John S. Athans, 75, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away, Monday, December 5, 2011at Bay Pines VA Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. John was born December 9, 1935 in Bridgeport, Connecticut and moved to Port Charlotte in 1987 from Milford, CT. He was a veteran serving in the US Air Force.
“Oldie” was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend who will be missed, but not forgotten.
Survived by five daughters, Jill Marie(Scott) Hemmes of Port Charlotte, Sherry (John) Bekech of Lee High Acres, Lisa (Tom) Brown of Townsend, TN, Karrie Athans of West New Haven, CT, Kellie McLeod of Murrieta, CA; a son John P.(Nicole) Athans of Sarasota; a sister Dorothy (Pete) Jurnak of Granville, NJ; a brother, Fred (Barbara) Athans of Rapids, SD; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Samantha, Kassandra, Sean, Kylie, Shane, Cameron, and Jonathan;
Visitation will be held Friday, December 9, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Roberson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, December 10, 2011 followed by military honors by the US Air Force at the Funeral home.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes Port Charlotte Chapel.