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PINELLAS OBITUARIES

Clearwater

BLASEWITZ, CECILIA A., 72, of Clearwater, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. She was born in New York City, and came here in 1974 from Beltsville, Md. Survivors include her husband, Paul; three sons, Robert, New Jersey, Paul, Maryland, and Edward, Colorado; a daughter, Anne Dussault, Clearwater; a brother, Edward Francis, Clearwater; a sister, Margaret Morrison, New York; and five grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

DONBERGER, ELIZABETH "BETTY," 76, of Clearwater, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at home. She came here in 1979 from her native Warren, Pa. Survivors include her husband, William; a son, Jeffery, Bennett, Colo.; a daughter, Roxann VanOrd, Russell, Pa.; a brother, James A. Keller, Russell; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

DONOVAN, MAURICE J., 88, of Clearwater, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at Sunset Point Nursing Center, Clearwater. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here in 1988 from Tequesta. He worked as a sales representative for RCA Corp. He was a Catholic and a member of the Elks. Survivors include his wife, Elsie; a stepson, Norman Shier, Bethel Island, Calif.; a brother, Harold, New Jersey; two sisters, Mary Schneider, Tequesta, and Kathleen Sheehy, Irvington, N.J.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Sylvan Abbey Chapel, Clearwater.

EVANS, ANNIE P., 97, of Clearwater, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at Regency Oaks Nursing Center, Clearwater. She was born in Yorkshire, England, and came here in 1982 from Little Falls, Minn. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Ivy E. Shafer, Clearwater; and a grandchild. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Fort Harrison Chapel, Clearwater.

PARKER, H. DENNISON, 76, of Clearwater, died Thursday (June 17, 1993) at Highland Pines Nursing Manor, Clearwater. He was born in Bartow. He owned local radio station WTAN-FM 98.1. He was a Baptist. He was a past president of Florida Broadcasters Association, Downtown Clearwater Rotary Club and Clearwater Chamber of Commerce and a past exalted ruler of the Elks. Survivors include his wife, Dolores; four sons, George D. Long, Clearwater, Denny Parker, Fort Collins, Colo., and Eric Long and Brad Long, both of Sarasota; a daughter, Sharon Read, Atlanta; a brother, Chester, Winter Park; and five grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Sylvan Abbey Chapel, Clearwater.

ROYCE, JUNE G., of Clearwater, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at Clearwater Community Hospital. She came here in 1963 from her native Rochester, N.Y. She was a homemaker and a member of Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Dunedin. Survivors include a son, Jay P., Clearwater; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

WILLIAMS, LUCILLE J., of Clearwater, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at home. She was born in Gladstone, N.J., and came here in 1949 from Belleville, N.J. She was a teacher. Her memberships included First United Methodist Church, Daughters of the American Revolution Clearwater Chapter, Clearwater Library Board, Clearwater Women's Club and the Clearwater Women's Republican Club. Survivors include three nieces, Doris Roane, Clearwater, Grace Kelly, Tallahassee, and Virginia Williams, Palos Verdes, Calif.; and three nephews, Michael Johns, Clearwater, David Williams, Seminole, and William Williams, Taunton, Mass. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Fort Harrison Chapel, Clearwater.

Dunedin

RANKIN, HOMER LEWIS, 71, of Dunedin, formerly of Seminole, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Paris, Ky., and moved to Seminole in 1979 from Louisville, Ky. He moved to Dunedin several years ago. He retired from the Air Force and was a veteran of World War II. He was a Catholic. Survivors include two sons, David E., Largo, and Gerald L., Louisville; and two sisters, Nora Calldemeier, Louisville, and Pauline Mullins, Shepherdsville, Ky. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.

Largo

ADAMS, ALLAN FRANK, 84, of Largo, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at home. He was born in Chicago and came here in 1971 from Allen Park, Mich. He was a civil engineer and a quality control manager for Ford Motor Co., Rouge Plant, Dearborn, Mich. He was a member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Clearwater, and Indian Rocks Golf Club. He was a graduate of Wayne State University, Detroit. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen G.; a son, Michael A., Little Rock, Ark.; a daughter, Kathleen Markie, Richmond, Mich.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Largo Chapel.

BRAZELL, PEARLIE MAE, 102, of Largo, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Tarpon Health Care Center. She was born in Coffee County, Ala., and came here in 1953 from Bonifay. She was a seamstress and a Baptist. Survivors include a son, Mack R., Bell; two daughters, Della Griffin, Tarpon Springs, and Delma Tyler, Weeki Wachee; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. North-Meadowlawn Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.

DORAN, WALTER E., 84, of Largo, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at Largo Medical Center Hospital. He was born in Baldwinsville, N.Y. He worked as a New England district superintendent for Swift & Co. He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Largo. Survivors include a son, James E., Belleair Beach; two daughters, Mary Margaret Heffernan, Hudson, Mass., and Elizabeth Ann Robertson, Holliston; Mass.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Fort Harrison Chapel, Clearwater.

KELLEY, THOMAS J., 79, of Largo, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. He was born in Schenectady, N.Y., and came here in 1989 from Balston Spa, N.Y. He worked at the Navy Depot, Scotia, N.Y. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church, Largo. Survivors include his wife, Eileen; two sons, Scott, Dunedin, and Dan, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; two sisters, Ellen Kelley, Cobleskill, N.Y., and Mary Clark, Corry, Pa.; and two grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

PARSON, STEPHANIE LOUISE, 4 months, of Largo, died Saturday (June 19, 1993) at All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg. She was a native of Largo. Survivors include her mother, Mickey Parson, Largo; her father, Will Cooper; a brother, Jarvis A. Parson, Largo; and maternal grandparents, Lillie Mae and Louis Parson, Clearwater. Smith Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

North Redington Beach

APPELL, HARVEY ROBERT, 65, of North Redington Beach, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Crown Nursing Home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here in 1983 from the Boston area, where he was a motion picture distributor for 25 years. He was a graduate of New York University and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a life member of the Motion Picture Pioneer Association and a former member of Motion Picture Club of America, Revere Lodge AF&AM, Boston, and Will Rogers Association. Active with B'nai B'rith, Natick, Mass., he was a member of Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley, Mass. Survivors include his wife, Rita; a son, Steven, Newton, Mass.; two daughters, Susan Brown, Ashland, Mass., and Deborah Loventhal, Sharon, Mass.; and three grandchildren. American Burial & Cremation Service, Dunedin.

Palm Harbor

SCHWALM, BARBARA, 76, of Palm Harbor, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at Mease Hospital Countryside, Safety Harbor. She was born in Muncie, Ind., and came here in 1978 from Rochester, Mich. She was a registered nurse. She was a lieutenant in the Army during World War II. Survivors include a son, Douglas; and a daughter, Darlene Schwalm, Palm Harbor. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

St. Petersburg

BARR, THOMAS L., 70, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Metropolitan General Hospital. He was born in Arnot, Pa., and came here in 1967 from Elmira, N.Y. He was a truck driver for Eckerd Drugs in Largo for 18 years and was a member of Moose Lodge 1145, St. Petersburg. Survivors include his wife, Bernice W.; a son, Donald L. Kinkade, Seminole; two sisters, Margaret Estelle and Doris Kinkade, Elmira; a grandson; and a niece and nephew. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

BONACCI, MARY E. BAGLEY "MAE," 76, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at her son's home. She came here in 1968 from her native Newton, Mass. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Joseph M., St. Petersburg; three daughters, Mary K. Bonacci, Burlington, Mass., Gail B. McQuarrie, Derby, Vt., and Jane E. Bonacci, Framingham, Mass.; a sister, Catherine Russell, Newton; and three brothers, John, James and David Bagley, all of Florida. International Chapels Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

CUMMINGS, ELIZABETH F., 84, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at Colonial Care Center. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here in 1964 from Queens Village, N.Y. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Ludovico, Saranac Lake, N.Y.; a son, James A., Whittier, Calif.; and five grandchildren. Thomas J. Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

DAVIS, JAY CARL, 95, of Holiday and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Riverside Hospital. Born in Port Jefferson, N.Y., he lived here before moving to Holiday in 1963. He was a former draftsman in the engineering department of Westinghouse and a member of the Florida Sheriffs Association. He was featured in a 1979 Times story about his invention of a moped outfitted with a raft that he used daily to fish on the Anclote River. Survivors include a nephew, Lewis, Setauket, N.Y. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Holiday.

DIETZ, OWEN OSBURNE JR., 75, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at home. He was born in Richmond, Va., and came here in 1958 from Longmont, Colo. He was a radio announcer and an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II. He was a Baptist. Survivors include three sons, Owen O. III, California, Daniel, St. Marys, W.Va., and Owen P., St. Petersburg; two daughters, Sharon, Phoenix, Ariz., and Kari L. Dietz, Williamstown, W.Va.; a brother, Robert, Aberdeen, Md.; a sister, Jean Moss Dietz, Adelphi, Md.; and four grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.

GAMELIN, MARION L., 84, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 18, 1993) at Whitehall Nursing Home. She came here in 1971 from her native Munising, Mich. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Victoria Hardley, Traverse City, Mich.; a son, Leon, Hulbert, Mich.; two sisters, Lois Landschoot and Leona Searles, Michigan, and three grandchildren. Alan R. McLeod Funeral Directors, St. Petersburg.

KRASNIEWICZ, LOUIS R., 74, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. He was born in New York City and came here in 1964 from Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y. Locally, he was a maintenance worker for the Parks Department of St. Petersburg Beach. He was a member of Church of the Transfiguration. Survivors include his wife, Pauline; two brothers, Frank and Thomas, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and two sisters, Wanda Larsen, Babylon, N.Y., and Harriett, Arizona. John S. Rhodes, West Chapel, St. Petersburg.

LUBKEMAN, EMMA, 84, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at the Alhambra. She was born in Lithuania and came here in 1976 from Bristol, Wis. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. Survivors include a son, Dieter Petrikewitz, St. Petersburg; a daughter, Gertrude Haus, Chicago; three sisters; and four grandchildren. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

MATHERS, DORIS I., 94, of Conneaut, Ohio, and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) in Kingsville, Ohio. Born in Conneaut, she lived here until returning there in 1978. She was a French teacher in Ohio and worked in real estate in St. Petersburg. Survivors include a niece, Susanne Robidoux, Cambridge, Ohio; and five nephews. Marcy Funeral Home, Conneaut, Ohio.

McGUIGAN, DANIEL ALEXANDER, infant son of Reginald A. McGuigan and Pamela D. Lempicki of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Other survivors include his paternal grandfather, Reginald McGuigan, Pontiac, Mich.; his paternal grandmother, Vicki Nuzzo, Treasure Island; and his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Joanne Lempicki, Lavonia, Mich. Thomas J. Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

PETRONIS, EDITH E., 64, of Easton, Md., and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Memorial Hospital, Easton. Born in Huntington, N.Y., she lived here from 1971 to 1989, when she moved to Talbot County, Md. In 1980, her Park Street residence, Casa Coe da Sol, was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Survivors include her husband, Henry W.; two daughters, Laurie Petronis, Philadelphia, and Amy P. Rand, Landenberg, Pa.; and a grandson, Henry W. Rand, Huntington Station, N.Y. Newman Funeral Home, Easton, Md.

STOLP, CHARLES M., 89, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born in Chicago, he came here in 1985 from Syracuse, N.Y., where he was a tool maker for General Electric for more than 20 years. He was an Episcopalian. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Arlene; four sons, David, Camillius, N.Y., Derek, Hingham, Mass., John, Baldwinsville, N.Y., and Anthony, Liverpool, N.Y.; a daughter, Carole Reed, St. Petersburg; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

VANTINE, DORIS E., 59, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. She was born in Ticonderoga, N.Y., and came here in 1987 from Ansonia, Conn. She was a cashier/server in a school cafeteria. Locally, she was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Lloyd; two sons, Michael, Seymour, Conn., and William, Ansonia; two daughters, Jennie Jones, Charlottesville, Va., and Gail Brewster, Ansonia; her mother, Jennie Rice, Ticonderoga; two brothers, Larry Crammond, Ticonderoga, and Gerald Crammond, Silver Bay, N.Y.; three sisters, Leah Murray, Ticonderoga, Elizabeth Bougor, Bridgeport, N.Y., and Norma Hampel, Dothan, Ala.; and seven grandchildren. All Faiths Funeral Home & Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

Seminole

CHRISTENSEN, BETTY JAYNE, 76, of Seminole, died Monday (June 21, 1993) at home. She was born in Pittsburgh and came here in 1974 from Crystal Lake, Ill. She was a teacher and taught fifth and sixth grades for the Crystal Lake school district. She was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church, Seminole, and a graduate of the University of Illinois. Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Robert F.; a son, Robert F. Jr., Summerland, Calif.; a daughter, Betty Jayne Pierron, East Grand Rapids, Mich.; and three grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.

South Pasadena

CHRISTMAN, MADELYN H., 87, of South Pasadena, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital emergency room. She was born in Philadelphia and came here in 1987 from Londonderry, N.H. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, St. Petersburg Beach. Survivors include a son, John J., Tierra Verde; four grandchildren, John J., Fremont, Calif., Thomas A., Pasadena, Calif., Paul E., Bethesda, Md., and Lauren M. Christman, Seattle; and three great-grandchildren. Thomas J. Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

Tarpon Springs

PATEL, ASHOK J., 39, of Tarpon Springs, died Sunday (June 20, 1993) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He was born in Nairobi, Kenya, and came here in 1988 from New Jersey. He was a co-owner of a retail video store. He was a Hindu. Survivors include his wife, Padma A.; his mother, Taraben A. Patel; a brother, Bharat J.; and a sister, Jaimini M. Patel. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

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