In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Joseph James Bifano

In Memoriam: Joseph James Bifano

SEPTEMBER 21, 1923 – APRIL 13, 2022 Joseph James Bifano moved peacefully in his sleep from his earthly home in Jacksonville, Florida, to heaven on April 13, 2022. He would have been 99 years old this upcoming September. His dear, loving wife of almost 72 years, Joan Rose Schnorr Bifano, otherwise known as Joni, survives him. The […]

In Memoriam: Anne Kelley Pajcic

In Memoriam: Anne Kelley Pajcic

March 30, 1945 – November 13, 2021 Anne Kelley Pajcic was not one to seek the limelight, but she was a behind-the-scenes, fierce advocate for so many causes in the Jacksonville community. Her impact was far-reaching for issues she was passionate about including animal rights, education, and the arts. If Anne Pajcic saw someone in […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Stephen Lucie

In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Stephen Lucie

August 12, 1949 – December 10, 2021 Founding partner of the Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute and the first Jacksonville Jaguars team physician, Dr. Richard Stephen Lucie, peacefully passed from this earth surrounded by family on December 10, 2021, at the age of 72 after a valiant battle with cancer. He was a charming and clever thrill-seeker […]

In Memoriam: David Foerster

In Memoriam: David Foerster

July 22, 1923 – November 10, 2021 David Wendel Foerster, known by a third-generation family nickname “Dink,” passed away on November 20, 2021 at the age of 98. Foerster was a Jacksonville native, whose family originally came to Florida in 1870. He was son to the late Robert O. and Ewing Wendel Foerster. He was […]

In Memoriam: Elizabeth “Betsy” Ross Lovett

In Memoriam: Elizabeth “Betsy” Ross Lovett

March 19, 1930 – October 26, 2021 A legendary Jacksonville hostess and entertainer, avid donor and fund raiser, donner of exquisite and show-stopping costumes, and passionate world traveler, Betsy Ross Lovett was a shining star and one in a million. Betsy passed away on October 26, 2021, but her bright light continues to shine through […]

In Memoriam: Joe Joseph

In Memoriam: Joe Joseph

December 30, 1947 – August 27, 2021 Joe Louis Joseph of Arlington, 73 years old, passed away on August 27 at Ascension St. Vincent’s Southside Hospital due to complications from recently diagnosed stage 4 lung cancer. His wife of 52 years, Donna Ferguson Joseph, was at his side. Joseph was father to three. His eldest, […]

In Memoriam: Ellen Josephine McGehee Cavert

In Memoriam: Ellen Josephine McGehee Cavert

Celebrating the life of wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and philanthropist June 30, 1920 – August 4, 2021 Sometimes one life has a long-lasting reach into the lives of future generations. This is true of the life and legacy of Ellen Josephine McGehee Cavert, 101, who passed away on Aug. 4, 2021. Her volunteer leadership […]

In Memoriam: Wilda Ann Turner

Wilda Ann Turner, died September 20 surrounded by her loved ones.  A Florida native, Ann was born in Tampa and grew up in Lake City.  She loved all that Florida and the sunshine had to offer.  She was an avid Deep Sea Fisherwoman and was the only woman named as the N.E. Florida Marlin Assoc. […]