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  • Kevin Stephen Devine,

    Kevin Stephen Devine, II

    Sep 30, 2021

    It is with the greatest sadness that the family of Kevin Stephen Devine II announce his unexpected passing at the age of 37 at home in Venice, Florida. Kevin Stephen Devine II was born on March 11, 1984 in Barnett Hospital, Paterson, New Jersey on the snowiest day of the year, to his beloved parents, Kevin, Sr. and Carol Devine. Kevin followed in his father’s footsteps and was an iron worker with Iron Workers Local 11 in New Jersey and Iron Workers Local 397 in Tampa, Florida. He was the godfather to Layla and Arwen whom he loved with all of his heart. Kevin was an avid fan of Liverpool, England soccer and loved the New York Yankees, NY Jets and the New Jersey Devils. Kevin loved fishing, golfing and spending time at the beach with his dad, and loved going to Church with his mom. Kevin was his mother’s whole heart and the love of her life. Kevin adored his mom’s cooking, especially his favorite chicken cutlets. Kevin recently was learning to play the guitar and saxophone. ...

  • Florence Rexroat

    Florence Rexroat

    Oct 22, 2021

    VENICE – Florence was born September 17, 1928, in Ridgewood Queens NY. She lived in Massapequa Park, NY until retiring to Venice in 1991. Florence is survived by her children Susan Conlin, Nancy & Don Welsh, Joy & John Sevenoaks, Bob Rexroat, Margie & Ed Bochynski, as well as 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She was deceased by her husband of 72 years, Robert (Bob) Rexroat, this past July, as well as her granddaughter Kathleen Conlin in 2016, daughter-in-law Laureen Rexroat in 2016 and son-in-law John Colin in 2006. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 P.M. at Toale Brothers Ewing Chapel in Venice. Mass will be Thursday at Epiphany Cathedral @ 10 A.M.

  • Edward Gremp

    Edward Gremp

    Oct 19, 2021

    Edward Gremp passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at the incredible age of 104! He will be together again with his devoted wife Trudy Gremp who preceded him on August 5, 2017. He was a kind, honorable, hard-working man. He was proud of building his first home while working as a draftsman for his father’s steel company in Chicago. He was drafted and served in the Army. After returning home, he started his own steel fabrication business (Gaige Detail) that became Gremp Steel Company. Not only was his company thriving with 50 men in the 1940’s; but, Gremp Steel Company is still going strong today! Edward retired early to run his 1,000 acre beef cattle ranch with 15 horses. After many years of living his dream of being a cowboy, he sold the farm & moved to Sarasota with his family. He bought his 50’ yacht called “Lucky Lady” and became of member of Bird Key Yacht Club. Edward enjoyed a long life of great adventure & exceptional accomplishment. He was a Mason,...

  • Sadie Pinkston Robinson

    Sadie Pinkston Robinson

    Oct 18, 2021

    Sadie Pinkston Robinson was born on August 20, 1938, to Marie and Ernest Pinkston in Detroit, Michigan. She died on October 18, 2021, following a twelve-year battle with Parkinson Disease. At the age of sixteen, she completed her early education, with honors, in the Detroit Public Schools. After high school, she attended the University of Michigan and earned a Bachelor's degree. She also earned an M.A. and E.Ds. degree at Wayne State University. In 1961, she married Dr Milton Robinson from New York. She moved to New York City, where she continued her career as a secondary school educator. They later relocated to Michigan, where she taught in five Michigan cities and was an adjunct professor at two Michigan universities. She concluded her professional career as the Assistant Director of Researcher and Evaluation for the Detroit Public School. In 2001, they moved to University Park, Florida. Sadie generously shared her leadership skills and was active in the community and civic affairs. She was a...

  • Terry L. Johnston

    Terry L. Johnston

    Oct 18, 2021

    Terry L. Johnston, 69, of Nokomis, FL, passed away October 18, 2021. Terry was born May 28, 1952 in Akron, Ohio and moved to Nokomis in 1970 with his family. He was a Christian and loving son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He was predeceased by his father Max Johnston and sister Karia Smetts (Robert) of Nokomis. Survivors include his mother Dorotha and sister Linda Shinsky of Nokomis; son Terry (Marissa) of Ottsville, PA, daughter Paige of Whitehall, Ohio, son Sean of Venice, 2 granddaughters, many nieces and nephew. Throughout his life, Terry worked at Bealls Dept Store, North Jetty Fish Camp and 7 Eleven. His friendly, lighthearted, gentle spirit will not be forgotten. He loved God and told everyone "Always Have Faith". Remember Him Kindly. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers,; please consider a donation to your favorite charity with a special thought of him.

  • Paul A Mozzicato

    Paul A Mozzicato

    Oct 17, 2021

    Paul A Mozzicato, age 63 of Sarasota, FL passed away on October 17, 2021, in Sarasota Memorial Hospital. His wife of 37 years, Cathy (Mangino) Mozzicato was by his side as he departed. Paul was born in Hartford, CT on April 22, 1958, and he lived in East Hartford, Ct during his youth and teen years. His secondary education was in CT; and he continued his higher education in Sarasota, FL during the 90’s. Paul loved sports, politics and cooking, but most importantly, he loved his family. His family and friends meant everything to him. In addition to his wife, Cathy he leaves his stepdaughter, Nicole Coe who was a great friend and he also leaves his granddaughter, Sarah Coe of Sarasota. Further, he leaves his beloved siblings Michael Mozzicato and his wife Maria Celia of Apollo Beach, FL; Martin Mozzicato of East Hartford, CT; Tom Mozzicato of Valrico, FL; Larry Mozzicato of South Windsor, CT; and Lisa Mozzicato of East Hartford, CT. Paul loved the children in the family – he leaves his niece...

