Obituaries

Charles "Chuck" Chachi" David Bader

Charles "Chuck" Chachi" David Bader

11/26/2013

CHARLES "CHUCK" "CHACHI" DAVID BADER, 56 , of Venice, Florida and former resident of Port Charlotte and Miami died November 26, 2013 as a result of an automobile accident. He was born October 1, 1957 in Miami, Florida. Charles lived his life with a smile on his face and a joke on his lips. There wasn't a waitress, cashier, bartender or random person waiting in line in front of him that he didn't connect with. He brightened the days of... Read more

James Nelson Curtis

James Nelson Curtis

11/26/2013

JAMES NELSON CURTIS, 91, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte.He was born January 25, 1922 in Festus, Missouri. James moved to Carbondale, Illinois at an early age where he attended school and worked until moving to Florida in 1970. He worked in the southern Illinois as a commercial construction superintendent and also taught classes as associate professor in construction... Read more

Debra L. Godwin

Debra L. Godwin

11/20/2013

Debra L. Godwin, 57, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at her home in Port Charlotte. Debra was born to William and Joan Griffis on January 3, 1956 in Niagara Fall, New York. She graduated from Danville High School in Danville, IL. Shortly after graduation, she moved to Florida where she raised her family in Charlotte County. Debra was a wonderful daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and... Read more

Sherrell J. Magnant

Sherrell J. Magnant

11/19/2013

Sherrell J. Magnant, 76, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte.She was born April 1, 1937 in Providence, Rhode Island to the late Elmer R. and Muriel V. (nee-Kettelle) Smith, and moved from Narragansett, R.I. to Sarasota, Florida before settling in Punta Gorda in 1997. Sherrell was a member and President of the North Kingstown Fire Belles and served as member of the... Read more

Ronald J. Altobello

Ronald J. Altobello

11/18/2013

Ronald Joseph Altobello, 67, of Punta Gorda, Florida died Monday, November 18th, 2013 at Peace River Regional Medical Center Port Charlotte. He was born December 28, 1945 in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Michael and Stella Altobello and moved to Florida 16 years ago from Hyde Park, Massachusetts. Ronald wad a retired Boilermaker, Local 29. Survived by his loving family, his wife Ellen A. Altobello of Punta Gorda; a daughter Lori L.... Read more

Tina Louise Smith

Tina Louise Smith

11/18/2013

Tina Louise Smith, 53, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Monday, November 18, 2014 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. She was born January 28, 1960 in Poplarville, Mississippi and moved to Port Charlotte in 1996 from West Palm, FL. She was a Baptist and a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend who will be missed, but not forgotten.She is survived by her loving family, her husband, Barney Smith of Port... Read more

Marion S. Newcomb

Marion S. Newcomb

11/17/2013

Marion S. Newcomb, 96, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away peacefully Sunday, November 17, 2013 in Port Charlotte.Born September 11, 1917 in Dedham, Massachusetts to Carrie Lynn and Charles Alton Wing, Marion and her husband Robert W. Newcomb, moved from their family home of Exeter, New Hampshire, to Port Charlotte in 1977, where she was a member of the New Life Christian Church.Marion is survived by four children; a daughter Deborah... Read more

Doris "Dee" Bishop

Doris "Dee" Bishop

11/11/2013

DORIS "Dee" BISHOP, 72, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Monday, November 11, 2013 at Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte.She was born October 10, 1941 in Hartford, Connecticut to the late Rosario and Angelina Attenello. Dee and her husband William moved to Port Charlotte in 1976 from England. She was retired phlebotomist and worked in the Lab at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte for 20 years. At the hospital she was on the... Read more

Edward A. Luppe

Edward A. Luppe

11/8/2013

EDWARD A. LUPPE, 92, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Friday, November 8, 2013 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte.Born September 21, 1921 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late Albert & Augusta Luppe and moved to Port Charlotte in 1989 from Pittsburgh. Edward was a retired stationary engineer for the City of Pittsburgh. He was a veteran of World War II, U.S. Navy. Member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, American Legion Post... Read more

Virginia A. Mitchell

Virginia A. Mitchell

11/5/2013

Virginia A. Mitchell, 78, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at The Palms of Punta Gorda, FL. Virginia was born August 17, 1935 in Brooklawn, New Jersey and moved to Charlotte County in 1977 from New Jersey. Virginia grew up with a love for music, the theater, and movies. She graduated from Gloucester City High School in 1953. She was employed as an administrative assistant and sales associate.... Read more