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CUSICK, MARY E., 84, of Port Richey, died Friday (Feb. 25, 1994) at HCA Bayonet Point/Hudson Medical Center. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., she came here 20 years ago from Peekskill, N.Y. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Robert, Massapequa, N.Y.; two daughters, Diane Cusick, Ossining, N.Y., and Nancy Conway, Dunwoodie, Ga.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Bell Funeral Home, Bayonet Point.

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DIERICKX, RAYMOND J., 75, of Holiday, died Thursday (Feb. 24, 1994) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. Born in Detroit, he came here 30 years ago from Grosse Pointe, Mich. He was a retired real estate broker and a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Grosse Pointe, and St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Tarpon Springs. He was a member of Elks Lodge 1045, the Lions Club and the Goodfellows. Survivors include a daughter, Jane Stevens, Grosse Pointe; a son, Lawrence J.; a brother, Thomas C.; two sisters, Helen Russell and Marian Peters; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. National Cremation Society, Holiday.

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DUKES, CHARLES FRANKLIN JR., 59, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (Feb. 26, 1994) at North Bay Medical Center. Born in Hoboken, Ga., he came here five years ago from Blackshear, Ga. He was a sales representative for Northwind Air Conditioning and a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Alaph; a son, Jimmy W. Murray, New Port Richey; a daughter, Debra Tippins, Blackshear; a brother, Jimmy, Hoboken; and eight grandchildren. Michels-Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.

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JONES, CATHERINE MARGARET, 66, of Hudson, died Thursday (Feb. 24, 1994) at HCA Bayonet Point/Hudson Medical Center. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here 14 years ago from New Jersey. She was a retired cafeteria employee for Northwest Elementary School, Hudson, and a member of St. James Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Robert; a daughter, Erin Jean Jones-Marusiak, Gainesville; a son, Robert Jr., New Jersey; and four grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Holiday.

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KOZIOLEK, GERALDINE ETHEL, 72, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (Feb. 26, 1994) at HCA New Port Richey Hospital. Born in Michigan City, Ind., she came here nine years ago from Grand Rapids, Mich. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 3195, Muskegon, Mich., and the Dennis Orloski Post, Polish Legion of American Veterans, New Port Richey. Survivors include her husband, Leonard; two sons, Stephen, Grand Rapids, and Richard, Orange Park; a daughter, Nancy Guthrey, Wyoming, Mich.; a brother, Robert Gehrke, Greenville, Mich.; and two grandsons. Michels-Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.

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McGRAW, CORALIE, 89, of Holiday, died Friday (Feb. 25, 1994) at Bay Tree Nursing Center. She came here 15 years ago from her native Superior, Wis. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and its Ladies Guild. There are no immediate survivors. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Holiday.

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RUFFLE, JAMES H., 79, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (Feb. 26, 1994) at Mease Hospital Dunedin. He came here 16 years ago from his native Webster, N.Y. He was a retired supervisor for Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y., and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9487 and American Legion 942, both of Webster, the Foreman's Club of Eastman Kodak Co, Rochester, and Seven Springs Country Club and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, both of New Port Richey. Survivors include his wife, Lucy L.; three sisters, Irene Gnage, Margaret Culligan, and Rita Witt, all of Webster; and several nieces and nephews. Morgan Funeral Home, New Port Richey.

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