Blount & Curry Funeral Home - MacDill Avenue Chapel

Tampa was a very small city in 1913 when the doors first opened at the Blount Henderson Funeral Home. This partnership was short-lived however, with Frazier T. Blount purchasing Henderson's interest four years later, forming the F. T. Blount Company Funeral Home. In that era, funeral establishments were usually small converted residences. Searching for larger quarters, Mr. Blount purchased two homes on the northeast corner of Tyler and Marion Streets. One structure was converted to a funeral home and the other became his family residence. An enclosed passageway connected the two facilities creating Tampa's first funeral home staffed on a 24-hour basis. In 1952, Mr. Blount decided to retire and sold his business to two of his key employees, Henry Hale and Jack Yent, Sr. Three years later, Hale and Yent built Tampa's first conventional funeral home on Nebraska Avenue. That building now houses the administrative offices and training center for new employees and continuing education classrooms for all personnel. Over the years, numerous firms from Hillsborough and Pinellas counties joined the F.T. Blount firms, including Curry & Son Funeral Home, founded by Mark Curry, Jr. In late 2006, the Terrace Oaks Chapel was added to serve families of Temple Terrace and the Tampa area. Today, four chapels and three cemeteries proudly serve the residents of Tampa as members of the Blount & Curry family. Life is very precious. When a life does end, saying goodbye is very difficult. It is the mission of the Blount & Curry family of funeral homes to assist families through this most difficult period by providing the very finest services and cemeteries in the most caring and meaningful way.


Our Obituaries

Fred Fassih Abdnor

March 26, 1942 - December 7, 2016

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Amaya Ibarra-Valle

December 6, 2016 - December 6, 2016

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Edward Thomas Pannell

June 19, 1936 - December 5, 2016

80, of Tampa passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 5th surrounded by family. He was born and raised in Bedford, Indiana, and moved to Tampa to pastor Celebration Church. He served in the Free Methodist Church for many years as a Reverend, in addition to providing substance abuse counseling. Despite her mother’s objections, he married Donna Pannell in March of 1960. They...
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Aristea Hollyfield

May 10, 1928 - December 4, 2016

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Marie Jane Bentschner

May 19, 1924 - December 3, 2016

92, of Tampa, passed peacefully away at home on Saturday, December 3rd surrounded by her children. She was born and raised in Tampa and graduated from H.B. Plant High School. She worked at MacDill Airfield for several years before going on to National Airlines and later, TWA. After many years of courtship, she married Raphael Bentschner, USAF, in October of 1959. They spent many happy years...
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Gay Anne MacDonald

April 4, 1929 - December 1, 2016

87, passed away December 1, 2016 in Tampa, FL. Mrs. MacDonald was predeceased by her husband of nearly 50 years, Thomas C. MacDonald, Jr. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Margaret Anne MacDonald Callier and Harry Callier, Marietta, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Thomas W. MacDonald and Kimberly MacDonald, Marietta, GA; grandchildren Ashley MacDonald Ballard (Daniel), Cartersville,...
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Donald A. Crocus

August 20, 1929 - December 1, 2016

87, of Tampa, passed away on December 1st at St. Joseph Hospital North. Born in Cleveland, OH, Don worked as a mail carrier with the US Postal Service for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Crocus. He is survived by his daughters, Carol Cook and Cathleen Camper; sons, Keith Crocus; and Kenneth Crocus: grandchildren: Brian Cook,(Jennifer) Ashley Camper, Paige Crocus, and Lexi...
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Norman John Blackett

May 18, 1957 - November 30, 2016

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Laura Converse Blain

January 18, 1928 - November 30, 2016

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William Ortiz Biltz

May 28, 1939 - November 29, 2016

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Evelyn Hancock Barnhill

July 13, 1920 - November 29, 2016

96, long-time Brandon resident, passed away November 29, 2016. She was born and grew up in Norfolk, VA. She graduated from Maury High School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, the love of her life, and is survived by son, Robert Barnhill and his wife Gilda. She was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Brandon. The family wants to thank the staff, and her friends, at...
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Anne C. Cazaubon

August 19, 1930 - November 27, 2016

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Anne C. Cazaubon

August 19, 1930 - November 27, 2016

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Obioma Chidozie Achebe

October 7, 1955 - November 27, 2016

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Erika Lyn Dacus

September 13, 1972 - November 26, 2016

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John Wilson Puffer

June 20, 1942 - November 25, 2016

Mr. John W. Puffer III died suddenly on Friday, November 25, 2016. Mr. Puffer was born on June 20, 1942 in Miami Beach, Florida to the late Annis Spring Puffer and John Wilson Puffer, Jr. He attended Miami Edison High School where he obtained his pilot’s license before his driver’s license. After high school, he attended the University of Michigan and studied engineering....
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Beth Shively

June 3, 1960 - November 23, 2016

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Luis Jose Herrero

October 1, 1932 - November 23, 2016

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Robert D. Werner

February 8, 1949 - November 22, 2016

age 67, passed peacefully in his Tampa, FL home on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 following a valiant battle with illness.Graduated from University of West Florida March 21, 1977 with Bachelor of Arts. Graduated from Webster University with Master of Arts in Management July 23, 1990. Appointed to Adjunct Assistant Professor November 23, 2005 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Gratefully...
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Corinne DiLeo Martino

July 17, 1925 - November 20, 2016

Corinne DiLeo Martino, a wonderful, loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 20, 2016 after a long and difficult struggle against Alzheimer’s disease.Corinne was born and raised in New Orleans, La on July 17, 1925. After she graduated from Eleanor McMain Secondary School, she worked in a business office, but most enjoyed...
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Rodney James Lasher

July 13, 1945 - November 20, 2016

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Erkki Tann

September 23, 1936 - November 18, 2016

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Angeles N. Sharp

March 24, 1936 - November 18, 2016

80, was born in Madrid Spain and passed away November 18 at Moffitt Cancer center in Tampa. Angie is survived by her 2 sons Ed (Kristi) and Ron (Jennifer); 3 grandkids Justin, RJ and Shane; one sister, Rosario. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Sharp, her daughter, Loli Sharp, along with her father Mariano, mother Dolores, brother Teodoro and sister Teresa. Angie in her working...
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Dolores Barbara Jacob

March 23, 1928 - November 17, 2016

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Marion J. Cappola

May 13, 1927 - November 16, 2016

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Edwin Michael Jacob

March 2, 1927 - November 15, 2016

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Stephen Ralph Demotts

September 2, 1946 - November 12, 2016

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Michael Paul Viers

December 19, 1975 - November 11, 2016

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Ralph Clinton Jackson

August 23, 1977 - November 10, 2016

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Ronald R. Mustari

September 12, 1941 - November 10, 2016

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Robert L. Rinehart

July 3, 1929 - November 9, 2016

MSgt (Retired) Robert “Bob” Lewis Rinehart, 87, was surrounded by his family when he went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 9, 2016. Bob was born on July 3, 1929, in Parkersburg West Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert Oliver Rinehart and Loma Istrene McPherson Rinehart; his wife, Jacqueline C. Rinehart; his step-son, William V. Poppler; and his step...
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Marian B. Hatch

August 26, 1923 - November 9, 2016

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John Jacob Fink

February 25, 1929 - November 9, 2016

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Grady Edwin Lester

December 8, 1950 - November 5, 2016

65, a sixth generation Floridian, went to be with the Lord on November 5, 2016 in Tampa, Fl. Grady was born on December 8, 1950 to Anne Lee Dunn Lester and H. Grady Lester, Jr. He received his education from H. B. Plant High School, Emory University and USF. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Order, Palma Ceia Country Club, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla, and a former President of the Merrymakers...
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John Edward Hegarty

June 16, 1925 - November 5, 2016

91, died November 5, 2016, at his home in Tampa surrounded by loved ones and is now safely home in heaven with his dear wife, Ann. He lived a full life. Born in Reading, Mass., he was one of three children of Anna T. (Flanagan) Hegarty and Michael Joseph Hegarty, an Irish immigrant. His was a classic story of a second generation Irish-American fulfilling the hopes and dreams of his immigrant...
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Walter Dudley Gabbard

October 17, 1930 - November 4, 2016

86, died on November 4, 2016 in Tampa. Walt was born on October 17, 1930, and grew up in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. He graduated from Lee County High School in 1948, and after attending Eastern Kentucky University, for 1 year, he was drafted into the United States Marine Corp. Walt did basic training at Parris Island, SC., and served honorably for the next 2 years. While in the Marines...
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Frank J. Stivason

January 8, 1940 - November 3, 2016

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Joseph George Thresher

April 22, 1945 - November 3, 2016

71, died in Tampa, FL, on Nov. 3, 2016, the day after his 48th wedding anniversary. He was born in Fond du Lac, WI, on April 22, 1945, one of 13 children born to Robert Thresher, a WWII veteran and house painter, and Mathilda Weber, who made the best apple pies. Joseph studied chemistry at UW Madison, where he met Joanne Seckar, of Oshkosh, WI. They married just before he left for Vietnam, where...
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Ida Santilli

