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HILLSBOROUGH OBITUARIES

ASBEL, LINDA, 45, of Tampa, died Tuesday (June 27, 1995) in Tampa. She was born in New York and came here in 1959 from New Jersey. She was a data entry clerk for Reed Technologies, Oldsmar. Survivors include her husband, James R.; a son, Jerry R. Burton, Tampa; three brothers, Robert, David and Lewis Cannon Jr., all of Tampa; and a sister, Patricia Hamilton, Tampa. F.T. Blount Funeral Home, Nebraska Avenue Chapel, Tampa.

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BRUBAKER, DOROTHY H., 90, of Tampa, died Sunday (June 25, 1995) in Tampa. She was born in Nilwood, Ill., and came here in 1940 from Lancaster, Pa. She was owner and president of Brubaker & Associates and was a citrus grower. She and her late husband, Ara Weaver Brubaker, founded the Lake Como Club. She was a member of the National Association of Legal Secretaries and attended the Pennsylvania School of Law. Survivors include her godchildren, Ron Cotterill and Shannon Cotterill, both of Tampa. F.T. Blount Funeral Home, Lutz-Land O'Lakes Chapel, Lutz.

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BURNWORTH, AMALIA, 64, of Tampa, died Saturday (June 24, 1995) at University Community Hospital, Tampa. She was born in Tampa and was a homemaker. Survivors include four sons, Ramond Gonzalez, Plant City, Victor Morales and Luis Morales, both of Miami, and Hank Burnworth, Tampa; a daughter, Michelle Collins, Ellenton; two brothers, Reynaldo Gonzalez, Tampa, and Luis Gonzalez, New Port Richey; and four sisters, Tillie Pereira and Mary Puleo, both of Tampa, Rita Nunnally, Alabama, and Horttense Nicoletto, New Port Richey. Mark III Family Funeral Home, Bay to Bay Chapel, Tampa.

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DARROW, CARR, 78, of Valrico, died Wednesday (June 28, 1995) at Arbors at Brandon. He was born in Andalusia, Ala., and came here in 1948 from Birmingham, Ala. He was a sales representative for a food broker and an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II. He received the American Theater Ribbon, the Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon with two Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal. He was a Methodist. Survivors include his wife, Peggy; a son, John, Valrico; two daughters, Deborah Kyle and Hannah Dee Atkinson, both of Tampa; a brother, Hugh Driggers, Temple Terrace; and a grandchild. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

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DENNIS, HARDY O., 79, of Inverness and formerly of Plant City, died Monday (June 26, 1995) at home. Born in Leesville, La., he lived in Plant City before moving to Inverness two months ago. He was a retired sheet metal worker and was a Navy and Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He was a Catholic. Survivors include four sons, Jerry, Fremont, Ind., Murphy, Brush Prairie, Wash., Malcolm, Columbia, S.C., and Mark, Hernando; a daughter, Cynthia Blanton, Inverness; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

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FETT, H. J. "TONY," 52, of Valrico, died Tuesday (June 27, 1995) at Brandon Hospital. He was born in Klamath Falls, Ore., and came here in 1981 from Miami. He was a sales representative and was employed by Nabisco Inc. for 29 years in the Miami, Tampa and Orlando areas. He was a member of Bell Shoals Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and a choir member. He was an Army veteran and received the Expert Badge (rifle) and the Good Conduct Medal. Survivors include his wife, Marsha L.; two daughters, Amy S. and Karen E. Fett, both of Valrico; his mother, Ida Mae Fett, Miami; and a sister, Valerie Powers, Davie. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

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FUENTES, SILVIA A., 82, of Tampa, died Friday (June 9, 1995) in Tampa. She was born in Palmira, Las Villas, Cuba, and came here in 1968. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. Survivors include a brother, Sixto E. Fuentes, Miami; two sisters, Zaida San Martin, Tampa, and America Fuentes, Havana; three nieces; and four nephews. Roel & Curry Funeral Home, Tampa.

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JORDAN, JOSEPHINE FERLITA, of Norfolk, Va., formerly of Tampa, died Saturday (June 24, 1995) in Norfolk. She was born in Tampa and was a tax examiner for the IRS. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and president of the Presidents Roundtable of Women's Clubs of Tampa. She was president of the Pilot Club of Ybor City, president of the Tampa Business & Professional Women's Club and a member of the Girls Club of Tampa. She was a member of the Past Presidents' Business & Professional Women's League and a founding members and first vice president of the Tampa Grand Opera Association. She received special recognition in the 1965 Florida Women of Distinction. Survivors include a daughter, Roberta Rivero, Norfolk; two sisters, Rose F. Anello and America F. Perez, both of Tampa; and a grandchild. Marsicano-B. Marion Reed-Stowers Funeral Home, Tampa.

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McWATERS, CLARA MAE, 81, of Tampa, died Friday (June 23, 1995) at Tampa General Hospital. She was born in Clinton County, Ky., and came here in 1958. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Jones, Tampa; two brothers, Lester Dickerson, Anderson, Ind., and James Dickerson, New Castle, Ind.; a brother, Ruby Tweedy, Louisville, Ky.; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mark III Family Funeral Home, Town 'N Country Chapel, Tampa.

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PORE, MABLE CATO, 62, of Tampa, died Thursday (June 22, 1995) at home. She was born in Tampa. She was employed as an activities coordinator for Tampa Bay area nursing homes. She was of the African Methodist Episcopal faith. Survivors include a daughter, Antoinette Glover, Tampa; five sons, James Watts, Kirby Watts, Charles Watts, Lee Pore Jr. and Allan Pore, all of Tampa; her stepfather, Tommy Cowan, Tampa; two sisters, Doris Hubbard, Tampa, and Carolyn Haynes, Orlando; 25 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Everett, Derr and Anderson Funeral Home, Tampa.

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PROBST, FRED M. SR., 73, of Tampa, died Sunday (June 25, 1995) in Tampa. He was born in Greensburg, Pa., and came here in 1971 from New Orleans. He was a retired United Airlines manager and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church. He was a member and past president of the Association of International Skal Clubs, Tampa Bay Chapter. Survivors include his wife, Jo H.; a son, Fred M. Jr., Tampa; a daughter, Leslie Probst Jennings, Tampa; and five grandchildren. Curry & Son Funeral Home, Tampa.

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SCHRAMM, MAXAMILLIAN, 83, of Oklawaha, formerly of Tampa, died Friday (June 23, 1995) in Oklawaha. He was born in Atlantic City, N.J., and came to Tampa in 1920. He moved to Oklawaha in 1978. He was a meat salesman. He was a member of John Darling Lodge 154, F&AM, Scottish Rite and Egypt Shrine Temple. Survivors include his wife, Gladys; a son, Robert, Tampa; three daughters, Jean Wright, Houston, Maxine Green, Knoxville, Tenn., and Caroline Mitz, Jacksonville; five sisters, Margaret Costello, Dorothy Noe, Helena Rodriguez, Bertha Grisham and Kitty Bale, all of Jacksonville. F.T. Blount Funeral Home, Nebraska Avenue Chapel, Tampa.

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STRATTON, ANDREW TAYLOR, infant son of Andrew M. Stratton and Melody "Missy" Crews of Tampa, died Thursday (June 22, 1995) at Tampa General Hospital after accidentally drowning. He was born in Tampa and was a Protestant. Other survivors include a sister, Andrea Nicole Stratton, Tampa; two half-brothers, Alan Kish II and Michael Anthony Kish, both of Dover; a half-sister, Michele Amanda Kish, Dover; his maternal grandmother, Hilda Crews, Pisgah, Ala.; his maternal grandfather, Melvin Crews, Land O'Lakes; his maternal great-grandmother, Mable Totherow, Pisgah; and his paternal grandmother, Lorraine C. Stratton, Tampa. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

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TILLOTSON, DON C., 77, of Brookridge, Brooksville, and formerly of Tampa, died Monday (June 26, 1995) at Brooksville Regional Hospital. Born in Armstrong, Ill., he lived in Tampa before moving to Brooksville in 1980. He was a retired life insurance actuary and was an Army veteran. He was a member of the American Academy of Actuaries and the Brookridge Golf Association. Survivors include two sons, Kenyon, Lutz, and Jay, Camp Pendelton, Calif.; two daughters, JoAnne Tillotson, Ossining, N.Y., and Susanne Hilton, Frederick, Md.; two brothers, James, Romulus, Mich., and Jesse, South Headley, Mass.; three sisters, Rosamond Hillgartnar, Las Vegas, Ruth Mills, Midland, Mich., and Patricia Fischer, Phoenix; and six grandchildren. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

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WARDALE, JAMES D., 77, of Tampa, died Wednesday (June 28, 1995) at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was born in Utica, N.Y., and came here 17 years ago. He was an auto mechanic and a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Eva; five stepsons, Frederick, Edward, David, Robert and William Niebuhr, all of New York; two stepdaughters, Margaret Eghigan and Doris Bullis, both of New York; and a sister, Doris Waltz, East Boothbay, Maine. Mark III Family Funeral Home, Town 'N Country Chapel, Tampa.

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