Featured Resident

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Don Detwiler

April 1, 2021 — Don was born and raised in the small town of Clifton, which is located in Fairfax, Virginia. He lived there for 16 years with his mother, father, and older sister Waneta.  Don graduated from Fairfax High School in 1946, and at the age of 16, he left home and moved to Washington D.C. to work... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Dorothy Garnett

March 2, 2021 — Dorothy Garnett was born in Alberene in Albemarle County which is now known as North Garden. She lived with her Dad and Mom, Morton and Annie Norford and eventually moved to Orange County and lived on Blue Run Farm. Dorothy was the middle sibling and had two sisters Frances and Jean. Some of her fondest... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Barbara Garr

February 1, 2021 — Newest resident, Barbara Garr grew up in Louisa County on a farm with her parents, two brothers and sister. Barbara drove a school bus by morning and afternoon and worked as a teller at Louisa National Bank in between. She then went to work at the C&P Telephone Company as an operator and there is... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Sibyl Johnson

January 4, 2021 — Our friend, Mrs. Sibyl Johnson was born and raised in Fluvanna County, VA with her two brothers and three sisters. Living in a rural it was no surprise that Sibyl found the love of her life early on. While attending Fluvanna County High School Sibyl was set up on a blind date at a ball... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Mary McBride

November 2, 2020 — Our neighbor, Mrs. Mary McBride was born and raised in Holderness, New Hampshire where she grew up with her parents, 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Her father worked in the logging business and the family moved often to follow his work. After graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in biology... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Luther Dofflemoyer

July 31, 2020 — Mr. Luther Dofflemoyer was born at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia but has spent the entirety of his life in Orange. He grew up with his two older sister, Betty and Linda as well as his brother John. Luther attended Orange County schools and graduated from Orange County High School. As a young man... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Len Deeds

July 1, 2020 — Our fellow Villager, Mr. Len Deeds is originally from Erie, Pennsylvania where he grew up with his doting parents as well as his sister Joyce and brother, Richard. Len attended Cathedral Preparatory School for boys and went on to further his education at Ganon University before having to leave to assist his father in running... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Glynn and Betty Coleman

June 1, 2020 — Glynn and Betty Coleman have spent most of the last 70 years together in a wonderful marriage. Glynn was raised in Gibson County, TN and enlisted in the Air Force at the age of 17 and spent time in various parts of the country before going overseas and spending 9 months in Paris, France at... Read More

Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Zeke and Ann Tomlinson

April 1, 2020 — Zeke and Ann Tomlinson have spent the majority of their lives in Orange County though Ann was raised in Lahore and Zeke spent the very first few years of his life in Charlottesville. Ann is one of 11 children while Zeke is one of three. Both Zeke and Ann are graduates of Orange County High... Read More

Health & Rehab Resident Spotlight – Mike Lohr

April 1, 2020 — Mike Lohr grew up in Orange and has lived in town his whole life. After he became disabled, he moved to Dogwood Village. “I love it here,” he said. “Everybody’s very friendly to me, very good. Anything they can do for me—they’ll do it.” He has a dear friend in Brenda Burns, a native of... Read More