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BRODNICK, DONALD E., 64, of Inverness, died Saturday (Oct. 22, 1994) at Citrus Health and Rehabilitation Center, Inverness. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he came here 12 years ago from St. Petersburg. He was the retired owner of an air conditioning and heating company. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War; a member of Eagles Aerie 3992, Inverness, and Sheet metal Workers Union, Dayton; and a Catholic. Survivors include two sons, Donald, Pinellas Park, and Robert, Boston; two daughters, Elizabeth Doyle, St. Petersburg, and Joan Brodnick, Boston; a sister, Debbie, Dayton; and four grandchildren. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

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CHENOWETH, CURTIS H. "CURT," 82, of Inverness, died Saturday (Oct. 22, 1994). Born in Orma, W.Va., he came here 27 years ago from Bartlett, Ohio, and was a retired cattle farmer, mail carrier and school bus driver. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Inverness, and the State Employees Retirement System, Ohio. Survivors include his wife, Lillian Arlene; a son, Gary, Lexington, Va.; four daughters, Arlene Gilliland, Soldotna, Alaska, Marie Wigal, Brandon, Rita Brooks, Athern, Ohio, and Sandra Kelly, Lexington, N.C.; two brothers, Gordon, St. Albans, W.Va., and Charles, Spencer, W.Va.; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness.

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DiPAOLA, FRANK, 79, of Spring Hill, died Saturday (Oct. 22, 1994) at Spring Hill Regional Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here 10 years ago from Valley Stream, N.Y. He was a retired dental technician and a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Frederick, Spring Hill; a daughter, Kathleen Zanatta, Spring Hill; a brother, Joseph, Garden City, N.Y.; two sisters, Palma LoPinto, Massapequa Park, N.Y., and Anne Passalacqua, North Bellmore, N.Y.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Wellwood Funeral Home, Hudson.

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GARDNER, VALORA S., 87, of Inverness, died Friday (Oct. 21, 1994) at home. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., she came here seven years ago from Broward County. She was a retired clerk for a department store. She attended First Presbyterian Church, Inverness. Survivors include two sons, Roger, Cato, N.Y., and F. James, Inverness; two daughters, Eleanor Stein, Greene, N.Y., and Esther Cook, Inverness; a brother, C. Henry Smith, Conklin, N.Y.; two sisters, Jane Pompeii, Binghampton, and Doris Aylesworth, Clermont; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

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GRAY, CHRISTINA MARIE, 14, of Inverness, died Friday (Oct. 21, 1994) at All Childrens Hospital, St. Petersburg. She came here 11 years ago from her native East Stroudsburg, Pa. She was a Catholic. Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Brenda and Rocky Conover; her father, Robert Gray, Franklin, N.J.; a brother, Michael, Franklin; a sister, Heather Gray, Inverness; her paternal grandmother, Natalie Gray, West Milford, N.J.; and her maternal grandparents, Richard and Darlene Struble, Inverness. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

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HARTSTEIN, JOSEPH HAROLD, 66, of Spring Hill, died Friday (Oct. 21, 1994) at Largo Medical Center. Born in Gloucester, N.J., he came here 10 years ago from Seminole. He was a retired sales representative and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, a founding coach of Little League baseball in Seminole, and a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Doris; two sons, Mark, Dunedin, and Major Joseph, Navarre Beach; a daughter, Barbara Johannesen, New Port Richey; two brothers, Paul, Largo, and Brother Michael Downey, New York; two sisters, Theresa Striker, Runnemede, N.J., and Pat Stinsman, Gloucester; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Mohn Funeral Home, Seminole.

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HERNDON, LOGAN JAMES, infant son of Norman Schindehette and Lenna C. Herndon, Dunnellon, died Saturday (Oct. 22, 1994) at Seven Rivers Hospital, Crystal River. Survivors include his paternal grandparents, Robert and Dolores Schindehette, Port St. Lucie; his maternal grandmother, Claudette Herndon, Dunnellon; and his paternal great-grandmother, Rose Schindehette, Center Line, Mich. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

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KUEPPERS, EDWARD L., 84, of Hernando, died Friday (Oct. 21, 1994) at home. Born in Dormont, Pa., he came here 19 years ago from St. Petersburg. He was a retired mobile home installer for the C.J. Stoll Co and a member of Hernando First Assembly of God Church. Survivors include his wife, Ruth B.; two sons, Edward Jr., Stephentown, N.Y., and Gary, Zephyrhills; a daughter, Ruth Rausch, Hernando; two sisters, Dollie Futch, Nashville, Ga., and Wanda Vestal, Hernando; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home Inverness.

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LARGO, ANN MARIE, 66, of Inverness, died Saturday (Oct. 22, 1994) at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Born in Pittsburgh, she came here 17 years ago from Staten Island, N.Y. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Pat F.; a son, John, Lecanto; and a brother, Robert Schmidt, Phoenix. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

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NELSON, LUCILLE LOIS, 77, of Brooksville, died Thursday (Oct. 20, 1994) at Mease Hospital. Born in Scotland, Ill., she came here 12 years ago from St. Petersburg. She was a member of Spring Lake United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Cleveland; a son, Cleve, St. Petersburg; a daughter, Mary Linda, Clearwater; a brother, Arthur Hockett, Sidell, Ill.; and a grandchild. Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes, Brooksville.

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PAPAZIAN, OSCAR, 74, of Timber Pines, died Saturday (Oct. 22, 1994) at HCA Oak Hill Hospital. Born in New York City, he came here nine years ago from Mount Vernon, N.Y. He was the retired owner of an export business. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, Spring Hill, and the Caterpillar Club. He also was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Survivors include his wife, Isabelle; a son, Alex, White Plains, N.Y.; a daughter, Roxanne Norris, Yonkers, N.Y.; a brother, George, Scarsdale, N.Y.; a sister, Marion Manigian, Toms River, N.J.; and two granddaughters. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

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SEDA, HECTOR E., 74, of Inverness, died Friday (Oct. 21, 1994) at home. Born in Puerto Rico, he came here five years ago from Dingmans Ferry, Pa. He was a retired electronics technician for International Telephone and Telegraph, New York City. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4337, the Lecanto Radio Club, Blind Americans of Inverness, the Citrus Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Dolores; two sons, Hector Jr., Staten Island, N.Y., and James, Harrisburg, Pa.; two daughters, Dinah Curkin, Fort Lee, N.J., and Yvonne Jones, Middletown, N.Y.; three brothers, Israel, Ruben and Radames, all of Puerto Rico; two sisters, Daisy Monllor, Puerto Rico, and Aida Shelton, New Richmond, Ohio; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

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SMITH, ALICE M., 76, of High Point, died Saturday (Oct. 22, 1994) at Heartland of Brooksville. Born in Somerville, Mass., she came here 14 years ago from Billerica, Mass. She was a retired electronics tester for Sylvania/GTE. She was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Spring Hill, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the High Point Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include her husband, Leo; two brothers, Frederick Roch, Daytona Beach, and Gilbert Roch, Somerville; and two sisters, Alma Delorey, Cambridge, Mass., and Rita Curtin, Medford, Mass. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

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WILLIAMS, IVAN DALE, 65, of Spring Hill, died Sunday (Oct. 23, 1994) at home. Born in Wayne County, Ill., he came here five years ago from McHenry, Ill. He had retired from the U.S. Air Force and as a computer analyst. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rochelle, Ill., and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236, Hernando Beach. He was a Protestant. Survivors include his wife, Priscilla; three sons, Raymond, Lake In The Hills, Ill., James, Tampa, and David, Island Lake, Ill., a daughter, Dale Williams, Pell Lake, Wis.; three sisters, Vera Golden and Rose Horton, both of Rochelle, and Novy Busse, Geneva, IL.; Ill.; and seven grandchildren. Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.

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