Thank you for visiting The Islander Newspaper Online.

We are currently updating our website to provide you better service and function.
If you would like to access the new site, please, click here: The Islander Newspaper

Sorry for any inconvenience. Our new site and service will resume shortly.

Web Master

The Award Winning & Best News on Anna Maria Island, FL Since 1992

"The Award Winning & Best News on Anna Maria Island, FL Since 1992"

Saturday, Aug, 30, 2014
Florida Press Assn. Award-Winning Web Site
Home Latest News Weather Sports Real Estate Classifieds Island Guide Islander Store

 SECTIONS

 • 

Main News

 • 

Classifieds

 • 

Opinions

 • 

Streetlife

 • 

Calendar

 • 

Fishing

 • 

Sports

 • 

Real Estate

 • 

Obituaries

 • 

Weather

 Features

 • 

Cortez Cook Off: The Results

 • 

Anna Maria Island Bridge FDOT replacement bridge

 • 

National Hurricane Center (Atlantic)

 • 

Advanced Search

 • 

I love AMI

 • 

Mystery Story

 • 

Fishing Laws

 Classifieds

 • 

Classifieds Page

 • 

Place An AD

 • 

Items for Sale

 • 

Garage Sale

 • 

Estate Sale

 • 

Announcments

 • 

Lost & Found

 • 

Pets

 • 

Transportation

 • 

Boats & Boating

 • 

Fishing

 • 

Kids 4 Hire

 • 

Help Wanted

 • 

Health Care

 • 

Services

 • 

Lawn & Garden

 • 

Landscaping

 • 

Home Improvement

 • 

Business Opportunities

 • 

Rentals

 • 

Real Estate

 Weather

 • 

Today's Forecast

 • 

10 Day Forecast

 • 

Today's Tides

 • 

Emergency e-mail

 • 

Storm Watch

 Archive

 • 

News Archive

 • 

2009 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2008 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2007 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2006 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2005 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2004 Top Notch Gallery

 Useful Links

 • 

Island Links

 • 

i.wed

 • 

Islander Store

 • 

About this Site

 Contact Us

 • 

Islander Store

 • 

Subscribe

 • 

About Us

 • 

e-mail us

Story Tools

Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Obituary

Edwin Huddleston Hall Jr.

Edwin Huddleston Hall Jr., 69, of Anna Maria Island, died Feb. 13.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Hall had a 37-year career with Merrill Lynch that included director of marketing, director of human resources, executive vice president of financial services division, and chairman and chief executive officer of the trust company. He received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Boston University in 1957. He served in the U.S. Air Force on active duty and the Reserves from 1957-71.

In 1977, Mr. Hall was selected to participate in the Presidential Exchange Program where he served as a special assistant to President Jimmy Carter.

In retirement, he and wife Florence founded the Museum Shoppe on Anna Maria Island that features antiques, marine art and collectibles. He was division chairman of the United Community Chest of Rochester, N.Y., treasurer of the Rochester Association for the Blind, president of the Opera Theater of Rochester, board of trustees for Wharton Business School, chairman of the National Association of Security Dealers, director of the Boston University Alumni Association, president of the Washington Valley Community Association, and member of the Chamber of Commerce in Boston, Rochester, Anna Maria and Longboat Key. Mr. Hall was also the founder of the Hall Family Charitable Foundation.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, and again at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5, at Bailey Funeral Home, 8 Hilltop Road, Mendham N.J. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 21475, St. Petersburg FL 33742 or H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center care of Foundation, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa FL 33612.

He is survived by wife Florence; children Jeff, Lisa and Lesley Fischer; sister Joanne Mead; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Linda Robbins Hall in 1998.

Aaron S. Nelson

Aaron S. Nelson, 19, of Bradenton, died Feb. 19.

Mr. Nelson came to Manatee County from Manchester, Conn. He worked at the Beach House Restaurant for two years and was accepted into the Hillsborough Community College. Fire Academy. He was a graduate of the Manatee Technical Institute Emergency Management Technician course. He was a hockey goalie for the "Punishers" and was two years back-to-back undefeated Manatee Hurricanes.

No visitation is scheduled. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Palma Sola Community Church Cemetery, 8604 Ninth Ave. N.W., Bradenton. Memorial contributions may be made to West Manatee Firefighters Association, 6001 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217. Brown and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by fiancee Renee Thompson of Bradenton; parents David and Karey Nelson of Bradenton; paternal grandparents Douglas and Lori Nelson of Fort Pierce, Fla.; maternal grandmother Ida Levine Gessner of Ocala; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Charlie Tuppen III

Charlie Tuppen III, 55, of Cortez, died Feb. 16.

Born in Miami, he moved to Manatee County from Buffalo, N.Y., in 1992. He was a physical therapist with the Colony Club. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

There will be no local services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lance Armstrong Foundation, P.O. Box 161150, Austin TX 78716-1150. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by brother James L. of Buffalo and sister Dierdre O'Reilly of Boston, Mass.

Have your say:

No comments for this page. Feel free to be the first

Username:

Contact:

(email or url)

Subject:

Your View:

Please enter the security code below:

security  

Get breaking news

Follow the Islander on TwitterBecome a fan of The Islander on Facebook

Sign up to receive breaking news alerts via e-mail. We'll send you a notice when the news and classifieds appear online every week, before the print edition hits the streets.

Click here for Gulf oil spill updates related to Anna Maria Island.

Historic Anna Maria City Pier Plank Walk

Put your name, your message, your memorial on the Historic Anna Maria City Pier prior to the Pier Centennial Celebration! And join the fun!

CLICK HERE for Stoltzfus e-mails and related court documents.


FREE Island
Vacation Guide:
get it here

Cortez Cookoff

Click here for 2010 Cortez Cookoff Winner and recipes

To advertise here, please
visit our rates page
or contact us at:
sales@islander.org
Phone: (941) 778-7978
Fax: (941) 778-9392

Back to top of Page

Home | Weather | Real Estate | Classifieds | Archives | Contact | Island Links
Islander Store | Subscribe About this site | Classifieds Page | Place an Ad
For Sale | Garage Sales | Announcements | Lost & Found | Pets | Transportation
Boats & Boating | Fishing | Kids for Hire | Help Wanted | Health Care | Services
Lawn & Garden | Landscaping | Home Improvement | Business Opportunities | Rentals | Real Estate

Our Privacy and Copyright Statements © 1992 - 2009, The Islander