Obituaries

James Alfred Belland Feb 02, 1936 - Sep 17, 2017

James Alfred Belland, 81, of Brandon,FL, formerly of St. Paul, Minnesota, passed away September 17, 2017. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Jim was a master mechanic who could easily fix just about everything. He had a fantastic sense of humor and loved to laugh. He was funny, charismatic, and fun loving. […]

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David Lewis Corbin Jun 10, 1952 - Aug 25, 2017

David Lewis Corbin, 65, of Plant City, went home to be with the Lord on August 25, 2017. He was born June 10, 1952 in Delhi, New York, and resided in Bainbridge, New York for many years. He retired several years ago and moved to Plant City, Florida. He is survived by his daughter, Samatha […]

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Gerald Andrew Genco Jan 01, 1947 - Aug 14, 2017

Gerald Andrew Genco (Jerry), 70 of Valrico, FL joined the Angels in Heaven on August 14, 2017.  He passed away from Pulminary Fibrosis.  Jerry was born in Tampa, FL to Alfonso Genco and Annie Di Chiara on 1/10/47 and is survived by his loving wife, Linda Genco, daughter and son-in law, Felecia & Zach Wells, […]

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Mark Steven Coutu Oct 19, 1957 - Aug 10, 2017

Coutu, Mark Steven, 59, of Zephyrhills, passed away in his sleep August 10, 2017, following a two month battle with Cancer. He was surrounded by his family at his daughter’s house in Seffner. He leaves behind 3 daughters, Melissa, Melody, and Chrissandra; a daughter-in-law, Daiana; 8.5 granchildren, Adan, Steven, Tyler, Christian, Carly, Izvara, Riley, Xaviar, […]

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Bonnie Ogden Oct 24, 1968 - Aug 05, 2017

Bonnie Michelle (Forcier) Ogden, 48, passed away on August 5, 2017 at her home in Brandon, Florida after an arduous 4+ year battle with breast cancer. She was a wonderful daughter to Francoise and Bob Forcier, wife to Michael Ogden, mother to Devin, Josh and Caitlyn Ogden and beloved sister to Mickey Trieschmann and brother […]

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Debbie Ann Rossiter Jul 24, 1955 - Aug 02, 2017

Rossiter, Debbie Ann Rossiter, 61, of Tampa, passed away unexpectedly July 24, 2017. Debbie was a loving  wife ,mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who are heartbroken by this loss. She was born August 14, 1955 in Lake Charles, LA. She attended St. Lawrence Catholic Elementary through eighth grade, then Tampa […]

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William Florence Benton Mar 18, 1930 - Jul 29, 2017

William Florence Benton joined his Heavenly Father on July 29, 2017. Born March 18, 1930, in Monticello, Georgia, he is survived by daughters, Ginger Rivera (Mike) and Jill Ferguson (Mike), 5 grandchildren, Julianne Rill (Joe), Michael Rivera, Katie, Andrew (Sara), and Michael Ferguson, a great granddaughter, AnnaReed Rill and his sister, Betty Benton Hardeman. and […]

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Samuel “Sammy” Kaye Giogianni Mar 30, 1968 - Jul 21, 2017

Giogianni, Samuel Kaye “Sammy” 49, of Valrico FL., passed away unexpectedly July 21, 2017. He was born March 30, 1968 in Philadelphia, PA before moving to Valrico in 1987. Sam is survived by his mother, Faith Giorgianni; his sisters, Michele Boyd and Nicole Shearer; his niece, Madison Boyd; his nephews, Joseph Shearer and Zach Michaliszyn; […]

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John Gallagher III Mar 12, 1956 - Jul 10, 2017

John Gallagher III, 61, passed away July 10, 2017, at his home.  John was a beloved husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, and friend. He will be missed everyday by all who are heartbroken by this loss.  He was born March 12, 1956, in Warsaw, Indiana, to Irene S. and John Gallagher II. He graduated Bayshore High […]

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Pamela Hunter Espy Jun 19, 1949 - Jul 06, 2017

Espy, Pamela H. Ellis, 68, passed away July 6, 2017. She was born in Henderson, N.C. and lived in Tampa 65 yrs. She was a proud Plant H.S. Graduate. She worked several retail jobs. Pamela was predeceased by her parents, Robert & Margaret Ellis, and her son Jason Salhanick. She is survived by husband, David Espy; daughter, Ashley Salhanick Pfeiffer; and grandson, Nico Pfeiffer. A strong person knows how to keep their life in order. Even with tears in their eyes, they still manage to say “I’m ok” with a smile. God is good. Change is coming. God saw your sadness and said hard times are over.

