JAN. 28, 1924 -- APRIL 30, 2005
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Cecelia M. Coleman, 81, of Adams Street, a middle school math teacher in Plant City and Lakeland before her retirement, died Saturday at home.
A native of Tampa, Mrs. Coleman moved here this year from Titusville. She graduated from the former Florida State College for Women in Tallahassee, now known as Florida State University, and later worked at the College of Business in Sarasota. She was a member of Christ Community Presbyterian Church and active in the Christian Women's Club and the Delta Zeta Sorority, all of Titusville. Mrs. Coleman was a volunteer AARP tax preparer and enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Survivors include a son, Jeff, Ocala; three daughters, Carol Fuquay, New Smyrna Beach, Trish Davis, Mims, and Cathy Royal, Lutz; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia - Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Baldwin Brothers is in charge.
OCT. 5, 1948 -- APRIL 26, 2005
SOUTH DAYTONA -- Michael A. DuBois, 56, of Magnolia Avenue, who worked the past two years as a sales representative in Ormond Beach, died April 26 at home.
Mr. DuBois was born in Woonsocket, R.I., and moved here from Rhode Island in 1991.
Survivors include his wife of six years, Ruth; a daughter, Rhonda McBride, Tennessee; two brothers, Arthur and Albert, both of Massachusetts; four sisters, Michele Vallor, Edgewater, Sandra Hartnett and Patricia Degre, both of Rhode Island, and Mary Gardner, Massachusetts; and a granddaughter. Volusia County Cremation, Daytona Beach, is in charge.
MARCH 25, 1906 -- MAY 1, 2005
DELTONA -- Matilde Estrella, 99, of Newmark Drive, a former teacher in the Dominican Republic, died Sunday at home.
Ms. Estrella was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to this area in 1992 from Puerto Rico. She was a member of the Spanish Seventh-day Adventist Church. She enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include a son, Ramon Cabral, Deltona; three daughters, Esther Cabral and Virtudes Irsula, both of Deltona, and Matilde Gomez, Dominican Republic; a sister, Mercedes Estrella, Dominican Republic; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Deltona Memorial, Orange City, is in charge.
NOV. 8, 1932 -- MAY 1, 2005
PORT ORANGE -- Nancy Ann Fox, 72, of Bay in the Woods, a retired bookkeeper for Daytona International Speedway, died Sunday at Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach.
Mrs. Fox was born in Morgantown, W.Va., and moved to this area in 1990 from Storrs, Conn. She was a member of Port Orange Presbyterian Church, past president of the First Methodist Church Women's Club, and secretarytreasurer for the Colony In The Wood Bowling League.
Survivors include her husband of 18 years, David; a son, Carmen McKinney, Fort Myers; three daughters, Strauda Pakulis, Cape Coral, Dorothy Rose, Cheshire, Conn., and Gladys Arnold, Astoria, Ore.; a brother, Richard Mason, Wilmington, N.C.; and 10 grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 555 W. Granada Blvd., Suite A-1, Ormond Beach, FL 32174. Shannon Maloney is in charge.
MARCH 29, 1975 -- APRIL 30, 2005
HOLLY HILL -- Craig Allen Huth, 30, of 15th Place, a driver for Morris Trucking, Jacksonville, died Saturday at Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on April 25.
Mr. Huth, a Daytona Beach native, formerly attended Mainland High School. He enjoyed music, home repairs and fishing.
Survivors include his wife of four years, Rea; a daughter, Adrianna Huth, Holly Hill; his father, Charles, Holly Hill; his mother, Sharron Frisco, St. Petersburg; two brothers, Jeffrey, Holly Hill, and Steven, Arkansas; and two sisters, Tina Thomas, Holly Hill, and Tara Maggard, Chillicothe, Ohio. Volusia Memorial, Port Orange, is in charge.
OCT. 3, 1922 -- MAY 1, 2005
EDGEWATER -- Geraldine M. Larsen, 82, of Bella Vista, a former catalog sales supervisor for Sears-Roebuck in Smithtown, N.Y., died Sunday at New Smyrna Beach Hospice House.
Mrs. Larsen, also a homemaker, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved here in 1990 from St. James, N.Y. She enjoyed family activities.
Survivors include a son, Albert Scott, Setauket, N.Y.; a daughter, Penny Malett, Edgewater; a stepson, Robert, California; three stepdaughters, Mary Fleming, Centereach, N.Y., Liz Larsen, Southold, N.Y., and Lorraine Larsen, New York City; and eight grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Settle-Wilder, New Smyrna Beach, is in charge.
MAY 5, 1956 -- APRIL 27, 2005
DELAND -- Carl Lorenzo Leonard, 48, of Lisbon Parkway, who retired after 20 years as a communication officer with the Army, died Wednesday at home.
Mr. Leonard, a 1974 graduate of DeLand High School, was a native of DeLand. He was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed music, fishing and fixing electronics.
