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PINELLAS OBITUARIES

Clearwater

ALTAMURA, MARY E., 84, of Clearwater, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at Clearwater Community Hospital. She was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and came here in 1971 from Eastchester, N.Y. She was a member of Light of Christ Catholic Church, Clearwater, and a past member of the Italian American Club of Clearwater. Survivors include a son, Samuel, Eastchester; a daughter, Patricia DeBiase, Clearwater; a brother, Dominic Pezzella, Paramus, N.J.; a sister, Anna Holten, Eastchester; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

LECKIE, MILDRED E., of Clearwater, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at Bayview Gardens Retirement Community, Clearwater. She was born in Rockland, Maine, and came here in 1954 from Barrington, R.I. She was a member of Light of Christ Catholic Church, Clearwater. Survivors include a son, Arthur J., Barrington; two daughters, JoAnn M. Komiega, Warren, R.I., and Elizabeth F. VanAuken, Largo; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

Largo

CARROLL, MARY LEE, 83, of Largo, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at Northside Hospital, St. Petersburg. She came here in 1952 from her native Bainbridge, Ga. She was a member of Church of God of Prophecy, Palm Harbor. Survivors include her husband, Jessie; three sons, Ben Hill Carroll, West Bainbridge, Ga., Wayne Carroll, Palm Harbor, and Robert Carroll, Okeechobee; two daughters, Nellie Calhoun, Largo, and Bessie Hughes, Palm Harbor; a brother, Jack Hurley, Palm Harbor; a sister, Lula Clyde Croker, Moultrie, Ga.; 21 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Largo Chapel.

FRIEDLER, LEATH M., 67, of Largo, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at Largo Medical Center Hospital. She was born in Birmingham, Ala., and came here in 1967 from Atlanta. She worked as a receptionist for an insurance company. She was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church, Clearwater, and its women's society. Survivors include an aunt, Martha Chafee, Largo; and two cousins, Earl Chafee, Clearwater, and Sarah Kelley, St. Petersburg. Hubbell Funeral Home, Belleair Bluffs.

HEIM, EMMA L., 77, of Largo, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Largo Medical Center Hospital. She was born in Charleston, Mo., and and came here in 1967 from Cincinnati. She was a registered nurse and a veteran of the Army Nurse's Corps in World War II. Her memberships included St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Largo, and its women's guild, alumni association of the University of Tennessee, Retired Officers Association, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 11, Clearwater, Tennessee Board of Nursing, Nashville, and the national chapter of the Reserve Officers Association. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Judith Ann Goodheart, Tampa; two brothers, Jesse R. Farmer and Jack Farmer, both of Charleston; and two grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Largo Chapel.

HOYNE, RAYMOND E., 93, of Largo, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at home. He came here in 1958 from Arlington, Va., after retiring as a colonel from the Army. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was Presbyterian and a member of the alumni association of Iowa University and the Retired Officers Association. Survivors include his wife, Diane; a stepson, Gerard Beaulieu, Largo; and two nieces, Linda A. Lampe, Olathe, Kan., and Suzan Sweene, Evergreen, Colo. Hubbell Funeral Home, Belleair Bluffs.

LAUBENHEIMER, MABEL E., 83, of Largo, died Friday (June 18, 1993) at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg. She was born in Neenah, Wis., and came here in 1976 from Mount Prospect, Ill. She was a retired librarian and a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Largo. Survivors include two sons, Norman, Silver Spring, Md., and Peter, San Jose, Calif.; a daughter, Beth Larson, DeKalb, Ill.; a brother, Jack Bylow, Neenah; two sisters; Lydia Darnold, Largo, and Jeanette George, Enumclaw, Wash.; and nine grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

