ADAMS, Lorraine Ann 77, of Spring Hill, passed away Jan. 27, 2012. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry and son, Timothy. She is survived by her loving children, Pat Adams of Spring Hill, Cindy Petosa and her husband Steven of Atlantic County, NJ, Sherry Hankins & her husband Danny of Nobleton and Mark Adams and his wife Roxanne of Atlantic County, NJ; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph Huber; sister Barbara Bertolino & many other loving family members and friends. She will be laid to rest at Florida National Cemetery. Brewer & Sons/352-796-4991
ASHMAN, Eugene D. "Gene" 72, of Hilton Head Island, SC and formerly of Spring Hill, husband of Nancy Ashman died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Hospice Savannah. Gene was a U.S. Army vet, a graduate of LaSalle University and a Certified Public Accountant. As per Gene's wishes, no formal services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Savannah - PO Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416-0190. Please share your thoughts about Gene and his life at gamblefuneralservice.com. Gamble Funeral Service Savannah, GA
BAKER, Bliss A. 90, of Clearwater, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 20, 2012. He is survived by Helen, his wife of 69 years, their two sons: Larry and Dean; daughter-in-law, Janet; three grandchildren: Heather Calanni, Kristin Trefz, and Gregory Baker; five great- grandchildren: Ashley Crock, Samantha Trefz, Aaron Trefz, Nicolas Calanni and A.J. Calanni. Bliss honorably served his country for four years in the Army during WWII and had a successful 36 year career with General Motors as a supervisor in the Material Department of the GM Bristol Road Stamping Plant in Flint MI. After their retirement, Bliss and Helen enjoyed many years as snowbirds between Michigan and Florida before moving permanently to Clearwater, in 2005. A memorial service will be held in the Chapel of Heritage United Methodist Church 2680 Landmark Dr., Clearwater, FL, 33761 on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sun Coast Hospice 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL, 33760.
BARTHELEMY, Pauline A. "Pollyanna" 81, St. Petersburg, died Jan. 25. Survived by children Linda Buckland, Kathy & Johnny; 7 grands; numerous great-grands. View obit at nationalcremation.com
CALDERON, Olga Esther 67, of Brandon, passed away on Friday, Jan. 27. Born in Santruce, Puerto Rico Mrs. Calderon had been a local resident for 35 years. She was a member at Nativity Catholic Church and enjoyed her grandchildren and traveling. Survivors include her loving husband of 43½ years, Jesus; son, Wilmer Calderon and his fiancée, Fiona Manners; daughter, Yadira Crespo and her husband Hector; brothers, Jose A. Ramos and his wife Annette; Efrain Ramos and his wife Angie and two grandchildren, Nikolas Crespo and Karinna Crespo. There will be a memorial service on Sunday, Jan.29, at Serenity Meadows Funeral Home at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Interment will be at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.serenitymeadows.com
CAMPBELL, Donald B. "Don" 80, of St. Petersburg, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. A memorial service will be 4 pm Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 at E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home, 4100-16th St. N. Interment will be at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Online memorial and guestbook at www.gunterfunerhome.com. E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home St. Petersburg 727-528-2880
CATINELLA, Louis "Lou" Anthony, 87, Port Richey, died Jan. 27. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. Survivors: wife of 60 years, Sophie, sons, Dominick, Michael; 5 grands. Michels & Lundquist FH
CHASE, Frederick Jr. 80, died on Jan. 3, 2012 in Waukegan, IL. He was the son of Virginia Gerould and Frederick Chase II. He attended Clearwater High School and Phillips Exeter Academy. He graduated from Dartmouth College, followed by service in the U.S. Marine Corps. He graduated from the U.F. law school, then practiced law for 37 years in New Port Richey, where he was a charter member of the Rotary Club. Fred was predeceased by one son, Nathan Chase. He is survived by his partner, Lynne Atherton of Waukegan, IL; sister, Beth Chase of Raleigh, NC; brother, John and wife Priscilla Chase of Palm Harbor; and son, Robert Chase of Denver, CO; also by Nathan's widow, Susan Chase; his former wife, Nancy Dickinson Chase; son, Daniel Chase with partner Jennifer Morgan; and two grandsons, Sam and Benjamin Chase, all of whom reside in Baltimore, MD. A celebration of Fred's life will be held at 2 pm, Feb 9th, by the Unitarian-Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Rd. His ashes will be interred in Hanover, NH. Memorial contributions may be made to Interfaith Power and Light, 220 Montgomery Street, Suite 450, San Francisco, CA 94104.
