Obituaries

David Richards May 04, 1959 - Jun 22, 2019

David Richards, 60, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019. He was a loving son, husband, step-father and friend. A life-long resident of Brandon, David was a nature lover and favored the outdoors. He attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help school and graduated from Brandon High School. He emulated his maternal grandmother with his devotion […]

Visit Tribute
PAULINE ADELINE FAWKES Mar 23, 1924 - Jun 13, 2019

Pauline Adeline Fawkes, 95, of Zephyrhills, passed away peacefully to our Heavenly Father on June 13, 2019. Pauline, with her husband, Jack, raised their children in the horse business in Illinois. In 1980, they moved to Florida, and continued in the horse business. They also had an interest in dogs, and were one of the […]

Visit Tribute
PAUL JACOB DERR Feb 15, 1929 - Jun 13, 2019

Known for his sense of humor and outgoing personality, Paul Jacob Derr went “home” on Thursday, June 13, 2019, after a decline from vascular dementia and cancer. Paul was born in Akron, Ohio, and grew up on a small farm in Bath, Ohio. He graduated from Bath High School and started college at Ohio Northern […]

Visit Tribute
KRISTINA MARIE PRIESTLEY Sep 23, 1985 - Jun 12, 2019

Priestley, Kristina Marie, 33, of Tampa, passed away June 12, 2019. She was a very loving and generous girl with a heart bigger than the world.  She has so many people who love her and will miss her every single day. Kristina’s friends and family are heartbroken over this loss. There is so much about […]

Visit Tribute
MICHAEL BYRNE Feb 22, 1955 - Jun 04, 2019

Michael Byrne, 64, lost his battle with cancer at home on June 4 surrounded by family.  A fighter his whole life who often went against the grain, Michael was an avid technophile, program developer, business owner and car enthusiast.  Michael is survived by his children, Irene Branche of Brooklyn, NY, Jonathan (Heather) Byrne of Plant […]

Visit Tribute
CHARLOTTE ANN MC NISH MILLER Nov 03, 1947 - May 28, 2019

McNish Miller, Charlotte Ann, 71, of Valrico, passed away May 28, 2019. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend and she will be dearly missed. Charlotte was a generous lady with an open heart and willing ear for anyone who needed a friend. She loved to yard sale, bargain hunt, and just be creative. […]

Visit Tribute
WILLIAM PATRICK GILLESPIE Mar 17, 1949 - May 25, 2019

Gillespie, William Patrick – 70, passed away on May 25, 2019 from Lewy Body Dementia. He was with his wife Jeannie of 47 years and his family when he passed. Gator Bill (as he was known as) was born on March 17, 1949 in Topeka, Kansas, the son of Lya and William H. Gillespie. He […]

Visit Tribute
RENEE STONE SCHIELE May 28, 1943 - May 23, 2019

Renee Stone Schiele was born on May 28, 1943 to Tracy Hugh Stone and Anne Rae Hendry in Clewiston, Florida.  At 18, Renee began nursing school in Orlando, Florida earning her license as a registered nurse.  It was while attending nursing school that Renee met Frank Louis Schiele, Jr., while on a blind date.  They […]

Visit Tribute
TERESA ANN (DAVIS) SELF Jun 09, 1957 - May 16, 2019

Teresa Ann (Davis) Self of Gibsonton, Florida died on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 from cancer at Sun City Center Hospice in Florida. Teresa was born June 9th, 1957 in Lakeland, Florida. She worked many years at Segrest Tropical Fish Farm and was retired at the time of her death. She graduated from Kathleen High School […]

Visit Tribute
PAMELA MARIE NICHOLS May 15, 1957 - May 10, 2019

Nichols, Pamela Marie, 61, of Brandon, passed away May 10, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who was strong till the end. Pam had a passion for animals that everyone who knew her admired. She was loyal, fierce, and deeply loved by everyone who knew […]

