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PINELLAS OBITUARIES

Clearwater

BARTON, IRENE MARY, 85, of Clearwater, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at Countryside Place of Clearwater nursing home. She was born in Albany, N.Y., and came here from Brooklyn, N.Y. She was a homemaker and a member of Light of Christ Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Richard Barton, Albany, Ga.; two daughters, Irene Barton, Clearwater, and Alice Prymula, Ocean Springs, Miss.; several nieces and nephews; and seven grandchildren. Christian Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

CRISP, PAUL H., 89, of Clearwater, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at home. He was born in Lenoir, N.C., and came here in 1965 from Franklin, N.C. He was a retired civil servant. Survivors include a son, Paul H. Jr., New Smyrna Beach; a daughter, Teresa C. Clark, Clearwater; a brother, Charles, Chapel Hill, N.C.; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. National Cremation Society, Largo.

DOKKEN, ESPERANCE "EPPIE," 75, of Clearwater, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at home. She was born in Belgrade, Minn., and came here in 1960 from Minnesota. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Vernon L.; two sons, Lyle, Dunedin, and Wayne, Clearwater; two daughters, Karn Hunt, Tarpon Springs, and Cheryl Young, Ozona; and five grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

JONES, VIRGINIA K., 84, of Clearwater, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at home. She was born in Meadville, Pa., and came here in 1952 from Pittsburgh. She owned Twin Palms Mobile Home Court, Clearwater, and was a charter member of Highland Presbyterian Church, Largo. Survivors include four sons, Earl and Allan, both of Clearwater, Daniel, Wilmore, Ky., and Ross, Knoxville, Ky.; a daughter, Esther Albanese, Dunedin; a sister, Roberta Hersko, Pittsburgh; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

RANDOL, LUCILE TROTT, 87, of Clearwater, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at Highland Pines Nursing Center, Clearwater. She was born in Fallston, N.C., and came here in 1920 from North Carolina. She was a teacher in the Pinellas County school system for 25 years and was a member of several retired teachers' organizations. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Tom, Hollywood, Calif., and three sisters, Matilda Trott, Eloise Worden, and Ruth Koontz, all of Clearwater. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

REAGAN, LUCILLE L. "LOU," 86, of Clearwater, died Tuesday (March 8, 1994) at Central Park Lodge, Clearwater. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here in 1952 from Long Island, N.Y. She was a fashion model for the Garment Center, New York City, and a member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Clearwater. Survivors include her husband of 66 years, John; a daughter, Janet M. Moon, Clearwater; several nieces and nephews; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Rhodes Funeral Directors, Druid Chapel, Clearwater.

STROM, JOHN, 87, of Clearwater, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Mease Continuing Care Center, Dunedin. He was born in Norway and came here in 1971 from Chicago. He was a hoisting engineer, a Lutheran and a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Myrtle; a son, Donald, Boca Raton; a sister, Borghild Rio, Norway; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

STROMER, TERESA A., 88, of Clearwater, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. She was born in Chicago and came here in 1973 from Westchester, Ill. She was an office worker for Western Electric Co., Cicero, Ill. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Largo. Survivors include a nephew, Robert Drefs, Delavan, Wis. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

WRIGHT, HELEN M., 91, of Clearwater, died Friday (March 4, 1994) at home. She was born in Chicago and came here in 1972 from Park Forest, Ill. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Clearwater. Survivors include a son, John, Frankfort, Mich.; a daughter, Betty Serio, Clearwater; a grandson, Robert Dinwiddie, Palm Harbor; a granddaughter, Millicent Wright, Biddeford, Maine; and a great-granddaughter. National Cremation Society, Largo.

