Carl R. Panico
The family of Carl R. Panico is saddened to announce his passing on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. Mr. Panico was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 89 years ago. He attended Newark School of Engineering. He and his wife resided in Key West from 1973 till 1981. Along with their daughter, Virginia, they owned and operated the Sea Isle Resort and the El Patio Motel.
Mr. Panico was married to his wife, Virginia, for 67 years. He also leaves behind three daughters: Virginia Panico of Key West, Valerie Sackett (the late Walter) of Tallahassee, Fla., Karen Eckenroth (David) of Yucca Valley, Calif.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Carl Panico's happiest days were the times he spent enjoying the water with friends and family.
He asked to have no formal service and for his ashes to be spread on the ocean.
A private gathering in his memory will be announced at a later date.