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Edmund S. Cieslukowski, 92, passed away peacefully August 22, 2000 in Naples where he had lived for the last year, previously residing on Marco Island for over 20 years. He came to this area in 1977 from St. Germain, Wis., when he had initially retired from the Patrick Cudahy Packing Co. of Cudahy, Wis. He was a top salesman for over 43 years covering the Racine, Kenosha, and Chicago area markets. His interests included fishing, hunting, boating, and the Green Bay Packers. He especially enjoyed attending games and was present at the 1967 "Ice Bowl" in Green Bay and most recently the Super Bowl in New Orleans. He was a member of the San Marco Catholic Church as an usher and a life-member of the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Cieslukowski is survived by his son, Robert (Ellen) Cieslukowski of Eden Prairie, Minn. and Brays Island, S.C.; daughter, Patricia (Ronald) Cumming of Naples; daughter, Sandra (Peter) Puestow of Okauchee, Wis. He was blessed with 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren; plus extended family members of the Roland Dretzka and Joseph Lens families. He was preceded in death by his precious wife, Susan Delores (nee Zielinski) after 66 years of devoted marriage; his daughter, Jean Ann Dretzka, formerly of Racine, Wis.; sister, Casmira Tiles of Cape Coral; and brother, Walter Chesley o Montivideo, Minn. Services will be held in Oconomowoc, Wis. on October 7th with interment at the Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Cudahy, Wis. Memorials to the San Marco Knights of Columbus.
Ad first appeared: AUG 27,2000

Edna Briggs - Relatives and friends of Edna Briggs may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road on Monday, November 15th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Funeral services and burial will be in Minnesota. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: NOV 14,1999

Edna L. Hatch Ellis, 78, of Naples, passed away February 8, 2001. She had been a resident of Naples since 1969 coming from Alexandria, Va. She was an active member of the North Naples United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children, Robert (Gloria) of Newnan, Ga., Terry of Goldsboro, N.C., Theresa (Russell) Miller of Oak Ridge, Tenn., Larry (Billy Jo) of Liberty, S.C., Steven (Rene) of Naples; nine grandchildren; and her brother, Gene (Dean) Carraway of Houston, Texas. Edna was preceded in death by her brother, James Carraway; and her loving husband, Col. Robert Hatch, USA (Ret.). Funeral services will be Monday, February 12, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel of Golden Gate, 2772 Santa Barbara Blvd., Naples. Burial will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel of Golden Gate 455-2221
Ad first appeared: FEB 10,2001

Edna M. Witt, 87, of Venice, formerly of Naples, FL, died April 18, 2001. Mrs. Witt had made her home in Southwest Florida since the late 1970's coming from Akron, OH. She is survived by a step-son, Frederick Witt of Naples, FL; two step-daughters, Beatrice Abramson of Omaha NE and Gretchen Tremann of Beaufort, SC; niece, Sally Edwards of Pinehurst, NC; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation will be held at Naples Memorial Gardens, 586 111th Avenue North, Naples, FL in the Chapel of Peace from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2001. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. Contributions may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 4150 Goodlette Road North, Naples, FL 34103. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: APR 22,2001

Edna Miller Fladung, 82, of Berlin, Md., passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2000. She was born in Baltimore, Md. on September 25, 1917 and was the daughter of the late Earl C. and Emma Hopkins Miller. Mrs. Fladung was the loving wife of Edmund B. Fladung Jr., who survives. She is survived by her husband; a son, Edmund B. Fladung III and his wife, Mary of Berkeley, Calif.; two daughters, Joan F. Yourey and her husband, Mihel F. of Poquoson, Patricia A. Roberts of Pawleys Island, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Pamela A. Yourey, Paula Y. Arnold and husband, Jason, Holly A. Mason, Wendy L. Mason, Rebekah E. Roberts, Edmund B. Fladung IV, Elizabeth L. Fladung; two great-grandchildren, Jeffrey S. Arnold, Madelyn G. Arnold; one sister, Eleanor Spence of Oklahoma; a special nephew, Donald L. Miller. In addition to her parents, a brother, Earl H. Miller preceded her in death. A memorial service was held in the chapel of Claytor Rollins Funeral Home on Thursday, June 22, at 2:00 p.m. with Father Charles Saglio, officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Atlantic General Hospital, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Md. 21811. Claytor Rollins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ad first appeared: JUN 23,2000

Edna North Ehlers, 80, of Naples, died Sunday, July 30, 2000 at her residence. Born in Baltimore, Md., she had lived in Haverstraw, N.Y. for over 40 years before moving to Naples in 1970. She had assisted her husband in operating Ehler's Hardware in Haverstraw for over 21 years. She was an avid doll collector and enjoyed needle point work. She is survived by her husband, Eugene J. Ehlers; her sisters, Laura Mark of Haverstraw, N.Y. and Mary Powell of Marietta, Ga.; her brother, Peter B. North of Marietta, Ga.; and her nieces, Louisa Kennard of Stony Point, N.Y and Joanne Valente of Austin, Texas. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 4424 East Tamiami Trail Naples, Fla. 34112 774-3444
Ad first appeared: AUG 01,2000

Edna Ream, 91, of Naples, died Sunday, March 26, 2000 at The Glenview Health Center. She was born in 1909 in Grafton, N.D. Her parents were Wilbur and Katie Bell Eikenberry. Edna had been a resident of Naples at The Glenview since moving here from Harrisonburg, Va. in 1995. Edna was graduated from Jamestown College in Jamestown, N.D. and taught school in North Dakota before moving to New Jersey to teach commercial subjects in Montclair Westwood High School. Later she taught at Kathryn Gibbs Secretarial School in Montclair, N.J. Edna obtained her Masters Degree at New York University where she met Elmus Ream of Mt. Lake Park, Md. They were married August 2, 1939. Elmus taught commercial subjects in the Orange, N.J. high school system until retirement. They moved to Harrisonburg, Va. from Verona, N.J. in 1989. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1994. Edna is survived by three sisters, Imogene Hanson of Washington, Ruth Anderson of Virginia and Grace Anderson of Grafton, N.D.; as well as two brothers, Wayne Eikenberry of Condon, Mont. and Dale Eikenberry of Grand Forks, N.D. Edna will be remembered as a superb teacher who took an interest in her students and encouraged them to become successful in their future business endeavors. She will be remembered also for her enthusiasm in playing and teaching the game of bridge. Memorial donations may be made to Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road, Naples, Fla. 34103. A memorial service will be announced later. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: MAR 27,2000

Edward Allen Barrs Sr., 44, of Naples, died Friday, October 1, 1999. He was born August 23, 1955 in Opa-Locka, Fla. and had been a resident of Naples his entire life. Mr. Barrs is survived by his parents, Junior and Margarette Barrs; his four children, Virginia, Edward Jr., Robert and Danielle. Also surviving are three grandchildren; four brothers; five sisters; and his ex-wife, Cathy. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. at Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples with the Rev. Phillip Hamel of Faith Apostolic Church, officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the family in memory of Edward Allen. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: OCT 06,1999

Edward B. Dailey, 64, of Naples, FL and long-time resident of Fairfield, CT who retired after 24 years as Controller of Warnaco and was President of his own consulting firm, Dailey and Associates, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001 in his home in Fairfield. Born January 1, 1937 in Burlington VT, the son of the late Edward J. and Catherine Ragamata Dailey, he graduated from the University of Vermont in 1958 where he was president of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. He was the chairman of the U.V.M. Alumni Annual Fund, 1989 to 1990 and in 1990 received the University Distinguished Alumni Service Award. He served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a Captain. He was active in Habitat for Humanity in Naples, FL and served on many community boards including the Fairfield Prep Board of Regents and the Southwest Community Health Center in Bridgeport, CT. He was member of the Patterson Club in Fairfield and Pelican's Nest Golf Club in Bonita Springs, FL. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo Dailey of Naples; and Fairfield; three children, Dr. Mark E. Dailey and his wife, Moira of Simsburg, CT, Cathleen A. Reardon and her husband Christopher of Little Silver, NJ, and Michael E. Dailey and his wife, Julia of Rye, NY; two brothers, James S. Dailey and his wife, Lois of Bloomfield, CT and Timothy B. Dailey of Granby, CT; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 4, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, Fairfield with a Mass of Christian Burial. Internment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield. Friends may call in Sunday, June 3rd from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Spear Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. Dailey may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Collier County, Inc., 1550 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34113. Spear Funeral Home 203-259-0824
Ad first appeared: JUN 02,2001

Edward B. Greene, 35, died January 11, 2000. A resident of Naples since 1980, where he was the owner of E & L Lawn Care. He is survived by his mother, Karen Greene; brother, Daniel; sister, Kathleen (Bob) Couch; niece, Brittani; aunt, Jacquelynn; cousins, Melissa and Erica. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward. Family and friends may visit his mother's home in Naples at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, 2000. Beachwood Society 261-1767
Ad first appeared: JAN 12,2000

