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ADAMS, Michael S. 56, died on Jan. 24. Survived by his significant other, Mona Hohenstein; sister, Christie Madrigal; two nephews; and a niece. Moss Feaster-Ft. Harrison

ALBA, Andres 94, of Miramar, FL, passed away Jan. 23, 2008. Survived by loving family. Graveside Services were Jan. 26 at Garden of Memories Cemetery.

ALBERT, Bernice F. 97, Safety Harbor, died on Jan. 10, 2008, at Bon Secours Maria Manor, St. Petersburg. Full obit/Service information may be found at: www.Sylvan 796-1992.

ALBERTSON, Philip W. passed away Jan. 20, 2008. Visitation and Graveside Services were held Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4207 E. Lake Ave.

ANGEL, Donald L 61, of Dunedin, died Jan. 26, 2008 at Mease Hospital. A native of St. Petersburg, he graduated from Dixie Hollins, St. Petersburg JC and USF. He was a member of Seminole Methodist Church. Survived by a brother, Thomas, of Clearwater. Memorial Park Funeral Home St. Petersburg/727-527-1196

BOEN, Paul E. 47, of Clearwater, died Jan. 22, 2008. Survived by brothers, Jeff, David, Mark. Pre ceeded in death by Roger and Cleo Boen. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home

BROADBIN, Majorie 84, Palm Harbor, died Jan. 20, 2008. Funeral Services will be held 10 am Saturday, Feb. 2 at St. Luke's Catholic Church Palm Harbor.

BROWN, Kenneth O. of St. Petersburg, passed Jan. 24, 2008. Born in Illinois, he moved here in 1970 from Ohio. Call Mohn's for details. Mohn Funeral Home/Cremations Seminole/727-393-3481

CABAN, Abelardo Sr. 68, of Tampa, died Jan. 23, 2008. He is survived by his loving family. Adam & Jennings Funeral Home

CAPPADONA, Rose Fulco 71, of Trinity, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Saturday Jan. 26, 2008 ,at her home. Born in New Jersey, she came here in 1966 and worked as an RN for Hospice. She was also an accomplished artist, who shared her beautiful creations with those she loved. She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Jude. Survivors include three daughters, Karen Todaro, Kathy Jenkins, and Lisa Thorson; a son, Thomas Cappadona; two sisters, Angela Grebowski and Dorothy Brockman; four grandchildren, Alicia Montgomery, Jena and Leia Todaro, and Matthew Jenkins; three great-grandchildren, Austin, Luke, and Mason Montgomery. She was predeceased by her husband, Carmen J. Cappadona, and her son, Michael C. Cappadona. Friends will be received at Brett Funeral Home, 4810 Central Ave., on Monday, Jan. 28, 2008 and Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, from 4-7 pm with a prayer service at 6 pm Tuesday. Funeral Mass will be 1 pm Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, at the Cathedral of St. Jude. Online memorial & guestbook @ Brett Funeral Home & Cremation Services 727-321-3321

CARLS, Alvina "Bena" 90, of Lake Tomahawk, WI, winter resident of New Port Richey, died Jan. 25. Survived by daughters, Janice, Joyce; 4 grandchildren. Dobies Funeral Home-Congress St.

CHATHAM, Jay W. 85, of Redington Shores, died Jan. 24, 2008. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Celia "Jo"; 2 sons, Ed, Roswell, GA, and David, of Lafayette, CO; and 2 daughters, Susan Chatham, of Highlands Ranch, CO, and Karin Chatham, New York City; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was a realtor; a member of Pasadena Community Church; a WWII veteran; and a member of VFW Post 10094; the American Legion; and past member of the Seminole Lake Country Club. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers that donations are made in memory of Jay Chatham to the Woodside Hospice, 6770 102nd Ave. N., Pinellas Park, FL 33782. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home & Cremation Service

COCHO, Lila 86, formerly of Tampa, died Jan. 20, 2008, in New York. Surviving is her daughter, Lydia Reveron, and her family. Garden of Memories Funeral Home

COLUMBO, Arnold J. 85, on Jan. 26, 2008, at Bay Pines VA Hospital. He was a native of NYC, and a Clearwater resident for the pasdt 32 years. He was a veteran of WWII, earning the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Florence. Survived by his daughter, Linda (Hal); 2 sons, Richard (Lana) and Greg (Doreen); 6 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild; a brother, Edward; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Moss Feaster Funeral Home in Dunedin, on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2008, from 2-6 pm, with funeral service on Wednesday, at 1 pm. Moss Feaster Funeral Home Dunedin Chapel/562-2040

COMSTOCK, William D. 84, of Gulfport, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2008. Born in East Orange, NJ, he came here in 1946 after being released from a German POW Camp in WWII. He was a veteran of the Army Air Force. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Ruth; daughter, Ruthie and brother, Rupert. Survivors include 4 daughters, Jackie and Patty Comstock, Helen Beaudet and Gail Williers; a sister, Claire Cahill; a brother, Robert; a granddaughter, Melissa Posey; and 2 great grandsons, Jacob and Brock Posey. Graveside services with full military honors for William and Ruth will be presented at 2:15 pm on Monday, March 17, 2008 at Bay Pines National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Hospice Foundation of the FL Suncoast. Please sign the family registry at

DeBRUYNE, Bryon A. 51, of Port Richey, died Saturday, Jan. 26. Born in Detriot, MI, and moved here in 1979. He was an artist. Survived by his mother, May DeBruyne, Michigan; brothers, Kevin, Gerald, and Kurt DeBruyne, Michigan; sisters, Kathryn Grunner, Michigan, Patricia DeBruyne, Michigan; his life partner, Brian Walsh, Port Richey; and friend, James Langford, Port Richey. Dobies Funeral Home-Congress St.

DeMILLE, John Raymond 87, died Jan. 8, after a long illness. Born in Framington, MA, he was a retired business education supervisor and cross country coach in Bethel, CT. He was honored by Bethel, who created the John DeMille Firecracker 10K Road Race for 42 years; was an honored WWII veteran; an active member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church; and held a Pilgrim Degree from Loyal Order of Moose as well as a membership in Elks, VFW and the American Legion. Survived by his granddaughter, Alexandria-Tatjana Nowotny, Germany; a sister, Eleanor Dion, New Jersey; nieces, Diane Urwiller, Clearwater; and Charlotte Dion, New York; and stepsons, Robert May, of New York, and Richard May, of Georgia. Memorial Service will be at the Moss Feaster Funeral Home, 1320 Main St., Dunedin on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 pm. Moss Feaster Funeral Home Dunedin/727-562-2040

DUDLEY, Isabelle M. 90, of Zephyrhills, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008. She is survived by her husband, Arnold of Zephyrhills. Whitfield Funeral Home

EDENFIELD, Dock Price 81, of Valrico passed away Jan. 26, 2008. He was the owner of Dock's Lock and Key Service. He is survived by his loving family and friends. Stowers Funeral Home

GERGELY, Michael P. "Mikey" 43, New Port Richey, peacefully went to heaven Jan. 24, 2008, to go fishing with his father. Mikey leaves behind his loving mother, Patricia Gergely, Dunedin; brother, Jerry, Clearwater; sisters, Patty Rheinsmith & husband Joey, Dunedin, & Mary Kubik & husband, Jerry, Houston TX, & Dianne Gergely, Clearwater; 3 loving nieces, Sharon (Bret) Ruhe, Galion, OH, Julia & Patti Rheinsmith, Dunedin; his wife, Denise & her children, John Weefe, Becky (Mitch) Reed, & Kelly (Jessie) Lindamood; & granddaughter, Megan Reed. Services will be Monday, Jan. 28, 10 am, at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Ignatius, Tarpon Springs. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes Tarpon Springs

GIANAKOS, June 84, of Hudson, died Jan. 26. Born in Carnegie, PA. Preceded in death by husband, Gus, and son, Paul. Survived by son, John. Dobies Funeral Home-Hudson

HANKIN, Amy 98, of Seminole, died Jan. 23, 2008, at Seminole Nursing Pavilion. She formerly resided at Freedom Square in Seminole. She was air raid warden in London during the war. She came to the U.S. in 1974. She was an avid duplicate bridge player and was director of many duplicate games. She was a gentle and gracious lady with many friends. She is survived by a niece, Joan Hufnagef, of Pasadena, CA. She will be sadly missed. National Cremation Society

JONES, Ralph R. 80, of St. Petersburg, died on Jan. 23, 2008, at Northside Hospital. He is survived by his daughter and son. Memorial Park Funeral Home

LOUNSBURY, Eleanor M. 90, of St. Petersburg, passed away on Jan. 25, 2008 at the Palms of Pasadena Hospital. She is survived by her loving family. Anderson McQueen Funeral Home

MARTIN, Reba J. 86, of St. Petersburg, joined her beloved husband of 48 years, Lowell A. Martin, in Heaven, Jan. 25, 2008, and is survived by her loving family. Visitation will be at David C. Gross Funeral Home, 11 am Wednesday, Jan. 30 with services at 1 pm. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memory Gardens. Please visit her online obit and guestbook at: David C. Gross Funeral Homes 6366 Central Ave./727-4911

MILEY, Edith 82, passed away on Sunday Jan. 27, 2008, in Tampa. She is survived by her loving family. Arrangements entrusted to: Gonzalez Funeral Home/813-931-1833.

OLSON, Kenneth J. 63, of Spring Hill, died Jan. 25, 2008. Survived by sons, Paul and John; and daughter, Sarah. Turner Funeral Home 352-796-9661

PACHECO, Maria Rosa 84, of Seminole, died Jan. 26 in Palms of Pasadena Hospice. Born in New Bedford, R.I., she came here in 1988 from Pawtucket, RI. She was a homemaker; a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, and the Pawtucket and St. Petersburg Portugese Clubs. Survived by husband of 57 years, Carols Maunel; son, John (JP), of Seminole; daughter, Inez Pacheco Ribeiro, of Pawtucket, RI; granddaughter, Anna Marie Ribeiro Silva, of Pawtucket, RI; brother, Manuel Morais, of Seminole; and sister, Enriqueta Lucas, of Portugal. Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10:30 am, with visitation 5-8 pm, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, send memorials to hospice. Lewis Mohn Funeral Home Seminole/727-393-3481

ROMANELLI, Arthur J. 82, passed away Jan. 21, 2008. Survived by a son, Robert, of Charlotte, NC; and 2 grandchildren.

SEGIEN, Eugene C. 75, of Zephyrhills, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008. He was an aircraft assembler and an Army veteran. Survived by loving family. Whitfield Funeral Home

SMITH, Ollie 99, formerly of Gibsonton, died Jan. 21, 2008. Survived by children, Alfred E. Smith, Mary Pearson, Betty Norris, Larry Smith and Harriet Neubauer. Garden of Memories

TIMMONS, Edwin Nov. 26, 1958 - Feb. 3, 2002 It has been 6yrs sicne you went to Heaven. We will always love & miss you. Mom, Eddie, & Family

VICKERS, Kenneth Burton 78, died Jan. 25, 2008. Visitation 11:30 am- 1:30 pm, Jan. 29 at Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville. Funeral Services to follow at 2 pm at Florida National Cemetery.

WILSON, William "Bill" 81, died Jan. 23. A Funeral Service 10 am, Feb. 4, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints-Seffner Ward, Brandon. Interment FL National Cemetery. Stowers-Brandon

WYMAN, Wilfred "Spook" expired Jan. 22, 2008, from a long fight with lung disease. A celebration of life service will be at the Clock Restaurant in Zephyrhills. The date is to be announced later. Whitfield F.H.

ZERVOS, Katherine E. 1923-2008 "Much mirth and no madness, all good and no badness" accurately described Katherine Limber in her senior yearbook and throughout her life. She succumbed to cancer early Saturday morning in the presence of her loving husband and children Greg, Terry, Despina Sibley, and Emmanuel. She married Mike Zervos in 1956 and began an odyssey raising 4 children that would become the overriding focus and proudest accomplishment of her life. As matriarch, she attended 6 college graduation ceremonies including the University of Michigan Dental and Medical Schools. She is preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Helen Limber, brother Peter and sister Stella Tsilimingras. In addition to her children, she is survived by 9 grandchildren, her brother Andrew Limber and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to the Tampa General Hospital Foundation or Florida Suncoast Hospice. Viewing will be held at Moss Feaster Funeral home (1320 Main St., Dunedin, FL) from 6-8 pm Monday with Trisagion service beginning at 7. The funeral will be at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (409 S. Old Coachman Rd, Clearwater, FL) on Tuesday at 11 am, interment to follow at Curlew Hills in Dunedin. Moss Feaster Funeral Home 727-562-2040