Melissa A. Lewis
July 5, 1982 - December 06, 2009


Life Legacy

LEWIS, MELISSA A., 27 of Lorida, FL died, Sunday, December 6, 2009 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. She was born in Hialeah, FL moving to Lorida from South Florida in 1999, a graduate of Sebring High School. Melissa was a member of First Assembly God and was a Special Olympian, having won the Gold, Silver and Bronze in swimming. She loved the outdoors taking in fishing, horseback riding, roller coasters and enjoyed pop music. She is survived by her loving family; parents, Gregory and Sonia Lewis, Lorida, Kathleen and Sergio Ruesga. Curtis Florio all of Pembroke Pines, FL; grandparents, Helen Lewis, Lorida and Nancy Tough, Hialeah, FL; sisters, Cheryl Lewis, Andros Island, Bahamas and Kailey Ruesga, Pembroke Pines, FL; brothers, Joseph Florio, Sitka, Alaska and Nick Ruesga, Pembroke Pines, FL; aunts, Linda (John) Demmerle, Andros Island, Bahamas and Joann (Larry) Taylor, Elgin, Texas; niece, Aubrie Durham, Andros Island, Bahamas; numerous cousins. Visitation, 12 noon till 2:00 pm, Wednesday with services to follow at 2:00 pm, Wednesday at Morris Funeral Chapel. Memorials are requested to Visions, ADT, Inc, 155 US 27 N, Sebring, FL 33870 or Heartland Horses and Handicapped, inc., P.O. Box 3787, Sebring, FL 33871-3787.

Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in her Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.

Sign Guestbook


Born: July 5, 1982
Death: December 6, 2009
Hobbies: swimming,
fishing, horseback riding,
roller coasters and music

       Survived By

Gregory & Sonia Lewis, Parents
Kathleen & Sergio Ruesga, Parents
Curtis Florio, Parent
Helen Lewis, Grandmother
Nancy Tough, Grandmother
Cheryl Lewis, Sister
Kailey Ruesga, Sister
Joseph Florio, Brother
Linda & John Demmerle, Aunt & Uncle
Joann & Larry Taylor, Aunt & Uncle
Aubrie Durham, Niece
Numerous, Cousins