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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…

Obituary: Robert R. Hesse

December 9, 2016
Robert R. Hesse, Ed.D. of Indianapolis, Boca Grande (FL), Leland (MI) and Florence (IT) died on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at age 85 from complications of cancer.      Bob was born in Brooklyn, New…

Celebration of Life for Carolyn Frederick

December 2, 2016
A Service of Celebration of the life of Carolyn Frederick will be held at the Boca Grande United Methodist Church on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. All who wish to pay their respects are invited to …

Obituary: Joseph Verner Reed Jr.

November 25, 2016
Joseph Verner Reed Jr., the under secretary for four secretaries general of the United Nations and, as chief of protocol under President George Bush, presided over one of the more colorful diplomat…