Obituaries from around the greater Englewood region.
Feb. 27, 2015
Marie Charlotte Talley, 93, of Englewood, Fla., passed away on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Gilchrist Hospice in Baltimore, Maryland.
Born on Dec. 27, 1921, in Baltimore to Charles and Elizabeth (Ziemer) Weishaar, Marie worked as a product developer for General Electric. She moved to Charlotte County in 1983 from Lansdowne, Md.
Feb. 22, 2015
C. James Lange, 73, of Rotonda West, Fla., and a seasonal resident of Mound, Minn., died suddenly on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at his Charlotte County residence.
Born on July 17, 1941, in St. Peter, Minn., he served in the U.S. Army Reserve as a second lieutenant until the mid 1980s. An alumina of Mankato University, he started his own medical company called Hartland Medical, which became a family business until he retired in 2000.
Feb. 23, 2015
Ruth Hineman Tillis, 82, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Englewood Community Hospital.
Born on Sept. 27, 1932, in Crown City, Ohio, she had been a resident of Charlotte County for nearly 20 years since coming from Frankfort, Ohio. Ruth was the youngest daughter of Ethel and Russell Hineman. She graduated from Fairland High School and Martz Beauty School. She was a retired cosmetologist.
Feb. 16, 2015
Donald Michael Ciccarone, 80, a Port Charlotte resident and area contractor, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Tidewell Hospice lnc. in Port Charlotte.
Don was a 1952 graduate of Massilon Washington High School in Massilon, Ohio. He attended Kent State University for two years. He worked as a car painter before going into business with his father for many years as the owners of C&C Cement Contractors in Canton, Ohio.
Leon P. Kowalski passed away peacefully in the arms of his beloved soul mate and partner, Stefanie Mead.
He is survived by his mother, Stacia Kowalski, daughter Zoe Hennessey, sisters Lydia, Marsha and Amy and his pets, Jazmyn, Deisel Marie, Leo and Maxwell Mouser.
Feb. 13, 2015
Cecelia Veronica Meeker, 94, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and formerly of Concord, N.C., and Succasunna, N.J., died, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Tidewell Hospice House in Englewood.
She was born Oct. 6, 1920. in Wharton, N.J., and was the daughter of Grace Cecelia and Francis Joseph Conway.
Feb. 5, 2015
Charles “Buddy” Murray O’Brien, 87, of Englewood, Fla., passed away peacefully in the company of his longtime companion on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Tidewell Hospice in Englewood.
Born on June 23, 1927, in Allison, Pa., to the late Charles and Helen (Silman) O’Brien; he had been a resident of Sarasota County for 11 years since coming from Solomons, Md.
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