Turner Funeral Home

Since 1951, when John W. Turner brought his family to Brooksville, Turner Funeral Homes have been for and about families. Mr. Turner loved the family-oriented community of Brooksville and was driven by a lifelong dream to assist families by offering professional and compassionate funeral care. Undaunted by health issues and financial setbacks, Mr. Turner opened a funeral home in the old Charlie Price home at 504 East Jefferson Street in 1959. Just six months later, he would buy out his partner and announce the opening of the John W. Turner Home for Funerals. John Turner' commitment to service and quality care remains the cornerstone of the Turner Funeral Homes today. At Turner Funeral Homes, we believe that every life is unique. The choices you make to celebrate that life can also be as unique and personalized as you wish. And for those interested in the benefits of planning their arrangements in advance, Turner Funeral Homes and Florida Hills Memorial Gardens offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. Turner Funeral Homes as the oldest funeral business in Hernando County, the Turner family has always believed that, regardless of their faith, social status or circumstances, the deceased and their families deserve unwavering respect and dignity throughout the entire funeral process. It is this family principle that has earned Turner Funeral Homes an unsurpassed reputation throughout Hernando County. Turner Funeral Homes offer traditional, custom, cremation and Veterans services to meet the needs of each family. Today, there are three convenient Hernando County locations to meet area families's needs: Turner's Spring Hill Chapel was constructed in 1978 to meet the needs of the rapidly growing Spring Hill community. The funeral home was expanded and remodeled in 1985 and features a cremation options room and an inspirational chapel with seating for up to 92 people. The funeral home is conveniently located adjacent to Florida Hills Memorial Gardens. Turner's Funeral & Cremation Center, another facility also in Spring Hill, is located seven miles west of the Spring Hill Chapel and provides families with additional cremation and memorialization options. The Turner's Brooksville Chapel, the original downtown location, is a 7,000-square-foot facility that includes two comfortable visitation rooms, an intimate chapel and convenient off-street parking. Florida Hills Memorial Gardens Florida Hills Established in the early 1970s, beautiful Florida Hills Memorial Gardens is situated adjacent to the Turner Funeral Home located on Spring Hill Drive in Spring Hill. This unique combination allows families the convenience and value of planning all cemetery arrangements from one lovely location. Florida Hills offers a variety of options for planning your family burial estate. These include ground burial, lawn crypts and mausoleum entombment. The Turner Funeral Homes & Florida Hills Memorial Gardens also offers an on-site crematory, and Florida Hills provides many different cremation memorialization choices. Florida Hills maintains the distinction of being the only perpetual care cemetery in Hernando County, ensuring that the beauty and maintenance of this park will continue for generations to come.


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Sheila May Azzopardi

August 20, 1935 - August 16, 2017

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Sandra J. McLelland

February 21, 1949 - August 16, 2017

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William Crespo

November 6, 1936 - August 15, 2017

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Shirley Jean Bishop

September 9, 1925 - August 15, 2017

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James Edward Walden

April 11, 1945 - August 13, 2017

CWO4, James Edward Walden, Sr.US Navy, Retired, 72, of Brooksville, Florida passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017. He was born in Waverly, New York to Lynn R. and Phyllis (Munn) Walden. He was a decorated US Navy Officer for 30 years and of the Christian faith. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends. ...
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Vella Mae Harrell

November 14, 1926 - August 9, 2017

Vella Mae Harrell, age 90, died at her home on August 9, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. A native of Brooksville, FL Vella Mae was born in the Oak Grove Community. Vella Mae was born on November 14, 1926, to William Jerome & Flossie Ellen (Lovett) McMillan. Vella Mae enjoyed sewing, canning, fresh water fishing, working on her family farm and raising her wonderful family. She lived her...
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William Dan Roberts

