Obituaries

  • Isobel ‘Sandy’ Soukup August 15, 1935 ~ September 05, 2021

    Isobel (Sandy) Soukup wife of the late Robert C. Soukup passed away on September 5th, 2021. Sandy was born August 15th, 1935 in Pittsfield, Ma. to the late Clayton and May Williams of Lebanon Springs, NY. She graduated from New Lebanon Central High School in 1953 and Berkshire Business College. She worked for General Electric […]

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  • John Urban Servos January 12, 1945 ~ September 01, 2021

    John Urban Servos, age 76, passed away September 1, 2021 at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital. He was born January 12, 1945 in Washington, DC to the late Joseph and Hermina Servos. Mr. Servos was a veteran of the United States Navy. John was a Service Technician with AT&T for over 35 years.  He was […]

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  • William Hamilton Kemper December 26, 1942 ~ August 23, 2021

    William Hamilton Kemper, age 78, passed away August 23, 2021 at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital. He was born December 26, 1942 in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania to the late Ernest and Edna Kemper. Mr. Kemper was predeceased by his beloved wife, Tonia Kemper. A Celebration of Mr. Kemper’s life will take place on September 15 […]

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  • Larry S. Smetzer July 06, 1946 ~ September 03, 2021

    America said goodbye to one of its longtime protectors last week. Larry S. Smetzer, a resident of Sebastian, Florida, since 1987, and Vietnam War veteran, passed away on September 3, 2021, following a brief illness. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. Larry served the law enforcement community for 43 years, retiring […]

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  • Mark R. Smith December 13, 1958 ~ September 06, 2021

    Mark R. Smith, age 62, passed away September 6, 2021 at his home in Sebastian, Florida. He was born December 13, 1958 in Vero Beach, Florida to the late Dean and Ruby Smith. He was a carpenter with S.R. Smith & Sons of Vero Beach for many years. Survivors include his daughter, Shannon Richard; grandchildren, […]

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  • John Van Etten Hardy October 26, 1915 ~ August 28, 2021

    John V.E. Hardy passed away on August 28, 2021 in Vero Beach, Florida of the Coronavirus. He was 105 years old and approaching his 106th birthday on October 26. It was not to be. John was born in 1915 in New York City, the second of four children to Toney A. Hardy and Mabel Wisner […]

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  • Michelle JoLyn Bailey Briggs July 09, 1963 ~ August 30, 2021

    Michelle JoLyn Bailey Briggs of Vero Beach, FL, passed unexpectedly August 30th 2021 after a brief battle with Covid-19. Michelle was born July 9th 1961 to Lynn and William Bailey, in Warren PA. Michelle graduated Eisenhower High in 1981. She went on to marry her beloved husband, Troy A Briggs, who served with the U.S […]

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  • Susan Lee Ellis-Peters February 21, 1952 ~ August 27, 2021

    Susan Lee Ellis-Peters, age 69, passed away August 27, 2021 at her home in Vero Beach. She was born February 21, 1952 in Providence, Rhode Island to the late Dr. Richard Lee Peters and Audrey S. Peters. She attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Susan was a former member of Bach Festival Choir and […]

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  • Jean Marie Chaffee February 11, 1934 ~ August 31, 2021

    Jean Marie Chaffee, 87, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away on August 31, 2021. Jean was born on February 11, 1934, to Floyd and Florence Perry in Chateaugay, New York. After graduating from Chateaugay High School, she landed her first job as a cashier at Market Place in Ithaca New York where she met her […]

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  • Elaine F. Wolford November 08, 1925 ~ August 17, 2021

    Elaine Florence Wolford, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away August 17, 2021.  She was 95. A direct descendant of William Brewster, the spiritual leader of H.M.S. Mayflower and The Mayflower Colony, a popular secondary school English and drama teacher for forty years, and the recipient of many educational awards and accolades, she was born Elaine […]

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