Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries – 11-02-2016

Janet Caswell Janet Caswell, 90, of Sunapee, New Hampshire, and Holmes Beach, died Oct. 22 in New London, New Hampshire. She was born Oct. 18, 1926, in Windsor, Ontario, to George and Christina Pilmer. Her bothers Robert and Colin were born soon after. The family had emigrated from Edinburgh, Scotland in 1922 to join the […]

Obituaries – Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

Virginia ‘Shirley’ Heatley Virginia “Shirley” Zgorski Heatley, 85, of Ellenton, died Oct. 15. She was born July 10, 1931, in Chicago. She was married to William Edward Heatley for 52 years. She lived in Chicago and moved to Holmes Beach in 1975 before moving to Ellenton in 2002. She attended the Creiger School of Nursing […]

Obituaries – 10-19-2016

Sandra L. (Aldred) Feyh Sandra “Sandy” L. Feyh, 70, of Holmes Beach, died Sept. 14 at the Bradenton Hospice House after a battle with cancer. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Leo and Juanita Aldred. She graduated from Whitehall Yearling and retired from the Ohio Department of Transportation in 2007 to live on Anna […]

Obituaries – 10-12-2016

Richard Gordon Knapp Richard Gordon Knapp, 80 and a winter resident of Anna Maria, died Oct. 1. He was born April 5, 1936. He was an MBA graduate of Bishop’s and Queens Universities and had long career in the private and public sectors. In retirement, he pursued his passions for duplicate bridge, travel and spending […]

Obituaries – 10-05-2016

Mark H. Burnett Mark H. Burnett, 73, of Bradenton, died Sept. 29. He was born Nov. 15, 1942. in Bradenton to Herman and Elizabeth Burnett. He was raised in and around the Cortez area, was a lifelong resident of Bradenton, and a nurseryman. He was a member of Elwood Baptist Church and the Florida Anthropology […]

Obituaries – 09-28-2016

Scott Joseph Booth Scott Joseph Booth, 50, of Bradenton, died Sept. 17. He was born in North Miami and came to Bradenton in 1978. Mr. Booth was a 1985 graduate of Manatee High School, went to college at North East Mississippi and was a graduate of the University of Kentucky. He was a member of […]

Obituaries – 09-14-2016

Matthew ‘Matt’ Behan Matthew “Matt” Behan, 82, of Bradenton, died Sept. 5. He was born July 31, 1934, in Hoboken, New Jersey, to Christopher and Esther (Foster) Behan. He grew up in Secaucus, New Jersey with four brothers, Martin, James, Christopher and Patrick. He served in the U.S. Army 1954-56 in Germany. On April 27, […]

Obituaries – 09-07-2016

Louis D. Figari Louis D. Figari, a longtime resident of Holmes Beach, died Aug. 25. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, March 15, 1950, to Marie and Louis Figari Sr. He lived in Closter, New Jersey, for 32 years, where he attended Northern Valley Regional High School. He graduated from LaSalle University in […]

Obituaries – 08-31-2016

Josephine ‘Josey’ Coarsey Josephine ‘Josey’ Coarsey, 92, of Cortez, has died. She was born in White Haven, Pennsylvania, to Chester and Julie Okrasinski and moved to Cortez 72 years ago. She was married to Wyman Coarsey for 72 years and she raised six children. Arrangements were by Brown & Sons Funeral & Crematory in Bradenton. […]