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Updated: 11/06/2013 08:00:04AM

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Peggy Ann Ondick

Peggy Ann Ondick, 77, of Suffolk, Va., passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.

She was born in Johnstown, Pa., to Charles and Hilda Grening Duncan.

Peggy is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (John) Lumbard; son, Gregory (Patricia) Ondick; two sisters, Beverly (Arnold) Benford and Faye (Ralph) Lear; four grandchildren, Weston, Allana, Justina and Brendan; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Ondick.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Faith Lutheran Church in Punta Gorda, Fla. A luncheon will follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America at 2000 L St. NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036; or to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Attention: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.

Arrangements are by Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth, Va.

Eva R. Schrum

Eva R. Schrum, 69, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.

She was born Feb. 16, 1944, in Liberty, Ky., and moved to Port Charlotte in December 2012 from Millersville, Md.

Eva was a retired Director for Foundation Coal in Linthicum, Md. She graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree. Eva loved crafts, gardening, reading, cooking and baking.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Martin; sisters, Faye Hammer of Indiana, and Lena Burns of Indiana; brothers, Raymond (Sabrena) Scott of Indiana, Herman (Carol) Scott of Florida, and Charles (Patty) Scott of Florida; and many nieces and nephews. Eva was preceded in death by her daughter, Susan Marie Cashmire Schrum; and brothers, Gervis “Bob” Scott, James Scott and Harvey Scott.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Indiana. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.

Stuart D. Warren

Stuart D. Warren, 74, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.

He was born Oct. 17, 1939, in Normal, Ill.

Stuart and Dee moved to Port Charlotte in 1990 from Cape Coral/Fort Myers, Fla. He was a retail office supply manager with several companies in the area of Lee and Charlotte counties, Fla. Stuart was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. He loved life and was always positive and encouraged all who knew him. “You will win. Why? I will tell you why, Faith in God, Courage and Enthusiasm.”

Stuart was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and will be greatly missed by his wife of 28 years, Dolores “Dee” Warren; daughters, Donna (John) Cerami, Mary Ann Abernathy and Dolores (Mark) Scott; sons, Stuart D. Warren II, Samuel John, James John and Michael (Justine) Cavana; sister, Carol (Donald) Van Cleef; and several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Alice (nee Fuller) Warren; and son, Michael Warren.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 2500 Easy St., Port Charlotte.

Arrangements were made in Port Charlotte.

Norma Jean Wollitz

Norma Jean Wollitz, 82, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.

She was born in 1931, in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of John and Violet (nee Lovitz) Kish.

Norma married Robert A. “Bob” Wollitz on April 20, 1952. She graduated from The Rayen School and worked for General Fireproofing in Youngstown and Buttermaid Bakery in Boardman, Ohio, before raising her children. An accomplished seamstress, Norma won many blue ribbons at the Canfield Fair for her handmade Raggedy Ann dolls. She loved dogs and made a happy home for many pets.

Norma was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Poland, Ohio, and of the U.S. Air Force 19th Bomb Group Association, and enjoyed attending Air Force reunions with her husband.

She will be greatly missed by her husband, Bob; son, Jack (Barb Woods) Wollitz of Poland, Ohio; daughters, Kathy (Gary) Sipe of Canfield, Ohio, and Jeannie (Bill) Tarka of Brecksville, Ohio; she was the proud grandmother of Betsy Wollitz, Ian Sipe and Jaclyn Sipe; and she leaves her sister, Joycelyn (Parke) Bloyer of Boardman. Norma was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Allen, who died in infancy.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services. Memorial donations may be made in Norma’s memory to Alzheimer’s research.


There were no deaths reported in Englewood Tuesday.


Raymond G. Pritchett

Raymond G. Pritchett, 84, of North Port, Fla., passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.

He was born in Derby, England, and came to the United States in 1956.

Raymond retired from the British Army as a Sergeant Major after serving in Palestine, World War II and Korea. He worked for Watkins Motor Line out of Lakeland, Fla., as a truck driver.

Raymond leaves behind his sister, Anne Parson of Australia; a niece and nephew in England; and his wife, Leona Pritchett of Holiday Park in North Port.

Arrangements are by Neptune Society of Fort Myers, Fla.


There were no deaths reported in DeSoto Tuesday.

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