KOEHNKE, Pauline M. , 67, of New Port Richey, passed away Monday, November 4, 2002 at her home. Born in Iowa, she came here three years ago from Arlington Heights, Ill., where she was a Registered Nurse with the Illinois College of Podiatry. She was a Roman Catholic and a member of the Eagles Aerie Auxiliary of New Port Richey. She is survived by two sons, Robert of Arlington Heights, Ill. and Nicholas of Lindenhurst, Ill.; a daughter, Michelle Page of Park Falls, Wis.; two brothers, John and Loren Wilborn, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters, Faye Goslin of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Vickie of Cherokee, N.C.; and three grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, November 7, at 11 a.m. at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, 5228 Trouble Creek Rd., New Port Richey, Fla.
Arrangements entrusted to Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home.
KOULIANOS, Petros, 90, of Holiday, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at home in Holiday. He was born in Kalymnos, Greece and moved to Florida from Greece in 1967. He was a retired ship crew supervisor in the Merchant Marines in Greece. He worked in the sponge industry in Tarpon Springs for four years and then became a coffee expeditor at Louis Pappas Riverside Restaurant in Tarpon Springs for 12 years. Petros was a Greek Navy Veteran of World War II and a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Tarpon Springs. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Ipapanti Koulianos of Holiday; three sons, Emanuel Koulianos of Durham, N.C., George Koulianos of Holiday and Pantilis Koulianos of Palm Harbor; one brother Elias Koulianos; one sister, Violenta Gatis, both of Kalymnos, Greece; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, November 7 at 12:00 noon at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Burial will follow at Cycadia Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hernando-Pasco Hospice or St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral.
Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Tarpon Avenue Chapel, Tarpon Springs
LARRAMORE, Angela Renee, 21, of Auburndale, died Monday afternoon, November 4, 2002 in Tampa. A memorial service will be held at Oakridge Baptist Church, Lacoochee at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002. She was born June 13, 1981 in Dade City, and had been a restaurant cashier. She is survived by her son, Zackery Ramirez of Lakeland; one sister, Amy Helton of Dade City; one brother, Shawn Helton of Dade City; father, Randy Larramore of Lacoochee; mother, Ninda Helton of Dade City; maternal grandmother, Ina Richards of Dade City; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 13907 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL 33618.
LOEFFLER, Gertrude C., 88, of New Part Richey, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at Gulfside Regional Hospice House, New Port Richey. She was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved to New Port Richey from East Meadow, Long Island, N.Y. in 1975. She was an EKG Lab Technician for Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, Long Island, N.Y. with over 25 years of service and of the Lutheran faith. Survivors include her son, Kenneth Loeffler of Alpharetta, Ga.; daughter, Jean C. Berezuk of Spring Hill; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 7, 2002 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with a funeral service at 7:30 p.m. at Dobies Funeral Home.
Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Congress Street Chapel, New Port Richey.
NEGRON, Lucerna 68, of Dade City, passed away November 5, 2002 in Dade City. She is survived by a son, Raymond Negron of Columbia Falls, Mont.; two daughters, Lori Negron-Panting of Hackensack, N.J. and Lisa Negron of Brick, N.J.; four grandchildren, Maya, Sam, Tucker and Alex; four brothers; and two sisters. Mrs. Negron was born November 30, 1933 in Manhatten, N.Y. She was a homemaker and a Morman.
Whitfield Funeral Home
ROBINSON, Deborah `Deb` K., 45, of New Port Richey, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at North Bay Medical Center, New Port Richey. She was born in Corning, New York and moved to New Port Richey from Addison, N.Y. in 1995. She was a Senior Accounting Assistant at a glass manufacturer in Corning, N.Y. and of the Episcopal faith. Survivors include her husband, William A. `Bill` Robinson of New Port Richey; daughter, Brandi Broughty of Corning, N.Y.; mother, Lorraine L. Kilburn of New Port Richey; sister, Dawn Bablo of New Port Richey; granddaughter, Emma Leigh Wilson of Corning, N.Y.; and two nephews. A memorial service will be held Friday, November 8, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. at Dobies Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association.
Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Congress Street Chapel, New Port Richey
RUZICKA, Helen Marie, 95 of Holiday, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002 at Tarpon Springs Bayou, Tarpon Springs. Born in New York City, she came here 29 years ago from Port St. Lucie, Fla. She was a former Postal Clerk for the U.S. Post Office. Her survivors include a son, Milton E. of E. Millstone, N.J.; a brother, Ernest Skalicky of Middleburg, Fla.; a sister, Edith Linek of Denvill, N.J.; daughter-in-law, Mary Ruzicka; three granddaughters, Linda Canetti of Manville, N.J., Janice Wickman of Millstone, N.J. and Diane Ruzicka of Somerset, N.J.; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Thursday, November 7 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. with a chapel Service at 3:00 p.m. Inurnment will be at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, 5228 Trouble Creek Rd., New Port Richey, Fla.
VAN AUKEN, Barbara Ann, 65, of Hudson, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. She was born in Great Bend, Pennsylvania and moved to Hudson from Pennsylvania in 1957. She was a seamstress. Survivors include her three sisters, Ella Laurey of Arizona, Linda Swelgin of Arizona and Rose Lyman of Florida.
Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Hudson Avenue Chapel, Hudson
ANDREWS, Dana N., 33, of Brandon, passed away on Wednesday, November 5, 2002. Dana moved to the area 15 years ago from Appleton, Wis. He is survived by wife, Tina Chesnutt; and daughter, Jenna Chesnutt, both of Brandon; brother, Jim and Ann Chesnutt of Appleton, Wis. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Crosstown Community Church, 10130 Causeway Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619.
SERENITY MEADOWS MEMORIAL PARK AND FUNERAL HOME
BUZZELL, Robert W., 54, of Tampa, passed away Friday, October 25, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Maryann; sons, Robert McErlane and wife Aartee, Bryan Totter and wife Danny; daughters, Tammie Williams and husband Gary, Bobbielee Harris, Suezan Roblyer and husband John, Michelle Smith; and 16 grandchildren. He was a retired Master Sgt. of the U.S. Air Force and served in Vietnam.
Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services
CARDENTEY, Francisco Santana, age 75, of Tampa, passed away Nov. 4, 2002. A native of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba and resident of Tampa for 18 years, Mr. Cardentey is survived by his wife, Matilde; daughter, Alina Cruz and husband, Ramon; and grandchildren, Amarilys and Adrian Cruz.
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
ELDRIDGE, Roy B., 49, of Thonotosassa, Fla., died Nov. 5, 2002. He is survived by his girlfriend, Mary Bauer; children, Paul and Nicole Eldridge both of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; mother, Ethel Eldridge of Thonotosassa, Fla.; brother, Raymond and wife Cathy Eldridge of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; niece, Shelby Eldridge; and cousins, Jeff and Nina Seabrook.
Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services
GADSDEN, Augustus `Gus`, 79, of Sarasota, passed away November 1, 2002. Survivors include his wife, Willie Mae Gadsden; two sons, Alfred Gadsden of Sarasota and Sean Gadsden of California; two daughters, Adrienne Vecchio of Ft. Myers and Donna Gadsden of Orlando; and 20 grandchildren. Mr. Gadsden was a member of the Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church of Sarasota. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 8, 2002, 4:00 p.m., at the Garden of Memories Chapel, 4207 E. Lake Avenue. The family will receive friends on Friday one hour prior to service.
HALL, Gertrude, of Tampa died October 31, 2002. Survived by children, Priscilla, Larcenia, Anthony, Michael, Patrick, Larry and Terry.
Ray Williams Funeral Home, 253-3419.
HENRY, Earl `Hank`, 71, of Lake Wales, died November 5, 2002 in Winter Haven Hospital. Born July 18, 1931 in Lancaster, California, he came to the area in 1995 from Tampa, Fla. Hank was a Baptist, served in the US Air Force and had many close friends. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann McPhee Henry of Lake Wales; two sons, Glen E. Henry and wife, Susan of St. Petersburg and Mark W. Henry of Homosassa Springs; daughter, Sharon A. Henry of Tampa; two brothers, Jim Henry and wife, Laverne of Clovis, Calif. and Dale Henry and wife, Betty of Saudi Arabia; mother, Iva Martin of Clovis, Calif.; grandsons, Chris, Matt, Bryan and Michael David; and special friends, Scott and Jill Snively and their children Fisher and Summer. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Steele's Family Funeral Services, Winter Haven
HORAK, Ruth Ann, 77, of Tarpon Springs, died Nov. 4, 2002. Survived by sisters, Patricia Breden and Eleanor Williams; step-sister, Margaret Swenson; and several nieces and nephews.
HUTCHINSON, Ruthie P., 81, of Tampa, passed away Nov. 5, 2002. She is survived by sons, James and Larry. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to LifePath Hospice of Hillsborough or St. Mary's Anglican Catholic Church. Call 760-9747 or 784-4564 for service time.
C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home
JACKSON, Dorothy Thomas, 65, of Tampa passed Nov. 3, 2002. She is survived by husband, Terence; four daughters; two sons and other relatives.
Wilson Funeral Home.
JACKSON, Shirley, 57, of Tampa passed away October 22, 2002. She is survived by her loving families. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 12 Noon at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park.
Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services
JOHNSON, Ellen, 89, of Tampa, died Nov. 5, 2002. She is survived by one son, four daughters, one brother, one sister, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Abbey Affordable Cremation
KARPUS, Charles R., 44, of New Port Richey, Fla., passed away Nov. 6, 2002. Survived by many loving family members.
Trinity Memorial Gardens
KURTZ, William Richard, 75, of Miami, died Nov. 4, 2002. He is survived by his loving family; two sons; five daughters; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
LEDESMA, Orlando, 33, of Tampa, died Oct. 31, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Carlita Ledesma. Service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery.
LETANG, Anton (Tony), Lt. Col, 83, of Land O' Lakes, succumbed after a long illness on November 5, 2002. He was born in Dickinson, N.D., and raised in Mansfield, Ohio, where he began his flying career with Bud Harrington. He was a highly decorated Air Force Pilot, who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam and later retired from service in Orlando, Fla. after 28 years of active duty. Anton is survived by Josephine; his seven children; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 9 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at 12716 Benty Way, Odessa, Fla. Inurnment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery.
LOYLESS FUNERAL HOME
LUCIDO, Caterina Martorana, age 92, of Tampa, passed away November 5, 2002. A native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Mrs. Lucido was a retired Cigar Maker and of the Catholic Faith. Survivors include her daughter, Grace L. Torres and husband, John K.; sister, Annie Brito; grandchildren, John J. Torres and Tanya M. Couch; four great-grandchildren; and several loving nieces and nephews. Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Garden of Memories Cemetery.
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME