Obituaries January 30, 2014

Published on: January 29, 2014

Jason Michael Allen

Jason Michael Allen, 34, of Lithia, died Monday, January 20, 2014 of natural causes.

He was born March 14, 1979 in Danville, Ill. He was preceded in death by son Dallas Gage Allen on July 2, 2004, and daughter Cheyenne Paige Allen on April 22, 2007.

Survivors include his parents, John and Peggy Grant of Lithia; sons Dakota Allen, Skyler Allen, Sebastian Allen and Marshall Allen, all of Bradenton, Fla.; grandfather Gary Allen of Oakwood, Ill.; aunt Elaine Rietberg of Oakwood, Ill.; uncle Phillip Allen of Baltimore, Maryland; cousins Richard Rodgers and Amanda O’Herron, both of Danville, Ill., and Benny and Larry Allen of Baltimore.

Brown & Sons 43rd St. Chapel in Bradenton is in charge of the cremation.

A memorial service is being planned at a later date.


Simone “Granny” Finuff

Simone Finuff

Simone “Granny” Finuff, 94, of Riverview passed away at home January 18, 2014. She is survived by son David; daughter Josette Turner; grandchildren Kim Brooks (Kenny), Christine Alfano (Joe), and Dustin Finuff (Will); great-granddaughters Kayla Shockley (Scott) and Brooke Sullivan; and great-great-granddaughter, Alexis MiaSimone Shockley, as well as other loving extended family members.

She was a native of Paris, France, who lived in the Riverview/Ruskin area for most of her life. Known as “Granny” to everyone, she always had a smile on her face and was immediately loved by all who met her.

The family will receive friends for a Celebration of Life at the Covington Park Clubhouse in Apollo Beach from noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, February 16. In lieu of flowers, please donate to LifePath Hospice in her name.


Marcia A. Longenbarger

Marcia A. Longenbarger, 77, of Gibsonton passed away January 22, 2014. She was a member of the Riverview Family Moose Center #2158 and VFW Post #6287 in Ruskin. She enjoyed volunteering for charity organizations as well as motorcycle riding. She was preceded in death by daughter Linda and grandchildren Danny and Nick.

Marcia is survived by her loving family: husband of 25 years, William; daughters Barbara (Brad), Katherine (Nick) and Jodi (Bill); sons Richard and Michael; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. The family is planning services for a later date.


Clara Weber Wolf

Clara Weber Wolf, 90, of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away January 22, 2014. Her devoted daughter Marcia and her caregiver Evelyn Tuggle were at her side.

Born in Paw-Paw, Mich., she was preceded in death by her husband Lt. Col. Gomer Wolf. She is survived by three loving children, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held later this year in her hometown of Mount Vernon, Ohio.  

Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home.