Betty Jean Cordell

Betty Jean Cordell, 82 of Georgetown, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 19, 2011. Betty was born on June 6, 1929 to the Late Raymond and Josephine (Kuhns) Simpkins. She grew up in Indiana and retired to Florida. As a young woman, Betty was adventurous and enjoyed traveling. She loved to fish and quilt. She was a member of Beulah Baptist Church for 21 years where she actively was involved. She is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Richard (Dick) Cordell. Survivors are nephews, Doug and David Brown; niece, Debbie Meeks; close friend, Nita Lyons, other dear friends and her church family. Betty’s life will be celebrated on Monday, November 28, 2011, 11 AM at Beulah Baptist Church with Pastor Robby Paxton as officiant. Interment will follow at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at

www.wattsfuneralhomes.com. Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center is entrusted to the arrangements.

Mary C. Kinard

Mary C. Kinard 91, of Palatka, Florida passed away on Monday, November 21, 2011 at Palatka Health Care in Palatka, Florida. Mary was born on Monday, March 29, 1920 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Samuel Redding and Mary Ellen (Tillis) Bethea. Mrs. Kinard is also preceded in death by her loving husband Robert M. Kinard. She enjoyed fishing, cooking and watching birds. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Mary’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Kinard is survived by her sons: Robert M. Kinard, Jr. of Palatka, Florida and Stanley P. Kinard of St. Augustine, Florida; daughters: Mary Ann Green of Sylva, North Carolina, Sandra S. Travis of Jacksonville, Florida and Joyce M. Stevens of Starke, Florida; Seventeen grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; Funeral Service will be 11 AM, Saturday, November 26, 2011 graveside. Visitation will be 4-6 PM, Friday, November 25, 2011 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at San Mateo Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Edward D. Stahlman

Edward D. Stahlman, 64, of Crescent City, Florida passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Edward was born in Union City, Pennsylvania on Sunday, April 20, 1947. Edward faithfully served his country proudly in the U.S. Marines. He is preceded in death by his dad, Gusty H. Gariepy, brother, Bruce Stahlman and a grandson John David Stahlman, Jr. Edward loved to hunt and fish, 4 wheeling, watch wildlife and travel. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Edward’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Stahlman is survived by his loving wife, Ava F. Stahlman of Crescent City, Florida; sons: Edward D. Stahlman, Jr. And wife Victoria of Eustis, Florida, John Stahlman of Crescent City, Florida; daughter, Tina Sprague and husband Jason of Orange City, Florida; mother, Velma Gariepy of Orange City, Florida; brothers: Russell Stahlman and wife Corena of Osteen, Florida, Dale Stahlman and wife Sue of Meadville, Pennsylvania, Gary Gariepy and wife Linda of Eustis, Florida and Roy Gariepy and wife Karen of Orange City, Florida; sisters: Jane Davis and husband Frank and Karen Okey and husband Jack all of Dahlonega, Georgia; nine grandchildren; Many other family and friends who will miss him dearly. Visitation will be 7-9 on Tuesday, November 22 and Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at Watts Funeral Home Chapel in San Mateo, Florida. Memorial Service will be 11 AM, Friday, November 25, 2011 at the Moose Lodge #1641 in Crescent City, Florida. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

William “Bill” G. Dolinski, Jr.

William G. Dolinski Jr “Bill”, 63, retired Chief of Police for the city of Palatka, Florida passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011.

He was born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania to the proud parents William and Rita (McNamara) Dolinski Sr on Monday, August 30, 1948.

Bill proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He served with the 101st Airborne Division, Vietnam. He earned 2 Bronze Star Medals, the Purple Heart, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with 4 Bronze Stars and the National Defense Service Medal. He also earned the Combat Infantry Badge, the Parachutist Badge and the Expert Marksmanship Badge for the rifle and machine gun, which later provided him with the skills for his 30 plus years in law enforcement that spanned from New Jersey to Florida.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Leo College and his Master of Education from Troy State University. He continued to serve others as an adjunct professor of social sciences, at Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana. Bill was a mentor and leader to all who knew him.

Bill was a great protector and provider for his beloved wife Rosine, daughter Lisa and grandchildren, who all knew him as their “Poppy”.

