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Published Jul. 8, 2010

ADAM, Thelma "Terri" age 74, of Tampa, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Mrs. Adam came to Tampa from her native, New York in 1965. She was a retired law secretary and worked for Morgan & Morgan. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Ernest Adam Jr. Survivors include her son, Eugene Adam of New Port Richey; daughter, Sharon Winkelpleck of Tampa; brother Samuel Aber of Long Island, NY and grandchildren, Sierra Iwanicki, David Adam and Michael Adam. Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) 10:30 am at Segal Funeral Home, 3909 Henderson Boulevard, Tampa. Interment will follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society. An on-line guestbook is available at

BALES, David "Wayne" 49, of Tampa, passed away June 20, 2010. Wayne was born in Zanesville, OH. He moved to Tampa in 1973. He enjoyed Nascar Racing, fishing, bike riding and music. He was preceded in death by his father, David J. Bales; paternal grandparents, David R. and Daisy P. Bales; maternal grandparents, Marcellous A. and Eula B. Rogers. Wayne is survived by his loving family and friends. His mother, Martha Hines, brother, Jeff Hines; niece, Fayth Hines all of Tampa; sister, Marsha Saxton, nephew, Paul Saxton; great-nephew, Austin Saxton; uncle and aunt, Jack and Opal Rogers of Creston, OH. He had a special love for his companion of 10 years, Jonell Pasley. Wayne you will always be in our hearts, We love you so much. Our lives bloom with memories, and like flowers each memory is different, each memory is beautiful. Words of comfort may be expressed at 813-237-2900

BARBEE, Patty 66, of Gulfport, died July 6, 2010. Survived by daughters, Robin and Rita; mother, Dora; brothers, Gary, Tony, Ronald; granddaughter, Jordan. See obit

BARTOLO, Dean Anthony 39, of Oldsmar, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2010 in Clearwater as a result of an accident. He is survived by his son, Christian; father, Raphael of Lutz; mother, Gisa of Dunedin and three brothers, David, Donald, & Daniel. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Friday, July 9, 2010 at Eternal Rest Funeral Home 727-733-2300

BIGSBY, Ronald Celebration of life service will be held TODAY, July 8th at Ft. De Soto Park. Please join us at the East Beach, shelter #15 at 7:30 for a sunset service. Potluck dinner to follow.

BLAKNEY, Annie 78, of St. Petersburg, died Monday, July 5, 2010, at Edward White Hospital. Born in St. Petersburg, she attended local schools. she was a retired housekeeper with private families. She was a member of Greater Mt. Zion AME Church. She is survived by son Charles Baldwin; daughter Carolyn Frazier; 6 grandchildren; a host of great-grands, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Funeral services 1pm Saturday, July 10 at Greater Mt. Zion AME. Visitation 3-8pm Friday, July 9th, family will receive friends 7-8pm at the funeral home chapel. "A McRae Service"

BLANEY, James J. 85, Deacon of St. Luke Catholic Church, formerly of Diocese of Rockville Centre passed away on July 6, 2010. Married to Mary for 60 years, who survives him along with 6 children; 12 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Employed at NBC, NY for 35 years, ordained for 22 years. A visitation will be held at St. Luke Catholic Church on Friday, July 9, 4-8 pm with a prayer service at 7:30 pm followed by a Funeral Mass on Saturday beginning at noon. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Petersburg Deaconate of St. Luke Outreach.

BROADWATER, Herman J. 85, of St. Petersburg, died July 4, 2010 at Bay Pines VA. He is survived by his wife Doris; 4 sons: Glen, Stewart, Lloyd, & Robert; and his caregiver Ted Lloyd. He worked at Glen L. Martin Aircraft & Westinghouse in Baltimore. He was a Navy veteran and served in Germany. He loved to garden, collect stamps & coins, and most of all he loved Bingo. Arrangements to be determined.

BROWN, Aston 83, of St. Petersburg, died on July 2, 2010. A native of St. Catherine, Jamaica. He was a former Security Guard at JFK Airport, NY. Locally he was a member of Traveler's Rest Missionary Baptist Church, serving on the Deacon Ministry and other Ministries. Survivors: wife; son; 2 daughters; stepson; 6 siblings; 9 grandchildren; other relatives and friends; Funeral service 11am Saturday, July 10th, Traveler's Rest M.B. Church. Visitation 3-5pm Friday, July 9th, at Smith Funeral Home, 894-2266; wake service 6pm at the church. Share condolences at

CAMERON, Otis 92, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Bayfront Medical Center. Born in Americus, GA, came here 73 years ago. He was a retired mechanic with Ten Pin Lanes and a Pinellas County Precinct Deputy for 28 years. He was a member of new Mt. Olive P.B. Church where he was a deacon for 48 years. He is survived by his loving family: 3 sons, Otis Cameron Jr. (GiGi), Perry Cameron Sr. (Sandra), Wayne Cameron (Cindy); 2 daughters, Barbara Whitehead (Ervin) & Donna Cameron; sister Mildred Bush; 21 grandchildren; a host of great-grands, other relatives and friends. Funeral services 11am Saturday, July 10 at New Mt. Olive PBC, where family will receive friends 6-7pm Friday, July 9th. "A McRae Service"

CANTARELLA, Faye T. Of New Port Richey, passed away July 6, 2010. She attended St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in New Port Richey, and was a pioneer parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Dunedin. Survived by son, Stephen Cantarella of Safety Harbor and daughter Karen and husband David Zimmerman of Brooksville and two grandsons Justin and Tyler. Visiting hours Thursday, from 6 pm until 8 pm at Holloway Funeral Home. Funeral mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Friday, at 10 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of the Florida Suncoast or American Heart Association. Holloway Funeral Home, Inc. 112 Bayview Blvd., Oldsmar, FL 34677 813-855-2439

CHAMBERS, Bette Ruthe "Betsy", 57, of Spring Hill, died July 3, 2010. She is survived by her loving sons, mother and siblings. Turner Funeral Homes 352-796-9661

CORCORAN, Julie Passed on July 4, 2010. Survived by sons, Steven, Ricky and partner Bruce Kleszcz. Julie's memorial is at 6pm, July 8th at Archibald Park, Madeira Beach.

COURTER, Dorothy Marie Nathe, 80, of New Port Richey, died July 4, 2010. She is survived by a daughter, Victoria Bartruff and loving family. Services 4 pm Saturday at Michels & Lundquist.

DADSWELL, Jack E. Jr. 86, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at Edward White Hospital. Born in Cincinnati, OH, he was brought to St. Petersburg when he was six months of age. He attended elementary school at Central Primary, located on the site now occupied by Pinellas County Building at 150 5th St. N. He attended St. Petersburg High School until Spring, 1943, when he was selected to enter officer training at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. After basic training at San Mateo, CA, he spent time in Midshipman training at sea in the Pacific. In 1945, he graduated with scholastic honors from the Academy and commissioned Ensign, USNR and USMS. In 1946, Jack entered St. Petersburg College for pre-law courses, where he would be elected President of the Student Body and the Honor Council. In 1947 Jack entered Law School at the University of Florida. Prior to graduation, he was recalled to active duty by the U.S. Navy, to serve in Korea. He served as tactical officer aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt, 6th Fleet. In 1952, he re-entered the University of Florida, and graduated with his Doctorate degree in Jurisprudence. He opened a law office, and worked as a general practitioner. As a Lieutenant, USNR, Jack was appointed Commanding Officer, United States Naval Reserve Officer's Training School, St. Petersburg, consisting of more than 100 Naval Reserve Officer Trainees from Ensign to Captain. He later was appointed the rank of Lt. Commander. He was a member of the American Legion, National Group. His legal career led to positions of City Judge, Treasure Island, FL., City Attorney and City Judge, Town of Gulfport; and Assistant City Judge of the City of Madeira Beach. In 1963 he was appointed by Governor Farris Bryant to the position of Justice of the Peace, District One, Lower Pinellas County. He was later elected Circuit Judge, Sixth Judicial Circuit, State of Florida, serving in Civil, Criminal and Juvenile capacities until retiring in 1979. After a short hiatus, he was one of the first to become certified as a Mediator of Civil Litigation in Pinellas, Pasco, and Hillsborough Counties, which he held until 2002. In this interim, he helped to conclude, by agreement of all parties, nearly 3000 Circuit Court lawsuits, without need for a trial. He is survived by wife, Ruth Dadswell; son, Mark Dadswell; daughter, Lynda Yancey; son, John Dadswell, and son, Josh Dadswell; grandchildren, Drew Houston, Justin Dadswell, Chris Houston, Amber Yancey, Emma Dadswell, Robert Dadswell; great grandchild,Taylor Houston; sister-in-law, Gloria Robinson; two neices and so many friends and family. There will be a visitation from 7 to 9 pm on Friday, June 9, 2010 with a funeral service at 11 am on Saturday, June 10, 2010 all at Anderson-McQueen Family Tribute Center. Visit the family's personalized online Guestbook @ Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home N.E. St. Petersburg Chapel 727-822-2059

DAVIS, Nolds K. 57, of St. Petersburg, died Friday, July 2, 2010. He is survived by his daughters, Jonda Solomon and Ife Davis; son, Renard Jefferson and a loving family. ALifeTribute-Gulfport

DUPUIS, James 71, of New Port Richey, died July 5, 2010. Survived by 3 children, Tina, Dana & James; 5 grandchildren. Dobies FH/Congress Chapel

ENGELENBERG, Lema (Hawkins) passed away peacefully June 4th. She was preceded by her beloved husband Henry "Junior" Engelenberg and her siblings Evelyn, Sarah and Wesley. She graduated from St. Pete High School while working at Webb city. She attended Nurses training at Pensacola during WWII. After the war she married Junior and they started building houses together. They didn't have children but life was full of work, fun, dogs and caring for friends and family. She is survived by her nephew Albert, great-nephew Gabriel and great-niece Aleah. May she rest in the everlasting arms. Memorials to a favorite animal charity.

FINCH, Polly Maxine 94, formerly of Clearwater, died on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Born in Largo, she was the pianist for Largo Baptist and a member of both Calvary Baptist and Skycrest Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Alex D. Finch, the first chief of detectives for Clearwater Police Department, former Mayor of Clearwater and practicing attorney in Clearwater for many years. She is survived by a daughter, Donna Finch; a sister, Faith Laurance Geiselman; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at 10 am on Friday at the funeral home, followed by services at 11 am at Moss Feaster Funeral Home, 693 S. Belcher Rd., Clearwater. Burial will follow at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park.

FRANGELLA, Catherine L. 91, of Hudson, died July 6th. Survived by children, Janet, Mary Ann, Anthony; sister Rachel; grands, great-grands, and a great-great-grandson. Faupel F.H. 727-849-9964

GILBERT, Ronald Keith 62, of St. Petersburg passed away July 6, 2010. A native of St. Petersburg, Ronald was a graduate of Boca Ciega High School and worked at his family's jewelry store, Gilbert Jewelers, for over 40 years. He had an avid love for boating, fishing, Florida Gators, crossword puzzles and his pets. And more than that, he had a profound love for his family, friends and especially his two daughters. Survivors include his parents Jerome and Thelma Gilbert; brothers, Mark and Scotty; and daughters, Candace and Kimberly. Services will be 10:30am today at Congregation B'nai Israel, 300 58th Street N, St. Petersburg. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Park, Largo. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to PARC (Pinellas Assn. for Retarded Children). Online guestbook at David C. Gross Funeral Homes 6366 Central Ave. 727-381-4911

HAYMAN, Kenneth Paul 53, of Tampa passed away Sunday, July 4, 2010. He is survived by his loving family and many friends. Affinity Cremation

HENRY, Clarence Sr. of Largo, passed away July 6. A native of Dawson, GA. Owner/Oper-ator of Sanitation Service Co. He was a member of Shiloh M.B. Church and he was a Mason. Survivors include son Jerry Henry of St. Petersburg; 6 sisters; 3 brothers; 4 grands; uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins. Visitation Friday from 6-8pm at the funeral home, Funeral Services 11am Saturday at Shiloh MBC, 13255 118th St. N, Largo. Young's F.H. 442-2388

HICKS, Markedus 29, of St. Petersburg, died on July 2, 2010. Funeral service 11am Friday, July 9th at The Holy Ghost Church of God, 2910 5th Ave. S. Visitation 4-7pm Thursday, July 8th, family will receive friends 6pm at Smith Funeral Home, 894-2266. Share condolences at

HILTON Joseph "James" born in St Petersburg, Aug 31, 1978. After a long hard battle he is now at peace, James died July 5, 2010. He is survived by his parents - mother Tina Dunn (Roger), Kingman, AZ; father Kelly Hilton (Tammie Peters), Hudson; daughter Chelsea Hilton, Palm Harbor; grandparents Joseph & Martha Hilton, Clarksville, IN & James & Cathy Reese, St Petersburg, aunt Patty, Lakeland; aunt Alice, Floyd Knobs, IN; cousin Debbie, Brandon; cousin Karissa, IN; extended family, Michael (Laura) Peters, Erica & Chelsea Peters, Steven Peters; special friends Keith & Billy & special friend Joanna; & survived by many other loving & caring family & friends.

HOLM, Elsa 78, of Spring Hill, died July 7, 2010. Viewing Friday, 6-8 pm with funeral service Saturday, 10 am at Trinity Memorial Gardens, New Port Richey.

HOLT, Betty passed away from respiratory failure Saturday, July 3, 2010 in Tryon, NC. She was a retired school bus driver for the Polk County School System. She is survived by her loving husband, Carl M. Holt; son, Carl A. Holt (Deborah); daughters, Lisa Garcia (Florencio) and Carla Andres (Miguel); brother, Tinsley Ashley; sister, Kate Holt, and granddaughter, Margaret Holt. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 10 am at Wells Memorial Funeral Home in Plant City. Visitation will take place Thursday evening from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Wells Memorial Funeral Home

HUMISTON, David Walter 49, Johnson City, entered into rest, Thursday, July 1, 2010 at his residence. Mr. Humiston was a former resident of Largo before moving to Johnson City, TN. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jacqueline Lyne Bane Humiston. He was a former manager of Leverlocks Restaurant and The Fish House both in St. Petersburg. Mr. Humiston enjoyed his work as a manager and chef, traveling, music, and motor sports. His special love was his family and his Akita dogs. Mr. Humiston leaves his wife, Vanessa Faith Parnell; one daughter, Ashley Humiston, Florida; his father, Charles William Humiston and his wife, Pat; two brothers, Steve Humiston, Osage Beach, FL and Marc Humiston, Larg; two sisters, Cheryl Smith, Orlando, and Teresa Jacobs, St. Petersburg, his lifelong friend, Robby Tyler and several nieces and nephews. The family of David W. Humiston will receive friends Friday, July 9, 2010, from 10 am until a Memorial Service at 11 am at Tetrick Funeral and Cremation Services. Minister Steve Hill will officiate. Online condolences may be viewed through Tetrick Funeral and Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37601 423-610-7171 is serving the family.

HUNT, John J. sailor, shipmaster, friend,beloved husband and fatherpassed away peacefully on July 4th, 2010 in Sun City Center.A true American hero, he was born in Cleveland, OH on May 1st, 1929 to mother, Marie and father, Ralph. John graduated from Bowen Navigation School in 1952.He served proudly in the U.S. Army during WWII.After which, he began a career in the American Merchant Marines, following the issuance of his U.S. Coast Guard papers in 1954.He advanced as a ship's officer from Third Mate through the ranks attaining the rank of Ship's Master in 1978. As Ship's Master, he sailed with a number of companies including Maritime Overseas, American Heavy Lift, and Glen Eagle Management. He was an honorary member of the Panama Canal Pilot Association and card carrying member of the Maritime Association of the Vietnam War Era Merchant Marines. John was instrumental in establishing American Heavy Lift, who he sailed for from 1985 through 1987. Following his service with AHL; his services were requested as Master with Glen Eagle Management in late 1987 in order to lead a convoy of ships into the Kuwait Gulf.On Oct. 16th of 1987, a silkworm missile fired by an Iranian soldier pierced the wheelhouse of the USNS Sea Isle City. This incident was the fuel that started Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.Shattering glass blinded Captain Hunt and forced him into early retirement from active seafaring. John retired in November of 1988 and while his sight never returned to normal he led a full life in the Brandon, area. He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanie; his daughter Carla; stepson, Kirt, stepdaughter, Sheri; and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends for visitation, Saturday, July 10beginning at 10 am at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 County Rodd. 39 S., Plant City, 33567. Services will follow at 11 am with Father Michael O'Neill officiating. Interment in Hopewell Memorial Gardens. Expressions of condolence may be made at

JAMISON, Renysha Rachelle 10, of St. Petersburg, died on July 5, 2010. Funeral service 2pm Saturday, July 10th, New Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church. Visitation 4-8pm Friday, July 9th, family will receive friends 7:15pm at Smith Funeral Home, 894-2266. Share condolences at

JONES, Naomi L. 88, of Brandon, passed June 30. Survived by relatives and friends. Viewing Friday, 5-9 pm at Wilson Funeral Home.

