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Bruce C. Reifeiss, 64, died March 16, 2001. A memorial service to celebrate Bruce's life will be held on April 21st at the Marco Island Lutheran Church, 525 North Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL at 4:00 p.m. Ballard-Durand Funeral Home 914-949-0566
Ad first appeared: APR 10,2001

Bruce D. Thomas of Naples, formerly of Hampstead, Md., died Monday, January 31, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Lois R. Thomas. Funeral services will be in Bendersville, Pa. Donations may be made in his memory to Emmanuel Lutheran Church Building Fund, 777 Moor-ingline Drive, Naples, Fla. 34102. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: FEB 02,2000

Burl Delbert Phillips, 77, of Naples, Fla., went home to be with the Lord, March 26, 2000. He was born September 26, 1922 in Philippi, W.Va., son of Bradford Ray and Bessie Pearl (Anglin) Phillips. He graduated from Philippi High School, Alderson Broaddus College and West Virginia University. He also studied at Ohio State University. He was an educator for 42 and half years in Iaeger, W.Va., Tiro, Brooklyn and Independence, Ohio and Naples, Fla. He served at all levels of education as teacher, high school principal, local superintendent in Ohio, librarian and media specialist. Mr. Phillips was a former member of the Lions Club International, Phi Delta Kappa and the Library/Audio Visual Association. He was also a member of New Hope Ministries in Naples, Fla. Mr. Phillips was a veteran of World War II serving with the 990th Signal Service Battalion in h European Theater of Operations, landing in France in the D-Day Invasion. He served three years in England, France, Germany and Austria often installing communications on the front lines. On March 27, 1948 he married Anna May Lewellen of Sardis, W.Va. area who survives. Also surviving are two brothers, John K. (Genevieve) Phillips of Philippi, W.Va. and Ralph D. Phillips of Ft. Myers, Fla.; a sister, Rosemary (Calvin Ross) Wilt of Mentor, Ohio; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Delmar D. Phillips. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, on Thursday, March 30th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. where a funeral service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Grant Thigpen, officiating. A graveside service will be held at the Lumberport Lions Club Cemetery, Lumberport, W.Va. Contributions in memory of Mr. Phillips are suggested to New Hope Ministries, 7675 Davis Blvd., Naples, Fla. 34104. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: MAR 29,2000

Byron B. Bricker, 73, of Naples, died February 14, 2001. Formerly of Homosassa, Fla., he had been a resident of Naples for the past four years. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II and in 1983 he retired from Leigh Products as Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Bricker is survived by his devoted wife, Jean Floud Bricker of Naples; daughters, Deborah (David) Amdur of Ballwin, Mo. and Barbara (Don) Earls of Toledo, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Karen Bricker of New Philadelphia, Ohio; step-sons, Lawrence and Gregory Floud both of Cheyenne, Wyo.; step-daughter, Kathleen, (Michael) Szydlowski of Largo, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Marissa, Samantha and Chris Amdur, Ashley and Jamie Earls and Jeff Bricker; sisters, Lillian Martin of San Diego, Calif., Joanne Welsh of Midland, Mich., and Annette Bricker of Shelby, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosemary Bricker; and his son, Dr. Michael Bricker. Memorial services will be held Sunday, February 18th, 2:00 p.m. at Berean Baptist Church, 1851 County Barn Road. Further services and burial will be in New Philadelphia, Ohio. Donations in his memory may be made to Dr. Michael Bricker Endowment, OSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Equine Department, Galbraith Center, 601 Vernon Tharp, Columbus, Ohio 43210 or Berean Baptist Church Building Fund. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: FEB 16,2001

