SANDERS, Julie Chichester, age 45 passed away Oct. 23, 2002. Survived by husband, Dale M. Sanders; parents, Philip and Jeanne Dreger Chichester; sister, Nancy Highland; brother-in-law, Patrick; nieces, Lauren and Kathryn; nephew, Patrick, Jr.; sister, Susan Hathaway; brother-in-law, George; nephews, Matthew and Michael. Julie was a graduate of Chamberlain High School, Tampa, Florida in 1975. She was a member of the Cousteau Society; the Humane Society; and various other environmental organizations. She was an avid antique and vintage clothing collector, having been employed by Sherry's Yesterdaze. She had worked for over 20 years at Busch Gardens and assisted her husband on many travel assignments for various magazine articles relating to travel and diving; as well as his apparel company. She was an o rgan donor through Lifelink. Her death will bring life and hope to many others. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002 at 7 p.m. at Forrest Hills Presbyterian Church, 709 W. Linebaugh Ave., Tampa, Fla. Flowers are welcome, however the family would prefer donations made in her name to the following; The Odessa Neighborhood Preservation Organization, in the efforts to preserve the neighborhood and lakes in Odessa, contact 920-2224 for the mailing address; The Cousteau Society or the Humane Society. Per her request, her ashes will be scattered in the Gulf of Mexico in a private service at a later time.
SHANAHAN, Mary T., 71, was taken home to be with our Lord on Saturday, October 26, 2002. She is survived by her children, Jack Shanahan, Maureen Shanahan, Danny Shanahan, Eileen Crawford, Kevin Shanahan, Kathleen Glassner, Peter Shanahan, Colleen Shanahan, Noreen Henson; and thirteen grandchildren, Kate and Elizabeth Muzio, Caroline Martin, David, Bradley, and Shannon Glassner, Justin, Julia and Meghan Crawford, Kayleigh Shanahan, Kyle, Sarah and Jacob Henson. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law Anita and Paul Gorman; and by her brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Sherry Cornell; her Aunt Marion and Uncle King Cornell; as well as many cousins; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Richard and Ruth Cornell, and her infant son Michael. Mary moved to the Tampa area from Long Island, NY in 1980. Her true joy was in her role as wife, mother and grandmother. She was a treasure to all who knew her. She leaves her legacy of living life with love, loyalty, and friendship. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the McClain Foundation, 7211 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Ste 210, Tampa, FL 33614 . A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 29, at St. Timothy's Catholic Church at 10:30 AM. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5-8 PM. Interment will take place at Mount St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Flushing, NY at a later date (718) 359-6300.
WEAVER, Eugene F., 78, a winter resident of Avon Park, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002 at his home in Goshen, Indiana. He was born March 15, 1924, in Elkhart County, Ind. He married LaVeta Lechlitner on May 23, 1947. Survived by his wife, LaVeta; two daughters, Sue Anderson of Bristol, Ind., and Marsha Taylor, Goshen, Ind.; and one son, Douglas Weaver, Goshen, Ind.; also three grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Edith Sautter, Goshen, Ind.; three brothers, Wayne, Goshen, Dale, Nappanee and Gerald, Elkhart. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2002 at the Bealuh Missionary Church, Goshen. He and his wife had wintered in Avon Park, for 16 years. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Congregational Church.
WILLIAMS, John, a Royal Marine veteran of World War II, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002. He was born in Oldham, England on June 22, 1918. Married to Edna Cox in December of 1943, John moved to Montgomery, Ala. after the war. He was sales manager for several companies including Budweiser, Fruit Supply and Swiss Colony until moving to Florida in 1993. He leaves his wife, Edna; daughter, Louise Spottswood and Warren of New Orleans; daughter, Pat McLendon-Kaye and Ronnie of Riverview; son, John and Donna Williams of Alabaster, Ala.; son, Jack and Therese Williams of Destin; grandsons, Sean and Justin McLendon; and various nieces and nephews in the U.S. and England. After cremation the family will scatter his ashes in England. Donations in his name may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital, 12502 N. Pine Dr., Tampa, FL 33612- 9499. Kicliter Funeral Home, Palmetto, Fla.
BALLARD, John B., 66, of Zephyrhills passed away at Hernando-Pasco Hospice House, Dade City, October 26, 2002, after a lengthy battle with emphysema and heart disease. He was born March 13, 1936 in Statesboro, Georgia. He moved to Tampa as a small child and moved to Ohio as an adult, where he spent several years, before returning to the bay area. He was a graduate of Brewster High School in Tampa. John worked for GTE for 34 years. After retiring seven years ago, he devoted his time to his love for music. Known by many in the area, John played lead guitar in his band, `The Roadrunners`. He served in the Naval Reserve and See Bee's. John was a member of the Moose Lodge 2276; BPOE 2731 Elks; FOE 3752 Eagles in Zephyrhills; and FOE 4399 Eagles, Dade City. He is survived by wife, Judy; moth er, Lena Ramsey, Zephyrhills; sons, John W. Ballard, Sykesville, Md., Randy Ballard, Warsaw, Ohio; daughter, Cindy Smith, Zephyrhills; two grandsons, Jonathan and R.J. Ballard; four granddaughters, Stacey Najar, Elsie Ballard, Adriana Perez and Kaleigh Ballard; half sister, Bonnie Saxon, Perkins, Ga.; half brother, Danny Ballard, St. Marys, Ga.; aunt, Clara Sellers, Brooklet, Ga.; cousin, Margueri te Swain; and several more cousins in Georgia; also survived by four stepchildren, Chris Anderson, Barry Anderson, Lori Simpson, Tracy Anderson; and four step-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 29th at the funeral home. John was of the Baptist denomination. Funeral service will follow visitation, with Hospice Chaplain, Don Lavallee, officiating. Cremation and burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be sent to Hernando-Pasco Hospice, 7066 Ft. King Rd., Zephyrhills, FL 33541.
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CLEARY, William G., `Bill`, 73, of New Port Richey, Florida, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002 at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. He was born in Bayonne, New Jersey and moved to New Port Richey from South Amboy, N.J., in 1973. He was the former owner of Buena Vista Italian Restaurant, Holiday; Army Veteran of Korean War; member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic church, New Port Richey. Survivors; wife, Rosemary; son, William M.; daughters, Helen Ann Rydzik and Carolyn Nelson; brother, John Hudak; sisters, Geraldine, Ann Jane, and Carol; 11 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 28, 2002 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Dobies Funeral Home. Mass will be Tuesday, October 29, 2002 at 9 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Memorial donations may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Congress Street chapel, New Port Richey.
ELLISON, Donald A., `Don`, 85, of New Port Richey, Florida, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2002 at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. He was born in Canton, Ohio and moved to New Port Richey from Dayton, Ohio in 1972. He was a retired tool maker from the Frigidaire Division of General Motors Corp., Dayton, Ohio; 37 years of service; Army veteran of World War II; Methodist; member of Solar Masonic Lodge, Dayton; Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton, Ohio; former member Frigidaire Golf and Bowling Teams, Dayton. Survivors; wife of 65 years, Estella; sons, Donald and Dennis; daughters, Judith Masters, Pamela Vandergriffe; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Congress Street Chapel, New Port Richey.
McFARLAND, Adrian `Mac`, 93, died Friday, October 23, 2002. Survivors; sons, Thomas, Charles, Kenneth; daughters, Sally, Alice; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.
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O'NEAL, Charles I., 64, of New Port Richey, Florida, died Saturday Oct. 26, 2002 at Community Hospital of New Port Richey, New Port Richey, Florida. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to New Port Richey from Rocky River, Ohio in 1979. He owned O'Neal Paint Co. and also managed Zapone's Restaurant, Cleveland, Ohio; Graduate of Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, Ohio; Member Phi Sigma Epsilon. Survivors; brother, James, New Port Richey; cousin, Robert of Rockford, Ill.; many loving pets.
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PUTNAM, Alan Mumford, 73, of Holiday, Florida, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002 at Community Hospital of New Port Richey, New Port Richey, Florida. He was born in Jamestown, New York and moved to Holiday from Jamestown in 1932. He was a brake operator for Jamestown Metal Products with 11 years of service; Fire Chief of Fluvanne Fire Department, NY; for Chautauqua County, NY, he was Fire Coordinator, 4th Battalion Fire Coordinator, taught heavy rescue; and was President of the Southwest volunteer Fire Department. Survivors; wife, Drucilla M. Putnam, Holiday; son, Gregory Putnam of Falconer, NY; daughter, Janice Harde of Russell, Pa.; stepson, Michael Pavlock of Jamestown, NY; three stepdaughters, Cheryl Warrior of Dunkirk, NY, Diane Bishop, Jamestown, NY, Denise Pavlock, New York City, NY; brother, Robert Putnam, Holiday, Fla.; eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
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REYNOLDS, Warren C., 78, of Holiday, Florida, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002 at Baldomero Lopez State Veterans Nursing, Land O' Lakes, Florida. He was born in Maiden, North Carolina and moved to Holiday from Auburn, Ala., in 1986. He worked for Burlington Industries in North Carolina for 15 years and then retired as an electronics technician from Zellweqer-Uster Corp., Uster, Switzerland; Army Veteran of World War II, stationed in St. John's, Newfoundland; Member of Holiday Christian Church; VFW, Hudson; American Legion, New Port Richey; B.P.O.Elks, New Port Richey; former State Treasurer B.P.O.Elks, Alabama. Survivors; wife of 57 years, Jean Reynolds Holiday; daughter, Wanda (John) Luey Shanghai, China; two grandchildren, Nathan Luey Boston, Mass., Nicole Luey, New Orleans, La. A memorial service will be Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002 at 11 a.m. at Sunshine Christian Home. Memorial donations may be made to Hernando-Pasco Hospice, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, FL 34667.
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SANDS, Ronald Glazier, 80, of Hudson, Florida, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002 at home in Hudson. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to Hudson from Redford, Michigan in 1979. He was a retired metallurgist, with 41 years of service, for the Ford Motor Co., Tractor Division, Birmingham, Mich.; Navy veteran of World War II; member of All Saints Lutheran Church, Hudson; Ford Old Timers Club, Dearborn, Michigan. Survivors; wife of 44 years, Elinore R. Sands, Hudson; son, Randall G. of Summerville, S.C.; three daughters, Rhonda G. Wilson, and Donna K. Monda, both of Spring Hill, Fla., Sandra R. Sands of Hudson; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, 4-6 p.m. at Dobies Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Monday, Oct. 28, 2002 at 10 a.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church. Burial following at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell.
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ANDERSON, Lucille Franklin, 92, of Riverview, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2002. in Lithia, Florida. She was a native of Rochelle Georgia and moved to Wimauma in 1940. She is survived by three sons, William Franklin Hawthorne, Jack Franklin (Daisy), Riverview, Raymond Franklin (Sharon), Lithia; five daughters, Hilda Wilford, Alpharetta, Ga., Mary Tullis, Mulberry Joann Keene (Hank), Lithia, Irene Green, Buford, Ga., Rosalyn Bedingfield (David). Montgomery, Ala.; two brothers, Milton Cook, North Carolina, Woodrow Cook, Cairo, Ga.; three sisters, Gertrude Hooks, Cairo, Ga., Rosaline Mills, Cairo, Ga. Wilma Hicks, Ochlocknee, Ga.; 20 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren. She was employed by Hillsborough County School System for 20 years. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, October 29 , 2002, 11 a.m., at Little Union Primitive Baptist Church, Lithia, Florida. Elder Steve Wilkinson will officiate. Family will receive friends, Monday, Oct. 28, 2002, 6 to 8 p.m. at Stowers Riverview Chapel. Her grandsons are to be pallbearers.
