ALBALLERO, Oscar A. 38, of Seffner, passed away Oct. 23, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Amy; daughter, Melina Lynn; parents, Oscar and Dinorah Alballero; sisters, Rosemary (Ronald) Sorg and Nancy Alballero; his niece, Lindsey and nephew, Joshua. A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be today, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at 7 pm at Serenity Meadows. Serenity Meadow Memorial Park, 813-677-9494 www.serenitymeadows.com
BOKOWSKI, Frank G. 72, US Army-Vietnam War veteran of Valrico, died Oct. 23, 2012. Visit www.veteransfuneralcare.com for services, life story and guest book. Veterans Funeral Care, 727-524-9202
BOUNDY, Jo-Ann Charlotte 73, of Largo died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at Morton Plant Hospital, born Jan. 12, 1939. She was the daughter of Joseph and Charlotte E. Schmeck Bertotti. Jo-Ann and her late husband Jerrold owned and operated their own business, Focus Health Care in Columbus, OH retiring in 2009. She was a graduate of Michigan State University, and a member of The Church @ 85 in Worthington, OH. She married the late Jerrold E. Boundy, Dec. 13, 1980, he died Jan. 13, 2010. Jo-Ann is survived by three sons, Kevin (Randy) McClure of Lewis Center, OH, Scott (Teresa) McClure of Gambier, OH and J. Scott Boundy of Pennsylvania; three daughters, Cathy (Mike) Keller of Lincoln, CA, Debbi (Scott) Butterbaugh of Inma, SC and Beth (Tim) Tabor of Gahanna, OH; brother, Michael Bertotti of Paradise, MI; thirteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be 2 pm Sunday, Oct. 28, at Moss Feaster Funeral Home Serenity Gardens Chapel, 13401 Indian Rocks Rd. Largo. Memorial contributions may be made to The Church @ 85-85 East Wilson Bridge Rd., Worthington, OH 43085. Online condolences may be made at www.mossfeasterlargo.com
BREAKIRON, Mary 84, Clearwater, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at her home. A long-time resident of Clearwater, she was born in Philadelphia, PA, and retired as a registered nurse and former owner of 2 ALF's known as Bailey House 1 & 2. Mary was a beloved wife & mother who is survived by husband, Lloyd "Skip" Brea-kiron; four children, Maureen, Bill, Chris & Robert; two sisters, Joan & Claire; six grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be 1 pm, Friday, Nov. 23rd, in Chapel of Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, Safety Harbor.
BREECE, Roy Leon Jr. 72, of Tampa, passed Oct. 22, 2012. Survivors include a daughter, Debbie; his siblings, Larry Breece & Betty Aldrich both of Marion, OH, Shirley Klaiber of Mt. Gilead, OH; and former wife, Linda Denzel. Mr. Breece was a driver for National Car Rental and had attended The River of Tampa Bay and Landmark Baptist Church. Viewing Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012, 2 pm with service following at 2 pm at Wilson Funeral Home. www.wilson-funeralhome.com
CASSIDY, Denise A. age 42, of Tampa, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. She is survived by her loving family and friends. 813-237-3345 www.adams-jennings.com
CRAMER, Linda of Clearwater, went to make her new home in heaven on Oct. 22, 2012. She lived her life by the Golden Rule. She was a loving and devoted daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She leaves behind her mother, Barbara Cramer; brothers, David and James Cramer; one sister, Mary Okeefe; two living nephews, Robert Calabrese and Stephen Oliphant, and their families; one niece, Trinity Cramer. She was a loyal and trusted employee of Cumbey & Fair in Clearwater for over 15 years. She will be missed by the many who knew and loved her. Donations can be made to the Suncoast Hospice or Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
DAVIS, Sally Diane (Quackenbush), 75, a resident of Seminole, born on July 7, 1937, in Olney, IL, and grew up in Lawrenceville, IL, died suddenly on Oct. 17, 2012. Diane is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Charles V. Davis, Jr.; their 3 sons, Charles III, Tampa, James (Bridget), St. Louis, Robert (Deb) Bartlett, IL; her brother, Keith Quackenbush (Carol Ann) Houston, TX; and six grandchildren. Diane graduated from the University of Illinois where she majored in English and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Diane was very talented and enjoyed music, tennis, sewing, knitting and other crafts, gardening and computers. She played the organ for their church while living in Tuscola, IL. She will be dearly missed by her two sisters-in-law and husbands, family and many friends. There are no services planned at this time.
DESNOES, Grace 75, of Spring Hill, died Oct. 23, 2012. Survived by daughters, Linda & Jennifer; 2 grandchildren; and brother, Vincent. Dobies FH-Hudson dobiesfuneralhome.com
DOUGHERTY, Dorothy W. 72, a lifelong resident of Clearwater, passed away on Oct. 15, 2012 at Hospice House Woodside. Full obituary and guestbook at www.VeteransFuneralCare.com
EDGE, Douglas Jr. passed Oct. 22, 2012. Survived by wife, Janice; children; other relatives. Viewing on Monday, Oct. 29th, 4-5 pm with service following at 5 pm at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. www.wilson-funeralhome.com
ENGRAM, Delia Cynthia Cardenas of Tampa, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. A Homegoing Celebration for Mrs. Engram will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 27th, at Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, 2606 West Grace Street, 11 am. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, 4406 East Chelsea Street, Tampa, FL 33610. Mrs. Engram was a native of Tampa & resident of Tampa for 84 years. She was employed at Pioneer Cleaners for over 20 years. A graduate of Oakland Heights High School in Haines City. Her spiritual life began over 70 years ago at Mt. Tabor M.B. Church as she committed her life to Christ, serving as an active member of Ushers Ministry Number One over the years. Having been blessed with a gift of creativity & artistry, through the medium of drawing, sketching & painting. She leaves to cherish loving memories: daughter, Yolanda Engram Dennis; son, Eddie Engram Jr. (Orlando); granddaughter, Niambi Dennis; two grandsons, Eddie Engram III & Thomas Engram; nieces, Delores Hudson, Leafie Lee, Lee Etta Stephens, Anita Cardenas, & Cynthia McTier; nephews, Ronnie Cardenas (Valerie); grandnieces & nephews, Reginald Coonce Jr., William Murray, Rhonda Pettis, Jerald Murray, Clifford Roach, Reginald Roach, Renee Williams, Minister Stephen Williams, Michael Williams, Robert Thomas, Malcolm Thomas; and a host of other sorrowing relatives & friends, Tommie Lee Miller, Daisy Pierce, Emma Allen & Mae Catherine Brookins. Remains will repose after 5 pm, Friday, Oct. 26th, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Ave. Family will receive friends 6-7 pm. Arrangements entrusted to Ray Williams Funeral Home, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com
EORGAN, James E. 86, of St. Pete Beach, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 in St. Petersburg. For a full online obituary & tribute please go to: www.beachmemorial.com
FARRINGTON, Michael W. 67, of Seminole, passed away on Oct. 18, 2012. Survived by his wife, Nancy of 35 years; 3 children, 3 grandchildren, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Preceded in death by 2 brothers. He will be memorialized in a military ceremony at sea. For donation information visit his guest book and obituary at www.veteransfuneralcare.com Veterans Funeral Care 727-524-9202
FLEETWOOD, Mary "Marie" 77, of New Port Richey, died on Oct. 20, 2012. Survived:by her sons, Rick S., Jr.; LTC Michael W. Fleetwood; her sisters, Florence Matz, Joanne Stock. Memorial service Thursday, Nov. 1st, at 1 pm at Dobies Funeral Home, Holiday Chapel.
FORTNER, James "Bo" 81, of Plant City, died Oct. 23, 2012. Bo was born March 26, 1931 to the Late Frank and Mary Tatum Fortner in Springhead, FL. He is survived by his loving wife, LeDell. She and Bo celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in March of this year. Other survivors include their daughters, Sue & her husband, Jim Fowler; and Bobbi Fortner; grandchildren, Chris & Trevor Fortner, James (Michelle) Fowler, Dorothy (Tom) Ellsworth, Ray (Jill) Fowler, Derek (Maren) Fowler, and Megan (Brian) Klatt; &19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, James Lamont Fortner; and a brother, Leon Fortner. Bo was a Deacon and Member of the Northside Baptist Church a member of the D.A.V. and The American Legion. He was a Master Carpenter and a Navy Veteran. Bo had volunteered for over 30 years at the Veterans Hospital where he had logged over 25,000 hours of volunteer work. He was a lifelong resident of the Plant City area. The family will receive friends Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 between the hours of 2-3 pm at the Northside Baptist Church 1700 North Franklin Street, Plant City, 33563. A Funeral service will follow at 3 pm. Bo will be buried alongside other heroes of our country at the Florida National Cemetery at Bushnell.
FREED, Patricia Turner 91, of Brooksville, passed away Oct. 23, 2012. She is survived by loving family and friends. Brewer & Sons/352-796-4991
GAGE, Allan Alden "Al" 61, went to heaven to be with the Lord Oct. 19, 2012, under Hospice Care and with loving family by his side. Born Oct. 7, 1951 in Hartford, CT. Allan grew up in Pass-A-Grille. Preceded in death by father, Alden; mother, Eunice; and sister, Priscilla. Survived by his loving wife, Debra, and a large extended family. He was happy and blessed for 11 years to be called Grampy by his daughter and grandchildren. Allan was a commercial electrician for over 30 years. He liked sailing, camping, muscle cars, tennis and great times with loving friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Suncoast Hospice, whom the family thanks for all their care, kindness and compassion. A celebration of life will be held at 3 pm, Oct. 27, 2012 at The Horse and Jockey British Pub, 1155 Pasadena Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL 33707.
GARCIA, Encarnacio 98, of Hudson, died Oct. 24, 2012. Survived by children, Carmen, Daniel; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grands; brother, Ramon. Dobies FH-Hudson dobiesfuneralhome.com
GOETSCHIUS, Dolores 82, passed away Oct. 23, 2012. She was born in Newark, NJ, moved to Sarasota, Fl in 1979 and came to Tampa, 2 years ago. Dolores was Catholic by faith. She is survived by her loving husband, Herbert; son, Herbert; her daughters, Marilyn Lander & Sue Ann Sisto; 4 grandsons, Chris & Daniel Goetschius, Matthew & Brian Lander; 3 granddaughters, Rachel Estes, Jacqueline & Gabriella Sisto; 4 great-grandchildren , Jacob & Caylee Goetschius, Timothy Estes & Joshua Lander. For full obituary and sign the guestbook please visit Brewerfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Thomas Hartman Foundation For Parkinson's Research, 72 West Main St, East Islip, NY 11730. Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes Town And Country 813-887-4991
GOLDEN, Raymond Lee 72, of Clearwater, passed Oct. 20, 2012. Funeral Service Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, 1 pm, St. James A.M.E. Church. Visitation is TODAY, from 5-7 pm at Carnegie - Dallas Funeral Service, 727-330 -7661.
