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  • "Dear Chickie and Family You are in our thoughts and..."
    - Tony & Arlene Curto
  • "Chickie, Patty and Judy, We are so sorry to hear of Jake's..."
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    - Pete Caporale
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    - Mary Brophy-Lee
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    - Janelle Irons
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BROPHY, John 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 7, 2013. He was born in Bronx, NY. He was a Navy WWII veteran and retired as a Lieutenant from the Mt. Pleasant, NY police department in 1971. He served as Police Chief of Safety Harbor, FL, from 1974 to 75. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Anna Mae; daughters, Patricia Young (Roger), Judy Brophy Leonhardt (Craig); grandsons, Jason Vogel (Linda), James Young; great-grandchildren, Devin & Nico Vogel, Ayden & Bryce Young; sister, Michelle Connetta; & brother, Phil Ryan. A gathering will be held at Curlew Hills Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, July 20th from 10-11 am with a service beginning at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Suncoast Hospice. Visit

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on July 14, 2013