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Florida Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 427

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Date: Tuesday, 16 October 2012, at 6:31 p.m.

COSTELLO, Patrick, 84 of Tampa died January 12, 2001 at I.H.S. Brandon. He is survived by his wife; Violet; two sons, Patrick `Rick` Costello of No. Richland Hills, Texas and James `Jay` Costello of Tampa; a daughter, Judie Streicher of Whittier, N.C. and six grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 15, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mark III Funeral Home South Tampa Chapel. Friends may visit one hour prior to service. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the First Presbyterian Church Restoration Fund 412 Zack St. Tampa, FL 33602. Mark III Funeral Home 831-9444

CRANFORD, Virgie E., 67 of Plant City, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2001. Mrs. Cranford is preceded in death by her son: Delton High. She is survived by one son: Mark High of Plant City; one daughter: Vivian Shuemake of Lake Mary; her mother: Ruth Schofield of Plant City; two sisters: Carolyn Grimes of Lakeland; Joyce Cook of Plant City and four grandchildren. She was a member of Plant City Church of God and a lifelong resident of Plant City. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 16, 2001 from 1-2:00 p.m. and services will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Marlow to officiate. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Wells Memorial Funeral Home

CULBREATH, William Edward (Bill), Jr. died Tuesday, January 2, 2001 in Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 90. He was born in Palmetto, Florida on March 30, 1910, but grew up in Tampa, and attended Hillsborough High school. He was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Ethel Dent Culbreath, who died on January 5, 2000; father and mother, William and Avaline Culbreath; sister Frances Culbreath Cau sey; and nephew 2nd Lt. Jerry O. Causey, Jr. He is survived by his niece, Jo Ava Causey Overly of St. Petersburg; grandnephew, Martin L. Colley of St. Petersburg; two grandnieces, Marcia Colley Gallagher of Floral City, Florida and Martha Anne Causey Martin of Sylvania, Ohio; sister-in-law, Autry Dent, of Ocilla, Georgia; and niece, Mahala Dent Fletcher of Thomasville, Georgia, Also surviving him are his wife's three orphaned nephews whom be `raised as his own`: T. Lowell Dent of Jacksonville, Mack Dent of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and Jack Dent of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He was from a pioneer Tampa Bay family and became a respected business and community leader statewide, primarily in Hills- borough and Pinellas Counties. After graduating from the University of Florida in 1933, he became a charter member of `The Rat Hole Gang` at the University of Tampa where he coached, was the Athletic Director, and taught journalism classes. The `Gang` got its name from the other `occupants` at the riverfront quarters of the coaches and teachers at that time. In 1938, he became Chairman of the State Defense Council setting up observation towers for plane spotters, shore watch and blackouts. He se rved with distinction in World War II at Hickam Field in Hawaii where he was a Captain in the Air Force. In the post-war years, he would spend 30 years in the Active Reserves, achieving the rank of Lt. Colonel. Returning to Florida in 1946, he was appointed manager of the Florida State Employment Service in St. Petersburg, followed by a move in 1953 to Tallahassee where he became Assistant Directo r of the Florida State Industrial Commission. Later, he returned to St. Petersburg as head of personnel and public relations for Pinellas Lumber Company. He helped bring Goodwill Industries to St. Petersburg, was president of the Personnel Administration Board of Central Florida, president of the Florida Exchange Clubs, and president of the Florida Lung Association. He was a member of St. Thomas E piscopal Church, the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, and the Retired Officers Association. A Memorial Service will be held in the Grand Salon at the University of Tampa on February 3, 2001, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the University of Tampa, Development office, 401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33606.

Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home

JAcksonville, Florida

EISELE, Kathleen, 44, of Riverview passed away January 13, 2001. She is survived by husband Jeff Eisele,; children Jason and Ashley Eisele,; parents, Don and Jean Jenkins.

STOWERS-BRANDON

FAULKNER, Josephine W., 99, of Tampa passed away January 11, 2001. She was a member of the Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church and was a teacher and an artist. Born in St. Joseph, Mo., she was a former resident of Swarthmore and Buck Hill Falls, Pa. and Winter Park, Fla. She moved to Tampa's Grand Court in 1994. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Faulkner, longtime tennis coach at Swarthmo re College and several Davis Cup teams. She is survived by daughters, Jerry (Charles `Bummie`) Townsend, Tampa and Joan (Murrell) Weesner, Morristown, Tenn.; grandchildren, Byron (Vicki) Townsend, Bill (Traci) Townsend, Donna (Mike) Carter, all of Tampa; Nancy (Tony) Cothron, Bradenton, Fla., Becky Jo (Randy) Moles, Bean, Station, Tenn.; Susan (Kevin) West, Lexington, Ky; Mary Ellen (Kirk) Horner, Mt. Carmel, Tenn.; and Winn (Marty) Seals, Rogersville, Tenn.; and ten great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 14 at 1:00 p.m. at the Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 3501 San Jose St., Tampa, FL. 33629.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL

MacDill Avenue Chapel

GARCIA, Antonia Maria of Tampa went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, January 10, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Raul; sister, Isabelle Cruz of Miami, Fla.; son and his wife, Raul and Lori Garcia of Millville, N.J.; daughter and her husband, Jeanette and Bill Quigley of Newfield, N.J.; daughter and husband, Maria and Rick Carlton of Homosassa, Fla.; grandchildren, Andrea, Michelle, Cindy, Irene and Alex Garcia; Stephanie and Kelly Quigley and Brittany and Richard Carlton; great grandchildren, Shawn Thompson and Lucas Hanby. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 15, 2001 at the Chapel of Fountains Memorial Park, 5635 W. Green Acres St., Homosassa, Fla. Adams & Jennings Funeral Home `Family owned & operated` (813) 237-3345.

GARCIA, Domingo `Mike` Alonos, 91 of Riverview passed away January 13, 2001. He is survived by his wife Filippa `Fifi` Garcia,; daughter Eleanor G. Cacciatore, of Riverview,; brother Daniel A. Garcia of Tampa,; and sister, Violet Tamargo of Tampa, two granddaughters, Cathy D'Amico and Susan Miller, both of Riverview. He retired from G. Ferlita and Sons Schlitz Distributors after many years. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 15, 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will receive friends one hour prior.

STOWERS-RIVERVIEW

HAHN, Mary Jane, 73, of Tampa died Thursday, January 11, 2001 after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her husband James A. Hahn of 41 years; children, Mark Hahn, April Thompson, Matthew Hahn and Michael Hahn, all of Tampa; four grandchildren, Benjamin Hahn, Christopher Hahn, Lauren Grace Thompson and Liana Hazelgrove; a sister, Abby Eddy of Buffalo, NY and many dear friends. Mary Jane atten ded E.J. Meyer Hospital in Buffalo and graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1949. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Her hobbies were her children, grandchildren and shell collecting. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Monday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-7:00 p.m. Sunday (today) at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, Mary Jane requested that donations be made to the Lowry Park Zoo Manatee Hospital.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL MacDill Avenue Chapel

HARPER, Cecil, 75 of Oldsmar and Pensacola, Fla., died Sunday, January 7, 2001 at his home. He is survived by his dog Freckles; son, David Harper of San Diego, Calif.; daughter, Sue Sapp of Brooksville, Fla.; two grandsons, Joshua and J.J. Sapp; one sister, Margaret Pressley of Pensacola; one niece and one nephew and many cousins. He was born April 4, 1925 to Clifford and Mildred Harper. Gradua ted from Pensacola High School, joining the Navy afterwards, and serving in active duty during World War II. A lifelong lover of horses, he was a former jockey. He also served as State Steward fro Calder Race Cource and Tampa Bay Downs for many years. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 16, 2001 at Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Diabetes. Association. Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel, Pensacola

INGO, Frank J., 90, of Belleair Bluffs, died Monday, January 8, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Sue; two sons, Frank and Bernie ; two daughters, Barbara and Claudia; one brother, three sisters. Hubbell Funeral Home

LABRADA, Maria,93, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2001 at her residence. She is survived by two daughters: Margaret Rodriguez and Jennie Morales, five grandchildren, and many great and great-great grandchildren. Contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice.

LANE, David Sherman Sr., 76, of Dover passed away January 13, 2001 at home while under the care of LifePath Hospice. Survivors include his wife Loretta Lane; two sons David S. Lane, Jr. and wife Barbara, Ricky B. Lane; step-son Kenneth Seriel and wife Cheryl all of Dover, Fla.; two step- daughters Lonnie Arroyo and husband Raymond and Linda Lee Wester all of Tampa; brother Stanley Lane of Pace, Fla.; two sisters Edna Barber and Ethel Nobles both of Fla.; 11 grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. A native of Chiefland, Fla. he came to the Tampa area in the early 1950's. He was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church, Plant City, Fl. and retired from American Can Company. Mr. Lane served his Country during World War II in the U.S. Army. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 11:00 a. m. at Hilisboro Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Hugh Long officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Mr. Lane's family would like to extend there appreciation to LifePath Hospice for their caring assistance and in lieu of flowers donations may be made to LifePath Hospice 1647 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center, FL 33573 in memory of Mr. Lane.

