ALLAERT, Paul W. 80, of Moline, IL, passed away Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 at The Life Path Hospice House in Ruskin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am Monday, May 16, 2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline. Visitation will be 2-5 pm Sunday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111-1st St. A, Moline, IL with a Christian Wake service at 1:30 pm. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island with military honors conducted by the American Legion Post 227, East Moline. Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline or to St. Ambrose University. Paul is the son of Wilbur C. Allaert and Ruth Taylor Allaert. Paul graduated from United Township High School in 1949. Paul played football for U.T. and earned the nickname "Bulldog" for his tenacity on the field, especially as a kick-off return man. Paul attended Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI and after proudly serving in the United States Marine Corps in the Korean War, he returned to his family home in Carbon Cliff and enrolled at St. Ambrose College, receiving his BA degree in 1956. He joined his father in the family business; Allaert Rendering and served as Plant Manager in Carbon Cliff. Paul was later employed by the Rock Island Arsenal after the closing of Allaert Rendering and held the position of Management Analyst, retiring in 2001. Paul played on the 1951 Quad City Mohawk Football Championship team and was also a very proud member of the Marine Corps League. Paul was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline where he served as a reader, usher and also served on the Parish Council. Paul enjoyed boating and reading and was very proud of his time in the Corps. "Once a Marine, always a Marine". Paul is survived by his sister, Mary Joy Feeney, Rock Island; his four children, Teresa (Michael) Thompson, Lutz, Courtney Allaert, Lithia Springs, GA, John Allaert, Carbon Cliff, Mary (Michael) Childers, Apollo Beach; grandsons, Corey Paul Childers, Stephen and Michael Thompson; granddaughter, Kellie Nally; great grandson, Zakary Nally and special friends of the family, Jeff and Nina Zeglin, Rock Island, Irene Kerr, Moline and Janet Noren of Riverview. Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com. Brewer & Sons Funeral Home 813-835-4991
BACHMAN, Stephen Edward 63, of Clearwater, died Monday, May 9, 2011. He is survived by his son, Jeffrey; four grandchildren and a loving family. ALifeTribute-Gulfport
BARNETT, Stanley 85, passed away May 10, 2011 in Palm Harbor, FL. Survived by wife, Florence, 2 daughters, Roseann and Jeri; 2 sons, Mark and Michael; sister Arline and 6 grand kids.
BELL, Bruce G. 71, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was an avid Phillie fan, a member of the American Coaster Enthusiasts and of the Jewish faith. He is survived by his wife: Darlene; son: Ira; uncle: Occie (Dubbie) Wilsker and grandchildren: Mark, Victoria & Haley. Visitation for friends will be 2-3 pm Friday, May 13, 2011 at Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel where a service will be conducted at 3pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Merritt Funeral Home Spring Hill Chapel 352-686-6649 "Family Owned & Operated" www.merrittfuneral.com
BOWLES, Barbara 73, of Holiday, died May 6, 2011. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at 2 pm at Trinity Memorial Gardens Funeral Home 727-376-7824.
BRESEE, Jonathan A. 40, of Largo, died May 6, 2011. Survived by 2 children; mother; 3 brothers. Arrangements by Abbey Affordable Largo, 727-517-2340
BUSCHENA, Arnold J. Jr (Arnie), 90, of Clearwater, passed away May 6, 2011. He was born in Winthrop, Mass. and was a veteran of WWII, severing in the U.S. Army Air Forces. He graduated from the University of Maine with a B.S. degree. He came to St. Pete in 1951 and came to Clearwater in 2001. He worked for Florida Power Corp; retiring after 31 years as a Transmissions Project Engineer. He was a 50 year volunteer in the B.S.A., were he held the Wood Badge and Silver Beaver Award. Survived by 2 sons Arnold J. III, Jacksonville, Paul F., Irvington, KY and a step-son Franklin C. Bowman, Clearwater. He had six grand children and eight great grand children.
