Obituaries


Services for Freddy Futch Saturday, April 7

April 6, 2018
A  Celebration of Life for Freddy M. Futch, who died on February 13, 2018, will be held this Saturday, April 7 at 1 p.m. at the Crowninshield Community House on Banyan Street. Freddy was born on Ja…

Obituary: David ‘Dewey’ Henson

March 30, 2018
David Ray Henson, known to most as “Dewey,” age 57, of Rotonda West, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at his Charlotte County residence. Born on March 25, 1960 in Dallas, Texas to the late R…

Many thanks from the Royal Palm Players

March 30, 2018
To the Editor: Royal Palm Players has closed a memorable season, which included sell-out performances of “Duets,” “Boca Girls,” “Don’t Drink the Water” and “My Fair Lady,” reinstatement of the Lite…

Obituary: In memory of artist Lise Yust

March 16, 2018
■ WRITTEN BY SHARON MCKENZIE There are times in your life when someone crosses your path and leaves a marked impact on your life. A person who touches you so profoundly that immediate despair sets …

Obituary George Gwynn Clemons Jr.

January 26, 2018
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 o…

Obituary John M. Meyer

January 19, 2018
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 Wha…

Obituary Carolyn Pell Colin

January 12, 2018
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, t…

Obituary Virginia ‘Jinny’ Estelle Garrett Cunning

January 5, 2018
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, Ne…

Obituary Calvert Cottrell Groton

January 5, 2018
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 h…

Announcement of the passing of Lois ‘LoLo’ Weir

December 29, 2017
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 …