Obituaries from around the greater Englewood region.
May 25, 2016
Jeanne Edna Wizemann, 86 of Englewood, Fla., died Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at Tidewell Hospice Inc.
She was born Nov. 17, 1929, in Queens, NY, to Hermann and Edna (Grice) Strahmann.
Mrs. Wizemann moved to Florida 18 years ago from Smithtown, NY. She was a clerk for Social Services in NY for 15 years. Jeanne attended Redeemer Lutheran Church for many years and she enjoyed painting.
May 23, 2016
Sarah E. Sievers, 82, of Englewood, Fla., died Monday, May 23, 2016.
She was born May 16, 1934 in Bronx, NY, to Otto and Loretta V. (Montgomery) Schauble.
Mrs. Sievers moved to Florida in 1998 from the Poconos. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church, a member of the Widows & Widowers Club and the St. Francis Women’s Guild. Sarah enjoyed vacations.
Richard John Daly Jr., 83, of North Port, Fla., passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Fla.
Born on March 7, 1933 in Newton, Mass., he had been a resident of Sarasota County for 20 years. A U.S. Navy veteran, Dick was a nuclear engineer. He graduated from Newton High School and joined the Navy where he retired as a commander of the USS X-1 Submarine. He had his commercial pilots’ license, he was a diver and a member of the NRA. Dick was a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Margaret A. Daly of North Port; two sons, Richard J. (Carolyn) Daly, III of Raleigh, NC, and Michael (Tamera) Daly of Winston-Salem, NC; two daughters, Beth (Thomas) Paterson of Epping, NH, and Kathleen Coleman of Unionville, Va.; a sister, Claire Yerardi of Newton, Mass.; 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
May 7, 2016
Krystle Lynn Sanford-Aberg of Englewood, Fla., quietly departed this life at the young age of 33 on Saturday, May 7, 2016.
She was born July 24, 1982, in Dunedin, Fla.
Krystle was a life-long Florida resident. She was a successful cosmetologist at Emmett’s Spa & Beauty Center in Englewood. Her passions in life included spending time with her children, adventure, traveling, cooking, the beach, fishing and boating.
Her beautiful spirit will live on within the lives of her children.
May 4, 2016
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Kenneth William Metzger, 56, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital.
Born Nov. 2, 1959, in Glen Burnie, Md., to John Edward Metzger and Evelyn (Wyper) Metzger, Kenny was employed as a paint shader for Duron Paint Company.
Kenny lived his life on his terms. He liked the hippie lifestyle, peace signs and anything tye dyed. He loved going out to breakfast at Stefano’s to see “hippie chick” or Maria’s Restaurant, where French vanilla creamer in his beer always struck up a conversation. Kenny also enjoyed beer, “bud,” talking with good friends and classic rock music.
Feb. 18, 2016
Maxine Carter, 93, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Englewood Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.
She was born June 16, 192, in Bedford, Ind., to Burrell and Ruth (Lewis) Brim.
Maxine and her husband, Rex A. Carter (who passed away in 2009), moved Florida 31 years ago from Bucyrus, Ohio.
She was an active member of the Community Presbyterian Church, leading the Prayer Chain for many years. She also was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and enjoyed music, playing the piano at age 90. Maxine enjoyed cooking and especially trying new recipes and helping others.
April 11, 2016
Doris Ann Richards, 81, of Rotonda West, Fla., died Monday, April 11, 2016, at her residence.
Born on Dec. 13, 1934, in Boston, Mass., to Andrew and Pierina (Robatto) DeVito, Doris worked as a collections clerk for the Federal Reserve Bank for 20 years. She has been a resident of Florida for 20 years since coming from Abington, Mass. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and a member of the Rotonda Women’s Club. Doris enjoyed knitting, playing cards, reading and traveling to Hawaii.
Survivors include her loving husband of 62 years, Arthur Richards; five children: Deborah (Tom) Daley of Mansfield, Mass., Donna (Anthony) Albano of Vineland, NJ, Carol (William) Mezzeti of Hingham, Mass., Michael (Melissa) Richards of Brandon, Fla., Laurie Ezzell of Abington, Mass.; 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
April 9, 2016
Dawn Marie Foster, 79, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016, after a brief illness.
Born Dec. 14, 1936, in Johnson City, N.Y., to the late Dominick Giovanni and Sue Litchko, she was raised in Binghamton, N.Y. Her working career was in banking and secretarial office management. She lived many years in Conklin, N.Y., Pennellville, N.Y. and Byfield, Mass., prior to retiring to Florida.
Dawn and her late husband, Ed, enjoyed the Florida lifestyle for more than 25 years, going to the beach, boating, relaxing by their pool. She enjoyed bowling for many years and was league secretary for several bowling leagues. She also enjoyed playing cards and attending church luncheons with her many friends.
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