BENNER, Carolyn G., 75, died November 4, 2001. Survived by her husband, Arthur L. Benner Jr.; two step-sons; one step-daughter; one brother; one sister; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
BRYANT, Mattie, 90, of Tarpon Springs, formerly of New Port Richey, died Thursday, November 1, 2001. Survived by daughter,Andrew Mae `Mickey` Smith. DOBIES Funeral Home Tarpon Springs
CLAPPER, Jimmie Lou, 76, died November 3, 2001. Survivors include her husband, Joe; son, James J., of Scottsdale, Ariz.; sister, Tommy Ruth Lescoe of Mich.; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
CRABTREE, Evelyn K. `Boots`, 83 of Brandon, passed away Friday, November 2, 2001, after a lenghty illness. Survivors include, her husband of 62 years, William I. of Brandon,; one son, Michael of Brandon, four daughters, Lynn of Tampa, Nancy Carpenter of Brandon, Kathy of Tampa, and Karen of Brandon,; four sisters, Frances Keister of Inverness, Mary Ruth Keister, of Valrico, Elizabeth Ring of Or lando, and Kathryn Murray of Inverness,; three grandsons, Jarrod Carpenter of Brandon, Matthew Crabtree of Brandon, Ian Wackholt, of Tampa,; one granddaughter Kristen Striplin of Anchorage, AK,; one great-grandson, Eric Striplin of Anchorage, AK, and one great-granddaughter, Ashton Carpenter of Tampa. She was born in Norfolk, VA on August 4, 1918, she had been a resident of Florida most all of her life and had lived in Brandon since 1968. Boots was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday, November 8, 2001 at 7:30, the family will receive friends from 6:30 til 7:30 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers those who wish may make contributions to the American Diabetes. Association in her memory
EHLERT, WILLIAM 'BILL', 59, of Tampa, passed away November 1, 2001. Survivors include his beloved wife of 38 years, Roseann Ehlert; son, Michael Ehlert; brother, Nelson Calzon and wife Shirley; several nieces and nephews; and dear friends, Wayne and Diana Witt. Mr. Ehlert was a Computer Systems Analyst with Custom M.F.G. and Engineering. He was a Valedictorian graduate of Jefferson High School Class of 1960. He graduated from U.S.F. with high honors. He was a Boyscott #240 Troop Leader, a member of Suncoast Linux User's Group, Public Access Cable Station, where he was awarded the 12th annual Golden Video Award. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the chapel fo Gonzalez Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the American Diabetes. Association, 1101 N. Lake Destiny Road #415, Maitland, Florida 32751-7105 in memory of Mr. Ehlert. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 9:00 p.m. at the chapel of GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
GEE, Zona M., 82, passed away November 2, 2001. Survived by son, William A. May Jr. of New Mexico; daughter, Betty Lou Brienza of Dover, Florida; sister, Arizona Kirk of South Point, Ohio; nine grandchildren; three great-grandsons. National Cremation Society
GRIFFIN, Glen R., 59, of Lakeland,Florida passed away on November 1, 2001. Mr. Griffin is survived by his loving family. Funeral Services will be held at the graveside at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Adams and Jennings Funeral Home.(813)237-3345.
GRISSOM, Albert M. `Al`, 68, of Tampa passed on Sunday, October 28, 2001. He is survived by his loving family. Memorial services will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Wednesday at Tampa 1st Assembly of God. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Grissom family, % Tampa 1st Assembly of God, 626-6933. SERENITY MEADOWS FUNERAL HOME, Riverview/Brandon.
HOWELL, Ladene Locke, 67, of Riverview passed away Saturday, November 3, 2001 surrounded by her loving family. Born to Mildred and Stanley Locke of Linden, Fl., she had resided in the Tampa area for the past 48 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, William Howell. Ladene is survived by daughters, Deeda DeLillo and husband, Mark and Stacy Burke and husband, Mike; brother, Walton T. Locke, Webster, Fl.; sisters, Warneta Farmer, Tarrytown, Fl. and Sandra Register, Ocala; grandchildren, Krista and Lindsay Burke, Jessica DeLillo and Matthew Williams and wife, Danee'; great-grandson, Cole Williams and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Howell. The family wishes to thank all of Ladene's many, many special friends who loved and cared for her over so many years and especially during the past year. Special thanks to LifePath Hospice (Green Team) for their care, compassion and comfort. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Serenity Meadows Funeral Home, 6919 Providence Rd. Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home with interment following at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla. at 12:30 P.M. Flowers will be appreciated or contributions, in memory of Ladene, may be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St. Tampa, Fla. 33609.
