Obituaries from around the greater Englewood region.
July 30, 2015
Janet R. Scire, 63 of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Venice Regional Bayfront Health.
She was born March 12, 1952, in Worcester, Mass., to Alphonse and Helen (Nagononas) Rudnickas.
Janet had been a resident of Rotonda West for five years since coming from West Haven, Conn. Mrs. Scire retired after 35 years as a media center specialist for the city of Milford, Conn., Board of Education. She was a member of the Rotonda West Women’s Club. Her hobbies included cooking, crossword puzzles and reading.
July 20, 2015
John Vincent Girvin, 82, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Monday, July 20, 2015, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital.
Born Jan. 3, 1933, in Staten Island, N.Y., he had been a resident of Charlotte County for eleven years coming from Roxbury, N.J. John served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserve, attaining the rank of captain.
A graduate of St. Peter’s College in Jersey City, N.J., with a BS degree in English, John was a management consultant and was employed by John Diebold and Strategic Decisions Group as well as being a freelance consultant.
July 20, 2015
Christopher Michael Domiano, 41, of Rotonda West, Fla., died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday, July 20, 2015, at his residence.
Born on May 23, 1974, in New York City to Pamela and Joseph Domiano Sr. Chris has been a resident of Florida for 20 years, coming from the Pokonos, Pa.
He is survived by his parents, Pamela and Joseph; two brothers, George Domiano of North Port and Joseph Domiano Jr. of Rotonda West; and numerous nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved.
July 15, 2015
Donald H. Dockstader, 95, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Tidewell Hospice.
Born Dec. 1, 1919, in Oneonta, N.Y., he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. A graduate of Oswego State College with his Master’s degree in industrial arts, Don was a teacher for Gloversville High School and Johnstown, N.Y., Fulton Montgomery Community College. After 30 years of teaching, he retired to Englewood.
June 26, 2015
Robert Joseph Morrissey, 82, of Englewood, Fla., died Friday, June 26, 2015, at Englewood Community Hospital. He was born Oct. 22, 1932, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to John J. and Florence (Crane) Morrissey.
He is survived by a sister, Eleanor Fagan; a brother, Kevin Morrissey; and numerous nieces and nephews.
July 12, 2015
Virginia Lee Layman, 100, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Pinebrook Rehab & Nursing Center in Venice.
She was born Oct. 13, 1914, in Highland County, Ohio, to Roy C. and Lydia E. (Clyburn) Warnock.
Virginia had been a resident of Englewood since 1968, coming from Hillsboro, Ohio. She was a real estate broker and opened Virginia Layman Realty in 1969, retiring in 1990. Mrs. Layman was a member of the East Englewood Church of Christ. Her hobbies included quilting, playing cards, word search puzzles and cross word puzzles.
July 5, 2015
Elizabeth “Betty” Ruben Targowski, 78, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015.
She was born on May 26, 1937, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Frank and Esther (Fulbrook) Ruben
Betty has been a Florida resident for 38 years since coming from Staten Island, N.Y. She was a waitress for Mama’s, Howard’s and Angelo’s restaurants, and a member of the Womens Group of Englewood Hospital and WDC. She loved to paint
July 2, 2015
Monte I. Smith, 67, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015. His family was by his side. He was comfortable, happy, and surrounded by love.
Monte was born to Sampson and Dorothy Smith on May 5, 1948, in New York City. After the untimely passing of his mother, he was lovingly raised from infancy by Sam’s second wife, Rose.
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