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PINELLAS OBITUARIES

Clearwater

DANFORD, VIRGINIA M., 86, of Clearwater, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at home. She was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio, and came here in 1944 from Chatham, N.J. She was a homemaker and a Methodist. Survivors include her husband, Harold; a son, Howard R., Panama City; two daughters, Jacqueline King, Hudson, and Patricia Archibald, St. Petersburg; and five grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Dunedin Chapel.

STREYCKMANS, BUNIA MAE, 79, of Hudson, formerly of Clearwater, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Windsor Woods Nursing Home. She was born in Ducktown, Tenn., and moved to Hudson 25 years ago from Clearwater. She worked as a secretary and was a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Hector; two daughters, Bettye Hoobler and Patricia Ison, both of Hudson; a brother, Ralph Hensley, Ducktown; three sisters, Willie Bradley, Ringo, Ga., Helen Burdette, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Blanch Evans, Norfolk, Va.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Wellwood Funeral Home, Hudson.

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM LEWELLYN, 87, of Clearwater, died Saturday (June 12, 1993) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He came here from his native Elmira, N.Y. He worked for Sperry-Rand Corp. and Parker Real Estate. He was a past master of Ivy Lodge 397, a past commander in chief of Corning Consistory and a past president of Chemung County Scottish Rites Association, New York. He was a member of Elmira Chapter 42, St. Omers Commandery 19 and Southern Tier Council 16. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Pearl H.; two sons, Don L., Arizona, and Richard L., Pine City, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Jenney Funeral Home, Clearwater.

Dunedin

CHRIST, KEVIN, 18, of Dunedin, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at home. He was a lifelong resident of Dunedin. He worked as a certified nursing assistant at Dunedin Care Center. Survivors include his parents, Kitty and Daniel G. Christ, Dunedin; a sister, Amy Christ, Dunedin; and grandparents, Hallie and Junior Gilpin, Wallace and Cecile Marston and Harold Fuller. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Dunedin Chapel.

STARCOSKI, JOHN LEON, 92, of Dunedin, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Mease Hospital Dunedin. He was born in Jeannette, Pa., and came here last year from Venice. He worked as a turbine department supervisor at Elliott Co., a division of Carrier Corp. He was an Army veteran of World War I and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Dunedin. Survivors include two daughters, Janet Rhodes, Dunedin, and Barbara Shell, Houston; a sister, Mary King, Belding, Mich.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

WILSON, HELEN E., 74, of Dunedin, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Mease Hospital Dunedin. She was born in Chicago and came here in 1970 from Western Springs, Ill. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Clearwater. Survivors include her husband, Carl H.; a daughter, Linda W. Jones, Largo; a sister, Florence Pearson, Dunedin; and two grandchildren, Daniel Jones and Kristin Jones, both of Largo. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

Largo

SMITH, TELLIS, 85, of Dunnellon, formerly of Largo, died Saturday (June 12, 1993) in Crystal River. She was born in Opp, Ala., and moved to Dunnellon from Largo in 1983. She was a homemaker and a member of First Assembly of God, Largo. Survivors include three sons, Edward, Largo, and Talmadge W. and John M., both of Dunnellon; three daughters, Dorothy Smith, Opp, Betty F. Jones, Enterprise, Ala., and Shirley F. Arriola, North Las Vegas, Nev.; a sister, Gladys Jackson, Dunnellon; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

Oldsmar

DAVIDSON, JAMES EDWARD, 74, of Oldsmar, died Saturday (June 12, 1993) at home. He came here in 1972 from his native Markesan, Wis. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a Methodist. His memberships included East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 78th Lighting Division Veterans Association, American Legion Turner-Brandon Post 7, Clearwater, and the Tarpon Springs Moose. Survivors include his wife, Rose Mary; a son, James E. Jr., Chicago; a daughter, Karen R. Davidson, Plant City; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

Palm Harbor

ELLIOTT, STELLA MAE, 103, of Palm Harbor, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Countryside Health Care Center. She was born in Lindsay, Ontario, and came here in 1973 from Warren, Mich. She was a seamstress and owned a dry cleaning business. She was a Presbyterian. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star and Rebecca Lodge Sisterhood. Survivors include a daughter, Madeline B. Cottrell, Palm Harbor; a son, Harry M., Michigan; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.

Pinellas Park

BASOM, WILLIAM G., 78, of 4791 B 91st Ave. N, Pinellas Park, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg, Pa. Born in Lebanon, Pa., he was a seasonal resident of Pinellas Park. In Pennsylvania, he was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 40, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, the Masons, Harrisburg Forest 43, Harrisburg Musical Association and several bands. Locally, he was a member of the American Federation of Musicians of Tampa Bay. Survivors include his wife, Gladys; two daughters, Brenda Lee Smith, Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Karen L. Allen, Salter Path, N.C.; a sister, Nancy J. Sherk, Grand Rapids, Mich.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pa.

TARBOX, DOROTHY P., 68, of Pinellas Park, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Swanholm Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Pennsylvania, she came here in 1960 from Canton, Pa. Survivors include two sons, William C., Pinellas Park, and Kenneth N., Clearwater; two daughters, Karen Seagert, Pinellas Park, and Kayla Tarbox Held, Tennessee; and 11 grandchildren. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

Seminole

MALECKI, JULIA, 78, of Seminole, died Saturday (June 12, 1993) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. She was born in New York City and came here in 1981 from Evanston, Ill. She was a beautician and a Catholic. Survivors include two daughters, Lois Ackerman, Seminole, and Janice Wiedl, Glenview, Ill.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

PLANK, FRANCES G., 57, of Seminole, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at home. She was born in Belfield, N.D., and came here in 1986 from Albuquerque, N.M. She was a registered nurse. She was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, Largo, and Lake Seminole Country Club Women's Golf Association. Survivors include her husband, L.

E.; two brothers, Ted Krivoruhcka, Springfield, Va., and Victor Krivoruhcka, Fargo, N.D.; and four sisters, Gertrude Kennedy, Littleton, Colo., Rose Fischer, Dickinson, N.D., Yvonne Hanson, Sterling, Colo., and Mary Ann Hanson, Placerville, Calif. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.

St. Petersburg

JOUBERT, JEAN J., 73, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 10, 1993). Born in Montreal, he came here in 1988 from Ocala. He was an attendant for IMH for the state of Rhode Island. He was a Catholic and a 50-year member of the Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Cecile R.; two daughters, Josceline Waltman, Norman, Okla., and Joann Petaraca, Providence, R.I.; a son, Jean Davis, Warwick, R.I.; two sisters, Fernended Pilon and Jeannett Houle of Villedangou, Canada; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

KWIECIEN, CHESTER J., 73, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 12, 1993) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. He came here in 1943 from his native Buffalo, N.Y., where he was a supervisor for Parkway Food and an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus. Locally, he was a member of Moose Lodge 1145, St. Raphael's Catholic Church and a volunteer for the St. Vincent De Paul Society for 12 years. Survivors include his wife, Norma M.; his mother, Anna Kwiecien, and two sisters, Estell and Dorothy Kwiecien, all of Buffalo. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

LINDSEY, ELIZABETH H., 94, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 10, 1993) at Bayfront Medical Center. Born in Cambridge, Md., she came here in 1967 from Indiana and was a legal secretary. She was a Baptist. Survivors include a nephew, Dr. Paul S. Hubbard, Chapel Hill, N.C.; and a niece, Betty H. Long. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

LUTTINEN, NAOMI M., 77, of Tampa, and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Brian Center, Tampa. Born in Millville, she was a registered nurse and worked in several nursing homes in St. Petersburg and did private duty. She was a member of the Church of God. Survivors include two sons, Otis Baker, Nampa, Idaho, and John Hess, St. Petersburg; a daughter, Violet Luttinen; a sister, Helen Schenk, Tampa; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. C.

E. Prevatt Funeral Home, Tyrone Chapel.

MARTIN, MILDRED G., 81, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 12, 1993) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born in Medina, N.Y., she came here in 1985 from Jacksonville, N.C., where she retired as a tailor for the Marine Corps Exchange in 1977 and was senior regent of the Moose Chapter 1234. She was a Lutheran. Survivors include a daughter, Carol Curavo, St. Petersburg; two sons, Harold E., Jacksonville, N.C., and Richard L., Taylors, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.

