In Residents' Words

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A common question about any retirement community is “What kind of people live here?” Read on to find out what Asbury residents have to say about their friends and neighbors. And if you're an Asbury resident and would like to add to your neighbor's comments about our nominees, please add your thoughts in the Comment box.

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Ned Hopper

Ned manages the Bargain Mart whose proceeds benefit the Benevolent Care Fund. When I moved to Asbury, it was Ned who took furniture and household goods I no longer had room for and gave me names...
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Al Benson

Al Benson is an example of someone who has given much time, energy and talent to Asbury. After moving to Mund Apartments, Al soon became involved with the Resident Council and quickly became...
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Vivian Otto

Vivian Otto both amazes and serves as a great role model for me. On campus she arranges travel opportunities, providing wonderful experiences for her neighbors – and doing it with good humor,...
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Jeanne North

I’ve known Jeanne for many years and she is what I call “real people.” She is active in Village Life and always steps up to being the plate when others shy away from an assignment for the...
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Phyllis Naylor

Phyllis Naylor is an inspiration to all of us as a nationally-known children’s author for her discipline in plying her trade with such success. However, she is also an outstanding example of...
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Alice Gardner

Alice is there for everyone. She visits the sick in Wilson and also checks the well-being of residents in Park View. Alice is involved in many focus groups, works at the Clothes Closet and takes...
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Betty and Ralph Wilbur

You’ve got to have heart to do what Ralph and Betty do every day, something for someone else be it family, mastering their HealthAbility goals or sending good music over the community’s airways....
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Mary Klepek

Mary is the hostess of Diamond Apartments’ 10th floor, always welcoming us into her apartment and answering new residents’ questions. A faithful member of Asbury’s Catholic community, it is Mary...
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John Villforth

John has touched so many people with those things he cares about from his heart. First, his wonderful photos shared generously in calendars, bulletin boards and DVDs. His leadership with the...
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