Obituaries

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

LOUISE (VITA CHAVEZ) AMMARITI

My beautiful mother Lousie (Vita Chavez) Ammariti has passed away at the age of 86 on Dec. 12, 2015 in Miami, Florida. 

She was born in Key West, a native Conch. She lived at the Senior Citizen Plaza for many years until moving to Miami. Louise was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. 

She is preceded in death...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

DILYS WINN 

Sept. 8, 1939 — Feb. 5, 2016

Mystery maven Dilys Winn died peacefully in Asheville, North Carolina. 

Dilys was born in Dublin, Ireland, and came to the United States in December 1940. Her father was a doctor in Dublin, having completed medical school at Trinity in Dublin. He was drafted and served for the entire war in the Bri...

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

NILDO GARCIA (MICKEY)

Nildo Garcia (Mickey) passed away in his sleep Sunday morning, Feb. 7, 2016. He was a native Conch, born on Oct. 11, 1932, and spent most of his 83 years in Key West. He graduated from Key West High School in 1952, when it was on White Street and is where he met his wife, Barbara.

A brick-and-block mason by trade, he established his own general c...

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Monday, February 8, 2016

PATRICIA ADELLE (ALBURY) OWENS

Patricia Adelle (Albury) Owens, a fifth generation Key West Conch, was born on July 9, 1927 and breathed her last on Feb 1, 2016. She was 88 years old. She was the daughter of Eugene Reginald (Reggie) Albury and Ottilee (Knight) Albury and was raised by her loving grandparents, Eugene Reginald Albury, Sr. and Emma (Haist) Albury.

Ma...

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Wayne C. Capek, Sr. 

Jan. 14, 1934 – Feb. 1, 2016

Wayne Capek, 82, of Cudjoe Key, Florida, passed away at his home after a long and eventful life.

He was born in Vesper, Wisconsin. Throughout his life he lived in Walkerton, Indiana, where he farmed and worked for Ave Maria Press in South Bend, Indiana; and in Chicago, Illinois, where he worked...

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

PATRICIA ADELL (ALBURY) OWENS

Patricia Adelle (Albury) Owens, a fifth generation Key West Conch, was born on July 9, 1927 and breathed her last on Feb 1, 2016. She was 88 years old. She was the daughter of Eugene Reginald (Reggie) Albury and Ottilee (Knight) Albury and was raised by her loving grandparents, Eugene Reginald Albury, Sr. and Emma (Haist) Albury.

Man...

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

WILLIAM “BILLY” FRANCIS LEOPOLD     

William “Billy” Francis Leopold, 53, a longtime resident of Big Pine Key, Florida, passed away on Jan. 23, 2016. He was born on April 7, 1962 in Eculid, Ohio. Billy was preceded in death by his father and mother, Charles and Cecelia Leopold, and his dog, Sheba. He  survived by his sisters, Cathy Miller...

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

DEE BENOIT

March 31, 1957 — Jan. 25, 2016

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dee moved to Florida in 1980. In 1989 she met and fell in love with her husband, Dave. They were married in March 1991. They then started to build their life together with love, laughter and happiness.

Dee loved the sun, the ocean and boating. She was an avid tennis and p...

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Friday, February 5, 2016

DEE BENOIT

March 31, 1957 — Jan. 25, 2016

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dee moved to Florida in 1980. In 1989 she met and fell in love with her husband, Dave. They were married in March 1991. They then started to build their life together with love, laughter and happiness.

Dee loved the sun, the ocean and boating. She was an avid tennis and p...

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