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CRUSEN, MYRELL, 93, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991). She came here in 1953 from her native Grand Rapids, Mich., and was a cashier for an auto agency. She was a Protestant. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Rose DuHamel, Mount Pleasant, Mich.; a sister-in-law, Zora Allen, Bradenton; and several grandchildren. Alan R. McLeod Funeral Directors, St. Petersburg.

EIBEN, CLARA R., 93, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Dec. 12, 1991). Born in South Williamsport, Pa., she came here in 1960 from Brooklyn, N.Y., and was a bank teller with Chase Bank in New York City. Survivors include a son, Jack Fairchild, Ocala; two sisters, Stella Miller, Memphis, Tenn., and Margaret Maher, Shortsville, N.Y.; two brothers, George Eck, Utica, N.Y., and Albert Eck, Montoursville, Pa.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home, St . Petersburg.

FEDE, MARY ANNE, 58, of 8820 Gulf Blvd., St. Petersburg Beach, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital emergency room. She came here in 1980 from her native New Haven, Conn. She was a bookkeeper and attended the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle. Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Ernest; two sons, Vincent R. and Ernest F. Jr.; and a daughter, Josephine Crevello, all of St. Petersburg Beach; her mother, Angelina Cipriano, East Haven, Conn.; a brother, Gene Cipriano, Sout h Pasadena; and a grandson, Anthony Crevello Jr., St. Petersburg Beach. Thomas J. Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

FRIEND, ROSCOE ""JACK,'' 66, of Gulfport, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital. He came here in 1980 from his native Gloucester, Mass., where he was a heavy duty machinery operator for the state of Massachusetts. Survivors include his wife, Clara J.; a son, Ross, Kissimmee; a daughter, Claire Lampman; and a brother, Horace, both of Gloucester; four sisters, Virginia Flanagan, Gulfport, Nate Anthony, Providence, R.I., Catherine McKechnie and Ellen O'Malley of Gloucester; an d four grandchildren, Cody Lampman, and Joey, Nick and Kali Friend. International Chapels Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

GEIGER, GERALD, 70, of St. Petersburg, died Saturday (Dec. 14, 1991) at Bayfront Medical Center. Born in New York City, he came here in 1974 from Plattsburgh, N.Y., and was an executive director of the Clinton County (N.Y.) Association for Retarded Children. He was director of Vocational Rehabilitation and Counseling Center in St. Petersburg and was past president of the Suncoast Investment Society, Tampa. He received his bachelor of science degree from Long Island University and his master's from Hofstra University, both of Long Island. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Frances; a son, Jeffrey S., Portland, Ore.; two daughters, Diane A. Watkins and Robin D. Matson of St. Petersburg; a brother, Wynn, Sugarland, Texas; two sisters, Janet Geller, Delray Beach, and Elaine Dickholtz, Huntington, N.Y.; and three grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

JACKSON, WILLIAM A., 50, of 4919 Martin Luther King (Ninth) St. S, St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991). Born in Paris, Ky., he came here in 1984 from Los Angeles, where he was in the maintenance department at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital for 18 years. He served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was a Baptist. Survivors include six sisters, Gale Stone, Detroit, Charlene Cannedy and Pauline Jackson of St. Petersburg, Geraldine Jenkins and Judy Jamerson of Tampa, and Juanita Rushing, Des Moines, Iowa; three brothers, Kenneth, Donald and Charles Jackson, all of Tampa; and his stepmother, Louvenia Jackson, St. Petersburg. Smith Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

KING, CLARA ELIZABETH, 93, of 3850 62nd St. N, St. Petersburg, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Tyrone Medical Inn. Born in Beaver Falls, Pa., she came here in 1967 from Erie, Pa., where she was a member of the Legion of Mary. Locally, she was a member of Transfiguration Catholic Church. Survivors include four daughters, Helen E. Graves and Irene C. King of St. Petersburg, Rosemarie Wilkins, Colorado Springs, and Mary Ann Heintz, Erie; a son, William F. King; and a brother, Francis Mayer, both o f Erie; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

LIMBOCKER, GEORGE ALDEN, 88, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Humana Hospital-St. Petersburg. Born in Springfield, Ohio, he came here in 1952 from Lansing, Mich. He was chief engineer for Bayfront Medical Center until he retired in 1968 and was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Cathedral. He was a graduate of Ohio State University with a mechanical engineering degree and a member of Phi Kappa Psi national fraternity. Survivors include his wife, Lygustia; two sons, Frederick C., St. Petersburg, and George A., Valdosta, Ga.; and two grandchildren. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.

MACNER, CHESTER, 68, of Redington Shores, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at home. He was born in Poland and came here in 1976 from North Woodstock, N.H. He owned and operated the Sinbad Motel & Apartments, Redington Shores, and was a member of the Polish-American Club. Survivors include his wife, Emily; four daughters, Lucy Ochalek, Seminole, Laura Puchowicz, Redington Shores, Mary Pollard, Silver Spring, Md., and Alice Brown, Largo; a son, Stanley, Redington Shores; two sisters, Laura Koziol, Colchester, Conn., and Helen Wolczanski, Hartford, Conn.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Sanctuary Funeral Home & Garden Sanctuary Cemetery, Seminole.

