Margaret ‘Peggy’ Steen

Margaret Steen

STEEN, Margaret M. (Peggy). On April 16, 2014, the Blessed Mother took Peggy Steen to join the Lord. A bedside ceremony was held at her passing. Peggy fought hard, and her body greatly failed her, but in the end she was not in pain and displayed grace. She was born 9/16/25 in Albany, NY to Margaret Rigaud Moran and Frank Moran. She married Leonard … [Read more...]

Elsie Jean Biddinger

Elsie Jean Biddinger

Elsie Jean Biddinger, 82, of The Villages passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014. Mrs. Biddinger had lived in the area for 14 years, moving here from Baltimore, Maryland. Elsie was passionate about her gardening. She also loved square dancing with the Orange Blossom Squares and Ron Libby’s group in Ocklawaha. She leaves to cherish her memory her … [Read more...]

Thomas Ripley Buran

Early on April 20 Thomas Ripley Buran of The Villages and Auburn Hills, Michigan, passed away at hospice in The Villages. He was born on August 6, 2014 in Roseau, Minnesota. Tom was predeceased by his parents Florence and Paul Buran, and sisters Bessie Fugleberg and Donna Wondra. He lived an active life; hunting, fishing, ice hockey and baseball. … [Read more...]

Dorothy Reynolds Sonneville

DOROTHY REYNOLDS SONNEVILLE, 92, of The Villages, FL, and formerly of White Plains, NY passed away peacefully at home after a long illness on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Dorothy was a devoted wife and mother; she worked as a secretary for Moran Towing, GMAC, and alongside her husband at their business Whiffen Electric Company. Dorothy is predeceased … [Read more...]

James (Jim) M. Farrar

James Farrar

James (Jim) M. Farrar, 82, went to be with the Lord on April 19, 2014. Born in Baltimore, MD he moved to West Virginia upon retirement and then to The Villages, FL in 1998. He was the owner of Farrar Network. Jim attended Rock of Ages Church in Wildwood, FL. He loved all kinds of music, loved to play golf and cards. His greatest joy was when he was … [Read more...]

Dorothea (Dottie) May Dickson

Dorothea Dickson

Dorothea (Dottie) May Dickson, 82, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014. She was born May 6, 1931 in Somerset, Pennsylvania to Alva and Henrietta (Levine) Carter. Dottie, formerly of Jacksonville, resided in The Villages 18 years. She was one of the original founding members of Fairway Christian Church, participating in the Women's … [Read more...]

Tanya Alexia Gulati

Tanya Alexia Gulati

Tanya Alexia Gulati, born in Milwaukee, WI on Father's Day of 1972, Tanya went to the Lord on the night before Easter Sunday. Born an adventurer, she traveled to Europe, Asia, many countries of the Middle East and the USA; sometimes even alone. She enjoyed the history and the culture of the countries she traveled to. She loved her family, her home, … [Read more...]

Violet “V.J.” Fuder-Wagner

Violet Fuder-Wagner

Silver Lake Village Jean was one of the first Canadian snowbirds to call Orange Blossom Gardens home. An avid golfer and competitive league bowler, she enjoyed 92 years of robust health. She applied her talents to needlework, ceramics, painting and gardening. According to her wishes, she passed away at home, following a brief illness. She is … [Read more...]

Charles Ripley Jenkins

Charles Ripley Jenkins

Former Summerfield resident 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 … [Read more...]

David Maxwell

David Maxwell

David Maxwell, 84, of The Villages passed away Friday, April 18, 2014. He moved to this area in the late 90’s from Independence, MO. David was very active in music and played in The Villages Concert and Swing Bands. Music was the center of David’s life; he began playing the saxophone at age 7. He was an amazing man, wonderful husband, father and … [Read more...]

Serene W. “Spike” Parrish

Serene W. “Spike” Parrish, 94, Lady Lake, FL passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was born in Pentwater, Michigan and moved to Lady Lake in 2011 from Maryland. He was a member of the Chapel of Christian Faith in The Villages and loved theatre, especially community theatre. He was preceded in death by his son Donald A. Parrish in 2012. … [Read more...]

Rachel Neubert Alster

Rachel Neubert Alster, 80, passed away on April 17, 2014. She was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on November 9, 1933. Rachel participated in one of the noblest professions which was motherhood and successfully raised three children. She moved to The Villages from Sevier County, Tennessee in 1994. Rachel was of the protestant faith and was a member … [Read more...]

Leonard “Bob” Richard, Jr.

Leonard Richard, Jr.

SUMMERFIELD – Leonard (Bob) R. Richard, Jr., 69, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 17, 2014. Born in Princeton, WV he is the son of Leonard R. and Hazel V. (Underwood) Richard. Bob was a procurement executive for Norfolk Southern Corp. retiring after 33 years of service. Bob attended the First Assembly of God, Ocala, FL. He enjoyed listening … [Read more...]

Eleanor G. Barrick

Eleanor G. Barrick, 90, Oxford, FL passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She was born in Buffalo, NY and moved to Lady Lake in 1987 from Hendersonville, NC. Eleanor initially lived in Blue Parrot Park, then lived in Water Oak, and last summer moved to Steeplechase in Oxford. She was a member of Community United Methodist Church in Fruitland … [Read more...]

Alfred Joseph ‘Joe’ Loda Jr.

Alfred Joseph "Joe" Loda Jr. passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in The Villages, FL. Joe was born August 2, 1939 in Washington, DC to the late Anne and Alfred Loda of Bethesda, Maryland. He graduated from St. John's College High School in Washington, DC and attended Notre Dame University. He served in the Navy and was owner/operator of a DC area … [Read more...]