Our Obituaries

Charles Overstreet

September 20, 1919 - May 9, 2014

Charles A. Overstreet Jr. 94, passed away on May 9, 2014 in Altamonte Springs; He was born in Ellisville Mississippi. He Graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He paid his way thru college by jerking sodas; he was famous for making the best milkshakes. After graduating he went to work for Standard Oil of New Jersey, first in Aruba and then Venezuela for...
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Geraldine C. Anderson

January 15, 1922 - April 26, 2014

Geraldine C. Anderson, 92, of Winter Park, went home to be with her maker on April 26, 2014. She was born in Ocilla Georgia to Ezekiel and Annie Cook. She is preceded in death by her husband; Norman E. Anderson. She is survived by her children; Daniel N. Anderson (Margaret), Norma A. Kilian (Conrad) and Ernest Lee Anderson, 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchildren,...
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Debra D. Moshier

June 27, 1956 - April 20, 2014

Devoted mother, grandmother, friend and prankster, Debbie Denise Dockery-Moshier passed through the valley of tears on April 20th, 2014, finally succumbing in her fight with ALS. These words that follow are but a paltry summarization of her life, barely painting a picture of this wonderful, vibrant woman.A Celebration of Life service will be held in her memory at the First Baptist Church of...
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LaOuida Casey

May 12, 1932 - April 17, 2014

La Ouida "Lou" Casey, 81 of Winter Park Fl., went home to join her husband; Mark Casey Jr. on April 17, 2014. She was born in Milan, TN., to Hazel & Henry Westbrook. She retired from the Winter Park Telephone Company as a service representative. Survivors include her children; Susan Hunt (Jon), Mark Casey III (Natalie) and Timothy Casey (Carol), sibling; Darrell Westbrook and Juanita Orton,...
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Irving S. Kolin, M.D.

February 15, 1940 - April 15, 2014

Irving S. Kolin M.D. of Winter Park died on April 15, 2014 at the age of 74 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years, Shelley Kolin; son and daughter-in-law, Lawrence and Karen Kolin; son and daughter-in-law, Marc and Linda Kolin; brother-in-law and sister, Morris and Susan Mark; grandchildren, Dena and Abi; and nephew and niece, Matthew Mark and...
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Roland E. Beaulieu

October 8, 1915 - April 10, 2014

Roland E. Beaulieu died Thursday, April 10th at his home in Orlando, Fl. He was born October 8, 1915 in Lewiston, Maine, and was 98 years old. He was Catholic. Roland's parents were Ludger and Laura Beaulieu, and he was the oldest of four children. His father died when he was ten years old, and Roland's formal education was cut short when he had to go to work to help raise his brother and...
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Louise G. Segrest

April 16, 1920 - April 8, 2014

Louise Goff Segrest passed away peacefully at her home on April 8, 2014 at the age of 93.  She was born in Eldorada, Ga.   She moved to Orlando at 4 years of age where she lived the rest of her life.  She was predeceased by her husband Bob, her parents Lizzie and H.E. Goff, her sister Lillian, and her brother H.E. Goff Jr (Red).  She is survived by her son Larry Segrest...
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Dorothy Haman Walton

August 15, 1921 - April 8, 2014

Dorothy Haman Walton, 92, formally of Winter Park, FL. passed away at her daughter's home in St. Augustine, FL. She is preceded in death by her husband of forty- seven years; Vince A. Walton Jr. Survivors include her children, Kay Morse, Cindy Lindsey and Vince Walton III. Graveside services will be held Friday, April 11, 2014, 11 am at Glen Haven Memorial Park, Winter Park, FL.
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Zoilo Garcia

June 27, 1938 - March 29, 2014

Zoilo Garcia 1938-2014Zoilo age 75 passed away on Friday 3/29/14. He was a veteran of the US Army and was a retired Letter Carrier of the US Postal Service. He is survived by his wife, Maria L. Garcia; children, Evelyn Garcia, Joseph Garcia and Irene Garcia-Hart; Grandchildren, Robert Viera Jr, Michael Garcia, Matthew Garcia, Nicole Garcia, and Joseph Garcia ; Great Grandchildren, Anthony Hart,...
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Donald Clement Eckenrod

February 1, 1931 - March 28, 2014

Donald C. Eckenrod, 83, of Orlando went to be with the Lord on March 28, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born and raised in Pennsylvania and moved to Florida in the 1950s, after serving two years in the army, where he played the saxophone in the army band. He was a retired deputy sheriff after nearly 30 years of service with the Orange County Sheriff's Dept., where he was one of the...
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Judith Ann Kovalik

October 18, 1947 - March 15, 2014

Judith A. Kovalik, 66 of Orlando FL. went to be with the Lord on March 15, 2014. She was born in Cleona, PA. Survivors include her husband of forty-four years; John Kovalik JR., children; Jamie Hymes, John Kovalik III. and Jason Kovalik, grandchildren; David Clark, Bryce Kovalik, Riley Kovalik and Silas Kovalik. A Celebration of Judith A. Kovalik life will be held Saturday, March 22,2014, 1 pm at...
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Evelyn W. Leonard

October 13, 1922 - March 14, 2014

Evelyn W. Leonard, 91 of Altamonte Springs passed away on March 14, 2014. She was born in Brooklyn NY. She is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years; John J. Leonard. Survivors include her children; Donna Harper (Rick), William Leonard (Susan), Jodie Meyer, Barbara Leonard (Marcy) and Terry DuFour (Gary); 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Evelyn served just shy of 12 years in the...
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Margaret M. Koestline

June 6, 1918 - March 11, 2014

Margaret Mary Koestline, 95, went to be with the Lord on March 11, 2014. She died peacefully at her daughter's home with her youngest son. Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia on June 6, 1918, she was the third daughter of the late Angus Joe and Sadie Morrison of Nova Scotia and the late surviving member of her family of eight children. She was very proud of her family and her Scottish heritage and loved...
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Arleen May Kinney

August 21, 1928 - March 7, 2014

Heaven is a little brighter today as a beautiful saint went to meet her savior and many loved ones. And there are many.Arleen Kinney, 85, endured hardship often in her life. A member of America's greatest generation, she grew up during the Great Depression. Stricken with crippling polio that weakened one leg when she was 8, she later was able to walk with the aid of a brace. She walked with a...
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Betty J. Wolek

June 5, 1926 - March 3, 2014

Betty June Wolek passed away on March 3, 2014, at the age of 87, she was born to Beulah and Elmer Carter on June 5, 1926 in Johnston City, Illinois. Betty was one of seven children and grew up in the Chicago area where she met the love of her life, Edwin Wolek, Sr. They married in 1945 while Ed was serving in the U.S. Army. In 1959, Betty and Ed moved from Chicago to Madeira Beach, Florida...
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Harold Ellsworth Ridenour

April 2, 1918 - February 24, 2014

Harold "Hal" E. Ridenour, age 95, of Longwood, Florida passed away on February 24, 2014. Hal was born on April 2, 1918 in Thurmont, Maryland and grew up in Hagerstown, Maryland. He served in the United States Army/Army Air Force during WWII as a First Lieutenant. In 1952 Hal and his family moved from Maryland to Orlando, College Park, Florida where he was a member of the College Park Methodist...
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Laura Mae Powell

June 4, 1914 - February 22, 2014

Laura Mae Powell, 99, of Orlando Florida passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014, born June 4, 1914, in Calera, Alabama. She was the daughter of the late Tessie Miller and Katie Prince Miller. She has two siblings, the late Elizabeth Mattie Adams and the late James Augustine Miller. Her husband Listren Powell preceded her in death. Her family includes include her daughter, Debra Powell...
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Dee Anne Bonsib Thomas

March 21, 1924 - February 12, 2014

DEE ANNE THOMAS was born March 21, 1924 in New York City, New York and went home to be with her beloved Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ February 12, 2014. She graduated from Middlebury Preparatory School and Columbia University, and studied under Carl Rogers at the University of Chicago. She obtained her masters in psychology there and completed all her course work for her doctorate. She met and...
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Elizabeth C. Witherby

September 11, 1915 - February 10, 2014

Elizabeth C. Witherby, 98, of Orlando FL., passed away on February 10, 2014. She was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, 11 September 1915, to Charles Gay and Bessie (Rutledge) Carter. She moved with her family to New Smyrna Beach, Florida in the early 1930s and graduated from New Smyrna Beach High School.Elizabeth, called Lib, was active in community affairs; she was president of the Junior...
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Franklin Otis Houghton

October 28, 1921 - February 8, 2014

Franklin Otis Houghton, 92, retired Internal Revenue Agent, died peacefully on February 8, 2014 from natural causes. He was born on October 28, 1921 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son and only child of Luther H. Houghton and Margaret Otis Houghton. He graduated with a B.A. degree from Amherst College in 1943 and received his Master's from Rollins College Crummer School of Business in 1969. He...
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William Harmon Harper

May 7, 1952 - February 8, 2014

William Harmon Harper, 61, of Winter Park Florida, passed away on February 8, 2014. He was born in Southern Pines, North Carolina to Harmon Hicks Harper and Naomi Rice Naïve.  Survivors include his wife, Patty Harper; son, Michael Fleming; sister, Katherine Chambless; niece, Michelle Ferguson; and three grandchildren Elizabeth, Paxton, and  Tristan Fleming.  He worked for...
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Vernon L. Yoho

April 14, 1918 - January 28, 2014

Vernon Yoho Passed away on January 28, 2014, at the age of 95.Born April 14, 1918 in Doylestown , Ohio, the oldestof ten children. He worked his way up in a largecorrugated and card board company and later became superintendent of Package Corporation of America in Rittman, OH, Later it was absorbed by Tennaco Corporation from which he retired after 32 years. After moving to Longwood, FL Vernon(...
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Douglas C. Purdy

April 4, 1918 - January 23, 2014

Purdy, Douglas C., Colonel, (USAF, Ret.), Winter Park, Florida, died on January 23, 2014. He was Catholic and a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Winter Park, Florida. He was born in Athens, Wisconsin on April 4, 1918. He was an Eagle Scout. Following graduation from McKinley High School in Marshfield, he studied engineering at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.During...
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Kenneth M. Chapman, Sr.

March 12, 1927 - January 18, 2014

Kenneth M. (Kenny) Chapman, Sr., 86 passed on to his eternal reward on Saturday, January 18, 2014. He had been ill for the past couple of months. Kenny was a driver for Kraft Foods/Nabisco for many years. He served in the USN four years and was a member of Orlando Moose Lodge # 766, the Eagles, VFW and the American Legion.  He is pre-deceased by his wife, Carol; and brother, Clarence. He is...
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Peggy Byrd Hayes

October 10, 1923 - January 15, 2014

Peggy Wiglesworth Hayes, 90, went to be with her heavenly father on January 15, 2014. She graduated from Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY., and  taught school in Kentucky and Florida. She is survived by her sister; Marian “Wiggie” Fields Thompson. She is preceded in death by her daughter; Brenda Hayes, parents; Harry and Gertrude Wiglesworth and sister; Virginia Wiglesworth...
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Margaret H. Hartley

September 24, 1934 - January 13, 2014

Margaret H. Hartley, "Peggy," 79, of Orlando, Florida, died on January 13, 2014. An elementary-school teacher by profession, she was an active volunteer and animal rights advocate. A celebration of Peggy's life will be held Friday, January 17, 2014, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home, Winter Park, Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to any animal welfare...
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Aileen C. Rash

May 28, 1917 - January 10, 2014

Aileen Cartmell Rash, 96 years old died on January 10, 2014. She was born and raised in West Liberty KY. Where she met and married Emmett C. Rash who preceded her in death. They moved to central Fl. In 1944 and she lived here for the remainder of her life. She was a member of the Central Christian Church and was very active in the Christian Woman's Fellowship as well as serving in numerous...
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Eugene R. McMath

July 16, 1929 - January 4, 2014

Eugene R. McMath, 84, of Orlando, FL., who went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2014. He was born in New Philadelphia, OH., to Claude C. McMath & Cora Rausch, he served in the US Army during the Korean War, he worked for the telephone company for over forty years. Survivors include his wife of fifty-six years; Elizabeth L. McMath, daughters; Linda Bender (Cliff), Shelley Sawyer (Richard),...
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Diane Collins McKay

December 5, 1954 - December 26, 2013

Diane Collins McKay, 59 of Orlando, passed away on December 26, 2013, after a long battle with breast cancer. She was born in New York, but lived most of her life in Florida. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of twenty-five years Douglas L. McKay and her father; James Collins. Survivors include her mother; Dot Wiley, sister; Joanne Merriam (Chip), Niece; Katie Merriam. A Memorial...
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William Everett Hendry, Sr.

June 10, 1950 - December 25, 2013

Mr. William Everett Hendry, Sr. "Pops" 63 of Orlando, FL. went to be with the Lord on 25 December 2013. He was born 10 June 1950 in Wichita, KS. He was a disabled veteran of the US Army. Bill was a sheet metal mechanic for Frid's Sheetmetal, truck mechanic for Gator Freightways, Super Foods Services Inc. and Mills & Nebraska Lumber.He loved his family, traveling, weight-lifting, classic...
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Terri M. Ammon

May 22, 1946 - December 22, 2013

Terry M. Ammon, 67, of Winter Park, FL., passed away on December 22, 2013. She is survived by her son; Scott Reed, mother; Betty McDaniel, brother; Steve McDaniel. A Memorial Services will be held Friday, January 3, 2014, 2 pm at Carey Hand Cox Parker Funeral Home, 1350 W. Fairbanks Avenue, Winter Park FL. 32789. To view the full obituary please log into www.dignitymemorial.com/carey-hand-cox...
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Charles E. Bradshaw

July 10, 1930 - December 21, 2013

Charles Edwin Bradshaw Jr. died December 21st after a battle with cancer. He was 83. Charles Edwin "Buddy" Bradshaw was born July 10, 1930 in Atlanta, GA, the son of Lillian "Sally" Duncan and Charles E. Bradshaw, Sr. He attended the University of the South and the University of Florida. His family relocated to Florida and his father began planting citrus trees in 1942 creating the family...
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Mary L. Weber

September 15, 1933 - December 19, 2013

Weber, Mary of Winter Park, 80 years, wife of Robert (Bob) J. Weber, deceased, joined her husband on December 19, 2013. Both were members of Killarney Baptist Church of Winter Park. She will be buried beside her husband at Mt. Royal Memorial Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA. Survivors are: Her nephew, Troy Crews, and wife Wanda, and their three children, Dustin, Taylor and Brooklyn. Her niece, Traci...
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Richard David Weaver, Sr.

