Former longtime Spring Hill resident Ethel Wright Gorman passed away peacefully from natural causes on December 23, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. She was born September 15, 1920 to Charles Howard Wright and Beatrice Elizabeth Mekeel Wright in Noxen, Pennsylvania. Ethel grew up near Harvey’s Lake, PA and graduated as a registered nurse from Wilkes-Barre General Hospital (PA). In 1942, Ethel was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps (now the U.S. Air Force). During World War II Ethel served as a flight evacuation nurse ferrying severely wounded soldiers to military hospitals throughout the country.
In November 1945 she married UASF Captain G. Ansel Gorman at Maxwell Field in Montgomery, AL. They were married for 60 years. Ethel and Ansel moved to Spring Hill in 1980 where she served as a Presbyterian elder, docent at the Hernando County Historical Society’s May Springer House, and charter member of the Hernando Beach Yacht Club.
She is survived by her two daughters, Patricia Gorman Canute of Herndon, VA and Virginia Gorman Turley of Falls Church, VA; 2 grandchildren, Erin Gorman Turley Hermann of Charlottesville, VA and Connor James Turley of Falls Church, VA; and, 8 nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held in Lansdowne, VA in the spring followed by inurnment with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
ISABEL Q. SARMIENTO TRANER CARR
Isabel Q. Sarmiento Traner Carr left this earthly plane on Tuesday, January 9 after a brief illness. Isabel was born in Kansas City, June 23, 1924, moving to Memphis, TN in 1974, then Brooksville, FL in 2007. Interment in Memphis, TN. Full obituary available at
91 of Brooksville, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mae and daughter, Virginia Kirkland. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law: Kenneth E. (Brenda); daughters: Patricia, and Cathy; 8 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Src; Merritt
Belkola Gordon W., age 80 passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Gordon is survived by his wife Ilean, sons Randall, Mark and David, daughter Kristina, 10 grandchildren and, 4 great grandchildren. Src; Downing
Cauchon Mary T., age 92 passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. She is survived by her husband Ernest, daughters Sheila and Janice, and 4 grandchildren.Src; Downing
Warden Richard P., age 87 of Brooksville passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Josephine Warden, 4 children, Rick (Tori), Jeff (Donna), Gary (Brenda), and Sandy (Robert), 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Src; Brewer
Heisler Richard, age 71, of Spring Hill Passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Richard is predeceased by his parents; Oscar and Alice Heisler. He is survived by his wife; Joann Heisler, son; Zack(Charity), step-daughter; Patricia Miller, and 1 grandchild. Src; Brewer
Richards, Louanna L., age 79, of Brooksville, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. She is survived by her husband: Donald; sons: Donald and Dale Richards, 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Src; Merritt
Wellman Carl Edward, Jr., age 88, of Spring Hill, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Carl is survived by his wife Irene; son and daughter-in-law: Mark (Tami); daughters and sons-in-law: Patricia (Richard); Cheryl (Edward); 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 11:00am, Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Deerfield Estates Clubhouse, 15471 Atwater Drive, Brooksville, FL 34604.Src; Merritt
Cone Dorothy Louise, age 87 of Brooksville passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. She is predeceased by her husband, Harold “Roy” Cone. She is survived by her sons, Gary and Greg Cone; and 1 granddaughter. Src; Brewer
Booth Gregory John, age 60, of Spring Hill, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018.
He is survived by his wife, Doreen; daughter, Shannon; and 2 grandchildren. Src; Brewer
Barsotti Victor P., age 87, of Brooksville, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Victor is survived by his wife Michele; his children and their spouses: Lawrence (Kathy); Laraine (Dennis); Dianne (Lou); Madelon; Victor II (Barbara); 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Src; Merritt
Longo Barbara Louise, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. Src; Turner
Ferrante Annette B., passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. Src; Turner