Miscellaneous Orange County, Florida Obituaries - 2000

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January 31, 2000

MATHEW J. BAILARDO, 81, Minnesota Avenue, Orange City, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mr. Bailardo was a retired automotive mechanic. Born in Bridgeport, Conn., he moved to Central Florida in 1920. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and American Legion. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Mary L.; sons, Sam, Milford, Conn., Pete, Orange City, Dennise, San Diego; sister, Bernice Rizzi, Edgewater; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, Orange City.

WILLIE LOU BYRD, 88, Maury Road, Orlando, died Friday, Jan. 28. Mrs. Byrd was in sales. Born in Mart, Texas, she moved to Central Florida in 1970. She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Survivors: brothers, Woodrow Coleman, Grady Coleman, both of Nashville, Tenn., Clyde Coleman, Drumright, Okla., John William, Chicago. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Orlando.

JEANETTE M. COLEY, 44, Green Court, Kissimmee, died Friday, Jan. 28. Mrs. Coley was a cast member of Walt Disney World. She was born in Joliet, Ill. She was a member of Poinciana Christian Church. Survivors: husband, Russell J.; sons, Donald Larson, Michael Larson, both of Wilmington, Ill.; stepdaughter, Jennifer Coley, England; parents, Raymond and Catherine Johnson, Kissimmee; brothers, Raymond Johnson, Jacksonville, Samuel Johnson, Tampa; sisters, Cathy Willis, Mary Peterson, both of Wilmington, Diane Stasik, Baytown, Texas; four grandchildren. Grissom Funeral Home and Crematory, Kissimmee.

JAMES DALE EAKER, 66, Militia Drive, Titusville, died Sunday, Jan. 30. Mr. Eaker was a vice president. Born in Malden, Mo., he moved to Central Florida in 1983. He was Protestant. He was a member of American Legion. Survivors: wife, Serelda; daughter, Jamie D., Virginia. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, Cocoa Beach.

JANE C. FELLERS, 86, Islander Court, Longwood, died Saturday, Jan. 29. She was a retired statistician for the Bureau of Mines. Born in Staten Island, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1997. Survivors: son, Jack, Stafford, Va.; daughter, Marjorie Cole, Apopka; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Tri-County Cremation, Longwood.

GEORGE FRANKLIN FISCHBACK, 91, Maitland Boulevard, Maitland, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mr. Fischback was an owner and operator. Born in Bessemer, Ala., he moved to Central Florida in 1952. He was a member of United States Tennis Association. Survivors: sons, George F. II, Coral Springs, Dale S., Brandon, William H., Orlando; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Orlando.

MARK RONALD FLETCHER, 43, Connover Road, Palm Bay, died Friday, Jan. 28. Mr. Fletcher was an electronics specialist. Born in West Germany, he moved to Central Florida in 1981. He was a member of Jaycees. He was Presbyterian. He was an Air Force veteran of the Gulf War. Survivors: parents, Ronald and Barbara, Cocoa Beach; brother, Christopher, Pittsburgh; sister, Deborah Vizard, Crestline, Calif. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, Cocoa Beach.

MARIE L. HARTER, 75, South Lake Formosa Drive, Orlando, died Friday, Jan. 28, of a heart condition. Mrs. Harter was a homemaker. Born in Charleston, W.Va., she moved to Central Florida in 1955. She was a member of College Park United Methodist Church. Survivors: husband, James H.; son, Robert Sloan, Kissimmee; daughter, Carolyn Gregory, Dallas; one grandchild. Carey Hand Garden Chapel Home for Funerals, Orlando.

JAMES L. HEFNER, 72, Morningview Drive, Tavares, died Friday, Jan. 28. Mr. Hefner was an operating engineer for R.W. Sidley Inc. Born in Dorset, Ohio, he moved to Central Florida in 1991. He was Protestant. Survivors: wife, Mary E.; son, Russell, Atlanta; daughters, Kristine, Atlanta, Kathe Erickson, Yardley, Pa., Joanne Glover, Jacksonville; brothers, Robert, Warren, Ohio, Terry, Unionville, Ohio; sisters, Gertrude Bartle, Jefferson, Ohio, Patricia Haines, Austinburg, Ohio, Harriett Mountain, Cleveland; four grandchildren. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.

