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Marjorie Summerfield
Marjorie Summerfield, 84, of Naples, passed away April 3, 2001. She had been a resident of Naples since 1978, coming from Rockford, IL. Marjorie was a member of the Royal Poinciana Country Club, the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club and St. William Catholic Church. She is survived by her son, Lawrence (Patricia) of Naples; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and very good friends, Mrs. Virginia Doolittle and Mrs. Patty Gardner. Marjorie was predeceased by her husband, Charles; and son, Craig. Private family services will be held in Rockford, IL. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Marsha Kay Luedke
Marsha Kay Luedke, 48, of Naples, Fla., died Sunday evening at the home of her parents, Herman and Lois Luedke, 2634 North 27th Street, Sheboygan, Wis. 53081, following a courageous battle with cancer. In 1983 she moved to Naples, Fla., where she was a Realtor Associate at Arvida Realty Services. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Barbara (David) Kolar of Sheboygan; two brothers, Scott (Diane) Luedke of Sheboygan and Douglas Luedke of Milwaukee; six nieces, Allison, Melissa, Kimberly and Elicia Kolar and Laura and Margot Luedke. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Herman and Hilda Luedke; and maternal grandparents, Arthur and Ruby Brill of Kiel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday (today) at 7:30 p.m. at Ballhorn Funeral Chapels, with Rev. Alan D. Kretschmar, officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions would be appreciated in her memory for the American Cancer Society and/or the V.N.A. Hospice.

Mary Catherine Stuart
Mary Catherine Stuart, 58, of Naples, FL, died February 14, 2001. She was born February 5, 1943 in Washington, DC. Mary was the daughter of Joseph O. and Eleanor Payne Stuart. Mary graduated from National Cathedral School, Washington, DC in 1961 and American University in 1965 with a B.S. degree in business. Mary loved the North Carolina shoreline. She spent many happy summers with her Southern Shore beach friends. Mary was very interested in gemology and the stock market. Both were a passionate hobby which she enjoyed each and every day. She loved animals and was always caring or helping any animal in need. She loved her dogs, cats and birds and they were always at her side in the house. Over the years, Mary had helped many people giving shelter or financial help to those in need. In her final days, she gave much joy to all her friends in Southern Shores especially to those who were members of the local cancer support group. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph O. and Eleanor Payne Stuart. Her body will be cremated with a private memorial service held at a later date.

Mary Ellen Kleinegris
Mary Ellen Kleinegris, 85, of Naples, died Monday, April 2, 2001 at ManorCare Health Services, Lakewood. She had been a resident here since 1988 coming from Cape Coral, FL. Mary Ellen was originally from New York City where she was a stenographer. She was predeceased by her husband, John Christian Kleinegris; and son, Brian Kleinegris and leaves to mourn her loss; a son, John C. (Joan) Kleinegris Jr.; daughters, Ann (Jim) Coldiron and Dorothy (Jim) Trottier; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Sullivan. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church Saturday, April 7, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. The family will receive relatives and friends Thursday, April 5, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail Memorial contributions in her memory are suggested to St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Road, Naples, FL 34113. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444

Mary Ferris Tetlow
Mary Ferris Tetlow, 87, died Monday, December 4, 2000 at her residence. Born in Philadelphia, she had lived in Naples, Fla. since 1976. She was formerly of Melrose Park and Philadelphia, Pa. Daughter of the late Jennie (Williams) and Edward Ferris, she was preceded in death by husband, William Lloyd Tetlow Sr.; a daughter, Joyce Eleanor Tetlow; and a sister, Edna Ferris Kemmler. Mrs. Tetlow was a retired teacher for the Philadelphia School District. She taught the Carnell, Finletter Elementary Schools and was a demonstration teacher at the Logan Elementary School. She served the district as the supervisor for new teachers in District Seven. Mrs. Tetlow was a member of P.S.E.A. She was a graduate of the Philadelphia Normal School for Teachers and Temple University. She traveled widely throughout the United States, Asia and Europe. Mrs. Tetlow was a member of the Moorings Presbyterian Church in Naples since 1976. She was previously a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Melrose Park, Pa. for 35 years. Mrs. Tetlow and her husband both served on the Cheltenham Township Adult School Board for many years. She was a volunteer for the Naples Community Hospital, The Briggs Medical Library and the Moorings Presbyterian Church Library for 15 years. She is survived by a daughter, Marcia Tetlow Renner of Audubon, Pa.; a son, Dr. William Lloyd Tetlow of Louisville, Colo.; a sister, Dorothy Ferris Hoyer of Yardley, Pa.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to her service Saturday, December 16, 2000, 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, Egypt and Crawford Roads, Audubon, Pa. The Rev. Thomas T. Kochenderfer will officiate. The family will greet friends from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be in West Laurel Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Moorings Presbyterian Church Library, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples, Fla. 34103 or the Briggs Medical Library, Health Research Center, 324 Goodlette Road, Naples, Fla. 34102. Arrangements by the Wm. Rowen Grant Funeral Home, Southampton, Pa. 215-355-6050.

Mary Ferris Tetlow
Mary Ferris Tetlow, 87, died Monday, December 4, 2000 at her residence. Born in Philadelphia, she had lived in Naples, Fla. since 1976. She was formerly of Melrose Park and Philadelphia, Pa. Daughter of the late Jennie (Williams) and Edward Ferris, she was preceded in death by husband, William Lloyd Tetlow Sr.; a daughter, Joyce Eleanor Tetlow; and a sister, Edna Ferris Kemmler. Mrs. Tetlow was a retired teacher for the Philadelphia School District. She taught the Carnell, Finletter Elementary Schools and was a demonstration teacher at the Logan Elementary School. She served the district as the supervisor for new teachers in District Seven. Mrs. Tetlow was a member of P.S.E.A. She was a graduate of the Philadelphia Normal School for Teachers and Temple University. She traveled widely throughout the United States, Asia and Europe. Mrs. Tetlow was a member of the Moorings Presbyterian Church in Naples since 1976. She was previously a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Melrose Park, Pa. for 35 years. Mrs. Tetlow and her husband both served on the Cheltenham Township Adult School Board for many years. She was a volunteer for the Naples Community Hospital, The Briggs Medical Library and the Moorings Presbyterian Church Library for 15 years. She is survived by a daughter, Marcia Tetlow Renner of Audubon, Pa.; a son, Dr. William Lloyd Tetlow of Louisville, Colo.; a sister, Dorothy Ferris Hoyer of Yardley, Pa.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to her service Saturday, December 16, 2000, 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, Egypt and Crawford Roads, Audubon, Pa. The Rev. Thomas T. Kochenderfer will officiate. The family will greet friends from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be in West Laurel Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Moorings Presbyterian Church Library, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples, Fla. 34103 or the Briggs Medical Library, Health Research Center, 324 Goodlette Road, Naples, Fla. 34102. Arrangements by the Wm. Rowen Grant Funeral Home, Southampton, Pa. 215-355-6050.

Mary Katherine Meyer
Mary Katherine Meyer, 84, of Marco Island, FL, passed away March 6, 2001. A memorial service and interment will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church on Saturday, April 14, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. The family suggests contributions in her memory to the Memorial Fund of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 476, Marco Island, FL 34146.

Mary Lauren "Laurie" Lepore
Mary Lauren "Laurie" (Kastner) Lepore, 53, wife of Thomas Lepore and loving mother to Sally, Brian and Belinda, died Sunday, March 11, 2001 at Naples Community Hospital. Laurie was born September 8, 1947 in Hartford, Conn. and received an Associate of Science degree in nursing from Greenfield Community College in Northhampton, Mass. She leaves behind her devoted mother, Josephine (Calvanese) Kastner; her siblings, Harry Jr., Ray and Ruthie; her sisters-in-law, Sharon, Sandi, June and Nancy; and daughter-in-law, Susie will miss her greatly. Laurie was the proud and loving aunt to 11 nieces; two nephews; and one great-nephew. She was predeceased by her beloved father, Harry Sr.; and brothers, Billy and Jack. An informal gathering of family and friends will be held at Beachwalk Clubhouse, 705 Reef Point Circle on Saturday, March 17, 2001 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. The entrance to Beachwalk is located on Vanderbilt Beach Road, West of U.S. 41. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

Mary M. Hollis
Mary M. Hollis, 59, of Naples, passed away Friday, March 30, 2001. Mary moved to Naples in 1959 from Georgia and was a long-time employee of Naples Community Hospital where she worked as a nurses' aide. She was a member of Unity Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Mary is survived by her daughters, Joyce (James) Wiggins of Lantana, FL; Ynette, Loretta, Jennifer and Theresa, all of Naples; and Eva Hollis of Atlanta, GA; three brothers, Eddie Lee Minor of Georgia; Ivory Anthony Minor of Naples and Albert Lee Minor of Madison, FL; four sisters, Cora Mae Cherry of Madison, FL; Geraldine Floyd of Ft. Myers; Betty Parker and Mary Wilson, both also of Madison, FL; and her prior husband and long-time friend, Willie Hollis of Naples. Also surviving are nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her best friend, Mertice Linton of Naples; and Mary's godchildren, Diane Thomas, Carlene James and Tonicia Morgan, all of Naples. The family will receive friends Friday, April 6, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Unity Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 1620 39th Street SW (Golden Gate). Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 7th at 11:00 a.m. at the Unity Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 1620 39th Street SW in Naples with burial to follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Mary W. Doherty
Mary W. Doherty of Naples, died Monday, January 22, 2001 after a lengthy illness. Formerly of Westwood, Mass., she had been a resident of Naples, Fla. for 21 years. She was a graduate of Bryant and Stratton Secretarial School and worked as a secretary for many years prior to her retirement. She enjoyed playing mah-jongg, cards, reading, crossword puzzles and good friends and family. She is survived by her two daughters, Sue Russell of Virginia, Gail Casali of Naples; and four grandchildren, Mark Russell of Connecticut, Matthew Russell of Virginia, Jeff and Heather Casali of Naples. She was preceded in death by her husband, F. Lawrence Doherty whom she dearly loved and missed. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 26, 2001 at St. William Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. with entombment at Naples Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105 in the memory of Mary. Hospice provided loving care to Mary for many months. To all who knew Mary they will miss her pleasant spirit and quick wit. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Mercedes M. Reitz
Mercedes M. Reitz, 84, a Naples resident for over 40 years, went to be with the Lord on April 9, 2001. She is survived by her son, Russell Terry Reitz; and grandson, Joe A. Lopez, both of Naples; and her brother, Neal McGrath of Chicago, IL; and her sister, Katherine Schmidt of St. Louis, MO. Preceding her in death was her husband, Russell J. Reitz; and her grandson, Robert R. Reitz.Mrcedes was an avid writer and co-authored four children's books. The In The Shadow of Yellow Mountain Series takes place in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina where she spent her summer months. She also wrote many plays, poems and songs that thousands of Collier County elementary children performed over the years under the direction of her son, Terry, a Collier County teacher. Her Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at First Presbyterian Church (Gulfview Middle School Auditorium), 225 Sixth Street South at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 12th. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made either to the Robert Reitz Bagpipe Memorial Scholarship Fund or the Robert Reitz Naples High School Memorial Scholarship Fund at Community Foundation of Collier County, 2400 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 300, Naples, FL 34103. Mercedes will be missed greatly by those who knew and loved her.

Michael Comito
Michael Comito, 84, of Naples, died Friday, January 12, 2001. A retired steelworker from Washington, Pa., he moved to the Isles of Capri in October 1975. He was born February 29, 1916 in LaTrobe, Pa., the son of Marie and Nicholas Comito. Being an avid boater and gardener, he spent his 25-plus years here buying and rebuilding boats, tending to his vegetable gardens and growing trees, flowers and fruit (including his prized bananas). He was also the consummate handyman, using innate skills with those he obtained in the Civil Conservation Corps in the 1930's to build, remodel or fix anything. The assistance he received from his neighbors on the Isles of Capri, Henry and Lucille Rich, Dave and Sandy Dumas, Julius and Edna Wittenburg, Kathleen Even, Emily Underwood, John Abbott and his friends from Canada, enabled him to remain on the Isles and enjoy them until his final days. He is survived by his sons, Larry (Gloria) Comito of Washington, Pa. and Michael (Irene) Comito Jr. of Clemmons, N.C.; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Lenora Gilmore of Washington, Pa.; niece, Sarah (Dr. Nicholas) Klokachar of Naples; and many nieces and nephews in Pennsylvania and around the country. A funeral service will be held Friday, January 19, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East,Naples. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Michael George Orr
Michael George Orr, 48, of Naples, formerly of Ft. Myers, died Sunday, July 8, 2001. Michael was an avid fan of Trivia and for the last two years he qualified for the game show "Jeopardy" and "Who Wants to be a Millionaire." He greatly enjoyed reading and was a proud member of the "Brew Crew." He will be missed by a loving child, Courtney Humphries and his friends and associates at apet One. He is survived by his loving life partner, Jean Walker Humphries; his mother, Sue (Raymond) Wagstaff; brother, Rick (Linda) Orr, all of Ft. Myers; sister, Jacqueline (William) Compton of North Ft. Myers; brother, Robert Greg (Ardyth) Orr of Iowa; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. A celebration of Michael's life will start at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2001 in the Chapel of North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette Road North, Naples. Because of Michael's love of reading, donations in his memory may be made to the Collier County Public Library, 650 Central Avenue, Naples, FL 34102. While Michael had a poor physical heart, he had a great spiritual heart. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Michelle Elaine Laux
Michelle Elaine Laux, 30, died peacefully at her home on December 19, 2000. She had been a resident of Naples for the past 20 years and was a full time minister with the Golden Gate Estates Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She is survived by her husband, Curtis E. Laux; parents, Christine and Michael Beebe; sister, Gigi (William) Laux Jr.; brothers, Matthew Beebe, Tyson Beebe and Timothy (Melanie) Beebe, all of Naples; grandparents, Warren and Marie Beebe of Jackson, Mich. and Wells and Jerry Supplee of Orlando, Fla. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 23, 2000, 2:30 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3480 Golden Gate Blvd. West. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Mildred Agnes Guidinger
Mildred Agnes Guidinger, 87, of Madison, Fla. and formerly of Naples, died Wednesday, November 29, 2000 in Valdosta, Ga. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at Naples Memorial Gardens. The family is being served by by the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, 34112. Naples Oldest JOHNSON-PITTMAN Funeral Home 774-3444

Miles B. Scofield Jr.
Miles B. Scofield Jr., long-time resident of Naples and pioneer of Collier County, died at his home in Moorings Park on January 8, 2001 at the age of 78. Born January 20, 1922 in West Covina, Calif., Miles attended the United States Naval Academy graduating in June 1945 with a B.S. degree in Engineering. He served in the U.S. Navy during and after WW II. Miles later made his home in South Florida where his business interests included Ranching, Fishing, Tackle Manufacturing and Scofield Marine Construction which played a major role in the water front development of the greater Naples area. A tireless and productive worker, Miles' community contributions include serving on the board of Naples Community Hospital, Naples Airport Authority, Naples Parking Authority, the Naples Contractors' Licensing Board, Pelican Bay Improvement District Board, Moorings Park Board, Board of Directors Barnett Bank of Naples and Gulf Citrus Growers Association Research and Production Committee. Miles had been recognized as the Naples Daily News' Outstanding Citizen of the year in 1982 and was made one of the few Honorary Deputy Sheriffs of Collier County by Sheriff Don Hunter. Miles was a past President of the Naples Rotary Club and the past Blue and Gold Officer representative for the U.S. Naval Academy. An Eagle Scout himself, Miles served as Chairman of the Eagle Scout Review Board of Southwest Florida and was a member of the Explorers Club International. Miles is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 20 years, Martha R. Scofield; his children, Dane Scofield (Dottie), Miles L. Scofield (Mimi), Kip Scofield (Lynna), Suzann Divine Scofield; his step-sons, Joseph A. Miele (Pam), James Lee Miele; and 11 grandchildren. Miles was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Divine Thorp in 1979. Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church, 1595 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, Fla. 34109 on Thursday, January 11, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Jay Cross, officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the NCH Health Care Foundation, P.O. Box 413029, Naples, Fla. 34101 or a charity of choice. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Milton R. Vipond
Milton R. Vipond of Naples, Fla., died March 12, 2001. He was born in Newport News, Va. in 1909 but lived in Norfolk, Va. for many years prior to graduation from North Carolina State University in Chemical Engineering. He was employed by Aluminum Company of America for 17 years before establishing the Berea-Vipond Company, a sales engineering business in Berea, Ohio in 1954. While in Ohio, he served 21 years on the Board of Trustees of Southwest General Hospital in Middleburgh Heights, Ohio. He and his wife, the former Virginia Young of Butler, Pa., spent most of their lives in Berea, Ohio before retiring to Ft. Myers, Fla. and then Naples. He was a member of Tau Beta Pi Honorary Engineering Society; Sigma Pi Fraternity; First Congregational Church, Berea, Ohio; Naples Council on World Affairs; and The Country Club of Naples. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; son, Dallas M. Vipond and his wife, Young-joo of Berea, Ohio; daughter, Florence A. Vipond of Eastlake, Ohio; and one grandson, Dallas Y. Vipond of Arlington, Va. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Miriam Stage Bostwick
Miriam Stage Bostwick passed away Sunday, March 4, 2001. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 9, 1907. She lived a very long, full and exciting life. It was the kind of life most people dream about. She was married twice, gave birth to two children, lived in a penthouse in New York City overlooking the East River, invested in a Broadway play and a restaurant, owned her own clothing store, lived all over the country, and traveled all over the world. She spent the last 11 years of her life in Naples living alone in her villa with her cats, and enjoyed excellent health until the last few months of her life. She always said God had been good to her and we who knew her and loved her would have to agree that she was blessed, and so were we. Though very independent and reclusive, she loved and enjoyed time with her family and she had a deep abiding concern for anias that was extraordinary. She took in countless cats, dogs, and even goats and donkeys, and kept them or found good homes for them. No animal ever went hungry if it showed up on her doorstep. She is greatly loved and missed by her two daughters, Mimi Edwards and Dixie Wege; her six grandchildren, Layne Cook, James Cook, Kerry Cook, Chris Cook, Candace Badgett and Lindsay Oliver; her seven great-grandchildren; her two cats, Frankie and Randy; and all the ducks, birds and raccoons at Arbor Trace. According to her wishes, Miriam will be cremated and her ashes scattered to the wind over the Gulf of Mexico, just like the free spirit that she was. Miriam also requested there be no funeral service, but for those who wish to honor her life, donations may be made to the Animal Rescue Center of North Ft. Myers or the Humane Society of the United States.

Molly B. Ross
Molly B. Ross, 78, of Naples, died Monday, May 28, 2001. Mrs. Ross formerly lived in Rochester, NY and had been coming to Naples since 1974. She graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA, Class of 1944. She was an avid golfer and bridge player and was a member of Royal Poinciana Club and the Monroe Golf Club in Rochester, NY. She is survived by her husband, Robert; and two daughters, Katharine (Richard) Wilson n Anne (Garry) Geer. Also survived by her grandchildren, David (Dina) Wilson and Erica (John) Turnbull. A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 31st at 11:00 a.m. at the Moorings Park Auditorium, 120 Moorings Park Drive, Naples. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Smith College Alumnae Fund, Class of 1944, 33 Elm Street, Northampton, MA 01063. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Mr. Walter Wallace Kenyon
Mr. Walter Wallace Kenyon died September 15, 2000 in Chatham, Mass. There will be a memorial service at the Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Saturday, November 25th at 2:00 p.m.

Muriel F. Carey
Muriel F. Carey passed away Christmas evening from complications of pneumonia in the Falmouth, Mass. hospital. Her family was by her side. Born and raised in Boston, Mass., she graduated from Simmons College in 1942, interned in Dietetics at Cornell Medical Center New York Hospital in New York City. After marrying Lieutenant George F. Carey Jr. in 1943, she began the hectic life of a military wife and mother of four, moving to bases in the United States, Trinidad, Germany and Poland for the next 28 years. Although diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in Germany in 1954, Muriel remained deeply involved in Girl Scouts and Brownies as a scout leader and advisor in Europe and later in Alexandria, Va. An avid traveler, she still visited many countries in Europe, made pilgrimages to Lourdes and Fatima and along the Mediterranean, as well as visiting Moscow and Leningrad during the cold war days. A devout Catholic, she was deeply involved in religious education for children, aiding in organizing classes of instruction for lower grade school students from the American Embassy and from other foreign embassies in Warsaw, Poland. She arranged for continued assistance to an English-speaking Polish priest from a local parish. The U.S. Air Force in 1965 presented her with a citation recognizing her outstanding activities and contributions in aiding her husband in his assignment as U.S.A.F. Air Attache in Poland. Mrs. Carey had been a long-time Pocasset, Mass. resident and had wintered in Naples, Fla. for the past eight years. Muriel is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 57 years, Colonel George F. Carey Jr., U.S.A.F. Retired; three daughters, Mary Ann Jasaitis of New York City, Elizabeth Barrett of Potomac, Md. and Kathleen Carey of Atlanta, Ga; one son, George F. Carey III of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and five grandchildren. Visiting hours will be Thursday, December 28th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, 584 West Falmouth Highway (Route 28A), West Falmouth, Mass. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 29th in St. John the Evangelist Church, 841 Shore Road, Pocasset, Mass. Burial will be on Thursday, January 4, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 101 First Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, Mass. 02451.

