Obituaries

  • Otis ‘Pete’ Sloan February 04, 1937 ~ February 03, 2023

    Otis Preston “Pete” Sloan, age 85, passed away February 3, 2023 at his home in Vero Beach. Pete was born February 4, 1937 in Melbourne, Florida to the late Otis and Beryl Sloan. He served in the United States Air Force and attended Miami University. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and had an […]

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  •  Janis E. Hillcoat December 07, 1926 ~ January 14, 2023

    Janis E. Hillcoat, 96 years of age, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2023 at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach, Fl. She was born in Spirit Lake, Iowa and resided in Joliet, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; and Stuart, Florida; before settling in Vero Beach. Janis’ artistic ability shined through her work with […]

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  • Carole Ann Wenger January 13, 1935 ~ January 24, 2023

    Carole Ann Wenger, age 88, peacefully passed away January 24, 2023, at her home in Vero Beach with her three daughters by her side. She was born January 13, 1935, in Elizabeth, New Jersey to the late Arthur and Helen Springer. She grew up and raised her family in Keansburg, New Jersey and lived in Hazlet, […]

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  • Kenneth Buxton Harper May 13, 1940 ~ January 23, 2023

    Kenneth Buxton Harper of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away on January 23, 2023 with serenity and the knowledge that he was greatly loved. He was 82. Ken is survived by his children Dana Harper Turk (Peter), Andrew Harper (Rossana) and Tracey Benton; his grandchildren Alex Harper, Anna Turk, Owen Turk, George Harper, Charlie Harper along […]

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  • Franklin Thomas Perkins July 14, 1942 ~ January 17, 2023

    Franklin Thomas Perkins, 80, passed away on January 17, 2023, from complications arising from Parkinson’s Disease. Frank was born in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, but was a resident of Vero Beach, Florida, for more than forty years. He was predeceased by his wife, JoAnn Perkins (1947-2004) and is survived by his two children Franklin Perkins […]

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  • Diana A. Jaggers April 28, 1944 ~ January 21, 2023

    Diana Anderson Jaggers passed away January 21, 2023, at 7:13 a.m. at Solaris Senior Living under combined care with Hospice, after a long battle with dementia. Diana was a native of Vero Beach, born on April 28, 1944, the youngest of 12 children.  She graduated from Vero Beach High School in 1962 and worked as […]

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  • Dr. Stephen Joseph Faherty Sr. January 07, 1940 ~ January 17, 2023

    Dr. Stephen J. Faherty, Sr. died on January 17, 2023 after a multi-year battle with Interstitial Lung Disease. He was born and raised in St. Louis, MO, where he graduated in 1962 from St. Louis University (BS-biology/chemistry) and attended a year of law school. He moved to Washington D.C. in 1963 and joined the US […]

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  • Olske Van Zonneveld Forbes September 21, 1946 ~ January 11, 2023

    Long-time Vero Beach resident, Olske Van Zonneveld Forbes, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2023, at age 76 with her two children by her side, of complications related to Parkinson’s disease. Olske was born in Sassenheim, Netherlands, on September 21, 1946, to Cory and Bill Van Zonneveld.  The family immigrated to the United States in […]

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  • Pamela G. Phelps August 12, 1953 ~ January 15, 2023

    Pamela Gail Phelps was born on August 12, 1953, in Vero Beach, Florida to Wilford & Carole Phelps.  Pam passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023, after a brave battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was preceded in death by her adoring parents and her loving brother, Edward Phelps.  She is survived by her daughter Kara […]

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  • David Henderson Bankston March 29, 1950 ~ January 13, 2023

    David Henderson Bankston, 72, of Vero Beach, Florida died peacefully at his home on January 13, 2023 after a brief but valiant battle with brain cancer. David was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend and touched the lives of everyone he met. David was born to the late Henderson and Dorothy Bankston on March […]

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