Joseph J. Costello
Joseph J. Costello, 84, of Sorrento died Sunday (Nov. 19, 2000). Born in Kingston, N.Y., he moved to Sorrento from Port Ewen, N.Y., in 1980. He was a manager for IBM and was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church of Mount Dora. He was also a member of Lions Club and Rotary Club. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ruth; sons, Duane R. and Keith R., both of Sorrento, Joseph J. Jr. of Lady Lake, and William J. of Edenton, N.C.; daughter, Siri Ann Auila of Umatilla; sister, Laura Costello of Kingston, N.Y.; five grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.
Milford C. Denner
Milford Charles Denner, 67, of Lady Lake died Saturday (Nov. 18, 2000). Born in Ogdensburg, N.Y., he was a retired supervisor for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Department. Survivors include his wife, Tana M.; sons, Maurice of Massachusetts, Paul of Hollywood and Tyler of Springfield, Mass.; sister, Marjorie Morrison of New York; brothers, Paul of Massachusetts and Robert of Pensacola; four grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Lady Lake.
John Evo Fiori
John Evo Fiori, 78, of Lady Lake died Saturday (Nov. 18, 2000). Born in Cleveland, he moved to Lady Lake in 1987. He was a retired office manager for American Life Insurance Co. in Cleveland. He was a member of DAV, Lady Lake; American Legion Post No. 347, Lady Lake; POW in Leesburg; the Ohio Club; Italian American Club; Property Owners Assoc. (POA), all of The Villages. Survivors include his wife, Marian H.; daughter, Anita Dillman of Louisville, Ky.; son, John E. of South Royalton, Vt.; sister, Phyllis Fiori of Lyndhurst, Ohio; brother, Michael of Cleveland; three grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Lady Lake.
Betty May Giblin
Betty May Giblin, 80, of Eustis died Friday (Nov. 17, 2000). Born in Morton, N.Y., she was a homemaker and a Protestant. Survivors include her son, Robert of Bergen, N.Y.; daughter, Donna Jean Webster of Las Vegas; brothers, Theodore Mowers of Elmira, N.Y., and Norman Mowers of Florida; sisters, Sarah Wagner of Holly, N.Y., Winifred Kipinski of South Carolina, and Jean Schepler of Brockport, N.Y.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.
William H. Jolley Jr.
William H. "Buck" Jolley Jr., 80, of Lake Panasoffkee died Sunday (Nov. 19, 2000) in Leesburg. Born in Atlanta, he moved to Lake Panasoffkee in 1977 from Tampa. He was a decorated veteran of World War II and a former POW in Romania. He was awarded two Purple Heart medals and several Air medals. He was retired from Eckerd Drug of Florida and was a retired Lt. Col. with the Air Force. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Lake Panasoffkee. Survivors include his son, Robert E. "Bob" of Weeki Wachee; daughter, Nancy J. Gray of Riverview; sister, Dorothy Stone of Rossville, Ga.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.
Services for Mr. Jolley Jr. will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 22, 2000) at First United Methodist Church of Lake Panasoffkee in Lake Panasoffkee with the Rev. Delbert King of First United Methodist Church of Lake Panasoffkee officiating. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Visitation will be held at Purcell Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Nov. 21, 2000). In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Lake Panasoffkee United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 156, Lake Panasoffkee, Fla. 33538.
Lura E. Perry
Lura E. Perry, 79, of Eustis died Saturday (Nov. 18, 2000). Born in Hibbing, Minn., she moved to Eustis from Leesburg in 1959. She was a retired church secretary for St. Thomas Episcopal Church of Eustis and was a member of the church. She was also a member of Camellia Garden Club of Eustis. Survivors include her husband, Charles W. "Chuck"; son, Dan of Canton, N.C.; daughter, Sally Beth Hartenstein of Leesburg; brother, Stan Staneff of Orlando; six grandchildren. Hamlin and Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis.
Memorial services for Mrs. Perry will be held from St. Thomas Episcopal Church of Eustis on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Father Christopher Hardman officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be directed to St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Hamlin and Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis.
Alice Glass Rollins
Alice H. Glass Rollins, 92, of Eustis died Sunday (Nov. 19, 2000). Born in Chicago, she moved to Eustis from Mount Dora in 1978. She was a school teacher and an Episcopalian. She is survived by her caregiver, Doris Clanin of Mount Dora. Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla.
