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HILLSBOROUGH OBITUARIES

BELLUCCIA, MARY ANN, 73, of Tampa, died Monday (Nov. 12, 2001). She was a Tampa native and lifelong resident. She was a retired schoolteacher after many years and was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Rosalie Ann Belluccia; a son, Alfonso J. "Al"; and a brother, James J. Valenti. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.

BRILLANTES, MARK AHREN, 18, of Brandon, died Saturday (Nov. 10, 2001). He was born in Englewood, N.J. He was attended Brandon High School where he was a member of the Honor Society Latin Club, he played on the junior varsity baseball team, and had a full academic scholarship at the University of Florida. He also worked as a store clerk. Survivors include his father, Joseph Brillantes, Brandon; his mother, Susan Brillantes, Brandon; and three brothers, Joseph Jr., Francis, and Anthony, all of Brandon. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

FERREIRA, ROSE HENDERSON, 61, of Tampa, died Thursday (Nov. 8, 2001). She was a Tampa native and lifelong resident. She was a homemaker and was Catholic. Survivors include a friend, Sammy Cundiff, Tampa.

GONZALEZ, CONCHITA M., 91, of Tampa, died Monday (Nov. 12, 2001). Survivors include a sister, Estella M. Cole, Coral Gables; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Gonzalez Funeral Home, Tampa.

JOHNSON, JOHN THOMAS, 71, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Nov. 10, 2001) at Bay Pointe Nursing Pavilion. He came to St. Petersburg in the 1970s from his native Baltimore. He was an instructor at Hillsborough Community College. He received a bachelor's degree in math and engineering, a master's degree in math from Johns Hopkins University and a master's degree in math from the University of Illinois. He received a degree from Maryland Teachers College. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. Survivors include a brother, Maurice Johnson Jr., Baltimore. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.

KIRK, HAROLD EDWIN, 83, of Brandon, died Friday (Nov. 9, 2001) at Brandon Regional Hospital. Born in Robinson, Ill., he came to the Tampa area 32 years ago from New Jersey. He was an engineer manager for ITT-Federal Electric Corp., he participated in Meals on Wheels, he volunteered at a local hospital and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Brandon, where he was very active. Survivors include a son, Ross, Brandon; two daughters, Ellen Duffin, Denville, N.J. and Phyllis L. Western, Peachtree City, Ga.; and seven grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

MOONEY, JEAN WEBSTER, 86, of Tampa, died Saturday (Nov. 10, 2001) at University Community Hospital on Fletcher. Born in Mobridge, S.D., she came here 50 years ago. She owned and operated her own business, was a member of the Christ the King Catholic Church where she served on the Ladies Guild, the Circle of 8, worked in the library, and with Mother's Club at Christ the King School and at Jesuit High School. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Buckett, Milaca, Minn.; three sons, Michael J. Mooney, Brandon, Dr. John P. Mooney, Odessa, and Mark F. Mooney, Tampa; two sisters, Grace Mary Keefe, Fort Myers and Dollyanna Webster, Maitland; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Marsicano-B. Marion Reed-Stowers Funeral Home, Tampa.

PEREZ, JUANA, 77, of Beverly Hills, formerly of Tampa, died Saturday (Nov. 10, 2001) at Lecanto. She moved to Beverly Hills six years ago from her native Tampa. Survivors include her husband, Claudio; three brothers, Miguel, Frank, and Herbert Marrerd, all of Tampa; and several nieces and nephews. Fero Funeral Home with Crematory, Beverly Hills.

VULGAMORE, ROBERT A., 90, of Inglis, formerly of Tampa, died Tuesday (Oct. 30, 2001) at Crystal River Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wakefield, Ohio, he moved to Inglis 28 years ago from Tampa. He was a retired truck driver and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a life member of the VFW Post 8698 and was Protestant. Survivors include his son, Larry, Ohio; his daughters, Judith LaMere, Satellite Beach, Roberta Smith, Texas, Nancy Zervis and Gail Harmon, both of Inglis, and Elizabeth Lowe, Morganton, N.C.; and 15 grandchildren. Brown Funeral Home, Crystal River.

WILLIAMS, WALLIE N. SR., 70, of Tampa, died Thursday (Nov. 8, 2001) in Tampa. Born in Worcester, Mass., he came here 16 years from Worcester. He was a truck driver and a Korean War Navy veteran. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Lopez, Worcester; four sons, Wallie N. Williams Jr., Worcester, Delroy L. Williams, Brandon, Kenneth R. Williams, Berlin, N.H., and Clifford Williams, Manhattan, N.Y.; four stepchildren, Debbie Garretson and Douglas Cramer, both of Lakeland, Mark Cramer, New Jersey, and Gary Cramer, San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Joseph Williams, Tampa; and several grandchildren. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Garden of Memories Chapel, Tampa.

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