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Mabel Looby

October 29, 1932 — March 27, 2021

Orlando

MABEL MONICA PERDITA FRANCIS
AUNTY MABEL, AS SHE WAS WELL KNOWN, WENT HOME TO BE WITH THE LORD ON SATURDAY, MARCH 27TH, 2021, WHILE A RESIDENT AT AN ORLANDO, FL NURSING FACILITY. SHE WAS 88 YEARS OF AGE, BORN OCTOBER 29TH, 1932 IN SANDY POINT, ST. KITTS. DAUGHTER OF HAROLD FRANCIS AND MAUDE DICKENSON. FROM THE EARLIEST OF DAYS, AUNTIE MABEL EMBARKED ON A LIFE LONG JOURNEY OF GIVING TO OTHERS AND BEING A HELPER TO THOSE IN NEED. DURING HER TIME AS A RED CROSS VOLUNTEER, SHE CARED DILIGENTLY FOR PATIENTS STRICKEN WITH POLIO AND TUBERCULOSIS. SHE LATER TAUGHT KINDERGARTNERS AT AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN ROSEAU, DOMINICA. SHE WENT ON TO ENTER AND THEN RETIRE FROM A LIFETIME OF WORK IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY. AUNTY MABEL’S KINDNESS AND GENEROSITY IS WHAT ALL WHO KNEW HER WILL SPEAK OF AND ATTEST TO. SHE REMAINED ALWAYS HUMBLE WHILE SUPPORTING OTHERS TO EXCEL AND REACH THEIR GOALS. IN HER CAREGIVING ROLE, SHE RAISED CHILDREN THAT WERE NOT HER OWN BUT DID SO LIKE THEY WERE. IN HER CHURCH, SHE CAME TO BE KNOWN, AFFECTIONATLEY, AS MOTHER LOOBY. SHE WAS A DEVOTED ANIMAL LOVER AND CARED FOR MANY PETS OVER THE YEARS.
SHE LEAVES TO MOURN, HER NIECES AND NEPHEWS – CAROL, DENISE, TONI, WENDY, HESTON, KELVIN, JENNER, CRAIG, AND DORIAN.
HER GREAT NIECES AND GREAT NEPHEWS – KOLTON, JARED, SOLOMON, DAVID, JARAE, HAZE, FIDEL, ETHAN, JAYDEN, CLARISSA, MAKEDA, REBA, CHELSEA, MAYA, ISABELLE, CHRISTIANNE, TIANNA, AND NATAE.
HER COUSINS – LYNDA, ARTHUR, WINIFRED, VERNON, ELEESE, FELISITA, AND BABY JONES
HER AFRICA FAMILY- SAKAWA, JOHN, MUSA, DOROTHY, AND MORAA OGEGA
HER LIFELONG FRIENDS – BERTHA, ALEX, MAGDA, MIGNON, AND ANN.
A SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE WILL BE HELD AT 11AM SATURDAY APRIL 17TH AT THE CAREY HAND COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME FOLLOWED BY HER LAYING TO REST IN THE GARDEN OF THE PATRIOTS AT ORLANDO MEMORIAL GARDENS AT 1:30PM.

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Visitation

Saturday, April 17, 2021

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home

2811 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home

2811 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806

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Graveside Service

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Starts at 1:30pm (Eastern time)

Orlando Memorial Gardens

5264 Ingram Rd, Apopka, FL 32703

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