Obituaries

Keith  Robert Kappler

Keith Robert Kappler

4/12/2014

Keith was a loving son, brother and friend. He will be missed, but not forgotten. Read more

Ann Marie  Antonaccio

Ann Marie Antonaccio

4/10/2014

Ann Marie Antonaccio, 55, long time resident of Daytona Beach, Florida, was taken from this life too soon in the days prior to April 10, 2014.Ann Marie was born July 19, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Edward J. and Ada A. McCloskey. Ann Marie, a Licensed Practical Nurse and resident of Daytona Beach for 30 years, enjoyed volunteering personal time regularly at the Arni Foundation Animal Shelter and Community United Methodist... Read more

Geraldine  C.  Mitchell

Geraldine C. Mitchell

4/8/2014

Geraldine C. Mitchell, 69, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Signature Healthcare of Port Charlotte. Geraldine was born to John and Teresa Mitchell on August 27, 1944 in England. She was a dog groomer for many years in Port Charlotte. She was a daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend and will forever be missed by all who loved and knew her. Survivors... Read more

Randolph "Randy" Scott Pratt

Randolph "Randy" Scott Pratt

4/7/2014

Randolph "Randy" Scott Pratt, 63, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at his Port Charlotte residence.Randy was born August 9, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia to Arbutus M. and Rev. John D. Pratt. An Electrical Engineer, Randy eventually left his native W.Va. for Tucson, Arizona, returning briefly to W.Va. before moving to Port Charlotte in 2002. A Ham Radio enthusiast and member of Church of God, Randy will be... Read more

Dorothy Coley Dyke

Dorothy Coley Dyke

4/6/2014

Dorothy Coley Dyke, 67, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, April 6, 2014.She was born on March 27, 1947, to the late Garland L. and Anna F. (nee-Browning) Coley. Dorothy graduated from Forrest City High School in 1965. She lived most of her adult life in Naples, Florida, and had recently moved to Port Charlotte, Florida. She enjoyed cooking, reading, fishing, and gardening. She will be remembered and deeply missed by all who... Read more

Robert J. Riccio

Robert J. Riccio

4/6/2014

Robert J. Riccio, 66, of North Port, Florida passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Tidewell Hospice in Venice. He was born February 5, 1948 in New York, NY and moved to North Port 9 years ago from Port Charlotte. He was a veteran of Vietnam War serving in the US Navy. Robert was a retired truck driver and avid model train collector and loved music and collecting and playing the drums. He was a beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather and... Read more

Charles J. Hogan, Jr.

Charles J. Hogan, Jr.

4/3/2014

Charles J Hogan JR "Chuck" , 85 of Port Charlotte FL formerly of Danbury, CT. Passed away at the Douglas T. Jacobson Veterans Home. He was the Husband of Lucy (Costa) Hogan with whom he shared 41 years of marriage. Born in Brooklyn, NY on April 8th 1928, to Charles and Helen Hogan. Received B.S. Degree in marketing from the University of Miami. Served his country in the US Marine Corps for 2 years as a private First class. Chuck worked for... Read more

Phyllis M. Harris

Phyllis M. Harris

4/2/2014

Phyllis M. Harris, 78, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at her home in Port Charlotte.Phyllis was born August 6, 1935 to Irving and Sally Siegel in Chelsea, Massachusetts. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will forever be missed by all who loved and knew her.Survivors include her husband, Lester Yanowitz; her daughter, Judy (Michael) Belitch of Port Charlotte; 3 sons, Arnold ... Read more

Olga J. Rossi

Olga J. Rossi

4/2/2014

Olga J. Rossi, 54, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 2, 2014.Born Olga Juanita Gela, May 11, 1959 in Poland, to the late Elias and Maria Gela, Olga immigrated to the U.S. at the age of four with her family. Olga moved from her long time home of Passaic, New Jersey to Port Charlotte in 1987. Olga, a member of San Antonio Catholic Church in Port Charlotte, was a wonderful wife, mother, sister and friend who... Read more

Albert P. Battigelli

Albert P. Battigelli

4/1/2014

Albert P. Battigelli, 78, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at his home in Port Charlotte. Albert was born to John & Elizabeth Battigelli on September 3, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Port Charlotte in 1972 from Arlington Heights, IL. Albert enjoyed life to the fullest. He loved animals of all kinds especially his dog, Sam who he adored. He was a handyman and enjoyed watching sports. Albert... Read more