Obituaries

Sylvia  L.  Arnott

Sylvia L. Arnott

7/24/2014

Sylvia L. Arnott, 89, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. Sylvia was born to William B. and Mary E. Arnott on May 29, 1925 in New York, New York and moved to Florida in 1987 from there. She was a retired registered nurse at Bellevue Hospital in New York, NY for 36 years. She was a member of Woman's Coalition, Daughter's of the King, Chi Eta Phi Sorority... Read more

Barbara Read Kennedy

Barbara Read Kennedy

7/17/2014

Barbara Read Kennedy, 70, of Rotonda West, FL, a native of Arcadia and former resident of Punta Gorda, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Tidewell Hospice House of Englewood, Florida. Barbara was born on February 18, 1944 in Arcadia, Florida to the late Nellie (nee-Holton) and James T. Read. Barbara, who overcame at an early age the many challenges from congenital deafness, was an active, loving mother, grandmother and wife, who... Read more

Elizabeth M. Waldorf

Elizabeth M. Waldorf

7/16/2014

ELIZABETH M. WALDORF, 79, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte.Elizabeth was born October 17, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois to the late John and Mary Gaul and grew up in Olean, New York. Everybody knew her as Betty. After graduating high school she attended St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing, Brooklyn, New York. Betty enjoyed all types of nursing, as long as she was helping... Read more

Constantine  A. Wilson

Constantine A. Wilson

7/9/2014

Constantine A. Wilson, 78, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, FL. Constantine was born to Circle and Itine Wilson on April 17, 1936 in Jamaica, West Indies. He was a hard working man who enjoyed life to the fullest. He loved his family and friends dearly. He will be missed by all who loved and knew him.He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Elaine; his... Read more

Ronald E. Host

Ronald E. Host

7/5/2014

Ronald E. Host, 78, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away peacefully at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, Florida on Saturday evening, July 5, 2014.Ronald was born October 5, 1935 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and graduated from William Penn High School. Ron enjoyed a long career with AAA Central Penn Auto Club in Harrisburg and moved to Punta Gorda with his wife in 1998. He loved his retirement years, golfing and fishing, but most of... Read more

Margaret A. "Peggy" Chandler

Margaret A. "Peggy" Chandler

7/1/2014

Margaret A. "Peggy" Chandler, 66, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte.She was born November 15, 1947 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to the late George and Barbara Bostic. Peggy was a former flight attendant for National Airlines and Pan American Airlines. She loved animals and owned and operated Feline Finesse, a cat sitting service in Miami-Dade County before moving to Port... Read more

Richard E. Klispie

Richard E. Klispie

6/30/2014

Richard E. Klispie, 89, of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away peacefully Monday, June 30, 2014 in Punta Gorda.Richard was born April 20, 1925 in Hamburg, New York to the late Caroline J. and Albert N. Klispie. Richard met his wife Margaret T. (nee-Skitka) while staying in Punta Gorda. Working in Miami with FP&L Richard and Margaret transferred to Sarasota for a time before returning with their family to Punta Gorda in 1963. Richard began a... Read more

Roberta    G. "Geri" Perri

Roberta G. "Geri" Perri

6/30/2014

Roberta G. "Geri" Perri, 84, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away, Monday, June 30, 2014 at Doctor's Hospital, Sarasota, Florida.She was born July 30, 1929 in Cleaton, Kentucky to the late Halford and Juanita Walls. As a young child the family moved to Hammond, Indiana where she graduated from Hammond High School in 1947. After graduation she attended business school in Chicago, Illinois. She was a former office manager for Webb Ford,... Read more

Doryce Lou Hayes

6/28/2014

Doryce Lou Hayes, 95, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Harbour Terrace in Port Charlotte.She was born July 30, 1918 in Lancaster, Minnesota to the late Sigrid Amanda Johansson Widerstrand and Charlie Widerstrand. Dorcye was a 1936 graduate of Lancaster High School. In 1942 she married James Aaron Hayes. She moved to Port Charlotte in 1976 from Hammond, Indiana with her husband James, who died in 1997. She has... Read more

Alexander Richard Hernandez

Alexander Richard Hernandez

6/28/2014

ALEXANDER RICHARD HERNANDEZ, 20, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida after a long battle with Leukemia.He was born January 4, 1994 in Port Charlotte, Florida and was a 2012 graduate of Port Charlotte High School.He is survived by his loving family, his parents, Juan J. and Laura E. Hernandez of Port Charlotte; a brother, Andres Hernandez of Port Charlotte; and is... Read more