A memorial service will be held for Robert "Bob" Burdewick at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens, 1750 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor, FL, on Friday, Feb. 22 at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
"Sam Raney, 74, was known as 'Big Sam,' not really for his physical size but for the size of his heart, the size of his faith, and the size of his love. He loved 'big' and in return was loved by all who knew him."
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our father and friend Samuel Elmer Raney Jr. Sam was born in Florence, AL, on June 15, 1938, to Edith Josie Liles and Samuel E. Raney Sr. and went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 1, 2012. Sam graduated from Lepanto High School in Lepanto, AK, and attended Arkansas A & M. He received his bachelor's degree from St. Leo College and went on to receive his Master's at Nova University. He also attended the Southern Police Institute in Louisville, KY. Sam's life defined values. He was a devout Christian who raised his family at Calvary Baptist Church in Clearwater where he held his membership since 1975. There he served as deacon, Sunday school teacher, and in several other leadership …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Dunedin Patch highlights interaction with our readers. Today, it's two comments on an announcement about the passing of Sister Dolores Keller.
Thanks to Dunedin Patch readers Carol L. Smith and Kevin T. Mullin, who both commented on an announcement about the passing of Sister Dolores Keller. Both Carol and Kevin chimed in to say that Sister Dolores, former Director of Religious Education at Our Lady of Lourdes, will be missed. A memorial mass is scheduled for Dec. 3. See the announcement on Dunedin Patch for more details. Dunedin Patch is an interactive community site, and we want you to get involved! Post a comment at the bottom of any story. Upload your photos to our Pics & Clips gallery. Post an Announcement to share your news, or add an Event to our calendar. Post a blog in our Local Voices section to let everyone know about your group, your expertise or your opinion.
Monday, September 17, 2012
"His footprint is very large here" after 21 years of service in Dunedin.
John Lawrence may have served as Dunedin's city manager for 21 years, but he was "a firefighter at heart." Fire Chief Bud Meyer said that during Lawrence's tenure with the city, he asked for a pager and would show up at all sorts of emergencies, from dumpster fires to building fires. "The only problem was he wouldn't stand across the street, he wanted to go in," Meyer said. Other city employees shared their remembrances of Lawrence at Thursday night's city commission meeting. Lawrence died last month in Georgia after battling liver disease. He was 66. Commissioner Julie Scales said Lawrence played a big role in making Dunedin a place people love. "His footprint is very large here," Scales said. Lawrence, who retired in 2005, had been …