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PAHL, Helen
HOLLY HILL, FLORIDA: Helen G. Pahl, 84, died January 18, 1992 at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach. She was born in Milwaukee. She attended Northwestern University in Champaign, IL, and was a former resident of Bloomfield Hills, MI. She enjoyed traveling and playing bridge. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret P. Daniel of Edgewater; a son-in-law, Norman Daniel; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Baldwin-Hughey Funeral Home.

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PAGE, Elex
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Elex Page, 39, died May 16, 1950 in Marianna. He was survived by his wife, Alice Page; a son, Robert Doyle; a daughter, Luverne; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Page; three brothers, James, Bill and John; and two sisters, Mrs. Mildred Thornton and Mrs. Jennie Reeder. Services were held at the Chipley Assembly of God. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery by Blackburn Funeral Home.

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PALIN, Mary
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Mary D. Palin, 91, died December 14, 1973. She was a native of Scotland. She had previously lived in Massachusetts, and had been a St. Petersburg area resident for 30 years. Survivors include a niece, Dorothy Daly of Dublin, Ireland; and her friends. Christian Science services were held at the Palms Memorial.

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PALMER, Ada
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Ada Dewey Palmer, 69, died November 29, 1954. She was a Christian Science practitioner. She had moved to the Miami area from Jacksonville in 1940. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Davison of North Miami and Nancy Strozier of Buenos Aires, Argentina; and 6 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Lithgow Funeral Home.

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PALMES, William
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: William R. Palmes, 79, died February 2, 1979. He was born in Biloxi, MS. He was a retired podiatrist, and came to Clearwater 35 years earlier from Tampa. He was a Mason and a member of the Elks Lodge. Survivors include two daughters, Billie Cooke and Beverly Ivins, both of Clearwater; two sisters, Jenny Jamerson and Vivian Palmes, both of Tampa; 4 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Moss Funeral Home Fort Harrison Chapel.

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PARISH, Rodney
TAMPA, FLORIDA: Rodney Parish, 17, died August 22, 1978 in Tampa. Survivors include his father, Nelse B. Parish of Kanah, UT; a brother, Wade Parish of San Jose, CA; a sister, Wanda Parish of Jacksonville; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Ray Millett of Kanah, UT; and his maternal grandfather, Mr. N.L. "Bud" Long, Sr. of Chipley, FL. Interment was at the Poplar Head Church Cemetery under the direction of Blackburn-Wachob Funeral Home.

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PARKER, Frank
OCALA, FLORIDA: Frank J. Parker, 49, died November 20, 1977 at Munroe Memorial Hospital. He was a carpenter and a lifelong Ocala resident. Survivors include his father, Hamock Mosby of Ocala; a sister, Naomi Pearson of Gainesville; and a brother, Edmond Smiley of Ocala. Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Cunningham Funeral Home.

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PARKER, Ruby
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Ruby J. Parker, 94, died August 16, 2002 at the Carrington Place Convalescent Center. She was born July 4, 1908. She was a longtime seamstress at the Amin Beder Co., and was of the Baptist faith. She had lived in the St. Petersburg area since 1925, and was from Monroe, NC. Survivors include a sister, Ottis T. Cowart of Metter, GA; 3 granddaughters; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Hebron Cemetery in Garfield, GA with arrangements by E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home and Wood Funeral Home.

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PARRY, Maude
CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA: Maude Peacock Parry, 37, died April 17, 1948 at her residence. She was born August 9, 1910. She had formerly lived in Tampa, FL. Survivors include her husband, William C. Parry; two sons, Charles and William; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George M. Peacock; a sister, Myra Peacock; and four brothers, William L., Robert L., Alfred E., and John E. Services were held at Flagler Chapel. Interment was at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park in Tampa.

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PARSONS, Mary
CALLAWAY, FLORIDA: Mary Ruth Parsons, 52, died in January of 1969. She was a Presbyterian and a former resident of Bluefield, WV. Survivors include her husband, Fred Parsons; three daughters, Rita Parsons, Donna Moore, and Judy Martin; a son, Freddie Parsons; and a sister, Pauline Carty. Burial was in Bluefield, WV with arrangements by Smith Funeral Home.

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PASSLEY, Mary
TAMPA, FLORIDA: Mary M. Passley died June 25, 2007 at the Melech Hospice House. She was born April 25, 1955. She was a native of Kingston, Jamaica. She worked as a customer service manager for Winn-Dixie. She had been living in Tampa for 11 years, and was a former resident of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She attended the First Baptist Church of Progress Village, and had attended the Berean Church Of God in Manitoba. Survivors include her children, Farah, Nardia, and Omar; her mother, Merline Williams; three sisters, Janet, Sharon, and Sandra; three brothers, Peter, Michael and Harold; 5 grandchildren; her aunts and uncles; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends, including a close friend, Clifford. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Progress Village. Interment was at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery by Wilson Funeral Home.

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PATE, Walter
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Walter L. Pate, 36, died in July of 1943 in Dothan, AL. Survivors include his wife, Ethel Pate; three children, Louie, Louise and Billie; his mother, Mrs. Fannie Pate; three sisters, Mrs. Homer Pippin, Mrs. Laffy Bass, and Mrs. Oliver Tate; and a brother, Earl Pate. Services were held at the Shady Grove Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Blackburn Funeral Home.

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PATISSE, Dianne
MARGATE, FLORIDA: Dianne Paulette Patisse, 58, died October 9, 2009. She was an artist. Survivors include two sisters, Melodie Venturi and Harlane Chase. Arrangements were handled by Boyd-Panciera Family Funeral Care, Hollywood Boulevard Chapel.

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PATTISON, Harold B., Sr.
LARGO, FLORIDA: Harold Bertram Pattison, Sr., 74, died April 7, 1985. He was born in Brooklyn, NY. He was a former resident of Maywood, NJ, and came to the Largo area in 1979. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Pattison; a son, Harold B. Pattison, Jr. of Hershey, PA; a sister, Florence Woike of St. Davids, PA; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Arrangements were handled by the National Cremation Society.

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PEASE, Mattie
TAMPA, FLORIDA: Mattie Mae Pease, 67, died August 16, 1959. She was born August 2, 1892. Interment was at Seffner Cemetery under the direction of Duval Funeral Home.

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PEED, Donna
PALM COAST, FLORIDA: Donna Jean Peed died February 7, 2010. She was born August 14, 1927 to Edward and Florence Dorshel. She is survived by her husband, Thomas H. Peed; and a sister, Ida Spadaro of Liverpool, NY. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two husbands, Clayton Martindale and Karl Duval. Interment was at Glen Haven Memorial Park under the direction of Lohman Funeral Home.

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PELHAM, Josie
GRACEVILLE, FLORIDA: Josie M. Pelham, 96, died February 8, 1990 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL. Survivors include a daughter, Lorene Barker of Graceville; a son, Patrick Pelham, Sr. of Graceville; a brother, C.W. Miller; a sister, Esther Stewart; 4 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Pat Pelham. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Graceville. Interment was at Marvin Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by James and Lipford Funeral Home.

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PELHAM, Lloyd M., Sr.
TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA: Lloyd M. Pelham, Sr., 82, died July 29, 1981. He was a native of Geneva County, AL. He had formerly lived in Fadette, AL and Chipley, FL. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Virginia Arnold of Port St. Joe; five sons, Bill Pelham of Gainesville, Howard Pelham of Mobile, AL, Reginald Pelham of Alaska, and H.L. Pelham and L.M. Pelham, Jr., both of Titusville; a brother, Rev. Vester Pelham of Slocomb, AL; two sisters, Mrs. O.G. Fears of Cottonwood, AL and Mrs. E.G. Howell of Bascom; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Interment was at New Hope Cemetery by Blackburn-Wachob Funeral Home.

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PENDER, Jessie
BALDWIN, FLORIDA: Jessie Pender died June 12, 1971. He was born June 7, 1890. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. Burial was at Piney Grove Cemetery.

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PENNINGTON, Robert L.
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Robert Lamar Pennington, 7, died February 17, 1944 at his home. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Pennington; and a brother, Virgil L. Pennington. Services were held at Union Hill Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Blackburn Funeral Home.

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PENNY, Myrtle
SOUTHPORT, FLORIDA: Myrtle Lue Penny, 63, died December 12, 1973. She was born March 21, 1910. She was a member of the Southport Assembly of God. Survivors include five sons, Glenn Penny, William Penny, Johnny Penny, Jackie Penny, and Donald Penny; five daughters, Ann Walsingham, Doris L. Tatum, Edna Tatum, Ruthie Miller, and Linda Davis; a sister, Lucille Sapp; 22 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Southport Assembly of God. Interment was at the Southport Community Cemetery by Southerland Funeral Home.

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PERCIVAL, Jimmie
FORT WALTON BEACH, FLORIDA: Jimmie D. "Jim" Percival died March 19, 2008 in Fort Walton Beach. He was born June 18, 1928 in Cherokee, OK to Linnie and Wyoma Percival. He held a master's degree from Jacksonville State University in Alabama. He retired from the U.S. Army with 22 years of service, and had also worked at the United Cerebral Palsy Center. He was a former 25-year resident of Anniston, AL. He was a member of the JSU Alumni Association, the VFW, the American Legion, the DAV, the Paralyzed Veterans Association, the American Diabetes Association, and Wesley Chapel UMC. Survivors include his wife, Peggy; two sons, Geoffrey (Lisa) Percival of Lincoln, AL, and Gregory (Stephanie) Percival of Colman, TX; a grandson; and 3 step-granddaughters. Interment of cremains was at Barrancas National Cemetery under the direction of McLaughlin Mortuary.

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PEREZ, Clara
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Clara Perez, 95, died February 25, 1979. She was a Florida native. She had lived in Miami for over 45 years, and formerly lived in Key West. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Angela M. Borges; two sons, Jose Armando and Jerry Perez; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Juan Bosco Catholic Church. Interment was at Vista Memorial Park under the direction of Ahern-Plummer Funeral Home.

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PEREZ, Rudolfo
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA: Rudolfo V. Perez, 26, died May 19, 1981 in Gainesville. He was born in Mathis, TX. He was a farmer and a former resident of Bradenton, where he attended Missionary Assembly of God. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonides Perez of Bradenton; five sisters, Leonara Avalos, and Hilda, Eva, Elizabeth and Hermina Perez, all of Bradenton; six brothers, Leonides, Eli, Martin, Edward, Faustino and Joel Perez, all of Bradenton; his paternal grandmother, Juanita Perez of Bradenton; and his maternal grandmother, Rose Jiminez of Mexico. Interment was at Manasota Memorial Park by Bayshore Funeral Home.

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PERNA, Doris
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: Doris Rickards Perna, 81, died September 24, 2008 at her residence. She was born December 31, 1926 in Carrabelle, FL to Maggie and Melvin Rickards. She was a member of Gospel Assembly Church, and was very fond of her dogs, Nana and Sugarbear. Survivors include four children, Carmiah Bryant (Paul), Doris L. Cameron (Jim), George J. Perna, Jr. (Elke), and Debra Barron (Toney), all of Panama City; a sister, Beatrice Bramton (Lee Roy) of Panama City; a brother, Clarence Rickards (Winifred) of Carrabelle; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, George J. Perna, Sr.; a son, Carmine Perna; her parents; and two brothers, Lewis Rickards and Melvin Rickards. Services were held at Gospel Assembly Church. Burial was at the Carrabelle Cemetery under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

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PERNICONE, Rosario
PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA: Rosario J. Pernicone, 72, died October 27, 1994. He was born January 20, 1922 in Newark, NJ. He was a retired pharmacist, and a member of the Sons of Italy. He relocated to Port Charlotte 15 years earlier from Mechanicsburg, PA. He is survived by his wife, Anna; a son, Richard of Nunda, NY; a daughter, Barbara A. Mowry of Ohio; a sister, Mary of Boca Raton; 9 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Inurnment was at Restlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home.

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PERRY, Imogene
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA: Imogene H. Perry, 86, died July 12, 2007 at the Woodlands Care Center. She was born August 13, 1920 in Brooksville, AL. She was a former resident of Madison, WI, and moved to Gainesville in 1959. She was a charter member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, and also a member of the Gainesville Country Club. She was a member of the AGH auxiliary, and was a March of Dimes volunteer. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Vernon Perry; and two sons, Ronald L. Perry of Gainesville, and David Perry of Tuscaloosa, AL. Services were held at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central with arrangements by Forest Meadows Funeral Home.

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PETARDI, William
TAMARAC, FLORIDA: William Petardi died April 26, 2011 at Kindred Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. He was born September 19, 1924. He was the husband of Eleanor Petardi; and the father of Lucille Epifania and Tony Petardi. He had 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Our Lady of Pity Catholic Church in Staten Island, NY. Interment was at Ocean View Cemetery in Staten Island under the direction of Matthew Funeral Home. Local arrangements were handled by Kraeer-Mason Funeral Home.

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PETERSON, Cleo
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Cleo H. Peterson, 91, died in January of 1986. She had lived in the Miami area for over 40 years, and was a longtime member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Cremation arrangements were handled by Van Orsdel Funeral Home. Note: Her date of birth may be March 21, 1894.

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PETERZ, Anthony
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Anthony Peterz, 64, died September 23, 1956. He was a carpenter. He was a former resident of Jersey City, NJ, and had been in the Miami area for a decade. He was a member of the Polish National Alliance and the Polish-American Club. He was survived by his wife, Mary. Services were held at Polish Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at Dade Memorial Cemetery.

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PETROVICH, Stefania
VENICE, FLORIDA: Stefania Petrovich, 85, died September 5, 1994. She was born December 26, 1908 in Yugoslavia. She was a former Chicago resident, and had lived in the Venice area for 35 years. She is survived by her husband, Robert; a daughter, Radmila Martin of Chicago; a sister, Helen Noffky of Michigan; and 10 grandchildren. Interment was at Venice Memorial Gardens by Ewing Funeral Home.

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PETTIGREW, Willie
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Willie Pettigrew died January 3, 1944. He had lived in the St. Petersburg area for 28 years. He was survived by his wife, Annie Mae Pettigrew; three brothers; two sisters, and other relatives. Services were held at the Church of God. Burial was at Lincoln Cemetery under the direction of McRae Funeral Home.

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PETTIS, Annie
WAUSAU, FLORIDA: Annie Pettis, 77, died July 24, 1991 at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital. She was born June 21, 1914, and was a native of Alabama. She was a member of the Wausau Assembly of God, and had lived in the area for 60 years. Survivors include nine daughters, Effie L. Haskins of Stockbridge, GA, Donnie Anderson of Zellwood, Idell Mills and Virginia Sasser, both of Panama City, and Clerea Pettis, Judy Carter, Mettie Tiller, Florea Seifert and Margaret Locke, all of Wausau; six sons, Raymond Pettis and Amos Pettis, both of Panama City, and Quincy Pettis, H.T. Pettis, Ross Pettis and Allen Pettis, all of Wausau; a sister, Metha Sasser of Live Oak; two brothers, Moody Kirkland and Melton Kirkland, both of Panama City; 63 grandchildren; 79 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tolbert Pettis; and a son, W.T. Pettis. Services were held at the Wausau Assembly of God. Burial was at Barfield Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home.

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PEYROT, George
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: George Peyrot, 73, died March 27, 1978. Survivors include his wife, Louise Peyrot; a daughter, Claudia Tachet of Laguna Beach, CA; 4 granddaughters; and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at Maryrest Cemetery in Darlington, NJ with arrangements by Tillman Funeral Home.

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PFOHL, Nada
BAL HARBOUR, FLORIDA: Nada M. Pfohl died March 12, 1978. She had lived in southern Florida for 4 years, and formerly lived in Chicago, IL. She had wintered in Florida since 1960. Survivors include her husband, Paul J.; two sons, Roger of Bal Harbour and Paul J., Jr. of Chicago, IL; a brother, Harold Vold of St. Paul, MN; and 8 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Walsh and Wood Funeral Home.

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PFROMMER, Charles
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Charles F. Pfrommer, 74, died February 16, 1965 at a local hospital. He was a Mason and a member of the Elks Lodge. He had lived in Miami for 9 years, and was a former resident of Camden, NJ. Survivors include his wife, Etta Pfrommer. Interment was at Southern Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Lithgow Funeral Home.

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PHOENIX, Raymond
HOBE SOUND, FLORIDA: Raymond C. Phoenix, 75, died December 21, 1973 at Martin Memorial Hospital. He was a World War I veteran and a member of Agawam Barracks #396. Survivors include his wife, Ellen Phoenix; a son, Robert H. Phoenix; a daughter, Barbara Hobson; a brother, Edward Phoenix; a sister, Florence Roberts; 11 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Village Funeral Home.

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PICCIOLO, Emma
HIALEAH, FLORIDA: Emma Picciolo, 67, died March 17, 1980 at her home. She had lived in Florida for 45 years, and was a former resident of Hartford, CT. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment was at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery.

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PICKERING, Pearl
TAMPA, FLORIDA: Pearl K. Pickering, 96, died March 11, 2002 in Tampa. She was born November 15, 1905 in Fouke, Arkansas. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Michael J. and Micky Pickering; a granddaughter; 3 great-grandchildren; and her friends. Services were held in Starke, FL. Arrangements were handled by Blount Curry and Roel Funeral Home.

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PICOT, Octancia
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Octancia Picot died July 4, 2008. She was born October 3, 1963. She was a native of Haiti, and was living in Orlando, where she worked as a waitress. Survivors include a son, Robain George of Orlando; her siblings, Octancil Medor, Julie Medor, Velucia Medor, Malene Medor, Maria Derilus and Ametha Fleurant; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Washington Park Cemetery under the direction of Gail and Wynn's Mortuary.

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PIERCE, Eloise
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA: Eloise Henry Pierce died May 4, 1958. She was born in 1899 in Keeling, VA to Dr. and Mrs. H.W. Henry. She was a former resident of Ocala. Survivors include her husband, John Everett Pierce, Sr.; a daughter, Mrs. Alfred Barnhardt; a son, John E. Pierce, Jr.; a sister, Mrs. Wallace E. Sturgis; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Daytona Memorial Park with arrangements by Baggett McIntosh Funeral Home. Note: One record gives the year of birth as 1897.

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PIERCE, Jessie
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA: Jessie Jordan Pierce, 94, died December 11, 1983 at Alachua General Hospital. She was born November 1, 1889, and was a native of Washington County, GA. She was a member of North Central Baptist Church, and a former resident of Johnson County, GA. She is survived by a daughter, Margaret Roberts of Gainesville; a sister, Mattie Davis of Tennille, GA; and a niece. Interment was at Zeta Cemetery in Tennille, GA with arrangements by Johnson-Hayes Funeral Home.

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PIERCE, Marie
BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA: Marie G. Pierce, 65, died June 3, 1979. She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. She was a former resident of Jersey City, NJ and Vero Beach, FL, and had lived in the Boynton Beach area for five years. Survivors include her husband, LeRoy A. Pierce; her mother, Pauline Bott of Boynton Beach; a sister, Helen Kropke of Vero Beach; 3 nephews; and 7 great-nieces and great-nephews. Interment was at Boynton Beach Memorial Park by Scobee-Combs Funeral Home.

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PIERRE, Lura
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Lura Pierre, 63, died September 13, 2004. He was born in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti and was a resident of St. Lucie County for 24 years. He was an agricultural worker. He is survived by five cousins, Jacques Leon, Terry Leon, James Leon, Tonya Leon and Betsy Leon. Interment was at Sarah's Memorial Garden.

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PILCH, Natalie
VENICE, FLORIDA: Natalie Pilch, 84, died April 5, 2002. She was a former resident of Redford Township, MI. She was the mother of Douglas Pilch of Venice, and Linda Mullin of Livonia, MI. She had 5 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley. Services were held at Epiphany Cathedral. Interment was at Venice Memorial Gardens under the direction of Ewing Funeral Home.

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PILECKAS, Anthony
SUNNY HILLS, FLORIDA: Anthony Pileckas, 82, died June 28, 1998 at Bay Medical Center in Panama City. He was born October 28, 1915. He had lived in Sunny Hills for 20 years. He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, where he sang with the choir. He is survived by a son, Al Pileckas of Sunny Hills; and his friends. Services were held at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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PINKERTON, Captoria
VERO BEACH, FLORIDA: Captoria Pinkerton, 93, died January 28, 2006 in Lake City, FL. She was born June 4, 1912 in Ashland, KY. She retired from General Motors in Flint, MI, and later relocated to Vero Beach. She was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Elaine Deese (William) of Lake City; a son, Grover Pinkerton (Marjorie) of Winter Haven, FL; a daughter-in-law, Doreen Pinkerton of Vero Beach; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Grover W. Pinkerton; and a son, Rev. James I. Pinkerton. Interment was at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Fort Pierce with arrangements by Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

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PINKNEY, Neal
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA: Neal L. Pinkney, 88, died May 20, 1996 at West Florida Hospital. He was born February 25, 1908 in Washington County, FL. Survivors include a daughter, Myrtice Jackson of Pensacola; a sister, Marie Gilbert of Chipley; and 3 grandchildren. Burial was at New Orange Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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PIPPIN, Effie
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: Effie Pippin, 95, died June 17, 1987 at the Bonifay Nursing Home. She was born February 14, 1892. Survivors include five daughters, Carol Brown and Ethel McLendon, both of Bonifay, Stella Wiggins of Wausau, Josie Mann of Winter Haven, and Myrtle Mash of Phenix City, AL; two sons, Roy Pippin of Winter Haven, and Marvin Pippin of Ellisville, MS; 41 grandchildren; and 86 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Barfield Cemetery by Peel Funeral Home.

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PISACANE, Gaspare
LUTZ, FLORIDA: Gaspare Pisacane, 90, died April 23, 2011. He was a native of Italy, and was born August 28, 1920. Family members include three daughters, Elvira Pisacane, Carmela Baldeon, and Caterina Ferrara; two sons, Francesco and Giovanni Pisacane; two sisters, Genoveffa and Elvira; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Nicolina Pisacane; and a daughter, Mariarosa Parra. Arrangements were handled by Gonzalez Funeral Home.