Myrtie Van Duyn
Myrtie Van Duyn of Naples, passed away March 26, 2001. A native of Kentucky, she had been a resident of Naples since 1972 coming from Philadelphia. Myrtie was a member of the Royal Poinciana Club where she was an avid golfer, as well as a volunteer in the Emergency Department at Naples Community Hospital. She is survived by her daughter, Carol (Phillips) Terhune of Darien, CT; son, Donald (Mary Ann) Van Duyn of Silver Spring, MD; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Myrtie was predeceased by her husband of 33 years, Van. A memorial service will be held Friday, March 30, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. in the Activity Room, Arbor Trace, 1000 Arbor Lake Drive, Naples. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Emergency Department at Naples Community Hospital, 350 Seventh Avenue North, Naples, FL 34102. The family has entrusted care and services tooges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Nance P. Shuey
Nance P. Shuey, 74, of Naples, died Saturday, January 13, 2001. Formerly of Harrisburg, Pa., she had been a full time resident of Naples for the last eight years. She was a graduate of New Cumberland High School, Class of 1944 and worked as a travel agent for Travel Professionals. Mrs. Shuey is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, George R. Shuey; her children, Linda (Barry) Schwendeman of Kennett Square, Pa., Patricia Hawkins-Hunt of Nashville, Tenn. and Gregory Shuey of New York City, N.Y.; and grandchildren, Samantha and Colyn Hunt. A memorial Mass service will be held Sunday, January 21, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. at the Panthers Walk Community Center. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Naoma May Benson
Naoma May Benson, 95, of Naples since 1994, died peacefully, Monday, January 8, 2001 at ManorCare of Lakewood. She was born November 29, 1905 in West Alexandria, Ohio, a daughter of the late Charles and Bertha (Hoffman) Heisman and a former resident of Rocky River, Ohio. Naoma worked as a welder during World War II to assist in the war effort. Always athletic, she was an avid bowler who average almost 160 in two city leagues into her early 70's. In her younger years she was an outstanding golfer, consistently shooting in the 40's and until recently was an excellent bridge player. Naoma enjoyed reading and watching sports on TV, especially golf. Tiger Woods was her favorite and she never missed a tournament on TV when he was playing. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Naples and will always be remembered for her total devotion to her family, her endless patience and the love of her God. She will be a terrific Angel in Heaven! Surviving is her son and daughter-in-law, David L. and Shirley Tucker Benson of Naples; sister, Nina Unger of West Alexandria, Ohio; five grandchildren, Steve Benson, Mike Benson, Christy St. Croix, Cathy Alston and Julie Aaron; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 70 years, Charles A. Benson in 1994. Memorial services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2001 at Grace Lutheran Church, 860 Banyan Blvd. with her Pastor, the Rev. James Honig, officiating. Inurnment will be in Naples Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in her memory to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. The family is being served by Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444

Neil B. Herman
Neil B. Herman, 88, of Naples, formerly of Edina, Minn. and Marco Island, died December 3, 2000. Mr. Herman was a graduate of University of Minnesota Architectural School and a Registered Professional Engineer. He worked for Riggs Distler Company helping to design and build large U.S. industrial projects. He was president of Allied Store Equipment Company and executive of Nash Finch Company and former board member of Park National Bank. Mr. Herman was a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Dade in the South Pacific during WW II. He was a member of U.S. Naval Institute and ASHRAE Engineering Society. He was a member of Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, Royal Poinciana, Naples and Island Country Club of Marco Island. He is survived by his wife, Dora (nee Legg); son, Robert (Karen); daughter, Ann (Galen) Johnson; and grandchildren, Andrew and Kristen Johnson, Alexander and Sara Herman. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Sr. and Gertrude; brothers, George Jr. and Phillip Herman. Memorial service Thursday, December 7th, 11:00 a.m. at Gill Brothers Funeral Chapel, 5801 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minn. with visitation at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be private in Henderson, Minn. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Art League of Marco Island or donor's choice. Gill Brothers Funeral Chapel 800-945-4455

Nellie Wolff
Nellie Wolff, 71, of Naples, formerly of Harford, Pa., died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 6, 2001. Mrs. Wolff had been an antique dealer in Harford, Pa. and she had been the owner of Little Nell's Antiques. She and her husband, Peter moved to Naples in April 1995. She is survived by her husband, Peter Wolff; son, Edward Fernandez of Hackensack, N.J.; her mother, Alexandra Burgos of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; two sisters, Eleanor Cardenas of Sunrise, Fla., Anna Thenstedt of Cooper City, Fla.; and her brother, George Burgos of Rockford, Ill. Relatives and friends may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples on Friday, March 9, 2001 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. followed by a funeral service to begin at 3:00 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Habitat for Humanity or to the Humane Society. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Orin J. Mazzoni Sr.
Orin J. Mazzoni Sr. of Naples and Garden City, Mich., died Sunday, January 7, 2001. He was the founder of Orin Jewelers in Garden City, Mich. and in Naples was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary, of 62 years; his children, Carol (Allen) Bishop, Joyce (Perry) Pappas, Orin J. (Tina) Mazzoni Jr. and Michael (Deborah) Mazzoni; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandson. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Garden City, Mich. with entombment to follow. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Parke Wright III
Parke Wright III, 79, passed away June 2, 2001. Funeral services and burial were held in Tampa, FL. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in his memory to either Gulf Ridge Council, Boy Scouts of America, 4410 Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607 or The Immokalee Foundation, 4100 Corporate Square, Suite 156, Naples, FL 34104. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Home MacDill Avenue Chapel Tampa, FL (813) 876-2421

Patricia Ann Rentz
Patricia Ann Rentz, 62, died December 28, 2000. Formerly of Centerville, Ohio, she had been a resident of Naples since 1987. She was a member of the Newcomers Club and Wesley United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Thomas J. Rentz; son, Patrick L. (Liz) Beekman of Charlotte N.C.; daughter, Michelle R. (James) Sonderman; step-children, Jeffery and Sherry Rentz, all of Centerville, Ohio; grandchildren, Christopher, Richard, Patricia and Katherine Beekman and Samantha Sonderman; sister, Elaine (John) Longshaw of Shamong, N.J.; mother-in-law, Ruth Rentz of Naples; and brother-in-law, Bob Rodgers of Springfield, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard A. Beekman; parents, Pat and Nora Kight; sister, Delores Rodgers; and father-in-law, Anthony Rentz. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Fuller Funeral oe, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, Fla. The family will receive visitors on half-hour prior to the service. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Patricia L. Pluess
Lawrence Patricia L. Pluess Lawrence, 80, of Naples, died April 9, 2001 in Indianapolis, IN. She was a homemaker, a graduate of Hanover College, Hanover, IN, a member of the East Naples United Methodist Church and was a secretary many years for the Glades Condominium Association, Naples, FL. Survivors are sons, William T. Lawrence; Anthony C. Lawrence; granddaughter, Kate Lawrence. She was the widow of Lawson Ford Lawrence. Private graveside services and burial are to held in Mooresville Cemetery, Mooresville, IN. Memorial contributions to Mooresville Public Library, 220 West Harrison Street, Mooresville, IN 46158. Carlisle and Son Funeral Chapel, Mooresville, IN is in charge of arrangements. 317-831-2080.

Patricia Sturm
Patricia Sturm, 85, of Bonita Springs, passed away peacefully Monday, July 9, 2001. She had been a resident of Imperial Bonita Estates since 1984 having moved from Charlotte, NC where she had resided since 1967. She was born in Clinton, IA and lived in Ohio and Bergen County, NJ before relocating to the South. Pat was an excellent artist. She was an active member of the Art League of Bonita Springs. She was a member and former organist for the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Bonita Springs and served as a volunteer in the Bonita Springs schools. Pat is survived by her son, Frederick Peter Sturm of Sanford, NC; daughters Kathie Fallin of Newburg, MD, Joann Moore of Marietta, GA, and Susan Sewell of Charlotte, NC; fourteen grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren. Pat was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Fred Sturm in 1999. In her memory, contributions may be made to the Art League of Bonita Springs Building Fund, 26100 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135-6632 or the charity of your choice. The family will have a private ceremony.

Patrick S. White
Patrick S. White, 70, of Naples, died Sunday, December 31, 2000 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Detroit, Mich., graduated from Eastern Michigan University and was retired from Auto Owners Insurance Company after 38 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife, Bernadette; sons, Joshua Michael White, Patrick W. (Joan) White of Belmont, Calif. and William B. (June) White of Traverse City, Mich.; a sister, Shirley Johnson; and two grandchildren, Aprille and Emily White. A private memorial service will be held at a future date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel 597-8888 

Patsy Lantz
Patsy Lantz, 83, died May 8, 2001. Services are being scheduled. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Paul Andrew Distad
Paul Andrew Distad, 73, of Naples, died Tuesday, January 16, 2001. Formerly of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, he had been a Naples resident since 1983. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WW II. He owned and operated Scot Laboratories in Chagrin Falls. Mr. Distad is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, LaVerne; his children, Jody Distad of Akron, Ohio, Becky (Gregg) Distad Rossi of Poland, Ohio and Dr. Jane (Dr. Scott) Distad Lee of Seattle, Wash.; grandchildren, J. Paul Hendrickson and Andrew Rossi; sisters, Clarice Sigdestad of Moorehead, Minn. and Carol Peterson of Elizabethtown, Ky.; and brother, Victor Distad of San Diego. Calif. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 19, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Naples. Services in Chagrin Falls will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla., 34105 or First United Methodist Church, Renovation Fund, 388 First Avenue South, Naples, Fla., 34102. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Paul J. Kennerly Sr.
Paul J. Kennerly Sr., 66, died Thursday, November 16, 2000 in Cameron N.C., while in the company of his brother, Joe. He was retired from United Telephone Co./Sprint and belonged to many community organizations. He is survived by his daughter, Erin L. Percival; sons, Paul J. Kennerly Jr., Garnett Kennerly and John Kennerly; his beloved grandchildren; his brothers, Joseph Kennerly and Robert Anderson; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice; his sister, Katherine Sherman; and his parents Katherine and Paul G. Kennerly. A memorial service will be held Friday, November 24, 2000 at 6:00 p.m. in the Memorial Garden of St. John's Episcopal Church, 500 Parkshore Drive, Naples, with the Rev. William O'Connell, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions maybe made to the American Heart Association.

Paul R. Gannaway
Paul R. Gannaway, 84, of Naples, died Friday June 8, 2001. Mr. Gannaway was formerly a resident of Norwood, OH and lived in the Cincinnati, OH area for 40 years before moving to Florida. He was employed by the Singer Sewing Machine Company for 35 years. He had been a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Pleasant Ridge, OH. Before moving to Naples, he and his wife, Florence were residents of Clearwater for 13 years. Paul was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Naples at the time of his death. He enjoyed traveling, card games, particularly bridge, and story telling. Known the world over for his stories, Paul will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather and friend. He is survived by his two daughters, Joyce A. O'Meara of Naples, FL, and Janis DeWitt of Palm Coast, FL; a son, Paul V. Gannaway of Cincinnati, OH; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren; as well as countless friends. A memorial service will be celebrated Saturday, June 16, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 388 First Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the First United Methodist Church at the above address specified for their Memorial Garden. Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel 597-8888

Pearl C. Dooley
Pearl C. Dooley, beloved wife of the late John J. Dooley of Naples, Fla., died Tuesday, January 9, 2001 at Naples Community Hospital. The family is being served by the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, who will announce arrangements. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444

Pedro A. Salazar, M.D.
Pedro A. Salazar, M.D., 71, of Marco Island, Fla., passed away Marco Island, January 22, 2001. Pedro was born in the Philippines and received his medical education at the University of STO. TOMAS and served his internship and residency in medicine in the United States. He practiced Urology in Hazleton, Pa. for 30 years, and relocated to Marco Island in 1998. He is survived by his beloved wife, Paz (Borja) Salazar, M.D. of Marco Island; two daughters, Marisa Salazar of Philadelphia, Pa. and Tina (Glenn) Rogers of Buffalo, N.Y.; one son, Peter (Wendy Whitcomb, M.D.) Salazar of Tampa, Fla.; one brother; and two sisters. A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at San Marco Catholic Church, 851 San Marco Road, Marco Island, Fla. on Thursday January 25, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pedro's name to Marco Healthcare Center or the American Heart Association would be appreciated. The family has intrusted care and services Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home 577 Elkam Circle Marco Island, Fla. 34145 394-7573.

Peter Arthur Enman
Peter Arthur Enman, 74, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, December 24, 2000 at his home in Naples. Mr. Enman was born in Toronto, Canada and spent his career associated with The Bank of Nova Scotia, retiring and moving to Naples from Toronto in 1982. He married the former Polly Emery McGhee in 1982 and she survives him, along with his three step-children, Bray McGhee of Atlanta, Karl McGhee and wife, Ann and daughter, Sara, of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Walter McGhee and his wife, Kathleen and children, Bradley, Katharine Bray and Grant of Riverside, Conn. A service will be held at Trinity-By-The-Cove Episcopal Church, 553 Galleon Drive in Naples on Thursday, December 28th at 3:00 p.m. with The Rev. Michael Basden, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Inc., 5100 Cedar Spring Road, No. 101, Naples, Fla. 34110 or Hospice of Naples.

Peter L. Marco
Peter L. Marco of Naples, formerly of Isles of Capri, passed away Monday, December 4, 2000. He was born in New York City, N.Y. and attended Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute and Columbia University. He was a self employed building contractor in the Atlantic City, N.J. area coming to the Isle of Capri in 1975 upon his retirement. He is survived by his wife, Beryle Marco; nine children, Veronica Foster, Peter Marco Jr., Marsha Crate, Brian Snitman, Laura Snitman, Hyla Wallens, Tina Flynn, Harvey Marco and Lisa Gunderson; four sisters, Cecilia, Madeline, Linda and Connie; and 16 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Sadie Marco. Friends may attend the service of remembrance at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North on Thursday, December 7, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Peter Patrick Wolff
Peter Patrick Wolff, 80, a 30 year resident of Marco Island, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2000 in Naples Community Hospital. He was born February 23, 1920 in Chicago, Ill. He was in the Seabees during WW II and served at Iwo Jima. He was elected mayor of Markham, Ill. in 1969 and was also president of South Suburban Hospital. He was instrumental in raising funds to build a bigger hospital, going from 50 beds to 100 beds. Previous to retiring to Marco Island, Mr. Wolff was the owner of Skyline Plumbing Co. in Markham, Ill. Mr. Wolff is survived by his wife, Betty; his daughters, Cheryl Lynn Wolff of Marco Island and Honey Hall of Vista, Calif.; his granddaughter, Jacquielynn Elizabeth Wolff of Marco Island; and grandson, Jeffrey Martin Hall of Vista, Calif. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Friday, December 29, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society, Collier County Unit, 990 First Avenue South, Suite 200, Naples, Fla. 34102. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Pompilio Labra
Pompilio Labra, 58, of Naples, died June 4, 2001. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, June 6, 2001, 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 7th, 1:30 p.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Road. Entombment will follow immediately at Palm Royale Cemetery, 6780 Vanderbilt Beach Rd.uler Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Ralph C. Lashley
Ralph C. Lashley, 73, of Naples, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2001 at his home. Born in Whiteville, N.C., he moved to Naples in 1996 from Lakeland, Fla. Ralph was a highway maintenance supervisor for the State of Florida, an honorably discharged Army veteran of WW II, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Lakeland. He is survived by his loving wife of over 26 years, Evelyn; three sons and daughters-in-law, Mikell and Debbie Keyes of West Palm Beach, Rodney and Sue Dykes of Naples, and Dwight and Melissa Dykes of Pompano Beach. Also surviving are five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and his sisters, Melba Powell of High Point, N.C. and Dorothy Sealey of Myrtle Beach, S.C. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 22, 2001 at Hodges Funeral Chapel of Golden Gate, 2772 Santa Barbara Blvd. from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 23, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Naples Memorial Gardens Chapel of Peace, 586 111th Avenue. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel of Golden Gate 455-2221

Randolph Irving Thornton
Randolph Irving Thornton, 95, a resident of Naples since 1972, passed away February 10th at Bentley Village Care Center. Prior to moving to Naples, Randy retired as an assistant vice president of Citibank, N.A. in New York City. Randy served on the Board of Education in Maywood, N.J. and while living in Oakland, N.J. as Mayor. He was a graduate of Columbia College, class of 1928 and a member of Phi Kappa PSI. He was active in the Association of Columbia Alumni and served as president. He also was a member of John Jay Associates and in Naples, he was a member of the Columbia University Club of Southwest Florida. He was a member of the Church Club of New York and served as treasurer of the Second Province of the Episcopal Church. He was also active at St. John's Episcopal Church where he was a member of the Vestry and Senior Warden During his residence in Naples, Randy was elected to the City council for eight years and briefly served as Vice Mayor. He enjoyed his volunteer associations with several organizations, including North Collier Community Hospital, The Care Center at Bentley Village and the Moorings Country Club where he served on the Board. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Elizabeth Berry Thornton; a son, Randolph Irving Thornton Jr.; and a daughter-in-law, Kate B. Thornton; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Elizabeth Thornton Rice. A memorial service will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church at 500 Park Shore Drive on Friday, February 16th at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice or one's favorite charity.

Raymond F. Schmidt
Raymond F. Schmidt, 79, of Naples, died April 24, 2001. Mr. Schmidt worked as a tour bus driver at Everglades National Park and most recently as a driver for the Naples Trolley. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; three children, H.J. Schmidt of Fort Worth, TX, Clarissa Schmidt of South Bend, IN and Elaine Schuller of Tulsa, OK; and his sister, Donna Kovar of Missouri Valley, IA. A memorial service will be held Wednesday (TODAY) at 7:00 p.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East. Friends may call from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, 1450 Merrihue Drive, Naples, FL 34102. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Reginald D. Frame
Reginald D. Frame, 85, of Naples, passed away January 22, 2001. He had been a resident of Naples since 1975 coming from Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was a WW II Navy veteran, serving as a torpedosman aboard the submarine USS Carbilla. Following his military service, he worked for the Armour Meat Packing Co. in Kansas City, Mo. While working for Armour, he was transferred to Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1957. Over the course of 18 years, he rose to the position of CEO of Deitec International. He retired to Naples in 1975. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; daughters, Patricia (Bernard) Kelly of LaGrange, Ill., Susan (Steven) Woyicki of Lisle, Ill. and Judith (Luiz) Duque of Manaus, Brazil; grandchildren, Timothy, Dennis and Martin Kelly, Fernando and Christina Duque; 11 step-grandchildren; and one step-great-granddaughter. Reginald was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy. A Mass of Christian burial will be on Wednesday, January 24, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Road, Naples with Father Timothy Navin, officiating. Burial will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made in Reginald's memory to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Richard "Rick" Dargai
Richard ''Rick'' Dargai, 43, of Naples, died Monday, January 22, 2001. Rick and his brother Ross Bartuccio III owned and operated Dargai Painting in Naples since 1980. He is survived by his mother Ann Bartuccio; and step-father Ross Bartuccio Jr.; his brothers, Gary (Barbara) Dargai, Ross (Donna) Bartuccio III; Kenneth (Ingrid) Bartuccio and Mark Bartuccio, all of Naples; and several aunts; uncles; and nieces. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Wednesday (TODAY), January 24th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 10:00 a.m. at St. William Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetary, Cleveland, Ohio. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Richard Bolles English
Richard Bolles English, 78, of Naples, died Tuesday, March 6, 2001. Mr. English was born in Bowling Green, Ohio on December 2, 1922 to Virgil Ray and Mabel Ada (Bolles) English. He graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1941 and was employed by the General Motors Corporation while he attended the General Motors Institute in Flint, Mich. In July 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was assigned to continue his engineering education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. He earned his B.S.M.E. from MIT in February, 1945. In May, 1945, he was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corp. After being honorably discharged from the Navy in 1946, Mr. English joined the York Corporation in York, Pa. Except for a short recall by the Navy during the Korean Conflict, he was employed by the York Corporation, a York Corp. Branch or York Corp. Distributor, through 1959. Mr. English became executive vice president of Murphy & Miller, Inc., a Chicago, Ill. mechanical contractor, in January 1960, and remained in that position until May, 1978. On January 1, 1977, Susan B. Ash and Mr. English were joined in matrimony. Mr. English was associated with Arctic Air, Inc. in Detroit, Mich. from January, 1979 until his retirement in October, 1980. He had resided in Naples since 1981, but spent a short vacation in Bowling Green each summer. Survivors include his wife, Susan; two daughters, Stephanie English of Lake Forest, Ill. and Teresa Carrender of Lake City, Fla.; a step-daughter, Julie Ash of Nathrop, Colo.; a step-son, Clayton Ash of Maineville, Ohio; a brother, Virgil English of Crossville, Tenn.; two sisters, Helen Ladd of Bowling Green, Ohio and Nancy Roe of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Murray, in February, 2000. The family will receive friends Friday, March 9, 2001 at the Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel, 2011 Pine Ridge Road, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. with a service of remembrance to be held at 3:30 p.m. For those wishing to do so, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105 or to the American Lung Association, 1740 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10019. Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel 597-8888

Richard Klingert
Richard Klingert, 76, of Naples, died May 1, 2001. He was in the U.S. Army during WW II. Richard was a business owner of a retail store and came to this area from Belmar, NJ 16 years ago. He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce in Belmar. Survivors include wife, Mary; son, Dr. Richard Klingert of New Jersey; son, Dr. Mark Klingert of Phoenix; daughter, Kathy Lachenauer of Phoenix; and eight grandchildren. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by Forest Lawn Cremation, Inc.

Richard L. Terrell
Richard L. Terrell, 81, beloved husband of Marian, nee Barry; devoted father of John, Timothy and David. Retired Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, General Motors Corporation. Served in U.S. Army (Panama) and the U.S. Navy (WW II). Chairman of the Board of Directors, The Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Board of Directors, Moorings Park. Memorial service Saturday, December 9th, 11:00 a.m., The Bower Chapel, Moorings Park. Donations may be made to The Conservancy of Southwest Florida at 1450 Merrihue Drive, Naples, Fla. 34102 or to the Moorings Park Foundation at 120 Moorings Park Drive, Naples, Fla. 34105. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Robert "Bob" George Engelhart
Robert "Bob" George Engelhart, 79, of Marco Island, FL and Bass Lake, WI, passed away suddenly on May 11, 2001. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Margaret "Peggy"; parents Del and Irene; and brother, Hal. Survived by his loving children, Robert II (Kathy) of Stillwater, Mink (Bill) of Bismarck, ND, Jim (Jackie) of Burnsville, Jack (Pat) of Naples, FL, Joe (Zandy) of Burnsville, Steve (Lynn) of Lakeville; he is also survived by 14 loving grandchildren, Robert III (Susan), Chris, Holli, Lea, Matt (Kami), Andrew, Nicole, Benjamin, Sarah, Jason, Peter, Lauren, Emily, Michael; and one great-granddaughter, Maggie; one brother, Gene (Bernice); and many nieces and nephews. Bob was born on December 25, 1921 in Waubay, SD and came to the Twin Cities at the age of 17 to attend and then graduated from the Minnesota School of Business and the University of Minnesota. He then earned his license as a Certified Public Accountant. He joined the Air Force in 1943 and earned his wings as a pilot after which he established Robert G. Engelhart & Company, an accounting firm in 1945 as a one man agency and grew it to more than 100 professionals and more than 300 clients before merging with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, now known as Deloitte Touche. He also served on the Board of Directors on the Highland State Bank, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Mid-States Distributing and the Obiates Provincial House. He also co-founded Fleet Wholesalers Supply, Inc. with his brothers, Hal and Gene. He was in the farming business with his children in Wisconsin. Bob never forgot where he came from and over the years gave back to the community. Together with his wife, they donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown, SD and the Community Action Building in Waubay, SD along with funding newborn heart operations in Minneapolis and unwed mother's homes in St. Paul. They were also very active in their church and donated much of their time in promoting the welfare of the church. He loved his children, grandchildren and great-granddaughter spending time with them at his lake place Pineway in the summers and at Hideaway Beach in Marco Island in the winter. Bob was famous for his quips such as "You can't come back until you leave" or "Bring a coat, you can always take it off, because if you don't have it with you, you can't put in on" and his best line for parking, "I never walked to an auction yet" (and we never did) He will be forever in the hearts and minds of all of his family. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 16th at O'Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home, 575 South Snelling Avenue (651-698-0796). We will celebrate the Mass of Christian burial on Thursday, May 17th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 1500 Vine Street, Hudson, WI (715-381-5120). Visitation will be one hour prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial are preferred.

