Miscellaneous Hernando County, Florida Obituaries - 2000

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Dorothy J. Dethlefsen
Dorothy J. Dethlefsen, 69, of Brooksville, died Thursday, Sept. 28, at Oak Hill Hospital.
Born in Kingston, N.Y. and raised on Long Island, N.Y., she moved to this area eight years ago from Seaford, N.Y.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur; two daughters, Deborah of Connecticut and Donna Dellilo of West Islip, N.Y.; and three sons, Gary of Brooksville; Jeffrey of Centereach, N.Y. and Gregory of Forks, Wash.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.

John Frank Stockinger
John Frank Stockinger, 88, of Spring Hill, died Friday, Sept. 29, at Oak Hill Hospital.
Born in Stammersdorf, Austria, he moved to the United States as a child and moved to this area five years ago from Bellmore, Long Island, N.Y. He was a retired steam-fitter and a Lutheran by faith.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Jager; a daughter, Elaine Troup of Spring Hill; a son, John H. of New Jersey; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., Spring Hill.

William "Bill" M. Romanini
William "Bill" M. Romanini, 86, of Hernando Beach, died Thursday, Sept. 28, at his home.
Born in Italy, he moved to this area 27 years ago from Philadelphia, Pa. He was a retired chef for Philadelphia International Airport and a Catholic by faith.
He is survived by his wife, Edith; two sons, Joseph Mariani of Florida and William Jr. of Virginia; two daughters, Jeaneva Pinto of Philadelphia, Pa. and Loretta Rourke of Hernando Beach; two sisters, Rose Moffit and Anne Steinebreken, both of Philadelphia, Pa.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., Spring Hill. 

Helen J. (Park) King
Helen J. (Park) King, 97, of Lake Lindsey, died Friday, Sept. 29, at her home.
Born in Chicago, Ill., she moved to this area 29 years ago from Miami. She was a homemaker and a member of the Daughter of the American Revolution's Patriots Chapter, Highlands County, with her daughter and granddaughter.
She is survived by two daughters, Georgia B. Holland of Sebring and Virginia D. Rusk of Lake Lindsey; 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Brooksville.

Lillian "Pauline" Cappleman
Lillian "Pauline" Cappleman, 83, of Brooksville, died Saturday, Sept. 30.
Born in Pinetta, she moved to this area 61 years ago from Inverness. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star #76, both of Brooksville.
She is survived by a daughter, Carol of Brooksville; three brothers, Colin Newsome of Lakeland, Grover Newsome of Bossier City, La. and Ray Newsome of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and a sister, Lucille Wills of Brooksville.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville. 

Helen J. (Park) King
Helen J. (Park) King, 97, of Lake Lindsey, died Friday, September 29, at her home.
Born in Chicago, Ill., she moved to this area 29 years ago from Miami. She was a homemaker and a member of the Daughter of the American Revolution's Patriots Chapter, Highlands County, with her daughter and granddaughter.
Survivors include two daughters, Georgia B. Holland of Sebring and Virginia D. Rusk of Lake Lindsey; 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Brooksville.

Lillian 'Pauline' Cappleman
Lillian 'Pauline' Cappleman, 83, of Brooksville, died Saturday, September 30.
Born in Pinetta, she moved to this area 61 years ago from Inverness. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star #76, both of Brooksville.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol of Brooksville; three brothers, Colin Newsome of Lakeland, Grover Newsome of Bossier City, La., and Ray Newsome of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and a sister, Lucille Wills of Brooksville.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville.

Frederick Eugene Green
Frederick Eugene Green, 73, of Spring Hill, died Friday, September 29, at his residence. 
He was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., and moved to this area four years ago from Woodridge, Ill. He was retired from Steve's Equipment Service, West Chicago, Ill., and a World War II and Korean War veteran. He was a member of the VFW Post 10209 honor guard, Spring Hill, Lions Club in Illinois, a volunteer at the Hernando County Sheriff's Department and Jewish by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Georgiana; two sons, Jon R. and Steven J., both of Brooklyn; one sister, Dian Lustig of Howard Beach, N.Y.; four nephews and one cousin.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Harry E. Spurling
Harry E. Spurling, 97, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, October 1, at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born in Islesford, Maine and moved to this area six years ago. He was a retired maintenance caretaker for Arcadia National Park Museum, and a member of the Islesford Congregational Church.
He is survived by his stepdaughter; Isabelle Forbis of Spring Hill; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel. 

Geraldine E. Cegielski
Geraldine E. Cegielski, 80, of Spring Hill, died Monday, October 2, at her home. 
She was born in Evanston, Ill., and moved to this area six years.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Chester; a son, John of Deerfield, Ill.; a daughter, Constance Fletcher of Seattle, Wash.; a brother, Paul Schwartz of Bellwood, Ill.; two grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Spring Hill.

Rafael Ralph Declet
Rafael Ralph Declet, 73, of Brooksville, died Sunday, October 1, at Brooksville Health Care Center. 
He was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. He retired from furniture sales, was a U.S. Army veteran and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Maria V.; two sons, Ralph, Jr. of Ridgewood, N.J., and Paul Gonzalez of Yonkers, N.Y.; four daughters, Janet of Nanuet, N.Y., Maria C. Rivera of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Isabel Rivera Declet of Brooksville, and Evelyn Morant of Poughquag, N.Y.; a brother, Jose of Kissimmee; two sisters, Palmira Marquez of N.Y., and Isabel Gagos of New Jersey; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel. 