PEARL B. HENDERSON, 91, Egan Drive, Orlando, died Sunday, Jan. 30. Mrs. Henderson was a seamstress. Born in Halifax County, Va., she moved to Central Florida in 1976. She was a member of Azalea Park Methodist Church. Survivors: daughter, Frances Allred, Orlando; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, Orlando.

EMMA "MINA" HOLZ, 91, Florabunda Circle, Orange City, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. Holz was retired president of Salvation Army Women's Organizations. Born in Philadelphia, she moved to Central Florida in 1993. Survivors: sons, Ernest R., Arlington, Va., William H., Cape Carteret, N.C.; daughters, Mary Jones, Alexandria, Va., Christine Goodier, St. Croix, Virgin Islands; brother, William Krunsberg, New Orleans; five grandchildren. Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, Orange City.

JOHNNY "RED" JOHNSON, 65, 1413 W. 13th St., Sanford, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mr. Johnson was a retired maintenance worker for the city of Sanford. He was born in Chicago. He was Baptist. Survivors: sons, Dr. Willie B. Sherman, Sanford; daughters, Patricia, Dorothy Brazzell, Kendra, Veronica, Rashia, Natasha, all of Sanford. Sunrise Funeral Home, Sanford.

HAZEL V. KING, 88, Gantry Lane, Orlando, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. King was a schoolteacher. Born in New York, she moved to Central Florida in 1954. She was a member of Daughters of the Elks. She was a member of Laurel Hills Baptist Church. Survivors: husband, Frederick N.; daughter, Barbara J. Johnson, Orlando; brother, Fred Ronnermann, Gulfport, Miss.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

CHARLOTTE EDNA LANGFORD, 74, Newberry, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. Langford was a homemaker. She was born in Savannah, Ga. She was a member of Newberry Church of God. Survivors: husband, Samuel W.; daughters, Earline Hack, Sanford, Sandy Shea, Clermont; brothers, Morris Falagan, J.W. Falagan, both of Orlando; sisters, Betty Lee, Katherine Morski, both of Orlando; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Watson Funeral Home, Trenton.

MARIE KATHERINE MILLER, 92, 31 Fairway Drive, Cocoa Beach, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. Miller was a homemaker. Born in Detroit, she moved to Central Florida in 1991. She was a member of Church of Our Savior. Survivors: daughter, Jeanne M. Bellware, Cocoa Beach; brother, Richard Selinske, Northville, Mich.; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, Cocoa Beach.

TRESSA MONGELLUZZO, 89, Washington Street, Orlando, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Ms. Mongelluzzo was a department store manager. Born in Barnesboro, Pa., she moved to Central Florida in 1976. She was a member of St. James Cathedral. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Ivanhoe Chapel, Orlando.

ETHEL HANNER MYERLEY, 82, Landover Place, Longwood, died Friday, Jan. 28, of pneumonia. Mrs. Myerley worked for Maas Brothers. Born in Greensboro, N.C., she moved to Central Florida in 1995. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors: daughter, Edwina Grant, Longwood; brothers, Bill Hanner, E.E. Hanner Jr., both of Greensboro, Richard Hanner, Columbia, S.C.; sisters, Margaret I. Poole, Mabel Wrenn, both of Greensboro; two grandchildren. Newcomer Family Funeral Home, Winter Park.

ELIZABETH BUTLER PAGE, 73, South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. Page was a homemaker. Born in Pittsburgh, she moved to Central Florida in 1964. She was a member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. She was a member of Bay Hill Country Club. Survivors: sons, James F. Jr., Thomas P., Frank L., daughter, ???Susan P., all of Orlando; brother, Thomas Butler, Pennsylvania; eight grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Ivanhoe Chapel, Orlando.