CHICORA Paul J., Jr. 40, of Holiday, died Jan. 26. Survived by wife, Gail; son, Joseph; father, Paul Sr.; & sisters, Chris, Paula, & Lisa. Dobies FH, Tarpon Dobiesfuneralhome.com
CHRISTIAN, Elma E. 92, of Seminole, died Jan. 27. Survived by 2 children, 4 grandchildren, 5 great-grand children. Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services, Inc. Largo 727-517-2340
CLAYTOR, Glenn A. 75, of Spring Hill, died Jan. 26, 2012. He is survived by his wife Dolores; children, David, Mark (Carla), Sharon (Scott); 4 grandchildren, Michael, Griffin, Evan, Luke; and brother Donald. Services will be held on Feb. 4 at 11:30, Aripeka Elks; lunch to follow. Donations may be made to Hospice, or American Cancer Society.
CLEAL, Eunice Virginia 97, of Brandon, passed away Jan. 25, 2012. She was born May 10, 1914 in Cherry Dale, VA to Charles Franklin and Ida Gray. Eunice was predeceased by her husband, Sidney Bruce Cleal and son, George Patrick. Survivors include son, James MacDonald; daughter, Jeanette Cochran; 5 grand-children, 6 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great- grandchildren and 2 great-great-great grandchildren. Eunice will be deeply missed. Arrangements by Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon, 813-689-8121
CLEVENGER, Dorine Vawter 97, of Valrico, passed quietly Jan. 10, 2012. Born Aug. 17, 1914 to Theodore and Georgie Lorene Vawter in Mayotown, TX, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Willie and daughter, Sylvia Crispin. Dorine is survived by her son, LTC (USAR, Ret.) Gary Clevenger; and son-in-law, Andre A. Crispin. A seamstress by vocation, she worked during World War II at Ellington Field's Hospital near Houston, where she lived her adult life, until moving to Florida in 1989. "Pushaverance" was the word Dorine coined for dogged determination under difficult conditions which she overcame throughout her long life from the cotton fields of East Texas to her flower beds at her Valrico home. Stowers Funeral Home stowersfh.com
CROMBIE, Harriet I. 91, of Holiday, died Jan. 27. Survived by children, Robert Potocki, Barbara Bonacum (Richard), JoAnne Johnson (Richard); 6 grands; 11 grt. grands. Dobies FH-Holiday
CSONTOS, Jim 62, Kodak, TN, formerly of Seminole, died Jan. 26. Services Jan. 31, 5-7 pm Atchley FH, Sevierville, TN. Visit Guestbook at www.atchleyfuneralhome.com
DAVICH, Walter F. 92, died Jan. 28. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; sons, James & Gerard; daughters, Justine, Carolann, Veronica, Mary Ellen; 18 grands, 16 great-grands. PrevattFuneralHome.com
EYLWARD, Edith S. 88, of Clearwater, passed away Jan. 27. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home 2853 Sunset Point Road Clearwater, Florida 33759 Sylvanabbey.com
FECCI, Louis 94, resided in St. Petersburg, died Jan. 17, 2012. Donations, American School for the Deaf ASD-1817.org or The Branford Food Pantry, 30 Harrison Ave, Branford, CT. www.iovanne.com
FOWBLE, Mildred 85, formerly of Tampa died Jan 26. Survived by daughters, Donna, Janet; 3 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild. Private service. Vinson Funeral Home
FULLERTON, Carol J. 88, of Largo, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at her home. Carol was born on Dec. 21, 1923 in Doylestown, PA. She was a co-owner and manager of the Blue Sky Motel in Gettysburg, PA and also Carol's Furniture Store in Clearwater. Carol was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church. She is survived by two sons, Jack (Debi) Fullerton of Seymour, TN and Jeffrey (Faye) Fullerton of Clearwater; a daughter, Carolanna (August) Samsel of Haskell, AR along with four grandchildren, Jack, Jr., Larissa, Joshua and Jessica and four great-grandchildren. Carol was predeceased by her husband, John Henry Fullerton, parents, Frederick and Anna (Corsner) Wendte and a brother, Frederick Wendte. Friends are calling on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 from 1011:30 am with Funeral Services at 11:30 am at the Moss Feaster Funeral Home, 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, 727-562-2080. Burial will follow at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park in Clearwater. Condolences may be offered at www.mossfeasterlargo.com.
