Barbara Lee Bendit “Bobbi” of Longboat Key, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, died on Oct. 29. She was 80 years old.
Bendit was born on Sept. 11, 1931. She is survived by her husband, Erwin; a daughter, Cherie; a son, Jeff; three sisters, Dorothy, Gail and Jane; and three grandchildren.
There will be a Celebration of Life Nov. 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Bendit Family Residence. Call or e-mail Cherie foor directions and to share a memory 726-0586 or firstname.lastname@example.org. In lieu of flowers, and with gratitude to the Tidewell Hospice Team, the family asks generous donations be made in Barbara’s honor.