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John G. Schweikert, 74, of Naples, died Saturday, January 13, 2001. Formerly of Annandale, Minn., he had been a resident of Naples since 1996. He was a WW II veteran of the U.S. Navy. He retired as Plant Engineer at Minneapolis Honeywell after 40 years of service. Mr. Schweikert is survived by his wife of 47 years, Barbara; his children, Debra (Paul) Lowry of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Greg (fiance Kim Nelson) Schweikert of Billings, Mont. and Jackie Schweikert of Robbinsdale, Minn.; grandson, Troy Lowry of Princeton, Minn.; sister, Peggy Knox of Robbinsdale, Minn.; brother, Bill (Dorothy) Schweikert of Springfield, Mo. and twin sister, Jean Traeger of Robbinsdale, Minn. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Dana in 1995. A memorial Mass will be held Thursday, January 18, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. 5130 Rattlesnake-Hammock Road, Naples. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Collier County Unit, 990 First Avenue South, Suite No. 200, Naples, Fla. 34102. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: JAN 17,2001

John Graf, 68, of Naples, passed away March 31, 2001. He moved to Naples two years ago from Seaford Long Island, NY, where he worked at AT&T until retiring in 1990. John enjoyed golfing and was a life-time member of the NRA. John Graf is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter, Dianne Courtney; sons, Christopher, Ricky, John; and 12 grandchildren. There will be a memorial service in New York at a later date. Contributions may be made on Mr. Graf's behalf to the American Cancer Society, 990 First Avenue South, No. 200, Naples, FL 34102. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: APR 04,2001

John H. "Jack" Whitlock Jr., 58, of Naples, died January 17, 2001. He was born on January 13, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pa. He had lived in Naples since 1978 coming from Upper Darby, Pa. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. He is survived by his mother, Marion McClintock of Naples; his father, John H. Whitlcok Sr., of Margate, N.J.; two brothers, Ray and Robert Whitlock of Naples; one sister, Kathleen Hindman of North Wales, Pa. There will be a visitation held at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Fla. on Thursday, March 22, 2001 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. following visitation. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the American Lung Association of Gulf Coast Florida, Inc., 1436 Royal Palm Square Blvd., Fort Myers, Fla. 33919. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: MAR 21,2001

John J. Provost - A funeral service for John J. Provost will be held (today), Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Fuller Funeral Home. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: NOV 22,2000

John M. Mitsos, 47, of Estero, Fla., died January 8, 2001 at North Collier Hospital. He had been a resident of Estero since 1981 coming from Valparaiso, Ind. He was born December 17, 1953 in Gary Ind. the son of Paul J. and Mary (DeWitt) Mitsos. He was employed by BCBE Construction of Naples and was a member of the Seminole Wind Horse Club of Naples. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandy L. Mitsos; son, Michael J. Mitsos; daughter, Daria M. Mitsos, all of Estero, Fla.; his mother, Mary Mitsos of Valparaiso, Ind.; and four sisters, Jennifer Yarbarough of Indianapolis, Ind., Robin Easley of Grand Rapids, Mich., Pamela Fertitta of Herndon, Va. and Mary Mitsos of Hamilton, Mont. A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 11, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. at Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Lytell, of the Gospel Baptist Church, officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until service time. The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the Seminole Wind Horse Club, 2170 Rock Road, Naples, Fla. 34120 or the University of Miami Transplant Team, 900 NW 17th Street, Miami, Fla. 33136 in memory of John Mitsos. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: JAN 10,2001

John O. Holbrook - A funeral service for John O. Holbrook will be held (today) Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in the Fuller Funeral Home. Friends may call from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: JAN 10,2001

John W. "Jack" Hofmann, 80, of Naples, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. Formerly of White Sulfer Springs, NY, he had been a resident of Naples for the last 29 years. He was born November 9, 1920 in Prompton, PA, the son of Charles W. and Bessie Hofmann. We was a WW II veteran of the U.S. Navy and served as a police lieutenant for the Village of Liberty, NY for 15 years. Mr. Hofmann is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Irene; his children, John (Marti) Hofmann Jr. of Fair Grove, MO and Mary Lou (Albert) Sargent of Auburn, ME; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the White Sulfer Springs United Methodist Church, White Sulfer Springs, NY 12787. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: MAY 23,2001