GABINETTI, John 79, of St. Petersburg, passed away Jan. 27, 2012. Born in Springfield, MA, he moved here in 1978. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War having served on the USS Waleigh. Mr. Gabinetti is survived by his loving wife, Lillian. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, Jan. 30 from 12 Noon until 2 pm followed by a graveside service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery at 2:30 pm. R. Lee Williams & Son Gulfport Chapel/727-345-7797
GONYO, Noel M. "Apache" 67, Zephyrhills, died Jan. 26. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he is survived by loving family. Founding member of Fourth Dimension M.C. & the Recovery Community. Hodges F.H.
GRAY, Anthony Charles 75, of Tampa, passed away Jan. 25, 2012 at his home under the care of hospice and his loving family. For full obit and services, visit. gardensanctuaryfunerals.com
HEALEY, James 59, of Holiday,passed away on Jan. 23, 2012. Survived by three children, Amanda, Joseph and Kayla. Coastal Cremations New Port Richey, FL
HERD, Edward 94, Inverness, died Jan 26. Funeral services Tuesday at 1:00 pm, Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home. Burial will be in Florida National Cemetery. Visitation from 12 noon at chapel.
IBARRA, Emilia 96, passed away on Jan. 27, 2012 in Tampa. She is survived by her loving family. Gonzalez Funeral Home 813-931-1833
JASZCZAK, Ronald Paul "Ron" 62, of Holiday, passed away Jan. 26. He was a Vietnam veteran, a Harley lover and an avid motorcycle rider. Survivors include his son, Jeffrey; father, Marion; brother, Chris; and sister, Sherry. Dobies F.H.-Holiday
JOHNSON-WOODHAM, Patricia, 73, of Tampa, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. Patricia was born in Brown Hills Birmingham, UK. She enjoyed fishing, tennis, bingo, and spending time with family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Daniel Woodham; children, Nigel Johnson, Sara Reeher, Stuart Heritage; son-in-law, Charles Goulding "George"; grand-children, Kayleigh Cooper, Oliver Johnson, Rosie Johnson, Kizzy Johnson, Poppy Heritage, Orla Heritage; great- grandchild, Alfie Johnson; brother, Trevor Owen; family and friends. Patricia was loved and will be missed by all who knew her. Words of comfort may be expressed at floridamortuary.com Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services 813-237-2900
KEPNER, June F. 90, of Seminole, died at home Thursday, Jan. 26 after a brief illness. She was active in church ministries especially arts and crafts and Samaritan's Purse. She gave to numerous charities. She was an authority on Early American Primitive antiques. She is survived by her son Ken; granddaughters Heather & Shannon; great-grand- daughters Sabrina, Allyson, & Emily; and many loving friends. For service info call Reese Funeral Home 727-391-9954
KOEBLE, Nancy E. Johns of Holiday, died Jan. 26. She moved to Florida from Michigan in 1980 for the beautiful sunshine. She was a very loving and giving mother and grandmother. Survived by daughters, Laurel Lahr and Michelle Schlaff; grand- daughters, Jessica and Brittney Lahr, and Danielle and Micayla Schlaff; and former son-in-law, Bruce Lahr. Dobies F.H., Tarpon Chapel dobiesfuneralhome.com 727- 942-0515
KOLLEN, Anne Marinda 92, of St. Petersburg, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. Anne was a lovely mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed traveling. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Magarity and her husband Russ; 3 grand-children, Jenn Keohane, Jeff, and Allison Schworm; and 3 great-grandchildren, Charlotte, A.J., and Taelyn and her dear friend Bob Schindler. Anderson McQueen Family Tribute Centers
KOLLMER, Harry 88, Spring Hill died Jan. 25. Survivors wife Judy, nephew Mark Sr., 4 daughters, a brother, 10 grands, 2 great grands, nieces and nephews. Trinity Memorial Gardens
LANGE, Ann 79, New Port Richey, died Jan. 27. Survived by husband, Robert; & nieces, Debbie, Gail & Dawn. Dobies FH - Congress dobiesfuneralhome.com
LENT, Roger 76, Port Richey, died Jan. 27. Survived by wife, Dolores; daughters, Robin, Pamela, Patricia; 4 grandchildren; brother, Fred. Dobies FH- Congress dobiesfuneralhome.com
LIVINGTON, Andrew 68, St. Petersburg, died Jan. 17, 2012. Native of Lakeland, GA, he is survived by family and friends. Share condolences wwwsmithfhinc.com
LLOYD, Lawrence C. Sr. 81, of Largo, died Jan. 24, 2012. A Marine Corps and Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Christina; children, and numerous grandchildren. Visitation 5-8 pm Monday, Jan 30th at Global Mortuary, service on Tuesday, 10 am at Our Lady of Good Hope Church, 5501 62nd Ave. Pinellas Park.
LUCONI, Theresa V. 94, of Belleair died Jan. 26. Visitation Tuesday, Jan. 31, 4-6 pm at Moss Feaster, Largo. Funeral Service Wednesday, Feb. 1st @ 10 am @ St Cecelia Catholic Church, Clearwater.
MANNES, Harald 72, Tarpon Springs & Norway died Jan. 25. Survived by children Anita, John & Heidi; sister Harriet Mikkelsen; grands, Theo, Konrad & Ada. Dobies FH-Tarpon dobiesfuneralhome.com
MARTIN, Anthony 19, of Tampa, passed away Jan. 27, 2012. He is survived by his parents, Angela and William Martin; family and friends. Anthony was loved and will be missed by all who knew him. Words of comfort may be expressed at floridamortuary.com. Florida Mortuary Funeral and Cremation Services, 4601 N. Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, FL 33603 813-237-2900.
MARTINSON, Karen D. 66, Clearwater, died Jan. 2, 2012. She is survived by her loving husband, Warren. Private cremation arrangements under direction of internationalfuneralhome.com
MAZZARISI, Michael S. Sr. 83, of St. Petersburg, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. He was born in Summit, NJ, and was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by his wife Philomena. He is survived by his son Michael S. Mazzarisi Jr.; daughter Phyllis A. Mazzarisi; grandchildren Angela and Michael III and great-grandson Jake. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to any animal cause of choice. A viewing will be held Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 from 5-7pm at Memorial Park Funeral Home, 5750 49th Street N, St Petersburg, FL 33709. memorialparkfuneralhome.com
McCASLIN, Ernest 93, Visiting Hudson, died Jan. 26, 2012. Survived by loving family and friends. Holloway Funeral Home, Inc. Oldsmar, Florida 813-855-2439
MCFADDEN, Sandra "Sandie", 63, of Tampa, passed away Jan. 28. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Alan and Jean Thornton; survived by her husband, Larry McFadden; son, Marty Hauser; grandson, Trent Braxton Hauser; brother, Charlie Thornton. Sandie was a loving mother and wife and a very caring friend. She was a choir member of the Faith Outreach Center in Tampa for nine years. She was also a Red Hat Lady, an avid gardener and animal lover. There will be a Memorial Service on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 at 10 am at Faith Outreach Center, 7607 Sheldon Road, Tampa, Fl. 33615. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to LifePath Hospice, 3010 West Azeele Street, Tampa, Fl. 33609. Words of comfort may be expressed at floridamortuary.com. Florida Mortuary Funeral and Cremation Services 4601 N. Nebraska Avenue Tampa, Fl. 33603- 813-237-2700
MILLER, David W. Sr. 78, of Largo, passed Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. In lieu of flowers, contributions to a charity of choice. Full obit at www.VeteransFuneralCare.com . Veterans Funeral Care 524-9202
PEREZ, Norma Jean of Tampa passed away on Jan. 26, 2012. She is survived by close friends, Rafael Robles, Helen Thompson, Richard Reavis, John Riordan, Janet Grajales, Aida Galvez, Luz Guerra and several cousins. She graduated from Jefferson High School, Florida State University, received her Master of Arts from Western Kentucky Bowling Green; she was a avid artist, china painter and member of the Florida Orchid Society. She was retired from the Hillsborough County Public School after 35 years of teaching and was named Hillsborough County Teacher of the Year. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Animal Coalition of Tampa Bay.
PERKINS, Gregory 53, of Zephyrhills, died Jan. 26. Survived by sons: Scotty, Travis, Brent; mother Brenda; sister Paula; 2 grandchildren, 1 niece. Coastal Cremations New Port Richey
PERRY, Irene Shull was born in Indianapolis on May 20, 1922, and died Jan. 18, 2012, in Lake City. Irene graduated from Arsenal Technical High School and was a long time employee of the Personnel Department, and a retiree of The Indianapolis Star/News, who resided in Largo, from 1993-2010. Survivors include daughters Saralee Perry, Lake City, and Michele (Todd) DeMichieli, Indianapolis; grandchildren, Tammy (John) Jennings, Mark (Melanie) Simmonds, Abbie and Sam DeMichieli and great-granddaughters, Claire and Audrey Irene Jennings. She was preceded in death by her husband, H.J. Perry and daughter, Sue Ann Simmonds. Interment will be with her husband in Arlington National Cemetery. A private celebration of life was held in St. Louis. Final arrangements were provided by Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home.
