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Margaret Corr, 89, of Barefoot Bay, died Feb. 8, 1998, at Sebastian River Medical Center, Roseland, after a brief illness. She was born Aug. 13, 1908, in New York, N.Y., and moved to Barefoot Bay four years ago from Vernon, N.J. She was supervisor for 20 years for the City of New York's Real Estate Department and was a member of Sr. Luke's Catholic Church, Barefoot Bay. Surviving are her son, Denis Corr, of Barefoot Bay; six grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren. Mrs. Corr is being transferred to Purra Funeral Home, Florida, N.Y., for services and burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Pine Island, N.Y. Strunk Funeral Home, Sebas- tian, is in charge of local arrangements.
Lillian E. Weaver, 93, 498 Corton Ave., Sebastian, died unexpecredly Feb. 11, 1998, at her residence. She was born Aug. 3,1904, in Petersburg, Mich., and moved to Indian River County in 1973 from To- ledo, Ohio. Mrs. Weaver was a Methodist. Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Borsos, of Toledo, and Dolors Lane, of Sebastian; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. There will be no services. Interment will be at Fountainhead Memorial Park Cemetery, Palm Bay. Fountainhead Funeral Home, Palm Bay, is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph David Cardinale, 74, of Sebastian, died Feb. 13, 1998, at his home after an extended illness. He was born Jan. 15, 1924, in Bronx, N.Y., and moved to Sebastian in 1989 from Boynton Beach. Mr. Cardinale was a construction foreman. He was a member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church and a U.S. Army veteran during World War II. He was a former member of the Italian-American Club. Surviving are his wife, Esther; his son, Charles Cardinale, of Sebastian; and a brother, Tony Cardinale of New York. Friends may call 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Strunk Funeral Home in Sebastian. A funeral Mass was held Feb. 17 at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Sebastian. Interment followed in Sebastian Cemetery. Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian, was in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society, North Indian River County Unit, P.O. Box 1749, Sebastian, Fla. 32958, in Mr. Cardinale's memory.
Agnes L. Winne, 77, of Barefoot Bay, died unexpectedly Feb. 12, 1998, at Sebastian River Medical Center, Roseland. She was born March 13, 1920, in Walkers Mills, Pa., and moved to Barefoot Bay three years ago from Pittsfield, Mass. Mrs. Wine was the chief accountant at Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Blairsyille, Pa. She was a graduate of Hartwick College, Oneonta, N.Y. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Ohio Club, New England Club and Polish and American Club, all of Barefoot Bay. Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Frank; one son, Richard A. Winne, of West Bloomfield, Mich.; two daughters, Dr. Cynthia E. Winne, of Readfield, Maine, and Christine C. Karlsson, of New York City; and four grandchildren. A memorial service was held Feb. 16 at Strunk Funeral Home Chapel, Sebastian, with the Rev. Dr. Chris E. Zorn officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Heart Association, North Central Florida Area, 237 E. Marks St., Orlando, Fla. 32803, in Mrs. Winne's memory.
Margaret Donado, 94, of West Melbourne, died Feb. 15, 1998, at West Melbourne Health Care after a prolonged illness. She was born Feb. 28, 1903, in Bronx, N.Y., and moved to Sebastian in 1986 from Lantana. Mrs. Donado was executive secretary for the managing director of Stations Representatives Association in New York for 20 years, was a charter member of the Carle Anderson American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 559, Harrison, N.Y., and was a communicant of Sr. Sebastian Catholic Church, Sebastian, and St. Gregory The Great, in Harrison. Surviving are a daughter, Margaret Lavoie, of Sebastian; a son, Alfred Donado, of Colts Neck, N.J.; two sisters, Justina Crisriano and Catherine Fay, both of Sebastian; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Ar a later date, there will be a memorial service at Sr. Sebastian Catholic Church and a Mass at St. Gregory The Great Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Sebastian Catholic Church Building Fund, U.S. 1, Sebastian, Fla., 32958. Fountainhead Funeral Home, Palm Bay, is in charge of arrangements.
William M. "Bill" Candlish, 74, 409 Macadamia Drive, Barefoot Bay, died unexpectedly Feb. 7, 1998, at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne. He was born Oct. 13, 1923, in Chicago, and moved to Brevard County in 1982 from Palatine, Ill. Mr. Candlish attended Sr. Luke's Catholic Church, Sebastian, and was a veteran of World War II. He received the Purple Heart and participated in the Battle of the Bulge. Surviving are his wife of 22 years, Beatrice; a son, William M. Candlish, Jr., of Mokena, Ill.; two daughters, Carol Ann Mason, of New Lenox, Ill., and Dorothy M. McNamera, of Capron, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Lynne Schroeder, of Franktown, Colo.; a stepson, Mark Dittrich, of Streamwood, Ill.; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vision Retirement Home, 1611 Elizabeth St., Melbourne, Fla., 32901 in Mr. Candlish's memory. East Coast Cremation, Melbourne, was in charge of arrangements.
Francis John Docherty, 89, of Sebastian, died. Feb. 19, 1998, at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, after a brief illness. He was born March 15, 1908, in Scotland and moved to Sebastian two years ago from Fort Lauderdale. Mr. Docherty was a waiter in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Surviving are one nephew, William Graham, of Sebastian; and two nieces, Margaret Palmieri, of Barnegat, N.J., and Mary Graham, of Flushing, N.Y. At the family's request, there will be no services. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lowther Cremation Service, Vero Beach.
Alfred John Harjes Jr., 66, of Sebastian, died Feb. 17, 1998, at Sebastian River Medical Center, Roseland, after a prolonged illness. He was born Feb. 27, 1931, in Bronx, N.Y., and moved to Sebas- tian in 1987 from Toms River, N.J. Mr. Harjes was a manager for Waterford Glass, Long Branch, N.J., for 18 years. He was a 1953 gradnate of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. He was a member of the American Power Boat Association. Surviving is his wife of 42 years, Joan. A private memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Florida, 1040 Woodcock Road, No. 119, Orlando, Fla. 32803 in Mr. Harjes' memory. Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian, is in charge of arrangements.
Robert E. Brennan, 85, 6258 Mirror Lake Court, Sebastian, died Feb. 15, 1998, at his residence after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 8, 1913, in Boston, and moved to Sebastian 15 years ago from Cambridge, Mass. Mr. Brennan worked for the Cambridge Water Department prior to retirement. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Harriet; one brother, William F. Brennan, of Arlington, Mass.; one sister, Cathe- rine Keane, of Harwich, Mass.; and five grandchildren. A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 20 at St. Paul's Church, Cambridge. Interment followed at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston.
Carmen Anthony Leone, 77, of Sebastian, died Feb. 17, 1998, at Sebastian River Medical Center, Roseland, after a brief illness. He was born Jan. 1, 1921, in Italy, and moved to Sebastian in 1984 from Roselle Park, N.J. Mr. Leone was an electrical engineer in the aerospace industry. He was a member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Sebastian, the Italian-American Club, Sebastian, Holy Name Society and National Society of Professional Engineers. He also was a third and fourth degree Knight and a member of the Sebastian Council No. 8009 Knights of Columbus. Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Louise; one son, Vincent D. Leone, of Palm Harbor; two daughters, Vivian Leone Freeman, of Palm Harbor, and Louise Leone Cutrufello, of Murphy, N.C.; two brothers, Joseph Leone, of Sebastian, and Adolfo Leone, of Springfield, N.J.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 20 at Sr. Sebastian Catholic Church. Entombment followed at Fountainhead Memorial Park, Palm Bay. The family suggests donations be made to St. Sebastian Catholic Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 781212, Sebastian, Fla. 32978-1212 in Mr. Leone's memory. Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian, was in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Peggy Turner, 82, of Snug Harbor Lakes, Micco, died unexpectedly Feb. 18, 1998, at her residence. She was born Dec. 11, 1915, in New York, N.Y., and moved to Micco five years ago from California. Mrs. Turner was a retired teacher. Surviving are her husband of 25 years, Charles; four daughters, Carolyn Byers, of Chulavista, Calif., Linda Michell, of Encinitas, Caljf~ Gloria Hawkins, of Livermore, Calif., and Goldie Boswell, of San Diego, Calif.; one son, George Boswell, of Tucson, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. At the family's request, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lowther Cremation Service, Vero Beach.
Leona Howell, 88, of Sebastian, died Feb. 19, 1998, in Sebastian. She was born Sept. 5, 1909, in Minsk, Russia, and moved to Sebas- tian in 1992 from Plainwell, Mich. Mrs. Howell worked for the Hudson and Federated Department Stores in Detroit. Surviving are two daughters, Beverly Barea-Pleau, of Sebastian, and Gloria Howell of Livonia, Mich. two sisters, Geneva Nabozny, of Fort Walton, and Stella Lehnart of Detroit; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Rupert, Durham, Marshall and Gren Funeral Home, Plainwell. A Celebration of Life service was held at the Rupert, Durham, Marshall and Gren Funeral Home, Plainwell, with the Rev. Nelson Lumm officiating. Cremation followed with burial of the remains in the family plot in Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell. Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Plainwell or the American Cancer Society in Mrs. Howell's memory. Friends may share a memory with the family online (www.rdmg.com) at the funeral home.