Benedicto Nerys, a maintenance director, died on April 9th at age 63.
A Rockaway resident for several years before moving to Lake Placid, Florida, Nerys was the Salsa King of Highlands County and enjoyed fishing, gardening, remodeling and his family.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Magali Nerys; daughters, Crystal (Terry) Leftwich, Alice (Brian) Meeksand Benita (Dan) Leavelle; sisters, Maria Navarro and Angelina Mercado; brothers, Victor Nerys; Raymond Nerys and Jose Nerys; grandchildren, Lynn, Tyana, Karisa and Kayla; two greatgrandchildren and four grand dogs.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home in Sebring, FL. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on April 13th at the funeral home.