Miscellaneous Hernando County, Florida Obituaries - 1999

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Berten M. Case
Berten M. Case, 75, of Brooksville, died Friday, March 5, at the VA Medical Center, Lake City.
He was born in El Dorado, Kan., and moved to this area seven years ago from Wichita, Kan. He was the owner of a business consultant company, a World War II U.S. Coast Guard veteran and a Protestant by faith.
Survivors include a son, Berten M. II of Goddard, Kan.; three daughters, Lynnette Jo Ann of Kansas, Melody Hope Colburn and Lisa Ann Hayes; a sister, Ruby Montez Wills of Ellinwood, Kan.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Harland (Amos) Nefsey
Harland (Amos) Nefsey, 76, of Brooksville, died Sunday, March 7, at Tampa General Hospital.
He was born in Cortland, N.Y., and moved to this area 22 years ago from New York. He was owner and operator of Nefsey Lawn Service in Hernando County, a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Brooksville.
Survivors include his wife, Nellie; two daughters, Gloria Carr of Brooksville and Jean Wood of Cincinnatus, N.Y.; a son, Sherman Mauzy of Cincinnatus; a sister, Frances Crumb of Weeki Wachee; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

Elizabeth Unterweger
Elizabeth Unterweger, 87, of Brooksville, died Tuesday, March 9, at her home.
She was born in Queens, N.Y., and moved to this area 29 years ago from College Point, Long Island, N.Y. She was a homemaker and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include a daughter, Alice Koster of Brooksville; two sons, James of Tulsa, Okla., and Richard of Brooksville; a sister, Grace Fedyk of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Spring Hill Chapel (U.S. 19).

Robert (Mike) V. Malecki
Robert (Mike) V. Malecki, 77, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, March 9, at Spring Hill Regional Hospital.
He was born in Chicago, Ill., and moved to this area 11 years ago from Illinois. He retired from the U.S. Navy (Boatswain Mate Chief), was a member of American Legion 0186, a life member of the VFW, and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia; a sister, Virginia Reinbold of California; and two nieces, Madleine Kempenski of Illinois and Marilyn Lucas of Las Vegas. 
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Spring Hill Chapel (U.S. 19).

Paul E. Schnepp
Paul E. Schnepp, 71, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, March 10, at Spring Hill Regional Hospital.
He was born in Decatur, Ind., and moved to this area 12 years ago from Flint, Mich. He was a die tryout for General Motors and a member of Fellowship Wesleyan Church, Spring Hill.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys; three sons, Derald R. of Grand Blanc, Mich., Gary D. of Clarksville, Mich., and Phillip of Canton, Mich.; four brothers, John and Bill, both of Corunna, Mich., Bruce of Grand Blanc and Chuck of Owosso, Mich.; three sisters, Genevieve Cunningham of Grand Blanc, Joyce Brewer of Washington, D.C., and Janet of Swartz Creek, Mich.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Arthur George Thomas
Arthur George Thomas, 80, of Clover Leaf Forest, Brooksville, died Wednesday, March 10, at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, Hudson. 
He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and was a winter resident of Brooksville for 17 years. He was a butcher for Eugene Ruoff Meat Company and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Brooksville.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; three sons, Arthur of Shelby Township, Mich., Robert of Brighton, Mich., and Larry of Westland, Mich.; a brother, Matthew of West Branch, Mich.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

George Brennesholtz
George Brennesholtz, 93, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, March 10, at Brooksville Regional Hospital.
He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to this area 28 years ago from Long Island, N.Y. He was a chauffeur and a Methodist by faith.
Survivor include three sons, Richard of Spring Hill, Edward of Bethpage, N.Y., and George Jr. of Port St. Lucie; a daughter, Florence Hladki of Timber Pines, Spring Hill; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Lilly H. Vorholzer
Lilly H. Vorholzer, 87, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, March 10, at her home.
She was a native of Elisabetgrad, Russia, and moved to this area 10 years ago from Chicago, Ill. She was a homemaker and a Lutheran by faith.
Survivors include a daughter, Anita L. Riehman of Spring Hill; two sisters, Violet Braun and Mary Fusco, both of Chicago; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapels, Spring Hill.

Ellen Margaret Pohl
Ellen Margaret Pohl, 79, of Tampa, died Wednesday, March 10, at University Community Hospital, Tampa.
She was born in Lynwood, Va., and moved to this area 20 years ago from St. James, Mo. She was a retired civil service purchasing agent, a member of John Knox Village Activities Band and a Baptist by faith.
Survivors include two sons, Ron Higgins of North Carolina and Ted of Tampa; two daughters, Fay Higgs of Virginia and Tonya McMahon of Sarasota; a brother, Son Morris of Virginia; two sisters, Louise Dean of Gulfport and Sadie Morris of Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Tampa/St. Petersburg.

Harold H. Neal
Harold H. Neal, 76, of Brooksville, died Sunday, March 7, at his home.
He was born in Vaughan, W.Va. He was a retired coal miner and a Christian by faith.
Survivors include his friend, Betty Lucas of Brooksville; a son, Roger of Belington, W.Va.; three brothers, Wando of Clover, S.C., Nenfred of Vaughan and Frank of Lockwood, W.Va.; six sisters, Berneda Legg of Bentree, W.Va., Lydia and Doris Kidner, both of Tad, W.Va., Carol Norman of Mill Creek, W.Va., Clarrice Shore of Saranac Lake, N.Y., and Ellouise Holcomb of Richmond, W.Va.; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Brooksville Chapel.

Paul E. Schnepp
Paul E. Schnepp, 71, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, March 10, at Spring Hill Regional Hospital.
He was born in Decatur, Ind., and moved to this area 12 years ago from Flint, Mich. He was a die tryout for General Motors and a member of Fellowship Wesleyan Church, Spring Hill.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys; three sons, Derald R. of Grand Blanc, Mich., Gary D. of Clarksville, Mich., and Phillip of Canton, Mich.; four brothers, John and Bill, both of Corunna, Mich., Bruce of Grand Blanc and Chuck of Owosso, Mich.; three sisters, Genevieve Cunningham of Grand Blanc, Joyce Brewer of Washington, D.C., and Janet Robbins of Swartz Creek, Mich.; and six grandchildren.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Julia Annette Howes
Julia Annette Howes, 17, of Brooksville, died Wednesday, March 10, in Bayport.
She was born in Silverspring, Md., and moved to this area 12 years ago from Silverspring. She worked for Besta-One Pizza, Spring Hill, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Spring Hill.
Survivors include her parents, Robert and Patty Walton of Brooksville; two brothers, Jeremy of Spring Hill and Jimmy of Montgomery, Ala.; and her grandparents, Harold and Shirley Green of Tennessee, and Roy and Nancy Marsden of Maryland.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

Cindy Jeffries
Cindy Jeffries, 39, of Newnan, Ga., died Wednesday, March 10, at her home.
She was born in Ft. Lauderdale. She was a teacher.
Survivors include her husband, William D., Jr.; her father and mother, Don and Helen Diemer of Brooksville; two sons, Matthew Davis and Thomas Andrew, both of Newnan; two sisters, Kathy Diemer of Jacksonville and Donna Waldron of Patuxent River, Md.; two brothers, Michael Diemer of Gastonia, N.C., and Tommy Diemer of Porto Alegra, Brazil; and her grandmother, Catherine Diemer of Brooksville.
Arrangements by McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Kathryn Veronica Coleman
Kathryn Veronica Coleman, 79, of Hudson, died Thursday, March 11, at Hernando-Pasco Hospice House in Pasco.
She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to this area 15 years ago from Danberry, Conn. She was a housewife and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Hudson/Spring Hill.

Eugene A. Rooney
Eugene A. Rooney, 72, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, March 11.
He was born in New York City, N.Y., and moved to this area eight years ago from New York. He was a retired truck driver and a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Spring Hill.
Survivors include his three sons, Brian of New York, Kevin of San Diego, Calif., and Eugene G. of Los Angeles, Calif.; and five grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, U.S. 19, Spring Hill Chapel.

