Obituaries

Obituaries publ. April 12, 2019

Kaiser Sharon Ruth, age 65, of Spring Hill, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Sharon is survived by her husband, Donald; son, Norman; and 1 granddaughter.  Src; Merritt

McGraw Barbara Mae, age 79, of Brooksville, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. She is survived by her husband Robert; daughters E. J. (Tim), Bobette (Mike), Robin (Jack), Rhonda (Shawn), and 4 grandchildren.  Src; Merritt

Hunter Christopher Michael, age 14, of Spring Hill, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.  He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bea and J.W. Flannery.  He is survived by his parents, Pamela and Michael; one brother, Matthew; and paternal grandparents, Sue and Warren Hunter.  Src; Merritt

Garter Irene, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.  Src; Turner

Ryan Christopher Schlecht, 39 of Spring Hill, passed away unexpectedly on April 2, 2019. He is survived by his mother, Cindy Shadoan; son, Logan Schlecht-Brown; and his daughter, Kaylee Schlecht. Also surviving are his brothers, Randy (Rebecca) Schlecht, Russell (Amanda) Schlecht and Dougie (Nicole) Shadoan; his sisters, April (Lance) Gibson, Tara Shadoan and Christina Sanchez; his niece, Kayleigh Waters; “adopted dad”, Terry (Nikki) Kilburn, his “adopted brother”, Andrew (Meghan) Kilburn and his beloved cat, Oliver Schlecht and other family and friends too numerous to mention. Src; DeMarco

Cloman Doris C., age 87, of Brooksville, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. She is survived by her husband, James; son, William; daughters, Susan, JoAnn; stepchildren, James, Doris; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Src; Merritt

Phillips Dorothy Ann, age 81 of Brooksville, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019. She is survived by her husband Ronald; children, David (Teal); Toni; Julie; Janey; Melinda (Mike); Garth (Emma); Judy; 23 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.  Src; Brewer

Hinkle Rex Alan, age 63 of Spring Hill, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Rex was a United States Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Mary.  Src; Downing

Redding Lona B., age 99 of Spring Hill, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse W. Redding, son, Ronnie Weeks and step-daughter, Virginia McCullers.  Lona is survived by sons:  Wayne and James; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.  Src; Merritt

Ponton Celia K., passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019.  Src; Turner

Michael “Sonny” Nemchik, 84 of Spring Hill, passed away April 6, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of over 55 years, Sally; son and daughter-in-law, Mickey and Patricia Nemchik; daughters and sons-in-law, Maria and Mark Blouin and Valerie and Daniel Martinez. Also surviving are his beloved grandchildren... He was an honorably discharged veteran of both the US Navy and Air Force. Src; DeMarco

Charles (Chuck) Fekete

Charles (Chuck) Fekete

Charles (Chuck) Fekete, born March 24, 1933 in Gary, Ind. passed away peacefully March 9th with his wife, Barbara of 35 years, by his side. After high school Chuck spent almost 11 years in the Air Force then applying outside the military he began his 25 year career as cameraman/photographer at NBC local news then to NBC Nightly News working with Tim Brokaw, Tim Russert, Andrea Mitchell, The Big Guns, they were called. Chuck traveled all over the world covering each President and major news events in those 25 years, winning many awards, including 3 News Emmy’s, but you would never know that, he never liked bragging so his wife bragged for him.  After 25 years of traveling, hours standing in the elements to get the right picture or film for the story..which all news cameramen can relate, he retired to Spring Hill, Fl. with his wife Barbara. Chuck loved fishing, reading or just working around his home, a perfect wonderful life.   

Chuck is survived by his wife Barbara, his children, Dan, Tim, Tom as well as 6 grandchildren, Daniel, Charlie, Cody, Frankie, Lafonzo and Kaylee. He also leaves behind his brothers Bud, Don and sister Sharon.

He was sweet, kind, generous, and loving. He will be so missed.

Thank you Chuck Fekete, my loving husband for being the best part of my life for 35 years.  I will always miss you and love you with all my heart.  May you find comfort in the afterlife and know that one day I will be with you again.....  there will be no service at this time.
 

Obituaries publ. March 8, 2019

Ruby McCray Mason
April 6, 1948 - February 16, 2019; Laid to rest at Brooksville Cemetery; Cason

Donna Marie Rice
Sept 16, 1943 - Feb 19, 2019
She leaves to cherish her memories, children: Lisa Greene, Debra Forand, Brenda Hunt and Maureen Waugaman; grandchildren, Lindsay Batista, Patrick Waugaman, Crystal Bagwell, Joseph Forand, Anthony Waugaman, Zachary Rice, Quinn Mallory Hunt and Christopher Raffield; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Alford Lacortiglia and Jim Lacortiglia; sister, Hazel Summit.;Cason

Grady Terrence Hunt, 
June 12, 1955 - Feb 21, 2019
A father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and brother, is survived by his daughters, Tyeesha Hunt, Januery Lewis son in law Tyrone Martin, Deanna Hunt-Parson and son in-law Carl , his son, Terrence Lamar Hunt, 10 grandchildren and 1 great grand, his nephews Michael and Reginald Hunt, his brother, Daniel and sister Carol. He was preceded in death by his brother Reginald and his parents and by many who knew and loved him.; Cason

Schmitt Alice M., age 68, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. She is survived by her son, Carl; and 2 grandchildren.  Src; Brewer

Taylor William “Zack” Zackery Sr., age 65, of Brooksville, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.  He is survived by his children, William Jr., Andrew, Marcus(Lacy), Gary (Clista), Michele (Jason) and Chyna and many grandchildren.  Src; Merritt

Kroeger Barbara Ann, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.  Src; Turner

Lee Gloria A., passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.  Src; Turner

Zanios Jim Chris, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.  Src Turner

Susanne E. Sinkovits  age 83 of Spring Hill, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019. She is survived by daughter, Angelika (Jeremiah); sons, Friedrich (Judy), Franz (Carol) and Anton (Lucy); 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Src; Downing

Zoretic Thomas “Tom” Joseph Jr., age 83, of Brooksville, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.  He was a United States Army veteran. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Karen Lee Zoretic and son, Todd James Zoretic.  He is survived by his wife, Karen; children, David (Jeannette), Thomas (Lauren), Sharon (James), Jennifer; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Src; Merritt

Fracalossi Donna L., passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019.  Src; Turner

Rifino Nanette Rose, age 82 of Spring Hill, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019. She is survived by her husband, Angelo; sons, Ricardo (Carmela), Angelo Jr. (Teresa) and Salvatore; daughter, Nancy; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Src; Downing

Spires Florence Diane, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019.  Src; Turner

Hoover Retter G., passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019.  Src; Turner