C. Clark Ansley died at his home in Naples on January 22, 2001 from an exacerbation of long-time medical problems. Mr. Ansley was born in Smithville, Ga. on March 8, 1916, the son of Clarence C. and Florence Clark Ansley. He was educated at Berry Academy, Rome, Ga. and Emory University in Atlanta, after which followed a long career in the field of finance. Mr. Ansley was not permitted to serve in the military during World War II, to his disappointment, but rather was drafted to continue the operation throughout the war of a bus transportation system which operated throughout Georgia and the southeast. He moved with his family to Naples in 1961 to join the Collier Development Corporation as comptroller. Later when the corporation was divided into two entities, the Barron Collier Companies and Collier Enterprises, he served the former as chief financial officer and secretary/ treasurer until his retirement in 1992, but remained as consultant to the companies until his death. Mr. Ansley was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, having served through the years as head usher, chairman of the official board, treasurer, Sunday School teacher, member of the troop committee and assistant scout master of the church sponsored Boy Scout Troop 165 and permanent chairman of the endowment committee. Mr. Ansley is survived by his wife, Nancy R. Ansley; three sons and their families, William M. Ansley and Christopher C. Ansley, both of Perry, Ga. and Russell E. Ansley of Naples; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. His wife, Blanche M. Ansley, predeceased Mr. Ansley in 1984. The family requests that memorial gifts be made to the First United Methodist Church at 388 First Avenue South, Naples, Fla. 34102. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 25th at 3:00 p.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: JAN 24,2001

C. Hugh Hayes Jr., 61, a long-time resident of Naples, Fla., died August 9, 2000 in Boca Raton, Fla. following a brief illness. The son of Charles Hugh Hayes and Louise Yerxa Hayes, he was born in Clearwater, Fla. on January 2, 1939. Following his graduation from Clearwater High School in 1956, he attended Florida State University where in 1960 he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration. He subsequently settled in Tampa as vice president of Business Operations for Hugh Hayes, Inc. In 1970 he moved to Naples, Fla., where he developed Bonita Springs Farms, Inc. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club in Tampa for over 25 years, the Imperial Golf Club in Naples, Fla. and the Pelican Marsh Country Club also in Naples, Fla. Other organizations in which he held memberships include Sigma Nu Fraternity at Florida State University, MerryMakers Club in Tampa and Saint Andrews Episcopal Church in Tampa. He is survived by two daughters, Ashley Hayes of Atlanta, Ga. and Brooke Rathmanner of Boca Raton, Fla.; a son-in-law, John Rathmanner of Boca Raton, Fla.; a grandson, Jake Rathmanner of Boca Raton, Fla.; and a brother, J. Michael Hayes of Tampa, Fla. A memorial gathering for family and friends is planned for Sunday, August 13th at 2:00 p.m. at the clubhouse in Horizon House in Naples. In lieu of flowers, the family urges that contributions be made to the LifeLink Legacy Fund, c/o The LifeLink Foundation, 409 Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa, Fla. 33606 in the name of C. Hugh Hayes Jr.
Ad first appeared: AUG 11,2000

C. Jean "Blossom" Martoccio, 65, of Naples, died Monday, August 14, 2000. Formerly of Centralia, Ill., she moved to Naples in 1993. She was a member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary. Mrs. Martoccio is survived by her husband, Donald H. Martoccio; her sons, Mike Martoccio of Centralia, Ill. and Steven Martoccio of Terre Haute, Ind.; her grandchildren, Keith, Tina, Stephanie and Holly; and her great-grandson, Spencer. She was preceded in death by her son, Jeffery. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 18, 2000 from the Garnier and Sons Funeral Home in Centralia, Ill. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: AUG 16,2000

C. LeMoyne Kaser of Naples, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2001. Born in Ovid, Mich., he and his wife had been winter residents of Naples for over 16 years. He was a retired veterinarian, a long-time Hospice volunteer, literacy volunteer and also volunteered at The Conservancy. He is survived by his loving wife of over 58 years,Jean; three sons, David, Brian and Daniel, all of Michigan; and his daughter, Martha of New Mexico. Also surviving are nine grandchildren. The family will receive friends at a memorial gathering Monday evening (tonight) from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Michigan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to The Conservancy. The family has entrusted care and services to: Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: JAN 08,2001

C. Meredith "Sam" Price II, 48, of Doran, Va. passed away Friday, July 14, 2000 in a Richlands, Va. hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Richlands, Va. and was the son of C. M. and Juanita Carroll Price of Doran, Va. He had made his home in the Naples, Fla. area for 25 years prior to moving to the Doran area five years ago. He was a former carpenter and was of the Protestant faith. Survivors include one son, David Price of Naples; Carla Price, the mother of his child; step-son, Billy Harrison of Columbia, S.C.; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Dr. Charles (Claity) Massey of Buffalo, N.Y., Cecil (Clara) Thompson of Doran, Va., Terry (Sherry) Sanders of Doran; one special friend, Shirley Smith of Doran; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Monday, July 17th in Richlands, Va. We will miss his jokes and laughter.
Ad first appeared: JUL 20,2000

C. W. "Doc" Thomas - Friends and family of C. W. "Doc" Thomas will celebrate his life at a musical gathering this Saturday, November 11th at 2:00 p.m. at the West Clubhouse Auditorium in Bentley Village. "Doc" Thomas died at home on October 12th at the age of 92. At his request, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Naples Municipal Concert Band Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 31, Naples, Fla. 34106 and to the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorale, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples, Fla. 34108.
Ad first appeared: NOV 05,2000

CARD OF THANKS Errol J. Queen On March 1, 2000, my best friend and husband, Errol J. Queen, passed away suddenly at home without rhyme or reason. I thank the North Naples EMS/Fire Department and the officers who were there. You all tried so hard. Thanks also go to the North Naples Emergency Room crew, Palmer, Jim Cato, Rev. Harper, AnnaMarie, my co-workers on Three North/Angioplasty and all the other people in the hospital who know me. To my extended family and our close friends, a ''thank you'' seems inadequate. Please stay with me guys, for the ride, I need you all. You know that if Errol was here, he'd probably say, ''Maddie, this isn't the Oscars.'' On behalf of Errol, my family and myself, from our hearts we thank you all. Maddie Queen
Ad first appeared: MAR 14,2000

CARD OF THANKS GLEN A. LANGE Oct. 25, 1927 - Jan. 14, 2001 The family of Glen A. Lange, who passed away on January 14, 2001, would like to thank everyone for the thoughtfulness, support and love during the past few weeks. He will be missed by all. "His spirit lives on and always will... Times he laughed, gave advise, or just listened echo in the memories of those whose lives he touched... And in being so remembered, his legacy will live on..."
Ad first appeared: JAN 24,2001

CARD OF THANKS Jessica B. Carroll Jan. 26, 1980 - Oct. 25, 2000 Perhaps you sent a lovely card, or sat quietly in a chair.  Perhaps you sent a funeral spray, If so we saw it there. Perhaps you spoke the kindest words. As any friend could say; Perhaps you were not there at all, Just thought of us that day, Whatever you did to console our hearts, We thank you so much whatever the part. By The Family Of Jessica Carroll Marcia and Allen Brufsky and Virginia Carroll
Ad first appeared: NOV 07,2000

CARD OF THANKS Sean O'Neill 2/9/55 - 3/14/01 Thank you everyone for your overwhelming expression of sympathy and support. It is comforting to know that so many shared in this loss, and that Sean was so dearly loved. "Out of Respect..." Nadia "Chippy" Komarowski and Malley
Ad first appeared: MAR 25,2001

Camille F. Vitillo of Naples passed away, Tuesday, June 13, 2000. She was born in Newark, N.J. and resided in Nutley, N.J. until 1980 when she moved to Naples. She is survived by two sons, Rev. Robert J. Vitillo of Washington, D.C. and John M. Vitillo of Douglassville, Pa.; three sisters, Nancy Luzzi of Belleville, N.J., Madeline Willis of Naples, Fla. and Emma DiGiovanna of Toms River, N.J. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Vitillo. A memorial Mass will be held at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Road, Naples on Friday, June 16th at 1:30 p.m. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237 
Ad first appeared: JUN 15,2000

