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GOEBEL, Florence A., 94, passed away October 29, 2001. Mrs. Goebel in predeceased by her husband, Bernard; survivors include her sons, Bernard and Gerald Goebel of Tampa; daughter, Sister Melvin of Kittanning, Pa.; six grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren and two great- great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 1, 2001 with a Catholic wake serv ice at 7:00 p.m. at the South Tampa Chapel of Mark III Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 2, 2001 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment will follow to the Garden of Memories.


GREENE, Ann C., 75, of Valrico passed away Monday, October 29, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Gerald; sons, Jerry of Thonotosassa, Fla. and Richard of Brandon, Fla.; brother, Frank Deleonardo of Cleveland, Ohio; and two grandchildren, Ricky and John of Brandon, Fla. She has resided in the Tampa area for 16 years coming from Twinsburg, Ohio. She was a homemaker and attended Nativity Catho lic Church. A Memorial service will be conducted 7:00 p.m. Friday at the Stowers Brandon Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or American Lung Association in her memory.


GREGG, Brycen Hiram, 56, of Lakeland, died October 29, 2001. Survived by his wife, Jane Gregg; two step-daughters, Shannon Syzdek and Shelly Shelton and a sister, Loretta Kelly. Heath Funeral Chapel.

GUILLMETTE, Paul W., 52, of Tampa, passed away October 24, 2001 at his residence. Survivors include daughter, Michelle Masse; brother, George Guillmette; three sisters, Carol Stelle, Mary Beth Gardner and Lori Porter and one grandson, Jacob Masse.

Abbey Parklawn Funeral Home

HALL, Dorothy M., 71, of Lithia, died October 27, 2001. Survived by daughters, Ann and Debbie; one brother; three sisters; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A.M. Seigler Funeral Home

JENKINS, Mildred, 81, of Lakeland, died October 29, 2001. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Jenkins and survived by son, Charles Ronald Jenkins; brother, Glenn Brandt; sister, Ollie Brandt and one grandchild. She was born in Wichita Falls, Texas and was a homemaker. She was a member of Seventh Day Adventist, the Angus Association, the Florida Cattlemen's Association and Alumni of Lake Gibson FFA. Funeral services will be held November 1, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. with visitation October 31, 2001 from 6-8:00 p.m. both at GENTRY-MORRISON SOUTHSIDE CHAPEL / (863) 688-7679

KAISER, Albert `Al`, 83, of Tampa, passed away October 29, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Corine Kaiser; sons, Robert J. Kaiser and his wife, Jimi Sue, and Harold J. Moore; daughters, Ruth L. Kaiser, June Redman, Carolyn M. Wilson, and Nancy Kirkpatrick; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Mr. Kaiser was the Master Mason of Community Lodge 292 and 32 degree Mason of the Scottish Rite. He was appointed and elected to many positions within L.U. #915 I.B.E.W. through his 57 years of membership, and was awarded the I.B.E.W. Life Saving Award for saving the life of one of his co-

workers. He was a dedicated family man that loved his family and their families. He loved his country and his community by donating his time and talent to many worthwhile community based organizations. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2001, 2:00 p.m. at the Garden of Memories Chapel. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will include Doug Moore, Jim Kaiser, Frank Kaiser, Dick Kaiser, Greg Barnes, and Doug Barnes.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Garden of Memories Chapel

LUFRIU, Georgina `Nena`, 82, of Tampa, died October 29, 2001 in Tampa. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Rose Lufriu. Survivors include her nieces, Sylvia Noriega Howell, Alice Morgan and Yolanda Gonzalez; nephews, Mike Noriega, George Cueto and Robert Jerez. Please omit flowers. Graveside services will be held Thursday morning eleven o'clock at Woodlawn Cemetery.

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Armenia - A P Boza Memorial Chapel

NOREN, Carol P., age 85, of Tampa, passed away October 27, 2001. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert and son, Jon and is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Ackerman; sisters, Alberta Trew and Helen Cheney; grandchildren, Julie Sackles, Krista Noren- Santmeyer, Abigail Richmond and Andrea Joyce and great-grandchildren, Alison Caitlin, Darien and Hannah.


RANDALL, Ruth P., 98, of Lakeland, died October 28, 2001. Survived by two sons and several grandchildren. Services on Friday, 10:00 a.m., graveside at Lakeland Memorial Gardens. Heath Funeral Chapel.

ROBINSON, Sue Bennett 70, passed away October 24, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Jim; brother, Carroll Bennett and wife Bonnie; sister Norma Claire Bennett; nieces, Carroll Ann Bennett, Elaine Westbay, Carmen Merriam, and Julie Olsen; nephew, Marcus Woodall; many cousins in Evans and Ware Co., Ga. Sue graduated from Georgia State College for Women. While attending college, she was awarde d a Fulbright Scholarship to study language in Florence, Italy. On her return from Italy, she moved to Florida where she met and married James T. Robinson. They located in Miami where she taught Elementary Education in the Dade County School System for several years. She and her husband then started a beekeeping business, operating along Florida's East Coast from Daytona Beach to the Florida Keys. After retiring, she and her husband divided their time between their homes in Yankeetown, Fla. and Clearwater Fla. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 1, at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home Chapel, Claxton, Ga. 912-739-3338

SHEFFIELD, Leon Bryant, 70, of Valrico, passed away at home, October 29, 2001. Survivors include two sons, Randy Sheffield and wife, Dana of N.C. and Noel Sheffield and wife, Donna of N.C.; two daughters, Linda Rochow of Bradenton and Vonda Pox of Ft. Pierce; two sisters, Deinie Krueger of Ft. Pierce, and Laura Mock and husband, Roy of Perry; grandchildren, Kelly Fox, Rob'B' and Judy Fox, Jared Sheffield, Nathan Sheffield, Benjamin Sheffield, Justin Sheffield, Jessica Sheffield, Heidi and Kenny Jackson, Melinda Rochow and Bryant Rochow; great-grandchildren, Beck Fox, Anthony Guettler, Casie Guettler, Tyler Guettler, Nicole Guettler and Seraiah Jackson; cousins, Roy and Connie Sheffield of Bartow; nieces and nephews, Yogi and Kathy Krueger, Kemp Krueger, Genie and Tony Stracuzzi, Rory an d Cindy Mock; Caregiver, Blanca Fugate and family of Miami. A native of Perry, Fla., Mr. Sheffield came to Valrico in 1968 from Ft. Pierce. He retired from American Petrofina and was a lifelong auto racing enthusiast. Memberships included First Baptist Church of Brandon, Elks Lodge, and the Buckhorn Springs Golf & Country Club. Funeral services will be held Friday Noon at Hillsboro Memorial Funera l Home, the family will receive friends at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609 or American Cancer Society, Hillsborough County Unit, 4251 Henderson Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629 in memory of Mr. Sheffield.

Hillsboro Memorial 689-8121

WAGNER, Geraldine G., 80, of Holiday, died October 29, 2001. Survived by husband, Harry; two sons; two daughters; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist.

WALLACE, Bobby Melvin, 59, of Brandon passed away Sunday, October 28, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Rose; children, Bobby Jr., Tyrese, Michelle and Aretha; mother, Maudie; and a brother and three sisters.


YARBER, Jr., Stanley G., 52, of Sarasota, died October 28, 2001. Survivors include his wife, Diane; parents, Stanley and Virginia of Statesboro, Ga.; daughters, Diana Cochran and Christina Yarber, both of Seffner; a sister, Virginia Worsfold of Fort Mill, S.C.; a brother, John of Statesboro, Ga. and three grandchildren. Mr. Yarber was born May 13, 1949 in Savannah, Ga. and came to Sarasota in 2 000 from Seffner. He was a self-employed contractor. He was a Presbyterian. A service will be at 6:00 p.m., Thursday at Robarts Funeral Home. Burial will be in Statesboro, Ga. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1750 17th Street, Suite A, Sarasota, FL 34234.


YATES, Thelma Debra, 78, a lifelong resident of Tampa, passed away on October 29, 2001 at University Community Hospital. She is survived by daughter, Janet Frisco; son, Ron Breijo; two sisters, Carmen Fernandez and Ida Suarez; and four grandchildren, Connie Breijo, Krista Breijo, Sarah Byrd and Danny Breijo. Mrs. Yates was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Donald Yates. In lieu of flowe rs donations may be made to the American Lung Association. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home chapel, with Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will include: Joe Fernandez, Kenny Fernandez, Michael Fonseca, Bob Suarez, Anthony Frisco and Ken Coleman. The family will receive friends this evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at

BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Armenia - A.P. Boza Memorial Chapel

BATON, Shester J., 76, of Ridge Manor, died Sunday morning, October 28, 2001. He is survived by his sister, Josephine Goterch of Ridge Manor; three nephews, Frank, Joseph and John; and one great-niece, Rachael. A native of Lawrence, Mass., he moved to Ridge Manor two years ago. He was a retired Baker and had served in the U.S. Navy during World War lI. Coleman & Ferguson Funeral Home, Dade City, in charge of cremation arrangements.

