Suwannee Democrat


May 14, 2014

Suwannee Democrat Obituaries- May 14, 2014

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Etta Lucille ‘Lucy’ Pelletier


May 7, 2014


Etta Lucille ‘Lucy’ Pelletier 81, of High Springs, passed away May 7, 2014, at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville with her family by her side.  She was born in Largo Fla. to the late Ruben & Rosetta (Richardson) Gill.  

Ms Lucy was of the Baptist faith, and was a private secretary and bookkeeper for Hillsborough Printing Co.  Then in 1979 she moved to Chiefland, and with her husband by her side, they opened and operated their own business, “The Print Shop of Chiefland” for 16 years.  She enjoyed a variety of music including country, Irish Folk and religious.  In the past she was involved with Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts.  Her hobbies were photography, crocheting, knitting, sewing and reading but spending time with and taking care of her family was her pride and greatest joy in life.

She is survived by her husband of almost 50 years, Richard Pelletier, Sr. of High Springs; daughter, Linda (Jim) Bissonnett of Orlando; sons, Lee (Allison) Pelletier of Bell, Richard (Michelle) Pelletier, II., of High Springs, Marc (Dana) Pelletier of Hickory, NC; step daughters, Margo Janscar of Pinellas Park, Becky Suffoletto of St. Petersburg; a brother George (Mary) Gill of New Port Richey; twenty one grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.

Graveside Funeral service will be Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Sylvan Abbey Cemetery, 2853 Sunset Point Road in Clearwater, Fla. 33759.  Visitation for Mrs. Pelletier will be Wed., May 14, 2014 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services in Chiefland. 

Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, Fla. 32626, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Pelletier family.  Condolences may be offered by visiting our website at


Helen Frances Kelly


Jan. 26, 1927 - May 10, 2014


Helen Frances Kelly, age 87, of Live Oak, Fla. passed away Saturday morning, May 10, 2014 at Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City, Fla. She was born in Jersey City, NJ moving to Live Oak in 1962 from West Palm Beach, Fla.  Helen was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Women’s Guild, the Humane Society and Disabled American Veterans.

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