Joseph G. Vindich

Joseph G. Vindich, 74, passed away on October 9, 2010. A Viet Nam Veteran, Major Vindich enlisted in the US Marine Corps on 14 October 1953 and attained the rank of Sergeant whereupon he was then Commissioned as an Infantry Officer. Serving a Combat Tour in Viet Nam, Major Vindich retired from the US Marine Corps on 31 October 1973. He is survived by his former wife, Helaine Vindich of Spring City, Tennessee, Daughter Judith Ann Dean of Stafford, Virginia, his two Sons, David A and Travis L Vindich both of Titusville, Florida, along with his Grandchildren Michelle McDonald, Thomas Newcome, JoAnna Newcome, Stephen Vindich, Meredith Vindich, and Great Grandchildren, Michael McDonald and Kylie McDonald. The family will pay tribute to a Great Marine, Husband and Loving Father during a Private Grave Side Service with Full Military Honors at the Quantico National Cemetery on Friday 22 October 2010. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing the online guest book at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center is in charge of the arrangements.

Larry E. (Dogman) Walter

Larry E. (Dogman) Walter, 71 of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Friday, October 15, 2010 in Palatka, Florida. Larry was born in Danville, Pennsylvania to the Late Ralph and Bertha Walter. He was an avid hunter who also enjoyed deep sea fishing. A retired Veteran of the U.S. Army he proudly served his country in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars both of Palatka, Fl. Larry is preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Douglas. Survivors are his loving wife of twenty years, Betty J. Walter of Satsuma, Fl.; children, Penny and Kevin Moodie and Larry J. Walter all of Bloomsburg, Pa.,Bea J. Walter of Vero Beach, Fl., Eugene and Alice Walter of Bloomsburg, Pa., Dale L. Walter of Satsuma, Fl., Rick and Terri Sunday of East Palatka, Fl., Jim and Diane Sunday of Toms River, N.J., Vicky and Brian Fogarty of Satsuma, Fl., Timmy and Katrina Sunday of Panama City, Fl.; sister, Nancy Molter and brother, Robert Walter both of Danville, Pa.,; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Larry’s life will celebrated on Thursday, October 21, 2010, 2:00 P.M. at Watts Funeral Home in San Mateo, Florida with Rev. John M. Miles as officiant. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing the online guest book at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center is in charge of the arrangements.

Ralph “Babe” Richard Casaly

Ralph “Babe” Richard Casaly, 86 of Crescent City, Florida passed away Sunday, October 17, 2010 at Roberts Care Center in Palatka, Florida. Ralph was born on April 19, 1924 in Naugatuck, Ct to the late Michael and Margaret Casaly. Mr. Casaly was a proud U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II. Ralph also worked as a metal lather for 35 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Rose Steeple, Anna Sutherland, Adeline LeBlanc, Marquerite Gaunt; brothers, John, Alfred, Joseph, and Michael Casaly.

Ralph leaves to cherish his memories his beloved wife of 55years, Anne “Nancy” M. Casaly of Crescent City, Florida, son, Donald W. Casaly and wife, Bonnie of Hamilton, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. Simplicity Cremation arrangements has been entrusted to Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

Armetha N. Durrance Cain

Armetha N. Lord Durrance Cain, 84 of Flagler Beach, Florida went home to dance with Jesus on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at Florida Hospital Flagler. Armetha was born on August 11, 1926 in Bell, Florida to the late William Carlas and Essie Mae Lord. Mrs. Cain worked for many years in the Flagler County School Food Services. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Flagler Beach. After retirement, she enjoyed several trips with family and friends and her hobbies included collecting teddy bears and spending time with her family, friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and son, Jerry Smith. Armetha leaves to cherish her memories her two grandsons; Jamie Smith and his spouse, Jeni, Jerry Smith and his spouse, Lisa both of Palm Coast, Fl.; daughter-in-law; Shirley Smith of Palm Coast, Fl; brothers, Elvin Lord and spouse, Nora of Lake City, Fl; LJ Lord and spouse, Ceretha of San Mateo, Fl; sister, Gwendlyn Gillette and spouse, Cab of Fort White, Fl; long life friend, Helen Lopez; eight great grandchildren, one great great grandson; many step-children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends who will miss her dearly. Memories and Condolences may be left for the family at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com. Visitation will be 4-6pm Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Watts Funeral Home in San Mateo, Florida. A Celebration of Armetha’s Life will be 1pm Thursday, October 21, 2010 at the Priscilla Baptist Church Cemetery in Trenton, Florida where Armetha will be laid to rest. Watts Funeral Home is in change of the arrangements.