SERENITY MEADOWS MEMORIAL PARK AND FUNERAL HOME
JACKSON, Sherry R. of Tampa passed away October 31, 200l. Mrs. Jackson is survived by her husband James E. Jackson; and her two children, Jamie Michael Gay and Defiance Nicole Bell; her parents, Geniva and Gerald Harrison,and her sister Michelle Robarts. Visitation will be on Tuesday November 6, 2001 from 6-8:00 p.m. Adams and Jennings Funeral Home (823)237-3345.
LAZZARA, Josephine Varela, age 89, of Tampa, passed away on November 1, 2001. A lifelong resident of Tampa, Mrs. Lazzara was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Frank Lazzara and is survived by her daughter, Joan Tamborello and husband, Henry, Jr.; sister, America V. Douglas; granddaughters,Jeanine M. Caruso and husband, Rick, Dina M. Mason and husband, Kevin and Tiffany M. Cordoves and h usband, David; and two great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday morning at 11:00 o'clock from the chapel of Gonzalez Funeral Home with the Rev. Father Thomas Stokes, SM, Pastor, O.L.P.H. Catholic Church officiating. Interment will follow in L'Unione Italiana Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Tampa Bay Chapter, 9365 US Highway 19 North, Suite B., Pinellas Park, Fla 33782, in memory of Mrs. Lazzara. Pallbearers include: Rick Caruso, Kevin Mason, David Cordoves, Franklin Lefler, Henry Tamborello,Jr., and Joseph Tamborello. The family will receive friends Tuesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the chapel of GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
LEWIS, Tom W., 85 of Plant City died November 3, 2001 in Brandon. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Doris; two sons, Tommie Richard Lewis, and Allen W. Lewis; two daughters, Barbara Mitchell and Delores Nelson, all of Plant City; ten grand- children and four great-grandchildren. He retired from Coronet Industries. He was an Army veteran of WWII. Services will be held Tuesday November 6, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at Haught Funeral Home. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services. Haught Funeral Home 717-9300
LUNSFORD, Carol Ann, 59 of Brooksville, formerly of Tampa, departed this life on Thursday, October 11, 2001. She is survived by her loving family. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 10th at 1:00 p.m. at Saint Andrews Episcopal Church, 509 East Twiggs in downtown Tampa 813/221-2035 . Immediately following the service, the family will receive friends at the church. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to the Gilda Radner Ovarian Cancer Registry, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, or call 800/682-7426 .
McINNIS, Cleveland L., 89, of Tampa passed away on November 2, 2001 at Canterbury Towers. He was born on October 1, 1912 in Valdosta, GA and is survived by his wife Virginia A. McInnis, a daughter Ginger Jones, sons; Jim McInnis and Buck McInnis as well as 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 5, 2001 at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church at 11:00 AM. Contributions may be made to the Palma Ceia Presbyterian or Davis Island Baptist Church Building Funds in lieu of flowers.
Mark III Funeral Home
MONTEZ Jr., Cirilo deJeasus, 45, of Tampa, died November 2, 2001. He is survived by his mother; three brothers; and six sisters. Arrangements are by LEWERS FUNERAL HOME.
ORTADO, Biagio, age 31, passed away November 2, 2001 in Lakeland. He is survived by his wife, Tina Campbell Ortado; his mother and father; one brother; and two sisters. GENTRY-MORRISON Northside Chapel, Lakeland
RIDDLE, Harold, 83, of Lutz, died Saturday, November 3, 2001. Survived by children, Scott, and Janette Commette; brother, Alfred; and three grandchildren. DOBIES Funeral Homes, Tarpon Springs.