McCONNELL, STEPHAN NICHOLAS, infant son of Melissa and Rick McConnell of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Shands Hospital, Gainesville. Other survivors include a sister, Heather McConnell, maternal grandmother, Teresa Plante; and paternal grandparents, Sonny and Patricia McConnell, all of St. Petersburg. Richard E. Sorensen, Gee & Sorensen Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

McDONALD, JEWEL L., 64, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at DeLuxe Care Inn. She came here in 1941 from her native Dinsmore. She was a member of Bay Point Christian Church. Survivors include her mother, Ruby J. Parker, St. Petersburg; three daughters, Marsha L. Hill, Tampa, Brenda H. Hitt, St. Petersburg Beach, and Lisa D. Hill, St. Petersburg. Christian Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

MELLISH, ALICE MAE, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Metropolitan General Hospital, Pinellas Park. She came here in 1965 from her native, Cincinnati, where she was a seamstress. Locally, she was a member of Clearview United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband of 33 years, William J.; a daughter, Virginia L. Thomas, Cincinnati; three granddaughters; and two great-granddaughters. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

NASS, CAROLINE M., 77, formerly of Neptune Drive SE, St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at Palmetto, where she moved a year ago. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., she came here in 1947 from Charlotte, Mich. She was a member of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church and Project Pups. Survivors include two daughters, Beverly Cobble, Bradenton, and Linda Hasch, Endicott, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mathews-Palms Memorial Funeral Directors, St. Petersburg.

NOWICKI, MATTHEW A., 74, St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at Humana Hospital-Northside. A native of Ansonia, Conn., he came here in 1973 from Long Island, N.Y., where he was a machinist for REF (aircraft manufacturers), now General Dynamics. He was a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Winifred; two daughters, Lorraine Favuzzi and Cherly Curti of Long Island; a sister, Helen Falkenburg, Miami; and four grandchildren. Alan R. McLeod Funeral Directors, St. Petersburg.

REES, KATHERINE LOUISE, 74, of St. Petersburg Beach, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Born in Clearfield, Pa., she was a seasonal resident since 1976 from Danbury, Conn. For 35 years she taught school in Harrison, N.Y. She was a Lutheran and a writer of poetry and music. Survivors include a companion, Gladys Montgomery, St. Petersburg Beach.

ROMANELLO, ROBERT J. SR., 81, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at St. Anthony's Hospital. Born in Lodi, N.J., he came here in 1957 from New Jersey. He was a superintendent for a milk company. He was a member of Gateway Baptist Church. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Gateway Chapter 127, St. Petersburg. Survivors include his wife, Eva; a son, Robert Jr., Gainesville; and a brother, Peter, St. Petersburg. International Chapels Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

TRUDELL, ROBERT HOWARD, 71, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at Humana Hospital-Northside. He came here in 1921 from his native Alpena, Mich., and was a painting contractor. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; a brother, Louie; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial Park Funeral Home-Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

WRAGE, WILLIAM R., 54, of Redington Beach, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at University General Hospital, Seminole. Born in Chicago, he came here in 1966 from McHenry, Ill. and was a salesman in office machinery for Olivetti Co. He was a Protestant. Survivors include his wife, Betsey; a son, Troy W., Redington Beach; two daughters, Kim Ottinger, St. Petersburg, and Kathy Wrage, Redington Beach; and a sister, Jean Houston, Couderay, Wis. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.

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ANDERSON, CHARLES R., 82, of Palm Harbor, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at Mease Hospital Countryside, Safety Harbor. He was born in Chicago and came here in 1978 from Scranton, Pa. He worked as a sales engineer at D.O. Ross-Anderson Corp. He was a member of Lutheran Church of the Palms, Palm Harbor. Survivors include his wife, Patricia H.; a son, Thomas C., Palm Harbor; a daughter, Nancy Nessler, Tarpon Springs; a sister, Vivian Basche, Fountain Hills, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

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BURKE, ALBERT J., 60, of Safety Harbor, died Saturday (Dec. 14, 1991) at home. He was born in Boston and came here in 1988 from San Francisco. He worked as a freight claims supervisor at Southern Pacific Railroad, San Francisco. Survivors include a son, Daniel, Old Saybrook, Conn.; his father, James, Boston; three sisters, Marjorie Biagiotti, Holbrook, Mass., Judith Grogan, Rosemead, Calif., and Leslie Burke, Boston; a brother, James, North Billerica, Mass.; and two grandchildren. Baty Funeral Home, Safety Harbor.

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CALIENDO, DOROTHY, 67, of Clearwater, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Mease Hospital Dunedin. She was born in Carteret, N.J., and came here in 1984 from Hialeah. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Clearwater. Survivors include her husband, Ralph; two daughters, Janis Burke, Tarpon Springs, and Maryanne White, Weehawken, N.J.; three sisters, Tillie Kwolek, Olyphant, Pa., Sophia Dover, Hampton, Va., and June Hricko, Hialeah; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Dunedin Chapel.

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CHICHESTER, IRVING F., 70, of Seminole and Conesus, N.Y., died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at University General Hospital, Seminole. He was born in Sonyea, N.Y., and had been a seasonal resident here since 1971. He worked as a model maker and machinist. He was a Catholic. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and REACT, New York. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Robert and Frederick, both of New York; two daughters, Ann VanDeVelt and Barbara Marcus, both of New York; a sister, Patricia Darron, California; and five grandchildren. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home, Seminole.

