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August 4, 2009
Melvin Robert "Buddy" Best, A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 6th in the chapel of Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral Home, Jacksonville Beach. In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to the American Cancer Society, 1430 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Please visit our online Tribute at: www.quinn-shalz.com. Services under the care and direction of Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral Home, Jacksonville Beach, FL.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | January 18, 2013
The painting is hung prominently in the private office of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Titled "Wide Left," it shows an oversized football, a tiny goal post and the final score of 23-20, collectively representing the end of last year's AFC championship game won by the Patriots on former Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff's botched 32-yard field goal attempt in the waning seconds. The artist who created the colorful 4-foot-by-4-foot painting laughs at some of the irony of what transpired since he gave it to Kraft last summer.
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NEWS
February 24, 2004
Allen Curtis Smith, 73, of Jacksonville Beach, died February 22, 2004 at Baptist Medical Center-Beaches following a long illness. He was born in Maryland and moved to the Beaches several years ago. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Allen was a member of the Baltimore Traffic Club, Cancer Support Group, a Hospice Home Visitor, avid bridge player and reader. He was also an active member of St. Paul's Catholic Church of Jacksonville Beach. Family members include his wife, Thelma Smith of the home; sons, Curtis (Rosa)
NEWS
August 4, 2009
Melvin Robert "Buddy" Best, A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 6th in the chapel of Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral Home, Jacksonville Beach. In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to the American Cancer Society, 1430 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Please visit our online Tribute at: www.quinn-shalz.com. Services under the care and direction of Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral Home, Jacksonville Beach, FL.
NEWS
May 29, 2005
On May 26, 2005, DANIEL "Dan"CHERVENAK, of Jacksonville, FL. He is remembered by his family and friends with love, compassion and joy that he's at peace and in the presence of our Almighty Father. Dan was a wonderful, caring and engaging person, regularly volunteering at Habitat for Humanity and charitable activities sponsored by Christ Church of Mandarin where he was a member. He could always be counted on to help a friend in need. Even through his death, his organs were donated to help others live healthier, happier, more productive lives.
NEWS
May 5, 2004
On April 19, 2004, IRVING S. SANDLER (Irv), 84, until recently of 2506 Summerson Road, passed away peacefully in Jacksonville, Florida. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he attended City College followed by studying Optometry at Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Sandler, following in his father's, Joseph Sandler, footsteps, practiced Optometry in Baltimore for 60 years. He was a long-time member of the Lion's Club and Jacob Sandy's Lodge. Family members include his wife, Estelle Sandler, his children Alan and Jeffrey Sandler, daughter Joyce Skeldon and his brother Gilbert Sandler.
NEWS
December 8, 2005
KATHARINE "KITTY" ELIZABETH SHELDON, (nee Levy) 47, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, passed away peacefully at her home on November 3, 2005 following a long struggle against Leiomyosarcoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer. She is survived by her husband, Benjamin J. Sheldon of Ponte Vedra Beach, her parents, William M. and Elizabeth Day Levy , of Baltimore and her brother, William Kirkwood Levy, of Lyons CO. Memorial Service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 10, 2005 in the chapel of The Episcopal Church of The Redeemer, 5603 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Sarcoma Foundation of America, 2202 Damuth St., #2, Oakland, CA 94602 or the American Cancer Society.
NEWS
June 13, 2006
CHARLES C. RETTBERG, JR., 75, a Baltimore native, died June 1, 2006 in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Rettberg attended the University of Maryland, graduating summa cum laude, and also received his J.D. from Maryland. He was a member of the Order of the Coif, and the Maryland Bar. His distinguished 37 year career as an attorney began at CSX Corporation with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and he retired in 1993. During his tenure he represented CSX on freight rate matters before the Interstate Commerce Commission and the U.S. Supreme Court, on antitrust law matters, and in its legislative and lobbying efforts through the Association of American Railroads.
NEWS
February 14, 2003
On February 10, 2003, WILLIAM "Bill" SHERIDAN PRICE, 37, passed away due to injuries sustained in a car accident. He was born September 13, 1965, in Huntington, West Virginia and moved to Jacksonville, FL from Maryland in August, 2002. Bill was an Air Traffic Controller at Jacksonville International Airport, was the former Traffic Management Supervisor in Washington, D.C., a member of F.E.M.A. and the National Air Traffic Controller's Association, and graduated from Towson University. He had a great sense of humor and often said that he was the funniest guy he knew.
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By Elaine Tassy and Elaine Tassy,Sun Staff Writer | December 28, 1994
The two men suspected in the slaying of a Perry Hall Christmas tree dealer planned to rob him, use the money to relocate to Florida, and, if something went wrong, to kill him, court documents show.Steven Lee Ussel, 21, and David Lawrence Carlton, 28, both of eastern Baltimore County, were arrested Christmas Day in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., and charged with first-degree murder in the Dec. 23 death of Paul Robert Zinkhan, 53, Baltimore County police said.Mr. Zinkhan died of blunt force trauma, although the weapon has not been found, police said.
NEWS
June 13, 2006
CHARLES C. RETTBERG, JR., 75, a Baltimore native, died June 1, 2006 in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Rettberg attended the University of Maryland, graduating summa cum laude, and also received his J.D. from Maryland. He was a member of the Order of the Coif, and the Maryland Bar. His distinguished 37 year career as an attorney began at CSX Corporation with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and he retired in 1993. During his tenure he represented CSX on freight rate matters before the Interstate Commerce Commission and the U.S. Supreme Court, on antitrust law matters, and in its legislative and lobbying efforts through the Association of American Railroads.
