December 14, 2003
On Friday, December 5, 2003, RONALD STALEY KEMP, 65, of Naples, FL, passed from this life at Naples Community Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Ron was born in Frederick, MD, in 1938 and lived in the Baltimore-Annapolis area until he retired to Naples, FL, in 1992. Ron worked 29 years as a sales representative and territorial manager for the R. H. Donnelley Corporation. Upon his arrival in Naples, Ron worked for five years at Walmart, serving as a sales associate and Sporting Goods Manager until he permanently retired in 1997.
August 13, 2003
JUNE ALLEN SHERLOCK, 84, of Crescent City, Florida. A Naples, Florida socialite died on Friday, August 1, 2003, at the Lakewood Nursing Home, in Crescent City, Florida. Born in Berwyn, Illinois on Sunday, June 8, 1919. She lived mostly in Chicago, Illinois and Fontana-Lake Geneva, Wisconsin and Palm Beach-Naples, Florida and moved to Crescent City in 2000 from Naples. She was a delightful socialite of her country Clubs, secretary, homemaker, loving mother and wife through her life. She loved reading, playing golf, tennis and bridge.
July 8, 2003
Suddenly on Monday, June 30, 2003, WILMA E. SCHLENZIG of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Quakertown. Born February 15, 1927, in Baltimore, MD. She was the daughter of the late William and Frances (Panek) Ethem. She lived in Quakertown for 30 years before retiring to Naples FL, where she resided for 9 years, moving to Bradenton this year. She was a highly successful sales rep for Rome Cable of Rome, NY. Upon retirement she moved to Naples, FL, where she held part-time positions with Eckerd Drugs and later Proctor and Gamble.
June 4, 2003
Loretta Holter, a retired speech pathologist, died Sunday of congestive heart failure at her son's Fallston home. She was 78 and lived in Naples, Fla. Born Loretta Gertrude Manner in Baltimore and raised on Milton Avenue, she was a 1943 graduate of Catholic High School. Mrs. Holter taught for many years at St. Michael's Parochial School in Overlea. She then enrolled for five years at what is now Towson University, earning her undergraduate degree and, in 1970, her master's in speech and language pathology.
March 30, 2003
Carol S. Lyon, founder of a Florida yacht management and vessel documentation company and a former Forest Park resident, died of respiratory failure Thursday at a hospital in Naples, Fla. She was 57. She was born Carol Zaller in New York City and later moved to Baltimore, where she graduated from Forest Park High School. Before moving to Naples in 1980, she had worked as a bookkeeper and at the Social Security Administration headquarters in Woodlawn. After moving to Florida, she established Maritime Services Group, a yacht management company and vessel documentation firm.
March 9, 2003
F. KENNETH LONG, 92, passed on to life on February 5, 2003, in Littleton, CO. He is survived by his daughter and husband, Diana and Carleton A. Brown and grandchildren David A. Brown, II, Aileen M. Brown and Laura C. Brown. His wife, Mildred Walter Long, passed on before him in 1997 in Naples, FL. Ken was born in Baltimore, MD, was graduated from Forest Park High School in 1929 and received a four year athletic scholarship to University of Baltimore, graduating in 1933. He served the U.S. Federal Government for 30 years as agent for Internal Revenue Service and analyst for Security and Exchange Commission.
November 3, 2000
At 89, Ruth Gruber seems small, delicate and fragile - until she begins to speak. Then you hear the force, determination, indignation and wit that powered the woman who led the only real rescue of World War II refugees by the United States. Gruber was 33 in the summer of 1944 when she shepherded 982 refugees from Naples, Italy, to a camp in Oswego, N.Y., the first and only group of refugees the United States admitted during World War II. She later fought immigration bureaucracy and the "sacred" quota system to enable them to stay.
March 25, 1998
Kenneth G. Bennett, who rose from an office boy to become senior vice president of the Maryland division of the Insurance Company of North America, died Thursday of Parkinson's disease at home in Naples, Fla. The former Towson resident was 80.He started his 50-year career with the insurer, now the CIGNA Corp., as an office boy while attending St. John's College in Annapolis. He retired in 1988.Mr. Bennett, a native Baltimorean, was a 1935 graduate of City College and an Army intelligence officer during World War II.He was a member of the Annapolis Yacht Club and a charter member of the Businessman's Club of the old Central YMCA on Franklin Street.
August 5, 1997
NAPLES, Italy -- Titti Beneduce was saying how the mob wars ricocheting through this city were because of a power struggle that erupted after boss Gennaro "The Monkey" Licciardi died in prison."