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    Bettie L. Cooper

    Bettie L. Cooper, 97, of Englewood, Florida, formerly of Arcadia, Florida died Friday, November 1, 2019 at Englewood Health & Rehabilitation Center. Bettie was born September 9, 1922 in Hastings, Michigan and moved to Florida in 1984 from Pontiac, Michigan with her late husband Robert F. Cooper who died in 2008. She was a former member of V.F.W. Auxiliary Post…

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    John David Panella, Jr.

    John David Panella, Jr., 71, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Monday, October 28, 2019 at Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida. John was born August 13, 1948 in Youngstown, Ohio to the late John and Agnes Panella. He was a retired Carpentry/Cabinetmaking teacher at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center in Ohio. He also served as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff…

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    Edwin L. Luce

    Edwin L. Luce, 82, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving daughters. Edwin is survived by his adoring family, including his three daughters, Glenda L. Mercurio and her husband Donald of West Boylston, MA, Kimberly L. Luce of Shrewsbury, MA, and Samantha D. Luce of New York, NY. He also…

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    Roy Clarence Johnson

    Roy Clarence Johnson, 77, of Punta Gorda, Florida died Wednesday, October 23, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. Roy was born May 16, 1942 in Glasgow, Kentucky to the late Jessie L. and Claudia F. Johnson. He moved to Punta Gorda three years ago from Hendersonville, Tennessee. Roy was a retired owner & operator of a used automobile sales…

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    Mary A. Tombs

    Mary A. Tombs, 58, of Punta Gorda, Florida died Monday, October 21, 2019 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital , Port Charlotte. Mary was born January 3, 1961 in Elizabeth, New Jersey to the late John P. Maguire, Sr. and Juanita M. (Johnson) Maguire. She attended school and grew up in New Jersey. Mary moved to Florida in 1993 from Brick Township,…

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    Mary Elizabeth Klein

    Mary Elizabeth Klein, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at home after a yearlong, courageous battle with cancer. She didn’t care for her first name “Mary”, and would never answer to “Liz”.  She preferred “Elizabeth”, and for many years, even after she married, she was called by her maiden name “Barefoot”. Elizabeth was born on December…

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    Mary Elizabeth Klein

    Mary Elizabeth Klein, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at home after a yearlong, courageous battle with cancer. She didn’t care for her first name “Mary”, and would never answer to “Liz”.  She preferred “Elizabeth”, and for many years, even after she married, she was called by her maiden name “Barefoot”. Elizabeth was born on December…

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    Eva Mae Bybel

    Eva Mae Bybel, age 88, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in Port Charlotte. She was born January 5, 1931 in Scottdale, Pennsylvania, to the late Walter and Clara Sanders. She had her own Beauty Shop in Scottdale, PA, for 5 years and continued styling hair for many years in Indiana. Eva then moved with…

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    Betty Ann Easley

    Betty Ann Easley, 81, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Monday, October 21, 2019 at Bayfront Health Hospital-Port Charlotte with her family by her side. Betty was born August 30, 1938 in Alexandria, Virginia to the late William Sisk and Margaret New. She moved to Port Charlotte with her family from Oklahoma in 1996. She is survived by her loving family,…

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    Joann Marie Molitor

    Joann Marie Molitor, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida went to be with the Lord on October 19, 2019 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. Joann was born April 26, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Stanley and Zoe Bilski. She relocated to Port Charlotte full time in 1992 and was employed by Dr. Mark Asperilla until her retirement.…

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    Mary M. Hirtzer

    Mary M. Hirtzer, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Mary was born October 20, 1935 in Hammond, Indiana to the late Claude and Dora Norwood. She moved to Port Charlotte in 1985 from Dayton, Ohio.  She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Cross and American Legion Post #110 Auxiliary both of Port Charlotte.…

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    Margaret “Peggy” Ann Arnold

    Margaret “Peggy” Ann Arnold, 85, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Friday, October 18, 2018. Margaret was born January 22, 1934 in Lake Placid, New York, daughter of the late Katherine V. (nee Collins) Lee. She moved to Florida in 1972 from Massachusetts with family and husband, Wayne E. Arnold, who died in 2011. She was a retired waitress. She is…

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    Russell Burriss Richey, Jr.

    Russell Burriss Richey, Jr., of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away peacefully in his home beside family on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 at the age of 84. Russell was born on January 16th, 1935 to the late Russell and Helen Richey. He graduated from Augusta High School and later attended the University of Kentucky where he pursued a degree in engineering…

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    Philomena C. Ruggiero

    Philomena C. Ruggiero, age 86, of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019 in Punta Gorda. She was born February 1933 in Ireland to Matthew and Mary Conmey, who had two daughters and three sons. She married Benito Ruggiero in 1972, and together they raised two children, a son and a daughter. Philomena and Benito moved to…

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    Marion Ione “Mum” Smith

    Marion Ione “Mum” Smith, 93, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Tidewell Hospice Inc. in Port Charlotte. Marion was born to Roland and Blanche Smith on January 18, 1926 in Cloe, PA and moved to Port Charlotte in 1985 from Villa Park, IL. Marion who everyone that knew her called her Mum was a wonderful…

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    Heriscar Desrivieres

    Heriscar Desrivieres, 91, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Friday, September 27, 2019 at home. He was born December 2, 1927 in Haiti to the late Alexandre Desrivieres and Valcina Jeune. Heriscar was a retire farmer and moved to Port Charlotte in 2008 from Haiti. He was a member of the Bethanie French Seventh Day Adventist Church of Port Charlotte. He…

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    Elisabeth Rovira

    Elisabeth Rovira, 72, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Friday, October 11, 2019 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte. Elisabeth was born August 11, 1947 in Germany to the late Katherine Plewka. She was retired from the Accounts Payable Dept. of Cyprexx Services, LLC in Brandon, Florida. Elisabeth moved to Port Charlotte from Tampa, Florida 4 months ago to live with…

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    Alexander Morgan

    Alexander Morgan, 104, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Monday, October 7, 2019 at Englewood Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Florida. Alexander was born to Alfred and Emiline Morgan on June 2, 1915 in Jamaica, West Indies, migrated to London in 1952 and later moved to Port Charlotte in 1983 from Brooklyn, New York. Alexander was a man of faith…

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    Shaliza “Lisa” Sugrim

    Shaliza “Lisa” Sugrim, 48, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at her home in Port Charlotte. Lisa was born to Faizool and Nesa Ali on April 17, 1971 in Trinidad, West Indies and moved to Port Charlotte in 2003 from Queens, New York. Lisa was a kind and loving person who loved people and spending time…

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    Hans G. Menzer, Jr.

    Hans G. Menzer, Jr, age 69, formerly of Punta Gorda, FL, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Bayfront Health-Port Charlotte from complications of an Agent-Orange related disorder. He was born October 12, 1949 in Venezuela to the late Hans and Jean Menzer. In 1958, his family moved from South America to Charlotte County, FL where they started the…

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    Gloria L. Gary

    Gloria L. Gary, 86, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Wednesday, October 02, 2019 at Bayfront Heath-Punta Gorda. Gloria was born June 9, 1933 in South Bend, Indiana. She lived in Carmel, Indiana with her first husband, Donald Schlundt before moving to Florida in 1987 after Don’s death. In Florida, she met her 2nd husband, William M. “Mike” Gary, of Nashville,…

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    Robert William Nichols

    Robert William Nichols — age 58, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on Sunday, September 29th, 2019 in Port Charlotte. Robert was born on August 23rd, 1961 in Brooklyn, NY. Raised in Yorktown Heights, NY, he moved to Florida in 1996.  Robert loved his football team, the Jets, enjoyed his friends and adored his children. He would not leave the…

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    Terese A. McWatt

    Terese A. McWatt, 91, Port Charlotte, Florida died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Harbour Health Center in Port Charlotte. She was born October 14, 1927 in New York, New York to the late Frank and Amelia Gardner.  Teresa moved to Florida in 1974 from New York her husband and family in 1974. She was a former employee of W.T. Grant…