The congregation of Christ Church gathered on Friday, Jan. 24, to celebrate the Rev. Bruce Porterâ€™s years of service and spiritual guidance with a retirement party.
St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Menâ€™s Club gathered for authentic Italian cuisine and a variety of wine on Thursday, Jan. 23, at Father Edward Pick Parish Hall. This year marks the fourth â€œItalian Nightâ€ for the group.
Robert Neher, 92, of Longboat Key, died Jan. 8.
Doris Lytle, 88, of Naples and formerly of Longboat Key and Andover, Mass., died Jan. 10.
Julius Sydney Rubel, 97, of Longboat Key, died Dec. 29.
Frances Kinkle, 79, of Longboat Key and formerly of Red Bank, N.J., died Dec. 19.
Phyllis Kee, 88, of Framingham, Mass., and formerly of Longboat Key and Woburn, Mass., died Jan. 2.