Davidson-Munroe, Eleise Amanda Sheba, died on September 9, 2012. She was born on April 1, 1954 in Georgetown, Guyana and was the daughter of the late Lloyd Alfred Davidson and Margaret Johanna Davidson. Eleise migrated to the United Sates in 1978 and resided in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Pace University and majored in Business. In 1980, she married Norman Munroe and later moved to Miami, Florida in 1989. Eleise continued to further her education and earned a BS from Nova Southeastern University and a MS degree in Special Education from Florida International University. Her interest as a young lady included fashion, designing, modeling and Netball. This "Diva" was once crowned "Miss St. Joseph" at her high school pageant. Eleise was also passionate about education and loved teaching students with special needs. She was an avid supporter of several nonprofit organizations such as Autism Speaks and Walk for the Cure Cancer Society. At an early age, Eleise was responsible for raising her younger siblings. Later, she became an extremely devoted mother to her own four children. Eleise is survived by her spouse of thirty-two years, Dr. Norman Munroe and their children Jermaine, Dorian, Malcolm and Annellyse; her siblings Mark, Ornan, Carol, Hodiah, Bernard and Allena, 10 nephews and nieces, sisters-in-law Cynthia, Claire, Camille and Karen; and brothers-in-law Allan, Eric and Keith. On Friday September 21, 2012 the family will be receiving friends at Van Orsdel Funeral Home- Kendall from 6:30pm -7:30pm followed by a celebration of Life service at 7:30pm. A reception will follow at the funeral home.
Published in Miami Herald on September 19, 2012