Naomi Lee, 85 of Crescent City, Florida and one of Jehovah's Witnesses passed on Sunday, February 14, 2015. Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center is entrusted to the arrangements.
With a heavy heart we announce the passing of Leonard Conner on February 4th of 2015. He died from complications of open heart surgery. He was born in Philadelphia on June 2, 1939 to Leonard Conner, Sr. and Lillian Smith Conner, and raised by his grandmother, Rita Conner. He graduated from Mastbaum High School in Philadelphia and worked for Vinokur Pace Engineering Services for 35 years. He belonged to the Bay Colony Property Owners Association and Manatee Sailing Association. He was always concerned about the environment and when not cleaning up the Bishop Harbor area on his own, he participated in beach clean ups with Keep Manatee Beautiful. He enjoyed traveling and has been to many world-wide destinations.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn Meyers Conner of Palmetto, FL, daughter Linda Conner Winn, Son-in-law David Winn of Red Lodge, MT, and his son Daniel M. Conner of Philadelphia, PA.
He had a full and happy life. He was loved and will be missed. HE HAD FUN.
Services will be private. A celebration of life will be held at his residence on Sunday, February 8, 2015, from 3-7 P.M.
Please join us in a Guinness toast at 4 P.M. to celebrate his wonderful life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to “Keep Manatee Beautiful” (941-795-8272).
Cindy Lou Katan, 56 of Satsuma, Florida passed on Friday, January 30, 2015 in Palatka, Florida after a three year fight with cancer. Cindy was born on October 10, 1958 in Sharon, Ct., to the late Frank and Mary Hall. She loved to ride a motorcycle, go to yard sales, flea markets, thrift stores and fish. Cindy owned and operated Cindy's Thrift Store in Pomona Park, Fl. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Sheree. Survivors are her husband of 34 years, James E. Katan of Satsuma, Fl.; sons, Arthur Parrotte of Satsuma, Fl., Chad Parrotte and wife, Elizabeth of Palatka, Fl.; daughter, Ashley Katan of Satsuma, Fl.; sister, Robin Whitehead of Stanfordville, NY; brothers, Frankie Hall of Amenia, NY; grandchildren, Jayden, Chad Jr., and Teri Parrotte.