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January 25, 2002
SUNCOAST OBITUARIES

Friday, January 25, 2002

This list is compiled from the
regional editions of the St. Petersburg Times.

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  • FRATIANNI, EDNA, 78, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Spring Hill Regional Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here in 1973 from Oceanside, N.Y., and was a homemaker. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors include one daughter, Carol D'Acunto, Spring Hill; two sons, Michael A., Houston, and Joseph J., Lecanto; one brother, John Rooke, Long Island, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Wellwood/Grace Funeral Home and Cemetery, Hudson.
  • FUSSELL, NADINE, 85, of Homosassa, died Monday (Jan. 21, 2002) at home. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, she came here 25 years ago from Smithville, Okla. She was a member of the Sugarmill Woods Golf & Country Club and First Christian Church of Homosassa. Survivors include a daughter, Sarah Margaret Fussell, England. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.
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  • CARBONARO, MAE, 87, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Spring Hill Health Center. Born in Port Norris, N.J., she came here two years ago from Delran, N.J. She was a restaurant owner for 70 years. Survivors include her husband, John; a daughter, Patricia Gentile, Spring Hill; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Pinecrest Funeral Chapels, Mariner Boulevard, Spring Hill.
  • DORR, JOHN H. JR., 84, of Brooksville, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Oak Hill Hospital in Spring Hill. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he came here 25 years ago. He was a retired printer and a member of the High Point Volunteer Fire Department, Elks Lodge, High Point Golf Club and Mariner United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; three sons, John H. Dorr III, North Tonawanda, N.Y., Ted J. Williams, Pleasanton, Calif., and John K. Williams, Penfield, N.Y.; a daughter, Linda Caley, South Wales, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill.
  • EKELMAN, LOUIS F., 87, of Brooksville, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Hernando-Pasco Hospice in Brooksville. Born in Cleveland, he came here 29 years ago from Fort Lauderdale. He was a retired salesman for Brooksville Aluminum and an Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Alice. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville.
  • HARTWELL, DONALD AUSTIN, 83, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Oak Hill Hospital in Spring Hill. Born in Shew Hollow, N.Y., he came here five years ago from New York. He was a farmer for many years and retired from the highway department with 10 years of service. He was Baptist. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy G. Haas, Spring Hill; a son, Donald A. Hartwell Jr., Hayneville, Ga.; a brother, Clarence Hartwell, Shew Hollow; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Spring Hill.
  • HOLDSWORTH, DOROTHY H., 88, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Forest Oaks Care Center in Spring Hill. Born in Detroit, she came here three years ago from Marlton, N.J., and was a homemaker. She was Presbyterian. Survivors include a daughter, Janice Matuszewski, Spring Hill; a son, James R., Montville, N.J.; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Spring Hill.
  • MANGANO, EDWARD, 82, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Oak Hill Hospital in Spring Hill. Born in Italy, he came here 16 years ago from Baldwin, N.Y. He was a retired Volunteer Veterans Service Officer at Disabled American Veterans CADA Haddon 67. He was an Army veteran of World War II. His memberships included AMVets Post 002; American Legion Post 99, Brooksville; life member Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209; DAV CADA Haddon Chapter 67; National Order of Trench Rats Dugout 450, New Port Richey; and Military Order of the Cootie-Love Bugs Pup Tent 29. Survivors include his wife, Marion; two sons, Tom, New York, and Steve, East Meadow, N.Y.; three stepsons, Joseph Reborchick, Sunrise, Mark Reborchick, Crumpler, N.C., and Simon Reborchick, Levittown, N.Y.; three stepdaughters, Melanie Kurlloff, Spring Hill, Beatrice Thal, Miami, and Elizabeth Macone, Jackson, N.J.; and nine grandchildren. Pinecrest Funeral Chapels, Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville.
  • PAULIN, GERARD J., 79, of Spring Hill, died Monday (Jan. 21, 2002) at home. He came here 16years ago from Westbrook, Maine, and was retired from New York Life Insurance Co. He was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Eloise; two daughters, Louise Paulin, Windham, Maine, and Ann Beane, Augusta, Maine; a brother, Joseph, Portland, Maine; two sisters, Anita Leavitt, Orono, Maine, and Emily Jensen, Windham; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Spring Hill.
  • PEDONE, JOSEPH "JOE," 57, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Spring Hill Regional Hospital. Born in Hackensack, N.J., he came here 17 years ago from New York. He was the owner of a gas station/repair shop in New Jersey. He served as general manager of a Ford dealership for 15 years. Survivors include his wife, Diane; a daughter, Wendy, Palm Harbor; a son, Joe Pedone Jr., Spring Hill; a brother, Richard, Suffolk, Va.; a sister, Christine, Burgenfield, N.J.; two grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Seven Hills Chapel, Spring Hill.
  • REESE, SAUL PAUL JR., 77, of Brooksville, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Hernando-Pasco Hospice in Brooksville. He was a lifelong resident of his native Brooksville. He was an Army veteran of World War II and member of the Bethlehem Progressive Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Saul Paul Reese III and Wallace Reese, a daughter, Margaret Ann Reese, a stepson, Ernest Brown, two brothers, Walter Terry and David, all of Brooksville; a grandson; and a great-granddaughter. Community Funeral Service, Brooksville.
  • SORRELLS, WILLIAM E. "POPS," 71, of Brooksville, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. Born in Birmingham, Ala., he came here 30 years ago from Clearwater. He was Baptist. Survivors include a son, Kenneth, Brooksville; two daughters, Mary Britton, Lake City, and Melissa Griffey, Brooksville; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a companion, Billie Griffey. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Brooksville.
  • WAMPACH, ANNA MARIE, 83, of Brooksville, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Oak Hill Hospital in Spring Hill. Born in Elgin, Ill., she came here 14 years ago from Geneva, Ill. She was a retired water treatment company lab technician. Survivors include a son, John Kruse, and a brother, Otto Melahn, both of Elgin; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville.
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  • BROWN, CHARLES MONTGOMERY, 64, of Tampa, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2002) in Tampa. He was a Tampa native and a lifelong resident. He was a retired longshoreman and was Catholic. He was an Army veteran. He was a graduate of Middleton Senior High School. Survivors include his wife, Galetha; three sons, George Brown and James Collins, both of Tampa, and Charles Brown Jr., Woodbridge, Va.; two daughters, Theresa Brown-Howard-Hepburn and Vanessa Holder, both of Tampa; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Wilson Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • COLEY, MAE RETHA, 86, of Tampa, died Monday (Jan. 21, 2002). Born in Valdosta, Ga., she came to Tampa seven years ago from Valdosta. She was a homemaker and was a member of River Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Valdosta. She later joined Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Peterson, Tampa; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 23 great-great-grandchildren. Wilson Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • MILLS, BLAIR G., 68, of Clearwater, formerly of Tampa, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg. He was born in Moline, Ill., and was transferred in 1973 to the Tampa office of Arthur Andersen & Co. and later moved to Clearwater. After he graduated from Augustana College, Rock Island, he joined Anderson and was admitted to partnership in 1968. He was an Army veteran. His memberships include Tower Club of Tampa, Junior Achievement of Greater Tampa, Atlantic Coast Regional Advisory Council, Boy Scouts of America Gulf Ridge Council, United Way of Tampa Campaign, American Heart Association Hillsborough County, board of Goodwill Industries, Hillsborough County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Clearwater Chamber of Commerce, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, University of Florida School of Accounting, Steering Committee University of South Florida, FSU President's Club, FSU College of Business Advisory Board, Augustana College Alumni Association board, Beta Gamma Sigma-Delta Chapter, and the board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association of Florida. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Patricia; three sons, Bruce, Marietta, Ga., Brian, Alpharetta, Ga., and David, Lakeland; a daughter, Denise Luft, Little Rock, Ark.; a brother, Robert, Geneseo, Ill.; and seven grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
  • NGUYEN, THU-CUC "CONNIE," 39, of Tampa, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002). Survivors include her husband, Nam; a daughter, VyVy; her mother, Cang T. Nguyen; four brothers, Thuan, Kim, Tuan and Trung Nguyen; six sisters, Lee Tran, Chi Tran, Diep Nguyen, Nhung "Julie" Nguyen, Lan Le and Minh Chau Nguyen. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 8:30 am at the funeral home. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Carrollwood Chapel, Tampa.
  • OLLIVIERRE, WILLIAM LEWIS, 76, of Tampa, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002). Born in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies, he moved to Tampa 15 years ago from New York. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Glorida Daly; a son, Anderson Lewis Ollivierre, Trinidad and Tabago; six daughters, Allison, Franka, Wendy, and April Ann Ollivierre, all of Trinidad and Tobago, Bernadette Matthew, New York, and Ann Bennett, New Jersey; three brothers; four sisters; 36 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Jackson Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • QUICK, DELORES G., 77, of Pittsburgh, Pa., formerly of Tampa, died Sunday (Jan. 20, 2002). Born in Plant City, she came to Tampa several years ago, then she moved to Pittsburgh. She was a homemaker and was Protestant. She attended public schools in Florida and Bethune Cookman College. Survivors include a son, John Kevin Quick, Pittsburgh; a daughter, Carolyn Quick Tillery, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas; a sister, Otha Mae Ligon, Tampa; and five grandchildren. Wilson Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • SCOTT, OC, 34, of Tampa, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2002) in Tampa. Born in Miami, he came to Tampa more than 20 years ago. He was a laborer at Logan Lumber Co. Survivors include his mother, Sarah Lee Scott, Tampa; five brothers, Jimmie, Lewis, Jack, Charles and Robert Scott; and four sisters, Joanne Salas, Ruby Scott, Isabella Scott and Katherine Scott. Wilson Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • SMITH, WINIFRED ARIEL, 66, of Tampa, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at University Community Hospital. She was a Tampa native and a lifelong resident. She was a homemaker and was a member of Fowler Avenue Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Arthur W. Sentif, Tampa; two daughters, Donna Waterman and Brenda Jones, both of Tampa; two brothers, Bill Isom, Tampa, and Richard Campbell, Mississippi; three sisters, Joyce Lee, Mississippi, Pat Wilson, Tampa, and Betty Soaper, Largo; and 11 grandchildren. Prevatt Funeral Home, Hudson.
  • SNYDER, SHIRLEY M., 70, of Brandon, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Brandon Regional Hospital. Born in Missouri Valley, Iowa, she came to the Tampa area 21/2 years ago from Annville, Pa. She was a self-employed photographer and Lutheran. Survivors include two daughters, Lina Shirk, Seffner, and Cynthia Snyder, Tampa; one stepdaughter, Vicki Neufeld, Houston; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.
  • ULREY, OLLIE B., 99, of Williamston, N.C., formerly of Tampa and St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Jan. 19, 2002). Born in Tampa, she moved to St. Petersburg in 1949 from Lakeland. She was a homemaker and was a member of Allendale United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, W.B. Long, Williamston; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach.
  • VAZQUEZ, RUBEN, 41, of Plant City, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at South Florida Baptist Hospital. Born in Guanajuato, Mexico, he came to the Tampa area 10 years ago from Mexico. He was a farm laborer and a member of St. Clement Catholic Church. Survivors include his parents, Remedios and Guadalupe Vazquez, Plant City; six brothers, Roberto, Guadalupe, Juan, Israel, and Rene Vazquez, all of Plant City, and Isidro Vazquez, Dover; and three sisters, Fidelina Vazquez, Mexico, Maria Cruz, Lakeland, and Rosa Vazquez, Plant City. Hopewell Funeral Home, Plant City.
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  • BLADEN, BETTY L., 74, a winter resident of Zephyrhills, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2002) at East Pasco Medical Center, Zephyrhills. She was a seasonal resident from her native Van Wert, Ohio, for several years. She was a bookkeeper for an automobile repair business. Survivors include her husband, Charles "Chuck"; three daughters, Bonita Wagonrod, Elida, Ohio, Barbara Dull, Ohio City, Ohio, and Pamela Burger, Van Wert; two stepdaughters, Elizabeth Davis, Van Wert, and Glenna Kelsey, Salem, Ind.; three stepsons, Robert, Middle Point, Ohio, David, Coldwater, Ohio, and Stan, Van Wert; a brother, Robert McClue, Convoy, Ohio; a sister, Peg Wiessinger, Jackson Center, Ohio; five grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar.
  • BURGESS, EMELINE, 94, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. Born in Pawling, N.Y., she came here 15 years ago from Tampa and was a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Bertram Davies, Summerville, S.C.; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Morgan Funeral Home, New Port Richey.
  • BURRIER, WILLIAM, 81, of New Port Richey, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. Born in Harrison County, Ohio, he came here nine years ago from Cleveland. He was retired from the food vending business and was a member Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Isabelle. Morgan Funeral Home, New Port Richey.
  • COE, HELEN J., 85, of New Port Richey, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. Born in Pittsburgh, she came here 18 years ago from Waynesburg, Pa. She was a member of the Jewish Community Center of West Pasco. Survivors include a son, Marshall, and a daughter, Marsha Anderson, both of New Port Richey; and a grandchild. Morgan Funeral Home, New Port Richey.
  • DANEY, LEO E., 79, of New Port Richey, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Hernando-Pasco Hospice, New Port Richey. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he came here in 1985 from Flagtown, N.J. He was a retired operating engineer for Local 825 in Newark, N.J., and was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific. Survivors include his wife, Jacquelin; a son, Leo Jr., Colorado Springs, Colo.; two daughters, Kathleen Daney, Dickerson, Md., and Kim Clark, Gapland, Md.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, New Port Richey.
  • DOLAND, KATHERINE, 71, of Holiday, died Sunday (Jan. 20, 2002) in Holiday as a result of an automobile accident. Born in Poland, she came here in 1981 from Toronto. Survivors include four daughters, Janina Poleszak, Lublin, Poland, and Grazyna, Sophia and Bo Szczyglowska, all of Toronto; two brothers, Franck Lesiuk and Bernard Lesiuk, and a sister, Maria Skrzypek, all of Poland; and three grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Holiday.
  • GIBSON, RUTH, 78, of Holiday, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. Born in Pen Argyl, Pa., she came here in 1985 from Bangor, Pa., and was a seamstress. She was Methodist. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Robert J.; a daughter, Ginger Westbrook, Lawrenceville, N.J.; two sisters, Bernice Rice, Pen Argyl, and Margaret Leverington, Bangor; a brother, Nelson Lugg, Pen Argyl; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.
  • HECKEL, BONNIE L., 73, of New Port Richey, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2002) at home. She came here in 1987 from her native Finley, Ohio. She was a retired finisher for Bud Co. Plastics in North Baltimore, Ohio. She was Protestant. Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Lee A.; a son, Roger, Hudson; a daughter, Connie Heckel, Rawson, Ohio; a brother, Clair Flick, Vanlue, Ohio; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, New Port Richey.
  • JONES, BAILEY, 71, of New Port Richey, died Sunday (Jan. 20, 2002) at Community Hospital ofNew Port Richey. Born in Jamestown, Ohio, he came here in 1994 from Franklin, N.C. He was a sales representative for Croscill Curtain Co. in New York with more than 20 years of service. Survivors include a sister, Rachel Lane, Xenia, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and a lifetime companion, Paul H. Runyan. National Cremation Society, New Port Richey.
  • KOLBINSKIE, JANE ELIZABETH, 71, of New Port Richey, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. Born in West Orange, N.J., she came here 13 years ago from Kingsberg, N.J. She was a technical secretary for DuPont Co., Newark, N.J., and was a social member of the Marine Corps League, New Port Richey. She was an Episcopalian. Survivors include three sons, Edward, Biloxi, Miss., and George and Charles, both of New Port Richey; four daughters, Betty Jean Lemkul, New Jersey, Charlotte Kolbinskie and Kathleen Balew, both of New Port Richey, and Jane Lawley, Spring Hill; a brother, Jack Anderson, Somerville, N.J.; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.
  • MACY, DANIEL S., 78, of Hudson, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. Born in Troy, Ohio, he came here in 1997 from Springfield, Ohio. He retired from the military after 14 years in the Army and six years in the Air Force. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Vietnam War. He worked as a water treatment technician for the city of Springfield. He was a member of VFW Post 8154. Survivors include three sons, Pat, Hudson, Stanley, Tampa, and Paul D., Springfield; five sisters, JoAnne Manker and Geneva Brunk, both of Dayton, Ohio, Mary Harris, Medway, Ohio, Doris Coleman, Ruther Glenn, Va., and Peggy Brown, Troy; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Hudson.
  • PETERS, WANDA J., 84, of New Port Richey, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Hernando-Pasco Hospice in New Port Richey. Born in Holyoke, Mass., she came here in 1980 from Massachusetts. Survivors include her husband, George; a daughter, Diane DuBreuil, Chicopee, Mass.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Wellwood Funeral Home, Hudson.
  • PIO, SILVIA ESTHER, 35, of Dade City, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) in Dade City. Survivors include her husband, Maruo F.; a son, Maruo A.; her mother, Maria Esther Ruiz; and three brothers, Jose Luis, Roberto and Mauricio Hernandez. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • RENZULLI, JOSEPH A., 40, of Holiday, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at home. Born in Hempstead, N.Y., he came here in 1988 from Cochecton, N.Y. He was a food service manager in the restaurant business. He was a member of the Elks, Monticello, N.Y., and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Frances J.; three daughters, Christina M. Vinson, Port St. Lucie, and Nicole Renzulli and Jenie, both of Holiday; his parents, Richie and Betty, Cochecton; his maternal grandmother, Ida Fogal, Port St. Lucie; two brothers, Michael, Lock Sheldrake, N.Y., and Steven, Chambersburg, Pa.; two sisters, Ann Marie Miglorie and Laura Napolitano, both of East Meadow, N.Y.; and a grandson. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Holiday.
  • RESTUCCIA, MARY, 81, of Hudson, died Saturday (Jan. 19, 2002) at Baypoint Village in Hudson. Born in Tarrytown, N.Y., she came here 20 years ago from Bloomfield, N.J. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Donna Bonfiglio, Darien, Conn.; two brothers, Nick Barese, Little Falls, N.J., and Andrew Baresse, Bayonet Point; a sister, Angelina Cirillo, Bricktown, N.J.; and a granddaughter. National Cremation Society, New Port Richey.
  • ROBERTS, BOBBY G., 61, of Hudson, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at home. Born in Starksville, Miss., he came here in 1991 from Starksville and was a retired heavy equipment operator. He was Christian. Survivors include his wife, Jean; a son, Jay Timmons, Hudson; five daughters, Donna Herman, Orford, N.H., Paula Bellavance, Lebanon, N.H., Andrea Hill, Engield, N.H., Lisa B. Henry, Hudson, and Mala McDonnell, Port Richey; and 13 grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Hudson.
  • SEEGER, BERNICE CAROLINE, 98, of Port Richey, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Bayonet PointHealth Center in Hudson. Born in Chicago, she came here 20 years ago from Fort Lauderdale and was a homemaker. She was Lutheran. Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Holm, Port Richey; a son, William, Des Plaines, Ill.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Bell Funeral Home, Hudson.
  • SHARPE, ROBERT W., 84, of Holiday, died Sunday (Jan. 20, 2002) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. Born in Dunkirk, N.Y., he came here in 1989 from Peach Bottom, Pa. He was a retired lieutenant colonel in the Air Force, serving in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was a life member of the Retired Officers Association, American Legion Post 173, VFW Post 10167 and Disabled American Vets Chapter Keystone State 16. He was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Molly; a niece; and a nephew. National Cremation Society, New Port Richey.
  • VAN DREW, MADELINE GRACE, 76, of Port Richey, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at home. Born in Bronx, N.Y., she came here in 1997 from Mount Pleasant, S.C. She was a legal secretary and earned a bachelor's degree from Hunter College, New York City. She was on the USO staff in Korea. She was a Broadway and off-Broadway actor who performed in many productions. She toured with her husband in repertory theater. She was Episcopalian. Survivors include her husband, Jerry; a son, Jefferson H. Van Drew, D.M.D., New Jersey; a brother, Anthony R. Ahr Jr., Bronx; and two grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Hudson.
  • WOOD, SHIRLEY A., 68, a winter resident of Zephyrhills, died Monday (Jan. 21, 2002) at East Pasco Medical Center, Zephyrhills. She was a seasonal resident for several years from her native Central Square, N.Y. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Maurice. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar.
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    Clearwater

    • ALEMAGHIDES, JAMES E., 32, of Clearwater, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. He was born in Syossset, N.Y., and moved to St. Petersburg 18 months ago from West Islip, N.Y. He was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Babylon, N.Y., and he was an avid NASCAR racing fan. Survivors include his mother, Kathleen P. Cunningham, St. Petersburg; his father and stepmother, William and Marion, West Islip; two brothers, William P., Seaford, N.Y., and Brian A., West Islip; two sisters, Amanda Alemaghides, West Islip, and Dawn Reed, Andes, N.Y.; his maternal grandmother, Kay Cunningham, Omaha, Neb.; his paternal grandfather, Peter Alemaghides, North Babylon, N.Y.; three aunts, four uncles, four nephews and many cousins. David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • COMISKEY, JOSEPH P., 71, of Clearwater, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. He was born in Troy, N.Y., came to St. Petersburg in 1996 from Leominster, Mass., and moved in January 2001 to Clearwater. He retired from the Air Force after 22 years and was a veteran of the Korean and the Vietnam wars. He was Catholic and a member of Marine Corps League Detachment 567, Holiday, the National Rifle Association and the Franco-American Club, Leominster. Survivors include two daughters, Sandra L. Zarrella, Palm Harbor, and Karen A. Comiskey, Leominster; a son, Michael, St. Petersburg; a brother, Robert "Jerry," Glens Falls, N.Y.; a sister, Mary Boudreau, Leominster; and three grandchildren, Ariana Zarrella, Palm Harbor, Austin Comiskey, St. Petersburg, and Casey Comiskey, Leominster. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Tarpon Avenue Chapel, Tarpon Springs.
    • CUMMINS, RONALD R., 63, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at home. He came here in 1963 from his native South Haven, Mich. He worked as a construction superintendent for 15 years in Pinellas County. Survivors include two sons, Wayne and Raymond, both of Largo; three daughters, Terri Cummins, St. Petersburg, Paula Halsey, Pinellas Park, and Nancy Clauss, North Port; a brother, Alan, Tampa; and five grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.
    • DUNN, PAULINE S. "KITTY," 85, of Clearwater, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. She was born in Coal Ridge, Ohio, and came here in 1987 from Miami, where she retired as hospital communications director at Mercy Hospital. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Largo. Survivors include a daughter, Karen D. Bosso, Largo; a sister, Anne Kutten, Brecksville, Ohio; and two grandchildren, Todd and Jessica Bosso, both of Largo. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
    • GALVIN, BETTY C., 85, of Clearwater, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Sunset Point Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Uniontown, Pa., and came here in 1993 from Wichita, Kan. She was a homemaker. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Wichita, Beta Sigma Phi and White Shrine of Jerusalem. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Eustace "Ed;" three sisters, Henrietta Hartford, Clearwater, Lavina Phillis, Hopwood, Pa., and Lois Hobbs, Raytown, Pa.; and a brother, Donald Conn, Weems, Va. National Cremation Society, Largo.
    • LYNCH, GERALDINE E., 88, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. She was a homemaker and Methodist. She enjoyed bowling and playing cards. Survivors include a son, James R., Largo; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home, Dunedin.
    • McMAHON, DAVID MICHAEL, 62, of Clearwater, died Monday (Jan. 21, 2002) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Lynn, Mass., and came here in 1979 from Virginia. He was retired and an Army veteran. He was a member of Light of Christ Catholic Church, Clearwater. Survivors include a daughter, Bridget McMahon, St. Petersburg; and four sisters, Lisa Sampson and Jean McMahon, both of Clearwater, Elizabeth Mirlenbrink, Palm Harbor, and Barbara Zimmerman, Georgia. Rhodes Funeral Directors, Belcher Chapel, Clearwater.
    • MILLS, BLAIR G., 68, of Clearwater, formerly of Tampa, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg. He was born in Moline, Ill., and was transferred in 1973 to the Tampa office of Arthur Andersen & Co. and later moved to Clearwater. After he graduated from Augustana College, Rock Island, he joined Andersen and was admitted to partnership in 1968. He was an Army veteran. His memberships included Tower Club of Tampa, Junior Achievement of Greater Tampa, Atlantic Coast Regional Advisory Council, Boy Scouts of America Gulf Ridge Council, United Way of Tampa Campaign, American Heart Association, Hillsborough County, board of Goodwill Industries, Hillsborough County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Clearwater Chamber of Commerce, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, University of Florida School of Accounting, Steering Committee University of South Florida, Florida State University President's Club, FSU College of Business Advisory Board, Augustana College Alumni Association Board, Beta Gamma Sigma-Delta Chapter, and was on the board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association of Florida. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Patricia; three sons, Bruce, Marietta, Ga., Brian, Alpharetta, Ga., and David, Lakeland; a daughter, Denise Luft, Little Rock, Ark.; a brother, Robert, Geneseo, Ill.; and seven grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
    • POPICHAK, ANNA F., 87, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. She was born in McKees, Pa., and came here in 1993 from Pittsburgh, where she retired as a cleaner of offices and hotels. She was a member of Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church, Pittsburgh. Survivors include a daughter, Alice Graves, Clearwater; a son, William, Lexington, Mass.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
    • RANDOLPH, ELLEN, 96, of Clearwater, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. She was born in Indianapolis and came here several years ago from Crete, Ill. She worked as a hospital supply packer. Survivors include a niece, Mary Lou Jacques, Clearwater. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar.
    • SAVIELLO, KATHRYN E., 88, of Clearwater, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Harborwood Nursing Center, Clearwater. She was born in Carlstadt, N.J., and came here in 1972 from Caldwell, N.J. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, George; a daughter, Joyce Rosenfeld, Tarpon Springs; a son, Dr. George M., Middleton, Wis.; a sister, Dorothy Russo, Monroe Township, N.J.; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, New Port Richey.
    • SLACK, GEORGEANNE B., 81, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. She was born in Mineville, N.Y., and came here in 1959 from Glen Falls, N.Y. She was a teacher and retired after 20 years with Pinellas County school system. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Dunedin, and the Retired Teachers Association. Survivors include a son, John G., Safety Harbor; three daughters, Peggy Eaton, Clearwater, and Mary K. Maynard and Beth Turner, both of Palm Harbor; nine grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew in New York. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Dunedin Chapel.
    • VISHE, HELEN, 88, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. She was born in New York City and came here in 1978 from Connecticut, where she retired as assistant manager for Faucett Publications. Survivors include two sons, Richard Alan, Spring Grove, Pa., and Craig Douglas, Naugatuck, Conn.; a brother, Fred Hacker, Port Richey; two sisters, Rose Suelt, Regal Park, N.Y., and Elsie Doss, Syracuse, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

