Obituaries August 11, 2011
August 11, 2011
George W. Stark
George W. Stark, 93, of Sun City Center, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Sun City Center Hospice House. Born in Dalton Gardens, Idaho on June 25, 1918, George was a retired auditor employed by the U.S. government. Survivors include his wife Helen, a son Jerome of Spokane, Wash.; a daughter, Dee Nutter, of W. Va. He had five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Inurnment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota, Florida.
Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, Florida.
Louis Monti died on July 13, 2011. The New York City native was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a retiree from the NYC Department of Highways. In 1992 he retired to Sun City Florida with his late wife Tessie. Louis was active in many community groups, the NY Club, the Italian Club, the Polish Club to name a few. Louis is survived by sons Anthony of Ronkonkoma, N.Y., Robert of Palm Harbor, Fla., Louis of Ronkonkoma, N.Y.; James of Palm Harbor, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.
A funeral mass will be held at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 702 Valley Forge Blvd, Sun City Center, Fla. at 11 a.m. on August 22, 2011.
Mary E. Conner
Mary E. Conner, 81, of Sun City Center, Fla., passed away Aug. 2, 2011 in Lakeland, Fla. due to lung failure. She was born June 22, 1930 in Nelsonville, Ohio, the daughter of Henry Sanford and Jesse (Ossman) Litteral. She was an accountant. She was a volunteer for the Sun City Security Patrol and Emergency Squad.
Mrs. Conner is survived by her sisters, Janice Day of Sun City Center and Betty Barch of Pompano Beach, Fla.
Arrangements by Ott-laughlin Funeral Home, 2198 K-Ville Ave., Auburndale, Fla., 33823.
Jennie Ray Simmons
Jennie Ray “Jay” Simmons, 95, a lifelong resident of Polk and Hillsborough Counties passed away July 28, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Royce Simmons and daughter Selma Shenefield; two sisters, Mary Thompson and Kathryn Comerford, and her brother Dick Willis. Survivors include her son, Sam and his wife, Linda; two sisters, Elander Cerasoli and Grace Whidden; four grandchildren, Sammy (Nikki) Simmons, Dean (Chivon) Simmons, Jason Shenefield; and Cindy (Jeff) Cumming; son-in-law Mike Shenefield; three great-grandchildren, Hailey, Garrett and Morgan Simmons; and many neices and nephews.
She was a very unique lady and was loved by all. She never met a stranger and will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her. Funeral services were conducted Aug. 1, 2011 at Sun City Center Funeral Home. Burial followed in Ruskin Memorial Park, Ruskin, FL. Additional information may be found at www.suncitycenterfuneralhome.com.
Roberto Curiel, 73, of Ruskin, Fla., passed away Aug. 3, 2011. He was born in Brownsville, Texas, Jan. 25, 1938 and moved to the Ruskin area in 1967. He was a hard worker, a loving father, and a member of St. Anne Catholic Church. He leaves behind a brother, Pete Curiel; two sisters, Nancy Alexander and Lupe Rivera; his son, Robert Jr.; daughter, Olga; two daughter-in-laws, six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He will be missed but never forgotten. A Catholic Mass was held at St. Anne Catholic Church Saturday, Aug. 6.