Obituaries from around the greater Englewood region.
April 15, 2014
Dr. Lewis Lattin Bower, 88, passed away April 15, 2014, in Venice. He was born in Corning, N.Y. and served honorably in the United States Navy as a Pharmacist Mate 2, during World War II. He served in the Pacific and South America, and survived a torpedo attack that sank the ship he was on. He also assisted in evacuating the wounded from the Philippines.
Upon his discharge, he married Betty Jane Rohde and enrolled in the University of Wisconsin, earning his bachelors and masters degrees.
April 14, 2014
James Robert Wagner, 56, of Fort Myers, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Tidewell Hospice House in Englewood with his family by his side.
He was born Feb. 8, 1958, in Akron, Ohio. Jimmy was very creative, kind, caring and a fun loving guy who loved walking his dog Belle, cooking and being outdoors.
April 4, 2014
Sarah McKenna, 76, of Rotonda West passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at her Charlotte County residence.
Born on March 6, 1938, in Coat Bridge, Scotland, she had been a Charlotte County resident for 22 years since coming from Hyde Park, N.Y. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Parish. Sarah was employed by McDonald’s in Port Charlotte prior to her retirement.
April 1, 2014
Robert C. Boliere was called to his eternal reward in heaven on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the age of 94.
Bob was born Nov. 27, 1919, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Nellis and Edna (Utter) Bolier. He was raised from the age of 3 by his grandparents, Andrew and Alice Utter, and upon their deaths at the age of 9 by their housekeeper, Gertrude Leslie.
March 19, 2014
Carmen Guy Miceli, 88, of Englewood, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Tidewell Hospice in Venice.
Born on Oct. 17, 1925, in Johnstown, Pa., to Christina de Maria Miceli and Guy Miceli, he lived in Kane, Pa., growing up and graduated from Kane High School in 1943.
March 15, 2014
Donald Harry Skitt, 65, of Port Charlotte, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 23, 1948, in Pawtucket, R.I. to Harry and Florence (Rawson) Skitt.
Don served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict and again during Vietnam, receiving numerous awards. He was the maintenance manager of the Hockomock YMCA before retiring.
March 11, 2014
James Joseph Mooney, 85, of Englewood, passed on to assume his place at the table of our Lord on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at his Charlotte County residence in the arms and beloved company of his loving family.
Beloved son of John and Jayne (DeLong) Mooney, he was born May 13, 1928, in Paterson, N.J. Jim served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and had been a resident for 27 years since coming from Paterson, where he retired as a marine mechanic.
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