Our Obituaries

Barbara R. Zilisch

October 26, 1935 - August 19, 2014

Barbara Zilisch was born on October 26,1935 in Chicago Illinois. She was a principal for Hawthorne Elementary school in the Vernon Hills district of Chicago. After retirement Barbara moved to Largo in 1993 were she enjoyed passing the time reading books and being a part of the Royal palms newsletter ,she was also a member of St. Brendan's Catholic church of Clearwater. Barbara passed away...
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James H. Mapstone

April 5, 1942 - August 19, 2014

James H Mapstone was born on April 5, 1942 in Philadelphia Pa. He worked for Batesville Casket Company and SCI funeral homes as a supervisor in procurement. James and his lifelong spouse and partner Barry moved to Florida in October of 2013. James was involved with St. Pauls Lutheran church and was an avid supporter and member of the Reconcilement in Christ group. James loved his Lincoln...
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Larry J. Roesler

June 27, 1950 - August 17, 2014

Lawrence J Roesler "Larry" of Clearwater peacefully departed from this earth Sunday, Aug. 17 under hospice care. Born in Dunkirk, NY and preceded in death by his parents Walter and Peggy Roesler and son Scott Roesler.. Survived by his devoted wife Debby (Ball Hummel) Roesler, step-daughter Stacie (John Paul) Garcia, New Port Richey, FL ,daughter Sabrina (Kurt) Perry Dunkirk, NY, daughter-in-law...
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Gary R. Burnison

June 21, 1951 - August 13, 2014

Burnison, Gary R., 63, Belleair, went to be with the Lord, August 13, 2014.He is survived by his loving family. www.mossfeasterclearwater.com
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Jack Holt Wice

January 27, 1922 - August 9, 2014

Wice, Jack Holt, 92, of Largo, died Aug. 9, 2014 at Suncoast Hospice Woodside. Jack was born in Mooresburg, Tennessee and moved to Florida on May 15, 1946. For 38 years he was associated with First National Bank of Clearwater, where he was a vice president and commercial loan officer. An Army Air Corp veteran, Jack served his country from 1942 until 1946. Proud of his service and country he never...
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Lawrence Clement Baxley

May 27, 1918 - August 7, 2014

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Lois A. Koenig

August 6, 1925 - August 6, 2014

KOENIG, Lois A was born on August 6, 1925 and passed away peacefully on August 6, 2014. Lois was born in Quincy , Illinois to Carl Speckhart and Mary Bryant Spencer. She was married to Adolph Koenig for 48 years. She worked as an aviation inventory specialist for Army Aviation Systems and retired to move to Clearwater in 1980. Lois loved to travel with her husband and spending time with her...
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Alice Slazinski

February 22, 1926 - August 4, 2014

Slazinski, Alice, passed away on Monday, August 4, 2014. She was born in Harvey, IL and came to the area in 1971 from Dearborn, MI. She was a member of Light of Christ Catholic Church. Alice was predeceased by her husband, Leonard in 2013 and her sister Florence in 1990 . She is survived by 4 children, Leonard, Carol, Marc and David; a sister, Dolores; 10 grandchildren and 5 great...
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James H. Miller

October 10, 1943 - July 30, 2014

MILLER, James (Jim) H. of Belleair Beach, FL, beloved husband, brother, uncle, and dearest friend passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 30, 2014 entering his heavenly home. A celebration of Jim's amazing life will be held with his family and friends on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Anona United Methodist Church, 13223 Indian Rocks Rd, Largo, FL 33774. Visitation will begin at 1 pm and a service...
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George Nikolic

May 1, 1918 - July 29, 2014

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Anne J. Romano

December 23, 1925 - July 24, 2014

Anne Marie Romano born on Dec. 23, 1925 in New York City, the third daughter of Albert and Mary Hubbard, passed away in Palm Harbor on Thursday, July 24. She went to school in New York and, after graduation, worked for AT&T. On June 11, 1949, Anne Marie married John Frank Romano, whom she'd met at a New Year's birthday party for his best friend. They moved to St. Petersburg in 1961 where Anne...
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Nancy Lee Phillips

June 15, 1951 - July 16, 2014

Nancy Lee Phillips, of Clearwater, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 16, 2014. She is survived by her loving family. Arrangements under the direction of Moss Feaster Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Clearwater, FL.
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Pauline M. Samways

April 17, 1923 - July 15, 2014

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Scott Walter Roesler

July 14, 1971 - July 15, 2014

Scott W. Roesler of Palm Harbor, formerly from Sinclarville, New York, was born July 14, 1971 and passed away on July 15, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife Ronda Mason Roesler, sons Tyler, Justin and Haden and step-son Derek Sedota; son of Lawrence (Debby) Roesler, Clearwater, FL and Sherry Kolasa, Dunkirk, NY; sister Sabrina (Kurt) Perry, Dunkirk, NY and step-sister Stacie (John Paul )...
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William A. Sharpsteen