  • Richard J. Cahill

    Richard J. Cahill

    Oct 16, 2021

    Richard J Cahill, age 83, of Venice, Florida, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021. Rich was born in October 1938 in Chicago, Illinois. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois. He then entered the Army, serving in Germany for 2 years. Upon returning he completed a specialty in pediatrics becoming a pedodontist practicing in Oak Lawn for over 33 years. He was married to his loving wife Thomasine (Tobee) whom he adored and was married to for more than 57 years. Rich lived his Catholic faith every day attending Epiphany Cathedral in Venice. Inspired by his incredible devotion to the Blessed Mother he founded a charity, Care for Children, through which he opened two dental clinics in Medjugorje for orphans of the Yugoslav War. He traveled there over 40 times to bring supplies and provide dental services. After the adoption of his grandson, he also opened a dental clinic, Clinique de Rolando, to serve those less fortunate...

  • Edgar Shuman

    Edgar Shuman

    Oct 15, 2021

    Edgar Shuman, born March 13, 1923, Pittsburgh PA, passed away October 15, 2021 in Sarasota, FL at the age of 98. Preceded in death by his parents, Sam Shuman and Ray (Shor) Shuman; his brother Herbert; his first wife Jean (Rosecrans) Shuman, as well as his lifelong friends, cousin Reuben and his wife, Barbara (Bloch) Snyderman. Survived by his wife Betty (Kalb) Shuman; his son Eric (Whitney) of Poplarville, MS; his daughter Linda, of Chicago, IL; his stepchildren David Weiner (Joan McLaughlin), Karen Weiner (Jonas Goldenberg), and Gail (Arnie) Korval; plus eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. . Ed left engineering studies at the University of Pittsburgh to enlist in the Army, and was wounded in action in the Battle of the Bulge, earning a purple heart for his service. After celebrating V-E Day in Paris, and briefly returning to the service in an engineering capacity, he came home to Pittsburgh, where he married "the girl next door", Jean Rosecrans. He started a successful textile firm,...

  • Barbara J. Demis

    Barbara J. Demis

    Oct 15, 2021

    Barbara J. Demis, 89, of Venice, Florida formally of Milford, NH died Friday October 15, 2021. She was born on September 9, 1932, in Milford, NH to Edward and Ruth (Putman) Watson. She graduated from High School in Milford and before retiring, she was a Nursing Home Administrator. She resided in Venice and was a member of Holy Spirit Orthodox Church in Venice. There will be no local services. Burial will take place in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. Arrangements by Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Ewing Chapel.

  • Lottie M. Specht

    Lottie M. Specht

    Oct 15, 2021

    Lottie M. Specht of Sarasota, Florida, died Friday, October 15 at Tidewell Hospice, Lakewood Ranch, Florida. She was 98 Years old. Born in Jackson, Mississippi, Mrs. Specht was the quintessential Southern gentlewoman. She had a warm and gracious manner, a quiet dignity, a wonderful smile and an optimistic spirit that was contagious. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and to those who knew her, she was a great and loyal friend. Mrs. Specht lived and worked in Washington, DC during World War II, then married and moved first to East Orange and then to Ocean, New Jersey, where she raised her family for many years before moving to Sarasota, Florida in 1973. Mrs. Specht was predeceased by her husband, William, in 1993. Surviving are her daughter and loving caregiver Barbara Specht of Sarasota, her son and daughter-in-law William and Christine of Shrewsbury, New Jersey, two grandsons and their wives, Stephen and Agata and Alexander and Yi, and two great-grandsons Michael and William all of New...

  • Jay David Berman

    Jay David Berman

    Oct 10, 2021

    Jay David Berman passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on October 10, 2021 at his home in Bradenton, FL He was 83. Born in Danville, VA to Beatrice and Isaac Berman, Jay was a resident of Danville for most of his adult life. He graduated from George Washington High School in Danville and Davis and Elkins College in West Virginia. Jay owned J. Berman’s Clothiers, a fine menswear store that was a mainstay of downtown Danville for over 100 years. The store was founded in 1894 by his grandfather, Jacob Berman, and continued through the lifetimes of his father, Isaac, and his uncle Louis Berman. Jay ran the store after their deaths until his retirement in 2006. Jay was a civic leader in Danville who was president of Beth Sholom Temple, a 32nd degree Mason, active in the Shriners (past president) and Lions Clubs, member of Men's Apparel Club, the Danville Rescue Squad, and numerous other civic organizations. For many years Jay wrote a highly regarded column, Off the Cuff, on men’s fashion that...

  • Robert D. Allerton

    Robert D. Allerton

    Oct 10, 2021

    Robert D. Allerton, 88, passed away on October 10, 2021 in Sarasota, Florida. Bob was born on June 16, 1933 as the only child to the late Frank and Madelyn Allerton in Detroit, Michigan. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Karen. Bob is also survived by: his three children, Frank (Patricia), Stacey (Marc) and Robert Jr.; seven grandchildren, Joseph (Stacy), Lindsay (Sean), Cole, Chandler, Nicklaus, Madelyn, and Cameron; and three great-grandchildren, Brigitte, Charlotte, and James. Bob was a loyal employee of Mobil Oil for 35 years where he worked in Sales and Marketing. He grew up in Dearborn and made his family home in Livonia, Michigan for over 50 years. He loved all sports, particularly baseball. He was invited to tryout for the Detroit Tigers and was most proud of the no hitter he pitched for his Dearborn High School team. He attended Henry Ford Junior College and Hillsdale College where he played varsity baseball. Bob was a passionate softball player and a...

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