YOUNGS, EARLE W., 86, of Clearwater, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at home. He was born in Walden, N.Y., and came here in 1957 from Stratford, Conn. He was a district manager for Associate Discount Corp. He was a Protestant and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Clearwater Lodge 127 F&AM, Pyramid Temple Shrine, Milford, Conn., Scottish Rite Valley of Bridgeport, Stratford, Conn., American Legion Post 7, Clearwater, and Rainbow Division Veterans Association. Survivors include his wife, Lillian; a brother, Jack, Clearwater; and a sister, Marian Nichols, Binghamton, N.Y. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Fort Harrison Chapel, Clearwater.

Largo

FULLER, W. DAN, 95, of Largo, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Oak Manor Health Care Center, Largo. He was born in Melbourne, Ky., and came here in 1968 from Highland Heights, Ky. He was a salesman for Commonwealth of Kentucky insurance company. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Largo. Survivors include a son, William, and a granddaughter, Miriam Fuller, both of Cold Spring, Ky. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Largo Chapel.

HARRIS, ROBERT H., 67, of Largo, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at home. He came here in 1977 from his native Latrobe, Pa., where he was a steel worker for Latrobe Steel Corp. He was a member of Indian Rocks Baptist Church and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was 6th District Chaplain for the Disabled American Veterans, Florida, and chaplain of Disabled American Veterans Post 11. He was a member of St. Petersburg Moose Lodge and of Tides Bath Club, Redington Beach. Survivors include his wife, Frances; two sons, Robert M., Silver Spring, Md., and Jonathan W., St. Petersburg; a daughter, Wanda M. Harris, Wolfeboro, N.H.; three brothers, Floyd R. Jr., Bristol, Tenn., Charles, Louisiana, and Theodore W., Washington, Pa.; and five grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

KILLPATRICK, EDYTHE F., 90, of Largo, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at Largo Medical Center Hospital. She was born in Philadelphia and came here in 1982 from Medford Lakes, N.J. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks. Survivors include two sons, John, Seminole, and William, Haddonfield, N.J.; and five grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

WIERZBICKI, STELLA T., 71, of Largo, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at Largo Medical Center Hospital. She was born in Poland and came here in 1981 from Rutherford, N.J. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Joseph T.; two sons, Robert F., Doylestown, Pa., and Stanley J., Clinton, Mass.; two daughters, Christine Butler, Morristown, N.J., and Diane Riccardo, Kings Park, N.Y.; and four grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home and Crematory, Seminole.

North

Redington Beach

ALLEN, GEORGE AUGUSTINE, 74, of North Redington Beach, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at home. Born in Salisbury, R.I., he came here in 1982 from West Warwick, R.I., and was a foreman for the New England Telephone & Telegraph and a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. An Army sergeant, he served during World War II. He was a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Mary "Loretta" Allen; four sons, George A., Portsmouth, R.I., Earl E., Gloucester, R.I., Steven C., Henderson, Nev., and Donald J., Houston; two daughters, Donna Jean McFarland and Rosemary McNulty, both of Largo; two brothers, Leo, Warwick, R.I., and Hugh J., Bristol, R.I.; a sister, Marion Jackson, Warwick; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home, Seminole.

Oldsmar

ROBERTS, WILLIAM D. "BILL," 78, of Oldsmar, died Tuesday (March 8, 1994) at home. He was born in Nanto Glo, Pa., and came here in 1979 from Alexandria, Va. He was an Air Force master sergeant. He was a Mason and a member of Scottish Rite, Pennsylvania, Egypt Temple Shrine, Tampa, and Eastlake Woodlands Homeowners Association. Survivors include his wife, Edith. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

Palm Harbor

BEATTIE, ROBERT JAMES, 40, of Palm Harbor, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Mease Hospital Dunedin. He came here in 1992 from his native Somerville, Mass. He was an Army veteran, a Catholic and a member of the American Legion Clearwater post. Survivors include his parents, Robert M. and Agnes T. Beattie; two brothers, John Beattie, Somerville, and Douglas Beattie, Round Rock, Texas; and a sister, Laura Horgan, Palm Harbor. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

BILES, E. THOMAS, 77, of Palm Harbor, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and came here in 1984 from Tonawanda, N.Y. He owned Niagara Park Cleaners, Tonawanda. He was a member of the Kirk of Dunedin Church. He was a member of Elks Lodge 860, North Tonawanda, and the Lake Tarpon Mobile Home Village Association. Survivors include his wife, Dolores; a son, Thomas, Palm Harbor; a daughter, Susan English, Lutz; and three grandchildren. American Burial and Cremation Service, Palm Harbor.

