Anne Waszkowiak was involved in the Ocala VFW and served as the Auxiliary President for 2 years and district President for a year.
Allen Johnson loved being on the water, boating, and fishing, had a strong kindness for animals, and an excellent talent for carpentry, driving tractor trailer, and fixing mechanical things and restoring cars with his hands.
Hilda Surrency was a lifelong resident of Marion County and the founder of Tax Savers Income Tax Service.
Roger Mann loved our country and the great outdoors. He was an avid collector of arrowheads and spent countless time hunting for them all over Marion County and the Ocala National Forest.
Diane Antonisen enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking, reading, and talking on the phone with her many girlfriends.
John Mataya was known for his love of shuffleboard. He represented Florida for over a decade in the US Senior Games. He also enjoyed golf, and was very active in bocce ball, bridge and other card games.
After moving to Ocala, Bill Mansfield was a well-known radio personality at WMOP and WTMC radio stations. In between radio gigs, he was the operations director at Rainbow Springs, the tourist attraction.
Jerry Santana owned and operated Santana Custom Tile in Ocala for 15 years before embarking on a 21 year career with the Florida Department of Transportation.
Frances Ramage was a free and loving spirit who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Doris Maita enjoyed crocheting, going to the beach and sun tanning, but most importantly she loved spending time with her family.
Robert Mis enjoyed fishing, motocross racing, riding his Harley Davidson, and spending time with his friends.
Jennifer Miller worked as a pediatric nurse at Ocala Pediatrics as well as pharmaceutical sales representative for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
In his spare time, Ray Naeyaert enjoyed wood-working and was known for his hand turned exotic wood bowls and finely detailed projects,
Dan Stout was an avid scuba diver and wildlife lover and also enjoyed spending time with his family.
Dr. Michael Powell practiced medicine as a pediatrician in Akron Ohio for 35 years. He sang in the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus for 32 years.
Betty Meyers-Reicher, of Ocala, passed away July 24 after a long battle with cancer.
Ed Mims was a POW in World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart, along with many medals, for his gallantry in service and in battle.