ADER, Muriel Doris 88, of Pinellas Park, passed away on June 20, 2012. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and grew up in Nutley, NJ. She lived in Newark for 23 years and moved to Pinellas Park where she resided for 38 years. She was a Dental Assistant for 23 years with the Pinellas County Government and worked at St. Pete Geriatric Clinic from 1974-1996. She loved traveling with her son, Norman to places such as Venice and Assissi, Italy and Christmas Markets in Germany. She is preceded in death by her husband, Norman Ader; son, Kenneth Ader; and her parents, Joseph & Bertha Elliott; grandparents, John & Augusta Werner. She is survived by her son, Norman F. Ader; cousin, Florence Fitzpatrick, Palm Harbor; her dear godchild, Sandra Slater, Succasunna, NJ. A viewing will be held at the funeral home on Sunday the 24th from 4-6 pm. The service will be on Monday the 25th at 10 am with the committal service to follow immediately. Memorial Park Funeral Home 727-527-1196 memorialparkfuneralhome.com
ALVAREZ, Sofia 74, of Tampa, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012. She is survived by her loving husband, Pablo Perez; family and friends. She was deeply loved and will be missed in the lives of those who knew her. Words to comfort the family may be shared at FloridaMortuary.com.
BAGGETT, Thomas Andrew 82, of St. Pete Beach passed away on June 19, 2012. He spent his life at sea as a merchant marine & worked as a harbor pilot for the Tampa Bay Pilot's Association from 1969-96 when he retired. He was preceded in death by his sons, Ricky & Ronnie, & is survived by his wife, Barbara; son, Tommy; grandchildren: April, Rickie II, Ronnie II, Jennifer, Brooke, Kristen, & Justin; & great-grandchildren: Sierra, Anthony, Brittany, Lauren, Noah & Jackson. A memorial service will be held in his honor at 2 pm on Saturday, June 30th at the Silver Sands Beach & Racquet Club House at 6500 Sunset Way, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706. Please contact 813-610-7547 for more information.
BARBER, William Edward 69, of St. Petersburg, died Monday, June 4, 2012, at Bayfront Medical Center. There are no known survivors. ALifeTribute FuneralCare Gulfport Chapel
BARGER, Marjorie Belle Pollock 83, of Salem, VA, passed away unexpectedly June 16, 2012. Marj, a member of Studio 1212, Inc., and husband, Bruce, lived in Largo for 20 years.
BAUER, Sally 77, of Largo, died Thursday June 21, 2012 at Woodside Hospice, Pinellas Park. Arrangements are by the Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home, 7950 131st St. N, Seminole
BENTON, Vera 74, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Apollo Health & Rehabilitation Center. There are no known survivors. ALifeTribute FuneralCare Gulfport Chapel
BERGERON, Richard L. 76, of Tampa, passed away June 21, 2012. He leaves his loving family to cherish his memory. Adams & Jennings Funeral Home 813-237-3345 www.adams-jennings.com
BERRYHILL, Irene "Sally" 76, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Born in Graettinger, IA, she lived most of her life in Tampa. She was a wonderful teacher and was active in her church and community. Sally was preceded in death by her husband, of 51 years, Robert. She is survived by her brother, Alan; her three children, Debra, Julie and Robert Scott; and her grandson, Matthew. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 26th at 1 pm at the Community United Methodist Church, 32606 Michigan Ave. in San Antonio, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church, at P.O. Box 1318, San Antonio, FL 33576. Condolences may be expressed online at www.macdonaldfuneral.com MacDonald Funeral Home Tampa, 813-933-4950
BERWANGER, Betty Lou 82 of Seminole, passed away on June 2, 2012. Betty was born on Oct. 29, 1929, in Toledo, OH to Theodore R. Cooper and Edna B. Fisher. Betty is survived by her sister Mary June Hall, Cincinnati, OH and her eight children, Ron P. Dunn (Pat), St. Petersburg; Carol A. Dunn, New Port Richey;Marlene K. Kinman Bailey (Bob), Amelia, OH; Rick A. Kinman (Marcia), Seminole;Greg C. Kinman, Amelia, OH; Karen L. Kinman Coffey (Mark), Amelia, OH; Jay L. Berwanger, Largoand Darryl S. Berwanger, (Melinda) Odessa. Betty was also blessed with 18 grand-children; 27 great-grand-children; and five great-great grandchildren. Betty was preceded in death by her husband John M. Berwanger and her sisters Jo An Marie Cooper and Hazel Jean Hall of Batavia, OH.
