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Amy Belle Adams Green, 97, of Naples and formerly of Ft. Myers Beach, FL crossed over peacefully on the eve of May 4, 2001. She was born on February 1, 1904 in Patten, ME, the daughter of Clarence and Mary Keely Adams. She was Valedictorian from Patten Academy and taught one year at a rural school. She received her B.A. in English at University of Maine and taught for 13 years in high schools at Lincoln, Woodland and Old Town, ME. After receiving her Masters of the Arts at the University of Maine, she completed the war training course in Military Map Making. In 1966, Amy retired from The Army Map Service, Corp. of Engineers in Washington, D.C. Amy was a member of Women In Military Service for America, Beach United Methodist Church, Camera and Shell Clubs of Ft. Myers Beach, Delta Zeta Sorority and Patten Historical Society. Amy sold water color paintns of local scenes and won national attention with a prize constellation quilt. Louis Untermeyer published one of Amy's poems, "Annie McConkus", in his book, Stars to Steer By. Amy was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Gerault Green in 1988, her brother, Robert Adams of Patten, ME in 1998 and by her sister, Leah Adams Henderson of Linnews, ME in 1964. Amy's passing is mourned by many relatives and a wide circle of beloved friends and care givers.Mmorial services will be held Saturday, May 12, 2001, 11:00 a.m. at The Beach United Methodist Church, Ft. Myers Beach, FL, 155 Bay Road. Interment will be held at a later date in Patten, ME. The family would like to thank the staff at Hospice of Naples, Dr. Vera Robert, Dr. L. Bolla and Dr. V. Assara for their loving care. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Care Club of Collier County, 1800 Santa Barbara Blvd., Naples, FL 34116.
Ad first appeared: MAY 09,2001

Amy W. Lederer of Naples, died Friday, October 27, 2000. Amy was born in Milwaukee, Wis. and was a secretary for the Federal Government. She worked for the Armed Forces in Germany, France and South Korea and travelled extensively throughout Europe and the Far East. Upon retirement, she settled in Naples where she became an active member of St. William's Parish, chairing their bridge tournaments and working in the gift shop. She was also a tireless volunteer for St. Vincent De Paul Society. She is survived by five nieces and nephews, numerous great-nieces and nephews and many friends. Amy was preceded in death by her parents, Mary and Isidor Lederer; a brother, Martin Lederer; a sister, Helene Montgomery; and her twin sister, Claire Ziemann. A memorial Mass will be offered at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 31, 2000 at St. William's Catholic Church, 601 Seagate Drive. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Vincent De Paul Society, 2874 Davis Blvd., Naples or to the Marist Sisters, c/o Sister Anne at St. William Catholic Church. The family has entrusted care and services to: Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: OCT 30,2000

Ana G. Villanueva, 72, of Naples, died October 10, 2000. She was born December 26, 1927 in Camaguey, Cuba, and was the daughter of Joaquin and Gloria Vevega Porro. Ana moved to Naples in 1988 coming from California. She came to the United States from Cuba in 1958. She is survived by her loving husband, Rafael Villanueva of Naples; two sons, Rafael Villanueva of Naples and Joaquin Villanueva of California; and five grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, on Friday, October 13, 2000 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with burial at Naples Memorial Gardens. Contributions can be made to Manantila De Vida Church, 5990 Golden Gate Pkwy., Naples, Fla. 34116. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: OCT 12,2000

Analea (Toohey) Francois, 84, passed away in Naples, Fla., July 16, 2000. Analea was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, a daughter of the late Anthony and Sarah (McMillan) Toohey. She was a teacher in the Detroit, Michigan School System for over 20 years. She served as president of the Naples Community Hospital Auxiliary from 1981 to 1983 and also held many other offices with the hospital auxiliary during her many years. She and her late husband were past members of the Royal Poinciana Country Club of Naples and the Bay Colony Club of Naples. Analea is survived by one step-son, Charles of Virginia; one step-daughter, Barbara F. Brabham of Tallahassee, Fla.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and also two nieces, Patricia Louis of Sara- sota, Fla. and Joan Rochford of Haddonfield, N.J. Analea was predeceased by her husband, Edgar H. Francois in 1997.AMass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Avenue North, Naples, Fla. on Wednesday, July 19, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. with the Pastor Father Thomas Glackin, officiating. Entombment will take place at Naples Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Analea'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
Ad first appeared: JUL 18,2000

