Our Obituaries

Michael Edward Floyd

September 15, 1943 - September 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, Orange Park, FL.
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Elva Eletta Brown

December 18, 1931 - September 14, 2017

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Frederick Thomas Netz

June 11, 1964 - September 10, 2017

Sgt. Frederick Thomas Netz II, (USMC) 53, passed away on September 10, 2017. He was born Asmara, Eritrea, Ethiopia and served in the US Marine Corp, was a dedicated police officer for 5yrs before movin on to work for AT&T for the last 19 years. Ricky was a dedicated and faithful member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday School Teacher played acoustic guitar on the praise band,...
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Deborah Perry Ostafi

May 10, 1953 - September 4, 2017

Deborah Perry Ostafi, 64, passed away September 4, 2017. Debby was born May 10, 1953 in Jacksonville, Florida. She loved spending time with her late husband, fishing and attending classic car shows. They were active members of Lake Shore United Methodist Church for many years. Mrs. Ostafi is survived by her sisters; Elaine Starling and Margaret McMillan. In lieu of flowers, please make a...
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Joseph Julius Fischl

January 18, 1939 - September 2, 2017

Joseph Julius Fischl Jr., 78, Passed away September 2, 2017. He was born January 18, 1939 in New York City, New York. He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon; two daughters, Mrs. Gwendolyn Folsom (Chris) of Orange Park, Florida, Mrs. Lynda Danley (lee) of Atlanta, Georgia; a granddaughter, Kristina Marie. Joe graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School in January 1957. He enlisted in the US...
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Evelyn Mae Hall

April 24, 1925 - August 30, 2017

Evelyn Mae Hall, 92, a 30-year resident of Orange Park, Florida peacefully passed away at her home on August 30, 2017. She was the sixth child of nine children born to Conrad and Mary Ann Helzer, on April 24, 1925 in Crook, Colorado. Over the years she also resided in California, Texas, New Mexico, and Arkansas. Her career consisted of 42 years as a Medical Laboratory Technician and to relieve...
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Wesley Robert Mason

September 6, 1926 - August 30, 2017

Wesley Robert Mason, 90, passed away on August 30, 2017. He was born September 6, 1926 in Port Clinton, OH and retired from the United States Navy as a Naval Aviator, having served in three wars: World War II, Korea and Vietnam. All three sons and two grandchildren followed in Lieutenant Commander Mason's footsteps in the US Navy. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Dorothy; oldest son,...
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Janet Jackson Canaday

August 18, 1940 - August 23, 2017

Janet Jackson Canaday (77) Passed away Wednesday August 23, 2017. She was born in Port Huron Michigan and resided in Orange Park, Florida. Janet enjoyed her career in nursing for more than 30 years, boating, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her loving husband Arnold V. Reynard; her daughters, Patricia Wilson (Hambone), Valarie Thrift (Kevin), Barbara...
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William Richard Payne

March 30, 1932 - August 22, 2017

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Edward James Holbrooks

July 29, 1951 - August 22, 2017

Edward James Holbrooks "Jamie Brooks", 66, passed away August 22, 2017. He was born July 29, 1951 in Jacksonville, Florida and resided in Green Cove Springs. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward J. Holbrooks Sr., his mother, Frances Harrison Birt and his step father, Marvin Birt.Jamie studied broadcasting at Jones College. His career as a broadcaster included WIVY, WAIV,...
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Mary Ellen Dutton

July 30, 1938 - August 16, 2017

To some of us she was Mom, Grandma, Nammie, Great grandma, Aunt Mary Ellen, Friend and to one she was the love of his life. Our Mom went home to be with Jesus Wednesday August 16 2017 at 5:45 PM. We will jump back into this crazy life with both feet because that's what Mom would have wanted but right now our main concern is taking care of Dad and what he needs, because he's looking at a...
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Grace E. Krulewicz

November 30, 1939 - August 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, Orange Park, FL.
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Leonard Marbry Chisholm

August 21, 1937 - August 7, 2017

Leonard M. Chisholm, Lt. Cmdr. USN (Ret.) passed away on August 7, 2017. Beloved husband of Sheila; father of Allyson and Stephanie by previous marriage and grandfather of Johan. Attached to the Naval Security Group at tour stations worldwide, he served his country with honor, integrity and distinction. "Not for Self, but for Country." Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens...
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Paul Byron Teator

June 30, 1924 - August 4, 2017

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Ramon Lee Johnson

December 24, 1950 - July 28, 2017

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Stanley Koscinski

October 17, 1953 - July 26, 2017

Stanley Koscinski Jr., 63, passed away July 26, 2017. He was born October 17, 1953 in Jacksonville, FL and resided in McCalla, AL for the past 12 years. He is preceded in death by his parents Stanley & Virginia Koscinski. Mr. Koscinski Jr. is survived by his wife; Delane Koscinski, daughter; Monica Koscinski, Son; David Hires, Grandchildren; Madisen Hires, Hailey McIntyre, Wyatt McIntyre,Ty,...
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Trudy C. Sweet

September 8, 1936 - July 26, 2017

Gertrude (Trudy) C. Sweet, 80, passed away July 26, 2017. She was born September 08, 1936 in South Port Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, Canada and resided in Fleming Island, Florida. Devoted Homemaker, Caregiver, and wonderful Grandmother and Great Grandmother with an affinity for Hummel collecting and beloved YMCA member. She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Roland Sweet, 3 daughters,...
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Rusty Ray O'Connor

December 8, 1975 - July 23, 2017

Rusty Ray O'Connor, 41, passed away July 23, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida after a hard-fought battle with cancer. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 11:00am at the Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, 127 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park 32073. Rusty was born December 08, 1975 in Mayfield, Kentucky and resided in Jacksonville, Florida. Rusty was an avid trucker...
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Rose Marie Gougler

August 10, 1926 - July 22, 2017

Rose Marie Gougler, 90, passed away on July 22, 2017. She was born in Jacksonville, FL and was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. Rose Marie was predeceased by her husband, Wesley and her 2 children: Teri Lynn Gougler and Scott Wesley Gougler. Mrs. Gougler is survived by her sister, Myrtle Hotz Eppert; 3 nieces: Patsy Polk, Barbara Moore and Sandra Green; and a nephew, Walter Hotz. ...
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John A. Joseph Armstrong

February 6, 1986 - July 21, 2017

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Nery A. Rodriguez

July 11, 1929 - July 20, 2017

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James Norwood Stewart

February 3, 1945 - July 20, 2017

James Norwood Stewart, 72, passed away on July 20, 2017. He was born on February 3, 1945 in Brooklyn, NY. He was a long time resident of Green Cove Springs, Florida, a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a client at Challenge Enterprises since 1972, a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the Civitan Club. He enjoyed participating in Special Olympics, Bowling, Golf, and Cycling. His hobbies...
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Wendell F. Spears

October 7, 1931 - July 19, 2017

Wendell F. Spears, 85, of Orange Park, Florida went to be with Jesus on July 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Philadelphia, MS on October 7, 1931. At age 16, he joined the U.S. Navy proudly served for 22 years - during the Korean and Vietnam wars. Upon retirement, he moved his family to Orange Park, Florida and went to work at the Naval Air Rework Facility for 18 years....
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Dave L. Carpenter

May 3, 1930 - July 19, 2017

Dave L. Carpenter 87, of Fleming Island, passed away peacefully at home, in view of the water, July 19. Dave was born May 3, 1930 in Freeze, Virginia but grew up in Catawba County, North Carolina, primarily in Newton. Dave was a Korean War Veteran, having served for 12 years in the U.S. Air Force, signing up when he was just seventeen years old. After mustering out of the armed services in...
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Fred Lee Franklin

July 6, 1952 - July 14, 2017

Fredrick Lee Franklin, 65, passed away on July 14, 2017. He was born in Richmond, CA and retired from the US Navy. He was employed with JEA and loved spending time with his family. Fred is survived by his loving wife, Amie Franklin; daughter, Dorothy (Doug) Turner; son, Joshua (Holly) Franklin; 2 sisters: Tina Kidder and Nancy Eck; 7 grandchildren: Matthew, Marc, Caeden, Titus, Willow, Primrose...
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John Alexander Clark

July 3, 1955 - July 13, 2017

John Alexander Clark, 62, passed away on July 13, 2017. He was born in Limestone, Maine and was a longtime resident of Jacksonville and the surrounding areas. John was a loving and dedicated husband, father, son and friend with a kind and gentle soul. John loved music, art and exploring new places. He was an amateur photographer and a lover of animals. True to his nature, John was able to...
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Monica Leann Shockley

September 13, 1977 - July 12, 2017

On July 12, 2017, a precious soul went to walk the streets of gold in the presence of the Lord. Monica LeAnn Shockley, beautiful daughter, sister, wife, and mother was earth bound for 39 years. She was a loving wife to Sherman Shockley, mother to Grayson Shockley, daughter of Rodger and Beth White, sister to Johnny and Jennifer White, Pedro and Labett Guzman, Christopher and Tiffany White, and...
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Jeanne C. Zarner

July 30, 1948 - July 8, 2017

Jeanne C. Zarner, 68, passed away July 8, 2017. She was born July 30, 1948 in Giessen, Germany to the late Cary A. Crews and Dessie M. Crews. Jeanne resided in Fleming Island, Florida for the past twenty years. Her career spanned 33 years, of federal civil service, having worked for the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and retiring from the Army Corps of Engineers. She enjoyed spending time with...
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Joel James Trestik

January 25, 1933 - July 8, 2017

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Clinton Thomas Cooper

December 4, 1931 - July 6, 2017

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Arthur Joseph Minshall

August 31, 1965 - July 5, 2017

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William Donald Reid

January 22, 1938 - June 30, 2017

William Donald Reid "Don", aged 79, passed away June 30, 2017 at home unexpectedly. He was predeceased by his parents, Ben and Lois and step-mother, June Reid. He leaves a loving and devoted wife, Patty; daughter, Doni (Rex) Cooke; stepchildren: Bryan (Jainee) Nugent, Rebekah (Ron) Bellamy, Angeline (Jesse Sr.) Taylor, Sunny Newman, Cynthia (Russell) Huntley; 17 grandchildren and 15...
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Dorothy Jane Effner

November 1, 1926 - June 27, 2017

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Linda Ann Jeffers

December 26, 1966 - June 17, 2017

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Floria P. Obrero

November 24, 1920 - June 12, 2017

Floria Placedes Obrero, 96, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2017. Born in Camarines Sur, Philippines on November 24, 1920, she was one of eight children, two brothers and five sisters, of Vicente Placedes and Eugenia Masculino. She graduated Salutatorian from Camarines Sur High School in Naga City, Philippines, and then completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Education. One of the six...
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Jackie Lou Jim

October 21, 1951 - June 7, 2017

Jackie Lou Jim had many titles. Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Daughter, Navy Corpsman, Nurse and Friend. She was many things to many people. One of the greatest attribute she had was caring. She cared about how you were doing, she cared about you doing better in life, and she cared about making sure you knew she was there to help if you needed it. In short she cared...
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Nathaniel Scott

March 1, 1945 - June 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, Orange Park, FL.
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Glen F. Hall

November 22, 1940 - June 3, 2017

Glen Fred Hall, 76, passed away on June 3, 2017 in Middleburg, FL. He was born in LaBelle, FL, served in the US Army for 12 1/2 years and is predeceased by his father, Frederick Hall; mother, Violet Deese; daughter, Patricia Hall and step-father, Frank Richards. Mr. Hall is survived by his loving wife, Connie Hall; 3 sons: David and James Hall, and Wayne (Amy) Kordula; daughter, Danielle (Keith)...
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Venita Kay Harmon

January 26, 1953 - June 2, 2017

Venita Kay Harmon, 64, passed away on June 2, 2017. She was born in Oakland, CA but grew up in Key West, FL. She was a Florida girl through and through, with the sand, sun, and ocean bringing her comfort and joy. She dedicated her life to her family, friends, and civil service; providing 38 years of service to the United States government. Venita had an infectious laugh that could brighten the...
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Bernice Mary Witt

January 25, 1924 - May 31, 2017

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Sonja Lynn Silver

January 5, 1951 - May 30, 2017

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Carole Joyce Palo

December 24, 1940 - May 22, 2017

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Freddie Ray McBride

October 1, 1943 - May 13, 2017

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William Steven Wysocki

July 23, 1926 - May 12, 2017

William Steven Wysocki, 90, passed away May 12, 2017. He was born July 23, 1926 in Hamtramck, Michigan and resided in Orange Park, Florida. He was a postal employee for 30 years. In his retirement he enjoyed Vegas and greyhound racing. Mr. Wysocki was survived by his loving wife of 70 years Joan J. Wysocki, children; Denise Walsh, Craig Wysocki (Karen), Scott Wysocki (Nicole) and Brent Wysocki,...
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Lillian C. Sales

