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Obituaries


Obituary: William A. Hanley Jr.

February 10, 2017
William Andrew Hanley, Jr., known to all as Will, died peacefully at his home in Boca Grande in the early hours of February 6, 2017. Cotton, his loving wife of 42 years, his daughter Bobsey Fansler…

Obituary: Doris Jean Bishop

February 10, 2017
Doris Jean Zintek Bishop, 86, of Boca Grande passed away at her home on February 2, 2017. Doris was born in West Allis, Wisconsin on September 7, 1930 to Dr. Sylvester and Pearl Zintek. She spent h…

Obituary: Barbara Anne Benisek

January 27, 2017
Barbara Anne Benisek, 85, passed away on January 19, 2017.      Formerly of Grand Rapids and Ada, Michigan, Barbara resided in Frankfort, Michigan and spent winters in Boca Grande. She passed away …

Obituary: Creighton L. Sherman

January 27, 2017
Creighton L. Sherman, 90, of Marshall, Mich. (formerly of Boca Grande) passed away on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.      He was born on January 31, 1926. Mr.Sherman was the first executive director of the…

Obituary: William D. Rader

January 20, 2017
William Donald Rader, 86, a former resident of Greenwich, Conn. and of Block Island, R.I., died peacefully in his Boca Grande home surrounded by his three daughters on January 11, 2017.      “Bill,…

Obituary: Robert Edmund Boomer

January 13, 2017
Robert Edmund Boomer passed away peacefully on January 2, 2017 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.     He was born on June 17, 1926, the second of five children to Roy and Helen Clippert Boomer. A lifelong…

Obituary: Ruth Ross

December 30, 2016
Ruth Ross, who dearly loved Boca Grande, died on October 15, 2016. She was born in 1925. A memorial is being held on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m. at St Andrews Episcopal Church on Gilchrist Ave.

Obituary: Shelley White

December 23, 2016
Shelley White passed peacefully in the comfort of her home on December 12, 2016.      She was born June 6th, 1931, daughter of John and Katherine (Shelton) Bindloss of Stonington, CT. Shelley grew …

Obit: Alice Beatrice ‘Beasie’ Churchman du Pont

December 16, 2016
Alice Beatrice (Beasie) Churchman du Pont, 100, passed away peacefully on December 12, 2016 at her home in Fairfield, Connecticut. She was born in September 22, 1916 in Morristown, N.J. and was the…

Obituary: Zachary Allen Davis

December 16, 2016
Zachary Allen Davis of Port Charlotte passed away on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the age of 37. Zachary was born on April 8, 1979 in Richmond, Indiana. Zachary was a 2004 graduate of Pennsylvania Colle…