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Franklin Bruce Simmons
Franklin (Frank) Bruce Simmons 93, of Englewood, FL and formerly of Venice, Fla., died Friday, January 14, 2022. Franklin joined General Electric in January of 1947 and retired on April 26, 1988, after 41 years of service. He was a graduate of Croton-on-Hudson, General Electric Company... Read More
Toale Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory - Colonial Chapel - Sarasota
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Jan. 22, 2022.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Joseph G. Moffa
Joseph G. Moffa, 90, of Venice Fla., died Monday, January 17, 2022, peacefully at home. Joe served in the United States Air Force as a Supply Instructor, graduated from Florida State with BA in Business, was a consummate salesman in the leading edge of the textile industry, and dabbled... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 22 to Jan. 20, 2022.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Joann L. Crotty
Joann L. Crotty, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2022. She was born on June 5, 1935, in Stanfordville, N.Y., to the late Armand and Kathryn Van Benschoten- Lovelace. Joann graduated from Pine Plains Central School in 1953. She was a dental hygenist for several years and later... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 22 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Lyn Hillman Levine Jacobson
Lyn Hillman Levine Jacobson (born August 26, 1927), 94, passed away peacefully due to natural causes in Westlake, Ohio on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Lyn grew up in Chicago during the Depression and World War II before earning a BFA from the University of Illinois and marrying architect... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 19 to Jan. 15, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Ella Eunice Burroughs
Ella Eunice Burroughs (nee Hart) died on Friday, January 7, 2022, in Venice FL. Eunice was born on August 6, 1927, in Portsmouth, Va. She was the oldest of four siblings born to Otis J. Hart and Viola B. Hart (nee Trimyer). The family moved from VA to the Baltimore area where Eunice... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 22 to Jan. 14, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Henry Kinghorn
Henry Gordon Kinghorn, Jr., passed away at Shore Point Hospital on Monday, January 10, 2022, after a brief illness. He was 84 years old. Henry was born on October 11, 1937, in Havana, Cuba. He immigrated to the United States in 1955 with his parents, Henry and Grace Kinghorn, and... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Jan. 12, 2022.
Harold I. "Hal" Schafer
Harold I. Schafer (Hal), 86, died at home in Venice, Florida, on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, after a short battle with leukemia. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 5, 1935, to Alice Schafer and William Schafer. He graduated from Waite High School in 1953 and the University of... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Marion S. Sellers
Marion (Sam) Sellers died on Saturday, January 1, 2022, at the age of 88 in her beloved Venice, Florida. Marion was born in Collingswood, N.J., on July 23, 1933. Marion is survived by her six children: daughter JoAnn Swindell, son Michael McCusker and wife Pim, daughter Karen Sloan... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Jan. 12, 2022.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Donald Lewis Clark
Donald Lewis Clark of Venice, Florida passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at the age of 79. Born in Sussex, New Jersey to George and Mary Clark on March 2, 1942. Don grew up in Sussex on his parent's dairy farm near Beemerville. He attended Wantage Elementary and Sussex High School... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 12 to Jan. 11, 2022.
Gilbert Eugene Field
Gilbert Eugene Field, 80, passed away in Venice, Fla., on January 6, 2022. He was born in Highland Park, Mich., on April 14, 1941, to H. Eugene and Gertrude (nee Carey) Field. He was a lifelong member of the Free Mason and the Shriners. Gilbert will be remembered as a loving husband... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 8 to Jan. 11, 2022.
Gene Scheuring
Gene Scheuring, 75, of Venice passed away Monday, January 3, 2022, in Venice. He was born November 7, 1946, in Rockville Centre, New York, to the late Alois and Janet Pollock Scheuring. Gene was a true servant to the people serving as a police officer with Suffolk County Police Department... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 12 to Jan. 11, 2022.
John R. Taylor
John (Jack) Robert Taylor, husband, father, and grandfather peacefully went to be with God on Saturday, January 1, 2022. John was loved by his family and friends. John was born on September 17, 1935, in Washington, D.C. to the late John A. Taylor and Florence Faye (Lange)Taylor.... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 12 to Jan. 11, 2022.
Friday, January 7, 2022
Reynold Connor Wiggins Jr.
Reynold Connor Wiggins, Jr., age 95, of Venice, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. He was born in Birmingham, Ala., and came to the Venice area 20 years ago from Memphis, Tenn. Reynold served in the US Army during WWII as a 2nd lieutenant. He attended The Citadel in... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 8 to Jan. 7, 2022.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Judy Hale Dennison
Judy Hale Dennison of Venice, Fla., passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2021, at the age of 73. Judy was born in Louisville, Ky., on March 14, 1948. After she received her doctorate at Michigan State University in chemistry, Judy spent her life educating children and teachers. She... Read More
National Cremation
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 8 to Jan. 5, 2022.
Ralph Leo Moreland
Ralph Leo Moreland Jr, 88, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Kankakee, Ill., passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Ralph was born July 26, 1933, in Hillsboro, Ill., to Lila (Stewart) and Ralph Moreland Sr. Ralph proudly served the US Navy... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Jan. 5, 2022.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Sally Ann Auw
Sally Ann Auw, 82, of Venice, Fla., & Medinah, Ill., passed away with her family at her bedside on Thursday, December 23, 2021. Sally was born to parents Clinton Waddington Orr and Eva Kathryn Orr (nee Sundholm), on July 14, 1939 in Chicago, Ill. Beloved wife of 58 years to Bob... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 5 to Jan. 4, 2022.
Monday, January 3, 2022
Robert Erskine Hadley (Bob)
Robert Erskine Hadley, (Bob), 84, of Leesburg, Fla., passed to eternal life on Monday, December 27, 2021. Born and raised in Green Bay, Wis., Bob graduated from UW Madison (B.S. Economics), served as a US Marine officer, worked as a salesman in mortgage insurance, owned Hadley Enterprises... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Jan. 8 to Jan. 3, 2022.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Charles N. Regan Jr.
Charles N. Regan, Jr., United States Navy, Retired and Past Commander of the York Rite Masons, age 91, a native of Florida, passed away peacefully in Naples, Fla., on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Charles was a 1948 graduate of Ft. Myers High School... Read More
Toale Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory - Colonial Chapel - Sarasota
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 25 to Dec. 28, 2021.
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Dorothy May Kalchbrenner
Dorothy (Dotty) Waldo Kalchbrenner of Nokomis, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2021, surrounded by her family. Born on October 14, 1938, in Chicago to Norval and Marjorie (Carr) Waldo, Dotty attended Morgan Park High School and Thornton Junior College. She was married to Edward... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 29 to Dec. 23, 2021.
Saturday, December 18, 2021
Linda Herman
Linda Belmont Herman originally from Glen Ellyn, Ill., died on Monday, December 13, 2021, at her home in Venice, Fla. She was the beloved wife of Robin, and the late Timothy Stafford. Linda spent many years working at the City of Wheaton. She enjoyed spending time with her friends... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Dec. 18, 2021.
Friday, December 17, 2021
Susan C. Flint
Susan C. Flint died peacefully on Saturday, December 11, 2021, in Sarasota, Fla., after a four year battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 81 years old. Susan was born September 27, 1940, in Concord N.H., the daughter of Gordon and Marion Russell of Weare, N.H. Susan lived in the... Read More
National Cremation
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 18 to Dec. 17, 2021.
Thomas Leo Malone
Thomas Leo Malone, 79, passed away at his winter home in Venice, Fla., on Saturday, December 11, 2021. He was born April 26, 1942, to Leo and Marguerite (nee Evers) Malone in Troy, N.Y. Tom graduated from LaSalle High School in 1959 and attended Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y.... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 18 to Dec. 17, 2021.
Joan Longo Strong
Joan Strong passed away peacefully at home with her daughters by her side on December 9, 2021. Joan was born in Cleveland, Ohio on September 21, 1937, to William J. and Helen S. Longo. She attended Villa Angela High School and Ursuline College, both in Cleveland. In addition to raising... Read More
Toale Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory - Colonial Chapel - Sarasota
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 18 to Dec. 17, 2021.
Saturday, December 11, 2021
John Frederick "Fred" Clancy
John Frederick "Fred" Clancy, of Venice, Fla., and West Harwich, Mass., passed away on December 9, 2021. Born in Brockton, Mass., Fred was a proud Korean War veteran. Fred worked for many years at New England Telephone and retired early to continue his primary profession as a sportfishing... Read More
Doane Beal & Ames
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Dec. 11, 2021.
William L. Flanders
William L. Flanders of Venice, Fla., (formerly of Lockport, N.Y.) 87, passed away peacefully at home after a battle with cancer on Thursday, December 2, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara, daughter Susan, son David, and four grandchildren. Bill was a loyal husband... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 15 to Dec. 11, 2021.
Franklyn John Saracino Jr.
