Obituaries

Helen Vilma Csajaghy

Helen Vilma Csajaghy

3/12/2015

Helen Vilma Csajaghy, 99, of Englewood, Florida, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2015 in Port Charlotte.She was born May 19, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Joseph and Vilma Csajaghy. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, Helen managed Edward's Liquor Store in her native Chicago, until retiring to Englewood in 1985. She was Protestant.She is survived by sisters, Florence S. Szepi of Port Charlotte, and Patricia R. Imre of... Read more

Betty A.  Hess

Betty A. Hess

3/11/2015

Betty A. Hess, 80, of North Port, Florida passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Betty was born February 18, 1935 in Milwaukee, WI and moved to North Port in 2003 from Sturgeon Bay, WI. She was an avid gardener who enjoyed her roses dearly. She loved the outdoors, fishing, country music and siamese cats. Betty was known for her pickle canning which she did for many years. Betty... Read more

Joan D. Hunter

Joan D. Hunter

3/9/2015

Joan D. Hunter, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away to be with her Heavenly Father Monday, March 09, 2015 at her residence. She was born May 14, 1931 to her parents Hazen and Florence (Force) Frantz in Detroit, Michigan. While living in Detroit she participated in many sports activities and then pursued her nursing degree and received her RN degree from Highland Park Hospital. She then Joined the US Navy Reserve, after her marriage to... Read more

Bernard C. Strapp

Bernard C. Strapp

3/9/2015

Bernard C. Strapp, 89, of North Port, Florida, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015 with his wife and family by his side.Bernie was born September 13, 1925 in Akron, Ohio. A U.S. Navy veteran of both World War II and the Korean War, Bernie returned to his native Ohio and worked for the Railroad before moving to California. There he worked for Aerojet and General Telephone. Bernie and his wife Arlene moved from Nuevo, CA to Port Charlotte in... Read more

Paul S. Caliguire

Paul S. Caliguire

3/7/2015

Paul S. Caliguire, 47, of Davenport, Florida passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015 at his residence in Polk County, Florida. Paul was born November 20, 1967 in Bayshore, New York. Paul worked for Disney Theme Park for numerous years. He enjoyed life to the fullest and will forever be missed by all who loved and knew him. Survivors include his parents, Deacon Tom (Josephine) Caliguire; his brother, Thomas Caliguire of... Read more

Reba M. Merrill

Reba M. Merrill

3/6/2015

Reba Mae Merrill, 86, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2015 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.She was born on December 3, 1928 in Noxen, Pennsylvania. Reba moved to Port Charlotte in 1978 from Binghamton, New York. Reba was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses since 1972.She is survived by her daughter, Annette Rene Walker of Port Charlotte; a granddaughter, Erin Besser, and grandson, Joey Walker;... Read more

Sohan   Roopan Singh

Sohan Roopan Singh

3/5/2015

Sohan Roopan Singh of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed Thursday, March 5, 2015.He was born June 4, 1926, in Niesmes, West Bank Demerara in Guyana, to Etwaria Singh and Roopan Singh. Sohan was educated in Guyana and upon completion went to England to study law. He graduated from Middle Temple University, London as a Barristerat-Law. He met his wife Alice in London, was married, and moved back to Guyana. He conducted a successful law practice... Read more

Harold Wesley Clark

Harold Wesley Clark

3/4/2015

Harold Wesley Clark, 93, of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away on Wednesday evening, March 4, 2015 in Punta Gorda.He was born July 22, 1921 in San Francisco, California to the late Walter Monroe Clark and Alvina (nee – Mohr) Clark, where he lived for seventeen years. He graduated from High School and then from Technical Junior College in Industrial Chemistry, both in San Francisco.Harold graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy at... Read more

Adolf Sehring

Adolf Sehring

3/4/2015

Adolf Sehring, 84, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Adolf was born June 8, 1930 in Urupino, Russia. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1949 at the age of 19. Two years later he joined the U.S. Army and fought in the Korean War. Adolf started drawing at the age of six and over time became a renowned master realist painter and sculptor. He was the only American artist to be commissioned by the Vatican to paint the... Read more

Antonio Brignoni

Antonio Brignoni

3/3/2015

Antonio Brignoni, 89, of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away on March 3, 2015. A U.S. Army veteran born in Moca, Puerto Rico, he was a beloved and treasured family icon, and there was no one like him. He is survived by Estrella, his devoted wife of 58 years, and his loving children Nereida (David Antonick) of Long Island, NY, Jeanette (Ric Din) of Los Angeles, CA, and Dr. Anthony Brignoni (Aida) of Arcadia, FL. He is preceded in... Read more