KRUSCHWITZ, Virginia S. 84, of Tampa, passed away, July 6, 2010. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Walter; daughters, Nancy Kruschwitz of AL and Sharon Walters of OK; sister, Farrall Justice of TN, and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends 6-8 pm Thursday, July 8th, at the funeral home, 1602 W. Waters Ave. with the funeral service 11 am Friday, July 9th at Tampa Baptist Church, 300 E. Sligh Ave. Swilley Funeral Home 813-932-6157

LARRY, Willie L of Clearwater passed June 29. Home going, 11am, Saturday, July 10, Shiloh MBC, Dunedin. Visitation Friday, July 9, 10am-7pm at Carnegie-Dallas Funeral Svc. (727)330-7661

LARSEN, Kenneth R. of Ridge Manor, died on July 4, 2010. He was predeceased by his wife Betty Ann of 52 years in 2003. He was the son of the late Albert and Ruth (Hentz) Larsen of Meriden, CT. He went to Meriden Schools, the University of Connecticut and UCONN law school. He was a senior partner in a small law firm in Meriden prior to his retirement to Florida. He was an active member of the community in Meriden where served as the Spelling Bee Master for many years, a member of Civitan, and the First United Methodist Church of Meriden. After his retirement, he was active in the Lighthouse in Dade City, the Trilby United Methodist Church, and the local Christian Coffee House. He is survived by a son Kurt and his wife Jeanne of East Granby, CT; a daughter Sue Larsen of Meriden, CT, and six grandchildren Rebekah, Bruce, Randy, Jake, Monique, and Kristofer. At his request, there will be a memorial service at the Trilby United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 17, 2010, at 4 pm and no other services.

LAWSON, Marian Ellinwood 83, native and life long resident of St. Petersburg, died June 30, 2010, at Hospice House Woodside. Friends may call 5 to 7 pm Friday, July 9, 2010, at E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home 4100-16th St. No. Funeral Services will be 11 am Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Allendale United Methodist Church 3803 Haines Road with Rev. Darwing Reedy and Fred Ellinwood, Jr. officiating. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Online memorial and guest book at E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home St. Petersburg 727-528-2880

LUND, Allyson J. 46, of St. Petersburg, died July 3, 2010. Survivors: ex-husband Richard; daughter Jaqueline; son Richie; and granddaughter Hannah. Neptune Society

MARINER, Robert 75, of St. Pete Beach, died Monday, July 6, 2010, at home. Born in Chicago, he came here in 1981, from Oak Park, IL. He served as a St. Pete Beach City Commissioner from 1993-1997, and was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, St. Pete Beach. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jacquelyn; five children, William, John, Mary Woody, James and Patricia Davis. He was predeceased by a son, Michael. Other survivors include a sister, Patricia O'Sullivan and 6 grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be 10 am Monday, July 12, 2010, at St. John's Catholic Church in St. Pete Beach. A reception will follow at the parish hall, followed by entombment at Memorial Park Cemetery. On line memorial & guestbook @ Brett Funeral Home & Cremation Services 727-321-3321

McNEW, Jacqueline L. 47, passed away July 4, 2010 in Hudson. Survived by 2 sons, Steven and John McNew; 1 granddaughter, Adrienne McNew. Grace Memorial Gardens FH 863-5471

MORIN, Michael John 72, of St. Petersburg, died July 6, 2010, at Countryside Rehab and Healthcare Center. He is survived by a loving family. For complete info, contact Reese Funeral Home 391-9954

MURRAY, Elizabeth Carswell Townsend Dezell 97, passed away July 5 with family by her side in the care of Suncoast Hospice at Sweetwater ALF of Largo. She is survived by daughters, Marcia and Virginia (Wayne) of Sedona AZ. She was pre-deceased by husbands James Dezell and Chester Murray Sr., sister Virginia Townsend Dodge. Betty's family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Lavender Team of Suncoast Hospice, Clearwater FL, for their wonderful compassion and care where memorial donations may be sent in lieu of flowers. Services will be held in Massachusetts.

