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SUNCOAST OBITUARIES

Monday, November 6, 2000

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

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North Pinellas | South Pinellas

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  • DICKINSON, CLINTON, 82, of Beverly Hills, died Thursday (Nov. 2, 2000) in Bushnell. Born inNew Haven, Conn., he came here 19 years ago from West Haven, Conn., and he was a liquor store owner. He was Catholic, an Army veteran of World War II, and a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge. Survivors include two daughters, Norma McNulty, Killingworth, Conn., and Katherine Shellenberger, Levittown, Pa.; and 12 grandchildren. Fero Funeral Home with Crematory, Beverly Hills.
  • RODRIGUEZ, EMILIO, 87, of Beverly Hills, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) in Lecanto. Born in Puerto Rico, he came here 21 years ago from New York, and he worked in the hotel industry. He was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Beverly Hills. Survivors include his wife, Cecilia Rodriguez. Fero Funeral Home with Crematory, Beverly Hills.
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  • CARVER, CHRISTINE R., 66, of Brooksville, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at Spring Hill Regional Hospital. Born in Hope Mills, N.C., she came here six years ago from Pompano Beach. She was a quality control supervisor in the electronics industry, and she was Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Earl; a son, David Hill, Shady Hills; a daughter, Teresa Benton, Brooksville; a sister, Janet Tilley, Hope Mills; and four grandchildren. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel.
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  • ANZULEWICZ THERESA H. "TERRI," 72, of Valrico, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at Vencor Hospital. Born in Lackawanna, N.Y., she came here in 1973 from Hamburg, N.Y. She was a homemaker and was Catholic. Survivors include her husband, Stanley; two sons, Stanley W., Brandon, and Gary M., Tampa; a daughter, Judith Seltrecht, Valrico; two brothers, Martin Rozwood, Seffner, and Stanley Rozwood, Lackawanna; two sisters, Helen Smolen, North Tonawanda, N.Y., and Sophie Brakow, Beverly Hills; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.
  • CIMINO, BERNARD JUSTEN SR., 76, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at St. Joseph's Hospital. He lived in Tampa all his life. He was a past president of the Hillsborough County Pharmaceutical Association, past president of the Florida Pharmacy Association, past member of the College of Pharmacy council of advisers at the University of Florida, and a member of the board of directors at Central Bank of Tampa. He was also a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Elvia; a son, Bernard J., Tampa; two daughters Linda Prado and Sylvia Cimino, both of Tampa; two brothers, Richard, Brandon, and David, St. Petersburg; a sister, Catherine Marinez, Clearwater; and five grandchildren. Marsicano-B. Marion Reed-Stowers Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • GRAY, RONNIE LEE SR, 60, of Seffner, died Thursday (Oct. 26, 2000) at home. Born in Comer, Ga., he came here from Lakeland 40 years ago. He was a mason in construction. Survivors include two sons, Ronnie L. Jr., Plant City, and Robert, Valrico; a daughter, Rhonda McGuire, Riverview; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Serenity Meadows Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Riverview.
  • GREEN, GERALD E., 75, of Sun City Center, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at South Bay Hospital. Born in Bedford, Ind., he came here from Indianapolis 15 years ago. He was a retired postal clerk, a World War II Navy veteran, and Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Mary J.; two sons, Dale E., Bedford, and Gerald W., Westfield, Ind.; and a brother, Carl, Sun City Center. Zipperer's Agape Mortuary & Crematory, Ruskin.
  • GROOVER, ROBERT F., 74, of Brandon, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at home. Born in Savannah,Ga., he came here 36 years ago. He was a district sales manager for Norfolk Southern Railroad, a Navy veteran, a deacon, outreach director, and member of First Baptist Church, Brandon, and a past president of the Traffic Club. Survivors include his wife, Bertie V.; two sons, Robert F. Jr., Tucson, Ariz., and Joseph Mikell, Malvern, Ark.; three daughters, Nancy Fogle, Brandon, Dotti Zegota, Tampa, and Amy Wilber, Valrico; and 10 grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.
