KOHLER, Alexander P. 81, of Largo, died Monday, March 13, 2002 at Largo Medical Center. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he moved to the Largo area in 1935 from Long Island, New York. He worked as an engineer with Fairchild Camera & Instrument for 45 years upon retirement. He was an Army World War II Veteran, a member of Suncoast Wood Carvers and an avid bowler. He is survived by his son, Alan Kohle r of Fayetteville, New York; four daughters, Judith Dunlop of Plant City, Lynn Johnstone of Watertown, New York, Mary Kohler Weiss of Rich Field Springs, New York, and Catherine Larrabee of Yorkville, New York; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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LUKE, Elinor W., 90, of Plant City, passed away March 18, 2002. Survivors include her son, Charles Luke and wife, Kathleen of Plant City; two grandchildren, Carrie Doyle and husband, Scott of Denver, Colo. and Christopher Luke and wife, Meribeth of Plant City; two great-grandchildren, Brandon and Mackenzie Luke. A native of Big Rapids, Mich., she came to the Tampa area in 1994 from Grand Rapids , Mich. Mrs. Luke was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and a homemaker. Funeral services will be held Friday, 2:00 p.m. at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.
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McBRIDE, Patrick W., 75, of Winchester, Va., died March 19, 2002. Survived by wife, Shirley; three daughters; and six grandchildren. Omps Funeral Home, Winchester, Va.
MITCHELL, Sadie F., age 89, of Tampa, passed away March 19, 2002. A native of Rockingham County, N.C. and a resident of Tampa for the past 10 years, Mrs. Mitchell was a member of Westshore Christian Church. Survivors include her beloved daughter, Molly Butler; grandchildren, Charles H. Butler, Rev. Robert Eugene Butler, Carolyn Rogers and Becky Speer; brother, Cleo Freeman; sisters, Ruth Hicks and Lizzie Alley; step-sons, Russell and Stedman Mitchell; step-daughter, Betty Lee Harris; and eight great- grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the chapel of Gonzalez Funeral Home with interment to follow Tuesday, March 26 at 2 p.m. at Eden Church Cemetery, Madison, N.C. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Westshore Christian Church or First Baptist Church of Port Tampa. The family will receive friends Friday afternoon from 5-7 p.m. at the chapel of
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MOORMAN, Laverne R., 88, and long-term resident of Tampa, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2002. Mrs. Moorman was born in Friendship, Texas, the oldest child of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jefferson Rush. Her brothers, Winston, Harrell, William Rush and her sister, Zinita Lay preceded her in death. She is survived by her children, Edwin, Jr., and his wife, Pam, Michael and his wife, Elaine and Virginia and her husband, Jim; sister, Celia White; grandchildren, Bridget, Dejah, Elizabeth, Karen, Melissa; and many nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren. Laverne attended nursing training at the Angelina County School of Nursing in 1930, graduating as a registered nurse in 1933. When she graduated, she was underage to receive a nursing certificate and had to be granted a waiver to serve as a nurse. S he worked in various capacities as a nurse for 53 years including many years at Memorial Hospital in Tampa from which she retired in 1986. She was honored in 1983 by the staff of Memorial Hospital in Tampa with a special celebration on Davis Islands for her 50th year in nursing. She was married to the late Edwin M. Moorman. She traveled extensively during her life, both with her husband who was in the U.S. Air Force and later. During her travels, she lived overseas in Morocco, England and Spain and visited many of the countries in Europe, the Middle East and East Asia. She was a painter of some note whose watercolors are cherished pictures of sea scenes in Florida. She had many friends and colleagues throughout the world, especially in the nursing profession. Of special note was her friend Betty Wick who provided support and care in the last years of her life. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Blount Curry and Roel Funeral Home, MacDill Avenue Chapel, 605 S. MacDill Avenue. A funeral service will be held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 10:00 a.m., Friday. Interment will occur in the family plot at a later date in Groveton, Texas.
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MUNTON, Catherine `Peg` Bell, 102, passed away March 20, 2002. A native of Troy, N.Y., she was born July 30, 1899. `Grandma Munton` was a beloved family matriarch who lived life to the fullest even after `retiring` to Tampa at age 101. She was blessed with a life of more joy than sorrow, more good health than sickness. As a child she traveled with her parents by horse and carriage, and as a gre at-grandmother she traveled by jet airplane. An accomplished seamstress and gardener, she particularly enjoyed family outings and corresponding with friends and relatives in her later years. She is survived by her son, Warren John Munton and his wife, Pamela, of Ocala; grand- daughters Peggy Tyre, Tracey Shadday and Penny Carnathan, all of Tampa; grandsons Branson Munton of Bartow, Jay Munton of M aryland, and David Munton of Tennessee; nephews Roy Hughes, Frank Fuller and Nelson Fuller; niece Sandra Baboian; nieces and other relatives whose loving aid allowed her to remain independent in Troy, including Norma Claydon, Jean and Bill Temple, Carol Miller, Diane Donlon and Carolyn Vallone; and 11 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, with visitation at 10 a.m., at Glass Funeral Home, 6718 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa, followed by a gathering at the home of Peggy Tyre.
MURPHY, Benjamin B., 25, of Tampa, died Thursday, March 14, 2002 at home. A Tampa native, he graduated from Plant High School in 1994. He went on to attend USF in Tampa and Weber State in Ogden, Utah. He attended Tampa Unity Church, where he sang in the choir. He is survived by parents, Carol Murphy of Tampa and Thomas Murphy of Tampa; and a grandmother, Joyce Kuhlman of Tampa. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday March 26, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tampa Unity Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Tampa Unity Youth Group, 3302 W. Horatio St, Tampa, FL 33609.
PALAVEDA, Mary Helen,78, of Tampa, died Monday March 18, 2002 in Tampa. Survivors include her husband, Patrick F. Paleveda, Sr.; two sons, Patrick F. Paleveda, Jr., and his wife Judith of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Matthew A. Paleveda of Tampa; four daughters, Helen L. Wehle and her husband Joseph of Odessa, Fla., Jean M. Shaw and her husband Steven of Lewisville, Texas, Katherine S. Tomas and her h usband Omar of Tampa, and Robin M. Merkel and her husband George of Tampa; ten grandchildren, Christopher, Brian and Joanne Paleveda, Peter, Elizabeth and Amy Wehle, Adam Shaw, Ian Tomas, Patrick and Daniel Merkel; and four great-grandchildren, Hannah, Christopher, Jr., Henry and Miles Paleveda. Mrs. Paleveda came to Tampa 56 years ago from her native Chattanooga, Tenn. She was a member of Christ The King Catholic Church where she served as a Eucharistic minister. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2002 at Christ The King Catholic Church with Fr. Joseph F. Doyle S.J., as celebrant. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday (today) at the funeral home, where a Rosary service will be said at 6 p.m. Flowers will be gratefully accepted or those who wish may contribute to Jesuit High School Scholarship Endowment in her memory.
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PFEIFFER, Charles Raphael, of Tampa, died Thursday, March 14, 2002. Born January 3, 1948 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he was the son of the late, Clarence and Anna Pfeiffer. He went to college at University of Wisconsin and high school at St. Joseph High School in Kenosha. Surviving are his sister, Peggy Norman of Fanning Springs, Fla.; his brother, David Burke of Kenosha; his son and daughter, Cole and Anna Pfeiffer; and his granddaughters, Shianne and Shayla Ray. He came to Tampa in 1972. He was a musician, an artist, a carpenter and a painter by trade. He was greatly loved by family and friends. A Memorial Service to be held at Calvary Temple of Temple Terrace Church, 8610 Temple Terrace Hwy, at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22.
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RIVERO, Elise Augusta Scharf, passed into the arms of the Lord on March 15, 2002. She was born Nov. 8, 1907 in Washington D.C. Elise is preceded in death by her husband, Horace A. Rivero; and is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ralph and Julie Peckham and her grand- daughter, Laura Peckham Dolan. Elise was a lover of cats, a poet, and a legal and church secretary. Elise possessed a keen intellect and clever sense of humor. Elise's wish is that each of us extend a hand to and spend time with those who are lonely or in need, and that we read, share and enjoy the written word. Elise is a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. A memorial service will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, at St. Mark's Church, 13335 Casey Road, Carrollwood, Tampa. Mark III Funeral Home (813) 885-5088
STEWART, Naomi Hardin, 69, of Thonotosassa, passed to Heaven Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at home. She is survived by her children, Randal of Lakeland, Anthony of Plant City and Renee of Thonotosassa; a brother, Gilbert Hardin of Floral City; a sister, Geraldine Duff of Thonotosassa; and four grandchildren. She was a grandmother, mother, sister, aunt and friend to many others. She was a member of T honotosassa Church of God. Private family viewing will be on Friday. Graveside services for family and friends will be held on Friday, 1 p.m. at Thonotosassa Cemetery with Bishop Tony M. Weaver officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609. C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home/988-7371
TORRES, Ildefonsa, age 74, of Clearwater and Tampa, passed away March 13, 2002. Survivors include her sons, Radames, Juan, Elmy, Edgardo, Axel and Hector Soto; daughters, Luz, Lilliam and Oneida Soto; sisters, Berta and Doris Torres; 38 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
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TUCKER, Tom, age 47, passed away on March 18, 2002. He was preceded his parents, Richard and Phyllis Jo Tucker. He is survived by his brother, Michael Tucker, of Marion, Ind.; and his sisters, Susan Shriver, of Waynesburg, Pa., and Cindy Toole, of Tampa.