John William Kannengieszer, 75, of Naples, died February 11, 2001. Formerly of Southampton, Pa., he had been a Naples resident since 1982. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was an active member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Loyal Order of the Moose, Elks Club, Ironwood Golf Club, VFW Post No. 6493 in Southampton. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Margaret Kannengieszer; son, John W. (Bonnie) Kannengieszer of Southampton, Pa.; daughter, Margaret (Francis) Gradel of Perkasie, Pa.; son, Brian (Karen) Kannengieszer of Jamison, Pa.; and grandchildren, Scott, Mark, Jennifer, Kurt, Carly and Dave. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 16, 2001, 9:30 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 475 Ninth Avenue South, Naples. The family suggests memorials to the Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida, Inc., P.O. Box 9778, Naples, Fla. 34101. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: FEB 14,2001

Jonnie Louise Gantt, 85, of Arcadia, FL and formerly of Marco Island, died Sunday, April 1, 2001 at Charlotte Harbor Health Care, Port Charlotte, FL. She was born September 26, 1915 in Snead's Island, FL, a daughter of the late John and Beulah (Sheffield) Whidden. She was the former owner and operator with her late husband, of Kelly Gantt's Fishing Resort, Marco Island, and was a real estate broker who in 1964, obtained her license and opened a branch in Marco for the Naples Real Estate Exchange. She later owned and operated her own real estate company on Marco Island for many years. She was previously active with the American Cancer Society, having been county chairman and secretary. She was a former member of Naples-on-the-Gulf Board of Realtors. She was the widow of Thomas Kelly Gantt; and leaves to mourn her loss; three nieces, Patricia Kilborn and Pauline Gutscher, both of Phoenix, AZ, and Beatrice Baucom of San Diego, CA; a nephew, Harry Webber, also of Phoenix; and her care- givers, Pauline and Raymond Hines of Nocatee, FL. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Clara Vickers; and her brother, Clarence Whidden. Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, April 4, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum at Naples Memorial Gardens with Rev. Raymond L. Hines, officiating. Friends may call from 12:00 Noon today until the time of services. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in Jonnie's name are asked to do so to the American Cancer Society, Collier County Unit, 990 First Avenue South, Suite 200, Naples, FL 34102 or to the American Lung Association, 1436 Royal Palm Square Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL 33919. The family is being served by the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: APR 04,2001

Joseph "Jack" J. Hartnett, 69, of Naples, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2001. He had been a resident of Naples since 1992 coming from Indianapolis, IN. Jack graduated from Creighton Prep High School in 1949 and received a BA from Creighton University in Omaha, NB. Later he completed courses for a Master of Arts Degree at the University of Nebraska. During most of Jack's work career he served as a financial executive with Eli Lilly and Company and traveled throughout the World. After retiring from Eli Lilly and Company he worked in the Judicial Department of the City of Indianapolis and later held a financial position that included fund raising for the Republican Party of Indiana. While in Naples Jack volunteered for Hospice of Naples and St. Matthews House. He was an avid supporter of Alcoholics Anonymous. Survivors include his three daughters, Sally Bradbury of Naples; Kathleen O'Donnell of Indianapolis, IN and Cynthia (Thomas) Hagopian of New Canaan, CT; his son, Stephen (Lisa) Hartnett of Rockford, MI; his two sisters, Virginia Dooling of Omaha, NB, and Eleanor (Richard) Hurd of Redding, CA; eight grandchildren; and 14 nieces and nephews. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, June 9, 2001 at 10"00 a.m. from St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the church's memorial garden. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105 or to St. Matthews House, 2011 Airport Pulling Road, Naples, FL 34105. Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel 597-8888
Ad first appeared: JUN 06,2001

Joseph Darrow, 71, passed away in Naples suddenly at his home on April 16, 2001. He was born in Jamestown, NY. He was a medic in the Medical Corp in the U.S. Army in Germany and had been a resident of Naples since 1963. He was owner of Imperial Pharmacy in Bonita Springs for 30 years, retiring eight years ago. He is survived by his loving wife, Anna (Radits) Darrow of Naples; two sons, Dr. Michael J. (Rosemary) Darrow and Paul C. (Angelia) Darrow, Esquire, both of Naples; two grandchildren, Joanna Marie and Christopher; three brothers; and one sister. The family will receive friends at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North, Naples on Thursday, April 19, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. where funeral services will take place on Friday, April 20, 2001 at 9:30 a.m. Burial will take place at Naples Memorial Gardens. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: APR 18,2001

Joseph F. DeFlavis, 81, of Naples, Fla. and formerly of Bayshore Village, Bradenton, died Saturday, March 10, 2001 surrounded by his loving children in Naples Community Hospital. Relatives and friends are invited to funeral services TODAY Wednesday, March 14, 2001 at 6:30 p.m. at the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail where a visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until time of services with the family. Memorial contributions in Joe's memory are suggested to the Parkinson's Association of Southwest Florida, Inc. 26850 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs, Fla. 34134. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: MAR 14,2001

Josephine C. Primus, 78, of East Point, Ga., died February 17, 2001. Josephine was born February 18, 1922 in Jacksonville, Fla., to Robert and Mamie Ballard. In 1939 the family moved to Ft. Myers, Fla. where Josephine graduated as valedictorian of the 1941 Dunbar High School graduating class. While in Ft. Myers, she met and married her loving and devoted husband, Jeremiah Primus. Josephine believed that "education is of the utmost importance in one's life". This belief is evidenced in her support of her husband through under graduate and graduate school, her children through high school and college, and at the age of 47, she started college. She graduated from Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Art's degree in Elementary Education and completed her Master of Science degree in Administration /Supervision at Nova University in 1981. Mrs. Primus worked as a dedicated and conscientious teacher in Lee and Collier County Public School districts for 14 years before retiring to East Point, Ga., where she continued working another five years in the Fulton County Public School System. She received numerous honors and awards for her accomplishments and volunteer service. Josephine made many life-long friends and established a special bond through which she could give and receive the encouragement necessary to live each day to its fullest. At the end of the day, she relished the fact that her work was never finished, because there was always something else she wanted to accomplish. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Jeremiah; one son, Jeremiah Jr. of Naples/Immokalee, Fla.; three daughters, Victoria Primus of New Jersey, Carolyn Primus of Atlanta, Ga. and Maria (Pat) Mitchell of Tampa, Fla.; as well as grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many relatives and friends. In memory of Josephine's life of dedicated service, the family would appreciate any donations in her honor to be made to: St. John A.M.E. Church, c/o Educational Youth Fund, 2962 Dodson Drive, East Point, Ga. 30344.
Ad first appeared: FEB 21,2001

Junior C. Reese, 68, of Naples, departed this life on Monday, February 5, 2001. He leaves to cherish his memories a devoted wife, Ruby J. Reese of Naples; five children, Leon Reese of Naples, M. Carolyn (Jimmie) Perry of Naples, Diesy Reese of Naples, Shirley R. (Willie) Hall of Naples and Regina Reese of Ft. Myers; mother, Daisy M. Reese Anthony of Naples; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Rosie M. Perry of Naples, Doris J. (Sylvester) Cotton of Naples, Yvonne (James) Fields of Naples; two brothers, Orsie (Dorothy) Anthony and Willie S. Anthony, both of Naples; godfather, Lawrence Mack of Punta Gorda, Fla.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples on Friday, February 9, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 10th at 10:00 a.m. in Unity Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 1620 39th Street SW, Naples. Interment will follow in Naples Memorial Gardens. Donations in his memory may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: FEB 07,2001

Katherine Dillon Anderson died April 2, 2001 in Naples. She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Anderson Huddleston (James) of Naples; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be held Wednesday, April 11th at 1:00 p.m. at Indian Hill Church, 6000 Drake Road, Cincinnati, OH. Interment Spring Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Thomas Memorial Funeral Home, 7500 Montgomery Avenue, Cincinnati, OH is in charge of arrangements.
Ad first appeared: APR 04,2001

Kathryn Vogel Dunlap, 94, of Naples, died Monday, January 15, 2001. Services are being scheduled. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: JAN 17,2001

Kazimier Fronczak, 81, of Naples, died Friday, December 22, 2000 at Hospice House of Naples. Kaz is survived by three nieces, Betty Ann Reeves, Barbara Rogan and Sylvia Santamaria, all of New Jersey. Donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: DEC 27,2000

