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Dorothea Jane Bachowski Freeman

Dorothea "Jane" (Bachowski) Freeman from Boynton Beach, Florida passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, December 22, 2014. She was 74 years old. Jane had resided in Fox Chase, Pennsylvania from 1974 ~ 1985.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 13, 1940, daughter of Dimitri and Dorothea (Franks) Bachowski. Jane graduated from Temple University and received her master's degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She enjoyed reading and loved visiting the beach.


Frederick Nyle Parker

Parents Albert Earl and Lucy Botsford Parker


Paul A Goforth

Paul A. Goforth, age 72, of New Haven, Gallatin, Illinois, passed away Monday, December 25,2006 at his home after an extended illness. Paul was born in New Haven, on March 8, 1934 to the late Clyde and Flossie (Melton) Goforth. He was married to the former Judith (Brown) who survives. Paul had retired from the Olin Corporation in Alton and was a member of the Machinist Union there. Paul loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing and really loved grafting and raising Pecan Trees.


Paul Willis Strange

Son of Thomas Edward and Alice


Robert Erhart

Robert John Erhart was the type of person you met once and you couldn't help but immediately like him. Funny, silly, smart, crazy, polite, respectful...all these words are descriptions of Robbie, but none of them can sum up the amazing young man he was. Robbie was born in Buffalo, New York on March 14th, 1990, to Lea and Terry. Although his parents divorced when Rob was eight-years-old, he had plenty of love in his life from his family.


Paul Winston Oetting

PAUL WINSTON OETTING, 34, Enka Avenue, Orlando, died Monday, Oct. 14. Mr. Oetting was an entertainment technician for Walt Disney World. Born in Fort Eustis, Va., he moved to Central Florida in 1990. He was Protestant and a member of IATSE No. 631 and the King's Players. Survivors: wife, Marcea; son, Bret S., Orlando; parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert, Miramar; brother, Karl D., Griffin, Ga.; sister, Dawn, Miramar. Dobbs Funeral Home, West Orlando Chapel.


William "Bill" White

Bill White was the "Baron of Bourbon Street" at Church Street Station - Rosie O'Grady's Good Time Emporium for over 10 years. His tribute to Satchmo and his rendition of "Wonderful World" were favorites of visitors to Rosie's. Bill can be seen in a marketing video now posted on You can see and hear Bill at about 1:35 into the video


Kent Anthony Abreo

Kent Abreo was part of Rosie O'Gradys Goodtime Jazz Band at Church Street Station in Orlando, Florida during its heyday. No obituary has been found, just basic information on his date of birth: April 2, 1941 and his date of death: April 28, 2010.

Former band member Dave Gannett on his website had this remarkable bit of trivia about Kent: Kent Abreo felt that regular reeds were too flimsy. He played on reed BLANKS to the utter consternation and amazement of the other reed players!


George W. Palmer

Rosie O'Grady's Good Time Jazz Band member, George W. Palmer, Jr., of Orlando, passed away on July 13, 2014.

George was a beloved Husband, Father, Brother, and friend to the hundreds of musicians he worked and played with throughout his life. He was born on November 2, 1934, in Glens Falls, NY, to George and Doris Palmer of Lake Luzerne, NY.


Donald Keith Lord

Rosie O'Grady's Good Time Jazz Band's own Donald Keith Lord passed away on September 1, 2009. Don was born August 20, 1931, in a farmhouse in Gilead, Maine. In his early years, he received 13 pins for perfect attendance in Sunday school – one for each year. He started playing the trumpet at age 7 and at the age of 12 he began playing for dances with his mother and father in Lord’s Orchestra. He continued to play with Lord’s Orchestra until college in 1949.


Boyd Armond Bergeson

Boyd Armond Bergeson of Nixa, Missouri passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2009. Formerly of Orlando, Florida, Boyd had been a resident of Nixa since 1993. He was a professional jazz musician performing at Disney World and the Church Street Station in Orlando and he was a Navy veteran. Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, Boyd, Sr. and Evelyn Lilliman Bergeson and one sister Katherine DeVrieze.


Anthony Iacovitti and Family

On November 28, 1952, Anthony Iacovitti, his wife Dorothy Barber and three of their children: Anthony Jr, age six, Barbara Marie age three, and John Allen age three months died in a plane crash of an air froces Globemaster transport near Tocoma, Washington with 32 other servicemen and their families. The plane was enroute to a base in Massachusetts, following two years active duty in Alaska. Their eight year old son Joseph survived but was in fair condition after the crash, being treated in a hospital near the scene of the crash.