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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Obituaries – 07-09-2014

Melanie Fretwell Melanie Fretwell, 71, of Holmes Beach, died June 25. She was born in West Germany and was the only member of her family to emigrate to the United States. While living in Manhattan Beach, California, she met James …

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Obituaries – 07-02-2014

Eric Bergan Eric Bergan of Holmes Beach, owner of Air America, an airconditioning company based in Holmes Beach, died June 27. An obituary was not provided by press time. This photo of Bergan with a snook was taken in 2009 …

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Obituaries – 06-25-2014

Janet Elizabeth Rich Janet Elizabeth Rich, 87, of Bradenton, died June 15. She was born March 30, 1927, in Adrian, Michigan, to the late Elwood J. & Fleta Bertine (Sayers) Rinehart. She moved with her husband, Keith, and daughter Deborah …

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Obituaries – 06-18-2014

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Obituaries – 06-11-2014

Marian Mulroy Marian Mulroy, 92, of Holmes Beach, died June 6. She was born Aug. 23, 1922. She was a graduate of Wappingers High School in Wappingers Falls, New York. Mrs. Mulroy had been employed as a personnel supervisor for …

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Obituaries – 06-04-2014

Robert Byrnes Jones       Robert Byrnes Jones, 85, of Bradenton and formerly of Holmes Beach, died May 22. He was born Nov. 15, 1928, in Chicago to the late Wyatt Jasper and Hilda (Schilling) Jones. Mr. Jones was a 1948 …

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Obituaries – 05-28-2014

Bonnie Birke Bonnie Birke, 85, of Anna Maria Island, died May 15. She was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Detroit. Mrs. Birke was a devoted educator who taught in Hastings, Michigan, for 25 years. On retiring to Anna Maria, she …

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