Roy Schulmeister of Mount Dora died Sunday (Nov. 19, 2000). Born in Illinois, he was a federal employee and served in the Navy. He was a federal government employee for 35 years. Survivors include his wife, Catherine; son, Curt of Pennsylvania; daughter-in-law, Jacqueline; and three granddaughters, Kristin, Marianne, and Michele. Allen J. Harden Funeral Home, Mount Dora.
There will be no local memorial services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Lake and Sumter, Tavares, Fla. Allen J. Harden Funeral Home, 1800 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora, Fla. 32757 is in charge of arrangements.
Billie Blythe Smith
Billie Blythe Smith, 72, of Lady Lake died Monday (Nov. 20, 2000). Born in Bedford, Ind., she moved to Lady Lake from Bloomington, Ind., in 1989. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. Survivors include her husband, Robert Lee; son, John W. of Bloomington, Ind.; daughters, Pamela Jones and Storme Day, both of Bedford, Ind.; step-daughter, Vanessa Hinkle of Columbus, Ohio; three grandchildren; three step-granddaughters. Beyers Funeral Home, Lady Lake.
Jonathan D. Teston
Jonathan David Teston, 35, of Weirsdale died Friday (Nov. 17, 2000). Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., he was a lifelong resident of Weirsdale. He was a nursery worker and a member of Whitney Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, Frank and Nancy Teston of Weirsdale; brother, Frank E. of Hayesville, N.C. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.
Funeral services for Jonathan David Teston will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 22, 2000) at Whitney Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy L. Ford officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday (Nov. 21, 2000) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Interment will be at Lone Oak Cemetery, Leesburg. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.
Janet S. Ashman
Janet Schoonmaker Ashman, 79, of Clermont died Friday (June 9, 2000). Born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., she moved to Central Florida in 1952 from New Orleans. She was an educator with the Orange County School System and a Protestant. She was the past president of Clermont Women's Club and past board member of Clermont Garden Club. Survivors include her husband, Lawrence B.; a son, Stan Ashman; three daughters, Jane Weil, Nancy Raines and Lisa Hohorst; and five grandsons. Kurfiss Funeral Chapel, Clermont.
Mitchell Marsh, 83, of Lake Panasoffkee died Thursday (June 8, 2000). Born in Lake Panasoffkee, he owned and operated a barber shop in Wildwood. He was a World War II veteran and a deacon of the First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee. Survivors include his wife, Grace; his son, Phillip of Gaston, S.C.; daughter, Annette M. Miller of Oxford; brothers, M.L. of Lake Panasoffkee and Leonard of Ozello; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.
Carlton E. Morehouse
Carlton Emory Morehouse, 91, of Lady Lake died Thursday (June 8, 2000). Born in Fitchburg, Mich., he moved to Lady Lake from Pleasant Lake, Mich., in 1945. He was a retired truck mechanic at Allstate Truck Center. He attended the Nazarene Church and Lady Lake Church of God. He was a member of the Leesburg Moose Lodge 1271. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Survivors include his son, Leon R. of Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Helen Faye Dunlap of Columbus; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Lady Lake.
Harold E. Sillery
Harold E. Sillery, 84, of Leesburg died Friday (June 9, 2000). Born in Elwood, Ind., he moved to Leesburg from Dayton, Ohio, in 1980. He was a retired group leader with Duriron Corp. of Dayton. He was a Protestant. He was a Navy veteran in World War II. Survivors include a son, Bill E. of Lady Lake; two daughters, Deanna Shatto of Ocala and Judy Bechtolt of Ocala; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Lady Lake.
Dr. William J. Brown
Dr. William J. Brown, 78, of Leesburg died Wednesday (Aug. 16, 2000). Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he moved to Leesburg from Garden City, N.Y., in 1987. He was a retired dentist. He served as the recreational commissioner for 14 years in Garden City, N.Y., lifetime member of the American Dental Association, member of the Dental Society of New York and the Nassau County Dental Society. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of W.W.II and Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Barbara T.; daughters Susan Wolff of Livingston, N.J., Marion Brookover of Manassas, Va., and Kathleen Calabrese of Union, N.J.; sister, Marion Grainger of River Edge and Lake Mohawk, N.J.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchlldren. Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg.