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Thursday 05/09/2019
Obituary - Louise Dearing Robertson

Louise Dearing Robertson, 94, went to be with the Lord on May 7, 2019. Louise was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

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Tuesday 04/30/2019
Obituary - Bobby Deane Day

Bobby Deane Day, 76, of Lecanto, FL formerly of Homestead, FL passed away on April 22, 2019 under the care of his family and Vitas Health-care in Lecanto, FL.

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Tuesday 04/23/2019
Reflection of Life - Anita Ruth Powell

Anita Ruth Powell, age 95, of Homestead, Florida went home to be with the Lord on April 18, 2019.

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Friday 04/05/2019
Obituary - Joanna Bills Stauts

Joanna Bills Stauts went home to be with the Lord on March 27, 2019.

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Monday 03/25/2019
Obituary - Lillis Horn Albregts

You may not have met Lillis Albregts, but rest assured, she was your biggest champion.

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Wednesday 03/13/2019
Obituary - Alice Elizabeth “Liz” Peterson Davidson

DAVIDSON, ALICE ELIZABETH “LIZ” PETERSON, 92 of Lake Placid, FL passed away March 9, 2019 in Lake Placid, FL.

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Thursday 02/28/2019
Obituary - William Patrick (Pat) Ledford

January 3, 1930 - February 22, 2019

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Tuesday 02/26/2019
Obituary - Leroy “Buddy” Quick

, age 49, passed away, Sunday, February 17, 2019 in Sebring, Florida.

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Tuesday 02/19/2019
Obituary - Boyd Kermit Simerson

Boyd Kermit Simerson, Sr., 89, of Homestead, Florida, formerly of Salisbury, NC, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Sunny Hills Assisted Living.

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Friday 02/08/2019
Obituary - Betty C. Alexander

Betty C. Alexander, aka Nell Elizabeth Counts was born in Prosperity, South Carolina on August 26, 1927.

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Wednesday 01/30/2019
Obituary - Ruth E. Perry

Ruth E. Perry was born 3/5/1931 in Nashville, TN and passed away, 12/9/2018, age 87. She was a long time resident of Homestead.

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Obituary - Robert Walter Zukowski

Robert Walter Zukowski - born in Philadelphia, PA, raised in Marlton, N.J. He passed 12-30-2018 at Homestead Baptist Hospital at the age of 80.

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Obituary - Albert E. Watson, Jr.

Albert E. Watson, Jr. of Homestead, Florida passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. He was 69 years old.

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Monday 01/28/2019
Obituary - Evelyn M. Underwood

Evelyn M. Underwood, age 91, of Marietta, GA, a resident of Homestead, FL for more than 40 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 24, 2019.

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Thursday 01/17/2019
Obituary - Jonathon Michael Daniels

10/30/83 - 12/31/18

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Obituary - Jeffrey James Morris

Jeffrey James Morris, 51, of Florahome, was tragically killed in a vehicular accident on January 3, 2019. His beloved dog “Circle” riding with him, was also killed.

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Thursday 01/10/2019
Obituary - Kathleen (Kay) Maas

Matriarch of Maas Family and Pioneer of Homestead

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Monday 12/24/2018
Obituary - Vanessa Lee Jenkins

Vanessa Lee Jenkins, born in New Bern, NC, passed on December 13, 2018.

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Wednesday 11/21/2018
Obituary - Lucille “Lucy” Smith Allen

The lovely Lucille “Lucy” Smith Allen passed away peacefully on November 14, 2018, at the age of 97.

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Tuesday 11/20/2018
Obituary - Jason (Prairie) Brunson

Jason (Prairie) Brunson, died peacefully on November 9, 2018 in Springer, New Mexico.

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Thursday 11/08/2018
Obituary - Janet Scarborough Sincore

Janet Scarborough Sincore born of a pioneer family, and raised in Homestead, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Baptist Hospital with her family at her side.

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Obituary - Ralfred Louie Underwood, Jr. (Ralph)

Ralfred Louie Underwood, Jr. (Ralph), age 71 of Homestead, FL passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at his residence.

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Obituary - Audrey J. Pendergrass

Audrey J. Pendergrass passed into eternal life on October 26, 2018.

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Wednesday 10/24/2018
Obituary - Gloria Ann McIntyre Braswell

Gloria Ann McIntyre Braswell, 77, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Friday 10/19/2018
Obituary - Rosa Mae (Lester) Bradshaw

Mrs Rosa Mae (Lester) Bradshaw, 91 years old, passed on October 4, 2018.

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Thursday 10/11/2018
Obituary - John Francis Furey

John Francis Furey, 84, passed, after a long illness, on September 20, 2018, at his home in Englewood, FL.

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Obituary - Francesco "Frank" Martone

Francesco “Frank” Martone, 89, a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away 9/30/18.

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Sunday 09/30/2018
Obituary - Roy Douglas Peeples

Roy Douglas Peeples, 70, of Homestead, Florida, passed away Monday, September 24th , 2018 at his residence following a lengthy illness.

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Obituary - Kenneth Wayne Poteet Sr.

Kenneth Wayne Poteet Sr., 86, of Acworth, Ga., passed away September 3, 2018, surrounded by family.

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Thursday 09/20/2018
Obituary - Salvatore (Sam) J. Del Vecchio

Salvatore (Sam) J. Del Vecchio, 92, passed away September 3rd, 2018 in Key Largo, FL.   Sam was born in Rochester, N.Y. He served in the Navy in World War II.

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Obituary - Monroe Losner

On September 7th, 2018, centenarian Monroe Losner of Marietta, Georgia disproved his claim he was “too mean to die.”

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Obituary - Virginia Dorsey McMichael

Virginia Dorsey McMichael, 96, of LaGrange, GA died Monday, September 17, 2018. Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery. Rev. Steve Hurley will officiate.

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Monday 09/10/2018
Obituary - Lillian Annette Allen

Lillian Annette Allen aka: Annette Gillis, aka: Annette Parker born In Homestead,FL at James Archer Smith Hospital on 8/1/1941, daughter of Emory and Lillie Mae Gillis.

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Friday 09/07/2018
Obituary - Fay Lillian Pierce

Fay Lillian Pierce, 91, passed away on August 31, 2018 in Homestead.

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Thursday 08/30/2018
Obituary - Nadine (Dykes) Butler White

July 22, 1932 - August 22, 2018

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Obituary - Sheila McFarland Miller

Sheila McFarland Miller, 83 years old, went to Heaven on August 24, 2018.

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Thursday 08/16/2018
Obituary - Vaness M. Mixon

VANESSA M. MIXON, Teacher at Leisure City K-8 Centers with Miami Dade County School system, 56, of Homestead, died Aug. 11th.

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Thursday 08/09/2018
Obituary - Ramona Latham

Ramona Latham, 93, a resident of Homestead, Florida for over 70 years, passed away August 4 2018 at Jackson South Community Hospital.

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Thursday 08/02/2018
Obituary - John Paul Hobson

JOHN PAUL HOBSON (Hobbie), 69, born in Arlington, Va, and three months later being a life long resident of South Florida.

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Tuesday 07/31/2018
Obituary - William Frederick Moore Jr.

William Fredrick Moore Jr., or Fred as most knew him, died peacefully on Sunday afternoon, July 22, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. He had just celebrated his eightieth birthday.

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Obituary - Odette Waizenegger

Odette Waizenegger, 87, of Homestead passed away July 12 at Homestead Hospital.

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Friday 07/20/2018
Obituary - Jacob Powels

It has taken me almost 365 days (356 days to be exact) to put pen to paper, and face the reality, you're not coming home. Those few little words “not coming home” cripple me, but despite my many attempts to deny, fight, and ignore the obvious, the fact still remains; you’re gone.

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Obituary - Enrique Fernandez

Enrique Fernandez MD, 97, of Homestead, Florida, passed away on July 10th, 2018 peacefully in the company of his loving family. Enrique was born in Cuba on February 28, 1921.

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Thursday 07/05/2018
Jack Hunt Cornelius

Jack Hunt Cornelius, 76, Freeport, Florida, passed away June 28, 2018, unexpectedly and peacefully, while at home.

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Colleen Bradley

Colleen Elizabeth Bradley (nee Herring), 63; of Palm Coast, FL; born in Columbus, GA, raised in Hialeah, FL, lived in Homestead, FL and Ellijay, GA; passed away unexpectedly but surrounded by love, June 12, 2018.

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Friday 06/22/2018
Sandra Calhoun Basom

Sandra Calhoun Basom, age 71, a long time resident of Homestead, passed away on May 31, 2018. Sandy, as she was known to most, was born in Greenville, NC on June 20, 1946 to the late James E. Calhoun and the late Hazel Y. Wells. Her siblings included sister, Brenda and brothers James and the late John. She graduated from Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach, VA class of 1964 and married the late Milburn K. Basom in 1968. Sandy is survived by her only child, daughter Katie and granddaughter Sawyer, and grandsons Rownan and Finnley.

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Wednesday 06/13/2018
Obituary - Roger W. Harden Sr.

Roger passed away on June 3, 2018 in Old Town, Fl at the age of 79. He was a native of Homestead. Roger owned and operated H & H Land Clearing for many years. His passion was the National Guard. He is preceded in death by his wife; Sharon Harden and his father; George Harden. He is survived by his sister; Betty (Kayron) Berry, his daughters; Sharon Miller and Teresa (Mark) Lowe, his sons; Roger W. "Chip" Harden Jr. and Bart Harden. 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren. Roger will be laid to rest at a later date at a Military Cemetery in Tallahassee, Fl.

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Obituary - Dennis L. Burdick

Dennis L. Burdick, 74, of Homestead, FL passed away June 08, 2018. He was born in New Kensington, PA on March 7, 1944, to William Leo "Chick" and Melva Nonamaker Burdick. The family moved to Homestead in 1957.

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Thursday 06/07/2018
Obituary - Walter William Sumner Jr.

Walter William Sumner, Jr., age 95, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 in Homestead.

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Tuesday 06/05/2018
Obituary - Nell G. Thomas

Former Homestead resident, Nell G. Thomas, passed to heaven peacefully, on May 19, 2018, surrounded by loved ones in her Onancock VA home.

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