Ethel Condes(1921 - 2014)

Ethel Marguerite Condes

Melbourne, FL

Ethel Marguerite Condes, 92, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, on November 26,1921. She was the daughter of Albert and Mary Bachman Hoover. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Mike Condes.

Marguerite is survived by her daughter, Nancy Whitsett, of Fairfax, Virginia; two grandchildren, Emily of Dallas, TX and Andrew of Ft. Worth, TX.

Marguerite's life with Mike took her to South America, Greece, the Caribbean, and Central American. In each of these countries, she held secretarial positions with government agencies. In Columbia, SA, while serving as the Secretary for the head of the Peace Corps, she was honored to meet President and Mrs. Kennedy, something she recalled with great pride.

She was an avid bridge player, consummate crossword puzzle player, loved to cook and enjoyed bowling. Marguerite was an active volunteer at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church office, and the church Thrift Shop. She was also a member of the St. Joanna Guild.

The memorial service will be held at 2pm, Saturday, April 12, 2014, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Strawbridge Avenue, Melbourne. Interment will follow at Arlington National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the or the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home in Melbourne is serving the family, (321) 723-2345,

Funeral Home

Brownlie & Maxwell Funeral Service & Crematory
1010 Palmetto Avenue Melbourne, FL 32901
(321) 723-2345

Published in FLORIDA TODAY from Apr. 10 to Apr. 12, 2014