Obituaries May 26, 2011

Published on: May 26, 2011

Walter D. Hill
Walter D., “Wally” Hill, 82, of Sun City Center, FL passed away May 13, 2011. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired as business manager for the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops in Tanglewood, MA. He served as financial manager for the Oregon Coast Music Association for 10 years and as treasurer for the Coalition of Mental Health and Aging in Sun City Center, FL for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria; two sons, Elliot Hill and Ted (Mimi) Hill; a daughter, Alexis Hill; four grandchildren, Nathan and Christina Smith, Nicholas and Jeannie Hill; three stepsons, Doug (Donna) Anderson, Kevin (Michelle) Anderson, Paul Abel; and a step­daughter, Cathi (Michael) Sands; five step-grandchildren, Jessica (Lionel) O’Brien, Jake and Lucas Anderson, and Mary, Andrew and Laura Sands; and two step-great-grandchildren, Meike and Jed O’Brien.

Funeral service with Military Honors will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Sun City Center Funeral Home. 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center, FL.

Marian L. Hoenig
Marian L. Hoenig, age 90, of Toledo passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011 in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg.  She was born June 26, 1920 in Toledo to Herman and Edith (Osborn) Oehmler.  Marian was a graduate of DeVilbiss High School and Davis Business College.  She enjoyed dancing, golfing and playing cards especially with her friends in Sun City Center, Florida.

The widow of John Hoenig who passed away May 23, 2007, Marian is survived by her sons, Jack (Kathy) Hoenig of Toledo and Robert (Cindy) Hoenig of Maumee; grandchildren, Sherie (Pat), Kim (Rob), John (Heather), Stacy (Adam), Amber and Matthew and 8 great grandchildren.  In addition to her parents and husband, Marian was preceded in death by one brother.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 3:00 pm in Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family requests memorial contributions to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Parkcliffe Care Center. Arrangements by Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home (419) 893-7686. Online condolences may be made at

Rosanna Caper
Rosanna Caper, 96, of Sun City Center, FL, passed away May 17, 2011.  Her brother, Jacob Smith, of Sun City Center, FL, survives her.

Bernice (Collie) C. Fisher

Bernice (Collie) Fisher 96 of Sun City Center died May 9, 2011.  She was born on May 17, 1914 in Exeter, Ontario, where she lived until age 18 when she left the family farm to attend nursing school at Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, Ontario.  Over the course of her career, Collie worked as a private duty nurse and at Memorial Hospital in Niagara Falls, New York where she met her husband Lonnie.  Lonnie and Collie moved to Pompano Beach, Florida in 1963 and then to Sun City Center in 1977.  Collie was a member of the Women’s Golf League of SCC from 1977 to 2008; the Moonglow Dance Club; and the Gadabouts.  Collie was an avid bridge player and a highly successful golfer.  She played in many golf tournaments all over Florida.  Golf was a passion she shared with her husband Lonnie.  Collie is survived by her stepson Don Fisher and his wife Bettejo; her son-in-law Bill Loy; one sister; many nieces and nephews; 2 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and many friends.  She was predeceased by her husband Lorenz (Lonnie) A. Fisher to whom she was married for 60 years.  She was also predeceased by her daughter Judith.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Emergency Squad of Sun City Center, Florida or to Life Path Hospice of Sun City Center, Florida.

Joseph A. Esposito
Joseph A. Esposito, 71 of Balm passed away May 17, 2011.  He is survived by his wife Judith. Sons Robert (Cheryl) and Rick.  Grandchildren Kyle, Kevin and Lauren. Brothers-in-law George (Carolyn) and Ken Warner.  And an extended family and friends.  A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.  Donations in his name may be made to Lifepath Hospice, Sun City Center, FL.

Walter Elmer Keske
Walter Elmer “Wally” Keske, 77, of Gibsonton passed away peacefully on Friday, May 20, 2011.  Born October 20, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Walter G. and Eleanor L.  Wally owned Alafia Marine Inc., for a number of years.  He also loved traveling, boating and fishing.  Wally was preceded in death by his two sons, Michael and Robert. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Esther; sons, Mark (Michelle) and Randel; daughters, Donna Barkley and Deborah; 7 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his beloved dog, Cotton. Funeral Services took place Wednesday, May 25, at 4 PM with visitation one hour prior at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon.  Wally will be deeply missed.  In lieu of flowers donations in Wally’s name may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association,