  • JENKINS, JOSEPH RICHARD, 63, of Seffner, died Wednesday (Nov. 1, 2000) at home. He was a lifelong resident of Florida. He worked in sales and was Pentecostal. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • KLEINHANZL, NED, 55, of Lutz, died Thursday (Nov. 2, 2000) at home. Born in Canton, Ohio, he came here in 1997 from Lakeland. He was a human resources manager for Omega Systems, Tampa, and a member of Spirit of Life Metropolitan Community Church. Survivors include his companion, Edward Lewis; two sons, Jefre and Kevin, Phoenix; two brothers, Fred, Chapin, S.C., and Dennis, Canton. Mark III Funeral Home, South Tampa Chapel, Tampa.
  • KELLY, A. HOWARD, 73, of Gulfport, Miss., died Wednesday (Nov. 1, 2000) at home. He was born in Tampa. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Buffalo Avenue Baptist Church. He is survived by his brother, William Sr., Tampa. Swilley Funeral Home, Tampa.
  • LUKE, VERNON M., 89, of Tampa, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at Lakeshore Villas. Born in Crown Point, Ind., he came here in 1979. He was a general manager for the Farm Bureau Co-op, Indiana, a World War II Army veteran, a member of the Kiwanis, the American Legion in Crown Point, and Top of the World Men's Golf Association. He was also a Meals on Wheels volunteer. Survivors include his wife, Lillie; a son, Martin John, Lutz; two brothers, Wilbur and Edward, both of Crown Point; two sisters, Lenore Hinrichs, Indiana, and Annabelle Luke, Crown Point.; and a grandchild. Rhodes Funeral Directors, Clearwater.
  • MOBLEY, ETHEL MAY, 79, of Riverview, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at Brandon Hospital. Born in Ruskin, she was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a homemaker and a member of Simmons Loop Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Wesley; a son, Wesley Wayne, Apollo Beach; a daughter, Linda Carol Peterson, Riverview; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Serenity Meadows Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Riverview.
  • RUSSELL, ROBERT W., 84, of Tampa, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000). Born in Toledo, Ohio, he came here in 1960 from Minnesota. He was an electrical technician and was Protestant. Survivors include a brother, Bon A. Russell, Avon Lake, Ohio; a niece; and a nephew. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes, MacDill Ave., Chapel, Tampa.
  • SISSON, JANE C. "MIMI," 82, of Valrico, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000). Born in North Adams, Mass., she came here in 1984 from Bradenton. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Seffner and a retired secretary for the Manatee County School Board. Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Bunce Vinson, Valrico; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Tampa.
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  • AMIDON, WAYNE F., 82, of New Port Richey, died Sunday (Oct. 29, 2000) at Bayonet Point Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Herscher, Ill., he came here 20 years ago from Fort Pierce. He was a self-employed accountant, and he was Methodist. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the BPOE, New Port Richey. Survivors include his wife, June; two sons, Douglas, New Port Richey, Geoffrey, Marshville, N.C.; and two grandsons. Family Funeral Care, Hudson.
  • DALY, MARGARET TAYLOR, 86, of Palm Harbor, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. Born in Philadelphia, she came here six months ago from Sea Isle City, N.J., and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church, New Port Richey, and a member of the Eastern Star Chapter, Sea Isle City. Survivors include a son, Robert H. Jr., Dunedin; and four grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.
  • DICKERSON, DOROTHY A., 46, of Dade City, died Thursday (Nov. 2, 2000) at Pasco Regional Medical Center. Born in Annapolis, Md., she came here 23 years ago from Jasper, and she was a homemaker. She attended the Lake Pasadena Baptist Church, Dade City. Survivors include her husband, Jerry; three sons, Dennis, Eric, and Dustin, all of Dade City; her mother, Susan Miller, Live Oak; four brothers, Harvey, George, Paul, and Frankie Thompson; two sisters, Sissy and Anita. Kelly Memorial Funeral Home, Zephyrhills.
