Miscellaneous Martin County, Florida Obituaries

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Dorris Bavonese
PORT ST. LUCIE - Dorris Bavonese, 75, of Port St. Lucie died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at her home.
A native of New York City, she lived in Port St. Lucie for two years. She moved here from Broward County.
Before retirement, she was a free-lance court reporter for 45 years in New Jersey.
She was of the Jewish faith.
She enjoyed mah-jongg.
She was a member of the Woman's Club, the Italian Club, the Culture Club and the Tennis Club, all at Kings Isle in Port St. Lucie.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph Bavonese of Port St. Lucie; a son, Joseph Bavonese and wife Shirley of Royal Oak, Mich.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Aycock Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie.
A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, in Fernhill Memorial Park, Stuart. Rabbi Ruttberg will officiate.

Ruth Goldberg
PORT ST. LUCIE - Ruth Goldberg, 85, of Port St. Lucie died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, in St. Lucie Medical Center.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., she lived in the area for 21 years. She moved here from Brooklyn.
She was predeceased by her husband, Abraham Goldberg, on Oct. 11, 1993.
Survivors include a son, Benjamin Goldberg and wife Diane of Lighthouse Point, Fla.; a daugh- ter, Bess Ileen Sorrentino and husband Joseph of Port St. Lucie; and a grandson.
Friends may call this afternoon at the Bess Sorrentino residence.
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 Port St. Lucie Funeral Home.

Carrie C. Loupe
FORT PIERCE - Carrie C. Loupe, 66, of Fort Pierce died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000.
A native of Buffalo, N.Y., she lived in Fort Pierce for 39 years. She moved here from North East, Pa.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church, Fort Pierce.
Survivors include her husband, Harold S. Loupe of Fort Pierce; four sons, Thomas J. Loupe of Erie, Pa., Francis M. Loupe of Lincoln, Maine, Michael A. Loupe of Fort Pierce, and Harold P. Loupe of Hallowell, Maine; a daughter, Janet M. Hensel of Fort Pierce; two brothers, Ignatious Giambra of New York, and Michael Giambra of Marilla, N.Y.; four sisters, Mary Jane Sutton of Kenmore, N.Y., and Carmela Musial, Dolores Giambra and Jeanette DiPalma, all of Buffalo; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home chapel, Fort Pierce. A vigil service will be at 6 p.m.
A service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, St. Anastasia Catholic Church.
Burial will be in White City Cemetery.

Jazmine Rodriguez
STUART - Jazmine Rodriguez, infant daughter of Vikki and Joseph Rodriguez, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, in Martin Memorial Medical Center.
Survivors also include a sister, Ashley Rodriguez; two brothers, Jay and Antonio Rodriguez; paternal grandmother, Haydee Maisonet of Stuart; and paternal grandfather, Jose Rodriguez of Puerto Rico.
Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart.

Ruth Goldberg
PORT ST. LUCIE - Ruth Goldberg, 85, of Port St. Lucie died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, in St. Lucie Medical Center.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., she lived in the area for 21 years. She moved here from Brooklyn.
She was predeceased by her husband, Abraham Goldberg, on Oct. 11, 1993.
Survivors include a son, Benjamin Goldberg and wife Diane of Lighthouse Point, Fla.; a daugh- ter, Bess Ileen Sorrentino and husband Joseph of Port St. Lucie; and a grandson.
Friends may call this afternoon at the Bess Sorrentino residence.
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 Port St. Lucie Funeral Home.

Carrie C. Loupe
FORT PIERCE - Carrie C. Loupe, 66, of Fort Pierce died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000.
A native of Buffalo, N.Y., she lived in Fort Pierce for 39 years. She moved here from North East, Pa.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church, Fort Pierce.
Survivors include her husband, Harold S. Loupe of Fort Pierce; four sons, Thomas J. Loupe of Erie, Pa., Francis M. Loupe of Lincoln, Maine, Michael A. Loupe of Fort Pierce, and Harold P. Loupe of Hallowell, Maine; a daughter, Janet M. Hensel of Fort Pierce; two brothers, Ignatious Giambra of New York, and Michael Giambra of Marilla, N.Y.; four sisters, Mary Jane Sutton of Kenmore, N.Y., and Carmela Musial, Dolores Giambra and Jeanette DiPalma, all of Buffalo; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home chapel, Fort Pierce. A vigil service will be at 6 p.m.
A service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, St. Anastasia Catholic Church.
Burial will be in White City Cemetery.

