Abigail Bermudez, Licensed Funeral Director / Funeral Home Manager
Marisol Fuentes, Licensed Funeral Director
Marisol Fuentes Miller is a Licensed Funeral Director and has been serving family's at Osceola Memory Gardens since August 2020 and most recently at Funeraria Borinquen.She graduated American Academy McAllister Institute in 2009 and received her New York license in 2011. She served families in the tristate area until 2016, when she moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico to learn and expand her knowledge of other cultures and traditions in the funeral industry. Shorlty after the 2020 pandemic began, she moved back to the east coast to serve our community in Osceola County. Marisol is married to her loving husband Apollo, has two children, Jennifer and Noah, two cats and an energetic pitbull terrier. When not serving family's during their time of need, she enjoy's running, cooking, hosting and watching documentaries.
Stephanie Mendez, Licensed Funeral Director
Julissa Melo, Office Manager
Vanessa Roman, Community Relations Director
Vanessa was born in New York City and earned her BA from Fordham University in Media Studies. While a student, Vanessa represented her city in the National Latino Leadership Opportunity Program where she learned about issues affecting her community. This experience put Vanessa on the path of seeking innovative ways to help her community. She has since integrated her media background and her passion for serving people in every position she has held.
In 2003 she moved to Central Florida to work for Cox Media Group’s WPYO/WCFB as Marketing Director. After 7 years in broadcast marketing, she went on to work for the City of Kissimmee, where she was the Supervisor of Public Events & Venues overseeing the city’s largest events.
Vanessa Román has served as the Community Relations Director for Osceola Memory Gardens, Porta Coeli, Fisk Funeral Home and Funeraria Borinquen for over 5 years. She is responsible for building and maintaining community presence, sponsorships, donation programs and event organizing. Her current position allows her to be active in her community, while still finding ways to help.
Vanessa is also a certified yoga instructor and Reiki practitioner, two skills she uses to help others heal in her spare time. Vanessa lives in Saint Cloud with her family.
Sandra Rijo, Licensed Family Service Advisor
Sandra was born and raised in Dominican Republic. She graduated from Eugenio Maria de Hostos University in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic with a degree in Business Administration. She is bilingual. While living in the Dominican Republic, she worked at City Bank for more than six years.
During the years 2000-2005 she developed her own business importing tires from United States. She moved to Orlando, Florida with her family and started working at Starwood Vacation Ownership for almost four years. She obtained her License as Family Service Advisor in 2013 and she has been working at Funeraria Borinquen since its opening where she applies her customer service experience of over twenty five years by offering careful orientations with warm support and advice.
AnaMaria Garcia, Licensed Family Service Advisor
Anamaria was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. She worked at Banco de Reservas in Santo Domingo while pursuing a Marketing career at Eugenio Maria de Hostos University after which she moved to New Jersey in 1987. She started working at Pan American Airlines in the payroll department. After Pan American’s bankruptcy, she moved to Florida to explore new opportunities. Anamaria worked at Westgate Resort, Vistana Resort, Sunpass Operations and maintains a Florida Real Estate License. She is a bi-lingual, licensed Family Service Advisor which gives her the opportunity to take care of families in times of need as well as allowing her to help families make decisions in the best way.