Ruth A. Meech Martin

Ruth A. Meech Martin

Ruth A. Meech Martin, 94, Leesburg, FL went to be with the Lord on December 4, 2014 in Tavares, Florida. Ruth was born on March 11, 1920 in Haddon Heights, New Jersey to her parents Warren and Anne Hill. She had worked as an Administrative Assistant for the City of Miami Beach. She had moved to Leesburg from Miami 32 years ago, was of the … [Read more...]

Lena Beatrice LaFlam

Lena Beatrice (Bateman) LaFlam, 89, of Lady Lake, formerly of Okahumpka,FL went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 3rd, 2014. Born in The Hollow, Virginia on Sept 14, 1925 to Roy Lee and Ruth (Harold) Bateman, she met and married her husband of 65 years, Philip LaFlam in Kansas City, Missouri, and after a 6 month courtship … [Read more...]

Anne G. Gaughan

Anne G. Gaughan

Anne G. Gaughan, age 86, passed away at the Cornerstone Hospice House in The Villages on Monday, December 1, 2014. Anne was born on May 6, 1928, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Edward and Annie (Hand) Cavanaugh. She attended Boston Public Schools and after graduating high school married James J. Gaughan (USCG, Retired) on May 7, 1949. Anne lived in … [Read more...]

Philip Michael O’Connell

Philip Michael O’Connell, 69, The Villages, FL, entered into rest on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Philip moved to The Villages from New York where he had worked for ConEdison for 37 years as a Senior Customer Service Representative. He was a member of the Computer, Diabetes, Alhambra and Con Edison Clubs. Mr. O’Connell is survived by his loving wife … [Read more...]

Arthur Joseph Nolet

Arthur Joseph Nolet

Arthur Joseph Nolet, 80, of Lady Lake, FL, passed from this life Sunday, November 30, 2014. Born in Lawrence, MA he was the son of the late Arthur and Aurora (Plourde) Nolet. He was a design engineer in the air conditioning/HVAC industry and was employed by URS Greiner Clyde Woodward Co., of Tampa FL. Arthur was an Army veteran of the Korean War. … [Read more...]

William H. Gardiner

William H. Gardiner, of Lady Lake, FL, passed from this earth the morning of November 20, 2014. “Bill” was born June 25th, 1934 in Morenci, Michigan a small town a stone’s throw from the Ohio state line. Morenci played an important role in shaping Bill’s life, growing up he was the big brother to two sisters; Mary Ann (Lamb) and Jillyne (Belding), … [Read more...]

James A. Relyea

James A. Relyea

James A. Relyea, 74, of The Villages, FL, passed away Saturday November, 29. James is survived by his wife Susan, his two sons James and Richard, granddaughter Allison, step sons Bill and Ricky and step grandchildren Jackie and Gregory. Before moving to the Villages 15 years ago, Jim lived on eastern Long Island and worked as an iron worker as a … [Read more...]

Roger G. Moore

Roger G. Moore

Roger G. Moore, 77, of Lady Lake, Florida, died Saturday, November 29, 2014. He was born January 30, 1937 in Lansing, Michigan and moved to Lady Lake, FL in 1993 from Horseheads, NY. He was of the Catholic Faith. He was a retired Information Systems Director for Deck Co. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam War. He had a passion … [Read more...]

Byron L. Shafer

Byron L. Shafer

Byron L. Shafer, 77, formerly of Piqua, more recently of The Villages, Florida, died at 4:10 am Sunday November 30, 2014 at Villages Regional Hospital, Florida. He was born September 28, 1937 in Piqua to the late Clarence L. Shafer and Mary (Ganger) Curtis. He married Marlene A. Ely March 27, 1974 at the Union Baptist Church of Miami County; and … [Read more...]

Adrian John Ackerman

On November 29, 2014, SKC Adrian J Ackerman US Navy (Retired) reported for duty on board USS Heaven. Chief Ackerman was born in Saddle River, New Jersey on November 16, 1922 and grew up in Paterson, New Jersey. He was an avid baseball player, coach and fan. He joined the Navy at the outset of World War II and served until his retirement in 1963. … [Read more...]

Ursula Annamarie Emma Penix

Ursula Annamarie Emma Penix

Ursula (Annamarie Emma Steinbrich) Penix, The Villages, FL, was born in Liegnitz, Silesia, Germany to Gustav Adolph Frederich Steinbrich and his wife Sophie (Hess). She moved to Wiesbaden GE (her maternal home city) with her family after the Polish uprising in 1920-21 and was confirmed in the Deutsche Evangelishe Kirche. A diplomate of the German … [Read more...]

Daniel Gillespie

Daniel Gillespie

Daniel Joseph Gillespie, II, 86, of the Villages, FL, passed away peacefully November 20, 2014. Dan was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA on January 7, 1928 and graduated with a Business Degree from St. Joseph’s College. Dan served as a proud member of the Armed Forces, the US Army, as a communications specialist near the border of North Korea … [Read more...]

Tracy Grover

Tracy Grover

Tracy Grover, 55, of Fruitland Park, FL passed away Saturday, November 22, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. Her loss has left a tremendous hole, in the hearts, of the many that loved her.Tracy was born in Mullins, SC, and shortly after birth, her family relocated to Columbia, SC where she was raised. After graduating from Spring … [Read more...]

Andrew Donald Brain

Andrew Donald Brain

Andrew Donald Brain, 83, The Villages, FL, passed from this life Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Born in Duck Hollow, PA he was the son of the late Andrew and Marianne (Smith) Brain. Andrew was a marketing manager for Nabisco/Kraft Foods of West Virginia and New Jersey. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. Andrew came to The Villages … [Read more...]

Thomas Joseph Matthews

Thomas Joseph Matthews, 88 of Lady Lake went to be with the Lord on November 25, 2014. He was born March 26, 1926 in Philadelphia, PA. Tom came from a very large, loving Irish family. After High School as a young man he joined the Army Air Corps where he was honorably discharged in December of 1946. While serving his country during World War II he … [Read more...]