Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries – 12-14-2016

Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Poindexter Dorothy “Dottie” Poindexter of Bradenton, former Bradenton Beach public works director, died Dec. 9. A funeral and visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 15, at Brown and Sons Funeral Home, 604 43rd St. W., Bradenton. Visitation for family and friends will be 5-7 p.m. and the service will be at 8 p.m. […]

Obituaries – 12-07-2016

Peggy Rauschl Peggy Rauschl, of Cortez and formerly of Holmes Beach, died Nov. 20. She was married to husband Dennis for 27 years. She had many friends. She was an ambitious and hard-working woman. She was the most important person in her husband’s life. She earned a beautician’s license while in high school and, a […]

Obituaries – 11-16-2016

Marie Janet ‘Jan’ Dawson Marie Janet “Jan” Dawson, 88, of Peabody, Massachusetts, died Nov. 4 in Peabody. She was the wife of the late William E. Dawson and prior to his passing in 2003, they were married 51 years. They retired to Holmes Beach in 1986. She was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, and was the […]

Obituaries – 11-09-2016

Virginia ‘Shirley’ Heatley Virginia “Shirley” Zgorski Heatley, 85, of Ellenton, died Oct. 15. She was born July 10, 1931, in Chicago. She was married to William Edward Heatley for 52 years. She lived in Chicago and moved to Holmes Beach in 1975 before moving to Ellenton in 2002. She attended the Creiger School of Nursing […]

Obituaries – 11-02-2016

Janet Caswell Janet Caswell, 90, of Sunapee, New Hampshire, and Holmes Beach, died Oct. 22 in New London, New Hampshire. She was born Oct. 18, 1926, in Windsor, Ontario, to George and Christina Pilmer. Her bothers Robert and Colin were born soon after. The family had emigrated from Edinburgh, Scotland in 1922 to join the […]

Obituaries – Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

Virginia ‘Shirley’ Heatley Virginia “Shirley” Zgorski Heatley, 85, of Ellenton, died Oct. 15. She was born July 10, 1931, in Chicago. She was married to William Edward Heatley for 52 years. She lived in Chicago and moved to Holmes Beach in 1975 before moving to Ellenton in 2002. She attended the Creiger School of Nursing […]

Obituaries – 10-19-2016

Sandra L. (Aldred) Feyh Sandra “Sandy” L. Feyh, 70, of Holmes Beach, died Sept. 14 at the Bradenton Hospice House after a battle with cancer. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Leo and Juanita Aldred. She graduated from Whitehall Yearling and retired from the Ohio Department of Transportation in 2007 to live on Anna […]

Obituaries – 10-12-2016

Richard Gordon Knapp Richard Gordon Knapp, 80 and a winter resident of Anna Maria, died Oct. 1. He was born April 5, 1936. He was an MBA graduate of Bishop’s and Queens Universities and had long career in the private and public sectors. In retirement, he pursued his passions for duplicate bridge, travel and spending […]