JACKSON, Jenny Lee Funeral services will be held Sunday October 10, 2004 from Sebring Bible Fellowship church on Hammock Road at 2:00 P.M. with the Reverend Dr. Eugene Bengston officiating, with Burial following in Pinecrest Cemetery. Jenny is survived by: her husband, Dr. Burke Jackson, M.D. of Sebring; her mother and father, Janis and Stuart Vislosky of Dallas, Texas; daughters, Marlana Hurd and Marilyn Hurd both of Sebring, Samantha Jackson of Pensacola, Florida; a son, Brett Jackson, also of Pensacola, Florida; sister, Michelle Acre of Dallas, Texas. Jenny was born in Dallas, Texas and was a resident of Sebring for seventeen years coming from Jacksonville, Florida. She was the owner of Fresh Faces Studios in Sebring.
Funeral arrangements by: DOWDEN FUNERAL HOME SEBRING (863) 385-1546
JONES, Clarice Rabey, 80, of Dade City, passed away October 7, 2004. She was born May 10, 1924, and raised in Arkansas, moving to the Dade City area in 1955 from Michigan. Clarice worked for Kraft Foods in Lakeland and retired after many years from the Pasco County Elementary School cafeteria. She is survived by her three sons, Billy W. Jones, his wife, Lisa, his daughters, Adelina Garcia and Audrey Traslavena of Phoenix, Ariz., and son, Jason, of Las Vegas, Nev.; Charles D. Jones, his wife, Mary, and their children, Ronald Douglas Jones, Robert David Jones of Georgia, Diana Maria Jones and Kimberly Jones all of Dade City; and Robert Alan Jones, his wife, Laurie, and children, Ashley, Bradley, Sarah and Rebeka of Stockbridge, Ga.; four brothers; three sisters; and nine great-grandchildren. She was loved greatly by her extended family, John and Brenda Dunn, Linda Poston and Polly Tipton of Blanton, Shelby and Frances Gay of Banks, Ala., and their families. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Williams Cemetery with the Rev. Mervin J. Sherlin officiating.
JURNIGAN, Monica Beach, 57, of Hawthorne, Fla., passed away October 7, 2004. Monica was born in Salisbury, Md., and moved to Plant City, Fla., in 1955. She graduated from Plant City High School in 1965. Monica later made her home in the Cross Creek area outside Gainesville, Fla. She was employed by the University of Florida for eight years. Survivors include her husband, John Jurnigan; daughter, Courtnee J. Robinson; brother, Ron Daniels; sister, Shirley McDonald; and grandmother, Catherine Hearn. The family and friends will gather 2 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2004, at Williams-Thomas Funeral Home, 404 N. Main St., Gainesville. Burial will follow in McIntosh Cemetery, McIntosh, Fla. Monica will be greatly missed by all those who love her.
Williams-Thomas Funeral Home
Gainesville, Fla. (352) 376-7556
LOGAN, Edwin Michael "Mike," 54, of St. Petersburg, died October 5, 2004. Survived by his companion, Lee Ann; brother, Timothy; sisters, Linda and Teresa; and mother, Elizabeth. American Heritage
Lowney, Frank J.
LOWNEY, Frank J., 71, of Tampa, died unexpectedly at his home of natural causes October 6, 2004. Born in Jamaica, N.Y., Frank was senior vice president for an insurance company before retirement, a veteran of the Air Force and attended Incarnation Catholic Church. He was an expert craftsman who loved the outdoors, and his hobby was trains. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Leah; a son, Mike, and daughter, Linda, both of Tampa; sisters-in-law, Carol Dean of New York, and Linda LaFon and Patti Ryan, both of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; granddaughter, Diana Aaron; great-granddaughters, Deborah and Diane; six nephews and three nieces. Friends may call 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, October 10, 2004, at the Blount & Curry Funeral Home West Chapel, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m.
Marquardt, Margaret E.
MARQUARDT, Margaret E., 88, of Hudson, passed away September 28, 2004, at Regional Medical Center of Bayonet Point. Born January 1, 1916, she came here 20 years ago from Pennsylvania. She was a Christian and a homemaker. There are no known survivors.
Morgan Funeral Home and Cremation Services
6025 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34653
MITCHELL, Michael John, 37, of Port Richey, Fla. died Tuesday, October 5, 2004, at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Hudson, Fla. He was born in Lowell, Mass., and moved her from there two years ago. He worked as a restaurant chef and attended St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Hudson. He is survived by a sister, Brenda Borja of Port Richey, Fla., and twin nieces.
Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes
Hudson Avenue Chapel
PELLEGRINO, Henry, 87, of Palm Harbor, died October 7, 2004. Survived by his wife, Theresa; two sons, Michael and Father Joseph; and three siblings.
Dobies Funeral Home
PEREZ, Joe Vallejo "Pepin," 86, a lifelong resident of Tampa, passed away on October 8, 2004. He is survived by a daughter, Betty Perez- Haendel, and her husband, Dr. Charles Haendel, and a grand- daughter, Alana Thompson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mariana Cardoso Perez, and his siblings Elisardo Perez, Manuel Perez, Julieta Vitoria and Angie Guiterrez. Mr. Perez was an Army Veteran of World War II, 104th Infantry, Timberwolves. He was the first mayor of Palmetto Beach, served on the board of directors for the Palmetto Beach Association, was instrumental in implementing Palmetto Beach's first not for profit children's day care center, which is still operating. Joe created the phrase for Palmetto Beach "The Jewel of Tampa Bay." He was well-known by most Tampa politicians and residents. Friends may visit 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4207 E. Lake Ave., Tampa. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Centro Espanol Cemetery. Flowers would be accepted or donations in his memory may be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609.
REYNOLDS, Joey, 33, of Riverview, entered into rest October 6, 2004. He was born in Detroit, Mich., and resided most of his life in the Tampa Bay area. Joey was a longtime member of the National Street Rod Association. He is survived by his loving wife, Michelle; father and stepmother, Bob and Debbie Reynolds; mother and stepfather, Jo and Don Campbell; brothers, Darren Yafai and Colin Campbell; sisters, Shelley Hilditch, B.J. Reynolds, Kim Donati and Cori Campbell; and grandmother, Muriel Campbell. A memorial service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, October 10, 2004, at Stowers Brandon Chapel with the Rev. David B. Looney officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior at the funeral home.
ROWLAND, Zane, 48, of Tampa, died the morning of Friday, October 8, 2004, at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute after a long battle with leukemia. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2004, at Coleman & Ferguson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Floral Memory Gardens. A native of Dade City, he lived most of his adult life in Massachusetts. He moved back to Florida five years ago from Quincy, Mass. He was employed for many years as a surgical technologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He previously had worked at Milton Medical Center and the Quincy City Hospital. He is survived by his parents, Junius and Jessie Rowland of Dade City; two brothers, Roy Rowland and Mike Bess, both of Dade City; two sisters, Lynell Stephens of Dade City and Dianne Olvera of Grand Rapids, Mich.; many nieces and nephews; and his close friend, Harry Resell of Tampa. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations in Zane's memory may be made to The Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114.
Beehler Sr., James W.
BEEHLER, James W. Sr., 85, of New Port Richey, passed away on August 3, 2004, at Sullivan House ALF in Hudson. He was born on June 19, 1919, in Malone, N.Y., and came here a year ago from Las Vegas, Nev. James was Catholic and retired from the City of Detroit Police Department. He was a member of the Retired Police Officers Association. Survivors include his wife, Vivian; a son, James Jr. of New Port Richey; a daughter, Janis Clardy of Connecticut; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Morgan Funeral Home and Cremation Services 6025 Trouble Creek Rd.
New Port Richey, FL 34653 (727) 847-3999
Bispham, Clive W.
BISPHAM, Clive W., 68, of Sun City Center, Fla., died July 9, 2004. He was a native of Carapichaima, Trinidad. There are no known survivors.
Eastside Funeral Home, (813) 224-9557
BROWNING, Kevin, 49, of Holiday, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center in New Port Richey. He was born in New York and moved to Holiday from Long Island, N.Y., in 1991. Kevin was an electrician and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include one son, Erin Browning of New Port Richey; and two daughters, Jennifer D'Amostra of Germany and Rachel Browning of New Port Richey.
Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes
Hudson Avenue Chapel
CHUDOBA, George Anthony, age 71 of Spring Hill died Saturday, July 31, 2004. Born in Queens, NY he came here 13 years ago from Slidell, LA. He was retired from BellSouth and previously worked for New York Telephone, was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of the Marine Corp League of Spring Hill and Holiday, a member of the American Legion, VFW, and Coast Guard Auxiliary all of Spring Hill, and Hernando Tax Coordinator for the AARP, and was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include his wife: Ruth; sister: Anne Daly of Stewart Manor, NY; and nieces: Mary Eileen Daly, Clare Daly, and Deirdre O'Sullivan. Visitation for friends will be 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 6, 2004 at Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel. military Honors will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.
ARRANGEMENTS BY: MERRITT FUNERAL HOME SPRING HILL CHAPEL (352) 686-6649 "Family Owned & Operated"
COGGINS, Mihwa, 37, of Tampa, a loving mother and wife, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2004. Born in Seoul, Korea, Mihwa worked as a dental assistant for First Choice Dental in Clearwater. She is survived by her loving husband of 15 years, John; two loving daughters, Sharon and Michelle Coggins of Tampa; two brothers; one sister; and her parents, Yu Yong Chu and Pak Tal Mak, all of Korea. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. today at Blount & Curry Funeral Home West Chapel, corner of West Hillsborough Avenue and Silvermill Drive.
CONGER, Peggy, 54, of Lakeland, passed away August 3, 2004. She is survived by a loving family.
Gentry-Morrison Southside Chapel, Lakeland, Fla.
COOPER, Gary, 52, passed away August 2, 2004, in Tampa. Born in Brockport, N.Y., he moved to this area in 2000. He was a retired technician. He is survived by his sons, Michael and Matthew; mother and father, Raymond and Clara Cooper; brothers, Daniel and Charles; and sisters, Kathie Finch and Lori Blocker. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. August 5, 2004, with a memorial service to follow at 2 p.m., both at Hilisboro Memorial Funeral Home. http://www.mem.com
CROMWELL, Miles Leonard, 40, passed away July 30, 2004. A lifetime Florida resident, he was a chef, a classic car buff and a Pentecostal. He is predeceased by his father, Bradley Cromwell, and brother Marvin Bryant. He is survived by his mother, Patricia Bryant; stepmother, Sandra Cromwell; sons, James Madden (and his mother, Lisa Patino), and Chad Cromwell; daughter, Christina Cromwell; brothers, Buddy L. Cromwell and Scott Cromwell; sisters, Kimberly Cromwell and Antoinette Warner; aunt, Joyce Moore; paternal grandfather, Chester Cromwell; and maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. W.A. Watson. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. today, August 4, 2004, with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m., both at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. http://www.mem.com
DANIELS, Janet Gout, lifelong resident of Tampa and Temple Terrace, Fla., passed away August 3, 2004. Born April 26, 1928, she is survived by her husband of 47 years, John C. Daniels; son, Matthew Louis Daniels; daughter, Elaine Andrea Daniels; all of Tampa; sister, Marjorie Gout Marinos of Marietta, Ga.; uncle and aunt, Count and Tena Galfas of Houston, Texas; and several cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She worked for the City of Tampa, was secretary of St. John Greek Orthodox Church and in the City Clerk's office at the City of Temple Terrace. Mrs. Daniels was a 1946 graduate of The Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa and founding member of St. John Greek Orthodox Church. She was a charter member of the Alcmeon Chapter of the Daughters of Penelope and served as governor and grand governor. She was a 25-year member of the St. John Greek Orthodox Choir and served as treasurer for eight years for the Southeast Federation of Greek Orthodox Choirs and Musicians and the Aspropotomos Society. She was the daughter of Louis and Harriet Gout, owners of many restaurants in Tampa up until the 1950s. She was the granddaughter of Antonio Sellas, the first Greek citizen of Tampa (1886). The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2004, at the Marsicano Funeral Home with the Trisagion service at 7:30 p.m. with Father Sam Kalamaras officiating. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 2418 Swann Ave., with Father Konstantinos Kostaris officiating. Pallbearers include her great nephews, EJ Wys, Demetri White, Steve G. Marinos, William Marinos, Nicholas Paras and John Simitses. Entombment at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make all donations to St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa.
