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Elizabeth A. "Liz" APPLEBY

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Elizabeth A. "Liz" APPLEBY Obituary
APPLEBY Elizabeth A. Liz & Dodie Appleby, age 59, of Fernandina Beach, passed away on Monday morning, June 2, 2014 at her residence. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the eldest of five children born to C. Richard Bergner and the late Betsy A. Balmer Bergner. The family lived in Brooklyn, locating to Glenwood Landing, Long Island in 1962 before moving to Oyster Bay on Center Island, NY in 1996. Her father s career in the Commercial Airlines Industry moved the family to Miami in 1969. Liz attended and graduated from Palmetto Senior High School, Class of 1972. In 1974, she married Bill Appleby, a Pilot with Piedmont Airlines and they made their home in South Miami. Liz followed in her husband s footsteps earning her multi engine rated Pilot s License. She and her husband launched and operated a charter service and pilot s school based at the Kendall Tamiami Airport, Miami, FL. In the late 1980s, her husband was transferred to Jacksonville which brought them to Fernandina Beach. Liz worked as a Paralegal for a local attorney before entering the banking industry with First Union. While with First Union, she worked in Jacksonville and Charlotte, NC, achieving the position of Vice President. Liz returned to Fernandina Beach in 2001. She always had an eye and mind for the Arts and Literature. Liz enjoyed reading, writing poetry, drawing, painting and photography. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Fernandina Beach. Her mother, Betsy A. Bergner, preceded her in death in 2007. She leaves behind her daughter, Emily Appleby, Fernandina Beach, FL, her father, C. Richard Dick Bergner, Fernandina Beach, FL, two brothers, Richard S. Bergner, Miami, FL, Clark T. Bergner, Miami, FL, two sisters, Betsy C. Tootsie Huysman, Palm Beach, FL, Merle B. Holland, McRae, GA, many nieces and nephews as well as her pets, Bubba and Tiny Taz. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Friday, June 27, 2014 at St. Michael Catholic Church with Reverend Father Jose Kallukalum, Celebrant. Liz will be laid to rest at sea on Saturday, June 28, 2014, as was her mother. Please share her Life Legacy at www.oxleyheard.com OXLEY HEARD FUNERAL DIRECTORS Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on June 13, 2014
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