September 28, 2023
Sal Torname

A Group Growth District 8 supervisor who additionally served on the board of the Property Homeowners Affiliation has died after a prolonged sickness.

Salvatore “Sal” Torname of the Village of St. James might be remembered throughout a visitation set for two to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4 on the Hiers-Baxley Funeral Residence at 3975 Wedgewood Lane in The Villages.

Torname died July 8.

He served for a few years on the CDD 8 board of supervisors and his loss of life now leaves two vacancies on that board. One other longtime CDD 8 supervisor, Dennis Hayes of the Village of Buttonwood, died after struggling a mind bleed stroke on Easter Sunday morning. The board  is already scheduled to interview candidates for Hayes’ vacant seat throughout a gathering to be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18 at SeaBreeze Recreation Middle.

Torname was a local of Massachusetts, the place he served on boards and was concerned in neighborhood organizations. He labored for Verizon (beforehand New England Phone) and for the federal authorities.

Sal Torname helped set up unity walks in his neighborhood the Village of St. James throughout the top of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2020 throughout the top of the COVID-19 pandemic, Torname organized “unity walks” to unfold good cheer in his neighborhood as residents confronted the loneliness of sheltering in place at their properties. He additionally helped arrange a neighborhood AED program.

In his CDD 8 function, he represented his residents on the Districtwide Funding Advisory Committee.

CDD 8 Supervisor Sal Torname, proper, talks to a resident at a 2015 city corridor assembly.

As a POA board member, he was a founding father of the extremely profitable shredding occasions.

Torname was concerned in lots of golf equipment in The Villages, together with taking part in the drums in The Villages Twirlers and Drum Corps.

He and his spouse Kathleen turned full-time residents of The Villages in 2011.

You’ll be able to learn his full obituary at this hyperlink.