Sandra Ann Yarnall, 68 of Port Richey, passed away on January 22, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Richard Miszewski, sons, William and Patrick Yarnall, daughter, Tammy Yarnall, sister, Karen Payne and 4 grandchildren.
Stephen Peter Rock, 87 passed away January 22, 2015. Pre-deceased by his son, Stephen, Jr. Survived by his wife, Alice, son, Lawrence, daughters Patricia and Kathleen (Joseph) Luke, 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Visition is 2-6 Sunday at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Service will be held Monday at 11:00 am. at Morgan Funeral Home with interment to follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL.
On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, Ralph G. Freda lost his battle with cancer, passing away at his home in New Port Richey, Florida at the age of 69. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Francis Freda and sister Marie Saporito. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Kathleen D. Freda, his daughter Marissa Freda Brown, and his brother Zach Freda. He also leaves behind three grandchildren, Anthony, Breanna, and Joseph, seven nieces, and three nephews.
Born in Hoboken New Jersey on June 28, 1945, Ralph obtained an engineering degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and worked for a number of reputable companies over the years, eventually resulting in him moving to Birmingham, Alabama in 1993 where he lived before eventually moving to his dream house in Florida.
He was an avid builder of model boats and loved creating new worlds with his Lionel Trains. He loved to fish and some of his favorite times were on his boat. He traveled often with his wife, spending time in locations such as Barbados, Italy, and Las Vegas. One of his favorite vacation spots was Walt Disney World, which he visited frequently with his wife and daughter and had the opportunity to revisit later in life with his grandchildren.
He was loved by all who met him and touched many of lives over his 69 years on this earth. He will forever be loved and never be forgotten. In lieu of sending flowers, please make a donation to the Ralph Freda memorial fund.
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Stephie J. Zavarella, 91, of New Port Richey, passed away on January 7, 2015. She is survived by her sons, William, Jr., Stephen and Thomas, daughter, Janis Butler, sisters, Josephine Burnham and Katherine Kuitz, 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Richard Wayne Tracy, April 19, 1945 – December 13, 2014
Richard Wayne Tracy, 69, was born to Paul Tracy Sr. and Victoria Gotreau in Chelsea Massachusetts. Richard served in the United States Navy 1962 – 1963. He retired from Metal Container/Anheuser Busch in Columbus, Ohio where he worked as a machinist. He moved to Florida in 1989 where he started a second career in Food and Nutritional Services. He worked with many local hospitals, the last being Regional Medical Center, Bayonet Point. He was a member of the New Port Richey Seventh Day Adventist Church, the VFW Post 4412 and the American Legion Post 0173. He is preceded in death by his mother and father. He is survived by his step father, Richard Graninger of Lindehurst, Illinois, loving and caring wife of 26 years, Carole Jean (Wonycott) Tracy of Hudson, Florida, brother Paul Jr. (Beverly) Tracy of Groveport, Ohio, step-sister Susan (Mark) D’Aloia of Gray Lakes, Illinois, brother in law Terry (Jessie) Wonycott of Belpre, Ohio, sister in law Angela Wonycott of Parkersburg, WV. Daughter Lisa (Matt) Henry of Sunbury, Ohio, step-sons Tod Beckett of Hudson Florida, Eric (Rose) Beckett of Washington, WV, Brett and Craig Athey of Huntington Beach, Ca, step grandson Anthony Eric Beckett, Richard enjoyed his home and rock gardens, fishing, cruising, music and karaoke – especially Doo Wop. Richard had a warm and open heart. He looked out for his neighbors and loved ones, always putting them before himself. He will be missed by many. Friends and family may call on Richard Wednesday December 17 at 4:00 p.m. at the New Port Richey SDA Church 6424 Trouble Creek Rd. New Port Richey, Florida Friends are invited to join in a meal after the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to HPH Hospice Foundation 12107 Majestic Blvd. Hudson, FL 34667
Gloria Kasprzak, 76, of Hudson, passed away on November 25, 2014. She is survived by her sisters, Jeri Reimer and Agnes Valkenburg.
Richard Wadsworth, 89 of New Port Richey, passed away on December 3, 2014. He is survived by his sons, Kevin, Kent and Richard, brothers, George and John and sister, Jane. He also had 5 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
I. John Wansik, 91, of New Port Richey, passed away on November 15, 2014. He is survived by his son, Michael. There will be a graveside service on Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Cemetery in Cincinnati, OH.
Patricia Craig, 66, of New Port Richey, passed away on November 14, 2014. She is survived by her husband, George, son, George, daughters, Kathleen Hall, Marsha Akins and Jean Braggs, 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. There will be a Memorial Service on Friday, November 21st, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Morgan Funeral Home Chapel.
William R. Fuhrmann, 86, of New Port Richey, Florida, formally of Buffalo, New York, went to his homecoming with the Lord, Thursday, November 6th, 2014. Survived by his loving wife of 66 years Theresa Setlock Fuhrmann, Brother Edward Fuhrmann, Sister’s in law, Caroline Merriman and Barbara Fuhrmann. His 10 children, Kathie and Travis Poole, Peggy and Bob Wode, Michael and Terrie Fuhrmann, Theresa and Delbert Poole, William and Robin Fuhrmann, Jean Martz, Joseph Fuhrmann and Robin Graham, Peter and Joan Fuhrmann, Mary Alice Fuhrmann, Daniel and Shannon Fuhrmann. There are 21 Grandchildren, 22 Great Grandchildren, and 2 Great, Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was an active member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church in New Port Richey, Florida where he was a Eucharistic Minister and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus. Formally in Cursillo, Marriage Encounter and Hospice Volunteer.
William has affected many people in this world; he was a compassionate, tough but fair, caring and passionate man. He was a man that anyone could look up to! He always impressed us with his love and patience in raising 10 children with Theresa. We often wonder how he could manage it all and still stay sane. He will always be our hero, and be forever in the hearts of his family and friends. We love you, rest in peace in the arms of Our Lord.
A Catholic Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, 5340 High Street, New Port Richey, Florida, 34652 on Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 10:00 AM. A Catholic Mass and Burial to be determined in the Spring of 2015, in Orchard Park, New York. Please join us in celebrating William’s life. In lieu of flowers , donations can be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace or Gulfside Hospice.