Visit Tribute
ANITA (BONGO) MATTEIS Feb 19, 1935 - May 08, 2019

Matteis, (Bongo) Anita, 84 of Lithia Florida, went home to the Lord on May 8, 2019. Anita was a longtime resident of Stamford CT, where she was born to Joseph and Beatrice Bongo, who preceded her in death. Anita was a lovely, generous lady who always put others needs before her own. She was always […]

Visit Tribute
JOE VanLORYNEN Mar 14, 1963 - May 06, 2019

Joe VanLorynen of Dover, FL passed in peace at Brandon Regional Hospital on Monday, May 6, 2019 at the age of 56 after a year long battle with lung cancer. He leaves behind his loving wife of 32 years, Louise Smith; children Candy Curty (Roger); Tammy Sanchez (Tony); Shawn and Amber. Grandchildren Chris, Cody, Shawn […]

Visit Tribute
CARL H. HAY Apr 09, 1930 - May 04, 2019

Carl H. Hay, 89, of Seffner, passed away May 4, 2019. Born in Topeka, Kansas, he has joined his wife Frances of 55 years, who preceded him in death. Carl served in the Vietnam and Korean War, and retired from the US Air Force after 20 years of service. He then worked at USPS for […]

Visit Tribute
KIP MARTIN ROBBINS Nov 12, 1959 - Apr 30, 2019

Kip Martin Robbins was a man of great talent. As a self-taught auto mechanic fresh out of high school in SanDiego, Kip moved to Tampa, later to Key West, then back to Tampa. Along the way, Kip discovered his passion for building and became an accomplished construction contractor, improving and building homes and business from […]

Visit Tribute
REBA NELL WATSON Aug 09, 1935 - Apr 22, 2019

Reba Watson of Lakeland passed away on April 22, 2019. She was born in Crossville, AL. Reba is survived by her daughters Judy Welcome (Steve), Tammie Shireman (Bruce). Grand children, Steven Welcome, Joshua Welcome, Erica Watson, Aaron Shireman, Melanie Brown and seven great grand children. She was preceded in death by her father Samuel Higgins, […]

Visit Tribute
AUDREY L DAUGHTRY Jul 21, 1942 - Apr 19, 2019

Audrey L. Daughtry , 76 Born July 21, 1942 – Died April 9, 2019, She resided in Valrico Fl. and went home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She is survived by 3 children, son Aaron Clay Parker and wife Janine of Brandon FL., Wanda G. Clark and husband Mark of Millboro […]

Visit Tribute
NELLIE BATES MAY Jan 27, 1929 - Apr 17, 2019

Nellie Bates May passed away peacefully in Brandon, FL on April 17, 2019, at the age of 90. She is survived by her daughter, Janell Heim, and her son, Greg May, as well as 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Nellie lived 90 glorious years. She was an only child who was doted on by […]

Visit Tribute
BETTY CARTER BRUNEAU Apr 20, 1952 - Apr 08, 2019

Betty Carter Bruneau, 66, of Seffner, passed away April 8, 2019, following a long illness. Betty was a lovely person who always had a sweet smile and a warm hug for anyone who needed one. She struggled with her health, but she was kind and caring for others all of her life. Betty loved her […]

Visit Tribute
KIMBERLY JO PETERSON Nov 29, 1964 - Apr 07, 2019

Kimberly Jo Peterson, 54, of Gibsonton, FL, formerly of Adams-Friendship, Wisconsin, passed away April 7, 2019. She was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She was always there when someone needed a warm hug or good advice. She loved birds, flowers, and all kinds of plants. Kim loved to travel and was a […]

Visit Tribute
Thomas Dale Ambrose Nov 26, 1942 - Apr 04, 2019

Thomas Dale Ambrose 76 was born in Detroit Michigan on November 26, 1942. He passed away in Tampa, Florida on April 4, 2019.  Tom was the 5th of 9 children; Betty, James, Joan, Louella, Robert, David, Cheryl and Sandra.  He was an over the road long distance truck driver and he traveled mostly alone but […]

Visit Tribute
MARK DAVID BOYER, USAF Mar 05, 1963 - Apr 03, 2019

Mark D. Boyer, 56, of Riverview, FL, passed Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at his home. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather to all…always ready to lend a helping hand. He will be sadly missed by all his family. Mark was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Clifford (of Pennsylvania), and Nancy […]