Robert A. Jacob
Robert A. Jacob, died Sunday, January 14, 2001 in St. Louis Mo. Mr. Jacob was the owner and operator of several McDonald's Restaurants in the St. Louis area for 30 years and was the treasurer of the founding board of the Ronald McDonald House in St. Louis. He had a second home in Naples and lived here part-time. Husband of the late Joyce Jeanette Jacob (nee Fisher); dear father of Cindy Jacob; Jill (Dan) Burzynski of Naples, Fla.; and Jeanne (Ed) Shay; grandfather of Jake and Kate Burzynski; and special friend of Karen Costa. Funeral service at the Bellerive Forever Mausoleum Chapel in St. Louis, Thursday, January 18, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation at the Schrader Funeral home, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Mo., Wednesday 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. If desired, contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 4381 West Pine Street, St. Louis, Mo. 63108.

Robert B. McKitchen
Robert B. McKitchen, 68, died January 8, 2001. Formerly of North Attleboro, Mass., he had been a resident of Naples for the past eight years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans MA 56 and the Elks Lodge No. 2010. He enjoyed line dancing, golf and tennis and was a member of the Glades Country Club. He is survived by his wife, Joan; daughter, Karen (Lawrence Pomerantz) McKitchen of Tampa, Fla.; daughter, Lois (Michael) Conroy of Melrose, Mass.; son, Andrew McKitchen of Norton, Mass.; daughter, Kathleen McKitchen of Tampa, Fla.; son, David (Barbara) McKitchen of Seekonk, Mass.; and four grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 11th, 1:00 p.m. at Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association, 1436 Royal Palm Square Blvd., Ft. Myers, Fla. 33919. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Robert Beatty Spence
On February 12, 2001, Robert Beatty Spence passed away with his family at his side. Formerly from Montreal, Canada and Kennebunk, Maine, Mr. Spence was born in Toronto, Canada in 1921. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Chemical Engineering. During World War II, Mr. Spence served as a navigator in the Canadian Navy. He leaves his beloved wife of 50 years, Velva Jane (VJ); dear father of Dana Lesley (Rob Croce) of Sydney, Australia, Kara Michelle (Bill Goodwin) of Toronto, Canada; and adoring grandfather of Trent and Kirsty Croce and Spence Goodwin. He also leaves his brothers, William (Elizabeth) and John (Stella). A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 15, 2001 at the Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North. Donations to the Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105 will be gratefully acknowledged. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Robert F. "Bobby" Green
Robert F. "Bobby" Green, formerly of Immokalee, passed away at the Hospice House in Naples, March 17, 2001 at the age of 49. He was born in Corning, N.Y. June 26, 1951, but he lived in Immokalee. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Smooth Operators in Immokalee. Bobby loved to fish, camp and go bowling. He had a great sense of humor. Bobby was always there to lend a helping hand. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Vicki; sons, James Carroll and Thomas Green of Immokalee, Danny and Robert of New York; daughters, Rachael of New York and Tina of Immokalee. He is also survived by his brothers, Herbert Green and Timmy Gigee of Lindley, N.Y., David Gigee of LaBelle; and several grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Graveside services are being held at Lake Trafford Memorial Gardens at 10:00 a.m., Thursday. His best friend, James Wryals, will be officiating. In memory of Bobby, the family suggests memorial donations made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Arrangements by Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel of Naples.

Robert Frank Milkowski
Robert Frank Milkowski, 80 of Naples, and formerly of Park Ridge, IL, died Sunday, June 10, 2001 at Heritage Health Care, Naples. He was born June 28, 1920 in Chicago, IL, a son of the late Frank and Mary (Graczyk) Milkowski. Robert was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II and a retired machinist for the former Weil Pump Company of Chicago. Survivors include his wife of over 60 years, Margaret L. (Garland) Milkowski; daughter, Margaret Mary Joyce of Arlington Heights, IL; son, Robert S. Milkowski of Roselle, IL; brother, Edwin (Jean) Milkowski of Norridge Park, IL; a sister, Marion H. (Ernest) Hutter of Naples; three granddaughters, Margaret Mary Joyce, Elizabeth Ann Joyce, and Michele Milkowski. Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 14, 2001 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Avenue, Naples with the Rev. George Hazler as Celebrant. Private inurnment will be held in Naples Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions in Bob's memory are suggested to the charity of one's choice. The family is being served by Johnson-Pittman Funeral and Cremation Services, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples. Johnson-Pittman 774-3444

Robert H. Hageman
Robert H. Hageman, 81, of Naples, died Monday, February 19, 2001. Mr. Hageman was born in Fremont, Neb. on December 24, 1919, son of Ernest and Elizabeth Hughes Hageman. Robert was a graduate of the University of Nebraska, class of 1941 and was a member of Kappa Sigma. He was in the U. S. Army Infantry and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a retiree from Ford Motor Company, a member of the Tangier Shrine of Omaha and the Circum Navigators Club. Mr. Hageman is survived by his wife, Margaret Ann Hageman; daughter, Ann (Kevin) of Madeira Beach, Fla.; son, John (Barbara) Hageman of Winston-Salem; and granddaughter, Megan Ann Hageman, also of Winston-Salem. Funeral services private. Donations may be made in his memory to your favorite charity or the Tampa Shriner's Hospital, 12502 North Pine Drive, Tampa, Fla. 33612 or the Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida, Inc., P.O. Box 9778, Naples, Fla. 34101. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Robert J. Madden
Robert J. Madden of Naples, Fla., Villas, N.J. and Havertown, Pa., passed away, Saturday, December 23, 2000. He was an active golfer and sportsman, past president of Cape May Tuna Club, member of Royal Woods Golf Club, captain of the sports fisherman "Shamrock". He was a senior agent of AAA mid-Atlantic. He is survived by loving wife, Ellen; children, Robert J. Jr., Ellenanne Schultz and Kelly Geary; five grandchildren, Dustin, Ian, Bobby, Matthew and Devon; brothers, John and Thomas; and sister, Cindy Long. Services and interment will be held in Havertown, Pa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthews House, 2001 Airport Road South, Naples, Fla. 34112. Do as he did, take a child fishing in his memory.

Robert Joseph "Bob" Egan
Robert Joseph "Bob" Egan, 79, of Naples, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2001 at his residence. Mr Egan was a member of the Atlantic Fleet, USCG during WW II. He attended General Motors Institute of Technology in Flint, MI. He was Second Ward City Commissioner from 1956 to 1958 and Mayor from 1958 to1960. Survivors include his beloved wife of 58 years, Christine; a daughter, Christine (Tina) Francisco; and son, Captain Bob Egan; a sister, Margaret Horsken; one grandson, Aaron Potter; and two great-grand- children. Memorial services will be held Thursday, May 24, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. at the Naples Funeral Home, 3107 Davis Blvd. Family requests that donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. Naples Funeral Home 775-4255

Robert K. Sykora
Robert K. Sykora, 76, of Bonita Springs and St. Joseph, Mich., died at his Michigan home of the complications of diabetes on Sunday, March 4, 2001. He and his family had been winter visitors to Vanderbilt Beach and Bonita Springs for 34 years. Mr. Sykora was raised in St. Joseph. He spent a plebe summer at the United States Military Academy in 1942, but received a medical discharge. During WW II, he served his country as a radioman in the U.S. Air Force in Guyana and Trinidad. He earned a BS degree and MBA from the University of Michigan before beginning his career at Whirlpool Corporation from which he retired in 1988 as General Management Information Systems. Bob was a faithful member of Rotary, having over 30 years perfect attendance. In Bonita Springs, he attended the Wednesday Morning Rotary and St. Mary's Episcopal Church. He is survived by his wife, Dee, whom he married June 23, 1951. Their daughters, Ann Palenske, Jane Kropaczewski; and sons, Robert D., John, and Tim; survive as do 14 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7th, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in St. Joseph, Mich. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Mary's in Bonita Springs. Memorials are requested to St. Paul's, St. Mary's or Hospice. Starks-Menchinger Family Funeral Services 616-983-6758

Robert L. Gilbert, M.D.
Robert L. Gilbert, M.D. died suddenly May 2, 2001 of cardiac arrhythmia at Naples Community Hospital where he was recovering from a heart attack. Dr. Gilbert was 84. Dr. Gilbert and his wife, Martha retired to Florida in 1981 from his 33 year practice as an Internist in La Crosse, WI. After becoming a resident of Bentley Village in Naples, Dr. Gilbert assumed the responsibilities of Medical Director, a post he filled until the early 1990's. His retirement in South Florida was filled with golf, bridge and enjoyment of the culture and climate of the Naples Community. Bob and Martha celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Bentley Village in 1991. The celebration was held in the East Clubhouse and reunited the entire Gilbert Family for the first time in 25 years. Martha passed away December 24, 1996. Dr. Gilbert is survived by his four children, Elizabeth of Seattle, WA, James of Bothell, WA Richard of San Francisco, CA and Robert of Madison, WI; and four grandchildren, Katie of Hollywood, CA, Sarah Francis of Deerfield Beach, FL, Alison of New York, NY and Kevin of Okemos, MI; and nephew, Albert Mowry of Warren, RI. A memorial service is planned for Dr. Gilbert, Thursday, June 14th at Bentley Village, Naples FL.