Edward Classen, 82, of Naples, formerly of Lake Forest, Ill., died Thursday, February 10, 2000 while on a cruise in Australia. Mr. Classen was an engineer with Zenith Corporation and founder and proprietor of The Outdoorsman Sporting Goods and the founder of the Snowflake Club. He was the past commodore for Great Lakes Cruising Club and a member of Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Classen; son, John P. Classen of Los Angeles, Calif.; step-daughters, Deborah Wudyka of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. and Cheryl (Christopher) Lentine of Grand Rapids, Mich.; one grandson, Ethan Wudyka of Grand Rapids, Mich. A funeral service will be held Friday, February 18, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. in the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples. Contributions in his memory may be made to Great Lakes Foundation, (for Environmental Water Pollution, history and preservation of the five great lakes), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1540, Chicago, Ill. 60606. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: FEB 17,2000

Edward Costa of Naples, Fla., passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2000. He was born in Cambridge, Mass. on March 30, 1924. He was the son of Manuel Costa and Marie Sousa Costa. He was a member of the I.B.E.W., retiring from M.I.T. in Cambridge, Mass. in 1978. He is survived by his daughter, Nancy (John) Scheffer of Naples, Fla.; one brother, Manuel (Linda) Costa of Quincy, Mass.; three granddaughters, Deborah Rego, Shannon Schefe and Jennifer Scheffer; also five nephews, Harold, Manuel, John, Thomas and Bubba. A memorial service will be held in Boston at a later date. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Home 261-1237
Ad first appeared: AUG 25,2000

Edward Harold Bischof, 76, of Naples, died Saturday, September 2, 2000. Mr. Bischof served in the United States Air Force and will be buried with military honors on Friday, September 8, 2000 at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colo. Muller-Thompson 597-8888
Ad first appeared: SEP 07,2000

Edward J. Beedham of Naples, died April 23, 2001. Formerly of Webster, NY, he had been a resident since 1978. He is survived by his wife, Johanna; nieces, Mary Ann Giglio of Rochester, NY, Margaret Ideman of Philadelphia, PA, Pat Tucker of Wayland, NY; and several other nieces and nephews. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 28, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Parish Life Center Building Fund, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 5130 Rattlesnake-Hammock Road, Naples, FL 34112. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: APR 25,2001

Edward J. Knebel, 78, of Naples, Fla., died Friday, March 10, 2000 at his summer home in Peoria, Ill. Born February 26, 1922 in Peoria to Edward E. and Ollie Powell Knebel, he married Phyllis J. Crank on January 5, 1946 in Peoria. She survives. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving aboard the USS Hornet in the South Pacific. He retired as a special service repairman for Illinois Bell in 1980 after 40 years of service. He was a member of IBEW Local No. 34 and the Telephone Pioneers. Also surviving are two daughters, Sandra (Greg) Jolliff of Waukesha, Wis. and Janice Pacey of Peoria; five grandsons; one great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews; and his adopted family, Russell, Barbara and Collin Morrison of Naples, Fla. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel, Peoria. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Peoria. Memorials may be made to Methodist Medical Center Hospice, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church Building Fund, or the Leukemia Society of America.
Ad first appeared: MAR 13,2000

Edward Joseph Ullmann Sr., 91, of Fort Myers, died May 3, 2000. Born in Eastbourne, England during a vacation on January 25, 1909. He was a resident of Queens, N.Y. He married Agnes Brodski on December 24, 1933. Mr. Ullmann was self-employed prior to his late retirement and had been a member of the Hampton Bays Volunteer Fire Department Police for more than 50 years. They had lived in Hampton Bays, Long Island, New York more than 40 years prior to re-locating to Bonita Springs in 1987 Mr. Ullmann became a convert to Catholicism in 1948 where he was a member of St. Rosalie's Catholic Church and later St. Leo's. He and his wife had also been volunteers for the Humane Society in Collier County in the thrift store and for Family and Children's Services of Catholic Charities, where he was given an outstanding award for his volunteer services to the or. Surviving is his only son, Edward Jr. of Bonita Springs; grandsons, Allen of Ashburn, Va., Arthur of Massachusetts; and a sister, Charlotte Borcyckowski of Arizona. His wife, Agnes, predeceased him on December 21, 1999. They had been married 66 years. A memorial service will be planned within the next two months. He will be permanently laid to rest with his wife in Hampton Bays, N.Y. in the fall. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: MAY 08,2000

Edward L. Britner, 82, of Naples, died Tuesday, March 20, 2001 in his home. He had been a resident of Naples for 12 years and was a member of the Golf League at Glen Eagle Country Club. He was a WW II veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Britner; a son, Terry (Renee) Britner of Vernon, Conn.; step-daughters, Janet (Leo) Catino of Naples and Lorraine DeCarli of Niantic, Conn.; and step-son, George Pollio of Flagler Beach, Fla. Services will be held in Connecticut at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Fuller Fuller Home Pine Ridge Home 592-1611
Ad first appeared: MAR 22,2001

Edward Lewis - A funeral Mass for Edward Lewis will be celebrated today at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: OCT 21,1999

Edward M. Estrada, 71, of Naples, died Tuesday, March 7, 2000. Born October 8, 1928 in Tampa, Fla. he came to Naples in 1999 from St. Petersburg, Fla. Edward was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. Surviving are his four sons, Edward Jr., Philip, Michael and Joseph, all of California; and his daughter, Alicia Lagrasta of Bonita Springs; six grand- children also survive. A Scripture service will be conducted Wednesday, March 8, 2000 at 6:00 p.m. in Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home, Bonita Springs. Burial will follow in Florida National Cemetery with full military honors. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: MAR 08,2000

Edward M. Kemnitzer, 82, of Naples, died Tuesday, February 29, 2000. Edward was born in New York City on February 3, 1918 and had lived in College Point, Flushing and Bayside in Queens and in West Hempstead on Long Island. He had been a resident of Naples since 1982. Edward was a veteran of WW II having served overseas. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Hempstead, N.Y., where he was the Superintendent of Finance and Window Services and was a member of the Naples V.F.W. and the Naples Elks. Survivors include his beloved wife of 56 years, Loyola; sons, Charles (Joan), Edward (Charlene) and Thomas (Judith); daughter, Ruth (Rusty) Garwood; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, John; and sisters, Elizabeth, Elfreda, Caroline and Claire. Edward was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who always put the needs of others above those of himself. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 3, 2000 at 4:00 p.m. at Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 4:00 p.m. Interment will take place in Mount St. Mary's Cemetery in Queens, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla 34105 in memory of Edward. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: MAR 02,2000

Edward S. Brennan, 74, of Naples, died Thursday, November 16, 2000. He was a veteran of WW II, serving in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Janet of Naples; and a son, Edward M. Brennan of Bonita Springs. A Mass in his memory will be celebrated Friday, November 24, 2000 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: NOV 21,2000

Edward S. Helfrich, 87, of Naples, died February 4, 2001 surrounded by his loving family as Manor Care, Lakewood, after an extended illness. Ed was born August 5, 1913 in Pleasantville, N.J., son of the late Edward G. and Susan (Stephenson) Helfrich. He was a graduate of Pleasantville High School and had owned and operated Edward G. Helfrich and Son Plumbing and heating Company until he retired to the Naples area in 1977. In Pleasantville he was a volunteer fireman and elder in the Presbyterian Church and a member of Local No. 322 Plumbers and Steam Fitters Union. He belonged to the Rotary Club in Northfield, N.J., Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce. In Naples he was a volunteer in the Emergency Department at Naples Community Hospital for over five years. He was also a member of the Lakewood Country Club and he loved to fish and golf. He is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Mary (Schmicker) Helfrich; a son, Robert (Mary) Helfrich of Leesburg, Fla.; daughter, Susan (David) Beebie of Plattsburgh, N.Y.; step-children, Nancy (Walter) Young of Abscecon, N.J.; Susan (Jay) Peacock of Allenwood, N.J., Robert F. (Deborah) Wilson of Jupiter, Fla.; five grandchildren; four step-grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at the Johnson-Pitmn Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, with the Rev. Timothy A. Navin, Pastor of St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, Ministry Center, 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Road, Naples, Fla. 34113. The family is being served by the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: FEB 07,2001