August 31, 1948 - July 14, 2014

SHARPSTEEN, William A. 65, of Clearwater, died Monday, July 14, 2014, after a short illness. He is survived by his brother, Phil Sharpsteen of Jericho, VT; his nephew, Matthew Stephenson, and his wife, Deanna, and their children, Olivia and Aidan, of Clifton Park, NY; and his niece, Heather Stephenson, her husband, Mark Kapij, and their daughter, Anya Stephenson Kapij, of Lexington, MA. Born Aug....
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Donald E. Totman

October 31, 1938 - July 13, 2014

Donald E. Totman, age 75, of Palm Harbor, Fl, formally of Erie, Pa, died on Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Countryside Mease Hospital in Safety Harbor, Florida. He was born on October 31, 1939 in Erie, Pa, to the late Edward and Lucritia Jones Totman.A decorated war veteran who served three tours in Vietnam. Don proudly served 22 years in the US Army and retired as Captain. He was an avid golfer,...
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Margaret Dargaignon

September 27, 1938 - July 12, 2014

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Roy Edward Barber

August 25, 1939 - July 8, 2014

Barber, Roy Edward ''' born on August 25, 1939, died on July 8, 2014. Roy was born in Batavia, NY. He lived in Byron and Elba, NY. Roy worked at General Motors in Rochester, NY, where he was truck driver. He also was a volunteer firefighter in Byron and Elba, NY. He moved to Largo, FL in 2000. Roy is survived by his wife of 35 years, Gail. He had seven children: Laurie (Tim) Turner;...
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Clarence Edmond Ritenour

October 18, 1933 - July 8, 2014

Clarence E. Ritenour Jr. entered into eternal rest on July 8th, 2014 in Largo.He was born in Beaverfalls, Penn., to proud parents Clarence E and Catherine (Hackman) Ritenour. He was a painter while in Ohio and then graduated from GIA as a gemologist and Jeweler worked his later years in Belleair Jewelry and Pawn. A Past Master in the Masonic Lodge in Aurora, Ohio and Shriners as well. A Sweet,...
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James Anthony Clark

May 13, 1923 - July 7, 2014

James A. Clark, of Clearwater, FL, formerly of West Chester, PA, died July 7, 2014, with family by his side.He was born May 13, 1923, in Philadelphia to Mary Constance and Frank Patrick Clark. He graduated from Tredyffrin-Easttown High School in 1941 and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After the war, he graduated with an Engineering Degree from Drexel Institute of Technology. He...
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Charles David Walker

September 25, 1953 - July 6, 2014

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Ronald McDonald Lillie

October 25, 1971 - July 1, 2014

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Juergen H. Ballast

December 22, 1927 - July 1, 2014

Ballast, Juergen of Clearwater, Florida passed away July 1st, 2014 at his home in Clearwater Florida. He was born in Frankfurt/M, Germany on December 22, 1927. He attended the Erich Ludendorff Gymnasium in Freiburg, Germany and the Aviation Engineering Academy in Kassel, Germany. He immigrated to the United States on July 4th 1952, and he became a U.S. citizen in 1957. He came to Clearwater in...
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Edward Patrick Behnen

June 30, 2014

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Anne Hodgson

February 5, 1924 - June 30, 2014

Anne Marie Teresa Kelly Hodgson or AMTKH as her beloved husband George would handwrite on her presents each year under the Christmas tree, always including a box of Frango mints. A warm loving memory from a lady's life which touched generations of family and friends alike. Anne passed away Monday June 30, 18 days before her wedding anniversary which she still celebrated remembering with joy of...
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James R. Parady

December 9, 1933 - June 28, 2014

James R. Parady 80 passed away in Clearwater on June 28, 2014 after a wonderful life full of love and dedication to family, friends, community, and country.James (Jim, Jimmy, Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa) was born at home in Rockport, MA to Theodore and Sarah Parady. Theodore (Teddy) Parady was the best older brother in the world and lives today with wife Pat in Ipswich, MA. Beloved baby sister...
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Linda C. Jones

June 10, 1947 - June 25, 2014

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Norma Jean Deblois

June 13, 1938 - June 24, 2014

Norma Jean loved traveling abroad and cruising the warm oceans. She also loved a good party and could hang with those 20 years younger. She was captivating, hilarious and a sparkplug of energy. Norma Jean had a wealth of happiness and it was contagious. Norma Jean also had a soft spot in her heart for the poor, sick and elderly. What she lacked in resources, she made up for with...
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Elizabeth M. Donovan