September 1, 1924 - November 3, 2016

92, of Port Tampa and recently of St.Cloud, passed away on Thursday, November 3rd at her home. Ida was from Lambertville, NJ and worked for both a candy factory and a sewing factory in New Jersey before coming to the Tampa Bay area in 1963. Ida resided in Port Tampa from 1963 to 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donato Santilli Sr and Domenica Santilli; brother, Donato Santilli Jr;...
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Hugo Zacchini

April 8, 1928 - October 30, 2016

88, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home, October 30, 2016. Born in Germany, he grew up traveling worldwide with his family as circus performers throughout Europe in the 1920's. John Ringling then brought the family to the US. The Zacchini family settled in Tampa, Florida in 1932. Hugo attended Plant High School then graduated with two engineering degrees from his beloved University of...
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John George Smith

December 30, 1932 - October 30, 2016

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Catherine Chieko Campbell

March 9, 1936 - October 29, 2016

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Irmina P. White

December 24, 1922 - October 27, 2016

93, of Tampa, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 27th. She was born in Habana, Cuba on December 24, 1922. Irmina loved God and was firm in her faith. She came from a large and loving family and was very devoted to her parents, siblings and family. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. Irmina graduated from the University of Habana Law School in 1948 and moved to Tampa in the...
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Maria Isabela Bernal Portocarrero

November 4, 2004 - October 26, 2016

Marianela Portocarrero (39), Maria Isabela Bernal (11), JohnCarlo Bernal Jr (9) were residents of the Tampa Bay area, theypassed away from injuries sustained from a tragic car accident,on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 after they were struck byanother vehicle. Marianela and Maria Isabela were born inBuenaventura Colombia, and came to the united states in 2006along with Marianela’s oldest...
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John Carlo Bernal Portocarrero

December 7, 2006 - October 26, 2016

Marianela Portocarrero (39), Maria Isabela Bernal (11), JohnCarlo Bernal Jr (9) were residents of the Tampa Bay area, theypassed away from injuries sustained from a tragic car accident,on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 after they were struck byanother vehicle. Marianela and Maria Isabela were born inBuenaventura Colombia, and came to the united states in 2006along with Marianela’s oldest...
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Marianela Portocarrero Portocarrero

July 25, 1977 - October 26, 2016

Marianela Portocarrero (39), Maria Isabela Bernal (11), JohnCarlo Bernal Jr (9) were residents of the Tampa Bay area, theypassed away from injuries sustained from a tragic car accident,on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 after they were struck byanother vehicle. Marianela and Maria Isabela were born inBuenaventura Colombia, and came to the united states in 2006along with Marianela’s oldest...
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Theresa Yarawsky

February 9, 1929 - October 26, 2016

of Tampa died Wednesday October 26, 2016. Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of the Bay Chapel, MacDill AFB on Monday, November 14 at 10 AM. If you would like to attend and do not have access to MacDill AFB, please send an email to tyarawskyfuneral@knology.net with attendees names NLT Tuesday November 8. In lieu of flowers donations made be made in memory of Theresa at www...
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Edward Allan Eikman

March 19, 1970 - October 25, 2016

46, of Tampa passed away October 25, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. Allan was born at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland on March 19, 1970. Allan is survived by Christina Marie Terry Eikman and their son, Edward Andrew Eikman. Other survivors include parents Edward Allan Eikman Sr. and Ellen Adair Dillon Eikman, brother Adam Dillon Eikman, sisters Ingrid Ellen Eikman Gipson and Ursula...
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Suzanne Maureen Maloney

February 13, 1963 - October 24, 2016

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Mary W. Henry

October 3, 1918 - October 21, 2016

Mary Lillian (Walz) Henry, 98, died peacefully in Tampa, Florida, on October 21, 2016 after a brief illness. The youngest of four children born in Chicago to Mabel Walsh Walz, a milliner, and Charles Arthur Walz, a pharmacist, she was two days old when she lost her mother in the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918. She grew up in Hartington, Nebraska, where her father had resettled his family and...
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Danyella Lee Gieder

