Electronically Preserving Obituaries as Cultural Heritage


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

José Luis Vázquez

José Luis Vázquez, died September 29th, 2011 in Orlando, Florida at the age of 47.

He suddenly passed away.... when we least expected it. José died of a cardiovascular disease and was working on the construction of the Neumorus Hospital for Children at Lake Nona when he passed.


Danielle Tognieri Peeples

Danielle was born in Smithtown, NY, on February 7, 1972. She and Richard met while working in youth services at the Orange County Library System (1999-2004.) Danielle taught second-graders at Rosemont Elementary, where she was Teacher of the Year 2011-12.

She is survived by her husband Richard Peeples, mother Jean Tognieri, siblings Lauren and John Tognieri, and hundreds of friends and admirers.


Matilda Castrillo Barrientos

Matilda C. Barrientos, 71, of Tampa, FL, died Thursday, September 24, 2015 @ 4:07 p. m. She is survived by her husband, Carlos, 4 children; Gloria, Maria, Hanna, and Brian; 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held for her at Harmon Funeral home located at 5002 N. 40th St., Tampa, FL 33680 Please only family and very close friends only.


Amanda Mae (Clegg) Westbrook

Amanda passed away at Westminster Woods on Julington Creek, St Johns, FL

In addition to being an educator with the Duval County Public Schools for many years, she was a mother, grandmother, aunt and pending great-grandmother.

Survivors include: daughters, Valerie Bennett & Karen Westbrook, Jacksonville, FL; son, Jeff (Debbie Davis) Westbrook, Jasper GA; grandchildren: Cherish Bennett, Charleston SC; Megan (Val) Ayers, Cary NC; Lauren Westbrook & Andrew Westbrook, Jacksonville, FL; great-grandson, Henry James Ayers, due 10-22-2015 and a host of nieces and nephews.


Morris Merriam Wilson

Educator in Utah.

Husband to Lila Doty Atkinson Wilson.


Rudolph Vernon Larson

Doctor in Roosevelt Utah

Husband of Helen Calder Larson