NEWS
December 8, 2005
KATHARINE "KITTY" ELIZABETH SHELDON, (nee Levy) 47, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, passed away peacefully at her home on November 3, 2005 following a long struggle against Leiomyosarcoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer. She is survived by her husband, Benjamin J. Sheldon of Ponte Vedra Beach, her parents, William M. and Elizabeth Day Levy , of Baltimore and her brother, William Kirkwood Levy, of Lyons CO. Memorial Service will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 10, 2005 in the chapel of The Episcopal Church of The Redeemer, 5603 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Sarcoma Foundation of America, 2202 Damuth St., #2, Oakland, CA 94602 or the American Cancer Society.
NEWS
May 29, 2005
On May 26, 2005, DANIEL "Dan"CHERVENAK, of Jacksonville, FL. He is remembered by his family and friends with love, compassion and joy that he's at peace and in the presence of our Almighty Father. Dan was a wonderful, caring and engaging person, regularly volunteering at Habitat for Humanity and charitable activities sponsored by Christ Church of Mandarin where he was a member. He could always be counted on to help a friend in need. Even through his death, his organs were donated to help others live healthier, happier, more productive lives.
NEWS
May 5, 2004
On April 19, 2004, IRVING S. SANDLER (Irv), 84, until recently of 2506 Summerson Road, passed away peacefully in Jacksonville, Florida. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he attended City College followed by studying Optometry at Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Sandler, following in his father's, Joseph Sandler, footsteps, practiced Optometry in Baltimore for 60 years. He was a long-time member of the Lion's Club and Jacob Sandy's Lodge. Family members include his wife, Estelle Sandler, his children Alan and Jeffrey Sandler, daughter Joyce Skeldon and his brother Gilbert Sandler.
NEWS
April 18, 2004
On April 7, 2004, DOROTHY CATHERINE MICHEL, 83, of Cypress Village. She was born November 7, 1920 in Baltimore, MD and moved to the Jacksonville area from Lutherville, MD five years ago. She and her late husband, John Frederick Michel, Jr. owned and operated a printing company in Maryland. Family members include her daughter, Nancy Gallion, of Pont Vedra Beach; her two granddaughters, Tracey Hopkins Porter, of South Russell, OH and Kelly Lynne Brown, of Parkton, MD; her twin brother, Eugene Plunkett, of Baltimore, MD and three grandchildren.
NEWS
February 24, 2004
Allen Curtis Smith, 73, of Jacksonville Beach, died February 22, 2004 at Baptist Medical Center-Beaches following a long illness. He was born in Maryland and moved to the Beaches several years ago. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Allen was a member of the Baltimore Traffic Club, Cancer Support Group, a Hospice Home Visitor, avid bridge player and reader. He was also an active member of St. Paul's Catholic Church of Jacksonville Beach. Family members include his wife, Thelma Smith of the home; sons, Curtis (Rosa)
NEWS
April 18, 2004
On April 7, 2004, DOROTHY CATHERINE MICHEL, 83, of Cypress Village. She was born November 7, 1920 in Baltimore, MD and moved to the Jacksonville area from Lutherville, MD five years ago. She and her late husband, John Frederick Michel, Jr. owned and operated a printing company in Maryland. Family members include her daughter, Nancy Gallion, of Pont Vedra Beach; her two granddaughters, Tracey Hopkins Porter, of South Russell, OH and Kelly Lynne Brown, of Parkton, MD; her twin brother, Eugene Plunkett, of Baltimore, MD and three grandchildren.
NEWS
April 9, 2003
STANLEY JOSEPH KLECZYNSKI, 54, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, died peacefully, April 7, 2003 following a two-year battle with kidney cancer. He was born November 10, 1948 in Baltimore, MD and moved to Ponte Vedra Beach in August of 2001 from LaGrange, GA. Stanley was a territory manager for Pennington Seeds and had served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Chesterfield Yacht and Country Club, the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine. Family members include his fiance, June L. Cooper of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; daughter, Ashley Dianne Kleczynski of Phoenix, AZ, and brother, Martin Thomas Kleczynski of Denton, MD. Services will be held at 3:00 P.M., Thursday, April 10th, at the Sawgrass Pavilion.
NEWS
April 9, 2003
STANLEY JOSEPH KLECZYNSKI, 54, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, died peacefully, April 7, 2003 following a two-year battle with kidney cancer. He was born November 10, 1948 in Baltimore, MD and moved to Ponte Vedra Beach in August of 2001 from LaGrange, GA. Stanley was a territory manager for Pennington Seeds and had served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Chesterfield Yacht and Country Club, the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine. Family members include his fiance, June L. Cooper of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; daughter, Ashley Dianne Kleczynski of Phoenix, AZ, and brother, Martin Thomas Kleczynski of Denton, MD. Services will be held at 3:00 P.M., Thursday, April 10th, at the Sawgrass Pavilion.
NEWS
February 14, 2003
On February 10, 2003, WILLIAM "Bill" SHERIDAN PRICE, 37, passed away due to injuries sustained in a car accident. He was born September 13, 1965, in Huntington, West Virginia and moved to Jacksonville, FL from Maryland in August, 2002. Bill was an Air Traffic Controller at Jacksonville International Airport, was the former Traffic Management Supervisor in Washington, D.C., a member of F.E.M.A. and the National Air Traffic Controller's Association, and graduated from Towson University. He had a great sense of humor and often said that he was the funniest guy he knew.
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