March 31, 1939 - December 13, 2013

RICHARD DAVID WEAVER, SR., 74Richard "Dick" Weaver, 74, Naples, Fla., passed away on Friday, December 13, 2013, at Physicians Regional Hospital in Naples.A service of remembrance will take place on Tuesday, December 17, at 11:00 a.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Naples, 250 Sixth Street South. A private family service and interment will be held at Palm Cemetery in Winter Park, Fla., at 2...
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Marion D. Beerbower

September 17, 1930 - December 11, 2013

Marion Darlene Beerbower, born September 17, 1930 in Pueblo, Colorado, passed away December 11, 2013 in Leesburg, Florida.  She moved to Florida in 1933, graduated from Winter Park High School in 1947, was married to Harold John Beerbower, Sr. for 56 years, retired from SunTrust Bank as a Loan Officer after 25 years, and she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Okahumpka.  Marion...
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Margaret E. Schaefer

July 25, 1917 - December 6, 2013

Margaret E. Schaefer, 96, of Winter Park, FL. joined her husband; George Schaefer Jr. on December 6, 2013. Margaret was born in New Jersey. Survivors include her daughters; Nancy Schaefer and Kathleen Murphy & husband Bill, granddaughter; Maureen Murphy, sister; Betty Barbour and numerous nieces and nephews to cherish in her memories. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, December 14,...
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Phyllis M. Campbell

November 16, 1932 - December 4, 2013

Phyllis M. Campbell, 81 of Summerfield, FL., joined her husband; Jerry Campbell on December4, 2013. Survivors include her sons; Mike Campbell (Tina) of Tampa and Allen Campbell (Diana) of Lutz, grandchildren; Travis, Juliette, Parke and Grace Campbell. A Celebration of Phyllis' life will be held Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 6 pm at Carey Hand Cox Parker, 1350 W. Fairbanks Avenue, Winter Park, FL...
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Charles N. Andresakes

December 22, 1918 - December 2, 2013

Andresakes, Charles N. 94 of Oviedo, Florida went to be with the Lord on December 2, 2013. A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 5 to 7 pm at Carey Hand Cox Parker, 1350 West Fairbanks, Winter Park, FL., 32789. Funeral Services will be held Friday, 10 am at First United Methodist Church of Oviedo, 263 King St, Oviedo, FL 32765, burial to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park,...
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Harold Armstrong

July 2, 1924 - December 2, 2013

Harold Armstrong died of cancer on Monday December 2nd 2013 at about 11:30am He was predeceased by his wife of 64 years who was killed in a car accident in 2009.Dad is predeceased by his mother Olive Armstrong (ne Teel). He is also predeceased by his sisters Lenora and Edith and by his brothers Ralph, Otis and Mertin. He leaves behind 2 children, Cindy and Scott, Daughter in law Rachel and son...
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William C. Mitchell, Sr.

August 10, 1930 - November 28, 2013

MITCHELL, M.D., WILLIAM BILLMitchell, Sr. (M.D.), Williams C. (Bill), 83, of Winter Park, FL returned to his heavenly home on November 28, 2013. Bill was born in Dalton, GA on August 10, 1930, the third son of Mary Adelia and Douglas Wright Mitchell, Sr. He attended Northwestern University where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and graduated from Emory University Medical School...
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Ramona Isabel Rubino

April 27, 1958 - November 19, 2013


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Harry John Rose

April 9, 1936 - November 15, 2013

Harry John Rose, 77, passed away on November 15, 2013 at Cornerstone Hospice House in Taveres, Florida. He was born April 9, 1936 in Trenton, New Jersey to George W. Rose & Margaret (Peg) Schwartz.  The family moved to Orlando when Harry was 7 years old. Harry was educated in both catholic and Orange county schools and graduated from Jones College in Orlando. He served 5 years in the US...
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Audrey Alice Milia

December 1, 1922 - November 9, 2013

Audrey A. Milia of Winter Park, Florida passed away on November 9, 2013. She is predeceased by her parents, Harold George and Alice Mebius Catlow, her husband of 36 years, Joseph Milia (Kip) and her partner of 21 years, Ven Aaberg. She grew up in Bloomfield, NJ and graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1941. In high school she played the role of Gay Wellington in "You Can't Take It With You"....
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Luis Guzman

December 2, 1932 - November 7, 2013

Luis Guzman, 80, of Maitland Florida. Passed away on November 7,2013. He was born in Santurce,Puerto Rico to Luis Guzman and Rosa Nieves. He served his country in the Puerto Rico National Guard and worked as a buyer for the Water District in Puerto Rico before retiring. He is survived by his wife; Alba Santiago, children; Nilza Guzman, Luis Guzman, Edwin Guzman, David Guzman, Edgardo Hernandez...
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Flossie Lee Rotter

November 29, 1916 - November 6, 2013

 Flossie Lee Rotter,96, of Winter Park died  Nov. 6, 2013 at Savannah Cottage, Oviedo. Born Nov. 29, 1916 in Rock Springs, Ga. She moved to Winter Park from Chattanooga, TN at the age of 4 with her parents Harvey and Bertha Williams. She graduated from Winter Park High School and Southern Business School in Orlando. She was preceded in death by her husband, Millard G. Rotter and her...
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Marguerite B. Smith

November 10, 1922 - November 5, 2013

Marguerite B. Smith, age 91 Born:  November 10, 1922 Marguerite was born in Jacksonville, FL but her family moved to Kissimmee, where her brother Henry Louis Jr was born, and then they all moved to Orlando where she attended first grade at the Delaney School.  The family eventually settled in Port Tampa where she grew up attending the Westshore School and then graduating from Plant...
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Beverly J. Lott

