Pauline Brown

Pauline Brown, age 90, was born January 23, 1927 and passed away June 1, 2017.  She was a dedicated mother and grandmother.  She is survived by son Clinton (Cheryl); daughters Paula (Richard) and Deborah (Richard) and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great  great grandchildren.

She worked at Amprex in New York and retired in 1976.  She was a member of The Eastern Star.  She volunteered for twenty years at  the Gulfside Regional Hospice ~ Thrift Store.   Pauline was very creative.  She loved to do  puzzles, flower gardening and was an avid knitter.  She and her daughter Debra made hats for new born babies at the various hospitals.
 She loved to ” Shop”, but her real joy was her little rescued Yorkie named “Muffin” who became her constant companion.
While her time with us was suddenly cut short, we are comforted to know that she has graduated to that heavenly realm.  She will be greatly missed..

There will be a funeral service on Saturday June 3, 2017 at 12:00 noon with a luncheon to follow.  Guests are welcome to come at 11:00 AM for a time of gathering.


Helen E. Shepherd

Helen E. Shepherd, 91, of Port Richey, FL, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017.  Her loving companion Kenneth Whitford was by her side.
She was predeceased by her husband Raymond Shepherd.  Her parents were Rev. Kalman and Otilia Toth.  Her seven siblings were Charles, Kalman, Alexander, Frank, Louis, Otilia and Julia.  She greatly cherished her nephew Alex.
Formerly from Staten Island, NY, Helen moved to Florida in the early 1980’s.  She was employed as a telephone operator for Nassau Smelting and Refinery.  Helen was a devout lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers, the Order of the Eastern Star, TOPS Club and the Timber Oaks Community Association. Traveling around the globe filled her with joy.
Helen is survived by her lifetime companion Kenneth Whitford, dear friend Helga Carroll, nephew Kalman (Elizabeth) Toth and great niece Erin Toth.
Interment to follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

Charles E. Hopper

Charles E. “Chuck” Hopper, age 59, passed away May 12, 2017.  He is survived by his wife Sally; mother Dorothy; sons Jonathan and Brett; daughters Amy, Erin; stepdaughters Monica, Nicole and Michelle; brothers Clyde and Earl; sister Joanne and 10 grandchildren.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday May 20, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Faith Baptist Church – 9230 Ridge Rd.  New Port Richey, FL  34654.

Loretta De Perte

Loretta De Perte, “Nanny,” died peacefully on May 1, 2017 at the age of 91.  Loretta was born on June 18, 1925. She was a dedicated wife and mother who will be greatly missed.  She is survived by her two sons, sister, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
There will be a time of viewing on Monday May 8, 2017 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Faupel Funeral Home.  The funeral mass will be Tuesday May 9 at 10:00 AM at St. James the Apostle in Port Richey.

Lydia Ann Rotteveel

Lydia Rotteveel, 62, passed away April 15, 2017.  She is survived by her husband Kevin; daughter Carissa; brothers Thomas and Ronald and grandchildren Madison and Christian.  There will be a viewing on Wednesday April 19, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM and a funeral service at 11:00 AM at Faupel Funeral Home.  Interment to follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.  The family requests in lieu of flowers please make contributions payable to Gulfside Regional Hospice.  There will be envelopes available at the service.

Norma Garces

Norma Garces, 79, passed away March 27, 2017.  She is survived by her son Jobby (Yeldez); daughter Marites; sister Severina and grandchildren Danielle, Joven and Joelle.  There will be a viewing on Friday March 31, 2017 from 5-9 PM followed by a funeral service on Saturday April 1, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in New Port Richey, FL.  Interment to follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens.