Search tributes

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


Richard Lee Brown

Richard Lee Brown was born to Peat and Sarah Brown in Kissimmee, FL on May 9, 1937. He was the second eldest child. His siblings include JoAnn (deceased), Joe Raymond, Vivian, Peat (deceased), Diane (deceased) and Charles. Riichard, also known as Rick by his close friends, served in the Armed Services. While in the army, he married Sarah Doris (Souter) of Live Oak, FL. Together they had four children: Ricardo Anthony (deceased), Peter Fritzgerald, Drake Garnet and Sara Elizabeth Lynette.


Thomas J. Whisner

Thomas J. Whisner - Melbourne - Thomas J. Whisner "Tommy", age 63, of Melbourne, FL, died at 6 p.m. Friday, January 15, 2010 at Kindred Acute Care Center, Melbourne, FL, with his brother and sister at his side. Tom fought a courageous battle for three years with a lung disorder associated with the construction industry. Tom was born in Warren, PA on December 21, 1946. His family moved to West Palm Beach in 1951 and relocated to Indian Harbour Beach in 1964. Tom graduated from Satellite Beach High, where he excelled in football and "good-looking" girlfriends.


Norma Caroline Moore

Norma Caroline Moore (née Scanlan)

“Lakeland - Norma Caroline Moore, 82, died Oct. 1, 2006 of heart failure. Survived by 2 sons, a brother & 6 grandchildren. Interment services Oct. 10 at 11:30 a.m. at Lakeland Memorial Gardens.”
- Published in Lakeland Ledger on Oct. 5, 2006


Jennifer Paquette Heneghan

Beloved All Souls Catholic School principal, Jennifer (Jenni) Paquette Heneghan joined the Lord on March 3, 2015. Jenni was born in St. Albans, Vermont on September 26, 1963 to James Paquette and Anne (Wahlen) Criss. Her family moved to Middlebury, Vermont in 1979 where she graduated from Middlebury Union High School. After high school she moved to Florida and attended Stetson University, where she was involved in many student organizations and graduated with her Bachelors in Liberal Arts French and Spanish. She later returned to Stetson to complete her Masters degree in Education.


Dorothea Elisabeth (Schneider) Peters

This was written by Dorothea's son Oliver and his wife Kim Marie Fischer Peters. It was not published in a newspaper.

Dorothea Elisabeth Schneider was born on March 26, 1926 to Ernst and Marie Schneider. Dorothea's father was a merchant in Frankfurt but the European economic downturn hit the family hard and they eventually settled in the quaint town of St. Goarshausen on the Rhine River near the legendary Lorelei.