Orlando Obituaries

Orlando Obituaries

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  • 8 hrs ago | via Pike Press 

    Bonnie Sitton | 92 | Palm Bay, Fla.

    Bonnie L. Sitton, 82, of Palm Bay, Fla., and a Pleasant Hill native, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 in Palm Bay. Survivors include a daughter, Rose Sitton Anderson of Palm Bay; three brothers, Fred Rodhouse of Pleasant Hill, Bruce Rodhouse of Clarksville, Mo., and Jerry Rodhouse of Pleasant Hill; a sister-in-law, Karen Rodhouse of Orlando, Fla.; six nieces; six nephews; nine great-nieces; five great-nephews; and five great-great nephews.

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  • Yesterday | via Switched 

    Mother Of Orlando Shooting Victim Makes Emotional Gu...

    Christine Leinonen said she was inspired to speak at the convention Wednesday because her son, Christopher "Drew" Leinonen , had been a "big supporter" of Hillary Clinton. She was escorted onstage at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center by her son's ex-boyfriend, Jose Arriagada , and Brandon Wolf , who survived the Pulse nightclub shooting that targeted the LGBT community and left 49 people dead .

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  • Yesterday | via The Daily Standard 

    James Fast

    James "Jim" L. Fast, 64, of Celina passed away at James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, OH on July 25, 2016 at 9:58 pm. He was born January 14, 1952 in Celina.

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  • Yesterday | via Daily Times 

    Ruby J. Denton

    DENTON, RUBY J. , 87, of Orlando, Fla., died July 23, 2016, in Edgewater, Fla. She was born on March 24, 1929, in Maryville.

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  • Yesterday | via Daily Times 

    Martha Jean Bruce

    BRUCE, MARTHA JEAN, age 71, of Maryville, died July 24, 2016. Service will be announced later by Cremation Options Inc. DENTON, RUBY J., 87, of Orlando, Fla., died July 23, 2016, in Edgewater, Fla.

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  • Yesterday | via Washington Blade 

    Mother of gay Pulse nightclub massacre victim speaks...

    The mother of a gay man who died inside the Pulse nightclub spoke in support of "common sense" gun control at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday. "I'm glad common sense gun policy was in place the day Christopher was born, but where was that common sense the day he died," said Christine Leinonen in an emotional speech.

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  • Yesterday | via The Orlando Sentinel 

    Pulse victim's mom calls for 'common sense' gun rules

    Christine Leinonen, mother of Pulse nightclub victim Christopher "Drew" Leinonen, is joined by survivors Brandon Wolf, left, and Jose Arriagada during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Christine Leinonen, mother of Pulse nightclub victim Christopher "Drew" Leinonen, is joined by survivors Brandon Wolf, left, and Jose Arriagada during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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  • Wednesday | via Washington Blade 

    Mother of Pulse nightclub massacre victim to speak a...

    The mother of a gay man who was killed inside the Pulse nightclub is scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday. Christine Leinonen's son, Christopher "Drew" Leinonen, and his fiancA , Juan Guerrero, were among the 49 people who died inside the gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on June 12. Christine Leinonen is expected to take the stage with Brandon Wolf, who survived the massacre, and JosA Arriagada, who is her son's best friend.

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  • Wednesday | via Burnet Bulletin 

    Patricia Green Middlebrooks

    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 28 at First Baptist Church of Burnet. Burial will follow at Bear Creek Cemetery, north of Bertram.

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  • Tuesday Jul 26 | via The Progress 

    Melessa A. Casteel

    Melessa A. "Lessa" Casteel, 54, of Treasure Lake, DuBois, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Penn Highlands DuBois surrounded by her loving family. Born May 10, 1962 in Orlando, Fla., she was the daughter of Daniel M. Maslona of Murrells Inlet, S.C. and the late Delores Maslona.

