Category: Obituaries

OBITUARY: U.S. Navy and D-Day Veteran, Chester Reid Norris, 96, of Cocoa Beach, Passes Away

Chester Reid Norris passed away with his family at his side on November 18, 2021. Chet was born on October 31, 1925, in Wellesley Falls, Massachusetts. […]

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OBITUARY: U.S. Air Force Veteran Lt. Col. Michael W. Pope, 70, of Viera, Passed Away Nov. 17

Michael W. Pope passed away in Viera at the age of 70 on November 17, 2021. Born in Jacksonville in 1951, he was a graduate of Ribault high school and later earned his MS at the University of North Florida. […]

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OBITUARY: Beloved Father and Friend, Jack Swearingen, 82, Passes Away Peacefully Nov. 12

Jack Allen Swearingen was a man who always seemed younger than his years. Until his recent illness, Jack could be found hunting, at his billiards league, and spending time with family and friends.   […]

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OBITUARY: U.S. Air Force Veteran Howard L. McGee, 79, of Viera, Passed Away Peacefully

Howard L. McGee, 79, of Viera, FL, formerly of Hampton, NH, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, after a lengthy illness. […]

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OBITUARY: ‘Renaissance Man’ Daniel Charles Mestayer Jr., 85, of Indialantic, Passed Away

Daniel Charles Mestayer, Jr. was a renaissance man. A beloved husband and father, Dan was born on February 28, 1936 in New Iberia, Louisiana. He grew-up hunting and fishing (a life-long passion) in the bayous and gulf waters of southwest Louisiana, Cajun Country. […]

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OBITUARY: Propulsion Engineer Alvin Eichin, 94, of Titusville Passes Away

Eichin, Alvin, 94, born in Hackensack New Jersey to the late Henry and Mary (Kirk) Eichin. Al enlisted in the Navy in 1944, days after graduation. Building model airplanes in his youth developed a keen interest in airplanes. At one time he worked at Teterboro airport which was within walking distance of his home. […]

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OBITUARY: Korean, Vietnam War Veteran LTC. Norman C. Hayes, 89, of Indian Harbour Beach, Passes Away

Norman C Hayes, LTC US Army Retired was born 19 June 1932 and died November 5, 2021 at the age of 89 in Indian Harbour Beach (IHB), Florida. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Marilyn Ellman Hayes, children Eileen McVey, Linda Cope, Laura Blomberg, Mary Sandel, Ed Hayes, Steve Hayes, Brian Hayes, and Heather Martin. […]

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OBITUARY: Thomas Maurice O’Dell Passes Away at Age 88 in Cape Canaveral

Tom O’Dell passed away on August 26, 2021, in Cape Canaveral, Florida at the age of 88. He lived a full and eventful life, which took him across the U.S. and around the world. Tom relocated from New York to Florida and served iconic airline Pan Am with immense pride and loyalty, staying until it ceased operations in 1991. […]

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OBITUARY: Retired Medical Receptionist Anne Fowler Crowl, 88, of Cocoa Beach, Passed Away Oct. 27

Anne Fowler Crowl of Cocoa Beach died on Oct 27, 2021, at the age of 88. She was the wife of the late Clarence J. Crowl. She was a homemaker and retired medical receptionist and office manager for 23 years for William F. Addington, M.D. […]

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OBITUARY: Honorable William Frederick Lee Jr., 74, of Melbourne Beach, Passed Away Oct. 26

The Honorable William Frederick Lee, Jr. (Fred), 74, of Melbourne Beach, Florida, previously of Clarksville and Goodlettsville, Tennessee, teacher, coach, school counselor, attorney, adjunct professor, and judge, transitioned from this life on October 26, 2021. […]

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OBITUARY: Ervin H. Daley, 95, of Cocoa, Passed Away Peacefully Oct. 24

Ervin H. Daley, 95, passed away peacefully at home in Cocoa, FL on October 24, 2021. Erv’s ashes will be spread at favorite places from his many years and miles of crisscrossing North and Central America, both on and off-road, on a wide variety of beloved motorcycles. […]

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OBITUARY: Brevard School Board Retiree Mary Ann Bell, 74, of Cocoa, Passed Away Peacefully Oct. 19

Mary Ann Bell, 74, was born on December 10, 1946, in Cocoa, Florida. She was the fourth child of 13 children born to the late Carlene and Idell Bell of Cocoa, Florida. […]

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OBITUARY: Myra Jean Bowling, 71, Passes Away After Valiant Battle With Lung Cancer

On Sunday, October 24, 2021, Myra Jean Bowling, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away at the age of 71 after a yearlong valiant battle with stage 4 lung cancer. She now rests peacefully with Jesus in His heavenly home. […]

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OBITUARY: Co-Owner of Niki’s Restaurant, Edward J. McGurk, 83, of Viera, Passed Away on Sept. 19

On September 19, 2021, Ed was lifted to heaven. He was born in New York, NY on February 10, 1938, and grew up in Mineola, NY. Ed served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 until 1959. He received a BS degree from Hofstra University while tending bar for his father at McGurk’s Tavern in Mineola. […]

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OBITUARY: Mary Jo Shigley, 93, of Titusville, Passed Away in the Presence of Family Oct. 13

Mary Jo Shigley (nee Watson) was born February 27, 1928, and died in the presence of family on October 13, 2021. She is known for her bright smile, warm heart, and kind soul—and perfectly manicured nails. Mary Jo was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years Donald (2011) and close friend Curtice Martin (2017). […]

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OBITUARY: Shirley T. Johnson, 88, of Merritt Island, Passed Away on October 13

Shirley T. Johnson, age 88, of Merritt Island, Florida passed away on October 13, 2021. She was born on March 22, 1933, in Gainesville, Florida to Jewell and Earle Traxler. […]

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