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DIAZ-TODO, Dora, 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 30, 2004. Born in Ybor City on March 30, 1914, she had a colorful and fruitful life. Dora was a cigarmaker, a hospital aide and a singer, in addition to being a loving mother and wife. Her singing talent was discovered when she worked at the Corrales Cigar Factory in 1946. In Tampa, her voice graced the halls of Circulo Cubano, The Sicilian Club, Centro Espanol, and Centro Asturiano. Dora sang professionally with Conjunto Alegre and Conjunto Cuba for almost a decade. A headline from the Tampa Daily Times of 1955 reads, "`Smiling Dora' Brightens Hospital with Welcome Entertainment" because she also loved working as an aide at Centro Asturiano Hospital, where she often sang to her patients. She is preceded in death by her husband, Andres Todo Sr. She is survived by her six children, Delia Fernandez of Tampa, Gregorio Rabelo of Land O' Lakes, Vitalina (Nina) Jacobucci of Tampa, Jose Fernandez of St. Petersburg, Carlos Fernand ez of Spring Hill and Andres Todo Jr. of Tampa; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Respected and loved by all "Inovidable Dora".
DiPilla, Louis "Lou"
DiPILLA, Louis "Lou" George, 66, of New Port Richey, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2004, at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to New Port Richey from New York, N.Y., in 1995. Lou retired from the NYC Transit Authority as a transit police officer, had retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He attended St. Ignatius of Antioch Catholic Church in Tarpon Springs and was a former member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Holiday. Mr. DiPilla belonged to Knights of Columbus Fr. Farrell Council #6476 in Holiday and the NYC Transit Authority Police Officer Union. Survivors include his son, Louis DiPilla of Sunnyside, N.Y.; one brother, Ben DiPilla of Holiday; and three sisters, Phyllis DiPilla of Tarpon Springs, Betty Jane Squillante of New Port Richey and Natalie DiPilla of Tarpon Springs. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes
Tarpon Springs Chapel
EDENS, Gordon "Terry," 70, of Palm Harbor, died Monday, August 2, 2004. Survived by sister, Janice, Jasper, Ga.; and caregiver, Sandra Lutz, Tarpon Springs.
Dobies Funeral Home
FIELDS, Pattie, 41, of Lacoochee, Fla., passed away on Monday, August 2, 2004, at her daughter's residence, with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 14, 1913, in Penny, Ky., and moved to Dade City from Riverview, Mich., 35 years ago. She was predeceased by her husband, Curtis, who passed away in 1996. Pattie is survived by two sons, Edward (Erma) of Dade City and Vaughn of Bushnell, Fla.; three daughters, Linda (Alfred) Bryant of Lacoochee, Brenda Hicks of Dade City and Darlene (Mark) Nichols of Reno, Nev.; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grand- children. Funeral services will take place 11 a.m. Wednesday (today) at Coleman & Ferguson Funeral Home in Dade City. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time. Burial will be at Williams Cemetery in Dade City.
Garvey, Walter B.
GARVEY, Walter B., 80, of Lakeland, died July 31, 2004. Survived by his wife, Marian; four daughters; one son; two sisters; and seven grandchildren.
Heath Funeral Chapel, (863) 682-0111
Gay, Robert M.
GAY, Robert M., age 88, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2004. Memorial services will be held Friday, August 6, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. in the Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home with Dr. Vernon Harkey officiating. Mr. Gay was a Manager for Sprint (United) Telephone Company, past President of the Rotary Club, served in the United States Army and was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Avon Park. He had been a resident of Avon Park since 1956 coming from Arcadia, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Frances Mildred Gay of Avon Park; son, Warren Gregory Gay of Winter Haven, Florida; sister, Ann Martini of Umatilla, FL; & 2 grandchildren.
STEPHENSON-NELSON FUNERAL HOME, AVON PARK, (863) 453-3101
Gonzales, Elaine W.
GONZALES, Elaine W., 68, of New Port Richey, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center in New Port Richey. Elaine was born in Rochelle, Ga., and came here one year ago from Inverness, Fla. She was a housewife and a Methodist. Survivors include two sons, Gordon R. Gonzales of Ocala, Fla., and Kyle R. Gonzales of Tarpon Springs; and one daughter, Tara Layne Girvin of Temecula, Calif.
Arlington Funeral Home
Congress Street Chapel
Graves, Kathoise M.
