VAUGHN, Jeanette, 75, Zephyrhills, died November 13, 2OOl at East Pasco MedicalCenter. She is survived by one son and a daughter and seven grandchildren.She came here in 1980 from Illinois and was of the Baptist faith.
Kelly Memorial Funeral Home.
GLASGOW, Peggy A., 67, passed away November 19, 2001 In Zephyrhills. Survived by son, Michael Acre of Zephyrhills; daughter, Tari Ames of New Haven, Mich.; step-mother, Verna Funnell of Zephyrhills; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four sisters, Virginia Horn of Zephyrhills, Joan Hrdlovich, Cynthia Agle and Chris Harris all of Michigan; two brothers, Jack and Rob Funnell both of Zephyrhills. Predeceased by two brothers, Leroy and Joe Funnell. Services will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, November 23, 2001 at Whitfield Funeral Home, with Preacher Douglas Campbell officiating.
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LITTLE, Beatrice Coraellen, (Pyles), 84, passed away November 18, 2001 in Zephyrhills. Survived by daughter, Joyce; son, James and loving family.
WHITFIELD FUNERAL HOME
OTT, Arthur, 81, of Zephyrhills, died Monday, November 19, 2001 at home. Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Ring of Muskegon, Mich.; a step-son, Max Brazil of Tampa; three grandchildren and his partner, Shirley Ripley. A native of Michigan, he moved to this area in 1984 from Michigan. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the VFW and several other military organizations.
HODGES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME
REDMON, Sr., Julius L., 86, of Brooksville, died November 18, 2001, at Heartland of Brooksville. He is survived by two sons, Julius L., Jr. of Brooksville and Clyde of Vicksburg, Miss.; one daughter, Linda Gilbert of McMinnville, Tenn.; four step-daughters, Jane Parson and Dolores Roberts, both of Parson, W.Va., Barbara Dudley of Holden Beach, N.C. and Cheryl Urk of Cincinnati, Ohio; 14 grand- children and 16 great-grand- children. He was born in McMinnville, Tenn. and moved to the area thirty years ago from West Virginia. He was a heavy equipment operator engineer, a member of the baptist faith and a member of operator engineer union.
Kelly Memorial Funeral Home
TINDALL, Joseph, 82, of Zephyrhills, died November 10, 2001 at Hernando-Pasco Hospice in Dade City. He is survived by his loving family. Graveside services will be held at Florida National Cemetery
at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 23, 2001. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November, 24, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Zephyrhills. In lieu of flowers, donations ma y be made to either: Zephyrhills Fire Rescue, Inc., 38410 6th St., Zephyrhills, FL 33540; First Presbyterian Church, 5510 19th St., Zephyrhills, FL 33540; or to Hernando-Pasco Hospice, 7066 Ft. King Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33540.
HODGES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME
ACOSTA, Henry, 71, of Tampa, died November 19, 2001 in Tampa. He is survived by his wife, Violet Acosta; daughter, Lorraine Evans and husband, J. L. Evans; brother, Carlos Acosta; sisters, Lily Arias, Dora Rodriguez and Ari Hernandez; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and 13 nieces and nephews. Mr. Acosta was a veteran of the Korean War serving as a corporal in the U.S. Army. He was a retired supervisor for the City of Tampa Parks Department.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Armenia-AP Boza Memorial Chapel
ALEXANDER, Dolores E. 71, of Sarasota died November 19, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Joseph of Sarasota. Veterans Cremation & Burial Society Clearwater, Fla.
ANTHONY, Carol Johnson, 70, of LaPine, Oregon, formerly of Plant City, passed away October 25, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Robert Crook of LaPine, Ore.; her daughters, Cyndi Downs Johnson of Plant City and Lani Johnson Debaets of Richmond, Va.; her brother, David Anthony of Seattle, Wash.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 24, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at Sunset Heights United Methodist Church in Plant City. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sunset Heights United Methodist Church or favorite charity.
AREVALO, Beatrice Carol, 52, of Tampa, died November 14, 2001. Survived by two sons; her mother; two brothers; two sisters and seven grandchildren. Abbey Affordable Cremation and Funeral.
BERNARDO, Bessie Viola 89, of Tampa passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2001. Mrs. Bernardo is survived by two sons, Tony Bernardo and his companion, Sandra Clarke, James Bernardo and his wife, Cynthia; one daughter, Dolores Counterman, widow of Tommy; daughter-in-law, Jane Bernardo; grandchildren, Bernie Bernardo, Karen Shepherd and her husband, Adam, Steven Bernardo, Lisa Bernardo, Troy Berna rdo and his wife, Hilcia, Celynda Bernardo, Jamey Bernardo, Christopher Bernardo, and Jerrod Bernardo; five great- grandsons and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Bernardo was a member of the Bachelor and Belles, a member of Sons of Italy Club, and a member of Cultural Italian Club. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 23, 2001, 10:00 a.m., at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Garden of Memories Chapel
BLENCO, Roger, 73, of Hudson, formerly of Tarpon Springs, died Monday, November 19, 2001. Survived by wife, Geraldine and two sons, Edwin and Charles.
