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Felix Perea Sr.

Felix Perea Sr. was born on February 22, 1936 to Isidro Perea and Julia Fransciso De Perea in Río, Naguabo, Puerto Rico.

When Felix was 18 years old he moved to New York City, where he met his future wife Ana Celia Vergara. After one year of dating and at the ages of 20 and 19, Felix and Ana were married in The Bronx, New York in June 1956. On October 21, 1957 Felix and Ana had their first son, Felix Perea, Jr. On January 29, 1962, their second son, Steven Perea was born.


Stephanie Wilson

To be done later


Quincy Adam Dease

Born: Nov. 11, 1903
Died: Aug 21, 1994


Evelyn Jeane Behnamann Wood

Evelyn Jeane Behnamann Wood was born in Rock Island, Illinois, on December 19, 1928. Her parents were Harry Edwin Behnamann (born 17 March 1892) and Grace Marie Reicherter (born 29 August 1897). She had one sibling, Dorothy Marie Behnamann Youngberg, who was six years older.

Growing up during the Depression, Evelyn told stories of sharing clothing with her sister, who was 5 foot 2 to Evelyn's 5 foot 7. Her father Harry Behnamann had been a coach at Rock Island High School, Rock Island, Illinois, but started a new career as an insurance salesman.


Samuel Irwin Richardson

"Sonny", "Sam", "Pops", "Daddy", "Sammy"..are just a few names we called the "Old Man". A baby born to Irwin Richardson and Albertha/Alberta Jones in Worchester, Massachusetts. Later he moved to New York, Connecticut and then dying in Puerto Rico. He wanted to be close to his wife Carmen.


Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Hicks

"Dot" was married to Bill Hicks and was living with her 14 yr. old daughter,Lorna,when my mother and I moved into the 2nd floor of the 3 story apt. house in 1979. She had been married before and had two grown sons; Mark and Billy. Although she was 20 yrs. older than me,we hit it off right away and I spent quite a lot of my time downstairs,shooting the breeze.


Marilyn Virginia Adams

Having known Marilyn for only 10 years,I wasn't there when she grew up in Cordele,GA or when she married James Adams. She had 4 children:Linda,Dennis,Ellis and Tracey. One of the most exciting things she did in her life was spend some time in Haiti with her church.I am just sorry that I didn't get to hear more about the time she spent there helping the poor people of that poverty stricken land.


Loretta Irene Coleman (Scritchfield)

Loretta I. Coleman (Scritchfield) passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Orlando, Florida at the age of 64. She was surrounded be her family as she went to her forever home.
Born August 2, 1950 in Mannington, West Virginia, Loretta was the daughter of the late James and Hazel (Jones) Scritchfield. After spending most of her life in Ohio and West Virginia, she moved to Orlando, Florida in 1986.


Kathleen Edna Haulk

Kathleen Edna Haulk (née Moore)
Obituary - Published in Lakeland Ledger on Sept. 11, 2006


Fred Wilson

Frederick Wilson was born in America Samoa on March 20, 1920 in American Samoa to James and Hilda Wilson. Fred went to school in America Samoa and worked all over the United States as a construction worker. Fred met his future wife Anita Simpson while working in San Francisco on the Golden Gate bridge in 1942.


Bobbie Burks (Dill) Smith

To come later