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Hib and Martha Casselberry honored in Florida

Hib “Mr. Lighthouse” Casselberry along with his beloved wife Martha were honored recently as family and friends said their final farewells.  Hib had passed in 2019, and Martha joined him just recently.  As per their wishes, they wanted their ashes put to sea off the Hillsboro lighthouse in the Gulf Stream so that they could travel the world together. 


A U.S. Coast Guard veteran, Hib was known as lighthouse preservation pioneer. Both he and his wife were founding members of the Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society, and he also served as president. He was also a founding member of the Florida Reef Lights Foundation, the Florida Lighthouse Association, and several other historical preservation groups.

Submitted by Ralph Krugler.

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