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Isaac Brown

Isaac Williamson Brown, 97, of Sebastian, died Aug. 27, 1998, at St. Cloud Health Care Center, St. Cloud, after a prolonged illness. He was born Aug. 25, 1901, in Jamaica, and moved to Sebastian eight years ago from his birthplace. Mr. Brown was employed as a carpenter in Jamaica, prior to retirement. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Sebastian. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Linda; four sons, Maxwell Brown, of Alexander, Va., Lloyd Brown, of Brooklyn, N.Y., Barrington Brown, of Birmingham, England, and Isaac Brown Jr., of Albany, N.Y.; five daughters, Ethel Morris, of Oakland, Calif., Elma Hall and Yvonne Brown, both of Bridgeport, Conn., Lola Brown, of Sebastian, and Peg Brown, of Miami; 24 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Friends can call 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 5 at Young & Prill Funeral Home Chapel, Sebastian. The funeral will be 1 p .m. Sept. 5 at the funeral home with the Rev. Clifton Cooley officiating. The family suggests donations be made to Calvary Baptist Church of Sebastian, 123 Thunderbird Drive, Sebastian, Fla. 32958, in Mr. Brown’s memory.

Catherine Cairns

Catherine Adams Cairns, 68, of Sebastian, died unexpectedly Aug. 28, 1998, at her residence. She was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Sebastian two years ago from Sayville, N.Y. Mrs. Cairns was a homemaker. She was a member of Sebastian Singers and Eastern Star, Long Island. Surviving is one son, Robert Cairns, of Lake Worth. At the family’s request, a private service will be held at the Sebastian Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Shriners, Crippled Children’s Hospital, 12502 N. Pine Drive, Tampa, Fla. 33612, in Mrs. Cairns’ memory. Cremation arrangements are un- der the direction of Lowther Cremation Service, Vero Beach.

Grant Flaugher

Grant P. Flaugher, 83, of Barefoot Bay, died unexpectedly Aug. 26, 1998, at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne. He was born Aug. 24, 1915, in Dayton, Ohio, and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1982 from his birthplace. Mr. Flaugher worked for Natonal Cash Register, Dayton, and was a volunteer firefighter for the Harrison Township Fire Department for 25 years, in Dayton. He was a member of the Masons, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Bertie; one daughter, Joy Jones, of Dayton; one son, Michael Flaugher, of Moline, Ill.; two sisters, Jean Shafner and Paula Shaffer, both of Dayton; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. No services are scheduled. Inurnment will be at a later date. The family suggests donations be made to the Kidney Foundation, 1040 Woodcock Road, Suite 119, Orlando, Fla. 32803. Fountainhead Funeral Home, Palm Bay, is in charge of arrangements.

Helen Durham

Helen M. Durham, 86, of Sebastian, died Aug. 25, 1998, at her daughter’s residence after a brief illness. She was born June 10, 1912, in Collingswood, N.J., and moved to Sebastian in 1957 from New Orleans. Mrs. Durham was a volunteer at Shiloh Youth Ranch, Roseland. She was an organist, piano and marimba player for the youth ranch. Surviving are two sons, George Durham, of Lakeland, and James H. Durham, of Culpeper, Va.; one laughter, Florence Welimaker, of Sebastian; one sister, Mildred Taylor, of Vero Beach; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Vero Beach. The family suggests donations be made to VNA Hospice of Vero Beach, 1111 36th St., Vero Beach, Fla. 32960, or Shiloh Youth Ranch, J0655 Roseland Road, Sebastian, Fla. 32958. Fountainhead Funeral Home, Palm Bay, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Harvey

Mary E. “Bee” Harvey, 77, of Barefoot Bay, died Aug. 26, 1998, at Palm Garden of Vero Beach after a prolonged illness. She was born Aug. 17, 1921, in Baraboo, Wis., and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1979 from Madison, Wis. Mrs. Harvey was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church, St. Luke’s Ladies Guild, Michigan-Wisconsin-Minnesota Club, Friends of the Library, Barefoot Bay Golf and Country Club and 18 Hole Ladies Association, all of Barefoot Bay. She was a member of the Indian River Cremation Society, Vero Beach. Surviving are one sister, Margaret Goodman, of West Melbourne; and one brother, Thomas Adams, of Madison. At the family’s request, there will be no repose or visitation. A memorial Mass was held Aug. 31 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Barefoot Bay. In lieu of flowers, the family sug- gests donations be made to VNA Hospice, 1111 36th St., Vero Beach, Fla. 32960, or the American Cancer Society, 1401 21st St., Veto Beach, Fla. 32960, in Mrs. Harvey’s memory.

