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3 091 us Eli AV 6 7 16 ad: 1 CIA 051 51 6B Tuesday, January 22, 2008 St. Petersburg Times a Remembering) tampabay.com/obits to search our obituaries database Epilogue Jack Sandler He studied human actions that he never understood HUNT, Richard Paul "Dick" 66, of Tampa, passed away on Jan. 19, 2008, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was the son of Donald R. Hunt and Kittie Ruth Hunt.

Loving husband of Mary Beth; father of Andrew (deceased), Russell (Lauri), and Jeffrey Hunt (Jenn); stepfather of James and Tyler Trice (Cheri), and Elizabeth Trice Love (Da vid); grandfather of Drew and Max Hunt, Caroline and David Love, Olivia, Lily and Henry Frost-all of whom loved him dearly. He is also survived by his brother, Robert (Carolyn). Mr. Hunt was born in Albion, MI, on April 24, 1941. He graduated from At bion College in 1963 and attended Wayne State University Grad uate School and Valparaiso School of Law.

He was the founder and chairman of Kendrick Pierce Co, an investment banking firm headquartered in Tampa. He was often referred to as one of the fathers of commercial banking in Florida, having been re sponsible for advising in the organization of over 120 banks and thrifts. During his career, he was known for his leadership, in tegrity and judgment. These qualities were the cornerstone of his success. Mr.

Hunt was active in the community throughout his life. In the past, he served on the Vestry of St. Mary's Epis copal Church, where he taught Sunday School. He was also in volved in the Easter Seal Guild for many years. More recently he served on the Board of Governors of the Centre Club.

He was an active member of St. John's Episcopal Church and the Tampa Yacht and Country Club. He was an avid tennis player and trav eler. Most of all, he was a devoted husband, father and grandfa ther. Throughout his life he was passionately optimistic and compassionate, and inspired others to be the same.

He leaves a legacy of love and devotion to his wife, his family, friends and everyone that had the good fortune to know him. Through chat lenges and in the best of times, he enjoyed life. In lieu of flow ers, contributions may be sent to the Lung Cancer Alliance, 1747 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20006. A memorial service will be held at St.

John's Episcopal Church, 906 S. Orleans Ave. on January 24, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. Blount Curry Funeral Home, MacDill Avenue Chapel in charge of ar rangements. View Guest Book at www.tampabay.com/obits JENNINGS, Charlotte G.

80, passed Jan. 13, 2008. Survived by husband, William H. Memorial Service Jan. 24, 2 pm, at University Village Retirement Center, Tampa.

www.floridamortuary.net JENSEN, Nancy Ellen 62, died Jan. 19, 2008, at Brandon Hospital. She is survived by two sons; and other family members. Neptune Society 727-789-6911 Since its debut in 2000, The Genocide Factor, narrated by actor Jon Voight, has been shown several times on PBS and the History Channel. As an academic, Dr.

Sandler dressed conservatively in the 1960s and 1970s and preached a do-it-yourself brand of mental health. "He was a strong believer in identifying problems," said former USF colleague Mark Goldman, "and shaping your environment in a way to alleviate problems." He had a mild-mannered style that attracted students, Goldman said. PAGE, Austin W. "Buddy" 69, of Thonotosassa, died Jan. 18.

Survived by sons, James, of Thonotosassa Brian, of Tampa; mother, Eugenia; brothers, Robert and Clinton, of Pittsburgh. Affinity Cremation WILSON, Gordon J. 67 of Tampa, passed away Jan. 11, 2008. He is survived by his loving wife and family.

Macdonald Funeral Home Tampa, ZILLES, Jeffery "Mack" 62, of Brandon, passed away Jan. 19, 2008. He is survived by his loving wife, Janet; daughter, Jessica; sister, Ju dy; and brothers, Mark and Michael. Affinity Cremation 86, died Jan. 19.

Donations: Bowdoinham Second Baptist Church, P.O. Box 87, Bowdoinham, ME 04008; Alzheimer's 163 Lancaster Ste. 160B, Portland, ME 04101. BLOSSER, Caroline 90, of New Port Richey, died Jan. 19.

Survived by sons, Wilbert Ronald; daughters, Beatrice Elaine; siblings; grand and great-grand children. Dobies -Congress St. CROCKER, Lillis I. 68, of Port Richey, died Jan. 20.

She is survived by 2 sons; 4 daughters; 3 sisters; and 1 brother. Faupel Funeral Home 0 BY ANDREW MEACHAM Times Staff Writer Jack Sandler spent most of his career delving into a side of humanity his family never saw in him. Death camps. Killing fields. Ethnic cleansing.