DETWEILER, MARIE S., 84, of Palm Harbor, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at HCA New Port Richey Hospital. She was born in Easton, Pa., and came here in 1971 from Mine Hill, N.J. She was a homemaker and a Presbyterian. Survivors include three sons, Ralph, Palm Harbor, William, Succasunna, N.J., and Ellsworth, Mine Hill; a daughter, Doris Wright, New Port Richey; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Dignified Funeral Alternatives, New Port Richey.

Pinellas Park

BECKETT, ELEANORE M., 70, Pinellas Park, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, she came here in 1979 from National Park, N.J. She was dietary aid for University General Hospital, Seminole. She was a Catholic and a member of the American Association of Retired Persons. She was an Army veteran. Survivors include two sons, William C., Pinellas Park, and Carl F., Woodbury, N.J.; a daughter, Cathy J. Krips, Pinellas Park; two sisters, Clare Donnaly, Cleveland, and Alberta Young, Thorofare, N.J.; a brother, John Foley, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; and nine grandchildren. Memorial Park Funeral Home-Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

RICHARDS, RALPH EDWARD, 81, of the Mainlands, Pinellas Park, died Tuesday (March 8, 1994) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born in Aurora, Ill., he came here in 1973 from St. Louis, where was he retired as vice president of the Midwest Division of A

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P food stores and was with the company for 40 years. He was former president of Unit 2 Mainlands Homeowners Association, former member of the Mainlands Golf Club and a volunteer for the city of Pinellas Park Budget Committee. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Jane; a son, David R., Cottonwood, Ariz.; two daughters, Sallie A. Richardson, Neptune Beach, and Carol J. Richards, New York City; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

WILKES, MARIE C., 82, of Pinellas Park, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at Suncoast Hospital. She came here in 1978 from her native Philadelphia and was a bank teller for the Mellon Bank in Pennsylvania for 16 years. She was a member of the Central Christian Church, Clearwater. Survivors include her husband, William S.; two daughters, Sandra MacLean, West Chester, Pa., and Donna Maddox, Houston; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

St. Petersburg

ANDERSON, GRACE M., 59, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at home. She came here in 1993 from her native Brockton, Mass., and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. Survivors include two daughters, Jean Anderson, Clanton, Ala., and Susan Anderson, Brockton; a son, Thomas, Brockton; four sisters, Dolores Gray, Barbara Kelly and Ruth Elliot, all of Brockton, and Eleanor Fitts, St. Petersburg; three brothers, Robert Hume, Bangor, Maine, Charles Hume, St. Petersburg, and Richard Hume, Brockton; and two grandchildren, Crystal Anderson, St. Petersburg, and David Hume, Brockton. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes, Dr. M. L. King (Ninth) Street chapel, St. Petersburg.

COOK, ZANE WILSON SR., 64, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. Born in Cameron, W.Va., he came here in 1989 from Steubenville, Ohio, where he was a tin can manufacturer. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane; three sons, John Cook, and Virgil and Charles Merritt, and four daughters, Connie Channels, Charlotte Huggins, Gilda Bayer and Linda Hoover, all of Ohio; 30 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.

DAY, RICHARD BENNETT "DICK," 86, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (March 8, 1994) at St. Anthony's Hospital. He came here in 1928 from his native Danville, Va. He was owner-operator of Dick Day Nursery at 4200 49th St. N for 23 years and was a member of St. Bede's Episcopal Church. He was a Navy Seabee. Survivors include a sister, Virginia D. Day, St. Petersburg, and a nephew, Bruce C. Day, Birmingham, Ala. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes, Dr. M.

