LaEtta "Lolly"'s Story
GRAND GORGE - Our mother, LaEtta "Lolly" Thorington Theuman Monsees passed away peacefully, at the age of 99, at the Halifax Health Hospice Port Orange Care Center, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, with loving family members at her side.
She was an active and engaged resident at Riviera Senior Living and dedicated participant at Covenant Methodist Church in Port Orange, Florida. She was also a longtime member of the United Methodist Church in Grand Gorge.
She was predeceased by her first husband of 50 years, Eugene Theuman and second husband, John Monsees.
Lolly was born in the town of Colchester on Aug. 11, 1918, the sixth of seven children.
She finished her long life as the last of her generation. She will be laid to rest beside her first husband, Theuman in Fairview Cemetery, Grand Gorge.
Lolly is survived by her four children, Richard (Reva) Theuman of Edmonton, Canada, Laura Ashkenazi of Fort Lee, New Jersey, John (Liza) Theuman of Penfield, and Deborah (Allen) Benedix of Port Orange, Florida; grandchildren, Catherine Brandford, Geoffrey Theuman, Annette Ashkenazi, Alexander (Sarah) Theuman, Benjamin Theuman and Richard (Melissa) Killian; great-grandchildren, Shawn Theuman, Jesse Robert, Benjamin Killian, Abagaile Killian, Lillie Killian and Seth Killian.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, at the United Methodist Church, Grand Gorge, with committal prayers to follow in Fairview Cemetery. The services will officiated by the Rev. Dottie Morris.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Halifax Health Hospice Port Orange, FL 3800 or Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.
Published on November 17, 2017