Obituaries


OBITUARY: SARA ‘SALLY’ HUTCHINSON MOSELEY

May 27, 2022
Sara “Sally” Hutchinson Moseley, age 99, died on Saturday, May 7, 2022 in Slidell, La. She was born on October 31, 1922 in LaGrange, Ga., to Frank Witherspoon Hutchinson and Mary Lane Hutchinson. …

OBITUARY: Bobbie Hoyt

May 19, 2022
Barbara (Bobbie) Hoyt passed away peacefully at her home on May 6, 2022. Bobbie was fast approaching her 101st birthday, as she was born on July 13, 1921. Bobbie spent her time between Cleveland, …

A message from the Boca Grande Health Clinic regarding the passing of Peter Nicholas …

May 19, 2022
We at the Boca Grande Health Clinic and Foundation join with the community in mourning the passing of Peter (Pete) Nicholas, 80, on May 14.  A lifelong businessman and philanthropist, Pete…

OBITUARY: Peter Nicholas

May 19, 2022
Peter M. Nicholas passed away on May 14, 2022 in the loving arms of his wife and best friend of 58 years, Ginny Lilly Nicholas. Pete was a family man, respected businessman, passionate boater and …

OBITUARY: Je-Je Pierce

May 13, 2022
Jean “Je-Je” Harding Pierce of Boca Grande, Fla. and Woods Hole, Mass., passed away peacefully on Friday, May 6, 2022 in Boca Grande, at the age of 94. Born February 29, 1928 in Canada to Fred and…

Jo Anne Speer remembered

May 13, 2022
The memorial service for Jo Anne Speers was held this past weekend, and was well attended by those who remembered her life here on the island. After Rev. Brian Brightly officiated a service at the…

OBITUARY: Barbara (Mooney) Kelly

May 6, 2022
Barbara Joan (Mooney) Kelly of Wellesley, previously of Wayland, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on April 30, 2022, after a brief illness.  The daughter of Edward Grover …

OBITUARY: Elizabeth Haraden

May 6, 2022
Elizabeth Jane (Bubar) Haraden, 85, recently of Acton, Mass., died in Concord on March 25, 2022.   She was born on June 15, 1936 in Fort Fairfield, Maine, as the only child of Helen Towle and W…

OBITUARY: Bart Richards

May 5, 2022
Bartlett Richards III (“Bart”), 83, of Boca Grande, Florida, and Northfield, Illinois, died peacefully surrounded by his family on April 23, 2022.   Born in Chicago, Illinois, on January 1…

The passing of a well-loved island figure, Father Charles Sullivan

April 29, 2022
Father Charles Sullivan, founder of St. Columbkille Mission Parish in Fort Myers and former leader of Our Lady of Mercy in Boca Grande, died Wednesday morning, April 27, 2022. His funeral will …