Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Alexandria Monica Gillis

Alexandria Monica Gillis, age 38 of Orlando, passed away Friday, November 1st, 2019.   She was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts, the daughter of Walter E. Quinn and Anne Gillis and was employed in hospitality.

Alexandria leaves to cherish her memory, mother Anne Gillis, daughter Arianna Delgado, son Julian Delgado all of Orlando; sons Jonathan and Jaydon Pappas both of Massachusetts and brother Ross Mousette of Orlando.

The family is having a gathering of friends at 1:30 pm followed by a memorial service at 2:00 pm on November 21st, 2019 at Dobbs Funeral Home.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Jennifer Ann Bleichner


Jennifer Ann Bleichner, age 32, of Orlando, passed away Friday, November 8th, 2019.  She was born in Sanford, FL the daughter of Brian and Sally (Stephenfield) Bleichner, and was employed as a nutrition consultant for Natures Market, Funeral Associate for Dobbs Funeral Home and was a senior at St. Petersburg College earning her degree in Mortuary Science.   She attended Church in the Son in Orlando.

Jennifer was a fitness enthusiast who would often be seen at LA Fitness for 4 - 5 hours on any given day.  She was an old soul who loved her music, Johnny Mathis, Elvis, the Beach Boys and wouldn't dream of missing a Michael Jackson or Prince Concert!  Often times she had a dry sense of humor that you would miss if you didn't know her until you thought about it for a few minutes (The Queen of Puns), plus she was a music history buff.  She knew her stuff!  Name That Tune!!!!

Jennifer leaves to cherish her memory, father Brian Bleichner of Orlando;  mother Sally Bleichner of Geneva; brothers Eric Bleichner of Altamonte Springs, Ryan Bleichner of Bogata, TX; Christopher Bleichner of Orlando; grandmother Molly Perry of Geneva; nephews Thomas Bleichner, Bryan David Bleichner and 3 nieces Emily, Sophie and Lee Lu.

A memorial service for Jennifer will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Dobbs Funeral Home.

Dean Thakurdin

Dean Thakurdin, age 95, of  Orlando, passed away Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at the Solaris Windermere Nursing Home  He was born in Susannah's Rust, Guyana, the son of Rampersaud and Necchi and was employed as a machinist for a gun manufacturer.  

Dean leaves to cherish his memory, daughter Lilouty (Iris) Singh of Canada; son Harry Persaud of West Palm Beach; daughter Kavita Mangru of Ft. Lauderdale; son Chris Persaud of Guyana; daughter Sandra Latchmana of Canada; 15 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren.

The family will be receiving friends on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Dobbs Funeral Home.  A traditional Hindu service will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 9:00 am until 11:30 am, followed by cremation at Metro Crematory located at 751 Bluford Avenue in Ocoee. 

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Matthew Steven Dirden

Matthew Steven Dirden of Ocoee, age 27, passed away at his home on Sunday, October 27, 2019 from muscular dystrophy.    He was a lifelong Orlando resident the son of Ronnie and Cheryl Ann (Harker) Dirden, Sr.

Matthew is survived by his father Ronnie of Gorham, Illinois and his brother Ronnie Jr. of Ocoee.  The family will be receiving friends at Dobbs Funeral Home from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm, followed by the funeral service on Monday, November 4, 2019.  Interment will follow the service at Winter Garden Cemetery.

Diana Dawn Harper


Diana Dawn Harper, age 52, of Orlando, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  She was born in Ravenna, Ohio, the daughter of Billy and Rosalea (Fitzwater) Harper and was employed as a hair stylist at the Hair Cuttery.


Diana leaves to cherish her memory along with her father Billy of Orlando; daughter Amanda Harper of Altamonte Springs; companion Kenneth Brown of Orlando; sister Juanita Collar of Oceana, West Virginia; brothers David Harper of Apopka, Billy Harper of Mt. Dora and 5 grandchildren.

The family will be receiving friends at Dobbs Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.  The funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Dexter Johnson officiating at Dobbs Funeral Home, followed by interment at Ocoee Cemetery.