Edward Sinclair McKinlay passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2000. He was born February 10, 1921 to Donald Sinclair and Frances Wielenberg McKinlay of Chicago, Ill. Mr. McKinlay graduated class of 1942 from Dartmouth College and served a lieutenant, U.S. Navy during World War II. An investment banker with the Illinois Company in Chicago for 25 years, Mr. McKinlay moved from Barrington Hills, Ill. to Naples in 1971 to open the area's second investment banking firm for McCormick & Co., now operating as Paine Webber. He married his beloved, Carol Gillogly on October 9, 1943 and recently celebrated their 57th anniversary. He is survived by his loving family, including a daughter and son-in-law, B. Douglas and Courtney Quimby of Colorado Springs, Colo.; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Douglas McKinlay and Richard and Kathleen McKinlay of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Stuart and Peggy McKinlay of Colorado Springs, Colo.; nine grandchildren, Scott of Atlanta, Ga., Brian of Ft. Myers, Fla., David of New York, N.Y., Brett of Ft. Myers, Fla., Heather of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Lindsey, Megan, Cale and Blake of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and a brother, Donald C. McKinlay of Denver, Colo. The family will receive friends at the Naples Yacht Club on Sunday, November 5th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans or the charity of one's choice. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: NOV 03,2000

Edward Thomas Tait, 80, a former member of President Eisenhower's White House Staff a long-time Washington attorney, died March 3, 2001 in Chestertown, Md. A former winter resident of Naples, Mr. Tait was born in Indiana County, Pa., the son of William and Edith Tait. He attended undergraduate school at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1946, after four and one half years service in the U.S. Army, he retired as a Major and returned to the University of Pittsburgh where he earned his law degree. He was a member of the Law Review and awarded the Order of the Coif. After law school, he became a Law Clerk for a judge on the Pennsylvania Superior Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. In 1947, he joined the Pittsburgh law firm of Kountz, Fry, Meyer and Unkovic. An ardent Young Republican, he served as an advance man for the 1952 Eisenhower campaign. He returned to the practice of law and in 1953 was called to Washington, D.C. as the Executive Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission. In 1955, he joined President's Eisenhowers's White House Staff as Special Assistant in charge of presidential nominations and appointments. He remained at the White House until he was called to serve as a Federal Trade Commissioner. In 1960, he became a partner in the law firm of Whitlock, Markey and Tait. In 1970, he opened the Washington office of the Pittsburgh law firm of Reed, Smith, Shaw and McClay, where he was the senior partner until his retirement in 1980. Mr. Tait's fraternity participation included Pi Kappa Alpha, president of Phi Alpha Delta and President of Omicron Delta Kappa. He was a member of the American Bar Association and the Alleghany County Bar Association and admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the District of Columbia and all Pennsylvania Courts. Mr. Tait served as senior Warden at Christ Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh and as Vestryman at St. John's Church, Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. He was a member of the Metropolitan Club and Sankaty Head Country Club, Siasconset, Mass. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., April 5th at St. John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C. Burial will be a private service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the University of Pittsburgh School of Law or the Society for the Prevention of Macular Degeneration. Survivors include his wife, Betty Weaver Tait, his high school sweetheart whom he married May 25, 1942; a son, Edward Thomas Tait Jr. of Washington, D.C.; three daughters, Betsy Butler of Worton, Md.; Marley Joyce of Washington, D.C.; and Carol Tait of Chestertown, Md.; and ten grandchildren.
Ad first appeared: MAR 11,2001

Edward W. Quigley, 69, a Naples resident since 1991, formerly of Norwell, MA passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2001. Survivors include his wife, JoAnn L. Quigley of Naples; a son, Sean (Karen) Quigley of Kingston, MA; granddaughter, Meagan Elizabeth Quigley of Hanover, MA; a brother, William (Betty) Quigley of Bradenton, FL; sister, Shirley (James) Finn of Bradenton, FL. Mr. Quigley was predeceased by a son, Patrick William Quigley. Friends may call from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday at the Naples Funeral Home where a Memorial Prayer service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Naples Funeral Home 3107 Davis Blvd. 775-4255
Ad first appeared: APR 12,2001

Edward W. Stein, 72, of Bonita Springs, died June 4, 2001. He was born in Kankakee, IL, September 16, 1928 and grew up in Blue Island, IL where he attended public schools. He graduated from Beloit College with a degree in Economics and was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Ed met Jean Binder at Beloit, and they were married in 1949. They had three children, Cheryl Epner (Paul), Patrice Schimick (Nick), and William (Nancy). Both Jean and Cheryl died of cancer. Ed married Barbara Baumann in 1985, and became the step-father of Jennifer. Other survivors include Ed's grandchildren, Jack and Jamie Epner and Christopher and Emily Schimick. After college, Ed entered the lumber business and was vice president of the Edward Hines Lumber Company at the time of his retirement. At one time, he served as vice president of several Hines subsidiaries, and was a director of the National Sash and Door Jobbers Association. Ed had been a Jaycee director, Scoutmaster, Little League coach and served as treasurer of Pilgrim Church in Lake Geneva, WI, where he was a part time resident. Barb and Ed became permanent Florida residents in 1992, moving from Inverness, IL. Ed was a volunteer at North Collier Hospital and a member of the Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church of Naples. A visitation will be held (today) Thursday, June 7, 2001 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church of Naples at 9:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hope Hospice of Lee County, 9470 Healthpark Circle, Ft. Myers, FL 33908. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: JUN 07,2001

Edward Walter Maltba, a resident of Naples, Fla. for the past 35 years, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2000 at his residence. Born October 26, 1920 in Lenoir, N.C. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Diane Maltba of Lenoir, N.C.; two daughters, Nancy Jones and son-in-law, O.D. Jones of Naples, Fla., Seretta Gregory and son-in-law, Larry Gregory of Avon Park, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Hill Maltba of Lenoir, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Triplett Maltba. Funeral services will be held in Lenoir, N.C. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: DEC 29,2000

Edwin A. Hulse, 75, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Naples, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2000. He was a World War II Navy and Marine veteran. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Nancy Hulse; one son, Edwin Jr. (Susan) Hulse of Naples; five grandchildren, Edwin III, Heather and Holly Hulse, Will Davis and Chrystal Simpson; one brother, Owen (Shirley) Hulse; and other loving family members. Friends may call on the family on Thursday, January 4, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North. Funeral services will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 860 Banyan Blvd., Naples on Friday, January 5, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Nathan Adelson Hospice, 3391 North Buffalo Street, Las Vegas, Nev. 89129. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: JAN 03,2001

Edwin M. Shanks, 80, of Marco Island, passed away in Naples on February 26, 2000. Edwin was born in Chicago, Ill and had resided in Marco Island for the past 25 years relocating here from Glenview, Ill. He was a veteran of WW II having served as a major in the United States Army Air Force. He flew 65 combat missions in the South Pacific and was awarded the Purple Heart. He is survived by one sister, Jean Alexander of Evanston, Ill; two brothers, David L. Shanks of Oconomowac, Wis. and Lloyd L. Shanks of Evergreen, Colo. Memorial services will take place in the Chapel of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1101 North Collier Blvd., Marco Island on Thursday, March 2, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. with Father John McCord, Rector, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Edwin's memory to the Civil Air Patrol of Marco Island or the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla of Marco Island would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements by the Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home, 577 Elkcam Circle, Marco Island, Fla.
Ad first appeared: MAR 01,2000

Edythe H. (Goddard) Giusti of Naples, Fla. and East Orleans, Mass., devoted wife of Henry R. Giusti, died peacefully at her Cape Cod home on Friday, November 17, 2000. She was 72. Mrs. Giusti was born in Holyoke, Mass. to Bernard and Margaret (Coupe) Goddard on June 1, 1928. Raised and educated in Chicopee, she furthered her education at Framingham State Teacher's College. She later earned a Master's in Education from the University of Connecticut. A resident of East Hartford for many years, Mrs. Giusti taught first grade and special education. She was employed for 33 years with the East Hartford School System, initially teaching at the Little Red Schoolhouse, and later the Dr. F. Mayberry School. She retired in 1983. Having summered on Cape Cod for many years, she and her husband began splitting their time between Naples, Fla. and East Orleans in 1985. Mrs. Giusti was an avid reader and bridge player. She enjoyed spending time at the beach, playing tennis, shopping, and lunching with friends. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she touched many lives and will be sorely missed. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Kathi Carola, son-in-law, Louie Carola, and granddaughter, Elise Carola, all of Colchester, Conn.; her sister, Beatrice Erikson of Rhode Island; and several nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held in the Orleans Federated Church, Main Street, Orleans, on Saturday, December 9th at 10:30 a.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to Hospice of Cape Cod, 923 Route 6A, Yarmouthport, Mass 02675.
Ad first appeared: NOV 24,2000

Edythe M. Howard of Naples, died October 31, 1999. Funeral arrangements will be announced. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 4424 East Tamiami Trail Naples, Fla. 34112 774-3444
Ad first appeared: NOV 02,1999

Edythe May Scherer Reichl, 91, of Naples, died Friday, August 25, 2000 at Naples Community Hospital. Born in Norristown, Pa., she lived there until moving to Naples in 1976. She had been a credit manager for Sears Roebuck & Company in Norristown for many years before her retirement. She is survived by her granddaughter, Martha S. Riley of Bothell, Wash.; a grandson, Chester R. Smith; two brothers, Horace E. Scherer of Norristown, Pa. and Chester Scherer of Sebastian Beach, Fla.; and three great-grandchildren. Her husband, John Reichl Jr.; her son, Chester Smith; and her brother, Wayne Scherer preceded her in death. Following cremation at Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail in Naples, her cremated remains will be placed with her late husband in lower Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Eagleville, Pa. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: AUG 29,2000

