Taft Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors: daughters, Delphine Smith, Orlando, Nicey J. Rahming, Miami, Geraldine Haste, Fort Lauderdale; brother, Leroy Jackson, Fort Lauderdale; sisters, Bessie L. Bellamy, Lele M. Rutledge, Katie Drayton, all of Fort Lauderdale; nine grandchildren. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.

MILDRED I. JOHNSON, 82, Tamarind Drive, Edgewater, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Johnson was a retired certified public accountant. Born in Kansas City, Kan., she moved to Central Florida in 1994. Survivor: son, Alfred B. III, Aurora, Colo. Settle-Wilder Funeral Home, Edgewater.

ANNA REBECCA ZIRKLE KANAVEL, 60, Bethel Springs, Tenn., died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Kanavel was a bookkeeper for Executive Air, Orlando. She was a member of Maggie Jones United Methodist Church. Survivors: husband, Charles J.; daughters, Anita McCaskill, Osteen, Monica Allen, Elizabeth Ball, both of Sanford; son, Charles G., Corona, Calif.; sisters, Joyce Zirkle, New Market, Va., Mona Ousley, Miami; seven grandchildren. Shackleford Funeral Home, Selmer, Tenn.



WILLIAM W. KLINGSHIRN, 66, Bridgestone Drive, Orlando, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Klingshirn was a builder and real estate agent. Born in Lorain, Ohio, he moved to Central Florida in 1994. He was a member of Goldenrod Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: wife, Glenda; sons, Michael, Conyers, Ga., Steve Johnson, Orlando; daughters, Sharon Rieves, St. Louis, Crystal Kauffman, Boca Raton; three grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

EZEKIEL LEAVELL, 83, Gay Nell Court, Orlando, died Saturday, Sept. 25. Mr. Leavell worked in building maintenance. Born in Fayette County, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1971. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Ala. Survivors: son, Ezekiel Jr., Nashville, Tenn.; brothers, David, Jacksonville, Elijah, Gadsden, Ala., Emanuel, Walter, James, all of Cleveland; sisters, Emel Canty, Seclonia Morris, both of Jacksonville, Opal Harris, Hayden, Ala., Doris Jenkins, Cleveland; three grandchildren. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.

JULIA E. LILLY, 70, North High Street, DeLand, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Lilly was a retired title researcher for Surety Building and Loan Co. Born in Astatula, she moved to Central Florida in 1950. Survivors: husband, Harold; sisters, Ida E. Reichenbach, DeLand, Lena E. Foley, Chicago. Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, DeLand.

JOHN A. LOMBARDO, 54, Conroy Road, Orlando, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Lombardo was born in Augusta, Ga. He moved to Central Florida in 1995. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. He was a member of Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, Orlando. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors: wife, Judith; son, John A. III; brother, Michael; parents, Margaret and John Sr. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

BONNIE ANN MCCARTHY, 34, Cornwall Road, Winter Park, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. McCarthy was a clerk in the food industry. Born in Pittsburgh, she moved to Central Florida in 1984. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Survivors: son, Kenneth A., Winter Park; daughters, Kelly A., Caitlin M., both of Winter Park; mother, Jean Condrey, Orlando; father, Mark L. Gailbraith Sr., Oakdale, Pa.; sisters, Debbie Wenger, Coral Springs, Gina Wikwund, Carrollton, Texas, Angie Sokolowsky, Orlando; brother, Mark L. Gailbraith Jr., Oakdale; companion, Steve, Winter Park. Baldwin-Fairchild Goldenrod-Winter Park Chapel.

MATILDE MELENDEZ, 95, Ravinnia Drive, Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Melendez was a homemaker. Born in Naguabo, Puerto Rico, she moved to Central Florida in 1974. She was a member Obreros de Paz Pentecostal Church. Survivors: daughters, Aida Garcia, Zoraida Ruiz, both of Orlando, Iris M., Puerto Rico, Matilde Mercado, Texas; Lorenzo, Domingo, both of Orlando; 36 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren. nine great-great-grandchildren. Funeraria Buxeda, Orlando.

