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Date: Sunday, 27 December 2015, at 10:21 p.m.

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, Monica 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, Scott `Skipper` Peek, Rocky Rodriguez and Todd Stern. 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.

SULLIVAN, Diane, 56, of Holiday, died May 11, 2002. Survived by husband, Frank; sons, Chris, Dennis, Frank and Joseph; daughters, Elayne Samarkos and Peggy; and mother, Helen Daitch. Dobies F.H.

THACKER, Jack K., age 53, of Tampa passed away Sunday, May 12, 2002. He is survived by his loving family members.

TURBIVILLE, John F., of Safety Harbor, died May 12, 2002. He is survived by wife, Gina; son, John Forest Turbiville, Jr.; one daughter, Lisa Anne Turbiville; and two sisters. Moss-Feaster

BARTON, Naomi, 65, formerly of Dade City, died Sunday, May 12, 2002 in Winter Garden. She is survived by her four children, Steve Barton of Groveland, Fla., Shellie Jones of Jacksonville, Fla., Nick Barton of Longwood, Fla., and Kelly Brown of Orlando, Fla.; one brother, Ronnie McDuffie of Dade City; three sisters, Annette Haven of Cedar Key, Fla., Bettie DeBoer of Longwood, Fla., and Debbie Jackson of San Antonio, Fla.; six grandchildren, Teresa Kaye, Jessica, Kenneth, Dale, Hunter and Mallory; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Neal McDuffie of Ft. Lauderdale. A native of Holmes County, Fla., she had been a longtime resident of Dade City. Funeral services will beheld at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Coleman & Ferguson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Dade City Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

BOVA, Stella, 89, of Hudson, died Sunday, May 12, 2002. Survived by children, Blanche Flynn, Linda Bingham, Joan Prince, Lorraine Enright, Audrey Hamblin, Richard, John, Fred, Ronald, Louis. Dobies F.H.

ORMSBY, Leon W., 77, passed away May 11, 2002 in Dade City. Survived by his wife; Mary Beth, of Dade City.
WHITFIELD FUNERAL HOME

RASMUSSEN, Victor, 70, of New Port Richey died Monday, May 13, 2002. Survived by wife, Jean; and daughters, Vicki-Jean Chojnicki, Heidi Kosarick, and Lisa Butler. Dobies F.H.

RIEDEL, Elwyn D., 78, of Land O Lakes, died May 9, 2002 at Brandon Hospital. He is survived by many friends who will miss him. He was born in Shelby, Ohio, where he was a payroll clerk for Shelby Cycle Company. He is a member of Jehovah's Witnesses Crenshaw Lake Congregation. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 17, at 7 p.m. at Lutz Lake Fern Road Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 707 Lutz Lake Fern Road W. Tampa, with Brother Travis Williamson officiating.
Kelly Memorial Funeral Home
813-782-1535

TORRO, Susan, 44, of New Port Richey died Tuesday, May 14, 2002. Survived by husband, Anthony; son, Anthony; daughters, Jennifer, Jackie; parents, Salvatore and Clara Ferragino. Dobies Funeral Home.

ARRUFAT, Ondina, 55, of Sun City Center, died May 12, 2002. She is survived by daughter, Laine Trepper; one grandson. Born in Cuba, he was a professor at Fla. International University. Williams & Son

BARTELS, The Reverend Lambert L., beloved Pastor of Maranatha Chapel of Tampa, went to be with the Lord May 14, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Constance Gray Owen Bartels; three sons, Ronald O. Bartels of Ozark, Missouri, Dr. Loren J. Bartels of Tampa, Fla., Eric P. Bartels of St. Petersburg, Russia; two daughters, Terry B. Franjione of Johnson City, Tennessee, and Lois B. Johns of Dallas, T exas; eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, relatives and friends. He was a World War II veteran who served as First Lieutenant in the Army Corps of Engineers in the Philippines. Bart attended University of Nebraska and Nebraska Wesleyan. He graduated from the seminaries at Trinity College and Beacon College in Florida. He devoted most of his life to serving His Lord as a pastor, tea cher, and a seminary professor. The last number of years, he developed a ministry to children at Maranatha Chapel in North Tampa with strong emphasis on salvation, Bible study, tutoring in various school subjects, and the development of practical skills. He had the loyal support of other like-minded individuals, too numerous to mention. Where there was a need, there was Godly provision to help, en courage and support. He loved people. He loved to introduce to and disciple others for his beloved Savior. He had a wise head, skillful hands, and a large compassionate heart. He will be remembered by many who were privileged to sit under his ministry. He was a faithful servant to God. The family will receive friends 6 p.m. May 15, Wednesday evening, at Maranatha Chapel, 15923 Lake Magdalene Drive , Lutz, FL 33613. A farewell service will follow at 7:30 p.m. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the children's work of Maranatha Chapel office, P.O. Box 280300, Tampa, FL 33682.

