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Corinne G. Pecora (nee Shader) of Bonita Springs, died June 18, 2000. Beloved wife of Carmine. Loving mother of Thomas and Michele Viscosi. Cherished grandmother of Danielle, Dana, Amanda and Brianna. Memorial service will be held at St. Leo's Roman Catholic Church in Bonita Springs on Saturday, August 12, 2000 at 10:00 a.m.
Ad first appeared: AUG 08,2000

Cornelius "Nick'' Nicholas, 75, of Marco Island, died February 4, 2000. Nick was a native of Dorerecht, Holland. He arrived through Ellis Island with his parents in 1928 and settled in Chicago. He graduated from Tilden Tech during which time he became an Eagle Scout. He was a WW II Navy veteran who served on the USS Massachusetts. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University. Nick lived on Marco Island since 1977, at which time he joined Marco Beach Realty. Prior to moving to Marco Island, he served as an administrator for the South Bend, Indiana Police Department for 21 years and was a Division Manager for Wheelabrator Corporation in Indiana for ten years. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Barbara; daughters, Linda N. Hamilton of Naples, Fla. and Nancy (Michael) Esposito of River Forest, Ill.; grandchildren, Kara (Alex) Macsuga of Loxahatchee, Fla., Nicholas (Kelley) Hamilton, Nashville, Tenn., Michelle Esposito, senior at University of Illinois, Mia Esposito, sophomore, USN ROTC Vanderbilt University and Nicholas Esposito, River Forest, Ill.; great-grandchildren, Audrey Linn Macsuga and Stacey Chaffee; also surviving is his sister, Joan (John) VanKampen, Holland, Mich. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made in his name to The ARA Parseghian Medical Research Foundation, P.O. Box 7878, Notre Dame, Ind. 46556. Arrangements by Hodges-Josberger Funeral Chapel, 577 Elkcam Circle, Marco Island, Fla. Hodges-Josberger Funeral Chapel 34-7573
Ad first appeared: FEB 07,2000

Cpl. Alfredo Banos, 52, a Lee County Sheriff's Deputy and a resident of Bonita Springs, died Saturday, January 20, 2001 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident while responding to a call for assistance. He was born on November 8, 1948 in Havana, Cuba, the son of the late Mateo and Graciela (Padron) Banos. He moved to Miami in 1961 and to Bonita Springs in 1989. He graduated from Edison Community College with his degree in Criminology and had been a Deputy with the Lee County Sheriff's Department for the past 10 years. He was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church. He is survived by his loving wife, Yolanda E. Banos of Bonita Springs; Fla.; son, Alfredo Banos Jr. of Bonita Springs, Fla.; and his daughter, Yolanda A. Banos, who is a student at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 23, 2001 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. and from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church with Rev. Father Charles Sullivan, officiating. Burial will follow in Naples Memorial Gardens. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: JAN 22,2001

Craig R. Swanson, 48, of Warwick, R.I., died Wednesday, January 5, 2000 at home. He was a sales representative for Jeffco, Inc. for many years. Born in Providence, R.I., he was the son of Shirley (Greenleaf) Swanson-Multer of Bonita Springs, Fla. and the late Clarence A. Swanson Jr. He had lived in Wickford, R.I. for 20 years. He attended the University of Rhode Island and was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity. He was a 1969 graduate of North Kingstown High School. Active in the Boy Scouts and had coached Wickford Little League for many years. He was an avid golfer and sailor of Force Five sailboats and attended world races. A member of the Wickford Yacht Club and the Frost Bite Club. Besides his mother, he is survived by a son, Jeffrey Swanson of North Kingstown; a sister, Sandra Boyko of Weare, N.H.; and a brother, Steven Swanson of Chicopee, Mass. The funeral services and burial will be private.
Ad first appeared: JAN 14,2000

Cynthia E. Bartels of Bonita Beach, Fla., passed away November 30, 2000. Cynthia was a graduate of Florida State and was a medical technologist at Lee Memorial's HealthPark campus for 20 years. Cynthia is survived by her husband, Don J. Bartels; and daughters, Lisa Skaggs (Dr. Joe Tutor) of Syracuse, N.Y. and Michelle (Knox) Wolaver of Coral Springs, Fla.; additionally there are six grandchildren, all in Florida. A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at Church of the Resurrection on Cypress Lake Drive in Ft. Myers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in her honor to The Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida, c/o Lee Memorial Health System Foundation, 9800 HealthPark Circle, Suite 210, Ft. Myers, Fla. 33908.
Ad first appeared: DEC 01,2000

Cynthia M. Franklin, 35, of Naples, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 21, 2000. Born in Erie, Pa., January 13, 1965, she was the daughter of Ronald and Carol Franklin. She worked for the Pelican Bay Foundation as a manager of clothing and gift shops. Survivors include her parents; a sister, Mrs. Jeffrey (Julie) Potts of Erie; and a brother, Mark T. Franklin, Mentor, Ohio. Friends are invited to call Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Brugger Home for Funerals, 1595 West 38th Street, Erie, Pa. Services will be Wednesday at Christ United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. Interment Laurel Hill Cemetery. Memorials to Because You Care Inc., P.O. Box 54, McKean, Pa. 16426.
Ad first appeared: JUL 24,2000

Cyrus "Smitty" Smith, 90, of Naples, passed away on October 24, 2000. He is survived by his beloved wife, Bernice "Bea" Smith. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday (today), November 8, 2000 at the Enchanting Acres Club House on Enchanting Blvd., Naples, Fla. 34112.
Ad first appeared: NOV 08,2000

D. Barbara Bridges, 68, a long-time resident of Marco Island, passed away December 7, 1999. Born in Wayne, Mich., she moved to Marco Island in 1977 from Ocala, Fla. She is survived by two sons, Richard Dodd and David Dodd, both of Ft. Myers; two daughters, Judy McMillan of Ypsilanti, Mich. and Lisa Savage of Naples; one brother, Joseph Segler of Howell, Mich.; and ten grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Bridges will be held on Friday (TODAY), December 10, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. in Marco Island Presbyterian Church, 875 Elkcam Circle, Marco Island, Fla. with Dr. Bruce Fiol, officiating. Burial will follow in Marco Island Cemetery. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: DEC 10,1999

Daisy Ferrarell, 90, of Naples, died Wednesday, May 9, 2001. Formerly of Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL, she had been a Naples resident since 1988. Mrs. Ferrarell is survived by her daughter, Kathy Czysen-Storey and her husband, William Storey of Naples; her sister, Laura Vasile of Sun City, AZ; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; and son, Michael. Friends and relatives are invited to call Saturday, May 12, 2001 from 10:00 until 11:30 a.m. There will be scripture service at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 990 First Avenue South, Suite 200, Naples, FL 34102. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: MAY 11,2001

Dale Everett Hortin, 82, was born on July 7, 1917 in Albion, Ill. The son of Bernard W. and Etta (West) Hortin. He passed away at his home on April 25, 2000. He attended Edwards County School, then went on to McHendree College, Lebanon, Ill. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from McHendree in 1939 and a Master of Science from the University of Illinois in 1951. After graduating from McHendree, he taught school before entering the Armed Forces in 1942. He served with the Illinois Thirty-Third Division in the South Pacific until December 1945. At that time he married Georgia Rush, whom he had met at McHendree. They lived a short time in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she had moved with her parents just before WW II. They returned to Illinois and Dale taught English at Clay City High School and was high school principal at Toledo-Greenup and Villa Grove.Wth his wife and two sons, he came to Bonita Springs in June of 1957. He was principal and math teacher at Bonita Elementary for five years and Cypress Lake Junior-Senior High for six years. During the teacher strike of 1968, he went back to the classroom and was nine years in the English Department at Ft. Myers High before retiring in 1977. He had a life-time of fishing and spent many happy hours in Estero Bay. He is survived by Georgia, his wife of 54 years; and by several nieces and nephews, including Veda Etheridge and her husband, Dr. Robert Etheridge of Naples and Oxford, Ohio. He was preceded in death by two sons, Howard and Ronald; a sister; and five brothers. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Bonita Springs. The family will receive friends Friday, April 28, 2000 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Naples Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Chapel of Hope with services and burial to follow with Pastor Budd Johnson, officiating. Hodges Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: APR 27,2000

Dale F. Doehrman of Naples, Fla. and Harbor Springs, Mich., died on October 14, 2000 in New York City while traveling with family and friends. A memorial service will be held in Naples at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Trinity-By-The-Cove Episcopal Church, 553 Galleon Drive, or to St. Ann School, 542 Eight Avenue South.
Ad first appeared: OCT 17,2000

Dale Laverne McIntire, 82, of Naples, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2000. Dale, who was born in Indianapolis, Ind., moved to Naples in 1986 after retiring from the Sarasota Herald Tribune. An avid watercolorist, he maintained memberships in the National Marine Painters Society and the American Watercolor Society. Dale, WW II Naval Veteran was also a member of the Naples First Christian Disciples of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Betty; his son, Gordon (Margie) McIntire of Acworth, Ga.; two daughters, Rebecca Dillin and Kathleen Anderson, both of Marietta, Ga. Also surviving are his step-son, David Schreckengast; step-daughter, Ann S. (Mark) Hunter, all of Naples; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 28th at the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ with Pastor Susan W. Diamond, officiating. Inurnment will take place at Sarasota Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Shriners Hospital or the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ Building Fund. Arrangements by Hodges Funeral Chapel Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: MAY 28,2000

Dan Arthur Spencer of Naples, died January 22, 2001 after a short illness. He was born in Shreveport, La. on November 10, 1938. Dan was formerly of Houston, Texas and Colorado moving to Naples in 1993. Dan graduated from Louisiana State University and Tulane University Law School and was in private practice in Louisiana. He practiced law in both litigation and transactional matters. He was an attorney with Union Texas Petroleum Corporation. He was also an attorney and general counsel with the Superior Oil Company. Dan handled complex international oil and gas transactions and headed up the litigation group. He had many firsts: one of the first attorneys to sue pipeline companies for take or pay contractual breaches; negotiated settlement for damages with Israel for return of the Gulf of Suez to Egypt and resulting loss of an oil concession to Superior. He left Superior when Mobil bought out Superior and became General Counsel of Anadarko Petroleum Company. He retired as vice president and legal counsel for Anadarko. He then went into private practice where he was appointed as arbitrator in many complex domestic and international oil and gas matters. He was highly respected, very intelligent, well known as an expert in the oil and gas area. He was not afraid to take on the most difficult and challenging matters, in fact he enjoyed the fight. He loved skiing, flying and sailing. At one time he had a 90 foot sailboat and raced in the Florida to Mexico and Cuba races. He is survived by his mother, Lolita Ganley of Naples; his brother, David Spencer of Naples; his fiance, Carol Pier of Naples; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Dan Spencer Jr.; and his father, David F. Spencer. The family will receive friends at Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road on Thursday, January 24th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Interment services will be conducted Friday, 11:00 a.m. at Naples Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: JAN 24,2001

Dan Brown, 83, passed away August 31, 2000 after a long illness. He was the loving husband of Betty (nee Garlitz) Brown. He is survived by his sons, Daniel and Bruce Brown.
Ad first appeared: OCT 05,2000

Dana D. Holland, 46, a part time resident of Naples, Fla. and Springfield, Ill., died Sunday, April 9, 2000 in Naples, Fla. Survivors include his daughter, Candice Holland of Hermosa Beach, Calif.; mother, Mary V. Holland of Springfield, Ill.; brothers, Clay C. Holland of St. David. Ill.; Brian Holland of Belize, Central America; and a sister, Verda V. Walker of Naples. Dana will be deeply missed by his family and friends. In lieu of flowers contributions may be directed to The American Cancer Society.
Ad first appeared: APR 11,2000

Daniel A. Trew, 72, died in Bonita Springs, June 2, 2000 of cancer. He was born in Bronx, N.Y. September 1, 1927 to Alfred Ernest and Gertrude Trew. Dan came to Bonita Springs in 1936 and was a commercial fisherman. He is survived by his long-time companion, Mary Jean Foster; one son, Roger (Debbie); grandchildren, Brenda, Angela, Robert Trew; three great-grandchildren, Danielle, Taylor and Will; one sister, Molly (Herb) Henning; three brothers, Alfred (Justine), Donald (Betty) and John (Yvonne) Trew, all of Bonita Springs; many nieces and nephews; two step-daughters, Sharon of Berry, Ala. and Laura of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; many step-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2000 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hospice Chapel, 9470 Health Park Circle, Ft. Myers, Fla. The family requests donations be sent to Hope Hospice, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Ad first appeared: JUN 06,2000

Daniel B. Fee, 17 of Naples, died Saturday, October 16, 1999. he was a junior at Gulf Coast High School. Daniel is survived by his parents, John and Lisa Fee; his sister, Julia; and his brother, John; he is also survived by his grandparents, Neal and Marian Fee of Marco Island; Vel Made and Richard Kroening both of Seattle, Washington; and several aunts; uncles; and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service Tuesday, October 19th at 5:00 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 6926 Trail Blvd., Naples. Donations in his memory may be made to The Leukemia Society, 10681 Airport Road, Suite 21, Naples, Fla. 34109. Fuller Funeral Home 1625 Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: OCT 18,1999

Daniel E. Dunklee Sr., 81, of Naples, died Wednesday, December 22, 1999 at his residence. A memorial service at United Church of Marco Island is being planned and will be announced. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 4424 Tamiami Trail East 774-3444
Ad first appeared: DEC 23,1999

Daniel Edward Maher passed away May 5, 2001 in Naples, FL, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 9, 1913. He started his distinguished career as a teacher at Champlain Central School, New York, in 1935 and was appointed principal in 1939. As a District Superintendent his involvement went far beyond the class room as he coached sports and provided continuous support for extra-curricular activities. Mr. Maher is survived by his wife, Vanita Jefferson Maher of Champlain, NY and Naples, FL; four children, John and Sheila Wilder of Naples, Mary Van Acker of Champlain, NY, Michael Patrick and Pam Maher of Naples, and Shawn and Carole Maher of Naples; twelve grandchildren, Michael Patrick McCaffrey, John McCaffrey, Daniel McCaffrey, Jennifer Maher, Jaclyn Maher, Jeremy Maher, Dustin Maher, Chris Peets, Hilary Peets, Paige Maher, Kailey Maher and Daniel Maher; and several nieces and nephews. His loving family and friends will sadly miss him. Mr. Maher was a communicant of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Naples, FL and St. Mary's Catholic Church in Champlain, NY where a memorial Mass will be held on May 25th at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to the Daniel Maher Jr. Scholarship Memorial Fund in memory of Dan and Vanita's late son, Daniel E. Maher Jr., c/o Northeastern Clinton Central School, 103 Route 276, Champlain, NY 12919.
Ad first appeared: MAY 12,2001

Daniel Galloway of Naples passed away. Funeral services will be announced. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: OCT 11,1999

Daniel H. Bergstrom, 68, of Naples, died Sunday, August 20, 2000. Mr. Bergstrom had lived in Northville, Mich. for 25 years before moving to Fort Myers and then to Naples in 1999. He was a member of the Stonebridge Country Club in Naples and a former member of the Western Country Club in Redford, Mich. He was employed as an engineering manager for Ford Motor Company for 30 years retiring in 1986 and then working for the Budd Company in Troy, Mich. for 10 years retiring in 1996. He was a life-member of the American Society of Body Engineers and a member of the Engineering Society of Detroit. He is survived by his wife, Constance Bergstrom; his daughter, Danell Andersen and her husband, Kurt of Milford, Mich.; and a brother, James Bergstrom of LaGrange, Ind. He was preceded in death by his son, Edward Bergstrom. Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 26th at 11:30 a.m. in St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Walled Lake, Mich. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Hospice of Naples, Inc., 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: AUG 23,2000

Daniel J. Costaregni - A funeral Mass for Dan Costaregni, 74, of Naples, will be celebrated Friday,10:00 a.m. at St. William Catholic Church. Burial Naples Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, tonight (Thursday) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: JUN 07,2001


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