COOPER, Mildred M., age 73, of Buckingham, Pa., formerly of Brandon, Fla. and Malvern, Pa., passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 11, 2003. Mildred was born in Newtown Square, Delaware County, Pa. and was the daughter of the late Allen and Lillian Clements. She lived and raised her family in Malvern, Pa. and worked for Wyeth Laboratories for many years until she retired in 1973. Mildred enjoy ed many things in life. She was an avid golfer and received numerous awards. She loved animals especially her cats, but mostly enjoyed the time she spent working at the Carversville General Store. Mildred is survived by her loving children Rodney A. O'Hara and his wife Deborah of Tarpon Springs Fla., Millie Smith of Wilmington, Del., her twins, James Faulkner of Narvon Pa., David Faulkner of Downington, Pa. and Deacon Faulkner of Buckingham, Pa.; her grandchildren, Michael O'Hara, Mackenzie Smith M.D., Lindsay Smith and her great grandson Drew. She is also survived by her sisters Virginia Pflueger, Mabel Wiggins, Lillian Robinson and many nieces and nephews. Mildred was predeceased by her brother Allen Clements, Jr. Family and friends are invited to Mildred's Life Celebration on Sunday fro m 12 Noon until 2 p.m. followed by a Funeral Service at 2 p.m. at Leaver Cable Funeral Home, 4886 Old York Rd., Buckingham, PA (Rte 202 and Quarry Rd.). Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions in Mildred's memory may be made to Bucks County SPCA, P.O. Box 277, Lahaska PA 18931.
DUDLEY, Scott, 56, of Ocala, Fla., passed away March 12, 2003. Born in Evansville, Ind. he moved to Ocala from Stillwater, Okla. in 1970. He was a breeder of Thoroughbred Horses. Mr. Dudley served inthe U.S. National Guard, and was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Ocala, Florida Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Assoc., Ocala Elks Lodge and Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Assoc. He is survived by his wife, Diane Dudley; mother, Phyllis Dudley of Ocala; two sisters, Judi Boone of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Donna Harrison of Ponca City, Okla.; and one brother, Jack Dudley of Ocala. Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2003 at Grace Episcopal Church, Ocala, with The Rev. Donald J. Curran, Jr. and Father Al Durrance officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite church or charity.
Arrangements made by Hiers Funeral Home
EDMONSON, Mackinsey W.P., 21, of Tampa passed away March 10, 2003. He was a Junior attending USF and majoring in the Fine Arts. He is survived by parents Ponce and William Edmonson and one sister, Kim Edmonson. The family will receive friends between 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2003 with a Service at 3 p.m. at the Florida Mortuary Chapel. A Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. at Sukhothai Restaurant, 8201 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa. (813) 933-7990. Casual attire is requested.
Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services
FERNANDEZ, Joe J. (J.J.), age 59, of Tampa passed away March 11, 2003. A native and lifelong resident of Tampa Mr. Fernandez was a teacher, coach, principal and administrator at Jesuit High School for 29 years. Survivors include his wife, Rosemary Fernandez; daughter, Shelley Girsch and husband Christopher; sister, Vilma Zalupski and husband Joe; and many loving extended family members and friends. A Memorial Mass will be held Monday evening at 7 p.m. at St. Anthony's Chapel at Jesuit High School, with Father Joseph Doyle, S.J,, president of Jesuit High School, officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the J.J. Fernandez Scholarship Fund at Jesuit High School, 4701 N. Himes Ave. Tampa, FL 33614 in memory of Mr. Fernandez. A reception will follow after Mass for family and friends at Jesuit High School.
GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
GRANT, Dana Clair, 68, passed away March 10, 2003. He was a 46 year resident of Tampa. Funeral services will be March 14, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home.
HOLZ, Sophie, age 79, of Tampa, went to be with the lord on March 12, 2003. A native of Germany and resident of Tampa for the past 25 years, Mrs. Holz is survived by her daughter, Erika Marchese and grandchildren, Anthony and Lisa Mazzola. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 5 p.m. at the chapel of Gonzalez Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. at the chapel of GONZALEZ FUNERAL HOME
JONES, Norman, 55, of Lakeland, died Mar. 11, 2003. He is survived by his wife Barbara Jones; one daughter, one son, two brothers, two sisters, his father, and three grandchildren.
Heath Funeral Chapel
JUAREZ, Bertila, 53, of Plant City, died Mar. 7, 2003. She is survived by husband, Rafael; two daughters, Maritza and Sylvia; and two brothers and six sisters in Guatemala.
Jackson Funeral Home
JUECKSTOCK, Rev. Harry B., 88, of Winter Haven, died Mar. 12, 2003. He is survived by wife, Dorothy; three sons; six stepchildren; three sisters, one brother and other loving family members.
KELLER, Roger C., 91 of Sun City Center, Fla., died March 13, 2003 at James A. Haley V.A. Medical Center. He is survived by his wife Ollie.
Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center (813) 634-9900.
LEWIS, Magdalena, 82, of Tampa died March 9, 2003. Survived by daughter, Helen (Robert) Williams, and granddaughter. Funeral 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church Progress Vlg.
LINNAN, Cornelius M., 83, passed away peacefully at his home in Valrico on March 11, 2003. Born in Lackawanna, N.Y., he moved to this area in 1974. He was a member of Nativity Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Brandon Moose Lodge and Moose Legion, and American Legion and worked as an equipment operator for the city of Buffalo, N.Y. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Eleanor; sons, Cornelius and Michael; daughters, Mary Nagel and Diane McElroy; brother, Thomas; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be March 16, 2003 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home with a Funeral Mass on March 17, 2003 at 10 a.m. at Nativity Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Nativity Catholic Church Food Pantry.
McLEOD, Thomas Lawson, 50, of Wesley Chapel, passed away March 12, 2003. Survived by his wife, Kathy McLeod of Wesley Chapel; daughter, Kimberly (Jason) Shipley of Zephyrhills; two sons, Tommy (Laura) McLeod Jr. of Plant City and Stephen (Chantil) McLeod of Zephyrhills; and four grandchildren. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at the First Baptist Church of Zephyrhills.
WHITFIELD FUNERAL HOME
McMAHON, Louise Jane, passed away March 10, 2003. Born in Southend-On-Sea in Essex, England and came to America in 1950. She became naturalized in 1955. She was a Psychiatric Nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore before coming to Tampa to become a full-time Caregiver in her home. Louise enjoyed many friendships. She is survived by her fiancee, Stuart Atherton of Tampa; and Legare and Elsie Hanks of Ocala. No formal services are scheduled. Contributions may be made in her memory to Palma Ceia Baptist Church.
MARK III FUNERAL HOME.
McQUEEN, Emikle, 80, of Tampa died Mar. 5, 2003. He is survived by three daughters, two sons, three brothers, two sisters, grandchildren. Funeral Saturday 11 a.m. at Friendly Baptist Church.
MEDINA, Jose, 55, of Tampa, died Mar. 6, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Lidia Diaz of Tampa; and all of his extended family in Cuba.
Jackson Funeral Home
METCALF, W. Ann, 85, of Lakeland, died Mar. 10, 2003. She is survived by two sons, two daughters, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Heath Funeral Chapel
MEWHINNEY, Gregg R., 46, died March 7, 2003, the result of a motor vehicle accident on March 5, 2003. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at The Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where a Funeral Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday. Interment Chestnut Hill Memorial Park. A Memorial Service will be held in Tampa, Fla., at the Bayshore Presbyterian Church at 2515 Bayshore Blvd. on Sunday, March 16, 2003 at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends of the Library Hillsborough, Inc. 900 N. Ashley Dr. Tampa, FL 33602 Attn: Janet Lorenzo.
MOLSON, Kathleen Gail, 63, died March 12, 2003 with her loving family present. Born in New Cumberland, W.Va., she was loved by everyone who knew her.
Swilley Funeral Home
NICHOLS, Nina Jo, 61, born August 10, 1941 in Cross City, Fla. Nina passed on Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at her home in Riverview. She moved to the area 60 years ago from Cross City, Fla. and was a member of Bloomingdale Congregation of Jehovah Witness. She is survived by husband, Donald O. Nichols of Riverview; daughters, Susan Ann Nichols Loyd of Tampa; Donna Nichols Trupp of Tampa; Deborah Lee Robinson of Brandon; Peggy Lee Nichols of Riverview; grandchildren, Micheal Heartley, Jr., Morgan Lynn Newton, Sarah Ruth Loyd, Samuel Nathan Loyd, Joann Michelle Loyd, Mason Arron Trupp, Michelle Alicia Trupp; great-grandchild, Madison Michelle Newton; Predeceased by daughter, Michelle Lynn Hartley. Loving wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend. Loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed by all. Special thanks to Hospice. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2003 at 1 p.m. at Serenity Meadows Funeral Home, 6919 Providence Road, Riverview. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 14, 2003 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Serenity Meadows Funeral Home.
SERENITY MEADOWS MEMORIAL PARK AND FUNERAL HOME
PRITCHARD, Thomas A., 37, of Tampa, died Mar. 9, 2003. He was born in Bay City, Mich., and is survived by his parents, Thomas P. and Merrily K. Pritchard of Brighton, Mich.
Holloway Funeral Home
PRITCHARD, William F., 84, of Gibsonton passed away March 11, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Karen; son, William of Dallas; daughters, Helen Buzio of St. Louis, Margaret Mackubin of Orlando, Barbara Drecchio of Baltimore; four step children and 10 grandchildren. Mr. Pritchard served in the Navy during World War II.
Hamilton Funeral Home
RODRIGUEZ, Gloria, 94, of Tampa, passed away March 12, 2003. Survivors include her nieces: Nereida Perez and Debra DeFore; and her great nephews: Mark and Brad Hurley. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. in Centro Espanol Cemetery
on Saturday, March 15, 2003. The family will receive Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4207 E. Lake Avenue.
SAULS, Jamie, 90, of Lakeland, died March 10, 2003. She is survived by one daughter, two sons, seven grandsons and seven great grandchildren.
Heath Funeral Chapel
SPIVEY, Margaret M., 92, of Tampa passed away Saturday, March 8, 2003. She was born in North Carolina and lived in Tampa for years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eber. She was a member of the Sunlake Baptist Church. Interment was private in Sunset Memory Gardens.
Glass Funeral Home 932-5308