BRADLEY, Jacquelyn J. 67, of St Pete Beach, passed away June 19, 2012. She leaves her loving husband, Ted; two children, Tony Barrett of Clearwater and Tammy Cate of Madeira Beach; and two grand-daughters, Paige Barrett and Taylor Cate. Jackie was formerly from Green Bay, WI, where she leaves two sisters, Sherry Kamps and Carol Francois. A celebration of life will be announced at a future date. Online guestbook at www.davidcgross.com David C. Gross Funeral Homes 6366 Central Ave / 727-381-4911
BROCK, James A. "Jimmy" 74, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. He was born in Cleveland, TN, raised in Chattanooga, TN and came to Clearwater in 1963. He was employed for 45 years by Neumann Oil Co, Tampa where he began his career as a salesman and rising to the role of General Manager. Jimmy was admired and respected by his thousands of customers and friends. He was an avid NASCAR and country music fan and a long time supporter of the Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch. He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Margaret Brock and a sister, Jo Ann Smith. Jimmy is survived by his wife of 7 years, Judy Brock; daughters, Kimberly Cass (Steve) and granddaughter Mallory of Belleair Bluffs and Tammy Cartiglia (John) and grandsons Luke and Noah of Trinity; Judy's children, Dawn Varre (Mike) and their children Aiden and Alyssa of New Port Richey and Beth Raus and her daughter Paige of Spring Hill; brother Terry Brock (Kaye) of Nashville, TN. A Celebration of Jimmy's life will be held at 4 pm on Monday, at Moss Feaster Funeral Home, 1320 Main St., Dunedin, FL 34698. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch, P. O. Box 2000, boys Ranch, FL 32064 or youthranches.org www.mossfeasterdunedin.com
CARR, Wilsie E. Wingfield 91, of Belleair, passed away June 20, 2012. Born in Athens, GA, where she taught dancing in her own studio at age 17, she moved to Florida in the late 1940s and then met and married her beloved husband, Robert E. Carr in 1951. She opened Belleair Travel in 1964 and with her husband, Bob, owned four other travel agencies, a tour business and started three local newspapers known as the Belleair Bee in 1975 and later the Largo Leader and Beach Bee. Wilsie was also a principal organizer of the worldwide genealogical organization, the Wingfield Family Society in 1987. Formerly active in the Clearwater Chapter NSDAR, National Society of Arts & Letters - Clearwater, Business & Professional Association of Belleair Bluffs, Inc. and Leading Ladies (PACT). She is survived by Bob, her loving husband of 60 years; one brother, William Callaway Wingfield III (Barbara) of Vero Beach; two daughters, Robin Carr Schenck of Clearwater and Melissa (John) Prohs of Gold River, CA; a son, Robert (Sharon) Craig Carr of Jacksonville; and two grandsons, Thomas and Scotty Schenck. A private family memorial is planned. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made in Wilsie's name to the Suncoast Hospice Foundation, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33760. View the family's online guestbook at www.hubbellfuneralhome.com
COSTELLO, Elsie H. Born Jan. 14, 1916 in Syracuse NY, died June 6, 2012 in Dunedin. Survived by son, Jim Costello, Tarpon Springs, Evan Costello, Tarpon Springs; grandson, Carly Costello Anderson, Ann Arbor, MI; granddaughter, Carol Howard, Auburn, NY; sister, Edith Mazzoli, Largo; sister-in-law and aunt Ells to 2 nieces and 4 nephews. Mrs Costello moved from Auburn, NY to Clearwater in 1961. She worked as a nurse for 40 years until her retirement in 1981. Mrs. Costello will be laid to rest next to her late husband, Joseph M. Costello this summer in NY.
COTE, Joseph B. Jr. 82, passed away June 17, 2012. Full military honors will be June 27, 2012 at 2:15 pm at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Gee & Sorensen FH/727-323-5111
CRABB, Vernon L. 71, of Pinellas Park, died on June 12, 2012. He is survived by his loving family. See full obituary & service information at www.alifetribute.com or call 727-559-7793.
CRAVEN, Robert Fred died June 19, 2012. Survivors include his wife, Deborah; son, Randy; and brother, Jack Craven. He served honorably in the Navy & was a woodworker. Gee & Sorensen FH
DARREY, John J. entered eternal life peacefully on June 21, 2012 at home with family just a few days short of his 94th birthday. He was known to all who met him as a kind man - enthusiastic, positive, energetic, smiling and optimistic. He was skilled as a carpenter craftsman. He was very innovative and resourceful. He was also, a man with unwavering steadfast faith in God. John was born in Ashland, WI in 1918 to John and Alice Darrey who preceded him in death as well as his five older sisters. He was a flight crew member in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife, Trude. He is survived by three sons, John "Mick" (Judie) Darrey, Jeff (Sharon) Darrey, Tim (Bridget) Darrey; two stepsons David (Sandi) Todd and Richard (Lori) Todd; daughter-in-law, Donna Darrey; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. John was the founder of Darrey Construction Co. in 1947 in Racine, WI which he successfully operated for 27 years and was an independent building contractor for two decades in Clearwater. For the most recent ten years, he was employed by Publix at Neptune where he loved visiting and engaging with customers. There will be a Catholic funeral Mass for John celebrated by Fr. David Toups on Monday, June 25th at Christ the King Catholic Church at 2:30 pm. A visitation with friends will take place one hour before Mass. Following Mass John will be interred with military honors at Curlew Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation in John's memory to the Trinity Café, P.O. Box 320146, Tampa, FL 33679 www.trinitycafe.org
DAVIS, Elsie Verna "Jones" 90, of Pinellas Park passed away peacefully and went home to be with her Savior on June 19, 2012. She was born on Dec. 20, 1921 in Leslie, GA, to her parents, Josiah and Ruth. Elsie married Bob in Baton Rouge, LA on May 5, 1942. She attended St. Petersburg High School and graduated in 1940. Elsie will be remembered by her loving children Lorraine Afalla and Wayne Davis together with their respective offspring. Funeral services will be at 60th Street Baptist Church (9309 60th St N, Pinellas Park) on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations be given in memory to her Church or Suncoast Hospice. Memorial Park Funeral Home 727-527-1196 memorialparkfuneralhome.com
DAVIS, Thomas 28, of St. Petersburg, passed away June 17, 2012. Survived by loving family and friends. Holloway Funeral Home Inc.
DIBBLE, Glenn Colby 95, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at home. Born in Byron, NY, he and his wife came here in 1968. He was a US Army veteran having served during WWII. He attended Praise Cathedral of Pinellas Park. He is preceded in death by his wife, ElMarie; and is survived by his children, Janet Dibble, Nancy Caldwell, Ronald Dibble; 3 grandsons; 4 great-grand-children. A service will be held at 3 pm on Sunday, June 24th at Anderson McQueen, 7820 38th Ave N. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Suncoast Hospice. Visit the family's personalized online Guestbook at: www.AndersonMcQueen.com Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home 727-347-6636
DOMAGAS, Cesar 84, of Tampa, passed June 19th, 2012. Born in the Philippines, he emigrated to Canada with his wife and son in 1966, and eventually to the United States where they became U.S. citizens. After some time in Minnesota, a warmer climate and better job opportunity brought him and his family to Florida in the early 70's, where he called Tampa home until his death. A retired Electrical Engineer with Tampa Electric Company, he was a devout Catholic, devoted husband and loving father. As a founding member of the Pilipino American Association of Tampa (PAAT), he dedicated much of his time to the growth of the Filipino community in Tampa. Preceded in death by his wife, Emerita; parents, Julio Sr. & Rosario; a brother, Julio Jr. Survived by his only child, Allan Domagas and partner, David Coats of Brooksville; brothers, Renato and Fernando (Philippines); sisters, Alice (Philippines) and Purita (California); many brothers & sisters-in-law; several nieces & nephews. Visitation 3-8 pm on Sunday, June 24th, with prayer service at 7 pm, at Blount Curry MacDill Chapel. Funeral Mass, Monday, June 25th, 10 am, at Christ The King Catholic Church, 821 S. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, 33609. Interment will follow at Myrtle Hill Memorial Gardens. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff and medical team at Canterbury Tower in Tampa and the Eucharistic ministers from Christ the King Catholic Church for their weekly visits. Words of comfort may be expressed at www.blountcurrymacdill.com
DOREMUS, William 46, of Tampa, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. He is survived by his sister, Donna Sainz; family and friends. He was loved and will be missed by all those that knew him. Sympathetic words may be left for the family at: FloridaMortuary.com
DUFFY, Janet 52, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at Suncoast Hospice. There are no known survivors. ALifeTribute FuneralCare Gulfport Chapel
EASTERLING, Wohlford 43, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012. He is survived by his sister, Jennifer; family and friends. He was loved and will be missed. Words of comfort may be expressed at: FloridaMortuary.com
ENDSLEY, Barbara L. 73, of St. Petersburg, passed June 7, surrounded by those she loved and cared for, husband, Walter; son, Scott; daughter, Sharon; sister, Brenda; granddaughter, Lynnea; nephew, Roger and niece, Sherrie. We shall all miss her lively conversations and thoughtful gifts of caring. Friends are invited to join an informal celebration of her life on Monday, June 25, at 11:30 am in the Five Towns Magnolia Club House Dining Area, 7950 58th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, 727-258-7504.
FOX, SHERRY Loving companion of Joseph Canton, went to sleep to wait for the love of her life, Joe, on June 10, 2012. Sadly missed by her maltese baby "Dolly", Sherry worked for CCH, Inc. for 14 years, Cuppa for 3 years. She fought the battle with her illness like a champ to the end. She loved life and people, cooking, decorating; but, most of all - Joe.
FRANKLIN, Clarence R. 76, passed June 22, 2012. Survived by son, Michael; daughter, Michelle (Randy) Morris; 3 grandchildren, Alana, Franklin, Sara & Abigail Morris and brother Fred Franklin. Clarence was a 41 year veteran of the Pinellas County Sheriff Department. www.mohnfuneralhome.com
GARDNER, Patricia "Pat" (Parkinson), 89, of Largo passed away on Friday June 15, 2012. Pat was born in Kansas City, MO on Feb. 1, 1923 and moved to Indian Rocks Beach in 1954. She is survived by her son, Tom Parkinson and his wife, Marlaine of Orlando; daughter, Terry Lee Hall and her husband, Wally of West Brookfield, MA; grandchildren, Mollie Parkinson of Largo, Tony Hall of Northampton, MA and Hannah Hall of West Brookfield, MA. A memorial service and celebration of Pat's life will be held at the historic Prayer Chapel at Anona United Methodist Church on Indian Rocks Road, Largo at 10 am on Friday, June 29th. Donations may be made in her name to the Suncoast Hospice Foundation. Arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.mossfeasterlargo.com
GIDDINGS, Donald 77, of Largo, died Tuesday June 19, 2012 at Sabal Palms Healthcare Center. Arrangements and online condolences may be made at: www.mossfeasterlargo.com
GOODRIDGE, Patti L. 58, of Largo, passed away June 21. Surrounded by her loving husband. www.mohnfuneral.com 727-579-3680
GUERRA, Mario Jr. 69, passed away June 19, 2012. He was a lifetime resident of Tampa. He was the son of Mary and Mario Guerra; father to Lisa, Scott and Jennifer Guerra; grandfather to Audrey (Josh) DeKilder, Ashley (Kevin) Rodriguez and Alanna Talavera; great-grandchildren, Logan and Cameron Rodriguez; sister, Sylvia Perez; nephew, Mike (Marilyn) Perez; and the mother of his children, Gerry Guerra; and extended family, friends and his loyal schnauzer, Sherlock. Services will be held on Sunday, June 24, 2012 from 4-6 pm at the Harmony Church, 2517 W. Henry Ave, Tampa, FL 33614. Condolences may be offered by visiting: www.bozaroel.com.
HALL, Daniel Wayne 72, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday, June 17, 2012. Born in Welch, WV, he came here from Michigan after retiring from GM. He graduated from Wayne Memorial HS. He is survived by daughter, Denelle L. Hall; son, Darrell L. Hall; grandchildren, Travis and Alex; grand dog, DeeJay.
HUMPHREY, Marie S. of Valrico, went home to her Lord on June 20, 2012. She is preceded in death by son, Alan. Survived by sons, Harry, Barry (wife, Debbie); daughter, Trina Johnston (husband, Ray); daughter-in-law, Susan; grandchildren, Trever, Sean, Daniel, Sarah, Andon, Ray and Eric. Funeral service Tuesday, June 26 at 11 am at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 3315 Bryan Road, Brandon. Visitation from 10-11 am. Interment following at Garden of Memories. Blount & Curry MacDill Ave. Chapel 813-876-2421 in charge of arrangements.
JUNKMAN, Norman 77, died June 19, 2012. His memorial service will be held at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave, Largo, 11 am, Saturday, June 23rd.
KEELAN, Patricia (Pfromer) passed June 20, 2012. Survived by loving family & friends. Memorial June 30, 7 pm, Temple of Love & Healing. 3700 40th Ave N. St. Petersburg.
KESSLER, Leonard 76, of Tampa, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2012. He is survived by his cousin, Linda Fenton; family and friends. He was greatly loved by those who knew him and will be missed. Please share words of well-being with the family at: FloridaMortuary.com
KIMMEL, Patricia went home to Jesus June 19th surrounded by family & friends. She is now at peace. Services June 30th, 3 pm at Park Street Baptist Church, 3901 Park St. N, St Petersburg
KLINE, Victor G. 70, of Spring Hill, died June 14th. Service 1 pm, June 28th at First United Methodist Church on Spring Hill Drive. Refreshments to follow in the Fellowship Hall. Neptune Society
KNAPP, Delbert A. 83, of Hudson, died June 21, 2012. Survivors, wife, Beatrice; children, Terry, Timothy, Catherine and Caren; 9 grands; 14 great-grands. National Cremation - Hudson
LAWSON, Lynne Hough 78, of Temple Terrace, and a cabin on Lake Wylie, SC, passed away on June 18, 2012 at CMC-Main. She was born on March 30, 1934 in Pittsburgh, PA, a daughter of the late Alvin and Sarah Adams Hough. Lynne was educated in the Wilkinsburg, PA school system. She graduated from Penn State with a BS degree in Home Economics. She toured Europe with her College choir in 1955. While living in Pittsburgh, she met her husband, William Lawson, at a church function in 1957. They were married on Aug. 16, 1958, and moved to Temple Terrace in 1959. She sang with the Tampa Oratorio Society and the Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church choir for 52 years. She was an active member of Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church, serving as a Sunday school teacher, Youth Leader, Youth Education Coordinator, and as an Elder of the church. She worked as a System Analyst with Anderson News for 20 years, retiring in 1999. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, William L. Lawson Jr.; her three sons, William III of Charlotte, NC, Douglas of Riverview, FL, and John of Gainesville, their wives, Elizabeth, Chandra, Tammy, and their children, Jackie, Sammi, Katie, John, Sarah; and great-grandson, T. J. Adams. A service to celebrate her life will be held 1 pm July 28, at Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church, 820 Bullard Parkway, Temple Terrace. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Terrace Presbyterian Choir Scholarship Fund (contact 813-988-3514 for more information). Harry & Bryant Company of Charlotte is serving the family.
LEONARD, Dr. Alvin C. Jr. died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in Ft. Myers. He was born Sept. 10,1931 in Joliet, IL. After serving in the Korean War he graduated from Indiana State University. He and his wife Mary Ellen moved to Pinellas County in 1958. He taught mathematics at Boca Ciega High School before becoming a guidance counselor and the Dean of Student Affairs at St. Petersburg College. He was married to Mary Ellen for 53 years and is survived by their 3 daughters, Dianna Wheeley, Denise Butler and Kathleen Allison; 10 grandchildren; and 2 great- grandchildren. He loved traveling, spending time with friends and family, playing tennis and supporting his favorite sports teams, t.he Cubs and the Gators. A memorial service will be held July 7, 2012 at St. Paul Methodist Church Largo. We will greatly miss our "Pop Pop"
LEWIS, George T. Jr. 86, June 6, 2012. A WWII veteran. Survived by wife, Colleen; daughters, Brenda Hoft, Deborah Fleshood; sister, Mary Joy, 3 grand-children and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment at Bushnell National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Zephyrhills Christian Church. Hodges Family Funeral Home
LUCAS, Mary Ann 60, went home to her Lord on June 11, 2012. She was preceded in death by her loving parents, James and Lexie Lucas. Mary leaves behind to cherish her memory, her "Pumkin" and daughter, Cheryl Lynette (Danny) Lucas. Mary was known as the Original Gangster "O.G." by her grandchildren, Christopher Michael Max (Tiffany) Spurlock, Max Spurlock, Laylah aka "Ganny Gal"; sisters, Rosa, Marjorie, Peggy, Diane; and special friend Timothy Harper. Mary was adopted and had recently reconnected with her biological sisters which gave her such peace and closure. She was so thrilled to discover she was no longer an only child. Mary enjoyed going out to fancy dinners, traveling, and visiting her favorite place, Miami. She was very proud to be asked to speak in Washington, D.C. regarding research for the many causes she held near and dear to her heart. Mary was a fun-loving, beautiful woman who enjoyed good friends and the love of her family. She will remain in the hearts of everyone she touched.
