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Obituaries 1-7-10 Darmopray, Fullerton, Hull, Sand, Sutton, Wilkins
By Observer News  news@observernews.net
Jan 6, 2010 - 3:30:21 AM

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Jeane D. Darmopray
Jeane D. Darmopray, 88, passed away November 28, 2009.  She was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Jeane and her late husband, Tom, lived in Pennsylvania.  They retired to the Sarasota / Venice area in 1977 when Tom retired as a JAG officer. They moved to Freedom Plaza, Sun City Center, in 1995. She enjoyed tennis, biking, and travel.  
A sister-in-law, Doris Darmopray, a cousin, Annabelle Carlson and daughters Louise Rodgers and Shirlee Carlson, and other relatives survive Jeane.  
 Internment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida.  Donations in Jeane’s memory can be made to LifePath Hospice, Attn: Donations, 3723 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, FL 33573.


Patricia W. Fullerton
Patricia W. Fullerton, Dec. 4, 1938 -Dec. 30, 2009, beloved wife and mother passed away after a long siege of illness. She was born Patricia Wayne in Nutley, NJ. Patricia was a graduate of Nutley High School and attended Trenton State College in Trenton, NJ where she met her lifelong mate and husband of 51 years, William E. Fullerton.
She is survived by her husband, 3 sons, William and Wayne of Atlanta, GA, Patrick of Bradenton, Florida, 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, a brother, Kerry in Las Vegas and numerous other relatives and loved ones.
She always tried to help others and followed the Golden Rule. She has gone to rest with her beloved brother and parents in God’s hands to prepare a place for us to be re-united with her in heaven.
In lieu of flowers please make memorial gifts to the LifePath Hospice, 3723 Upper Creek Drive, Ruskin, FL 33573
Arrangements were made by Zipperer’s Funeral Home.




Delpha (Del) K. Hull
Delpha (Del) K. Hull , 87, passed away December 25, 2009. She was one of four siblings born in Creighton, Nebraska, where she graduated from high school at age fifteen prior to attending college in Grand Island, Nebraska. After majoring in business administration, she married Clarence (Bus) Hull in 1941, after which time the newly married couple moved east to Washington, D.C. Following initial employment in the private sector, Del had a successful career with the U.S. Public Health Service as a Grants Management Administrator, during which time she and Bus also raised their two children, Linda and Jim, in suburban Maryland. Upon retirement Del split her time between Gettysburg, PA and Apollo Beach, FL. before she and Bus ultimately settled in Sun City Center.
Del was a member of the Methodist Church and Women’s Club of Sun City Center. In addition to her love of family  she enjoyed travel,  baking, golf, bowling, square dancing and was extremely talented in arts and crafts. As an avid quilt maker, one of the many lasting memories for her family will be the numerous quilts and blankets that Del created for her children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren to-be.
She is loved, remembered and survived by Bus, her husband of sixty-eight years, her daughter Linda Weisz of Orlando, her son James of Littlestown, PA., sisters Audrey Gentzler of Cozad, Nebraska and Joanne McCrary of Ocala  and grandchildren Scott and Kristen Weisz of Orlando  and James and Cortney Hull of Littlestown, PA.
There will be no memorial service. Donations may be made to the National Heart Association.
Arrangements were made by National Cremation and Burial Society in Ruskin.

Ruth A. Sand
Ruth A. Sand, 66, of Gibsonton died Dec. 28, 2009. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Jack.
Services were at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Arrangements by Brewer & Sons - Tampa.


Frances M. Sutton
Frances M. Sutton, 97, of Kennedyville, MD  died January 4, 2010  in Chestertown Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Chestertown.
Mrs. Sutton was bom on September 13, 1912, daughter of the late Hope C. Copper and Clara Ella Thawley. In 1929 she moved to Black Station where she worked in the store and Post Office. She was a sales clerk for Wannamaker in Wilmington, DE, for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years William S. ‘Bill’ Sutton in 1978 and a son C. Weldon ·Wally’ Stephens.
Mrs. Sutton is survived by her daughter Helen Stephens of Ruskin, FL.; a sister Mildred Cleaver of Easton, MD; a grandson Craig W. Stephens and 2 great-grandsons; Robert and William Stephens.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, January 8 at II am in the Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St. Galena, MD. where friends may call after 10 am. 
Burial will be at Galena Cemetery.     www.galenafuneralhomeofsls.com


Edward W. Wilkins
 Edward W. Wilkins, WWII and Korean War Air Force Veteran, born in Council Bluff, Iowa, formerly of Olympia Fields, and currently residing in Sun City Center, Fl. passed away.
He was  the beloved husband of the late Lorraine nee Naddy; loving father of Robert (Angela) and James (Maxine) Fredericks, Elizabeth “Bette Jo” (Donald) Bailey and Edward (Candace) Wooton; dear grandfather of 11 and great grandfather of 13. He was the devoted brother of Ruby Curtis, Gladys Downs and Nan (Robert) Opel and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held at Modell Funeral Home, 12641 W. 143rd Street, Homer Glen. Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #259  AF & AM and a  Lifelong employee of the Illinois Central Railroad. Memorials may be made  to Life Path Hospice 3725 Upper Creek Dr. Ruskin, Fl. 33573. Visitation Sunday 3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. 708-301-3595 or www.modellfh.com .


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