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ANDREWS, WILLIAM N., 78, of Hudson, died Saturday (Sept. 9, 2000) at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. Born in Salem, Ohio, he came here 17 years ago from Dayton, Ohio. He was a procurement specialist for the U.S. government, and a retired lieutenant colonel from the Air Force. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was Protestant. Survivors include his wife, Jean Andrews; a daughter, Carol D. Krueger, Miamisburg, Ohio; a brother, Jack, Maryland; a sister, Aletha Stout, Hudson; and two grandchildren. Wellwood/Grace Funeral Home and Cemetery.

BLISS, BRYCE L., 74, of Brooksville, formerly of Clearwater and Hudson, died Saturday (Sept. 9, 2000) at home. Born in Clearwater, he moved to Brooksville in 1988. He was a retired foreman of the maintenance mechanics department for Stauffer Chemical Co., Tarpon Springs, where he worked for 34 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Gulf Ridge Park Baptist Church, Brooksville. Survivors include his wife, Ollie M.; two sons, Lionel Bliss, Crawfordville, , and Lonnie Winkles, New Port Richey; a daughter, Margie Berry, Hudson; two brothers, Dale, Hudson, and Ray, Spring Hill; and two sisters, Wilma McGee, Fort Pierce, and Sandy Bliss, Spring Hill; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Hudson Avenue Chapel, Hudson.

BOOTH, ANITA, 75, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (Sept. 9, 2000) at North Bay Medical Center. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she came here 25 years ago from Levittown, Long Island, N.Y. She was a key punch operator and accountant for Meenan Home Heating Oil, New York. She was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, New Port Richey. Survivors include a sister, Marjorie Kramer, New Port Richey. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.

FULLER, EDWARD J., 74, of Port Richey, died Saturday (Sept. 9, 2000) at Arbors at Bayonet Point, Hudson. Born in New York City, he came here 28 years ago from Lindenhurst, N.Y. He was a retired cable splicer for GTE and retired from the New York City Sanitation Department. He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hudson, and a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Father Felix Ullrich Council 5869, Port Richey. Survivors include his wife, Jeanne D. Fuller; two sons, John, Norwich, N.Y., and Dan, East Hampton, N.Y.; a daughter, Kathleen F. Reilly, New Port Richey; a sister, Jeanne Flynn, Hudson; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Congress Street Chapel.

GERVAIS, DANIEL G., 76, of Palm Harbor, formerly of Holiday, died Friday (Sept. 8, 2000) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He was born in Graniteville, Mass., and came here in 1998 from Holiday. He was a retired managing engineer for Zayres. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Tarpon Springs. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Westford, Mass.; a former member of Holiday Lakes West Civic Association, Holiday. He was a gold medal winner of bocce and a 2-mile walk with Senior Olympics. Survivors include his wife, Anne R.; a daughter, Martha Coolidge, North Chelmsford, Mass.; a brother, Aime, Westford, Mass., three sisters, Adrienne Valcourt and Denise Reynolds, both of Manchester, N.H., and Lucille Bennett, Vernon Hills, Ill.; and three grandsons. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Tarpon Avenue Chapel, Tarpon Springs.

PRZYBYSZEWSKI, ERIC II, 17, of Port Richey, died Saturday (Sept. 9. 2000). Born in Lancaster, Pa., he came here three years ago from Columbia, Pa. He was a senior at Ridgewood High School and an employee at a McDonald's restaurant. He was Roman Catholic. Survivors include his parents, Eric, Lackawanna, N.Y., and Barbara Przybyszewski, Port Richey; a sister, Jeannette Przybyszewski; paternal grandparents, Jerzy and Wanda Przybyszewski, Lackawanna; maternal grandfather, Joseph Zawadzki, Port Richey; two aunts, Sophia Greiner, Springville, N.Y., and Anna Harr, Marysville, Ohio; and a great-aunt, Stella Kubicki, Port Richey. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.

SKAGGS, FRANK, 101, of New Port Richey, died Saturday (Sept. 9, 2000) at Whispering Pines Nursing Center, New Port Richey. Born in Elizabethtown, Ky., he came here 33 years ago from Paris Crossing, Ind. He was a foreman for Acme Steel Co., New Port Richey, and was Protestant. Survivors include two sons, Franklin, Crystal River, and George T., New Port Richey; two daughters, Louise Baker, Old Town, Mary Weddle, Paris Crossing, and Opal Chamberlin, New Port Richey; 25 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, New Port Richey.