Obituaries from around the greater Englewood region.
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.
July 16, 2014
Joseph B. Davis Sr., 75, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Venice Rehab and Nursing Center.
Born Feb. 28, 1939, in Cedartown, Ga.; he had been a resident of Sarasota County for 16 years coming from Birmingham, Ala. Joe enjoyed golfing, fishing, playing poker and gin.
July 14, 2014
Eileen Baker Johnston, 94, of Englewood, died peacefully in her home on Monday, July 14, 2014.
Eileen spent the last 30 years living in Englewood, but she lived other chapters of her life in Indiana, Missouri, New York, Georgia and Belgium.
July 12, 2014
Richard Gordon Pearson, 90, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Saturday, July 12, at Englewood Community Hospital.
Born on Sept. 24, 1923, in Chicago, Ill., he moved to Charlotte County in 1996 from Chicago. Richard served in the U.S. Army during World War II and received two Bronze Battle Stars and a Silver Star. He was a prisoner of war and escaped off of a train in Italy heading to a POW camp.
July 12, 2014
Mary Louise Merideth, age 77, passed away at Englewood Healthcare in Englewood, Fla., on July 12, 2014.
She was born Aug. 17, 1936, in Columbus, Ohio, to William and Elizabeth Merideth. After serving in the United States Army for 13 years, she moved to Davie, Fla., to be with her parents. She continued to work, where she retired from the Internal Revenue Services of Fort Lauderdale.
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