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Brewer & Sons has had the privilege of celebrating lives in the West Central Florida area since 1965. Family-owned since our inception, what began as a single location in Brooksville, FL now includes seven convenient locations throughout West Central Florida.

All of the staff at Brewer & Sons believe it is an honor to serve your family, and we strive to exceed your expectations every day. We offer unparalleled service, a highly trained staff, comfortable facilities and a continuing awareness of community needs and changes. Our well-respected business provides all services including commemorative ceremonies, a full range of memorial and cremation services, cemetery options, a unique continuing care program that extends beyond the ceremonies, and complete prearrangement services. Thank you for considering Brewer & Sons, we truly appreciate your trust.


Our Obituaries

Andrew Lee Springstead

August 31, 1961 - August 25, 2014

Andrew Lee Springstead, 52, of St. Petersburg passed away August 25, 2014 at South Lake Hospital, Clermont, FL. Born in Sands, England, he moved to the United States 42 years ago. He worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant in the St. Petersburg area. Survived by parents, Dexter & Jillian of Clermont; brother Scott of Seminole; sister Ellen & brother-in-law Andy of Clermont; sister-in-law...
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Lynn P. Lawson

October 5, 1942 - August 23, 2014

Lynn Patrick Lawson, 71, passed away August 23, 2014. He was predeceased by his mother, Margaret "Peggy" Cooper Lawson. He served in the United States Army. Lynn is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Diane, father, Fred Lawson, sister, Joan Keith (David), brother, Tom Lawson(Debbie) and loving family. Visitation will be held August 28, from 11am to 12pm at 280 Mariner Boulevard. ...
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Louise T. Showalter

October 18, 1921 - August 23, 2014

Louise Showalter 92, of Bushnell, passed on Aug. 23, 2014 at her home. Born in Baltimore, MD & came to this area in 1982 from Indian Rocks Beach. Louise was Methodist by faith & attended Nobleton Community Church. She retired after 20 yrs. from Largo Jr. High as a secretary. She was an avid bird watcher & loved gardening and her cats. She was also a wonderful cook. Survived by daughter, Sandy &...
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Salvatore Romano

November 21, 1957 - August 22, 2014

Salvatore Romano 56, of Hudson, passed away on August 22, 2014 at his home. He was born in Queens, New York. he is survived by his loving wife, Christine and loving family.
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Jessica Nichole Dixon

March 11, 1987 - August 21, 2014

Jessica Nichole Dixon, age 27, passed away Aug 21, 2014. She was born on March 11, 1987 in Baltimore, Maryland the daughter of Charles and Karen (Creager) Dixon. She is survived by 2 sons, Benton Anthony and William Joseph, mother, Karen Dixon, 2 sisters, Kelly and Savanna, brother, Garrett, grandmother, Jean Carr, nephew, Dominic Josiah and loving family and friends. In lieu of flowers,...
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Kathleen J. Loy

October 12, 1934 - August 21, 2014

Kathleen J. Loy, age 79, passed away August 21, 2014 at HPH Hospice. She was born on October 12, 1934 in Jamica, New York the daughter of Benedict and Madeline (Wolf) Ruf. She is predeceased by her daughter, Linda Raniolo. She was of the Protestant belief. Kathleen is survived by her loving husband, William, 7 children, Theresa, Michael, Cheryl, Susan, Michael and William, 10 grandchildren,...
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Antoinette Johnson

May 11, 1942 - August 21, 2014

Antoinette Johnson 72, of Spring Hill, passed away on Aug. 21, 2014 after a valiant battle with small cell carcinoma. She was born in a small coal mining town in Pennsylvania in 1942, the only daughter of Peter and Stephanie and sister to Peter and Russ. The family moved to NJ when "Nettie", as she was known to her family, was in high school. She lived in NJ most of her adult life until she...
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Irvin Hart Chalfant

May 31, 1921 - August 21, 2014

Moved to Tampa this past month to be with his family from Anderson, Indiana. Originally born in Indianapolis, Indiana he will be greatly missed by both friends and family alike.
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Laura A Hanna

March 15, 1928 - August 20, 2014

Laura A. Hanna, 86, passed August 20, 2014. She is predeceased by her husband Anthony "Tony". Laura was a Registered Nurse and also was a Cadet Nurse in WWII. She worked at Pitney Bowes as Head Nurse in Stamford, Connecticut for 15 years. Laura is survived by her daughter, Laurie Paul (Gene); son, Thomas Hanna (Leslie); 4 grandchildren, Adam Hanna, Tom Valena (Tamara), Katy Leddy (Scott),...
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Elizabeth McGrogan

September 6, 1946 - August 19, 2014

Elizabeth ("Liz") Catherine McGrogan, age 67, of Spring Hill, passed away August 19, 2014. She was born in New York and came here 27 years ago from Parsippany, New Jersey. She is predeceased by William, her loving spouse of 27 years; sister, Virginia Tairi, brother, Robert Resseguie, son-in-law, Eric Wolfe, sister-in-law, Carol Dulin, brother-in-law, James Dulin and nephew, Charles Resseguie....
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Steve C. Finch

September 4, 1947 - August 18, 2014

FINCH, Steve C., 66, of Homosassa passed away on August 18, 2014, at Oak Hill Hospital. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and moved to Florida 3 years ago from Bailey, Colorado. He was Protestant by faith and attended Wealthy Street Baptist Church in Grand Rapids and Cherry Hill Community Church in Colorado. He was a Professor at the University of Pheonix teaching Finance and International...
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Douglas P. Roberts

May 24, 1960 - August 18, 2014

Douglas P. Roberts, 54, of Leesburg passed away August 18, 2014 at Florida Hospital Orlando. Born in Trenton, NJ, he moved to the area 2 years ago from NJ. Predeceased by his father, Daniel C. Roberts. Survived by his daughter, Keri Di Via of Powhatan, VA; his mother, Irene Constance Roberts; 2 brothers, Kenneth Roberts and Christopher Roberts; 2 sisters, Sharon Holmes and Debbie Kanach;...
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Richard E. "Robby" Robinson, Sr.

December 6, 1928 - August 17, 2014

Richard E. "Robby" Robinson, Sr., 85, formerly of Brooksville, FL, went to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, August 17, 2014, at his home in Bella Vista, AR. He was born in Camden, NJ. He served 20 yrs. with the Clearwater Fire Department, retiring as a Lieutenant. He was also the pass President of the local AFL/CIO. After retiring he moved to Brooksville and started a successful contracting...
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Nicholas Aaron Ryan, Jr.

August 17, 2014 - August 17, 2014

Nicholas Aaron Ryan Jr. passed peacefully in the arms of family on 8/17/2014. He was born at 2:19 a.m. and met the eyes of Jesus at 2:19 am. the same day. Nicholas was the son of Ashley Plante & Nicholas Ryan Sr. He is survived by Maternal Grandparents Frances and Norman Plante of Lecanto, Fl. Paternal Grandma Lisa Larson of Brooksville, Fl. Great Grandparents Phyllis and John Mengler of...
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Dollie Jackson

September 20, 1931 - August 16, 2014

Dollie Jackson, 82 of Brooksville passed away August 16, 2014. She was born in Georgia on September 20, 1931 to Frank and Vada Richards. Dollie is predeceased by her husband, Samuel Jackson; brother, Frank Richards and sisters, Hazel Norton, Martha Smith and Elaine Jackson. She is survived by her sons, Donald and Clint; daughters, Sara, Debbie, Connie and Carol; brothers, Larry and Eli;...
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Bertha L. Duga

February 11, 1927 - August 16, 2014

Bertha Duga, 87 of Spring Hill passed away August 16, 2014. She is survived by her daughter, Ann (Richard) Guarnieri; family and friends.
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Carlos B. Guma (Junior)

January 5, 1944 - August 16, 2014

Carlos B. Guma (Junior) 70 years old of Spring Hill, FL. passed away on 8/16/2014 at his home. He was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico and came here years ago from New York. He is predeceased by his parents, Bernardo Guma, father and Josefina Guma (Colom), mother, of Puerto Rico. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; daughters, Linda Cristina (Alex) of Orlando, FL; Amanda (Albert) of York, PA; Tara...
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Andrew Vacca, III

March 27, 1967 - August 14, 2014

Andrew Vacca, III 47, of Brooksville, passed away unexpectedly on August 14, 2014. He is survived by his loving family.
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Timothy Michael Smith

June 5, 1983 - August 14, 2014

Timothy Michael Smith, 31 of Spring Hill died August 14, 2014. He is survived by his father and mother, Barry and Sandy, and brother, Thomas; loving family and friends.
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Gordon Everett DeGeest

February 26, 1933 - August 13, 2014

Gordon Everett DeGeest, 81, of Spring Hill; formerly of Minnesota, passed away August 13th, 2014. Gordon was born in Leader, Minnesota to Everett and Ruth DeGeest on February 26,1933. He went to high school at Sacred Heart, and earned a Bachelor's Degree at Troy State University. He enlisted with the Army in 1953, and fulfilled his dream of flying, and retired in 1973 as a CW4. His flying...
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Norbert Bozynski

August 29, 1932 - August 13, 2014

Norbert Stanley Bozynski, age 81, of Spring Hill, formerly from Chicago, Illinois, went to be with his Lord, Wed, Aug 13, 2014. He was born on Aug 29, 1932. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. Norbert is a long time retiree of J.I. Case Corporation and a proud member of the U.A.W. He was of the Roman Catholic faith. Norbert was the beloved husband of Terri, loving father of Jeff and...
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Paul F. Brosnan

May 6, 1950 - August 13, 2014

Paul F Brosnan, age 64, passed Aug 13, 2014. He was born on May 6, 1950 in Brookline, Massachusetts the son of Paul F and Jeanne (deFalco) Brosnan. He was a Christian. Paul is survived by his loving wife, Cathy, 2 daughters, Amy Brosnan and Bethany Beard, son in law, Dustin and loving family.
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Angelia Pumo Wecker

April 15, 1937 - August 12, 2014

Angelia Pumo Wecker, age 77, passed away August 12, 2014. She is survived by her brothers, Gary, Thomas, Anthony and James and loving family. Visitation will be held August 14, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 8 pm at 4450 Commerical Way.
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George Milton Gale

July 6, 1924 - August 12, 2014

George Milton Gale, 90 of Spring Hill passed away August 12, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Jane; loving family and friends.
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Aaron O. Walker

May 10, 1926 - August 12, 2014

Aaron Walker, 88 of Brooksville passed away August 12, 2014. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Brooksville, and a former member of EL Bethel Baptist Church in Tampa. He is survived by his wife, Inez Walker of Brooksville; daughters, Jeralyn Leggett and her husband Jim of Brooksville, and Donna Calleja and her husband Guy of Tampa, and son, Dwight Walker and his wife Jan of Dover; 4...
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Charles "Butch" Louis Hostetter, Jr.

