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Miscellaneous Citrus County, Florida Obituaries



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Dolores Raymond, 57, of Homosassa
Dolores Agnes Raymond, 57, of Homosassa died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2000. She was born in Patterson, N.J., and came to Homosassa six years ago from there. She was a candy maker. She was Protestant. Surviving are her son, Robert Raymond of Fairlawn, N.J.; daughter, Valarie Reid of Sparta, N.J.; father, Donald A. Titmas; and two grandchildren, Tyler and Alexis Reid, both of Sparta, N.J. Hooper Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.

John Saya, 69, of Beverly Hills
John G. Saya, 69, of Beverly Hills, formerly of Windsor, Conn., died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2000, at Cypress Cove Care Center, Crystal River. Born in Hartford, Conn., son of the late Albert and Mary (Cedargren) Saya, he lived in Windsor, retiring to Florida in 1988. He served in the U.S. Army and had been employed by the former Combustion Engineering, now ABB of Windsor, retiring in 1987. He was a charter member of the Millbrook Golf Club and its men’s club. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Rita M. Saya of Ellington, Conn.; three nieces, Donna Sokolowski of St. Louis, Mo., Patty Saya of Middletown, Conn., and Susan Saya of Franklin, Mass.; three nephews, John Saya of Ellington, Conn., Donald Saya of Simsbury, Conn., and James Saya of Boston, Mass. He was predeceased by three brothers, Donald, Albert and Murray Saya. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Citrus County, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, FL 34461. Carmon Funeral Home, Windsor, Conn.

Voncile Vorndran, 82, of Lecanto
Voncile E. Vorndran, 82, of Lecanto died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000. Born in Jacksonville he came here in 1979 from Sanford. She was a homemaker. She was an avid supporter of the Florida Sheriffs’ Youth Ranch. Surviving are her daughter, Ann Carol Fountain of Lawtey; three sisters, Helen Peeke of Jacksonville, Jacqueline Ronk and Wynell Cannady both of Yulee; a brother, Granville Roberts of South Carolina; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Florida Sheriffs’ Youth Ranch of Citrus County in her honor. Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.

Leanora Arneson, 79, of Beverly Hills
Leanora ‘‘Lynn’’ V. Arneson, 79, of Beverly Hills died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000, at Seven Rivers Community Hospital, Crystal River. She was born in Hollidysburg, Pa., on April 16, 1921, to Dora and Martin Dively. She moved here from St. Petersb urg five years ago. She was a housewife. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills. She is survived by her husband, Donald Arneson of Beverly Hills; a daughter, Linda Holmes of Crystal River; two brothers; three sisters; and two grandchildren, Melissa Holmes of Richmond, Va., and Brian Holmes of Gainesville. Brown Funeral Home, Crystal River.

Patricia Calcagino, 65, of Inverness
Patricia Calcagino, 65, of Inverness died Monday, Dec. 18, 2000, at the Northside Hospital of St. Petersburg. A native of Waverly, N.Y., she was born March 21, 1935, to Vernon and Mary Johnson. She moved here in 1988 from West Palm Beach. She was a licensed practical nurse at Avante at Inverness Nursing Home. Surviving are her husband, Steve Calcagino of Inverness; one son, Vernon Mainus of Parumph, Nev.; two daughters, Jeanne Rogers of Williamsport, Pa., and Sue Lavery of Inverness; three stepsons, Steve Calcagino of Arcadia, Leonard Calcagino of Floral City and Daryl Calcagino of Syracuse, N.Y.; three stepdaughters, Stephanie Evans of Syracuse, N.Y., Janie Dotts of Cocoa Beach and Candice Seigal of Syracuse, N.Y.; 34 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Maxine Forsgren, 68, of Homosassa Springs
Maxine J. Forsgren, 68, of Homosassa Springs, formerly of Marion, Mich., died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, at Seven Rivers Community Hospital in Crystal River. She was born in Tustin Mich., Aug. 8, 1932, to Carl and Viva (Dean) Forsgren. She was employed by Bell Telephone Company in Cadillac, Mich., as well as the Holiday Inn in Indiana. Most recently, she served as a hostess at the Sugar Mill Restaurant in Homosassa. She had worked there for 14 years. She is survived by her brothers, Kenneth (Alieta) Forsgren of Cadillac, Mich., and Kurt Forsgren of Lake City, Mich., as well as several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the giver’s choice. Fosnaught Funeral Home, Marion, Mich., (231) 743-2411.

