Stephanie Roush Boyd "Cissy" Petrandis
1946 - 2021
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Stephanie "Cissy" Roush Boyd Petrandis

Tallahassee - It is with profound sadness, but with joyous and grateful hearts for having known her, that we announce Stephanie "Cissy" Roush Boyd Petrandis passed away on April 16th, after her battle with pancreatic cancer.

Cissy was born on February 27, 1946 in St. Petersburg, FL. She was the oldest of three children of Franklin W. Roush, Jr. and Ann Bragg Roush. She spent idyllic childhood summers on her family's farm in Anderson, SC, often accompanied by foreign exchange students who were welcomed and enmeshed in the Roush family household throughout Cissy's youth. She graduated from St. Petersburg High School in 1964, and from Florida State University in 1968, where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, and was chosen Phi Delta Theta Sweetheart. Her children were raised in Monticello FL, where Cissy carried on the tradition of welcoming foreign exchange students into their home. She was employed with the Jefferson County Clerk of Court and later as office manager at Boyd Family Farms, Inc. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Monticello, Monticello Garden Club, Jefferson County Historical Association, Monticello Opera House, and was a contributing supporter/fundraiser to Aucilla Christian Academy. She was a past member of the Tallahassee Junior League, enjoyed travel, playing tennis, walking, and reading, but most especially loved entertaining and cooking with friends and family.

Cissy is survived by her beloved husband and soulmate, Jimmy Petrandis, daughter Suzanne Boyd, and sons John Boyd and David Boyd (fiance Kelly), grandchildren Laine and Trace Phipps, and sister Pamela Roush Gaylor. She is also survived by step-children George Petrandis, Lee Petrandis, and Lucy Poole, and step-grandchildren Lindsey and Jordan Poole, and Sophia Petrandis. Her son, Fred Allen "Trace" Boyd III, and her brother, Franklin W. "Bud" Roush III, preceded her in death.

One can never forget her vivacious, infectious laugh which not only lit up every room, but added joy to everyone around her. Cissy was kind, helpful, compassionate, accepting, welcoming, unselfish, understanding, loving, and loved by everyone who knew her.

The family is holding a Celebration of Life at The Swan House at Woodbrook at 497 Woodbrook Drive, Tallahassee 32312 on Thursday, April 22nd at 4pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee 32308.





Published by Tallahassee Democrat from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2021.
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Cissy was very kind to Steve & I when we were staying g at Madhes sands condo while our house was repaying after Hurricane Michael, she would share her flowers that Mr. Jimmy would give her. Always a smile on her face and so upbeat. I miss seeing her!
Elma & Steve Gillette
Neighbor
May 31, 2021
So sorry to hear ofCissy’s passing.
Jane Chichetti
Friend
May 19, 2021
Nancy and Ino Hassid
May 4, 2021
I loved Cissy.
She was a bright light, so happy and helpful, so energetic and enthusiastic. My mother, India Linebaugh of Monticello, loved her too, and enjoyed being with her.
I’ll always be grateful for Cissy’s help when my mama was in the nursing home. Cissy, thank you for being in our lives.


Sallie Linebaugh Worley
Friend
May 2, 2021
Sissy was a fun person to be around,she brighten up a room when she entered ,she will be truly missed
Jackie and Darrel Johnson
Friend
April 27, 2021
Suzanne, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. My Prayers are with you and she is now resting in the arms of the lord.
Marilyn Coppola
Friend
April 25, 2021
Cissy was a special person to us and to all the residents of Monticello. We miss her happy face and infectious laugh. Cissy never missed an opportunity to visit with you as soon as she saw you anywhere. We feel blessed to have known her,
Bruce and Linda Leinback
Friend
April 22, 2021
Wow, what a wonderful lady. She will surely be missed. God Bless you Sissy and thanks for being my friend.
Robert & Sherry DeVane
Friend
April 20, 2021
Truly a magnet of charisma. Everyone was drawn to her. What a love!!!
Judy Mackenzie O’Halloran
Friend
April 20, 2021
What a a joy she was to know. She will be missed
Sid & Libby Bigham
Friend
April 20, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
April 20, 2021
God Rest Her Soul In Heaven
Frankie Rosey
Acquaintance
April 19, 2021
God Rest Her Soul In Heaven. She was so full of life. God got one of the good ones, what a woman she was...
Frankie S. Rosey
Acquaintance
April 19, 2021
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