HALL, Jeanne Y., 74, of Tampa passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2002. Survivors include one son, Jeff Hall and his wife Linda; one daughter, Pam Hall; one brother, Ray Yancey; one sister, Sylvia Schaefer; and two grand- children, Christopher and Samantha Hall. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio she lived in the Tampa Bay area over 50 years. Funeral services will be held 12 noon, Friday, May 17, 2002 at the Marsicano chapel, 4040 Henderson Blvd., with interment to follow at Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers those who wish may make contributions to the Christian Appalachian Project, C/O Fr. Beitting 322 Crab Orchard St., Lancaster, KY 40446-0001.
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HARTLINE, Jesse D., 85 of Tampa, Florida passed away on May 14, 2002. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ona Mae; son, Jesse D. Hartline Jr. and his wife Mary; daughter, Judy G. Carpenter; sisters, Geneva Martin and Bonnie Fulford; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Hartline was a member of East Chelsea Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge #240. He also was the former own er of Hartline's Shell Service at Orient Road and M.L.K. Jr. Blvd. for many years. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2002, 12 Noon at East Chelsea Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment will follow in Hillsboro Memorial Gardens. The pallbearers will be Richard, Randall and Roy Hartline, Greg and Glenn Carpenter, and Jamey Gage. The honorary pallbearers will be the Fishermens Sunday School Class: Marvin Cox, Fennelly Jones, Steve Terrell, Bob Carpenter and Robert Brier. The family will receive flowers or donations may be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele Street, Tampa, FL 33609, Attn.: Red Team.
HILLS, William , 34, of Wells, Maine, formerly of Tampa, died May 15, 2002. He is survived by his parents; two brothers; one sister; and friends. Bibber Memorial Chapel, Wells, Maine
HOWARD, Charles E., 67, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2002. Survivors include three sons; two daughters; three grandchildren; four brothers; and three sisters. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 18, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes Garden of Memories Chapel, 4207 E. Lake Ave. Interment to follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.
HUNT, Josephine, 95 of Tampa died May 14, 2002. Survivors include a first cousin, Benjamin Nichols; a second cousin, Nancy Dickson.
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IRVING, Jr., Enoch, of Bartow, died May 10, 2002. He is survived by wife, Susie; two daughters; two sons; two brothers; one sister; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Williams F.H.
KING, Carroll M., 71, of New Port Richey, died May 15, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Jack; one daughter, Rosanna Robins; and two grandsons. Michels & Lundquist
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, FL 33609.SERENITY MEADOWS
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LENT, Roland Asher, 88, of Lake Placid, died May 14, 2002. Survived by wife of 69 years, Rita; son, Peter Lent; daughter, Jacqueline Eckstein; and three grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Port Charlotte
LOPEZ, Jose Ramon, age 48, of Tampa passed away Wednesday May 15, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He is of the Catholic Faith and is survived by his loving parents, Ramon and Josefa Lopez with a host of several uncles, aunts and cousins. Funeral Services will be held Friday 2 p.m. at Blount Curry & Roel Funeral Home, 4730 N. Armenia Ave. with Rev. Fr. Felix Sanchez officiating. Interment to follow at the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
LUTHER, William, 48, of New Port Richey, formerly of St. Petersburg, died May 14, 2002. He is survived by mother, Marian Powers; and sisters, Margo Mullins, Mary Alpiger and Joy Thorne. Dobies F.H.
MATLOCK, Larry C., 57, of Clearwater, died May 13, 2002. He is survived by wife, Vicky; two sons; four daughters; one brother; and one sister. Moss-Feaster Ft. Harrison Chapel
NICHOLS, Dawn Grotke, 53, died May 15, 2002. Survived by significant other, Steve Condit; son, Russell; parents, Robert and Dorothy Grotke; sister, Diane; and brothers, Richard and Robert. Lorne & Sons F.H.
ODOM, Jeanette, 84, of Tampa died May 15, 2002. She was born in Lansing, Mich., moving to Tampa in 1987 from Houston, Texas. Survived by her step-sons, John Odom of Tampa, James Odom of Elyrie, Ohio and William Powers of Valdosta, Ga.; step-daughters, Mary Elkins of Caneyville, Ky. and Marilyn Lupton of Houston, Texas; brother Harry Howe of Lansing, Mich.; fifteen grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday, May 18, at 1 p.m. with Memorial Services to be held 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
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PHELPS, Terrell Ray, 35, of Tampa, died May 12, 2002. He is survived by many loving family members and friends. National Cremation Society, New Port Richey
QUAGLIARELLO, Marcy, 86, of Port Richey died May 12, 2002. He is survived by wife, Rita; and one son, Michael. He was a veteran of World War II. Holloway F.H.
