West Melbourne, FL
Justine Byrnside, 86, of West Melbourne went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 11, 2013, at the VITAS Hospice In-patient Care Unit on Merritt Island after an extended period of pain. Justine was born July 17, 1927, in Hurricane, WV. She was a resident of the Melbourne/West Melbourne area for the past seventeen years, coming from Fairfax, VA. Her proudest earthly achievement was serving for three years in the United States Marine Corps. She often wished she had stayed in a lot longer. Prior to retirement, she worked for the Federal Government in the Washington, DC, area. Survivors include Shirley Wagner, a long-time friend of 54 years, of West Melbourne. She is also survived by Patricia Byrnside, a sister-in-law and good friend; three nieces, Barbara Rafael of Richardson, TX, Brenda of Wren Reston, VA and Bethany Byrnside of Melbourne; and several great nieces and nephews. She was surrounded by love from everyone who knew her.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14th at Davis Seawinds Funeral Home in Melbourne, FL. Funeral services and interment will take place in Hurricane, West Virginia. Condolences may be shared at davisseawinds.com
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Nov. 14, 2013