OSINSKI, Irena age 79, passed away Saturday, July 3, 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wladyslaw and Bronislawa Dyminski; brothers, Henry and Zbigniew Dyminski. Survivors include her husband, Leopold of Tampa; daughters, Grazyna and Halina of Tampa, Bozena, Indian Rocks Beach; grandson, Michal; granddaughters, Magdalena, Karla and Christie-Ann; great-granddaughters, Lucy, Lily and Sofie; great-grandson, Cayden, all of Tampa. The family will receive friends from 4:30 until 7 pm Friday, July 9, 2010, at Blount & Curry Funeral Home, 605 S. MacDill Ave. with Recitation of the Rosary at 5:15 pm. A Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 am Saturday, July 10, 2010, at St. Paul's Catholic Church 1800 12th. St. North, St. Petersburg. Entombment will follow in the Garden of Memories Mausoleum in Tampa. Contributions may be made to St. Paul-Polish Mission, 1800 12th. St. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33704. Please sign the online guestbook at

PANNIER, Fredrick Paul was born Aug. 24, 1951 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He spent his formative years in his much loved Buenos Aires, Argentina. During these years, the family periodically travelled to the States to visit grandparents, aunts and uncles on propeller planes, on the first jets, and on several ocean liners, before permanently relocating to the States with his family when he was 17 years old. He served honorably in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era in Fort Walton Beach, and in Thailand. Later, Fred studied photography at Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, CA, and moved to New York City upon graduation. He was self-employed and was fullfilled by his 20 year career in audio visual multimedia presentations for fortune 500 companies. His profession took him to resorts all over the world. Brazil, Argentina, Thialand, Hawaii, Alaska, Japan, Canada, England, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, and Russia were among the places Fred visited. He was a member of IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) and worked on a Broadway production. Fred is survived by his father, Frank Joseph; his mother, Madlyn "Kiki" nee Menendez; his siblings, Ginny, Alice, Brian, and Jon; and by his beloved son, William Forest Pannier who gave him his greatest sense of pride and joy. He was preceeded in death by his eldest brother, Frank Mario. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Fred will be laid to rest at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell later this summer. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a financial contribution to Donate Life America and becoming a registered organ and tissue donor in his memory. Words of comfort may be expressed at 813-237-2900

PEREZ, Lorenzo Jr. "Papo" 53,passed away July 3, 2010. He was born in Waukegan, IL and is survived by his wife of 30 years, Esther; sons, Andrew & Anthony; mother, Dolores; 2 brothers & 4 sisters.

PETERS, Robert H. 90, of Port Richey, passed away July 5, 2010. Survived by sons, Robert and Daniel Peters and James Geaughan and their wives, Patricia, Sharon and Debbie; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Formerly of Granby, MA. Grace Memorial Gardens Funeral Home 863-5471

SADLER, Robert E. 64, passed away July 6. He is survived by his wife, Karen of 42 years; son, Rob and grandson, Caden of Palm Harbor; daughter, Pattie Ryan; grandchildren, DeWayne and Tabitha and great grandson, DeWayne of Hudson; brother, Michael, of New Port Richey. Florida Direct Cremation

SCOTTI, Salvatore A. 87, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at Bayfront Medical Center. There are no known survivors. ALifeTribute-Gulfport

SLOBODIAN, Harry 89, New Port Richey, died July 3. Retired from Chrysler Corp., WWII Veteran. Survived by son, Donald (Debbie); sister, Sophie; 2 grands. Dobies FH/Congress Chapel

SMITH, Smitty 65, of Holiday, died July 6, 2010. Survivors: sisters, Jackie and Sue; nephew, Eddie Rayhill. Dobies F.H. - Holiday Chapel

SOZANSKI, Antonia 80, passed July 6, 2010. Born in Poland. Survived by husband, Jakob; son, Walter; daughters, Danuta Jarzyna & Barbara Gibbs; granddaughter, Savannah. Downing FH

SPENCE, Tommy D. Jr. died July 5. Services on Saturday, July 10, at 2 pm, with visitation 1 pm until service at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater.