Kenneth W. Wilson passed away June 4, 2001. He was born on April 9, 1917 in Bradford, PA. Ken was a proud survivor of Pearl Harbor and the South Pacific and Aleutian Island campaigns. He married Madeline Yonker on March 2, 1946 in Allegany, NY. The family moved to Naples in 1963 where Ken was employed by the U.S. Postal Service until his retirement in 1980. He was also active in local real estate sales. In recent years Ken enjoyed working at Jeff Wilson Pool Service where he was fondly known as "Grandpa" and will be dearly missed by all. He also had a great love of nature and found joy in spending time with his loving wife and family at their home in Highlands, NC. Ken showed his love for family and friends throughout his life by always helping -- no matter what the need. Ken is survived by his wife of 55 years, Madeline; sons, Robert Wilson of Naples, Ken and Debbie Wilson of Monroe, GA, Jeff and Lis Wilson of Naples; daughters, Ann and Bobby Cripps of St. Augustine, FL, Tammy and Jack Christy of Naples; grandchildren, Travis and Jennifer Wilson, Lindsey and Kevin Meeks, Casey and Emily Wilson, Annie, Jennifer, Hannah, Patrick and Mary Carmen Christy; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Meeks and Jenna Faith Wilson; brothers, Dick Wilson, Don and Zella Wilson; sister, Doris Shirey; brothers and sisters-in-law, Edith Middlebrough, Dick Jennings, Jim and Millie Yonker, Joe and Betty Yonker, Calvin and Gloria Swanson, Tony and Loretta Marzucco; many dear nieces and nephews including Nancy Evans of Naples; and special friends including Louise and Lloyd Daub and Ruth Tayloe. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday (TODAY), June 6, 2001 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, Naples, FL. Services of internment will be held at a later date at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105 or St. Ann School, 475 Ninth Avenue South, Naples, FL 34012.
Ad first appeared: JUN 06,2001

Kimberly Ann Clark, 29, died Friday, May 4, 2001. She had been living in London, England until moving to Naples two years ago. She is survived by her father, Robert J. Clark of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; mother, Sharon Clark of Naples; brother, Ryan Clark of New York, NY; sisters, Mary (John) Forbes of Burtonsville, MD, Barbara (Todd) Heim of St. Augustine, FL, Patricia (Carl) Conte of Millstone, NJ; and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call at Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East, Thursday, May 10, 2001 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at which time a prayer service will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in honor of Kimberly to Catholic Charities of Collier County, 2210 Santa Barbara Blvd., Naples, FL 34116. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: MAY 09,2001

LCDR W. V. Kielhorn, USCGR Oceanographer, sea-captain, rescue pilot, author, inventor, teacher. Bill Kielhorn died in Naples on January 31, 2001. He was known locally for his work with the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Power Squadron, the Civil Air Patrol and various civic volunteer work. He was born in New London, Conn. on October 14, 1920. He was a frequent writer of letters to the Naples Daily News, often being deliberately outrageous in hope of getting readers to think about the subject. His military service in WW II and later, in the Navy, Coast Guard, Army and Air Force included combat in all areas, earning him a Purple Heart and five major battle stars. As anti-submarine warfare officer of the famous cutter USCGC SPENCER and a hunter-killer division of destroyer escorts, he was involved in the sinking of five and possibly eight, enemy submarines. While with the Office of Naval Research, he led expeditions in the Arctic Ocean, Atlantic and Pacific and commanded the test dives of the world's deepest diving submarine, TRIESTE. He is author of more than 80 scientific and technical books and papers, and held five U.S. patents. He is survived by his daughter, Candace, his son-in-law, Daryl; and two granddaughters, all living in New Zealand.
Ad first appeared: FEB 07,2001

Lawrence E. Harmon passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2001. He is survived by his wife; five children; 14 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Friends may call on the family Thursday, January 4, 2001 at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Ann Catholic Church, 407 Ninth Avenue South at 1:30 p.m. with entombment to follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Lung Association, 1436 Royal Palm Square Blvd., Ft. Myers, Fla. 33919. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: JAN 03,2001

Lawrence F. (Larry) Cooper Jr., 66, of Naples, Fla., passed away December 4, 2000. He was a member of the Bonita Shrine Club and the past governor of Bonita Springs Moose Lodge. Larry is survived by his loving wife, Nancy; four sons, Gary, Larry, Barry and Carey; three grandchildren, Zachary, Brad and NataIie. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2000 at the First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs, 9751 Bonita Beach Road SE. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Bonita Moose Lodge No.1454, 25101 Old Route 41, Bonita Springs, Fla. 34135.
Ad first appeared: DEC 06,2000

