In Memory: April 9

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Ada Andrea Santos, 85

July 25, 1939 – March 23, 2024

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Rochelle (Shelly) B. Reidenbach, 87, Vero Beach

October 13, 1936 – March 19, 2024

Rochelle (Shelly) B. Reidenbach :: October 13, 1936 to March 19, 2024

A world traveler came to rest peacefully March 19 2024 at the age of 87. Shelly lived a full life and traveled the world with her husband, Robert.  She adored her five grandchildren.  For over 40 years she loved residing in sunny, warm, Vero Beach, Florida.  She was an avid Bridge player, supported many charities and was always sharp witted

Mrs. Rochelle Reidenbach was preceded by her childhood sweetheart and husband Robert Reidenbach in 2003.  Shelly is survived by her son Matthew Reidenbach, his wife June and their children Michael and Kayla.  Also she is survived, by her daughter, Nancy Reidenbach as well as her son Paul Reidenbach and his wife Kathlyn with their three children Bryce, Brent and Allyson.

The family would like to thank the staff at Garden View Rehabilitation Center and Hospice/VNA for the loving care and compassion they provided to Shelly.

Her memorial visitation will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024 from 9 – 10:30 am at the Cox Gifford Funeral Home, 1950 20th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960 with a funeral Mass at 11 am at St. Helen RC Church in Vero Beach. Interment will follow at Crestlawn Cemetery in Vero Beach.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Shelly’s honor to VNA Hospice Foundation,  445 24th Street, Suite 300, Vero Beach, FL 32960 OR  CLICK HERE.

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Constance M. Garrity, 82, Vero Beach

August 24, 1941 – March 30, 2024

Constance M. Garrity, 82, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 30, 2024. She was born in Elmira, New York, to the late Richard L. and Mary Halstead Wood. Constance had a distinguished career as an accountant, retiring after many years of dedicated service, notably from the City of Fort Pierce Finance Department. She furthered her education by earning a Master’s degree in finance from Indian River State College.

A devout member of St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Vero Beach, Connie was actively involved in the Anglican Church Women’s Group. She was also a lifelong member of Mahjongg International. Having been a resident of Indian River County for 24 years, Connie made lasting connections within her community, enriching the lives of those around her. Prior to her move to Vero Beach, she resided in St. Lucie County for 20 years.

Connie was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Russell T. Garrity, and her step-daughter, Deborah Landon. She is survived by her loving daughter, Tyna Collier, and son-in-law, Brian, of Vero Beach; step-daughter, Cynthia Garrity of Pennsylvania; step-sons, James M. Garrity and John Garrity and his wife, Kimberly, all of Pennsylvania; sister, Linda Corbin; brothers Gary Wood and Galen Wood and his wife, Jo Cassel Telenko, all of Pennsylvania; granddaughters, Tara Henderson and her husband Chris, Megen King and her husband John, all of Vero Beach; step-granddaughter, Leah Landon; as well as 5 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service to celebrate Constance’s life will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at St. Mark’s Anglican Church, located at 1795 45th St., Vero Beach, FL 32967. An inurnment will follow at a later date in Bentley Creek Cemetery in Bentley Creek, Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Anglican Church general fund, honoring Constance’s commitment to her faith community, or to VNA Hospice House at Additionally, contributions may be made to recognize the exceptional care provided by Brookdale Memory Care facility during her two years there. The care she received from all the staff, from all levels, was beyond excellent, and she made some wonderful friends during her time there, despite the challenges. She was deeply grateful for their dedication and compassion.

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Richard M. Lockard, 83, Vero Beach
January 12, 1941 – April 1, 2024
RICHARD M. LOCKARD (83) passed away April 1, 2024 at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital in Vero Beach, FL. He was born January 12, 1941 in Bedford, VA to the late Vaughnie and Oswald Lockard.

He was a member of the 1960 graduating class of Bedford High School. Richard has enjoyed his retirement in Vero Beach, FL for the past 18 years.

Richard is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Millie Lockard of Vero Beach, FL, daughter, Carmen Lockard Dickerson (NC), Elizabeth Bugner (NC) and son Paul Forbes (NC) as well as brother-in-law Thomas Ruff (VA) and son-in-law Ron Bugnar (FL). He leaves four grandchildren Courtney Forbes (NC), Carly Dickerson Morrison (NY), Quintin Dickerson (NC) and Crystal Hawkins (PA). In addition Richard leaves behind four great-grandaughters. Last but not least he leaves his best friend and furry companion “Izzy” behind to take to look after and protect us all.

In addition to Richard’s parents he is preceded in death by daughter Sonya Broderick (d.2023) of Vero Beach, FL.

Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean we’ll miss you until we meet again. Beautiful memories silently kept, of one that we loved and will never forget. Fly high Richard/Daddy, we love you.

A service will be held at a later date.

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Josephine Curello

November 25, 1932 – April 2, 2024

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