OBITUARY: Kay Frances Bell

March 25, 2016
On March 18, 2016, after battling leukemia for two years, Kay Frances Bell let go and made the decision to fly with the angels. Her passing was quiet and serene.                She has been a resid…

From one artist to another: We will miss you, Jim Sears

March 18, 2016
BY CARROLL SWAYZE – Our community is mourning the loss of one of our legends. James Sears passed away quietly around dinnertime on Saturday, March 5, 2016 with his family by his side. The art world…

OBITUARY: Richard P.C. Fitzgerald

March 18, 2016
Richard P.C. Fitzgerald, born May 9, 1928 in Boston, Mass., died peacefully after a lengthy illness on March 2, 2016 in Sarasota. He was raised in Milton, Mass., and was a graduate of Milton Academ…

Obituary: Sara “Toni” Caldwell Junkin

March 4, 2016
Sara “Toni” Caldwell Junkin of Weston, Mass. and Boca Grande died on February 17, 2016. A woman of intellect, grace and humor, Toni spent her professional career researching, writing, curating and …

Memorial Mass for James E. Haas

February 26, 2016
  A memorial mass for James E. Haas will be held on Friday, March 11, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Jim died at his summer home in Jamestown, Rhode Island on November 13, 2015.

Obituary: William G. Winterer

February 26, 2016
William George Winterer, former owner of the historic Griswold Inn in Essex, Connecticut, devout Roman Catholic, fierce defender of free enterprise and personal liberty, raconteur, and philanthrop…

Memorial service for Jo Jo Faulstich scheduled for February 21

February 12, 2016
Jo Jo Faulstich, 61, of Boca Grande, formerly of Redlands, Calif., died on June 29, 2015. She was born on December 13, 1953. A Celebration of Life will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21 a…

Memorial Mass set for Betty Jane Shiarella at Our Lady of Mercy

February 12, 2016
Betty Jane Shiarella passed away on November 19, 2015. Betty was a long-time resident of Boca Grande and has many friends here. The family will have a memorial mass for her at the Our Lady of Merc…

OBITUARY: Aderton Primm “Pete” Samuel

February 12, 2016
Aderton Primm “Pete” Samuel, 80, of Boca Grande, FL passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at his residence. He was born on January 1, 1936 in St. Louis, MO to the late James and Louise (Primm) Samuel.

Obituary: James Anthony Eha

February 5, 2016
James Anthony Eha, MD, 80, of Boca Grande, Florida passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at his Lee County residence. Born on February 25, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio, he had served in t…