SMITH, Sr. Airman Casey J., 21, passed away May 4, 2002 in Italy. Born in Corinth, Miss., he moved to this area and joined the United States Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Katie; mother, Jimmie Latch and step-father, Greg; father, E.J. Smith and step-mother, Diane; brothers, Jason and Justin; sisters, Alexis and Jennifer; grandmother, Trudy Harrelson; great-grand- mother, Pearl Ferrell and grandfather, Billy Ferrell. Visitation will be May 18, 2002 at 3 p.m. Funeral services at 4 p.m. with Full military Honors to follow at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home.
WILLIAMS, Lillie Ruth, of Bartow, died May 12, 2002. She is survived by six nephews; six nieces; and two cousins. She was a member of Burkett Chapel P.B. Church. Williams Funeral Home, Bartow
ALBRECHT, Paul, 82, of New Port Richey, died May 16, 2002. Survived by sons, Jack, Robert, Martin, Paul and Mark; and daughters, Rosemary Krull, Joan Hamilton and Kay. Dobies Funeral Home
BERRY, Henry, Jr., 65, of Dade City, died May 13, 2002. Survivors include wife, Lurlene; one son, four daughters, one sister and 11 grandchildren. Community Funeral Service, Brooksville
DOUGLAS, Earl `Melvin`, 90, of Zephyrhills, passed away on May 15, 2002 at Heritage Park Specialty Care Center in Dade City. Melvin is survived by four sons, Roy M. and Mark R. of Zephyrhills, Earl T. of Calloway, N,Y., and Bruce W. of Apollo Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews. Born in Leominster, Mass., Melvin came to Florida in 1970 fro m New York. He was a contractor by trade and a veteran of World War II having served with the U.S. Army. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1 till 2 p.m. Private inurnment will take place later in St. Petersburg.
GREEN, Joseph, 73, of Holiday died May 16, 2002. He is survived by wife, Florence; step-son, Alan Kanowitz; and seven siblings. Dobies Funeral Home.
HAMMERNESS, Margaret L., a long-time resident of Zephyrhills, Florida and West Cape May, New Jersey, passed away May 1, 2002 in Wayne, New Jersey, in the loving care of her daughter, Sylvia Lindemann. Margaret was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and attended both American University and George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she wwas a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. Margaret w as an accomplished musician and organist. Her music was enjoyed by many Washington dignitaries, including two Presidents. While in Washington, D.C. she met her husband, Clarence R. Hammerness of Glasgow, Montana. When Parents Magazine began its Book of the Month Club for Children, she was appointed Director/ Manager of the New Jersey office, where she worked for ten years. Margaret was matriarch of a large family, which gathered in West Cape May, summers and holidays. She was a devoted church worker, member of the Christian Womens' Missionary Society, the Woman of the Church, officer and member in the Valparaiso Guild, and organist. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening, reading, and playing the piano. She always had time to spend with her family. She is survived by her son, Richard Hammerness of Bryon, Texas; and daughter, Sylvia Lindemann of Wayne, New Jersey; seven grand- children; and nine great- grandchildren. Memorial services were held in Cape May and in Florida, with Burial to follow at a later date in the Hammerness family plot in Glasgow, Montana. Arrangements were made by the M. Scanlan Funeral Home in Pompton Plains, New Jersey.
KAZMIERCZAK, Kurt, 80, of Zephyrhills died Thursday, May 16, 2002 at East Pasco Medical Center. Born in Germany he moved to this area 19 years ago from Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin. He was a production laborer at Miller Brewing and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Kazmierczak was also a member of The Eagles #3752 in Zephyrhills, The Moose #2276 in Zephyrhills and the American Legion #464 in Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin. He is survived by his wife, Jean; one brother, Eric Kazmierczak of Duluth, Minn.; one sister, Maryann Hug of Watertown, Wisconsin; one grandson, Stephen Kazmierczak of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; and one granddaughter, Kimberly Kazmierczak of Madison, Wisconsin. He was predeceased by a son, Dennis Kazmierczak. A memorial service will be held Monday, May 20, 2002 at the Eagles Post #3752 at 6 p.m. with Chaplain Ted Mallard officiating.
