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SUNCOAST DEATHS

Tuesday, June 13, 2000

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

Citrus| Hernando | Hillsborough | Pasco
North Pinellas | South Pinellas

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  • BRADY, DOROTHY GENEVIEVE, 87, of Inverness, died Saturday (June 10, 2000). She came here two years ago from her native Grafton, W.Va. She was a homemaker and member of Trinity Methodist Church, Grafton. Survivors include a son, Don, Inverness; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Heinz Funeral Home, Inverness.
  • KUHN, IDA, 97, of Lecanto, died Sunday (June 11, 2000). Born in Germany, she came to Citrus County 34 years ago from Sayville, N.Y. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Beverly Hills. Survivors include a son, Stephen J., Sayville; a daughter, Helen T. Carpenter, Lecanto; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory, Beverly Hills.
  • MACKEY, MICHAEL, 58, of Homosassa, died Monday (June 5, 2000). Born in Boston, he came here 10 years ago from Massachusetts. He was superintendent of grounds at World Woods Gulf Club. He was Catholic. Survivors include a daughter, Mary G., Wareham, Mass.; and one granddaughter. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.
  • MARCINKO, JOSEPH P. SR., 73, of Homosassa, died Saturday (June 10, 2000). Born in Bridgeport, Conn., he came here 16 years ago from Trumbull, Conn., and was a firefighter for Sikorsky Aircraft. He was Catholic. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Laura Myers; a son, Joseph P. Jr., Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; a daughter, Laura J. Berry, Naugatuck, Conn.; a brother, Paul, Bridgeport, Conn.; two sisters, Francis Fedak and Peggy Mertin, both of Stratford, Conn.; and six grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory, Homosassa.
  • MATSIK, ESTHER M. KUBE, 80, of Sugarmill Woods, Homosassa, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. Born in Bayshore, N.Y., she came here three years ago from Islip, N.Y., and was a member of Islip Methodist Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Islip, the Course of Miracles, Florida and New York, and the Science of the Mind, Ney, Calif. Survivors include a son, Anthony J., Long Island, N.Y.; six daughters, Jay Lee Dante, New York, Sheryl A., Homosassa, Barbara J. Titus, Allentown, N.J., Terry L. Getchell, Monte Rio, Calif., Claire D. Victor and Wendy S., both of Santa Rosa, Calif.; two brothers, Claire and Everett Kube, both of Islip; seven grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs
  • POWELL, ROBERT L., 83, of Riverhaven Village, Homosassa, died Sunday (June 11, 2000). Born in Cincinnati, he came here 20 years ago from Huntsville, Ala. He retired from the Army missle command at Redstone Arsenal. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and was its treasurer, finance committee member, administrative board chairman, and member of the blue ribbon committee. He was an Army veteran of World War II and member of the Elks Lodge, the American Legion, the Riverhaven Community Club, and co-chairman of the steering committee that organized the Riverhaven Property Owners Association. Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline; two sons, Robert L. Jr., Roseville, Calif., and John R., Suwanee, Ga.; and four granddaughters. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.
  • VanCOTT, IRMA L. "PEGGY," 77, of Crystal River, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at Life Care Center, Lecanto. Born in Pompton Plains, N.J., she came here 25 years ago from Butler, N.J., and was a secretary. She was a member of the Dutch Reformed Church and the Pompton Plains Elks Lodge 1895. Survivors include two sisters, Verna Trio, West Caldwell, N.J., and Helen Stoess, Pompton Plains. Brown Funeral Home, Crystal River/Lecanto.
  • VILLHAUER, HILDA M., 89, formerly of Keating Park, Floral City, died Friday (June 9, 2000) in Port Orange. Born in Liberty, N.Y., she came here 25 years ago from Sarasota. She was a retired secretary for the Treasury Department. Survivors include a brother, Wilfred Forster, Ilion, N.Y.; and a sister, Ellen Mickney, Kingston, N.Y. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.
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  • EDWARDS, WILLIAM K., 60, of Brooksville, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill. Born in Pittsburgh, he came here 30 years ago from St. Petersburg and was a retired sculpture artist. He was Christian. Survivors include a son, Mark, New Port Richey; a daughter, Jessie Raybould, New Port Richey; a sister, Carole Pendergast, Clearwater; and two grandchildren. Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill.
  • HERDMAN, B. ISABEL, 95, of Spring Hill, died Sunday (June 11, 2000). Born in Kingston, N.Y., she came here six years ago from Owego, N.Y., and was a retired nurse. She was a member of the Dutch Reformed Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Survivors include two nieces, Ruth V., Spring Hill, and Jane Every, Owego. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Hudson Avenue Chapel, Hudson.
  • McTAVISH, FRANKLIN O., 75, of Brookridge, Brooksville, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill. Born in Detroit, he came here four years ago from Michigan, where he was a general manager for a government agency. He was Catholic. He was a member of the Elks Lodge 2582, Brooksville. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis; a brother, Robert, Ocala; and a sister, Lois McConnell, Presque Isle, Mich. National Cremation Society, Brooksville.
  • ROSSANO, ANNE PAULINE, 73, of Spring HIll, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Vencor Hospital, Tampa. Born in East Meadow, N.Y., she came here 10 years ago from Holbrook, N.Y., and was a homemaker. She was Catholic. She was a member of S.H.A.R.P. Security Patrol, Spring Hill. Survivors include her husband, Louis A.; two daughters, Patricia Predoehl and Cynthia Manzo, both of Spring Hill; two sisters, Dorothy Barone, Spring Hill, and Theresa Froelich, Winchester, N.Y.; and five grandchildren. Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.
  • RUDOLPH, WILLIAM HENRY IV "BILL," 34, of Spring Hill, died Saturday (June 10, 2000), the result of an automobile accident. Born in Long Branch, N.J., he came here 18 years ago from Brick, N.J., and was co-owner of Dolphin Plumbing Contractors, Inc. He was a member of Calvary Chapel Worship Center and the Christian Builders Association. Survivors include his wife, Lauree; a son, Jason Luna, Port Richey; his parents, William Rudolph III, Oceanport, N.J., and Frances Brand, New Port Richey; a brother, Matthew, Pennsylvania; a sister, Elizabeth Brand, Port Richey; his grandfather, Fred Smith, Hudson; his grandmother, Mary Rudolph, Palm Beach Gardens; and one grandson. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.
  • RUDOLPH, WILLIAM HENRY V "BILLY," 13, of Spring Hill, died Saturday (June 10, 2000), the result of an automobile accident. Born in Elfers, he was a lifelong resident of this area. He was homeschooled and a member of Calvary Chapel Worship Center. Survivors include his mother, Lauree; a brother, Jason Luna, Port Richey; his paternal grandparents, William Rudolph III, Oceanport, N.J., and Frances Brand, New Port Richey; his maternal grandparents, Leon Witter, Defiance, Ohio, and Mary Rankin, Dunedin; his great-grandfather, Fred Smith, Hudson; and his great-grandmother, Mary Rudolph, Palm Beach Gardens. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.
  • ST. LAURENT, CRYSTAL P., 79, of Spring Hill, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Spring Hill Regional Hospital. Born in Portland, Maine, she came here 12 years ago. She was a retired detective for a department store in Maine, and member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Spring Hill. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 10209 and the American Legion Auxiliary 186. Survivors include her husband, Stephen; a son, Stephen Jr., Spring Hill; a daughter, Sandra Shields, Spring Hill; a brother, Raymond Tupper, Parris, Calif.; three sisters, Brenda L. Wilson, Mesa, Ariz., Lorraine Sawyer, Suitland, Md., and Barbara Ann Davidson, South Port, N.C.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill.
  • SCHULTZ, STANLEY F., 80, of Highpoint, Brooksville, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. Born in South Amboy, N.J., he came here 21 years ago from McAllen, Texas. He was a crane oiler for the Navy, Middletown, N.J., with 30 years of service. He was Episcopalian. He was a member of the American Legion Post 99, Brooksville. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice; two sons, Donald, Rochester Hills, Mich., and Kenneth, Jackson, N.J.; a daughter, Carol Jones, Naples; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Brooksville.
