BROWN, CHAPLAIN JAMES F. "JIM," of Bayonet Point, died Friday (July 26, 2002) at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center, New Port Richey. Born in Chicago, he came here in 1997 from Sanford. He was a chaplain with 10 years of service for the Good News Jail & Prison Ministry, Richmond, Va., and five years of service for the Pasco County Detention Facilities in Land O'Lakes and New Port Richey, and an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of Cops for Christ, West Central Florida Chapter, Port Richey, and Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, Land O'Lakes, and attended Gulfview Grace Brethen Church, Port Richey. Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Barbara; four sons, James and Joseph, both of Columbus, Ohio, and Richard and Craig, both of Valdosta, Ga.; two daughters, Elizabeth Brown, New Hampshire, and Jennifer Vince, Orlando; and nine grandchildren. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Hudson.
CLARFIELD, JULIA, 89, of New Port Richey, died Friday (July 26, 2002) at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center, New Port Richey. Born in Chelsea, Mass., she came here in 1982 from Flushing, N.Y. She was a dental assistant and Jewish. Survivors include her brother, Myron Miller, Lexington, Mass. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home and Cemetery, New Port Richey.
DEBOUTER, THELMA I., 73, of New Port Richey, died Friday (July 26, 2002) in Hudson. Born in Salisbury, Vt., she came here in 1977 from Middlebury, Vt. She was a seamstress with 25 years of service for Van Rawlt Manufacturing. Survivors include three sons, John and Vance, both of Middlebury, and Stacey, New Port Richey; a brother, Amos Supernois, Winchester, N.H.; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, New Port Richey.
MAYBERRY, EULA MAE, 86, of Port Richey, died Friday (July 26, 2002) at Bayonet Point Health and Rehab Center, Hudson. Born in Daisy, Tenn., she came here seven years ago from Chattanooga, Tenn. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star, Past Matron, Daylight Chapter 206, Miami, and First Presbyterian Church. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Clyde; two sons, Bud, St. Petersburg, and Gary ; and three grandchildren. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.
MONTERO, CHARLES, 64, of New Port Richey, died Friday (July 26, 2002) at James A. Haley VA Medical Center, Tampa. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here 25 years ago from Centereach, N.Y. He was a diesel mechanic for Ryder Truck Company, Tampa, and a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He attended St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Helen; two sons, Charles, New Port Richey, and James, Holiday; four daughters, Kathleen Griffin, Holly Johnson, Colleen O'Drain, and Jean Bready, all of New Port Richey; a sister, Maureen Towey, Edmonds, Wash.; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home, New Port Richey.
VELLA, NICHOLAS, 24, of Dade City, died Friday (July 26, 2002) as a result of an automobile accident. Born in Syossett, N.Y., he was a longtime resident of this area. He was a student at ITT Technical Institute. Survivors include his father, Joseph Vella, New Port Richey; his mother and step-father, Angela and David Johns, Dade City; a brother, Joseph Vella, Columbus, Ohio; a maternal grandmother, Gloria Costarella, Dade City; grandparents, Joan and Willy Minicozzi, Levittown, N.Y.; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Hodges Family Funeral Home, Dade City.
YOUGREN, DALE, 68, of New Port Richey, died Wednesday (July 24, 2002) at North Bay Hospital, New Port Richey. Born in St. Peter, Minn., he came here in 1982 from Morgan City, La. He was a merchant marine veteran of the Korean war and a member of DAV Chapter Fl 78. Survivor include his son, Timothy, Henderson, Minn.; a brother, Charles, Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, Mercedes "Vicki" Bell, New Port Richey, and Charlotte Stone, Sullivan, Ill.; a grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home and Cemetery, New Port Richey.