Our Obituaries

Edith Wiener Elson

September 9, 1924 - January 30, 2018


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Carmelo Alfonso

February 14, 1932 - January 27, 2018


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Jon Alex Buresh

March 25, 1949 - January 26, 2018


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Dorothy B. Hall

December 1, 1926 - January 25, 2018

Dorothy B. Hall, age 91 passed away on Thursday January 25, 2018. Dorothy was born December 1, 1926 in Takoma Park, MD to the late Ralph E. and Joy (Harrison) Box.She is survived by son, Wayne E. Hall; daughter, Karen Hall; grandsons, Dale Whittington and David Hall and four great grandchildren.Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Hall Sr. and son, Loyd Hall Jr.Fond memories and...
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Catherine Helene Buono

August 22, 1937 - January 25, 2018

Catherine Helene Buono, of Sarasota, FL formerly of Rotterdam, NY passed away on Jan. 25, 2018 at the age of 80.She is survived by her children, Mark (Judith) Buono, Donna (Leonard) Ryan, Joseph (Lynn) Buono and Mary Monica Buono; sisters, Carol (Dave) Farrar and Nancy Forner; sister-in-law, Margaret Abele; grandchildren, Ashley (Chase), Patrick, Shelby, Chelsea and Gabrielle and great...
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Joyce Irene Nowling

February 16, 1940 - January 24, 2018


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Elizabeth A. Maschio

April 22, 1925 - January 24, 2018

Elizabeth Antoinette Maschio, age 92, of Sarasota, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. She was born April 22, 1925 to the late John and Carmella Antoinette (Maurano) Devivo in Brooklyn, New York. Family is receiving friends on Friday, January 26, 2018 at the funeral home from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Celebration of Life services will be conducted on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 1...
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Elenmarie B. Dunn

June 17, 1933 - January 23, 2018

Elenmarie Frances (Broderick) Dunn, 84, of Bradenton, Florida and Monmouth Beach, New Jersey passed away on January 23,2018 at her home in Bradenton. She died peacefully in the company of her family after a well fought battle with cancer. Her spouse William Thomas Dunn whom she met at 13 years old and celebrated 61 years of marriage survives her. She is also survived by her children Denise D....
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John Eric Meyer

March 5, 1926 - January 23, 2018


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Gaspare Tripoli

January 1, 1934 - January 22, 2018

Gaspare Tripoli, 84, of Sarasota, FL passed away on Jan.22, 2018. He was born on Jan. 1, 1934 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy to the late Umberto and Grazia (Corso) Tripoli.He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years. Rosa; loving children, Santo (Rosann) Tripoli of New York, Pina Tripoli or Sarasota, Florida, Graziella "Grace" Tripoli of New York, and Dan (Jessica) "Danny" Tripoli of Sarasota,...
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Robert Edward Seay

June 13, 1950 - January 21, 2018


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Ralph Patrick Gentile

March 17, 1926 - January 21, 2018


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Maria Gardi

January 24, 1919 - January 19, 2018


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Margaret Anne Paumier

December 31, 1926 - January 19, 2018

Margaret A. Paumier passed away on January 19, 2018 in Sarasota, Florida. She leaves behind her four children; sons, Dan (Sally) Paumier, of Massillon, Ohio, Tom (Jean) Paumier, of Sarasota; daughters, Pam (Jim) Marzoppi, of Sarasota, and Debbie Lamielle, of Sarasota; 9 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; brothers, Daniel (Ann) Flanagan, of Akron, Ohio, Steven (Patricia) Flanagan, of Akron,...
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James Thomas Theodoras

August 27, 1935 - January 18, 2018


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Arthur Harry Hynes

April 2, 1925 - January 18, 2018


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Amber Lee Howell

June 8, 1975 - January 18, 2018


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Elya V. Mishelevich

January 30, 1947 - January 14, 2018


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Eleanor S. Brooks

September 15, 1916 - January 13, 2018


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Joseph John Urschel

September 6, 1929 - January 12, 2018

Joseph John Urschel (Joe), age 88, died on January 12, 2018 in Sarasota, Florida surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 6, 1929 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Elizabeth Schenck Urschel and George Curtis Urschel, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Martha (Marti) Wasson Urschel, his daughters Rebecca U. Stoner of Sarasota, Florida, Patricia U. Farley and husband, Patrick Farley of...
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Richard Le Sassier Aman

