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Date of Issue: January 13, 2006

Obituaries

Katherine D. Goldthwait

Katherine D. Goldthwait, 90, of Bradenton and formerly Anna Maria, died Nov. 21, 2005.

Born in Brookline, Mass., Mrs. Goldthwait moved to Anna Maria in 1978. She and her late husband Richard raised four children in Worthington, Ohio, while her husband was a geology professor at Ohio State University. She was active in Roser Memorial Community Church and the Anna Maria Island Historical Society. She traveled widely throughout the world and was a skilled watercolor artist. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Richard P. Goldthwait.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Memorial contributions may be made to the church, P.O. Box 247, Anna Maria FL 34216.

She is survived by daughters Susan Carlson of Englewood, Colo., Betsy Atkinson of Anna Maria, and Jane of Celo, N.C.; son Thomas of New London, N.H.; sister Sylvia Snyder of Bradenton; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Jeffrey Hromnak

Jeffrey Hromnak, 40, of Bradenton, died Dec. 31.

Born in Dover, N.J., Mr. Hromnak moved to Bradenton from Homosassa in 1995. He was a technician at Air & Energy of Holmes Beach. He was an animal lover. He was Catholic.

A Celebration of Life was held Jan. 6. Manasota Memorial Funeral Home Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by fiance Evelyn Zavala of Bradenton; parents James and Joan of Homosassa; brothers James G. of Homosassa and Mark of St. Louis, Mo.; maternal grandmother Rose Maita of Lecanto; paternal grandmother Catherine of Homosassa; and two nieces.

'Gene' Wiley Eugene Moss

"Gene" Wiley Eugene Moss, 81, longtime resident of the City of Anna Maria, died Sunday, Jan. 8, at Blake Medical Center. Arrangements and a full obituary were not finalized at press time, although a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

Raymond B. Sultenfuss Sr.

Raymond B. Sultenfuss Sr., 82, of Anna Maria, died Dec. 26.

Born in Tampa, Mr. Sultenfuss retired to Anna Maria in 1991. He was retired after 31 years in the oil industry as general manager of Fina Oil Co. in Macon, Ga. He was a graduate of Jesuit High School in Tampa and the University of Tampa. He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II. He was a member of the Newman Club and Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council No. 667, and the Father Tyrell Assembly, fourth degree. He was a Past Faithful Navigator and a Past Grand Knight. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Bradenton Beach.

Wake service and visitation was Dec. 30, and Funeral Mass Dec. 31, both in Tampa. Marsicano-B. Marion Reed-Stowers Funeral Home, Tampa, was in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by wife of 53 years Mary; sons Ray Jr. of Tampa, Steve of Longboat Key, and Larry of Anna Maria; brother Joseph of Tampa; sister Theresa Zorn of Tampa; sister-in-law Esther McCall of Tampa; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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