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Dorethea Herbert, 94, of Gainesville, FL, died June 9, 2001. She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Smith and Connie Selby, both of Gainesville; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of Williams-Thomas Funeral Home, Gainesville, FL.
Ad first appeared: JUN 12,2001

Dorothy A. (Happy) Ryan, 97, of Naples, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 1999. A private service will be held. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: OCT 21,1999

Dorothy A. Cameron, 92, of North Ft. Myers, died Saturday, January 22, 2000. A native of Ocracoke, N.C., she was a life-long resident of Marco Island and Ft. Myers. Mrs. Cameron is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. Sr. and Carmen Cameron, of North Ft. Myers; a brother, Ralph Doxsee of Marco Island; a sister, Mabel Love of Lakeland, Ga.; three grandchildren, Robert E. (Brenda) Cameron, Sharon (Richard) Honyoust, Michael (Jane) Cameron; eight great-grandchildren, Michaelle, Megan, Virginia, Chad, Tiffany, Brian and Dylan. Visitation will be Friday, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the North Ft. Myers Memorial Funeral Home Chapel Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, January 29, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at the North Ft. Myers Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will be in Ft. Myers Memorial Gardens Cemetery. North Ft. Myers Memorial Funeral Home 941-995-1113
Ad first appeared: JAN 27,2000

Dorothy A. Foor, 73, of Bonita Springs, passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2000 at a local hospital. Born in Columbus, Ohio she came to the area in 1985 from Lexington, Ohio. Mrs. Foor was a member of Community Congregational United Church of Christ. She was also a member of the Bonita Moose No. 1611, where she was past Senior Regent. She also belonged to the Bonita Elks No. 2753, the Bonita American Legion No. 303, and the Lexington, Ohio VFW No. 1501. Mrs. Foor is survived by her loving husband, Glen E. Foor Jr. of Bonita Springs; two sons, Frank (Cheryl) Foor of North Liberty, Ohio and Clinton Foor of Mansfield, Ohio; a daughter, Carrie (James) Francis of Lorain, Ohio; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. One sister, Kate Toor preceded her in death. A memorial service will be held on December 29, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bonita Moose Lodge. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: DEC 22,2000

Dorothy Arlene Reiff (nee Schmalfuss), 66, of Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Estero, died Sunday at 7:44 p.m. February 18, 2001 after a lengthy illness. A native of Zion, Ill., she moved with her husband from Oak Forest, Ill. to Coral Gables, Fla. in August 1986, where she was an Executive Coordinator with the Chicago Northern Trust Bank. She was transferred to the Bonita Springs branch where she worked until her retirement in July of 2000. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, Naples, Fla. She is survived by two sons, Douglas G. Reiff of Chicago, Ill. and Derrik V. (Diane) Reiff of New Port Richey, Fla.; two brothers. Robert L. (Belva) Schmalfuss of Chattahoochee, Fla. and James A. (Regina) Schmalfuss of Wilmington, N.C.; one sister, Carole E. Hayhurst of Canyon Country, Calif.; four grandchildren, Donny, Kevin, Daniel and Darah Reiff; and her Church family, First Baptist of Naples, Fla., Dr. Hayes Wicker, Pastor. She was preceded in death by her parents William E. II and Estelle Schmalfuss; her husband, Donald E. Reiff; and three brothers, William E. Schmalfuss III, David W. Schmalfuss and Roger C. Schmalfuss. Visitation for family and friends will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 23, 2001 at Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, Fla. Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 24th at First Baptist Church, 1595 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, Fla. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to Hernando Pasco Hospice, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, Fla. 34667. A very special thanks for the sensitive, loving care provided by the nurses and The Rev. Roland Nelson of Hernando Pasco Hospice. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: FEB 21,2001

Dorothy B. (Bauman) Harris, 76, passed away at her home in Naples on Saturday, May 19, 2001. Dorothy was born in New York City and had been a resident of Naples for the past 30 years. She was married to Mickey Harris, who preceded her in death. She is survived by three sons, Richard Harris, William (Janice) Harris and Kevin (Pandora) Harris, all of Naples; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; also two brothers, William (Joan) Bauman and Edward (Peggy) Bauman. The family will receive friends at Hodges Funeral Chapel of Golden Gate, 2772 Santa Barbara Blvd., Naples, FL 34116 on Tuesday evening, May 22, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, 2760 52nd Terrace SW on Wednesday, May 23, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 900 First Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102 would be appreciated. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel of Golden Gate 2772 Santa Barbara Blvd. 455-2221
Ad first appeared: MAY 22,2001