SARA JANE MAYERLE, 67, 2518 Reed Ave., Melbourne, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Mayerle was a registered nurse. Born in Washington D.C., she moved to Central Florida in 1986. She was a member of Centereach Volunteer Fire Dept. ambulance squad. She was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church, Indialantic. Survivors: son, Lee Harris, Northwood, N.H.; daughters, Susan Carlin, Fort Lauderdale, Ellen Hale, Portsmouth, N.H., Karen Buser, Melbourne; stepdaughters, Patty Meinhold, North Babylon, N.Y., Susan Upton, Pearl River, N.Y., Dawn, Melbourne; sisters, Lillian Frye, Chesapeake Beach, Md., Dona Erb, Port Charlotte, Pauline Burkart, Las Vegas; nine grandchildren. Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

ETHEL 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.

MARIE C. PUMA, 90, Bishop Manor, Orlando, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Puma was a dressmaker. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1979. She was a member of Orlando Senior Center. She was a member of St. Andrews Catholic Church. Survivors: sisters, Petrina Morano, Altamonte Springs, Geri Italiano, Setauket, N.Y.; brother, Michael Calderaro, Arapahoe, N.C. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Altamonte Springs.

BRENDA MAE SCHOOLEY, 44, Lisa Lane, Apopka, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Schooley was a fulfillment clerk in the food industry. Born in Winter Garden, she was a lifelong resident of Central Florida. She was a member of United Pentecostal Church of Apopka. Survivors: husband, Rusty; grandmother, Dollie Mae Blanco, Apopka; mother, Betty, Apopka; father, Gene, Apopka; daughter, Lynn Dauphin, Orlando; brothers, Jerry, Apopka, Jeff, Sorrento, Benny, Buck, both of North Carolina; sister, Debbie Waters, Apopka; one grandchild. Loomis Funeral Home, Apopka.

DONNELL K. SCHWEITZER SR., 63, 3958 Clubside Way, Melbourne, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Schweitzer was a retired fireman for the Washington D.C. Fire Dept. Born in Washington D.C., he moved to Central Florida in 1991. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Melbourne. Survivors: wife, Nancy L.; daughters, Linda Mann, Elkridge, Md., Carol L. Wells, Denton, Md.; sons, Donnell K. Jr., Salisbury, Md., Paul G., Pasadena, Md., Kenneth A., Lanham, Md.; brother, Britt, Morgan Hill, Calif.; sister, June Schaffer, West Melbourne; eight grandchildren. Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

FRANCES M. SMITH, 73, Waverly Circle, Daytona Beach, died Friday, Sept. 24. Mrs. Smith was former owner of Jack and Jill Clothing Shop. Born in St. Augustine, she moved to Central Florida in 1953. She was a member of Christian Women's Club, Palmetto Juniors Club and Old Timers Luncheon Girls. She was a member of Highlands Presbyterian Church, Daytona Beach. Survivors: husband, Russell; son, Stephen, Palm Coast; daughter, Holly E., Daytona Beach; brothers, John McGehee, Port Charlotte, J.B. McGehee, New Smyrna Beach; sisters, Mildred Cates, Falls Church, Va., Elizabeth Cowen, Pompano Beach; one granddaughter. Settle-Wilder Funeral Home, New Smyrna Beach.

EDNA J. TINDALL, 80, 59 Fairway Drive, DeBary, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Tindall was a retired secretary. Born in Spartenburg, S.C., she moved to Central Florida in 1993. Survivors: husband, Thomas E.; son, Sydney E., Chattanooga, Tenn.; daughter, Cathy T. Davis, Lake Mary. Deltona Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, Orange City.

GUST UNRUH, 87, Jerstad Way, Kissimmee, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Born in Goodrich, N.D., he moved to Central Florida in 1986. He was a grain elevator owner and manager. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Kissimmee. He was a member of the Lions, the Soil Conservation Commission and the Bowdon School Board, N.D. Survivors: wife, Tillie, Kissimmee; sons, Donald G., Kissimmee, James A., Paradise Valley, Ariz.; brother, Jake, Jamestown, N.D.; sisters, Katie Heizelmann, Velva, N.D., Marie Furham, Robinson, N.D., Blondina Porter, Concord, Calif., Leona Renfree, Sacramento, Calif., Ida Griffith, Largo; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Grissom Funeral Home and Crematory, Kissimmee.