BLANCHE JENSEN RICHARDS, 88, Colonial Lane, Longwood, died Sunday, Jan. 30, of congestive heart failure. Mrs. Richards was a homemaker. Born in Ogden, Utah, she moved to Central Florida in 1991. She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Survivors: daughters, Irene R. Woodside, Salt Lake City, Maxine J. Smeath, Orem, Utah, Danielle R. Langdorf, Longwood, Leah Rae Pitzak, Yorba Linda, Calif.; sons, Daniel W., Houston, Stephen P., Miami; sisters, Minnie Llewellyn, Salt Lake City, Ester Wolfley, Delsie Pittard, both of Orem; brothers, Mark C. Jensen, Orem, Winston Jensen, Emmitt, Idaho, Wendall Jensen, Idaho Falls, Idaho; 25 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Semoran-Forest City Chapel, Forest City.

JOSE A. RIVERA SR., 71, 286 Emerson Drive, Palm Bay, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mr. Rivera was a retired electronics machinist. Born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, he moved to Central Florida in 1985. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Survivors: wife, Marina O.; sons, Joseph Jr., Robert, both of Palm Bay; seven grandchildren. Brownlie and Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

MABEL W. SABINSKI, 67, Roxbury Road, Winter Park, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. Sabinski was a homemaker. Born in Brooks County, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1963. She was Baptist. Survivors: husband, Peter; brother, Dane Willaford, Warner Robins, Ga.; sister, Kathryn Thompson, Orlando. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

DAVID WILFRED SCHWEIZER, 65, 3705 Lake View Acres Road, St. Cloud, died Thursday, Jan. 27. Mr. Schweizer was an electrical engineer. Born in Paterson, N.J., he moved to Central Florida in 1995. Survivors: daughter, Jennefer Creamer, Arden, N.C., Victoria Schweizer, Vero Beach; sister, Doris J. Augutis, Oakland Park; four grandchildren. Fisk Funeral Home and Crematory, St. Cloud.

PAULA P. SHILLS, 54, 250 North Banana River Drive, Merritt Island, died Friday, Jan. 28. Miss Shills was a secretary. Born in Pittsburgh, she moved to Central Florida in 1980. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors: mother, Andree, Winter Haven; sisters, Anita, Winter Haven, Monica, Baton Rouge, La.; brother, Peter III, Riverside, Calif. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, Cocoa Beach.

DOROTHY SMITH, 82, 740 N.E. Angle St., Palm Bay, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker. Born in New Haven, Conn., she moved to Central Florida in 1981. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors: daughter, Doreen Sada, Palm Bay; son, Fred Dzindzalet, Wallingford, Conn.; four grandchildren. Brownlie and Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

GLADYS N. SMOTHERS, 90, Northlake Drive, Orange City, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. Smothers was a retired nurse. Born in Aurora, Ill., she moved to Central Florida in 1978. She was a member of Orange City United Methodist Church. Survivor: niece, Charlene Callender, Kentucky. Lankford Funeral Home, Orange City.

MITSUKO VILLANUEVA, 71, Park Lake Circle, Maitland, died Monday, Jan. 24. Mrs. Villanueva was a food service worker. Born in Japan, she moved to Central Florida in 1972. She was Baptist. Survivors: husband, Pelagio "Bill"; two sisters, both of Japan. Union Park Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Orlando.

EDYTHE R. WEBER, 86, Northgate Drive, Kissimmee, died Thursday, Jan. 27. Mrs. Weber was a bookkeeper. Born in Philadelphia, she moved to Central Florida in 1989. She was Methodist. Survivors: daughter, Patricia Nowak, Kissimmee; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Orlando.

DIANA WILLIAMS, 32, Solomon Drive, Orlando, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Born in Orlando, she was a lifelong resident of Central Florida. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Survivors: sons, Jarvis Bellamy, Brandon, both of Orlando; daughters, Alexus, Katherine, both of Orlando; mother, Katherine White, Orlando; brothers, James White, Earl White, Johnny White, Larry A. Stephens, all of Orlando, Walter White, Tampa; sisters, Joyce Robinson, Delores, both of Orlando. Family Funeral Care, Oviedo.