May 1, 1978 - August 11, 2014

We have had many questions about where to donate to help the family. If you would like to donate to the family, you may mail a check to 5373 White Rd, Brooksville FL, 34602, or you may bring it to the service on Saturday. Please make the check payable to Robin Hostetter. The family is extremely grateful for your kind words, support and love. Butch Hostetter 36 of Brooksville passed away...
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Wilda Gail Barnfather

March 7, 1940 - August 10, 2014

BARNFATHER, Gail of Weeki Wachee Florida passed away on August 10, 2014. Gail was born in Decatur Alabama March 9, 1940. Gail was a member of the Nativity Lutheran Church and a retiree of The JL Hudson Company. She was involved in community theatre for many years, the Lakeland Players, Clarkston Village Players, Sugar Mill Stage Crafters and the Glenn Lakes Country Club. Gail was a very loving...
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Gerard C Gordon

December 10, 1935 - August 10, 2014

Gerard Gordon 78, of Tampa FL., passed away August 10, 2014. He is survived by his wife; Patricia, daughters; Denise (Michael), Marie (Rob), Patricia (Daniel) Christine (Lou), Michele, sons; Gerard JR, Joseph , (Jessica), 21 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and many other loving families and friends, he will be missed.
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Paul Wayne Sucro

December 20, 1941 - August 10, 2014

Paul Wayne Sucro, 72, of Clermont, FL, formerly from Pennsylvania, passed away August 10th, 2014 after a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, but grew up as a child in Flourtown, PA. He is a graduate of Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School in Plymouth Meeting, PA. He later moved to Lafayette Hill where he lived and worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a letter...
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Henry Garcia

February 14, 1950 - August 8, 2014

Enrique Garcia, Jr. "Henry", age 64, of Tampa FL , Henry went with the Lord on Friday, 08/08/2014. Born in Camaguey, Cuba, on 02/04/1954, he was the son of the late Enrique and Lydia Garcia. He was devoted to his family and friends, and loved spending time with them. An avid golfer, Mr. Garcia also enjoyed fishing and trips to the ocean. He is survived by his loving family and friends.
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Seth Austin Murphy

July 8, 2004 - August 8, 2014

Seth A. Murphy, age 10, passed Aug 8, 2014 at his home. He was born on July 8, 2004 in Clearwater, Florida the son of Donald Murphy and Amanda Beasley. Seth attended North West Elementary School in Hudson. He loved swimming, going to the park and animals. Seth is survived by his parents Amanda Beasley (Travis) and Donald Murphy, sisters, Brianna Murphy and Alexandria Beasley, grandparents,...
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Robert "Bob" Lloyd Milam

November 15, 1944 - August 8, 2014

Robert "Bob" Lloyd Milam, Sr., age 69 of Tampa, passed away August 8, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and came here 50 years ago from Little Rock, Arkansas. He is predeceased by his father, Robert Luther Milam and his wife Francis and his mother, Freda Mae Russell and her husband Lloyd. He served in the United States Army. Robert was Vice...
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Ronald A. Bigger

August 8, 2014

BIGGER, Ronald A., 81, of Spring Hill (formerly of Brooksville), passed away on Aug., 8, 2014 at HPH Hospice in Brooksville. He was born in Hebron, IN and came to this area in 1979 from Pinellas Co., FL. He was Baptist by faith and a member of Central Park Baptist Church in Brooksville. He was a US Army Veteran who served in the Korean Conflict as Corporal and as an MP in Ft. McPherson, GA...
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Irma Boyle

April 18, 1934 - August 8, 2014

Irma Boyle, age 80, passed Aug 8, 2014. She is survived by daughter, Denise (Sam) Cosman and their children, Kevin, Michelle and Kyle, son, Steve (Sue) Boyle, daughter, Susan (Charles) Riemer and their child Tyler, daughter, Karin Boyle, 4 sisters, Wally Van Dyken, Margaret Gimigtiano, Elise Mayer, and Hannelore Sadrosinki, Beloved cat, Suzie Q and loving family. Visitation will be Aug 11th...
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Carlos "Paquito" Celis

August 8, 1954 - August 7, 2014

Carlos "Paquito" Celis passed away 08/07/2014. He was born in Peru and survived by his wife Carmina Celis, children's, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and many other loving family members and friends.
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Thomas Avery Cosgrove

November 11, 1916 - August 6, 2014

Thomas Avery Cosgrove, 97 of Brooksville passed away August 6, 2014. He is survived by his loving family and friends. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to be made to Wounded Warrior Foundation at www.woundedwarriorfamilyfoundation.org
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Reginald Pitcher