PORTER, Bertha Jean 71, of Wimauma, passed away on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 at Habana Healthcare, Tampa. Born in Havana, FL on March 26, 1940, Jean was a retired cashier for Dollar General. Jean is preceded in death by a daughter Elizabeth Gilleon. Survivors include her daughters Debbie (Juan) Hernandez and Jennifer Hernandez, both of Wimauma and Susie Gilleon of Ona, FL. Jean is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 at 3pm at Fellowship Cemetery, Lithia, FL. Arrangements are under the direction of the Sun City Center Funeral Home Sun City Center, FL
PRESTON, Brandyn A. 20, of Tampa passed away on Jan. 22, 2012 at home from a senseless act of violence that occurred 7 months ago. He was born in Rolla, MO, Oct. 25, 1991 and moved from Maryland to Tampa in 2007. He was Baptist by Faith. He loved basketball and played In Waynesville, MO before moving to Tampa where he attended East Bay and Robinson High School. Survived by his loving mother, Kimberly and Donovan Wood of Tampa; father, Patrick Preston and Valerie Newsome of Ft. Dodge, IA; sisters, Brittany, Samantha Tayloren and Asianna; brothers, Christopher, Patrick, Deshawn, Anthony, Kameron, Kaden, Kayden, Jacori, and Nick; maternal grandparents, Cheryl and Martin Wendel, Lawrence Wood and Diane Wood-Medley; paternal grand-mother, Mattie Preston; and numerous extended family members and friends. A visitation has been set for Feb. 3, 2012 at 3328 S. Dale Mabry Highway from 4-6 pm and a service at 6 pm. Donations may be made in lieu of flowers at Bank of America under account name DBA Team Brandyn, Florida account #229024104103. Brewer & Sons 813-835-4991
PUGLIESE, Anthony Victor 80, of Mulberry, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. He was born on Aug. 25, 1931 in Roselle Park, NJ. He was a United States Navy Retired Veteran. Tony loved to be on the water, he enjoyed going on cruises ships and his own private boat. He was a proud Italian American and the love he had for his family was his passion. Tony was predeceased in death by his devoted wife, Geraldine. Survivors include his daughters, Laura Rochwell and husband, Rocky and Susan Zulauf and husband, Todd; brother, Louis Pugliese and wife, Minnie; sister, Veronica Cossa and husband, Goffy; 7 grandchildren, Joshua and wife, Jasmin, Felicia and husband, Tim, Anthony and wife, Jacquelyn, Todd, Amanda, Allison and husband, Anthony and Holly; 6 great grandchildren, Caden, Braylon, Bryson, Brayden, Klara and Anthony and many other family members and good friends. Tony was a beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, he will be deeply missed. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 at 11 am at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon. Donations in Tony's name may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
ROBINSON, Tina Michelle Gallardo 31, Pinellas Park, died Jan. 25, 2012. Survived by husband; 3 children; mother; stepfather. Abbey Affordable Largo, FL 727-517-2340
RUDOLPH, Elmer C. 95, of Inverness, FL died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012. Private cremation arrangements under the direction of Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness, Florida.
SANDOVAL, Bertie L. 91, passed away Jan. 26, 2012. She was an area resident for over 70 years coming from Tennessee, and a member of Landmark Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mario J. Sandoval, three sisters, four brothers, son Jimmy Davidson, & daughter Jeanette Gufford . She is survived by her son, Bobby Davidson (Lucille); daughter-in-law, Sarah Davidson; son-in law Bill Gufford; six grandsons; ten great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at Stowers Funeral Home 11 am Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 with a visitation one hour prior. A committal service will follow at 2 pm, at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LifePath Hospice or charity of choice. stowersfh.com
SCHOONMAKER, Viola "Vi" 94, of Serendipity Mobile Home Park, passed away on Jan. 24, 2012. She was born in NYC (Queens). She started as a professional dancer to include time at the Diamond Horseshoe and with the USO in Europe and in U.S. military hospitals. Then she was a secretary at CNA. On retiring, she moved to Florida. She is survived by her husband, Marshall. www.curlewhills.com
SCHRADER, Donna C. 74, Palm Harbor, died Jan. 27. Survived by husband, John; 3 children; 2 grands; 1 brother. Contributions to Suncoast Hospice. Dobies FH-Tarpon dobiesfuneralhome.com
SICILIANO, Carmella 95, of Tampa, died Jan. 27, 2012. Survived by loving family and friends. Holloway Funeral Home, Inc. Oldsmar, Florida 813-855-2439
SPRAGUE, Arthur A. "AJ" 73, died Jan. 25, 2012. Avid golfer and Air Force vet. Survived by companion, Janice; son, Skip (Nicole); daughter, Tami; 4 grandchildren. www.geeandsorensen.com
ST. MARTIN, Marsha Ann 52, of Plant City, went into eternal rest Jan. 27, 2012. She loved to cook her famous seafood gumbo, and go to the beach and Disney World with family and friends. She was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church in Plant City, where she enjoyed supplying the strawberries through M&M St. Martin Farms for the church's annual strawberry shortcake booth at the Strawberry Festival. She is survived by her husband of 37 years Mike St. Martin; sons Michael St. Martin, Jr. (Brittany) and Matthew John St. Martin; grandson Michael St. Martin, III.; mother-in-law Irene St. Martin; sibling-in-laws Carolyn Peace (Kenny) Charles St. Martin (Kathy), and John St. Martin; nephew/God-son Anthony Peace; nieces Stephanie Bikowski, Jennifer Morgan, Crystal Mobley, and Daniel St. Martin; Aunt Gloria Knowles (Fred); best girlfriends Judy, Kim, and Tina; and many loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by father-in-law John F. St. Martin, sister-in-law Brenda St. Martin, and her parents. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 11am at St. Clement Catholic Church, 1104 North Alexander Street, Plant City, where the family will receive friends beginning at 10am. Interment to follow at Hillsboro Memorial Park, Brandon. Expressions of condolence at www.hopewellfuneral.com.
STAPLETON, Andra 42, of Brandon passed away Jan. 27, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Stuart; mother, Delma Bryant; father, Brady Bryant; sons, Cory Cain and Brandon Cain; brother, Jason Bryant; and sister, Kara Bottoms (Bobby). A memorial service will take place at 2 pm, Sunday (today), Jan. 29, 2012 at Stowers Funeral Home. stowersfh.com
THORBURN, Carolyn 68 of Bayonet Point, died Jan. 25th. Survivors sons; Eugene, Charles, Phillip, Richard, daughter, Ann, 11 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson. gracefuneralhomehudson.com
VANCE, Sophie 90, of Largo, passed away on Jan. 25. Memorial Services Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 3 pm at the First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, Fellowship Chapel, Largo www.mossfeasterlargo.com
WEAR, Evelyn Mae 92, widow of the late Robert Porter Wear of Clearwater, died Jan. 19, 2012. Survived by her son, Luke Floyd (Patsy) Richmond, VA; 4 daughters, MaryAnn Clark (Co) Camden, SC, Betty Jennings (Bob) Parker, CO, Carol Cohen (Stu) Roswell, GA and Sharon Jarnagin (Tim) New Market, TN; 12 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Clearwater for 60 years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to UT Hospice of Morristown, 1135 W. 3rd N. St., Suite B, Morristown, TN 37814.
WHITELAW, Albert D. "Scotty" 75 of New Port Richey, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. Born in Queens, NY, he moved here from Bayshore, NY in 2007. He was owner of Scotty's Bakery and Oven Equipment. He served in the US Navy from 1956-60. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; sons, Albert of Holbrook, NY (Venus), James of Newport Beach CA (Joanne) and Andrew (Rita) of Poundridge NY; 5 grandchildren, Alex, Anna Rose, Nicholas, Cole and Omar; beloved brother, Alex of Humble, TX; sister-in-law, Carol Kurka of New Port Richey. Visitation will be held on Sunday Jan. 29, 2012 from 3-6pm at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Trinity FL. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, Jan 30, 2012 at 11am also at Trinity Memorial Gardens. Burial will follow. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc. His family, dear friends and all who knew him will greatly miss his smile, good humor and love.
zur NIEDEN, Ludwig A. Jr. 79, Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away Thursday, Jan, 26th in Hyde Park, NY. Born 1932 in Philadelphia, son of Ludwig A. zur Nieden and Iona Agnes Egan. His education included Saint Joseph's University, and The Wharton School. Survived by his sister Susan Hartig; Lud's children, Louise McGarril, and Paul zur Nieden, both born to him and Constance R. Holbrook. Lud later married Margaret Rose in November 1999. In retirement, he split his time between Cape May, NJ and Oldsmar. Additional details at hudsonvalleyfuneralhomes.com Memorial donations to the National Parkinson Foundation, www.parkinson.org