CLIFTON, Robert L. 88, of Spring Hill, passed on May 11, 2011. He was a WWII Army Air Corp. veteran of the 509th Composite Group under Col. Paul W. Tibbets. He was originally from Oregon, OH, where he was an Assistant Fire Chief for the Coy Fire Department. He moved to Clearwater and lived in Pinellas County in 1958 to 1991, then moved to the Spring Hill area. He was a member of the East Gate Mason Lodge # 355 of Clearwater. He retired from Eliwitt-Have a Tampa Cigar company as a salesman. Robert graduated from Clay High School in Oregon, OH. His last days were under the care of HPH Hospice. He is survived by his loving wife, Iris; daughter, Kandy and her husband Frank; brother, Charles Clifton of Dayton, OH; and several nephews and nieces. Brewer & Sons 352-596-4991
COBLE, Luther J. 86, of Dunedin, passed May 8, 2011. Luther was a WWII Veteran in the U.S. Navy. Survived by his wife, Rita; step-son, William; step-granddaughte,r Alissa; niece, Nancy Caslick of Oregan; nephew, James Bollero of Indiana and other nieces and nephews of the Indiana area. Curlew Hills
CRANE, Richard S. 88, of Crystal River, died May 3, 2011, at his daughter's home in Clearwater; daughter's Jill Grabowski and Michele Crane at his side. www.mossfeasterclearwater.com
CREWS, Ewell Gene Died April 23, 2011 at the University Community Hospital in Tampa. He was born Feb. 16, 1935 in Lamont, FL to the late Cora and John Crews. He was a star athlete at Hillsborough High School. after graduation he joined the U.S. Air Force and proudly served his country for over 23 years. He was a Vietnam veteran, awarded the Bronze Star Medal, and many other meritorious citations. He continued his love for country and military affiliation, by being an active member of the Temple Terrace VFW Post 10140, for many years, up until his death. He was preceded in death by his father, mother and step-father Cora & Peter Fernandez, wives, Beryl P. Crews (of 29 yrs) and Ellen B. Crews (of 6 years). He is survived by son and daughter-in-law Gerald and Kathleen Crews; grandchildren, Kevin, Daniel, Brandon and Kelsey Crews of Illinois; aunt,Louise Hemby and family of Temple Terrace; cousin (whom he considered a brother), James Sheldon Crews, wife Martha, sons Jim, Kim and families of Tampa, with many relatives throughout the south. A memorial service was held at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Thonotosassa, FL on May 2, 2011, led by Pastor James Brady and followed by a luncheon tribute "to Gene Crews" by the Temple Terrace VFW Post 10140. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Estate of Ewell G. Crews, c/o Attorney Juanell Linkous & Associates, 9012 Copeland Rd., Tampa, FL 33637.
CROOK, Elton 86, passed May 11, 2011. Survived by wife Caroline; brothers David & Steven; sister Jane. Funeral Mass Monday, May 16th. Downing Funeral Home
DRAKE, Anthony Foyt 46, of Clearwater, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Survived by his parents, Ron Drake & Louise French and brothers Keith & Chris. Eternal Rest Funeral Home
DUPEE, Kimberly 19, of Largo, died on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Visitation, Monday, 6- 8 pm. Services, Tuesday, 10 am, at Moss Feaster Largo Chapel. www.mossfeasterlargo.com
EGBOR, Augustine Akhuemokhan passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011. He was born in Ekpoma, Nigeria on Dec. 23, 1924, of the union of Mr. Gabriel Ogbekhiulu Egbor and Mrs. Cecilia Iyoha Egbor. He was married to the late Sheila Armstrong, from that union were born his children Michael, Veronica, Nigel, and Yvonne Egbor. He then married Mrs. Ivy Adassah Egbor and later, he married Mrs. June Tinuade James Egbor. He is mourned by his wife, June Tinuade James Egbor; his children, Michael Augustine Osemelu Egbor and his wife Mary Gimbia Egbor, Veronica Ivbaria Egbor Fouche and her husband Harry Joseph Fouche, Nigel Isememe Egbor, Yvonne Ivbalugho Bridget Egbor Saleh and her husband Danjuma Saleh Bola John Emmanuel, Amuwa Ann Ogunsulire; his grandchildren, Angela Iyabo Egbor, Jennifer Iyoha Prince and her husband Hamza Habib Prince, Simon Osaghon