He was preceded in death by wife Mozelle Blair and survived by his daughter, April Blair; stepchildren, Michelle Hernandez, Mark Pedrick, Lorie Metts and Mitchell Cook; grandchildren, Anna Blair, Andrea Blair, Margarita De la cruz; and 9 other grandchildren and a great-grandchild soon to be born, April Annie Mozelle Blair Nitsch. He will be greatly missed by many and lover by all who knew him. Funeral service was held July 9th at D.J. Enea Funeral, and interment followed at Winter Garden Cemetery. To leave condolences, please visit Book of Memories Online Tribute at www.eneacares.com.
TROY FOWLER JR., 81, of Winter Garden, FL, passed away on July 5, 2014. He was born on August 15, 1932, in Selma, North Carolina. Troy had several occupations during his life, with many years working in the Heating and Air Conditioning field. He also owned Country Boys Motorcycle Shop in Winter Garden until 1989 when he closed the store and reopened it as the Beacon For Christ Mission and Thrift Store. Troy was an Ordained Minister, and he preached through the Beacon For Christ Mission, and as well as preaching for over 20 years at Health Central Park. He was a former member of the Orange County Cruisers Motorcycle Club as well. Troy loved spending time preaching, but also loved being with his family. A devoted Daddy and Papa, he is survived by his daughters, Joanne Fowler Stella, Helen Jean “Jeanie” (Ricky) Garner and Mary Jo “Jodi” (Scott) Ledford; his sisters, Rose Pridgen, Hersey Parrish, Gracie Eason and Linda Cody; his grandchildren, Jeff (Mary) Mullins, Kelly Mullins, Jamie (Brent) Branhan, Ryan (Jessica) Ledford, Jessica (Clendon) West, Ricky Garner II and Samantha Ledford; and his 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Cecil Fowler, Julius Fowler and Joe Fowler; and by his sister, Algie Davis. Services will be held at Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, Winter Garden. The family received friends on Tuesday, July 8, from 5:30-6:30 PM with a Celebration of Troy’s Life following at 6:30 PM in the chapel of Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Hearing Loss Association of America in Troy’s name. Arrangements entrusted to Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, Winter Garden. www.collisoncareyhand.com.
STEPHEN DANIEL SZORCSIK, age 30, of Winter Garden, FL, passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Steve was born May 5, 1984. He enjoyed working on motorcycles, cutting hair and spending time with his son. He was always telling jokes and had a way of always being able to make everyone laugh. Stephen knew the meaning of friendship, his caring personality warmed everyone around him. His smile and laughter has touched a community forever. He will be greatly missed by many. Stephen is survived by his son, Colton Szorcsik; his Mother, Barbara Szorcsik; his two sisters, Darlene Szorcsik Blevins and Charlene Bentley; his brother, Chris Szorcsik; and two nephews, Ricky Jackson and Wesley Blevins. His smile and laughter has touched a community forever.
RUTH CROFT BROWN, 92, Winter Garden, died Thursday, July 3. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Winter Garden.
TROY FOWLER JR., 81, Winter Garden, died Saturday, July 5. Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, Winter Garden.
PHILIPPA GERTENBLITT, 92, Winter Garden, died Wednesday, July 2. D.J. Enea Family Funeral and Cremation Care.
WULFAUT MARIUS HAAKMAT, 86, MetroWest/Orlando, died Wednesday, July 2. D.J. Enea Family Funeral and Cremation Care.
RAYMOND DONALD JONES, 80, Orlando, died July 1. D.J. Enea Family Funeral and Cremation Care.
DOROTHY C. STEVENS, 91, Winter Garden, died June 29. DeGusipe Funeral Home and Crematory, Maitland.
FLORENCE ANN SYKES, 80, Ocoee, died June 29. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis.
ANNA L. VALQUEZ, 73, Ocoee, died Thursday, July 3. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Gotha.