SPROLES, Lewis P. 88, of Brandon, MSG U.S. Army Ret. WWII and Korean War veteran, died July 3, 2010. To sign guestbook please visit Veterans Funeral Care 524-9202

STANLEY, Francis A. A long time resident of Gulfport, died July 6, 2010. He was born in Charlestown, MA and was a graduate of Suffolk University. He was a veteran of WWII and proudly served with the 2nd Armored Division. He was a Boston Police Patrolman and later worked as an investigator for the Commonwealth of Mass Alcohol Beverage Control Commission before retiring to Florida in 1981. Predeceased by his first wife, Pauline (Lundbohm); stepson, John P. Jacobs; and his second wife, Clare (Grassa). He is survived by his son, Joseph Stanley; daughter, Kathryn Stanley; brother, Roy Stanley and his wife, Eileen; many nieces and nephews and devoted long time family friend, Carol McCarthy. Services will be private. ALifeTribute FuneralCare - Gulfport

TANG, Marilyn 59, of Tampa, passed away April 10, 2010. Marilyn was born on Jan. 1, 1951 in China to Jin Ziang Liu and Yuzen Wang. She is survived by family and friends. Marilyn was loved and will be missed by all who knew her. Words of comfort may be expressed at 813-237-2900

TANG, Sen 61, of Tampa, passed away April 10, 2010. Sen was born on Sept. 18, 1948 in China to Jinpin Tang and Jinghua Zheng. He is survived by family and friends. Sen was loved and will be missed by all who knew him. Words of comfort may be expressed at 813-237-2900

TAYLOR, Judge Peter J.T. 83, of Tampa, went to be with the Lord July 3, 2010. He was born in Crookham, Northumberland, England and moved to Tampa when he was a few months old. He attended local schools, graduating from H.B. Plant High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945-47 as a 2nd Lt. in Korea. He graduated from the University of Florida with a BSBA degree, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order, and from Stetson University College of Law, where he was designated "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities." He practiced law in Tampa until being appointed a Circuit Judge of the 13th Judicial Court in 1983. During his tenure, he was appointed Administrative Judge of the Probate Law Division and the Family Law Division. While Administrative Judge in the Family Law Division, he helped implement and coordinate the court procedures regarding domestic violence safeguards. Judge Taylor was a member of the Florida Bar and all State and Federal Courts, the Hillsborough County and American Bar Associations, and the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Family Law Inns of Court of Tampa Bay and the American College of Probate Counsel. He was a member of Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, the Scottish Rite, Holyrood Masonic Lodge, Egypt Temple Shrine and the St. Andrews Society of Florida. He was a former member of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla, Tampa Yacht and Country Club, Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club, the Tampa Club and the Merrymakers Club. Judge Taylor is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jane; his daughters Carole T. Kirkwood and her husband, Dan, and Susan T. Schnitzlein and her husband, Paul; six grandchildren, Jim, Pete and Wendy Kirkwood and Ellen, Matt and Nathan Schnitzlein; his sister, Sarah Jane Taylor, all of Tampa, and his brother-in-law, Dr. James R. Duke of Baltimore, MD. He was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas A.T. Taylor. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2010, at 11am at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church. Honorary pallbearers will be the active and retired judges of Hillsborough County. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to LifePath Hospice, 3010 Azeele Street, Tampa, FL 33609 or to the charity of their choice.

TERRY, Larry B. 69, of Plant City, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Survivors include his loving wife, Leilani Terry; son J.B. Terry, both of Plant City; sister, Wanda Braswell (Jamie) of Tallahassee; brothers, Melvin S. Terry (Carmen) of Tallahassee, and Gary G. Terry of Lutz, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Terry served in the U.S. Army from 1957-60. He was employed by the Tallahassee Police Department from 1961-66, Leon County Sheriff's Office from 1966-68, and Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office from 1969-2003, retiring as a Major. He was also a graduate of the FBI National Academy, 123rd session. The family will receive friends, 6 8 pm, Thursday, July 8, 2010, at Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Culley's Meadowwood Funeral Home Timberlane Road Chapel. Interment will follow at Culley's Meadowwood Memorial Park. Please view the online guestbook at