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DOANE, OWEN E., 74, of Tarpon Springs, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, Tarpon Springs. He was born in Kennebunkport, Maine, and came here in 1988 from South Portland, Maine. He worked as a salesman at Bachman Foods Inc. He was an Army veteran of World War II and received the Bronze Star. He was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church, Tarpon Springs, and American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Marguerite E.; three sons, Robert, Florida, Thomas, Massachusetts, and John, Maine; a daughter, Nancy Eller, Texas; three sisters, Beatrice McDonald, Doris Varney and Myrtle Greenlaw, all of Maine; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

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FREITAS, MANUEL G., 80, Falmouth, Mass., formerly of Largo, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Falmouth Hospital. He was born in Lowell, Mass. He came here in the 1970s from Falmouth and moved back to Falmouth this year. He worked as a paymaster for the Wood's Hole, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Transit Authority. He was a board member of Falmouth Hospital. Survivors include a daughter, Linda Sayers, Falmouth; a son, David, Brooksville; three sisters, Mary C. Alves, Lowell, Mary E. Santo s, Calumet City, Ill., and Delores Stavrakos, New Jersey; a brother, Joseph, Tewksbury, Mass; and four grandchildren. Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Homes, Falmouth, Mass.

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GACSO, JOSEPH R., 50, of Palm Harbor, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Bridgeport, Conn., and came here in 1987 from Newtown, Conn. He worked as a diesel mechanic for Vallerie Transportation Services. He was an Army veteran. He was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Tarpon Springs, and the Long Hill Volunteer Fire Department, Connecticut. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen; a daughter, Kristen Gacso, Palm Harbor; his mother, Mary Gacso, Trumbull, Conn.; and a brother, William, Fairfield, Conn. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Sylvan Abbey Chapel, Clearwater.

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HIGHLEY, FRANK A., 79, of Clearwater, died Friday (Dec. 13, 1991) at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg. He was born in Aurora, Ill., and came her in 1978 from Franklin, Mich. He was an engineer, a Protestant and a Mason. He was a member of the Society of Automobile Engineers, Academy of Model Aeronautics and Suncoast Aeromodelers. Survivors include his wife, Myrtle M.; two daughters, Jennifer Mahan, St. Petersburg, and Judith H. Meier, Norristown, Pa.; two sisters, Mildred Thacker, St. Petersburg, and Barbara H. Moore, Montgomery, Ill.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

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HUDSON, DONALD F., 74, of Largo, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Largo Medical Center Hospital. He was born in Fayette, Ind., and came here in 1988 from Tennessee. He worked as a machinist for Eaton Gear, Indiana. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Wilda I.; a stepson, Mark Raper, Madeira Beach; three stepdaughters, Connie Kuhlenbeck and Marcia McCarty, both of Richmond, Ind., and Kathy Bymaster, Hagerstown, Ind.; his mother, Rozzie Hudson, Connersville, Ind.; a brother, Edwin, Rushville, Ind.; three sisters, Loretta Yolk, Connersville, Jean Alexander, North Vernon, Ind., and Ann Jobe, Milton, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Clearwater.

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KLEINSCHMIDT, RUDOLPH FREDERICK, 87, of Palm Harbor, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at St. Mark Village, Palm Harbor. He was born in Logan, Ohio, and came here in 1968 from Buffalo, N.Y. He was a general superintendent and a vice president of A&P Grocery, Buffalo. He was a graduate of Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. He was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, Dunedin, National Guard of Ohio, Jaffa Shrine Temple, and Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a past president of the Dunedin Countr y Club. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Frances; two sons, Rudolph F. Jr., Sarasota, and Philip L., Hudson; a brother, Ralph, Seattle; a sister, Marian Thomas, Columbus; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home , Palm Harbor.

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MILHERON, GILLIAN NICOLE ""JILL,'' 10, of Clearwater, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at home. She was born in Portland, Maine, and came here in 1988 from Old Orchard Beach, Maine. She was a student at Eisenhower Elementary School, Clearwater. Survivors include her parents, Richard P. and Elizabeth K. Milheron, Clearwater; paternal grandparents, Richard and Madelyn Milheron, Gorham, Maine; maternal grandfather, John P. Davidson, Sanford, Maine; and maternal grandmother, Bettina Davidson, Patch ogue, N.Y. Rhodes Funeral Directors, Belcher Chapel, Clearwater.

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MORGAN, ALYCE C., 78, of Spring Hill, and formerly of Clearwater, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at home. She was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and lived here before moving to Spring Hill in 1983. She was a Methodist. Survivors include her husband, Thomas; a daughter, Dorean K. Pace, Stillwater, Okla.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. National Cremation and Burial Society, Brooksville.

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NEWTON, L. PIERCE, 81, of Tallahassee, formerly of Largo, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at Tallahassee Regional Medical Center. He was born in Live Oak. He owned and operated Deluxe Cleaners, Largo. He was a member of the Tallahassee Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Doris P.; two sons, William E., Tallahassee, and Robert L., Eustis; a daughter, Jo Ann Boatright, Tallahassee; a brother, LaVoy, Dade City; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Cully's Meadow Wood Funeral Home, Tallahassee.

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NORRIS, JOHN CHARLES JR., 31, of Mobile, Ala., formerly of Largo, died Thursday (Dec. 12, 1991) at home. He was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y. and moved from Largo to Mobile in 1983. He was a 1978 graduate of Largo High School. Survivors include his wife, Nancy; two sons, John C. III and Mark A., both of Mobile; his parents, John and Joyce Norris, Largo; a sister, Valerie Schaefer, Palm Harbor; a brother, David, Largo; paternal grandmother, Ethel Taber, Largo; and paternal grandmother, Eleanor Norri s, Largo. Radney Funeral Home, Mobile, Ala.