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PITONIAK, Rose
FORT PIERCE, FLORIDA: Rose Wright Pitoniak, 87, died December 7, 2008 at Broadmoor Assisted Living in Fort Pierce. She was born August 31, 1921 in Bridgeport, CT. She was a retired secretary, and had worked at American Chain and Cable Company, in addition to serving as secretary for the warden at the Bridgeport Correctional Facility. She is survived by a brother, Harold Jacobson of Stratford, CT; a sister, Victoria Cromwell of New Milford, CT; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Walter Wright and Thomas Pitoniak; and a son, Walter Wright. Interment was at Union Cemetery in Stratford, CT. Local arrangements were handled by Haisley Funeral and Cremation Service.

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PITTELKOW, Bernice
CITRUS SPRINGS, FLORIDA: Bernice I. Pittelkow, 84, died February 2, 1995 at her residence. She was a native of Chicago, IL. She was a member of the Citrus Springs Homemakers' Club and TOPS. She had lived in the Citrus Springs area since 1975, and was a former resident of Round Lake, IL. She enjoyed arts and crafts. Survivors include six daughters, Barbara J. Grimes of Port Richey, Joyce P. Bercloff of Citrus Springs, Lillian Barrett of LaGrange, IL, Jacqueline Kruger of Grayslake, IL, and Candace Gum and Carol A. Curtis, both of Gulfport, MS; three sons, Ralph Pittelkow of Leesburg, Richard Pittelkow of Denver, CO, and Jack Pittelkow of Ingleside, IL; 45 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Roberts Funeral Home.

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PITTS, Alexander
KINARD, FLORIDA: Alexander C. Pitts died September 4, 1956 at a local hospital. He was born July 13, 1877. He was survived by his wife, Betty Pitts; four daughters, Mrs. Perlei Sauls, Mrs. Myrtle Lee Pitts, Mrs. Louise McKuhen, and Mrs. Gertrude Bailey; three sons, A.C. Pitts, Paul Pitts, and Frank Pitts; a sister, Mrs. Perry Lee Hathaway; three brothers, Charlie Pitts, Wilburn Pitts, and Jimmie Pitts; 34 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Burial was at the Youngstown Cemetery with arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home.

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PITTS, Dalton
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: Dalton Paul Pitts, 67, died October 15, 2007. He was born March 22, 1940. He was a retired heavy equipment operator at Wellstream, and also worked at a greeter at Wal-Mart. He and his wife, Kim, owned Kim's Alterations. He attended Springfield Community Church. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Joe "Kim" Pitts; two sisters, Evelyn Stansel (Thomas) of Port St. Joe, and Katie Loveland (Morris) of Destin; two brothers, Billy Pitts (Marylee), and Wayne Pitts, all of Lynn Haven; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jackie Pitts and Elwood Pitts. Services were held at the chapel of Wilson Funeral Home. Interment was at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

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PITTS, Ellafair
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Ellafair Pitts, 45, died June 1, 1961. She was a member of the Holiness Church in Wausau. Survivors include her husband, Mitchell L. Pitts; two sons, Thomas L. Pitts of Chipley, and Walter L. Pitts of Gainesville; her father, R.L. Hendrix of Chipley; six brothers, Joseph Hendrix of Compass Lake, Jack Hendrix, Isaac Hendrix and Rufus Hendrix, all of Chipley, Sampson Hendrix of Vienna, GA, and Lowell G. Hendrix of Fort Rucker, AL; and three sisters, Mrs. Robert Gross of Cottondale, and Mrs. Barn Pumphrey and Mrs. Burl Pitts, both of Marianna. Burial was at Double Pond Cemetery by Blackburn Funeral Home.

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PITTS, Rosa
GRACEVILLE, FLORIDA: Rosa B. Pitts, 83, died October 7, 1993 at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. She was a Jackson County native. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She is survived by three sisters, Alerta Johnson of Lynn Haven, and Agnes Deal and Bonnie Bonner, both of Chipley; one grandchild; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Marvin Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Grace and Lipford Funeral Home.

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PIZER, Fanny
NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA: Fanny Pizer died December 22, 1968. She was survived by a daughter, Charlotte White; two sons, Leonard and Harry; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Riverside Memorial Chapel. Interment was at Lakeside Memorial Park.

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POLLANE, Samuel
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Samuel Pollane, 54, died November 27, 1954. He was a former New York resident, and had been living in Miami Beach for a year. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Pollane; two daughters, Harriet Pollane and Thelma Oliphant; a son, Leonard; and two brothers. Services were held in New York. Arrangements in Florida were handled by the Gordon Miami Beach Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be at Mount Hebron Cemetery in Flushing, NY.

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POLLOCK, Devyra
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA: Devyra Z. "Devy" Pollock, died February 18, 2007. She was born June 24, 1932. She was a graduate of Boston University, and was a former resident of Worcester, MA. She was a member of the National Council of Jewish Women, Hadassah, and the Boca West Cancer Research Unit, and served on the Board of Trustees at Congregation B'Nai Israel, where she was also chair of the Youth Scholarship Fund. She served on the board of the Feldman Children's Library, and was active with the Anti-Defamation League. Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Peter; a son, Harris (Rose Marie) Pollock; a daughter, Sheree Pollock; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Congregation B'nai Israel. Interment was at Eternal Light Cemetery in Boynton Beach by Gutterman Warheit Memorial Chapel.

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POLONKO, Anne
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Anne K. Polonko, 78, died February 14, 1988. She had lived in the Miami area for 27 years, and was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Survivors include a sister, Sophie Avidano; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Interment was at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery under the direction of Joseph B. Cofer Miami Shores Funeral Home.

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POPE, Lillie
SNEADS, FLORIDA: Lillie Hightower Pope, 77, died August 25, 1976 in Sneads. She was born February 21, 1899 near Vernon, FL. Survivors include her husband, James W. Pope; two sons, Calvin L. Pope of Douglasville and Lloyd H. Pope of Bradley; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Pope Cemetery under the direction of Smith-Morgan Funeral Home.

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POPHAM, Peggy
BRADENTON, FLORIDA: Peggy Popham, 83, died November 13, 1979 at Manatee Memorial Hospital. She was born in Pontypridd, Wales. She formerly lived in Chicago, IL and Sesser, IL, moving to Bradenton in 1972. She was a Protestant. She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem. She was a former president of the Woman's Club in Sesser, IL. Survivors include a son, Gordon J. Popham of Bradenton; a daughter, Phyllis J. St. John of Bradenton; and 2 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Griffith-Cline Funeral Home.

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POPPENDORF, Herman
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Herman Poppendorf, 86, died May 23, 1958. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Charles Babenderde of Camden, MO; a son, O.W. Poppendorf of Miami; and 2 grandsons. Cremation arrangements were handled by Lithgow-Wilhelm Funeral Home. Note: The surviving daughter's last name was hard to read.

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PORTER, Ollie
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Ollie Porter, 45, died March 1, 1972 in Clearwater. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Zack Dudley of Marianna. Services were held at Holyneck Baptist Church near Greenwood. Burial was at the church cemetery by Cooper Funeral Home.

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PORTER, William T.
AVON PARK, FLORIDA: William T. Porter, 94, died April 18, 2006 in Sebring. He was born in Wainwright, OK. He was a commercial truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He formerly lived in Moline, IL, and came to Avon Park in 1976. He was a member of the Teamsters Union, and was of the Lutheran faith. He is survived by a daughter, Billie, of Fort Myers; and a stepson, Lynnwood Headlee of Scranton, KS. Cremation arrangements were handled by Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home.

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POTTER, Henry
VERNON, FLORIDA: Henry Lee Potter, 73, died May 25, 1991 at his residence. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Vernon Church of Christ. Services were held at the Vernon Church of Christ. Interment was at St. Luke Cemetery under the direction of Battle Memorial Funeral Home.

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POTTER, Willie
QUINCY, FLORIDA: Willie L. Potter, 81, died May 18, 1997 in Medart. He was born July 29, 1915. He was a native of Millers Ferry. Survivors include a son, Troy Potter of College Park, GA; five sisters, Alma Bell of Panama City, and Hilda Brown, Ruth Hill, Annie M. Brown and Ola Peterson, all of Vernon; four brothers, Frank Potter of Vernon, Coleman Potter of Fort Lauderdale, Clarence Potter of Panama City; and other relatives and other relatives and friends, including a nephew, Charles Peterson of Midway. Services were held at St. James A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Smith Cemetery.

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POULOS, Sam
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Sam Poulos died April 9, 1974. Survivors include a son, George; and a grandchild. Services were held at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church. Arrangements were handled by Miami Glass Funeral Home.

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POWELL, Bertha
PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA: Bertha M. Powell, 90, died August 12, 1995. She was born March 22, 1905 to Lewis W. and Margaret Glover Williams. She and her husband were the first couple to be married in Charlotte County when it was formed. Survivors include two daughters, Bessie Andreu and Edethel Strickland, both of Punta Gorda; two sons, J.D. Powell and Arthur Powell, both of Punta Gorda; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Austin, D. Powell. Interment was at Indian Springs Cemetery.

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POWER, Veronica
VENICE, FLORIDA: Veronica Power, 69, died August 9, 1976 at a local nursing home. She was born in 1905 in New York, NY and came to Florida from Bingmans Ferry, PA. She had been living in the Venice area for 15 years. She attended the Church of the Epiphany in Venice. She was survived by her husband, William V. Power; and three sisters, Mrs. Agnes Folk, Mrs. Rita Turano, and Mrs. Marion Fitzpatrick. Services were held at the Church of the Epiphany. Interment was at Sarasota Memorial Park under the direction of Farley Funeral Home.

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PRANCKEVICIUS, Donizas
SUNNY HILLS, FLORIDA: Donizas Pranckevicius, 78, died November 23, 1999 in Green Cove Springs. He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church. He had lived in Sunny Hills for 13 years, and was a former resident of New York. Survivors include his wife, Sophia Pranckevicius; two daughters, Asra Heller of Long Island, NY, and Viola Martens of Covina, CA; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Brown Funeral Home.

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PRATO, Pasquale
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA: Pasquale Prato, 60, died October 28, 2008 at Flagler Hospital. He was born June 26, 1948 in Bronx, NY to the late Philip and Rose Prato. He was a retired ASE certified automobile mechanic, and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a former resident of Pike County, GA, and was a member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Marguerite Prato; a son, Philip Alexander Prato of Pike County, GA; a daughter, Rosanna Grace Prato of St. Augustine; and a grandson. Arrangements were entrusted to St. Johns Family Funeral Home.

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PRESCOTT, Levette
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA: Levette Duke Prescott, 47, died April 28, 2008, and was born on July 2, 1960. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Trahan Family Funeral Home.

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PRETZ, Reuben C., Jr.
LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Reuben C. Pretz, Jr., 78, died January 12, 1983 at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He was a native of Allentown, PA. He was an electrical contractor, and had moved to Lakeland 15 years earlier from Niles, MI. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Irene Pretz; a daughter, Phyllis Lutin of Niles, MI; two brothers, David P. Pretz of Pinellas Park and Samuel E. Pretz of Wayne, PA; 6 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. Interment was at Lakeland Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home.

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PREU, Helen
OCALA, FLORIDA: Helen Anna Preu, 70, died October 26, 1983 at Marion Community Hospital. She was a retired bookkeeper for Dixie Lime and Stone Co. She was born in New York. She came to Ocala in 1948 from Corona, Long Island, New York. She attended Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church, and was a member of the Nite Owl Bowling League. She is survived by a daughter, Mildred Mixon of Jacksonville; a son, Edward F. Preu of Ocala; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church. Burial was at Forest Lawn Funeral Home by Roberts Funeral Home.

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PRICKETT, Robert
SPRING HILL, FLORIDA: Robert H. Prickett, 75, died October 14, 2004. He was born in New London, OH. He was an aeronautical engineer for Daimler Chrysler in Highland Park, MI, and had also worked with the NASA space program. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Wyandotte, MI and the Masonic Lodge. He was a former resident of Southgate, MI, and had been living in the Spring Hills area for 14 years. He is survived by his wife, Pat; three daughters, Pamela Laymons of Palm Bay, and Ellisa Guerra and Robyn Nolan, both of Allen Park, MI; a son, Michael Prickett of Westland, MI; a stepson, Michael King of Lutz; a stepdaughter, Vicki Pantele of Lincoln Park, MI; a brother, Dick Prickett of Fort Meyers; 18 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Merritt Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be at the Florida National Cemetery.

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PRIDEMORE, Jimmie
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA: Jimmie Neal Pridemore died April 4, 1958 in Broward County. He was born January 21, 1936 in Tennessee to Neal and Pearl Pridemore. Family members include his wife, Janis Morrow; a son, Jimmie; a daughter, Ebbie; and a sister, Donie Gail. Burial was at Pompano Beach South Lawn Cemetery.

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PRIDEMORE, Neil
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA: Neil Pridemore died April 4, 2008. He was born August 21, 1913 in Cumberland Gap, TN to James and C. Donie Pridemore. He worked on the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge, TN, receiving a citation for his work on the atomic bomb project. He was a general contractor and one of Pompano Beach's first building inspectors. He was a member of the committee to build the present sanctuaries for the First Baptist Church of Pompano Beach, the North Pompano Baptist Church, Oakland Park Baptist Church, and Margate Baptist Church. He served on the Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals and the Pompano Beach Cemetery Board, and was a board member and contractor for the Pompano Beach Boys' Club. He was a member of the First Baptist Church for over 50 years, and was a 50-year member and Past Master of Masonic Lodge #263. He was a 33rd degree Mason, and a member of the Mahi Shrine, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Elks, and the Gold Coast Shrine Club. Survivors include a son, Mark James Pridemore; his stepsons, Dunham Sanborn "Skip" DesVergers III (Esther), Neil William DesVergers, and Charles Dean DesVergers; a sister, Nannie Mae Pruitt; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna J. Drought DesVergers Pridemore; two children, Donnie Gail Pridemore Britt and Jimmy Neil Pridemore; two sisters, Mildred J. McDavid and Ruby Lee Highwood; and two brothers, T.S. "Jack" and William Paul Pridemore. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Pompano Beach. Interment was at Pompano Beach South Lawn Cemetery.

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PRIDEMORE, T.S.
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA: T.S. "Jack" Pridemore, 91, died August 28, 1998. He was born April 21, 1907 in Cumberland Gap, TN. He had been a Pompano Beach resident for 73 years, and formerly served on the City of Pompano Beach Zoning Board. He was a member of the Pompano Beach Historical Society, and a charter member of Pompano Beach Elks Lodge #1898. Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Juanita Strickland and Barbara and Bill Chick, all of Pompano Beach; a son and daughter-in-law, Merrill and Julia Pridemore; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Mildred and Fred McDavid of Brooker, Ruby and Murval Highwood of Anderson, IN, and Nannie Mae and Hugh Pruitt of Ozone, TN; a brother and sister-in-law, Neil and Donna Pridemore of Pompano Beach; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 58 years, Pauline Shiver Pridemore; a grandson, Mike Chick; and a great-grandson, David Hyatt. Interment was at the Pompano Beach Cemetery under the direction of Kraeer Pompano Beach Funeral Home.

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PRITCHARD, Marion
WAUSAU, FLORIDA: Marion Royston Pritchard, 50, died April 25, 1907. He was born and raised in Marion County, MO. He had lived in Florida for 4 years, and been a member of the Missionary Baptist denomination since the age of 15. Survivors include his wife; eleven children, including Mrs. Daisy Campbell, Mrs. Laura Warnock, Mrs. Esther Barnes; and Glenden and Homer Pritchard; his mother; a sister, Sarah Turner; and two half-brothers.

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PROENZA, Miguel
FOUNTAIN, FLORIDA: Miguel "Mike" Proenza died September 29, 1979. He was born June 29, 1950. He was a residential contractor. He was of the Baptist faith, and was a former resident of Miami. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl A. Proenza; two daughters, Allison C. Proenza and Jennifer Proenza; his parents, Antonio and Mirella Proenza; and a sister, Tomasita Proenza. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Southerland Funeral Home.

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PROVOYEUR, Elsie
WINTER PARK, FLORIDA: Elsie K. Provoyeur, 77, died August 14, 2006. She was born October 2, 1928 in Georgiana, AL to Dempsey and Eleanor Ward. She was a graduate of Florida State University, and worked as a buyer for Belk Lindsey's in Orlando, and Rich's Department Store in Atlanta, GA. Survivors include a sister, Anniewill Schneider of La Mesa, CA; a brother, Donald E. Ward of Lakeland; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Provoyeur; her parents; two sisters, Marguerite Byrd and Oneita Lindvall; and a brother, Clayton Ward. Interment was at Forest Hill Cemetery in Haines City under the direction of Oak Ridge Funeral Care.

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PRUSSIANO, Rose
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Rose Prussiano, 82, died June 26, 1975. Survivors include a daughter, Anna Inbornoni of North Miami Beach; two sons, Frank and Joe, both of North Miami Beach; two sisters, Mary Bevacqua of New York and Angelina Dimino of New Jersey; a brother, Francis Celauro of Tennessee; 5 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, NJ. Arrangements were handled by Lithgow Funeral Home. Note: There is a record of a person with this name being buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, NJ. The daughter's last name was difficult to read.

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PSARRAS, Dr. Theodore
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA: Dr. Theodore Psarras, 59, died May 18, 1988 at North Florida Regional Medical Center. He was born in Alexandroupoli, Greece. He did undergraduate work at Athens University in Greece. He held a master's degree from Texas A&M and a doctorate from the University of Cincinnati. He was a chemist for PCR, Inc. in Gainesville. He was a member of the American Chemical Society and AHEPA. Survivors include his wife, Martha K. Psarras; and two daughters, Elaine Psarras of Gainesville, and Sophia-Karin Psarras of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery with arrangements by Williams-Thomas Funeral Home.

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PTAK, Sylwia
TAMARAC, FLORIDA: Sylwia Danuta Ptak, 21, died June 9, 2005. She was an assistant manager at Victoria's Secret in Coral Springs. She was born January 6, 1984. Survivors include her parents, Robert and Danuta Z. Ptak; a sister, Angelika Ptak; two stepsisters, Kornelia Rybitwa and Dominika Ptak; her grandparents, Emil and Maria Ptak, Marianna Kraj and Danuta Krzyzanowski; her uncle and godfather, Janusz Kraj; a nephew; a family friend, Henry Rybitwa; the Druzkowski family; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Forest Lawn Funeral Home North.

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PULISE, Laura
SEMINOLE, FLORIDA: Laura Walther Pulise, 77, died December 29, 1983. She was born January 13, 1906 in New York City. She had been living in Seminole since 1971, and formerly lived in Hempstead, NY. She was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara A. Morris of East Greenwich, RI. Arrangements were entrusted to Mohn Funeral Home.

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PUMPHREY, Luther
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: Luther Linwood Pumphrey, 52, died June 2, 1976. He was born July 10, 1923. He owned Pumphrey Produce Co. He was a member of the Lions Club and the Order of the Eastern Star, and was also a Mason and Shriner. Survivors include his wife, Marie Neel Pumphrey; a son, Lavon Pumphrey; a daughter, Linda R. Ray; his mother, Ola Medlock Hall; a sister, Bernice Hall; a brother, Roger Hall; a son-in-law, Charles Ray; a daughter-in-law, Brenda Pumphrey; and 2 grandsons. Services were held at the Springfield Baptist Church. Interment was at Evergreen Memorial Gardens by Smith Funeral Home.

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PUNGER, Margaret
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLORIDA: Margaret A. Punger, 71, died February 17, 1981 at Fish Memorial Hospital in New Smyrna Beach. She was born in Brooklyn, NY. She is survived by her husband, John C. Arrangements were handled by Clayton and Forbell Funeral Home of Rockville Center, NY. Local arrangements were entrusted to Baldwin-Hughey Funeral Home. Note: Her date of birth may be February 27, 1909.

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PUSKAS, Mary
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Mary C. Puskas, 73, died June 9, 1959. She was a former resident of Pittsburgh, PA before moving to the Coconut Grove area. There were no known local survivors. Services were held in Pittsburgh. Interment was at Homewood Cemetery in Pittsburgh under the direction of H. Samson's Funeral Home.

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PYNE, Helen
TARPON SPRINGS, FLORIDA: Helen V. Pyne, 72, died December 30, 1967. She was born in Brooklyn, NY. She was a former Long Island resident, and had lived in Tarpon Springs for 13 years. She was a Catholic. Survivors include her husband, Joseph; three brothers, Edward J. Simpson, Henry T. Simpson, and John L. Simpson; and three sisters, Elizabeth E. Anderson, Anna Reilly and Mary T. Caughlin. Arrangements were handled by North Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens.

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QUIGLEY, Martin
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Martin Quigley, 74, died March 15, 1957. He was a retired machinist, and a former resident of Brookline, MA. He had lived in the Miami area for 13 years. There were no known surviving family members. Interment was at Dade County Cemetery under the direction of Galgano Funeral Home.

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QUINTON, Russ
PLANTATION, FLORIDA: Russ E. Quinton, 77, died September 1, 2006. He worked in sales. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Rita Quinton; his children, Donna Brown (John) of Coconut Creek, Joanne Heinrich (David) of Jacksonville, Michael Quinton (Patti) of Jefferson, GA, Rita Anderson (Robert) of Middletown, DE, and Timothy Quinton (Susan) of Sisters, OR; a brother and sister in Rhode Island; a sister-in-law, Charlotte Beumer; 8 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Fred Hunter Memorial Services.

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RACHEVSKY, Charles
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Charles Rachevsky, 63, died December 16, 1957. He was a World War I veteran and a member of the Farband-Labor Zionist Order. Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Rachevsky; two daughters, Cynthia and Sheila; his mother, Ida Rachevsky; three sisters; and three brothers. Services were held at the Riverside Beach Flagler Street Memorial Chapel. Interment was at Mount Sinai Cemetery.

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RACKAUSKAS, Father Anthony
SUNNY HILLS, FLORIDA: Fr. Anthony Rackauskas, 81, died January 30, 1989 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. He was a native of Telsiai, Lithuania, but was a longtime U.S. resident. Services were held at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Sunny Hills, with another service held in Woodhaven, NY. Interment was in Brooklyn, NY with local arrangements by Wachob-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

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RACKAWACK, Lottie
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Lottie Rackawack, 96, died March 9, 1972. She was born in Pennsylvania. She had been a St. Petersburg area resident for 20 years, and formerly lived in Allentown, PA. She was a member of the Clearview United Methodist Church. Survivors include two brothers-in-law, John of St. Petersburg, and Robert of Pennsylvania; and her friends. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of R. Lee Williams Funeral Home.