  • SNYDER, ROBERT J., 75, of Brooksville, formerly of Tampa, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., he came here 30 years ago from Tampa and was an automobile mechanic. Survivors include a son, Timothy, Brooksville; two daughters, Roberta Edwards, Brooksville, and Patricia Showalter, Spring Hill; a brother, Charles, Camillus, N.Y.; and five grandchildren. Turner Cremation and Memorial Chapel, Spring Hill.
  • THOMPSON, MARIA, 70, of Spring Hill, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, she came here two years ago from Staunton, Va. She was a homemaker and member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Chuch. Survivors include two sons, Peter, Spring Hill, and William, Newburgh, N.Y.; a stepson, Hector Otero, Bronx, N.Y.; a stepdaughter, Barbara Doresett, Bronx; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville
  • VASQUEZ, JOSE S., 80, of Spring Hill, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at home. Born in Canovana, Puerto Rico, he came here seven years ago from Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a retired owner of La Marketa Del Barrio grocery store, Brooklyn, and member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, Spanish congregation, Spring Hill. Survivors include his wife, Maria M.; a son, Wally, Oldsmar; two daughters, Nancy Higgins, Flushing, N.Y., and Edie Gonzalez, Brooklyn; three brothers, Jose L., Spring Hill, Benjamin, Queens, N.Y., and Elias Vasquez Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico; three sisters, Ida Melendez, Palm Coast, Julie Cepeda, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, and Petra Alvarez, Bronx, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Turner Cremation & Memorial Chapel, Spring Hill.
  • ZURZA, JOSEPH, 80, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (June 7, 2000) at home. Born in Trenton, N.J., he was a tool and die maker for Ford Motor Co. Survivors include a sister, Elizabeth Calven, Spring Hill; and a nephew, Thomas Sheldon, Bellaire, Mich. Turner Cremation & Memorial Chapel, Spring Hill.
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  • ALBANO, LOUIS, 76, of Tampa, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at home. Born in Garfield, N.J., he came here in 1987 from River Edge, N.J. He was a chief court clerk for the county court. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Rosemarie; a son, Glen, Utica, N.Y.; a daughter, Kathleen Albano, Elmwood Park, N.J.; and two stepsons, Donald Baker, Tampa, and Nicholas Baker, Maywood, N.J. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar.
  • CRILLY, ADDIE MAE, 94, of Lutz, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Shady Palms Retirement Home. Born in Plant City, she lived in the area all her life. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Lutz. Survivors include a stepson, John B., Lutz; a brother, William Patterson, Hyattsville, Md.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Glass Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • DIAL, MARTHA DELORES, 66, of Tampa, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home while under LifePath Hospice care. Born in Queens, N.Y, she came here in 1993 from Key West. She was a comptroller for Florida Keys Community College, a volunteer for St. Joseph's Hospital and the Salvation Army, and she attended St. Paul's Catholic Church. Survivors include four sons, Alfonso Madeya and Alexander Madeya, both of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Lorne Dial and Derrick Dial, both of Tampa; a daughter, Victoria Madeya, Key West; two brothers, Joseph Lopez, Long Island, N.Y., and Chris Lopez, Virginia Beach, Va.; and two grandchildren. Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services, Tampa.
  • FAIL, JOHN C., 62, of Seffner, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) in Seffner. Born in Bulloch County, Ga., he came here in 1946. He retired after 30 years as a retired mail handler for the U.S. Postal Service. He was an Air Force veteran, a member of the Bass Masters Club and Good Shepherd Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Leona; a son, Rhett M., Dover; a daughter, Rebecca Davis Singleton, Tampa; two brothers, Harrison P., Orlando, and Richard L., Jacksonville; four sisters, Blannie Yirak and Lois Alma Bryan, both of Savannah, Ga., and Hilda Frances Sanders, Springville, Tenn., and Maude Ray, Bloomingdale, Ga.; and three grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Garden of Memories Chapel, Tampa.
  • HALL, MARY KATE, 79, of Tampa, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at University Community Hospital. Born in Macon, Ga., she came here several years ago from Georgia. She was a retired service operator for Tropical Garment Manufacturing. She was a member of Peace Progressive M.B. Church. Survivors include a daughter, G. Joyce Dawkins, Tampa; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Everett-Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • KRAEMER, THOMAS C., 76, of Tampa, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at home. Born in Pottsville, Pa., he came here in 1953 from Philadelphia. He was a retired CPA and former owner and operator of the Tampa Jai Alai Fronton. He was the past president of Interbay Rotary Club, a Knight in Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher and was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Georgienne; three sons, Tom Jr., Hugh and Brian, all of Tampa; four stepsons, Mark, Craig, Frank and Scott Stoker, all of Tampa; a stepdaughter, Michelle Vieten, Tampa; a brother, Robert, Tampa; a sister, Marie Hassett, Falls Church, Va.; and 10 grandchildren. Marsicano-B. Marion Reed-Stowers Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • LEBRON, MARIA, 88, of Tampa, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) in Tampa. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, she came here in 1957. She was a clerk. Survivors include her companion, Faith Dunne, Tampa. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Garden of Memories Chapel, Tampa.
  • MINTON, JAMES M., 80, of Tampa, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at home while under LifePath Hospice care. Born in Safety Harbor, he lived here most of his life. He was a retired roofer and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Gateway Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, James M. Jr., Tampa; two daughters, Faye Ludwig, Chiefland, and Tammy Sargent, Tampa; a sister, Margaret Lowry, Lafayette, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Swilley Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • MORE, RAYMOND "CUCO," 90, of Tampa, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) in Tampa. Born in Tampa, he lived here most of his life. He was a baker. He was Catholic. Survivors include a son, Raymond C., Tampa; a daughter, Helen Ennis, Tampa; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Armenia Chapel, Tampa.
  • NOGUERA, CARLOS M., 83, of Tampa, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. Born in Las Villa, Cuba, he came here in 1970 from New Jersey. He was a retired custodian for the board of education. He was Catholic. Survivors include two daughters, Aida Calvo and Norma La Cagnina, both of Tampa; a sister, Ilda Chavez, Tampa; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • RODRIGUEZ-CRESPO, GUADELUPE, 61, of Tampa, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at University Community Hospital. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he came here in 1991 from Lawrence, Mass. She was a retired registered nurse and worked for the board of education. She was a member of the Fransican Sisterhood. Survivors include two sons, Carlos J., Massachusetts, and Ricardo L., Tampa; a daughter, Denise Colon, Tampa; her mother, Josephine Crespo; a brother, Fernando Crespo Jr., New York; two sisters, Tina Medina and Millie Velez, both of New York; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • TORRES, CELESTINO "PIPO," 86, of Tampa, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at Town 'N Country Hospital. Born in Guines, Cuba, he came here in 1970 from Cuba. He was a mechanic in the boating industry. He was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Francisca; two daughters, Nidia Picart and Ligia Roque, both of Tampa; a brother, Luis, Tampa; a sister, Maria del Carmen Torres, Cuba; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Armenia Chapel, Tampa.
  • Pasco County Back to top

