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    Charles H. Johnson, Jr.

    Charles H. Johnson, Jr., 87, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at his Port Charlotte home. Charles was born in Columbus, Ohio to Charles and Elizabeth Johnson on June 23, 1932. Charles joined the U.S. Air Force out of High School, and returned to his native Ohio and family after being Honorably Discharged. Following the…

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    Dorothy May Golding

    Dorothy May Golding, 82, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Solaris Healthcare of Charlotte Harbor. Dorothy was born March 28, 1937 in Jamaica to the late Isaiah Byfield and Cassandra (Masters) Byfield. She moved to Port Charlotte in 2001 from New York, NY. She retired after a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant in New York.…

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    Winifred “Winnie” Eileen Garvey

    Winifred “Winnie” Eileen Garvey, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Southport Square Harbour Health Center. Winnie, who was also known as Una, was born on February 11, 1936 in Bayonne, New Jersey to the late Winifred and Cornelius Clancy. She was one of 2 children, including the late Thomas Clancy. Winnie…

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    Karen Ruth Effrem, M.D.

    Karen Ruth Effrem M.D., 60, of Port Charlotte, FL passed away from her 10 year battle with breast cancer on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. She was a physician and education policy advocate as well as a loving wife, mom, daughter, sister, grammy, and friend. Graduating from Riley High School as the only girl…

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    Charles W. “Bill” Wyld, Jr.

    CHARLES W. “BILL” WYLD, JR., 90, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away on February 7, 2020 at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte.  Bill was a native of Averill Park, New York. He retired to Florida after 38 years of service in the U.S. Navy and Reserves aboard 32 ships, and after 41 years of service at the New York…

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    Theresa C. Fiedler

    Theresa C. Fiedler, 90, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Bayfront Health-Port Charlotte. She was born April 8, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York to the late Angelo and Filomena Labella. She moved to Port Charlotte with her family 32 years ago from Shirley, L.I., New York. She attended St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte.…

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    Scott A. Nelson

    Scott A. Nelson was unexpectantly taken from us on February 5, 2020. Scott was born in Elmhurst, Illinois to Paul and Rose Nelson. He lived in Port Charlotte for 46 years. He attended Edison Community College and received his EMT degree. Scott was the store manager at Tires Choice in Venice, FL. He loved fishing, spending time on his boat…

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    Gladys Irene James

    Gladys Irene James, 96, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020. Gladys was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Walter and Ida Dickman on January 28, 1924. Gladys married her husband, Roger, on July 22, 1950 and their family moved to Port Charlotte in 1959. Gladys is survived by her son, Scott (Lynda) James and daughter, Nancy…

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    John J. Costello

    John J. Costello, 81, of Port Charlotte, Florida died February 5, 2020 at Village Place in Port Charlotte. John was born August 21, 1938 on Prince Edward Island, Canada to the late Joseph and Josephine Costello. He was the Director of Maintenance for New England Mutual Life Insurance Co. (later acquired by MetLife) in Boston, Massachusetts before retiring. He and…

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    Lester Charles Allison, Jr.

    Lester Charles Allison, Jr, 90, of Port Charlotte, FL returned to his maker on Tuesday February 4th, 2020. Born in Hopewell, VA on May 2, 1929, Lester lived most of his life in Washington, DC with his late wife of 54 years, Barbara A. Allison. Lester graduated from William and Mary College and then was drafted to the Army 82nd…

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    Clarence Bernard Diersing, Jr.

    Clarence Bernard Diersing, Jr., 89 of Port Charlotte, Florida died Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Harbour Health Center in Port Charlotte. Clarence was born November 21, 1930 in Shively, Kentucky to the late Clarence and Vella Diersing. Clarence was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He married his true love Virginia”Jenny” Lee Diersing in 1952. In 1993,…