Xavier Emmanuel Serrano-Rosado, age 35 of Orlando was tragically taken from his family, friends, and community on June 12, 2016. He was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico to Jesus M. Serrano and Cruz M. Rosado.
Xavier touched so many lives with his smile and laughter. He was described as a happy, energetic person who enjoyed salsa dancing and spending time with his 5 year old son. and will be truly missed by all. He had performed at local theme parks, including Walt Disney World, and on the Norwegian Cruise Line.
Serrano found a creative outlet dancing at various bars under the name Eman Valentino. Splash Bar in Panama City announced his death "with a heavy heart" via Facebook. Wilma Lozano, the mother of Serrano's son, said he loved to spend time with the boy swimming in the pool, watching movies and playing video games.
"He was always energetic and always had a smile on his face that made you smile too," Lozano said through a Facebook message. "And if I was down, he knew how to made me smile and get back up." Lozano said Serrano moved here from Puerto Rico 10 years ago. She and Serrano met while salsa dancing. She said Serrano worked at the Aldo store at Orlando International Premium Outlets. (excerpts from Orlando Sentinel).
He leaves to cherish his memory, Parents Jesus Serrano and Cruz Rosado both of Puerto Rico; son Kelvyn Emmanuel Serrano of Orlando; partner Wilma Lozano of Orlando; brothers Jesus Serrano and Carlos Serrano both of Puerto Rico; sisters Brenda Serrano of Wisconsin, and Glenda Serrano of Philadelphia.
The family will be receiving friends from 3:30 until 6:30 pm, followed by the Mass on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Resurrection Catholic Church located at 1211 Winter Garden Vineland-Road, Winter Garden 34787.