GRACE CARLYON WOODALL, 96, Seventh Terrace, Gainesville, died Sunday, Jan. 30. Mrs. Woodall was a homemaker. Born in Butler, N.J., she moved to Gainesville, from Central Florida in 1993. She as a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors: daughters, Betty Taylor, Gainesville, Rosalie Hine, Lusby, Md.; brothers, Frank H. Carlyon, Beaverton, Ore., Leslie Carlyon, Butler, N.J.; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Grissom Funeral Home and Crematory, Kissimmee.

February 03, 2000

FRANCES K. AYRES, 57, Indian River Avenue, Titusville, died Tuesday, Jan. 25. Mrs. Ayres was a homemaker. Born in El Paso, Texas, she moved to Central Florida in 1990. Survivors: daughters, Debbie Mohrbacher, Round Lake Beach, Ill., Barbara Sohn, Asheville, N.C., Sherri Maradiaga, Titusville; son, Randy Mohrbacher, Round Lake Beach; 11 grandchildren. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

WILSON L. BLINT, 82, DiGarmo Terrace, Deltona, died Tuesday, Feb. 1. Master Sgt. Blint was retired from the Army. Born in Johnsonburg, Pa., he moved to Central Florida in 1958. He was Protestant. Survivors: wife, Ruth; daughters, Sandra Divine, Clermont, Teresa Folsom, Deltona, Julia Lawry, Malabar; three grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Orlando.

CLEO PAULA SIKES GREIMEL THRIFT BOOTH, 85, 1740 E. Malabar Road, Malabar, died Tuesday, Feb. 1. Mrs. Booth was a homemaker. Born in Charlton County, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1956. She was Baptist. Survivors: sons, John A. Greimel, Peter Greimel, both of Melbourne, Paul Marks, Athens, Ga., Leslie Marks, Destin, Michael McClellan, Blackshear, Ga.; daughters, Joyce Rouse, Sue Giddens, both of Waycross, Ga.; sister, Merle Schmidt, Melbourne; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.

DENZIL E. "TED" BOOY, 76, Turpentine Road, Mims, died Tuesday, Feb. 1. Mr. Booy was a retired electrician. Born in England, he moved to Central Florida in 1945. He was a member of First Christian Church of Titusville. Survivors: wife, Betty K.; son, Adrian R., Franklin, Tenn.; brother, Douglas, England; one grandchild. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

LOUISE CARLSON, 82, 101 Northlake Drive, Orange City, died Sunday, Jan. 30. Mrs. Carlson was a retired registered nurse. Born in Cartersville, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1981. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Orange City, and Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 63. Survivor: sister, Ruth Hendrix, Port St. Joe. Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, Orange City.

ALCIDE E. "PETE" CARON, 68, North Palmetto Drive, DeLand, died Wednesday, Feb. 2. Mr. Caron was a construction plasterman. Born in Fiskdale, Mass., he moved to Central Florida in 1985. He was a member of United Mine Workers Union and Plastering Union. He was Roman Catholic. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. Survivors: wife, Bonnie; daughters, Debra Donn, Hartford, Conn., Cheryl Merrill, DeLand, Sarah Hannon, DeLeon Springs; sons, Alcide E. Jr., Peter, Emil, all of DeLand; sister, Priscilla Montminy, Attleboro, Mass.; brother, Alfred Sr., North Smithfield, R.I.; nine grandchildren. Altman-Long Funeral Homes, DeBary.

EDWARD LEON CARTER, 70, Berdetta Street, Leesburg, died Monday, Jan. 31. Mr. Carter was a nurseryman. Born in Brinkley, Ark., he moved to Central Florida in 1980. Survivors: wife, Joan; sons, David L., New Lexington, Ohio, John P., Clermont; daughters, Cynthia J. Blankinsop, Clermont, Elizabeth A. Trachsel, Leesburg, Catherine Jo Sonier, Groveland; brothers, Arthur, Leesburg, William, Elyria, Ohio; sisters, Helen Dixon, Laverne Lawless, both of Brinkley, Nettie Cassity, Birmingham, Ohio, Juay Watson, Ohio, Betty Crane, Hardin, Ky.; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Morris Hunt Direct Cremation, Winter Park.

