Miscellaneous Martin County, Florida Obituaries

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R.C. Cartledge
STUART - R.C. Cartledge, 89, of Stuart died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000, in Stuart Nursing & Restorative Care Center.
A native of Blakely, Ga., he lived in Stuart for 48 years. He moved here from Savannah, Ga.
He was a landscaper.
He was a member of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Stuart.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Thelma G. Cartledge of Stuart; a son, Charles D. Jones Sr. and wife Brenda of Port Salerno; and a daughter, Barbara Ann Cartledge of Atlanta.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. Charles F. Gadson will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Funerals By Coleman, Port St. Lucie.

Louis Emanuel
COLONIA, N.J. - Louis Emanuel, 69, of Colonia died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000, in JFK Medical Center, Edison, N.J.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., he lived in New Jersey for 40 years.
He worked as an investigator for the New Jersey Division of Motor Vehicles.
He served in the Coast Guard from 1951 to 1953.
He was a journalist and editor for the Trentonian, the Atlantic City Press and the Star Ledger.
He was a campaign manager for the Foundation of United Way.
Survivors include his son, Adam Emanuel and wife Gerry of Port St. Lucie; and three grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Fernhill Memorial Gardens. Stuart. Rabbi John Kendall of Temple Beit Hayam will officiate.
Those who wish may contribute to JFK Medical Center Foundation, Intensive Care Unit, 65 James St., Edison, NJ 08818.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Wallace & White Funeral Home, Stuart.

Anna Hadulias
FORT PIERCE - Anna Had- ulias, 80, of Fort Pierce died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000.
A native of New York City, she lived in Fort Pierce since 1981. She moved here from Hammonton, N.J.
She was a homemaker.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Hadulias, in 1993.
Survivors include a son, Ernie Hadulias of Fort Pierce; two daughters, Mary Rosato of Port Richey, Fla. and Helen Battista of Medusa, N.Y.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three sisters.
A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. today at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bob Barner officiating.
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 Yates Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Thomas Allen Miller
STUART - Thomas Allen Miller, 43, of Tampa and Stuart died Thursday, Sept. 7, in Stuart.
He was a lifelong resident of Tampa and part-time resident of Stuart.
He was a carpenter.
He was of the Methodist faith.
He graduated from Leto High School.
Survivors include his mother, Gertrude E. Miller of Georgia; two sisters, Donna L. Bell of Odessa, Fla., and Janice L. Cohron of North Carolina; a brother, Fred A. Miller of Fort Myers; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the direction of Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Home, Tampa.

Elizabeth O'Connell
PORT ST. LUCIE - Elizabeth Lila Doran O'Connell, 82, of Port St. Lucie died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, in Texas.
She lived most of her life in New Jersey and moved to Florida 22 years ago.
Before retirement, she served as deputy borough clerk of Emerson, N.J.
She was predeceased by her husband, Edward O'Connell.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Beth O'Connell of Port St. Lucie; a son, Edward O'Connell of Highland Village, Texas; and two grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Port St. Lucie.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of Martin and St. Lucie, 2050 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL 34996.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home, Lewisville, Texas.

George P. Ryan
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. - George P. Ryan, 74, of Lake George, Albany and Hobe Sound died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000, in St. Peter's Hospital, Albany.
He was a native of Albany.
He attended St. Patrick's School and Albany High School.
He served in the Navy during World War II and was stationed in Norfolk, Va.
Before retirement, he was a building department official and assistant director of the Albany County Real Property Tax Service Agency, as well as a real estate broker.
He was a communicant and very active member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lake George, and St. Christopher's Catholic Church, Hobe Sound.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Lake George.
He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, boating and snowskiing.
He was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Weisner; and a brother, James Ryan.
Survivors include two sisters, Katherine Ryan (Sister Cecilia of the Sisters of Mercy) of Albany and Rita Atkinson of Latham; and a brother, Edward Ryan of Albany.
Services will be in Lake George. Burial will be in at Evergreen Cemetery, Lake George.
Those who wish may contribute to the Sisters of Mercy, New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12201; St. Christopher's Catholic Church, Hobe Sound, FL 33455; Mohawk Hudson River Humane Society, Oakland Avenue, Menands, NY 12205; or the Martin County Humane Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of Stafford Funeral Home, Lake George.

Andrew Schafer
WELLINGTON, Fla. - And- rew Joseph Schafer, 35, of Wellington died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000, in South Palm Beach.
He was a native of Landstuhl, Germany.
He was a dental lab technician.
He attended St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Schafer of Wellington; two daughters, Sara and Kristen Schafer of Port St. Lucie; a son, Andrew Schafer of Port St. Lucie; his father, John Schafer of Port St. Lucie; his mother, Frances Schafer of Port St. Lucie; and a sister, Kimberly Pettengill of Rockledge, Fla.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Haisley-Hobbs Fun- eral Home in Fort Pierce where a vigil will begin at 8 p.m.
A service will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at St. Eliz- abeth Ann Seton Church, Port St. Lucie.
Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley-Hobbs Fun- eral Home, Fort Pierce.

Guy Alfonse 
FORT PIERCE - Guy Alfonse, 91, of Fort Pierce, died Friday, Sept. 17, 1999.
A native of Italy, he lived in Fort Pierce for 29 years. He moved here from Willington, N.J.
Before retirement, he was a truck driver for Railway Express Agency, Philadelphia, for 45 years.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas Alfonse of Hatfield, Pa., and Richard Alfonse of Roebling, N.J.; a sister, Elsie DeMarco of Detroit; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Wade Adams
FORT PIERCE - Wade Adams, 78, of Fort Pierce died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, in a local hospital.
A native of Crowell, Texas, he lived in Fort Pierce for 43 years. He moved here from Crowell.
Before retirement, he was a carpenter for Dink Harrell and Dave Schendandoah Construction Co., Fort Pierce.
He was a member of Parkview Baptist Church.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Pearl Adams of Fort Pierce; a son, Wade Adams Jr. and wife Becki of Fort Pierce; a daughter, Carolyn Brammer and husband Bob of Palm City; a brother, Ross Adams of Panama City, Fla.; three sisters, Pauline Driver of Lubbock, Texas, Ruby Jordan of Homestead, Fla., and Riley Burian of St. Louis; and three grandchildren.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.
A service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Joe Sanders of Parkview Baptist Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Fort Pierce.

Richard Clarke III
STUART - Richard Clark III, 75, of Stuart and Wallingford, Conn., died Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, in MidState Medical Center.
A native of New Haven, Conn., he was a part-time resident of Stuart.
Before retirement, he was an electrician for Allegheny Ludlum Steel Co.
He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War.
He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Wallingford and St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Port Salerno.
He was a member of Corinthian Lodge 103 A.F. & A.M., North Haven; Alice Chapter 76 Order of the Eastern Star, Hamden, Conn.; Stanley Budleski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9965, Yalesville, Conn.; and Sleeping Giant Park Association, Hamden. He was past commander of American Legion Post 62, Stuart.
Survivors include his wife, Jean O'Neill Clarke of Stuart and Wallingford; two daughters, Nancy Clarke of Sunrise, Fla., and Carol Castiglia of Watertown, Conn.; three sons, David Clarke of Sandy, Ore., Douglas Clarke of Spring Creek, Nev., and Bruce Clarke of Boston; a sister, Jean Taylor of North Haven, Conn.; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be Saturday, Sept. 25, in Wallingford.
Burial will be private.
Those who wish may contribute to Masonic Charity Foundation, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.
Arrangements are under the direction of the B.C. Bailey Funeral Home, Wallingford.

Martha Denny
FORT PIERCE - Martha Elizabeth Denny, 76, of Fort Pierce died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, in a local hospital.
A native of Helena, Mont., she lived in Fort Pierce for 42 years. She moved here from Daytona Beach.
She was a file clerk for IBM and was the owner of Denny's Sport Shop for 21 years.
She was of the Baptist faith.
She enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Richard L. Denny of Fort Pierce; and two brothers.
Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Virginia Diamond
STUART - Virginia Diamond, 91, of Stuart died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, at Martin Restorative Care Center.
She was a native of Jacksonville.
She was an administrator in the investments industry.
Survivors include a godchild, Gail Hutchinson of Winter Haven.
Arrangements are under the direction of All County Funeral Home & Crematory Treasure Coast Chapel, Stuart.

Frances Hill
FORT PIERCE - Frances Marie Fuchs Hill, 68, of Fort Pierce died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, in Lawnwood Regional Medical Center.
A native of New York City, she lived in Fort Pierce for seven years. She moved here from Oakland, N.J.
She was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church, Fort Pierce.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Karen.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Robert Hill of Fort Pierce; two sons, Thomas Hill of Newport Beach, Calif., and David Hill and wife Erin of Bronx, N.Y.; a daughter, Sandi Reveille and husband David of Washingtonville, N.Y.; a brother, Eugene Fuchs of Bayonette Point, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Aycock Funeral Home, Fort Pierce. A prayer service will be at 7:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at St. Anastasia Catholic Church.

