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Date of Issue: May 20, 2009

Obituaries

Helen Brown

Helen Brown, 87, of Holmes Beach, died May 13.

Born in Morristown, N.J., Mrs. Brown and her husband raised their family in Whitehouse Station, N.J., where she was an active member of the Whitehouse Station Fire Auxiliary. She moved to Manatee County in 1968. She was a member and deacon of Roser Memorial Community Church. She enjoyed golf and was a member of Key Royale Club.

Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria City. Memorial contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, General Research, P.O. Box 96305, Washington DC 20090-6305. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Edward G. Brown. She is survived by sons Ronald Buck and his wife Peggy of Easton, Pa., and Jim and his wife Kristine of High Bridge, N.J.; daughter, Pat Janusz and her husband Walt of Nazareth, Pa.; companion of 10 years Ed Miller; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

 

Lottie Kathleen Mahan Finney

Lottie Kathleen Mahan Finney, 95, formerly of Anna Maria, died May 7.

Mrs. Finney moved to Anna Maria 30 years ago. She was a retired nursing assistant. She was a member of Roser Memorial Community Church, Anna Maria.

There will be no local services. Memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238.

She is survived by daughters Brenda Fitzgerald and her husband Norm of North Port, and Dee Stewart of Utah; son Tom; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

 

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