Now this isn’t something you find at a normal bargain shop. It is an antique, hand-painted desk that was donated to Boca Bargains, and is currently being coveted by Missy Crosby. Boca Bargains will open the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 24, and will be open from 9 a.m. until noon every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday after, until Easter.
Richard Dean Pettibone passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Evanston, Ill. on November 4, 2012. He was 91.
His beloved wife of 63 years, Jean B. Pettibone, died in 2010.
Bettina Rathbone Tierney died in her home in Mclean, Va. on November 9, 2012. She was also a resident of the Boca Grande Club.
Bettina attended the Potomac School (formerly in Washington, now in Mclean), with which she and her family has had a long and special association. She also attended Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Conn., and Wellesley College where she majored in art history.
David L. Upham, 90, of Sarasota, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 in the Carroll Center at The Glenridge on Palmer Ranch in Sarasota.
David was born October 15, 1922 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, the son of Stephen and Susan (Parsons) Upham. He graduated from Mt. Vernon high school, and graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at King’s Point in 1945.
Bobby William Hill, 78, of South Carolina and Boca Grande, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at Sarasota Medical Center in Sarasota.
He was born in Bamberg, a son of the late Johnnie Werner Hill and Faye Hutto Van Vleet.
BY LIZA STROUT - When he was 12-years-old, Terry Seitz finally saw his hometown. Up to that point he had lived the semi-nomadic existence of an Army brat.
“My dad was a colonel in the Army,” he said. “I was actually born at Ft. Bragg in North Carolina, but when I was 3 weeks old, we went to Germany.”
They were there for three years before they came back to the U.S.
“My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends; it gives a lovely light!”– Edna St. Vincent Millay, an American lyrical poet, playwright and feministBY DELORES SAVAS - If there was ever a paradise to raise a child in many years ago, it was in Boca Grande. It was a place where the young children on the island could be close to nature and be as free in spirit as possible. They were surrounded by beautiful sandy beaches and wildlife.
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