McDONALD, JANICE LEA, 44, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 12, 1993) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She came here in 1958 from her native Rockford, Ill. She was a social worker for the state Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services in St. Petersburg. Survivors include her parents, Robert L. and Gladys McDonald of Madeira Beach; two sons, Christopher and Jason McDonald Veit of Lutz; a brother, Robert L. Jr., Tampa; four sisters, Sandra Chase, Joanne Cone and Mary Bracewell, all of Tampa, and Susan Johnson, LaVerne, Calif.; and a companion, Julia Christian, St. Petersburg. C.

E. Prevatt Funeral Home, Pinellas Park Chapel.

MERRIFIELD, GEORGE EDWARD, 76, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 11, 1993). Born in New York City, he came here in 1955 from Atlanta and was a lawyer. He was a Protestant. He was an Army veteran of World War II and served in the European Theater. He attended the Lincoln Academy in New Castle, Maine, and was a graduate of the University of North Carolina and Cumberland Law School, Tennessee. He was an avid sports fan. Survivors include three nephews and five nieces. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home, Largo.

REDISH, STEPHEN, 71, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 12, 1993). He came here in 1954 from his native Weirton, W.Va. He retired as an outboard mechanic for Johns Pass Marina and was a member of Central Christian Church. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a submarine tender in the South Pacific and a member of VFW Pinellas Park Post 4364 and DAV Sunshine City Post 9. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Dorothy Vance; two daughters, Deborah Vance and Martha Bowman of St. Petersburg; three brothers, Charles and George, both of Weirton, and Michael, Fort Lauderdale; four sisters, Mary Kuzma, Kate Mohnacky and Sophia Olenick, all of Weirton, and Ann Criss, Columbus, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Christopher Kuss, and Johnny and Stephen Bowman, all of St. Petersburg. John S. Rhodes, West Chapel, St. Petersburg.

REYNOLDS, WILLIAM C., 75, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at home. Born in Gadsden, Ala., he came here in 1990 from Clewiston. He was a school bus driver. Survivors include four daughters, Linda Johnson and Nancy Ledbetter, both of St. Petersburg, Patricia Walker, Pensacola, and Connie West, Belle Glade; three brothers, Johnny, Arcadia, Elbert, Clewiston, and Clyde, Glencoe, Ala.; a companion, Virginia Van Hoose, St. Petersburg; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Woodlawn Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

SIROIS, ANNA ELSIE, 77, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 12, 1993) at home. Born in Lowell, Mass., she came here in 1957 from Tewksbury, Mass., where she was an executive secretary for General Electric. She was a Catholic. Survivors include her husband, Louis B.; four sisters, Eileen Burke, Lowell, Alice McKenzie, Seminole, Agnes Lafreniere, Tewksbury, and Rita Dolan, St. Petersburg; two brothers, Francis James, Chelmsford, Mass., and Richard James, Derry, N.H.; and several nieces and nephews. Osgood-Cloud Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

Tarpon Springs

POUNDS, ETHEL B., 97, of Tarpon Springs, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Mease Hospital Countryside, Safety Harbor. She was born in Richmond Hill, N.Y., and came here in 1982 from Pompano Beach. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include a son, Harry, Kissimmee; a daughter, Nina Campbell, Tarpon Springs; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Padgett Funeral Home, Holiday.

WICH, FRANK J., 80, of Tarpon Springs, died Friday (June 11, 1993) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He came here in 1975 from his native Rock Island, Ill. He was a firefighter and worked 20 years for the Rock Island Fire Department. His memberships included St. Ignatius Catholic Church and Elks Lodge 1719, both in Tarpon Springs, Knights of Columbus Father Ferrnell Council, Holiday, Rock Island Eagles Lodge, Retired Illinois Fireman's Association and Palm Harbor Moose. Survivors include his wife, Lois; a daughter, Suzanne Eihl, Tokyo; a sister, Phyllis Jones, Rock Island; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Padgett Funeral Home, Holiday.

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