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Michael Maestretti

Jun 24, 1988 - Sep 17, 2023

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West Palm Beach, FL

ObituaryMichael James Maestretti son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin, friend, and soldier unexpectedly died in West Palm Beach, Florida, on September 17, 2023. Michael was born on June 24, 1988. He was the eldest of four children to Tim and Leisa Maestretti. He attended St. Patrick's Catholic School and Christian Brothers High School, graduating in 2006. Michael enlisted in the US Army. He earned the Physical Fitness Award, ranked as Expert Mortarman, and was offered the highest contract out ...Read More

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Jonathan Stuart Gilson

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West Palm Beach, FL

Jonathan Stuart Gilson, age 74, of West Palm Beach, Florida passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024. A graveside service for Jonathan will be held Monday, February 26, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Fernhill Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum, 1501 South Kanner Highway, Stuart, FL 34994.

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Paul D. Wonders

Jun 06, 1965 - Feb 05, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

Paul D. Wonders, 58, of West Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Freeport passed away Monday, February 5, 2024, peacefully at his home. Paul was born in Pittsburgh, PA on June 6, 1965, a son of the late Bronwen (Davies) Wonders and Harry William Wonders, Sr. Paul was a 1983 graduate of Freeport Area High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the US Army. He served with the 35l Avionics & Navigation Engineers in the 8th Army Command, 101st Airborne Division. After his service to his country, Paul returned to Freeport. He then received an associate degree from Computer Tech, a bachelor’s degree from Robert Morris and MBA from Duquesne University. He was also currently pursuing a degree in Cybersecurity at DeVry University. Paul worked in various positions with several companies throughout his career. He was employed at Giant Eagle, Inc. for 14 years as Sr. Manager, Infrastructure Service Strategy & Operations. He then was a Senior Program/Project Manager at The Bank of New York Mellon. Paul was known for his warm heart, sense of humor and enduring spirit. He enjoyed golfing, camping, fishing, kayaking and was a big Pittsburgh Steeler and Penguin Fan. Paul is survived by his wife, Claudine (Cardinali) Wonders. Their 4 children, Zachary Wonders, Madeline Wonders, Tyler Wonders and Hannah Wonders. His siblings, Harry William Jr.. & Mary Beth Wonders,, Rebecca & Jim Peli and Laura & Tim Solla. Paul is also survived by his nieces, Sarah Wonders, Elizabeth Wonders, Shelby Solla and nephew, James Peli. His legacy will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him. Let us celebrate the life he lived and the love he shared. Memorial Service will be held from 2-4 pm on Sunday, March 3, 2024, at the Laube Hall Freeport Room on the lower level in Freeport. We welcome family and friends to attend to share fond memories in honor of Paul. To to the family or in memory of Paul D. Wonders, please

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William P Jacobson

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West Palm Beach, FL

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Stephanie Lynn Houston

Jan 25, 1932 - Feb 21, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

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Sep 27, 1937 - Feb 14, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

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Sep 25, 1977 - Feb 09, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

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Nov 01, 1944 - Feb 21, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

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May 08, 1988 - Feb 05, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

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May 01, 1942 - Feb 18, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

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Solange Colon

Nov 21, 1956 - Feb 17, 2024

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West Palm Beach, FL

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