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Storm over, Schiavo to remarry
St Petersburg Times ^ | January 21, 2006 | KELLEY BENHAM

Posted on 01/21/2006 2:03:21 PM PST by amdgmary

They might have done this years ago, but he already had a wife.

Michael Schiavo and Jodi Centonze applied for a marriage license in Pinellas County on Friday. She listed her last marriage as ending in divorce on March 29, 1989. He listed his as ending in death on March 31, 2005.

Their relationship has long been a curious sidenote in the national right-to-die case of Michael's first wife, Terri Schiavo, who was in a persistent vegetative state for 15 years.

Michael Schiavo, 42, has called Jodi Centonze his fiancee for at least six years, relatives said. They live together and have two young children. For years Jodi has been the other woman, the target of death threats and scorn. Michael always had Terri, and his famous legal fight to let her go.

That ended in March, when Terri's feeding tube was removed against the wishes of her parents, many in the religious community and the Florida legislature.

Michael Schiavo and Jodi Centonze have had a relatively quiet life since Terri's death.

Family members confirmed Friday the Pinellas County marriage license, but would not reveal details of the upcoming wedding, saying they hoped to keep media attention to a minimum.

"I know it's going to be big news when it happens," said Jodi's brother John Centonze. "I've even had the (National) Enquirer contact me offering me money to give them pictures if they got married. Five grand just for a picture of my sister and they didn't care how old it was."

He said he hopes the wedding will be a step toward normalcy.

Michael Schiavo's brother Brian was more coy. "What wedding?" he said. "I have to call them and find out why I haven't been invited."

John Centonze said the wedding will take place sometime before his sister's 41st birthday on Valentine's Day. He said he hasn't rented a tuxedo yet because "it's too early."

Jodi Centonze was in Michael Schiavo's life before the lawsuits and the cameras.

The two met in a dentist's office and began a relationship about 11 years ago. Terri was already in a nursing home. She had collapsed in 1990, likely from a potassium imbalance.

Then came the split between Michael and his in-laws, followed by eight years of litigation. Michael said he had given up on Terri's chances of recovering and had promised not to keep her alive by artificial means. Bob and Mary Schindler accused their son-in-law of trying to kill their daughter so he could keep money from a malpractice settlement.

The case reached the Florida Legislature, the U.S. Supreme Court, Congress, the White House, the Vatican and the national conscience. Protesters outside Terri's hospice in Pinellas Park held signs that said, "Michael don't plan the wedding yet, we still have hope!" and "Arrest Mike for bigamy."

Friends and relatives say Michael Schiavo told them then that Terri was his first love and the only woman he called his wife.

The marriage license is valid for 60 days.


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1 posted on 01/21/2006 2:03:22 PM PST by amdgmary
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To: amdgmary

Sounds like they deserve each other.


2 posted on 01/21/2006 2:06:29 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: 8mmMauser; TheSpottedOwl; floriduh voter; T'wit; Halls; Ohioan from Florida; cyn; tutstar; ...

Ping. Michael Schiavo and his concubine applied for a marriage license.


3 posted on 01/21/2006 2:07:46 PM PST by amdgmary (Please visit www.terrisfight.org)
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To: amdgmary
Will Judge Greer be presiding?
4 posted on 01/21/2006 2:09:03 PM PST by mtbopfuyn (Legality does not dictate morality... Lavin)
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To: All

Michael celebrates his upcoming marriage to Jodi

5 posted on 01/21/2006 2:13:10 PM PST by amdgmary (Please visit www.terrisfight.org)
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To: amdgmary

Revolting.


6 posted on 01/21/2006 2:13:38 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat ((I am SO glad to no longer be associated with the party of Dependence on Government!))
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To: amdgmary
And to think this marriage only cost Terri her life!
7 posted on 01/21/2006 2:13:43 PM PST by SouthernFreebird
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To: amdgmary

"Terri was already in a nursing home. She had collapsed in 1990, likely from a potassium imbalance."

There the media goes again, saying something that just ins't true!!!!!!!!!

As fas ar Jodi and Michael, we all knew it was a matter of time before this happens. Big deal, they will end in divorce soon enough!


8 posted on 01/21/2006 2:14:00 PM PST by Halls (Dallas County, Texas, but my heart is in East Texas!)
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To: Halls
Terri was already in a nursing home. She had collapsed in 1990, likely from a potassium imbalance.

The medical examiner admitted that Terri didn't collapse from a postassium imbalance, but the St. Pete Slimes continues to report the lies they reported for many years.

