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HILLSBOROUGH OBITUARIES

BLOOMER, DESSIE M., 90, of Tampa, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) in Tampa. She was born in Vienna, S.D., and moved to Tampa from Venice, Fla., in 1986. She was a retired quality control inspector for an ammunition factory, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Burlington, Iowa, and an associate member of Faith Lutheran Church in Sarasota. Survivors include a son, Glenn McCuen, Valparaiso; a stepson, Joseph Bloomer, Dallas; two daughters, Doris Perkins, Laurel, and Joe Anne Grunert, Tampa; a stepdaughter, Janice Brown, Wapello, Iowa; a brother, Robert Kincade, North Carolina; 28 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Curry and Son Funeral Home, Tampa.

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BRANTLEY, WILLIAM, 80, of Tampa, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at University Community Hospital. He was a native of Tampa, a route salesman and a Baptist. Survivors include a son, Brian Brantley, Tampa; a daughter, Joyce Free, Tampa; a brother, Robert William, Tampa; two sisters, Lola Mae Beard, Tampa, and Julia Haislop, Inverness; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Florida Mortuary-Loyless Chapel, Tampa.

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CHARLES, MADELINE W., 77, of Tampa, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at Memorial Hospital, Tampa. She was born in Ashland, Ill., and moved to Tampa from Sarasota in 1982. She was a cook for Maas Brothers and was a Methodist and member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include a son, Richard R. Morrow, Rochester, Ill.; two daughters, Wilma J. Rogers, Michigan Center, Mich., and Dorothy M. Bradley, Tampa; two brothers, Clifford Morris, Springfield, Ill., and Arnold Morris, California; a sister, Betty Blakeman, Springfield, Ill.; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Marsicano-B. Marion Reed-Stowers Funeral Homes, Tampa.

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COST, HORACE FREDERICK, 69, of Lutz, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) in Lutz. He was born in Baltimore and moved to the Tampa Bay area from there in 1977. He was employed with the U.S. government from 1963 to 1973, was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War and a Methodist. Survivors include his wife, Michela M. Cost, Lutz; two sons, Michael Cost, Tampa, and George Cost, Virginia Beach, Va.; two daughters, Eugenia Travis, Fort Lauderdale, and Margaret Goostree, Pensacola; and six grandchildren. F. T. Blount Co. Lutz-Land O'Lakes Chapel, Tampa.

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DIAMANTOPOULOS, RITA BELANGER, 76, of Cordova, Tenn., and formerly of Tampa, died Friday (March 4, 1994) in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in Winchendon, Mass., and lived in Tampa from 1936 to 1992 before moving to Tennessee. She was a homemaker and a member of the Ladies of the Elk, Tampa, and former board member of Florida Elks Children's Hospital, Umatilla. Survivors include a daughter, Judith Kuhlman, Cordova, Tenn.; three sisters, Blanche Gouslin, St. Mary's, Ga., Lucille Wheelen, Westminster, Mass., and Pauline Nylin, Rutland, Mass.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Curry and Son Funeral Home, Tampa.

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FEGENBUSH, CHARLES IRVIN "BUD," 85, of Wimauma, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at South Bay Hospital, Sun City Center. He was born in Fern Creek, Ky., and moved to the Tampa Bay area from there in 1927. He was a retired farmer and a member of Balm Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Veda Sweat Fegenbush; a son, Allen Fegenbush, Wimauma; two daughters, Becky Johnson and Edith "Edie" Brown, both of Wimauma; two sisters, Louise Shuman, Bradenton, and Verna Hendricks, New Albany, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Glass Funeral Home, Tampa.

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GLOVER, ARTHUR C., 86, of St. Petersburg and formerly of Tampa, died Friday (March 4, 1994) in St. Petersburg while under the care of Hospice of Florida Suncoast. He was born in Carter City, Tenn., and moved to Tampa from Tennessee 50 years ago. He was a retired cigarmaker. Survivors include two stepsons, Delmar Marley, St. Petersburg, and Ray Marley, Jacksonville, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Roel and Curry Funeral Home, Tampa.

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GONZALEZ, JOHN FROMENT, of Tampa, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) in Tampa. He was a native of Tampa, was a carpenter for a construction company, had served in the Army and was a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Anna Gonzalez, Tampa; three sons, David J., Peachie and Ricky Gonzalez, all of Tampa; a brother, Chick Gonzalez, Tampa; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. F. T. Blount Co. Nebraska Ave. Chapel, Tampa.

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GIAQUINTO, SHIRLEY D., 58, of Riverview, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) in Riverview. She was born in Hudson, N.Y., and moved to the Tampa Bay area from upstate New York 15 years ago. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Frank Giaquinto; a son, Anthony Scott, New York; four daughters, Donna Scott, Gibsonton, Shelly Scott, Kissimmee, Rose Scott, New York, and Kim Scott, Riverview; her parents, Edward and Charlotte Rossi, Gibsonton; a brother, Joseph Rossi, Gibsonton; a sister, Joan Gerlache, New York; and five grandchildren. Jennings Funeral Home, Tampa.

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RIGSBY, ALAN, 31, of Tampa, died Friday (March 4, 1994) in Tampa. He was a native of Tampa, a pump service technician for a well drilling company and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1903, Land O'Lakes. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Rigsby, Tampa; a daughter, Amy Rigsby, Tampa; his parents, Fate and Helen Rigsby, Tampa; a brother, Tommy Rigsby, Lutz; and three sisters, Denise Hamilton, Old Town, Ga., and Brenda Mathis and Karen Nolen, both of Tampa. F. T. Blount Co. Lutz Chapel.

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STANLEY, EDSON C., 81, of Tampa, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) in Tampa. He was born in Burke, N.Y., and moved to Tampa from New York 37 years ago. He was a salesman for a food service company and a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, Don Stanley, Lutz; three daughters, Dorothy Dew, Shirley Baker and Cynthia Ryan, all of Tampa; a sister, Marian Brandish, Tampa; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Garden of Memories-Myrtle Hill Funeral Home, Tampa.

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WHEATLEY, DOVENIA, 91, of Tampa, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) in Tampa. She was born in Plant City and was a lifelong resident of Tampa. She was a homemaker and a member of the Seminole Heights Baptist Church, the Pythian Sisters and the Order of the Eastern Star Trinity Chapter. Survivors include a son, Johnny C. Wheatley, Tampa; a daughter, Betty L. Clark, Del Rio, Tenn.; a sister, Laura Parker, Bartow; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. F.

T. Blount Co.-Nebraska Ave. Chapel.

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