|Thursday, November 01, 2001
ORMOND BEACH -- Virginia A. Acord, 90, of Sand Dollar Drive, a secretary
and bookkeeper in Columbus, Ohio, until retiring, died Wednesday at Memorial
Mrs. Acord, was born in Parkersburg, W.Va., and moved to this area
23 years ago from Columbus. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star,
Columbus. She enjoyed bowling, reading, cooking and the ocean.
Survivors include her husband, William; a son, Donald France, Ormond
Beach; a brother, Louis Nash, and a sister, Nina Hicks, both of Columbus;
six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Woodward, Ormond Beach,
is in charge.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Jack M. Augusta, 55, of North Peninsula Drive, who
retired after 30 years as a factory worker for Delphi Automotive Systems,
Warren, Ohio, died Monday at home.
Mr. Augusta, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, moved here in 1997
from his native Warren. He enjoyed golf and traveling.
Survivors include a son, Ryan, Anchorage, Alaska; a daughter, Amy Kachurik,
Cortland, Ohio; a sister, Carol Silvasy, Ormond Beach; and two granddaughters.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, East Volusia
Unit, 146 Orange Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32114. Haigh-Black, Ormond Beach,
is in charge.
PORT ORANGE -- Anthony Joseph Barga, 72, of Gindy Lane, a resident
since 1980, died Oct. 11 at home.
Mr. Barga, an Air Force veteran of the Korean War, was born in Gloucester,
Mass. He moved to this area from Massachusetts.
No known local immediate relatives survive. Altman-Long, DeBary, is
MARIETTA, Ohio -- Dennis D. Blauser, 75, of Marietta, formerly of Daytona
Beach Shores, died Tuesday at the Harmar Place nursing center.
Mr. Blauser, a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, was born in Barlow,
Ohio. He retired from the oil and gas industry in Marietta. He was a member
of Epiphany Catholic Church, Port Orange, and Pelican Bay Country Club
and the Halifax River Yacht Club, both in Daytona Beach.
Survivors include a son, Dennis, Marietta; two daughters, Lynn Foster,
Marietta, and Cheryl Decker, Fleming, Ohio; two brothers, Ivan, Marietta,
and Phillip, Greenville, Pa.; four sisters, Myrtie McVicar, Vincent, Ohio,
Phyllis Wells, Marietta, Ann Hoon, Cutler, Ohio, and Kay Crawford, Kansas
City, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial donations
may be made to Washington County Hospice, 900 Third St., Marietta, OH 45750.
Cawley & Peeples Funeral Home, Marietta, is in charge.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Carlton Crapps, 49, of Fulton Street, a cook, died
Oct. 22 at Halifax Medical Center.
Mr. Crapps was born in Miami, but was a lifelong resident of this area.
Survivors include two brothers, Leroy, Daytona Beach, and Michael,
Orlando; and a sister, Lori Crapps, New Smyrna Beach. Altman-Long, DeBary,
is in charge.
ORLANDO -- Jane G. Edris, 91, of West Lucerne Circle, a resident of
Daytona Beach from 1939-2000, died Tuesday at Orlando Regional Medical
Mrs. Edris, a homemaker, was born in Beloit, Wis., and moved to Daytona
Beach from Georgetown, Ky. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church
of Daytona Beach, where her late husband, the Rev. Paul Edris, was pastor
from 1939-75. She also was a member of Arlington Garden Club of Daytona
Survivors include two sons, Robert, Daytona Beach, and James, High
Springs; a brother, James Glascock, Maryville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren;
and 15 great-grandchildren. Baggett & Summers, Daytona Beach, is in
DAYTONA BEACH -- Opal Haviland, 84, of Green Acres Circle North, a
retired secretary for TV Guide, died Tuesday at Memorial Hospital-Ormond
Beach, Ormond Beach.
Mrs. Haviland was born in Cuba, Mo., and moved to this area in 1972
from Philadelphia. She had been secretary of the environmental council
of Volusia and Flagler counties and manager of the YWCA Guild.
Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Robert; a son, Jon, California;
two daughters, Kay Frielich, King Of Prussia, Pa., and Jean Michael, Puerto
Rico; a brother, Milton Dorf, California; a sister, Lyle Nelson, Avon Park;
six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Volusia County Cremation
is in charge.
DELAND -- Orella T. Herring, 63, of Wiley Avenue, a project specialist
for the clerk of the Volusia County circuit court for 34 years, died Tuesday
at the home of her daughter in DeLand.
Mrs. Herring, a 1956 graduate of DeLand High School, was a native of
Survivors include her husband, Elbert; two sons, William and James,
both of DeLand; two daughters, Jeanette Conklin, DeLand, and Rebecca Reed,
Kissimmee; three sisters, Valeria Swann, Wilma Braddock and Vera George,
all of DeLand; and four grandchildren. Lankford, DeLand, is in charge.
ORMOND BEACH -- Ilse A. Ippich, 67, of Bosarvey Drive, a former longtime
executive secretary for M.W.M., a heavy equipment manufacturer in Atlanta,
died Wednesday at home.
Mrs. Ippich was born in Karlsruhe, Germany, and came here in 1998 from
Survivors include her husband, Walter; six sons, Steven Aparicio, Charlotte,
N.C., Michael Aparicio, Eatonton, Ga., Walter Ippich, Ball Ground, Ga.,
and Harold, Danny and Steven Ippich, all of New Jersey; three daughters,
Judy Larkin, Fort Lauderdale, Patricia Aparicio, Guatemala City, Guatemala,
and Pamela Aparicio, Athens, Ga.; two brothers, Helmut and Gerhard Wolf,
both of Germany; a sister, Margaret Massat, Chicago; and eight grandchildren.
Haigh-Black, Ormond Beach, is in charge.
SEVILLE -- Seeke Johnson, 90, of Forest Street, a former housekeeper,
died Friday at Florida Hospital-DeLand, DeLand.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Nunez, Ga., and moved to this area in 1953
from Georgia. She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church, Pierson. She
Survivors include a son, James, Seville; two daughters, Mary Harris,
Seville, and Annie Howell, Lake Wales; four brothers, Tommie Jenkins and
Mose Francis, both of Crescent City, Jake Jenkins, Georgia, and Jimmy Thompkins,
Philadelphia; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Burrell's
Funeral Home, Crescent City, is in charge.
SAN DIEGO -- Otis Marshall, 70, of San Diego, a former resident of
Daytona Beach, died Thursday at a nursing home in San Diego.
Mr. Marshall, an Air Force veteran, moved to Daytona Beach many years
ago from Bronwood, Ga., his birthplace. He moved several years ago to San
Diego. He graduated from the former Campbell Street High School, Daytona
Beach, in 1951.
Survivors include a son, Larry Marshall, and a brother, Arthur Lovett,
both of Daytona Beach. Riverside (Calif.) National Cemetery is in charge.
PALM COAST -- Julliet P. Myers, 75, of Casper Court, who was born in
Greece, died Sunday at Memorial Hospital-Flagler, Bunnell.
Mrs. Myers, a homemaker, moved to this area 30 years ago from Watertown,
N.Y. She was one of the first residents of Palm Coast.
Survivors include a daughter, Helen Yauger, Palm Harbor; two grandchildren;
and a great-grandchild. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler,
3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Craig is in charge.
EDGEWATER -- Russell S. Parsons, 68, of South Old County Road, a retired
heavy equipment operator as a member of Ohio Operating Engineers Union
Local 5, Columbus, Ohio, died Tuesday at home.
Mr. Parsons, an Army veteran of the Korean War, was born in Bracken
County, Ky. He moved to Edgewater in 1989 from Johnsonville, Ky., where
he was a tobacco, wheat, dairy and vegetable farmer. He was a member of
Veterans of Foreign wars Post 2935, Augusta, Ky.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Brenda; two daughters, Vonna
Ridner, Edgewater, and Venita Lutton, Niceville; two sisters, Joyce Teegarden,
Independence, Ky., and Beth Jenkins, Maysville, Ky.; seven grandchildren;
and a great-grandchild. Memorial donations may be made to the American
Lung Association, Spaceport Region, P.O. Box 549, Daytona Beach, FL 32115-0549.