December 5, 1925 - May 12, 2017

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Jonas Jeremiah Allen

July 23, 1994 - May 11, 2017

Jonas Jeremiah Allen, 22, passed away May 11, 2017. He was born July 23, 1994 in Queens, New York and resided in Daytona Beach, Florida. Jonas, better known as Bub or Bubba, brought energy and life the moment he entered a room. With a happiness that would pierce through and emanate like a ray of sun on anyone's cloudy day and a charisma that would cause the worlds most interesting man to be...
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Clarence Simon Tate

December 4, 1932 - May 10, 2017

Clarence Simon (Mike) Tate, 84, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2017, in Orange Park, Florida. He was born on December 4, 1932 in Missouri to Mary Robert Dennington and Simon Peter Tate and joined the Army Air Corp in 1947 after convincing his mother to sign a statement saying he was old enough to serve. His Army career ended after the Berlin Airlift was complete and his Sergeant verified his...
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Agnes P. Eads

February 9, 1932 - April 30, 2017

Major Agnes P. Eads, passed away on April 30, 2017 surrounded by her family at the age of 85. She was born in Tuscaloosa, AL and resided in Orange Park, FL. Major Eads was an Officer in The Salvation Army. She was predeceased by her husband, Morris; son, Kenneth; brothers James and Bob Poole; and sister Ella Thatcher. She is survived by: son David (JuLee) Eads; daughter-in-law, Margie Covert; 5...
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Martha Elizabeth Philpot

March 8, 1940 - April 23, 2017

Martha Elizabeth Philpot, 77, passed away April 23, 2017. She was born in Pineville, Kentucky and resided in Jacksonville, Florida. She retired from Clear Channel communications in 2008 after a 30 plus year career. She loved her flowers and gardening, camping, the beach, video games, reading, her family and friends. Her morning ROAR on Facebook will be missed. Mrs. Philpot is predeceased by her...
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Joy Lynn Carver

October 18, 1926 - April 18, 2017

Joy Lynn Carver, 90, passed away on April 18, 2017. She was the daughter of Herman Louie and Grace Ward Coffee, and was born October 18, 1926 in Jacksonville, Florida. She married the love of her life, Jack Howell Carver Sr, in May 1950. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary prior to his passing in 2000. They enjoyed ballroom dancing, Sunday drives with the dogs, and traveling to the...
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John Matthew Dinkins

February 27, 1965 - April 13, 2017

DINKINS - John Matthew Dinkins passed away April 13, 2017. Matt was born February 27, 1965 to Jean Southward Dinkins and John Kerry Dinkins in Hendersonville, NC. He and his family moved to Orange Park in 1969. He graduated from Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, GA in 1983. His love of the outdoors and civic duty was fostered by his many years spent in Boy Scouts, culminating with him...
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Louis B. Huntley, Jr.

November 6, 1930 - April 2, 2017

Louis B. Huntley, Jr. 86, passed away on April 2, 2017; a lifelong clay county resident. He was born in Green Cove Springs, FL and was a long haul trucker for most of his life. Mr. Huntley was a long standing member of the Teamsters Union. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty Jo and daughter, Linda Ruth Huntley. Mr. Huntley was the son of the late Louis and Eleanor (Simpson) Huntley. Survivors...
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Josephine A. Bunk

July 31, 1940 - April 1, 2017

Josephine A. Bunk passed away on April 1st 2017. She was born in Jacksonville, FL and was a member of Hibernia Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Robert P. Bunk; two daughters: Lynn McGill (Chris) Deborah Mancha (Vaughn); her sister, Betty Williams; and her two grandchildren: Brandon C. McGill and Andrew J. McGill. The services will be held at 11am Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at...
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Donald Ray Satterfield

July 14, 1934 - March 26, 2017

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Peter James Brunt

February 28, 1939 - March 24, 2017

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Alice Louise Smith

April 3, 1943 - March 21, 2017

Alice L. Smith (73) went to her heavenly home on March 21, 2017. She was born April 3, 1943 and graduated from Montcalm High School in WV, then moved to Florida and graduated from UNF with a BA in Financial Accounting. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents: Arthur Hudgins and Ennis Miller Hudgins; brother, Elbert "Pee Wee" Hudgins; and nephew, Daniel Hudgins. Left to cherish her...
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Russell Bonitatibus