CAMACHO, Nicholas and Darline, both 23 old, of Tampa, passed away May 12, 2002. They are survived by their daughters, Jessica Marie Camacho Pena and Ayana Nicole Camacho Pena. Darline is survived by her parents, Jose and Lydia Pena; sisters, Vanessa, Lauren and Emily Pena; maternal grandparents, Teofilo and Lydia Castillo; and paternal grandparents, Jose and Clem Pena. Nicholas is survived by h is mother, Diane Valdez and her husband, G.R. Valdez, Sr.; brothers, Edil, Jr., Fernando, Joshua, and Gerardo; sisters, Damarizz and Kaitlyn; maternal grandparents, Celina and Felix Rodriguez; and paternal grandparents, Candida and Alcides Camacho. A visitation will be held for both this evening from 6 to 10 p.m. at the chapel of
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
Julio Gonzalez-Roel, L.F.D.
Adolfo Gonzalez-Roel, L.F.D.
7209 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
(813) 931-1833

CECCHIN, Alexander D., 72 of Winter Haven, died May 13, 2002. He is survived by wife, Margaret; two sons; two daughters; two sisters; and nine grandchildren. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home

CONTOIS, Warren Joseph, 76, died May 14, 2002. Survivors; wife, Anita; four daughters; four stepchildren; brother; sister; 23 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist F.H.

COPELAND, Eunice, 89, of Tampa, passed away May 13, 2002. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, she lived in Tampa for the past 24 years. She is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Byron Verkauf of Tampa, and Betty and Kenny Seitz of Atlanta; and three grand- children, Bradley and Erin Verkauf and Brian Seitz. Funeral services will be in Birmingham. Donations may be made to Tampa Jewish Federation or to the Alzheimer's Association.

CROSS, Thurwin F., 75, of Tampa and formerly of Mayfield Heights, Ohio passed away on May 14, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife, Jean Cross (Ochampaugh); a son, Robert Forsyth and a sister, Ceilia Brandt. He is survived by a son, Richard Forsyth; five daughters, Theresa Varone, Connie Ellsworth, Catherine Vasiloff, Joyce Maddox and Judy Campbell; as well as many grandchildren, three who are very special, Jennifer, April and Robert. A welder by trade, Mr. Cross was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of American Legion Post #138. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2002 at 10 a.m. Friends may visit tonight at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations should be made to the American Legion Post #138.

GILMORE, Jule Mary Coughey, 84 of Tampa, formerly of Sarasota and Ardmore, Pa., died May 4, 2002. She is survived by five of her children, George P. Gilmore Jr. of Lancaster, Pa., Beverly Gilmore-Keseric of Chicago, Charles W. Gilmore of Camp Hill, Pa., Katherine B. Lyons of Wynnewood, Pa.; and Sean O. Gilmore of Southport, Conn.; and 11 grandchildren. Born in Crafton, Pa., the oldest of five c hildren to William and Katherine Boyle-Coughey. She attended St. Philip School and was a graduate of Seton Hill College. Married George P. Gilmore in June of 1943 and raised their six children in Ardmore, Pa. until moving to Sarasota, Fla. in 1969. A Private Memorial Service was held at St. Denis Catholic Church, Havertown, Pa. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association and Multiple Sclerosis Research.

GLENN, Donna, of Tampa, Florida died May 12, 2002. She is survived by her brother, Bob Blackwell of California; sister, Beverley Sanford of Ohio; sons,Dean Monfort and Terry Glenn; daughters, Marcia Austin, Judy Ensley, Carol Grapentine, and Beverley Meng; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and her dog, Snuggles. She will be missed by all. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2002, 2 p.m. in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the ALS Association, 9887 4th Street N., suite 201, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, in her memory.