March 9, 1928 - August 9, 2017

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Nancy Lee Chamberlain

June 8, 1942 - August 7, 2017

Nancy Chamberlain Quinn, age 75, of Spring Hill, Florida, died on August 7, 2017, at the HPH Hospice Care Center, in Brooksville. Nancy was a 20+ year resident coming from Kingston, NY. She was born in Maspeth, NY to the late John & Blanche (Kiedling) Chamberlain, on June 8, 1942. Nancy worked in the Banking industry and was an avid NASCAR fan and she followed # 3 Dale Earnhardt Sr. She also...
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Marie Aline Christensen

September 6, 1935 - August 7, 2017

CHRISTENSEN, Marie Aline “Lee,” age 81, of Hernando Beach passed away peacefully August 7, 2017. Beloved wife for 60 years to Jorgen Borregaard Christensen. She will be forever missed and never forgotten by her loving son Wayne and daughter Lisa, one daughter-in-law, one son-in-law, 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, family and friends. Born September 6, 1935 in Campbellton, New...
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Michael Brooks Milligan

July 1, 1946 - August 6, 2017

Michael “Doc” Milligan, age 71, of Spring Hill, FL. died at his home on Sunday, August 6, 2017. A 20+ year resident of Spring Hill coming from Celina, OH. Doc was born on July 1, 1946, in Dayton, OH to the late Charles William & Nellie May (Heiser) Milligan. Doc attended Northmont High Scholl, in Clayton, OH, in the early 1960’s, and he was a member of the football team that...
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Carmen Elba Munoz-Guzman

April 18, 1939 - August 5, 2017

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Alice P. Morabito

March 15, 1945 - August 4, 2017

Alice P. Morabito, 72, of Spring Hill, Florida passed away Firday, August 4, 2017. She was born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida to Carl and Catherine Putnam. She was of the Christian faith and will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends. She is survived by her son Carl Morabito and daughter-in-law Becky; daughters Lisa Hamilton and son-in-law Todd; Anita Hickey and son-in-law Ed; sisters...
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Edith B. Zapke

March 15, 1925 - August 3, 2017

Edith Zapke, age 92, died Thursday, August3, 2017 in Roscoe, Illinois. Edith was born March 15th in New York. She was married to Edward Zapke for 50 years. Edith worked for F.W. Woolworth Co. downtown, New York. She was a director of personnel for the New York City area. She loved to play the organ and garden. She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church, where she was an Elder. She was preceded...
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George D. Gregory

December 24, 1933 - July 31, 2017

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Eleanora M. Vanatter

August 10, 1924 - July 30, 2017

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Seborn Eugene Blackburn

May 29, 1930 - July 29, 2017

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Clayton A. Myers

September 20, 1930 - July 29, 2017

Clayton A. Myers, 86, of Spring Hill, Florida passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017. Clayton was born to George and Gladys (Cota) Myers in South Burlington, Vermont. As a young boy, he worked for his grandfather selling produce and gladiolus on Williston Road, when it was still a dirt road. He joined the Air Force and was assigned his first tour in 1951, and served 20 years before retiring in 1970...
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James P. Phelps

November 10, 1948 - July 29, 2017

Phelps, James, 68, of Spring Hill, FL passed away on July 29th, 2017. He was born in St. Louis, MO to James and Shirley Phelps. James served in the Army during Vietnam as a draftsman and received the National Defense Service Medal as well as the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Stars. Afterwards, he went into sales for electrical service equipment. James is described by all as a devoted,...
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Jozefa Anna Chrzan

January 27, 1926 - July 29, 2017

CHRZAN, Jozefa, 91, of Hudson, FL passed away on July 29th, 2017. Jozefa was born in Poland and immigrated to the United States in 1950 in Detroit, MI. She worked for 25+ years for the Kmart Corporation before retiring. Jozefa enjoyed exercising and most of all spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband of over thirty years, Stanislaws...
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Irene Meuse

