Condolences: Our Losses


Condolences for

losses of classmate family members.

Our hearts are with you.


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* Pam Smith Klenck: Pam lost her husband, Jerry Klenck, November 4, 2015 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Obituary [Apologies from admin for the late posting of this notice.]

Barbara McCray Ghent: Barbara's mother, Willie Lou McCray passed away July 1, 2017 at the age of 94.

Norma Gardner Padgett: Norma's brother, Lawrence Gardner (56), died unexpectedly at home June 17, 2017. Obituary

Sandra Lyons Grugan: We are sad to report that Sandie's husband, Rod, passed away 11/20/2016. 

Stephanie Lomnicky Waltman: Stephanie's mother passed away September 11, 2016 at age 97.

Paula Spescia: Paula's father passed on June 29th, 2016. "He left us, peacefully, at home, with us there, and there was no pain. He was 85 years old."

Steve Luisi: Steve's father, Steve Luisi, passed away May 3, 2016

Sandy Walker Alexander: Sandy lost her mother March 11, 2016. "Mama's name was Kathleen "Sis" Foster Walker and she graduated from Mel High in 1946."

Virgil Elkins: Virgil's mother, Hilda Wells Elkins, passed away February 22, 2016 at age 92.

Richard Roberts: Richard lost his mother, Margarita B. Becker, on February 12, 2016. Obituary

John Frye: John's mother passed away January 21, 2016.

Diane Sheffield: Diane lost her mother and best friend, Polly Sheffield, on January 17, 2015.

Lindy Hazel Taylor: Lindy's mother passed away on June 26, 2015.

 Josephine Kifer (Hinchman): Josephine lost her father, Merle Kifer (91) on May 8, 2015.

Michele Kent Woronka: Michele's husband, Richard 'Rick' Woronka passed away at age 57, May 30, 2015. The funeral was Friday, June 5. Obituary

Peter Cowell: Peter lost both of his parents, Shirley Cowell (93) and James Cowell (87) on May 26, 2015.

Mike Bramlett: Michael lost his mother, Betty (83) on April 24, 2015. Obituary

Paul Morissette: Paul's sister, Helen, passed away near February 24, 2015. Paul wrote: "Her days of suffering are over and she now resides in Heaven. I loved her so for she was a friend and sister who could surf or play sports with me. Helen is and was the prettiest female surfer in Melbourne Beach during her days growing up when surfing began to explode. She was a true Floridian. ride the waves of Heaven......peace."

Patty Paige Geary: Patty's sister, Mary Paige (Class of '72), passed away Friday, January 22, 2015 and her brother, Frank, passed away soon after on February 3, 2015. 

Richard Otto: Richard's father, William E. Otto, passed away on January 10, 2015, one day shy of his 87th birthday.

Larry Bell: Larry's mother, Gloria Flathmann Bell, Dr. Flathmann to many of us, passed away December 21, 2014 following a hip fracture. She was a dentist in Indialantic since 1960 and retired from practice just this past July. She was 88 years old and had been practicing for 65 years. Obituary

Donna Lishka Donsife Filip: Donna's mother, Maxine V. Lishka, passed away on November 26, 2014. Donna would also like to pay tribute to her dad, Lyle G. Lishka, whom she lost August 11, 2010.

John Frye: John's 35 year old son, Joshua, lost his life December 13, 2014, far too soon. Obituary

Larry Brillante: Larry's father, Orlando Brillante, passed away October 11, 2014, at the age of 89. Obituary

Deborah Lutz Payne: Debbie lost both her parents early September, 2014, Martha on 9/02/14 & Robert Lutz on 9/01/14.

Patty Paige Geary: Patty's brother, Leon Herbert Paige Jr, lost his battle with cancer July 25, 2014 at the age of 55. 

Maria Pendry-Midgette: Maria's father passed away June 29, 2014.

Teresa Blizman Fitzsimmons: Teresa's beloved father, Andrew Blizman, a Korean War vet, passed away on Father's Day, June 15, 2014

Patty Stevens Ray: Patty's mother passed away June 6, 2014.

Mindy Sawyer Craine: Mindy lost her husband, Donnie Craine, in a tragic boating accident April 24, 2014

Ella Mae Mitchell-Wallace: Ella lost her mother, Margaret Roberson, on New Year's Day, 2014

Bruce Buggs: Bruce's mother, Ruth Buggs, passed away December 19, 2013

Debra Daniels: Debra's mother (Jean) passed away October 15, 2013

Shirley Blanding: Shirley's mother, Eliza Bell Jones, passed away October 11, 2013

Carolyn Egnoski Watson: Carolyn's mother, Betty Egnoski, passed away June 10, 2013 and is greatly missed by all the Egnoski girls.

Drew Huy: Drew's father passed away April, 25, 2013

Jerome Hardison's mother, Tommie Catherine Fudge-Kelley, passed away March 14, 2013

Janet Newquist Hunt:  Janet's father, Walter Newquist, passed away February 15, 2013

Paula Michaels: Paula's father, John Michaels, passed away September 1, 2012

Bill Elliot: Bill's wife, Carolyn Elliot, passed away in June, 2012 after a long 3 year battle with brain cancer.


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