Andrea C. (Carlier) De Graves, 84, of Needham Mass., a former long-time resident of Naples, Fla., died Tuesday, December 5, 2000. Born in Lawrence, Mass. she was the daughter of the late Adolph Carlier and the late Alfreda, Moutier, Carlier. She was the loving wife of Maurice De Graves of Needham, Mass.; mother of Doris De Graves of Burlington, Mass. and Jean Newton of Framingham, Mass.; three grandchildren, Kimberly, Amy and James; two great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Alicia; sister of Lillian Plasse of Tucson, Ariz. A memorial service was held on Saturday, December 9, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at the J.S. Waterman & Sons-Waring Funeral Home, Wellesley, Mass. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones's choice.
Ad first appeared: DEC 12,2000

Andrea F. (Kerr) Mitton, 73, of Plymouth, Mass. and Naples, Fla. died Saturday, May 20, 2000 at her home in Plymouth after a long illness. She was the widow of the late Arthur G. Mitton Jr. and the daughter of the late Andrew and Mildred (Stacey) Kerr. She was born in Milton, Mass and lived in Marion, Mass for many years, she then moved to Naples, Fla. where she spent winters and she lived in Plymouth during the summer months. She graduated from Milton Schools and the Katherine Gibbs School. Mrs. Mitton was an executive secretary at Jordan Marsh Company in Boston where she worked for 28 years before retiring. She was a member of the Country Club in Brookline, Mass. the Kittansett Club in Marion, Mass., White Cliffs Country Club in Plymouth and Wilderness Country Club in Naples, Fla. Survivors include a son, Arthur G. ''Skip'' Mitton, III of Marshfield, Mass.; a daughter, Joan S. Shute of Bedford, N.H.; seven grandchildren, Kimberly and Andy Mitton both of Marshfield, Jessica and Christine Shute both of Bedford, N.H. Peter, Jon and Heather Mitton all of Scituate, Mass. Another son, Peter C. Mitton of Scituate predeceased her. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2000 in St. Gabriel's Church, 124 Front Street, Marion, Mass. Burial will be private in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston. Visiting hours are from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the Stott, Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Route 28), Wareham, Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Andrea's name to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund, Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309.
Ad first appeared: MAY 22,2000

Andreas Wolfmueller, 35, of LaBelle, FL, died April 6, 2001 in Immokalee. He was born July 28, 1965 at Witten, Germany to Emil Wolfmueller and Karin Lottes Wolfmueller. Andreas had resided in LaBelle since November of 2000 and is a former resident of Ft. Myers and Naples. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Desert Storm, a member of the N.R.A. and affiliated with the Church of the Seventh Day Adventist. Survivors include his wife, April of LaBelle; son, Ronald Courtney Bucher of Naples; daughter, Avidathea Louise Bucher of Naples; parents, Emil and Karen Wolfmueller of Iowa; sisters, Ester Rae Knockel, Miriam Ingalls and Julia Morgan, all of Iowa; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ft. Myers Shores Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor Emil Moldruk, officiating. Interment will follow at Ft. Denaud Cemetery in LaBelle with Military Honors by the U.S. Army. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home LaBelle, Florida
Ad first appeared: APR 10,2001

Andrew J. Skender, 82, of Marco Island, passed away on December 21, 2000. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy; son, Ronald (Gail), daughter, Linda; and two grandchildren, Garon and Lindsay. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2000 at San Marco Catholic Church, 851 San Marco Blvd, Marco Island, Fla. 34145. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimers Support Network, 660 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 21, Naples, Fla. 34102.
Ad first appeared: DEC 24,2000