BALLARD, John B., 66, of Zephyrhills passed away October 26, 2002. John worked for GTE for 34 years and was a graduate of Brewster High School in Tampa. He is survived by wife, Judy; mother, Lena Ramsey; and a loving family. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 29th. Funeral service to follow. Cremation and burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be sent to Hernando-Pasco Hospice, 7066 Ft. King Rd., Zephyrhills, FL 33541
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BUNCH, Anne B., Mrs., died Friday. Survived by loving family. Graveside services will be Monday in Statesville, N. C.
Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home of Statesville, N.C. is serving the family.
CETNAROWSKI, Marjorie, 58, of Gulfport and formerly of Tampa, passed away at her residence, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002. She came here in 1971 from her native Akron, Ohio. She was a pharmaceutical technician at the Gulfport Walgreen's for several years and was a former bartender at MacDill Air Force Base. Survivors include her companion for many years, Thomas Corning, Gulfport; two daughters, Barbara Weidner, Tampa, Fla., Rhonda Richey, Gulfport, Fla.; three sons, Eddie Ray, Venice, Fla., David Allen Estes, Sikestown, Mo., John E. Cetnarwoski, Tampa, Fla.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
CHIDIAC, Nazly Rivera, 39, of Tampa died on October 26, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Ahmad; and her children, Rachied and Natasha; her parents, Euler Rivera and Edelmira Giraldo; and her brother, Jairo Rivera. She was a Soccer Mom with the Spirit Team in Temple Terrace. The family will receive friends today from 4-9 p.m. at the funeral home where a wake service will be held at 7 p.m.
COLE, Ruby, B., 99, of Plant City, passed away on October 26, 2002. She is survived by one son, Rodney Cole and his wife, Nancy of Plant City; two daughters, Linda Hutchinson of Dover and Mary Ellen Cole of Plant City; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Cole was a longtime resident of the area. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 30, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. in Hopewell Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Sonny Sewell officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, October 29, 2002 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
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DOREY, Kathryn R., 76, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002. Survivors; son, Jack; daughter, Sharon; one brother; one grandson. Employed by Pinellas County School Board for 35 years.
DYER, Raymond K. , 91, of Port Richey passed away October 25, 2002 at Bayonet Point Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Clark County, Mo., he came here 22 years ago from Warren, Michigan. He was a retired steel cutter at National Broach and Machine Co. in Detroit. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church and a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Nellie; son, Robert Dyer of Alexandria, Va.; one brother, James R. Dyer of California; two sisters, Erma Jean Kardosh of St. Claire Shores, Mich., and Ida Kless of Naples, Fla. Visitation will be Tuesday October 29, 2002 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at Bell Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Douglas Davis of Faith Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Grace Memorial Gardens with military Honors.
HODRICK, Charles R., 56, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002. Survivors; wife, Christina; son, James; daughter, Leah; two sisters; three grandchildren.
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ISAAC, Walter, James, 78, of Tampa, died October 22, 2002. He was a member of St. Matthews M.B Church, where he served on the usher board. He is survived by a daughter, Bobbie Ann Anderson and husband William, of Palm Harbor, Fla. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, October 29 at 11 a.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Ave. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.
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JEWTUSHENKO, Wasyl, 76, of Lithia, Fla. passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Raissa; a son, Anatoly and wife, Mary; a daughter, Ludmyla and husband Keith Staddon; two grandchildren. Line is overdrawn Services will be held at Stowers Brandon Chapel Tuesday, Oct 29, 2002 at 7 p.m. the family will receive friends two hours prior to services at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to A.L.S. Association, 27001 Agoura Road, Ste. 150, Calabasas, CA 91301-5104 in Wasyl's memory.
LOUK, Brandon B., 82, of Lutz, died Saturday, Oct.26, 2002. Survivors; wife, Lee Etta; two sons; three grandchildren; and three nieces.
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