Lawrence Milford, 63, of Ft. Myers passed away Sunday, March 25, 2001. Loving husband of Patricia Milford; beloved father of Larry Jr. (Shirley), Sherrie (John), Jeffery (Courtney), Gerald (Laura), Joann, Katherine (B.A.), Carol Ann (Paul), Debbie (Larry), Terry, Michael (Lisa); one brother, James Milford (Judy); 11 grandchildren; two nephews; and two nieces. Memorial services are Thursday, March 29, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The family will be receiving friends one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Ft. Myers, FL 33908 or the American Cancer Society. Mark Davis' Gulf Shore Funeral Home 3870 Bonita Beach Road 992-3344
Ad first appeared: MAR 28,2001

Lenore King Lennane - On a crystal blue Naples afternoon, in the weather she loved so much, Lenore embarked on her final cruise, hopefully in time to join her long departed friends for evening cocktails and that single gin martini she loved so well. Lenore would have been 88 on May 29th. She was full of health, energy and adventure until the last millisecond of her mirthful, productive life. A native of Michigan, she worked during her teens through the height of the Depression. In her 20's the beautiful Lenore was a fur fashion model in Detroit. In the 40's, she came to love Florida while frequently wintering in Miami with her dashing husband, Edwin P. Lennane. Later when faced with Edwin's long-term illness, Lenore confronted the challenges of being the head of household by taking the family's entire savings and purchasing a home in Grosse Pointe. Together with her mother and father, Lenore Sr. and Walter King, a quiet blue-collar machinist but a brilliant man, Lenore worked tirelessly to provide a home and quality education for her two children. Lenore never left in doubt what was on her mind. She made plans and lived by them. She taught those traits by example to her children and grandchildren. Above all, Lenore was an individual of ethics, integrity, honor and class. Lenore was a year round resident of Park Shore since the mid-1980's and a full time Floridian since the mid-1970's. She loved walking in the Coastland mall on hot summer mornings, shopping at Sak's, and dining at Chardonnay. Always vivacious, tastefully attired and impeccably groomed, in her 70's and 80's Lenore traveled extensively on cruise ships. She shopped for the best accommodations at the best price but, with her sparkling vibrant personality, was always welcome at the captain's table. Lenore loved to read and study. She left four library books to be returned. She never stopped planning her next adventure and learning new ideas. Last week, she was busy considering installing an Internet e-mail system and studying about her scheduled corneal transplant. Her final departure, though unexpected, was fully planned and matched her wishes in every possible way. Though we all feel the pain of her passing there will be no mourning, just positive thoughts of a great mom, grandmother and a true friend. She will be missed by her son, James P. Lennane and his wife, Susan, who had a special bond with Lenore; by her daughter, Denise Padden and her husband, Ted of Erie, PA; by Tim, Eric, Michelle, Amy, Mark, Katie and Emily, her adult grandchildren; and especially, and most deeply, by Jamey of Naples who shared so much of her young life with Grandma; and lastly by little Ava who shared and enjoyed hse special hugs only a grandma can give. Bon Voyage Grandma 'Nor'! A single gin martini reception will be held later in April.
Ad first appeared: APR 04,2001

Leo James Pantas, 89, of Asheville, NC, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2001 in Fleshers Fairview Care Center after a short illness. Mr. Pantas was a native of New Haven, CT and was the son of the late James Leo and Mary Daly Pantas. Mr. Pantas was a former resident of Stamford and Greenwich, CT and Naples, FL. He was a retired chairman of the board of trustees and a Trustee Emeritus of Pratt Institute, New York for 18 years. He was a graduate of Pratt Institute in 1937 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and in 1987 received an honorary Doctor of Science Degree from the college. He was a retired group Vice President of the Eaton Corporation of Cleveland, OH and had also been a director of the Bank of New York, Yale and Towne Manufacturing Company, Dictaphone Corporation, Chataqua Hardware Company and County Trust bank of White Plains, NY, the Citizens Savings Bank of Stamford, CT and chairman of the Board of Vipco, Inc. He was also a past president of the American Hardware Manufacturers Statistical Association, a former president of the Salem Virginia Rotary Club and a past director of the Connecticut Manufacturers Association. During WW II he was involved in top-secret projects that led to the development of radar. He is survived by his beloved wife, the former Alberta Burns; their children, Lee James Pantas of Fairview, Vincent Thomas of Washington Crossing, PA and Lynne Deanne Boie of Bridgeport, VT, formerly of Westfield, NJ; and seven grandchildren, Lee James Pantas, Patrick Boie, Mrs. Lisa McPeak, Molly Boie, Andrew Boie, Susanna Pantas and Daniel Pantas. Mr. Pantas was preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Pantas. A funeral Mass will be held Thursday, May 31, 2001 at the Basilica of St. Lawrence. The Very Rev. Wilbur Thomas will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the church of your choice. Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Enka, NC is serving the family of Mr. Pantas.
Ad first appeared: MAY 30,2001