July 14, 1927 - November 3, 2013

Beverly J. Lott, 86, of Lake Mary, Florida, went to be with the Lord on November 3, 2013. She was born in Waycross, Georgia, to John A. Lott & Eunice M. Bevan. She served her country in the United States Women's Army Corps and retired as a Major. Our sweet "Aunt B" loved her Lord, her family and friends, her country, and her beloved dog--Button.  She lived to serve others....
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William R. Sims

December 14, 1955 - November 2, 2013

William R. Sims, 57, of Apopka, Florida, went to be with the Lord. He was born in AritonAlabama to Riley T. Sims & Nora Lee Cardwell. He leaves behind his wife of thirteen years; Annette Sims. He had six children; William Riley Sims, Chad Sims, Scott Sims, Ashley Edson, Sean Rasmont, and Katie Rasemont. He loved his seven grandchildren; Rylee Sims, Addison Sims, Parker Sims, Kaiden Rasemont...
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Frank Groover

June 30, 1929 - October 16, 2013

Benjamin F. Groover, 84, of Deltona, FL, known to his family and friends as Pappy, passed away on October 16, 2013. He was born in Adel, Georgia on June 30, 1929. Pappy was a hard worker and was always willing to help out his family with anything they needed. He will be deeply missed by his family. Pappy was preceded in his passing by his wife, Esther Groover. He is survived by his 2 sons, 2...
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Robert Lee Barrett

April 10, 1932 - October 15, 2013

Robert "Bob" Lee Barrett, 81, of Casselberry, FL passed away on October 15, 2013. He was born April 10, 1932 to the late Riley and Florence Barrett in Burgess, Virginia. Bob was a good Christian man. He served in the United States Army in the Korean War. He was a Union Carpenter until an injury left him disabled, at which time he and his family moved to Florida. Bob was married to his wife, Lola,...
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Josephine C. Smith

August 4, 1919 - October 12, 2013

Smith, Josephine "Jo" Casey 94, passed away October 12, at Winter Park Towers, in Winter Park. Jo was born in Chicago, August 4, 1919, to Patrick Thomas Casey and Julia Clifford. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, and dear friend to many. Jo moved to Orlando in 2002 with her husband of 73 years, William Smith, Jr. (passed in 2012). Jo is survived by her sons William...
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David F. Mitchell

November 17, 1953 - October 11, 2013

David F. Mitchell, 59, of Longwood, FL passed away on October 11, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Teresa, and their children. He will be deeply missed by all those who knew him. Services will be held in his hometown of Jackson, Tennessee. Arrangements are under the care of CAREY HAND COX-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, (407) 647-1942.
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Robert Errol Rivers

June 28, 1928 - October 8, 2013

Robert "Bob" Errol Rivers, 85, affectionately known as "BaBa", passed away from liver and lung cancer related to melanoma on Tuesday, October 08, 2013. Born in Atlanta, GA on June 28, 1928 and moved to Orlando in 1937. He attended Delaney Elementary, Cherokee Junior High and Orlando High School (OHS), where he was a member of the "O" Club. He played basketball and football, earning his letter...
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E. Eileen McKenzie

June 25, 1918 - October 7, 2013

Eileen McKenzie, 95, of Altamonte Springs, Florida, passed to Glory October 7, 2013, peacefully in her sleep. She was born in Southfork, Illinois, on June 25, 1918; raised in Illinois; lived in St. Louis; and finally retired in Altamonte Springs, Florida. She is preceded in death by her husband, Earl (Jim) McKenzie, and is survived by her daughter, Cheryl McKenzie, son, Kevin McKenzie,...
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Bob Webber

August 5, 1937 - October 5, 2013

Bob Webber, 76, of Orlando, FL went to be with his Lord on October 5, 2013. He was born to the late Wilbour Waudell and Charlotte Lee Webber on August 5, 1937 in Draper, NC. Bob was known as an all-around fun guy with a great sense of humor and a knack for practical jokes. Along with his partner in crime and wife of 27 years, Doris Webber, Bob enjoyed the little things in life and was always...
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Santa Rodriguez

November 1, 1920 - October 4, 2013

Santa Rodriguez, 92, of Longwood, FL went to be with her Lord on October 4, 2013. She was born in Santa Lucia, Cuba to the late Benito Trujillo and Ramona Reyes on November 1, 1920, also known as "All Saint's Day." Santa was married to her late husband, Rigoberto Rodriguez, for 70 years prior to his passing in 2009. She was a very loving and selfless woman who was passionate about her family,...
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Fred F. Byrd

May 23, 1920 - October 4, 2013

Fred F. Byrd, 93, of Orlando, FL passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on October 4, 2013. Fred was born in Polo, IL to the late Bernie and Sophia Byrd on May 23rd, 1920. He spent most of his life in Jonesborough, TN with his family. In 1954, Fred and his family moved to Florida. Throughout his lifetime, Fred worked many jobs including one at the Orange Crush Bottling...
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Jack O. Coalter