  • AHNEMANN, GLORIA, 70, of New Port Richey, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at North Bay Medical Center, New Port Richey. Born in New York City, she came here 27 years ago from Long Island, N.Y., where she worked in accounting for New York Bell. She was Protestant. Survivors include two sons, Brian Bianculli, Bogota, N.J., and Theodore Bianculli, Asheville, N.C.; a daughter, Phyllis Pirko, Port Richey; and five grandchildren. Dignified Funeral Alternatives, Holiday.
  • BRADLEY, NANCY L., 63, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at home. She came here 25 years ago from her native Springfield, Ill. She was a purchasing agent for Lumedyne Inc., Port Richey, and member of Calvary Temple, New Port Richey. Survivors include her husband, Robert H.; two sons, Gerald Cleeton, Holiday, and Ronald Cleeton, Alton, Ill.; a daughter, Sheila Bradley, Port Richey; four stepdaughters, Judi Nevitt, Springfield, Ill., Bobbi Lou Sandage, Bartlesville, Okla., Evelyn Kendall and Beth Ann Bradley, both of Washington; her mother, Dorothy Ward, Holiday; two grandchildren; and six stepgrandchildren. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, New Port Richey.
  • CUNNEEN, JOHN T., 89, of Port Richey, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Arbors at Bayonet Point-Hudson. Born in New York City, he came here 21 years ago from Tuscon, Ariz., and was an insurance broker for Johnson & Higgins. He was Catholic. He was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Survivors include his wife, Mary; two sons, Richard, Queens, N.Y., and Kenneth, Phoenix; two daughters, Elizabeth Cook, Bayport, N.Y., and Patricia Cutugno, Safety Harbor; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Prevatt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Hudson/Bayonet Point.
  • FORD, LILAH ELAINE, 86, of Port Richey, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at Richey Manor, New Port Richey. Born in Bryson, Tenn., she came here 37 years ago from Monroe, Mich., and was a licensed practical nurse. She was Lutheran. Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Kay Bean, Pinnacle, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home & Cemetery.
  • GATELY, ANNA THERESA, 70, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at home. Born in New York City, she came here 13 years ago from Bloomfield, N.J. She was an underwriter assistant for Cigna Insurance Co., New Jersey, and a member and usher at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, New Port Richey. She was a volunteer at the centennial branch of the Pasco library. Survivors include a daughter, Joanne, Nutley, N.J.; and two sisters, Catherine and Marie Hilliard, both of New Port Richey. Morgan Funeral Home & Cremation Services, New Port Richey.
  • HAMEL, ALFRED B., 62, of Land O'Lakes, died Friday (June 9, 2000). He came to the Tampa area 46 years ago from his native Lansing, Mich., and was a plate maker for the Tampa Tribune. He was Baptist. Survivors include a son, Monte A., Fort Lauderdale; a daughter, Cindy L. Budd, Tampa; a brother, Roland, Lutz; and three grandchildren. Blount, Curry, & Roel Funeral Home, Lutz.
  • HANEY, JULIA ANN, 40, of Jasper, Tenn., formerly of Tarpon Springs and New Port Richey, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg, as the result of an automobile accident. Born in Dayton, Tenn., she came to New Port Richey from Tarpon Springs 23 years ago. She was a certified nurse assistant for 23 years. She was Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Larry G. Sr.; two sons, Larry G. Jr., and Anthony Lee, both of Lake City; a daughter, Tammy Lynn Sapp, New Port Richey; six brothers, Johnny Smith, Dayton, Tenn., Charles Smith, Leisure Hills, David L. Smith and Donnie Thomas, both of Hudson, Carl and Kevin King, both of Tarpon Springs; two sisters, Sharlene Saraukos, Tarpon Springs, and Kathy Brooks, Holiday; and four grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Tarpon Avenue Chapel, Tarpon Springs.
  • LAMBERT, GEORGE, 93, of Hudson, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Heather Hill Nursing Home. Born in Newark, N.J., he came here 29 years ago from Chicago and was an executive chauffeur for Illinois Tool Works. He was Lutheran. Survivors include his wife, Rosetta; a son, George John, Hot Springs, Ark.; and several grandchildren. Family Funeral Care, Hudson.
  • NEUMAN, FRANK P., 78, of Holiday, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. Born in Posnine, Poland, he came here 14 years ago from Jersey City, N.J. He was owner and operator of Rex T.V. Store, Jersey City, and member of St. Ignatious Catholic Church and the Moose Lodge 1429, both of Tarpon Springs. Survivors include a daughter, Suzanne Dispaltro, Irmo, S.C.; a brother, Leo, Clearwater; two sisters, Theresa Soha, Seminole, and Martha Bogacz, Palisades Park, N.J.; and two grandsons. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.
  • ZAJAC, EDWARD W., 79, of Dade City, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Pasco Community Hospital. Born in Lackawanna, N.Y., he came here three years ago from North Carolina. He was a retired steelworker for Bethlehem Steel and member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, St. Joseph. He was an Army veteran of World War II and member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Catherine; three sons, James, East Syracuse, N.Y., Timothy, Spencerport, N.Y., and John, Eden, N.Y.; three daughters, Marie DiaPaul, Sanborn, N.Y., Theresa Cappara, Clayton, N.C., and Patricia Colucci, Hamburg, N.Y.; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Hodges Family Funeral Home, Dade City.
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    Clearwater

    • BATEMAN, JENNIE HELEN, 78, of Clearwater, died Thursday (June 8, 2000) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. She was born in Forest City, Pa., and came here from Ohio, where she retired as a seamstress for Richman Brothers. Survivors include two daughters, Janice Finn and Sharon Macri, both of Michigan. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
    • BURTON, AUDREY R., 83, of Clearwater, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at home. She was born in Richmond, Va., and came here in 1977 from Stuart. She worked as an educational therapist for the Veterans Administration. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Clearwater. Survivors include two sons, David Douglas Burton Jr., Clearwater, and Jack L. Warner, Spotsylvania, Va.; three brothers, Addison D. Rose Jr., Deerfield Beach, and David Odell Rose and James D. Rose, both of Richmond; a sister, Doris R. Pearson, Richmond; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • COLE, OSCAR F., 95, of Clearwater, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at Manor Care Dunedin nursing home. He was born in Columbia, Tenn., and came here in 1984 from East Tawas, Mich. He owned and operated a Chevrolet dealership in Farmington, Mich. He was a 32nd degree Mason. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Dunedin Chapel.
    • DENMARK, TERRY T., 58, of Clearwater, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. He was born in Perry, and was a lifelong area resident. He was a minister at New Covenant of Jesus (interdenominational fellowship), Clearwater. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Marcia M.; three sons, Darryle L. and Jonathon W., both of Clearwater, and Garrett S., Oldsmar; his mother, Mavis, and two sisters, Wynona Jones and Brenda Shaw, all of Perry; and a grandson, Dalton. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • EMISTON, LESLIE, 37, of Clearwater, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. She came here in 1978 from her native Hamilton, Ontario. She was an elementary school teacher and a member of the First Assembly of God Church, Clearwater. Survivors include her husband, David G., a son, Kaleb Paulton, a daughter, Kelsey Paulton, and her parents, Beverly and Paul Harris, all of Clearwater; and two brothers, Brad Harris, Gainesville, and Kevin Harris, Clearwater. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.
    • FRALEY, A.W., 72, of Fort Myers, formerly of Clearwater, died Friday (June 9, 2000) of cancer. He was born in West Virginia and came to Clearwater in 1969. He worked as an internal auditor and accountant. Survivors include three children, Tracey, Clearwater, Gerry, Grapevine, Texas, and Brad, Round Rock, Texas; and seven grandchildren. American Family Funeral Home, Fort Myers.
    • HALSTEAD, LUELLA EMMA, 74, of Clearwater, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. She was born in Madelia, Minn., and came here in 1993 from Estherville, Iowa, where she worked as secretary in a family painting company. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church and the church Altar and Rosary Society, Clearwater. Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Clarence E.; two daughters, Theresa Origer and Susan Holman, both of Palm Harbor; two sons, Timothy, Mankato, Minn., and Mark, Estherville; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • HAND, WILLIAM H. JR., 88, of Clearwater, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at home. He was born in Plainfield, N.J., and came here in 1975 from Philadelphia, where he retired as a locksmith for Musler Safe Co. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Dunedin, a chaplain for Clearwater Shrine Club, and a 32nd degree Mason and member of Harrisburg, Pa., Lodge 629, F&AM. Survivors include his wife, Margaret "Lucille"; a daughter, Susan H. Mercer, Havertown, Pa.; three sons, William A. Hand, Springfield, Pa., John S. Wright, Fallston, Md., and James B. Wright, Bellvale, N.Y.; two sisters, Shirley Tilley, Clearwater, and Marion Mason, Jacksonville; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • MELANSON, EDGAR A., 81, of Clearwater, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) in Union Hospital, Lynn, Mass. He came here in 1979 from his native Lynn. He retired after 40 years as a machinist with General Electric Co., Everett, Mass. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was an organizer for the Elm Street 60th Reunion and a past president of the Young Men's Civic Club, Lynn; and he wrote a column for the GE News. He was a basketball official for more than 30 years with the IAABO and a supervisor of the Lynn Park League. He was a participant in the annual United Fund. Survivors include a son, Allan F., Lynn; two daughters, Virginia "Ginny" Mulligan, Gold River, Calif., and Linda Pellegrini, Lynn; a brother, Joseph, Everett; three sisters, Lorain Lennon and Doris Kricoples, both of Lynn, and Lydia Kalinowski, Limerick, Maine; and eight grandchildren. Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, Lynn.
    • NEISEWANDER, AUDRIENNE, 94, of Clearwater, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Palm Garden of Clearwater nursing home. She was born in Springfield, Ill., moved to Orlando in 1965, and in 1993, she moved here. She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Clearwater, and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Survivors include four daughters, Eleanor Lyons, Clearwater, Margaret Bradley, Orlando, Catherine Vespa, Springfield, and Patricia Harford, Chesterfield, Mo.; two sons, John W., Rockford, Ill., and Raymond, Dixon, Ill.; two brothers, Patrick Murphy of California; and Joseph Murphy of Michigan; a sister, Blanche Styles, Orlando; 28 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Clearwater Funeral Home & Cremation Options.
    • NISBETT, DAVID KEITH II, 19, of Clearwater, died Friday (June 9, 2000) in an automobile accident south of Venice, Fla. He was born in Washington, D.C., and came here in 1994 from Riverdale, Md. He graduated in 1998 from Countryside High School, Clearwater, where he played junior varsity and varsity football and received the Cougar of the Year award. He was master of ceremonies for the Lip Sing at Countryside High. He was a sophomore at University of South Florida, Tampa, and pledged to Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity where he was voted Brother of the Year for 1999. He worked for Service Merchandise and was No. 11 in the district for sales volume. He was a member of First Baptist Church of North Brentwood, Md. Survivors include his mother, Windella, and two sisters, Tamaqua Lynett Nisbett and Jinelle Kymari Nisbett, all of Clearwater; and his paternal grandmother, Audrey D. Nisbett, Bronx, N.Y. Young's Funeral Home, Clearwater.

    Dunedin

    • JOHNSON, ELVA L., 95, of Dunedin, died Wednesday (June 7, 2000) at Mease Continuing Care, Dunedin. She was born in Princeton, Ill., and came here in 1971 from Chicago, where she retired after many years as a Teletype operator for Western Union. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Clearwater. Survivors include her husband of 65 years, John Willis; a sister, Agnes Larson, Chicago; and several nieces and nephews. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
    • SEDGEWICK, ROSE ALICE WHELAN, 96, of Dunedin, died Wednesday (June 7, 2000) at Mease Dunedin Hospital of a heart attack. She was born in Brockton, Mass., and came here in 1971 from Washington, D.C. She retired as assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland. She also served as assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Connecticut, Hillyar College and the University of Rochester. She graduated magna cum laude in 1925 from Brown University, and in 1929, she was the first person to receive a doctorate in mathematics from Brown. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma XI. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Clearwater, the Mathematics Association of America, the American Mathematical Society, and a life master, American Contract Bridge League of Clearwater. Survivors include two sons, John, Washington, D.C., and Robert, Princeton, N.J.; two daughters, Norma Rockel, Richardson, Texas, and Malia Johnson, Maui, Hawaii; and 10 grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Dunedin Chapel.
    • STINSON, SHIRLEY A., 78, of Dunedin, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at home. She was born in Bridgeport, Conn., and came here in 1977 from Stratford, Conn. She was a homemaker and Protestant. She was a member of Dunedin Country Club. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Jack; a daughter, Bonnie A. Owen, San Antonio, Texas; a son, Jay M., San Diego; a sister, Amy Sutton, Ocala; two brothers, Julius Miller, Nevis, West Indies, and Edward Miller, Hobe Sound; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. American Burial and Cremation Service, Palm Harbor.

    Largo

    • BARR, BAYARD B., 91, of Largo, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at Highland Pines Nursing Manor, Clearwater. He was born in Newark, Ohio, and came here in 1973 from Rootstown, Ohio. He retired after 40 years as a machinist with Goodyear Tire Co., Akron, Ohio, and was a Navy Seabees veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Clearwater. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Rosella; a daughter, Elaine Morris, Largo; and two grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.
    • BENNETT, WILMA, 79, of Largo, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Mease Dunedin Hospital. She was born in Salem, Mass., and came here in 1978 from Danvers, Mass. She worked for 15 years as a switchboard operator at Largo Medical Center, and previously worked 15 years at Danvers Peabody Institute Library in Danvers. She was a member of Emanuel Church in Largo, and the OES and Rebecca Lodges in Salem. Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Whitten, Hudson; two sons, Alan Bennett, San Diego, and Neal Bennett, Henderson, Nev.; and three grandchildren. Clearwater Funeral Home & Cremation Options.
    • DOLCH, EDWARD SR., 67, of Largo, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Cincinnati and came here in 1978 from New Richmond, Ohio. He was a retired truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Patricia; a son, James E. Sr., Largo; seven daughters, Antionette Dolch, Largo, Janie Brunk, Clearwater, Dorothy Swank, Troy, Ohio, Linda Smith, Plainsville, Ohio, and Mary Anne Ostrander, Betty Brewer and Brenda Dolch, all of Ohio; two brothers, Robert Arcolino, Dunedin, and Michael Arcolino, Safety Harbor; a sister, Marcy Martori, Dunedin; and 21 grandchildren. Gulf Breeze Cremation & Burial Society, Largo.
    • HERCL, DAN P., 36, of Largo, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. He was born in Clinton, Okla., and came here in 1999 from Columbus, Ohio, where he was an attorney and worked for ADS Systems. He was a Marine veteran of the Persian Gulf War. He was a member of the A.R.C. of Ohio and the American Bar Association. Survivors include his wife of 13 years, Grace; two sons, Jean Paul and Alex, and a daughter, Ana Hercl, all of Largo; his mother and stepfather, Sharon and Kenneth Bostick, Los Alamos, N.M.; his father and stepmother, James and Marge Hercl, Port St. Lucie; three brothers, Paul, Panama City, Fla., Gary, Houston, and Timothy, Elgin, Ill.; his maternal grandmother, Lucile Harris, Albuquerque, N.M., and his paternal grandfather, Leonard Hercl, Port St. Lucie; and several nieces and nephews. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • MITCHELL, DAVID REED, 79, of Largo, died Wednesday (June 7, 2000) at home. He came here in 1983 from his native Marblehead, Mass. He retired as a foreman for the H.G. Protze Concrete Testing Co. in Boston and was an Army veteran of World War II with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was Protestant and a member of the Marblehead Masonic Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; two daughters, Diane Baumrucker, Salem, Mass., and Cynthia Cole, Medway, Mass.; a brother, Joel, and a sister, Ruth Kidder, both of Massachusetts; and four grandchildren. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Seminole.
    • NICOSEN, AVANELL, 75, of Largo, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. She was born in Jasonville, Ind. Survivors include her husband, Sherman, Largo; three daughters, Beverly Walston, West Los Angeles, Diana Shaw, Terre Haute, and Phyllis Anderson, Sturtevant, Wis.; a son, James L. Day, Kennewick, Wash.; two sisters, Mary Lou Zigler, Spring Hill, and Anna Mae Criss, Terre Haute; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Roselawn Funeral Home, Terre Haute.
    • WHITMER, EULALIE, 78, of Largo, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. She came here several years ago from her native Elkhart, Ind. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, Largo. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Richard "Dick"; a daughter, Gretchen Ward, Largo; a son, Randy, Indian Rocks Beach; two brothers, Merlin and Harold Truex, Elkhart; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Gulf Breeze Cremation & Burial Society, Largo.

