Charles Ripley Jenkins, 85, passed from this life Sunday, April 13, 2014. Born in Fayetteville, Arkansas he was the son of the late Raymond L. and Leila (White) Jenkins. Charles was a foreign service officer for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He retired after 32 years of service. Charles was a World War II veteran serving in the U. S. Coast Guard.
The Villages- Donald Robert Johnson, 78, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Mr. Johnson was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and moved to The Villages from North Carolina in 1997. Donald proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
Lucille L. Parr, 86, Leesburg, FL, formerly of Wildwood, FL, passed away on her birthday at Leesburg Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Parr was born on April 13, 1928 in Kent, Ohio to her parents Theodore and Margaret Taylor. She was a former administrator for the State of Ohio for the Department of Probation and Parole.
Katherine “Kitty” R. Buckley, age 87, of The Villages Passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 in The Villages. She was born in Melrose, Massachusetts and moved to The Villages in 1992 from Reading, Massachusetts. Mrs. Buckley was a retired Bookkeeper InsuTab Plastic Company and a member of St. Timothy Catholic Church, Lady Lake, FL.
Anne E. Hansen, at the age of 80, The Villages, FL passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 9, 2014. Born in New York, New York, she was the daughter of John & Anne Horrigan. Anne and Robert were married in 1985 and retired to The Villages in 1995 from New Jersey.
Arnold Edwin Siedelmann, 85, Lady Lake, FL. passed from this life Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Born in Exira, IA, he resided in retirement in Lady Lake, FL with his wife Florence. Arnold and Florence were long time members of the First United Methodist Church in Ames, IA.
Clarabelle E. Moore, passed away April 9, 2014 peacefully in her home in the Country Club of Sebring, Fl, after an extended illness with dementia and Parkinson’s disease. She was born in Russellville, IN Aug. 16, 1927.
Mr. James “Jim” Christopher Traskal, age 51, of The Villages passed away Friday April 4, 2014. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and came to The Villages 22 years ago from Rochester, MI. Mr. Traskal was a Registered Nurse and a member of St. Timothy Catholic Church.
Samuel Gulizia, 78, Lady Lake, FL died on Tuesday, April 2, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and was a sheet metal worker for the transit authority. He was a US Army veteran having served during the Korean conflict.
Muriel Elsie “Misty” Caccamise, 84, The Villages, FL. went to be with the Lord on April 3, 2014 under the loving care of her family and staff of Cornerstone Hospice. Mrs. Caccamise was born on May 18, 1929 in Buffalo, New York to her parents Henry and Mae Augusta Kohler.
Jack Stevens O’Dell, 88, of Wildwood passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Mr. O’Dell was born in Oxford on September 21, 1925 to Will Milton and Margaret (Stevens) O’Dell. He has lived here his entire life other than when he served in the U.S. Army during WWII with the Medic Corp.
Robert Gibson Keim, Ph.D, 77, born May 13, 1936 to Herbert Elford and Mary Katherine , nee Fairbanks, Keim, both deceased, in Cleveland, Ohio He graduated from Westlake, Ohio public school in 1954 where he won varsity letters in Football, Basketball and Baseball.
FRANK MATERIA, 83, of Lady Lake, FL, passed into Heaven March 30, 2014 after a long, courageous battle with scleroderma. A native New Yorker, he and his beloved wife of 55 years, Josephine, moved to The Villages in 1995.
Edward L. Beisher, 92, The Villages, FL passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014 in The Villages. Mr. Beisher was born in Brooklyn, NY and came to The Villages 20 years ago from Long Island, NY. Mr. Beisher was a retired Meat Manager for Bohack Supermarkets and taught at BOCES where he taught Auto Mechanics in a vocational setting.
Patricia E. Boyd, 76, Wildwood, Florida passed away on March 28, 2014 at Arbor Village Nursing Center in Wildwood, FL. Ms. Boyd was born on August 4, 1937 in Pennsylvania to her parents David and Leah Boyd. She was a former Flight Attendant in the Airline Industry.
James C. “Jim“ or "JC" Smith, 70, of Summerfield, FL passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014. He was born on June 28, 1943 in Plaistow, NH to the late James E. Smith and Evelyn (Parson) Smith. JC was a harness horse driver who enjoyed the thrill of racing with over 500 wins, which led to his induction into the Scarborough Downs Hall of Fame.
Claire Smith Reilly, 83, of The Villages, FL passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014. Mrs. Reilly was born November 9, 1930 in Somerset, MA to Manuel and Julia (Ryan) Roderick. She was a Registered Nurse who graduated from Union Hospital School of Nursing and later earned a Bachelor's degree in Health Administration from Roger Williams University.
James Stanley Mikol, of The Villages, Florida, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours Saturday, March 15, 2014. Jim lived a life full of laughter and love starting in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada on June 11, 1938. Leaving home as a teenager to chase his dreams to become a professional hockey player, Jim played for many minor league teams before making it to the NHL and playing for The New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs.