James C. Baer, age 56, beloved husband of Sharon L. Santino passed away July 18th at Englewood Community Hospital. Jim was born April 19, 1956 in Chester County, Pa. to Raymond A. and Mary T. (Deeney) Baer, Sr.
Jim was a member and an employee of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles #3885 of Englewood, Florida. Prior to that Jim spent many years in both the construction and tile setting trades.
John L. Montgomery, 92, of Naples and Venice, died July 13, 2012.
John was born January 11, 1920 in New Orleans, La. to Elizabeth (Walpole) and William Montgomery. John operated the Temptation Restaurant in Boca Grande.
Survivors include three children: Karen Scileny of Naples, Richard Montgomery of Orlando, and Maureen Henry of Sarasota; 10 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., on Friday, July 20 at Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 21 at Epiphany Cathedral with burial immediately following at Venice Memorial Gardens.
To send condolences, visit farleyfuneralhome.com.
Margaret (“Peggy”) Twomey Jones, of Boca Grande and Chatham, Mass., passed away on July 7, 2012 of cancer at her home in Chatham, surrounded by her family.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 61 years, W. Richard (Dick) Jones; her children, Jane Elizabeth Jones (Stan Cygelman) of Winchester, Mass., Susan Patricia Jones of East Harwich, Mass., and Richard Jones (Anne) of Louisville, Ky.; her grandchildren, Kate, Alex and Charlie Rush, Jackie Cygelman, and Rye and Henry Jones; her sisters, Joan Ivers (Jack) of Chappaqua, N.Y., Eileen Twomey of Chatham, Mass.; and her brother, Michael Twomey (Maria) of Boise, Idaho; as well as four nieces, two nephews and numerous cousins.
Gladys Gannon Geib, 86, of Jamestown, R.I.and Boca Grande passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
She was the wife of the late Frederick J. Geib.
Elizabeth C. Betsy Biddle, 83, of Ligonier, Pa. and Boca Grande, passed away late Saturday evening, June 23, 2012 at her Ligonier residence.
She was born October 3, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pa., daughter of the late William and Marion Clapp Collin. Betsy was a member of St. Michael's of the Valley Church in Rector, the Rolling Rock Club, and the Gasparilla Beach Club and St. Andrews Episcopal Church, both in Boca Grande.
She was well known as a faithful and caring volunteer for the Latrobe Area Hospital.
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Livingston L. Toby Biddle in 2009; one brother and three sisters.
Betsy is survived by three children; Page (Joel) Cook of Carbondale, Colo., Nick Biddle of Greensburg, and Collin (Ann) Biddle of Brooklyn, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Adams of Kennebunkport, ME.
Memorial contributions may be made in Betsy’s memory to St. Michael's of the Valley, P.O. Box 336, Ligonier, PA 15658.
To sign the online guest book or to send condolences to the family, please visit jpaulmccrackenfuneralchapel.com.
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