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Gulfport

GIRONE, LOUISE A., 100, of Gulfport, died Monday (Jan. 31, 2000) at Boca Ciega Center. Born in France, she came here in 1978 from New Rochelle, N.Y. She worked as a nurses' aide at Bahama Shores for 14 years and was a member of Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Anthony, Harrison, N.Y.; three daughters, Juliette Girone, South Pasadena, Susan Girone, New Rochelle, and Frances LaValla, Gulfport; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home.

St. Pete Beach

SHUMAKER, LOWELL L., 66, of St. Pete Beach, died Monday (Jan. 31, 2000) at Bayfront Medical Center. Born in Galion, Ohio, he came here in 1997 from Hilton Head, S.C. He retired as a store manager for Sears, having worked in Cleveland and Indianapolis, and was an Air Force veteran, achieving the rank of captain. He was Protestant and received a bachelor's degree in business in 1955 from Kent State University. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Sue; a son, Michael A., Philadelphia; a daughter, Lynn A. Shumaker, Cincinnati; a brother, Carl; three sisters, Joyce, Wanda and Avalon; and two grandsons, Nathan and Tyler. E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, St. Petersburg.

South Pasadena

ATWOOD, LEONETTA M., 93, of South Pasadena, died Tuesday (Feb. 1, 2000) at home. Born in Mackinac Island, Mich., she came here in 1974 from Ferndale, Mich. She was a homemaker and an Episcopalian. Survivors include a son, Lloyd R., Troy, Mich.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Homes and Crematory, Central Avenue Chapel, St. Petersburg.

GARGUILO, NEIL V., 61, of South Pasadena, died Sunday (Jan. 30, 2000) at home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here in 1978 from Queens, N.Y. He worked for Boley Centers as a production worker and later as a social program assistant. He played softball for the Boomerangs and attended Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Gulfport. Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Lucy; a son, Vincent, Seminole; and a sister, Marie Maloy, Long Island, N.Y. Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home.

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