Egbor, Michael Ehimare Egbor Jr., Joseph Isibor Fouche (deceased), Sheila Valentina Ivbaria Fouche, Djenane Raha Isememe Fouche, Giovanna Andrea Emua Fouche, Anyebe Yakubu Augustine Saleh, Ocheme Graham Akhere Saleh, Oyihoma Grant Odion Saleh; his great-grandchildren, Christopher Anthony Obinyan Egbor, Tione Ann-Marie Egbor, Amani Habiba Egbor, Tyric Omar Egbor, Sydney Iziegbe Jones, Santiago Omozokpia Jones; his brothers and sisters, Agnes Oboh, Kessington Egbor, Major Veronica Egbor Akhigbe (rtd) Andrew Ehighalua Egbor, Sunday Egbor (deceased), David Egbor (deceased) John Oamen Egbor, Irete Egbor, Odion Egbor Monday Osehi Egbor, Maria Umoera, Victoria Ighalo Mercy Edeoghon, Odion Mary Egbor, Akhere Egbor. He attended Government Schol atEkpoma, Edo College, Benin, and Kings College, the University of Cambridge, the Institute of Administration, UIniversity of Lfe and Henley Administrative Staff College. He founded Egbor and Associates, was responsible for building a variety of buildings at many Nigerian Universities, and designed the proposed Nigeria Embassy Building in Brasilia, Brazil. May God in his infinite mercy, open the gates of heaven for you, and admit you into his kingdom, until we meet again. Rest in peace brother, husband, dad, granddad, great-granddad, uncle, and cousin Augustine. The family of Augustine Akhuemokhan Egbor acknowledges the prayers and support of all during this time of loss, especially the congregation of Christ Apostolic Church. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Friday, May 13, 2011, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 13312 Cain Road, Tampa, FL 33625, where a service will be conducted, 10 am, Saturday. Interment in Trinity Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in the name of Augustine Akhuemokhan Egbor to the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, 12902 Magnolia Drive, UTC-FOUND, Tampa, FL 33612 813-745-1933. Please sign the online guestbook at www.blountcurryterraceoaks.com
FOLLAND, Fredrick Bruce 70, of Clearwater, died May 11, 2011. Survivors include his children, Eric and Kristen; grandchildren, Jake and Sonja and his sister, Joanna. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, May 15, at 3 pm at Lutheran Church of the Palms where he had been a member. He was also a member of the Dunedin Elks Lodge. www.curlewhills.com
FRECKA, John C. Sr. 98, of Clearwater, passed away peacefully in May 11, 2011 in Pinellas Park. He is survived by his loving family.
FREER, Hazel Marie 78, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at home. She is survived by a loving family. For complete obit & ceremony info, visit www.AndersonMcQueen.com
GEE, Jack Atwell 76, of Tampa, passed away Friday, April 22, 2011. He was born May 20, 1934 in Petersburg, VA to Freddie B. and Mary E. Wright Gee. Before Jack retired he worked in retail sales. He is survived by his many friends. Words of comfort may be expressed at floridamortuary.com 813-237-2900
GEORGE, Joe C. 89, Pinellas Park, died April 25. Memorial service at Grace Connection Church, May 18th followed by military honors at Bay Pines National Cemetery. geeandsorensen.com 323-5111
GORDON, Joan Celia Passed away May 10. Survived by sons, Robert & Daniel; and family. View May 16, 9:30-10:30 am, 280 Mariner; 11 am Mass at St. Joan of Arc. Burial FL Nat. Brewer & Sons FH
GRADY, Eugene D. Sr. 49, of Spring Hill, Tampa native, passed away on May 5, 2011. He is survived by a loving family. The Wake will be held Friday, May 13, 2011 from 6pm-8pm. A Homegoing service will be held Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 11 am. Both services will be held at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3005 E. Ellicott Street, Tampa, FL, (Reverend Dr. T. W. Jenkins, Pastor,) MacDill Air Force Base Chaplain, Lieutenant Colonel Walter W. Bean officiating. Interment will follow in Garden Of Memories Cemetery, Tampa.
GRAEFF, William J. 40, New Port Richey, died May 10. Survived by mother, Shirley; fiance, Chevelle; children, William & Ella; stepson, James; siblings, Joan and Ed. Dobies FH, Congress St.
GUSTAVSEN, Carl David 58, of Tampa, passed away April 12, 2011. Carl was born on July 2, 1952 in Fort Sill, OK to Charles and Marion (Revels) Gustavsen Jr. He was a life long Tampa resident; he was a soldier in the Salvation Army. Carl graduated from Hillsborough High School in 1970 and was employed at Johnson Controls, formerly, Globe Union for 34 years. He was a dedicated body builder who trained alongside the top pro wrestlers. He was an avid gun collector, muscle car aficionado and a consummate prankster. Carl enjoyed helping others any chance he could, sneak in and not be noticed, served for a time in the Krewe of Shamrock. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army in September, 1972. "Big Papa" was loved more than he ever knew. He is survived by his wife, Melody Gustavsen; father, Charlie; brothers, Mark and wife, Vickie; Charles and wife, Tammy; daughter, Catrina; "spare" children, Jerry Waldron, Shannan Waldron and Jody Waldron; grandchildren, Kyle Manglesdorf, Kayla Chapman, Lucas Dees, Nickolas Waldron and Anastasia Slaughter; nephew, Matthew; niece, Megan; numerous other loving family members and friends. A service was held Thursday, May 12, 2011, at the Salvation Army, Tampa with Major Heard officiating. Words of comfort may be expressed at floridamortuary.com 813-237-2900
HANNA, Robert Tommy 63, passed away on May 9, 2011. An Air Force Veteran. He is survived by his loving wife, Maureen; son, Robert (Marianne) Hanna, daughter, Terri (Sean) Montgomery; brothers, James and Joe Hanna; sisters, Becky Riggs and Jean Clayton; 5 grand- children, Megan and Kelly Montgomery, Robin, Maureen and Sean Hanna. A visitation will be held Sunday May 15th from 1-3 and 5-7. The service will be held on Monday at 11 am at the funeral home chapel with burial to take place at Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Veterans Administration. Visit www.prevattfuneralhome.com.
HARMON, Stanley S. passed away peacefully on May 4, 2011, at home, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Lou (Gilday) Harmon and their 6 children, Donna (Ron) Georgyi, Stanley, Jr. (Darlene), Ronald, Leonard (Becke), Linda Ehlman and Chris Harmon; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Mr. Harmon was a Korean War veteran and a member of the American Legion 252 and Elks Lodge. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2011, at 11 am at the Elks Lodge, Holiday Isles #1912, 14111 E. Parsley Drive, Madeira Beach. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to Suncoast Hospice, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33760 or the American Cancer Society. Services, Lewis Mohn Funeral Home, Seminole.
JONES, Bryan "Murphy" born June 28, 1958, peacefully closed his eyes and opened them to a new life on May 9, 2011. His memory lives forever through Beth Jones, his wife of 20 years; 2 daughters; 5 grandkids; his sister; brother; nieces and nephews. The family invites you to celebrate his life Sunday, May 22, 2011, at 2 pm at Ballast Point Park, a place he loved to spend time.
KENDALL, Roberta Sayre passed away May 8, 2011. Survived by two sons, Ralph Jr., and David; two grand-children, and 3 great-grandchildren.
LaCOMBE, Roseann Alice 49, of St. Petersburg, entered into rest May 9, 2011. Roseann was born in Hamden, CT. on June 15, 1961 where she resided until 2004 when she moved to St. Petersburg. She was a devoted mother to Brittney, Stephanie, Shannon LaCombe and a great friend to many. She is gone but never forgotten and will be greatly missed. A mass will be announced by the family. Arrangements are being made by ALife Tribute, 716 Seminole Blvd., Largo, FL 33770
Lelio, Catherine 77 passed on May 10, 2011 at her home. Born in NY, Cay is survived by husband John of 61 years & 2 daughters, Cathi & Micki, their husbands, 4 granchildren & 6 great grandchildren.
LEVINE, Virginia A. 83, of Weeki Wachee, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2011. Virginia is survived by husband, John; 1 son, 4 stepchildren, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
LYNN, Marice A. 81, of Spring Hill, passed into the presence of our Lord on May 10, 2011. A Florida resident since 1953, she was born in Illinois and was the daughter of Walter Wray and Irma Kopp, predeceased. She is also predeceased by her brother, Robert Wray. She was retired and a member of the Eastern Star, ADAH Chapter 219. She is survived by her daughter, Cheri Jessie; son Russell Savage; grandsons, P.J. Jessie and Robbie Savage. She also leaves nieces, Janice, Sally and Linda Screbo and family. Marice will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Viewing on Saturday, May 14, from 2-4 pm at 280 Mariner Blvd., with service to commence at 3:30 pm. Brewer & Sons 352-688-4991
MAIN, Maria Ana 58, Pinellas Park, died May 10. Memorial Mass, Sacred Heart Church, 7809 46th Way North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781 on Monday, May 16, at 11 am with reception to follow.
