Peter M. Lamoreaux

Peter M. Lamoreaux 69, of Palatka, Florida passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Peter was born on Sunday, May 24, 1942 in Pearl River, New York to the late Peter L. And Carmalena (Diaz) Lamoreaux. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Peter’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Lamoreaux taught school for 34 years before retiring. He enjoyed and was an avid Chess player at the Chess Club in Palatka, Florida. He was also happy growing vegetables in his greenhouse. Mr. Lamoreaux is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Barbara Gayle Lamoreaux of Palatka, Florida; little dog, “Tabby” a Dapple Dachshund; May other family and friends who will miss him dearly. No service is planned at this time. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Charles O. “Charlie” Holland

Charles O. “Charlie” Holland 88 of Welaka, Florida passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Charles was born on Sunday, December 10, 1922 in McRae, Georgia to the late Charles Boyd and Ollie Lee (Hall) Holland. Mr. Holland proudly served his country during WWII faithfully in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Mason Temple Lodge #23, the Scottish Rite and Shrine Morocco. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Charlie’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Holland is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Wilma Orvin Holland of Welaka, Florida; son, Ronnie Holland and friend Nelda Adkins; daughters: Connie Tharp and husband Jimmy, and Carla Holland; grandchildren: Ron Holland, Jr., Kari Blandford and husband Bob, Richie Tharp and wife Michelle; great grandchildren: Brandy Holland, Bayley Blandford, Austin Blandford, Hudson Oliver Tharp and Riley Tharp; Many other family and friends who will miss him dearly. Per Charlie’s request family will gather for a private service at a later date. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Roger “Joe” Vrancken III

Roger “Joe” Vrancken III, 47, passed away Friday, September 30, 2011 at his home in Georgetown, Florida. Roger was born December 5, 1963 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Roger and Betty Vrancken Jr. He loved fishing and hunting. Roger is preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Judy Beauford. He leaves to cherish his memories his daughter, Crystal Campbell and her husband, Jeremy of Middleburg, Florida; sister, Paula Vogelsang and her husband, Gary of Fernandina Beach, Florida; companion, Judy Brewton of Georgetown, Florida; grandchildren, Haleigh and Maisy Campbell; many other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly. Memories and Condolences may be left on line at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center in San Mateo, Florida.

Carolyn Delos Williams-Baker

Carolyn Delos Williams-Baker 66, of St. Augustine, Florida entered the sunset of life on Thursday, September 22, 2011, after a short illness at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Carolyn was born in Palatka, Florida on Saturday, September 8, 1945 to the late Thomas and Arlena (Johns) Williams. Mrs. Baker was also preceded in eternal rest by her son, Danny B. Williams and sisters: Christine Williams and Mattie Williams. A life long resident of Palatka, she worked in the Putnam County School System, in the janitorial department and later worked at the Palatka Health Care in dietary department, having retired in 2007. She was a graduate of the Central Academy class of 1964. She was a member of the Palatka Church of God, and past member of the Grace and Truth Deliverance Ministries. Carolyn enjoyed sewing, cooking, spending time with family and friends, listening to her gospel music and reading her Bible. The beauty of her love for the Lord and her family will be in our memories forever. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Carolyn’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Baker leaves to cherish her memory, sons: Craig Baker and wife Ann of Tampa, Florida, and Kenneth Baker of St. Augustine, Florida; daughters: Stephanie Baker Johnson and Antoinette Wright and husband Ronald all of St. Augustine, Florida; brothers: Thomas Williams, Albert Williams both of Palatka, Florida and Johnny Lee Williams of Perry, Florida; sisters: Earnestine Williams of West Palm Beach, Florida, Rudetha Williams and Elizabeth Nealy and husband Harold all of Palatka, Florida; grandchildren: Joey Williams of Atlanta, Georgia, Tiffany Johnson, Bruce Johnson Jr., Travis Johnson, and Randy Hills Jr. all of St. Augustine, Florida, Michael Baker of Jacksonville, Florida, Maleka Baker of Tallahassee, Florida; Like a son, Randy Hills of Palatka, Florida; God sister, Constance Smith and husband Lutrell of Palatka, Florida; A host of aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and close friends who will all miss her dearly; A Memorial Celebration of Carolyn’s Live will be 1 PM, Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at the Church of God, 3704 Crill Avenue, Palatka, Florida. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Dorothy May Lamb

Dorothy May Lamb 94, of Buxton, Maine passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2011 at San Marco Terrace Rehab and Care Center in St. Augustine, Florida. Dorothy was born on Sunday, July 8, 1917 in Waterboro, Maine to the late Arthur and Annie Pressey. She is also preceded in death by her husband Kenneth L. Lamb and a daughter, Theresa Walsh. She was a homemaker and lovedto needle point. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Dorothy’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Lamb is survived by her son, Henry Dare of West Buxton, Maine; daughters: Dorothy L. Gorham of Hastings, Florida, Shirley M. Roberts and Thelma Corbeil both of Groville, Maine and Stella Phillips of West Buxton, Maine; four sisters; grandchildren, great > grandchildren and great great grand children; A graveside service will be held at a later date in Buxton, Maine at Tory Hill Cemetery. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