Dudley, Edgewater, is in charge.
PALM COAST -- Peter Perkowksi, 69, of Comanche Court, who owned and
operated the Bolder Rock BP station, died Tuesday at home.
Mr. Perkowski, an Air Force veteran of the Korean War, was born in
Greenvale, N.Y. He moved to this area in 1983 from Glens Falls, N.Y. He
was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign
Wars and the Pine Lakes Golf Association.
Survivors include his wife, Anne; a son, Thomas, Ormond Beach; three
daughters, Carol Perkowski, Bunnell, Trish McCauley, Palm Coast, and Diane
Perkowski-Hernandez, Virginia Beach, Va.; his mother, Stephanie Medugno,
Palm Coast; and a grandchild. Memorial donations may be made to the American
Cancer Society, Flagler County Unit, P.O. Box 356, Bunnell, FL 32110-0356.
Alderson's is in charge.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Annie Ruth Cotton White, 74, of Essex Road, a former
caregiver, died Tuesday at Halifax Medical Center.
Mrs. White, who was born in Robinson Springs, Ala., came to this area
in 1969 from Orlando. She was a graduate of Mainland High School. She was
a member of Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God, where she was on the
Mother's Board, and was Sunday school superintendent and district superintendent.
She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, making women's hats, gardening, and arts
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Bishop Larnie White; two
sons, Nathaniel Braxton, Delray Beach, and Larnie White, Orlando; three
daughters, Linda White, Daytona Beach, Annie Royal, Orlando, and Ida McCroskey,
Fort Knox, Ky.; a sister, Viney Cleveland, Orlando; 25 grandchildren; 15
great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Gainous is in charge.
Friday, February 01, 2002
ORMOND BEACH -- Robert B. Armstrong, 62, of Oak Forest Drive, a co-owner
and operator of Perry Video, died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital-Ormond
Mr. Armstrong was born in Chicago and moved to this area in 1983 from
Belvidere, N.J. He was a member of the Elks, Eagles and Moose organizations.
He enjoyed traveling and boating.
Survivors include his wife, Linda; three sons, Brent Armstrong, Ormond
Beach, Richard Armstrong, Stroudsburg, Pa., and Robert Krzaczek, Rochester,
N.Y.; a stepson, Jim White, Daytona Beach; a stepdaughter, Christine Carey,
Middleton. Colo.; and five stepgrandchildren. Volusia Memorial, Ormond
Beach, is in charge.
AUBURNDALE -- John Thomas Brock, 61, a DeLand resident from the 1950s
until 1994, died Thursday at Good Shepherd Hospice.
Mr. Brock, a self-employed carpenter for 45 years, moved to DeLand
from his native Lake City.
Survivors include two sons, John Brock Jr., Biloxi, Miss., and Timothy
Wells, Phoenix; a daughter, Brenda Adams, Lakeland; five brothers, Marvin
Sherouse, Wellington, Bob Brock, Biloxi, Walt Sherouse, Brush Creek, Tenn.,
Billy Sherouse, Cochran, Ga., and Steve Sherouse, Fayetteville, N.C.; nine
sisters, Viola Roach, Pierson, Betty Bishop, Enterprise, Marlene Walters,
Apopka, Linda Sisson, Navarre, Debbie Grabenstein, Cumberland, Md., Alene
Williston, Idabel, Okla., Betty Sherouse, Georgetown, Texas, Susan Revis,
Fayetteville, and Michelle Jacobs, Germany; and three grandchildren. Memorial
donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale,
FL 33823. Allen-Summerhill, DeLand, is in charge.