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PARKS, JOSEPH S., 86, of Clearwater, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at Country Place of Clearwater. He was born in Londonderry, Ireland, and came here in 1970 from Philadelphia. He worked as a private chauffeur. Survivors include three nephews, Henry A. Vance, Havertown, Pa., Samuel Vance and Joseph P. Vance, both of Philadelphia; and a niece, Ruth Mackey, Philadelphia. Rhodes Funeral Directors, Belcher Chapel, Clearwater.

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PINNELL, RICHARD H., 82, of Palm Harbor, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Mease Hospital Countryside, Safety Harbor. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here in 1978 from Long Island, N.Y. He worked as an electrotyper in the printing business. He was a Coast Guard veteran. He was a member of Lutheran Church of the Palms, Palm Harbor, and Highland Lakes Golf League. Survivors include his wife, Margaret F.; a daughter, Nancy S. Hussey, Dunwoody, Ga.; a son, Douglas R., Bowling Green, Ky.; and four grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

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REEVES, THELMA, 85, of Clearwater, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Mease Hospital Dunedin. She was born in Hickman, Tenn., and came here in 1971 from Allen Park, Mich. She was a homemaker and a member of the Central Church of Christ, Clearwater. Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Segedi, Riverview, Mich.; two brothers, J.C. Temple, Pontiac, Mich., and Jess Temple, Detroit; three sisters, Mamie Litton, Southgate, Mich., Morrell Ferguson, Centerville, Tenn., and Elizabeth Mendis, Dearborn, Mich .; and two grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

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REID, JOHN O., 78, of Clearwater, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Newfoundland, and came here in 1977 from Peoria, Ill. He worked as a project manager for Darin and Armstrong Co., Detroit. He was a Shriner. Survivors include his wife, Audrey; two sons, Wayne S., Linden, Mich., and Terry L., Bloomington, Ill.; three sisters, Dorothy Gingrich, Ontario, Mary Reid, Ottawa, Ontario, and Evelyn Smith, Canada; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Fort Harrison Chapel, Clearwater.

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ROSE, PERCIVAL C., 82, of Palm Harbor, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Mease Hospital Countryside, Safety Harbor. He was born in Jamaica and came here this year from Long Island, N.Y. He worked as an electrician and was a Seventh-day Adventist. Survivors include his wife, Pauline A., Largo; a son, Trevor A., Largo; two daughters, Sonia E. Rose, Largo, and Aldyth A. Marshall, Palm Harbor; and three grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Dunedin Chapel.

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SANFORD, STELLA MAE, 96, of Dunedin, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Palm Garden of Clearwater. She was born in Lancaster, Pa., and came here in 1955 from Oak Park, Ill. She worked as a secretary at the U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. She attended the Kirk of Dunedin and was a member of the Dunedin Country Club. She was a past secretary and treasurer of the Dunedin Shuffleboard Club and a past treasurer of the Dunedin Garden Club. Survivors include a niece, Betty Schneider, Gary, Ind.; and three nephews, Robert Kramer, LaGrange, Ill., William Kramer, Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Charley Bohn, Marshfield, Vt. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Dunedin Chapel.

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STEGER, ROBERT DANIEL, 57, of Arcadia, formerly of Clearwater, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at DeSoto Manor Nursing Home, Arcadia. He was born in Jacksonville, and came here from West Palm Beach. He moved to Arcadia in 1987 from Clearwater. He worked as an aeronautical research engineer at Lockheed Corp., San Jose, Calif., and Pratt & Whitney Corp., West Palm Beach. He also owned several night clubs in San Francisco. He was a graduate of St. Petersburg High School and the University of Florida . Survivors include a son, Mark D., Riviera Beach; a daughter, Tamara Steger, Syracuse; and a brother, William F., Reisterstown, Md. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

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STENGER, RALPH E., 67, of Oldsmar, died Saturday (Dec. 14, 1991) at Humana Hospital-Northside, St. Petersburg. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y., and came here in 1986 from Brooklyn, N.Y. He worked as a social security claims clerk in Queens. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include three brothers, Kenneth, Massapequa Park, N.Y., Frank, Brunswick, N.J., and James, Amityville, N.Y. National Cremation Society, Clearwater.

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SULLIVAN, LUDIE E., 70, of Hudson, and formerly of Largo, died Sunday (Dec. 15, 1991) at HCA New Port Richey Hospital. She was born in Conway, S.C., and lived here before moving to Hudson in 1973. She was a member of the Church of Spring Hill. Survivors include her husband, Daniel; a son, Victor, Leesburg; two daughters, Linda Tyson, York, Pa., and Rebecca Smith, Hudson; two brothers, J. W. Granger, Raleigh, N.C., and Gene Willoughby, California; two sisters, Myrtle Stewart, Seffner, and Ruby Smith, Largo; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Turner Funeral Home, Spring Hill.

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THOMPSON, FREIDA E., 83, of Clearwater, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Humana Hospital-Northside, St. Petersburg. She was born in Erie, Pa., and came here in 1955 from Oil City, Pa. She worked as a school lunchroom manager. Her memberships included Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Largo, Ladies Oriental Shrine, Tahuti Court, Lollipop Patrol Masonic Drill Team, White Shrine and Sons of Norway, all in St. Petersburg. She was a past president of the National School Lunchroom Association, Pinellas County. Survivors include a son, Harold Lee Helscel, Clearwater; a sister, Sandy Berski, Erie; a granddaughter, Staci O. Elvis, Largo; two stepgrandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

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URQUHART, MAY W., 85, of Dunedin, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at home. She was born in Boston and came here in 1973 from Warwick, R.I. She worked as a dental assistant. She was a member of Hope Circle Phillips Memorial Church, Cranston, R.I. Survivors include two sons, Richard S., Warwick, and Donald M., Southington, Conn.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Dunedin Chapel.

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WESTPHAL, HAROLD W., 94, of Dunedin, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at Mease Hospital Dunedin. He came here in 1960 from his native Buffalo, N.Y. He worked as an accounting office manager for Mobil Oil Co., Buffalo. He was a member of the Church of the Good Samaritan, Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa Consistory, Top of the World Lawn Bowling Club and Dunedin Historical Society. Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Bessie; a sister, Irma Dworak, Buffalo; several nieces and nephews. National Cremation Society, Clearwater.

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WILSON, SAMUEL WILLIAM, 84, of Belleair, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. He was born in Deal Island, Md., and came here in 1973 from Washington, D.C. He was a career naval officer retiring as a captain. He was a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Clearwater, the Belleair Country Club and Alpha Tau Omega. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Marie H.; two daughters, Nena Graden, Palm Harbor, and Marilyn Wilson-Saxlehner, Key Largo; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Hubbell Funeral Home, Belleair Bluffs.

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WOOD, WALTER E., 85, of Largo, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at home. He came here in 1968 from his native Troy, N.Y. He owned a restaurant in Troy. He was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church, Largo. Survivors include a daughter, Judy G. Wood, Largo; two brothers, Art, North Carolina, and Bill, Troy; and four sisters, Martha Kennedy, Marge Wilson, and Dorothy Carmen, all of Albany, N.Y., and Helen Gallagher, Troy. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.

BOOTH, RUTH W., 78, of Palm Harbor, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at St. Mark Village, Palm Harbor. She was born in Cleveland and came here in 1964 from Bay Village, Ohio. She was a homemaker and a member of Palm Harbor United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, John L.; a son, James, Westlake, Ohio; a daughter, Diane Alberts, Medina, Ohio; and five grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

CLINE, ZENNITH M., 77, of Largo, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. She was born in Bedford, Ind., and came here in 1977 from Bargersville, Ind. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Christian Church of Largo. Survivors include her husband, Robert; a son, Robert, Melbourne; two daughters, Rita Hanson, Savage, Minn., and Judy VanSchoyak, South Bend, Ind.; a brother, Franklin Brown, Bedford; two sisters, Ruby Bough, Carmel, Ind., and Ruth Taylor, Bloomington , Ind.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home, Seminole.

CORSO, JACK, 75, of Oldsmar, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Mease Hospital Dunedin. He was born in Chicago and came here in 1978 from Melrose Park, Ill. He worked as an electrical contractor. He also worked for the Melrose Park Police Department. He was a member of Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, Safety Harbor, Moose Lodge 1030, Clearwater, and Melrose Park Kiwanis. Survivors include his wife, Blanche L.; a son, Anthony, Lincolnshire, Ill.; a sister, Nina Bastien, Berwyn, Ill.; and tw o grandsons. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

DUNN, ALYSSA NICOLE, 1 year 11 months, of Seminole, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg. She was born in St. Petersburg. Survivors include her parents, Allan and Cynthia Dunn, Seminole; a brother, Zachary Dunn, Seminole; paternal grandmother, Jean Dunn, St. Petersburg; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Smith, St. Petersburg; three aunts, including Mary Dunn, St. Petersburg; and an uncle. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

GERACI, CHARLES F., 85, of Palm Harbor, died Thursday (Dec. 5, 1991) at home. He came here in 1937 from his native Cincinnati. He was an orange grove owner, a produce shipper and a commercial pilot. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, Cincinnati, Retired Officers Association, P-47 Pilots Ltd. and OX5 Aviation Pioneers. Survivors include a daughter, Grace Nola, Huntsville, Ala.; two sons, John F., St. Louis, and Charles A., Palm Harbo r; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Vorhis Funeral Home, Norwood, Ohio.

HARRIS, RUBIN ""SPUD,'' 65, of Dunedin, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Bay Pointe Nursing Pavilion, St. Petersburg. He was born in Dunedin. He was an Army veteran of World War II and member of St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church, Clearwater. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Bertha and Randolph Courtney, Dunedin; a brother, Charlie, St. Petersburg; and a sister, Ruth Niblack, St. Petersburg. Sanchez & Son Funeral Directors, St. Petersburg.

HENDERSON, PAUL BURNETTE, 37, of Dunedin, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at home. He was born in Clearwater and was a lifelong resident of Pinellas County. He worked in the real estate business. He was a 1972 graduate of Tarpon Springs High School and a 1983 graduate of the University of South Florida. He received a doctorate from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa. He was a member of the Clearwater Board of Realtors. Survivors include his mother, Doris Hiles, Tarpon Springs; two brothers, Kenneth Henderson, Tarpon Springs, and Glenn Osoling, Dunedin; a stepbrother, Martin Hiles, Clearwater; two sisters, Karen Henderson and Kim Collum, both of Dunedin; a stepsister, Jackie Bacon, North Carolina; a grandmother, Pearl Lipsey, Ozona; and several niec es and nephews. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

KARL, CHARLES H., 86, of Tarpon Springs, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at Mease Hospital Dunedin. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, and came here last year from Carlsbad, Calif. He was a manufacturer's representative for Dritz and Scovill Co. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 355, Hollywood, Calif., Almalaikah Shrine and High Twelve Club, both in Glendale, Calif., and Los Angeles Breakfast Club. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; three sons, Lynn Resley, McKinney, Texas, David Resley, Walnut, Calif., and Allan Resley, Temple City, Calif.; two daughters, Melissa Constantine, Kissimmee, and Linda Quade, Flatwoods, Ky.; and 11 grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Holiday.