James R. Stewart
James R. Stewart, 72, of Brooksville, died Saturday, September 30, at Brooksville Regional Hospital. 
He was born in Boston, Mass., and moved to this area 20 years ago from California. He was a retired machinist, a U.S. Army and Merchant Marine veteran, and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel of Vancouver, Wash.; three sons, James L. of Vancouver, Kirk T. of Brooksville, and Craig M. of Las Vegas, Nev., two daughters, Dawn Hegarty of Vancouver, and Diana Strahl of Glendale, Ariz.; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Paul R. Sauer
Paul R. Sauer, 89, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, October 1, at his home.
He was born in Rennerdale, Pa., and moved to this area 26 years ago from North Reading, Mass. He was a retired manager for General Electric, a member of the First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, Masonic Lodge 578 F&AM of Prospect, Pa., and organized the first Ham Radio Club in Spring Hill.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie; and a daughter, Sue Gingras of Franklin, Mass.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapels, Spring Hill.

Mary Joan Blesedell
Mary Joan Blesedell, 80, of Spring Hill, died Monday, October 2, at her home. 
She was born in Bayonne, N.J., and moved to this area 12 years ago from Hopatcong, N.J. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas; two daughters, Joan and Mary Lou, both of Spring Hill; a son, Thomas C. Jr. of Hopatcong, three sisters, Agnes Barlow of Akron, Ohio, Rosalie Cody and Dorothy Pawlyszyn, both of Bayonne, N.J.; and two grandchildren. 
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Spring Hill.

Mary Gordynec
Mary Gordynec, 92, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, October 3, at Eastbrooke Health Care Center.
She was born in Wilkes Barre, Pa., and moved to this area two years ago from West Branch, Mich. She was a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include her son, Robert Gordynec of West Branch; and a sister, Tillie Kowalski of Greenbush, Mich.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

Joseph Paul Naizer
Joseph Paul Naizer, 74, of Timber Pines, Spring Hill, died Monday, October 2, at Vencor Hospital Central, Tampa.
He was born in Barberton, Ohio, and moved to this area 18 years ago. He was retired supervisor for Firestone Tire of Barberton, and a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Aripeka Elks Lodge 1520, Timber Pines Golf Club, and the U.S. Navy Armed Guard veterans.
Survivors include his wife, Elenor; a son, Joseph Jr. of Pueblo West, Colo.; a daughter,, Nancy Mansfield of Springboro, Ohio; two brothers; and five grandchildren. 
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville. 

Roderick B. Kilcoyne
Roderick B. Kilcoyne, 63, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, October 3, at Spring Hill Regional Hospital.
He was born in Clinton, Mass., and moved to this area four years ago from Boylston, Mass. He was a supervisor for a manufacturing company, a U.S. Army veteran and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Judy; two daughters, Catherine Stanton of Boylston, and Patricia A. of San Antonio, Texas; and two granddaughters.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Anne Martin
Anne Martin, 81, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, October 5, at Spring Hill Regional Hospital.
She was born in Wilkes Barre, Pa., and moved to this area 16 years ago from Johnstown, Pa. She was a retired secretary in the banking business. She was a member of the Elks lodge in Johnstown, Pa., Knights of Columbus 6383 in Spring Hill and the Eagles Lodge of Spring Hill. She was a Catholic by faith and a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Paul; two sons, Paul Jr. of Spring Hill and Larry of Pittsburg, Pa.; a daughter, Cathy Vore of Johnstown; two sisters, Peggy Glen Denning of Johnstown and Rita Irvine of the Bronx, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert and Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

John E. Harvey, Sr.
John E. Harvey, Sr., 80, of Brooksville, died Thursday, Oct. 5, at Brooksville Regional Hospital.
He was born in Cambridge, Mass., and moved to this area seven years ago from West Palm Beach. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 24 years. He was a member of VFW Post 2007 and MOC (Military Order of Cooties), both of West Palm Beach, and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Frances; two sons, John E., Jr. of Maggie Valley, N.C. and Douglas of Brooksville; three daughters, Frances Lee of West Palm Beach, Laurie Ballew of Brooksville and Robin Boyko of Hudson; a brother, James J. of Atlanta, Ga.; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville Chapel. 

Lois R. Bidwell
Lois R. Bidwell, 83, of Spring Hill, formerly of Midland, Mich., died Wednesday, October 4, at her home.
She moved to his area 22 years ago. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill. 
Survivors include two sons, Richard of Port Richey and Bernie of Mesa, Ariz.; a daughter, Karen Norris of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a daughter-in-law, Julie Bidwell of Midland; two brothers, Kenneth and Everett Richardson; a sister, Doris Jean Nunn; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, U.S. 19, Spring Hill Chapel.

Joseph Rodriguez
Joseph Rodriguez, 77, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, October 5. 
He was born in Arriez, Puerto Rico and moved to this area 22 years ago from Long Island, N.Y. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from the U.S. Postal Service.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred; two daughters, Joann Fromm of Woodmere, Long Island, and Vera Ellen Davis of Palm Springs, Calif.; a son Anthony Serrano of Blue Point, Long Island; two brothers, Andrew and Peter both of Lyndenhurst, Long Island; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapels, Spring Hill.

Juan B. Molina
Juan B. Molina, 85, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, October 5, at Brooksville Health Care Center.
He was born in Puerto Rico and moved to this area nine years ago. He was a retired carpenter and a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Isabel; a son, Wilfredo of Spring Hill; four daughters, Patria Soto and Aida Gonzalez, both of Spring Hill, Elsa H. of Patterson, N.J., and Aurea of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 22 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Rose Lillian Harding
Rose Lillian Harding, 84, of Brooksville, died Wednesday, October 4 at Atria Heritage.
She was a native of Hamilton, Ohio, and moved to this area 30 years ago from St. Petersburg. She was a retired assembly worker for a plastic manufacturer.
She is survived by her grandson, Randal Ball of Dunedin.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapels, Brooksville. 

