Obituaries from around the greater Englewood region.
Dec. 14, 2014
Dolores St. Marie, 84 of Englewood, Fla., passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Englewood.
Arrangements by Englewood Community Funeral Home with Private Crematory.
Dec. 11, 2014
Elizabeth Ann Ventimiglia, 86, of Englewood, Fla., formerly of Irondequoit, N.Y., entered into God’s Kingdom on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, after a long illness at Fawcett Memorial Hospital.
She was born on June 2, 1928 in Rochester, N.Y., to Charles and Michelina Bello.
Dec. 7, 2014
William Paul Day, 66, succumbed to his illness and passed away Dec. 7, 2014, at Tidewell Hospice, Port Charlotte, Fla.
Bill, as he was fondly known, was born to the late Clayton and Doris Day, June 12, 1948, at the 98th General Army Hospital in Munich, Germany. Bill graduated from Forest Hills High School in West Palm Beach, Fla., obtained his BA from Saint Leo College, Saint Leo, Fla., and his MA in Administration from Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Dec. 3, 2014
Clyde I. Housel, 91, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Wednesday Dec. 3, 2014, at his Charlotte County residence.
Born on Aug. 5, 1923, in Greenville Township, Pa., to Clyde and Blanche Housel, Clyde served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He is a graduate of Youngstown State University. Clyde was an active member of the North Port Community United Church of Christ, a member of the DAV, American Legion and VFW. He enjoyed sports, plays, musical programs and reading.
Dec. 5, 2014
Charles Bruce Craig, 88, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Sunset Lake Nursing & Rehabilitation in Venice, Fla.
Born on March 30, 1926, in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, to Charles and Florence (Burrus) Craig, Bruce served in Canadian Navy during World War II. A resident of Charlotte County since coming from Flint, Mich., in 1997, he retired from General Motors in 1981 after 30 years.
Nov. 26, 2014
Donald Rogers Boisvert, 83, of Rotonda West passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at the Douglas T. Jacobson State Veteran Home in Port Charlotte.
Born on Sept. 9, 1931, in Claremont, N.H., to the late Wilfred J. And Jeanne M. (Gilbert) Boisvert, he served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict from 1950 to 1954.
Nov. 27, 2014
Paul F. Manke, 80, of Englewood, Fla., passed away peacefully at Pinebrook Center in Venice, Fla., on Nov. 27, 2014.
Born Nov. 14, 1934, in Buffalo, N.Y., Paul moved to Englewood in 1993 from Ogdensburg, N.Y. He taught English in secondary schools and was associate professor of English in the N.Y. State University System. He served as specialist in labor relations for 16 years with N.Y. SUT, from which he retired. During those working years, he served his Ogdensburg Community School Board, active as hockey and baseball coach, member of Knights of Columbus and very active member at St. Mary’s Cathedral.
Nov. 14, 2014
Edward J. DeLuca Sr., 88, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at Bay Pines VA Medical Center in Saint Petersburg, Fla.
Born on Dec. 6, 1925, in Natick, Mass., a son of the late Frank and Annie (Romanelli) DeLuca, Edward served in the United States Army during World War II as an infantryman with the 87th Infantry Division. He was wounded and captured during the Battle of the Bulge and remained a POW until the end of the war. Mr. DeLuca was a proud member of the American Legion.
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