Hillsboro Memorial 689-8121

LIPPARD, Marianne L. ` George`, 82, of Tampa passed away January 9, 2001. She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Mason and her husband Daniel, Tampa; son, John Lippard, Tampa; sister, Margaret Vielhauer, Portland, Ore. and many friends. She will be missed.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL
Carrollwood Chapel

LOMBARDI, Albert P., 67 of Tampa passed away peacefully with his family at his side on January 12, 2001. He is survived by Connie Lombardi, his wife of 45 years, four children, Myra Zuccolo, Denise DesRosiers, Derek Lombardi and Darrel Lorabardi, five grandchildren Amber and Allison Glisson, Michael, Alexander and Mary DesRosiers, son-in-laws, Larry Zuccolo and Jim DesRosiers, brother Tony Lomb ardi, Sr. and sisters Antoinette Celiberto, Mary Ponipinto, Dolores Novelli, Loretta storch and Mitze Campbell. He was a Korean War Veteran. Mr. Lombardi was a past employee of the City of Tampa and the Board of Public Instruction, he was heavily involved in local politics. A graveside service will be held Monday, January 15, 2001 at Myrtle Hill Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice with our gratitude for their devoted care. Adams & Jennings Funeral Home `Family owned & operated` (813) 237-3345,

MILTON, Joseph Oliver, 77, lifelong resident of Tampa, died on Saturday January 13, 2001. Survivors include his wife of 58 years Alice; children, Ann Lewis and her husband Buddy of Winter Haven, Fla.; Kathy Henderson and her husband Ron of St. Petersburg, Fla.; brothers, Rev. Jerry Dale Milton of Gainesville, Fla. and John Milton of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren, Chad Lewis and wife Victori a, Lee Anne Tragle and husband Aaron, and Taylor Henderson; great grandson, Taylor Henderson. Mr. Milton was a salesman, an officer with Sunshine State Life Insurance Company, and Marketing and Sales Director of Florida State Fairgrounds. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon with a memorial service beginning at 12:00 noon in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Alzheimer's Association, Tampa Bay Chapter, 9365 U.S. Highway 19 N., Suite B, Pinellas Park, FL. 33782.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL MacDill Avenue Chapel

RICE, Russell `Jack`, 84, of Riverview passed away at his home on January 11, 2001. He is survived by his wife Betty L.; three daughters, Sally Ankermiller of Annandale, Va., Carol Fraim of Charlestown, Ind., and Barbara Werner of Orange, Calif.; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was a Navy veteran, member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion of Riverview Post No. 14 8. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, 11:00 a.m., January 15, at the funeral home, the family will receive friends one hour prior. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 16 at 1:30 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery

STOWERS- RIVERVIEW

RIEHLE, Emily A. 96, of Tampa passed away Thursday. January 11, 2001 at University Community Hospital. She is survived by her nephew, Chambless L. Avera and wife, Lesley, great nieces, Linzee Nicely, Caren Avera, Alison Inabinette and many friends. She was a Native of Fort Valley, Ga., and had lived in the Bay area for years. She was a Retired Registered Nurse, a graduate of Gordon Keller Scho ol of Nursing Class of 1931, and a member of Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday morning, January 16, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, 2902 W. Fletcher Ave. The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday one hour prior to service time. Interment will follow in Lake Carroll Cemetery.

GLASS FUNERAL HOME 932-5308

RIVERA, Benigno P., 91, of Tampa, died January 9, 2001. He is survived by his daughter, Carmen Silva and husband Anastasio of Ocala, Fla.; two sisters, Esparaza and Ramona Rivera both of Puerto Rico. Mr. Rivera was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico and moved to the Tampa area seven years ago coming from Bronx, N.Y. He was of the Catholic Faith and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. Graveside Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday in Florida National Cemetery.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Garden of Memories Chapel

SANSOM, Nellie R., 70, of Lutz passed away January 10, 2001. Mrs. Sansom is survived by three sons, Raymond T. Sansom, James R. Sansom, and Lewis Sansom; daughter-in-law, Violet; two brothers, two sisters; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Adams & Jennings Funeral Home `Family owned & operated` (813) 237-3345

SPEZIALE, Mary Leto Speziale, age 91, passed away January 12, 2001 at Carrollwood Care Center. Born and raised in Tampa, Fla., of Italian immigrant parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Salvatore and son-in-law, R. Mike Thomas. Mary was a loving mother to Lillian Thomas, Tampa and Marie F. Speziale of Cincinnati, Ohio., nana to John Sal Perzia and children, Amanda Lynn and John Ant hony all of Tampa, sister to Sam D. Leto (Nina) and Frank Leto (Anna), sister-in-law to Pauline DeVita and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday, 2:00 p.m. at Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes, Armenia Chapel, 4730 N. Armenia Avenue, Tampa. Entombment will follow at L'Unione Italiana Cemetery. Pall bearers will be John Anthony Perzia, Scott DeAmbrose, Michael Thomas, Jamie Granell, Pino Pupello and Chuck Navon. Honorary Pall bearers will be, Joe Belluccio, Joseph Hoffman, Mike Thomas,Jr., Gary Thomas, Dr. Roy Berdeal, Jr. and Marco DiBernardo. The family will receive friends this evening from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the chapel of