James Schailey

James John Schailey, 76, of Sebastian, died Aug. 26, 1998, at his residence after a brief illness. He was born April 16, 1922, in Philadelphia and moved to Sebastian five years ago from New Jersey. Mr. Schailey was a retired manager in the plumbing industry. He was a U.S. Navy Seabee during World War II and a Mason. Surviving are his wife, Eleanor; one daughter, Barbara Lombardo, of Sebastian; one brother, Frank Schailey, of Belmar, N.J.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. At the family’s request, there will be no services. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lowther Cremation Service, Vero Beach.

Clemond Nunley

Clemond “Red” Nunley, 55, of Roseland, died unexpectedly Aug. 24, 1998, at Indian River Memorial Hospital, Vero Beach. He was born April 26, 1943, in Gruetli, Tenn., and moved to Roseland 32 years ago from Tennessee. Mr. Nunley was a parts deliverer at Vatland Olds, Vero Beach, for three years. He worked for Piper Aircraft, Vero Beach, for 24 years. He was a former member of Eagles Sebastian Inlet Aerie No. 4067. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Surviving are his wife, Mary Nunley, of Winter Beach; two daughters, Laura Nunley, of Roseland, and Audrey Norman, of Vero Beach; his mother, Eula Nunley, of Tennessee; one brother, Homer Nunley, of Tennessee; one sister, Helen Hampton, of Tennessee; one stepson, Herbert Zeh, of Veto Beach; one stepdaughter, Ellen Pritchett, of Sebring; and seven grandchildren. The funeral was held Aug. 29 at the Strunk Funeral Home chapel, Sebastian, with the Rev. Buddy Johns officiating.

Mildred Going

Mildred A. Going, 72, of Vero Beach, died Aug. 29, 1998, at Florida Hospital, Orlando, after a brief illness. She was born Feb. 22, 1926, in Harrodsburg, Ky., and moved to Vero Beach in 1954 from her birthplace. Mrs. Going was the owner of a cleaning service. Surviving are two sons, Gary Casey, of Rockledge, and Johnny Casey, of Vero Beach; one daughter, Anita Lewis, of Vero Beach; three brothers, Luther Darnell and William Darnell, both of Vero Beach, and Randall Darnell, of Shreveport, La.; three sisters, Dorothy VanArsdall, of Harrodsburg, Sarah Brown, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Nancy Bailey, of Danville, Ky.; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Friends may call 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Strunk Funeral Home, Vero Beach. A graveside service will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Winter Beach Cemetery, Winter Beach, with Leon Blanton officiating.

Fred Brox

Fred Brox, 83, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 2, 1998, at Sebastian River Medical Center, Roseland, after a brief illness. He was born Aug. 25, 1915, in Lawrence, Mass., and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1972 from Dracut, Mass. Mr. Brox was co-owner of Brox Dairies, Methuen, Mass. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church, Barefoot Bay, and the Indian River Cremation Society, Vero Beach. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Rita; two sons, Fred Brox Jr., of Chesapeake, Va., and Ronald Brox, of Jefferson, Maine; one daughter, Sharon Brox, of Barefoot Bay; one sister, Ruby Hennessey, of Dracut; two brothers, Arthur Brox, of Dracut, and Alexander Brox, of Massachusetts; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. At the family's request, there will be no repose or visitation. A memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke's Catholic Church, Barefoot Bay. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to St. Luke's Church Building Fund, 5055 Micco Road, Barefoot Bay, Fla. 32976, in Mr. Brox's memory.

Myrtle Nelson

Myrtle Nelson, 95, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 1, 1998, at Sebastian River Medical Center, Roseland, after a brief illness. She was born April 15, 1903, in Pocopson, Pa., and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1968 from Philadelphia, Pa. Mrs. Nelson worked for Byberry Hospital, Philadelphia. Surviving are two nephews, Donald Weaver, of West Chester, Pa., and H. William Nelson, of Tucson, Ariz.; and one niece, Catherine Wit, of Arlington Heights, Ill. At the family's request, there will be no visitation or repose. No services are scheduled. Fountainhead Memorial Funeral Home, Palm Bay, is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond Nudo

Raymond Nudo Jr., 45, of Sebastian, died Sept. 3, 1998, at River House, Sebastian, after a prolonged illness. He was born Sept. 20, 1952, in Glen Cove, N.Y., and moved to Sebastian six months ago from Fort Lauderdale. Mr. Nudo was an electrician. Surviving are his parents, Raymond and Philomena "Faye" Nudo, of Sebastian; two sisters, Loretta Oakes, of Chicago, and Anne Totten, of Northport, N.Y. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday at Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian. A prayer service will be 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Sebastian. Interment will follow at Sebastian Cemetery, Sebastian.

Olive Tabor

Olive Mary Agnes Tabor, 79, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 2, 1998, at her daughter's residence in Grant after a prolonged illness. She was born March 27, 1919, in Chicago, and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1982 her place of birth. Mrs. Tabor was a homemaker. She was a member of Chicago Policeman's Auxillary, Chicago, and Space Coast Jim Beam Bottle Club, Barefoot Bay. Surviving are two daughters, Gayle Tabor, of Deerfield, Ill., and Karen Tabor Heller, of Grant; and one brother, Donald Walsh, of Elk Grove Village, Ill. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. today at Fountainhead Memorial Funeral Home, Palm Bay. The funeral will be 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Palm Bay.

Jack Bernstein

Jack David Bernstein, 88, of Sebastian, died Sept. 4, 1998, at his residence after a prolonged illness. He was born March 13, 1910, in New York City and moved to Vero Beach six years ago from Fort Myers. Mr. Bernstein was an estimator in the moving and export industry and was a veteran of World War II. Surviving him are his wife of 53 years, Bernice; one daughter, Rita Bernstein, of Sebastian; and four brothers, Benjamin Bernstein, George Bernstein, Stanley Bernstein and Edward Bernstein, all of Philadelphia, Pa. The family will have a memorial service 10 a.m. Wednesday at the daughter's residence, 513 Barber St., Sebastian. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to VNA Hospice of Indian River County, 1111 36th St., Vero Beach, in Mr. Bernstein's memory. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lowther Cremation Service, Vero Beach.

Jesse Higley

Jesse O. Higley, 82, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 3, 1998, at Integrated Health Services of Palm Bay after a brief illness. He was born in Ogden, Utah, and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1988 from Long Island, N.Y. Mr. Higley worked for the New York Racing Association as a jockey, and was a member of the Jockey Guild, Long Island, and Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints in Palm Bay. Survivors include his wife, Jean; and sister, Joan Kimber, of Brigham City, Utah. Calling hours are 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Fountainhead Memorial Funeral Home in Palm Bay with services following. Burial will follow at Fountainhead Memorial Park. Donations can be made to Don McBeth Memorial Fund, 505 S. Beverly Drive, Suite 1019, Beverly Hills, Calif., 90212; or Micco Volunteer Fire Department, 310 Barefoot Blvd., Barefoot Bay, 32976, in Mr. Higley's memory.

Donald Pudney

Donald E. Pudney, 78, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 5, 1998, at his residence after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 11, 1920, in Ilion, N.Y., and moved to Barefoot Bay 10 years ago from Marcy, N.Y. Mr. Pudney was a retired Major in the U.S. Army. He also was an electrician. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 10210 in Sebastian and the Barefoot Bay Golf Association. He also was a member of the Indian River Cremation Society, Vero Beach. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Lillian; four sons, Donald E. Pudney Jr., of Oriskany, N.Y., Erik Pudney, of Boynton Beach, Daryl Pudney, of Syracuse, N.Y. and Marc Pudney, of Utica, N.Y.; one brother, Earl Pudney, of Schenectady, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. At the family's request, there will be no repose or visitation. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Hospice of Health First and Co., 1900 Dairy Road, Melbourne, Fla. 32904, in Mr. Pudney's memory.

Everett Uppwall

Everett "Ev" Uppwall, 74, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 5, 1998, at his residence after a prolonged illness. He was born Oct. 27, 1923, in Mahwah, N.J., and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1990 from his birthplace. Mr. Uppwall was an advertising manager for Becton Dickson & Co. in Rutherford, N.J., and is a member of its Alumni Association in both New Jersey and Florida. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a volunteer for Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, and a member of the Barefoot Bay Home Owners Association. Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Alice; a son, Mark Uppwall, of Laurel, Md.; a brother, Roy Uppwall, of Parkersbury, W.Va.; and a sister, Terri Dobbs, of Waldwich, N.J. A memorial service was Friday, Sept. 11, at Roseland United Methodist Church, Roseland, with the Rev. Carl Bray officiating. Entombment was at Fountainhead Memorial Park, Palm Bay. Donations may be made to Holmes Regional Hospice, 1900 Dairy Road, West Melbourne, Fla., 32904, in Mr. Uppwall's memory. Arrangements are by Fountainhead Funeral Home, Palm Bay.

