St. Petersburg Obituaries

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  • 23 hrs ago | via St. Petersburg Times 

    Adam Baker, leader of black 'Courageous 12' officers...

    That is what the lawyer that night in 1965 told his clients, a dozen black police officers who had been meeting in one another's living rooms for a year and a half. If these officers were going to file their discrimination lawsuit, one of them needed to be the face of it, lawyer James B. Sanderlin said.


  • Thursday Feb 26 | via The Star Press 

    William (Bobby) Robert Gann

    He was born July 2, 1964 in St. Petersburg, FL, and was the son of the late James Robert Gann and Doris Maria Maurer.


  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via 

    Former Cleveland funeral director charged over $12,0...

    The former director of a shuttered Cleveland landmark, the House of Wills Funeral Home, has been charged with fleecing a family out of more than $12,000 in an insurance policy. Patricia Wills denied the charges in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court this week.


  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via St. Petersburg Times 

    ObituariesCharlie Crist's sister and former campaign...

    Margaret Crist Wood, a sister of former Gov. Charlie Crist who managed his 2010 campaign for the U.S. Senate, died of cancer Tuesday at Bayfront Health System, her family said. The eldest of four children by Dr. Charles J. Crist, a former Pinellas County school board chairman, and his wife Nancy, Mrs. Wood grew up in a close-knit family that has been anchored in St. Petersburg since 1960, whose members even now live within 2 miles of each other.


  • Sunday Feb 22 | via Cape Gazette 

    Terry Lee Smigel, avid reader

    Terry Lee Smigel, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in St Petersburg, Fla. Her husband, Walter predeceased her in 2012.


  • Saturday Feb 21 | via Pocono Record 

    Frederick W. Hansen

    Frederick W. Hansen, formerly of Bushkill, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Lebanon, Ohio. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Colleen Morrisey, to whom he was married for 50 years.


  • Saturday Feb 21 | via The News Journal 

    Terry Smigel

    Her husband, Walter predeceased her in 2012. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Ann of Rehoboth, DE, Carolyn of St Petersburg, FL, Kathryn of Wyoming, MN, a son John Middletown, DE.


  • Wednesday Feb 18 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Richard J. McKenna

    Richard “Dick” J. McKenna, 76, of County House Road, Waterloo, N.Y., passed away on Monday at Geneva General Hospital, Geneva, N.Y.Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 30 Center St., Waterloo, N.Y. on Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Dick's Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Waterloo, N.Y. with the Reverend James Fennessy as Celebrant. Burial will be at a later date in the spring of 2015.If desired, contributions may be made to: St. Mary's Church, 25 Center St., Waterloo, N.Y., 13165.Dick was born in Potsdam, N.Y., on September 22, 1938, the son of the late Leo & Frances MacKey McKenna.


  • Sunday Feb 15 | via The News Journal 

    Mabel F. Press

    Mabel was a lifelong resident of Penns Grove, NJ until the late '80's when moving to St. Petersburg, FL.


  • Tuesday Feb 10 | via Dayton Daily News 

    GIPSON, Sean M.

    News Death Notice GIPSON, Sean Michael "Bones" Departed this life on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at the age of 42. He is preceded in death by his father Steven Michael Gipson. Sean was born in Dayton Ohio on November 1, 1972.


  • Monday Feb 9 | via St. Petersburg Times 

    Yacht and sailboat builder Ted Irwin dies from cancer

    The well-known owner of a former St. Petersburg yacht and sailboat building business died last week in Little Rock, Ark., where he was receiving cancer treatments. Ted Irwin, 74, the face of Irwin Yachts, had been battling multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood cells, since his diagnosis four years ago.


  • Thursday Feb 5 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York 

    Ella L. Atkins

    Ella L. Atkins, 90, of Heritage Green Rehab & Skilled Nursing, died at 2:55 a.m. Thursday , in the nursing facility.


  • Thursday Feb 5 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers 

    Child dies after being hit by SUV

    A 2-year-old St. Petersburg girl died Thursday night after she was hit by a car while playing in her yard. Ava Ippolito was transported to Bayfront Medical Center where she later died, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.


  • Thursday Feb 5 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers 

    Pinellas Park remembers Bailey-Snook

    Political trailblazer Patricia Bailey-Snook accomplished a lot of firsts as a Pinellas Park city leader. She was the first woman appointed to the planning and zoning board, the first woman elected to City Council, the first female vice mayor and eventually, the first female mayor.


  • Tuesday Feb 3 | via St. Petersburg Times 

    St. Petersburg teen killed in skateboarding accident

    The sun was inching toward the trees of Fossil Park and residents were readying for their Super Bowl parties late Sunday when a 15-year-old boy on a skateboard grabbed onto the back of a car for a tow. The teen's friend, also 15, with a learner's permit but no license, drove along Atwood Avenue N in his mother's Mercedes sedan.


  • Monday Feb 2 | via ABC Action News 

    Mom of St. Pete skateboarder who died speaks out

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla - Austin DeMauro, 15, who lost his life doing a daring skateboarding stunt known has skitching Sunday night, is being remembered by his mother and best friend tonight as the 'kid everybody loved.' According to police, the freshman held on to the back of a Mercedes sedan driven by his 15-year-old friend and when the car accelerated, DeMauro let go, lost control of his skateboard and fell and hit his head in the 700 block of Atwood Avenue North.


  • Sunday Feb 1 | via Newsday 

    Marcia LaFrance, dedicated matriarch of large family...

    Marcia LaFrance, 86, never took credit for all she did in life, despite raising five children as a single parent starting in the 1960s, her family said. Known as the matriarch of her large family, the former North Babylon resident flew across the country to attend to each child's needs, whether it was a daughter recovering from surgery, another from childbirth or a son from cancer.


  • Sunday Feb 1 | via Newark Advocate 

    Lawler, James Thomas "Jim"

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for James Thomas "Jim" Lawler. James Thomas "Jim" Lawler ST.


  • Jan 29, 2015 | via St. Petersburg Times 

    First African-American to chair music department, di...

    Services are scheduled this weekend for Christopher C. Styles, the first African-American band director and chair of the department of music at St. Petersburg College, who died Jan. 22 at the age of 79. Mr. Styles, who went by Chris, was born in St. Petersburg and dedicated his life to giving back to the community through music, said his sister, Gladys Styles Johnston. He taught music for more than 50 years and was a member of the St. Petersburg chapter of the NAACP, the Pinellas County Urban League, the Junior Symphony, the Al Downing Jazz Association and the Florida A&M University Alumni Association.


  • Jan 29, 2015 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    David Fournier

    Worcester - WORCESTER - David P. "Packy" Fournier, 63, passed away Tuesday, January 27th. David leaves his four children, David P. Fournier, II of St. Petersburg, FL, Daniel K. Fournier, Matthew T. Fournier and his wife Laurie and Ashley R. Fournier all of Worcester; his grandchild, Casen M. Fournier of St. Petersburg, FL; his fiance, Gail E. Montville of Worcester; his brother, Robert T. Fournier of Nevada; two sisters, Debra O'Neil of Chelmsford and Karen S. Epstein of Worcester and many nieces and nephews.