Obituaries 11/14/19

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Timothy Joseph O’Laughlin
Timothy Joseph O’Laughlin died when his single engine aircraft that he was piloting inexplicably crashed on the evening before his 73rd birthday.
Tim was an avid pilot since his days as a teenager in Waynesville, Ohio, learning to fly at Red Stewart Airfield.He served as a Naval Aviator for over a quarter of a century, flying the T2 Buckeye, F9 Cougar, A-6 Intruder, A-4 Skyhawk, A-7 Corsair II, and C-9 Skytrain. He retired as a Captain in 1997. His fellow aviators gave him the call sign, “Timo.” In 1978, Timo realized his dream of becoming a commercial airline pilot when he was hired by Eastern Airlines, beginning a career with the airline industry that would last 33 years. In 2011, he retired from Delta Airlines with over 20,000 hours of flight time.
In later life, he actively became a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, initially purchasing a small aircraft, then building another of his own. In addition to recreational flying, Timo and other former military pilots performed missing man formations for Veterans’ memorial services and other military functions when called upon.
Timo endeared himself to others with his humor, straight forward manner, love, and zest for life. Always with a look of mischief in his eye, he loved to make you laugh and everyone in his company was enriched by the experience. To Timo, nobody was a stranger but was just a friend he had not yet met. He touched many lives. Everyone who knew him will cherish his memory forever.
Timo was a great American, husband, father, and friend. He is survived by Peggie, his wife of fifty-one years, son Aaron, many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Agnes and Joseph O’Laughlin, sons Jeffrey and Christopher.
A friends and family gathering in celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 7:00 until 10:00 PM at Clay Theatre, 326 Walnut St, Green Cove Springs, FL. Graveside funeral services with Full Military Honors will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 11:30 AM at Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Rd, Jacksonville, FL. Please arrive 20 minutes early and park in Procession Lane # 3.
In lieu of flowers the family requests you donate to EAA Young Eagles https://www.eaa.org/eaa/apps/donations/donationform or Rodeheaver Boys Ranch, Palatka Florida http://rbr.org/donations/
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jacksonvillememorygardens.com

Anna May Travis Stramaglia
Anna May Travis Stramaglia, 88,  of Middleburg, FL, passed away November 5, 2019.
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000. www.broadusraines.com

Freda Proulx
Freda Proulx, 83, of Orange Park, FL, passed away November 4, 2019.
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000. www.broadusraines.com

Toga Harry Janson
Toga Harry Janson, 97,  of Orange Park, FL, passed away November 9, 2019.
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000. www.broadusraines.com

Beulah Mae Floyd
Beulah Mae Floyd, 79, of Middleburg, FL, passed away November 11, 2019.
Broadus Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000. www.broadusraines.com

Paul Edward Berthiaume, Sr.
Paul Edward Berthiaume, Sr. 76 of Middleburg, FL passed away Monday, November 11, 2019. Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043. 904-284-7720.www.RHRFH.com

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