FREEMAN – Lena Mae Freeman, 83, of Saint Cloud, Florida, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at her residence.
She was born on October 14, 1931 to Remer and Mabel (Barber) Allbritton in Saint Cloud, FL. She is survived by her loving husband, Frank Freeman of Saint Cloud; her daughter, Diane Frame and husband Michael of Port Townsend, WA; and two grandchildren: Amanda Knee and Dustin Frame.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 1-2 pm with a service at 2 pm at the Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home in Saint Cloud. Arrangements under the care of Fisk Funeral Home & Crematory, 1107 Massachusetts Avenue, Saint Cloud, FL 34769 (407) 892-2155 Online condolences can be given at fiskfh.com.
MEEKS – Joyce Ann Meeks, 78 years young, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, May 29th in her home after a serious illness. She was born in Albany, New York, settling in St. Cloud, Florida upon retirement.
She is survived by 1 brother: Robert (Mary) Anderson, 7 children: Wanda (Ed) Woods, Wendy (Rick) Hardy, Joyce Ann Meeks, William (Candy) Meeks, Joseph Meeks, Jean Meeks and Judy Meeks, 30 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Fisk Funeral Home, 1107 Massachusetts Avenue, St. Cloud, Florida 34769 (407) 892-2155 www.fiskfh.com
LEFI NEWELL – Family and friends are invited to joyously celebrate the life of Lefi Newell Saturday, June 13th at Cornerstone Family Church. Lefi, a resident of St. Cloud, Florida, passed away on January 25th to her forever home in heaven. She had a strong faith, loved Jesus, and attended Cornerstone Family Church prior to her illness.
She was born to Olga and Angelo Joseph in Korce, Albania on September 9, 1927 and traveled to America with her family in 1929. In her earlier years she was a telephone operator for Bell Telephone in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. For over 20 years she was in retail sales at Sears in Leominster, Massachusetts until her retirement. Lefi leaves behind a sister, Helen Condon (Buzzy) of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. She is enjoying a joyous reunion in heaven with her mother and father as well as her two sisters Marie Andrellos and Nancy Fleet. She leaves three children; daughters Dee Frechette (Roger) of St. Cloud and Cher Lindahl of Spencer, Iowa, and a son Steven Newell (Tammy) of Cleveland, Tennessee. Lefi also leaves five dear grandchildren; Tyler, Krista, Hayden, Marriah, and Steven. The joys of her life were her three great-grandchildren Trey, Javen, and Anna. She loved spending time with them in both Iowa and Florida. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Everyone who knew Lefi loved her humor and warm personality. Wherever she went giggles and laughter could be heard. Her family wishes to express deep gratitude for the loving care provided by the staff of Silver Springs Assisted Living Facility of St. Cloud as well as the VITAS Hospice staff.
The memorial celebration will be held at Cornerstone Family Church (in the Common Ground Café) on 2925 Old Canoe Creek Road in St. Cloud beginning at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 13th.
URBAN – Maria Urban, 82, of Saint Cloud, FL passed away on June 1, 2015.
She was born on October 13, 1932 to Michael and Helen (Ratchan) Lorenz at Vaska, Croatia. Maria is survived by her loving spouse of 52 years Andrew Urban; two Sons, Fred (Sandra) Urban of Saint Cloud, FL, Harry (Trudy) Urban of Saint Cloud, FL; daughter, Heidi (Mark) Petersen of Kissimmee, FL; three grandsons, Christopher Urban, Kyle Urban, and Matthew Petersen; four granddaughters, Cortney Urban, Alexandra Urban, Alicia Urban, and Olivia Petersen.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 5th from 4-8 PM in the funeral home chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 6, 2015 beginning at 9:30 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Rev. Kent Walker officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Peace Cemetery.
Arrangements under the care of Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematory, 2000 13th Street, Saint Cloud, FL 34769. 407.957.2511. www.osceolamemgds.com.