Dorothy B. Osborne, 81, a resident of Naples for 19 years before moving to Bradenton, Fla. in 1998, passed away May 15, 2000 in Bradenton. She was born in Vinita, Okla. She was a real estate broker. She was a member of The Moorings Presbyterian Church. She was a member of Ikebana International Society, Naples Women's Club, and Lady of the Nobles. She is survived by her husband, John J.; and a sister, Edna Ellis of Michigan. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lloyd Marie and Marjorie. Memorial services will be Tuesday, May 30, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at The Moorings Presbyterian Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinsons Foundation, Inc., 1501 NW Ninth Avenue, Bob Hope Road, Miami, Fla. 33136
Ad first appeared: MAY 21,2000

Dorothy Dalton - A memorial service for Dorothy Dalton will be held Thursday, January 11, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. at the Lely Presbyterian Church. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: JAN 10,2001

Dorothy Dodd McCormick, 82, of Golden Gate Estates, Naples and formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, died Friday, March 23, 2001 at Naples Community Hospital. She was born December 21, 1918 in Follansbee, WV, a daughter of the late Cecil B. and Margaret (Davis) Dodd. While in Naples, she had worked for the Accu Care and the former Nevins Plumbing, Clifford Homes. She is the widow of Regis "Mac" McCormick, and leaves to mourn her loss, two sons, Thomas A. Reed, with whom she resided, Gregory A. Reed of Naples; three grandsons, Jonathan P. Reed, Thomas R. Reed, and David A. Reed, and her caregiver, Dave. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family in a memorial service on Friday, March 30, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: MAR 27,2001

Dorothy Dow Broadwell, beloved spouse of Robert Broadwell, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 2, 2000. Dorothy was born in Geneva, Ill. and lived in the Chicagoland area most of her life. She had been a Naples resident for over 12 years, showing her love for boating and the water. Dorothy is survived by her husband of 51 years, Robert; and her sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Bonnie, Brad and Mildred, Randall and Kathryn. Dorothy's loving grandchildren include Jennifer, Lynne, Robert and Christopher. Also survived by her sister, Marilyn Dow Jones. A private family service is planned. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donation gifts be made to the American Cancer Society in Dorothy's honor.
Ad first appeared: MAY 05,2000

Dorothy E. Adamczyk, 74, of Bonita Springs, died February 18, 2001. Dorothy was born in Lowell, Mass. and had lived in Chelmsford, Mass. before moving to Bonita Springs in 1992. In Chelmsford, she was active in Little League and the Elks Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore (1998). She is survived by her son, John (Kyle) Adamczyk of Naples; her daughter, Sandra (John) Michaud of Bristol, Conn.; four grandchildren, Joseph and Rebecca Michaud and Mark and Steven Adamczyk; and a sister, Marian Bienvenu of Deerfield Beach. A private memorial service will be held. Donations may be made in her memory to Alzheimer's Research Center, Washington Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8111, 4488 Forest Park Blvd., Suite 130, St. Louis, Mo. 63108 or Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Ft. Myers, Fla. 33908. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: FEB 20,2001

Dorothy E. Peters, 82, of Naples, died January 21, 2001 at a local hospital. Mrs. Peters had been a resident of Naples since 1997 coming from Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Dorothy is survived by her brother, Elmer Moler of Bonita Springs; sister, Marjorie Freund of Naples; niece, Susan Freund of Bonita Springs; and nephew, William Freund of Farmington Hills, Mich. The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 24, 2001 from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Bob Wallace, officiating. Burial will be private. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: JAN 22,2001

Dorothy G. Dougherty, 91, of Naples, passed away Monday, February 12, 2001 at the Chateau at Moorings Park where she had been a long-time resident. Born in Swissvale, Pa., she moved to Naples in 1973 from Short Hills, N.J. She graduated from Dickinson College and was a member of Moorings Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Plank of Toms River, N.J.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell, in 1987. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at Bower Chapel at Moorings Park with Rev. Bruce Ingles, officiating. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: MAR 04,2001

Dorothy H. Davies, 86, died Saturday, June 3, 2000 in Bonita Springs after a brief illness. Dorothy Helen Koss was born March 10, 1914 in Rock Island, Ill. to Claude and Bertha (Price) Koss. She married Ray J. Davies on February 24, 1932 in Cambridge, Ill. She and her husband were owner/operators of the former Ray Davies Tap in Davenport, Iowa. She was a past member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Ladies of the Moose, Elks, Catholic Women's League and Mercy Hospital Auxiliary. She served as a long-time volunteer for Mercy Hospital, Center for Active Seniors, Davenport and Retired Seniors Volunteer Program of Moline. Her hobbies and interests included her love for animals and nature. Survivors include her son, Jack E. Davies of Bonita Springs, Fla.; and grandchildren, Kevin, John II, Brent, Matthew, Theresa and Ray. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray J. Davies on January 28, 1970; and her son, Ray G. Davies on September 28, 1994. May they rest in peace. Services for Dorothy were held on Thursday, June 8, 2000 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Bettendorf, Iowa with burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Memorials may be made to Homemakers and Visiting nurses of Scott County or Luther Manor, Bettendorf, Iowa. The arrangements were by Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, Iowa. (319) 322-4438
Ad first appeared: JUN 12,2000

