Albert Joseph Anderson Jr.
Albert Joseph Anderson Jr., 66, died Aug. 9. He was born May 16, 1946, in Hollis, N.Y., and followed his family to Florida after serving an extended tour in Vietnam.
Mr. Anderson had a love of boating and the water and spent his life in the boating industry as co-owner of A&A Marine Service on Anna Maria Island and later of Osprey Marine Service. He was a master marine technician for Galati Marine and later Siesta Marine, from which he retired in 2007.
He helped design and was advisor for the Marine Service Technology course at Sarasota County Technical Institute. He also was instrumental in launching Sarasota High School’s floating classroom, “The Carefree Learner.”
A service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Jennings Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment will follow at Sarasota National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice or the Sarasota County Technical Institute Marine Service Program.
Mr. Anderson is survivied by wife Donna; son Traye; granddaughter Carly; sisters Audrey Williams of Westport, Conn., Lori and husband Preston DeVilbiss and Linda and husband David Hubbard of Sarasota, Roberta Burish of Bradenton; brothers Robert and wife Donna and Donald and wife Angie of Bradenton, FL; 10 nieces and nephews and five great nieces and nephews.
Doris Boniberger, 76, Bradenton, died Aug. 10.
Born in Riverhead, Long Island, N.Y., she moved to Bradenton in 1994 from Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
Mrs. Boniberger was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Moose Lodge of Bradenton Beach Ladies Auxiliary, VFW 10141 Ladies Auxiliary of Bradenton, and American Legion Kirby Stewart Post 24 Ladies Auxiliary of Bradenton.
Service will be private for the family. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.
Mrs. Boniberger is survived by husband, Ralph; sons Steve and wife Christine of Bradenton Beach and Mike and wife Lisa of Bradenton; and granddaughter Kacie of Bradenton.