Category: Obituaries

OBITUARY: Long-Time Indialantic Resident Louis Fiore Jr. Died Peacefully on January 6 at Age 84

Louis Fiore Jr, beloved and devoted husband and father, died peacefully on January 6, 2021. Lou (aka Popsie) was born in Jersey City, New Jersey October 22, 1936. […]

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Kathryn ‘Kathi’ Ridner (Deno) Passes Away at Age 62 on December 29 After Brief Battle with Pancreatic Cancer

Kathryn “Kathi” Ridner (Deno) left us on December 29, 2020, after a brief but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She passed peacefully and surrounded by her loving family. […]

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Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Coach Dabney C. T. Davis Jr. Passes Away at 91 on January 10

Coach Dabney Davis became the most successful AAU basketball coach in the history of Brevard County with an amazing won/loss record of 270-4. This was a county, state, and national record that has never been broken. He also coached junior high football and basketball. His three-year career won/loss record in football was 18-0, winning three straight County Championships. […]

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Dr. Ethel Louise Saunders Newman, 73, Died Peacefully January 7 With Family at Her Side

On Thursday, January 7, 2021, Dr. Ethel Louise Saunders Newman died peacefully with family at her side in Merritt Island, Florida. Born in Washington, D.C. on April 5, 1947, to the late Exum Tecumseh Saunders and Willetta Louise Shuffer Saunders, she was the oldest of two, predeceased by her only brother Exum Tecumseh Saunders, Jr.  […]

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OBITUARY: Indian Harbour Beach Contractor David M. Woodford Passes Away January 2 at Age 59

David M. Woodford, age 59, died on January 2nd. He was a loving husband, father of three children, and grandfather of one. David was proud to work as the VP of pre-construction for the fourth largest commercial contractor in the state of Florida, and he was the only LEED-certified contractor in Indian Harbour Beach. […]

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OBITUARY: Danny Tharpe, 78, Passes Away Nov. 20, Among Brevard’s Greatest Athletes

One of the most versatile and greatest all-around athletes in the history of Brevard and of the state of Florida, during Danny Tharpe’s four years as a Cocoa High Tiger, he earned 15 varsity letters, leading to his induction into the Florida High School Activities Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame in 2013. […]