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LaCOSTE, Richard, 58, of Port Richey died May 15, 2002. He is survived by son, Joseph; daughter, Mary; step-mother, Irene; and sister, Jacqueline Clarke. Dobies Funeral Home
WETHERELL, Robert W., 83, passed away May 15, 2002 in Zephyrhills. Survived by his wife, Grace L. of Zephyrhills; two daughters, Alma Rocheleau of Zephyrhills, and Alyce Wetherell of Detroit, Mich.; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild. Services will be held 11:30 a.m. (Today) May 18 at Whitfield Funeral Home Chapel, with Father John Hays officiating. Mr. Wetherell was a veteran of the Navy serving in World War II. He came to this area in 1987 from Roseville, Mich., and was a member of the Tourist Club.
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CAGNINA, Tony, age 93 of Tampa, Fla., passed away May 15, 2002. A native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Mr. Cagnina was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 65 years, Caroline Noto `Carrie` Cagnina. He is survived by his brothers, James and Lorenzo Cagnina; sisters, Teresa, Rose, Angie and Mary and many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Monday morning at 11 o'clo ck from the chapel. of Gonzalez Funeral Home with entombment to follow In L'Unione Italiana Cemetery Mausoleum. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. with recitation of the Catholic Wake Rite to begin at 5 p.m. at the chapel of
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CUNNINGHAM, FrankJoseph, 85, died May 13, 2002 at Winter Haven Hospital. Survived by wife, Marie T. Cunningham. A World War II Veteran, he served in the US Navy. Ott-Laughlin F.H., Auburndale
CUNNINGHAM, Joseph, 85, of Winter Haven, died May 13, 2002. He is survived by wife, Marie. He is a Navy veteran of World War II. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, Auburndale
EVERINGHAM, Grace Corral, a lifelong Tampa resident died on May 15. She was 90. Born in Tampa in 1911, 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 par ticularly 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, 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, MA. Funeral services will be conducted at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Monday, May 20, 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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GARCIA, Gonzalo R., age 75, of Tampa, passed away May 15, 2002 in Miami, Florida. A native of Havana, Cuba and resident of Tampa since 1968, Mr. Garcia is survived by his beloved wife, Georgina; son, Ramon Garcia-Septien, M.D.; daughters, Mildrey Garcia and Magaly Pereiro; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and many other loving family members. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. from the chapel of Gonzalez Funeral Home, with entombment to follow in Garden of Memories Mausoleum. The family will receive Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the chapel of
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GUIN, Berta, 67, of Tampa, died May 15, 2002. She is survived by her mother, Inez Docal; one son, Orlando Guin; one beother and three sisters. Abbey Affordable Cremation
HASLOP, Gerald R., 85, of Belleair, died May 16, 2002. He is survived by sister, Susan McCormack; two nieces, Debbie Terry and Julia McCormack; and nephew, Robert McCormack. Hubbell Funeral Home
KEARNEY, Caroline Archer, age 73, died at her home Thursday, April 25, 2002. She is survived by her son, Richard James Kearney and daughter, Caroline Kearney Macfarlane of Tampa; as well as three grandsons, Bill Kearney, Hugh Macfarlane and Andrew Macfarlane. Mrs. Kearney served as an Eucharistic Minister at Christ the King and was active in her antiques club. She was a member of the Tampa Yach t Club and the Colonial Dames of America, Philadelphia. She was buried in the Churchville, Maryland Presbyterian Cemetery. A memorial mass will be held for her 2 p.m. p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the Chapel of Christ the King Catholic Church. Those who wish to may donate to LifePath Hospice, the American Cancer Society or any other charity.
