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HILLSBOROUGH OBITUARIES

BYRD, ETHEL, 87, of Tampa, died Saturday (May 2, 1998) at home. Born in Valdosta, Ga., she came here in 1973 from New York. She was a retired children's nurse and a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survivors include a niece, Gloria Woods, Powder Springs, Ga. Glass Funeral Home, Tampa.

DUNCAN, EDNA MARIE, 64, of Tampa, died Saturday (May 2, 1998) at University Community Hospital-Tampa. Born in Draffin, Ky., she came here in 1992 from Ypsilanti, Mich. She was a homemaker and Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Robert M.; two sons, Donald R., Pembroke Pines, and Robert L., Tampa; two brothers, Hubert Ratliff, Lexington, Ky., and Dewey Ratliff, Draffin; two sisters, Mary Stiltner, Naples, and Ruby Ratliff, Tampa; and four grandchildren. Glass Funeral Home, Tampa.

HARTWICK, DAVE, 38, of Dover, died Sunday (May 3, 1998) at Brandon Community Hospital. He came here in 1975 from his native Mount Carmel, Ill. He was a maintenance worker for Bengal Industries and a member of Nativity Catholic Church. Survivors include his mother, Patricia Ann Hartwick, Dover; a brother, Norman, St. Petersburg; and a sister, Bridget Hartwick, Largo. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

HENSEL, NORMA EMMALEE BOWERS, 67, of Tampa, died Saturday (May 2, 1998) at Memorial Hospital-Tampa. Born in New Athens, Ohio, she came here in 1970 from Hawaii. She retired as co-owner of Hensel's Antiques, Clock and Watch Repair Shoppe. She was a member of Bethel Temple Assembly of God Church. Survivors include her husband, Richard E.; two sons, Richard E. Jr., Tampa, and Wallace "Wally" B., Sunrise; three daughters, April K. DeWitt, North Port, and Sheryl M. DeWitt and Wendy Lee Cordovez, both of Tampa; a sister, Shirley May Vogler, Talking Rock, Ga.; and seven grandchildren. Glass Funeral Home, Tampa.

HOVEY, PETER J., 87, of Tampa, died Sunday (May 3, 1998) at home. Born in Saratoga, N.Y., he came here in 1950 from Miami. He was a manager for Florida State Employment Services and a Coast Guard veteran of World War II. He was a member of Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church and past exalted ruler of Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks. Survivors include two daughters, Hope Marshall and Greer Acquaviva, both of Tampa; a sister, Agnes MaGrath, Katonah, N.Y.; and four grandchildren. Mark III Funeral Home, South Tampa Chapel.

McKECHNIE, DONALD EARL, 86, of Seffner, died Sunday (May 3, 1998) at Arbors of Brandon. Born in North Dakota, he came here in 1984 from Hobart, Ind. He was a manager at U.S. Steel-Gary, Ind., for 35 years and an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II, serving in the European and African campaigns. He was a member of Presbyterian Church of Seffner. Survivors include his wife, Betty Marie; a son, Ronald C. Devlin, Converse, Texas; a daughter, Dawn M. Smith, Seffner; and three grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

MOSS, GEORGIA A., 44, of Tampa, died Friday (May 1, 1998) in Albany, N.Y. from injuries resulting from an automobile accident. Born in Battle Creek, Mich., she came here in 1986 from Miami. She was a registered nurse at Tampa General Rehabilitation Center and a member of Village Presbyterian Church. Survivors include her husband, Milton Lee; two daughters, Jennifer and Stephanie Garnett, Tampa; her parents, Paul and Shirley Frederick, East Leroy, Mich.; grandparents, Ilse and Gordon Adams; a grandmother, Georgia I. Frederick, Grand Haven, Mich.; and a brother, Paul Lee Frederick, East Leroy. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.

SARTORI, FRANK W., 50, of Seffner, died Sunday (May 3, 1998) at Columbia Brandon Regional Medical Center. He came here several years ago from his native Joliet, Ill. He was a house painter. Survivors include a sister, Frances English, Channahon, Ill. Ambassador Mortuary Service, Oldsmar.

WALLEN, DOROTHY EMMA "DOT," 73, of Riverview, died Sunday (May 3, 1998) at University Community Hospital-Tampa. She came here in 1985 from her native Stillwater, Okla. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Apollo Beach Women's Club, president of Lutheran Women of Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church. Survivors include her husband, Irvin Eugene; two sons, Gary Lee, Caracas, Venezuela, and Mark Edward, Olney, Md.; three daughters, Karen Kaye Wallen, Seattle, Kathy Lynn Morehouse, Valrico, and Shelley Jean Thomas, West Sacramento, Calif.; a brother, Theodore Edgar Wiehe, Menomonie, Wis.; and nine grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

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