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Ernest E. Wharton

December 31, 1950 — April 9, 2014

Ernest "Ernie" Wharton, 63, of Punta Gorda passed away Wed. April 9, 2014. He was the only child of Ruth Ash and Edward Wharton, born on December 31, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA. Ernie served in the US Army then in the Navy Reserves. He was the owner/operator of G&W Service and G&W A/C in Mt. Holly, NJ. He moved to Punta Gorda in 1988 and continued to work as a A/C technician until he opened his own business in 2002 called ES Sporting. He was a member of the Elks, Moose, American Legion and NRA. Ernie will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was simple man who enjoyed helping family and friends with their air condition work including Phil's 41, Elks and the Humane Society. He will be greatly missed by his wife, Sandra "Sandy"; daughter, Tara Wharton-Price; sons, Matthew Wharton and Jonathan (Anne) Wharton; grandchildren, Quentin, Madison, Justin and Alexander. A memorial service to celebrate 11am, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Congregational United Church of Christ with Rev. Bill Klossner. To express condolences to the family, please sign the online guest book.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Congregational United Church of Christ

1201 Aqui Esta Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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