Aida Maria Rivera age 81 passed away on Friday, February 10th, 2012 in Conyers, Georgia. Aida was born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Santiago and Estefania (Rosario) Rivera. She was employed as a beauty and hair stylist and was a member of St. Augustine Church of Fern Park. Aida leaves to cherish her memory, three daughters, Elizabeth (Arthur) Eurbin of Orlando, Wanda (Greg) Diaz-Gant of Conyers, GA, Marisol (Terry) Carlton of Orlando; son Anthony (Linda) Rodriguez of Orlando; 15 grandchildren, Jimmy (Nornacis) Rivera, Andre Perez, Luzaida Alicea, Dominic Rodriguez, Athena (Leland) Dicus, Elena (Richard) Santiago, Rosaida (Ya'Donnis) Hardaway, Steven Barbosa, Jason Rodriguez, Jessica Cadavid, Brandon Holm, Brett Holm, Gino Cadavid, Fernando Carlton, Alejandra Carlton; 9 great-grandchildren, Kathleen, Alyssa, Kendra, Jordan, Ya'Donnis, Braylon, Brandon, Leah and Bryson. The family received friends on Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 at Dobbs Funeral Home from 5-8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Andrew Catholic Church on Thursday, February 16th, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. followed by burial at Winter Garden Cemetery.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Richard Billy Luyo, Jr., age 25 of Orlando passed away Sunday, February 12th, 2012. Richard was born in Orlando, Florida the son of Iliana (Gonzalez) and Richard B. Luyo, Sr. He was employed as a salesman. Richard leaves to cherish his memory, parents Iliana and Richard Luyo, Sr. of Orlando; wife Criselle (Sofia) Luyo of Orlando; son Rylan David Luyo of Orlando; brother Joshua Lee Luyo of Orlando and paternal grandparents Jesus Damasco and Bella Luyo of Ecuador. He is also survived by cousins, friends and extended family that love him and will always live in their hearts. The family will be receiving friends on Monday, February 20th, 2012 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the Henry Chapel of First Baptist Church of Orlando. The funeral service will be held in the Henry Chapel at 10:30 am on Tuesday, February 21st, with Rev. Nicole officiating. Interment will follow the service at Greenwood Cemetery.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Ianthe "Beryl" Branch went to be with the Lord on February 12, 2012. She was born on August 25, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida, the daughter of William Fulton Brooks and Ianthe Coe Clark, Beryl was a cost pricing specialist for REXEL for the past 21 years. Surviving family members include her husband of 24 years Sam; three sons Chuck (Sherrie) Hansen of Hilliard FL, Sam (Crystal) Branch of Harrison TN, Curtis Branch of Murphy, NC; two brothers Barnett (Kim) Clark of Warner Robbins, GA, Wade (Linda) Clark of Jasper, AL; one granddaughter Emma Brook Branch, two grandsons Bryce and Travis Hansen; two nieces and three nephews. A memorial service will be held at Dobbs Funeral Home, February 25, 2012 at 2:00 pm. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs or the American Cancer Society.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Valda Floyd Hoskins rejoined her husband, Jess Hoskins (passed April 1993) and Son-in-law George Goodman (passed February 1998) on January 31, 2012. While we are saying "Goodbye" here, there are so many others who have gone ahead and who are waiting to say "Hello" again as you enter Heaven. You will be missed by your friends and family and the many people whose lives you touched. Her memories will be cherished by her daughters Valerie Goodman (Hudson, Florida) and Pamela Rossiter and her husband Richard Rossiter (Uniontown, Ohio); her son Barry Hoskins (City of Green, Ohio); granddaughters Kimberly and her husband Roger French (Lake City, PA), Crystal Rossiter (Akron, OH), Amber and her husband Scott Klein (Groveland, FL), Joyce and her husband Mike Fetrow (Gaylord, MI); grandson Rich Rossiter II (Uniontown, OH); great grandchildren Natalie Goodman (Lake City, PA), Alicia Klein (Clermont, FL), Jessica Rossiter (Uniontown, OH), Samantha Klein (Groveland, FL), and William Klein (Groveland, FL) and great-grandchildren Willow and Wyatt Fetrow (Gaylord, MI). A viewing was held at Hecker Funeral Home in Uniontown, Ohio on February 3rd, 2012. Valda will be laid to rest next to her husband on the 67th anniversary of their engagement February 14th, 2012 at the Ocoee Cemetery on East Geneva St, Ocoee, Florida. Calling hours and service will be held at Dobbs Funeral Home on February 14th, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Jean Jacques Roney age 44 of Orlando passed away on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012. Jean was born in Port-au-Prince Haiti, the son of Luciane (Talent) and Charles Roney. Jean was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Orlando and was employed as a comedian. He leaves to cherish his memory wife Jacqueline (Zephr) Roney of Orlando; daughter Jackerline Roney of Orlando; son Jayson Roney of Orlando; two sisters Gina Dorce of New York, Olga Roney of Haiti; three brothers Joseph Alix Roney of Orlando, Mike Jean-Pierre of Orlando and Lucien Roney of New Jersey. The family will be receiving friends on Friday, February 10th, 2012 from 5 until 8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. James Catholic Church on Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. followed by interment at Winter Garden Cemetery.
James Patrick McKibben age 66 of Orlando, passed away on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 at his home. Jim was born in Kingsville, Ohio the son of Elizabeth (Colgan) and Edward S. McKibben. He served in the U.S. Army stationed in Korea during the Vietnam Era. He was self employed as a sole proprietor and salesman. Jim was a member of Mary Queen of the Universe Shrine Catholic Church in Orlando. His memory will be cherished by his wife, Anita (Couture) McKibben; two daughters Lisa McKibben and Lori Aldinger both of Orlando; sister Kay Green of Ohio; two brothers Robert C. McKibben of Chipley and Edward S. McKibben of Uriah, Alabama; 3 grandchildren Jordan, Megan and Sarah of Orlando. A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 6th, 2012 at Dobbs Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m.