Miscellaneous Martin County, Florida Obituaries

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Henrietta Alysworth
PALM CITY - Henrietta ''Hank'' Aylsworth, 79, of Palm City died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, at her residence.
A native of Detroit, she lived in Palm City for 24 years. She moved here from Detroit.
She was active with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in Strongsville, Ohio.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Robert Alysworth of Palm City; two sons, Robert Aylsworth of Jacksonville and Craig Aylsworth of Canton, Mich.; three daughters, Kerry Levinston of Brisbane, Australia, Kathy Brantigan of Denver and Wendy Alden of Pasadena, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City.
A service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the funeral home chapel.
Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Palm City.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie, 2030 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart 34996.

Alicia Garrett
PORT ST. LUCIE - Alicia Michele Garrett, infant daughter of Michele Lynn Hubbard and Edward Garrett of Port St. Lucie, died Friday, Oct. 15, 1999 in Tamarac.
Survivors include her grandparents, Kathy and Mark Kelty of Port St. Lucie; grandmother, LeeAnn Schroeder of Port St. Lucie; and great-grandparents, Bruce and Marilynn Schroeder of Palm Beach Gardens.
Arrangements are under the direction of All County Funeral Home and Crematory Treasure Coast Chapel, Stuart.

Fern S. Jackson
STUART - Fern S. Jackson, 72, of Stuart died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999.
A native of Easton, Pa., she lived in Stuart for 15 years. She moved here from Pennsylvania.
Survivors include a son, Kyle Jackson of Rockaway, N.J.
Arrangements are under the direction of Choice Funeral Home, Stuart.

Margaret L. Malone
PORT ST. LUCIE - Margaret L. Malone, 91, of Port St. Lucie died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, at a local nursing home.
A native of Abington, Va., she formerly lived in Vero Beach and Johnson City, Tenn.
Before retirement, she was a school teacher for 35 years teaching second- and third-grade students.
She was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church in Elizabethton, Tenn., where she was active in the Women's Circle.
Survivors include a son, James E. Malone of Fort Pierce.
A private service will be at a later date.
Those who wish may contribute to the Memorial Presbyterian Church Building Fund, Elizabethton, Tenn.
Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Doris O'Brien
PORT ST. LUCIE - Doris O'Brien, 68, of Port St. Lucie died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999 in Port St. Lucie Medical Center.
A native of Queens, N.Y., she lived in Port St. Lucie for 11 years.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Martin O'Brien Sr. of Port St. Lucie; a daughter, Patricia O'Brien of Long Island, N.Y.; two sisters, Lydia Defio and Margaret Intermore, both of Long Island; two brothers, Arthur Lindner and George Lindner, both of Winter Park, Fla.; four sons, Frank Maraviglia of Long Island, Gary Maraviglia of Tulsa, Okla., Salvatore Maraviglia of N. Olmstead, Ohio and Martin O'Brien Jr. of Long Island; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at All County Funeral Home Stuart Chapel.
A service will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the funeral home chapel.

Esther Perkins
STUART - Esther Perkins, 89, of Stuart died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, at Martin Nursing & Restorative Care.
A native of Boston, she lived in Stuart for 26 years. She moved here from Hingham, Mass.
She graduated summa cum laude from Radcliff College with a bachelor's degree in chemistry.
She was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church.
Survivors include her husband, John L. Perkins of Stuart; two sons, Andrew Perkins and wife Debra of Washington, D.C., and John Perkins of Palm Beach Gardens; and four grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at All Saints Cemetery in Jensen Beach with the Rev. David Francouer officiating.
Those who wish may contribute to the American Heart Association, 1111 S. Federal Highway, Stuart 34994.
Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart.

Claire Ann Sonntag
HOBE SOUND - Claire Ann Sonntag, 90, of Hobe Sound died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, at Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie, Stuart.
A native of Philadelphia, she was a resident of Florida since 1963. She moved here from New Jersey.
Survivors include two sons, Richard of Hobe Sound and Randy of Jupiter; a sister, Helen Stevens of Ohio; and a grandchild.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 23, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 7905 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound.
A service will begin at noon at the church. The Rev. H.C. Abram will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, Jupiter.