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KLINE, Carolyn, 80, of Thonotosassa passed away Thursday, May 16, 2002. She is survived by, her husband, Edward of Thonotosassa; two sons Robert Kline of Dover, and Richard Kline of Thonotosassa; one brother, Emmit Richards of San Bernadino, Calif.; two grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A native of Michigan, Mrs. Kline lived in the Tampa area the past 25 years. She was a past member of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Detroit, Mich. The family will receive friends Sunday, May 19, 2002 from 12 noon until 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
LINEBERRY, Charles Thomas `Tom`, 53, of Indian Hill Road, Lynchburg, Va., died Wednesday, May 15, 2002. He was the husband of Sheridan McGehee Lineberry. Mr. Linebery was born May 17, 1948, in Lynchburg, a son of the late Lawrence Lonal Lineberry, Sr. and the late Blanche Amanda Henderson Lineberry. He was a member of Rivermont Presbyterian Church and a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Forehand & C o. Realtors. Mr. Linebery was a member of the Lynchburg Realtors Association, Sons of the Confederacy and United Commercial Travellers. He also was a volunteer at Lynchburg General Hospital. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Charles Addison Lineberry of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; two daughters, Kathryn Moore Pruzan of Wilson, North Carolina, Laura Nau Jakalavich of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; a brother, Lawrence Lonal Lineberry, Jr.; and four grandchildren, Devon, Madeline and Tanner Pruzan and Joseph Jakalavich. A memorial service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2002 at Tharp Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Joseph T. Carson, III officiating. In lieu of flowers, please consider Northwest Gideon Camp, PO Box 4212 Lynchburg, VA 24503, or the American Heart Association, 1900 Tate Springs Road, Suite 19, Lynchburg, VA 24501. Thapr Funeral Home is assisting the family. 434-237-9424. To send condolences, please go to
McMICKLE, Curtis L., `Mac` Sr., 70, of Tampa, died Wednesday, May 15, 2002. Survived by his wife, Nancye L. McMickle; sons, Curtis McMickle, Jr., and Robert McMickle; a daughter, Becky Lasky and her husband Mark, all of Tampa; a brother, Manson McMickle, Cordele, Georgia; sisters, Maxine Ingram, Raleigh, North Carolina, Joyce Collins, Cordele, Georgia and Janice Jacquin, Alpharetta, Georgia; an d a granddaughter, Amanda J. Lasky of Tampa. Mr. McMickle was born in Buena Vista, Georgia and moved to Tampa in 1965, coming here from Charleston, South Carolina. He was a retired Staff Sergeant U.S. Air Force and was of the Baptist faith. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2002 at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
NICHOLS, Dawn Grotke, 53, died May 15, 2002, peacefully after a long illness. Born in North Tonawanda on June 25, 1948, Dawn grew up and went to school in Tampa, Fla. She attended USF before graduating from HCC. Dawn moved to Boynton Beach and has been a resident for the past 20 years. She was a nurse for Bethesda Memorial Hospital, pediatric department, for 17 years. Her life was dedicated to the care of others. She loved caring for children. Dawn enjoyed snorkeling, dancing, nature walks, movies and loved the beach. She had a great yen for life. She is survived by her significant other, Steve Condit; son, Russell and his wife Adriane of Dania, Fla. (Coast Guard); parents, Robert and Dorothy Grotke of Tampa; sister, Diane of New York City; and brothers, Richard and Robert, both of Tamp a. She was a great friend to many and will be greatly missed. A memorial mass will be held on Monday, May 20, 2002 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church, 840 George Bush Blvd., Delray Beach, Fla. LORNE & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Delray Beach. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Drug Abuse Foundation, 400 South Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444.
SAMES, Kenneth H., age 80, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2002. He is survived by his wife Mary of 58 years; son, Kurt Sames; granddaughter, Adrienne Sames and uncle, Chester Sames. Interment will be in Zion Hill Cemetery at a later date in Zion, Pa.
SCHWOERER, Raymond, 71, of Sun City Center, died Thursday, May 16, 2002. Born in Kayto, Wis., he moved here from Cincinnati, Ohio eleven years ago. He was a Navy veteran, member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church and a sales manager for Joseph E. Seagram Company/Wine Division. He enjoyed golf, fishing, dancing, stainglass and many other activities. Survivors include his wife, Patti; children, N ancy (Scott) Collette, Peter (Gayle), Judy Reis, Terri (Tim) Henery, Keith Binns, Lori Binns, Lynn (Dennis) Stoehr; daughter-in-law Tracy Binns; sister, Jan (Bill) Badtke; mother-in-law, Marie Lengyel; sisters-in-law, Gloria Dosen and Judy Pittik; 13 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
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SILECCHIA, Anthony, age 73, passed away May 11, 2002. He is survived by his daughter, Liz Hedden, of Inverness, Fla.; and his sons Michael Silecchia, of Charlotte, N.C., Sperry Silecchia, of Akron, Ohio and Anthony Silecchia, of LaFayette, Ga. He was a native of Akron, Ohio and of the Catholic faith.
