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PINELLAS OBITUARIES

Bay Pines

McCLINTOCK, ROBERT W., 76, of Bay Pines, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in County Donegal, Ireland, and came here in 1957 from Narberth, Pa. He was an auto claims handler and an Army veteran. Survivors include two brothers, Thomas and Alexander, both of Pennsylvania. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

Clearwater

CARLSON, CLARK E., 84, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (Feb. 23, 1994) at Palm Garden of Clearwater. He was born in Minneapolis and came here in 1968. He worked for McGraw Hill Co. and Johnson & Johnson. He was a member of Summit City Lodge 170 F&AM in Fort Wayne, Ind. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Florence; a sister, Evelyn Lund, Santa Barbara, Calif.; and a nephew, Eric Wells, Tampa. Hubbell Funeral Home, Belleair Bluffs.

CRANE, ELLA P., 85, of Clearwater, died Tuesday (March 1, 1994) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. She was born in Hopewell, Pa., and came here in 1984 from California. She was a Presbyterian and a member of Order of Eagles 3452. Survivors include a son, Roy Devaney, California; two brothers, J.

R. Malloy, California, and Edward Malloy, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Sarah Severing and Edith Eckelberger, both of Coraopolis, Pa.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Pearson Woody Funeral Home, Clearwater.

HUTCHISON, WILLIAM JOHN, 99, of Clearwater, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at North Bay Medical Center, New Port Richey. He was born in New York City and came here in 1960 from River Edge, N.J. He was a mechanic and worked at Wright Aeronautical in Paterson, N.J. He was an Army veteran of World War I and a member of American Legion Turner-Brandon Post 7, Clearwater. Survivors include two daughters, Eileen Kishnam, Spring Hill, and Maureen Bertoni, Safety Harbor; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Sylvan Abbey Chapel, Clearwater.

PAGE, CLARENCE E., 78, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (March 2, 1994) at Clearwater Convalescent Center. He was born in Memphis, Tenn., and came here in 1974 from Rockville, Md. He worked as a division manager for Sears, Roebuck and Co. Survivors include his wife, Ruby; four daughters, Peggy Smith, Largo, Jean Page, Gaithersburg, Md., Carolyn Chapman, Rockville, and Doris Doonan, Damascus, Md.; a brother, Frank Page, Mississippi; a sister, Camille Davis, Sherwood, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Moesworth Funeral Home, Damascus.

SCHIMERHORN, LINDA, 90, of Clearwater, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at Country Place of Clearwater. She came here in 1973 from her native Ontario, N.Y. She was a member of High Point United Methodist Church, Largo, Order of Amaranth, Wallworth, N.Y., and Order of the Eastern Star, Ontario. Survivors include a daughter, Jane E. Penders, Webster, N.Y.; a son, Donald, Ontario; two granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren. John S. Rhodes East Chapel, St. Petersburg.

SIEVERT, SEVASTI "BABS," 67, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (March 2, 1994) at home. She was a Tarpon Springs native and a lifelong resident of Pinellas County. She worked as a clerk and secretary for General Telephone Electronics, Clearwater. She was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Tarpon Springs. Survivors include her husband, Hazen; three brothers, Pete G. Krouskos, Clearwater, and Nick G. Krouskos and Mike G. Krouskos, both of Tarpon Springs; and several nephews. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

TAYLOR, AGNES J., 86, of Clearwater, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at Clearwater Community Hospital. She was born in Duluth, Minn., and came here three years ago from St. Cloud, Minn. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. Survivors include her husband, Frank J. National Cremation Society, Largo.

TESSMANN, ALFRED H., 84, of Clearwater, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at home. He was born in Minnesota and came here in 1978 from Marietta, Ga. He was a vice president of operations for Alcan Cable Co. of Montreal. He was a Lutheran. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis E.; two sons, Paul J., Nashville, Tenn., and John D., Lookout Mountain, Tenn.; two daughters, Elizabeth A. Tessmann and Patricia A. Harrison, both of Chapel Hill, N.C.; a sister, Ruth Thompson, Hanover, Pa.; and 10 grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Sylvan Abbey Chapel, Clearwater.

