Sep 26 2016
Luis Jaime Navarro, Sr., 76, passed away Friday, September 16, 2016. He was born May 7, 1940 in Ponce, Puerto Rico to the late Juan & Marie Palermo Navarro. Luis had lived in Jacksonville since 1985 coming here from New York, was of the Catholic faith, a loving father, grandfather and will be dearly missed by all. He was a proud member of the Fraternity PHI Epsilon CHI. Luis retired as a purchasing agent for Mayport Naval Station and loved music. He was predeceased by his wife of 43 years, Selenia. Survivors include his son, Luis Navarro, Jr. (Sonia); daughter, Michelle Navarro-Perez (Ariel); brother, Carlos Espinet; sisters, Leticia Del Orbe, Maria Padilla (Felix), Malen Feliciano, Irma Palermo, Marta Palermo; grandchildren, Tomas Luis, Juan Perez; numerous other family and friends. Memorial services will be held Friday, September 30 at 7am in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Road, 32218, with the family officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Jacksonville National Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday beginning at 6:45am at the funeral home, 714-1110. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The American Cancer Society.