Dorothy Harvey Harkness, 94, of Marco Island, died Thursday, May 11, 2000 at Manor Care Lakewood, Naples. She had lived on Marco Island since 1980 coming from Norwich, Conn. She was born June 16, 1905 in Rockville, Conn., daughter of the late Charles and Pauline Harvey. Norwich had been her residence for most of her life. She was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Marco Island, transferring from Grace Episcopal Church, Yantic, Conn. where she was active for many years. She married there in 1929 to Leslie A. Harkness, who died in 1970. Dorothy graduated in 1922 from the Norwich Free Academy and worked many years as an accountant for Norwich Buick Agency and later worked for the Norwich Inn. She served for many years on the House Committee of United Workers of Norwich, part of the time as Chairman. She was active in Sachem Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, was a 50 year member, Past Matron and Treasurer Emeritus, having served 35 years as Treasurer. On Marco Island she had been active in Castaways, AARP, Travel Club, Ladies on the Go and St. Mark's Workshop. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lee H. and Dorothy A. Harkness of Marco Island; her niece, Paula H.J. Schwenk; and nephew, H. Downer Johnson III; and four grand-nieces; and a grand-nephew. A memorial funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 13th at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Contributions may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1101 North Collier Blvd., P.O. Box 476-34146, Marco Island, Fla. 34146. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: MAY 12,2000

Dorothy Jane Broadwell, beloved spouse of Robert Broadwell, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 2, 2000. Dorothy was born in Geneva, Ill. and lived in the Chicagoland area most of her life. She had been a Naples resident for over 12 years, showing her love for boating and the water. Dorothy is survived by her husband of 51 years, Robert; and her sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Bonnie, Brad and Mildred, Randall and Kathryn. Dorothy's loving grandchildren include Jennifer, Lynne, Robert and Christopher. A private family service is planned. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donation gifts be made to the American Cancer Society in Dorothy's honor.
Ad first appeared: MAY 04,2000

Dorothy Jean Lemke, 86, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000 in Naples. Formerly of St. Charles, Ill., she was a loving parent, always ready to help anyone. Children and animals were special to her. She had a unique personality and brought laughter and honesty to all she knew. She was able to endure a lengthy illness without complaining. Dorothy stopped to smell the flowers and will be greatly missed by all. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Stroube; grandchildren, Jack (Cindy) Stroube and Linda (Tom) Smith; great-grandchildren, Trevor and Wesley; a brother, George Arquette; and a sister, June Schrieber. Memorial services will be in Chicago, Ill. Donations in her memory may be made to the Humane Society.
Ad first appeared: APR 27,2000

Dorothy K. (Conelley) Battenfeld, 88, of Southbury, Conn. and Naples, Fla., died Monday, February 21, 2000 in Naples, Fla. She was the widow of E. Gerard Battenfeld. Mrs. Battenfeld was born October 21, 1911 in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of Edward and Katheryn (Cunningham) Conelley. She moved to Heritage Village in Southbury in 1995 and spent winters in Naples, Fla. She leaves two sons, Frederick E. of Naples, Fla. and Eugene G. of Southbury, Conn. and Riverdale, N.Y.; two grandsons; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Saturday, February 26th at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Main Street South, Southbury. Calling hours Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the daily chapel of the Church. Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Leo Abbey, St. Leo, Fla. 33574. Arrangements by Carpino Funeral Home, Southbury, Conn.
Ad first appeared: FEB 24,2000

Dorothy Laura Pettibone, 88, died Tuesday in her home at The Carlisle Naples. A native of Cleveland, OH, she and her late husband, C. Arthur Pettibone moved to Naples in 1972. She was a graduate of Lakewood High School and worked early in her career in banking in Cleveland. Dorothy, an avid bridge player, earned her ACBL Life Master Certificate in 1992 and had now amassed 1,000 master points. She is survived by her loving daughters, Joan Kiefer (Mel Burdette) of Newark, OH and Judy Skillicorn (Dr. Robert) of Elyria, OH; her four grandchildren, Kimberley Kiefer (Michael Kahn), Jodie, Brian and Jennifer Skillicorn; and two great-grandchildren, Harry and Lucy Hurley. Visitation will be held at Hodges Funeral Chapel Friday, May 25, 2001 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Saturday, May 26th at 9:30 a.m. with Rev. James Hervey, officiating. Private entombment to follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: MAY 24,2001

Dorothy Lee Daugherty, 97, of Naples, passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2000. She was born in Charlottesville, Va. on January 26, 1903 and moved to Naples from Swarthmore, Pa. in 1993. She was a member of the Swarthmore Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, David and Shirley Daugherty of Naples; her daughter-in-law, Joan Lane of Naples; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James P. Daugherty; and her son, James Gibson Daugherty. At her request, funeral services will be private. Interment will be in Accomack, Va. Arrangements by Hodges Funeral Chapel. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: FEB 04,2000

Dorothy Lillian Miller, 78, of Naples, passed away on November 29, 2000 following a brief illness. She had been a resident of Naples for 13 years, moving from Greenville and Coventry, R.I. Dorothy was a loving wife for 56 years to her husband, Ralph. She is survived by her husband; daughters, Geri (Peter) Spears of Rye Beach, N.H. and Karen (Geary) Famiano of Smithfield, R.I.; sister, Selena DeRaimo of Cape Haze, Fla.; four grandsons; and two great-grandsons. A memorial service will take place in Exeter, R.I. Contributions may be made in memory of Dorothy to the American Cancer Society, 990 First Avenue South, No. 200, Naples, Fla. 34102. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: DEC 01,2000

Dorothy M. Chesser, 69, a 35 year resident of Naples, Fla., died the morning of March 21, 2001 in Sparta, Tenn. She was born in Indiana, and worked in maintenance at the Coastland Center for 10 years. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Raleigh of Estero; her sons, Gary and James McGowan of Naples, and Bill McGowan of Sparta, Tenn.; her sister, Mary L. Dallas of Lakeland, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Chesser. A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 29, 2001 at 6:00 p.m. at 1440 19th Street SW, Naples. Please call (941) 992-3477 for directions.
Ad first appeared: MAR 25,2001

Dorothy M. Rudolph Rice, 84, of Marco Island passed away on November 16, 2000. She was born on December 13, 1915 in New York City. She grew up and resided in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. for 46 years before retiring to Stanfordville, N.Y. where she resided for 39 years. She summered for many years in Westport Conn. Dorothy was a winter resident on Marco Island since 1979 and became a full-time resident in October 1999. A devoted mother and homemaker, she particularly enjoyed swimming, boating, fishing, and family gatherings. She was an active member of the Forever Young Club in Stanfordville. N.Y. and was a volunteer for the Marco/Naples Sports Festival. She is survived by two sons, Denis and his wife Ilona of Amawalk, N.Y. and David F. Rice and his wife Jeanne of Marco Island. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Kimberly Baldini and David G. Rice of Marco Island, and Heather Neff of Norwalk, Conn.; and one great-grandchild, Madison Baldini of Marco Island.She was preceded in death by her husband, David L. Rice. A memorial service will be held at Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home, 577 Elkcam Circle, Marco Island on Tuesday, November 21, 2000 at 6:00 p.m. Contributions in memory of Dorothy may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home 394-7573
Ad first appeared: NOV 20,2000

Dorothy M.H. Benner, of Marco Island, passed away Friday, October 20, 2000. She was born in Trenton, N.J. Mrs. Benner worked for 20 years as an executive secretary to the Superintendent of Schools in Trenton, N.J. She had also served as a diplomatic assistant in the U.S. Embassy in Brazil. She was a member of San Marco Catholic Church, the Alumnae, of Marco Island and the Marco Island Womens Club. She is survived by her cousins, Frank J. Walsh of Vero Beach and Margaret Henry of Denver, Colo. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Thomas Benner. A private family service will be held at a later date. God Looked God looked around his garden, and found an empty place, He then 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 beautiful, He always takes the best. He saw the road was getting rough, and the hills were hard to climb, so He closed your weary eyelids, and whispered, "Peace be thine". The family has entrusted Care and services to Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home 394-7573
Ad first appeared: OCT 23,2000

Dorothy Mae Arkema, a resident of Naples for nearly 50 years, passed away January 6, 2001. She was born Dorothy Mae Hufeld in Peoria, Ill., on August 28, 1909. She married Herbert Arkema of Grand Haven, Mich., who preceded her in death in 1980. After moving to Naples in 1953, Dorothy became one of the town's leading business people, opening and operating Dorothy's on Fifth Avenue for over 20 years. Known for elegant womns fashions, "Dorothy's" anchored all fashion shows for the Naples Community Hospital Auxiliary's functions. In addition to being an excellent businesswoman, Dorothy played an integral part in helping Unity of Naples, a non-denominational church, becoming what it is today. One of a handful of people meeting in the Naples' Community Center at its inception, she kept her attendance, service and donations to Unity throughout her life-time in Naples. Her pride and joy was Unity's thrift store, The Opportunity Shop. Lorie McCabe of Naples and granddaughter said, "she was tireless in her giving, generous in spirit, and a smile you loved to see." Inurnment will take place on Friday, January 19, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Naples Memorial Gardens. Memorial gifts may be given in Dorothy's name to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105 or Humane Society of Collier County, Inc., 370 Airport Pulling Road North, Naples, Fla. 34104. Arrangements are being handled by the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, Fla. 34112.
Ad first appeared: JAN 18,2001

Dorothy Miller Cessna - In loving memory of Dorothy Miller Cessna who died October 2, 2000 at the Glenview Health Center, Naples, Fla. She was born in 1908 in Cambridge, Mass., the daughter of Maude and Charles Miller. She graduated from the University of Illinois. Dorothy loved music, gardening and playing bridge. She was the beloved wife of Charles E. Cessna. She is survived by her sister, Helen Miller Keck of Naples, Fla.; a daughter, Sally Schanck of Clayton, Mich.; four grand- ildren; Christine Obeid of Ypsilanti, Mich., Brett Schanck of Canton, Mich., Derick Schanck of Ypsilanti, Mich., Julia Schanck of Ypsilanti, Mich.; and six great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at a memorial service on November 10, 2000 at 11:30 a.m. at The Glenview. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association.
Ad first appeared: OCT 26,2000

Dorothy P. (Powell) Gitlitz of Bridgewater, N.J., formerly of Naples, Fla. and Tenafly, N.J., passed away on December 15, 2000. She was the mother of Lynn Benza, Joan Lieberman, Susan Kalbhenn, Peter Gitlitz, Gail Gitlitz and Jill Rabin. Also surviving are five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Abraham J. Gitlitz, M.D.; and brother, Steve Powell. Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by Quinn- Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston, N.J. (973) 992-1414
Ad first appeared: DEC 18,2000

Dorothy P. Smallwood, 86, of Chokoloskee, died October 24, 2000 at Cypress Manor in Ft. Myers. Born in Everglades City, she had resided in the area all of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Everglades Baptist Chapel in Everglades City. She is survived by her two sons and their wives, Charles (Janice) Smallwood of Naples, and Curtis (Glenda) Smallwood of Chokoloskee; two sisters, Carmelita Stiegmann of Lehigh Acres, Fla., and Reba Odom of Englewood, Fla.; three brothers, Vernon Goff of Fayetteville, Tenn., Clifton Goff of Chokoloskee, Fla. and Warren Goff of Naples; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Glenn Smallwood Sr.; her daughter, Gwenda Smallwood; her son, Theodore Glenn Smallwood Jr. A visitation will be held on Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. at Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail in Naples. Relatives and friends are also invited to attend the service at graveside at Naples Memorial Gardens on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: OCT 26,2000

Dorothy R. Landrum, 94, of Woodsfield, Ohio (formerly of Akron, Ohio and Rinard Mills, Ohio), died Thursday, March 2, 2000 in Woodsfield, Ohio. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Bill (Gay D.) Mildrum of Naples, Mrs. Madison (Diane Coe) Gardner of Rinard Mills, Ohio; son, David Allan Coe of Daytona Beach, Fla.; sister, Sara Kaythern Hughey of Tampa, Fla., 12 grandchildren including Michael McComas and Mrs. Ed (Cathy) Owen of Naples, Fla.; 13 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and 18 step-great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 SR 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2000. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Graysville, Ohio.
Ad first appeared: MAR 04,2000

Dorothy Ruth Thomas, 82, of Naples, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2000. She was the executive secretary to the vice-president of Martin-Marietta Corp. and was the editor of The Resort Pages throughout Florida. She is survived by her husband, Paul Thomas; her daughter, Daune Neidig; and her son, Paul Thomas Jr. We will all miss this wonderful woman in our hearts and in our lives.
Ad first appeared: FEB 20,2000

Dorothy Schwingel Turben, 94, of Naples, FL and Shaker Heights, died March 27, 2001. The former Dorothy Schwingel, Mrs. Turben was born in Canton, OH on April 17, 1906. She was married for 58 years to Claude Turben, a prominent investment banker and the senior partner of Prescott Ball and Turben. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude in 1988. Mrs. Turben was a member of the Union Club and a former member of the Chagrin Valley Hunt Club and the Naples Florida Yacht Club. She was a former member of the Sundial Garden Club and a long time volunteer for the United Way. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church where family services will be held. She is survived by her son; and daughter; John F. Turben of Kirtland Hills and Judith T. Walrath of Fox Chapel, PA. She also leaves eight grandchildren, David C. Turben of Russell Township, Nicholas A. Turben of Ipswich, MA, Katherine H. Mihm of Pittsburgh, PA, Pamela E. Hoopes of Pittsburgh, PA and James E Hoopes of Washington, DC, Newton S. Kimberly Jr. of Carmel, IN, James H. Kimberly of Amherst, NH, and Mary K. Prien of Chicago, IL; and 11 great-grandchildren. A private service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cleveland Sight Center, Claude F. Turben Memorial Fund, 1909 East 101st Street, Cleveland, OH 44106. Arrangements have been handled by: Brown-Forward Cleveland, Ohio 216-752-1200
Ad first appeared: MAR 29,2001

Dorothy Theresa (McHugh) Brown, 80, passed away February 11, 2001 at her winter home in Naples, Fla. following a period of failing health. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., educated in the Brooklyn, N.Y. Schools graduating from St. Brandans High in Brooklyn. Before moving to Scituate, Mass., Mrs. Brown had resided in Hingham, Mass., Hampton, N.H., York, Maine, Guantanomo Bay, Cuba, Freeport, Long Island, N.Y. and Bay Ridge, N.Y. She was the wife of a Commander in the U.S. Navy, Commander Richard William Brown. She was a master point bridge player and was a member at Hatherly Country Club in Scituate and was a communicant of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Scituate. In addition to her loving husband of 59 years, Richard William Brown, Mrs. Brown is survived by nine children, Carol E. Brown, Virginia A. Nelson, Dorothy Bepi Snow, Stephen (Mack) Brown, all of Scituate, Mary A. Brown of Hingham, William A. Brown of Isle of Palm, S.C., Richard G. Brown of Plymouth, Donald M. Brown of Hingham and Raymond B. Brown of Bellingham; one sister, Eileen (McHugh) Cibelli of Scarborough, Maine; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services were held in Scituate, Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dorothy's name to The Foundation for Diabetes, 112 Prospect Street, Ridgewood, N.J. 07450. Arrangements by the Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, Mass.
Ad first appeared: FEB 22,2001

Dorothy V. Barnes, 94, of 3400 Gulfshore Blvd. North, Naples, FL, died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at the The Laurels of Massillon, OH, following a short illness. She had been a resident of Naples for 29 years, having previously resided in Elwood, Muncie and Fort Wayne, IN, and Summit, NJ. She was a member of the Moorings Presbyterian Church in Naples and the Collier County Blind Society. She is survived by a daughter, Virginia K. Baker of Springfield, IL; and four grandchildren and their spouses, Diane (Dillon), (Kenneth) Rapp and John (Teri) Dillon, both of Massillon, OH and John (Christa) Baker and Kate (Brad) Milliman, both of Springfield, IL; as well as eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Herschel Barnes in 1989; and a daughter, Sue A. Dillon in 1980. It was her desire to be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date at the North Webster Methodist Church in North Webster, IN, with burial to follow in Elwood, IN. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations either to the Sue Barnes Dillon Memorial Scholarship Fund, Northminster Presbyterian Church, 237 West Maple Street, North Canton, OH 44720 or the North Webster Methodist Church, Epworth Forest Road, North Webster, IN 46555. Lamiell Funeral Home 1353 Cleveland Avenue NW Canton, OH 44703
Ad first appeared: JUN 12,2001

Dorothy V. McGowan, 71, passed away January 14, 2001. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., she retired to Naples from California in 1990. She is survived by her beloved sons, Michael of Chicago and Stephen (JoAnn) of Connecticut. Dorothy will be deeply missed by her sons, family and friends who loved her dearly. Private services were held on Tuesday. Beachwood Society 261-1767
Ad first appeared: JAN 19,2001

Dorothy V. Perkinson, 92, of Ft. Myers, Fla. passed away October 12, 1999 at HealthPark Care Center. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., she had been a resident of Florida since 1965. She is survived by two daughters, Doris P. Mascott of Estero, Fla. and Joan L. Pastore of Old Saybrook, Conn. and Ft. Myers; three grand- children; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warner E. Perkinson. Arrangements by Harvey-Engelhardt-Metz Funeral Home, 1600 Colonial Blvd., Ft. Myers, Fla. Interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Hastings on Hudson, N.Y.
Ad first appeared: OCT 14,1999

Dorothy Wheeler Rowland, 85, died March 31, 2000.The daughter of Harry A. Wheeler and Mary Leonard (Higgins) Wheeler of Lexington, Mass. She was a graduate of Beaver County Day School and Vassar College. She was passionate about the arts and her memberships include: The Ladies Committee of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Mass., she studied and became a docent of that museum for many years, a member of the Committee of a Thousand for the Philharmonics Center for the Arts in Naples, Fla., and a member of The Chilton Club in Boston. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, John B. Rowland of Osterville, Mass. and Naples, Fla.; son, John B. Rowland Jr. of Centerville, Mass.; daughter, Susan R. Chollet of Peterborough, N.H.; brother, Harry A. Wheeler Jr. of Chestnut Hill, Mass. There will be a memorial service at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Osterville, Mass. in May. Contributions in Dorothy's memory may be sent to St. Peter Episcopal Church, Wianno Avenue, Osterville, Mass. 02655; or The Naples Community Hospital, P. O. Box 413029, Naples, Fla. 34104-3029. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: APR 03,2000

Dorothy Wortham Shaheen, 83, of Naples, died Monday, May 21, 2001. Formerly of St. Petersburg, FL she had been a Naples resident since 1991. She was born August 30, 1917 in Henderson, NC, the daughter of George Alexander and Essie Burroughs Wortham. Mrs. Shaheen is survived by her children, Jean Krehling of Naples, Edward Neil (Zorina) Lane of Naples and Ralph Douglas (Patricia) Lane of Malvern, PA; her sisters, Marie Woodcock of Raleigh, NC and Lucille Perkinson of Warrenton, NC; grandchildren, Debbie Ross, Edward B. (Sarah), Scott D. and William T. ""Billy" (Lorie Krehling and Jeff Lane, all of Naples and Steve Lane of New York City, NY; great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Shaunna, Courtney, Samantha, Max and Kendal; numerous nieces and nephews; dear friends of many years, Eva Krehling and Mary Dorrity; and many friends at Jamestown, St. Petersburg. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 25, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home an hour prior to the service. The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice for the loving care provided to Dorothy and her family. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: MAY 23,2001

Dorothy Young Dalton, 86, of Naples, Fla., died Tuesday, January 2, 2001 at Naples Community Hospital. She was born May 4, 1914, the daughter of Homer and Nellie (Frushour) Young. She had been a resident of Naples since 1979. She was a member of the Lely Presbyterian Church; a member of the Alpha Phi Sorority; and a 50 year member of PEO, Chapter GX of Naples, Fla. Mrs. Dalton is survived by her nephews, Harvey B. Goodrich and Robert George Young; niece, Susan P. Krasny; brothers-in-law, Curtis W. Dalton and Allan B. Dalton, both of Lawrence, Kan. and Paul Dalton of California; sisters-in-law, Margery D. Hurst of Wichita, Kan. and Eleanor Lowman of Lecompton, Kan.; and son-in-law, Harris Wainwright. She was preceded in death by her husband, Loring DeWitt Dalton on September 5, 1999; as well as her son, Gary DeWitt Dalton; and daughter, Barbara Dalton Wainwright. A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 11, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. at the Lely Presbyterian Church, 105 St. Andrews Blvd., Naples, Fla. 34113. Memorial contributions may be made to Lely Presbyterian Church. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: JAN 09,2001

Doyle E. Workinger, 78, died Tuesday, February 8, 2000 at Naples Community Hospital. Born in North Canton, Ohio, Doyle was a resident of Naples since 1960 coming originally from Petoskey, Mich. He graduated from Grand Ledge High School in Grand Ledge, Mich. and attended Michigan State University. His professional career was in advertising sales. He retired six years ago and continued to reside in Naples. Mr. Workinger was a member of the First United Methodist Church where he served as a Stephen Minister. His wife, Sally Stears Workinger; and his five children, Constance Galbraith, Susan Jill Stephen, Jacquelyn Matthews, Dewey Workinger and David Workinger, survive him. His 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild, also survive him. He leaves his two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Workinger Olin and Mrs. Marjorie Workinger Howell. A memorial will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 388 First Avenue South, Naples, Fla. on Friday, February 11th at 4:00 p.m. The family requests that memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Program at the above address or the American Heart Association. Arrangements by Hodges Funeral Chapel, 261-1237
Ad first appeared: FEB 10,2000

Dr. Agnew R. Ewing of Naples, Fla. and formerly of Avalon, N.J. and West Grove, Pa., passed away February 29, 2000. Dr. Ewing was born in 1910 in West Grove, Pa. He led a full and interesting life. Outside of his practice, he was very involved in and committed to the improvement of all the communities in which he lived. He attained the level of Eagle Scout as a youth. After graduating from Lafayette College he taught physics at the illustrious Iolani Boys School in Honolulu, Hawaii, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, was a visiting doctor at the Grenfell Mission in Labrador, Canada and served as a major in the U.S. Army during WW II in the South Pacific. During his stint in the Army he met and married Margaret Helen Honegger, who pre- deceased him in 1989. After the war he returned to West Grove and took over the practice of his uncle Dr. William B. Ewing and practiced in West Grove for nearly 50 years as a country doctor making house calls and practicing all forms of medicine from dentistry to obstetrics. He was mayor of West Grove for 16 years, head of the Avon Grove Community Hospital, and honorary Lion's Club member after 50 years of service. His life was punctuated with the passion for projects that involved research and writing. He wrote ''The History of Avalon'' in the late 1950's. His desire to put tradition into his former high school Avon Grove led him to research its auspicious beginnings and famous former students. For this effort he was appointed honorary school historian. An avid gardener, he wrote and had published a book on gardening entitled, ''Gardening, From Ignorance to Bliss''. In his early years as an Eagle Scout he developed a booklet on the scouting tradition. His commitment to recreation and kids resulted in: His involvement with the Red Cross and its swimming program for kids in the Avon Grove area. In the early 50's he converted the lot behind his house in West Grove into a playground for kids and he was involved in the development of the recreational park in West Grove. In Avalon, he was appointed chairman of a committee under former Mayor Edgar Bell and given the task of developing a plan for a future recreational center. Most recently was an enthusiastic supporter of the recreational facility under construction in Avalon. After the death of Margaret, Dr. Ewing retired to Naples, Fla., where he spent the winter season. He was a patron and attendee of the Naples Philharmonic. Dr. Ewing is survived by his daughters, Jacqueline Ewing of Avalon, N.J. and Sheila Stewart of Aspen, Colo.; one sister, Helen Kinney of West Grove, Pa. Services are being held on Saturday, the 4th of March at 12:00 noon at the Foulk Funeral Home in West Grove, Pa. Viewing 11:00 a.m. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Naples Philharmonic, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples, Fla. 34108.
Ad first appeared: MAR 03,2000

Dr. Alden Blake Thompson, 81, of Naples and Kendallville, Ind., died Friday, February 11, 2000. Dr. Thompson had been a winter resident of Naples since 1987. Survivors include his wife, Doris Annette Thompson of Naples and Kendallville, Ind.; a daughter, Sally A. Thompson-Calderon of Carmel, Ind.; a son, Dr. John V. (Diane) Thompson of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; and five grand- children, Andrea, William and Ellyssa Calderon, Lacey and Max Thompson. Dr. Thompson was preceded in death by his two sons, James Albert Thompson and Dr. William A. Thompson. A memorial service will be held in Indiana at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel 597-8888
Ad first appeared: FEB 14,2000

Dr. Andrew H. Souerwine, 76, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and master teacher and counselor to adults throughout his professional career, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000 at Hartford Hospital, Palliative Care Unit. Born February 29, 1924, he died from melanoma cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Jane Day; their son, David Anthony and his wife, Susan of Pittsford, N.Y.; their son, Andrew Day of Atlantis, Fla.; three grandsons, Andrew Robert, David Scott and Matthew Jeffrey, all of Pittsford, N.Y.; and his brother, Alvin Henry of York, Pa. A memorial service will be held at Asylum Hill Congregational Church, 814 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, Conn. on Saturday, March 18, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. There are no calling hours and burial is private. Memorial donations may be made to the Andrew H. and Jane Day Souerwine Fund for the Performing Arts, Ursinus College, P.O. Box 1000, Collegeville, Pa. 19426-1000 or to the VNA/Hospice, 103 Woodland Street, Hartford, Conn. 06105-1240. James T. Pratt Funeral Service is assisting the family.
Ad first appeared: MAR 17,2000

Dr. Anthony J. Di Cello, 91, of Naples, died Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at Naples Community Hospital. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he had lived most of his life in Painesville, Ohio before moving to Naples in 1980. He was an opthalmologist for over 45 years in Painesville retiring in 1979. He was honored in 1998 by having a wing of the Mentor Campus Lake Hospital in Mentor, Ohio dedicated in his name in recognition of his many years of service. A private pilot, he often flew his own plane to West Virginia where he provided opthalmology services to indigent residents. He was a graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and had attended Harvard University in Boston. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army in WW II and served in North Africa and Europe from 1940 until he retired from the service as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1945. He is survived by his wife, Therese Marini Di Cello; three daughters, Mary Agnes Frate and Catherine Whitely, both of Concord, Ohio and Christine Eisenberg of Painesville, Ohio; two sisters, Rose Dupper of Clearwater, Fla. and Margaret Magri of Phoenix, Ariz.; his brother, Michael Di Cello of Naples, Fla.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail in Naples on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. when a service will be conducted by the Rev. Timothy Navin of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. Contributions in memory of Dr. Di Cello may be sent to the American Heart Association, Unit 208, 28441 South Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, Fla. 34134. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: FEB 19,2000


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