April 9, 1929 - July 27, 2017

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Carol M. Zendler

December 25, 1937 - July 27, 2017

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Eugene O. Brown

November 19, 1923 - July 27, 2017

Deacon Eugene O. Brown, 93, of Spring Hill, Florida passed away on Thursday, July 27th, 2017. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana to Gabil and Mable Brown on November 19, 1923.He attended and graduated from the Central Colored High School in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1940. He attended college in Florida. On July 6, 1947, he was united in Holy Matrimony to the Love of his life, Sadie Brewington...
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Paul C. Smith

June 15, 1943 - July 26, 2017

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Betty F. Clark

September 9, 1926 - July 24, 2017

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Annamae Barbara BAUTZ

April 14, 1931 - July 21, 2017

Annamae Barbara Bautz, 86, of Spring Hill, Florida and formerly of Beverly Hills, Florida, received her wings on Friday, July 21, 2017 at her home. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Annamae was born April 14, 1931 to Walter and Viola (Conklin) Murphy, one of four children. A lifelong homemaker, Mrs. Bautz moved to Beverly Hills, Florida from Brooklyn 30 years ago. After living in Beverly Hills...
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Edna Elizabeth Collier

February 16, 1927 - July 21, 2017

Edna Elizabeth Collier, 90, of Spring Hill, Florida passed away Friday, July 21, 2017. She was born in White Plains, New York to Arthur and Edna Hart. She was a bank officer in the banking industry and of the Christian faith. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends. She is preceded in death by her loving husband John J. Collier; both parents Edna Zepernick and Arthur Hart;...
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Eva Luz Toro

December 17, 1930 - July 20, 2017

Eva Luz Toro of Spring Hill, Florida passed away Thursday, July 20th, 2017. She was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico to Ramon (Pito) and Guadalupe Guasp. Eva was of the Catholic faith and a homemaker. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Eva is preceded in death by her loving husband Billy Antonio Del Toro-Nazario. Eva is survived by sons Billie Emmanuel and Ramon Antonio Del Toro,...
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Alma Sannuto

May 19, 1926 - July 18, 2017

Alma Sannuto, 91, of Brooksville, Florida passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was born in Brooklyn, New York to Alfred and Santa Mininni. She was of the Christian faith and will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Thomas Sannuto and son Joey Sannuto. She is survived by her sons Thomas, Jr., John and Michael Sannuto; also six...
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Louis B. Foust

April 12, 1937 - July 16, 2017

Louis B. Foust, age 80, of Spring Hill, FL. died on July 16, 2017 at Oak Hill Hospital. Louis was born on April 12, 1937, in Flint, MI. to the late Louis & Violet (Prine) Foust. Louis was an 18 years resident of Spring Hill (Silverthorn) coming from Flint, MI. Louis retired after 45 years from Michigan Bell-Ameritech, as an Outside Plant Engineer. He was active member of the Citrus County...
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Dorothy Christine Markel

May 21, 1923 - July 16, 2017

Dorothy Christine Markel, 94, of Zephyrhills, Florida passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017. She was born in Tampa, Florida to John M. Fulwood and Alma Lois McGraw. She was a past charter member of Ridge Manor Baptist Church and attended New Hope Baptist church, as well as, First Baptist Church in Brooksville. Dorothy was a homemaker, than in her later years she was a tax preparer for H & R Block...
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Bonnie Lou Elferdink

December 25, 1948 - July 15, 2017

Bonnie Lou Elferdink, 68, of the Grassy Creek Community, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017. She lived with her husband of 48 years, Terry Elferdink and many dogs and one bird.Born in Clarksburg, WV on December 25, 1948, she lived in Key West, Florida for a brief time before moving to Orlando, Fl. She graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1966 where she was a majorette and then went on to...
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Marilyn R. Hepburn

September 5, 1930 - July 15, 2017

HEPBURN, Marilyn R., 86, of Spring Hill, FL passed away on July 15th, 2017. Marilyn was born in Bayonne, NJ to parents Frederick and Florence Stetson. She moved to Spring Hill, FL in 1991 after retiring from Sherman Elementary School in Roselle Park, NJ where she taught school for 25 years. She was active in Stage West from 1992-2000 and was a member of LA Sertoma from ’94-’08 and...
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Lillian Rose Stevens

April 6, 1923 - July 14, 2017

Lillian Rose Stevens, age 94, of Brooksville, Florida died at home on Friday, July 14, 2017, surrounded by her niece and family, and assisted by the wonderful folks of Hernando Pasco Hospice. Lillian was born on April 6, 1923, in Mifflin Township, PA, to the late Michael & Hermena (Mudron) Woodlock. Lillian was a 5 year resident of Brooksville coming from the greater Pittsburgh, PA area where...
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Robert Elton Bolton

December 26, 1921 - July 14, 2017

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Alice Patricia Latwinas

July 13, 1943 - July 10, 2017

LATWINAS, Alice Patricia, 73, of Spring Hill, FL passed away on July, 10th 2017. Alice was born in Staten Island, NY to Gustave and Helen LeBlanc. She grew up in Riverside, NJ and moved down to Spring Hill, FL in ’87. Alice did secretarial work for many years with Home Healthcare and attended St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. She loved to travel around the United States in her RV, go on...
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Florence P. Dowd

December 28, 1928 - July 8, 2017

Florence “Mickey” Dowd of Weeki Wachee, Florida, died peacefully on July 8, 2017, at Northbrook Health & Rehabilitation Center in Brooksville, Fl. Born on December 28, 1928 in Staten Island, NY she is predeceased by her parents, Patrick J. and Ada M. (Feltman) Cusick of Staten Island, NY, all of her brothers and sisters and her beloved husband of 63 years, Thomas E. Dowd, Sr....
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Charles Edward Carlson

August 11, 1928 - July 7, 2017

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Roger S. Dunn

June 22, 1924 - July 6, 2017

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Arlene Helen Novak

December 16, 1939 - July 3, 2017

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Joyce Ann Earnst

July 10, 1951 - July 3, 2017

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Bridget Teresa Schinkel

March 18, 1925 - June 30, 2017

Bridget Teresa Schinkel, age 92, of Spring Hill, FL died on Friday, June 30, 2017. Bridget was born in Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland, on March 18, 1925, to the late Thomas & Julia McCormack. Bridget came to the United States in 1947. She attended nursing school in Glen Cove, Long Island. She worked, married and raised her children in Brooklyn, NY until 1982. She was a 35 year resident...
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Edna M. Hoover

August 13, 1927 - June 30, 2017

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Dennis M. Martin

August 5, 1941 - June 30, 2017

Dennis M. “Denny” Martin, age 75, of Lecanto, Florida died on Friday, June 30, 2017, at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Denny was a 47 year resident of Spring Hill, FL originally coming from Floral Park, NY. Denny was born in Jamaica, NY to the late Matthew & Grace (Rosengart) Martin, on August 5, 1941. Dennis was a co-owner of the Mermaid Pool Company before retiring. Denny was a huge...
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Patricia Mae Plant

August 8, 1956 - June 29, 2017

Patricia “Mae” Plant was a devoted Mother who is survived by her children Charles Owen and Farrah Gallo of Brooksville, FL. Mae, as she was well known, was ever the philanthropist; always buying for others while rarely spending on herself. Mae got a kick out of getting a bargain whether it be from a thrift store, yard sale, Kohl’s, or the like; she always enjoyed stretching her...
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Ralph P. Kasper

February 10, 1933 - June 29, 2017

KASPER, Ralph, 84, of Spring Hill, FL passed away on June 29th, 2017.He was born in Hazel Park, Michigan to Anthony and Jennie Kasper. Ralph was a veteran of the Navy and was assigned to the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt. He worked for General Motors and was part of the UAW. He is survived by his beloved wife, Joanne, His children, David, Lori, Lisa (Michael), Step-Daughters, Michelle (Daniel),...
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Ralph P. Kasper