STANLEY, Wanda, 95 of Slidell, Louisiana passed away Thursday, November 1, 2001. Survivors include her son Rick Stanley and his wife Dottie of Weeki Wachee, FL; 2 daughters, Irene Stanley and Helen Palama and husband Alex all of Slidell, LA. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 11:00AM at Myrtle Hill Cemetery.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Garden of Memories Chapel
STEWART, Gregory Richard, Sr., 51 of Tampa, died Nov. 3, 2001 at home. Survived by his loving family. Service 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Visitation 6:00-7:00 p.m.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL MacDill Avenue Chapel
WERDANN, Margaret L., 67, of Riverview died Saturday November 3, 2001 at her residence. Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Henry J. Werdann of Riverview; three sons, Henry J. Werdann, Jr. of Brandon, FL, John L. Werdann of Randolph, N.J., Frank R. Werdann of Riverview, Fla.; one daughter, Rita A. Hirsch of Hacketstown, N.J.; four brothers, Paul Seiler of Rockaway, N.J., Frank Seiler of Irvington, N.J., Benjamin Seiler of Haines City, FIa. and Howard Seiler of St. Petersburg, Fla.; one sister, Lillian Gallagher of Susquhanna, Pa. ; seven grandchildren, Vincent J. Werdann of Glenrock, N.J., Matthew and Rachel Hirsch of Hacketstown, N.J., Danielle and John Werdann of Brandon, Fla., Randolph, Shaun and Jonathan Duncan of Brandon, Fla.; one great grandson, Michael Duncan of Brandon, Fla. A native of Newark, N.J. Mrs. Werdann came to Riverview in 1997 from Lake Hiawatha, N.J. She was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Resurrection Catholic Church with Monsignor Antonio Diez as celebrant. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday and from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Stowers Riverview Chapel. In lieu of flowers those who wish may contribute to Lifepath Hospice or the American Cancer Society in her memory.
STOWERS - RIVERVIEW
BARRICK, Bobbie Dale, 71, of New Port Richey, died November 5, 2001. Survived by wife, Connie; four children; two brothers; a sister and three grandchildren. DOBlES FUNERAL HOMES, New Port Richey.
CAPRA, Benny, 77, of New Port Richey, died November 3, 2001 Survived by wife, Bobbye; two children; a brother; two sisters; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. DOBIES FUNERAL HOME, HUDSON.
CLISSOLD, Alan, 81, of New Port Richey, died November 3, 2001. Survived by wife, Sarah; three sons; two brothers and six grandchildren.
DOBIES FUNERAL HOMES, NEW PORT RICHEY.
ECKERT, Arlene A., 61, of Zephyrhills, died November 4, 2001, at East Pasco Medical Center. She is survived by six sons, Chuck of Clarence, N.Y.; Albert of Eureka, Mont., Richard of Riverview, Darwin and wife, Denise of St. Petersburg, Scott and wife, Jeannette of Syracuse, N.Y. and Daniel of St. Petersburg; her mother, Frances Lanning; two brothers, Leland `Butch` Lanning and wife, Kathy and W ayne Lanning; two sisters, Phyllis Price and husband, Jim and Linda Florkowski and husband, Dan, all of Buffalo, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren, one great- grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was born in Syracuse, N.Y. and began wintering in Florida in 1991 from Syracuse, N.Y.. She was a homemaker and saintly mother of six boys, a christian, and a member of Alcoholics Anonymous. The family wi ll receive friends at Kelly Chapel today from 2:00-4:00, and 7:00-9:00 p.m., and Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted by Chaplain Marc Genton on Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. at KELLY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME.
GALARNEAU, Joseph, 76, passed away, October 31, 2001 in Zephyrhills. Survived by loving family. Services at 11:00 a.m., November 9 at Florida National Cemetery.
WHITFIELD FUNERAL HOME
HAYES, Mary, 78, of Holiday, died November 4, 2001. Survived by husband, Robert; three children; three step-children; two sisters; six grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. Dobies F.H.
HUME, Gladys, 76, of Land O' Lakes, died November 2, 2001 at Hospice of Pasco. Survivors include her son, Billy Satterfield of Zephyrhills; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A native of Alabama, she moved to this area in 1951. She was retired from the agriculture industry and attended Victorious Life Church.
HODGES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME