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si THE TAMPA TRIBUNE FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2001 FLORIDAMETRO 9 Obituaries Wednesday, June 13, 2001. He is survived by two sisters Lydia Pellecer and Caridad Luis. Funeral Services will be on Saturday at 10:00 A.M.atthe Garden of Memories Chapel with Entombment to follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friend on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with the recitation of the Catholic Wake Rite at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home of Blount, Curry Garden of Memories Chapel (813)626-3161 BROOKS, Llewellyn L. 90, of Land 0' Lakes, passed away on June 14, 2001, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Edythe; one son, Larry Brooks of Land 0' Lakes, two daughters, Judy and son-in-law, Frank Manley of and Carol and son-in-law, Barry Parmely of grandson, Michael; two sisters, Kay and Alma of and several grandchildren. He was born in Pennsylvania. He moved to Land 0' Lakes from Pennsylvania in 1990. He was retired. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lutz, the Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, Mason Warren Lodge of Collegeville, Knights Templar of and Lehigh Valley Consistory of Allentown, Pa. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Loyless Funeral Home Chapel, 5310 Land 0' Lakes Blvd. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made, in his memory, to Hospice of Pasco LOYLESS FUNERAL HOME (813)996-6610 CARROLL, Adelaide, 88, of Winter Haven, died June 13, 2001. Preceded in death by her husband, Harry. Survived by a daughter, Candy; son-in-law, Larry; and two grandchildren, Dusty and Courtney. Ott-Laughlin F.H. COLLMAN, Kenneth LeRoy, 79, of Winter Haven, died June 13, 2001.He is survived by his wife, Faye; a son, four daughters, three sons, and three sisters. Arrangements by Crisp-Coon Funeral Home. FULLWOOD, Mrs. Annie Jean, passed away in the Lord on Wednesday, June 13, 2001 at St. Joseph Hospital in Tampa, Florida. SCHUMACHER, Anna of Tampa, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2001. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry A. Schumacher. Survivors include her daughter, Doris Ann Dolan, and her husband, Lawrence "Jim." The family will receive friends Friday evening from p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Graveside services will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Lake Carroll Cemetery with Pastor Kenneth Miller of Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church officiating. Carrollwood Chapel (813)968-2231 SCHUTTER, Eleanor 73, of Tampa died June 12, 2001. She is survived by two sisters, Evelyn L. Huisentruit of Sebring, Fla. and Elaine M. Francis of Sahuarita, two aunts, Hazel Calkin and Mildred Silverstein and two uncles, William Latick and Eli Lake. She was born in Chisholm, Minn, and was a Tampa resident since 1965 moving from Maine and was of the Methodist faith. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. MacDill Avenue Chapel (813)876-2421 TACKETT, Pansy Lois, 88, of Tampa, passed away June 13, 2001. She is survived by one daughter, Mona Metzmeier and husband Bill of Tampa; a son, Don Hockenberger and his wife Mary; four grandchildren; thirteen greatgrandchildren; and six great-greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held June 16, 2001, 11:00 a.m. at Landmark Baptist Church, 6021 William's with Pastor Steve Barber and Pastor Roger Triplett officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, 7:00 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Garden of Memories Chapel (813)626-3161 TYRE, Gordon Lee 71 of Frostproof, passed away June 12, 2001. Survivors include wife, Marco Tyre of Frostproof. Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Friday Marion Nelson Funeral Home. VerPLANCK, James 81, of Tampa passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Tula Carter VerPlanck of Tampa; daughter, Carolyn Killingsworth of Charlotte, NC; son, George VerPlanck of Tampa; grandchildren, Scott and Paige Killingsworth, Grady VerPlanck; and sister, Sunshine Dudley of Falls Church, Va. Mr. VerPlanck was born in Tampa, a graduate of Plant High School and attended the University of Tampa. He was a Marine fighter pilot during World War II and the Korean Conflict, serving in the famed Black Sheep Squadron, VMF-214. Following his military service, he returned to Tampa in 1952 and joined his father-in-law in founding Carter VerPlanck, where he retired as President and CEO in 1984. He was a member of Palma Ceia United Methodist Church as well as a longtime member of Interbay Rotary Club, a Paul Harris Fellow and served as Commodore of the West Coast Fleet Yachting Rotarians. Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Palma Ceia United Methodist Church, Endowment Fund, 3723 Bay to Bay Tampa Fla 33629. MacDill Avenue Chapel (813) 876-2421 InMemoriams INMEMORIAM In memory of the 1,102 Marines, 4th Marine lost in action, invasion of Saipan, June 15, 1944. Placed in honor of B. Frank Bowen, Jr. by the Rocka Family. Information on these obituaries can be obtained by calling: (813)259-7958 Obituaries are submitted to the newspaper by the funeral home. The first 7 lines are free, tie remaining lines are paid. RANSONE, Mildred Louise 78, Riverview, Florida, began eternal life with her Lord on Sunday the 10th of June, 2001. She will be cherished in the hearts of so many. Her love and God's grace sustain her devoted husband of 56 years, Henry M. "Buddy" Ransone; her three girls, Carol Ann Ransone, Nancy Marie Tharp and Sandra Kay Cassel, all of Hillsborough County; her grandson, Keith S. Tharp and great-grandchildren, Michael and Elisabeth of Epsom, N.H.; son-in-law, Neal P. Cassel of Hillsborough County and granddaughter-in-law, Michelle Tharp of Epsom, N.H. Millie grew up in a large farnily. Her Father Charles W. Schumaker, Mother Cora Bell Schumaker and Step-Mother Hallie B. Schumaker along with her sister Ruby Saunders and brothers Lacy Schumaker, Lewis Schumaker and Clarence Schumaker await her in heaven. Col. David W. Schumaker, Rev. Frank E. Schumaker, Rev. Charles W. Schumaker, her brothers, and Ruth S. Matthews, hersister, all of Virginia, thank God for her loving presence in their lives. Many nieces and nephews treasure memories of Aunt Millie. Millie spent her earliest years in Fluvanna County, Virginia. She moved to Richmond just before World War II, met Buddy and raised her family there, with interim moves to Kentucky and Virginia Beach, as Buddy was transferred with the USN. Millie graduated Medical College of Virginia and practiced as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She accompanied Buddy to Tampa in the early 70's, when he moved to the USN recruiting Office. After retirement from nursing and the Navy, Millie and Buddy sold safety shoes and equipment throughout Florida. They again retired in 1988. Millie continued to devote herself to herfamily, to Christian service and supported Buddy in service with the Brandon Shrine Club. They traveled extensively and were on vacation in Kentucky when she was called home. Millie served God all her life in the Church and community and is a member of St. James United Methodist Church at Tampa Palms. Millie'sfamily will receive friends at Stowers Riverview Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2001 with Vesper services at 7:00 p.m. A celebration of her life will be held at St. James United Methodist Church at Tampa Palms on Monday, June 18, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. with graveside services following at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. The family asks, because it was her practice, that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to either the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 12502 No. Pine Drive, Tampa, FL 33612 or the Memorials Fund at St. James United Methodist Church at Tampa Palms, 16202 Bruce B. Downs Tampa, FL 33647. STOWERS-RIVERVIEW SANTA-CRUZ, A. Herman, 66 of Tampa passed away on Friday, June 8, 2001 at Tampa General Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Nancy; daughters Maria Teresa Ewing and her husband Patrick of Clearwater, Fla. and Nancy Claire Prinkey and her husband Wayne of Brandon, brother, Dr. Rocky Santa-Cruz of Brandon; sister Joyce West of Tampa and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Ybor City. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the church or to Metropolitan Ministries. Mark III Funeral Home. 831-9444. SATTERLEE, Dominick 58, passed away June 11, 2001 in Valrico. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; his mother, Lucy, of N.Y.; four sons, Dominick, II and Patrick, of Valrico, Richard of Sarasota, and Randall of Orlando, two daughters, Debra of Brandon and Darlene of Orlando; and five grandchildren. Born in Rochester, N.Y., he moved to this area in 1983 from Arizona. He was a Staff Sgt. in the United States Army and a Catholic. Visitation will be June 15, 2001 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and services will be June 16, 2001 at 2:00 p.m., both at Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon Chapel. 689-1211 HALSTEAD, Liliie 77, died June 13, 2001. Survived by daughter, Marilyn Jordan; grandchildren, Teresa Lopez and David Carpenter. Graveside service, 10:00 a.m. June 16, 2001, Oak Grove Cemetery, Tampa.Swilley Funeral Home HAMMILL, Charles 67 of Lakeland, died June 12, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Vanessa demons Hammill of Lakeland; three sons, Charles, ill of Lakeland, Chris of Spring Hill, and Tim of West Palm Beach; two brothers, Gerald of St. Petersburg and Mike of Brandon; and former wife, Connie Hammill of St. Petersburg. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at First United Methodist Church Chapel, Lakeland. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials may be made to Watson Clinic Center for Research, 1600 Lakeland Hills Lakeland, FL 33805. Heath Funeral Chapel, (863) 682-0111 HUMPHRIES, Wade 43, of Tampa, passed away on June 12, 2001. He was born in Tampa, Fla. He is survived by his mother and step father, Martha and Ben Richardson of Tampa, two sisters, Mary Martha Morris of Sarasota, Fla. and Betty Semans of Wesley Chapel, two nephews, Pat Rooney of Tampa, Fla. and Sean Rooney of San Francisco, Calif. A private service will be held at a later date. LOYLESS FUNERAL HOME (813)996-6610 KENEFICK, John Michael, 73, of Tampa died June 12, 2001. John is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; daughter, Suzanne; son, Bill; brother, Jim; and two grandchildren, Christopher and Austin; John was born in Iowa and moved to Sunset Beach, Fla. in his teens. He graduated from the Florida Military Academy as Valedictorian, the Coast Guard Academy, Duke University and Georgia Tech before serving in the Navy during the Korean War. Following this, John moved to New York and then Geneva in pursuit of a life-long career in engineering consulting and retired to Florida in 1977. A funeral service will be held 4:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The family will visit with friends one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Georgia Tech Alumniortoacharityofchoice. BLOUNT CURRY MacDill Avenue Chapel (813)876-2421 LEE, Mason Joseph, 9 months, of Seff ner, passed away June 12, 2001. He is predeceased by his maternal grandfather, William Blankenship. Survivors include his parents, Bryon and Kera Lee; three brothers, Nathan Lee, Josiah Lee, William Lee; three sisters, Denaye Lee, Abigail Lee, Joy Beth Lee; maternal grandmother, Elizabeth C. Blankenship of Brandon; paternal grandparents Fitzhugh and Annette Lee of Seffner; great grandparents, Hazel Carter, Brandon and Vera McCall, Alma, Ga. Funeral services were held June 14, 2001. Hopewell Funeral Home Cemetery (813)737-3128 Family owned MALONEY, Joseph Patrick, 40, of Tampa, died on June 7, 2001. Survived by fiancee, Suzanne Slingbaum; one brother, John; sisters, Kerrie, Michelle, Constance, Eilene; nieces and nephews. Cornerstone Cremations Services MILLER, Virginia 77, of Bushnell, Florida, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 6, 2001. Mrs. Miller is survived by her husband, Robert E. Miller, of Bushnell; her daughter, Sandra S. Vaughan, Tampa, a brother, Stanton Dowdy. Tampa, Fla. and three sisters, Maxjne Turner, Hollywood, Katherine Nolan and Teen Burney, both of South Shore, four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She had been a resident of Bushnell since 1978, moving here from Tampa. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee, a seamstress in the furniture industry, and an active member of the Sumter Seniors, as welt as-being an active visitor at WeCare. Services were held Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at 10:00 a.m. at Purcell Funeral Home Chapel, Bushnell, with interment at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Fla. The family received friends at the chapel on Monday, June 11, 2001, from 6-8 p.m. ONHEISER, Helen Catherine, 90, of Winter Haven, died June 14, 2001. She is survived by four daughters, Dolores, lleane, Catherine, and Marie; and one sister, Mary. Arrangements by Crisp-Coon Funeral Home. MAGNER, James 80, of Tampa, passed away June 13, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; sons, Martin, Thomas and Jay Magner; daughters, Debbi Magner A and Marie If West; grand- daughters, Robin Baker and Lynn Hackney; grandson, Thomas Plummer; three several nieces and nephews, and brothers, Robert and Richard. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II and was a graduate of Grove City College. Jim was a CPA for over 50 years and a member of the Past Presidents P.I.C.P.A. Jim was a Past Lt. Governor of District 8 and a life member of Kiwanis International. He was also a Rotarian. During his retirement, he served on several local government advisory boards, and he was an avid golfer and member ofCarrollwoodGolfandC.C.He was a member of the Krewe of the Knights of Sant' Yago. Jim taught project business for Junior achievement at Ben Hill Jr. High for ten years. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 18, 2001, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 14920 Hutchinson Road, Tpa. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Metropolitan Ministries or Beth-El Mission, Wimauma. Adams Jennings Funeral Home (813)237-3345 PARKER, Kevin, 27, died June 12, 2001 in Tampa. Survivors include his mother, his daughter, his brother, his grandparents, and friends. Born in Tampa, he was a lifetime resident and a student. Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. PAROCHELLI, Mildred 89, of Tampa, died June 13, 2001. Survivors include daughters, Elizabeth Gauntt and her husband Sellers Gauntt, of Tampa, Dr. Katherine Wilson Seligson and her husband Dr. Richard Seligson, of Phoenix, and granddaughters, Elizabeth Wilson and Ruth Wilson, Phoenix, Ariz. She was preceded in death by her husband's Dr. Paul S. Kemp, of Macon, Ga. and Archilles Santos "Kelly" Parochelli, of Tampa. Following Dr. Kemp's death, Millie had a long career with SunTrust Bank in Macon, Georgia. After retirement, Millie and "Kelly" moved from Macon to Lake Placid, FL. in 1986 where she lived until 1997 when they moved to Tampa. Most recently she lived at The Grand Court in Tampa where she leaves many friends and acquaintances. Millie was a avid bridge player. Her other interests included bird watching, gardening and collecting porcelain figurines. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with services to follow at 4:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to The Children's Home, Inc. MacDill Avenue Chapel (813)876-2421 PHILLIPS, Marie, 80, of Tampa, passed a way June 13, 2001. She is survived by two sons, Chris Phillips of Tampa and Edward L. Phillips, of Tampa; one daughter, Mary Elizabeth Carlton, of Lakeland; numerous grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was a member of Westgate Baptist Church. Memorial services will be held Friday, 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association in memory of her husband Vernel E. Phillips. Nebraska Chapel (813)237-3336 STARTZEL, Ronald passed away on June 12, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Linda, of Tampa; a daughter, Morgan Startzel of Wimberly, Texas; his father and step-mother, Donald and Bobbie of Austin, Texas; sister, Barbara Keithly; brother, Terry Startzel; aunt, Joyce Winslett; nephew, Chris Keithly; nieces, Robbin Keithly and Avery Startzel; cousin, Jason Albanus. He moved to Tampa from Austin, Texas in 1998. He had a B.S. in nursing from the University of Texas. He was the chief flight nurse on the Starf light helicopterforBrackenridge Hospital in Austin, Texas and touched the lives of many people. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to "The Morgan Startzel Irrevocable Trust" co Barbara Keithly, Trustee, P.O. Box 82749, Tampa, FL 33682. MARSICANO-B. MARION REED STOWERS AYOTTE, Raymond Joseph' 49, of Largo, died suddenly on Tuesday, June 12, 2001 of an inoperable brain tumor. He is survived by his parents, Earnest and Doris Ayotte of Cranston, Rhode Island; three sons, Derek Ryan M. and Greg all of Oldsmar; his Godmother, Barbara Biles of New Jersey; as well as many relatives residing in the northeastern states and several close friends and a committed partner of 16 years, locally. Bom in Newark, New Jersey, he came here in 1981 from Union, New Jersey. Ray was employed by Eastern and Continental Airlines in several capacities over a span of 21 years at both Newark and Tampa International Airports. For the past two years, he enjoyed a quiet passion for residing and boating on Lake Seminole. Family will receive friends Sunday, June 17, 2001 p.m. with a memorial service at 4:00 p.m. at Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes, Largo Chapel, 716 Seminole Largo, FL 33770. (727) 539-7793 Online Guestbook: BENOIT, Isaiah Frandy, 5 weeks, of Brandon passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2001. He is survived by his parents, Frandy and Gabrielle Benoit; two brothers, Nahshon Joseph and Elijah Dante Benoit, all of Brandon; paternal Grandparents, Deslandes Benoit and Jacqueline Francois, both of Miami, paternal great-grandfather, Jaochin Joseph, Haiti; maternal grandparents, Louira Esper-ance, Haiti and Yolande Esperance, Miami, maternal great-grandmother, Virginia Orost, Haiti and special friends, Dean, Bonnie and Randall Salvog, Miami, Fla. Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the chapel of Serenity Meadows Funeral Home, 6919 Providence Rd. Interment will follow at Serenity Meadows Memorial Park. The family will receive friends this evening (Friday) from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. SERENITY MEADOWS MEMORIAL PARKAND FUNERAL HOME RiverviewBrandon 677-9494 BORNHAUSER, Mary Katherine Wagner "Mary of Sun City Center, passed away June 12, 2001. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 39 years, BanardOwen (Barney). Mary K. was born June 8, 1914 in Rhineland, Missouri, the only child of Paul K. and Florence Naomi Wagner. She graduated with the 1931 class of David W. Hickman High School, Columbia, Mo. and graduated college from the University of Missouri in 1934 with a degree in Sociology: She married Barney in 1934, and they traveled with his work with Standard Oil to Quincy, Chicago, Kansas City, Evansville, Indiana; and Baltimore, Maryland. Mary K. and her husband retired to Sun City Center in 1971. She was widowed on May 3,1973. Mary K. had a rich full life filled with Alpha Chi Omega sorority, travels, Master level bridge, many hours of volunteer work in nursing homes, hospitals, Meals on Wheels, East Bay Court Reporting, and the Samaritan Drop-In Center. She was a member of the Methodist Church, Mary K. considered her friends precious, but her delight in later in years was her little friend Jo-Jo, her cockatiel bird. She will be remembered, in services, at Sun City Center United Methodist Church on Friday, June 15th, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. James Niemeyer. Flowers will be accepted. Those who wish, may make donations to Samaritan Services of Sun City Center. Interment to follow in Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy, Illinois by Hansen-Spear Funeral Homo, Ltd. Hamilton Funeral Home She is survived by her husband, R.C.Fullwood and nine (9) of II I their 10 flXrl 1 I rhilHron Kassandra Fullwood, Sheila Drane, Eileen May Fullwood, Sheen Fullwood (Lisa), Frances Bastian, Timothy Fullwood (Takeela), Darrick Fullwood (Angela), Eric Fullwood (Genevee); 26 grandchildren; one sister, Doris Jackson of Haines City, three brothers, Wallace Edge (Doris), Charlie James Edge of Asburn, Georgia, Morris Edge of Tampa, sisters-in-law, Mary Watson, Velma Williams, Hattie Mention; brothers-in-law, David Fullwood (Dorothy), Bobby Fullwood of Tampa, James Fullwood of Aubumdale, special family member, Reginald Dennis, and a host of other relatives, friends, brothers and sisters in Christ. She was preceded in death by her son. Phillip Fullwood. Graveside services for Mrs. Fullwood will be held on Saturday, June 16, at 1:30 p.m. at Orange Hill Cemetery with Elder Isaiah White officiating. She was born on January 9, 1935 to Will and BerthaEdge. She was a native of Asburn, Georgia and moved to Tampa in 1957 where she resided until her passing. She became a baptized believer in the Pentecostal Church of God in 1963 where she remained faithful serving in the Womens1 Department as a Praying Women, serving on the Hospitality Committee, Sick Committee, and she was also a member of the SeniorChoirformany years and most recently a lead vocalist with the Voices of Love Senior Choir. Her loving, generous and giving spirit will be remembered by many and everyone that had the opportunity to be in her presence knew she loved the Lord with her heart and soul. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel located at the corner of Martin Luther King and 28th Street on Saturday, June 16, 2001 from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 p.m. HANNON, Helen Harpin, 74, of Zephyrhills, passed away on June 13, 2001, at the HernandoPasco Hospice House in Dade City. She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Boyd Claus, and son-in-law, Carter Claus of Golden, one brother, H.D. (Jimmy) Harpin; one sister, Lucille Bacon; fourteen nieces and nephews, and many great-nieces and great-great-nieces and nephews. She was born in Wildwood, Fla. She moved to Zephyrhills, from Lutz, in 1982. She was a homemaker. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Loyless Funeral Home Chapel, 5310 Land 0' Lakes Blvd. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to the HernandoPasco Hospice House, 37441 Clinton Avenue, Dade City, FL 33525. LOYLESS FUNERAL HOME (813)996-6610 To our readers Obituaries are submitted to the newspaper by funeral homes, not individuals. The first seven lines are at no charge and must begin with the name of the deceased, dafe of death, where the deceased was from, and survivors. Any additional lines are charged at $5.40 per line per day for Monday through Saturday and $6 per line per day for Sunday. American flags and other emblems are available for an additional $6. Photos are accepted and require a minimum of nineteen lines of body copy. Deadline for an obituary is 2 p.m. for the following day's publication. Our phone number is (813) 259-7958 and fax is (813) 259-7903. For searchable obituaries and funeral notices from The Tampa vTRO Tribune, Hernando Today and Highlands Today, go to kJSp00 and click on "Obituaries" line at the top of the page. isiemMBomn.

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