L. King (Ninth) Street chapel, St. Petersburg.

DAYTON, CHARLES A. JR., 81, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at Convalescent Care & Rehabilitation Center. He came here in 1923 from his native Albany, N.Y., and was a pilot for several airlines in Florida for 20 years. He was a member of Pasadena Country Club, South Pasadena, and a former member of the Barbershop Quartet. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Clara M.; a son, Charles A. III, Largo; a sister, Grace Larson, St. Petersburg; a grandson; and a great-grandson. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

FLEMISTER, BERTIE M., 64, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at Bayfront Medical Center. Born in Tampa, she was a nurse at a hospital in Bronx, N.Y., for 30 years and was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Charles; two sons, Erwin, St. Petersburg, and Edward, Bronx; a daughter, Sherrill Wallace, New Mexico; her mother, Bertha Brooks, St. Petersburg; and four grandchildren. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

GLOVER, ARTHUR C., 86, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (March 4, 1994) in St. Petersburg while under the care of Hospice of Florida Suncoast. Born in Carter City, Tenn., he came to Tampa in 1944 from Tennessee and moved here recently. He was a retired cigar maker. 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.

HANNAH, CARRIE J., 75, of 1904 35th St. S, St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at home. Born in Burgess, S.C., she came here in 1981 from Pawleys Island, S.C. She attended St. John Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Samuel Plowding, Burton, S.C.; two daughters, Mary Louise Knox, Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Sara Cardwell, St. Petersburg; 20 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Smith Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

HUMBERT, FRANK G., 82, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at Northside Hospital. Born in Sea Bright, N.J., he came here in 1978 from Kingston, N.Y. and was an employee of IBM. During World War II, he served in the Army. Survivors include a niece, Frances Mehm, Colonie, N.Y. Moss-Feaster Largo Chapel.

JACKSON, JOHNNIE LEE, 67, of 1675 18th Ave. S, St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. Born in Dexter, Ga., he came here in 1965 from Fort Myers. He was a Baptist. Survivors include four sons, Johnnie Lee Jr., Harry, Perry and Jerome, and two daughters, Willie Mae Williams and Lottie Mae Jackson, all of Fort Myers; two stepsons, Eddie and Jerome Williams, and two stepdaughters, Pruissa and Catherine Williams, all of St. Petersburg; two brothers, Hamp Jackson, Akron, Ohio, and Horace Jackson, Lumber City, Ga.; six sisters, Jurene Troup, Hattie Mae Wright and Mattie Williams, all of St. Petersburg, Grace Mae Conway, Lumber City, and Mary Lee Bess and Sallie MacKey, both of Alamo, Ga., a companion, Louise Williams, St. Petersburg; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

JONES, MARGARET E., 86, of New Port Richey and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at HCA Bayonet Point/Hudson Medical Center. Born in Cardiff, South Wales, she lived here before moving to New Port Richey in 1991. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Olmazu, New Port Richey. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.

KRAMER, IDA S., 90, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (March 8, 1994) at Menorah Manor. Born in New York City, she came here in 1975 from Detroit, where she worked in Community Services. She was a member of Temple Beth-El and its Sisterhood, Afternoon Chapter of Women's American ORT, Hadassah, National Council of Jewish Women and the Museum of Fine Arts. Survivors include her husband, Irving; two sons, Andrew M. Kramer, McLean, Va., and Donald Cooper, Phillipsport, N.Y.; a daughter, Jane Gordon, Long Island, N.Y.; and six grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Beth David Chapel, St. Petersburg.

LEGROS, LILLIAN M., 81, of Crystal River and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at Seven Rivers Community Hospital. Born in New York City, she lived here before moving to Crystal River in 1987. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. Survivors include two sons, Henry L., Crystal River, and John C., St. Petersburg; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Brown Funeral Home, Crystal River.