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BLY, Frank Anthony, 80, of Tampa, died November 19, 2001, at his Wesley Chapel residence. Frank was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his cherished wife of fifty-four years, Frances of Tampa; two sons, Richard of Knoxville, Tenn. and Russell of Wesley Chapel; grandchildren, Amy Bly of Jackson Hole, Wyo.; Mary and Frank Bly of Wesley Chapel. A veteran of World War II, Frank moved from New York to Florida and continued to serve with the United States Postal Service for thirty-five years. Frank was a loving man who left his mark of selfless compassion and kindness with everyone he met. His gentle touch, warm smile, and devotion to his family will never be forgotten. His lessons will live through generations. We love and miss you, Pa. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, San Antonio, Florida, today at 11:00 a.m.
Kelly Memorial Funeral Home Zephyrhills
BRYANT, Dale Edward, 76, of Odessa, died November 18, 2001. Survived by son, Michael; step-sister, Loretta McCormick; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Holloway Funeral Home.
BUTLER, Ralph, 85, of Balm, Fla., died November 18, 2001 at Palm Garden of Sun City. He was born in Plant City, Fla. and was a life long resident of the area. He is survived by his sons, Larry E., Gerald, Reggie R. and William D. all of Balm, Fla.; a daughter, Jane E. Butler of Winter Haven, Fla.; five sisters; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tod ay (Wednesday) at the First Assembly of God Church, 2322 11th Ave. S.E., in Ruskin, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Bobby M. Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Fellowship Cemetery
in Lithia. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home.
CIUCIO, Joseph, 84 of Tampa, died November 20, 2001. Born July 6, 1917 in Tampa; he is survived by seven children, Joey, Wayne, and Anthony Ciucio, Alfredo and Tony Piniella, Carol Erickson and Irene Rosello; three brothers, Victor, Mike and Jack Ciucio; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, today, at O.L.P.H. Catholic Church.
COLE, Fannie, 94, died November 18, 2001. She is survived by a brother, Al Mendy; a sister, Adelaide Leinwol; a daughter, Claire Seifer; a grandson, Scott Seifer; a great-granddaughter, Brittni Seifer; and multiple nieces and nephews. National Cremation Society, Tampa
COLE, Virginia M., age 68, of Tampa, died Sunday, November 18, 2001. Survived by her two sons, David Cole and Sean Cole and his wife Wendy, all of Tampa; three daughters, Elizabeth Kinderketch, of Zephyrhills, Fla., Arleen C. Perera and her husband David of Tampa, and Kathy Holmes and her husband Richard, of Bridgeport, R.I.; three brothers, Vincent, Joe and Arthur Riley; four sisters, Pat Alle n, Jerry Heberger, Monica Huges and Maryellen Delany; 10 grand- children and two great-grand- children. Mrs. Cole was a native of Bridgeport, Conn. and had been a resident of Tampa since 1971. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Joseph Chancler, T.O.R. Celebrant. Interment will follow in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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COOPER, Peggy Reeves, 70, of Lake Helen, Fla. and Tampa, died November 16, 2001. Survived by husband, V.G. Cooper; step-son, Dallas Cooper of Tampa; step- daughter, Vivian Keen of Tampa; brother, John W. Reeves, Jr. of Darien, Ga.; four grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. Mrs. Cooper was born in La Grange, Ga. and moved to the area in 1952. She was a retired Data Processor for an insurance agency for 40 years and a member of Blake Memorial Baptist Church of Lake Helen, Fla.
Lankford Funeral Home DeLand, Fla.
COPLEY, Raymond, 54, of Tampa passed away Saturday, November 17, 2001. He is survived by his wife of twenty-seven years, Yong; son, Paul Copley of Lutz; and brother-in-law, Mark Victory of Syracuse, N.Y. Mr. Copley served twenty years in the Army and Vietnam War for two years. He was a Sergeant First Class. Services will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Florida Nation Cemetery
at 1:30 p.m. in Bushnell, Fla.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Carrollwood Chapel
DER, Ruth E., 85, of Winter Haven, died November 19, 2001. Predeceased by husband and daughter and survived by daughter, Beverly; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Crisp-Coon FH
EASTER, Harry R., passed away November 20, 2001. He is survived by his wife of forty seven years, Helen S. Easter; his daughter, Myla Uppercue; his grandsons, Craig and Grant Uppercue, all of Tampa; his brother, The Reverend George Easter and his wife, Peggy of Lyon Mountain, N.Y. and his sister, Margaret `Ellie` Easter of Silver Spring, Md. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Jones and Margaret Richardson Easter and his brother, Elbert Easter. He was an organist at Keystone Presbyterian Church. Doane Beal, Ames Funeral Home will be handling the funeral services in Hyannis, Mass.
BLOUNT CURRY & ROEL Carrollwood Chapel
HARRISON, Rosemary 70, of Tampa, passed away on November 19, 2001. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Keith H. Harrison; sister, Bette Martin and brother, Harvey Luttrell; her children, Diane Havel, Daniel K. Harrison, Sr., Paula G. Lutgen and Gary M. Harrison; her grandchildren, Dennis Havel, Toni M. Heck- inger, Daniel K. Harrison, Jr., Robert G. Harrison, A.J. Frato, Joshua J. Frato , Mariah N. Frato, Allison D. Hatzfeld, Cory Lutgen, Terese Lutgen; her great-grandchildren, Cody Keating, Savanna Havel, Shiana Havel, Kaylee Rose Heckinger, Shane Paddock and Drew Harrison. She is loved and will be missed by all. The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at UCH along with the caring people of LifePath Hospice. Donations may be made to LifePath Hospice. The family will receive friends Saturday, November 24, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home with a Memorial service to begin at 7:30 p.m.
C.E. PREVATT FUNERAL HOME
HAYSTON Sr., Daniel J., 80, of Seffner, died November 18, 2001. Survived by wife, Patricia; five children; six siblings; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Brunswick Funeral Home, N.J.
HENSON, James, of Blakely, Ga., died November 19, 2001. Survived by wife, Beth Tabb Henson of Georgia; daughter, Ann Henson of St. Augustine, Fla. and two grandchildren. Mr. Henson spent several years living in Tampa. He was a foreman for WR Ames Co. in Ga. and a member of First Baptist Church in Blakely, Ga. Funeral services will be held November 21, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at Blakely Cemetery, Ga. Memorials may be made to the Wiregrass Hospice, 432 E. Shotwell St., Brainbridge, Ga. 31717. Arrangements by Manry- Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home, Blakely, Georgia.
JEFFERS, Arlene F., 77, of New Port Richey, died November 19, 2001. Survived by husband, Lawrence; one brother; two sisters; four nephews and two nieces. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home.
LARMON, Doris Musselman, died at home under the care of Hospice and family on November 20, 2001. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Bob Larmon; son, Rob Larmon and wife Sue, their children Brittany and Ryan; daughter, Deborah Larmon and son Matthew; daughter, Brenda Boggs and her daughters Ashley and Christy; sister and brother-in-law, Ginny and Dellwood McDonald; brother- in-law and s ister-in-law, Curtis and Beverly Larmon; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Doris was born in Pittsburgh, November 11, 1926. She came to Tampa in 1937, graduating from H.B. Plant High School in 1944. She graduated with a BS from Florida State University in 1948 and interned as a dietitian in the Bronx VA Hospital to earn her RD. She began her career as a Supervisor of the Hills- borough County School lunch program. Later she taught classes at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was a member of First Christian Church where she served on the board, sang in the choir, was a Sunday School teacher, elder and served in many other ministries. She was active in Girl Scouts, Zeta Tau Alpha alumni, Junior Women's Club (`39er`) and Woman's Golf Association at Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club . She served on the board and speakers bureau for the American Heart Association. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of Tampa Bay or the First Christian Church Capital Fund. Memorial Service will be held in her honor on Friday, November 23, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at First Christian Church, 350 Hyde Park Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606. Family will receive friends one hour before service in the Church Parlor (Fellowship Hall).
MILLER, Mildred, 89, of Winter haven, died November 11, 2001. Survived by daughters, Mirabel Fanders and Merle Griffin; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home.
MURPHY, Mary L. 64, of Tampa died November 19, 2001. She is survived by her husband, John; daughter, Terry Kalas and son, Michael, all of Tampa.
Veterans Cremation & Burial Society, Clearwater, Fla.
SANCHEZ, Charles N., 48 of Sarasota, died November 19, 2001. He is survived by his wife of one year, Terri Sanchez; father, Charles J. Sanchez of Valrico; mother, Denia Amat of Brandon; one sister, Kathy A. Thomas and husband David of Brandon; and one nephew, Michael Thomas of Brandon. Born in Miami on July 26, 1953, he moved to Sarasota 18 years ago from Miami. He was a retired paramedic in Sa rasota and New Orleans, La. A Memorial Service will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Palms Funeral Home, 170 Honore Ave., Sarasota, FL 34232. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
SHAPIRO, Aaron of St. Petersburg, died November 19, 2001. Survivors include two daughters, Marian Winters of Tampa and Jeana Kibel of Seminole; two brothers, David of Baldwin, N.Y. and Alvin of St. Petersburg; five grandchildren.