LAKE HELEN -- Vera F. Fullmer, 74, of Clough Avenue, who was a certified
nursing assistant for Olsten Health Services, Ormond Beach, died Jan. 22
in Columbus, Ohio.
Born in Glouster, Ohio, Mrs. Fullmer moved to this area 27 years ago
from Lancaster, Ohio. She was a member of DeLand Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include three sons, Keith, Deltona, Ralph, Lake Helen, and
Dale; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Allen-Summerhill,
DeLand, is in charge.
ORMOND BEACH -- Joanna "Joey" Gilmore, 68, of Avenue C, who performed
data entry at Tomoka Correctional Institution, died Monday at home.
Mrs. Gilmore, a native of New Orleans, moved to this area 21 years
ago from Louisiana. She was a member of the Terrible 10 Volleyball Club,
Mississippi. She also enjoyed dancing.
Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Russell; four sons, Michael,
Milton, Kenny and Martin Felix, all of New Orleans; and four grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to HospiceCare of Memorial Hospitals, 785
W. Granada Blvd., Suite 5, Ormond Beach, FL 32174. National Cremation,
South Daytona, is in charge.
PORT ORANGE -- Arthur Klobucar, 82, of Crooked Pine Road, formerly
an inventory clerk in the auto industry, died Thursday at Halifax Medical
Center, Daytona Beach.
Mr. Klobucar was born in Trieste, Italy, and came here four years ago
from Chicago. He attended Epiphany Catholic Church and was a member of
KSKJ, the American Slovenian Catholic Union. He enjoyed fishing, hunting
Survivors include a son, Arthur Klobucar, and a daughter, Nives Steck,
both of Port Orange; a brother, Silvio Clobuciar, Chicago; five grandchildren;
and three great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the American
Cancer Society, East Volusia Unit, 146 Orange Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32114.
Cardwell & Maloney is in charge.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Martha S. Leslie, 91, of South Seneca Boulevard, who
retired from a hospital in Lake City, died Tuesday at Memorial Hospital-Ormond
Beach, Ormond Beach.
Mrs. Leslie was born in Monroe, Ga., and moved to this area in 1977
from Lake City. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church, Holly Hill.
Survivors include a daughter, Evelyn "Jane" Roark, Daytona Beach; four
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Woodward, Holly Hill, is in charge.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Alfred R. Pietri, 79, of Hollow Brook Circle, a retired
limousine driver, died Wednesday at home.
Mr. Pietri, an Army veteran of World War II, was born in Puerto Rico.
He moved here in 1993 from Brooklyn, N.Y. He enjoyed woodworking and collecting
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Lillian; two sons, Robert and
Michael, and a daughter, Susan Pietri, all of Brooklyn; two brothers, Gene,
Brooklyn, and Benny, Long Island, N.Y.; and three sisters, Rose Landry,
Old Bridge, N.J., Anna Marano, Brooklyn, and Cecelia De Chille, Muncie,
N.Y. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, East
Volusia Unit, 146 Orange Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32114. All Faiths Cremation
Society, Lady Lake, is in charge.
PALM COAST -- Margaret Repko, 79, of Banner Lane, who was a nurse for
a doctor in private practice, died Thursday at Memorial Hospital-Flagler,
Mrs. Repko was born in the Bronx, N.Y., and moved here 12 years ago
from Raleigh, N.C. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Chester; two sons, Douglas,
Palm Coast, and Richard, Lake Forest, Ill.; a daughter, Susan Black, Blue
Point, N.Y.; a sister, Anne Hanrahan, New Hyde Park, N.Y.; four grandchildren;
and a great-grandchild. Coastal Cremation is in charge.
FLAGLER BEACH -- Ruth Diane Seabolt, 57, of North Seventh Street, an
environmental services manager for Memorial Hospital-Ormond Beach, died
Wednesday at home.
Born in Walton, N.Y., Mrs. Seabolt moved to Flagler County 19 years
ago from Ocala. She enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Survivors include two sons, Michael and James Terry, both of Palm Coast;
a daughter, Donna Dodger, Bunnell; a brother, George Teller, Walton; and
three grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer
Society, Flagler County Unit, P.O. Box 356, Bunnell, FL 32110-0356. Craig,
Flagler Beach, is in charge.
DELTONA -- Delores A. Werner, 70, of North Wellington Drive, who was
an assembler for Briggs & Stratton, died Wednesday at home.
Mrs. Werner was born in Withee, Wis., and came here in 1997 from Milwaukee.
She was a member of Lutheran Church of Providence, the Deltona Rose Society
and her Neighborhood Watch, and was a YMCA receptionist. She enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include a son, Douglas, Holmen, Wis.; two daughters, Debra
Zacharias, Deltona, and Cheryl Mitacek, Cudahy, Wis.; a sister, Christine
Krawczyk, Greendale, Wis.; and seven grandchildren. Baldauff, Orange City,
is in charge.
Sunday, June 09, 2002
DELAND -- Delores Florine Anderson, 74, of Eldora Court, who worked
for Sparton Electronics, died Thursday at Health Central, Ocoee.
Mrs. Anderson was a native and lifelong resident of DeLand. She attended
St. Annis Primitive Baptist Church. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, livestock
farming and auto mechanic work.
Survivors include two daughters, Joyce White, DeLand, and Gloria Madeus,
Orlando; a sister, Mary Powell, DeLand; and five grandchildren. Mack is
HOLLY HILL -- Robert Anderson, 87, of Wildrose Lane, who was a mechanic,
died Friday at home.
Mr. Anderson, an Army veteran of World War II who achieved the rank
of corporal, was born in Philadelphia. He came here in 1980 from Ardsley,
Pa. He was a member of Highlands Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Gertrude; two daughters, Barbara Roberts,
Ormond Beach, and Jane Anderson, Port Orange; and three grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar
Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Woodward, Holly Hill, is in charge.
PORT ORANGE -- Helen Olivia Beinert, 80, of Aloha Terrace, who volunteered
in various veterans organizations, died Saturday at Horizon Specialty Care
Center, Daytona Beach.
Mrs. Beinert, a homemaker, was born in New York City. She moved here
in 1988 from Cresskill, N.J. She was a member of the American Legion Post
361 Women's Auxiliary, South Daytona. In New Jersey, she was a Girl Scout
leader and a member of Order of Eastern Star. She enjoyed knitting, reading
Survivors include a son, Darren, Samsula; two daughters, Deborah Hermann,
Port Orange, and Dawn McRae, Marietta, N.Y.; and three grandchildren. Alavon
Direct Cremation, South Daytona, is in charge.
OAK HILL -- Manda Cantrell, 103, of Valencia Drive, who was born in
Blue Ridge, Ga., died Saturday at Vista Manor, Titusville.
Mrs. Cantrell, a homemaker, moved to Oak Hill in 1968 from Scottsmoor,
Survivors include three sisters, Hattie Graves, Atlanta, Flora Foster,
Dawsonville, Ga., and Polly Lawson, Blue Ridge; nine grandchildren; 25
great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Dudley, Edgewater,
is in charge.
DELAND -- Don Victor Cody, 52, of Church Street, a self-employed truck
driver, died Friday at Florida Hospital-Fish Memorial, Orange City.
Mr. Cody, a 1967 graduate of the former Southwestern High School, was
born in Lake Helen. He was a lifelong resident of West Volusia. He was
a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church and Spring Hill Lodge 65,
Prince Hall Masons.
Survivors include his wife, Lenora, Lake Helen; three sons, Don Jr.,
Daytona Beach, and Jason and Harrison, both of Lake Helen; a daughter,
Renee Morrow, Gainesville; two brothers, Rodney and Mitchell, both of Lake
Helen; and two grandchildren. Mack is in charge.
