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Date of Issue: December 26, 2007

Obituaries

Stanley B. Anderson

Stanley B. Anderson, 82, of Bradenton and formerly of Anna Maria, died Dec. 12.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

He is survived by sisters Dagny Vogel of Bradenton, Betha Sandeen of Ellenton, Margaret Toraka of Gilbert, Az., and Doris Schlaich of Oceanside, N.Y.

 

Hugh Wardell Bryant

Hugh Wardell Bryant, 43, of Bradenton Beach, died Dec. 9.

A Virginia native, Mr. Bryant was president of Ligaware Technologies. He was a graduate of the University of Virginia, and traveled the world.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Brown and Sons Funeral Home, 604 43rd St. W., Bradenton. Burial will be in Fogartyville Cemetery.

He is survived by wife Constanza; sisters Dorothy Chilton and Susan Schuffenhauer; and parents Alice and Sherrill.

 

Mary Miri

Mari Miri, 97, of Bradenton, died Dec. 15.

She came to Bradenton in 1979 from Palisades, N.J. She was an active member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and its Women’s Guild for more than 20 years.

As of press time, a service was scheduled to take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18 at St. Bernard, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach.

Brown and Sons Funeral Homes, 43rd St. Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include sons Frank of Holmes Beach and Peter of Oakland, N.J.; sister Connie Scolaro of Coconut Creek, Fla.; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

 

Rev. Dr. Benton Wood

The Rev. Dr. Benton Wood, 80, of Parrish, died Dec. 8.

Born in Arlington, Mass., the Rev. Wood came to Manatee County in 1976. He was a retired rector of the Church of the Annunciation in Holmes Beach. He was a former chaplain of the Anna Maria Fire Department. He was a retired prep school administrator and Anglican clergyman. He was a graduate of Northwestern University, SUNY, in Albany, and Geneva Theological College. He served as director of St. Alban’s Stamp Mission, chaplain of the Baker Street Irregulars and editor of the Northwestern alumni newsletter.

Memorial services will be private.

He is survived by wife of 53 years Joan; son John and his wife Theresa of Herndon, Va.,; granddaughter Diana of Herndon; and sister Nancy Gormley of Alameda, Calif.

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