GESNER MARES, age 82, of Kissimmee, Florida passed away Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at Colonial Lakes Health Care in Winter Garden, He was born in LAGONAVE, HaITI, on June 27, 1937, the son of the late Carmel del Carmeze and Guerier Jean Jacques.
Gesner Mares was a great baker and a farmer, he was an extremely hardworking men and father who loves his family dearly, loving father and friends. In 1980 he and his wife Philomene left their children back home in Haiti to come here to the States so his children could have a better life than he did. This is the kind of man he was, selfless when it come to his children and wife. Gesner Mares was loved by everyone who knew him he was very friendly, caring, and giving... and a very funny guy who loved to make everyone around him laugh with his corny jokes. He loved the outdoors, as he was a nature man at heart . He will be missed by countless. Now, the almighty has called him to his heaven. May his soul Rest In Peace.
Gesner is preceded in death by his parents and his wife-Philomene Francois. He leaves behind, 7 children, Camy Mares, Jeanty Mares, Garry Mares, Cutel Mares, Marie Carmelle Fleurima, Violine Philo Mares-Marc, Noucheka Louis Jeune; 12 grandchildren, Gabriella Mares, Garlens Mares, Monica Mares, Cutel Jr Mares, Naimah Mares, Hannah Mares, Johnathan Mares, Garmimar Mares, Godric Marc, Shania Louis Jeune, James Louis Jeune, Ciara Louis Jeune; and 1 great grandchild Jaeden Mares.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 10:00 am, followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am with Rev. Dr. Charles Jones officiating. Interment will be at Winter Garden Cemetery.
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