Obituaries

CAROLYN OTERO Feb 24, 1967 - Jul 05, 2020

Carolyn Otero was born in Greenwich, CT and graduated with a high school diploma from Greenwich High school. Carolyn is survived by her husband of 30 years Jose Otero and her mother Effie Ribuffo. She is also survived by her four loving children Anthony Otero, Jonathan Otero, Jocelyn Otero, Alexis Otero and her 10 grandchildren. […]

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BRENDA POOLE DIXON Sep 07, 1944 - Jun 20, 2020

Brenda Poole Dixon 75 of Plant City formerly of Tampa passed away June 20, 2020. She was preceded in death by parents Edwin and Pearl Poole, daughter Denise and brothers Robert Poole, EJ Poole Jr and sister Jeanette Cushey. She is survived by husband Charles Dixon, daughter Elega Helton, son Richard Dixon, sisters Nancy Day […]

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DORIS LeANN NEWELL Feb 16, 2020 - Jun 08, 2020

Plant City, FL- Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, Doris LeAnn Logue- Newell passed in peace Monday, June 8th, 2020 at her home after a long battle with cancer and other illnesses. She was born Feb. 16, 1958 in Lebanon, PA, to Samuel and Doris Weikel-Logue. Doris married Dale E Newell in October 3rd, 1986 in […]

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RITA L. RODRIGUEZ May 29, 1939 - May 30, 2020

Rita L. Rodriquez of Riverview, FL was born on May 29, 1939 in New York, NY & was a long time resident of Ybor City’s section of Tampa, FL. She left us to her eternal rest on May 30, 2020 at 81 years of age. She was preceded in death by her parents Antonia Gurney […]

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THOMAS EDMUND DISQUE May 24, 1947 - May 27, 2020

Thomas Edmund Disque was taken home to heaven to be a precious angel on May 27, 2020. Tom’s greatest love was his wife, his dog Bear and a cold margarita on the rocks. He enjoyed his boat; My Honey’s Money and he looked forward to traveling. In 1965 after graduating from Ridgeway High School in […]

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Edward A Fernandez Feb 29, 1928 - May 23, 2020

Edward A Fernandez passed away peacefully on May 23, 2020 at LifePath Hospice in Sun City Center, FL with his wife present at his bedside. He was born on February 29, 1928 in Ybor City, FL. He was preceded in death by his Mother Josephine Fernandez and his Father Edward Fernandez; Stepfather Joe Navarro Fernandez, […]

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LINDA LEE (NEWTON) KICK Jan 15, 1948 - May 07, 2020

Linda Lee (Newton) Kick, on May 7, 2020, age 72, of natural causes in Tampa, FL. Formerly of Canonsburg, PA, Roslyn Heights, PA and Casa Grande, AZ. Daughter of the late William And Katherine Kick of Canonsburg, PA. Beloved wife of Robert G. Kick, Sr., loving mother of Robert Jr.(Maureen) of Valrico, FL and William […]

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SAMUEL J DAMIANO Dec 21, 1934 - Apr 06, 2020

Samuel J. Damiano, 85, of Leesburg, FL., passed away on Monday April 6, 2020 following a long illness. Dad was the eldest of 11 children and loved his family dearly. He devoted his life to serving his Country, his Community and his Faith and was respected and loved by many. He was educated at Rutgers […]

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THELBERT CLINTON “CLINT” DAVIS May 20, 1941 - Apr 03, 2020

Thelbert Clinton (Clint) Davis, 78, of Riverview, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on April 3, 2020. He was born in Tampa, on May 20, 1941 and moved to Brandon in 1974, relocating to Riverview, 38 years later. He was the beloved husband of Anna King Davis for almost 50 years and father […]

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KATHRYN ANN CASEY Jan 24, 1956 - Mar 31, 2020

Kathy was a miltary child who traveled all over the world, born in Biloxi Missisippi, and lived in Brandon Florida. She is preceded in death by her mother Nancy Beeler. She is survived by her father Herbert, her husband Patrick, her 2 children- Megan and Shawna, her grandkids- from oldest to youngest- Donivan, Savanna, Aubri, […]

