Obituaries – 12-09-2020

Eleanor Reynard Tatakis

Eleanor M. Reynard Tatakis, 93, of Holmes Beach, died Nov. 29.

A graveside service was Dec. 3 at Skyway Memorial Gardens in Palmetto.

She is survived by her loving husband Antonios “Tony” Tatakis and a host of other family and friends.


Adam E. Ksiazek

Adam E. Ksiazek died May 17.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach.

There will be no gathering after the service due to COVID-19 restrictions.


Remembering Marty Leise

Marty Leise, who joined the Anna Maria Island Privateers in 2014, has died. The Privateers, on their Facebook page, said, as a member of the nonprofit dedicated to kids and charity, Mr. Leise helped plan events, played “Pirate Santa” and as a musician, entertained for the group and its supporters. He also was a military veteran and had formed the AllVets Band. He moved to Port Charlotte in 2017. “We wish him fair winds to fill his sails and following seas,” read the Privateers’ tribute. Islander Photo: Facebook

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