KRETZMER, Frank V. 83, of Hudson, FL, passed away Feb. 19, 2014. Born May 7, 1930 in Passaic, NJ, he was the son of the late Francis J. Kretzmer and Victoria Ciancia. Frank served for four years in the U.S. Air Force before moving to Florida to attend the University of Tampa. Frank was a retired school teacher who taught English at Van Buren Junior High School in Tampa. His favorite hobbies were golf and fishing. Frank was predeceased by his wife of 35 years, Donna Kelley Kretzmer. He is survived by two sisters, Marilyn Hein and Carol Kretzmer of New Jersey; his daughter, Mary La Starza, her husband Mark La Starza; and his three grandchildren, Brian, Catherine, and Laura La Starza, of Ormond Beach. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Michael The Archangel in Hudson on March 15 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Mar. 12, 2014