Left to cherish memories of Bill are his wife of 40 years, Rosine; daughter, Lisa Haley (Jeff); brother, Robert; Aunt, Lillian Dolinski; cousin, Caroline Reska (Mike); Grandchildren: Jason Collins (Crystal) and Marena Haley. Great grands Alexus, Alyssa, and Alera; Brother in law, Robert DiPompo (Glenda); sisters in law: Angela Holman (Arthur) and Rita Hewett and their families; Stepbrother, Tom Knowles (Connie); stepsister, Pat Hurwitz (Ron); cousins, nieces and nephews. He was blessed with two special friends, Wesley and Catherine Olsen, and many friends and neighbors who loved him dearly.

A celebration of Bill’s life will be held Saturday, November 19 from 5 to 7pm at the Woman’s Club of Palatka 600 S. 13th Street Palatka, Florida 32178.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to either the humane society of Putnam County or the Wounded Warrior Project.

Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Bill’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Roby Rotenberry

Roby Rotenberry 82, of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Roby was born in Burke Mountain, West Virginia on Friday, November 16, 1928. He was a proud member of the NRA and the Moose Lodge #1641 in Crescent City, Florida. He enjoyed hunting. He was a member of the Welaka Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Roby’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Rotenberry is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Margie L. Rotenberry of Satsuma, Florida; son, Ronnie Rotenberry and wife Joanne of Tampa, Florida; daughters: Donna J. Starke of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Debbie Abinsay and husband Chico of Chesapeake, Virginia, Illona Kennedy, husband Wayne of Lawndale, North Carolina, Robin Willis and husband Bruce of Satsuma, Florida and Karen Solak of Bostwick, Florida; brothers: Garland Lusk of Constantine, Michigan, Tommy Lusk of Welaka, Florida, Billy Lusk of Bristol, Tennessee, Roger Lusk of Crescent City, Florida and Kermit Lusk of Williamsburg, Virginia; sisters: Shirley Basford and Carol Sawyer both of Welaka, Florida; twelve grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; Many other family and friends who will miss him dearly. A Memorial Service will be 1-3 PM Saturday, November 19, 2011 at the Watts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Thompson and Brother Bobby Basford officiating. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Kathleen (Mickey) Main

Kathleen (Mickey) Main, 76, Pomona Park, Fl. went to be with the Lord in the
early hours of October 20th, after a sudden and short illness. Born in
Woonsocket, Rhode Island to the late James and Isabel Reynolds. She was one of seven children.
In 1962 she married her devoted husband and partner Daniel Main.
A loyal employee of Independent Life, she retired in the 90’s moving
to Pomona Park to be closer to her family and enjoy retirement.
She was a devout Catholic, always smiling and there for everyone. Condolences
may be sent to Mickey’s family by signing her online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com.
We Miss You! She is survived by Daniel, husband; Troy, son;
Grandchildren Lauren and Trevor; Jeannie Johnson, sister; and a host of
other relatives. A Remembrance Service will be held at 138 George Main
Dr., Pomona Park, FL 32181, November 19th, 12-? pm. Reception to follow.
Email troymain@hotmail.com for RSVP or more information. Simplicity Cremation arrangements were entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Neil V. Daniel

Neil V. Daniel, 65 of Palatka, Florida passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2011 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center. Neil was born in Alma, Georgia on Tuesday, October 8, 1946 to the Late Dave, Jr. and Oris (Edenfield) Daniel. Neil was a Proud Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Neil is also preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen Daniel. He was a former employee of Florida Rock. He enjoyed listening to country music, spending time with his friends and family. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Neil’s online page at www.WattsFuneralHomes.com.

Survivors are his sons, Brian Daniel of McRae, Georgia, Steven Daniel and wife, Shawna of Jacksonville, Florida; sister, Dannie Carol Darby of Palatka, Florida; brothers, Dave Daniel Jr., and wife, Melanie, Bart Daniel Allen Daniel and wife, Tracy all of Palatka, Florida, Brett Daniel of New York; grandchildren, Cameron, Caden and Colby Daniel; numerous nephews, nieces and friends.