February 9, 1929 - June 21, 2014

Elizabeth (Betty) Donovan, age 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 21, 2014. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her friends and family will remember her for her generosity, kindness, and joyful personality. Betty was co-founder of Message Ministries and was a dedicated missionary to the people of Russia, working to meet both physical...
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Francis Paci

May 8, 1948 - June 20, 2014

PACI, Francis passed away peacefully on June 20, 2014. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 8, 1948 to Joseph Paci and Julia Iannessa Paci. Francis was a proud United Airlines union worker and moved to Florida in 1996. He loved riding his Harley and spending time with family. He also enjoyed relaxing with a cigar and occasional martini while taking care of his beloved baby girl Selma. Francis...
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Leslie Marie Archey

August 28, 1983 - June 18, 2014

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John F. Balogh

December 30, 1936 - June 18, 2014

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Stella F. MacCarn

December 11, 1920 - June 16, 2014

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Barbara Joan Temple

June 10, 1940 - June 14, 2014

Mrs. Barbara J. Temple, 74 years old, passed away during the early hours of Flag Day, Saturday, June 14, 2014 in Palm Harbor, Florida. She was born on June 10, 1940 at the University of Chicago Lying-In Hospital to her parents Jeannette Giroux and Joseph Baltrus. She was the oldest of four sisters: Judy, Virginia, and Janet. She was married for 49 years to George M. Temple of White Haven, PA....
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Florence Schreiner

June 4, 1925 - June 12, 2014

Florence Schreiner, age 89, of Clearwater, FL, died June 12, 2014 just 25 days after her husband of 68 years, Warren Schreiner, had passed away. Florence was born in College Point, Queens County, NY in 1925 to the late Max Anwander and the late Bertha Anwander (nee Ernst). She was predeceased by her husband and her sister Dorothy Hendrichs. She graduated from Flushing High in 1943. In 1944, she...
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Bertha Levy

February 21, 1922 - June 12, 2014

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Arlene M. McClamma

October 10, 1927 - June 11, 2014

MCClamma, Arlene passed away peacefully on June 11, 2014. She was born in Hiram, Ohio on October 10, 1927. She moved to Florida in 1944 and was a nurse for 17 years at Morton Plant Hospital. She also practiced nursing for the offices of Dr. C. Gibson Hooten M.D. and Nelson M. Smith M.D. She was a member of Skycrest Baptist Church of Clearwater. Arlene was an avid volunteer since 1984 at Ruth...
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Jon Arlyn Dahl

February 19, 1955 - June 10, 2014

Jon A Dahl, 59, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at his home in Clearwater, Florida. He was raised in the Chetek area, lived in Eau Claire for several years until settling in Florida in 1984. Jon was employed in the restaurant and hotel industry for twenty plus years as a manager at the Clearwater Beach Hilton, Quality Inn, and at the Black Pearl Restaurant in Dunedin. In 2006, he...
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Nancy E. Jankauskas

February 27, 1933 - June 7, 2014

Jankauskas, Nancy (Dorr) Potvin, 81, passed away on June 7, 2014 peacefully at home in Largo Florida. She lived most of her life in Rutland, Massachusetts. She was born in Leicester, to Raymond Patrick and Helen Frances (Bishop) Dorr. She is preceded in death by her husband Ed, brother Robert, daughters Betsy Glendye and Judy Gonyea, granddaughter Marie, adopted grandson Dominick, son-in-laws...
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James M. Olive

May 20, 1934 - June 7, 2014

On June 7th 2014 we lost a husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle. He was married to our mother Pat for 58 years. They have 6 children: Steve, Mickie, Michael, Robin, William and Robert. He also has 10 grandchildren: Jennifer, Matthew, Tiffany, Keri, Bryce, Erin, Kathryn, Tyler, Mara and Marissa. He also has 5 great grandchildren: Chloe, Sergio, Adia, Korrin and Kae'Lynn.He...
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Starri Sue Young

April 25, 1944 - June 4, 2014

Starri Young was a 70 year old woman who was loved by her wonderful family. Brother Myron Mendelow, Son Jay Moran, Daughter in-law Jodie Moran, Grand daugther Katie Moran , great grand son Michael. She lived a wonderful life and loved by many families and friends. Even though going through dialysis she was a very strong women. She had a peaceful passing.
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James Cooper Harvey

October 31, 1943 - June 3, 2014

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Elizabeth A. Spenard

March 21, 1931 - June 2, 2014

Spenard, Elizabeth A. "Betty", age 83, passed peacefully on June 2, 2014. Born in Taunton, MA to Howard and Cecilia Mulcahy, Betty, a Clearwater resident was preceded in death by her husband, Joe and daughter Patricia A. (Patty Ann) Spenard. Betty is survived by her daughter, Mary Cay DiRoma and son-in-law, Pat DiRoma of Clearwater, FL; daughter, Cindy Glazman of Clearwater, FL; son Paul...
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Richard T. Mulcahy

