• ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Melba Odom Lutton

    Melba Jean Odom Lutton, 80, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019. She was born March 13, 1939 to John Henry and Dora Mae Strickland. She was a life long member of the Tuscanooga Baptist Church. She loved Jesus and cherished her family and Church family. She loved to fish, not only did she love to catch them, she loved…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Carmela McCloy

    Carmela “Honey” McCloy, 85, of Leesburg, FL was born January 14, 1934 in Library, PA and passed away August 21, 2019. Mrs. McCloy was a retired LPN, working for Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, IA before moving to Pembroke Pines and in 1998, Leesburg, FL. She was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Leesburg and loved bowling and…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Ronald Goforth

    Ronald Goforth, at age 75 died on Thursday night, August 22nd, 2019. He was born in Madison County, NC on July 12th, 1944. He was a Christian and an accomplished mechanic. He loved cars and fishing, and even more he loved life and people. He and his wife Carolyn enjoyed 53 years together, of which the last 30+ years were…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Susie Harris

    Susie Orlee Harris, 93, of Webster, FL, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019. She was born in McRae, Georgia to Jessie and Viola Howard. She was a member of Gant Lake Baptist Church and she enjoyed fishing and cooking. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and church family. She is survived by her children: John (Ann)…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Joan White

    Joan C. (Dermody) White, 86, of Tavares, FL, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at her home at Osprey Lodge in Tavares. Born October 3, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY, she was formerly a resident of the Lakes at Leesburg. Joan could always bring a smile to your face, was always there with a helping hand or a comforting word. She…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Michael Mortensen

    Michael “Mike” H. Mortensen, age 72, of The Villages passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 in The Villages, Florida. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and came to The Villages 19 years ago from Richmond, Illinois. Mr. Mortensen was a retired machinist for Hollister Medical Supply Company. Mike was a U.S. Army Vietnam War Veteran. He played Division I and…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Charles Luke

    Charles Allen Luke, 77, of Lake Panasoffkee,FL, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 in Sumterville, FL. He was born in Orlando, FL to Guy and Inez Luke. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 56 years:…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Charles Luke

    Charles Allen Luke, 77, of Lake Panasoffkee,FL, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 in Sumterville, FL. He was born in Orlando, FL to Guy and Inez Luke. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 56 years:…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Phyllis Olden

    Obituary is Pending Mass at St. Paul’s Catholic Church Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 8:30 AM Fr. Martin Nguyen Officiating Deacon Mike Balchus Reception to Follow Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 2pm to 6pm Pembrook Fairways – ( Main Hall )

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Denis Proulx

    Denis “Dan” Proulx, 87, of Leesburg, FL, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, August 15, 2019. He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Mary; his six children, Pat, Mary, Terry, Tim, Laurie, Dennis (and their significant others); his sisters, Theresa, Pauline, and Helene; many nieces and nephews as well as cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Hannah Martin

    Hannah Elisheba Martin, 35, of Center Hill, FL, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019, in Orlando, FL. She was born in Hesperia, CA to Steven and Connie Behncke. Hannah enjoyed reading, scrapbooking, cooking, biking, going to the beach, and most of all, spending time with family and friends. She is survived by husband, Jason Martin of Orlando, FL; son: Ethan…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Earl Zemba

    Earl Joseph Zemba, 43, of Umatilla, FL passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2019. He was born in Greensburg, PA. He was a ride supervisor at Universal Studios. He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years: Rose; sons: Joseph, Jayden, Hunter, and Carson; daughters: Claire and Melea Zemba; brother: John Zemba; and his sisters: Elizabeth Zemba and Donna…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Phyllis Oden

    Obituary is Pending Mass at St. Paul’s Catholic Church Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 8:30 AM Fr. Martin Nguyen Officiating Deacon Mike Balchus Reception to Follow Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 2pm to 6pm Pembrook Fairways – ( Main Hall )

