Margaret McNair, loving wife and mother, died July 22, 2012 following an eight year battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was 88 years old. A stay at home mom, she stayed busy raising three children before retiring with her husband, Bill, to Homosassa, Florida in 1977. Margaret was a long time resident of Sugarmill Woods until 2006 and one of the earliest members of the Sugarmill Woods Country Club. She was an avid bridge player and was instrumental in the formation of many of the bridge groups that are still in play today. She also enjoyed golf and remains the only member of her family to ever score a hole in one. She was a long time member of the First Presbyterian Church of Crystal River. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Bill, three children, Ed McNair (Charlotte), Jean Smith (Terry), and Lee McNair, two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: Cornerstone Hospice, Orlando Lutheran Towers Foundation, or The Alzheimer's Association.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Leopoldo "Mike" Fernandez
June 10, 1935 - July 21, 2012
Moved to Orlando, FL in 1992 with his wife Sandra and his two boys, Miguel Jose and Cesar Alejandro. Orlando was their home for 20 years. He worked for Westgate Resorts Corporate offices in Orlando, FL.
Compass Investments in Winter Park, FL and Tempus Resorts, in Kissimmee, for 7 years, as Verification Officer, and received many awards. Retired in 2010, because of failing health. Never lost his sense of humor and hope for the future.
Since December 2011 he was living at Ocoee Health Care & Rehab Center, following surgery and declining physical & mental health. He made many friends there and we want to thank his roommate Raul Gutierrez and family for their kindness and love towards Leopoldo, He was very grateful for that. His family would like to extend a special and heartfelt thanks to Ocoee Health Care & Rehab Center and Hospice of the Comforter, to their wonderful Administrative staff, Doctor’s, Nurses and Nurses Aides for their wonderful care, love and support of our husband and father. You are truly appreciated.
He is survived by his wife of 36 yrs. Sandra O. Fernandez, his daughters Lina Marie Fernandez and Patricia Ann Fernandez, his sons Miguel Jose Fernandez and Cesar Alejandro Fernandez. His brother Carlos Cervantes & Sandy Cervantes. His nephew Hector L. Fernandez & Firy Fernandez, As well as many other family members through out the United States and abroad.
His brilliant mind, his wonderful sense of humor and loving kindness will surely be missed by all who knew and loved him. He is now at Peace, where there is no more pain or sorrow. His family wants to thank everyone for all their prayers, love and support. Families are Forever, until we meet again!
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Joy leaves to cherish her memory, children Marva (niece), Phillip, Marcia, Sharon, David, Joanne; her grandchildren Stephen, Faith, Charity, Philip, Stephen, Sacheen, Sophia, John, Westley, Jazzmeen, Kristopher, Patrick, Lauren, Taylor, Chelsea, Chance; 7 great grandchildren, Sister Pansy, Brother O'Brien, Caregiver Donna, and many, many dear friends near and far.
The family will be receiving friends on Monday, July 23rd from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Dobbs Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 11:00 am with Pastor Thomas Hensley officiating. Interment will be at Washington Park Cemetery followed by repast at Washington Shores Presbyterian Church located at 3600 Rogers Drive, Orlando Florida 32805.
Should you wish to honor Joy, the family encourages you to make a donation to one of her favorite charities, The American Heart Associations or the Diabetes Society.