Obituaries – 04-25-2012

Cheryll Marie Arnold

Cheryll Marie Arnold, 47, of Bradenton, died March 26.

Miss Arnold attended Charles Leroy Lowman Special Education Center in North Hollywood, Calif., and on moving to Tecumseh, Ok., graduated in 1984 from Bethel High School.

She took classes at St. Gregory’s University, Oklahoma, and participated in a power wheelchair in several Special Olympics hike/bike-athons. She also attended Oklahoma University and participated there in the ROTC program.

When the family moved to Bradenton Beach, she later moved to Bradenton and volunteered at Casa Mora Rehabilitation and Extended-Care Facility. She also returned to participate in summer camp at St. Gregory’s and to volunteer for the Rev. Paul Zahler at the Oklahoma Benedictine Institute in Shawnee, Ok.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Her cremains will be buried at a later date at St. Gregory’s Abbey. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice & Palliative Care, 2504 34th Ave. W., Bradenton FL 34205.

Miss Arnold is survived by her parents, William “Bill” and Claudette “Rickie” Arnold; brother Wayne; sister Sharon and husband Jamey Schwegmann; nieces Laurie Umphries, Nicole Hennessey-Galloday and Heather Mook; grand-nephew Sean Hennessey; and many friends and extended family members.


Cheryl L. (Rankin) Dwinnells

Cheryl L. (Rankin) Dwinnells, 45, of Bradenton died April 10. She moved to Holmes Beach with her family at age 4 from Toledo, Ohio.

She attended Anna Maria Elementary School and graduated from Bayshore High School in 1984. She studied at Manatee Community College. She was a bartender for 12 years at Fan-Atics in Bradenton.

A memorial service with the Rev. Dr. Bob Sichta officiating was held April 20, at Congregational Church of Christ, 3700 26th St. W., Bradenton. Memorial donations may be made to Moffitt Cancer Center or in care of Cheryl Dwinnells Scholarship Fund, Ashley Foundation, 800 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota FL 34236. Arrangements are by by Covell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dwinnells is survived by husband Rob; son Phillip; daughter BreAnna; parents Russell and Shirley Rankin; brother Steven; nieces Amber, Kayla and Marisa; great nephew Evan; and best friend Angie.


Paul R. Foor

Paul R. Foor, 94, died April 17. He was born in Tower Hill, Ill., and spent much of his life in Mattoon, Ill., where he owned numerous businesses.

Mr. Foor moved to Holmes Beach in l969, and then to Bradenton, where he owned and operated Foor’s Brake & Wheel & Alignment until retirement. He was a combat veteran of World War II with the Fifth Armored Division. He was lifetime member of the Elks Club, American Legion, VFW and the Moose Lodge.

A service was held April 24 at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 5115 Cortez Road W. Internment was to be at Sarasota National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

Mr. Foor is survived by wife Barbara; children Gerald and wife Gaye of Fenton Mich., Suzanne and husband Gary Reynolds of Greenup, Ill., Glenn and wife Mary McGinnis of Lutz; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Claud E. McComb

Claud E. McComb, 89, of Holmes Beach and formerly of Ontario, Canada, and Costa Mesa, Calif., died April 19. He was born Dec. 28, 1922.

Mr. McComb was a longtime member of Bradenton Masonic Lodge No. 31.

Services will be private. Toale Brothers Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McComb is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dolores; daughter Julie Claudel Stewart of Palmetto; and sister Eileen Glaskin-Clay of Ontario.

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