George H. Adams 
STUART - George H. Adams, 59, of Stuart died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, in Martin Memorial Hospital South, Port Salerno.
A native of Newark, N.J., he lived in Stuart for 20 years. He moved here from Fort Lauderdale.
He worked for Florida Power and Light Co. for more than 25 years in Juno Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Riviera Beach and Martin County as a data analyst.
He served in the Army during the Vietnam War.
Survivors include a sister, Dale Weaver and husband Bud of Sebring, Fla.; and a brother, Jay Arcularius of Hallendale.
A service will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Young & Prill Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie.

Gregory Cortez Jr.
PORT ST. LUCIE - Gregory Cortez Jr., 86, of Port St. Lucie died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, in Hospice of the Treasure Coast Residence, Fort Pierce.
A native of Aquadilla, Puerto Rico, he lived in Port St. Lucie for 13 years. He moved here from New York.
Before retirement, he was self-employed in the ladies apparel retail business.
He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was a member of St. Lucie Catholic Church, Port St. Lucie.
He was a member of the Veterans of World War II, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion Post 813 and the Spanish American Club.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Diana Cortez of Port St. Lucie; three sons, George and Gregory III of New York and David Cortez of Port St. Lucie; two daughters, Diana Immordino of Port St. Lucie and Rose Iris Ferraro of New York; three sisters, Carmen Rodriguez of Washington, D.C., Helen Gomez of New York and Emma Ferreira of California; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Aycock Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie.
A Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at St. Lucie Catholic Church.
Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Fort Pierce.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of the Treasure Coast, P.O. Box 1748, Fort Pierce, FL 34954-1748.
Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie.

Mary Elizabeth Frazier
STUART - Mary Elizabeth Frazier, 71, of Stuart died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, in Martin Memorial Hospital South, Port Salerno.
A native of Evarts, Ky., she lived in Stuart for 20 years. She moved here from New Boston, Mich. She was predeceased by two daughters, Lana Atchley and Rhonda Rae Frazier.
Survivors include five daughters, Gwen Frazier of Port St. Lucie, Janet Tanner of Stuart, Lawana Benore of Monroe, Mich., Brenda Moffatt of Newport, Mich., and Verna Frederick of St. Augustine; a son, Keith Frazier of Stuart; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Wallace & White Funeral Home, Stuart.

Mary G. Galligan
STUART - Mary G. Galligan, 84, of Stuart died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000.
A native of Omaha, Neb., she lived in Stuart for 22 years. She moved here from Brightwaters, N.Y.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Galligan.
Survivors include a son, Frank Galligan and wife Elizabeth of Hobe Sound; a daughter, Mary Belle Regan and husband Robert of Stuart; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A Mass will be celebrated at noon today at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie, P.O. Box 1168, Stuart, FL 34995-1168.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart.

Axel Jacobsen
STUART - Axel Jacobsen, 98, of Stuart died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at his home.
A native of Arendal, Norway, he moved to Stuart in 1975.
Before retirement, he was a seafarer. In 1915, he went to sea on ships of the Norwegian Merchant Marine. In 1921, he immigrated to the United States and worked in the shipyards of Baltimore and Philadelphia. He also worked as a commercial fisherman in Barnegat Light, N.J. In 1929, he and four other fishermen founded the Independent Fish Co. and later the Barnegat Light Yacht Basin. He owner and operated several commercial vessels.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Barnegat Light, and Redeemer Lutheran Church, Stuart.
He was a member of the Barnegat Light Volunteer Fire Department. His hobbies included fishing and boating.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ethel Jacobsen.
At his request, his ashes will be spread over the Gulf Stream off Stuart.
Arrangements are under the direction of Wallace & White Funeral Home, Stuart.