May 17, 1937 - March 20, 2017

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Jack L.W. Davis

September 6, 1956 - March 18, 2017

Jack L. W. Davis, 60, went home to the Lord on March 18, 2017. There are not enough words to describe my husband, my best friend and the love of my life; Jack. Jack was predeceased by his loving parents, Leon and Kathy Davis (Sebring, FL). Survived by his loving family - wife, Debbie, sons, Justin and Joshua Davis, daughter in law Mandie and the love of his life his grandsons, Landon and Brett...
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Lillie Scott Carmichael

April 9, 1935 - March 15, 2017

Lillie Scott Carmichael, 81, passed away unexpectedly on March 15th, 2017. She was born April 9th, 1935 in Green Cove Springs, Florida to William Scott and Katie Pearl Adamson and resided in Spraggs, Pennsylvania. She loved taking pictures, gardening, talking on the phone, feeding stray and wild animals, playing board games (especially marbles), taking care of family members, cooking for her...
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Thomas Alexander McTammany

April 30, 1941 - March 13, 2017

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Sachiko McKenzie

October 27, 1933 - March 12, 2017

Sachiko McKenzie, 83, passed away March 12, 2017. She was born October 27, 1933 in Hokkaido, Japan and resided in Middleburg, Florida. She is survived by numerous family members including, 5 brothers, 1 sister, and 1 sister-in-law. She is also survived by her daughters; Kimberly (Harold) Wimer and Suzanne (Theodore) Arrick, and 3 grandchildren; Sasha (Matthew) Kidney, Nicholas Allen Arrick and...
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Jill Renee Stephens

January 23, 1970 - March 6, 2017

Jill Renee Stephens passed away March 3, 2017. Born on January 23rd, 1970, she was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Hinson L. Stephens, Sr. (Betty Jo) of Orange Park, Florida. She was a graduate of Orange Park High School. She worked for most of her adult life as a Medical Assistant for several different physicians in Jacksonville and Orange Park. She is predeceased by her mother, Betty Jo and her...
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Harvey T. CAMPBELL, Jr.

December 30, 1928 - March 6, 2017

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Ruben Oyola

November 26, 1948 - February 24, 2017

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Nestor Luis Lopez

July 29, 1968 - February 24, 2017

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Edna Earle Redwine

October 26, 1936 - February 18, 2017

Edna E Redwine, 80, passed away February 18, 2017. She was born October 26, 1936 in Greenville, Alabama and resided in Jacksonville, Florida.Ms.Redwine is survived by her children; Mary Bridgers (David), Lee Redwine (Sheila), Elizabeth Smith, Cynthia Emanis (Dustin), Mark Redwine (Laura), and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Also, Ms Redwine is survived by one brother, Ray Johnson...
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George William Sullivan

July 8, 1928 - February 18, 2017

George William Sullivan, 88, passed away February 18, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born July 8, 1928 in Medford, Massachusetts and resided in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Sullivan spent 30 years serving our country in the United States Navy. He was a long time member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church. He was a proud lifetime member and volunteer of the VFW and American legion. he was a...
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Dennis Paul Arkebauer

December 11, 1950 - February 14, 2017

Dennis Paul Arkebauer, 66, passed away February 14, 2017. He was born December 11, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan and resided in Middleburg, Florida. Mr. Arkebauer was Retired US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer, serving from March, 1970 to July, 1993. Dennis loved his time in the Navy and also continued his career, working on aircraft as an Airframes and Power Plants Mechanic after retiring from the...
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Ella Lee Handford

September 5, 1947 - February 1, 2017

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Beverly Hargis Page

July 15, 1937 - January 27, 2017

Beverly Hargis Page, 79, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, January 27, 2017. She was born in Johnson City, TN and was co-valedictorian of her graduating class whom all loved her. Beverly was the Democracy contest winner in the 11th and 12th grade. She was involved in lots of clubs and extra-curricular activities. Beverly always had a love for the ocean, mountains, working in her rose...
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Brendon Reid Mermann

June 25, 1927 - January 24, 2017

Brendon Reid Mermann, 89, passed away after an extended illness on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. He was born in Jamaica, Queens, NY, and resided in Orange Park, FL, for the past 30 years. Following high school, he served honorably in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He married the love of his life, Charlene Hart Mermann in 1953 and they enjoyed 56 years together until her passing in 2009....
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Dorothy Mildred Riddle

June 9, 1921 - January 19, 2017

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Daniel Robert Canada

October 29, 1965 - January 19, 2017

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Sherry Lynn Norton

September 8, 1963 - January 17, 2017

Sherry Lynn Norton, 53, passed away January 17, 2017. Sherry was born September 8, 1963 in Clearwater, Florida and resided in Middleburg, Florida. Visitation will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home located at 127 Blanding Blvd in Orange Park, FL. A funeral service will be held from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm on Tuesday January 24, 2017 at...
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Carol Rummel Bryan

February 19, 1945 - January 16, 2017

Carol Joyce Rummel Bryan went to our Lord January 16th 2017. Carol was a member of Community of Christ. Carol was born in Pensacola, Florida February 19th 1945. She is predeceased by her parents, C. C. and Nina Rummel, 1 brother, Bernard Rummel and 1 sister, Shirley Ziegler. She is survived by her husband John E. Bryan; 3 sons: Darrin Thomas (Penny), Harold Thomas, and Timme Thomas; 3 stepsons:...
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Betty Chandler Teague

February 11, 1924 - January 14, 2017

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Gloria Dean Spainhoward

June 27, 1937 - January 13, 2017

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Mary E. Flower

October 11, 1928 - January 13, 2017

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Virginia Allison Albertsen

May 17, 1926 - January 10, 2017

Virginia Allison Albertsen, 90, passed away on January 10, 2017. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio and was predeceased by her husband, Alvin in 2012. Survivors include her son, Brian Albertsen; daughter, Holly A Adams; 4 grandchildren: Carolyn, Patricia, Kalin, and Haley; and 6 great-grandchildren: Ian, Joseph, Amelia, Verona, Brady and Carson. Graveside inurnment will be held 10 AM, Monday,...
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Nancy Louise Snook

September 30, 1936 - January 10, 2017

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Richard Lamar Forehand

October 19, 1955 - January 9, 2017

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Roscoe Whitson

November 12, 1923 - January 2, 2017

Roscoe Whitson, 93, passed away January 2, 2017. He was born in popular, North Carolina on November 12, 1923 and he resided in Jacksonville, Florida. He served in the U.S. Navy for 23 years as a Boiler Tech Chief. He was a World War II veteran. Roscoe is survived by his children: Linda(Franco), Doug(Carole), Mark(Sheila), John(Susan) and Angela. He had 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren....
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Mary Jean Hosey

October 9, 1934 - December 31, 2016

Mary Jean Hosey, 82, passed away December 31, 2016. A resident of Jacksonville, Florida the last 51 years she was born in Waverly Iowa to Jim and Grace Behrens on October 9, 1934. Loving mother, grandmother, and devoted wife she was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Bob and Harold, her sister Naomi and Max Hosey her loving husband of 54 years. Mary is survived by her sons Richard (Linda...
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Gilbert Wesley Ousley

July 10, 1932 - December 30, 2016

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Monica Yvette Griffin

February 27, 1966 - December 28, 2016

Monica Yvette Griffin, 50, passed away December 28, 2016. She was born February 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts and resided in Orange Park, Florida. Nurse at St. Vincent's Medical, Air Force Veteran, love attending music concerts, comedy clubs, and dancing. Mrs. Griffin is survived by her husband; Lee Griffin Jr., father; Melvin Hawthorne, Brother Anthony McKinney and daughter; Kenisha...
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Linda Berry Mitscher

April 28, 1947 - December 23, 2016

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Jenny Blount Kittle

September 2, 1921 - December 22, 2016

Virginia "Jenny" Kittle passed away on December 22, 2016 and a Memorial Service will be held at 5PM at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home on Thursday January 5th, 2017 at 127 Blanding Boulevard with a reception to follow. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia and attended the College of William & Mary. She was the Falls Church Baptist Church secretary for many years and later worked as a college...
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Leo Rutcha

August 12, 1927 - December 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, Orange Park, FL.
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Tobias B. Latham

February 22, 1927 - December 20, 2016

Ben Latham passed away December 20, 2016. Ben was the son of the late Tobias Benjamin Latham and Susie Mae Rohling. He was born February 22, 1927 in Gainesville, Florida. He is survived by his sons Ben III (Beth), John (Clare), and Mike (Melinda) along with 11 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years (and sweetheart since they were 12),...
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Betty Jean Dick

