ROSE, Erma M., 82, passed away September 6, 2002. Survived by three sons, Bruce, Bob and Jerry; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
WHITFIELD FUNERAL HOME
SMITH, Wilma, 75, of Lithia, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2002. Ms. Smith was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Lithia. Funeral services for Ms. Smith will be held on Monday, September 9, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. in Beulah Baptist Church, with Pastor Ron Dixon and Reverend Jim Rentz officiating. Interment will follow in Beulah Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service.
Hopewell Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens
STEINBRONN, Dorothy E., 82, of Tampa, died Sept. 6, 2002. Survived by son, Ray G. Steinbronn and granddaughter, Trisha Dorothy Steinbronn, both of Tampa.
Abbey Affordable Cremation.
WILLIAMS, Mary Dahar, age 91, of Niagara Falls, N.Y., died Saturday, September 7, 2002 at home under the care of Hospice. Born in Belair, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late, James and Minnie (Ellis) Dahar. Mrs. Williams moved to Niagara Falls in 1928. She married Harris N. Williams. He died on October 14, 1969. Mary was a partner with her husband in the grocery and theater business for 40 years. In 1960 she became a real estate agent and broker. Mrs. Williams was a member of Our Lady of Lebanon RC Church where she contributed her time for more than 60 years. For 25 years, she was District Chairman of the Niagara District of the Bishops Committee through which hundreds of babies and mothers were visited every three months by a parish representative. Mary received the St. Joseph's Medal from the Bishop for her service to the Catholic Church. Throughout her life, she enjoyed her family, friends of all ages, traveling, and the game of Bridge. Mrs. Williams was the wife of the late, Harris N. Williams; mother of Joseph N. Williams, J. Harris Williams, both of Grand Island, N.Y., Francis M. (Marie) Williams of Lewiston, N.Y. and Martha (Roger) Bennett of Youngstown, N.Y.; sister of Ann Thomas of Las Vegas, Nev., Teresa Geyer of Zanesville, Ohio and the late, Guy Dahar and Sadie Cavicchia; grandmother of Joseph, James, Jerome, Jon, Jeffrey, Teresa, Harris, Debra, Margaret Williams, Keith and Ruth Bennett; great-grandmother to 17 great-grandchildren; and aunt to several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Otto Redanz Funeral Home, LaSalle Park Chapel, 2215 military Rd., Niagara Falls, N.Y., where a prayer service will be held Tuesday, September 10, at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial being celebrated at l0 a.m. at Our Lady of Lebanon RC Church. Entombment will be in Gate of Heaven Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Lebanon RC Church, 1120 Niagara Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14301.
WILSON, Elizabeth Griffin Buckles Lyle Jurkowski, 51, passed away September 5, 2002. She was born in Miami, Florida. She was a loving mother who touched everybody in a special way. Intuitive with love infinity. She is predeceased by her father, Mac Griffin. She is survived by her daughter, Melissa Stephens and her children, Ciara, Ronnie and Isabella; son, Randall Lyle and children, Diane and Justin; son, Joseph (Bertina) Lyle and their children, Coby, Joseph and Nierina; daughter, Sarah (Will) Chester; son, Andrew Gregory Wilson; mother, Weona Harawood; her companion, Regan Jurkowski; her children's father, Stephen Lyle; two sisters; two brothers; and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services
BALDWIN, Jr., George H., 74, of Zephyrhills, died September 6, 2002, at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center in Dade City. He is survived by a son, Steven of Benson, Vt.; three daughters, Marianne Ben-Hamza of Dublin, Ohio, Shirley Lyncy of Tampa, and Diane Nochella of Wilmington, Mass.; two sisters, Joan Cannizzaro of Billerica, Mass., and Gene Sheerin of Kingston, Mass.; and four grandchildren. Mr. Baldwin was born in Keene, N.H., and moved to the area in 1992 from Salen, N.H.. He was a World War II Army Veteran and was employed by Gillette Razor Company.
Kelly Memorial Funeral Home
KING, Barbara, 67, of Clearwater, died Sept. 7, 2002. Survived by sons, Timmy, Randy and Dennis; daughter, Vicki King; and four grandchildren.
Dobies Funeral Home.
LINK, Laura M., 102, of Zephyrhills, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2002 at Zephyr Haven Nursing Home. She is survived by her brother, Theodore `Ted` of Zephyrhills; and many friends. Laura was born in Cohocton, N.Y. on September 9, 1899 was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Zephyrhills.
SCHNEBBE, Alfred, 76, of New Port Richey, died Sept. 7, 2002. Survived by wife, Ruth; son, Thomas Dozier; sister, Marion Hamilton; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Dobies Funeral Home.
SEITTER, Arthur, 72, of Port Richey, died Sept. 9, 2002. Survived by wife, Dorothy; children, Margaret Riker and Arthur; step-children, Jeffrey Brumbeau and Marion Hall; and one sister.
WHEELUS, James, 58, of Inverness, died Sept. 1, 2002 at home. He was a US Marine Veteran of Vietnam and was a self employed handyman. Survivors include three sons, Curtis of San Diego, and Jim and Rick, both of Key West; two brothers, Robert and Tommy of Oklahoma City; a sister, Jeanie of Texas; and his fiancee, Maccine Yanson of Zephyrhills.
HODGES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME
BUND, Claude, 87, of Holiday, died Sept. 10, 2002. Survived by son, James of Holiday; and granddaughters, Victoria Payne and Claudette Snowgold, both of Brighton, Mich.
Dobies Funeral Home.
CLARK, Harry, 73, of Port Richey died Sept. 10, 2002. Survived by wife, Brenda; children, Nancy Lester, Tammy Pumphrey, Mary Jo Connors, Robin Widing and James; and four siblings.
Dobies Funeral Homes
MacCOMISKEY, Barbara E., 75, passed away September 9, 2002 in Zephyrhills. Survived by husband of 55 years, Russell; a son; two daughters; and 10 grandchildren.
MACKIN, Charles E., 71, of Zephyrhills, died Monday, September 9, 2002 at East Pasco Medical Center. Born in Danville, Pa., he moved to this area eight years ago from Altus, Oklahoma. He was a veteran of the US Air Force, a retired Flight Instructor, a member of the VFW, the Knights of Columbus 3rd and 4th Degree in Zephyrhills and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Joan of Zephyrhills; a son, Charles Jr. of Zephyrhills; a brother, Thomas A. Mackin of Warrington, Pa.; and one grandchild. A wake service will be held Sunday afternoon from 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the Oakley Funeral Home in Zephyrhills. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Sept. 16, 2002 at 9:300 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Inurnment at Florida National Cemetery
in Bushnell, Florida at 11:30 a.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers please send Mass Cards or donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Oakley Funeral Home.
MORAVEC, Leslie W. Sr. 45, of Dade City, died September 9, 2002. Survived by mother, Catherine Gray of Dade City, Fla.; son, Leslie Moravec, Jr. of Zephyrhills, Fla.; sisters, Debra and Linda Moravec of Zephyrhills, Fla.; three nephews; and two nieces.
Oakley Funeral Homes
STEVENSON, James W., 63, passed away September 9, 2002. Survived by his wife, Olive; his mother; a son and daughter; and five grandchildren.
WHITFIELD FUNERAL HOME
TAYLOR, Bernice, 71, of Webster, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002. She was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas and came here 58 years ago. Memberships include First Baptist Church, Lacoochee and Order of Eastern Star, Trilby Chapter. She worked in food service for both Hernando and Pasco Schools for 33 years and retired as food service manager from Hernando County Schools. Survivors include two daughters, Donna Sue and Bryson Moody of Alma, Ga. and Jane and Larry Breeden of Lake City, Fla.; a son, Jerry and Kathryn Taylor of Ridge Manor, Fla.; a brother, Woodrow Shockley of Montezuma, Ga.; three sisters, Vera Corley of Dade City, Fla., Alfreda Duncan of Plant City, Fla. and Claudine Odom of Arkansas; and seven grandchildren. Friends may visit Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Floral Memory Gardens, Dade City.
WATERS, Gladys Lucille, of Bronte, Texas, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002 in Shannon Hospital in San Angelo, Texas. Graveside services were held at Hillside Memorial Gardens, Snyder, Texas. She was born on July 8, 1918 in Hamilton Country, Ill. She married Thomas Waters on March 30, 1956 and together they owned the Tiki Hut Restaurant in Dade City, Fla. Tommy Waters preceded her in death in 1975. Mrs. Waters later retired in west Texas. She was also preceded in death by a son, James Louis Downs of McLeansboro, Ill.; two sisters; and two brothers. Survivors include a sister, Helen Miller of Brownwood, Texas; two daughters, Janet Sue Warren and her husband, Chuck of Snyder, Texas and Cindy Bucher and her husband, Chuck of Temple Terrace, Fla.; four grandchildren, Scott Warren of Snyder, Texas, Kelly Cruse of Carlsbad, N.M., Chrysta and Tommy Bucher of Temple Terrace, Fla.; three great-grandchildren, Zachary and Mallorie Warren of Snyder, Texas and Justin Cruse of Carlsbad, N.M.
YATES, Selma Louise, 87, of Zephyrhills, died Sept. 7, 2002 at Serenity West Nursing Home in Zephyrhills. There are no family survivors.
Oakley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.