    Palm Harbor

    • BALDASARE, BESSIE M., 97, of Palm Harbor, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at Dunedin Care Center. She was a homemaker and Catholic. Survivors include a daughter, Maxine Miller, Palm Harbor; two sons, Fred, Palm Harbor, and Raymond, Silver Springs; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
    • BUREK, HELEN E., 82, of Palm Harbor, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Palm Garden of Clearwater nursing home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. She came here in 1999 from her native Erie, Pa., where she worked as a department store sales clerk, and at her parents' store, Lipka Groceries. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Erie. Survivors include two sons, Thomas A., Palm Harbor, and Daniel R. Sr., Ocoee; five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Palm Harbor Chapel.
    • EMERY, GWENITH A., 81, of Palm Harbor, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park. She was born in Toronto and came here in 1979 from Detroit. She worked as a bookkeeper for Ford Motor Credit, Dearborn, Mich. She was a member of George Young Memorial United Methodist Church, Palm Harbor, and the OES in Detroit. Survivors include a son, Kenneth R., Oldsmar; a daughter, Susan Rudzinskas, Ecorse, Mich.; a sister, Georgina Wood, Palm Harbor; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • FELDSCHER, CARL BURANDT, 80, of Palm Harbor, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Mellen, Wis., and came here in 1974 from Detroit, where he retired as a civil engineer for National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church, Clearwater, the USCG Power Squadron and Highland Lakes Golf Club, Palm Harbor. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Irene; a son, Philip E., Palm Harbor; a brother, John, North Canton, Ohio; three sisters, Claire Williams, Homewood, Ill., Jean Filter, Midland, Mich., and Ruth Eichstaedt, Bellaire, Mich. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • HEWITT, RICHARD D., 63, of Palm Harbor, died Friday (June 9, 2000) in Palm Harbor. He was born in Schenectady, N.Y., and came here several years ago from Winchester, N.H. He graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's degree in horticulture and ornamental floriculture, and co-owned and operated Hewitt's Garden Centers in the Albany, N.Y., area. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Lorjane E. Reitz; two daughters, Deborah S. Hewitt Skoda, Glenville, N.Y., Kathy A. Hewitt Rashed, Brattleboro, Vt.; three sons, Bill C. Weldon, Palm Harbor, and David R. Hewitt and Mark A. Weldon, both of Amsterdam, N.Y.; and eight grandchildren. Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • UTHE, LUCY HENRIETTA, 93, of Tyler, Texas, formerly of Palm Harbor, died Tuesday (June 6, 2000) at Park Place Rehab Center, Tyler. She was born in Marietta, Ohio, and came here in 1975 from Solon, Ohio. She was a homemaker and worked part time as a receptionist in Ohio. She was a member of Tarpon Springs Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Clifton Harvey; a son, Glenn, Tyler; a daughter, Beverly Stahl, Clearwater; two sisters, Lela and Mary, both of Florida; five grandsons; and three great-grandchildren. Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler Texas.

    Safety Harbor

    • BRADLEY, ROBERT L., 85, of Safety Harbor, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. He was born in Lima, Ohio, and came here in 1982 from East Lansing, Mich. He retired as a professor at Michigan State University. There are no known survivors. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.

    Seminole

    • PHEND, MICHAEL FRANCIS, 41, of Seminole, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. He was born in White Cloud, Mich., and came here in 1998 from Boulder, Colo., where he was a deputy for the Boulder County Sheriff's Department. He graduated from Northern Michigan University. He was Catholic and a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the NMU Alumni Association. Survivors include his parents, Veronica and Ralph, Seminole; two brothers, Donald Anthony, Morrison, Colo., and Douglas John, Clarkston, Mich.; four sisters, Mary Jo Bean, Saginaw, Mich., Maureen Wolf, Flint, Mich., Jennifer Topham, Katy, Texas, and Nora Recchia, Sindelfingen, Germany; an aunt, Norene Kofflin, Seminole; and seven nieces and nephews. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Seminole.

    Tarpon Springs

    • HANEY, JULIA ANN, 40, of Jasper, Tenn., formerly of Tarpon Springs and New Port Richey, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg. She was born in Dayton, Tenn., came to Tarpon Springs in 1967 from Jasper, Tenn., moved in 1977 to New Port Richey, and returned in 1997 to Jasper. She was a certified nurse's aide for 23 years and she was Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Larry G. Sr.; two sons, Lary G. Jr. and Anthony Lee, both of Lake City; a daughter, Tammy Lynn Sapp, New Port Richey; six brothers, Carl and Kevin King, both of Tarpon Springs, David L. Smith and Donnie Thomas, both of Hudson, Charles Smith, Leisure Hills, and Johnny Smith, Dayton, Tenn.; two sisters, Sharlene Saraukos, Tarpon Springs, and Kathy Brooks, Holiday; and four grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Tarpon Avenue Chapel, Tarpon Springs.
    • PATELLIS, JOHN S., 75, of Tarpon Springs, died Thursday (June 8, 2000) at home. He was born in Ambridge, Pa., and came here in 1987 from Merrillville, Ind. He was a retired school teacher and an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II who served in the European theater. He was Greek Orthodox and a longtime member of Order of American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association, Tarpon Springs. Survivors include his wife, Mary C.; two sons, Scott J. of Indiana, and Anthony J. of New York City; four sisters, Thelma Sigalos, Margate, Helen Rayses, Merrillville, Mary Meiv, and Katherine Mixis, both of Union Hills, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandsons. Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

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    Gulfport

    • COE, JOHN, 47, of Gulfport, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Boca Ciega Center, Gulfport. Survivors include his mother, Betty Coe. Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

    Madeira Beach

    • BOYD, WILLARD "BILL," 77, of Madeira Beach, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. Born in Baxter, Tenn., he came here in 1976 from Warren, Mich. He was an owner of Peebles on the Beach, Treasure Island, and a member of Elks Club, Madeira Beach. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Kay; two sons, Ronald, Largo, and Richard, Seminole; a daughter, Ilene Grand, Troy, Mich.; a brother, Ralph, Taylor, Mich.; a sister, Betty Helinker, Highland, Mich.; and three grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.

    Pinellas Park

    • KOEPP, HELEN ELIZABETH, 89, of Pinellas Park, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Arbor Oaks Assisted Living Facility, St. Petersburg. Born in New York City, she came here in 1957 from Ambler, Pa. She was a homemaker and was Protestant. Survivors include a son, Fred, Treasure Island; two daughters, June Hartmann, Treasure Island, and Ruth Crawford, South Pasadena; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • LIVINGSTON, ALTON L. JR., 80, of Pinellas Park, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg. Born in Medford, Mass., he came here in 1956 from Warwick, R.I. He retired after 20 years as a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service. He worked for 20 years as a line supervisor for Derby Lane, St. Petersburg. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II and was Protestant. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Sunshine City Post 6827. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Anna "Louise"; a daughter, Louise I. Heyveld, Pinellas Park; and three grandchildren. American Heritage Cremation Society, Clearwater.

