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Date: Monday, 28 December 2015, at 12:56 a.m.

HYLTON, Myron L., 81, of Tampa passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; a brother Alan Richard Hylton of Tampa; nieces, Stephanie Moffitt of Riverview, Debra Littleton and her husband Rick of Knoxville, Tenn., and Patricia Hasty of Tampa; sister-in-law Beverly Hoover of Toronto; step sisters in law, Elizabeth Alsop and her husband Webb a nd Marie Glover and her husband John all of Kansas City, Kan. well as several grand and great grand nieces and nephews. Mr. Hylton was a Presbyterian, a Coast Guard Veteran of World War II and was an active member of the Tampa Board of Realtors for many years. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2002 at 2 p.m. at the Mark III Funeral Home South Tampa Chapel with Dr. John DeBovoise of Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church officiating. Friends may visit one hour prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Florida United Methodist Children's Home P.O. Box 6299 Deltona, FL 32728-6299 or Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church 3501 San Jose, Tampa, FL 33629.

JEANS, Richard, 87, employee of Ace Hardware in Sun City Center, died Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at South Bay Hospital in Sun City. He retired from General Electric in 1980 after 35 years of service at the Lynn, Massachusetts Jet Engine Division. He was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on January 11, 1915. His wife, Elizabeth; one son and one daughter; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild survive him. He and Elizabeth celebrated 65 years of marriage on May 15, 2002. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City Center, FL 33573. National Cremation Society, Tampa

LANIER, Ashley Thomas, age 71, passed away May 24, 2002 at his home in Temple Terrace under the care of LifePath Hospice. He was born in Maple Hill, North Carolina and came to Florida where he was stationed in the Air Force. He was a graduate of the University of Florida and was a CPA in Tampa for over 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Alice; a sister, Hazel Johnson, Wilmington, N.C.; a bro ther, Harvey, Titusville; a daughter, Terri Schisler, Pensacola; two sons, Stewart, Charlotte, N.C. and Adam, Morristown, N.J.; two stepchildren, Cathy Carlton Reilly, LaGrangeville, N.Y., and John Carlton, Clarksville, Tenn.; three granddaughters; three step-granddaughters and two step-grandsons. He was a 33rd degree Mason and a member of Egypt Temple Shrine, was Treasurer of the Scottish Rite Consistory, Valley of Tampa, Past District Deputy Grand Master of the 20th Masonic District, Past Master Temple Terrace Lodge #330 F&AM, a member of Tampa York Rite Bodies and Past Patron Port Tampa Chapter #178, Order of the Eastern Star. The family would like to thank the staff on 4th Floor E. and W. at University Community Hospital, Dr. Frank Tagliarini, Dr. Xavier Cannella, Dr. Ron Schiff, Dr. C harles Sanders, and the Pearl Team of Hospice for their kindness and excellent care as he fought his battle with cancer for the past 2 1/2 years. A Memorial Service will be held at the C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home on Wednesday May 29 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers those who wish may make donations to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele Street, Tampa, FL 33609.
C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home
9750 N. 56th Street
Temple Terrace, 33617

LATOPOLSKI, Lovie, 78, of Tarpon Springs, died Thursday, May 23, 2002. Survived by son, Paul, Antioch, Tenn.; grandsons, Brian, Steve, both of Knoxville, Tenn.
Dobies Funeral Home.

MINK, Clark Berle, 79, died May 22, 2002. Survived by wife, Ruby; sons, Larry, David; daughters, Diana, Denise; brother, Bruce; sister, Betty; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Eastside F.H.

OSTING, George W., Jr., age 60, of Mt. Vernon, Ga. died April 17, 2002. Survivors include wife, Faye; son, Michael and wife Trish; son, Bryan; daughter, Debbie Ray and husband Nick; three grand- children, Cody Osting, Kayla and Tyler Ray all of Mt. Vernon; parents, George and Dorthy of Tampa; brother, David and wife Gail of Tenn.; sister, Dottie Russell and husband Paul of Ky.; sister, Linda Ch illura and husband Sal of Tampa; brothers Rick and his wife Judy of Tampa, John of Land O' Lakes, and Chris and wife Danielle of Washington; many nieces and nephews. Services were held at The Stewart Family Funeral Chapel of Vidalia, Ga.

POSPISHIL, Pauline B., 55, of Plant City, passed away on May 22, 2002. She is survived by her loving family. Wells Memorial Funeral Home (813) 752-1111

PUCH, Anna C., 84, of New Port Richey formerly of Illinois, died May 22, 2002. Survived by sister, Lottie McDaniel of Plano, Texas; one nephew; three nieces. Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home

ROGERS, Lorraine, on Thursday, May 23, 2002 our dear mother, Lorraine Rogers, age 94, went to be with her Lord. Born in Georgia and a resident of Tampa for over 80 years. She is survived be her sister, Otella Grieer; two sons, Cecil and Kenneth and her daughter, Helen Daniels and many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, May 27, 2002 at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice; 3010 Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609.

SAAVEDRA BONETA, Jesus M., 52, of Tampa passed away May 22, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Alina; son, Shawn Saavedra; daughter, Sara Cardinale; two grandchildren; four sisters, Estrella, America, Ginnette, and Carlota. Mr. Boneta served in the U.S. Air Force from 1978-1983 and was a member of Idlewild Baptist Church. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2002, at Noon, at St. Paul Catholic Church.

SAVAGE, Mildred V., age 85 of Tampa, passed away May 24, 2002. She was a lifelong resident of Tampa. Mrs. Savage was preceded in death by her husband, Hanson Savage; and son, Charles Savage and survived by; daughter, Virginia Soule and husband George Jr.; sisters, Edith Sharp and Leitha Seidl; grandchildren, Kenneth and Bruce Soule, Charlene Steigerwaldt and Vladimir Savage; and six great-grand children. She was also a member of First Church of God of Tampa. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Gonzalez Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Monday at
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
Julio Gonzalez-Roel, L.F.D.
Adolfo Gonzalez-Roel, L.F.D.
7209 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
(813) 931-1833

SCHRAMM, Arleen D., 76 of Tampa passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2002. She is survived by her loving family.
SERENITY MEADOWS FUNERAL HOME
677-9494

SMOLAKOV, Niclaus W., passed away on May 17, 2002 in Tampa, Fla., at the age of 63. Mr. Smolakov was born in Latvia. He lived and attended schools in Millville, N.J., and Erie, Pa. He also studied at Penn State University and Baylor University. His military service was in the U.S. Air Force where he served as an Airman Second Class. He worked as a systems analyst for Seagrams Co. in New York. For the past 20 years, he was the manager of Camp Nebraska in Tampa, Fla. Mr. Smolakov was the son of the late Rev. Vladimir and the late Vera Smolakov. Survived by one daughter, Jenette Smolakov of Norwalk, Conn., and her mother, Jackie Smolakov; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Jennie and Jerry Liston of Herndon, Va., and Olga and Tony Lieggi of Ewing, N.J.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Wednesday and Thursday at the St. Nicholas Old Orthodox Church, Millville. Arrangements were made by Barbetti Funeral home, 2104 E. Main St., Millville. Burial was in St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Millville. Memorial donations in his memory can be sent to the St. Nicholas Old Orthodox Church, 2402 Leamings Mills Rd., Millville, NJ.

WHITE, Diane F., 32, of Apollo Beach passed away April 1, 2002. She was born in Waterbury, Conn. and came here three years ago. She was a nurse's aide and a massage therapist. She is survived by her loving family. A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 26 at 4 p.m. at Apollo Beach Community Church, conducted by Rev. Gary Holt. Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to Kathleen A. Fidanza, 23222 County Line Rd., Cochranton, PA 16314. LEWERS FUNERAL HOME

DALY, Thomas A., 76, of Dade City, died Saturday morning, May 25, 2002 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; two sons, Thomas J. Daly and wife Barbara of Tampa and Dennis S. Daly and wife Kim of Novato, Calif.; two daughters, Barbara C. Daly of Tampa and Carol A. Kelley and husband Robert of Dade City; and six grandchildren. A native of Queens, N.Y., he moved to Dade City in 1974 from Long Island, N.Y. He retired from the Nassau County Police Department in Long Island, N.Y., and retired from the Pasco County Sheriffs Dept., where he worked as a bailiff for 20 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church; the Fraternal Order of Police; the Police Benevolent Association; the Retired Police Association; and the International Police Association. He served in the US N avy during World War II. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., on Monday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. Patrick Rebel as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-7 p.m. on Sunday (today) at the church where a wake service will be held at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to be made to the Hernando-Pasco Hospice.

HAGLEY, Thomas John, 47, passed away May 23, 2002 in Tampa. Survived by his father and mother; John Robert and Jacquelyn (Gosline) Hagley of Zephyrhills; brother, Timothy Robert Hagley of Buchanan, Mich.; and sister, Teresa Ann Hagley of Indianapolis, Ind. Thomas came to the Tampa area in 1991 from Buchanan, Mich., and was a Methodist.
WHITFIELD FUNERAL HOME
Our Hometown Family
Serving Your Family
813-783-9900.

JONES, Sharleen (Sally), passed away May 22, 2002 in Zephyrhills, Fla. She is survived by her parents, Larry and Loa Hayner of Zephyrhills, Fla.; husband, Byron Jones of Zephyrhills, Fla.; daughter, Holly Jones also of Zephyrhills; brothers, David (Cheri) Hayner of Daytona Beach, Fla., Jeffrey Hayner of American Samoa, Michael (Georgette) Hayner of Zephyrhills; and sister, Lina Hayner Muhammed of The United Arab Emirates; many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, May 28th at 10 a.m. at the first Church Of The Nazarene in Zephyrhills, with the Rev. Talbot S. Denny and Sally's brother, David L. Hayner officiating. Public viewing will be from 6-8 p.m., on Monday at Oakley Funeral Home in Zephyrhills on State Rd 54 W. Entombment will follow the funeral service at Chap el Hills Gardens Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sally Jones memorial fund, set up at the Community National Bank of Pasco County, located at 36239 Hwy. 54W in Zephyrhills.
OAKLEY FUNERAL HOMES
DADE CITY & ZEPHYRHILLS
Oakley Funeral Home
Dade City, Florida
352/567-6100

PETROZZI, Peter, 82, of Port Richey died Thursday, May 23, 2002. Survived by sister, Cristina N. Petrozzi, Port Richey. Dobies Funeral Home.

PRIOR, Mary Catherine age 54, died peacefully at her home on May 11, 2002 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A longtime resident of Colorado Springs, Mary was formerly of Tampa, and Graduate of Tampa Catholic High. She was one of seven children born to William and Mary Prior. Born in San Diego, CA, April 18, 1948. Mary was predeceased in death by her brother, Joseph Frank Prior. Survivors are her three children, Daria, Brian and Anita, her parents of Brooksville, FL, and five siblings, Cindy Redelman, Beth Prior Breeden, William Prior, Jr, Victoria Prior and Angie Prior Dement.

ATNIP, George W., 85, of Tampa, died May 22 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Born near Glasgow, Kentucky on January 5, 1917, he grew up in southern Kentucky and attended Bowling Green Business University. He moved to Tampa in 1937 and served in the United States Army in England in World War II, rising to the rank of Master Sergeant. He was employed as Purchasing Agent for General Portland Cement Compa ny in Tampa for over 37 years, and then by Knight and Wall Company until his retirement in 1982. He joined the Bayshore Baptist Church shortly after moving to Tampa, and remained a member throughout his life, holding office in the church and teaching Sunday School over a period of more than 60 years. At Bayshore Baptist he met and married Evelyn Holtzclaw, who became his wife of 51 years until her death in 1996. He is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn H. Atnip. He is survived by two sons, Gilbert W. Atnip of New Albany, Indiana and Robert G. Atnip of Hershey, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, Richard, Lindsay, Allison and Elizabeth Atnip; and a niece, Lanna Phillips. Arrangements are being handled by Mark III Funeral Home, Tampa. Visitation will be held at the Dale Mabry location on Mo nday, May 27, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Bayshore Baptist Church, 3111 Morrison Avenue, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories. The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Bayshore Baptist Church.

BEEDEM, Thomas J., Jr., 69, Punta Gorda, died May 22, 2002. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday, Shakopee, Minn., Cavanaugh-McNearney Funeral Home. (952)445-2755. Survived by loving family.

