Category: obituary

OBITUARY: Helen Lorene Leggitt Shafer, Longtime Resident of Titusville, Passes Away at 98

Helen Lorene Leggitt Shafer, at age 98, passed into eternal life on Friday, April 2, 2021, at VITAS Hospice in Orlando, Florida. Lorene was born and grew up in IL, and was the daughter of Edgar and Bessie Savidge, who preceded her in death as well as her sister, Lara Laughead. […]

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OBITUARY: Beloved, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Pauline Wilson, 87, Passes Away April 23

Beloved, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Pauline Wilson, 87, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 23, 2021. Pauline was born and raised in the town of Micco, FL. Her parents were European immigrants. Shortly after graduation from Melbourne High School, she married the love of her life, Dick Wilson.  […]

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OBITUARY: Michael D. Olivarez, 30, of Palm Bay Passed Away April 9 Surrounded By Family

Michael “Mikey” David Olivarez, 30, of Palm Bay, Florida, passed away on April 9, 2021, surrounded by family. Born in Melbourne, Florida, he was the son of Darleen Bell and graduated from Satellite High School. […]

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Amanda Christine Hubbs Passes Away at 40, Attended Palm Bay and Satellite High Schools

Amanda Christine Hubbs, 40, was born November 2, 1980, in Rockledge, Florida.  She endured serious illness for several years, spending her last months in Palm Bay Hospital and last weeks in the wonderful, comforting care of William Childs Hospice House. […]

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OBITUARY: Evan Lewis, 86, Passes Away March 23, Worked at Mike Erdman Automotive for 30 Years

Evan Lewis, 86, passed away on March 23. After moving to Rockledge from Kettering, Ohio in 1972, He spent more than 30 years selling cars at the car dealership now known as Mike Erdman Motors.  He sold cars to several generations in many families, as Evan was an honest, straightforward salesman. […]

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OBITUARY: Thomas William Hart, 81, Passed Away March 20 at Melbourne Regional Hospital

Thomas William Hart, age 81, passed away on March 20, 2021, at Melbourne Regional Hospital. He joined the United States Coast Guard in 1957 and retired after serving proudly for 20 years, as a Chief Warrant Officer-4. He then continued his career in Communications until retirement at age 64. […]

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OBITUARY: Longtime Brevard County Resident Andrew L. Lagemann Passes Away at Age 59

Andrew L. Lagemann was born in Winston-Salem NC and moved with his family to the Space Coast in 1964. He will be missed by many whom he entertained and made feel better about their own lives. He is surely doing the same in the afterlife. […]

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Lawrence Bevy Pruett, 91, Passed Away Peacefully at Cape Canaveral Hospital

Lawrence (Larry) Bevy Pruett passed away peacefully at Cape Canaveral Hospital with his family at his side. Larry spent the last decade of his career with Lockheed Martin managing several national security programs for U.S. Government customers. […]

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OBITUARY: Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Theodore Ostovich Passed Away February 21 at Age of 86

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Ted Ostovich passed away on February 21, 2021, at the age of 86. He was a veteran of 28 years as a B-52 pilot and r retired as a Colonel. Ted moved to Florida to work for Harris Corp on the B-1 project. […]

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D. Roger Ferguson, 79, Passes Away February 14, Burial Will Take Place March 12 at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery

D. Roger Ferguson, 79, died February 14, 2021, at the Dr. P. Phillips Hospital in Orlando, Florida, from non-COVID-19 complications following surgery. He volunteered for Admiral Hyman G. Rickover’s nuclear navy which was in its nascent stages at that historical Cold War time. […]

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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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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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