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Elizabeth N. Nicolson, 60, of Marco Island, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. Formerly of Melville, NY, she had been a Marco Island resident for the last 11 years. She worked as a court reporter and court reporter teacher for several years on Long Island. Mrs. Nicolson is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Herbert L. Nicolson; her children, Ken Nicolson of Portola Valley, CA and Beverley (Tom) Campbell of New Canaan, CT; her grandchildren, Tom Campbell and Ross Nicolson "Nick" Campbell. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 26, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Marco Island. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: MAY 25,2001

Elizabeth Nicolletta Thiffault Carter, 84, of Bonita Springs, died July 10, 2000 in Joplin, Mo. She had been a resident of Bonita Springs since 1969 coming from Waltham, Mass. Betty served for 12 years as the Personnel Director at Naples Community Hospital, she was a honorary member of the American Society of Personnel Administrators, a member of ABWA of Naples, AARP, American Legion Auxiliary Post No.303 and the VFW Auxiliary Post No.4254. She is survived by her husband, William Carter of Bonita Springs, Fla. and Joplin, Mo.; son, Peter F. Nicoletta of Seattle, Wash.; brother, Raymond K. Nicolletta of Hartford, Conn.; sister, Claire Davidson of Naples, Fla.; and four grandchildren, Nicole Thiffault, Anthony Nicoletta, Andrew Nicoletta and Elizabeth Nicoletta. The family will receive friends Friday, July 14, 2000 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home. Catholic scripture services will be held at 5:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church with Rev. Ernest Fears, officiating. Burial will follow in Naples Memorial Gardens. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: JUL 13,2000

Elizabeth Owen Case, 76, died Friday, November 3, 2000. She was an artist who resided in Columbus, Ohio, Naples and Harbor Springs, Mich. She is survived by her husband, Ward C. Case; children, Deborah Fergus, John Fergus and Elizabeth Fegus-Jean; grandchildren, Katy Carpenter, Elizabeth Carpenter, Jamie Fergus-Jean, Robbie Fergus-Jean, Christin Fergus-Jean, and Corey Fergus; step-children, Melinda Griggin, Dianne Daniel and Jim Case; step-grandchildren, Sarah Griffin, Charles Griffin, Parker Daniel, Preston Daniel, Calvin Case and Reed Case; and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas M. Owen and Elizabeth S. Owen; brother, Thomas Owen Jr. She will be remembered as a great wife, mother and grandmother who was an exceptional artist, athlete and pilot. Funeral arrangements are pending with Schoedinger Midtown Chapel, 229 East State Street, Columbus, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Naples Art Association and Gallery, 585 Park Street, Naples, Fla. 34102. 262-6517.
Ad first appeared: NOV 06,2000

Elizabeth Paige Boswell of Naples, Fla., left us to be with her Lord on Sunday, October 1, 2000. Elizabeth graduated from Lely High School in 1991 and held an associate degree in Child Care from the Walker Vocational Technical Institute. She was a former volunteer and employee of the Collier County Court House, also a volunteer at Naples Community Hospital Childrens Services as well as volunteering at the First Christian Church, children's programs. Elizabeth had also served on the membership committee. She is survived by her loving parents, Hill and Patti Boswell; brother and sister-in-law, David and Nicole Boswell; grandfather, Edward L. Kitchens; uncles and aunts, Nim and Judy Frazer, Kathryn K. Kitchens, Robert B. Boswell; cousins, Sarah and Robert Boswell, Mary Blan and Nimrod Frazer, George Edward Kitchens, Mike and Dee Hobbs, Michael and Jennifer Hobbs. Friends may call on Wednesday, October 4, 2000 at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be on Thursday, October 5, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted at First Christian Church, 1780 Mandarin Road, Naples, Fla. 34102. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237 tan Church, children's programs. Elizabeth had also served on the membership committee. She is survived by her loving parents, Hill and Patti Boswell; brother and sister-in-law, David and Nicole Boswell; grandfather, Edward L. Kitchens; uncles and aunts, Nim and Judy Frazer, Kathryn K. Kitchens, Robert B. Boswell; cousins, Sarah and Robert Boswell, Mary Blan and Nimrod Frazer, George Edward Kitchens, Mike and Dee Hobbs, Michael and JenniferGeorge Rados George Rados, 89, of Naples, died Tuesday, October 3, 2000. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary; three children, Karen (Mark) Eastman, Steve (Teresa) Rados and Kenneth Rados; six grandchildren, Jeffery Storrar, Cole Eastman, Jennifer, Nathan, Blake and Miranda Rados; and his sister, Anne Ballas. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Casper; and his brothers, John, Paul, Martin and Steve Rados. A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 5, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. in Grace Lutheran Church, 860 Banyan Blvd., Naples, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or the charity of one's choice. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: OCT 04,2000

Elizabeth Richardson, 64, of Naples, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2001. Elizabeth was a registered nurse in the Naples area. Survivors include her husband, George: three sons; two daughters; and three grandchildren. Services will be private at the request of the family. Naples Funeral Home 775-4255
Ad first appeared: APR 21,2001

Elizabeth W. Dicks, 86, of Ormond Beach, Fla. and Chokoloskee Island, died Saturday, December 30, 2000. She was the wife of the late Herbert H. Dicks; and mother of the late Stephen J. Dicks. Surviving are three sons, Gerald, David and Peter. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2001 at Hillside Cemetery, Ormond Beach. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to Alzheimers Association, Western North Carolina Chapter, Three Louisiana Avenue, Asheville, N.C. 28806.
Ad first appeared: JAN 06,2001

Elizabeth Wallace ''Betty'' Miller, 75, of Naples, died March 6, 2000 after an extended illness. Mrs. Miller had been a resident of Naples since 1989 coming from Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Betty was born in Pittsburgh, February 7, 1925 and was the only child of G. Bruce and Genevieve J. Wallace. Her early years were principally spent in Evanston, Ill. before attending Briarcliff Junior College in New York. Following her marriage, her residences were Wilmette, Ill., Upper Arlington, Ohio and Bloomfield Hills, Mich where she was a member of Kirk in the Hills, Presbyterian Church. Betty was active in several charities. Tennis and golf were her favorite recreational activities. Betty is survived by her devoted husband of 53 year, George W. Miller of Naples; her three sons, Bruce W. (Terri) Miller of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., David B. (Kathleeen) Miller of Wayzata, Minn. and Mark W. (Brenda) Miller of Barrington, Ill.; one daughter Melinda Miller (Steven) Remley of Ft. Worth, Texas; and nine grandchildren. No services will be held in Naples. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Ill. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105 in memory of Betty Miller. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: MAR 07,2000

Ella R. Lamothe, 76, died Friday, April 13, 2001 after a brief illness. Ella grew up in Andalusia, AL and graduated from Judson College. She was employed by the USSO Camp Shows as a pianist and singer and traveled through Europe entertaining the troops during World War II. During this time she met her future husband, Jack. She and Jack were married in 1947 and reared five children. They spent most of their lives in Massachusetts and retired to Naples, FL in 1989 settling at the Wilderness Country Club where they enjoyed golf and many friends. She relocated to Frederick, MD in December 2000 to be near her children. She is survived by daughters, Blanche Ventura, Ruth Lamothe, Jackie Lamothe; sons, Reid (Connie) Lamothe and Mark (Diane) Lamothe; and five grandchildren; John and Peter Ventura, Jack Lamothe and Meagan and Kelsey Lamothe. Also surviving are one brother, Pete Reid; and one sister, Ruth Sinquefield. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jack; and brother, Robert Reid. A memorial Mass will be conducted at St. John the Evangelist, Frederick, MD on Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements are being handled by Keeney and Basford Funeral Home 301-662-2175.
Ad first appeared: APR 15,2001