CARUSO, Claude B., age 85, of Tampa, passed away May 23, 2002. Mr. Caruso was a lifelong resident of Tampa. He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughter, Doreen Alvarez; two grandsons, Jason and Brian Alvarez; and one great-grandson, Alex Alvarez. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 12 noon at Gonzalez Funeral Home, with interment to follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 11 a.m. until 12 noon 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

CASTLEMAN, Jessie, 79, of Tampa, passed away on May 24, 2002. She is survived by her son, Allen Castleman and wife Carol; daughter, Vicki Welch and husband, Charles; two sisters, Gloria Curtis and Aileen Anderson; one granddaughter, Amanda Welch; and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Castleman is preceded in death by brothers, Edward and Rayburn Martin. Mrs. Castleman moved to Tampa in 1954 and ret ired from Sears after 33 years of service. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at 4 p.m. at Adams and Jennings Funeral Home with Rev. Reno Zunz of Idlewild Baptist Church officiating. Family will receive friends 2 - 4 Tuesday, May 28, 2002. Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to a charity of your choice.
Adams & Jennings Funeral Home
(813) 237-3345
`Family Owned & Operated since 1954`

CIOTTI, Florence, age 79, of Tampa passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at the Excel Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and native of Pittsburgh, Pa. She is survived by her sister, Helen Carbonare of Pittsburgh, Pa.; niece, Karen Carbonare of Bel Air, Md.; nephew, James Carbonare and wife Irene of Pittsburg, Pa. A Funeral Mass for the repose of her soul will be celebrated Thursday, May 30th, 10 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, W. Hillsborough and N. Himes with Interment to follow at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Family will recieve friends Wednesday 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. with the recitation of the Catholic Wake Rite Service 6:30 p.m. at

COLHOUN, Robert A., Lt. Col. U.S.A.F., retired, 81, of Sun City Center, died April 23, 2002. Survived by his wife, Mary Ann; granddaughter, Cristin Purgeson; nieces, Kathy Newton and Donna Williams. Predeceased by his beloved daughter, Robyn Paraiso; his parents, Joseph and Georgia Colhoun; and sister, Marilyn Newton. Bob was born in Tampa and graduated from Hillsborough High School in 1939. Du ring World War II, he served in the US Air Force as a pilot. Later he worked as an executive for several commercial airlines, the last being Transamerican Airlines. Memorial services will be held at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Sun City Center, Fla., at 2 p.m., Monday, May 27,m 2002. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Marrow Foundation, 400 7th St. NW Ste. 206, Washington, D.C. 20004 or the charity of your choice. LEWERS FUNERAL HOME

CONSTANTINE, John Miles, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2002. Survived by his wife, Margaret; one son; three grandchildren. Brewer and Sons Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel

COOK, Adrian, 83, a Tampa resident until 1969, died May 20, 2002, at Hospice House in Cape Coral, Fla. He is survived by Sue, his wife of 60 years; daughters, Kathleen (Walter) Hudson of Tampa and Linda (Dan) Mattos of Ft. Myers; grandson, Doug Williams of Lakeland; and great-grandson, Hayden Williams of Auburndale. The family honored his wishes for cremation with no memorial service. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice, 2430 Diplomat Parkway, Cape Coral, FL 33909.

CORADI, Sharon M., 53, died Wednesday, May 22, 2002. Survived by parents, William and Mary. She volunteered for Ruth Eckerd Hall and Fl. International Museum. American Heritage Cremation

CROOK, Herman O., 73 of Tampa passed away May 18, 2002. Resident of Tampa since 1974. He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Nancy; sister, Faynell Gordon; daughter Karen Greenhalgh; sons Kevin, and Kelly; and grandchildren, Kasey, Garrett, Jordan, and Jaden. Herman was a retired Marine who served in Korea. He was a Chosin Reservoir survivor. Upon return he stated, `Every day is a gif t`. The Family will receive friends on Thursday, May 30, 6-8 p.m. at Mark III Funeral Home, 7701 W. Hillsborough, Tampa. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch at 3180 Enterprise Rd. E, Safety Harbor, FL 34695.

CRUZ-DeLEON, Ana Gloria, 68, passed away May 24, 2002. She was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She is survived by her children; Gil, Yvette, David, Samuel, Daniel, Miguel, and Odaris; one sister; sixteen grandchildren; and one great-grandchild, Immanuel. God Bless You, Mom. We Love You.
Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services
(813) 237-2900

CUSUMANO, Rose DiMaggio, 88, of Tampa (Ybor City) passed away May 23, 2002. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Cusumano. She is survived by her son, Anthony D. Cusumano and his wife Ruth of Tampa; her brother, Nick DiMaggio; her three sisters, Mary Saia, Josephine Pugh and Beatrice Attaway; five grandchildren, Debby Cusumano Michael Cusumano, Sonny, Jeff and Connie Cole; and five g reat-grandchildren, Savannah Karchner, David Cole Karchner, Sarah Rose Cole, Hunter Cole and Austin Cole. The family will visit with friends Tuesday, May 28 from 11 a.m. - 12 Noon at the funeral home with funeral services beginning at 12 Noon. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Tampa.

DIAZ, Luis, 57, died Tuesday, May 21, 2002. Survived by loving wife, Milagros; three sons; three daughters; six siblings; four grandchildren. Brewer and Sons F.H., Seven Hills Chapel

DILLMAN, Charles E., 91, of Clearwater, died May 23, 2002. He was born in Hartford, Conn., and moved her in 1966 from New York. He was a retired accountant for the City of New York. Moss-Feaster F.H.

DOCKERY, Maurice, age 69, of Tampa, Fla., born in Morgantown, Kentucky, died Thursday, May 22, 2002 in Tampa. He was retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years. Survived by sons, Maurice Dockery, Jr., of Lakeland, Wesley Dockery of Tampa; daughters, JoAnn Talley of Bunnell, Debora Dockery of Tampa, Maureena Davis, Benton, Ill., Donna Augustine of Parish, Md., Mary Nenith of Lakeland, and Jennifer Amstutz of Plant City; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Gramkow Funeral Home
500 E. Airport Blvd.
Sanford, Florida 32773
407-322-3213

ELCOCK, Kathleen, 85, of Sun City Center died May 20, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Robert; one son; one daughter; six grandchildren and two great grand-children
ZIPPERER'S FUNERAL HOME

FOX, Eugene Harold Lt. Col., USAF Ret., 70, of North Ft. Myers died May 20, 2002 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Lima, Ohio and moved to N. Ft. Myers 11 years ago coming from Tampa where he had been a 2O year resident. A member of First Baptist Church in Ft. Myers, Col. Fox was active in the Chancel Choir. Survivors include his wife, Dons; son, David (Pat) of Manassas, Va.; daughter, Linda (Travis) Haycook of Cleveland, Ohio; brother, Roger (Phyllis) of Penn Valley, Calif.; grandchildren, Josh, Toby, Katie, Maxx and Matthew; and great-grand- children, Laken and Jaden. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 28, 2002 in Ft. Myers. Burial with military Honors at 2:30 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Coral Ridge Funeral Home, Cape Foral, Fla.

FUNARI, Dorothy M., 74, died Thursday, May 23, 2002. Survived by husband of 55 years, Leonard; son; daughters; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons F.H.

GARGIULO, Elba D., age 66, of Tampa passed away Thursday, May 23, 2002 at her residence. She was born in Cidra, Puerto Rico and moved to Tampa in 1986 from Morrisville, Pa. She was a Christian and attended Oak Grove United Methodist Church. She is survived by her beloved husband, Ralph; sons, Eluid Figueroa of Yardville, N.J., Elizer Figueroa of Rio Grande, PR, Edwin Figueroa of Tappan, N.Y., Alias Figueroa of Tampa, Ralph Gargiulo of Tampa; daughters, Carmen Johnson and Catherine Cortez both of Tampa; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Graveside Services will be held Monday, May 27, 2002, 10 a.m. at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Cameron Lashbrook officiating. Friends and family are requested to meet at the cemetery. Family will receive friends today, Sunday, 6 to 8 p.m. at

GEPHART, Terry, 57, of Wimauma, died May 24, 2002. Survived by wife, Linda; sons, Steven; daughters, Sandra, Teresa, Deborah; brother, Neil; sister, Suzanne; eight grandchildren.
Zipperer's Funeral Home

