Obituaries December 22, 2011
December 22, 2011
John F. “Jack” Kennedy Sr.
John F. “Jack” Kennedy, 66, of Valencia Lakes in Wimauma, Florida, passed away Monday, December 12, 2011 from complications from his brave battle with esophageal cancer, surrounded by his loving wife and children in the hospital. He was born in Toledo, Ohio and lived in Ft. Lauderdale and Wellington, Florida, Marietta, Georgia and most recently Wimauma, Florida where he resided for the last four years.
Jack graduated from Central Catholic High School in Toledo and the University of Toledo where he majored in Business Administration. He had a very successful sales career, first with U. S. Gypsum Company where he won numerous contests that took him and his wife around the world. He was then promoted to District Manger in Atlanta, Georgia. After 18 years with them, he then started his own sales company, J. F. Kennedy & Associates. At first he sold construction materials, but in the last 9 years his concentration was the insurance industry.
He proudly served our country for six years in the Air Force Reserves. He was a member of the University of Toledo and Michigan State Alumni, Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Riverview Chamber of Commerce, South Shore Business Association, the Sun City Chamber of Commerce, and numerous networking groups. Jack was an avid Notre Dame and Atlanta Braves fan. He was a proud FAU and UCF Alumni father.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Joyce E., his daughter, Jacqueline A. Kennedy-Garretson and son-in-law Brad M. Garretson who were married on 10-10-10, his son, John F. Kennedy, Jr. and fiancée Jaclyn L. Pereira, his mother-in-law, Grace H. Mantel, his sisters, Jeanne Todak, Kathleen Kennedy, Pat Czerniakowski, and Sister Mary Sue Kennedy, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Ethel Kennedy, and his father-in-law, Gerald Mantel.
The family received friends Thursday, December 15, 2011 at Zipperer’s Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held on Friday, December 16, 2011 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center.
Victor F. Olyarnyk
Victor F. Olyarnyk, 83, of Sun City Center, Fla passed away December 16, 2011. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from Ford Motor Company as a design engineer after 37 years of service. He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Caloosa Country Club. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Pauline; three daughters, Vicki (John) Kosin, Peggy (Al Dimercurio) Raymond and Mary (Michael) Kozlowski; a brother, Edward (Virginia) Olyarnyk; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral Mass was Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 702 Valley Forge Boulevard, Sun City Center, Fla. Burial with Military Honors was at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota, Fla.
Arrangements were by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, Fla.
Neil V. Potter, 65, of Apollo Beach, FL went to be home with the Lord on Dec. 12, 2011. Neil was born on Aug. 26, 1946 in Nashua, NH. He lived in Litchfield and Hollis, NH. He graduated from Hollis High School in 1964. He served in the army from 1966 until 1969. After leaving the army he went to work at Blue Cross Blue Shield of NH. He attended Franklin Pierce College, where he received a BA in business. Neil retired in 1994 from Blue Cross Blue Shield of NH after 25 years of service. While employed there he met his loving wife of 29 years, Catherine and they lived in Boscawen, NH. Shortly after retirement they moved to Apollo Beach, FL where they have resided for the past 10 years. Neil was an active member of the Apollo Beach Community Church. Neil and Cathy loved the outdoors where they spent countless hours hunting, fishing, kayaking and camping with his brothers, their wives, family and friends.
He leaves Catherine Marie Chronis Potter, his devoted wife; three brothers and their wives Floyd and Barbara Potter of Apollo Beach, FL; Robert and Jane Potter of Apollo Beach, FL and Richard and Holly Potter of Dunedin, FL; sister-in- law Margaret Chronis Beauchesne and husband, Al; brother-in-law, Mark Chronis and his wife, Lisa all of Pembroke, NH, numerous nieces and nephews and countless friends.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 at 2PM at the Bell Shoals/Apollo Beach Church located on the corner of Apollo Beach Blvd. and Gulf and Sea Blvd. All family and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Burial will be at the NH Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH in June 2012.
Charlotte Moran Ulrich
12/6/1932 - 12/11/2011
Charlotte Moran Ulrich, 79, of Sun City Center passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2011 after a long battle with cancer.
Charlotte was born on December 6, 1932 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Edith and Bruce Moran. She was raised in Atlanta and attended the University of Georgia, graduating in 1953 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences. She later went on to get her Masters Degree in Social Sciences at Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis and worked at the Wynona Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis, IN as a Social Worker for many years.
Charlotte was an active member of the LDS Church and held several teaching positions within the church over the years. Her great strength was guiding others; making each person stronger. Charlotte was kind, compassionate, considerate and an inspiration to all who knew her.
Charlotte deeply loved her family. She was a devoted wife and a caring mother. She had an inner strength which was reflected in all that she did - and which she passed on to her children.
Charlotte was cherished by all who knew her and will be so greatly missed.
Charlotte is survived by her loving husband, John M. Ulrich and her five children, Shauna Pajak (Ken) of Eagle River, AK; Dixon M Rich (Victoria) of Coppell, TX; Sheryl Reagan (Bill) of Lincoln, CA; Robin Bellefuil (Dave) of Zionsville, IN and Kim Rupert (Ron) of Clermont, FL, as well as 12 grandchildren.
Services were held on Friday, December 15 at the LDS Church in Ruskin, FL. Charlotte will be interred at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell FL.