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MITCHELL KENT POLETTI Feb 26, 1962 - Mar 17, 2020

Mitchell Kent Poletti, aged 58, passed away early this week in Tampa, FL. Born on February 26, 1962, in New Philadelphia, Ohio, Mitch moved to Florida with his family in 1974. He attended Brandon High School and was previously in the United States Navy. A former drummer with several local bands, Mitch is survived by […]

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MARJORIE “JEANIE” BELLE STOUT Jan 31, 1942 - Mar 10, 2020

Marjorie (Jeanie) Belle Stout 78 years old passed on March 10, 2020 at Tampa General Marjorie was Born January 31, 1942 in Sheldon Missouri, Her parents where Jessie L. Bruce and Elizabeth E. Elliott. She had a younger sister Betty Sue Bruce which passed in 2003, She is survived by her Brother Randy Bruce of […]

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PAUL ALFONSO Jan 25, 1955 - Mar 08, 2020

Paul Alfonso was born in Tampa, Florida on January 25th, 1955 along with his twin brother Philip, and passed on March 8th, 2020 in Wesley Chapel, Florida Paul enjoyed spending time with his family. Cook outs and get togethers. As a musician, he loved playing bass guitar with the church band and playing in his […]

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DARRIN CHRISTOPHER GERGELY Feb 27, 1974 - Mar 04, 2020

Darrin Christopher GERGELY,, of Brandon, FL, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at his residence, at the age of 46. Darrin was born Feb. 27, 1974 and raised in Delran, NJ. He was a Dealer Credit Specialist for Ford Motor Commercial Credit, in Tampa, Fl. Darrin graduated from Delran High School in NJ in […]

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CHRISTOPHER T. LYNCH May 04, 1957 - Mar 04, 2020

Christopher T. Lynch, born May 4th, 1957, in St. Paul, Minnesota, and passed on March 4th, 2020 in Brandon, Florida. Chris grew up in Bloomington, MN and graduated from Jefferson High School in 1975. He joined the army and served his country following high school. Chris married Veronica (née Anderson) on December 1st, 1979. Chris […]

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DOUGLAS E. BROWN Mar 23, 1943 - Feb 26, 2020

Doug was born in Dayton, Ohio to George and Myrtle (Warren) Brown, Sr. Doug grew up with his five brothers and sisters and his nine cousins in Ohio, Florida and Indiana. He settled in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and had four children with his previous wife. Doug moved to Florida in 1980 and sub-contracted for several […]

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LEE JAMES EDWARDS Dec 21, 1942 - Feb 21, 2020

Lee James Edwards, 77, of Brandon, Florida went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. Lee was born December 21, 1942 to John and Olive Edwards in Port William, OH and was one of nine children. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Darlene Edwards […]

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Laura Anne DeJesus Dec 22, 1957 - Feb 11, 2020

Laura Anne DeJesus (Manko), died unexpectedly February 11, 2020 in Valrico, FL at the age of 62. Laura was born on December 22, 1957 in Newark, New Jersey to Edward and Virgina Manko. She married Irving August 31st, 1975 in Irvington, New Jersey. After moving to Florida in June 1986, Laura began working for Walmart […]

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LOUIE B. JOHNSON Mar 30, 1942 - Feb 03, 2020

Louie B. Johnson, 77, from Tampa , Fl went home to the Lord on Monday, February 3, 2020.  He was kind and generous. He put his family above all else, and was proud of all his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He had a wonderful sense of humor and a huge heart, and he will […]

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JOE ROYAL Apr 21, 1954 - Jan 30, 2020

Joe Royal, 65, of Gibsonton, passed away December 30, 2019. He graduated with a degree in Psychology from LSU. He loved sports and education, and was always loyal and true to his Alma Mater. Joe was committed to the Showmen’s community. He was a past president of the IISA Showman’s, a past president of the […]