Rosalie F. Ryan
Rosalie F. Ryan, 64, of Spring Hill, died Friday, Oct. 6, at Oak Hill Hospital.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she moved to this area nine years ago from Elmont, Long Island, N.Y.
She was a retired waitress and member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, the Spring Hill Lions Club and the Altat Rosary Society of St. Vincent DePaul, Elmont, N.Y.
She is survived by her mother, Frances Cosentino; two sons, Edward J. and Daniel; two daughters, Susan and Jeanne; a sister, Alice Deacon; and nine grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.

Jacob Plotkin
Jacob Plotkin, 88, of Spring Hill, died Saturday, Oct. 7, at Oak Hill Hospital.
Born in Manhattan, N.Y., he moved to this area 25 years ago from Queens, N.Y. He was a retired railroad trainman and Jewish by faith.
He is survived by two sons, Murray of Spring Hill and Nathan of Queens, N.Y.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service Inc., Spring Hill. 

Florence Elizabeth Novinger
Florence Elizabeth Novinger, 68, of Brooksville, died Sunday, October 8, at Brooksville Regional Hospital. 
She was born in Wyandotte, Mich., and moved to this area 20 years ago from Flat Rock, Mich. She was a homemaker and a member of Lake Lindsey United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Claude; a son, Andrew of Charlotte, N.C.; four daughters, Claudia Crawford of Dearborn, Mich., Susan Thomas of Jonesville, Mich., Ruth Freeman of Southgate, Mich., and Carolyn Upton of Novi, Mich., two sisters, AnnaBelle Garrison and Wavelet Bock; four brothers, Orin, Gerald, Phillip and Art Vroman; and eight grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Brooksville Chapel.

Marlene L. Diehl
Marlene L. Diehl, 68, of Brooksville, formerly of Palm Harbor, died Saturday, October 7, at her home.
She was a homemaker and a Protestant by faith.
Survivors include her husband, Elden Lee; two brothers, Bing and Don Kettles, both of Pittsfield, Mass.; and a sister, Kit of Pittsfield. 
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Concetta Ambrose
Concetta Ambrose, 66, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, Ocotber 8, at Hospice House in Brooksville.
She was born in Bound Brook, N.J., and moved to this area two years ago from Central, N.J. She was a retired mail room supervisor and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include five brothers, Frank of S. Bound Brook, N.J.; Anthony of Washington, N.J., Arthur of N. Hampton, N.J., Charles of Los Angeles, Calif., John of Bound Brook; and a sister, Rose Wendell of Old Bridge, N.J.
Arrangements by Robert and Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Joseph Nicolas Daniel
Joseph Nicolas Daniel, 78, of Spring Hill, died Saturday, October 7, at his home.
He was born in Farm Life, N.C., and moved to this area 19 years ago from Greenwood, Ind. He was retired from Detroit Diesel Allison Division, and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Masonic Brotherhood Lodge 375 F&AM of Spring Hill, Scottish Rite, Tampa Egypt Temple, White Shrine and Amaranth; past Royal Patron Watchman of the Shepard and past Supreme Second Wiseman. He was a Baptist by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Doris; a son, Rick L. of Indianapolis, Ind.; two daughters, Diana Jo Robbins of Columbia, Tenn., and Sharleen of Indianapolis; a brother, William S. of Farm Life; a sister, Mary E. of Washington, N.C.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Adela Muniz-Diaz
Adela Muniz-Diaz, 86, of Spring Hill, died Monday, October 9, at Oak Hill Hospital. 
She was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, and was a homemaker and a Seventh Day Adventist.
Survivors include seven daughters, Ana Rivera and Adela Alicea, both of Spring Hill, Noemi Alicea of Longwood, Mercedes Seneka of the Bronx, N.Y., Damaris, Ester and Luz Alicea, all of Puerto Rico; two sons Elay Alicea of the Bronx, and Ezequiel Alicea of Orlando; 28 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Joseph De Frank
Joseph De Frank, 46, of Spring Hill, died Saturday, October 7 in St. Augustine.
He was born in Long Island, N.Y., and moved to this area 24 years ago. He was an insurance adjuster for Register Chevrolet in Spring Hill and a Roman Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his mother, Rose De Frank of Spring Hill; a brother, Anthony of Pembroke Pines; two sisters, Margaret Coppola of Jacksonville, and Josephine Ryan of St. Augustine; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements by Wellwood/Grace Funeral Home and Cemetery, Hudson.

Beatrice M. Liska
Beatrice M. Liska, 73, of Brooksville, died Monday, October 9, at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point.
She was born in Elmont, N.Y., and moved to this area four years ago from Schenectady, N.Y. She was a retired bookkeeper, and was secretary for the Snowbirds Family Motor Coach Association, member of the High Point Mobile Patrol Association, and High Point Social Club, all of Brooksville. She was a Roman Catholic by faith.
Survivors include her husband, Arthur F.; a son, Patrick A. of Schenectady; three daughters, Cheryl Ann Murphy of Queensbury, N.Y., Patricia Anne Del Sorbo of Dayton, Ohio, Anne Donlon of Churchville, Md.; three sisters, Emma Meyer of Charlotte Harbor, Catherine Alexis of St. George, Utah; and Elizabeth Reed of Las Vegas, Nev.; and 10 grandchildren. 
Arrangements by Wellwood/Grace Funeral Home and Cemetery, Hudson.

Marion Irene Donofrio
Marion Irene Donofrio, 78, of Timber Pines, Spring Hill, died Monday, October 9, at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point.
She was born in Meriden, Conn., and moved to this area two years ago from Largo. She was a retired customer service representative for Sears and a volunteer at Hernando-Pasco Hospice.
Surivors include a son, David of Bradenton; two daughters, Phyllis of Spring Hill and Adriana of Claremont, Calif.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel Spring Hill.

Ernest Posgai
Ernest Posgai, 75, of Weeki Wachee, died Tuesday, October 10, at Oak Hill Hospital. 
He was born in Rayland, Ohio and moved to this area 22 years ago. He was a retired high school math teacher with the Ohio school system, a U.S. Army veteran and a Protestant by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie; two sons, Scott of Windermere, and Mark of Clearwater; three grandsons; and three granddaughters.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Spring Hill Chapel (U.S. 19) Spring Hill.

William Garlick
William Garlick, 86, of Homosassa, died Monday, October 9, at Seven Rivers Hospital in Crystal River.
He was born in New York, N.Y., and moved to this area 10 years ago from Athens, N.Y. He was a retired engineer for Nabisco Foods and a Protestant by faith.
There are no known survivors. 
Arrangements by Robert and Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville. 

Helen Samsa
Helen Samsa, 78, of Hazel Crest, Ill., formerly of Brooksville, died Monday, Oct. 9, at South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest, Ill.
She was born in Chicago, Ill., and was a seasonal resident of this area. She was a retired secretary from the Chicago Police Department.
Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Conroy of Oak Lawn, Ill.; a sister, Mary Ann Dobiecki or Pembroke Pines; a brother, William Shwetz of Clearwater; and a grandson, John L. Conroy. 
Arrangements by Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, Oak Lawn, Ill.

V. Gladys Hendrickson
V. Gladys Hendrickson, 70, of Weeki Wachee, died Tuesday, October 10, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa.
She was born in Philadelphia, and moved to this area 13 years ago. She was a former voice student at Settlement Music School of Philadelphia, a former music student at Temple University; a member of the Elaine Browne singing group, Philadelphia; and a member of a local group in association with the Spring Hill Music club, the Camarata group and annual Messiah Choral group.
Survivors include her husband, George C.; a son, George W. of Clermont; a daughter, Carla J. Ruttinger of Inglis; a sister, Gloria J. Smith of Weeki Wachee; a brother, Charles Di Raimondi of Maple Shade, N.J.; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Cremation & Memorial Chapel, Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

John Holcomb
John Holcomb, 30, of Brooksville, died Monday, October 9, in Port Richey.
He was born in Cadillac, Mich., and moved to this area five years ago from Jackson, Mich. He was a carpenter for Charles Evans Construction and a Protestant by faith. He was a member of Crabbits Pool League, Spring Hill.
Survivors include his father, Mark K.; his mother, Patricia A.; three daughters, Kayla Ann Pittman of Orlando, Erin Paige Holcomb of Jackson, Mich., and Caitlyn Stroup of New Port Richey; a brother, Jack Christopher of Cherry Point, N.C.; a sister, Megan Ann of Brooksville; paternal grandmother, Florence of Traverse City, Mich.; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Roberts of Michigan Center, Mich.; and a great grandmother, Eva Holiday of Ashton, Mich.
Arrangements by Turner Cremation & Memorial Chapel, Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

Ora Corbine
Ora Corbine, 95, of Webster, formerly of Brooksville, died Monday, October 9, at her home.
She was born in Newton Falls, N.Y., and moved to Webster two years ago from Brooksville. She was a homemaker, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star of Gouverneur, N.Y., and a Methodist by faith.
Survivors include several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel.

Titus Brubaker
Titus Brubaker, 85, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, October 4, at his home.
He was born in Lancaster, Penn., and moved to this area 19 years ago. He was a Protestant by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Christina; a son, David L. of Landisville, Pa.; a daughter, Audrey Singer of Berlin, Md.; a stepdaughter, Barbara Quinn of Brooksville; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

Jacqueline Patricia 'Jackie' Holland
Jacqueline Patricia 'Jackie' Holland, 65, of Brooksville, died Tuesday, October 10, at Oak Hill Hospital. 
She was born in Chicago, Ill., and moved to this area six years ago. She was a retired collection manager for Spiegel, Inc., and a member of St. Christina Catholic Church, Chicago. 
Survivors include two sisters, June Calzaretta and Rosemary Pavich, both of Brooksville; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville. 

George E. Young
George E. Young, 76, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, October 10, at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born in Chelsea, Okla., and moved to this area 13 years ago. He was the owner of an auto electric shop, a World War II veteran, and a Christian by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; two sons, George of Missouri and James of Florida; a daughter, Sharon Bellas of Kansas; a stepdaughter, Christine Stanley of Illinois; a stepson, Scott De Janes of Minnesota; a brother, Robert of North Carolina; two sisters, Ethel Marks of Oregon, and Edith Henderson of Missouri; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, U.S. 19, Spring Hill Chapel.

Janet Porterfield
Janet Porterfield, 34, of Brooksville, died Sunday, October 8, at her home. 
She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and moved to this area six years ago from Revere, Pa. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, a volunteer for Daystar and the Brooksville Humane Society. 
Survivors include her father, Kenneth of Tennessee; her mother, Nancy Zalusky of Pennsylvania; and a brother, Andrew of Pennsylvania. 
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

Charles Thomas Morrow 
Charles Thomas Morrow, 55, of Hudson, died Thursday, October 12, at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa.
He was born in Homestead, Pa., and moved to this area 10 years ago from Canada. He was a Vietnam War U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Hernando Beach VFW, and the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Debbie; two brothers, Lou of Ohio, and Melvin of Spring Hill; and a sister, Beverly Steele of Cocoa Beach.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Cecil Melvin Clay
Cecil Melvin Clay, 92, of Brooksville, died Wednesday, October 11, at Beverly Health and Rehab Center, Brooksville.
He was born in Gas City, Ind., and moved to this area 11 years ago from Jackson, Mich. He was a retired heat treating assembler for Clark Equipment, Jackson, Mich. He was a Protestant by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Cora; a son, James R. of Ringgold, Ga.; two daughters, Norma J. Wilkes of Branch, Mich., and Marilyn Sue Lowe of Spring Hill; a sister, Lorania Pulley of Marion, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Dorothy H. Beutnagel
Dorothy H. Beutnagel, 73, of Istachatta, formerly of South Pasadena, died Tuesday, October 10, at her home.
She was born in Plainfield, N.J., and moved to this area 11 years ago from South Pasadena. She was a homemaker and a Methodist by faith.
Survivors include her husband, Werner; two sons, John Killian of Gainesville, and Greg Killian of St. Petersburg; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Ruth Ann Van Lenten
Ruth Ann Van Lenten, 79, of Brooksville, died Monday, October 9, at her home. 
She was born in Patterson, N.J., and moved to this area 10 years ago from St. Petersburg. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Bruce and William, both of Brooksville; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville. 

Colbie Lamar Jones
Colbie Lamar Jones, infant, of Brooksville, died Wednesday, October 11, at Spring Hill Regional Hospital.
Survivors include his parents, Dwayne L. and Sonia L. Jones of Brooksville; paternal step-grandfather, Danny Thomas, and paternal grandmother, Wanda E. Thomas of Hatton, Ala.; maternal grandparents, Matte Faye and Jimmy Lee King of Town Creek, Ala.; and paternal grandfather, Dwayne Lamar Jones, Sr.
Arrangements by Turner Cremation & Memorial Chapel, Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

James E. Gregory 
James E. Gregory, 73, of Ridge Manor West, Brooksville, died Friday, October 13, at his home.
He was born in Versailles, Pa., and moved to this area 18 years ago from Daytona Beach. He was retired from U.S. Steel, a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, and a Methodist by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Bunny; a son, James Gregory of Columbus, N.J.; and a brother, George Gregory of Monongahela, Pa.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Raymond R. Lauria
Raymond R. Lauria, 72, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, October 12, at Tampa General Hospital. 
He was born in the Bronx, N.Y., and moved to this area five years ago from Carmel, N.Y. He was retired from the Nestle Company and a Korean War U.S. Army and Merchant Marine veteran. He was a member of Seven Hills Golf Club and St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; two sons, Raymond of Hopewell Junction, N.Y., and Steven of Carmel; and five grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Gladys Louise Burnett
Gladys Louise Burnett, 76, of Ridge Manor, died Wednesday, October 11, at Pasco Regional Medical Center in Dade City.
She was born in Albion, Ind., and moved to this area 12 years ago from Atlanta, Ga. She was a Methodist by faith.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; two sons, Michael of Rockville, Md., and Stephen of Seattle, Wash.; a brother, Donald Nowels of Franklin, Tenn.; a sister, Mildred Hall of Muncie, Ind.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 

John W. Dade
John W. Dade, of Spring Hill, died Friday, Oct. 13, at his home.
Born in Long Branch, N.J., he moved to this area 17 years ago from Long Island, N.Y. He was a retired health care aide for the U.S. Government and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He is survived by six sons, Dennis and Dorian, both of Spring Hill, Daniel and Darryl, both of Long Island, N.Y., Donald of Tulsa, Okla. and Derrick of Hollywood; a brother, James of Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Grace Eldridge and Missy Brown, both of Washington, D.C.; and seven grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill.

Edward F. Rappold
Edward F. Rappold, 82, of Spring Hill, died Friday, Oct. 13, at Regional Medical Center, Bayonet Point.
Born in Geneva, Ohio, he moved to this area 23 years ago. He was a retired electrical engineer with ITT in the aerospace division; a graduate of Tri-State University with an electrical engineering degree; a past member of the Plantation Golf Resort; a U.S. Army veteran; and a member of Nativity Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife, Aino; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Turner Cremation and Memorial Chapel, Spring Hill. 

Joseph 'Joe' Thomas Cacioppo
Joseph 'Joe' Thomas Cacioppo, 56, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, October 15, at his home.
He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to this area 13 years ago from Atlanta, Ga. He was a computer programmer, and was a Vietnam War U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Hosanna Family Church and played ball for the YMCA and church ball team.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret 'Maggie'; a daughter, Sarah and a son, Michael, both of Spring Hill; two brothers, Anthony B. of LaPalma, Calif., and Ronald J. of Poukeepsie, N.Y.; two sisters, Pamela J. of Spring Hill, and Susan L of Valley Stream, N.Y.; and his parents, Barney and Grace of Port Richey.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Rose C. Mazzarella
Rose C. Mazzarella, 83, of Spring Hill, died Saturday, October 14.
She was born in New York City, N.Y., was a homemaker and a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Louis; a son, Joseph C. of Spring Hill; a sister, Nancy A. Angelo of Spring Hill; and a brother, Frank Palmieri of Staten Island, N.Y.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Edith Simon
Edith Simon, 70, of Port Richey, died Friday, October 13, at Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
She was born in Plumer, Pa., and moved to this area 32 years ago from Berlin, N.J. She was a homemaker and a Methodist by faith.
Survivors include five sons, David, Donald, Harry, Bobby and Jimmy; three daughters, Darlene Gerian, Donna, and Mary Stone; two brothers, Donald and David Laughery; and two sisters, Madeline Kirby and Bert Whelphy.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, U.S. 19, Spring Hill Chapel.

Helen Jeanette Hill
Helen Jeanette Hill, 97, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, October 15, at her home.
She was born in Newark, N.J., and moved to this area five years ago from Lake Wood, N.J. She was a retired homemaker and a Protestant by faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Humphries of Weeki Wachee, and Audrey Thomas of Inverness; a brother, Edward Ulrich of Irvington, N.J.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Agnes C. White
Agnes C. White, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, October 15, at her home.
She was born in the Bronx, N.Y., and moved to this area six years ago from Long Island, N.Y. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Eleanor White and Mildred Burghard, both of Spring Hill; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Robert D. Haugan
Robert D. Haugan, 77, of Brooksville, died Sunday, October 15, at his home.
He was born in Sioux City, Iowa and moved to this area 17 years ago from Tampa. He was a retired World War II and Korean War U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of American Legion Post 99 and VFW Post 8713, both of Brooksville. He was a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia M.; a son, James A. of Johnstown, Pa.; a daughter, Mary of Johnstown; a brother, Joseph W. of Sidney, Neb.; and one grandchild.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel.

Hattie Wilcox
Hattie Wilcox, 72, of Spring Hill, died Saturday, October 14, at Spring Hill Regional Hospital.
She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to this area 10 years ago from Shelter Island, N.Y. She was a retired cashier and a Lutheran by faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Diane Desmond and Jayne Adams, both of Spring Hill; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville. 

Victoria Ruth Heagney
Victoria Ruth Heagney, 70, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, October 17, at her home.
She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to this area nine years ago. She was a retired homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Edward; a son Robert of Staten Island, N.Y., a daughter, Estahelle Fabozzi of Brooklyn; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Zelma 'Byrd' M. Smith
Zelma 'Byrd' M. Smith, 70, of Brooksville, died Monday, October 16, at her home.
She was born in Neely, Miss., and moved to this area 38 years ago. She was a former owner/operator of Kathy's Restaurant in Brooksville, retired from the Hernando County Jail and a Methodist by faith.
Survivors include a son, David Byrd of Hammond, La.; a daughter, Diane Hagert of Brooksville; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel.

Michael Peter Bratichak
Michael Peter Bratichak, 54, of Spring Hill, died Monday, October 16, at his home.
He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to this area 20 years ago. He was a retired postal worker and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include a son, Antone M. of Long Island, N.Y.; a daughter, Michelle Payton of Hudson; a brother, John of Brooklyn; and three grandchildren.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Philip 'Phil' Ciaravino
Philip 'Phil' Ciaravino, 68, of Spring Hill, died Monday, October 16, at his home.
He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to this area seven years ago from New York. He was a retired government technical writer, a Catholic by faith and a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Irene; a son, Philip of New York; two daughters, Christine Byrnes of New Jersey, and Irene Northrop of New York; two brothers, James and Charles, both of New York; a sister, Minie Bilello of Florida; and six grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, U.S. 19, Spring Hill Chapel.

Herbert 'Ray' Venable 
Herbert 'Ray' Venable, 93, of Brooksville, died Sunday, October 15, at his daughters home in Tampa.
He was born in Green Hall, Ky., and moved to this area 29 years ago from Chattanooga, Tenn. He was retired machine operator, and a member of the Brooksville Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include a son, Darrell of Congress, Ohio; three daughters, Lovenia Jefferson of Tampa, Lora Moses and Nora Machmer, both of Ft. Payne, Ala.; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

Mark Edward Daniels
Mark Edward Daniels, 43, of Spring Hill, died Friday, October 13, at his home. 
He was born in Fairborn, Ohio and moved to this area 17 years ago. He was a Florida certified contractor.
Survivors include two sisters, Vicki Miller of Fairborn, and Donna Lay of Knoxville, Tenn.; two nephews, Travis Fultz and Tyler Miller, both of Fairborn; two nieces, Kristy Fleming of LaPine, Ore., and Laura Vore of Chassahowitzka; four great-nephews, Christopher and Kai Fleming, both of LaPine, Ore., and Shayne and Brennon Butcher, both of Chassahowitzka; a sister-in-law, Karen Orr of Chassahowitzka; and a dear friend, Michelle Pollitt of Seminole.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

Ethel Tokos
Ethel Tokos, 73, of Spring Hill, died Monday, October 16, at her home. 
She was born in Bucks County, Pa., and moved to this area 20 years ago from Binghamton, N.Y. She was a retired farmer and a volunteer at the Evergreen Rehab Center in Brooksville. 
Survivors include three sons, Robert Connor of Amherst, Colo.; David Connor of Norwich, N.Y., and Jay Connor of Spring Hill; and three grandchildren. 
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville. 

Zelphia Maldonado
Zelphia Maldonado, 88, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, October 12, at Tampa General Hospital.
She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved here 32 years ago from Staten Island, N.Y. She was a clerk in the banking industry.
Survivors include her son, Roger of New Jersey; three grandsons; Andrew, Matthew and Mark.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, U.S. 19, Spring Hill Chapel.

Perry A. Miller
Perry A. Miller, 91, of Brooksville, died Sunday, October 15, at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born in Bloomfield Township, Mich., and moved to this area six years ago from Lake City, Mich., where he resided with his niece Marianne Turner. He was a dairy farmer and worked in the Christmas tree farming business. He was a member of the Independent order of Odd Fellows Viola Lodge 259 of Cadillac, Mich.
Survivors include eight nieces; and one nephew. 
Arrangements by Young Funeral Home, Lake City, Mich.

Vincent J. Romanek
Vincent J. Romanek, 83, of Hernando Beach, died Tuesday, October 17, at his home.
He was born in New York City, N.Y., and moved to this area eight years ago from Staten Island, N.Y. He was a retired building superintendent for local 32 B, a World War II U.S. Army veteran, and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include a son, Robert Romanek of Hernando Beach; a brother, Joseph of Wallington, N.J.; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Joesph T. Carolan
Joesph T. Carolan, 74, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, October 17, at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and moved to this area 44 years ago from Croydon Acres, Pa. He was a retired warehouse supply person for GTE, a U.S. Army veteran, and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, LaVerne; two sons, Jeff of Lutz, and Terry of San Jose, Calif.; five daughters, Linda Richardson and Kathleen McCullogh, both of Ocala, Patricia Wolf of York, Pa., Donna Porter of Tampa, and Janet Brown of Maryville, Tenn.; two brothers, Thomas of Warminister, Pa., and James of Wharton, Texas; two sisters, Ann Laurich of Warminister, and Betty Thompson of Hatboro, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel. 