GREER, Beverly Louise, 69, Zephyrhills, died Tuesday May 21, 2002. Survived by daughter, Carolyn Kincaide of Farmingdale, Maine. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar

GRESHAY, Mary C., 88, died May 24, 2002. Survived by son, James; daughters, Mary Ann, Jane; one sister; ten grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Preferred Funeral Alternatives, Holiday

GRUBER, Mary, 68, passed away Friday, May 17, 2002. Mary was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Oct. 16, 1933. She resided in California, Erie, Pa., and spent the last 26 years in Tampa. Mary retired from Peoples Gas System in 1995 where she worked in Human Resources as a EEOC coordinator/specialist. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 29 years, Martin V. Gruber, Jr. She is survived by her sister, Martha Jane DiMatteo of Ocala, Fla.; three daughters, Debbie Polk of Tampa, Martha Arntson of Ft. Worth, Texas, Irene Gruber of Tampa; and one son, Russell Gruber of Oakland, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Erin, Erik and Alex Arntson, Andrea Polk, Sean and Catherine Peshek and Madison Gruber. Mary was an avid reader, traveler and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph's Hospital Cardiac Re-Hab Unit.

HAHN, Richard, 81, St. Petersburg, died Friday, May 24, 2002. Survived by son, Richard, Jr.; daughters, Barbara, Susan; five siblings; three granddaughters. Dobies Funeral Home

JONES, Robert Richard, Sr., of Temple Terrace, was born in Vinita, Okla., Sept. 6, 1930. He was in the US Air Force, serving as a pilot at McGuire Air Force Base. He was in the 539th Fighter Interception Squadron in the 1950's. He was a chartered life underwriter for Penn Mutual Insurance Company for more than 20 years. He was a trust officer for Barnett Banks in Tampa. He is survived by his wife, Edith Louise; a son, Robert Richard Jones, Jr.; stepdaughters, Mrs. Wayne (Patsy) Matthews, Mrs. Vernon (Debbie) Crosby; one stepson, Mike Mansell; 11 step grandchildren; and six step great-grandchildren. He was an active member of Hyde Park United Methodist. Visitation on Tuesday, 5 - 6 (family) 6 - 8 (friends) Prevatt Funeral Home, Temple Terrace. Funeral service Wednesday, Hyde Park United Methodist Church at 10 a.m., Burial at Florida National Cemetery at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

KENNING, Ruth Esther, 87, Pinellas Park and formerly of Ohio, died Sunday May 19, 2002. Survived by two daughters, Janet and Nancy. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar

LeCLAIR, Georgia A., 77, seasonal resident of N.Y. to Zephyrhills, died Thursday, May 16, 2002. Survived by husband, Walter. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar

MAXWELL, Zay (Buck), 66, passed away on May 23, 2002. He was born in Cairo, Georgia and was a longtime resident of Tampa, Florida. He was a self employed truck driver. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mary Ann; one son, Kenny; three grandchildren, Ashley, Amber, and Trevor; sisters, Lorene Bennett and Jean Roberts, both of Tampa, Faye Goolsby, Diane Godwin, Mary Miller, all of Georgia; brothers, Edward and Ronnie of Tampa, Gary, Gerald, Cullen, and Larry Maxwell, all of Georgia. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 27, 2002, at noon, 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 and relatives on Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Home Association or LifePath Hospice.

McCALL, Patricia A., 59 of Lutz, Fla., passed away May 22, 2002, at her home. She was born in Huntington, West Virginia and moved to Lutz from Tampa in 1995. She was a bookkeeper and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lutz. She is survived by one son, Michael McCall and wife Kimberly of Riverview, Fla.; one daughter, Kelly Ward and husband Jason of Parrish, Fla.; four grandchildren, Wesley, Lance, Jesse McCall and Wyatt Ward; one nephew, Scott Brazinski. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at 3 p.m. at the Loyless Funeral Home Chapel, 5310 Land O' Lakes Blvd, Land O' Lakes, Fla. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to All Childrens Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL or Focus On The Family, Colorado Springs, Colorado. www.family.org.
LOYLESS FUNERAL HOME
(813) 996-6610

McINVALE, Robert R. Sr., 77, of Tampa, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2002 at home with his family. He is survived by five children, R. Reid McInvale, Jr. and his wife Elaine of Houston, Texas, Gary B. McInvale and his wife Kay of Houston, Texas, James (Jay) McInvale and his wife Susan of Cortland, N.Y., Anne M. Stang, and her husband, Rick of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Rebecca L. McInvale of Ta mpa; nine grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters, Gene McInvale and Joanne Butts of Warm Springs, Ga., Hazel Moss of Warner Robins, Ga., and Roy McInvale, Macon, Ga. Bob was a US Army Veteran, Mechanized Cavalry, of World War II. He served in the South Pacific and fought in many battles, including the battle for Layte Island, Kwajalein Atoll and Okinawa, Japan. He ended his World War II services in Korea after the surrender of Japan. A Tampa attorney, Bob graduated from Emory University School of Law in 1953. He became City Attorney of Manchester, Ga. and President of the Chamber of Commerce. In 1955 he and his family moved to Tampa. He became an Assistant County Attorney in the late 1960's as well as maintaining his private practice. He later became an Assistant Public Defender with the Juvenile Court, a specialty. He represented Paul Revere Life Insurance Co. in the State of Florida for 25 years. He was a Mason and a member of John Darling Lodge, F. & A.M. and Palma Ceia United Methodist Church for many years. Graveside services will be held in Manchester, Ga. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W Azeele St. Tampa, FL 33609.

MOBLEY, Richard Harold, 71, a professional harmonica player and retired Sears technician, passed away May 23, 2002. A native of Hornel, N.Y., he moved to Ocala in 1996. He was formerly of Tampa, where he resided from 1946-1996. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War and was a licensed funeral director for 26 years. Mr. Mobley was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church of Ocala, a founding member and past president of Tampa East Sertoma Club and Tampa Bay Harmonica Club, a member of S.P.A.H. (Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica), and member of On Top of the World Flying Club. His proudest accomplishment was playing the harmonica during the 70's and 80's with his family, in a group he created called the Harmoni-Kids. He is survived by his wife, Milagros Mobley of Ocala; three daughters, Susan M. Guidi of Tampa, Theresa Ann Millay of Orlando, and Christine Mobley of Tampa; three sisters, Carol Princiotti of Connecticut, Irene Gillette of Pennsylvania and Dianne Calderazzo of Tampa; and eight grandchildren. Contact family for information regarding memorial mass. Arrangements by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, TimberRidge Chapel provided information.

PFARR, Anna `Annie` R., 84, of Valrico passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2002. She is survived by husband, Vincent Pfarr of Valrico; a son, Albert Joseph Pfarr of Valrico; a daughter, Carol Ann Cox of Brandon; a sister, Marie Penn of Evergreen Park, Ill.; three grandchildren, William A. and Michael A. Cox, and Terrence Shaughnessy; beloved aunt of Florence, Frain, Joan O'Brien, Mary Jean Davy, Ber nard and Raymond Penn; sister-in-law of Lillian Gebhardt, and beloved friend of many. Mrs. Pfarr lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1980 coming from Chicago. She was a member of Nativity Catholic Church, and a volunteer at the Food Pantry, Blue Army, and Friendship Club. A funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday, May 27, 2002 at Nativity Catholic Church. The family will receive friends Sunday, (today) May 26, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to LifePath Hospice Sun City Center.
STOWERS-BRANDON

POWELL, Dennis L., age 53, passed from us gently on Thursday, May 23, 2002. He is survived by his life partner of 32 years, Don Stailey; his loving family includes his parents, Richard and Fran Powell of Horseshoe Beach; sister, Sharon Lardieri and partner Carol D'Alesando of Gulfport; brother, Richard and Marion Powell of Lake City; sister, Tina and Steve Blue of St. John, Virgin Islands and sister, Andrea and Paul Ferguson of NYC/Chapel Hill N.C. He was predeceased by his beloved grandmother, Nana Foley. Following his service in the Navy, Dennis graduated from USF with a double major and pursued a career as a retail entrepreneur operating businesses in Tampa, Sarasota and Key West. An avid traveler, he and Don became part owners of Salty Dog Travel in Tampa. As a remembrance, Dennis has requested that donations be made to the Tampa Humane Society. An additional memorial may be found by logging on to www.MeM.com.
STOWERS-BRANDON

