Obituaries – 01-06-2016

Denny McClarren Denny McClarren of Holmes Beach died Aug. 9. A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. A reception will follow in the …

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Obituaries – 12-16-2015

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Obituaries – 12-23-2015

Paul Kaemmerlen Paul Kaemmerlen, 91, of Holmes Beach, died Dec. 12. He attended high school in Hudson, New York, and spent a year at Dartmouth College before entering the U.S. Army. He was in the Battle of the Bulge, had …

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Obituaries – 12-16-2015

Laurie Shahinian       Laurie Shahinian of Anna Maria Island died Dec. 11 after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Connecticut and moved to Florida at a young age. She was long-time resident of Anna Maria Island. She …

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Obituaries – 12-09-2015

Marcia Ann Barlow Marcia Ann Barlow, 61, of Bradenton and formerly Anna Maria, died Nov. 28. The service was private. Condolences may be made at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com. Survivors include husband Robert, a former Anna Maria city commissioner; sons Brick, Clay and …

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Obituaries – 12-02-2015

Sue Normand Sue Normand of Holmes Beach died Nov. 26, Thanksgiving Day. Mrs. Normand operated Island Mail & More and Eselen Consulting in Holmes Beach and held many volunteer roles over the years, including as a member of the Anna …

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Obituaries – 11-25-2015

Mary Villadonga Rodriguez Bear Mary Villadonga Rodriguez Bear, 100, died at home Nov. 4. She was born in Santa Fe, Argentina, and arrived in Tampa with her parents and siblings in March 1921. She lived in Florida for the rest …

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Obituaries – 11-18-2015

Woody Candish The Islander learned at press time that Woody Candish, 69, of Bradenton, a well known, respected artist and friend who resided many years on Anna Maria Island, died Nov. 16. More information will be posted online as it …

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Obituaries – 11-11-2015

Rhea Chiles, ‘First Lady’ of AMI, dies at 84       Former Florida first lady Rhea Grafton Chiles, 84, died Nov. 8 at her home on Anna Maria Island. Mrs. Chiles was wife and first lady to the late Lawton Chiles, …

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Obituaries – 11-04-2015

Martin Dunlevy Martin Dunlevy, 100, of Holmes Beach, died Oct. 17. He was born Jan. 23, 1915, in Cong, County Mayo, Ireland, to the late Patrick and Mary (Kaney) Dunleavy. He was an avid fisherman and proud member of the …

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