February 23, 1931 - January 11, 2018

Richard L. "Dick" Aman, 86, of Lakewood Ranch, FL formerly of Oak Park, IL and Pines Lake, NJ, entered into rest on Jan. 11, 2018. Dick was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He proudly served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Midway for four years and was an avid nature photographer and scuba diver for many years. Dick's respect for the ocean environment was evident in his 21...
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Betty Lee Flora

September 2, 1930 - January 11, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Palms - Robarts Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Sarasota, FL.
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Donald Erwin Spencer

February 13, 1925 - January 10, 2018

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Letitia D. Anderson

May 30, 1948 - January 10, 2018

Letitia D. Anderson of Sarasota, FL passed away on Jan. 10, 2018 at the age of 69. She was born on May 30, 1948 in Clawson, MI to the late Otto and Harriet Leese.Letitia was a huge sports fan and loved flowers. She enjoyed watching the Dolphins, Gators and NASCAR.She is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, John E. Anderson; loving daughter, Regina (Joe) Calucci of Sarasota, FL; siblings,...
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Ralph Carl Gutknecht

February 7, 1945 - January 9, 2018

Ralph C. Gutknecht of Sarasota, FL formerly of Cincinnati, OH passed away on Jan. 9, 2018 at the age of 72.He is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Claudia; loving sons, David (Karen) and Doug Gutknecht, both of St. Johns, FL; siblings, John Gutknecht (Nancy) of Cicero, IN and Joann Mears of Columbia, SC; cherished grandchildren, Julian, Pressley and Jake and several nieces and nephews...
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Jane Elizabeth Bartro

February 21, 1928 - January 9, 2018

Jane B. Bartro, 89, of Sarasota, Florida passed away on January 9, 2018. She was born in Yonkers, New York on February 21, 1928 to Elizabeth and Thomas Brennen. She grew up in Hastings-on Hudson, NY, and went on to attend Hood College in Maryland where she received a Bachelor's degree in Languages. She was a proofreader for Collier's Encyclopedia in NYC before her marriage. She married...
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Marjorie Jean Tucci

March 18, 1930 - January 8, 2018

Marjorie Jean "Marj" Tucci, of Sarasota, FL formerly of Sturbridge, MA passed away on Jan. 8, 2018 at the age of 87. She is survived by her loving companion, Stanley Folts; sister, Barbara Smolenski of Worcester, MA; loving granddaughters, Megan Perkins of Sarasota, FL and Melissa Arimini of St. Augustine, FL; several nieces, nephews and cousins and her family of friends from Oakwood Manor. Marj...
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Patricia Ruth Williamson

June 21, 1936 - January 7, 2018

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Carol O. Weil

October 25, 1926 - January 7, 2018

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Charles Campbell Ball

February 4, 1936 - January 6, 2018


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Susan M. Bellospirito

April 7, 1955 - January 6, 2018

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Fay Helen Deroian

April 22, 1926 - January 5, 2018

Fay Helen (Ninger) Deroian (age 91)-April 22, 1926-January 5, 2018Fay Helen (Ninger) Deroian died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Union City, NJ., Fay married the late Herant Deroian and raised their children in Woodland Park, NJ., formerly known as West Paterson.Fay was active in her church and community having served as President of the Women's Club and church Women...
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Max Katz Altman

November 8, 1928 - January 5, 2018

Max K. Altman, age 89, of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, died on Friday, January 5, 2018. He was born November 8, 1928 to the late Irwin and Mamie Altman. He proudly served his country in the United States Army as a corpsman in the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Sandra; children, Celia Segal (Michael), Laurie Hamill, and William Altman (Deborah); four...
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Buna Burlyn Brannon

July 10, 1933 - January 4, 2018

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Angelo J. Gonzalez

October 19, 1929 - January 1, 2018

Angelo J. "Bob" Gonzalez, age 88, of Sarasota, died January 1, 2018. He was born October 19, 1929 to the late Otilio and Juana (Montes) Gonzalez in Puerto Rico.He was very successful in business having owned his own real estate company in New Jersey. Later, he built a KOA Kamp ground in Jonestown, PA., which won a national beautification award. After moving to Florida in 1977 he opened Classic...
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Angelo J. Gonzalez