TRAPANI, Bruno G. 50, of Indian Shores, is home with his Lord who called him on July 5, 2010. Bruno came here in 1978, from his native Somerville, NJ. Bruno worked 20 years as a real estate agent with Caldwell Banker Sun Vista Realty, Indian Shores and was a member of First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, Largo. Bruno was preceded in death by his father, Bruno A Trapani; sister, Dolores "Babe" Clifford; nephew, Louis Chelstowski and loving family member Anthony Pisano. Survivors include his devoted wife, Denise of 1 ½ years; his mother, Dolores Trapani; sister, Christine Trapani Clifford and her husband, Gary; niece, Christina Ann Clifford, all of Largo; niece, Nina Maria Bellucci and her husband, Michael; great-nephew, Baby Luca of Boston, MA; mother-in-Law, Lilly Smith, and brother-in-law, Michael Smith, both of Orlando. Friends may call from 1 pm until service time at 2:30 pm Monday at First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33774. Entombment will follow in First Baptist of Indian Rocks Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Suncoast Hospice (Ivory Team), 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33760. Moss Feaster F. H. 727-562-2080

TRIPPEL, Donna 83, passed away June 30th in Largo. She is preceded in death by her husband, Al Trippel. Survivors include sons, John Minick, Robert Minick, Kurt Minick; daughter, Joan Minick; grandsons, Marlin and Bru Minick; brother, Bill Fennell; and sister, Libby Kridler. Funeral arrangements under the care of Moss Feaster Funeral Home Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.

VALENTINE, Doris 72, of St. Petersburg, died on June 29, 2010. She was a 1955 graduate of Gibbs High School and received her Nursing Degree from St. Petersburg College. She worked as a Registered Nurse at Bayfront Medical Center and traveling nurse over 20 years and a member of Trinity Presby-terian Church, serving with the adult and gospel choirs, and other ministries. Survivors: 2 sons; 2 daughters; brother; 3 sisters; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Memorial services 1pm, Saturday, July 10th, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2830 22nd Ave. S. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to Trinity Presbyterian Church or Happy Workers Day Care. Share condolences at Smith Funeral Home 894-2266

VICEDOMINI, Andre 75, of Bay Islands, South Pasadena, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and came here in 1990, from Staten Island, NY. He was a Bus Operator in New York City and served in the U.S. Army as a Sgt. He was a member of St. Johns Vianney Catholic Church St. Pete Beach. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Frances; 1 daughter, Andrea Vicedomini of Old Bridge, NJ; 1 sister, Patricia (Thomas) Nazzaro of Staten Island; and 3 grandchildren, Kristin, Daniel, and Matthew Weber of Old Bridge, NJ. He was predeceased by a son, Frank. Graveside Services with military honors will be 12:45 pm Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Online memorial and guest book at E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home St. Petersburg 727-528-2880

WAELDE, George F. 93, of Liverpool, passed away Sunday at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was born in Rochester, NY and lived in Fulton and Port Richey for many years. He retired from Seal-right and was a communicant of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church. Mr. Waelde was a U.S. WWII Army Air Corps veteran. He enjoyed square dancing, golfing and barber shop singing. His wife of 58 years, Mae passed away in 2003. Survivors: children, Charlie (Kaye) Waelde, Peggy (Tom) Ford, and Roberta (Ron) Richardson; grandchildren, Mike Ford, Max and Alec Richardson. A funeral service will be held 1pm Sunday, July 11th, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 904 Vine St., Liverpool with a reception to follow at the church. Contributions may be made to St. Matthew's Episcopal Church or Palliative Care Team @ St. Joseph's Hospital. Condolences may be offered at

WALKER, James R. 76, of Palm Harbor, died June 29. Survived by wife Joyce; daughter, Barbara; son-in-law, John. Memorial Gathering July 17, 11 am at National Cremation Society 4945 East Bay Drive.

WISNIEWSKI, Sylvester 89, of Palm Harbor, died June 29, 2010. Survived by daughters, Barbara & Susan (Robert); sister, Vera; granddaughter, Jennifer. Contact Curlew Hills F.H. 727-789-2000

ZEIMET, Lucy Edythe 83, of Hudson, died July 3. Survived by sisters, Ruby Ieronimo, Barbara Rumsey; brother, John Ieron and loving nieces & nephews. Dobies FH/Hudson Chapel