MAINS, Karen Lea 43, entered into rest May 8, 2011. She is survived by her beloved husband of 23 years, Donald Logan Mains, Jr.; sons, Justin and Austin Mains; father, Daniel Hildenbrand; brother, Daniel Hildenbrand, Jr. (Pam); sisters, Danita Torgerson (Sean), Bonnie Hildenbrand and Kim Cottrell (Rick) and an extended loving family and friends. Karen was very much loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A Funeral Service will be held 11 am with visitation 10-11 am Sunday, May 15, 2011 both at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will immediately follow at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens.
MAPP, Robert 89, passed away May 7. He is survived by his loving family. Online guestbook at www.davidcgross.com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes 6366 Central Ave. 727-381-4911
McCAIN, Henry F. 67, of Spring Hill, passed away May 10, 2011. Henry is survived by his wife of 20 years, Anita; sons, Tyler McCain and wife, Lori of Mount Juliet, TN, Christopher Baker and wife, Angela of Clermont, FL and Bradley Baker of Winter Garden, FL; daughter, Kellie McCain of Nashville, TN; brother, Gary McCain and wife, Nancy and children of Circleville, OH; and grand-children, Abigail McCain, Jonathan McCain, Emily Elliott and husband, Zac, Hillary Macellino and husband, Jordan Elias, Benjamin Baker and Noah Baker. He is also survived by Anita's family in Georgia, Sarasota and Orlando who loved Henry and are devastated by this tragic loss of life. Henry was a funeral director with Dobies Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 4 pm at Dobies Funeral Home, Hudson. 727-868-4441 dobiesfuneralhome.com
McDOWELL, Lorna A. 87, of Dunedin, died May 6, 2011. Survived by son Terry Knudson; 2 grandchildren, Jacqueline & Steven Knudson. Predeceased by children Melody and Dale. She will be missed.
MESSER, Martha Jean 81, of Seminole, passed away May 10, 2011. Visit today 5-7 pm with funeral services May 14th at 10 am, all at the Moss Feaster Funeral Home, Largo. www.mossfeasterlargo.com
MEYERS, Elmer "E.W." 85, of Wesley Chapel, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Meyers. He is survived by his son, Mark Meyers of Valrico; daughters, Ellen Meyers of Wesley Chapel, Pat Moore of Clearwater; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Marriane Kochis of Cleveland, OH. Funeral services will be held 10 am, Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church where he was an usher. The family will receive friends at Blount & Curry Terrace Oaks Chapel 6-8 pm Monday, May 16, 2011. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of the Rosary Parish or to HPH Hospice of Dade City. Words of comfort may be expressed at www.blountcurryterraceoaks.com
NOLAN, George F. of Largo, and Wareham, MA. died on May 8, 2011. George was born in Avon, MA, the son of Jack and Rose Brady Nolan, brother of John. In 1991 George moved to Florida with his wife, Marilyn. George is survived by Marilyn, his wife of 51 years; and two sons, Steven and Mark; a daughter-in-law two sisters-in-law; cousins; nephews; nieces and many friends. George graduated from MIT with a Masters degree and a law degree from New England School of Law. He served in both the Marines and Air Force, where he served for a period of time in Japan. He attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He also worked for Air Force Cambridge Research Labs and Geophysics Lab in Bedford, MA, both as an officer and as a civilian through retirement. He then practiced law and taught real estate law, enjoyed traveling with his wife and had many hobbies including raising orchids and reading. Services will be held on Sunday, May 15 from 6-8 pm at the Mohn Funeral Home, 9700 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. On May 16 a Mass will be held at St. Matthews Catholic Church, Largo at 10 am followed by burial at Bushnell National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to your favorite charity.
PARTRIDGE, Charles E. 88, of Clearwater passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 11 am, Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Heritage United Methodist Church, 2680 Landmark Dr., Clearwater, FL, with the Rev. Donald Jones officiating. Inurnment will be in Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater. Memorial contributions can be made to Heritage United Methodist Church.
PRIMROSE, Patricia 77, passed away May 4, 2011. She is survived by her children Thomas and Linda Curtain, James and Melinda Curtain and Patricia and Phillip Livengood; grandchildren Thomas, Angela, Thomas, Alix and Kaitlyn; great-grandchildren, Lucas and Jake; her nephews William, Thomas and John Ryan. Pat was an avid boater, bingo player and bowler. Neptune Society
REINERT, James W. "Jim" 82, of Seminole passed away May 8, 2011 at Woodside Hospice. He was a structural steel draftsman in this area from 1980 until 1998. He is survived by his wife, Lois; dog Zippy; 4 sons; 1 stepson; 2 daughters; 23 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and friends. His wish was for no memorial service, but eternity in Heaven with God.
RUCKER, Donald K. 56, passed away on May 8, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Judit; his mother, Betty; three children Timothy, Christy, Kelly and a step- daughter, Tunde; sister, Connie and two grandchildren, A Memorial Service will be held at Hope Presbyterian Church 1698 South Belcher Road, Clearwater Saturday May 14, 2011 at 11 am. www.nationalcremation.com
SANCHEZ ROMERO, Jorge Luis, 60, of Wimauma, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2011. Jorge was born April 18, 1950 to Aleides and Luisa Romero Aria Sanchez. He is survived by his loving family and friends. Words of comfort may be express at floridamortuary.com 813-237-2900
SANCHEZ, Soledad "Bebe" 95, of Tampa passed away on May 11, 2011. She was predeceased by her parents, Ramon and Felina Sanchez, her brothers, Manuel Sanchez (Hazel), Raymond Sanchez, her sisters, Camilla Lopez, Angelica Montes de Oca (Herbert), Onelia Sanchez and Mercedes Menendez (Mario). She is survived by her nieces, Adrienne Napoli (Don), Arline Hoskinson, Darcel Schouler (Bob) and Lisa V. Bernard (Scott); nephews, Jason Napoli, Gavin Napoli, grandnephew, Daniel Schouler; grandniece, Jacey Napoli and numerous cousins. Bebe was a true Ybor City native, born and raised in the same neighborhood all her life. Storytelling was her favorite pastime. Ybor City as it used to be, the people and events that made it what it was during her growing up years with her siblings. She loved sports including Yankee baseball, Buccaneer football and even wrestling. She could call up stats about any player like a sportscaster and many a day, screaming matches with the game she was watching and how the players were playing and always a comment on the inability of the coaches to do the correct placement of players and plays. Family gatherings always included poker with her siblings and brothers-in-law and best of all a platter of the best natilla (Spanish custard) in the city. She went peacefully and without pain and for that the family thanks all involved nurses, doctors in Emergency Services, CCU as well as in the inpatient care she received until her last day at St Joseph Hospital. A celebration of her long life will be held at Boza & Roel Funeral Home, 4730 N Armenia Avenue, Tampa on Monday, May 16th from 10-11 am. Interment will follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park.
SETZER, Earlene 94, of Tampa, died May 10, 2011. Born in Bartow, on April 28, 1917, she enjoyed Bridge and beachcombing and shelling, and loved her family and friends. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tampa and an Alumnist of Florida Southern College. She predeceased by her husband, David Setzer. Survived by her daughter, Frances Setzer Caramello; son, Andy Setzer, 5 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name to LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St. Tampa, 33609. Services by Blount & Curry FH MacDill Chapel.
SIEFKE, Wayne R. 82, died May 7. Survived by brother, Thomas; sister, Dorothy Stowe; several nieces, nephews, cousins & friends at the mobile home park. nationalcremation.com
SORVILLO, Bertha H. 89, Hernando, died May 11, 2011. Graveside service at Sylvan Abbey in Clearwater May 13, 2011, 11 am. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness is in charge of arrangements
TOMLINSON, Mari Louise of Largo, died May 7, 2011. Life Celebration 5-8 pm May 14, Barefoot Beach Resort, 19417 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores. Contributions to hospice.com, Stepping Stones
WADE, Gerald A. 69, died May 7, 2011. He served honorably in the Army. Burial will be at 10:45 am, May 19th at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home
WALDBUSSER, Vivian A. 82, of Spring Hill, died May 9, 2011. Survived by husband, Arthur; children, Ellen Richard & Ray; 4 grandchildren; brother, Alexander. NationalCremation.com
WILLS, Steven Edward 60, of New Port Richey, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2011. Steven is survived by his loving family. Holloway Funeral Home Inc. Oldsmar 813-855-2439