Obituaries

Thursday, April 28, 2016

KIRK VON DIXON

Kirk Von Dixon 58, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Douglasville, Georiga.

A viewing will take place Friday, April 29, 2016 at Trinity Presbyterian Church from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services will take place Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Burial to follow in the family plot at the Key West City Cemetery.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

ETHEL LEE MOSS

Ethel Lee Moss, 83 years old, passed away April 18, 2016, in Key West, Florida.

A viewing will be held Friday, April 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Castillo & Thurston’s Key West Mortuary.

Funeral services will take place Saturday, April 30, at 11 a.m. at Newman United Methodist Church, with Rev. Derrick Anderson officiating.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

CLAUDINA YACCARINO

Argelia “Claudina” LaFe Yaccarino, passed away in her beloved Key West on March 9, 2016, at the age of 91.

Born in Key West and a fourth-generation Conch, Mrs. Yaccarino graduated from Mary Immaculate High School and went to work for the Key West Electric Company. In 1953, she married Dominick Yaccarino and together they had tw...

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

PHILLIP MILTON SASINEK

5-2-49 to 4-26-16

Phillip M. Sasinek, 67 passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. 

He was born in Johnson City, New York, then transferred down to Florida and resided in various areas of West Palm Beach, Key West, Bonita Springs and last of all in Winter Haven, Florida.

Phil attended Chenango Valley Centr...

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

VERN LEE GRIFFIN

April 28, 1949 – April 20, 2016

Vernie Griffin lost his struggle with cancer and heart problems Wednesday, April 20, 2016, in Key West, Florida.

A lifelong resident, Vernie, a fifth-generation Conch, graduated KWHS in 1968. He joined the United States Air Force after graduation and married his high school sweetheart Sharon Salis, a...

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

EDITH SOREL

April in Paris… City of Light, sidewalk cafes, style, sophistication, images that stir the romantic heart. And a bit of that magic — a turban, dark glasses, red lips, a cigarette (fake) in hand — Edith arrived in Key West in 1991 and a mutual love affair began.

Edith was the embodiment of joie de vivre. She was gifted with the art of maki...

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

ROSEMARY HOWANITZ

October 1948 - March 2016

Rosemary Howanitz was born in Jersey Channel Isles, the only child of John and Frances Standring,

Rosemary married Randy Howanitz of Key West in January 1969. She is survived by husband Randy, children Timothy and Lisa; Brother & Sister-in-laws and their children, Jack & SHEILA Clark- Eric, La...

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

TOM NEWTON

Tom Newton passed away in Key West, Florida, surrounded by friends and family.

Born in 1946 in Queens, New York, Tom was an actor, director, educator, businessman and entrepreneur who left a lasting mark on his hometown of many years, Ithaca, New York. He attended Ithaca College, earning a bachelor’s degree in English and theatre. As a student he...

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