Somalia. Rwanda. A behavioral psychologist who taught for 38 years at the University of South Florida, Dr. Sandler wrote about humans' capacity to annihilate one another. He coauthored an award-winning, fourpart documentary featuring more than 80 scholars and survivors in a history of mass brutality.

OBITUARIES CITRUS DANISON, Barbara R. The Service of Remembrance for Mrs. Barbara R. Danison age 82, of Inverness will be held Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL, with Pastor Wes Barteck officiating.

Born in Matawan, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Samuel E. Dorothy (Hobrough) Reed. She died Jan. 18, 2008, in Inverness. She was a member of Grace Bible Fellowship.

She was predeceased by her husband, George D. Danison Jr. (March 1, 2006); a daughter, Sally Joan Danison. Surviving are 1 son, George D. Danison III, Wilmington, OH; a daughter, Cindy Sweeney, Pensacola; 1 brother, Alan Reed, Colts Neck, NJ; 3 grandsons, David (Robin) Sweeney, Brian (Cara) Sweeney and Scott Sweeney; 3 great -grandchildren.

Inverness Chapel Hooper Funeral Homes Crematory View Guest Book at www.tampabay.com/obits HERNANDO CARTER, Rosalie B. "Rose" 65, died on Jan. 17. Memorial Service will be held on Jan. 24 at 5:30 pm at Anchor Baptist Church, 77 Lucas Brooksville.

Brewer FOELSTER, Richard J. 80, of Spring Hill, died Jan. 16. Survived by wife, Cheryl; loving family. Funeral Service Wednesday, Jan.

23, 10 am at Michels Lundquist Funeral FURRIER, Margaret E. 86, of Spring Hill died 21, 2008. Survivors include her husband: William; son: Louis; 5 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. Merritt Funeral Home Spring Hill GARCIA, Ray Jones 64, of Spring Hill, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008.

He is survived by 1 sister. Arrangements made by: Grace Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home Hudson, FL JOLIN, Clara 91, of Dade City, FL, died on Monday, Jan. 21,2008 at the Heron Pointe Rehab Center in Brooksville. Survived by her loving family. KUPRANOWICZ, Jeffrey L.

59, of Brooksville, died Jan 19, 2008. Survivors include his wife, Meredith; sons, Jeffrey Jason; 1 grandson, Jonas PERRY, Edward L. died on Jan. 17, 2008. Survivors are his son, Edward; brothers, Thomas, Ronald, Cecil; sister, Mary; and 3 grandchildren.

Brewer HILLSBOROUGH1 HERNANDEZ, Gabriela Grissette died Jan. 17. Survived by mother, Aricelis. Visitation will be at 12 pm at Nativity Catholic Church, Jan. 22, Funeral Mass at 1 pm.

Serenity Meadows Funeral Home But as chairman of the Northwest Hillsborough County Progressives, Dr. Sandler was about as mild-mannered as Che Guevara. He wrote scathing letters to the Times about Abu Ghraib and the FCAT. When Sami Al-Arian was acquitted on eight of his terrorism charges, Dr. Sandler opined: "After months of trying to live down the Terri Schiavo tragedy that turned into a travesty, followed by the actions of a hom*ophobic Hillsborough County Commission, we can, with the outcome of the trial of Sami Al-Arian and his co-defen- HERZOG, Henrietta 99, of Port Richey, passed away Sunday, Jan.

20, 2008. Survived by 2 daughters, Rita Felter Carolyn James; 1 grandson, John Murchio; 2 great- grandsons; 1 greatgreat-granddaughter. Rhodes Funeral Directors Clearwater 727-446-3055 KIRCH, Marie 87, of Bayonet Point, died Jan. 19. She is a member of St.

Michael's Catholic Church. Survived by daughter, Laurie; sister Katherine. Visit: www.prevattfuneralhome.com LONG, Audrey "Irene" 86, of New Port Richey, died Jan. 19. Survived by husband, Raymond; children, Chuck, Nacogdoches, TX, Betsy Sleeman, New Port Richey.

Dobies Funeral Home, Congress St MARKIEWICZ, Ruby 0. 92, of New Port Richey, died Jan. 20. Survived by husband, Lawrence, loving family. Visitation Wednesday, Jan.

23, 12-1 pm, chapel service 1 pm. Michels Lundquist 727-845-1957 QUARTARARO, Anna 68, of Port Richey, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008. She is survived by 1 sister. Arrangements made by: Grace Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, Hudson REVAY, Joseph 98, of New Port Richey, died Jan.

18, 2008 at Marliere Care Center. Funeral Home New Port WHITE, Florence C. 79, of Holiday, passed away Jan. 20, 2008. Survived by sister, Sondra Green; 3 nie ces, Melody Desantis, Bonnie Walter, Tina Moeller.

Curlew Hills Funeral Home dants, once again claim that we are not completely in the thrall of an extremist majority." His son Jeff remembers Dr. Sandler as a regular guy who loved football, the Marx brothers and practical jokes. Once, some New Yorkers moved next door. They bought an orange tree right away and had it moved to the yard. The next morning, there was a bright navel orange pinned in the branches.

"They thought maybe it grew there overnight," said Jeff Sandler, 50. In 2001, Dr. Sandler was diagnosed with leukemia. The author of Extend Your Lifespan, he lasted RHOADS, Michael James 24, a native of Hudson, died Jan. 17, 2008, at his rest dence.

A monitor technician at Morton Plant North Bay Hospi tal, New Port Richey. Survived by his mother, Peggy L. Clark; father, Charles R. Murrell; stepfather, Dave A. Clark brother, Dave A.

Clark sister, Alicia E. Clark; maternal grandmother, Nancy Rhoads; and numerous aunts uncles. Memorial Service 10 am, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008 at: Dobies Funeral Home 9944 Hudson Ave. 727-868-4441 View Guest Book at www.tampabay.com/obits YOUNG, Susan 52, of New Port Richey, died Jan.

19. Survived by husband of 17 years, John Nickell. She was a nurse with 25 years of service. Dobies Funeral Home-Congress St. NORTH PINELLAS ANDRELCHIK, Stanley 86, died Jan.

18, 2008, at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor. Prior to this, he was cared for at Countryside Healthcare in Palm Harbor. He was born in Throop, PA, and lived in Elmont, NY, for more than 50 years. He was a pa rishioner of Saint Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church. As a WWII veteran, he served in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in the South Pacific on Okinawa and on Bora Bora.

He served in the 148th Army Airways Communication System Squadron. He worked as a radio operator for Capital Airways. In 1980, after 32 years, he retired from the FAA Agency, as an air traffic controller supervisor for the New York Center, Kennedy Airport. He moved to Palm Harbor in 2005 and has been a member of Saint Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church. His survivors include his wife of more than 60 years, Clotilda; and his daughter, Paula.

All other family members and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service to be held at Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor. The Mass is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 11 am, at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church. Please send contributions to Hospice of Florida Suncoast.

Curlew Hills Funeral Home 727-789-2000 www.curlewhills.com View Guest Book at www.tampabay.com/obits COBLE, Myra 86, of Clearwater, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, at home. Born in Badin, NC, she moved here in 1987, from Albemarle, NC. She was a member at Calvary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband "Doc" Coble, and a son, Dewey Coble.

She is survived by her daughter, Anne Wilson, Palm Harbor; two grandsons, Richard Wilson, Littleton, CO, Douglas Wilson, Palm Harbor; and five great Moss Feaster Funeral Home Belcher Road Chapel View Guest Book at www condolances See the obitnary section at tampabay.com/obits another seven years, dying Saturday at age 78. "He told me that the older he got, the more he found human behavior to be mysterious," said Jeff Sandler, a lawyer. "He wondered how horrible things happened and how people did horrible things, and why people who engage in abnormal behavior could somehow find it rational to do so. "Even to the end, it was a mystery to him." Andrew Meacham can be reached at or (813) 661-2431. DERRY, William "Bill" 83, of Largo, passed away Jan.

18. Born in Keyser, WV, and was a WWII Army Air Corp. veteran. He attended GW University; was General Manager of Transportation Federal Credit Union from 1961-1980; and served as president of the National DC Credit Union Leagues. He resided in Berwyn Heights Ocean City, MD, before retiring to the Clearwater area.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Patricia Dougherty Derry; six children, Michael (Rebecca), J. Timothy Sheila Cavender, Ka thryn Stoehr, John (Ellen), and Mary-ellen; seven grandchil dren, Justin Jones, Theresa Cavender-Bish, Jennifer Derry, Bradley (Leslie) Stoehr, Christopher (Melanie) Derry, Molly Stoehr, and Stephanie Derry; five great-grandchildren, Caitlyn Bish, Joshua Alison Jones, Drake Trea Peto; one sister Kight; two sisters-in-law, Jo Derry, and Jane (Richard) Knowlson; 15 nieces and nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace Bess Derry; in-laws, J. Leo Ursula Dougherty; three sisters, Virginia Derry, Elloine (Robert) Finnell, Emily (Raymond) Baughman; his brother, Wallace Derry; and brother-in-law, Glenn Kight. Friends may call Wednesday, Jan.

23 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the funeral home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Jan. 24 at 11 am at Light of Christ Catholic Church, Belcher and NE Coachman Roads, followed by burial at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park. The family requests donations to the charity of your choice, in lieu of flowers. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home 2853 Sunset Point Rd Clearwater, FL View Guest Book at www.tampabay.com/obits GLOS, Emma Treichel 100, of Clearwater, died in the Lord, Jan.

20, 2008. Survived by daughter-in-law, Janice; 3 granddaughters, Kathy, Nancy, Caroline; 6 great-grands. National GREIM, Paul Herman Jack Sandler Born: July 4, 1929. Died: 19, 2008. Survivors: wife, Bobbie; sons, Jeffrey (Deborah), (Marjorie) and Alan (Susan), seven grandchildren; and sit two nieces.

lido Service: Held Monday at Beth Israel Cemetery in Tampa. Instead of flowers, 19M the family requests any gifts, go to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center or LifePath Hospice of Hillsborough County. KAUFMAN, Rose Ann 45 51, of Clearwater, died Jan. 18, 2008, at Morton Plant Hospital.

Survived by 1 daughter, Katina Peduzzi; and 2 sons, A John and Mark Kaufman. Global KITCHEN-ASHLEY, Katrina L. "Trina" 33, of Clearwater, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008. Visitation will he held on Thursday, from 6-8 pm, and Funeral Service Friday at 11 am at St.

John Missionary Baptist Church. Zion Hill Mortuary www.zionhillmortuary.com View Guest Book at www.tampabay.com/obits NICOLAI, Susanne J. 63, of Largo, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, surrounded by her family at home. Susanne retired from Suncoast Hospital as a Unit A Secretary.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 44 years, Nick; and 4 daughters, Tamara Fabrizio, Victorville, CA, Celeste Colaiocco, Milan, Italy, Danielle Canton, Tampa, Rebecca Hite, Tarpon Springs; and 8 grandchildren. Visitation will be Saturday, 10 Jan. 26 from with a Funeral Service follow ing. Memorial donations may. be made in her name to the -8 Leukemia Lymphoma Society, 813-963-6461.

Moss Feaster Funeral Home 13401 Indian Rocks Road View Guest Book at www.tampabay.com/obits STEVENS, Marie 99, died Jan. 20. A visitation will be held Wednesday at 5 pm. Graveside Service Thursday, Royal Palms Cemetery 11 am. Moss Feaster Palm Harbor 727-562-2090 WEIMAR, Laura V.

91, of Largo, died Jan. 21, 2008. Survived by sons, James and Charles; 12 GC, 8 GGC, 4 GGGC. Service Thursday, 10 am at Reese 91, a former appliance repairman, handy man and: home builder who was a member of Christ the KingLutheran Church in Largo since moving to Florida in 2005, died Jan. 19 at home.

Paul Greim was born inat Champion, NE, but was raised in the Fort Wayne area of Indiana, where he was an acolyte at All Souls Lutheran Church. He graduated from Hoagland High School. Paul worked for Western Auto before he opened his own appliance parts and repair shop. The Greim home on Mechanic Street was known as: the "114 Club" in tribute to the good food and hospitality offered there. After fifteen years of marriage, but before his son's see ond birthday, he sold his business, bought a travel trailer, and took his family and his skills on the road.

He often spoke fondly of this adventure, calling it their "gypsy He later moved his family to Phoenix where he continued to service appliances, and where he also invested in real estate, buying land near Prescott. Eventually he was building and selling homes in Prescott Valley, assisted by his son. Returning to Phoenix in his retirement, he joined Christ Lutheran Church and became his wife's faithful caregiver. Paul's beloved wife, Sally (Naomi) Greim, died in 1998 after 58 years of marriage. Also preceding him in death were his twin sister, Pauline Yancey; sisters, Margaret Messmanand Ruth Brockmeyer; brothers, Albert Greim and Alfred Greim.

Paul is survived by his son, Gary Greim and daughter-in-law, Patty of Largo. He has 3 granddaughters, Katherin (wife of W. Scott) Mitchell of Tacoma, WA, Amelia Greim of Seattle, WA and Rachel Greim of Anchorage, AK. The memorial service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 11220 Oakhurst Road, Largo, FL 33774.

Arrangements are being held by the Moss Feaster Funeral Home 13401 Indian Rocks Road Largo, FL 727-562-2080 View Guest Book at www.tampabay.com/obits.

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