Members in Memory
Robert “Bob” Dittmar, of Indian Rocks Beach passed away on Dec. 11, 2017. Bob was the Past President of the Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach as well as a member of the Indian Rockiling Association and Tampa Bay Watch. He had an infectious smile and a welcoming personality. He was an even keeled skipper with a warm heart of true service above self.
Thomas H. Hafner, LTC (Ret) USAF, of Belleair Beach, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Tom was a Past President of the Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach and a PSFRD Fire Commmissioner. He was very involved in disaster preparedness and training. Tom had a unique sense of humor, positive attitude and willingness to help others.
Richard A. Lee of Indian Rocks Beach passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2009. He was a friend of several Rotary members prior to joining the Club. Originally from Britain he was a naturalized citizen who enjoyed living in Indian Rocks Beach. Richard was an outgoing and cheerful man.
Fred Peck was a Rotarian for over 40 years. He was a frequent “Snow Bird” visitor to our club for many years. Upon his retirement from a lifelong career as an educator and school principal in Massachusetts he joined the Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach. He was particularly interested in Rotary’s youth programs. Fred was also a devoted sports writer and fan.
John J. Todia III – The fabric of the entire Indian Rocks Beach community was forever altered with the passing John J. Todia III, who left us after a short and unexpected illness. The Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach established the John J. Todia III Scholarship in his memory to promote the study of Art and Music. Donate to the John J. Todia Scholarship Fund.