Category: obituary

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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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. […]

OBITUARY: Lynn Stallings Barnette Passed Away Peacefully Nov. 5 Surrounded by Her Loving Family

Lynn Stallings Barnette passed peacefully on the evening of November 5, 2020, surrounded by members of her loving family. She became the Executive Administrative Assistant to Center Director Robert L. Crippin at the John F. Kennedy Space Center and continued there until her retirement, and then returned on a contract basis with various contractors for a few years. […]

OBITUARY: Bob Bessen of Mims Passes Away from Natural Causes at Age 94

Bob Bessen of Mims, Florida passed away from natural causes at the Halifax Hospice Care Center in Edgewater, Florida. Like many young men at the time, Bob storied about his age and enlisted in the army. He served all over the world and retired after 21 years of service. He went on to work as an Engineer with Boeing during the Saturn program. […]