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July 2, 2001
SUNCOAST OBITUARIES

Monday, July 2, 2001

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

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

Citrus County Back to top

  • COSTIGAN, PHYLLIS, 68, of Crystal River, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Crystal River. Born in Philadelphia, she came here eight years ago from Miami. She was a homemaker and a member of the Crystal River congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Survivors include her husband, Paul; six sons, Mark and Phillip, both of Miami, Steve, Georgia, Lee, Homestead, Larry, Zephyrhills, and Todd, Tennessee; two daughters, Ruth Miller, Crystal River, and Patricia McCarty, Georgia; 17 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Fero Funeral Home with Crematory, Beverly Hills Chapel.
  • EDGAR, MARJORIE I., 76, of Hernando, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness. Born in Steubenville, Ohio, she came here one year ago from Sebring. She was a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service, Englewood. She was Protestant. Survivors include three sisters, Dorothy Reducha, Jean Smith, and Barbara Smith, all of Steubenville; and one granddaughter, Shannon Miller, Englewood. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.
  • FAUNCE, JACK W., 71, of Homosassa, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at home under the care of family and Hospice of Citrus. Born in Kokomo, Ind., he came here 18 years ago from Hawkins, Texas. He was a retired truck driver and a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He was Protestant. Survivors include his wife, Lois; one son, Shannon, Homosassa; one daughter, Valorie Updike, Huddleston, Va.; a brother; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Brown Funeral Home, Crystal River/Lecanto.
  • SHEPHERD, MARY RUTH, 97, of Inverness, died Friday (June 29, 2001) in Inverness. Born in Illinois, she came here 34 years ago from Mount Vernon, Ill. She was a retired nurse practitioner for the state of Illinois. She was a member of the Frostproof Sunray United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir. Survivors include three grandsons, James Thomas Langer and Tony Wade Langer, both of Birmingham, Ala., and Timothy Ray Langer, Inverness; a granddaughter, Tamara Joyce Lee, Birmingham, and 11 great-grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inverness.
  • SNYDER, RICHARD J., 70, of Inverness, died Friday (June 29, 2001) in Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness. Born in Beacon, N.Y., he came here 14 years ago from New York state. He was a retired mental health aide. He was past president of the Civil Service Employment Association, N.Y., and ran the credit union there. He was past president of the Highland Civic Association, and a member of the Highland Surveillance Unit and worked for the Key Center, Lecanto, for three years. He was Protestant. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Florean (Glass); a son, Ronald, Dover Plains, N.Y.; two daughters, Sharon Milet, Inverness, and Donna Wilcox, N.H.; a stepbrother, Robert Dykeman, Tavares; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.
  • STICKNEY, JACK WARREN, 63, of Floral City, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) in Floral City. Born in Custer, Mich., he came here five years ago from Scottville, Mich. He was a retired supervisor for Western Michigan Electric Corp., and an Army veteran. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Custer, the Optimist Club, Scottville, and a volunteer for girls' Little League, and the Hunter's Safety Course. Survivors include his wife of 38 years, July (Rathbun); a son, Richard T., Sturgis, Mich.; two daughters, Marie Baker, Custer, and Susan O'Brien, Ludington, Mich.; two brothers, Donald and Keith, both of Custer; a sister, Dorothy Tyndall, Branch, Mich.; and five grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Home and Crematory, Inverness.
  • Hernando County Back to top

  • SWEETNAM, WILLIAM J., 83, of Timber Pines, Spring Hill, died Tuesday (June 26, 2001) under the care of Hernando/Pasco Hospice. Born in Medford Mass., he came here 16 years ago from Miami. He was a retired dispatcher with Eastern Airlines, Miami, for 33 years. Survivors include his wife, Joan; a son, Bill Jr., Palm Harbor; a brother, George, Waltham, Mass.; and five granddaughters. National Cremation Society, Brooksville.
  • WERNER, LORETTA "SIS," 84, of Brooksville, died Thursday (June 28, 2001) at Oak Hill Hospital. She came here 15 years ago from her native Chicago. She was a member of the Spring Hill Seniors Club. She was Catholic. Survivors include two sons, Ronald Wiard, Lake Geneva, Wis., and William Wiard, Mount Prospect Heights, Ill.; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.
  • Hillsborough County Back to top

