Miscellaneous Volusia County, Florida Obituaries

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Cecil Loyce Adams
ORLANDO - Cecil Loyce Adams, 78, a former resident of DeLand, died Sept. 30, 2000, at Beverly Health Center in Winter Garden.
Mr. Adams retired as branch manager for Chatham Steel Corp. in Orlando. Born in Graysville, Ga., he moved to DeLand from Savannah, Ga., in 1975, and to Orlando from DeLand in 1990.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Savannah and Disabled American Veterans.
Mr. Adams served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by a son, James of Stephens City, Va.; a daughter, Jan Elaine Taylor of Orlando; a brother, Joseph of Panama City; two sisters, Katrina Mastowy of Cocoa and Betty Jo Adams of Atlanta; and six grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 218-A E. New York Ave., DeLand FL 32724-5554. Carpenter Curry was in charge.

Jeanne Margaret Arciere
ORANGE CITY - Jeanne Margaret Arciere, 53, of Hamilton Avenue, died Sept. 29, 2000, at Florida Hospital-Fish Memorial.
Mrs. Arciere was a hairdresser for Rachel's Hair Designs in DeBary. Born in Queens, N.Y., she moved to this area in 1990 from Long Island, N.Y.
She is survived by her father, John Carr of Margate; a son, William of East Rockaway, N.Y.; a daughter, Jodi Neckles of Inwood, N.Y.; three sisters, Joyce Caracciolo and Margaret Salute, both of Long Island, and Dorothy Gray of Georgia; and one grandson.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association of Florida, P.O. Box 549, Daytona Beach FL 32115, or to the American Cancer Society, 218-A E. New York Ave., DeLand FL 32724-5554. Deltona Memorial was in charge.

Joseph H. Davies
EQUINUNK, Pa. - Joseph H. Davies, 91, a former resident of Deltona, died Sept. 26, 2000, at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart, Pa.
Mr. Davies retired as an executive for Exxon Corp. in Pelham, N.Y., after 35 years. Born in Wales, he moved to Deltona in 1967 from Bergenfield, N.Y. He lived in Deltona until his wife died a few years ago.
He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Community in DeLand and its Holy Name Society, and was one of the founders of the Deltona Art Club. He enjoyed oil painting, bowling, golf and fishing.
Mr. Davies is survived by three daughters, Patricia Kaszner of Equinunk, Frances Strang of Bergenfield and Eileen Holbert of Orlando, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Baldauff was in charge.

Anthony Louis DelGatto
DEBARY - Anthony Louis DelGatto, 52, of DeBary Drive, died Sept. 24, 2000, at Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford.
Mr. DelGatto was a mechanic for the City of Sanford. Born in Manhattan, N.Y., he moved to this area in 1974 from the Bronx, N.Y.
He was Catholic and enjoyed working on and restoring cars.
Mr. DelGatto is survived by four daughters, Cindy McGinnis, Monica DelGatto and Heather DelGatto, all of Tamarac, and Lesa Marie DelGatto of Orange City; his father, Louis Sr. of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two brothers, James of Endicott, N.Y., and Louis Jr. of Palm Bay; a sister, Doreen Nichols of DeBary; and two grandchildren.
Altman-Long was in charge.

Samuel L. Eagle
DELAND - Samuel L. Eagle, 83, of West Armstrong Avenue, died Oct. 2, 2000, at the Alliance Center for Health Care.
Mr. Eagle retired as a molder and custodian in Orange County. Born in Stowe, Pa., he moved to this area in 1968 from Pottstown, Pa.
He was Lutheran and enjoyed bowling and motorcycles.
Mr. Eagle served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Florence; a son, Ernest R. of Landrum, S.C.; two daughters, Emily Barthel of Orlando and Genevieve A. Barthel of New Smyrna Beach; 11 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Baldauff was in charge.

Zenaida Espinoza Hipolito
DELTONA - Zenaida Espinoza Hipolito, 69, of Windsor Heights Street, died Sept. 29, 2000, at Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford.
Mrs. Hipolito retired as a teacher in the Philippines, her country of birth, after more than 40 years. She moved to this area from the Philippines in 1994.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Deltona.
Mrs. Hipolito is survived by her husband, Ricardo C.; three sons, Ricardo C. Jr. and Noelito, both of Deltona, and Ariel of the Philippines; three daughters, Helen H. Abiera of DeBary, and Irma Cruz and Carmina Brigella, both of Deltona; and 11 grandchildren.
Deltona Memorial was in charge.