GEORGE CARL WALKER, 82, Westmoreland Drive, Orlando, died Thursday, Sept. 23, of congestive heart failure. Mr. Walker was an agricultural worker. He was born in Dooley County, Ga. He was Baptist. Survivors: nephews, Eddie Whitted, Orlando, Sammy Turner, Atlanta, Jimmy Cantrell, Orlando; niece, Helen Johnson, New York. Mitchell's Funeral Home, Orlando.

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; brother, Charles, Lancaster; grandfather, Richard Conley, Zephyrhills. Sheridan Funeral Home, Lancaster.

FREDERIC M. WINCHELL, 78, 700 Olive Ave., Fruitland Park, died Sunday, Sept. 26. Mr. Winchell was a retired supervisor for a thermometer manufacturing company. Born in Cortland, N.Y., he moved to Central Florida in 1962. He was a member of Fruitland Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witness. Survivors: sons, Joel F., Fruitland Park, Phillip A., Okahumpka; daughters, Deborah N. Erb, Wildwood, Rebecca L. Miller, Fruitland Park; sisters, Beverly Pajari, Port Orange, Sylvia Burnup, DeLand; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.

BERNICE R. WRIGHT, 77, 215 Michigan Ave., Indialantic, died Monday, Sept. 27. Mrs. Wright was a retired secretary for the New Hampshire Humane Society. Born in Salem, Mass., she moved to Central Florida in 1996. She was a member of S.O.S. Club. She was a member of Old North Church, Marblehead, Mass. Survivors: daughters, Sherry A., Meredith, N.H., Dale W. McMahan, Indialantic; two grandchildren. Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

PEARL M. ALLEN, 85, Yucatan Drive, Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Allen was a homemaker. She was born in Florida. She attended Christmas Church of God. Survivors: son, Ronald W. Mock, Orlando; brothers, M.D. Long, Bud Long, both of Chiefland; sisters, Millie, Bessie Rowell, both of Florida; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Goldenrod-Winter Park Chapel.

EMMA MARIE BASILE, 88, North Evans Circle, Deltona, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Basile was the owner of a telephone answering service, Caldwell, N.J. Born in Newark, N.J., she moved to Central Florida in 1987. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: daughters, Ida Corneiro, Deltona, Louise Finnerty, Florida; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. Baldauff Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Orange City.

MAE B. BOVINE, 89, Tangerine Way, Winter Park, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, of Alzheimer's disease. Mrs. Bovine was a seamstress. She was born in Bollinger County, Mo. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Winter Park. Survivors: daughters, Loretta Howell, Ruby Meeks, both of Winter Park; sister, Mary Hafner, Farmington, Mo.; brothers, John Crites, Savannah, Tenn., Monroe Crites, Columbia, Mo.; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Baldwin-Fairchild Goldenrod-Winter Park Chapel.

ELLEN A. BROADHEAD, 61, 1961 Live Oak Street NE, Palm Bay, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Broadhead was a retired cook. Born in Valhalla, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1969. She was a member of Bethel Assembly of God. Survivors: son, George, Palm Bay; sisters, Laura Hoose, New York, Barbara Touchstone, Florida, Carol Cosgrove, Springfield, Mo., Joyce McCarty, Rensselaer, N.Y. Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

LEO CUCCIA, 65, Hidden Lane, Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, of cancer. Mr. Cuccia worked for a landfill. Born in Sicily, he moved to Central Florida in 1989. He was a member of Moose Lodge of Kissimmee and Greater Orlando Bowling Association. He was Roman Catholic. Survivors: wife, Alicia; daughters, JoAnn, Donna, Denise, Joanie, all of New York, Regina, Tina, both of Orlando; sisters, Jean D'Abrmo, New York, Pat D'Abrmo, Las Vegas; mother, Josephine, Orlando; six grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Homes-Pine Castle Chapel.

CHARLES L. CUMPSTON, 94, Northlake Drive, Orange City, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Cumpston was a retired civil service livestock inspector. Born in Winterset, Iowa, he moved to Central Florida in 1979. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, DeBary. He was a member of F & AM, Redfield, Iowa. Survivors: wife, Muriel; daughters, Geneil Elaine Mestad, Waterloo, Iowa, Kay Eloise Bruning, Orlando; sons, Dale, Lawrence, Kan., Duane, Fort Myers, Lou, Arlington, Va., Darrell, Bolivar, Mo.; sister, Margaret Hansen, El Canyon, Calif.; 18 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren. Lankford Orange City Chapel.

DOROTHY B. EDWARDS, 79, Ivy Mist Lane, Davenport, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Edwards was a former inspector for RCA and Mattel Toys. Born in Scranton, Pa., she moved to Central Florida in 1982. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post 2636. She was Protestant. Survivors: sons, Walter, Sorrento, Robert, Ithaca, N.Y., Alan, Iselin, N.J., Charles, Syracuse, N.Y.; daughters, Barbara Clementi, Plainsboro, N.J., Nancy Bentley, Sanford, Charlotte Micco, Kissimmee, Dorothy Vargas, Davenport; sisters, Joan Miller, Audrey Robinson, both of Pennsylvania; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Carey Hand Garden Chapel Home for Funerals, Orlando.

OLGA P. FARRELL, 78, South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Farrell was a homemaker. Born in New York City, she moved to Central Florida in 1991. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Babylon, N.Y. Survivors: husband, Edward E.; son, Peter, Jamesport, N.Y.; daughters, Robin Horsley, Bellport, N.Y., Adrienne Tesoro, Babylon; six grandchildren. Haigh-Black Funeral Home, Daytona Beach.

JAMES FITZPATRICK, 82, Rancho Drive, Kissimmee, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mr. Fitzpatrick was conductor for the Conrail railroad for 38 years. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., he moved to Central Florida in 1982. He was a member of the Utu Association. He was Protestant. Survivors: wife, Betty; daughters, Sally Nelipowitz, Syracuse, N.Y., Carolee Martin, Dunedin; stepson, Joseph Yurack, Parishville, N.Y.; stepdaughters, Jeanne Rose, West Chester, Pa., Pauline Brothers, Rome, N.Y., Joan Perrigo, Longs, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren. Grissom Funeral Home and Crematory, Kissimmee.

JEANETTE GOODWIN, 99, Enterprise Road, DeBary, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Ms. Goodwin was a retired operator for Bell Atlantic Telephone Co. Born in Newark, N.J., she moved to Central Florida in 1960. She was a member of the Congregational Church of Orange City. She was a charter member of West Volusia Hospital Pink Lady Auxiliary, charter life member of the St. Johns River Telephone Pioneers of America and a Red Cross volunteer. Survivor: sister, Eleanor, Cassadaga. Baldauff Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Orange City.

HOWARD E. HALL, 82, Oak Alley, Leesburg, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mr. Hall was a salesman in the food industry. Born in Flushing, Mich., he moved to Central Florida in 1979. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Leesburg. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: wife, Kathryn; sons, Richard, Darwin, both of Leesburg; brother, Francis Hall, Owosso, Mich.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild-Oaklawn Park Chapel, Lake Mary.

ELMER LAMAR HELMS, 74, 1744 Hilton Head Blvd., Lady Lake, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mr. Helms was a retired owner and operator of a plaster and stucco building contractor business. Born in Center Hill, he moved to Lady Lake from Winter Park in 1987. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Longwood. He was a member of the Ocala Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Winter Park American Legion. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Jane A.; sons, Brent L., Citrus Hills, Brian D., Leesburg, Thomas C. Frisbie, Winter Garden, Kenneth E. Frisbie, Altamonte Springs; daughter, Cynthia J. Kirk, Satellite Beach; brothers, Delton E., Lamar E., both of Longwood, Harold C., Casselberry; sister, Doris V. Scott, Spring Hill; eight grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Lady Lake.

EVONE HOSEA, 68, 8721 Guava St., Yalaha, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mr. Hosea was a retired fernery worker. He was a lifelong resident of Yalaha. He was Pentecostal. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: daughter, Brenda, Fort Myers; brothers, Randy, Willie, both of Yalaha; sisters, Beatrice Keys, Olivia Coffey, both of Yalaha, Dorothy Graham, Annie Mae Peterkin, both of Leesburg. Michael A. Floyd Funeral Home, Clermont.

SANDRA MAE HUNTER, 56, 609 Shorewood Drive, Cape Canaveral, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Ms. Hunter was a military intelligence analyst for the Army. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1998. She was a member of Metastic Breast Cancer Group. She was a member of Church of Our Saviour. Survivors: daughters, Theresa, Cape Canaveral, Michelle, Hudson, Mass.; mother, Helen McCasland, Lakeland; brothers, John Hickein, Merritt Island, James Hickein, Atlanta. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, Cocoa Beach.

DORIS KNISLEY, 86, Douglasville, Ga., died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mrs. Knisley was a retired florist. Born in Flint, Mich., she moved to Central Florida in 1918. She was a member of Titusville Garden Club, DAR, American Bell Association and Southern Chimes. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Titusville. Survivor: sister, Genevieve E. Beck, Ormond Beach. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

VIOLA E. "BUTCH" KOTLARSKI, 91, Alveron Avenue, Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, of congestive heart failure. Mrs. Kotlarski was a braider-tender. Born in Pawtucket, R.I., she moved to Central Florida in 1995. She was a member of Golden Gems. She was a member of Parkway Baptist Church. Survivors: daughters, Shirley E. Engilis, Orlando, Claire A. Laramee, Sun City Center; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Goldenrod-Winter Park Chapel.

JOSEPH EARL LETT III, 67, Loon Court, Daytona Beach, died Tuesday, Sept. 28. Mr. Lett was the retired owner of General Sales and Associates, Washington, D.C. Born in Richmond, Va., he moved to Central Florida in 1989. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member and past president of the Pelican Bay Country Club, Daytona Beach. He was a member of the Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Port Orange. He was a member of the Volusia County Republican Executive Committee. Survivors: wife, Gay R.; son, Steven W., Laurel, Md.; daughters, Debra L. Deuton, Aylett, Va.; stepdaughters, Jill B. Ott, Nashville, Tenn., April B. Lupien, Hazelton, Pa.; six grandchildren. Baggett & Summers Funeral Home, Daytona Beach.

MYRTLE V. MADEY, 88, East Pershing Avenue, Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Madey was a secretary. Born in Naylor, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1931. She was a member of Downtown Baptist Church. Survivors: husband, Stanley F.; son, Walter R. Whitman, Orlando; brother, Randall Spell, Lakeland, Ga.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home-Ivanhoe Chapel, Orlando.

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.

THERESA C. PANDOLPH, 79, Fredrica Drive, Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Pandolph was a homemaker. Born in Middletown, Conn., she moved to Central Florida in 1954. She was a member of American Italian Social Club and the American Association of Retired Persons. She was a member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. Survivors: sons, Donald, Fort Pierce, George, Mount Dora; daughter, Sandra Manint, Sebring; brothers, Frank Carta, Joseph Carta, both of Middletown, Conn.; sister, Anna Bongiorno, Orlando; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home-Conway Chapel, Orlando.

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

GISELLA SANSON, 79, Obispo Avenue, Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Ms. Sanson was a chef. Born in Italy, she moved to Central Florida in 1978. She was Roman Catholic. Survivor: nephew, Luciano, Orlando. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home-Conway Chapel, Orlando.

TELESFORD SANTIAGO, 71, 2014 Fountain Blvd., Kissimmee, died Wednesday, Sep. 29. Mr. Santiago, was a retired truck driver. Born in Puerto Rico, he moved to Central Florida in 1991. He was a member of Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Kissimmee. Survivors: wife, Dora; sons, Ismael, Miami, Carlos, Toccoa, Ga.; daughter, Carmen Delgado, Orlando; brother, Carmelo, Kissimmee; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home, Kissimmee.

MARTINA TORRES, 81, 2701 Dristol Lane, Deltona, died Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Torres was a homemaker. Born in Las Piedeas, Puerto Rico, she moved to Central Florida in 1996. She was a member of Pentecostal Church of Orange City. Survivors: sons, Efrain Rodriguez, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Ismael Rodriguez, Torrington, Conn., Jose Rodriguez, Deltona; daughters, Aida Rodriguez, Deltona, Maria Rodriguez, Miriam Rodriguez, Evelyn Rodriguez, all of New Britain, Conn., Noemi Rodriguez, Bayamon; sister, Luz, Bayamon; 28 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Deltona Memorial Funeral Home, Orange City.

LUCILLE L. TUCKER, 85, Gayle Drive, DeLand, died Wednesday, Sept. 29. Mrs. Tucker was a homemaker. Born in Moultrie, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1943. She was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors: son, Daniel, DeLand; stepson, Ernest Peterson, DeLand; stepdaughter, Virginia Marsh, DeLand; brother, Dallas Tucker, DeLand; sister, Edith Deas, Berlin, Ga. Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, DeLand.


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