Obituary George Gwynn Clemons Jr.

Florida State Trooper George Gwynn Clemons Jr., 77, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at the V.A. Hospice in Lake City, Fla. following an extended illness. He is the son of the late George Gwynn Sr. and Honor Coleman Downing, and he was the grandson of Capt. Orlando Coleman and […]

Obituary John M. Meyer

John M. Meyer, of Westwood, Massachusetts formerly of Boca Grande, Florida died on December 6, 2017 with his children by his side. John was a graduate of St. Paul’s School, Trinity College, and Wharton School of Business. He had a successful career as a Vice President at Fiduciary Trust Company in Boston, Massachusetts. John spent […]

Obituary Carolyn Pell Colin

Carolyn “Carol” Pell Colin, aged 87, died peacefully on January 7, 2018 at her home in Boca Grande after a valiant struggle with cancer. Carol was born February 19, 1930 in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Charles Elmore Endres and Dorothy May Van Wirt. After graduating from Syracuse University, Carol worked for Bonwit Teller […]

Obituary Virginia ‘Jinny’ Estelle Garrett Cunning

Virginia “Jinny” Estelle Garrett Cunning, 100 years of age, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Elizabeth House, a hospice facility in Flat Rock, N.C. Jinny was born in 1917 in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of the late Lewis and Rebecca Kimmelman Garrett. After graduating from Bryant Business College in Providence, Rhode Island, […]

Obituary Calvert Cottrell Groton

Calvert Cottrell Groton, 87, of Boca Grande died on December 25, 2017. He was the youngest son of the Rev. John Mansfield Groton and Anngenette Cottrell Groton of Westerly, R.I. He is survived by his wife, Louise (Loulie) Mauran; his children, Anne Jacobs of Yarmouth, ME, Virginia Goelz of Briarcliff, NY, Calvert Groton, Jr. of […]

Announcement of the passing of Lois ‘LoLo’ Weir

Lois Sawyer Weir, born March 15, 1930 in Escanaba, Michigan, passed away on December 21, 2017, surrounded by her children, Tom, Penny and Mary Sue at her home in Boca Grande, Florida. Lois grew up in Escanaba, MI, where she met her husband Cliff, of 60 years, while racing 21-foot Sea Gulls on Lake Michigan. […]

Obituary Mike Gary

Mike Gary, 92, of Port Charlotte died Thursday, Dec. 14 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte. He was born August 10, 1925 in Barbour County, Alabama to the late W.I. ”Bud” and Lillie Ora (Creel) Gary. Mike was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, serving until the war’s end. When he returned home […]

OBITUARY: Helen Johnson Palmer

Helen Johnson Palmer, 94, of Evanston, Ill. Devoted wife for 61 years of the late Robert Wayne Palmer; loving mother of Nancy (Steve Rothman) of Arlington, Mass. and David (Geralyn Emmerich) Palmer of Kildeer, Ill.; twin sister of the late Bernice Myers and sister of the late Kenneth Johnson; grandmother of Ben and Lily Rothman […]

OBITUARY: Jane Peacock Kirkbride

Harriette (Jane) Peacock Kirkbride died peacefully on December 3, 2017 at Shell Point in Ft. Myers, Fla. She was born on February 18, 1923 in Brooklyn, N.Y. and was a former resident of New Canaan, Conn., of Keene Valley, N.Y. and Boca Grande. Jane graduated from The Cathedral School of St. Mary in Garden City, N.Y. […]

Obituary John Shaw

John I. Shaw Jr, 82, of Southport, Conn., died peacefully on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Bridgeport Hospital from complications of a rare autoimmune disorder. He was surrounded by family members while listening to his beloved Whiffenpoof Song. Known as “Shawsie” to his grandchildren and many close friends, John was the quintessential gentleman/gentle man. John […]