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OBITUARIES

CORREA, BELMIRA, 82, of Spring Hill, died Monday (June 30, 2003) at Sterling House in Spring Hill. Born in Plymouth, Mass., she came here in 1983 from Kingston, Mass. She retired from the Foxboro Co. and was Catholic. Survivors include two sons, Russell, Spring Hill, and David, Plymouth, Mass.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Spring Hill.

FORD, ERNEST, 75, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday (July 1, 2003). Born in Athens, Tenn., he came here 11 years ago from Lockport, Ill. He retired from the Air Force as staff sargeant. He enjoyed helping people and doing repair work. Survivors include his wife, Sophia "Alice;" two daughters, Valerie Molloy, Illinois, and Veronica Hicks, Colorado; two sons, Ernest and Martin, both of Holland; and four grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Mariner Boulevard, Spring Hill.

KELLOGG, MARY "KATE," 82, of Homosassa, died Thursday (July 3, 2003) in Ocala. Born in Jefferson City, Mo., she came here in 1971 from Decatur, Ill. She received her registered nurse degree from St. Mary's College, Xavier, Kan., and worked for the Department of the Army Public Information Office. She was a member of St. Scholastica Catholic Church, Lecanto. Survivors include a daughter, Susanne Jensen, Belleview; four sons, William, Waco, Texas, and Michael, David, and Steven, all of Homosassa; a stepson, James Johnson, Arlington, Texas; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Fero Funeral Home with Crematory, Beverly Hills.

LA ROSE, ELEANOR "ELLIE," 76, of Brooksville, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (July 2, 2003) at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center, Brooksville. Born in Clarks Summitt, Pa., she came here in 1972 from St. Petersburg. She enjoyed bingo and was Baptist. Survivors include three sons, Edward, Larry, and Paul, all of Brooksville; a sister, Irene Bond, New York; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Brooksville.

LINDSTROM, EDITH R., 80, of Brooksville, died Wednesday (July 2, 2003) at home. Born in Arlington, Mass., she came here a year ago from Berwick, Maine. She was an Army veteran of World War II, an administrative assistant for Property Owners Association in The Heather, and was Lutheran. Survivors include a daughter, Audrey McSheehy, Milton, N.H.; two sons, Frank, Brooksville, and Dean, Perry; a sister, Manghuld "Thelma" Joiner, Belmont, Mass.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Brooksville.

LINK, BERNADETTE ANN, 90, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (July 2, 2003) at Tampa General Hospital. Born in St. Rose, Ohio, she was an instructor, retiring from General Motors Corp. She was Catholic. Survivors include a sister, Mary Sturwold, Newport, Ohio; a brother, Joseph Dwenger, Celina, Ohio; and 16 nieces and nephews. Turner Funeral Home, Brooksville.

OSIECKI, GLADYS, 74, of Spring Hill, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (July 1, 2003) at Spring Hill Regional Hospital. Born in Illinois, she came here 15 years ago from St. Petersburg. She was retired after 33 years of service with Illinois Bell Telephone Co. and was Catholic. Survivors include her husband, Harry; four brothers, Donald Spielman, Georgia, and Dale, DeWayne, and Ronald Spielman, all of Illinois; two sisters, Juanita Kasz, Spring Hill and Beverly Osiol, Illinois; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

OSYCZKA, HARRY G., 89, of Inverness, died Thursday (July 3, 2003) at New Horizon Senior Citizens Home, Inverness. Born in Blackwood, Pa., he came here in 1974 from East Meadow, N.Y. He was a retired plumber from the maintenance department of Nassau County Medical Center, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of St. Andrew Ukranian Catholic Church of Brooksville. Survivors include a daughter, Anne Body, Citrus Hills; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.

PADDOCK, CECELIA, 90, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (July 2, 2003) in Spring Hill. Born in Honolulu, she was a former member of Eastern Star. Survivors include two daughters, Lenora Winchester, Oroville, Calif., and Ruth Cain, Spring Hill; a brother, Louis Pinot, Maui, Hawaii; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

RANES, MADISON "MATT," 96, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (July 2, 2003) at home. Born in Evansville, Ind., he came here in March, 2003, from Plainfield, Ind. He retired after 47 years with Union Carbide, worked at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at the Indy 500 during May in the 1940s and 1950s, and was Protestant. He enjoyed bowling, golf, softball, roller-skating and table tennis. He received a commendation from the governor of South Carolina. Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Ruth; a son, Richard, Brooksville; a daughter, Marlene Thornberry, Clayton, Ind.; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five great great-grandchildren. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

ROGERS-MOSES, PAMELA SUE, 51, of Crystal River, formerly of Tampa, died Wednesday (July 2, 2003) under the care of Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Camp Atterbury, Ind., she came here in 1990 from Tampa. She was currently working for Superior Therapy, was a hair stylist for 33 years, and was Baptist. She was an Advocate for Autism and other related disabilities. Survivors include her husband, Marvin; three sons, Chad, Homosassa, and Roger and Andrew, Crystal River; two daughters, Nickole Hite, Homosassa, and Jacquelyn Rogers, Crystal River; her father and his wife, James and Terry Hunter, Homosassa; four sisters, Jeanette Williams, Crystal River, Jerilyn Siverio, Valrico, Kimberly and Karen Hunter, both of Houston; a granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Brown Funeral Home, Crystal River.

WALTER, HELEN H., 91, of Naples, formerly of Spring Hill, died Monday (June 30, 2003) at home. Born in Chicago, she moved to Pontiac, Ill., and then came to Florida in 1976, living in West Palm Beach, Spring Hill, and Naples. Survivors include a son, Frederick, Naples; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren. The Beachwood Society, Naples.

WHITE, JOSEPHINE, 67, of Inverness, formerly of Tampa, died Thursday (July 3, 2003) at home, under the care of her husband and Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Geneva, N.Y., she lived in California and Nevada, moved to Tampa in 1989, and then came here in 1996. She worked for Nabisco, Geneva, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Floral City. Survivors include her husband, Walter; three stepchildren, Mark, Michael and Marie White, all of Warminster, Pa.; a sister, Phyllis Cannuli, Marino Valley, Calif.; two brothers, Frankie Bertino, Waterloo, N.Y., and Joseph Bertino, Binghamton, N.Y.; three step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Heinz Funeral Home, Inverness.

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