Irwin Tober, 92, of Longboat Key, died Dec. 10.
Ronald Miller, 72, of Longboat Key, died Dec. 11, after an unexpected cardiac arrest.
George Hodges Harrison, 90, of Bradenton, died Sunday, Dec. 8, just one month shy of his 91st birthday.
On Thursday, Dec. 12, Christ Church was the host to many young children and their families at its annual All Church Carol Sing & Childrenâ€™s Christmas Party. One of the churchâ€™s mission projects takes members of the congregation to Bradenton as â€œReading Buddiesâ€ and this event celebrated all involved with a party full of singing, presents and Santa.
Longboat Key native Mark Wickersham died Dec. 4. He was 58.
Stanley Adelman, 88, of Longboat Key, died Dec. 3.
St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church celebrated their 40th anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 7, with a picnic and special dedication to the man that made it the strong community it is today, the Rev. Edward Pick.