• ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Rita Flores

    Rita Flores was born May 22, 1959 in Mercedes, Texas to the late Placido Flores and Amelia Garcia Flores. Rita received her education through the Lake County Public School system. Rita retired from the medical field as C.N.A. in 2014. She loved going to the beach and spending time with her family. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy (she…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Dorothy Millard

    Dorothy “Dottie” L. Millard, 83, of Lady Lake, FL died Friday, November 29, 2019. She was born June 11, 1936 in Rising Sun, Maryland, and she moved to Lake County, FL in 1972. She worked at White Aluminum as a receptionist, Belk as a sales clerk, and at jewelry store in Maryland. She loved dancing and bowling. She is survived…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Annabelle Giddings

    Annabelle Giddings, 90, of Umatilla, FL passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019. She was born on September 9, 1929 in Crumpler, WV. She was an Optician and a member of the First Baptist Church of Umatilla. She is survived by her son: Rick (Janis) Hartman; her daughters: Kathleen (Phillip) Warren, Debra (Gary) Hartman, and Susan English; 5 grandchildren; 5…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Beverly Goodell

    Beverly Ann Goodell (nee Parker) passed away peacefully at home November 24, 2019, surrounded by her family. Her strong and beautiful spirit will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband Dean E. Goodell, June 30, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her son Randall T. Goodell, March 17, 1971; and…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Robert Zwolenik

    Robert Adelbert Zwolenik , 87, The Villages, FL passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 30, 2019 with his family at home in The Villages. He was born on September 18, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio and was raised with 8 siblings. His primary residence was in Strongsville, Ohio. Bob retired as a school teacher from Cleveland City Schools and was a…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    George Heding

    George William Heding, 81, of Bushnell, FL passed away on Wednesday, December 04, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey to Robert and Dorothy (Myers) Heding. He was retired from Collins’ Garage in Bushnell, Florida. He is survived by his wife: Mary Heding of Bushnell, Florida; sons: Cory Scott Heding (Jensey) of…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Allen “Al” L. Girard

    Allen “Al” L. Girard age 80 of Summerfield, FL formerly of St. Augustine, FL. and Wildwood Fl., passed away on Friday November 29th, 2019. Preceded in death by his daughter Deborah J. Pence, mother Sylvia Anderson Noonan, and father Louis Girard. He left behind his wife Jeanne (Ducharme) Girard, his oldest son, Steven Girard, two daughters, Donna wife of Dale…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Barbara A. Knight

    Barbara A. Knight of the Villages, FL passed away suddenly Saturday, November 30, 2019 to be with our Lord in heaven. Barbara was a member of St. Timothy Catholic Church where she faithfully worshiped her Lord and Savior. She deeply loved her granddaughters Elisabeth (Evie) and Fiona Knight, daughters of Kristen and Greg Knight, Winter Park, Fl. She also loved…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Terry Elaine Linton

    Terry Elaine Linton, 57, Lady Lake, FL passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017. She was born on May 27, 1960 in Freeport, NY. She was a graduate of Freeport High School in Freeport and lived in Lady Lake, FL. Survivors include her husband David Linton; daughter Jessica Leipfert; father Carl E. Wallman; sister Susan Lamphier; 4 nieces, 1 nephew,…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Maradel B. Sonnichsen

    Maradel “Sally” Sonnichsen, 78, of The Villages, FL passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Cornerstone Hospice House, The Villages. She was a kind and caring person with an abundance of optimism which made her a joy to be around and won her many friends. She was born on May 28, 1941 in Milford, DE to I.G. and Maradel…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Jessie Woodard

    Jessie Eugene Woodard, 83, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019. He was born in Kissimmee, FL to Paul and Elsie (Howard) Woodard. He proudly served in the Air Force and then retired as an electrician from Kyber Coal in Pike County, Kentucky. He was a member of First Baptist of Lake Panasoffkee. He is survived by sons:…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Woodrow Blevins

    Woodrow “Woody” Blevins passed on Tue., Nov. 26 at the age of 104. He was born on Mar 30., 1915 in West Virginia and was raised in Akron, Ohio. He grew up as a Gold Gloves boxer, designed and built fuels cells for Goodrich Aerospace during World War II, started a manufacturing enterprise, played guitar and toured with a jazz…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Eloise Hart

    Eloise Todd Hart, 88, of Center Hill, FL, went to her heavenly home Monday, November 25, 2019. She was born in Center Hill, Florida to James and Velma (Connell) Todd, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Webster. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking and spending time with her family. She is survived by her children: Catherine (Brent) Bailey…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Kenneth Britt

