Places

  • Cocoa is also known as: Brevard County / Cocoa city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Ben Going (comedian), Jumaine Jones (basketball player), and Leonard Weaver (american football player).

History

Cocoa was founded by fishermen with the first families arriving around 1860. A post office was established at Magnolia Point, and the city's first commercial building was erected around 1881. First plats of the new settlement were made in 1882 under the name "Indian River City" on land owned by Captain R. A. Hardee. The name Indian River City was unacceptable to the U. S. Postal authorities who claimed it was too long for use on a postmark. The origin of the city's name is uncertain. In 1925, the Cocoa Tribune published several reader-supplied accounts of the town's naming. One reader credited Captain R. C. May with recommending the name at a town meeting in 1884. At Captain May's suggestion, the group finally chose the name "Cocoa" for the town's association with the cocoa tree. The name was forwarded to Washington, D. C. , where it was approved. Another story suggests that an old woman was inspired by a box of baker's cocoa and her suggestion was adopted. Still another version suggests that along the...

The official website for the city of Cocoa is http://www.cocoafl.org/.

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Cocoa Obituaries

It was reported on November 19th, 2015 that Darleen Filler passed on in Cocoa, Florida.  Filler was 85 years old and was born in Martin, ND.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Darleen's life.

It was noted on July 16th, 2015 that David Fraser Clark passed away in Cocoa, Florida.  Clark was 82 years old and was born in Kansas City, KS.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor David Fraser's life.

It was reported on February 13th, 2015 that Vernon P Weber perished in Cocoa, Florida.  Weber was 87 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Vernon P's life.

It was disclosed by Tampa Tribune on September 7th, 2014 that Wade J "Jim" Bayless passed away in Cocoa, Florida.  Bayless was 89 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Wade J "Jim"'s life.

It was reported on July 29th, 2014 that Skyler James Michael passed on in Cocoa, Florida.  Michael was 11 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Skyler James's life.

It was reported on May 20th, 2014 that Judith A "Judy" Rourke perished in Cocoa, Florida.  Rourke was 65 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Judith A "Judy"'s life.

It was noted on March 22nd, 2014 that Charles H Jr Haverland passed away in Cocoa, Florida.  Haverland was 90 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charles H Jr's life.

It was reported by Tampa Tribune on March 5th, 2014 that Virginia L "Jean" Derrett (Gasaway) perished in Cocoa, Florida.  Ms. Derrett was 92 years old and was born in Indianapolis, IN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Virginia L "Jean"'s life.

It was disclosed by Orlando Sentinel on October 4th, 2013 that Shannon L Moran perished in Cocoa, Florida.  Moran was 43 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Shannon L's life.

It was written on September 22nd, 2013 that Simpson McKinney passed away in Cocoa, Florida.  McKinney was 88 years old and was born in Evelyn, KY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Simpson's life.

All Funeral Homes in Cocoa

Island Cremations

We realize that each family's needs are different, and we are dedicated to respecting your choices, listening to you and answering your questions with sensitivity. Carrying out your family's wishes and paying attention to every detail are the...

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Brevard Memorial Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Cocoa, WA 98185
Brevard Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetary
5423 21st Ave Ne
Cocoa, WA 98185
Brevard Memorial Park
5423 21st Ave Ne
Cocoa, WA 98185
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Family Heritage Plan
5423 21st Ave Ne
Cocoa, WA 98185
Funeral Solutions
5423 21st Ave Ne
Cocoa, WA 98185
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Riverview Memorial Gardens
5423 21st Ave Ne
Cocoa, WA 98185
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Stone Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Cocoa, WA 98185

Cocoa Funeral Home News

The East Hampton Star
A funeral service will be held at Most Holy Trinity Catholic ... The group sponsored a golf tournament for Southampton Hospital that year. After moving to Florida about 20 years ago, Mr. Taber worked as a captain on a number of yachts out of Fort ...
http://www.easthamptonstar.com/dnn/Obituaries/tabid/13468/Default.aspx

Bettye Jones Gallagher
The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Jeffery Coco and Dr. Ellen Zakris and the staff of the ... November 8, 2010 at Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 825 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA. A Religious Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Interment to ...
http://obits.nola.com/obituaries/nola/obituary.aspx?n=bettye-jones-gallagher&pid=146444825

KERRY ANN LEMBO
Survivors include her husband, Michael, at home; her daughter, Vanessa of New Paltz; her sons, Michael and Jonathan, also at home; her brother, Kevin Gallagher and his wife, Donna of Poughkeepsie; her sister, Joyce Chick and her husband, Robert of Cocoa ...
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Thelma M. Schunk
Thelma worked most of her adult life at jobs that included the former Knowles and Fisher of Gowanda, the former JN Adam Developmental Hospital of Perrysburg and she even worked in the Naval Commissaries in Florida and in Washington D.C. She retired from ...
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A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a person who has died. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
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Funeral is the debut full-length album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on September 14, 2004 in North America by Merge Records and on ...
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FUNERAL SOLUTIONS COCOA FLORIDA
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Beckman - Williamson Funeral Homes and Crematory
At Beckman ~ Williamson Funeral Homes and Crematory we understand that a funeral is an art! ... Beckman-Williamson Funeral Homes and Crematory. Cocoa Beach, Florida ...
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