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Plant City Observer Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 7 months ago

Obituaries 3.1.18

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Obituaries 3.1.18

Jovita Tavarez

Jovita Tavarez, 95, of Valrico, born in Manati, Puerto Rico, entered into eternal rest on Feb. 21. 

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

 

Christine Marie Grovenstein

Christine Marie Grovenstein, 73, of Lithia, born on March 12, 1944 in Jacksonville, entered into eternal rest on Feb. 19. 

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

 

Carolyn Estelle Bousquet

Carolyn Estelle Bousquet, 63, passed away on Feb. 4, 2018. 

Online condolences can be left for the family at haught.care.

 

Jimmie Lee Yarbrough

Jimmie Lee Yarbrough, 77, of Plant City, born on Nov. 27, 1940 in Tampa, entered into eternal rest on Feb. 18. Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

 

Sandra Lawton Sorensen

Sandra Lawton Sorensen peacefully passed away Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 surrounded by family in Plant City, FL. 

Born Jan. 28, 1936 in New Haven, CT, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Agnes Wilson (Cave) Lawton. 

Sandy will be remembered for her positive, generous spirit, bringing laughter and joy wherever she went. 'Sam' enjoyed working with people, notably at the Senior Center and as a teacher's aide, both in Cheshire CT. 

Always a loving and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother, 'Grammy Sammy' was preceded in death by her husband Howard Sorensen in 1997. 

She is survived by a loving family that includes her two daughters: Cindy Woodward (Dave) of Milan, NH, Patti Campbell (Chris) of Plant City, FL, her sister Patricia Mizak of Brooklyn, CT, five grandchildren: Erin O'Neill (Mike), Seth Woodward (Ciji) Mike Campbell (Emily), Ryan Campbell and Justin Campbell; and four great-grandchildren: Brynn, Chase, Cameron, and Caeleb; numerous nieces and nephews as well as many wonderful friends. 

Celebrations of her life will take place in both Plant City and Connecticut. 

Online condolences can be made at www.whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com.

 

Arthur E. Rawlins

Arthur E. Rawlins, 79, of Lithia, born in Pinecrest, entered into eternal

rest on Feb. 21. Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

 

Larry Wayne Campbell

Larry Wayne Campbell, age 71, of Plant City passed away on Feb. 20, 2018. 

A graveside service was Feb. 26, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery.

 

Robert Lee Clark, Sr.

Robert Lee Clark, Sr., 55, passed away on Feb. 17, 2018. 

The family will be having private services. 

Online condolences can be left for the family at haught.care.

 

John Brendan Shultz

John Brendan Shultz, 78 of Plant City passed away Feb. 23, 2018. 

Online condolences may be left for the family at haught.care.

 

Dr. Erika Matulich

Dr. Erika Matulich, 54, of Plant City, born on Sept. 14, 1963 in Sacramento, California, entered into eternal rest on Feb. 22. 

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

 

Mattie Lou Pearson Stevens

Mattie Lou Pearson Stevens, 85, passed away Jan. 31, 2018, at Southeast Georgia Medical Center in Brunswick, Georgia. 

Mattie was formerly of Brandon & Plant City, FL, but lived in Brunswick since 2001 and resided at the Senior Care Center of Brunswick for the past two-and-a-half years. Mattie enjoyed sewing and handwork and she loved just being with her family. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, William M. Stevens, IV.  

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Bill Shoffstall of Townsend, GA, son and daughter-in-law, William M. Stevens, V, and Karen of Seattle, WA; and son, Jeffrey D. Stevens of McMinnville, TN;  sisters, Joan Amerson of Townsend, GA, and Mary Nell Hemby of Montrose, CO; her beloved, Henry Spaulding of Brunswick, GA.;  seven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews. 

A memorial service was held Feb. 24, 2018, at Crescent Baptist Church, 1794 Susie Baker Road, Townsend, GA 31331. Burial was in Dorchester Cemetery in Midway, GA. Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. 

Online condolences can be made at www.carteroglethorpe.com. 

 

B. Daniel ‘Dan’ Lariscy

B. Daniel "Dan" Lariscy, 71, of Plant City, born on June 3, 1946 in Tampa, entered into eternal rest on Feb. 25. 

Expressions of condolence at www.HopewellFuneral.com.

 

Warren F. Kirby

Warren F. Kirby, 84, passed away on Feb. 18, 2018. 

There will be a graveside service at Florida National Cemetery on March 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. 

Online condolences can be left for the family at haught.care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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