Ellen Brent Senay Jones Smith, who had been a professor of theatre arts at the University Connecticut and the Educational Program Director at the Hartford Stage Company, died at home during the early hours of September 19th. The cause was heart failure, she was 73. Ellen Smith born Senay, in Raleigh, N.C., attended Vassar College and held an MFA in theatre arts from Tulane University. She was proud to be a Mayflower descendent and great-granddaughter of North Carolina's Governor Fowle. She was a tireless volunteer with the Naples Players, in Naples, Fla., where she has been a long time resident and an active member of the congregation of St. John's Episcopal Church, where she worked in the thrift shop. Mrs Smith is the widow of R. Graeme Smith; step-mother to his children, Stuart F.Smith and Julia F. Gould; and the mother of four surviving children, Candice, Carol, David, Charles Henry Jones, Melanie Ellen Jones and John Raleigh Jones. She leaves six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, Fla. Memorial donations may be made to the Naples Players theatre Guild, Jean Peaslee Scholarship Foundation, 701 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Fla, 34102. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: SEP 24,2000

Ellen D. Brown, 79, of Naples, died Thursday, April 26, 2001. Born in Ireland, daughter of Thomas and Winifred Daly, she was formerly of Newark, NJ before moving to Naples in 1973. She is survived by her three children, Jacqueline (Robert) Silano, Josephine (John) Pepper and Alexander Brown, all of Naples; two sisters, Madeline Krantz and Margaret Harrington, both of New Jersey; two grandchildren, Robert (Mendelon) Silano Jr. and Jocelyn Silano; three great-grandchildren, Sarah Edwards, Robert Anthony Silano Ill and Olivia Silano. Services will be held on a later date. Donations may be made to St. Jude's Childrens' Hospital. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: APR 27,2001

Ellen Marie Hargadon of Naples, died Thursday, May 17, 2001. Mrs. Hargadon had lived in Weymouth, MA before moving to Naples in 1996. She had worked as an accountant for John Hancock Insurance in Boston for 25 years, retiring in 1988. She is survived by her husband, Peter Hargadon; son, Gregory Hargadon of Weymouth, MA; daughter, Joan Ellen (Gregory) Kniseley of Alachua, FL; and two brothers, John Howard of Danbeis and Thomas Howard of Wilmington, NC. Funeral services will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home in South Weymouth, MA. Donations may be made in her memory to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: MAY 18,2001

Ellis ''Eli'' L. Boomgaard, 68, passed away at his residence in Bonita Springs on May 14, 2000. He had memberships to the Moose Lodge, Knights of Columbus and was an associate of the Christian Brothers. Eli is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Lois; children, Michael, Nancy (Larry) Patterson, Paul (Alma), Andrew (Mary), Charley (Julie), John (Chris), Judi (Brian) Smith; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandhld; sisters, Arlene (Martin) Poley, Ruth (Robert) Estelle, Rosemary (Butch) Schoenborn; brothers, David (June) and Roger (Kathy) Boomgaard; and many nieces and nephews. Prayer services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2000 at St. Leo's Catholic Church in Bonita Springs. Memorial services will be held Thursday, May 18, 2000 at St. Leo's Catholic Church, 28290 Beaumont Road, Bonita Springs, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name, may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Ft. Myers, Fla. 33908.
Ad first appeared: MAY 17,2000

Ellis H. Veatch, 88, of Naples, Fla., died on Sunday, June 25, 2000. He had been a resident of Naples since 1977 having come Alexandria, Va., where he had retired from the U.S. Government as a director with the Office of Management and Budget. While in that position he was awarded the Outstanding Civil Servant Award. Ellis was a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. In Naples, he was a member of First Presbyterian Church. He is survived by a brother, Richard Veatch of Santee, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews. Ellis was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service on Thursday, June 29, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, with Rev. William J. Cowfer, officiating Those desiring may wish to consider a contribution to First Presbyterian Church of Naples, 250 Sixth Street South, Naples, Fla. 34102, in memory of Mr. Veatch. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: JUN 27,2000