Curtis James Towne

Curtis James Towne 64, of St. Augustine, Florida passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida. Curtis was born on Monday, October 15, 1945 in Jacksonville, Florida to Charles W. And Alma B. (Batten) Towne, Jr.. He is preceded in death by a son, Andrew Zachary Towne, sister, Velma A. Towne and nephew, John Hinson. Mr. Towne proudly served his country proudly in the U.S. Army having served with the 82nd Airborne. He loved to laugh and make others laugh. He was a self proclaimed “King Fisherman” and “Peanut King”. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Curtis’ guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Curtis is survived by his loving parents, Charles W. And Alma B. Towne of St. Augustine, Florida; wife, Suzanne Towne of Tampa, Florida; sons: Michael D. Towne and Curt Towne, II and wife Trulie all of Middleburg, Florida and Will Towne of Orlando, Florida; daughter, Katherine A. Towne of Orlando, Florida; brother, Charles W. Towne, III and wife Caroline of Odessa, Florida; sisters: Darlene Towne of Dahlonega, Georgia and Linda Hinson of Brandon, Florida; grandchildren: Shelton, Promise, Tyler and Shelby; Many other releatives and friends who will miss him dearly. No service is planned at this time. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Grace E. Broer

Grace E. Broer 86, of East Palatka, Florida passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at the Parklands Rehab & Nursing Home in Gainesville, Florida. Grace was born on Thursday, March 13, 1924 in Empire, Alabama to the late Herman W. and Zippie (Hayes) Edmison. Mrs. Broer is also preceded in death by her husband Sidney Broer. She moved to Florida when she was 34 years old, enjoyed working in her yard and was a member of the First Baptist Church of East Palatka. She leaves to mourn her passing a nephew, Gary W. Sanders and wife Suzy of Birmingham, Alabama; Many other releatives and friends who will miss her dearly. No service is planned at this time. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Grace’s guest book online at

WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187, Phone: 386-328-1414.

Grace “Pat” A. Lusk

Grace (Pat) A. Lusk, 77 of Welaka, Florida passed peacefully at her home in the early morning on Saturday, October 9, 2010 surrounded by her family. Pat was born in Washington, DC on Monday, May 22, 1933 to the Late Walter and Grace Fox. She was employed with Miller Enterprise for 21 years. Pat enjoyed spending time with her nephew, Robert (Bub) Fox and wife, Sharon (Shug). She also enjoyed gardening and her grand kids. Besides her parents she is also preceded in death by two brothers, Eldred (Al) and Walter (Turk) Fox. Survivors are her loving husband of 54 years, Robert Lusk of Welaka, Fl.; daughters, Faith Ann Hardy and husband, Wayne of Deland, Fl., Patty Herold and husband, Carl of Tallahassee, Fl.; brothers and sisters, Robert Fox and wife, Betty of Churchton, Md., Michael Fox and wife, Sheryl of Chambersburgh, Pa., Clifford (Butch) Fox and wife, Shirley of Churchton, Md., and Shirley Moore of Welaka; sister-in-law, Alice Fox of Welaka, Fl.; grandchildren, Brittany and Elizabeth Hardy, Leigh Ann, Bradley and Chadwick Herold; great grandson, Chance Allen. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 12, 2010 from 6-8 PM at Watts Funeral Home in San Mateo, Florida. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Pat’s online guest book at
WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent in Pat’s name to Hospice of the Nature Coast 6721 Crill Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187 Phone: 386-328-1414.

