Thursday Morning Four-Play – June 21, 2018

The usual crew showed up to clean-up and prepare the courts for the Thursday Morning Four-Play. We only had Thirteen (13) shufflers show up to meet the challenge. It was very hot (87 degrees) and humid (100%) by 9:00 am this morning. After we each played four matches, only Rex Galusha ended up winning all four. Congratulations Rex! Try to come back next week to meet this challenge. Ciao!

Rex Galusha

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Mona Carkner Obituary

I found the obituary for Mona and thought you would like to see it.
Carkner, Mona HOLLY HILL, Fla. Mona Carkner, 79, of Holly Hill, Fla., entered eternal peace on June 10, 2018, after a courageous battle with MDS and Leukemia. Born February, 17, 1939, in Le Roy, Mich., she grew up in Newport, N.Y. and attended West Canada Valley School. She then resided in the Albany area. She was the daughter of Beatrice LeFave Hoffert and Gordon Wagner. For over 25 years, she spent her summers at her camp in the Catskill mountains and her winters in the Daytona Beach area of Florida. She enjoyed camping, fishing and painting. She loved playing Shuffleboard with the Coronado Mainland Shuffleboard Club. She is survived by her longtime, loving companion and best friend Robert “Mouse” Wolven Sr.; her children, Bradley Ryan, Judy Westervelt, James Ryan, Jon Ryan, Joyce Valet, Patrick Ryan and Alicia Chrysler; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her sisters, Charlotte Guido and Teresa Pierce as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Gordon Wagner; and her sister Gerri Sheppard. . Family suggests donations be made in her name to the American Cancer Society. Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at

Mona Careener

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June Pot Luck Dinner – June 15, 2018

Friday night we had our June Pot Luck Dinner. Thanks to Tom Carbonell (President) for setting up the tables on Thursday. The usual set up crew came in early to decorate the tables and make the iced tea/lemonade. Club members began arriving around 5:00 pm with their delectable goodies such as Tom Carbonell’s pork loin, chicken, desserts, salads, baked beans, sweet potatoes and more.

We had approximately Twenty-Three (23) people attending. Tom Carbonell announced that it was George Karras’s birthday and we all wished George a Happy Birthday. Tom also announced that the courts will be refinished sometime the end of July or beginning of August, depending on the weather.  Joan Best collected for the 50/50 and Bonnie pulled the winning ticket. Congratulations to Cathy Kennedy for winning the 50/50 pot. Joan then led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and a mealtime prayer. We all lined up to enjoy the sumptuous meal. When dinner and socializing was done, we all cleared the tables and chairs. Not enough people were able to stay for Bunco. Hope to see you all back again next month. Ciao!

More Pictures From The Pot Luck

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Thursday Morning Four-Play – June 14, 2018

The usual clean up crew showed up early to clean and prepare the courts for play. We had Twenty-one (21) ardent shufflers show up for the challenge. We each played the usual four matches, drawing a new partner and court after every match. We congratulate Rex Galusha, Rod Lewis (Deland), Randy and Bonnie Radke for each winning all four of their matches. Hope to see you all back here for next week’s challenge. Ciao!

Randy, Rex, Bonnie, Rod Lewis.

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Mona Carkner’s Passing

I just received a very sad phone call from Mouse Wolven who has been taking around the clock care of Mona during her illness. Mona Carkner passed away last night after a long courageous struggle fighting cancer. We are so sorry for Mouse’s loss and convey our sincerest condolences to their family, friends and community. Tomorrow Mouse and his son will escort Mona’s body north to upstate New York where she will be interred on Wednesday. Mouse told me that he will return to Florida at a later date. This was all the information that I have at this time. Mona, who brought so much joy to everyone around her, will be sorely missed.

Mona Carkner

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June Pot Luck Dinner

Hi Everyone…just a reminder that our June Pot Luck Dinner is scheduled for this Friday, June 15th. Last month we did not have enough people sign up and so we were forced to cancel the dinner. PLEASE SIGN UP IN THE CUE HOUSE, or send me a note that you are coming. Like Everyone has always said, we all have to eat dinner, why not enjoy it with friends? Hope to see you there!

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Thursday Morning Four-Play – June 7, 2018

The C/M S crew started early to squeegee rain puddles off the courts. Twenty-Three (23) committed shufflers showed up for the morning competition. We each drew partners and played four matches. Congratulations to Dennis Buelk and Tom Rimmer for winning all four of their matches. Y’all come back next week. See you then. Ciao!


Tom Rimmer and Dennis Buelk

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