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PINELLAS OBITUARIES

Clearwater

CAUL, JOHN F., 81, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (June 9, 1993) at home. He was born in St. John's, Newfoundland, and came here in 1977 from Berkley, Mich. He worked 31 years at Aluminum Co. of America, Oakland Park, Mich. Survivors include his wife, Doris; a son, James, Eagle Rock, Calif.; two daughters, Carol Marie Cunningham, Tallahassee, and Diane Swanson, Southfield, Mich.; and six grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

COLTON, SHEILA C., 56, of Clearwater, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Clearwater Community Hospital. She was born in Union City, N.J., and came here in 1967 from Hermon, N.Y. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Myron F.; four sons, Scott A. and Greg, both of Clearwater, Myron F. Jr., Palm Harbor, and Nick, Titusville; a brother, Tom McLaughlin, Ocean City, N.J.; and five grandsons. Baty Funeral Home, Safety Harbor.

HARETER, CHARLES M., 91, of Clearwater, died Sunday (June 6, 1993) at home. He was born in Manchester, Conn., and came here in 1968 from Bristol, R.I. Survivors include his wife, Mary C.; and a niece, Virginia Entwistle, North Attleboro, Mass. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

INGAMELLS, GLADYS ALYNNE, 70, of Clearwater, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at home. She was born in La Porte City, Iowa, and came here in 1985 from Waterloo, Iowa. She worked as a supervisor for Travelers Insurance Co. Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Robert W.; three sons, Bradley W. and Grant S., both of Clearwater, and Randy K., Hudson, Iowa; and seven grandchildren. Rhodes Funeral Directors, Belcher Chapel, Clearwater.

McKENZIE, RALPH HERBERT, 87, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (June 9, 1993) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Vienna, Ill., and came here in 1964 from Wood River, Ill. He was an operating engineer and worked for Shell Oil Co. He was a Presbyterian, a Mason and a member of Special People Aiding Retarded Citizens, Clearwater. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Elizabeth; a son, William H., San Luis Obispo, Calif.; two daughters, Mary McKenzie, Clearwater, and Alice Rusnock, Topsham, Maine; two brothers, A. Donald McKenzie, Alton, Ill., and A.E. McKenzie, Vienna, Ill.; two sisters, Martha Adamson, Chicago, and Myra Ruppert, Slater, Mo.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

MORGAN, GERALDINE M., 77, of Clearwater, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at home. She was born in Chelsea, Mich., and came here in 1961 from Detroit. She was a homemaker and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Dunedin. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Coone, St. Petersburg, and Beverly Eriksen, Lakeland; two sisters, Leona Wiley and Ann Johnson, both of Newark, Ohio; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

SCHMIDGALL, HERMANN, 68, of Clearwater, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Northside Hospital, St. Petersburg. He was born in Germany and came here in 1974 from Chicago. He was a jeweler and a master watchmaker. Survivors include his wife, Doris L.; a daughter, Inge Agrifoglio, Crystal Lake, Ill.; a brother, Fritz, Germany; and two granddaughters. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

SESPICO, JOSEPH P., 84, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (June 9, 1993) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Ashtabula, Ohio, and came here in 1974 from Buffalo, N.Y. He was a member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Clearwater. Survivors include his wife, Marie; two daughters, Thomasina Sespico, Clearwater, and Joanna Hart, Vienna, Va.; a son, Joseph P. Jr., Tampa; a sister, Anna LaVeck, Ashtabula; and four grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

WILSON, LOUIS, 59, of Clearwater, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Clearwater Community Hospital. He came here in 1959 from his native Salters, S.C. He worked as a machine mechanic in Clearwater. He attended Lighthouse Church of Jesus, Largo. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; four sons, Christopher Wilson, Sidney McRae and James McRae, all of Clearwater, and Edward Wilson, Salters; five daughters, Corenthia Pete, Dunedin, Inethia Lowery, Largo, Charlene Lewis and Monique Wilson, both of Clearwater, and Pearlie M. Nesmith, Kingstree, S.C.; his mother, Rosa L. Wilson, Rochester, N.Y.; a brother, James, Tampa; two sisters, Dorothy Reese, Rochester, and Caretha Glover, Clearwater; and five grandchildren. Dimery Rogers Funeral Home, Kingstree, S.C.

Kenneth City

RUNYON, ZENA M., 100, of Kenneth City, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Colonial Care Center. She was born in Miami, Ind., and came here in 1953 from Goodells, Mich. She was a homemaker and a member of Clearview Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Rejina Palmer, St. Petersburg; two sons, Sigmun, Goodells, and Duncan, Bishopville, Md.; a brother, Gail Crain, Royal Oak, Mich.; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

Largo

SATTRE, SOLVEIG ELIZABETH, 79, of Largo, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at University General Hospital, Seminole. She was born in Spokane, Wash., and came here in 1988 from Tokyo. She was a school teacher and taught 41 years in Tokyo for U.S. Department of Defense. She was a Lutheran and a graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn. Survivors include two sisters, Edel Sattre, Little Falls, Minn., and Ruth Butorac, Austin, Minn. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

Palm Harbor

BECKTON, JAMES L., 81, of Chiefland, formerly of Palm Harbor, died Friday (June 11, 1993) in Chiefland. He was born in Palm Harbor and moved to Chiefland in 1968 from Ozona. He was a member of Harvest Temple Church, Largo. Survivors include two sons, Louis L., Elfers, and James E., Calera, Ala.; a sister, Louise Saunders, Dunedin; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Dunedin Chapel.

BERGAN, WILLIAM PAUL, of Palm Harbor, died Wednesday (June 9, 1993) at home. He was born in Bronx, N.Y., and came here in 1980 from Bucks County, Pa. He was a Catholic, a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Agnes; and several nieces and nephews. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

KASTER, VIOLET V., 72, of Palm Harbor, died Wednesday (June 9, 1993) at Mease Hospital Countryside, Safety Harbor. She came here in 1980 from her native Chicago. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. Survivors include a sister, Dorothy C. Dewar, Palm Harbor; and several nieces and nephews. Curlew Hills Crematory, Palm Harbor.

WOOD, JOHN A., 87, of Palm Harbor, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Richey Manor Nursing Home, New Port Richey. He was born in Dalton, Ga., and came here two years ago from Augusta, Ga. He owned Gimpa's Restaurant, Griffin, Ga. He was a Methodist. Survivors include 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Dignified Funeral Alternatives, New Port Richey.

Pinellas Park

BOSWELL, LURA P., 96, of Pinellas Park, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Northside Hospital. She was born in Bethany, Ill., and came here in 1983 from Kingston, Ill. She was a member of Second Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, St. Petersburg, and Eagles Lodge Auxiliary. Survivors include three sons, Millard Crubaugh, Pinellas Park, Gene Crubaugh, Los Angeles, and Leonard Crubaugh, Peoria, Ill.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. All Faiths Funeral Home & Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

Safety Harbor

CHAMBERLIN, MARIE L., 91, of Safety Harbor, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Bear Creek Nursing Center, Hudson. She was born in Knox County, Mo., and came here in 1959 from Upper Darby, Pa. She was a homemaker and a Protestant. Survivors include a son, H.

V. Chamberlin, Safety Harbor; and a brother, John Lowell Coppers, Centerville, Iowa; a grandson; and a great-grandson. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.

St. Petersburg

BALDWIN, ROBERT L., 75, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 7, 1993) at home. He was born in Rochester, Pa., and was a retired salesman. There are no known survivors. International Chapels Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

BAUSCHER, JOHN ANDREW JR., 69, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Northside Hospital. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here a month ago from Phoenix. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, he was former general director of Lee Wilson Engineering SA, Fribourg, Switzerland. He served as a Navy lieutenant during World War II and was a Lutheran. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth; two sons, John "Jack" A. III, Phoenix, and Robert C., St. Petersburg; a daughter, Elizabeth Bevington-Chambers, Boston; a sister, Irene Houston, St. Petersburg; and five grandchildren. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.

BRAZEL, ANTONIO DeSHAWN, 2, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at All Children's Hospital. Survivors include his mother, Natoshia E'leece Mitchell, St. Petersburg; maternal grandmother, Lizzie L. Mells, maternal grandfather, Darrell T. Mitchell, maternal great-grandmother, Georgia Mitchell, and maternal great-grandfather, Elijah Mells Sr., all of St. Petersburg; paternal grandmother, Essie Whitehurst, Charlotte, N.C.; paternal grandfather, Ralph Brazel Sr., Houston; and paternal great-grandmother, Annie Rose Chambliss, St. Petersburg. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

BRYANT, ELIZABETH, 86, of 2950 Fremont Ter. S, St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Bayfront Medical Center. She came here in 1940 from her native Waynesboro, Ga. She was a member/deaconess at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include four nephews, Leroy Davis, Washington, D.C., and James Drayton, Willie Drayton Sr. and Richard Drayton Sr., all of St. Petersburg; and five nieces, Annie Smith, Della Williams, Marie Church, Emma Ward and Mary Stephens, all of St. Petersburg. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

CULVERHOUSE, JIM "RED," 83, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 10, 1993). He was born in Dothan, Ala., and came here in 1933 from Cordele, Ga. He was a service technician at Dew Cadillac, St. Petersburg, for 33 years and was a charter member of Loyal Order of Moose 1145. He was a Baptist. Survivors include a son, G. Grant, Treasure Island; five grandchildren, Tracy Rome, Kim Marzullo, Ramon Emery, and Tyler and Emery Culverhouse, all of St. Petersburg; and three great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

JONES, EDNA MAE, 85, of Memphis, Tenn., and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (June 9, 1993) at Methodist Hospital, Memphis. She was born in St. Louis, and was a volunteer grandmother for many years at All Children's Hospital. Survivors include a son, Rear Adm. Raymond G. Jones Jr., Memphis, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

KARAS, MAX, 89, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Tyrone Medical Inn. Born in Russia, he came here in 1974 from Kansas City, Mo., where he was a salesman at House of Lloyd. He was on the executive committee of International Secretary-Treasurer's Association of Order of United Commercial Travelers of America. Locally, he was a member of Congregation Beth Sholom and its men's club, and was a past president of B'nai B'rith. He was a Mason. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Sophia; two daughters, Charna K. Lester, St. Petersburg, and Barbara Berenson, Omaha, Neb.; three sisters, Rose Karas, Milwaukee, and Rae Schwartz and Rhe Cole of Madison, Wis.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Beth David Chapel, St. Petersburg.

PARKER HOOKER, JONATHON L., 18, of 2100 Seminole Blvd. S, St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (June 9, 1993) of a shooting. A Clearwater native, he was a student at Osceola High School. Survivors include his mother, Willa Paul, St. Petersburg; his father Algernon Hooker of St. Petersburg, two sisters, Sherece T. Parker, St. Petersburg, and Evelyn Hooker, Norfolk, Va.; two brothers, Alton Hooker, St. Petersburg, and Algernon Hooker Jr., Marianna; maternal grandmother, Verdell Paul, Largo; and maternal grandfather, Jerry Paul, St. Petersburg. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

MUEHLBRANDT, MARY KLECKA, 94, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at the Alhambra. She came here in 1955 from her native Chicago. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Largo, and Veterans of World War I Auxiliary. Survivors include a son, Arthur, Brooksville; a daughter, Evelyn Palow, St. Petersburg; a sister, Helen Klecka, Pasadena, Calif.; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home, Bobbitt Chapel, St. Petersburg.

SMALL, SHANICE NICOLE, infant daughter of Latonya M. Allen, St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (May 25, 1993) at Bayfront Medical Center. Her family was active in Mount Zion Progressive Baptist Church. Other survivors include a brother, Andy Griffin, three sisters, Ashley Daniel, Andrisha Griffin and Corneshia Cooper, her maternal grandparents, Frances Allen and Marilyn Ivory, and her paternal grandparents, Bertha and William Small, all of St. Petersburg. William Semple Co Funeral Directors, Tarpon Springs.

REYES, CARMEN, 90, St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at home. She was born in Cuba and came here in 1979 from New Brunswick, N.J. She was a Catholic. Survivors include three daughters, Olga and Orquidea Lopez of St. Petersburg, and Caridad Nunez, New Jersey; and five grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.

Seminole

BATTEN, GARY ALLEN, 29, of Seminole, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at home. He was born in Key West and came here in 1991 from Kansas City, Mo. He worked as a chef at Keegan's Seafood Grill, Indian Rocks Beach. He was a Navy veteran and a Protestant. Survivors include his father, Clyde Batten, Clarkton, Mo.; five brothers, Robert, Clarkton, Clyde Jr., Jamaica Beach, Texas, and Bobby, Anthony and Joey, all of Providence, R.I.; and three sisters, Darlene Batten, Fort Collins, Colo., Debbie Batten, Providence, and Catherine Anne Batten, Gary, Ind. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.

BOCCHIO, ALDO, 87, of Seminole, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Freedom Square Nursing Center, Seminole. He was born in Paterson, N.J., and came here in 1964 from Haledon, N.J. He worked 30 years as a tile setter at Paramount Diners, Haledon. Survivors include his wife, Helen; a daughter, Alice Helen Facteau, Hood River, Ore.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Raymond M. Hook & Son Funeral Home, Seminole.

PLOOR, WILLIAM A., 72, of Seminole, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at University General Hospital, Seminole. He was born in Indian Head, Md., and came here in 1980 from Orlando. He served 31 years in the military and retired as an Air Force chief master sergeant. He was an Army and Air Force veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was a member of Seminole United Methodist Church, Seminole, and Air Force Sergeants' Association. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Audrey T.; a son, Michael, Bunker Hill, Ind.; a daughter, Diane Kenngott, Nixa, Mo.; his mother, Ida Ploor, Bowie, Md.; two brothers, Frank, Brandon, and Lawrence, Bowie; a sister, Kathleen Small, Grasonville, Md.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.

South Pasadena

BURLINSKI, FELIX "PHIL," 76, of South Pasadena, died Wednesday (June 2, 1993) at Bayfront Medical Center. He was born in Long Island, N.Y., and came here in 1983 from Fort Myers. He was a retired car body repairman and a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. Woodlawn Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

WEART, CELIA O., 93, of South Pasadena, died Wednesday (June 9, 1993) at home. She came here in 1960 from Chicago. She was a homemaker and was a Methodist. Survivors include two nephews, Charles V. Weart, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and Walter L. Weart, Schaumburg, Ill. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

Tarpon Springs

DIGENIS, JOHN S., 79, of Tarpon Springs, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He was born in Greece and came here in 1982 from Alexandria, Va. He was a captain in the Merchant Marines. He was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Tarpon Springs. Survivors include his wife, Alma; and two sisters, Ivy Almroupalous and Leaki Vasus, both of Athens, Greece. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Holiday.

VANDERHEIDE, DANIEL, 41, of Tarpon Springs, died Wednesday (June 2, 1993) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Lakewood, Ohio, and came here in 1985 from Washington, D.C. He was a historian and a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland. He attended Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, Tarpon Springs. Survivors include his mother, Elmerle Vanderheide, Tarpon Springs; a sister, Deborah Roman, Simi Valley, Calif.; and a nephew, Jeffery Roman, Simi Valley. National Cremation Society, Holiday.

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