Category: obituary

OBITUARY: Accomplished Space Industry Veteran Edward Ryan of Merritt Island Passed Away at 72

Edward N. Ryan Jr. (MSgt USAF, Ret) began a new journey with the grace of God, on May 4, 2022, at Cape Canaveral Hospital. Edward was an American Patriot who loved his country, his community, his family, and his occupation. Edward was married to Judith Rea (Capehart) Ryan (deceased), whom he cherished for 31 years. […]

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OBITUARY: Former Cocoa Beach Mayorial Candidate Della Lee Gordon, 92, Passed Away May 3

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of our beloved, beautiful, joyful Della Lee Gordon, on May 3, 2022. She brightened the lives of many people and will be greatly missed. […]

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OBITUARY: 20-Year Kennedy Middle School Teacher Faye Shaw Bigam, 92, of Cocoa, Passed Away April 21

Faye Shaw Bigam passed away April 21, 2022, at the age of 92. She is predeceased by her husband Howard (Bingo) and son John. She is survived by daughters Apryle Nickson (Jim), granddaughters Nichole, Natalie, Nancy Kurbalija (Milan), and Naomi. Daughter Lynn Royer (David) and granddaughter Carly Lyon (Nathan) as well as great children Luka, Eliza, and Tucker. […]

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OBITUARY: Lynn Morris Normile, 77, of Indialantic, Passed Away April 29 After Prolonged Illness

Lynn Morris Normile age 77 of Indialantic. Florida died on Friday, April 29, 2022, after a prolonged illness. Lynn was born in Washington DC on September 13, 1944, and spent her childhood in Washington where she attended Sidwell Friends School. […]

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OBITUARY: Alana Jean Douglass, 66, of Melbourne, Passed Away May 1

Alana Jean Douglass got her wings and danced all the way to heaven on Sunday, May 1, 2022. After a long battle with a chronic illness, she passed away peacefully with her two daughters by her side. She was 66 years young. […]

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OBITUARY: 2014 Citizen of the Year Lynne Eleanor Roll, 78, of Rockledge, Passed Away April 20

Lynne Eleanor Roll, 78, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. She is survived by her husband LeMoyne. Lynne has two daughters Marcene, Michelle and LeMoyne has two daughters Miriam, Theresa, four grandchildren Tori, Justin, Katelyn, and Jacob. […]

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Victoria ‘Tori’ Louise Malone, 28, of Merritt Island Passed Away April 21 in North Carolina

Victoria “Tori” Louise Malone, 28, of Conover, North Carolina and Merritt Island, Florida, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. […]

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Barbara Engel Pyle, Age 88, of Merritt Island, Florida Passed Away March 20

Barbara Engel Pyle, age 88, of Merritt Island, Florida passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022. Barbara was born on November 1st, 1933. he was active with the Kiwanis Club and started the first Aktion Club for Brevard County. In 2001, she was awarded Kiwanis Club Citizen of the Year, a truly earned award for all the energy and effort she devoted to those who needed help. […]

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OBITUARY: Former Freedom 7 Elementary Substitute Teacher Edith Alley Goldcamp, 99, of Cocoa Beach, Passed Away

Edith Alley Goldcamp, 99, passed away March 21, 2022, at her home in Cocoa Beach. She was born February 11, 1923, in Buffalo, Minn. She was the daughter of Raymond C. Alley and Jane French Alley, who had moved to South Florida from Buffalo in 1925. […]

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OBITUARY: Veteran Space Worker Ron Greenhalgh, 87, of Titusville, Passed Away March 15

Ron Greenhalgh, of Titusville, passed away at the age of 87 on March 15. Ron was born in Denver, Colorado on August 1st, 1934. He will be lovingly remembered by his sons Gordon Greenhalgh and Michael Greenhalgh, his daughter Hope Greenhalgh, and his former wife Marilyn Ritter Greenhalgh. […]

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Baer Air Co-Founder, United Airline Captain William Lewis Baer, 62, of Merritt Island, Passes Away March 20

William (Bill) Lewis Baer passed away at the age of 62 from glioblastoma on Sunday, March 20, 2022, surrounded by his loving family at home. Bill was born in Hartford, Connecticut, to Marvin and Frances (Lewis) Baer. He grew up in Cocoa Beach, Florida, with his two siblings, Leah (Caplan) and Steven. […]

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OBITUARY: Lidia Rivero O’Dell, 92, of Cocoa Beach, Passed Away Peacefully March 6

Lidia Rivero O’Dell, 92, of Cocoa Beach passed away peacefully, at her home on March 6, 2022, surrounded by her family. Lidia was born on November 8, 1929, in Valdevarnes, a suburb of Segovia, Spain, and lived through the Spanish Civil war which took place from 1936 – 1939. […]

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Former Fitness Club Merritt Island Owner Linda Wardell Passes Away at 60 After Fierce Fight With Breast Cancer

Former Fitness Club Merritt Island owner Linda Wardell passed away March 11 at age 60. Below is a tribute by Laruen Wilken and Mary Beth Phelps, followed by a Space Coast Daily story published in 2014 detailing Linda’s fierce 12-year fight with breast cancer: […]

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Former Brevard Hospital Administrator Harry Judson Underill, 96, of Indialantic, Passed Away March 4

Hank Judson Underill, age 96, passed away on March 4, 2022. He moved to Orlando with his parents in 1935 where he grew up, and in 1952, became the Administrator of Brevard Hospital, which is currently Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center. […]

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OBITUARY: Vicki Neubauer, 67, of Cocoa, Passed Away on Dec. 16 Surrounded By Friends and Family

Vicki Neubauer was born Vicki Ramona Asbury on August 24, 1954, in Berwind, West Virginia. She was called home to her rightful place with our Heavenly Father on December 16th, 2021, at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Florida. She lived life to the fullest and was surrounded during her final days by friends and family.   […]

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OBITUARY: Barbara Diane Becker Passed Away Dec. 20 After Long-Fought Battle With Cancer

At age 67, BarbaraDiane Becker passed away December 20, 2021, from her long-fought battle with cancer. Barbara bred, owned and showed Silver Grand Champion Barbary’s Reigning Royalty (Quin) the number two Chow Chow with Breed points in the country at the time of death. […]

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Preeminent Brevard County Cancer Doctor Duff Sprawls Passed Away Dec. 14 at Age 72

R. Duff Sprawls, M.D., MSSW, passed away at age 72 on December 14, 2021 into eternal life. Dr. Sprawls was intelligent to the point of brilliant, inquisitive, inventive, gregarious, adventurous, athletic, active to the point of manic and deeply spiritual. […]

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