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Obituaries February 7, 2013

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Patrick A. Deo
Patrick A. Deo, 82, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Blake Hospital, Bradenton, FL. His daughters invite all who knew Patrick to attend the  Memorial Service to be held at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 702 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center, FL on Thursday, February 28 at 11 a.m. There will also be a luncheon afterwards to which all are invited and are welcome to share their wonderful memories of Patrick.

Born in Newark, Patrick lived in West Orange, Point Pleasant, Manchester and in Sun City Center, FL for the past twelve years. After graduating Irvington High School and Seton Hall University with a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, he entered the Army serving during the Korean War and receiving the National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. He first worked as a math teacher for two years.

He then began his career with Grand Union Supermarkets in 1958; he retired as its president and chief executive officer in 1991. Patrick Deo was a well-recognized leader in the food retail industry, accomplishing many achievements and honors during his career. Patrick enjoyed a 22-year retirement: he was an avid golfer and boating enthusiast, earning his captain’s license; he volunteered annually for the senior citizens preparing tax returns. Patrick truly treasured family vacations, especially in Disney World with his grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wonderful wife June (O’Connor), whom he greatly missed. Surviving are his devoted daughters Terri Cowan, husband John, and their children Nicole and Johnny, and Nancy Colavito and husband Vincent, and their children Michael and Alyssa. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or a charity of your preference would be greatly appreciated.


Raymond (Ted) M. Henshaw
Raymond (Ted) M. Henshaw, 86, of Sun City Center, Florida passed away January 31, 2013.  A graduate of Brown University, he also served his country as a flight engineer on a B-17 during World War II.

He retired from Exxon after spending most of his working career living overseas from the Caribbean to South America, England to Scotland, and finally in Saudi Arabia. 

Survivors include his son Allan with daughter-in-law Debbie; daughter Robin; son Dave and daughter in law Randi, son Bruce; son Graham and daughter-in-law Laurel; and daughter Missy, along with nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. 

A Memorial Service for Ted will be Monday, February 18, 2013 at 1 p.m. at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 1015 Del Webb Blvd. E in  Sun City Center, FL 33573. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Sun City Center Emergency Squad.  He will be laid to rest at Kensico Cemetery in New York.


Earl Clarence King
Earl Clarence King, 82, a resident of King’s Point, Sun City Center, Florida passed away peacefully at home on January 24, 2013. Earl was born on July 15, 1930 in Riegelsville, PA where he was raised and attended Easton High School in Easton, PA. 

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the aircraft carrier USS Princeton (CV-37) as an aircraft mechanic and plane captain.  After returning from war, Earl moved to Long Island, NY to raise a family. He worked in the aircraft industry, was an automotive machinist, and a boat yard owner. 

He obtained a bachelor’s degree from New York Institute of Technology, using the degree to pursue a career in education. He dedicated over 20 years instructing vocational students, giving them knowledge to succeed in automotive technology, diesel engine repair, and boat and small engine maintenance and repair careers. 

Earl loved the water, and boating was a joy of his for many years. He dearly loved to travel and cherished his travel experiences, whether it was through RVing, road trips, flying to vacation spots, or taking cruises with family and friends.  He always strived to keep learning and during his retirement years, took coursework to become a paramedic and served on the Sun City Center Emergency Squad.

He dedicated himself to seeing consumer rights were upheld by serving as an arbitrator for the State of Florida Office of the Attorney General’s Lemon Law program.
He is preceded in death by his wife  Christine King, parents Clarence and Helen King, and sister Lorraine. Earl is survived by his loving fiancée Mary Holton; son and daughter-in-law Daniel and Penny King; step-children Mary Lee Millheiser-Benson, Kenneth and Michael Millheiser; grandchildren Cody King, Nova Millheiser, and Gina Benson; and brother Donald King.

Service and burial will be at a later date at St. Lawrence Cemetery, Sayville, NY. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home.


John T. Liston
John T. Liston, 78, of Sun City Center, FL passed away on January 15, 2013 at the Braden River Nursing Home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Timothy and Delia Liston, and his brother Timothy. John leaves behind four nephews, several cousins and many close friends.

John was involved in many organizations, including the mens’ choir and volunteer work at the local cancer center. He was an accomplished carpenter, and he had a great love of painting and traveling.

John loved life and brought smiles and laughter to all with whom he came in contact. He will be missed along with the joy he brought to everyone’s lives.


John F. Manning
With his devoted wife by his side, John F. Manning of Sun City Center, FL, slipped peacefully into eternity on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

When he met and married the former Carolyn Dillon, his extended family, all of whom affectionately called him Papa John, grew to include 11 inherited children of his heart and their spouses, 50-plus grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. John was beloved by numerous cousins, aunts and uncles in Georgia, Tennessee, California, and Virginia.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Frank Manning, sister Barbara Ann (Patsy), and two of his inherited children.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 9 at 1 p.m. at First Christian Church of Sun City Center. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial remembrances be donated to First Christian Church of Sun City Center, 1707 33rd St. SE, Ruskin, FL 33570.


Harvey M. McMillan
Harvey M. McMillan, 91, formerly of Medina and Rochester, NY, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 14, 2013, at the Sun City Center Hospice House.

Harvey moved to Sun City Center, Florida after his retirement from Eastman-Kodak where he worked as a machinist.

Harvey is survived by two daughters, Elaine (Bruce) Smith of Farmington, NY and Patty (Mark) Bettencourt of Lilburn, GA. Four grandchildren, Kim Smith and Craig Smith, both of Rochester, NY; Katy (Jerry) Pennington of Buford, GA; Kristen (Ty) Oakley of Greensboro, N. Carolina; one great-granddaughter, Parks Oakley and many nieces and nephews.

Harvey is predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Marion.

Memorials may be made in Harvey’s name to:  Strong Ties Community Support Program, “CARES” c/o Dr. J. Steven Lamberti, 2613 W. Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14623.

Please sign the on-line register book at: www.batestuttle.com.


Marian A. (Campbell) Murray
Marian A. (Campbell) Murray, age 92, of Sun City Center, FL and formerly of Lawrence County, IL and Broadview, IL, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at South Bay Hospital in Sun City Center. She was born in Denison Township of rural Lawrence County, IL on January 18, 1921 to John Marshall and Rachel Gertrude (Chaney) Campbell. She married James L. Murray, and he preceded her in death.

Marian was a secretary for many years for the president of Turner Manufacturing and Intercraft Industries in Chicago, worked for the State of Illinois, and was a long-time member and secretary at Kings Point Rod and Reel Club in Sun City Center.

Surviving family includes seven nieces and nephews: Stephen Craigle, John Craigle, Carol Craigle Adelman, Victoria Campbell, Susan Marie Campbell, Robert L. Campbell and Jan Alice Campbell; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and numerous great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

A graveside service was held at Zion Cemetery of rural Lawrence County on Monday, February 4, 2013. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.

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