Obituary: Michael J. Lucas

Michael J. Lucas, 73, of Port Charlotte, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2015. He was born on January 13, 1942 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Mike was employed as a psychiatric aide at Hudson River Psychiatric Center for 30 years prior to relocating to Florida when he retired in 1998. He became a certified nursing assistant […]

Obituary: Lois Thompson Davis

Lois Thompson Davis of Osterville, Mass., formerly of Boca Grande and Montreal, Canada passed away peacefully at her Osterville home on Saturday, March 21, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Nathanael Vining Davis who predeceased her and the mother of Katharine Vining Davis of Osterville and James Howard Dow Davis of Cotuit. She leaves […]

Obituary: Raymond H. Carr

Raymond H. Carr, 90, of Chester Springs, and Boca Grande, Fla., Chester County real estate developer, entrepreneur and antique car enthusiast; died peacefully, surrounded by love in his Boca Grande home on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. He was the son of Robert H. and Edith Duling Carr. Being a lover of Big Band music, Ray […]

Obituary: Darrell Polk

Darrell Darwin Polk, 84, born July 8, 1930 to William S. Polk and Matilda Kersey Polk, passed away March 23, 2015. He was born and raised in Boca Grande, and attended and graduated from Boca Grande High School. Darrell was an enterprising man his whole life; he began work at an early age, working in […]

Obituary: Jack Lyons

Jack Lyons, a native New Yorker and resident of Boca Grande for more than 20 years, died suddenly on Feb. 27, 2015 while on a boat trip with fellow BIPS volunteers to Don Pedro Island. His wife, Bette, was with him. He was 87. Jack was a well-known and much loved figure on the island. […]

Obituary: Natalie Stevens Rogers

Natalie Stevens Rogers passed away on February 28 in Salisbury, NC. A regular visitor to Boca Grande for a couple of months each winter from 1995 to 2002, she was a loving wife, a devoted mother and grandmother, a compassionate friend, and a brilliant teacher of both nursing and high school science. Her daughter, Nora […]

Obituary: Philip Edward Shanley

Philip Edward Shanley, 61, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of February 20, 2015 after a five year battle with cancer. Phil was a much loved husband, dad, son, brother, and friend. Phil is survived by his wife of 33 years, Jane; his daughter, Sage; stepdaughter Jennifer (Tim) and their three boys, Brody, […]

Obituary: Don L. Krabill

Don L. Krabill, 70, of Elkhart, entered eternal life Sunday, Nov. 2, at Elkhart General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Don was born March 25, 1944, to the late Maurice and Verdella (Widmer) Krabill in Washington, Iowa. On Oct. 14, 1967, he married Jurate Z. Jasinsas in Paris, Ontario. She survives. He is […]

Obituary: Frank W. Moseley

Frank W. Moseley, 57, died Mar. 5, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Josephine; his mother, Sara; and siblings, Jeff and Mary Lane. Services will be held in Safety Harbor.

Obituary: Larry D. Umlauf

Larry D. Umlauf, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, died on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at the age of 87. Preceded in death by his father, Lige D. Umlauf; his mother, Cleo O. Umlauf; and son, Shane D. Umlauf. Survived by his wife, Ellen C. Umlauf and son Corge (Sarah) Umlauf. Larry will […]