October 19, 1929 - January 1, 2018


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James Louis Mazurek

January 26, 1943 - January 1, 2018

Surrounded by his loving wife and children, James Louis Mazurek, 74 of Bradenton, FL. died peacefully on Monday, January 1, 2018 after a long struggle with cancer in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Born January 26, 1943 in Stamford, CT., he was the youngest son of the late Edward and Mary (Boska) Mazurek. At an early age "Jim" excelled in athletics reaching the Babe Ruth League World Series in...
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John Livingston Hunter

July 26, 1927 - January 1, 2018

John L Hunter, 90, of Venice, FL, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2018 following an injury and brief illness. His wife of 31 yrs, Jini Mount Hunter, daughter, Susan Hunter Chynoweth of Englewood, FL, and step daughter, Lisa Simone (Aidan Murphy) Machamer of Sarasota, FL, were at his side. His passing is also mourned by his daughters, Martha Hunter and Sara Hunter (William) Horsman , both of...
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Elaine Hurvitz

February 7, 1927 - December 31, 2017

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Carolyn Ann O'Brien

April 12, 1928 - December 26, 2017

Carolyn "Aunt Sandy" O'Brien, age 89 passed away on Tuesday December 26, 2017. Carolyn was born April 12, 1928 to the late Russell and Anna (Rader) Sandercock. She resided on High Street in East Bangor, PA until Oct. 1966, when she moved to Allentown, PA; where at that time Carolyn was a children's wear buyer for Hess from 1966-1977.She attended East Bangor Schools through 10th grade and...
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Prevell C. BARBER

August 3, 1921 - December 24, 2017

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Kenneth L. Young

October 28, 1940 - December 23, 2017

Kenneth L. Young was born and raised in Springfield, OH. He graduated from Springfield High School and became the first black man in Springfield to manage a grocery store. He worked for Colonial Stores in Ohio and Lucky Stores in Alameda, California for many years. In April of 1996, Ken retired from the grocery business in order to move to Sarasota, Florida. Ken and his first wife, Joannie,...
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Juana Rosa Hernandez

July 12, 1936 - December 23, 2017

Juana R. Hernandez, age 81, of Sarasota, Florida passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, December 23, 2017. She was born July 12, 1936, in Cuba, to the late Dionisio and Celedonia (Fernandez) Herrera. She is preceded in death by her sons, Mario E. Hernandez and Jorge F. Hernandez (Connie).She is survived by her son, Alex L. Hernandez (Ginger); her daughter,...
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Gabrielle G. Miller

January 31, 1926 - December 22, 2017


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Gabrielle Miller

January 31, 1926 - December 22, 2017

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Charles M. DeLiso

February 20, 1920 - December 21, 2017

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Joseph K. Drutowski

June 27, 1929 - December 21, 2017

Joseph K. Drutowski, 88 of Bradenton, FL and formerly of Milwaukee, WI died on Dec. 21, 2017 at his home in Bradenton. He was born on Jun. 27, 1929 in Milwaukee, WI. Joseph proudly served in the United States Air Force in Atlanta, then returned to Milwaukee and resided for over 30 years in West Allis, WI working for Allis Chalmers-Siemens where he processed repair orders for a very large...
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Joyce G. CAUSEY

April 24, 1920 - December 20, 2017

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Rita H. Arthur

July 22, 1925 - December 18, 2017

Rita Helen Rose Farrelly Breen Arthur was born in Dayton, Ohio to John and Rose (Farrelly) Breen from County Cavan, Ireland, who immigrated to the United States in the early 1900's via Ellis Island.She is preceded in death by her sister, Eileen Lewand and brother Francis Breen of Chicago and brother Emmett Breen of Dayton.She was happily married to Robert Arthur of Dayton (since deceased in 1991)...
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Mary Martha Coleman

June 3, 1929 - December 18, 2017

Mary Martha Coleman of Ellenton, Florida, passed away Monday night, peacefully in her sleep, at the age of 88. She was a 35 year resident of Florida, though she was born in Augusta, Maine, in 1929, and had also lived in Massachusetts, North Carolina and California because her husband, John D. Coleman, who died in 2010, was a career U.S. Marine and transfers were the norm.She was a proud mother,...
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Betty Jean Cole

