Thursday, June 10, 2021

Jean Gernier Jean Felix

Jean Gernier Jean Felix, age 67, of Orlando, passed away Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 at Health Central Hospital in Ocoee.   He was born in Benait, Haiti,  on June 5, 1953, the son  of the late Manina St. Felix  and Lemonier  Jean Felix.  Jean was employed as a residential carpenter.

Jean leaves to cherish his memory, wife Nicolle Jean Felix Dalexis of Orlando; two daughters, Jeanine Jean Felix, Carline Jean Felix; son Jones Jean Felix;  sister Yvonne Jean Felix; two brothers Aneville Jean Felix, Amonville Jean Felix all of Haiti and  is also survived by 3 grandchildren.

Calling Hours for the family will be held from  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, June 11th, 2021 at Dobbs Funeral Home in Orlando.  The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 12th, 2021 at Dobbs Funeral Home, followed by interment at Washington Park Cemetery.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

George L. Davis

George L. Davis of Orlando, passed away peacefully in his sleep on June 5, 2021.  He was born in Clarksville, Tennessee and moved to Orlando when his parents relocated.   He is predeceased by his mother Mary, his father George and sister Libby.  He is survived by his loving wife Josephine, brothers Floyd(Tracy), Robert(Mary), sister Mildred Clark, step children, Debbie(Ken), Sharon, John, Joey, several nieces & nephews.

George worked for many years at Elmers Paint and Body Shop.  He was a Eucharistic Minister at St. Andrews Catholic Church.  He was a proud 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.  George loved to dance, break out in song, make lots of fun animal sounds and his infamous Donald Duck quack quack to children.   George loved fishing, shrimping and his stories about wrestling alligators were always such fun.  He loved being a Clown and love to travel on Cruises.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 10th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Dobbs Funeral Home, 430 N Kirkman Road, Orlando.  His mass will be on Friday, June 11th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrews Catholic Church, 801 North Hastings Street, Orlando.  Interment will be at Glen Haven Memorial Park, 2300 Temple Drive, Winter Park at 2:30 p.m.   There will be a reception following mass before Interment at St. Andrews Church, Parish Center then we will process to Glen Haven Memorial Park for Interment.



Monday, June 7, 2021

Pierre Genard Harris

Pierre Genard Harris, age 29, of Orlando, passed away Sunday, June 6th, 2021. A lifelong Floridian, he was born in Orlando, the son of Angela Harris and was employed  as a driver in the trucking industry.

Pierre leaves to cherish his memory, mother Angela Harris; two brothers, Rashid  Bradley, Malachi Jones of Orlando; and maternal grandparents Pearl Calhoun and Eddie Harris all of Orlando.

Calling hours will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Friday, June 18th, 2021 at Dobbs Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 19th, 2021 in the Henry Chapel of First Baptist Church of Orlando located at 3000 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando Fl 32805.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Jacqueline A. Clark

Jacqueline A. (Grippin) Clark passed away Saturday, May 29th, 2021 after a courageous 3 year battle with ovarian cancer.  She passed peacefully and surrounded by her loving family.  Jackie was the middle daughter of Jack and Phyllis Grippin.  She grew up in Middlburgh, NY where she made lifelong friendships.

In 1979 she met her soulmate Peter Clark.  For 39 years Jackie and Peter built a life together in New Windsor, NY.  They enjoyed their children, their grandchildren vacations to Cape Cod, going to the movies, but they especially enjoyed just being together.  Their adoration for each other will live on for generations to come.

Jackie also started working at West Point Tours in 1979.  She started as a bus driver and then went on to running the dispatch office where she stayed until her early retirement in 2018.  She was a leader, a teacher, a mother to some, a friend to all.  Her heart was huge.  Her laughter - contagious.  She loved Halloween and Christmas.  And her "Peter" stories would crack the whole room up.  She was larger than life.  And she will be painfully missed.

She is predeceased by her parents and her loving husband Peter.  Jackie is survived by her 2 daughters Stephanie Bartholomew and Corinne (Simon) Uht.  Grandchildren: Ashley (Eli) Jacobson, Alecia (Andrew) Seletsky, Riley Uht and Simon Uht.  Great grandchildren Cooper and Olive Seletsky.  Her sisters Barbara (Carmen) St. George and Pam (Kevin) Stock.  Her nieces and nephews: Nick, Patty, CJ, Todd and Nicole. As well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and great nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on August 5th, 2021 from 2pm to 4pm at Brooks Funeral Home in Newburgh, NY.  A celebration of life will be held immediately at the Temple Hill Tavern in New Windsor.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jackie's name to The Green County Women's League, Cancer Patient Aid, PO Box 341, Round Top, NY 12473.

Professional Services were done by Dobbs Funeral Home in Orlando, Florida.  A special thank you from our family to yours.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Gerald "Jerry" Pavlovsky, Jr.

Gerald "Jerry" Pavlovsky, Jr. passed away on Friday May 21, 2021 at the age of 75.  Born in Chicago in 1945, he grew up in Orlando after his family moved there in 1948.  He attended St. James Catholic School and Edgewater High  School.  After high school, he served three years in the United States Marines and fought in the Vietnam War.  He was a life member of the VFW and a member of the American Legion.

Following his honorable discharge from the military, he graduated from Florida Technological University (now UCF).  He worked at Southland Corporation in Orlando for nearly 20 years, then at Sysco Food Services in Ocoee for over 25 years.

After retiring from Sysco, he moved to Cape Canaveral where he could enjoy all his favorite things.  He loved to fish, golf, and relax at the beach.  He also had a great love for animals, and he enjoyed telling people about his grand-dog Red.

He is preceded in death by his parents Jerry and Elsie and his sister Eloise.  He is survived by his son Nick Pavlovsky; daughter-in-law Jamie Pavlovsky; Nancy Pavlovsky (Nick's mother); brothers Norman, Arthur, and Phil; sisters Charlotte and Dolores.

The family will be holding a funeral mass at 10:00 am on May 28, 2021 at St. Andrew Catholic Church with Father Leo Hodges officiating.  Internment will follow the mass at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell at 2:00 pm.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Steven Malkowski

Steven Malkowski, age 95 of Orlando, died on May 18, 2021. Mr. Malkowski was a retired engineer from Lockheed-Martin.  Born in Chicago, IL he moved to Orlando in January 1959.  He was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church,  He was a life member of the Knights of Columbus, an advocate for social services, a former chairman of the Department of children and Families, District 7 ADM planning council which covered Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Brevard counties, served on the state ADM planning council, was on the executive board of Florida NAMI and NAMI of Orlando.  He also served on the advisory board for Northeast Florida State Hospital, and the Florida Center in Avon Park.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran.  His love for athletic excellence resulted in placing highly in the entire U.S. Naval aviation strength, speed and agility tests during WW2.  As a naval cadet he rose to battalion commander of his class.  The end of the war ended his flight training.  He was also a registered lobbyist for social services in the State of Florida.  In the 1990s he initiated a drive to achieve equitable funding for Central Florida ADM programs resulting in a 5.5 million dollar yearly, recurring increase.  During his years before becoming and engineering graduate from the University of Illinois.  He worked as a professional entertainer doing circus acts on various early television shows, as well as in nightclubs, theaters, and fairs.  In Central Florida he also served as vice president of cub scouting while his sons were members.  His main hobby was bowling at which he became exceptionally accomplished as evidenced by numerous 300 games and an 800 series.  He also raised exotic plants, mainly orchids and bromeliads.

He is preceded in death by his wife Imelda "Millie", He is survived by sons David of Oviedo, Steven T and John both of Orlando; daughter Ruth Rauenzahn of Orlando,  five granddaughters, Sarah, Jamie, Amy, Anna and Kyra all from the Greater Orlando area; sisters Alice Klecker (deceased) from St. Petersburg, FL, MaryAnn Cluggish from Boston, Mass. 

The family will be receiving friends at 9:45a, followed by a funeral mass at 10:30a on May 26, 2021 at St. Andrew Catholic Church with Father Bart Garcon officiating.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Gerald Byron Beckham

Gerald Byron Beckham, age 54, of Orlando, passed away Wednesday, May 5th, 2021.  He was born in Victoria, TX on August 24, 1966, the son of Geraldine (Weidemann) and the late Robert Eugene Beckham and was employed as a Stock Market Day Trader.

Gerald is  survived by his mother Geraldine Beckham of Orlando and his brother Daniel Beckham of Clermont, Florida.

A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, May 21st, 2021 at Dobbs Funeral Home.

Raghunandan Ramlagan

Raghunandan Ramlagan, 84, of Orlando passed away Sunday, May 16th, 2021 at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando.  He was born in Enterprise, Guyana,  and employed in warehouse packing and shipping.

Raghunandan leaves to cherish his memory, wife Socilla (Saumber) Ramlagan; sons Besham Ramlagan, Nardeo Ramlagan, Brian Ramlagan, and Rajpaul Ramlagan, all of Orlando; daughter Soma Joseph of Ocoee; 17 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021  followed by the funeral service from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Thursday, May 20th, 2021 at Dobbs Funeral Home in Orlando, FL .  Cremation will follow the service on Thursday at Metro Crematory in Ocoee.

Ronald Richard Scarpato

Ronald Richard Scarpato, age 79, of Orlando, passed away Sunday, May 9th, 2021 at Cornerstone Hospice at Health Central in Ocoee.   He was born in Philadelphia, the son  of the late Veronica (Orr)  and Salvatore  Scarpato.  Ronald served in the US Army and was employed as an Iron Worker.

Ronald is  survived by wife Victoria (Coletta) Scarpato of Orlando; three sons Ronald Scarpato of Virginia, Salvatore Scarpato of Springfield, PA, Frank Scarpato of Philadelphia, PA; sister Elizabeth Piccone of Longport, NJ.;  and is  also survived by 1 grandchild Nicholas Scarpata.

Calling hours will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 at Dobbs Funeral Home in Orlando with Deacon Armand officiating a Wake Service at 7:00 pm.