Obituaries

Julia M. (Casey) Coaloa

Julia M. (Casey) Coaloa

12/12/2014

Julia M. (Casey) Coaloa, 85 of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Friday, December 12, 2014 in Port Charlotte.Born in New York in 1929, she moved with her family to New Jersey, where she met her devoted husband of 54 years, Andrew. The couple retired to Punta Gorda in 1994. Julia's unwavering faith, love of family and pride in her Irish heritage will be fondly remembered.Julia is survived along with Andrew by a brother, Joseph;... Read more

Marjorie B. McTernan

Marjorie B. McTernan

12/12/2014

Marjorie B. McTernan, 73, of Punta Gorda, FL, passed away peacefully Friday, December 12, 2014 in Cape Coral, FL.Born on July 2, 1941 in Summit, New Jersey to the late John J. and Alice (nee-Boyle) Bonner, Marjorie and husband James "Jim" J. McTernan moved to Punta Gorda in 2001 from Pitts Town, New Jersey shortly after 9-11. Marjorie retired from Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Company, after serving many years as Director of Regulatory... Read more

Charles  "Chuck"  White, U.S. Army Ret.

Charles "Chuck" White, U.S. Army Ret.

12/12/2014

Lieutenant Colonel Charles "Chuck" White, U.S. Army Ret., 93 died on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, FL.Chuck was born in Fort Bliss, Texas on June 8, 1921, the son of Master Sergeant Charles I White Sr. and Mary Jane Murray White. LTC White was a veteran of WWII (Pacific) and the Korean Conflict. After tours of duty in nine different states and four foreign countries, LTC White retired from the Army... Read more

Patricia Elaine  Wills

Patricia Elaine Wills

12/10/2014

Patricia Elaine Wills, 84, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away, Wednesday December 10, 2014 in Port Charlotte. She was born November 14, 1930 to her parents Joseph and Margaret Gay in Charleroi, Pennsylvania and moved to Port Charlotte in 1990 from Monroe, Michigan. She was member of First United Methodist Church in Punta Gorda. She was a volunteer at Neil Armstrong Elementary School in Port Charlotte and loved seeing kids grow and learn.... Read more

John T. Smith

John T. Smith

12/6/2014

John T. Smith, 46, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014 to walk into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. John grew up in Little Ferry, New Jersey and graduated from Ridgefield Park High School in 1986, where he exceled in both sports and academics. He relocated to Port Charlotte in the early 90's and was a carpenter by trade. He loved animals, his family, his friends, and his faith. John never... Read more

Geri Basye

Geri Basye

12/4/2014

Geri Basye, 71, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014 in Port Charlotte. She was born November 23, 1943 in Des Moines, Iowa and moved to Punta Gorda in 1989 from Boca Raton , FL. Geri spent her career in the banking industry and prior to retirement had served as the Vice President, Private Banking Manager of the SunTrust Punta Gorda Isles office. Geri had a great love for her community and was a member of the... Read more

Jeanne Ann Frost

Jeanne Ann Frost

12/4/2014

Jeanne Ann Frost, 82, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Tidewell Hospice Inc. in Port Charlotte. Jeanne was born to William and Ethel Frost on February 28, 1932 in Watkins Glen, New York and moved to Punta Gorda, Florida in 1979 from Sarasota, Florida. Jeanne was the Co-Founder of C.H.A.P.S. food pantry in Charlotte County and was an outstanding artist painting her favorite, the Florida Birds. She... Read more

Barbara B. Hill

Barbara B. Hill

12/3/2014

Barbara B. Hill, 69, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. Barbara was born to Gerald and Callista Blue on February 23, 1945 in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Barbara was a Registed Nurse for many years helping people the best that she could. She was a wonderful mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend and will forever be missed by all who loved... Read more

Robert Lee Householder

Robert Lee Householder

11/30/2014

Robert Lee Householder, 78, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014 into the arms of His Lord and Savior, Jesus on November 30, 2014 following a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease.Robert was born December 19, 1935 in Steubenville, Ohio and moved to Port Charlotte in 1999 from Xenia, Ohio. He attended the First Baptist Church of Port Charlotte.Survivors include 3 sons, Ron, Gary(Stacey) and Tom (Andrea)... Read more

Robert Lee Householder

Robert Lee Householder

11/30/2014

Robert Lee Householder, 78, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Sunday, November 30, 2014 into the arms of His Lord and Savior, Jesus on November 30, 2014 following a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease.Robert was born December 19, 1935 in Steubenville, Ohio and moved to Port Charlotte in 1999 from Xenia, Ohio. He attended the First Baptist Church of Port Charlotte.Survivors include 3 sons, Ron, Gary(Stacey) and Tom (Andrea)... Read more