Franklyn John Saracino Jr., D.M.D., passed away in Venice, Florida on November 8th, 2021 at the age of 76, after a short illness. He was born in Kearney, New Jersey to Dr. Franklyn J. and Muriel (Herbert) Saracino. Frank is survived by his wife, Francesca (Bruno) Saracino. He was... Read More
Toale Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory - Colonial Chapel - Sarasota
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 15 to Dec. 11, 2021.
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Gale Patricia Hicks
Gale Patricia Hicks passed away at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Venice, Florida on Dec. 3, 2021. She was born in Providence, R.I., on August 3, 1948. Beloved wife of Paul T. Hicks, Venice, Fla.; sister of Linda Plante, West Warwick, R.I.; and daughter of the late Evelyn Molineaux... Read More
Your Traditions Cremation and Funeral Chapel
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 11 to Dec. 8, 2021.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Anthony Hirst Levering
Anthony (Tony) H. Levering, 88, passed away peacefully at his home in Nokomis, Florida on Friday, December 3, 2021, surrounded by his family. Tony was born in Washington D.C. on February 17, 1933, to the late Webb and Maria (Hirst) Levering. His childhood and teenage years were spent... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 8 to Dec. 7, 2021.
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Bennie Jean Logan
Bennie Jean Logan of Venice, Fla., and formerly of Hopkinsville, Ky., passed away peacefully in his sleep from complications of Alzheimer's Disease on Friday, December 3, 2021. At the time he was receiving kind and thoughtful care at Tidewell Care Center at Village on the Isle in... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 8 to Dec. 5, 2021.
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Hugh Douglas Kerr
Doug Kerr (Hugh Douglas Kerr) passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, of severe vascular disease. After many years of health complications, Doug fought valiantly to spend a glorious Thanksgiving with his immediate family. They were given the gift of togetherness and then days... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Dec. 4, 2021.
Friday, December 3, 2021
John "Jack" Simermeyer
Jack Simermeyer, 93, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, November 14, 2021, after a brief illness. Jack was born in the Bronx and attended both Fordham Prep and Fordham University. Jack was proud to have served his country in the Army as a Reserve Commissioned Officer... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 4 to Dec. 3, 2021.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Pamela Ritchie
Pamela Ritchie After a full life overflowing with love, Pamela D. ("Pam") Ritchie passed peacefully on November 3, 2021. Pam was born to William and Dorothy (Monk) Donnelly in St. Albans, England on October 8, 1943. She lived in five countries, was quietly adventurous, and was always... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 4 to Dec. 2, 2021.
Betty Joyce Schmeling
Betty Joyce Lang Schmeling passed away peacefully on Friday, November 26, 2021, in hospice at the Village on the Isle in Venice, Fla., at the age of 95. Betty was born in Milwaukee, Wis., the daughter of Joseph and Edna Lang. She graduated from Pulaski High School and earned an Associate... Read More
Toale Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory - Colonial Chapel - Sarasota
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 4 to Dec. 2, 2021.
Mark William Stevens
Longtime Nokomis resident, Mark W. Stevens, 76, died peacefully on November 20, 2021, with his wife, Alice Wilhoit, by his side as she had been for 30 years. Mark was born October 25, 1945, in St. Louis, Missouri, to William and Vinita Stevens. Mark had a prolific career as an architect... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 4 to Dec. 2, 2021.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Lynn Joyner
On Monday, November 29, 2021, Wesley "Lynn" Joyner (no one dared to call him Wes) departed this earth. Shortly after his 73rd birthday, his broken body finally surrendered, yet his spirit remained strong and brave. Even in his final days, he expressed his love and appreciation freely... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Dec. 1, 2021.
June Maichen Seibert
Maichen June Maichen Seibert originated from Chicago, Ill., June 7, 1923, joining her late husband Joe and the Lord on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Her family moved to Lake Geneva, Wis., in 1930 where she graduated from Lake Geneva High Scholl, class of 1942. Following their marriage... Read More
Toale Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory - Colonial Chapel - Sarasota
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Dec. 1, 2021.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
LaDonne M. Holland
M. LaDonne M. Holland (nee Pennington) passed away peacefully in Tampa, Florida at Moffitt Cancer Center on November 19, 2021, at the age of 65. LaDonne was born in Kingman, Kansas on August 28, 1956, to Donald Pennington and Cynthia Hurd. Her childhood and teenage years were spent... Read More
Toale Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory - Colonial Chapel - Sarasota
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 1 to Nov. 30, 2021.
William F. Nick
William (Bill) Frederick Nick passed peacefully, surrounded by his three loving daughters on Thursday, November 25, 2021. Bill's wife of 65 years, Mary Jean Nick, passed in March of this year. Bill and Mary Jean had a rich life together. They were married in 1956 and Bill received... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Dec. 4 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Vanya G. Neer
G. Vanya G. Neer, 92, of Venice, died Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Vanya was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Swedish immigrants, Gustave & Sonia Ellis. Her Scandinavian sensibility was apparent in her style and her art. She was a trailblazing artist in fiber arts & quilting where... Read More
Toale Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory - Ewing Chapel - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Nov. 27 to Nov. 25, 2021.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Jacquelynn Sue Napoli
Sue It is with profound sorrow that we share the passing of Jacquelynn Sue Napoli of Riverside, Rhode Island, formerly of Venice, Florida, on Friday, October 29, 2021. Jacque was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 22, 1936, to loving parents, John Leo Gardner and Vivian Lenore... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Nov. 24, 2021.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Dorothy R. Brown
R. Dorothy R. Brown of Venice, Florida died on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Village of the Isle. She was born in Ishpeming, Michigan to Henry and Alice (Swanson) Morissette on January 22, 1931. She graduated from Ishpeming High School, and she then attended Northern Michigan University... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Nov. 24 to Nov. 23, 2021.
Shelley Daley
Daley Shelley Shelley was born in St. Augustine, Florida on March 28, 1951, to Jeanne Forrest Powell and Russell Powell. She spent most of her early life in Atlanta, Georgia. She died on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, after a valiant battle with brain cancer. Shelley graduated from... Read More
Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory - Venice
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Nov. 24 to Nov. 23, 2021.
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Lori Jean Bartram
Bartram Jean Lori Lori Jean Bartram, 66, of Florence Ky., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood, her family by her side. Lori earned her degree as a Registered Nurse from Craig School of Nursing. Lori moved to Florida... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Nov. 27 to Nov. 20, 2021.
Dr. Margaret "Marge" Kuypers
"Marge" Dr. Margaret "Marge" Kuypers, 85, of Venice Fla., passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, due to kidney failure following surgery. Marge was born in Annapolis, Md., on August 8, 1935. She graduated from Annapolis HS and continued on to receive a Bachelor's degree from Towson... Read More
National Cremation
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Nov. 20, 2021.
Friday, November 19, 2021
Frederick W. Tuttle
Frederick Tuttle W. Frederick W. Tuttle, 77, of Venice, Fla., (formerly South Beloit, Ill.) passed away suddenly in his home of natural causes on Thursday, November 11, 2021. He was born on October 17, 1944, in Beloit, Wis., to William and Dolores (Jackson) Tuttle. Fred graduated... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Nov. 20 to Nov. 19, 2021.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Allen D. Duyn
D. Allen Dennis Duyn, 68, husband, father, grandfather, contractor, respected businessman, and horse enthusiast passed on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. He was born in Paterson, New Jersey. He attended the University of Wyoming where he played collegiate football and was a captain for... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Nov. 20 to Nov. 17, 2021.
Monday, November 15, 2021
Marguerite Mary Knachel
Mary Marguerite Knachel, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Venice, Fla, died Thursday, November 11, 2021 after a long illness. She was 78. Known to family and friends as Rita, she graduated St. Joseph's School of Nursing in Paterson, N.J., and enjoyed a long career as an RN, working... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Nov. 17 to Nov. 15, 2021.
Friday, November 12, 2021
Beverly Joan Stuart
Joan Beverly Joan MacDonald Stuart , 89, of Venice, Florida, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away on November 7, 2021. Beverly was born on September 24, 1932, in the Bureau of Manhattan, New York City, New York, to Irvin S. and Velma B. MacDonald.... Read More
National Cremation
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Nov. 13 to Nov. 12, 2021.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Joyce Christine Coker
Christine Joyce Christine Coker of Venice, Fla., passed away at the age of 84 on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Tidewell Hospice House in Sarasota. She was born June 27, 1937, to George Emil Jensen and Anne Grosso Jensen, living in Newark, N.J., along with her sister Darlene and brother... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun from Nov. 13 to Nov. 11, 2021.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Joan Elizabeth Appel
Elizabeth Oct. 8, 1928-Oct. 4, 2021 Joan Elizabeth Appel, 92, of Venice, Fla., passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021. She is survived by her first cousins Samuel Edison Appel of Seabrook, N.H., and Sue Appel Van Lennep of Pepperell, Mass. There are no services planned at this time... Read More
Published in The Venice Gondolier Sun on Nov. 10, 2021.
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