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ALEY, THELMA F., 86, of Hudson, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999) at Baypoint Village in Hudson. Born in Erie, Pa., she came here 21 years ago from Maple Glen, Pa. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Herbert James, Federal Way, Wash.; a daughter, Helen Shaeff, Garden City, Mich.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Bell Funeral Home, Bayonet Point.

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BRANCH, DAN J. "DANNY," 69, of Holiday, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999) at North Bay Medical Center New Port Richey. He came here 14 years ago from his native Anderson, Ind. He was a retired process engineer for General Motors Delco Remy Division in Anderson with 35 years of service and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was Methodist. He was a member of Tiki Village Homeowners Association, Holiday. Survivors include his wife, Joy J.; two sons, David J., Tarpon Springs, and Rick J., Holiday; and his mother, Helen E. Branch, New Port Richey. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Bartelt Road Chapel, Holiday.

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COOPER, JOHN D., 77, of Port Richey, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999) at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. Born in Gobey, Tenn., he came here 20 years ago from Baltimore. He was a retired Army master sergeant, serving during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Patapsco Masonic Lodge 183, American Legion 335 and past commander of White Rocks Yacht Club in Maryland. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth "Betty"; two brothers, Archie and Sherman L., both of Tennessee; two sisters, Mable Kendrick, Cleveland, and Mildred Dabran, Delaware; and several nieces and nephews. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home, New Port Richey.

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CRAWFORD, ELLEN C., 87, of Hudson, died Wednesday (Aug. 11, 1999) at Bear Creek Nursing Home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here 14 years ago from Newark, Del. She was a secretary for American Express. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, George; a daughter, Joan Ashworth, Hernando Beach; three brothers, Carmine Cosenzo, Dunedin, and Dominick Cosenzo and Joseph Cosenzo, both of New York; three sisters, Clara DeSiba and Anna Petrosa, both of New York, and Betty Molino, Pompano Beach; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Wellwood/Grace Funeral Home, Hudson.

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FELDMAN, CHARLES F., 38, of Holiday, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999) at home. Born in Evansville, Ind., he came here seven years ago from Indiana. He was an auto salesman for Clearwater Toyota. Survivors include his wife, Kerin; two daughters, Chelsea Feldman, Holiday, and Margherita Feldman, Dallas; his parents, George and Margherita Feldman, Naples, Fla.; two brothers, Gregory, Fishers, Ind. and George, Monrovia, Ind.; and two sisters, Elizabeth Feldman, Bloomington, Ind., and Eva Feldman, Birmingham, Mich. Bell Funeral Home, Bayonet Point.

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GALLIMORE, MAY W., 87, of Hudson, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999) at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. Born in Burnley, England, she came here 19 years ago from Wareham, Mass., and was a licensed practical nurse. She was Catholic. Survivors include a son, William Magowan, Manchester, Conn.; a daughter, Carol Granfield, Hudson; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Bell Funeral Home, Hudson.

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HERBERT, BARBARA ANN, 61, of Odessa, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999) at Community Hospital of New Port Richey. She came here 22 years ago from her native New York City and was a data routing clerk for R.R. Bowker Co., Oldsmar. She was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, Land O'Lakes. Survivors include her husband, Donald "Don"; two brothers, John Friedel, East Northport, N.Y., and Dennis Friedel, Odessa; and a sister, Eva Carey, Bronx, N.Y. Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.

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HICKEY, ELEANOR, 77, of New Port Richey, died Tuesday (Aug. 10, 1999). Born in Bronx, N.Y., she came here 13 years ago from Long Island, N.Y., and was a dietitian. She was Catholic. She was a volunteer at North Bay Medical Center. Survivors include a son, John M., Monroe, N.Y.; three daughters, Dorothy Lynch, Albuquerque, N.M., Patricia Hickey, New Port Richey, and Georgette Hobbs, El Paso, Texas; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Family Funeral Care, Hudson.

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JUDGE, JAMES II, 76, of New Port Richey, died Friday (Aug. 13, 1999) at home. Born in Gowen, Pa., he came here 18 years ago from Jessup, Md. He was a retired musician from the U.S. Army field band in Washington, D.C. He was Methodist. Survivors include his wife, Ethel; two daughters, Donna Culbertson, Clearwater, and Sally Jane Feverherd, Linthicum, Md.; three brothers, Thomas Judge, Cunningham, Pa., Leonard Judge, Philadelphia, and Arthur Poncheri, Forest Heights, Md.; and three grandchildren. Morgan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Port Richey.

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KACHUBA, PAULINE A., 76, of Port Richey, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999). Born in Holyoke, Mass., she came here 10 years ago from Astoria, N.Y., where she was a medical records clerk for Astoria General Hospital. She was a member of St. James the Apostle Catholic Church and Embassy Hills Civic Association, both in Port Richey. Survivors include her husband, Joseph; a son, Donald, East Northport, N.Y.; a daughter, Jeanne Kachuba, Astoria; a brother, Robert Giroux, Astoria; a sister, Doris McKenna, Woodside, N.Y.; and four grandchildren. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.

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KING, GEORGE R., 69, of Port Richey, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999) at home. He came here 13 years ago from Elizabeth, N.J., where he was a retired police sergeant for the city with 25 years of service. He was Presbyterian. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10167 in Holiday, the Marine Corps League, and American Legion Paradise Post 79 in New Port Richey. Survivors include his wife, Gloria; two sons, Russell, Elizabeth, and Ivan Castano, Port Richey; a daughter, Denise Aker, Elizabeth; three brothers, Cortland "Bud," Roselle Park, N.J., Dennis, Elizabeth, and Gerald "Jerry," Linden; a sister, Judy Cornacchio, Linden; and three grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Congress Street Chapel, New Port Richey.

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KICZA, DOROTHY M. HORNER, 82, of Palm Harbor, formerly of Holiday, died Friday (Aug. 6, 1999) while visiting family in Connecticut. Born in Camden, N.J., she came to Holiday in 1970 from New York and moved to Palm Harbor in 1996. She retired as a bookkeeper with Yale Burge Interiors, New York City, and was a hostess for civic functions. Locally, she was president of the Harborettes, the Square Dance Club and the Organ CLub, all of Highland Lakes, Palm Harbor. She was a poet. Survivors include a daughter, Jane Graham Casserly, Glastonbury, Conn.; two sisters, Grace Stanley and Mildred Matthews, both of New Jersey; a brother, Leonard Horner, Maine; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; eight stepchildren; 23 stepgrandchildren and 16 stepgreat-grandchildren. Hartford Trade Service Cremation society, Hartford, Conn.

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LALAS, MITCHELL P., 85, of Lebanon, Ind., formerly of Hudson, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999) at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon. Born in Thomasville, Ga., he came here 27 years ago from Indianapolis. He was retired from the Army, was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, and was a security guard for Kmart. He was a member of Holiday United Church of Christ, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7119 in Indiana and Disabled American Veterans in New Port Richey. Survivors include three sons, Victor, Lebanon, John, Hudson, and Cecil, Spring Hill; two daughters, Donna Hiestand, Lebanon, and Linda Will, Coatesville, Pa.; a sister, Dolly Tate, Pensacola; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Bartelt Road Chapel, Holiday.

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PARKER, PAULA, 77, of New Port Richey, died Wednesday (Aug. 11, 1999) at Heather Hill Nursing Home, New Port Richey. Born in New York City, she came here 12 years ago from Elizaville, N.Y., and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Moose Lodge, past president of the New Jersey Club, Elks Club and Single Club, all of New Port Richey. Survivors include a son, Terry L., Austin, Texas. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Congress Street Chapel, New Port Richey.

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WALTERS, WILLIAM L., 77, of Zephyrhills, died Thursday (Aug. 5, 1999). Born in Tampa, he was a lifelong resident and a mechanic. He was Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Rachel A.; four sons, William Terry and Doye, both of Dade City, Robert Wayne, Greer, S.C., and James Kenneth, Zephyrhills; a daughter, Rebecca Beebe, Dade City; two brothers, Gene, Spring Hill, and Benny, Tampa; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Blount, Curry and Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Garden of Memories Chapel, Tampa.

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WASHENKO, ANNA M., 72, of New Port Richey, died Thursday (Aug. 12, 1999) at Hospice House of Pasco. Born in Philadelphia, she came here 20 years ago from Rockville, Md., and was a legal assistant. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in New Port Richey, Veterans of Foreign Wars Women's Auxiliary, and a volunteer with Hospice of Pasco. Survivors include her husband, George; two daughters, Ann Marie Quesenberry, Herndon, Va., and Kathleen Green, Casselberry; a brother, Joseph Closs, Philadelphia; and two grandchildren. Morgan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Port Richey.

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