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RADLER, Benjamin
VERNON, FLORIDA: Benjamin Radler, 83, died December 8, 1976 at the Washington County Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Anna Radler; two daughters, Mrs. Norma Schwartz of Vernon, and Mrs. Evelyn Darby of Brightwater, NY; two sisters; two brothers; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the chapel of Brown Funeral Home with Rabbi Donald Tam officiating. Interment was in Brooklyn, NY. Note: Burial was listed as being at "Knoxwood Park", but may be at Knollwood Park Cemetery.

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RAGLAND, Roosevelt
LAKE WALES, FLORIDA: Roosevelt Ragland, 90, died December 8, 2010 at the Groves Center in Lake Wales. He was born November 18, 1920 in Yatesville, GA. He was a former citrus harvester. Services were held at Faith Temple Holiness Church Of God In Christ. Arrangements were entrusted to Epps Memorial Funeral Home.

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RAIBON, Laura
LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Laura Raibon, 99, died February 17, 2005. She was born October 16, 1905. She was an accountant. She attended Ewing Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a son, Lonnie Raibon, Jr. of Lacombe, LA; two daughters, Huldah Raibon of Lakeland, and Hannah Potts of Loma Linda, CA; her grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Raibon. Arrangements were handled by Gentry-Morrison Southside Funeral Home.

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RAITZ, Dorothy
ZEPHYRHILLS, FLORIDA: Dorothy "Jean" Raitz, 75, died December 9, 1985 at her residence. She formerly lived in Toledo, OH, where she worked as a school cafeteria manager. She had been a Florida resident for 20 years. Survivors include her husband, Charles A.; and three daughters, Shirley Milgan, Karen Everingham, and Judith Smith.

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RAND, Verna
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Verna V. Rand, 74, died February 5, 1959. She was a longtime Miami resident, having come from Birchton, Quebec, Canada in 1911. She was a member of Holleman Park Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a brother, Reginald Taylor of Quebec; a nephew, Forrest Rand of Miami; and a niece, Freda Parr of Miami. Arrangements were handled by Philbrick Funeral Home.

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RAPAGNANI, Rose Marie
EDGEWATER, FLORIDA: Rose Marie Rapagnani, 87, died May 26, 2009. She was a retired bookkeeper, and was also a longtime employee of Bryan's Crafts Store. She was of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She is survived by a son, Richard and wife Terry of The Woodlands, TX; a brother, Anthony Garzia of Pennsylvania; a sister-in-law, Alice Garzia of Edgewater; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Entombment was at Edgewater/New Smyrna Cemetery with arrangements by Settle Wilder Funeral Home.

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RASH, Christine
PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLORIDA: Christine "Chris" Rash, 67, died January 29, 2007 at a local hospital. She was born November 17, 1939. She worked as a publisher of tourism maps for the Panhandle area. She served as Vice-Chairman of the Board for the Northwest Philharmonic Society, and was a contributor to several charitable organizations. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Richelle Rash, and Steven and Heather Rash; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Rash; and a sister, Joan Sale. Services were held at St. Bernadette Catholic Church. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery by Southerland Family Funeral Home.

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RATHOUSKY, Albert
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Albert C. Rathousky, 74, died June 5, 2003 at Bayfront Medical Center. He was born May 19, 1929. He was a native of Hopewell, NJ, where he owned the Hopewell Valley Inn. He was a U.S. Air Corps veteran of World War II, and was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He is survived by two sisters, Carolyn M. Rathousky and Mildred A. Rathousky, both of St. Petersburg. Interment was at Bay Pines National Cemetery by Brett Funeral Home.

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RAY, Walter
LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Walter J. Ray, 97, died June 25, 1984. He was a native of Delmar, GA. He was a retired railroad brakeman, and had lived in Lakeland for over 60 years. He was a Mason and a member of the Rose Heights Elks Lodge, the Order of the Eastern Star, and Grand Union Pallbearers #182. He was a member and trustee of Bethel A.M.E. Church. Survivors include a foster son, Alvin Ray of Lakeland; a nephew, Ray Bergman of Newark, NJ; and a niece, Shirley Thomas of Newark, NJ. Services were held at Bethel A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Harrington Rest Cemetery in Delmar, GA with arrangements by Oldham Funeral Home.

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RAYMOND, Sylvia
KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA: Sylvia Ann Raymond, 53, died September 21, 1990. She was born in Schenectady, NY. She moved to Florida in 1980 from South Windsor, CT. She was a property manager for Attwood-Phillips, and was a member of the Kissimmee-Osceola Chamber of Commerce and the Tohopekaliga Cloggers. She attended Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Survivors include three sons, Thomas "T.J." Raymond of Kissimmee, Russ Heider of Deltona, and James Heider of Wheaton, MD; her stepmother, Matherine Balles of Mayfield, NY; three sisters, Esther Hasler, Dolores Piccirillo, and Joanne Kichton; and a granddaughter. Cremation arrangements were by Grissom Funeral Home.

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REYMUNDO, John
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA: John A. Reymundo died June 24, 1894. He was a carpenter. Burial was at St. Michael's Cemetery. Note: One record gives his last name as Raymanda.

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RAYNOR, Lillian
STUART, FLORIDA: Lillian E. Raynor, 83, died January 20, 1979 at Community Hospital in West Palm Beach. She formerly lived in Queens and Brooklyn, NY. She had been a swimming teacher at Jamaica High School in Jamaica, NY for 30 years. She retired to Florida in 1957, and had been living in Stuart for 2 years. She was unmarried. Survivors include a sister, Mabel E. Kaim of Stuart; and 8 nieces and nephews. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens under the direction of Johns Funeral Home.

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RAZZANO, Carmine
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Carmine M. Razzano, 91, died August 15, 2007. He was the son of the late Joseph Razzano, Sr. and Maria Diglia Razzano. He was a master plumber, and worked for over 20 years at Clearwater Plumbing Company. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, and served in the European Theater. He was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, JoAnn Razzano; four daughters, Michele Clark of Sarasota, Fran Turek of Greenville, SC, Sue Heilig of Austin, TX, and Kathy Laird of Santa Fe, NM; a son, Barry Alday of Beverly Hills, FL; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Bay Pines National Cemetery in St. Petersburg under the direction of Veterans Funeral Home.

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REAGH, Viola
ONECO, FLORIDA: Viola D. Reagh, 76, died May 14, 1982 at Blake Memorial Hospital. She was born in Mississippi, and was a former resident of Memphis, TN. Survivors include two sons, Dean and Wayne Reagh; two daughters, Dorothy Auberson and Maxine Reagh; two brothers; a sister; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Griffith-Cline Funeral Home.

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REDMOND, Annice
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA: Annice Brinson Redmond died December 24, 1977 at Fairfax Hospital in Fairfax, VA. She was born February 9, 1907. She retired from the communications department at Jacksonville Naval Air station, and was a communications specialist with Postal Telegraph and Western Union. Survivors include a daughter, Maureen M. Leydon of Annandale, VA; a brother, Leon G. Brinson of Ocala; a sister, Laura B. Herbert of Ocala; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Walker Redmond. Interment was at the Eureka Cemetery in Eureka, FL.

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REED, Raymond L., Sr.
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA: Raymond L. Reed, Sr., 60, died October 23, 2004. He was a native of Batavia, NY. He was a retired manager for AT&T, and also worked for S.M.G. at Alltel Stadium in telecommunications. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and had lived in Jacksonville for 37 years. He was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife, Linda Yates Reed; two sons, Jack Reed (Ruben Quinones) and Raymond L. Reed, Jr. (Edwine); two daughters, Robin Long (J.J.) and Terri Reed; a brother, Mitch Reed (Billie); two sisters, Carol Bresnahan (Frank) and Judy Miller (Randy); and 4 grandchildren. Interment was at Acosta Cemetery by George H. Hewell and Son Northside Funeral Home.

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REEVES, James
WILLISTON, FLORIDA: James L. Reeves, 82, died May 15, 1973 at a Gainesville hospital. He was a longtime resident of Williston, and had also lived in Micanopy, FL. He was a Methodist. Survivors include a brother, Lonnie Reeves of Avon Park; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. Interment was at the Micanopy Cemetery under the direction of Knauff Funeral Home.

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REHRER, Walter
NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA: Walter Rehrer, 87, died February 17, 1982. He was a member of the First Christian Church of North Dade. He is survived by a daughter, Betty Hilreth of Miami; a son, Way of North Miami; two sisters, Nina and Nellie; and 2 grandsons. Interment was at Southern Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Van Orsdel Funeral Home.

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REICHENBERG, Eva
NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA: Eva Reichenberg died July 14, 1981. She was a former New York City resident, and had been in the Miami area for 23 years. Survivors include a son, Harold Reichenberg; a daughter, Shelia Werner; a brother, Phillip Kaplan; a sister, Lena Kaplan; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Nebo Cemetery with arrangements by Riverside Memorial Chapel.

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REICHMUTH, Ursula
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Ursula Reichmuth, 57, died November 16, 1986. She had come from Germany to Miami 35 years earlier. She worked as an operations officer at Barnett Bank. Survivors include her husband, George; a brother, Aaron Hoffman of Germany; a sister, Renate Doffinger; and her mother-in-law, Gertrude Reichmuth. Arrangements were handled by Stanfill Funeral Home.

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REIN, Amelia
PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA: Amelia Rein, 91, died December 8, 2012 at A Touch of Class Assisted Living in Port St. Lucie. She was born July 5, 1921 in Brooklyn, NY. She was a retired secretary for a law firm in Nassau County, NY. She had lived in Port St. Lucie for 28 years, and was a previous resident of Garden City, NY. She was a Protestant, and enjoyed the beach. She is survived by her husband, Chester Rein; a daughter, Karin Rein of Stuart, FL; a son, Ralph Bolen of Farmington Hills, MI; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Rein. Arrangements were handled by Aycock Funeral Home.

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REINARD, John
ORANGE PARK, FLORIDA: John Kenneth Reinard, 92, died February 1, 2007. He was born December 15, 1914 in Knoxville, PA to John and Mary Reinard. He was a member of Moose Lodge #1075 in Tallahassee Lodge, and had been a resident of Moosehaven for three years. Survivors include three children, Patricia Long of Monticello, Kenneth Reinard of Cookeville, TN, and Twila Loft of Mountain View, CA. Services were held at the Moosehaven Chapel. Arrangements were handled by Broadus-Raines Funeral Home.

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REINHORN, John
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: John Reinhorn died May 27, 1968. He was born in Romania. He was the owner of the Horn Motel, and was a previous resident of New York City. He was survived by his wife, Anna Reinhorn. Interment was at Royal Palm Cemetery under the direction of Mathews Funeral Home.

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RETERA, Rev. Dr. Christian
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Father Christian Retera, O.S.A., 77, died March 11, 1983 at the monastery of Augustinian Fathers in Opa-locka. He was born December 15, 1905 in Antwerp, Belgium. He left Antwerp in 1914. He entered the Order of St. Augustine in 1925, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1931. He held a Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam, and studied at the Augustinian Seminary in Holland. He was a teacher for over 50 years, and taught at Biscayne College (now St. Thomas University) for over 12 years. He was also a longtime professor of English literature at Merrimack College. He was preceded in death by a sister. Services were held at the Biscayne College Convocation Hall. Another service was held at St. Thomas of Villanova in Pennsylvania. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in West Conshohocken, PA with Florida arrangements by Bennett and Sons Funeral Home.

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REWIS, Violet
MACCLENNY, FLORIDA: Violet Davis Rewis, 81, died October 4, 2006 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was born May 15, 1925 in Macclenny, FL to Richard John and Carrie Harvey Davis. She was a longtime Baker County resident, and had lived in Jacksonville for a year and a half. She was a member of Christian Fellowship Temple, and enjoyed traveling and shopping. Family members include her children, Beverly Strother (Duke) of Jacksonville, and Richard L. Rewis, Sr. (Cookie) of Moniac, GA; a brother, Dickie Davis (Faye) of Macclenny; 6 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, R.L. Rewis; and a sister, Kathryn Johns. Services were held at Christian Fellowship Temple. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Macclenny with arrangements by V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services.

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REX, Elizabeth
BEVERLY HILLS, FLORIDA: Elizabeth C. Rex, 87, died February 1, 1986. She was born April 19, 1898 in Massachusetts. She was a retired data processor with Pan-American Airlines, and had moved to Florida 19 years earlier from Brooklyn, NY. She was a Catholic. There were no known surviving relatives. Interment was at Magnolia Cemetery.

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REYNARD, Glenn
LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA: Glenn Philip Reynard, 55, died July 29, 2009 at Medicana Nursing and Rehab Center in Lake Worth. He was born June 11, 1954 in Marlborough, MA. He was an electrician, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a daughter, Teresa Sears of Belgium; two sisters, Jackie Treadway of Lakeland, and Judith Cabiness of Crouse, NC; a brother, Brian D. Reynard of Hiawassee, GA; 2 grandchildren; and a nephew. Interment was at Lake Worth Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Whidden-McLean Funeral Home.

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REYNOLDS, Rosa
DAVENPORT, FLORIDA: Rosa G. Reynolds, 80, died April 23, 2008. She was born September 2, 1927 to William T. and Manilla Bowen Giddens. She worked as a greeter at Wal-Mart. She attended Oak Hill Baptist Church in Loughman, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Haines City. Survivors include two sons, Steve Reynolds and Charles E. Reynolds, both of Davenport; a daughter, Barbara Gillilan of Davenport; two sisters, Louise Sifford of Winter Haven, and Viola Wooten of Kissimmee; two brothers, Hardy Giddens of Davenport, and Alvin Giddens of Little Rock, AR; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Oak Ridge Funeral Care.

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REYNOLDS, Shannon
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Shannon Tolbert Reynolds, 22, died July 14, 1972. He was born October 4, 1949 to Mr. and Mrs. Willie T. Reynolds. Survivors include his wife, Vickie Reynolds; two sons, Mark and Richard Reynolds; his parents; three brothers, Winson, Ray, and Kenneth Reynolds; four sisters, Martha, Missy, Larue and Rachel Reynolds; four half-brothers, Calvin, Arlie, Lloyd, and Bill Reynolds; and three half-sisters, Ruby Stefko, Annie Reynolds, and Ruth McDonald. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery by Blackburn Funeral Home.

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REYNOLDS, Virginia
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Virginia Reynolds, 70, died March 14, 1944. She was a member of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, the Spanish War Veterans Auxiliary, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was survived by a sister, Mrs. A.E. Blake of Tampa; three nephews; and a niece. Services were held at the Palms Memorial Chapel. Interment was at St. Bartholomew's Cemetery.

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RHODEN, Diane
LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Diane Rhoden, 43, died June 19, 2009. She is survived by her husband, Eddie Rhoden; three children, Prescilla Rhoden, Dewayne Rhoden, and Sean Rhoden; a sister; four brothers; and two grandchildren; She was preceded in death by her parents, Franklin and Annette Mullis, and Mildred Rhoden. Interment was at Hopewell Memorial Gardens under the direction of Hopewell Funeral Home.

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RHODES, Paul
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Paul Rhodes, 55, died November 20, 1988 at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay. He was a retired paint contractor, and a member of the Chipley Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Zelda Rhodes; four daughters, Melinda Drummond, Pamala Rhodes, and Carolyn Gilley, all of Chipley, and Wanda Beebe of Dothan; three sons, Allen Rhodes of Chipley, Dewayne Rhodes of Marianna, and Lamar Rhodes of Fort Myers; two brothers, Bill Rhodes of Panama City, and Louis Rhodes of Atlanta; and 10 grandchildren. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home.

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RHYMES, Frank
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Frank Rhymes died April 22, 1976 in Clearwater. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Mayer Rhymes; a son, Douglas Rhymes; two daughters, Kathleen Rhymes and Margaret A. Range; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery in Hickory, NC.

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RICH, George
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: George W. Rich, 75, died August 1, 1959 in Bonifay. He was survived by his wife, Mary Etta Rich; seven sons, Ray, Alfred, Grady, Fred, Oyd, Auby and Fred Rich; and two brothers, R.B. Rich and E.A.J. Rich. Services were held at New Effort Church. Burial was at the church cemetery with arrangements by Peel Funeral Home.

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RICH, Margaret
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA: Margaret Reinert Rich, 88, passed away November 3, 2008. She was born February 4, 1920 in Hahira, GA to Millard and Gussie Parker Smith. She was the longtime owner of the Circle C Motel, and was a member of the Church of God. Survivors include a brother, Lauren (Maxine) Evors; two sisters, Peggy (Ronnie) Kennedy and Doris Capps; a grandson; her nieces and nephews; and her friends, including Nona "Betty" Rothschink and William Bible and their families. She was predeceased by two husbands, Harry S. Reinert, Sr. and W.D. Rich. Interment was at Chapel Hills Memory Gardens by Peeples Family Funeral Home.

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RICHARDS, Mildred
PAHOKEE, FLORIDA: Mildred Nobles Richards, 56, died April 24, 1961 in Pahokee. She was born July 3, 1905. Survivors include two sons, Wallace Richards of St. Petersburg, and James Richards of Tampa; her father, R.B. Nobles of Tampa; two brothers, Harris Nobles of Dover, and P.B. Nobles of Tampa; a sister, Mrs. Geraldine Vandergrift of Pahokee; 3 aunts; and 2 uncles. Services were held at Hard Labor Church. Burial was at Hard Labor Cemetery under the direction of Blackburn Funeral Home.

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RICHARDSON, James W.
GRACEVILLE, FLORIDA: James William Richardson died November 24, 1928 at his residence. He was born August 6, 1860. He was survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Gus Watford; five sons; and other relatives and friends. Burial was at Bethel Cemetery in Holmes County.

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RICHTER, Alto
WESTVILLE, FLORIDA: Alto Troy Richter, 32, died October 4, 1943 in Orlando. He was born August 22, 1911. Survivors include his wife, Bernice Richter; his father, Grady L. Richter of Panama City; and four brothers, Tommy, Frank, Alford and Jimmie Day. Services were held at Poplar Springs Church. Interment was at the church cemetery.

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RIDEOUT, Isaac
LADY LAKE, FLORIDA: Isaac G. Rideout, 75, died January 4, 1990. He was a former resident of Milbury, OH, and was a retired custodian at the Milbury School. He had also been a bus driver for the Lake Township Schools. Survivors include his wife, Ethel Korn Rideout; two daughters, Betty Hyre of Milbury, OH and Carol Miller of Sylvania, OH; a son, Ray Rideout of Interlochen, MI; two sisters, Louisa Rideout and Margaret Nietz; and 8 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother and three sisters.

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RIDER, Evelyn
LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA: Evelyn E. Rider, 68, died November 30, 1982. Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn (Thomas) Richards; three sons, Edward W., Dale, and Douglas; two sisters, Mildred Schlotman and Clara Olsen; a brother, Alvin Chase; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Luke's Catholic Church. Interment was at Memory Gardens Cemetery by Dorsey Funeral Home.

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RIEKERS, Anna
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Anna Riekers, 61, died August 14, 1955. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She had lived in the Miami area for 7 years, and was a former resident of Brooklyn. Survivors include her husband, Albert; a son, Harold, of Miami; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Ben Lanier Funeral Chapel. Interment was at Southern Memorial Park.

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RIGNEY, Emma
DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA: Emma J. Rigney, 86, died January 15, 1978 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Lantana. She was born June 2, 1891 in Ashington, Northumberland County, England to Henry and Catherine Algar. She moved to Pennsylvania in 1915, living in Phillipsburg and Altoona. Survivors include two daughters, Catherine O'Brien of Delray Beach and Margaret Ellis of Altoona, PA; a son, John J. of Youngstown, OH; two sisters in England; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kieran Rigney. Services were held at St. Vincent Church in Delray Beach.

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RIKER, Mabel
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Mabel Irene Riker, 72, died December 3, 2009 in Winter Garden, FL. She was born in New Jersey to the late Frederick and Catherine Wildrick. She is survived by her husband, John Douglas Riker; a son, Eric Kinney; five daughters, Amanda Hazen, Catherine Deikman, Heidi Fernandez, Valerie Marble, and Mary Randall; a sister, Car Wildrick; two brothers, Wayne and John Wildrick; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Dobbs Funeral Home.

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RILEA, Mary
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Mary Frances Rilea, 80, died June 7, 1950 at her residence. She was a native of Ocala, FL. She was survived by three sons, J.L, William W., and C.L.; and three daughters, Mrs. Adonna Simonds, Mrs. Frances Fogarty, and Mrs. Annette Ervin. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Rilea. Burial was at Micanopy Cemetery in Ocala with arrangements by Flagler Funeral Home.

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RISTER, Leola
GRACEVILLE, FLORIDA: Leola Hagler Rister, 80, died June 12, 1996 at the Jackson County Convalescent Center. She was born July 5, 1915. She was a Baptist. Survivors include two grandchildren, Michael Hagler of Virginia, and Steve Hagler of Wausau. Interment was at Marvin Chapel Cemetery under the direction of James and Lipford Funeral Home.

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RITCHIE, Marguerite
PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA: Marguerite D. Ritchie, 77, died December 23, 1993. She was born January 28, 1916 in Waterbury, CT. She was a retired teacher. She was a former resident of Frankfort, MI. She was survived by two daughters, Ann Orlick of St. Louis, and Jane of Altman, GA; a sister, Astrid Curtis of Port Charlotte; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held in Michigan. Arrangements were handled in Port Charlotte by National Cremation Society.

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RIVERS, Waree
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Waree Rivers died January 1, 1980 at a Panama City hospital. She was a native of Coffee County, AL. She was a beautician and a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church. She had lived in Washington County for over 20 years. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lola P. Jackson of Chipley; four brothers, Jack Mincey of Kansas City, MO, Wilmer Mincey of Enterprise, AL, and Tommie Mincey and Ethell Mincey, both of Fort Lauderdale; two sisters, Mrs. Ola Mincey of Chipley and Mrs. Florie Pickens of Cleveland, OH; and a grandchild. Service were held at Jerusalem Baptist Church. Burial was at Southside Cemetery by Cooper Funeral Home.

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ROBERSON, Betty
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA: Betty Geneva Williams Roberson, 85, died May 19, 2011. She was born June 1, 1925 in Bunnell, FL to James R. and Agnes Deen Williams. She was a member of Cypress Assembly of God Church. She is survived by two daughters, Jean Ming of Marianna, and Donna Hopkins of Tallahassee; 7 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank W. Roberson; and a brother, Norman Williams. Interment was at Poplar Head Baptist Church Cemetery in Clarksville by Adams Funeral Home.

