Monday, May 16, 2022

Sharon E. Celcis

Sharon E. Celcis, age 61, of Orlando,  passed away on Saturday, May 14th, 2022.  She was born in Kingston, Jamaica, the daughter of the late Joy (Norton)  and Leroy  Ebanks and was employed in law enforcement as a Crime Prevention Specialist .

Sharon leaves to cherish her memory, husband Philippe  Celcis; two sons Kristopher Celcis,  Patrick Celcis, all of Orlando; three sisters, Marcia Mathis of Orlando, Joanne Ebanks of Orlando; Marva Lynch, of Orlando-Longwood; two brothers Andrew Ebanks of Virginia,  David Ebanks of Hawaii; and 6 grandchildren.

Funeral Service details are pending.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Robert Scott Springer

Robert Scott Springer, age 54 passed away on April 30, 2022 at Health Central Hospital in Ocoee.  He was born in Troy, New York, the son of Robert J. and Madelyn (Kapuscinski) Springer. Robert graduated from West Orange High School and Valencia Community College.  He was a certified paramedic and previously worked for Rural Metro Services.  He was also a news stringer who worked for Cross News.

Robert is survived by his daughter, Hannah Springer, his mother Madelyn (Madge) Springer, preceded in death by his father Robert J Springer, his sisters, Wendy S Springer, Tammy Marcotte and brother G. Timothy Springer. He is also survived by 5 nieces and nephews. 

Friday, May 6, 2022

Alma Iris Almodovar-Toro

Celebrating a life so beautifully lived.

Alma Iris Almodovar-Toro went to be with the Lord peacefully surrounded by her son and daughter-in-law in the early morning hours of May 4, 2022, at the age of 92 years young.

She was born on January 1, 1930, in Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico. The daughter of Melanio Almodovar and Carmen M. Toro.

She spent all her childhood growing up and attending school in Puerto Rico and later relocated to New York city where she worked for many years. She married Jovino Borrero and had three children Egbert, Elliott, and Harold (Harry). She moved back to Puerto Rico in 1981 where she worked diligently in improving community services in the community of Vista Mar. She moved to Orlando, FL in 2001.

She was a homemaker, very independent and had an amazing eye for home d├ęcor. Each Christmas she would decorate her home with elaborate decorations, trees, and all sorts of Christmas decorations. It was something she enjoyed the most.

It brought her so much joy when she spoke with her children and grandchildren and when she had family and friends visit with her. She enjoyed listening to Marc Anthony and praying every night.

She is survived by her three children, Egbert, Elliott, Harold and Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Nephew and Nieces

Mom, your death has impacted me in ways I didn’t expect, but the years we spent together has impacted the most.  Love, your son (Harry)

“Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise" (Luke 23:43)

The family will be receiving friends from 11:00am until 12:00pm, followed by the funeral service at Tabernacle Baptist Church, located at 6000 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando FL 32808 on Saturday, May 14, 2022 with Pastor Steve Ware officiating.


Monday, May 2, 2022

Etta Mae Eller

Etta Mae Eller, age 60, of Orlando,  passed away Friday, April 29th, 2022 at her residence. She was born in Spencer  County, KY the daughter of the late Nancy (Ellegood)  and Billy Don Reynolds and was a homemaker.

Etta is  survived by four daughters, Tasha Eller, Chasity Eller, Brittany Rendon, Ashley Eller all of Orlando;  five sons Shawn Eller, John Robert Brisbee, Terry Brisbee, Ronald Eller,  and Michael Eller; three sisters, Nancy Reynolds, Debbie Reynolds, Mary Harman, two brothers, Billy Reynolds, Darrel Reynolds; and 17 grandchildren

The family will be receiving friends from 10:30 until 11:30 am, followed by the funeral service on Friday, May 6, 2022 at Dobbs Funeral Home.  Interment will follow the service at 1:00 pm Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Gotha, Florida.