Herbert J. Leuffgen
JENSEN BEACH - Herbert J. Leuffgen, 84, of Jensen Beach died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, in Emerald Health Care, Port St. Lucie.
A native of Chicago, he lived in Jensen Beach since 1976. He moved here from East Point, Mich.
Before retirement, he was self-employed as an automobile technician for 30 years in East Point.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Leuffgen of Jensen Beach; three sons, Keith Leuffgen and wife Nancy of Palm City, John Leuffgen and wife Carol, Dennis Leuffgen and wife Cindy, all of the Detroit area; two daughters, Judy Nutt and husband Dale of Kissimmee and Jacqueline Root and husband Robert of Orlando; a sister, Esther Dell of Roseville, Mich.; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. today at Aycock Funeral Home, Jensen Beach.
A service will be at 5 p.m. today in the funeral home. The Rev. Thomas L. Weber of Trinity United Methodist Church will officiate.
Those who wish may contribute to Trinity United Methodist Church, 2221 S.E. Savanna Road, Jensen Beach, FL 34957.

Howard Daniel Marion
PORT ST. LUCIE - Howard Daniel Marion, 80, of Port St. Lucie died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, at his home.
A native of northern New Jersey, he lived in Port St. Lucie for 15 years. He moved here from Upper Montclair, N.J. He and his wife spent winters in Port St. Lucie and summers in Brewster, Mass.
Before retirement, he practiced dentistry in Upper Montclair, N.J.
He served in the Navy during World War II.
He received his DDS from St. Louis University
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Merle Ann Marion of Port St. Lucie and Brewster; three sons, Robert Marion and wife Pat of Conestoga, Pa., William Marion and wife Nancy of Garwood, N.J., and Peter Marion and wife Nancy Ann of Marietta, Pa.; a daughter, Paula Golembe and husband Greg of Reston, Va.; a brother, James Marion of Daytona Beach; a sister, Pera Gennet of Verona, N.Y.; and several grandchildren.
A service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at the Roger L. Byrd Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie. Rabbi Steven Westman of Temple Beth El Israel will officiate.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie, P.O. Box 1168, Stuart, FL 34995-1168.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Roger L. Byrd Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie.

Donna M. Moore
PORT ST. LUCIE - Donna M. Moore, 74, of Port St. Lucie died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, in St. Lucie Medical Center.
A native of Grove City, Pa., she lived in Port St. Lucie for 25 years. She moved here from Bucyrus, Ohio.
Before retirement, she was a registered nurse for Martin Memorial Hospital for 10 years.
She graduated from Shadyside Hospital School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, in 1946.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Stuart.
She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Moore, in 1999.
Survivors include four daughters, Nancy Vinez and husband Charles of Jupiter, Deborah Scott and husband Donald of Baltimore, Susan Dennen and husband Richard of Tipp City, Ohio, and Patricia Kolb and husband Kenneth of Greenwich, Conn.; a son, David Moore and wife Donna of Port St. Lucie; 10 grandchildren; a brother, Kenneth McKelvey of Osmotherly, England; and a sister, Kay McKelvey of Rural Valley, Pa.
A service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at First Presbyterian Church, Stuart.
Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart.

Frank H. Newton
PORT ST. LUCIE - Frank H. Newton, 90, of Port St. Lucie died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, in St. Lucie Medical Center.
A native of Vernon, Vt., he lived in Stuart and Port St. Lucie for 15 years. He moved here from Dayton, Ohio.
Before retirement, he was a chemist with Dayton Rubber for 25 years. He was a graduate of Akron (Ohio) University.
Survivors include his wife of 10 years, Lydia Newton of Port St. Lucie; two sons, Thomas Newton and wife Marianne of Havertown, Pa., and William Newton and wife Nelda of Portland, Ore.; a daughter, Linda Newton of New London, Conn.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
A service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City.
Inurnment will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Palm City.
Those who wish may contribute to the Salvation Army, 320 W. Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL 34994.
Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City.

