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Lake Placid Obituaries
Bob Mitchell
Sun  Oct 4 2015 08:30AM
Charles Robert “Bob” Mitchell, 86, of Temple Terrace, passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. He was born Dec. 18, 1928 in Sebring to his parents, Thomas and Sophy Mae Mitchell. … read more.
Virginia Fisher
Sun  Sep 27 2015 08:30AM
Virginia Elizabeth Fisher went to be with her Lord on Sept. 12, 2015 at the age of 97. Ginny, as most of all her friends knew her, was born on … read more.
Jean M. Gill
Sun  Sep 20 2015 08:30AM
Jean M. Gill, 85, passed away on Aug. 3, 2015 after a very hard fought battle from a serious car accident in Lake Placid, which also claimed the life of … read more.
Harry Latham
Wed  Sep 16 2015 08:30AM
Harry Latham was born Nov. 25, 1921 and passed away Sept. 9, 2015. Harry was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and loved and respected by all who knew him. … read more.
Morris J. Hurt
Wed  Sep 9 2015 08:30AM
Morris J. Hurt, age 77, of Elm City, NC, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 at Duke University Medical Center. He was born on July 22, 1938 in Louisville, … read more.
Nan Laing Lyman
Sun  Sep 6 2015 08:30AM
Nan Laing Lyman, a former longtime resident of East Longmeadow, Mass., passed away on Aug. 28, 2015 in Sebring, Fla. at the age of 88. She was the daughter of … read more.
Mary Jo Sherman
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
Mary Jo Sherman, age 82, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 in Sebring She was born on Nov. 10, 1932 in Fremont, Ohio, to the late Chester and Ruth … read more.
Ceasar Turchiarelli
Sun  Aug 30 2015 08:30AM
Ceasar Anthony Turchiarelli was called home by his Lord and Savior on Aug. 23, 2015. He was married to Teresa (Caimano) Turchiarelli for 69 years. Two children were born to … read more.
Raymond Lynch
Sun  Aug 30 2015 08:30AM
Raymond Floyd “Cigar” Lynch, age 80, husband of Celeste (Lamar) Lynch passed away on August 22, 2015 at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Tampa. Ray was born April 11, 1935, in … read more.
Mary Lou Burnett
Wed  Aug 26 2015 08:30AM
Mary Lou Burnett, age 83, beloved mother and friend, passed away on Aug. 17, 2015 at Florida Hospital in Lake Placid. She was born and raised in Homestead until 2002, … read more.
Robert Singles
Tue  Sep 15 2015 09:27AM
Robert Lewis Singles, 63, of Sebring and West Palm Beach, answered his last alarm on August 17, 2015 after a short but courageous battle with a cancer-like disease called amyloidosis. … read more.
William ‘Larry’ Cunniff
Sun  Aug 16 2015 08:30AM
William “Larry” Cunniff passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 8, 2015, after a courageous battle with lung disease. He was born in Miami Beach to parents Hugh and Anne … read more.
Floyd Patterson
Sun  Aug 9 2015 08:30AM
Floyd Emery Patterson, 100, of Avon Park, passed away peacefully at 0245 hours on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, after a brief illness. A Purple Heart veteran who served in WWII, … read more.
Dr. Bob Whitacre
Sun  Aug 9 2015 08:30AM
Dr. Robert (Bob) Whitacre, 82, of Delaware, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 at the Jessie Mae Home in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Warren, Ohio, the son of the … read more.
Margaret Clinard
Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
Margaret Rose Powell Clinard passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015 at her home at Celebration Way in Shelbyville, Tenn. She was born Aug. 31, 1922 in Shelbyville to the … read more.
James Maynard
Wed  Jul 29 2015 08:30AM
James K. Maynard, age 80, died July 21, 2015. He was born Sept. 23, 1934 in Staten Island, New York. He is survived by his wife Jeanette (Goff), daughters Robin, … read more.
Thomas Marenovich
Sun  Jul 19 2015 08:30AM
Thomas Andrew Marenovich, 89, of Sebring, passed away July 15, 2015. He was born in Farrell, Pa., on Jan, 4, 1926 and moved to Hollywood in 1964 and to Sebring … read more.
David Simmons
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:31AM
David Gerald Simmons, 64, of Avon Park, lost his battle with cancer, July 7, 2015 at Good Shepherd Hospice. A native of Athens, Ga., he had lived in this area … read more.
Harold John Nash
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:30AM
Harold John Nash, age 82, passed away on June 25, 2015 in Sebring. He was born on Feb. 14, 1933 in Lakeside, Mich., to the late Stanley and Anne June … read more.
Charlie R. Burton
Wed  Jul 8 2015 08:30AM
Charlie Burton (Nov.10, 1916-July 2, 2015) passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 at the age of 98. He was a member of Westwood Baptist Church of Alabaster, Ala. Charlie served … read more.
Christine Cox Brantley
Sun  Oct 4 2015 08:30AM
Christine Cox Brantley, 65, died peacefully on Sept. 16, 2015. She suffered from a stroke during her morning walk with her husband of 47 years. Chris and Quinton had just … read more.
Painter pitches APMS softball to first win of season
Wed  Sep 23 2015 07:03PM
AVON PARK – What a difference a week makes. After losing 18-6 to rival Sebring in its season-opener last week, Avon Park Middle School’s softball team on Monday evened its … read more.
Phyllis Jones
Wed  Sep 16 2015 08:30AM
Phyllis Mae Jones, 89, of Plainfield, Ind. and previously of Sebring and San Clemente, Calif. passed away on Sept. 11, 2015. She was born in Indianapolis on July 25, 1926. … read more.
Deklan Burke
Sun  Sep 13 2015 08:30AM
Our Lil Angel, your wings were ready but our hearts were not. Deklan Stephen Marsala Burke passed away on Sept. 4, 2015. He was born on Sept. 4, 2015 at … read more.
Mary Grote
Wed  Sep 9 2015 08:30AM
Mary J. Grote, 89, of Lake Placid passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 at The Palms of Sebring. The youngest daughter of Irish immigrants, Julia and Dennis Kelleher, Mary was … read more.
Gary Delaney
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
William “Gary” Delaney, 64, of Zephyrhills, passed away Aug. 30, 2015. He was born March 24, 1951 in Beech Grove, Ind., to James W. and Evelyn L. (Cook) Delaney. Gary … read more.
Glenn Welch
Sun  Aug 30 2015 08:30AM
Welch, Glenn Edward, 79, passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. He was born Aug. 2, 1936 in Avon Park, Fla. to the late J. Frank & Rosa Welch. He is … read more.
Betty Crews
Sun  Aug 30 2015 08:30AM
Betty Lanier Crews, 88, passed away on Aug. 26, 2015 in Sebring. She was born on July 30, 1927 in Wauchula to the late Arch and Eula (Weed) Lanier. Betty … read more.

