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LANTZ, Rosalie L., 77, of Gibsonton passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Denzil Lantz of Gibsonton; son, Terry Lantz of Palm Harbor, Fla.; sister, Bettie Gourley of Columbus, Ohio; three grandchildren, Bryan Lantz of Gibsonton, Fla., Richard Lantz of Lutz, Fla., Jennifer Lantz of Palm Harbor, Fla.; and eight great grandchildren. A native of Columbus, Ohio, she has resided in the Tampa area since 1968. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 til 8:00 p.m. at the Stowers Riverview Chapel.


LAUGHTER, Robert, 67 of Plant City, Fla., passed away on January 20, 2001. Survived by three sons and two daughters. Graveside services will be held on 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Florida National Cemetery. Wells Memorial Funeral Home

MAMAS, Leo G., 82,of Largo, died January 20, 2001. Survived by wife, Georgia; two sons, Dean, Largo, and Harry, Ashville, N.C.; a daughter, Connie Pozzo, N. Easton, Mass.; four grandchildren and one great-grandson. Hubbell F.H.

McCOY, Leslie Ann, 37, of Tampa, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2001. Left to cherish her memory are son, Brett Allen Jackson; parents, Sandra McCoy of Tampa, and William H. McCoy of Clarksburg, West Virginia; sister and brother-in-law, Monica (McCoy) and Toby Purdy of Dallas, Texas; brother, William H. McCoy, II of Houston, Texas; two loving nephews and one niece; in addition to many aunts, uncles, cousins and long time family friends. The family has requested a private memorial and church service for immediate family and requests in lieu of flowers that donations be sent in the name of `Leslie A. McCoy` to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609.

MIX, Cora J., passed away January 20, 2001. Cora's husband, Tom Mix, predeceased her. She is survived by her niece, Beverly Mix, of Ithaca, N.Y.; her loving friends, Barbara Griffin and Gail Bradstock and their loving families. Born August 5, 1927, in Ithaca, N.Y. she moved to Tampa from Ocean Springs, Mississippi 26 years ago. She was retired from BellSouth Telephone Company. Mrs. Mix made many lasting friendships during her years in Temple Terrace. Visitation will be Friday, January 26, from 10-11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private at Lake Lindsey Cemetery.


NEELY, Clarence, 88, of Largo, died Tuesday, January 23, 2001 at Sun Coast Hospital in Largo. He is thought to be survived by a sister, Lillian Mae Kottke.


PATRINOSTRO, Laura Breland, age 66, lifelong resident of Tampa passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2001 at her home under the care of Lifepath Hospice. Survivors include her beloved husband of 27 years, John Patrinostro; sons, Joseph Rossiter and Jerry Rossiter both of Tampa; daughter, Cyndy Jo Rossiter, Tampa; brother George Breland, Greenville, S.C.; sister, Peggy Mahoney, Tampa; eight grand children and nine great grandchildren. Mrs. Patrinostro was of the Baptist faith, a member of Bay Ceia Baptist Church, former member of the New Baptist Church and Town & Country Baptist Church and bowled on the Town & Country Church League. Funeral services will be held Saturday, 10:00 a.m. at Bay Ceia Baptist Church, 4615 George Rd., Tampa. Pastor Dr. Stephen R. Wood will officiate. Interment will follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the chapel of


West Hillsborough Chapel

6802 Silvermill Drive, Tampa

PERVOOST, Vivian Marie, 89, died Sunday, January 14, 2001 at Bon Secours Maria Manor in St. Petersburg. Mrs. Pervoost was preceded in death by her husband Peter W. Pervoost. Survivors include; her daughters, Patricia McDonald and Beverly Morgado of Tampa; her son, Robert Edelstein of Gainesville; five grandchildren, Mark Burrows, Barbara Angelo, Kimberly Collins, Richard Morgado and Randal Morg ado, all of Tampa; and six great grandchildren. Mrs. Pervoost was born in Davenport, Iowa on August 14, 1911 to Sidney and Roy Tufts and moved to Tampa in 1946. Mrs. Pervoost worked in the business office of the Tampa Tribune for thirteen years until her retirement in 1969. A burial service will be held at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 27, 2001. Arrangements are under the direction of Mark III Funeral Home (813)831-9444.

PHILLIPS, James D., 59, of Plant City died January 18, 2001. He is survived by family. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. January 25, 2001 in HAUGHT FUNERAL HOME. Interment will follow in Mt Enon Cemetery.

PINTADO, William, 52 of Tamap, formerly of Dunedin, died January 23, 2001. Survived by mothe; one son, William; one daughter, Krystle; four brothers; one sister; former wife. Curlew Hills F.H.

PITISCI, Frances, 87, of Tampa, died January 24, 200l under the care of Hospice. She is survived by her son, James V. Pitisci, Sr and wife Theresa of Tampa; brother, Charles R. Pinion and wife Pauline of Tampa; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mrs. Pitisci was a native of Chattanooga, TN., moving to the Tampa area in 1925 from Tennessee. She was a member of Sacret Heart Catholic Church. Graveside Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6-8:00 p.m.


MacDill Avenue Chapel

PRETTYMAN, Carol Ann, 38, of Tampa passed away January 23, 2001. She Is survived by her daughters, Stacie and Kristie; brothers, Robert Taylor and Ben Lynch; nieces, Wendy Lynch and Ashley Taylor; longtime companion Fred Altman. Florida Mortuary Funeral and Cremation Services (813) 237-2900

REID, Thelma E., 80, of Tampa, died January 23, 2001. She was predeceased by her late beloved son, Larry Edward Smith. She is survived by her one son, Richard L. Smith and wife Kathy of Cleveland, Texas; two daughters, Ellen Morgan and husband W. E. of Greenville, Fla., Margie Partain and husband Bobby of White, Ga.; two sisters, Elizabeth McCall of Zephyrhills, Fla., Blanche Leto of St. Peters burg, Fla.; six grandchildren and three great grandsons. Mrs. Reid was a lifelong Tampa resident and a member of East Chelsea Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, today, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Antioch Cemetery in Thonotosassa, Fla.


Garden of Memories Chapel

RESINA, Morris Eugene, 64, of Tampa passed away January 20, 2001. He is survived by his sons, David Resina (Aurora) and Richard Resina (Antoinette); brother, Mark Akey; sisters, Joanne Schmidt and Sally Zarate; grandchildren, Danielle, Alexis, Trevor and Nikolas all of Tampa. He was a member of DAV Chapter FL4 (1988) and was a Boy Scout Leader for 25 years Troop 49. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriner' s Children's Hospital of Tampa. FLORIDA MORTUARY FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES (813) 237-2900.

RODRIGUEZ, Lucia, ,age 72 of Zephrhills , passed away January 23, 2001. Survivors include her husband, Feliciano Rodriguez; son, Jesus Manuel Rodriguez and wife, Modesta; daughters, Elena Semtmarat and husband, Anicio, Chelin Roena, Emily Rodriguez and husband, Rev. Daniel Rodriguez and Natasha Rodriguez; brothers, Felix, Candido, Daniel, Tomas, Andres and Samuel Diaz; sisters, Julia, Christin a and Maricela Diaz; grandchildren, Yolanda, Yomari, Luz Maria, Tito, Elsie, Chagito, Noemi, Amos, Yoel, Luz Modesta. Junior and Joey. She was a member of the Iglesia de Dios and was the best mother.


ROLISON, Jack Howard, 80 of Lithia, died January 22, 2001 at home with his family at his side. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia; three sons, Ronald, John and William; a step-son Dan; five daughters, Judy, Joette, Susan, Heather and Jenny; a step-daughter, Brenda; sister, Loulette; six grandchildren, Marla, Kayla, Brock, Ricky, Jayanna and Sylvia and five great-grandchildren. He was a Florida native, a rancher, and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Brandon Seventh- Day Adventist Church. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday at the chapel of LEWERS FUNERAL HOME in Ruskin. Elder Frank Bailey, First Elder of the Brandon Seventh-Day Adventist Church will officiate. Interment will follow in Fellowship Cemetery. LEWERS FUNERAL HOME, Ruskin, Fla.

RYALS, Ella Mae, 79, of Tampa, died January 22, 2001. She is survived by her husband, A.J. Ryals; one daughter, Kim Brooks; two brothers, Fletcher Brannon, Kenneth Brannon; two grandchildren, William and Jesse Brooks. A native of Live Oak, Fla., she moved to the Tampa Area in 1930. Graveside Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday in Garden of Memories Cemetery.


Garden of Memories Chapel

SALLMAN, Jonathon Michael, 19 of Winter Haven died January 21, 2001. Survived by parents, Dr. Alan & Nancy Sallman; sister, Jennifer Sallman; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Services 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Ott-Laughlin F.H.

SCHMIDT, Lu `Mary Lou`, died Tuesday, January 23, 2001 in Tampa, Fla. Beloved wife of the late Jim Schmidt; dear mother of John L. Cahill and James R. (Donna M.) Cahill; loving grandmother of Holly, Jeremy, Nicholas and Zachary Cahill and Tony and Jami Muro; also survived by her faithful companion Shadow. Visitation at St. John Church, 9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, West Chester, Ohio, Saturday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Rebold, Rosenacker & Sexton Funeral Home serving the family. Cincinnati, Ohio

SENG, Jr., Ralph C., 71 of Tampa, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2001 at his residence. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Anna Seng; a son Ralph; a daughter, Rosemary; son-in-law John and grandchildren Jonathan and Christopher. He is also survived by his brothers Bill, Thomas, and Bernie Seng all of Allentown, Pa. and Edward Seng of Bethlehem, Pa.; sisters, Rose Smith and Margie Engler, Mary Shea, all of Allentown, Catherine Peters of Florida and Rita Bittenhausen of Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents Mary and Ralph, a sister Loretta and a brother James. Mr. Seng was a draftsman. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, where he served as Eucharistic Minister, a member of the Knights of Columbus, and a lifetime member of the VFW and YMCA. Mr. Seng w as an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 26, 2001 at 12:00 p.m. noon with interment following at Florida National Cemetery with military honors. Friends may visit at the Mark III Funeral Home South Tampa Chapel tonight from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Mark III Funeral Home, 831-9444.

SIELAFF, Doris E. died January 23, 2001 in Tampa. She is survived by her brother, Martin Montgomery of Canton, Ill.; and a sister, Irma Paris of Tampa. The family will receive friends on Friday from

6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


MacDill Avenue Chapel

SILVERMAN, Raymond , 92, of Wallingford, Pa. and formerly of New London, Conn. and Sun City Center, Fla., died Monday, January 22, 2001 at Wallingford Nursing and Rehab. He is survived by a daughter, Hester Silvermann Ham and son-in-law, Ronald Ham of Media, Pa.; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was the husband of the late Matilda (nee Goldstien) Silvermann and the son of the late Phillip and Bessie Fligel Silvermann and Father of the late Sheldon Silvermann. He was born in Beverly, Mass., had been a resident of New London, Conn. for most of his adult life before moving to Sun City Center, Florida in 1978 and moving to Wallingford, Pa. in 1998. He was employed by Goldie's Army and Navy Store, New London, Conn. as owner and operator, and also worked as a waiter at The Lighthouse Inn and sold auto parts. He retired in 1978 and moved to Sun City Center, Fla. He enjoyed fishing, golf and amateur photograph. Funeral services and interment will be private. Arrangements by the Minishall-Shropshire Funeral Home, Middletown Twp, Media, Pa. Memorial gifts may be presented to the charity of the donor's choice or to the Garrettford Library, 3830 Garrett Road, Drexel Hill, Pa. 19026.

SULIER, Thomas, 74, died January 22, 2001, at home under the care of LifePath Hospice. He is survived by his wife Jane of 25 years; sons, Wilson, Tim, Steve and Jeff; daughters, Cindy Collins and Lisa Siminiak; step-children, Janice Nahorny, John and Jim Loeffler; brothers, Edward and Frederick; sisters; Esther Myers, Phyllis Price-Hatt and Suzanne Van Goey; seven grandchildren; 10 step-grandch ildren. He was preceded in death by brothers, Gilbert and Raymond; sister, Rita Morrin. A native of Erie, Michigan, he moved to Sun City Center in 1997 from Michigan. He retired from Allied-Signal and was a Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 26, 2001, 11:00 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made in his name to LifePath Hospice.

Zipperer's Mortuary - 645-6130

THOMAS, Leland F., 84, of Dover, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Mattye; and one daughter, Lenna Stone of Winter Park, Florida; also survivors include one brother, Claude Thomas of Dover, Florida. Mr. Thomas was a life long resident of Hillsborough County, a member of the First Baptist Church of Dover and a member of The Farm Bureau. Services will be on Friday, January 26, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Dover, with Rev. John Dorough and Rev. John Garbreana officiating. The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. on Friday at the Church. Interment will follow at Dover Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted but those who wish may make contributions to Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches, Inc. or the Alzheimer's Association of Florida. The family will be receiving friends at their home on Friday evening following the services.

Wells Memorial Funeral Home

VARNEY, Samuel C., 79 of Apollo Beach, Fla., passed away January 8, 2001 at 9:30 p.m. of natural causes. He is survived by his companion of 29 years, Bayonne J. Teed. He also has two sons, Jeff and John Varney and three grandsons, in Calif.; a daughter, Valerie Allen, Brooksville, Fla., who had given him two grandsons; a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter; and two favorite nephews and niec es, Randy and JoAnn Varney in Mississippi, and Sandra and Victor Munn in Apopka, Fla. He had experienced a few months of hospitals and and nursing homes bofore suffering a heart attack in their new assisted living home in Altamonte Springs, Fla. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion. A memorial service is planned for Friday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m. in the recreation center at Caribbean Isles Mobile Home Park in Apollo Beach. Pastor James M. Morgan of First United Methodist is officiating.

WAKEMAN, William Herbert, 63 of Brandon died January 23, 2001. He is survived by his loving companion, Gloria Spidel; sister, Jane Hayes; niece, Marcella Chant; nephews, James Cannon and Neal Hayes; step brother, Pat Wakeman; great niece and two great nephews. Children of Gloria, Richard, Robert and his wife, Margie Spidel, Gary and his wife, Bobbie Spidel, Karen and her husband Gary Watts; sev en grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Mr. Wakeman was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He lived most of his life in Tampa. Mr. Wakeman was an ID Technician Supervisor at the Tampa Police Dept. for 24 years. Memorial services will be held held Monday, January 29, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. at the Garden of Memories Chapel, 4207 E. Lake Avenue. William always wanted to fly in a Fighter Plane. He will be granted his wish by flying in an F-18 Fighter Plane. His cremated remains will be scattered over the Atlantic Ocean by a Rescue Helicopter.


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