Effie Mae Morris, 89, of Naples, passed away Friday, September 29, 2000. Private memorial services will be held in Panama City Beach at a later date. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 455-2221
Ad first appeared: OCT 02,2000

Egbert Farquharson, 74, of Naples, passed away Monday, December 27, 1999. He was a good, wonderful and loving father and grandfather. Survivors include his son, Dillion of Bridgeport, Conn., a daughter, Blossom Walters of Naples; three brothers, Sydney Robinson of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Leslie and Aldia Robinson, both of Jamaica; two sisters, Keturah Brown and Alvis Robinson, both of Jamaica, eight grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased in death by his daughter, Diana Farquharson. Visitation will be held Friday, December 31, 1999 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. with services following at the Naples Funeral Home, 3107 Davis Blvd. Naples Funeral Home 775-4255
Ad first appeared: DEC 30,1999

Egon Hill, 91, of Sun City, Hilton Head, S.C., died Tuesday at his home. He was born September 12, 1908 in Vienna, Austria and was the son of the late Adolf Steinberg and Stephanie Stein. He moved to Hilton Head Island in 1999 from Naples, Fla. He retired as a government accountant. He was very active in civic and community affairs in Naples. He is survived by his wife, Meredith Walker Hill; a son, James E. Hill of North Potomac, Md.; a daughter, Virginia Moryadas of Greenbelt, Md.; and five grandchildren. Services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Project Help, P.O. Box 7804, Naples, Fla. 34101. The Island Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ad first appeared: MAY 26,2000

Eileen C. Wheeler, 81, a Naples resident for the past 46 years, passed away January 31, 2001. Mrs. Wheeler is survived by her husband of 51 years, Robert Lee; son, Robert L.; grandson, Matthew; niece, Pat (Bob) Weeks, all of Naples; and sister, Marcella (Arv) Dewing of St. Louis, Mo.; and many relatives. Services will be private. The Beachwood Society 261-1767
Ad first appeared: FEB 01,2001

Eileen G. Camposano, 72, of Marco Island and Waltham, Mass., died January 6, 2000. Funeral arrangements are pending. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: JAN 07,2000

Eileen J. Shea, 74, of Bonita Springs, passed away Monday, April 23, 2001. Born in Morgantown, WV she came to the area in 1978 from Pittsville, MA. She was a member of the Berkhills Country Club, Pittsville, MA, the Spanish Wells Country Club, Bonita Springs and the Bonita Springs Elks Lodge. Surviving are her loving husband, John F. Shea of Bonita Springs; daughter, Lisa H. Sprague of Naples, FL; a step-son, Attorney Robert (Doreen) Shea of Orlando, FL; two step-daughters, Attorney Jean (John) Budrow of Stonehan, MA and Dr. Ann (David) Demick of Cohasset, MA; a brother; Robert Bussey of Lake Placid, FL; and two grandchildren. Her first husband, Bertrand Sprague; and a sister, Dorothy Oakley preceded her in death. A memorial service will be celebrated on Saturday, April 28, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. at Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home, Bonita Springs. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 900 First Avenue South, Suite 200, Naples, FL 34102 or to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle North, Ft. Myers, FL 33908. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: APR 26,2001

Eileen R. Toccafondi, 61, of Bonita Shores, died Monday, January 8, 2001. Born March 24, 1939 in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. she came to Bonita Shores in 1994 from New York. Eileen obtained a masters degree in special education and was a pre-school teacher in New York. Surviving are her husband, John; her son and daughter-in-law, John and Christine Toccafondi of New York; her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Roger Stack of New York; her sister and brother-in-law, Maureen and Calvin King of Brooksville, Fla.; and her two grandchildren, Trisha Ann and Anthony Toccafondi. Friends will be received on Tuesday, January 9, 2001 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home, Bonita Springs. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Naples. The family suggests memorial contributions in Eileen's name to the National Kidney Foundation of Florida, Inc., 1040 Woodcock Road, Suite 119, Orlando, Fla. 32803. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: JAN 09,2001
 