Capt. Andrew Perkins, 79, of Ft. Myers, passed away December 20, 1999 after a lengthy illness. He flew as a pilot for Eastern Airlines for 32 years. Eight years ago he retired to live on Gateway Golf Course. Golf was his great love in sports. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 54 years, Lee Perkins; one son, Ronald (Linda) Perkins; one daughter, Patricia (Kenneth) Whitney; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 22nd at Lee Memorial Park Funeral Home, 12777 State Road 82. Funeral services will be on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Lee Memorial Park Funeral Home 941-334-4880
Ad first appeared: DEC 22,1999

U.S. Army Retired Capt. Charles O'Donovan Wigmore, U.S. Army Retired, of Naples passed away November 15, 1999. He was better known as retired Captain Charles O. Wigmore. He is survived by his wife, Ellen Louise Wigmore; his children, Anthony, Jennifer and Patricia; and his grand- children, April and Dakota. He was a proud man who served in the U.S. Army for 23 years. He was a very special man to those who knew and loved him. We will miss him very much. He will always be alive in our hearts and our memories. Graveside services with military honors will be scheduled in Florida National Cemetery. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: NOV 17,1999

USN Ret. Capt. Frederic H. White Jr. USN Ret., 88, passed away April 2, 2000. Born August 14, 1911 in Seattle, Wash., he was a graduate of Harvard University. Capt. White served his country with distinction as a career naval officer. He was the damage control office aboard the battleship West Virginia when it was sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor. An avid sailor, Fred was a long-time member of the Gulf Coast Sailing Club, the Caloosahatchee Marching and Chowder Society and was past commodore of the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. His dedication to the sport is recognized each year by the Gulf Coast Sailing Club during the annual Southwest Florida Regatta. The overall winner of the non-spinnaker division receives The Captain Fred White Trophy. Capt. White won more than 100 races aroung southwest Florida aboard his beloved Morgan 30 sloop, Folly Too. He and his wife were among the first residents to build in the Moorings subdivision where he later became an ardent supporter and director of Save the Bays. He is survived by his two sons, Frederic H. White III and Philip A. White; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Sybil. A celebration of his life will be held April 25th, call Lodge McKee for information, 263-0400, extension 201. Contributions in Fred's memory may be made to the Boy Scouts of America.
Ad first appeared: APR 09,2000

Capt. James L. Boydston (USN Ret.) died Friday, March 31, 2000. Services are being scheduled. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: APR 01,2000

Captain "Bud" Warren W. Daniels, 68, of Naples, died Saturday, February 17, 2001 in his home after a courageous fight with cancer. Bud was born on December 4, 1932 in Fort Myers, Fla. and lived all his life in Lee and Collier counties. He was a Charter and Yacht Captain and later in his life a boat builder. His family founded the Daniels Brothers boat builders of Ft. Myers, where they built many wooden boats, some still around. Captain Bud was a member of East Naples Baptist Church and a member of the "Other Voice" of Naples, a laryngectomee support group. He leaves his wife, Helen; his daughter, Becki Daniels; sons, Captain Joey Daniels and Danny Daniels; daughter-in-law, Amy Jane Daniels; and one grandson, Dalton Daniels, all of Naples; his sister, Patricia King and brother-in-law, Jack King of Altamonte Springs; and brother-in-laws, Emmett Bittick of Tampa and H.D. McCormick of Naples; and mother-in-law, Mae C. Strickland of Naples. There will be a service of remembrance on Wednesday, February 21st at 11:00 a.m. at the East Naples Baptist Church. Preceding the service, the family will be accepting visitors at 10:00 a.m. The service will be conducted by Rev. Jeff Fletcher, Pastor of East Naples Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to East Naples Baptist Church, 1697 Shadowlawn Drive, Naples, Fla. 34112. Honorary pallbearers will be: Johnny Morgan, Rod Garner, Harvey McCormick, Jim Panipinto, Henry Daniels, Jerry Alexander and Paul Ronk. Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: FEB 21,2001