Marian Schabowsky, 66, of Lecanto
Marian E. Schabowsky, 66, of Lecanto died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, at her residence under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. She was born in Baltimore, Md., Oct. 4, 1934, to Herman and Maude Watson. She came to this area 12 years ago from Pasadena, Md. She was a homemaker, having retired from Maryland National Bank in Have-de-Grace, Md., as a bank teller. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crystal River. One of her joys in life was singing in the church choir. She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Robert L. Schabowsky of Lecanto; her mother, Maude C. McAlicher of Lakeland; son, Dan and wife Terri Griffith of Beverly Hills; daughters, Chris Hopkins and husband Jim of Spokane, Wash., Joyce Moxley and husband Ray of Vicksburg, Miss., Nancy Stephens and husband Robert of Red Lion, Pa., and Barbara Daughtery and husband Tim of Beverly Hills; brothers, Gene McAlicher and wife Joyce and Donald Watson, all of Baltimore, Md.; sister, Dee Brook and husband Al of Lakeland; and seven grandchildren. Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.

Charles Swain, 64, of Homosassa
Charles Walter Swain, 64, of Homosassa died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, at his residence. He was born in Harlan, Ky., and came here 21 years ago from Vandalia, Ill. He was a construction truck driver. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Homosassa. He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Swain, and brother, Bobby Swain. Surviving are his wife, Marjorie (Neathery) Swain of Homosassa; five sons, David of Marion, Ill., Larry of Lecanto, Michael of Homosassa, Terry of Citrus Springs and Robert of Homosassa; one daughter, Patty Atkinson of Duluth, Ga.; three brothers, Don of Bridgeport, Ill., John of Vandalia, Ill., and William of Sumner, Ill.; six sisters, Edith Shea of Oblong, Ill., Wanda Staley of Robinson, Ill., Opal Spencer of Evansville, Ind., Bille Forsythe of Lawrenceville, Ill., Margie Stout of Mount Carmel, Ill., and Rita Bean of St. Louis, Mo.; and 19 grandchildren. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

John Wood, 32, of Bushnell
John Albert Wood, 32, of Bushnell died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, in Bushnell. Born in Bradenton, he was a lifelong resident of central Florida. He was a pharmacy technician at James Haley V.A. Medical Center in Tampa. He was active in the deaf community. He attended FSDB and graduated from MSSD in Washington, D.C. He was Christian. Surviving are his parents, Albert and Judy Wood of Inverness; sister, Millie Morris of Atlanta, Ga.; and grandmother, Jean King of Bradenton. Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.

Louise Zaval, 79, of Dunnellon
Louise Zaval, 79, of Dunnellon died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, in Ocala. She was born in Phillipsburg, Pa., and came here 27 years ago from the Miami area. She was a homemaker. She was director of volunteer services of Red Cross for 25 years. She was Catholic and attended St. Benedict’s Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband of 58 years, John Zaval of Dunnellon; three sons, John Zaval Jr. of Glendale, Ariz., Larry Zaval of Ocala and Ronald Zaval of Asheville, N.C.; daughter, Carla Miller of Dunnellon; brother, Paul Catherine of Orange, Calif.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.

Donald Brannan, 74, of North Carolina
G. Donald Brannan, 74, died at his home on Cedar Mountain, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000. He was an electrical engineer and worked in the space program in Florida for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Cedar Mountain Community Center and initiated a class in bridge for the community. He is survived by his wife, Helen, and sons, Donald W. Brannan of Grapevine, Texas, and Timothy C. Brannan of Chantilly, Va., their wives, Nancy and Jacqueline and grandchildren, Lera and Zachary. Private services were conducted. Memorials may be made to Transylvania Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 1071, Brevard, NC 28712 or Hospice, c/o TCH Foundation, P.O. Box 2440, Brevard, NC 28712. Moore Funeral Home, Brevard, N.C.

Edith Bullock, 82, of Lecanto
Edith E. Bullock, 82, of Lecanto died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000, at home under the care of Hospice of Citrus County. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, she came to Florida 18 years ago from Schenectady, N.Y., where she was a secretary for Schenectady Atomic Laboratory. She was Methodist. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, George R. Bullock. Memorial Chapels Inc., Hernando.