Andrew Richard Harvey, beloved husband, father, and good friend, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2000. Born September 18, 1935 in Sanford, Maine, and raised in Kennibunkport, Maine, he attended Ken- nibunkport schools. At the age of 13, Andy learned the fine art of good cooking from his father, working in New England summer resorts and Florida hotels. In 1957, Andy came to Naples with his parents and new wife, Sally. He and his dad ran the Old Naples Hotel dining and food operations. In 1965, the Harveys permanently moved to Naples and owned and operated the Yankee Fisherman, Marker Four at the Cove Inn, The Cove Inn's Pelican Room, and Mother Shuckers. Andy loved his family, friends, 40's music, sports cars and the Miami Dolphins. Andy was also a valued employee at Shelton Jaguar his last years. He is survived by his loving wife, Sally Elaine Harvey; his son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Landra Harvey; two daughters, Kim and her husband, Ken Lanigan and Kristin Harvey; and his grandchildren, Christopher, Joshua, Taylor Marie, Taylor John and Alexis, all of Naples. Also surviving are his sister, Sandra Noel; and two nieces, Dina Babka and Corey Mercier, all of Naples. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 18, 2000 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North, followed by a joyful celebration of his life at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Andy will be remembered for his sense of humor, good cooking, and his love for his family. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: OCT 16,2000

Andrew S. Cooke, 87, died Monday, October 25, 1999 at Naples Community Hospital. He was born August 9, 1912 in Staten Island, N.Y. He came to Naples in 1963 from Syosset and Mattituck, Long Island, N.Y. Before retiring in 1985, Mr. Cooke owned and operated the Anchor Inn in Mattituck, Long Island, Cooke's Coin Launderette and Cooke's Trail Launderette here in Naples. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marion F. Cooke; daughter, Deborah (Ed) Nichols; son, Christopher (Gladys) Cooke; and two grandsons, David Nichols and Michael Cooke, all of Naples. Daughter, Carolyn Genova and family; and sister-in-law, Alvina Cooke also survive; plus many nieces and nephews. Mr. Cooke was cremated and his ashes will be scattered in the Gulf at a later date.
Ad first appeared: NOV 02,1999

Andy A. Clements, 77, of Bonita Springs, Fla., formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away November 9, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Alice Miller Clements; daughter, Gail Ellen (James) Ungar of Medina, Ohio; granddaughter, Alison; brother, John Clements of Naples, Fla.; and sister, Ann Bennett of Rocky River, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Clements; and sister, Mary Patrinka. Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 12, 1999 at St. Theodosius Orthodox Cemetery in Brooklyn, Ohio. Naples Funeral Home 775-4255
Ad first appeared: NOV 12,1999

Angeline M. Calitri of Naples, died March 7th. Miss Calitri was a resident of Naples for 46 years coming from Lawrence, Mass. in 1955. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy where she was an Ensign and served in the Nurse Corps during WW II. Angeline was a graduate of St. John's School of Nursing in Lowell, Mass. She came to Naples to help set up the original 50 bed Naples Community Hospital. While at the hospital, she held many positions, including Supervisor of Nursing, which she held for nine years. She retired after 32 years of devoted service. Miss Calitri was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church where she was very active as President of Council of Catholic Women for 20 years, a Eucharistic minister and many other duties. She was a member of the Naples Community Hospital Auxiliary working at the Beatrice Briggs Center. Angeline was a very private person but always there to help anyone when asked. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Carolyn Samaris of Bradford, Mass.; and two nieces; and a nephew; as well as her dear friend, Thelma Hodges who also came to Naples to help set up the Naples Community Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Constant Calitri, M.D. and Angelina McDounough Calitri. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Calitri, M.D. A celebration of her life will take place at St. Ann Catholic Church on Saturday, March 10th at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will take place one hour before the Mass. Donations may be made in her memory to St. Ann Catholic Church or to Naples Community Hospital. Angeline will be greatly missed by her many friends at St. Ann Catholic Church. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: MAR 09,2001

Anita Mueller Heydt, 96, of Naples, formerly of Hudson, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 22, 2000. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of Dr. Otto and Louisa (Weber) Mueller. She was married to Richard Heydt, former chairman of First National Bank, Toledo, Ohio, who retired in 1971. They moved to Carmel, Calif. Mr. Heydt died in 1991. Mrs. Heydt moved to Naples in 1995 to live with her son, an Episcopal Priest. She is survived by two sons, Rev. C. Read Heydt of Jacksonville, Fla. and Robert G. Heydt of Woods Hole, Mass.; and two grandsons, Charles and Michael Heydt. She was preceded in death by her son, Don Heydt, who died in 1966. A funeral service will be held Monday, February 28, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. in Trinity-By-The-Cove Episcopal Church, 553 Galleon Drive, Naples. Donations in her memory may be made to The American Red Cross, 669 Ninth Avenue South, ales, Fla. 34102. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: FEB 23,2000

Anita Walker Cortazal, 65, a life-long resident of Naples, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2000. She was born in Belle Meade, Fla. and has spent most of her life in Naples where she owned and worked at The Shady Rest Cafe with her husband. She is survived by her devoted husband of over 45 years, Joseph; four sons, Joseph Jr. and Rita of Naples, Nelson of Atlanta, Ga., David of Bristol, Fla. and Louis, also of Naples; three daughters, Irma and Beno Rowe of Naples, Cynthia and Ollie James of Moberly, Mo., and Sally Deakle of Madisonville, Tenn. Also surviving are her sister and brother-in-law, Atlas and Kenny Kight of Cortez, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 28, 2000 at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel. Burial will be private at Naples Memorial Gardens The family has entrusted care and services to: Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: SEP 27,2000

Anita Wharton Guthery, 94, a resident of Bentley Village in Naples, Fla., died Thursday, February 15, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Anne Ramsey Wharton and Dr. Robert Leslie Wharton and grew up in Cardenas, Cuba, where her father, an American Presbyterian minister, founded and supervised La Progresiva Presbyterian School. She graduated from Queens College in Charlotte, N.C. in 1927. Following a career in the mrican Foreign Service with duty in Havana, Port au Prince, Manila, Hong Kong, Seoul, Korea, Jakarta, Indonesia and Lima, Peru, she retired to Naples in 1963. In 1975, she married Val John Guthery Jr. of Charlotte, N.C. where she lived until his death in 1979. Also preceding her death were a sister, Elizabeth Wharton McKnight; and a brother, Robert L. Wharton Jr. She is survived by her sister, Josephine Douglas Wharton; two stepchildren, Val John Guthery III of Wyckoff, N.J. and Sory Guthery Bowers of Raleigh, N.C.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A 4:00 p.m. memorial service will be held at the Bentley Village Health Care Center this Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to La Progresiva Presbyterian School, 2480 NW Seventh Street, Miami, Fla. 33125. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: FEB 16,2001

Anita Yanover, 70, of Estero, formerly of Naples, originally of New Jersey passed away November 26, 2000. She moved to this area in her retirement from the Jersey City Board of Education where she was an elementary school teacher. She had been a resident of Southwest Florida for the last six years. She worked as a substitute teacher for Collier County Public Schools and upon full retirement was involved with The Literacy Volunteers, the Immokalee David Lawrence Center and the 1000 Grandparents Program as a tutor for both adults and children. She is survived by her daughter Lisa Lassman and her sister and brother-in-law, Rita and Marvin Finer; also her two nieces and their families, Carrie Seidman, her husband, Michael Deutsch and their children, Eli and Sarah and her niece, Jackie Kramer Arden and her husband, Stuart. A Celebration of Life will be held in her honor on December 17th at 3:00 p.m. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the fund for a bench which will be erected in her honor. For information please call Judy Markewicz at 495-2676.
Ad first appeared: DEC 05,2000

Ann (Faber) Piatak, 70, of Bonita Springs, passed away into eternal life on Friday, February 16, 2001 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Formerly of Avon Lake, Ohio and Bloomington, Minn., Mrs. Piatak graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio in 1952. She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority and had been active in Miami University Alumni. An avid golfer, she had been a member of Whitefish Golf Club, Pequot Lakes, Minn., and Highland Woods Country Club, Bonita Springs, Fla. She had been a volunteer at North Collier Hospital, Naples. She is survived by her husband, Donald Piatak; three daughters, Julie (Mark) Goodlund, Amy (Dave) Goodlund and Molly Zweigle, all of Minneapolis, Minn.; step-daughters, Shari Yenni and Kris (Rich) Cunningham, both of Denver, Colo.; mother-in-law, Marie Piatak of Naples; three grandchildren, Sheila and Carly Goodlund and Emilee Cunningham. She is also survived by a life-long friend, Mary Lou Griebling of Galion, Ohio. Annie established life-long friendships wherever she lived. She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all of those lives she touched. Her grace and dignity were an inspiration to those who loved her. A memorial service will be held Monday, February 19, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. in Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 15600 US 41 North, Bonita Springs, Fla. Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 990 First Avenue South, Suite 200, Naples, Fla. 34102. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: FEB 17,2001