SINGER, Dora S., age 76, of Tampa, passed away May 16, 2002. Born Dec. 29, 1925 in Salem, N.J., she raised four boys in Levittown, N.Y. She came to Tampa in 1969 and retired as a Registered Nurse of 36 years. She was a faithful member of Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church where she served as an Elder, chaired the Congregational Care Committee and was blessed with many loving friends. Dora was p receded in death by her parents Edward and Frances Sickler. She is survived by her loving husband of thirty years, James L. Singer; four sons Ray, Paul, Scott, and Mark Sillence; five grandchildren, Ray Jr., Leigh Waite, Christopher, Jamey, and Jennifer Sillence; and three great grandchildren James and Heather Sillence, and Scott Waite. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 20 02 at Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church, 420 Bullard Parkway, with Dr. Taylor Hill and Rev. Charlene Heaton officiating. A reception will be held immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Good Samaritan Fund of Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church.
THOMAS, Bill, 75, of Tampa passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Carrol; two sons, William Thomas, Jr., Tampa and David Allan Thomas, Panama City, Fla.; brother, Carl Lester Singo and sister, Betty Jane Thomas, both of Tampa; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2002 at the chapel of Serenity Meadows Funeral Home, 6919 Providence Rd. with the family receiving friends one hour prior to services. Those who wish may make donations to the American Diabetes. Assoc., P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.
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THOMAS, Madelynn M., age 80, a longtime resident of Tampa passed away Saturday, May 4, 2002. Survivors include her children, Roxie Seiple, Todd Thomas, Mary Kachel, and Pricilla Trulen; two grandchildren, Eric Everett, and Meghan Martens; and great- grandchild, Nicole Everett. Contributions can be made to New School of Monmouth County, 301 Middle Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733-1010.
WIERZEL, Joseph, 83, of New Port Richey, died May 16, 2002. He is survived by two daughters; two sons; one brother; one sister; and two grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist
ELLINGER, Dolores, 83, Hudson, died Thursday, May 16, 2002. Survived by husband, Joe; two sons; two daughters; three siblings; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Dobies F.H.
FERNANDEZ, Barbara, 84, Hudson, died Friday, May 17, 2002. Survived by sisters, Joanne Facon, Catherine Dolan; many nephews; nieces; great-nephews; great-nieces. Dobies F.H.
HOPPER, Bill J., 72, passed away May 17 in Dade City. Survived by his wife, Mildred of Zephyrhills; a son, Robert Lynn Hopper of Evanston, Ill.; a granddaughter, Nicole Yvonne Hopper of Grayslake, Ill.; and a sister, Lillian Brown of Jacksonville, Ill. Funeral services will be held 4 p.m., Sunday (today), May 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home. Interment will be at Skokie, Memorial Park in Skokie, I ll. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m., Sunday before the service at the funeral home. Mr. Hopper was a carpenter in general contracting; a member of the Moose Lodge; and the Pasco Road Runners. He was a veteran of the Air Force and came to this area 11 years ago from Glencoe, Ill. Whitfield Funeral Home Our Hometown Family Serving Your Family
HUSTEAD, John C., 79, died Wednesday, May 15, 2002. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dottie. Also surviving are one son, Phil of Clarksburg, W.VA.; and one daughter, Marcia of Dothan, Ala. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy, who passed away Feb 11, 2002. Also surviving are four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A native of Clarksburg, West Virginia he moved here in 1 987. A memorial service will be held at the 1st United Methodist Church of Zephyrhills on Monday, May 20, 2002 at 11 a.m. at the First Methodist Church in Zephyrhills with Pastor Craig Ford officiating. Burial will be in West Virginia at a later date.
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PELLETIER, Raymond, 61, of New Port Richey, died Thursday, May 16, 2002. Survived by daughter, Mindy Leonardelli; mother, Blanche; brother, Ronald; half-sister, Sandra. Dobies F.H.
ERWIN, Billy D., 70, Hudson, died May 17, 2002. He is survived by wife, Jacklien; two daughters, Mary, Sharon; brother, Jimmy; several nieces and nephews. Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home
FIELDHOUSE, Walter W., 88, of Sun City Center passed away May 16, 2002. He is survived by close personal friends.
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FROCK, Cloyd Benson, Sr., 65, died May 15, 2002, after a long and courageous fight with cancer. Born April 10, 1937 in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, he later served in the Air Force as a flight engineer for 14 years, with the rank of Staff Sergeant E-5. In 1997, he retired from 12 years of service to the Naval Reserves as an aviation electronics technician, first class. Never sitting still, he also had a successful 30 year career with Diebold, Inc., as a technical advisor. He is survived by his wife, Lynn, Gotha, Fla.; son, Cloyd Benson Frock, Jr., Tampa, Fla.; stepdaughter, Stefanie Pearson, Gotha, Fla.; stepson, Scott Pearson, Camden, Ohio; sisters, Lorraine Robinson, Livonia, Mich., Roxalee Younker, Warfordsburg, Pa., Betty Lou Frock, Sylvia Ann Frock; brother, Denver Frock, Berkeley Springs, W. Va. He was a Christian which gave way to him being a loving and caring husband and father, that touched and influenced many lives. He will be missed.