Edward Mulligan

Edward J. Mulligan, 86, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 7, 1998, at Sebastian River Medical Center, Roseland, after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 31, 1911, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1979 from Loudenville, N.Y. Surviving are two sons, Dennis Mulligan, of Massachusetts, and Dom Mulligan, of Long Island, N.Y.; one brother, Ray Mulligan, of Brooklyn; and three grandchildren. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. today at. The funeral was Friday, Sept. 11, at Fountainhead Memorial Funeral Home, Palm Bay, with the Rev. Patrick O'Carroll officiating. Interment followed at Fountainhead Memorial Park, Palm Bay.

Lois Perez

Lois Perez, 80, of Fellsmere, died Sept. 6, 1998, at San Juan, Puerto Rico, after a prolonged illness. She was born May 19, 1918, in Savage, Md., and moved to Fellsmere in 1973 from Ensenada, Puerto Rico. Mrs. Perez was a homemaker and a member of the Fellsmere Library Association. Surviving are one daughter, Patricia Perez, of San Juan; one son, Denis Perez, of Atlanta, Ga.; one sister, Hilda Herman, of Springfield, Va.; one brother, Delmer Collison, of Dunedin; and one grandchild. A graveside service was Saturday, Sept. 12, at Fountainhead Memorial Park, Palm Bay. The family suggests donations be sent to the American Heart Association, 2800 Aurora Road, Suite No. 1, Melbourne, Fla. 32935, in Mrs. Perez's memory.

Edward Mulligan

Edward J. Mulligan, 86, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 7, 1998, at Sebastian River Medical Center, Roseland, after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 31, 1911, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1979 from Loudenville, N.Y. Surviving are two sons, Dennis Mulligan, of Massachusetts, and Dom Mulligan, of Long Island, N.Y.; one brother, Ray Mulligan, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and three grandchildren. The funeral service was Friday, Sept. 11. Fountainhead Memorial Funeral Home, Palm Bay, was in charge of arrangements.

John Thompson

John W. Thompson, 86, of Sebastian, died Sept. 11, 1998, at Indian River Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 23, 1911, in Pulaski County, Va., and moved to Sebastian 26 years ago from Dublin, Va. Mr. Thompson retired as a dining supervisor at Virginia Tech University. He served as a Seabee in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Surviving are one son, Bill Thompson, of Dublin; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. At the family's request there will be no services. Donations may be made to the charity of one's choice in Mr. Thompson's memory. Arrangements are under the direction of Lowther Cremation Service, Vero Beach.

Priscilla Condit

Priscilla S. Condit, 95, of Vero Beach, died Aug. 21, 1998, at Indian River Memorial Hospital after a prolonged illness. She was born Aug. 15, 1903, in Winchendon, N.H., and moved to Vero Beach in 1988 from Crescent City. Mrs. Condit attended Abbott Academy, now part of the Phillips Andover Academy in Andover, Mass., and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. Mrs. Condit was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Vero Beach. Surviving are a son, Robert D.S. Condit, of Vero Beach; a daughter, Clare C. Gwyn, of Sebastian; a foster child, John E. Pearson, of Seffner; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A memorial service, with inurnment, will be Oct. 10 at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church, Huletts Landing, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Mountain Grove Memorial Church, Huletts Landing, N.Y. 12841, in Mrs. Condit's memory. Arrangements are under the direction of Lowther Cremation Service Inc., Vero Beach.

John Connors

John L. Connors, 76, of Sebastian, died Sept. 13, 1998, at Sebastian River Medical Center after a prolonged illness. He was born April 21, 1922, in West Point, N.Y., and moved to Sebastian in 1984 from Boynton Beach. Mr. Connors was a civil service employee and worked for the United States government for 37 years. He was a charter member of the Sebastian Elks Lodge No. 2714 and was voted Elk of the Year in 1986. He also was a member of the Sebastian Moose Lodge No. 1767, Sebastian. Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Lorraine; one brother, William Connors, of New Windsor, N.Y.; and one sister, Roseanne Connors, of Morristown, N.J. A prayer service was Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Strunk Funeral Home in Sebastian, followed by an Elk's Service conducted by Lodge No. 2714. A memorial Mass was Wednesday, Sept. 16, at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Sebastian. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Florida Elks Childrens Hospital, P.O. Box 49, Umatilla, Fla. 32784, or to the St. Sebastian Building Fund, P.O. Box 781212, Sebastian, Fla. 32978-1212, in memory of Mr. Connors.

Thomas Shearer

Thomas Lyle Greenwood Shearer Jr., 55, of Sebastian, died unexpectedly Sept. 11, 1998, at his residence. He was born March 16, 1943, in Coatesville, Pa., and moved to Sebastian in 1990 from Chicago. Mr. Shearer was a laborer in the dairy industry. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Surviving are three daughters, Teresa Shearer and Kimberly Green, both of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and Tracy King, of Winter Haven; his father, Thomas Lyle Greenwood Shearer Sr., of Palm Bay; his mother, Dorothy Shearer, of Sebastian; three brothers, David Shearer and Bobby Shearer, both of Sebastian, and Richard Shearer, of Mesa, Ariz.; two sisters, Sherry Messick, of Daytona Beach, and Bonnie Mallory, of Sebastian; and seven grandchildren. At the family's request, a private memorial service will be held. Inurnment will be at a later date at Sebastian Cemetery, Sebastian. Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian, is in charge of arrangements. Robert Lash

Robert Earl Lash, 75, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 15, 1998, at his residence after a prolonged illness. He was born Nov. 11, 1922, in Clarksburg, W.Va., and moved to Barefoot Bay in 1979 from Pine Hill, N.J. Mr. Lash was a crane operator at Westinghouse Corp., Lester, Pa., for 40 years. He was a member of the United Electrical Workers Local No. 107, Lester. A former member of the National Rifle Association. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Grace; three sons, Richard Martin Lash, of Barefoot Bay, Robert Earl Lash III, of Galveston, Texas, and James Henry Lash, of Blackwood, N.J.; two sisters, Joan Mammarella, of Valparaiso, Ind., and Rebecca Basham, of Albuquerque, N.M.; and two grandchildren. A memorial service was Friday, Sept. 19, at Strunk Funeral Home chapel, Sebastian, with the Rev. Lucien Duquette officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Micco Fire and Rescue Department, 301 Barefoot Blvd., Micco, Fla. 32976, in Mr. Lash's memory. Wilfred Finch

Wilfred Finch, 75, of Barefoot Bay, died Sept. 16, 1998, at his residence after a prolonged illness. He was born Oct. 16, 1922, in Windham, N.Y., and moved to Barefoot Bay 10 years ago from Catskill, N.Y. Mr. Finch was self-employed as a general contractor as Bill Finch General Contracting, prior to retirement. He was a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Elks Club, Palm Bay Lodge No. 2766 and Sebastian River Moose Lodge No. 1767, Sebastian. Surviving are his wife, Edith; two daughters, Sheila Riley Stamp, of Tegakay, S.C., and Sharon Finch, of Slingerlands, N.Y.; three stepsons, Leonard Franco, of Winter Springs, and James Franco and Preston Franco, both of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; four stepdaughters, Marilee Hobbs, of Catskill, Jane Ursprung, of Delmar, N.Y., Arlene White, of Cairo, N.Y., Angela June, of South Cairo, N.Y.; one brother, Howard Finch, of Gilbertsville, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family suggests donations be made to Sebastian River Moose Lodge, 9250 U.S. 1, Micco, Fla. 32908 in Mr. Finch's memory. Young and Prill Funeral Home, Sebastian, is in charge of arrangements. Gene Harris