Eileen Richards - On February 25, 2001 Eileen Richards slipped away to Heaven. Her parents, a sister and many friends were there to welcome her. Eileen left us too soon but gave us her all in her short 45 years. Eileen was nearly a native of Naples living here for almost 30 years. She was always completely dedicated to her friends, family and work. Eileen was a hard working and loyal employee most notably at the Elks Club and Merriman's Wharf. Eileen touched many lives and leaves an empty place in many hearts. She leaves behind uncountable friends in Naples, cousins in Massachusetts and her most loving companion, Laura Owen. A celebration and final toast to Eileen will be April 29, 2001, 5:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post 135, 2296 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, FL 34112. Loving donations in her memory will be graciously accepted by the Ladies Auxiliary at the American Legion.
Ad first appeared: APR 22,2001

Eileen T. Phelps, 85, of Naples, died Sunday, September 19, 1999. Funeral arrangements are pending. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: SEP 20,1999

Elaine Frink, 75, of Naples, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 1999. Elaine moved to Naples in 1983 from Omaha, Neb. She was a free lance artist and also worked as a riveter, assembling aircrafts during WW II. Elaine is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Tom Voracek of Jefferson, Md.; her son and daughter-in-law, Anthony and Wendy Frink of Northbrook, Ill.; her grandchildren, Sam and Casey Frink and Tommy Voracek; also surviving are her two special friends; Sharon Robison and Carol Yarusevich, both of Naples. She was predeceased by her husband, J. Lee Frink in 1991. At her request, the family will hold private memorial services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Fla. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: DEC 23,1999

Elaine H. (Shockey) Wiles, 81, born September 13, 1918 in Pocahantas, Va., passed away September 1, 2000 in Naples, Fla. Daughter of the late Lester and Lula (Martin) Hollinger, she was a self-employed seamstress in Hagerstown, Md. for 25 years before retiring to Naples. Elaine is survived by her loving husband, Boyd; one brother, Butler Hollinger of Waynesboro, Pa.; three children, Diane Brining, Becky Myers, both of Hagerstown, Md., and Michael Shockey of Beaver Creek, Ohio; step-daughter, Saundra Kozuck of Beaufort, S.C.; six grand- children; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2000 at the Goodland Baptist Church, 410 East Mango Avenue, Goodland, Fla.
Ad first appeared: SEP 27,2000

Elaine L. Cowgill - A memorial service for Elaine L. Cowgill will be held Saturday, November 27, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: NOV 24,1999

Elaine Mahaffa, 84, of Newaygo, Mich., and a former Naples resident, died Saturday, March 4, 2000 at Fountainview Retirement Home in Grant, Mich. She is survived by her niece, Sharon (Stanley) Tuckwell of Birch Run, Mich.; her nephew, Delbert (Betty) Neibarger of Newaygo; niece-in-law, Sandy Neibarger of Fremont, Mich.; and 14 great-nephews and great-nieces. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 7th from the Newaygo United Church of Christ with Rev. William Handy, officiating. Memorials may be made to the Newaygo United Church of Christ or to the American Cancer Society, Newaygo County. McKinley Funeral Home 231-652-5613
Ad first appeared: MAR 06,2000

Elda Louise Eldridge, 77, of Naples, died at Naples Community Health Center on August 17, 2000. Born Elda Weber, she grew up in Irvington, N.J. After nursing studies at the University of Colorado and Newark Presbyterian Hospital, she enlisted in the Army and served as a nurse in the South Pacific during WW II. She met her husband, James Eldridge, at the end of the war, and they married in 1947. They moved to Westfield, N.J. in 1951 to raise a family. Mrs. Eldridge participated in many volunteer activities during her years in Westfield. She was a founding teacher and director of the St. Paul's Church Nursery School. She was an ambulance driver for the Westfield Rescue Squad. After retirement, she and Mr. Eldridge traveled widely, moving to Naples in 1983. In Naples, she was an avid member of the Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church and belonged to the Princeton Club of Southwest Florida, and the Retired Officers Association. She actively supported the Naples Philharmonic and volunteered regularly in health care. She is survived by a sister, Mary Steeper of Madison, Wis.; and by three children, John Eldridge of Westfield, N.J., James Eldridge of Blue Bell, Pa. and Mary Eldridge of Birdsboro, Pa.; she had seven grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. August 22, 2000 at Trinity-by-the-Cove in Naples. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the James and Elda Eldridge Memorial Trust, which will support various charitable causes. Contributions can be sent to the care of Randy Long, Executive Director, The Glenview, 100 Glenview Place, Naples, Fla. 34108
Ad first appeared: AUG 21,2000


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