WELSH, AHERN D., 41, of Dover, formerly of Clearwater, died Wednesday (March 2, 1994) at home. He came here in 1990 from his native La Crosse, Wis., where he owned Welsh Industrial Services. He recently moved to Dover. He was a Kentucky colonel and a member of American Association of Security Administrators and Ellis Island Statue of Liberty Restoration Committee. He attended Viterbo College, La Crosse. Survivors include his mother, Velma H. "Mattie" Welsh, La Crosse; a sister, Dolores V. DuBois, Hager City, Wis.; three brothers, Gerald E., La Crosse, Earl J., Onalaska, Wis., and Francis T., Woodbury, Minn.; and two aunts. Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home, La Crosse, Wis.

WILEMAN, JOSEPH T., 82, of Clearwater, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at home. He was born in Altoona, Pa., and came here in 1979 from Philadelphia, where he worked 35 years as a school administrator for Girard College. He was a Methodist. His memberships included the Elks Lodge, Masonic Lodge 181, Altoona, and Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa. Survivors include his wife, Florence; two sons, Dr. Joseph L., Stafford, Va., and William R., Fairbanks, Alaska; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. National Cremation Society, Largo.

Crystal Beach

DEARY, WILLIAM M., 98, of Crystal Beach, died Wednesday (March 2, 1994) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He was born in England and came here in 1952 from Pontiac, Mich. He was a painter and an English army veteran. He was a past president of Crystal Beach Community Association and a member of Crystal Beach Community Church, Crystal Aires Barber Shop Group and Esperanto Society. Survivors include a son, William M. Jr., Galesburg, Mich.; three daughters, Kathleen Williams, Crystal Beach, Barbara Hagberg, Pontiac, and Mildred Lacy, Ortonville, Mich.; a sister, Margaret Coe, England; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.

Dunedin

GIORDANO, CHARLES P., 82, of Dunedin, died Friday (March 4, 1994) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Pittston, Pa., and came here in 1970 from Royal Oak, Mich. He was a tool maker, a graduate of Henry Ford Trade School and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Dunedin. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Helen P.; two daughters, Joyce M. Sutherland, St. Petersburg, and Norma L. Schuh, Eden Prairie, Minn.; two sons, Richard S., New Port Richey, and Michael S., Hermiston, Ore.; six brothers, Angelo Jordan, Belleair Bluffs, Russell Giordano and Sam Giordano, both of Livonia, Mich., Louis Gordon, Phoenix, Joe Giordano, Madison Heights, Mich., and Ernest Giordano, Royal Oak; and five grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

HAYWARD, HARRY C., 88, of Altamonte Springs, formerly of Dunedin, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at Stanford Center, Altamonte Springs. He was born in England and came here in 1970 from Chicago. He was a machinist and worked for Vogel Tool and Die Co., Stone Park, Ill. He was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, Maitland. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen; four sons, David, Maitland, Cyril, Oak Park, Ill., Donald, Keeneyville, Ill., and Frank, Streamwood, Ill.; three daughters, Marie "Dolly" Carlo, Dunedin, Margaret McConachie, Westchester, Ill., and Barbara Toepper, Bloomingdale, Ill.; and 27 grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

Gulfport

BRISSON, JOSEPH L., 37, of Gulfport, died Tuesday (March 1, 1994) at Bayfront Medical Center. He was born in Putnam, Conn., and was a painting contractor here for more than 15 years. He was a member of St. Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in Putnam. Survivors include his mother, Susie Brisson, Putnam; three brothers, William E., Worcester, Mass., James A., Danielson, Conn., and John O. III, Moosup, Conn.; four sisters, Linda M. Olander, Pomfret Center, Conn., Deborah A. Mayhew, Stroudsburg, Pa., and Sandra L. Vassar and Donna L. Nason, both of Putnam; 10 nephews; eight nieces; and a companion, Jeffery S. Ammons, Gulfport. Bay Pines Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

SABIEL, HAZEL MAE, of Gulfport, died Saturday (Feb. 26, 1994) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She was born in New Jersey and was a supervisor in a packaging company. Survivors include a son, Jeff R., St. Petersburg. Bay Pines Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

Largo

ANDRONEY, GEORGE JR., 64, of Largo, died Friday (March 4, 1994) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Canada and came here in 1971 from Rantoul, Ill. He retired from the Air Force as a staff sergeant. Survivors include a son, Greg, Arden, N.C.; two daughters, Adrianne Samartino, Largo, and Heather Langley, Moorpark, Calif.; his mother, Florence Androney, Canada; a brother, Jack, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; a sister, Mary Murphy, Raleigh, N.C.; and four grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home and Crematory, Seminole.

