Obituaries

Mary Oehler

Mary Oehler

Mary Louise Rider Oehler, 76, of Largo, passed away November 24, 2007 under the care of hospice.She was born December 19, 1930 in Wood River, Illinois to Michael Rider and Mildred Scott Rider. She moved to Largo, Florida in 1967. She graduated from T

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Luther Wilkinson

Luther Wilkinson

Wilkinson, Luther L., 78, of St. Petersburg, FL passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2007 at home under the care of Hospice of the FL Suncoast.Born in Jackson County, WV he moved here from Delaware, OH in 1965. He retired from the Pinellas County Schoo

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Lillian DeSha

Lillian DeSha

Lillian De Sha, age 75. Wonderful mother, wife and soul mate passed Wednesday, November 21, 2007. Mother to 5 children: Gail Jenkins, Paul De Sha, Michael De Sha, Lynn Colosimo, and Daniel De Sha. She has 6 grandchildren: Michelle, Michael, Dana, Ada

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John Ralph

John Ralph

John A. Ralph, 75, passed away at home on Wednesday morning, November 21, 2007 under the care of hospice.John was born on October 1, 1932 in Springfield, IL to the late George and Mable Ralph. He was the fourth youngest of eleven children. He was prec

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Ralph Diaz

Ralph Diaz

Diaz, Ralph Manuel, age 87, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 20, 2007. Born in New York, New York in 1920, he lived in Ponce, Puerto Rico in his younger years. He attended technical school in Brooklyn, N.Y.Mr. Diaz served as Technic

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Bruce Bennett

Bruce Bennett

Bennett Sr., Bruce A., 75, of Largo, FL died Nov. 17, 2007 at Bay Pines VA Health Care Service, FL.Born in Miami, FL, he moved here Largo from Williston, FL in 1980. He was a salesman in air conditioning & refrigeration for 20 years. He was a US Arm

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LCDR Clarence Gilman-USN

LCDR Clarence Gilman-USN

Clarence R. Gilman, Charlie, LT.COMMANDER-US Navy-Retired was born in Bingham, ME to Alma and Forrest Gilman on April 9, 1921. His sister Rebecca, was born 2 years later.He attended the local schools, through High school and then attended the University o

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Arthur Kennedy

Arthur Kennedy

Arthur G. Kennedy, 87, of St. Petersburg passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at Bay Pines VA Health Care System.Born on November 17, 1920, he moved here in 1973 from his native Monon, IN. He retired as a Breakman, Switchman and Conductor for Mon

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Robert Gordon, Sr.

Robert Gordon, Sr.

Robert Dixon Gordon, Sr., 77, of Tampa, died on Friday, November 16, 2007 at University Community Hospital of Carrollwood. He was born in Mount, Vernon, IL and moved here in 1975 from Fort Wayne, IN. He served his country in the US Navy and was a truck

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James Elkins

James Elkins

Jim Elkins, 60, of Lutz, FL died Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at the James A. Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa, FL. Arrangements were with Veterans Funeral Care of Clearwater, FL.Jim was born on May 27, 1947 in Columbus, OH. He moved to Cocoa, FL as a you

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