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    Amanda Mariee Legrand

    Amanda Mariee Legrand, 37, of Punta Gorda, Florida died Sunday, August 11, 2019. Amanda was born June 20, 1982 in Wuerzburg, West Germany. She moved to Punta Gorda 20 years ago with her mother from Maryland. Survived by her husband William Michael Legrand; a daughter, Ivy Marie Legrand; two sons, William M. Legrand, Jr and Haydn Legrand; mother, Angel M.…

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    Francis “Frank” E. Lamarre

    Francis “Frank” E. Lamarre, 84, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte. Frank was born March 17, 1935 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to the late Albert and Alice Lamarre. He was a retired high school teacher and moved to Port Charlotte in 1970 from Rhode Island. He is survived by his daughter,…

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    Dale A. Lewis

    Dale A. Lewis, 60, of Punta Gorda, Florida, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, Florida. Dale was born on November 18, 1958 in Muskegon, Michigan to the late Albert and Florence Lewis.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, Dale, a long time Florida resident, never married and had no siblings or children. A…

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    Frances M. McCann

    Frances M. McCann, age 93, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 2, 2019, in Fort Pierce, Florida. Frances was on born December 28, 1925 in Evanston, Illinois, to the late Victor and Charlotte (née – Springer) Metzger.  Frances moved to Palm Beach Gardens, FL, from Centerport, Long Island, New York in 1979, where she met…

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    John F. Noyen

    John F. Noyen, 74, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019, surrounded by his family. John, born on December 3, 1944, emigrated from the Netherlands with his parents and sister in 1956 to Grand Rapids, Michigan. He spent his youth learning flawless English, working odd jobs and developing his extraordinary work ethic.  Upon graduating from…

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    Martha H. Prestipino

    Martha H. Prestipino, 87, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Thursday, August 1, 2019 on her birthday at her daughter’s home in Arcadia, Florida. Martha was born August 1, 1932 in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey to the late William and Alice Hansen. She moved to Port Charlotte 17 years ago from New Port Richey, Florida after retiring from the city Water…

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    Frank S. Marusinski

    Frank S. Marusinski, 100 years old, of Port Charlotte, Florida and North Port, Florida left this world July 13, 2019 after a brief illness. He was born in Palmer, Massachusetts to the late John and Antonina Marusinski and attended local schools. He played base ball with a local team where he was known as Shure Hit Marusinski. Frank enlisted in…

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    Peter M. Doukellis

    Peter M. Doukellis, 66, of Punta Gorda, Florida, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Doctor’s Hospital of Sarasota. Peter was born on November 12, 1952 in Pireas, Greece to Marinos and Lisa Doukellis. He came to the United States in 1969, and owned his own tool and die making business for more than 30 years in Massachusetts. He moved to…

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    Edward L. Bies

    Edward L. Bies, 77, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Port Charlotte. Edward was born October 28, 1941, in Detroit, Michigan, where he was raised by his parents, the late Tim and Vera Bies. Residing there until moving to Nashville, Tennessee in the late 1980’s. Edward with his wife Patricia, moved from Nashville, to Port…

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    E. Lucille Payne

    E. Lucille Payne, 86 of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly of Huron, Ohio died Saturday July 27, 2019 at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte. Lucille was born September 11, 1932 in Wise County, Virginia and moved to Port Charlotte in 1979 from Ohio. She was a retired Certified Nursing Assistant at the Port Charlotte Care Center, now Signature Healthcare of…

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    Joseph C. Fox

    Joseph C. Fox, 91, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at his home in Port Charlotte. Joseph was born June 24, 1928 in Montserrat, West Indies and moved to Port Charlotte in 1989 from Brooklyn, New York. Joseph was a retired electrical engineer for Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, NY. He was a member of…

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    Ronald Czarnecki

    Ronald Czarnecki of Simpsonville, South Carolina, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 while in hospice care at his son Paul Czarnecki’s home in Port Charlotte, Florida. Ronald was born on January 20, 1933 in Trenton, New Jersey to John and Bertha (Dejulis) Czarnecki. Ronald was Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmetsburg, MD with a B.S Chemistry where he also…

