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BROWNING, WALTER ROBERT "BOB," 41, of Tampa, died Thursday (Feb. 23, 2006). Survivors include his wife, Dawn; his mother, Cassandra, Tampa; his maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Booth, Tampa; and three sisters, Michelle, Tampa, Robin Garcia, Orlando, and Elizabeth Manaugh, Riverview. Blount & Curry Funeral Home, MacDill Avenue Chapel, Tampa.

DOREMUS, BARBARA M., 76, of Brandon, died Friday (Feb. 24, 2006). Survivors include four sons, Terry, Craig and Michael Manning, and William Joseph Doremus; two daughters, Donna Sainz and Trina Abbott; a brother, Clayton Utter; two sisters, Kathleen Maggio and Carol Ackley; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon Chapel.

DULLE, WILLIAM J., 79, of Tampa, died Friday (Feb. 24, 2006) at Hernando Pasco Hospice, New Port Richey. He was born in Detroit and moved to the area 20 years ago from Napa, Calif. He was an operating engineer in the construction industry and was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Thelma; two sons, William Jr., Salt Lake City and Jim, Trinity; a daughter, Maryann Dowless, Brooksville; a brother, Phil, Napa; two sisters, Dorothy Dulle and Betty Lou Bryant, both of Napa; seven grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Faupel Funeral Home, Port Richey.

GADD, FRANCIS "FRANK" OLIVER, 85, of Salisbury, N.C., formerly of Sun City Center, died Friday (Feb. 10, 2006) at home surrounded by his family. He was a retired automotive engineer. He was born in Parkwater, Wash., and graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a degree in mechanical engineering. At the onset of World War II he joined the Navy, attaining the rank of lieutenant. He served in submarine combat in the Pacific Theater and was off the coast of Japan when the war ended. After the war, he moved to Pontiac, Mich., to work for the truck and coach division of General Motors. There he met and married Harriet Rose Irving in 1947. He and his wife retired to Hendersonville, N.C., in 1977 where he pursued his hobbies of woodworking and model-making. They were very active members of the Etowah United Methodist Church. They relocated again to Sun City Center in 2000, where he was active in the Sawdust Engineers and the woodcarvers group. Survivors include a son, Francis "Skip" Jr.; two daughters, Susan Gadd Griffis and Katherine "Kay" Gadd; and two granddaughters. Summersett Funeral Home, Salisbury, N.C.

HENSHAW, BERNADETTE M., 69, of Ruskin, died Friday (Feb. 24, 2006). She moved to the area from Woonsocket, R.I., in 1975, first to Wimauma, later moving to Ruskin. She was a custodian for St. Anne Catholic Church for 24 years and a member of St. Anne's Woman's Guild. Survivors include her husband, Larry; a son, Steven; a daughter, Dawn Marie Licona; a sister, Jeanne Brown; and three grandchildren. Zipperer's Agape Mortuary & Crematory.

NELSON, LUE ELLA, 83, of Plant City, died Friday (Feb. 24, 2006) at home. She was born in Alabama and was employed by Kraft Foods and Wal-Mart. She was a member of the Plant City Church of God. Survivors include a son, Robert; two daughters, Ethel Robbins and Karol Hughes; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Wells Memorial Funeral Home, Plant City.

SCOTTO, ANGELA MARY, 52, of Riverview, died Wednesday (Feb. 22, 2006). A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., she lived in the Brandon area for the past 18 years. Survivors include her mother, Concetta; three brothers, Salvatore, John and Peter; and four sisters, Carmela Sciabarra, Livia, Mary Scotto, and Catherine Scotto-Shapiro. Serenity Meadows Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Riverview.