We, at Swilley Funeral Home, wish all of our nations veterans, past and present, a Thank You for your service.
CRUZ ZAYAS, VIRGEN MILAGROS, 73, of Tampa formerly of Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, passed from this life to her heavenly home March 30, 2022.Virgen is survived by her 4 sons, Francisco Alagarin, Manuel Rivera, Luis Rivera, Eduardo Rivera; 3 daughters, Agnes Beltran, Glenda Rivera, Virmary Rivera Rodriguez (Miguel); 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Visitation for family and friends will be Sunday, April 3, 2022 from 6-8PM at the funeral home, 1602 W Waters Ave.
COLEMAN, Raymond Rex, 77, of Tampa passed away March 27, 2022. He was born in Washington, DC January 14, 1945 to the late Ernest E Coleman Jr and wife Dorothy. Mr. Coleman is survived by his wife Van Thi and children. Services for family and friends will be Sunday, April 3, 2022 from 10:00 am - until 1:00pm at the funeral home 1602 W Waters Ave.
COOMBS, Nora K. 72, of Tampa passed away at her residence April 1, 2022. She is survived by her son, Cyril G Coombs III and his wife Maria; grandson, Cyril Bernd Coombs of Tampa, and sister, Pamela Hagstrom of California. Nora's husband Cyril G Coombs III predeceased her January 30, 2022. A visitation will be Friday, April 8, 2022 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM with prayer service at 7:00pm at the funeral home, 1602 W Waters Ave. Interment will be April 14, 2022 at 11:30AM where she will be interred with her husband at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL.
RIVERA, Celestina, 96 of Tampa passed away April 9, 2022, at home with her family by her side. Celestina is survived by her very large family; sons, Ramon Parrilla and wife Nelly, Wilfredo Parrilla and wife Norma; daughters, Irma Ramirez and Miriam Parrilla; grandchildren, Wanda Garcia, Raquel Ramirez, Maria King husband Andrew, Hector Gonzalez, Norma Parrilla, Ramon Parrilla Jr, Chastity Parrilla, Wilfredo Parrilla, Jr, Amanda Parrilla, Frankie Rivers and wife Meiko and Taisha Rivera, Raymond Munoz and wife Desiree, Angel Rodriguez, Alexander Rodriguez, Michael Rodriguez and Christina Rodriguez; great-grandchildren, Dyani Mims, Chynna Martin, Regina Parrilla, Damaris Gonzalez, Hayden Parrilla, Tamera Davis, Keana Martinez, Franklin Rivera Jr, Leilani Rivera, Karter Cunningham, Hunter Cunningham and Parker Cunningham, Andre Keeno, Victoria Ruiz, Joelys Velez, Cierra Munoz, Icsis Munoz, Dylan Munoz, Raelynn Munoz, Izaviah Rodriguez, and London Rodriguez; nieces and nephews, Maritza Portalatin, Andrew Garcia and Anthony Gonzalez and wife Raechel; great nephews, Noah and Mason Gonzalez. Visitation for family and friends will take place, 5:00 - 8:00 pm, Thursday, April 14, 2022, at the funeral home 1602 W Waters Ave. Interment will be 12:00 noon Friday, April 15, 2022, at Garden of Memories Cemetery 4307 E Lake Avenue, Tampa, FL
HANNA, Lloyd Herbert Jr. "Herk" died at home with family at his bedside, Monday, April 4, 2022, at age 87. He was born November 7, 1934, in Buffalo, New York, the son of Lloyd and Cecile May Rumberger Hanna.
Lloyd joined the United States Marine Corp in November of 1952 where he served eight years, he was a cook, MOS 3371. He was a Korean War Veteran and an active member of the Tampa Bay Marine Raiders. He loved the Corps, his Rainer brothers and attended several Tampa Bay Marine Corp Birthday Balls in uniform. Herk and his childhood canine Tipper, that served in WWII as a War Dog, where honored and memorialized at the Hillsborough State Veteran's Memorial Park. Herk was honored by the Tampa Bay Lighting Hockey Team at their 2021 Memorial Day Hockey game.
Herk loved to cook and entertain with family dinners. A man with a big heart. He was affectionally know by their neighbors' children as Dad and Papa. Employed as truck driver for decades that included local and long-distance trips. Lloyd particularly enjoyed his time hauling race cars for The Dave White Racing Team.
Herk married his wife of 59 years, Sherrol Runnells Moody, November 9, 1962. They raised four children. He was preceded in death by three sons and a great granddaughter: William Lloyd Hanna, Lloyd H Hanna III "Buster", Timothy Arthur Hanna and Lyla Paige Miller. He is survived by his loving wife Sherrol and daughter, Vicki L. Philipsen husband Edward; grandchildren, Melissa Messick, Jimmy, Jessica Philipsen, Carl S. Bowers III, Tara, Josh W. Hanna, Sera, Trisha D Hanna, Erika E. Hanna, Alyssa J. Miller, Justin; great-grandchildren, Lacy Saling, Xander Scoggins, Trace Bowers and Scott Miller; extended family members; Jeff, Monika, Tom, Michell and Jason Coons, John, Molly, Guy, Janell and Ty Coufal.
The family wishes to thank the Doctors and Nurses of James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital for their dedication and compassionate care.
Friends: Come share your fondest memories and love you have for this special man at his celebration of life get together, Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 12pm to 5pm, at the family home. Casual Attire.
SANDRETZKY, Sharon J, 67, of Tampa passed away, April 18, 2022. She is survived by her husband James and other loving family members. Graveside services will be 11:00am, Monday April 25, 2022, at Garden of Memories Cemetery.
BONVILLE, DENNIS V, 87 of Tampa passed away April 20, 2022. He is survived by the love of his life, Flora Children, Grandchildren and friends. The family will receive at the funeral home, 1602 W Waters Ave, 3:00-5:00pm, Saturday, April 30, 2022, with military honors provided by the US Marines.
DALFINO, John Mark, 58, of Land O'Lakes, Fl went home to be with the Lord on May 4, 2022. He is survived by his wife Kristine; mother, Katherine Dalfino; brother, Daniel Dalfino (Tonya); children, Jarryd (Bethany), Amanda, Adam, Joseph (Jamie); grandchildren, Elia, Cora, Mason and Maddix. John is predeceased by his father Gaetano Dalfino who passed away February 2021. All are welcome to attend the Memorial Service on May 14, 2022, 2:00 pm at Central Bible Chapel Missions, 12024 Gunn Highway, Odessa, FL 33556. Fellowship of family and friends will follow immediately in the Church dining hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to onebreathatatime.net or One Breath at a Time, P.O. Box 4619, Tampa, FL 33677. John was loved by many and will be missed by all.
QUINONES MENDEZ, Leonor, 83, of Seffner passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. She is survived by her siblings, Hilda Quinones Mendez, Carmen Quinones Mendez, Jose Quinones Mendez, Emerita Quinones, Gladys Quinones Mendez and many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation for family and friends will be from 6:00-8:00 PM, Friday, May 13, 2022, at the funeral home, 1602 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL
CHALKER, John David, 29, of Tampa, passed away May 31, 2022. He is survived by son: John David Chalker Jr; his brothers, Dylan Beers (Victoria), Matthew Stefanel (Heather), Joe Carrion (Jamie); sisters Angel Chalker (Otis), Felecia Wallace (Brian); he is also survived by many nieces and nephews. John is predeceased by his parents, Hugh Chalker and Louise Cicala. Services will be from 6:00-8:00pm Monday, June 6, 2022, at the funeral home, 1602 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL
KELLEY, Barbara Jean, 75 of Tampa, FL passed away, June 10, 2022, at home with her family by her side. Barbara Jean was born in Omer, Michigan to William and Jean Boyer. She is survived by her sons, Michael David Blata and Shane Savka Blata; daughter, Melissa Jean "Missy" Blata; 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 1 on the way. She is also survived by her sister and Barbara Jean's lifelong friend Jake. At her wishes she was cremated, and a Celebration of Life will be announced at a later time.
MARRA, Ralph Joseph, 65, of Tampa, FL went home to meet his Lord and Saviour June 14, 2022. Ralph is survived by his wife Mary Frances; daughter, Cynthia Millsap, son, Joseph Marra and wife Meghan, daughter Elizabeth Sevigny and husband Nathan R Sevigny; grandsons, Brenner Sevigny, Shane Sevigny and Corbin Millsap. A Celebration of Life will take place at 1:00 pm, Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Northwest Tampa Church, 5131 Gunn Highway, Tampa, FL
RODRIGUEZ, Luis Aristidez, 43, of Tampa passed away June 12, 2022. He is survived by his children, Luis Rodriguez, Julissa Rodriguez, Angel Rodriguez, and Aristidez Rodriguez; father, Luis Rodriguez and (Maury) and His life partner Ashley. A celebration of life will be 6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday, June 29th at the funeral home 1602 W Waters Ave. Tampa, FL