Welborne, Vida, 97 years old, of Pembroke Pines, FL, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2012, with family around her. Vida was born 12/18/1014 in Toronto, Canada. As a child she moved to Detroit, Michigan, and then met and married her husband in Chicago, Illinois, before moving to Florida. She is predeceased in death by her husband Warren G. Welborne. She is survived by daughter, Linda (Michael) Orfin, of Pembroke Pines, FL , grandson, Michael D. Orfin (Sherry) of Charlotte, NC, granddaughter, Ashley Orfin, of Pembroke Pines, FL and great-grand-daughters, Karina, Megan and Rebecca, and sister, Audrey Becht of Cathedral City, CA. Before moving to Broward County in 2001, she was an active member of St. Phillip's Episcopal Church in Coral Gables for more than 40 years, and volunteered at Baptist Hospital in Miami, for more than 5 years. She always lived her life to be of service to others and said she felt rewarded for doing so. In reality it is her family that has been rewarded by having her in our lives for almost 98 years. A visitation will take place Thursday, 12-20-2012, from 10:00 AM till 12Noon followed by a service at 12Noon and burial at Woodlawn Park South.
Published in Miami Herald from Dec. 18 to Dec. 19, 2012