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SUNCOAST OBITUARIES

Tuesday, August 1, 2000

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

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

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  • COLE, DOLORES GREEN, 76, of Lecanto, died Friday (July 28, 2000). Born in Evansville, Ind., she came here 18 years ago from Satellite Beach. She received recognition from the state of Florida Human Rights committee for her work with the mentally retarded. She was a member of Trinity Community Church and a past state secretary for the Florida Association of Retarded Citizens. She was a founding member of the Satellite Beach Garden Club, a member of the Citrus County Central Florida Sugar Babies Doll Club, and was a porcelain doll artisan. Survivors include two sons, Chester V., Lecanto, and David B., Satellite Beach; a daughter, Dorothy Jean Cole, Lecanto; a sister, Muriel Corbett, Temperance, Mich.; and four grandsons. Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inverness.
  • HANSEN, GEORGE V., 85, of Floral City, died Thursday (July 27, 2000). He came here from his native Chicago and was an apartment rental manager. Survivors include four sons, Ralph, Fountain Valley, Calif., Robert and Raymond, both of St. Petersburg, and Frank, Floral City; two daughters, Judith Wayman, Gulfport, and Phyllis Fisher, Tampa; 20 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inverness.
  • LINGHAM, RUTH E., 99, of Inverness, died Saturday (July 29, 2000). Born in Winchester, Mass., she graduated from Hartford School of Nursing, Hartford, Conn. She worked as a registered nurse in various Seventh-Day Adventist medical institutions, retiring in 1968 from Madison Hospital, Madison, Tenn., where she was head nurse of the mild psychiatric unit. She came here after retirement and was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Inverness. Survivors include a sister, Alice L. Chesbro, Kittery, Maine; one nephew; and two nieces. Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inverness.
  • VOGT, VIRGINIA, 70, of Beverly Hills, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at home. Born in New York City, she came here 22 years ago from New Jersey. She was Catholic. Survivors include a brother, Robert Arthurs, Tampa; two nephews; and four nieces. Fero Funeral Home With Crematory, Beverly Hills.
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  • CARTER, THOMAS WALTER, 64, of Spring Hill, died Monday (July 31, 2000) at home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here four years ago from Farmingville, N.Y., and was a retired officer in the banking industry. He was Lutheran and a member of the Marine Corps League of Spring Hill Attachment (Honor Guard). Survivors include his wife, Gloria; two sons, Thomas Jr., Sound Beach, N.Y., and Michael, Gilboa, N.Y.; and one grandchild. Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.
  • MILMON, FLORENCE, 99, of Spring Hill, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at Brooksville Regional Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, she came here 11 years ago from Buford, Ga., and was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Elise Kelly, Spring Hill; two granddaughters; and one great-grandchild. National Cremation Society, Brooksville.
  • NETTNAY, LLOYD R., 66, of Brooksville, formerly of Dunnellon, died Wednesday (July 26, 2000) at Brooksville Regional Hospital. Born in Detroit, he came here two weeks ago from Dunnellon and was a retired surveyor for the Army. He was Protestant and an Army veteran. Survivors include four children; and a brother, Max, Attica, Mich. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.
  • PAULELO, SUSAN, 95, of Spring Hill, formerly of Palm Harbor, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she moved to Palm Harbor 16 years ago from Ozone Park, N.Y., and moved to Spring Hill six years ago. She was a gold leaf specialist for a Bible manufacturing company, with 35 years of service. She was Catholic. Survivors include two grandsons, Jerome Musial, Atlanta, and Thomas Musial, Pompano Beach; two granddaughters, Barbara Kugler, Glenmoore, Pa., and Melissa Palmer, Centerport, N.Y.; and six great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
  • ROBINSON, BEATRICE P., 69, of Brooksville, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Tampa General Hospital. Born in Holland, N.Y., she came here 34 years ago. She was a member of New Hope Assembly of God. Survivors include two sons, Patrick and Gary, both of Tampa; three daughters, Cynthia Derengowski, Rockledge, Kathy Tibbs, Brooksville, and Brenda Robinson, Tampa; a brother, William Neischel and a sister, Helen Nelson, both of Holland; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville.
  • THOMPSON, GLENN, 81, of Spring Hill, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at home. Born in Ashland, Ky., he came here 16 years ago from Russell Springs, Ky., and was a manager of a steel mill. He was Methodist and a member of High Point Golf Club. Survivors include two sons, Frederick, Middletown, Ohio, and Mark, Springboro, Ohio; two daughters, Jennifer Mitchell, Westchester, Ohio, and Lou Ann McDaniel, Meadville, Pa.; and seven grandchildren. Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.
  • WILKINS, CHARLES W., 85, of Spring Hill, formerly of Largo, died Tuesday (July 18, 2000). Born in Batesville, Ark., he came to Largo 26 years ago from Lake Orion, Mich., and moved to Spring Hill eight years ago. He worked for Michigan Bell Telephone Co. and was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include a son, Richard, Kingston, Mass.; a daughter, Cathy Blackwell, Oxford, Mich.; a sister, Virginia Gibson, Spring Hill; and two grandchildren. Bossardet Funeral Home, Oxford, Mich.
  • ZIELINSKI, EUGENE, 68, of Brooksville, died Sunday (July 30, 2000). Born in Poland, he came here two years ago from New York City, where he was a cab driver. He was Catholic. There are no known survivors. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.