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ROBERTS, Austin
HOLIDAY, FLORIDA: Austin G. Roberts, 72, died December 27, 1972. He was a certified public accountant and a former resident of Clearwater, FL and Rio Grande, TX. He was a Mason and Shriner, and had been active with the Order of the Amaranth, the White Shrine of Jerusalem, the Knights Templar, the Florida Priory, the Royal Order of Scotland and the York Rite College. Survivors include his wife, Gladys Roberts; a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Traynor; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Hawkins and Mrs. Fannie Baxter, both of Detroit; a brother, Eric of Newberry, MI; and a grandson. Services were held at Moss Lakeside Chapel in Clearwater.

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ROBERTS, Mary
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Mary Carey Roberts, 85, died August 10, 1927. She was born in 1842 in the British West Indies. She was a resident of the Coconut Grove area, and had formerly lived in Key West. She was the wife of James B. Roberts; and the mother of Maude, James and Austin. Burial was at Pinewood Cemetery.

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ROBERTS, William J.
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: William Joshua Roberts died June 19, 1959 at the Holmes County Hospital. He was born December 1, 1868, and was a native of Cherokee County, GA. He retired from L&N Railway, and was a veteran of the Spanish-American War. He had lived in Bonifay for 53 years. Survivors include his wife, Sallie Roberts; two daughters, Mrs. Randall Yates of Bonifay and Mrs. Tom King of Fort Walton Beach; two sons, Paul and William Roberts, both of Fort Walton Beach; and five sisters, Mrs. Minnie Folds and Mrs. Cathy Atkinson, both of Sterrett, AL, Mrs. Lizzie Dorough of Westover, AL, Mrs. Lou Ella Carter of Birmingham, AL, and Mrs. Mary Nelson of Robertsdale, AL. Burial was at the Bonifay Cemetery under the direction of Sims Funeral Home.

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ROBERTSON, Capaleen
NICEVILLE, FLORIDA: Capaleen Evelyn Robertson, 83, died November 21, 2006 in Fort Walton Beach. She was born March 13, 1923 in Columbus, KY to Alvin and Lula Humphrey Hovious. She enjoyed animals, gardening and watching baseball. Survivors include a son, James L Robertson, Jr. (Susan) of Milton; a stepson, Rusty Jones of California; a stepdaughter, Sue Hawkins of California; a sister, Lucille West of Columbia, KY; a step-granddaughter; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Valparaiso under the direction of Twin Cities Funeral Home.

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ROBERTSON, Kenneth
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: Kenneth Robertson, 78, died May 1, 1990 at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Juanita Parish Robertson; a daughter, Patricia K. Welchon of Kansas City, MO; and a son, Byron K. Robertson of Sibley, MO. Burial was at the Hale Cemetery in Hale, MO with local arrangements by Peel Funeral Home.

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ROBINSON, Hirrie, Sr.
QUINCY, FLORIDA: Hirrie Robinson, Sr., 54, died March 27, 2005 in Quincy. He is survived by a son, Hirrie Robinson, Jr. of Sneads; four daughters, Cathy Robinson of Tallahassee, Shelia Robinson Jone of Quincy; Shawn Parks of Gretna, and Shernease Robinson of Havana; three sisters, Diane Williams of St. Petersburg, and Jeanette Moore and Mary Robinson of Quincy; two brothers, Travis Robinson, Sr. of Quincy, and Ramon Robinson of Fayetteville, NC; 19 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Sunnyvale Cemetery under the direction of Bradwell Mortuary.

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ROBINSON, Johnnie Mae
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Johnnie Mae Robinson, 67, died June 13, 1982 at her home. She was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Ervin Neal and Earlie Keith, both of Chipley; two brothers, Lindsey Robinson and George Robinson, both of Chipley; a sister, Willie Mae Dorsey of Sarasota; two daughters-in-law, Jessie Pearl Neal and Ouida Keith; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Jerusalem Baptist Church. Burial was at Northside Cemetery by Cooper Funeral Home.

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ROBLES, Richard A.
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: Richard Anthony Robles, 82, died April 29, 1993 at the VA Hospital in Montgomery, AL. He is survived by his wife, Essie M. Waller Robles; three daughters, Juanita L. Kalousek of Houston, TX, Elizabeth A. Smith of Palestine, TX, and Marcia L. Robles of Fort Worth, TX; a son, Joseph J. Robles of San Marcos, TX; a sister, Doris Spoelstra of Tampa; a brother, Jack T. Robles of Grand Rapids, MI; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Hard Labor Cemetery under the direction of Peel Funeral Home.

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ROCHETTI, John
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA: John Rochetti, 95, died March 4, 1980. He was a retired musical director at Fox Films. He scored music for the March of Time, Fox's "Magic Carpet" series, Borneo, 36 Hours, Gigolette, and Laurence Stallings' The First World War. He had worked with Louis de Rochemont at Fox. He also composed music under the name of John Rochette. He was a former resident of Brooklyn. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Julius Ferayorni; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Lucie's Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Kraeer Funeral Home.

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RODRIGUEZ, Adolph
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Adolph Rodriguez, 65, died November 9, 1978. Surviving family members include his wife, Amelia Rodriguez; a son, Dennis A. Rodriguez of Los Angeles, CA; a daughter, Stephanie Carririo of West Palm Beach; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at Gallagher Funeral Home in Brooklyn, NY. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery. Local arrangements were handled by Tillman Funeral Home.

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RODRIGUEZ, Venancio
CLEWISTON, FLORIDA: Venancio Rodriguez fallecio el 17 de Marzo del 2007 a los 69 anos de edad en la ciudad de Clewiston, Florida. Le sobreviven su espoda Felicita Rodriguez e hijos Orlando, Prinsesa, Susana, Julio, Roberto, Adley y Marysol, todos Rodriguez. Arrangements were handled by Caballero Rivero Woodlawn Funeral Home.

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ROESLER, May
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: May Thoemen Roesler, 75, died October 2, 1979. She was a native of Kansas. Survivors include her husband, Gilbert J. Roesler; a brother, B.K. Thoemen; and three sisters, Mrs. A.S. Reese, Mrs. Agnes Greer, and Mrs. Charles Cramer. Cremation arrangements were handled by Smith Funeral Home.

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ROFF, Fred
CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA: Fred A. Roff, 81, died August 13, 1955. He was a retired textile manufacturer. He had lived in Coral Gables for 7 years, and was a former resident of Cohoes, NY. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Helena Elliott of Coral Gables; and a son, Courtney, of Landensville, NY. Services were held at Philbrick Funeral Home, Coral Gables Chapel. Interment was in Albany, NY.

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ROLFES, Betty
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Betty Rolfes, 66, died December 7, 1986. She was a native of Miami. Survivors include her husband, Frank B.; a son, Richard; two daughters, Cheryl Meador and Lynda Rolfes; a sister, Shirley Tardiff; and a brother, Bill Hanson. Interment was at Woodlawn Park South Cemetery under the direction of Philbrick Funeral Home.

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ROLLYSON, Marie
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Marie P. Rollyson, 89, died February 23, 1980. She was born in France. She was a former resident of Baltimore, MD, and had lived in St. Petersburg for nearly 30 years. She was a member of Central Christian Church. Survivors include a sister, Alice P. Young of Morton, PA; and a nephew. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of McGriff Funeral Chapel.

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ROMACK, Geneva
LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Geneva Ford Romack, 52, died November 12, 1973. She was a native of Martinsburg, WV. She had lived in Lakeland for 17 years, and formerly lived in Strasburg, VA. She was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include her husband, Harry Lee Romack; a son, Charles E. of Lakeland; two sisters, Mrs. Velma O'Neil of Washington, DC and Lois Ford of Lakeland; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Oak Hill Burial Park under the direction of Thornton Memorial Home.

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ROMAN, Walter
YULEE, FLORIDA: Walter "Bud" Roman, 69, died May 21, 2010 at Baptist Medical Center in Fernandina Beach. He was born October 11, 1940 in Crescent City, FL to Clayton and Eunice Roman. He had been a pipefitter at the Jacksonville Shipyards. He enjoyed birds and building bird houses, and was a former member of the Yulee Moose Lodge. He is survived by a daughter, Anita Roman Prusinski (Joe) of St. Augustine; a son, Willard Roman (Ginny Beverly) of Yulee; a sister, Susie Lucas of Yulee; three brothers, Clayton W. Roman, Jr. of Callahan, and Willard Roman and Raymond C. Roman, both of Jacksonville; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Jewell Jones and Eunice Roman. A memorial service was held in Crescent City. Arrangements were handled by Green Pine Funeral Home.

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ROOKS, Travis
MARIANNA, FLORIDA: Travis M. Rooks, 45, died June 20, 2006 at his home. He was born October 28, 1960. He was a retired Capitol police officer, and attended Trinity Baptist Church. He is survived by his parents, Frank and Jo Ann Rooks of Marianna. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Joe and Edith White; and his paternal grandparents, Mack and Bessie Rooks. Services were held at Trinity Baptist Church. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens under the direction of James and Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel.

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ROONEY, John P., Sr.
NORTH PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: John P. Rooney, Sr., 74, died January 7, 1985 in West Palm Beach. He was a retired journalist and photographer for the Associated Press with 44 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Pat B. Rooney; a daughter; a son; three sisters; a brother; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens under the direction of Village Funeral Home.

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ROSCHE, Anna
NEW PORT RICHEY, FLORIDA: Anna K. Rosche, 83, died February 3, 1969. She was born in Germany. She had moved to New Port Richey four years earlier from Dorchester, MA. Survivors include a nephew, Franz Klose of Brazil; and a niece, Mrs. Freida Couger of New Port Richey. Arrangements were handled by North Funeral Home.

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ROSENBAUM, Lucy
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Lucy M. Rosenbaum died January 4, 1972 in Ocala. She was born in Unicoi, TN. She owned Lucy's Guest House. She was a former resident of Newark, NJ. Survivors include her husband, Thomas J.; two daughters, Mrs. William J. Goldsworthy of St. Petersburg, and Mrs. J.D. Tumbleston of Thomasville, SC; two sisters, Mrs. Flora Neitz of Dover, NJ, and Mrs. Frankie Mitchell of Newark, NJ; 4 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Woodlawn Memory Gardens by Osgood-Cloud Funeral Home.

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ROSENBLATT, Fannie
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Fannie Rosenblatt, 84, died July 16, 1972. She was a member Kneseth Israel Congregation. Survivors include her husband, Louis: her sons, Jack, Max, and Nathan; a brother, Sam Namm; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Riverside Memorial Chapel. Burial was at Mount Sinai Cemetery.

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ROSENSTEIN, Eleanor
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Eleanor Rosenstein, 82, died March 22, 1983. She had lived in the Miami area for 27 years, and formerly lived in New York City. Interment was at Mount Nebo Cemetery under the direction of Gordon Funeral Home.

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ROSETE, Alberto, Sr.
TAMPA, FLORIDA: Alberto Rosete, Sr. 86, died July 1, 2010. He was born September 1, 1923, and was a Tampa native. He had worked in the restaurant business in Tampa for many years. He was a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Etelvina Rosete; three sons, Arturo (Deborah) Rosete, Alberto (Maria Antonia) Rosete, Jr., and Charlie (Patsy) Rosete; a sister, Ana Rosete; 6 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Tampa under the direction of JGR Funeral Home.

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ROSHON, G. Byron
KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA: G. Byron Roshon, 76, died December 20, 1990. He was born November 14, 1914 in Pataskala, OH. He was a retired water conditioner sales representative. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, the Masonic Lodge, and the Order of the Eastern Star. He had lived in Kissimmee since 1988, and was a former resident of Vernon, FL. Survivors include his wife, Mary A. Roshon; four daughters, Linda Hager of Orlando, Norma Handley of Kissimmee, Carol Johnson of St. Louis, MO, and Claudette Connor of Fontana, CA; a son, Robert Roshon of Bonifay; a brother, Charles O. Roshon, Jr. of Valpariso, IN; 12 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment with Masonic rites was at Lee Memorial Park in Fort Myers.

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ROSLEY, Rose
MIAMI SHORES, FLORIDA: Rose Rosley, 64, died August 12, 1955. She had lived in the Miami area for 30 years, and was a former resident of Rochester, NY. There were no known surviving family members. Services were held in Rochester, NY. Local arrangements were handled by Philbrick Miami Shores Funeral Home.

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ROSS, Ann
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA: Ann H. Ross, 81, died December 21, 1991 at her residence. She was a native of Bonifay, FL, and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Howell. She was a retired X-ray technician, and was also a pilot, having served in the Women's Air Service Pilots during World War II. She was a former Miami resident. She was a member of the Organization of Women Pilots (the Ninety-Nines), the Newcomers Bowling League, and the Women's Newcomers Club. She is survived by a sister, Muriel Williams of Tallahassee; a brother, E.H. Howell (Louise) of Milton; a sister-in-law, Onie B. Howell of Bonifay; a niece; 3 nephews; and other relatives and friends.

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ROSS, Richard J.
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Richard J. Ross died October 12, 2002 at his residence. He owned a commercial construction company, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific as an airplane mechanic. He was a native of Connecticut, and came to the St. Petersburg area in 1948. He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. There are no known surviving family members. Arrangements were handled by Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home.

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ROTH, Centa
SUNNY HILLS, FLORIDA: Centa Roth, 86, died March 25, 1998 at her home. She had lived in Washington County for 25 years, and was a former resident of Wake Plains, NY. She was a member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church, where funeral services were held. Arrangements were handled by Brown Funeral Home.

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ROUP, Laura
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Laura McCullough Roup died July 10, 1960 in St. Petersburg. She was born October 4, 1874 in Indiana County, PA to Hiram and Charlotte Pierce McCullough. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She was a former resident of Indiana, PA. Survivors include a stepson, Carl Roup of North Liberty, IA; two brothers, William S. McCullough and Charles R. McCullough; a sister, Edna Griffith; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Roup. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Baynard Funeral Home.

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ROUSE, Ralph N.
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA: Ralph Nelson Rouse, 13, died July 2, 1937 at a local hospital. He was a student at Orange St. Junior High School, and attended Sunday School at Grace M.E. Church. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Rouse of Anastasia Island; a brother, Harry; a sister, Caroline; an uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fields; and his grandmother, Mrs. Curtis Wasson. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery with arrangements by Key-McCabe Funeral Home.

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ROWE, Bonnie
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA: Bonnie J. Rowe, 56, died February 23, 2010 at Flagler Hospital. She was born in Centerline, MI to James and Eileen Godman. She held a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University, and a master's degree from the University of Florida. She had worked at The Way International in New Knoxville, OH, and was a volunteer home fellowship coordinator for The Way International in St. Augustine. She also worked for the University of Florida, and taught nutrition in St. Johns County School System. She had been a St. Augustine resident since 1992. Survivors include her husband, David; three children, Craig, Annah, and Carrie Rowe, all of St. Augustine; two brothers, Ralph Godman of Warren, MI, and Charles Godman of Las Vegas, NV; and two sisters, Vicki Godman and Barbara Bomber, both of St. Augustine. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, James Godman. Arrangements were handled by Craig Funeral Home.

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ROWLAND, Dwight
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: Dwight Raymond Rowland, 60, died October 5, 1979. He was born July 8, 1919. He was a U.S. Army major, and served during World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam. He had lived in the Panama City area since 1974, and had come from Columbus, GA. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Kay Millen and Roberta F. Love; a son, Ronald R. Rowland of Panama City Beach; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at the Fort Benning Post Cemetery in Georgia with local arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home. Note: One of the daughters' last names was difficult to read; it may or may not be Millen.

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RUIP, Steve
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Steve Ruip, 61, died November 19, 1977. He was born in Natrona, PA. He came to St. Petersburg 5 years earlier from Akron, OH, where he worked as a machinist for B.F. Goodrich Tire and Rubber Co. He was a World War II veteran, and was a Protestant. He was survived by a brother, Mike, of Akron. Arrangements were handled by E. James Reese Funeral Home.

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RUSHING, Eugene
PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLORIDA: Eugene Rushing, 67, died June 23, 1976. He was manager of the Beverage Shoppe. He was a past city commissioner and served on the Panama City Beach Civil Service Board. He was of the Baptist faith, and was a Mason and Shriner. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Brown Rushing; and four sisters, Mrs. Ralph Bobo, Mrs. S.L. Maddox, Mrs. Lewis Stewart, and Mrs. R. Burkhalter. Interment was at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham, AL.

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RUSHING, Hardy
PONCE de LEON, FLORIDA: Hardy Monroe Rushing died July 11, 1990 at his residence. He was born in 1915. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Estelle Coon Rushing; a daughter, Patricia A. Smith of Crystal River; two stepdaughters, Peggy Rushing of Red Bay, and Mary Meyer of Plant City; and a sister, Bessie Ramsey of Wewahitchka. Interment was at the Red Bay Cemetery under the direction of Peel Funeral Home.

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RUSS, Fletta
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: Fletta Williams Russ, 94, died May 19, 1993 at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay. She was born September 1, 1898. Survivors include her nieces and nephews; her great-nieces and great-nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Bonifay. Interment was at the Bonifay City Cemetery under the direction of Peel Funeral Home. Note: One record spells her name Fleeta.

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RUSS, Teddie A.
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: Teddie Alton Russ, 76, died December 30, 1979 at the Holmes County Hospital. He was a former county commissioner and a member of the Little Rock Assembly of God. Survivors include his wife, Noma Jean Russ; two sons, Lloyd Russ of Bonifay and Londell Russ of Panama City; and 11 grandchildren. Services were held at the Little Rock Assembly of God. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Sims Funeral Home.

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RUSSELL, Irvin
PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA: Irvin Francis Russell, 83, died December 24, 1986. He had previously lived in Miami for 40 years. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Russell; five sisters, Bernice Russell of Floyd Knobs, IN, Catherine Miner of Louisville, KY, and Carletta McLaughlin, Mary Russell and Dorothy Grady, all of New Albany, IN; and a brother, Joseph Russell of New Albany, IN. Arrangements were handled by Aycock Funeral Home.

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RUSSELL, Philip
SOUTH DAYTONA, FLORIDA: Philip O. Russell, 87, died March 5, 1968. He was a retired tailor with 55 years of service, and a member of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. He had lived in the Daytona area for 13 years, and was a former resident of Indianapolis, IN. He was a Mason. Survivors include three grandchildren, Peggy Benge, David Benge and Jack Benge; and a niece, Mrs. Stanley Troup. Interment with Masonic rites was at Bellevue Cemetery (Daytona Memorial Park) under the direction of Baggett-McIntosh Funeral Home.

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RUTLAND, Walter B., Jr.
OCKLAWAHA, FLORIDA: Walter Blake Rutland, Jr., 22, died April 11, 1980 at Munroe Regional Medical Center. He was a native of St. Petersburg, and came to Marion County in 1977. He was an animal attendant at Silver Springs, Inc. He attended Lake Community College, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Ocala. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Poole Rutland; his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Walter B. Rutland, Sr.; three sisters, Allison Rutland, Carolyn Rutland Schmidt, and Dorothy Rutland; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Carl O. Allison. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Ocala. Interment was at the First United Methodist Church Columbarium under the direction of Hiers Funeral Home.

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SACKETT, Leona
PORT ORANGE, FLORIDA: Leona Mary Sackett, 91, died December 22, 2009. She was born August 7, 1918. She attended Our Lady Of Hope Catholic Church, and volunteered at the former Faulkner Street School in New Smyrna Beach. She enjoyed playing cards and Scrabble, and doing crossword puzzles. She is survived by seven children, James (Laurie) of Franklin, TN, Michael (Carol) of Fort Myers, Mary Hyatt (Robert) of Whitehall, MI, Edward (Sheryl) of Fair Play, SC, Raymond (Maria) of Portage, MI, Patrick of South Daytona, and Sally LaClaire (William) of New Smyrna Beach; a brother, Lewis Horger of Venice,FL; a sister, Rosemary Kirsch (Joe) of Tustin, CA; 36 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren, and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milford; three children, Thomas, Jack and Ann; and nine siblings. Services were held at Our Lady Of Hope Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Settle Wilder Funeral Home.

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SACKRIDER, Edith
GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Edith E. Sackrider, 82, died April 2, 1968. She was born in Lamont, MI. She attended the Gulfport Methodist Church, and was a member of the the Gulfport Community Club, the Maccabees, and the Golden Wedding club. She was a former resident of Jackson, MI, and had lived in Florida for over 25 years. Survivors include her husband, Fred T.; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy M. Boynton of Bryan, OH; two sons, Fred C. of Casspolis, MI and Howard C. of Edina, MI; a sister, Mrs. Belle Park of Coopersville, MI; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by R.E. Pitts Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be at Chapel Cemetery in Sandstone, MI.

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SAGE, Samuel
NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA: Samuel Sage, 85, died February 3, 1981. He was a veteran of World War I. He had lived in the Miami area for over 25 years, and formerly lived in Detroit. Survivors include his wife, Angelina Sage; a brother, Fausto; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was at Dade Memorial Park under the direction of Bennett and Sons Funeral Home.

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SAIN, Grealey
GRACEVILLE, FLORIDA: Grealey Sain, 72, died August 27, 2010 at his home. He was born August 31, 1937 in Geneva County, AL to the late Theodore and Edith Phillips Sain. He retired from Golden Peanut with 33 years of service, and had also worked for Holland Manufacturing and the City of Graceville. Survivors include his wife, Elsie Sain; a daughter, Melissa Sain Long (Tony) of Pinkard, AL; two brothers, Levon Sain (Judy), and Ralph Howell (Charlene), all of Graceville; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Marvin Chapel Cemetery under the direction of James and Lipford Funeral Home.

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SALGANEK, Alvin
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Graveside services were held for Alvin Salganek on October 25, 1984. Survivors include his wife, Pauline Salganek; his children, Larry Jay and Susan J. Salganek; his sisters, Ann Kolber and Rose Schneider; and his grandchildren. Interment was at Shalom Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Eternal Light Funeral Directors. Note One record gives his date of birth as July 3, 1912.

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SALKIND, Walter
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA: Walter Salkind, 52, died August 8, 2003 at his residence. He was born December 15, 1950. He was the retired owner of a printing company. He came to Florida from Brooklyn, NY, and enjoyed photography, oil painting and poetry. He is survived by a daughter, Kristi Salkind of Stuart; a son, Walter, Jr. of Holly Hill; two brothers, Martin of Holly Hill, and Seymour of Lake, MI; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Alavon Direct Cremation. Interment was at Shady Rest Cemetery.

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SALVAGNI, Mary
HOLLY HILL, FLORIDA: Mary Henry Salvagni, 85, died August 7, 1978 at her residence. She was a native of Stamford, CT. She retired from Western Union in New Haven, CT, and had been a Florida resident for 40 years. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and its Active Helpers Society. There were no known surviving family members. Services were held at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Woodward Funeral Home.

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SANCHEZ, Angela
TAMPA, FLORIDA: Angela H. Sanchez, 82, died December 25, 2006. She is survived by a son, Thomas R. Saavedra; a sister, Lydia H. Ogden; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Melanie Saavedra Murphy. Interment was at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park under the direction of Boza and Roel Funeral Home.

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SANE, Henry W.
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: Henry Wesley Sane, 72, died January 19, 1969. He was born in 1896. Interment was at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

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SANFORD, Garnett
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Garnett Sanford died September 6, 2008. He was born February 22, 1930. He reitred from the U.S. Army, and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a native of Chichamauga, GA and a longtime resident of Orlando. He was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Alma Sanford; his children, Karen Sanford and Garnett Sanford, both of Dallas, TX; and Deidra Dixon, Cherlyn Lacy, Kim Mitchell and Roberta Williams, all of Orlando; a sister, Blanche Mays of Jamacia, NY; a companion, Barbara Pinkton of Orlando; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Carter Tabernacle C.M.E. Church. Arrangements were handled by Gail and Wynn's Mortuary.

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SANSKY, Iona
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Iona May Sansky, 84, died October 26, 1998. She was born August 22, 1914. She moved to Florida in 1950, and was of the Christian faith. She is survived by her husband, George; a daughter, Margorie Robinson of Elmira, NY; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.

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SANTORA, Evelyn
GRACEVILLE, FLORIDA: Evelyn Santora, 43, died June 25, 1965 at Moody Hospital in Dothan, AL. She was a member of the Assembly of God in Fadette, AL. Survivors include her husband, Dominic P. Santora; a son, Kenneth Santora; a daughter, Martha Santora; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ray; three brothers, Paul Ray, Edward Ray, and Earnest Ray; and three sisters, Mrs. Ester Dick, Mrs. Wynell Simmons, and Mrs. Martha Jenkins. Services were held at the Assembly of God in Fadette, AL. Interment was at the Fadette Cemetery.

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SAPP, Ivey
VERNON, FLORIDA: Ivey S. Sapp, 67, died August 26, 1971 at a Gadsden County hospital. Survivors include five sisters, Mrs. Jeweline Byrd of Parker, Mrs. Myrt Elrod of Belle Glade, Mrs. Ida Gilley and Mrs. Alvie Hammack, both of New Hope, and Mrs. Malzie Taylor of Barney, GA; three brothers, Joe Stanley of Tallahassee, Arlus Stanley of Bonifay, and Buck Stanley of New Hope; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at New Hope Methodist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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SARGANIS, Georgis
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA: Georgis Sarganis, 72, died September 3, 1963 at a local nursing home. He was born in Greece. He was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. He was survived by a brother, Nick, in Greece. Arrangements were handled by Baggett-McIntosh Funeral Home.

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SASINE, Gussie
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Gussie Sasine, 77, died August 15, 1978. She was a member of Hadassah and Women's B'nai Brith. Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Parower; a son, Stanley; three sisters, Sarah, Sadie and Annie; a brother, Louis Levine; 6 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George. Arrangements were handled by Riverside Memorial Chapel. Note: One record gives her date of birth as March 15, 1900.

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SASLAW, Bessie
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Bessie Saslaw, 81, died November 4, 1982. Survivors include two cousins, Murray Grossberger of Pittsburgh, PA, and Wilma Grossberger of Fort Lauderdale; and her friends. Funeral arrangements were handled by Menorah Chapels. Note: Her date of birth may be April 14, 1901. One record lists her given name as Bess.

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SASSE, Frederick
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Frederick Louis Sasse, 69, died March 17, 1970. He was a native of Brunswick, MO. He had been in the St. Petersburg area for 20 years, and was a former resident of Buffalo, NY. He was of the Lutheran faith. He is survived by his wife, Eileen Sasse. Arrangements were handled by Palms Memorial Funeral Home.

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SAUER, Berthe
SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Berthe Sauer, 82, died February 25, 1979 at a nursing home. She was a native of Antwerp, Belgium. She had been living in Sarasota for 17 years, and was a previous resident of Washington, DC. Survivors include her husband, Eugene Sauer; two sons, Leo E. Sauer of Washington, DC, and George Sauer of Louisville, KY; and 6 grandchildren. Entombment was at Palms Memorial Park under the direction of Toale Brothers Colonial Chapel.

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SAUER, Dolores
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLORIDA: Dolores Sauer, 74, died July 17, 2003 at Life Care Center in Altamonte Springs. She was the daughter of Steven and Catherine DeWalt Hescko. She had worked as a medical secretary, and was of the Lutheran faith. She is survived by her nephews, and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Sauer; and a daughter, Sandy Allgeyer. Arrangements were entrusted to Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home. Note: Date of birth may be September 22, 1928.

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SAUNDERS, Elwilda
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Elwilda Saunders, 102, died August 11, 1942 at a Miami hospital. She was born in Key West. She had lived in Miami for 40 years. Survivors include a son, Thomas Lowe; and 4 grandchildren. Interment was at the Miami City Cemetery under the direction of Combs Funeral Home.

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SAUNDERS, Lenora
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA: Lenora Saunders, 65, died August 13, 2003 at Flagler Hospital. She was a Charleston, WV native, and had lived in the St. Augustine area since 1990. She was a Baptist. She is survived by two sons, Michael Saunders and Steven Saunders, both of St. Augustine; her brothers, David Keen of Charleston, WV, and Jerry and Fred Keen of Sissonville, WV; two sisters, Mary Parker of Palm Bay, and Betty Taylor of Charleston, WV; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at Moultrie Baptist Church. Interment was at St. Augustine Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Craig Funeral Home.

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SAVAGE, John A.
LARGO, FLORIDA: John Arleigh "Jack" Savage, 47, died August 30, 1952 at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater. He was a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II, and was wounded in a ship explosion. Survivors include his wife, Alwine R. Savage; and three sisters, Mrs. Harold Barnes of Clearwater, and Mrs. Norma Hancock and Una Savage, both of Seminole. Services were held at Moss Chapel in Clearwater. Interment was at Corinth Cemetery in Lee, FL.

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SAVIOUR, Pearl
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Pearl Saviour died May 18, 1969. She was born in Louisville, GA. She was a former resident of Soperton, GA, and had lived in St. Petersburg for 18 years. Survivors include a son, Lonzy (Emerree) of St. Petersburg; two daughters, Mary (Lucius) Hardman, and Laura (Willie James) Morris, all of St. Petersburg; three sisters, Lillie Young of New York City, and Malissa Marlon and Bertha (Mark) Singleton), all of Dublin, GA; 14 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Lincoln Cemetery by Creal Funeral Home.

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SAWYER, Moses
EVINSTON, FLORIDA: Moses Sawyer, 44, died December 29, 1964 in Lake City. He was born October 25, 1920 to Phillip and Elizabeth Sawyer. He was a military veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Mary Sawyer; four children, Eldora, Charles, Larry and Mary A. Sawyer; two brothers, Phillip Sawyer of Clearwater and James Sawyer of Evinston; and two sisters, Mrs. Eldora Gill and Mrs. Hattie Harmon, both of Evinston. Services were held at Mount Olive A.M.E. Church. Burial was at Mount Olive Cemetery by Cunningham Funeral Home.

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SAYLOR, Walter
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Walter H. Saylor, 70, died April 16, 1968 at Bay Pines Veterans Hospital. He was a native of Philadelphia. He was a retired painter and a World War I veteran. He was a member of Painters Local #233 and World War I Veterans Post #155. Survivors include his wife, Mildred C. Saylor; a son, Franklin; a sister, Margaret Kershaw of Havertown, PA; and his nieces and nephews. The Palms Memorial was in charge of arrangements.

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SCAFANO, Edith
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Edith Jane Scafano, 60, died January 18, 1960 in Dunedin. She was born in Fairfax County, VA. She was a former resident of Marion, OH, where she was a retired nursing superintendent at the Marion City Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Gasper Joseph Scafano; a daughter, Mrs. Sam Levy of Marion; and two sisters. Arrangements were handled by Moss Funeral Home.

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SCARLETT, Charles P.
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Charles Philip Scarlett, 60, died August 8, 1971. He was born October 14, 1910. He was an electrical contractor and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Erma Lee Scarlett; a stepson, Harold E. Gainey of Chipley; three sisters, Alexine Scarlett of Chipley, Mrs. Will E. Bell of Panama City, and Mrs. Richard A. Trogdon of Dahlonega, GA; 2 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the First Presbyterian Church of Chipley. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery by Blackburn Funeral Home.

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SCHEER, Andrew
CLERMONT, FLORIDA: Andrew "Andy" Scheer, 83, died November 6, 2007 at Orlando Regional Health Care. He was born January 24, 1924 in New York City. He was a retired land developer, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He moved to Florida in 1947, and enjoyed golf, fishing and traveling. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Mary Scheer; two daughters, Karen Lynn of Zephryhills, and Brenda Hudson of Ocala; 4 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment with military honors was at the Florida National Cemetery with arrangements by Becker Family Funeral Home.

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SCHERING, Geraldine
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA: Geraldine "Jerry" Schering, 77, died July 27, 2004 at her residence. She was born in Canton, OH to Herman and Lola Schering. Family members include her children, Paul Schering and Cindy Schering McTaggart, both of Dahlonega, GA; a brother, Gary (Rita) Schering of Canton, OH; and two sisters, Gloria Schering Hoffman of Lighthouse Point, and Jacqueline Schering Capuano of Chester, SC. She was preceded in death by her husband, James B. Crane; a sister, Joyce; and four brothers, Dean, Herman, John and William. Arrangements were handled by the National Cremation Society of Fort Lauderdale.

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SCHIFFERDECKER, George
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: George Schifferdecker, 72, died January 16, 1958 at a local hospital. He was a retired U.S. postal clerk, and a member of the Boston Mutual Post Office Clerks, the Masonic Lodge, and the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club. He was a former resident of Malden, MA, and had been in St. Petersburg for 4 years. Survivors include his wife, Irene Schifferdecker; and two daughters, Mrs. Jean Decker of Douglaston, NY, and Mrs. Dorothy Cameron of Stow, MA. Interment was at Royal Palm Cemetery by Ralph G. Cooksey Funeral Home.

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SCHLOTT, Jacob
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Jacob V. Schlott, 54, died April 11, 1954. He was a mill worker, and had come to the Miami area five years earlier from Philadelphia. Survivors include his wife, Verdell Schlott; two sons, Carl and Jimmy; two daughters, Elizabeth Schlott and Mrs. P. Stone; and three sisters. Cremation arrangements were handled by Lithgow Funeral Home.

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SCHLUEDECKER, William
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: William Schluedecker died August 10, 1963. He was a refrigeration mechanic, and was a Methodist. Although a native of Jenkinstown, PA, he had been a St. Petersburg resident for 56 years. He was survived by his wife, Dorothy A. Schluedecker; two sisters, Emma Wiedeck of St. Petersburg and Rosa Potts of Pinellas Park; two brothers, Charles of Gloucester, MA, and Albert of St. Petersburg; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Arlington Memorial Chapel.

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SCHNECKLOTH, Gretchen
COTTONDALE, FLORIDA: Gretchen Schneckloth, 68, died February 15, 1992 at the West Florida Medical Center in Pensacola. She was born January 20, 1924. She was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Marianna, FL and its Ladies' Guild. Survivors include two daughters, Lorene Anderson of Cottondale and Claine Miller of Stockbridge, GA; two sons, Albert Schneckloth of Jacksonville and Jim Schneckloth of El Paso, IL; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery by Sims Funeral Home.

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SCHNEIDER, Milton
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Milton Schneider, 67, died February 2, 1984. He had been a Miami resident for 30 years, and formerly lived in New York City. He was a Mason and a member of the Knights of Pythias. Survivors include his wife, Ann Schneider; a daughter, Paula Schneider; and a brother, Murray. Interment was at Lakeside Memorial Park under the direction of Gordon Funeral Home.

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SCHNEIDER, Walter
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Walter Joseph Schneider, 66, died March 26, 1965. Services were held at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment was at Royal Palm Cemetery under the direction of Arlington Memorial Chapel.

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SCHNETZLER, Gertrude
OCALA, FLORIDA: Gertrude A Schnetzler, 82, died January 16, 1979 at her home. She was born November 26, 1896, and was a native of Brooklyn, NY. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. There are no known surviving relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Schnetzler. Burial was at Highland Memorial Park in Ocala under the direction of Hiers Funeral Home.

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SCHOO, Lewis
VERNON, FLORIDA: Lewis Herman Schoo died March 3, 1996. Survivors include his wife, Joann Marie Chambers Schoo; three daughters, Diannah Schoo, Debra Cady and Denise Warren; and a son, Douglas Schoo. Arrangements were handled by Peel Funeral Home.

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SCHOTT, Marie
PORT ORANGE, FLORIDA: Marie R. Schott, 92, died January 18, 1992 at Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Daytona Beach. She was born in Blue Mound, WI. She was a member of our Lady of Hope Catholic Church and St. Victor's Catholic Church in Monroe, WI. She was a former resident of Columbia, SC. Survivors include a daughter, Thais M. Schott; a son, Francis; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Haigh-Black Funeral Home.

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SCHULTE, Olive
MAYO, FLORIDA: Olive Juanita Schulte, 75, died January 14, 2009 at Haven Hospice in Lake City. She was born October 19, 1933 in Wirt County, WV. She enjoyed ranch work and caring for farm animals. She was one of the founders of R.O. Ranch, Inc. She was of the Baptist faith. She was a former resident of Orlando, and had been in Mayo since 1970. Survivors include her husband, Frank Schulte, Sr.; a daughter, Kathy Allred (Amel) of Bridgeman, MI; a son, Frank Schulte, Jr. (Claudia) of Michigan, a stepdaughter, Barbara Kondratko (Gary) of Michigan; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Steven and Jim Bunner. Interment was at R.O. Ranch Cemetery under the direction of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home.

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SCHWARTZ, Bella
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Bella Schwartz, 32, died April 3, 1942 in Miami Beach. She was a secretary. She had lived in Miami for a year, and formerly lived in Brighton Beach, NJ. She was unmarried. Survivors include four brothers, Moe, Jack, Ben and Edward, all of Miami Beach. Services were held at the Riverside Memorial Chapel. Interment was at Mount Nebo Cemetery.

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SCHWELM, Margaret
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Margaret A. Schwelm, 86, died December 7, 1986 at her home. She was a Florida native. Survivors include three daughters, Patricia Green, Theresa Rojas and Charlotte Redden; two sons, Ross and John Schwelm; 15 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Benedict's Church. Interment was at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery by Lowe-Hanks Funeral Home.

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SCISM, Minnie
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA: Minnie W. Scism, 100, died October 27, 1979 at her residence. She was a former resident of Tarrytown, NY, and had been living in Boca Raton for 17 years. She is survived by her daughter, Eva M. Scism of Boca Raton. Cremation arrangements were handled by Kraeer Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Boswell
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA: Boswell Bryant Scott, 89, died July 27, 1991 at Gulf Pines Hospital in Port St. Joe. He was a Bay County native. He was a retired farmer and longtime school bus driver. Survivors include three sons, Dallas Scott, John Scott and Burnice Scott, all of Fountain; two daughters, Dorothy Bennett and Bobbie Knopp, both of Fountain; a sister, Frances Brown of Bay County; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Sandy Mountain Church Cemetery by Wachob-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Ella
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Ella Mary Scott, 83, died July 5, 1938. She was born in 1855 in Palmetto, GA. She attended St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church. She was a member of the D.A.R. and the U.D.C., and was a 40-year resident of St. Petersburg. She was survived by a son, William Henry Melville Scott; a daughter, Mrs. Clyde Taylor; a brother, Lemuel Dean; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church. Burial was at St. Bartholomew Cemetery.

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SCOTT, Emma
MARIANNA, FLORIDA: Emma Scott, 78, died June 28, 1968 at Jackson Hospital. She was survived by a brother, George Scott of Marianna. Services were held at Shady Grove Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Joe
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Joe Lawrence Scott, 51, died October 27, 1989. He was a member of St. James A.M.E. Church, and was a native of Careyville, FL. Survivors include a son, Ronald of Miami; his father, O.S. Scott of Careyville; five brothers, Ossie Scott, Walter Scott, Roy Lee Scott, Arthur Scott (Deloise), and Saulathia Scott; two sisters, Vassie Lee and Angeline Johnson; 11 nieces; 14 nephews; and his friends. Services were held at St. Mary A.M.E. Church in Careyville. Interment was at St. Mary Cemetery in Careyville by Cooper Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Leroy
LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Leroy Scott, 73, died October 21, 1981 at his residence. He was born July 15, 1908, and was a native of Holder, FL. He had worked as a cook, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, and had lived in Lakeland for 68 years. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Scott; a daughter, Annette Green of Lakeland; and two sisters, Leola Holloman of Orlando, and Ivory Adams of Lakeland. Services were held at Harmony Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Laurel Hill Cemetery by Charles A. Lewis Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Mallie
WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA: Mallie S. Scott, 84, died May 9, 1977 at his residence. He was born August 21, 1893, and was a native of Berrien County, GA. He was a retired citrus grower, and had lived in Winter Haven since 1918. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake Alfred and a 45-year member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Survivors include two sons, Levell Scott and Lenton Scott, both of Winter Haven; two daughters, Lorena Martin and Juanita Hilliard, both of Winter Haven; a sister, Evie S. Sheppard of Tampa; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Mary
INGLIS, FLORIDA: Mary Sisson Scott, 85, died March 8, 1992 at her residence. She was born July 13, 1906. She was a native of Mansfield, OH, and had lived in Florida for 46 years. She is survived by her husband, Louis Scott; two daughters, Helen Adams of Orange City, and Patsy Ann Neeld of Inglis; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Cedars of Lebanon Cemetery by Roberts Funeral Home.

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SCRIBNER, Cecil
SANFORD, FLORIDA: Cecil C. Scribner, 68, died January 6, 1980. He was a retired welder and a Protestant. Survivors include his wife, Morgan Scribner; four daughters, Anita Green of Chipley, Bonnie S. Hoffman of Sanford, Betty L. Dezauche of Mobile, and Jacqueline James; a brother, Marcus Scribner; 16 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Brown Funeral Home.

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SCRIVEN, Samuel
OCALA, FLORIDA: Samuel T. "Sam" Scriven, 18, was killed in action on May 1, 1967 during the Vietnam War. He was born December 27, 1948 in Summerfield, FL to Mr. and Mrs. Willie Scriven. He had been on his school's football team. He served with the 28th Infantry of the U.S. Army. Survivors include his parents; a sister; and his brothers. Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Gardens by Cunningham Funeral Home.

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SCRIVENS, Lorenzo
OCALA, FLORIDA: Lorenzo "Pal" Scrivens, 52, died December 24, 1969. He was born February 14, 1917 in Ocala. He was a cook, and was unmarried. Survivors include his mother, Mae Bennie Scrivens; and four aunts, Mrs. Sophronia Johnson, Mrs. Fannie Pinkney, Mrs. Mary L. Smith, and Mrs. Willie Mae Williams, all of Ocala. Interment was at Tucker Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Cunningham Funeral Home.

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SCUDERI, Salvatore
SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Salvatore Scuderi, 91, died April 23, 1997. He was born in Italy on May 15, 1905. He worked in the construction industry as a mason. He had been a Sarasota resident for four years, and previously lived in Englewood. He is survived by two sons, Robert J. of Altamonte Springs, and Richard A. of Englewood; a daughter, Irene Ciancarelli of Sarasota; two sisters, Josephine Tortorella of Englewood, and Edie Santolli of Brooklyn, NY; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Arrangements were handled by Martin Funeral Home.

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SEASTEDT, Gustave
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA: Gustave A. Seastedt, 79, died April 16, 1969. Survivors include his wife, Harrit Seastedt; and a sister, Mrs. Sinhild Carlsson of Sweden. Arrangements were handled by Kraeer Funeral Home.

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SEAY, Ida
LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA: Ida Mae Rainey Seay, 63, died March 3, 1982 at the John Knox Medical Center in Tampa. She was born in Union County. She worked as a seamstress, and was a Baptist. She is survived by a daughter, Ruth Lazenby of Tampa; three brothers, Julius T. Rainey and William H. Rainey, both of Lake Butler, and Joe Rainey of Perry; a sister, Willie Mae Bloodsworth of Lake City; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Elzey Chapel Cemetery by Archer Funeral Home.

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SEAY, Rutha
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Rutha G. Seay, 73, died August 26, 2007. She was born August 2, 1934. She was a domestic worker, and enjoyed gardening, cooking, bowling, and crossword puzzles. She attended Mount Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Mallori S. Watson, Earletta D. Rickerson, and Jessica S. Newton, all of St. Petersburg; six sons, Dana R. Seay of Columbus, GA, and Karey K. Seay, Earl R. Seay II, Steven J. Seay, Calvin A. Hicks, and Donald E. Seay, Sr., all of St. Petersburg; a brother, Michael T. Griffin of St. Petersburg; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and her former husband, Earl R. Seay, Sr. Services were held at Mount Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Zion Hill Funeral Home.

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SECOR, Charles
LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Charles Secor died September 3, 1956 at his residence. He was a retired carpenter, and was a former resident of the Pittsburgh, PA area. Survivors include three sons, Fred, Dalton and Charles; five daughters, Ethel McKinney, Ada Todd, Flossie DeVassie, Elsie Anderson, and Laura Schrenker; and 19 grandchildren. Interment was in Lakeland.

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SELLERS, H.L.
MIAMI, FLORIDA: H.L. Sellers died September 21, 1980. He was a retired superintendent for Troop Brothers Construction with over 30 years of service. He was a member of the Biscayne Bay Masonic Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Elynor Sellers; two sons, Michael and William; and a brother, H.M. Interment was at Miami Memorial Park under the direction of Ahern-Plummer Funeral Home.

