Featured Obituaries

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Robert (Bud) Wolff passed away peacefully at the age of 99, in his home in North Port, Florida, on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021.

Monday, October 11, 2021
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Dale A. Ruth, 57, of Englewood, Fla., passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Englewood Community Hospital due to Covid complications.

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Judy Ann Goodwin, 71, of North Port, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, surrounded by love at the Tidewell Hospice House in Sarasota, Florida.

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Stephen R. Greisz, 71, of North Port, Fla., passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021, in Port Charlotte, Fla.

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Sean Craig Pound, 55, of Venice, Fla., found peace in the arms of his loving savior Thursday, October 7, 2021, after bravely fighting for over 3 years. He fought the good fight, and never wavered in his faith. Born in Long Beach, California on December 13, 1965, and growing up in both Florid…

Saturday, October 09, 2021

John Andrew Johnson, 81, of North Port, Florida, went to meet his Savior, Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. He left thank-you gratitudes for the nurses at Davida Dialysis of North Port for all their caring and kindness during the past four years. Also, he was most grateful for the staff…

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Raymond “DJ Rockin’ Ray” Paul Buck, Jr., 52, of North Port, Florida, formerly of Bayville, New Jersey, passed away Oct. 6, 2021. He was born on Nov. 16, 1968, in Long Branch, New Jersey, to his parents, Raymond Sr and Ruth Buck.

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LeRoy (Roy) Ebers, 85, passed away peacefully from a lung infection on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, with his devoted partner, Beverly Deskins, by his side. Born in 1936 in Frankford, Missouri, Roy grew up on a small farm with his brother, Harvard Ebers, and sister, Pat Ebers Gaines. He was a tal…

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Robert R. Rodgers, 77, of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021.

Friday, October 08, 2021

John Robert Venning, Jr. of Venice, Florida, formerly of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at the age of 84.

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Elsa G. Beal (nee Hernandez), 63, of North Port, Florida, beloved wife and sister passed away into the arms of our Lord on Sept. 23, 2021, surrounded by the love of her husband and siblings. She was the second child born to the late Miguel and Maria Elida Hernandez on Jan. 26, 1958, in Eagle…

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Joseph McDonald, 74, of Englewood, Florida, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, after a brief illness.

Thursday, October 07, 2021
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Robert J. Meyer, 81, of Port Charlotte, Florida, died peacefully Saturday, October 2, 2021 in Port Charlotte.

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Clyde A. Locker, 83, of Middletown, Del., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

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Terry G. Rankine, 74, of North Port, Florida, died Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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Lieutenant Colonel Grace Elizabeth Chicken, USAF (retired) 107, received her final flight wings on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. She passed away peacefully at her home at South Port Square in Port Charlotte, Fla.

Wednesday, October 06, 2021
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John W. Ripa, 90, of Punta Gorda, Fla., was called home Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Tidewell Hospice House in Venice, Fla.

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Lieutenant Colonel Grace Elizabeth Chicken, USAF (retired) 107, received her final flight wings on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. She passed away peacefully at her home at South Port Square in Port Charlotte, Fla.

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Ronald Collins, 72, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021.

Tuesday, October 05, 2021
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James H. Patton, Jr., age 81, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Oct. 5, 2021.

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Elaine VanAmburg, 87, recently passed into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, August 22, 2021. Elaine was born in Medford, Mass., and was a longtime resident of Woburn, Mass., Port Charlotte, Fla., Dowling Park, Fla., and passed away while living in DeLand, Fla.

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William “Bill” Howard Cartony, 70, of North Port, Fla., died Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Bayfront Health Hospital in Port Charlotte, Fla.

Monday, October 04, 2021
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John F. Kromish, Jr., beloved husband, father and friend, peacefully passed away at home Sept. 24, with his wife and daughter by his side.  Born in Middletown, Connecticut, he was the son of John and Josephine (Bower) Kromish.

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Hugh (Whitey) Joseph Toner, 87, formerly of Punta Gorda, Florida, and originally from Brooklyn, New York, passed away Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 with family at his side.

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David Wayne Boswell, 59, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Florida.

Saturday, October 02, 2021

Thomas (75) and Leslie Van Kampen (67) of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away peacefully and together on Saturday, September 11, 2021, with close family members at their bedside.

James Joseph Maloney Jr., age 82, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, in Port Charlotte, Fla.

William Edward Clark, aka, Wild Bill, age 82, died Sunday, September 26, 2021, in Sarasota, Fla. Bill was born on November 21, 1938, in Bartholomew County, Ind. Bill lived in Englewood, Fla., for 26 years. He was retired from General Electric after 35 years as a Unit Manager. He was a member…

Irene E. Procko, 94, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital-Port Charlotte.

Joseph W. Helble, age 60, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Joseph was born on December 12, 1960, to John Jacob William Helble and Doris Stewart Helble in Hialeah Hospital.

James “Jim” L. Hageman, 84, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Friday, September 24, 2021 at Bayfront Health-Port Charlotte.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Rose A. Harper, 83 of Punta Gorda, Fla., died Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Bayfront Health-Punta Gorda.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Donald (Jug) Lee Cole, 77 years old of Rotonda West, Fla., died on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

Harriett L. Bowman, 92, of Punta Gorda, Florida, died Thursday, September 23, 2021, at residence.

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Lillian Banker, formerly of Port Charlotte, Fla., beloved wife, mother, and grandmother/great grandmother, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 13, 2021, at home, surrounded by her family.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Margaret Julia Marrapodi, age 90, of Chatham Township, N.J. and Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at her home in Juniper Village, surrounded by her loving children. Margy was born in Brooklyn, on September 5, 1930, to Olivia…

Harriett L. Bowman, 92, of Punta Gorda, Fla., died, Thursday, September 23, 2021, at her residence.

Monday, September 27, 2021

Beth Ann Knox, 64, of North Port, Fla., formerly of Wappingers, N.Y., passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021. She was born on July 28, 1957, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to her parents Robert and Lois Holmquist.

Rita W. Michaud, 96, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte.

Therese A. Otte, 65, of Punta Gorda, Fla., died at her residence Saturday, September 11, 2021.

Loretta Mae Gruber of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away peacefully on Friday, September 24, 2021, in Port Charlotte, Fla., at the age of 84. She was born on July 28, 1937, in Taylor, Mich., to George and Alma Blanchard.

Frederick “Fred” C. Paulsen, 98, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte.

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