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By The Staff

William ‘Bill’ Joseph Bulmer, 81,

of Palm Cay

William “Bill” Joseph Bulmer, 81, of Palm Cay, died Jan. 20, 2009 at Hospice Legacy House. He was born in New Haven, Conn., and came here 18 years ago from Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1990.

Mr. Bulmer was a commercial painter in the construction industry. He served in the Merchant Marines during World War II. He was Protestant. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed shuffleboard, horseshoes, bocce and games of chance.

Survivors include his wife, Alyse; daughter, Kathleen Connolly; and two grandchildren, Shannon Connolly and Caitlin Connolly, all of Weston; and a brother, Charles Bulmer of Palm Beach.

Arrangements by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services-TimberRidge Chapel.

Donald E. “Ronnie” Kielty,

67, of Ocala

Donald E. “Ronnie” Kielty, 67, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009 at West Marion Community Hospital. He was born in Boston, Mass. and moved to Ocala in 1976 from South Easton, Mass.

He was a thoroughbred horse trainer and owned Great Luck Farm in Ocala. Two of his champion horses were Darn Special and Hold on Smokey. He also enjoyed playing cards. He attended Blessed Trinity Catholic Church.

Mr. Kielty is survived by Joyce, his wife of 44 years of Ocala; sons, Ronald Edward (Lori) Kielty, Brian John (Sherri) Kielty all of Ocala; brother, John Kielty of Ocala; sisters, Dorothy Pike and Donna Kielty both of Boston, Mass.; four grandchildren, Timothy Knight, Elizabeth, Christina, and Katherine Kielty. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Anne Knight; a brother, Richard Kielty; a sister, Mary Duffy.

The family received friends Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Roberts Funeral Homes Bruce Chapel West. A funeral mass was said Thursday, Jan. 22, at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, with Fr. Patrick Sheedy officiating. Interment will be in Good Shepherd Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Brothers Keeper of Ocala.

Elwood Sharp,

80, of Ocala

Elwood Sharp, 80, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009 at Ocala Regional Medical Center. He was born in Fairgrove, Mich. and moved to Ocala in 2001 from Caro, Mich. He was a member of the Caro United Methodist Church, was a life member of the Tuscola County, Mich. Sheriff’s Posse, a Mason and was a horse lover.

Mr. Sharp is survived by Onalea, his wife of 60 years of Ocala; a son, Terry Lee Sharp of South Florida; brothers, Charles Holzworth of Caro, Mich., Konrad Holzworth of Sturgis, Mich.; a sister, Charlotte Tomlinson of Caro, Mich.; and grandchildren Aaron Masker, Tessa Neal and Jordan Masker, and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was Tuesday, Jan. 27, at St. John’s United Methodist Church at Cotton Plant, with the Rev. Milton Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Kidney Foundation or St John’s United Methodist Church. Roberts Funeral Homes Bruce Chapel West was in charge of arrangements.