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Lake Placid Obituaries
Anna Harner
Wed  May 4 2016 08:30AM
Anna Mae Harner, 81, of Fort McCoy, Fla., passed away at home surrounded by her family on April 30, 2016. She was born in her parent’s home in Sebring on … read more.
Yvonne Broadbent
Sun  May 1 2016 08:30AM
Yvonne (Bonnie) Marguearite Bethune was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, on April 23, 1947. She passed away on her birthday, 2016, after a long fight with COPD. Preceded are her … read more.
Wesley Porterfield
Sun  Apr 17 2016 08:30AM
Wesley “Bud’’ Porterfield, 89, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2016 with his family by his side. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Porterfield. He’s survived … read more.
Gordon Kauffman
Wed  Apr 13 2016 08:30AM
Gordon D. Kauffman, 93, “Flew West’’ - went home to be with his Lord, April 3, 2016, in West Melbourne, Fla. He is at peace. Gordon was born in Buffalo, … read more.
Bernice Szocinski
Wed  Apr 13 2016 08:30AM
Bernice M. Szocinski, 96, a resident of Katherine Casper Home, passed away at 8:13 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, 2016. A Rosary will be recited at 5:15 p.m. in the … read more.
Rosemary Howanitz
Wed  Apr 13 2016 08:30AM
Rosemary Howanitz, 67, was born Oct. 29, 1948 at St. Helier, Jersey Channel Islands. The only child of John and Frances Standring, she married Randy Howanitz of Key West, Fla. … read more.
Robert Holder
Tue  Apr 5 2016 08:02AM
Robert M. Holder, age 93, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2016 in Sebring He was born on March 8, 1923 in Sunset, Texas to the late George B. Holder … read more.
Joseph Trainor
Tue  Apr 5 2016 08:02AM
Joseph Trainor, 77, of Avon Park, Fla., via Tampa, Fla., passed away peacefully in his sleep on the morning of March 6, 2016. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, … read more.
Shirley Boyd
Wed  Mar 30 2016 08:30AM
Shirley C. Boyd, 72, of Lake Placid passed away Friday, March 18, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 26, 1943 in Avon Park … read more.
Nora Mayworth
Sun  Mar 27 2016 08:30AM
Nora Mayworth, 92, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Nora was born June 27, 1923 on a small island off the coast of Virginia, but lived from Maine to Florida, … read more.
Maxine S. Bolyea
Sun  Mar 27 2016 08:30AM
Maxine S. Bolyea, age 88, of Holly, Mich., formerly of Lake Placid, FL, died Sat. March 19, 2016. She was born in Detroit, Mich. and moved to Lake Placid in … read more.
James Cooney
Wed  Mar 23 2016 08:30AM
James F. Cooney, 97, of Sebring, Fla. died March 19, 2016. He was born in Boston, son of the late John and Louise (Lederman) Cooney. He was a veteran of … read more.
Bertha ‘Jane’ Peiffer
Wed  Mar 9 2016 08:30AM
Bertha “Jane” (Cooper) Peiffer, age 82, of Sebring, Fla., and formerly of Chambersburg, Pa. passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 at The Palms of Sebring where she was a resident. … read more.
Jane Flexon
Sun  Mar 6 2016 08:30AM
Jane Croom Flexon, 87, of Sebring, Fla., and formerly of Colonial Heights, Va. died March 3, 2016. Born March 20, 1928 in Hopewell, Va., she was the daughter of the … read more.
Paula Woodard
Wed  Mar 2 2016 08:30AM
Paula Woodard passed away Feb. 25, 2016 at home in Lake Placid. Paula lived 82 wonderful years as wife, mother, sister and daughter. Her God-given abilities were enjoyed by all … read more.
Judith Goodwin
Wed  Feb 17 2016 08:30AM
“We love because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 Judith Andrea Lanier Goodwin, 73, of Sebring, Florida, cherished wife, mother, grandmother, sister, teacher, friend, and devoted servant of Christ, … read more.
John Griffin
Wed  Feb 10 2016 08:30AM
John Timothy Griffin, age 72, passed away on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 in Sebring, Fla. Born June 18, 1943 in Queens, N.Y., the only child to John Timothy and Elizabeth … read more.
Sharon Bailey
Wed  Feb 10 2016 08:30AM
Sharon Moseley Bailey, age 64, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 in Sebring, Fla. She was born on Dec. 11, 1951 in Wauchula, Fla. to Charles and Violet (Carlton) … read more.
Martha D. Wiggins
Sun  Feb 7 2016 08:30AM
Martha D. Wiggins, 85 of Avon Park, died on Jan. 30, 2016 at Florida Hospital South, Orlando. Born in Early Branch, South Carolina, she was co-founder of the Church of … read more.
Dolores Henry
Sun  Jan 24 2016 08:30AM
Dolores “Dee” J. Henry, 83, of Indianapolis died Jan. 21, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was born Aug. 30, 1932 in Detroit, Mich. to Chester E and Alma … read more.
William Zimmer
Sun  May 1 2016 08:30AM
William Joseph Zimmer (Bill) was born on June 13, 1922 to the late William and Margaret Zimmerer in Colden, N.Y. Bill was 93 years young. He was predeceased by his … read more.
Sebring’s Stewart wins Lady Jarrett tourney in playoff
Sun  Apr 24 2016 08:30AM
AVON PARK – The 18th Annual Bill Jarrett Ford Ladies Invitational at River Greens Golf Course last Saturday came to a dramatic conclusion after Sherry Garrow of Lake Wales and … read more.
Lewis A. Pentz
Sun  Apr 17 2016 08:30AM
Lewis A. Pentz, 97, passed away on April 13, 2016 in Sebring, where he had lived for the past 37 years. Lewis was born in Ovid, N.Y. on January 8, … read more.
Patricia Probst
Wed  Apr 13 2016 08:30AM
Patricia Probst, formerly of Sebring, Fla. died in Murphy, N.C. on Feb. 28, 2016. She is survived by three first cousins, Ann Wichmann from Otis, Colo., Buzz Wichmann from Murrysville, … read more.
Stanley Blumm
Wed  Apr 13 2016 08:30AM
Stanley Walter Blumm of Vestal, N.Y. and Sebring, Fla., age 97, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on April 7, 2016 in Binghamton, N.Y., surrounded by his loving family. … read more.
Katherine Fannin
Wed  Apr 6 2016 08:30AM
Katherine Fannin, 86, of Avon Park, passed away Friday, April 1, 2016. Mrs. Fannin was born Nov. 23, 1929 in Wayland, Ky. to Jerry and Josephine (Wills) Wallen. She retired … read more.
Tue  Apr 5 2016 08:02AM
Rev. Robert Wacker (Bob) died on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at the age of 96 while a resident of Lake Placid Health Care Center. His family and friends are comforted … read more.
Lucy Derkman
Sun  Apr 3 2016 08:30AM
Lucile “Lucy” Harding Derkman, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Tampa. She was born on Oct. 28, 1927 in Mount Dora to the late Frank and … read more.
George V. Kelleher
Sun  Mar 27 2016 08:30AM
George V. Kelleher, 86, of Lake Placid passed away March 20, 2016. He was born in Derby, Conn., moving to the area from Moore Haven in 1994. He was a … read more.
Thomas Singletary
Sun  Mar 27 2016 08:30AM
Thomas S. Singletary, 71, of Avon Park, died Monday morning, March 21, 2016 at his residence. He was born and raised in Avon Park and had retired back here over … read more.
Janet Price
Sun  Mar 27 2016 08:30AM
Janet Armstrong Price, of Lake Placid, passed on March 23, 2016. Janet was born in Wilkinsburg, Penn. on Feb. 23, 1924. She graduated with honors from Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh, … read more.
Lois Layne
Wed  Mar 23 2016 08:30AM
Lois Virginia Layne, 87, of Lake Placid, Fla., passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 18, 2016. Lois was born in Chicago, the daughter of the late Samuel Joseph … read more.
Freda Wentzell
Wed  Mar 9 2016 08:30AM
Freda “Greta” (Presby) Wentzell’s struggle with Alzheimer’s came to an end on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at the age of 94. Freda was born and raised in Littleton, N.H. After … read more.
Merlin Molberg
Sun  Mar 6 2016 08:30AM
Merlin Oscar Molberg, 91, passed away peacefully on Feb. 19, 2016 at Serenity Hospice in Phoenix, Ariz. after a short illness. He was born on Aug. 31, 1924 in Duluth, … read more.
Viola Clark
Wed  Feb 24 2016 08:30AM
Viola H. Clark, of Lake Placid passed away Feb. 12, 2016. She was born in Detroit, Michigan March 10, 1938. Viola was a loving wife to Jack M. Clark, deceased. … read more.
Muriel Sammer
Wed  Feb 17 2016 08:30AM
Muriel Sammer, of Avon Park, and Boston Mass., passed away Jan. 23, 2016. She was 94 years old. She is survived by one brother, one sister, one daughter, one son. … read more.
Judy McCarter
Wed  Feb 10 2016 08:30AM
Judy Ann McCarter, 51, was a resident of Avon Park and passed away Jan. 30, 2016 at Good Shepherd Hospice House of Sebring, after losing a battle with cancer. She … read more.
Clarice ‘Lou’ Seaman
Sun  Feb 7 2016 08:30AM
Clarice “Lou” Seaman neé Flint, 80, passed away on the afternoon of Feb. 3 from complications after a stroke. Lately of Sebring, Lou was born in Clarksburg, W.Va., graduated from … read more.
Roger Pedersen
Wed  Jan 27 2016 08:30AM
Roger E. Pedersen, 71, died unexpectedly Nov. 12, 2015 at Tampa General Hospital. Family was at his bedside. He was born July 14, 1944 in Bucyrus, Ohio to the late … read more.
Kathleen Davis
Sun  Jan 24 2016 08:30AM
Kathleen Davis, 81, of Sebring, Fla. passed away Wednesday, Jan, 20, 2016 in Gassville, Ark. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Davis of 62 years. She is … read more.