Obituaries – 01-30-2019

Marcia Kendall Smith Powers

Marcia Kendall Smith Powers, 79, of Bradenton, died Jan. 18.

She was born in Elkhart, Indiana, to Roger and Hazel (Kidder) Kendall.

She moved from Detroit to Anna Maria Island in 1968.

She was a well-known real estate broker and member of Roser Memorial Community Church in Anna Maria.

She loved to sew, quilt, travel and was especially interested in vintage cars.

A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd St. W., Bradenton, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Roser Memorial Community Church, P.O. Box 247, Anna Maria FL 34216. Condolences may be made online to

Mrs. Powers is survived by her husband, Dale; sister Beth Knox; son Sean; daughter Jennifer; stepsons Mark Smith, Robert Smith and Edward; stepdaughter Cay; stepdaughters Karen and Kathy; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


Edward Vincent Tumolo III

Edward Vincent Tumolo III, of Bradenton, died Dec. 31, 2018.

He was born April 19, 1957, in Chester, Pennsylvania, to Edward Vincent II and Joan.

He was married to Peggy Dean, who owned the Color of Coconuts boutique in Holmes Beach.

He was a custom homebuilder for most of his life and he loved working with his hands, helping people and traveling to the mountains, where he intended to retire with his beloved wife, who he affectionately referred to as his “girlie.”

His family will honor his life in a private ceremony and asks that donations be made to cancer research.

Mr. Tumolo is survived by Peggy; sons Edward Vincent IV and wife Erin, Keith and wife Carey, daughter Nicole; stepchildren David Lenker and wife Kellie and Amanda Doyle and husband Devin; grandchildren Edward Vincent V, Madilyn Grace and Gemma Mae Doyle; and sister Diane.

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