KLEINSCHMIDT, RUDOLPH FREDERICK, 87, of Palm Harbor, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at St. Mark Village, Palm Harbor. He was born in Logan, Ohio, and came here in 1968 from Buffalo, N.Y. He was a general superintendent and a vice president of A&P Grocery, New York. He was a graduate of Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. He was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, Dunedin, National Guard of Ohio, Jaffa Shrine Temple and Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a past president of the Dunedin Country Club. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Frances; two sons, Rudolph F. Jr., Sarasota, and Philip L., Hudson, Ohio; a brother, Ralph, Seattle; a sister, Marian Thomas, Columbus; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor.

LANGOS, MATILDA R., 87, of Palm Harbor, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Mease Hospital Countryside, Safety Harbor. She was born in Alliance, Ohio, and came here in 1985 from Chicago. She worked as a bookkeeper for Langson Manufacturing Co. She was a member of Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, Safety Harbor. Survivors include a sister, Margaret Sebald, Palm Harbor. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Sylvan Abbey Chapel, Clearwater.

ODIORNE, MARY LANE, 79, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. She was born in Tampa and came here in 1969 from Bradenton. She worked as a division manager for General Telephone Co., Bradenton. She was a member of Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church and its women's group, Clearwater, Hillcrest Garden Club, Clearwater, and Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Survivors include a son, George H., Brandon; a daughter, Marilane Foley, Ingomar, Pa.; a brother, Julian B. Lane, Tampa; a sister, Rhoda Lane McMullen, Clearwater; several nieces and nephews; and seven grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

PROULX, ROLAND ROBERT, 51, of Seminole, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at home. He came here in 1960 from his native Auburn, Maine. He owned two Mantrap salons in Pinellas County and Roland's Barbershop in St. Petersburg. He attended Blessed Sacrament Church, Seminole, and was a member of the Seminole Chamber of Commerce. Survivors include his wife, Carole; a son, Robert, Seminole; two daughters, Rolande Krehbiel and Nina Marie Proulx, both of Seminole; a brother, Jean, Jacksonville; and two sisters, Delores Poor, Seattle, and Lorraine Jones, Glendale, Ariz. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

PROULX, ROLAND ROBERT, 51, of Seminole, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at home. He came here in 1960 from his native Auburn, Maine. He owned two Mantrap salons in Pinellas County and Roland's Barbershop in St. Petersburg. He attended Blessed Sacrament Church, Seminole, and was a member of the Seminole Chamber of Commerce. Survivors include his wife, Carole; a son, Robert, Seminole; two daughters, Rolande Krehbiel and Nina Marie Proulx, both of Seminole; a brother, Jean, Jacksonville; and two sisters, Delores Poor, Seattle, and Lorraine Jones, Glendale, Ariz. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

RAPP, LUBA S., 79, of New Port Richey and formerly of Clearwater, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at HCA New Port Richey Hospital. Born in Russia, she moved to New Port Richey in 1977. She was a Catholic. There are no known survivors. Morgan Funeral Home, New Port Richey.

ROBERTS, INEZ O., 75, of Dunedin, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at Dunedin Care Center. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here in 1972 from Madison, N.J. She was a member of Union Street Methodist Church, Clearwater. Survivors include three cousins. Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater.

SAMPSON, JAMES M. ""JIM,'' 54, of Clearwater, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Largo Medical Center Hospital. He was born in Vandalia, Ill., and came here in 1972 from Shelbyville, Ill. He worked as a meat department manager for Kash n' Karry in Largo and Clearwater. He was a Navy veteran and a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Largo. Survivors include his wife, Jennie; a son, James M. Jr., Shelbyville; three daughters, Mitzi Lynn Cooper and Terri Dawn Sampson, both of Shelbyville, and Cheri Jean Patton, Jacksonville; five brothers, Darrell Sampson, Conyers, Ga., Denver Sampson, Ramsey, Ill., Dennis Sampson, Vernon, Ill., James Zeke Sampson, Pensacola, and Raymond Carey, Sherman, Ill.; two sisters, Doris Cunningham, Ma con, Ill.; and Jeannie Harper, California; and eight grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

SHEEHAN, MARGUERITE LEWIS, 83, of Clearwater, died Thursday (Dec. 19, 1991) at home. She was born in Missouri and came here in 1956 from Cleveland. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church and Republican Women's Club, both in Clearwater. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Marguerite Zepp, Belleair Bluffs; a granddaughter, Barbara McDaniel, Toledo, Ohio; and three great-grandchildren. Moss-Feaster Funeral Home, Belcher Road Chapel, Clearwater.

SKEHAN, BERNICE D., 83, of Largo, died Thursday (Dec. 19, 1991) at Sun Coast Hospital, Largo. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came here many years ago from Connecticut. She was a director of nurses education at Yale University, New Haven, Conn. She was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Clearwater. Moss-Feaster Funeral Homes, Serenity Gardens Chapel, Largo.

TEDFORD, ARLINE TRONDLE ""SUE,'' 64, of Seminole, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at home. She was born in Hollis, N.Y., and came here in 1977 from Port Washington, N.Y. She was a Methodist. Survivors include her husband, Robert E.; two daughters, Hollace Shore, Milford, Conn., and JoAnne Gunther, Germany; four stepsons, Robert E. Tedford Jr. and Cory Tedford, both of San Diego, Scott Tedford, Franklin, N.H., and Jonathan Tedford, Seminole; and six grandchildren. Raymond M. Hook & Son Funeral Home , Seminole.