February 18, 1930 - December 17, 2017

Betty Jean Cole, age 87, of Palmetto, FL passed away on Sunday December 17, 2017. Betty was born February 18, 1930 in Grand Rapids, MI to the late Norman and Marguerite (Dill) Roesly. She is survived by her loving children, Michael Lobdell of Wimauma, FL, Mark Homrich (Carol) of Sarasota, FL, Peggy Smith of Arcadia, FL, Luie Bradley (Elaine) of Grand Rapids, MI, Renee Scarberry (Jim) of Palmetto,...
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Camelia Petrascu

October 20, 1928 - December 16, 2017

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Patricia M. Cowan

September 17, 1931 - December 15, 2017

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Kenneth J. Widmaier

January 21, 1932 - December 15, 2017

Kenneth J. Widmaier, 85 of Sarasota died at home on Friday, December 15. He was born January 21, 1932 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Christian and Evelyn (Matthews) Widmaier. Kenneth is an Army veteran having served in the 793rd BN during the Korean Conflict. Ken moved to Sarasota from Orlando in 1987 upon retiring from AT&T after 33 years as a pioneer in the computer field. He was a communicant...
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Rosa Hilda Alban

July 19, 1930 - December 14, 2017

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Cornell Girdner Wright

March 2, 1931 - December 14, 2017

Cornell Girdner Wright, 86, died peacefully Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Tidewell Hospice in Sarasota.He leaves his wife of 65 years, Lida (Dunlap) Wright, his children Cornell Wright Jr. and his wife Mary; Lori Testa and her husband Nat; and Douglas Wright; five grandchildren and many friends.Born and raised in northern New Jersey, the son of James Meador and Mildred (Shepard) Wright, he...
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Anne C. Maguire

February 14, 1932 - December 11, 2017

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Robert Lee Cotterman

January 15, 1929 - December 10, 2017

Robert L. Cotterman, age 88, of Sarasota FL, died on December 10, 2017. He was born in Paris, IL on January 15, 1929 and came to Florida in 1975. He is the son of the late Waldo and Helen Cotterman. Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is best remembered for his sense of humor and ingenuity. He enjoyed boating, scuba diving and spending time with his family...
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Florentina C. Amistoso

March 14, 1947 - December 9, 2017

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Thelma G. Bergeon

August 19, 1921 - December 8, 2017

Thelma Shoutd Simpson Bergeon, 96, of Sarasota, FL passed away on Dec. 8, 2017 at Brookdale Deer Creek in Sarasota. Born on Aug. 19, 1921 in Loudonville, OH to the late Clarence and Ida Mae Shoutd, she graduated from Loudonville High School in 1938.Thelma lived in Mansfield, OH and was an office manager for W.T. Grant Co. She married Murrel Simpson and had two children.Thelma moved to Florida in...
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Geraldine E. Saah

May 16, 1933 - December 7, 2017

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Pedro Jorge Castelo Branco Sampaio

August 30, 1942 - December 7, 2017

Pedro Jorge Castelo Branco Sampaio was one of 13 siblings. Born in the small town of Barbalha, Ceara in Brazil, he was raised by his loving parents Leao Sampaio and Odorina Castelo Branco Sampaio. Pedro had an incredible life, filled with adventure. He lived in Italy for a year, traveled the world for business and pleasure, drove from Rio de Janeiro to New York in a jeep with friends, married a...
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Reginald F. Pippin

September 8, 1948 - December 6, 2017

Reginald F. "Rex" Pippin III, of Sarasota, FL passed away on Dec. 6, 2017 at the age of 69.He is survived by his loving mother, Gladys Marie Pippin of Sarasota, FL; siblings, Lynda P. Fenhagen of Baltimore, MD, Christopher B. Pippin (Pamela) of Aberdeen, MD and Douglas A. Pippin (Kathleen) of Chester Springs, PA and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.Rex is preceded in death by his loving...
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Carol Judith Oltchick

February 24, 1939 - December 6, 2017

Carol Judith (Schnebel) Oltchick, 78, beloved wife to Merrill Oltchick for 46 years, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on December 6, 2017 in Sarasota, FL. Carol was born in Yonkers, NY in 1939 and she was raised by her parents, Dr. Emil Schnebel and Lisbeth Mayer Schnebel. In 1970 she met Merrill who became the love of her life. They married the following year and lived in...
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Kenneth Clyde Cousins