Walter Stewart Keable
DELAND - Walter Stewart Keable, 61, of Country Club Park Drive, died Sept. 27, 2000, at his home.
Mr. Keable worked in sales for Farmers Furniture in Orange City. He was the owner of Mr. K's Restaurant in DeLand 1978-84. Born in Iron Bridge, Ontario, Canada, he moved to this area from Canada in 1978.
He is survived by three sons, Duane of New York City, and Jason and Justin, both of DeLand; a daughter, Shelly Duguay of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; a sister, Olive Armstrong of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; and three grandchildren.
Allen-Summerhill was in charge.

Aileen Longo
DELAND - Aileen Longo, 81, of Concord Road, died Sept. 28, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Longo retired as a clerical worker for a telephone company. Born in Wilmington, Del., she moved to this area in 1972 from Washington, D.C.
She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in DeLand and Telephone Pioneers of America.
Mrs. Longo is survived by a daughter, Sara L. Dryer of DeLand, and one grandchild.
Carpenter Curry was in charge.

Etta Scharlat
MARGATE - Etta Scharlat, 86, a former resident of Deltona, died Sept. 25, 2000, at University Hospital in Tamarac.
A homemaker, Mrs. Scharlat moved to Deltona from her hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1973. She lived in Deltona until 1996.
She was a member of Temple Shalom of Deltona. Her greatest interest was her family.
Mrs. Scharlat is survived by her husband of 15 years, George; two daughters, Marsha Allen of Worthington, Ohio, and Esther Morrow of New York City; a brother, Irving Cohen of Sunrise; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Baldauff was in charge.

Victor Patrick Spina
DELAND - Victor Patrick Spina, 70, of West Euclid Avenue, died Sept. 29, 2000, at University Center West.
Mr. Spina moved to this area in 1975 from his hometown of Westport, Conn.
He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in DeLand.
Mr. Spina served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He was preceded in death in 1988 by a brother, Samuel. He is survived by a brother, Carmine of Clermont; three nieces, Susan Nette of St. Petersburg, Sharron Irons of New Smyrna Beach and Karen Rowe of DeLand; and three nephews, Joseph Spina of Deltona, Tony Spina of Waldorf, Md., and Jeff Spina of DeLand.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 218-A E. New York Ave., DeLand FL 32724-5554. Allen-Summerhill was in charge.
 
Mark D. Steo
DELAND - Mark D. Steo, 84, of Armstrong Avenue, died Sept. 28, 2000, at Memorial Hospital-West Volusia.
Mr. Steo retired as a paper cutter for Licari Press in the Bronx, N.Y., after six years. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he moved to this area from the Bronx in 1975.
He attended Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Deltona and St. Peter's Catholic Church in DeLand.
Mr. Steo was in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving as a medical corpsman.
He is survived by a daughter, Linda Fay of Lake Worth; a brother, William of Brooklyn; a sister, Mary Autorino of Deltona; a niece who provided for his care, Elizabeth Butera of Longwood; and three grandchildren.
Deltona Memorial was in charge.

Marion Ardelle Stevens
DELAND - Marion Ardelle Stevens, 89, of Whitehurst Road, died Sept. 29, 2000, of cancer, at her home. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church of DeLand, on a date to be announced. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Manchester, N.H., on Oct. 19.
A homemaker, Mrs. Stevens was born in Bradford, Mass., and moved to DeLand in 1978 from Westport, Conn.
An avid golfer, she established the Marion Ardelle Stubbs-Stevens Endowed Women's Golf Scholarship at Stetson University in 1992. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of DeLand, where she was moderator of the Women's Circle, sang in the choir and was social chairwoman.
Mrs. Stevens was an artist, and she took courses at New York University and studied with Hal Walcott of Westport.
She was a member of the Woman's Club of DeLand, the Halifax Club in Daytona Beach, the DeLand Country Club and the Lake Beresford Yacht Club, where she was president of the Ladies Auxiliary. She also was a member of several hereditary societies, including the Major Simon Willard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists, the National Society Magna Carta Dames, the Order of Washington and the Society of the Friends of St. George's and Descendants of the Knights of the Garter, Windsor Castle, England, where she was their guest in 1997 and 1998.
Mrs. Stevens was a supporter of Sands Theater Center and Shoestring Theatre and was involved in a number of charities for years.
She loved to give parties for her friends and family, and had a joyful, outgoing personality and will be greatly missed.
Mrs. Stevens was preceded in death by her husband, Russell E. She is survived by a sister, Marjorie Heaney of DeLand; two nieces, Lyle Green (and her husband, George) of DeLand, and Jean Scribner (and her husband, Daniel) of Jacksonville; two nephews, Winthrop Stubbs (and his wife, Sandy) and John Stubbs, all of New Hampshire; and a number of great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to Stetson University for the Marion Ardelle Stubbs-Stevens Endowed Women's Golf Scholarship Fund, and should be sent to Stetson University, Development Department, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., Unit 8286, DeLand FL 32720, with the fund mentioned by name in the memo portion of the check. Lankford was in charge.

