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BOSLEY, MARY, 84, of Inverness, died Wednesday (July 24, 2002) at Nature Coast Lodge, Lecanto under the care of Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Red Bay, Ala., she came here in 1997 from Orlando. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Grove Road Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, John Childers, Fulton, Miss., and Tom Bosley, Marietta, Ga.; four daughters, Janet Nusbaum, Inverness, Nelly Childers, Memphis, Tenn., Mary Freeman, Buford, Ga., and Peg Honeycutt, Arlington, Va.; two brothers, Clinton Gooch, Oakland, Tenn., and Richard Gooch, Quitman, Miss.; three sisters, Geraldine Phillips, Jackson, Miss., Wanda Phillips, Booneville, Miss., and Linda Burbank, Fruitland Park; many nieces and nephews; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness.

DiPINTO, MARY P., 70, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (July 24, 2002) at home. She was born in Queens, N.Y. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Alfred DiPinto Sr.; four sons, Timothy, San Marco, Calif., Alfred DiPinto Jr., Spring Hill, John, Tampa, and Peter, Long Island, N.Y.; and a daughter, Elizabeth Zickmund, Long Island. Turner Funeral Homes, Brooksville.

EDWARDS, WILLIE MAE, 63, of Crystal River, died Wednesday (July 17, 2002) at Seven Rivers Community Hospital, Crystal River. She was born in Homosassa and was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a retired dietary specialist and a member of the Unity Church of Christ Written in Heaven of Crystal River. Survivors include three sons, Merlin Cooper, Inverness, Michael Sawyer, Columbia, S.C., and Kenneth Fulmore, Melbourne; two daughters, Diane Scriven and Shetia Edwards, both of Crystal River; five brothers, Ike, Quintin and Otto Brooks, all of Crystal River, Ronnie and Eddie Brooks, both of St. Petersburg; three sisters, Clara Johnson, Cynthia Stewart and Geraldine Brooks, all of Crystal River; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Cason Funeral Chapel, Inverness.

GERVAIS, ELVIRA, 71, of Inverness, died Tuesday (July 23, 2002) at Mariner Health Care Center of Inverness. Born in Boston, she came here in 1983 from East Bridgewater, Mass. She was a seamstress in the clothing industry. Survivors include two sons, Gary J., Floral City, and Richard T., Inverness; two daughters, Doreen Gervais-Ang, Newbury Park, Calif., Linda C. Loless, Springfield, Mo.; a sister, Josephine T. Corrao, Raynham, Mass.; and five grandchildren. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home With Crematory, Inverness.

PARRELLI, MERRICK A., 61, of Brooksville, died Monday (July 22, 2002) at Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill. Born in Bridgeport, Conn., he came here 13 years ago from Shelton, Conn. He was a retired final assembler of gas turbine engines and a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Marianna; a brother, John, Milford, Conn.; and a sister, Evelyn Cousins, Bridgeport. Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill.

ZOEHRER, MARGARET, 81, of Spring Hill, died Monday (July 22, 2002) at Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill. Born in Budapest, Hungary, she came here 27 years ago from Olmstead Falls, Ohio. She was homemaker and a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Survivors include her son, Tom, Conroe, Texas; and two granddaughters. Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.