James P. Broom
James P. Broom, 83, of Anna Maria and formerly of Northvale, N.J., died July 26.
Mr. Broom served in the U.S. Marines 1stMarine Division in World War II in the South Pacific Theater and in Guadalcanal. Before his retirement, he was a textile dyer for 40 years at Consolidated Bleaching in North Bergen, N.J.
Funeral Mass was July 29 in Tappan, N.Y.
He is survived by daughters Marie D’Amico of Harrington Park and Paula Criqui of Waldwick; son Warren of Northvale; sister Rozelle Hooper of South Carolina; and five grandchildren.
Lawrence Lee Carnes
Lawrence Lee Carnes, 64, of Tallahassee and formerly Holmes Beach, died Aug. 16.
Born in Jasper, Ind., Mr. Carnes moved to Holmes Beach with his family at age 18. He attended the University of Florida and received a pharmacy and finance degree. He attended Florida State University and received a law degree and a master’s degree in urban planning. He was a staff director for the Florida Senate Health and Rehabilitative Services. He was a managing attorney for the Tallahassee law firm of Epstein, Becker, Borsidy and Green. He retired as a patent and trademark attorney.
Memorial services were Aug. 19 in Tallahassee. Memorial contributions may be made to Down Syndrome Association of Tallahassee, 8830 Minnow Creek Drive, Tallahassee FL 32312, or to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee FL 32308.
He is survived by wife of 33 years Jennifer; daughters Amy Carnes Etter, Renee Carnes Carlson and Melissa Carnes Roy, all of Tallahassee; son William Benjamin of Tallahassee; brother Tom of North Palm Beach; mother Martha of Dowling Park; and seven grandchildren.
Clifford J. Lanning
Clifford J. Lanning, 85, of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Holmes Beach, died Aug. 22.
Mr. Lanning had been a winter resident of the Island since the 1940s.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Aug. 24, and memorial services will be Thursday, Aug. 25, in Grand Rapids. Zaagman Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by wife Jean; daughters Holly Jean Pitzer and Linda Doezema; son Clifford II; brother Kenneth; and eight grandchildren.