SOUTH PINELLAS

BRADLEY, JULIUS A. of 2165 22nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Pass-a-Grille Beach and was a former teacher at Gibbs High School, Union Academy, Tarpon Springs, and Sixteenth Street Junior High School. He lived in Philadelphia, from 1958 to 1987 and was a World War II Marine Corps veteran. He was a member of Bethel Metropolitan Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Helen; a son, Rudolph, St. Petersburg; six daughters, Jacquelyn B. Wallace, Rosalyn B. Hunter, and Faye S. Burston, all of St. Petersburg, Mary Bradley, Tampa, Cynthia McPier, Augusta, Ga., and Crystal McFadden, Fort Polk, La.; two sisters, Lucille Bradley, St. Petersburg, and Willie Mae Lewis, Philadelphia; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

CHOQUETTE, HELEN V., 74, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Edward White Hospital. She came here in 1956 from her native North Adams, Mass. She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle and a former member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Al; a son, Robert A., and two daughters, Joan M. Choquette and Mary J. McGrady, all of St. Petersburg; a brother, Jerry Ronan, North Adams; and four grandchildren. Thomas J. Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

CLAYTON, MELVIN, 70, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at Humana Hospital-Northside. He came here in 1985 from his native Cincinnati where he was a press operator for 42 years at Formica Co. He was member of Great Lodge, F&AM, E. T. Carson Lodge, Cincinnati, and Scottish Rite, Valley of Cincinnati Consistory. A World War II Army veteran, he was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars 4256, Madeira Beach. Survivors include his wife, Zella; two daughters, Diane Bundy and Sharon Clayton, both of Cincinnati; a stepdaughter, Linda Pilote, St. Simons Island, Ga.; a stepson, Leslie Hayes, Cincinnati; a brother, Donald, Hawaii; and three grandchildren. International Chapels Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.

DUNATHAN, MADALE LAURE, 86, of St. Petersburg Beach, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital. She came here in 1967 from her native Shelby, Ohio. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Jeanne L. Harrington, Worthington, Ohio; five sons, John E., Orlando, James R., Oakland, Calif., Jay P., Carmel, Ind., Robert A., St. Petersburg Beach, and David L., Palm Bay; a sister, Maxine Giller, Shelby; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Abbey Parklawn McC ullough Funeral Home, Dunedin.

HAMANN, MARTHA, 86, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Edward White Hospital. She was born in Germany and came here in 1975 from New York City, where she owned and operated a deli for 30 years. Survivors include a nephew, Gerd Beyer, New Jersey; and two nieces, Margrid Brendel and Elke Meier, both of Germany. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

HART, WILLIAM F., 65, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Dec. 19, 1991) at home. He was born in Flint, Mich., and came here in 1946 from Detroit. He was an electrical engineer. Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean; two daughters, Tammy S. Hart, St. Petersburg, and Sheran Szczecina, Orange Park; a son, William F. Jr., Winter Haven; a sister, Rita Crowley, Pulaski, N.Y.; a brother, John, Romeo, Mich; his stepmother, Catherine Hart; Holiday; and three grandchildren. Memorial Park Funeral Home-Cemetery, St. Petersburg.

HODGE, THOMAS, 84, of Pinellas Park, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at home. Born in Long Island, N.Y., he came here in 1963 from Pottstown, Pa., where he was a mechanical engineer and a life member of the Elks Lodge. He was a graduate of Rutgers University. Survivors include his wife, Hedwig; and three brothers, William and Ralph of St. Petersburg, and Howard, Largo. Woodlawn Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

JACOBS, MARIE, 89, of Gulfport, died Thursday (Dec. 19, 1991) at Pasadena Manor. She came here in 1973 from her native Catskill, N.Y., where she was owner of a dress shop. She was Jewish. Survivors include a son, Edwin, Shaker Heights, Ohio; a brother, Dr. Robert Richman, Daytona Beach; a sister, Dorothy Laven, Boca Raton; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. All Faiths Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

KALEEL, EDWARD FRANCIS, 75, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at St. Anthony's Hospital. He was born in Torrington, Conn., and lived here in the 1930s. He returned here in 1945 from Connecticut after serving in the Army during World War II, including Guadalcanal. He attended Stetson University, DeLand, and was the president of Southern Transfer & Storage Co., St. Petersburg, for 33 years, retiring in 1978. He was a member of St. Petersburg Yacht Club and a life member of Optimist International. He attended St. Luke's United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Margaret F.; two sons, Edward F., Largo, and John R., Redington Shores; a brother, Luke R., St. Petersburg; two sisters, Delia Keywan, Quincy, Mass., and Martha Johnson, Torrington; and a granddaughter, Kristin Kaleel, Largo. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

KOLLER, ANNA RUTH, 92, of 7101 M. L. King (Ninth) St. N, St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at The Abbey Nursing Home. She was born in Connellsville, Pa., and came here from Pittsburgh, where she was a registered nurse at the Veterans Hospital. She was a member of Suncoast Cathedral. Survivors include several nieces and nephews, including Louine Zelt, St. Petersburg. Alan R. McLeod Funeral Directors, St. Petersburg.

