Obituaries – 09-17-2014

Samuel F McDowell Samuel F. McDowell, 78, of Bradenton and formerly of Anna Maria, died Aug. 26. He was born Sept. 1, 1935. Mr. McDowell was a longtime board member and volunteer for the Island Players theater in Anna Maria, …

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Obituaries – 09-10-2014

Pieter Moen Hahn Pieter Moen Hahn, 60, of Bradenton, died Aug. 25. He was born July 5, 1954, in Wareham, Massachusetts, and was raised on Cape Cod in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Mr. Hahn also resided in Hatchville, Sandwich and Hyannis, …

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Obituaries – 09-03-2014

Judy Nolin Judy (nee Wright) Nolin, 75, of Holmes Beach, died Aug. 29 in Merrimack, New Hampshire. She was born in Lowell to the late Donald and Olive Wright. She graduated in 1957 from the Westford Academy in Westford. She …

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Obituaries – 08-27-2014

Robert Kirk Balsai Robert Kirk Balsai of Bradenton died Aug. 18. He was born to Irene and Andrew Balsai in New Jersey. Mr. Balsai was a graduate of Manatee High School. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS …

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Obituaries – 08-20-2014

Robert Kirk Balsai Robert Kirk Balsai of Bradenton died Aug. 18. He was born to Irene and Andrew Balsai in New Jersey. Mr. Balsai was a graduate of Manatee High School. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS …

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Obituaries – 08-13-2014

Joseph L. Handzel Joseph L. Handzel, 88, of Holmes Beach and formerly of West Chester, Pennsylvania, died Aug. 4 in West Chester. He was born in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, to John and Elizabeth Handzel, Slavic immigrants from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He …

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Obituaries – 08-06-2014

Joen (Baker) Bird Joen (Baker) Bird, 82, of Glenview, Illinois, died July 31. Mrs. Bird and her late husband, Robert, loved to travel and spend time at their second home in Holmes Beach. Service and interment were private. Arrangements were …

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Obituaries – 07-30-2014

Robert E. Armstrong Robert E. Armstrong, 96, of Holmes Beach, and formerly of DeGraff, Ohio, died July 23. He was born June 4, 1918, in Rosewood to the late Clarence E. and Mary Christine (Grove) Armstrong. On Oct. 6, 1945, …

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Obituaries – 07-23-2014

Ronald M. Luce Sr. Ronald M. Luce Sr., 64, of Parrish, died July 12. He was born Feb. 24, 1950, in Adrian, Michigan, to Harold and Donna Luce. He married Karen Hunt June 12, 1967. Mr. Luce lived in Brooklyn, …

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Obituaries – 07-16-2014

Mark Alonso takes part in an art sale at The Islander newspaper in 2008. He sold handmade birds and other sculptured objects.

Mark M. Alonso Mark M. Alonso, 87, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and formerly of Anna Maria, died July 12. He was born July 28, 1926, in Bilbao, Spain. Mr. Alonso was a furniture designer in New York City before moving …

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