Obituaries

In Memory of Homer Eugene “Gene” Simpson


Gene died on Friday, July 12, 2019 in Naples, Florida. He was born in Clinton, Indiana on April 1, 1926 to Ed and Nina Simpson. Gene was the last of eight children (five brothers and two sisters), all of whom preceded him in death. Gene attended Clinton High School which he left to enlist in the Army Air Corp. He […]

In Memory of Brian Barcic

December 5, 1925 –July 12, 2019

A bright light went out on Marco Island July 12, 2019 when Brian passed from this earth. A wonderful husband, father and friend he will be tremendously missed. Brian was born to Frank & Emma (Ljubic) Barcic on December 5, 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was schooled in Pittsburgh and upon completion of high school joined the Navy being discharged […]

In Memory of Theodorable Bradley “Ted” Forcht

Theodorable Bradley “Ted” Forcht, 59, of Marco Island, FL died June 3, 2019. Ted graduated from Corbin High School, Corbin, KY and Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN. He was the manager of Key Insurance Agency in Williamsburg, KY for many years, a Vice President and Director of The Forcht Group of Kentucky, and member of the Board of Directors of […]

In Memory of Joseph Battaglia


Joseph Battaglia of Marco Island, Florida, died unexpectedly in his home on June 2, 2019, at the age of 88.  Affectionately known as “Mussolini” by his close friends on the island, Joe is survived by his son, John (Deborah) of Rochester NY, daughter, Iva (Costantino) of Rome, Italy, granddaughters Nadia (Ricardo), Ivana, and Maria Giannantoni of Rome, Italy, brother Antonio […]

In Memory of William L. Jones


In memory of William Jones a celebration of life will be held.

In Memory of Curtis Wyman Bostick


Marco Island resident Curtis Wyman Bostick passed away from a heart attack on February 22, 2019.

In Memory of Bernard Gale Fleetwood


Bernard “Bernie” Gale Fleetwood died March 1, 2019 in Naples, Florida.

In Memory of Pierre Guesnon


It is with profound sadness that we share that Pierre Guesnon passed away after a valiant struggle with cancer on Thursday, December 27, 2018. Aged 85, Pierre died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Brooklyn, New York on April 26, 1933, Pierre attended Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, graduating in 1950. He studied Mechanical Engineering at […]

In Memory of  Chester Alan Hayes

Chester (Chet) Alan Hayes, 60, born in Ohio in 1958, passed away on November 5th. Chet worked in this area as a master plumber and lived in Naples. Chet was well known to be a very hard worker and to be willing to assist and help out anyone in need. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, co-workers […]

In Memory of John Sidney Golec


John Sidney Golec, 62, of Marco Island, Florida, formerly of Contoocook, New Hampshire, passed away at Avow Hospice in Naples, Florida on October 29, 2018. A celebration of life and potluck will be held on December 2 from 12 to 2 PM at the Family Church Marco, 1450 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island. Please bring John’s favorite dish to share. Son […]


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