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BLANCO, Ephillipee Juan, 19, of Tampa, passed away on November 29, 2002. He is survived by his mother, Sheila D. Blanco-Pedrosa. A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on December 5, 2002 at Harmony Metaphysical Church on 2517 W. Henry Ave, Tampa.
Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services
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BRUNET, Dorothy L., 96, of Tampa, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002 at St. Joseph's John Knox Village. A native of Gainesville, Fla., Mrs. Brunet was the daughter of Dr. Etienne Lartigue and his wife, Allie Dell. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Joseph Brunet in 1973 and her son, Dr. Joseph Brunet, Jr. in 1991. Survivors include her son, Etienne A. Brunet and his wife, Irene; and two grandchildren, Joseph Lartigue Brunet of Spartanburg, S.C. and Marie Christine Brunet of Omaha, Neb. The family wishes to thank LifePath Hospice Teal Team and the staff of St. Joseph's John Knox Village for their care and kindness. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to a charity of your choice is the family's preference.

BRYANT, Ray S., 84, of Wimauma died Dec. 1, 2002. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Clara; seven children; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was born in Bell, Florida to the late Ora T. and Elmer Bryant. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Foy Lowe and brother, Gilbert Bryant. Ray served in the Navy for 12 years and was a ham operator for 40 years. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, 11 a.m. at Zipperer's Chapel.

CARLS, Kathie A., 46, of Tampa, passed away Dec. 1, 2002 in Tampa. Born Nov. 10, 1956 in Hammond, Ind., she moved to the Tampa area in 1999. Mrs. Carls was a Registered Nurse & Quality Director for Town & Country Hospital, Tampa. Survivors include her husband, Raymond Carls; her parents, Douglas and Shirley Birchfield of Alabama; three sons, Bradley Duckworth of Alabama, Adam Duckworth of Tampa and Lindsay Duckworth of Tampa; and a brother, Michael Birchfield of Alabama. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home, 12609 Memorial Dr., New Port Richey. Funeral services will take place Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Hillsborough County.

COLDING, Pearl H., of Ruskin, Fla., passed away November 30, 2002 at South Bay Hospital. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church of Ruskin. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Glenn (Cuz') Colding of Ruskin; daughter and son-in law, Theresa and Tom Frick of Pinellas Park, Fla.; grandson, Rusty Harris of Ruskin; granddaughters, Mandy and Darci Frick of Pinellas Park; one sister, Ma udie Morgan of Sun City Center; and several nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Ruskin Woman's Club, High Priestess of the Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America, Mecca Ct. #98, Eastern Star, Daughters of the Nile, Past Senior Regent #1718, Women of the Moose and Ruskin Fla. White Shrine. Mrs. Colding was the first secretary at Ruskin Elementary School. She received her B.S. Degree from t he University of Tampa. She then taught in Hillsborough County for 25 years. She retired from Ruskin Elementary School. Pallbearers include Dean Diehl, Donnie Kerns, Wayne Hall, Rusty Harris, Greg Easters and Ronnie Budd. The family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at Northside Baptist Church, Ruskin. Services will follow at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Paul Joseph officiating. Final resting place will be at Fellowship Cemetery in Wimauma, Fla. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Shriners Crippled Children's Hospital in Tampa, Fla.

COOPER, Thelma, age 85, of Lakeland, died Nov. 27, 2002. Born July 20, 1917 in Spencer County, Indiana, she is survived by two nephews; and four nieces.
Heath Funeral Chapel.

DAVIDSON, Chet, MD, 64, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, November 29, 2002 at his residence in Louisville, Ky. He is survived by is beloved daughter, Taylor; his mother, Teresa Davidson, both of Louisville; his sister, Carol Davidson of Oklahoma City, Okla.; his brother, Larry Davidson of Dallas, Texas; and two nephews, Don and Derek Davidson. His life companion and soul mate, Yvonne Agan of Jeffersonville, Ind. also survives him. He was preceded in death by his father, Chester L. Davidson Sr.; brother, Don Davidson Sr.; and sister, Gloria Dean. `Dr. Davidson was and will always be loved by those whose lives he touched.` Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association.
Pearson's Funeral Home
Louisville, Ky.

DUPREE, Johnny Lee, Jr., 54, of Tampa, died Nov. 22, 2002. He was a retired engineer from CXS and an Army veteran. Survived by five children; 13 grandchildren; and a companion. R.J. Derr Funeral.

EICHEN, Barbara A., age 55, of Plant City, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2002. Mrs. Eichen came to Plant City 28 years ago from Brooklyn, N.Y. Survivors include her husband, Mark of Plant City; two sons, Sean of Plant City and Mark of Trinada, Colo.; two sisters, Mary Kelley of New Jersey and Dianne Santisteven of Trinada, Colo.; and one granddaughter.
Wells Memorial Funeral Home
Lacey McClellan and Staff
1903 W. Reynolds Street
Plant City, Florida 33563

FELTON, H. Mauriece, Rev., age 86, of Lakeland, died Nov. 29, 2002. Survived by his wife, Wanda Felton; three daughters; one sister; and two grandchildren.
Heath Funeral Chapel.