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SELLERS, Reba
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: Reba Myers Sellers, 80, died July 20, 1993. Survivors include two daughters, Wynell Heinrich and Vernell Peacock, both of Bonifay; three sons, Joseph D. Myers and Bobby G. Myers, both of Bonifay, and Brady Myers of Huffman, TX; a sister, Vera Williams of Vernon; 25 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services were held at the Church of God of Prophecy. Interment was at Bethlehem Cemetery by Peel Funeral Home.

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SEMICH, Nickolas
CALLAWAY, FLORIDA: Nickolas P. Semich, 79, died May 13, 2008. He was born August 28, 1928 in Lovila, IA. He retired from the Northrop Corporation. He also retired from the U.S. Air Force after 27 years of service, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Prior to moving to Callaway in 1986, he had lived in Saudi Arabia for 11 years. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lillian Semich; a son, Nickolas of Macon, GA; his sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Martha Pesuth of Dekalb, IL, Kathleen Crowley of Brooklyn, NY, Terri O'Brien of Louisville, KY, and Dick Lasell of Cedar Rapids, IA; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. Arrangements were handled by Southerland Family Funeral Home.

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SENNOTT, Harry
KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA: Harry Z. Sennott, 80, died May 26, 2005. He was born January 12, 1925 in Los Angeles, CA to Harry B. and Clara Z. Sennott. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Forces. Survivors include his wife, Anita Kruse Sennott; a son, Tom Sennott; his daughters, Betsey Sennott, Bonita Sennott, Jacqueline Churchill and Jennifer Pfeffer; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Clare Crittenden; and a brother, Dr. John S. Sennott. Services were held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Interment was at the Florida National Cemetery.

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SEPPANEN, Elmer
LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA: Elmer J. Seppanen, 78, died November 27, 1986 at his residence. He had lived in Lake Worth for 16 years, and was a former resident of Detroit, MI. He retired from the Ford Motor Company with 30 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church and the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Agnes Seppanen; three sisters, Sylvia Seppanen, Hilma Palo, and Fannie Kujala; a brother, William; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church. Interment was at Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Legge Funeral Home.

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SERMONS, George
TARPON SPRINGS, FLORIDA: George Samuel Sermons, 61, died March 31, 1959 at his residence. He retired from the fishing industry. Survivors include his wife, Frances Lucille Sermons; a son, C.E. Sermons; four sisters, Lillie Pierce and Lucille Moody, both of Tarpon Springs, and Mrs. Enzie Lenton and Mrs. Ellen Jackson, both of Tampa; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Cycadia Cemetery under the direction of Vinson Funeral Home.

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SERNA, Anna
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Anna M. Serna, 80, died in February of 1966. She was a former resident of Pittsburgh, PA, and had been in Miami for 15 years. Survivors include her sons, John J. and Francis of Pennsylvania; her daughters, Rosemary Serna, Dorothy A. Serna, and Sylvia L. Crudele, all of Miami, and Anna M. McDonald of Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Local arrangements were handled by Van Orsdel Coral Gables Chapel. Interment was in Pennsylvania. Note: Interment may be at Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery in Pittsburgh.

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SEROOR, Julia
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Julia Seroor, 84, died July 15, 1985. She was born in Syria. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Cathedral. She had been an area resident since 1956, and formerly lived in Stafford, CT. Survivors include a son, John M.; five daughters, Alice Seroor, Agnes Seroor, Evelyn Seroor, Jeanette Seroor, and Elaine Reynolds; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Royal Palm Cemetery by John S. Rhodes Funeral Home.

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SESSING, Hazel
HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA: Hazel Mae Sessing, 84, died June 6, 2003. She was born in Jamaica. She and her husband owned a dry cleaning business. She was a former resident of New York, and had lived in Florida for 27 years. Survivors include a son, Trevor (Micheline) Sessing of Hollywood; and 5 nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry. Services were held at the Second Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale. Interment was at Lauderdale Memorial Park under the direction of Fairchild Funeral Home.

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SETZER, Dorothy
AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA: Dorothy E. Setzer died February 26, 2004 at her home. She was born August 23, 1917, and was a native of Jamestown, OH. She was a former resident of Hialeah, FL. She enjoyed reading and cooking, and was of the Lutheran faith. Survivors include her children, David (Linda) O'Brien and James (Kelly) Setzer II, both of Springfield, OH, Pamela (Leroy) Riha of Ormond Beach, Debra (Jim) Forbes of Fernandina Beach, and Patricia (Gary) Russell of Coolville, OH; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cliff Setzer; her parents, John L. and Flora DeWitt Casey; a sister, Louise Poland; and three brothers, Jesse, Hank and Johnny Casey. Interment was at Bosque Bello Cemetery under the direction of Oxley-Heard Funeral Home.

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SEXTON, Ruth
MARIANNA, FLORIDA: Ruth Richardson Sexton, 95, died September 2, 2007 in Marianna. She was born in 1912 in Dale County, AL in 1912. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Marianna for over 50 years, and had been active with the adult Sunday School class and the WMU. She was also a member of the Rose Circle Garden Club for 30 years, and enjoyed playing canasta. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Sue Ann and Don Schafer of Lynn Haven, and Pat Howard of Altamonte Springs; a brother, Harold Richardson of Panama City; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Sexton. Interment was at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens under the direction of James and Sikes Funeral Home, Maddox Chapel.

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SEYD, Ernest
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA: Ernest K. Seyd, 76, died October 31, 1970 at his residence. He was a former resident of Andover, CT, where he was a manufacturer's representative for over 30 years. He was a member of the Boca Raton Hotel and Club and the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. He was survived by his wife, Gertrude Seyd; and a sister, Mrs. Charles Snyder of Miami. Cremation arrangements were handled by Kraeer Funeral Home.

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SEYLER, Robert J.
MARCO ISLAND, FLORIDA: Robert John Seyler died January 30, 2007. He was born April 19, 1926. He owned a business that manufactured heating pumps, pool filters, and ladder sockets. He was an inventor who held many patents. He was a charter member of the Marco Island Yacht Club, and belonged to the Rotary Club, the Moose Lodge, and the Marco Cruise Club. He was a veteran of World War II and was a Purple Heart recipient. He is survived by his wife, Uschi Seyler; his children, Robert, Kathy, Cheryl, Wayne, Deborah, Steven, Diane, Christine, Randy and Dawn; two sisters, Marilyn and Beverly, 22 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and his dog, Bear. Interment was at Marco Island Cemetery.

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SHAPIRO, Louis
INGLIS, FLORIDA: Louis L. Shapiro, 62, died April 2, 1978. He was born in New York City. He retired from the New York City Fire Department, and had moved to Inglis 17 years earlier from Miami. Survivors include his wife, Dale; and two sons, David and Harvey. Arrangements were handled by Hooper Funeral Home.

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SHAULIS, Frank
MARIANNA, FLORIDA: Frank Shaulis, 80, died July 29, 1971 in Marianna. He was born July 17, 1891. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Audrey Miller of Pittsburgh, PA; a sister, Mrs. Ella Swartz of Akron, OH; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Blackburn Funeral Home. Note: One record gives his year of birth as 1890.

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SHAVER, Mary
EUSTIS, FLORIDA: Mary Ann Shaver, 67, died September 18, 1969 at Waterman Memorial Hospital. She was born in Philadelphia. She came to Eustis in 1958 from Philadelphia. Survivors include four sisters-in-law, including Julia Vinson. She was preceded in death by her husband, D.T. Shaver. Cremation arrangements were handled by Zeller-Kennedy Funeral Home. Interment of cremains was in Earlington, KY.

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SHEELY, Mary
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Mary A. Sheely, 80, died January 8, 1954 in Clearwater. She was a former resident of Erie, PA. There were no known surviving family members. Arrangements were handled by Moss Funeral Home.

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SHEFFIELD, George
VERNON, FLORIDA: George W. Sheffield, 18, died February 16, 1944 while working on a tank at the Newport company yards. Survivors include his father, A.L. Sheffield of Vernon; three brothers, Curtiss, Dale and Joe; two half-brothers, Jessie Stanley and Calvin Stanley; and a half-sister, Mrs. Violet Reddick. Services were held at the New Hope Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Blackburn Funeral Home.

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SHEFFIELD, Wayne, Sr.
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA: Wayne Sheffield, Sr., 37, died January 20, 1975. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. B.E. Sheffield, and was a native of Washington County, FL. He worked for Southern Bell Telephone. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Sheffield; a daughter, Fran; a son, Wayne Sheffield, Jr.; and two sisters, Mrs. Patsy Adkinson of Chipley, and Mrs. Lyrdal Sartain of Lynn Haven. Interment was at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery by Glidden Funeral Home.

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SHELLEY, Stephen
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA: Pfc. Stephen Andrew Shelley, 19, died February 25, 1968 at Clark AFB Hospital in Manila. He was wounded in action in Vietnam during a search and destroy mission in Quang Tri Province on January 10, 1968. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the H&S Company, 1st Battalion, Third Marines. He was born August 6, 1948, and was a native of St. Augustine. He was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy and a student at Clemson College and St. John's River Community College. Survivors include his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Shelley; two brothers, David and Mark; two sisters, Kay and Patricia; his maternal grandmother; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Shelley; and an uncle, Walter Shelley. Burial was at San Lorenzo Cemetery in St. Augustine by Craig Funeral Home.

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SHERE Sam
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLORIDA: Sam Shere, 77, died July 8, 1982 at Ocean Nursing Home in New Smyrna Beach. He was born Samuel Shereshewsky in Minsk, Russia in 1904, and came with his family to New York City. He became a news photographer, and was regarded as a pioneer of 35mm photojournalism. He took one of the world's most famous news photographs, which featured the 1937 crash of the airship Hindenburg. He worked at Pathe News, was employed as a maritime photographer, and later worked for the New York Evening Graphic. He would eventually join International News Photo, and was also a photographer for Life magazine. He took his last professional photos in Ireland at the age of 75. He had briefly lived in Pocahontas, AR, and some of his materials have been donated to the Randolph County Historical Society there. Other photos for which he was acclaimed included shots of Eisenhower returning from the war, Lindbergh at Roosevelt Field, Dewey on the campaign trail, "Wrong Way" Corrigan's return to the States, Eisenhower and Patton on the North African campaign, Wendell Wilkie’s funeral, and French president Charles DeGaulle's visit to New York. Survivors include a son, Richard Shere of New Smyrna Beach; two brothers; and two sisters. At his request, he was cremated.

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SHERRETT, Dale
RUSKIN, FLORIDA: Dale A. Sherrett, 85, died October 10, 2009 at Hospice House. He was born March 1, 1924. Survivors include his wife, Betty D. Sherrett; a son, Michael D. Sherrett of Ruskin; three daughters, Patricia Carter of Ruskin, Linda Galloway of Longwood, and Pamela Harachian of New York; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. John the Divine. Arrangements were entrusted to Zipperer's Funeral Home.

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SHIFFLETT, Barbara
DAVENPORT, FLORIDA: Barbara Ann Shifflett, 57, died April 14, 1999. She was a former resident of Fort Lauderdale. Survivors include her husband, Donald J. Shifflett; two daughters, Sandra Ehlers of Fort Lauderdale, and Kimberly Simcox of Peru, IN; a son, Thomas Terry of Peru, IN; a sister, Donna Peiffer of Davie; 3 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Ann Catholic Church in Haines City. Interment was at Lauderdale Memorial Park under the direction of Lane-Holt Funeral Home.

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SHIRAH, Ed
VERNON, FLORIDA: Ed Shirah, 49, died June 12, 1950. He was survived by his wife, Pearlie Shirah; three sons, T.J., Earl, and J.W.; three daughters, Mary Nell, Edie and Kathrine; three brothers, Joe Shirah, Ben Shirah and Jim Shirah; and three sisters, Sarah Clements, Anna Jane Clements, and Annie Coleman. He was preceded in death by a brother, Linnie. Services were held at Liberty Hill Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Blackburn Funeral Home.

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SHIRAH, Linnie
GRACEVILLE, FLORIDA: Linnie Shirah, 48, died June 7, 1950 in Caryville. He was survived by his wife, Vessie Shirah; a daughter; two sons, Billie and Lamar; four brothers, Joe, Ben, Jim and Ed; and three sisters, Jane Clements, Sarah Clements, and Annie Coleman. Burial was at Whitaker Cemetery under the direction of Blackburn Funeral Home.

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SHIRE, Towfick
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Towfick E. Shire, 79, died December 5, 1977. He was born in Lebanon. He was a journeyman mechanic for the U.S. Post Office, and came to St. Petersburg 16 years ago from Boston, MA. He was a member of the American Legion in both Boston and St. Petersburg, and was a Mason. He is survived by three daughters, Virginia Marcus, Evelyn and Ruth; four sons, Phillip, Ted, Lamont and Richard; two sisters, Rose Cosgrove and Ann Johnson; two brothers, Abraham and Thomas; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was in Massachusetts. Arrangements were handled by C. James Mathews Funeral Home.

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SHOOPINSKI, Serge
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Serge Shoopinski, 77, died February 11, 1969. He was born in Russia. He was a former resident of New York City, and had been in the St. Petersburg area for 46 years. He was the retired owner of a textile business, and was of the Russian Orthodox faith. Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Serafima Samsonov of Lakewood, NJ, and Mrs. Nina Shenshin of St. Petersburg. Services were held at the Church of the Holy Trinity. Arrangements were handled by Gulfport Memorial Funeral Home.

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SHY, Walter L., Sr.
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Walter Leslie Shy, Sr., 74, died November 16, 1977. Survivors include his wife, Sally P. Shy; a son, Walter L. Shy, Jr. of California; a sister, Ruth E. Shy of West Palm Beach; and a cousin, Martha Odinga of New York, NY. Interment was at Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Tillman Funeral Home.

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SIEGEL, Aida
HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA: Aida Siegel, 78, died February 27, 1988. Survivors include two daughters, Renaye Lehman of Tucson, AZ, and Mary Lous Nussinow of Woodbury, NY; two sisters, Hilda Stern and Muriel Marcy Davis; a brother, Paul; 6 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Interment was at Menorah Gardens Mausoleum under the direction of Levitt-Weinstein Memorial Chapels.

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SIGNORELLI, Olive
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Olive Signorelli, 76, died January 6, 1969. She was a former resident of Kearney, NJ, and had been living in the Miami area for 5 years. Survivors include her husband, Frank; two daughters, Mrs. Adele Flattery of Alexandria, VA and Mrs. Ruth Doyle of Bricktown, NJ; a stepson, Edward Starrett of East Los Angeles, CA; and a sister, Mrs. Grace Bovino of Staten Island, NY. Arrangements were handled by the Riverside Funeral Home.

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SILVERFINE, Claire
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Claire Silverfine died October 23, 1984. She was the mother of Suzanne Orkin. She had one grandchild and one great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Abraham. Services were held at The Riverside in New York City. Note: One record lists her date of birth as September 15, 1903; another states that burial was at Mount Hebron Cemetery in Flushing, NY.

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SILVERMAN, Edith
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA: Edith Coffman Silverman, 92, died February 4, 2009. She was born January 2, 1917 in Winnipeg, Canada. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, and held degrees in social work. She was a psychiatric social worker in the public schools. She was a former Hadassah president. She is survived by four children, David Silverman (Carole) of Gainesville, Eileen Klein (Allen) of Livingston, NJ, Robert Silverman (Jane) of Cleveland OH, and Karen Warren (James) of Greenville NC; a sister, Leah Silver (Neil) of South Bend, IN; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Maurice Silverman. Burial was at B'nai Israel Cemetery under the direction of Forest Meadows Funeral Home.

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SILVERMAN, Hyman
THE VILLAGES, FLORIDA: Hyman Silverman, 82, died November 18, 2009. He was born in New York City. He was a retired letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service, and relocated to The Villages from Las Vegas, NV. He was a veteran of the U.S. military. He is survived by his wife, Harriet; a daughter, Tami of The Villages; a son, Mark of Davie; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Beyers Funeral Home.

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SILVEY, Russell, Sr.
DeFUNIAK SPRINGS, FLORIDA: Russell Silvey, Sr. 71, died July 6, 1990 in Panama City. He was a retired American Airlines pilot and a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a Mason and Shriner. He formerly lived in Fort Walton Beach and Vernon. Survivors include his wife, Margaret J. Silvey; a son, Russell Silvey, Jr.; and a daughter, Kathy J. Bramwell. Cremation arrangements were handled by Wachob-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

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SIMMONS, Ella
VERNON, FLORIDA: Ella Simmons, 56, died February 23, 1944 at her residence. She was survived by her husband, Oscar Simmons; a daughter, Mrs. Wesley B. Hall; and two brothers, John and Carlie Hollis. Services were held at "the O'Cornner Church". Burial was at the church cemetery with arrangements by Blackburn Funeral Home.

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SIMON, Leopold
EL JOBEAN, FLORIDA: Leopold Simon died March 6, 1972. He was born in 1905 in San Antonio, TX. He had been a Charlotte County resident since the 1930s. He was survived by his wife, Donna E. Simon. Interment was at Gulf Pines Memorial Park by Kays Funeral Home.

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SIMON, Linda
WILLISTON, FLORIDA: Linda Williams Simon, 52, died January 1, 2008 at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville. She was born in Miami. She was a member of Outreach Church of Christ Written in Heaven in Dunnellon, and had been a Williston resident since 1989. Survivors include a son, Jeffery Simon of Inverness; a daughter, Nettie Gabart of Williston; her brothers, Henry Williams and David Williams, both of Miami, Robert Young of North Carolina, and Eddie J. Dailey of Maryland; her sisters, Daisy Wenow of Miami, Valerie Young and Essie Mae Dailey, both of Miami, and Leola Williams of Maryland; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Cornelius Williams; and three sisters, Mary Dailey, Shirley Dailey and Liz Dailey. Services were held at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at New Hope Cemetery by Carnegie Funeral Home.

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SIMONE, Mary
MARATHON, FLORIDA: Mary Ellen Simone died May 1, 1980 in Marathon. She had lived in Marathon for 25 years, and was a former Miami resident. Survivors include her husband, George; and a sister, Mae Crews of Clinton, MO. Cremation arrangements were handled by Martin-Vegue Funeral Home.

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SIMONSON, Hans
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Hans Simonson, 78, died November 6, 1959. He was a native of Denmark. He was a retired woodsman, and had been in Florida for eight years. There were no known surviving family members. Arrangements were handled by F.H. Osgood Funeral Home.

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SIMPLER, Alma
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Alma S. Simpler, 81, died September 21, 1979 at Gulf Coast Community Hospital in Panama City. She was a native of Washington County, FL and a longtime Chipley resident. She was a Baptist. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Martha Patterson of Chipley and Mrs. Hazel Casey of Mobile, AL; a sister, Mrs. Willie Dell Richter of Panama City; two brothers, Carl Sowell of Jacksonville and Joe Sewell of Panama City; 3 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery by Blackburn-Wachob Funeral Home. Note: The surviving brothers' last names were spelled both as Sewell and Sowell.

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SIMPLER, Offie
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Offie Lee Simpler, 72, died January 4, 1972 at the Washington County Hospital. He was born August 10, 1899. Survivors include his wife, Alma Simpler; two stepdaughters, Hazel Casey of Mobile, AL, and Martha Patterson of Pensacola; a brother, Guss Simpler of Blountstown; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Blackburn Funeral Home.

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SISENSTEIN, Hettie
BEVERLY HILLS, FLORIDA: Hettie Sisenstein, 94, died January 28, 1979. She was born in England on June 18, 1884. She was a retired buttonhole maker and a former resident of Fort Jefferson, NY. Survivors include a daughter, Miriam Korenthal of Beverly Hills; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

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SISINNI, Charles
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Charles Sisinni, 90, died January 3, 2009. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, and had been an Orlando residence since 1944. He enjoyed fishing. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Renee Sisinni; two daughters, Cynthia Moon (Don) of Longwood, and Jeanie Fitchen (Ned) of Cocoa; a son, Charles Sisinni (Jo Ann) of Orlando; a sister, Camella Composto of Brooklyn, NY; 9 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Diana Mitchell. Arrangements were handled by Dobbs Funeral Home.

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SITOMER, Meyer
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Meyer Sitomer, 75, died July 15, 1943 at a local hospital. He was a retired butcher. He had been living in Miami for 8 years, and formerly lived in Brooklyn. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Sitomer; and a brother, Ben Sitomer of Brooklyn. Interment was at Woodlawn Park Cemetery under the direction of Gordon Funeral Home.

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SKAIFE, Clinton
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Clinton C. Skaife, 55, died December 12, 1969. He was born in Canada. He was a manager at Locklin Products. He was a district commissioner for the Boy Scouts, and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose. He formerly lived in Washington State. Survivors include a daughter, Lucia Kay of Tallahassee; two sisters, Ellen McCauley of Cheney, WA, and Alice Labine of Ontario, Canada; two brothers, Rubin of Spokane, WA, and William H. of Idaho; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery by R. Lee Williams Funeral Home.

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SKEEN, Mary
JASPER, FLORIDA: Mary Evelyn Skeen, 65, died July 22, 2005. She was born April 4, 1940 to Jack and Ruth Tyre Rye. She is survived by a sister, Ruby Jones of Deland; five brothers, Charles Rye and Tommy Rye, both of Live Oak, and Jack Rye, James Rye, and Wilbur Rye, all of Jasper; her nieces and nephews; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Skeen; her parents; and a sister, Brenda Arnold. Interment was at the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Harry T. Reid Funeral Home.

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SKIADOPOULOS, Iraklis
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Iraklis Skiadopoulos, 74, died October 22, 2007 at his home. He was born in Greece. He came to Florida in 1992 from New York City, and owned several businesses in Pinellas County. Survivors include his wife, Efrosini Skiadopoulos; two sons, Nik of Clearwater, and Mario of Potomac, MD; two sisters, Marika Moros and Ireni Dardamanis; two brothers, Andreas and Dionysios; and a grandchild. Services were held at Holy Ascension Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens in New Port Richey under the direction of North/Meadowlawn Funeral Home.

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SLAVIT, Isabelle
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Isabelle Slavit died in February of 1981. She was a member of the Theosophical Society, the Retired Teachers, the Douglas Gardens Jewish Home for the Aged, B'nai B'rith, the Retired Medical Group of New York City, the Florida Women's Division of the American Jewish Congress, and other organizations. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Joseph Slavit. Services were held at Rubin Chapel. Note: Her date of birth may be February 25, 1886.