Robert Ludlum
Robert Ludlum, 73, of Naples, passed away Monday, March 12, 2001. Born in Summit, N.J., he moved to Naples in 1984 from Connecticut. Robert was an honorably discharged veteran serving in the Marine Corps and a world renowned novelist and author. Robert is survived by his wife, Karen; two sons, Michael of New Jersey and Jonathan of Colorado; his daughter, Glynis of New England; and his step-son, Michael of Florida. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jeffrey, James and Shannon. He was predeceased by his first wife, Mary in 1996. At his request, there will be no services, however, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Women's Cancer Care Foundation, 711 East 13th Street, Whitefish, Mont. 59937. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Robert Marvin "Robbie" Robinson
Robert Marvin "Robbie" Robinson of Naples, FL and formerly of Sterling, IL, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2001. Robert was born April 6, 1915, son of Samuel Foster Robinson and Laura Jane Egan Robinson in rural Lebanon, MO. He attended elementary school in Fairwich, MO in the Ozarks where he was born. He went to high school in Competition, MO. His undergraduate college work was at Southwest Missouri State University at Springfield graduating in 1937. He attained his Masters at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Robert taught high school and coached football and basketball in Lebanon, MO and Hammond, IN. He then started working for Gregg Publishing Company selling text books to high schools and colleges in the state of Michigan. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1942 as a seaman apprentice and was discharged in 1945 as a lieutenant commander. He served the greater part of his duty in the South Pacific. He was a survivor of the destroyer USS Noah, which was sunk in the South Pacific. He and Leora Jane Grubb were married in November 11, 1944 when he returned from the South Pacific. Robert and Jane met in Whiting, IN when he was teaching at George Rogers Clark High School in 1942. She was living with her parents and teaching school in the Calumet area. Robert was in the Board of Trade for five years and joined DeKalb Feeds in 1953 and started the plant in Rock Falls, IL with Herman Cortelyou, founder of the DeKalb Plant in Illinois. In 1961, Cortelyou retired because of ill health and Robert took over as president of DeKalb Feeds and guided it until 1985 when he retired. An ESOP was formed and the employees took over DeKalb Feeds. Robert and Jane built a home in Sterling, IL in 1953. While Robbie was in business, he was a member and president of the Sterling Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a member of the Board of Directors of the Sterling Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Board of Directors of the American Feed Manufacturers and Industry. He was a member of the Board of Community General Hospital, a member of the Board of Trustees of the First Congregational Church in Sterling, a member of the Board of Directors of First National Bank of Sterling. He was co-chairman of the United Way of Sterling and Rock Falls, a member of the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of the Sauk Valley area. He was also a member and president of Rock River Country Club, Lions Club and Rotary. In 1969, the Robinsons purchased an apartment in Naples where Jane spent the winters while Robbie commuted from his business on weekends until his retirement in 1985. He was an avid golfer and fisherman. In Naples, he and Jane were members of the Wilderness Country Club, Royal Palm Country Club, Imperial Country Club, and Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. His survivors include his wife, Jane of over 56 years; his son, Richard and his family; and his daughter, Susan and her family. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister; and two brothers. A service of remembrance will be held at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North on Friday, April 6, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. William H. Vinson Jr., officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Robbie's memory would be appreciated to the American Lung Association. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Robert W. Seybold
Robert W. Seybold, 72, of Naples and Cincinnati, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 20, 2001. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of Robert and Mildred Seybold. He was the President of the Seybold Company, Cincinnati, OH. He was a life-member of Kenwood Country Club, Cincinnati, past member of the YPO (young presidents Club) at finally the 49ers Cincinnati Presidents Club. In Naples he is a member of Kensington Country Club. He enjoyed boating, fishing, skiing, golfing, hunting and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. Seybold; step-daughter, Susan Marie (Jeff) Fuller of Orlando; step-son, Gordon (Kimberly) Krause of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; brother, Richard Seybold; grandchildren, Will Fuller, Emma Krause and Alison Seybold; aunt, Lucille Richardson and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples on Friday, February 23, 2001 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. A funeral service will begin at 3:30 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to The American Diabetes Association, 1101 North Lake Destiny Road No. 415, Maitland, Fla. 32751-7105. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Ruth Clarke Yag
Ruth Clarke Yag, 66, of Naples, died Monday, April 16, 2001. Mrs. Yag had lived in Concord, MA before moving to Naples 13 years ago. She was also a part-time resident of Cashiers, NC. Ruth had been a volunteer at Naples Community Hospital for many years. She enjoyed painting and photography and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a proud and dedicated wife and mother, and a best friend to many. She is survived by her husband, William H. Yag. She was a devoted mother to Michael (Margaret) Yag of Duluth, GA; Cathryn (William) Duffy of Clarence, NY; and Cyndi Yag-Howard, MD and Corey Howard, MD of Naples. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Erin, Amy, Caitlain, Brendan, Bryan, Aubrey, Bradley and Benjamin, and her sister, Lois (William) Phelps of Naples; and her mother-in-law, Nell Putnam of Naples.Rlatives and friends are invited to call Thursday, April 19, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road. A memorial service will follow at 7:00 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the National Lymphedema Network, Latham Square, 1611 Telegram Avenue, Suite 1111, Oakland, CA 94612 or Hospice of Naples, Inc., 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Ruth Howard Garrett
Ruth Howard Garrett of Naples, passed away March 7, 2001. She was the beloved mother of Mary Martin and Marjorie Faulkner of Naples, Robert Garrett of Bonners Ferry, ID and the late Ruth Kessler and Charles Howard Garrett. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. in the Village Chapel on the Campus of North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette Road, Naples. In Honor of Ruth's life, the Naomi Circle will host a reception in the Community Building following the service. She will be buried with her late husband and son at Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Uniontown, PA. Donations in her memory may be made to North Naples United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Ruth Sanford Baker Gamble
Ruth Sanford Baker Gamble, 92, of Naples, died December 1, 2000 at Premier Place at the Glenview. Mrs. Gamble was born on May 24, 1908 in New Haven, Conn. At about the age of two, she was adopted by Charlotte Sanford Baker who was a teacher, benefactor and principal at the Spence School for Girls in New York City. Mrs. Gamble was educated at the Spence School and was graduated in 1926. She attended Pine Manor and then went to photography school in New York City. During the latter 1920's and in the 1930's, Mrs. Gamble was a professional photographer in New York City. In 1941, she married Joseph Nixon Gamble. She continued her association with the Spence School and served as a member of the Board of Trustees from 1959 until 1963. Having spent winters in the Southwest Florida area since the early 1960's, Mrs. Gamble and her husband moved to Naples from New York City permanently in 1978. Surviving family members include her two children, William R. Gamble and his wife, Dolores of Naples, and Pamela G. Phillips and her husband, Cary of Marietta, Ga.; and two grandchildren, Tate Phillips of Mari- etta, Ga. and Matthew Phillips of Denver, Colo. She was preceded in death by her adopted brother, Eliot Spence Baker in 1974; and by her husband, Joseph Nixon Gamble in 1994. A memorial service and inurnment will be at Trinity-By-The-Cove Episcopal Church on Friday, December 8th at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Spence School, c/o the Alumni Office, 22 East 91st Street, New York, N.Y. 10128. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Sally P. Schulenburg
Sally P. Schulenburg (nee Perry) died Friday, January 12, 2001. Beloved wife of Ralph E. Schulenburg; dear mother of William Schulenburg (Suzy) and John Schulenburg (Betsy) of Basking Ridge N.J.; grandmother of six; sister of Peter Perry (Judy) of Naples, Fla.; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend. Memorial services were held Monday, January 15, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at family owned Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Road, Kirkwood, Mo. Internment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Louis PI BETA PHI Alumni Club Charities, 7730 Corondelet Suite 333, St. Louis, Mo. 63105.

Sherman Perry
Sherman Perry, 83, of Naples and formerly of Flint, MI, died Sunday, May 6, 2001. Sherman worked for General Motors and retired after 32 years of service. Sherman moved to Naples with his loving wife, Eleanor in 1982. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; son, Douglas (Cathie) Perry of Gains, MI; two step-daughters, Sandra (John) Jacobson of Peoria IL and Gail Smith of Naples; two grandsons, Dan (Kelly) Smith of Peoria, IL and Mike (Dawn) Smith of Birmingham, AL. Sherman was preceded in death by 12 siblings. Services are to be held in Michigan at a later date. Memorial contributions in Sherman's name may be to the charity of your choice.

Stanley Lee May
Stanley Lee May, 74, long-time resident of Naples and Evanston, Ill., currently residing in Madison, Wis., died Monday, March 19, 2001 Beloved husband of Helen (nee Nellos); loving father of Chelley (Ron) Mosoff, Alan (Amy) May, Risa (Brad) McPherson, and Ellanna May (Michael) Gassman; special step-father of David (Mary) and Douglas (Andrea) Hoerr; proud grandfather of Adam, Sarah, Jonathan, Elizabeth, Max and Freddie; dear brother of David (Frances) and Maurice, both of Miami; former husband of Aviva May. Services Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. at Temple Jeremiah, Northfield, Ill. Interment Shalom Memorial Park, Arlington Heights, Ill. For information: The Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel 800-288-5701

Stuart MacGregor Place
Stuart MacGregor Place, born in Rockville Centre, N.Y., a resident of Dallas, Texas, and a long-time South Bend, Ind. community leader, died February 28, 2001 in Houston, Texas. For most of his professional career he lived in South Bend, where he served as general agent for Aetna Life and Casualty Company. He was an Elder of the First Presbyterian Church of South Bend and he was an active member of a number of organization boards including the Michiana Arts and Sciences Council, which he served as president, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra Association and the Firefly Festival of the Performing Arts. In 1984 he was appointed by Gov. Robert D. Orr to serve on the board of the Indiana Arts Commission. In 1988 he was honored by Gov. Orr as a Sagamore of the Wabash. After moving to Dallas, Texas he became an active member of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, serving on its Session and as chairman of numerous committees. Several years ago he conceived the idea of creating a columbarium to be erected in the church courtyard. That project has just now been completed, and he will be the first to be inurned there. He is survived by his beloved wife, Bette, his daughter, Amy McCreary of Dallas, a sister, Ruby Haag of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and three children by ariage: David Hawkins and his wife, Christi of Plano, Texas, Mimi Blankenship and her husband, Matt of Austin, Texas and Andrew Hawkins of Austin, Texas. He cherished his grandchildren, Margaret Coffey, Heather McCreary and Christopher McCreary, all of Dallas; Michael, Katie and Stephen Hawkins of Plano; and Mathew, Travis, Natalie and Madeline Blankenship of Austin. Memorial services will be held in the sanctuary of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, 9800 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75230 at 2:00 p.m., March 25th. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be sent to the Columbarium Fund at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church or the Lorena Collier Fund, MD Anderson Cancer Hospital, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030.

Susan A. Toth
Susan A. Toth passed away February 1, 2001. She was 45. She was preceded in death by both her parents, Joseph and Francis Toth. Sue was a friend and a devoted employee of Jeff Wilson Pools Service, where she was working as office manager until her death. Born in Hobart, Ind. in 1955, Sue went on to Brookfield, Ohio where she attended school and graduated from Brookfield High. After moving to Naples in November of 1993 she joined the hospitality staff at the Ritz Carlton, where she made many friends. She will be remembered by all as a kind and generous woman. Sue will be sadly missed by family and friends and by her two companions, Cody and Maxwell. Contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund in memory of Sue Toth at 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, Md. 20852 or 800-638-8299. Funeral arrangements by Fuller Funeral Home, Pine Ridge Road, Naples.

Taide Zamora
Taide Zamora, 26, of Immokalee, Fla., died Saturday, January 20, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Laura Zamora of Immokalee; his father, Luis Zamora of Mexico; his mother, Rosa Maria Zamora of Mexico; daughter, Arlette Zamora; sisters, Maria Vacques of Immokalee and Estella Hurtaea Zamora of Mexico; and brother, Jamie Zamora of Immokalee. Calling hours will be Wednesday, January 24th, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Brister Funeral Home. Services will be Thursday, January 25th, 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Ettore Rubin, officiating. Burial at Lake Trafford Memorial Gardens. Brister Funeral Home, Immokalee in charge of arrangements.

