Finer, Sydney W. "Wes"
June 14, 1930 - Mar. 10, 2013
Sydney W. Finer, 82, of Sparta, TN formerly of Parrish, FL, passed away Sunday morning March 10, 2013 at NHC of Sparta, TN.
"Wes", as he was lovingly known, was born June 14, 1930 in Clinton, CT. He was a graduate of Yale, class of 1952. He was an active and vital member of the Ivy League Club, in Sarasota serving as a long-standing member of the Nominating Committee and the Board of Governors. He was a founding member of The 1957 Society, generously supporting and promoting the Ivy League Scholarship Fund. He also served as club President in 2000. He worked for the CIA until his retirement in 1977. He enjoyed golfing and walking his beloved dog Buster. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Charlotte Finer and his parents Sydney A. and Pauline Finer.
Survivors include his daughter Debbie Remillard and husband Michael and his son David Finer and Wife Jon Marie all of Sparta, TN; stepsons, Glenn Eckl and wife Peg of Springfield, MO and Mark Eckl and wife Chris of Baltimore, MD; grandchildren, Justin Remillard, Tiffany Remillard, David Pilbin, Mindy Pilbin, Matt Eckl and Jeff Eckl.
Funeral services will be 12:30 PM, Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Jennings Funeral Home with burial to follow at Sarasota Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be sent to the Ivy League Club Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 2845, Sarasota, FL 34230-2845.