Theresa Mary Whitmore

Theresa Mary Whitmore, 75 of Satsuma, Florida passed away surrounded by her family Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at her residence. Theresa was born on November 30, 1934 to the late Louis and Mary Malloy in Adams, Massachusetts. She enjoyed cooking, playing crossword puzzles, and sewing but her true passion was raising her grandchildren. Mrs. Whitmore is preceded in death by her parents, her loving spouse, Richard Whitmore, 2 brothers, a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter. Theresa leaves to cherish her memories her sons, Richard Whitmore and wife, Tammy of Port Orange, Fl., Aaron Whitmore and wife, Rosie of Crescent City, Fl.; daughters, Mary Whitmore of Satsuma, Fl., Kimberly Prive and husband, Kenneth of Satsuma, Fl., Katherine Royster and companion, John Taggert of Madison, Ga., Laurie Valentine and husband, Kevin of Interlachen, Fl.; brother and sisters, Louis Malloy of San Mateo, Fl., Rosie Schaffrick and husband, Leroy of Cheshire, Mass., Mary Jane Ferris of Adams, Mass., Joseph Malloy and wife, Arlene of Adams, Mass., Bernard Malloy and wife, Diane of Savory, Mass., Ronnie Malloy and wife, Debbie of Savory, Mass., William Malloy and his wife, Lisa of Cheshire,, Mass., Gene Malloy and his wife, Donna of Coral Rain, Mass.; grandchildren, Jonathan, Richard, Matthew, Kenneth, Heather, Raymond, Crystal, Carl, Kaitlyn, Ryan; 7 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss her dearly.Memories and Condolences may be left for the family online at www.WattFuneralHomes.com. A Celebration of Theresa’s Life will be 12 pm, Saturday, October 9, 2010 following the visitation which will begin at 10 am. The Tribute of Life service has been entrusted to Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187, Phone: 386-328-1414.

Wayne H. Enlow

Wayne H. Enlow 64, of Fruitland, Florida went to his heavenly reward on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at his home.
Wayne was born in Newberry, South Carolina on Wednesday, January 23, 1946 to the late Richard Harold and Kathleen (Price) Enlow.
He is also preceded in death by a son Sean Enlow.
Mr. Enlow proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Coast Guard.
Wayne was a member of the Beulah Baptist Church, where he was the first director of the Beulah Baptist Church “Faith Riders”, he enjoyed motorcycle riding and boating. He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Mr. Enlow is survived by his loving wife of 32 years Ola O. Enlow of Fruitland, Florida; daughter Erika Lambright and husband Rob of Stockbridge, Georgia., sons: Michael Levins and wife Dawn of McDonough, Georgia, Curtis Benson and wife Lynn of Griffin, Georgia, David Levins, Jr. and wife Bonnie of Los Angeles, California; daughter in law, Karen Enlow of McDonough, Georgia; brother, James Whitaker and wife Kathy of Lexington, South Carolina; sister, Ann Hall and husband Robbie of Bowman, South Carolina;
grandchildren: Bailey Enlow, David P. Levins, Michael Levins II, Emily Owen, Melissa Owen, Coleen Muthama, Chris Benson, David A. Levins, Lauren Levins, Soony Harden, Shelby Benson, Savannah Benson;
great grandchildren: Conor Levins, Alanna Levins, Kenya Muthama and Jackson Benson; Many other releatives and friends who will miss him dearly;
A memorial service will be at 11 AM, Saturday, October 2, 2010 at Beulah Baptist Church with pastor Robby Paxton, officiating. Military Honors will be bestowed by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Wayne’s guest book online at WW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. In lieu of flowers contributions in Wayne’s name may be made to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187, Phone: 386-328-1414.

Marilyn “Cricket” Rebecca Burney Blevins

Marilyn “Cricket” Rebecca Burney Blevins 54, of Welaka, Florida passed away on Friday, September 17, 2010 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka, Florida. Marilyn was born on Wednesday, November 30, 1955 in Palatka, Florida to the late Frank A. And Nellie (Stapleton) Burney. She is also preceded in death by a son, William “Billy” Morris, sister, Rhonda Gomez, brothers: Gordon Burney, David Burney and Elmer Burney. She enjoyed fishing. Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by signing Cricket’s guest book online at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Marilyn is survived by her sons: Ronnie Morris and wife Tabitha of Starke, Florida and John Allen Blevins of Welaka, Florida; daughters: Rebecca Morris-Sylvester, Jessica Blevins and Virginia Blevins all of Welaka, Florida; brothers and sisters: Melissa Serano of Welaka, Florida, Donald Burney and wife Christine, Ann Montgomery all of Interlachen, Florida; Romey Burney and wife Frances and Gary Burney and wife Sharon all of Pennsylvania; No service is planned at this time. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., 720 U.S. Highway 17 South, San Mateo, Florida 32187 phone: 386-328-1414.