Tamara Leathco Nixon
Tamara Leathco Nixon, 25, of Naples, died very unexpectedly April 28, 2001 in Ocala, FL. Tamara was born and raised in Naples and attended Lely High School. Survivors include her husband, Jason Nixon; her daughter, Samantha Jean Leathco; her son, Jadon Dacee Nixon; her mother, Rebecca Snow Kern; her mother's companion, Gary Boling; her sister, Sherri Cribbs (Paul) Olson and children, Apollo, Matthew, Jonathan, and Stephanie; her brother, Richard (Rex) Cribbs and his family; her maternal grandmother, Marcella (Robert) Coe; and maternal grandfather, Austin (Patricia) Snow, all of Naples. Also surviving is her father, James Leathco; and paternal grandparents, Mattie Ann and William T. Dillender, all of Tennessee. The family will receive friends tonight, Wednesday, May 2, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel, 2011 Pine Ridge Road with a funeral service to follow at 8:00 p.m. with Rev. Don Sherman, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tamara Nixon Children's Fund at any AmSouth Bank. Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel 597-8888

Tassie Copetas
Tassie Copetas of Naples and formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away Friday April 27, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Peter Copetas; sister of the late Neokle Maroule and Anna M. George; aunt of Paul A. and Beth George; and Stephen A. and Lynn George; great-aunt of Gregory A. George. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Pittsburgh, PA at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts or St. Katherine's Greek Orthodox Church. Arrangements by John A. Freyvogel, Inc., 4900 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Thelma A. Hughey
Thelma A. Hughey, 82, of Naples, departed this life on June 16, 2001. Born in Grundy County, IA, she was the daughter of Thomas and Estelle Trepp. Mrs. Hughey was formerly of Skokie, IL until moving to Naples in 1973. She was an Elder, Deacon and member of the choir in Moorings Presbyterian Church, Naples. During her life-time, she contributed much to hospital auxiliaries and was a Hospital Lay Visitor. She was a member of PEO, Royal Poinciana Golf Club, and the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. She was a devoted and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She is survived by her husband, M. Stanley Hughey of Naples; three daughters, Shirley (Gary) Roubinek of Naples, Irene (Don) Oliver of Lake Bluff, IL and Ginny (Jim) Minch of Caledonia, IL. By marriage, she is survived by son, Thomas (Cheryl) Hughey of New Canaan, CT; daughter, Linda (Jay) Holt of Wilmette, IL; and son, Michael (Kathy) Hugh- ey of Wilmette, IL; 16 grandchildren, Brett, Stacy, Craig, Laura, Kyle, Beth, Kimberly, Chris, Matt, Ellie, Genie, Andrew, Scott, Robert, Jeff and Becky; five great-grandchildren, Erin, Hannah, Devon, Taylor and Thomas. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Henry D. Ferguson; her daughter, Barbara Ferguson; and by marriage, a daughter, Karen Childs; and a granddaughter, Laura Childs. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. in Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in her memory to Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples, FL 34103. A heartfelt thank you to all of Thelma's "Special Angels" for their love and support. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Thelma Rastetter
Thelma Rastetter, 88, of Bonita Springs, died Tuesday, January 2, 2001. Formerly of Ravenna, Ohio, she moved to this area 1979. She was born February 1, 1912 in Alliance, Ohio, the daughter of Elmo and Edna May Davis. She was an avid golfer and a member of Twin Lakes Country Club in Kent, Ohio and The Glades Country Club in Naples. In her younger years she was an avid tennis player and won the Alliance City Championship. Mrs. Rastetter is survived by her children, Sharon Rossborough of Bonita Springs, Fla., Cathy (R. Chix) Miller of Macon, Ga. and Rolly (Charlotte) Rastetter of Canton, Ohio; her grandchildren, James Burnett of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Jeff (Caroline) Miller of Macon, Ga., Stacy Miller of New York City, N.Y. and Rob Rastetter of Canton, Ohio; and one great-grandchild, McClain Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, William B. Rastetter; her daughter, Bonnie Kay; and her brother, Rollin Davis. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the charity of one's choice. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Thomas B. Byers
Thomas B. Byers, 84, of Naples, Fla., passed away December 22, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; his son, Tommy; daughter-in-law, Ruby. No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105.

Thomas J. Salb
Thomas J. Salb, 79, of Naples, died Tuesday, April 10, 2001. Mr. Salb was born in Jasper, IN, served in the U.S. Marine Corps and then attended the University of Arizona. He joined Bulkley Dunton Pulp Company in New York City in 1949 and in 1965 joined Gottesman Central National Corp as Senior Vice President. In 1980 he formed his own company, Salb Inc., acting as agent for pulp and paper producers both domestic and foreign. He came to Naples from Sag Harbor, NY in 1976 and retired in 1991. He was a member of Audubon Country Club, The Moorings Country Club, The Forum Club, a life-member of the American Legion, life-member of the Knights of Columbus, life-member of the Disabled American Veterans, secretary of the Phi Gamma Delta Southwest Alumni Group, Secretary of The Other Voice of Naples, a Laryngectomee group. Mr. Salb is a member of St. William Church. He is survived by his beloved wife, Audrey and sons, T. Jeffrey of Norfolk, VA; J. Scott of Fairfield, CT; and R. Christopher of Lexington, VA; and five grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Dr. J. P. Salb of Jasper, IN; and Naples; and his sister, Mrs. Glenn Gramelspacher of Jasper, IN. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at St. William Church. In place of flowers, donations may be made to The Other Voice of Naples, c/o Cathleen Bergin, 400 Eighth Street North, Naples, FL 34102 or the American Cancer Society. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Thomas Vandiveer Porter III
Thomas Vandiveer Porter III, 70, died in an automobile accident in Casa Blanca, Chile on Friday, March 30, 2001. He was born in Jacksonville, FL on December 16, 1930. He was a graduate of the University of Florida, Class of 1953, where he was a member of the SAE Fraternity. In 1952, he married Tonie Benson at St. Ann Catholic Church. He served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force in Korea. Upon his return, he was devoted to his family and to his chosen home, Naples, Florida. As a young man, he was a member of the Naples Jaycees and was involved in the transfer of the county seat from Everglades City to Naples. He served on the Collier County Mosquito Control Board from 1963 to 1986. An Independent Insurance Agent, he was president of B.I.A. for many years. He was Chairman of the Board of the Mercantile Bank of Naples, a charter member of Naples Bay Rotary, a member of the Elk's Club, past president of the Collier County Historical Society and an active Master Gardener. He was a charter member of the Naples Sailing Club, a member of the Naples Yacht Club and the Moorings Country Club. Never lacking enthusiasm, his interests included golf, travel, antique cars and toys of all kinds. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he was a kind man, a friend to many and a teacher to some. He is survived by his wife, Tonie (Benson); his children, Clarice (Reesa Truesdall), Thomas (Van), Christina (Chrissie Forbes) and John. His greatest joys were his grandchildren, Heather and Lizzy Truesdall, Almee, Thomas and Robbie Porter and Jonathan and Anna Porter. Also surviving Mr. Porter are his sister, Virginia Carroll; and nephews, Robin Carroll and Bill Goodloe. Relatives and friends are invited to call Tuesday, April 17th at Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Resurrection will be held at St. Ann Catholic Church, 475 Ninth Avenue South, Wednesday, April 18th at 11:00 a.m. A reception for family and friends will be held at the Naples Yacht Club following the service. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville. Memorial contributions may be made to Naples Bay Rotary Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1852, Naples, FL 34106.uler Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Thomas W. "Tommy" Stewart
Thomas W. "Tommy" Stewart, 44, of Naples, died accidentally Saturday, March 17, 2001. Born and raised in Naples, he is survived by his two children, Wesley Arthur Stewart and Evan Wade Stewart; and his former wife, Deonna Stewart of Humboldt, Tenn.; his sister, Joan Stewart; his brother, James A. "Jimmy" Stewart Jr.; and his sister in-law, Karen Stewart, all of Naples. Also surviving are two nieces, Jennifer Hudson and Allison Stewart. He was preceded in death by his parents, Viola and J. Arthur Stewart; and grandparents, Alice and Capt. Charles W. "Pops" Stewart. Relatives and friends may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Wednesday (tonight) from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, 1:00 p.m. at Naples Memorial Gardens. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

Vera Marie Smith
Vera Marie Smith of Ft. Myers, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2001. She was born on Marco Island on November 1, 1911 to Dan Kirkland and Rosa Lee Carroll. In 1927 she married her late husband, Jesse Smith. She lived in Naples until 1992 when she moved to Ft. Myers to live with her daughter, Stella. Mrs. Smith is survived by two sons, Harry and George; two daughters, Nancy Salter and Stella Johnson; 21 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, James Smith. Friends may call on the family on Thursday, July 12, 2001 at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Services will take place on Friday, July 13, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Peace at Naples Memorial Gardens, 586 111th Avenue North. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-123

Vernon Earl Avant
Vernon Earl Avant, 76, died Monday, December 11, 2000 in Naples, Fla. He had been a resident of Naples for the past 20 years. Mr. Avant moved to Naples from greater Atlanta, Ga. after retiring from a 32 year career as a chief engineer for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). He served in the Air Force during WW II and was an active ham radio operator. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 1782 of Naples. He is survived by his wife, Mildred S. Avant of Naples, Fla.; daughter, Mary Ann (Mark) McDonald of Lithonia, Ga.; brother, Lloyd (Alice) Avant of Ames, Iowa; brother, Gene (Lois) Avant; and sister, Ruby Hearns, both of Kannapolis, N.C.; sister, Ruth Talbert of Belmont N.C.; two grandchildren, Erin and Kevin; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 14th at 1:00 p.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

Virginia C. "MooMoo" Madden
Virginia C. "MooMoo" Madden, 83, of Naples, Fla., passed away on December 21, 2000. She was a veteran of WWII. She is survived by her beloved daughter, Denise Britton-Morris; son-in-law, Robert Morris Jr.; brother, Bernard Raff; best friend, Mildred Struck; family friend, Linda Lines; and nieces, Diane Brock and Pat Robson. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 28, 2000 at the Naples Funeral Home, 3107 Davis Blvd. NAPLES FUNERAL HOME 775-4255

Virginia M. Henderson
Virginia M. Henderson, 81, passed away May 22, 2001. A native of New Castle, DE and 30 year resident of Marco Island. She is survived by her children, Candy Alford, Greg Henderson, Jack Henderson; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Lorell Ward of New Castle, DE; and many friends. A service will be held Saturday, June 2nd from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 South Barfield Drive, Marco Island. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Lung Association in her memory.

Walter "Wally" Clark
Walter "Wally" Clark, 98, died early Tuesday morning. He moved to Naples in 1978 maintaining his summer home in Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich. He was a graduate of St. Lawrence University and held an MBA and two honorary degrees from Harvard. After a brief stint as a professional jazz band drummer in Boston, he moved to Detroit in the inauspicious autumn of 1929 to seek his fortune as a stockbroker. Eventually times got better and his career lasted 55 years. He was a superb golfer and bowler and in his later years, his prowess at gin rummy was legendary. He won the Michigan Seniors Golf title in 1952, was champion of his bowling league at the Detroit Athletic Club for many years, and a member of its Interclub Team. He joined the Masonic order in 1923 and became a Shriner. He was a great father and a devoted husband for 65 years. He is survived by his wife, Marion; her sons, John and Sloane Barbour; his son, Skip; and his granddaughter, Emilie. A memorial gathering will be held at Country Club Manor on Friday at 5:00 p.m. No flowers please.

Walter L. Keller
Walter L. Keller, a resident of Naples, Fla. since 1959, passed away suddenly March 11, 2001 at the age of 69. Walter was born on September 29, 1931 in Peoria, Ill. to parents, Charlie and Annie Keller. Walter served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. In 1959 he graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in architecture. His architectural vision helped shape the face of Naples today. His designs include hundreds of commercial and residential landmarks in Naples such as The Village on Venetian Bay, The Plaza on Third Street, The Corner Building (and many more buildings on Third Street South), Neapolitan Way Shopping Center, the Naples Bath and Tennis Club, The World Tennis Center, the Edith Collier Sproul Trust Building, the N.A.B.O.R. Building and five DeVoe automobile dealerships. His residential designs included: Lely Country Club, Lely Classics Country Club, Pelican Bay Country Club, Bay Terrace, The Contessa, Ship's Landing, Waterside I-IV, Hibiscus Point, individual private residences and many others too numerous to mention. Walter was a corporate member of the American Institute of Architects and the Southwest Florida Chapter A.I.A. He served in the past as President of the Naples Chamber of Commerce. Civic activities included serving as Chairman of the Naples Building Code Board of Appeals as well as holding numerous leadership roles in dozens of civic endeavors. His list of pro bono designs for local charities is extensive. Walter Keller is survived by his wife, Polly; his children, Nancy Keller Stetson, and Mike Keller; his step-sons Charles and Shaun Kelly; his siblings, Charles, Jim and Bob Keller, Doris Howe and Alice Mae Cartwright. Walter was adored and cherished by ten grandchildren, Kristin, Kurt and Matthew Keller, Blaise Stetson, Kyle and Paige Kelly, Miranda and Mitchell Kelly and Jared and Kelsey Lipman. Services will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooringline Drive, Naples. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the David Lawrence Foundation Restoring and Rebuilding Lives Campaign, 6075 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples, Fla. 34116. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

Wesley Leroy Williams
Wesley Leroy Williams, born December 16, 1967 passed in to the loving arms of the Lord April 20, 2001. Wesley worked and attended school in both Lee and Collier County. He is survived by his father, Roy Williams and Diane Cornelison; his mother, Pauline Usher (Gary) Usher; his sister, Mary Getter (Forest), their children, Megan, Linc and Lance; his sister, Tara Cornelison; brother, Roy Jones; Shawn and Shannon Usher; as well as grandparents, Rita Brundage and Charles; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Memorial service to be held Thursday, April 26, 2001, 5:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home 3654 Palm Beach Blvd. Ft. Myers, FL.

