Lucette Gerry Lucette Gerry, 79, of Anna Maria, died April 12. She was born in 1938 in Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka, Quebec, and was one of 10 children of Marie-Ange Legroulx and Orphe Viau. She met her husband, Kenneth Gerry, in Puerto Rico and they married in Honolulu. They had two sons and were married for 37 year before Mr. Gerry died in 1997. Mrs. Gerry worked at the phone company for years. She moved to Anna Maria Island in 1974...
David William Ambut David William Ambut, 61, of Anna Maria Island, died March 12. He was born Dec. 21, 1956, in Chicago. In 1988 he moved his family, including parents Anthony and Josephine, to Anna Maria Island and began his career with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer. He was promoted to […]
Nicholas Lawrence ‘Larry’ Ackerman Larry Ackerman, 61, born and raised in Manatee County, died March 4. He was born March 27, 1956, and graduated from Palmetto High School in 1975. He owned L.A. Design auto repair and sales in Bradenton and was a member of the Palmetto Jaycees and the Anna Maria Island Privateers. Arrangements […]
Theodore ‘Ted’ Cunningham Theodore “Ted” Cunningham, 83, of Anna Maria Island, died Feb. 17. He was born May 1, 1934, in Liverpool, England, to Irene and James. He married Mary Lillian McGarrigle April 2, 1956, in Liverpool. Their 62 years crossed three countries — England, Canada and the United States. He was known for his […]
Linda Keyworth Davis Linda Keyworth Davis of Holmes Beach died Feb. 11. She was born Aug. 25, 1943, in Boston to R. Allen and Leontine Briggs Keyworth. She had three brothers and one sister. She attended Emma Willard High School in Troy, New York. She received a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a master’s […]
Carolyn D. Wurzel Carolyn D. Wurzel, 83, of Holmes Beach, died Jan. 28. She was born in Toledo, Ohio, and raised in Napoleon, Ohio, by William and Gladys (Butchbach) Puehler. She attended Bowling Green University and later began her career as an X-ray technician, where she met husband Robert Wurzel. They married July 1, 1956, […]