Obdulio Rodriguez
Obdulio Rodriguez, 62, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, March 11, at The Heritage HealthCare Center.
He was a native of Columbia, South America, and moved to this area two years ago from Matawan, N.J. He was a retired restaurant manager for Howard Johnson.
He is survived by a brother, Desidrio of Brooksville.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

Dorothy E. Irey
Dorothy E. Irey, 83, of High Point, Brooksville, died Friday, March 12, at Oak Hill Hospital.
She was a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., and moved to this area 26 years ago from East Canton, Ohio. She was a retired retail accountant and a member of the High Point Golf Association, High Point Bible Study and VFW Auxiliary Post 4271, Brooksville.
Survivors include a son, Gary E. Betzler of Virginia Beach, Va.; two stepdaughters, Mary Lou Hay of Canton and Janet Alexander of Houston, Texas; five brothers, Harry A. of High Point, Robert L. of Massillon, Ohio, Louis and Edward, both of North Canton, Ohio, and Richard E. of Middle Branch, Ohio; two sisters, Anne Lamoreaux and Laura Hofacre, both of Canton; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

Richard Launier
Richard Launier, 69, of Brooksville, died Friday, March 12.
He was born in Worcester, Mass., and moved to this area 17 years ago from Venice. He was a chef in the restaurant industry, a U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc.
Survivors include a son, Tom of Spring Hill; a daughter, Diane Ray of Lake City; three brothers, Arthur of Weeki Wachee, William of Gardner, Mass., and Hector of Huntington Beach, Calif.; two sisters, Bella Girouard and Aurore Paradise, both of Winchendon, Mass.; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, U.S. 19, Spring Hill Chapel.

Stanley W. Fettig, Sr.
Stanley W. Fettig, Sr., 74, of Spring Hill, died Friday, March 12, at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born in Hartford, Conn., and moved to this area nine years ago from Connecticut. He was retired from Capital Candy of Connecticut, a truck driver for the railroad, an Air Corp veteran, a member of the VFW in Connecticut, and a Protestant by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Katherine; two sons, StanleyW., Jr. of Casselberry and Victor L. of Manchester, Conn.; two daughters, Margo Burke of Farmington, Conn., and Karen Bentley of Spring Hill; a brother, Raymond of Manchester; two sisters, Beverly Germain of West Palm Beach and Muriel Maschi of Newington, Conn.; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, U.S. 19, Spring Hill Chapel.

Irene Peterson
Irene Peterson, 75, of Ridge Manor, died Thursday at Tampa General Hospital.
Born in Peevee, Ky., she moved to this area 10 years ago from Ronkonkoma, N.Y. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Fred, of Ridge Manor; four daughters, Christine Hess of Toms River, N.J., Carol Buckingham of Ridge Manor, Diane Sawyer of Ronkonkoma, N.Y., and Susan Barnhart of Brooksville; two sisters, Freda Phelan of Medford, N.Y. and Evelyn Beyer of Oxnard, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements by Oakley Funeral Homes, Dade City.

Leroy Boynton 
Leroy Boynton, 84, of Evergreen Woods in Spring Hill, died Thursday at Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center.
Born in Minneapolis, he moved to this area 15 years ago from Phoenix. Ariz. He was a retired printer and a member of Mariner United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Myrtle; two sons, Darrell of Oxnard, Calif., and Kurt of Minneapolis, Minn.; a sister, Phyllis Conrad of Phoenix, Ariz.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Lee.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

Marlene Margaret Foote
Marlene Margaret Foote, 67, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday at Brooksville Regional Hospital.
Born in Walden, N.Y., she moved to this area 12 years ago from there. She was a member and past president of Fearless Hook and Ladder Auxiliary, the Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, the Orange County Fireman's Association Auxiliary and a Methodist by faith.
She is survived by four sons, Lynn and Glen of Pine Bush, N.Y., Brian of Bloomingburg, N.Y. and Craig of Spring Hill; two daughters, Sharon Remington of Montgomery, N.Y., and Anita Bucci of Pine Bush, N.Y.; two sisters, Janice McNeely of Walden, N.Y. and Donna Fracalossi of Spring Hill; and 10 grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Harry Gruner
Harry Gruner, 81, of Brooksville, died Wednesday at his caregiver's home.
Born in Washington, N.J., he moved this area 58 years ago.
He is survived by his caregiver, Gloria Olson of Spring Hill.
Arrangements by Brewer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville.

Gregg Madge
Gregg Madge, 82, of Brooksville, died Thursday at her caregiver's home.
Born in Winter Haven, she moved to this area 43 years ago from Ocala. She was an organist and choir member of the First United Methodist Church, Brooksville; attended Florida State College for Women (FSU); graduated from Massy Business College, Jacksonville; and was a retired real estate agent. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, Laureate Beta Pi of Beta Sigma Phi and was the granddaughter of Polk County pioneer settlers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) W. Gregg Sr. and is survived by two sons, Robert (and Diane) of Greenville, N.C. and William (and Peggy) of Cocoa; one daughter, Diane (and Paul) of Babcock of Columbia, Conn.; and eight grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville.

Mabel H. Berry
Mabel H. Berry, 86, of Spring Hill, died Friday at Oak Hill Hospital.
Born in Lebanon Junction, Ky., she moved to this area 35 years ago from Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Presbyterian Church. 
Preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey, she is survived by four nieces, Barbara J. Dillon of Indiana, Sally J. Standiford of Wisconsin, Dorothy McKoy of North Carolina and Donna Rae Goettel of Kentucky.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes & Crematory, Spring Hill Chapel.

Kenneth Roy Comey
Kenneth Roy Comey, 89, of Spring Hill, died Friday at his home.
Born in Worcester, Mass., he moved to this area nine years ago from Kingston, R.I. He was a Baptist and a member of Spring Hill Bible Church.
He is survived by his wife, Astrid; two sons, Kenneth Jr. of Cumberland, R.I. and Robert A. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a brother, Everett of Providence, R.I.; a sister, Olive Charlton of Lakeland; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Spring Hill Chapel.

Elizabeth A. D'Amore
Elizabeth A. D'Amore, 70. of Spring Hill, died Saturday at her home.
Born in Cambridge, Mass., she moved to this area two years ago from Springfield, Va. She was a homemaker, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a Catholic by faith.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph; three brothers, Larry Linnell of Lynn, Mass., Charles Linnell and Paul Linnell; and a sister, Dorothy Lawrence of Coronado, Calif.
Arrangements by Turner Cremation and Memorial Chapel, Spring Hill.

Gerd Predel
Gerd Predel, 76, of Spring Hill, died Saturday at his home.
Born in Germany, he move to this area 15 years ago from Chicago. He was a retired candy maker; a member of the Spring Hill Fishing Club, the German-American Club of Spring Hill; and the Forest Oaks Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife, Elly; a son, Hans of Arlington Heights, Ill.; a daughter, Brigitte of Deltona; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes and Crematory, Spring Hill.

Joseph C. Stone
Joseph C. Stone, 77, of Brooksville, died Saturday at his home.
Born in Pittsfield, Mass., he moved to this area five years ago from Peru, Mass. He was a foreman in papermaking machinery for the Beloid Corp., a veteran of World War II, and a Protestant by faith.
He is survived by his wife, Rita; two sons, Glenn Hatch of Brooksville and Joseph Hatch of Upton, Mass.; three daughters, Sandra Oberacker of Middleboro, Mass., Christine Gerdin of Harwich , Mass., and Sheila of Brooksville; three brothers, Thomas Shields and Gordon Shields of New York, and Ronald Shields of Georgia; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.

Armand A. Ciriaco Jr.
Armand A. Ciriaco Jr., 70, of New Port Richey, died Friday at his home.
Born in New York, N.Y., he move to this area seven years ago from the Bronx, N.Y. He was a clothing designer and a Catholic by faith.
He is survived by his friend, Frank Calderella of Spring Hill.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.

Bertha E. Triolo
Bertha E. Triolo, 69, of Spring Hill, died Saturday at her home.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y, she moved to this area four years ago from Copiague, N.Y. She was a retired secretary and attended Nativity Lutheran Church, Spring Hill.
She is survived by her husband, Charles; three daugthers, Kathleen Corbett and Dorothy Kraft, both of Spring Hill, and Doris Pedus of Lindenhurst, N.Y.; two brothers, Albert Clampitt of Massapequa, N.Y. and Edward Clampitt of Sarasota; and seven grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.

Esther Louise Mac Lenna
Esther Louise Mac Lenna, 96, of Sarasota, died Thursday, March 11, at her home.
She was born in Bristol, Conn., and moved to this area 25 years ago from Bristol. She was a homemaker and a Methodist by faith.
Survivors include her son, Robert, of Spring Hill; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

David George Druschel
David George Druschel, 74, of Brooksville, died Sunday, March 14, at James A. Haley VA Hospital.
He was born in New Castle, Pa., and moved to this area 11 years ago from New Castle. He was a radio communication specialist, a World War II U.S. Army veteran, a member of DAV and a Protestant by faith.
He is survived by two sisters, Sally Lawrence of Brooksville and Helen Dunkerley of Grove City, Pa.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.

Ruthie M. Russell
Ruthie M. Russell, 87, of Brooksville, died Sunday, March 14, at Heartland of Brooksville.
She was born in Oxford, Miss., and moved to this area seven years ago from Long View, Texas. She was a homemaker and a Southern Baptist by faith.
Survivors include three sons, William Thomas of Long View, Robert J. of Brooksville and James Vance of Waterlou, Ill.; and five grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Brooksville Chapel.

Edward Dister
Edward Dister, 75, of Spring Hill, died Monday, March 15, at Brooksville Regional Hospital.
He was born in Newark, N.J., and moved to this area eight years ago from Caldwell, N.J. He was a retired auto mechanic and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine; two daughters, Barbara Burke of Nemo, S.D., and Debbie Wade of Seattle, Wash.; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Leonard Klein
Leonard Klein, 75, of Spring Hill, died Monday, March 15, at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and moved to this area 15 years ago from Morrisville, Pa. He was a retired sales manager for Best Homes in Pennsylvania, a member of Disabled American Vets and Jewish by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Agnes; two sons, Lawrence of Ooltewah, Tenn., and Robert of Spring Hill; a sister, Neddy Cheafsky of Philadelphia; and a grandchild.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Mabel H. Beery
Mabel H. Beery, 86, of Spring Hill, died Friday, March 12, at Oak Hill Hospital.
She was born in Lebanon Junction, Ky., and moved to this area 35 years ago from Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include four nieces, Barbara J. Dillon of Indiana, Sally J. Standiford of Wisconsin, Dorothy McKoy of North Carolina and Donna Rae Goettel of Kentucky.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Lela Rosela Street
Lela Rosela Street, 73, of New Port Richey, died Saturday, March 13, at Community Hospital of New Port Richey.
She was a native of Flatrock, Ky. She was an actor of song and dance performing on stage, coast-to-coast, as well as with the USO. She and her late husband, Ronald, continued performances traveling with various carnivals and circus shows before retiring 24 years ago.
Survivors include two sons, Danny L. of Brooksville and Robbie R. of Port Richey; two daughters, Rose M. and Genevieve S., both of New Port Richey; four brothers; five sisters; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

Alo Laugma
Alo Laugma, 82, of Brooksville, died Sunday, March 14, at Spring Hill Regional Hospital.
He was born in Estonia and moved to this area 18 years ago from Worms, Germany. He was a retired technical draftsman and a Lutheran by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Gertrude; and a daughter, Ursula E. Beitter of Baltimore, Md.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Ruth J. Schrinner
Ruth J. Schrinner, 80, of Spring Hill, died Monday, March 15, at her home.
She was born in Denison, Texas, and moved to this area 20 years ago from Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a homemaker and a Presbyterian by faith.
Survivors include her husband, Jacques; a son, John of Newport News, Va.; a daughter, Christina Matney of Bellbrook, Ohio; a brother, Jess R. Whitehurst; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Joseph Louis Bilello
Joseph Louis Bilello, 88, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, March 16, at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point.
He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to this area 13 years ago from Deer Park, Long Island, N.Y. He was the owner of Bilello Bakery in Brooklyn and a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Spring Hill.
Survivors include his son, Anthony of Spring Hill; two daughters, Marie McIntyre of Spring Hill and Catherine of North Port, Long Island; a brother, Frank of Queens, N.Y.; a sister, Katherine of Brooklyn; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Wesley Alexander Redmond
Wesley Alexander Redmond, 94, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, March 16, at Forest Oaks Care Center.
He was born in Russell, N.Y., and moved to this area from Bayshore, N.Y. He was a retired mental health therapy aid, a member of Mason Lodge, Bayshore, and United Methodist Church of Bayshore.
Survivors include a son, Wesley A. of Spring Hill; a daughter, Eleanor Lanieri of Spring Hill; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Clifton K. Richards
Clifton K. Richards, 87, of Brooksville, died Tuesday, March 16, at Heartland of Brooksville.
He was born in Johnson, Vt., and moved to this area 24 years ago from Westminister West, Vt. He was a motel owner in Woodstock, Vt., and a Protestant by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine M.; a son, Garold of Bellows Falls, Vt.; two daughters, Shirley J. Abel of Deltaville, Va. And Barbara Hendrickson of Chesapeake, Va.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Margaret H. Wolff
Margaret H. Wolff, 85, of Elyria, Ohio, formerly of Brooksville, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, at EMH Regional Medical Center in Elyria.
She was born in Afton, N.Y., and was a former resident of Brooksville for 20 years. She was a librarian and teacher in various school systems in the State of New York.
Survivors include two daughters, Candace Koyler of New York City, N.Y., and Carol Wozniak of Lorain; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements by The Dicken Funeral Home, Elyria, Ohio.

Vincent G. Lones
Vincent G. Lones, 47, of Brooksville, died Thursday, March 11, at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital.
He was born in Key West. He was a general laborer, a Vietnam War U.S. Army, 7th Calvary veteran and an Episcopalian by faith.
Survivors include a son, Tobias; two daughters, Amber and Tiffany; his mother, Martha S. of Miami; and a brother, Raymond.
Arrangements by Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremation Service, Tampa.

Gwendolyn Louise Nelson
Gwendolyn Louise Nelson, 55, of Brooksville, died Saturday, March 13, at Oak Hill Hospital.
She was born in Mulberry and moved to this area 45 years ago from her native Mulberry. She was a retired receptionist for the Brooksville Police Department and a member of the Josephine St. Church of the Living God.
Survivors include five sons, Tony Gaynor of Bonifay, Samuel Gaynor, Alfred McCoy and James Gaynor, all of Jacksonville, and Timothy Gaynor of Brooksville; four daughters, Nadine Smith of Midwest, Okla., and Colleen, Shirel and Schandell, all of Brooksville; and 29 grandchildren.
Arrangements by Community Funeral Service, Brooksville.

Sophie Calamari
Sophie Calamari, 91, of Brooksville, died Monday, March 15, at Tampa General Hospital.
She was born in New York City, N.Y., and moved to this area several years ago from Queens, N.Y. She was a clerical worker at a factory.
She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Quinlan of Brooksville.
Arrangements by Ambassador Mortuary Service, Oldsmar.

Kenneth E. Ryan
Kenneth E. Ryan, 87, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, March 16, at Brooksville Regional Hospital. 
He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and moved to this area 17 years ago from Morton, Pa. He was a retired chauffeur in the local trucking industry, a U.S. Navy veteran and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth T. of Media, Pa.; a daughter, Joan Seitz of Downingtown, Pa.; and a sister, Margarite E. of Spring Hill.
Arrangements by Turner Cremation and Memorial Chapel, U.S. 19, Spring Hill.

Anthony Victor Piselli
Anthony Victor Piselli, 83, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, March 17, at Hospice House in Pasco.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and moved to this area 29 years ago from Philadelphia. He was a retired sanitation worker for the City of Philadelphia, a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Spring Hill.
Survivors include a son, Anthony Francis of Ben Salem, Pa.; two daughters, Barabra Ann Diluzio of Spring Hill and Judy Santilli of Newton, Pa.; two brothers, Francis and Albert, both of Folsom, Pa.; a sister, Dorothy Leo of Valley Forge, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Betty G. Gorrell
Betty G. Gorrell, 72, of Brooksville, died Wednesday, March 17, at Brooksville Regional Hospital.
She was born in Hancock County, Ohio, and moved to this area nine years ago from Findlay, Ohio. She was a retired office supervisor for Cooper Tire and Rubber, and a member of VFW Post 8713 and Elks Lodge 2582, both of Brooksville, and DAV and AMVETS 21, both of Findlay. 
Survivors include a brother, Clair Flick of Findlay; a sister, Bonnie Heckel of Florida; and a close friend, Richard Eakin of Brooksville.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

Walter Ben Ala
Walter Ben Ala, 75, of Brooksville, died Wednesday, March 17, at his home.
He was born in Drexel, Kan., and moved to this area 35 years ago from Fairfield, Ill. He retired from real estate, was a cattleman, a member of the American Legion and DAV, and a member of Eden Baptist Church Brooksville.
Survivors include his wife, Lucy; and three brothers, Bill of Orville, Calif., and George and Gary, both of La Cygne, Kan.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

John L. Mann
John L. Mann, 85, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, March 17, in Spring Hill.
He was born in Chicago, and moved to this area 16 years ago from Downer's Grove, Ill. He was a supervisor for the U.S. Treasury department, a World War II U.S. Air Force veteran, and a Presbyterian by faith. Survivors include his wife, Helen; two sons, Leland of Gainesville, and Clifford of New Port Richey; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Francis Joseph Cormier
Francis Joseph Cormier, 80, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, March 17, at Heartland of Brooksville. He was born in Manton, R.I., and moved to this area two years ago from Providence, R.I. He was a salesman for Sears and Roebuck Co., a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, and a Catholic by faith. He was a member of the Hernando Senior Citizens Club, and Hernando Beach VFW Post 9236. Survivors include a daughter, Margie Liptak of Spring Hill; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Catherine F. Taubman
Catherine F. Taubman, 83, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, March 17, at Oak Hill Hospital. She was born in Chicago, and moved to this area 20 years ago from Elmwood Park, Ill. She was an accounting clerk for a manufacturing company, and a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church. Survivors include two nieces, Margaret Morgan of Spring Hill, and Estelle Filson of Tinley Park, Ill. Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Bernice Ford
Bernice Ford, 80, of Brooksville, died Thursday, March 18, at Brooksville Regional Hospital. She was born in Philadelphia, and moved to this area 17 years ago. She was a homemaker, a volunteer at Brooksville Regional Hospital, a member of Ridge Manor Civic Association and Ridge Manor United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, William; two sons, William of Cheltenhan, Pa., and Gary of Richmond, Va.; a sister, Eldoria Castor of Palm Springs, Calif.; five grandchildren and four great-grandsons. Arrangements by Turner Cremation and Memorial Chapel, Spring Hill. 

Alan Parry
Alan Parry, 51, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, March 18, at home. He was born in Manchester, England, and moved to this area seven years ago from Montreal, Canada. He was a retired operations manager for Air Canada, a member of Submariners Association of Canada, and an Episcopalian by faith. Survivors include his wife, Pauline; his father, Henry of Toronto, Canada; and three brothers, Stephen of Langley, Canada, Mitchell of Montreal, and Kevin of Toronto, Canada. Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.


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