Obituaries

Jackie Earl Taylor

After a brief illness under the care of friends and hospice, Jack Taylor earned his wings to fly with the angels on October 5th.  He served his country proudly in the US Marine Corps and received his honorable discharge as a corporal. Jack lived an ex

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Blanche L. Smiddy

Blanche Bernice Lovett Smiddy, 94, of Palm Harbor, Florida, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Morton Plant Hospital on Friday, October 4, 2019. She was born on January 11, 1925, in Jellico, Tennessee, the daughter of Albert Lovett and Clara Carroll L

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Alban Charles Kalvelage

Alban Charles Kalvelage was born on December 12, 1925. He passed away on October 2, 2019. Services will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 9:30 AM at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34609. A graveside servi

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Robert Henry Landes Jr.

Robert Henry Landes Jr., 71, of Wesley Chapel, Florida, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at his home and was surrounded by his family. He was born in Buffalo, NY, the son of the late Robert Henry Landes Sr. and Marguerite Olivia (Spann) Landes

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Ronald MacCaully Swift

Ronald MacCaully Swift, 76, of St. Petersburg, Florida passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019. He was born on March 19, 1943 in New York City, New York, the son of Horneck MacCaully Swift and Dorothy Lee Gregg. He married Carey Barnes on September 2

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George J. Bradford

George J. Bradford, 55, of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away peacefully on September 21st, 2019.  Born May 29th, 1964 in Rockford, Illinois, George was the son of George Bradford, Jr.  and Juanita Beulah Bradford.  On July 8th, 1989 he married the l

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Pastor Jesus Luis Gonzalez-Benejan

Pastor Jesus Luis Gonzalez-Benejan, 87, of Lake Alfred, Florida passed away at his residence with his family at his bedside on September 22, 2019. He was born on July 24, 1932 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico to Hiram and Acacia (Benejan) Gonzalez.  He served in

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Eduardo DeJesus

Eduardo DeJesus, 83, born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, passed away at Sabal Palms Health Care Center from a stroke that he was unable to recover completely from on September 17, 2019 at 5:00 PM in Largo, Florida.  Eduardo had been living at an Assisted Livin

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Dennis Andrew Soroka

Mr. Dennis Andrew Soroka passed away at home on September 13th, 2019.  He was 71 years old.  "Denny" or "Big Den", as he was often called, was born on May 26th, 1948 to Stanley and Betty Jean Soroka in Pennsylvania.  He and his family came to Florida i

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John Barry Chandler

Mr. John Barry Chandler entered peacefully into eternal rest at Bay Pines VA Medical Center on September 12th, 2019.  John was 86.   Born in Chester, Pennsylvania on February 25th, 1933 he was the son of Harold Chandler and Ruth Hacking.  John met a y

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