Kristin Louise Pelfrey

Kristin Louise Pelfrey 42, of Satsuma, Florida slipped the bonds of this world on Saturday, December 17, 2011 due to a vehicle accident. Kristin was born on Saturday, February 22, 1969 in Titusville, Florida to Robert E. and Eleanor S. (Allyn) Pelfrey. She attended St. Johns State College Flo Art, and Mercy Hurst College and was an Occupational Art Therapist. She enjoyed sewing costumes, playing her acoustic guitar, saxophone, collecting and crafting. She was known for her charitable work and helping people reestablish themselves. Condolences may be sent to Kristin’s family by signing her online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Kristin is survived by her heart broken teenage daughters, Autumn Zaczyk and Zena Zaczyk of Satsuma, Florida; Parents: Eleanor S. Allyn of Satsuma, Florida and Robert E. Pelfrey of Melbourne, Florida; sisters: Katherine “Kitty” Johnson, Karin Werbin, and Kimberly Robertson; faithful pet Rufus the Bestest Boy; No service is planned at this time. A Memorial Fund has been established at the Capital City Bank in Palatka, Florida. Kristin was a free spirit who will be remembered for the hats she loved to wear and her acoustic guitar on her knee and the way she expressed herself in everyday things. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Barry H. Horney

Barry H. Horney 70, of Palm Coast, Florida passed away on Monday, December 19, 2011 at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Barry was born on Monday, August 18, 1941 in the Bronx, New York to the late Alfred and Clara (Rosenberg) Horney. Barry proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the N. E. Florida 10-13 Club. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Barry’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Horney is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Wilma D. Horney of Palm Coast, Florida; son, Jeffrey Glauser and wife Marla of Cherry Hill, New Jersey; daughters: Andrea Horney and Jennifer Horney both of Palm Coast, Florida; brother, Michael Horney and wife Phyllis of East Setauket, New York; sister, Valerie LiBasci and husband Tony of Levittown, New York; grandchildren: Madison Glauser and Alex Glauser; A Graveside service will be 11 AM, Thursday, December 22, 2011 with Pastor Jean Claude Morin as officiant. Interment will be at Flagler Palm Memorial Gardens in Palm Coast. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc. San Mateo, Florida.

David Wesley McConky

David Wesley McConky 57, of Crescent City, Florida passed away peacefully in his home on Monday, December 12, 2011. He was born in Houston, Texas moved to live in Illinois, where he attended school, Georgia, Ohio then to Florida. David proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Army. Prior to going into the Army, he was a cowhand on a Texas Ranch. After leaving the Army he moved to Florida and became a contractor, in the Tampa-Ruskin, Florida area then in Crescent City. Mr. McConky was a cancer survivor, but was plagued with problems associated with the disease. Mr. McConky is survived by his loving wife, Billie Jean McConky of Crescent City, Florida; daughter, Kelly Ziegler of Dunkirk, New York; Samantha McConky of Plant City, Florida; three grandchildren; father, Fred McConky of Southern Pines, North Carolina; sister, Laura Sullivan of Avon by the Sea, New Jersey; No Service is planned at this time. Condolences may be sent to David’s family by signing his 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.

Tifton Layne LeBlanc

Tifton Layne LeBlanc, joined the angels in heaven on Friday, December 2, 2011 at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida. Tifton was born on Friday, December 2, 2011 in St. Augustine, Florida to Ed and Danielle LeBlanc. Tifton is preceded in death by his sister, Jada Lynn Brooker, grandmother, Cindy Vinson and uncle Evan Waylon Brooker. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Tifton’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. He leaves to morn his parents Ed and Danielle LeBlanc of Palatka, Florida; brother, Jase Hecht of Alabama; sisters: Hannah LeBlanc and Katelyn LeBlanc of Hastings, Florida; maternal grandparents, Rhonda McCullers and companion Rick Ross of Palatka, Florida Daniel and wife Katherine Brooker of Tennessee; aunt, “Boo” Oldaker and husband Robert ; Numerous other family members and friends. A Celebration of Heaven’s gates opening to welcome Tifton home will be held in a Private Memorial at Sunset. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Charles Robert Rogers

 

Charles Robert Rogers 74, of Jacksonville, Florida formerly of Welaka, Florida passed away on Friday, December 9, 2011 at the Bailey Family Center for Caring in St. Augustine, Florida. Charles was born on Wednesday, July 7, 1937 in Logansport, Indiana to the late Bernard and Mary Rogers. Mr. Rogers proudly served his country faithfully in the U.S. Air Force. Charles is also preceded in death by his loving wife Barbara R. Rogers, son Bernard Rogers, brother Donald Rogers, Charles T. Rogers and a sister, Kathy Geddis. Mr. Rogers was a member of the Moose Lodge #1641 in Crescent City, Florida and the Fraternal Order of Police in Kokomo, Indiana. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Charles’ online page at

WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Rogers is survived by his son, Charles Rogers, II and wife Lisa of Green Cove Springs, Florida; daughters: Christina Hansen and husband Richard of Jacksonville, Florida, Mary McIntire of Hesperia, California, Angel Elcock and husband Keith of Mishawaka, Indiana and Gina Martin of Kokomo, Indiana; sisters: Michelle Mehsling of Trinidad, Colorado, Kay Ruth Mitchell and Donna Lee Woodruff both of Logansport, Indiana and Sara Sanderson of Jacksonville, Florida; thirteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; Many other family and friends who will miss him dearly. A visitation will be 2 PM, Monday, December, 12, 2011 followed by the Funeral Service beginning at 3 PM at Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Patricia (Pat) Gaines Poppell

Patricia (Pat) Gaines Poppell, widow of The Rev. Bill Poppell died a peaceful death on December 8. A retired RN; she had been professionally employed at St. Luke’s Hospital, Jacksonville, FL. and Alachua General Hospital, Gainesville, FL. Active in retirement, she was a volunteer for 19 years at Lake Area Ministries Inc., a volunteer for Haven Hospice, a past president of Melrose Woman’s Club, and past Regent of Colonel Samuel Elbert Chapter of NS DAR. She loved traveling, playing bridge, and reading. A member of Trinity Episcopal Church, she belonged to the Order of St. Luke’s and was active in Cursillo. She also served as Eucharistic Minister, Visiting Eucharistic Minister, and a member of The Daughters of the King. She was preceded in death by her husband, The Reverend William (Bill) Poppell and her son, John Christopher Poppell. Survivors include her brother, Frederic F. Gaines, and wife, Ruth; Pat’s children William (Chip) Poppell, Jr., and wife, Nancy; Cathryn Poppell Keating and husband, John; Cheryl Poppell Hazel and husband, Dick; adoptive daughter-in-law, Patti Hulon, and husband, Mike; 14 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.A celebration of Pat’s life will be held Wednesday, December 14, 11:00, at Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Poppell Memorial Fund (a dedicated Cursillo fund), Trinity Episcopal Church, PO Box 361, Melrose, FL 32666; Lake Area Ministries, PO Box 1385, Keystone Heights, FL 32656; or Haven Hospice, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, FL 32177. Condolences may be sent to the Pat’s family by signing her 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.

Gwendolyn Marie Suttles

Gwendolyn Marie Suttles 66, of Interlachen, Florida passed away on Monday, November 28, 2011 at the Bailey Family Center for Caring in St. Augustine, Florida. Gwendolyn was born on Saturday, September 8, 1945 in Marths’s Vineyard, Massachusetts to the late Chancey and Eleanor (Morriell) Welch. Condolenced may be sent to the family by signing Gwendolyn’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Suttles is survived by her loving husband of 14 years, Harold V. Suttles of Interlachen, Florida; children: Robert Luce, Janet Turner, Bonnie Luce and Margaret Monstesa; eleven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; Many other family and friends who will miss her dearly. As per Gwendolyn’s wishes no service is planned. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Nicholas “Nick”Francis Cavaliero

Nicholas “Nick”Francis Cavaliero 89, of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at the Malcom T. Randall Veterans Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Nicholas was born on Tuesday, January 3, 1922 in Vineland, New Jersey, to the late Frank and Lucy Cavaliero. Mr. Cavaliero faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He is also preceded in death by his three brothers: John, Frank, and Joseph, three sisters: Sarah, Mary and Jenny. Condolences may be sent to Nick’s family by signing his online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Cavaliero is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Eileen Cavaliero of Satsuma, Florida; step son, Les Ayars and wife Dorothy of Millville, New Jersey; Many 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.

William J. Stephenson

William J. Stephenson 92, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at the Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans Nursing Home in St. Augustine, Florida. William was born on Friday, August 1, 1919 in Raleigh, North Carolina to the late William Johnson and Mary (Coble) Stephenson. Mr. Stephenson Faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army, a WWII veteran, he was taken prisoner of War during the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded the Purple Heart with 2 Bronze Stars with an Oak Leaf Cluster. William was a member of the V.F.W., P.O.W,, D.A.V. and the Battle of the Bulge. He was a conductor and retired from the Seaboard Rail Road. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing William’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mr. Stephenson is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Helen Salome Stephenson; son, Jack Stephenson; daughters: Ginny Williams and husband J.R., Gail Baker and husband Fred, and Roberta Stephenson Lee; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; sister, Jean Porter; Many other family members and friends who will miss him dearly. In lieu of flowers contributions in William’s name may be made to Clydie Morgan, P.O.W. Treasurer, 3201 East Pioneer Parkway, Arlington, Texas 76010. Inurnment will be at the Jacksonville National Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.

Margaret Ethelyn Brue

Margaret Ethelyn Brue 100, of Satsuma, Florida passed away on Monday, November 28, 2011 at Lakewood Nursing Center in Crescent City, Florida. Margaret was born on Saturday, May 13, 1911 in North Buena Vista, Iowa to the late George Henry and Clara Josephine (Snodgrass) Kelsey. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Elvin Brue, and children Orlyn and Cheryl. She was a member of Hermit’s Cove. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Margaret’s online page at WWW.WattsFuneralHomes.com. Mrs. Brue is survived by her sister, Clara Gates of Satsuma, Florida; nephews: Jerry Gates and Terry Gates both of Satsuma, Florida, and Jack Gates of Spring, Texas; nieces: Judy Gates and Joyce Ericson both of Satsuma, Florida; many other family and friends who will miss her dearly. Visitation will begin at 1 PM, Wednesday, November 30, 2011 followed by funeral service at 2 PM at the Watts Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at Palatka Memorial Gardens in Palatka, Florida. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Florida.