GOMEZ-DUCOS, Carlos 77, of Lutz, passed away on Oct. 23, 2012. He was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico and he proudly served in the U.S. Army in Korea. Carlos was recently preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Maria Caceres. He is survived by daughter, Leticia Rivera; grandchildren, Joshua, Nicole; and brother, Luis Gomez. The family will receive friends Sunday, Oct. 28th from 4-7 pm at MacDonald Funeral Home, 10520 N. Florida Ave. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am, Monday, Oct. 29th at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery, in Bushnell with full military honors. Condolences may be expressed online at: www.macdonaldfuneral.com MacDonald Funeral Home (813) 933-4950
GOSSETT, Edward "Mike Graham" 61, of Indian Rocks Beach, passed away on Oct. 18, 2012. He was born in Chattanooga, TN, on Sept. 22, 1951. He was predeceased by his father, Edward Gossett; mother, Lucille Gossett; son, Steve Gossett. He is survived by his loving wife, Diane of Indian Rocks Beach; daughter, Nicole (Mitch) Alonso of Tampa; & granddaughter, Isabel. Friends will be received on Nov. 2, 2012, from 2-4 pm, at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Online condolences can be made at brewerfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at Mike Graham Memorial Fund at Wells Fargo Bank. Brewer & Sons / 813-835-4991
GOTTSCHAMER, William J. "Bill", 77, of Largo, passed away quietly surrounded by family Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Suncoast Hospice House Woodside. Bill Gottschamer was born on June 30, 1935, in St. Louis, MO, to Harold and Stella Gottschamer. He grew up on a farm near Lawrence, KS, and graduated from Appanoose High School and Pittsburg State University in KS. As a young man, he started his own homebuilding company in Kansas City, MO, and later moved to Florida, where he started Richlander Properties, a real estate development firm in Largo. He enjoyed boating and was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church. He was a loving husband for 40 years to Nancy Morrison Gottschamer, who preceded him in death earlier this year. He is survived by his children, Michael K. Gottschamer, Steven J. Gottschamer, and Laurie Jean Coggins; his stepdaughters, Laura Kim Foster, Stephanie Foster Woodford, and Patricia Foster Kellogg; his stepgrand-children, Joshua, Amanda, Kyle, Jacob, and Annabelle; and his brothers and sisters, Donald Gottschamer, Norma Godsey, Ginny Powers and James Gottschamer. A memorial service will be held Oct. 27th at 11 am at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Largo. In lieu of flowers, donations to Bill's caregiver would be appreciated. An account has been set up in the name of Stephanie Woodford for the benefit of Amanda Bergmann at Wells Fargo.
GRUETZMACHER, Jeanne DeVane 84, of Tampa, went to join her Lord on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Robert; and a son, Robby. Jeanne is survived by her son, Mark Gruetzmacher (Jan); daughter, Lyn Holcomb; and son, Keith Gruetzmacher; five grandchildren, Amy, Kate and Mark Gruetzmacher, Jack and Jim Holcomb; two great-grandchildren, Rosemary and John Holcomb; and brother, Harvey DeVane. Jeanne was born Nov. 21, 1927 and reared in Lake City. She attended Florida Southern College & the University of Florida, where she was a member of the first female class, graduating in 1949 & was a 'Golden Era Gator'. A longtime resident of Tampa, she was actively involved with Lavoy Exceptional Center, MacDonald Training Center, & H.A.R.C. Jeanne was a faithful member of Palma Ceia United Methodist Church. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, a dedicated mother, grandmother, & caring friend. She was always eager to listen, quick to forgive & unselfish with her compassion. The family would like to sincerely thank the caregivers at Hospice and to express our deepest gratitude to the wonderful, loving staff of Hudson Manor. Memorial service is 1:30 pm, Oct. 29th, at Palma Ceia United Methodist Church, 3723 Bay to Bay Blvd, Tampa 33629. In lieu of flowers, family requests that donations made to MacDonald Training Center, or to H.A.R.C . "The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want." Words of comfort may be expressed at floridamortuary.com. Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Services/813-237-2900
HARDIN, Jacqueline A. "Jackie", 86, formerly of Traveler's Rest, SC, Clearwater, died Oct. 17, 2012, while on vacation in Springfield, TN, with her family at her side. Her last days were spent with wonderful friends and extended family. Born in Newton, IA, on Jan. 3, 1926, Jackie was the widow of William S. Hardin. She is survived by her 2 daughters, Robin Hardin Charleston, SC, Carol Hermes (Kent) of Clearwater; her son, Chip Hardin (Judy) of Olive Branch, MS; and her 2 grandsons, Neil Hardin of Richmond, VA (Jane) and Kevin Hardin (Jessica) of Memphis, TN; and a great-granddaughter, Taylor Hardin of Memphis, TN. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Dec. 23 in the Town Hall at Regency Oaks, Clearwater. Memorials may be sent to United Ministries, 606 Pendleton St. Greenville, SC 29601.
HAWN, Captain Willard W. 94, of New Port Richey, passed away Oct. 20, 2012, at his home. He was born in Adel, IA to Warren W. and Ethel R. (Grimes) Hawn. Captain Hawn had the distinction of owning the first IH Stationary hay-baler in Iowa and he also worked for the Iowa Conservation District helping to dig ponds in the forties. Using his engineering skills, he helped in building the Alcan Highway at Whitehorse, Canada. He served in WWII in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters in the Army Transportation Corps. Moving to Florida in 1947. Captain Hawn, a license he held for over 50 years, was first shrimper in Pasco County and a commercial deep sea fisherman for over forty years. After retiring, his hobby was showing antique engines and tractors at shows all over the United States. He was a member of the Tampa Sons of the American Revolution. He was a faithful patron of the service clubs in the Pasco County area for many years. He will be missed by his daughters, Darlene and Clorice of Illinois; six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. A special thank you to his friend for his care. Preceded in death by his parents, sister and brother, and two great-grandchildren Samantha and Martin. Services to be held at a later date in Iowa.
HILLEGASS, Russell K. Jr. 88, formerly of Seminole, died Oct. 22, 2012 in Orlando. He is survived by his loving family. See full obituary at www.reesefuneral.com. 727-391-9954
HURT, James 61, passed away Oct. 23, 2012. He was born in Illinois, retired from Citgo refinery. Preceded in death by his father, James Howard Hurt. Survived by his wife, Shirley; son, James (Ashley) Hurt; daughter, Penny Hurt; 4 grandchildren, Ricky, Jennifer, Ryan Nelson, Alexis Hurt; mother, Dolores (Kenny) Hurt-Wicks; brothers, John Cook, Randy Hurt; sisters, Candis Sanna, Kimberly Hurt; mother-in-law, Florine Kassing. Memorial service, Oct. 26 at 4 pm at the Kingdom Hall in Seffner.
