John R. Jenkins
John R. Jenkins, 80, of Holmes Beach, died Feb. 22, 2015. A private memorial service will be held. Survivors include wife Madeleine, daughter Monica Copeland, son Neil, daughter Sylvia, and three grandchildren
Dorothy Perricone, 83, mother and friend, passed away on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at home in Anna Maria. Dorothy was a graduate of Florida State University, where she began her career in education. She worked for the Hillsborough County School system for 35 years as a teacher, principal and the director of student services. She enjoyed vacationing at the beach and also at her cabin in the Smokey Mountains of North Carolina. She was married to Joe Perricone for 48 years. Dorothy leaves three children, Allen Leigh, Michele (Perricone) Romeo, and Renee Perricone; five grandchildren, Doug Leigh, Joe Leigh, Brent Romeo, Eric Romeo, Scott Romeo; and also nine great-grand-children. A memorial service was held on Saturday, Feb. 28, at Brown & Son’s Funeral Home, 604 43rd St. W., Bradenton, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to one of her favorite charities: Manatee County Humane Society, DAV and Paralyzed Vets.