SHIRHALL, Henrietta M., 73, of Largo, died March 30, 2001. Survived by her husband, Anthony; sons, Peter, Gerald, Stephan; daughters, Nancy, Karen; sister, Eileen; eight grandchildren. Veterans Cremation & Burial Society.
STURDIVANT, Wanda L., 76, of Hudson, FL died Thursday, March 29, 2001. She is survived by one daughter, Aleta; two sisters, Kathern and Frances; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Arlington Funeral Home
SWIGER, Harlan R., passed away Friday. Survivors include his wife, Juanita; sons, Thomas and Ronald; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his brothers-in-law, James Alderman and Homer Alderman Jr. Mr. Swiger was a long time member and Deacon of Seminole Heights Baptist Church and a mason with Fellowship Lodge # 265. Funeral services will be Monday 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home cha pel, with Dr. Thomas Pinner officiating. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to LifePath Hospice or the Seminole Heights Baptist Church building fund.
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TOOLE, Fadie Lee, 85, passed away Friday, March 30, 2001 at New Port Richey Community Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Odell Toole; daughters, Vivian Roberts, Velma Calton, Vernelle Haney, Carrie Blake; sons, Delma Toole, Daylon O. Toole, Reggie W. Toole; also survived by 23 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the Loyl ess Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. till service time. Interment will follow at Geiger Cemetery
in Zephyrhills. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made in her memory to Land O' Lakes Church or God Building Fund, P.O. Box 692, Land O' Lakes, FL 34639.
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TROWBRIDGE, Lt. Colonel Lee M., USAF retired, age 81, passed away March 20, 2001. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Metcalf Trowbridge and his sister, Mary Jane Mowry. He is survived by his daughter, Daphne Jeffers Wheeless and husband, Bob; his sons, Mark Trowbridge and John Trowbridge and wife, Patty, all of Austin, TX. He is also survived by his stepchildren, Samuel Metcalf, of Tall ahassee, Mary Nesbit of Vienna, VA, Carol Freeland, of Alberta, Canada, Kenneth Trowbridge of Ft. Worth, TX and William Trowbridge of Avon Lake, OH; and 12 grandchildren. He served in the Air Force from 1941 until 1972 retiring as a Lt. Colonel. He served in World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He served as a pilot and squadron commander throughout his military career. After retiring from th e military he worked as a bailiff for Hillsborough County. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., at Canterbury Towers, 3501 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629. The family request donations in lieu of flowers to the charity of your choice in his memory.
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VALLARIO, Pasquale M., 82, of Tampa passed away on March 30, 2001 at Memorial Hospital. He is survived by, two sisters and a brother. He served aboard the USS Missouri during World War II and was catholic. Mark III Funeral Home 831-9444.
WEEKLY, Elizabeth L.`Betty`, 74, of Ruskin, passed away March 29, 2001 at her residence. She is survived by a son,
Michael of Brandon; two daughters, Sharon Hare of Ruskin and Kandra McFarland of Bedford, MI; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A native of Battle Creek, MI, Mrs. Weekly moved to the area 40 years ago from Columbus, OH. She was the owner of an outdoor amusement business. She was a member of the Showman's Club Association and was of the Baptist faith. The family requests that me morial contributions be made to the Showman's Association, P.O. Box 188, Gibsonton, FL 33534. The family will receive friends at Lewers Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. Interment will be in New Bedford, MI.
WEIR, Frank E., 80, of Sun City Center, FL died Thursday, March 28, 2001 at South Bay Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Marie; four sons, Tom and Jerry both of Indianapolis, IN, Bill of Jackson, MI and Jim of Tampa, FL; two daughters, Shirley Weir and Sally Lee both of Indianapolis, IN; a sister, Marilyn Pryka of Maumee, OH; and a brother, Roy of Clearwater, FL. 14 grandchildren; and 14 gre at-grandchildren. He moved to Sun City Center in 1997 from his native Indianapolis, IN. He served in the Army as a sergeant during World War II. He was a time study engineer for International Harvester and attended St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Cumberland Lodge F & AM in Cumberland, IN. Memorial service 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 3, 2001 at Family Funeral Care, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center, FL with Dr. Larry L. Lewis officiating. Inurnment with military Honors will follow at Florida National Cemetery. Arrangements Family Funeral Care, 813-634-9900.
