John Hainey

John Hainey, 91, passed away peacefully at home under Hospice care on March 20, 2017.  He was born in Blantyre, Scotland, and moved to Brooklyn, New York in 1957.

In 1986, upon retiring he moved to Port Richey, Florida.  He was pre-deceased in death by his wife of 45 years, Cathy.  He is survived by his daughters, Mary and Catherine; son-in law Michael Kelly; grandson Christopher, his wife Shannon; great grandson Alexander; and Granddaughter Elizabeth and her partner Adam Paul.

He served in the British Army in WWII.  John was a lifelong avid fan of the Glasgow Celtic Football Club.  He enjoyed reading, golfing and music-especially Scottish and Irish, but his first love was opera.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Father Felix Ullrich Council, Port Richey and was also a member of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul associated with St. James the Apostle Catholic Church.

John loved his family unconditionally and was fiercely proud of all of them.

A memorial service will be held at St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, 8400 Monarch Dr. Port Richey, Florida 34668 on Saturday April 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM followed by a reception to celebrate his life at Fiddlers Green Irish Pub, 7813 Mitchell Boulevard, Trinity, Florida 34655

Lanny Wells

Lanny Wells, 71, passed away March 19, 2017. He is survived by his wife and best friend of ten years, Vanessa Moon, his sisters: Marita Erickson and Glenda Adams, his sons: Michael Wells (Jill Wells) and John Sushko (Brittany Wingo), and his daughters, Tammy Spearson, (Bill Spearson), Jessica Meek (Myron Meek), Tisa Ausburger, and Holly Moon. Lanny was blessed with nine grandchildren: Jordan Savoy, Angie Wells, Faith Wells, Lanni (Raynee) Meek, Devon Meek, Jillian Thomas, Mia Augsburger and Guy Meek.


Lanny was born in East Chicago, Indiana to Carl Hardesty and Juanita Martin on December 26, 1945. He graduated from Highland High School in Highland, Indiana as part of the class of 1964 where he played for the school basketball team and was the co-captain for the Trojan football team. Wells was a Vietnam veteran of the United States Air Force. In Highland, Lanny owned a popular lounge known as, The Hideout.


Wells moved to Spring Hill, Florida in 1982 where he resided until his passing. He was the owner of Wells Wheels in Hudson and the owner of L&L Antiques. He was retired from the Pasco County Sheriffs Department where he was a School Resource Officer at Hudson and Ridgewood High Schools. He later went on to serve as a bailiff for Judge Webb.


After retiring from the Sherriff’s Department, Lanny went back to Pasco County Schools where he was an Administrative Assistant dealing with discipline at Ridgewood High School and Schwettman Education Center.


There will be a viewing on Thursday March 23, 2017 from 5-8 at Faupel Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be on Friday March 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of New Port Richey, 6800 Trouble Creek Rd.  New Port Richey, FL  34653.


In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Marjories Hope ( to provide school supplies, toys, and other necessities to Pasco County Students.


Eddie Walsingham

Charles Edward “Eddie” Walsingham, 28, passed away March 10, 2017.  He is survived by his parents William Scott and Michelle L. Walsingham of New Port Richey, FL; grandparents Alex Deeb and Nancy Boyce-Deeb of Tarpon Springs, FL, Mary Whiting of Charleston, WV, Charles and Becky McDonie of Apopka, FL, Tom and Denise Whiting of Crystal Beach, Holland and Cecile Barnes and family of New Port Richey, FL, Danny and Marcia Walsingham of New Port Richey, FL and great grandmother Alice Nesmith of New Port Richey ; brother Tyler S. Walsingham of New Port Richey, FL; sisters Erin and Cassidy of Spring Hill, FL; Aunt Bridgette McDonie (Barry Cochran) of Charleston, WV, Steve and Tabitha Walsingham of Tarpon Springs, FL, Uncle Brent McDonie, Uncle Chris McDonie, Uncle Jody Barnes, Aunt Danielle Vieyra of Apopka, FL; cousins Gabrielle and Madison Cochran of Charleston, WV, Cody Walsingham and Reganne and Jordyn York of Tarpon Springs, FL, Morgan Barnes and Even Barnes and cousin Ian Vieyra of Apopka, FL .  There will be a memorial service on Saturday March 25 at 3:00 PM at Faupel Funeral Home preceded by a gathering at 2:00 PM.

Donations in his honor can be made at

Richard C. Scales

Richard C. Scales, age 88 passed away March 13, 2017.  He is pre-deceased by his son Michael and sister Phyllis.  He is survived by his wife of 69 years Thelma; son Peter (Sandra); sister Nancy; 2 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

There will be a time of viewing on Monday March 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the funeral home followed by a chapel service at 10:00 AM.  Interment to follow.

Martha Thompson

Martha Thompson, 94, passed away March 8, 2017.  She is pre-deceased by her husband Eugene.  She is survived by son James and many nieces and nephews.  There will be a graveside service on Tuesday March 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM at East Elfers Cemetery in Elfers, Florida.

Jo-Ellyn Current

Jo-Ellyn Current, age 68, passed away February 27, 2017.  Survived by husband of 52 years Timothy; parents Russell, Eleanor; children Denise (Richard), Deanna (Joe), Tara (Kelly); brother Gregory (Marsha); 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.