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Lake Placid Obituaries
John ‘Candy’ Rowell
Sun  Nov 22 2015 08:30AM
John V. (Candy) Rowell was born in Lake Placid, Fla. in 1927 to Henry and Ella Rowell. He moved to Sarasota at a young age and lived there for many … read more.
Richard Ellington
Wed  Nov 18 2015 08:30AM
Richard J. Ellington, 65, of Avon Park died Oct. 1, 2015 of natural causes. He was a retired industrial electrician and Army veteran. He is survived by his brothers, Erving, … read more.
Kenneth Zodel
Wed  Nov 11 2015 09:58AM
Kenneth Zodel, 75, passed away Oct. 28, 2015. Born in Allentown, Pa. on Jan. 2, 1940. He was the son of the late William and Elsie (Hoanzl) Zodel. Kenneth worked … read more.
Mae Bennett-Howell
Sun  Nov 1 2015 08:30AM
Mae Lydia Bennett-Howell, age 82, of Avon Park, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. She was born in Gainesville, Fla. and was a lifetime resident of Avon Park. She was … read more.
Sharon Slavin
Wed  Oct 21 2015 08:30AM
Sharon L. Slavin, age 74, passed away on Monday, Oct.19, 2015 in Sebring, Fla. Arrangements entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 4001 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, Fla. Online condolences may be left … read more.
Frank Celentano
Wed  Oct 21 2015 08:30AM
Francis A. (Frank) Celentano Jr. 76, of Sebring, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 at Good Shepherd Somers Hospice House. He was born … read more.
Edward Tomek
Wed  Oct 21 2015 08:30AM
Edward John Tomek died on Oct. 16, 2015. Ed was born in Larksville, Pa., on Oct. 11, 1931. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Genevieve (Radzavicz) Tomek, and … read more.
Marcus Piety
Wed  Oct 7 2015 08:30AM
Marcus Harvey Piety was born in Hollywood Sept.13, 1926, to Harvey Thomas (HT) and Estella (Skipper) Piety. Three days later, a hurricane left his family homeless and brought the family … read more.
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.
Wilhelmina Rewis
Sun  Nov 22 2015 08:30AM
Wilhelmina Rewis, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 in Avon Park, Fla. She was born on Dec. 18, 1925 in Tupelo, Miss. to the late Joseph and … read more.
William Mavity
Wed  Nov 18 2015 08:30AM
William P. “Bill” Mavity, 84, of Sebring, Fla. passed away Nov. 13, 2015 at his residence in Sebring under the loving care of his family. Mr. Mavity was born July … read more.
Mary Neal
Wed  Nov 4 2015 08:30AM
Mary Cole Neal, 88, of Orlando, Fla. passed away Oct. 23, 2015. A service is being held Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Homes, Conway … read more.
Dorothy Marquardt
Sun  Nov 1 2015 08:30AM
Dorothy Marquardt, 92 of Sebring, entered into eternal peace on Feb. 24, 2015. Dorothy was born on Jan. 4, 1923 in Chicago, Ill. to Frank and Avis Pfeiffer. She is … read more.
Keith Foster
Wed  Oct 21 2015 08:30AM
Keith Edward Foster, age 53, of Sebring, Fla. passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015. He was born on Feb. 11, 1962 in Miami, Fla. to Edward and Shelby (Cantalupo) Foster. … read more.
Robert Trautman
Wed  Oct 21 2015 08:30AM
Robert (Bob) Trautman, age 76, of Sebring, Fla. passed away Oct. 17, 2015. Bob was born in Philadelphia, Pa. Bob’s early accomplishments included stock car racing in the early ‘60s … read more.
Gordon Spaulding
Wed  Oct 21 2015 08:30AM
Gordon Raymond Spaulding (1928-2015) died Oct. 17, 2015 after a short illness. Gordon was born in Harrogate, England and immigrated to Sebring in 1948 to grow Easter lilies on the … read more.
Janet L. Walters
Wed  Oct 7 2015 08:30AM
Janet L. Walters, age 54, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 in Sebring. She was born to Harold Ray and Deloris (Greer) Walters on April 17, 1961 in Wabash … 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.