Survivors include two sons, Dominique Fowler, DeLand, and Carl Jr., Germany; a daughter, Shantel Leonard, Germany; his father, Stanley Williams, Sanford, his mother, Shirley Mitchell, two brothers, Keith Leonard and Sean Mitchell, and four sisters, Sonya Leonard, Judith Barkley, Shiela West and Betty Luke, all of DeLand; and a grandchild. Unity is in charge.
JUNE 27, 1915 -- APRIL 30, 2005
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Elsie S. Lindroth, 89, of Glenhaven Street, the former co-owner of Belmar Drive-In Movie Theater, Belvidere, Ill., died Saturday at an assisted living facility in Edgewater.
Mrs. Lindroth was born in Caledonia, Ill., and moved to this area in 1981 from Belvidere. She was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America.
Survivors include a brother, Milton Nelson, Poplar Grove, Ill.; a sister, Esther Hyser, New Port Richey; two grandchildren, Jason, Edgewater, and Jennifer DeVito, New Smyrna Beach, both of whom provided for her care; and a granddaughter. Dudley, New Smyrna Beach, is in charge.
APRIL 18, 1912 -- MAY 1, 2005
ORMOND BEACH -- Helen E. Lunz, 93, of Buena Vista Avenue, who worked in retail sales before her retirement, died Sunday at a private assisted living facility in Daytona Beach.
Mrs. Lunz was born in Pontiac, Mich., and moved here in 1970 from Buffalo, N.Y. She was a member of United Brethren Church, Holly Hill, and enjoyed sewing.
Survivors include a niece, Jane Walls, Waterford, Mich., who provided for her care. Woodward, Holly Hill, is in charge.
AUG. 20, 1945 -- APRIL 30, 2005
PALM COAST -- Robert Macaluso, 59, of Rocking Horse Drive, a retired school teacher for East Meadows High School, Long Island, N.Y., died Saturday at the Hospice Care Center, Port Orange.
Mr. Macaluso was born in the Bronx, N.Y., and moved to this area in 2004 from Long Island. He was a member of Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church, Flagler Beach, and the Italian American Club of Palm Coast. He was a graduate of Farmingdale College and Adelphi University, and received a master's degree from Stoneybrook State University of New York. He enjoyed camping and fishing.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Donna; a son, Jason, Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y.; and a brother, Donald, Wading River, N.Y. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia - Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Craig-Flagler Palms, Flagler Beach, is in charge.
JULY 26, 1904 -- MAY 1, 2005
EDGEWATER -- Hazel McReynolds, 100, of Unity Tree Drive, a professional housekeeper, died Sunday at Ocean View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Smyrna Beach.
A native of Courtland, Kan., Mrs. McReynolds moved here in 1986 from Hendersonville, N.C. She was a member of First Christian Church and enjoyed singing and crocheting.
Survivors include a daughter, Helen Wood, Edgewater; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren. Settle-Wilder, New Smyrna Beach, is in charge.
MAY 29, 1924 -- MAY 1, 2005
ORMOND BEACH -- Sue Messier, 80, a native of Monroe, La., died Sunday at Ormond in the Pines.
Mrs. Messier, a homemaker, moved to this area in 1992 from Framingham, Mass. She was a member of the Spruce Creek Fly-In Garden Club and enjoyed reading.
Survivors include two sons, Michael of Stewart, and Stephen, Newark, Del.; a brother, James Simmons, Monroe; a sister, Ruth Kitchenham, Houston; and three grandchildren. Cardwell & Maloney, Port Orange, is in charge.
APRIL 12, 1951 -- MAY 1, 2005
DELAND -- Colleen Mary Morgan, 54, of Mills Road, who retired from Daytona Dodge Chrysler, died Sunday at home.
Mrs. Morgan moved to this area in 1980 from Union City, Pa., her birthplace. She graduated from Bryan Stratton College in Buffalo, N.Y., and also owned and operated her own business before she moved to DeLand. Mrs. Morgan enjoyed playing softball.
Survivors include her husband of 25 years, James; two sons, Todd, DeLand, and James Jr., Union City; two daughters, Nicole Morgan-Mewhorter, DeLand, and Susan Morgan, Union City; two brothers, Terry Still, North East, Pa., and Jon Still, Erie, Pa.; and six grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Volusia - Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Allen-Summerhill, DeLand, is in charge.
JULY 5, 1042 -- APRIL 30, 2005
ORMOND BEACH -- Gary H. Neely, 62, of Lindenwood Circle, a former attorney, died Saturday at Bert Fish Medical Center, New Smyrna Beach.
Mr. Neely moved to this area in 1946 from his native Knoxville, Tenn. He was also the former owner of an internet business. He enjoyed flying and golf.
Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Helen; two sons, Gregory, Holly Hill, and Garrett, Fort Myers; and a brother, Steve, Bunnell. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. Craig-Flagler Palms, Flagler Beach, is in charge.