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Saturday, March 25, 2023



Steve Thrasher

Steve Thrasher worked as a bridge superintendent. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and was an avid reader.

Denise E. Tousignant

After retiring as a postmaster, Denise E. Tousignant was affectionately known as the "Banana Lady" by her neighbors in reference to one of her post retirement jobs as a fruit vendor.

Ellery James Roberts Jr.

Ellery Roberts was a graduate of Vanguard High School and loved spending time with family and friends.

Monte Ray Marlar

Monte Ray Marlar, a long-time resident of Ocala, passed away suddenly on March 14, at the age of 64.

John Carl Gibb

During his 7-year tenure at Lake Weir High School, John Gibb taught Pre-IB English, Journalism, AICE General Papers, and English.

William L. Bencsik

Bill Bencsik loved to travel. He rode mountain bikes, hiked, and was a lover of nature and the outdoors.

Robert Eugene Lay

Prior to his illness, Bob Lay was a popular entertainer who went by the name DJ Doolittle.

Joe Edward Coburn Sr.

Joe Coburn was a member of the South Dunnellon Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Marilyn C. Hill

Marilyn Hill was an avid swimmer and very much enjoyed playing cards with friends.

Giovanni Malik Munnerlyn

Gio Munnerlyn was an avid car enthusiast and loved working on his BMW. He even did an engine swap from automatic to manual by himself.

Mark Novosel

Mark Novosel was semi-retired and enjoyed racing cars, riding his Indian motorcycle, cooking and traveling around the US in his RV with his faithful friend, Elvis the cat.

Rosalind Yvette Parker

Rosalind Parker completed her primary education in the Marion County Public Schools before moving to Texas and embarking on a career in electronics.

James John Hannigan

J.J. Hannigan was an amazingly talented musician and artist. His caring heart, bright smile, and great sense of humor made him everyone's best friend.

John W. Foster

John Foster loved nothing more than dissecting any ballgame with his father, sons, brothers, friends, basically anybody that would listen.

Brent Laubenstine

Brent Laubenstine was an avid hunter, outdoorsman, and home builder. In addition, he enjoyed racing, playing horseshoes and riding his Harley.

Thomas Charles Kuhns

Thom Kuhns retired in 2006 after 33 years with the United States Postal Service. He was an inventor, a builder of houses and decks and could repair and create anything.

Shirley Westfall

Shirley Westfall loved taking cruises and adored all of her pets (former and current). She also loved to garden and collect elephant figurines.

Jeffrey Snell

After moving to Florida. Jeff Snell worked in the Walmart electronics department until his retirement.

Anibal P. Barris Sr.

Anibal Barris served with the United States Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed music, singing, telling jokes, and baseball.

Timothy Eugene Phelps

Timothy Phelps, age 51, of Ocala, passed away on March 9, 2023.

Karen Ann Conley

Karen Conley enjoyed baking, sewing, crafting and gardening, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Elisa D. Jones

Elisa Jones loved Alabama Crimson Tide football and was a true 80s southern lady.

Barney Wilson Brack Jr.

Barney Brack was a Marine veteran who served in Vietnam. He was also a pastor and schoolteacher.

Roger Lee Richter

Roger Lee Richter, age 82, of Ocala, passed away on March 11, 2023 at home.