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Featured Residents: Jan

Jan knew she wanted to honor her father and her family history in a lasting way. This desire led to researching her genealogy and her father’s military history - which all led to the book she wrote about her father, Lt. Col. Kenneth J Rupp’s legacy.  Jan grew up in Indianapolis, worked in social service, [...]

By |2021-03-17T18:10:09+00:00March 25th, 2021|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Residents: Jan

Featured Residents: Beth and Gordon

Looking for a fun pair to get Halloween costume inspiration from? Or maybe partners for chair yoga class? Beth and Gordon are a couple you’ll want to sit down and grab a drink with at happy hour any time.  Beth and Gordon found Buena Vida Estates in very different ways. Gordon was encouraged to tour [...]

By |2021-03-17T18:07:12+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Residents: Beth and Gordon

Featured Resident: Donna

To say Donna lives an active lifestyle would be an understatement.  After teaching kindergarten and 1st grade Donna retired at 55 years old but that only gave her more time to pursue her passions. On an average day you can find Donna walking around the beautiful grounds of Buena Vida Estates (about an hour and [...]

By |2021-03-17T18:01:17+00:00March 17th, 2021|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident: Donna

Featured Resident – Arthur and Patricia Moyer

  Arthur and Patricia Moyer met 70 years ago this April. They eloped in June of that year. With that many years together, you can imagine the stories they have to tell! They were both in the Navy. Art became a Research Chemist, and Pat was an Occupational Therapist. Later, Pat became a teacher for over [...]

By |2020-03-10T18:09:38+00:00March 10th, 2020|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Arthur and Patricia Moyer

Featured Resident – Joan Sayyah

Joan Sayyah is a woman of heart and true lover of others. With her husband in the military, Joan was constantly on the move not only in housing but also in whatever community she came to. Joan moved to Naples, Italy back in 1966 and taught in a military school there for 4 years before [...]

By |2019-09-05T18:18:21+00:00September 5th, 2019|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Joan Sayyah

Featured Resident – Joe Cataldo

Joe Cataldo began his adult life working in manufacturing in New York. This would take a huge turn from machinery to marathoning when he eventually moved to the Space Coast in 2004. Joe always had a passion for running, and would complete up to 10 miles in a day. He has run 40 NYC marathons, [...]

By |2019-09-27T14:12:26+00:00August 21st, 2019|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Joe Cataldo

Featured Resident – Hugh Nicolay

Hugh Nicolay is a true Floridian and has always been near the beach. He graduated from high school in Daytona Beach, and a few years later, at 27, made his way down to the Space Coast. He arrived in 1969, where he would start a successful career at Harris, remaining there for 27 years [...]

By |2019-09-27T14:12:30+00:00August 19th, 2019|Blog Post, Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Hugh Nicolay

Featured Resident – Cynthia Connor

A life of adventure is what Cynthia Connor always wanted. And that’s what she’s had. Cynthia was born in New England but raised in a suburb of Chicago. After high school she couldn’t wait to stretch her wings and fly, so she enrolled in college at the University of New Mexico to study Latin American [...]

By |2019-04-09T19:27:22+00:00April 9th, 2019|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Cynthia Connor

Featured Resident – David Vogeding

Buena Vida resident David was born in 1942 in West Union, West Virginia – a small town by most standards. As of the latest census West Union had 825 residents. His father started the First Cinema Show theater in the town, so David’s love of the arts came naturally. Shortly after David was born the [...]

By |2019-03-01T20:16:05+00:00March 1st, 2019|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – David Vogeding

Featured Resident – Ruby Baker

Born south of Nashville in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee – walking horse area, as she described it – Ruby Baker tells of a life where her father doted on her, where Southern women were catered to, and where her mother never learned to drive a car. Her father was a welder, her mother a homemaker. Schools in [...]

By |2019-02-13T16:22:25+00:00February 13th, 2019|Featured Resident|Comments Off on Featured Resident – Ruby Baker
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