Obituaries July 12, 2012
July 12, 2012
Joan M.Weiss, 79, of Sun City Center, passed away suddenly on Monday, July 2, 2012. Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond as well as her parents, Joseph F. and Rozanna Liska. She is survived by her brother, Joseph J. Liska of Pittsburgh, PA; also a nephew, Joseph M. Liska of Hawaii; two nieces, Susan Coleman and Janice Walker of Pittsburgh; great-nephews; a great-niece; and many loving family members and friends. Joan was born in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Sun City Center 21 years ago. She was active in Eastern Star, Shriners, Caloosa Country Club, The “Purple Butterflies” Red Hats and a avid card and bridge player. A memorial service was held on July 10 at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of SCC. A reception at Creason Hall, on the church grounds, followed the services. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a Shriners Children’s Hospital or contributions in Joan’s memory to a charity of your choice.
Anne Maracissa Cooley
Anne Maracissa Cooley, 83, of Bass Ridge Dr, Blairsville, Georgia passed away Friday, July 6, 2012 at Union General Hospital following an extended illness. She was born Feb. 28, 1929 in Floral City, FL to the late Basil and Bessie Sweatt. Anne moved to Blairsville 20 years ago from Ruskin, FL and Augusta, GA. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Girl Scouts. Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn M. Cooley in 1989. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Union County.
Survivors include daughter, Glenda C. Taylor; and her husband, Bob Taylor, son, Gene Cooley and friend Nichole Attaway; brother, Dr. Basil Owen Sweatt, SR of Hammond, LA; grandchildren, Ashley Taylor and friend Brandon Collins, Colton Cooley and Troy Cooley; special nieces, Carolyn Henderson, Roynelle Simmonds, Judy Pruvis, Arnelle Adcock, Carol Monnier and Katheryn Sweatt, special nephews, Dr. B. Owen Sweatt; JR, and Van Sweatt.
Funeral services were held Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist of Union County with Rev. Bob Biberstine officiating. Music was by Jeff Bauman and Keith Defoor. Pallbearers were Ed Combs, Bud Davis, Billy Eckstein, SR, Charlie Gluodenis, Carl Neuhaus and Paul Pierson. Interment and graveside services will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 11 am from the Ruskin Cemetery in Ruskin, FL. The family will receive friends at the church Sunday from 2 until 3 p.m.
Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences to the family on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com