Kenneth J. Wavpotich, age 71, of The Villages, FL passed away on August 29, 2019 at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL. He was the husband of Joan Wavpotich for 48 years.
Kenneth was born in Queens, NY, a son of the late Vladislav and Eleanor Wavpotich. He was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Vietnam Conflict. Prior to his retirement Kenneth was a manager with the US Postal Service. He retired in 2008 and moved to the Orlando area. In 2014 he moved to The Villages where 2 of his longtime friends had established residency. Ken was active in the Mets Club and 2 bowling leagues. He loved bowling since 8 years old, never reaching the magic 300 game, however, he came close with 299. Kenneth was an active Trivia player. He is survived by his wife, Joan Lorraine Wavpotich of The Villages, FL.
The family will receive friends at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1511 Buenos Aires Blvd, The Villages, FL on Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 5-7pm. Further funeral services will be held in Long Island, NY with burial at St Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. Please check www.hiers-baxley.com Tuesday morning to confirm.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation 12902 Magnolia Drive MBC-FOUND Tampa, FL 33612 (https://moffitt.org/give/ways-to-give/) in memory of Kenneth J. Wavpotich.
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