HERTZ, Raymond, 74, of New Port Richey, died May 14, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Tonie; three sons, Jerry, Michael and Robert; one brother, Benjamin; and five grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist

HUGHES, Jessica Alexis, 16, left us on May 11, 2002 in St. Augustine, Fla. She was born in Hampton, Va., a former resident of Va. Beach, and lived in Green Cove Springs for the past six years. Jessica was a beautiful, kind and loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, friend and student. She was an honor student at Clay High School in Green Cove Springs, Fla. Jessica was a member of the Class of 2004; on the Junior Varsity Softball Team; an honor clarinet player for the band for four years; a member of Beta Club; and a member of the National Honor Society. She is survived by her mother, Cynthia and stepfather, John Salemi; father, Michael and stepmother, Beth Hughes; brother, Anthony Salemi III; sister, Meghann Hughes; grandparents, Lynda and Robert Meads, Jeanne and Anthony Salemi, Bette Doney, Andy Doney; aunts; uncles; cousins; and true friends too numerous to name. Predeceased by her grandmother, Margaret Hughes A memorial service will be held 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2002 at Fleming Island United Methodist Church, 7170 Highway 17, Green Cove Springs, Fla., with Pastor Dawn Lawton officiating. Memorials may be made to A.L.S. Foundation, 27001 Agoura Rd Suite 150, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301-5104 in memory of Jessica Hughes. Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Rivermead, 950 Park Ave, Orange Park.

JAGMOHAN, Phulmoti `Sona`, age 68, passed away on May 13, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Chandika Jagmohan; her sons Tony Persaud and wife Dato, Dave Persaud and wife Seeta, Lee Jagmohan and wife Marisa, Burt Jagmohan and wife Shirley, and Harris Persaud and wife Elsie; her daughters, Wavney Shewbarran and husband James, Babe Neto and husband Jeronimo, and Anita Shay and husband Chris; her brothers, Bettaboy and George Shankar; her sisters, Dolly Shankar and Daro Patrick; and her 16 grandchildren,Patricia, Chris,Tony Jr., Linda, Richard, Steven, Robert, Jennifer, Michael, Christopher, Susan, Angela, Nicole, Andrew, Katherine and Emily. She was a member of Vishnu Mandir Temple. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 18, 2002 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9 p.m.

JEFFRIES, Patrick Joseph, 70, Leesburg, Va., died Sunday, May 12, 2002. Preceded in death by his wife, Mariann Ritt Jeffries; parents, George and Catherine Jeffries. He is survived by his daughter, Kathleen of Va.; son, Patrick of Maryland; grandson, Declan Joseph of Md.; two brothers; and two sisters. He graduated from St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland and from Kent State University in Ohi o. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict. He enjoyed a thirty year career with General Electric, rising to senior management ranks in Human Relations. He was an avid sports fan and loved his family. Services will be held at the Colonial Funeral Home in Leesburg, Va., May 16, 2002 at 11 a.m. (703) 777-1414.

JOHNDROW, David, 60, of Odessa, Fla., passed away May 11, 2002. Survived by many loving family members. Trinity Memorial Gardens
(727) 376-7824.

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 husband 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 celebrating 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
MARSICANO-B. MARION REED STOWERS

LANCASTER, Harry M., 84, of Riverview passed away at home on Tuesday, May 14, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; two sons, Harry and Noah, all of Riverview; and sister, Kitty Cone, Cheltenham, Pa. Services will be conducted 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2002 at Word of Life Tabernacle, 7401 N. Huntley Ave., Tampa. Those who wish may make donations to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, Fla. 33609.
SERENITY MEADOWS MEMORIAL PARK AND FUNERAL HOME
Riverview/Brandon
677-9494

LAUMANN, George Leo, 83, of Tampa passed away May 11, 2002. A native of Ohio where he was a firefighter for the City of Cincinnati for 25 years, Mr. Laumann is survived by his beloved wife, Mary; two daughters, Barbara Hicks and her husband Claude, and Mary Helen Turcott and her husband David; a sister, Clara Papp; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Mr. Laumann was a World War II veteran and a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow at a later date at Florida National Cemetery.

LAYFIELD, Lisa A., 47, died May 10, 2002. Survived by two sons, John, Thomas; three sisters, Andrea, Carol, and Kathleen. She was V.P. of Finance and Business Education. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home

LEVENS, Mary C., 87, a resident of Plant City, passed away May 14, 2002. She is survived by her son, Wayne Middlebrooks; her daughter, Doris Smith; her sister, Lorene Brown; three grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 16, 2002 at 10 a.m. from Mt. Enon Cemetery with Mr. Gary Ogden officiating.
Hopewell Funeral Home & Cemetery
(813) 737-3128
Family owned and operated

MATTSON, Muriel G. 62, passed away Friday May 10, 2002 in Tampa. She is survived by her husband, Irving A. Mattson, Jr. of Zephyrhills; three children; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. A memorial service will be held in Waterbury, Conn.

MIRANDA, Mildred Louise, age 93, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away. She is survived by her loving family. Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. Friday, May 17, 2002, at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs. Interment will be in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa, Fla., on Friday at 12 noon. Family will receive friends at 8:30 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Citrus County, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, FL 34461-8450. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs, Fla.

NUNEZ, Jose Antonio, 83, of Tampa died May 8, 2002. He is survived by his wife Delia and many other relatives.
Florida Mortuary Funeral &
Cremation Services
(813) 237-2900

ORIHUELA, Gloria, age 83, of Tampa, passed away May 14, 2002. A native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Mrs. Orihuela was preceded in death by her husband, Abelardo Orihuela and son, Charles J. Mesa. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Antoinette Mesa; grandchildren, Michael C. Mesa and wife Christina, Christopher J. Mesa and wife Amy, and Joanna More' and husband Sean; great-grandchildren, Edward, Julia and Michael; and foster daughter, Linda LaPaz and her children, Linda and Marisella, of Texas. Mrs. Orihuela was a loving mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed. She was the Coffee Girl at Gradiaz-Annis Cigar Factory for over 35 years, was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and was a volunteer at MediCenter of Tampa for more than seven years. Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Friday morning at 10 o'clock at Rose Hill Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the Boy's and Girl's Club of Greater Tampa in memory of Mrs. Orihuela. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. with a prayer service to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the chapel of
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
Julio Gonzalez-Roel, L.F.D.
Adolfo Gonzalez-Roel, L.F.D.7209 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
(813) 931-1833

OSTROM, Agatha `Peg`, 96, of Brandon passed away Sunday, May 12, 2002. She is preceded in death by her husband, Parker Ostrom. Survivors include two nieces Margaret Lamkin of Sioux City, Iowa, and Rita Tighe of South Sioux, Neb.; three nephews, Charles Slowey of Brandon, Fla., Bob Anderst of Plankinton, S.D., and Jim Anderst of Whidby Island, Wash. Mrs Ostrom lived in the Tampa area the past six years coming from Sioux City, Iowa. She attended Nativity Catholic Church.
STOWERS-BRANDON

PARKER, Ella M. Ashton, age 81, of Tampa, died Monday, May 13, 2002. Ella was born in Indiana and lived in Tampa for most of her life. Ella is survived by her daughter, Kim Bernstein, son-in-law, Ronald Bernstein; son, Douglas Sides, daughter-in-law, Donna Sides; grandchildren, Therese Diaz, Ronald W. Bernstein, Staci Bernstein-Cross, Dallas Sides, Darren Sides; step-children, Lee Parker, Roselyn Carr, Debbie Kinser, Dwala Parker; eight step-grandchildren, and one step-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the Garden of Memories Chapel, 4207 E. Lake Avenue, on Thursday, May 16, 2002, at Noon. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. the funeral home. Following the service, the family will receive friends at their home, 5901 Silver Moon Avenue, from 2-4:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

PERRONE, Rose, age 90, of Tampa, passed away May 13, 2002. A lifelong resident of Tampa, Mrs. Perrone is survived by her son, Angel Baltar, Sr., and wife, Leticia `Letty`; grand- children, Angel Baltar, Jr., and Melisa Meredith and husband, Brad; great- grandchild, Mackensie Baltar; brother, Sam Perrone and wife, Gloria; sister, Jean Black; and many loving nieces and nephews. Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at L'Unione Italiana Cemetery Mausoleum. Pallbearers include Angel Baltar, Jr., Frank (John) Macaluso, Brad Meredith, Gaspar Sam Monte, Anthony Louis Perrone and Anthony Sam Perrone. In lieu of flowers, contributions may he made in her memory to the Italian Club Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 5054, Tampa, FL 33675 or to LifePath Hospice, Inc., `Gol d Team`, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609. A special `Thank You` to the doctors, nurses and nurse assistants who took very good care of our loved one. The family will receive friends this evening (Wednesday) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the chapel of
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
Julio Gonzalez-Roel, L.F.D.
Adolfo Gonzalez-Roel, L.F.D.
7209 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
(813) 931-1833

PODOWSKI, Kathleen Ann, 59, wife, mother and friend, passed peacefully at home with her family at her side on May 13, 2002 at 12:45 a.m. Kathleen lost a brave fight with cancer. She will be remem- bered for her sense of humor and love for her family. She enjoyed her retirement years with her husband and friends in her favorite activities including boating, beach- combing, bowling and traveling. Kathleen is survived hy her devoted husband of 39 years, Leonard; her son, Michael; daughters, Karen and Kristina; and three beloved brothers, James, Michael and Vincent Tarpey. No services will be held, as requested by Kathleen. Immediate family will celebrate her life privately. The family encourages donations in her memory to be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609. LEWERS FUNERAL HOME

PRINE, Vasco H., of Tampa, passed away May 14, 2002. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Duane Piercey; grand- daughter, Sarah R. Piercey; six step-grandchildren; step-son, Thomas Everson; step- daughter, Sonia Everson; four sisters, Barbara Jean Alexander, Cleo Roder, Naomi Tucker, and Ophelia Johnston. Mr. Prine was a member of the Riverhills Church of God and a Navy Veter an of World War II. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2002, 11 a.m., at the Riverhills Church of God, 6310 E. Sligh Avenue, with Rev. W.F. Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4207 E. Lake Avenue.

RICE, Melba `Ruth`, 77, of Eudora, Kansas, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2002. Service: Wednesday, 2 p.m. May 15th at the First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City, Kansas. Survived by loving family.

RICH, Minnie D., 81, died May 12, 2002. Services: Wednesday, May 15, 10 a.m., Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, Auburndale. Visitation: Tuesday, May 14, 6-8 p.m. Survived by loving family.

RICHARDS, Eric E., 71, of Pinellas Park passed away May 14, 2002. He was a retired roofing contractor. He was predeceased by his parents, E.K. and Lydia Richards. He is survived by his son, Ronnie of Weeki Wachee; two sisters, Lydia Thomas of Brandon and Emily Pezold of Brevard County, Fla.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. It was his request for a private family service.
Hamilton Funeral Home
(813) 677-9109

SHAW, Amanda L., 84, of Tampa, passed away May 13, 2002. She was predeceased by her husband, Champ Shaw; and is survived by her daughter, Sandra Pelt and her husband, Henry, of Tampa; son, Stephen Shaw and his wife, Sandy, of Denver, Colorado; three grandchildren, Cory Shaw, Hank Pelt, and Diana French; and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. Shaw was a member of Seminole Heights Baptist Church for seventy years, the owner and operator of Shaws Motel for 35 years, a member of the Eastern Star, and the TempleTwillers Square Dance Club. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2002, 10 a.m., at the Garden of Memories Chapel, 4207 E. Lake Avenue, with interment to follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

SMIETANSKI, Darlene B., 80, Tampa, died May 11, 2002. Funeral: May 15, 10:30 a.m., Bethel Baptist, Kankakee, Ill, with Paul Mount, officiating. Survived by children; Alan (Lori), Debra; and remaining family.

SMITH, Jesse E., 97, of Riverview, passed away May 14, 2002. Survivors include son, Fred of Tampa; daughter, Catherine Wood of Riverview; sister, Amy Saxe of Pennsylvania; 12 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 16 at 11 a.m. from the chapel with Jeff Brewer of Fisherman's Net officiating. Visitation will be Thursday at 10 a.m. prior to service time. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens.
Hamilton Funeral Home
(813) 677-9109

SPROTT, Susan B., age 64, of Tampa, died Saturday, May 11, 2002. She is survived by daughters, Heather Robinson and Nicole Robinson of Tampa; sister, Julie Walters of Jupiter, Fla.; brother, Robert E. Bedford of Yorkshire, England; and two grandchildren. Born in England she emigrated to the USA in 1961. She became a CPA and worked for NCNB (now Bank of America) retiring in 1992 as a VP in their Trust Department. Susan, and her late husband Lewis, were avid boaters, and members of the St. Pete Yacht Club. Susan was a member of the Salty Sisters. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2002 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 906 S. Orleans Ave. Tampa, FL 33606 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla. Arrangements are under the direction of Choice Funeral Home, Stuart, Fla.

THOMPSON, Donald E,. 60, of Riverview, died May 13, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Adah; sons, Donald Jr., Jeff, David, Rick and Nick; daughter, Debbie; two brothers; two sisters; nine grandchildren.
ZIPPERER'S FUNERAL HOME

WEISIGER, Swannie C., age 91 of Tampa passed away Monday, May 13, 2002. She was preceded in death by her husband, George M. Weisiger Jr. and her sons, George M. Weisiger Jr. and Jack C. Weisiger. Survivors include her daughters, Mary Catherine Jerkins, Frances Spoto and Louise Squier; ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. A Graveside Service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday May 16, 2002 at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Manor Care of Carrollwood Nursing Home, 3030 Bearss Ave., Tampa, FL 33618 or Alzheimer's Association, Tampa Bay Chapter, 9365 US Hwy 19 N., Pinellas Park, FL 33782 in her memory.

WOMACK, Shirley, 64 of Land O Lakes, passed away May 12, 2002. Survivors include five sons; two daughters; three brothers; two sisters. Arrangements by Adams and Jennings Funeral Home.

WOOD, Gordon E., 63, and lifelong resident of Sulphur Springs, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 12, 2002. Survivors include his loving wife of 24 years, Audrey; son, Clint E. Wood; daughters, Darlene Kerns and her husband Rick, and Tina Wood; brothers, David and Doug Wood; sister, Mary Branch; grandchildren, Rick, Jr., Joseph, Deanna, Tracy, Devon, Ashley; and his great-grandchildren, Taylor and Sarah. Gordon was a Merchant Seaman and a Master Fenceman. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Blount Curry & Roel Funeral Home, Garden of Memories Chapel, 4207 E. Lake Avenue. Funeral services will be on Friday, 12 p.m. at the funeral home chapel with interment to follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.

DANIELIDES, Nicolaos, 69, of Port Richey died Tuesday, May 14, 2002. He is survived by wife, Becky; children, Parthena Hatch, Demetria Pappas, Maria, Leonidis and Constantine. Dobies Funeral Home

DUBORD, Kenneth Gordon, 67, passed away May 13, 2002 in Zephyrhills. Survived by his wife, Linda of Zephyrhills and many close friends. A Memorial Service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the AmVets on Skipper Road in Tampa. Mr. Dubord was a veteran of the Army serving in the Korean Conflict in the 101st Airborne Division. He was a Baptist, a member of the AmVets and the Moose Lodge of Zephyrhills. Born February 1, 1935 in Bridgeport, Conn., he came to this area in 1997 from Atlanta, Ga.
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HERNDON, Wayne Douglas, 55, of Zephyrhills passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, May 12, 2002. Wayne is survived by his wife, Sheila; two sons, Derrick and Tyler; three daughters, Stephanie Armstrong, Tabitha Masters and Angela Messick; one sister, Thelma Reilly; and four grandchildren. Wayne was a veteran of the Marine Corps.

LEWIS, Charles L. Jr., 74, passed away May 13, 2002 in Zephyrhills. He is survived by his wife, Naomi G. of Zephyrhills, Fla.; three sons, Bill Ditterline, and Jack E. Lewis both of Centralia, Ill., and Charles L. Lewis of Chicago, Ill.; 10 daughters, Peggy Lee Brewer of Salem, Ill., Mildred E. Hart of Centralia, Ill., Roxsan Jackson of Sebring, Fla., Carrie L. Cates, Mary R. Brown, Rita A. Brookman, and Robin Knott all of Centralia, Ill., Cathy Rosinski of Crystal Springs, Fla., Cindy Warner of Dade City, Fla., and Nova Ferrington of Crystal Springs, Fla.; sister, Mary Ruth Fuller of Clearwater, Fla.; 33 grandchildren and 16 great- grandchildren. Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 17, 2002 at Whitfield Funeral Home. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 16 at the funeral home. Mr. Lewis was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in World War II, and the Korean Conflict, and a member of the Teamsters Union and F & AM.
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MARRIOTT, Hildred H., 98, of Holiday died Wednesday, May 15, 2002. Survived by a nephew, Leslie H. Hamilton, Colchester, Conn. Dobies Funeral Home, Holiday

McCONAGHY, David, 16, of Port Richey died May 14, 2002. He is survived by father and step-mother, David and Deanna; brother, Daniel; and grandparents, Frances Corbin and Elmer and Alice. Dobies FH

McELROY, John, 72, of New Port Richey died May 14, 2002. He is survived by sons, John, Michael and Johnnie; daughter, Bridgett; seven grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. Dobies F.H.

MILLER, Raymond, 90, of Holiday died May 14, 2002. Survived by wife, Erma; sons, Ernest, Howard, John, Roland and Richard; daughter, Marilyn Gundlach; and sister, Ruth Ringer. Dobies Funeral Home

STRONG, Barbara Jo, 40 of Brooksville passed away Monday, May 13, 2002. Survivors include one son, David John Strong of Land O'Lakes; one daughter, Brittany Strong of Land O' Lakes; her father, John F. Strong of Blairsville, Ga.; her mother and her husband Marcia J. and James Tanner of Ruskin, Fla.; one sister, Lana Marsicano and her husband Edward of Land O' Lakes; her grandmother, Grace Dingm an of Tampa. Ms. Strong lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1980 coming from Maryland. Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2002 at the Mausoleum Chapel at Trinity Memorial Gardens, New Port Richey. The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the Mausoleum Chapel. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the family, for her children.
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WHITMAN, Keith R., 67, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at home. He is preceded in death by his two children. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Connie; one brother, Bruce of Webster, Fla.; and one sister, Sylvia Mahoney of New Jersey. National Cremation Society, Tampa

BARTON, Naomi, 65, formerly of Dade City, died Sunday, May 12, 2002 in Winter Garden. She is survived by her four children, Steve Barton of Groveland, Fla., Shellie Jones of Jacksonville, Fla., Nick Barton of Longwood, Fla., and Kelly Brown of Orlando, Fla.; one brother, Ronnie McDuffie of Dade City; three sisters, Annette Haven of Cedar Key, Fla., Bettie DeBoer of Longwood, Fla., and Debbie Ja ckson of San Antonio, Fla.; six grandchildren, Teresa Kaye, Jessica, Kenneth, Dale, Hunter and Mallory; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Neal McDuffie of Ft. Lauderdale. A native of Holmes County, Fla., she had been a longtime resident of Dade City. Funeral services will beheld at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Coleman & Ferguson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Dade City Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

STEVENSON, Gordon, 78, of Holiday died May 16, 2002. He is survived by wife, Dottie; daughters, Donna McKenzie, Jennifer Camp; four siblings; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Dobies

BARNHOUSE, Iantha A., 74, of Tampa, Florida passed away on May 14, 2002. Mrs. Barnhouse is survived by her husband Louis W.; and three sisters. Mrs. Barnhouse will be missed by Louis for her inner beauty.

BREWER, Ernest `Jake`, age 74, of Lutz passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at University Community Hospital at Fletcher after an extended illness. He was the son of the late Ernest Sr. and Lucille Deckner Brewer. The Deckner and Brewer families were both natives of the Capitol View section of Atlanta. He was a graduate of Boys High School and Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C.; ordained deacon and elder in the Presbyterian Church; known in the machine tool and air compressor industry; associated with Chandler Machinery Co. in Atlanta for over 40 years and serving as president for six of those years. Survived by his wife of 53 years and childhood sweetheart, Annette Foster Brewer: sons, Edmund and wife Patricia of Atlanta, Randy and wife Paula of Tampa; daughter, Lisa Friedman-Coletta and husband Patrick of Atlanta; grandchildren, Melissa Windham and Christin Friedman of Atlanta, Gregory Brewer of Tampa; and great-grandchild, Kaylee Windham of Atlanta. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 18, 2002, 11 a.m. at H.M. Patterson and Son - Arlington Chapel, 173 Allen Road, Sandy Springs, Ga. Family will receive friends at same location on Friday, May 17 between 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

BROWN, Bessie Smith, 64, of Bealsville, died May 10, 2002. She is survived by husband, James; four daughters; two sons; her mother; one sister; and four brothers. Williams Funeral Home, Bartow

BROWNING, Julia E., 88, of Tampa, passed away May 15, 2002. She was born in Rome, Ga. Survivors include husband of 64 years, Ralph; sons, Frank of Zephyrhills, and Don and Paul of Tampa; seven grand- children and nine great-grand- children. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Freeman Harris Funeral Home, Aragon, Ga. with Burial following in Aragon Memorial Cemetery. Swilley Funeral Home, Tampa.

