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Date of Issue: March 31, 2005

Obituary

Thomas E. 'Fishy' Fischbach

Thomas E. 'Fishy' Fischbach, 48, of Bradenton, died March 27.

Born in Bradenton, Mr. Fischbach was a lifelong resident. He was Catholic.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at Brown and Sons Funeral Home, 5624 26th St., Bradenton. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238.

He is survived by sisters Cynthia Zaagman and Mary M., both of Bradenton, and Carol Bonifila of Fort Pierce; and brothers George F. Jr. of Anna Maria and John P. Sr. of Lakeland, Ga.

Arthur L. Langlois

Arthur L. Langlois, 92, of Bradenton, died March 20.

A native of Worcester, Mass., Mr. Langlois served in the U.S. Army and was a French interpreter to Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower during World War II. He received the Bronze Star. He retired after 42 years with Heald Machine Co.

Memorial services were March 28 at Saints Peter And Paul the Apostles Catholic Church, Bradenton. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238. Brown and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by wife of 59 years Dora; daughters Denise Langlois of Bradenton and Michelle Langlois of Nantucket, Mass; one brother; two sisters; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Esther R. Meltzner

Esther R. Meltzner, 91, of Holmes Beach, died March 19.

Born in Elmira, N.Y., Ms. Meltzner came to Manatee County from Hollywood, Fla., in 1991. She was a sales clerk. She was Jewish.

No services were planned. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, Island Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by sons Irvin of Holmes Beach and Joel of Denver, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Nina L. Young

Nina L. Young, 85, of Burlington, Vt., and formerly Holmes Beach, died March 21.

Mrs. Young was born in Belmont, Vt.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Weathersfield, Vt. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Vermont, P.O. Box 1139, 338 River St., Montpelier VT 05601.

She is survived by son Cary of St. Albans, Vt.; daughter Naoma Hill of Springfield, Vt.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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