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  • ABREUT, NECTOR C., 72, of Tampa, died Sunday (July 30, 2000). Born in Havana, he came here in 1967. Survivors include his wife, Dora; two sons, Nector G., Tampa, Eugenio, Brandon; two brothers, Ireneo, Miami, Rolando, Havana; and seven grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes and Cemeteries, Garden of Memories Chapel, Tampa.
  • ALLINDER, BETTY ANN, 69, of Tampa, died Saturday (July 29, 2000). Born in Owensboro, Ky., she came here in 1970 from Atlanta. She was a day care director and a member of Lake Carroll Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Craig, Lakeland, Charles S., Tampa, Tom, Tampa; a brother, Hugh Carrol Montgomery, Tampa; and two grandchildren. Gonzales Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • EHRHARDT, MARY C., 78, of Brandon, died Wednesday (July 26, 2000) at Beverly Health & Rehab Nursing Home. Born in Chicago, she came here in 1974 from Elkhorn, Wis. She owned and operated a Child Care Center and was Catholic. Survivors include two sons, William G., Lake Geneva, Wis., Dale R., Coats, N.C.; two daughters, Jackie Ericson, Brandon, Sally Sulivan, Palatine, Ill.; and eight grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Homes, Brandon.
  • GANTER, CHARLES JOSEPH, 68, of Valrico, died Saturday (July 29, 2000). Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he came here in 1978 from Hollywood, Fla. He was a staff accountant for Peoples Gas and was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Gloria; two daughters, Kathy Schetina and Kelly Wilson, both of Valrico; a sister, Mary Van Order, Petersburg, Va.; and three grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.
  • GARRISON, JOHN D., 87, of Valrico, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Palm Garden, Largo. Born in New Eagle, Pa., he came here in 1979 from Zanesville, Ohio. He was the owner of Garrison Shoe store and was affiliated with the Elks Lodge. He was Methodist. Survivors include his wife, Helen; a son, James, Largo; three sisters, Florence Hall, Zanesville, Pearl Ferguson, Temple Terrace, Martha Pickering, Thonotosassa; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.
  • GOLDENBERG, RUTH, 68, of Sun City Center, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at home under the care of LifePath Hospice. She was born in Hamburg, Germany, and was a retired bookkeeper. She was Jewish. Survivors include her husband Harry; two sons, Robert, South Hadley, Mass., Steven, West Springfield, Mass.; and three grandchildren. Lewers Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • HOPKINS, BRIAN, 76, of Tampa, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Town and Country Hospital. Born in Dallas, he came here in 1955 from Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a cemetery sales representative and was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Alice; three sons, Charles, Tampa, Artie, Sandwich, Mass., and Kenneth, Concord, Mass.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mark III Funeral Home, South Tampa Chapel, Tampa.
  • KINDT, RUSSELL KLINE, 82, of Ruskin, died Monday (July 24, 2000) at Sun Terrace Health Care. Born in Lebanon, Pa., he came here in 1955. He was a truck driver and was Baptist. survivors include two sons, Russell Kindt, Alabama, Thomas Kindt, Brooksville ; two daughters, Barbara Young, Temple Terrace, Alice Freeman, Ruskin; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • LIUCAS, WILLIAM J., 68, of Tampa, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at home. Born in Punta Gorda, he came here in 1970 from Jacksonville. He was a baker for Wonderbread Co. Survivors include his wife, Lillian; two sons, William J. III, Tampa, Timothy J. , Brandon; two daughters, Lillian V. Dunn, Jacksonville, Darlene Munce, Tampa; three brothers, John Lucas, Callahan, Alex Slaughter, Jacksonville, Lamar Slaughter, Middleburg; four sisters, Edna Slaughter, Jacksonville, Nettie Holmes, Melbourne, Diane Slaughter, Jacksonville Beach, Katherine Slaughter, Middleburg; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes, MacDill Avenue Chapel, Tampa.
  • MCKIVITZ, RICHARD J., 64, of Riverview, died Monday (July 31, 2000) at South Bay Hospital. Born in Pittsburgh, he came here in 1980. He was a self employed electrician and Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Paula; three sons, Joseph Richard Christian, Riverview, Christopher and Richard, both of Arizona; and two daughters, Jessie, Riverview, Sherry, Arizona. Hamilton Funeral Home, Riverview.
  • NOBLE, RICK, 67, of Lutz, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at home. Born in South Lebanon, Ohio, he came here in 1979 from Cincinnati. He was retired from Hercules Defense as a manufacturing manager after 15 years. He was a member of the Sperry/Hercules Retirees Alumni, a Boy Scout leader of Troop No. 803, a Korean War Navy veteran and a manager of Holiday Haven R.V. Park in Palm Harbor. Survivors include his wife, Jane; three sons, Tony, Lutz, John, Port Richey, and Mike, West Chester, Ohio; a daughter, Jill Roark, Corbin, Ky.; three brothers, Lester Noble, Lockland, Ohio, Paul Inabnitt, Troy, Mich., and John Inabnitt, Kentucky; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
  • RESCH, MARY, 76, of Plant City, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at home while under LifePath Hospice care. Born in Johnstown, Pa., she came here in 1988 from Warren, Mich. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Country Meadows Women's Club and St. Clement's Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Ed; a daughter, Nancy Hill, Safety Harbor; a son, Paul, Lafayette, Colo.; a brother, Andrew Andryco, Clarkston, Mich.; and two sisters, Josephine Pola K, Johnstown, Pa., and Helen Resch, Garden City, Mich. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