LUND, David J. 61, of Pinellas Park, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. He was born in Buffalo, NY and was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the U.S. Navy. David is survived by his parents, George Lund & Alice Cervellera; son, Jason Lund; sister Nancy Clifford (Bob) and beloved companion, Trish Maloney. Services will be held at a later date. www.mossfeasterclearwater.com
MANSFIELD, David 83, Floral City, died June 21, 2012. Graveside service Tuesday, 2:30 pm, at Florida National. Chas E Davis Funeral Home With Crematory
McCORMICK, William "Jack" 81, of New Port Richey, died June 21. Survivors, daughters, Carol(Doug) Williams, Elaine; 2 grandchildren; 4 grt. grand- children. Dobies FH-7Springs dobiesfuneralhome.com
MCTIER, Angela 54, of Tampa, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012. She is survived by her nephew, Christopher Miller; family and friends. She will be deeply missed by those who loved and knew her. Words of comfort may be expressed for the family at FloridaMortuary.com
MINER, Willam E. "Pope" June 15, 2012, age 94, WWII Army Veteran, 25 Yr. St. Louis city bus and streetcar driver. Patriarch to 5 generations. You leave a legacy of stories from years of living to all of your family and friends who will miss your lively chatter and warm smile. Many thanks to all of the caring staff at Gulfshore Nursing Center.
MORAN, Patrick M. 66, passed June 11, 2012. He was a Vietnam veteran who will have a full military honors at Bay Pines Natonal Cemetery. Visit our online website geeandsorensen.com
MUIRHEAD, Raymond Charles 80, of Tampa, born on May 29, 1932. Raymond went to rest on June 16, 2012, joining his son, Douglas Charles Muirhead who went to rest with the Lord on June 16, 1979. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mira Muirhead; 2 daughters, Dawn Cavaliere of Tampa and Debbie Momb and her husband, Scott of Washougal, WA; 4 grandchildren, Christian and Carli Cavaliere and Matthew and Asha Momb; 2 great-grandchildren; and his sisters, Delores "Dee" Richmond of Littleton, CO and Iris Hibbert of Eckert, CO. Raymond touched every person he met, always making others feel special, putting them at ease with his warm, friendly smile and kind, generous heart. He was a patient and loving teacher and mentor to his children, grandchildren or any child in his life. Until we see you again, we will cherish fond memories and warm thoughts of the times we spent together. Services will be at a later date in Washington where he loved to hunt with his son and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Raymond's memory to the Tampa VA or the American Cancer Society. Please sign the online guestbook at: www.blountcurrywest.com
MURPHY, Timothy B. 66, of Safety Harbor, passed away June 12, 2012. Born in St. Louis, MO, he was a long time resident of Wauwatosa, WI before moving to Florida in 2003. A graduate of Chaminade College Prep and the University of Missouri St. Louis, he received his MBA from Concordia University in Milwaukee. Tim was on the Adjunct Faculty of Everest University (Largo) and the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa. Tim is survived by his wife, Sue; his son, Timothy Jr. of Milwaukee, WI; his daughter, Kerry M. of St. Louis, MO; brothers, John P. Murphy III (Susan) of St. Louis, MO and Terrence Murphy (Brenda) of Palm Harbor. A Mass to celebrate his life will be offered on July 14, 2012 at 10:30 am, Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, 2405 Philippe Pkwy, Safety Harbor. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his name to: Chaminade College Prep, 425 S. Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO 63131.
MUSGRAVE, Mary Frances died June 21, 2012. Born in Greene County, TN. She moved here in 1960 from Miami. She worked for Wolfies Delicatessen and was a member of Clearview Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star. Survivors include her brothers, Curtis Gheen of St. Petersburg and Harley Gheen of Titusville, FL; sister, Shirley Berzeale of St. Petersburg. Family and friends will be received Tuesday, June 26 from 9 am until service time at 10 am at the Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home, with Ed Browning officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home 727-323-5111
PARKER, Jan 53, of Tampa, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Jan is survived by her loving family and friends. Loyless Funeral Home 813-996-6610
PHILLIPS, Richard Herbert 74, of Riverview passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Born in Greenfield, MA. Mr. Phillips had been a local resident since 1979. He was a retired Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy, and was a member of the American Legion Post #148 and the Moose Lodge. He enjoyed watching TV. Survivors include his loving wife of 14 years, Dorothy; daughter, Cynthia Lee Phillips; and his granddaughter, Alyssa. A memorial serve will be held at The American Legion Post #148, 7240 U.S. Highway 301, Riverview, FL. 33569 on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 1 pm. Interment will be at Serenity Meadows Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to The American Legion Post #148, P.O. Box 507, Riverview, FL. 33568 or to The Florida Society of Clinical Oncology, 10022 Water Works Lane, Riverview, FL 33578. Condolences may be offered at www.serenitymeadows.com
PHILLIPS, Woodrow A. 80, of St. Petersburg, passed away June 11, 2012. Service will be at 12:45 pm, June 28th at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Neptune Society
QUARTERMAN, Leon Sr. 53, of St. Petersburg, passed on June 14, 2012, at Egret Cove Center. He is survived by, sons, Leon Quarterman Jr. and Deontae Johnson; daughters, Calizzcia and Jessica Johnson; 4 brothers, Rev. LeRoy Quarterman, Robert, James and David Quarterman; 2 sisters, Dianne Johnson, Beverly Hobbs and 2 grandchildren. Service, Monday, June 25 at 1 pm. Creal Funeral Home
ROBINSON, Stanley 82, passed June 20, 2012. Survived by wife, Ida; sons, Stanley Jr., Michael; grands, Ryan, Miranda, Roy and Camille. U.S. Navy veteran. www.DowningFuneralHM.net
RODRIGUEZ, Antolina 82, of Tampa, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Ruiz; family and friends. She was deeply cared for and will be greatly missed. Words of comfort may be shared at FloridaMortuary.com
ROSETTI, Charles A. Jr. "Charlie", born Aug. 30, 1942 to Charles and Evelyn Rosetti, Sr., passed away June 21, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Rosetti; daughters, Corrine (Bill) Rosetti-Babuschak, Jobstown, NJ, Michele (Rich) Rosetti-Kosztyu, Hamilton, NJ, Lori (Mark) Rosetti-Thomas, Stockton Springs, ME; stepsons, James Harrop, Raymond Harrop, Jr., Michael (Gina) Harrop, Daniel Harrop; brothers-in-law, David, John (Alice) Flowers; sister-in-law, Jean Seafrtiz; 3 grandchildren, Mirissa, Jace and Jake. Charles left behind family members that he was close with which included Mr. & Mrs. E. Vigh. He served in the New Jersey National Guard. He was District Chairman for the New Jersey Transit clerks and was a member of the Bordentown Elks in Bordentown, NJ for many years. He worked for the railroad until his retirement. He also worked for the New York Yankees organization for nine years at G.M Steinbrenner Field in Tampa as an usher. Charles was very loved by all. Visitation will be held at Prevatt Funeral Home, Monday, June 25, 2012 from 3-5 pm. The service will be in the funeral home chapel at 4:30 pm. Contributions may be made to HPH Hospice, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, FL 34667. Visit PrevattFuneralHome.com
ROWE, William J. Jr. (Bill) passed away on June 20, 2012 at age 99. Born in Bridgeport, CT, on March 9, 1913, he lived most of his life in New Haven, CT, retiring to Port Richey, in 1976. He was a loyal member of St. James the Apostle Catholic Church for 36 years. He was an avid bowler and bowled a 200 plus game at age 96. Bill was a gentle man, loving and caring with a dry wit that always provoked a smile or laugh. Predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Mildred. Survived by his loving wife, Patricia; sons, John and Bill; daughter, Ruth Gunther; stepdaughter, Pam Leclair; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral mass at St. James the Apostle Catholic Church Monday, June 25, 2012 at 10:30 am. Faupel Funeral Home 727-849-9964
SANBORN-SHIBLEY, Janice 53, died May 18, 2012 survived by husband, Gary Daniel Shibley Jr.; Dustin & Cindy Mercer; and their two children;Marion Sanborn, Steve, Merrill & his wife.
SANTOURIAN, Edith 85, of New Port Richey, passed away June 20. Survived by a niece in Switzerland and a host of loving friends. Dobies FH 7Springs dobiesfuneralhome.com
SCHALL, Alida M. 93, of South Pasadena. Passed away June 22. A private cremation is planned. Guestbook at www.davidcgross.com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes 6366 Central Ave/727-381-4911
SEIDLER, Ziggie beloved husband and father. Born Dec. 15, 1920, died May 25, 2012. Service held at First Baptist Church 12685 Ulmerton Rd, Largo, June 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm.
SHOVAN, Lawrence E. 81, of Largo, passed away June 18. Survived by children, Deborah Gordon and Guy Shovan; 3 grands; 5 great-grands. mossfeasterlargo.com
SMITH, James C. "Jim" 70, died June 20, 2012. He was a Veteran and survived by a loving family. Graveside service 10 am, July 2, Bay Pines National Cemetery with Military Honors. Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home
SMITH, Robert J. a decorated Air Force member, died June 18, 2012. Survivors, wife, Susan M. Smith; son, Brian; daughters, Bobbi, Becky, Barb, Kathy & Kris; 1 brother, 9 grands; 7 greats.
STEIN, Harry 85, passed away June 15. He is survived by, 2 daughters, son-in-law, a grandson, a granddaughter and a special "Lady Friend". www.nationalcremation.com
STOLA, Anne Celeste Hill 54, passed away June 14, 2012, at her residence in Port Richey. A sunset memorial service with friends and family will take place at a later date on Sandbridge Beach in Virginia Beach, VA. Ms. Stola was born Aug. 23, 1957, in Albany, GA, to Muriel Sue Hill Reakirt and the late Archie Henderson Hill Jr. She was a devoted animal advocate and leaves behind two of her most beloved K-9 companions, Dingo and Kai, who will be taken care of by her faithful friend John Jones of Port Richey, and later by her family. Ms. Stola was preceded in death by her father, Archie Henderson Hill Jr.; stepfather, Jay P. Reakirt. She is survived by her daughter, Lauren Gray Stola of Ft. Collins, CO; & her mother, Muriel Sue Hill Reakirt, Albany, GA.
TEICHERT, Robert L. 82, of St. Pete Beach, formerly of Lansing, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Visitation will be Sunday, June 24 from 3-6 pm at Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach. A Catholic Mass will be held Monday, June 25, 2012 at 11 am at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in St. Pete Beach. For an online tribute and a complete obituary go to: beachmemorial.com.
TURNER, Edwin Charles 90, of Tampa, passed away on Saturday June 16, 2012. Edwin was born in Pontiac, MI to Thurston and Irene Turner on October 5, 1921. Edwin served in the U.S. Army during WWII from 1943-1945 and was a Purple Heart, 5 Bronze Star Veteran. He was on Omaha Beach on D-day, H-hour, and received a Distinguished Unit Badge. Survivors include his loving wife of almost 50 years, Marjorie Bonhajo Turner; two daughters, Carol Briggs and Tailyn McNeal (and her husband, Mark McNeal); 5 grandchildren, Naomi Mueller, and Jacob, Katrina, Nicholas, and Chad McNeal; 2 nephews and a niece in California. After his military service, his interest in helping others led him to a position with the Social Security Administration in Kalamazoo and Bay City, MI, where he worked helping widows and survivors, the elderly, and the disabled through the claims process. He was promoted to Systems Analyst in 1967 and was transferred to Baltimore, MD. He was instrumental in implementing the microfiche system and converting over 34 million forms to microfilm, thus saving the country countless dollars as well as modernizing the Social Security filing system. After 23 years he retired and moved to sunny Florida. He loved gourmet cooking, writing poetry, Jazz and Classical music, reading books, playing chess or tennis, and always welcomed a lively debate. Interment services will be at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. www.blountcurrycarrollwood.com
VIERLING, John D. 74, passed away June 20, 2012 at Bay Pines VA Hospital. John served his country honorably. Survived by brothers and sisters. R. Lee Williams and Sons
VOLPE, Carmela 80, Clearwater, passed June 5, 2012. Widow of Rudolph Volpe and wife of Gennaro Fiore. Survived by children Diane, Alexis & Thomas. Memorial Mass, June 25, 10:30, St. Michael's, SR 580, Clearwater. www.NationalCremation.com
WESTPHAL, Richard Lee "Dick" 67, of Hudson, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 11, 2012. A memorial service with full military honors will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 21731 Spring St., Union Grove, WI 53182 at 2 pm on Monday, July 2, 2012. Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home 3720 39th Avenue Kenosha, WI 53144 262-658-4101 Online Condolences at www.piasecki-althaus.com
WHITE, Eleanor 87, died Jun 16, 2012, after a battle with diabetes. A memorial service is Friday, Jun 29, Noon, at First Christian Church, 2299 Drew St, Clearwater. She previously lived in Warren, OH, where she was the proprietor of the NuStyle Beauty Salon and later worked as a lab technician at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Eleanor is sadly missed by her daughter, Karen Crozier, of Clearwater; grandchildren, Linden Crozier, Thomas Crozier, Dawn Kearns, Ryan Crozier, Jeff Kuhn, Deborah Kuhn, Lauren Kuhn. Amy Koehnlein & Kathy Andersen are stepchildren. Two sons, Thomas and William Crozier, preceeded her in death. Eleanor is remembered for her dignity, warmth and kindness.
WIDRIG, Francis (Red) 85, of St. Petersburg, passed away peacefully at Bayfront Hospice on Tuesday June 19, 2012. Survived by his wife, Carol; children, Linda, Lisa, and David; stepchildren, Janet, Nancy, and Mary. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Michigan. Donations to the Florida Suncoast Hospice are appreciated. For a full online tribute and obituary go to beachmemorial.com.