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Jeffrey Martin Keown

    Jeffrey Martin Keown, age 50, a Leesburg resident passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019. Jeff, a Finish Carpenter is survived by Delena Durham, son Clayton Keown, parents Sidney and Melinda Zorn and John J. and Elizabeth Keown, brother Baughn Holloway Jr., sisters Belynda (Mike) Rinck and Sheri (Ryan) Sutton and granddaughter Kyleigh Keown. A memorial service will be held…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Laura Czapla

    Czapla, Laura R., 91, joined her savior on August 12, 2019 where she is now perfect and no longer in pain. She is happy and singing with Jesus, no doubt wearing her bright red lipstick! Laura was born as a twin weighing only 2.5 lbs in Stafford Spring, CT to the late Archelous Ramsey and Aurelia Tellier Ramsey on March…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Mary Fogle

    Mary “Ruth” Fogle, 82, of Webster, FL, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born in Mount Sterling, Kentucky and was a member of Trilacoochee Church of Christ. She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening (especially growing lilacs), and good Southern cooking. She is survived by her husband of 45 years,…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Theresa “Terry” G. Clemens

    Theresa “Terry” (Garofalo) Clemens born February 8, 1939 passed away peacefully on August 15, 2019 surrounded by her loving husband of 59 years and her three children. Terry was a beautiful woman, 80 – years young, born in Brooklyn, NY. She was a devoted Roman Catholic with a strong faith and always shared her spirituality and love of God with…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Florence Baer

    Florence Ruth (O’Meara) Baer, age 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Benton House in Clermont. She was born August 12, 1928, in Bridgeport, CT to Stanley R. and Irene E. (Winkler) O’Meara. She was a 1949 graduate of Brown University, Providence, RI. She married Henry C. Baer, Jr. on July 29, 1950, in Bridgeport, CT. They…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    James R. White

    White, James It is with great sadness to announce that James White, known to friends as “Jim,” passed away after his battle with Dementia in the early morning hours on August 13, 2019, at the age of 81 years. Jim will be forever remembered by his family and friends developed over his 81 years of life. Jim was a great…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Christine M. McCarty

    McCarty, Christine Christine “Chris” Marie McCarty (Krouse), formerly of Columbus and Chillicothe, OH, died at her home in The Villages FL on August 10 after a courageous and protracted war with cancer. She was 70 years old. Chris was born in Columbus, OH on December 20, 1948, to Robert and Mary (Graessle) Krouse. She is preceded in death by her…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    John Adams Hurst

    John Adams Hurst, Age 81 On August 10, 2019, our family lost our hero. Born and raised in Richmond, lived in Norfolk, the Virginia mountains, and Charlotte NC. “Jack” is survived by wife Carolyn and two sons, John and Brad, along with grandchildren Jennifer and John Michael. Jack touched many lives within the communities where he lived. He gave his…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Gary McDuffie

    Gary Dean McDuffie, of Umatilla, FL passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019. He was born in Eustis, FL. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a baker at Publix. He was a proud member of the NRA and of the Baptist faith. He was survived by his daughter: Adelma Ree McDuffie; sons: Daniel and Thomas…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Betty Buranosky

    Betty Jane Buranosky, born December 5, 1936 in Davenport, Iowa, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Beloved wife to John J. Buranosky, loving mother to Marybeth (Oscar) Garcia, John (Tom) Buranosky, James (Tiffany) Buranosky, Christine (Kenneth) Martin, and Paul (James) Buranosky, grandmother to Hether, Stephen, Jane, Griffin, Delaney, and Janik, and great-grandmother to Wyatte.…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Kathy L. Mate

    Kathy L. Mate, age 75, formerly of Summerfield, FL passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 in Lakeland, FL. Mrs. Mate was born in Chicago, IL. She was a member of Village of Faith Baptist Church. Mrs. Mate was preceded in death by her son Steven Anthony Mate on May 13, 2015. Surviving are her husband of 53 years Duane P.…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Mildred Haygood

    Mildred Ellen Wilson Haygood. “Millie,” daughter, sister, aunt, wife, mother and grandmother, school teacher, Sunday school teacher . . . Millie taught in the public and the private school system, in many capacities in church, but most importantly in life. Through her life she taught about kindness, consideration, being generous, and having mercy. Once, in West Palm Beach for a…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Carol Ann Bernardo