January 26, 1929 - June 1, 2014

Dick Mulcahy 1929 - 2014Richard T. Mulcahy, 85, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014, in Wimauma, Florida where he was in the loving care of his family during a protracted illness.Dick was born January 26, 1929, in Glens Falls, New York. He was the third eldest of seven children born to Anna Curtin and John J. Mulcahy. His siblings included John, Mary, Robert, David, Patricia and Judy. He was a...
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Ola F. Venters

December 1, 1921 - May 31, 2014

Ola F. Venters, age 92 of New Port Richey, Florida passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Hernando-Pasco Hospice in New Port Richey.She was born December 1, 1921 in McKee, Kentucky the daughter of Charlie Nathan Shepherd and Mattie (Farmer) Shepherd.She was a homemaker and was of the Missionary Baptist Church faith.She was preceded in death by her husband, Vinson Venters, his son, Charles A....
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Simon Mary Platon

November 22, 1914 - May 28, 2014

Platon, Simon passed away peacefully at the age of 99 on May 28, 2014.Simon served proudly in the Battle of the Bulge and received a purple heart. Following military service he was a 50 year member of AHEPA.He is survived by his daughter Virginia (George) Pappas, grandson Nick and granddaughter Simone; great grandsons, Georgie and Trifon. He passed away surrounded by his loving family. A...
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Robert J. Lowman

January 10, 1927 - May 28, 2014

Robert J. Lowman, age 87 of Clearwater, Florida passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.He was born January 10, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Charles Casmir Lowman and Mary M. (Tomasco) Lowman.Robert moved to Clearwater from Farmington Hills, Michigan in 2009. He worked as a computer analyst for the Chrysler Corporation over 25 years before his retirement on October 31, 1989. ...
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Phyllis J. Jurges

June 14, 1925 - May 24, 2014

Phyllis "Grammy" J. Jurges 88 of Clearwater Fl. passed away on May 24th 2014 after a brief stay in hospice. She was born in Sadorus, Illinois to John and Zella Light. Preceded in death by her husbands, George Dick and Bill Jurges. Grammy/Auntie Phil leaves behind her sister Margaret Pierce of Missouri and numerous loving extended family members. Known for her intelligence and independence she...
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Doris E. Barto

June 20, 1931 - May 24, 2014

Doris Caswell Barto, age 82, passed away on May 24, 2014, after several lengthy illnesses with courage and determined therapy. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert E. Barto, Sr., and is survived by her three brothers Bill of North GA, Dick in Alabama and Bob in Maryland along with several nieces and nephews. She will be fondly remembered by her step-grandchildren Ron of...
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Kathleen T. Faucher

July 4, 1925 - May 20, 2014

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Irene M. Karaphillis

October 18, 1927 - May 19, 2014

Irene M. Karaphillis, A treasured wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away on May 19, 2014 at the age of 86. She was the daughter of Greek immigrants ''' the late Nick and Sevasti Maillis. Irene was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Dr. John T. Karaphillis in 2004. She is survived by her four children ''' Tula (Steve) Economy, Cappy (John) Lelekis, Mary K. (Joel...
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Warren C. Schreiner

August 10, 1921 - May 18, 2014

Warren Calvin Schreiner, August 10, 1921 ~ May 18, 2014College Point, Queens County, New York and Clearwater, Florida Tau Beta Pi; The American Institute of Chemical Engineers; The American Institute of Chemists; The Engineering Foundation; First Lieutenant Army Air Corp in WWII - 73rd Bomber WingWarren Schreiner, age 92, of Clearwater FL, died May 18, 2014 after a brief illness. He was born in...
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Patricia Lawton Harris

February 28, 1927 - May 18, 2014

Harris, Patricia L., 87, of Clearwater, died Sunday May 18, 2014 while under the loving and compassionate care of the nurses and staff of Lakeside Oaks Nursing Home, Dunedin.Pat was born in St. Petersburg and lived her entire life in Pinellas County graduating from St. Petersburg High School and St. Petersburg Jr. College. She worked in the banking field and retired from Barnett Bank (now Bank...
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Kitty O. Cox

March 16, 1934 - May 17, 2014

Kitty Cox was perssonality plus! When she was young she became a nurse. Her career demonstrated her natural ability to work with people in a loving and caring manner. She was a very sweet natured lady enjoyed by her family and friends. Kitty was a character as well. No one with any sense made her angry. Several who did in law enforcement lived to regret it! She is in heaven at this moment...
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Blanche E. Farnham

February 1, 1926 - May 14, 2014

FARNHAM, Blanche E., 88 passed away peacefully May 14, 2014 in her home at the Palms of Largo. Born in Dalton, Pennsylvania, she moved to Hialeah, Florida with her husband, Floyd R. Farnham, Jr. and eldest son, Dennis L. Farnham in 1946. She is survived by her three children Mary E. Farnham, JoEllen Farnham and Floyd (Bud) R. Farnham, III; her three grandsons, Royce, Darien and Ira Farnham. ...
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Robert H. Day