WELLSPEAK, Elsie L., age 90, of New Port Richey, FL passed away Thursday, March 29, 2001. She is survived by a son, Nelson of Syracuse, NY. Arlington Funeral Home
BARRY, Michael Dillon, 85 of Winter Haven, died August 12, 2001. Survived by 1 son; 1 daughter, and friend Betty Stillman; and several grandchildren. Crisp-Coon Funeral Home
BOSE, Leona Mary, 89 of Odessa died on Friday at Community Hospital in New Port Richey. She is survived by her husband, Leo W. Bose, four sons, Loren , Larry, Lanny Joe and Lamont Kress, a daughter, Lona Underwood, 14 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. She is predeceased by a son Lance. She was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church where a Mass will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Private interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. She also was a member of A.A.R.P.
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HACKER, Donald Lee, Jr., 35, Died on August 8, 2001. He is survived by wife, Audrey Hacker; 4 sons and 1 daughter; And many loved ones. Stork Family Mortuary/
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HERRING, Franklin L., 86 of Thonotosassa passed away at home while under the care of LifePath Hospice. Survivors include his 2 sons, Larry and wife Sara of Apollo Beach; and Carroll B. and wife Judy of Tampa; daughter, Yvonne Larkins and her companion Claude Padgen of Thonotosassa; brother, James of Dillon, S.C.; 2 sisters, Janie Stanton and Edith Caner both of Dillon, S.C.; 8 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren; and 3 great, great-grandchildren. A native of Dillon, S.C. Mr. Herring came to the Tampa area in 1963. He was a Baptist and retired from the vending machine industry. Funeral services will be held Monday 2:00 p.m. at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday afternoon from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m.
MUNGER, Loyd, 79, Durrant, died August 10,2001. Survived by wife, Viola; 4 sons; 3 daughters; 3 step-children; 1 sister; 22 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Services will be helf Tuesday August 14, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. from Pleasant Grove Assembly of God Church. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to service.
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NEWLON, Reba 82 of Apollo Beach, FL, passed away August 10, 2001. Preceded in death by her husband, William Howard Newlon and her parents, Walter and Leona Mae Adkins Scragg. Survivors include one daughter, Diane Cunningham James of Apollo Beach,; one brother, Paul Scragg of Boise Idaho,; two sisters, Geneva Burke of Hyattsville, MD, and Leta Schindel of Silver Springs, MD,; one granddaughter B ecky and her husband Tony Scalese, of Pembroke Pines, FL,; and great-granddaughter, Alexis Scalese of Pembroke Pines, FL. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday August 16, 2001 in Huntington, West Virginia.
NEWLON, Reba 82 of Apollo Beach, FL, passed away August 10, 2001. Preceded in death by her husband, William Howard Newlon and her parents, Walter and Leona Mae Adkins Scragg. Survivors include one daughter, Diane Cunningham James and her husband Bob, of Apollo Beach,; one brother, Paul Scragg of Boise Idaho,; two sisters, Geneva Burke of Hyattsville, MD, and Leta Schindel of Silver Springs, MD, ; one granddaughter Becky and her husband Tony Scalese, of Pembroke Pines, FL,; and great-granddaughter, Alexis Scalese of Pembroke Pines, FL. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday August 16, 2001 in Huntington, West Virginia.
NICCOLLS, Hamilton Edwin, 85, of NewPort Richey, died August 10, 2001. Survived two daughters, Cheryl N. Hensley and Hollie M. Niccolls. Michels & Lundquist
O'BRIEN, Wanda June, 76, of riverview passed away August 10, 2001. She is survived by her 3 sons, Lawrence and Ronald, both of Riverview, and William of Balm; daughter, Coleen Squillante of Brooksville, Fl; brother, Eugene of Ohio; 2 sisters, Ramona and Nadine, both of Ohio; and 6 grandchildren. A native of Alliance, Ohio, Mrs. O'Brien came to riverview in 1951; she was a member of the Riverview United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 2:00 p.m. at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, the family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m.
O'SULLIVAN, Peter B., of Tampa Died August 9, 2001. Survived by his wife of 45 years, Keen; daughter Megan and her husband Paul Weber of Coral Springs; son, Brian and his wife, Laura, of New York City; grandchildren, Thomas and Cassandra Weber; Brother, Thomas of Palm Desert, Calif.; and sister, Virginia of Naples. Mr. O'Sullivan was a professor of Theater at USF for 38 years. He was a well-known teacher, actor and stage director.
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PHILLIPS, Mary Elkins, 70, of Dade City, FL, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001 in Dade City. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Donn Banks, Dade City, FL; 1 brother, Frank S. Elkins, Jr., Kissimmee, FL; 3 grandchildren, Donnie Banks, Dade City, FL; Kari Smith, Zephyrhills, FL; Joshua Smith, Brandon, FL; and 2 great grandchildren. She was bornMarch 23, 1931 in Lacoochee, FL, and was a lifel ong resident of this area. She was a graduate of Pasco High School and was a member of the Blanton Baptist Church. She worked for the Pasco County Supervisor of Elections Office, the County Judges Office, and also was a Realtor. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2001 at the Coleniar & Ferguson Chapel with Pastor Bob Bowling officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Gardens. Friends may call Monday (today) from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Coleman & Ferguson Funeral Home in Dade City. Flowers will be greatfully accepted, but those that wish to make donations to Hospice of Pasco c/o 3539 Universal Plaza, New Port Richey, FL 34652.
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PRICE, Erwin `Erv`, 75, of Plant City, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2001. Mr. Price was a veteran of WWII in the US Navy from 1942 to 1945. He is predeceased by a daughter and a sister. Survivors include his wife, Lillian Price of Plant City; 2 sons, James Alvin Price; and his wife, Denise of Vineland, New Jersey; and Joseph Irvin Price of Plant City; his sister, Elizabeth Jurnigan; and h er husband, James of Plant City; 1 brother, Buford Price of Plant City; 3 grandchildren, James V., Christopher, and Alessa Price. The family will receive friends on Sunday August 12, 2001 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Services will be on Monday, August 13, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. at Wells Memorial Funeral Home, with Brother Jim Creel officiating. Interment will be at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens in Brandon.
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SELLERS, Patricia Ann Atkins, 59, a resident of Plant City. Funeral services will be Held Wednesday, August 15, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at Shilob Baptist Church, 1104 Cason Street, in Plant City. Rev. Joe Bowles will be officiating. Family will be receiving friends Tuesday, August 14, from 6:30 till 8:00 p.m. at Wells Memorial Funeral Home, 1903 West Reynolds Street, in Plant City. Mrs. Sellers wen t to be home with the Lord on Friday, August 10th. She was born in Roanoke, Virginia, and moved to Plant City in 1957. She was primarily a homemaker, a member of Shiloh Baptist Church, and agreat friend to many. Mrs. Sellers was preceded in death by one infant daughter, Vicki Rae Sellers; and one brother,Robert Michael Atkins. She is survived by her beloved husband of 39 years, Kenneth Sellers; on e daughter, Penny Kay Sellers Everhart and husband, Todd of St. Petersburg; one son, Kenneth `Lee` Sellers of Plant City; Two brothers, David Lee Atkins of Salem, Va and Jack Richard Atkins Of Clarkesville, Ga.; one grandchild, Nicholas, and many, many friends and loved ones.
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STRUSS, Charles R., 86, of Tampa passed away August 11, 2001. He is survived by his son, Rick Struss & his wife Pam of Northern Virginia; two granddaughters, Nicolle and Adrienne Struss. Mr. Struss was born in Pittsburgh, Penn. and was a Tampa resident since 1950. He served in the US Army Air Corp during WWII. He retired in 1976 from Gulf Oil Corp after 43 years of service. A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at University Village. A graveside service will be held 12 Noon Tuesday at Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 -4:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
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TELFER, MD, William L., 76 of Plant City, Florida, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2001. Dr. Telfer was a Navy veteran of WWII, and moved here 15 years ago from Waterloo, Iowa. Survivors include his wife, Gayle Telfer of Plant City; 2 sons, William L. Telfer Jr. and his wife Becky or Piano, Texas; their children, William L. III and Michael R. Telfer; Robert R. Telfer and his wife Barbara of St. Charles, Illinois; their children, Erin Gayle and Grace Elizabeth Telfer; 1 Daughter, Mary Gayle and her fiance Sean Benoit of Tampa; 1 brother, John and his wife Marilyn Telfer of Port Huron, Michigan.
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VARGAS, Edward ``Eddie'' 80, of Tampa passed away Saturday, August 11, 2001. He is survived by his son, Jeffrey Ed Vargas and his wife Angela, Tampa; daughters, Joleen An Vargas, Tampa, and Lynn Pollock and her husband Mel, Ft. Lauderdale; grandson, Justen A. Vargas, Tampa; mother, Lillian Bayron, Tampa. Mr. Vargas was a member of the University Church Of God. He formally worked as a Bell Capta in for the Flamboyan Hotel in Puerto Rico and the Waldorf Astoria in New York. His closest friends knew his as ` Prince Charming` and ` Pretty Boy`. He presently worked as a Greeter for the Target Retail Stores. He was born in New York City and was a avid `Yankees` fan. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2001 at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Entombment will follow at the Sylvan A bbey Memorial Park Mausoleum in Clearwater. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in his memory.
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WALTERS, Robert Neil, 59, died August 6, 2001 in Carey, Idaho. A Graveside Service will be held Thursday, August 16, 2001 at 11:00 A.M. at the Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. for a memorial visitation at the funeral home.
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WILLIAMS, S.S. JR. Jr. Williams of Plant City passed away August 9, 2001 after a long battle of heart problems. A life long resident of the area. He is survived by his wife, Ruby, of 51 years; Sons, Steve, Rowland, Jerrold, George Sprouse; and daughter, Elaine; Eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Ralph, of Plant City; and three sisters, Mary Sistr unk, Myrtle Welch all of Plant City; and Betty Hazen of Highland City. Mr. Williams was a member of Mt. Enon Primitive Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Florida Strawberry Growers Association and was a Strawberry Grower for over forty years. He was well known in the strawberry industry. His life evolved around the growing and selling of his berry crop. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
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WING, Michael David, 36, of Brandon passed away at home on Saturday, August 11, 2001. He is survived by his loving family. Serenity Meadows F.H., Riverview/Brandon
YAEGER, Doris L., 89, of Tampa took the Lord's hand and joined Him in heaven on Thursday, 9 August 2001 while at her home. Her husband, Powell G. Yaeger; and sister, Vivian Eiseman predeceased her. Son, William L. Yaeger and his wife Wanda of Davenport, Fla.; sisters, Elsie Johnston of Bluffton, Ohio; and Rosemary Price and her husband Harold W. Price of Sun City Center, Fla.; three grandchild ren and three great-grand children, survive her. Born in Ohio, Mrs. Yaeger has lived in Tampa since 1953. She was formerly employed by the W.T. Edwards Hospital until it closed and retired from the Florida Bureau of Blind Services. She was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to LifePath Hospice; 3010 West Azeele Street, Tampa, FL 33609. There will be a Celebration of her life at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, 19 October at 2:30 p.m.
YORK, Rose Ruth, 81, of Bartow, FL died Saturday, August 11,2001. Is survived by a loving Family.
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