April 4, 1941 - August 6, 2014

Reginald R Pitcher, age 73, passed away August 6, 2014. He is survived by 2 sons, Michael and Gregory and loving family and friends.
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Antoinette "Toni" Paradiso

September 17, 1927 - August 6, 2014

Antoinette "Toni" Paradiso, age 86, passed away on August 6, 2014. She was born in New York the daughter of Pietro and Mary (Esposito) Crupi. She was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church. She was a retired Medical Assistant. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Thomas and son Tom, Jr. Toni is survived by her two sisters, Helen Chiauzzi and Eleanor Crupi, 3 nephews, 2 nieces and...
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Ralph DeCristofaro

November 26, 1955 - August 5, 2014

Ralph DeCristofaro, also known as " The Gorilla", "Big Ralph", "Ralphie Boy", "Chesty", "Pretty Boy", "Coach", and "Mr. D.", age 58 of Spring Hill, passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at his home. He was born in Newark, New Jersey and came here 16 years ago from New Jersey. He was predeceased by his parents, Ralph and Antoinette DeCristofaro. Ralph was a lifelong Catholic. Ralph proudly...
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Alena Marie (Rainier) Ferrigno

September 19, 1980 - August 5, 2014

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Nils John Niki Ekander

June 10, 1955 - August 4, 2014

Nils John "Niki" Ekander, 59, from Tampa FL, passed away August 4, 2014. He was born in Newark, NJ. He is survived by his sisters, Bettyann Dray, Joann Ekander, Sallyann Ekander, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews , loved ones and friends. He enjoyed fishing, watching TV and drinking his beer.
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Joan Lorraine Goldsmith

August 26, 1927 - August 4, 2014

Joan Lorraine Goldsmith, 86, a devout Christian, an amazing mother, sister, aunt, phenomenal grandmother, incredible great-grandmother, enthusiastic teacher, and true friend to all she met, entered into her heavenly rest on August 4, 2014 after a brave fight with cancer. Jo's greatest achievements have been in the lives of her family, she loved them deeply and was devoted to her children,...
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Roy Wilson Pike

March 30, 1923 - August 3, 2014

Roy W. Pike, 91 of Groveland passed away August 3rd. He was a WWII Navy veteran and a life member of American Legion Post 239 in Groveland/Mascotte. Very involved in his community, he served on the City Council and the Parks & Recreation Board. He enjoyed puzzles and NASCAR racing. Preceded in death by his wife, Mildred L. Pike, and daughter, Julie Pike. Survived by daughters, Sandy Martin,...
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Eloisa Akers

April 28, 1929 - August 3, 2014

Eloisa Akers, 85, of Tampa, born in Fajardo, PR passed away on August 3, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother, abuela and friend. Predeceased by her husband Jasper "Red" Akers and her brother Luis Murphy. Survived by daughters Wendy Akers-Ghose (Anjan) of CA, and Linelle Akers-Ucar (Ozkan) of Tampa, grandchildren Amar Luis Ghose and Priya Lal Ghose, and brother Rodolfo "Fito" Murphy (Nivia)....
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Andrew Rahochik

April 15, 1927 - August 2, 2014

Andrew Rahochik April 15, 1927 – August 2, 2014 Andy was born in Linden, NJ to Andrew and Mary Rahochik. He loved music and started playing the accordion at an early age. By the time he was a teenager, he had a jazz quartet and was playing professionally. He met his love, Nancy, at a dance in 1947 and they married four years later, after he graduated from Fort Wayne Technical Institute in...
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Albert J. Daniels, Jr.

April 30, 1945 - August 2, 2014

Albert J. Daniels, Jr., 69, of Clermont passed away August 2nd. Albert moved to Clermont 4 years ago from Norwich, CT. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam, a life member of VFW Post 4305, the DAV in Leesburg and a life member of American Legion Post 55 in Clermont. Albert is survived by his wife of 23 years, Carol, 5 children Allan Daniels, Kevin Daniels, Christopher Daniels,...
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Ronald Preston Sellars, Jr.

April 5, 1967 - August 2, 2014

Ronald Preston Sellars, Jr., age 47, passed away on August 2, 2014 at home. He was born on April 5, 1967 in New Port Richey, Florida the son of Ronald Preston and Betty (Tilley) Sellars, Sr. He is survived by his son, Ronald, sister, Janet Whealdon, fiancé, Debra Albert and loving family and friends.
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Donald "Don" George Brauer

October 3, 1939 - August 2, 2014

Donald "Don" Brauer, age 74, passed away August 2, 2014 at home. He was born on October 3, 1939 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the son of George and Dorothy (Scholly) Brauer. Don retired as a Chief Warrant Officer W4 after serving 23 years in the United States Coast Guard. He was combat veteran of the Vietnam War and was an active member of the Marion County Honor Guard. He also was a member of...
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Jason Cap'n Barnes

November 26, 1976 - August 1, 2014

Jason Barnes "Cap'n" 37, of Tampa FL. passed away on August 1, 2014. Lifelong resident of Tampa. He is survived by his Mother; Judith Barnes Carney, Father; Milford Barnes, Sister; Angelina Barnes, Brother; Milford Barnes Jr, 1 Aunt; Frances Harris, 2 Uncles; John Dawson, Joseph Bishop, Grandmother; Barbara Bishop and many other loving families and friends
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Margaret J Sampson

March 19, 1941 - August 1, 2014

Margaret J. Sampson, age 73, passed away August 1, 2014. She is survived by her 5 sons, Lawrence, Patrick, Michael, Paul and Noel, her daughter, Maria Harris, 8 grandchildren and loving family. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 7, from 10:00am to 12:00pm at 1190 South Board Street, Burial will be held at 1:00pm at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell
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Toshio Nagai

October 17, 1938 - August 1, 2014

Toshio Nagai, age 75, passed away Aug 1, 2014. He was born on October 17, 1938 in Honokaa, Hawaii the son of Hideo and Hatsuko (Kodani) Nagai. Toshio is survived by his loving wife, Linda, 3 children, Kelley Harron, Shawn Sato, and Stephen Nagai; 3 grandchildren, Kaitlyn Nagai, Samantha Nagai, and Lily Nagai, and loving family and friends. Services will be held in Hawaii.
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Robert Goodwin

January 10, 1931 - August 1, 2014

Robert Goodwin, 83 of Brooksville passed awayAugust 1, 2014. He was born in Brockton, MA., and came here in 1981 from Pompano Beach, Fl. He is survived by his sons, Steven Goodwin of Brooksville and Scott Goodwin of Jacksonville; daughters, Cynthia Sipula of North Lauderdale and Susan Szempruch of Brooksville; step-daughter, Karen Clifford of Brooksville; sister-in-law, Gloria Archambault of...
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John Jay Cordill

May 20, 1945 - August 1, 2014

John Jay Cordill, 69 of Brooksville passed away August 1, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Connie of Brooksville; son, Andy of Brooksville, and sister, Jody Hill of Brooksville. John worked and retired with Clear Channel Outdoors of Ocala.
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Diana A. Rooney

November 24, 1933 - July 31, 2014

Diana A Rooney, age 80, passed away July 31, 2014. She was born on November 24, 1933 in New York City, New York the daughter of Daniel and Angie (Bini) Furst. She is survived by her loving husband, Richard and loving family and friends. Memorial Service will be Thursday, August 7 from 3pm to 5pm at 280 Mariner Boulevard.
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Val McClanahan

July 28, 1944 - July 31, 2014

Val McClanahan 70, of Brooksville, passed on away on July 31, 2014 while under the care of HPH Hospice and family. He is survived by his loving wife, Janet; brother, Warren; sister, Jeanne; & loving family.
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Bobby Gene Roberts

February 7, 1951 - July 30, 2014

Bobby Gene Roberts, 63 of Brooksville passed away July 30, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Roberts; loving family and friends.
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Juan Orozco

August 25, 1925 - July 30, 2014

Juan Orozco, 88, of Tampa passed away on July 30, 2014. He is survived by his two daughters Carmen Orozco Corn (Hillary) of FL, and Evelyn Orozco of NJ, sisters Maria Rodriquez of FL, and Aleja Orozco of OH, and like a son, Juan (Rico) Burgos, grandchildren George Popovich and Elbin Negron, and great grandchildren Niko and Dani. Juan, also known to many as Papa, came to Tampa from Cleveland,...
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Joseph D. Bonfiglio

August 4, 1925 - July 30, 2014

Joseph D. Bonfiglio, age 88, passed away July 30, 2014. He was born on August 4, 1925 in Louisiana the son of Frank and Mary (Pelligrano) Bonfiglio. He is predeceased by his wife, Rosalie in 2004. Joseph is survived by 4 children, 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and loving family and friends. Private burial to be in Chicago, Illinois.
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Mary Ponepinto

December 12, 1929 - July 29, 2014

Mary Ponepinto 84, of Spring Hill passed away on July 29, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Joseph and loving family. Mass will be held on Monday, Aug. 4th at 9:30 am at St. Frances Cabrini with graveside following at FL Nat. Cemetery, Bushnell.
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Thomas F. Quinn

March 22, 1929 - July 27, 2014

Thomas F. Quinn passed away July 27, 2014 at his home under hospice care. He is predeceased by his parents, Willam and Rosa Quinn (Fabietti), brother William Quinn and sister-in-law Joan Quinn. Surviving are his loving wife of 53 years, Ellen Butler Quinn; son, William (Karyn); daughters, Catherine Quinn (Michael Fitzpatrick), Jean Quinn (Craig Rustici) and Caroline Rankin (Daniel) ; brother-in...
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Robert "Bobby" Meadows

May 29, 1938 - July 27, 2014

Robert "Bobby" Meadows, 76 a life-long resident of Brooksville passed away July 27, 2014. He was a member of Central Park Baptist Church; served in the Air Force during the Korean War; was the past owner of Brooksville Printing, and then after retirement went back into business as Bobby Meadows Printing & Antiques. He was also a past member of the local American Legion. Bobby is predeceased by...
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Peter J. Barone

February 14, 1936 - July 26, 2014

of Tampa passed away July 26, 2014 at his home under the loving care of his family, friends and Lifepath Hospice, Burgundy Team. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and came to Tampa in 1966. Peter retired with GTE in Tampa. He enjoyed fishing, boating, dancing, classic cars his beloved cats and electric trains. He was a member of the Italian Club and Moose Lodge. He was a loving husband, father...
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Ruth Gross

November 22, 1920 - July 26, 2014

of Tampa passed at hospice on July 26, 2014. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of almost 20 years, Lyle A. Gross (USAF) and sister Shirley Bryant . She is survived by daughter Gloria Goodman along with 12 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by family and friends. Interment will be at The Pyramid Crypts at Woodlawn Cemetery in Tampa.
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Josephine "Jo" O'Brien

December 24, 1931 - July 26, 2014

Josephine "Jo" O'Brien, age 82, passed away July 26, 2014. She was born on December 24, 1931 I Queens, New York the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Dillon) Reis. Josephine is survived by her loving husband, Frank, 3 daughters, Eileen, Betty and Ginger, brother, John and loving family and friends.
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Clara Hiscock

October 2, 1929 - July 26, 2014

Clara Hiscock, age 84, passed away July 26, 2014. She was born on October 2, 1929 in Oakland, Maine the daughter of Chefley Roy and Margaret (Eastman)McCloud. Clara is survived by her 2 sons, Tim Knowles and Brian Hiscock, daughter, Pam Lee and loving family and friends
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William "Bill" Kenneth Celmer

January 20, 1955 - July 26, 2014

William (Bill) Celmer, 59 of Brooksville passed away July 26, 2014. Bill loved dirt track racing. His favorite Nascar drivers were Dale Earnhart Sr. and Jr. He was a kind, loving man and loved his dog, Cheyenne. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; mother, Margaret; brother, Keith; sister, Karen; nieces, Candice and Abbey; nephews, Austin and Bryce, loved ones and friends. In lieu of flowers,...
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Edward R. Kusleika

January 28, 1925 - July 24, 2014

Edward R. Kusleika, 89, passed away July 24, 2014. He was born on January 28, 1925 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania the son of Rokas and Amelia (Stadkus) Kusleika. He serviced in the United State Army Air Corp. and was a former member of the Elks. Edward is survived by his 2 sons, Edgar of Minnapolis, Minnestoa and Thomas of Frisco, Colorado and loving family and friends.
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Jeanette Samec

March 18, 1931 - July 23, 2014

Jeanette Samec, 83 of Brooksville passed away July 23, 2014. She was born in Trenton New Jersey. She is survived by her sons, Raymond, Paul and Michael; loving family and friends.
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Tina Marie Young

June 21, 1969 - July 23, 2014

Tina Marie Young (Herndon/Sheehan), 45, of Seffner passed away peacefully at home on July 23, 2014. She was born June 21, 1969 to parents Robert and Carol Young in Massachusetts. She enjoyed life and loved to laugh and dearly loved her family. She is survived by her loving fiancé of 6 years, Glen Thayer; children, Henry Dean Herndon Jr., Randy Logan Herndon (Keri), Travis Justin Herndon, Noah...
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Harold John Reed

October 26, 1926 - July 23, 2014

entered Heavenly rest on July 23. Born October 26, 1926 in Weissport, PA, he was the son of the late Jabez and Miriam Webster Reed. Mr. Reed graduated from Leighton (PA) High School and Tri State University (now Trine). He was employed by Colonial Air Lines, Pan American Airways and retired as a flight captain from Eastern Airlines. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara; three...
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Andi Cali

September 11, 2006 - July 21, 2014

Andi Cali, 7, of Spring Hill Florida, passed away on July 21, 2014 at Spring Hill Regional Hospital in the presence of his loved ones. Andi was born September 11, 2006 to Zurale and Sokol Cali of Brooklyn New York. Andi is the youngest brother of Arber and Doran Cali. As Andi was approaching his first birthday tragedy overwhelmed the Cali family as Andi was rushed to the hospital following...
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William Russell Norris, Jr.

March 30, 1961 - July 20, 2014

William Russell (Russ) Norris Jr. of Spring Hill, Florida, passed away July 20, 2014, at the age of 53. Born March 30, 1961 in Baltimore, Maryland to Dona and William Norris, he grew up in Darlington, Maryland and Tampa, Florida, where he was active in the Police Explorers Program, Tampa Youth Ranch and The Boy Scouts of America. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and completed basic training at...
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William Russell Norris, Jr.

March 30, 1961 - July 20, 2014

William Russell Norris, Jr. 53, of Spring Hill, passed away on July 20, 2014 at Oak Hill Hospital. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland. William was the vice president of Forest Oaks Lutheran Church in Spring Hill. He is survived by his, son, Christopher; sister, Kathy Witt; & loving family. Service will be held at Forest Oaks Lutheran Church on Sunday, August 3rd at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be held...
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Robert Stewart

August 12, 1930 - July 19, 2014

Robert A. Stewart, Sr., 83 of Brooksville passed away July 19, 2014. He served in the Navy during the Korean War; was a cross country truck driver, and a HAM Radio operator. Robert was a member of the Mason Eastern Star, American Legion in Spring Hill, and the First Baptist Church of Brooksville. He was generous, and giving; a wonderful husband and provider. His family and grandchildren were...
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Gerald W. Patton

