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Obituaries


Obituary: Jennifer Cook Casner

December 31, 2015
Jennifer (“Jenny”) Cook Casner passed away peacefully Thursday, December 10 with her loved ones by her side. She was the victim of a choking incident in Ipswich, MA. From 1986 through the rest of …

Obituary: Danny McKee

December 31, 2015
Danny McKee, 63, of Rapid City, South Dakota passed away on December 21, 2015. He was born on July 28, 1953 in Boiling Springs, N.C. to Howard and Loveada (Adams) McKee.

A tribute to Jay Kitchen

December 24, 2015
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wo…

Obituary: Vaughn Everett McCarthy

December 11, 2015
  Vaughn Everett McCarthy, 69, was born September 19, 1946 in Portland, Maine. He moved to St. Petersburg in 1957 and died at home in South Pasadena this past Tuesday, Dec. 8. He was a gradua…

Obituary: Theresa Matos

December 4, 2015
Theresa Matos of Boca Grande passed away peacefully at her home early Tuesday morning, December 1, 2015. She lost her battle to lung cancer, though she fought to the end. Theresa was surrounded by …

‘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…