    Dunedin

    • HOLMES, KENNETH CECIL SR., 62, of Dunedin, died Tuesday (Jan. 15, 2002) at Dunedin Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Washington, D.C. Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Matchett, Bedford, Va.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. ALifeTribute FuneralCare, St. Petersburg.
    • JACOBS, VALERIE A., 81, of Dunedin, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. She was born in Chicago and came here in 1990 from Cedar Lake, Ind. She was a licensed practical nurse and worked at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, Dyer, Ind. She was a member of Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, Safety Harbor. Survivors include a sister, Florence H. Sipes, Safety Harbor; and several nieces and nephews, and grandnieces and grandnephews. ALifeTribute FuneralCare, St. Petersburg.
    • KERIN, GRACE H., 77, of Dunedin, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Spanish Gardens Nursing and Convalescent Center, Dunedin. She was born in Fairhaven, Mass., and came here more than 30 years ago from Massachusetts. She was a sign painter for an advertising company and a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist. Survivors include three daughters, Donna Sylvia, Palm Harbor, Lisa LeBelle, Massachusetts, and Patricia Darth. Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home, Dunedin.
    • O'BRIEN, EDWARD W., 75, of Dunedin, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. He was born in New York City and came here in 1975 from Staten Island, N.Y. He retired in 1975 as a homicide detective with the New York Police Department and was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Dorothy; a daughter, Maureen Murphy, Pewaukee, Wis.; a sister, Florence Muirhead, Staten Island; and three grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Dunedin Chapel.

    Largo

    • GREENE, JOSEPH HENRY, 56, of Largo, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. He was born in Harrison, N.J., and came here in 1991 from Woodbridge, N.J., where he retired as an iron worker. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Harrison. Survivors include a son, Joseph, Avenel, N.J.; a daughter, Lisa Coward, Colonia, N.J.; his mother, Mickelene Greene, Bricktown, N.J.; two brothers, Robert and Vincent, both of Harrison; and a grandchild. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • JOHNSON, TODD, 30, of Largo, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. He graduated in 1989 from Largo High School and was a member of Lone Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church, Largo. Survivors include his mother, Alice L. Johnson, Largo; four brothers, Robert Lashley and Gene Lashley, both of Largo, Michael Johnson, Tennesssee, and Herschell Gray Johnson, Gainesville; a sister, Lisa Johnson, Williston; an aunt, Ruby Humphress, Largo; and an uncle Benny Barrington, New Port Richey. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • LOWELL, NEVA FERN, 90, of Largo, died Thursday (Jan. 17, 2002) at Oak Manor Nursing Center, Largo. She was born in Kent County, Mich., and came here several years ago from Grand Rapids, Mich., where she retired as a seamstress. Survivors include a daughter, Doris, Grand Rapids. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar.
    • McKENNA, JAMES F., 59, of Largo, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) in Clearwater. He was born in Bronx, N.Y., and came here in 1974 from Thornwood, N.Y. He was a truck driver and owned and operated a trucking service. He was an Air Force veteran and enjoyed playing the lottery and travel. Survivors include three daughters, Faith Walker, Largo; Susan Saxer, Willis, Texas, and Dawn McKenna, Albuquerque, N.M.; a son, Joseph, Odessa; a brother, Buddy McKenna, Campbell, Calif.; a sister, Jane Reynolds, Virginia Beach, Va.; and eight grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.

    Oldsmar

    • FOURNIER, EUGENE RAYMOND, 49, of Waynesville, N.C., formerly of Largo, died Saturday (Jan. 19, 2002) in Haywood Regional Hospital, Clyde, N.C. He came here in 1981 from his native New Bedford, Mass., and moved to Waynesville about three years ago. He was an entertainer. Survivors include his wife, Sandy; his mother, Irene Fournier; a sister, Doreen Mello, and a nephew, Eric Doyon, all of Largo. Garrett Funerals and Cremations, Waynesville, N.C.

