Friday, October 20, 2017

Melissa Suzanne Fazio

Melissa Suzanne Fazio, age 38, of Orlando, passed away Monday, October 16th, 2017.   She was born in Orlando, the daughter of Edith (Boggetta)  and Richard Steele Barlow and was employed as a phlebotomist.  

Melissa leaves to cherish her memory, parents Edith and Richard Barlow; husband Phillip Fazio; two sons Drake Fazio, Mason Fazio, all of Orlando; sister Brandy (Vic) DeVore of Clermont.  

The family will be receiving friends at Dobbs Funeral Home on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm.  The funeral service will follow visitation at 1:00 pm.  Interment will be at Winter Garden Cemetery.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

William Anthony O'Donnell

William Anthony O'Donnell, 73, of Orlando, FL, passed away, Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at Orlando Regional Medical Center.   He was born in Detroit, MI on October 20, 1943, a son of the late Dominica Rose (Cicatella)  and Patrick Emmett O'Donnell. William was married to Verna (Messinger) O'Donnell.

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Bill and Verna met during a farmer's strike , working a picket line in 1978 and have shared their lives happily together for 39 years.  He joined Labor Union Local 517 in 1964 and was a Business Agent then Business Manager and Special  International Rep until retiring in 2002.

 Bill was devoted to his job, family and friends.  He was loved and respected by all who knew him.  He had many hobbies with fishing being one of his favorites.  He enjoyed playing lottery tickets and playing poker with friends and family.  He had a wonderful sense of humor that kept  you laughing all the time.  He was a great story teller and enjoyed sharing all his great tales.  Bill was a devoted and loving Husband, Father, Papa, Brother and friend.  He will be greatly missed by all and loved loved by his family and friends.

Bill has gone to be with our children and other family members who went to Heaven before him.  Bill will always be with me in my heart and one day we will be together again.  Bill is and always be "The Love Of My Life".

Bill is predeceased by his son Daniel Michael Anthony (2014); grand daughter Amanda Marie Anthony (1989) and leaves to cherish his memory, wife Verna (Messinger) O'Donnell; son William "Tony" (Dana) O'Donnell of Orlando; two sisters, Patricia (Dennis) Beach of Tennessee, Carmella (Steve) Phipps of Tennessee; brother, Leslie "Joe" (Sue) O'Donnell of Orlando; He is also survived by grandchildren Nicholas, Michael and Daniele O'Donnell; great grandchild Christabelle O'Donnell  all of Orlando; several nieces & nephew.

The family will be receiving friends at Dobbs Funeral Home on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 12:00 pm, followed by the funeral service at 1:00 pm with Deacon Larry Herbert officiating.  Interment will be at Lake Hill Cemetery in Orlo Vista.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Asquith S. Armstrong

Asquith S. Armstrong, age 70, of Windermere, passed away Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at Mike Conley Hospice House in Clermont.  He was born in Jamaica, the son of the late Pearline (Beecher) and Egbert Martin Armstrong and was employed as a salesman in the fashion industry.  Asquith was a member of Church of the Ascension and was the husband of Lilieth (Gooden) Armstrong of Windermere.

The family will be receiving friends at Church of the Ascension Church on Saturday, October 14, 2017, located at 4950 S. Apopka Vineland Road from 9:00 until 10:00 am.  The funeral service will follow visitation at 10:00 am.  Interment will be at Winter Garden Cemetery.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Leona E. Harrison

Leona E. Harrison, age 86 of Orlando, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017.  A lifelong Floridian, she was the daughter of Newton F. and Rena (Koons) Chase.   Leona was employed as a credit manager for a department store and was married to Joseph Harrison also of Orlando.

Leona is preceded in death by her parents, Newt and Rena Chase of Stuart; sister Margie Hart of Kenansville, and leaves to cherish her memory, husband of 65 years Joseph Harrison; twin daughters Christine Lashley of Ocala, Charlene Forth (Chuck) of Clermont; daughter Teresa Swander of Ocala; son Joseph Harrison Jr. (Bobbie) of Melbourne; brother Billy Chase (Wanda) of Stuart; sister Shirley Hubbard (Jerry) of Melbourne; grandchildren Tammy Mashburn, Maria Fletcher, Chase Forth, Kassie Ledoux; great grandchildren Beau Mashburn, Karleigh Bevins and Abbey Fletcher.

The Funeral service will be held at Dobbs Funeral Home on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 11:00 am with Chaplain Mike Carlson officiating.  Interment will follow the service at Lake Hill Cemetery in Orlo Vista.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Madeline (Madi) Castagna

Madeline (Madi) Castagna... Age 75, passed away September 28, 2017 with her family at her bedside in Orlando,  Florida. Beloved wife of Albert (Al) for 53 years and Loving mother to Letitia (Eric) Brandsgaard and Michelle (Robert) Perrotti. Sister to Felicia Tracy. NANA to Ashley (19), Brandon(17), Braden (14), Rebecca (12), Roberto (10) and Sebastian (3). And of course, her furry grandbabies Logan, Bella, Mama Kitty, Aashes, Shaadow, Snowball, Zeena and Cooper. Aunt to Therese (Tom) Brennan, Billy (Reinhardt), Tom (Leslie ) Reinhardt, Kellianne Greene, Tracie (Vincent) Sciascia, Eric (Dawn) Wachsning.  Great Aunt and friend. Many will miss "Ms Madi "

Preceded in death by, Baby Joey, Frank and Bernice Tracy, Philip and Rose CastagnaGary Reinhardt,  David and Lucille Hurst, Joann Castagna and Grace Reinhardt.

Funeral 11:30am on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at St Jude Maronite Catholic Church, 5555 Dr. Phillips Blvd, Orlando, 32819. Burial in Dr Phillip's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to  the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Robert Blaise

Robert Blaise,  age 75, of Orlando, passed away Tuesday, September 26th, at Florida Hospital Orlando.  He was born in Bombardopolis, Haiti,  the son of the late Matilda (Charlemagne)  and Turgo  Blaise and was employed as a driver for Airport Trucking.  

Robert leaves to cherish his memory, wife Marie  (Alerte) Blaise of Orlando; four daughters, Carlin Blaise of Boston, Judith Blaise of New York, Tamar Blaise of Orlando, Roberta Blaise, of Tampa;  eight sons Edzer Blaise, of New Jersey; Brunel Blaise, of New Jersey; Harry Blaise, of New York; Kerlin Blaise, of Michigan; Simphar Blaise, of Orlando; Michael Blaise, of Tampa; Al Blaise, of Orlando; Marc Ardy Blaise

The family will be receiving friends from 8:30 until 9:40 am on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Dobbs Funeral Home.  The Mass will follow at 10:00 am at St. Andrew Catholic Church located at 801 N. Hastings Street, Orlando with Father Leo Hodges officiating.  Interment will follow the Mass at Winter Garden Cemetery.