Dulce M. Avila, passed away on Saturday April 23, 2022 at Community Hospice of Northeast Florida in Fernandina Beach after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband Orlando B. Avila. She is survived by her son, Orlando J. Avila (Janel) of Fernandina Beach, step-son Carlos M. Avila, (Karen) of Pueblo, CO; sister Zenaida Machado, brothers Jose Arias (Ondina) & Lauro Arias (Marta); several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She will be remembered as a loving mother, wife, and sister. She was a decades long parishioner of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Orlando and was very active in the Cursillo Movement.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 13, 2022 from 5-8PM at Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, 2811 Curry Ford Road, Orlando, FL 32806. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, May 14, 2022 11AM at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 5900 Oleander Drive, Orlando, FL 32807. Entombment to follow the service at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Orlando, FL.
There will be a reception at Chapel Hill immediately following the Entombment for family and friends. Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers can be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida or St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Arrangements entrusted to CAREY HAND COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, 2811 Curry Ford Road, Orlando, FL 32806 407-898-2561 www.careyhandcolonialfh.com