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Mary Louise Dostal - July 03, 1929 - March 20, 2020

Mar 20 Dostal

Mary Louise Dostal - July 03, 1929 - March 20, 2020 Stuart- Mary Louise Dostal born in 1929 to Roy D. Moynahan and Louise E. Moynahan (Johnston) passed away March 20, 2020. Mary graduated from Katie Gibbs executive secretarial school in Boston Massachusetts. She met her husband, Neil C. Dostal, in Birmingham, Michigan. They had 3 daughters together, Barbara, Kathryn and Pamela.

Mary Louise moved to Florida in the 1980’s and settled in her beloved city- The City of Delray Beach. She worked for the City for many years in the Mayor’s office and the Parks and Recreation Department. Mary faithfully attended the Delray Affair (art festival) every year.

Mary Louise was loving, gentle, kind, and gracious. She had a wonderful flair for fashion, jewelry and especially purses! She loved shopping and had the talent to wear her treasured finds with style.

Mary Louise was a true beauty, inside and out. She is survived by 2 sisters, Lois and Joyce, and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved sister, Kathy. Mary has had many friends and neighbors wherever she lived. Shy inside, she was very noticeable on the outside.

Her sunny disposition lives on in all the hearts of those that were lucky enough to know her. She will be deeply missed.

Richard I. Rankin - June 03, 1942 - March 19, 2020

Mar 19 Rankin

Richard I. Rankin - June 03, 1942 - March 19, 2020 Richard I. Rankin, 77, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, passed away on March 19, 2020 at his residence.

Born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, he had been a resident of Port St. Lucie coming from Lincoln, Rhode Island.

He received his bachelors and masters degrees from Providence College.

He had served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of St. Lucie Catholic Church, Port St. Lucie.

Before retiring he was a teacher at Citizens Memorial Elementary School, Woonsocket, RI.

Survivors include his wife, of 50 years, Sharon Rankin, his children, Lisa Rankin, Scott Rankin and his companion, Daniel Kamin; his grandchildren, Arianna Atehortua and Claire Rankin Kamin and a great grandson Christopher Spute III.

George C. Schlageter - January 10, 1937 - March 19, 2020

Mar 19 Schlageter

George C. Schlageter - January 10, 1937 - March 19, 2020 George C. Schlageter, 83, of Jensen Beach, Florida, passed away on March 19, 2020 at the Treasure Coast Hospice, Stuart, Florida.

Born in Rochester, he had been a resident of Martin County, Jensen Beach and Stuart coming from Dania Beach, Florida.

He had served in the U.S. Navy.

Before retiring he was a director of operations in electronics manufacturing field.

Survivors include his wife, of 26 years, Elaine Schlageter, his children, Judy Bostinia, Keith Schlageter and George Schlageter and a sister, Joan Sauer.

Scott B. Jensen - March 14, 1959 - March 17, 2020

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Scott B. Jensen - March 14, 1959 - March 17, 2020 cott B. Jensen, 61, of Palm City, Florida, passed away on March 17, 2020 at his home.

Born in Harford, Connecticut, he had been a resident of Palm City for 20 years coming from Port St. Lucie, Florida.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army attaining the rank of Sergeant.

He was the owner of a flooring preparation company and was a member of the NRA.

Survivors include his wife, Tina Jensen of Palm City; his children, Aleisha San George and her husband David of Port St. Lucie, Autum Muench and her husband Sean of Orlando FL and Wesley Jensen of Live Oak, FL; his mother, Elizabeth Jensen of Palm City; his brother, Mark Jensen and his wife Michele of Stuart; his sister, Lisa Emerson and her husband Jay of Jensen Beach and his grandchildren, Timothy O’Connor, Layne Flores and Olivia San George. He was preceded in death by his father Warren Jensen and his brother Warren “Hap” Jensen.

There will be a Celebration of Scott’s life at a later date

Herbert H Worsnop - December 06, 1951 - March 16, 2020

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Herbert H Worsnop - December 06, 1951 - March 16, 2020 - Herbert Henry Worsnop, 68, of Jensen Beach passed away peacefully on March 16, 2020. Herb was born in Rockville Centre, New York on December 6, 1951 to Camille and Herbert Worsnop. Herb was married to Denise d. Worsnop, their chance meeting in Key West in 2001 led to a 9 week, 22,000 mile trip to Alaska. They were, married by Elvis in Las Vegas on February 12, 2007. Herb is survived by two daughters, Anna and Adrienne (Jeff), also grandson, Grant, all of whom are from Setauket, New York. He leaves behind two sisters, Celeste Worsnop (Kenny), and Camille (Leslie).

Herb was a man of many talents, He was a licensed pilot, Air Traffic Controller and was “fired” by President Regan in a national layoff of Air Traffic Controllers in 1981. Herb managed his family’s hotel businesses in New York. He loved Mazda Miata’s and rebuilt 2 Miata engines, one Miata with a Ford Mustang engine. Herb loved to travel in his RVs and loved his life on Hutchinson Island, Florida at Venture 3, he was known for his kind and compassionate spirit and will be sorely missed by everyone.

Kenneth B. Hiscoe, Jr. - April 17, 1934 - March 14, 2020

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Kenneth B. Hiscoe, Jr. - April 17, 1934 - March 14, 2020 Kenneth B. Hiscoe Jr., 85, of Fort Pierce, Florida, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020 in Stuart, Florida. Ken was born on April 17, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts to Dr. Kenneth and Elizabeth Hiscoe. He went to Winchester High School and graduated in 1953. Ken went on to Wentworth Institute of Technology and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a police officer for the Concord, Massachusetts Police Department. He had a long career working for the State of Texas as an Auditor and for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He was a member of the Masonic Society.

Ken enjoyed: Tennis, boating, and camping.

Ken is survived by his six children Sherryl Smith, Debi Garfield, Lauri Dolan, Kathie Hefler, Kenneth B. Hiscoe III, and Kevin Fox, 15 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild,and brother Ernest Hiscoe. Ken was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Hiscoe, his parents, Kenneth and Elizabeth and his sister, Marilyn.

Theresa "Tessie" Romagnuolo - June 14, 1928 - March 13, 2020

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Theresa "Tessie" Romagnuolo - June 14, 1928 - March 13, 2020 Theresa “Tessie” Romagnuolo, 91, of Levittown, New York passed away peacefully on Friday, March 13, 2020.

Tessie was born in Brooklyn, NY. She worked in the ladies’ garment industry as a young woman alongside many family members, including her sister-in-law, Jean. She loved to go dancing at the Roseland Ballroom and was a fan of Frank Sinatra. Tessie looked forward to her trips to Las Vegas and playing video poker and the slots at Circus Circus. She was a homemaker who raised 3 loving sons and cared for her beloved parents and aunt. She loved telling her grandchildren stories about the “good old days” growing up surrounded by a close extended family.

She is survived by her sons, Matthew and his wife, Barbara, Joseph and his wife, Nancy, and Vito; her brother, Sal Messana and his partner, Joseph Olivo; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry, and her brother, Joseph Messana.

We’re sure she’s happily looking down on us all and, once again, dancing the night away.

Services and interment will be directed in New York by the Charles J. O’Shea Funeral Home in Wantagh, NY. Interment will be in Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury, New York.

David I. Hall - October 15, 1957 - March 12, 202

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David I. Hall - October 15, 1957 - March 12, 2020 David Irvin Hall, 62, of Stuart, Florida, passed away on March 12, 2020 at Treasure Coast Hospice surrounded by his family.

Born in Kansas City, Missouri, he moved to Lake Park then Jensen Beach prior to attending college. He has been a resident of Stuart since 1982.

He received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biology from Taylor University and his master’s degree in botany and biochemistry from Ohio University.

His love of environmental conservation was sparked by his Eagle Scout project to reduce the impact of trash on the Jensen Beach Causeway and continued during a summer spent tagging sea turtles to support research.

He had a passion for education. Before retiring, he was a board certified high school biology and chemistry teacher and Assistant Principal at Martin County High School and a Principal at South Fork High School. He also coached track and mentored a robotics team.

He enjoyed traveling and spending precious time with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Lori Sargent Hall of Stuart; his children, Angela Leese (Matt) and granddaughter, Lizzie, of Springfield, VA and Robert Hall (Lisa) of Winter Park, FL, and his sister, Tricia Karns (David) of Columbia, SC. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert L. and Peggy Hall and his sister, Cheryl Wilson.

The family would like to thank the staff at Treasure Coast Hospice for their excellent care of David at the end of his illness.

Lois Ruth White - January 01, 1937 - March 12, 2020

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Lois Ruth White - January 01, 1937 - March 12, 2020 Lois Ruth White, 83, of Hobe Sound, Florida, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the Terrace of Hobe Sound.

Born on January 1, 1937, in Finley Township, PA, Lois also spent part of her childhood in Ohio and later moved to Maryland. She and her husband Donald moved to Florida in the early 90s, living first in Port St. Lucie and most recently in Hobe Sound.

Lois loved her family and her Lord. She was a faithful member of Hobe Sound Bible Church for nearly thirty years. She anticipated going to heaven, where she is now with the Savior she had loved so long.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents Charles William and Lillian Genevieve Arnold, her brother Charles William Arnold, Jr., and her brother David Edwin Arnold.

She is survived by Donald White, her beloved husband of sixty-seven years. Her children include Kathleen White Wright of Hobe Sound, FL, Sharon White Munson and her husband Dave of Jackson, KY, Nancy White of Hobe Sound, and Donald White, Jr. and his wife Melody, also of Hobe Sound. She also leaves behind nine grandchildren: Daniel, David (and his wife Carrie), Stephen, Kevin (and his wife Krista), Brian, John, Denise, Brenton, and Ryan, along with nine great-grandchildren: Maylena, Lydia, Konnor, Kallen, Judah, Josiah, Kaden, Kierra, and Jeremiah. Lois is also survived by her precious sister Donna Young of Hobe Sound and her much-loved aunt Thelma Thompson of NC.

In lieu of flowers, friends are welcome to make contributions to Gospel Publishing Mission, an organization that Lois and her husband have supported for many years.

Services for Lois will be on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Treasure Coast Seawinds Funeral Home, 950 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, FL. The viewing and visitation time will begin at 1:00, her funeral service will be at 2:00, and interment will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Park in Palm City, FL.

David Barrett Collier - October 26, 1936 - March 11, 2020

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David Barrett Collier - October 26, 1936 - March 11, 2020 David B. Collier, loving husband, father, grandfather, loyal friend and dedicated public servant, died Wednesday, March 11 following a brief illness. He was 83. In 2006 he retired after 14 years as city manager of Stuart, Florida, where he spearheaded numerous projects that helped fuel some of the most dynamic years in the city’s history.

David Collier was born in Quantico, Virginia, on October 26, 1936 to Madelyn Watts Collier and Eugene Francis Collier. David graduated from American University in Washington, D.C. with a degree in Economics, and went on to earn a master’s degree in public administration. He dedicated his life to improving local municipalities by serving in various county administrative roles in Maryland, Florida, Kansas and Michigan prior to his tenure in Stuart, Florida. David was a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA). Over the course of his career he served as president of the Maryland City Managers Association, the Florida Association of County Managers and the National Association of County Administrators.

Son of a U.S. Marine Colonel, David spent his early childhood overseas where he developed an appreciation of military service and the importance of community, both of which helped shape his career path. In 1954, he joined the Marine Corps Air Reserve, where he first worked on Corsairs and Skyraiders. David, advanced to ordinance chief of the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron-321, which included FJ-4B Furys and F-8 Crusaders.

During his college years post-military, his appreciation for community service deepened through five years of volunteer service work with the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad.

David’s combined passions for aviation and community led to involvement in a variety of nonprofits and aviation-related organizations throughout his life, including the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, FAA Warbirds of America, and a board member of the High on Kalamazoo Air Show and the Stuart Air Show. He was also a longtime volunteer at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in Wisconsin and member of the Warbird Line Crew at Sun’n Fun in Lakeland, Florida, as well as life member of the Bethesda- Chevy Chase Rescue Squad.

After retirement from public service, David was appointed senior vice president at Colin Baenziger & Associates, a recruiting firm for public sector executives. He continued to volunteer for several prominent local nonprofit organizations, including Stuart Main Street and Martin County Taxpayers Association.

David will be remembered for his intellect, integrity, wry sense of humor, his fierce commitment to community and deep love of family. He was a powerful advocate for the city and its employees through mentorship and ongoing exchange of knowledge. From public works, education and affordable housing, to historical preservation and arts and culture, his projects will stand for future generations.

David leaves behind his beloved wife of 54 years, Cynthia; his daughter, Catherine Collier, her husband Dimitri Kyroulis and their son Alexander Collier Kyroulis all of New York, and brother, Tom Collier of Ann Arbor, Michigan. David was preceded in death by his sister, Tricia Collier Eakle, of Annapolis, Maryland.

Gloria Hope McKernan - July 29, 1937 – March 11, 2020

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Gloria Hope McKernan - July 29, 1937 – March 11, 2020 Gloria Hope McKernan was born on July 29, 1937 in Middletown, CT and passed away on March 11, 2020.

Moeun Bun - October 01, 1930 - March 11, 2020

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Moeun Bun - October 01, 1930 - March 11, 2020 Moeun Bun, 89, of Port Saint Lucie, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital in Port Saint Lucie.

Born in Battambang, Cambodia, she had been a Florida resident for 29 years.

Prior to her retirement she was an Assembler in the Jewelry Business.

She was preceded in death by her husband Hab Bun, who passed away in 2016.

Survivors include her three daughters, Kimham, Kimhorn, and Heng; her three sons, Hom, Ham, and Chanbe; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 12 noon in the Chapel of the Treasure Coast Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, 950 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, Florida, with cremation immediately following at the funeral home crematorium.

Roger C. Casey - November 27, 1940 - March 10, 2020

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Roger C. Casey - November 27, 1940 - March 10, 2020 Roger C. Casey, 79, of Port St. Lucie, FL passed away on March 10, 2020 at the Treasure Coast Hospice House, Port St. Lucie, FL with his family by his side.

Roger was raised in Delmar, NY and resided in Voorheesville, NY, Stillwater, NY and most recently in Port St.Lucie, FL.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Albany where he played on the men’s basketball team. He received his Master’s degree from Union College, Schenectady, NY.