Robert C. Nix
Robert C. Nix, 87, of Brooksville, died Monday, October 16, at Oak Hill Hospital. 
He was born in Chicago, Ill., and moved to this area 22 years ago from Elkhart, Ind. He was a retired yard conductor for the New York Central railroad, a member of the Elkhart Knights of Columbus, and St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Louise; three sons, Peter of Fountain Valley, Calif., Keith of La Place, La., and Bruce of Crown Point, Ind.; four daughters, Carol and Margaret, both of Floral City, Janet Gossett of Summitville, Ind., and Jo Wallery of Manasses, Va.; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements by Wellwood/Grace Funeral Home and Cemetery, Hudson.

Josephine Vetri
Josephine Vetri, 88, of Spring Hill, died Monday, October 16, at her home. 
She was born in Italy, and moved to this area three years ago from Garfield, N.J. She was a retired seamstress and a Catholic by faith.
She is survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel. 

Franka Irene Costelloe
Franka Irene Costelloe, 76, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, October 17, at her home.
She was born in Cedros, Trinidad and Tobago, and moved to this area 18 years ago from Venezuela. She was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.
Survivors include four sons, Robert of Trinidad and Tobago, Creagh of Brooksville, Randal of Dunnellon, and Gregory of Toronto, Canada; two brothers, Edric and Basil Anderson, both of Trinidad; three sisters, Hazel Gransaul of San Antonio, Texas, Eve Anderson and Bernadette Parsons, both of Trinidad; and 10 grandchildren.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Joseph William Routt, Jr.
Joseph William Routt, Jr., 55, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, October 19, at the Hospice House in Brooksville.
He was born in New Orleans, La., and moved to this area from Manchester, N.H. He was in computer management and a Christian by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Karen; his father, Joseph William Sr. of Ohio; a daughter, Marcella K. of Spring Hill; and a sister, Patty Gardner of New Orleans.
Arrangements by Robert & Son Cremation Service, Spring Hill/Brooksville.

Leander A. 'Lee' Suarez
Leander A. 'Lee' Suarez, 80, of the Heather, died Thursday, October 19, at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born in Meraux, La., and moved to this area 14 years ago from Rolla, Mo. He was a retired civil engineer for the U.S. Geological Survey Department. He was a member of the Highlands Baptist Church, Weeki Wachee, and the Lions Club of Rolla.
Survivors include his wife, Nan; a son, Michael of Springfield, Mo.; two daughters, Tanya of Fayetteville, N.C., and Linda Rann of Muskego, Wis.; a sister, Naomi Ponstein of Chalmette, La.; three grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville. 

Samuel Guarraia
Samuel Guarraia, 86, of Brooksville, died Thursday, October 19, at his home. 
He was born in Patterson, N.J., and moved to this area 22 years ago from the Phillipines. He retired from manufacturing airplane parts, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of VFW Post 10209 of Spring Hill and a Jehovah's Witness by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Ester; two brothers, Ernesto of Brooksville and Salvadore of Palm Beach; and a sister, Rose Collins of Brooksville.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel.

James Merle Brown
James Merle Brown, 81, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, October 19, at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa.
He was born in Erie, Pa., and moved to this area 25 years ago. He was a retired U.S. Postal Service employee and a World War II U.S. Army Purple Heart veteran. He was a Roman Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Miriam of Spring Hill; four daughters, Sue Ann Cachon and Julie Bucker, both of Tampa, Jane Hackenberg of Erie, and Jill Cameron of Largo; two brothers, William and Robert, both of Naples; a sister, Lucille Reynolds of Erie; and eight grandchildren.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel.

Anthony 'Tony' N. Agliardi
Anthony 'Tony' N. Agliardi, 80, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, October 18, at his home.
He was born in New York, N.Y., and moved to this area 26 years ago. He was a member of the Spring Hill Sons of Italy, VFW Post 10209 and St. Theresa Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Connie; two sons, Frank of New York, and Anthony of Florida; a brother, John of New York; a sister, Nettie DeLucia of New York; four grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, U.S. 19, Spring Hill Chapel.

Charles G. Van Liew
Charles G. Van Liew, 81, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, October 19, at Hernando Hospice House. 
He was born in New Brunswick, N.J., and moved to this area five months ago from Toms River, N.J. He was a retired machinist for the Permacel Tape Company and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Adelaide; a son, Richard of Lakewood, N.J.; a daughter, Maureen of Spring Hill; two brothers, Isaac of Toms River and Joseph of Highland Park, N.J.; a sister, Jessie Amrein of New Jersey; and one grandchild.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapels, Spring Hill.

Emma Lavoie
Emma Lavoie, 88, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, October 17, at Evergreen Woods Health Care Center.
She was born in New Brunswick, Canada, and moved to this area 10 years ago from Connecticut. She was a homemaker and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include five sons, James and Joseph, both of Windsor, Conn., Edward of Hudson, Ovide of East Hartford, Conn., and Albert of Ashford, Conn.; a daughter, Rita McCabe of Spring Hill; a sister, Melvina LaBreck of Maine; 20 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Ann K. Muisener
Ann K. Muisener, 84, of Shady Hills, died Thursday, October 19, at Brooksville Health Care Center.
She was born in Hamtramack, Mich., and moved to this area 14 years ago from Marlborough, Conn. She was a homemaker and retired from Monsanto Company.
Survivors include her husband, Don; two sons, Walter Novak of Bayonet Point, and Teddy Novak of Old Saybrook, Conn.; two stepsons, Danny and Gary, both of Shady Hills; three daughters, Mary Ann Ellis of Spring Hill, Carol Gelinas of Waterford, Conn.; and Cynthia Randall of East Hampton, Conn.; five brothers, Edward Kaye of Long Meadow, Mass., Louis, Leo and Stanley Kucharski, all of Bristol, Conn., and John of Spring Hill; 21 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements by Merritt Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Felix L. Janicki
Felix L. Janicki, 78, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, October 17, at Brooksville Regional Hospital.
He was born in Lynn, Mass., and moved to this area 12 years ago from Port Richey. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and member of the Polish American Club of Lynn, and a member of St. Joan of Arc Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen of Gold Bar, Wash.; a stepson, Jack Brady of Ft. Lauderdale; a brother, Frank of Massachusetts; two sisters, Stella Gardyna and Edna, both of Lynn; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Robert S. Dick
Robert S. Dick, 74, a lifelong resident of Brooksville, died Thursday, October 19, at Brooksville Regional Hospital.
He attended Spring Hill First Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine of Brooksville; three sons, Kelvin of Tampa, Ronald of Brooksville, and Wayne Charles of Atlanta, Ga.; a brother, James of Venice; two sisters, Maud of Brooksville, and Myrtle Sistrunk of Melbourne; and two granddaughters.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes & Crematory, Brooksville Chapel.

Chester 'Chet' John Andrzejczak
Chester 'Chet' John Andrzejczak, 77, of Spring Hill, died Friday, October 20, at Hernando Hospice House.
He was born in Evanston, Ill., and moved to this area 12 years ago from Chicago, Ill. He was a retired auto mechanic and truck driver in the building materials industry, and a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Teamster Local 786; a lifetime member of VFW Post 10209; past commander of Skokie Valley Post 3854, Skokie, Ill.; past commander Polish Legion Am Vets 196 Walter Weiss Memorial Post; 12th Armored Division Association; 56th Armored Infantry; the Rhin et Danube Association; the Polish American Club of Hudson; and a former lector at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Juliana; a son, David of Itasca, Ill.; a brother, Tony Danielak of Lake Forest, Ill., a sister, Sister Jane Andrzejczak, CSSF of Brazil, S.A.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Louis A. Ferrara
Louis A. Ferrara, 87, of Spring Hill, died Thursday, October 19, at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born in New York, N.Y., and moved to this area 18 years ago from the Brnx, N.Y. He was a foreman for National and Pan Am Airlines. He was a 4th Degree life member of the Knights of Columbus, Archbishop Hughes Assembly 0691, Bronx, N.Y., and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 4841, Bronx, N.Y. He was a member of St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Anna; a son, Philip of Spring Hill; a daughter, Carol Maynard of Charleston, S.C.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Wellwood/Grace Funeral Home and Cemetery, Hudson. 

James Dewey Camden 
James Dewey Camden, 76, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, October 22, at his home.
He was born in Marion, Ill., and moved to this area eight years ago from Redford, Mich. He was a retired precision grinder for Tishken Company, and a World War II U.S. Marine Corps veteran, and a member of the Northcliffe Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Helen; a son, James E. of West Bloomfield, Mich., a sister, Sibyl Coy of Las Vegas, N.V.; a granddaughter, a grandson; and a great-grandson.
Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes, Spring Hill Chapel.

Richard H. Davis 
Richard H. Davis, 74, of Weeki Wachee, died Thursday, Otober 19, at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born in Cumberland, Md., and moved to this area six years ago from West Virginia. He was a retired photographic technologist for the U. S. Army, and received a patent for the color data Acquisition camera developed for Kodak.
Survivors include his wife, Lorrene; a stepson, Roger Lee DeVore of Atoka, Tenn.; a brother, James of Brooksville; five sisters, Dorothy Meeks of Pasadena, Md., Marion Meeks of Elkridge, Md., Carol White, Olive Derrico, and Lucille Kraus, all of Cumberland; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

Clifford I. Schneider 
Clifford I. Schneider, 79, of Spring Hill, died Saturday, October 21, at his home.
He was born in East St. Louis, Ill., and came here five years ago from Columbia, Ill. He was retired from Ford Motor Company, was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Bernice; five daughters, Patricia Jones of Madison, Ala., Joyce Gerngross of Swancea, Ill., Dianne Whitehead of Leewood, Ks., Kathy Cone of Olathe, Ks., and Theresa Staten of Kirkwood,, Mo.; a brother, Maurice of Columbia, Ill.; a sister, Dorothy Bangert of Millstadt, Ill.; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Lloyd Delmar Stinson, Sr. 
Lloyd Delmar Stinson, Sr., 75, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, October 22, at Hernando Hospice House.
He was born in Boonesville, N.C., and moved to this area seven years ago from Trenton, N.J. He was the retired owner of Capital Iron Works in New Jersey, a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, and a Methodist by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Lois; three sons, Lloyd D. Jr. of Spring Hill, Bradford L. of Tabernacle, N.J., and Dale E. of King, N.C.; a daughter, Delma J. France of Deposit, N.Y.; a sister, Frances Russell of Thomasville, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes and Crematory, Seven Hills Chapel.

Anna J. Hathaway
Anna J. Hathaway, 69, of Highpoint, Brooksville, died Saturday, October 21, at Brooksville Regional Hospital.
She was born in Harrodsburg, Ky., and moved to this area 19 years ago from Rockford, Ill. She was a retired clerical secretary and a Protestant by faith.
Survivors include her husband, Abner; a daughter, Loretta Johnson of Colonial Heights, Va.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

Alvin R. Nieradka
Alvin R. Nieradka, 59, of Spring Hill, died Sunday, October 22, at his home.
He was born in Passaic, N.J., and moved to this area eight years ago from New Hampton, N.Y. He was a farmer for 40 years and a Catholic by faith.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara; three sons, Robert and Thomas of Spring Hill, and Christopher of Hudson; a daughter, Karen Gulic of Spring Hill; and five grandchildren. 
Arrangements by Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Spring Hill.


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