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  • Tuesday Jul 26 | via GantDaily.com 

    Obituary Notice: Melessa A. "Lessa" Casteel

    Melessa A. "Lessa" Casteel, 54, of Treasure Lake, DuBois, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Penn Highlands DuBois surrounded by her loving family. Born May 10, 1962 in Orlando, Fla., she was the daughter of Daniel M. Maslona of Murrells Inlet, SC and the late Delores Maslona.

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  • Monday Jul 25 | via She Knows 

    I cringed when I saw Christina Grimmie's autopsy in ...

    Christina is a reporter based in Boise, Idaho. She's a veteran vegetarian, a political junkie and a huge grammar snob.

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  • Monday Jul 25 | via New York Daily News 

    Singer Christina Grimmie autopsy report released

    Singer Christina Grimmie was shot twice, once in her head and once in her chest, an autopsy of the singer revealed. "In consideration of the circumstances surrounding the death, and after examination of the body, toxicology analysis, and review of the available medical records, it is in my opinion that the death of Christina Grimmie, a 22-year-old white female witnessed to have been shot by another and subsequently transported to the hospital, is the result of gunshot wounds to the head and chest," the report reads.

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  • Friday Jul 22 | via Washington Blade 

    Hillary Clinton visits the Pulse nightclub

    Hillary Clinton on July 22, 2016, made an unscheduled visit to the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Jennifer Epstein of Bloomberg posted a picture to her Twitter page that shows Clinton standing in front of a makeshift memorial outside the gay nightclub with a bouquet of flowers in her hand.

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  • Thursday Jul 21 | via New York Daily News 

    Orlando doctor who treated Pulse victims still wears...

    Only one victim of the Pulse gay nightclub shooting remains in an Orlando hospital where a doctor has vowed to wear the bloodstained shoes from the night of the attack until that patient is sent home. Senior medical resident Dr. Joshua Corsa is still wearing the bloody sneakers that became a symbol of unity and resilience after the June 12 LGBT-targeted massacre that claimed the lives of 49 people and wounded dozens more.

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  • Thursday Jul 21 | via Daily Journal/Sunday Journal 

    Loretta Gibson

    Born in Huntington, W.V., in 1930, Loretta moved to Bradley in 1938, where she lived until 1990, when she moved to The Villages, Fla. Loretta married her high school sweetheart, Herbert Gibson, in 1948, the year she graduated from Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School.

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  • Wednesday Jul 20 | via Southwest Times 

    Patrick Joseph Murray Jr.

    Born Nov. 18, 1973, he was the son of Patrick Joseph Murray Sr. and the late Diane Frazier Murray. He was employed by Volvo-North America, Dublin.

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  • Wednesday Jul 20 | via Bureau County Republican 

    Richard Sluis

    Richard L. Sluis, 62, of Orlando, Fla., passed away Friday, July 15, 2016, surrounded by his family, at Conway Lakes Health and Rehab in Orlando, Fla., following a lengthy battle with Scleroderma. He is survived by his daughter, Nicole Stephens, and her husband, Aaron Stephens; his son, Nicholas Sluis, and his wife Patricia Sluis; two grandchildren, Collier and Hollie Stephens; a sister, Deborah McKenney; a brother, Craig Sluis; and many nieces and nephews.

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via NOLA.com 

    Peter Mayer, German refugee who founded big ad agenc...

    Peter Mayer, who came to America from Nazi Germany as a 6-year-old refugee speaking no English and went on to found the advertising and public-relations agency that became the biggest in Louisiana, died Thursday at his New Orleans home. He was 86. Peter Mayer, who came to America from Nazi Germany as a 6-year-old refugee speaking no English and went on to found an advertising and public relations agency that became the biggest in Louisiana, died Thursday at his New Orleans home.

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  • Wednesday Jul 13 | via Washington Blade 

    In Puerto Rico, relatives recall loved ones lost in ...

    Aida VelA zquez has several large framed photographs of her only son, Frankie "Jimmy" De JesAos, scattered throughout the living room of her small apartment in Caguas, a city that is roughly 20 miles south of the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan. The largest of the photographs was the one of her with De JesAos that was taken two years ago when she last saw him.

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