Visitation services to be held at Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, 428 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, Fla., on Monday, May 20, 2002 from 5 - 7 p.m. with Memorial Services beginning at 7 p.m. Graveside services will be Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, located at 6502 SW 102 Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513 (352) 793-7740. Flowers may be sent to Baldwin-Fairchild Winter Garden Chapel, or donations may be made to Hospice of the Comforter, 595 Montgomery Rd., Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714 (407) 682-0808.
HAND, Kamalakis Joy, 66, of Plant City, passed away May 16, 2002. She was predeceased by her husband, Homer Lankford Hand; and is survived by her daughter, Carleen Mobley and her husband Michael of Plant City; three grandchildren, Kelly, Rachel, and Matthew Mobley; three brothers, Mitchell Kamalakis of Savannah, Georgia, Demetrius Kamalakis of Oolagah, Oklahoma, and David Kamalakis of Tampa; and two sisters, Mary Page of Faulkville, Georgia, and Martha O'Brien of Savannah, Georgia. Mrs. Hand was a member of the Soul's Harbor Church of God. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2002, 11 a.m. at the Soul's Harbor Church of God, 5308 E. Columbus Drive, with Rev. Harley Hoskins and Joseph Harrell officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the church.
HEMPSTEAD, Margaret Burrill, 79, of Sun City Center, Fla., passed away on May 14, 2002 while visiting her son, David, in Yarmouth, Maine. Margaret was born Sept. 29, 1922 in Bangor, Maine, and was the daughter of Leslie F. and Mary S. Burrill. She was the wife of the late David Geer Hempstead, whom she married Jan. 1, 1946. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Eastern Maine General Hospital and the University of Maine in 1945. She received her Master's degree in Maternal and Child Health Nursing and Nursing Education from Boston Univ. in 1972. She held nursing positions in Bangor, Maine; Seattle, Wash.; and Cincinnati, Ohio. She served as a professor of Nursing Education in the Mass. Community College system and held the position of Nursing Program Director at Bunker Hill Community College. Margaret was a member of Phi Mu sorority and various professional nursing organizations. Margaret and David lived in Augusta, Maine; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Boxford, Mass. Upon their retirement, Margaret and David moved to Sun City Center, Fla. and continued to summer at their cottage on Onawa Lake, Maine. In Sun City Center, she was active in the United Community Church, dance groups, bridge groups and enjoyed theater, music and travel. She played the violin in the Sarasota Pops Orchestra for nine years. She is survived by her two children, Judith Anne Hempstead Rick and her husband Jonathan of Long Lake, Minn., and David Burrill Hempstead and his wife Rolande of Yarmouth, Maine; her sister, Eleanor Burrill Hill of Sun City Center, Fla.; and five grandchildren, Jeffrey Hempstead Rick and his wife Lisa, Mark David Hempstead, Rebecca Libby Rick, Amy Jean Hempstead and Christopher Frank Hempstead; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Hempstead Hemman of Norwood, Massachusetts and Elizabeth Hempstead Dexter and her husband Russell of Auburn, Maine. Memorial services were held at Sacred Heart Church in Yarmouth, Maine on Saturday. A memorial service will be held at United Community Church in Sun City Center at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2002. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor, Maine at 1 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to favorite charities in Margaret's name. Lindquist Funeral Home
KING, Stephen, age 42, of Land O' Lakes, died May 13, 2002. Survived by his children, Cameron and Mallory, four brothers; one sister; and his mother. Services will be held May 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Van Dyke U. M. Church , 5620 Lakeside Dr., Lutz.
KINNARD, Gladys Bowers, `Grandahl`, 83, of Tampa, passed away on May 16, 2002. She is survived by her husband, William E. Kinnard, Sr.; son, Sherman F. Mercer; and daughter, Dorothy M. Pritchett; stepson, William E. Kinnard, Jr.; and two stepdaughters, Jean Cannon and Beverly Owens; sister, Alberta Furney; and four grandchildren, Craig and Sam Pritchett, and Buddy and Belinda Mercer; two great-grandchildren, Brysty Callahan, Deidre Mercer; one great-great-grandchild, Kayti Callahan; and nine step-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 2 p.m., at Tampa First Assembly of God Church, 2910 Orient Road. Interment will follow at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Monday, May 20, 2002 from 6 - 8 p.m., Adams & Jennings Funeral Home (813) 237-3345, `Family Owned & Operated since 1954`.