John J. Stachnick

John J. Stachnick 89, of Pomona Park, Florida passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at Shands at the University of Florida. John was born on Wednesday, May 17, 1922 in Bayshore, New York to the late John J. and Linda (Lynch) Stachnick. Mr. Stachnick faithfully served his country proudly during WWII, in the U.S. Navy. He was a Psychiatric Social Worker for the New York State Department of Health. He was a member of the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, V.F.W. both in Crescent City, Florida, and the American Legion in Waddington, New York. He also enjoyed reading and fishing. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing John’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Stachnick is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Barbara B. Stachnick of Pomona Park, Florida; son, Timothy Stachnick and wife Kathy of Niskayuna, New York; daughter, Linda Stachnick of Averill Park, New York; step daughter, Toni Duffy and husband Michael of Palm Coast, Florida ; sister, Ann Ritz of East Greenbush, New York; niece, Linda Ritz; nephew, Marty Ritz; grandsons: Dan Stachnick and Ted Stachnick; Step grandsons: Brandon Duffy and Adam Duffy; Many other family and friends who will miss him dearly. A Graveside Service will be held at a later date in Elizabethtown, New York. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc. San Mateo, Florida.

Anthony G. Moccia, Jr.

Anthony G. Moccia, Jr., 84, of DeLand, Florida passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at the Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler in Orange City, Florida. Anthony was born on Sunday, December 26, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Anthony G. And Henrietta (LaGamba) Moccia. Mr. Moccia proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Marine Corps serving in WWII and receiving the Purple Heart. He is also preceded in death by his loving wife Anna C. Moccia, and a grandson, Robert A. Moccia, Jr. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Anthony’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Moccia is survived by his sons: Robert A. Moccia of DeLand, Florida and Anthony G. Moccia, III of Lakeland, Florida; daughter, Diane Sweeney of Penn Sauken, New Jersey; one brother; two sisters; seven grandchildren; Many other family members and friends who will miss him dearly. A Memorial Service will be will be 9 AM, Friday, September 16, 2011 at the Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 1625 Veterans Memorial Pkwy in Orange City, Florida. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Roger D. Woods

Roger D. Woods 68, of Palatka, Florida passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Roger ws born on Tuesday, June 6, 1943 in Palatka, Florida to the late Ralph B. And Vinie (Groover) Woods. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Groover. Roger worked at the Emergency Operations Center for Putnam County and was a member of the Amateur Radio Club with his call sign of “WA4COL” Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Roger’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Woods is survived by his loving wife Annice Woods of Palatka, Florida; son, Roger D. Woods, Jr. of England; daughter, Tammy Fryman of Sanford, Florida; sister, Juanita Alexander of Palatka, Florida; grandchildren, Kyle Fryman and Brandy Fryman; Many other family and friends who will miss him dearly. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, September 3, 2011 in the Community Room at the Cherry Tree Apartments. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to the family. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Douglas William Burgess II

Douglas William Burgess II, 18, of Ocala, Florida passed away on Friday, August 26, 2011 from an accident. Douglas was born on Wednesday, March 31, 1993 in Palatka, Florida to Douglas William and Patty A. (Chesnet) Burgess. He is preceded in death by his father, grandmother, Mary Burgess and grandfather, Robert Chesnet. Doug was a graduate of the class of 2011, Putnam Banner School in Palatka, Florida. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Doug’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Douglas is survived by his loving mother Patty A. Burgess of Ocala, Florida; brothers: Wyatt Burgess and Dillon Burgess both of Ocala, Florida and Kyle Chesnet of Apex, North Carolina; sisters: Vicki Burgess and Abigail Burgess both of Ocala, Florida; grandmother, Elsie Chesnet of East Palatka, Florida; grandfather, William Burgess of West Chester, Pennsylvania; Many other family members and friends who will miss him dearly. A Celebration of Doug’s Life will be 6 PM, Thursday, September 1, 2011 at the Putnam Banner School, 820-2 Reid Street, Palatka, Florida. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Eric P. Rumney

Eric P. Rumney 50, of Palatka, Florida passed away on Monday, August 29, 2011 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Eric was born on Wednesday, March 8, 1961 in Watertown, New York to the late Jene and Arlene (Goodridge) Rumney. He enjoyed 4 wheeling, his video games on Wii, Nintento and game cube, also hunting and trapping. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Eric’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Rumney is survived by his loving wife, Linda H. Rumney of Palatka, Florida; dog, Savannah; son, Dustin Rumney of Granbury, Texas; step daughters: Christine Harper and companion Rod Dusharm, Tanya A. Overton and husband Jerry all of Carthage, New York, and Barbie Garrett and husband Jeff of Savannah, Georgia; brothers: Paul Rumney and Lance Rumney both of Carthage, New York; sisters: Rhonda Vary of Castorland, New York, Lynette Gates of Great Bend, New York and Cindy Rumney of Watertown, New York; seven grandchildren; Many other family and friends who will miss him dearly; No service is planned at this time. In lieu of flowers an account has been set up, to help with expenses, at the Prosperity Bank in Palatka for Linda H. Rumney. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo.