Christ Church members held a Christmas party for their reading buddies, Dec. 11. The reading buddies are students of the 13th Avenue Dream Center in Bradenton.
Mary Petruccione Hongen,100, of Lakeland and Longboat Key, died Nov. 26.
Georgiana Albright, 96, of Plymouth Harbor, died Dec. 2.
On Dec. 3, St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church held its annual Christmas party, which featured a performance by soprano Michelle Giglio and accompanist Lee Dougherty Ross.
David Sherman Young, 90, of Longboat Key, Washington, D.C., and Newton, Mass., died Nov. 24.
Faye Zeitman Schonbrunn, 94, of Longboat Key and Great Neck, N.Y., died Nov. 29.
The Rev. Norm Pritchard looks forward to a warm climate and congregation at the Key church after 19 years in Michigan.