COFFEY, William James, 87, of Zephyrhills, passed away Friday, October 19, 2001 at Pasco/Hernando Hospice in Dade City. He is survived by a son, John F. Coffey of Zephyrhills; daughter, Cathy F. Coffey Zephyrhills; and nieces and nephews. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he moved to St. Peters- burg in 1952 from Brooklyn, then to Zephyrhills in 1979. He was a retired draftsman for General Electric out o f Largo; 10 year U.S. Army veteran; and a member of Bradford United Church of Christ in Zephyrhills. He was a member of military Order of the Purple Heart, member of the D.A.V. in Zephyrhills and a member of Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2001 at Bradford United Church of Christ, Fort King Road, Zephyrhills, Fla. In lieu of flowers donations to Resurrection House Mission, 37240 Lock St., Dade City, FL 33523.

ELLIOTT, Evelyn, 83, of Holiday, died Tuesday, October 30, 2001. Survived by husband, Robert; children, Martin Shaw and Sue Osterman; two grandsons and one great-grandson. Dobies Funeral Homes, Holiday.

FONTAINE, Dorothy, 85, died October 27, 2001 in Zephyrhills. Survived by daughter, Claudette Henry; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were held on Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS. WHITFIELD F.H.

HOWELL, Evelyn W., 86, of Zephyrhills, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2001, at Hernando/Pasco Hospice Care Center in Dade City. Evelyn is survived by a son, Ronald S. Toth of Quincy, Mich.; two daughters, Joan Grey of Zephyrhills and Jacie Housman of Crystal Springs; three step-daughters, Cora Rainer of Ohio, Mary Kyle of Lapeer, Mich. and Phyllis Wendt of Cadillac, Mich.; many grandchildre n and great- grandchildren. Evelyn is preceded in death by a son, Russell G. Toth formerly of Feura Bush, New York. Born in Etna Center, Mich., Evelyn came to this area in 1972 from Detroit upon retiring. She had worked many years at Holley Carburetor and as a fabricator in a plastics plant in the Detroit area. Evelyn was a past member of the Moose Lodge in Zephyrhills where she ran the bingo game s. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 1:00 p.m. in the Zephyrhills Chapel of Oakley Funeral Home with Pastor Keith Reilly officiating. Interment will take place at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery in Dade City. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday (Today) from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made in Evelyn's name to Hernando/Pasco Hospice Assoc., 7066 Ft. King Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33541.

Oakley Funeral Home

MYERS, Frank, 76, of Dade City, died Tuesday morning, October 30, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Arcelia Myers; three children, Josephine Knope of Tonawanda, N.Y., Alfred Capodiferro of Dade City, and Elaine Deal of Amsterdam, N.Y.; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A native of Amsterdam, N.Y., he moved to Dade City 13 years ago. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Sac red Heart Catholic Church. He was a retired truck driver, having worked for the Lane Construction Company in Fultonville, N.Y. for 35 years. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Oakley Funeral Home in Dade City.


PELTON, Peter S., 57, of Taunton, Mass., formerly of Captain's Harbour, Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Sunday, October 28, 2001 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C. after a courageous battle with Lymphoma. Survivors include his father, William J. Pelton of Zephyrhills; brothers, William B. Pelton and Paul S. Pelton; sisters, Mary Agnes Murphy, all of the Cape Cod area and Elsie P. McGillicuddy of Augusta, Maine; two daughters, Jessica and Wilder and a son, Peter. He was predeceased by his mother, Elsie Bellows Pelton. He was born in the Cape Cod area, and went to Lyon, France after High School, where he trained in culinary arts at Ecole Boucoup. He served in the U. S. Air Force in Vietnam. After returning to New England, he worked at various gourmet restaurants before j oining the Staff at Johnson and Wales University, Providence, R.I. as an adjunct professor. He rose to full professorship and was part of the opening staff at the Charleston campus. He lived in Charleston for several years before coming to Myrtle Beach in 1994 as a restaurant consultant. He was the start-up Executive Chef of the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville, S.C. before moving to New Orleans as the Executive Chef of the Super Dome. He returned to Myrtle Beach in 1999 to join a local restaurant management company. Peter was a grateful member of Alcoholics Anonymous for more than 20 years. He was also a member of the American Culinary Association and received many local and national awards. He accepted the National Child Hunger Award in Washington, D.C. for the Myrtle Beach Chapter while servi ng as President. He will be missed by his friends and family. Our thanks and appreciation to his nurses and doctors while in the hospital. Visitation at McMillan-Small Funeral Home, Myrtle Beach, S.C., will be from 4:00 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2001 followed by a memorial service at the funeral home at 5:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Bone Marrow Transplant unit, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115. An online guest book is available at


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