April 22, 1937 - December 17, 2016

Betty Jean Dick, 79, passed away December 17, 2016. She was born April 22, 1937 in Lee, Florida and resided in Jacksonville. She loved keeping up with the latest trends and dressing to impress. She enjoyed traveling and trying new things along the way. She lit up every room she entered with her contagious laughter and radiance. Betty is survived by her brother; Billy Carter, daughter; Vickie...
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Rosemary L. Faulkner

February 25, 1920 - December 16, 2016

Rosemary Lord Faulkner, age 96, passed away peacefully on December 16, 2016. Rosemary was born in Dunreith, IN on February 25, 1920, the daughter of Ralph and Leanora Lord. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard B. Faulkner: her sister Helen Dickie; and her brother, Richard Lord. Rosemary was married to Richard in 1941, and they had three sons. "Rosie" as Richard lovingly...
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Susan Dawn Moore

February 24, 1955 - December 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, Orange Park, FL.
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John Franklin Raiford

July 4, 1930 - December 9, 2016

John Franklin Raiford Jr., LCDR United States Navy Retired, Naval Flight Officer and insurance company regional manager. John is a longtime resident of Orange Park, Florida born July 4, 1930 to the late Buelah K. Randolph and John F. Raiford, Sr. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and a lifelong Gator fan. Preceded by his beloved wife of 57 years Patricia "Pat". Survived by his 2 sons;...
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Joanne Rivers Weigel

September 26, 1950 - December 7, 2016

Joanne Rivers Weigel, 66, of Middleburg, Florida, peacefully entered heaven on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.Joanne was born in Jacksonville, Florida to the late William C. Rivers and Josephine Hood on September 26, 1950 but spent most of her adolescence with her mother and stepfather, Ray Goodson.She attended high school in Puerto Rico and graduated from Roosevelt Roads High School in 1969.On...
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Ivy Nicole Gernhard

February 23, 1983 - December 5, 2016

Ivy Nicole Cannon Gernhard, 33, of Middleburg, FL passed away Monday, December 5, 2016. She was born February 23, 1983 in Jacksonville, FL to Paul Keister Cannon, Jr. and Theresa Gibson Cannon. She graduated from Paxon School for Advanced Studies in 2001 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education in 2005 and a Master of Arts, Educational Leadership in 2011 from the University...
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Irene Ann McVay

June 26, 1924 - December 5, 2016

Irene Ann McVay, 92, of Orange Park passed away peacefully December 5, 2016 surrounded by loving family.Mrs. McVay was born June 26, 1924 in Providence, Rhode Island where she later raised her family in Snug Harbor. Mrs. McVay was the bookkeeper for Volkswagen of Rhode Island for many years, loved dancing and later became an instructor. She also served as Activity Director at Sun and Fun in...
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Aloha Juanita Cotten

February 5, 1921 - November 30, 2016

Aloha Juanita Cotten, 95, passed away November 30, 2016. She was born in Bellingham, Washington and has resided in Jacksonville, FL after losing her home in Ocean Springs to hurricane Katrina in 2005. She enjoyed a career in cosmetology. She is preceded in death by her husband Junius Cotten. She is survived by a niece, 2 nephews and her husband's cousin, Dr. C. L. Cotten (Loretta) of Jacksonville...
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Winifred Hardage Stewart

April 10, 1929 - November 30, 2016

Winifred Hardage Stewart died peacefully after a brief illness on Nov. 30, 2016. She was born in Jacksonville on April 10, 1929 and was the daughter of Hugh Hardage, Sr., who died Nov. 30, 1963, and Winifred D. Hardage, the founders of Hardage and Sons Funeral Homes, now a part of Hardage-Giddens. Wini was graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1947 then attended Abilene Christian...
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Marlene G. Stone

March 10, 1936 - November 27, 2016

Marlene G. Stone, 80, passed away November 27, 2016. She was born March 10, 1936 in Franklin County, Illinois and resided in Orange Park, Florida. Marlene was a loving wife and wonderful mother who loved her family with all her heart. She had a strong belief in the Lord and knew the Bible like the back of her hand. She enjoyed singing in the choir and to her family members too. Mrs. Stone is...
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Roland Wallace O'Neal

September 28, 1939 - November 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, Orange Park, FL.
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