JARRETT-McFARLANE, Claudia passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 27th, 1 pm at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 North Howard Ave. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mrs. McFarlane was a native of Jamaica, WI, & a resident of Tampa for six years. She attended Calabar High School and also recently received her CNA license in Tampa. She was employed as a housekeeper at University Village. She leaves to cherish fond memories: four daughters, Suzette Clarke, Crystal McFarlane & Monique McFarlane of Tampa, and Narda McFarlane of Kingston, Jamaica; two sons, Rohan Clarke of Tampa, & Randy Clarke of Kingston, Jamaica; step son, Dennis McFarlane of Kingston, Jamaica; ten grandchildren, Dean, Denzel, Lil' Randy, TaShanti, Shawn, Javen, Azaria, Omarian, Jahlisa, Jada; two great-grandchildren, Whitney & Lashawn; mother, Phyllis Beernfenger; father, Leppius Jarrett; four brothers, Obrien Edwards of Kingston, Jamaica, Paul Holness, Phillip Holness (Sonia) & Dean Holness, all of Ottawa, Canada; one sister, Debbie Miller (Kirk) of Ottawa, Canada; beloved aunt, Lesline Clarke of Orlando; special friends, Teresa Francois of Tampa, & Florence Nightingale, Ft. Lauderdale; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. The remains will repose after 5 pm, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 North Howard Ave. Arrangements entrusted to Ray Williams Funeral Home, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com
JERNIGAN, Douglas M. 48, of Tampa, passed away Oct. 22, 2012. A native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Doug loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He loved his wife, children, and his family and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Doug is survived by his loving wife, Tara Ott Jernigan; son, Douglas Alan Jernigan; daughter, Joylynn Renee Thompson; father, Mel (Jackie) Herndon; mother, Patricia (Marvin) Higgins; and many loving brothers, sisters, & other loving family members & friends. A Memorial Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 27, from 1-3 pm at the chapel of JGR Funeral Home, 6718 North Armenia Ave, Tampa. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made in Doug's memory to Get Hooked on Hope, at: www.hookedonhope.org. Please send online condolences to: www.jgrfuneralhome.com.
JIMENEZ, Basilia Santana 75, of Plant City, died Oct. 22, 2012, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Tampa. Born Sept. 13, 1937 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Agustin Jimenez Davila and the late Lydia Rivera Santana. She was the wife of Rafael Santana. Surviving are son, Rafael Santana; daughters, Joyce Baytar & Jessica Davis; her sisters, Delores DeJesus, Josephine Pena and Judy Jimenez. A Funeral service will be at 8 pm, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at Haught Funeral Home Chapel, located at 708 W. Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd, Plant City, FL 33563. The family will receive friends from 5-9 pm, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, and 5-8 pm, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Haught Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be 11 am, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at Mt Enon Cemetery, Plant City. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.haughtfuneralhome.com.
JUREWICZ, Theresa 72, passed away Sept. 30, 2012. There will be a memorial service in her honor at 3328 S. Dale Mabry Highway on Nov. 3, 2012, at 10 am. She will be laid to rest at the Bay Pines National Cemetery. Brewer & Sons Funeral Home 813-835-4991
KELLER, Harry 94, died Oct. 24. Service at 11:30 am Monday, Oct. 29; Florida National Cemetery. Guestbook at davidcgross.com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes 6366 Central Ave 727-381-4911
LeBLANC, Leo A. 71, passed Oct. 23, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife, Christine; sons, Randy (Dawn) LeBlanc, James (Diane) LeBlanc; his grandchildren, Jessica, James Jr., Jeremy, Tyler, Hunter; and a great-grandchild, Summer Mason. Also surviving are his dear four sisters and a brother.
LEE, Lillian 87, of Largo, died Oct. 23, 2012, at her residence. She has no known survivors. ALifeTribute FuneralCare Largo Chapel / 727-559-7793
LEE, Maria C. 68, of Tampa, native of Cuba passed away on Oct. 23, 2012. She was prede-ceased by her husband, Antonio Lee; is survived by loving family members, Maria C. Lee, Alfredo Durruthy, Cecilia Lee, Antonio Lee, Gilberto Lee, Yanet Pacheco, Jorge Pacheco, Marioty Durruthy, Amani Pacheco, Yovani Pacheco, & Sincere Cotera. Memorial Gat-hering will be held on Saturday, Nov. 03rd, from 1-2 pm at Gonzalez Funeral Home, with inurnment at 3 pm at Sunset Memory Gardens. Gonzalez Funeral Home, 7209 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614, 813-931-1833. Online tribute www.gonzalezfuneral.com. "We Will Always Miss You".
LOPEZ, Jose C. 84, of St Petersburg passed away on Oct. 19, 2012. He was born on April 29, 1928 in Tampa. He was a graduate of University of Tampa. Jose served in the Army during the Korean War. He was one of the original educators at Dixie Hollins High where he was the automotive mechanic teacher from 1963-1993. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Olga; son, Kenny (Miki); daughters, DeeLynn Rogers (Scott) and Leeanna Lopez-Shaw (Roger); grandsons, Kevin Lopez (Hannah), Matt Rogers, Corey Lopez, Seth Rogers, Peyton Shaw.
MANHART, Helen S. 72, of Spring Hill, passed on Oct. 24, 2012. She was born in Nashville, TN in 1939. She was a graduate of Webber College in Babson Park, FL. Wife of Ralph Bauer and loving mother to Wayne Friedman of Wyckoff, NJ and Julie Brassell of Laveen, AZ; a grandmother to Danny, Elise, and Delaney. She worked at Faberge in Mahwah, NJ and lived in Spring Hill since 1998. She loved playing tennis, golf, and spending time with her grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to be made in Helen's memory to: http://support.themmrf.org/goto/Helen.Manhart Brewer & Sons, 352-596-4991
MARTIN, Yvonne 60, of Holiday, died on Oct. 23, 2012. Survived by her mother, Imogene Martin; brother, Allen Martin; sister Caryle Martin and friends. www.nationalcremation.com
MAYER, Louis R. 91, a loving husband, father and grandfather, was called to Heaven by the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. He lived a long and fulfilled life. Lou had the gift of wit and enjoyed sharing his wisdom with family and friends. Lou is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Ethel Kearns Mayer; daughters, Karen Mayer & Rachel Mayer Port; son, Jeff Mayer; son-in-law, Jack Wagner; 8 grandchildren. He was prede-ceased by his granddaughter, Molly Anne Wagner; son, Gregory Todd Mayer; and daughter, Renee Lynne Wagner. He was born July 4, 1921 in Ward, WV. He moved to Clearwater from Cuyahoga Falls, OH in 1972. He was a tax attorney and accountant. Lou was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and served in the Air Force band. He was a member of the Salvation Army Church. He enjoyed playing his trumpet with a number of Big Bands, many church groups and on overseas mission trips. Friends are being received Monday, Oct. 29 from 11:30 am until time of service at 1 pm at the Salvation Army, 1625 North Belcher Road, Clearwater. Burial will follow at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Lou's memory to the Salvation Army or the Morton Plant Mease Foundation. www.mossfeasterclearwater.com
MAYNARD, Danny Lee passed away of natural causes at his home in Brandon, on Oct. 22, 2012. He was born Nov. 29, 1951 in Hiawatha, KS; the son of Lynn Gerard and Laverne Mae Camblin-Maynard. He loved the Lord Jesus more than anything of this world. Mr. & Mrs. Maynard attend church at Kingdom Christian Ministries in Lithia. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Smelser-Maynard; his sister, Ms. Donna Maynard-McCullem of Columbia, MO; and his two daughters, Mrs. Rachael Marie & her husband Chad Word; and Mrs. Rebecca Ruth & her husband Randall Brooks. He had five grandchildren, Levi & Olivia Word and Quinn, Kira, and Conner Brooks. A funeral service will be held at 10 am, Friday Oct. 26, 2012 at Stowers Funeral Home. Interment will follow the service at Pelote Cemetery in Lithia. Memorial contributions may be sent to either Cynthia Pickney Ministries or to kcmlithia.com. Stowers Funeral Home stowersfh.com
McCLENNING, Glenn R. age 84, of Clearwater, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at home. He was the the owner of Bayside Printers in Clearwater. He is survived by his daughter, Pam Eagan & her husband, George; sister, Mary Wildenburg; grandsons, Joseph & Michael Eagan; his companion, Patty McClenning; and numerous other family & friends. There will be a memorial service Oct. 30th, 7 pm, at ALife Tribute, 716 Seminole Blvd in Largo. ALife Tribute - Largo/559-7793
MORZENTI, Jerome C. 76, of Clearwater, died on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at his daughter's home in Fremont, WI, after a two year battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was born on Feb. 17, 1936, in Montreal, Wisconsin, the son of the late Albert and Pauline (Cornetto) Morzenti. Jerome graduated from Hurley High School in 1955 and married Adriean Studden in 1957. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He then went on to play professional baseball with the Milwaukee Braves and Detroit Tigers organizations. Jerome later worked for UPS and then worked in the Pinellas County School District. Jerome is survived by a son, Randy (Mary), Hortonville, WI; a daughter, Candith (Kevin) Hoewisch, Fremont, WI; six grandchildren, Michael Morzenti, Nikki (Matt) Abdo, Jacob, Calista, Joshua and Kassy Hoewisch; a great-granddaughter, Caroline Abdo; former wife, Adriean (Herman) Slapo; four brothers, Albert, Ronald (Charlotte), Robert, and Jim; two sisters, Karen (Dale) Sann and Carol (Tim) Boyle; a special friend Leslie Rowe. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. As per Jerome's wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. The family requests that memorials be made to ThedaCare and Suncoast Hospice. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Suncoast Hospice (Florida) and Theda Care at Home (Wisconsin) for all of their loving and compassionate care.
NELSON, Harry Jr. 81, of Clearwater, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Bobby Nelson; daughter, Christine Nelson and two grandsons. Neptune Society
PEASE, Willie Sr. of Tampa, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. A Homegoing Celebration will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at 10:30 am at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 North Howard Ave. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mr. Willie Pease Sr. was born July 27, 1923 in Havana (Gadsden County) to the late Mr. Caesar & Maggie Mae Williams (Pease). Willie T., as he was sometimes called by many, was raised in a loving Christian home as he found Christ early to be his Lord and Savior. He moved to Tampa after serving in the United States Military (Army), to find and marry on Dec. 30, 1946 the love of his life, the late Mrs. Eatha Mae Pease, a loving wife and devoted mother. He attended school in Gadsden County before moving to Tampa where he attended Don Thompson, majoring in the clothing/sewing textile field. Mr. Pease was a loving and giving father and a faithful deacon at Friendship M.B. Church. He later moved to Seffner. He is survived by 7 children, Betty (Wilbur), Willie Jr., Lorraine, Julia Love (Rev. Nathaniel), Daisy, Marilyn Dupree (Larry) and Darien; 25 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other devoted friends too numerous to list. Remains will repose after 5 pm, Friday, Oct. 26th, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Ave. Arrangements entrusted to Ray Williams Funeral Home, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com
PETERSEN, Betty 85, of Valrico, died Oct. 15, 2012. She is survived by children, Pamela Julian (Terry), Matthew Olsen (Crystal); grandchildren, Amy, Adam, Derek, Adrian; her nephew, Robert (Jenny). A memorial service was held Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 at Featherock Clubhouse, in Valrico. Arrangements by: Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home
PIERSON, John 87, of Spring Hill, died Oct. 24, 2012. View Oct. 28th, 2-4 & 6-8 pm, 4450 US 19. Mass, Oct. 29, 12:30 pm, St. Theresa. Burial, St. Hedwig in Michigan. Brewerfuneral.com
POSTOSKIE, Steven Anthony "Tony", age 36, of Odessa, Our beautiful son and brother was called to Heaven on Oct. 23, 2012. He was at home surrounded by his loving family & friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Adam Steve Postoskie. He is survived by his mother, Lan Postoskie of Odessa; and his sister, Jeanie (Davis) Post-oskie; brother-in-law, Nick Davis of Tampa; and many uncles, aunts, cousins & friends. Tony was a graduate of ITT Tampa, he majored in Computer and Electronics Technology and worked as an electronic technician for 15 years. Tony enjoyed football, motorcycles & music. He loved spending time with his family and friends. One of his favorite things was to hold his doggie niece Zoey. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was a special man and hard worker who made friends where ever life took him. A celebration of his life will be held at his mother's home in Odessa on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at 12 pm. In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift maybe made to the Life Path Hospice House of Tampa www.chaptershealth.org or the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org Tony will be deeply missed and forever loved.
POTEET, W.A. "Buddy" 77, of Spring Hill, died Oct. 23, 2012. Graveside service 11 am, Saturday, Nov. 3, at Florida Hills Memorial Gardens. Turner F.H. 352-796-9661 Turnerfuneralandcremation.com
POWELL, Bertram P. III passed on Oct. 24, 2012. Survived by mother, Dorothy; wife, Aletha; children, Stanley, Kim, Kelly; & sisters, Terri, Tammy; 4 grands; 2 great-grands. DowningFuneralHM.net
PRYOR, Lloyd S. Sr. age 66, born March 18, 1946 in Sydney, OH. Loved by all, respected by others. Taken way to early left behind wife, Nancy; 2 daughters, Kellie Pryor, & Deborah Jurgens; 1 step daughter, Jacqueline Forcier; 1 son, Lloyd S. Pryor Jr.; 2 step sons, Richard Forcier & Thomas Pryor; 5 grandchildren, Skylor, Kaylyn, Brooklyn, Justin & Scotty; younger sister, Faye; and nephew, Eldon Pryor. Proudly served 23 years in the U.S. Navy retired EMCS. Loved his 2 shitzus, Trixie and Dixie Lee and was a dedicated Dallas Cowboy fan. Always wore a smile and loved making people laugh. Most of all he loved his family. Master Chief Lloyd S. Pryor Sr. was a beautiful person inside and out, and we will all have a hole in our hearts forever. But we all know now we have another angel in the sky, smiling down at us. We apologize for no viewing, mom says "He only wanted women to view him" LOL. Memorial Service Saturday, Oct. 27th, 2 pm at: Dobies Funeral Home, Hudson Chapel.
PUGH, Edna Lillie Bolt 95, of Seffner, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, surrounded by her loving children. Edna was born in Floyd County, VA, on June 26, 1917 to Ellis & Laura Bolt. She was a member of First Baptist Church Dover and she enjoyed fellowship and activities with friends at the Brandon Senior Center. She was dedicated to her family and she loved everyone she met and will be dearly missed by all those whose lives she touched. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Roy W. Pugh. Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Martin & husband, Vincent Palermo, Seffner; son, Roy Edward Pugh & wife, Teresa, Warsaw, VA.; grandchildren, Vickie Farmer (Willie), Gale Cook (Frank), Leigh Raymond (Danny Bare), Christopher Pugh (Angie), Kelli Smith (Mike) & Amber Palermo; 16 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and sister, Odell Perdue, Elliston, Virginia; & sister-in-law, Janet Leighton (Jim), Williamsburg, VA. Funeral services will be held at Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon Chapel on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at 7 pm. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Edna's name to First Baptist Church Dover Building Fund. Stowers Funeral Home www.stowersfh.com
RAUSCHER, Charlotte 88, died Oct. 19, 2012. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Frances Cabrini, Oct. 26, at 11 am. Interment to follow. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel. www.pinecrestfuneralchapel.com
REINKE, Karen Marie 66, died Oct. 24, 2012. Viewing on Sunday, Oct. 28th, 12-1 pm, with service at 1 pm, at Turner FH, 504 East Jefferson Street, in Brooksville. Turner FH / 352-796-3588
ROBERTS, Caroline T. 78, of Tampa, surrounded by her family, peacefully went to her Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in St. Joseph's Hospital N., after an ongoing battle with heart & respiratory problems. Born on July 19, 1934 in Lake Wales, as the middle child of Rev. Joseph & Elizabeth Tolle, "Curly" lived in many locations throughout the state serving in Methodist Churches with her family. She graduated from Leon High School in Tallahassee then attended Gordon Keller School of Nursing where she was introduced to her wonderful husband, Dale, on a blind date. They were married on Dec. 22, 1953 in 1st United Methodist Church of Tampa, spending almost 59 years together. She later obtained her LPN degree from Erwin Technical Center. Caroline enjoyed researching her genealogy and is a member of the Florida Pioneer Descendants documenting herself as a fifth generation in Florida. She was very active in her church of 56 years, holding a variety of positions. She was also passionate about her work with Church Women United of Tampa and Metropolitan Ministries. Her favorite pastime was playing bridge with her many friends. She is survived by her adoring husband, Dale; children, Dale Jr. and Debbie Dolecki (Tom); grandchildren, Drew Roberts, Jeremy Dolecki (Lauren), Kori Roberts and Marissa Dolecki; great-granddaughter, Gianna. Also survived by her sister, Rosalee Schoder; brother, Joe Tolle; and an extended loving family. Family will receive friends on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 2-6 pm at Blount & Curry Funeral Home Carrollwood, 3207 W Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL 33618. Services will be held at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, 2902 West Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33618 on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at 10 am. A reception at the church will follow. Caroline will rest in peace at Sunset Memory Gardens, 11005 N US Hwy 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Metropolitan Ministries www.metromin.org/Ways-to-give or American Heart Assoc www.donate.americanheart.org.
ROSE, Robert E. 90, of Spring Hill, passed away on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. Bob was born in Grand Haven, MI, to Myron and Alice Rose. He was married to Lenore Rose until her death in 2009. He served in the Army during WWII, receiving the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He worked for Michigan Bell Telephone his entire career and was a member of the AT&T Bell Telephone Pioneers and many clubs. Bob generously expressed his love for family and friends. He had a passion for the outdoors and volunteered for church, Boy Scouts, Association for Retarded Children, African Missions, National Audubon Society, Talking Books & many other organizations. He will be dearly missed by his loving family & friends. Survived by sons, Willard Rose (Lindy), David Rose; daughters, Roberta Wandel (Carl), Janet Kowchuck (David); sister, Helen Van Oordt; brother, Paul Rose; 8 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Memorial service was held at Grace Presbyterian Church, Spring Hill, where he was a member. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Kalamazoo Nature Center, 7000 N. Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 or Hospice of Citrus County, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, FL 34461. To leave condolences, please visit: www.gracememorialfuneralhomehudson.com.
ROTHE, George Henry III 63, died Oct. 24, 2012. Funeral Tribute will be held on Oct. 29, 2012 at 2 pm. Visitation from 1 pm until the hour of service at Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory.
ROTTKAMP, Ruth 85, of Tampa, passed away on Oct. 20, 2012. She was born in Hicksville, NY, on Sept. 17, 1927. She was a member of St Patrick's Catholic Church; loved being the family matriarch; and she sponsored multiple children through the CFCA (Christian Foundation for Children and Aging). She is predeceased by her sons, Alois "Al" Madison & Joseph "J" Madison. She is survived by her son, Dennis Madison & his wife, Donna of Lutz; daughter, Anna Madison of Tampa; and 4 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. Services to be announced at a later date. Brewer & Sons - South Tampa 813-835-4991
ROWE, Betty S. 91, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 20, 2012. She joins her husband Walter Rowe. She was a beloved mother of 5, a cherished grandmother and honored great-grandmother. She was a faithful employee of Lokey Motors for over 30 years and served as a volunteer at Countryside High School. She was an active member of Palm Harbor United Methodist Church. Services will be private for family.
RUBEL, Dorothy Jean (Lord), passed away after a long illness, Oct. 24, 2012 in Spring Hill. Private memorial services held in Spring Hill and Noxen, PA. Interment at National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.
RUSSELL, Yvonne Y. age 64, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. She is survived by her loving family. Gonzalez Funeral Home (813) 931-1833
SCHLOPY, Kathleen F. 59, of Hudson, died Oct. 23. Survivors: children, Sharon (Randy) Markley & Robert (Sharon) Schlopy; grands, Sara, Alyson, Jonathan, Breanna. Dobies FH-Hudson
SCHNEIDER, Virginia E. 89, of Safety Harbor died on Monday Oct. 22, 2012, at Mease Countryside Hospital. Arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.mossfeasterlargo.com
SCIME, Agnes M. 91, of Hudson, died Oct. 25, 2012. Survived by sons, Joseph & Salvatore; daughter, Angela; siblings, Guy, Gaspare & Kay; grandchildren. Faupel Funeral Home
SINKHORN, Paul R. 91 of Clearwater, died Oct. 14, 2012 at his daughter's home in Kettering, OH. Born in Dayton, OH on Sept. 13, 1921. He was a World War II Navy veteran. He and his wife, Delores, moved to Florida in 1978. Paul is survived by his daughter, Sandee and son-in-law Gary George and their 5 children, Gary Jr., Scott, Jeff, Jamie and Curtis. Also survived son, Walt and daughter-in-law Mary Jean Sinkhorn and their children, Marie and Jennifer; 2 stepchildren, Michael and Mitzi Gordon. He is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kristin, Haley, Christopher and Sandee George, Justin and Joshua Sloan, Kylie and Karissa Crespo, Nikolas and Timothy Kniehase & Elizabeth Gordon. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Delores. Also his second wife of 2 ½ years, Dorothy. See full obituary online, visit www.SylvanAbbey.com. Visitation will be held today, Oct. 26th, 3-7 pm and funeral Service on Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 am at Sylvan Abbey, Sunset Point Road.
SOCRATES, Lambros age 84 of Island Estates, Clearwater, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 24, 2012. He is predeceased by his parents, John and Panajiota Lamb-rianakos. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Eleftheria; beloved sons, John (Stacey) & Michael (Christina); daughter, Margaret (Jeff) Corshen and 7 grandchildren. Also surviving are 4 brothers & 1 sister. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church.The family will receive friends this evening from 6-8 pm with Trisagion services at 7 pm at Curlew Hills Funeral Home, 1750 Curlew Rd. Palm Harbor. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 am at his church with burial to follow at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens. www.curlewhills.com
STATEN, Ruth 76, passed away Oct. 20, 2012 in St. Petersburg. She is survived by her son, James Frederlein and loving friends. Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home.
STIEBER, Florence 93, of New Port Richey, died Oct. 14, 2012. Survived by daughters, Carrie, Sharon, and Tamar. www.prevattfuneralhome.com
STRAWSER, Robert L. 89, of New Port Richey, died on Oct. 4, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Rosemary and daughter, Sue Lake. Honors at FL Nat'l Tuesday 11:30 am. Michels & Lundquist
THOMPSON, John H. "JT" May 5, 1935 - Oct. 22, 2012, born in Yorkshire, England. JT was predeceased by his wife, Audrey O'Brien. He is survived by his second wife, Judy O'Connor; his sons, J. David, his wife, Karen of Palmetto, Paul his wife, Colleen and Barry, his wife, Tina, all of Bridgewater, MA; stepson, M. Jonathan O'Connor his wife, Kristi; stepdaughter, Kathleen "Katie" O'Connor, residents of Oldsmar and Palm Harbor. JT left England with his late wife and 3 sons in 1965 to better his life in the land of opportunity where he was a master auto mechanic specializing in Jaguars residing in Brockton, MA. He worked for Jaguar until he bought his own business and became a successful business man. JT married his second wife in 1991 and made Clearwater their home. JT was employed part time as a courier and receptionist for REMAX Action First for several years until he retired in 2006. Also survived by 8 grandchilden who were the delight of his life. He shall be sadly missed by all family members. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to your choice of Suncoast Hospice Foundation at 727-467-7423 or the Alzheimers Foundation.
TIBBETTS, George T. Sr. 80, of Largo, passed away Oct. 23, 2012. Visitation Saturday 1 -3 pm, Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home, 7950 131st St., Seminole, funeral & Elks service 3 pm. Entombment with Military Honors at Garden Sanctuary Cemetery. gardensanctuaryfunerals.com
TIBBETTS, George T. Sr. 80, of Largo, passed away Oct. 23, 2012. Visitation will be Saturday from 1 -3 pm at Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home, 7950 131st Street, Seminole, where funeral services & an Elks service will follow at 3 pm. Entombment with Military Honors will follow at Garden Sanctuary Cemetery. For additional information & condolences, please visit: gardensanctuaryfunerals.com
UMSTEAD, Gary N. 45, of Holiday, died Oct. 5, 2012. Survived by daughter, Angie; son, Michael and loving sister, Trisha. Coastal Cremations, New Port Richey 727-645-6975
WALTERS, Bob From the VFW in Indian Rocks Bch to Biloxi's Broad-water Beach Ho-tel, he embraced us all with music. A selfless friend with the kindest soul and ability to brilliantly create renditions of any music genre from Phantom of the Opera to Colonel Bogey's March or The Chicken Dance, Bob enhanced each performance played. At 76, he passed peacefully on October 21, but his music and spirit are with us even now. He is survived by 4 children, 7 grandkids, countless admirers and close friends. Donations to Hospice Palm Harbor on Tampa Road. Celebration of Life currently unplanned. Call Diane.
WARNEKA, John L. "Jack" 83, of Dunedin, died Oct. 23. Viewing, Oct. 29, 5-7:30 pm, Moss Feaster Dunedin Chapel. Funeral Mass, Oct. 30, 10:30 am, Our Lady of Lourdes, Dunedin. mossfeasterdunedin.com
WEINMAN, Dawn Michelle Knauf 57, passed away peacefully at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Petersburg, on Oct. 22, 2012. A native of Binghamton, NY, Dawn was born to Richard and Edna Knauf on Oct. 30, 1954. She attended North High School in Binghamton, received her undergraduate degree from SUNY Geneseo, and achieved her Masters in Education from the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg. Dawn touched the lives of thousands of children, families, and teachers during her 33' years at Shorecrest Preparatory School where she served as a third grade teacher, technology teacher, Curriculum Dean, and Assistant Head of Lower Division. Dawn cherished every interaction she had with the students whether it was during car line, walking down the hallway, or while visiting classrooms. Dawn is survived by her loving husband, Michael; daughters, Hannah and Chelsea; and son-in-law, Francisco Zamora. She is also survived by her brothers & sisters-in-law, Richard & Jeanette Knauf of Rockville, MD, and Edward & Marilyn of Bellingham, WA; as well as numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation will be on Monday, Oct. 29th, 10 am at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 1800 12th Street North, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 am. Special appreciation to the second floor nursing staff at St. Anthony's for their incredible care. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to an education trust, or the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network: www.pancan.org. For more information or to sign the guestbook please visit www.brettfuneralhome.net.
WHITE, Kathryn Meindanis 95, formerly of Tarpon Springs, died Oct. 23, 2012. Survived by sons, Peter, Michael, Hilton; daughter, Elaine; sister, Artimis; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside service Sunday, 2 pm at Cycadia Cemetery. Dobies Funeral Home, Tarpon Springs Chapel.
WILLOUGHBY, Chesley 59, of Ocklawaha/New Port Richey, died Oct. 24, 2012. Survived by wife, Vada; sisters, Rhonda, Renee and Robin; and mother, Ruth. Coastal Cremations
WINDHAM, Ora Lee Ora Lee went to heaven with her children by her side on Oct. 22, 2012. Born in Palmetto, she was the 85 year old daughter of J.W. and Ruby Alderman. She has been a long time resident of West Pasco County, worked for many years at Elfers Packing House and later retired from Community Hospital, New Port Richey where she worked in Dietary. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. (J.R) Windham; son, Eugene, and daughter, Thelma Mellor. She is survived by her children, daughter, Sandy Windham and son-in-law, Jim Harring of Land O'Lakes, and a son, Ray Windham and daughter-n-law, Carol Windham of Spring Hill, and one brother, Norman Alderman (Virginia) of Blackshear, GA. She is also survived by two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren respectively; Trina Weckman (Brad) of Orlando, John Mellor, Pinellas Park, Ryan Martorelli and Casey Weckman, of Orlando, Jessica and Ashley Mellor and Brieanna Tremayne, all of New Port Richey. She was a true blessing to her family and will be missed more than words can say. Her funeral will be held at Bethel Baptist Church, 9847 State Road 54, New Port Richey, where she was a long time member on Oct. 27, 2012 at 10 am. Interment will follow in Mt. Enon Cemetery Plant City. Visitation today, Oct. 26, 2012, 8-5 pm. Dobies FH-7Springs Chapel