ASSELIN, Joseph `Gille` G., 76, of New Port Richey, Fla., died Saturday, July 19, 2003. He was born in Manchester, New Hampshire and moved here from Lebanon, Conn. eight years ago. He retired as an aircraft mechanic. He was a veteran of US Army and US Navy serving in World War II, a member Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, New Port Richey, member B.P.O. Elks Lodge #2520, Aripeka, member Knights of Columbus, Willmantic, Conn., member American Legion Paradise Post #79, New Port Richey, and member Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge #2366, NeW Port Richey. Survivors include his wife, Adel Asselin; three sons, Edward Asselin and Thomas Asselin of Manchester, N.H., and Wayne Asselin Norwich, Conn.; two brothers, Bert Asselin Scotland, Conn. and Noel Asselin, East Windsor, Conn.; five sisters, Margaret Teriault, So. Windham, Conn., Jean Adams Willmantic, Conn., Juliette Davis, Spring Hill, Fla., Denise French, Sonoma, Calif. and Virginia Mercier, Vernon, Conn.; and five grandchildren.
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GRIEVE, Walter H., Jr., 48 of Holiday died Friday July 18, 2003 at Hernando Pasco Hospice Care Center in New Port Richey. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Walter moved to this area in 1987 from Yonkers, N.Y. He is survived by his mother, Mary Grieve of Holiday; sister, Angela Rios of New Port Richey; and brother, William Grieve of New Port Richey. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, July 21, 2003 at 2 p.m. In lieu of Flowers donations may be made to the Hernando Pasco Hospice, 12107 Majestic Blvd. Hudson, FL 34667. Arrangements under the care of Preferred Funeral Alternatives 2508 US Hwy 19 Holiday, Fl 34691, 727-849-1500.
LOPEZ, Dorothy `Dot` H., 74, of Port Richey, Fla., died Friday, July 18, 2003. She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey and moved here from Red Bank, N.J. in 1986. She retired as a salesperson for Steinback's Department Store, Red Bank, N.J. after 20 years of service and was of the Episcopal faith. Survivors include four sons, Kevin Lopez, Oldsmar, Fla., Kenneth (Kim) Lopez, Westville, N.J., Krist opher (Lisa) Lopez, Jackson Township, N.J., Kerry (Christine) Lopez, New Port Richey; two daughters, Karen (Carl) Zinich, Etters, Pa., and Kathleen Lopez, Port Richey; two sisters, Mabel Creed, Elizabeth, N.J. and Helen Lyons, Linden, N.J.; 15 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 22, at 12 Noon with the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Dobies Funeral Home, Congress Chapel, New Port Richey. The burial will follow at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens, New Port Richey.
OGG, Mary L., 83, of Holiday, died July 20, 2003 at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center, New Port Richey. Born in Hamilton, Ohio, Mary moved to this area in 1989 from Prescott, Arizona. Mary worked in sales for Sears and Roebuck Department store. She is a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, Holiday. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Ernest Ogg of Holiday; daughter, Kay and devoted son-in-law Lee Morehouse of Holiday; son, William Roberts of California; two stepsons, Thomas Ogg of California and Larry Ogg of Ohio; step daughter, Jackie Duggins of Ohio; sisters, Clara Ernst of South Pasadena, Fla. and Barbara Wolf of Ohio. Mary has numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hernando Pasco Hospice, 12107 Majestic Blvd, Hudson, FL 34667. Arrangements under the care of Preferred Funeral Alternatives 2508 US Hwy 19 Holiday, Fl 34691. 727-849-1500 www.mem.com
PINKERMAN, Robert `Bob` L., 76, of Hudson, Fla., died Sunday, July 20, 2003 at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Hudson. He was born in Proctorville, Ohio and moved here in 1967. He retired as the owner/ operator of R.L. Pinkerman Contractor, Hudson, after 25 years of service, and was also the owner/operator Public Walk-In Auto Parts in New Port Richey. He was a veteran of the US Navy serving on the USS Tarawa Aircraft Carrier during the Korean Conflict, member of the National D.A.V., and a member National Blind Veterans Association. Survivors include wife, Frances A. Pinkerman; three daughters, Rebecca Pinkerman and Tammie L. (Joseph) Foster of Hudson, and Robin Pinkerman, Casa Grande, Ariz.; stepson, John Rowe, New Port Richey; brother, Paul David Pinkerman, Proctorville, Ohio; three sisters, Dorothy Jenkins, Marietta, Ga., Lucille Starcher and Betty Jo Bragg, Proctorville, Ohio; and two grandchildren. THOMAS B. DOBIES FUNERAL HOMES, HUDSON CHAPEL, HUDSON
TONNESEN, John Edward, 94, of Zephyrhills, Fla., died on July 18, 2003. He was survived by his wife, Doris of Zephyrhills; son, John Tonnesen of Sonora, Calif.; daughter, Lynn Mason of New Mexico; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at 7 p.m. in the Oakley Funeral Home Chapel in Zephyrhills. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hernando-Pasco Hospice would be appreciated.
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WILLIAMS, Jayni Danyelle, was born into Gods' hands on Thursday, July 17, 2003 at East Pasco Medical Center in Zephyrhills. She is survived by her parents, Robert C., Jr. and Samantha D. Williams of Dade City; her paternal grandparents, Robert Williams, Sr. of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Cynthia Williams of Dade City; maternal grandparents, Herbert and Donna Newsome of Darby, Fla. and Fred and Johnnie Kay Bixby of Ridge Manor, Fla.; paternal great grandparents, Johnny and Ola Mae Little of Dade City; paternal great grandmother, Annester Plummer of Dade City; maternal great grandparents, Robert and Mittie Wood of Lacoochee, Fla.; maternal great grandmother, Annie E. Harper of Zephyrhills; several aunts, uncles and cousins. A graveside service will be held on Monday July 21, 2003 at 11 a.m. at Chapel Hill Gardens in Dade City.
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ANDERSON, Ethel J. 102, of Zephyrhills, passed away July 17, 2003 in Zephyrhills. She is survived by a son, Robert G. Anderson of Zephyrhills; and a grandson, Robert C. Anderson, Jr. Born October 11, 1900 in Torrington, Connecticut, she came to this area in 1978 from Lynn, Mass. She was a school teacher and a member of the Proctor Union Church.
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BENVENUTO, Doris Elaine, 77, of Holiday, died Monday, July 21, 2003 at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center in New Port Richey. She was born in Woodbury, New Jersey and moved here from Absecon, N.J. in 1997 and a winter resident since 1981. She was a retired Registered Nurse and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Holiday. She was a volunteer of medical screening at Holiday Travel Park, an avid bingo player and very active in home crafts. Survivors include her two daughters, Nancy M. (William) Barber and Carol A. Benvenuto, both of Holiday; one brother, Mathew Palmer of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; and one sister, Jacqueline DeFrank of Woodbury, N.J. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 22 from 6-8 p.m. at Dobies Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, July 23 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Memorial donations may be made to Hernando-Pasco Hospice, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, FL 34667.
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BONTER, George W., 90, of Port Richey, died July 17, 2003. Born in Paterson, N.J., he moved here eight years ago. He was a retired route salesman for Ideal Farms, Sussex, N.J., after 31 years of service, a member of First Baptist Church of Paterson, N.J., Elks #2260 of Hawthorne, N.J., and West Paterson Pigeon Club. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mary; daughter, Jackie Hansen of Hawthorne, N.J.; sister, Ruth Van Stevennick of Midland Park, N.J.; and two grandchildren. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, 5228 Trouble Creek Rd., New Port Richey.
BRITTAIN, Robert K., Rev., age 65, of Dade City, died Sunday, July 20, 2003 at Pasco Regional Medical Center in Dade City. He was born in Shelby, Mich. and came here one year ago from Jamestown, Ind. He was a minister with the Church of God of Prophecy and a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Velma. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Shirley; son, Robert K. Jr. of Dade City; two daughters, Patricia and Brian Nabozny of Sleepy Hollow, Ind. and Penny Lynn Brittain and Alan Smith of Michigan Center, Mich.; two brothers, Charles and Letha Brittain and Gerald and Jean Brittain, all of Hanover, Mich.; two sisters, Barbara Gray of Springfieid, Mo. and Jaunita and John Lutz of Hilton Head, S.C.; and three grandchildren, Brittainy Michelle and Brandon Michael Smith and Ashley Lynn Nabozny.
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CAMPBELL, Mary T., 71, of New Port Richey, passed away July 10, 2003 at her home. She was born April 3, 1932 in St. Louis, Mo. and came here 23 years ago from Connecticut. She was Catholic and a homemaker. Survivors include her husband John; three sons, John III of New Port Richey, David of Edgewater, Md. and Robert of Tarpon Springs; a daughter, Kathleen Parker of Chipley, Fla.; a brother, Robert Thomas of Springfield, Mo.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
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CHADWICK, Ethel, 92, of Zephyrhills, passed away on July 20, 2003. Survivors include her son, David Chadwick and wife, Evelyn; daughters, Lillian McCracken and husband, Don of Zephyrhills and Carolyn Buzzie and husband, Larry of Alger, Mich.; grandchildren, Diane Weiss, Debbie McCracken, Don McCracken, Larry Buzzie, Jeff Layne, Jimmy Miles and Angela Chadwick; great-grandchildren, Jeremy Staten, Melanie Staten, Lyndsie Weiss, Keith Weiss, Toby Meyer, Tommy Harrison, Aaron Abercrombie, Rachel McCracken, Jason McCracken, Jake McDonald, Janea Abercrombie, Ashley Abercrombie and Angie, Danny, Kim, Kris, Kerri and Katie Buzzie; and great-great-grandchildren, Draven and Mackenzie Meyer, and Morgan, Alexis, and Justine Staten. Family will receive friends on July 22, 2003 from 6-8 p.m. with Funeral services Wednesday, July 23, 2003 at 11 a.m. at Kelly Memorial Funeral Home with Interment at Chapel Hill Gardens in Dade City.
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DILMORE, Mildred, 97, of Kissimmee, Florida, passed away on July 14, 2003 at the Good Samaritian Nursing Home. Mrs. Dilmore moved here in 1974 from Horsehead, N.Y. and was an assistant office manager for Dairylea Corp., and a member of St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church. Survivors include her daughter, Judy Yale and husband, Dean; sister, Dorothea Rutzke of York, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
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DOUGLASS, Marjorie G., 83, of Holiday, Florida, died Monday, July 21, 2003 at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital in New Port Richey. She was born in Ashland, Ill. and moved to Holiday from Chattanooga, Tenn. in 1995. She was a retired nurse's aide at the Tyner Junior High School in Hamilton County, Tenn. with 15 years of service and a member of Holiday Christian Church. Survivors include husband, Dwight Douglass of Holiday; sons, Gene A. Douglass of Somersworth, N.H., Allen M. Douglass of Newburg, Ind. and Scott T. Douglass of Chattanooga, Tenn.; six grandchildren, Erin Douglass Meconnahey of Palm Harbor, Jeremy Douglass of St. Petersburg, Michael Douglass of Newburg, Ind., Brian Douglass of Harvest, Ala., Brian S. Douglass of Chattanooga, Tenn. and Beth L. Douglass of Chattanooga, Tenn.; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 23 from 11:30 a.m. until service begins at 1 p.m. at Dobies Funeral Home. Burial will take place in Chattanooga, Tenn. Memorial donations may be made to Holiday Christian Church, c/o Robert Gantt, Treasurer, 5370 Peacock Drive, Holiday, FL 34690.