Wesley Usher
Wesley Usher, 83, passed away January 10, 2001 in the arms of his beloved wife, Mildred, in Tampa, Fla. due to heart and diabetes diseases. Wes, a son and grandson of Oregon pioneers, Herman Perry Usher (Bertha Lavane Olson) of Deer Island, Ore. was born November 26, 1917, St. Helens, Ore. He dropped out of school early, rode the rails, served with the C.C.C. Camps, helping build roads and parks in the northwest during the Depression. Later, prior to WW II he enlisted and served with the 4th Marines (Marine Corps Band) in Shang-hai, China, 1938, working with a Special Services unit entertaining the troops in Southeast Asia/Pacific. At completion of his eight years of WW II duty he continued as a civilian his career in Vaudeville, et al as a musician, composer, comic/emcee. Later he incorporated all his artistic skills into a professional clown act (Medals the Klown) traveling and working all over the U.S. until his death. He lived a full and very interesting life and brought a lot of joy to others. He was a True Joey to the world, he will be missed. Surviving is his wife, Mildred; her sons, Ron, Gary, Dan Mac Duffie and wives; and numerous grandchildren, all of Tampa, Fla.; son, Gary Brian Usher (Pauline); grandsons, Shannon Tracy, Shawn Brian, Wesley Williams; granddaughter, Mary (Williams) Getter, all of Naples/Ft. Myers, Fla. area; cousins, Perry and Gordon Olson of Oregon; nephew, Robert Usher of Culver, Ore.; niece and other extended family members, in-laws and outlaws living in Oregon, and Alaska. Wes was cremated by National Cremation Society and his ashes will be placed to sea at his request, by his step-son, Ron at a later date. Military services were held January 13, 2001 in Tampa, Fla. at Lopez Veterans Home. Flower-cards, donations, etc. can be sent to: Mildred Usher, 11401 Donna Avenue, Tampa, Fla. 33617 or DAV National Headquarters.

William C. Conger
William C. Conger, 58, of Naples, died Friday, May 18, 2001. Mr. Conger had lived in Claremore, OK before moving to Naples in 1988. He formerly owned William C. Conger Plastering in Miami for many years and owned Conger Home Maintenance here in Naples. He is survived by Carol Fay Conger, wife of 33 years; and their children, William "Butch" (Pam) Conger Jr. of Claremore, OK, David (Jeannie) Conger of Colbert, GA and Kelly Conger of Naples. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Clint, Aaron and Garrett Conger, and James "Jessie" Crouse III. Friends are invited to call Thursday, May 24th from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road. A funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. Interment private. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

William H. Hoyer
William H. Hoyer, 91, of Bonita Springs, died March 12, 2001 at his residence after a brief illness. Mr. Hoyer had been a resident of Bonita Springs since 1970 coming from Dayton, Ohio. He was a member of Community Congregational United Church of Christ of Naples and for over 20 years was an accountant with the City of Dayton Water Department. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge No. 0147-1861 of Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Hoyer is survived by his brother, John Hoyer of Estero, Fla.; daughter-in-law, J. Rae Hoyer of Bonita Springs; and granddaughter, Tondya Hoyer, also of Bonita Springs. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Hoyer, August 21, 1981; and his son, Dr. David Hoyer, January 6, 2001. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 15, 2001 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Dr. Charles Lewis, Pastor of Community Congregational United Church of Christ, officiating. Entombment will be in Dayton, Ohio. The family requests memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Ft. Myers, Fla. 33908 in memory of Mr. Hoyer. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978

William H. Knight
William H. Knight, 83, of Naples, died Monday, January 15, 2001. Formerly of Washington, D.C. and Terre Haute, Ind., he had been a resident of Naples since 1970. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II, having served in the 101st Airborne. Mr. Knight is survived by his wife of 43 years, Dorothy; his children, Elizabeth (Tim) Dawson of Springfield, Ill., Eric Knight of Bonita Springs, Fla., Terry (Steve) Butterworth of Naples, Fla., and Sandy (Jamie) Shedden of Naples, Fla.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be announced. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the National World War II Memorial, American Battle Monuments Commission, Attn: GR048, P.O. Box 96074, Washington, D.C. 20090-6074. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000

William James McGregor
William James McGregor of Bethesda, Md., died Monday, January 1, 2001. He was a graduate of Duquesne University, studied at Harvard University and Allegheny College. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and was treasurer/business manager for 25 years at St. John's College High School and bookstore manager for six years. Mr. McGregor was the beloved husband of Grace McGregor; father of Bill (Debbie), Tom (Anita) and Bernie (Beth) McGregor, Mary (Peter) Fisher and Jim (Mari-lynn) McGregor; brother of Lois Magel and Thomas McGregor and the late Edward and John Robert McGregor; grandfather of Kristen, Kortney, Kalynne, Tommy, Monica, Michelle, Maura, Shane, Patrick, James, Shannon, Reilly, Kelsey. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring, Md., Friday, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church, 9601 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, Md., Saturday, January 6th at 10:00 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's College High School, 2607 Military Road, NW, Washington, D.C. 20015, DeMatha Catholic High School, 4313 Madison Street, Hyattsville, Md. 20781 or St. Jane de Chantal School or CYO, 9525 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, Md. 20814.

William Joseph Brown
William Joseph Brown, 84, of Naples, Fla. and North East, Pa., died Monday, March 5, 2001 after a lengthy illness. Born in Detroit, Mich., son of William J. and Sadie Brown. Mr. Brown had been a seasonal resident of Naples since 1985 where he lived in Turtle Lakes. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Nevis Brown; daughter, Sandra Lew Hotes of California.; step-son, Philip Bonker of Chapel Hill, N.C.; brother, Robert Brown of Naples, Fla.; and sister, Lucille Reynolds of Erie, Pa. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611

William M. Harding
William M. Harding, a resident of Naples since 1990, died Saturday, January 13, 2001. He was born in Dayton, Ohio, September 13, 1934 to the late Wilbur Thomas and Bina Stinchcomb Harding. A pioneer in the regional shopping center business. Mr. Harding joined May Centers, Inc., a division of The May Department Stores Company, St. Louis, Mo. in 1957. He was instrumental in the development of May's 28 regional shopping centers across the United States and retired as president and CEO in 1981. He then joined Alexander Hagen Development in Los Angeles, Calif. as a principal until 1986. Mr. Harding earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio in 1956 and was a graduate of Fairview White High School, Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Harding is survived by his loving wife, Sherri Bradley Harding and his daughter, Beth Miller. He will be dearly missed by his sister-in-law, Lesli Bradley Barc; his two nephews, Bradley and Tyler Barc; and his wife's parents, Wilbur and Patsy Bradley. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 990 First Avenue South, Suite, 200, Naples, Fla. 34102.

William O. Slenker Jr.
William O. Slenker Jr. of Naples, passed away at his home on July 9, 2001 after a long illness. Born in Denver, CO on April 29, 1923, he grew up in Chicago, IL. He proudly served in World War II in the 306th Bomb Group stationed in Thurleigh, England. On his fifth mission over Germany, his B-17 was shot down over Belgium and he was courageously hidden by a Belgium family who nursed his wounds and cared for him for seven months. Upon his return to the U.S. he was stationed near St. Louis, MO, where he met Jeanne, the love of his life for 56 wonderful years. They lived and raised their family in St. Louis, MO, where they were members of Christ Memorial Lutheran Church. Bill was a life-time member of the 306th Bomb Group Historical Society and The Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society. He is survived by his loving wife; two sons and their spouses and four grandchildren, William and Annie of Alexandria, VA, granddaughters, Christina and Katie; Daniel and Molly of St. Louis, MO, grandson, Brian and granddaughter, Betsy. At his request a service will be held in St. Louis at a later date where his interment will be at the Lakewood Park Cemetery in Affton, MO. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Hospice of Naples, Inc., 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. Beachwood Society 261-1767

William P. Sills
William P. Sills of Naples, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Dale Sills; three sons, Michael, Ed and Phillip; one sister, Lois Price; two grandchildren, Steven and Will; and one great-granddaughter, Skylar. Friends may call on the family Wednesday, March 7, 2001 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel. A service of remembrance will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mt. Dora Children's Home, Mt. Dora, Fla. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237

William T. Dresher
William T. Dresher, 74, of Naples, died February 15, 2001. Born on December 7, 1926, he was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Marlene Y. Dresher; two daughters, Heidi R. Barrett (Brian) and Yvonne Fuzer; two grandchildren, Sonia and Ryan; and many relatives in Pennsylvania. A prayer service and burial will be at 9:00 a.m., Friday, February 23rd at Naples Memorial Gardens. Please make donations to Heart or Cancer Associations. National Cremation Society is assisting in final arrangements.

William Thomas Moore
William Thomas Moore, 50, of Bradenton, FL, passed away Monday, May 28, 2001 at Manatee Memorial Hospital after battling a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Moore of Bradenton, FL; mother, Sarah Franklin Moore of Gadsden, AL; brothers, Steven (Jeannie) Moore of Naples, FL; Kenny (Lara) Moore of Gadsden, AL, Jimmy (Sandy) Moore of Pensacola, FL, John David (Bonnie) Moore of Gadsden, AL; sisters, Margaret Odom of Mobile, AL, Helen (Jerry) Thompson, Barbara Sue Moore, Patricia Bunt, all of Gadsden, AL. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Artis Daniel "A.D." Moore. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

Yvonne Hudson Shepley
Yvonne Hudson Shepley, resident of Naples, Fla., died at home after a short illness on February 17, 2001. Mrs. Shepley was born in Independence, Kan. and was raised in Southern California. In her early twenties she embarked upon what became a highly successful modeling career, culminating in commercial television work in New York. While on a photo shoot in 1957, she met Time Magazine Washington Bureau Chief James R. Shepley. In the years that followed, Jim Shepley was named President and CEO of Time Incorporated and Mrs. Shepley eased out of modeling to travel with her husband. After Mr. Shepley's death in 1988, Mrs. Shepley moved to Naples, Fla., where she instantly became a vital part of the community. She was a member of the Naples Philharmonic League and of the Friends of Art at the Naples Museum of Art and Gallery and devoted countless hours as a volunteer for the Naples Antique Show, sponsored by Trinity-By-The-Cove Episcopal Church. She was also a member of numerous national organizations including the Smithsonian Institute and the Nature Conservancy. During the past decade, she most enjoyed traveling, spending time with her children and grandchildren and perfecting her skills at hunting and fly fishing. Mrs. Shepley is survived by her children, Chery Manniello of Huntington, N.Y., Mardelle Shepley of Bryan, Texas, Heather Shepley of Falmouth, Mass. and Genoa Shepley of Oakland, Calif.; and her grandchildren, Elisa, Emily, Ariel, Teal, Bryn and Scott. A service will be held on Friday, February 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity-By-The-Cove Episcopal Church, 553 Galleon Drive, Naples. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association (800- 242-8721). The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237


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