Thomas Marius Maroney, 75, of Crestview, Florida passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022.
Lorraine F. Dawkins, 90, of Miramar Beach, Florida passed away, Friday, June 24, 2022.
Jonathan D. Hess, 41, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away in his sleep, Friday, June 24th, 2022.
He was born in Homestead, Florida February 18, 1981 to Dean and Deborah Hess. Jon worked as a grounds member for Adam's Tree Care and continued working there after the company merged with Kodiak Tree Service. He was married to Joann Hess until 2021, though they remained close friends until he took his final breath with her by his side.
Jon was preceded in death by his mother, Deborah; and grandfathers, Bernie Hess and Lee Snyder.
Jon is survived by his father, Dean Hess; brother, Phillip Hess; grandmothers, Betty Snyder and Barbara Hess; ex-wife and special friend, Joann Hess; several grandchildren by marriage, including his "little Gremlin"; and several other family members.
No services will be held per Jon's request. The family would like to send a special thank you to Covenant Hospice, Family-Funeral & Cremation, and especially to Adam Machalk and his crew at Kodiak Tree Service for all of their love, support and assistance during these times.
Memorialization will be by Cremation. Arrangements entrusted to Family-Funeral & Cremation of Mary Esther, Florida (850)226-4240.
Shari Wiginton, 63, of Shalimar, Florida passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022.
Dorothy Janyce Ward French (Jan) our beloved Mom, GiGi, GMama, Grandmother and friend passed away peacefully in her home into the arms of the Lord, June 21, 2022. A Celebration of Life was held at American House Bluewater Bay in Niceville, FL where she happily lived the last 3 of her 96 fulfilling years. Playing bridge and bingo and laughing with her many friends. She is now dancing in Heaven with our daddy, her loving husband of 60 years, John Wymond French (Jerry).
Jan was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama November 25,1925 where she received her degree from Howard College (now Sanford University) at the young age of 19 and accepted a job as Chief Dietitian at Jefferson Hillman Hospital (later known as UAB hospital) at age 21, where she worked until she married Jerry in 1954. They enjoyed boating and traveling the world together. She loved birds, flowers, fishing, watching sports, bridge, bingo, Mexican Train and her dog, Jasper. She will be remembered as an avid bridge player. She is survived by her 3 children, Janet French Gray (Terry), John Wymond French III (Bonnie) and Joni Denise Duncan (Jeff); 9 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in the name of Jan French is appreciated at Destin United Methodist Church in Destin, FL or Deer Creek Shores Presbyterian Church, 7620 Lanier Drive, Cumming, GA 30041.
Visitation will be held at Deer Creek Shores Presbyterian Church, Sunday, August 14 at 12:30, followed by a Private Family Service in the Church Garden.
Arrangements entrusted to Family-Funeral & Cremation, Mary Esther, FL (850)226-4240.
Virginia Lee Zeigler, 77, of Mary Esther, Florida passed away, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
Wilbert George Trautvetter, 84, passed away at Covenant Care Inpatient Center at Sacred Heart Hospital, Monday, June 20, 2022, with his wife Mei Chung Trautvetter by his side, after a long battle with Parkinson's.
Bill was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 22, 1938 to Charles and Catherine (Kider) Trautvetter. He served in the Air Force for 28 years and another 13 years in the Civil Service. While serving in the Air Force in Taiwan, he met the love of his life, Mei. They were married in 1975 and spent 46 1/2 years happily married.
Bill leaves behind his loving wife, Mei; daughter, Kim; grandsons, Michael and Dallon; and great-grandson, Rylan.
Bill was a wonderful man. His family was lucky to have him and he will always be remembered by those he leaves behind.
A Private Internment with honors will take place at Barrancas National Cemetery. A Church Memorial service will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bill's memory to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements and Services entrusted to Family-Funeral & Cremation of Mary Esther, FL (850)226-4240.
Tok Im "Peggy" Woodland, 69, of Niceville, Florida passed away, Friday, June 17, 2022.
Charles Casey DiPasquale, 67, of Destin, Florida passed away, Thursday, June 16,2022.
Richard Earl Sollers, 67, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida passed away, Thursday, June 16, 2022.
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