BEEGHLY, HERBERT, 83, of Largo and Trotwood, Ohio, died Monday (Feb. 28, 1994) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. He was born in Montgomery, Ohio, and had been a winter resident of Largo several years. He was a quality control specialist for Defense Electronic Supply Store. Survivors include his wife, Glenna. Ambassador Mortuary Service, Oldsmar.

HAFENBRACK, INGA LOUISE, 103, of Palm Harbor, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at Bay Tree Nursing Center, Palm Harbor. She was born in Marinette, Wis., and came here in 1978 from Flint, Mich. She was a secretary for an electrical contractor and was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Flint. Survivors include two sons, Chris, Aiken, S.C., and David, Muskegon, Mich.; a daughter, Lucille Pollard, Largo; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

PIANTANIDA, PETER A., 76, of Largo, died Wednesday (March 2, 1994) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Jersey City, N.J., and came here last year from Lakewood, N.J. He was a machinist and worked 30 years for White Metal Co., Hawthorne, N.J. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a recipient of a Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9643, Fairway Village Association and American Association of Retired Persons. Survivors include a son, Peter, Ringwood, N.J.; a stepson, Edward Williams, Old Bridge, N.J.; a brother, Andy, Largo; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, Toms River, N.J.

Madeira Beach

DMITTRYAN, WILLIAM, 77, of Madeira Beach, died Sunday (Feb. 27, 1994) at St. Anthony's Hospital. He was born in New York City and came here in 1958 from Brooklyn, N.Y. He was an auto parts salesman at Montgomery Ward, St. Petersburg, for 17 years. Before that, he was owner of Murphy's Motel on U.S. 19. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and Building Owners Association, both of Madeira Beach, and was a Catholic. Survivors include a sister, Mary Hicks, Kenneth City; a niece, Geraldine Musella, New Hyde Park, N.Y.; and a nephew, Stephen Kochick, Long Beach, N.Y. Bay Pines Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

Oldsmar

BURDICK, JESSIE R., 85, of Oldsmar, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at home. She was born in DeRuyter, N.Y., and came here in 1969 from Syracuse, N.Y. She was an insurance underwriter and a member of Christ Chapel, Tampa. Survivors include a companion, Ola Mae VanDette, Oldsmar. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar.

Palm Harbor

KEEHL, JAMES C., 75, of Palm Harbor, died Friday (March 4, 1994) at West Bay Nursing Center, Oldsmar. He was born in Romulus, Mich., and came here in 1980 from Clinton, Mich., where he owned Keehl Printing. He was a Roman Catholic and a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include two sons, Gary, Bakersfield, Calif., and James, Wichita, Kan.; a daughter, Linda Betzoldt, Tecumseh, Mich.; five sisters, Agnes C. Brown, Wayne, Mich., Theresa C. Seimtkowski, Romulus, Mary Anne Juergens, St. Clair Shores, Mich., Dorothy Whise, Westland, Mich., and Eleanor G. Hartman, Hopkins, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Dunedin Chapel.

SORENSEN, LOUIS HAURITZ, 73, of Palm Harbor, died Tuesday (March 1, 1994) at home. He was born in Chicago and came here in 1986 from Niles, Ill. He worked 44 years for Motorola in Schaumburg, Ill. He also worked for Easy Camping, Maywood, Ill. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II and a member of Lutheran Church of the Palms, Palm Harbor. Survivors include his wife, Jean; a son, Robert, Mill Valley, Calif.; and a sister, Anna Hansen, Palm Harbor. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

Pinellas Park

CARTER, VIOLA F., 71, of Pinellas Park, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She was born in Nocatee and came here in 1944 from Charleston, S.C. She was owner and operator of a local motel and service station. She was a Baptist. Survivors include a daughter, Evelyn Robertson, Pinellas Park; two sisters, Vivian Bacon and Leona Sands, both of Glennville, Ga.; a brother, Galen Allen, Davenport; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial Park Funeral Home-Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

Safety Harbor

ADAMS, HARRIET R., 68, of Safety Harbor, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at home. She was born in Binghamton, N.Y., and came here in 1957 from Clark Summit, Pa. She was a homemaker, a graduate of Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., and a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church of Dunedin. Survivors include her husband, Robert; a son, James T., Tulsa, Okla.; two daughters, Karen H. Montgomery, Greensboro, N.C., and Martha R. Miller, Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Harold A. Read Jr., Vermont; and four grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

St. Petersburg

BALL, EUGENIA R., of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (March 2, 1994) at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank, N.J. She was born in Paterson, N.J., and had spent summers in Wanamassa, N.J., and Ocean Grove, N.J., while living in St. Petersburg. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Ocean Grove Woman's Club and the Historical Society, all in Ocean Grove, and was a 25-year member of the Auditorium Choir there. Survivors include a son, Horace L., Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Evelyn M. Michel, Little Silver, N.J.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Ocean Grove Memorial Home, Ocean Grove, N.J.

CELLI, MARIE T., 81, of St. Petersburg and Pittsburgh, died Friday (March 4, 1994) at Bay Pointe Nursing Pavillion. Born in Steubenville, Ohio, she was a seasonal resident here since 1988 from Pittsburgh. She was a Catholic. Survivors include a daughter, Rachel Pelusi, St. Petersburg; a sister, Virginia Johnston, Pittsburgh; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home, Gulfport.

HARTMAN, EVELYN F., 86, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (Feb. 18, 1994) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She was born in London and came here many years ago. Survivors include a niece, Angela Barnes, Channel Islands, Britain. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.

HURST, ALICE, 79, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (March 2, 1994) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. She was born in Utica, N.Y., and came here in 1962 from Bristol, Conn. Locally, she retired as a clerk from Palms of Pasadena Hospital. She was a member of Central Christian Church. Survivors include a sister, Florence Kitchen, Plymouth, Mich.; several nieces and nephews; and several grandnieces and grandnephews. Thomas J. Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

HURT, CLYDE W., 77, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at Wright's Nursing Home, Largo. He was born in Beaumont, Ky., and came here in 1977 from Pennsauken, N.J. He retired as a carpenter and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Ida F.; and a son, Charles, and four grandchildren, Nicole, John, Joseph and Michael Hurt, all of Fort Myers. Raymond M. Hook & Son Funeral Home, Seminole.

ROSE, ROBERT E., 56, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital. He was born in Jersey City, N.J., and came here in 1980 from Cape Coral. He was a self-employed general contractor and president of Associated Construction Management Services for 16 years. He was a member of the Caledonian Society of Southwest Florida and an arbitrator for American Arbitration Association. A 32nd-degree Mason, he was a member of the Scottish Rite, Tampa, and a drum major for St. Andrew's Pipe Band. He belonged to St. Mark's United Methodist Church, St. Petersburg. Survivors include two sons, John D., St. Petersburg, and Robert T., Greensboro, N.C.; his mother, Ellen Rose, and a sister, Ellen L. Rose, both of Paradise Valley, Pa.; three brothers, Edward M. III, Warren, N.J., Eric B., West Orange, N.J., and Michael T., Verona, N.J.; six grandchildren; and a companion of 10 years, Darlene Vestal, St. Petersburg. All Faiths Funeral Home & Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

South Pasadena

DENNIS, RICHARD W., 95, of South Pasadena, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital. He was born in Norfolk, England, and came to the United States in 1910. He came here in 1959 from Richville, N.Y., where he retired after 15 years as owner of a Pontiac dealership. In his earlier years, he worked as a farmer and a milk deliveryman and was a car salesman for nine years in Gouverneur, N.Y. Survivors include three daughters, Edna Day, Gulfport, Eveleen Mazurowski, Louisville, Ky., and Laura Pelo, St. Petersburg; a sister, Ethel Liscum, Fort Myers; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Petersburg Beach.

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