Roger taught mathematics at Schalmont High School in Rotterdam, NY for more than 25 years. He also refereed high school soccer, basketball, and women’s college basketball. After retirement, Roger and his wife operated River’s Edge B&B for 25 years out of their Stillwater home on the Hudson River.

He was an avid golfer. He learned the game of golf caddying at a local NY country club at the age of 13. He played competitive golf during high school and college. He was an active member of the Savanna Club golf community.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Erika (Pokrandt) Casey of Port St. Lucie; his children; Elizabeth Coulter and her husband, Marshall of Clifton Park, NY; Michael Casey and his wife, Maria (Barker) of Plum Island, MA and Brian Casey and his wife, Joanne (Cawley) of Clifton Park, NY and his grandchildren, Abigail, Lauren, Owen, Matthew and Danielle. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Helen (Boice) Casey, and his sister, Gloria Casey.

There will be a Celebration of Roger’s Life at 3:00 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020 at the at The Savanna Club in The Cove in Port St. Lucie.

Michel Dermarkarian - May 20, 1923 - March 07, 2020

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Michel Dermarkarian - May 20, 1923 - March 07, 2020 Michel Dermarkarian, 96, who lived in Jensen Beach, Florida; finished the last chapter of his life peacefully on Saturday, March 7th, 2020. He was born on May 20th, 1923 in Cairo, Egypt attended French schools in Egypt and majored in Accounting. On December 11th, 1955, he married the love of his life, Alice Mardirossian. They were married for 64 years and had two children, Robert and Caroline, and two grandchildren, Christopher and Emily.

Michel lived a long life filled with hard-work, dedication to his loving family, happiness, and travel. However, Michel’s biggest professional passion was numbers. He was a successful Accountant who started his career in Cairo, Egypt and his work took him to exotic locations like Alexandria, Egypt and Athens, Greece. In 1985, Michel immigrated to the United States to join his family in Randolph, Massachusetts and continued his work as an Accountant. He held his accounting job until 2004, when he retired at the young age of 80. Around that time, he moved to Florida to live closer to his son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren. During his retirement years, Michel spent half the year in Seattle, Washington with his daughter Caroline where he loved tending to her garden, meeting wonderful friends and exploring the Pacific Northwest. The other half of the year he spent it in Jensen Beach, Florida close to his son Robert, daughter-in-law Susan and his grandchildren Christopher and Emily. He loved sharing his adventures and lifetime stories with them; and always looked forward to attending his son’s musical performances. Even into his early nineties, Michel was a world traveler, passionate, curious and full of energy…some would call him the Energizer Bunny!

Michel was honored and blessed to have a large, loving, thoughtful family and kind, generous neighbors. He was extremely proud of the successes and the positive contributions his children, grandchildren, and extended family had on society.

He will be remembered for his relentless energy, his dedication to family, his constant smile and his love of Mediterranean food and travel. He is survived by his wife, Alice Dermarkarian, his daughter, Caroline Dermarkarian, his son Robert Dermarkarian (Susan), his grandchildren Christopher Dermarkarian and Emily Dermarkarian, and many extended family member.

Ewing R. Parnell Jr - February 25, 1932 - March 04, 2020

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Ewing R. Parnell Jr - February 25, 1932 - March 04, 2020 A Chicksaw citizen, Ewing was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma. The straight-A student enlisted in the Air Force and was sent to Fort Worth, TX to keep track of the location of hundreds of personnel. After his time in the Air Force, Ewing founded Southwest Construction News in Tulsa, OK.

While visiting his sister, Pat, in Florida, he met Nancy on a blind date. Married in 1990, they lived in Tulsa for 5 years before settling in Port St. Lucie, FL, where he enjoyed his retirement golfing, watching Westerns, visiting Sanibel Island, and spending time with family members. In 2017, he was featured as Mr. February in the Chicksaw Nation calendar.

He is remembered for his generosity, kind-heartedness, honesty, and cheerfulness. He was considered a source of strength, a rock during times of turmoil. Most of all though, family will remember “Papa” for his humor. He was always ready to make everyone laugh with his jokes, stories, and songs.

He was survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Nancy Parnell, as well as daughters (Kathy Ergle married to Dwanye, Karen Reese, and Julie Herring married to Paul), nieces and nephews (Carl Ewing Poorbaugh married to Martha, Jayne Miranda Poorbaugh married to Keith Miller, John Milton Poorbaugh married to Rebecca, Catherine Sue Pelitera married to Mike, and Paul Anson Poorbaugh), grandchildren (Ashlie Kinnaman, Jennifer Owens married to Cory, Emily Ergle engaged to Jordan Marlin, Abby Shidel, Jacob Reese, Erin Ergle, and Cassie Reese), grand nieces and nephews (Carl Ewing Poorbaugh Jr., Timothy Bailey Poorbaugh, Michael Morgan Pelitera, Austin James Pelitera, Jack Morgan Poorbaugh, Marissa Jane Pelitera, Luke Caldwell Poorbaugh, and Chassidy Poorbaugh), and one great grandchild (Paddrick Owens) and predeceased by his parents (Ewing Parnell Sr. and Lillie Audrey) and four sisters (Billie Lou Denton, Patty Sue Poorbaugh, Sharon Locke, and Jane Audrey Skinner).