December 23, 1953 - December 6, 2017

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Phoebe Viola Smith

June 7, 1922 - December 5, 2017

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Herschel Clark Tinnin

June 4, 1929 - December 5, 2017

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Moshe Lipshits

January 1, 1918 - December 4, 2017

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Richard Eugene Wright

December 6, 1930 - December 3, 2017

Richard "Dick" Eugene Wright, age 86, of Sarasota, died at home surrounded by his family, in the arms of his loving wife, on Sunday, December 3, 2017. He was born December 6, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska to the late Earl Charles and Myrtle Irene (Courtney) Wright. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps before moving his family to Sarasota, Florida in 1956, where he spent most...
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Robert L. Cantalamessa

September 21, 1925 - December 2, 2017

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Ricardo Cerda

December 3, 1996 - December 2, 2017


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Lorene S. Brown

November 18, 1927 - December 1, 2017

Lorene S. Brown, age 90, of Sarasota, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 1, 2017. She was born on November 18, 1927, in Tompkinsville, Kentucky to the late Adrain and Lura (Proffitt) Sheffield; she was the eldest of seven children. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Eldon, to whom she married in 1947. She is survived by her son, Reed (Rebecca) Brown; granddaughter, Courtney ...
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Dennis Leon Chambers

November 3, 1933 - December 1, 2017

Dennis Leon Chambers, 84 of Sarasota FL, and formerly of Chicago Illinois went to be with the Lord on December 1, 2017. He was born on November 3, 1933 in Morrisvale, WV. to the late Arlie and Emma (Chandler) Chambers. He was preceded in death by brothers John, Arlie (AJ), Meredith, Robert (Bob), Carl, Lowell and sisters Virginia Tulley and Linda Schalz. Surviving is his beloved wife of 52 years...
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Julius Lerner

September 2, 1923 - December 1, 2017

Julius (Jules) Lerner, 94, of Sarasota, Florida, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 1, 2017, at The Pines of Sarasota. Born in New York, NY to Max and Sonia Lerner, he lived most of his life in New York and Florida.Since becoming a grandfather in 1978, he's been known to many as "Poppy."Jules is survived by his sons Brad Lerner of Sarasota, FL and Evan Lerner of Bridgewater, NJ,...
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Howard Eugene Driver

January 26, 1926 - November 30, 2017

Howard Eugene Driver of Sarasota, FL formerly of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the age of 91. He was born on January 26, 1926 in Lima, OH to the late Harold and Leota (Taflinger) Driver.Howard proudly served in the United State Marine Corp. during WWII afterward he enjoyed a 27 year career with Lincoln Life.He is survived by his loving children, Denise Dickmeyer ...
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Thomas N. Selby, Sr.

February 27, 1938 - November 29, 2017

Thomas N. Selby Sr. passed away in Sarasota Florida on November 29, 2017, he was born February 27, 1938 in Rensselaer, Indiana. Tom grew up in Wheeler Indiana and graduated Wheeler high school in 1956. On June 22 1957 he married his high school sweetheart LaVerne Selby who graduated from Wheeler high in 1957. They lived, worked and raised their two boys Thomas Jr. and Timothy in Valparaiso,...
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John Franklin Samples

November 3, 1921 - November 27, 2017

John Franklin Samples of Sarasota, FL formerly of New York passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017 at the age of 96.He is survived by his son, Larry Samples (Stephanie) of Raleigh, NC; brothers, Wilmer Samples of Lady Lake, FL and Dick Samples of Staunton, VA; sisters, Fay Doome of Englewood, FL and Nancy Hilbert of Staunton, VA; grandchildren, Sean Samples and Wendy Kuehn and 5 great...
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Thomas William Robertson

July 26, 1960 - November 26, 2017

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Josue Adair Delgado

September 25, 1990 - November 24, 2017

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Meiyee Eto

July 12, 1963 - November 23, 2017

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Donald Laiderman

February 26, 1926 - November 21, 2017

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Geraldine E. Wingate

August 3, 1923 - November 21, 2017

Geraldine E. (Gerry) Wingate, of Sarasota, Florida passed away peacefully on November 21, 2017 at the age of 94. Gerry was born in Hong Kong on August 3, 1923, the daughter of Gustavo Jorge and Margaret Catherine (Heffernan) Jorge. She came to the United States in 1947 with her twin sister Patricia and settled in New Jersey where she became a U.S. citizen and worked for many years as a legal...
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Florence J. Bollman