SCHOTTA, ROBERT R. JR., 75, of Largo, died Wednesday (June 16, 1993) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here in 1983 from West Haven, Conn. He was a former director of parks and recreation for the city of West Haven. He was an Army veteran and served with the "Flying Tigers," 5th Fighter Group, during World War II. He was a member of West Haven Elks Lodge and Palm Hill Country Club and a former board member of West Haven Community House. Survivors include his wife, Adele Chamberlain Schotta; two sons, Robert R., Warrenton, Va., and Stephen R., Atlanta; two daughters, Janet S. Murphy, Warrenton, and Christine S. Kehoe, West Haven; two sisters, Roberta Hanraty, Venice, Fla., and Violet Meola, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

North Redington

Beach

BLAUVELT, MILDRED V., 78, of North Redington Beach, died Thursday (June 17, 1993) at the Alhambra. She came here in 1967 from her native New York City, where she was a detective with the New York Police Department and worked in the department's special services. An undercover agent for eight years, she was a member of the NYPD's honor legion and was the first policewoman in New York to receive a citation for exceptional merit, according to her family. She was a Lutheran. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Osgood-Cloud Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

Oldsmar

NEWMAN, SAMUEL "CHIC," 71, of Oldsmar, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Mease Hospital Countryside, Safety Harbor. He came here in 1973 from his native New York City. He owned and operated a furniture store in the Bronx. He was a veteran of World War II and a prisoner of war. He was Jewish and a member of Disabled American Veterans Dunedin Chapter 103. Survivors include his wife, Katie; a son, Spencer, Atlanta; two daughters, Karol Sibley, Hollywood, Fla., and Karin Kaichen, Palm Harbor; and two granddaughters, Nancy Nix, Atlanta, and Stacey Newman, Colorado. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

Palm Harbor

RYAN, MARTIN R., 87, of Palm Harbor, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at Bay Tree Nursing Center, Palm Harbor. He was born in Churubusco, N.Y., and came here in 1985 from Kennebunk Beach, Maine. He was a graduate of St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., and worked for Roger La Viale textile sales and design company in New York City. His memberships included St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Tarpon Springs, Highland Lakes Homeowners Association and Highland Lakes Club, both in Palm Harbor. Survivors include his wife, Frederica W.; a daughter, Jo Ann Ivy, Sao Paulo, Brazil; a sister, Sister M. Michael Ryan, Wilmington, Del.; a brother, Leonard, Holyoke, Mass.; and two grandchildren, Laura Ivy and David Ivy Jr., both of Sao Paulo. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

Pinellas Park

ELLIOTT, JOHN, 42, of Pinellas Park, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Metropolitan General Hospital. He came here in 1974 from his native Brooklyn, N.Y., and attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Survivors include his mother, Sarah Elliott, Pinellas Park; four brothers, George and Frank of Pinellas Park, Joseph, Clearwater, and Alan, Brooklyn; and two sisters, Mary Piterilli, Pinellas Park, and Maria Foster, Tampa. International Chapels Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

SPEER, ROBERT C., 85, of Pinellas Park, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at Northside Hospital. He came here in 1973 from his native Pittsburgh, where he was a heating and air conditioning engineer. Survivors include his wife, Florence L.; a daughter, Madelon Speer, Pinellas Park; and three grandchildren. Osgood-Cloud Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

Seminole

HENN, ESTELLE D., 89, of Seminole, died Friday (June 18, 1993) at Seminole Nursing Pavilion. She came here in 1978 from her native Cincinnati. She was a Unitarian. Survivors include a son, Harold E. Henn, Jacksonville; a sister, Elizabeth M. Dury, Seminole; and a grandson, Harold E. Henn Jr., Mooresville, N.C. National Cremation Society, Largo.

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MANGRUM, JEREMY L., 19, of Seminole, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at the scene of an accident in Seminole when his motorcycle collided with a car. He was a native of St. Petersburg and a graduate of Northeast High School, St. Petersburg. Survivors include his mother, Linda L. Lacy, Seminole; his father, Norman L. Mangrum, Atlanta; a brother, Jesse L., Seminole; paternal grandparents, James and Polly Mangrum, Albertville, Ala.; maternal grandmother, Paulette Hilton, Pinellas Park; maternal grandfather, James Craig, Charleston, Ill.; and several aunts and uncles. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.

