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Date of Issue: August 20, 2008

Obituary

Erskine Brewster Kingsbury Calderon

Erskine Brewster Kingsbury Calderon, 68, of Holmes Beach and Waynesville, N.C., died Aug. 16.

Mr. Calderon attended the University of Pennsylvania-Wharton School and was a member of DKE. He was co-owner of Kingsbury Inc. of Philadelphia and held the position of vice-president of marketing and was a member of the board of directors for 19 years, retiring in 1984. His grandfather, Dr. Albert Kingsbury, was the inventor of the fluid-film thrust bearing and was the founder of the Kingsbury Machine Works Company, presently known as Kingsbury Inc.

Mr. Calderon was a life member of the ATA. He was a member of MENSA, Atlantic Indians and American Woodturners Association.

Private services will be held in Waynesville, N.C., and a memorial service will be held in Holmes Beach at a later date. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association. Arrangements were by Wells Funeral Homes Inc. & Cremation Services of Waynesville, N.C.

He is survived by wife Diana L. Calderon; two sons, Wayne J. and wife Laura, of Sarasota, and Matthew M. of Gainesville, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Samuel and Nicholas Calderon.

 

Ryan Daniel Schoch

Ryan Daniel Schoch, 20, a lifelong resident of Cortez, died Aug 13.

Ryan graduated from Bayshore High School in 2006. He was a four-year varsity soccer player at Bayshore and was nominated for the U.S. Naval Academy. He was an alter server for eight years at Ss. Peter & Paul the Apostles Catholic Church of Bradenton.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Ss Peter & Paul the Apostles Catholic Church, 2850 75th St. W., Bradenton.

Visitation was Aug. 18 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd St. W., Bradenton. Inurnment will be at a later date at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Ft. Meade, Fla. Arrangements are by Brown & Sons.

Online condolences may be made at www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.

He is survived by his parents Terry and Robin Schoch of Cortez; sister Kara Schoch of Orlando; and paternal grandparents Bernard and Ruby Schoch of Orlando.

 

Robert G. Taylor

Robert G. Taylor, 77, of Holmes Beach, died Aug. 11.

A service was held Aug. 15, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include son Robert Taylor; daughter Susan Matejov; a brother; two sisters; and two grandchildren.

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