Miscellaneous Citrus County, Florida Obituaries - 1998

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Bill Anderson, 81, of Homosassa 
Bill Anderson, 81, of Homosassa died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at Seven Rivers Community Hospital, Crystal River. Mr. Anderson came to Homosassa 20 years ago from his native Chicago, Ill. He was founder and owner of Wand Tool Company in Wheeling, Ill. He was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church. He was a member of the West Citrus Elks Lodge and Crystal River Moose Lodge.
Surviving are his wife, Rose G. Anderson of Homosassa; two sons, Bill of Highland Park, Ill., and Tom of Lincolnshire, Ill.; one daughter, Nancy Corbett of Park Ridge, Ill.; one sister, Lillian Jacobsen of Alabama; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

Doris Gleichmann, 83, of Altoona 
Doris E. Gleichmann, 83, of Altoona died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved here 11 years ago from Sag Harbor, N.Y. Mrs. Gleichmann recently moved to Altoona from Dunnellon. She was a retired secretary. She was a member of the Community Congregational Church, Citrus Springs. She was the wife of the late Charles F. Gleichmann Sr., who died in 1996.
Surviving are her son, Charles F. Gleichmann Jr. of Orlando; daughter-in-law, Patricia Gleichmann of Orlando; and granddaughter, Tricia Gleichmann of Gainesville.
Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.

Charlotte Kreer, 87, of Beverly Hills 
Charlotte Kreer, 87, of Beverly Hills died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998. She was born in Germany and came to Beverly Hills 21 years ago. Mrs. Kreer was a member of the First Baptist Church, Beverly Hills.
Surviving are her daughter, Lydia Moseley of Camp Verde, Ariz.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

William Myers, 66, of Crystal River 
William D. Myers, 66, of Crystal River died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at his home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. He was born to Gertrude and William W. Myers on Feb. 14, 1932, in McKeesport, Pa. He moved here from North Olmsted, Ohio, eight years ago. Mr. Myers retired from Columbia Gas of Ohio after 35 years as a utilities supervisor. He was Catholic. He was a member of the Hernando Sportsman Club. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.
Surviving are his wife, Janice I. Myers of Crystal River; four children, Vicki Inkel of Bemidji, Minn., William R. Myers of Houston, Texas, Patti Myers of Port Orange, and Jill Myers of West Union, W. Va.; five sisters, Carla Thomas of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Shirley Kommersmith of McEwen, Tenn., Judy Ventrella of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Wanda Janke of Berea, Ohio, and Susan Fry of Beaver Falls, Pa.; two brothers, Wayne Care of Virginia Beach, Va., and Daniel Myers of Jacobs Creek, Pa.; seven grandchildren, Ehren Inkel of Bemidji, Minn., William B. Myers and Ashley Myers both of Houston, Texas, Sarah Wine of West Union, W. Va., Tobin Thompson and Katelyn Myers both of Port Orange, Fla., and Alyssa Browning of Robinsville, N.J.
Brown Funeral Home, between Crystal River and Lecanto, 795-0111.

Herbert Newsome, 95, of Beverly Hills 
Herbert Newsome, 95, of Beverly Hills died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he came here 34 years ago from Long Island, N.Y. Mr. Newsome was a retired chemist in the electrical industry. He was Baptist, and attended the House of Power in Lecanto. He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Concetta Newsome of Beverly Hills.
Fero Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Irene Robitaille, 86, of Sugarmill Woods
Irene R. Robitaille, 86, of Sugarmill Woods, Homosassa, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at Life Care Center. She was born in Holyoke, Mass., and came here 10 years ago from Chicopee, Mass. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. She was a member of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors; member of French Club of Western Massachusetts and member of Mothers and Mothers-in-law Club of Sugarmill Woods.
She is survived by two brothers, Raymond Robitaille of So. Hadley, Mass., and Francis Robitaille of Homosassa.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

Jessie Seever, 79, of Dunnellon 
Jessie Bodek Seever, 79, of Dunnellon died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998. Mrs. Seever was born in Savreville, N.J. She was a salesperson. She was a member of Dunnellon Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She was the wife of the late Milton A. Seever who died in 1983.
She is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Bryant of Westland, Mich., and Wanda Kazy of Romulus, Mich.
Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.

Ellsworth Zimmerli, 89, of Inglis 
Ellsworth William Zimmerli, 89, of Inglis died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998. He was born in Weston, Conn. Mr. Zimmerli was a retired painting contractor. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was Methodist. He was a member of the American Legion Post 58 in Dunnellon, also the Legion 40/8.
He is survived by his wife, Marion Scott Zimmerli of Inglis, and a nephew, Russell Konold of Inglis.
Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.

Donald English, 69, of Crystal River 
Donald L. English, 69, of Crystal River died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, at the Hillcrest Hospital in Simpsonville, S.C. He was born on Oct. 17, 1929, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved here from Cincinnati 14 years ago. He was Protestant. He was a member of the Crystal River Moose Lodge No. 2013; Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie; West Citrus Elks No. 2693; VFW and he was a Master Mason.
He is survived by his companion, Bobbie Tarkington of Simpsonville, S.C.; two daughters, Linda F. Schiltz and Donna E. Benhase, both of Cincinnati, Ohio; one brother, Harry of Crystal River; one sister, Evelyn Hadley of Crystal River; and five grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home, State Road 44 between Crystal River and Lecanto.

Benigno O'Farrill, 77, of Inverness 
Benigno Diaz O'Farrill, 77, of Inverness died at Citrus Memorial Hospital on Monday, Nov. 9, 1998. Born in Puerto Rico on April 13, 1921, to Benigno Diaz and Carmen O'Farrill, he came here 15 years ago from Brooklyn, N.Y., where he retired from the New York City Department of Sanitation. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish.
Surviving are his wife of 33 years, Monserrate Soto O'Farrill of Inverness; daughter, Delma Diaz of Staten Island, N.Y.; two brothers, Geraldo of Greenville, S.C., and Antonio of Deltona; three sisters, Valentina Jimenez of Brooklyn, N.Y., Rufina Diaz of Puerto Rico and Edmunda Diaz of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and one grandchild, Diana.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Paul Johnston, 70, of Beverly Hills 
Paul Smith Johnston, 70, of Beverly Hills died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998. He was born in Newport, Ky., and came to Beverly Hills one year ago from Bloomington, Minn. Mr. Johnston was owner/operator of an auto parts store. He was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Beverly Hills. He was a U.S. Army and Air Force veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Lois Marleau Johnston of Beverly Hills; and a sister, Addison Scott of Mount Sterling, Ky.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Leonard Knoblock, 80, of Dunnellon 
Leonard Lewis Knoblock, 80, of Dunnellon died at home on Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998. He was born in Braddock, Pa., and came to Dunnellon 19 years ago from Mercer, Pa. Mr. Knoblock was a retired American General Life Insurance agent. He was a member of the Dunnellon Presbyterian Church. He was also a member of AARP, Democratic Club of Rainbow Lakes, Canasta Club of Rainbow Lakes, Loyal Order of Moose, Shuffleboard Club of Rainbow Lakes and the Civic Club of Rainbow Lakes.
Surviving are his wife, Catherine Boyd Knoblock of Dunnellon; son, Leonard Jr. of Stoughton, Mass.; four daughters, Ella Marie Spence, Brunswick, Md., Carol Redmond of Pittsburgh, Pa., Betty Hanna of Las Vegas, Nev., Bonnie Roseski of Dunnellon; brother, Joseph of Cuyaga Falls, Ohio; sister, Eileen Sadler of New Castle, Pa.; predeceased by daughter, Madeline Rabold.
Fero Funeral Homes, Dunnellon Chapel.

Lynwood Todd Jr., 77, of Inverness 
Lynwood E. Todd Jr., 77, of Inverness died at home Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, under the loving care of his family and Hospice. Born in Richmond, Va., on Feb. 15, 1921, to the late Lynwood and Margaret Todd Sr., he came to Florida from there 22 years ago after retiring from the Lakeside Post Office in Richmond as a supervisor with 30 years of service. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the Lions Club. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Willisue Smith Todd of Inverness; son, Lynwood Todd III of Homosassa Springs; two daughters, Marilyn Rockwell of Richmond, Va., and Joanne DuVall of Lawrenceville, Ga.; sister, Frances Timberlake of Richmond, Va.; and four grandchildren.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Sue Warner, 82, of Sugarmill Woods
Sue Warner, 82, of Sugarmill Woods, Homosassa, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, in Lakeland. She was born in Drew, Miss., and came to Homosassa 16 years ago from Memphis, Tenn. 
Mrs. Warner worked for the Memphis, Tenn., Light, Gas & Utility Co. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crystal River.
Surviving are her husband, Jack L. Warner of Homosassa; two brothers, Harvey H. Jr. (and Pat) Howington of Lake Providence, La., and Mack L. (and Hervey) Howington of Lepanto, Ariz.; sister, Lillian (and Elbert) English of McLean, Va.; six nieces and five nephews.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

Charles Wetmore, 63, of Inverness 
Charles ''Charlie'' Wetmore, 63, of Inverness died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998. He was born in Goshen, N.Y., and came to Inverness six years ago from Bronx, N.Y. 
Mr. Wetmore was a retired audio engineer for Intouch Networks Inc., New York after 11 years of service. 
He had a great interest in computers and assisted in teaching computer classes for the visually impaired at Withlacoochee Technical Institute, Inverness. He was Protestant. 
He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard A. Wetmore.
Surviving are his wife, Diane Peckne Wetmore of Inverness; daughter, Nancy Joyce Mathews of Bronx, N.Y.; and a grandson, Avery Mathews of Bronx, N.Y.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Inverness Chapel.

Gerald Whelan, 86, of Crystal River
Gerald Edward Whelan, 86, of Meadowcrest, Crystal River, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at his residence under the loving care of family. Born in Akron, Ohio, he came here 20 years ago from there. Mr. Whelan was a retired postal supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service with 35 years of service. He was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Crystal River. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus All Saints Council 6954 of Homosassa, the Knights of Columbus Abbot Francis Sadlier Assembly, former member of Msgr. Joseph O'Keefe Assembly in Akron, Ohio, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus and the Ancient Order of Hibernians of Citrus County.
Surviving are his wife, Peg Whelan of Meadowcrest, Crystal River; son, Gerald Edward II of Colorado Springs, Colo.; four daughters, Peggy Ann Whelan of Berkeley, Calif., Monica Mary Whelan of New York, N.Y., Mary W. Brewer of Lake Worth, and Barbara Therese Whelan of Inverness; two grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Fero Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Karl Birnstein, 88, of Orlando 
Karl Emil Birnstein, 88, of Orlando, formerly of Beverly Hills, died Friday, Nov. 13, 1998, at the Lucerne Medical Center in Orlando. He was born in New York City, N.Y,. and came here 18 years ago from Largo. He was a retired sergeant of the New York City Police Department. He was a former member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Hernando. He was a member of the Retired NYPD Sergeants Association. He was also employed by Amperex Electronics as a technical illustrator from 1959 to 1972.
He is survived by two sons, Peter Birnstein of Chesterfield, Mo., and Karl D. Birnstein of California; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 
Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Jack Bronkie, 72, of Beverly Hills
Jack N. Bronkie, 72, of Beverly Hills died Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998. He was born in Hartford, Conn., and came to Beverly Hills 10 years ago from Plainville, Conn. Mr. Bronkie was a retired milk distributor and the former owner of the J.N. Bronkie Dairy. He was a member of the Beverly Hills Art Group. He raised field champion beagles and was a member of the Nutmeg Beagle Club in Connecticut. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Russell Bronkie and Walter Bronkie.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Geraldine Hartford Bronkie of Beverly Hills; three sons, Randall (Jane) T. Bronkie of Edgewater, David (Patti) F. Bronkie of Venice and Scott (Lynn) A. Bronkie of Jupiter; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Hooper Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Emil Dzurilla, 87, of Beverly Hills
Emil Joseph Dzurilla, 87, of Beverly Hills died Friday, Nov. 13, 1998. He was born in New York City, N.Y., and came to Beverly Hills from there 27 years ago. Mr. Dzurilla was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills. He was a retired detective for the New York City Police Department and a retired investigator for the Hartford Insurance company.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Theohare Dzurilla of Beverly Hills; two sons, Kenneth Dzurilla of Bayside, N.Y., and Emil J. Dzurilla Jr. of Queens, N.Y.; one sister, Irene Forand of Beverly Hills; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Home, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Kyle Jackson, infant, of Ocala
Kyle Brooks Jackson, five weeks, of Ocala died Friday, Nov. 13, 1998, at Ocala Regional Medical Center. He was born in Gainesville.
He is survived by his parents, Brooke and Thomas Jackson of Ocala; one brother, Thomas Aaron Jackson Jr. of Ocala; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Pender of Ocala and paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson of Inverness.
Hiers Funeral Home, Ocala.

Joseph Lemelin, 80, of Beverly Hills
Joseph Jean Lemelin, 80, of Beverly Hills died Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998. He was born in Lowell, Maine, and he came here from Trumbull, Conn., 14 years ago. He was a supervisor in the sewing machine industry. He was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills. He belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10087 of Beverly Hills. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of the Marine Corps League of Citrus County No. 819.
He is survived by his wife, Concetta Lemelin of Beverly Hills; two daughters, Denise Jennette of Beverly Hills and Lori Ferguson of Crystal River; a granddaughter, Danielle Bologna of Crystal River, a grandson, Kyle Jennette of Beverly Hills; and a son-in-law, Clarence Jennette of Beverly Hills.
Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.

Louis Ouellette, 68, of Hernando
Louis G. Ouellette, 68, of Hernando died Friday, Nov. 13, 1998, at Citrus Memorial Hospital. He was born in Newburyport, Mass., and came here from Bloomfield, N.Y., seven years ago. He was a retired electronics technician in the communications industry. He was Catholic. He was a member of the Citrus County Computer Club, where he served as past president. He was also a member of the Hills Gang Senior Mixed League for four years, where he served as secretary. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict serving in the U.S. Army. 
He is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Ouellette of Hernando, three sons, Glenn Ouellette and his wife, Susan, of Haughton, La.; Garry Ouellette of Orlando and Gregory Ouellette of Orlando; one sister, Rose Kowal of Spencer, Mass.; two grandchildren, Matthew and Lauren of Haughton, La., and one niece and nephew from Massachusetts.
Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Josephine Padulo, 84, of Homosassa.
Josephine R. Padulo, 84, of Homosassa died Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998. She was born in Chicago and came here from there 16 years ago. She retired from the Federal Reserve Banking System, Chicago branch. She was Lutheran Evangelical.
She is survived by one daughter, Joan L. Roth of Homosassa.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home.

Julius Sylvester, 89, of Beverly Hills
Julius Sylvester, 89, of Beverly Hills died Friday, Nov. 13, 1998. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., and he came here from Miami Shores 12 years ago. He was Catholic and was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills.
He is survived by his niece, Carmel Monahan and her husband Joseph of New Rochelle, N.Y., and many nephews and nieces as well as grand nieces and nephews.
Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Rosemarie Quadrini, 69, of Citrus Springs
Rosemarie Patricia Quadrini, 69, of Citrus Springs died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998 in Ocala. She was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and came here from Mamaroneck, N.Y., 11 years ago. She was a school teacher, a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Citrus Springs, past president of the Woman's Club of Dunnellon, past president of the Woman's Club of Mamaroneck, past vice president of the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Ladies Guild, and a member of the O.N.O. Club of Citrus Springs.
Surviving are her husband, Joseph Quadrini of Citrus Springs; a daughter, Laura Storms of Pleasant Valley, N.Y.; two sons, Alex Quadrini of Green Bay, Wisc., and William Quadrini of Norwalk, Conn.; a sister, Anita Mincieli of Citrus Springs; six grandchildren, Michael, Thomas, Melissa, Nicolas, Ariana and Zachary; and several nieces and nephews.
Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.

Charles Brown, 94, of Beverly Hills
Charles M. Brown, 94, of Beverly Hills, formerly of Lutz, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998. Born in Peekskill, N.Y., he moved to the Tampa area in 1970 and to Beverly Hills in 1994. He was a former member of Sunlake Baptist Church of Lutz. He was a volunteer firefighter for Peekskill Fire Department. He was a auto mechanic and machinist. He worked for Hillsborough Day Care Center in Lutz. Mr. Brown was a member of Beverly Hills Community Church.
Surviving are his wife, Miriam Brown of Beverly Hills; daughter, Naomi Bush of Inverness; two grandchildren, Calvin R. Stottlar of Newman, Ga., and Denise Pixlar of Coleman; and two great-grandchildren, Nicholas Stottlar of Newman, Ga., and Johnathan Stottlar.
Garden of Memories Chapel, Tampa.

Charles Choate Sr., 83, of Citrus Springs 
Charles M. Choate Sr., 83, of Citrus Springs died Monday, Nov. 16, 1998. Born in Medford, Mass., he came here 21 years ago from California, Md. Mr. Choate was a retired superintendent of utilities for the U.S. Naval Air Station. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Dunnellon. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for 61 years; member of the AARP; and member of Citrus Springs Country Club. He was a member of The Choates in America (9th Generation, descendant of John Choate, arrived to America in 1642 from England).
Surviving are his wife, Caroline A. Choate of Citrus Springs; four sons, Arthur H. Choate of Williamsburg, Va., Kenneth N. Choate of Middleburg, Fla., Charles M. Choate Jr. of O'Fallon, Ill., and Lawrence G. Wilker of Citrus Springs; three daughters, Judith M. Lee and Catherine L. Bloomer both of Middleburg, Fla., and Geraldine M. Werking of Citrus Springs; one brother, Fred A. of Tyngsboro, Mass.; two sisters, Edith F. Choate and Norma G. Lever both of Malden, Mass.; 21 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Fero Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Ruben Cohen, 92, of Beverly Hills 
Ruben Cohen, 92, of Beverly Hills died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998. Born in Rochester, N.Y., he came here 10 years ago from Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Cohen was self-employed in the food industry. He was Jewish and belonged to the Temple Israel of Columbus, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife, Alfreda Cohen of Beverly Hills, and a sister, Miriam Cohen of Columbus, Ohio.
Fero Funeral Homes, Beverly Hills Chapel.

Ralph Giannetti, 93, of Sugarmill Woods
Ralph T. Giannetti, 93, of Sugarmill Woods, Homosassa, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998. Born in Montclair, N.J., he came here 11 years ago from Palm Beach Gardens. He was a retired sales representative for Met Life Insurance and a Met Life alumnus. He was a member and usher of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. He was a member of Palm Beach Gardens Moose Lodge and Elks Lodge. He was a third and fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Concetta (DeRosa) Giannetti of Sugarmill Woods, Homosassa; son, Ralph R. of Homosassa; daughter, Patricia Vincent of Toms River, N.J.; brother, Nicholas of Holiday City, N.J.; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

William Griffin, 50, of Crystal River 
William ''David'' Griffin, 50, of Crystal River died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, at home under the loving care of his family and Hospice. He was born in Waycross, Ga., and came here eight years ago from there. He was an over-the-road truck driver and worked for Covenant Transport of Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam era. He was Pentecostalist.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Griffin of Crystal River; two sons, David Wayne of Crystal River and Michael Sean of Eustis; one daughter, Nicole Wiltshire of Belleview, and one stepdaughter, Sandra Keys of Crystal River; his mother, Mildred Griffin of Crystal River; seven grandchildren and two step granddaughters.
The family suggests that those who wish may make memorial contributions in lieu of flowers to the American Cancer Society Citrus County Unit, P.O. Box 1902, Inverness, Fla., 34451-1902.
Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.

Edwige Hofmann, 60, of Floral City 
Edwige Fernande Hofmann, 60, of Floral City died at home Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998. Born in Paris, France, on Oct. 10, 1938, she came here 20 years ago. She was Catholic.
Surviving are her husband, Edwin Hofmann of Floral City; daughter, Lorraine Robinson of Arkansas; two sisters, Nicole and Bridgette; and four grandchildren.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Ivy Hutchinson, 87, of Homosassa 
Ivy H. Hutchinson, 87, of Homosassa died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, at Crystal River Health and Rehab Center. She was a Florida native and lifelong resident of Homosassa and Ozello. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Homosassa and of the Holiness Faith. Mrs. Hutchinson was preceded in death by her husband, the late Joseph N. Hutchinson, in 1988.
She is survived by her sons, James Nelson, William Henry and Joseph Morton Hutchinson, all of Homosassa; her daughter, Mary Frances Yeager of Homosassa; her brother, Henry Stephens of Orlando; 26 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren.
Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.

Charles Lang, 87, of Dunnellon 
Charles ''Chill'' A. Lang, 87, of Dunnellon died Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, at Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala. Born in St. Louis, Mo., he came to Dunnellon 25 years ago from St. Petersburg. Mr. Lang was a retired bartender and tavern owner. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Dunnellon. He was a member of Rainbow Springs Country Club.
He was widowed. Surviving are one son, James Slavin of Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.; two daughters, Charlotte Harris of Manchester, Mo., and Joyce Schaefer of St. Louis, Mo.; two brothers, Anton and Frank, both of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister, Helen Shaltz of St. Louis, Mo.; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and two nieces.
Fero Funeral Homes, Dunnellon Chapel.

John Shaffer, 82, of Inverness 
John J. ''Buddy'' Shaffer, 82, of Inverness died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, at Mariner Health Care Center. Born in Detroit, Mich., on June 20, 1916, to the late John and Fern Shaffer, he came to Citrus County 29 years ago from St. Petersburg after retiring from the U.S. Coast Guard with 20 years of service. He was also a retired welder and a talented craftsman. He had many hobbies, including stained glass work, gunsmithing and gardening. He was a 21 Degree Mason. He was Protestant.
Surviving are his wife, Rosalie ''Sally'' Dickey Shaffer of Inverness; son, J.D. and his wife, Bernadette, of Springfield, Pa.; two daughters, Judy Althoff and her husband, Jim, of St. Petersburg, and Kay Adams and her husband, Dave, of Tom Bean, Texas; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Alice Taylor, 80, of Homosassa 
Alice Jean Taylor, 80, of Homosassa died Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, at her residence. Born in Fredericksburg, Va., she came to Homosassa 15 years ago from Arlington, Va. 
She was a billing clerk for the Civil Service.
She is survived by two daughters, Joy L. Taylor of Detroit, Mich., and Verna Bennett of Homosassa; and four grandchildren.
Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

Nicholas Vought, 15 months, of Gainesville
Nicholas Carter Vought, age 15 months, of Gainesville, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998, at his residence. He was born in Crystal River and was a lifetime resident of Gainesville. He was a member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church in Crystal River.
Surviving are his parents, Christopher L. and Tabitha Lynn Vought of Gainesville; brother, Andrew Tyler Vought of Gainesville; maternal grandmother, Vicki Sweet of Commack, N.Y.; paternal grandparents, Richard and Carol Vought of Ocala; maternal great-grandmother, Peg Wheatley of Crystal River; and maternal great-great-grandmother, Margaret Wheatley of Smithtown, N.Y.
Williams Thomas Funeral Home, Gainesville.


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