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Suwannee Democrat obituaries - Aug. 8, 2012

Live Oak — Leo W. “Bo” Cameron

Nov. 1, 1931 - Aug. 2, 2012

 

 Leo W. “Bo” Cameron, age 80 of Live Oak, Fla., passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, Fla. following a brief illness.  
He was a native and life long resident of Live Oak and served in the U.S. Army. Bo worked for Wes Haney Chevrolet Dealership for many years. He loved farming and was a member of the Live Oak Elks Lodge #1165 and the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

He was predeceased by a son John Paul Cameron.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Cameron, Live Oak; three sons, Tony (Melissa) Cameron, Jeff (Joyce) Cameron and Mike (Denise) Cameron all of Live Oak; one daughter, Elizabeth (Jim) Simpson of Live Oak; one sister, Joyce Miller of Bostwick, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held Saturday Aug. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral services were held 3 p.m., Sunday, August 5, 2012 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church with Father Donald Woodrum officiating. Interment followed in the Antioch Baptist Church cemetery.

Please sign the guestbook at www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net.

Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc., Live Oak, FL 386-364-5115 was in charge of all arrangements.

 

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Eunice R. (Bowen) Konieczny

March 23, 1925 - Aug. 4, 2012

Eunice R. (Bowen) Konieczny, 87, of Live Oak, Fla., passed away peacefully on Aug. 4. She was born March 23, 1925 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, and was the oldest child of Fred H. and Asenath Bowen. 
She lived in Vermont for 21 years and was educated in Newport Center Public Schools where she graduated in 1934. After graduation she was employed by the Farm Labor office of the Orleans County Extension Service. Eunice was also active in 4-H Club work. In 1946 Eunice moved to Northampton, Massachusetts where she was employed by the Hampshire County Extension Service. There she met her husband of 47 years, Edward G. Konieczny. They were blessed with four children: Ann Marie Konieczny, Louise Margaret Mahoney, Janice Ruth Doubleday and Edward S. Konieczny, and lived in Hadley, MA all their married years. Eunice was employed by UMASS/AMHERT for nearly 26 years by the Student Activities Office where she retired in 1985. She loved flower gardening, handicrafts and did extensive traveling. She was an active 4-H leader for many years and was also active in the Hadley PTA, Saint Johns Ladies Guild and Hadley Mothers Club. She spent her later years in Florida, each Summer visiting family and friends in New England.

She is survived by her sisters: Lois and Nelda; brother: Glenn; her four children and their families; and enjoyed her nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Eunice R. Konieczny Scholarship Fund at UMASS/AMHERT, MA.                                                                                    

Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., of Live Oak and Branford, FL in charge of arrangements.

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