From The Observer News
Obituaries Aug. 2, 2007
Aug 2, 2007, 08:23
Margaret Fuhro, of Sun City Center, passed away July 22, 2007.
Born in England, she lived in New Jersey and then in Ruskin.
She belonged to a local yacht club and was involved in Ruskin’s community affairs helping to create the town’s local bus service.
Arrangements were under the directions of Zipperer’s Funeral Home, Ruskin.
Wilfred A. ‘Bill’ Jerue
Wilfred A. “Bill” Jerue, 77, of Ruskin, passed away July 16, 2007.
He was born in Mount Kisco, N.Y.
He served aboard the USS Sierra AD-18 during World War II; he had been a Eucharistic minister and a Boy Scout leader.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva and son, Glenn.
Survivors include three daughters, Connie Gall and Marilyn Jerue, both of Deltona, and Jill A DePinto, of Valrico; seven grandchildren, Susan, Alex, Lisa, Richard, Danille, Thomas and Joseph; and four great-grandchildren, Felicia, Samantha, Kimberly and James; and his significant other, Mary Cook.
Services and burial will be in Brentwood, N.Y.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Stowers-Brandon.
Patricia A. Smith
Patricia A. “Tricia,” Smith, 88, of Sun City Center, passed away July 28, 2007.
She lived her early years in Ithaca, N.Y. near Cornell, where her father was professor of civil engineering at Cornell University. She met her husband, Harry Lee and were married in 1939.They moved to Argentina where Smith had been born, and he returned to work in the family’s import and manufacturing business, living in Buenos Aires until 1965. Their children were all born in Argentina; Smith directed three choruses, and presented many musical concerts including Sammy’s Scrapbook, The Magnificat and Carmina Burana; her musical achievements were recognized by the Mozarteum, a international musical organization which elected her to their board; in 1965, the couple moved to La Jolla, Calif., she founded and directed the La Jolla Civic Chorus and obtained an MA in music at the University of California, San Diego; and a life member of the Country Friends, as well as Social Services, both organizations for charity, and was active in programs connected to the Salk Institute; and moved to Roswell, Ga. in 1979 and in 1994 moved to Sun City Center. She was president of the Flower Arrangers, a deacon of the United Community Church, has co-written a book about migrant farm-workers of Wimauma, was editor-in-chief of the book “Celebrating Sun City Center” and was a member of the Lapidary Club, AAUW, Gadabouts, the Art Club, Secretary of the Historical Society, and served on the Security Patrol.
She was pre-deceased by her son Stephen Bailey.
Survivors include her husband, Harry Lee; a son, David of Houston; two daughters, Misty of Sun City Center, and Veronica of Atlanta, five grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren.
A memorial service is planned for a future date.
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