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Area Obituaries

January 20, 2022

Christopher Michael Montanaro Christopher Michael Montanaro, 48, of Ocala, Florida passed away January 6, 2022. He was the husband of Marie Montanaro. Chris was born in Newburg, New York to Robert Montanaro and Mary Bonhote.  He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the Church @ The Springs, Ocala.…

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January 13, 2022

BILLY HOWARD HUDSON Billy Howard Hudson, late of Belleview, Florida, passed away at the Todd and Diane Bradley Hospice House on December 25, 2021. Billy was born on August 5, 1951, in Pelham, Georgia. with a heart for service and a drive to give.he served in the United States Air Force from 1971 to l974.…

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December 30, 2021

Emma Higginbotham Ms. Emma went home with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, December 22, 2021.  She was a miracle and a shinning example of encouragement against all odds.  She was 88 years young. Born in 1933 during the depression in Pricketts Creek, (near Fairmont) WV to the late Lee Levelle Heck and Rosa Kimbell.  She…

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December 30, 2021

Traian Trifu Traian entered glory on early Friday morning, December 17, 2021. He was born in Alibunar, Yugoslavia on March 15, 1941. He is survived by his wife, Tana, and children: Marijana, Nick, Lily, and Robert. He has one living brother, Yon, in Macedonia. Traian was raised in a large, poor, farming family, so he…

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December 16, 2021

Vincent F. Masetta Vincent F. Masetta, 89, of Belleview, Florida passed away December 1, 2021, at Chatham Glen Healthcare and Rehabilitation, The Villages, Florida. He was the husband of Phyllis T. Masetta for 65 years. Vincent was born in Rochester, New York a son of the late Andrew and Ida Masetta. He was a Veteran…

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December 23, 2021

ALAN LESLIE LaCOMBE Allan Leslie LaCombe, 77, of Belleview, Florida passed away December 12, 2021 at Ocala Regional Medical Center, Ocala Florida. He was the husband of Ruth Ann LaCombe for 58 years. Allan was born in Holland Patent, New York on May 10, 1944 a son of the late James F. LaCombe and June…

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December 9, 2021

Lynne Carol Sheppard Lynne Carol Sheppard, AP, DOM, 72, of Belleview, Florida passed away November 26, 2021, at Estelle’s Hospice House, Ocala, Florida surrounded by friends. She is survived by her brother Richard Terry, her sister Leslie Terry and Leslie’s daughter, Laura Backus and Laura’s daughters, Madeline and Charlotte. Lynne was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. …

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December 2, 2021

EDMUND R. KERN Edmund R. Kern, age 86, is God’s newest angel, deceased on 11/24/21. Ed was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on 2/25/35, son of Edmund and Gertrude Kern, and has succumbed to the ravages of Parkinson’s. He enlisted in the Navy, after graduating from high school at the age of 17. After his service…

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November 25, 2021

Margaret Elizabeth Greene Margaret Elizabeth (Peg) Greene, age 92, of Belleview, Florida, died on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at West Marion Community Hospital, in Ocala, Florida. Peg was born in Essex, New York, the only child of Howard Coonan and Viola (Salter) Coonan.  Through the late 1940’s and 1950’s she worked as an office assistant…

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November 18, 2021

David Linden McDonald David Linden McDonald A.K.A “Wildman”, 66, passed away surrounded by family November 10, 2021, at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Wildman was born September 16, 1955, in Jacksonville, Florida to late William H. Jr. And Verna McDonald. Wildman was a 1973 football graduate of Forest High School. He then continued his education…

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