In Memoriam: April 4

Marjorie Ada Argyropoulos, 91, Vero Beach

Marjorie Ada Argyropoulos, 91, passed away peacefully in her Vero Beach home on Friday, March 30, 2018. She was born Marjorie Ada King in London, England, in July, 1926.

During WWII, she met her loving, husband, Jim, and they married in September 1944. A few months later Marjorie was one of a few dozen brides on a hospital ship traveling to America to meet and live with Jim’s family while he stayed in Europe for the remainder of his U.S. Army commitment.

Marge and Jim settled in the Washington, D.C., area in 1945 where they raised their children. In 1978, they moved to Vero Beach where they enjoyed a very active retirement. Marge always looked forward to visits from her children and grandchildren when she and Jim would take them to the beach, the pool, Dodger’s games and Orlando theme parks.

Marge enjoyed baking, sewing, bowling, golf, swimming, walking, and shopping. Jim and Marge loved traveling and took many trips throughout the U.S. and Europe as well as cruises throughout the Caribbean.

Marjorie loved Vero Beach. After 10 years in Vista Royale, Marge and Jim moved to Grove Isle where she lived for 30 years. She loved her community and for most of her years was an active participant in the HOA.

Marge was a beautiful woman who was known for her infectious smile, her love of dancing, her grit and enthusiasm for life.

Marjorie is survived and will be lovingly remembered by her three children, Carol Greeson, (Jerry), Janet Miller (Claude) and Paul Argy; her five grandchildren, Jennifer Greeson Dunn, Kristen Kessler, Kimberly Estes, Kate Kellogg and James Argy; and four great-grandchildren, Adam, Ethan, William and Corrine.

A memorial service will be held at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, 4475 43rd Ave., Vero Beach on Thursday, April 12, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Marjorie’s name may be made to VNA Hospice House, 1110 37th St., Vero Beach, 32960.


Charles Francis Holub, 84, Vero Beach

Charles Francis Holub, 84, went home to be with the Lord April 2, 2018, in Vero Beach. He was born in the city of Chicago, Aug. 25, 1933, and was an only child, and son of a commercial painter.

He served in the Korean War Army, working on helicopters which made him a strong, diligent, respectful and disciplined man. He became a printing press setter at Greg and Moore Printing and excelled quickly at his trade.

He fell in love with his wife, Betty, instantly, and three months after meeting they married. They moved and lived in Round Lake Park, Ill., for 40 years and later moved to Sunny Hills, Fla.

They recently moved to Vero Beach in August of 2018. His life experiences lead him to be a successful businessman, icon in his community and devoted hard working family man. He was the owner/operator of The Round Lake Roller Rink for 25 years, Waukegan Skate Arenas for seven years, Mundelien Roller Rink for 15 years, Sunny Hills Country Club, Florida, for 14 years.

Known to teenagers at his skate centers as Mr. H., he was well-respected and made patrons feel safe and a part of the family.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Betty; his children, Chuck (Kim) Holub, Michele (Bruce) Berlin and Jennifer (Allen)Young; his grandchildren, Kevin (Kerbs), Aly (Kerbs), Billy (Kerbs), Charlie (Holub), Morgan (Holub), Sam (Berlin), Ben (Berlin), Alyssa (Young); and great-grandchild, Lilian.

Chuck leaves a legacy of generosity, fairness and integrity in his community. A true patriot at heart, Chuck loved his country and said it was an honor serving.

He is known by those who knew him well as a stern, direct man who protected his own with everything he had. His family was his greatest treasure and they viewed him as their hero.

Visitation with family will be Saturday, April 7, at 9 a.m. with Memorial Service to follow at 10 a.m. with a procession of a military honor burial.

Service will be held at The Chapel in Mundelein, 1966 W. Hawley Street, Mundelein, IL 60060. The Military burial will follow at Acension Cemetery 1920 Buckley Road, IL 60048.


Judith Stinson, 76, Vero Beach

Judith Stinson, 76, of Vero Beach, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. She was born on Nov. 25, 1941, and was a longtime resident of Vero Beach.

She was a graduate of Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, N.C., with a degree in education. She spent her professional life in administrative assistant roles at Trinity Episcopal Church and Hospice, all in Vero Beach.

She enjoyed sewing, shopping and animals.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Blanche Blythe; her husband, John Stinson; and brother, Joseph Blythe.

Survivors include two children, Robert Whiteley (Jessica), of Orlando, and Sharon Whiteley, of Vero Beach; sister, Mariana Hatcher, of Clinton, N.C.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Vero Beach.

No services will be held at this time.


Helen Jenkins Eaves, 84, Vero Beach

Helen Jenkins Eaves, 84, died March 31, 2018, at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach. She was born April 30, 1933, in Plymouth, Pa.

Helen married the love of her life, Charles T. Eaves, who preceded her in death. They moved to Irvington, N.J., where they raised their four children. While raising their children Helen worked for Prudential in Newark, N.J., for her career, respectively Charles was a decorated, wounded in the line of duty, police officer in Newark as well.

The two later moved to the Florida Keys where Helen continued to work as a classified editor of the Reporter in Tavernier, Fla.

Helen and Charles were an extensive travelers and avid readers.

She was a member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Sebastian.

Survivors include sons, Charles Eaves (Bonnie), and Russell Eaves (Nancy), both of Key Largo, Fla.; daughters, April Spero (Mark), and Tracie Ann Hill (William), both of Sebastian; grandchildren, CJ Eaves (Jaimie), Corrine Miller (Michael), Ashleigh Lovell (Adam), Mark Patrick Spero, Kelsey Eaves, Savanna Spero, Whitney Caroline Hill; great-grandchildren, Gage Klintworth, Austin Klintworth, Isabella Zuchowski, Adam Lovell, Ava Lovell, Lily Ann Lovell; and Helen’s sister, Lillian Schlough, of Daytona, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Kiminski; granddaughter, Jaimie Eaves Klintworth; and brother, Eugene Jenkins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, April 6, at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Sebastian.


Mary E. Burkhardt, 99, Vero Beach

Mary E. Burkhardt, 99, of Vero Beach, died March 29, 2018, in Vero Beach. Mary was born Aug. 1, 1918, in Bellaire, Ohio, and lived in Vero Beach for 52 years coming from Shadyside, Ohio.

Before moving to Vero Beach, Mary was employed by the Belmont Federal Savings and Loan in Bellaire, Ohio, for 17 years. When she and her husband, Richard, came to Vero Beach in 1966. They owned the local Burger Chef restaurant for three years.

Mary was a member of Community Church Vero Beach and an active member of the Pilot Club Vero Beach.

Survivors include her son-in-law, Bruce Colton, of Vero Beach; grandchildren, Mike Colton (Missy), of Ft. Pierce, Paige Colton (Brian Workman), of Vero Beach, Greg Colton (Brandi), of Vero Beach, Banks Colton (Tiffany), of Seminole, Fla., and Sam Colton (Whitney), of Vero Beach; great-grandchildren, Mark, Lindsay, Courtney, Taylor, Andrew, Trevor, Briana, Alex, Logan, Madelyn, Rebecca and Olivia; and great-great-grandson, Owen.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Richard Oscar Burkhardt; daughter, Becky Colton; and son, Richard Mark Burkhardt.

A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, April 5, in Crestlawn Cemetery Vero Beach.

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