Visit Tribute
RUTH (MITMAN) GODSHALK Nov 06, 1926 - Apr 02, 2019

Ruth (Mitman) Godshalk, 92, of Souderton, Pennsylvania, formerly of Blooming Glen, Pennsylvania, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. She was the loving wife of Earl H. Godshalk for 60 years. Ruth was born in Souderton, Pennsylvania to the late Elmer Mitman and the late Martha (Delp) Mitman. Ruth was […]

Visit Tribute
DAVID MERRIMAN Aug 23, 1956 - Apr 01, 2019

David Merriman, 62, of Lithia, passed away April 1, 2019. He was born in Texas, August 23, 1956 to Jerry and Nellis Merriman. Dave was a beloved husband, brother, and friend. He was Super Dave. He had dreams of flying. He was a cheerful, optimistic person who was pure joy to be around. Always calm […]

Visit Tribute
LAURA NICOLE RODRIGUEZ QUILES Jan 04, 1994 - Mar 31, 2019

Laura Nicole Rodriguez Quiles, 25, of Riverview,  passed away on Sunday, March 31st, 2019.  Born on January 4th, 1994, Laura was a strong, passionate and fiery woman.  She loved fashion.  She was driven and working towards starting her own boutique with unique designs and felt passionately about empowering women through her brand.  She is survived […]

Visit Tribute
FRANK JAMES SWIDERSKI, SR. May 30, 1944 - Mar 30, 2019

Frank James Swiderski Sr. 74, of Manhattan New York, who loved life, his Family, Friends and Children passed away on March 30th 2019. A Homicide Detective for nearly 21 years with the NYPD, he was enjoying retired life watching his black and white movies, listening to classic music, watching baseball games, cooking, and was always […]

Visit Tribute
SKYE ANNA MARIE TAYLOR Mar 01, 2002 - Mar 24, 2019

Skye Anna Marie Taylor, 17 years old, passed away on March 24th, 2019. Tragically, Skye was hit by a car while riding her longboard to work in or near the bike lane. We take comfort in the fact that the doctors said she was likely brain dead on impact and did not suffer nor feel […]

Visit Tribute
GEORGE ” DEAN” DAVIS HOLBROOK Apr 07, 1946 - Mar 19, 2019

George “Dean” Davis Holbrook, 72, of Wesley Chapel Florida passed peacefully in his sleep next to his wife and daughter on March 19, 2019 at 7:30am at Gulf Regional Hospice of Zephyrhills. Dean was born on April 7, 1946 in Quincy Massachusetts to mother Sarah McLelland and father Garfield Edson Holbrook. He was the youngest […]

Visit Tribute
Jesse Leroy Cunningham “Roy” Oct 03, 1931 - Mar 17, 2019

CUNNINGHAM, Jesse Leroy “Roy” 87, of Seffner, formerly of Seminole, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 in Brandon. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Hildrey, his son Michael (Wendy), son Delton (Robin), daughter Della Cobb (Eric), two granddaughters Brittany Caravona (Josh) and Kaylee, six grandsons Austin Cobb, Hunter, Zachary Cobb, Jesse Cobb, […]

Visit Tribute
Ralph Michael Boccella Dec 11, 1953 - Mar 12, 2019

Ralph Michael Boccella has gone home on March 12th, 2019 to be with Our Lord. He was born of parents Geraldine Dolores Reinerth and Ralph Nicholas Boccella on December 11th 1953. Ralph excelled at high school sports, specifically Football and Baseball. He went on to excel in power weight lifting as well. He was a […]

Visit Tribute
John Charles Huetten Sep 09, 1937 - Mar 07, 2019

John Charles Huetten died peacefully on Thursday, March 7th in Tampa, FL at the age of 81. John was preceded in death by his wife, Carole, in January 2017; and by his parents, John and Margaret Huetten, and his sister, Carolyn Korbal. He is survived by his sons, Ed (Sharon), Tampa, and Ken (Lana), Eagan, […]

Visit Tribute