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Dayton Kern, 79, formerly of Collee Court, Naples, died December 17, 1999 in Winter Park, Fla. Mr. Kern was retired as a home builder. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Cambier Bridge Club in Naples. He is survived by one son, Dana Kern of Athens, Ohio; daughters, Tracy A. Clark of Oviedo, Fla. and Lynn Kern and Jani Ervin of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Mary Baker of Ainsworth, Nebraska and Ruth Hanson of Martinsville, Ind.; and eight grandchildren. Arrangements entrusted to Family Funeral Care, 7565 Red Bug Lake Road, Oviedo, Fla. (407) 365-1600
Ad first appeared: DEC 21,1999

Deborah Ann Reynolds, 44, of Bonita Springs, died Tuesday, December 7, 1999. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: DEC 08,1999

Deborah Lewis Dunn, 85, of Naples, passed away November 23, 2000. Born in Williamsburg, Ind., she moved to Naples in 1967 from New York. Deborah graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelors Degree and was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, a member of Moorings Presbyterian Church, the Royal Poinciana Country Club, and a Trustee at the First Methodist Church in Erie, Pa. She is survived by her husband of over 65 years, Oscar; her son and daughter-in-law, Richard L. and Nancy A. Dunn of Glen Arm, Md.; and his grandson, Craig C. Dunn of San Francisco, Calif. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2000 at the Bower Chapel at Moorings Park, 140 Moorings Park Drive at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Bob N. Wallace, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Indiana University Foundation in her memory. The family has entrusted care and services to: Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: NOV 25,2000

Deborah Robbins, 49, of Naples, formerly of Indianapolis, IN, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2001 peacefully at her home. Debbie is survived by her loving husband, Stephen Roberts; brother, Daniel (Barbara) Robbins of Atlanta, GA; and her extended family. She is also survived by many local, real estate and antique friends. Debbie's enthusiasm and zest was an inspiration to all. The family will receive friends at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North on Sunday. April 8, 2001 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Burial will take place in Greenwood, IN. Donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. "We knew you well and loved you best" The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: APR 06,2001

Debra Jo Franklin, 49, of Goodland, died Friday, December 1, 2000. A resident of the area the past 10 years, she and her husband owned the Village Inn Motel in Goodland. She is survived by her husband, Michael Dean Franklin; her parents, Hunter and Lois Brantley of Portsmouth, Va.; a sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Gordon Saffold of Portsmouth, Va.; and two nieces, Tiffany and Heather. Memorial services will be held later. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of Naples, Inc., 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: DEC 04,2000

Debra Jo Franklin - Memorial services for Debra Jo Franklin will be held at the Goodland Baptist Mission, Mango Avenue, Goodland, today, Friday, December 8th at 11:00 a.m. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: DEC 08,2000

Delbert "Boots" Poyer, 88, of Lake Placid, FL, passed away April 23, 2001. Born in Vermilion, OH, he moved his family in 1952 to Naples, where he owned and managed the family shoe store. He became one of Naples' earliest downtown merchants on Fifth Avenue South where locals and visitors would "see Boots for Shoes". From 1969 until retirement, he managed the Breakers cooperative on Gulfshore Blvd. North. In 1978 he and his wife moved to Lake Placid where he could pursue his life-long interest in ornamental horticulture. His happiest hours were spent outdoors. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ida; his sister, Lucille Hite of Vermilion, OH; three sons, Bill (Joanne), Larry (Sandi) and David (Becky); and a daughter, Eileen (Jim) Smith, all of Naples. He had seven loving grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. No memorial services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to your favorite charity. Fountain-Chandler Funeral Home Lake Placid, FL 863-465-2113
Ad first appeared: APR 26,2001

Delbert Anderson Russell, M.D. died Sunday, December 12, 1999 at Windsor Court Assisted Living Facility in Naples, following a lengthy illness. There will be a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2000 at First Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by the Beachwood Society.
Ad first appeared: JAN 10,2000

Delbert S. "Del" Seibert, 85, of Naples, died Thursday, September 7, 2000. He had been a resident the past 24 years coming from Dundalk, Md. Del had retired from Bethlehem Steel after 36 years of service, and was a past Governor of the Edgemere Moose Lodge No. 537 of Edgemere, Md. He is survived by Margaret Seibert, his wife of 62 years; two sons, Delbert Samuel "Sam" (Carolyn) Seibert Jr. of Monroe, Ga. and Harvey Edward (Barbara) Seibert of Naples; two daughters, Margaret (Richard) Moreland of Naples and Catherine (Don) Holland of Ft. Worth, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Melody Seibert; a sister, Charlotte Carder of Joppa Town, Md.; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by a son, Patrick Seibert in 1997. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 11th at 11:30 a.m. at Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East. Burial will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Road, Naples, Fla. 34113. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: SEP 09,2000

Delores Barbara Bridges, 68, of South Ft. Myers, died December 7, 1999 at Hospice House of Lee County. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: DEC 08,1999

Delores J. Witwer, 72, of Naples, formerly of Dayton, Ohio, died Wednesday, June 21, 2000. Born in Elkhart, Ind., daughter of Esco and Hazel Busenburg. She is survived by he husband, Walter H. Witwer; her children, Heidi Thomas of Naples, Walter H. Witwer Jr. of Gurnee, Ill., Karen (Steve) Carr of Indianapolis, Ind.; sister, Marilyn Darling of Elkhart, Ind.; brother, Gary Busenburg of Sun City West, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, Edward, Michael and Natalie Thomas, Glenn and Tracy Carr, Carrie Horn, Chad and Shea McCloughan; two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Zachary Horn. She was preceded in death by her son, Bill McCloughan; and her brother, Harold Busenburg. Relatives and friends may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples on Tuesday, June 27, 2000 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. followed by a service to begin at 3:00 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 28441 South Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, Fla. 34134. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: JUN 25,2000

Delorse L. Pate, 56, of Naples, died Friday, November 19, 1999. She is survived by her husband, Grantlan; three children, Cammie, Owen and Steven; and her three grand- children. Services will held in Plant City, November 23rd, (today).
Ad first appeared: NOV 23,1999

Dennis C. Alm - Funeral services for Dennis C. Alm will be today at 11:00 a.m., Lely Presbyterian Church. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: FEB 01,2001

Dennis E. Modesitt, 79, passed away at home on April 6, 2001. He was a resident of Naples since June 19, 1981 coming from the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC. He retired from the Department of the Navy on May 4, 1981 where he was a contract negotiator between the Department of the Navy and private industries, as well as serving as Certified Internal Auditor. He served as an officer in the Merchant Marine's in WW II. He attended Ohio University and American University in Washington, DC, with a bachelor and masters degree in accounting He was a member of the East Naples United Methodist Church; past president of both the Naples Shrine Club and SAR (Sons of the American Revolution Naples Chapter); and three years as State SAR Historian; past District Director of the Elks Lodge; a 32nd degree Mason; a member of Cypress Lodge No. 295; a member of the Scottish Rite; a member of ARABA Temple in Ft. Myers; and a member of the Masonic Hi-12 Club. He was a Chaplain of the Naples Shrine Club and the Masonic Hi-12 Club, and a member of the Marco Island Shrine Club. After retiring to Naples, he became a Certified Residential Builder in Collier County, constructing seven new homes. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; one daughter, Jeanne Staberg (James); two granddaughters, Summer and Denise; two sisters, Marie Picotte and Betty Orem. A memorial service will be held at East Naples United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 12, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. J. David Woerner, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hosice of Naples, Inc. 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, 34105 of East Naples United Methodist Church, 2701 Airport Road South, Naples, FL 34112.
Ad first appeared: APR 08,2001

Dennis J. Dulin, 68, of Bonita Springs, Fla., died April 29, 2000 at his residence. He had been a resident of Bonita Springs since 1996 coming from Philadelphia, Pa. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and was a former member of the Sprinkler and Pipe Fitter's Union Local 692 of Philadelphia, Pa. He was a Korean War veteran having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Eleanor Dulin of Bonita Springs, Fla.; two sons, Dennis C. (Deborah) Dulin of Egg Harbor Township, Mays Landing, N.J. and Francis J. Dulin of Media, Pa.; three daughters, Eileen Dulin of Tamarac, Fla., Marie L. (Thomas) Dulin Eberharter of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Helen P. (Gregory) Mynaugh of Thornton, Pa.; brother, James C. Dulin of West Chester, Pa.; two sisters, Maria T. Ames of Wooton, Md. and Jeanne G. Connelly of Lansdowne, Pa. ; and four grandchildren. A memorial Mass for Mr. Dulin is pending. Burial will be in St. John the Evangelist Memorial Gardens. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: MAY 01,2000

Dennis Orlando, 64, of Naples and New York, went to be with God on February 2, 2000. He was a long-time member of the Moose Lodge No. 1782 and American Legion Post No. 0247. Survivors include Dianne Orlando; sons, Marc and Michael Orlando; sisters, Gloria Scandariato and Helen Santorello; numerous cousins, nephews, nieces; and his many friends. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, March 6, 2000 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: MAR 02,2000

Dennis Reed, 56, of Lubbock, Texas, Boca Raton, Fla. and a former resident of Naples, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2000. He is survived by his loving wife, Suzanna; mother, Lois; brother, Jim of San Francisco, Calif.; his sons, Scott and Brian of Denver, Colo.; his step-son, Geoffrey of Philadelphia, Pa.; and his grandchildren, Ashley, Johnathan and Camron. Services will be held Wednesday, January 19, 2000 at 7:30 p.m. in the West Chapel of Babione Funeral Home in Boca Raton. 561-483-9500. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to your favorite charity.
Ad first appeared: JAN 19,2000

Dennis Wayne Nelson, 87, of Naples, passed away Monday, December 25, 2000. He moved to Naples in 1999 from Crystal Lake, Ill. He was a member of the Illinois Carpenter's Union and was involved as a salesman and floor tile layer and setter for much of his life. He was also a member of the Christ Church of Oakbrook, Ill., and was an avid golfer and bowler. He will always be remembered as a loving and devoted family man. Dennis is survived by his loving wife of over 63 years, Helen; two daughters and sons-in-law, Darlette and Harry Chubb Osgood of Naples and Melodee and Kenneth Klimala of Crystal Lake, Ill.; two grandchildren, Jeffrey and his wife, Susan Klimala, and Melissa and her husband, Matt Dean, all of Illinois. Also surviving are his two great-granddaughters, Emma and Daisy Klimala; two brothers; and four sisters. Memorial services will be held at a later date. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: DEC 28,2000

Denver Sutton Memorial Saturday, January 27th, 11:00 a.m. at Marker 7 Marina, 305 Peartree Avenue, Goodland. Bring a lawn chair.
Ad first appeared: JAN 24,2001

Denyse Kipp, 88, of Ft. Myers, died Sunday, October 15, 2000 at the Shady Rest Nursing Home in Ft. Myers. Born in Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Laura McGuigan. She married her husband, Douglas in 1940 and shared 51 years together prior to his death in 1991. Denyse moved to Cape Coral in 1977 where she was a member of the St. Andrew Catholic Church. Survivors include her daughter, Jeanne (Richard) Parett, New Fairfield, Conn.; one son, John D. (DeEtte) Kipp of Montague, Calif.; one sister, Janet Hanford of East Moriches, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, John McGuigan. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday, October 18, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Andrew Catholic Church. Interment will immediately follow the Mass. The family will receive friends for viewing this evening (today) between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by the Metz Chapel of Harvey Engelhardt Metz Funeral Homes, Cape Coral. 941-542-2134.
Ad first appeared: OCT 17,2000

Deputy Bill Christian died Thursday, September 7, 2000. Funeral arrangements will be announced. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: SEP 09,2000

Diana J. Miller, 58, of Naples, passed away March 1, 2001 after courageously fighting cancer since January 1998. She was born in Benton Harbor, Mich., on April 13, 1942. She spent her childhood years in Benton Harbor, where she was voted "Miss Sodus" of the 1960 Blossomtime Festival, and graduated from Benton Harbor High School. She resided in Benton Harbor, Mich., Chicago, Ill., Toledo, Ohio, and Temperance, Mich., before moving to Naples, Fla. in 1984. Diana remained a resident of Naples for 16 years. She was employed in Case Management at the Naples Community Hospital for 12 years. She was a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church as well as the cancer support group "Cancervive". Diana developed many loving friendships with members of the community who supported her unconditionally during her battle with cancer. These friends will always have a special place in the family's hearts. Diana is survived by her loving husband, Henry J. Miller; her two daughters, Amber DeSmith and Janel Ortengren (Richard); her brother, Fred Gleason (Kay); her four step-children, Debbie Martorana (Tom), Daniel Miller (Michelle), Sandra Beeman (Rick), and Scott Miller; and her nine grandchildren, Ashlee Wiegand, Chelsey and Blair Beeman, Matt, Michael, Amanda and Aaron Miller, Gina Tucker (Rob) and Jeffrey Martorana. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Allen Gleason; and her brother, Mark Gleason. A memorial will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 10000 Airport Road North at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, 2001. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105 in Diana's memory. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: MAR 04,2001

Diana (nee Hollander) Speier died May 21, 2001. She was the beloved wife of Gene of Naples; mother of Gloria Becker, Caren Speier, Debbie (Daniel) Levenson; and grandmother of Matthew. Funeral services and interment will be held in Philadelphia, PA. Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Ad first appeared: MAY 24,2001

Diana Spencer Britt, 63, of Naples, passed away March 9, 2001. Diana was born in New York City, graduated Scarsdale High School and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, she went on to Hollywood, where she appeared in many movies including Don't Give Up the Ship with Jerry Lewis and A Gathering of Eagles. She continued on the stage as well as in Television, before marrying Sean La Roche in 1965. She remarried in 1977 to Benjamin R. Britt, who passed away in 1985. Diana is survived by her daughter, Wendy S. La Roche of Albuquerque, N.M.; her brother, Steven Spencer of Cuernavaca, Mexico; her sisters, Wendy Williams of Walnut Creek, Calif. and Shelley Gilligan of Hillsborough, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held this Thursday, March 15th at 6:00 p.m. on Vedado Beach at Gulfshore Blvd. North.
Ad first appeared: MAR 14,2001

Diane Irene Rockwell, 40, of Naples, died Wednesday, February 14, 2001. Born in Rhode Island, November 23, 1960, daughter of Arthur and Pauline Allsworth, she earned a bachelors degree going nights to Bryant College. She worked at Johnson & Wales University, Providence, R.I. until she moved to Naples in 1996 from Woonsocket, R.I. She enjoyed taking sunset photographs at the beach and had been employed by Rooms To Go in Naples. She is survived by her husband, Robert Rockwell of Naples, Fla.; son, Ryan Lejeune of Warwick, R.I.; mother, Pauline Allsworth of North Providence, R.I.; and sister, Janice Allsworth of North Providence, R.I. She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur Allsworth. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 3, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. in Four Corners Community Chapel; 200 Angel Road, Cumberland, R.I., officiated by Rev. Kenneth Boyle. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: FEB 16,2001

Diane Jean (Bloss) Lord, 45, of Naples, formerly of Flushing and Swartz Creek, Mich., died Thursday, September 21, 2000 in Naples. Diane was born December 12, 1954 in Flint, Mich., the daughter of Robert W. Bloss and Phyllis J. Allen. She had lived in Florida since 1991, coming from Genesee County, Mich. She was a 1972 graduate of Flushing, Mich. High School and was employed by Collier County government agency and Red Lobster in Flushing for many years. She is survived by her son, Chad W. Slocum of Troy, Mich.; daughter, Ashley R. Lord of Naples; brothers, Neil Bloss of Naples and Paul Bloss of Flushing, Mich.; parents, Robert W. Bloss of Swartz Creek, Mich., Phyllis and husband Francis Gilbert of St. Helen, Mich. Visitation will be 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 26, 2000 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, Swartz Creek, Mich. Interment in Crestwood Memorial Cemetery, Grand Blanc, Mich.
Ad first appeared: SEP 25,2000

Diane Richway died March 16, 2000. She is survived by her husband, William; brothers, Daniel and Russell; sister, Mary Anne. Preceded in death by her son, Louis; and daughter, Phyllis. Interment in Buffalo, N.Y. Flowers gratefully declined. There will be a memorial service held Saturday, March 25, 2000 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.
Ad first appeared: MAR 23,2000

Dianne Archer Engle, 58, Amelia Island, Fla., wife of Howard Joseph Engle for 37 years, passed away Monday, July 31, 2000 at her residence on the Atlantic Ocean. A native of Chattanooga, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Phillip Archer Sr. and Inez Shepard Archer. Mrs. Engle and her husband resided in many exotic locations throughout the world before settling in Ellicott City, Md. They visited Amelia Island for the last 20 years before moving here four years ago. Mrs. Engle was a homemaker, an avid reader and a member of the Methodist faith. Survivors, besides her husband, include, three daughters, Jodee Engle Batdorf, Potomac Falls, Va., Julie Gale Engle Chapin, Leesburg, Va. and Jenna Anne Kielman, Westminister, Md.; three grandsons; and a granddaughter; two brothers, Thomas P. Archer, Naples and Shepard Archer, Chickamauga, Ga.; and a sister, Gale A. Bridges, Crystal River, Fla. A memorial service will be held Friday at 9:00 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, Beachfront Area, Amelia Island, Fla. with Rev. Jeff McCroskey, D.M. officiating. Mrs. Engle's cremains will be scattered in the ocean she loved so very much at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Fla. 32257, The American Heart Association, Northeast Florida Region, 5851 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, Fla. 32207 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 575, Fernandina Beach, Fla. 32035. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors 904-261-3644
Ad first appeared: AUG 05,2000

Dolores A. Lyon died quietly after a long illness at her home on Marco Island March 12, 2001. She was born in St. Joseph, Mo. on February 25, 1929 and grew up in Pewaukee, Wis. She graduated from high school in Belmont, Mass. and from the Chamberlain School of Design in Boston. She lived most of her life in Concord, Mass. before moving to Marco Island, Fla. in 1991. Dolores Lyon was a loving wife and mother, an accomplished cook and an ardent gardener. She was the Curator of Costumes of the Concord Museum for more than 26 years, was a member of the Costume Society of America, served as president of the Concord Garden Club, and served as president of Chapter U, P.E.O. In Florida, she was a founding director of the Marco Island Historic Society and was a director of the Friends of the Collier County Museum. A community activist, she leaves behind a legacy of love, beauty, and improvement. The world is a better and more beautiful place today because of her life. Mrs. Lyon is survived by her beloved husband of 47 years, Robert L. Lyon; a son, Jeffrey L. Lyon and daughter-in-law, Judith of Concord, Mass.; a daughter, Victoria L. Martin and son-in-law, Peter Martin of Stamford, Conn.; five grandchildren, Katherine, William, Lowell, Elizabeth and James. She also leaves behind two brothers, Col. Richard Watson of Texas and Billy Watson of Illinois. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 15th at the United Church of Marco, 320 North Barfield Drive, Marco Island, Fla. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Marco Island Historical Society, P.O. Box 2282, Marco Island, Fla. 34146.
Ad first appeared: MAR 14,2001

Dolores Diane ""Dee'' Brisson, 75, passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2000. She was born February 12, 1924 in Elizabeth, N.J. to the late William and Mary (Bott) Donovan. Mrs. Brisson had been a resident of Morganton, N.C. before moving to Naples. She was a past member of Grace Hospital guild and a charter member of the V.F.W., Maryland chapter. Survivors include her five children, Robert F. Brisson Jr. (Lyn Day) of Cocoa, Fla., Roger W. (Ruth Ann) Brisson of Morganton, N.C., Diane L. (Bob) Cannoles of Morganton, N.C. Richard T. (Terri) Brisson of Summerville, S.C., and Denise D. (Chuck) Bean of Sylva, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and loving companion, Jack Brisson of Naples, Fla. Mrs. Brisson was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Brisson; and a grandson, Steven Paul Cannoles. The family will receive friends Saturday, February 12, 2000 at the Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel, 2011 Pine Ridge Road from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, February 15, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. from Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105 or to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250- 0301. Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel 597-8888
Ad first appeared: FEB 11,2000

Dolores J. Cronauer, 76, of Naples, formerly of Wilkes- Barre, Pa., died Tuesday, September 26, 2000 at her home in Naples. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. on February 10, 1924, a daughter of the late Adam and Catherine Pesavento. Mrs. Cronauer had attended G.A.R. High School and Meyers High School and was a member of St. Aloysius Church in Wilkes- Barre. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Clarence A. Cronauer; her daughter, Mrs. Martin (Carole) Anstett of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; her son, Thomas Cronauer of Naples, Fla.; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Eleanor Spatz and Rita Pesavento; and brother, Robert Pesavento. Funeral services will be on Monday at 9:00 a.m. at Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, Park Avenue and South Street in Wilkes-Barre, with a funeral Mass. at 9:30 a.m. in St. Aloysius Church. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township, Pa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105 or to the charity of your choice. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 4424 East Tamiami Trail Naples, Fla. 34112 774-3444
Ad first appeared: OCT 02,2000

Dolores Mary Fletcher, beloved wife of Joe, dear mother of Joseph, Michael and David and grandmother of Logan, Amanda, Lindsey and Eden; and sister, Elaine; brothers, Joe, Bill and Al, passed from this life at Naples Florida Hospice House on September 17, 2000. Dolores so enjoyed the Naples Beach and searching for seashells, a park bench at the beach Second Avenue North will be dedicated by her family to celebrate her life. Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Services will be private.
Ad first appeared: SEP 20,2000

Domenick ''Don'' De Lucia, 77, of Naples, died Thursday, May 4, 2000. He had been a resident here since 1982 coming from Amityville, N.Y. and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. Don is survived by his wife of 54 years, Viola; two daughters, Suzanne (Richard) Ottoson and Donna (Hector) Gonzalez; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Keith Ottoson. Memorial services will be held at Mayflower Congregational U.C.C., 2900 County Barn Road on Sunday, May 7, 2000 at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the church's building fund in memory of Don. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: MAY 06,2000

Domenico Lucarelli, 91, of Naples Park, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2000 at a local hospital. Born in Italy, he came to the area in 1996 from Long Island, N.Y. He was a man who loved to laugh and make others laugh. He loved to make wine and tend his gardens. He also loved to sing and pass his songs on to his children and grandchildren. Mr. Lucarelli is survived by his loving wife, Vita Maria Lucarelli of Naples; two sons, Giacomo (Lucy) Lucarelli and Arcangelo (Gail) Lucarelli, both of Naples; three daughters, Maria Santa (Philip) Squicciarini, Catherine Lucarelli and Laura (Angelo) Puleio, all of Naples; one brother, Leonardo Lucarelli of Italy; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. His parents, Giacomo and Maria Santa Lucarelli; one brother, Lorenzo Lucarelli; and one sister, Laura Lucarelli, preceded him in death. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 25, 2000 (TODAY) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home, 28300 Tamiami Trail South, Bonita Springs. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Avenue North, Naples. Entombment will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: MAY 25,2000

Dominick A. Ciufo, passed away June 8, 2001. He lived in Naples for 14 years working in real estate. Prior to that he was a Vice President with Loral Corp. in Chelmsford, MA. He was a veteran of The Korean War. He is survived by his beloved wife, Grace Ciufo; and was a devoted father to daughter, Stacy Ciufo of Amherst, MA; and son, Gus (Elena) Cantavero of Riverside, CT. He leaves four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; also a brother, Richard (Lisa) Ciufo of Arizona. A memorial service will be held at the Chapel of Peace at Naples Memorial Gardens, Thursday, June 14th at 3:00 p.m. for family and friends. The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation and gratitude to Hospice Of Naples for all the excellent care given to Dominick. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his name to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.
Ad first appeared: JUN 12,2001

Dominick Argento, 91, of Naples, passed away September 15, 1999. He moved to Naples in 1969 from Long Island, N.Y. Dominick was a member of the Long Island Police Auxiliary and St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary; and his daughter and son-in-law, Antoinette ""Ann'' and Tony Bove of Naples; grandchildren, Gina, Peter, Maria and Anthony; and his two great-grandchildren, Claudia and Nicholas. The family will receive friends Friday (today) from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Collier Funeral and Cremation Chapel, 2772 Santa Barbara Blvd., Naples. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered Saturday, September 18, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, 2760 52nd Terrace SW with entombment to follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. Collier Funeral and Cremation Chapel 455-2221
Ad first appeared: SEP 17,1999

Donald "Don" R. Walters, 58, of Bonita Springs, died Sunday, April 22, 2001. Relatives and friends may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples on Thursday, April 26, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 27, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Entombment will follow. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 990 First Avenue South, Suite 200, Naples, FL 34102. A complete notice will follow in Wednesday's edition. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: APR 24,2001

Donald A. Biesterfeld, 82, of Naples, died Saturday, August 5, 2000. He had been a resident of Naples and Marco Island since 1973. He was born July 21, 1918 in Elgin, Ill. to Arthur and Lillian Biesterfeld. Mr. Biesterfeld was a WW II veteran of the U.S. Army Corps. A very active member of the Wesley United Methodist Church, he also volunteered at Naples Community Hospital, Collier Harvest and Meals on Wheels. He was the beloved husband of his wife, Shirley for 56 years and the devoted father of Lee Ann (Laso) of Chicago, Ill., Jack (Linda) and grandson, Adam of Crystal Lake and Barry (Desiree') of Thousand Oaks, Calif. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 12, 2000 at 4:00 p.m. at the Wesley United Methodist Church, Marco Island. Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 South Barfield Drive, Marco Island, Fla. 34145 or to the Alzheimer's Support Network, 660 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 21, Naples, Fla. 34102. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: AUG 07,2000

Donald A. Peeples, 39, of Naples, Fla., passed away October 21, 2000. Donald is survived by his parents, Howard L. Peeples and Norma Salter; children, Donald Jr. and Kyle, brothers, Wayne, William and Howard; and sister, Cheryl. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday (today) at Celebration Gardens, at the Sports Park on Rattlesnake Hammock Extension, east of 951.
Ad first appeared: OCT 24,2000

Donald B. Keller passed away December 20, 2000 at age 92 at his home in Moorings Park, Naples. Born in Madison, Ind., he graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and began a career in journalism at the Indianapolis Times and the Indianapolis News. For 40 years he served the funeral service profession, becoming president of Flanner and Buchanan Mortuaries, Floral Park Cemetery, and Washington Park Cemeteries North and East, all in Indianapolis. Active in National Selected Morticians, he was chairman of District Five. He was proud of being a past national president of the Miami University Alumni Association. In Indianapolis, he was an active, long-time member of the Meridian Street Methodist Church, The Players and Woodstock Club. In Naples he had been active in the Naples Yacht Club and the Royal Poinciana Golf Club for 25 years. He was widely known for his sense of humor, musical abilities, outstanding tennis serve and golfing prowess. Because of his love of fishing (and telling fishing stories), memorial contributions may be made to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, 1450 Merrihue Drive, Naples, Fla. 34102. Donald was married to Charlene "Sunny" Keller for 47 years, she passed away in December 1985. Survivors include Alan B. Keller of Harare, Zimbabwe; Scott Keller of Indianapolis; Kristin Keller of Tucson; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 19, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. at Bower Chapel, Moorings Park, Naples. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: JAN 03,2001


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