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Date of Issue: June 30, 2005

Obituary

Eileen T. Culhane

Eileen T. Culhane, 76, of Bradenton and formerly Holmes Beach, died June 10.

Memorial mass was June 13.Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238. Brown & Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by daughter Kathy Kelley of Sarasota; sons Michael of Holmes Beach, Timothy and Edward of New Jersey, William of Bradenton and Paul of Port Charlotte; sisters Joan Boruff of Bradenton, Geraldine Vorisek of Daytona Beach; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

As son Michael put it, "Island umpires, your greatest critic, Eileen Culhane, passed away. You remember her, the tough old bird with the cane who would blast you for any call against one of her many grandchildren's teams. She was sharp, and might grudgingly agree with anything she saw, but here family always came first."

Savilla Jane Nole

Savilla Jane Nole, 88, of Bradenton, died June 19.

Mrs. Nole belonged to St. Ann's Catholic Church of Belle Vernon, Pa., and St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach.

Memorial services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, 12905 State Road 70, Bradenton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1230 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota FL 34239.

She is survived by Helen Davis of Holmes Beach; Agnes Vernet of Donora, Pa.; Sheila Oberhofer of Bradenton; John T. Nole Jr. of Genoa, Neb.; Richard Nole of Palmetto; Sister Naoma Dattis of Belle Vernon; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Frances Dillinger Reid

Frances Dillinger Reid, 91, of Village Green, Bradenton, died Friday, June 17.

Mrs. Reid was born in Carbondale, Ill. The family moved to Holmes Beach in 1957, then to Bradenton in 1959. She and husband Wilber owned Reid's Meat Market of Bradenton until their retirement in 1976. She was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, having joined in August 1946. She was honored by the sorority as State Girl of the Year on three occasions. She was active with the American and Juvenile Diabetes organizations. She was an avid bowler until age 86.

A memorial will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 9, which was to be her 92nd birthday, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 3200 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Methodist Church, 3200 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton FL 34205, and/or Our Home on Wares Creek, 1725 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.

She is survived by sons Don of Bronson, Mich., and David of Hollywood, Calif.; grandchildren Stephen Reid of Atlanta and Laura Elizabeth Dobbins, New York City; and great-grandchildren Amelia Grace and Garrett Wayne. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Wilber, and their daughter Janet Elizabeth in 1992.

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