9 posted on 01/21/2006 2:17:33 PM PST by amdgmary (Please visit www.terrisfight.org)
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To: amdgmary
Let's see how long it takes for him to park this one in the "veggie aisle"
10 posted on 01/21/2006 2:26:43 PM PST by xcamel (Exposing clandestine operations is treason. 13 knots make a noose.)
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To: amdgmary
She had collapsed in 1990, likely from a potassium imbalance.

Not likely! Not likely a young woman in her twenties would be so damaged by a potassium imbalance, yet strong enough in her forties (after fifteen years of immobility yet) to endure 13 days of total starvation.
And if Michael Schiavo really thought a potassium imbalance did that to her, he'd have made sure she got another potassium imbalance to finish the job, long ago.
"Per her wishes," *wink*
Some people may need potassium level adjustments in this case, but it never was Terri Schindler.

11 posted on 01/21/2006 2:27:14 PM PST by Graymatter
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To: amdgmary

He should've done this 10 years ago, instead of remaining married to Terri in name only, and ultimately getting a chance to kill her.


12 posted on 01/21/2006 2:27:49 PM PST by sassbox
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To: amdgmary

Wow . . . the Centonze slut will finally be made an "honest" woman!

Wonder if she can sleep with one eye open.


13 posted on 01/21/2006 2:28:18 PM PST by Xenalyte (Can you count, suckas? I say the future is ours . . . if you can count.)
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To: amdgmary

I think I'll send them a dozen roses for their upcoming nups, waht do you think?? Oh, and the color? BLACK!!!!!!!!!!


14 posted on 01/21/2006 2:37:38 PM PST by Halls (Dallas County, Texas, but my heart is in East Texas!)
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To: amdgmary

May his new wife... make him as happy as he made his former wife.....


15 posted on 01/21/2006 2:48:35 PM PST by LaineyDee (Don't mess with Texas wimmen!)
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To: amdgmary; floriduh voter; Ohioan from Florida

We should start organizations to save Jodi's life now. If we start early this time, maybe we will have a chance. Even though I don't particularly like her


16 posted on 01/21/2006 2:51:17 PM PST by nickcarraway (I'm Only Alive, Because a Judge Hasn't Ruled I Should Die...)
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To: amdgmary

That paper deliberately spreads false statements. How pathetic.


17 posted on 01/21/2006 3:07:10 PM PST by Dante3
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To: amdgmary

Hmmm. "Til death do us part"?


18 posted on 01/21/2006 3:21:36 PM PST by Hegemony Cricket (Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof - usually by midmorning, or so.)
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To: amdgmary
Perhaps I will send Jodi a case of potassium pills for a wedding present, just so she doesn't get low and out of balance. That's a death sentence in the Schiavo clan, she'd best keep some extra K handy for, umm... "health insurance."

Come to think of it, Jodi's in the insurance business, isn't she? Wonder what her viatical tables predict HER life expectancy to be, what with her "risk factors"?

The St. Pete Slimes knows damn well the autopsy discredited the potassium imbalance as the cause of Terri's collapse. This is far beyond sloppiness or lazy reporting, it is willful deceit. America's "free press" on parade... free to lie. The Slimes were eager accomplices to Michael, they are putrid propagandists, with blood on their hands.

Mikey and Jodi should probably give them an exclusive to the wedding, since they might not be having one without the tireless efforts of the St. Pete Times to shape public opinion to the desired outcome.

19 posted on 01/21/2006 4:39:39 PM PST by TheSarce (The Silent Majority is finding its voice. It goes to ELEVEN!)
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To: TheSarce
"Perhaps I will send Jodi a case of potassium pills for a wedding present, just so she doesn't get low and out of balance."

LOL!!!

20 posted on 01/21/2006 4:45:10 PM PST by amdgmary (Please visit www.terrisfight.org)
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To: TheSarce
From the Sanity Ranch Blog

The Centonze family

This is soooo cozy. Must be quite the time around the table at gatherings...

--John Centonze is one of Michael Schiavo's best friends.

--Jodi Centonze is John Centonze's sister.

--John Centonze's wife Gloria "was one of Terri's caregivers" in 1990, according to page 59 of the April 4, 2005 issue of People magazine.

--Jodi Centonze once also helped care for Terri, to the point of washing Terri's linens.

--Jodi Centonze has borne Michael Schiavo two (or more) children.

If those stark facts don't send chills down your spine, you're made of sterner stuff than I am...

The Centonze Family

21 posted on 01/21/2006 4:50:41 PM PST by amdgmary
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To: sassbox
"He should've done this 10 years ago, instead of remaining married to Terri in name only, and ultimately getting a chance to kill her."

He sure should have....I about gagged each time he said that he loved Teri and was just trying to do the best thing for her...If he loved her he wouldnt have been living with another woman or in the least, if he loved her he would have divorced her and signed his rights over to her parents for her care....pathetic
I help care for a woman in Teri condition and luckily she never married before she collapsed. This woman's parents visit several times a week and decorate her room for each holiday. She has been in this state for 10 years and no one speaks of removing her feeding tube.
22 posted on 01/21/2006 5:09:43 PM PST by ccwoman
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To: amdgmary
Michael Schiavo, 42, has called Jodi Centonze his fiancee for at least six years, relatives said. They live together and have two young children.

Is that what you call such people now? They used to have other names for that.

23 posted on 01/21/2006 5:49:40 PM PST by madprof98
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To: amdgmary
Pinged from Terri January Dailies

8mm

24 posted on 01/21/2006 5:58:07 PM PST by 8mmMauser (Jezu, ufam Tobie!..Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: amdgmary
Yeah, the "storm's over" for Teddy Kennedy and Chappaquiddick too, isn't it.

I wonder if they'll keep that "till death do us part" line in the marriage vows. I suppose they could edit it to fit the facts. How about this? "...till court-ordered death by torture gets the wife out of the way."

25 posted on 01/21/2006 6:00:34 PM PST by T'wit (Brokeback Mountain: the sin that dare not yippee-kai-yay-kai-yea its name.)
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To: amdgmary

Any pics of the blushing bride?


26 posted on 01/21/2006 6:02:02 PM PST by 8mmMauser (Jezu, ufam Tobie!..Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: nickcarraway
>> We should start organizations to save Jodi's life now.

We already have one. "Save the Whales."

27 posted on 01/21/2006 6:03:40 PM PST by T'wit (Brokeback Mountain: the sin that dare not yippee-kai-yay-kai-yea its name.)
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To: amdgmary

Would it be too old-school to send the newlyweds a lifetime supply of insulin, needles and potassium citrate?


28 posted on 01/21/2006 6:05:53 PM PST by bvw
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>> Any pics of the blushing bride?

If you were a woman so desperate for marriage that she'd take Michael Schiavo, would you want a photographer around?

29 posted on 01/21/2006 6:06:17 PM PST by T'wit (Brokeback Mountain: the sin that dare not yippee-kai-yay-kai-yea its name.)
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To: Halls
Big deal, they will end in divorce soon enough!

If she lives that long!

30 posted on 01/21/2006 6:15:50 PM PST by AnimalLover ( ((Are there special rules and regulations for the big guys?)))
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To: amdgmary

It's probably a "shotgun" wedding in an odd sort of way. It isn't that her daddy is holding a shotgun. It's that he has to marry her or else she could testify against him.


31 posted on 01/21/2006 6:23:59 PM PST by T'wit (People who strip naked and do something bizarre, as a group, in front of cameras, are liberals.)
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To: amdgmary

Thanks for the ping. So, they're finally going to do it. I wonder where the bride has registered for gifts? Who's going to marry them, and if it turns out to be a Catholic priest, I will personally write the Vatican and complain.

Oh, and I especially like what the St. Pete Times have to say about how Terri died. What chutzpah : (


32 posted on 01/21/2006 6:27:09 PM PST by TheSpottedOwl ("The Less You Have...The More They'll Take"- bf)
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To: T'wit; 8mmMauser
If you were a woman so desperate for marriage that she'd take Michael Schiavo, would you want a photographer around?

Ahhh, but that's where you could be wrong. She could be a very attractive looking woman. On the outside at least. As for why she hooked up with him, it could have been out of greed, or very low self esteem. Super models have been know to actually have low self esteem. I am very curious to see what the bride looks like.

Lol, I remember the comments about Charles and Camila's wedding.

33 posted on 01/21/2006 6:37:52 PM PST by TheSpottedOwl ("The Less You Have...The More They'll Take"- bf)
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To: Xenalyte
Wonder if she can sleep with one eye open.

Second best plan for her .....keep some damning evidence against Michael in a safe deposit box.

34 posted on 01/21/2006 6:42:31 PM PST by syriacus (Independent counsel system has "been corrupted and no longer serves its intended purpose" Leahy,1998)
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To: amdgmary

How lovely! Excuse me while I go puke. Any time Michael's name is mentioned, well let's just say my stomach turns all sour on me.


35 posted on 01/21/2006 6:47:35 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: nickcarraway

You're a better Christian than I am right now. Praying for them is one thing. That's about all I can handle.


36 posted on 01/21/2006 6:49:04 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: ccwoman
I about gagged each time he said that he loved Teri and was just trying to do the best thing for her.

Same here. He's a sleazebag.

37 posted on 01/21/2006 6:51:35 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: 8mmMauser
Any pics of the blushing bride?

Old picture of Jodi Centonze

38 posted on 01/21/2006 6:55:42 PM PST by syriacus (Independent counsel system has "been corrupted and no longer serves its intended purpose" Leahy,1998)
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To: amdgmary
Pravda West writes that the happy couple have been leading a quiet life.

Really?

Not one word about the fact that Schaivo has formed a PAC and is dipping his cruddy toes into politics.

The Slimes didn't mention this this little tidbit.....three guesses why not.

Leni

39 posted on 01/21/2006 6:55:58 PM PST by MinuteGal (Ahoy there! - "FReeps Ahoy 4" will embark for the Caribbean. The cruise thread is up and running!)
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To: syriacus

Is it just me, or does she slightly resemble Terri when she was a brunette? Michael probably likes brunettes, which is why he came unglued that Terri wanted to stay a blonde.


40 posted on 01/21/2006 7:00:14 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: amdgmary

If I werre Jodi, I would be a bit worried marrying this guy. She might wind up like Terri. Though after the publicity, maybe Michael wouldn't want a repeat, on the other hand, he figures, since he got away with one murder, he can get away with another one. At the very least Jodi shouldn't allow him to take out life insurance on her.


41 posted on 01/21/2006 7:37:03 PM PST by FairOpinion
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To: AnimalLover

Ouch, ya never know. One of this days we might hear she has been beaten to death by the hands of Schiavo and I won't be surprised!


42 posted on 01/21/2006 8:13:53 PM PST by Halls (Dallas County, Texas, but my heart is in East Texas!)
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To: Ohioan from Florida

Well, that makes me a bad Christian as well cause I should be praying for Schiavo and Jodi, but everytime I think of them I get all nauseous and want to go puke myself!


43 posted on 01/21/2006 8:15:41 PM PST by Halls (Dallas County, Texas, but my heart is in East Texas!)
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To: Halls

I won't hold it against you. I can't always do it myself.


44 posted on 01/21/2006 8:23:08 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: mtbopfuyn; amdgmary

I wouldn't be surprised if Bishop Lynch performed it himself in his most spectacular church around!


45 posted on 01/21/2006 8:25:55 PM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: Halls
"I think I'll send them a dozen roses for their upcoming nups, waht do you think??"

Send dehydrated roses.
46 posted on 01/21/2006 10:02:54 PM PST by Wampus SC
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To: TheSpottedOwl

I was being sarcastic. It isn't her looks I'd worry about, it's her thinking. She has to be a little brain-damaged to marry a man who cheated on his wife and then tortured her to death. Has she never heard that what he does for you, he'll do to you?


47 posted on 01/22/2006 12:16:31 AM PST by T'wit (People who strip naked and do something bizarre, as a group, in front of cameras, are liberals.)
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To: amdgmary
Michael Schiavo, 42, has called Jodi Centonze his fiancee for at least six years, relatives said.

But when did their relationship begin?

John Centonze's wife Gloria "was one of Terri's caregivers" in 1990, according to page 59 of the April 4, 2005 issue of People magazine.

Is that just a coincidence? Did he know her at the time of Terri's collapse? How many women did he date in the interim? Has Jodi been in the picture from the start? Did she divorce her husband for Michael back in 1989? When Michael dated other women, was he cheating on Jodi as well as Terri?

48 posted on 01/22/2006 1:05:32 AM PST by BykrBayb (Impeach Judge Greer - In memory of Terri <strike>Schiavo</strike> Schindler - www.terrisfight.org)
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To: Ohioan from Florida

I noticed that too. When I saw you had commented on it, I went back compared her photo to a few I have of Terri from over the years. Now I think she bears a striking resemblance to Terri.


49 posted on 01/22/2006 2:04:29 AM PST by BykrBayb (Impeach Judge Greer - In memory of Terri <strike>Schiavo</strike> Schindler - www.terrisfight.org)
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To: Wampus SC

Dead roses for any occasion

Whatever the occasion, your sentiments will be clearly expressed with Dead Roses. This expression of your thoughts will make a lasting impression. We will deliver your own personal message with your roses... The ideal way to let them know how you really feel.

Imagine the look on their face when they open the Priority Mail box to find a dozen Dead Roses!

50 posted on 01/22/2006 2:30:08 AM PST by BykrBayb (Impeach Judge Greer - In memory of Terri <strike>Schiavo</strike> Schindler - www.terrisfight.org)
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