Mrs. Madeline Speer, 85, of Lake City, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the Haven Hospice Suwannee Valley Care Center. She was born in Taunton, Massachusetts to the late Joseph and Mary Baptista Cabino. Mrs. Speer was of the Catholic faith, a longtime resident of Lake City and was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne E. Speer.
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Survivors include one son, Wayne Speer, Jr., Cocoa Beach, FL; one daughter, Deborah A. McCarty and her husband James of Taunton, Mass.; one brother, Joseph Cabino and his wife Nancy of Merritt Island, FL; one granddaughter, Shauna McCarty and her husband David Simas and two great grandchildren, Payton McCarty-Simas and Rowan McCarty-Simas all of Washington, DC; her longtime companion and friend, Huey Powell, Bainbridge, GA; one nephew and several nieces also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Father Andrzej Mitera of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Live Oak, officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service from 1-2:00 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of GUERRY Funeral Home, Lake City. Please sign the guestbook at www.guerryfuneralhome.net
Published in Lake City Reporter on Feb. 7, 2013