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HILL, MARILYN GOODMAN, 65, of Tampa, formerly of Clearwater, died Thursday (June 29, 1995) at home. She came here in 1936 from her native Eastland, Texas, and moved from Clearwater to Tampa several years ago. She was a homemaker and a caregiver. Survivors include a son, Douglas, Tampa; a daughter, Sheryl Silcox, Lake City; a brother, Robert A. Goodman, Tampa; and two grandchildren. Lakeview Chapel Funeral Home/Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park.

PANAPOLIS, THEODORE PAUL, 45, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (June 28, 1995) at Clearwater Community Hospital. He was born in Newark, N.J., and came here four years ago from Marshalls Creek, Pa. He worked as an auctioneer. He was a director at the Sunset Grove Condominum Association, Clearwater. Survivors include his wife, Peggy; a son, Michael, Clearwater; a daughter, Paula Panapolis, Clearwater; a brother, John, Clearwater; a sister, Barbara Spanos, Elizabeth, N.J.; a nephew; and nieces. Clearwater Funeral Home at Sunset, Clearwater.

SLOAN, LINDA ANNE, 50, of Clearwater, died Thursday (June 29, 1995) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. She was born in Passaic, N.J., and came here in 1980 from Italy. She worked as an executive secretary at Sterile Recoveries. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dunedin, where she was a Sunday school secretary. Survivors include a son, Christopher J., Tallahassee; a daughter, Amy L. Sloan, Clearwater; her mother, Florence Pettengill, Clearwater; and a brother, Jeffrey C. Pettengill, Palm Harbor. Moss-Feaster at Sylvan Abbey, Clearwater.


JAYNE, LAURA MAY, 76, of Lake Worth, and formerly of Largo, died Sunday (June 25, 1995) in West Palm Beach. Born in Kenvil, N.J., she came to Largo in 1961 and moved to Lake Worth in 1978. She was an admitting interviewer for Doctors Hospital in Lake Worth and had worked for Picatinny Arsenal, in Dover, N.J., before moving to Florida. She was a member of an American Legion auxiliary and Order of the Eastern Star, and was a Hospice volunteer. Survivors include a son, Joseph H. Jayne Jr., Largo; a daughter, Jo Ann J. Nichols, St. Petersburg; a sister, Violet Indyk, Wharton, N.J.; a brother, Melvin Applegit, Kenvil; and eight grandchildren. Mizell-Faville-Zern Town & Country Chapel, Lantana.

Palm Harbor

RUE, VIRGINIA L., 77, of Palm Harbor, died Saturday (July 1, 1995) at home. She was born in Ducktown, Tenn., and came here in 1956 from Knoxville, Tenn. She was a nurse and worked at Mease Hospital Dunedin. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Palm Harbor. Survivors include her husband, Wallace W.; four sons, Bob and Bill, both of New Orleans, Larry, Muscle Shoals, Ala., and Mike, Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Dorothy Jones, Montgomery, Ala.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Holloway Funeral Home, Oldsmar.


SMITH, JUNE M., 60, of Whittier, N.C., formerly of Seminole, died Friday (June 30, 1995) at home. She came here in 1968 from her native Chicago and moved two years ago from Seminole to Whittier. She worked as a city clerk in Seminole. She was a member of the Pinellas Park Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include her husband, Elmer; a daughter, Brenda Clayton, Largo; three sons, Gregory, Hollywood, Fla., Kevin, Panama City, and Mark, Clearwater; a brother, David Mason, Calumet Park, Ill.; and eight grandchildren. Lakeview Chapel Funeral Home/Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park.

St. Pete Beach

PETSCH, BETTY JANE, 73, of St. Pete Beach, died Friday (June 30, 1995) at Hospice Woodside. Born in Indianapolis, she came here in 1968 from Freeport, N.Y. She was a former employee of Captain Anderson Dinner Cruises. She was a former member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Pasadena Garden Club and the Pass-a-Grille Yacht Club. Survivors include two sons, Charles E. Kalb, Aledo, Texas, and Gary A. Petsch, South Pasadena; two brothers, Richard Sellers, Marietta, Ga., and James Sellers, Denver; two sisters, Ruth Hellmers, Dallas, and Joyce Mace, St. Pete Beach; and three grandchildren. Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach.

St. Petersburg

DAVY, BARBARA E., 70, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 29, 1995) at home. Born in El Paso, Texas, she came here in 1954 from Pittsburgh. Locally, she was a patient accounts counselor for Bayfront Medical Center from 1968 to 1985 and was a member of the Credit Women's Association. She was a Protestant. Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Frederick R.; two daughters, Cathy D. Ulm, Spring Hill, and Caron D. Burgess, St. Petersburg; a son, Robert "Bob" D., Fletcher, N.C.; a sister, Susanne Register, Port Charlotte; her father, Donald B. House, Port Charlotte; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes, Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.

DUNCAN, TOMMIE, 64, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 29, 1995) at Bayfront Medical Center. Born in Allock, Ky., he came here in 1993 from Columbus, Ohio, where he was a mixologist for Pewter Mug. Locally, he was a security guard for Mahaffey Associates. From 1951 to 1953 he served in the Army in the Korean War. He was a Protestant. Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Trudy; two sisters, Catherine Anderson, Lexington, Va., and Mable Eaton, Eustis; and a brother, Frank, West Virginia. E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home & Cremation Services, St. Petersburg.

MARTINAITIS, JOHN W., 84, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 30, 1995) at home. Born in Newark, N.J., he came here in 1973 from Linden, N.J. He was a welder for General Motors and was a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Helen; a son, Kenneth, Clearwater. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.

McGLOCKLIN, HENRIETTA, 83, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 29, 1995) at Bay Pointe Nursing Pavillion. Born in Talbotton, Ga., she came here in 1994 from Fitzgerald, Ga., where she was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Harbrick, Miami; three daughters, Marie Stockling, Earlene Jones and Opal Murray, all of St. Petersburg; four brothers, Willie Searcy, Talbotton, Andrew Searcy, Columbus, Ga., Amos Searcy, Atlanta, and Henry Searcy, Fitzgerald; four sisters, Beulah Smith and Irene Paul of Fitzgerald, Sarah Gorman, Baltimore, and Emma Lizzie Gaskin, Atlanta; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Creal Funeral Home, Dr. M.

L. King St. Chapel, St. Petersburg.

NEWTON, DORYS E., 76, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 30, 1995) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Born in Evansville, Ind., she came here in 1958 from Terra Haute, Ind. She was the owner of Suncoast Beauty and Barber Supply Co. and was a member of the Professional Business Woman's Association. Survivors include a daughter, Paula Hudson, St. Petersburg; a son, Dean, Homosassa; and three grandchildren. Memorial Park Funeral Home-Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

PEDROSA, AMERICA LUCIA, 83, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 29, 1995) at St. Joseph's Hospital. Born in Cuba, she came here in 1960 from Trinidad Las Villas, Cuba, and was a machine operator for a cigar factory. She was a Baptist. Survivors include a grandson, Guillermo Pichs, Tampa. Southern Funeral and Memorial Services.

WILLIAMS, JOHN J., 76, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (June 29, 1995) at Northside Hospital. Born in New York City, he came here in 1979 from Newark, N.J., and worked for the post office for 33 years. An Army veteran of World War II, he served in the 158th Infantry and received the Infantry Combat Medal and Bronze Star. He was a member of theVFW in St. Petersburg. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Emma Ruth Williams. National Cremation Society, Largo.