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    Theodore “Ted” James Atkins

    Ted Atkins of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away suddenly the morning of Friday, July 19, 2019. Born January 7, 1962 to Theodore (“Zack”) and Suzanne Atkins in Marion, Indiana; the family moved to Port Charlotte in 1969. As a young man, Ted enjoyed dancing and cooking, spending countless hours in the kitchens of Bonanza, Smitty’s, and Earl Nightingale’s developing that…

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    Lynne Mary Bustin

    Lynne Mary Bustin, 72, of Punta Gorda, Florida died Friday, July 19, 2019 at Bayfront Health-Port Charlotte. Lynne was born Sept. 19, 1946 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to the late Raymond and Doris McIntyre. She moved to North Port, Florida in 2005. Lynne was a retired secretary. She is survived by her loving family, her husband, Gary B. Bustin of Punta Gorda;…

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    Rex Eugene Bolden, Sr.

    Rex Eugene Bolden, Sr., 91, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Tidewell Hospice Inc. in Port Charlotte. Rex was born to Rollie and Inez Bolden on December 23, 1927 in Eckerty, Indiana. He moved to Port Charlotte in 1977 from Marion, Indiana. Rex enjoyed life to the fullest. He was a U.S. Army veteran who…

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    J. Rand Snyder

    J. Rand Snyder, age 75, of Punta Gorda, Florida, died on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Punta Gorda. He was born September 3, 1943 in Youngstown, Ohio, to the late Atlee P. and Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Snyder. He married his wife Ellen K. née – Moore, May 29, 1965, and they lived in Cleveland, Ohio, where he worked for D.K.…

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    Robert Lee Girkin, Sr.

    Robert Lee Girkin, Sr., 71, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. Robert was born to Cyrus Robert and Ruth Girkin on September 2, 1947 in Chester, PA. Robert loved life to the fullest. He enjoyed spending time with his friends but most of all he loved to be with…

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    William “Bill” Frederick Burkmar

    William “Bill” Frederick Burkmar, 73, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Monday, July 15, 2019 at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte. William was born July 7, 1946 in Frederick, Maryland to the late Frederick and Doris (Bass) Burkmar. He was a retired security systems analyst and contractor. Bill moved to Port Charlotte in 2009 from Maryland. Bill is survived by…

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    Dennis King

    Dennis King, 94, of Arcadia, Florida and former resident of Port Charlotte, Florida died Sunday July 14, 2019 at home. Dennis was born January 18, 1925 in London, England and immigrated to the United States from there in 1957. He is veteran of World War II, serving in the Royal Air Force. He moved to Port Charlotte with his family…

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    Adella (Williams) Messam

    Adella (Williams) Messam, 88, of Clearwater, Florida and former resident of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away July 1, 2019 at ManorCare Health Services- Dunedin, FL as a result of a stroke. She was born on May 10, 1931 in Scarborough, St. Ann, Jamaica to Joslyn and Drucilla (Gordon) Williams. She was the sixth child of thirteen children. In 1959 she…

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    John Thomas Schiro

    John Thomas (Giovanni) Schiro, 99, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Friday, June 21, 2019. He was born December 10, 1919 in Staten Island, New York, residing there until moving to Port Charlotte in 1992. Known as “Poppa John” to family and friends alike, he will be most remembered for his unwavering dedication to his family and the embodiment of values…

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    David Anthony Power

    David Anthony Power, 81, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Friday, July 5, 2019 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, FL following a month-long series of medical crises. At his side through his final days was his former wife and best friend, Carmen M. (Mary-Day) Power. David was born in Norwalk, CT, on April 16, 1938. He grew up…

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    Alexander R. Pecci

    Alexander “Al” R. Pecci, 77, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed on Monday, July 1, 2019 in Port Charlotte. Al was a man of unconditional love. A man of integrity. Always ready to lend a hand and most of all an encourager when anyone needed to be lifted up. He always gave his best, putting himself last and all others first.…