  • RINGLED, SAMUEL W. JR., 63, of Temple Terrace, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at his son's home while under LifePath Hospice care. Born in Perth Amboy, N.J., he came here in 1976 from Hobert, Ind., He was a truck driver for Hydraulic Machinery Inc. Survivors include his wife, Elsie; a son, Robert, Tampa; two daughters, Cindy Mainellis and Paula Hernstrom, both of Temple Terrace; a brother, Harold, New Jersey; six sisters, Marion Anderson, Eva Anthony, Florence Barber, and Vicky Vanderstine, all of New Jersey, Ida Meehan, New York, and Betty Gattuso, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home, Temple Terrace.
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  • BALINSKI, LOTTIE J., 88, of Port Richey, died Sunday (July 30, 2000). Born in New York City, she came here 21 years ago from Ridgewood, N.Y. She was a bookkeeper for Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. and a member of St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, Port Richey, and the Ladies Auxiliary Knights of Columbus Fr. Felix Ullrich Council 5869, Port Richey. Survivors include a sister, Stella Cox, West Islip, N.Y.; and several nephews and nieces. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.
  • BAKER, MARY T., 94, of Hudson, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Windsor Woods Nursing Home. She came here 25 years ago from her native Brooklyn, N.Y. She was a licensed practical nurse for Midwood Hospital, Brooklyn, and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and St. Micheal's Catholic Church. Survivors include a sister, Julia Thomas, New Port Richey, and several nephews and nieces. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, New Port Richey.
  • BENNETT, FRANCES EMILY, 78, of Zephyrhills, died Sunday (July 30, 2000). Born in Henniker, N.H., she was a seasonal resident here for the past 18 years and was a retired governess. She was a member of the First Congregational Church, Keene, N.H., a 60-year member of the Portia-Hendocon-Asteria 14 Order of Eastern Star and a member of the Mayflower Society of New Hampshire, the Young Couples, the Hillsborough, N.H., Historical Society, the Garden and Women's Club, Rochester, N.H., and the Garden Club, Zephyrhills. Survivors include her husband, Raymond; two sons, Frank William, Marlboro, Mass., and Raymond K. Jr. "Ken," Bedford, N.H., a sister, Elnior Vaillancourt, Hillsborough; a brother, George Parmenter, Holiday; and one grandchild. Hodges Family Funeral Home, Dade City.
  • BOONE, DARREL K., 90, of Greenwood, Ind., formerly of Holiday, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Regency Place. Born in Terre Haute, Ind., he lived in Holiday for 27 years. He retired as district sales manager for J.I. Case, Moline, Ill., with 31 years of service, and was a member of the Climax-Prairie Lodge 59 F&AM, Climax, Mich. Survivors include his wife, Jane Dakin; a daughter, Patricia Wonning, Indianapolis; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. G.H. Herrmann Funeral Home, Greenwood, Ind.
  • BROSCHMANN, JOACHIM A. "JOE," 74, of Port Richey, died Sunday (July 30, 2000). Born in Wilsdruff, Germany, he came here 13 years ago from Plainview, N.Y. He was a supervisor for Kowlsman Instruments Company and a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church, Port Richey. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Aripeka B.P.O. Elks Lodge 2520, the Navy Seabee Veterans of America, and the Island X6, Spring Hill. Survivors include his wife, Pearl; a son, Paul, Seaford, N.Y.; a daughter, Jo-Lyn Mugno, Clearwater; and four grandchildren. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.
  • CARPENTER, BARBARA, 75, of Wesley Chapel, died Friday (July 28, 2000) in Zephyrhills. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, she came here in 1944 from Chicago. She was a homemaker and was Episcopalian. Survivors include two sons, Michael Cole, Wesley Chapel, Christopher McVay, Dahlongea, Ga.; a daughter, Lisa Martin, Glasgow, Scotland; and two grandchildren. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon.
  • CROCKER, BERNICE CLARA, 81, of New Port Richey, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. Born in Lisbon, Wis., she came here nine years ago from Potosi, Mo., and was a homemaker. She was Baptist. Survivors include a son, Milton Boltz "Mick," New Port Richey; a daughter, Betty Sawyer, Elfers; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Congress Street Chapel, New Port Richey.
  • EDIGHOFFER, EARL A., 81, of Holiday, died Saturday (July 29, 2000). Born in New York, he came here 15 years ago from Framingham, Mass. He was a production manager for Panametrics, Waltham, Mass., and a member of the Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Club. Survivors include a son, James R., Alliance, Ohio; a daughter, Ann E. Zarechian, Dracut, Mass.; a brother, Harold, Newport News, Va; a sister, Dorothy Schlicher, Dunedin; four grandchildren; and two grandchildren. Dignified Funeral Alternatives, Holiday.
  • GORMLEY, JOAN C., 65, of Zephyrhills, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Heartland of Zephyrhills. Born in Newark, N.J., she came here three years ago from Elizabeth, N.J., and was a homemaker. She was Catholic. Survivors include three sons, James Van Orden, Port Reading, N.J., Michael Van Orden, Elizabeth, and William Van Orden, Zephyrhills; two daughters, Deborah A. Yankin, Zephyrhills, and Kelly M. Van Orden, Elizabeth; a sister, Mary Ann Reidy, Brick, N.J.; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Kelly Memorial Funeral Home, Zephyrhills.
  • GREZ, ELMER JAY, 73, of New Port Richey, died Monday (July 31, 2000) at the Arbors of Tampa. He came here 30 years ago from his native Chicago and was a decorator for Playboy International. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include a son, J.C., Bloomingdale, Ill.; three daughters, Lynn Vandernaul, Knoxville, Tenn, Melissa Corlett, La Grange, Ill., and Alison Clemens, Illinois; a brother, Louis, New Port Richey; a sister, Betty Schalk, Galena, Ill.; and three grandchildren. Morgan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Port Richey.
  • HARRIS, RAY S., 91, of Bayonet Point, died Sunday (July 30, 2000). He came here 19 years ago from his native West Haven, Conn., and was a treasurer for Connecticut Light and Power. He was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Spring Hill, and an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Helene. Bell Funeral Home, Hudson.
  • HINES, JOSEPH A., 75, of New Port Richey, died Thursday (July 27, 2000) at Harborside Healthcare-Palm Harbor. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here 19 years ago from Queens, N.Y., and was a police officer with the New York City Police Department, with 26 years of service. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War and a member of the Blue Knights Retired Policemen, St. Petersburg, and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars 10167. Survivors include his wife, Gerda W.; a son, Joseph W., New York City; four daughters, Joanne Lessing, Janice Wilson, and Patricia, all of New York City, and Charlotte Sinlord, Long Beach, N.Y.; a sister, Florence Allatin, Holiday; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Bartelt Road Chapel, Holiday.
  • HOYLE, LEE NATHAN, 66, of Zephyrhills, formerly of Brooksville, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at home. Born in Tuscaloosa, Ala., he came here five years ago from Brooksville where he owned and operated Quality Drywall Service. He was a member of Grace Tabernacle Church, Brooksville. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Mickey, Calhoun, Ga., and Dennis, Brooksville; a daughter, Darlene Butler, Brooksville; his mother, Bessie Hoyle, Zephyrhills; three brothers, Ernest, Carl, and Jimmy, all of Zephyrhills; five sisters, Burdine Wheatley and Rachel Cupp, both of Birmingham, Ala., Lois Smith, Atlanta, and Louise Williams and Mary Murphy, both of Zephyrhills; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Oakley Funeral Homes, Dade City.
  • MAYES, CAROL M., 59, of Hudson, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at home. Born in Dryden, N.Y., she came here 20 years ago from Greene, N.Y., and was the deputy clerk of court, 6th Judicial District. She was Catholic. Survivors include a son, Christopher Carr, Niceville; two daughters, Coreylynn Burns, Holiday, and Holly Carr, Hudson; three brothers, Charles, Phoenix, Ronald, Brandon, and Douglas, California; and four grandchildren. Family Funeral Care, Hudson.
  • MORRIS, EMORY WILLIAM, 71, of Zephyrhills, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at East Pasco Medical Center, Zephyrhills. Born in Elkins, W.Va., he came here three years ago from Whitesboro, N.Y., and was a dispatcher for the New York City Police Department. He was Methodist, an Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of the Zephyrhills Elks Club. Survivors include his wife, Alyce Hynes-Morris; a son, William, Whitesboro; two daughters, Jennifer Merante, Camillus, N.Y., and Cheryl Radomski, Yorkville, N.Y.; a brother, Robert, Tulsa, Okla.; a sister, Jean Musgrove, Sanford; and three grandchildren. Whitfield Funeral Home, Zephyrhills.
  • NOBLE, RICK, 67, of Lutz, formerly of Tarpon Springs, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at home. Born in South Lebanon, Ohio, he came to Florida 21 years ago from Cincinnati. He retired as manufacturing manager for Hercules Defense (a.k.a. Sperry) after 15 years of service and was a manager of the Holiday Haven R.V. Park, Palm Harbor. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and member of the Sperry/Hercules Retirees Alumni and a Boy Scout leader of Troup 803. Survivors include his wife, Jane; three sons, Tony, Lutz, John, Port Richey, and Mike, West Chester, Ohio; a daughter, Jill Roark, Corbin, Ky.; three brothers, Lester, Lockland, Ohio, Paul Inabnitt, Troy, Mich., and Paul Inabnitt, Kentucky; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
  • PITNER, HENRY M. "HANK," 63, of New Port Richey, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at North Bay Medical Center, New Port Richey. Born in Chicago, he came here 10 years ago from Minnesota. He was a hairdresser and a Marine Corps veteran. Survivors include two sons, Sean, Chicago, and Jeffery, Elwood, Ill.; and a brother, Roy W., Cary, Ill. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Congress Street Chapel, New Port Richey.
  • PURNELL, MARY KATHLYN, 83, of Port Richey, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. Born in Johnstown, Pa., she came here nine years ago from Venice. She was Episcopalian and a graduate of Penn State University. Survivors include two sons, Richard, New Port Richey, and George, Santa Cruz, Calif.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, New Port Richey.
  • ST. PETER, ROBERT HAROLD, 81, of Zephyrhills, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at East Pasco Medical Center, Zephyrhills. Born in Bangor, Maine, he came here 10 years ago from Old Town, Maine, and was a lineman for Bangor Hydro Electric Company. He was a member of St.Joseph Catholic Church and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Old Town, the American Legion, Orono, Maine, and was past master of the Grange, Eddington, Maine. Survivors include his wife, Irene; seven stepsons, Charles Barker, Jacksonville, N.C., Al and Richard Saucier, both of Waterbury, Conn., Robert Saucier, Watertown, Conn., Roger Saucier, Bristol, Conn., John Saucier, Southington, Conn., and Paul Boutin Jr., Old Town; six stepdaughters, Rachel Saucier, Oakville, Conn., Sandra Pischke, Old Town, LuAnne Biskupiak, Jewett City, Conn., Sharon Dupuis, West Old Town, Maine, Ann Marie Gaudet, Hudson, Maine, and Pauline Ouellette, Bangor; 25 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Whitfield Funeral Home, Zephyrhills.
  • SCOUTEN, MARY ROSE, 91, of Holiday, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. Born in Woodward, Okla., she came here 20 years ago from Snover, Mich., and was a homemaker. She was Methodist. Survivors include a son, John Leonard Phillips, Watertown, Mich.; two daughters, Roberta J. Phillips Moyer, Holiday, and Shirley M. Phillips Fletcher, Melvin, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Bartelt Road Chapel, Holiday.
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    Clearwater

    • BRAULT, JOSEPH A., 79, of Clearwater, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Mease Dunedin Hospital. He was born in Lake Linden, Mich., and came here in 1985 from Roseville, Mich. He worked as a welder for Cadillac Motor Division and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Light of Christ Catholic Church and the VFW, both in Clearwater. There are no known survivors. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
    • BRUCH, ALICE B., 89, of Clearwater, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. She was born in Johnsonville, Pa., and came here in 1980 from Wind Gap, Pa. She retired as a restaurant waitress and was a member of Community Reformed Church of Clearwater. Survivors include a brother, George Weidman, and a sister, Ethel Mack, both of Bangor, Pa. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
    • JONES, DAISY L., 57, of Clearwater, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. She came here in 1947 from her native Tampa and was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Clearwater. Survivors include three sons, Willard Jones and Terry Mack, both of Clearwater, and Derrick Jones Rhodes, Nashville, Tenn.; three daughters, Charlene Jones-Green and Avis Jones, both of Clearwater, and Sonya Jones, Largo; two brothers, Willard L. Jones, Clearwater, and Harold Johnson, Tampa; 19 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Young's Funeral Home, Clearwater.
    • OURS, CLEM W., 78, of Clearwater, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at Mease Dunedin Hospital. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and came here from Ohio. He was a steel worker. There are no known survivors. Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • RUCKER, ERRIS, 91, of Circleville, Ohio, formerly of Clearwater, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at Berger Hospital, Ohio. He was born in Hitchins, Ky., and came here in 1973 from Waverly, Ohio. He was a coal miner in West Virginia and owned and operated a service station in Oceana, W.Va., before moving to Waverly, where he owned a Western Auto Store. Survivors include his wife, Minerva A.; a brother, Bill, Van Lear, Ky.; a sister, Naomi Williams, Kettering, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, Ohio.
    • RUDDEN, MARGARET MARIE, 93, of Clearwater, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Beverly Health Care, Largo. She was born in Washington, D.C., and came here in 1994 from Virginia. She retired after 30 years as a federal government telephone operator in Washington. She was Catholic. Survivors include a son, Matthew, Pinellas Park; a granddaughter, Theresa Rudden, Largo; and several nieces and nephews. National Cremation Society, Largo.
    • TROISI, DIANE M., 38, of Clearwater, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at home. She was born in Philadelphia and came here in 1974 from New Jersey. She worked for Pinellas County and was Catholic. Survivors include her parents, Mary and Daniel J. Troisi, two sisters, Karen Trockels and Denise Olsen, and a brother, Robert A Troisi, all of Clearwater. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral Service, Largo.
    • WHITE, GENEVIEVE F., 76, of Clearwater, died Tuesday (July 25, 2000) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. She was born in London, W.Va., and came here about 20 years ago from Texas. She was a homemaker and Baptist. Survivors include her husband, James U.; a son, James L., Austin, Texas; two brothers, Ray Underwood, South Charleston, W.Va., and Roy Underwood, Tampa; a sister, Ann Garbett, St. Albans, W.Va.; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. American Burial and Cremation, Palm Harbor.
    • YOUNG, LOVIE RILENE"RONNI," 48, of Clearwater, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at home. She came here in 1984 from her native Columbus, Ohio. She was a homemaker and a member of Countryside Christian Center. Survivors include her husband, Edward; two daughters, Amanda Hemphill, Clearwater, and Katrina Pathous, Mount Ephriam, N.J.; her mother, Lovie Epling, Clearwater; a brother, Riley Moore, Rayanna, Ohio; two sisters, Linda Upierrez, Clearwater, and Jo Ann Campbell, Dunedin; and nine grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Fort Harrison Chapel, Clearwater.

