Obituaries

William "Bill" Joseph Coogan

2/13/2014

William "Bill" Joseph Coogan, 59, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at home in Punta Gorda, Florida.He was born August 26, 1954 in Brooklyn, NY to Emma Hangarter Coogan and the late Robert Francis Coogan. He grew up in a loving home with 7 brothers and 6 sisters. Bill was a graduate of Brooklyn Preparatory School and Fordham University. He wasone of the founders of Pac Bridge Shipping in New York, a pioneer in the Ocean Logistics Freight... Read more

Luis A. Santiago

Luis A. Santiago

2/10/2014

Luis A. Santiago, 74, of Port Charlotte, FL. Passed away February 10, 2014 in Brandon, FL. He was born June 26, 1939 in Puerto Rico and moved to Port Charlotte in 1985 from Parlin, New Jersey. Luis was a Bus Driver for the New York City Transit Authority for many years before retiring to Florida. He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather who will be missed, but not forgotten. Survived by his loving family, his wife Nanny... Read more

Kim   Crump Barros

Kim Crump Barros

2/8/2014

Kim Crump Barros, 46, of Port Charlotte, FL, formerly of Warwick, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully at her Port Charlotte residence on Saturday, February 8, 2014.Born Kim Evonne Crump, on November 23, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Marcus and Karen A. (nee-Fuller) Crump, Kim, whose family moved to Warwick, Rhode Island, attended West Warwick High School, and later graduated from the Katherine Gibbs School in New York. Kim and... Read more

Domenico  Monteleone

Domenico Monteleone

2/7/2014

Domenico Monteleone, 87, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Friday, February 7, 2014 at his home in Port Charlotte.Domenico was born to Antonio and Concetta Monteleone on November 11, 1926 in Italy and moved to Port Charlotte 13 years ago from Norwalk, Connecticut. Domenico was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and will always be remembered and loved by all who loved and knew him.Survivors include... Read more

Norman E.  Lorenzani

Norman E. Lorenzani

2/5/2014

Norman E. Lorenzani, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. Norman was born April 29, 1930 to Arthur and Marie Lorenzani in Staten Island, NY. He moved to Venice, Florida in 1999 from his home on Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, Virginia, and later to Port Charlotte. Norman retired in 1987 after 35 years with IBM. He was a veteran of the United States Army who served his country in the... Read more

Felix  Boyd

Felix Boyd

2/4/2014

Felix Boyd, 90, of North Port, Florida passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Charlotte Harbor Healthcare in Port Charlotte. Felix was born to William and Beatrice Boyd on September 18, 1923 and moved to North Port in 2005 from Brooklyn, New York. Felix was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and will forever be missed by all who loved and knew him. Survivors include... Read more

Royce  E.  Wallace

Royce E. Wallace

2/3/2014

Royce E. Wallace, 98, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Monday, February 3, 2014 at Tidewell Hospice, Inc. in Port Charlotte. Royce was born October 7, 1915 in Knox, Indiana and moved to Port Charlotte in 1978 from Princeton, Indiana where he was owner and operator of an appliance and furniture store. He was also a foreman at Whirlpool refrigerator plant in Evansville, IN where he retired from there in 1971. In... Read more

Geraldine J. "Geri" Taylor

Geraldine J. "Geri" Taylor

2/2/2014

Geraldine "Geri" Jane Taylor, 74, of Port Charlotte and New Lothrop, Michigan died Sunday, February 02, 2014 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. She was born August 1, 1939 in Flint, Michigan and has been wintering in Port Charlotte for twenty five years. Dan and Geri were avid travelers and members of the Michigan Knights of the Highway, Family Motor Coach Association, Trinity United Methodist Church in Chesaning, Michigan and... Read more

Gary J. Zullo

Gary J. Zullo

2/1/2014

Gary J. Zullo, 61, of Port Charlotte, Florida, died peacefully Saturday, February 1, 2014 in Port Charlotte.Gary was born April 21, 1952 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to Frank and Dorothy Zullo. Gary moved to Port Charlotte from his native New Jersey in 1972. He joined the Charlotte County Sherriff's Office later retiring from Law Enforcement and then working for local Publix Supermarkets as Deli Manager.Gary is survived by his wife,... Read more

Jennifer L. Mathieu

Jennifer L. Mathieu

1/29/2014

Jennifer L. Mathieu, 40, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 29, 2014 in Port Charlotte.Born in Milford, Massachusetts on September 2, 1973 to Dean B. and Darlene (nee-Britt) Mathieu, Jennifer, a former Healthcare Medical Assistant, moved to Port Charlotte from Northbridge, Massachusetts in 1986 as a young teen with her parents. Jennifer attended Lemon Bay High School, but transferred to and graduated from... Read more