Brenda Lee Carlesimo, (Nee Roland) 77, of Venice, Florida formerly of Detroit, Michigan passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 at home surrounded by family. Brenda was born September 18, 1943 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan to the late Russell Francis and Bernadine Marion (Pelkey) Roland. Brenda served as a barber in both Michigan and Florida which she loved to do. She was a member of Epiphany Cathedral and served with the Arimathean Ministry, Brenda was a great supporter of the Venice Challenger Baseball organization, she enjoyed spending time with her sisters, and her grandchildren were her passion. Brenda greeted everyone with her infectious smile. She leaves behind a loving husband Emilio of 58 years; two loving daughters, Paula Schnoblen (John) and Kelly Link (Raymond); sister Barbara Ann Sarnowski (Chester), brother Russell (Charlene) Roland and sister Claudette Hughes (Robert); four grandchildren Joseph R. Trocino and Deanna Trocino-Engelhart (Augie) and Delaney and Christopher Link. Brenda was preceded in death by her son-in-law Joseph Trocino. A visitation will be held on Monday, February 8, 2021 from 4:00 to 7:00pm at the Farley Funeral Home Venice Chapel located at 265 South Nokomis Avenue. A prayer service will begin at 6:30pm at the funeral home. A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 10:00am at the Epiphany Cathedral, 310 Sarasota Street, Venice, Florida 34285. Burial will follow the service at Venice Memorial Gardens on Center Road.
Date: Monday, February 8, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Epiphany Cathedral Catholic Church
Address:350 Tampa Ave. W., , Venice, FL, 34285