July 11, 1991 - October 20, 2016

Gieder, Danyella Lee, 25 of Tampa, was called home to be with the lord on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Danyella was born on July 11, 1991. Danyella was just as beautiful inside as she was out and always put the needs of others ahead of her own, especially her son Jaxon who was the light of her life. She was a dedicated and loving mother, daughter, sister, niece and friend with a strong faith in...
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John C. Chatten

October 31, 1917 - October 19, 2016

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Robert Joseph Cummins

March 17, 1949 - October 19, 2016

Bob Cummins was an Irishman, from the moment he was born, on St. Patrick's day, in Boston. Shenanigans began when, according tradition, Bob's father took him to the neighborhood Catholic church to be christened. The name his mother had chosen, which was Patrick, was only mentioned in passing. He left the church as Robert Joseph “Patrick” ...
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Noah Ellis Varnadore

June 22, 1928 - October 19, 2016

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Anna Mae McDonald

October 24, 1928 - October 19, 2016

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Janice M. Wynne

January 25, 1944 - October 19, 2016

72, of Tampa, passed away on Oct 19, 2016. She is survived by her loving husband of 51+ years, Boyd Wynne, son Bo Wynne, daughter Patti Thomas (Clay) and 3 grandchildren-Chad Wynne 20, Walker Thomas 16, Wynne Thomas 13. She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Rosalie (Geraci) Massari and sister Patti Hall. She was born in Tampa, attended Madison JHS, Plant HS (’61), U of GA and...
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Rose C. Lopez

July 14, 1928 - October 16, 2016

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John Ross Ellis

July 6, 1950 - October 13, 2016

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Patricia Lackman

November 27, 1935 - October 13, 2016

80, of Tampa, passed away on Thursday, October 13th at her daughter’s home. Born in Buford, GA, in 1935, she graduated from Bushnell High School in 1953. She worked as a stewardess with TWA and Delta Airlines for over a decade. She married George Lackman in August of 1969 in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. She and her husband raised their two children on Lake Keystone. Her hobbies included daily...
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Zuri Rae Peterson

October 12, 2016 - October 12, 2016

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Nestor Ocampo

March 21, 1931 - October 10, 2016

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Mary C. Tommaney

January 26, 1923 - October 8, 2016

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Dolores G. Doyle

November 15, 1928 - October 8, 2016

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Louise Lykes Ferguson

May 28, 1912 - October 5, 2016

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Loretta Marie Gonyer

April 23, 1931 - October 3, 2016

Died peacefully on Monday, October 3, 2016, surrounded by her loving family and her faith. Lorie is now reunited with her husband, Harold, and her daughter, Karen. Her daughter Linda (Tom), grandchildren Andy, Sarah, and Dana, aunts, cousins and her many friends are left with her loving memories. Lorie blessed us with her love, colorful stories, her generosity and compassion and her witty sense...
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Aaron W. Hendry

January 12, 1936 - October 3, 2016

Aaron W. Hendry, fourth generation Floridian, passed away peacefully at his home on October 3, 2016 at the age of 80.A descendant of one of Florida’s earliest pioneer families, Aaron was born in Tampa and lived there his entire life. He was predeceased by his parents, Captain F.M. Hendry and Martha Crowder Hendry, and his two brothers, Mark Crowder Hendry and Harold Merle Hendry. He leaves...
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Laura Marie Garcia-Ibanez

July 19, 1961 - October 2, 2016

age 55, a beloved wife, daughter, stepmother, sister, and friend too many, passed away on Oct 2, 2016, after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. Also known as ‘Dolce’, she was literally a walking example of sweetness - afflicted with a chronic and intractable case of happiness, generosity and sense of humor.She loved life, chocolate, shopping, all things Italian, beaches,...
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Judith Arlene Ryan

December 19, 1943 - September 28, 2016

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David K. Beery

November 30, 1951 - September 28, 2016

64, of Tampa, passed away on Wednesday, Sept 28th in Tampa. He was born in Athens, OH and moved to Tampa in 1975. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in downtown Tampa and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors. David Graduated from Ohio University in Athens and dedicated his life as General Manager of Transdor, an Architectural and Commercial Door & Hardware company. ...
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Stapleton Dabney Gooch

February 1, 1939 - September 27, 2016

77, of Tampa, passed away on Tuesday, Sept 27th at his home. He was born Feb 1st, 1939 in Lake Wales, FL and moved to Tampa Bay in 1966. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the History of Architecture from the University of Virginia. He worked for Harry A. MacEwen A.I.A. until starting his own interior design firm, Stapleton Gooch, Inc. in 1974. He was a member of A.S.I.D...
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Raquel Fruchter

March 6, 1951 - September 26, 2016

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William L. Martin

March 23, 1923 - September 26, 2016

93, years old and passed away peacefully on September 26, 2016. He was born March 23, 1923 to James Edward Martin and Frances (Lotheridge) Martin. He graduated from H.B. Plant High School in 1941. Bill excelled in academics, athletics and leadership. In addition, he was proud of this established high school and as President of the Student Council, President of the Cabinet, President of H. R.,...
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Edward R. Lewis

June 6, 1962 - September 24, 2016

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Edward R. Lewis

June 6, 1962 - September 24, 2016

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Mary Elizabeth Heald Williams

July 1, 1918 - September 23, 2016

98, was born July 1, 1918 in Lincoln, MA and died September 23, 2016 in Tampa. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Maxwell Williams, Jr. MD and her brother, Don Elliot Heald. Mary is survived by her sons; J. Maxwell Williams III and wife Carol of Germantown, TN, F. Jay Williams and wife Ann of Largo, FL, and Thomas M. Williams and wife Jane of Ocoee, FL. She leaves 2 grandchildren; T....
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Albert Henry Perry

July 23, 1921 - September 21, 2016

Albert "Bert" Perry was a longtime resident of Citrus County. He passed away peacefully September 21 while he was a temporary resident of Linville, NC. Bert was born in Springfield, MA and lived most of his life there, working in TN for a few years before retiring to FL in 1984. He was proud to serve as a bomber pilot in WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Laurene....
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Mary Elaine Herring Litschgi

April 4, 1923 - September 20, 2016

93, of Tampa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016. Born April 4, 1923 in Hammond, Louisiana, to Faye B. Herring and Emmett Anthony Herring. She was the sister of Colonel Emmett Herring, Jr., deceased. Elaine was a graduate of Louisiana State University. At LSU, Elaine was a member of Chi Omega sorority and was involved with the organization for over 75 years. After graduation,...
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Patricia C. Scarfone

January 12, 1934 - September 18, 2016

Died peacefully on September 18, surrounded by her family. Born on January 12, 1934, Patricia was a native Floridian born in Mulberry and attended St Pete High School. She married "the boy next-door" Lee Scarfone in 1950 and shared her life with him until his death in 2005. After raising seven children, Patricia went back to school and graduated Magna Cum Laude in English Literature...
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Ellen C. Curtin

April 12, 1935 - September 18, 2016

Originally of Bayonne and later Scotch Plains, Ellen passed away on Sunday, September 18th. She relocated to Tampa, Florida in December 2004 with her husband Donald. She was a 1st grade school teacher in Clark serving primarily at the Valley Road Elementary School. She enjoyed traveling the world, socializing with friends and family, reading, and doing crossword puzzles. Ellen was preceded in...
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Angelina Diaz-Ortiz

June 5, 1931 - September 16, 2016

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Jeanette M. Robertson

March 2, 1934 - September 15, 2016

Jeanette M. Robertson was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania on March 2nd 1934 to Emma and John Earle Jones. She went on to be with the Lord on Thursday September 15th 2016. She was the oldest of four children who preceded her in death. She married James Robertson Sr. and brought into this union three children James, Priscilla (preceded in death), and Darrell and she later married Mr. Herman...
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Teresa Ann Johnson

April 15, 1936 - September 14, 2016

80, entered into eternal life on Sept 14, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 15, 1936 in Sturgis, MI to Guy and Lucy Bonfiglio. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, William Johnson; children Martin Johnson and Lucy Johnson Mangan; son-in-law, Richard B. Mangan; grandchildren, Paige, Allison, and Cole Mangan. A Celebration of Life will be held at Christ the...
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Robert Joe Manwaring

May 2, 1939 - September 13, 2016

77, of Tampa, FL, passed away on September 13th. He was U.S. Army Veteran who served during the Korean War and was very active in the JCSE VA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie. He is survived by his daughter, Patty Beasley; granddaughter, Christina Anderson; grandson, Scott Elliott; and four great grandchildren. He will be inurned at Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,...
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Joseph Donald Purnell

March 28, 1965 - September 13, 2016

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Nelida N. D'Souza

July 24, 1961 - September 13, 2016

55, passed away on Sept 13, 2016. Nellie moved to Tampa in 1988. She loved animals and fishing with her husband, enjoyed helping others and spending time with her family and friends, and she especially loved the New York Yankees.Nellie is survived by her husband of 21 years, George D’Souza; sister, Myrian Domench; brothers, Jose Domench and Angel Villanueva, and many extended family members...
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Margaret Marie Carlton

April 15, 1917 - September 11, 2016

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George Francis Moose

April 17, 1941 - September 10, 2016

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Charles Everett Boyer

July 4, 1939 - September 10, 2016

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Sharon Marie Clark

May 5, 1954 - September 8, 2016

62, passed away surrounded by her family on September 8, 2016 in Tampa, FL. Sharon was born on May 5, 1954 in Fort Walton Beach, FL to James Smith and Joan Smith Cribb. Sharon graduated from Robinson High School in Tampa, FL. Sharon married Kenneth Clark in 1971. They lived happily married in Tampa, FL for 45 years. Her love will continue to grow through her loving husband, Kenneth E. Clark, Sons...
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Julia R. Dawson

April 8, 1928 - September 8, 2016

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Alexander Valentinovich Riasanovsky

August 7, 1928 - September 4, 2016

88, a resident of Tampa, Florida for the past fourteen years, passed into eternal life on Sunday, September 4th, 2016. Alex was born in Harbin, Manchuria to Russian parents on August 7, 1928.He was predeceased by his mother, Nina Fedorova (teacher and author of "The Family" and "The Children," for which she won an Atlantic Monthly award in 1942), his father, Valentin A....
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Sarah H. Olsen

April 15, 1921 - September 4, 2016

95, of Tampa, passed away on Sunday, September 4th. Originally from South Carolina she traveled the world as a military wife. She was preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, Burga Olsen. She is survived by her son, Steven (Candice) Olsen; grandson, Chaz Olsen; nephew, Bud Olsen. A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 9th at 10am at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,...
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Travis Neil Brunelle

April 19, 1973 - September 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Blount & Curry FH-Macdill Chap, TAMPA, FL.
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Robert James Work

October 18, 1949 - September 3, 2016

Robert J. Work died unexpectedly Saturday, September 3. This intense, vibrant, extraordinary man was fit in every way, but somehow managed to wear out his heart, which quit with no warning. He is survived by his wife, Nora Minor, of Tampa, and their daughter, Catherine Work, who serves in the Peace Corps in Cameroon. He is also survived by his mother, Marie Work, and two sisters, Mary Rasp (Jim)...
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Sue Castaño

September 25, 1937 - September 3, 2016

Sue Castaño (James W), 78, a longtime resident of the Tampa Bay Area, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. Sue was born in Seoul, Korea on September 25, 1937. She was predeceased by her mother Pun I Pak, her father Myong Tal Choe, her brother Yong Kon Choe, sister Cheng Suk Choe, brother Su Kon Choe, and sister Kye Suk Choe. Sue is survived by...
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Deborah Sue Beal

September 13, 1954 - August 31, 2016

A Loving Mother, Daughter and Sister passed away unexpectedly at her home on August 31, 2016 in Tampa, Florida at the age of 61. Debbie is survived by her Father, William N. Harris of Tampa, FL; her Brothers, William N. Harris Jr of Brandon, FL and Mark A. Harris of Tampa, FL; her Son, Ronald Lee Beal Jr, his Wife Rose Beal; her Grandchildren, Aubree, Sallyanna and Ray Beal of Avon Park, FL, and...
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Alfred William Watton

January 24, 1935 - August 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Blount & Curry FH-Macdill Chap, TAMPA, FL.
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James Kenneth Kiesgen

October 25, 1932 - August 31, 2016

83, of Tampa, FL passed away from complications of a long illness on August 31, 2016.“Jim” was born in Highland Park, MI on October 25, 1932 to Mathius and Gertrude Kiesgen.He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Iris and his children, Mike Kiesgen (Janet) of Mount Airy, MD, Danica Walker (Mike Whalen) of Atlanta, GA, and David Kiesgen (Anna) of Long Island, NY. He is also survived by...
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Parker Daniel Levin

August 28, 2016 - August 28, 2016

On August 28, 2016 our sweet Parker Daniel Levin was welcomed into the arms of Jesus just prior to his birth on Sunday August 28th at 10:03 PM. at St. Joseph’s Woman’s Hospital. He weighed 3 pounds 11 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long. He has forever left his tiny hand prints on our hearts. He was born to his parents Michael and Dana Levin. Parker Daniel is deeply loved by his mommy...
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Brigitte E. Nelson

January 18, 1960 - August 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Blount & Curry FH-Macdill Chap, TAMPA, FL.
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