Sunday, November 15, 2020
74.1 F
The Villages

Joann Marie Mathias

Joann Marie Mathias, age 81, died on October 10, 2020 in Summerfield, Florida.

Joann is survived by her husband, George Krafcik, originally from Southington, CT, now residing in Summerfield, FL; her son, Scott Reinhard of New Tripoli, PA; her daughter, Lisa Reinhard of Temple, PA; and her daughter, Jodi (Reinhard) Kelly of Brookhaven, PA; grandchildren, Ashley Reinhard, Kyle Reinhard, Kristen Dieffenbacher, Mitchell Dieffenbacher, Ryan Taylor, Mackenzie Taylor, Evan Taylor, and Macie Kelly; and her sister, Linda (Mathias) Siuta.

Joann was born on July 6, 1939 in Broadway, VA, to parents Lester Mathias and Frances (Hulvey) Mathias. She graduated from Schwenksville High School in 1957. She lived for many years and raised her family in Media, PA. Joann worked as a dental assistant to Dr. Alan Soffer of Rose Tree Dental Associates. Upon retirement she moved to Summerfield, Florida.

Throughout her life Joann loved to travel, square dance, bake, play cards, paint, and do crafts of all kinds. She enjoyed making homemade cards for holidays and birthdays. These, as well as the quilts she made, are treasured by her grandchildren. Joann loved the outdoors, and was especially fond of the Blue Ridge Mountains of her home state of Virginia. Joann was fun loving, full of life, and will be remembered fondly by her family for her sense of humor.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org or Hospice of Marion County at www.hospiceofmarion.com would be greatly appreciated.

More Headlines

Recently paroled Michigan sex offender moves into The Villages

A Michigan sex offender who was released from prison earlier this year has moved into The Villages.

Florida tops 10,000 new COVID-19 cases for biggest spike in four months

More than 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported across the state Sunday – the biggest single-day increase in a little under four months.

Photos

Red-Shouldered Hawk On A Bird Bath In The Village Of Hillsborough

This red-shouldered hawk was resting on a bird bath in the Village of Hillsborough. Thanks to David Guerra for sharing!

White Peacock Butterfly At Fenney Nature Trail

This white peacock butterfly was spotted at Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

View Of Lake Sumter From Lighthouse Point Bar And Grille

Check out this view of Lake Sumter from the Lighthouse Point Bar and Grille. Thanks to Pam Blake for sharing!

Letters to the Editor

Did President Trump lie about COVID-19?

A Village of Virginia Trace resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says she is disappointed the President Trump’s promises about COVID-19 haven’t come to fruition.

Business

Groome Transportation resuming Shuttle Service between The Villages community and Orlando International Airport

Groome Transportation is resuming its airport shuttle service between The Villages and Orlando International Airport.

Crime

Recently paroled Michigan sex offender moves into The Villages

A Michigan sex offender who was released from prison earlier this year has moved into The Villages.

Opinions

Pfizer vaccine 90 percent effective in early data

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that It looks like we may soon have safe and effective vaccines that can help the world control this COVID-19 pandemic.

Top Stories

Golf cart drivers’ Bad Parking caught on camera in The Villages

The Parking Patrol has been busy documenting cases of Bad Parking here in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown. They have found a few golf cart drivers who may have been feeling “entitled.”

Recently paroled Michigan sex offender moves into The Villages

A Michigan sex offender who was released from prison earlier this year has moved into The Villages.

Florida tops 10,000 new COVID-19 cases for biggest spike in four months

More than 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported across the state Sunday – the biggest single-day increase in a little under four months.

Letters to the Editor

Did President Trump lie about COVID-19?

A Village of Virginia Trace resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says she is disappointed the President Trump’s promises about COVID-19 haven’t come to fruition.

Watch out for roofer who advertises in The Villages Daily Sun

A Village of Virginia Trace resident has a warning about a roofing company which advertises in The Villages Daily Sun. Read his Letter to the Editor.

A celebration of pickleball in The Villages

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Caroline resident celebrates pickleball in The Villages.

Crime

Recently paroled Michigan sex offender moves into The Villages

A Michigan sex offender who was released from prison earlier this year has moved into The Villages.

Hallucinating Summerfield man jailed after tale of gal pal shooting up residence

A Summerfield man who appeared to be hallucinating and claimed to have tangled with his gun-toting lady friend is behind bars in the Marion County Jail.

Lady Lake police nab man accused of sending nude photos of estranged lady friend

The efforts of a Lady Lake police detective led to the arrest of a man accused of sending out nude photos of his estranged lady friend.