February 10, 1933 - June 29, 2017

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Ruth Roselyn Laquaglia

March 29, 1929 - June 28, 2017

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Florencia L. Aguilar

November 7, 1926 - June 27, 2017

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Adna Mae Dalessandro

January 22, 1939 - June 24, 2017

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Jimmie D. Blair

March 6, 1935 - June 24, 2017

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Rafaela Rodriguez

October 13, 1929 - June 23, 2017

Rafaela (Rachel) Rodriguez, age 87, of Spring Hill, Florida passed away peacefully on Friday, June 23, 2017 at the HPH Hospice Care Center, in Brooksville, FL. She was born on October 13, 1929, in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Jose Riollano (father) and Victoria Rodriguez (mother). She was a 30 years resident of Spring Hill, FL coming from Brooklyn, NY. As a teenager, Rachel came to the NY with her...
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Joseph M. Greenwald

December 19, 1942 - June 22, 2017

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Patrick Edward Walsh

October 25, 1956 - June 20, 2017

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Brian Dennis Jones

May 29, 1943 - June 19, 2017

Brian Dennis Jones, age 74, died at Ocala Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. A longtime resident of ARC Marion, in Ocala, FL. and formerly a resident of Spring Hill, FL. where he resided with his parents. Brian was born on May 29, 1943, in Queens, NY to the late James H. and Eugenie (Corrigan) Jones. As a longtime resident of Arc Marion, he worked both in the community and outside,...
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Arthur John McCauley

August 16, 1928 - June 17, 2017

Arthur J. McCauley, age 88, of Spring Hill, Florida died on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the HPH Hospice Care Center in Brooksville, surrounded by his loving family. Arthur was born on August 16, 1928, in Brooklyn, NY to the late Leonard & Elizabeth (McKeown) McCauley. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving during the Korean War. Arthur came to Spring Hill, FL, in 1989 from Hicksville, NY. He...
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Eugene J. Ruggieri

October 28, 1939 - June 17, 2017

Eugene J. Ruggieri, age 77, of Brooksville, Florida, died on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Eugene was a 20 year resident of Brooksville, FL (Silverthorne) coming from Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY. Eugene was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 28, 1939, to the late Eugene & Elizabeth (Rushton) Ruggieri. Eugene was of the Roman Catholic faith. Eugene was...
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Joseph Anthony Cassata

October 9, 1943 - June 17, 2017

Joseph Anthony Cassata, peacefully passed away at 10:11 am on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was born on October 9, 1943 in Astoria, New York. Joseph went to be with the Lord at age 73. Predeceased by his parents, Father, Vito Anthony Cassata and his Mother, Sadie DiCristina Cassata.Predeceased by his sister, Connie Cassata Lukenovich. Survived by his loving wife, Judy Cassata;Lovingly remembered by...
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Stephen Joseph Poggio

September 3, 1921 - June 16, 2017

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Guido Napolitano

May 23, 1962 - June 15, 2017

Guido Napolitano, age 55, of Hudson, Florida, died at the Marliere Hospice Care Center, in New Port Richey, FL, surrounded by his wife and family. Guido was born in Cicciano, Italy, and came to the United States with his parents, Americo and Maria (Decapua) Napolitano. Born into a very Italian family, Guido was raise Roman Catholic. Guido was a 12 year resident of Hudson, FL, and a longtime...
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Albert P. Robinson

December 12, 1940 - June 13, 2017

Albert P. Robinson, 76, of Spring Hill, FL passed away on June 13th, 2017. Albert was born in St. Petersburg, FL to parents Leon Robinson II and Rosie Grubbs. He grew up in New York, were he worked managing a warehouse for the Manischewitz Company for 20 years before retiring and an additional 20 years as a bus operator for the New York City Transit Authority before retiring a second time. Albert...
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Maura T. Grube

April 11, 1931 - June 13, 2017

Maura T. Grube, age 86, of Spring Hill, Florida, died on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the Spring Hill Health and Rehab Center, In Brooksville. Maura was a longtime resident of Spring Hill, coming from Bayport, LI, NY, in 1983. Maura was born on April 11, 1931, in Laurelton, NY, to the late Timothy A. & Mary E. (McMahon) Hally. Maura was a graduate of Mt. Sinai School of Nursing in New York City...
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Frances Joan Flynn

August 2, 1936 - June 11, 2017

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Kay Frances Wilcox

November 29, 1947 - June 9, 2017

Kay Frances Wilcox, 69, of Inverness passed away Friday, June 9, 2017. She was born in Morehead City, North Carolina to Ray and Evelyn Pittman. She was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Inverness, Florida. Kay will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Robert L. Wilcox and a grandchild.She is survived by her son Bernard...
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Bernard Cyril Sevon

May 2, 1970 - June 6, 2017

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Grace Marie Lightner

February 16, 1929 - June 6, 2017

Grace Marie Lightner, 88, of Spring Hill passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017. She was born in Cleveland Ohio in February of 1929, at the age of 7 she and her family moved to Oberlin Ohio. She graduated Oberlin High School in 1947 and proceeded to Oakwood College that same year. She graduated from Oakwood College in 1951 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She began teaching at...
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William F. Cronin

August 1, 1940 - June 6, 2017

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Lordea Teresa Duncan

April 26, 1926 - June 6, 2017

Lordea Teresa Duncan, 91, of Spring Hill passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017. She was born in New York, New York to Joseph and Maria Bevilacqua. In her working years she worked in women’s apparels. Lordea will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends.She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Edward Duncan and son-in-law Kevin Kosal.She is survived by her son John Duncan and...
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Jeffrey F. Kochis

February 23, 1952 - June 3, 2017

Jeff Kochis, age 65, of Spring Hill, Florida, died on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Oak Hill Hospital, in Brooksville. Jeff was born in Poughkeepsie, NY on February 23, 1952, to the late Francis & Margaret (Conners) Kochis. Jeff was a 34 year resident coming from the greater Poughkeepsie, NY area in 1983 to Spring Hill. While in New York, Jeff worked as an Electrician for Fairchild Electric....
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Louise H. Mey

January 5, 1920 - June 2, 2017

Louise H. Mey, age 97, of Spring Hill, Florida, died on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Brooksville Healthcare Center. Louise was born on January 5, 1920, in Medford, MA, to the late Patrick C. & Elizabeth (Mahood) Raimo. Louise moved to Spring Hill in 1986 and she lived there in the same house for 30 years. Louise retired from E.R Squibb & Sons in Boston, MA at the age of 65. She went back...
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Sheila S. Maine

July 29, 1958 - June 1, 2017

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Patricia A. Lucey

December 27, 1937 - May 31, 2017

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Patricia A. Lucey

December 27, 1937 - May 31, 2017

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Charles Edward Terrill

November 2, 1929 - May 31, 2017

Terrill, Charles E., 87 of Spring Hill passed away on May 31, 2017. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. A Baptist by faith, he attended Spring Hill Baptist Church. He was affiliated with Job’s Daughters, served as Associate Bethel Guardian, Associate Grand Bethel Guardian, and Associate Supreme Bethel Guardian. He also was a Past Worthy Patron of O.E.S., a Mason and a Shriner. He also co...
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Carl Pituskin

October 24, 1946 - May 31, 2017

Carl Pituskin, 70, of Spring Hill, FL passed away on May 31st 2017. Carl was born on October 24th in the Bronx, NY to parents Joseph and Lily Pituskin. Carl was a Human Resource Manager for Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) before he retired and moved to New Port Richey, FL in 2008. In 2014 Carl relocated to Spring Hill, FL. Carl is described as selfless, genuine and humorous individual...
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Meredith Louise Suld

November 5, 1923 - May 29, 2017

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Theresa Maria Frenzel

August 2, 1929 - May 29, 2017

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Victor DiCristofalo

June 14, 1942 - May 27, 2017

Victor DiCristofalo, 74, of Spring Hill, FL, peacefully passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017, with his family and loving caregivers around him at the Almost Home ALF. Victor was born and grew up in Brooklyn NY, with his two brothers and his Father Ignazio, and mother Katherine. Victor was a 1960 graduate of William E. Grady Vocational High School where he studied plumbing, sheet metal and...
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Bonny Lou Wilson

November 30, 1946 - May 27, 2017

Bonny L. Wilson, 70, of Inverness, Florida passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017. She was born in Elizabethtown, New York to Kenneth and Norma Hathaway. Bonny loved spending time with her grandchildren, and enjoyed watching the Tampa Bay Rays. She was of the Baptist faith and will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends. She is survived by her sons Ken Wilson; Kevin Wilson and daughter-in...
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Eileen Lorraine Keefer

June 9, 1927 - May 26, 2017

Eileen Lorraine Keefer, 89, of Spring Hill, Florida passed away Friday, May 26, 2017. She was born in Lansdowne, Maryland to William and Anna Esslinger. She was a member of Starting Pointe Church and will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends.She was preceded in death by her loving husband Henry C. Keefer and brother Bill Esslinger.She survived by her daughter Eileen C. Brewis and son...
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John A. Phillips

September 14, 1924 - May 24, 2017

John A. Phillips was born on September 14, 1924 in Providence Rhode Island to parents Alice (maiden name Alford) and Charles Phillips. He grew up on a farm in New Hampshire, of which he spoke fondly in later life. He was the youngest of three children and was the only one surviving into the present, his siblings being Charles and Ruth.He attended school both in New Hampshire and St. Petersburg,...
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Marie T. Martorana

February 2, 1929 - May 23, 2017

Marie T. Martorana, 88, of Spring Hill passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017. She was born in Brooklyn, New York to Joseph and Maria Maggio. Upon retirement She and her husband Sal moved to Florida from Farmingdale, NY in 1990.Marie was a wonderful, loving, wife and mother, who always put her family’s needs ahead of her own. She loved going to Atlantic City and playing the slot machines and...
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Donald Dudley Samuel

July 9, 1928 - May 23, 2017

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John C. Brown

November 3, 1974 - May 21, 2017

John Charles Brown, 42, of Brooksville, Florida died peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017. John passed unexpectedly while surrounded by his family and friends under Hospice Care. John was born November 3, 1974 in Batavia, New York, a son to the late Clyde Brown. John was employed at Tampa Steel. John enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, and boating. He was always the life of the party, there to have...
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Wanda May Willett

February 21, 1946 - May 20, 2017

Wanda May Willett, 71, of Spring Hill passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017. She was born in Aledo, Illinois to Lester and Alice Phillips. She was retired form John Deer Combine Manufacturing Company after 29 years. Wanda loved her family and life. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. She is survived by her loving...
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Betty J. Burgess

January 25, 1928 - May 19, 2017

Burgess, Betty J., passed away peacefully on May 19, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother and grandma. Betty was born in Springfield, Illinois on January 25, 1928, and then moved to Brooksville with her husband in 1969. They owned the Flamingo Mobile Home Park in Brooksville. She worked in the banking and finance field for over 30 years. Betty worked at the Marine Bank in Springfield. She was the...
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Albert S. Mills

June 26, 1933 - May 17, 2017

Albert S. Mills, age 83, of Hudson, Florida, died on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Albert was born on June 26, 1933, and raised in Manasquan, NJ. Mr. Mills served in the United States Navy during the Korean War from 1951-1954. Upon returning to the states, Albert worked for Ford Motor Company, in Metuchen, NJ for 30 years. After retiring, Albert and his...
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Angelina Jean Burd

October 27, 1935 - May 14, 2017

Angelina "Jean" Ferraro Burd, 82, passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017 at home in Brooksville, Florida surrounded by her beloved husband Kenneth and her children and grandchildren. She was born and raised in Somerville, New Jersey and resided in High Bridge, New Jersey before moving to Brooksville in 2013. Jean was an avid reader and cherished the time she...
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Evelyn Messer

April 15, 1929 - May 12, 2017

Evelyn Messer, of Spring Hill, Florida, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at HPH Hospice Care Center, Brooksville, Florida. A native of New York, New York, she was born April 15, 1929 to Adolfo and Felicita (Rodriguez) Villafana and was an employee with Con Edison in New York City for 50 years. Evelyn moved to Spring Hill over 20 years ago from the Bronx, New York and was a member of Grace...
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Mavis M. Taylor

January 11, 1925 - May 11, 2017

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Mary E. Simpson

March 7, 1937 - May 11, 2017

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Marie Theresa D'Avanzo

August 14, 1926 - May 10, 2017

Marie Theresa D’Avanzo, age 90, of Spring Hill, FL. died on May 10, 2017 at the HPH Hospice Care Center, in Brooksville. Marie was born on August 14, 1926, in Brooklyn, NY, to the late Domenick and Anna (Pape) Fusco. Marie worked for the Department of Defense after college, but, after the death of her mother, she took a job at a local hospital as a receptionist in the Emergency Room, so she...
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Irene P. Galarneau

November 25, 1927 - May 6, 2017

Irene P. Galarneau, 89, of Spring Hill. FL passed away on May 6th, 2017. Irene was born on November, 25th, 1927 in Ludlow, Massachusetts to parents, Domingos and Lucinda Pereira. She was a Time Keeper for RexNord for 30 years until her retirement and was also an officer of the United Steel Workers Union. Irene then relocated to Florida in 1988 and was an active member of St. Frances Cabrini...
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Josephine Giuffrida

September 22, 1934 - May 5, 2017

Josephine Giuffrida, 82, of Fresno, California passed away May 5, 2017. Born in Brooklyn NY on September 22, 1934; Josephine Giuffrida began her journey through life. Josephine was the youngest daughter of Angelo Castelli and her mother, Angelina Marotta, along with her brother Angelo Jr. Castelli. Josephine, a hard working woman, joined Horace "Phil" Giuffrida in holy matrimony on...
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Eugene Thompson

November 19, 1930 - May 5, 2017

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Eugene Thompson

November 19, 1930 - May 5, 2017

Eugene Thompson, 86, of Brooksville passed away Friday, May 5, 2017. He was born in Yale, Michigan to Lee and Iva Thompson. He was of the catholic faith and will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends. Memorial service will be 2PM Saturday, May 20th at Turner Funeral Home 14360 Spring Hill Drive Spring Hill, Florida 34609.
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Maxwell Thomas Bland

February 19, 1956 - May 5, 2017

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Dora L. Owens

May 23, 1934 - May 4, 2017

Dora L Owens, age 82, died on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Dora was a 55 year resident of Brooksville, coming from Leesburg, FL where she lived for 10 years, and originally coming from her childhood home in Phenix City, Alabama. Dora was born on May 23, 1934, in Phenix City, Alabama to the late John William & Ila Ione (Young) Johnson. Dora worked at Chinsegut Hill Research Center in Brooksville as...
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Evlyn J. Beckford

May 16, 1949 - May 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Turner Funeral Homes Spring Hill Chapel, Spring Hill, FL.
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Freddie D. Hoover

January 11, 1953 - May 2, 2017

Hoover, Fred D. Age 64 of Brooksville, Florida passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017.He was born January 11, 1953 in Crawfordsville, Indiana. His parents were Andrew Willie Hoover and Immo Virginia Davis. He was born and raised in Central Indiana. He was married to Dianne Hoover. Fred retired as an LP Safety Inspector in Hernando County.Fred loved to make people smile and laugh by telling jokes and...
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William Ernest Ciccosanti

November 18, 1942 - May 2, 2017

William Ernest Ciccosanti, Sr, 74, passed away on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Bill retired as a detective in 1987 from the West Haven Police Department. Raced at Savin Rock Speedway. He coached Biddy Basketball in West Haven, CT for many years, was named “Man of the Year” and also served as President of the league....
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