June 20, 1924 - November 20, 2017

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Zackary Davis Falls

September 11, 1991 - November 20, 2017

Zackary Davis Falls, age 26, of Bradenton, Florida, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 20, 2017. He was born September 11, 1991, in Charlotte, North Carolina, to Janet Weaver and Carl Falls. He attended Ashbrook High School in Gastonia NC. He received a certificate in computer programming at Manatee Technical College and he was continuing his education at State College of Florida. He...
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Hector Luis Delatorre

May 25, 1934 - November 20, 2017

Hector Luis DeLaTorre, age 83, of Sarasota, passed peacefully on Monday, November 20, 2017. He was born May 25, 1934 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico to the late Pedro and Petra (Cancel) DeLaTorre. He was a hard worker and a devout Catholic, he attended services at St. Martha's every Saturday; he'd leave his oxygen at home so he could attend services with ease. He is preceded in death by his son, David;...
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Kenneth John Clary

March 5, 1934 - November 15, 2017

A legend has fallen. Kenneth John (Ken) Clary rose from a dirt poor upbringing in rural 1930s Vienna, Georgia, to a long and storied business career. Hard-charging and competitive but a genuine people person, he was beloved by his employees and colleagues. From Hallmark rookie salesman of the year to a swift rise up the management ranks at Dow Jones, Clary was an often-recruited marketing whiz...
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Shenika Nelson

July 3, 1977 - November 14, 2017

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Ying Jang

June 11, 1931 - November 14, 2017

Ying Jang, 86, Sarasota, died November 14, 2017.She was born June 11, 1931 in Canton, China, and came to Sarasota in 1971 from Montreal. She was a loving wife of 50 years to Lawton W. Jang (1928-2003) and a devoted mother of 63 years to her children.Survivors include May of Sarasota; sons Richard and David of Orlando; grand-daughters Jennifer and Jessica; grand-son Brandon; great grandchildren...
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Wayne Allen Hartnup

February 26, 1934 - November 13, 2017

Wayne Allen Hartnup passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the age of 83. He was born on February 26, 1934 in Hobart, Indiana; he moved to Sarasota as a young man and graduated from Sarasota High School. He attended Stetson University where he was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, and graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. He married Arline Lois Schwertfeger on...
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Luis Cidre

November 12, 1926 - November 9, 2017

God looked around the garden,and found an empty space.He looked down upon the earth,and saw your tired face.He put his arms around you,and lifted you to rest.God's garden must be beautifulfor He only takes the best.He knew that you were weary,and He knew you were in pain.He knew that you would neverbe well on earth again.He saw the roads ...
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Helen Margaret Ekis

December 27, 1921 - November 8, 2017

Helen M. Ekis of Sarasota, FL passed away on Nov. 8, 2017 at the age of 95.She is survived by her loving children, M. Caroline Denby, Mary Lou Morris (A.J.), Joyce Mayner (John), Velma Holland (Ace) and Claire "Butch" Ekis; brother, Bill Bell; 15 cherished grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 13 great great grandchildren. Helen also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, cousins and many...
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Paul Richard Hazell

July 10, 1968 - November 7, 2017

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Kenneth R. Propes

June 3, 1937 - November 5, 2017

Kenneth R. Propes, age 80 of Sarasota, passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 in the loving arms of his family. Kenneth was born on June 3, 1937 in Hickory, NC to the late Hubert Glenn and Willie Mae (Beard) Propes. Kenneth was a member of the Mint Hill 742 Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Mason, Sahib Shrine Temple, 100 Club of Sarasota. He was devoted to practicing the Lutheran faith. Kenneth was a...
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Linda Sue Kinzer

May 10, 1951 - November 4, 2017

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Lester E. Gentzler

March 15, 1921 - October 31, 2017

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Lester E. Gentzler

March 15, 1921 - October 31, 2017

Lester E. Gentzler, age 96, of Venice, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. He was born March 15, 1921 to the late Gilbert and Ethel (Senft) Gentzler, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was a proud veteran, having served his country in the United States Army. He was a lifetime member of the DAV, VFW, Loyal order of Moose and a devout member of Lakeside Lutheran Church, in Venice since 1959....
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Rosemary Frances Shearburn

December 12, 1932 - October 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Palms - Robarts Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Sarasota, FL.
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Richard C. ALM

July 22, 1927 - October 26, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Palms - Robarts Funeral Home & Memorial Park.
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Richard C. Alm

September 27, 1927 - October 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Palms - Robarts Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Sarasota, FL.
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