FRANCO, George V., 80, of Tampa, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002. Born in Grenada, West Indies, he is survived by his brother, Wilfred; two sons, John and Richard; four daughters, Audrey Aboud, Jenny McNamara, June Marzano, and Grace Renshaw; and 11 grandchildren.
Glass Funeral Home 932-5308
(Family Owned and Operated)

GIOSUE, Lucy, 86 of Tampa, Florida passed away on November 30, 2002. She is survived by her sister, Rose Guggino. The entombment will take place in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park.

HENDERSON, Claire, age 85, of Lakeland, died Nov. 30, 2002. She is survived by her children, Frank R. Blake and Jean L. Brown; and three grandchildren.
Heath Funeral Chapel

HUGGINS, Dolores, 61, of Tampa, passed away on November 30, 2002. She is survived by her children, Kevin (Pam) Huggins and Frank Huggins, Sheryl (Wyatt) Russell, Darlene Huggins, and Pearl Alley, all of Tampa, George Huggins of North Carolina and Joyce Ann Huggins; brothers, Delbert (Barbara) Hoyt and Clarence Hoyt; sisters, Bertha (Bob) Watson and June Barnhart; and six grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2002 at Florida Mortuary.
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HUNT, Sherry, 55, of Tampa, passed away November 30, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Billy Hunt; sons, Richard L. Hunt and Jon H. Hunt; daughters, Randi L. Hunt, Martha D. Hunt and Jennifer D. Hunt; and three grandchildren. A Graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4 at Orange Hill Cemetery.
Adams & Jennings Funeral Home
`The Family Funeral Home`
(813) 237-3345

JONES, Estella L., died, November 27, 2002. She leaves a loving and devoted family. Service will be Dec. 3 at 11:00 a.m. at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel.

JONES, Myrtle Ann, 70, of Lutz, passed away November 30, 2002. Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her son, Stephen Gary Jones; and her parents. She is survived by her husband, Charlie F. Jones; daughter, Susan Gail Maynard and her husband, Dr. James L. Maynard of Rockhill, S.C.; sister-in-law, Rosa Lee Carver of Tampa; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Jones was a member of Idlewild Baptist Church. She retired from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department in January of 2001 and was a devoted career Air Force wife. She was a licensed cosmetologist and previously worked for J.C. Penney. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2002 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 Tuesday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes. Association, or the Lynn Sowers Foundation, benefiting the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department.

LEUTHAUSER, Hubert L., of Tampa, passed away on November 21, 2002. Thirty-one years ago you were an angel sent to us. You helped us grow with your kindness and love. As your family we'll carry your memory and forever love you. Services will be held Thursday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m. at The Church of God Prophecy, 402 W. Bougainvilla Ave. with Rev. Ron Millard officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home, 988-7371.

LEVANI, James Richard, of Palm Harbor, Fla., died Nov. 28, 2002 after a long and brave battle with cancer. Family members were with him. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. on Nov. 14, 1942. He worked as a consultant for several major corporations in the medical device and regulatory field, and traveled extensively worldwide. Jim is survived by his son, Joseph Levani; granddaughters, Sophia and Isabella of Summerville, S.C., Geraldine Levani of Palm Harbor, and Virginia Trafton of Rockport, Mass. Donations may be made to Hospice of the Florida Suncoast or H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa. Trinity Memorial Gardens & Cemetery. (727) 376-7824

MARTINEZ, Mario, 69, of Tampa, passed away December 1, 2002. He is survived by his loving family, two sons; one daughter; and four grandchildren
Adams & Jennings Funeral Home
`The Family Funeral Home`
(813) 237-3345

MATCHETT, Margaret, 74, of Palm Harbor, died Dec. 1, 2002. Survived by daughter, Yvonne Bey; grandchildren, Harry `Matt` Bey and Gretchen Malsie; and one great-grandchild, Aidan Malsie. Dobies FH.

PERRY, (Holbert) Tanya Ann, 42, of Plant City, left this earth for a wonderful journey with our Savior The Lord Jesus Christ, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002. She is survived by three sons, Joshua Holbert of Plant City, Fla., Joseph Houser of Plant City, Fla. and Timmy Perry of West Virginia; parents, Eddie and Vickie Holbert of Plant City, Fla.; brother, Dean Holbert of Lutz, Fla.; sister, Jeanine Hooker of Dover, Fla.; two grandchildren, Nathan Dean Holbert and Nikki Lynn Holbert; and other cherished family members. She was a graduate of Hillsborough High School and was of the Baptist faith. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends this evening (Tuesday) from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Stowers Brandon Chapel. She will be missed dearly with that beautiful smile and laugh that would light up any room. Special thanks to our family and friends at this time of need.

RAWLS, Jimmy Doyle, age 73, of Lakeland, died Nov. 28, 2002. He is survived by two daughters; one brother; and one grandson.
Heath Funeral Chapel

SCHAFER, Birthe S. `Bebe`, 67, of Tampa, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002. Survived by her three daughters and their father, Catherine Birnstiehl of South Dakota, Maria Schafer of Tampa, and Danielle Hart and her husband Ric of Colorado, and Daniel Schafer of North Carolina; eight grandchildren, Danny, Mike, Ben, Jacob and Rachael, Stevie `Nickie`, Lauren and Addie; and former son-in-law , Ken. Bebe will be missed by her family and many friends because of the love she shared with all. A celebration of her life will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at Blount & Curry Funeral Home, 605 S. MacDill Ave.

SCHWARTZ, Martin M., 61, of Sun City Center, formerly of Philadelphia, died Nov. 30, 2002. Survived by his loving family.

SIEPIETOWSKI, Joseph J., 89, of Riverview, passed away November 29, 2002 in Brandon. Mr. Siepietowski was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Yacuboski; son, Ronald John; parents, Stanley and Mary Ann; brothers, Walter, Edward, Frank, Chester and Bruno; and sisters, Helen Dekutoski, Marcella Goliash and Florence Swicklik. Survivors include his son, Joseph Siepietoski and fiancee, Lynn Keeley; sisters, Teresa Adamovich, Mildred Frankovich and Celia Siwulich; grandchildren, Mark Siepietoski, Michael Siepietoski, James Siepietowski and Justine Siepietowski; and great-grandchildren, Zachary Siepietoski, Marissa Siepietoski, Alicia Fiessner and Lawrence Fiessner. Mr. Siepietowski was born in Wanamie, Pennsylvania and worked as a coal miner in Glen Lyon, Pennsylvania. He was a member of Holy Name Society and Wanamie Archers, before moving to Florida to be with his son, Joseph. Their will be no local services. Mr. Siepietowski will be going back to Glen Lyon, Pennsylvania where he will be buried at St. Adalberts Cemetery.

SITTE, Corrine Annette, age 74, died Nov. 25, 2002. Survived by her husband, Glenn Sitte; two sons; one sister; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Heath Funeral Chapel.

SPOTO, Mary Louise, 85, of Tampa, passed away December 1, 2002 in Tampa. Survivors include her devoted husband of 68 years, Tony Spoto; loving daughter, Elizabeth Louise (Betty) Spoto; nephew, Donald Rodriguez; nieces, Barbara Nizza and husband, Edwin, and Janice Diaz; close family friend, Denise Boisvert. The family would like to express their appreciation to Lifepath Hospices Pink Team, Doctors; Rand Altemose, David Echevarria, Luis Bencomo, Tampa Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Tampa staff for their special care. Also a special thanks to the members of St. John Presbyterian Church for their visits and cards. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Lifepath Hospice, McClain Home, or to your favorite charity in memory of Mrs. Spoto would be appreciated. Funeral services will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home chapel. Entombment will follow in Centro Asturiano Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at

STRATMAN, Nick A., 65, of Valrico, passed away Dec. 1, 2002 in Brandon. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Stratman; daughter, Vicki Moon and husband, Randy; sister, Sara Bauer and husband, Keith; and grandson, Evan Moon.
Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services
(813) 237-2900

STROMAN, Francina, 51, of Tampa, died Nov. 25, 2002. She is survived by daughter, Falisha Barr; sons, Christopher and Joe Stroman; eight grandchildren; and other relatives. R.J. Derr Funeral Chapel.

THOMPSON-LASATER, Barbara J., of Lakeland, died Nov. 27, 2002. Survived by husband, Jerry; two sons; two brothers; 10 sisters; and five grandchildren.
Heath Funeral Chapel

WERNER, Josephine, 92, of Tarpon Springs, formerly of Holiday, died Nov. 30, 2002. Survived by son, Bob; granddaughter, Michele Chapman; and great-grandchildren, Brent and Kyle Chapman. Dobies FH.

WILLCOX, Pauline H., 75, of Valrico and formerly of St. Petersburg, passed away Nov. 30, 2002. She is survived by son, Daniel R. Craig of Columbia, S.C.; daughter, Patricia Craig Crespo of Valrico; two grandsons, Daniel R. Craig, Jr. of Columbia, S. C. and Nicholas Jon Crespo of St. Petersburg, Fla. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home, 727-347-5521.

WILLIAMS, Ruth L., 89, of Tampa, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 29, 2002. She is survived by her daughter, Ruth (Wayne) Collier; son, Raymond (Janet) Williams; six grandchildren, Karyn, Joyce, Kristi, Daniel, Tammie and Cynthia; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was a member of Central Christian Church. Those who wish may make contributions to the church in her memory.

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