Obituaries from around the greater Englewood region.
March 29, 2015
George Stephen Johnston, 91, of Englewood, Fla., died peacefully in his home on Sunday, March 29, 2015.
George spent the last 30 years living in Englewood, but he lived other chapters of his life in Florida, Missouri, New York, Georgia, Colorado and Belgium. George was born March 25, 1924, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Stephen and Mary Johnston. He grew up in Fort Lauderdale with his older sister Elizabeth and enjoyed fishing, swimming and model airplanes.
March 23, 2015
Franklin Walter Imel II passed away Monday, March 23, 2015, surrounded by his family at his North Port residence.
Born on May 23, 1932, in Sedalia, Mo., he had been a resident of Evansville, Ind., before moving to Florida, where he lived for 24 years.
Mr. Imel was honorably discharged with the rank of captain after serving in the United States Air Force for seven years.
March 16, 2015
John D. Myers of Englewood, Fla., died March 16, 2015, from Parkinson disease.
John was born in Lebanon, Ky., on June 17, 1945.
At age 15, John entered St. Thomas Seminary to study for the Catholic priesthood. In 1965, John then entered college and, in 1968, graduated from St Mary’s College at the top of his class.
March 21, 2015
Richard Arnold Jones, 73, of Englewood, Fla., passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015.
Born Jan. 25, 1942, in Streator, Ill., to Ralph and Elva (Sprague) Jones, Mr. Jones moved to Florida 33 years ago from Bradford, Ill.. He worked in sales and service for Amerigas in Port Charlotte for 18 years.
March 19, 2015
Dr. William Fitzpatrick, 88 of Englewood, Fla., passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Englewood.
Arrangements are by by Englewood Community Funeral Home with Private Crematory.
March 11, 2015
Richard “Buddy” George, 84, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Englewood Community Hospital.
Born on Sept. 7, 1930, in Kennedyville, Md., to John and Marion (Parsons) George, he had served in the U.S. Army. The owner of Buddy’s Garage in Still Pond for many years, he retired from C&P Telephone Company in 1992. Buddy was a member of the VFW Post in Chestertown, Md., and Health 2 You in Englewood.
March 11, 2015
Carol Jean Weyers, 83, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Signature Health Care in Port Charlotte.
Born on July 5, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., she had been a resident of Charlotte County for 24 years since coming from Barrington, Ill.. Mrs. Weyers was a loving wife, mother and homemaker for her family. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Grove City.
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Published Thursday, March 26, 2015
Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Published Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Published Monday, March 23, 2015
Published Friday, March 20, 2015
Published Sunday, March 15, 2015
Published Thursday, March 12, 2015