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GUTLEBER, Eleanor, 86, of Tarpon Springs died Nov. 14, 2002. Survived by sons, Stephen, John and Joseph; daughters, Lenore Borruso and Ellen Owen; and sister, Evelyn MacMillan-Wooten.
Dobies F.H.

HANE, William A., of Sun City Center, died November 14, 2002. Bill was born in Detroit, Mich. He served in the 124th Calvary Regiment in Burma and China. He graduated from Lawrence Tech. He retired to Sun City Center after 35 years with Excello/Textron. He enjoyed golf and served on the Board of the Men's Golf Association. He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughters, Lisa and Cori; a brother, Richard; and five grandchildren. Arrangements Sun City Center Funeral Home 813-634-9900

HARVEY, J.D., 80, of Tampa died November 10, 2002. He is survived by his children, Jimmie, Thomas, Derrick, Terrence and Beatrice.
Ray Williams Funeral Home, 253-3419

HELFFRICH, Donald L., 77, of Tampa passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2002. He was preceded in death by, his loving wife of 30 years Elsie Lucille. Survivors include three sons, John Allsbrook of Virginia Beach, Va. Daniel Allsbrook of Las Vegas, Nev., and Robbie Helffrich of Milton, Fla.; five daughters, Anita Joyner of Chesapeake, Va., Donna Helffirich of Milton, Fla., Denise Walker of Salt Lake City, Utah, Janice Sue McCullough of Utah, and Robin Garcia of Tampa, Fla.; one sister, Jean Melrose of South China, Maine; his companion, Betty Neal of Tampa; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. A native of Huntington, N.Y., Mr. Helffrich lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1970 coming from Chesapeake, Va. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, serving in the Pacific Theater in World War II and also in the Korean Conflict. He worked as a postal clerk with the U. S. Post Office for 21 years. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, November 18, 2002 at Florida National Cemetery with military Honors. In lieu of flowers, the family's wishes are, to make donations to Toys for Tots, U.S. Marine Corps in his memory.

HOWARD, Phrances, 51, of St. Petersburg, died Nov. 5, 2002. She is survived by two daughters, three brothers and four sisters.
Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, Tampa

JONES, Joseph G., 74 of Tampa died November 9,2002. He was the owner of The Dupree Press. He is survived by his wife, Ann; and four sons.
Ray Williams Funeral Home, 253-3419

LAMAR, Doris, 54, of Tampa, died Nov. 6, 2002. She was born in Tampa and worked at National Linen. She is survived by three sons, two daughters, four brothers and two sisters.
Morning Glory Funeral Chapel

MARTINEZ, Rose D., 75, passed away Nov. 13, 2002. A native of West Tampa she grew up in the Macfarlane Park area. She enjoyed gardening and needlework and raising her family. She worked in real estate and enjoyed traveling. Her family members were her most cherished treasures. Mrs. Martinez is survived by sons, William K. Martinez, Robert L. Rodriguez and his partner Michael King; daughters, Annette (Becky) Whitten and husband James, and Sandra Geahr; and four grandchildren, James, Glenn, Billy and Rebecca. She was preceded in death by her husband, William; parents, Louis and Mary Diaz; son, Glenn Rodriguez, brother, Louis Diaz and sister Angie Lavigne.
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McCOY, Earl H. `Junior`, 56, loving son and brother, went to be with Jesus, Wednesday, November 13, 2002 in his home after a long illness. He was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church. A native of West Virginia, he resided in Florida for over 38 years. For many years, Junior owned and operated McCoy's Television Repair Shop. He was preceded in death by his dad, Earl McCoy, Sr.; and brothers, Mike and Richard Wayne McCoy. Survivors include his mom, Marshaline McCoy of Tampa; brother, Reverend David McCoy and wife Gay of Heyworth, Ill.; and sisters, Helen Wright of Albermerle, N.C., Patty and husband Lester Phinney of Maryville, Tenn., and Linda and Wayne Hand of Tampa. A celebration for his life will be held Monday Nov. 18, 2002 at 1 p.m. at Smyrna Baptist Church, followed by interment at Providence Baptist Cemetery. Family will greet friends on Sunday Nov. 17, from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

MILLER, Helen Dorene, 79, of Gibsonton, died Oct. 16, 2002. Born in Sand Lake, Mich., she worked in retail for eight years. Survived by seven children; and 11 grandchildren.
ICS Cremation Society.

ORTIZ, Eloise A., 89, of Riverview, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2002. She is survived by her loving family.

PEJSA, Hazel `Gene,` 79, of Valrico, passed away on November 14, 2002. She was a retired Registered Nurse and a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her daughters, Lynne Shuttera, Susan Mars, Mary Herron and Laura Roberts; sons, Craig and Paul Reulbach; step-children, Ron and Raymond Pejsa and Rosalind Russell; 20 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on November 16, 2002 from 1-2 p.m., with services to follow at 2 p.m., both at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. Donations can be made to the American Lung Association in lieu of flowers.

SALEK, Hedwig J., 81, of Lutz, Florida passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002. She was born in Vienna, Austria, and had been in Tampa for years, coming here from Sarasota. She was preceded in death by her husband, Karl. They were circus performers. She is survived by her son, Roland and wife Mary of Tampa; and a niece, Sylvia Lomot of Sallingberg, Austria. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Glass Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory, may be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609, or the charity of your choice.
Glass Funeral Home 932-5308

SAWYER, Franklin R. of Tampa died Nov. 10, 2002. He is survived by his children, Sandy, Franklin Jr., Marie, Kimberly and Timothy and three grandchildren.
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SELLARS, Willa M., passed away at home on November 14, 2002, with her family. A native of Leonardtown, Maryland, she resided in Tampa since 1975. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Flores and granddaughter Victoria Carlson of Tampa; granddaughter, Deanna Cochran and two great granddaughters, Danielle and Lauren of Austin, Texas; grandson, Marco Flores of Miami; bothers, John K. and William Mark Latham, Jr. of Maryland; sister Judy Abell, of Alexandria, Virginia; and many nieces and nephews in Florida, Maryland, and Virginia. Private family ceremony. Those who wish may make a contribution to LifePath Hospice in her memory.
MARK III South Tampa Chapel

SUAREZ, Michael `Wagon Wheel`, Sr., 58, a Tampa native, died November 13, 2002. He was a route salesman for Wonder Bread Bakery for 30 years and was a member of Teamster Union #79. He was predeceased by his parents, Antonio and Celia Suarez; and brother, Jerry Alvarez. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Linda; sons, Steven and wife Bonnie Dyer; and Michael Jr. and wife Christine Suarez; daughters, Lori Bauters and Michelle Suarez; eight grandchildren, Verna, Darlene, Sean, Kera, Stephanie, Dylan, Michael III, and Matthew; seven brothers, Ernest and wife Alice Alvarez, Augustine and wife Connie Alvarez, Ray Alvarez, Tony and wife Carol Suarez, Mario and wife Mary Suarez, Ceferino and wife Betty Suarez, and Hugh Suarez. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m Saturday, November 16, 2002 at Swilley Funeral Home, 1602 W. Waters Avenue.

VANDERMUELEN, Lynn, 58, a lifelong resident of Tampa passed away Nov. 12, 2002. She was a private duty nurse and worked at UCH. She is survived by her daughters, Sherry Cook, Terry Bruder and Dana Cook; sisters, Marsha Fox and Donna McMullen; nine grandchildren. A graveside service will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. with visitation at the funeral home from 10-11 a.m.
Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services

VEALE, Dorris Eloise, 75, of Tampa passed away on November 14, 2002. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Roy Hill Veale, Sr. She is survived by her only son, Roy Hill Veale, Jr., and wife Brenda; and three grandchildren, Tricia, David, and Emily. Eloise is survived in the hearts of her close friends and will be dearly missed. National Cremation Society, Tampa

WILLIAMS, Edward, 75, of Tampa, died Nov. 10, 2002. He was an auto mechanic. He is survived by seven sons, five daughters, one brother and three sisters.
Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, Tampa

BELLAMY, Harry, age 81, of Dade City, died November 15, 2002. Mr. Bellamy was born in Alliance, Ohio and moved here in 1974 from Minerva, Ohio. A veteran of the Army-Air Force in World War II. He was of Protestant faith. Survivors include his wife, Elsie M. Bellamy; sons, Harry of Tampa and Lee Bellamy of Dade City; two daughters, Kathy Syme of Minerva, Ohio and Sara Jane Lutton of West Chester, Pa.; one sister, Margaret Swidecki of Loraine, Ohio; and seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Kelly Memorial Funeral Home

