ADVIENTO, Makani Kai 8 years old, of Clearwater, passed away Oct. 3, 2014. Survived by loving family and friends. Sunset Point Funeral Home
ALFONSO, Rose F. 93, of Tampa passed away Oct. 4, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Onelio B. Alfonso; daughter, Norma King and husband Jerry; grandchildren, Eric (Joan) and Brian Eldridge; and great-grandchildren, Connor, Aidan, Jasper, and Gemma Eldridge. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Boza & Roel Funeral Home, 4730 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa. Funeral services will be held privately for the family. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, 14010 Roosevelt Blvd., #709, Clearwater, FL 33762.
BEOUGHER, Roger Lee 79, of Clearwater, passed Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Born May 15, 1935 in Celina, OH to Russell and Helen (nee Rhyne) Beougher. Survivors are his wife, Roxana Marie (Smitley) Beougher; two brothers, Lowell (Elsie) of Ohio and Keith (Susan) of Ohio; daughter, Gwynn (Chris) Oberly of Michigan; son, Dana (Mindy) Beougher of Clearwater; two granddaughters, Jessica Oberly Simon (John) of New York and Alison Oberly Blanchard (Joe) of Michigan; four great-grandchildren, Ella Roxana, Brady John, Kirk Ryan and Zoe Mckenzie. Roger was a fireman/paramedic/Captain for 22 1/2 years for the city of Van Wert, OH. A memorial service is scheduled at First Lutheran Church Friday, Oct. 10, at 12 noon. Preferred memorial gifts are for First Lutheran Church, 1644 Nursery Road, Clearwater FL 33756-2437 or to Suncoast Hospice, 6770 102nd Ave N., Pinellas Park, FL 33782. www.curlewhills.com
CARMICHAEL, John 68, Port Richey, died Oct. 4, 2014. Survived by wife, Melissa; daughters, April, Sharon, Lori, Robin; siblings, Joe, Elaine, Danny, Lynn; 6 grands; 1 great-grand. Dobies FH/Hudson
CASSADA, Joyce Louise (Phillips) passed away Oct. 2, 2014 at the age of 87 at the Tierra Pines Nursing Home in Largo. She was born in North Carolina, lived in Ohio after getting married, and moved to Florida in 1960 with her family. She is preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, James Walter Cassada; her parents, Marshall James and Lillie Lee Phillips; and brother, James Phillips. She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Cassada and daughter, Elaine Jensen; son-in-law, Wayne Jensen; grandsons and their families, Jamie and Christina, Jason and Summer; three great-grandchildren, Jameson, Justice and Ayven; brothers, Albert, and wife Ann, and George, and wife, Edna; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was a wonderful seamstress, loved decorating her home, and helping others. Her greatest love and devotion was to her family. Funeral services will be held Oct. 8, 2014 with visitation at 4 pm and funeral service at 5 pm at R. Lee Williams Funeral Home at 3530 49th Street North, St. Petersburg, 33710 (Disston Plaza Area). A graveside service will be held at the Ridgewood Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin, NC where she will be buried with her husband. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Suncoast Hospice.
CAUSEY, Lynn Helscher 67, of Land O Lakes, passed away Oct. 3, 2014. Lynn is survived by her loving family and friends. Loyless Funeral Home (813) 996-6610
DeVEE, Clarenda 77, Land OLakes, died Oct. 4, 2014. Survived by children, Karen, Theresa, Paul, & Jeffrey; brother, Gerald; 12 grands; 3 great-grands. Dobies Funeral Home, Hudson
EDWARDS, Joseph 77, of Hudson, passed away Oct. 4, 2014. He is survived by loving wife of 45 years, Beverly; children, Joseph, Bryan, Alicia; 10 grands. Eternal Cremation 727-804-1702
LANE, Lorene born in Headland, AL March 6, 1914, died Sept. 30, 2014, was the daughter of Margaret Ann and James Benjamin Quattlebaum. She grew up during the Great Depression and learned the importance of hard work and dedication to family, friends, and community. A friend to many and source of wisdom and inspiration to those she met, she lived a life of respect for others and love for her family. Persevering through the challenges of WWII, she served her country in the Civil Defense Corps. Lorene was predeceased by her loving husband, Joel R. Lane. She leaves behind a daughter, Sylvia Fletcher; a niece, Debbie Wagoner; a nephew, James B. Quattlebaum Jr.; as well as great-nieces, Amber Quattlebaum, Courtney Wagoner, and Natlie Bullen; and great-nephews, Joel R. Quattlebaum and Joshua Quattlebaum. Although her spirit has passed on to walk with the Lord and her loving husband Joel R. Lane, her memory remains forever in the hearts of the family and friends with whom she shared her love and wisdom. Funeral Services were held with entombment at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park.
LUPPENS, Theresa Marie 87, of Tampa, passed away Oct. 4, 2014. Theresa was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Tampa in 1953. She served as the deputy registrar of Hillsborough County until the time of her retirement. She was a charter parishioner of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and a member of the St. Pauls Catholic Church Womens Guild. Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence H. Luppens Sr. and her son, Lawrence H. Luppens Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Theresa Marie Aucoin; sons, Chris Luppens Sr. and Ronald C. Luppens (Melanie); ten grandchildren, Tina and Billy Aucoin, Chris, Adam, Sheryl, and Greg Luppens, Meredith Wall, Yvonne Giammarinaro, Monica Jackson, and Khrissy Goetz; 21 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great- grandchildren. A Funeral Mass for the repose of her soul will be celebrated at 10 am Wednesday, Oct. 8, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church with Msgr. Laurence Higgins, Celebrant. Interment will be held at 12:45 pm at Bay Pines National Cemetery, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 6-8 pm at Boza & Roel Funeral Home, 4730 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
MACKELA, Virginia Ann 56, of Largo, died Oct. 2, 2014. Survived by husband; 7 sons; and beloved family. Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services 727-517-2340
McKINNEY, Letha D. 80, of Plant City, went home to be with the Lord Oct. 2, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey McKinney; and children, John Richard McKinney and Eva Deloris McKinney. She is survived by her children, Dean McKinney (Brenda) of Ashburn, GA, Gene McKinney (Anna) of Nicholasville, KY, and Tina McKinney Belanger (Todd) of Plant City, FL; sisters, Gertrude Bartley and Jeanetta Waltz both of Indiana; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and many loving family and friends. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 6-8 pm at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 CR 39 S., Plant City. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, Oct 8, at 10 am at Lone Oak Baptist Church, 3505 Lone Oak Rd., Plant City. Interment at Hopewell Memorial Gardens, Plant City. Expressions of condolence at: www.HopewellFuneral.com
MORRIS, Pamela 58, of Spring Hill, passed away Oct. 3, 2014. Survived by loving son, Christopher; beautiful grandchildren, William, Kyle, Russell. Eternal Cremation 727-804-1702
PROHASKA, Peter Alan 67, Largo, died Oct. 2, 2014. Survived by wife, Donna; 4 children; 6 grandchildren. Serenity Funeral Home Largo. For bio, photo, condolences visit: serenityfuneralhomelargo.com
ROURKE, William D. 69, of Hudson, died Oct. 3, 2014. Survived by sons, David and Richard; brother, John; 5 grandchildren. Dobies Funeral Home, Hudson 868-4441 dobiesfuneralhome.com
SCANLAND, James L. 91, of Spring Hill, passed Oct. 3, 2014 at HPH Hospice Care Center. He was born July 26, 1923. He is a US Navy Veteran. He was Lutheran by faith. James was affiliated with the Florida Wildlife Federation and owned and operated Scanlands Inc. Printers in Tampa. He was a member of the Lions Club. He was also an avid outdoorsman and conservationist. He is preceded in death by his wife, Jean E. Scanland; sons, Richard D. and Douglas W. Scanland; and grandson, John D. (Jody) Scanland. He is survived by his son, James (Kit) Scanland of Crystal River; daughter, Katherine L. Scanland of Spring Hill; daughters-in- law, Pam and Mary Jackie Scanland; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to HPH Hospice Sturgill Care Center, 12242 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, 34613. Graveside service will be on Monday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. at Garden of Memories in Tampa. To sign guestbook, please visit: brewerfuneral.com/352-596-4991
SCHMIDT, William K. Jr. Bill 80, of Spring Hill passed away Oct. 4, 2014 at Bayfront Health Spring Hill Hospital. He was born in Detroit, MI. He was Catholic by faith and a US Army Veteran. He retired after 27 years from the Detroit Police Dept. and moved to Florida in 1983 and worked at the Crystal River Power Plant for 17 years as a Security Shift Captain. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Nancy of Spring Hill; 2 children, Michelle Cooper of Ocala, FL and William Schmidt and his wife, Jacqueline of Clinton Township, MI; sister, Beverly McPhee and her husband, Mike of Winter Haven; 3 grandchildren, Jennifer, Jacob, and Sarah; 2 great-grandchildren, Alexis Lexie and Rylan. Friends will be received Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 6-8 pm. Service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 11 am at 280 Mariner Blvd. Burial will follow at FL National Cemetery, in Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to: Operation from the Heart OPFTH.org. To sign guestbook please visit: brewerfuneral.com/352-688-4991
SEWARD, Ann of Riverview, passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at home with her family and beloved cats by her side. A resident of Florida for the last twenty years after moving from Northport, NY, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Alexander Seward in 2005. Cherishing her life and beautiful memories are Ann and Alexanders children, Alison Andersen, Jeananne Seward, and Sarah Lamont all of Florida, Todd Seward (Pam) of Colorado, Susan Gilliams of Washington, and Paul Seward (Mary) of Texas; brother, Robert Sadler (Jeanette) from New Mexico; Alexanders brother, Edward Seward (Sonia) of Florida; adoring grandchildren, and many friends near and far. Her feisty personality that was evident even throughout her valiant battle with cancer, and her warm smile will be missed by all. A memorial service will be conducted 6 pm Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Southern Funeral Care with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers family members would be thankful for charitable contributions to the American Cancer Society, The ALS Association or the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
SMITH, George J. Jr. 77, died Oct. 4, 2014. Survived by ten children; three sisters; his dear companion, Betty Fote; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. National Cremation and Burial Society, Hudson.
URECH, Alfred C. 94, of South Pasadena, passed away Oct. 4, 2014. He is survived by his wife Jean Urech. There will be no local services. Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach, FL
vonHENTSCHEL, Judith G. 73, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at home. Survived by a loving family. For complete obituary & ceremony information, visit: www.andersonmcqueen.com
WEIGAND, Robert Joseph 96, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Suncoast Hospice Care Center Mid-Pinellas, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Buffalo, NY, he came here in 1980 from Washington, D.C. He graduated from George Washington University. He was a WWII veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Moyer Weigand. He is survived by his children, Robert A. (Deborah) Weigand, Guy Andrew Weigand, Teresa L. Weigand, and Claire Moyer Weigand; grandchildren, April Orlofsky and Michelle Toelle; great-grandchildren Maggie, Fritz, and Chloe; and many nieces and nephews. He worked for the Federal Government, ending his career as a Systems Analyst at the FAA. He was active in his retirement, volunteering at his childrens school, the American Legion, Meals on Wheels, and as treasurer of his condo association. He was a talented wood worker with a special interest in marquetry. In his later years, he made many new friends, particularly those at the Park Street Diner. He was a wonderful son, brother, uncle, husband, father, and grandfather. Robert wanted to be remembered as a good man, and he will be by all who loved him. There will be a viewing from 5-7 pm Sunday, Oct. 5, at Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes - Tyrone. A service will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 7851 54th Ave. N, St. Petersburg Monday, Oct. 6, at 1 pm. Donations may be made in lieu of flowers in his name to Suncoast Hospice. Visit the familys personalized online Guestbook at: www.andersonmcqueen.com