  • MORPUS, CONSTANCE LOU, 60, of Port Richey, died Thursday (Nov. 2, 2000) at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. Born in Uniontown, Pa., she came here six years ago from Chesterfield, Mich. She was a homemaker and Presbyterian. Survivors include her husband, Thomas; two sons, Danny Allan, Smiths Creek, Mich., and Bruce Allan, Eastport, Mich.; two daughters, Laura Randolph, Clinton Township, Mich., and Cheri Rauchfleish, Eastport; seven stepchildren; five grandchildren; and 11 stepgrandchildren. Kelly Memorial Funeral Home, Zephyrhills.
  • REILLY, JUNE B., 90, of Port Richey, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. Born in Ludlow, Ill., she came here 27 years ago from Riverdale, Ill. She was a registered nurse and Roman Catholic. Survivors include two brothers, Robert Griswold, Streator, Ill., and Glen Griswold, Wichita Falls, Texas; and a sister, Joanne Hansen, Austin, Texas. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, New Port Richey.
  • SHRONK, DOROTHY MELLET, 88, of Margate, N.J., and New Port Richey, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at her Margate home. Born in Melrose, Mass., she came here 25 years ago. She was a teacher, a counselor, a girls dean, and she ran the Canterbury Hall Hotel/Motel, Longport, Mass. She was a lifetime member and held many offices in the American Association of University Women. She was a founding member of the West Pasco Florida Branch of the A.A.U.W. and a member of the NEA, the NJEA, and the Margate Community Church. She was an Atlantic County literacy volunteer, Massachusetts, and a head start volunteer in Florida. Survivors include a foster daughter, Mary Anne Stuppy, Gap, Pa.; three brothers, Earle Mellet, Dunedin, Harry Mellet, Inverness, and William Mellet, Longport, N.J.; and three grandchildren. Jeffries & Keates Funeral Home, Northfield, N.J.
  • SIMMONS, BILLY RAY, 60, of New Port Richey, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at home. Born in Crestview, he came here 15 years ago from Tampa. He was a heavy equipment operator for Overstreet Construction, St. Petersburg, and a Southern Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Karen Scully; four sons, Vincent and Paul, both of Tampa, Keith, Brandon, Steven, Alton, Mo.; a daughter, Kimberly Kitchens, Zephyrhills, two brothers, Jeff C., Tampa, and Ezra N., New Port Richey; a sister, Doris Law, Seffner; and seven grandchildren. Family Funeral Care, Hudson.
  • SMITH, ROSA J., 73, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) in Wheatfield, Ind. Born in Norwich, Ohio, she came here 23 years ago from Portage, Ind., and was a homemaker. She was Presbyterian. Survivors include two sons, Stephen B. and Bernard A., both of New Port Richey; a daughter, Linda Darlene Baker, Wheatfield; four sisters, Linda Grey, Florence George, and Jackie Fracker, all of Zanesville, Ohio, and Katherine Everly, Cape Cod, Mass.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.
  • THEIL, CORA E., 94, of Holiday, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at home. Born in Philadelphia, she came here 29 years ago from Pennsylvania, and she was a homemaker. Survivors include a sister, Mildred Lodek, Holiday. Trinity Memorial Holiday Chapel, Holiday.
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  • ADAMS, LAWRENCE R., 88, of Clearwater, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at Mease Dunedin Hospital. He came here in 1947 from his native Berry, Ala. He was a retired plasterer. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Central Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Jewel P.; and a nephew, John E. Naper, Georgia. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
  • JACQUES, ALEXANDER, 54, of Clearwater, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. He was born in Haiti and came here in 1985 from Albuquerque, N.M. He was a physician's assistant and worked 10 years for Pinellas County Corrections. Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Viviene; and a daughter, Karen Jacques, Largo. National Cremation Society, Largo.
  • Dunedin

