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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Obituaries

Doris Hawley
Linda M. Berkowitz, 61, of Anna Maria City, died July 22.

Doris Hawley, 88, of Bradenton Beach, died July 29.

Mrs. Hawley was a member of Women of the Moose, Bradenton Beach. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach.

She is survived by husband George; stepdaughter Eleanor Treiber; sons James Howard and Thomas Howard; stepson George and Michael; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Marita Lee Blackwell O'Neil
Marita Lee Blackwell O'Neil, 67, of Palmetto, died July 26.

Born in Fitchburg, Mass., Mrs. O'Neil came to Palmetto 51 years ago. She was the former owner of Casa De Marita's Beauty Shop, Anna Maria Island, for many years and retired from the Shores Beauty Shop.

A celebration of life was held July 31. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 600 U.S. Blvd. W., Suite 136, Bradenton FL 34205. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, Manatee Avenue Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by spouse Phillip; daughters Dana Maynard and Tia Jackson, both of Bradenton; sons Grant Blackwell and Curtis Blackwell, both of Bradenton, and Scott Blackwell of Waveland, Miss.; sister Carole Lane of Bradenton; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Bonnie Albright Robinson
Bonnie Albright Robinson, 75, of Anna Maria and Bradenton, died July 31.

Born in Pineville, Ky., Mrs. Robinson retired as vice president of First Union, formerly the Island Bank, in Holmes Beach. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Bradenton.

Private services will be held at a later date. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home was is in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by daughters Dee. R. Kring of Anna Maria and Sherree R. Welch of Sonoma, Calif.; son Chad T. of Ramrod Key; sisters Betty Shepherd of Lawrenceburg, Ky., and Bradenton, and Doris Woodruff of Georgetown, Ky., and Pat Vest of Palmetto; brothers LeRoy Albright Jr. of Brownsville, Texas, and Richard Albright of Shelbyville, Ky.; and five grandchildren.

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