Sun  Aug 30 2015 08:30AM
Clover D. Hutchings, age 86, from Avon Park, passed away on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Cremation arrangements entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home. … read more.
Richard L. Beisel
Sun  Aug 23 2015 08:30AM
Mr. Richard L. Beisel passed away on Saturday Aug. 15, 2015 in Kingwood Texas. Mr. Beisel was born in May of 1928 and raised by his grandparents on a small … read more.
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
Mark Robbins, 65, of Sebring, died Aug. 14, 2015. Dobies Funeral Home, Old CR 54, New Port Richey, Fla.; 727-372-2550 … read more.
Pelman Blackshear
Sun  Aug 16 2015 08:30AM
Pelman Blackshear Jr., J.D. born in Sebring, entered into rest Aug. 10, 2015 in Atlanta, Ga. Homegoing is today, Saturday, Aug.15, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Trinity A.M.E. Church, 604 … read more.
Jane Beauchesne
Sun  Aug 9 2015 08:30AM
Jane Kelly Beauchesne, 76, of Sebring, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015.  Born in Harrison, N.J., Jane moved to south Florida when she was 13 and met people that would … read more.

Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
Margaret Rose Powell, 93, died Friday July 31, 2015 in Shelbyville, Tenn. A service was provided by Brewer & Sons Funeral Home. … read more.
Mark B. Hutchins
Wed  Jul 29 2015 08:30AM
Mark B. Hutchins, 56, passed away at his home in Sebring on Friday, July 24, 2015. He was born Feb. 27,1959 in Hollywood to Arnold and Pauline Hutchins and came … read more.
Mary Shields
Sun  Jul 26 2015 08:30AM
Mary Faye Braxton Shields, 84, of Hartford, Ala., passed away Monday July 13, 2015 in Southeast Alabama Medical Center. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Wesley Chapel … read more.
Rose Marie Shetka
Sun  Jul 19 2015 08:30AM
Rose Marie Shetka, 78 of Sebring, wife of George E. (“Joe”) Shetka, formerly of St. Paul, Minn., passed away peacefully July 11, 2015. Memorials are preferred to American Cancer Society, … read more.
Deborah Kall
Wed  Jul 15 2015 08:31AM
Deborah (Debi) Nikole Kall passed away June 11, 2015 after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Debi was born March 11, 1955 in Ocala, and grew up in Sebring where … read more.

Sun  Jul 12 2015 08:30AM
Ella Mae Oliver, 72 of Avon Park, died July 2, 2015. Epps Memorial Funeral Home in Lake Wales is handling arrangements. … read more.
Janney Lyles
Wed  Jun 24 2015 08:30AM
Janney Faye Lomneck Lyles, 56, died Saturday, June 13 in Sebring. She had lived in Lake Placid since 2007, coming from Avon Park. She was born at Walker Memorial Hospital … read more.