Obituary: Dylan Mitchell Edic

Dylan Mitchell Edic, 21, of Port Charlotte, FL; passed away suddenly on August 27, 2018. He was born on May 9, 1997 in Port Charlotte, FL to Dennis M. and Melissa N. (Holsinger) Edic. Dylan is a graduate of Lemon Bay High School where he played on the Foot Ball team. He enjoyed fishing, boating, […]

Obituary Lacy Maresa Jenkins

Lacy Maresa Jenkins was called to eternal life on August 21, 2018. She died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family while in the care of Hospice. Lacy was born in Newport News, Virginia on December 4, 1968. She was the fifth of six children born to Benjamin Larry and Catherine Jenkins. She was […]

Obituary: Frances Dale Elwood Melvold

Frances Dale Melvold of Maquoketa, Iowa, who spent winters with her husband and family members at Boca Grande for more than 40 years, died November 27, 2017 at Clover Ridge Place Assisted Living in Maquoketa. She was 93. After visits to the island in the early 1970s, she and her husband, Robert, were among the […]

Obituary Jay H. Wein

Jay H. Wein, loving husband and caring father, longtime resident of Shorewood, Minn. died on July 16, 2018 in Chanhassen, Minn. at the age of 85. Jay is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sharon Lee Wein, and by his children; Douglas Wein and wife Tracy of Westcliffe, Colo., Patricia Bazany of Chanhassen, Minn., […]

Obituary Alison Kimball Bradford

Alison Kimball Bradford died July 11, 2018 after a fall and short illness. With her children Gigi and Phil by her side, she spent her final days watching Wimbledon tennis and rooting for her favorite players. Born in Wilmington in 1927, she attended Tower Hill School and graduated from Westover School and Sarah Lawrence College. […]

Obituary John Dean Compton

John Dean Compton of North Port, Fla. passed away June 25, 2018 surrounded by his family. He died of natural causes after a short period of declining health. John was born March 20, 1930 to John E and Verdilla Compton in Menominee, Michigan. He graduated from Menominee High School, where he excelled in football, swimming […]

Visitation, funeral announcement for Isabelle Joiner

The family of Isabelle Joiner wants to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and prayers over the past week. Because Isabelle was a very well-known and respected lady across South Florida, many people have expressed interest in attending her services. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 27 at 10 a.m. and her […]

OBITUARY: Mary Janice Shortuse

It is with heavy hearts that the loved ones of Mary Janice (Jan) Shortuse announce that she passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, June 8, 2018 while in the care of Hospice. Jan was born in Champaign, Illinois on February 20, 1945 to Mary Lucille McNabb and Bryan Parks. She was raised in […]

Obituary: Marilyn Thurner

Marilyn Doris Thiemann Thurner, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, was welcomed into heaven on June 7, 2018. Marilyn leaves a long legacy of caring and love and a life shared with her loving husband of 63 years, Bill. Marilyn was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 13, 1933 and is preceded in death by […]

Obituary Jewel Freeman Herrli

Jewel Freeman Herrli of Venice, peacefully passed away Friday, May 11, 2018.  She was born in Tampa on May 5, 1932 and lived there until October, 1951. At that time Jewel moved to Gasparilla Island (Boca Grande) with her newlywed husband, Joe M. Freeman Jr.  She would live in Boca Grande for the next 33 […]