Antonietta Enriqueta Samuels-Harris, also known as Queta, age 60 of Ft. Lauderdale, FL peacefully passed away on Wednesday, January 24 in Orlando, Florida surrounded by her loved ones after a long battle with congestive heart failure.
Daughter of the late Enid Antoniette Harris and Ernesto Rodolfo Samuels. Queta was born in Calidonia, Panama
on March 17, 1963. She graduated from Primer Cicio Panama and attended Escuela Teenica de Contabilidad y de Comercio Gaston Faraudo P. She relocated to the United States at the age of 20.
Her strength was unmatched, and she was the most loyal and considerate person ever. Always thoughtful and joyous, never complained and would make you laugh. She loved cars and loved to detail them. Queta was a member of the Panamanian Banda and was quite good at it and attended many parades. She was so loved, revered, and respected by everyone she came in. contact with. She will surely be missed.
She loved electronics and would always help anyone that needed help with their computers and would often come to you.
Queta’s pride and joy were her grandchildren Zayana McDowall and Cairo Joac Caetano Dacruz. They were the center of her universe. She spoke of them every chance she got, which was always.
Those left to cherish her memories are her two sons, Patrick McDowall and Bernardo Dacruz, her siblings, Ernesto R. Samuels-Harris, Vielse, Samuels-Belgrave, Geovanni A. Samuels, Roxanna G. Samuels-Virgo, Samuel M. Samuels-Harris, Jemia Samuels-Edie, Xiomara Murray, Raument Samuels, Nakeya Samuels, Emilio Samuels, Yesenia Samuels, Rodolfo E. Samuels, many nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and friends.
A viewing will be held on February 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at A Community Funeral Home & Sunset Cremations, located at 910 W. Michigan St. in Orlando.
A service will be held on February 10, at 12 p.m. at A Community Funeral Home & Sunset Cremations, located at 910 W. Michigan St. in Orlando.