April 6, 1925 - May 13, 2014

Day, Robert H. 89, of Clearwater, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014. He was born in Ypsilanti, MI April 6, 1925. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Rebecca, two sons Robert Jr. and Roger. He is survived by two sons, Jeffrey of Dade City, FL, Gregory of Clearwater and a granddaughter Nicole of Dade City.Robert and family moved to Clearwater in 1971 from Ypsilanti, MI where they owned...
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James M. Leonhardt

June 26, 1944 - May 11, 2014

James Michael Leonhardt, 69, of Clearwater, Florida, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 at his home. He was born on June 26, 1944 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin to August and Emma (Dumlar) Leonhardt. Jim was a retired U. S. Navy Lieutenant. James's proud lifelong achievements included spending 21 years in the Navy were he retired as a Navy Lieutenant. Following Naval service he went on to graduate...
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Kathleen C. Nelson

May 29, 1940 - May 11, 2014

Kathleen C. Nelson was born on May 29, 1940 in Brooklyn NY. For most of her life she work for American International Group as a insurance clerk. Kathleen moved to Florida in 2007 to enjoy family and the fine Florida weather. Throughout her life she enjoyed working with the girl scouts as a troop leader and spending time with her daughter. Kathleen passed away peacefully on May 11, 2014. She is...
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Joyce A. Barry

April 27, 1932 - April 29, 2014

BARRY, Joyce A., passed away peacefully on April 29, 2014 at Suncoast Hospice in Palm Harbor, FL. She was born on April 27, 1932 in Chicago, IL. She retired from Marriott International Headquarters, Bethesda, MD as Quality Control and Dietician. Joyce was a very kind and giving soul and had a fond appreciation for opera and a love for food. Her closest friends, Jan Stammer, Vicki Meredith and...
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Virginia A. Reed

July 8, 1933 - April 23, 2014

Virginia "Gini" A. ReedGini was born July 8, 1933 in Erie, Pa. and died on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Largo, Fl. She was raised by her adoptive parents, J. Gerald and Zenola F. Miller in Corry, Pa., and graduated from Corry High School in 1951. She married Harley C. Reed on March 26, 1951. The year of their marriage she met her biological father and siblings.While in Corry Gini was employed...
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Raymond W. Schuster

September 18, 1926 - April 20, 2014

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Bonnie J. Wolfe

August 9, 1949 - April 14, 2014

Bonnie Wolfe, widow of Larry Wolfe, mother to James (Tracey) and Robert (Sandy) Raver and grandmother to Brett (Lauren), Matthew, Spencer and Timothy Raver has left us in body, but never in spirit.Her selflessness, resoluteness and strength of character will be missed, but never forgotten. In her lifetime she endured poverty, sickness, and trials of the heart that never left her bitter, only...
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Doris P. Robinson

July 8, 1922 - April 11, 2014


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Sanh Huynh

January 20, 1946 - March 31, 2014


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Cari Christine Shanks

March 7, 1984 - March 29, 2014

Cari lived her life with so much happiness and hope for the future that it is beyond words to describe what it was like to feel her love. Cari had a desire to help others through art and a thirst for adventure that led her to try anything. She enjoying diving, rafting, painting, flying, going to Disney World, or just sitting by a fire roasting marshmallows. Cari was the kind of person that would...
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Athena Binikos

August 31, 1917 - March 27, 2014

On March 27, 2014, Athena Lewis Binikos, surrounded by her family, passed onto a better place. Born in Pittsburgh, PA on August 31, 1917, she was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Nicholas, her son, Stephen and brother, Perry Lewis. She is survived by her daughters, Sonja (Gus) Stefanadis, Nikki (Peter) Limberis and grandchildren--Jim Stefanadis; Annette (Jim) Mavres; Arlene (Tony)...
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Donald H. Osgood

January 24, 1924 - March 22, 2014

Donald H. Osgood, age 90, of Largo, Florida passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Tierra Pines Care Center in Largo after a long illness.He was born January 24, 1924 in Fitchburg, Mass., the son of James Henry Osgood and Edith S. (Harrington) Osgood.He married Jean B. Nichols on August 21, 1948 in Rindge, New Hampshire.Donald was a machinist then went on to school to become a welder having...
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Charles Edward Mangelsdorf

July 20, 1953 - March 20, 2014

Charles Mangelsdorf, a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away quietly and peacefully at his home on March 20th, 2014, after a long and debilitating illness. He left this world surrounded by the love of his family. He was 60 years old. Charlie leaves behind his wife of 25 years, Theresa Mangelsdorf, his sons, Shane Mayforth, Charles Mangelsdorf Jr., Justin Pollack and...
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Betty Jane Pucci