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JOSLIN, Joshua Lee, 22, of New Port Richey, died July 20, 2003. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Joshua moved to Florida in 1982 from Cleveland and worked as a frame carpenter. He is survived by his parents, Lee and Beverly Joslin of New Port Richey; and five sisters, Brandy Bordeaux, Heather Gilliam and Lisa Hartis, all of New Port Richey, Jennifer Lee Joslin and Megan Joslin, both of Michigan. National Cremation Society.
KNAPP, Daniel A., 60, of Zephyrhills, Fla., passed away Sunday, July 20, 2003 in Zephyrhills. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Knapp; two sons and daughter-in-law, Daniel Scott and Heidi Marie Knapp and Albert Shawn Knapp; a special nephew that he raised, Patrick Thomas Patterson; step-son, Jeremy Michael Hagelin, all of Zephyrhills; two step-daughters and sons-in-law, Lynn Marie and Dean Stutts of Dade City and Jennifer Anne and John Black of San Antonio, Fla.; sister and brother-in-law, Wanda and Paul Herrman of San Antonio; brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Janet Knapp of Ocala, Fla.; sister and brother-in-law, Gail and Chuck Forester of Terra Ceia, Fla.; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Donna Knapp of Tampa; sister and brother-in-law, Marsha and Jo hn Few of Ocala, Fla.; step-sister, Jennie Carriveau of Tampa; and 11 grandchildren, A.J. Hagelin, Belinda Black, Brittany Knapp, Michelle Stutts, Courtney Knapp, Dustin Hagelin, Andrea Stutts, Garrett Hagelin, Maya Hagelin, Braeden Hagelin, Kelli Black. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clinton A. and Martha Elmyra Roberts Knapp; and his sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Tom Swart. H e was born April 25, 1943 in Lacoochee, Fla. and was a US Army Veteran. He owned and operated Knapp and Sons Auto Repair in Zephyrhills since 1984. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2003 at Hodges Family Funeral Home with Rev. John Few officiating. Burial will follow at Williams Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday (today) at the funeral home.
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KRAMER, Stanley L., 70, of New Port Richey, passed away July 19, 2003 at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center in New Port Richey. He was born June 17, 1933 in Baltimore, Md. and came here eight years ago from South Carolina. He was a retired security guard. He was Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Carol; four sons, Wayne Snyder of Hudson, Arthur Kramer of McKinney, Texas, Stanley Jr. of Latson, S.C. and Michael Kramer of New Port Richey; three daughters, Sheridan Snyder of Saudi Arabia, Peggy Snyder of New Port Richey and Carolyn Kramer of S.C.; four brothers, Nick Kramer, Leonard Kramer, Edward Lebon and Gordon Kramer, all of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Joan Bochat and Harriet Kramer, both of Baltimore, Md.; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
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NICEWARNER, Pearl Mildred, 92, of Dade City, died Saturday morning, July 19, 2003. A native of Martinsburg, W.Va., she moved to Dade City in 1988. She was a retired garment inspector and a member of the St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Martinsburg, W.Va. She was a volunteer at the Dade City hospital (now Pasco Regional Medical Center) for 10 years. She is survived by two sons, Joseph E. Nicewarner of Martinsburg, W.Va. and Wayne L. Nicewarner of Anapolis, Md.; one daughter, Frances E. Hise of Dade City; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held through the Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, W.Va.
PEARL, Helen M., 75, of New Port Richey, passed away July 20, 2003 at her home. She was born February 13, 1928 in Union, N.J. and came here 19 years ago from East Brunswick, N.J. She was Catholic and a homemaker. Survivors include a son, John of Jamesburg, N.J.; four daughters, Eileen Pearl of Wenatchee, Wash., Nancy Barranco of New Port Richey, Donna Adams of Old Bridge, N.J. and Judy Schweitzer of Irvine, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
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RALLO, Benedetto, 100, of Bayonet Point, Fla., passed away July 20, 2003 at his residence. Born in Marsala, Italy, he came here 20 years ago from New York, N.Y. He was the retired owner of Modern BarberShop in Brooklyn, a parishioner and usher at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church and a member of Knights of Columbus #5869 in Port Richey. Survivors include a son, Joseph Rallo of Bayonet Point; daughter, Elizabeth Rallo of Bayonet Point; brother, John A. Rallo of Stamford, Conn.; and three grandchildren. Friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Bell Funeral Home with a Vigil Service Wednesday at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday 12 Noon at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Gardens. Bell Funeral Home, 7532 State Road 52, Hudson.
REIMSCHISEL, Margaret, age 85, of Dade City, died Sunday, July 20, 2003 at East Pasco Hospice Care Center in Dade City. She was born October 13, 1917 in Pittsford, Mich. and came to Florida from Jackson, Mich. in 1976. She was preceded in death by husband, Wayne and son, James. She was an active member of the Central Weslyan Church in Jackson and attended local churches. Survivors include son, John of Tampa; sister-in-law, Mary Flagg of Bradenton; and nieces, Patricia McCarty of Bradenton and Joyce Mallard of Spring Arbor, Mich. Visitation will be Wednesday, 12:00 Noon until service time at 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Gardens. Memorial donations may be sent to East Pasco Hospice Care Center, 700 Royal Oak Way, Dade City, FL 33525-5295
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SMITH, Andrew P., Spring Hill, died Thursday, July 17, 2003. He was born in Wausau, Wisconsin and moved to Spring Hill from Kenosha, Wisconsin several years ago. He was Teacher and for a public school. Survivors include his daughter, Georgia Owens of Spring Hill.
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SNOW, Leonard, 84, a resident of Dade City, passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2003 at Pasco Regional Medical Center. Mr. Snow was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by a loving wife of 35 years, Joyce Snow of Dade City; three daughters, Celeste Snow-Jones (Samuel) of Atlanta, Ga., Samina Jenine McGill of Montclair, N.J. and Lynnette Snow of Dade City; three sons, Walter Young (Ruth) of Fayetteville, N.C., Stanley White of Leland, Miss. and Dennard Stephens of St. Petersburg, Fla.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Betty Wellerie of Gainesville, Fla., Rosa Mae Drake (Claude) of Thomason, Ga. and Juanita Spencer of St. Petersburg, Va.; two brothers, Archie Snow of Columbia, S.C. and Willis Snow (Georgia) of Weirsdale, Fla.; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose at Milton Funeral Home on Tuesday (Today), July 22 from 6-8 p.m. Home going services will be Wednesday, July 23 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 14549 8th Street with Rev. Harold Thomas officiating.
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SUMMERS, Leslie, 80, of Timber Pines, Spring Hill, died Friday, July 18, 2003 at Evergreen Health & Rehabilitation Center, Spring Hill. Born in Winchester, Ontario, Canada, he was a Royal Canadian Air Force veteran and served in Canada and in England with the R.A.F. during the Invasion. He worked with Northern Electric in Montreal, then 30 years with General Telephone in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. His wife Inez, son Jeffrey, daughter-in-law Patricia and grandchildren Jenni, Nathan and Laura Summers survive him. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., July 23, Wednesday, at United Methodist Church on Rt. 19 in Hudson, Florida.
UTTER, Raymond Henry, 85, of Zephyrhills, passed away July 20, 2003 in Zephyrhills. He is survived by his son, John and his wife, Pamela Anderson of Zephyrhills; and a grandson, Dale Anderson of Zephyrhills. Born May 15, 1918 in Cortland, New York to Henry and Mary (Stronigan) Utter. He came to Zephyrhills 50 years ago from New York. He was a veteran of the Army serving in World War II, the owner and operator of Raymond's Body Shop for 45 years and a Protestant.
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