Friday, October 30, 2015

Rosina Rosemarie Mannino

Rosina Rosemarie Mannino,  age 80, of Clermont, passed away Monday, October 19th, 2015 at Orlando Regional Medical Center.  Rosina was born in New York, NY the daughter of Victor and Anna (Ambrosia) Porcaro.  She was employed as a bank teller.

Rosina leaves to cherish her memory husband Milo Mannino of Clermont.  A memorial service will be held at 12:00 noon in the Henry Chapel at First Baptist Church  on Thursday,  November 5, 2015. 

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Mary Louise Eggeson Wilson

Mary Louise (Mary Lou) Eggeson Wilson, devoted servant of Christ and namesake of His Blessed Mother, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, gracefully and with great dignity and courage left this world and arrived in Heaven on October 28, 2015, amid the joyful celebration of the angels, as well as, many family members and friends there awaiting her. Mary Lou was born on September 20, 1930, and just recently celebrated her 85th birthday. At the time of her death, her current residence was Windermere, Florida; however, after a brief stay in Jacksonville, Illinois as a child, she lived most of her life in her birthplace of Quincy, Illinois.

Mary Lou was the daughter of William and Vera (Stratman) Eggeson, both of Quincy. She graduated from Quincy High School in 1948. She was married to Dale Kemp Wilson (also of Quincy) and was a devoted and loving wife for 54 years, until his death in 2004. Together they had eight children who adored her: Deborah K. Badamo (Gary) of Windermere, Florida; Michael Lee Wilson (Colleen) of Downs, Illinois; Mark Stephen Wilson (Beth) of Raytown, Missouri; David Kemp Wilson (deceased); Karen Denise Wieckert Purdy (Terry) of Austin, Texas; Jeffrey Dale Wilson of Bloomington, Illinois; Lori Lynn Wilson (deceased) and Timothy Shawn Wilson of St. Louis, Missouri. She was also an incredibly loving grandmother, great-grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt and friend to many, all of whom will greatly miss her beautiful smile and unconditional love. Mary Lou was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church for many years, but during her most recent time in Quincy, was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. She retired from Sears after 25 years of service.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her sister, Patricia (Eggeson) Yates, daughter Lori and husband Dale. Funeral mass in Windermere, Florida will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church on November 7, 2015, at 11:00 am, and in Quincy, Illinois, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 10:00 am.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Deva Deo Persad

Deva Deo Persad, age 68, of Davenport, FL passed away Saturday, October 24th, at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, Orange County.   Deva was born in Couva, Trinidad,  the son of the late Basdaye (Parag)  and Bharat  Persad and was employed as an electrical engineer.

Deva leaves to cherish his memory, wife Cherylann (Ramoo) Persad of Davenport; daughter Natasha Forrest of Davenport, FL; two sons Darryl Persad and Sacha Persad, both of London; grandson Marcus Forrest of Davenport;  sister Padmini Ramthal of Trinidad and others.

The family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 12:00 pm, followed by the funeral service at 1:00 pm with Pastor Thomas Hensley officiating.  Interment will be in Trinidad at a later date.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Anne Mercier Herbert

Anne Mercier Herbert, age 69, of Longwood, FL passed away Sunday, October 18th, 2015 at her residence with her husband by her side.  Anne was born in Washington, DC the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Lang)  and George  Mercier.  She was a faithful member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Orlando and was employed as a school teacher.

Anne is preceded in memory by her parents and sister Jeanne Halley (1998).  She leaves to cherish her memory, her devoted husband Deacon Laurence Matthew Herbert of Longwood; and brother, George Mercier of Springfield, MA. 

The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Dobbs Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 pm on Friday, October 23, 2015 at St. Andrew Catholic Church.  Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL at a later date.  The family is requesting in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Hospice of the Comforter or the American Cancer Society in her name.

William Allen Sorrell

William A Sorrell departed this life at the age of 93 to join his wife Mary Lucille Waters Sorrell, on Thursday, October 15, 2015.  

 Bill received an honorable discharge from the army 1946 where he served for two years as a corporal in bombsight mechanics, automatic pilot instructor and repair man.  He also received the American theater of operations service ribbon, good conduct and victory medals. Among his accomplishments in the service, Bill was also recognized for being a carbine and pistol sharpshooter.  Prior to induction, Bill was employed by G.L. Martin company at Middle River, Maryland as a Hammersmith shop supervisor for five years.

In the year 1946 at the age of 24, Bill married the love of his life Lucy. They moved from Baltimore, Maryland to Orlando, Florida where Bill was employed by Martin Marietta Aerospace Company as a mechanical engineer. He was the business manager for missile programs and missile test programs. Bill took early retirement in 1984 to care for his wife Lucy who died of cancer in 1986.

Bill enjoyed the mountains of North Carolina for years where he would go every summer.  He was a very good bowler and enjoyed watching professional bowling on TV as well as professional golf.  Bill bought a new putter every time he played golf to try to improve his game, but as he tells the story, he just ended up with a garbage can in the garage full of putters.

One of Bill's greatest joys in life was singing in the church choir. He had a great love for music.  He played the organ and taught himself how to play the guitar.  Whatever Bill did he put his whole heart and soul into it.

The things that were most important to Bill was his family, his church and his church friends, and being a good neighbor.

We will miss you Bill. May you rest in peace.

Funeral services will be held at Broadway United Methodist Church in Orlando Florida at 11 AM, on October 22, 2015. Reception to follow. 

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Todd Raymond Olson

Todd Raymond Olson passed away on Thursday, October 8th, 2015 after a battle with lung cancer at Florida Memorial Hospital with his family present.  He was 56 born on March 16th, 1959 in Virginia, MN.  He later married Cindy Harmon on May 24th, 1982 in Lexington.  Todd graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a BS degree in Restaurant Management and Nutrition. 