Graveside Service will be Thursday, November 17, 2011, 2 :00 PM. at Etoniah Cemetery with Rev. Alfred Johns officiating. Military Honors will be bestowed by the U.S. Marine Corps. . In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177. No Visitation is planned. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

David Ernest Brown

David Ernest Brown 68, of Interlachen, Florida passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast, Florida. David was born on Saturday, October 23, 1943 in Springfield, Massachusetts to the late Paul Gilbert and Grace Edith (Belcher) Brown. Mr, Brown proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Navy. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Linda A. (Cosenzi) Brown. David was a proud member of the “Tea Party”, enjoyed his Harley Davidson Motorcycles. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing David’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Brown is survived by his loving wife Sarah Piette of Interlachen, Florida; daughters: Janet L. Hoener and husband Joseph E. Of Ware, Massachusetts and Rebecca M. Brown of Monson, Massachusetts; brother, Paul G. Brown, Jr. And wife Sandy of Hampden, Massachusetts; sister, Judith E. Nasiatka and husband Stephen of Monson, Massachusetts; grandchildren: Anthony J. Dart and wife Jill A., Tamara M. Short and Mathias C. Woloshchuk all of Monson, Massachusetts, Mary L. Forgues of Vernon, Connecticut, Samuel G. Hoener and Augusta G. Hoener both of Ware, Massachusetts; great grandchildren: Madelynn O. Dart, Emilie I. Dart, Lillian G. Straight and Christopher J. Forgues; first wife, Roberta C. Maguire of Monson, Massachusetts; Many other family and friends who will miss him dearly. A memorial service will be 4 PM, Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the Assembly of Yahshua, 212 Thunder Road, Interlachen, Florida with Buddy Arthur, officiating. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Heather Margrit Kirby

Heather Margrit Kirby 33, of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2011 suddenly do to an automobile accident. Heather was born on Monday, November 21, 1977 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to, of the Cherokee Tribe, Robert Bruce Ross IV and Cecilia Margrit Hopping. She loved the beach, motor cycles, and just “Hanging with her daughters”. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Heather’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Heather is survived by her loving daughters, Jena Kirby and Chelsea Kirby both of Satsuma, Florida; father, Robert B. Ross IV; mother and step father, Cecilia Bland and Calvin Bland; brothers: Robert B. Ross V of Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma; and Calvin Bland, Jr. Of Kissimmee, Florida; sisters: Kelli Guy of Ft. Worth, Texas, Carrie Caster of Eagle Lake, Florida and Crystal Bland of Alabama; Numerous other family and friends who will miss her dearly. A weekend of Celebration will be held in Heather’s honor will commence April 21, 2012. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Jessie Ellen Tate

Jessie Ellen Tate 92, of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Monday, October 24, 2011 at her daughter’s home in Lake Como, Florida. Jessie was born on Saturday, August 30, 1919 in Dayton, Tennessee to the late Charles Luther and Bennie Bell (Buchanan) Daugherty. Mrs. Tate is preceded in death by her beloved husband John B. Tate and daughter, Doris Dawn Donaldson, grandchildren, Vicky Reagan, Larry Tate, & Kim Tate. She enjoyed quilting, reading and spending time with her precious cats. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Jessie’s online page at WWW.WattsFuenralHomes.com. Mrs. Tate is survived by her sons: Robert Kenneth Tate and wife Shirley of Okeechobee, Florida, Charles Larry Tate of Satsuma, Florida and Johnny F. Tate of Ft. Pierce, Florida; daughters: Geneva Donaldson and husband David of Lake Como, Florida and Diane Stiller and husband Charles of Topping, Virginia; sister, Vieva Nastase of Chamberville, Pennsylvania; grandchildren: James Donaldson, June Kirkendall, Rhonda Ryder, Roxanne Tate, Teresa Gordon, Roger Tate, Mike Dobek, Alex Dobek, Danny Dobek, Lisa Tate, Dawn Tate, Penny Tate, John F. Tate JR, Lee Hollis and Susie Hollis; numerous great grandchildren; Many other family members and friends who will miss her dearly. Visitation will be 11 AM, Saturday, October 29, 2011 at Watts Funeral home Chapel followed by the Funeral Service at 12 PM with Pastor John Iskat, III, officiating. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.