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May 17, 2012

Georgia B. Wade
Georgia B. Wade, 94, passed away Friday morning, May 4, 2012.  She was born November 3, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois. She received her Bachelor and Masters degree at Northwestern University in Education and taught for 35 years in the state of Illinois. She was active in the Kappa Delta Sorority.  She enjoyed retirement at Sun City, Florida for over 20 years indulging in her favorite activities of dance, water ballet, and golf.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Margery Moore and Hugo Edward Anheiser and her husband of 49 years, Jean Davis Wade.

Georgia is survived by her 2 daughters, Georgia Roth (husband Robert) of Bend, Oregon and Margery Wightman of Buda, Texas; her 4 grandchildren Robert Roth, Timothy Roth, Heather Wineinger and Diana Ferguson; and 5 great grandchildren Hayden, Mae, Henry, Owen Roth and Kale Wineinger. 

Arthur Clayton Conard
Arthur Clayton Conard “Pete,” 93, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at his home with his wife of 72 years, Louise G. Conard, by his side. Pete was born on February 7, 1919 in Indiana and is survived by his sisters: Betty Anita, Mildred Maxine and Marjorie Dean; his son, daughter and their spouses - Larry and  Phyills Conard and Larry  and Jearleen Coney; six grandchildren – Jeffrey Conard, Nadine Hopper, Todd Conard, Randy Conard, Royalee Kirby and James Conard and 18 great-grandchildren. Viewing and service was held at 11 a.m.  May 16, 2012 at Sun City Christian Center Wimauma.

Barbara JoAnn Marriott
September 3,1942 ---May 10,2012
Barbara graduated cosmetology school in Kansas City, and worked in that field in the Missouri. area for 45 years.She moved to Florida in 2005 and worked for Sweetbay Supermarkets before becoming ill. She spent life enjoying family, friends, flowers, fishing and the outdoors. She also cherished her customers. She is survived by three children: daughter, Tracy Lynn, Jefferson City, Mo.; son, Robert Berkstresser and wife Shawndel , Riverview Fl. and son, Ralph Berkstresser and wife Lisa, Waukegan, IL.; plus many grandchildren and great grandchildren It was her request that all be thanked for the outpouring of love and support that was shown to her during her illness. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Zipperers Funeral Home of Ruskin, Fl. Special Thanks to LifePath Hospice,  Sun City Center Hospice House for their care and support.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Westminister Presbyterian Church of Versailles, 208 North Fisher, Versailles, Mo. 65084.

Lois Riley Huffman
Lois Riley Huffman, 72, of Sun City Center, FL, passed away peacefully April 22, 2012 at LifePath Hospice, surrounded by her family. Daughter of John and Elva (Kirk) Riley of Chambersburg, IL, Lois was an avid bicyclist, naturalist and lifelong learner. She lived in the Joliet area for many years and was active with the Joliet Bicycle Club, the I&M Canal Corridor, and many other organizations. She is survived by her husband, Jerald Huffman; daughters, Kelly and LaRae Huffman; numerous nieces, nephews, two great-great nephews and one great-great-niece. Celebration of life was held Saturday, May 5 at 1 p.m. at the Sandpiper Grille in Sun City Center.

Cristy Jean Dail Brock
January 25,1971 - May 8, 2012
A celebration of life will be held from 4-10 p.m. on May 19 at the Elks lodge Ruskin, Fl.

Roland J. Duval
Roland J. Duval, better known as “Duke,” passed away at the LifePath Hospice House in Sun City Center, Florida on Wednesday, May 2, 2012.

Born in Cohoes, N.Y. Duke graduated from LaSalle Institute in 1939 and went to work for Albany Felt Company (now Albany International).  He took a leave of absence to join the Army Air Corps in 1942 and served with “The Flying Tigers” serving in the China, Burma, India (CBI) Theater during WWII.  Duke returned to Albany International in 1945 and worked in Cowansville, Quebec, and Albany, N.Y. for a total of 52 years.

Duke was active in TAPPI (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry), PIMA (Paper Industry Management Association), as well as CPPA (the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association).  Duke received many awards from PIMA and Albany International for his dedicated service.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife of 45 years, Jacqueline; and four sons, Frank (Jeannine) of Ohio, Robert (Liza) of Rhode Island, John of South Carolina, Daniel (Jennifer) of Georgia, and one daughter, Dianne (Joe) Mesec of New York; 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; as well as many dear friends.

Duke was predeceased by his parents, Leo and Florence (Durocher) Duval and brother, Raymond.

Funeral services will take place at Saint James Episcopal Church, Lake George with internment at Saratoga National Cemetery, Saratoga, NY; service times will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Saint James Episcopal Church 172 Ottawa Street Lake George, NY 12845 or to LifePath Hospice 12973 Telecom Parkway Ste 100 Temple Terrace, FL 33637

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