    Palm Harbor

    • CIESLINSKI, PAUL, 93, of Palm Harbor, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. He was born in Delmenhorst, Germany, and came here in 1980 from Cleveland, where he retired as a welder in an alumnium casting company. Survivors include his wife, Maria; four sons, Peter, Palm Harbor, Wolfgang, Boston, Werner, Delmenhorst, and Heribertf, Bremen, Germany; a daughter, Renate, Cleveland; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
    • DOBIS, LEONARD MAX, 74, of Palm Harbor, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. He was born in New York City and came here in 1985 from Chicago, where he retired as an executive after 32 years with the Helene Curtis Corp. He was an Army veteran. He was Jewish and a member of the American Hairdressers Association. Survivors include his wife, Carol; a son, Jason, Boise, Ohio; two sisters, Eleanor Levine, Boca Raton, and Lillian Schafer, Los Angeles; and two grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • HARDING, ANNIE ELIZABETH, 91, of Palm Harbor, formerly of Crystal Beach and St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at her home. She came to St. Petersburg in 1926 from her native Charlottesville, Va., and graduated in 1929 from St. Petersburg High School. She moved to Crystal Beach in 1993, where she was a member of Crystal Beach Community Church and later moved to Palm Harbor. She was a founding member of Mirror Lake Christian Church, where she taught Sunday School and was a deaconess and a member of the Christian Women's Fellowship. She worked nine years as a sales clerk for Sears, Roebuck & Co. on Ninth Street N in St. Petersburg and 14 years at Harvey's Fabrics. Survivors include a son, Dr. Randolph C. Harding, Palm Harbor; a daughter, Joyce Gay Krippendorf, Dunedin; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Largo Chapel.
    • HEBERT, VICTOR F., 86, of Palm Harbor, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Oak Hill Hospital, Brooksville. He came here in 1976 from his native Detroit, where he retired as an automotive engineer after 30 years. He was a member of St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, Palm Harbor. Survivors include two sons, Victor F., Marina Del Ray, Calif., and Alfred, Mount Clemens, Mich.; two daughters, Patricia Hebert, East Lansing, Mich., and Lois Ann Hebert, Clinton Township, Mich.; a sister, Harriett Toutant, Shelby Township, Mich.; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Tarpon Avenue Chapel, Tarpon Springs.

    Safety Harbor

    • CRISTIANO, EDWARD JR., 60, of Safety Harbor, died of cancer Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at a Clearwater nursing home. He was born in Paterson, N.J., and came here in 1980 from Wayne, N.J. He was a union electrician and worked for IBEW Local 102, Paterson. Locally he retired as president of Heartland Family Foods of Safety Harbor. He was a Navy Seabee stationed in Guam with Mobile Construction Battalion 5. He was a member of Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, Safety Harbor, and Seabee Island X-11 of Florida. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Marjorie "Micki;" two sons, Vincent, Safety Harbor, and Edward III, Tampa; a daughter, Jennifer Cristiano, Safety Harbor; his mother, Theresa Cristiano, Haledon, N.J.; two sisters, Rosemarie Tanski, Haledon, and Linda Frignoca, North Haledon, N.J.; and several nieces and nephews. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

    Tarpon Springs

    • HUNTER, CLAYTON JR., 76, of Tarpon Springs, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Tandem Health Care at Safety Harbor. He was a lifelong Tarpon Springs resident and worked for more than 30 years as a foreman at the former Stauffer Chemical Co., Tarpon Springs. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and Baptist. Survivors include many children, brothers, sisters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.

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    Indian Rocks Beach

    • SATTERTHWAIT, PAUL E., 53, of Indian Rocks Beach, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. Born in Philadelphia, he came here in 1974 from New York City. Survivors include his mother, Jeanne Satterthwait, Dunedin; two brothers, Walter, Santa Fe, N.M., and Mark, Seattle; two sisters, Ann Birrfelber and Joan Klein; a nephew; and a niece. National Cremation Society, Clearwater.

    Kenneth City

    • KOCH, DARRELL EDWARD, 59, of 5902 50th Ave. N, Kenneth City, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. He came here in 1966 from his native Lancaster, Pa. He was a truck driver for Eckerd Drugs and was a member of Funtime Mixed Bowling League at Sunrise Lanes in St. Petersburg. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Jennifer L.; two daughters, Kimberly Noether, Largo, and Melissa Reeves, St. Petersburg; his mother, Dot Koch; a sister, Nancy Schneider, both of Lancaster, Pa., and a granddaughter, Krystal Noether, Largo. E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home & Cremation Services, St. Petersburg.

    Madeira Beach

    • WILSON, LURLENE JANE "LEE," 53, of Oldsmar, formerly of Madeira Beach and Seminole, died Tuesday (Jan. 15, 2002) at Mease Dunedin Hospital. She was born in Burlington, Vt., and came here in 1959. She co-owned and operated Howard Interiors by Wilson in Madeira Beach. Survivors include her husband, Lewis; three sons, Anthony "Tony," Scott and Velmore, and a daughter, Doris, all of Oldsmar; seven sisters, Edwyna Mead, Pinellas Park, Sheila Boylan, Brooksville, Darlene Johnson, St. Petersburg, Deborah Paquette, Clermont, Glenda Shearer, Seminole, Michelle Jenezon, Largo, and Gladys Bugler, Keene, N.H.; two brothers, Gary Paquette, Concord, N.H., and George Paquette, Seminole; a grandson, Scott Jr.; and three granddaughters, Krista, Shyanne and Kori. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Seminole.

    Pinellas Park

    • CASALE, DOMINICK ANTHONY, 42, of Pinellas Park, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. Born in Kings County, New York, he came here in 1981 from Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a lens finisher for Esslor for 15 years. He was Catholic and enjoyed golf and softball. Survivors include his parents, Ephraim "Tommy" and Catherine, Pinellas Park; a brother, Carmine, Pinellas Park; and his paternal grandmother, Gilda Casale, Pinellas Park. Taylor Family Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.
    • JONES, LUCILLE E., 82, of Pinellas Park, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Born in Ellisville, Mo., she came here in 1985 from Canton, Ga. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a caregiver, Sandra Haynes, Ball Ground, Ga. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.
    • KROLL, WILMER J. "BILL," 78, of Pinellas Park, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) at Kindred Hospital Bay Area -- St. Petersburg. He came here in 1973 from his native Detroit. He retired from the Detroit Police Department after 25 years and was a police officer in Largo, St. Pete Beach and Pinellas Park. He was a member of the Senior Stars Bowling League and served in the Merchant Marine during World War II. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn; and a son, Mark Kroll, Largo. Taylor Family Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

    Redington Beach

    • THORNTON, JOHN STARR JR., 63, of Redington Beach, formerly of Clearwater and Largo, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born in Birmingham, Ala., he came to Pinellas County in 1971 from Miami. He graduated from Birmingham Southern College and the University of Alabama Law School. He was a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel and a real estate attorney for Chicago Title Corp. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Seminole, where he served as past lay leader and taught Sunday school. He built the Judge Harry Fogle Prayer Garden and was chairman of the trustees, the administration board and finance committees. In his youth, he was a member of the DeMolay and achieved Chevalier. He was recently presented the 2001-2002 Robert C. Scott Memorial Award by the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Dorothy E.; two sons, John S. III, Seminole, and Robert E., Riverview; three daughters, Debbi Smith, Brandon, Cristina McCabe, Seminole, and Dr. Rachel Agustines, St. Petersburg; two sisters, Sara Lynn Holston, Mesa, Ariz., and Margaret Matthew, Little Rock, Ark.; and seven grandchildren. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Seminole.

