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PEYTON, VERNA M., 92, of Clearwater, died Saturday (July 27, 1996) at Manor Care, Dunedin. She was born in Bryson City, N.C., and came here in 1975 from Woodburn, Ore. She worked as a secretary for the Air Force Weather Service. She attended Skycrest United Methodist Church, Clearwater. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 191, Asheville, N.C., and a life member of National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Survivors include her husband of 36 years, John S.; four nephews; three nieces; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. Moss-Feaster at Sylvan Abbey, Clearwater.


FITZGERALD, IMOGENE, 71, of Oldsmar, died Saturday (July 27, 1996) at home. She was born in Mount Pleasant, Pa., and came here in 1957 from Cleveland. She worked as a publication specialist for Honeywell. Survivors include two sons, Jack, Tampa, and Gary, Tarpon Springs; a daughter, Donna Brown, Dunnellon; two brothers, Harry McElhaney, La Gonda, Pa., and James McElhaney, Avella, Pa.; and 11 grandchildren. Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home, Seminole.

Palm Harbor

BROMLEY, JAY THOMAS, 83, of Palm Harbor, died Thursday (July 25, 1996) at home. He was born in Norwood, Ohio, and came here in 1990 from Indianapolis, where he worked as a distribution operations manager for Eli Lilly. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Tabernacle Presbyterian Church and North Bay Community Church, Purdue University Presidents Club, Indiana, and Masonic Lodge 276, Kendallville, Ind. Survivors include his wife, Ethel; a son, James T., Indianapolis; two daughters, Linda B. Irving, Springboro, Ohio, and Janice B. Robison, Granger, Ohio; two sisters, Nancy Polaske, Safety Harbor, and Esther Tunis, Glen Allen, Va.; and seven grandchildren. Lakeview Chapel Funeral Home/Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

DZEDZY, CATHERINE M., 67, of Palm Harbor, died Friday (July 26, 1996) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. She was born in Norristown, Pa., and came here last year from Blue Bell, Pa. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. Survivors include a son, Jack, Palm Harbor; two daughters, Joanne Setters, Pennsylvania, and Eileen Montleone, Blue Bell; and 10 grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

MALMBERG, AGNES CHRISTINE, 88, of Palm Harbor, died Saturday (July 27, 1996) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. She was born in Chicago and came here in 1980 from Naples, Fla. She worked 30 years and was a personnel manager at VA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, North Chicago. She was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Survivors include a sister, Louise Wennerholm, Naples. Lakeview Chapel Funeral Home/Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

Tarpon Springs

GADSON, BROOKE CHARNELE, 5, of Tarpon Springs, died Friday (July 26, 1996) at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg, of injuries suffered in an automobile accident Thursday. She was born in Dunedin. She was a member of R Club Junior, Mount Mariah AME Church and Oak Hill Church of God in Christ choir, all in Tarpon Springs. Survivors include her parents, Michael and Gale Gadson, Tarpon Springs; two brothers, Michael Gadson II and Nicholas Ray, both of Tarpon Springs; a sister, Georgia Crawford, Tarpon Springs; maternal grandparents, Nathaniel and Virginia Crawford, Tarpon Springs, and Ernest Ham, Clearwater; paternal grandparents, Jakie Gadson and Gladys Gadson, both of Safety Harbor, and Gloria Gadson, Tarpon Springs; and maternal great-grandmother, Idella Dunbar, High Springs. Young's Funeral Home, Clearwater.