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TURNER, Trent Neil, 29, of Tampa, died March 18, 2002. He is survived by his parents, Charles `Chuck` and Elizabeth `Beth` Turner; sister, Tracy Bean and Marvin Spitzer; nephews, Stephen, Christopher and Austin, all of Tampa. Trent was born in Kingston, N.Y. and was a 1991 graduate of Tampa Bay Vo-Tech. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, March 21, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army in his memory.
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WALSER, Troy David, 36, of Zephyrhills, died March 12, 2002. He was born in Owosso, Mich. and moved to Zephyrhills several years ago. Survived by brother, Darin Walser.
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WILLIAMS, Jr. James R. `Buddy`, 31, passed away March 18, 2002. He is survived by his father, Jim R. Williams; mother, Julia Williams and step-father, Leonard Weiss; siblings, Harry Tigue, Cathy Holt, Stephen Tigue and Tammy Moore; grandmother, Rosa Sharpe; and fiancee, Cathy Carden. Buddy was a member of the Oldsmar Baptist Church. A Church service will be held Saturday, March 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Oldsmar Baptist Church with Rev. E. Preston officiating. Flowers are welcomed, but those wishing may make donations to the Children's Diabetes. Foundation in his memory. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Adams & Jennings Funeral Home (813) 237-3345.
WILLIAMS, Mollie (Amalia) 74, of Tampa died March 19, 2002. Born in Tampa, Fla., beloved mother of her daughters, Glendora (Penny) Rawald and husband Tom, Zephyrhills, Fla., and Lorrie Hill and husband Ken, Southlake, Texas; grandchildren, Tom Rawald Jr., (Merassa), Teshara Williams-Loiselle (Gary), Elisha Kotow (James), Richard and Paul Rawald, Kenny Hill, Jr. and Marcus Hill; great-grand- chi ldren, David, Andrew and Nickolie Kotow, Morgan Rawald, Kendric Kotow and Coby Rawald. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 15, 2002 between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. with Funeral Services following at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Vaya Con Dios (Go With God.)
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WINKLER, John E., 79, of New Port Richey, died March 20, 2002. Survived by son, Raymond; daughter, Dorothy Non; two grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home.
CROSS, Bernard E., 77, of Dade City, died Thursday, May 9, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Jeanl; one daughter, Donna Woodard of Zephyrhills; one son, Donald B. Cross of San Antonio, Fla., and three grandchildren. He was a native of Adams, MA., having moved from Glens Falls, N.Y., 20 years ago. He was an Adirondack bus driver formany years. He was a member of the Zephyrhills Tourist Club andl oved playing shuffle board. A graveside service will be held at11 a.m. on Monday at the Dade City Cemetery. Friends may call from9 a.m. - 11 a.m. on Monday, at the Coleman & Ferguson Funeral Home in Dade City.
DUDLEY, David C., 62, passed away May 11, 2002 in Zephyrhills. Survived by his wife, Beverly A. of Zephyrhills; four sons, Tim Dudley of Zephyrhills, Todd Dudley of Michigan, David Mix of St. Augustine, and Robert Arnett of Zephyrhills; three daughters, Candy Swanger of Virginia, Dawn Penny of Michigan, and Pam Fleming of Connecticut; 11 grandchildren; brother, Mark Dudley of Zephyrhills; siste r, Pat Mix of Zephyrhills; and a special niece, Amanda Dudley of Zephyrhills. Services will be held 1 p.m., Monday, May 13 at Whitfield Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Oakside Cemetery. The family will receive friends 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Dudley was owner/operator of Daves Mobile Home Service, and a member of Zephyr Lodge #198 F&AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hernando/Pasco Hospice, 7066 Fort King Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33541.
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MARCHESE, Elizabeth, 78, of Spring Hill died Saturday, May 11, 2002. Survived by husband, Philip; son Richard; daughter Marion Zambory; brother, Walter; sister, Violet. Dobies Funeral Home
RODRIGUEZ, Julio, 22, of Dade City, died May 11, 2002. A native of Guadalajara, Mexico, he came to this area in 1992 and was a construction worker. Survivors include two daughters, Yoceeline and Cinthia Rodriguez of Dade City; his parents, Ramon and Maria Rodriguez of Dade City; three brothers, David Hernandez, Ricardo and Yovanni Rodriguez; and a companion, Nilsa Esparca-Lopez of Dade City. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2002. Funeral Services will be held at St. Rita Catholic Church at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14th, 2002.
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WITTWER, John, 64 of New Port Richey, died Friday, May 10, 2002. Survived by wife, Irene; son, Mark; daughter, Sally Winship; two siblings; four grandchildren. Dobies Funeral Home
ALDERMAN, Jacob Leonard, 19, of Fort Myers, Fla., died Thursday, May 9, 2002 in Orlando, as a result of an automobile accident. Surviving are his father and mother, Leslie and Janice Alderman, of Ft. Myers; his brothers, Leslie D. Alderman, III of Washington, D.C., and Benjamin Alderman of Ft. Myers; his sister, Mary Margaret Alderman of Danville, Ky.; and his paternal grandmother, Gloria Alder man of Winter Haven, Fla.; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral mass will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at 2 p.m. at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church, Ft. Myers, Fla., with Fr. Chris Beretta, OSFS, officiating. Interment will take place in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at the Kiser Funeral Home, 9231 Cypress Lake Dr., Ft. Myers, Monday from 6 - 8 p.m.
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BARNHART, Olivia Aileen, age 3, of Bristol, died Friday, May 10, 2002 in Bristol. Olivia was born in Tampa and had lived in Bristol for only a short period of time. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Barney Barnhart. Survivors include her parents, Doug and Robin Barnhart of Bristol; one brother, Christian Wade Barnhart of Bristol; two sisters, Tana Dunlap and Mike of Tampa, and Victo ria Barnhart of Bristol; maternal grandparents, Marcia and Allan Gilbert of Temple Terrace and Harold Miller of Napanee, Indiana; paternal grandparents, Sarah and Robert Wright of Tampa. Memorial services will be held Thursday from the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Bristol. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements, (850)674-5449. Blessed are the children for they are pure in heart and will always have a place in the arms of our Lord. My God please take care of Olivia, she is in your arms now. Mommy and Daddy.
BOWMAN, Russel, 76, of Bayonet Point died Friday, May 10, 2002. Survived by wife, Elva; sons, Russel II, John, Karl, Robert; siblings; and four grandchilren. Dobies Funeral Home.
BURNS, Norman W., 81, passed away May 10, 2002. He died peacefully at his home, in Tampa, with his family at his side. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Grace Burns; daughter, Patricia Birner; son-in-law, Leon Birner; granddaughter, Julie Birner, all of Tampa; sister, Elsa Emmons; and friend, Lucy Halligan of Sea Brook, New Hampshire; and several nieces and nephews. He was born in Lawrenc e, Massachusetts, graduated from Lawrence High School, and completed Radio School in Boston. He served honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II, he was a member of VFW Post 1093 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, and a Mason. He was a kind man who loved his family and will missed dearly.
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BYRNES, Raymond J., age 80 of High Point, Brooksville, died Friday, May 10, 2002 at Oak Hill Hospital. Born in Bronx, New York, he came here 29 years ago from Lakehurst, New York. He was retired from the US Postal Service, was a World War II US Army Veteran; member of the V.F.W. #8713; and the American Legion Post #186, both of Brooksville; the Lion's Club of Spring Hill, and he attended St. Fr ancis Cabrini Catholic Church of Spring Hill. Survivors include his wife, Anne; three sons, William R. Byrnes of Beachwood, N.J., Robert Byrnes of Brick, N.J., and James Byrnes of Bayville, N.J.; daughter, Patricia Emich of Brooksville, Fla.; brother, Thomas Byrnes of Montgomery, N.Y.; sister, Marie Byrnes of Lakewood, N.J.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
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CUERVO, Evelyn G., age 92, of Tampa, passed away May 11, 2002. A native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Mrs. Cuervo is survived by her daughter, Eileen Ortiz and husband Louis; sons, Donald Cuervo and wife, Kathleen, and Ralph Cuervo; grandchildren, Lisa Cuervo, Laura Zytczak, Jeanette Wolf, and Eric Ortiz; eight great-grandchildren; nieces, Norma Prado, Evelyn Fuentes, and Elsa Villa. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the chapel of Gonzalez Funeral Home, with interment to follow in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. Pallbearers include, Rene Villa, Mark Villa, Heriberto Prado, Louis Ortiz, Richard Zytczak, and Rene Salazar. The family will receive friends this evening, Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the chapel of
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DANLEY, William Oscar, 79, of Plant City, passed away May 11, 2002. He is survived by one son, William George Danley; two daughters, Judy Beall and LaDene Beall; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Danley was a World War II veteran. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2002 from Hopewell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Stuart officiating. Interment will follow in Hopewell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday evening (tonight) 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
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DEAN, Harry, Dr., 82, passed away May 9, 2002 in Sun City Center. He was a Medical Doctor, a Protestant, an Army Veteran, and moved to this area in 1957. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Lucy); sons,David and Christopher; daughter, Carol; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services will be May 13, 2002 at 1 p.m. at Lake Towers in Sun City Center.
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DEL VALLE, Miss Lenore, 94, a resident of Plantation Estates, died Tuesday, May 7, 2002. Miss Del Valle, the fourth of 10 children, was born on February 1, 1908 to Rosalia and Ramon Del Valle in Tampa, Fla., and is survived by her brothers and sisters, Hortense Del Valle Morris, Charles Del Valle, Victoria Del Valle Kreher, and Helen Del Valle Hill, all residing in Florida, and numerous nieces and nephews. Miss Del Valle started her professional career in the ship building industry, joining J.A. Jones Construction Company during World War II. She remained with Jones for 31 years, retiring as the company's Senior Cost Analyst. Her work required extensive domestic and international travel leading to extended residences in Newfoundland, Canada and Iran. Miss Del Valle's success in the then male dominated construction industry was a role model for today's women in business. The Museum of the New South has videoed her recollections and experiences of the duties women assumed during the World War II years. With the men away, women became the welders, the fitters, and the supervisors to build the nation's war machine. In retirement Miss Del Valle continued to enjoy world travel. She wa s a devoted volunteer with the Charlotte Presbyterian Hospital Auxiliary and was an active member of Sardis Presbyterian Church. She will be interred in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Tampa, Fla., with graveside services at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2002. Memorials may be made to Sardis Presbyterian Church, 6100 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC 28270. Marsicano-B. Marion Reed-Stowers Funeral Home is serving the family of Miss Del Valle.
FICCA, Felix V., Jr., 70, of Riverview, passed away Friday. He was a retired Staff Sargeant E-6, serving the the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam Era, and was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by his wife, Anita; sons, Sandy Wayne of Boulder, Colo., Vincent Dale and John Louis of Tampa, Richard Carl of Wesley Chapel, and Matthew Charles Brewer of Seffner; daught ers, Carlese Roberts of Cocoa, Fla., and Kelly J. Long of Omaha, Ne.; brother, Don Ray Freeman and his wife Terry of Gibsonton; 18 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, at 1 p.m., from the chapel. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The family would like to Thank the yellow team at LifePath Hospice. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to the Armed Forces Retirement Home or the charity of their choice. military Honors will be presented at Rose Hill Memorial Cemetery on Chelsea Street. Hamilton Funeral Home Phone: 813/677-9109
GARCIA, Angel, age 82, of Tampa passed away Saturday, May 11, 2002. Mr. Garcia was preceded in death by his wife, Esther. Survivors include his children, Gloria Ayres and husband Bruce, Peggy Witherington and husband J.C., and Alan Garcia and wife Annie; brother, Oscar Garcia; sisters, Ofelia Lewis, Celeste Perez, and Gloria Noguez; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers include; Michael Lewis, Eric Witherington, Sammy Busciglio, Jeff Busciglio, Gene Crouse and Steve Crouse. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning 10 a.m., May 15, 2002, at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4207 E. Lake Av., with interment to follow in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
GREEN, Virginia S., 99, of Tampa, passed away May 1, 2002. A Memorial Service will be celebrated Thursday, May 16, 3 p.m. in Parlor 1 of the Palma Ceia United Methodist Church, 3723 Bay to Bay Blvd., at Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, Fla. A memorial gift to LifePath Hospice or Bolesta Hearing Center for Children would be appreciated.
GROGAN, Louis Edward, 96, of Ruskin, formerly of Philmont and Pawling, N.Y., passed away May 11, 2002. Born in Philmont, N.Y., on Sept. 4, 1905, he was the son of Michael and Mary Kearns Grogan. He married Loretta DePasquale of Philmont, who predeceased him on April 28, 1995. Mr. Grogan, with 44 years of service, was employed by the New York Central Railroad as a supervisor of track, along thei r main line between New York City and Buffalo. He was a member of the Ruskin Moose Lodge and was a volunteer at South Bay Hospital for over 20 years. Survivors include three sons, Louis V. of Pawling, N.Y., Joseph William of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and George Edward of Warren, Mich.; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a niece, Helen Grogan of Calif. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, John J.; three brothers, Edward, Joseph, and John; a sister, Nell; and a nephew, Edward V. Grogan. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, May 15th at 10:30 a.m. at the Ruskin Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Norman Choate officiating.
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McCLURE, Shirley R., 73, of Ruskin, died May 11, 2002 at her residence. She is survived by her husband and loving family. Services and Burial will be in Ohio. LEWERS FUNERAL HOME
MOONEY, Margaret, 75, of Plant City, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2002. Survived by her sister, Louise Scott; and friend, Wendy Lamire. She was a cook and of the Baptist faith.
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MOSHER, Anna B., born Feb. 8, 1902 in New York City, N.Y., died May 10, 2002 in Tampa, Fla. Mrs. Mosher retired from the City of New York as an Assistant Clerk of the Criminal Court in 1962. She was a world traveler and true nature lover. Her survivors are two grandsonS, Clifford and Robert Gorman; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-geat-grandchildren. She also had ten nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa.
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MULEY, Martino, 86, a truly loving and devoted husband and father passed away May 9, 2002. A native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Mr. Muley is survived by his wife of 52 years, Angela Muley; one daughter, Linda Switzer, her husband Dr. Mark Switzer; one brother, Peter Mule and many nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. Mr. Muley worked as a meatcutter for Joe and Son Grocery in Ybor City for 30 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Independent Order of Foresters and a member of the Sons of Italy. Mr. Muley spent his years after retirement helping his daughter and son-in-law in their business, The Florida Arts School. His winning smile and sincere love for all the students at the school will be remembered with fondess and affection. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at the funeral home with visitation beginning at 6 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
SHAFFREN, Meyer, age 86, of Tampa, died Saturday, May 11, 2002 in Tampa. Survivors include his sons, Howard and Alan Shaffren; daughter, Eileen Rubin; and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held today in Delray Beach. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Weinberg Village, 13005 Community Campus Drive, Tampa, FL 33625.
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STEWART, Edward Seay, 65, died Thursday, May 9, 2002. He was a beloved father, grandfather, friend; a U.S.M.C. veteran; 1956 Lakeland High School graduate. Survived by his daughter, Margo Schlotterbeck of N.C.; son, Randy Sloan of Tenn.; stepson, Stephen Swann; two brothers; seven grandchildren. Funeral service will be Tuesday, May 14, 2002, 3 p.m., at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crys tal River, Fla. Rev. Edward Kersey to officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Food for Fairview, PO Box 2077, Fairview, N.C. 28730. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to service time at 3 p.m. Strickland Funeral home in charge of Private cremation arrangements.
STOELTZING, William Woltman, 45, lifelong resident of Tampa, was taken from us on Thursday, May 9, 2002. Survivors include his parents, Elvira and William L. Stoeltzing, sons, William Eaton and Brent Woltman Stoeltzing, his sister, Cecille Parido and her husband Harvey, beloved Cheryl Dorman, aunt, Carmen Salemi, uncle, Richard Garcia, nephews, Ryan and Landon Parido, cousins, Yvette Boggs, Mon ica Garcia, Linda Haynsworth, Barbara Salemi Hill, Frank Salemi, and Bonnie Slinker, and loyal dog Skip, all of Tampa. Bill was a graduate of H.B. Plant High School in 1975 and a graduate of the University of Tampa. Bill was president of Bryn-Alan Photography Studios. Memberships include Church Of The Resurrection, Tampa Yacht & Country Club, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla, Temple Terrace Lodge #33 0 F. & A.M., Professional School Photographers of America, United School Photographers and Professional Photographers of Florida. Bill was an avid yachtsman, skier, diver and fisherman, with an unprecedented zest for life. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at Christ The King Catholic Church, corner of Dale Mabry Highway and Henderson Blvd. Rev. Kevin F. Donlon, of Chur ch Of The Resurrection will be celebrant. Pallbearers will be John Faircloth, Edward Farrior, Martin Garcia, Harvey Parido, Loren Rhoads, Ernie Rubio, Wayne Suarez and Mike Wichman. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles J. Adler, Joseph Diaz, Bob Hume and employees of Bryn-Alan Studio. Ushers will be Dennis Alvarez, Tim Gannon, Richard Garcia, Barry Gordon, Randy Gordon, Stuart Lasher, Wayne Mosley , Edward O'Casio, Billy Peek and Scott `Skipper` Peek, Rocky Rodriguez, and Todd Stern. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Children's Home, Inc., 10909 Memorial Hwy., Tampa, FL 33615 or to the Children's Cancer Center, 4901 W. Cypress St., Tampa, FL. 33607.
ARDINI, Donald, 76, of New Port Richey, formerly of Tampa, died on Saturday, May 11, 2002. He was born August 10, 1925 in Boston, Mass. He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings, Rita, Gertrude, James, John, Joseph, Thomas and William. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Ruth (Morey) Ardini; and his two children, Nancy Ardini Velasco and her husband Albert Velasco Jr . of Tampa, and Paul Donald Ardini of Lutz; his two devoted grandchildren, Gina Marie and Joseph Velasco; his sisters- in-law, Helen Connolly of Chicopee, Mass., and Sr. Rita Morey, S.S.J. of Mont Marie, Holyoke, Mass. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the European sector. He was a member of St. Lawrence Church in Tampa for 23 years, and is now a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in New Port Richey. Mass will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church on Friday, May 17, 2002. The family will receive friends at church from 8:30-9 a.m. prior to Mass. Interment will be at Trinity Memorial Gardens in New Port Richey following Mass. Memorials in Don's memory may be made to Hospice of Pasco County, or to a charity of your own choice.
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ARRUFAT, Ondina, 55, of Sun City Center, died May 12, 2002. He is survived by daughter, Laine Trepper; and one grandson. Born in Cuba, he was a professor at Fla. International University. Williams & Son
BAKER, Clara E., 77, of Largo, died May 12, 2002. She is survived by three sisters, Mary Warfield, Rita Insley and Regina Hebrank. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home
BALL, Priscilla, 62, passed away May 12, 2002 in Brandon. Born in Massachusetts, she moved to this area in 1974. She was a Catholic and a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Tim; son, John; several daughters and one sister. Visitation will be May 15, 2002 at 11 a.m. with services to follow at 12 Noon, at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home.
BEARDSLEY, William G., 79, of Sun City Center and Watkins Glen, N.Y. died Sunday, May 12, 2002. Survivors are his wife Jean; a daughter and son- in-law Lynn and Jack O'Donnell; grandsons, William and John of Camillus, N.Y.; brothers, Walter Beardsley of Watkins Glen and Robert Beardsley of Rochester, N.Y. He served with the 12th Armored Division, 152 Signal Corps during World War II.
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BYERS, Shirley Jean, age 70, of Temple Terrace passed away Saturday, May 11, 2002. Survivors include children Marilyn Barr, John, Steve, Dean and Todd Byers. The family would express their heartfelt appreciation to the Gambro Dialysis Center.
CHADDERTON, Mary R., 89, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2002 in Brandon. She is survived by her husband of 70 years Raymond Chadderton, Sr.; one son, Raymond Chadderton, Jr., and many grandchildren and great- grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Tampa.
DANLEY, William Oscar, 79, a resident of Plant City, passed away May 11, 2002. He is survived by his loving family. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2002 (today) at 10 a.m. from Hopewell Funeral Home Chapel. Hopewell Funeral Home & Cemetery (813) 737-3128
DILLON, Alfred L. `Al`, 86 ,of Tampa, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary, in 1986. He is survived by his daughters, Judy Farmer and Deborah Rodriguez and husband Richard, all of Tampa; sister, Neva Woods of Oklahoma City; three grandchildren, Tina Weems, Tasha and Marcelo Rodriguez, and great-grandchild: Tyle r Weems, all of Tampa; and four nephews. Mr. Dillon was of the Catholic faith, and a United States World War II Army veteran. A Funeral Mass will be held for the Repose of his Soul at ten o'clock in the morning, Thursday, May 16, 2002 at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 10110 Central Avenue. Interment will follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. with a 8 p.m. recitation of the Catholic Wake Rite at
KRAEMER, Robert Thomas, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 12, 2002 in his 80th year, surrounded by those who loved him. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of thirty eight years, Rosemary; his brothers, John and Thomas; and sister Leah Hassett. He is survived by his wife, Ann; sister, Marie Hassett of Falls Church, Va.; son, Frank and his wife Barbara; son, Mark; son, Robert and his wife Debra; son, Kevin and his wife Robin; son Peter and his wife Denise; and sons, Gregory, James, and Matthew; daughter, Polly and her husband Robert Upshaw of Oakland, Calif.; daughter, Leah and her husband Philip Voorhees of Alexandria, Va.; daughter, Mary and her husband Phillip Nelson; daughter, Patricia and her husband Larry Aziz of Toronto, Canada; and daughter, Margaret and her hu sband Robert Garcia; grandchildren, Frank, Kaitlyn, Courtney, Cheryl, Sarah, Lori, Arlyn, Kristin, Adam, Andrew, Jared, Katherine, Gregory, and Logan, and one great-granddaughter. Also mourning the loss are his thirty-five nieces and nephews and many special friends. Robert was a native of Pottsville, Pa., and graduate of Penn State University. He served in the Navy in World War II and moved to Ta mpa in 1962. Robert was an active member of Christ the King Catholic Church. He served on the board of the Academy of Holy Names. He retired from the University of South Florida in 1991 after working for twenty years as the head of Physical Plant Engineering. Prior to USF, he was a senior executive for nine years at the Tampa Jai Alai with his father Frank and brother Thomas. A Funeral Mass celebr ating Robert's life will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, 2002 at Christ the King Catholic Church, corner of Dale Mabry and Henderson Blvd. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of Christ the King Catholic Church, with a prayer service to be held at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Tampa Bay Chapter, 9365 US Hwy. 19 N. Suite B, Pinellas Park, FL 33782
