Featured Obituaries

Monday, November 29, 2021

D. Dr. Ziegler was born March 7, 1937, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of Lawrence G. Ziegler and Eleanor Sams Ziegler Bythway.

Mae Delores "Dee" Mae Baiera, 83, of Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of Saegertown, Pa., passed away Friday, November 19, 2021, at Bay Front Health, Punta Gorda.

Saturday, November 27, 2021
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Barbara Charlotte Gunger, 85 of Englewood, Fla., passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021

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Maria Margeson of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Horseheads, N.Y. passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021, at the age of 86. Maria was born on April 6, 1935, in Elmira, N.Y., a daughter of the late Harry and Susan Pelone Clifford.

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Nancy Mongoven passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021. She was born in St. Augustine, Florida, on April 30, 1935. She was the second daughter of Tom (Pop) and Billie (Mimi) Lanier and sister to Mary Ann, Janice, and Tom.

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Helga Nowak passed away on February 26, 2021, at Hudson Valley Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Highland, N.Y.

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Danilo Sasoy Arcenas, Sr., 76, of Port Charlotte, Fla., entered eternal life on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, into the waiting heavenly arms of his son, sister, Nanay, and parents.

Bernie Swab, 74, of Englewood, Fla., and formerly Portage, Ind., passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021.

Friday, November 26, 2021
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Lori Jean Bartram, 66, of Florence Ky., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood, her family by her side.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
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Ruth Ann Bourque, age 76, passed peacefully at home, Saturday, November 20, 2021, with her husband by her side. Ruth Ann was born December 31, 1944, in Lynn, Mass., to Edwin and Madeline Niska. Ruth Ann and her husband of 58 years, Paul, spend their summers in Kittery, Maine, and winters in …

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
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Bruce Stewart Pomeroy, 86, of Englewood, Florida, passed on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. He was born on December 24, 1934, which was appropriate because his generosity was a great gift for so many.

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Peter H. Hansen Sr., 76, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed on Saturday, November 20, 2021. He was born on November 24, 1944, in Newark, New Jersey. Surviving his mother, Emma Hansen, 102. Pete graduated from Middletown North High School in 1963. Shortly after, married his soulmate, Judith Bopp, i…

Monday, November 22, 2021
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Mark S. Tobin, MD, FACP, formerly of Port Charlotte, Florida, and Hewlett Harbor, N.Y., born in Brooklyn, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021, 15 years to the day after his beloved wife, Rieva.

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Beverly J. Hoden, 92, of Englewood, Florida died peacefully on Saturday, November 20, 2021, with her youngest daughter and husband of 71 years at her side. She was born July 28, 1929, in Warren, Pa., to the late Lloyd B. and Ella M. Lesser Jones. She was the 12th child of 15, born to her parents.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
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Helen Carolyn Krayanek, 92, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Monday, November 15, 2021, at Port Charlotte Rehabilitation Center.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
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David Bart Bingham of Fairfax, Va., passed away of acute myeloid leukemia on Friday, November 12, 2021, in Punta Gorda, Fla., at age 64.

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Eddie Gonzalez, known as the "Urban Cowboy" passed away peacefully on Friday, November 5, 2021, in Englewood, Fla.

Monday, November 15, 2021
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Josephine Granlund, 85, of Anderson, Indiana, formerly of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on November 10, 2021, in Anderson, Indiana.

Saturday, November 13, 2021
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Clara Passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021. Mom, Fran, was born a century ago on December 15, 1921, to Francis, "Frank" and Clara (nee Vanselow) Baker. She spent a happy childhood in Hazelwood, Pennsylvania, graduated from Taylor-Allderdice High School, and went on to become an executive s…

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His wife Joann(Bramlage) Eisenhauer died in 1978. He is survived by his sister Helen Witt, children Marianne Eisenhauer-Wall, Shirley Eisenhauer, Bob Eisenhauer, Nancy Reed and Joe Eisenhauer.

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Carl John Schneider made the world a more beautiful place with the parks, gardens, playgrounds and marinas he designed.

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Jeanne Yvonne Sawyer was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

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Rosemary DiPietra died on November 5, 2021, at the age of 75, at Bayfront Hospital in Port Charlotte Florida.

Friday, November 12, 2021
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Kelvin (Kel) Der Krotzer, 91, a 23-year resident of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away peacefully at his home on October 28th, 2021.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
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David Paul "Speedy" Krivonak passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, in Punta Gorda, Fla., after a heroic 6-year battle against lymphoma. He was 69.

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Jarvis Frank Jarvis Coats, 64, of Englewood, Fla., (formerly of North Little Rock, Ark.), passed away due to natural causes on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at his home. Born on September 18, 1957, in Goldsboro, N.C., he was the son of the late Caroline Jarvis Coats and Carl Gideon Coats.

Tuesday, November 09, 2021
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Nancy Thomson, 85, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Monday, November 1, 2021, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital. Nancy was born September 1, 1936, in Scranton, Pa., to the late Karl and Olive Rice. Nancy worked for many years as an aide in the Hillsborough, N.J., school system. After moving t…

Saturday, November 06, 2021
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William "Bill" M. Hughes, 83, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at Bayfront Health Hospital Port Charlotte. He was born in Jersey City, N.J., to William and Eleanor Hughes. Most of Bill's career was in transportation for the first company to int…

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William Nelson Moran, 87, known as Bill, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021. He was born November 27, 1933, in Montgomery, Ala., to Joseph and Martha (nee Roberson) Moran. Bill was raised in East Point, Ga., and graduated from Russell High School and Georgia Tech. Although he was awar…

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L. Rita L. Barton, 67, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.

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K. Gracie K. Peterson of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away peacefully on September 27, 2021 at the age of 99.

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Wendy Beam, 61, of Englewood, Fla., formerly of Massachusetts, passed away after a long illness on October 23, 2021.

Wednesday, November 03, 2021
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Marion (Kenney) McKinney, originally from Millis, Mass., died peacefully on October 24, 2021, in Port Charlotte, Fla. She was the daughter of Frederick E. and M. Gertrude (McDonald) Kenney.

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Ann Mary (Maye) Katrenak Pikiel, age 96, has peacefully passed away on Monday, November 1, 2021, at Tidewell Hospice, Port Charlotte, Florida. Her family was with her at her bedside.

Tuesday, November 02, 2021
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Michael Zachary Michael Lisk passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021 at the age of 29.

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J. C. Spann, 89, of Port Charlotte, Fla., departed this life peacefully to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, October 27, 2021.

Monday, November 01, 2021
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Sam Edgar Warren passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, with his wife of 31 years, Wendy Jo Warren, at his side.

Sunday, October 31, 2021
Saturday, October 30, 2021

Betty L. Crockett, 94, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021.

Donetta Ruth Christian, 81, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at her daughter’s home in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Elmer F. Brauchler, 94, of Port Charlotte, Fla., went home to be with the Lord on October 27, 2021, at Englewood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Englewood, Fla.

John J. Joyce, Jr, age 55, of North Port, Fla., passed away on October 29, 2021. He was born in Suffern, N.Y., to John and Roseann Joyce on May 18, 1966. John came to North Port from Tomkins Cove, N.Y., 18 years ago, and was the owner of Sonic Concepts, Inc. John loved his work and his patie…

Paul Winton Hyatt died peacefully on Monday, October 18, 2021, after a short struggle with COVID. Born in Washington, Ind., on October 24, 1928, to Charles Winton and Margaret Heffernan Hyatt. He graduated from Washington Catholic High School in 1947 and Xavier University in 1955, studying E…

Joachim (Uncle Joe) Oskar Fellmeth, 86, of Punta Gorda passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Uncle Joe was born on December 9, 1934 in Heilbronn, Germany. Uncle Joe immigrated to Canada at the age of 22 and shortly thereafter to the United States. Uncle Joe worked a variety of jobs and r…

William Andrew O’Donnell IV of Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of Brighton, Mich., died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, on October 27, 2021. He was 84 years old.

Millicent “Millie” Towar Vesper, formerly of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed into the arms of her Savior on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at the age of 96. Millie was born in Detroit, Mich., on March 23, 1925.