    St. Petersburg

    • BLACK, LEILA FREEMAN, 93, of St. Petersburg, formerly of Largo, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Largo Healthcare Center. A native of Largo, she was a pioneer and a member of the Largo Historical Society. She was a teacher at Harris Elementary School in the early 1930s and at Lealman Avenue Elementary School in the mid 1940s. After her career as a teacher, she became a homemaker. She was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Rebecca Circle, the Victory Class and Chapel Fellowship. Survivors include a son, Wiley D. Jr., St. Petersburg; a granddaughter, Lori Maxon, and two great-grandsons, Adam Maxon and Ryan Maxon, all of Ovieda. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes and Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • BOERWINKLE, GEORGE W., 58, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Jan. 21, 2002) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. Born in Jacksonville, he was a longtime St. Petersburg resident. He was a quality assurance technician for Precise Technology. Survivors include three brothers, Fred and George, both of St. Petersburg, and John, Holiday; and a sister, Elizabeth Marcrum, Holiday. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • BOWER, TIMOTHY WALTER, 46, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Largo Medical Center. He came here in 1955 from his native Plymouth, Ind. He attended Nina Harris Exceptional Center and graduated from Boca Ciega High School. He formerly worked for the city of St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department. He was a former Boy Scout and an avid sports fan. He was Protestant. Survivors include his parents, Charles and Jean, three brothers, Wesley C., Lesley L. and Jeffrey J., and a sister, Brenda Sue Bower, all of St. Petersburg. David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • BURKE, DOROTHY J., 79, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., she came here in 1976 from Fort Lauderdale. She was a retired secretary for WWBA radio in St. Petersburg. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband of 39 years, James; a son, Donald L. Arlen, Longwood; a daughter, Carol L. Arlen, Winter Park; a brother, Kenneth Kierst, Mill City, Ore.; and a granddaughter, Valerie Williams, Fort Collins, Colo. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • CARBONE, MICHAEL P., 55, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. Born in Hartford, Conn., he came here in 1993 from Newington, Conn. He owned an auto body shop and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the Army National Guard for 18 years. He was Catholic. He was a member of DAV. Survivors include his wife of eight years, Linda; a son, Michael W., East Hartford, Conn.; a daughter, Darlene Cyr, Tolland, Conn.; two stepdaughters, Jacqueline Lewis, New Britain, Conn., and Robin Lewis, Plainville, Conn.; a brother, Alfred B. Jr., Newington; three sisters, Lucy Bacon and Gerri Cargone, both of Largo, and Jay Carbone, Hudson; and three grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.
    • CARVIS, GEORGE T., 68, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at home. Born in Somerville, N.J., he came to St. Petersburg in 1982 from Mechanicsburg, Pa. He retired as a truck driver for Singleton Shrimp and Seafood Co. in Tampa and most recently was a delivery driver for Pinellas Press of Clearwater. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Dorothy Carvis; two sons, Gary Carvis, Myakka City, and Glen Carvis, Pinellas Park; and a granddaughter, Christina Carvis, Pinellas Park. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes and Cremation Tribute Center-McLeod Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • CLARK, THEODORE MARVIN "TED," 53, of St. Petersburg, formerly of Clearwater, died Friday (Jan. 18, 2002) at home after a long illness. He was born in Detroit. He was a U.S. Marine Corps sergeant in the Vietnam War. Survivors include two daughters, Alicia, North Carolina, and Melissa, Oklahoma; and a son, Robert, St. Petersburg; his mother, Catherine Clark, Clearwater; three brothers, William, St. Pete Beach, Roger, Deerfield Beach, and Colin, Clearwater. ALifeTribute FuneralCare, St. Petersburg.
    • FERNANDEZ, CECIL JR., 79, of Lakeland, formerly of St. Petersburg and Tampa, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Born in Tampa, he moved to Lakeland 27 years ago from St. Petersburg. He was operations manager of the Lakeland Civic Center. He was stage manager and business agent for the Bayfront Center and projectionist for the Florida State Theaters and Polk Theaters. He also was a Polk County school crossing guard. He attended New Testament Baptist Church of Lakeland. He was a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, serving in the 69th Infantry during World War II and the Korean War. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge and received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars in Winter Haven and the DAV Survivors include his wife, Jill Fernandez; a son, Cecil III, Lakeland; three daughters, Judith Fernandez Newblom, Arvada, Colo., Nancy Fernandez Schroeder, Valrico, and Deborah Lee Raub, Brandon; a sister, Susan Santioanni, Palm Harbor; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home, Southside Chapel, Lakeland.
    • HARGRETT, EUGENE O., of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home under hospice care. Born in Tifton, Ga., he came here two year ago from Savannah, Ga. He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a retired nursing home administrator. Survivors include a son, Paul M., St. Petersburg; and a brother, Dr. McKee Hargrett, Jesup, Ga. Hubert C. Baker Funeral Homes, Hodgson Memorial Chapel, Savannah, Ga.
    • HESSE, FLORIAN W., 88, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park. Born in Madison, Neb., he came here in 1969 from Farmington, Mich. He was a supervisor in the construction industry for 50 years. He was a member of Starkey Road Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Mallie E.; three daughters, Rebecca L. LeBow, Howell, Mich., Rachel E. Gonsley, Fowlerville, Mich., and Elizabeth Styron, Foley, Ala.; three sons, William, Foley, Thomas, Hogansville, Ga., and Florian, Kokomo, Ind.; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Bobbitt Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • HOPKINS, DAVID SR. "HOPPY," 74, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. He came here in 1952 from his native Thomasville, Ga. He was a cement finisher. He was a member of Springhill Missionary Baptist Church in Thomasville, Ga., and a Mason. Survivors include two sons, David Jr., and Jerome L., and two daughters, Barbara Lewis, and Betty Hopkins, all of St. Petersburg; two brothers, the Rev. Harold, Columbus, Ohio, and A.J., Thomasville; a sister, Mary Mickens, Thomasville; and a grandchild. Zion Hill Mortuary, St. Petersburg.
    • MANGUM, CHRISTIANNA L., infant daughter of Angenetta Mangum, of St. Petersburg, and Marcus Reese, Brooklyn, N.Y., died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Bayfront Medical Center. Other survivors include two brothers, Jarcarey Mangum and Terrance Long, both of St. Petersburg; her paternal grandparents, Ritton and Eileen Reese; her maternal grandparents, William Wesley, St. Petersburg, and Vera O. Paul, Bartlett, Ill. Woody's Funeral Home, Clearwater.
    • NIMMO, LOIS MAE, 84, of Storm Lake, Iowa, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Methodist Manor, Storm Lake. Born in Chesaning, Mich., she came here in 1968 and moved to Storm Lake in 1998. Survivors include a daughter, Virginia "Ginny" Porter, Storm Lake; a son, Norman Nimmo, Corunna, Mich.; a sister, Doris Hurd, Owosso, Mich.; a brother, Lloyd Newton, St. Petersburg; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Barker Funeral Home, Alta, Iowa.
    • O'CONNELL, BARBARA A., 70, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Born in Sussex, England, he came here in 1999 from Georgia. He was a volunteer for many years with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and also volunteered for the Hospice Respite Center in Michigan. Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Harry P.; four sons, Donald O'Connell, Garland, Texas, Phillip O'Connell, St. Petersburg, and Dale O'Connell and Michael O'Connell, both of Oklahoma City; two daughters, Nicke Gillhespy, Oklahoma City, and Susan Franco, England; a sister, Josephine Bennett, Australia; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. American Heritage Cremation Society, Clearwater.
    • PHILLIPS, CHARLES A. "POP," 69, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) at home. He was born in Bay City, Texas, and came here 26 years ago from Summerville, N.J. He owned a lawn service business for more than 28 years. Survivors include two sons, Jim, St. Petersburg, and Charles, Huntington, N.J.; a daughter, Addie Nichols, St. Petersburg; two brothers, Dick, Broadest, Texas, and Cecil, Michigan; two sisters, Myrtle Mae Hight and Merti Short, both of Hudstone, Texas; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 49th Street N Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • QUINTO, RICHARD, 63, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Jan. 19, 2002) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital, South Pasadena. Born in Taishan, China, he came to the area in 1976 from Belize City, Belize. He was the owner of a restaurant in St. Petersburg. Survivors include his wife, Lee Yuen-Yee; two daughters, Lena Jonsson, and Louisa Conklin, both of St. Petersburg; three sons, Frank, Seminole, Ciong, San Francisco, and David, St. Petersburg; his parents, Kwang Fong and Ngan Chau Ng, St. Petersburg; and two grandchildren, Lauren Quinto and Alex Quinto, both of Seminole. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • SIDDONS, WILLIAM McDONALD SR. "MACK," 78, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2000) at home. Born in Sandy Hook, Va., he came here in 1971 from Camp Springs, Md. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from Dew Cadillac as a mechanic after more than 20 years of service. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6827 in St. Petersburg. He was an avid fisherman and was Baptist. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Shirley A.; a daughter, Cheryl Ann Payne, St. Petersburg; two sons, William McDonald Jr., Mayo Beach, Md., and Benjamin Corbett, Brooksville; three sisters, Nelda Parrish, Shirley Burton, and Elenbird Dowdy, all of Sandy Hook; two brothers, Primo Parrish, Sandy Hook, and Dewey, Richmond, Va.; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-McLeod Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • ULREY, OLLIE B., 99, of Williamston, N.C., formerly of St. Petersburg and Tampa, died Saturday (Jan. 19, 2002) at IHS of Williamston. Born in Tampa, she was a longtime resident of St. Petersburg. She was a member of Allendale United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, W.B. Long, Williamston, N.C.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.