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McINTOSH, Deacon Richard H. (Dick), 77, of Tampa died on May 11, 2002. Survivors include his beloved wife, Martha; five children, Marie Flowers and husband Andy of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Theresa Birkmeyer of Fort Pierce, Fla., Mariam Greene and husband Brent of Vero Beach, Fla., Richard J. McIntosh and wife JoAnn of Murphy, N.C., and Peter McIntosh of Tampa. He leaves thirteen grandchildren, An drew, Mark, Alicia, and Brett Flowers, Richard and David McIntosh, James and Samuel Greene, Jonathan and Nicholas Cintron, Max Birkmeyer, Shea and Shauna McIntosh; and four great grandchildren, Timothy J. Jacques, Lillian Greene, Ansley Flowers, and Jasmine McIntosh. Born in Scottsdale, Pa., he grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and moved to Tampa in 1969. He served in the Navy during World War II and in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Tampa GTE as a transmission tech. On May 2, 1987, he was ordained a Deacon for the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg. Serving at Epiphany of Our Lord Catholic Church he ministered with love to the homebound and nursing home patients, officiated at baptisms, gave instructions in the Catholic Faith, and assisted at the Sunday Liturgies. Duri ng his 12 years attending to the inmates of Hillsborough jails, he stressed how much God loved each one of them. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #667; the Gandy Civic Assn., and for many years was very involved in the Cursillo Movement. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, at Epiphany Catholic Church, 2514 Hanna Ave., Tampa. The Wake Servic e will be at 7 p.m. and the Rosary at 8:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Epiphany Church at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, Bishop Robert N. Lynch, presiding. Interment to follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 11801 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial donations, to Epiphany's Sanctuary Renovation Fund or LifePath Hospice. Arrangements made by Adams and Jennings Funeral Home. (813) 237-3345
MILLER, Mae E., 76, of Tampa, passed away May 12, 2002. She is survived by her four sons, Clyde Miller and his wife Kathy, Paul Miller, and James Miller, all of Tampa, and Thomas Miller of Virginia; two daughters, Mary Cappel and her husband John of Missouri, and Rita Miller of Tampa; two brothers, Carl Dalaba of Utah, and Edwin Dalaba of California; three sisters, Lucy Gamble and Mary Stugart, both of Pennsylvania, and Shirley McCarney of Indiana; nine grandchildren, Opal, Ervin, Blonie, John, David, Elizabeth, Kristina, Bill, and Brian; and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2002, 2 p.m. at the Garden of Memories Chapel, 4207 E. Lake Avenue, with interment to follow in Rose Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Wednesday one hour prior to service.
O'DONNELL, Jerome R., 61, of Harbor Bluffs, died May 11, 2002. Survived by wife, Linda; three daughters, Julie Salle, Lauren and Erin O'Donnell; sister, Helen McNulty; and four grandchildren. Hubbell F.H.
OLMSTED, Caroline `Doll` Clemons Bossa, 91 of Brandon died May 12, 2002. Survivors include, a son, Robert; a daughter, Linda; a sister, Tess; cousin, Dorothy; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
PAYNE, Bobbie Jean, 63, of Spring Hill, formerly of Tarpon Springs, died Monday, May 13, 2002. Survived by husband, Joseph; sons, Greg, Byron and Shawn; and mother, Margaret. Dobies Funeral Home.
SANFORD, Clifton A. `Clif`, age 81, of Temple Terrace passed away Sunday, May 12, 2002. Survivors include his wife, Terry; daughter, Pamela Kay Patterson and husband Dave of Woodstock, Ga.; son, Clifton Gregg Sanford and wife Joy of Wesley Chapel, Fla.; sister, Mabel Hammertree of Tampa, Fla.; four grandchildren, and one great-grandson. Mr Sanford was a retired teacher with the Hillsborough Cou nty School System. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2002, 4 p.m. at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4207 E. Lake Ave., with Don Truex, Minister, Temple Terrace Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon from 2 p.m. until the time of service. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the Florda College Scholarship Fund, 119 Glen Arven Ave., Temple Terrace, FL 33617, or LifePath Hospice of Hillsborough County.
SCHOMBURG, May K., 89, passed away May 11, 2002 at home. She was predeceased by her sister, Helen Thompson; and survived by her daughter, Darcy Anderson; brother, Henry McNatt; sisters, Virginia O'Berry and Dorothy Hall; two grandchildren, Lance and Mariah; one great-grandson, Joshua and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be May 15, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Hillsboro Memorial F.H.