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.
On Nov. 25, the 34th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service was held at St. Armands Lutheran Church.
Alan Turow, 79, of Sarasota, died Nov. 13.
John Joseph Stevenson, 78, died Nov. 18.