MacDONALD, RICHARD E. "DICK," 59, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (March 4, 1994) as a result of injuries sustained in a pedestrian-automobile accident. A native of St. Petersburg, he was a stage manager for the St. Petersburg Coliseum. He was a graduate of St. Petersburg High School and a member of American Legion Post 14. Survivors include a son, Edward Ray MacDonald, and his mother, Thelma W. MacDonald, both of St. Petersburg; a brother, William N., Florence, Ala.; and a granddaughter, Hollie MacDonald, St. Petersburg. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes, Dr. M. L. King (Ninth) Street chapel, St. Petersburg.

McAVENIA, RICHARD, 52, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at Swanholm Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Franklin, N.H. Survivors include his wife, Rebecca McAvenia. Bay Pines Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

MILLER, EDITH R., 76, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Bayfront Medical Center. She came here in 1975 from her native Youngstown, Ohio. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, St. Petersburg. Survivors include four daughters, Margaret Mary McGinty and Mary Lou Zeller, both of St. Petersburg, Gloria Jean Cruze, Warren, Ohio, and Rose Marie Cortlick, Altoona, Pa.; a son, George J. Jr., St. Petersburg; two sisters, Albina Bucchinic, Youngstown, and Lena Eivino, Honolulu; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes, Dr. M.

L. King (Ninth) Street chapel, St. Petersburg.

O"BRIEN, JOHN F., 77, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here 36 years ago from New Hyde Park, N.Y. He was an automobile mechanic for Firestone and a member of the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle and the Elks Club 1224 of St. Petersburg. During World War II, he served in the Army. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Marie L.; a daughter, Margaret D. Miller, Treasure Island; a son, John W., Bremerton, Wash.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Thomas J. Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

PENDAL, DORIS H., 64, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Northside Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, she came here in 1993 from Riverside, N.J., where she was a clerk for Riverside Drugs for 49 years and a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. Survivors include two daughters, Michele Klingler, Riverton, N.J., and Kathleen Atzert, Cinnaminson, N.J.; a sister, Sharon McKenna, and a brother, Edward "Lois" McKenna, both of St. Petersburg; and a granddaughter. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

PERRY, HEZEKIAH TONY, 50, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (March 4, 1994) at St. Anthony's Hospital. He came here in 1982 from his native Monroe, La. He was a Baptist. He served in the Army. Survivors include his wife, Jamie L.; his mother, Carrie B. Johnson, and a son, Hezekiah Tony Jr., both of Monroe; four sisters, Cleo, Niola and Irma, all of Monroe, and Mary, Los Angeles; three brothers, James Johnson, Toledo, Ohio, and Wesley and Johnny Johnson, both of Monroe; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Bay Pines Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

PHILLIPS, BURRELL J. B., 63, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He came here 39 years ago from his native Oneonta, Ala. He was a plumber and a member of the Christian Fellowship Church, Largo. Survivors include his wife, Shirley J.; two sons, William E. Young, Inverness, and Mickey Lee Phillips, St. Petersburg; a brother, Robert L., Bartow; three sisters, Margaret Phillips and Collen Bennett, both of St. Petersburg, and Brenda Farris, Oldsmar; and five grandchildren. Abbey Park Lawn-McCullough Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

PLATT, WILLIAM C., 65, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (March 6, 1994) at VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He came here in 1967 from Tiffin, Ohio, and was a railroad brakeman. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the VFW in St. Petersburg. He was a Protestant. Survivors include five daughters, Joyce E. Trieloff, Palmdale, Calif., Vickie L. Clifton, Fostoria, Ohio, Kathleen A. Yost, Tiffin, Sandra S. Bock, Pinellas Park, and Theressa Mangus, West Union, Ohio; three sons, Walter L. and Timothy A., both of Fostoria, and William Jr., St. Petersburg; a brother, Glenn R., Port Richey; two sisters, Marjorie Bock, Spring Hill, and Beatrice A. French, Hudson; a companion, Laura James, St. Petersburg; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial Park Funeral Home-Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

POWELL, CARL, 80, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Convalescent Care & Rehab Center. He came here in 1977 from his native Huntsville, Ala., where he was a security guard for Boeing Aircraft. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Church of God, St. Petersburg. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Dorothy; a daughter, Lucinda Birdwell, Acworth, Ga.; a sister, Glenice Craig, Huntsville; and a grandson, Jeremy Birdwell, St. Petersburg. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home, Gulfport.