LLANES, Manuel, 76, of Tampa died May 14, 2002. He is survived by fiancee, Rose Meginness; daughter, Priscilla Pinero; brothers John Camera and Tony Llanes; sister Josie Vitale; grandchildren, Renee Pinero, Christina Ruggieri and Daniel Pinero; and four great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2002, 7 p.m. at Bayshore United Methodist Church, 3909 S. MacDill Ave., Tampa.
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LYTTLE, Bessie, 79, of Tampa passed away May 16, 2002. She is survived by her son, Billy Ray Norris and his wife Catherine of Valrico; two grandsons, Chris Norris and his wife Debbie of Plant City, Doug Norris and his wife Amber of Lithia; four great-grandchildren, Justin, Kaitlin, Sarah, and Taylor; and one sister, Mary Faulk, of Apopka. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 20, 2002, 10 a.m. at the Garden of Memories Chapel, 4207 E. Lake Avenue, with Dr. R.H. Adams, Oakwood Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 3-5 p.m. at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele Street, Tampa, FL 33609 in her memory. The family wishes to thank the Orange Team for their care and support.
MILLARD, Patricia Anne, 66, of Port Huron, Michigan, died Wednesday, May 15, 2002. A seasonal resident of New Port Richey, she is survived by her daughter, Sharon. Holloway Funeral Home
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 remembered 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, beachcombing, 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
POWELL, Robert H., III, 71, Holiday, died May 17, 2002. Survived by wife, Evelyn; son, Robert; daughter, Teresa; one granddaughter; brother, William. Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home
PROFENNO, LISA L., 40 of Wesley Chapel, Fla., passed away May 17, 2002, at Tampa General Hospital. She was born in Portland, Oregon. She moved to the Bay Area from Phoenix, Arizona in 1992. She was a Christian. She received her Master's Degree from USF and was a Corporate Cash Manager for Tampa Electric. She is survived by her husband, Domnic; two sons, Domnic Profenno III of Wesley Chapel, Anthony Profenno of San Antonio, Fla.; two daughters, Arian Woloszcak, Robyn Profenno of Wesley Chapel, Fla.; father and stepmother, Lance and Carolyn Blair of Bayfield, Colo.; mother and stepfather, Samantha and Gene Nelson of Riverview, Fla.; one brother, Gregory Blair of Topeka, Kan.; one granddaughter, Victoria Morgan Woloszcak. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday at 3 p.m. at the Loyless Funeral Home Chapel, 5310 Land O' Lakes Blvd, Land O' Lakes, Fla.
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THACKER, Jack Kiff, born in Huntington, W.Va. on October 15, 1948 died May 12, 2002. A graduate of USF, survived by father, W.K. Thacker; mother, Maebelle Kiff Thacker; brother, W.K. Thacker II; sister, Barbara Willera; and many friends. A Memorial Service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at the funeral home.
TROJCAK, Olive R., 87, passed away at Brandon Regional Hospital on May 17, 2002. She was a retired waitress. She is survived by two daughters, Carol Smith, Brandon, Fla., and Jacqueline Anderson, Chesapeake, Va. National Cremation Society-Tampa
VALLE, Alice, 76, of New Port Richey, died Thursday, May 16, 2002. Survived by son, Daniel; daughters, Nancy, Marty; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Dobies Funeral Home
WILLIAMS, Woodrow W., died on May 18, 2002 at his residence in Lutz. He is survived by his wife, Ola Mae Williams; two sons, Carl W. Williams, Gary B. Williams; a daughter, Betty Kay DeSantis, all of Lutz; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was of the Methodist faith. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m., from the graveside at Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Lutz Chapel.
