Anneli Antikainen Varon
June 5, 1947 - July 10, 2020
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Following the return of her earthly cremated remains by the Anatomical Society, I will visit her beloved homeland of Finland where, with her loving relatives and friends, we will celebrate her precious life. From the peninsula boulder, where she sat and dreamed what her life might become, we will scatter her ashes onto the lake that fronts her early childhood home.


As the cofounder of The Knowledge Integration Services Foundation, Anneli’s life will be perpetually memorialized and
honored on the Foundation’s website.

Anneli Antikainen Varon passed away in Port Charlotte, Florida on July 10, 2020, just weeks after her June 1st, 45th wedding anniversary and her June 5th, 73rd birthday. She expired while under the competent and considerate care of the Fawcett Memorial Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit’s doctors and nurses. On behalf of myself, husband Barry, her…

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Päivi Niemelä left a message on December 3, 2020:
I loved you my beloved aunt ❤️ You are with my dad now in Heaven, we will see again! No good byes, just bye bye, we will see!
Susan M. Rogers left a message on July 19, 2020:
Dear Barry,  You have my heartfelt sympathy and deepest condolences on the loss of your precious Anneli.  How lucky you were, and how highly you valued her, come through the stirring life tribute you posted.  I marvel at how beautifully you planned your life together and how well it worked out until illness intervened. "All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen," wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson, quoted on a treasured, unused condolence card. "Trusting the Lord will comfort and hold you in this time of sorrow," it says. 
Linda Bulwa left a message on July 18, 2020:
Dear Barry & extended family Wishing you all long life. This is very sad news. Condolences from Myrna and Jack (cousin from Fred’s family) and all your family in Australia. May her memory be a blessing to you all.
Doris Hirschhorn left a message on July 17, 2020:
Over the years, we did not see each other often, but when we did, she was so lively and enthusiastic. Bob and I will always remember her dazzling smile which lit up her entire face. We will also remember how she loved to take photographs. She will be missed. Condolences to Barry, her family, and friends.
Terri and Allen left a message on July 17, 2020:
Dear Barry, Anneli was a very lovely woman. Although we did not live near you, when you came up north for a visit, Anneli was full of warmth and vitality. Her smile and outgoing personality were infectious. She touched the lives of everyone she met. Anneli will be missed by all that knew her.
Roberson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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