Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Elizabeth Margaret Parker

Elizabeth Margaret Parker, age 82 of Winter Garden, Florida, passed away on Monday, November 14th, at her home. Elizabeth was born in San Antonio, FL the daughter of the late Mamie (Whiting) and John Burger, one of seven siblings. She was employed as a keyboard operator at Martin Marietta now known as Lockheed Martin. Elizabeth is predeceased by husband Harold Jeff Parker who she was married to for over 50 years and her daughter Deborah Sweat. She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Suzanne Morris of Winter Garden; Cheryl Parker of Arlington, Virginia; grandchildren Jessica, Ashley, Meghan, Michael and 5 great-grandchildren. The family will be receiving friends from 10:30 - 11:00a on Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at Dobbs Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00a with Father Moacir Balen officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Michael David Parsons, II

Michael David Parsons II, age 30 of Deland, Florida passed away on Sunday, November 13th, 2011. Michael was a lifelong Floridian, born in Orlando Florida the son of Michael D. and Deborah (Plummer) Parsons, Sr. He was employed in Construction. He leaves to cherish his memory, parents Michael and Deborah Parsons of Deland; two daughters Mikayla Faye Parsons of Deltona; Natalia Jasmine Parsons of Tampa; three sons Micah Leo Parsons of Deltona, Coleman Michael Parsons of Winter Park and Michael David Parsons, III of Deltona; two sisters Alisa Crownover of Altamonte Springs, Marissa Jones of Deland; and many sorrowing relatives and friends. Public visitation will be held on Friday, November 18th, 2011 from 12:00p until 2:00 pm, followed by the funeral service at 2:00p with Pastor Paul Williams from Orlando Worship Center officiating.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Esther Julia Federico

Esther Julia Federico age 86 of Orlando, passed away on Sunday, November 6th, 2011. Esther was born in Providence, Rhode Island the daughter of the late Flora (Salzillo) and Thomas Petteruti. She was a homemaker and member of Holy Family Catholic Church of Orlando. She leaves to cherish her memory husband Eleuterio Federico; son Thomas Federico; daughter Juliane Byrd; 3 nieces; 1 nephew and 7 grandchildren. The family will be receiving friends on Sunday, November 13th, 2011 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Dobbs Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church on Monday, November 13th, 2011 at 10;00 am, followed by Interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Ann Marie Keidser

Ann Marie Keidser age 50 passed away on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 in Orlando. Ann was born in Pomona, California the daughter of William and Patricia (Nolder) Millard. She was the owner of a commercial pool maintenance company and a member of the Orange County Canine Association. Ann leaves to cherish her memory parents William and Patricia Millard of Grand Cayman; husband Curtis Keidser of Orlando; stepson Maxwell Wichman of Orlando; sons Zachary and Jaxson Keidser both of Orlando; sisters Elizabeth (Mike) Judith and Barbara (Paul) Logan both of Orlando. Funeral services are pending.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Thomas Peter Sharkey

Thomas Peter Sharkey, age 54 of Apopka, Florida, passed away on Monday, October 31st, 2011. Thomas was born in Dayton, Ohio the son of Emily (Jones) and the late Thomas Palmer Sharkey. He was employed as Chief Photojournalist at WWSB-TV Channel 7 in Sarasota, and Photographer/Sports Photographer at WFTV Channel 9 in Orlando. He received the 2007 NPPA Region 6 Photojournalist of the year award and over 30 other national and regional awards including 8 Emmy awards. Thomas leaves to cherish his memory, mother Emily Sharkey of Dayton, Ohio; wife Vicki (Bienkowski) Sharkey of Apopka; three daughters, Erin (Matt) Fisher of Havlock, North Carolina; Rebecca Smith of Orlando; Jennifer Sharkey of Apopka; sister Barbara (Bob) Shook of Ohio; and grandson Brayden Fisher of Havlock, North Carolina. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, November 6th, 2011 at Dobbs Funeral Home with Pastor Thomas Hensley, officiating.

Alfred Wayne Driesback

Alfred Wayne Driesback, age 90 of Orlando, passed away Friday October 28th, 2011. Mr. Driesback was born in Lynn, Massachusetts the son of the late Helen Gertrude (McNabb) and Jay Wayne Driesback. He was a retired veteran serving in the United Army and Air Force. Mr. Driesback leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Helen Gonet of Oviedo, Linda Coffman of England; two sons Alfred W. Driesback, Jr. , of Lynn Massachusetts, Michael Driesback of Amesbury, Massachusetts; two sisters, Helen Driesback of Salem, Massachusetts, Ann LeBlanc of Peabody, Massachusetts; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. The family will be receiving friends from 9;30 - 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011. The funeral service will follow visitation at 10:30 a.m. with interment at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida at 1:30 pm with full military honors.

Teresa Dawn Wisehart

Teresa Dawn Wisehart, age 56 of Gotha, Florida passed away on Monday, October 31st, 2011. Teresa was born in Muncie, Indiana the daughter of William and Anna (Keith) Golliher. She moved to Central Florida in 1987 and was employed as a computer analyst in a construction company. Teresa leaves to cherish her memory, mother Anna Golliher of Ocoee; husband Ric Wisehart of Gotha and sister Sally Golliher of Ocoee. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be sent to St. Jude's Children Research