Funeral & Memorial Service Announcements

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With both sadness and gratitude for beautiful lives, we acknowledge that the following persons have joined the Church Trimuphant. Please be in prayer for the families and friends of these saints whose lives, in God, shall never end. The details for the upcoming celebrations of their lives in funeral and memorial services are included below.

Robert Curtis “Bob” Fish

June 23, 1935 ~ January 11, 2021 (age 85)

A visitation with Sylvia, his spouse, and his family will be held at Emerald Coast Funeral Home (161 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547) on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. followed by the funeral at 3:30 p.m. The interment will be held Monday, January 18, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida.

Tribute for Bob

Rebecca Jane “Becky” Pajor

March 4, 1946 ~ December 20, 2020 (age 74)

Becky is the mother of MEUMC member, Lindsay Pajor. A visitation with the family will held at Mary Esther UMC on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. followed by a memorial service and celebration of life at 2:30 p.m. in the MEUMC Sanctuary. As COVID-19 protocols will be observed, we will use the Fellowship Hall as an overflow space should it be needed. A livestream of the service will be available for those unable to attend.


Martin Francis “Marty” Paluch

July 14, 1941 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 79)

Marty is the father of Deanna Yahney, our Director of Children’s Ministries and the Little Angels Preschool. A visitation with the family will be held at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home (113 Racetrack Road, NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547) on Monday, January 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. The interment will happen at a later date in Pennsylvania.

Let light perpetual shine upon them!