72.1 F
The Villages
Sunday, December 10, 2023

Joseph Robert Dube

ee6db5f4-98d4-4d1d-b84d-2ffe2fd7485aTHE VILLAGES – Joseph Robert Dubé, 94, entered into eternal life Monday, July 1, 2013. He was born in Ascushnet, MA and served his country in the U. S. Army during World War II. He was in marketing for Gulf Oil Co. for several years and came to The Villages from Apple Valley, CA in 1992. He was of the Roman Catholic faith and was a member of St. Timothy Catholic Community. He was a member of the Wood Burner Club, The Villages, and life member of the Handyman Club of America and the Disabled American Veterans. Joseph also enjoyed playing golf. He was predeceased by his late wife, Sylvia Parness-Dube in 2010. He leaves a step-daughter, Susan BeVille and husband David of Ocala, a sister, Polly Morris of Elizabeth, CO, and nephews Roger Dube of MA and Ronnie Dube of TX. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services 1511 Buenos Aires Blvd., The Villages, FL at 12 Noon. The family will receive relatives and friends at a Gathering to be held prior to the service starting at 11 a.m. Burial will be held at a later date in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. For on-line sentiments visit www.hiers-baxley.com. Arrangements by the Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, The Villages, FL.

Stop harassing smokers who live by the rules

A Village of McClure resident says he goes to the squares and enjoys smoking a cigar. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Terrance Wilson’s process led me straight to Joe Biden

A a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Virginia Trace resident says he followed a decision-making process recommended by a fellow Villager, and it took him straight to Joe Biden.

Trees should not have to be sacrificed for Walmart

A Village of Chatham resident contends that beautiful trees should not be killed for the sake of another Walmart. Read her Letter to the Editor.

Are they even considering the traffic that new development will bring?

A Village of Sanibel resident, in a Letter to the Editor, wonders if the officials who approve apartment complexes and housing developments ever stop and consider the traffic they will bring.

Walmart can follow lead of 7-Eleven and ‘accidentally’ kill trees

A Mangrove Villas resident has a suggestion for Walmart, which is hoping to win approval for the removal of historic trees on a property where a new store is to be constructed.