Fort Lauderdale Obituaries

Fort Lauderdale Obituaries

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  • Friday May 19 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel 

    Anne Kennedy, wife of the late Rev. D. James Kennedy...

    Anne Kennedy, the wife of the late Rev. D. James Kennedy, the South Florida televangelist who founded one of the first megachurches in the country and became one of the best-known ministers in the nation, has died, their daughter said Friday.

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  • Monday May 15 | via Camden Chronicle Independent 

    Rose Mary Sayeg Joseph

    A Mass of Christian Burial for Rose Mary Sayeg Joseph, 88, of Camden, SC, was celebrated Monday, May 15, 2017 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Rite of Committal in Quaker Cemetery. Father Robert Higgins officiated.

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  • Friday May 12 | via Blade-Empire 

    Eugene (Gene) Leblanc

    Eugene Leblanc was born in St. Joseph, Kansas, on July 15, 1926. He was the only child of Odella and Fred Leblanc.

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  • Thursday May 11 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel 

    Fort Lauderdale police union chief Jack Lokeinsky di...

    Lokeinsky was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer last summer and hadn't been responding well to chemotherapy, said his wife, Jennifer Lokeinsky. The third child of four, he moved to Florida from the Bronx in New York when he was young, Jennifer Lokeinsky said.

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  • Monday May 8 | via FMQB 

    In Brief - May 8, 2017

    FMQB offers our condolences to the family, friends and former colleagues of Margaret Ann Ronayne , who passed away in Naples, FL on Sunday after suffering an apparent heart attack. Ronayne started her music industry career in 1972 as a club DJ in Ft.

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  • Saturday May 6 | via The Glittering Eye 

    Adolph Kiefer, 1918-2017

    Adolph Kiefer, who won a gold medal in the 1936 Olympics, has died at the age of 98. From the Los Angeles Times : Addolph Kiefer, the 100-meter backstroke champion at the 1936 Berlin Games who was America's oldest living Olympic gold medalist in any sport, has died. He was 98. He died Friday at his home in Wadsworth, Illi., about 50 miles north of Chicago, according to the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

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  • Friday May 5 | via The Review 

    Esther Ruth Hissom, 101

    A lifelong area resident, Ruth was born in Chester on Jan. 1, 1916. She was a daughter of Thomas H. and Laura Blanche Emery Brant.

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  • Friday May 5 | via Paradise Post 

    Olympic swim champion Adolph Kiefer dies at 98

    Adolph Kiefer, the 100-meter backstroke champion at the 1936 Berlin Games who was America's oldest living Olympic gold medalist in any sport, has died. He was 98. He died Friday at his home in Wadsworth, Illinois, about 50 miles north of Chicago, according to the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

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  • Thursday May 4 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Hayes, Elder Linda Joyce

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for ELDER LINDA JOYCE HAYES. ELDER LINDA JOYCE HAYES, 60 School Teacher MULBERRY - Elder Linda Joyce Hayes, age 60, died Sunday , in Lakeland.

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  • Tuesday May 2 | via Salem News 

    5-3 Nannah, Douglas

    A protestant by faith, he was a 1980 graduate of United Local High School in Hanoverton and served in the Army National Guard. Survivors include his parents, Herbert and Judith Nannah of Carrollton; and a sister, Cheryl Stakleff of Fort Lauderdale, Fla..

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  • Tuesday May 2 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    William J. Aery

    William J. Aery, 86, died at 6:41 a.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton. He was born January 30, 1931 in Lincoln, IL the son of Theodore Forrest and Alberta Aery.

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  • Monday May 1 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel 

    Iconic Swap Shop likely to survive founder's death

    For Preston Henn, the Swap Shop flea markets and his drive-in movie theaters were his tickets to wealth: he reaped millions from his three operations in Lauderhill, Lake Worth and Tampa. But in the wake of his death, what will happen to the destinations for bargain hunters, families looking for affordable entertainment and tourists seeking the unique and unusual? The iconic Swap Shop near Fort Lauderdale, which the TripAdvisor site names as the 14th largest shopping tourist attraction in Broward County, and related operations, isn't likely to disappear any time soon.

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  • Apr 26, 2017 | via Williamson Herald 

    Beloved family member and friend Dolores King passes...

    Dolores Crowell King passed away on April 23 at the age of 101. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Dee King, Jr. "J.D.", Dolores is survived by her daughter, Donna King Rand ; grandchildren, Trey Hamilton , Kathryn Midgett , Emily Smith and Lindsey Hamilton; great- grandchildren, Charlie, Dixon, Noah, Laura, Jonah and Virginia.

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  • Apr 22, 2017 | via Boston Herald 

    Wayne J. Rocheford Sr., resident of Worcester, 78

    Husband of the late Ann M. for 59 years, Mr. Rocheford is survived by three daughters, Michelle Connor of Richmond, N.H., Jana Ceffalo and Rene McCluskey, both of Worcester; two sons, Wayne J. Jr. of Charlton and Michael of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; a brother, Emil of Indiana; two sisters, Debra Billings of Worcester and Joyce Morin of Douglas; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Apr 20, 2017 | via The Wakefield Daily Item 

    Arthur F. McTague, 88

    Arthur F. McTague, 88, of Parkland Florida and formally of North Reading for 25 years, passed away peacefully on March 12. Arthur, known by all as Art, is survived by Dorie, his wife of 65 beautiful years, and five children: Robert McTague and his wife Benita, of Fort Lauderdale, FL; Elaine Stedman, and her husband Craig, of Nashua, NH; Kathy Lavina and her husband Richard, of Puerto Rico, Brian McTague, and his wife LeAnne, of North Reading, MA; and Susan Arsenault, and her husband Dana, of Londonderry, NH; eleven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews, which he adored. Art is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Gertrude McTague and his brother, Paul McTague.

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