    Kenneth Wayne Britt, of The Villages, passed away November 19, 2019. He was born June 5, 1935 in Marshall, Texas to the late Floyd W. and Millie J. Harp Britt. Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Marie Vovk Britt, daughter Debra Britt Horn and husband Walker of Arlington, Texas, daughter Janice Britt Woods of Tallahassee, Florida, three grandsons, Nathan…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Michael Dickerson

    Michael “Mike” Dickerson, Sr., 64, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at home. He was born in Boyd County, Kentucky to Spencer and Delain (Howard) Dickerson. Mike enjoyed riding his Harley, fishing, and woodwork. He is survived by his son: Michael David Dickerson, Jr. (Christina) of Lake Panasoffke, FL; grandson: Braxton Dickerson; parents: Spencer and Delain Dickerson…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Anne Talmadge

    Anne Helen Talmadge, 94, passed away November 24, 2019 in Leesburg, FL. Anne was born on April 21, 1925 to Rudolph E. Jansky and Anne E. (Schaeffer) Jansky in New York. She graduated from Joliet Township High School and Silver Cross School of Nursing. Anne worked as a nurse at Research Hospital in Chicago where she met her loving husband,…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Mary Brock

    Mary “Kathy” Brock, 58, of Webster, FL, passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019, at home surrounded by her loving family. Kathy was born in Dade City, Florida to Medford and Virginia (Campbell) Jackson. She was of the Baptist faith and she worked at Walmart Distribution Center in Brooksville, FL. She is survived by her husband, Lonnie Brock; sons: Leair Brock…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    John Gassert

    John F. Gassert, beloved husband of Eloise went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, November 24, 2019. He is survived by his sons David (Shannon) Gassert and Dean Gassert, and daughter Kristin Leigh Pimm. He is also survived by 27 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the benevolence fund of Grace Bible…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Oral Taylor

    Oral Rector Taylor Jr., known to family and friends as ‘Jr.’ went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 23, 2019. He was born August 14, 1944 in Charleston, WV to Goldie Moore Taylor and Oral Rector Taylor. He was fortunate enough to grow up in the mountains of WV with his family, learning to hunt, fish, and…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Hector Santos

    Hector J. Santos, 88, of Lake Panasoffkee passed away on November 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Hector was born to Eugenio and Ines Santos Almodovar on January 16, 1931 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He joined the United States Army, providing security to the island and his assignment in Germany. Upon his return, the car buff spent his entire…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Lawrence Patterson

    Lawrence Raymond Patterson, 71, of Bushnell, FL, passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019, at home. He was born in Crestline, Ohio to Robert and Emma (Branham) Patterson. He was a retired truck mechanic with Carroll Fulmer Trucking and he worked in maintenance with Walmart in Bushnell. Mr. Patterson was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Bushnell. He is…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Gerald Boskey

    GERALD F. BOSKEY, passed from this life on November 25th after a long battle with cancer. Born in Chicago on August 3, 1935 to Frank and Helen (Roberts) Boskey. Gerald (Jerry) was raised on the far south side of Chicago; a graduate with Student Council President honors from Fenger High School in 1953. He attended Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana,…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Ida Kocher

    Ida M. Kocher, 100, passed away on November 20, 2019 at The Willows Assisted Living Facility, Oxford, Florida. Ida was born on October 5, 1919 in Camden-on-Gauley, WV and lived in Maryland before relocating to Florida. She was a 30 year resident of The Villages, FL. Ida was the daughter of the late R. E. and Effie Holbrook. She was…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Flora “Nell” Todd

    Flora “Nell” Todd, 88, of Howey-In-The-Hills, formerly of Center Hill, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Nell was born in Bushnell, FL to Athan and Nobie (Mullins) Stephens. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Webster, was a member of the choir and frequently the center of hospitality activities. She loved gardening…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Robert “Bob” Steines

    Robert “Bob” Steines passed on to a better place on November 16, 2019. Born on February 11, 1937 in Sharon, PA to Margaret and Francis Steines. Bob served in the US Army stationed in Germany from 1955 to 1957. He and his wife Jeanne raised three children in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. Bob was an international financial analyst with Firestone for…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Gloria Foley

    It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Gloria May Shaffer Foley on November 18, 2019. She is preceded in death by her 9 brothers and sisters; her husband Jack Canoy Foley; her son Charles David Foley; her parents Samuel and Anna Shaffer. She was born in Akron, Ohio on February 20, 1923. She worked at…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Catherine Houp

    Catherine “Jane” Houp, 89 years old, of The Villages, Florida went to see her Lord on Sunday, November 10, 2019. A member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Boyertown, PA, she was the wife of James I. Houp for 65 years. Born in Amity Township, she was the daughter of the late James T.R. and Nora C. (O’Connor)…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Frank Southfield