  • BOENING, MARTHA HANNAH "MARTY," 94, of Valrico, died Sunday (July 1, 2001) at home. Born in Silverwood, Mich., she came here four years ago from Gilbert, Ariz. She was an executive housekeeper and a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church, Gilbert. Survivors include her daughter, Gerrie M. Butler, Valrico; a brother, Jack Peet, Silverwood; two sisters, Nita Kreger, Sandusky, Mich., and Clara Jacot, Silverwood; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Serenity Meadows Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Riverview.
  • FLEISCHMAN, MARGARET M. "MARGE," 57, of Riverview, died Friday (June 29, 2001). Born in Buffalo, N.Y., she came here 19 years ago from East Aurora, N.Y. She was a teacher at Burns Middle School, Brandon. She was a member of the United States Trotting Association and Southside Baptist Church, Brandon. Survivors include her husband, Mike; two sons, David, Anderson, S.C., and Joseph, Riverview; three sisters, Jane Krawczyk, Elma, N.Y., Marian Kochanowski, West Seneca, N.Y., and Antoinette Raichel, Sun Prairie, Wis.; and two grandchildren. Serenity Meadows Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Riverview.
  • GONZALEZ, LUIS, 41, of Tampa, died Friday (June 29, 2001). Born in Havana, Cuba, he lived in Tampa since 1960. He was a commercial freelance artist and was Catholic. Survivors include his parents, Isaac and Maria Gonzalez; a brother, Isaac Jr.; and many other family members. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • MOORE, INGRID C., 74, of Brandon, died Saturday (June 30, 2001). Born in Konigsberg, East Prussia, she came here in 1965. She was a homemaker, Lutheran, and a member of the the Women of the Moose and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, where she was past chaplain. Survivors include her two daughters, Elsie Blanchard, Sulpher, La., and Maurica Bateman, Brandon; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • SCHWEITZ, MARABELLE, 56, of Brandon, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at home. Born in Seneca Falls, N.Y., she came here six years ago from Rochester, N.Y. She attended First Baptist Church of Brandon. Survivors include her father and stepmother, Arnold A. and Carmen Schweitz, Inverness; two brothers, Frederick Schweitz, Raleigh, N.C., and Duane A. Schweitz, Rochester; and six sisters, Eleanor Brown, Waterloo, N.Y., Barbara Waite, Rochester, Cassandra Patterson, Riverview, Daralene Pondo, Valrico, Cynthia Conn, Riverview, and Theresa Priest, Knoxville, Tenn. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.
  • SHEPARD, JOAN BARBARA, 68, of Riverview, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at home. Born in Manhattan, N.Y., she came here in 1984 from Elyria, Ohio. She was a nurse for eight years with Hospice of Hillsborough and a member of Resurrection Catholic Church, Riverview. Survivors include her husband, James A.; a son, James D., North Miami Beach; three daughters, Terri A. Kanter, Lake Worth, Kathleen M., Tampa, and Jean M. Huffman, Brandon; a brother, George R. Fuller, Las Vegas; and five grandchildren. Serenity Meadows Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Riverview.
  • Pasco County Back to top

