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BOLDUC, CARL V. "VIC," 74, of Clearwater, died Sunday (Sept. 26, 2004) at home under the care of Hospice of the Florida Suncoast after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Windham, Conn., and came here in 1994 from Willimantic, Conn. He retired as a dairy manager and receiver for A&P Walbaums Food Emporium and was an Army veteran serving with the Atomic Energy Commission. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Willimantic, and an avid bowler and member of several leagues in Connecticut and locally at the Dunedin Lanes. Survivors include his wife, Mary L.; a son, William N., Panama City, Fla.; two brothers, Oliver and Roger, both of Chaplin, Conn.; four sisters, Patricia Bolduc, Clearwater, Ellen Bonin, Windham, Elizabeth "Betty" Hawkins, Mansfield Center, Conn., and Margarette Montpelier, Dayville, Conn.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

BUSWELL, SUSAN DENISE, 48, of Clearwater, died Friday (Sept. 24, 2004) at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, St. Petersburg. She came here from her native Bartow, and worked as a pediatric cardiology nurse for four years at All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg. She was a member of Abundant Life Church of God, Largo. Survivors include a son, Nathaniel O., Clearwater; a brother, Bruce Buswell, Dobson, N.C.; and a sister, Nancy Pizzano, Tobaccoville, N.C. National Cremation Society, Largo.

COIL, BETTIE, 87, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Clearwater, died Sunday (Sept. 26, 2004) at Timberlake Care Center, Kansas City. She was born in Australia, immigrated in 1946 to Chicago, came here in 1973 from Kansas City and in 1996 returned to Kansas City. She worked in sales for Woolf Brothers department store and in retail management for Green Cross Health and Beauty Aid, both in Kansas City. She was an active member of Highland Presbyterian Church of Largo. Survivors include a daughter, Janice Hammer, Kansas City; a brother, Jack Stewart, Perth, Western Australia; and a sister, Elizabeth Green, Broken Hill, New South Wales. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

MEYERS, NADINE R., 76, of Clearwater, died Friday (Sept. 24, 2004) at home. She came here in 1979 from her native Rochester, Minn. She was a homemaker and a member of Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, Safety Harbor. Survivors include a son, James, Clearwater; a daughter, Nancy Willmering, Coral Springs; a brother, Richard Kunz, Kasson, Minn.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Dunedin Chapel.

PRENDERGAST, JOSEPH T., 73, of Clearwater, died Monday (Sept. 27, 2004) at the VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Providence, R.I., and came here in 2003 from Riverside, R.I. He owned a variety store in East Providence, R.I., and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Largo, and formerly a member of St. Brendan's Catholic Church, and a member of American Legion Post 10 and the Disabled American Veterans, all in Riverside. Survivors include his wife, Jean; two sons, Joseph, Fort Myers, and Anthony, Burrillville, R.I.; a stepdaughter, Sharon Charron, Liberty, S.C.; a brother, Howard, Rumford, R.I.; two sisters, Rita Prendergast, East Providence, and Anne Prendergast, Chevy Chase, Md.; two grandsons; and two stepgrandchildren. International Gulf Breeze Chapel, Largo.

SMITH, DOREE ANN, 75, of Clearwater, died Monday (Sept. 27, 2004) at home of cancer. She was a homemaker. She was a 45-year member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Clearwater, where she was a eucharistic minister. She received a Bishops' Award and the St. Jude the Apostle Award. She was a volunteer at King's Highway School and a crossing guard and, in 1972, she received a special award from the superintendent of schools. She was also a member of the Clearwater High School band, football and track booster clubs. Survivors include her husband, Dick; three sons, John, Tarpon Springs, Dick Jr., Palm Harbor, and Matt, Clearwater; a daughter, Susan K., Nashville; and a sister, Kathryn, Reston, Va. Rhodes Funeral Directors, Druid Chapel, Clearwater.