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BURNES, HAROLD F., 73, of Dalton, Mass., died Tuesday (Feb. 20, 1990) at HCA Oak Hill Hospital. Born in Athol, Mass., he was a winter visitor here for the last 11 years. He was a retired heavy equipment operator, a World War II Army veteran and a Protestant. Survivors include his wife, Irene; four daughters, Sharon Fitzpatrick, Austin, Texas, Janet Demary, Pittsfield, Mass., Elaine Cowlin-Reid, Dalton, and Deborah Stephenson, Groveland, Mass.; three sisters, Marion McNeil, Orange, Mass., Gladys Jaquith, Istachatta, and Evelyn Fournier, Warwick, Mass.; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. National Cremation and Burial Society, Brooksville. BURROUGHS, JESSIE, 87, of Homosassa, died Tuesday (Feb. 20, 1990). Born in England, she came here 20 years ago from Towson, Md. She was a Christian Scientist. Survivors include her husband, Raleigh S.; a daughter, Audrey Fraise, Panama Beach; a sister, Enid Medinger, Skysville, Md.; two granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

DUGONITHS, WILLIAM LEON, 67, of Inverness, died Tuesday (Feb. 20, 1990) at the veterans hospital in Gainesville. Born in Bayport, N.Y., he came here six years ago from Crescent City. He was an officer with the Nassau County Police Department in New York and was a Methodist. He was a World War II Air Force veteran and a member of the American Legion, Crescent City. Survivors include two daughters, Maureen Merritt, Inverness, and Laura Zumberg, St. Petersburg; a brother, James N., East Islip, N.Y.; a sister, Annie "Susie" Teister, Islip Terrace, N.Y.; and two grandchildren. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

DUPLER, EDITH ELIZABETH, 80, of Citrus Springs, died Monday (Feb. 19, 1990) at North Florida Regional Hospital, Gainesville. Born in Slocum Township, Pa., she came here four months ago from Philadelphia. She was a member of the Lawndale United Methodist Church, Philadelphia. Survivors include two sons, Wayne Y., Dunnellon, and John F. Jr., Holland, Pa.; a daughter, Audrey L. Shallcross, Orlando; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

OSBORNE, VELMA "HONEY," 65, of Hernando, died Tuesday (Feb. 20, 1990). Born in Chicago, she came here 13 years ago from Miramar. She was a Protestant. Survivors include two sons, John, Coral Springs, and George, Wichita Falls, Texas; three daughters, Terry Holder, Inverness, Gina Hartley, Belvedere, S.C., and Jill Short, Hernando; her mother, Helen King, Brooksville; two sisters, Georgia Holland, Key West, and Virginia Rusk, Brooksville; and 11 grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Home, Inverness.

SCHULTZ, JOAN J., 56, of Spring Hill, died Monday (Feb. 19, 1990) at her residence. Born in Detroit, she came here two months ago from Pinckney, Mich. She was a retired transmission inspector with General Motors Corp. and a Lutheran. Survivors include a brother, Jim, Belleville, Mich., and a sister, Dolores Fensch, Spring Hill. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

WEAVER, EDGAR F., 91, of Wesleyan Village, died Tuesday at Eastbrook Health Care Center. Born in Duquesne, Pa., he came here 12 years ago from Swarthmore, Pa. He was a retired superintendent with Westinghouse Electric Corp. and a member of the Brooksville Wesleyan Church. Survivors include his wife, Irma; a son, Bud, Brooksville; a daughter, Dorothy Pepper, Secane, Pa.; a sister, Margaret Garis, Maple Glen, Pa.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.