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Friday 11/21/2014
Norma Jean Hackworth
Posted: November 21, 2014 - 6:00 am

Norma Jean Hackworth, 84, of Silver Springs, died Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.

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Llyod R. Christie, Jr.
Posted: November 21, 2014 - 6:00 am

Llyod R. Christie, Jr., 47, of Minneola, died Sunday, October 19, 2014. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Inc., Apopka.

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Daniel Franklin Garfield
Posted: November 21, 2014 - 6:00 am

Daniel Franklin Garfield, 54, of Wildwood, died Monday, November 17, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg.

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Thursday 11/20/2014
David Hirschfeld
Posted: November 20, 2014 - 6:00 am

David Hirschfeld 58, of Orlando, died Monday, November 17, 2014. Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

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Vance M. Currin Jr.
Posted: November 20, 2014 - 6:00 am

Vance M. Currin Jr. 70, of Tavares, died on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Steverson Hamlin and Hilbish Funeral Home.

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Charles J. Goodman
Posted: November 20, 2014 - 6:00 am

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Lucy Newton Langenbach
Posted: November 20, 2014 - 6:00 am

Lucy Newton Langenbach 92, of Groveland, Florida, died Monday, November 17, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg,

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Wednesday 11/19/2014
Lucille D. Gross
Posted: November 19, 2014 - 6:00 am

Lucille D. Gross, 88, of Clermont died Monday, November 10, 2014 as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born April 19, 1926 in Wilkes-Barre, PA the daughter of the late Ewald M. and Mildred M. Dietrich. In 1946 she married Paul Gross, Sr. and in 1961 after his retirement from the U.S. Army, the family moved to Clermont. During this time she raised a family and began working as a teller for 1st Federal Savings and Loan Association. She continued to work in the banking industry and retired in 1991 as the Branch Manager for Carteret Savings and Loan. After retiring she started the next phase of her life. She traveled with Paul all over the U.S. in an RV. They visited many National Parks and friends they had met during their life. She loved to travel even after the death of Paul in 1996. There was no place too remote or exotic for her to visit. She traveled the world from Africa to Australia and several times to Europe. Lucille had many other interests. She loved the game of golf, and playing golf and was active in the Green Valley Women's Golf Association. During her life she had 3 holes-in-one. Lucille was also a talented quilter and designed and created unique quilts for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an avid bridge player and also an accomplished duplicate bridge player. She enjoyed hosting or playing at party bridge games with her friends. Lucille was very generous with her time. She volunteered at the Cooper Memorial Library for many years. As a long standing active member of the South Lake Presbyterian Church, she served in numerous capacities including Elder. She was always available to help her friends and neighbors in time of need. Of all her interests, Lucille loved her family the most. She was always an active participant in their activities, whether it was a trip to the Outer Banks or a holiday celebration. When Lucille's daughter-in-law Lyn suffered several strokes in 2003 she temporarily relocated to Virginia for 4 months to support her rehabilitation and recovery. Lucille leaves two sons to cherish her memory, Paul Jr. (Lyn) of Springfield, VA and Bob (Cyndy) of Charlotte, NC. She has four grandchildren, Shannon (Jason) Holt of Raleigh NC, Courtney (Matt) Wallace of Raleigh NC, Brad (Sarah) of Raleigh NC, and Matt (Megan) of Cumming GA. She is also survived by 9 great grand children. In lieu of flowers, Lucille requested donations be made to South Lake Presbyterian Church or Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday November 21, 2014 at South Lake Presbyterian Church, 131 Chestnut St., Clermont, FL with Reverend Drew Marshall officiating, followed by a reception in the church parlor. Inurnment will be at the convenience of the family in Oak Hill Cemetery. BECKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, Clermont, FL 34711. Telephone 352-394-7121. (www.beckerfamilyfuneral.com)

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Thomas James Walker
Posted: November 19, 2014 - 6:00 am

Thomas James Walker, 89 of Tavares, died Monday, November 17, 2014. Steverson Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations, Tavares.

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Tuesday 11/18/2014
Sammy C. May
Posted: November 18, 2014 - 6:00 am

Sammy C. May, 66, of Clermont, died Monday, November 17, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.

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Winona Mae Brown
Posted: November 18, 2014 - 6:00 am

Winona Mae Brown, 87, of Fruitland Park, died Saturday, November 15, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg.

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Sunday 11/16/2014
George H. Hall
Posted: November 16, 2014 - 6:00 am

George H. Hall, 92, of Leesburg, died Thursday, November 13, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg.

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Peter John Mason
Posted: November 16, 2014 - 6:00 am

Peter John Mason, 89, of Leesburg, died Thursday, November 13, 2014. Page-Theus Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Leesburg.

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Saturday 11/15/2014
Phyllis J. Minneman
Posted: November 15, 2014 - 6:00 am

Phyllis J. Minneman, 84, of Wildwood, died Thursday, November 13, 2014. Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

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Friday 11/14/2014
Bertha M. Griffiths
Posted: November 14, 2014 - 6:00 am

Bertha M. Griffiths, 91, of Wildwood, died Thursday, November 13, 2014. Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

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Timothy Jay Totten
Posted: November 14, 2014 - 6:00 am

Timothy Jay Totten, 69, of Eustis died Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors. Eustis.

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Thursday 11/13/2014
Alex Osters
Posted: November 13, 2014 - 6:00 am

Alex Osters, 98, of The Villages, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

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John C. Walberg
Posted: November 13, 2014 - 6:00 am

John C. Walberg, 54, of Tavares, died Sunday November 9, 2014. Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations, Tavares.

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Stephanie T. Tomasetti
Posted: November 13, 2014 - 6:00 am

Stephanie T. Tomasetti, 75, of Leesburg, died Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Page-Theus Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Leesburg.