Jazmine Rodriguez
STUART - Jazmine Rodriguez, infant daughter of Vikki and Joseph Rodriguez, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, in Martin Memorial Medical Center.
Survivors also include a sister, Ashley Rodriguez; two brothers, Jay and Antonio Rodriguez; paternal grandmother, Haydee Maisonet of Stuart; and paternal grandfather, Jose Rodriguez of Puerto Rico.
Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart.

Roger L. Byrd
PORT ST. LUCIE - Roger L. Byrd, 77, of Port St. Lucie died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at his home.
A native of Mobile County, Ala., he lived in St. Lucie County since 1930. He moved here from Polk County, Fla.
Before retirement in 1998, he and his wife owned the Roger L. Byrd Port St. Lucie Funeral Home in 1973 and the Port St. Lucie Crematory, which were the city's first funeral home and crematory. He also opened the Fort Pierce Funeral Home in 1965.
He served in the Navy aboard the USS Lexington, USS Henderson, USS Houston, USS Tulsa and USS Guam during World War II. He was awarded the Philippine Liberation Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Area Medal with six stars, the American Defense Medal, the American Area Medal, a Victory Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
He was a noble of the Mystic Shrine in Amara Temple, Lake Worth. He was a member of Cornerstone Lodge 386, F.&A.M. of Port St. Lucie, Scottish Rite, Valley of Lake Worth, Orient of Florida and Port St. Lucie Lions Club.
He graduated from Eckels College of Mortuary Science, Philadelphia, in 1952. He received his funeral director's and embalmer's license from the state of Florida in 1953.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Anne Byrd of Port St. Lucie; a daughter, Carol Petersen and husband David of Port St. Lucie; three sons, Roger L. Byrd Jr. and wife Dawn of Irmo, S.C., John H. Byrd and wife Vickia of Port St. Lucie and Fred L. Byrd and wife Jamie of Fort Pierce; a sister, Pauline Brannon of Grove- land, Fla.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, at the Roger L. Byrd Port St. Lucie Funeral Home. A Masonic wake service will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday with members of Cornerstone Lodge 386 officiating.
A service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Kathy Lass, chaplain of Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie, will officiate.
Committal services with full military honors will be in White City Cemetery. Port St. Lucie American Legion Post 318 will officiate.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie, P.O. Box 1168, Stuart, FL 34995-1168.

Patricia Ann Burrill
STUART - Patricia Ann Burrill, 68, of Stuart died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, in Martin Memorial Hospital South, Port Salerno.
A native of Charlotte, N.C., she lived in Stuart for 20 years. She moved here from Miami.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Freeman and husband Jerry of Stuart; a son, Edward Howell and wife Marian of Miami; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of All County Funeral Home & Crematory Treasure Coast Chapel, Stuart.

Theresa Golzwarden
PORT ST. LUCIE - Theresa Golzwarden, 82, of Port St. Lucie died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, in a local hospital.
A native of New York City, she lived in Port St. Lucie for three years. She moved here from Hallandale, Fla., and New Brunswick, N.J.
Before retirement, she was a bookkeeper.
Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Alex Golzwarden of Port St. Lucie; two daughters, Ina L. Worrell of Port St. Lucie and Loraine F. Pasarell of Coconut Creek, Fla.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Yates Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie. Rabbi Steven Westman officiate.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie, P.O. Box 1168, Stuart, FL 34995-1168.

