Lauretta J. Aries, 94, of Harbour Heights, Florida, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in Port Charlotte, Florida.
Born March 22, 1920 in Peoria, Illinois, Lauretta and her late husband Melvin L. Aries moved to Harbour Heights from McGuire Air Force Base in Wrightstown, New Jersey in 1966. A retired City of Punta Gorda financial assistant, Lauretta was a member of the Harbour Heights Civic Association, Horticultural Society, and Christ Community United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her step-daughter, Sandra Fay Barrett of Panama City Beach, FL, one brother, Charles J. Maus, Jr. of Peoria, IL, brother-in-law, Richard Aries of Rosemount, MN; three grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, a niece, Jinny Mullinex of Waterloo, IA, and close friends Barbara and Dan Rice of Harbour Heights, FL.
Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Christ Community United Methodist Church, 27000 Sunnybrook Rd. in Harbour Heights. Rev. Duane W. Waters, Pastor, will officiate.
Memorial bequests in lieu of flowers are suggested in Lauretta’s name to Christ Community United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, or the Port Charlotte Branch of the American Cancer Society, please click links to left.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Punta Gorda Chapel.