Frances Thomas
DELAND - Frances Thomas, 76, of North Woodland Boulevard, died Sept. 28, 2000, at Mariner Health of DeLand.
Mrs. Thomas was a registered nurse at Orange Memorial Hospital in Orlando. She worked as a foster grandparent at Woodward Avenue Elementary School in DeLand and at the Duvall School. Born in Bainbridge, Ga., she moved to this area from Orlando in 1976.
She was a member of Stetson Baptist Church in DeLand. She was active in the choir and enjoyed cooking and caring for others.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by two sisters, Hilereth Richards of Tallahassee and Jackie Cathren of Louisville, Ky., and a granddaughter who was her caretaker, Ellen Thomas Cochrane of DeLand.
Carpenter Curry was in charge.

William Herman Wachter
HOLLY HILL - William Herman Wachter, 63, died Sept. 25, 2000, at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach.
Mr. Wachter retired as an aircraft mechanic. Born in Lakewood City, Ohio, he moved to this area in 1961 from Dunkirk, N.Y.
He was Catholic and was a member of American Legion Post 120 in Holly Hill. A graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, he enjoyed flying planes, boating and fishing.
Mr. Wachter served in the U.S. Army National Guard.
He is survived by two sons, Eric of Alamogordo, N.M., and William of DeLand; two daughters, Robin Mileski of Guyton, Ga., and Diane Morris of Lake Helen; a brother, Ernest of Port Orange; a companion who provided for his care, Barbara Woodman; and six grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to American Legion Post 120, 461 Walker St., Holly Hill FL 32117. Affordable Alternatives, Newlife Funeral Chapel, in Ormond Beach was in charge.

Georgie M. Walker
DEBARY - Georgie M. Walker, 85, of Enterprise Road, died Sept. 28, 2000, at Mariner Health of Orange City.
Mrs. Walker retired as a seamstress. Born in Haywood County, N.C., she moved to this area from North Carolina in 1994.
She is survived by a niece who provided for her care, Beverly Hudson of Asheville, N.C.
Deltona Memorial was in charge.

Lucille T. Allard
DEBARY - Lucille T. Allard, 68, of Valencia Road, died Oct. 2, 2000, at Florida Hospital-Fish Memorial.
A homemaker, Mrs. Allard was born in Beverly, Mass., and moved to this area in 1995 from Manchester, N.H.
She enjoyed knitting and walking.
Mrs. Allard is survived by her husband of 43 years, Gerard; a son, Robert of DeBary; a brother, Lionel Panneton of Manchester; and two sisters, Clare Deslauries of Sarasota and Irene Landry of Concord, N.H.
Baldauff was in charge.

Lucille Byrd
DELAND - Lucille Byrd, 65, of Ambrose Street, died Oct. 3, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Byrd retired as a laboratory control technician. She was a lifetime resident of her hometown of DeLand.
She is survived by her mother, Willie Mae Johnson of DeLand; three daughters, Willie Mae Hough and Cinda Heath, both of DeLand, and Brenda Heath of West Palm Beach; three sons, Horace Johnson, Alvin Johnson Sr. and Earnest Heath, all of DeLand; a sister, Audrey Carter of Ocala; and 20 grandchildren.
Arthur Mack was in charge.