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Mary Alice Barrow Feb 10, 1940 - Jul 06, 2017

MARY ALICE BRENNAN-BARROW, 77, was born on February 10, 1940 in Pittsburgh, PA and passed away peacefully on July 6, 2017 surrounded by family. She grew up in Beaver, PA, the oldest of three sisters. Her sister, Maureen, passed away of Leukemia at the age of 14, whom she spoke of often. Mary graduated from […]

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Clair Gabriella Rae Nordin Mar 26, 1981 - Jun 18, 2017

Claire Gabriella Rae Nordin, 36, of Tampa, FL died in her sleep on June 18, 2017. She was a loving and compassionate person who always put others before herself. She was a champion for animals. She is survived by her mother, Nancy McCall and step-father Kim, her father, Magnus Nordin and his wife Helena and […]

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Michael “Mike” Todd Ingram May 29, 1968 - Jun 02, 2017

Michael “Mike” Todd Ingram of Valrico passed away Friday June 2, 2017 at the age of 49.  Mike will be fondly remembered by family and friends for his love of dirt bikes, his passion for cooking, his contagious smile and a loyal Ring Power employee for over 22 years. He is survived by his loving […]

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Aubrey Franklin Dove, Jr. Dec 04, 1946 - May 10, 2017

Aubrey Franklin Dove, Jr. (70), died on Wednesday, May 10 in his home. Aubrey was a U.S. Army Veteran. Following his service, he worked for the United States Postal Service where he worked as a Ramp Clerk for over 30 years. Aubrey was interested in genealogy and the history of his ancestors. He was deeply […]

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D. James “Jim” Sanderson Nov 11, 1935 - Apr 15, 2017

D. James “Jim” Sanderson, 81, of Temple Terrace, passed away Saturday evening, April 15th, at Pepin Heart Center in Tampa, Florida.   Jim was born in Detroit on November 11, 1935, to Donald and Ann Sanderson, the oldest of six children. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Donald James, Jr., and brother, Jon Sanderson.   […]

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Lawrence Paul Kolacsky Mar 14, 1940 - Apr 06, 2017

77 of Brandon FL passed away peacefully at home to be with our Lord April 6, 2017 following a short bout with brain cancer. Larry was born in Canton OH March 14, 1940, moving to Florida in 1980. He was a Golden Glove champion, attended Canton South High School, and served in the Army Special […]

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Vivian Elizabeth Giddens Jun 03, 1954 - Apr 05, 2017

Vivian Elizabeth Giddens, age 62 passed away 5 April 2017 at 8:09 PM surrounded by her husband and friends.   Vivian had just moved from Alexandria, Virginia to the Tampa Bay area when she succumbed after fighting a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Vivian was the daughter of Mr. Herbert Wesley Wilson and Mrs. Angela Emma […]

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Colin Smith May 27, 1947 - Mar 25, 2017

COLIN SMITH age 69 went home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on March 25th, 2017 at 2:25pm at Life Path Hospice of Ruskin, Florida. Colin was born of Alfred & Eileen Smith in Redbourn, England. He is survived by wife Shelley, and five children Dylan Smith, Bronwen (Smith) Scarberry, Renee (Pander) Walker, Michelle […]

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Michael Christopher Saville Dec 11, 1980 - Feb 20, 2017

Michael Christopher Saville, 36, of Brandon, FL passed away on February 20, 2017 . He was born on the Greek island of Crete on December 11, 1980, but lived most of his life in the local area. He was a graduate of Robinson High School in Tampa, FL and was a distinguished cadet in their […]

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Wayne Douglas Doyle, Jr. Nov 12, 1955 - Feb 13, 2017

Doyle, Wayne Douglas, Jr., 61, of Apollo Beach, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his beloved family, on February 13, 2017. Wayne was an amazing son, husband, father, grandfather and friend, and he will be deeply missed. He worked for Proctor & Gamble for over 30 years. He graduated from University of Central Florida […]

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John “Ronnie” Hibbard Jul 19, 1943 - Jan 27, 2017

Hibbard, John “Ronnie”, 73, formerly of New Carlisle, Ohio and current Davenport, Florida resident, passed away on January 27, 2017 at Florida Hospital Orlando.  Mr. Hibbard was born July 19, 1943 in Baltimore, Maryland to John and Lily (Bundy) Hibbard. He graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1960 and Hillsborough Community College in 1968. Mr. […]

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Edith Pauline Mowry Oct 14, 1926 - Jan 20, 2017

Edith Pauline Mowry, age 90, of Valrico, Florida entered eternal rest Friday, January 20, 2017. Edith, also known as Edie, was a homemaker, devoted wife and mother of 8 children. Like her favorite flower, the sunflower, Edith was warm and vibrant with a lively spirit and quick wit. She enjoyed card games, scrabble, and bowling […]

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Francis Joseph Doherty Jan 27, 1928 - Jan 02, 2017

DOHERTY, Francis Joseph “Frank”, 88, passed away January 2, 2017 in Zephyrhills. He was born to Frank and Isabel Ann Doherty on January 27, 1928 on the farm in Emmet, MI. He was preceded in death by his parents Frank& Isabel Ann Doherty; brother, James Patrick Doherty; and, son, Richard Joseph Doherty. He is survived by two […]

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Jason Douglas Faircloth Sep 14, 1980 - Dec 11, 2016

Jason Douglas Faircloth, 36, of Lakeland, FL passed away on December 11, 2016, after a motorcycle accident. Jason was born September 14, 1980, in Winter Haven, FL to Douglas and Charlotte Faircloth. Jason was a lifelong resident of Lakeland, graduating in 1999 from George Jenkins High School. Jason was a committed father, son, brother and […]

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Darlene Calleja Apr 07, 1951 - Dec 09, 2016

Darlene Calleja (65) passed peacefully from this world Friday, Dec 9, 2016 surrounded by love in Tampa, Florida, at Lifepath Hospice Melech House after her third battle with cancer. Born April 7, 1951 Darlene grew up in Seattle, Washington where she graduated from Annie Wright School. She soon moved to Tampa Florida and graduated from […]

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ANTHONY DUMICICH Feb 05, 1939 - Nov 17, 2016

Anthony Dumicich, born Lussingrande, (Italy) 2/5/1939 to Antonio and Carmela Dumicich, Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Nov. 17th. Devoted husband of 47 years to Graziella, and wonderful father (father-in-law) to Renata White (Tristan and Adriana Taylor (Kit) and beloved Nonno to his grandsons Donovan and Waylon Patterson. He also […]

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Ronald Wayne Biering Sep 18, 1941 - Nov 15, 2016

Ronald Wayne Biering,  75, of Riverview, passed away November 15, 2016. He was a remarkable man, a good brother, uncle, and friend.  He leaves a sister, Doris Barrilleaux; nieces, Vicki Barrilleaux, and Darlene Barrilleaux; and nephew, Don Barrilleaux; as well as many other extended family members who always cherish him. “We have lost a man […]

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Jerry Edward Wilhelm Jul 12, 1938 - Nov 11, 2016

Jerry Edward Wilhelm, 78, of Lithia, FL, passed away peacefully with his wife beside him, on Friday, November 11, 2016, at Sun City Center Hospice House, in Sun City Center, FL. Born in Cleveland, OH, on July 12, 1938. Jerry was the son of Joseph E. and Rita Marie Wilhelm. He attended St Joseph High School […]

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Mary Ellen Bitner Aug 14, 1939 - Nov 10, 2016

Mary Ellen Bitner,  77, of Tampa, passed away November 10, 2016. She was lovely. Always calm and kind to all she met. A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She will be missed everyday by all who are heartbroken by this loss.  She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Richard; daughter, Kristen (Pete) […]

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Carol Ann Walter Mar 01, 1958 - Nov 08, 2016

Walter, Carol Ann, 58, of Tampa, passed on November 8, 2016. She was born in Tampa to Fred and Molly Emmons on March 1st, 1958. Carol was a small woman with a big personality that always filled the room. She will be remembered for her outgoing and funny nature, and for her enormous love for […]

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