James L. Hereford

James L. Hereford, 53 of Spring Hill, Florida, embraced heaven December 7, 2017 after battling a long term illness. He was born December 22, 1963 in Akron, Ohio.

He was a US Army Specialist Bridge Crew Member of the 1st Armored Division, COE 3rd Engineer Bn FORSCOM FC, serving until 1987 with many awards and declarations.

He worked for the US Postal Service in Akron, Ohio then transferred to Port Richey, Florida until retirement.

He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed traveling. He cherished his family and we all will dearly miss him. He is survived by mother Sylvia, wife Mary, his son Kenneth of Indiana, daughter Cassandra and sons Joseph and John of Florida. He also had 5 grandchildren, 2 siblings Susan of Ohio and Lawrence of West Virginia. Preceded in death by his father Ray, grandparents and favorite Aunt Linda.

Visiting hours on December 16, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Funeral Service will be 7:00 PM.

Wendi Davenport

Wendi Davenport (Dearsman), age 43, passed away surrounded by loved ones, the morning of December 8th at her mother’s home in New Port Richey, Florida. Wendi was born March 18, 1974 in Toledo, Ohio to Daniel Calmes and Dollie Donnelly (Dearsman). Wendi moved to Port Richey, Florida at the age of 5 with her mother Dollie and dad Herbert. She was 1 of 5 siblings.

After graduating from the University of Florida (Go gators!) in 1996, Wendi relocated to Hermosa Beach, California. She worked for the AVP Volleyball tour as Vice President of Marketing and discovered a love for numbers. She began taking classes at UCLA to earn a degree in Accounting and started her own business called Working Numbers, Inc.

Wendi married Scott Davenport in Palos Verdes, California April 8, 2005 and has two children, Luke age 7, and Devin age 3. Lexi, the family Boston Terrier was always treated as one of the kids.

After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, Wendi refused to allow cancer to define who she was. She showed great strength and was a true inspiration to all around her. She lived life to the fullest and will be deeply missed. Rest in peace sweet warrior!

Wendi is survived by:
Husband Scott Davenport, Son Luke Davenport, Daughter Devin Davenport, Mother Dollie Dearsman,
Father Daniel Calmes, Brother Michael Dearsman, Brother Matthew Dearsman, Sister Kendra (Dearsman) Tezber, Sister Joeyn Dearsman; Three cousins raised as siblings, Rhonda (Donnelly) Leger, Bobbi Donnelly, Michael Donnelly; Nieces Brittanie Dearsman, Matalyn Dearsman, and Eve Davenport; Nephews Ridge Dearsman, Austin Dearsman, Coleson Davenport, and Beckham Tezber (also godson); Mother-in-law Mary Molitor, Father-in-law William Molitor, Brothers-in-law Larry Davenport, Kevin Davenport, and Ryan Tezber; Sisters-in-law AnnMarie Dearsman and Amber Davenport; 8 Aunts; 7 Uncles; 57 cousins

Predeceased by:
Dad Herb Dearsman; Grandfathers Ed Donnelly, John Calmes, Herb Dearsman; Grandmothers Iris Donnelly, Laurine Calmes, Dorothy Dearsman; Uncles Richard “Skip” Donnelly, Michael Calmes; Aunt Donna Mraz, Cousin Kristen Donnelly, and her beloved four-legged friend Jager

There will be a viewing service Sunday, December 10th 2-5. Funeral service will be Monday, December 11th at 200. A gravesite service will follow at Grace Memorial Gardens at 400.

Wendi dreamed of volunteering at St Jude’s Hospital. Anyone wishing to make a donation in her name is asked to make a donation to St Jude’s.

Paul D. Fraley

Paul D. Fraley, 50 of New Port Richey passed away unexpectedly November 9, 2017. He was born January 9, 1967 in Paintsville, KY. He grew up in Columbus Ohio graduating from Whitehall Yearling High School where he excelled as an athlete playing football and wrestling. In 1985 he joined the United States Marine Corp.  Paul was a proud Marine his entire life. In 1988 Paul married his high school sweetheart and love of his live Shelly Fraley.  In 1990 they made New Port Richey their home and began their beautiful journey.

In 1999 Paul earned his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Paul went on to enjoy a 20 year career in Law Enforcement. Working for the Department of Juvenile Justice, Department of Corrections and as a Probation Officer.

They became a family in 2000 with the birth of their son David Fraley who immediately became the center of Paul’s world. Paul was an incredibly devoted father whose greatest passion was his son and greatest joy was spending time with him.  Paul was so proud of David and all of his accomplishments including his success with sports. He coached David in soccer, football and basketball. Paul considered many of the players he coached and their families his family. Paul, David and Shelly always had a special connection with the West Coast Fl Magic Families!

Those who knew Paul recognized his great physical and mental strength as well as his loyalty, wit and who can forget his real/honest demeanor.

Paul was preceded in death by his father, David D. Fraley, Mother in Law Vickie S. Lash. Paul is survived by his wife Shelly Fraley; his son David Fraley; his mother Brenda Estep; sister Kimberly Bell; Brother Duane Fraley; Brother & Sister In-Law Mickey & Amy Quigley; Brother & Sister In-Law Robert & Vicky Suarez; nieces & nephews Brittany, Christian, Caden, Kimber, Anthony, Ryan, Kyle, Summer & Preston,

Visitation Monday, November 13 from 4:00pm to 7:30pm, service from 7:30pm to 8:00pm at Faupel Funeral Home, 7524 Ridge Rd., Port Richey. There will not be a graveside service as we honor Paul’s wish to be cremated. If you would like to send flowers you may contact Grand Design Florist granddesignflorst.com or Ibritz Flowers ibritzflowers.com


Phyllis Ann Cavaliere

Phyllis Ann Cavaliere ,68 of Hudson, Florida went to be with our Lord Jesus on November 2, 2017.   She was born Phyllis Ann Lacerra in New York on July 20, 1949. She was married and had 8 children which produced 14 grandchildren. She has two surviving siblings Joey and Nicky from a family of seven children Carmine, Roseann,  George and Joann.  Phyllis loved crafts with her favorites being crocheting, quilting and flower arranging.   She loved to play card games but her favorite pass time was bingo. 

Phyllis lived for and adored her grandchildren Robert, Eric, James, Katherine, Jadynn, Giovanna, Victor, Olivia, Ariahnna, Sophia, Gabriella, Jason, Mason and Izabella.  She has joined her son Anthony and granddaughter Sophia in paradise and is survived by her children Vivian and husband Robert, Antoinette and husband Jason, Lucinda Marie and husband Gabriel, Joseph and wife Tammy, Mario and fiancé Ana, Marialena ,Victoria and Russ and best friend Louise Narducci. Her life will be celebrated in a funeral mass on Monday, 

November 13, 2017 at 10:00am at St.James The Apostle Catholic Church, 8400 Monarch Drive, Port Richey, Florida 34668

Hanafee, Margaret

Margaret Hanafee, 95 of New Port Richey, FL passed October 21, 2017.  Margaret’s 95 years of life epitomized beauty, family and service.

Margaret was born in Columbus, Indiana.  She has one surviving sibling Betty; from a family of four other siblings, Harold, Lucy, Tom and Janie.  Her parents nicknamed her “Dolly” because of her petite size.

Marge had many joyful memories of her family and their life on the farm.  Although, from early on she jokingly  was clear that she did not want to marry a farmer and continue living on a farm.  She was a talented artist and enjoyed her studies at Columbus High School.  It was there where she received a partial scholarship to continue creating and studying art at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.

After her studies, she worked at Allison’s in Indianapolis. It was then Helen Head and her sister Lucy introduced Marge to her soon to be husband John.  He was finishing his Butler education and working in an accounting office.  Being a CPA would be his life’s career.  Marge married John Hanafee in 1944 and they lived in Indianapolis, Indiana after he served in the Navy during the War.  Soon they had a family of four children, Jack, Jim, Tom and Sherry.  Marge found time while raising their four children to continue art classes at the YWCA and with various local artists, such as Betty Boyle.  Margaret, a prolific artist created paintings depicting the beauty of nature and the Midwest rural lifestyle.  Marge also volunteered monthly with the St. Augustine Guild visiting patients in hospitals.  Margaret, herself, a cancer survivor knew how to comfort other women.  She continued visiting and educating women who had undergone breast cancer, when Margaret and her husband, moved to Florida.

In 1976, the retired couple John and Marge, also being avid golfers moved to New Port Richey.They relocated to a golf community.  In 1981, Margaret made a hole-in-one on Magnolia Valley Golf Club’s fourth hole.  She received a certificate from the Pasco Times and became a member of their Hole-In-One Club.

The couple were members of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 5340 High St., New Port Richey. Margaret volunteered weekly at the church’s food bank and helped at the St. Vincent de Paul store until she was 90 years young.

In her retirement, she also volunteered as the art librarian for the West Pasco Art Guild, for many years. In memory of Margaret Hanafee donations may be made at www.pascoarts.org.

Margaret enjoyed and loved her 11 grandchildren; Heather Hanafee, Erin Hanafee, Jennifer Schultheis, Scott Hanafee, Matt Hanafee, Melissa Whitcomb, Allison Sitzman, Carla Hanafee, Paula Mills, Mary Hanafee, J. Kenzie Hanafee and her 11 great grandchildren; Megan, Braden, Jameson, Jacob, Peyton, Will, Vann, Lilly, Lizzy, Riley, Ellie.

Joseph D. Santana

Joseph D. Santana age 90, of Largo, Florida formally of Detroit, Michigan passed away peacefully on Sunday September 24, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents Celso and Lucia Banuelos and his granddaughter Mary Elizabeth Harris in 1979. Joseph is survived by Loretta, his beloved bride of 67 years whom he loved immensely and 5 children: Charlotte (Kenneth), Dody (Diane), Debra (Donald), Joseph M. (Cathy), and Susan (Randy).  In addition, he dearly loved 11 grandchildren 11 great grandchildren.

Joseph led a life rich in blessings with family and friends. Joseph served his country as a proud Marine during WW II, he had a successful career beginning as a truck driver, a profession he found very satisfying, and ending as an elected official with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 299, where he served as a trustee.  Joseph and Loretta then enjoyed 26 wonderful years of retirement at Down Yonder in Largo, Florida where they were touched by many friends.  Joseph will be dearly missed and never forgotten.

A memorial mass will be held Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Catherine of Siena 1955 S. Belcher Rd, Largo FL.

A second memorial celebration of his life will be held in Detroit, Michigan at a later date his final resting place will be in St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights, Michigan.