Richard A. Hackney, 67, of Venice, Florida, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017.
Sam Engel, Jr. 82, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed away April 12, 2017. Sam was born in Homestead, FL, attended the University of Florida and started his architectural practice in Davie in 1972. He was a Charter Member of the Davie Cooper City Rotary club, a member of the American Institute of Architects, a NASCAR Fan of Steel, and a lifetime UF alumni member. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Carolyn Engel, his children: Mark Engel (Heidi) and Susan Tillman, his grandchildren: Kyle Engel and Erin Engel, his brother and sister: Richard Engel and Julia Maloney. Sam was preceded in death by his parents; Solomon and Amalia Engel, and his sisters: Emily Seymour, Mary Zinker, Emma Vihlen, Ruthie Tuten, Dorothy Gwinn and Frieda McDermott.
Sylvia Pennington Geib, 89, of Bamberg, SC and formerly of Homestead, FL died on March 16, 2017 at her residence.
Ted A. Ramsay, Jr., 80, of Pittsview, Alabama died Friday, March 24, 2017 at Crowne Health Care in Eufaula, Alabama. At Mr. Ramsay's request, no public services will be held.
Delores Keller, a resident of Richmond County NC and formerly of Homestead Fl. has joined the angels on March 12th.
Betty Lee Campbell, 92 of DeLand passed away March 13, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living in DeLand.
Carmela (Milly) Sorrentino St. Aubin, 74 years of age, passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, after losing her battle with cancer.
Miriam "Susie"Toland, 88, of Homestead died February 5, 2017.
Marlowe John Krenik, a resident of the Redlands for almost 50 years and a longtime air traffic controller, supervisor and instructor with the Federal Aviation Administration, died February 12 with family at his side.
In the early morning of January 20th, 2017 heaven gained a lovely angel. At 88 years of age, Lillian Marie Henderson Archer received her ultimate desire to sit on her cloud and sing with the angels.
Paul Seasholtz, 71, passed peacefully on February 6, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
Ms. Clara Lanese, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, a resident of Dade County for many years, the last five of which were in Homestead FL, passed peacefully away in her sleep on the 30th of December, 2016.
Tim Nelson, 51, of Homestead, Florida passed away peacefully on January 22, 2017 after battling Cholangiocarcinoma. He was born on October 30, 1965 to native Miamians, David & Marilyn Nelson who reside in Homestead.
Matriarch of the Borek family, Helen E. Borek (91), passed away quietly at her home on Jan. 17, 2017 surrounded by her family.
Confesor Rivera, 90, of Homestead, FL passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Jan. 14, 2017.
Matthew Clyde Garrison Sr., 35, passed away on Jan. 11, 2017 from suspected heart failure due to an enlarged heart.
Earl H. Smith, Jr. "Captain Smith" age 88, of Alachua, FL passed peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 at the VA Medical Center, Gainesville, FL.
Sue Margaret Shiver passed away peacefully with her family by her side after complications of surgery after living a full and glorious life of 78 years.
William (Bill) K. Broughton, 78, passed away on Dec. 17, 2016 at his home in Homestead, FL surrounded by his loving family.
Miriam Aponte, age 63, died Nov. 29, 2016 at her home in Homestead, FL after her battle with Scleroderma.
Born March 21, 1922, Ruth Shafer Fleisher, Maj. USAF Reserve, Ret., of Homestead, FL, flew west on Nov. 30, 2016, following a long illness.
Solon Lee Wilder, beloved husband of Cathy (Simmons) Wilder of West Glover, VT, passed away on Nov. 30, 2016 in Greensboro, VT. He was 83 years old.
Richard John Button passed away peacefully in his sleep Nov. 16, 2016 after battling heart problems for years.
Shirley C. (Calkins) Ellis, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at her home in Riverton, N.J.
Wayne Leon Lawrence, age 88, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 at his home.
Eunice Marie Wyche (née Clayton), age 66, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 30 surrounded by her loving family.
Jean Caroline Stumpf Wilson Latimore, 84, of Temple, GA, entered the gates of heaven and went to be with our Lord on Sep. 9, 2016.
Frances R. Boysen of Homestead went to be with the Lord at 6:30PM, Oct. 14, at home with her family.
Jeffrey Reid Callahan, 67, passed away Wednesday, Sep. 7, after a heroic battle with cancer.
Alice Louise Tyre, 76, of Cutler Bay, wife of Charles Tyre, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Sep. 9, of cardiac arrest at Kendall Baptist Hospital.
David Lee Wilson, a resident of Dickinson, Texas passed away at Texas City, TX on Aug. 28, 2016.
Paul J. Becker, of Homestead FL, age 67, passed away peacefully at home, Aug. 18, 2016, after a very short, unexpected battle with Leukemia (AML).
Lt Col (USAF, Ret) Joyel M. Morton, 82, of The Villages, FL, died the early morning of Aug. 10, 2016 due to complications associated with Chronic Lymphoma Leukemia. Lt Col Morton is the former Commander and Director of Operations for the Strategic Air Command’s Detachment 1 at Homestead AFB, FL – a detachment of the 68th Bomb Wing, Seymour-Johnson AFB, NC.
Denis Paul Messemer, of South Miami Heights, FL, passed away Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 - only nine months after the love of his life, wife Rene passed away.
Dr. June Blalock Craig dedicated her entire professional life to helping and serving others, improving the quality of life for the literally thousands of individuals whose lives she touched. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Masters of Education Degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, June also received her Registered Nurse license, allowing her to work as a bedside medical, surgical, oncology, psychiatric, and geriatric nurse. While working as a nurse, June received her Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science Degree from the University of George - one of the only one-half of one percent of the women in America achieving an earned Ph.D.
Janice L. Malone, loving wife, mother, grandmother and loyal friend, went to be with the Lord on July 15, 2016 at the age of 82.
Edwin “Ted” Eby passed away on July 18, 2016 following a long battle with cancer.
Margaret "Peggy" Thompson, aged 71, died peacefully on Jul. 4, 2016 at home, after a long struggle with cancer.
Ruth Maurine Ingram, born in St. Petersburg, FL on Nov. 24, 1927, died peacefully in her home on Jun. 9, 2016 at age 88.
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