    • DAVIS, SAMUEL AGNEW JR., 76, of Toms River, N.J., formerly of Dunedin, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at Community Medical Center, Toms River. He was born in Bainbridge, Ga., and lived most of his life in Dunedin before moving to Toms River six years ago. He owned Sam Davis Contracting Co. in Dunedin for 35 years and owned and operated Davis Pit Co. in Dunedin from the early 1950s until he retired in 1983. He was a World War II Navy veteran and served in the 71st Seabee Division. He was a founding member of the Dunedin Elks Club. He was a 32nd-degree Mason and member of the Scottish Rite, Dunedin, and the Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa. Survivors include his wife, Alice M. Gause Davis; two sons, Samuel A. III, and Gale L., both of Toms River; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Anderson and Campbell Funeral Homes, Toms River, N.J.

    Largo

    • HEGEDUS, GEZA, 72, of Largo, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at Largo Medical Center. He was born in Hungary and came here in 1998 from Long Island, N.Y., where he worked as a plumber for the union in New York City. Survivors include two daughters, Maria Keskeny, Gulfport, and Elizabeth Grossman, Largo; three sisters, Julie Sarmany, Maria Ivan and Elizabeth Peller, all of Hungary; five grandchildren, Robert Keskeny and Christopher Keskeny, both of Gulfport, Melissa Grossman, David Grossman and Jason Grossman, all of Largo. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home, Seminole.
    • JACKSON, JEANETTE E., 79, of Largo, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. She was born in Danville, Ill., and came here in 1978 from Kankakee, Ill. She was an interior decorator and worked for Home Appliance Furniture, Kankakee. She was Catholic. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Jackson, Largo, and Barbara Curwick, Seminole; a sister, Shirley Wadley, Bradley, Ill; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
    • SCHILLER, EVELYN C., 89, of Largo, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at home. She was born in Kearny, N.J., and came here in 1998 from Irvington, N.J. She worked as a secretary for Balantine Brewery, Newark, N.J. Survivors include a son, Alan K., Largo; five grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.

    Oldsmar

    • SMITH, MARION, 76, of Oldsmar, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. She was born in Waukegan, Ill., and came here in 1980 from Marcellus, N.Y. She was a homemaker and a member of All Saints Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Louis; four daughters, Julieanne Smart and Joan Alden, both of New York, Mary Ellen Kelly, Delaware, and Mary Jo Fick, Missouri; two sons, Kenneth, the Netherlands, and Michael, New Hampshire; a sister, Helen Walker, Illinois; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.

    Palm Harbor

    • DALY, MARGARET TAYLOR, 86, of Palm Harbor, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. She was born in Philadelphia and came here six months ago from New Port Richey, where she had lived 18 years. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church, New Port Richey, and Order of the Eastern Star, Sea Isle City Chapter, New Jersey. Survivors include a son, Robert H. Jr., Dunedin; and four grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.

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  • HAUG, ADA F., 92, of Bethlehem, Pa., formerly of Pinellas Park, died Sunday (Oct. 29, 2000) at Country Meadows Nursing Center. She was born in Easton, Pa. and was a supervisor at Dixie Cup Co. for 28 years. She was Methodist. She enjoyed hunting, shuffleboard, dancing and crocheting. Survivors include a sister, Emilie Carr, Palmer, Pa. Weber Funeral Home, Allentown, Pa.
  • TANTON, GENEVIEVE MARIE, 75, of Pinellas Park, died Sunday (Nov. 5, 2000) at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park. Born in Sandusky, Mich., she came here in 1977 from Port Huron, Mich. She was a hair stylist at Gen's Hair Care Shop, Clearwater. She was a member of Highpoint United Methodist Church. She was an avid golfer and bowler. Survivors include her husband, Arthur; two sons, David Griffith and Robert Griffith, both of Seminole; a stepson, Wayne Tanton, Leesburg; three daughters, Barbara Minnie and Jan Kubek, both of Seminole, and Judy Denson, Largo; two stepdaughters, Fern Williamson, Dekerville, Mich., and Arlene LaSalle, Ormond Beach; two brothers, Wayne Nichol and Harlam Nichol, both of Dekerville; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.
  • St. Pete Beach

    • SKLAR, SIGMUND "SIG," 90, of St. Pete Beach, died Sunday (Oct. 29, 2000) at Tyrone Medical Inn. He came here in 1958 from his native Scranton, Pa. He was a supervisor and buyer for a drug store for more than 50 years. He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Lakewood Country Club, VFW of St. Petersburg, Paralyzed Veterans Organization, American Pharmacists, Florida Pharmacists Association and the Pinellas County Pharmacists Association. Survivors include two nephews, Robert Sklar, Newark, Del., Rudy Moser, St. Pete Beach; and three nieces, Mary Ann Farishon, Moscow, Pa., Brenda Moser, St. Pete Beach and Tisch Robinson, St. Petersburg. Brett Funeral Home & Cremation Services, St. Petersburg.

