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LAKELAND - Mark Allen Brechue, 36, passed away July 6, 2018.
Mark was born in Birmingham, AL on June 11, 1982. He was a member of the National Thespian Society, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and the Knights of Columbus, where he assisted with service projects. He was known as DJ frenchpress in Lakeland and New York City where he used his entertaining gifts. Mark also occasionally volunteered at the Talbot House, and enjoyed skateboarding, music and flying drones with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Brechue. Mark is survived by his mother, Valerie Brechue; his sister, Renèe Michelle (David) Thornton; and a number of extended family and friends.
Visitation will be Fri. July 13th from 6-8 pm at Gentry Morrison Southside Chapel, 1727 Bartow Rd. Lakeland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Sat. July 14th at 10:30 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lakeland. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Burial Park. Following the interment, reception will be held at: Cob & Pen Restaurant, 1221 S. Florida Ave. Lakeland, FL 33803. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, or National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).


Funeral Home
Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes - Southside Chapel
1727 Bartow Road
Lakeland, FL 33801
(863) 688-7679
Published in Ledger from July 10 to July 11, 2018
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