RYGLINSKI, ANNA A., 92, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at home. Born in Poland, she came here in 1968 from Scottsdale, Ariz., and was manager for Moore-McCormick Steamship Lines. Locally, she was a member of the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle. Survivors include a sister, Pauline Kluka, Poland; a stepson, Dr. Leo Ryglinski, New Castle, Pa.; and a nephew, John P. Neal, Pompton Plains, N.J. Thomas J. Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

SAGER, MARION E., 81, of Farmington, Conn., and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at Kimberly Hall Nursing Home, Windsor, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here in 1977 from Glen Rock, N.J., where she was the town and high school librarian. She moved to Farmington in 1992. She was a 1933 graduate of Douglass College with a master's degree in library science. Locally, she was active with the hospice program at St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg. Survivors include a brother, William Evarts, Mansfield, Ohio; two nephews; and four grandnephews and grandnieces. Funk Funeral Home, Bristol, Conn.

SASSANO, MARTHA J., 71, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Bon Secours-Maria Manor. Born in Eatonton, Ga., she came here in 1993 from Hallandale. She was a homemaker and was the historian for USS Natomah Bay Association. She was a Catholic. Survivors include three sisters, Joy DeClet, St. Petersburg, Mary Kirk, Miramar, and Ann Brown, Marietta, Ga.; and a brother, Donald Cook, Gainesville, Ga. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes, Dr. M. L. King (Ninth) Street chapel, St. Petersburg.

SHAW, HASSIE, 96, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (March 8, 1994) at the Laurels Rehab Center. Born in Fayette, Ala., she came here in 1946 from New York City. She was a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service. Survivors include a niece, Rosemary Goodloe, Huntsville, Ala. International Chapels Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

TINKER, MILDRED ALICE, 86, of Marshall, Va., and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Fauquier Hospital, Marshall. Born in New Haven, Conn., she was a dental assistant. Survivors include a daughter, Janet Woerheide, Marshall, and a stepson, George Tinker, West Haven, Conn. International Chapels Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

WHITEMAN, ELLA F., 71, of 3633 29th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) of cancer in Oxford. Born in Ingram, Pa., she came here in 1946. She retired as secretary/bookkeeper with several family businesses. Survivors include her husband, Thomas R. Sr.; a daughter, Florence Whiteman, Oxford; a son, Thomas, St. Petersburg; a sister, Ethel Moore, Sewickley, Pa.; and two grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.

WISNIEWSKI, MARY T., 76, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at home. She came here in 1971 from New Hyde Park, N.Y. Locally, she attended Holy Family Catholic Church. Survivors include two sisters, Helen Emlaw and Catherine Horner, and a brother, John Gromacki, all of New York; and several nieces and nephews, including Edward Emlaw, St. Petersburg. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

Seminole

BECKHORN, GEORGE, 63, of Seminole, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at Palm Garden of Pinellas nursing home. He was born in Elmira, N.Y., and came here in 1984 from New York. He was an electrician. He was a 30-year Army veteran and a maintenance director for VA hospitals. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Indian Rocks Beach, a Cootie and a member of American Legion Post 252, Elks Lodge 2519, Loyal Order of Moose 2123, Gulf Beach, and Amvets Post 7467. Survivors include two sons, James and Robert, both of Hartford, Conn., and a daughter, Kimberly Beckhorn, Okeechobee. Bay Pines Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

McCARTAN, JOHN W., 77, of Seminole, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Butler, Pa., and came here in 1981 from Pittsburgh. He was regional director of the International Union of Elevator Constructors. He was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9272, Seminole, and Cpl. Louis Goy Disabled American Veterans Post 93, Seminole. Survivors include his wife, Kathryn A.; two sons, David A., Portersville, Pa., and Leland W., Coraopolis, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Raymond M. Hook & Son Funeral Home, Seminole.

TIMBERLAKE, LUTHER E. "PETE," 52, of Seminole, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Washington, D.C., and came here in 1991 from St. Petersburg. He was a salesman for a chemical company and a Marine veteran. He was a member of Seminole First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Glenda; four sons, Danny and Jake, both of Kenneth City, and Alan Ottnad and Brant Ottnad, both of Toronto; seven daughters, Jenny and Debbie Timberlake, both of Kenneth City, Susie Timberlake and Dawn Ottnad, both of Seminole, Melanie Willis, St. Petersburg, Melissa Timberlake, Richmond, Va., and Corina Ottnad, Toronto; his mother, Florence Timberlake, Rockville, Va.; a brother, William, Ashton, Md.; three sisters, Lucie Smith, Rockville, Va., Alice Snuffer, Bradenton, and Barbara McNally, Cleveland, Tenn.; and three grandchildren. Bay Pines Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

REICHERT, CONRAD DOMINIC, 75, of Seminole, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Seminole Nursing Pavillion. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here in 1971 from Wayne, N.J. He was a machinist for Braun Tool and Instrument Co., St. Petersburg. He was a member of SPEBSQSA. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Seminole. Survivors include his wife, Louise, and several nieces and nephews. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home, Seminole.

Tarpon Springs

THOMPSON, CLEO V., 76, of Tarpon Springs, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at Sun Terrace Health Care Center, Sun City Center. She was born in Tarpon Springs and was a lifelong resident. She was a clerk at Tarapani's Department Store, Tarpon Springs, for more than 30 years. She was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Tarpon Springs. She was a member of Halki Society and the Philoptochos Society, and volunteered at Tarpon Springs High School and Middle School. Her late husband, Tommy Thompson, was Tarpon Springs' fire chief for 26 years. Survivors include a son, J. Vince, Apollo Beach; a brother, Charles V. Vizandiou, Floral City; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Vinson Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs.

WILLIAMS, CHARLIE LOUIS, 64, of Tarpon Springs, died Saturday (March 5, 1994) at Clearwater Community Hospital. He was born in Culloden, Ga., and came here in 1940 from Forsyth, Ga. He was a foreman for the city of Tarpon Springs. He was a member of Pine Grove CME Church, Culloden, and a member of Friendly Hunting Club, Tarpon Springs. Survivors include his wife, Bertha M.; two sons, Donnie and Timothy, both of Tarpon Springs; two daughters, Beverly Lee, Houston, and Charlotte Williams, Tarpon Springs; a brother, Jerry Williams, Macon, Ga.; two sisters, Sally Calloway, Bondsville, Ga., and Mary Todd, Forsyth; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Young's Funeral Home, Clearwater.

Treasure Island

DUBNICEK, MARY FRANCES, 70, of Treasure Island, died Monday (March 7, 1994) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Born in Chicago, she came here in 1972 from Illinois. Locally, she was a bookkeeper for St. Jerome's Catholic Church and was a member of the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle and the Tampa Bay Harmonica Club. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Frank; a daughter, Kathleen M. Dubnicek, St. Petersburg; two sons, John F., Downers Grove, Ill., and James P., Mahomet, Ill.; a brother, Peter C. Bodett, South Bend, Ind.; and five grandchildren. Thomas J. Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

STICKEL, WILLIAM J., 71, of Treasure Island, died Wednesday (March 2, 1994) at VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. Born in Lynn, Mass., he was a cement mason. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include a daughter, Kimberley I. S. Casey, East Kingston, N.H.; two sisters, Jane Connaughton, Lynn, Mass., and Margaret S. Devlin, Andover, Mass.; and three grandchildren. Raymond M. Hook & Son Funeral Home, Seminole.

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