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Obituaries


OBITUARY: Patricia Hicks

March 23, 2023
Patricia Goddard Hicks, born April 11, 1945, passed away on March 13, 2023. Patricia was born in St. Petersburg and lived there until moving to Tampa in 1958. She attended and graduated from H.B. …

OBITUARY: Jane Italiano

March 9, 2023
Jane McKneely Italiano passed away on the 15th of January, 2023 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. At Jane’s request, an intimate, family-oriented service was held at Palma Ceia United …

OBITUARY: Robert Elliott

March 2, 2023
Bob Elliott, beloved husband, father, grandfather and good friend to all who knew him, passed away peacefully in Venice on January 16, 2023 at the age of 85.  Bob had a long and successful care…

OBITUARY: Harry Childs III

February 23, 2023
On February 17, 2023, Harry Childs’ daughter went into his room and opened the window to let a breeze in. A 1950s hymnal selection was playing in the background. A song called “Here I am, Lord” ca…

OBITUARY: Richard Burroughs

February 16, 2023
Richard Suppes Burroughs was born in Pittsburgh, PA on November 2, 1929 to Davis Carlisle Burroughs and Nancy Suppes Burroughs. He died at home on January 25, 2023. When Dick was 3 years old, h…

OBITUARY: Jeannie Redpath Becton

February 16, 2023
Jean “Jeannie” Redpath Becton, who spent winter months in Boca Grande, artist and silversmith who was known for her infectious laugh, her creativity, and her generosity, died on February 3, 2023, …

PENDING OBITUARY: Sandy Bylaska

February 9, 2023
Sandy Bylaska, tournament judge extraordinnaire and such a well-loved woman in our community, has passed away. She is now with the love of her life, husband Jackie. Sandy did not mince words. I…

OBITUARY: LIZORA YONCE

January 26, 2023
Lizora Miller Yonce, 85, of Boca Grande, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 14, 2023.  Lizora was born in Danville, VA to the late Lizora Schoolfield Miller and …

OBITUARY: Charlie Campbell

January 20, 2023
Charles Edward Campbell, Charlie to family and Chuck to friends, died on January 15, 2023 at The Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, of 19 yea…

OBITUARY: Catherine Munsell

December 29, 2022
Catherine Anne Halpin Munsell, 81, of Cedar Rapids, IA, and Boca Grande, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Englewood.  Cathy “with a ‘C’” was born in Ft. Riley, Kansas, to Lawrence and…