    Frank Theodore Southfield, born December 23, 1945 in Oneida, New York, to Frank and Ruth Southfield, passed away on November 14th at his home in The Villages, FL. He graduated from Oneida High School in 1964 and Xavier University in 1968. Frank was commissioned as a Lieutenant after completing ROTC at Xavier. He served in the US Army Cavalry as…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Arthur Hooten

    Arthur “Wayne” Hooten, 74, of Bushnell passed away on Saturday, November 16 surrounded by his loving family. Wayne was born in Wildwood, FL to Arthur Joe and Alice (Hurst) Hooten. He attended local schools and served his country in the Coast Guard Reserve. He was a lifelong resident of Sumter County. He worked for the Sumter County Times, retired from…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Thomas Wohlfahrt

    Thomas Sebastian Wohlfahrt, 85, of Dade City passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 after a long illness. Tom was born in Poughkeepsie, NY to John and Catherine (France) Wohlfahrt. After attending local schools, he served our country in the United States Army. Tom was an accomplished chef and owned and operated the “Early Bird” restaurant in Sumterville for many…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Carl F. Harrison

    Carl F. Harrison, 87, Lady Lake. FL passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. He was born on March 28, 1932 in Chicago, IL. Carl was preceeded in death by his wife of 54 years Marguerite “Peggy” Harrison. He is survived by his 5 children; Therese (Bernard), Tina, Timothy (Katie), Tammy (William) and Thomas (Candi), 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Shirley Birchwale

    Shirley Claire Birchwale, 79, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. She was born on December 6, 1939 to the late John and Sarah Mann, in Hackensack N.J. Shirley graduated Westwood High School 1958 with honors. She was in the marching band, the National Honor Society and participated in many clubs and activities. She married her beloved husband, the late…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Brooke Ford

    Brooke Nicole Ford, 28, of Fruitland Park, FL passed away unexpectedly on November 9, 2019. She was born to Tammie Ballentine of Fruitland Park, FL and Matthew Ford of Williamsport, PA on August 20, 1991 in Sayre, PA. Brooke was a stay-at-home mother, was full of life and had a smile that lit up everything wherever she went. Brooke enjoyed…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Paul Dickinson

    Paul Edwin Dickinson passed away in his home on Sunday, November 10, surrounded by his wife and four children. He was 74 and had battled MDS and leukemia for the last two years. He was born on June 1, 1945, in Bellevue, WA, to his parents Benjamin and Vernette Dickinson. He graduated from the University of Washington and earned a…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Dennis Toy

    Dennis Lee Toy, 75 of The Villages, FL, passed away suddenly on Monday, November 11, 2019 at his home. He was married to the former Cathie Stephan in 1976 in Franklin. Denny was born in Oil City, PA in 1944 to Lee Roy and Frances (Bialy) Toy. He was a 1962 graduate of Oil City High School and after graduation…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Roscoe Wenrich

    Roscoe (Russ) C. Wenrich, born in Verdilla, PA on November 2, 1927 to the late Clarence and Frances Wenrich, passed away on November 12, 2019 at his residence in Wildwood, FL. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Joy Wenrich Weiboldt, and his son, Donald Wenrich, his sisters, Sara Steffen, Irene Stauffer, Lera Schaeffer and Mildred Dannelley and his…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Michael Ciurczak

    Michael F. Ciurczak, age 56, of Spring Hill, Florida, formerly of Buffalo, New York, passed away suddenly on November 12, 2019. A beloved son of the late Robert Ciurczak, Sr. and Joyce Ciurczak, Mike was a wonderful chef, an avid gardener and an enthusiastic fisherman. Mike was a remarkably helpful, patient and thoughtful man and an empathetic and knowledgeable coworker.…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Edward N. Garza

    Edward N. Garza, 69, of The Villages, Florida passed away Tuesday, November 12, at Leesburg Regional Medical Center. Ed was born on February 20, 1950, the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Brown) Garza. He was a graduate of Washington High School in Kansas City, Kansas. On July 22, 1992, he married Alice “Sue” Garza. They have enjoyed a…

  • ASTOR,  Bushnell,  Lady Lake,  LEESBURG,  UMATILLA

    Frank Kosa

    Frank M. Kosa, 76 of The Villages, FL, passed away November 11, 2019 at his home. Frank was born in Bridgeport, CT. His career spanned 38 years at Honeywell in management and field operations. Since arriving in The Villages, Frank was involved with the Woodworking Shop, the choir at St. Vincent de Paul Church and Knights of Columbus as well…