Obituaries April 22, 2010
HATEM, Marilyn E.
Marilyn E. Hatem, 82, of Sun City Center passed away on March 31, 2010.
During her 30 years residency at Sun City Center she was a past president of the Sun City Center’s Woman’s Club, an active member of M.O.A.A., The Forum, and the RN Club. She was also a very active parishioner with Prince of Peace Catholic Church as eucharistic minister and worked as a registered nurse at South Bay Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy A. Hatem, her son Patrick L. Donaghy and daughter Marilyn De Santis. She is survived by her daughter Theresa Curry and sons John Hatem and Roy Hatem, Jr.; 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She leaves a brother, Kevin Lyons of Naples, FL, as well as nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 am Thursday, April 15, 2010 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 702 Valley Forge Boulevard, Sun City Center.
Charles L. “Chuck” Hertz, USN CDR (RET. ), 64, of Apollo Beach, FL., passed peacefully at his home with family at his side March 14, 2010.
He was born in Manchester, England, son of the late Alvin G. and Mary Hertz, but spent his youth in New Orleans, LA, and Mobile, AL. Chuck graduated from Levittown High School in New Jersey in 1963, and soon after joined the US Air Force (1963-1971). As an Airborne Weather Observer, he flew Typhoon Hunter Missions and combat in Viet Nam. Chuck graduated from Florida Institute of Technology in 1973. He joined the US Navy, and entered Naval Flight Officer Training in1974. He trained as an A6E Bombardier/ Navigator at Whidbey Island, WA. Chuck was assigned to a NATO staff in Naples, Italy from 1984-1989 and to the American Embassy in New Delhi, India, as the assistant Naval Attache where he represented the US Navy to the host nation from 1991-1994. After retiring from the US Navy, he was employed by the Department Defense Intelligence Agency for fifteen years. Chuck received numerous medals and awards including the Air Medal, Viet Nam Service Medal with three bronze stars, Navy Unit Commendation medal, the Director’s Intelligence Medal and National Defense Service Medal. Chuck proudly served his country. Chuck had a passion for travel. He enjoyed fishing, especially bill fishing, and golfing.
Chuck leaves behind his wife, Doris, of thirty-four years and daughter, Jeanette. Chuck is also survived by cousins, Janice Hertz (Brian Trede) of Camano Island, W A; Donald Hertz of New Orleans, LA; Dustin Hertz (Kristy) of Lafayette, LA; sister-in-law, Laura Slover of Sarasota, FL; and brother-in-law, Lee D. Anderson, “Pete” (Bonnie) of Cumming, GA. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Chuck will remain in our hearts always and forever.
A celebration of his life will be held April 16, at St. Margaret of Scotland Episcopal Church, Sarasota, FL. The Rev. Everett P. Walk will officiate. Graveside services will follow at the Sarasota Veterans National Cemetery, Sarasota, FL.
His family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Disabled American Veterans Organization, or Life Path Hospice of Sun City Center, Florida.
Edward C Jones, 38 went home to be with the Lord April 4, 2010.
He is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth; daughter Charlotte (Tim); granddaughter and the apple of his eye Elizabeth Andromeda; brothers Dan Jones (Marla), Mallie Dukes (Debbie), John Jones (Kathy); and sisters Christal Gambrell (Robert) and Pam Wade (John) many nieces and nephews.
John 11:25 - And Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me though he were dead yet shall he live.
Memorial services will be held April 17, 4:00pm at Apollo Beach Community church.HELLWIG, Robert J.
Robert J. “Bob”, 86, of Kings Point, Sun City Center, passed away on April 11, 2010.
He was originally from Newark, NJ, and was an Air Force fighter pilot, contracting officer and procurement manager. Hellwig retired with the rank of Major from the United States Air Force in 1964 and then the Department of Defense in 1982. He moved to Sun City Center from Mt. Vernon, VA in 1991 with his wife Florence, who preceded him in death in 2000 after 53 years of marriage. He was a Protestant, a Mason, an alumnus of the University of Maryland, a member of the Kings Point Model RR Club and several ballroom dance clubs with his long time dance partner, Dorothy Kolena.
Survivors include two nephews, Richard (Leslie) Callanan and Robert (Shelley) Callanan. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 16, 2010 at Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573.
Arrangements were made by Sun City Center Funeral Home.