Marguerite May Lang
HOBE SOUND - Marguerite May Lang, 86, of Hobe Sound died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, at her home.
A native of Algonac, Mich., she lived in Hobe Sound for 20 years. She moved here from Detroit.
Before retirement, she was a receptionist for Walter L. Couse Contracting, Detroit, for 15 years.
She was a member of Hobe Sound Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy A. Fournier and husband Robert of Fountain Inn, S.C., and Susan Archer and husband Dan of Phoenix; and two 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 Young & Prill Funeral Home, Stuart. 

Felix Frank Wotila
STUART - Felix Frank Wotila, 89, of Stuart died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, in Martin Memorial Medical Center.
He was a native of Victoria, Mich.
Before retirement, he was a teacher in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., for 40 years.
He founded the Bloomfield Hills Employees Credit Union.
He was a member of Oakland County Michigan Retired Teacher's Association, the National Education Association and the International Association of Turtles.
He served on the board of directors for Cedar Pointe Village 6.
Survivors include his wife, Marian Wotila of Stuart; three daughters, Susan Brackenridge and husband Robert of St. Joseph, Mich., Barbara Wotila and husband Stephen Little of Charlevoix, Mich., and Patricia Croom and husband James of East Lansing, Mich.; a son, Roger Wotila and wife Cindy of Cadillac, Mich.; a sister, Vina Tapper of Wyandote, Mich.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be in Michigan.
Those who wish may contribute to the National Parkinson's Foundation, 1501 N.W. Ninth Ave., Miami FL 33136-1994.
Arrangements are under the direction of Choice Funeral Home, Stuart.

Margaret Brader 
FORT PIERCE - Margaret Brader, 76, of Fort Pierce died Tuesday, March 7, 2000, in Indian River Memorial Hospital, Vero Beach.
A native of Harriman, N.Y., she lived in Fort Pierce for four years. She moved here from Harriman.
She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Before retirement, she was a housekeeper at Arden House Conference Center, Harriman for more than seven years.
Survivors include her sister, Helen Dimke of Harriman.
Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Ruth W. Chapin
HOBE SOUND - Ruth W. Chapin, 79, of Hobe Sound died Wednesday, March 8, 2000, in Martin Memorial Hospital South, Port Salerno.
She lived in Hobe Sound for 25 years. She moved here from Bridgeport, Conn.
Before retirement, she worked for Underwood Corp., Bridgeport.
She was a member of the Catholic Daughters in Stratford, Conn.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Herbert L. Chapin of Hobe Sound.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at St. Christopher Catholic Church, Hobe Sound.
Arrangements are under the direction of Young & Prill Funeral Home, Stuart.

Irving Bradford Cornell
PORT ST. LUCIE - Irving Bradford Cornell, 96, of Port St. Lucie died Thursday, March 9, 2000, at Mariner Health Care of Port St. Lucie.
A native of Prince George County, Md., he lived in Port St. Lucie for 20 years. He moved here from Fort Lauderdale.
Before retirement, he was an automotive parts manager for Slaton Chevrolet, Fort Lauderdale.
He was of the Methodist faith.
He was predeceased by his wife, Marion.
Survivors include four sons, Irving Cornell and wife Edna of Sayersville, N.J., Donald Cornell and wife Pat of Clarksville, Ga., Charles Cornell and wife Janet of Hendersonville, N.C., and Brian Cornell and wife Kitty of Port St. Lucie; a sister, Sevilla Kernan of Ocala; a brother, Owens Cornell of Hyattsville, Md.; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 13, in Southern Memorial Park, Miami. The Rev. Larry Purvis will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie.

