We, at Swilley Funeral Home, wish all of our nations veterans, past and present, a Thank You for your service.
FEAGLE, Wilbur L, Jr, also known as Junior, passed away, June 27, 2020. Junior is a native of Tampa born and raised and retired from GTE after many years. He is survived by his wife Connie Feagle; granddaughter, Gabriella; brother, Richard P. Feagle; sisters, Barbara A Grable and Mary E. Cuteri; step-son, Richie Robb; 3 step-grandchildren. Junior was a veteran of the US Airforce. No services are scheduled at this time.
MARTIN, Robert L. 65, of Tampa passed away July 13, 2020. He was born in Pittsburg, PA and was a United States Army veteran. He is survived by his loving wife, Lorena Kim Martin; 8 children; 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren.
BOSCH, Olimpia Rosa, age 87, passed away on July 18, 2020 in Tampa, FL. She is survived by her daughter, Carol Margaret Bird (Andrew); grandsons, Nathaniel Bird (Katie), Isaac Bird and Jonah Bird; great grandson, Benedict "Benny" Bird, as well as many cherished siblings, nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Augustinus "Roy" Bosch. Olimpia was born Peru, moving to Tampa in 1972. She graduated from the School of the Hospital de Policia in Lima and also completed classes in obstetrics at the Universidad de San Marcos. She worked as a head nurse in Cerro de Pasco, as a nurse at Centro Español Hospital in Tampa, as a visiting nurse, and as a phlebotomist at Tampa Pathology Laboratory. She was an incredible woman and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Her family and friends will always remember her as a selfless and dedicated matriarch to her family. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, July 25th at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 3012 W. Cherry Street, Tampa. Interment will take place at the St. Augustine Catholic Parish Columbarium, Signal Mountain, Tennessee.
VAUGHN, Shirley Jean, 63, of Tampa passed away, July 13, 2020. Shirley leaves behind her loving husband Donald; daughters, Jeannie Rivera and Shirley Ruiz; 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter Mabel Velasquez.
HALL, Mary Kathleen, 83, of Tampa passed away, July 15, 2020. She was born in Albany, NY and was a pharmacy technician. She is survived by her son, Richard Hamilton Hall and wife Victoria; daughter, Kathleen R Capitano and husband Joseph; grandchildren, Danielle Webb husband Jeff, Ryan Hall and Nicole Capitano; great grandchildren, Jordan Webb and Jackson Webb. She is preceded in death by her husband Hamilton S. Hall Jr. Mary Kathleen was very much and animal lover especially becoming a surrogate mother to her beloved squirrels over the years. Interment was in Cold Spring Cemetery next to her beloved husband. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
GIBSON, Gregory Azro, "Greg" 61, of Plant City, FL passed away, July 16, 2020. He is survived by his wife Marina and other loving family members. Greg was born in Clearwater, FL November 30, 1958 and was a local truck driver by trade.
WACHTER, William Guy, 54, of Tampa passed away, July 30, 2020. He was born in Cincinnati, OH in April of 1966. Billie was a meticulous landscaper. He is survived by his mother Margie Coffey; 1 son, TJ; 3 sisters, Karen Fletcher and husband Thomas, Melissa Moore and husband Jim; Donna Wachter; 6 nieces and nephews and 3 great nieces and nephews. Billie will be missed by all who knew and loved him. No services are scheduled at this time.
STEINHOFF, Golie Mae, 68, of Tampa, passed away, July 30, 2020. She is survived by her sisters, Shirley M. Collins and Amanda Rigney both of Tampa and many other loving family members. Graveside service will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Limona Cemetery.
HORNER, Ida Doris, 99, of Tampa went home to be with the Lord, July 31, 2020. She is survived by her brother, Ray Umlauf; grandson, Donald "Skip" Crowder; daughter-in-law, Rhonella Crowder. Doris was predeceased by her husband George Horner and son Donald Baxley. Doris was one of the original WWII Rosie the Riveter and was a gentle sweet spirit who will be greatly missed. Funeral services will be 12:00 noon, Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the funeral home, 1602 W Waters Ave, Tampa. Private interment will take place at Florida National Cemetery, in Bushnell, FL.
SMITH, Ronda Lee, 63, of Lutz, FL, passed away, Sunday, June 28, 2020. Ronda fought two brave battles with cancer. She was predeceased by her infant son, David Allan, and her loving parents, Paul and Marian Faris. Ronda is survived by her husband Dean of 35 years; sons, Ryan and wife Jenn and Sean Smith; sister, Margo Faris Griggs and husband Grady. She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Ronda had a gift of thoughtfulness and of always putting others before herself. She was a very kind and loving mother and wife ---her husband and sons were her life. To quote her sons, "a more pure heart the world will never know." Ronda graduated from King High School in 1974 and then worked for Busch Gardens Tampa for 38 years right out of high school before retiring in January 2020. Her coworkers were some of her best friends. Her short retirement was highlighted by being able to get together wither her many KHS classmates & Busch Gardens folks for lunch outings and get togethers. Ronda will be greatly missed by anyone that had the priviledge of meeting her. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date when travel is less restrictive. An announcement will be made at that time.
PITTS, Larry Hulon, 81, of Tampa, passed away August 18, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Jane; children, Robin Guillion, Emily Glassen husband Earle, Ronnie Manning wife Penny, Barry Pitts wife Carol, Joel Pitts, Grace Mills husband David, Daniel Pitts wife Gwen, Hope Dionne and Judy Biggs; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Richard Pitts; sister Judy Armstrong as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Graveside services will be 1:30 pm Monday August 24, 2020 at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Brandon, FL.
DINNING, Wilbur Newell, 95, of Tampa, FL passed away August 23, 2020. He is survived by his daughters, Joyce Miller husband Ricky, and Marilyn Garcia; daughter-in-law, Lori Dinning; grandchildren, Melanie Loukes husband Jay, Ian Bowyer wife Sarah, Allison Menendez husband James, Matthew Dinning wife Hannah and Victoria Dinning; great grandchildren, Liam Bowyer, Faith Bowyer and Gideon Bowyer. Services for the immediate family will be at the funeral. Interment will be at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 4207 E Lake Ave, 12:00 noon Saturday, August 29.
HARLEY, Nancy Fripp, born July 30.1939 in St. Petersburg, FL passed away August 27, 2020. She is survived by her daughter Jane Sultenfuss and husband Paul and granddaughter Sydney Lee Sultenfuss; son, Mike Harley and wife Karen and their children, Garret and Mackenzie. Nancy was educated in local schools graduating from Plant High School. She attended Florida State University where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She was a former member of the Junior League of Tampa and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. In memory of Nancy, those who wish may make contributions to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 9600 Koger Blvd, N. St. Petersburg, FL 33702
PETERS, Emily Eileen, 67, of Clearwater, FL, passed away September 1, 2020. She is survived by her husband Oren; her daughter; son; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren an sister. Emily and her husband Oren were the former owners and operators of Springs Florist in Tampa for many years. Graveside service will be 10:00am Tuesday, September 8,2020 at Orange Hill Cemetery, Tampa, FL.
REDMAN, Dolores T, 90, of Temple Terrace, FL, passed away September 2, 2020. She is survived by hers, Steven (Cindy), William (Kathy), Larri (Cheryl); daughters, Elizabeth and Dawn Redman; 114 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Janice Gwaltney ( Bernie); brother-in-law, Gerald A. Redman (Joan). Dolores was predeceased by her husband, Claude B. Redman; sons, Claude C and David. Funeral services will be at Christ Fellowship, 11am, Friday, September 11, 2020. Interment will be 1pm at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.
MOCTEZUMA TRUJILLO, Mercedes, (Mercy) age 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 6, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, George Trujillo, Sr. She is survived by her 3 children, George Trujillo Jr, Cindy and Bill Sanders and Richard and Karen Trujillo; 4 grandchildren Christina Fontana (Joe), William Sanders (Nia), Emily Stickle (Jon) and Hailey Trujillo; 4 great grandchildren, Mila Mason, and Monroe Fontana and Billy Sanders; her sister, Charlotte Hermann and her brother, Francisco Dumont. She will be remembered by her family and friends as a warm-hearted woman who loved the Lord, adored her family, and was always serving and sewing for others. The angels in heaven were rejoicing and cheering her name as she approached the throne to hear God announce to a crowd of thousands, "Well done my good and faithful servant." She is home. Just to the side, her loving husband was smiling saying, "He put your mansion right next to mine." Due to Covid-19 regulations, the family will gather for a private celebration of life on Thursday, September 10, at Swilley Funeral Home, 1602 W Waters Ave, Tampa. Interment will take place at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens, 2323 W Brandon Blvd. Brandon FL.