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ADAMSON, Violet J., 82, of Port Richey, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2001. She is survived by a daughter, Violet `Nadine` Brown; brother, Earl Neese; several step children; one grandchild; and two great grandchildren. Arlington F.H

ALKELEWICZ, Emily Mae, born November 26, 1911 in Washington County, Arkansas. She passed away on January 2, 2001. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Akelewicz. She is survived by two daughters; Anna Mae DeDiego and Patricia (Pat) Daniels and her husband David, as well as seven grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She was a life member of the Sunset Park Garden Club, a member o f Altrusa Club of Tampa where she was awarded Woman of the year for Altrusa in 1975 and 1977. She was a life member of Florida Federation of Garden Clubs. Mrs. Akelewicz was a Certified Flower Show judge and owned and operated Akelewicz Flowers and Gift Shop. A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 5, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Friends are invited to her home after the service. Flowers would be graciously accepted or donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimers Association or to the charity of your choice. Mark III Funeral Home, 831-9444.

ALVAREZ, Alfredo, age 74, of Tampa, passed away January 2, 2001. Survivors include his son,

Alfred J. Alvarez and wife, Sherry; grandchildren, Cristina and

Richard Alvarez. A native of Jacksonville, Fla. and resident of Tampa for 64 years, Mr. Alvarez was a retired service technician with Sears and an Army World War II veteran. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday morning at 11 o'clock at Centro Espanol Memorial Park. Everyone is to meet at the cemetery for the graveside services.


ANSALDI, Angel, 58, passed away January 1, 2001 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Vera; his children, Gabriel Ansaldi, Madeline Santos and husband, Jose, and Steven Ansaldi; and his three grandchildren. He was born in Argentina and moved to Tampa in 1993 from Jersey City, New Jersey. He was a Born Again Christian and attended Rios de Agua Viva Church.

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BALL, Theresa J., 59, of Land O'Lakes, passed away on January 1, 2001. She is survived by two sons; one daughter; one brother; and one sister.


BEAZLEY, Paul Richard, 53, of Tampa passed away January 1, 2001. He is survived by his former wife, Diane; five sons, Paul C., Richie D., Matt T., Ryan N. and Kevin M.; three daughters, Gina L., Cristin N. and Alecia D.; mother, Shirley Lee Perry; two sisters, Diana Beazley and Teresa Pisczek; grandmother, Ella Varga; eight grandchildren, Ryan, Matt, Kortnee, Justin, Jadea, Kelan, Andrew and Em ily. He was an agent for American National Life Insurance. Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the Stowers Brandon Chapel. Interment to follow at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 til 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


BELL, John Oscar, former United States ambassador, retired University of South Florida professor, passed away on December 31, 2000 in Temple Terrace, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Ann Bell of Temple Terrace; daughters, Patricia Bell and Kathleen O'Neil; son, John Bell; stepdaughters, Dee Senia and Gail Schafer; and six grandchildren. Born October 4, 1912, Manila, Philippines. He received a B S in chemistry from George Washington University and a law degree from there as well. Mr. Bell was a member of the National War College and assisted in the formation of the North American Treaty Organization as well as the Marshall Plan. He began his career in the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a messenger and later took a position as a clerk for the State Department. He transferred to the Fore ign Service in the 1950's where he held positions as Under Secretary of State, Deputy Chief of Missions, and Ambassador. After retiring from the foreign service in 1969 he joined the faculty of the University of South Florida where he taught for 14 years. He was active in the community of Temple Terrace, especially the library. A funeral service will be held at C. E. Prevatt Funeral Home on Friday , January 5, 2001. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the service will be at 11:00 a.m. No flowers please. Donations can be made to Southern Poverty Law Center, Klan Watch in Montgomery, Ala., or Friends of Temple Terrace Library, 202 Bullard Pkwy., Temple Terrace, FL 33617. C. E. PREVATT FUNERAL HOME, (813) 988-7371.

BINETTI, Dominick A., 76, of Clearwater, died January 1, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 51 years; five sons; one daughter; one sister; four grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

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BIONDINO, Margaret, 85, of Port Richey, Fla., passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2001. She is survived by her husband; three sons; one daughter; ten grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Arlington Funeral Home.

BRADLEY, Jean, 73, passed away January 1, 2001 in Tampa, Fla. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Don (Inky) Bradley of Tampa, Fla.; daughter Mary Lou Bradley of Dade City, Fla. and a grandson Jon Noreika of Berkeley, Calif.; son Dan Bradley, daughter-in- law Lynn and grandchildren Sean and Megan of Tampa, Fla.; daughter Micki Evans and grandchildren Travis and Lisa of Toledo, Ohio; dau ghter Patty Bradley and granddaughter Laura Gerken of Toledo, Ohio and daughter Kathy Bradley of Tampa, Fla. Jean was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. She and Don moved to Tallahassee, Fla. in 1976 where they resided for 11 years. They relocated to St. Petersburg, Fla. in 1988 and finally settled in south Tampa, Fla. in 1995. Jean enjoyed a full life nurturing and providing support and encourageme nt to her whole family and all of their friends throughout all her years. There will be a visitation and prayer vigil on Thursday, January 4, 2001 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mark III Funeral Home 3328 S. Dale Mabry, Tampa, FL. A memorial mass will be said at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 4522 S. Manhattan Ave., Tampa, FL on Friday, January 5, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. A reception for family and friends will fo llow at son Dan's home on Friday following the Mass. The family requests donations in memory of Jean be made to the University of South Florida Institute on Aging, c/o The USF Foundation, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33620, a leading center on Alzheimer's Research.