He went on to receive his Masters degree in Business Administration from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.  He was employed as a facilities manager at Seaside National Bank Trust for 9 years. He enjoyed golfing, coaching and supporting both sons in numerous activities.  He was a leader in the community in a variety of ways; Owner of Planet Smoothie, coached numerous local baseball teams, supported Olympia High School’s Marching Band and both J.V. and Varsity Baseball Program.

Todd is survived by his wife Cindy; his 2 sons Christopher and Nicholas; parents Raymond and Audry Olson;  sister Susan and brother Scott (Jane) as well as many other sorrowing family and friends.  A service will be held at Dobbs Funeral Home on Saturday, October 24, 2015.  Visitation will be from 3 – 4 pm followed by the memorial service at from 4 pm.  In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Lung Cancer Foundation of America or charity of your choice.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Irene Ramsammy

Irene Ramsammy, age 82, of Windermere, FL, passed away Saturday, October 10th, 2015 at Florida Hospital Orlando, Orlando.   She was born in Leher/Kenny-Guyana, the daughter of the late Jim and Jane Singh and was a homemaker.

Irene is predeceased by sons Hazery  (1986) and Raman Ramsammy  (2014); and leaves to cherish her memory, husband Sammy Ramsammy of Windermere;  two daughters, Sandra Chunal of New York, Mureen Benimadhu of Canada; five sons Rohan Ramsammy of New York, Rajesh Ramsammy of Guyana, Jeffrey Ramsammy of Orlando, Sucil Ramsammy of Windermere,  Haresh Ramsammy of Minnesota; sister Kathleen Manilall of New York; 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren

The family will be receiving friends at Dobbs Funeral Home on Monday, October 12, 2015 from 7:00 until 9:00 pm., followed by the Traditional Hindu Service on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 from 8:30 until 11:00 am .  Interment will follow the funeral service at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 400 Woodlawn Cemetery Rd, Gotha FL.  

A light meal and refreshments will follow the burial at 7165 Horizon Circle, Windermere FL 34786

Friday, October 9, 2015

Theresa "Hazel" Waveney Bumbury-John

Theresa “Hazel” was born on June 27, 1958 to Edgar and Gertude Bumbury in Georgetown, Guyana.  Theresa “Hazel” migrated to Canada in 1974, where she completed her secondary education and then attended the University of Toronto, where she graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice. Hazel’s passion for education continued in many other areas.  When she entered the workplace, she joined an insurance company and there she completed many courses related to her job. Theresa “Hazel” migrated to the United States, first in Buffalo, New York and later in Orlando, Florida until her death.  In Orlando, Theresa “Hazel” strived for excellence and encouraged her children to work hard and perform to their full potential.

 Theresa “Hazel” was always known to have a pleasant smile. She enjoyed being a blessing to others and continued to have a positive spirit when she was unfortunately diagnosed with glioblastoma (brain cancer) in January 2013. Although her diagnosis was terminal, she continued to fight to overcome her illness. For the last two and a half years of her life, Theresa made sure to keep her spirits up and this seemed to give her strength to live past her prognosis. She encouraged everyone around her to stay strong and remain hopeful. 

Theresa passed away on September 28, 2015. And as the scripture, 2 Timothy 4:7 states, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” Theresa “Hazel” is survived by her mother, her husband (Sherman John), her daughters (Kamesha John, Zarah John, Savia John), her son (Andre Blenman), her grand-daughters (Emani Hewitt, Eva Blenman,  Nia Blenman), her step-children (Sherman John Jr. , Justin John, Kamiah John), her sisters (Gwendoline Bumbury Grant, Phyllis James, Desiree Matheson, Cheryl Bumbury),  her brothers (Charles Bunbury, Leonard Bumbury), 7 nieces and nephews, and many more relatives and friends. She has truly been a blessing to everyone around her.  We will all miss her. 

The family will be receiving friends from 9:30 until 10:30 am, followed by the funeral service on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Dobbs Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Winter Garden Cemetry.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Robert Lee Hime

Robert Lee Hime, age 35, of  Fort Myers, FL passed away Friday, October 2nd,  2015. Robert was born in Wilmington, DE  the son of Deborah (Hime) and the late Robert Lester Engleka and was employed as a construction roofer.

Robert is preceded in death by his matenal grandfather Lourena Hime Greer (August 30, 2000) and leaves to cherish his memory mother Deborah Hime;  two daughters Kaitlyn Marie Hime of Groveland; Lily Ann Hime of Ocoee;  two sons Robert Lee Hime, Jr., of Groveland, Ray Jaxson Hime of Ocoee;  two sisters, Sharena Gail Smith of West Palm Beach,  Deborah Lynn Walker, of Ft. Myers; paternal grandfather Ray Harold Hime of Orlando.

The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, October 8th, 2015 from 9:30 until 11:00 am followed by the funeral service  at Dobbs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Forrest officiating.   Interment will be at Lake Hill Cemetery.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Michael Scott Francis

Michael Scott Francis, age 39 passed away on September 21, 2015 in Winter Garden.  A life long Floridian, Michael was born in Orlando the son of Michael and Janice (Cothern) Francis.  He was an entrepreneur and owner of a party rental company and Global Matrix Capital.  

Michael leaves to cherish his memory mother Janice Cothern Francis of Orlando; daughters Ariel Nicole of Ft. Lauderdale, Vanessa Maria and Lissette Michelle Francis both of Orlando; and son Devon Michael McMillan of Ocoee.

The family will be receiving friends on Monday, October 5, 2015 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm followed by the funeral service at 12:00 pm. at Dobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Douglas J. Dobbs officiating.   Interment will be held at Winter Garden Cemetery.