Florida Obituaries

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Shirley (Donley) Green, 83, Florida

Shirley (Donley) Green, 83, of Grove City, Florida, formerly of Dillsboro, Indiana passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Florida. Shirley was born on Friday, April 1, 1938, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Ernest and Eleanor (Ollman) Donley. She married her loving husband, William “Bill” Green, on December 14, 1983. Shirley was formerly employed at the Dillsboro School cafeteria and the Dillsboro Manor. She was a member of the Rotonda West American Legion Auxiliary. She had many hobbies which included going to Bingo and the arcade, and she enjoyed sewing and crafting. In her younger years, she and Bill enjoyed fishing and boating. She also loved having visitors and everyone was always welcome to share a meal, spend the night or take a boat ride.
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Barbara Boyd Wilder, 67 of Florida

Funeral services for 67-year-old Barbara Nell Boyd Wilder of Florida will be Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 1pm at Gamble Funeral Home in Hopkinsville. There will be a walk-through visitation Thursday at 11:30 with masks required. Burial will follow in the Cave Springs Cemetery. Survivors:. Three children – Anthoni Boyd...

Coronavirus Alert: Kid Vaccines Could Be Ready by October, Man Dies After 43 Hospitals Turn Him Away, Parents of 5 Pass Away Weeks Apart, Florida Accounts for 1 in 26 Deaths Worldwide, Review Says Booster Not Needed Yet

The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center maintains an ongoing count of the COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States and worldwide. As of 7:12 p.m. on September 13, 2021, the tally is:. Total cases worldwide: 225,158,946 (up from 223,600,504 Friday) Total deaths worldwide: 4,637,315 (up from 4,612,018 Friday) Total...
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9/11 Always Remember: Honoring the Floridians who died

Twenty years after September 11, 2001, we remember those who died in the terror attacks. To see where these names are on the 9/11 Memorial, click here. Jacquelyn Aldridge-Frederick was born in Tampa in 1954 and moved to Staten Island, according to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. She worked for Marsh & McLennan at the World Trade Center.
Valley Breeze

Debra R. Montecalvo – Florida

Debra R. (Messier) Montecalvo, 65, formerly of Woonsocket, passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021, in Morton Plant Hospital, Fla. with her family by her side. She was the wife of Marc A. Montecalvo of Seminole, Fla. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Claire...
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Timothy L. Brien – Florida

Heaven gained an incredibly strong and handsome Angel on August 24, 2021, when Timothy L. Brien, 62, of Lakewood Ranch, Fla., passed away. Formerly from Woonsocket, R.I., Timothy is the son of late Robert A. Brien and Julia J. (Lavallee) Brien. Tim leaves behind his loving wife and best friend of 43 years, Diane E. (Lussier) Brien.
Miami Herald

As Florida suffers with another dreadful COVID surge, DeSantis focuses on reelection | Opinion

There are two dates at the top of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ head: June 17, 2022, and Aug. 23, 2022. These are, respectively, the filing deadline for Florida statewide office and the statewide primary election next year. The chaos that DeSantis is unleashing on the state revolves around ensuring that he doesn’t allow anyone to get to his political right on any issue and close off the potential of a bruising and potentially losing reelection bid next year.
New York Post

Longtime Florida sports reporter pens his own touching obituary

A former sports reporter in Florida spent the final days of his life penning his own obituary — in which he reminded his readers that “kindness is free. Sprinkle that stuff everywhere.”. David Alfonso, 73, who worked at the Tampa Tribune for 20 years, was hospitalized in July as his...

One of Florida’s oldest residents passes away

Ismelia Canqui Pierre, mother, friend, community pillar and one of South Florida’s oldest residents passed away Aug. 9 at the age of 111. Pierre, more commonly known as Mrs. Caberno Pierre, leaves behind a rich legacy of service and care for others that will never be forgotten, according to her loved ones.
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Florida COVID patient returns home after 200 days in hospital, coma

MELBOURNE, Fla. – For a man who couldn’t breathe and whose family had prepared his obituary, 54-year-old Jack Ghiz is getting another chance to live and love again. Ghiz is back home with his wife and dog after he spent more than 200 days hospitalized with COVID-19, including in a medically-induced coma.

Florida man’s obituary blames anti-vaxxers for his own death

The family of Florida resident Clark Allen, who recently died of COVID-19 at the age of 84, isn’t mincing words when it comes to blaming the people responsible for killing him: the state’s unvaccinated residents. The obituary for Allen, who died of COVID in spite of being fully vaccinated, reads,...