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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Obituaries

Virginia Ruth Chamberlain

Virginia Chamberlain enjoyed making artificial flower arrangements and giving them out to friends.

James G. Cunningham Sr.

Jim Cunningham worked for Walt Disney World in cash control as a banker and joined the Disney University teaching new cast member classes the Disney philosophy. He retired from WDW and formed Mentors International.

Robin Donald Ruzicka

Rob Ruzicka will be remembered for his curiosity and love of learning. He was always reading and investigating things he found interesting.

Robert William Collins Sr.

After moving to The Villages, Bob Collins served as the WVLG radio weatherman from 2005 to 2009.

Phyllis Lorraine Wickham

Phyllis Wickham was a member for over 22 years of the Community United Methodist Church in Fruitland Park and served as the President of the Methodist Women’s Association there. Later in life she attended the Leesburg Nazarene Church.

Martin Leroy Craft

Marty Craft enjoyed boating, water skiing, fishing, baseball, softball and coaching little league.

Wilbur L. Vincent

After the passing of his wife and mother, Wilbur Vincent moved to Summerfield and joined the Del Webb community.

Elizabeth Ann Bowman

In The Villages, Elizabeth Boman was on a Bocca Team, and she loved getting out with friends and having fun.

Francis Damis

Before retiring to The Villages, Frank Damis was a millwright. He took a position with Grumman Aircraft and eventually got into the NASA space program.

Diane Antonisen

Diane Antonisen enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking, reading, and talking on the phone with her many girlfriends.

Vincent Thomas Donnelly

Vince Donnelly joined PMA Companies in Blue Bell in 1992 as Chief Actuary, rose to President in 1997, and later became President and CEO in 2003 before assuming the Executive Chairman role in 2019.

Harold R. Storey

Harold Storey celebrated his 100th birthday in October with a Zoom call with relatives and a driveway concert at home.

Lyman David Holder

After moving from New Hampshire in 2013, Dave Holder enjoyed the active lifestyle of The Villages. He loved playing Division 5 softball, golfed with wonderful friends and neighbors, and bicycled frequently.

Frederick Richard Belanger

Fred Belanger served proudly in the United States Air Force, and after careers with IBM and Kodak, he “retired” into his workshop, where he did custom cabinetry and created beautiful woodwork his family will treasure forever.

Phyllis Pederson

Phyllis Pederson, of The Villages and Bloomington, Ill., passed away June 10 in a car crash.

Frank E. Babiasz

Frank Babiasz's 21 years in the Army had him working as part of the U.S. aviation and intelligence communities and took him around the world, including assignments in the Middle East.

Francis John Crispi

Jack Crispi was an accomplished investor and trader who, after several years of successfully achieving his own personal goals, embarked on another path of sharing this knowledge and skills with others.

Janet Polzin

Janet Polzin was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in The Villages, and recently resided in Highpoint at Stonecrest.

Gigi Chalstrom Hubbard

Gigi Hubbard retired and moved to The Villages, where she was a member of the swim team and participated in the Senior Games around Florida. She loved her home and working in her gardens.

Edward William Sivak

Edward loved physical fitness, weightlifting and bike riding. He was also skilled in carpentry and construction.

Dawn Swailes

Dawn Swailes was a homemaker and a child of God who loved her children and grandchildren, arts & crafts, puzzles, and animals of all kinds.

Richard Anthony DeSalvo

Richard DeSalvo and his wife, Emily, enjoyed traveling, golf, horse racing, casinos and their favorite dice game, Bunco.

Valerie Gail Juno

Valerie Juno was an active member and Greeter at St. George's Episcopal church. She was an Executive Board Member for The Dollars for Scholars Club. She enjoyed dominoes and playing cards.

Nancy Lee Wollschlager

Nancy Wollschlager attended Oxford Assembly of God Church. She was involved with the prayer shawl ministry and other ministries in the community