Eleanor Post - June 20, 1936 - March 6, 2020

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Eleanor Post - June 20, 1936 - March 06, 2020 On Friday, March 6, 2020, Eleanor L. Post, amazing wife and mother of four, passed away at the age of 83.

Eleanor was born on June 20, 1936, in Seneca Falls, New York to Romoyne and Genevieve Platten. She grew up in Tyre, New York then later met her husband, Carl S. Post. They spent over 46 wonderful years together with the last 25 years in Jensen Beach, Florida. Eleanor had a passion for cooking, canning, traveling and NASCAR. She loved attending church, spending time with family and friends, and long walks.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her father, Romoyne, and her mother, Genevieve. She is survived by her husband, Carl, her four children, Gregory (Lucy) Sherman, Cynthia (Jay) Fuller, David (Melodie) Post, and Jeffrey (Jo-Anne) Post; her sister Joyce (Pete) Peterson, grandchildren Katie Sherman, Genevieve Giarrusso, Josephine Giarrusso, Michael (Katie) Post, Jennifer (Josh) Schecter, Alex Post, April (Steve) Twarkins, and six great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, from 12 noon to 1 PM at Forest Hills Funeral Home in Palm City, Florida, followed by a Celebration of Life Ceremony at 1 PM and graveside service.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Alzheimer's Association.

Edward R. Kreiner Sr. - December 30, 1931 - March 3, 2020

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Edward R. Kreiner Sr. - December 30, 1931 - March 3, 2020 Edward R. Kreiner Sr., 88, passed away on March 3, 2020 at Treasure Coast Hospice. He was predeceased by his wife Alice Emma Sue Kreiner, father Paul Kreiner, mother Anna Young, grandson Gregory Daffron, great-granddaughter Ainsley Green, son-in-law Denis Guay, brothers and sisters.

He is survived by son, Jason (Rhoda) Crutcher, daughters Rebecca (Denis) Guay, Kay Turner, Angie (Mike) Froelicher, Bridgette (Matt) Smith, Lisa Robinson, and Tiffany (Susan) Mijares. Twenty eight grandchildren, forty-two great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Joseph Ferraro - February 03, 1942 - March 03, 2020

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Joseph Ferraro - February 03, 1942 - March 03, 2020 Joseph Ferraro, 78, of Palm City, passed away March 3, 2020. He was born in Greenwich, CT and had been a resident of Palm City for 5 years, having relocated from Hillsdale, NY. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard.

Joseph was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Palm City. He was a member of Monarch Country Club, and had many interests in life, including, but not limited to; golfing, woodworking, hunting, fishing, the great outdoors, but most of all, his family.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Cindy Ferraro of Palm City; sons, Robb Ferraro of Pittsburgh, PA and Nepal, Scott Ferraro of Atlanta, Ga and Todd Ferraro (Arlene) of Pittsburgh, PA; daughters, Dana Sorge (Josh) of Cleveland, OH and Stacy Henshaw (Paul) of Block Island, RI; 10 grandchildren; and brothers, Al Ferraro of Greenwich, CT and William Ferraro of Rowayton, CT.

Memorial Service: 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Forest Hills Funeral Home Palm City Chapel.

Robert Eugene Brown - September 21, 1930 – February 28, 2020

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Robert Eugene Brown - September 21, 1930 – February 28, 2020 Robert E. Brown, 89, of Jenson Beach, Fl., passed away Friday, February 28, 2020 at Treasure Coast Hospice.

He was born September 21, 1930 in Danville, IL, son of the late Herman Brown and Goldie Woodworth Pierson.

He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Shirley Brown, a son, Doug Brown and grandson, Jonathan. Robert is survived by a daughter, Carla Brumberg (John) of Port St. Lucie, son Rob Brown of Jenson Beach, 4 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, a brother, Roger Pierson (Cathy) of KY, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 3, 12 Noon to 1 PM with Funeral Services commencing at 1PM at Aycock Funeral Home, 950 NE Jenson Beach Blvd., Jenson Beach with David L. Fincher presiding. Interment services will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Jenson Beach.

Ruth I. Fogarty - October 30, 1919 – February 24, 2020

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Ruth I. Fogarty - October 30, 1919 – February 24, 2020 Ruth Fogarty, 1919–2020 Ruth Irene Fogarty died on February 24, 2020, in Port St. Lucie, FL, after a brief illness. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Ruth was born on October 30, 1919, in Akron, Ohio, to Xavier August Bertsch and Grace Stanford Bertsch. She graduated from Buchtel High School and the University of Akron, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She later worked as a secretary for the B. F. Goodrich Company. In 1942, she married William J. Fogarty. In 1946, she and Bill moved to Bath, Ohio, where Ruth raised five children, worked for the township trustees office and participated in community and school activities.

In the early 1990s, the two moved to Stuart, Florida, where they had active roles in the homeowners association at Vista del Lago. For many years, Ruth led the Vista “Trimacize” class, taught line dancing and gave ballroom dancing lessons. She knitted dozens of shawls for patients in a program of the Martin County Hospital Auxiliary. Above all else, Ruth cherished her family and friends. She loved music, dancing, playing bridge and other games and socializing. She was an elegant, dignified, sweet and loving person. In the fall of 2019, her family and 130 friends helped Ruth celebrate her 100th birthday at Harbor Place, an independent living community where she had lived since 2016. Ruth was predeceased by her husband of 58 years and, in 1945, by her beloved brother and best friend, Robert, who was killed in the Battle of the Bulge.

She is survived by five children: Mary Lou Fogarty of Stuart, FL; Patricia Fogarty and Joan Fogarty of New York City; Kathleen Fogarty Kenyon and husband Richard of Yarmouth Port, MA; William Fogarty and wife Gayle of Wilbraham, MA; and four grandchildren: Michael Kenyon of Seattle, WA; Valerie Kenyon of Yarmouth Port, MA; Kevin Fogarty and wife Alice Li of Pasadena, CA; and Patricia Fogarty of Freedom, NH. She will be sorely missed by those who loved her. A memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 2, at Holy Family Catholic Church (2330 SE Mariposa Ave., Port St. Lucie 34952). At 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, there will be a celebration of Ruth’s life at Harbor Place (3700 SE Jennings Rd., Port St. Lucie 34952), open to all.

Catherine "Cathy" Robertson - June 25, 1948 - February 23, 2020

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Catherine "Cathy" Robertson - June 25, 1948 - February 23, 2020 Catherine "Cathy" Robertson(Spivack) June 25, 1948-February 23 , 2020. Survived by daughter Tiffany Robertson-Bonser of Port Saint Lucie FL, son James H Robertson of Washington Township NJ, son in law Brian Bonser, 3 grandsons Justin Bonser, Cpl. Tyler Bonser (USMC) and Bryan Bonser. Also survived by sister Marie Litwinka, brother in law Robert Dzialo, nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Harry and Catherine Spivack (Klein), sisters Joan Patti, Dorothy Dzialo and Caryl Lutzca.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 43 years, James 'Jimmy" Robertson in 2011.

Cathy and Jimmy moved to Florida in 2004, on the eve of one of the busiest hurricane seasons, and settled in Port Saint Lucie.
Before moving to Florida, they had lived in Little Ferry NJ. Cathy grew up in Bogota NJ and graduated from Bogota High School.

Cathy and Jimmy were both long time volunteers of the Little Ferry South Hackensack Little League. Cathy was also a girl scout leader in Little Ferry.

Cathy enjoyed many things in life including playing poker, bingo and let it ride. Cathy loved to travel and go on cruises. Her favorite thing was to spend time with her grandsons, whether it was Chuck E Cheese’s or taking them on vacations. She was very proud of her children and all 3 of her grandsons.

Cathy will be missed dearly by her family and friends.

Michael Brower Patterson - September 27, 1949 – February 5, 2020

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Michael B. Patterson, 70, of White City and Lansing, NC, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at his home in Lansing, NC.

He was born on September 27, 1949, in West Palm Beach, the son of the late Ralph Hammett and Lola (Brower) Patterson. He was a graduate of the University of Florida, receiving a Degree in Political Science. He was a long time resident of the Ft. Pierce and Stuart area.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a manager to several local furniture stores.

He was a black belt in Taekwondo and held a realtors license in both Florida and North Carolina.

Michael is survived by his wife of 33 years, Gerry V. Patterson; a stepson, Jason A. Bott; stepdaughters, Joelle E. Harris and her husband Chuck, and Deanie O'Malley and her husband Patrick; grandchildren, Joelle Thomson and her husband Ricky, Monica Harris and John Sawtell; a great granddaughter, Chloe Sawtell; brothers, Ralph Patterson and his wife Anne, Phillip Patterson, and William Silveria and his wife Paula; sisters, Leslie Duncan and her husband Gene, Michelle Price, and Paula Ingersoll and her husband Mike; several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his faithful dog, Zsa Zsa.

Alexander John Choby - August 11, 1951 – February 15, 2020

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Alexander John Choby - August 11, 1951 – February 15, 2020 Michael B. Patterson, 70, of White City and Lansing, NC, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at his home in Lansing, NC.

He was born on September 27, 1949, in West Palm Beach, the son of the late Ralph Hammett and Lola (Brower) Patterson. He was a graduate of the University of Florida, receiving a Degree in Political Science. He was a long time resident of the Ft. Pierce and Stuart area.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a manager to several local furniture stores.

He was a black belt in Taekwondo and held a realtors license in both Florida and North Carolina.

Michael is survived by his wife of 33 years, Gerry V. Patterson; a stepson, Jason A. Bott; stepdaughters, Joelle E. Harris and her husband Chuck, and Deanie O'Malley and her husband Patrick; grandchildren, Joelle Thomson and her husband Ricky, Monica Harris and John Sawtell; a great granddaughter, Chloe Sawtell; brothers, Ralph Patterson and his wife Anne, Phillip Patterson, and William Silveria and his wife Paula; sisters, Leslie Duncan and her husband Gene, Michelle Price, and Paula Ingersoll and her husband Mike; several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his faithful dog, Zsa Zsa.

Lorraine D. Almond - November 30, 1927 - February 15, 2020

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Lorraine D. Almond - November 30, 1927 - February 15, 2020 Born at home Nov. 30, 1927 in Toronto, Canada. Beloved youngest daughter of Reginald & Ivy James. Preceded in death by her parents, sister Doreen, and Frederick, her devoted husband of 38 yrs. Survived by step-daughters Diane (Doug) and Joan, granddaughter Nadia, grandson Eric (Lauren), great-granddaughter Gwen. Further survived by her sister Joyce (Charles) Cross, and her many Canadian nieces and nephews.
Lorraine's childhood in Ontario was full of extended family parties, camping, and cottaging. A Girl Guide, she loved to sing and dance. One of her happiest memories was of tap dancing in a talent show, emceed by her father, and singing 'Pennies from Heaven'. It was a song she often sang for family.
“Be sure to keep your umbrella upside down...There'll be pennies from heaven for you and me.”
At 16, a summer job at the Toronto Star earned her a full-time one there. Newspaper work then took her to Milwaukee. Lorraine shone too, as a professional model, directing galas and fashion shows, and representing fashion retailers.
Fred and Lorraine married at their Fox Point WI home, where they often hosted family get togethers. They owned Wisconsin Liquor, a wholesale liquor company, and relished business entertaining plus extensive travels in the States and abroad. She was a prolific sender of post cards. They retired to the Willoughby community where she ever a gracious hostess, gardener, and golfer. A proud volunteer, she was an event organizer for the Salvation Army.
Lorraine died quietly at home. Private services held.
The family gives thanks to her dedicated caregivers Ursula, Lily, and Darla & Father Cederberg of St. Mary's Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to Salvation Army or St. Mary's. Lorraine was blessed by loving family, good health, good friends, and a long life.

Rosemary Ann Rossi - March 13, 1953 – February 13, 2020

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Rosemary Ann Rossi - March 13, 1953 – February 13, 2020 Rosemary Ann Rossi was born on March 13, 1953 in Springfield, MA and passed away on February 13, 2020 in Port St Lucie, FL.

Richard "Dick" Shaw Hall Jr. - December 9, 1944 – April 1, 2018

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Richard "Dick" Shaw Hall Jr. - December 9, 1944 – April 1, 2018 - Richard Shaw Hall, Jr. December 9, 1944 – Was an American publisher with a marketing and sales background. Mr. Hall was born on Staten Island, in New York City. He attended Port Richmond High School where he experienced his first exposure to the world of publishing when he, for 4 years, worked on the school's yearbook.

He attended City College of New York (Staten Island) from 1963 and 1964. He then embarked on an adventure to Kentucky, Morehead State University where he finished his undergraduate degree with majors in History, Sociology and Psychology, with minors in Business and Biology.

He returned to New York and began a teaching career in the field of Special Education specifically “Learning Behavioral Disabilities” at the secondary level (7th grade – 12th grade) at the 600 school on Staten Island housed on the Mt Loretto campus.

He attended Columbia University Graduate School with an emphasis in “Behavioral Psychology”.

After several lengthy teachers strikes he was offered an opportunity to move to Columbus, Ohio working for B.F. Skinner, designing and implementing behavioral modification programs imbedded in curriculum. He also did field research in that field and staff development. From 1969 – 1972 he was on loan to the University of Pittsburg (Leaning Resource Development Center) working with a field research program called I.P.I (Individualized Prescribed Instruction). In 1970, when the publishing rights for I.P.I. was acquired by New Century Education Corporation, Mr. Hall returned to the world of publishing. He remained with New Century until 1975.

During this time Mr. Hall was involved with Open Court publishing, editing the synthetic phonics “Foundation” program.

From 1976 to 1979 Mr. Hall became aware of school of educational thought spearheaded by Dr. Arthur Whimby, author of” Intelligence Can Be Taught” and began a relationship with a company called I.S.I (Innovative Sciences, Inc.) who brought behavioral management techniques together with the cognitive learning strategies of Whimby.

In 1979 he joined the Ohio based C.O.I.N. (Coordinated Occupational Information Network) an information database serving the guidance counselors across the country.

In 1986 after the sale of C.O.I.N. to Bell & Howell, Mr. Hall joined the Marketing and Sales department of Cambridge Book Company.