BUTLER, Edgar F., age 75, of Tampa, passed on December 30, 2000. He is survived by brothers, Lowell, W. Joseph, Oscar; sisters, Ida, Marie, Edna and Arnetia.

Wilson Funeral Home.

CAHILL, Patrick D., 67, of Tampa, died December 30, 2000. Survivors include wife, Isabel; son, Salvatore; four daughters; 13 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services, Inc.

CANZONERI, Diane C., 59 of Riverview, died January 1, 2001. She is survived by her sons, Chris Hibbard of Riverview, Russell Hibbard of Wisconsin, and Scott Hibbard of Massachusetts; a daughter, Erin F. LaPort of Tallahassee; her mother, Sylvia Eichline of Wisconsin; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. She was a retired Clerk at the Court House.

Hamilton Funeral Home

CARRELL, Bartlett W. , 76, of Tampa passed away Sunday, December 31, 2000 at University Community Hospital in North Tampa. Survivors include: his wife of 53 years Eva Grace Carrell; his son Ron and daughter-in-law Sharlene of Temple Terrace; his son Doug and daughter-in-law Pam of Seattle, Wash.; his daughter Debbie and son-in-law Greg Piehl of St. Petersburg; his eight grandchildren: Charles a nd Lauren Piehl, Nicole and Michael Carrell, Sean and Brett Lloyd, Eddie and Rachelle Creason; his sister Rae Marie Fabre of Akron, Ohio. Born in Akron, Ohio on July 28, 1924. He held a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Akron and a Masters Degree in Adult Education from USF. Bart was the Personnel Director for the Maas Brothers Department store in West Central Flor ida and the proprietor of The Ceramic Shed (a.k.a. Bart's Ceramics) for many years. He was also a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the Masonic Lodge, Bay Area Twirlers Square Dance Club, Limonadors #139 Camping Club, the former Villa Curli Q's and West Coast Square Dance Assoc. Bart was a veteran of World War II. He served in the Pacific Theater on Guadalcanal. Bart was also a charter member of Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Temple Terrace. He will be remembered as a good father and a loving husband. Visitation will be held Friday, January 5 from 6-8:00 p.m. at C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home, 9750 N. 56th St, Temple Terrace. The memorial service will be held Saturday, January 6 at 10:00 a.m. at Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 304 Druid Hills Road, Temple Terrace with the Rev. Waldemar Meyer officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lutheran Outdoor Ministries in Florida, 3815 West State St., Tampa, Fl 33609

CARTER, Annie Mae, age 86, of Tampa, passed on December 28, 2000. She is survived by sons,

Ernest and John Henry; daughter, Annie Smith; and a host of grands; great grands; relatives and friend.

Wilson Funeral Home.

COWEN, Sue Zanne, 66 of Zephyrhills, died December 29, 2000. Survivors husband, Dan; a son; two dauqhters; three granchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. January 4, 2001 at First Assembly of God Church. Whitfield F.H.

CRISCIONE, Mrs. Elna M. 75 of Sun City Center died January 2, 2001. She is survived by her son, Robert of Wimauma; one brother and one grandchild. LEWERS FUNERAL HOME, Ruskin, Fla.

CULLIGAN, Frank Joseph, 83, of Tampa, passed away on January 1, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Betty; one son, Frank Culligan Jr.; one stepson, Greg Frankhauser; one stepdaughter, Debra Holloway; and one grandson, Michael Holloway. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. at 2:30 p.m.


DAAB, Elizabeth, 96, of Lakeland, died December 11, 2000. Preceded in death by her husband, and son; she is survived by two daughters; ten grandchildren; 15 great; and 4 great-great grandchildren.

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DANIEL, Martha Johns, age 91, formerly of Temple Terrace passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2000, in Lansing, Michigan. Survivors include two sisters: Mrs. Paul (Helen) Wesch of Owosso, Michigan, and Mrs. Fred (Geneva) Shamas of Blind River, Ontario, Canada and her dear nephew Martin L. Johns whom she resided near in Lansing, Michigan. She was also a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. M artha retired at the age of 82 from The Nasrallah Co. and was also a licensed real estate broker. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2001, at 1:30 p.m. at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park where she will be interred next to her mother. Dr. Gerald Iwerks of the Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church will be officiating.

DRIGGERS, Robert Aaron, 80, of Lake Butler, passed away January 1, 2001. Mr. Driggers is survived by his wife of 60 years; two daughters; one son; one brother; seven grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. Archer F.H.