ISLA IDA BALZORA CHESSER, 91, 2000 Edgewood Ave., Leesburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 1. Mrs. Chesser was a homemaker. Born in Branford, she moved to Leesburg from Deerfield Beach in 1967. She was a member of the Church of God, Ocoee. Survivors: brothers, Herbert Wilson Sumner, Wildwood, Norman N. Sumner, Adamsville; sister, Gertrude Mollie Petty, Leesburg. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.

MARVIN K. CORAM, 93, Point Clear, Ala., died Friday, Jan. 28, of kidney disease. Mr. Coram was a retired supervisor for Southern Bell. Born in Benevolence, Ga., he moved to Alabama from Central Florida in 1997. He was former president of Orlando Kiwanis Club and a member of Pioneer Club of Southern Bell. He was a member of College Park Baptist Church. Survivors: sons, Richard L., Point Clear, Bruce, Salisbury, North Carolina; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home, Winter Park.

HAROLD HOWARD CROWE, 58, Debbie Street, Wildwood, died Monday, Jan. 31. Mr. Crowe was self-employed. Born in Leesburg, he was a lifetime resident of Central Florida. He was a member of the Wildwood American Legion. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors: sister, Doris Gillis, Apopka; nephews, Roy Smith, Deltona, Leslie Smith, Apopka; nieces, Toni Corcoran, Apopka, Joann Ryan, Monroe, N.C. Banks-Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

JOHN C. ECHEGOVEN, 86, Hickory Hills Boulevard, died Wednesday, Feb. 2. Mr. Echegoven was an electrical engineer for NASA. Born in Havana, Cuba, he moved to Central Florida in 1961. Survivors: wife, Ana; son, Juan C., Shrewsbury, Mass.; daughter, Vivian Kiely, Miami. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

ANTHONY G. "TONY" ERESH, 77, Chartres Avenue, Melbourne, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mr. Eresh was a postman. Born in St. Louis, he moved to Central Florida in 1979. He was a member of Harbor City Golf Club, Melbourne. Survivors: daughter, Dana Paulick, Melbourne; brothers, Peter, John, both of St. Louis; sister, Angelne, St. Louis; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.

ESTHER K. FRISCH, 96, South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach, died Wednesday, Feb. 2. Mrs. Frisch was a retired registered nurse. Born in Wendell, Minn., she moved to Central Florida in 1969. She was a member of Coronado Duplicate Bridge Club, American Contract Bridge League and Smyrna Yacht Club. Survivors: daughters, Jeanette Carstens, New Smyrna Beach, Patricia Magnuson, Jacksonville, Jeraldine Lininger, Fallon, Nev.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Settle-Wilder Funeral Home, New Smyrna Beach.

REYNOLD L. JARVIS, 81, 700 N. Palmetto St., Leesburg, died Monday, Jan. 31. Mr. Jarvis was a salesman for Harry P. Leu Industrial Parts of Miami. Born in Barbourville, Ky., he moved to Leesburg from Hialeah in 1984. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Leesburg. He was a member and past district president of the Civitan Club. He was an Army Air Forces veteran. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart. Survivors: wife, Bette; son, Richard L., West Palm Beach; daughter, Jeri McLaughlin, Celebration; four grandchildren. Page-Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg.

WILLIE A. JOHNSON, 77, 1705 Virginia Ave., Eustis, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mr. Johnson was a citrus worker. Born in Loyd, he moved to Central Florida in 1936. He was a member of Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church, Eustis. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors: wife, Geneva; brother, Jessie B., Orlando; sisters, Wynderlon Blue, Lafaye Jones, Atlanta, La Naye Wilson, Bradenton; four grandchildren. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Apopka.

MARY BELLA KELVEY, 86, LaSalle Avenue, St. Cloud, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, of a heart attack. Mrs. Kelvey was a jewelry maker. Born in Providence, R.I., she moved to Central Florida this year. She was a member of St. Brenden Catholic Church, Riverside, R.I. She was active in the Self-Help Senior Club, Riverside. Survivors: daughters, Susan Guertin, Shirley Zollo, both of St. Cloud, Barbara Zinno, Marie O'Neill, Lucille Gilmore, all of Riverside; sons, Aramand Guertin, Joseph Kelvey, both of St. Cloud, Frank, William, both of Rhode Island, Roger Guertin, Massachusetts; 21 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, one great-great-great grandchild. Fish Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Cloud.

