Send us your memories of Stan Gober
Published 6/20/2012 at 4:58 p.m. 0 comments
Did you know Stan Gober or have special memories of him? Send us your tributes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions will be accepted until Monday and may be published in Tuesday's edition of the Marco Eagle.
Party planned to remember life of Stan Gober, creator of ‘Buzzard Lope’
Updated 6/19/2012 at 8:50 p.m. 5 comments
A Goodland legend and one of Collier County's most beloved characters has died.
Prominent horse owner-breeder Evans dies at 68
Published 1/1/2011 at 11:42 p.m. 0 comments
Edward P. Evans, one of thoroughbred racing's leading owners and breeders, has died after a brief illness. He was 68.
VIDEO/PHOTOS: Frantic search for woman who drove into pond ends with tragic discovery
Updated 11/3/2010 at 5:45 a.m. 0 comments
The frantic search for a woman who called 911 as her car was filling with water in a retention pond at the Fiddler's Creek development near Marco Island ended Tuesday with the discovery of her death. Mary J. Catania, 58, ...
PHOTOS: Marco Island says farewell to Mike Minozzi at funeral
Published 8/6/2010 at 1:52 p.m. 0 comments
Mike Minozzi loved his Island. His legacy is obvious in the construction of the S.S. Jolley Bridge as well as his dedication to civic issues. Funeral services were held Friday at San Marco Catholic Church. He was "Mr. Marco."
Island couple share memorable moments with actor Fess Parker
Published 3/19/2010 at 11:31 a.m. 3 comments
Fess Parker, 85, died Thursday... What we read Thursday reminded us of one wonderful evening in 2004, when we had several hours of great food and wine, good songs and stories with, can you believe it, Davy Crockett and Daniel ...
Island stalwart Stakich dead at 88
Updated 7/28/2009 at 3:45 p.m. 2 comments
Marco Island community friend and activist Robert “Bob“ Stakich, 88, died early Tuesday morning after a brief illness.
Glenn Tucker, Marco’s longest-serving councilman, laid to rest
Updated 5/29/2009 at 9:14 p.m. 0 comments
He was Mr. Marco, the man with a large stature, who led boldly and held a gift for arguing effectively, while remaining gentle The life of Marco’s longest-serving city councilman, E. Glenn Tucker, was celebrated Friday evening, just days after ...
Condolences, funeral arrangements announced for Marco's Glenn Tucker
Published 5/26/2009 at 3:09 p.m. 0 comments
The Marco community responds with sorrow to the sudden death of one of Marco's first and longest-serving city councilors, Glenn Tucker, who was stricken by a brain aneurysm Sunday. Arrangements for Tucker were announced Tuesday.
Marco community’s support inspires Hope
Published 5/7/2009 at 3:59 p.m. 0 comments
Michelle Jackman, 37, of Marco Island, died just days before a benefit for her and her family was to be held at the Iron Rhino Saloon. Ruthann DeJong, of Naples, worked with Jackman at the Snook Inn for several years. ...
Island family experiences loss of child
Published 12/30/2008 at 2:26 p.m. 5 comments
Phoebe Maria Magee, 7, passed away in her Island home Sunday after suffering a long term illness. Visitation was held Tuesday morning at Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home on Elkcam Circle and funeral mass is 12 p.m. Wednesday at San Marco Catholic ...
UPDATE: Physician’s death shocks Island community
Updated 1/2/2009 at 3:38 p.m. 9 comments
Physician Mitchell Jerome Shaw, 38, was last seen by his family on Christmas day and found dead in his Naples’ physicians’ office Saturday, reported Karie Partington, a spokeswoman with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.
Island community loses a father, fisherman
Published 11/19/2008 at 2:57 p.m. 2 comments
The Island community is mourning the loss of father and fisherman, Joseph Nugent, 39, of 360 Capri Boulevard, Isles of Capri. Nugent died Thursday when he lost control of his motorcycle near 1400 19th St. S.W., Golden Gate Estates, according ...
Services announced for Staci Kelley
Updated 11/4/2008 at 9:45 p.m. 1 comment
Staci Marie Kelley, 41, light and love of the life of Jerry Gibson died peacefully Wednesday, October, 29, 2008.
Benedicte Traberg Smith, widow of broadcast journalist Howard K. Smith, dies at 87
Updated 11/3/2008 at 12:05 a.m. 0 comments
My 87-year-old mother, Benedicte "Bennie" Traberg Smith, widow of pioneering broadcast journalist Howard K. Smith, has died at her beach side condominium on Marco Island, Florida. She passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 from complications from hydrocephalus. A longtime ...
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