March 5, 2014

Betty Jane Edgren Pucci passed away on March 5, 2014. Betty Jane was born in Muskegon, Michigan. She attended school at Muskegon High School where she was a scholar and a member of the track team. Betty Jane also worked as a secretary to managers at Sealed Power in Muskegon. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, an International women's social, cultural and service organization. Betty Jane...
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Frances L. Passerini

February 17, 1922 - February 27, 2014

Passerini, Frances L., 92, of Clearwater, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014. She was born in Springfield, IL and came to Clearwater in 1982. Frances was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Clearwater. She was a veteran of the US Army and served with the Women's Army Corps during WWII and a member of Women In Military Service For America. After her service, she...
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Virginia D. Wingard

April 4, 1919 - February 3, 2014

Virginia Dorothy Wolfe Wingardof Clearwater , Florida, born April 4, 1919 in Renovo, PA. Predeceased by her husband Jay Allen Wingard, survived by her daughter, Margie Dee "Maggie" Wingard Talbot and son-in-law Henderson Talbot Jr., granddaughter Abigail Talbot, great-grandchildren Seth Talbot and Phoebe Mitchell, sister Marian Rishel of Rebersburg, Pa., sister Hazel Betek of Millheim, Pa.,...
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Ferne R. DeFilippis

July 21, 1916 - February 2, 2014

Ferne DeFilippis, 97, formerly of Clearwater, FL, passed away on Feb. 2, 2014 at St. Mark Village in Palm Harbor, FL. Ferne was the wife of the late Fugh DeFilippis and daughter of the late Harvey and Alma Rittenhouse.She graduated from Phillipsburg High School in NJ in 1934. Ferne was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Clearwater, FL and St. Paul's Third Lutheran Church in...
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Peter W. Rogan

March 8, 1924 - January 31, 2014

Peter Walter Rogan, 89, of Clearwater, FL passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014 in Largo, FL. He was born on March 8, 1924, in Germany, son of Peter J. Rogan, who was stationed there during WW I, and Lina (Forster) Rogan. He spent his childhood in Honolulu, HI and Fishers Island, NY. During his adult life he lived in Windsor, CT and summered at Fishers Island, NY before retiring to Clearwater,...
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Frank Evener

August 30, 1915 - January 28, 2014

Evener, Frank, 98, of Clearwater, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. He was born in Moline, IL and came to the area in 1978 from Toledo, OH. He was a bus driver and a member of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran and served with US Army 82nd Airborne during WW II. Frank is survived by his wife, Ada, 4 sons, John L. Evener, Frank H. Evener, Robert A. Evener and Albert K. Evener; 2...
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Eric A. Whitted

January 5, 1926 - January 20, 2014

Dr. Eric A. Whitted was the 2nd generation born and raised in St. Petersburg, Fl. He was proud of his heritage of early St. Petersburg settlers as the nephew of Albert Whitted, the downtown airport namesake and great grandson of Zephaniah Phillips, first settler of Pass-a-Grill. He attended St. Petersburg High School and enlisted into the Army after graduation. He was stationed in Korea and...
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Marlene Ann Mahoney

August 23, 1931 - January 18, 2014

Marlene Ann Mahoney, 82, of Clearwater passed away Jan. 18, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Cleveland, OH August 23, 1931 to Kurt and Genevieve Winter. She is preceded in death by her husband George and a brother Kurt Winter. Marlene is survived by 3 daughters, Colleen Mahoney (Dennis Thombs); Marreen (Joe) Majer; Shareen (John) McNie; 2 brothers, Ronald (Ann) Winter,...
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Zachary Lee Price

April 20, 1959 - January 12, 2014

Zachary Price, aka POPS, of Largo, FL passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 after a courageous battle with end stage liver disease and cancer.He was 54. Zack was born on April 20, 1959 in Covington, KY. He was a small engine Master Mechanic and worked along side his son Joe. He was a man that cared very deeply about those he loved and touched the lives of many people with his endless personality...
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Pasquale F. Freda

October 7, 1926 - January 8, 2014

Pasquale F. Freda, 87, of Largo FL died January 8th 2014."Fred" Freda was raised at Girard College in Philadelphia. He joined the Army and served in the Pacific Theater during WW II and Germany during the Cold War. Upon retiring he moved to Florida where he worked in maintenance for a large department store.He enjoyed listening to polka music and injecting a humorous comment during a...
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Harold Ban

July 12, 1951 - December 28, 2013


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William Bruce Holwick

June 18, 1928 - December 19, 2013

Col.(Ret) William B. Holwick.Col. Holwick, 85 , a resident of Clearwater, FL , passed away on December 19, 2013 in Clearwater. He retired from the Army with over 32 years of service including WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He moved to Clearwater in 2003 from Colorado after being a seasonal resident for 20 years. Col. Holwick was born in Chicago to William M. Holwick and Mildred M. Maxfield, who are...
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Francis J. Fagan