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SLINGSBY, Alfred
BRADENTON, FLORIDA: Alfred Slingsby died July 24, 1976. He was born in England. He was a retired textile firm manager. He was a former resident of Pawtucket, RI, and played with the St. Petersburg Orchestra and the West Coast Symphony Orchestra. Interment was at Mansion Memorial Park under the direction of Griffith-Cline Funeral Home.

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SMAIL, Thomas W.
CLERMONT, FLORIDA: Thomas William Smail, 72, died August 18, 2005. He was born September 18, 1932 to William N. and Dorothy Swarzlander Smail. He was a retired carpenter and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW, and the Elks Lodge. He is survived by three sons, Richard Smail of Port St. Lucie, Thomas Smail of Clermont, and David Smail of Groveland; a daughter, Lisa Farmer of Groveland; a sister, Barbara Hazlett; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine; and a grandson, Thomas Smail, Jr. Interment with military honors was at the Florida National Cemetery under the direction of Becker Family Funeral Home.

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SMAILIS, Vitold
PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA: Vitold J. Smailis, 85, died December 17, 1999. She was born in Chicago on September 23, 1914. She had been a Port Charlotte resident for 22 years, and previously lived in Waterford, MI. In Michigan, she was a member of the Detroit Athletic Club. Surviving family members include a son, Dennison P. Vassler of Fenton, MI; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Arrangements were handled by Roberson Funeral Home.

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SMART, David A.
MIAMI, FLORIDA: David Alan Smart, age 14 months, died April 20, 1950 at a children's home in Homestead. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Smart; a sister, Alison; and a brother, Robert. Interment was at Palm Cemetery in Naranja under the direction of Turner Funeral Home.

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SMEDSTAD, Mary Jane
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA: Mary Jane Smedstad, 96, died December 12, 1993. She was born in Scotland, and had lived in Pompano Beach for 25 years. Survivors include a daughter, Helen Carlin of Westerfield, OH; two stepdaughters, Beverly Turner and Joy Spooner, both of Florida; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter. Services were held at Grace Baptist Church. Interment was at Southern Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Lithgow North Miami Chapel.

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SMILEY, Annie
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: Annie Ruth Smiley, 53, died November 18, 1978 at the Washington County Hospital. She was born September 20, 1925. Survivors include her husband, Samuel Smiley; and two brothers, Johnny Evans of Jacksonville and Jasper Evans of Pittsburgh, PA. Services were held at Mount Zion Baptist Church. Interment was at the Bonifay Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Clifford L., Sr.
TARPON SPRINGS, FLORIDA: Clifford L. Smith, Sr., 80, died November 28, 1977. He was a native of Mayville, NY, and had been in the Tarpon Springs area for five years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge, and also belonged to the American Legion. He is survived by a son, Clifford L. Smith, Jr. of Largo; three sisters, Leola Haskins, Betty Young, and Lynette Staffen; two brothers, Clayton and Clair; 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Arrangements were handled by the National Cremation Society.

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SMITH, Elouise
LYNN HAVEN, FLORIDA: Elouise "Jimmie" Collins Smith, 79, January 18, 2012 died at Bay Medical Center. She was retired, and had worked at the Chipley Motel Restaurant, Dassinger's Drug Store, and Simbo's Restaurant in Bonifay. She was a longtime resident of Bonifay before moving to Lynn Haven in 2007. Survivors include a son, Gregory P. and Judy Smith of Lynn Haven; three daughters, Susan Smith of Bonifay, Kathy Strickland Chelstowski and Gary Chelstowski of Bonifay, and Ann Strain and Jimmy Strain of Daleville, AL; her grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Paul Smith; her parents, Chiron and Artie Collins; four sisters, Lydia Myers, Rubye Cozart, Jeanette Evans, and Bonnell Cozart; and a brother, Wilson "Son" Collins. Interment was at Pine Hill Church Cemetery under the direction of Peel Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Everlena
DeLAND, FLORIDA: Everlena Smith, 64, died August 22, 1986 at Ridgecrest Manor Nursing Home. She attended Hart's Temple Church of God in Christ, and was a member of Pallbearers Lodge #35. Survivors include eight daughters, Rose Lee Howell, Carol Smith, Sophie Smith, Edna Reeves, Vera McDaniel, Bettie Ann Wilson, Geraldine Gurry, and Shirley Smith; four sons, Stanley, Clarence, Ossie and Robert; 52 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Mack Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Francis
VERNON, FLORIDA: Francis Smith, 78, died December 25, 1989. He was a retired stationary engineer and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He had lived in Washington County for 25 years. Survivors include his wife, Mary Smith; and a sister, Hazel Younger of Phoenix, AZ. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery with arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Homer, Sr.
FORT PIERCE, FLORIDA: Homer Smith, Sr., 87, died June 27, 2008. He was born August 16, 1920 in Dublin, GA. He was a construction worker, railroad technician, and landscaper. He attended the Church of God in Christ #2. He is survived by his wife, Johnnie Mae Ealy Smith; two sons, Homer Smith, Jr. and Leroy Smith; two stepdaughters, Pamela Hughes and Debra Smith; two stepsons, Michael Truitt, Sr. and Charles E. Hughes; a sister, Eula M. Smith of Detroit, MI; two brothers, Jimmie Lee Smith and Willie Smith; 10 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. Services were held at East Florida Primitive Baptist Temple. Interment was at Riverview Memorial Park by Shuler's Memorial Chapel.

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SMITH, Juanita
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA: Juanita Smith passed away on March 17, 2002. She was a member of Zion Hope Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the Usher Board. She was a member of the Heroines of Jericho and the Progressive Pallbearers Grand Union, and was a Girl Scout leader. Survivors include three children, Terry Smith, Jacqueline Smith, and Ethel Franklin; her grandchildren; her great-great grandchildren; her cousins; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Zion Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Edgewood Cemetery under the direction of Phillips Mortuary.

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SMITH, Leonard
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Leonard C. Smith died in March of 1958 at a veterans' hospital in Coral Gables, FL. Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Margaret
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Margaret Smith, 81, died April 1, 1990 at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. She retired from the civil service. She had been a Chipley resident for seven years, and was a native of North Dakota. She is survived by her friends. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Mary
PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Mary Smith, 96, died August 7, 1976 at South Florida Baptist Hospital. She lived in Plant City for 35 years, and was a native of Silver Springs. She was a Methodist. Survivors include two sons, Charles Crowell of Bronx, NY, and William Crowell of Ocala; 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Note: She may be buried at Garden of Peace Cemetery.

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SMITH, Napoleon T., Jr.
BARTOW, FLORIDA: Napoleon T. Smith, Jr. died December 5, 2008. He was born May 30, 1939. He was a operator for a phosphate company, and enjoyed cooking. Survivors include his wife, Mary D. Smith; his children, Kevin T. Simmons, Menette Wells and Naquishea Chavers; his siblings, Hardy Smith, Freddie Mae Scaevella, Mildred Bivens, and Lois Jackson; and 12 grandchildren. Interment was at Wildwood Cemetery under the direction of Gause Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Rosita
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLORIDA: Rosita M. Smith, 91, died May 14, 2007. She was born in the Philippines August 30, 1915. She is survived by two sons, Joseph and Kenneth; and a daughter, Judy. Services were held at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Thelma
OCALA, FLORIDA: Thelma Smith, 73, died February 1, 1985 at the Ocala Geriatric Center. She was born August 12, 1911. Survivors include a son, Elester Smith of Ocala; an aunt, Ozie Tisby of Valdosta, GA; a cousin; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband. Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Cunningham Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Wright
PALMETTO, FLORIDA: Wright L. Smith, 74, died May 31, 1969 at Manatee Memorial Hospital. He was survived by his wife, Mattie L. Griffin Smith; a daughter, Alice; four sons, Dennis, Horace, Billy and Melvin; two sisters; 16 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Fred. Interment was at Gillette Cemetery.

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SMYTHE, Emily
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Emily B. Smythe, 79, died August 31, 1968. She was born in England. She had been a St. Petersburg resident for 13 years, and had previously lived in Tampa. She was an Episcopalian. She was survived by her husband, Benjamin; three stepbrothers, Tom, Harry and Walter Baker; and two stepsisters, including Mrs. Edith Lightower, all of England. Arrangements were handled by Simmons Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Tampa.

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SNAIDMAN, Stephenia
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Stephenia Lynn Snaidman, infant, died June 25, 1966 at the Washington County Hospital. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Snaidman of Chipley. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Blackburn Funeral Home.

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SNYDER, Ruth
MIDDLEBURG, FLORIDA: Ruth Evans Snyder, 89, died October 24, 2007. She was born July 12, 1918 in Johnstown, PA. She attended the Church of the Brethren. She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Benford (James) of Orange Park, and Billie Scott (Joe) of Middleburg; 2 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, William G. Snyder; and her parents. Services were held at Church of the Brethren. Interment was at Vista Memorial Gardens in Hialeah under the direction of Broadus-Raines Funeral Home.

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SNYDER, Marian
VENICE, FLORIDA: Marian Duffy Snyder, 85, died July 13, 2006. She was born January 23, 1921 in Erie, PA. She was a graduate of Edinboro University. She taught special education in Illinois and Pennsylvania, and was an administrator for the Tri-County School Systems in Central Illinois. She was a former resident of Elmhurst, IL, and had been living in the Venice area for over 25 years. She attended Trinity Presbyterian Church, and was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority, Delta Kappa Gamma, and the Ladies of the Venice Shrine. Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen Leith of West Palm Beach; two sons, Gary Snyder of Venice, and W. Russell Snyder of Nokomis; 10 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Arrangements were handled by Farley Funeral Home.

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SOFFER, Walter
ST. PETE BEACH, FLORIDA: Walter C. Soffer, 88, died September 3, 2002 at Palms of Pasadena Hospital. He was born in Chicago. He was a musician and entertainer in the Chicago area for over 60 years. He came to Floria from Delavan Lake, WI in 1970. There are no known surviving family members. Arrangements were handled by the National Cremation Society of St. Petersburg.

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SOLIMAN, Soliman B.
SEMINOLE, FLORIDA: Soliman B. Soliman, 88, died July 14, 2010 at Hospice House Woodside in Pinellas Park. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He was a repair tech for Sears Roebuck, and worked repairing watches. He moved to Seminole in 1990 from West Chester, NY. He was a member of St. Mary and St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church in Clearwater. Services were held at St. Mary and St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church. Interment was at Garden Sanctuary Cemetery in Seminole under the direction of Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home.

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SOLIVAN, Gilberto
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Gilberto Solivan, 81, died March 21, 2003 at Mease Dunedin Hospital. He was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He was a retired security guard supervisor for Cordis Corp. in Miami with 20 years of service, and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a Catholic. He moved to Florida in 1945, and formerly lived in Allentown, PA. He is survived by his wife, Margaret A. Solivan; a daughter, Gail Asselin of Mount Pocono, PA; a sister; a grandson; and 2 great-granddaughters. Arrangements were handled by the National Cremation Society of Largo.

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SOLTAS, Evelyn
BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA: Evelyn C. Soltas, 94, died July 15, 2006. She was born August 14, 1911. She was a former resident of Warren, OH, and had lived in the Boynton Beach area since 1959. Survivors include her children, Joanne (John) Truschke of Boynton Beach, Joseph (Carolyn) Soltas of Brandon, and Gerald (Barbara) Soltas of Rochester, NY; a brother, Howard (Julie) Youngs of Warren, OH; a sister-in-law, Ann Youngs of Warren, OH; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph. Interment was at Boynton Beach Memorial Park under the direction of Scobee-Combs-Bowden Funeral Home.

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SORUM, Arne
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Col. Arne Sorum, 85, died January 15, 1978. He was born April 14, 1892 in Minneapolis. He retired from the U.S. Army. He had been in St. Petersburg for over 20 years, and formerly resided at Fort Dix, NJ. He was a member of the Retired Officers' Club and the American Legion. He was survived by his wife, Miriam Sorum (d. January 8, 1979); a son, Dr. William Sorum; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Arlington National Cemetery under the direction of Simmons Funeral Home.

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SOUKUP, Robert
SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Robert A. Soukup, 84, died September 16, 2000. He was born March 7, 1916 in Chicago. He was a carpenter, and moved to Sarasota in 1977 from Haugen, WI. He was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by his wife, Alice Soukup; a son, Daryl of New Glarus, WI; a daughter, Elsie M. of Edwardsville, IL; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home.

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SOUTAR, Sybil
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Sybil Soutar, 84, died December 8, 1982. She had been a Miami area resident since 1922. Survivors include a son, Dr. Jack Soutar; a sister-in-law, Julie; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Bess, Kolski and Combs Funeral Home.

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SOVERNS, Elizabeth
WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA: Elizabeth B. Soverns, 72, died January 8, 1982 at the Winter Haven Hospital. She was a native of Nashville. She was a retired teacher and librarian, and attended Beymer Memorial United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Murchison; a grandchild; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. Arrangements were handled by Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home.

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SOWELL, Mandae
MARIANNA, FLORIDA: Mandae Michelle Sowell, infant, died January 13, 1975 at the Jackson Hospital. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton T. Sowell; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James E. Kilpatrick of Graceville; and her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Sowell. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery in Chipley with arrangements by Blackburn-Wachob Funeral Home.

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SOYCHAK, Paul
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Paul Soychak, 85, died July 23, 1979. He was a retired carpenter. He had lived in the Miami area since 1961, and was a former resident of New York City. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. James Keegan of New Jersey; a son, Paul A. Soychak of Miami; and 6 grandchildren. Entombment was at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery Mausoleum under the direction of Philbrick and Son Funeral Home.

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SPALLINGER, Howard
ENGLEWOOD, FLORIDA: Howard D. Spallinger, 81, died June 7, 2009. He was born September 23, 1927 to Chauncey and Lulu Doty Spallinger. He was a retired general contractor. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a member of the American Legion. He is survived by two sons, H. Gale (Monika) Spallinger of Holt, MI, and David (Kandy) Spallinger of Plantation; his daughters, Theresa (Richard) Taylor of Michigamme, MI, Bonnie (Bill) Stoner of Rotonda West, and Barbara (David) Taylor of Los Alamos, NM; a brother, Donald Spallinger of Lima, OH; a stepbrother, Harold Augsburger of Venice, FL; a sister, Eloise Schick of Bluffton, OH; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dora Spallinger; and a brother, Gerald. Interment was at Cario West Cemetery in Cario, OH with arrangements by Lemon Bay Funeral Home.

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SPARKMAN, Joseph
TAMPA, FLORIDA: Joseph A. Sparkman died May 12, 1974 at Tampa General Hospital. He was a Tampa native. He worked as a boilermaker and was a member of Local #433 in Tampa. He formerly lived in Mulberry, FL, but had been living back in Tampa for the past 20 years. Survivors include a sister, Evelyn Walker of Lakeland; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Seigler Funeral Home. Note: There is a person by this name buried at Wildwood Cemetery in Bartow with a death date of May 15, 1974.

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SPARKS, Woodrow
SEMINOLE, FLORIDA: Woodrow W. Sparks, 59, died March 19, 1983. He was born in Marshall County, AL and was a former resident of Albertville, AL. He was a retired meat cutter and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a Protestant. Survivors include a son, Ronald of Bartow. Arrangements were handled by Reese Funeral Home.

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SPEIGHT, Holland
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Holland M. Speight, 62, died November 12, 1990 at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital. He was born January 16, 1928, and was a native of Jackson County. He was a retired meat cutter for Publix, and was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church. He had lived in Washington County since 1980. Survivors include his wife, Opal Speight; three sons, Dennis Speight of Chipley, Dallas Speight of Pace, and Randy Speight of Wilmington, NC; a daughter, Patricia Payne of Pace; three brothers, Joe Speight of Lakeland, Grady Speight of Chipley and Rex Speight of Malone; three sisters, Avice Smart of Charleston, SC, and Deobrah Maloney and Beatrice Stansky, both of Chipley; and 11 grandchildren. Interment was at Wachob-Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Wachob-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

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SPELLERS, Dorothy
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLORIDA: Dorothy L. Spellers died September 26, 1978 at Fish Memorial Hospital. She was a native of New Smyrna Beach and a member of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church. Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy M. Spellers, Valarm McCray and Geraldine Murrell, all of New Smyrna Beach; her mother, Willie Mae Jackson of New Smyrna Beach; and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Thompson Funeral Home.

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SPELLMAN, Robert
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLORIDA: Robert Clair Spellman, 92, died November 28, 2008 at his residence. He was born March 7, 1916 in Ohio. He was a retired assistant supervisor with the Ohio Department of Transportation, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He moved to New Smyrna Beach in 1995. He was a member of the American Legion, and enjoyed archery, fishing, golf, and gardening. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Connie and Gerard Bousquet, and Clara and Richard Kordeleski, all of New Smyrna Beach; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances; a daughter, Barbara; and a son, Bobby. Interment was at Jersey Universalist Church Cemetery in Jersey Township, OH. Local arrangements were handled by Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society.

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SPERDUTI, Casper
SPRING HILL, FLORIDA: Casper "Cas" Sperduti, 78, died August 14, 2008. He was born November 21, 1929. He was a former X-ray darkroom technician, and managed a coffee stand for Florida Blind Services. He held a degree in automotive air conditioning, and did small engine repair. He lost his sight at the age of 14. He was a musician, and played several different instruments. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Sperduti of Spring Hill; a stepdaughter, Dori McKeon of Clarksville, TN; an aunt, Louise Conti of Pittsburgh, PA; two sisters, Jean Montgomery of Clearwater, and Mamie Vallecorsa of Pittsburgh, PA; his nieces and nephews; 3 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Matthew's Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Brett Funeral Home.

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SPIRO, Rosa
BAY HARBOR ISLANDS, FLORIDA: Rosa K. Spiro, 95, died October 17, 1986. She was the mother of Dr. Geraldine (Dr. Nathaniel) Hollister, and Lenore (Dr. Michael) Fischer. She had 2 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Menorah Chapels in North Miami Beach.

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SPOERL, Konrad
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Konrad Spoerl, 79, died January 5, 1985. He had lived in the Miami area for 20 years, and was a former resident of Long Island, New York. Survivors include his wife, Antoinette Spoerl; a daughter, Gertrude Haas; a son, Richard; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Stanfill Funeral Home.

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SPOONER, Eliza
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Eliza O. Spooner, 60, died July 27, 1943. She was born September 11, 1882. She was survived by three sons, J.F. of Cottondale, J.R. of Bay Harbor, and L.M. of Chipley; three daughters, Mrs. A.H. York and Mrs. Charlie Hutch, both of Chipley, and Mrs. L.L. Cooper of Panama City; nine brothers; and two sisters. Services were held at the Salem Free Will Baptist Church. Burial was at the church cemetery under the direction of Blackburn Funeral Home.

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SPOONER, Luvonia
CHIPLEY, FLORIDA: Luvonia Spooner, 5, died September 25, 1943. She was born March 4, 1938. She was survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis M. Spooner; and five siblings, Verma, Hillery, Norma Jean, Theron and Mary Ruth Spooner. Services were held at Salem Church in Jackson County. Interment was at Salem Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Blackburn Funeral Home.

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SPRIGG, Lucille
PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA: Lucille Eleanor Sprigg, 90, died June 23, 2007. She was born April 24, 1917 in East Orange, NJ to George and Nellie Sargent Simpson. She was a social director, and planned trips and outings at the Promenade East. She was a former resident of Toms River, NJ, and came to Port Charlotte in 1982. Survivors include a brother, Girard Simpson of Port Charlotte; and 2 nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, George; and a daughter, Janet. Arrangements were handled by Kays-Ponger Funeral Home.

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STACHELSKI, Robert
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Robert F. Stachelski, 68, died November 18, 2007. He retired from the New York City Transit Authority, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He attended Good Shephard Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Veronica "Ronnie" Stachelski; his sons, Robert Stachelski, Jr., William Stachelski, and David Stachelski, all of Orlando; a brother, Frank Stachelski of Staten Island, NY; two sisters, Bernadette Armato of Somerset, NJ and Charlotte Dombrowski of Staten Island, NY; and a granddaughter. Services were held at Good Shephard Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Newcomer Family Funeral Home.

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STAHL, Dr. Arthur
SOUTH MIAMI, FLORIDA: Dr. Arthur Stahl, 80, died December 9, 1982 at South Miami Hospital. He was a retired University of Miami professor and a pioneer in the quick-frozen fruit juice industry. He was a native of Massillon, OH, and was a horticulture researcher at the University of Florida. He came to the University of Miami in 1947, where he served as a professor of food technology and director of tropical food research. He held a doctorate from Rutgers University. He was a member of the Institute of Food Technology, the American Society for the Advancement of the Sciences, and the Florida Horticultural Society. He enjoyed gardening. Survivors include his wife, Winifred Stahl; a daughter, Kristina Meyer of Miami; two sons, Jerome and Jeffrey, both of Miami; three sisters, Mary Yoder, Ruth Graybill, and Helen Baldauf; and 4 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Stanfill Funeral Home.

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STANCZYK, Boguslaw
DAVENPORT, FLORIDA: Boguslaw P. "Bob" Stanczyk, 57, died April 24, 2008. He was born in Poland on January 18, 1951, and came to Davenport in 1992. He worked in merchandising and stock control for Walt Disney World. He was a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Donna Stanczyk; three daughters, Jaileen Stanczyk, Jennifer (Jim) Adam, and Jessica Stanczyk; two stepdaughters, Kristina Purschwitz and Teresa (Bill) Johnson; a stepson, David (Lisa) Purschwitz; his mother, Zofia Stanczyk; a sister, Anna (John) Gill; a brother, Waldemar Stanczyk; his nieces and nephews; and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Oak Ridge Funeral Care.

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STANDLAND, Doris
KYNESVILLE, FLORIDA: Doris Dilmore Standland, 78, died July 21 2008. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She is survived by three sons, John Allen Standland of Cottondale, and Doyle W. Standland and Thomas A. Standland, both of Kynesville; a daughter, Marilyn Pascarella of Crawfordville; a sister, Joyce Anne Brogdon of Kynesville; 7 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Burial was at the church cemetery with arrangements by James and Sikes Funeral Home.