    St. Petersburg

    • BAMFORD, E. MARJORIE, 91, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. Born in Margate, England, she came here in 1968 from King, Ontario. She was a homemaker and a member of Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a son, David E. McClure, Canada; two daughters, June Barnard, St. Petersburg, and Margaret A. French, Canada; three brothers, England; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Seminole.
    • BICKEL, ERLINE K., 53, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) in Tampa in an automobile accident. Born in Goshen, Ind., she came here in 1971 from Elkhart, Ind. She graduated from nursing school at St. Petersburg Junior College and was a registered nurse working in orthopedic surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, St. Petersburg, and National Association of Orthopedic Nurses. She was a past treasurer for OES, Goshen. Survivors include two sons, Scott W. Bickel, St. Petersburg, and Rob E. Bickel, Clearwater; a brother, Earl Gantz, Los Angeles; and two grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • CATALDO, CARMINE, 73, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. He came here in 1989 from his native Revere, Mass. He was a hoist engineer and a member of St. John's Catholic Church, St. Pete Beach. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Josephine; a son, Nunzio, St. Petersburg; two daughters, Conchetta Palmisano, Revere, and Christine Vita, Indian Rocks Beach; four sisters, Carmella Imbrescia, Revere, Edith Mondello and Ann DeLaurentas, both of St. Petersburg, and Judy McFadden, Everett, Mass.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • CURLEY, ALEXANDER D. "ALEX," 81, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. Born in Staten Island, N.Y., he came here in 1988 from Lincroft, N.J. He was a truck driver for a long-distance trucking company in New Jersey. He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II and a member of Teamsters Local 701. He was Catholic. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Elizabeth N.; two sons, James A., Jupiter, and Robert E., Savannah, Ga.; and two grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • DAWSON, LEROY, 90, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at Shore Acres Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He came here three years ago from his native Louisville, Ga., where he retired after 45 years as a pavement finisher with Knot and Rivers Construction Co. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Louisville. Survivors include a daughter, Frances Zeigler, St. Petersburg; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. Smith Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
    • FASSOULIOTIS, ANASTASIA L., of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 10, 2000). Born in Turkey, she came here in 1951 from Pittsburgh. She was a member of St. Stefanos Greek Orthodox Church, St. Petersburg. Survivors include a daughter, Gloria F. Strategos, St. Petersburg; and two grandchildren. ALifeTribute FuneralCare, St. Petersburg.
    • FOOR, ORA M., 89, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, St. Petersburg. Born in Saxton, Pa., he came here in 1965 from Wadsworth, Ohio. He was a sales associate for nine years with J.C.Penney Co., St. Petersburg. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church and performed with Harbor Light Mobile Home Park Kitchen Band. Survivors include a daughter, Sandra M. Poling, St. Petersburg; two brothers, Charles Barnett, Saxton, and Ralph Barnett, Wadsworth; four grandchildren; and five grandchildren. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.
    • FRASER, DOROTHY S., 80, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital, South Pasadena. Born in LaGrange, Ill., she came here in 1953 from Downers Grove, Ill. She was a homemaker and a Protestant. Survivors include a daughter, Roberta F. Davis, Louisville, Ky. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Woodlawn Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • HANEY, DOROTHY J., 79, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (June 7, 2000) at home. She came here 40 years ago from her native Manville, N.J. She retired as an office manager for an insurance company. She was Catholic. Survivors include a son, James Haney, and a daughter, Christine Haney Hastings, both of St. Petersburg; and three sisters, Clare Kachelriess and Lee Baron, both of St. Pete Beach, and Elizabeth Hall, Woodstock, Ga. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral Service, Largo.
    • HEANEY, HELEN G., 87, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at Integrated Health Services, Pinellas Park. She came here in 1956 from her native Cambridge, Ohio. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Survivors include a brother, Howard Rubicam, and a sister, Myrtle M. Frame, both of St. Petersburg. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 49th Street N Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • KORENIN, JUNE DORIS, 83, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Arbors at St. Petersburg, Seminole. Born in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., she came here in 1988 from Lake Worth. She was a pastry hostess for Jewell Food Stores, Waukegan, Ill., and a member of Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, St. Petersburg. Survivors include a son, Albert Jerry Korenin, and a daughter, Joan K. Hall, both of St. Petersburg; a sister, Edna Sawicki, Sun City Center; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Osgood-Cloud Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Pinellas Park.
    • LESTER, CORALIE, 50, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. She came here in 1965 from Indianapolis. She worked in sales and was a member of Unitarian Universalist Church, St. Petersburg. Survivors include a son, Jeffrey Lester, Dominica, West Indies; her mother, Divona Query, Beverly Health Care, Largo; two brothers, Thueman Query and Lloyd Query, both of Indianapolis; and five sisters, Emma Sue Morejon and Carole Query, both of St. Petersburg, Phyllis Peak, Pinellas Park, Thelma Swope, Mooresville, Ind., and Vicki Palmer, Richmond, Va. Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home & Cemetery, Seminole.
    • MANCHESTER, GUILA BELLE, 81, of Floral City, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., she moved to Floral City 23 years ago from St. Petersburg. She retired as a legal secretary and was a founder of Humanitarians of Florida. She was a published poet and a Protestant. Survivors include her husband, Leon C. Chas E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.
    • McCREA, JAMES TREZEVANT, 29, of Gainesville, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at home. Born in St. Petersburg, he moved to San Francisco in 1996 and to Gainesville late last year. He was a 1988 graduate of St. Petersburg High School and attended the University of Florida, where he was a member of Chi Phi fraternity. He was a member of Cathedral Church of St. Peter, St. Petersburg. Survivors include his parents, William George "Bing" and Sara Lynn McCrea, a brother, William George McCrea Jr., and his maternal grandfather, James Malcolm Alday Sr., all of Gainesville. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • McCUBBINS-KEARNEY, HAZEL HUNT, 97, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at the Laurels Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, St. Petersburg. Born in Delhi, Okla., she came here in 1923 from Amarillo, Texas. She was a bookkeeper for Memorial Park Cemetery and a member of the 14th Avenue Church of Christ, St. Petersburg. Survivors include a son, Donald C. Kearney, St. Petersburg; a daughter, Marilyn Kearney-Woolley, and a sister, Purley Tolentino, both of Lewisburg, N.C. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.
    • MILLER, MARJORIE J. "MAR-JEAN," 75, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at Largo Medical Center. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a longtime resident of St. Petersburg. She was a 1943 graduate of St. Petersburg High School and served in the U.S. Coast Guard Exchange. Survivors include a son, David, Seminole; several nieces and nephews; four grandchildren, Tracy Place, Kelly Zikmund, Cindy Smith and Mike Miller Jr.; and a great-granddaughter. National Cremation Society, Largo.
    • MOORE, IVA P., 96, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 10, 2000). Born in Poca, W.Va., she came here in 1958 from Dallas. She worked in retail sales for Diamond department store, Charleston, W.Va. She was Methodist. Survivors include a nephew, Franklin Milam, Lewisburg, W.Va. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • NEWBERG, BETTY LOIS, 81, of St. Petersburg died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at the Springs of Boca Ciega Bay, South Pasadena. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, she came here in 1970 from Cleveland where she worked for 24 years as a secretary for Newberg Plumbing and Irrigation. Locally, she was a secretary for Newberg Irrigation. She was a member of Temple Beth-El and its sisterhood, ORT, Hadassah and the Pasadena Yacht and Country Club. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Herb; two sons, Joel, Indian Rocks Beach, and Ronald, St. Petersburg; a brother, Howard Squires, Cleveland; several nieces and nephews; and four grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Beth David Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • NGUYEN, NGOC TAN, 35, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 10, 2000) at Edward White Hospital. He came here several years ago from his native Vietnam. He was a boat builder. Survivors include his mother, Hiep-tan Nguyen, Vietnam. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 49th Street N Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • ROEHR, HELEN P., 82, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Bay Pointe Nursing Pavilion. Born in Kingston, N.Y., she came here in 1969 from Jackson Heights, N.Y. She was an insurance broker. She was a member of Eastern Star Chapter 219, St. Petersburg, and a volunteer at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. Survivors include a sister, Rosella Greene, St. Petersburg. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.
    • STRIBLING, ALICE J., 74, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 12, 2000) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born in Fall River, Mass., she came here in 1958 from Norfolk, Va. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Willis E.; two sons, Doug, St. Petersburg, and Robert, Largo; a daughter, Betty Panepinto, Fuquay-Varina, N.C.; a brother, Ted Arago, Fall River; a sister, Eleanor Teachman, New Bedford, Mass.; and five grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-McLeod Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • WEDNER, DALLAS CURTIS, 60, of Dade City, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 9, 2000) at home. Born in Georgia, he moved to Dade City 17 years ago from St. Petersburg. He was a service technician for D&K Transport. Survivors include his wife, Alberta; and a stepson, Mike Hardy, Dade City. Hodges Family Funeral Home, Dade City.
    • WRIGHT, JAMES ALLEN SR., 40, of Largo, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park. Born in St. Petersburg, he moved to Largo in November 1999. He was an aviation hydraulics mechanic and served in the U.S. Navy from 1985 until 1994. He was Episcopalian. Survivors include his wife of five years, Eugenia "Gina"; a son, James Allen Jr., Largo; his mother, Ruth T. Wright, Pinellas Park; a brother, John M. Wright, St. Petersburg; four sisters, Linda Wiestner, Inverness, Marie Weston, Tampa, Deborah Sine, St. Petersburg, and Patricia Williams, Coral Springs. Osgood-Cloud Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Pinellas Park.

    South Pasadena

    • ARAUJO, GUILHERME "WILLY" 56, of South Pasadena, died Sunday (June 11, 2000) at home. Born in Porto, Portugal, he came here in 1985 from Jacksonville. He was a self-employed international computer component distributor. He was Catholic. Survivors include a sister, Felisba Araujo, and a nephew, Rodriguo Araujo, both of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and a companion, Carolyn Wong, South Pasadena. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.
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