Ann A. Saelens, 86, of Naples, Fla., died February 27, 2001. She was born October 20, 1914 in Davenport, Iowa and had lived in Naples since 1978 coming from Goulds, Fla. Mrs. Saelens is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Leon of Naples, Fla.; one son, Donald and his wife, Dakota Saelens of Lancaster, Ohio; one daughter, Betty and her husband, Mike Puhl of Muncie, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother; and sister. Friends may call on the family at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North, (today) Friday, March 2, 2001 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. John Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Avenue North at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 3, 2001. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. John Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Avenue North, Naples, Fla. 34108. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: MAR 02,2001

Ann B. McPhee, 61, of Naples, died March 1, 2001. Formerly of Davison, Mich., she had been a Naples resident since 1991. She was born in Flint, Mich., and graduated from Flint Central High School in 1957. She attended Lindenwood College in St. Charles, Mo. and Barnes Hospital School of Nursing in St. Louis. As an artist, she found joy in painting. All who knew her considered her to be a dignified person. A beloved wife and mother, she leaves her husband of 42 years, Donald; her mother, Virginia B. Ditzler of Naples and formerly of Flint; her daughters, Jennifer S. McPhee and Melissa A. Priddy; her son, Donald Robert McPhee Jr.; her grandson, Barry Eldon Priddy Jr.; sister and brother-in-law, Thomas W. and Susan B. Horton; niece, Christy and her husband, Tony Tirella; nephew, Thomas W. Horton Jr., all of Naples; step-sister, Barbara Main of Flint, Mich.; and step-brother, Dr. Thomas Ditzler of Honolulu, Hawaii. She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. Don L. Bishop; brother, Don L. Bishop Jr.; and step-father, Thomas E. Ditzler. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 6, 2001, 12:00 noon, at Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East, where friends and family may call one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in her honor to the American Cancer Society, 990 First Avenue North, Suite 200, Naples, Fla. 34102. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: MAR 05,2001

Ann Catherine Bzoch, 69, of Grand Forks, N.D., died Friday, June 2, 2000 in Valley Memorial Home, 4000 Square, Woodside Village. Ann C. Grill was born in Chicago, Ill. on July 19, 1930 the daughter of Joe and Anna (Stech) Grill. She grew up and attended school in Berwin, Ill. She attended DePaul University and studied art, history and music. She married Ronald C. Bzoch on February 3, 1951 at the Holy Mount Catholic Church in Cicero, Ill. She worked as a bookkeeper for many years. She volunteered at the Grand Forks Library and delivered Meals on Wheels in Grand Forks. She also co-ran an elementary art program in the early 1970's in Grand Forks. She is survived by her son, Jim and his fiance, Pam and her children, Brit and Alex Wolters of Naples, Fla.; daughter, Maryanne (Russ) Romero of Whittier, Calif.; brothers, Joe Grill of North Riverside, Ill. and Michael Grill of Paris, France; and a sister, Lorie Motis of Groveland, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald; and a sister, Dorothy Gallagher. Services 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in Amundson Funeral Home. Visitation will be for the hour before the service in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the Ronald Bzoch Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of University of North Dakota Foundation, Box 8157, Grand Forks, N.D. 58203.mndson Funeral Home 701-772-7070
Ad first appeared: JUN 05,2000

Ann E. Bligh, 75, of Naples, died April 12, 2000. She was born October 11, 1924 in Boston, Mass. She had worked as a Registered Nurse until her retirement. Mrs. Bligh is survived by three sons, Kevin J. Bligh of North Andover, Mass., Dennis J. Bligh of Andover, Mass. and Gerald J. Bligh Jr., of Andover, Mass.; three daughters, Ann E. Wright of Naples, Fla., Mary E. Halle of Manchester, N.H. and Brigid M. Bligh-Peterson of Woburn, Mass.; 11 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Bligh; two brothers; and one sister. A funeral Mass and interment will take place in Andover, Mass. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: APR 15,2000

Ann Hawk Wismar, 67, of Bonita Springs, died Wednesday, February 16, 2000. She was born April 18, 1932 in Columbus, Ohio. As a small school girl, she lived with her mother and grandparents, Fred and Maltilda Wittwer on their farm near New Philadelphia. While there, she attended a one room schoolhouse until consolidation to a grade school format when in the fourth grade. Around 1940 her grandfather sold his farm, retired and moved to the south side of the City of New Philadelphia and she and her mother continued living with her grand- parents. Ann attended New Philadelphia High School and graduated in June of 1950. She attended Ohio University and majored in Home Economics. She met her husband, Bob Wismar at Ohio University in the spring of 1951 and they married the following August. Ann and her husband lived in the Cleveland, Ohio area until 1993 when they retired from business and moved to Bonita Springs, Fla. She loved to entertain and her life was dedicated to her five children, her husband, her many friends and family members. Most of all, she was dedicated to her 13 grandchildren on whom she showered much love. Although her family is spread across the East Coast and the Mid West, she managed to get them together many times for reunions and just plain good times. She battled cancer for two and half years and lost the fight February 16, 2000. Until she retired, she served on the Boards of the Eliza Jennings Retirement/Nursing Home and Renaissance Retirement Community. She also served on the Board of Lake Ridge Academy, an independent preparatory school in North Ridgeville, Ohio. She was a past member of the Fairview Hospital Auxiliary. She loved the Cleveland Orchestra and attended concerts regularly. She co-chaired the 1990 Cleveland Orchestra Gala, Schaeherazade. She was also a member of the Board of the Cotillion Society of Cleveland and served as President for a term. The Wismars are members of the North Naples United Methodist Church and the Rocky River, Ohio, United Methodist Church. Ann is survived by her husband, H. Robert Wismar Jr. of Bonita Springs; her five children, David R. Wismar of Bay Village, Ohio, Jane W. Gerlach of Cherry Hill, N.J., Amy J. W. Conover of Simsbury, Conn., Susan W. Cullman of Wadsworth, Ohio, Caroline W. Michalak of Chatham, N.J.; a brother, James E. Hawk of Newcomerstown, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and many loving cousins and friends. She had an unforgettable laugh. A memorial service will be held Monday, February 21st, 11:00 a.m. at the North Naples United Methodist Church, 600 Seagate Drive, Naples. The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, North Naples, United Methodist Church, Hope Hospice of Ft. Myers, Fla., Art League of Bonita Springs. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: FEB 18,2000

Ann K. Smith, 80, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Monmouth, Ill. died Tuesday April 11, 2000. Survivors are one son, Michael E. (Nancy) Smith of Springfield, Ill; one daughter, Judith A. (Ralph) Templin of Dacula, Ga.; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and two nieces. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2000 with Father Ron Enderlin, officiating. Interment will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Monmouth, Ill. Turnbull Funeral Home, 301 South Main Street, Monmouth, Ill. is in charge of arrangements. A memorial fund is established for the Immaculate Conception School.
Ad first appeared: APR 13,2000

Ann Killion, 90, of Naples, died December 29, 2000 in Naples, where she resided for 27 years. Ann was born July 16, 1910 in Chicago, Ill., daughter of the late Peter and Mary Super- czynski. She was a clerk for Western Union in both Chicago and Cincinnati. Ann is survived by her niece, Dolores (Patrick) Doyle of Plymouth, Ind. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel M. Killion. Funeral services will be private. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 4424 East Tamiami Trail Naples, Fla. 34112 774-3444
Ad first appeared: JAN 03,2001