  • CHARLESWORTH, HENNIE VAN BOCHOVE, 48, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at home. Born in Schiedam, Netherlands, she came here eight years ago from Clifton, N.J. She was a bookkeeper and a volunteer at Dayspring Academy Charter School, New Port Richey. She was a member of the Eagles Landing Baptist Church, Port Richey, and a member of their choir. She was a past worthy advisor of Rutherford Assembly Order of Rainbow for Girls. Survivors include her husband, Leslie H. Jr.; a son, Devin Leslie; two daughters, Heather Florence and Jenni Hendrika, all of New Port Richey; her parents, Bastiann and Alberdina Van Boschove, Brick, N.J.; a brother, Robert Van Boschove, Toms River, N.J.; and her mother and father-in-law, Ann and Les Charlesworth, Clifton. Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton, N.J.
  • COZZO, DOLORES J., 85, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at H. Lee Mofitt Cancer Center, Tampa. She came here 19 years ago from her native Chicago. She was a homemaker and Catholic. Survivors include her daughter, Jeanine D. Erikson, Tarpon; a brother, Joseph M. Fitzgerald, Venice; a sister, Lucille Thompson, Port Richey; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
  • McCORD, JANE H., 64, of New Port Richey, died Thursday (June 28, 2001) at home. Born in Detroit, she came here 11 years ago from Severville, Tenn. She worked in the retail industry. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Hudson. Survivors include her husband, Frank; six sons, Michael Harper, Clinton Township, Mich., Alan and Mark McCord, both of Indianapolis, Mike Ballew, Elizabethtown, Ky., Mark and Joe Ballew, Arlington, Texas; three daughters, Debora Mahin, Warren, Mich., Cathy Ballew, Roseville, Mich., and Cathy Coburn, Indianapolis; one sister, Susan Harper, East Pointe, Mich.; and 12 grandchildren. North/Meadowlawn, New Port Richey.
  • MEYER, HARRY B., 89, of New Port Richey, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Hospice of Pasco. He came here 30 years ago from his native Philadelphia. He was a retired superintendent for Crisp Realty, and an Army veteran of World War II. He was Presbyterian. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; two daughters, Delores Greco, and Amelia Meyer, both of New Port Richey; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
  • SOLLAZZO, MARY B., 83, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at home. Born in Passaic, N.J., she came here 47 years ago from West Virginia. She was a housewife and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Hudson. Survivors include a son, John, Tampa; a daughter, Theresa Gonzalez, New Port Richey; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Prevatt Funeral Home and Crematory, Bayonet Point.
  • North Pinellas Back to top

  • DALEY, IRENE R., 93, of West Rutland, Vt., a winter resident of Clearwater, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Mountain View Center in Rutland, Vt. She was born in Rutland and was a winter resident here for many years from West Rutland. She was a registered nurse and retired from Rutland Hospital. She was a member of St. Bridget's Church and the church's Sodality group, a member and past officer of the Italian Aid Society founded by her father, and a member of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 87, West Rutland, Rutland County Nurses Association and Rutland Retired Nurses Association. Survivors include a daughter, Noreen I. Duby, Rutland; three sons, Henry, Benson, Vt., Thomas W., Westfield, Mass., and Richard F., West Rutland; a sister, Gina Bove, Rutland; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, Clifford Funeral Home, Rutland, Vt.
  • McCLUSKEY, THOMAS P., 60, of Clearwater, died Sunday (July 1, 2001) at Integrated Health Services of Clearwater. He came here in 1970 from his native Bronx, N.Y., and he was a member of Light of Christ Catholic Church, Clearwater. Survivors include an aunt, Dorothy Wheeler Martin, and several cousins. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
  • STRONG, DOROTHY W., 88, of Clearwater, died Thursday (June 28, 2001) at Laguna Hills, Calif., where she was visiting. She came here in 1957 from her native Kenmore, N.Y. She was a member of Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, Clearwater, and a volunteer poll worker. Survivors include a son, Leonard, Laguna Hills; a daughter, Karen Nicholl of Maryland; a brother, Homer White, Olean, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
  • WARREN, EDITH IMLAY (NEFTEL), 87, of Clearwater, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park. She was born in New York City and came here in 1975 from Soledad, Calif. She worked for Vogue Magazine and for Canon Howard Johnson of St. John the Divine Cathedral, both of New York City. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Clearwater, the League of Women Voters, the Junior League, IMPAC and the Center for Children. She was a WAVE veteran of World War II with the rank of chief yeoman. Survivors include four nieces, Elizabeth Gordon Kant, Clearwater, Alice Gordon Stewart, Granby, Mass., Pauline Gordon Kuklewicz, Tyler, Texas, and Julie Ellison, Ann Arbor, Mich.; six great-nephews; and a great-niece. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Seminole.
  • WHITCRAFT, PAUL R., 75, a winter resident of Clearwater from Westerville, Ohio, died Tuesday (June 26, 2001). He was born in Cambridge, Ohio, and retired after 40 years with Columbus Auto Parts. Survivors include his wife, Rose Marie; a sister, Jean Selby, Cambridge; a grandson; five stepgrandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, cousins and aunts and uncles. Crouse Kauber Sammons Funeral Home, Johnstown, Ohio.
  • Dunedin

    • HEMPHILL, MARVIS A. "BUDDY," 57, of Dunedin, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at home. He was born in Lake City and came here in 1960 from Branford. He graduated in 1963 from Dunedin High School and owned and operated Marvis A. Hemphill Construction, Dunedin. He was a member of Evangel Temple Church of God, Dunedin. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Beverly; two sons, Stephen A., Palm Harbor, and Timothy J., Holiday; two brothers, Jerry W., Palm Harbor, and Jimmie Dee, Crestview; four sisters, Dee Weeks, Crystal River, Rosa Lee Cannon, Deltona, Shirley Forsythe, Phoenix, and Louise Forrester, Dyer, Tenn. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.

    Largo

    • ADALIAN, ALTHEA, 88, of Largo, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at home. She was born in Massachusetts and came here in 1986 from Newton Highlands, Mass. She retired as secretary-treasurer of Saga Hotels and Motels, Boston. She was Protestant. Survivors include her companion, Joseph Besso, Largo; and two nephews, Garry Adalian and Russel Adalian, both of San Diego. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Seminole.
    • CONWAY, MURIEL, 74, of Largo, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at home. She was born in New Haven, Conn., and came here in 1976 from Manahawkin, N.J. She worked part time as secretary and was a member and a volunteer Catholic Christian doctrine teacher at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Largo, where she founded the Right to Life Organization. Survivors include four daughters, Lynn Conway and Leigh Dan, both of Largo, Sharen Conway-Stiles, New Canaan, Conn., and Patricia Conway, Queens, N.Y.; two sons, Jack, Cincinnati, and David, Denville, N.J.; a sister, Betty Carlson of Vermont; and five grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • DI GIOVANBATTISTA, CECILIA, 94, of Largo, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. She was born in Perugia, Italy, and came here in 1993 from Grapevine, Texas. She was a laundry worker and Roman Catholic. Survivors include two daughters, Lena Di Giovanbattista, Largo, and Mafalda Ruddy, West Redding, Conn.; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services, Largo.
    • ERICKSON, GARY A., 44, of Largo, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at home. He came here in 1979 from his native Wausau, Wis., and owned and operated an automobile sales business. He was an Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl; his parents, Georgia and William Erickson, and a sister, Cindy Schroeder, all of Largo; and two brothers, Michael of Ohio, and Craig, Wausau. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • LOUGHLIN, DOROTHY, 84, of Largo, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Center, Largo. She was born in Hartford, Conn., and came here in 1958 from North Syracuse, N.Y. She worked for Honeywell from 1958-1980 and was a member of Unity of Clearwater Church. Survivors include a son, Charles Burkett, Seminole; a sister, Barbara Hearne, North Syracuse, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Bonnie Beetar, Seminole, and Stephen Burkett, Largo. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • MILLER, DONALD R. SR., 54, of Largo, died Tuesday (June 19, 2001) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg. He was born in Dillon, S.C., and came here in 1996 from Rome, N.Y. He was a certified master plumber and Baptist. Survivors include three sons, Donald R. Jr., Michael G. and Scott E., all of Rome; two daughters, Debrah Ann Antolin, Rome, and Kim Marie Pettinelli, Taberg, N.Y.; a brother, Dennis, Sneads Ferry, N.C.; and six grandchildren. Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services, Largo.

    Oldsmar

    • BRETON, CONSTANCE, 77, of Oldsmar, died Sunday (July 1, 2001) at home. She was born in Waterville, Maine, and came here in 1984 from West Islip, N.Y. She was a registered nurse and worked 23 years for the Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Palm Harbor. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Joseph; three sons, Michael, Syracuse, N.Y., Blynn, Ione, Calif., and Antonio, Glendale, N.Y.; a brother, Reginald Fecteau, Venice, Fla.; two granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

    Palm Harbor

    • PREM, LOUISE M., 83, of Palm Harbor, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Westchester Gardens Rehabilitation and Care Center, Clearwater. She was born in Philadelphia and came here in 1973 from Lindenwold, N.J. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Espiritu Santo Catholic Church and the Women's Guild, Safety Harbor, and social programs at Blue Jay Estates. Survivors include two sons, Raymond S. Jr., Oldsmar, and Bernard J., Houston; a daughter, Louise Berenato, Palm Harbor; a brother, John McAnany, Philadelphia; two sisters, Rose Szabat, Philadelphia, and Theresa Taylor, Riverside, N.J.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

    Safety Harbor

    • CARR, DAVID ELMER, 66, of Safety Harbor, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at home. He was born in Fort Myers and came here in 1992 from Ellington, Conn. He worked as a manager in a trucking company and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was Baptist and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Elks. Survivors include his wife, Rebecca (Woodbury); three daughters, Annette Gallagher, Holiday, Valerie Shulte, Wolf Point, Mont., and Mary Gleason, West Warwick, R.I.; five sons, Robert and James, both of Tucson, Darrell, Vail, Colo., and David Jr., Holyoke, Mass.; and eight grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
    • PITT, LESTER VERNON, 83, of Safety Harbor, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at home. He was born in Hillside, N.J., and came here in 1995 from Verona, N.J., where he retired as a well driller for a major construction company. He was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Safety Harbor Congregation. Survivors include his wife, Irene; two sons, Joel, Safety Harbor, and Jonathan, Clearwater; and two grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.

    Tarpon Springs

    • ROGERS, CECIL MARY, 91, of Tarpon Srpings, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. She was born in Abernant, Ala., and came here in 1999 from McCalla, Ala. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and the United Women of Pleasant Hill, McCalla. Survivors include two daughters, Joanne R. Martin, Tarpon Srpings, and Sandra Rogers, San Antonio, Texas; three grandchildren, Jerry Lynn McCarley and Jonathon Vardaman, both of Bessemer, Ala., and Porter Vardaman, Birmingham, Ala.; a nephew, Danny Skelton, Manchester, Tenn.; and three great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Tarpon Avenue Chapel, Tarpon Springs.

    South Pinellas Back to top

  • BOLAND, MARJORIE, 77, of Belleair Beach, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Center, Largo. She was born in New York City and came here in 2000 from Freehold, N.Y. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Greenville, N.Y. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Chacanias, Belleair Beach, and Elizabeth Vaccaro, Greenville; two sons, Bernie, Middletown, N.J., and John, Rockaway, N.J.; a sister, Dorothy Reese, Punta Gorda; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
  • Pinellas Park

    • PAQUETTE, VELMORE, J., 58, of Clearwater and Pinellas Park, died Wednesday (June 27, 2001) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. He was born in Massachusetts, came to Pinellas Park in the early 1960s from Keene, N.H., and moved to Clearwater in 1989. He owned and operated two automotive businesses before retiring in 1998 and worked part time at the Sunshine Speedway inspecting cars for oval drag races. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War aboard the USS Valley Forge. He handled security and staging for the Pinellas Park Holiday Parade for more than 20 years, helped produce the first Miss Pinellas Park Scholarship Pageant, and served on the committee for the Pinellas Park Chamber of Commerce's Run in the Park. Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Karen; a son, John, Pinellas Park; a daughter, Vikki Cooper, Port Richey; two brothers, Gary, Vermont, and George, Maryland; eight sisters, Edwina Mead, Pinellas Park, Sheila Boylan, Brooksville, Lurlene Wilson, Treasure Island, Darlene Johnson, St. Petersburg, Gladys Bugler, New Hampshire, Debbie Paquette, Spring Hill, Glenda Shearer, Largo, and Michelle Jenezon, Largo; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. International Mortuary Services, Pinellas Park.
    • WITHROW, FREDA M., 87, of Pinellas Park, formerly of St. Pete Beach, died Thursday (June 28, 2001) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. She came here in 1945 from her native Wellsburg, W.Va. She was an accountant at Upham Insurance in St. Pete Beach and retired in 1978 after 26 years. She was Catholic and a member of the Auxiliary of the St. Petersburg Retired Officers Club. Survivors include two sons, Jack, St. Petersburg, and Joe, Pinellas Park; a daughter, Jan Kampka, Davie; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.