PORT ORANGE -- Henry C.W. Dautrich, 87, of Royal Palm Circle, formerly
an engineer for a foundry in Massachusetts, died Thursday at Hospice Care
Born in Torrington, Conn., Mr. Dautrich was a member of Trinity Lutheran
Church, New Smyrna Beach. In Springfield, Mass., he had been a member of
another Trinity Lutheran Church, where he was Sunday school superintendent,
and the Melha Shriner's Temple, where he was a founding member of the German
Band. In Wilbraham, Mass., he had been president of the Lions Club and
master of the Masonic Lodge, and served on the town Board of Appeals.
Survivors include two sons, Henry, Port Orange, and William, East Longmeadow,
Mass.; two sisters, including Margaret Geddes, New Smyrna Beach; and a
granddaughter. Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Children's Hospitals,
1111 S. Orange St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. Baldwin Brothers Memorial,
New Smyrna Beach, is in charge.
PORT ORANGE -- Charles M. Deeter, 83, of Wiltshire Boulevard, who owned
a sawmill in Cooperstown, Pa., for more than 40 years until 1985, died
Saturday at Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach.
Born in Crawford County, Pa., Mr. Deeter came here in 1986 from Venango
County, Pa. An Army veteran of World War II, he received the Purple Heart
and Bronze Star. He worked for the former Diamond Lumber (now All Star
Lumber) in Ormond Beach until permanently retiring in 1998. He was an avid
reader and golfer.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Helen; a son, Stephen, Altamonte
Springs; two daughters, Donna Lilly, Gainesville, and Kimberly Bowden,
Oviedo; two sisters, Reva Hogg and Dolores Irwin, both of Cooperstown;
and three grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the Port Orange
Public Library, 1005 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL 32127. Haigh-Black,
Daytona Beach, is in charge.
PALM COAST -- Basil Fonti, 78, of Cooper Lane, a retired butcher, died
Friday at Flagler Hospital, St. Augustine.
Mr. Fonti, a Navy veteran of World War II, was born in New York City.
He came here 11 years ago from Suffern, N.Y. He was a member of St. Elizabeth
Ann Seton Catholic Church and People Who Need People. He enjoyed bocce
ball and cards.
Survivors include his wife, Gerda; four sons, Richard, Spring Hill,
Fla., Ronald, Staten Island, N.Y., Robert, Suffern, and Michael, Long Island,
N.Y.; a daughter, Diane Mascia, Westchester, N.Y.; a sister, Elena Sindona,
Palm Coast; 25 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Memorial donations
may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 21475, St. Petersburg,
FL 33742. Palm Coast Funeral Home is in charge.
DELAND -- Ronald William Hawley, 57, of Evergreen Drive, a permit acquirer
in the construction industry, died Friday at Florida Hospital-DeLand.
Mr. Hawley came to this area in 1956 from his native Norwich, Conn.
Survivors include his wife, Linda; two sons, Ronald, Deltona, and David,
DeLand; a daughter, Patricia McCutcheon, DeLand; seven sisters, Dorothy
Mazuro, Janet Gast and Phyllis Griffith, all of DeLand, Barbara Bresman
and Patricia Couture, both of Connecticut, Shirley Wallace, China, Mich.,
and Judy Byrd, Texas; and three grandchildren. Lankford, DeLand, is in
FLAGLER BEACH -- Mary Karpowich, 89, of North Daytona Avenue, a member
of Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church, died Saturday at home.
Mrs. Karpowich, a homemaker, was born in Manhattan, N.Y. She moved
to this area in 1988 from Crystal River, Fla.
Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Quinn, Flagler Beach; a sister,
Katherine Martin, Crystal River; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Craig is in
ORMOND BEACH -- Ronald G. Parkes, 63, of Country Club Drive, who retired
as director of information systems for the Orlando Utilities Commission,
for which he oversaw the year 2000 computer transition, died Friday at
Mr. Parkes was born in Perry, N.Y., and moved to Central Florida in
1984 from Massapequa, N.Y. He previously was director of computer operations
for European American Bank in New York. He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic
Church, Daytona Beach, where he was a lector and Eucharistic minister;
the Knights of Columbus third degree; and the Halifax River Yacht Club,
through which he competed in the Commodore's Cup. He was a board member
of Casa San Pablo. He earned a physics degree from Clemson University and
graduated from the School of Consumer Banking at the University of Virginia.
