Tonya Carlson, left our presence on June 28, 2013. She was born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma on April 18, 1967.
She will be greatly missed by those who loved her; her husband, Steve Carlson; her son and daughter, Jake and Emily; her mother and step-father, Judith and Gene Nurnberg; her sister, Kara Freck; her step-sister and brother, Michelle Middleton and Rob Nurnberg; her mother-in-law, Anne Carlson; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and special friends Kristen Proulx and Heidi Traver. She was predeceased by her father, Wayne Schiavino.
Tonya was a member of the Class of 1985 at Merritt Island High School and later received an A.S. degree in architectural drafting. A strong believer in volunteerism, Tonya was a former president of the Merritt Island Jaycees and donated her time to other organizations. She loved working with her friends as a florist.
Calling hours will be from 9:00am until 10:00am on Saturday, July 6th, at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Merritt Island, FL with Mass to follow at 10:00am.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Vitas Community Connection at 323 South Washington Avenue, Titusville, FL 32796; phone 321-751-6671, or at www.vitas.com by mentioning her home city (Cocoa, Florida) and zip code (32926).
You may sign Tonya's guestbook at www.beckman-williamson.com.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY from July 2 to July 4, 2013