November 5, 1920 - December 18, 2013

Fagan, Francis J. "Frank", 93, of St. Petersburg, passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. He was born in Bristol, CT and came to the area in 1963. Frank was a veteran and served during WW II with the US Army Air Corps and also was a lifetime member of the VFW. He was active as a volunteer with Suncoast Hospice for over 8 years. He was predeceased by his wife Florence in 2000 and a son,...
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Richard A. Jiracek

May 14, 1925 - November 29, 2013

Jiracek, Richard A., 88, of Largo, passed away Nov. 28, 2013. Dick was born in the Bronx, NY and served in the Navy in WWII. Returning to NY, he began a 40-year career with Brooks Brothers Men's Clothiers as a stock boy and worked his way up to VP in charge of Branch Operations. He retired to Florida in 1984 and is survived by his wife of 63 years, Catherine; son, Paul; daughter, Barbara;...
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Seth Ivan Bliven

December 3, 1927 - November 26, 2013

Bliven, Seth Ivan, 85, of Sebring, FL, passed away at Good Shepard Hospice on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. He was born in Unadilla, NY on December 3, 1927, the son of Ruth (Harrington) and Ivan O. Bliven. He enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 17 and fought in the South Pacific during World War II. He dedicated his life to his family, education of children and God as a United Methodist Minister. He...
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Anthony S. Spano

February 24, 1922 - October 15, 2013

Spano, Anthony S., 91 of Largo, FL, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. He was born in Watertown, NY and came to Largo in 1979 from Colorado Springs, CO. He was a veteran of WW II and served with the 8th Army Air Force. He was employed by the Civil Service for 20 years and a member of the American Legion. Anthony was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Winifred in 2006. He is...
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Robert Wesley Wilson

June 8, 1924 - October 10, 2013

WILSON, Robert W., on Oct 10th at age 89, Robert Wesley Wilson (Bob) went home peacefully to be with The Lord. A local Clearwater native, Bob was born June 8th, 1924 in the Wilson home at the corner of Greenwood (MLK) and Druid Road. He was raised by his Grandparents JK and Velaria Wilson in the home. Velaria was the oldest of the 21 McMullen children born in the McMullen/Coachman log cabin, now...
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Tamara Paula Liora Raponi

May 31, 2013 - September 30, 2013

Raponi, Tamara Paula Liora, infant daughter of Patrick Grant and Bianca Raponi passed away Monday Sept. 30th at Morton Plant Hospital. She was born in Clearwater May 31st , 2013. Survived by her loving parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be 10:00am Friday Oct. 4th at Moss Feaster Funeral Home, 693 S. Belcher Rd. Clearwater, Florida 33764....
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Lori Ann Kursay

April 17, 1961 - September 13, 2013

Kursay (Griffith), Lori Ann, of Clearwater, FL passed away on September 13th, 2013 at the Suncoast Hospice Care Center, Palm Harbor after a courageous battle with cancer. Lori was predeceased by her parents, Grethe and Joseph Kursay and brother Mark Kursay. She is survived by her husband: Allen L. Griffith II, his three children; Sarah E. Griffith, Allen L. Griffith III and Kyle M. Griffith;...
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Robert Andrew Kostka

August 2, 1929 - August 23, 2013

Dr. Robert A. Kostka, "Prominent Podiatrist/Surgeon" passed away at age 84 at his Clearwater home on Aug. 23rd. Dr. Kostka moved to Clearwater in the early 70's with wife Elizabeth, and enjoyed a successful practice on Gulf-to-Bay Blvd. for 36 years. During this time, he was a member of Light of Christ Catholic Church, participated in a number of Civic Organizations, and was a member...
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Bruce Urban Shaw

January 15, 1948 - August 20, 2013

Bruce U. Shaw, age 65, of Clearwater, passed away on August 20, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Linda, daughter Lori, and sons Andy and David; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Mr. Shaw was born to Dr. Henry I. Shaw, Sr. and Mrs. Dorothy (Greis) Shaw on January 15, 1948 in New York City. He graduated from Ft. Myers High School, Edison Junior Collegeboth located in...
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Emil C. Marquardt

December 4, 1940 - August 17, 2013

Emil Carl "Mark" Marquardt Jr., 72, died at his Belleair home on August 17th after a long and courageous cancer fight. He was born at Morton Plant Hospital on Dec. 4, 1940, and was the eldest child of Emil Carl and Connie Marquardt of Clearwater Beach. His passions were his family, his Catholic faith, hiking and kayaking in Florida and the Tetons, and mentoring other men in their development of...
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Arthur Samuel Gabriele