    Carol Ann Bernardo, loving wife, mother, nana and friend to many, passed away too soon on August 5, 2019 at the age of 70, in her home, The Villages, Florida. Carol was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on December 23, 1948 to Elizabeth (Bona) and Carl Disque. She attended G.A.R Memorial High School, graduating in 1966. She married her devoted husband,…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Johnnie Newsome

    Johnnie Lee Newsome, Sr., 80, of Webster, FL, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019. He was born in St. Catherine, FL to Huston and Viola (Williams) Newsome and was a member of St. Catherine United Methodist Church. Johnnie was a member of the NRA, and a proud supporter of United Methodist Children’s Home. He enjoyed family, hunting, fishing, scalloping, boating,…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Helen Marsh

    Helen “Carol” Marsh, 81, of Leesburg, FL passed away, Thursday, August 8, 2019. Carol was born in Swords Creek, VA on March 30, 1938. After some college studies, she worked in the telephone industry, first as a telephone operator. She later became a chief operator and then, a Software service manager. Carol also obtained her license as a private pilot.…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Nellie Beville

    Nellie L. Beville, 94, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019, in Bushnell, FL. She was a member of St. Francis Episcopal Church, Sumter County Cattleman’s Association, Florida Cattlemen’s Association, 4H, and a lifetime member of FFA. She was also a member of the Linden Cemetery Association, Webster Cemetery Association, Daughters of the Confederacy, American Brahman Breeders Association,…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Richard Jean

    Richard “Dick” Dale Jean, 87, of Leesburg, Florida, formerly of Tully, New York, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019. Dick was born on February 25, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts and was the son of the late Harold Jean and Phyllis (Blake) Jean. He was a graduate of Syracuse University, earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Business. He served in the…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    John Leininger

    John Leroy Leininger, Sr., 66, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2019 at his home in Tavares, Florida surrounded by his wife and children. Born on February 11, 1953 in Clermont, Florida, John grew up on Pine Island Lake where he loved to fish with his Grandpa Roy. John graduated from Groveland High School in 1971. While attending Lake-Sumter Community…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Lawrence Owenby

    Lawrence Clyde “Larry” Owenby, 62 passed away August 6, 2019. Larry was a lifelong resident of Leesburg, born May 28, 1957 to James Clyde and Reba Graves Owenby. He graduated from Leesburg High School, Class of 1975 and went on to serve in the US Navy. After his service he returned to Leesburg where he worked for and retired from…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Elva Hollingsworth

    Elva “Sue” Hollingsworth, 85, of Leesburg, FL, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 in Sarasota, FL. A Leesburg resident for over 50 years, Sue was a member of Morrison United Methodist Church, PEO and was a retired realtor. She loved spending time with her family, traveling with friends and volunteering at the Morrison Opportunity Shop. Sue is survived by her…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Louis Lee

    Louis Dale Lee, 56, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Lane Purcell Hospice House in Sumterville, FL. He was born in Brooksville, FL to Larry and Ann Lee. He enjoyed hunting, working, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his mother: Ann Lee of Bushnell, FL; sister: Carol (Matt) Henderson of Bushnell, FL;…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Paul Carwile

    Paul K. Carwile, Jr. Paul Carwile, 72, The Villages, Florida, passed away peacefully August 6, 2019, at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg, Florida. Paul was born November 20, 1946,to the late Paul and Beatrice (Brown) Carwile in Hicksville, Ohio. He worked in the telecommunications industry before he retired in 2010. Paul was an active member of The Villages community, enjoying…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Esther Kemper

    Esther Kemper, born on September 9, 1930, passed away early on August 5, 2019 in her home in Eustis, Florida. Esther was an avid golfer who hit 8 hole-in-ones and won dozens of tournaments and championships. Esther was beloved by friends and neighbors, and by granddaughters Rana Paynter and Johnna Kemper, but also by 20 or so Sandhill cranes that…