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Atlas Memorial

258 Avenue A
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 294-2528
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Castillo Thurston's Key West Mortuary

328 Truman Avenue
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 294-3069
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Dean Lopez Funeral Home Big Pine

418 Simonton Street
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 294-1066
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Evergreen Mortuary

325 Julia Street
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 293-0044
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Edward B. Delany, 91, Navy veteran - The Ridgefield Press

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Ed started his lifelong career at Perkin-Elmer. He also married his love, Lucille in May of 1948. In 1951 Ed was recalled to active duty during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Key West, FL aboard the USS Sarsfield (DD-837). In 1953, Ed was honorably discharged, moved to Norwalk, CT, and started his family. In 1954 Ed moved his young family to Ridgefield, CT, residing there for 61 years, until he moved to The Greens at Cannondale in Wilton, CT.During his time in Ridgefield, Ed was a member of St. Mary Church. Ed was also active in the Columbia Engineering Golden Lions Society, the Knights of Columbus, the Ridgefield Men’s Club, the Ridgefield AARP chapter, and was an honorary member of the Italian American Club.  He was an avid runner, a talented wood carver and followed the stock market with interest.  Ed was a constant learner with a bright curiosity. He enjoyed considering complex problems and finding solutions. During his tenure at Perking-Elmer, Ed’s work earned him and the company multiple patents. Ed had a hunger for knowledge of all kinds, including recent advances in medicine, engineering, and world affairs. A staunch Republican and devout Catholic, Ed always enjoyed a good debate. Most of all, Ed enjoyed family gatherings of every kind.Ed is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Lucille, and their children: James Delany; Patrick Delany and his wife, Anne; Jody Carfi and her husband, George; and Jeanne Clutter and her husband, David. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren: Sean, Chelsey, Victoria, Thomas, Calla, Chloe and Carina. In addition to his parents, Mr. Delany was predeceased by his grandson, EJ (Carfi).The Delany family is grateful to the staff at the Greens, especially Ida, for the care that Ed received. The family is also thankful for the compassionate care received at Norwalk Hospital.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. at St. Mary Church; 55 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. Interment with US Military Honors will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield. Friends will be received on Wednesday, M...

Mary Louise Gammon Cooper (Died: April 14, 2017) - Hiawatha World

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Business School in 1951, then was employed in Rock Hill, S.C.In 1956 she started working at Pet Inc. (milk), retiring in 1995.She loved to travel, seeing new places and familiar ones. The ocean from Key West to Nova Scotia, the Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea and spending time at Surfside, S.C., with family were special.She felt blessed to have a son: Mike Cooper and his family, wife, Joette, and their children, to whom she was “GranMary,” Ben Cooper, Rae Elizabeth Cooper and Jake McAmis; great-grandchildren: Kennedy Tyler and Boone and Knox McAmis, who all survive her. She is also survived by several cousins, including two special cousins: Sadie Weems and Martha Fletcher; and a sister-in-law: Josephine Cooper.The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 5-7p.m. Tuesday at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home with the funeral service following at 7 p.m. in the chapel. The Rev. Donna Waddle and the Rev. Martha Beamer will officiate.Family and friends are requested to meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens for the committal service.Pallbearers will be Kenton Weems, Kellen Keller, David Casteel, Dan Peltier, Steve King and Milton Parham.© 2017 Hiawatha World Online. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Champion of Badin High School dies at age 73 - Hamilton Journal News

Monday, April 03, 2017

Ernst is survived by his wife Nelda, son David Ernst, daughter Kelli Hodges, four grandchildren, brothers Bill and Dick Ernst, and sister Key West.— — —VISITATION AND SERVICESThe visitation for Bob Ernst is set for 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Ave. in Hamilton.The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10 at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 2550 Millville Ave. in HamiltonIn lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 2550 Millville Ave., Hamilton, Ohio 45013; Joe Nuxhall Scholarship Foundation c/o Fairfield Community Foundation, 5350 Pleasant Ave., Fairfield, Ohio 45014; Badin High School Scholarship Fund, 571 New London Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45013; or Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School, 7197 Mother Teresa Lane, Liberty Twp., Ohio 45044.

Longtime Florida Keys prosecutor Manny Madruga found dead in apparent suicide - Miami Herald

Monday, November 21, 2016

State Attorney’s Office second-in-command was found dead Thursday.State Attorney Catherine Vogel confirmed that Chief Assistant State Attorney Manny Madruga died. Alyson Crean, spokeswoman for the Key West Police Department, said Madruga was found in his Key West home with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.His death comes a day after Dennis Ward, who will replace Vogel as state attorney in January after defeating her in last week’s election, confirmed to The Reporter/Keynoter that he did not want Madruga on his staff.Madruga, 53, spent his entire legal career since graduating from the University of Miami’s law school in 1990 as a prosecutor in the Monroe County state attorney’s office.Ward, who promoted Madruga to chief assistant state attorney during his 2008-12 term, said Thursday: “Manny was a very good prosecutor. I am saddened by his passing.”The day before, however, Ward said he decided to sack Madruga because he feels prosecutors serving under Vogel did not receive proper “support, leadership and training” and Madruga, as chief assistant state attorney, should have mentored his subordinates more.“It’s confirmed. He’s not going to be there Jan. 3 when I take office,” Ward had said Wednesday.Ward also indi...

Leo H. Birkholm - Cookeville Herald Citizen

Monday, August 01, 2016

Baxter; three sons and spouses, Merton and Dani Haack of Buffalo Valley, Michael and Ann Haack of Big Pine Key, Fla., and Mark Haack of Baxter; five grandchildren, Haley and Teddy Knowles of Key West, Fla., Kelley and Rush Multz of Key West, Fla., Christopher Haack of Big Pine Key, Fla., Kara and Steve Cunningham of Alabama and Kimberly and Justin Adams of Dickson, Tenn.; mother of Haley and Kelly Haack, Karen (Leapold) Haack; a sister, Astrid Morgan of Wyoming; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Birkholm of Askov, Minn., and Betty Birkholm of Waconia, Minn.; and his best friend, Rocky.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Earling, Roy and Gilbert.Pastor Buddy Reed will officiate at the services.Please visit www.crestlawnmemorial.com and sign the online guest register and send a message to the family.Crest Lawn Funeral Home-Cremation Center in Cookeville is in charge of arrangements, (931) 526-6384.

Times outdoors editor Terry Tomalin dies after heart attack - Tampabay.com

Monday, June 06, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG — He once lived with witch doctors in the wilds of Amazonia. He sailed to Cuba and swam around Key West.Related News/ArchiveTerry Tomalin, the Tampa Bay Times' larger-than-life outdoors editor, traveled Florida and the world to take readers on extraordinary adventures. He died Thursday after suffering a heart attack. He was 55.Mr. Tomalin had been at the North Shore Aquatic Center in St. Petersburg with his 14-year-old son Kai; the two were taking a life guarding test together. He collapsed and never regained consciousness, his family said."We are devastated," said his wife, St. Petersburg Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin. "He loved us. He loved his family so much, and we loved him."Mr. Tomalin was a well known outdoorsman across the state. Boat captains respected him, both for his fearlessness and generous spirit. He had an Encyclopedic knowledge of all things Florida."He joked that he could get through life without ever putting on a pair of long pants," former deputy managing editor for Sports Jack Sheppard recalled. "He smelled like he got up at 4 a.m. and went fishing before work...

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Edward B. Delany, 91, Navy veteran - The Ridgefield Press

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Ed started his lifelong career at Perkin-Elmer. He also married his love, Lucille in May of 1948. In 1951 Ed was recalled to active duty during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Key West, FL aboard the USS Sarsfield (DD-837). In 1953, Ed was honorably discharged, moved to Norwalk, CT, and started his family. In 1954 Ed moved his young family to Ridgefield, CT, residing there for 61 years, until he moved to The Greens at Cannondale in Wilton, CT.During his time in Ridgefield, Ed was a member of St. Mary Church. Ed was also active in the Columbia Engineering Golden Lions Society, the Knights of Columbus, the Ridgefield Men’s Club, the Ridgefield AARP chapter, and was an honorary member of the Italian American Club.  He was an avid runner, a talented wood carver and followed the stock market with interest.  Ed was a constant learner with a bright curiosity. He enjoyed considering complex problems and finding solutions. During his tenure at Perking-Elmer, Ed’s work earned him and the company multiple patents. Ed had a hunger for knowledge of all kinds, including recent advances in medicine, engineering, and world affairs. A staunch Republican and devout Catholic, Ed always enjoyed a good debate. Most of all, Ed enjoyed family gatherings of every kind.Ed is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Lucille, and their children: James Delany; Patrick Delany and his wife, Anne; Jody Carfi and her husband, George; and Jeanne Clutter and her husband, David. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren: Sean, Chelsey, Victoria, Thomas, Calla, Chloe and Carina. In addition to his parents, Mr. Delany was predeceased by his grandson, EJ (Carfi).The Delany family is grateful to the staff at the Greens, especially Ida, for the care that Ed received. The family is also thankful for the compassionate care received at Norwalk Hospital.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. at St. Mary Church; 55 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. Interment with US Military Honors will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield. Friends will be received on Wednesday, M...

Mary Louise Gammon Cooper (Died: April 14, 2017) - Hiawatha World

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Business School in 1951, then was employed in Rock Hill, S.C.In 1956 she started working at Pet Inc. (milk), retiring in 1995.She loved to travel, seeing new places and familiar ones. The ocean from Key West to Nova Scotia, the Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea and spending time at Surfside, S.C., with family were special.She felt blessed to have a son: Mike Cooper and his family, wife, Joette, and their children, to whom she was “GranMary,” Ben Cooper, Rae Elizabeth Cooper and Jake McAmis; great-grandchildren: Kennedy Tyler and Boone and Knox McAmis, who all survive her. She is also survived by several cousins, including two special cousins: Sadie Weems and Martha Fletcher; and a sister-in-law: Josephine Cooper.The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 5-7p.m. Tuesday at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home with the funeral service following at 7 p.m. in the chapel. The Rev. Donna Waddle and the Rev. Martha Beamer will officiate.Family and friends are requested to meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens for the committal service.Pallbearers will be Kenton Weems, Kellen Keller, David Casteel, Dan Peltier, Steve King and Milton Parham.© 2017 Hiawatha World Online. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Champion of Badin High School dies at age 73 - Hamilton Journal News

Monday, April 03, 2017

Ernst is survived by his wife Nelda, son David Ernst, daughter Kelli Hodges, four grandchildren, brothers Bill and Dick Ernst, and sister Key West.— — —VISITATION AND SERVICESThe visitation for Bob Ernst is set for 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Ave. in Hamilton.The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10 at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 2550 Millville Ave. in HamiltonIn lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 2550 Millville Ave., Hamilton, Ohio 45013; Joe Nuxhall Scholarship Foundation c/o Fairfield Community Foundation, 5350 Pleasant Ave., Fairfield, Ohio 45014; Badin High School Scholarship Fund, 571 New London Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45013; or Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School, 7197 Mother Teresa Lane, Liberty Twp., Ohio 45044.

Longtime Florida Keys prosecutor Manny Madruga found dead in apparent suicide - Miami Herald

Monday, November 21, 2016

State Attorney’s Office second-in-command was found dead Thursday.State Attorney Catherine Vogel confirmed that Chief Assistant State Attorney Manny Madruga died. Alyson Crean, spokeswoman for the Key West Police Department, said Madruga was found in his Key West home with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.His death comes a day after Dennis Ward, who will replace Vogel as state attorney in January after defeating her in last week’s election, confirmed to The Reporter/Keynoter that he did not want Madruga on his staff.Madruga, 53, spent his entire legal career since graduating from the University of Miami’s law school in 1990 as a prosecutor in the Monroe County state attorney’s office.Ward, who promoted Madruga to chief assistant state attorney during his 2008-12 term, said Thursday: “Manny was a very good prosecutor. I am saddened by his passing.”The day before, however, Ward said he decided to sack Madruga because he feels prosecutors serving under Vogel did not receive proper “support, leadership and training” and Madruga, as chief assistant state attorney, should have mentored his subordinates more.“It’s confirmed. He’s not going to be there Jan. 3 when I take office,” Ward had said Wednesday.Ward also indi...

Leo H. Birkholm - Cookeville Herald Citizen

Monday, August 01, 2016

Baxter; three sons and spouses, Merton and Dani Haack of Buffalo Valley, Michael and Ann Haack of Big Pine Key, Fla., and Mark Haack of Baxter; five grandchildren, Haley and Teddy Knowles of Key West, Fla., Kelley and Rush Multz of Key West, Fla., Christopher Haack of Big Pine Key, Fla., Kara and Steve Cunningham of Alabama and Kimberly and Justin Adams of Dickson, Tenn.; mother of Haley and Kelly Haack, Karen (Leapold) Haack; a sister, Astrid Morgan of Wyoming; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Birkholm of Askov, Minn., and Betty Birkholm of Waconia, Minn.; and his best friend, Rocky.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Earling, Roy and Gilbert.Pastor Buddy Reed will officiate at the services.Please visit www.crestlawnmemorial.com and sign the online guest register and send a message to the family.Crest Lawn Funeral Home-Cremation Center in Cookeville is in charge of arrangements, (931) 526-6384.

Times outdoors editor Terry Tomalin dies after heart attack - Tampabay.com

Monday, June 06, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG — He once lived with witch doctors in the wilds of Amazonia. He sailed to Cuba and swam around Key West.Related News/ArchiveTerry Tomalin, the Tampa Bay Times' larger-than-life outdoors editor, traveled Florida and the world to take readers on extraordinary adventures. He died Thursday after suffering a heart attack. He was 55.Mr. Tomalin had been at the North Shore Aquatic Center in St. Petersburg with his 14-year-old son Kai; the two were taking a life guarding test together. He collapsed and never regained consciousness, his family said."We are devastated," said his wife, St. Petersburg Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin. "He loved us. He loved his family so much, and we loved him."Mr. Tomalin was a well known outdoorsman across the state. Boat captains respected him, both for his fearlessness and generous spirit. He had an Encyclopedic knowledge of all things Florida."He joked that he could get through life without ever putting on a pair of long pants," former deputy managing editor for Sports Jack Sheppard recalled. "He smelled like he got up at 4 a.m. and went fishing before work...