    Crystal Beach

    • HUTCHINSON, EUPORA S. "BOBBIE," 93, of Holiday, formerly of Crystal Beach, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. She came to Crystal Beach in 1988 from her native Kentwood, La., where she owned and operated a business for more than 23 years and in 1991 she moved to Sunshine State Christian Home, Holiday. She was Baptist and attended North Bay Community Church, Clearwater. Survivors include a daughter, Antoinette Morrow, Palm Harbor; a brother, a sister; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.

    Dunedin

    • CORDOSI, PHILIP L., 88 of Jamestown, N.Y., formerly of Dunedin, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) in a Jamestown hospital. He was born in Steubenville, Ohio, and lived in Dunedin for 20 years. He worked locally at Parker Research, Dunedin, and before that he worked at Jamestown Metal Corp. and owned and operated the Witch Kitch Inn, Sinclairville, N.Y., and Stravato's Grill, Jamestown. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, the Moose, Elks and Eagles Lodges, all of Jamestown, and Memorial American Legion Post 1285, Lakewood, N.Y. Survivors include a son, Anthony E., Jamestown; three daughters, Margaret "Dolly" Bernhardt, Dunedin, Elizabeth "Betty" Neubauer, Ocala, and Rose Marie Wilder, Jamestown; two brothers, Joseph and Anthony, both of Jamestown; two sisters, Helen Vacanti, Buffalo, N.Y., and Josephine Raffa, Jamestown; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Lind Funeral Home, Jamestown, N.Y.
    • ENZMANN, MARNEE B., 41, of Dunedin, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at home. She was born in Minneapolis and came here in 1979 from Ohio. She worked in restaurant food preparation and was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church of Dunedin. Survivors include her parents, Muriel and Donald K. Enzmann, Palm Harbor; two brothers, Mark, Roswell, Ga., and Dan, Savannah, Ga.; a sister, Dee Enzmann, Portland, Ore.; two aunts and two uncles; and several nephews and nieces. Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

    Largo

    • JONES, LYNN M. JR. "SONNY," 61, of Largo, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Largo Medical Center. He was born in Philadelphia, came to Ormond Beach in 1949 from Long Beach, N.J., and moved here in 1987. He retired as a chef and last worked for Freedom Square, Seminole. He was a Marine veteran and served at the Bay of Pigs. He was Lutheran. He graduated from Daytona Beach Community College. Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Tonie; a stepson, Reagin Warren, Monroe, Mich.; a stepdaughter, Leslie Stegall, Suwanee, Ga.; two grandchildren, Christina and Nicole Clement, both of St. Petersburg; and two step-grandchildren, Samantha Warren and Chelsea Naterschadt, both of Suwanee. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • ROGERS, DOROTHY M., 80, of Largo, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at home. She came here in 1961 from her native Toronto. She was a registered nurse and retired from Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. She was a member of Kirk of Dunedin Church and a life member of Clearwater Lawn Bowls Club. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Russell M.; two sons, Peter T. and Paul R., both of Little Rock, Ark.; a daughter, Judith Otten, St. Louis; a brother, Lloyd Houlden, Toronto; and three grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • SORCEK, ALICE H., 88, of Largo, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at home. She was born in Glen Ellyn, Ill., and came here in 1989 from Illinois. She was Lutheran. There are no known survivors. National Cremation Society, Largo.

    Oldsmar

    • GARDNER, FRANCES RUTH, 74, of Oldsmar, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. She was born in Camargo, Ill., and came here in 1984 from Medinah, Ill. She was a home economics teacher and worked for Kraft Foods and the Keebler Baking Co. She graduated from Eastern Illinois College, Charleston, Ill., and earned a master's degree at Fort Collins A&M University, Fort Collins, Colo. She was a member of Heritage United Methodist Church at Countryside and the church's Crafters Club, Clearwater, and an arts and crafts instructor at Gullaire Village, Oldsmar. Survivors include her husband of 33 years, Benny C.; and a sister, Marigen Emde, Tumwater, Wash. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
    • TOBIN, THOMAS, 89, of Oldsmar, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. He was born in Ireland and came here in 1972 from Youngstown, Ohio, where he retired as a combustion engineer for Titanium Company. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Community United Methodist Church of Oldsmar, DAV Chapter 103, Dunedin, American Legion Post 238, Safety Harbor, and Moose Lodge 1030 and Elks Lodge 1525, both of Clearwater. Survivors include his wife, Peggy; a son, Thomas, Mobile, Ala.; three daughters, Virginia Porter, Lakeland, Pat Davis, Hartsville, S.C., and Betty Ginter, Springfield, Mass., a stepson, Chris Miller, Tarpon Springs; two stepdaughters, Carol Deestrada, Oldsmar, and Gail Mackie, Pinellas Park; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; six step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar.

    Palm Harbor

    • KRAUS, IDA G., 95, of Palm Harbor, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at home. She was born in Russia and came here in 1972 from Brooklyn, N.Y., where she worked as a secretary in the movie and automobile industires for several years. She was a member of Temple Beth-El, ORT and B'nai Brith. Survivors include a daughter, Babette A. Husick, Palm Harbor; three grandsons, two great-grandsons and a great-granddaughter. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Beth David Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • OEHM, ELMER R., 85, of Palm Harbor, died Wednesday (July 26, 2000) at Arbors at Bayonet Point, Hudson. He was born in Union City, N.J., and came here in 1977 from Ridgefield, N.J. He worked for Consolidated Film Co., Ft. Lee, N.J. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II and served with the 13th Trooper Carrier Squadron. He graduated from Blair Academy, Blairstown, N.J. Survivors include a sister, Dorothy Tuggle, Oldsmar; and several nieces and nephews. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Hudson Avenue Hudson.
    • WESTBURY, FREDERICK G. "GLEN," 86, of Palm Harbor, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at home. He was born in Detroit and came here in 1977 from Greenville, S.C. He worked as an accountant for Heat Treating. He was Protestant and a member of the Elks Lodge, Royal Oak, Mich. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Violet; three sons, James, Huntington Woods, Mich., Richard, Ann Arbor, Mich., and Robert, Troy, Mich.; and nine grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.

    Seminole

    • COOK, MYRTLE B., 87, of Seminole, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Freedom Square Nursing Center, Seminole. She was born in Princeton, W.Va., and came here in 1955 from Washington, D.C. She was a retired school teacher and earned her master's degree from Philippine University. She was Episcopalian. Survivors include a son, Frederick B., and two grandchildren, Heather and Trevor Cook. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.
    • GERNHARDT, JENNIE, 91, of Seminole, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at home. She was born in Montreal and came here in 1979 from Maryland. She retired as a book binder and worked for Trade Bindery, New York City. She was Jewish. Survivors include two sons, Robert, Seminole, and William, Brooklyn, N.Y.; a brother, William Schreiber, Montreal; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Seminole.
    • KARMAN, RITA, 66, of Seminole, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here last month from West New York, N.J. She was a school teacher and guidance counselor and a writer and artist. She was Jewish. Survivors include a brother, Charles Karman, Seminole; and several nieces and nephews. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral Service, Largo.

    Tarpon Springs

    • HARDING, EMERALD B., 70, of Tarpon Springs, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Integrated Health Services of Tarpon Springs. She was a lifelong resident and graduated in 1949 from Tarpon Springs High School. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Tarpon Springs. Survivors include her husband of 41 years, LaRell; two sons, Jim, Odessa, and Spanos, Tarpon Springs; a brother, Diamond Diamandis, and two grandchildren, Vassilios and Athena Harding, all of Tarpon Springs. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.
    • HURLEY, RUTH HILDRETH, 92, of Tarpon Springs, died Wednesday (July 26, 2000) at the home of a daughter in Raymond, N.H. She was born in North Adams, Mass., and came here in 1973 from Rhode Island. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Richard L., Tarpon Springs; two daughters, Lolita H. Hemmings, Pawtucket, R.I., and Julia H. Crowley, Raymond; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Quincy, Mass.
    • KIKTA, ALEXANDER JOSEPH, infant son of Evelyn and Timothy Kikta, of Tarpon Springs, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg. Beside his parents, survivors include his maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Marilyn and Joe Hnot, Clearwater, his maternal grandfather, Joe Carver, Dimmitt, Texas; his paternal grandparents, Janyce and Kenneth Kikta, Tarpon Springs; his maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Dawson, Dunedin; and his paternal great-grandmother, Frances Hobkirk, Naples, Fla. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.
    • NOBLE, RICK, 67, of Lutz, formerly of Tarpon Springs, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at home. He was born in South Lebanon, Ohio, and came here in 1979 from Cincinnati. He retired after 15 years as a manufacturing manager for Hercules Defense (formerly Sperry Rand), and was a manager of Holiday Haven RV Park, Palm Harbor. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a Boy Scout leader of Troop 803 and a member of the Sperry/Hercules Retirees Alumni. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Jane; three sons, Tony, Lutz, John, Port Richey, and Mike, West Chester, Ohio; a daughter, Jill Roark, Corbin, Ky.; three brothers, Lester Noble, Lackland, Ohio, Paul Inabnitt, Troy, Mich., and John Inabnitt of Kentucky; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.

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    Pinellas Park

    • MATHIS, ADA LEE, 88, of Pinellas Park and Alabama, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Hospice House Woodside of natural causes. She was born in Jefferson, Ga., and moved to Florida more than 40 years ago. She was a seamstress. Survivors include a son, Harrison Jr., Columbia, Ala.; a daughter, Sandy Rex, Tampa; two sisters, Mary Storey, Statesboro, Ga., and Anell Ownsby, Jefferson; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Tampa.

    St. Petersburg

    • COHEA, HAROLD R., 81, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at home. Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he came here in 1977 from Rockville, Md. He was a Washington, D.C., police officer and became the programs director for the Smithsonian Institution, where he served for 30 years. He was a member of St. James United Methodist Church, St. Petersburg. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and Korea. Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Nancy F.; three daughters, Barbara Youngson, Mechanicsville, Md., Helen Ann Cox, Waldorf, Md., and Terri Lindblad, White Hall, Ark.; two stepsons, Mark Santilli, St. Petersburg, and Thomas Santilli, Gainesville; three brothers, Melvin, Mesa, Ariz., David, Tuscon, Ariz., and Kent, Los Angeles; a sister, Barbara Alvord, Des Moines, Iowa; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home & Cremation Services, St. Petersburg.
    • GACOVINO, VITO J., 73, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here in 1970 from Long Island, N.Y., where he owned Gacovino and Son Service Station. He was the head plant operator for 23 years at Norwood Elementary School, St. Petersburg. He was a member of Transfiguration Catholic Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6827, St. Petersburg. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Mary A.; a son, Vincent J., St. Petersburg; a daughter, Rosemarie Viola, Lehigh Acres; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home and Cremation Services, St. Petersburg.
    • GOOTEE, MERLE WESLEY JR., 66, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (July 24, 2000) at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Va. He was a St. Petersburg native. He was a retired machinist and a Navy veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was a member of Cradock Presbyterian Church and was the current president of the Cradock Lions Club, both in Cradock, Va. Survivors include his wife, Estelle Ray Simpson Gootee; a daughter, Brenda L. Gootee, Chesapeake, Va.; two sons, Merle III, Hot Springs, Ark., and Miguel, Chesapeake; four sisters, Doris Ray, Merle Butler and Pearl Inman, all of St. Petersburg, and Carol Brennan, Pinellas Park; and a granddaughter. Cremation Society of Virginia, Chesapeake, Va.
    • IMHOF, ELVEZIA NATIVA BONTADINA, 87, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 30, 2000). Born in Luzern, Switzerland, she came here in 1983 from Pasadena, Calif. She was a member of the Suncoast Swiss Club, the Rutgers Club and the Book Club. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three sons, Flaviano Imhof-Wiget, Ponto Valentino, Switzerland, John Imhof, Port Washington, N.Y., and Ralph Imhof, San Diego; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • LINHART, HILDA LAURETTA, 94, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (July 27, 2000) at Bon Secours-Maria Manor, St. Petersburg. She came here in 1968 from her native Canton, Ohio. She was a homemaker and a member of Canton Baptist Church. Survivors include a granddaughter , Janet Caldwell, Massillon, Ohio; a stepdaughter, Jean Bradshaw, Canton, Ohio; a great-granddaughter; several stepgreat-grandchildren; and several stepnieces and stepnephews. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Bobbitt Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • McDONALD, HARVEY J., 61, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute. Born in Ceres, Pa., he came here in 1982 from Salamanca, N.Y. He was a gas and oil well driller and a Navy veteran. He was Methodist and a member of the Eagles, St. Petersburg. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Sandy; two daughters, Cindy Reese, Williston, and Susan Friesen, Belleview; a brother, Thomas, Bell; two sisters, Cindy Swift and Shirley Hart, both of Salamanca; and five grandchildren. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 49th Street N Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • McKINNEY, GEORGE BRETT, 77, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Bayfront Medical Center. A Pittsburgh native, he came here in December from Vermont and was a seasonal resident for many years. He was retired and an Army veteran of World War II who received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Martha C.; two sons, Michael and Peter; two daughters, Jane and Susan; two stepsons, Liam and Neil; a stepdaughter, Ann; and several grandchildren. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral Service, Largo.
    • ROGERS, KYLIE ERIN, infant daughter of Alan B. and Charlene M. Rogers, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at All Children's Hospital. Other survivors include a sister, Jenna Knox, and her maternal grandmother, Patricia Turner, both of St. Petersburg; her maternal grandfather, Ralph Turner, Winter Haven; and her paternal grandparents, Alfred and Janet Rogers, St. Petersburg. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 49th Street N Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • SMITH, IDA ALBERTA, 89, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (July 28, 2000) at Bon Secours-Maria Manor. Born in Camden, N.J., she came here in 1973 from Myrtle Beach, S.C., where she retired as a clerk with the Air Force. She was Protestant. Survivors include a son, Robert C. Jr., Columbia, S.C.; one sister, Emley M. Henter, St. Petersburg; a grandson, Aaron Smith, Bradenton; and several nephews. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • SWARTZMILLER, NAOMI E., 99, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (July 29, 2000) at Firelands Hospital, Sandusky, Ohio. She was born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, and moved to St. Petersburg from Sandusky. A 1917 graduate of Bettsville (Ohio) High School, she retired as the first postmaster of Bettsville. She was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church, St. Petersburg, and was a past state president of the Rebekah Lodge, Ohio. Survivors include two sons, Burniel, Burlington, N.C., and Dale, St. Petersburg; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Turner-Engle Funeral Homes, Bettsville, Ohio.
    • WORKS, WILLIE JR., 76, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 30, 2000) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital after a long illness. Born in Fitzpatrick, Ala., he came here in 1957 from Birmingham, Ala. He worked for the city of St. Petersburg for more than 20 years before retiring. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the American Legion. He was Baptist and a member of New Bethel AME Church, Fitzpatrick. Survivors include his wife, Rose Lee; two daughters, Willarjean Works and Diane Works, and two sons, Robert Works and Larry Bush, all of St. Petersburg; two brothers, Amos, St. Petersburg, and Henry, Brooklyn, N.Y.; two sisters, Cozette, and Jermie Works, both of Fitzpatrick; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
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