July 17, 1929 - July 24, 2013

Arthur Samuel Gabriele, passed away on July 24, 2013 at Suncoast Hospice, in Palm Harbor, FL. He was born on July 17, 1929 in Pittsfield, MA to Arthur Gabriele and Clara (Gabriele) Messina. Arthur grew up in Pittsfield, MA and graduated from St. Joseph's High School in 1947. He served in the U.S. Navy, during the...
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Donald F. Dunn

November 1, 1925 - June 30, 2013

Dunn, Donald F. 87 of Clearwater died Sunday June 30th at Morton Plant Hospital. Born Nov. 1, 1925 in Norwich, NY he was the son of Martin Francis and Mildred Mary Normile Dunn. Donald served in the US Army during WWII. He graduated from Babson College with a Bachelor's Degree in 1949. He was controller for Dey Brothers, Syracuse, NY and Lord & Taylor, New York, NY, President and Chairman of...
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Henrietta Trezevant Hardy

November 28, 1925 - June 26, 2013

Hardy, Henrietta TrezevantHenrietta "Hank" Hardy passed on to be with our Heavenly Father and her husband and parents on June 26, 2013. Born in Tampa, FL on November 28, 1925 to R. G. "Gillie" Trezevant and Ida Boykin Trezevant, she lived in Tampa until attending Florida State College for Women in Tallahassee. After the War, she married the love of her life, George E.W....
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Daniel J. Mink

February 8, 1944 - June 10, 2013

Mink, Daniel J. Age 69, of Crystal Beach, died on Monday June 10th 2013. Dan is survived by his wife and soul mate Barbara of 43 years and his two sons Jeremy (wife Maria) of Atlanta, Ga. and Jesse (Fiancé Jessica) Lieutenant Commander, USN of Washington, DC. He is also survived by his loving dogs, Trixie and Bloke.Dan was born at the Don CeSar on Pass-a-Grille Beach, was a life resident...
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Caroline E. Zazzaro

October 18, 1914 - June 9, 2013

Zazzaro, Caroline E., 98, of Largo, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2013. She was born in New York, NY and came to the area in 1975. She was predeceased by her husband, William and her son Domenic. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Marie Zazzaro-Conte and her husband Frank; grandson, Steven D. and his wife Rita, grandson, Michael A. and his wife Edith; 8 great-grandchildren and 4 great...
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John C. Miller

July 29, 1925 - April 25, 2013

Miller, John C. 87 of Clearwater died Thursday April 25th at Morton Plant Hospital. Born July 29th, 1925 in Fort Atkinson, WI; he was the son of Franklin and Jessie Caldwell Mueller. John was a graduate from University of Wisconsin and served in the US Navy during WWII. John was an executive for 3M National Advertising for 40 years retiring in 1990. He was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church...
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Harolbelle Sheets

February 18, 1924 - April 21, 2013

Sheets, Harolbelle (Betty) Tomey Sheets was born February 18,1924 in Troy, WV. She married Dr. Wendell R. Sheets in 1944 and they had two children E. Wavalene Begin and Wendell A. Sheets. She was also the proud grandmother of Jennifer Lounsberry, Angela Smith and Corey Sheets. Grace Lounsberry and Nathaniel Sheets gave her much pleasure as a great-grandmother. Along with her love of family,...
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Norris Stanton Gould

May 8, 1927 - April 19, 2013

Gould, Norris Stanton, age 85, of Clearwater, Florida, passed away, Friday, April 19, 2013. He was married 45 years to his beloved wife, Shirlee, who passed away in 1997. He is survived by his sons, Jeff and Dan; his sister Jean Evans and his 2 grandchildren, Lacey and Bennett. Norris grew up in Marshalltown, IA and became an Eagle Scout at the age of 13. He served in the US Navy from 1945 -...
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Rose Ellen Dye

April 4, 1920 - April 18, 2013

Dye, Rose Ellen 93 of Largo died Thursday April 18th at Woodside Hospice House, Pinellas Park. Rose was born April 4, 1920 in Indianapolis, Indiana; she was the daughter of Edgar and Electra Naomi McKissick Irwin. She graduated from Indiana University. Rose married the late Victor Glen Dye; he died Oct 2000. She was a teacher for the Warren Township in East Indianapolis. She was a member of St....
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Lois Krebs

July 9, 1927 - April 10, 2013

KREBS, Lois Richey , 85 of Clearwater passed away peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her children after an extended illness on April 10th, 2013. Preceded in death by her beloved husband Don, Lois is survived by her daughters Kathleen Henken (Avi) of Denver, Barbara Bias (Jim) of Orlando, and her son Phil of Nashville. She had nine beautiful grandchildren; Matthew (Sarah) Henken, Alana Fryer ...
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