Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries – 05-23-2018

Jean Lee Sears Jean Lee Sears, 83, of Holmes Beach, died May 8. She was born Nov. 23, 1934, in Boston and lived in Cohasset, Norwell, Scituate and Marshfield, Massachusetts, before moving to Florida in 1976. She was a resident of Holmes Beach and summered in Port Clyde, Maine, for many years. She was an […]

Obituaries – 05-16-2018

Daniel L. Anderson Daniel L. Anderson, M.D., 77, of Cortez, and formerly of Annapolis, Maryland, died April 29. He was born Nov. 8, 1940. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. May 1 at Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles, 2850 75th St. W., Bradenton.   Mary Alice Chakoumakos Mary Alice Chakoumakos, 91, of Santa […]

Obituaries – 05-09-2018

Daniel L. Anderson Daniel L. Anderson, M.D., 77, of Cortez, and formerly of Annapolis, Maryland, died April 29. He was born Nov. 8, 1940. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. May 1 at Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles, 2850 75th St. W., Bradenton.   Nadine Byrne Mayer Nadine Byrne Mayer died April 28. […]

Obituaries – 05-02-2018

Charles George Liddle Charles George Liddle, 82, doctor of veterinary medicine, died on Anna Maria Island. He was born in Detroit. He earned his doctorate degree in veterinary medicine from Michigan State University and master’s degree in radiation biology from the University of Rochester. He also served in the public health service. He and wife […]

Obituaries – 04-25-2018

Lucette Gerry Lucette Gerry, 79, of Anna Maria, died April 12. She was born in 1938 in Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka, Quebec, and was one of 10 children of Marie-Ange Legroulx and Orphe Viau. She met her husband, Kenneth Gerry, in Puerto Rico and they married in Honolulu. They had two sons and were married for 37 year […]

Obituaries – 04-18-2018

Rosemarie Kontra Rosemarie Kontra (nee, Jansky), 61, Holmes Beach, died April 7. She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Charles and Madelyn (Murphy). She moved to Holmes Beach in 2003 and was employed by Home True Value Hardware of Holmes Beach, where she was known as the sales clerk extraordinaire. Brown & Sons […]

Obituaries – 04-18-2018

Rosemarie Kontra Rosemarie Kontra (nee, Jansky), 61, Holmes Beach, died April 7. She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Charles and Madelyn (Murphy). She moved to Holmes Beach in 2003 and was employed by Home True Value Hardware of Holmes Beach, where she was known as the sales clerk extraordinaire. Brown & Sons […]

Obituaries – 04-04-2018

Helen Catherine Baskett Helen “Kathy” Catherine Baskett, 68, formerly of Holmes Beach, died March 17. She was born Nov. 21, 1949, to Hobart and Christena Tudor. She grew up in Denver, where she attended George Washington High School and Denver College. In 1971, she married the love of her life, Bob. She supported his career […]

Obituaries – 03-28-2018

Dana G. ‘Dane’ Clayton Dana G. “Dane” Clayton, 52, died Feb. 25. He was a lifelong resident of Manatee County, growing up on Anna Maria Island and graduating from Manatee High School. He attended Manatee Community College and Manatee Technical School. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a firefighter/paramedic in Sarasota and […]