Captain Charles "C.W." Sanders, 71, of Copeland, died Tuesday, September 26, 2000. "C.W." had lived in Kentucky before moving to Copeland in 1962. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Everglades City and was a U. S. Army veteran of WW II. "C.W." was employed with the Collier County Sheriff's Department from 1962 to 1998, working as a Road Deputy and with the Marine Patrol and Agriculture Division. After his retirement in 1998 he continued to serve the Sheriff's Department in an auxiliary capacity. He is survived by his wife, Linda Sanders; four children, Alicia Wooten and Laura Sanders, both of Copeland, Bryan Sanders of Everglades City and Margaret Salings of Clewiston. He is also survived by his brother, Melvin Stanford of Talmyra, Ind.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Relatives and friends are invited to call Thursday September 28, 2000 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail East, Naples. A funeral service will be held Friday, 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Naples, 1595 Pine Ridge Road, Naples. Interment Naples Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made in his memory to Hospice of Naples, Inc., 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105 or to the American Cancer Society. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: SEP 28,2000

Captain Doyle R. Doxsee, born December 28, 1932 in Marco Island, died February 22, 2000. He was the son of Ralph and Luella Doxsee, Doyle spent his life giving joy to fishermen from all over the world. He started guiding in the local waters at the age of 18. His special brand of down-home humor and pranks were enjoyed by all that he met. No one escaped a gentle jab from this dear man. He was never seen without a smile on his face. All who fished with this ""King of the Gulf of Mexico'' heard him say ''You're about to get one. I can hear 'em walkin'. '' The last month of his life was a celebration of his life as he was daily visited by an untold number of friends who spent hours laughing and telling stories of the many good times they had together. He is survived by Yvonne, his loving wife of 44 years; his daughters, Donna Doxsee, Cindy Bishard (Mark) and Renee Preiss (Jim); four grandchildren, Mitchell Russell, Heather Russell, Sarah Bishard and Jimmy Preiss. He also leaves his father, Ralph Doxsee; brother, Dwight Doxsee (Kris); sisters, Lucille Thompson (Jack), Linda Arthur (Charles) and Nancy Naftal (Teddy); and many nieces; nephews; aunts, uncles and hundreds of friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Luella Doxsee in November, 1999. Doyle's friends and family are invited to a viewing at the Marco Island Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home Friday, February 25th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Services will be held at the Marco Island Church of God on Saturday, February 26th at 2:00 p.m. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Marco Island Church of God or Hospice of Naples, Inc.
Ad first appeared: FEB 24,2000

Captain Glen George Gumerson, 76, of Naples, passed away Monday, Memorial Day, May 28, 2001 at his home. He was a 12 year Naples resident originally from Flint, MI and a U.S. Navy Veteran of WW II serving from 1942 to 1946. Glen was a charter boat and Coast Guard Captain who was an avid hunter and fisherman. Survivors include five children; Kurt and his wife, Nancy of Birch Run, MI, Kevin of Naples, L Keenan of Clio, MI, Denice King of Davison, MI, DeEnne and Craig Duengel of Otisville, MI; nine grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a sister, Virginia Minier of Naples; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was the widow of JoAnne (Langdon) Gumerson, who died November 8, 1981. Funeral services will be held at the Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Road, Davison MI, 810-653-2171 with military honors at the graveside at Flint Memorial Park. The family is being served locally by Johnson-Pittman Funeral and Cremation Services, 4424 East Tamiami Trail, Naples. Johnson-Pittman 774-3444
Ad first appeared: MAY 31,2001

Captain Loren J. Bullard, 77, passed away May 3, 2000. Loren was graduated from Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio in 1947 with a Master's Degree in Business Administration before beginning his first job as research metallurgist for Chase Brass and Copper. He founded Shore Advertising Company and later moved on to the publishing field where he became Executive Vice President of Field Enterprises Educational Corporation. Loren retired in 1974 and made the move from Lake Forest, Ill. to Vanderbilt Beach. He held a marine surveyor's license and later entered the field of commercial fisherman / blue crabs /stone crabs out of Wiggins Pass. He served 23 years with the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Wiggins Pass Flotilla 96, participating in many search and rescue operations as well as developing teaching tools for safe boating activities. He became Division Captain of Southwest Florida's Division Nine and then became the Auxiliary Rear Commodore West. He also served as past president of Wiggins Pass Conservancy and past president of the Collier County Angler's Association. During 1942 to 1945 he served as infantry officer and platoon commander in the 85th Infantry Division, 337th Combat Regiment, A Company, Custer Division. 32 Months were spent overseas in Africa and Italy where Loren earned a Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Army Good Conduct Medal. When asked about heroism he would state that ''the only heroes he knew were on Anzio, on other forgotten beachheads, or in Arlington National Cemetery.'' He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; daughter, Lauren J. Burnette of Grafton, Wis.; son, Tim Bullard of Glen Ellyn, Ill.; daughter, Jerrie Kendall Pouch of Tamarac, Fla.; and seven grandchildren, Jeri-Lynne, Kimberly, Marcie, Nora, Alex, Nicole and Allison; sisters, Natalie Malm of Naples and Joanne Harke of Bonita Springs. A memorial service at sea to be held 11:00 a.m. May 9, 2000 under the direction of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 96. A brief reception for family and friends to follow at Wiggins Pass Flotilla 96. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, Inc., 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105.
Ad first appeared: MAY 09,2000

Card of Thanks The family of Richard "Dick" Poirier wish to gratefully acknowledge the love and support we received from so many after the loss of our husband, father, and grandfather. Special thanks to our friends from Knights of Columbus Council No. 4357, Pelican Wire Inc., Cable USA, Naples Healthcare System and Florida Cancer Specialists, also, to all those who contributed their time and many gifts of food, flowers and other offerings. Your generosity and support are appreciated more than you will ever know.
Ad first appeared: AUG 23,2000

Card of Thanks Anne Teresa Nevins 8/15/08 to 12/19/99 I sincerely appreciate your prayerful remembrance of my beloved mother, Anne, on the occasion of her recent death. She was a devoted mother who trusted totally in God. Please be assured that during this Jubilee Year, you and yours will be remembered in my prayers. God bless you now and always. Most Rev. John J. Nevins, D.D., Bishop of Venice in Florida
Ad first appeared: JAN 05,2000

Carey Lee Yarberry (CL), 76, and a long-time resident of Naples, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2000 after losing his fight with cancer. He was born in Douglas, Ga. on December 1, 1923. He was a veteran of WWII and after having served his country, moved to Naples in October 1953. He lived to see much growth and change in the Naples area. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Louise of 48 years; four children, Brenda Luedtke (Kurt), Sam Yarberry, Barbara Garcia of Naples and William Yarberry of Seneca, S.C. He also leaves behind 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was a devoted father and always had time for his family. He will be sorely missed by family and friends. Rest in peace Dad. The family will receive friends at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Fla. 34103 on Monday, November 6, 2000 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will take place at Hodges Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, November 7, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Ralph Booth, officiating. Burial will follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. The family has entrusted care and services to Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: NOV 06,2000

Carey W. Thomson III, 67, of Bonita Springs, passed away August 18, 2000. He had moved from Connecticut to Pelican Landing, Bonita Springs in 1993. Carey retired after 35 years from General Motors Corp., Pontiac Division, as Assistant General Sales/Service Manager for the northeastern United States. His background also included serving in the U.S. Marine Corp and U.S. Air Force. He graduated from Washington State University. In recent years, Carey Thomson served his community development both on the Board of Directors for the Pelican Landing Community Association as well as chairman of the Unit Owners Committee. Carey is survived by his wife, Georgia; his five children, Donald Thomson of Medford, Ore., Scott Thomson of Kelso, Wash., Suzanne Bjork of Spokane, Wash., Janette Herring of Boulder, Colo. and Daniel Thomson of Mt. Arlington, N.J. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 31st at 4:00 p.m. at the Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, where the family will be receiving friends from 3:00 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hope Hospice of Ft. Myers, Fla. Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road 592-1611
Ad first appeared: AUG 23,2000

