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JESKE VANNETTA, Linda Jean, 76, of Tampa passed away September 7, 2019 with her family at her side. She is survived by her sons, Christopher D. Jeske and wife Kathleen, Michael J. Jeske and wife Luisa; daughter, Veronica Lorenzo and husband Dennis; 6 grandchildren, Sheena M. Jeske Turknett and husband John, Fallon Jeske De Vour and husband Adam, Luke A. Jeske, Nicholas J. Jeske, Matthew and Cece; 4 great-grandchildren, Myles, Shiyanne, Marissa and Liam as well as her step-children Buck, Dennis, Patrick, Mike, Patricia and Mark. She was predeceased by her husbands Ronald D. Jeske and Thomas D. Vannetta; parents Joseph and Cecelia Cianci and her sister, Patricia Besch-Kenny. A visitation for family will take place Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 2:00-3:00pm. A Celebration of Life will commence at 3:00pm at the funeral home, 1602 W Waters Ave. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to www.inclusionproject.org or by mail, National Inclusion Project, P.O. Box 110104  RTR, NC 27709
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PEREZ, Emma E., 94, of Tampa passed away September 7, 2019. She is survived by her daughters, Lourdes R. Lugo, Adria, Perez, Veronica Hernandez; 6 grandchildren, Alberto Medina Jr, Lauren Perez, Alayna Hernandez, Gabriella Hernandez, Christian Suarez, Sophia Suarez; 4 great-grandchildren, Madison Burke, Annabella Housefield, Alejandro Alonzo, Anna Lucia Medina and several nieces and nephews. Emma was a beloved wife, mother, Abuela and friend to all. Prayer service will be 8:00pm Thursday, September 12 with visitation for family and friends from 6:00pm until service time at the funeral home, 1602 W Waters Ave. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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BORREGO, Rolando "Pipo", 92, of Tampa, FL passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Rolando was born in Isla de Piños, Cuba, February 14, 1927. He was a merchant marine and a veteran of Bay of Pigs Invasion. Rolando is survived by his daughters, Fanny, Haydee, Daisy and son, Roland; grandchildren, Lorenzo, Steven, David, Lissette, Vince, Roly, Stephanie and 8 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 10am, Friday, September 20, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 3012 W. Cherry Street, Tampa, FL
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WOOD, Stanley E. 64, of Tampa, passed away, October 5, 2019 surrounded by his wife and family. Stan is survived by his wife Renee; daughters, Heather McAfee, Amber Wood; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, John Garrett and wife Lisa; sisters, Cindy McGaughan husband John, Teresa Stange and Jenny Cater and her husband Arnie. A celebration of life will take place, from 2-4 pm,Saturday, October 26th  at the funeral home, 1602 W Waters Ave.
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STEVENSON, William John, 78, of Tampa, FL, went home to be with the Lord October 10, 2019. Mr. Stevenson was born in Belfast, Ireland in 1941 to William and Isabel Stevenson. He is survived by his wife Mary; son, William Alexander Stevenson and wife Mindi; daughters, Isabel Ayllon and husband Juan, and Naomi Stevenson; grandchildren, Ryan and Connor Shaw, Colleen Vravick, Andrew and Heather Stevenson; 4 great-grandchildren and sister Joan Orr and husband Allen. Visitation for family and friends will be from 2:00-3:00 PM, Sunday, October 13 at Central Bible Chapel, 12024 Gunn Highway, Odessa, FL with Funeral service at 3:00 PM. Interment will take place, at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, October 15 at Rest Haven Memorial Park, 4615 E Hanna Ave, Tampa.
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DAVIS, Donald Gale, US Army Retired, passed from this life October 11, 2019. Even though he leaves no family behind he was loved by his family of friends. During his time with the US Army he received his National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal W/Bronze Clasps & 4 LPS, Sharpshooter Vietnam Service Medal W/2 Bronze Stars. Mr. Davis will be laid to rest 10am, Friday, October 18, 2019 at Florida National Cemetery with full military honors.
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