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Obituary: Dylan Mitchell Edic

August 30, 2018
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 gr…

Obituary Lacy Maresa Jenkins

August 24, 2018
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 …

Obituary: Frances Dale Elwood Melvold

August 17, 2018
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…

Obituary Jay H. Wein

July 27, 2018
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…

Obituary Alison Kimball Bradford

July 20, 2018
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 favori…

Obituary John Dean Compton

July 6, 2018
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 …

Visitation, funeral announcement for Isabelle Joiner

June 22, 2018
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…

The matriarch of Boca Grande took her last ride over the Causeway: The passing of Isabelle Joiner

June 22, 2018
■ BY MARCY SHORTUSE It’s very hard to put into words what Isabelle Joiner meant to the heart and soul of Gasparilla Island. She didn’t just live on the island, and she wasn’t just raised on the isl…

OBITUARY: Mary Janice Shortuse

June 22, 2018
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 …

Obituary: Marilyn Thurner

June 15, 2018
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 …