Beatriz Gil, 85 of The Villages died January 3, 2015 at home with her family by her side. Beatriz was born May 20, 1929 in Oruro, Boliva to the late Esther and Esteban Alborta. She married the love of her life Edmundo Gil on January 29, 1950. They moved to the United States in 1970 and settled in New Jersey to raise their children. Beatriz dedicated 28 years of teaching children at the Paterson Education Association. She enjoyed bowling, singing and dancing. Beatriz was a great cook and devoted mother. She and her husband retired to The Villages in 2005. Beatriz was a devoted wife of 65 years to Edmundo. She is also survived by her son, Emille and his wife, Anne Marie; daughter, Tania Gil and her companion, Richard V. and grandchildren, Jeffrey and Marlena. A funeral mass will be held 8:30AM, Monday, January 12, 2015 at St. Timothy Catholic Church. A gathering of friends and family will be held immediately following mass at the church.