He achieved his highest success with Out2News, an online publishing newspaper effort created for the local Treasure Coast Community with a News/citizen journal emphasis. He called it the “Happy” news!

Perhaps the most important roll Mr. Hall prized was that of loving husband and devoted father. He adored his family and put them first in all that he did.

He is survived by his wife Robin Hall of 37 years, son Richard Shaw Hall III, son Andrew Shaw Hall and daughter in law Erica Hall and close family friend Sasha Dacosta.

Richard Shaw Hall Sr. April 21, 1921 - September 28, 2007

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Richard Shaw Hall Sr. Decorated Naval Aviator Dies at 86 in Palm City
Richard (Dick Hall) Hall founder of Libre House Publishing of Princeton, New Jersey and Chem-Pro Marketing of Staten Island, New York died September 28, 2007 after a brief illness in Palm City, Florida.
He is survived by his two sons Richard S. Hall, Jr. and daughter in-law Robin Hall of Palm City, Florida and Gregory H. Hall and daughter in-law Debbie Hall of Staten Island. He was also survived by three grand children Dana Carole Hall Reese of Los Angeles, Richard S. Hall III of Palm City and Andrew S. Hall also of Palm City. Mr. Hall had two great grand children Charles and Smyth Reese of Los Angeles. He also was survived by 2 siblings, older brother Norman Hall (91)of Whiting, New Jersey and younger sister Doris Zdanowicz of New Jersey as well.
He was married to Alice M. Baker for 60 years also of Staten Island.
Noted “Who’s Who” business and finance entrepreneur was probably best know for his “Cost estimation” articles in McGraw Hill’s publication Chemical Engineering. He led the way to computerized cost estimation in the stainless steel industry.
From modest means in his early years it might be said that he was a product of the depression and World War II. Born on Staten Island, New York on April 21, 1921 he attended Public School #30 in The Westerleigh area of the island. He graduated from port Richmond High School in 1939 and proceeded to go to work in Manhattan for the U.S. Nickel Company. Later in 1941 he worked at The Bethlehem Ship yard where he worked as an electricians apprentice on ships including the Destroyer Juno.
He enlisted as a Naval Aviation Cadet in April 1942, shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He was first assigned to The Naval Civil Pilot Training Program at Syracuse University from June to October 1942; United States Naval Preflight School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., from January to March 1943; United States Naval Air Training Center, Glenview, Illinois, from March – July 1943; United States Naval Air Training Center, Corpus Christi, Texas, July 1943 – February 1944; graduated and commissioned Ensign U.S.N.R. (Naval Aviator) on February 9, 1944.
Assigned U.S. Naval Operational Training Center, Banana River, Florida from February -April 1944; assigned to Navy Squadron VPB26, Charleston, S.C. to Fleet Air Wing 17, serving with the fleet in the central and western Pacific theaters. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medals for “Meritorious Service” in China, Korean and Japanese mainland theaters of operation. He was promoted to Lt. (JG) in April 1945. Was a member of the first Naval Aviation Squadron to land in the Tokyo Bay area simultaneous with the fleet’s arrival in September, 1945. He served several weeks with the occupation forces in Japan.
Reassigned to Naval Air Station, Kaneohe, Hawaii. Ordered to Fleet Headquarters, New York via NAS Alameda, California for release from active duty on January 6, 1946.
Mr. Hall attended Wagner College, Staten Island, New York from 1946 to 1948. He then went to work as a sales representative for New York Refrigeration Co., Long Island, N.Y., 1947. Sales Representative for Doyle & Roth Manufacturing Co., Brooklyn, NY from 1947 to 1954; Advertising Sales Manager, 1954 – 1963; Vice President 1963 – 1970. Vice President of Walster Corp. Simpson, Pa. 1962 – 1970; Chem-Pro Marketing Services, Staten Island, N.Y., 1966 – 1970; Vice President, Chem-Pro Associates, 1970; President, Richard S. Hall & Associates Ltd., Staten Island, NY from 1970 – 1987.
For 20 years he was a Biographee of Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who In Finance and Industry, and the International Biographee.
He served on American Standards Association committee establishing “Standards for Tubular Heat Exchangers for the chemical industry”, a collaborative effort between the American, and the Tubular Exchanger Manufactures Association.
Retiring in 1987 he joined and actively participated in the Services Corps of Retired Executive, co-chairing-in a collaborative effort with the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce–a series of seminars on international trade.
He was a member of the Chemists Club, American Association of Cost Engineers, Association of Naval aviation, Service Core of Retired Executives, The Planetary Society, National Space Society, and International Trade Advocacy Group.
After the death of his loving wife in 2003 and in ill health, he moved to Palm City, Florida to live with is son Richard and his family.
In his later years he was active with The Martin County Council On Aging, The V.I.P. (Visually Impaired Persons), The Palm City Art Associates.
Mr. and Mrs. Hall will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. The family has expressed that in lue of flowers please make a donations to Hospice of The Treasure Coast.