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SUNCOAST OBITUARIES

Sunday, October 22, 2000

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

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  • ALLEN, ROSSIE JANE, 86, of Crystal River, died Saturday (Oct. 21, 2000) at the Life Care Center, Lecanto. She came here 55 years ago from her native Romeo, and was a homemaker and a member of the Lecanto Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Herbert, Citra; a brother, James Moore, Clarkson, Ky.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.
  • DUDEK, CECELIA FLORENCE, 93, of Beverly Hills, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at the Gentle Breeze Assisted Living Facility. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here 27 years ago from Long Island, N.Y. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Parish. Survivors include a son, Edward Mitskevich, Clearwater; and three grandchildren. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.
  • NYSWANER, DOROTHY L, 69, of Crystal River, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Seven Rivers Community Hospial, Crystal River. She came here 17 years ago from her native Washington, Pa., and was a retired waitress. She was Protestant. Survivors include two sons, Richard, Stafford, Pa., and Edward, Elysburg, Pa.; a daughter, Vicky Brooks, Brooksville; three brothers, David Johnson, Amarillo, Texas, William Johnson, Washington, Pa., and Charles Johnson, Canton, Ga.; three sisters, Emily Briggs and Lois Meyer, both of Washington, Pa., and Judy Lindsey, Three Rivers, Texas; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.
  • ZENCHAK, JOHN, 85, of Inverness, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Born in Hazelton, Pa., he came here 11 years ago from Dania. He was a master pipefitter with Exxon Oil Co. with 24 years of service. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of and former usher at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, and a member of the Exxon Retirement Club. Survivors include his wife, Sophie; a sister, Mary Brudish, Hazelton. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.
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  • DICK, ROBERT S., 74, of Brooksville, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Brooksville Regional Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Brooksville, and he attended the Spring Hill First Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include his wife, Geraldine; three sons, Kelvin, Tampa, Ronald, Brooksville, and Wayne Charles, Atlanta; a brother, James, Venice; two sisters, Maud, Brooksville, Myrtle Sistrunk, Melbourne; and two granddaughters. Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.
  • FERRARA, LOUIS A., 87, of Spring Hill, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill. Born in New York, he came here 18 years ago from Bronx, N.Y. He was a foreman for National Airlines and Pan Am World Airways in New York. He was a member of St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church, a fourth degree life member of the Knights of Columbus, Arch Bishop Hughes Assembly 0691, Bronx, and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 4841, Bronx. Survivors include his wife, Anna; a son, Philip, Spring Hill; a daughter, Carol Maynard, Charleston, S.C.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Wellwood/Grace Funeral Home and Cemetery, Hudson.
  • HAUPT, MATILDA M. "TILL," 88, of Litchford, N.C., formerly of Dunnellon, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Litchford Nursing Home, Raleigh, N.C. Born in Nanticoke, Pa., she moved to Dunnellon from Fort Lauderdale in 1983, and relocated to North Carolina in 1998. She was Catholic and a former member of Rainbow Lake Estates Ceramic Club. Survivors include a sister, Dorothy Purcell, Dublin, Ohio. Fero Funeral Home with Crematory, Dunnellon.
  • HELMBOLD, KENNETH W., 78, of Spring Hill, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at home. He came here 12 years ago from his native Oak Park, Ill., and he was a data processor for Worlds Finest Chocolate, Chicago. He was Lutheran, and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion Post 600, Chicago. Surviors include his wife, Marilyn; a son, William F., Chicago; a daughter, Lanora M., Chicago; a stepdaughter, Carol Maguire, Seattle; a sister, Evelyn Hettlinger, Spring Hill; and two grandchildren.
