Olga V. Valmera, 83, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.
She was born July 27, 1930, in Stanley Town Berbice, Guyana South America to James and Esther Awer.
Olga moved to this area in 1987 from New York, N.Y., where she had worked as a Nursing Assistant at the Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. Locally, she worked in housekeeping at the Holiday Inn and retired in 2000 from the IHS Nursing Home. She was a member of the St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.
Olga is survived by her husband of over 40 years, Jean Valmera; sons, Michael Valmera, Patrick Montero and James Awer; grandsons, Josiah Valmera and Patrick Montero Jr.; and her sister, Flazie L. Jean.
A Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. till 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at the Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 2405 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Punta Gorda, Fla., with burial to follow at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens. Please visit kays-ponger.com to leave the family condolences and to sign the online guestbook.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services.