July 19, 2018

Published on: July 18, 2018

Steven A. Carre

Steven A. Carre, 67, of Sun City Center, passed away on July 3, 2018. Steven was born in Dayton, Ohio, but lived in Florida since 1973. He enjoyed spending most of his time with his wife Becky and their many trips to Tennessee. He was a devoted Ohio State fan. He enjoyed restoring Mustangs, playing softball, fishing, target shooting and riding his ATV with his grandsons. 

Steven is survived by his loving family, wife of 49 years Becky; daughter Kimberly (Dave) Cox; brothers Charles (Gail) Carre and Gary Carre, and grandchildren Jacob and Justin Cox and many nieces and nephews. 

There will be a memorial gathering on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Sun City Center Atrium in the Florida Room, 945-D N. Course Lane, Sun City Center, FL 33573. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the American Heart Association at www.Donatenow.heart.org

 

Gordon (Gordy) Ray Cummings

Gordon passed away peacefully at home after a short, but vigorous struggle with pancreatic cancer on July 5, 2018. 

Gordon was born November 15, 1946, in Schenectady N.Y. to Martha and Harold Cummings. He attended Waukesha High School where he loved football, wrestling and swimming then furthered his education at Waukesha Tech and Milton College in Wis. In High school he met and married Donna Jenkins Redmer, the mother of his children. He and Donna were divorced in 1980, but remained friends and wonderful parents.  He spent his working years in Waukesha working for RTE (now Cooper Industries).

In December 2008 he met the love of his life, Pam. They were married within a year at a beautiful ceremony in Cozumel, Mexico. He retired and they spent many happy years traveling around the world plus splitting their time between their homes in Wisconsin and Sun City Center, Fla.

Gordon was a kind and gentle man who had a great love of history and golf. Through his passion for golf he made many friends at Renaissance Golf Club, where you could find him most every day. In the evenings he enjoyed cuddling up with Pam and their cats (Callie and Grace) while watching TV.

Gordon is survived by his wife Pam Whitnall Cummings; mother Martha Felter Cummings; children Brian Cummings and Laura (Chuck) Duncan and grandchildren Skyler Clarin and Lucas Duncan; brothers Stephen (Sue) and David (Kathy), and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, at St. Andrew’s Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W. Sun City Center, Fla. with dinner to follow.

A second celebration of life will be held in Wisconsin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Jerusalem Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Main St., Wales, Wis. with lunch to follow.

Placement of ashes will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018, at Forest Home Cemetery 2405 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee, Wis.

Flowers may be sent to the church or memorial donations can be sent to Habitat for Humanity in Gordon’s name at www.habitat.org/support/honor-memorial-gifts. Arrangements by Zipperer’s Funeral Home. 

 

Janet Hance Isenberg

Janet Hance Isenberg, 94, passed away peacefully at Clare Bridge, Homewood Residences, on July 3, 2018. She is survived by her husband of 68 years Henry “Tony” W. Isenberg Jr.; daughter Elizabeth “Betsy” (Richard) Volk; son Henry Peter (Sheri) Isenberg; three grandsons Andrew Volk, Henry David Isenberg and Daniel Isenberg. 

Janet had a unique high school experience, graduating in a class of 25 from Montclair State Teachers College, College High School, where all of her classes were taught by college professors. After high school she completed advanced secretarial training at the Sherwood School in Paterson, N.J. Upon completing her secretarial training she worked for the Red Cross during World War II (on call 24 hours a day) and an additional four years afterward. 

Upon marrying Tony, she moved to Maplewood, N.J. where she became a wonderful stay-at-home wife, mother and community volunteer. After Betsy was born she and Tony moved to a new home in West Orange, N.J. where they resided for 45 years. When Janet’s children were older she joined Tony at the Henry R. Isenberg Tile and Marble Company as the Secretary-Treasurer of the company. After first retiring in New Jersey, Janet and Tony moved to Sun City Center 22 years ago, where Janet’s mother had lived. 

Janet’s favorite pastimes were reading, gardening, tennis, doing needle point (she completed over 100 large needlepoints), cooking and playing bridge. Janet and Henry enjoyed traveling and cruising. Wherever they went, Janet looked for new local needlepoint canvases to work on to remind them of their visit. 

A private service with interment at the Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Indiana will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being taken care of by The National Cremation Society, formerly Lewers Funeral Home. Memorial donations in Janet’s name can be made to the following: Simmons Lake Association Memorial Fund; or Sun City Center Emergency Squad (720 Ray Watson Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573). To leave a special condolence, please visit www.nationalcremation.com/location/ruskin

 

Lila Juanita Kent

Lila Juanita Kent born Jan. 10, 1939, in Blackfoot, Idaho passed away July 5, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Gail Nelson. She is survived by her husband Michael; children Matt, Vaughn, Laird and Marianne; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

She was involved with the Audubon Society and Women’s Club. She loved cruising and spending time in our national parks. She had a great appreciation for the outdoors and enjoyed spending time in the forests. She was a very good artist and gardener. 

She will be missed by all who knew her. Her ashes will be interred at the Sarasota National Cemetery.

 

Gloria Specht Stetler

Gloria Specht Stetler, 94, passed away at The Arbors at Shelburne, Vermont on July 10, 2018. Gloria was born on January 13, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Lloyd and Nelle (Custer) Specht. She grew up in Stoystown, Pennsylvania and graduated from Purdue University in 1945. 

She met Richard Stetler shortly after the war and lived in Stoystown until 1993, when they moved to Sun City Center, Florida. She and Dick were married for 49 years until his death in 1996. She is also predeceased by her sister Helen. She is survived by her sons, Richard and his wife Sherrie, Denver, Pa., and Bradley and his wife Susie Miller, Hinesburg, Vt., five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

Gloria was an accomplished acrobatic dancer, studying under Gene Kelly. She loved to swim, travel and be a mother. She moved to Vermont in 2015. She retained her grace and wit until her death. We owe special thanks to the staff at The Arbors at Shelburne for their loving care for over three years. A memorial service will held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Stoystown, on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 10 a.m. Private interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Stoystown. 

Memorial contributions may be given to Stoystown Charge U.C.C., P.O. Box 335, Stoystown, PA 15563, or the Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Arrangements entrusted to Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown. www.DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com

 

Vera Susan Sutherland 

Vera Susan Sutherland, who was born in Hudson, Michigan, peacefully passed away on Friday, July 6. 

Preceded in death by her loving mother Flora Little Cuer; stepmother Janice Tanner Cuer; husband Mace William Sutherland; daughter Carlette Ann Swimmer; three brothers and two sisters.

Survived by her beloved father Francis Cleo Cuer; eight children Brenda, Anthony, Butch, Sandra, Mace Jr., Patty, Betty, and Chris; three sisters Sue, Connie and Linda; two brothers Douglas and Tom; 21 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. 

Please honor and celebrate the legacy of Vera by sharing stories, photos, thoughts, feelings, and condolences on her online memory board at www.zipperersfuneralhome.com

 

Marilyn Sutton

Marilyn Sutton, 93, of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away on July 9, 2018. She is survived by sons Scott (Connie) of Sylvania, Ohio and Glenn (Lisa) of Colburn, Idaho; daughter Paula (Rick) Len of Minnetonka, Minn.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter and her husband of 68 years, Dean.

After graduating from Miami University, Marilynn married her high school sweetheart and raised their family in Perrysburgh, Ohio. In addition to being a homemaker and mother, Marilyn was an active leader in her church. She served as an ordained Elder, Clerk of Session and President of the Women’s Association. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church, 200 E. 2nd St., Perrysburgh, Ohio 43551.

 

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