David C. Gross Funeral Home St Petersburg.
STROTT, Jack L., 68, a native of St. Petersburg died Saturday, November 17, 2001 in Lafayette Co., Fla. He is survived by his loving family.
R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
STURTZE, III, Frederick J., 79, of Sarasota, died November 18, 2001. Survived by two daughters; one son; two sisters; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Beecher & Bennett, Connecticut.
TRABERT, Douglass Wilson, 75, of Ruskin, passed away unexpectedly at his home on November 17, 2001. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Claudine Files Trabert; his daughters, Sandy Cook of Live Oak, Fla. and Dana Benson, of Lake Wales, Fla.; a son, Dan Trabert, of Brooksville, Fla.; a brother, Tony Trabert of Ponte Vedra, Fla.; and 10 grandchildren, Doug and Tori Watson, Amanda Benso n, Heather Cavell, Danny, Breck, Brian, Jason, Creshawn and Jeremiah Trabert. He was preceded in death by his son, Tom; brother, Mark and his grandson, Gabe. He was a Christian, actively involved in Southside Baptist Church, a devoted family man and a veteran of World War II, serving as a First Lt. He owned and operated the Country Kitchen Restaurant in Ruskin for 14 years and has owned Birds of R uskin for 30 years. Friends will be received on Saturday, November 24, 2001, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church, Rt 41 South in Old Sun City, where Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor Charles Lennard to officiate. Interment will be later and private. Arrangements are being handled by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, Florida, 813-634-9900.
TUCKER, Louise, 85 of Tampa passed away November 19, 2001. She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Williams and Mildred Curtis; sons, Justin and Vaden Tucker; sister, Jessie Grinaldi; 14 grand- children and 22 great-grand- children. Mrs. Tucker retired from Hav-A-Tampa Cigar Factory. A Funeral service will be held Friday, November 23, at 11:00 a.m. at Adams & Jennings Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour before service time. `My Dearest Grandmother, I will miss your jokes, laughter, and stories, but most of all I will miss your love. You have given me strength every time I needed it. I Thank God he gave my daughter your beautiful blue eyes. I will always have a part of you in Tylar. I look forward to the Day I will be with you again. Until then Grandmother, watch over us. I love you forever.` - Brenda Blevins-Holcomb.
Adams & Jennings Funeral Home
VAUTERS, Sean D., 21, of Tampa, Florida, died on Saturday, November 17, 2001. Survived by his mother, Marci; father, Steven; sister, Anastasia; grand- father, Gene Vauters; grand- parents, Phyllis and Ralph Anderson. In addition to his family, many friends also survived Sean. Sean was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps, stationed in Yuma, Ariz. Sean touched many in his short time with us and will always by a huge part of our lives. A Memorial service will be held at Blount, Curry and Roel later this week.
VITTORIANO, Francesca, 96, of Dade City, died November 19, 2001. She is survived by her son, Pasquale Vittoriano of Dade City.
WORMAN, Emily Belle, 96, of Land O' Lakes, passed away Monday, November 19, 2001. She is survived by three nieces and seven nephews.
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BAKER, Ethel D., 91, of Zephyrhills, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday after a brief stay at Hernando/Pasco Hospice House in Dade City. Ethel is survived by four step- children, Joan Bryant of Zephyrhills, Nancy Landuyt and Harold Baker of Stanley, N.Y. and Kenneth Scutt of Dundee, N.Y.; many grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Orrin who passed away in 1990. She is a native of Pulptney, N.Y. and came to the Zephyrhills area in 1976 from Geneva, N.Y. after retiring as an assembly line worker for Barden Robinsons Mfg. Funeral services will be held on Monday at graveside in Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
in Dade City with Pastor David Fritz of the Church of the Living Word officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
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BILBREY, Felecita `Rachel`, 74, of Denver, formerly of San Antonio, died November 11, 2001. Survivors include two sons, Stephen of California and David of North Dakota; a daughter, Lisa A. Ward of Denver and five grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband, Estel L. Bilbrey.
HODGES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME
CLEMENS, Betty Jane, 81 of Dade City, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2001 at Pasco Regional Medical Center. She is survived by three daughters, Muriel Clemens of Dade City, Nola Overturf of Zephyrhills and Linda Hawkins of Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Edward Watkins of Panasoff- skee, Fla.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four nieces and nephews. A native of Jackson, Mich., Be tty came to Dade City 11 years ago from Tampa where she had resided for 20 years. She was a Retired Registered Nurse who had worked for five years in the OB Dept. at Tampa General Hospital, had worked many years at University Community Hospital since it's inception as a floor nurse and was Lutheran by faith. She will be interred at a later date in Myrtle Hill Cemetery
in Tampa with her late husband, Merle in a private service.Oakley Funeral Home