Carl A. Reeves, 83, of Naples, died Saturday, March 19, 2000 at his residence. He was born May 27, 1916 in Detroit, Mich. and moved to Royal Oak, Mich. in 1920. He graduated from Royal Oak High School in 1934 and was employed as an industrial machine tool salesman for 35 years. He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Royal Oak, Mich. for over 70 years and the First Presbyterian Church of Naples. He was a life-member of the Northwood Ancient Craft, Lodge No. 551 F&AM of Royal Oak, Mich., and a member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge No. 2021 of Naples. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy W. Reeves; a son, Robert (Patricia) Reeves of Southfield, Mich.; and daughter, Alice (Phil) Bolton of Bloomington, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, March 22nd, at 2:00 p.m. at the Clubhouse at Enchanting Acres Mobile Home Park. Donations in his memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 250 Sixth Street South, Naples, Fla. 34102. Fuller Funeral Home East Naples 417-5000
Ad first appeared: MAR 20,2000

Carl A. Swanson, 87, of Woodridge, IL, formerly of Naples, FL, died Saturday, June 9, 2001 at Edwards Hospital in Naperville, IL. Carl was born June 9, 1914 in Utica, IL to Andrew and Hilda (Anderson) Swanson. He married Rose Manley on July 3, 1944 in Utica, IL in St. Mary's Church. Carl owned and operated Swanson & MacPherson Equipment Co. from 1956 to 1976 until his retirement. He served with the Army during WW II. Carl was a past member of St. Mary's Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Carl is survived by his wife, Rose of Woodridge, IL; three daughters, Maureen (Phil) Johnson of Saugus, CA, Colleen (George) Law of Hazelhurst, WI, Kathleen (Jim) Herbert of Naperville, IL; nine grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death death by his parents; two brothers; and four sisters. Funeral services Tuesday, June 12, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. in the Burgess Funeral Home in Utica, IL. with the Rev. Patrick Henehan, officiating. Burial at St. Mary's Cemetery, Utica, IL. Donations in Carl's name may be made to Ovarian Cancer Research. Burgess Funeral Home 815-223-0587
Ad first appeared: JUN 12,2001

Carl E. Corbin, 63, of Naples, died February 4, 2001 at home after a brief illness. He was a retired chief petty officer and Navy career Counselor form the U.S. Navy with 22 years of service, two tours of duty in Vietnam and was one of the top ten recruiters nationwide. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Eleanor; five children, Michael Corbin, Steve Corbin, Patty Corbin all of Naples, Jann Fountain of Wake Forest, N.C. and Carla Craft of Fincastle, Va.; and their spouses, Lisa Corbin, Dallas Fountain, and Dirk Craft; brothers, Don, Ken and Herschel Corbin; as well as six beautiful grandchildren, Paul, Keri, Jared, Stephanie, Aimee and Austin. Preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Nell Corbin; two brothers, Charles and Eugene Corbin. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 6, 2001 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Chapel, 3520 Tamiami Trail North. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial to follow at Naples Memorial Gardens. The family has entrusted care and services to: Hodges Funeral Chapel 261-1237
Ad first appeared: FEB 05,2001

Carl Raymond Rupp, 86, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2001. He had lived in Florida for over 30 years and was a native of Mansfield, OH. He retired as vice president of Gorman-Rupp Manufacturing Company after 35 years, a company his father co-founded. He was a former president of Westbrook Country Club of Mansfield, and served on several boards of other local companies. He was an avid golfer and member of Imperial Golf Club. Survivors are his wife, Jean of 63 years; four sons, Ronald (Maggie), Richard (Diane), William and John (Carin); ten grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be in Mansfield, and burial in the Rupp plot at the Mansfield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, tributes to his memory may be made to the Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples FL 34105.
Ad first appeared: APR 21,2001

Carl T. Redding, 81, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, March 25, 2001. A resident of Naples since 1978 coming from North Adams, MI. He served in the U.S. Army from 1940 to 1945 and saw action in the South Pacific. He ran a pre-med store in North Adams, MI. and later worked as a salesman of restaurant supplies. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Loretta (Rita); sons, David of St. Petersburg, FL, Douglas (Cherri) of Monroe, MI, Jack (Maria) of Hillsdale, MI; daughter, Paula of Simi Valley, CA.; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers; one sister; and many friends and neighbors. Carl was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Odessa Redding; five brothers; one sister; and one grandson. Interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.
Ad first appeared: MAR 28,2001

Carl Ward (Pete) Drury, 88, of Naples, died January 16, 2001. Pete and his wife, Ruth formerly lived in Michigan. They had lived in Naples since 1983. Pete graduated from Alma College in 1935. Before retiring he owned Ward Contracting Company. He was a member of the Elks Club and Riverview Rod and Gun Club of Grayling, Mich. He attended the First Presbyterian Church of Naples. He and his wife Ruth, who survives him, celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on January 5, 2001. Also surviving him with loving memory are his children, Martha (Jim Lynett), Carla Bice and John (Beth); 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home Saturday, January 20th at 10:30 a.m. The world is a bigger place because he was in it. Ever with us he gave us the gifts of humor, strength and love. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Fla. 34105. Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home 4424 East Tamiami Trail Naples, Fla. 34112 774-3444
Ad first appeared: JAN 18,2001

Carlyle L. "Carl" Cronberg, 53, of Naples, died Sunday, September 24, 2000. Carl had been a resident of Naples since 1997. He was an Army veteran. He was a life-time member of the American Legion, V.F.W. and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Doris Cronberg of Naples; his step-son and his wife, James and Analiza Draeving of Tampa; four sisters, Sharon Dymoke of Minnesota, Carol Brown of Wisconsin, Kaye (Russ) Clyde of California and Roxanne (Don) LeJuene of Missouri; two brothers, Larry (Sheila) Spartz and John (Jane) Spartz, both of Minnesota; and a grandson, Cody Draeving. A service will be held Thursday, September 28, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. from Naples Memorial Gardens. Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel 597-8888
Ad first appeared: SEP 27,2000

Carmel R. Schinck, a winter resident of Naples for several years, passed away peacefully after a brief illness Wednesday, March 7th. Born in Lewiston, Maine, December 22, 1923, one of 16 children, she was the widow of Roger A. Schinck of Brunswick, Maine. She is survived by her son, Bernard Schinck of Barrington, R.I.; and three daughters, Margo McBride of Austin, Texas; Cynthia Lobikis and Lisa Foster, both of Brunswick, Maine; two grandchildren, Michael and Lauren Lobikis of Brunswick, Maine; and her long-time companion, Arthur Soucy of Lewiston, Maine. She is also survived by her two sisters, Annette Cucchi of Naples and Florence Jean of Glendora, Calif.; and her brother, Marcel Domingue of Ottawa, Canada. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter the Apostle Church, 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Road at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 9th. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Peter the Apostle Life Center. Naples Funeral Home 775-4255
Ad first appeared: MAR 09,2001

Carmela Bartolotti, 82, of Bonita Springs, Fla. passed away in Naples, Fla. on April 12, 2000. She had been a resident of Southwest Florida for the past 25 years, relocating here from Mt. Morris, N.Y. She was the wife of the late Russell Bartolotti; devoted mother of Donald Bartolotti of Panama City, Fla.; Lewis (Elizabeth) Bartolotti of Derby, N.Y. and Bonita Springs, Fla.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; a sister, Josephine (Matthew) Bernard of Naples, Fla.; and a brother, Charles (Mary Ann) Garagozzo of Mt. Morris, N.Y. A funeral service will be held April 14, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at Lee Memorial Park Funeral Home, 12777 SR 82, Ft. Myers, visitation will be held one hour prior to service. Lee Memorial Park Funeral Home 334-4880
Ad first appeared: APR 13,2000

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