Jessie  King

Obituary of Jessie Rose King

Jessie Rose King, 91, of Largo, Passed away July 6, 2021 at Suncoast Hospice.  She was born on October 2, 1929, raised in Hamilton Ontario Canada.  She spent her early years as a homemaker, caring for her family from Nova Scotia to Syracuse NY, before becoming an interior decorator for Jeanne Cortese Interiors in Syracuse. Jessie enjoyed watching and playing golf, and tennis and loved to quilt. 

She was preceded in death and widowed by Gray MacMurdo of 25 yrs and Perry A. King of 18 yrs.; children, Karin, Ian, Neil and her best friend, Jeanne Cortese Bottrill. Jessie and Perry retired to Homosassa, Sugarmill Woods in 1980.

Jessie is survived by her daughter Kimberlee E. MacMurdo; brother, James Conner; grandchildren, Rachel, Logan (Savita), Jake (Trey), Hailey, Keegan, and Courtney; great-grandchildren, Nevaeh, Audrina, Londyn, Gavin; daughter-in-law, Amy MacMurdo; four stepchildren, Tim King (Jeannette), Peggy Carney (Peter), Patty Brown, Dan King (Tina); and many nieces, nephews and loving friends.  

There will be a Celebration of Life at Sugarmill Woods Country Club, 1 Douglas Street, Homosassa, FL  34446 on July 31, 2021 at 12:30pm

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Kidney Fund at or the American Diabetes Association at

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Celebration of Life

12:30 pm
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Sugarmill Woods Country Club, 1 Douglas Street, Homosassa, FL  34446
1 Douglas Street
Homosassa, Florida, United States
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