Obituaries


OBITUARY: LIZORA YOUNCE

January 26, 2023
Lizora Miller Yonce, 85, of Boca Grande, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 14, 2023.  Lizora was born in Danville, VA to the late Lizora Schoolfield Miller and J. Cl…

OBITUARY: Charlie Campbell

January 20, 2023
Charles Edward Campbell, Charlie to family and Chuck to friends, died on January 15, 2023 at The Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, of 19 yea…

OBITUARY: Catherine Munsell

December 29, 2022
Catherine Anne Halpin Munsell, 81, of Cedar Rapids, IA, and Boca Grande, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Englewood.  Cathy “with a ‘C’” was born in Ft. Riley, Kansas, to Lawrence and…

OBITUARY: Thomas Benton Hunter III

December 29, 2022
Lake Forest’s Thomas Benton Hunter III leaves behind a lasting legacy of good character and the importance of community spirit. It’s often said that a man is measured by the company keeps. And …

OBITUARY: Col. James Clark Dieffenderfer

December 22, 2022
Col. James Clark Dieffenderfer (“Jimmie Dee”), a long-time visitor to Boca Grande and the father of local resident Ann Fletcher, took his final flight on 16 September 2022. A decorated World War I…

OBITUARY: Dennis Oller remembered …

December 15, 2022
There are many people who love Boca Grande. There are a lucky few who are from Boca Grande. But there are some people who are Boca Grande. Dennis Oller was one of those people.  His lo…

OBITUARY: Barbara Patricia Haynes Witham

December 15, 2022
Barbara (Barbie) Patricia Haynes Witham, beloved mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and cousin, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2022 at the Sussman House in Rockport, Maine…

OBITUARY: Barbara Witham

December 9, 2022
Barbara ‘Barbie’ Haynes Witham, 77, passed away, Sunday, December 4, 2022 at the Sussman House.A complete obituary will be published at a later date, and a celebration of life will be announced in…

OBITUARY: Robert Geniesse

December 9, 2022
Robert John Geniesse died peacefully at age 93 on November 17 at home on Fishers Island, N.Y. with his family by his side. Born September 16, 1929 in Appleton, Wis., Bob grew up in Winnetka, Ill. …

OBITUARY: Catherine Munsell

November 24, 2022
Catherine Anne Halpin Munsell, 81, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Boca Grande passed away on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Englewood. Cathy was born in Fort Riley, Kansas, to Lawrence and Margaret (Schu…