GRAVES, Kathoise M., 91, formerly of Ocala, passed away on August 1, 2004, in Alabama. She is survived by two daughters, Gay Hawkins and her husband, Hoyt, of Goodwater, Ala., and Annajo Henery of Tampa; a son, John R. Saxon and his wife, Ellen, of Thonotosassa; a daughter-in-law, Bobbie Jean Saxon of Brooksville and a son-in-law, H. H. Almand III (Buddy) of Tampa; 20 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; a son, M. Selwyn Saxon; a daughter, Mary Sue Almand; a grandson, Charles G. Ryan; and a sister, Francheil Dull. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday August 6, 2004, at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. Friends may visit 6-8 p.m. Thursday, August 5, 2004, at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4207 E. Lake Ave.
Haberland, Marvin C.
HABERLAND, Marvin C., 53, died Saturday, July 31, 2004, after a long illness. He served as a volunteer fire fighter for over 30 years in Palmyra, N.Y. Marvin was active in his community and worked at Haberland's Great Expectations. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Patricia; his parents: Robert and Cynthia; a brother, Gordon; a sister, Colleen; a son, Steven; a daughter, Tammy; five grandchildren; and assorted family and friends. A celebration of Marvin's life will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, September 4, 2004, at Oldsmar Flea Market Bandstand.
HANSON, Arthur, 82, of Gibsonton, Fla., died July 24, 2004. A native of Minneapolis, Minn., he had served in the U.S. Army. There are no known survivors.
Eastside Funeral Home, (813) 224-9557
HOBBS, Mary, 65, of Shelbyville, Tenn., died Monday, August 2, 2004, at her daughter's home in Dade City. A retired nurse's aide, she was a member of Church of the Nazarene in Shelbyville, Tenn. Survivors include three daughters, Tanya Mann of Zirconia, N.C., Rhonda Curabba of Dade City and Terrie Hobbs of Oldsmar; two sons, Thomas Hobbs of Houston, Texas, and Bryan "Toby" Hobbs of Shelbyville; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in Chapel Hill, Tenn.
HODGES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME
DADE CITY, FLORIDA
KEEN, William "Bill," 72, passed away August 2, 2004. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Janet; a brother, Donald S.; a sister, Grace Conell; a son, William (Cheryl); two daughters, Deborah (Don) Albrecht and Teresa (Craig) White; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and various nieces and nephews. A rememberance will be held at his home on Friday, August 6, 2004, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hernando-Pasco Hospice.
La Viano, Olga E.
LA VIANO, Olga E., 86, of Port Richey, passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2004, at Bear Creek Nursing Center in Hudson. Olga was born in Fairfield, Conn., and came here 40 years ago from New York City, N.Y. She was a housewife and a Christian. Survivors include three cousins, Lois Besterey and Ilona Wentzell, both of Spring Hill, and Alice Targowski of Fairfield, Conn.
Arlington Funeral Home
Congress Street Chapel
LIGHT, Virginia Elizabeth, 84, of Hendersonville, N.C., passed away here on Monday, August 2, 2004. She is survived by her loving family.
SERENITY MEADOWS FUNERAL HOME, Riverview/Brandon
LYTTLE, Mildred (Michaels), 79, of Sebring and Blairsville, PA, died July 31, 2004 at S. Andrews Village in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Survivors are children, Rita Mikulsky and husband, Robert, Medina, Ohio; and Milford Jr and wife, Betty, Commodore, Pennsylvania; 6 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; sisters, Helen Lawler of Indiana; Norma Jean Kepple of California; brothers, Dennis of Indiana; and Paul of Ohio. Memorial service will be held Thurs., Aug. 5, 2004 at 1pm at Bowser-Ondriezek Funeral Home, Nanty Glo, PA, the Rev. Reginald Bell officiating. (814) 749-0821
BRADLEY, Noel, 76, of Ruskin, formerly of Bessbrook N. Ireland, passed away June 24, 2004. He is preceded in death by his brother, William Samuel. He is survived by his wife, Pauline; sons, Noel Jr. and Marcel; daughters, Florence, Sandra, Colleen, Maureen and Michelle; brothers, Eric, Leslie and Clifford; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, June 28, 2004 at Zipperer's Agape Mortuary. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made in Noel's name to the American Heart Association.
ZIPPERER'S FUNERAL HOME