He enjoyed cooking, reading, golf, classical music and travel.
Survivors include three sons, the Rev. Gregory Parkes, Orlando, the
Rev. Stephen Parkes, Altamonte Springs, and Christopher, Lusby, Md.; two
brothers, Douglas, Summerfield, N.C., and Richard, King, N.C.; and a grandchild.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar
Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Baggett & Summers, Daytona Beach, is
CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. -- Christine Ann Kinney Sites Percival, 52, of
Crystal River, sister of Ormond Beach resident Linda Hoefert, died Friday
Mrs. Percival, a homemaker, was born in Somerville, N.J. She moved
to Crystal River this past October from Browndale, Pa. She was a member
of the Citrus County Women's Bowling Association and the Women's International
Bowling Congress. She also enjoyed bingo and arts and crafts.
Additional survivors include a son, Jason, Browndale; two daughters,
Tracy Milewski, Browndale, and Sherri Boyle, Moscow, Pa.; a brother, George
Kinney, Piscataway, N.J.; two more sisters, Carolyn Bohl and Jamie Kinney,
both of Crystal River; and 10 grandchildren. Memorial donations may be
made to Hospice of Citrus County, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, FL
34461. Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills, Fla., is in charge.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Laura Diane Slack, 54, of Virginia Avenue, a sales
associate in home decorating, died Friday at her sister's home in Port
Mrs. Slack moved to this area in 1979 from Johnson City, Tenn., her
birthplace. She was a member of the American Legion Post 270 Women's Auxiliary,
Port Orange. She collected teddy bears and was an avid golfer.
Survivors include a son, Chad Kubik, a daughter, Jodi Stratton, and
a brother, Ron Birmingham, all of Johnson City; her sister, Lorraine Farrell;
and two grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler,
3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Alavon Direct Cremation, South
Daytona, is in charge.
Mary Jane Viola
DELAND -- Mary Jane Viola, 79, of Hunters Creek Drive, a retired bookkeeper,
died Saturday at Florida Hospital-DeLand.
Mrs. Viola moved to Central Florida in 1983 from her native Toledo,
Ohio. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. She enjoyed crossword
and jigsaw puzzles.
Survivors include four sons, Gregory, Deltona, Stephen, Hillsborough,
N.C., Paul, New York City, and Joseph, Pennsylvania; four daughters, Julie
Martinez, Bayside, N.Y., Genevieve Grosjean, Sunnyside, N.Y., Anne Marie
Tristen, Miami, and Tessie Santoro, New York City; two brothers, James
Ollivier, California, and Father John Ollivier, Port Clinton, Ohio; a sister,
Paddy McLaughlin, Arlington, Va.; and 10 grandchildren. Deltona Memorial,
Orange City, is in charge.
FLAGLER BEACH -- Janet Carol Zill, 70, of Ocean Shore Boulevard, a
retired speech pathologist, died Friday at home.
Born in Milwaukee, Ms. Zill came here in 1980 from Brown Deer, Wis.
She volunteered for the Flagler County Humane Society and in giving hearing
tests at the Port Orange Senior Center. She was a member of the Daughters
of the American Revolution, the American Association of University Women,
and the alumni and Zeta Phi Delta Sorority of Marquette University, Milwaukee.
A pianist and saxophonist, she enjoyed entertaining and cooking.
Survivors include a son, Jim, Flagler Beach; three daughters, Robin
Zill, Hillsborough, N.C., Jane Zill, Portsmouth, N.H., and Pamala Zill,
Princeton, N.J.; four grandchildren; and her companion, George Humboldt,
Flagler Beach. Alavon Direct Cremation, South Daytona, is in charge.
Dellis James Kelley of Ormond Beach, who died Friday, moved to this
area in 1965, and not as published in Saturday's Daytona Beach News-Journal.