St. Pete Beach
STANELIS, PRANAS, of St. Pete Beach, died Saturday (July 1, 1995) at home. Born in Sveksna, Lithuania, he came here in 1974 from Worcester, Mass., where he was a machinist for Wyman Gordon Co. Locally, he was a member of St. Casmir's Catholic Mission, American Lithuanian Club, American Lithuanian Community and the American Lithuanian Retirees Club. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Stace; a son, Rimantas, Worcester; a daughter, Vida Stanelis, St. Pete Beach; a brother, Tadas, Lithuania; and two grandchildren. Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach.
BATES, HARRY OGDEN III, 81, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (July 1, 1995) at St. Anthony's Hospital. He was born in Dalton, Mass., and came here last year from Jacksonville. He was a classification supervisor for Florida Department of Corrections in Starke. Locally, he was a member of the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Mabel; two daughters, Barbara Bates, St. Petersburg, and Nancy B. Hodge, Jacksonville; a brother, Robert O., Pinellas Park; and four grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.
BEAL, CLETA J., 86, of St. Petersburg, died Friday (June 30, 1995) at Deluxe Care Inn. Born in Welch, W.Va., she came here in 1956 from Lexington, Ky., where she retired from Central Kentucky Mortgage Co. She was a Baptist. Survivors include a son, Arthur W. Eads, Gulfport; a daughter, Nina Dawson, Columbus, Ohio; a brother, Edwin Huff, Safety Harbor; and three grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.
delPIZZO, CHARLES WILLIAM, 79, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (July 1, 1995) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. Born in Ardmore, Pa., he came here 40 years from Collegeville, Pa., and lived on Redington Beach for many years before moving to St. Petersburg nine months ago. He was a former lab technician in the aerospace industry and an Army veteran of World War II. A member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, he sang in the Faith United Presbyterian choir, and was a volunteer for the American Red Cross and Meals on Wheels. Survivors include a son, Charles Jr., Marietta, Ga.; a daughter, Margo T. Penkava, Garland, Texas; a foster son, Wilson T. Morris, Collegeville; a brother, Frederick, Morristown, Pa.; and five grandchildren. Bay Pines Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
GREEN, WILLIE JAMES, 56, of 2428 Fifth St. S, St. Petersburg, died Saturday (July 1, 1995) at Bayfront Medical Center. He came here in 1961 from his native Waynesboro, Ga. He was a former employee at Golden Triangle Asphalt & Paving Co. He later joined his brothers in the family-owned Green Asphalt & Paving Co. in 1971. He was a Methodist. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Luvenia; four sons, Roy, Ronald, Steven and Willie Green Jr., two stepsons, James and Jerry Rhodes; five daughters, Joyce Ann, Teresa, Tracy, Rebecca and Jennifer Green, his parents, Eugene and Lottie Flournoy, three brothers, Albert Green and George and Eugene Flournoy; six sisters, Deena Taylor, Willie Mae, Lillie Mae and Rosie Flournoy, Christine Phillips, and Dorothy Anderson, all of St. Petersburg; and 17 grandchildren. Creal Funeral Home, Dr. M. L. King St. Chapel, St. Petersburg.
JONES, LACY, 75, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 2, 1995) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She was born in Dothan, Ala., and came here in 1951 from Thomasville, Ga. She was a Baptist. Survivors include three daughters, Ruby Jewel Lawrence, Newark, N.J., and Minnie Pearl Wilborn and Mary Jones of St. Petersburg; a son, Clifford, St. Petersburg; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Smith Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
KING, LARRY N., 82, of Kissimmee and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (June 22, 1995). Born in Chicago, he came here in 1921 with his father and brother, who owned the downtown St. Petersburg Coffee Shop for many years. A graduate of Boys Junior High School at Mirror Lake and St. Petersburg High School, he worked for the General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C., and the Navy Accounting Department, Portsmouth, Va. He served as a first sergeant in the Army Air Forces during World War II. He returned here in 1980 and moved to Kissimmee in 1983. Survivors include his wife, Erma; and a brother, George, Pomona, Calif. National Cremation Society, Winter Park.
MURRAY, RAYMOND T., 83, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 2, 1995) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born in Northampton, Mass., he came here in 1982 from Washington, D.C., where he was a government field auditor. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of St. Mary's Church, Northampton. Survivors include a brother, James, Northampton, a sister, Eleanor Chase, Amherst, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.
POLK, MADELEINE ELIZABETH, 91, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (July 1, 1995) at Colonial Care Center. She came here in 1969 from her native New York City and was a former secretary to John Foster Dulles. Locally, she was a member of St. Mary Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.
RICHARDSON, JAMES SR., 86, of 2725 19th St. S, St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 2, 1995) at home. He came here when he was 3 years old from his native North Carolina. He was a truck driver for Pinellas Lumber Co. and was a member of Bethel Metropolitan Baptist Church and its Senior Usher Board. Survivors include his wife, Ethel L.; two sons, James Jr., St. Petersburg, and Calvin, California; a daughter, Ethel M. Waters, St. Petersburg; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. McRae Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
ROBESON, ANNE MARIE, 72, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (July 3, 1995) at Bayfront Medical Center. She was born in New York City and came here in 1976 from Fairfax, Va. A member of Holy Family Catholic Church, she was active with the Franciscan Third Order Regular at St. Anthony's Hospital and Respect Life Committee of St. Petersburg. She was a volunteer at Bon Secours-Maria Manor and from 1990 to 1994, volunteered for the Blue Team at Hospice Suncoast. She was a eucharistic minister at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church from 1980 to 1983 and in 1960, was president of the Council of Catholic Women in Paris. Survivors include two sons, David, St. Petersburg, and Christopher, Kingston, N.Y.; a sister, Joyce Staurch, Bloomfield, N.J.; and a granddaughter, Jessica Robeson, Bloomfield. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
ROBERTS, DOROTHY, 89, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (July 2, 1995) at home. Born in New Bedford, Mass., she came here in 1968 from Washington, D.C., where she was a federal secretary from 1927 to 1965. Locally, she was a volunteer for American Red Cross and the Christmas Toy Shop. She belonged to First United Methodist Church. Survivors include a nephew, Gardner R. Hall, St. Petersburg. Memorial Park Funeral Home-Cemetery, St. Petersburg.
SABO, RHYS WILLIAM, infant son of Robert J. and Margaret M. Sabo, St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 2, 1995) at Bayfront Medical Center. Other survivors include his paternal grandparents, Joseph and Shirley Sabo, St. Petersburg. Richard E. Sorensen, Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
BURKE, J. EVERETT, 82, of South Pasadena, died Sunday (July 2, 1995) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital. He was born in Tiverton, R.I., and came here in 1968 from Falls Church, Va. He retired after 31 years from the identification division of the FBI and also volunteered his skills in fingerprint identification at the St. Petersburg Police department. He was a Protestant. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Edith E. Burke. Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach.
ZAHORAK, ELIZABETH K., 91, of South Pasadena, died Monday (July 3, 1995) at Pasadena Manor. Born in Czechoslovakia, she came here in 1960 from Stamford, Conn., and was a homemaker. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
KAPLIN, FLORENCE C., 90, of Treasure Island, died Saturday (July 1, 1995) at Convalescent Care Center. She came here in 1970 from her native Rochester, N.Y. She retired after 35 years as a pre-school teacher in Penfield, N.Y. Locally, she was a member of Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jeanne L. Payne, Treasure Island; three grandchildren, J. P. "Skip" Payne, St. Petersburg, Jay Scott Payne, Largo, and John R. Payne, Punta Gorda; and five great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.