    Seminole

    • BROOKS, JIMMIE J., 74, of Seminole, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Largo Medical Center. He was born in Colfax, Ind., and came here in 1972 from Frankfort, Ind. He worked as a corrections sergeant for the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Star Masonic Lodge 78, Largo, and Augustus Ruser Jr. American Legion Post 273, Madeira Beach. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Barbara J.; two sons, Kerry, Owensboro, Ky., and Jimmie II, Quincy, Ind.; two daughters, Donna Stein, Burnet, Texas, and Joyce Boling, Auburn, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • DAVEY, FREDERICK W. SR., 76, of Seminole, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at home under the care of hospice. He came here in 1973 from his native Detroit, where he was a police officer for 25 years with the Detroit Police Department. Locally, he was a mechanic for the Pinellas County Fleet Department. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific theater. He was a member of the Dunnello chapters of the American Legion and VFW. He was a member of the Retired Detroit Police and Fire Fighters Association and the Retired Detroit Police and Fire Club of Florida. Survivors include his wife, Maxine; four daughters, Linda M. Ivory, Largo, Suzanne E. Lombardo, Seminole, Mary E. Zenel, Tarpon Springs, and Luci J. Lombardi, Ocala; three sons, Frederick W. Jr., Madison, Ala., Michael B., Brandon, and Patrick A., Chesapeake, Va.; three brothers, Louis A., Belding, Mich., Thomas, Ocala, and John "Jack," Detroit; and 11 grandchildren. Veterans Cremation and Burial Society, Clearwater.

    St. Petersburg

    • AGMEN, STEPHEN J., 91, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at Tandem Health Care of Safety Harbor. Born in Providence, R.I., he came here in 1958 from Syracuse, N.Y., where he retired after 30 years of service with the engineering department at General Electric. He was a member of St. Jude's Cathedral and the St. Pete Rod and Gun Club. He was a past president of the G.E. Foremans Association, Syracuse. Survivors include two daughters, Dolores Heisler, Oceanside, Calif., and Ava Seymour, St. Petersburg; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.
    • BRANDT, GARY R., 41, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 28, 2001) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. He was a teacher's assistant at Pinellas Park High School. A native of Arlington, Va., he came here 24 years ago from Vienna, Va. He was an avid collector of Hot Wheels cars. Survivors include his parents, Dorothy and John F. Brandt, Ocala; and his companion, Bruce Beat, St. Petersburg. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral Services, Largo.
    • CHANCE, GWYNDOLYN DEAN "GWYN," 63, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Largo Medical Center. She was born in Vienna, Ga., and came here in 1970 from Parmele, N.C. She was a 1957 graduate of A.S. Clark High School in Cordele, Ga., and she earned a bachelor of science degree in 1961 from Barber-Scotia College, Concord, N.C. She was a school teacher for more than 10 years in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. She worked in the home health care field and retired in 1994. She was a member of the Lakewood Terrace Neighborhood Association and its crime watch group. She was a member of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the pastor's aide committee. Survivors include a son, Anson G., St. Petersburg; two daughters, Angie G. Chance, Jacksonville, and Alori G. Chance, St. Petersburg; her mother, Ernestine Dean, St. Petersburg; two brothers, Marion P. Dean, Macon, Ga., and John G. Dean, Clearwater; and two sisters, Fletia Martin-Stewart and Ethel D. Hobbs, both of St. Petersburg. Zion Hill Mortuary, St. Petersburg.
    • DeCOLA, DOROTHY M., 72, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Edward White Hospital. She came here in 1980 from her native Philadelphia. She was a homemaker and was Catholic. Survivors include her husband, Angelo Vincent; two sons, William, South Pasadena, and Angelo, St. Petersburg; a daughter, Linda Leporati, St. Petersburg; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.
    • HOLLMAN, OSSIE, 80, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 30, 2001) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She came here in 1946 from her native Arlington, Ga. She was a retired housekeeper in a private home for many years. She was a member of Bethel Community Baptist Church, where she had served with the Chancel Choir, the Trinity Choir and the B.V. Lester Choir, and served as the secretary of the Sunday school. She was the first secretary of the church's Esther Circle and served in that position for 14 years. Survivors include a daughter, Oneysa Johnson, St. Petersburg; and a granddaughter, Mia Johnson, Stone Mountain, Ga. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
    • MACK, ARTHUR, 88, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Mariner Health Care of Pinellas. He was born in Ukraine and came here in 1978 from Toronto. He was an auto mechanic in the automobile manufacturing industry. He was the director of St. Andrew's Russian Orthodox Church. Survivors include his wife, Nadia; a son, Walter, Toronto; three sisters, Hilda, Atelie and Urma, all of Ukraine; and three grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • PHILLIPS, ETHEL E., 95, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Bon Secours Maria Manor. A Pensacola native, she came here 30 years ago from Indianapolis. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Gloria F. Gammon, St. Petersburg; a grandson, Joe Doser, Tampa; and three great-grandchildren. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral Services, Largo.
    • WARSHAUER, THE REV. GENEVIEVE, 95, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Kindred Hospital Bay Area-St. Petersburg. Born in Houston, she came here in 1970 from Brooklyn, N.Y. She was a minister and a member of the Temple of Love and Healing. Survivors include a son, Victor, El Paso, Texas; and a grandson. David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • WEARS, MARGARET H., 81, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 30, 2001). Born in Amanda, Ohio, she came here in 1970 and lived here until 1998, when she moved to Crescent City. She recently moved back to St. Petersburg. She was a member of Suncoast Cathedral Assembly of God. Survivors include a son, Leonard, Kenneth City; two daughters, Joyce A. Peters, Lancaster, Ohio, and Kathleen Crabtree, Crescent City; two brothers, George Harmon, Augusta, Ga., and Emmet Harmon, Astor; a sister, Marie Sprang, Lancaster; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-McLeod Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • WILLIAMS, JAMES HARVEY, 56, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at Kindred Hospital Bay Area -- St. Petersburg. Born in Georgia, he came here in October 2000 from Atlanta, where he was an electrician for AT&T for 12 years. Survivors include two daughters, Africa Williams, Jacksonville, and Monique Williams, Decatur, Ga.; a brother, Clayton, St. Petersburg; and three grandchildren. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
    • WYLIE, MARY (COOPER) "MARLENE," 69, of St. Charles, Mo., a seasonal visitor to St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles. She was born in Moscow Mills, Mo., and has been a seasonal visitor for many years. She was a cafeteria worker for the St. Charles School District for 16 years. She was a member of Ladies Sodality of St. Peter Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Darrell L.; three daughters, Linda Rueckert, St. Petersburg, Brenda Rauh, Jacksonville, and Cheryl Wylie, St. Charles; two sons, Tom and Dan, both of St. Charles; a sister, Theresa Vogt, Colorado Springs, Colo.; three brothers, Marvin Cooper, Piedmont, Mo., Kenneth Cooper, St. Charles, and Gene Cooper, Ferguson, Mo.; five granddaughters; and two grandsons. Baue Funeral Home, St. Charles, Mo.

    South Pasadena

    • FLINT, BRADFORD B. JR., 90, of South Pasadena, formerly of St. Pete Beach, died Wednesday (June 27, 2001) at the Springs at Boca Ciega Bay. A native of Saranac Lake, N.Y., he lived in Lake George, N.Y., and Glens Falls, N.Y., before he moved to St. Pete Beach in 1979. He was a graduate of Williams College and Harvard Business School. He was a statistical analyst and worked in the market research field. He was a captain in the Army Air Corps and was a veteran of World War II. He was the founder and owner of Chartistics for 30 years. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Clara; four nephews; and three nieces. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Beach Chapel, St. Pete Beach.
    • JUNO, DOROTHY M., 81, of South Pasadena, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 29, 2001) at home under the care of hospice. She came here in 1979 from her native Auburn, N.Y., where she was co-owner of Juno's auto glass, retiring in 1979. She worked at Dillard's at Tyrone Mall in St. Petersburg from 1979 to 1997. Survivors include two daughters, Candace Juneau, South Pasadena, and Denise Stanisavljevich, Knoxville, Tenn.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.
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