    St. Petersburg

    • AKEL, JOSEPH, 63, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Nov. 2, 2000) at Bayfront Medical Center. He was born in Detroit and retired from E-Systems. Survivors include his wife, Sandra; two sons, Elias J. and Steven; a brother, George; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. William Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, Royal Oak, Mich.
    • BATCOCK, CHESTER A. JR., 77, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born in Haverstraw, N.Y., he came here in 1968 from Bergenfield, N.J. He was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 23 years and was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers, Brandon 1477. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Caroline; three sons, Chester A. III, St. Petersburg, Donald E., Wesley Chapel, and Robert W., St. Petersburg; a sister, Virginia Reardon, Carson City, Nev.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • BROWN, ALLAN E. JR., 44, of Verona, Wis., formerly of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Oct. 29, 2000) at home under hospice care. He was born in St. Petersburg and graduated from Seminole High School, St. Petersburg Junior College and the University of Florida and received his master of theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He served as assistant pastor at Chapel by the Sea, Clearwater Beach, was chaplain at Horizon Hospital, St. Petersburg, was chaplain at HCA Hospital in Dallas, was associate pastor of counseling at Capitoland Christian Center in Madison, Wis., and recently closed his Christian counseling service, Shepherd Christian Counseling, in Madison. Survivors include his wife, Laura; two sons, Jesse A. and Justin C.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allan E. Sr., North Redington Beach; a brother, Scott, Houston; a sister, Anne Wagner, Seminole; a niece; and five nephews. Cress Funeral Service, Madison, Wis.
    • CONLEY, AUDREY L., 97, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Oct. 30, 2000) at home. Born in Hazard, Ky., she came here in 1972 from Detroit. She was a U.S. government auditor. She was Protestant. Survivors include two daughters, Audrey J. Gochmonosky, St. Petersburg, and Joan Brandt, South Pasadena; three grandsons, Mark Brandt, Armada, Mich., Joseph Gochmonosky, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Ronald Gochmonosky; a granddaughter, Janice Whiting, Newport, N.H.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • DELAND, RAYMOND J. "JACK," 85, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Oct. 21, 2000) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital, South Pasadena. Born in Providence, R.I., he came here in 1963 from Miami. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II, attaining the rank of sergeant. He was district manager for independent Life and Accident Co. in Miami and St. Petersburg, retiring after 35 years of service. He was a member of the Treasure Island Yacht and Tennis Club. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie; a daughter, Denise Feiber, Gainesville; and a sister, Jane Gilbert, Houston. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home, Gulfport.
    • DOWD, ROSEMARY P., 82, of Orlando, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at Manor Care Nursing and Rehab Center, Winter Park. Born in Cambridge, Mass., she lived here from 1957 to 1992, when she moved to Orlando. She was a retired librarian for the city of St. Petersburg. She was Roman Catholic. Survivors include a daughter, Jacqueline H. Dowd, Orlando; three sisters, Margaret Curran, Alaska, Dorothy Callahan, St. Pete Beach, and Elizabeth Connolly, Boston. Carey Hand Cox-Parker Funeral Home, Winter Park.
    • DUNLOP, HELEN GOVE, 92, St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Nov. 2, 2000) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here in 1958 from Queens, N.Y. She was a secretary. Survivors include a niece, Jeanne Roden, Ridge Manor; and a nephew, Arthur Gove, Whispering Pines, N.C. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.
