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“Happy New Year.. into 2018.. and life is moving forward... I want you to know that you are always a thought away... and I KNOW.. some of the...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Sue VanInwegen - North Port, FL

“2 Years today... feels like yestetrday.. and a million years ago all at the same time. Alex has since left me join you, Murray, Mom and Dad.....Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Sue VanInwegen - North Port, FL

“It's hard to believe it has been a year since we gathered to lay you to rest, with your beloved Parents. We are watching over Sue just as you would...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Theresa Leverich - Venice, FL

“Thoughts & prayers to you Sue on this one year anniversary. ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Chris Masson - North Port

“My memories are a little different than most .we used to meet out doing karaoke.Earl was one-of-a-kind and I could look at him and know exactly what...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Kurt Hundeland - Middletown, NY

“one year. I know you are watching over me.. and throwing me a curve ball now and again.. just to keep me on my toes.I love you.. and miss you...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Sue VanInwegen - North Port, FL

“Thank you for the wonderful entries. They are a great comfort to our family. I love that some are memories that go back Long before I met him. ...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Sue VanInwegen - North Port, FL

“I remember when i was around four, Aunt Sue, and Uncle earl were staying at a hotel in orange city. My mother had allowed me to go up to their room...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Raquel Valle - deltona, FL

“Sue, keep the good & love in your heart and leave the rest behind. Will always be here for you. You are truly the strongest lady I know and this's...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Chris Masson - North Port, FL

“Sue,I never had the pleasure of meeting you. Earl was a great guy. I worked with him at Fulton Chevrolet back in the 80's .He kept everyone in...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Keith Moran - Middletown, NY

“To Sue and all of Earl's family, we have never met. I wish the best for you all in this difficult time. Earl touched a lot of people's lives...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Keith Parfitt - Mount Hope, NY

“Sincere Condolences to Earls Family. I have not seen Earl for probably 35 years, but will never forget the times we jammed in Earls garage with...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Mark Connoly - Middletown, NY

“Rest in peace Earl. It was a rough few years for both you and Sue. May you eternally enjoy your music and send a few songs Sue's way. To my big...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Connie - Goshen, NY

“In death as in Life, hope, prayers, and love still follow the Van Inwegen Family. In life, Earl & Sue fought for Earl's ability to survive. With his...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Theresa Leverich - Venice, FL

“We never met, but I know you through Suzanne. "Rock on" as her guardian angel. You live in her heart. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Gwen Arnaud - Atlanta, GA

“I haven't seen my uncle since the 70's. I mostly remember going to his parents house (my grandparents) and seeing his model cars. My grandparents...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Michael Van Inwegen - Puyallup, WA

“Oh Gunk this is gonna be really hard but I'll try to get it right. You were the funnest...wait wait wait...the coolest...wait wait wait...the...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Lori Waterman - New Hampton, NY

“I haven't seen you in years but remember when you a And Sue got married. You made her happy. Sorry for your struggle with lif . Now resting with your...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Joanne Antonucci - Brooklyn, NY

“Earl...We shared some great times.Seems just like yesterday we were singing it up at the Rusty Nail and smiles.Wanted dead , alive..Stairway to...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Kurt Hundeland - wurtsboro, NY

“I love you. I am so lost and sad and keep expecting you to walk through the door at any moment. I pray that you are at peace.. healthy and happy.....Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Sue VanInwegen - north port, FL

“I will miss you forever Baby Boy.I did not want to see you go and lord knows you did not want to leave us.My comfort now is the thought that you are...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Bonnie Grispo - N.Port, FL

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Earl J. Van Inwegen III, 56, of North Port, Florida passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, Florida.

Earl was born to the late Earl J. (Jr.) and Doris E. Van Inwegen on July 15, 1958 in Middletown, New York and moved to Port Charlotte in 1996 from Middletown. Earl worked many years with the Dobbins Company in Trussville, Alabama, and prior to his retirement a Pharmaceutical Equipment manufacturer company. He loved spending time with his wife and family, and passionately enjoyed music. He was a devoted and loving husband, son, brother and uncle and will be forever missed by all who loved and knew him. His legacy is his love of family and music, "Gimme Three Steps" by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Suzanne D. "Sue" (nee-Boyd) Van Inwegen, a sister, Bonnie (Jim Currie) Grispo of North Port, FL; five nieces and nephews, numerous grand nieces and nephews, and Alex his cat. In addition to his parents, Earl was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Earl Van Inwegen.

A graveside service with entombment to follow will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte. Rev. J. Ralph Burton will be officiating.

Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.