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Robert T. Hanna

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Robert T. Hanna

Robert Taylor Hanna, 74, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Pittsburgh, Pa., passed away at his residence on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born May 15, 1937. An avid Steelers fan, Mr. Hanna is survived by his wife, Gloria; … View Full Information → Robert T. Hanna

Barry B. Gaylord

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Barry B. Gaylord

Barry Bonner Gaylord, 49, of Englewood, Fla., found his final peace Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. He was born Jan. 19, 1962. Barry was a gifted plumber and enjoyed fishing and NASCAR. He had a heart of gold that will continue to set an example for so many. His c… View Full Information → Barry B.

Ruth Deane

Ruth Deane

Ruth (nee Cooper) Deane, 79, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at Charlotte Regional Medical Center in Punta Gorda, Fla., after suffering a heart attack on Oct. 11, 2011, while at home. She was born May 10, 1932, in Audubon, N.J.,… View Full Information → Ruth Deane

Greta Jean Simmons La Baw

Greta Jean Simmons La Baw

Greta Jean Simmons La Baw, 81, of Linville Land Harbor, N.C., and Bartow, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at her home in Land Harbor. A native of Avon Park, she was a daughter of the late Burtis and Effie Adams Simmons. She was a former mem… View Full Information → Greta Jean

James F. Lawlor

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James F. Lawlor

James F. Lawlor, age 76, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Fair Lawn, N.J., passed on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. He was born Sept. 28, 1935, to Frank and Mary Lawlor in New York City, where he lived until moving to Fair Lawn, then moving to Venice in 1993. Jim is… View Full Information → James

Loretta E. Stumpf

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Loretta E. Stumpf

Loretta E. (nee Derby) Stumpf, 79, of Englewood, Fla., and Greece, N.Y., passed peacefully Friday, June 10, 2011, from tongue cancer. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Claude R. “Bob” Stumpf; son, Jeffery (Debbie) Stumpf; daughter, Cindy (Bob) S… View Full Information → Loretta E. Stumpf

Willie J. Bender

Willie J. Bender

Willie J. Bender, 96, of Mulberry, died there Oct. 25, 2011, of heart failure. He was born Nov. 23, 1914, in  Alabama. Mr. Bender worked for Chrysler car company in Detroit. Funeral: Friday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m., at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church in Mulberry. Arrang… View Full Information → Willie J. Bender

Bernice L. Willenbaker

Bernice L. Willenbaker

Bernice L. Willenbaker, 82, of North Port, Fla., entered into eternal life Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. She was born Nov. 10, 1928, in Rensselaer County, N.Y. Bernice was a graduate of Mildred Elley Secretarial School in Albany, N.Y. She came here 25 years ago… View Full Information → Bernice L. Willenbaker

Barbara A. Trautman

Barbara A. Trautman

Barbara A. Trautman, 76, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at Harbour Health Care at South Port Square in Port Charlotte, after a long illness. She was born Aug. 8, 1935, in Buffalo, N.Y. Barbara moved to Port Charlotte in 1997… View Full Information → Barbara A. Trautman

Randy Groce

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Randy Groce

Randy Joel Groce passed away Wednesday night, Nov. 2, 2011, after a short battle with cancer. He was 57. Randy was born April 19, 1954, in Berwyn, Ill. He grew up in Lisle, Ill., where he graduated from Lisle Senior High School in 1972. Randy attended tec… View Full Information → Randy Groce

Earl T. Carr

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Earl T. Carr

Earl Theodore Carr, 81, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. He was born June 12, 1930, in Benton Harbor, Mich., to Earl and Thelma Ashman Carr. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict. A disabled veteran, he was … View Full Information → Earl T. Carr

Martin S. Blance Sr.

Martin S. Blance Sr.

Martin S. Blanche Sr., 79, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. He was born June 10, 1932, in Philadelphia, Pa. Martin moved to this area in 1992 from Gibbsboro, N.J. He was a retired Longshoreman. Martin was a member of the Elks a… View Full Information → Martin S. Blance Sr.

Lewis E. McLaughlin

Lewis E. McLaughlin

Lewis Edward McLaughlin, 91, of Houston, Texas, and formerly of Port Charlotte, Fla., died peacefully Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, in his home in Houston. He was born Sept. 2, 1920, in Cuba, N.Y., to Frank B. and Dorothy U. McLaughlin. Following his 1982 retir… View Full Information → Lewis E. McLaughlin

George L. Mills

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George L. Mills

George L. Mills, 65, of Venice, Fla., died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. George was born in Staten Island, N.Y., Sept. 16, 1946, to George and Catherine Mills. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Perth Amboy, N.J., in 1964. He was the proud owner of RG… View Full Information → George L. Mills

Herschel M. Henry

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Herschel M. Henry

Herschel Martin “Marty” Henry, 62, of Rotonda West, Fla., died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, Fla. He was born Nov. 16, 1948, in Batesville, Ind., to Herschel and Loretta (nee Schipper) Henry of Aurora, Ind. Mart… View Full Information → Herschel M. Henry

Philip J. Ryan

Philip J. Ryan

Philip J. Ryan, 87, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, in Port Charlotte, Fla. He was born Aug. 12, 1924, in Washington, D.C., moving to Arcadia 11 years ago from Anderson, S.C. Philip owned a bowling sports shop in Anderson. He was a sc… View Full Information → Philip J. Ryan

Obituary: Stanley Aaronson Friedman

Obituary: Stanley Aaronson Friedman

Stanley Aaronson Friedman, husband, gentleman, and scholar died on October 27, 2011 at his home in Lacey, Wash. surrounded by his wife, Sydell, and daughters, Rachel Friedman of Olympia, Wash., Suzi Ambar-Worrell of Nashville, Tenn. and Carol Thaler, of Tucson, Ariz. He was 91. Stanley and wife Sydell first came … View Full Information →

Stephen L. Carle

Stephen L. Carle

Stephen L. Carle, 62, of Punta Gorda, Fla., died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at his residence. Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Port Charlotte, Fla., Chapel…. View Full Information → Stephen L. Carle

Gladys I. Patterson

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Gladys I. Patterson

Gladys Irene (Rubin) Patterson, age 88, of Nokomis, Fla., formerly of Greig, N.Y., went to her eternal home on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. She was born Dec. 30, 1922, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Max R. and Rose Levine Rubin. After her mother’s death whe… View Full Information → Gladys I. Patterson

Mary L. Barnard

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Mary L. Barnard

Mary Lynn Barnard, 91, of Venice, Fla., entered her heavenly home Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. She was born in Knoxville, Tenn., April 11, 1920, to Douglas and Gertrude Tilson. Mary grew up in both Knoxville and Johnson City, Tenn., where she attended cosmeto… View Full Information → Mary L. Barnard