  • JANICKI, FELIX L., 78, of Spring Hill, formerly of Port Richey, died Tuesday (Oct. 17, 2000) at Brooksville Regional Hospital. Born in Lynn, Mass., he moved to Spring Hill from Port Richey in 1988. He was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, was an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the Polish American Club, Lynn. Survivors include a stepson, Jack Brady, Fort Lauderdale, a daughter, Karen, Gold Bar, Wash.; a brother, Frank, Massachusetts; two sisters, Stella Gardyna and Edna, both of Lynn; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson. Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory.
  • NAPOLITANO, AMERICO, 81, of Spring Hill, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Brooksville Health Care Center. Born in Italy, he came here 27 years ago from Portland, Maine. He was the owner/operator of a restaurant, and he was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Maria; four sons, Carmine and Richard, both of Hudson, Joe, New Port Richey, Guido, Spring Hill; a daughter, Teresa Ferraro, Spring Hill. Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.
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  • AMATO, ROSA LEE, 66, of Tampa, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at home. Born in Harlan, Ky., she came here from Hollywood in 1969. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Anthony A., Tampa; five sons, Clifford Cox, Zion, Ill., Bert Cox, Williamsburg, Ky., Walter Cox, Corbin, Ky., and Tony Jr. and Chris, both of Tampa; four daughters, Patricia Walters, Ruskin, Mary Freeman and Barbara Amato, both of St. Petersburg, and Stacie Waters, Tampa; five brothers, Dillard Middleton, Chipley, Harmon Middleton, Williamsburg, Ky., Ralph Middleton, Memphis, Tenn., Tommy Middleton, Brownsville, Tenn., and Roy Middleton, Stinnett, Ky.; five sisters, Lizzie Wilson, Dryden, Va., Jeanette Middleton, Gary, Ind., Sally Joshlin, Coldwater, Miss., Patsy Blanton, Stoney Fork, Ky., and Cloey Chamberland, Covington, Ky.; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.
  • CACCIATORE, FRANK A., 78, of Tampa, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at St. Joseph's Hospital. Born in Tampa, he lived here all his life. He was a plumber, a World War II Army veteran and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary C., Tampa; a daughter, Yvette McMullen, Tampa; a brother, Andrew, Tampa; and three grandchildren. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • DWYER, PATRICIA LYNN, 53, of Tampa, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at home. Born in Benton Harbor, Mich., she came here in 1979. She was a homemaker and was a member of Northeast United Methodist Church. Survivors include her brother, Everett W. Potter, Eau Claire, Mich.; and a sister, Beverly Juroff, Waverly Hall, Ga. Swilley Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • ERICKSON, JAMES L., 69, of Lutz, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at University Community Hospital. Born in Jamestown, N.Y., he came here from Dallas 10 years ago. He was an accountant for a cabinet company, was a veteran of the Air Force, and was a member of the Elks. Survivors include three sons, Daniel Fuller, Harrisburg, Pa., Patrick, Frankston, Texas, and Scott, Vista, Calif.; two daughters, Christine Hurley, Gastonia, N.C., and Jamee Erickson, Trinity, Texas; and seven grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes, Carrollwood Chapel, Tampa.
  • GUGGINO, FRANK M. JR, 55, of Tampa, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at St. Joseph's Hospital. Born in Tampa, he lived here all his life. He was a customer service representative for a finance company and was Catholic. Survivors include his mother, Isabela Guggino, Tampa; a sister, Anna Ygual, Tampa; a niece, Denise Cottrill, Brandon; a nephew, Stanley J. Fonte III, Tampa; and four grandnieces. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes and Cemeteries.