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL
Armenia - A P Boza Memorial Chapel

STUBBS, Mildred Lane, Tampa native, resident of Dade City, died January 11, 2001. Preceded in death by her parents, Frank L. and Ida F. Lane; brothers, Kenneth F. Lane and Frank L. Lane, Jr. Survived by husband, Wm. O. Stubbs, Jr, daughter, Martha Stubbs Matthews Vasquez and son-in-law, Dr. Ernesto Vasquez of Westervilie, Ohio, granddaughters, Dina L. Matthews, of Westervilie, Ohio and Carsley L. Matthews, of Washington, D.C., sister, Laura Lee Sidwell, of Smyrna, Ga., brother, Ryan F. Lane, of Palm Harbor, Fla. and 16 nieces and nephews. Served in Women's Army Corp during World War II. Member Palma Ceia Women's Golf Association, Junior League of Tampa and former member of Central Florida Bass'n Gals. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 16 at 3:30 p.m. at Myrtle Hill Memor ial Park. Friends are invited to join the family for a celebration of Mildred's life at Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club following the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to Children's Home of Tampa, or to a church or charity of your choice. OAKLEY Funeral Home in Dade City

SULLIVAN, Theresa M.,75, of Tampa, died Tuesday, January 9 at Harborside Healthcare of Tampa Bay. A homemaker, she is survived by children, David Sullivan, Houston, Texas; John Sullivan, Fresno, Calif.; Mary Anne Mulcahy, Florham, N.J.; Theresa A. Sullivan, Tampa; and Barbara Sullivan, Anchorage, Alaska, as well as ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She came to Hillsborough in 1966 from Long Island, N.Y. She was a Catholic. A memorial service will be Wednesday, January 17, 3:30 p.m. at Garden of Memories.

TOENJES, Lois M., 78, died Thursday, January 4, 2001. She is survived by two daughters, Linda Blanton and Judy Ferreira; three grandsons, Stephen Paul Ferreira, Jr., Michael Conley, Justin Ferreira; one granddaughter, Kristina Conley. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LifePath Hospice.

TYNDALL, Susan J., 47, of Plant City, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Frank I. Tyndall of Plant City; one son: Mathew Tyndall of Tampa; her mother and father: Mario and Patricia Branly of Plant City; three brothers: Charles Branly of Plant City, Keith Branly of Memphis, Tennessee, and William Branly of Port St John, Florida; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2001 at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida, with Pastor Bill Sullivan officiating.

Haynes Funeral Home

WILSON, Elma B., 75, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2001. She is survived by many loving friends. Mrs. Wilson was a nurse. She was born in Clearwater and was a lifelong Tampa Bay resident.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Garden of Memories Chapel

WILSON, James Robert (Bob), of St. Petersburg passed away at home, Thursday January 11, 2001 with family at his side. He was born February 27, 1920 in Savannah, Ga. He is survived by his wife, Joyce C. Wilson and was preceded in death in 1979 by his first wife, Louise B. Wilson. He is also survived by his two sons, J. Randall Wilson, Robert M. Wilson and his wife Pat; one daughter, Kimberly W. Darby and her husband Al, all from Tampa; stepdaughter, Gail C. Razook of St. Petersburg and her husband Fred; and stepson, Robert Crisp of New York; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild and four step grandchildren survive Mr. Wilson. He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II serving as Post Master in Okinawa. Mr. Wilson was in the automobile business for over 50 years. He started in Jackso nville working for the Massey Motors Organization and Chrysler Motors Corp. before becoming a Dodge Dealer in Tampa in 1961. He founded Bob Wilson Dodge, Inc. over 27 years ago. Mr. Wilson was a member of The St. Petersburg Yacht Club, San Jose Country Club, and the River Club in Jacksonville. He was a member of the Tampa New Automobile Dealer Assoc- iation, Florida Automobile Dealer Association, the National Automobile Dealer Association, and President's Council at both University of Florida and University of South Florida. Pallbearers are his grandsons, Rob Wilson, Travis Wilson, Michael Kriz, Ryan Razook, and Carter Crisp. Honorary pallbearers are Dayton Andrews, Jack Caruso, Malcolm Henderson, Hayes Tate, Bob Huslander, Dr. Richard Lockey, Dr. Worth Boyce, Dr. Guillermo Cintron, Jim Bo ast, Keith Johnson, Pete Longnecker and George Beech. Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday at Marsicano-B. Marion Reed- Stowers Funeral Home, 4040 Henderson Blvd in Tampa and a graveside service will be held in Jacksonville, Fla. at Oaklawn Cemetery, 4801 San Jose Blvd. at 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 15. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, 300 E. Bay Dr., Largo, FL 33770-3770.

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