IRIS J. LONGMIRE, 48, Lexington Avenue, Enterprise, died Sunday, Jan. 30. Mrs. Longmire was a homemaker. Born in Rockhill, S.C., she moved to Central Florida in 1988. Survivors: husband, Thomas J.; sons, Michael J., Paul W., both of Deltona; daughter, Charity, Deltona; brother, James M. Brady, Seville; five grandchildren. Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, Orange City.

FRANK JOHN MANNO, 7, Destiny Boulevard, Kissimmee, died Sunday, Jan. 30, of respiratory infection. Frank John Manno was a student at Central Avenue Elementary. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he moved to Central Florida in 1996. He was a member of the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Survivors: mother, Rosann, Kissimmee; half-brother, Douglas Wilkinson, New York; half-sister, Joanna Quattrocchio, Norwich, N.Y.; maternal grandmother, Anna, Purdy's, N.Y.; paternal grandmother, Olga Knapp, Norwich, N.Y. Grissom Funeral Home and Crematory, Kissimmee.

KIMBERLY ANNE MULLINS, 10 days, South Volusia Avenue, Orange City, died Monday, Jan. 31. Kimberly was born in Orlando. Survivors: father, Jeffrey P.; mother, Heather Renee Abbott; brother, Jeffrey P. Jr.; maternal grandmother, Sandra K. Abbott, Charleston, W. Va.; paternal great-grandmother, Georgie Samples, Fayetteville, W. Va. Baldauff Family Funeral Home, Orange City.

DORIS ELIZABETH MURRAY, 62, Grand Avenue, Glenwood, died Tuesday, Feb. 1. Born in Louisville, Ky., she moved to Central Florida in 1982. Survivors: brothers, Charles, Naples, William, Los Angeles, John Paul Jr., Baltimore; sister, Mary Susan Gonzalez, Baltimore. Lankford Funeral Home, DeLand.

ANGEL C. OLIVER, 78, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, died Wednesday, Feb. 2. Mr. Oliver worked in chemical manufacturing. Born in Puerto Rico, he moved to Central Florida in 1999. He was Roman Catholic. Survivors: wife, Ursula Gely; son, Waldo R., Puerto Rico; daughters, Ingrid D. Astacio, Orlando, Mina, Puerto Rico; three sisters; five brothers; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeraria Buxeda, Orlando.

ELISA C. PARANO, 83, Terrace Hill, DeBary, died Tuesday, Feb. 1. Mrs. Parano was a homemaker. Born in Summerville, Mass., she moved to Central Florida in 1968. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, DeBary. Survivors: husband, Angelo; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Deltona Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery.

MARY ELIZABETH REHNBORG, 85, 310 Pennsylvania Ave., St. Cloud, died Wednesday, Feb. 2. Mrs. Rehnborg was an office worker. Born in Cory, Pa., she moved to Central Florida in 1966. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Survivors: nephews, Radley, Pineville, N.C., Gordon, Austin, Texas; nieces, Helen Athey, Yorktown, Va., Hazel Bertram, Richmond, Va., Doris Miller, Blacksburg, Va. Fisk Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Cloud.

HARRY J. RICHMOND, 60, State Road 19, Groveland, died Tuesday, Feb. 1. Mr. Richmond was an auto technician for Tropical Ford. Born in Booton, N.J., he moved to Central Florida in 1971. He was Baptist. He was an Army veteran. Survivors: wife, Wilma J.; sons, Richard J., Mount Dora, John R., Eustis; daughters, Susan J. Faccone, Wyoming, Laura L. DeCloedt, Eustis; brother, David, Mountain Lakes, N.J.; sister, Phyllis Ayers, Andover, N.J.; stepsons, Robert Spears, Fort Bragg, N.C., James Spears, Arvada, Colo., Patrick K. Spears, Clermont; 19 grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Orlando.

RUEL A. ROY, 72, Hoffner Avenue, Orlando, died Monday, Jan. 31, of cancer. Mr. Roy was a truck driver. Born in Dorena, Ky., he moved to Central Florida in 1968. He was Baptist. Survivors: wife, Ilene; daughters, Theresa Bouldin, Mary Bromley, both of Orlando; son, Derick, Winter Springs; sister, Velma Wilson, Nancy, Ky.; brothers, Arlin, Paxton, Ill., Eugene, Winter Springs; five grandchildren. Newcomer Family Funeral Home, Winter Park.

BEATRICE SMITH, 86, Factory Street, Cocoa, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. Smith worked in housekeeping. Born in Hawkinsville, Ga., she moved to Central Florida in 1929. She was a member of Zion Orthodox Primitive Baptist Church, Cocoa. Survivors: five grandchildren. Lewis-Ray Mortuary, Titusville.

JACKSON M. SMITH, 69, Harry T. Moore Avenue, Mims, died Sunday, Jan. 30. Mr. Smith was a retired logistics specialist at Kennedy Space Center. Born in Chipley, he moved to Central Florida in 1959. He was a member of East Mims Progressive Civic League. He was a member of Great St. James Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Charlie; daughters, Ursula Perry, Valrico, Lawanda, Randallstown, Md.; son, Craig, White Plains, N.Y.; sister, Wesserlean McZeek, Mobile, Ala.; three grandchildren. Lewis-Ray Mortuary, Titusville.

JOE THOMAS STEWARD, 50, Chestnut Lane, Tavares, died Tuesday, Feb. 1. Mr. Steward was an insurance agent. Born in Dyersburg, Tenn., he moved to Central Florida in 1995. He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Orlando. He was a member of the Lake County Hog Chapter. Survivors: wife, Mary Ann; son, Joe T., Tavares; daughter, Rebecca, Tavares; mother, Emma Masyk, Orlando; brothers, Joey, DeLand, Michael Mann, Georgetown, S.C., Patrick Mann, Colombia, Md.; sisters, Esther Treese, Pamela Shannon, both of Orlando, Kathy Cook, Becky, both of DeLand, Sheryl Forener, Deltona, Lauren Heintz, San Jose, Calif.; Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, DeLand.

PATRICIA ELAINE STINE, 52, Corine Street, DeLand, died Saturday, Jan. 29. Mrs. Stine was a nurse for Children First Home Health of Orlando. Born in Toledo, Ohio, she moved to Central Florida in 1986. Survivors: daughters, Shelly Poore, Virginia Beach, Va., Sarah Crowder, Middleburg; parents, Albert and Bernice Jones; sister, Nancy A. Caldwell, Sacramento, Calif.; two granddaughters. Banks-Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

JACK "J.C." TAYLOR, 72, 653 E. Minneola Ave., Clermont, died Tuesday, Jan. 25. Mr. Taylor was a citrus harvester. Born in Winter Garden, he was a lifetime resident of Central Florida. He was a member of Refugee Church of Our Lord, Groveland. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: sons, Jack, Clermont, Bill McCoy, Orlando; four grandchildren. Michael A. Floyd Funeral Home, Clermont.

SAMUEL THORNTON JR., 84, Star Court, Deltona, died Wednesday, Feb. 2. Mr. Thornton was a retired supervisor for Vicors Manufacturing Corp., Detroit. Born in Lauderdale, Miss., he moved to Central Florida in 1997. He was Protestant. Survivors: son, Samuel III, Pasadena, Calif.; daughters, Yvonne, Detroit, Bettie A. Richards, Deltona, Debra, Atlanta; sisters, Connie, Sue Breckenridge, both of Chicago. Baldauff Family Funeral Home, Orange City.

LINCOLN M. TRESCA, 89, 847 Tennessee St., Titusville, died Tuesday, Jan. 25. Mr. Tresca was a plant manager for Ford Motor Co. Born in Philadelphia, he moved to Central Florida in 1984. Survivors: sons, Robert, Glen Mills, Pa., Frank, New Town Square, Pa.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville.


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