Obituaries

Saturday, October 23, 2021

James Douglas Hamilton passed away in his home in Key West on Oct. 15, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. James was born in Newport Beach, California, and grew up in Piscataway, New Jersey and Key West, Florida.

Nikki Solita (Soli) Avila Robinson passed away on Oct. 9, 2021, in Vero Beach, Florida. Soli was born in Key West on Jan. 25, 1932. After graduating from Key West High School in 1949, she worked in Miami’s financial and banking industry. Alwa…

Friday, October 22, 2021

Nikki Solita (Soli) Avila Robinson passed away on Oct. 9, 2021, in Vero Beach, Florida. Soli was born in Key West on Jan. 25, 1932. After graduating from Key West High School in 1949, she worked in Miami’s financial and banking industry. Alwa…

James Douglas Hamilton passed away in his home in Key West on Oct. 15, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. James was born in Newport Beach, California, and grew up in Piscataway, New Jersey and Key West, Florida.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

We are horribly saddened to announce the unexpected passing of Jennifer Powell Smith.

Angeline “Kiki” Cappony, 94, of Hutchinson, Kansas, died Aug. 21, 2021, at Pleasant Hills, Kansas. She was born Nov. 27, 1926, in Gary, Indiana, to George and Estelle (Gallanis) Cappony.

Friday, October 15, 2021

Shirley M. Zinker, 92, of Ocala, Florida passed away at her home surrounded by family on Oct. 10, 2021. She was born Aug. 16, 1929, the daughter of the late Donald Curry and Marie (MacDonald) Navarro. Shirley was a native of Key West, Florida…

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Terri Jo Barnes, 63, died peacefully in her sleep Sept. 17, 2021. Terri was born to Quinton (Jack) and Margaret (Hunter) Barnes on Dec. 6, 1957, in Savannah, Georgia.

Heidi Glass was born on June 13, 1967 in Ticonderoga, upstate New York. She departed this world on Sept. 24, 2021.

Charles William Phillips Jr. died on the morning of Sept. 24, 2021, in Asheville, North Carolina. His sons, Tony Phillips and Charles “Cody” William Phillips III were at his side throughout his last days and up until his moment of passing. He…

Saturday, October 09, 2021

Micki Gaynell Bennett Ogg, better known as Sissy, was born to Mickey and Della Russell Bennett on March 5, 1971, and passed from this life on Oct. 4, 2021. Sissy is survived by her husband, David, daughter Melissa, sister, Karen Caussin, brot…

God looked around in his garden and said, “Oh this one spot if lifeless with no joy or spirit!” and so he chose to put Johnny there to liven up the place and put smiles on all who are near.

Friday, October 08, 2021

Eugenia “Gina” Rivas, 56, passed away on Sept. 29, 2021, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Bradley Lyle Garrison of Key West, Florida and San Antonio, Texas left this life on Sept. 25, 2021.

Our beautiful mother, wife, sister and friend Ruth Eleanor Goza Warren, 70, of Orange Park, Florida, went to her eternal rest on Sept. 22, 2021. Ruth was born Sept. 8, 1951, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Fremont Lee Goza and Helen Spath Go…

Patricia Gail Toppino, 75, passed away on her birthday Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.

Onelio Pazos, 77, of Zephyrhills, Florida, passed away on Sept. 27, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Kathy (Martin) Pazos. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. at Boza & Roel Funeral Home, Tampa. The family will …

Saturday, October 02, 2021

Embraced by her children and husband, Mary (Vukas) Spike, 69, peacefully passed away on Sept. 25, 2021, at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.

Friday, October 01, 2021

Casi Della Baxter passed unexpectedly on Sept. 9, 2021, in Fort Myers, Florida, after being struck by a car.

Santiago “Sandy” Herrera departed from this earth on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, in Miami after a long illness. He was buried in a private family ceremony at the Key West City Cemetery.

Ernestina Morales, 62, of Key West, Florida, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at Lower Keys Medical Center. She was born on Nov. 7, 1958, at Caibarien Las Villa, Cuba to the late Arsenio and Laudelina Morales.

W. John Bringle, born July 25, 1954, son of Norma Bringle and the late Bill Bringle, left his earthly home on Sept. 27, 2021.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Ernestina Morales, 62, of Key West, Florida, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at Lower Keys Medical Center. She was born on Nov. 7, 1958, at Caibarien Las Villa, Cuba, to the late Arsenio and Laudelina Morales.

James “Jim,” “Mullet” Maher died on Sept. 21, 2021. A small private ceremony will be held with close friends and family.

Ann Burt Smith passed away peacefully in her home in Key West, Florida, on Aug., 28, 2021. She was 77. She graduated from East Aurora High School in 1962 and went on to the University of Buffalo for a degree in anthropology.