    • GRIMSLEY, STEVEN LEE "STEVE", 41, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at Northside Hospital of an apparent drug overdose. He came here in 1985 from his native Kingsport, Tenn. He was a health care specialist. He was a veteran, avid fisherman and a hunter. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Dorothy and James Miller, St. Petersburg; father and stepmother, Glenn and Joanne Grimsley, Fall Branch, Tenn.; three sons, Steven T. and Phillip S., both of Kingsport, and Matthew J., Gainesville; a daughter, Amanda Jo Schanahill, Albany, Ga.; two sisters, Patty D. Grimsley and Terry J. Breon, both of St. Petersburg; two brothers, Gregory A., St. Augustine, and Jamie S. Miller, St. Petersburg; and three grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes and Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • HARRIS, FANNIE MAE ELIZA, 72, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000). She came here in 1956 from Waycross, Ga. She was a retired domestic worker of 20 years and was a member of Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, where she served as a deaconess. She also served on the church's Wellness Committee and was a previous advisor of the WIA and a member of the Senior Mission. Survivors include three daughters, Betty Harris, Cynthia Harris and Regina Robinson, all of St. Petersburg; a brother, the Rev. Robert N. Eliza Jr., Albany, Ga.; and two grandsons, Terry Jr. Morris and Marquis Morris, both of St. Petersburg. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
    • JOHNSON, RITA, 74, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at home. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., she came here in 1970 from Onondaga County, N.Y. She was a nursing supervisor for 22 years at the Masonic Home in St. Petersburg. She was a member of St. Jude Cathedral. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Abel P. Sr.; three sons, Abel Jr., Largo, Daniel, Treasure Island, and Edward, St. Petersburg; five daughters, Gloria Yenny, Nedrow, N.Y., Jeanine Zinsmeyer, North Syracuse, N.Y., Ilene Marshall, Pendleton, Ind., Patricia Gearsbeck, Hastings, N.Y., and Lanette Olmstead, Gulfport; two sisters, Mary Jane Forkhamer, Brewerton, N.Y., and Helen Gill Forkhamer, Anchorage, Alaska; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Memorial Park Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • KILBURN, ERNEST E., 96, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Oct. 31, 2000) at Edward White Hospital. Born in Woonsocket, R.I., he came here in 1960 from Norwich, Conn. He was a foreman for General Motors. Survivors include two nieces, Joan Patenaude, Palm City, Carol Murphy, Southport, N.C.; and a nephew, Richard Deshefy, Sebastian; David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • PERCUDANI, DAVID JOSEPH JR., 71, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at home. He came here from his native Chicago in 1990. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was a retired manager of a bowling center. Locally, he was a member of St. Raphael's Catholic Church and the American Legion. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Antoinette; four sons, David A., Chicago Heights, Ill., Theodore A., Bridgeview, Ill., Mark W., Bloomingdale, Ill., and Micheal L., Glendale Heights, Ill.; two daughters, Mary Kay DeChene, Pinellas Park, and Cathy Ann Weglarz, St. Petersburg; and 13 grandchildren. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.
    • SAVAGE, ALBERT A. "BERT," 75, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Nov. 3, 2000) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. He came here in 1982 from his native London. He was the owner of a dry-cleaning business and a member of the British-Floridian Club. He was a veteran of the British navy during World War II. He was a member of American Legion Post 273, Madeira Beach. Survivors include, his wife of 28 years, Norah A.; a stepson, Peter J. Bridgman, and a stepdaughter, Karen A. Edwards, both of Hertfordshire, England; two brothers, David, Oxford, England, and Stanley, North Hampton, England; three sisters, Maise Townsend, Essex, England, Margaret Hughes, Middlesex, England, and Rosemary Smith; and six grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Beach Chapel, St. Pete Beach.
    • SCHADEI, HANS G., 76, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Nov. 4, 2000) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Born in Danzig, he came to Florida in 1981 from New York. He served in the German army during World War II and moved to New York in 1951, where he served in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of lieutenant. He was a dairy manager for 30 years in a New York supermarket. He was a member of Church of the Transfiguration Catholic Church, St. Petersburg. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Margit. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 49th Street N Chapel, St. Petersburg.
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