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STANLEY, Alcus
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Alcus Douglas Stanley, 84, died March 6, 1992 at the Orlando Health Care Center. He was born November 7, 1907. Survivors include his wife, Willie Mae Stanley; two sons, Hilton Stanley of Bonifay and Wayne Stanley of Orlando; two sisters, Esther Lee Morrison of Leonia and Mrs. Colie of New York; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Leonia Baptist Church. Interment was at Leonia Cemetery under the direction of Sims Funeral Home.

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STANLEY, Eula
VERNON, FLORIDA: Eula Y. Stanley, 77, died February 22, 1988 at Bay Memorial Medical Center in Panama City. Survivors include a son, Jack Coatney of Vernon; a brother, Paul Ward of Salt Lake City, UT; 4 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Vernon Evangelistic Church. Interment was at Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Peel Funeral Home.

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STANLEY, Lottie
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA: Lottie Mozell Stanley, 76, died October 14, 1992 at Sacred Heart Hospital. Survivors include a daughter, Annie M. (Charles) Williamson of Pensacola; a son, Leonard L. (Sandy) Stanley of Westville; three sisters, Sallie Strickland of Bunnell, and Mada Enfinger and Bessie Carpenter, both of Apalachicola; 9 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Seven Run Cemetery in Red Bay under the direction of Peel Funeral Home of Bonifay, FL.

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STANTON, Glenn G., Sr.
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS, FLORIDA: Glenn Gary Stanton, Sr., 72, died December 25, 2009 at his residence. He was born May 21, 1937. He was the owner of Stanton's Lawn and Tree Service, and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a former resident of Hobart, IN, and came to Keystone Heights in 1988. Survivors include a son, Gary Stanton of Keystone Heights; two daughters, Lori Spivey (Clay) of Franklin, KY, and Debbie Yetsko (Robert) of Hobart, IN; his longtime companion, Joyce Kilby; a sister, Glenna Dicks; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Crosby Lake Cemetery in Starke by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home.

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STAPISH, Robert R.
VENICE, FLORIDA: Robert Raymond Stapish, 90, died April 16, 2012. He was born February 4, 1922 in Chelsea, MI to Raymond Howard and Minnie Audrey Stapish. He retired from Michigan Bell. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and also served in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He moved to Port Orange in 1995 from Presque Isle, MI, and had recently moved to Venice. Survivors include a stepson, Richard Taylor; a stepdaughter, Cindy Bock; and his friends, including Deanna Sadlowski and Donald and Pat McFarlane. He was preceded in death by two wives, Jeane McFarlane Stapish and Mary Noland Stapish. Services were held in Michigan. Local arrangements were handled by Farley Funeral Home.

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STARLING, A.C.
COTTONDALE, FLORIDA: A.C. Starling, 83, died May 28, 1954 at his residence. He was born April 1, 1871, and was a native of Henry County, AL. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include three sons, R.C. and W.C. Starling of Dothan, AL, and Jim Starling of Bainbridge, GA; four daughters, Mrs. C.G. Lane of Chipley, Mrs. Nora Tillis of Enterprise, AL, and Mrs. Howard Sewell and Mrs. Robert Bess, both of Cottondale; two brothers, Winston Starling of Warm Springs, GA, and Alex Starling of Dothan, AL; 23 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Piney Grove Baptist Church. Burial was at the church cemetery by Blackburn Funeral Home.

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STAUFFER, Byron
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA: Byron Reginald Stauffer, 89, died February 19, 1986 at his residence. He was born in St. Austell, England. He was a retired civil service worker. He attended St. Michael Episcopal Church, and was a member of the Elks Lodge. He was married to Mildred Harms Stauffer. He is survived by a son, Byron H. Stauffer of Savannah, 2 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. Interment was at Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park with arrangements by Williams-Thomas Funeral Home.

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STAVROU, Louise
PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Louise Stavrou, 70, died December 1, 1965. She was survived by her husband, Alexander; three sons, Peter Kocoras, Nicholas Kocoras, and Charles Kocoras, all of Berwyn, IL; four sisters, Annette Samaras, Helen Pappas, Gloria Grantz, and Mary Callas; two brothers, Gus Prevenas and Andrew Prevenas; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Catherine's Greek Orthodox Church. Arrangements were handled by Mizell-Faville-Zern Funeral Home.

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STEAD, Theodore
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA: Theodore H. Stead, 82, died December 20, 1969 at North Broward Hospital. He was born March 10, 1887 in Bozrah, CT to George O. and Lydie Baccus Stead. He was a former resident of New London, CT, and was a pharmacist at Niantic Pharmacy. He was a Mason and a Shriner. Survivors include his wife, Marguerite Woods Stead; and a son, Dr. George O. Stead of Elma, NY. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kraeer Funeral Home.

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STECHER, Constance
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: Constance Stecher, 92, died November 1, 1997 at Mariner Health Care in Bonifay. Survivors include her neighbors, friends and loved ones. Cremation arrangements were handled by Peel Funeral Home.

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STEELE, Mary
OCALA, FLORIDA: Mary Frances Steele died November 8, 1959 at her residence. She was born May 7, 1908 in Lafayette, TN to Herman S. and Emma W. Rush. She was a member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church and the Catholic Women's Club. Survivors include her husband, Wycliffe E. Steele, Sr.; a daughter, Beverly A. Steele; a son, Wycliffe E. Steele, Jr.; her mother; and two sisters. She was preceded in death by her father. Services were held at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens by Roberts Funeral Home.

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STEELE, Sue
PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: Sue Steele, 67, died December 21, 2006 at a local hospital. She was born in Columbiana, AL. She and her husband were members of the Panama City Moose Lodge and the American Legion. She had been a Panama City resident since 1978. She is survived by two sons, David Steele of Panama City Beach, and Greg Steele (Jeanette) of Harrisburg, PA; her brothers, Sammy Curlee (Diane), Morris Curlee (Reba), and Kyle Curlee; a granddaughter; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth "Ken" Steele; and a son, Kenneth Hoyt Steele, Jr. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery by Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

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STEIGERWALD, Francis
RIVIERA BEACH, FLORIDA: Francis M. Steigerwald, 59, died February 16, 1980 at the Veterans Hospital in Miami. Survivors include his mother, Anna M. Steigerwald of Riviera Beach; a sister, Mrs. Peg Geary of Riviera Beach; and his nieces and nephews. A wake service was held at Hamm and Price Funeral Home. Additional arrangements were handled by McDevitt Brothers Funeral Home of Binghamton, NY.

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STEMPEL, Gus
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Gus Stempel, 78, died March 3, 1945 at his residence. He was a former resident of New Haven, CT, where he operated a trucking firm. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Stempel; and three sons, Ernest of Miami, and Richard and Otto Stempel of New Haven. Interment was at Miami Memorial Park under the direction of McGhan Funeral Home.

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STENMARK, Carl
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Carl Gustavus Stenmark, 71, died July 3, 1964. He was a retired Miami firefighter with 25 years of service. He was a former resident of Chicago, and was a Mason. Survivors include a son, R.G.; two daughters, Mrs. N.M. Young and Mrs. William H. Sparks; his father, S.A.E. Stenmark; a sister, Mrs. Vivian Ironside; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Miami Memorial Park Cemetery by Philbrick Funeral Home.

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STEPHENS, Beulah
TAMPA, FLORIDA: Beulah Ruth Stephens, 74, died January 2, 1975. She was born in Wildwood. She was an Episcopalian and a lifetime resident of Florida. Survivors include a son, Harry V. Jones, Jr.; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Oak Ridge Cemetery with arrangements by Hooper Funeral Home.

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STEPHENS, Matilda
NORTH PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Matilda O. Stephens, 87, died August 12, 1988. She was a retired accountant for the Girl Scouts of America. She is survived by a son, James M. O'Brien of Jackson Heights, NY. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, CA with arrangements by Thomas L. Price Funeral Home. Note: One record records her as being in a mausoleum crypt at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

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STEVENSON, Alexander
SEMINOLE, FLORIDA: Alexander Stevenson, 82, died July 28, 1979. He was born in Ireland. He was a former resident of Staten Island, NY, where he owned an ice cream parlor. He had been a Florida resident for 7 years. He was a Protestant and a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Ida Stevenson; a daughter, Betty Jane Carlson of Trumbull, CT; two sons, Robert L. of Staten Island, and Alvin T. of Seminole; a sister, Margaret Allard of Staten Island; and 11 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Mohn Funeral Home.

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STEVENSON, Bertha
VERNON, FLORIDA: Bertha Floyd Stevenson, 59, died March 18, 1992 at her residence. She was a native of Clarksville. She is survived by an aunt, Louisa Green of Vernon; three cousins, Pearleen Roulhac of Panama City, Lillie M. Lewis and Maggie L. Molby of Bronson; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the Church of God by Faith. Burial was at St. Luke Cemetery near Ebro under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home.

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STEVENSON, Elizabeth
FORT MEADE, FLORIDA: Elizabeth R. Stevenson, 84, died June 13, 1993 at Rohr Home. She was born November 25, 1908 in South Port. She attended the First Assembly of God Church in Fort Meade. Survivors include a daughter, Frances Adams of Fort Meade; a sister, Esther Hall of Bartow; a brother, R.R. Russ of Fort Meade; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Lake Buffum Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Moody Funeral Home.

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STEWART, Anne
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Anne C. Stewart, 20, died December 27, 1972. She was born March 8, 1952. She was a student at the University of South Florida. Arrangements were handled by Moss Lakeside Chapel.

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STIERS, Catherine
MIAMI, FLORIDA: Catherine E. Stiers, 76, died May 2, 1967. She had been a Miami resident for 7 years. She was a member of the Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist. She was survived by two cousins in Ben Avon, PA; and her friends. Cremation arrangements were handled by Lithgow Funeral Home.

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STIEVENARD, Mabel
PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA: Mabel Mary Stievenard, 95, died February 18, 1980. She was born in Saratoga Springs, NY. She was a former resident of Long Island, NY, and had been living in Florida since 1961. Survivors include a daughter, Virginia M. Mackey of Pinellas Park. Arrangements were handled by Robert D. Easter Funeral Home.

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STILES, Charles K.
CLEWISTON, FLORIDA: Charles Keith Stiles, 65, died March 12, 2010. He was born January 11, 1945 to the late Charles Arthur and Daisy Mae Sullivan Stiles. He worked for Florida Crystals. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Joanne Gamble Stiles; two daughters, Molly McQuaig (John) of Winter Park, and Elise Fredrick (Thomas) of Wake Forest, NC; a stepson, Bucky Sherman (Alina) of Clewiston; a brother, Edward Kenneth Stiles (Linda) of Clewiston; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and five brothers, Clarence W. Stiles, Donald L. Stiles, Gilbert H. Stiles, Thomas W. Stiles, and O.C. Wilcox. Cremation arrangements were handled by Akin-Davis Funeral Home.

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STOEPEL, Frances
LARGO, FLORIDA: Frances Stoepel, 82, died August 15, 1974. She was born in Detroit, MI. She was a former resident of Cincinnati, OH. Survivors include her husband, Albert William; four sons; 14 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Arlington Oakhurst Chapel. Interment was at Serenity Gardens.

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STONER, Royal
ENGLEWOOD, FLORIDA: Royal C. Stoner, 77, died May 14, 1982 at Venice Hospital. He was born in Onaway, MI. He was a retired interior decorator, and moved to Florida from Flint, MI in 1956. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, and played in two bands, the Harold Hartman Band in Englewood, and the Aristocrats in Venice. Survivors include his wife, Elsie Stoner; a daughter, Mrs. Beverly Helmer of Flint, MI; a brother, Lewis Stoner of Delmar, CA; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Arrangements were handled by Lemon Bay Funeral Home.

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STORM, Geraldine
GROVELAND, FLORIDA: Geraldine Cornell Storm, 79, died August 26, 2009. She was born August 20, 1930 to Bennie Bainbridge Smith and Bessie Mae McPherson Smith. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband of over 60 years, Johnnie Fred Storm; her children, Sherry Ann (Gene) Hogan of Fruitland Park, Ray (Yvonne) Storm of Summerfield, Marilyn (Jim) Fisher of Aiken, SC; and Johnnie Kay (David Wallace) Storm and Michael Storm, all of Groveland; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Gene Storm; and four siblings. Arrangements were handled by Becker Family Funeral Home.

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STORMAN, Eula
OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA: Eula Lee Storman, 74, died April 20, 1969. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Eloise Carter of Okeechobee; a son, Audrey, of Okeechobee; a sister, Mrs. Serene Carlton of Lake Placid; a brother, Rayford Durrence of Basinger; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the Brethren Church. Interment was at the Basinger Cemetery under the direction of Okeechobee Memorial Chapel.

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STOTT, Beulah
BONIFAY, FLORIDA: Beulah Wright Stott, 100, died November 13, 2000 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL. She is survived by a son, Tom (Ann) Stott of Melbourne, FL; and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene M. Stott. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Bonifay. Interment was at the Bonifay City Cemetery by Peel Funeral Home.

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STOVER, Harold
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Harold Stover, 77, died June 5, 1972. He was born in Pennsylvania. He was a retired meat department manager and a former resident of Ocean City, NJ. He had been in the St. Petersburg area for over 20 years. He was a Lutheran and a Mason. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Lightfoot of Pinellas Park; four sons, Gordon of Seminole, Robert of St. Petersburg, and Kenneth and Howard, both of Pennsylvania; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Stewart of St. Petersburg; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was in Pennsylvania with arrangements by C.E. Prevatt Memorial Home.

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STOWELL, Raymond
BELLEAIR BLUFFS, FLORIDA: Raymond Stowell died May 14, 1967. He was born in East Hartford, CT. He was a retired underwriter for Travelers Insurance Co. in Hartford, and a World War I veteran. He attended Church of the Isles in Indian Rocks Beach, and was a Mason. He was a member of the America Legion and the Foot Guards Veterans Corps. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Harriett Schneider of Norwalk, CT; two brothers, Russell of Long Island, NY and Richard of Redondo Beach, CA; and a grandson. Arrangements were handled by Hubbell Funeral Home.

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ST. PIERRE, Joseph
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Joseph A. St. Pierre, 91, died July 14, 1985. He was born in Greenville, NH. He was a retired machinist for General Electric. He had been a Florida resident since 1964, and was formerly of Fitchburg, MA. Survivors include his wife, Katherine; a daughter, Doris Perodeau; a son, Raymond; two sisters, Emma LaFrance and Mary Devine; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren. Arrangements were entrusted to the Christian Cremation Society.

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STRAUSS, Walter
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Walter Strauss, 65, died May 15, 1978. He owned Strauss Jewelers in the Seybold Building. He had lived in the Miami area for 28 years, and formerly lived in Baltimore. Survivors include his wife, Stella Strauss; a daughter, Ellen of Baltimore; two sisters, Anna Leah and Dorothy Tye; and a brother, Kennard Strauss. Services were held at Gordon Funeral Home. Interment was at Mount Sinai Cemetery.

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STREETER, Marie
PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA: Dr. Marie P. Streeter, 78, died November 18, 2006 at Martin Memorial Hospital North in Stuart. She was born in Warsaw, NY, and was a Port St. Lucie resident since 1993, having come from Williamsville, NY. She held a doctorate from New York University, and was an iridologist and nutritional consultant. She was a member of the National Association of Nutritional Consultants, Iridology International, and the alumni associations of the University of Buffalo and Roberts Junior College. She was a member of the Eckankar religion and the Florida Satsang Society. She is survived by two daughters, Suzanne Jones of Port St. Lucie, and Pamela Johnson of Charlotte, NC; a son, William Staines of Columbia, SC; a sister, Betty Cook of Stanwood, WA; three brothers, Edward Park of Kissimmee, Hugh Park of Dallas, and David Park of Annandale, VA; 10 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Urwin C. Staines, Jr., and Stanley J. Streeter. Arrangements were handled by Yates Funeral Home.

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STRICKLAND, Bulah
EBRO, FLORIDA: Bulah Strickland, 77, died August 12, 1978. She was a member of Spring Valley Holiness Church. Survivors include her husband, Titus Strickland; a daughter, Mrs. Verley Landsdale; three sisters, Mrs. Alma Turner, Mrs. Thelma Dixon, and Mrs. Bertha Clark; two brothers, Ellis Knight and Ardel Knight; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Spring Valley Holiness Church. Interment was at the Ebro Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home.

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STRICKLAND, Juanita
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA: Juanita Pridemore Strickland, 77, died September 3, 2006 in Pompano Beach. She was born June 24, 1929. Survivors include a daughter, Pamela Householder of Pompano Beach; a son, David Strickland of Pompano Beach; a sister, Barbara Chick (William C. "Bill"); a brother, Merrill Pridemore (Julia Mae); a sister-in-law, Cookie Hutchinson; a brother-in-law, Vearl Hutchinson; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, H.J. "Jack" Strickland; her parents, T.S."Jack" and Pauline Shiver Pridemore; a grandson, Davey Hyatt; a daughter-in-law, Wendy Strickland; and a nephew, Mike Chick. Interment was at Pompano Beach South Lawn Cemetery by Kraeer Funeral Home.

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STRUCK, Florence
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Florence Struck, 70, died August 4, 1976. She was born November 5, 1905 in Farrell, PA. She was a retired school teacher, and came to Florida in 1970 from Pennsylvania. She attended the First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, and was a member of the NRTA, the PSEA, and the OES. She was survived by two sisters, Grace McConnell and Mildred Smith, both of Clearwater. Arrangements were handled by the National Cremation Society.

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STUCKE, Virginia
CARYVILLE, FLORIDA: Virginia Stucke, 73, died August 10, 1987 at her residence. Survivors include two daughters, Lois A. Walling and Jean Lundbery; and two sons, Donald Budd and Vernon Budd. Services were held in Parksley, VA. Local arrangements were handled by Peel Funeral Home.

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STUHRMAN, Everard
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA: Everard L. Stuhrman, 94, died November 18, 2004. Survivors include a daughter, Lisa S. Kennedy of Delray Beach; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at Calvary Chapel in Fort Lauderdale. Interment was at Arlington National Cemetery with arrangements by Baird-Case Jordan-Fannin Funeral Home.

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STYCZYNSKI, Edith
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Edith Elaine Styczynski, 83, died December 7, 2009. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Emma Sourbier Harris. She worked as a screen printer in the paper goods industry. She is survived by her husband, Frank Styczynski; a son, Gary Smith; a daughter, Karen Serra; a brother, Everett Harris; a sister, Bernice Senkewitcz; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dawn Prosser. Arrangements were handled by Dobbs Funeral Home.

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SUBOSICS, Aurora
PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA: Aurora J. Subosics, 86, died December 20, 2007. She was born in Croatia on October 10, 1921. She retired from G.M. after 25 years of service, and relocated to the Port Charlotte area from Pennsylvania in 1981. She attended St. Charles Catholic Church, and was a member of the C.F.U Croatian Fraternal Union. She enjoyed cooking. Survivors include her husband; Karoly Subosics; a daughter, Anna Marie Roncevic (Jim) of Boston, MA; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Kays-Ponger Funeral Home.

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SUSS, Irving
HALLANDALE BEACH, FLORIDA: Irving Suss, 75, died January 13, 1986. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Suss; a daughter, Marilyn Weiss of New York; a son, Richard of Coral Springs; and 4 grandchildren. He was a Mason and a member of the Odd Fellows and Knights of Pythias. Interment was at Vista Memorial Gardens under the direction of Levitt-Weinstein Memorial Chapel.

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SUSSI, Alfredo
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Alfredo Sussi, 68, died December 17, 1973. He was a former resident of Havana, Cuba, and had been living in the Miami area for a decade. He was a member of the Cuban Sephardic Congregation. Survivors include his wife, Diamante, his children, Susan, Roberto and Jose, all of Miami Beach; a sister, Fortuna, of New York; his brothers, Danial, Alberto and Nissam, all of Turkey, and Moreno and Yussuef, both of Israel; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at The Riverside. Burial was at Mount Sinai Cemetery.

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SWAINE, Inez
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA: Inez Vivian Swaine, 90, died July 2, 1975 at Wagner Nursing Home. She was born March 2, 1885 in Brewton, AL. She was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include her sons, Albert M. Swaine, Richard H. Swaine, and Jack Swaine; a daughter, Mary Evelyn Wigelius; 11 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery in Chipley by Blackburn-Wachob Funeral Home.

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SWAWITE, Murray
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA: Murray Swawite died February 22, 1988. He was born July 20, 1911. He was the father of Sheila (George) Ross and David (Lois) Swawite; and the brother of Abe Swawite. Arrangements were handled by Menorah Chapels.

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SYLVESTER, Oscar
ELLENTON, FLORIDA: Oscar H. Sylvester, 81, died September 30, 1968 at a Manatee County nursing home. He was born in Cicero, WI. He was a retired farmer, and had come to Ellenton nine years ago from Watertown, WI. He attended Ellenton United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ellen M. Sylvester; two daughters, Mrs. June Linneman and Mrs. Myra Reagles; a son, Charles Sylvester; a brother, Sanford Sylvester; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Shannon Funeral Home.

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SYMONETTE, Manly
OCALA, FLORIDA: Manly A. Symonette, 90, died February 12, 1986 at the Ocala Geriatric Center. He was born in 1895 in the Bahamas. He was retired, and had worked in commercial refrigeration maintenance. He formerly lived in DeLand, and came to Ocala in 1984. Survivors include three daughters, Patricia Hardee of Bradenton, and Thelma LeVeck and Doris Curington, both of Ocala; a brother, Winfred Symonette of West Palm Beach; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Good Shepherd Memorial Gardens under the direction of Hiers Funeral Home.

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SZKOTAK, Marie
VERO BEACH, FLORIDA: Marie A. Renzi Szkotak, 57, died March 26, 2008 at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach. She was born July 19, 1950 in Utica, NY. She was a graduate of St. Elizabeth’s College of Nursing, and had worked as an LPN at St. Luke's Hospital in Utica, and also worked at the office of Dr. Robin Atwell. She moved to Vero Beach in 2005. She was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church in Vero Beach. She is survived by her husband, Richard Szkotak of Vero Beach; three stepchildren, Brian Szkotak of Brushton, NY, Kathy Szkotak of Yorkville, NY, and John Szkotak of Verona, NY; a brother and sister-in-law, Louis and Fran Renzi of Port St. Lucie; 4 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis "Wegee" and Mary Renzi; and a sister, Roseann LaFache. Services were held at St. Helen Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home.

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