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Obituary: Walter Lathrop Jr.

May 3, 2019
Walter William “Bill” Lathrop, Jr., a lifelong resident of Northwest Ohio, passed away April 15, 2019 at the Kingston Residence of Perrysburg at the age of 85. Bill was born on June 5, 1933 in Tole…

OBITUARY: Bud Konheim

April 26, 2019
Bernard “Bud” Brand Konheim of Boca Grande and Weston, Connecticut was one of those people who had thousands of friends and made every one of them feel special. So it was a sad day for many on Satu…

Obituary (pending): Bud Konheim

April 19, 2019
Boca Grande resident and fashion industry mogul Bud Konheim died on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from injuries he sustained in a bicycle accident in Connecticut. He was 84. Konheim was the chief execut…

OBITUARY: Victoria Kittredge

April 8, 2019
This is a story of Queen Victoria, her long and varied life, and her love for the Thief of Soul, a.k.a. Ms. Toad’s Wild Ride (though she was not a toad at all, but did like them). This is n…

Obituary: Mildred Kerr

April 5, 2019
Mildred (Millie) St. Clair Pierce Kerr danced to join her “best beau” and husband, John, November 17, 2018. She died as she lived, with grace and joy. She was born November 7, 1922 in Culpeper, Vir…

Obituary: Nathaniel Whiteside III

April 5, 2019
Nathaniel Henry Whiteside, III (Nate), 89, of Glen Lake, Michigan passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in Kirkland, Washington, of complications of dementia. Nate was born March 18, 1929 in Chicag…

Obituary: Roberta Presley Johnson

March 29, 2019
An angel has passed. Roberta Presley Johnson, born in 1942 in Boca Grande, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of Charlie Mae and Bill Presley, who…

Obituary: James Hamilton Greer

March 29, 2019
James Hamilton Geer, 94, passed away peacefully on, March 15, 2019. He threw himself into everything he did, no matter if it was running major corporations, church boards, his kids sports schedules…

Cappy Joiner, Patriarch of The Pass: 1937 – 2019

March 22, 2019
BY MARCY SHORTUSE – How strange will it be to start the 2019 tarpon season out without Capt. Cappy Joiner’s voice on the radio. His presence was huge in Boca Grande Pass, as well as in the village….

OBITUARY: Lori Charette

March 22, 2019
BY ANNE LAMORIELLO – There was no cry for help, just a big splash. Without even thinking and before I could run for help, Lori had pushed away from the dock in our 12-foot dingy in the direction of…