Leonard L. Lyons died January 1, 2001 in Minneapolis, Minn. He was a part time resident of Naples, Fla. Survived by seven loving children; and seven loving brothers and sisters; and grandchildren. Services are private.
Ad first appeared: JAN 03,2001

Lewis L. Haynes, M.D. of Naples, Fla. and Newton, Mass., passed away March 11, 2001 in Naples. Dr. Haynes was born in Manistee, Mich. on April 27, 1912. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Northwest University, in 1938. He Joined the Navy in 1939. Dr Haynes was Division Medical Officer on board the battleship USS New Mexico, serving in the Southwest Pacific. After short tours of duty he was assigned to the USS Indianapolis as Senior Medical Officer with additional duty as Fifth Fleet Medical Officer. While on board the Indianapolis, Dr. Haynes participated in the invasion of the Marianas, Palau Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He received the Purple Heart for wounds suffered when the Indianapolis was torpedoed and sunk by Japanese submarine on July 30, 1945. He was one of the 316 officers and men from a crew of 1100 who survived what the Saturday Evening Post called ""America's second worst ship tragedy. Dr. Haynes was Chief of Surgery at the Chelsea Naval Hospital from 1953 to 1959 and then Executive Officer from 1960 to 1962. During this period he was Director of Research Programs at the Naval Hospital performing basic research in whole blood preservation. The Blood Research program in frozen blood was jointly developed by the U.S. Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass. and the Protein Foundation of Harvard University. He was commanding officer of the U.S. Naval Hospital, Beaufort, S.C. Upon his retirement from the Navy in 1965. Dr. Haynes embarked on a new career as Administrator of the Lahey Clinic in Boston, Mass. Dr. Haynes is survived by his wife, Margaret; five children, John, Henry, Christopher, Libby and Ginger; and twelve grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church, 500 Park Shore Drive, Naples on Thursday, March 15, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. William O'Connell, Rector, officiating. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations may be made to the Lehey Clinic in Burlington, Mass., 41 Mall Road, Burlington, Mass 01805 in Dr. Haynes' memory. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: MAR 14,2001

Lillian F. Haley (nee Buenger), 81, died March 26, 1901 in Lisle, IL. Loving mother of Richard (Mernie) Daniels, Carol Daniels, Linda (William) Hunt, Kathleen (Michael) Moritz and Susan Haley. Dear sister of George (Betty) Buenger and the late Gloria Michelson. Grandmother of nine, Great-grandmother of five. Special friend of Raymond Hilger. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at the Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Route 53 and Short Street, Lisle. Interment will be private. Visitation Wednesday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to Harbor Light Hospice, 800 Roosevelt Road, Building C, Suite 206, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 or to Snow Valley Nursing Home, 6000 Lincoln, Lisle, IL 60532.
Ad first appeared: MAR 28,2001

Lloyd S. Clevelend, 106, of Warren, PA, died Monday, June 11, 2001. He established the Endeavor Lumber Company in 1941. Lloyd was a member of the Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in Naples, FL and the Imperial Golf Course, Naples, FL. He is survived by his daughter, Carole Baptiste; sons, Grover Cleveland and Christopher Cleveland; and two grandchildren. Lloyd was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Dorothy Lee (Warren) Cleveland. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 14, 2001 at the First United Methodist Church, 200 Market Street, Warren, PA with the Pastor, Rev. William J. Starr, officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery Mausoleum in Warren, PA. Memorials are to Warren County YMCA, 212 Lexington Avenue, Warren, PA 16365. The Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, PA is in charge of arrangements. 814-723-6160
Ad first appeared: JUN 13,2001

