Obituaries from around the greater Englewood region.
Aug. 22, 2014
Albert Clarke Caterina, 84, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Portland, Maine, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at his South Gulf Cove-area home surrounded by his family.
Born Feb. 13, 1930, in Portland to Anthony and Doris (House) Caterina, he graduated from Portland High School Class of 1949 and Bentley College Class of 1956. While in high school, he was active in sports. In 1948 he was captain of the football team and received the “Most Valuable Player” award that same year.
Aug. 21, 2014
Edward Kapralian, 77, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.
Born June 17, 1937, in Racine, Wisc., he had been a resident of Charlotte County for 25 years since coming from Racine.
Aug. 21, 2014
Patricia Ann Schwanke, 55, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, following a long illness.
Survivors include her two children, Amanda Lucas of Macclenny, Fla., and Justin Marques of Orange Park, Fla.; three grand children; her father, William Carder Sr. of Rotonda West; a brother, Bill Carder of Costa Rica; four sisters: Debra and Jacklyn, both of Jacksonville, Barbara of Chesapeake, Va., and Jean of Virginia Beach, Va.
Aug. 17, 2014
John Francis Carroll, 74, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Englewood Community Hospital after a brief illness, with his wife Margie and close friends, the Romanos and the Mazzolas, at his bedside.
Born Jan. 8, 1940, in Manhattan, N.Y., to Irish born parents Christopher and Margaret (Dwan) Carroll, John attended the St. John School in the Bronx from grades 1–7 and then Price College in Amarillo, Texas, through high school.
July 30, 2014
Tekla C. Sweeney, 85, of Rotonda West, Fla., died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Englewood Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Born Jan. 5, 1929, in Newark, N.J., she had been a resident of Charlotte County for 34 years since coming from Woodburn, N.Y. Mrs. Sweeney was a quality control agent for the 3M Company for 10 years prior to her retirement. She was a loving wife, mother and homemaker for her family, and a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Parish.
July 22, 2014
Jean E. Berrier, 73, of Englewood, Fla. passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, while on a boat with her companion, Jim McShane.
Born May 22, 1941, in Beloit, Wisc., she had been a resident of Charlotte County for 22 years since coming from Harrisburg, Pa.
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