GAYNE, DOROTHY A., 83, of Dunedin, died Monday (March 19, 2001) at Mease Dunedin Hospital. She came here in 1983 from her native Watertown, N.Y. She was a homemaker and attended Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Dunedin. Survivors include her husband, Vernon B. Sr.; four sons, Vernon B. Jr., Largo, John E., Safety Harbor, Bruce F. and Michael E., both of Adams, N.Y.; a daughter, Renee L. May, Webster, N.Y.; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Dunedin Chapel.
MARTIN, EDMOND H. SR., 92, of Dunedin, died Sunday (March 18, 2001) at Mease Dunedin Hospital. He came here in 1992 from his native Philadelphia, where he retired as a truck driver for Allied Chemical. He was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, New Port Richey. Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Ida; two sons, Edmond Jr., Palm Harbor, and Jim, Philadelphia; a daughter, Ruth Foltz, Port Richey; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Palm Harbor Chapel.
STANFORD, MARGARET E., 80, of Dunedin, died Sunday (March 18, 2001) at Mease Continuing Care, Dunedin. She was born in Gadsden, Ala., and came here in 1950 from Pleasant Grove, Ala. She was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church and a past president of the VFW Post 2550 Auxiliary, both of Dunedin. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy, Cabot, Ark., and Aubrey, Otto, N.C.; a sister, Sue Shabutt, Northport, Ala.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
FULTS, ELBERT O., 90, of Palm Harbor, died Friday (March 16, 2001) at Mease Countryside Hospital, Safety Harbor. He was born in Morrison, Tenn., and came here in 1974 from Oak Park, Ill., where he retired as a bank auditor after 30 years with the Federal Reserve Bank. He was a member of Palm Harbor United Methodist Church and enjoyed his rose garden, computer, reading and cooking. Survivors include nine cousins, Edith Duncan, Manchester, Tenn., Theda Bates and Lois Brown, both of Indianapolis, Donald Edwards, Myra Williams and Wilma Ashby, all of New Castle, Ind., Arless Frazier, Peoria, Ill., Harold Frazier, Washington, Ill., and Lois Ann Lewis, Fayetteville, Tenn. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.
GREGG, FRANKLIN JR., 78, of Palm Harbor, died Saturday (March 17, 2001) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He was born in Cadillac, Mich., and came here in 1990 from East Lansing, Mich. He retired as associate director of the Michigan State Auditor General's Department. He formerly owned and operated Gregg an Mleko of East Lansing, Mich. He was an accounting instructor at Michigan State University and was listed in Who's Who in the Midwest. He was a member of Palm Harbor United Methodist Church, the Highland Lakes Association, New Port Richey Elks Lodge 2284 and the American Institute of CPAs. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Marjorie L.; and a daughter, Sandra A. Gregg, Palm Harbor. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.
MacLAVERTY, SHELDON A., 79, of Palm Harbor, died Thursday (March 15, 2001) at Mease Dunedin Hospital. He was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, and came here in 1980 from Hobart, Ind. He worked for 36 years as a postal inspector for the U.S. Government. He was an Army veteran of World War II and served in the European Theater. He attended Palm Harbor United Methodist Church and was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Dorothy; a son, Bruce, Palm Harbor; a brother, Terry, Crown Point, Ind.; five sisters, Norma Semanchik, Surprise, Ariz., Lorraine Smith, Shirley Rickard and June Kimble, all of Crown Point, and Corrine Reichanadter, Hebron, Ind.; and two grandsons, Michael MacLaverty and Joseph MacLaverty. National Cremation Society, Largo.
BEHRINGER, ELSIE M., 101, of Tarpon Springs, died Saturday (March 17, 2001) at Harborside Healthcare, Palm Harbor. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., was a visitor in Tarpon Springs since the 1950s and moved here in 1981 from Glendale, N.Y. She worked as a bookkeeper in New York City. She was a member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Tarpon Springs, where she was the chairwoman for the St. Timothy Blood Drive for many years. Survivors include her sister-in-law and caregiver, Gladys Behringer; and several nieces and nephews. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, New Port Richey.