  • PERSALL, IVA MAE, 89, formerly of Tampa, died Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000). Survivors include two sons, Bill and Raymond; four daughters, Juanita, Eva, Marie and Faye; two sisters, Eally and Wilma; 28 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • SOLOMON, STANLEY B., 74, of Tampa, died Wednesday (Oct. 18, 2000) at home. Born in Bronx, N.Y., he came here from New York several years ago. He was a car salesman and a World War II veteran. He is survived by his daughter, Bonnie Sorbara, Port Chester, N.Y. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar.
  • STROMBACH. JERRY, 89, of New Port Richey, formerly of Tampa, died Wednesday (Oct. 11, 2000) at Richey Manor Nursing Home, New Port Richey. Born in Melnik, Czechoslovakia, he came to New Port Richey 30 years ago from Tampa and was a machinist for Goss Printing Press for 45 years. He was Catholic. There are no known survivors. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.
  • WEBSTER, YOLANDA S., 54, of Tampa, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at St. Joseph's Hospital. Born in Tampa, she lived here all her life. She was a retired seamstress for Nutmeg Mills and was Catholic. Survivors include three sons, Jimmy Webster, Jack Henriquez Jr. and Daniel Vickery, all of Tampa; a daughter, Janet Webster, Tampa; two brothers, Antonio and Gabriel Fuentes, both of Tampa; and four sisters, Josephine Fuertes, St. Petersburg, Mary Graham, Dayton, Ohio, Martha Pelaez and Sylvia Hester, both of Bell. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa. Pasco County
  • FEATHERSTONE, MARILYN C., 63, of Holiday, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at home. She came here one year ago from her native Milwaukee and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Holiday. Survivors include her husband, Michael; a son, Michael Jr., Milwaukee; three daughters, Brenda Zeugner, West Allis, Wis., Sheila, Milwaukee, and Laura, Fort Lauderdale; a brother, Larry Klibowitz, Milwaukee; and four grandchildren. National Cremation Society, New Port Richey.
  • HAMILTON, WILLIAM R., 77, of Holiday, died Saturday (Oct. 21, 2000) at Helen Ellis Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He came here 13 years ago from his native Terre Haute, Ind., and was a retired maintenance worker for the Indiana State Police. He was Methodist and a member of the Masonic Lodge 727 F&AM and the Zorah Shrine, both in Terre Haute. Survivors include his wife, Barbara L.; a son, Guy R. Jones, Holiday; a sister, Thelma Sparks, Terre Haute; four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Family Funeral Care, Tarpon Springs.
  • MENDEZ, MARY, 83, of Port Richey, died Wednesday (Oct. 18, 2000) at North Bay Medical Center. Born in Puerto Rico, she came here 18 years ago from Miami. She was a floor lady for A Zarraga & Sons, Elmwood Park, N.J. Survivors include her husband, Alfonzo; three sons, Peter, Miami, Louis, New Mexico, and Alfonzo Jr., St. Petersburg; two daughters, Mary L. Gunter, Miami, and Norma Schmocker, Elmwood Park; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Bell Funeral Home, Bayonet Point/Hudson.
  • PEERY, MARGUERITE M., 83, of Hudson, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. Born in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., she came here 20 years ago from New Haven, W.Va. She was a retired beauty shop proprietor, a Methodist and a member of the Elks-Aripeka Lodge 2520, VFW. Auxiliary Post 6100, Port Richey, American Legion Auxiliary Post 140, New Haven, the Moose Lodge 1747, New Port Richey and the Eagles 2171. Survivors include her husband, Henry. Prevatt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Hudson/Bayonet Point.
  • THAYER, RAYMOND A., 67, of Hudson, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. Born in Bristol, Conn., he came here 16 years ago from Southington, Conn. He was a retired foreman at Stanley Works Steel Division, Connecticut, and a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hudson. He was an honorary past member of the Friendship Lodge 33, AF&AM, Southington, a member of the Pulpit Rock Lodge, New Hampshire, the Scottish Rite Lodge and the Egypt Temple, both of Tampa. Survivors include his wife, Marge; a daughter, Charlane France, Hudson; a brother Allyn, Phoenix; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Hudson Avenue Chapel, Hudson.
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    Clearwater

    • HENRY, JANE, 86, of Clearwater, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at Countryside Health Care Center, Palm Harbor. She was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and came here in 1986 from Jackson, N.J. She was a homemaker and a member of Daughters of Scotia, Dunedin. She was Protestant. Survivors include a son, James R., Clearwater; a sister, Margaret Ireland, Oldsmar; two grandsons, Robert S. Henry, Palm Harbor, and James Henry, Clearwater; and two nephews. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
    • FLANDREAU, ALBERT H., 89, of Clearwater, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at home. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., and came here in 1975. He was a retired district manager for Suburban Propane, Clearwater. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Audrey; three sons, Donald Flandreau, Seattle, Alan Flandreau, Palm Harbor, and Jeffrey Miles, Stafford, Va.; three daughters, Joyce Hansell and Alice Beehner, both of Palm Harbor, and Pamela Miles, Tampa; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. National Cremation Center, Largo.

    Largo

    • ADAMS, CAROL JEAN, 65, of Largo, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at home. She came here in 1992 from her native Indianapolis. She worked in retail sales for Val-Pak. She was a member of Church of the Isles Congregational, Indian Rocks Beach. She was a volunteer for the Largo Police Department. Survivors include her husband, Robert; a son, Richard, Indianapolis; two daughters, Gwen Walker, Largo, and Shelby Peska, Spotsylvania, Va.; a brother, Robert Winter, Whitestown, Ind; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and 12 nieces and nephews. International Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.
    • CASSIDY, JOHN F., 85, of Largo, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at home. He came here in 1971 from his native Minneapolis. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Aloe Field Army Air Corps Band. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Helen M.; a son, James, Largo; a sister, Myrtle Pilgram, Columbus, Ind.; and three grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.
    • KOSTER, EMMA D., 84 , of Largo, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park. She was born in Chicago and came here in 1979 from Demotte, Ind. She was a homemaker and former co-owner of Dykema Hardware Store, Demotte. She was a member of Community Reformed Church of Clearwater and American Reformed Church, Demotte. She was a singer and a member of several women's groups at Community Reformed Church of Clearwater. Survivors include her husband of 13 years, Cornelius "Neal"; two stepgrandsons, Steve Koster, Kalamazoo, Mich., and Bill Koster, Portland, Ore.; a stepgranddaughter, Janna Vig, Lawton, Mich.; several nieces and nephews; and five step great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.
    • STELLRECHT, GLORIA R., 78, of Largo, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Largo Medical Center. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and came here in 1965 from Chicago. She was a member of the Infinite Way Study Center, Pinellas Park. She was a former member of the Suncoast Women's Club Historical Society, Largo, and participated in a literacy program. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara S. Simpson, Longwood. National Cremation Center, Largo.
    • STONE, DONALD LANE II, 88, of Largo, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Greencastle, Ind., and came here in 1975 from Upper Arlington, Ohio. He worked for 37 years as director of purchasing for Western Electric, Columbus, Ohio. He was a member of First Community Church, Grandview, Ohio. He was a member of the Masons, AT&T Pioneers Club, Oakhurst Country Club, Columbus, Ohio, Bardmoor Country Club, Largo, and Bayou Country Club, Seminole. He was a graduate of DePauw University, Greencastle, and a member of its alumni association. He was a varsity letterman in several sports. Survivors include his wife, Roberta Jane; two daughters, Roberta Lynne Kline, Miami, and Elizabeth Louise Fahrbach, Greenville, Ohio; two sons, Donald Lane III and Gregory Charles, both of Cincinnati; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

    Seminole

    • CHAMBERLAIN, ROBERT G., 65, of Seminole, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg. He was born in Presque Isle, Maine, and came here in 1993 from Winsted, Conn. He worked for 35 years as an elevator mechanic for General Elevator Corp. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Ann; two sons, Timothy, Pinellas Park, and William R., Torrington, Conn.; a brother, Alfred, Moriah, N.Y.; two sisters, Pauline Keis, Dewey, Ariz., and Lynn White, Canada; and three grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.
    • Bay Pines
    • BLAIR, FRANK B., 52, of Bay Pines, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. A native of Jersey City, N.J., he moved here recently. He was a resident at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was a plater in the aircraft industry and an Army veteran. He was Methodist. Survivors include his mother, Marion Blair; and a brother, Alfred J. Blair. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral Services, Largo.

    Pinellas Park

    • BRODSKY, FLORA M., 80, of Pinellas Park, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at home. She came here several years ago from her native Philadelphia. She was a homemaker. She was Jewish. Survivors include her husband, Louis; a son, Clifford Brodsky, California; a daughter, Janet Ward, Austin, Texas; a brother, David Morris, Los Angeles; a sister, Bertha Morelli, Philadelphia; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.
    • DAVIS, DARYL LEE, 46, of Pinellas Park, died Sunday (Oct. 15, 2000) at IHS of Pinellas Park. Born in Greenville, Ohio, he came here in 1990 from California. He was an artist and a painter. He was Baptist. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Barbara H. and Robert P. Masque, Pinellas Park; a brother, Dr. Stephen P., Texas; a sister, Susan Davis-Grimplin, St. Petersburg; and his father, Delbert Davis, Richmond, Ind. Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

    Redington Shores

    • MACK, FRANK J. SR., 82, of Redington Shores, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at Dolphins' View Nursing Home, South Pasadena. Born in Findlay, Ohio, he came here in 1983 from Ohio. He was a machinist for nearly 30 years for Dana Corp., where he ran the company fire department. He was Baptist. He was an Army veteran of World War II and received two Purple Hearts. He was a town commissioner of Redington Shores and was a member of the Surfside Beach Club, Redington Shores. Survivors include two sons, Frank J. Jr., Toledo, Ohio, and Clifford R., Redington Shores; a brother, Francis Mack, Metamora, Ohio; and six grandchildren. Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home & Cemetery, Seminole.

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  • Bay Pines
  • BLAIR, FRANK B., 52, of Bay Pines, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. A native of Jersey City, N.J., he moved here recently. He was a resident at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was a plater in the aircraft industry and an Army veteran. He was Methodist. Survivors include his mother, Marion Blair; and a brother, Alfred J. Blair. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral Services, Largo.
  • St. Petersburg

    • ARMON, NEAL JR., 61, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Bayfront Medical Center. He came here in 1955 from his native Marianna. He was a cement finisher for Mills and Jones Construction for 25 years and retired seven years ago from W.L. Cobbs Construction Co. He attended New Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; four sons, Alvin, Miami, Richard and Zachary, both of Clearwater, and Stephen Maloy, Largo; three daughters, Annette Neal, Clearwater, Gwendolyn Neal, Jonesboro, Ga., and Stephanie Maloy, Largo; four stepsons, Andre McGirt and Eugene McGirt, both of St. Petersburg, Kerry McGirt, Madison, and Mervin McGirt, Marietta, Ga.; a stepdaughter, Charlene Striggles, Smyrna, Ga.; three brothers, Perman, Largo, and Nathaniel and James A., both of St. Petersburg; two sisters, Piney Neal and Annie Mae Whitfield, both of St. Petersburg; 24 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Smith Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
    • DIXON, ROBERT LEE, 31, of Holiday, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at home. He came here in March from his native St. Petersburg. He was Christian. Survivors include his father, Robert Lee, Ormond Beach; his mother, Juanita L. Hawkins, Holiday; two brothers, Michael Charles, Ormond Beach, and Michael Lee, Holiday; a sister, Angela Rector, Springfield, Ill.; and his grandmother, Ofelia E. Dixon, Ormond Beach. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Bartelt Road Chapel, Holiday.
    • DYMEK, ENRICA MARIE, 69, of Bradenton, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at Vencor Hospital -- St. Petersburg. Born in Chester, Pa., she came here in 1988 from Roslyn, N.Y., and moved to Bradenton in 1998. She was a homemaker and was a member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church and the Silver Liners Club. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Stanley E.; two daughters, Deborah A. Houston, Sharpsburg, Ga., and Veronica J. Volpe, Tampa; a son, Stanley E. Jr., Greensboro, N.C.; two sisters, Dolores O'Donnell, Kemblesville, Pa., and Maria Granito, Atlanta; a brother, Albert Sorti, Wilmington, Del.; and two grandchildren. Brett Funeral Home & Cremation Services, St. Petersburg.
    • GAMMAGE, CORA LEE ABRAMS, 84, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) of natural causes at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg. She was born in Clearwater. She was a member of Prayer Tower Church of God in Christ. Survivors include a daughter, Allene Gammage; two sons, Stanley and Purcell; two sisters, Mather Lee Mills and Arlene Boyd; five brothers, Ernest James Harris, Willie Lee Harris, Robert Harris, and George R. Harris, all of St. Petersburg, and Richard Harris, Orlando; and 12 grandchildren. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
    • KILLEEN, MICHAEL JOSEPH "MICKEY," 63, of Lake Park, Ga., a seasonal resident of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000). He was born in Chicago. Survivors include two daughters, Kellye Hennesy, Douglas, Ga., and Alexis Killeen, Tallahassee; two sons, Brian, Lake Park, and Matthews J., St. Petersburg; two sisters, Kathy DeCenso, Phoenix, and Judy Hall, Lake Park; two grandchildren; and a companion, Amelia Maund, Lake Park. McLane Funeral Services, Valdosta, Ga.
    • NAGY, GERALDINE M. "GERI," of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Oct. 21, 2000) at St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg, after a long illness. She was a native of St. Petersburg. She owned and operated Geri's Beauty Salon since 1970. She was Christian. Survivors include her husband of 24 years, Bill; a son, Rene, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a daughter, Betsy, Tampa; and three grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes and Cremation Tribute Center-Bobbitt Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • NALL, MARY P., 74, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Oct. 17, 2000) at home. Born in Portland, Ore., she came here in 1999 from Elyria, Ohio, where she was a schoolteacher. Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Norman R.; and two sisters, Clare Davidson and Rose Ann Doldt, both of St. Petersburg. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 49th Street N Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • NICHOLS, BEVERLY D. APPEL, 67, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Oct. 18, 2000) at home after a battle with cancer. She came here in 1957 from her native Staten Island, N.Y. She was a homemaker and worked for the St. Petersburg YMCA. Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Vaughn A.; a son, Steven W. Appell, South Pasadena; a twin brother, William "Bill" Schmidt, Staten Island; a cousin, Robert "Rob" Hefftner, and a sister-in-law, Margaret Rocheleau, both of St. Petersburg; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral Services, Largo.
    • POWELL, JIM, 91, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Oct. 18, 2000) at Bayfront Medical Center. He came to St. Petersburg in 1985 from his native Cairo, Ga. He was a retired custodian at Riviera Elementary School and was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Katie Mae; a son, Melvin Powell, Miami; two daughters, Lillie Addison and Dorothy Powell, both of St. Petersburg; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
    • RUSSELL, JOHN RICHARD, 67, of Bell, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at North Florida Regional Medical Center. Born in Rockford, Ill., he came to St. Petersburg 11 years ago. He was a retired St. Petersburg firefighter of 25 years and a member of the Bell Volunteer Fire Department. He also was a 911 dispatcher for Gilchrist County. He was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; two daughters, Margaret Delorey and Patricia Morse, both of St. Petersburg; two brothers, William Russell, Gainesville, and Michael Russell, Arlington, Texas. Yates-Gooding Funeral Home, Trenton.
    • TALBOT, ALFRED E. SR., 68, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Braintree, Mass., and came here in 1992 from Sommerville, Mass. He retired as a machinist from General Dynamics, Quincy, Mass. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and was Catholic. Survivors include four sons, James W., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Alfred E. Jr., Plainville, Mass., Michael C., Plymouth, Mass., and Matthew, Yarmouth, Mass.; three daughters, Valerie LeMay, Lewiston, Maine, Christine Kemper, Bridgewater, Mass., and Sarabeth Talbot, Pennsylvania; a brother, George Talbot, Florida; a sister, Mary Wilmot, Polk City; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Brett Funeral Home & Cremation Services, St. Petersburg.

    Gulfport

    • NUGENESS, ANTHONY J., 83, of Gulfport, died Friday (Oct. 20, 2000) at home. Born in North Providence, R.I., he came here in 1956 from Pawtucket, R.I. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a cement finisher. He was a member of Albright United Methodist Church and a salesman for many years at Scotty's hardware store. Survivors include a son, James, Clearwater; a stepson, John E. Williams, Princeton, Ind.; a daughter, Donna Brooks, Baton Rouge, La.; a stepdaughter, Yvonne Davidson, St. Petersburg; a brother, James, Johnston, R.I.; a sister, Rose Savini, Gulfport; five grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 49th Street N Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • TODD, VIOLA BELL, 88, of Gulfport, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2000) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg. Born in Hillsboro, Ohio, she came here in 1957 from Zanesville, Ohio. She was an Avon representative in the Gulfport area for many years. She was Methodist. Survivors include a sister, Elsie Jonn Ellis, St. Petersburg; a brother, Charles T. McGuire, Supply, N.C.; and two grandsons, Todd Ansel and Tim Ansel, both of St. Petersburg. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home, Gulfport.
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