St. Petersburg

AMES, HARRIET F., 89, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at University General Hospital. She was born in Seneca, Ill., and came here in 1940 from Illinois. In St. Petersburg, she was the owner of Tropical Oaks Mobile Home Park. She was a Methodist. Survivors include a brother, William H. Bennett, Highland, Ind. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home, Seminole.

COLBURN, DAVID M., 41, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at home. He was born in Cushing, Okla., and came here in 1986 from Tulsa, Okla. He was a machinist. Survivors include his wife, Sylvia; two sons, Harley R. Colburn and Edward Crenshaw of St. Petersburg; his mother, Helen B. Colburn, and two brothers, John R. and Frank W., all of Tulsa; and a granddaughter. Memorial Park Funeral Home-Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

DOWNS, COTTEY PATRICK JONATHAN, infant son of Johnny and Jeannie S. Downs, 2525 Oakdale St. S, St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 18, 1993) at All Children's Hospital. Other survivors include his maternal grandmother, Bessie Stewart, and maternal great-grandmother, Mae Bell Harris, and his paternal grandparents, John and Joyce Downs, all of St. Petersburg. Smith Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

MURRAY, ANNIE W., 80, of 2326 11th St. S, St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 18, 1993) at South Heritage Nursing Center. She was born in Dawson, Ga., and came here in 1985 from Albany, Ga. She was a member of a Holiness church. Survivors include a daughter, Jimmie Nell Marchell, St. Petersburg; a sister, Annie Byrd, Albany; and three grandsons. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

NASH, HELEN J., 77, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and came here in 1956 from Shrewsbury, Mass. She was a Methodist. Survivors include two sons, George S., Worcester, Mass., and Robert J., Bartlett, Ill.; a daughter, Sharon N. Stogner, Tallahassee; a brother, John Lockhart, Wellesley, Mass.; a sister, Joyce Lynch, Worcester; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

VANDENBURGH, RAYMOND F., 74, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at Jacaranda Manor. He was born in Fall River, Mass., and came here 16 years ago from Long Island, N.Y. Locally, he was a maintenance man for the former Erwin Yacht Co. He was a Protestant. Survivors include two brothers, John, Gulfport, and William, Long Island; two sisters, Elizabeth Andrews, Pensacola, and Eleanor Jammen, Swansea, Mass.; and several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home, Gulfport.

St. Petersburg Beach

KRAUSS, MABEL M., 92, of St. Petersburg Beach, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She came here in 1952 from her native Sebewaing, Mich. She was owner of several motels and apartment buildings. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid Society. Survivors include two sons, Elmer J., Tampa, and Donald F., Birch Run, Mich.; a daughter, Virginia R. Miller, St. Petersburg Beach; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

South Pasadena

BURKE, ANNE R., 84, of South Pasadena, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital. She came here in 1969 from her native Brooklyn, N.Y., and was a former secretary for the Internal Revenue Service. She was a member of Congregation Beth Shalom, Gulfport, and Abe Ader Post 246 Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary. Survivors include her husband, retired Lt. Cmdr. Joseph; a son, Howard, Encino, Calif.; a sister, Sylvia Schwartz, Brooklyn; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Beth David Chapel, St. Petersburg.

Tarpon Springs

BONSER, ERIC H., 80, of Tarpon Springs, died Friday (June 18, 1993) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He came here after retiring as a sergeant with 29 years in the Army. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. Survivors include his wife, Ruby M., Tarpon Springs. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.

MORGAN, DELSIE A. MOUZOURAKIS, 78, of Tarpon Springs, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at home. She came here 50 years ago from her native Tampa. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Andrews Orthodox Church, New Port Richey. Survivors include two sons, James Mouzourakis, Tarpon Springs, and Cletos Mouzourakis, Burlington, Ky.; five brothers, Eddie Woehlk, Lakeland, Fred Woehlk, Crystal River, and Charlie Woehlk, Louis Woehlk and August Woehlk, all of Tampa; and two sisters, Eva Smith and Marie Best, both of Tampa. Padgett Funeral Home, Holiday.

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