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BELLINO, LORETTA A., 64, of Largo, died Monday (Jan. 26, 2004) at home. She was born in Philadelphia and came here in 1968 from Williamstown, N.J. She worked as an automobile paint and supplies sales person since 1971. Survivors include two sons, Charles D., Orlando, and James A., Fort Worth, Texas; a brother, Carl Wise, Williamstown; and two grandsons, Victor C. Bellino, Orlando, and James A. Cox, Valrico. National Cremation Society, Largo.

LENIO, MICHAEL A., 45, of Largo, died Sunday (Jan. 25, 2004) in Largo. He came here in 1970 from his native Brooklyn, N.Y., and attended both Seminole and Largo high schools. He was a roofer and a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Seminole. Survivors include his father and stepmother, Andrew and Marcella Lenio, Largo; four sisters, Maria Kalck, Tarpon Springs, Geraldine Lenio, Seminole, and Phyllis Helbling and Kathy Breese, both of St. Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.

MURPHY, PATRICK EDMUND, 61, of Largo, died Sunday (Jan. 25, 2004) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Detroit and came here in 1989 from Topsham, Maine, and was a retired federal Housing and Urban Development administrator and Navy medical officer. He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Elks Lodge. Survivors include a daughter, Shannon Murphy, Largo; three sons, Patrick, Slatington, Pa., Mark, Chesapeake Beach, Md., and Sean, Topsham; a sister, Mary Clark, Largo; a brother, Joseph Murphy, Foxboro, Mass.; and a grandson. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.

PANGBORN, MARTHA HOLLAND, 104, of Largo, died Sunday (Dec. 21, 2003) She was born in Terre Haute, Ind. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Clearwater. Survivors include a son, Earl Pangborn Jr., Key Colony Beach; a daughter, Martha Jane Seidensticker, Boynton Beach; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

STOUT, RUBY B., 81, of Largo, died Tuesday (Jan. 27, 2004) at home. She was born in Beach Haven, N.J., and came here in 1984 from Toms River, N.J., where she retired as a clerk/cashier for Acme Market and formerly she worked as a dental hygienist and during World War II as a riveter. Survivors include a nephew, Leon Cranmer, Somerville, Maine; and four nieces, Donna Naglreiter, Palm City, Ruby Cramer, Egg Harbor, Ga., Emily Robinson, Blairsville, Ga., and Kathy Marquez of New York. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.

WERNECKE, ROBERT CHARLES, 50, of Largo, died Friday (Jan. 23, 2004) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He came here in 1971 from his native Pittsburgh. He was a master carpenter and member of Carpenters Union 140, Tampa. Survivors include his companion, Lisa Carpenter, a son, Kevin, and a daughter, Natalie Carpenter, all of Largo; two brothers, William, Palm Harbor, and Paul, New Port Richey; and six sisters, Theresa Downs, Clearwater, Alice Hanchett and Julia Rolewski, both of Davenport, Iowa, Shirley Price, Mary Rizza and Dorothy Crossen, all of Pittsburgh. Clearwater Funeral Home at Belcher, Dunedin.

WIEBRECHT, DOROTHY R., 90, of Largo, died Thursday (Jan. 22, 2004) at Sabal Palms Health Care Center, Largo. She was born in Oxford, Md., and came here in 1972. She was Methodist. Survivors include a niece, Loretta Morgan, Baltimore. National Cremation Society, Largo.


KELSEN, DOROTHY "BEATRICE," 91, of Seminole, died Friday (Jan. 23, 2004) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. Born in Washington, D.C., she came here in 1970 from Bowling Green, Ky. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Giles Episcopal Church in Pinellas Park. Survivors include two sons, Christopher Kelsen, Cincinnati, and Kenneth Kelsen Fremont, Calif.; and two grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.