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Susan Lee Rogers
Posted: November 13, 2014 - 6:00 am

Susan Lee Rogers, 55 of Eustis, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.

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Wednesday 11/12/2014
Frederick William Bellew
Posted: November 12, 2014 - 6:00 am

Frederick William Bellew, 87, of Astor, died Sunday, November 9, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.

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Lillie Dixon
Posted: November 12, 2014 - 6:00 am

Lillie Dixon, 63, of Wildwood, died Sunday, November 9, 2014. Rocker-Cusack Mortuary. Leesburg.

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Joseph J. Mellon, Jr.
Posted: November 12, 2014 - 6:00 am

Joseph J. "Joe" Mellon, Jr., 70, of Leesburg, died Saturday, November 8, 2014. Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis.

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Tuesday 11/11/2014
Bernice Downs Laws
Posted: November 11, 2014 - 6:00 am

Bernie Downs Laws, 92, of Umatilla, died Friday, November 7, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Astor.

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Sammy Lee Karras
Posted: November 11, 2014 - 6:00 am

Sammy Lee Karras, 77, of Astor, died Friday, November 7, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Astor.

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Henry L. Buckenmyer
Posted: November 11, 2014 - 6:00 am

Henry L. (Skip) Buckenmyer, 73, of Eustis, died Thursday, November 6, 2014. Compass Pointe Cremation Services,

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Donald Finzer
Posted: November 11, 2014 - 6:00 am

Donald Finzer, 66, of Eustis, died Friday, November 7, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Astor.

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Velma Mayo
Posted: November 11, 2014 - 6:00 am

Velma Mayo, 85, of Mt. Dora, died Saturday, November 8, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.

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Sunday 11/09/2014
Joseph John Cattany
Posted: November 09, 2014 - 6:00 am

Joseph John Cattany, 93, of Fruitland Park died Thursday, November 6, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg.

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Joan S. Thurman
Posted: November 09, 2014 - 6:00 am

Joan S. Thurman, 61, of Eustis, died Friday, November 7, 2014. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis.

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Darryl Markee
Posted: November 09, 2014 - 6:00 am

Darryl Markee, 54, of Paisley, died Thursday, November 6, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.

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Helen Sue Mengual
Posted: November 09, 2014 - 6:00 am

Helen Sue Mengual, 94, of Orlando, formerly from Groveland, died Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Orlando. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg.

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Saturday 11/08/2014
William Henry Smith
Posted: November 08, 2014 - 6:00 am

William Henry Smith, 49, of Umatilla, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Inc. Apopka.

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James Hill
Posted: November 08, 2014 - 6:00 am

James Hill, 36, of Coleman, died Friday, Novmeber 7, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.

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Kenneth Clifton Walburn
Posted: November 08, 2014 - 6:00 am

Kenneth Clifton Walburn, 80, of Leesburg, died Friday, November 7, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.

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Gertrude Hazel Hughes
Posted: November 08, 2014 - 6:00 am

Gertrude Hazel Hughes, 87, of Bushnell, died Thursday, November 6, 2014. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Inc. Apopka.

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Friday 11/07/2014
William H. Nichols
Posted: November 07, 2014 - 6:00 am

William H. Nichols, 85, of Lake Placid, died Thursday, Novmeber 6, 2014. Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

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Vergie Deskins Bennett
Posted: November 07, 2014 - 6:00 am

Vergie Deskins Bennett, 85, of Grand Island, died Thursday, November 6, 2014. HardenPauli Funeral Home, Eustis.

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Lillian Keeney Shalters
Posted: November 07, 2014 - 6:00 am

Lillian Keeney Shalters, 93, of Fruitland Park, died Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory. Leesburg.

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Thursday 11/06/2014
Carolyn Virginia Taylor
Posted: November 06, 2014 - 6:00 am

Carolyn Virginia Taylor, 88, of Orlando, died Friday, October 31, 2014. Hayes Brothers Funeral Home, Altamonte Springs.

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Euconfra D. Harris
Posted: November 06, 2014 - 6:00 am

Euconfra D. Harris, 76, of Altamonte Springs, died Sunday, November 2, 2014. Hayes Brothers Funeral Home, Altamonte Springs.

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Robert B. Rock
Posted: November 06, 2014 - 6:00 am

Robert B. "Bob" Rock, 83, of Leesburg, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations, Tavares.

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George Kraft
Posted: November 06, 2014 - 6:00 am

George Kraft, 67, of Wildwood, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

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Mary Derflinger
Posted: November 06, 2014 - 6:00 am

Mary Derflinger, 86, of Avon Park, died Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

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Ernest Szeredi
Posted: November 06, 2014 - 6:00 am

Ernest Szeredi, 88, of Leesburg, died Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg.

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Alexis Marie Martinez
Posted: November 06, 2014 - 6:00 am

Alexis Marie Martinez, infant, of Orlando, died Monday, November 3, 2014. Hayes Brothers Funeral Home, Altamonte Springs.

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Charles D. Beeman
Posted: November 06, 2014 - 6:00 am

Charles D. Beeman, 74, of Tavares, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Steverson, Hamlin & Hillbish Funerals and Cremations, Tavares.

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Wednesday 11/05/2014
Richard R. Aegerter
Posted: November 05, 2014 - 6:00 am

Richard R. Aegerter, 80, of Altoona, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Banks, Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood.

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TeWa Luke Clark-Brown
Posted: November 05, 2014 - 6:00 am

TeWa Luke Clark-Brown died Sunday, November 2, 2014. Page-Theus Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Leesburg.

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Shayon Maurice Knight
Posted: November 05, 2014 - 6:00 am

Shayon Maurice Knight, 45, of Leesburg, died Sunday, November 2, 2014. Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Inc. Apopka.

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