Timothy J. Hodgins
FORT JACKSON, S.C. - Timothy J. Hodgins, 35, of Fort Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, in a hunting accident.
He was a native of Batavia, N.Y. He was a sergeant first class in the Army, which he joined in 1984. He received the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon and Humanitarian Service Medal.
Survivors include his wife, Insun ''Inji'' Hodgins of Fort Jackson; his father and stepmother, Roy and Sandy Hodgins of Monticello, Fla.; his mother and stepfather, Sunshine ''Julie'' and Larry Johnson of Stuart; two brothers, Roy Hodgins Jr. and Schuyler Hodgins; an adopted brother, Timothy Michael Hodgins; and seven sisters, Lucy Barber, Christine Axell, Debby Demott, Evelyn Vasquez, Pam Montgomery, Beth Ann Fairchild and Jocelyn Hodgins.
A service will be Saturday, Sept. 25, in Jefferson County, Fla.
Burial will be in Elizabeth Cemetery, Jefferson County.
Those who wish may contribute to SFC Timothy J. Hodgins Memorial Fund Mentoring Program, c/o Monticello Boys & Girls Club, P.O. Box 334, Monticello, FL 32345.
Arrangements are under the direction of Beggs Funeral Home, Monticello.

Sophie E. Kaminski
FORT PIERCE - Sophie E. Kaminski, 88, of Fort Pierce died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, in a local hospital.
A native of Rochester, N.Y., she lived in Fort Pierce for 19 years. She moved here from Rochester.
Before retirement, she was a secretary for the board of education, Rochester. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Max Kaminski of Fort Pierce.
Services will be private.
Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Marie Kotal
PORT ST. LUCIE - Marie Kotal, 97, of Port St. Lucie died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at Mariner Health Care, Port St. Lucie.
She was a native of Poland.
She was predeceased by a son, James Kotal in 1995, and her husband, Clarence Kotal in 1985.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Beverly Kotal; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Choice Funeral Home, Stuart.

Margaret F. Ponsoldt
STUART - Margaret F. Ponsoldt, 87, of Stuart died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at her home.
A native of New York City, she lived in Stuart for 15 years. She moved here from Bergenfield, N.J.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Stuart, and its Women's Society. She was a past member of the Presbyterian Church of Teaneck, N.J.
She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Ponsoldt, in December 1995.
Survivors include two sons, William R. Ponsoldt and wife Mariane of Stuart and James F. Ponsoldt and wife Susan of Athens, Ga.; a sister, Leone B. Johnston and husband Walter L. of Peachtree City, Ga.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at Aycock Funeral Home, Jensen Beach.
A service will be at noon Saturday, Sept. 25, at the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Les A. Koerselman will officiate.
Entombment will be in Fernhill Memorial Gardens, Stuart.

Winifred Devlin
STUART - Winifred Devlin, 85, of Stuart died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, at Brooksville Health Care Center.
She was a native of Rochester, N.Y.
She was a teacher.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include a son, James New of Baysle, Switzerland; and a daughter, Mary Broussard of Tampa.
Arrangements are under the direction of Turner Cremation and Memorial Chapel, Springhill, Fla.

Della Hamilton
FORT PIERCE - Della Hamilton, 85, of Fort Pierce died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, in a local nursing home.
A native of Perry, Fla., she lived in Fort Pierce for 67 years. She moved here from Perry.
Before retirement, he worked at Gilbert Hamilton Citrus Nursery for many years.
She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and loved to quilt and study the Bible.
She was predeceased by her husband, Gilbert Irons Hamilton; two sons, Ural Morgan Hamilton and Jimmie Hamilton; two sisters, Erma Knight and Ellen Rowell; and two brothers, Clem James and Jake Hamilton.
Survivors include two daughters, Erma Hamilton Cobb of Caryville, Fla., and Jerri H. ''Willems'' Shimer of Port St. Lucie; two sisters, Ola Virginia Peterson of Perry, Fla., and Mary Cynthia Fulford of Fort Pierce; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, at Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.
A service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Robert Hayes of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Fort Pierce, and the Rev. James King of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Orlando, will officiate.
Burial will be in White City Cemetery.
Those who wish may contribute to Abbiejean Russell Care Center, 200 S. 29th St., Fort Pierce, FL 34947; or Hospice of the Treasure Coast, P.O. Box 700, Fort Pierce, FL.

Mary Kelly
CALVERT CITY, Ky. - Mary Kelly, 91, of Calvert City died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, in Oakview Manor.
She was a native of Scotland.
She studied Swedish massage and opened the Golden Key Ladies Gym and Beauty Salon, Harrisburg, Ill., where she added her own line of Golden Key Cosmetics.
She was a member of the Lady's Garden and Flower Club of Eldorado, Ill., for 20 consecutive years.
She was a member of the First Church of Christ (Disciples) since 1912. She taught Sunday school for many years at the church.
She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Sebe John Kelly.
Survivors include two sons, John Robert Kelly of Jensen Beach and James Paul Kelly Sr. of Paducah, Ky.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A service will be at 11 a.m. today in Eldorado. Those who wish may contribute to Community Christian Academy, 3230 Buckner Lane, Paducah, KY 42001; or The Friendly House, Hope Unlimited, 2330 Cairo Road, Paducah, KY 42001.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lone Oak Funeral Home, Paducah.

Jeffrey Kingsbury
STUART - Jeffrey Kingsbury, 44, of Stuart died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, at Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie Residence.
A native of Batavia, N.Y., he lived in Stuart for 23 years.
He was a landscaper.
Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Kingsbury of Caledonia, N.Y.; two brothers, Mark Kingsbury and Louis Kingsbury, both of Caledonia; and his fiancee, Joanne Allerbyce of Stuart.
Arrangements are under the direction of All County Funeral Home & Crematory Treasure Coast Chapel, Stuart.

Margaret E. Naddeo
PORT ST. LUCIE - Margaret E. Naddeo, 76, of Port St. Lucie died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, at her home.
A native of Philadelphia, she lived in Port St. Lucie for 12 years. She moved here from Mantua, N.J.
Before retirement, she was manager of Livine's Febrics, Levittown, Pa., for more than 20 years.
Survivors include two sons, James Naddeo of Port St. Lucie and Charles Naddeo of Woodbury, N.J.; a daughter, Diane Naddeo of Stuart; and five grandchildren.
The service will be private at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Young & Prill Funeral Home, south of Stuart.

Emily Louise Rice
PULASKI, N.Y. - Emily Louis Rice, 7, of Port St. Lucie and Pulaski, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, in Pulaski.
She was a native of Watertown, N.Y.
She was a member of the Salmon River Figure Skating Club and the Pulaski T-ball Little League.
Survivors include her mother, Gail M. Rice of Port St. Lucie; her father, Robert Rice of Pulaski; a brother, Bobby Rice of Pulaski and Port St. Lucie; maternal grandparents, Raymond and Nancy Bouchard of Sandy Creek, N.Y., and William and Patricia Shatney of Lacona, N.Y.; her paternal grandparents, Aldwin and Viva Rice of Boylston, N.Y.; her maternal great-grandmother, Pauline Hill of Swanton, Vt.; and her maternal great-grandfather, George Hill of Kansas, City, Mo.
Services were in Pulaski.
Burial was in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood, N.Y.
Those who wish may contribute to the Red Cross Organ Donor Program.
Arrangements were under the direction of Foster-Hax Funeal Home, Pulaski.

Calvin C. Warren
FORT PIERCE - Calvin C. Warren, 72, of Fort Pierce died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999.
He was a native of Centerville, Tenn.
Before retirement, he was a steamfitter.
He was a member of steamfitters Local 972.
He served in the Army during World War II.
He was predeceased by a stepson, Bob Cunningham.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Butcher Warren of Fort Pierce; a stepdaughter, Sonja Cunningham Barnes; two stepsons, Terry Cunningham of Prattville, Ala., and David Cunningham of Nashville, Tenn.; two sisters, Ruth Neal of Brentwood, Tenn., and Wilma Tant of Nashville; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
A service will be today in McMinnville, Tenn.
Burial will be in Shellsford Cemetery, McMinnville.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Yates Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Murl E. Whidden
FORT PIERCE - Murl E. Whidden, 86, of Fort Pierce died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999, at his home.
A native of Spring Valley, Fla., he lived in Fort Pierce for 60 years. He moved here from Miami.
Before retirement, he was a foreman for the Fort Pierce Sanitation Dept. for 25 years. He worked as a cowboy for Kirby and Carlton Ranches, Fort Pierce, for 30 years.
He was a member of Palm Vista Church of God, Fort Pierce.
He was a member of the Florida Sheriffs Association.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Gladys Whidden of Fort Pierce; two daughters, Kay Whidden Williams and husband Milton of Webster, Fla., and Fay Whidden Mann and husband Rodger of Fort Pierce; two sisters, Eva Mae Williams and Ruth Brette of Okeechobee; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at Aycock Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.
A service will at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the funeral home chapel. The Rev. George Absher, the Rev. R.D. Harris and the Rev. Milton Williams will officiate.
Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Fort Pierce. Those who wish may contribute to Palm Vista Church of God, 700 S. 33rd St., Fort Pierce, FL 34947.

Margie Lee Yancey
FORT PIERCE - Margie Lee Yancey, 87, of Fort Pierce died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999.
A native of Stuart, she lived in St. Lucie and Martin counties all of her life.
She was predeceased by her husband, Carles R. Yancey; a brother, Clarence Pendarvis; and a sister, Madaline Ciuffetelli.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, at Yates Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.
A service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Fort Pierce.
Those who wish may contribute to the Humane Society of St. Lucie County, 100 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce, 34982.
Arrangements are under the direction of Yates Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.


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