Mickie Elliott, 83, of Homosassa
Mickie E. Elliott, 83, of Homosassa died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000, in Ocala. She was born in Sagamore, Pa., and she came here 22 years ago from Battle Creek, Mich., where she was a packer for the Kellogg Company. She was a member of the West Citrus Elks Lodge No. 2693, Homosassa, and a former member of Seven Rivers Golf and Country Club, Crystal River. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Homosassa. Surviving are three daughters, Bonnie Groce of Arlington, Texas, Susan Davis of Homosassa and Sandra Allwardt of Battle Creek, Mich.; two stepsons, Michael Elliott of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Paul Elliott of Battle Creek, Mich.; one brother, Joseph Kennedy of Battle Creek, Mich.; one sister, Dora Coddington of Buffalo, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

Rosemary Morrison, 77, of Inverness
Rosemary Joan Morrison, 77, of Inverness died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000. She was born in Munising, Mich., and came to Inverness six years ago from Escanaba, Mich. She was a retired bank teller. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Inverness. Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Orval Theodore Morrison of Inverness; six sons, Thomas Morrison of Goose Creek, S.C., Paul Morrison of Ann Arbor, Mich., John Morrison of Greensboro, N.C., Anthony Morrison of Ishpeming, Mich., Matthew Morrison of Escanaba, Mich., and William Morrison of Norway, Mich.; two daughters, Kathleen Usmaki of Munising, Mich., and Susette Sebeck of Gladstone, Mich.; a brother, Paul Beauparland of Tawas City, Mich.; 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Home, Inverness.

Leonard Pedreira, 62, of Beverly Hills
Leonard M. Pedreira, 62, of Beverly Hills died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000. He was born in New Brunswick, N.J., to Leonard and Grace Pedreira. He came to Beverly Hills two years ago from Beaver, Pa. He was raised in Beaver, Pa. He was a 1956 graduate of Beaver High School and received his bachelor of science degree in commerce in 1960 from Grove City College, Grove City, Pa. He was a retired FBI agent, who served 23 years in Jacksonville, Newark, N.J., and Pittsburgh, Pa. Following his retirement, he was a self-employed contractor of special investigations for the FBI for three years before moving to Florida. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in 1956 as a candidate in the Platoon Leaders Course, where he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant upon graduation from college and completion of the PLC program. He served on active duty for three years in the 2nd Amtrac Battalion, Camp Lejeune, N.C., as a platoon leader, personnel officer, battalion adjutant and executive officer of the H&S Company. Prior to resigning his commission in the Marine Corps Reserve in 1966, he was promoted to Captain. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 155, Crystal River; 40&8, Crystal River; and Citrus County Sheriff’s ‘‘Grandpa Program,’’ where he was Grandpa Lenny at Citrus Springs Elementary School. He was a former member of the National Association of Retired Law Enforcement Officers, Crystal River; Marine Corps League; past commanding officer of the Nature Coast Young Marines, Crystal River; Elks Lodge, Beaver, Pa.; past president of the Beaver Area Jaycees; Beaver County Chief of Police Association; Fraternal Order of Police, Rochester, Pa.; FBI Agents Association; and past member and chairman of the Board of Trustees, First Presbyterian Church, Beaver, Pa. Surviving are his wife, Kathleen Pedreira of Beverly Hills; a stepson, David L. Marcus, Esq., of Philadelphia, Pa.; a stepdaughter, Dr. Cheryl A. Marcus of St. Louis, Mo.; a sister, Josephine (Theodore) Dalbey of Monroeville, Pa.; two granddaughters, Jessica and Chelsea Weidman; and two nephews, Robert Dalbey of Murrysville, Pa., and David Dalbey of Gaithersburg, Md. Hooper Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.

Marian Schabowsky, 66, of Lecanto
Marian E. Schabowsky, 66, of Lecanto died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, at her residence under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Baltimore, Md., Oct. 4, 1934, to Herman and Maude Watson, she came to this area 12 years ago from Pasadena, Md. She was a homemaker, having retired from Maryland National Bank in Have-de-Grace, Md., as a bank teller. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crystal River. One of her joys in life was singing in the church choir. She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Robert L. Schabowsky of Lecanto; her mother, Maude C. McAllicher of Lakeland; son, Dan and wife Terri Griffith of Beverly Hills; daughters, Chris Sasada and husband Bud of Lecanto, Pat Hopkins and husband Jim of Spokane, Wash., Joyce Moxley and husband Ray of Vicksburg, Miss., Nancy Stephens and husband Robert of Red Lion, Pa., Barbara Daugherty and husband Tim of Beverly Hills; brothers, Gene McAllicher and wife Joyce, and Donald Watson all of Baltimore, Md.; sister, Dee Brock and husband Al of Lakeland; and seven grandchildren. Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.

Emmett Slocomb, 83, formerly of Dunnellon
Emmett W. Slocomb, 83, of DeLand, formerly of Dunnellon, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2000. He was born in New Church, Va., and moved to DeLand in July of this year from Dunnellon. He retired from the Civil Service, where he worked in supply for Homestead Air Force Base. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the Dunnellon Christian Missionary Alliance Church. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Myrtle Slocomb of DeLand. Lankford Funeral Home, DeLand, is in charge of arrangements.

Stanley Underwood, 68, of Dunnellon
Stanley Douglas Underwood, 68, of Dunnellon died at home Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000, under the loving care of his family. A native of Waynesville, N.C., he was born June 27, 1932, to Charles and Stella Underwood. He moved to Dunnellon six years ago from Homestead. He retired from the Bell South Telephone System as a manager with 25 years of service. He was a Navy Korean War veteran, and a member of American Legion Post No. 155 and River Gardens Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Jeanette Honeycutt Underwood; two sons, Grady of Leisure City and Gary and his wife Julie of Brooksville; one daughter, Debbie Price and her husband Harry of Lewisville, N.C.; one brother, Donald of Asheville, N.C.; three sisters, Christine Pearson of Waynesville, N.C., Joyce Reams of Zephryhills and Dolores Caldwell of Cooper City; and eight grandchildren, Galen, Rachael, Daniel, Melanie, Jenny, Anthony, Tia and Zack. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

Charles Westenberger, 68, of Crystal River
Charles L. Westenberger, 68, of Crystal River died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000, at the Cypress Cove Care Center in Crystal River. Born in Oceanside, Long Island, N.Y., on Sept. 19, 1932, to Otto and Margie (Anderson) Westenberger Sr., he came to this area 10 years ago from Orlando. He was a retired master electrician for the city of Hialeah and was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran. He was Protestant. Surviving are one son, Charles Mulligan of Crystal River; one daughter, Beth Ann Beech of Crystal River; seven stepsons, Michael of Fort Myers, Patrick of Tampa, David and Gary both of Mastic Beach, Long Island, N.Y., Daniel, Timothy and Andrew Mulligan all of Crystal River; three brothers, Otto Westenberger Jr. of Inverness, August Westenberger of Hudson and George Westenberger of Long Island, N.Y.; two sisters, Jessie Brown of St. Petersburg and Margie Westenberger of Long Island, N.Y.; six grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.

George G. Ey, 80, of Beverly Hills
George G. Ey, 80, of Beverly Hills died Friday, Dec. 22, 2000, at Life Care Center of Citrus County. Born in Springfield, Mass., he moved to this area 17 years ago from Sudbury, Mass. He was a retired master plumber. He was Protestant. Survivors include his wife, Lucretia Ey; two sons, Bruce Ey of Sudbury, Mass., and Alan Ey of Anaheim, Calif.; a brother, Robert Ey of Beverly Hills; and five grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Brooksville

Della Schroder, 74, of Inverness
Della Geneva Schroder, 74, of Inverness died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000, at her residence under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Born in Durham, N.C., on June 17, 1926 to Ben Lee and Maude Umstead, she came here in 1987 from Fort Lauderdale. She retired from Burdines Department Store in Fort Lauderdale as a sales clerk with 17 years of service. She was also a retired English teacher. She and her husband Hal have summered in Murphy, N.C., for the past 22 years. She was Methodist. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a great friend to all who knew her. Surviving are her loving husband of 52 years, Henry A. ‘‘Hal’’ Schroder; three sons, Lee Schroder of Floral City, Drew Schroder of Fort Lauderdale and Greg Schroder of San Francisco, Calif.; four daughters, Andrea Schroder of Gainesville, Madelynn Brundage of Inverness, Kaethryn Duncan of Dallas, Texas, and Susanne Caisse of Athens, Ga.; a brother, Ben Umstead of Treasure Island; and seven grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Hospice of Citrus County, 3350 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, FL 34461. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.


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