    Seminole

    • BLAND, CLAUDIA, 49, of Seminole, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Largo Medical Center. Born in Detroit, she came here nine years ago from Howell, Mich. She was a restaurateur and a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Ted M.; a son, Paul D. Idzikowski, South Lyon, Mich., two daughters, Christie Kimlinger, Largo, and Jessica V. Bland, Seminole; her mother, Alexis Kowalski, Detroit; two brothers, William Budzinski, Detroit, Robert Budzinski, Eastpointe, Mich.; three sisters, Carol Szymanski, Warren, Mich., Michele Patycolo, Macomb, Mich., and Judith Poplawski, Detroit; and a grandchild. Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services, Largo.
    • DOUBERLY, MARIE K., 83, of Seminole, died Saturday (Jan. 19, 2002) at home. She came here in 1949 from her native Cedar Rapids. She worked for Apollo Medical in St. Petersburg. Survivors include two sons, Dennis Kremenak, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Allen Douberly, St. Petersburg; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Clearwater.
    • GUDMESTAD, BOBBIE, 72, of Seminole, died Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2002) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. Born in Philadelphia, she came here in 1971 from Boston. She was a retired legal secretary for several Tampa law firms. She was Episcopal. Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Lyle; a son, Del, Gettysburg, Pa.; a daughter, Kristina Gudmestad, St. Petersburg; and two granddaughters, Wendy Grumestad, Treasure Island, and Christopher Girvin, St. Petersburg. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • McCRACKEN, CHARLES, 77, of Seminole, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) at Largo Medical Center. Born in Clearfield, Pa., he came here in 1990 from Warren, Ohio. He worked for Thomas Steel Co., in Warren, Ohio, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Mary Moyer-McCracken; a son, Charles, Warren, Ohio; two daughters, Shirley Caldwell, Saginaw, Mich., Sharon Samuels, Mineral Ridge, Ohio, and Barbara Anderson, Little Elm, Texas; three brothers, Clarence, Clearfield, Pa., Francis, Columbus, Ohio, and Johnathon, Seminole; two sisters, Laura Banko, Philadelphia, and Elsie M., Fort Myers; and seven-grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.

    South Pasadena

    • BORGES, BLASE, 93, of South Pasadena, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) at Pasadena Manor. There are no known survivors. ALifeTribute FuneralCare, St. Petersburg.
    • HATZMANN, HELEN M., 58, of South Pasadena, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here in 1995 from Westchester County, N.Y. She was a ground representative for Scandinavian Airlines System. Survivors include her husband of 15 years, Robert; and a brother, Raymond S. Karsten, Gilford, Conn. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • THOMPSON, PATRICIA LANE, 75, of South Pasadena, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park. Born in New York City, she came here in 1964 from Hackensack, N.J. She was a legal secretary at the Hugh E. Reams law firm in St. Petersburg for 21 years. She was Presbyterian and a dog enthusiast. Survivors include two daughters, Leigh Lane Thompson and Sally Elizabeth Thompson, both of St. Petersburg; a brother, Arthur Lane, Summerfield, N.C.; two nieces; and a nephew. David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.
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