Lorraine A. (Diehm) Jurgensen, died Tuesday, February 20, 2001 at her home, one day after her 75th birthday surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 19, 1926 in Union City, N.J., a daughter of the late Edward and Catherine (Tyndall) Diehm. She and her husband had lived in Wyckoff and Green Pond, N.J. prior to coming to Naples in 1983. She was an avid golfer who loved to golf at the Glades Country Club. Survivors include her loving husband of over 54 years, Walter K. Jurgensen, whom she married January 11, 1947 in Ridgewood, N.J.; two daughters, Katherine A. (Jay) Dean of Butler, N.J. and Barbara J. (James) Symanski of Naples; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lucille (Fred) Byrnes of Venice, Fla. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, February 23, 2001 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, where funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. with Chaplain Andrew Stone of Hospice of Naples, officiating. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 774-3444
Ad first appeared: FEB 21,2001

Lucian H. "Butch" Pelfrey, 55, of Golden Gate, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples on Thursday, May 31st from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: MAY 30,2001

Luther H. Crum, 79, of Harrisburg, Pa., died Wednesday, December 27, 2000 in Harrisburg. He was born April 28, 1921. Mr. Crum was an architectural field representative and was a graduate of the former John Harris High School, a member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Penbrook, the Colonial Country Club, the American Legion Post No. 272 and the Disabled American Veterans. He is survived by his wife, Alice G. Crum of Harrisburg, Pa.; sons, James R. Crum and Luther H. Crum II, both of Harrisburg; daughter, Susan Crum Skiles of West Chester, Pa.; brother, Warren G. Crum of West Chester, Pa.; sister, Ida E. Crum of Harrisburg; and granddaughter, Heather Alicia Skiles. He was predeceased by his parents. There was no viewing or visitation. Services were held December 29, 2000. Memorial donations may be made to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Penbrook, 2730 Booser Avenue, Harrisburg, Pa. 17103-1994.
Ad first appeared: JAN 03,2001

Lyle George Bush, 69, died, May 6, 2001 at his home in Naples, FL. He was born December 31, 1931 in Kenosha, WI to Harold and Cecilia (Lichter) Bush. Lyle is survived by wife of 30 years, Kara A. Bush; eight children; daughters, Connie Schaible of Illinois, Jenifer Fountain of Oklahama, Colleen Rylee and Katie Kirkland of Florida, Tammy Leverenz of New York; sons, Jerry, Jeffrey and Kevin Gerber, all of Wisconsin; 14 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; brothers, Richard Bush of Florida, John Bush of Ohio; sisters, Pat Kloster and Celine Bush of Illinois and Alice Meserole of California. Memorial services are to be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2001 at Seventh Day Adventist, 1055 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, FL, officiated by Pastor Colon Rampton.
Ad first appeared: MAY 09,2001

Marceline Chando - Funeral services for Marceline Chando will be held (today) Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: MAR 07,2001

Margaret Heitman Wolff, 87, of Naples, died Saturday, December 30, 2000 at the Naples Community Hospital. Born in Waterbury, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Jane (Hughes) Heitman. Mrs. Wolff graduated from the Marymount College in 1935. She married her husband, Lucien in 1941 and shared 57 years together prior to his death in 1998. She worked as a librarian at Silas Bronson Library in Waterbury for 21 years and she was head of Childrens Services from 1971 to 1978. In 1979 she moved to Cape Coral where she was a member of the St. Katherine Drexel Church. She enjoyed volunteering at the Cape Coral Library, Gulf Middle School Library and Meals on Wheels. She was also a member of the Grandmothers Club of Cape Coral. Survivors include her daughters, Susan B. Wolff of Naples, Ellen Gambini of Waterbury, Conn. and Lucy Zembruski of Pompton Plains, N.J.; a twin sister, Meta Carroll of Vero Beach, Fla. and Bethlehem, Conn.; four grandchildren, Steven Gambini of New Haven, Conn., Elizabeth Steinfeld of Waterbury, Conn., Christina and Nicholas Zembruski of Pompton Plains, N.J.; and three great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 5, 2001 at the St. Katherine Drexel Catholic Church. The family will receive friends for viewing this Thursday evening between the hours of 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. with a Scripture Wake service at 5:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Macular Degeneration Research, 15825 Shady Grove Research, Suite 140, Rockville, Md. 20850. Arrangements by the Metz Chapel of Harvey Engelhardt Metz Funeral Homes, Cape Coral, Fla. 941-542-2134.
Ad first appeared: JAN 03,2001

ROCHESTER, NH. Margaret M. (Hudson) Hughes, 67, died May 11, 2001 at her Naples, FL home. She was a native of Ottumwa, IA. For several years, she and her husband made their home in Boston, MA and wintered in Naples. She was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Church in Naples. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Hughes; daughters, Peggy Chouinard and Patricia Riordan of Dover, NH; sons, Edward Hudson of Lebanon, ME and William Hudson of Rochester, NH; step-children, Laurie Lorenz of Greenland, NH and Craig Hughes of New Castle, NH; brother, Bernard Michael McInerney of Nevada; six grandchildren; and cousins, nieces and nephews. Calling hours on Thursday, May 17th at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph Church in Dover on Friday, May 18th at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Rochester, NH. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Margaret's memory may be made to Hospice of Naples, Inc., 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105, who provided loving care and family support.
Ad first appeared: MAY 16,2001

Margie Hendry - A service of remembrance will be held for Margie Hendry this evening at 5:00 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North with Rev. Donna Oberkerser, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory.
Ad first appeared: FEB 07,2001

Marilyn Lee Markot, 73, of Naples, died April 9, 2001 at Naples Community Hospital. She was born July 30, 1927 in Fremont, OH, daughter of Harold W. and Leota (Jaderstrom) Measelle. She moved to Naples in 1985 from Westwood, NJ where she resided for 30 years. She was an executive secretary for Hewlett Packard for five years. She was a volunteer at Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood and at Naples Community Hospital, a member of the local bowling league, a golfer, an avid reader and puzzle solver. She was also on the board of the PPP - Pepperwood Party People. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in September 1999. She is survived by her husband, Chester Markot of Naples; their loving children, Patricia Markot Niccolls of Yuma, AZ and Michael Markot of Bridgewater, NJ. Marilyn is also survived by many friends. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, FL 34112 is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 4424 East Tamiami Trail Naples, FL 34112 774-3444
Ad first appeared: APR 11,2001

Marion E. "Nick" O'Boyle, 81, beloved wife of Joseph M. O'Boyle, with whom she celebrated 57 years of marriage in January, died Sunday morning at her residence in Naples, FL after a brief illness. Born in Brooklyn NY, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Elizabeth (Kane) Nick. She had lived in Brooklyn for most of her youth, and she was a graduate of St. Saviours Academy in Brooklyn. She was a resident of Peabody since 1959. She was actively involved in many community affairs. She was a volunteer at the former J.B. Thomas Hospital with over 10,000 hours of service, served as Past-President of the St. Benedicts Guild at Bishop Fenwick High School in 1961, sponsored and organized the Edward O'Keefe Memorial Golf Tournament at The Salem Country Club in Peabody, of which she was also a member for many years, and she was also a member of the Royal Palm Country Club in Naples, FL where she organized the "Nine-Holers" Women's Group in 1997. Besides her husband, Joseph O'Boyle of Peabody and Naples; she is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Catherine O'Boyle of Salem and James and Maureen O'Boyle of Lynnfield and Norwalk, CT; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and Michael Trainor of Peabody; three grandchildren, Kevin O'Boyle and Caitlin O'Boyle of Lynnfield and Matthew Trainor of Peabody; one sister and brother-in-law, Kathryn and Joseph Loughlin of New Jersey; and several nieces and nephews. Her funeral will be held on Thursday at 10:25 a.m. from the Conway Facility at 12 Chestnut Street, Peabody, 978-531-0398 of the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, Peabody, followed by a funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Cremation will follow the Mass with a family memorial at a later date. Memorial donations to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.
Ad first appeared: MAY 09,2001

Marjorie O. Martin - Funeral services for Marjorie O. Martin will be held Wednesday, February 7, 2001 (TODAY) at 2:30 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 500 Park Shore Drive, Naples. Interment will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: FEB 07,2001

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
Ad first appeared: APR 04,2001

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.
Ad first appeared: NOV 22,2000

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.
Ad first appeared: APR 25,2001


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