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The Villages
Monday, September 27, 2021

Obituaries

Velma Connell Knight

Velma Connell Knight, 89, of Bushnell was a member of the Indian Hill Baptist Church.

Mary Stearns Bennett

Mary Stearns Bennett moved to The Villages after she pursued a career in banking, retiring as an assistant vice-president in relationship management at Bank of America’s private bank in St. Petersburg.

John Babb

John Babb’s passion included his wife and family along with snowmobiling, golfing and happy hour.

Robert Lee Rae Sr.

Robert Lee Rae Sr. was a member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wildwood.

Mary Josephine McGarvey

Mary Josephine McGarvey moved to The Villages from Franklin Square, N.Y. in 1994.

Romayne  Decker Kozlowski Robinson

Romayne  Decker Kozlowski Robinson worked at IBM, Proctor & Gamble, and worked along side her husband, Raymond John Kozlowski Sr. as co-proprietor of Koz’s Grocery Market & Clothing Store in Oxford, N.Y. for many years.

Madeline Muir-Loughrey

Madeline Muir-Loughrey's family and friends know that she had a curious mind and enjoyed conversations with people from all walks of life. She had a quick wit and a zest for life that drew people to her and inspired others all her life.

Anna V. Genovese

Anna Genovese was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved playing golf with her husband and friends.

Robert William Vigeant

Bob Vigeant was an avid golfer and was more than happy to tell you about his 9 holes in one. He was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Janet Anderson

Janet Anderson and her late husband, Doug, loved to play cards with friends and neighbors while living in the Village of Belvedere.

Paul Jason Kolacki

Paul Kolacki was an on-air personality (Paul Jason) and did production for WVLG, the Villages radio station. He also owned his own DJ company, Laser Sound.

Richard Edgar Moe

Richard Moe enjoyed being a licensed pilot, going on his boat, and fishing. 

Ronald J. Kennedy

A lifelong diehard Cubs fan, Ron Kennedy also rooted for the Bears and Purdue University athletics.

Cynthia Caloca

Cynthia Calcoa and her husband, Elyyn, retired to Lady Lake before later settling in Summerfield.

Anne Marie Floyd

Anne Floyd and her husband, Jim, continued the family legacy of teaching country dancing. They purchased a motor home and hit the road, where they instantly became known for their fluid movements on the dance floor.

Robert Sauls

Robert Sauls worked in a paint and body shop when he was a young man. He also worked at the U.S. Sugar Corporation in South Florida.

James R. Hunziker

Jim Hunziker was known as “The Mayor of Lake Deaton.” He greatly enjoyed time in The Villages spending time with family and friends; and his love of sports, music, dancing, and riding in his golf cart.

Guy Drost

Guy Drost retired from the Chevy Plant in Parma, OH.

Diane Desjardins

Diane Desjardins and her late husband, Paul, moved in 1987 from Massachusetts to The Villages, where they both sold real estate for many years.

David Arthur Jonas

Dave Jonas was dedicated to his faith, family and friends and to his career as an engineer for Caterpillar.

Lois Jeanine Ellis

Jean Ellis and her late husband, Don, moved in 2002 to The Villages. She sang in the North Lake Presbyterian Church choir before they joined the United Church of Christ at the Villages.

Marian Judith Karlberg

Marian Karlberg and her late husband, Buddy, moved from Scituate, Mass., to Orange Blossom Gardens (now The Villages) in 1989.

Norman Locey Sr.

Norman Locey was a member of First Baptist Church of Lady Lake; and his faith, family, and Country were his passion in life. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time.

Diane Roberts

After locating to The Villages, Diane Roberts enjoyed photography. Many of her photos were of scenes from The Villages that now decorate the walls of her home.