John Athans
December 9, 1935 - December 5, 2011
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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…

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Kellie McLeod left a message on January 1, 2012:
Hi dad, I keep finding myself here, even though every time I scroll down and see your picture I am still so surprised to see you there. But yet I feel closer to you here. I want you to know I appreciate all the sacrifices you made for us and how hard you worked all your life. I am so happy we got to know you these past 11 years. You were on your own page in life and didn't care what anyone thought. You were a amazing person and everyone loved you but only a certain six got to call you dad. So happy I was one of them. It was hard during the holidays, I wanted to call you a million times and tell you stories of my girls or Rodney being cheap or my daily work stuff. I am thankful for the time and the relationship we had but still want more. I love you dad and I miss you daily!!!!
Todd Kennedy left a message on December 7, 2011:
I'll always remember the summer parties at our house, playing volleyball with aunt Barb and uncle Jack.
Mark Malaspina left a message on December 8, 2011:
I will always remember jack sitting in his chair playing his games, watching judge Judy and not answering the phone when it rang
Deborah Evarts left a message on December 8, 2011:
Uncle Jack you will always be remembered from all the great times we had at family gatherings especially playing volleyball and all the cookouts. You will be missed by all. Love Debbie
Arthur Sanders and Karen Breiner-Sanders left a message on December 9, 2011:
Jack we miss you already.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Marlene O'connor Terry left a message on December 9, 2011:
R.I.P cuz. You'll be greatly missed. I'm glad I got to see you at John and Sherry's anniversary af few years back. Marlene
Linda&Stephen Havican left a message on December 9, 2011:
I will always remember the great times we had at all the cookouts and family gatherings.Also the times I babysat the kids. You will be missed by all.R.I.P. ps tell everyone upstairs that we all love and miss them. Linda,Steve Havican
Violet Sullivan left a message on December 9, 2011:
Dear Scott and Jill, There are no words to ease your sadness. Jack will always live in your hearts and memories. If you could have given him a choice of ways, to take that final step in the dance of life, he would probably have chosen the way he went. May that thought bring you comfort and peace. We, in the neighborhood, will miss seeing his smile. He was always optomistic and gave others a happy feeling. Sincerely, Vi
Ann and Dave Campbell left a message on December 9, 2011:
Dear Jill; We were sad to hear that your Dad passed away.We will miss seeing him walking with your dog.We hope your memories will sustain you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Ann and Dave.
jill athans hemmes left a message on December 10, 2011:
Dear Dad , May you rest in peace.I was so lucky to have had you in everyday life and will miss you greatly.I will miss your smile,your honest opinions and your friendship.I was so lucky to have you as my father and will never ever forget you.Its been so difficult having to let you go but i will get better with time.I love you forever.Until we meet again, Love your daughter,JIllxoxoxoxoxo
kelie mcleod left a message on December 14, 2011:
Dad, you were not only a great father but also a great father in law and grandfather. I will miss our daily chats. I know I drove you crazy by calling everyday, but I just wanted to hear your voice and make you laugh till you choked. You were not just my dad you were my friend. You helped me with all the cars and household items when Rod deployed. It did not matter that you did not live with me. I called and you helped me get thru it. Thank you for all the advice on my girls. Thank you for fighting so hard for us. I know you are with mom now and I am happy for you, but sad for me. Until we meet again dad, please know that I will miss you everyday and I love you dearly.
LISA left a message on December 21, 2011:
MISSING YOU DAD. :(
kellie left a message on December 27, 2011:
missing you
Janice and Ted Kennedy left a message on December 6, 2011:
I will always remember "Olde" and the Dallas Cowboys. Especially when they were losing, I'd call Jack and he would Laugh!
Roberson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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