L. Gene Harris, 70, of Sebastian, died Sept. 16, 1998, at his residence after a brief illness. He was born Dec. 9, 1927, in Modock, Kan., and moved to Sebastian 22 years ago from Vero Beach. Mr. Harris was an ordained minister. He was a graduate of Mesa College, Grand Junction, Colo., and Camel Mountain Bible College, Phoeniz, Ariz. He was a member and the minster of education at First Baptist Church, Wabasso. He worked for the Indian River County School District. He was the executive director for the Central Florida District Council of Carpenters. He was business manager of Carpenters of Vero Beach. He served as mayor of Sebastian from March 1986 to March of 1988. He was a former president and member of the Democratic Club of Sebastian. He was a member of the Sebastian Masonic Lodge No. 232, Free and Accepted Masons and the York Rite, Melbourne. He was a member of the Sebastian Property Owners Association, Historical Society of Sebastian and American Indian Friend. Surviving are his wife of 19 years, Patty; four sons, Gaius Wilkinson, of New Braunfels, Texas, Ted Harris, of Mansfield, Mass., and Mark Wilkinson, of Grand Junction, Colo., and Patrick Harris, of Fort Irwin, Calif.; seven daughters Rita Kanten, of Virginia Beach, Va., Lorna DiVinny, of Grand Junction, Melissa Vereecken, of Bissen, Luxembourg, Jessica Baker, of Trophy Club, Texas, Heather Cocke, of Millen, Ga., Daneal Gillespie, of New London, N.C., and Peggy James, of Tampa; three brothers, Deon Harris, of Ogden, Utah, Arlo Harris, of Washington state, and Norman Harris, of Grand Junction; one sister, Rogene Kubala, of Las Vegas, Nev.; 25 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. today at Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian. A Masonic service will be 7:30 p.m. Friday conducted by the Sebastian Masonic Lodge No. 232, Free and Accepted Masons. The was Saturday, Sept. 19, at First Baptist Church, Wabasso. Interment was at Sebastian Cemetery, Sebastian. The family suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society, North Indian River County Unit, P.O. Box 1749, Sebastian, Fla. 32958, or to the First Baptist Church of Wabasso, P.O. Box 246, Wabasso, Fla. 32970 in Mr. Harris' memory. Anna Jacobs

Anna Jacobs, 95, of Micco, died Sept. 16, 1998, at Integrated Health Services of Palm Bay, Palm Bay, after a brief illness. She was born May 8, 1903, in Harris, Pa., and moved to Micco in 1991 from Willimantic, Conn. Mrs. Jacobs was a rewinder at American Thread Co., Willimantic. She was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church, Barefoot Bay. Surviving are one daughter, Myrtle Gifford, of Micco; two brothers, John Horvath, of Willimantic, and Joseph Horvath, of Vernon, Conn.; seven sisters, Julia Fagan, of East Hartford, Conn., Mary Manis, of Windsor, Conn., Betty Couchon, Nellie Horvath, and Virginia Horvath, all of Willimantic, Jerry Roman, of Wethersfield, Conn., and Helen Stabach, of Norwich, Conn. At the family's request, there will be no visitation. Inurnment will be at a later date at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Willimantic. Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian, is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond Raedel

Raymond G. Raedel, 80, of Vero Beach, died Sept. 18, 1998, at Royal Palm Convalescent Center after an extended illness. Mr. Raedel was born Aug. 6, 1918, in Chicago, Ill., and moved to Vero Beach nine years ago from Clearwater. Mr. Raedel was a commercial artist and a Lutheran. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as second lieutenant. Surviving are his wife, Bernice; two sons, Alan Raedel, of Sebastian, and Bret Raedel, of Barrington, Ill.; three daughters, Marilyn Hildebrandt, of Suwanee, Ga., Joyce Raedel Meinert of Atlanta, Ga., and Sherry Raedel of Atlanta; one sister, Helen Romme, of Deland, and seven grandchildren. A funeral was Monday, Sept. 21, at Living Lord Lutheran Church. Private burial services will be held at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill., 60611, in Mr. Raedel's memory. Arrangements are under the direction of Cox-Gifford Funeral Home.

Wayne Fagan

Wayne "J.R." Fagan, 33, of Vero Beach, died Sept. 19, 1998, at Indian River Memorial Hospital after a prolonged illness. He was born Sept. 22, 1964, in Manchester, Conn. Mr. Fagan lived in Fort Pierce and Vero Beach for 15 years, coming from Charlestown, R.I. Mr. Fagan was a self-employed carpenter on the Treasure Coast for 15 years. He is survived by his wife of nine years, Susan; his parents, Raymond and Dona Fagan, of Micco; one brother, William Fagan, of Fort Pierce; one sister, Dora Ziomek, of Mount Home, Idaho; his paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Fagan, of Hope Valley, R.I.; and his maternal grandparents, Bill and Gladys Klambt, of Fort Pierce. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1401 21st St., Vero Beach, Fla. 32960, in Mr. Fagan's memory. Aycock Feneral Home, Fort Pierce, is in charge of arrangements.