April 11, 1923 - October 1, 2013

Jack O. Coalter, 90, of Winter Park, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 1st at Delray Community Hospital, in Delray Beach, Fla.A graduate of the University of Georgia, Jack served in the Navy in World War II and enjoyed a lifelong career with Eastern Airlines. Along with Merle, his wife of 59 years who passed in 2005, the couple lived in Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Connecticut and New...
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Lynn M. Hough

October 1, 1941 - September 24, 2013


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Josephine Thomas

March 21, 1923 - September 22, 2013

Josephine "Jo" Thomas, 90, of Ocoee, FL went home to be with her Lord on September 22, 2013. She was born on March 21, 1923 to the late Edward and Nellie Mae Rhoden in Ratcliff, Arkansas. Jo was married to her late husband, Allen Thomas, for 40 years. Jo was a loving mother, a caring grandmother, and she will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her only...
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Margaret Ann Phillips

August 15, 1935 - September 15, 2013

Margaret "Mugs" Ann Phillips, 78, of Orlando, FL passed away at her home on September 15, 2013. She was born in Alliance, Nebraska on August 15th, 1935 to the late Leonard and Emma Elizabeth Cook. Margaret was married to her husband Francis Hal Phillips for 50 years prior to his passing in 1996. She worked as an Airline Caterer, preparing meals for airlines, for many years. She enjoyed playing...
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Gertrude L. Johnson

May 29, 1924 - September 14, 2013

Gertrude L. Johnson, 89, of Orlando, FL passed away on September 14, 2013. She was born in Freeport, NY and spent a majority of her life in Florida where she worked as an Accountant. Gertrude greatly enjoyed playing Bingo and is survived by her two children, Joan Wilken and John Johnson, 4 Grandchildren, and 4 Great-Grandchildren. She will be missed by her closest family and friends. Arrangements...
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Aurelia Kelly Frisbee

August 12, 1925 - September 6, 2013

Aurelia Kelly Frisbee, 88, of Geneva, FL passed away at her home on September 6, 2013. She was born on August 12, 1925 to the late Boykin W. and Edith L. Kelly. Aurelia is survived by her husband of 43 years, William L. Frisbee, Jr.; 4 children; 5 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. She will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully...
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Tommie C. McGowin

October 18, 1921 - September 1, 2013

Tommie C. McGowin, 91, of Orlando, FL passed away on September 1, 2013. She was born on October 18, 1921 to the late Thomas J. and Edna E. Jennings and lived most of her life in Georgia where she now rests at Friendship Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to CAREY HAND COX-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, (407) 647-1942.
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Geraldine M. Langdon

April 6, 1921 - August 31, 2013

Geraldine Langdon 92, of Winter Park passed away on August 31, 2013 at Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs. She is survived by her son, Christopher. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 1:30 in the chapel at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Winter Park, Florida.
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Dorothy O. Rollins

March 13, 1920 - August 31, 2013


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Elena Poetsch

December 28, 1919 - August 30, 2013

Elena E. Poetsch, 93, of Winter Park, FL passed away peacefully of heart failure on Friday evening, August 30. She was born in Szarde, Lithuania and moved to Canada in 1948. It was there that she met and married her husband, Horst Poetsch and had her only son, Ralph Poetsch. Following Horst and his dream of opening a hotel in a warm climate, they moved to Fort Lauderdale, FL in 1963. After over...
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Edgar John Hillstead

March 12, 1908 - August 29, 2013

Edgar J. Hillstead, 105, of Maitland, FL passed away in his home with his arms gently folded across his chest on August 29, 2013. A Memorial Service in honor of Ed's life will take place on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home, 1350 W. Fairbanks Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789.
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Kathleen Grable

June 26, 1921 - August 28, 2013

Kathleen "Kate" Grable, 92, of Chattanooga, TN passed away on August 28, 2013. She was born on June 26, 1921 to the late Oren and Lula Leota Miller in Madison County, Indiana. Kate was the world's best wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She was an accomplished Avon Sales Representative and won various awards for her gift of connecting with people. She enjoyed crafts, card games, and...
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Vernon G. Edgar, Jr.

May 14, 1934 - August 17, 2013

Vernon G. Edgar Jr., 79, of Winter Park, FL passed away on August 17, 2013. Vernon was born on May 14, 1934 to the late Vernon G. and Pauline Edgar in Meridian, Mississippi. He graduated from Florida State University with his Bachelor's Degree in 1956 and then his Masters of Science in 1958. He served as the President of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at FSU during his time there, and was a member of...
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Kathryn Elizabeth Gouda

December 12, 1972 - August 8, 2013

Kathryn Elizabeth Gouda, 40, of Orlando, FL passed away on August 8, 2013. She was born in Michigan on December 12th to John and Mary Beth Jagger. Kathryn will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. Service will be held Wednesday, August 21st at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Winter Park, FL at 10:30 AM. A private inurnment will take place at a later date. Arrangements are under the...
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Ruby S. Schwartz

August 27, 1925 - August 4, 2013

Ruby S. Schwartz, 87, of Winter Park, Florida passed away on August 4, 2013. She was born in Groveland, Florida on August 27th to the late Boyd and Macy Stone. Ruby was a Civil Service Secretary for 10 Navy Commanders throughout her lifetime. She was married to her sweet and loving husband, Ernest W. Schwartz, for 68 years. Ruby loved the color red, dogs and, of course, her chocolate. Ruby was...
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Pauline Ethel Hager

June 30, 1921 - July 30, 2013

Pauline E. Hager, 92, of Orlando, Florida passed away on July 30, 2013. She was born in Princeton, Indiana on June 30th to the late James and Flora Incle. Pauline was known as a fiesty woman who told you how it was and enjoyed her sweets. She will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved, from her close family and friends to the caring staff at Rosewood Nursing Home. Burial at Highland...
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Rod Dunaway

June 8, 1935 - July 29, 2013

Rodney Price Dunaway, 78, of Longwood, FL, died surrounded by his family at home on July 29, 2013 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Rod was born in Memphis, Tennessee on June 8, 1935 to Annie Laurie Sanders of Kentucky and Webster Price Dunaway of Tennessee. He grew up in South Florida, where he took six years and three jobs to work his way through undergraduate school at the University of...
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Lildred R. Reynolds

July 12, 1930 - July 29, 2013

Lildred (Lil) Ruth Miller Brunt Reynolds 83, of Winter Park, FL. Passed away very peacefully on July 29. 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Lil, as she was affectionately known, was born on July 12, 1930 to Edna and Raymond Miller, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married to Dr. Charles D. Brunt (deceased) of Jennings, LA. and B.B.J. Reynolds (deceased) of Winter Park, FL.She is...
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Helen V. Morgan

July 16, 1922 - July 27, 2013

Helen V. Morgan, 91, of Orlando, Florida, passed away on July 27, 2013. She was born to the late Harry and Rose Wernert in Pittsburgh, PA on July 16, 1922. Helen was a self-made, educated woman, and a gifted interior designer. She shared her gifts both by teaching interior design to aspiring students, and by providing interior design services to clients in Pittsburgh and Orlando. She also...
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Louise Keene

January 15, 1923 - July 25, 2013

Marian Louise Keene, otherwise known as "Sweet Mama," passed away at the age of 90 on July 25, 2013. Louise was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina to the late Marion and Marie Segrest on January 15, 1923. She was an incredibly active woman, even up until the time of her passing, and had been greatly involved in her community. Louise loved her three "girls" and exhibited her love by a...
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Dona Susan Strait

March 12, 1932 - July 21, 2013

Dona Susan (Dona Sue) Strait, 81, of Winter Park, Florida died on July 21, 2013.She was born to the late Preston and Georgia Lee Haynes on March 12, 1932 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She attended College High School and Western Kentucky University.She was a member of the Junior Service League of Winter Park and the Junior League of Orlando. She served as Regent of the William P. Duval Chapter and...
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Ida B. Childs

December 7, 1919 - July 16, 2013

Ida B. Childs, 93, of Orlando, FL passed away on July 16, 2013. She was born on December 7, 1919 in Elba, Alabama to the late James and Emma Thompson. In the mid-1940s, Ida moved to Florida with her late husband, Jack Childs, where they loved to spend time together and with family. Ida loved being at home and caring for her family. She also enjoyed gardening and fishing. The youngest and last of...
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Mary Laughlin McNamara

June 29, 1924 - July 13, 2013

Mary Laughlin McNamara, 89, of Orlando, FL passed away on July 13, 2013. She was born to the late Roy and Helen Laughlin in Elwood, Indiana on June 29, 1924. Mary met her late husband, Thomas McNamara, in Indiana and they were married for 29 1/2 years before his passing. Mary was a wife first, then a mother, and an artist personally and professionally. She valued her family far above her own...
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Helen B. Riggs

January 9, 1925 - July 9, 2013

Helen B. Riggs 88, of Sorrento, Florida passed away on July 9, 2013 in Altamonte Springs, Florida. She is survived by her daughter Chris R. Long (Bobby), brother John Benedict, sister, Rose Griffiths (Don), 2 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. A graveside service will be on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 10:00AM at the Woodlawn Memorial Park, 400 Woodlawn Cemetery Road, Gotha, Florida 34734.
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Ana Luisa Mestre Lopez

December 22, 1922 - July 8, 2013

Ana Luisa Mestre Lopez, falleció el de julio de 2013. Ana nació el 22 de diciembre del 1922 en Cidra, Puerto Rico. LLego a 4to año en la Escuela Superior de Caguas. Ella era ama de casa y una de las Hijas Catolicas de America. Ana estas sobrevivido por su esposo Luis Lopez Jimenez; sus hijos Evelyn y su esposo Dr. Miguel Palou, y Luisito y su esposa Celina; sus hermanos Norma y...
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Mary Inez Locke

August 30, 1916 - July 6, 2013

Mary Inez Locke 96, of Winter Park, Florida passed away on July 6, 2013. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Bloodworth of Winter Park. A graveside service will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Geneva, Alabama on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 10:00AM under the direction of Pittman Funeral Home, 203 S. Commerce Street, Geneva, Alabama 36340 334-684-2600
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David Ted Stalker

October 6, 1944 - July 6, 2013

David T. Stalker, age 68, passed away on July 6, 2013 in Longwood, Florida.Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home. David T. Stalker's Celebration of Life service will be held at the Church of the Good Sheperd on Tuesday, July 16 at 2:00 PM.In lieu of flowers, donations to Make a Wish Foundation under David T. Stalker would be appreciated. David or as...
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Elizabeth J. Creed

November 17, 1952 - July 5, 2013

Ms. Elizabeth J. Creed age 60, of Orlando passed away on July 5, 2013. She is survived by her sister, Charlotte Hancock of Orlando. A visitation will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013 from 6-8PM at Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home. A celebration of her life will take place on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 10AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Glen Haven Memorial Park on Temple...
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Katherine M. St John

August 16, 1930 - June 26, 2013


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Sophie A. Covell

December 22, 1920 - June 24, 2013

Sophie A. Covelll,age 92 of Orlando, Florida passed away on June 24, 2013. She was born on December 22, 1920 in Claremont, New Hampshire. She worked for many years as a Registered Nurse and was a member of St. Stephen's catholic Church. Sophie was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Covell, and she is survived by her son, Robert M. Covell, her grandson, Scott Covell and his wife...
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Donald L. Graham

January 4, 1931 - June 22, 2013

Donald Lloyd Graham, 82, of Longwood, Florida passed away on Saturday morning, June 22, 2013. Don was born November 4, 1931 to Lloyd and Anne Graham of Chicago, Illinois. Don served in the Army during the Korean War. His service began on the front lines where he earned the Bronze Star and was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge that is given to soldiers who face the greatest risk of being...
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Alfred P. Pareigis

April 3, 1938 - June 13, 2013

A memorial mass will be celebrated for Alfred Pareigis at 2:00PM on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church on Edgewater Drive in Orlando, Florida.
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Eugene L. Roberts, Sr.

February 12, 1927 - June 6, 2013

Eugene "Gene" L. Roberts Sr., 86, Maitland, Fla., died peacefully at home Thursday, June 6. Husband of Betty, he had eight children, 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Gene was born in Elvins, Mo., and grew up in Farmington, Mo. At 17, he enlisted in the Navy, serving in the Pacific as a radar operator in World War II. Upon discharge, he enrolled at Washington Univ., St. Louis,...
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Robert F. Swift

April 7, 1933 - June 3, 2013

A memorial mass will be celebrated at a later date for Mr. Robert F. Swift at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Winter Park. Interment will take place at Palm Cemetery.
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Ann Torbica

December 4, 1922 - May 31, 2013

Ann Torbica, 90, of Lady Lake, Florida, passed away on May 31, 2013. She was born in Freedom, Pennsylvania, and was a resident until her retirement in 1979. Ann worked for Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania as a Directory Assistance Operator and retired after 32 years of service. Ann was a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers Association, a life member of the Serbian Lodge, Braca Jugovici 252,...
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Anna L. Rosenthal

August 31, 1928 - May 24, 2013

ROSENTHAL, ANNA LEE, Anna Lee, Age 84, went to be with the Lord on May 24th, 2013. She was the daughter of Rachel and Leon Michener. In 1954 she married Fred Rosenthal of Swarthmore, PA. Fred's various positions with Westinghouse took them to Prairie Village, KS, Murrysville, PA, Severna Park, MD and Wilmington, DE. In addition to her many previous activities, she was ordained a Deacon in the...
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Barbara C. Ponder

July 21, 1937 - May 22, 2013

Ponder, Barbara Carolyn Crenshaw "" Barbara Carolyn Crenshaw Ponder, 75, passed away Wednesday afternoon on May 22, 2013. She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Donald K. Ponder, Sr. of Geneva, FL; her children Shelly Kathleen Allred (Raymond) of Mineral Bluff, GA, Molly Anne Weber (Mark) of Kennesaw, GA, and Michael Robert McGinness of Altamonte Springs, FL; her 5 stepchildren;...
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Rufus V. Holt

November 28, 1916 - May 9, 2013

Rufus V. Holt, 96 of Orlando, Florida passed away on May 9, 2013 at his home. No local calling hours or services are scheduled. Visitation and services will be held in Roanoke, Virginia at Oakey's North Funeral Chapel, 318 Church Street, Roanoke, Virginia 24016. 800-638-0710
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Mary Patricia Powell

April 20, 1926 - May 9, 2013

OrlandoMary Patricia "Patsy" Powell 87, of Orlando passed away on May 9, 2013.A visitation will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at College Park Baptist Church with services to follow at 12:00PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Choir Ministry of the church.
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Gertrude S. CALDWELL

September 9, 1909 - May 6, 2013

Gertrude S. Caldwell 98, of Winter Park, Florida passed away on May 6, 2013 at the Manor Care Nursing Home in Winter Park.She is survived by her nephew, Jeff Schnellman also of Winter Park. It is her request that a Celebration of Life service will take place at a later date.
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Cynthia Slack

December 6, 1925 - May 4, 2013


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Erwart Brown Hill

November 12, 1919 - May 3, 2013

Mr. Erwart Brown Hill, 93, of Winter Park, Florida, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013. Services entrusted to Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home, 1350 West Fairbanks Avenue, Winter Park, Florida 32789. 407.647.1942
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Debra R. Wreford

February 11, 1955 - May 1, 2013


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