Margaret E. Harley
JENSEN BEACH - Margaret E. Harley, 73, of Jensen Beach died Wednesday, March 8, 2000, at Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie Residence, Stuart.
A native of Union City, N.J., she lived in Jensen Beach for eight years. She moved here from Port St. Lucie.
She was a member and Eucharist minister at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, Jensen Beach.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Harley of Jensen Beach; five sons, George A. Matson and wife Dawn of Hasbrouck, N.J., Robert F. Matson of New Jersey, Thomas R. Matson and wife Beth of Franklin, N.C., Eric G. Matson and wife Maryann of Huntsville, Ala., and Richard B. Harley and wife Joanne of Houston; a daughter, Linda Anne McDonald and husband Ken of Ocala; and 14 grandchildren.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Aycock Funeral Home, Jensen Beach. A prayer service will be at 7:30 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 11, at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church.
Inurnment will be Saturday, March 18, in Mary Rest Cemetery, Mahwah, N.J.
Those who wish may contribute to Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie, P.O. Box 1168, Stuart, FL 34995-1168.

Ida I. Hinote
STUART - Ida I. Hinote, 90, died Sunday, March 5, 2000, in Martin Memorial Medical Center.
She moved to Miami in 1925.
Survivors include three daughters, Esther Cardente and husband Gene of North Providence, R.I., Jewel Ball of Palm City and Linda Cerf of Stuart; two sons, John Hi note of Palm City and Leslie B. Hinote and wife Barbara of Davie, Fla.; a sister, Alma McSwain of North Miami Beach; 20 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Services were in Miami.
Arrangements were under the direction of Van Orsdel Funeral Home, Coral Gables, Fla.

Margaret Kowal
PORT ST. LUCIE - Margaret Kowal, 95, of Port St. Lucie died Wednesday, March 7, 2000, in Palm Gardens, Port St. Lucie.
A native of Jersey City, N.J., she lived in Port St. Lucie for five years. She moved here from Fort Lauderdale.
She was a member of St. Lucie Catholic Church, Port St. Lucie.
Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Germain and husband Jack of Port St. Lucie; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, March 13, at St. Lucie Catholic Church.
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.

Shirley F. Marrazo
PORT ST. LUCIE - Shirley F. Therkelsen Marrazo, 69, of Port St. Lucie died Tuesday, March 7, 2000, in JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, Fla.
A native of Atlantic Highlands, N.J., she lived in Port St. Lucie for 10 years. She moved here from Spotswood, N.J.
Before retirement in 1990, she worked for JC Penney's, East Brunswick for more than 15 years.
She was a communicant of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Spotswood, and St. Lucie Catholic Church, Port St. Lucie.
She was predeceased by her husband Joseph S. Marrazo, in 1991.
Survivors include four sons, Joseph Marrazo and wife Maryjane of Port St. Lucie, Michael Marrazo and Mark Marrazo and wife Patricia, all of Spotswood and John Marrazo and wife Barbara of Howell Township, N.J.; two brothers, Walter Therkelsen and wife Gladys of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Alvin Therkelsen and wife Marie of Barneget, N.J.; and eight grandchildren.
A service will be Saturday, March 11, at Eckman Funeral Home, Spotswood.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick, N.J.
Those who wish may contribute to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, c/o Commander Labelle, 121 Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34984.

Melvin A. Shaw Jr.
FORT PIERCE - Melvin A. Shaw Jr., 47, of Fort Pierce died Thursday, March 2, 2000.
A native of Dania, Fla., he moved to Fort Pierce from Crystal Springs, Fla.
He was a laborer in the construction industry.
Survivors include his father, Melvin A. Shaw of Crystal Springs; two daughters, Jaime and Jacqueline Shaw, both of Long Branch, N.J.; four sisters, Elaine McCall, Loretta Duncan and Leta Lurkins, all of Avon Park, Fla., and Jo Brewster of Zephyrhills, Fla.; and a grandchild.
Arrangements are under the direction of Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.

Charles H. Zarnits
Charles H. Zarnits, 56, a native of Florida, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at his home.
Survivors include three daughters, Kimberly Geer and husband Stuart of Harrisville, Mich., Yvonne Rathbun and husband Harold of Okeechobee and Angela Zarnits of Tamaqua, Pa.; a sister, Patricia Arnold of Palm City; a brother, John Richard Zarnits of Alabama; and seven grandchildren.
A private service was Friday, March 3. 


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