SEMRINEC, John J., 85, died May 22, 2002. Service Tuesday, 10 a.m., Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, 833 Magellan Drive, Sarasota. Survived by loving family. Griffith-Cline F.H., Manasota Chapel

SUTTON, Anna Rheba, 75, of Palm Harbor, Fla., passed away May 24, 2002. Survivors are sons, Gary R. of Las Vegas, Nev., Brent W. of Dade City, Fla.; daughter, Rebecca Ann Marlan of Palm Harbor, Fla.; and eight grandchildren, Derek, Drew, Darci, Maggie Ann, Katharine, Forrest, Hannah, and William. She was born in Palm Harbor and member of Palm Harbor United Methodist Church; Order of Eastern Star Lodge #67 of Palm Harbor; Palm Harbor Historical Society; Ozona Village Improvement Society; and Palm Harbor Design Committee. Visitation will be on Monday, May 27, 2002 at Curlew Hills Funeral Home from 6 p.m. till 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at the Curlew United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to: The Old Palm Harbor Partnership for White Chapel Memorial, PO Box 898, Palm Harbor, FL 34682-0898.

TREWIN, Ellen, 94, of Largo, died Thursday, May 23, 2002. She is survived by her son, David W. of St. Petersburg; sister, Rose; two grandchildren. Hubbell Funeral Home, Belleair Bluffs

VOGEL, Janet Lee, 68, died Friday, May 24, 2002. Survived by son, Gregory; daughter, Deborah; three siblings; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. American Heritage Cremation

WEEKES, Mertie Stamps, age 87, of Plant City, Florida, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2002. Mrs. Weekes was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, James Stamps of Riverdale, Ga., and David Stamps of Crossville, Tenn.; three daughters, Bertha Voyles of Gainesboro, Tenn., Kathryn Bryant of Plant City, Gayle Moore of Crossville, Tenn.; two brothers, Clayton Madewell of Crossville, Tenn., Payton Madewell of Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Lou Baisley of Nashville, Tenn.; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Monday, from 6 to 8 p.m. and services will be on Tuesday, at 11 a.m. at Wells Memorial Chapel. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Wells Memorial Funeral Home
Lacey McClellan and Staff
1903 W. Reynolds Street, Plant City, Florida 33567
813-752-1111

BIGGS, Ernest, 05, of Holiday, died Sunday, May 26, 2002. Survived by sons, Ernie, William; daughter, Janice Devosa; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Dobies Funeral Home

DALY, Thomas A., 76, of Dade City, died Saturday morning, May 25, 2002 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; two sons, Thomas J. Daly and wife Barbara of Tampa and Dennis S. Daly and wife Kim of Novato, Calif.; two daughters, Barbara C. Daly of Tampa and Carol A. Kelley and husband Robert of Dade City; and six grandchildren. A native of Queens, N.Y., he moved to Dade City in 1974 from Long Island, N.Y. He retired from the Nassau County Police Department in Long Island, N.Y., and retired from the Pasco County Sheriffs Dept., where he worked as a bailiff for 20 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church; the Fraternal Order of Police; the Police Benevolent Association; the Retired Police Association; and the International Police Association. He served in the US N avy during World War II. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., on Monday (today) at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. Patrick Rebel as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to be made to the Hernando-Pasco Hospice.

HARTE, Eva M., 87, Texas, formerly of Holiday, died Friday, May 24, 2002. Survived by daughter, Jo Ann (Jack) Morton; two grandsons; three great-grandchildren.
Dobies F.H.

WILSON, William H., 72, passed away May 24, 2002 in Zephyrhills. Survived by his son. Mr. Wilson was a veteran of the Navy, and also an Optometrist.
WHITFIELD FUNERAL HOME

BISSELL, William, 82, died May 25, 2002. Survivors; two sons; one daughter; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. World War II veteran, Silver and Bronze Star recipient. Moss-Feaster F.H.

CARLSON, Jane Brunson, 69, formerly of Tampa died May 21, 2002 in Princeton, N.J. She is survived by her son, Captain Eric Carlson, his wife Holly, and their son, Lee Armistead Carlson of German- town, Tenn.; son, Christopher Carlson of New York City; and daughter, Linnea Carlsen of Princeton, N.J.

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