November 10, 1947 - July 19, 2014

Sgt. Gerald W. Patton, 66, of Groveland, FL, died on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Sgt. Patton enlisted in the US Army was deployed to Vietnam in June 1969. Hit by friendly fire, he received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star, and retired from the Army in 1970. He is survived by 4 children, Keith W. Patton of Newnan, GA, Paris Patton-Mulgrew, of Enterprise, AL, Sara T. Patton of Groveland, FL, and Jenna...
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Frank C Reilly

February 6, 1932 - July 18, 2014

Frank C. Reilly, 82, passed away July 18, 2014 after a brief illness. The son of Frank D. and Alma B. (Van Deusen) Reilly, he was born on February 6, 1932 in New Haven, Connecticut. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Reilly. Frank is survived by his daughters, Wendy Besch (Clayton L. Besch III, PhD), Susan Meiklejohn (Bruce Meiklejohn, PhD) and Sharon Thomas (Robert), niece Karen...
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Jennifer Powers

July 30, 1956 - July 18, 2014

Jennifer Powers, of Mascotte, passed away at home. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and came here 1 year, 4 months ago from Philadelphia. She is survived by her husband, Reginald and loving family. Services will be held at Choice Funeral Home in Philadelphia, PA.
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Franklin "Frank" C. Reilly

February 6, 1932 - July 18, 2014

Franklin "Frank" C. Reilly, 82, passed away July 18, 2014. He was born on February 6, 1932 in New Haven, Connecticut the son of Frank D. and Alma E (Van Deusen) Reilly. Frank is survived by his daughters, Wendy Besch (Clayton III), Susan Neikeljohn (Bruce) and Sharon Thomas (Robert), 6 grandchildren, niece, Karen East and loving family. Memorial Service to be announced. Donation to HPH...
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Vito J. Mastandrea

March 25, 1937 - July 16, 2014

Vito J. Mastandrea, 77, of the Trilogy community in Groveland, passed away July 16, 2014 at South Lake Hospital in Clermont. Born in New York City, he moved to Florida in 2006 from New York. Mr. Mastandrea retired from the United States Postal Service after 40 years of employment and was an avid New York Yankees fan. He was Catholic by faith. He was predeceased in 2006 by his wife, Helen. ...
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Judith S. Greene

April 15, 1932 - July 16, 2014

Greene, Judith S., 82, passed away on July 16th, in Spring Hill, FL Our beloved Judy was loved and adored by all. Born in Brooklyn, NY. on April 15, 1932. She graduated Midwood High School and received her Bachelor's Degree from Brooklyn College. Moving to Miami in 1951, she earned her Master's Degree from the University of Miami and her Ed.D from Southeastern Nova University. She retired after...
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Diana Jackson

November 17, 1957 - July 13, 2014

Diana Jackson 56, of Brooksville, passed away on July 13, 2014. She is survived by her loving family
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Delma Kubatzky

July 29, 1917 - July 13, 2014

Delma Kubatzky 96, of Brooksville, passed away on July 13, 2014. She is survived by her loving family.
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Richard Barrett

June 5, 1944 - July 13, 2014

Richard Barrett age 70, passed away on July 13, 2014. He was born on June 5, 1944 in Bronx, New York. He is predeceased by his mother, Edna and 2 brothers. He is survived by his father, Howard, sister, Kathleen Miller, two nieces, one nephew, godson, 1 grand nephew and 2 grand nieces. Rick fought the good fight and will be missed by all who loved him.
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Joan Sheffield

November 28, 1946 - July 11, 2014

Joan Sheffield 67, of Hernando Beach, passed away on July 11, 2014. She is survived by her loving family.
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Larry " Dave " Cresswell

March 28, 1952 - July 10, 2014

Larry "Dave" Cresswell 62, of Tampa, passed away on July 10, 2014. He was born in Monterey Bay, CA. He was a retired USAF Veteran who loved his family made people feel special and making people laugh and was quick witted. Larry is preceded in death by his sister in law, Becky Vifquain. He is survived by his loving wife, Wanda; daughters, Wendy Pellegrino of Dade City & Chrissy...
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Richard Cosner

October 25, 1957 - July 10, 2014

Richard Cosner, 56 of Masaryktown passed away July 10, 2014. He is survived by his wife Debra; 6 children; 4 grandchildren; mother; 2 sisters, and a brother.
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Karen Jo Hancock

February 27, 1973 - July 10, 2014

Karen Jo Hancock, 41, of Ocoee, FL passed away suddenly July 10, 2014. Born February 27, 1973 in Ocala, FL, she moved to the area in 1991 from Dade City, FL. Karen Jo was the previous owner of Shaw's Florist in Ocoee. Raised as a country girl, she enjoyed fishing, hunting and the outdoors. Karen Jo is survived by her loving parents, Josephine Seward of Montverde, FL and John Hancock of Ocoee,...
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Joseph Carl Antoniotti

September 24, 1947 - July 9, 2014

Joseph Carl Antoniotti of Groveland, Florida died on July 9, 2014 after a 4 year battle with cancer. He died at home, cared for by his wife and family. He was 66 years old. Joe was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on September 24, 1947. He was the beloved only child of Olga (Cauda) and Alfred Antoniotti. Joe was married to Donna Genovesi on June 27, 1970 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. They...
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Michael Eugene Renew

January 17, 1962 - July 7, 2014

Michael E. "Mike" Renew, 52, of Groveland, passed away July 7, 2014 at South Lake Hospital in Clermont. He was Baptist by faith and enjoyed football, baseball, fishing, camping, and spending time outdoors. Michael is survived by his wife of 27 years, Brenda, of Groveland; 2 children, Cameron and Shea Renew, of Groveland; 1 granddaughter, Liviya; mother Peggy Renew of Clermont; sister Sherry...
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Angelina Catherine Genuardi

September 14, 1934 - July 7, 2014

Angelina Angella Genuardi, 79, of Spring Hill, FL passed away July 7, 2014. Angelina is survived by her husband of 56 years, Joseph, of Spring Hill, FL; 3 children, Frank Genuardi, M.D. of St. Augustine, FL, Angela Genuardi of Beverly Hills, FL and Joseph Genuardi, Jr. of Clermont, FL; 7 grandchildren and 3 brothers, Joseph Angella, M.D. of Hollywood, FL, John Angella, D.M.D. of North Miami, FL...
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Edward Whidden

October 17, 1930 - July 7, 2014

83, of Tampa, Florida went to be with his Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ and his beloved wife Lena Ann on July 7, 2014. He spent over 20 years serving his country in the United States Air Force, retiring as a technical sergeant in 1971. His many years of service included the conflicts in Vietnam and Korea as well as numerous medals, honors and citations. Most notably he was awarded the Air Force...
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Dorothy M. David

July 7, 2014

88, of Tampa passed on July 7, 2014. She will be missed by her loving family and friends.
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Stephen Dean Averso

December 18, 1970 - July 6, 2014

Stephen Averso 43, of Tampa Fl. Passed away on July 6, 2014 at his home. He was born in New Britan , CT and came here 3 years ago from Wolcott, CT. Stephen enjoy cooking, watching sports, building remote control cars and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife; Melissa, son; Jordyn Averso, mother; Edwina Martin, father; Peter Averso SR, Brother; Peter Jr, sister; Holley...
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Anselmo Rigal

January 9, 1941 - July 6, 2014

Anselmo Rigal 73, resident to Tampa Fl for the last 11 years. He passed away July 6, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Guantanamo, Cuba, January 9, 1941 and He is a man of God and everybody that knew him loved him. He is survived by his loving family, daughter; Doris Rigal, grandson; Ray Emanuel, brothers; Ramon, Angel, Alberto Rigal, sisters; Aurora, Teresa ans Ada Rigal, and many loving...
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Arthur E. Edwards

March 24, 1942 - July 6, 2014

Arthur E. Edwards 72, of Spring Hill, passed away on July 6, 2014. He was born in Williamstown, PA and came to this area in 2001 from Tampa. He worked for the USF Medical Bookstore as a library manager. He is survived by his loving wife, Alba of Spring Hill; sister, Blodwin Carino of Sebring; 2 nieces; and 2 nephews.
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Matthew John Dvarackas

June 5, 1959 - July 5, 2014

Matthew Dvarackas, 55 of Spring Hill passed away July 5, 2014. He is survived by his sisters, Laurie and Catherine Dvarackas of Spring Hill.
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Gordon T Schultz

September 27, 1951 - July 4, 2014

Gordon T. Schultz 62, of Tampa Fl. passed away July 4, 2014 at his home, he was born in La Crosse, WI. Him and his wife Dee owned Landing Design Group for many years. Gordon is survived by his loving wife; Dee Schultz, daughters; Tabitha Timberlake, Dee Timberlake, Nicole Schultz, son; Richard Schultz and many loving grandkids, nephews, nieces, families and friends. He will be missed.
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Gene H Auvil

August 24, 1926 - July 3, 2014

Gene H. Auvil, 87 of Spring Hill passed away July 3, 2014. Gene is survived by his wife of 51 years, Shirley M. Auvil of Spring Hill; son, John Auvil (Lesli) of Dade City; sister, Mary Hale of Dade City; grandchildren, Reid and Julia Auvil of Dade City; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to be made to HPH...
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Chasity Lynn Roberts

April 29, 1981 - July 2, 2014

Chasity Lynn Roberts, 33 of Brooksville passed away July 2, 2014. She was born in Griffin, Georgia April 29, 1981. She attended Hernando High School, and graduated PHCC with an AA Degree in nursing, and was employed as a Registered Nurse in the Central Florida area. Chasity is survived by her spouse, Antwan Lewis Sr. of Tampa; sons, Antwan Lewis Jr. of Tampa, and John Bennett, Jr. of...
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Thomas A. Lach

November 7, 1947 - July 1, 2014

Thomas A. Lach, 66 of Clermont passed away July 1, 2014. He was born in New York, and came to Clermont from New Jersey. He is survived by his wife, Susan Lach of Clermont; son Michael Lach and his wife Tracy of Orlando; daughter, Michelle Chrzanowksi and her husband Joe of New Jersey; grandchildren, Melissa and Samantha, and great grandchildren, Mikey, Cam and Olivia.
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