Ann M. Clayton, 75, of Naples, passed away January 8, 2001. She had been a resident of Naples since 1990 moving from Kansas, Mo. Ann had worked as a cosmetologist for over 40 years in Belleville, Ill. East St. Louis, Ill. and Kansas City, Kan. She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Emmet; daughter, Antoinette (John) Maxim of Overland Park, Kan.; son, Allan Clayton of Cape Coral; granddaughters, Lisa and Jennifer; and great-grand- daughter, Ruth. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at Corkscrew Baptist Church, 22022 Immokalee Road, Naples, Fla. 34120 with Pastor Bob Kline, officiating. Contributions may be made in Ann's memory to Corkscrew Baptist Church or to a charity of one's choice. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Home of Golden gate 455-2221
Ad first appeared: JAN 10,2001

Ann M. Salvatore, 87, died Thursday, December 21, 1999 in Long Island, N.Y. She was a former resident of Chicago, Ill. Ann is survived by her daughter, Dolores (Leonard) Judge of Selden, N.Y.; son, William J. (Lyniece) Salvatore of Naples; grandchildren, Ann Goldstein, John Judge, Guy Palermo, Kathleen Intile, Michael Palermo, James Judge, Karen Judge and Denise Salvatore. She was preceded in death by her husband, William V.avatore; her daughter, Ruth Palermo; and her grandson, William T. Salvatore. Funeral services will be in Chicago, Ill.
Ad first appeared: DEC 26,1999

Ann Marie MacDonald, 72, of Naples, died Thursday, August 17, 2000 in her home. Born April 8, 1928 in St. Louis, Mo., she came to Naples in 1979 from St. Louis. Surviving are her loving former husband, Dr. Robert MacDonald; her six sons and five daughters-in-law, Michael and Mary MacDonald, Timothy and Patricia MacDonald and John and Kathleen MacDonald, all of Naples, James and Susan MacDonald of Niceville, Fla., Robert and Carrie MacDonald of St. Louis, Mo. and Matthew MacDonald of Miami Beach, Fla.; her two daughters, Margaret Blackwell and Mary Lynda MacDonald, both of Naples; her three sisters, Rosemary Hilton, Helen Haines and Margaret Sexauer, all of St. Louis; and her ten grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Friends may call Sunday, August 20, 2000 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home, Bonita Springs, Fla. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered Monday, August 21, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Leo Catholic Church, Bonita Springs with Father Don Henry, officiating. Interment will follow in Naples Memorial Gardens. The family suggests memorial contributions in Ann's name to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home 992-4982 Family Owned Since 1978
Ad first appeared: AUG 19,2000

Ann Patricia "Pat" (Curran) Chant died peacefully July 4, 2000 after a lengthy illness. Pat was born in Cambridge, Mass., October 2, 1931. She was employed by Lechmere Sales for many years before moving to Naples in 1976, where she worked as a Credit Manager for Maas Brothers/Burdines, until her retirement in 1991. She was a loving mother to Joanne (Joseph) Silva and Joseph T. Chant III; and a wonderful grandmother to Jennifer Chant of Taonotosassa, Fla., and Joshua Patrick and Kathleen Silva of Naples, Fla. She was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Joseph T. Chant Jr. Visitation is Friday, July 7, 2000 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel of Golden Gate, 2772 Santa Barbara Blvd., Naples, Fla. Services will be Saturday, July 8, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, 5225 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples, Fla. Burial will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens, 111th Avenue North, Naples, Fla. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Elizabeth Seton Building Fund, St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel, 261-1237.
Ad first appeared: JUL 06,2000

Ann Westin Hay, 77, of Naples, formerly of Rochelle, Ill., died Monday, December 27, 1999. She was a graduate of the Rockford College for Women. Mrs. Hay was a member of Oak Park River Forest Art Associates and a life member of the Art Institute of Chicago. She enjoyed traveling and organized many trips all over the world. She was an avid antiques collector. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Paul Hay of Naples; her son, Paul Hay of Naples; daughter, Mieke Carroll of Elmhurst, Ill.; brother, Tom Westin of Rochelle, Ill.; and three grandchildren, Billy, Evan and Michael. Relatives and friends may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Thursday, December 30th, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Interment will be in Lawn Ridge Cemetery, Rochelle, Ill. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: DEC 29,1999

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