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CLARKE, PAUL F., 69, of Brandon, died Friday (July 26, 2002) at Alafia Village. Born in Grafton, N.D., he was a member of the civil service. Survivors include his brother, Reginald Clarke, Delaware; and a sister, Susan Selb, Minneapolis. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

ESKELI, PHYLLIS, 71, of Plant City, died Wednesday (July 24, 2002). Born in Elmira, N.Y., she was a homemaker and a member of Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Plant City. Survivors include her husband, Herbert R.; a daughter, Amy M. Jamison; four sons, Daniel, Michael, Timothy and Phillip Eskeli; her mother, Beatrice L. Fiskowski; her brother, Joseph Gronowski; her sister, Nina Gronowski; and seven grandchildren. Wells Memorial Funeral Home, Plant City.

FULTZ, HERMAN EVERETT, 64, of Tampa, died Thursday (July 25, 2002) at University Community Hospital. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, he moved to Tampa in 1970 from Marion, Ohio. He was an Army veteran, an aluminum fabricator and a member of New Life Family Worship Center. Survivors include his wife, Martha; two sons, James, Sneads, and Rodney, Jacksonville; a daughter, Bertha Garcia, Tampa; his father, Everett, Tampa; a brother, Richard, Lutz; a sister, Shirley Chandler, Marion, Ohio; and four grandchildren. Swilley Funeral Home, Tampa.

HOLLEY, CAMERON C., 76, of Brooksville, formerly of Tampa, died Wednesday (July 24, 2002). Born in Tampa, he was an Army veteran of World War II and a retired minister and member of Istachatta Baptist Church, Istachatta. Survivors include his wife of more than 54 years, Catherine; two brothers, Reuel E. Holley, Tampa, and W. Dennis Holley, Oxford, Ohio. Glass Funeral Home, Tampa.

HOLLIDAY, CLATERREE L., 70, of Thonotosassa, died Tuesday (July 23, 2002). Born in Savannah, Tenn., she moved to the Tampa area several years ago. She was a registered nurse. Survivors include her daughter, Teresa Holliday, Bryan, Texas; a son, David Holliday, Plattsburgh, N.Y.; a sister, Neva Cannon, Savannah, Tenn.; a brother, Bob Lucas, Pennsylvania; and a grandson, Steven Holliday Jr. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.

RODRIGUEZ, SALVADOR "EL GALLEGO," 83, of Tampa, died Wednesday (July 24, 2002). Born in Spain, he moved to Tampa in 1971. Survivors include his wife, Eulalia; a daughter, Ines Alvarez; a sister, Basilisa Rodriguez; and two grandsons, Andy and Peter S. Alvarez. Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes & Cemeteries, Armenia-A.P. Boza Chapel, Tampa.

TRIMMER, JOHN EDGAR, 91, of Salisbury, Vt., seasonal resident of Sun City Center, died Tuesday (July 23, 2002) at Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, Vt. Born in Gladstone, N.J., he was a member of the 102nd Essex Troop in Newark, N.J., before World War II. He founded Trimmer Lumber Co. in New Jersey, and in 1961 he bought the Brandon Motor Lodge in Brandon, Vt. In 1980, he retired and wintered in Sun City Center. He was a member and past president of Somerville-Raritan Exchange Club, Somerville, N.J., and a member of the Brandon, Vt., Rotary Club, where he was named Paul Harris Fellow. He was a member of the board of education in both New Jersey and Vermont, and was a member and past president of the Brandon, Vt., Free Public Library and was a Town Lister. He was a "Snowbird" member of the Sun City Center Shrine Club, the Sun City Rotary Club and Sarasota Court No. 189 Royal Order of Jesters. He was also a 55-year member of the Congdon-Overlook Masonic Lodge 106 F.&A.M. in Bernardsville, N.J., the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite at the Valley, Trenton, N.J., Cairo Temple Shrine, Rutland, and a member and past director of Rutland Court No. 105 Royal Order of Jesters. He was a past Deacon at United Community Church of Sun City Center. Survivors include three daughters, Mary Jane Trimmer, Ewing, N.J., Elizabeth Fay, North Plainfield, N.J., and Connie Lucy, Lakewood, Colo.; and one brother, Harry Kay Trimmer, Grand Rapids, Mich. Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home, Brandon, Vt.