Dorothy Glaydes Riggs
FORT PIERCE - Dorothy Glaydes Riggs, 75, of Fort Pierce., died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, in Lawnwood Regional Medical Center.
A native of Caneyville, Ky., she lived in Fort Pierce for a year. She moved here from Tipton, Ind.
She was a homemaker.
She was predeceased by her husband, William Riggs.
Survivors include two sons, James Eubanks of Jensen Beach and Robert Haynes of Brandenburg, Ky.; a daughter, Barbara Greene of Tipton; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
A service will be Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Porter Funeral Home, Tipton.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Alma M. Smith
FORT PIERCE - Alma M. Smith, 70, of Fort Pierce died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, in Hospice of the Treasure Coast Residence.
A native of Washington, D.C., she lived in Fort Pierce for a year. She moved here from Dunedin, Fla.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Barron Wright Smith of Fort Pierce; two sisters, Audrey Cowen of Grand Rapids, Colo., and Shirley Karras of Annandale, Va.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of the Treasure Coast, P.O. Box 1748, Fort Pierce, FL 34954-1748.
Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Vera T. Anderson 
FORT PIERCE - Vera T. Anderson, 93, of Fort Pierce died Thursday, May 18, 2000, in a local nursing home.
A native of Kalona, Iowa, she lived in Fort Pierce for 30 years. She moved here from Yankton, S.D.
Before retirement, she owned Park Rapids (Minn.) Golf Course.
She was a member of St. Mark's Catholic Church, Fort Pierce.
She was a member of Indian Hills Golf Club.
Her hobbies included golf, traveling, knitting and gardening.
She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Anderson.
Survivors include her son, Gordon Anderson of Madison, S.D., and two grandchildren.
Friends may call from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. today at Yates Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. Mark's Catholic Church.
Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Fort Pierce.

Jean Peters Garten
PALM CITY - Jean Peters Garten, 73, of Palm City died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at her home.
A native of Canada, she lived in Palm City for eight years. She moved here from Lake Worth.
Before retirement, she was an educational consultant and was in private practice for 25 years.
She had a master's degree in counseling.
Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Richard Garten of Palm City; two sons, Christopher Garten of Savannah, Ga., and Gray Garten of Jacksonville; a daughter, Tory Wilcox of Jacksonville; and four grandchildren.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie, P.O. Box 1168, Stuart, FL 34995-1168.
Arrangements are under the direction of All County Funeral Home & Crematory Treasure Coast Chapel, Stuart.

Rita Dolores Fox Ryan
STUART - Rita Dolores Fox Ryan, 82, of Stuart and Westhampton Beach, N.Y., died Saturday, May 20, 2000, in Martin Memorial Hospital South, Port Salerno.
A native of New York City, she lived in Stuart for 21 years. She moved here from Westhampton Beach. Before retirement, she was a registered nurse and homemaker.
During World War II, she worked as a phlebotomist with the Red Cross.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Stuart, and Immaculate Conception Church, Westhampton Beach.
She was a member of the Stuart Yacht and Country Club and the Westhampton Country Club.
She graduated from St. Catherine School of Nursing, New York City.
Her hobbies included golf and bridge.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Robert J. Ryan of Stuart and Westhampton Beach; a son, Robert J. Ryan Jr. of College Station, Texas; four daughters, Mary Patricia Ryan of Kew Gardens, N.Y., Dolores Ryan and husband Bruce of Craryville, N.Y., Theresa McEntee and husband Philip of Plandome, N.Y.; and Elizabeth Ryan-Byrnes and husband Dennis of Greenwich, Conn.; a brother, Vincent Fox and wife Sheila of New York City; a sister, Catherine Coulton of Witchita, Kan.; and three grandchildren.
A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Stuart.
Those who wish may contribute to Mercy Medical Center, 1000 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11570.
Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City.

Ernest M. Sinko
STUART - Ernest M. Sinko, 71, of Stuart died Saturday, May 20, 2000, in Martin Memorial Hospital South, Port Salerno.
A native of New Brunswick, N.J., he lived in Stuart for 16 years. He moved here from Boca Raton.
Before retirement, he was a plumber.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Dorothy Sinko; a brother, Eugnene Sinko of Hockessin, Del.; four sisters, Elsie Normant of Edison, N.J., Eleanor Perkowski of Fort Pierce, Margaret Pietrefessa of North Brunswick, N.J., and Joanna Sinko of Oakland, Md.; a stepdaughter, Linda Sandridge of Newport News, Va.; and two grandchildren.
Those who wish may contribute to the American Cancer Society, 1695 S.E. Indian St., Stuart, FL 34997.
Arrangements are under the direction of All County Funeral Home & Crematory Treasure Coast Chapel, Stuart.


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