Frank Dominguez
DELEON SPRINGS - Frank Dominguez, 76, of Valley Drive, died Oct. 4, 2000, at Oakwood Garden of DeLand.
Mr. Dominguez retired as owner and operator of Dolly's Interiors in DeLand. Born in Cuba, he moved to this area in 1972 from Miami.
He had attended St. Peter's Catholic Church in DeLand and was an avid tennis player.
Mr. Dominguez is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dolly; two sons, Gil and George, both of DeLand; a sister, Hilda Ardigo of Argentina; and one grandson.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange FL 32119. Lankford was in charge.

Fannie Mae Floyd
ORANGE CITY - Fannie Mae Floyd, 95, of Charles Avenue, died Oct. 2, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Floyd retired from the hotel hospitality industry. Born in Greenville, S.C., she moved to this area in 1987 from Miami.
She was Methodist.
Mrs. Floyd is survived by a son, Charles Bartram of Greenville; three daughters, Mary Mixon of DeLand, Judy Craparotta of Orange City and Nancy Schaffer of Melbourne; 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Baldauff was in charge.

Martin 'Bill' Henely
DAYTONA BEACH - Martin "Bill" Henely, 76, died Oct. 4, 2000, at Memorial Hospital-Ormond Beach.
Mr. Henely retired from the Department of Transportation. Born in Titonka, Iowa, he moved to this area in the 1950s from Estherville, Iowa.
He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2380, both in DeLand.
Mr. Henely served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He is survived by a daughter, Mary McDaniel of DeLand, two brothers, James Lawrence of Daytona Beach and Phillip Sylvester of Palm Beach, Calif., and one grandchild.
Allen-Summerhill was in charge.

Josephine Marulo
DEBARY - Josephine Marulo, 71, of South Woodberry Drive, died Oct. 2, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Marulo retired as a telephone operator for AT&T in New York. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she moved to this area in 1988 from Las Vegas.
She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in DeBary.
Mrs. Marulo is survived by her husband of 44 years, Louis; two brothers, Theodore Perrone of Virginia Beach, Va., and John Perrone of Brooklyn; and a sister, Marie Santo of Brooklyn.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 218-A E. New York Ave., DeLand FL 32724-5554. Baldauff was in charge.

Gordon C. Plane
DELAND - Gordon C. Plane, 86, died Sept. 11, 2000, at the Alliance Center for Health Care.
Mr. Plane retired in 1971 as an employee of Eastman Kodak Co. Born in Pittsford, N.Y., he moved to this area from New York in 1977.
He was a founding member of Emmaus Lutheran Church in Orange City and a member of Northfield Lodge in Pittsford.
Mr. Plane is survived by his wife, Helen; two sons, Steven and David; a daughter, Kimberly Ann Swanson; a brother, Clifford; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 555 W. Granada Blvd., Suite A-1, Ormond Beach FL 32174-9430. Carpenter Curry was in charge.

Marie M. Roch
DELTONA - Marie M. Roch, 94, of Zinnia Drive, died Oct. 2, 2000, at Mariner Health of DeLand.
A homemaker, Mrs. Roch was born in Centerville, Calif., and was a winter resident of this area for several years from Carthage, N.Y.
She is survived by her husband, Leslie L., and a son, Ronald of Carthage.
Carpenter Curry was in charge.

Luther J. Williams
DEBARY - Luther J. Williams, 63, of Lucerne Drive, died Oct. 3, 2000, at Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford.
Mr. Williams worked as an installer for Associated Installation Services in Eustis. Born in Leckie, W.Va., he moved to this area in 1979 from Bridgeton, N.J.
He served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War.
Mr. Williams is survived by his wife of 38 years, Margie, a son, Luther J. Jr. of Deltona, five brothers, three sisters and one grandchild.
Baldauff was in charge.

Elizabeth A. Yates
DELAND - Elizabeth A. Yates, 76, of North Woodland Boulevard, died Oct. 3, 2000, at a local nursing home.
Mrs. Yates retired in 1986 as manager of McCrory's in DeLand. Born in Owensboro, Ky., she moved to this area in 1947 from Indianapolis.
She was a member of DeLand Church of the Nazarene.
Mrs. Yates worked in several defense plants during World War II.
She is survived by a son, Michael of Orlando; three brothers, Allan Campbell of DeLand, Paul Campbell of Williston and Owen Campbell of Indianapolis; and two sisters, Barbara Tate of Charlotte, N.C., and Hazel Rusher of Ozark, Ala.
Carpenter Curry was in charge.


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