WITT, Bettye Stodghill, 74, of Tampa, passed away May 16, 2002 at her home in the loving care of her family and the LifePath Hospice. Born in Plant City, Florida, She was the last surviving child of Jack and Nancy Murray. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Stodghill in 1971 and Harry Witt in 1994. Bettye was a member of the Plant City Church of Christ. Survivors include Larry and Judy Stodghill of Arkansas, Bob and Sheila Stodghill of Tiplersville, Mississippi, Wayne Stodghill and Jack Stodghill, both of Tampa; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; and `Aunt Bettye's` many nieces and nephews. Visitations will be held Monday, May 20, 6-8 p.m. at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens, Brandon. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home (813) 689-8121
WOOD, Walter W., of Sun City Center passed away Thursday, May 16, 2002. He was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania and moved to Florida in 1960. Mr. Wood was a U.S. Army veteran and retired attorney for the Florida State Comptrollers office. He was a member of St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, a graduate of Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio, and of the Case Western Reserve Law School, Cleveland, Ohio. He was admitted to practice in both Ohio and Florida. Mr. Wood is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty Jane Fisher Wood; and daughter, Anne Michelle Wood of Eugene, Oregon. Mr. Wood will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 23, 2002, 11 a.m. at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church in Ruskin.
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BROWNLEE, Martha N., 59, of Zephyrhills, passed away at Hernando/Pasco Hospice Care Center in Dade City on Friday, after a long battle with cancer. A native of Cornelia, Ga., she came to this area in 1980 from Clarksville, Ga. Martha is survived by her husband, Robert; three daughters, Cindi Frankum of Clarksville, Roxanne Ellerbee of Wesley Chapel, and Terri Dawn Brownlee of Zephyrhills; four grandchildren, Bobby, Stephanie Frankum, Amanda Gano, and Zachery Derrick; two sisters, Eunice Rich of Canton, Ohio, and Sharon Norman of Paris, Ohio; three brothers, Jack and David Eller of Canton, and Joseph of Kissimmee; parents, Andy and Inez Eller of Haines City. Martha is preceded in death by two sisters.
BRYKER, James C., 89, of Dade City, died Saturday, May 18, 2002 at Heritage Park Care Center. A native of New Jersey, he moved to this area in 1997 from Tierre Verde. He was a retired mobile home park owner and was a US Army Veteran of World War II in the European Theatre. Survivors include his wife, Alaine; a daughter, Lynn Tepper of Dade City; a stepson, Elliott Tepper and his wife, Mary, of Madrid, Spain; a brother, Tom Bryker of New Jersey; and three grandsons, David Tepper of Madrid, Jonathan Tepper of London, England, and Lt. Peter Tepper of Fort Drum, NY.
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DOTSON, Melanie K., 52, of Zephyrhills, passed away on Friday at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. Melanie was born in Toledo, Ohio, and came to the Zephyrhills area some 25 years ago from Grover Hill, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, John; two daughters, Rachel and Lauren; one son, Stephen of Temple Terrance; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Algene and Wayne Westgate of Marion, Ind., and Debra and Charles Dunham of Haviland, Ohio; both parents, Charles and Nova Scarbrough of Grover Hill, Ohio; as well as many nieces and nephews. Melanie was Baptist by faith, a customer service supervisor at Chad Supply in Thonotosassa. Services will be held later this week in Middle Creek Cemetery in Grover Hill, Ohio.
HOJLO, Michael J., III, 54, of Land O' Lakes, passed away on May 17, 2002 at home. He is survived by his beloved wife, Retta ( Paetke ) Hojlo; a devoted father of his three children, Michelle, Charles and Marjorie; four grandchildren; and a loyal son of his mother, Marguerite Hojlo. Mr. Hojlo was born in Boston, Mass. on August 17, 1947. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1965 serving in Korea, Vietnam and Panama before retiring as a MSGT., in 1987. A Graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at 10 a.m. at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. with military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Faith Childrens Home Girl's Dorm, 11415 Hope International Drive, Tampa, FL 33625, (813) 961-1214 in his memory.
MacLEAN, Charles H., 83, of Dade City, died Friday, May 17, 2002 at Pasco Regional Medical Center. Born in Hamden, New York, he moved to this area 13 years ago from Brooksville, Fla., after leaving New York. He was a retired Truck Driver and served in the US Army during World War II. He is survived by his wife, of 60 years, Barbara MacLean of Dade City; two daughters, Donna Calhoun of Dade City and Charlene Brown of Freeville, New York; one brother, William MacLean of Cortland, New York; two sisters, Virginia Morgan of Cortland, New York and Irene Penrose of Lisle, New York; 11 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by one daughter, Janet MacLean; one brother, Leroy MacLean; and one grandson, Joseph Hutchings. A Visitation for Mr. MacLean will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2002 from 10-12 Noon at Oakley Funeral Home in Dade City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association.
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