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‘He will get by St. Peter without shoes’ … rest in peace, Capt. Buster

October 9, 2015
■ BY MARCY SHORTUSE Capt. Lewis “Buster” Herzog, a true Boca Grande character of the greatest magnitude, has left this earth to fish another realm. If you knew him you only have to close your eyes …

Carolann George memorial service set

October 2, 2015
A visitation for Carolann Marie George (Buquet) has been set for the date of Friday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Boca G…

Obituary: Sharon Mehler

September 18, 2015
  Sharon Lee Mehler, 66, died peacefully in her home on September 1, 2015. For more than 20 years Sherri was a flight attendant for American Airlines. She was most passionate about gardening,…

Obituary: Richard Newman

September 4, 2015
Richard Gerard Newman, 49, of Rotonda West passed away peacefully on August 23, 2015 with his family surrounding him. Richard was born in October 8, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, the son of the…

Obituary: Jack Hughes

September 4, 2015
Jack Hughes, born in 1947, passed away in his sleep on August 25, 2015, and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Jack and his wife, Barbara Helvey-Hughes, own the Hughes Gallery in…

Obituary: Carolann George

September 4, 2015
  Carolann Marie George (Buquet), 75, of Deerfield, IL and Boca Grande, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2015. Beloved wife to Norman; loving mother to Matthew (Jennifer) and Jeffrey (Wen…

Obituary: R. Abel Garraghan

August 28, 2015
  R. Abel Garraghan of Burgevin St., Kingston died unexpectedly on Monday, August 24, 2015 at his West Hyannisport, MA residence. He was 72. He was born in Kingston, a son of the late former …

Obituary: Richard Newman

August 28, 2015
A full obituary for Richard Newman will be announced here next week, but services in his honor will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, followed by a Cele…

OBITUARY: Robert F. Shandorf

August 21, 2015
    BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Robert F. Shandorf, age 68, of St. Paul, MN and Boca Grande, FL died unexpectedly on 8/5/15. Bob was born May 10, 1947 in Minneapolis.

Obituary: Edward Cruz

July 17, 2015
Edward Cruz, former CEO of E.E. Cruz and Company, Inc., philanthropist and entrepreneur, passed away on Tuesday, July 14 at his home in Bay Head, New Jersey with his family by his side. After treat…