LAKOSIL, JOHN, 80, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Czechoslovakia and came here in 1970 from Riverside, Ill. He was a self-employed painting contractor. He was a member of the Czechoslovakian Society of America and Czechoslovakian Club. Survivors include a son, John G., Riverside; two brothers, Frank, St. Petersburg, and Jerry, Arizona; and two grandchildren. David C. Gross Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

LEHTONEN, VICTOR JR., 70, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at home. He was born in New York City and came here in 1975 from Canajoharie, N.Y., where he was an administrative engineer for R. J. Reynolds Co. for 40 years. A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Madeira Beach, and Lifesavers Twenty-five Year Club. Survivors include his wife of 10 years, June; two sons, Jon Lehtonen, New Jersey, and Thomas Parlo, New York; three daughters, Diane Kirschner, Seminole, Vanessa Beckman, St. Petersburg Beach, and Velaina Allison, Weeki Wachee; a brother, Arthur, and a sister, Sylvia, both of New York; and three grandchildren. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

LEWIS, WALTER G., 85, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at home. He was born in Philadelphia and came here in 1989 from the Beverly-Edgewater Park area, N.J. He was an architect. He was a member of Beverly Presbyterian Church, Beverly. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

LIEPSHUTZ, NELLIE M., 92, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday (Dec. 17, 1991) at St. Anthony's Hospital. She was born in Fishs Eddy, N.Y., and came here in 1957 from Germantown, N.Y. Survivors include a son, Warren M., St. Petersburg; a daughter, Rhuda Leipshutz, St. Petersburg; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

MORGAN, EDWARD T., 73, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Dec. 19, 1991) at Swanholm Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Detroit and came here in 1973 from Michigan. He was a mechanical engineer for Chrysler Corp., Detroit, for 24 years and a life member of Roseville Masonic Lodge, Roseville, Mich. He was a member of Northside United Methodist Church. Survivors include three sons, Richard and Jerry, both of Detroit, and Jimmy, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.; three daughters, Barbara Drogosh, Patricia Vlad, and Joyce Loomis, all of Detroit; two brothers, Daniel F. Morgan, St. Petersburg, and Jack Morgan, Harrison, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.

MOSESSON, M. ROBERT ""BOB,'' 79, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Dec. 19, 1991) at HCA Largo Medical Center. He was born in Hartford, Conn., and came here in 1988 from Cromwell, Conn. He was an assistant office manager for an ambulance company. He was Jewish. Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Dorothy C.; two sons, Larry, California, and David, Anaheim, Calif.; two daughters, Ruth Ann Parent, New York, and Barbara Ralston, West Hartford, Conn.; and seven grandchildren. All Faiths Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

REITZ, LYNN HAVENER, 40, of Arvada, Colo., since 1989 and formerly of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Dec. 11, 1991) in Arvada, where she was a probation officer for the state of Colorado. A native of St. Petersburg, she was a 1969 graduate of Dixie Hollins High School, and received a psychology degree from the University of South Florida. She worked for Operation Par, a drug counseling and rehabilitation program, for six years. She then worked as a gemologist and was co-owner of Marquise Jewe lry Store in Dolphin Village, St. Petersburg Beach. Survivors include her husband, Donald D.; two sisters, Pauline Killinger and Cassandra Kline, a niece, Cherie Killinger, and a nephew, Elwin Cline, all of St. Petersburg; and her maternal grandmother, A lta Pope, Live Oak. The Monarch Society, Denver.

RILLING, MARGARET, 80, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Dec. 19, 1991) at Swanholm Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Perth Amboy, N.J., and came here in 1954 from New York City. She was a Catholic. Survivors include two brothers, Henry Hockl, Seminole, and Edward Hockl, St. Petersburg. Alan R. McLeod Funeral Directors, St. Petersburg.

SCHMIDT, JOHN E., 62, of Bay Pines, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Irvington, N.J., and was a seasonal resident here for several years from Newark, N.J., where he retired as a painter in the construction business. He was an Army veteran. He was a Presbyterian. Survivors include two sons, Jay, Winter Park, and John, New Jersey; a daughter, Carolyn Schmidt, Maitland; and two grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home, Seminole.

SHAW, ALBERTA J., 94, of 493 Jordan Park, St. Petersburg, died Thursday (Dec. 19, 1991) at Bayfront Medical Center. She was born in Madison and came here in 1932 from Tampa. She was a member of Bethel Community Baptist Church and its Home Mission Society. Survivors include three nieces, Ruth Jordan, Carolyn Jones, and Doris J. Snead, all of St. Petersburg; and three nephews, Louis Jones and Craig Jordan, both of St. Petersburg, and David J. Davidson, Atlanta. Creal Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

VANICKY, MARY BERNADINE, 84, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Swanholm Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Torrington, Conn., and came here in 1975 from Newington, Conn. She was a member of Rainbow Division Veterans Auxiliary, St. Petersburg, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Torrington. She belonged to Church of the Transfiguration and its Ladies Guild. Survivors include her husband, John; a niece; and two nephews. R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.

VOSS, GERALD ""PETE,'' 75, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (Dec. 16, 1991) at VA Medical Center at Bay Pines. He was born in Salem, Mo., and came here in 1966 from from Fort Lauderdale. He was a residential/commercial painter. He was a Protestant. An Army Air Forces veteran, he served in Europe during World War II and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars 10163, Margate. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Joan Manley, Coral Springs; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Raymond M. Hook & Son Funeral Home, Seminole.

WORTHINGTON, GEORGE M., 90, of St. Petersburg, died Wednesday (Dec. 18, 1991) at Humana Hospital-St. Petersburg. He was born Pennsylvania and came here in 1967 from Philadelphia, where he was a bus driver. He was a Protestant. Survivors include his wife, Lydia A.; two daughters, Nancy Vengoechea, St. Petersburg Beach, and Patricia W. Stopper, Philadelphia; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. National Cremation Society, St. Petersburg.


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