Obituaries – 08-22-2012

Paul Adamec

Paul Adamec, 77, died Aug. 12.

He was a machinist and also worked at Publix Super Market in Holmes Beach.

Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements were by Covell Funeral Home.

Mr. Adamec is survived by daughters Susan Adamec and Sharon Swanick; three grandchildren; and former wife Roseann Holzheimer.


Nancy J. Grimme

Nancy J. Grimme, 80, Holmes Beach, died Aug. 13. She was born March 15, 1932, in Knoxville, Tenn. She married Richard Grimme Sept. 12, 1953.

Mrs. Grimme was a homemaker, avid golfer and loved working in her yard. She also loved taking care of her two cats, Kelley and Katie. She was a member of the Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach.

A memorial Mass was celebrated Aug. 17 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach, followed by a celebration of life at the Key Royale Club. Donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238. Covell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by husband Dick; sons Tom and wife Cindy of Bradenton and Greg and wife Karen of Kettering, Ohio; and grandchildren Brad, Jackie and Christine.


Frank Charles Zacchero

Frank Charles Zacchero, 80, of Bradenton, died Aug. 19. He was born March 31, 1922, in Clairton, Pa.

He was married May 2, 1953, to Rose Frances Ferraro at St. Bernard Church in Mt. Lebanon, Pa. He received a bachelor’s degree in English and a masters in art education at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

Mr. Zacchero was a member of the nation’s Greatest Generation, having served his country in the U.S. Army  95th Infantry Division in World War II under General Patton. He was a member of the American Legion.

Following the military and a brief career in teaching, Frank served nearly 30 years as a claim settlement agent for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania before retiring to Bradenton. The Zaccheros were among the original residents of Country Village condominium in West Bradenton, and were active members of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish.

He was an ardent fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates, and volunteered as Pirate Booster for more than decade.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Ss. Peter & Paul the Apostles Church, 2850 75th St. W., Bradenton. A reception will be held following Mass at the Country Village clubhouse. Memorial donations may be made to Sts. Peter & Paul Church.

Mr. Zacchero is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rose Frances; son Charles Francis; daughter Mary Jo and husband Brian Martin Smith; godfather to Anthony (Rocky) Zacchero and Carol Zacchero Soska; step-grandfather of Brian Martin Smith Jr., Quinn Marie Smith, and Sidnie Lynne Smith; step-great-grandfather of Dominic Brian Smith; nieces and nephews Rocky, Mary Ellen, Linda, Sandy, Sharon, Kathy, Carol, Mark, Debbie, Tony, Lorrie, Diane, Annette, Dennis, Anita, Carol Ann, Jimmy, Linda, John and Alexis; and brother-in-law of John and Terry DaPra, Joan and Francis Shine and Ray Ferraro.

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