Obituaries


OBITUARY: John Fleming

October 20, 2022
John Marley Fleming, a former resident of Boca Grande, died on August 29, 2022 in Exeter New Hampshire at the age of 92. The cause of death was Covid.  John and his wife Jeanne lived for 20 yea…

OBITUARY: Bonnie McGee

October 12, 2022
We lost another island light. Bonnie McGee lived on the island for many years and was known as a woman who was a most soft-hearted joker and the life of the party. If there was a way to get you in…

OBITUARY: Steve Gribble

September 22, 2022
John Steven “Steve” Gribble made his transition, as family communicated their love for him, on July 23, 2022. Though his body experienced medical issues over the last several years, Steve’s mind r…

OBITUARY: Celebration of Life for Sam Dixon

September 22, 2022
A celebration of life for Sam Dixon will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. at Eldred’s Marina. Anyone who would like to attend is welcome to do so. Please bring a covered dish and a story of S…

Celebration of Life for Sam Dixon

September 16, 2022
Sam Dixon’s Celebration of Life will be held at Eldred’s Marina on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. Anyone who would like to attend is welcome. Please bring your favorite covered dish and a good Sam sto…

OBITUARY: Fayma Childs

September 16, 2022
Fayma A. Childs, 83, of Burnsville, N.C. passed away on August 27, 2022. A private family service will be held at Lighthouse United Methodist Church on Boca Grande.  Fayma was born in Rural Hal…

OBITUARY: Anne H. Wallace

September 16, 2022
Anne H. Wallace of Chestnut Hill, Yarmouth, Maine and Boca Grande died peacefully on August 21, 2022, at the age of 92. She is survived by her husband, Monte, to whom she was married for 69 years;…

OBITUARY: Pamela Turnbull

September 8, 2022
Pamela L. Turnbull passed away August 30, 2022. She was born in California and raised in Virginia and Glencoe, Illinois.  Pam was most at home in Boca Grande, Florida and the mountains of Weste…

OBITUARY: Gerald Chrysler

September 1, 2022
Gerald F. Chrysler of Waverly, Pa. and Boca Grande, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 6, 2022 at home. His wife of 61 years was the former Bonnie Lavin, Waverly. Born on April 18, 1939, i…

OBITUARY: Peter W. Beyer Sr.

September 1, 2022
Peter W. Beyer Sr., 74, passed away on August 19, 2022. Pete was a longtime resident of Grand Island, N.Y. before moving to Englewood in 1992. Pete was born on November 3, 1947 in Buffalo, New …