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Monday, May 23, 2022

Obituaries

Joseph LaBrocco

Joseph LaBrocco spent most of his adult life working as a printer before moving to Spruce Creek in 2005.

Gyongyike Piroska Narad

Gyongyike Narad was very talented as an artist in oil painting, oil pastels, drawing, tole painting, and more recently beadwork jewelry and crocheting.

Peter Sarubbi

Upon moving to the Villages some 23 years ago, Pete Sarubbi continued his love of sports with participating in volleyball, golf, bocci, sports card club, and the Senior Games.

Ann-Marie Emond

Upon retirement, Ann-Marie Emond and her husband, Richard, moved to Summerfield, where they could spend their days golfing, playing cards, dancing, and socializing with friends.

Eldred (Skip) Spurgeon

Skip Spurgeon and his wife, Judy, moved to The Villages in 2010. He enjoyed playing in the New Horizons Band and playing cribbage and hearts with many friends they made over the years.

James (Jim) Gortva

Jim Gortva retired from a successful real estate career to pursue his love of travel, tennis, golf, and following his favorite sports teams.

Elsie Irene Simonse Canne

Elsie Canne moved to The Villages after her husband's passing in 2011.

Milton Adair Darden

Milt Darden loved golf, sports, and the Sunshine State.

Theresa (Doherty) Gifford

Theresa Gifford and her husband, Paul, moved to The Villages in 2003.

Richard “Rich” William Faith

A gifted musician, Rich Faith performed for 10 years as the keyboardist with the band "Dawn DeNome & Flashback."

Marlene Martha Kuechenmeister

Marlene Kuechenmeister’s passion was karaoke, and she enjoyed attending and entertaining gatherings with her singing family. She enjoyed traveling and last several years made several trips to WI, CA, GA, TN, and Mexico.

Jack K. Krier

Jack Krier was a certified yoga instructor and, along with his wife, Caron, taught classes in The Villages for 15 years.

Anthony S. “Tony” Cimorelli

Tony Cimorelli was a longtime Somerville, Mass., resident who spent the last 24 years in The Villages.

Sandra Crull

Sandy Crull loved playing bridge, all kinds of arts & crafts, and traveling on Caribbean cruises with her friends!

Mary Harless Spurlock

Mary Spurlock moved to Lady Lake in 1990 from West Virginia. She was retired as a contract specialist with the U.S. Corps of Engineers after 30 years of service.

Joyce Ann Doig

Joyce Doig was an avid quilter, loved to crochet, enjoyed crafts, singing in her church choir and so many other activities.

Karen Ann Good

Karen Good enjoyed many activities including travel cruises, playing bridge and mahjong, dancing in The Village Squares and attending social outings at the American Legion trying to win the Queen of Hearts drawing.

Doris Grant

Doris Grant loved to live and experience life through traveling, going on cruises and to the casino, dancing the Twist, and laughing on her porch with loved ones.

Joanne Mary Barber

Joanne Barber spent many sunny days in the garden with her dogs Brooklyn and Bella and cat Bootsie.

Cecelia M. Chmiel

Cecelia M. Chmielwas a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. She was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, Belleview.

Harry Niles Getz Jr.

Harry Getz was a veteran of the US Air Force and retired from General Electric in 2005. He was involved with the NRA, the Republican Party and was a District Representative for The Villages.

Barbara L. McDonald-Baldwin

Barbara McDonald-Baldwin was an avid decorative painter and painted with a group of friends for nearly 30 years. This was a weekly class where she shared her talent and love for painting.

Edward James Fennessy

Ed Fennessy spent 45 years in radio and television broadcasting that included on air, sales and sales management. He retired to The Villages in 2019.

Ronald Thomas Gallo

Ronald Gallo and his wife, Joyce, moved to The Villages in 2001 and enjoyed The Villages Lifestyle. Together, they especially enjoyed all the times at the Hacienda Pool and with The Tuesday Night Friends Group.