Obituaries – 10-09-2013

Gladys Dingee Martineau

Gladys Dingee Martineau, 95, died Sept. 27 in St. Louis.

Mrs. Martineau and husband Gene were 27-year residents of Bay Palms Drive in Holmes Beach. They were members of the Holmes Beach Christian Science Church and, on its closure, members of Bradenton Christian Science Church. They also were active members and supporters of the Holmes Beach Garden Club, Friends of the Library, All Island Denominations, the Sarasota Symphony and Island Players. Mrs. Martineau also was active in the League of Women Voters.

She was an active bridge player, attending weekly games on Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key and playing frequently with friends.

The couple loved Anna Maria Island and the island spirit is carried on with their children.

Memorial donations may be made to Peace Haven Association, 12630 Rott Road, St Louis MO 63127, or First Church of Christ, Scientist, 702 15th St. W., Bradenton FL 34205.

Mrs. Martineau is survived by her children and their spouses, Gene and KarenLee, Steve and Deborah and Claire and Perry Fisher; grandchildren Katherine, Graham, Jane, Gwendolyn and Zoe; and two great-grandchildren.


Michael J. O’Leary

Michael J. O’Leary, 56, a lifelong resident of Bradenton, died Sept. 18, following a battle with throat cancer.

Mr. O’Leary was an integral part of the Cortez fishing and crabbing community for more than 40 years.

A celebration of life will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wedenesday, Oct. 16, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 2850 75th St.W., Bradenton. Immediately following the service, there will be a gathering for family and friends at the Clam Factory, 10104 Cortez Road W., Bradenton.

Mr. O’Leary is survived by his son, Keegan; wife bridget; brother John, Aunt Dorothy A. Hall, and many cousins and dear friends.

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