DuBOIS, Herman B., age 86, of Tampa, passed on January 1, 2001. He is survived by son, Joel; daughter-in-law, Gloria; grandson, Heywood. Services will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel.

EARNEST, Arman Starr Sr., 78, formerly of Boissevain, Va., passed away Monday, January 1, 2001 at his home in Land O'Lakes, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Ann Boyd Earnest, of Land O'Lakes, Fla.; three children, Gerald Wayne `Jerry` Earnest, of Land O'Lakes, Fla.; Arman Starr Earnest Jr., of Princeton, W.Va. and James Emory Robertson a/k/a Jimmy Earnest, of Curitiba, Brazil. He is als o survived by three sisters and six brothers, Wenona Earnest Sauerzoff, of Eaton Town, N.J.; Joleen Earnest Weigand, of Independance, Va.; Judith `Judy` Earnest Smith, of Lutz, Fla.; Sanford B. Earnest, of Donalsonville, Ga.; Bobby J. Earnest, of Donalsonville, Ga.; John Delano Earnest, of Bluff City, Tenn.; Charles E. Earnest, of N. Tazewell, Va.; Arlie Ray Earnest, of Reidsville, N.C. and Dwi ght D. Earnest, of Pottsville, Ark. There are 14 grandchildren and five great grandchildren also surviving. He was preceded in death by mother, Bannie Wolfe Earnest and father, Daniel P. Earnest Sr., both of Tazewell, Va.; one son, Harold Eugene Earnest, of Boissevain, Va.; one sister, Mary Kathleen Earnest Meade, of Reidsville, N.C. and two brothers, Daniel P. Earnest Jr. of Bastian, Va. and Carr oll G. Earnest, of Lutz, Fla. He was a World War II veteran and served in the South Pacific area during World War II. A member of Lutz/Land O'Lakes VFW, The American Legion and a member of the Boissevain Baptist Church in Boissevain, Va. Viewing will take place at the Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Home in Lutz, Fla. at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2001 with funeral to be held at the funeral home chapel Thursday, January 4, 2001 at noon. Burial will follow at the Garden of Memories Cemetery, Tampa, FL. Rev. A.J. Smith will be officiating. Friends who prefer an alternative to flowers are asked to make a donation to the Pasco/Hernando Hospice who were so wonderful during his long illness.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Lutz-Land O' Lakes Chapel

EGAN, Martin Stephen, 71, of Tampa, loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away December 31, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Mary of 46 years; four sons, Richard (Sharon), Martin ( Arlene), James (Heather), Michael; two daughter: Mary (Quinn), Patricia (Tim); twelve grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters. A native of New York, he resided in Tampa since 1974. He serv ed in the U.S. Navy for 4 years and was a graduate of Hofstra University. He worked in numerous cities throughout the U.S. as a special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, retiring after 20 years of service. Following his retirement from the F.B.I., he worked as a Staff Investigator for The Florida Bar for almost 19 years. Family will receive friends on Thursday evening, January 4, fro m 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and a wake service at 7:00 p.m. at Blount, Curry and Roel Funeral Home, Carrollwood Chapel, 3207 W. Bearss Ave. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 5, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 5521 N. Himes Ave., with Monsignor Higgins celebrant, followed by interment at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children in his memory. He will be dearly missed.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Carrollwood Chapel

FARQUEAR, Leslie Elmer, 98, of Haines City, died Sunday,

December 31, 2000. Mr. Farquear is survived by his wife, Frances; daughters, Glenda Benner and Diane Fellows; and two grandchildren. Oak Ridge Funeral Care

FIFER, Sandra `Sandy`, 46, of Gibsonton passed away December 30, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Raymond; stepfather, Edward Cadieux of Tampa; sisters, Rose Mayo of New Hampshire, Wendy Daniels of Tampa, Penny Adamo of California; five nieces and one nephew. She was a secretary for Copart, Inc. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Friday at the Stowers Brandon Chapel. The family will receive friends this evening (Thursday) from 6:00 til 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


FISCHER, James K., 61, of Lake Alfred, Florida, died Friday, December 22, 2000. He is survived by a son, Christopher; a sister, Helen Lentz; his mother, Helen

Fischer and one grandchild, Taylor

Christian Fischer. Crisp-Coon F.H.

GODEJOHN, Katherine Frances, 84, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2001 at Integrated Health Services Nursing Home, where she resided in Brandon, Florida. She is survived by her loving daughters, Kay Murray of Brandon, Linda Ashley of Raleigh, North Carolina; sons-in-law, Robert Murray and Bob Ashley; grandchildren, Scott Murray of Birmingham, Alabama, Matthew Murray of Tallahassee, Kim Ashley-C armody of Broomfield, Colorado, Stacy Ashley of Omaha, Nebraska and nephew Robert Deubel of O'Fallon, Missouri. Katherine joins her husband of 56 years, Charles, who passed away November 27, 2000. She will be forever missed by her family and friends for her loving, caring, and giving ways. The family will be in prayer following her cremation. In her memory, the family requests that donations be made to a favorite charity.

Serenity Meadows Funeral Home

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