BURNHAM, Tim, 41, of Tampa passed away May 13, 2002. He is survived by his father, Cleighton; mother, Lois; brother, Jim; sisters, Beverly and Susan; daughters, Amanda and Crystal; son, Tim; eight nieces and nephews; and four great-nieces and nephews.
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CACCIATORE, Angelo C., 86, lifelong resident of Tampa, passed away, Thursday, May 16, 2002. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary T. Cacciatore, and his son, Angelo Cacciatore, Jr. He is survived by his daughter, Julie I. Cacciatore; brother, Nelson I. Cacciatore; grandson, Scott A. Cacciatore; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Cacciatore was a World War II United States Army veteran and a custodian for the Hillsborough County School System and retired after 25 years of service. He was of the Catholic faith. Graveside Funeral Services will be held at one o'clock in the afternoon on Saturday, May 18, 2002 at L'Unione Italiana Mausoleum, on the corner of 26th Street and 24th Avenue. The family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 8 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Recitation of the Catholic Wake Rite at

DEMAREST, John `Jack`, 51, of Valrico, passed away May 14, 2002. He is survived by wife, Laura; daughter, Christine; sons, Matthew and Craig; and brother, James. Shannon Funeral Home, Town Chapel

EVERINGHAM, Grace Corral, a lifelong Tampa resident died on May 15. She was 90. Born in Tampa in 1922, Mrs. Everingham graduated from the Academy of the Holy Names in 1929. After graduating from Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart in New York City, Mrs. Everingham attended the Art Students' League of New York and studied under Kimon Nicolaides. Mrs. Everingham was an avid gardener, a particularly active member of the Founders' Garden Circle, a life member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a former member of the Junior League of Tampa. She was the daughter of Angeles and Manuel Corral, founders of Corral Wodiskay Ca., manufacturers of Bering Cigars. One of seven sisters and two brothers she was preceded in death by Eva Corral Florez, Sylvia Corral Vega, Bertha Corral Fletcher, Lucille Corral Cannon, Mary Jo Corral O'Brien, James J. Corral and Manuel Corral, Jr. She is survived by her husband, Robert; and her sister, Flavia Corral De Oliveira both of Tampa; her daughter and son-in-law, Allyson and Dennis Sheckler, grandchildren, Robert Joseph and Christina Corral all of Cambridge, Mass. Funeral services will be conducted at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Monday, May 2 0, at 10 a.m. The Reverend Michael F. Kennelly, S.J. will celebrate the Liturgy of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family suggests contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Post Office Box 1524, Tampa, FL 33601-1524 or Metropolitan Ministries, 2002 N. Florida Ave., Tampa 33602.
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FELTS, Norman H., 70, lifetime resident of Tampa, passed away May 14, 2002. He is survived by his nieces, Dana L. Fuller, Tampa and Debby Rizzo, Oil City, Pa.; and nephew, David Fuller, Buffalo, N.Y. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Sulphur Springs First Baptist Church. A Graveside Service will be held Saturday May 18, 2002 at 2 p.m. p.m. at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park.

FOREMAN, Ora James, 89, of Henderson, Ky., formerly of Tampa, died May 15, 2002. Survived by wife, Emma; one son; one step-daughter; one sister; two grandsons. Benton-Glunt F.H., Henderson, Ky.

GRACE, Billie G., 71, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at the Baldomero Lopez Veterans Nursing Home. He was born in Kermit, West Virginia. He is preceded in death by his wife Betty of thirty five years. He is survived by two daughters, Susie Keen and Glenda Feagle both of Land O' Lakes, Fla.; four grandchildren, Amanda Caldwell, Andrea Jorgenson, Kyle and Kayla Feagle; and one great- grandchild, Adrian Caldwell. No services are scheduled per his request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Baldomero Lopez State Veterans Nursing Home, 6919 Parkway Blvd, Land O' Lakes, FL 34639.
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