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Rose Kuhn May 17, 1935 - Jan 24, 2020

Rose Kuhn, 84, of Brandon, went home to be with the Lord on January 24, 2020. Rose was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. She will be missed eternally and in our hearts forever. She is survived by her daughters, Linda Rivera (George) and Patricia Latuf (Michael); 3 grandsons, Michael Latuf, Christopher Latuf, and Joseph […]

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KENNETH ELSWORTH ORFIELD JR Jun 25, 1957 - Jan 23, 2020

Kenneth Elsworth Orfield Jr. was born June 25th 1957 in Orange Park Florida. He attended Plant High School and LACC. Ken joined the USMC and served at the National Security Agency. Upon completion of his full Tour of Duty, Ken received an Honorable Discharge. On January 23rd 2020 Kenneth passed away due to a Service […]

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EVELYN CHARLENE CONING May 13, 1934 - Jan 20, 2020

Evelyn Charlene Coning, 85 of Brandon, Florida, died Monday, (January 20, 2020) at the Central Park Nursing Home in Brandon, Florida. Evelyn Charlene Coning was born on May 13, 1934 in Lakeland, Florida to William & Susan (Skiles) Coning. She had a passion for traveling and enjoyed spending time with her family, including grandkids and […]

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CARLOS ENRIQUE ALVAREZ JR Jul 26, 1952 - Jan 16, 2020

On Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10:50 am, Carlos “CACO” E. Alvarez Jr. of Tampa, Florida passed away at the age of 67. He left peacefully at home while surrounded by his family. Carlos was born July 26, 1952 in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Carlos and Josefina Alvarez.  In 1970, he graduated from Colegio […]

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ROBERT JOSEPH DEFRANGE Apr 15, 1976 - Jan 09, 2020

Robert Joseph DeFrange was born April 15, 1976 in Bristol, Tennessee, and passed away at 43 years of age.   Robert moved to Florida with his family at the age of 3 months, so he lived here all his life in Key Largo, in Fort Lauderdale (Sunrise), and in Tampa (Valrico) since 1998.   Robert […]

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BRENDA HAMILTON PIERCE Nov 18, 1949 - Jan 08, 2020

Brenda Hamilton Pierce, 70, of Zephyrhills (formerly of Tampa), went home to the Lord on January 8, 2020. She was overwhelmingly kind, with a generous and grateful soul. Brenda was a deeply devoted mother to her two sons. She honestly believed her mission in life was to be a mom. And she was amazing at […]

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KENNETH EDWARD BATES Jul 21, 1956 - Jan 05, 2020

Bates, Kenneth Edward, 63, of Tampa, FL, passed away January 5, 2020. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend. Ken proudly served his country with the US Army, and continued to work with veteran’s long after his active duty service at the James A. Haley VA hospital in Tampa. He was a dedicated […]

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CHRISTOPHER JOHN HARRIS Sep 21, 1992 - Jan 01, 2020

Harris, Christopher, 27, of Seffner, passed away January 1, 2020. He was a deeply loved son, brother, nephew, grandson, cousin, and friend. He was also a beloved fiancée. Chris was a true outdoorsman, he loved to fish, hunt, and he was fearless and passionate about both. Always up for an adventure, and living life on […]

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LAURA ESTHER SPIVEY Aug 02, 1938 - Dec 26, 2019

Laura Esther Spivey, 81 of Tampa, FL passed away on December 26, 2019 at the Melech Hospice House. She was born in Cuenca, Ecuador on August 2, 1938, the daughter of the late Arsenio and Hortensia (Perez) Marchan. She was the graduate of the Universidad Central del Ecuador where she studied Nursing. Laura came to […]

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THOMAS RANDOLPH PENTON Sep 29, 1952 - Dec 25, 2019

Thomas Randolph Penton, Age 67, of Tampa, passed away Dec. 25th, 2019. He was born in Coosa County, AL and he grew up in Wetumpka, AL. He has lived in Florida for the past 45 years where he started a family. His perfect day would be out fishing with a cup of coffee. He also […]

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