Elmer Leroy Brewer, 85, died October 17, 2000 in Naples, Fla. He was born in Ringoes, N.J., the first son of Martha Hall and Leroy Brewer and was raised in Plainfield, N.J. where he attended Plainfield High School. He was a resident of Somerville, N.J. and Bridgewater, N.J. for more than 30 years before moving to Naples, Fla. in 1989. In 1936, Mr. Brewer started his family and subsequently his business, the Elmer Brewer Fuel Oil Company, which served Somerville and the surrounding area for more than 45 years. Civic and public services to the community were a big part of who he was. He was on the Board of Directors for the State Bank of Raritan Valley, Raritan Valley Country Club, Bridgewater Board of Health, Bridgewater Board of Appeals and Somerset County Board of Mental Health. He was past president of the Somerville Kiwanis Club, Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey and the Somerset County Fuel Dealers Association. He was a former member of the Raritan Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Somerville 200 Club, and was presently a member of the Somerville and Naples Scottish Rite Lodge, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Century Chapter No. 100 OES. Mr. Brewer served on the Executive Council for the Boy Scouts of America and was a New Jersey licensed master plumber and legislative aide to former Assemblyman Victor A. Rizzalo. He served as an elder and deacon of Second Reformed Church, Somerville, and was a member of Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, Naples, Fla. In 1983 one of his most rewarding experiences was serving as Worthy Patron of Century Chapter No. 100, OES. In 1978, Mr. Brewer married Eileen Sochko, and they worked together in the family business, traveled and in 1989, retired to Quail Village Golf Club, Naples, Fla. where Elmer enjoyed spending his time playing golf. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends who were an important part of his life. Surviving are his beloved wife of 22 years, Eileen; two sons, Donald and his wife, Barbara of Ft. Myers Beach, Fla. and Carl and his wife, Danielle of Naples, Fla.; a daughter, Judith Ross of Basking Ridge; three brothers, Kenneth and his wife, Helyn of Middlesex, Lawrence of Branchburg and Carl of Naples; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy Touzeau, who died in 1976; and a sister, Eva Donovan. A memorial service will be held at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd. on Sunday, December 3, 2000 at 4:00 p.m., where a memorial for the children's music fund has been established in his name.
Ad first appeared: DEC 01,2000

Elmer M. Gardiner, 76, of Naples and formerly of Bristol, R.I., passed away in Naples, Fla. August 9, 2000. A member of the Rhode Island Honor Society, Mr. Gardiner pursued engineering studies at Fordham University in 1943 to 1944, prior to serving with the U. S. Army in the European Theater of the war. Upon release from service, Mr. Gardiner resumed his studies at the University of Rhode Island and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1949. Mr. Gardiner's professional career reflects progressively responsible positions at the Naval Underwater Ordnance Station, the Naval Underwater Weapons Research and Engineering Station, and the Naval Underwater System Center. He had held the position of Associate Director for Engineering and Head of Engineering Experiments Department - Directorate in Newport, R.I. and New London, Conn. Prior to federal service, Mr. Gardiner was associated with the firms of Pratt Whitney and Boeing Aircraft. Mr. Gardiner was registered in the State of Rhode Island as a Professional Engineer, and was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has written an impressive number of scientific papers and was the recipient of many awards. He was a member of the Mason's, the Collier County Fun Flyers and Collier Aeronautic Club. Born in Providence, R.I., he was the son, of the late Kenneth and Doris Gardiner of North Kingston, R.I. He leaves a wife, Shirley (Swanson) Gardiner; two daughters, Donna M. (Roger Jr.) Dubord of Bristol, R.I. and Susan A. Steiner of Gig Harbor, Wash.; his brothers, Gene Gardiner of Spring Hill, Fla. and David Gardiner of Phoenix, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Scott Dubord of Atlanta, Ga., Renee Dubord of Bristol, R.I., Joshua Steiner and Matthew Steiner of Gig Harbor, Wash. . Funeral services and burial will be held in Rhode Island. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: AUG 12,2000

Elmer Milton Reisinger Jr., 79, of Naples, FL, passed away peacefully at his home April 21, 2001. He was born in York, PA and moved to Florida six years ago. He leaves his wife of 57 years, Nancy Billet Reisinger, two sons, Michael (Sonia) Reisinger of York, PA; Terry (Diane) Reisinger of Quarryville, PA; a grandson Jon Reisinger of Colorado Springs, CO; and a brother, Marlyn Reisinger of York, PA. He was a veteran of the Fourth Marine Division of WW II and a life-member of VFW Post 7045 of York, PA. Celebration of life service to be held Wednesday, April 25, 2001 at the Falling Waters Club House, 7200 Davis Blvd., 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. There will be a memorial service and internment in York, PA at the families convenience. In lieu of flowers, the family asks friends to consider donations in Elmers name to the caring people at Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.
Ad first appeared: APR 24,2001

Elmer T. McCleary, 86, of Bonita Springs, died September 14, 1999 at a local nursing facility. Mr. McCleary had been a resident of Bonita Springs since 1976 coming from Poland, Ohio. He was a member of Imperial Golf Club and the Fourth President of Imperial Golf Club and was past commander of Flotilla 96 Coast Guard Auxiliary at Wiggins Pass. He served in the U.S. Army during WW II. Mr. and Mrs. McCleary celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary September 21, 1998. Elmer is survived by his wife, Louise McCleary; daughter, Mrs. D'Arcy (Charles) Erdman; two granddaughters, Mrs. D'Arcy (Josh) Tuyls and Mrs. Dawn (William) Palya; two great-granddaughters, Marni Tuyls and Lindsay Palya, all of Bonita Springs. There will be no viewing or services. Burial will be private. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: SEP 16,1999

Elmon Larmer Burton Jr. died Monday, May 14, 2001 at Naples Community Hospital at the age of 85. A native Washingtonian, Elmon was a successful merchant and a pioneer in the contemporary furniture and accessories field. Burtons Interiors flourished from the early 1950's through the late 1960's. In 1968, the Burton family moved to Naples and established "The Maze", a store which featured international contemporary design pieces. Over the last thirty years, he supported four Catholic churches in the Naples area. Elmon is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Doris Doetsch Burton; six children, Dale Burton Rogers (Larry), Carole-Leigh Krajnik, Elmon Larmer Burton III (Ellen), Richard Channing Moore Burton II (Stacee), Robert Matthew Burton (Patty), and Tina Marie Grace (Johnny); 20 grandchildren, Martin Anthony Martella, Robert Daniel Martella, Leslie Martella Ferrare, Sage Allison Wright, Kevin Hennessey Jr., Lisa Fike (Jim), Laura Aguilar (Lupe), Lynnette McKee (Mike), Elmon Burton IV, Marie Burton, Kristen Burton, Channing Burton, Richard Channing Burton III, Tyler Burton, Robert Matthew Burton Jr., Thomas Andrew Burton, Melissa Christine Burton, Amanda Michelle Grace, Joshua Matthew Grace, and Rebecca Marie Grace; and three great-grandchildren, Martina Maria Martella, Mathew Martella and Hayes Alexander Ferrare. He also leaves a sister, Margorie Caldwell; and brother, E. Douglas Burton. Elmon Burton was well respected by his friends and family, and taught his children and grandchildren the value of craftsmanship, regardless of the task. He was a one-of-a-kind person, and will be missed greatly. Special thanks to Joseph Richichi, M.D., for his kindness, humor, and dedication. A memorial service will be held in July, during the family reunion in Naples. Your prayers are appreciated.
Ad first appeared: MAY 15,2001

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