Electronically Preserving Obituaries as Cultural Heritage

by ORANGE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

EPOCH is a depository of information that will be held for future generations of researchers and genealogists. Family and friends of the deceased can submit detailed obituaries as a tribute to their loved ones, and in doing so help build a meaningful history of the residents of the community.

Latest Tributes

Loretta Irene Coleman (Scritchfield)

Loretta I. Coleman (Scritchfield) passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Orlando, Florida at the age of 64. She was surrounded be her family as she went to her forever home.
Born August 2, 1950 in Mannington, West Virginia, Loretta was the daughter of the late James and Hazel (Jones) Scritchfield. After spending most of her life in Ohio and West Virginia, she moved to Orlando, Florida in 1986.

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Ralph Clemente

Valencia Mourns Loss of Filmmaking Legend Ralph Clemente
Monday, April 6, 2015
By Linda Shrieves Beaty

Valencia College is mourning the loss of Ralph Clemente, who created and established Valencia’s well-regarded film technology program.
Clemente was a member of the Directors Guild of America and a man who delighted in telling stories — and making deals that would bring films to Florida.

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Ronald "Ron" James Read

Ronald James "Ron" Read - 1921-2014
BRATTLEBORO Ronald James "Ron" Read, 92 of Spruce Street, a longtime resident of Dummerston, died late Monday night, June 2, 2014 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital following a period of declining health.

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KATHLEEN EDNA HAULK (née MOORE)

KATHLEEN EDNA HAULK (née MOORE)
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Obituary - Published in Lakeland Ledger on Sept. 11, 2006

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Fred Wilson

Frederick Wilson was born in America Samoa on March 20, 1920 in American Samoa to James and Hilda Wilson. Fred went to school in America Samoa and worked all over the United States as a construction worker. Fred met his future wife Anita Simpson while working in San Francisco on the Golden Gate bridge in 1942.

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Bobbie Burks (Dill) Smith

To come later

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