EKLOW, Harold William, 72, of Holiday, Florida, died Friday November 15, 2002 at home in Holiday. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Holiday from Wheeling, Illinois in 1986. He was a baker in the family bakery until 1969, then a Quality Control Inspector for Signode, Glenview, Illinois, Navy veteran; a member of King of Glory Lutheran Church in New Port Richey; Crestridge Gardens Civic Association, Holiday, and member of Crestridge Gardens Security Patrol, Holiday. Survivors; two sons, William E. `Bill` Eklow of San Jose, Calif., and Brian L. Eklow of Grayslake, Illinois; two grandchildren, Joshua and Samantha. Visitation will be Monday, November 18, 2002, 6-8 p.m. Service will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 10 a.m., at Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, 4910 Bartelt Road, Holiday. Burial to follow at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens, 4432 Madison Street, New Port Richey, Florida.
Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home

GRAHAM, Eva A., 92, of New Port Richey, died Wednesday, November 13, 2002 at Tandem Health Care, New Port Richey. Born in Bath, N.Y., she moved here from Alton, N.Y. in 1964. She was the owner of a general store. Survivors include her son, Harold A. Graham Sr. of Oswego, N.Y.; a daughter, Helen Williams of Port Richey; a sister, Waneta Seamans of Canistoe, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at North Meadowlawn Funeral Home, New Port Richey on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and Monday from 9-9:45 a.m., with a graveside service to follow immediately at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens, New Port Richey (727) 849-9281.

HORVATH, Margaret Kathryn, 90, of Dade City passed away November 13, 2002 at Sunbelt Health Care Center in Zephyrhills. Born in Passaic, New Jersey, Margaret moved to the area in 1975 from Akron, Ohio. She was a licensed Practical Nurse on Akron, Ohio for 12 years and a Protestant. She was also a member of the National Nurses Association. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Horvath of Dade City; son, Michael Horvath of Sanibel, Fla.; daughter, Barbara Hill of Dade City; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
National Cremation Society, Brooksville, Florida.

KIMMEL, Gordon Robert, 85, of Holiday, Florida, died Thursday November 14, 2002 at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs, Florida. He was born in Minnesota and moved to Holiday from Romeoville, Ill in 1989. He was a retired transportation manager for Jewel Food Store, Melrose park with 20 plus years of service and a member of Assembly of God, Tarpon Springs. Survivors; wife, Marie Kimmel of Holiday; daughter, Kay `Suzie` Forwell of Justice, Ill.; two stepsons, Bob Lea of Ocoee, Tenn., and Ken Lea, Hendersonville, Tenn.; three stepdaughters, Kitty Bruce of Kennesaw, Georgia, Ruth Link of Gainesville, Fla., and Ann Jones of Shreveport, La.; granddaughter, Joelle Eddy of Lemont, Ill.; four great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren, several step-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday, November 18, 2002, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Service will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2002, 12 noon at: Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home

O'NEIL, Albert Grant, 75, of Zephyrhills, passed away November 14, 2002 in Zephyrhills. Survived by his wife, Doris M. O'Neil of Zephyrhills; three sons, Dennis G. O' Neil and his wife, Sherry of Eaton Rapids, Mich., James R. Hahn and his wife Lynette of Lansing, Mich., and Ronald L. Hahn of Bradford, Pa.; ten grandchildren, Robert, Angie, Lea, Dawn, James II, Tara, Joseph, Amber, Jesse and Jerome; two great-grandchildren, Randy and Seth. Born March 5, 1927 in Flint, Mich., he came to the Zephyrhills area 19 years ago from Michigan. He was of the Baptist faith and responsible for the paving of Allen Road between Charcey and Tucker Road.

BAKER, Marion,86, of Tampa died November 15, 2002 at her home. She was born in Macomb, N.Y. and moved to Tampa from Inferlachen, Fla. in 2000. She was the owner/operator of Baker's Adult Home, an assisted care living facility, from 1959 to 1982. She is survived by her husband, Harold T. Baker of Tampa; two sons, Mark Baker of Tampa, and Ward and wife Mary Baker of Harrisville, N.Y.; one sister, Selena `Rose` Trotter; five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Elida Youngs of Macomb, N.Y.; seven brothers, and six sisters. Visitation will be held on Monday from 5-7 p.m. at the Loyless Funeral Home Chapel, with a funeral service on Tuesday at 11 a.m., also at the Loyless Chapel, followed by interment at Lutz Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Hillsborough (3010 Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609, or to the charity of your choice.

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