Witherspoon, Penelope

Penelope E. Witherspoon, 67, of Holiday, passed away on July 27, 2016.  She is survived by a stepson, Billy, brothers, Doyle, David, Doyen and Daniel, sisters Maureena and Tamara and 2 grandchildren.  Visitation will be held at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, August 1, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Service will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 10:00 at Living Word Church.  Burial to follow at East Elfers Cemetery.

Langlois, Ralph N.

Langlois, Ralph N. 63 of New Port Richey, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. He was a beloved son, brother and uncle. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Langlois, brother, Richard and wife Kathleen, sisters, Elizabeth Donovan, Catherine Thompson and husband John, sister Jeanne Breen and husband Mike, and sister, Carolyn Langlois, Aunt Elizabeth MacDonald and many nieces and nephews. He was formerly from Fitchburg, MA. He was a graduate of Fitchburg High School and the University of Lowell.

Ralph will receive military honors at Florida National Cemetery at a future date.

Donations may be made the HPH Hospice.










Akey, Ryan

Ryan Akey, 32 of Holiday, passed away on July 10, 2016.  Survived by parents Nancy and Tim, brothers, Joshua and Chad.  Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel.

Grimmer, Carolyn

Carolyn Grimmer, 74, of New Port Richey, passed away on June 9, 2016.  She is survived by sons, John and Christian, daughters, Robin McKeeder and Carolyn Grimmer and sister, Susanne Tilton.  She also is survived by 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Horvath, Joseph E.

Joseph E. Horvath of New Port Richey, formerly of South Bend, Indiana, passed away peacefully after a short illness.  Mr. Horvath was born on September 2, 1929 and passed on May 19, 2016.

He is survived by his wife, Joan of 66 years, children, Michael, Bradley (Hazel), Scott and Jodie, 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

There will be a Mass said for him on September 27th, 2016 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, New Port Richey, FL.

Slack, Barbara L.

Barbara L. Slack, 50 of New Port Richey, passed away on May 17, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Richard, daughters, Randi and Anna, son, Zac, sisters, Cami and Jodi, brother-in-law, Reggie, niece, Krystal, nephew, Kenny and daughter-in-law, Danielle.

Eden, Carolyn

Eden, Carolyn J., 57 of New Port Richey, a/k/a Mama Ne Ne, died May 1, 2016. Survived by husband, Carl, son, Matthew, daughters, Jennifer, Kristen(Duane) and Jaclyn, mother, Barbara, brothers, Danny and Dennis, sisters, Cristine and Suzanne, grands, Hailey Rose and Mason. Predeceased by father Dionicio and sister, Francine.

Visitation, Friday, May 6th, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. and Memorial Service at 5:00 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel.


Pieretti, James

James Pieretti, a longtime resident of New Port Richey, age 64 died at home with his family and friends at his side on April 27, 2016. He was the son of the late Felix Pieretti and Genevieve Paquin Pieretti. He is survived by seven sisters, Barbara Burns, Nancy Burns, Lois Burns, Felicia Pieretti, Janice Griffin, his twin, Linda Simpson and Donna Monty. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Pease join in a celebration of his life to be held at the Westminster Presbyterian Church on 4125 U.S. Highway 19, New Port Richey, on May 7, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations or plantings for the memory garden at Westminster Presbyterian Church, New Port Richey, FL 34652.

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Loftus, Michael Patrick (Wally)

Michael Patrick Loftus (Wally), age 67 of Holiday, Florida, died on March 15, 2016.  He was born in Corona, Queens, New York and lived in East Patchogue, New York before moving to Florida in the late 1970’s.  Graduate of Bellport High School in the Class of 1966.  He served proudly in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 – 1970.  He worked as an auto mechanic before retiring.  Michael is survived by his sisters, Kathleen and husband Bob Murray, JoAnne and husband, Dan Quinn, Helen and husband Pete Steininger, brothers, James and wife Penny Loftus and Thomas Loftus.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 18, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel.


Pina, Karen Amelia (Rogers)

Karen Amelia Pina passed away on March 4, 2016 in New Port Richey, Florida.  She was born in June of 1969.  Karen was the beloved daughter of Charles and Jean Rogers.  She was also the beloved mother of Brittany and Mitchell Pina. She is also survived by her brother Steven Rogers and sister, Faith Rogers, nieces, Margaret Aubel and Emma Rogers and nephew, Charles Rogers.

Karen attended Brockport Central High School in New York and graduated in the class of 1987.  Karen was a civilian employee of the Rochester Police Department from 2001 to 2014, where she performed various administrative duties, including coordinating the school crosssing guard program.

Karen’s sources of enjoyment included fast cars, fashion, 80’s rock, candy, family, pets, traveling, theme parks, gardening and feeding the wild birds.  After Karen moved to Florida, she became a true Floridian, who loved the sunshine and beaches.

Karen passed away at home after a two year illness.  Karen faced many obstacles, but her heart was set on her children of whom she was so proud of.

A final positive note: Karen donated her eyes, so now two people can see.

There will be at visitation at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, March 11th, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, with a service at noon and burial to follow at East Elfers Cemetery.