Staff Sergeant Alejandro Jonathan Franquiz
1986 - 2017
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Staff Sergeant Alejandro Jonathan Franquiz

Staff Sergeant Alejandro Jonathan Franquiz of Tallahassee, FL, passed away Monday morning, July 31st, 2017. Alejandro - known by his middle name, "Jonathan," by his family - was born in Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on October 21st, 1986, to Carmen and Alejandro Franquiz. The eldest of three and raised in Tallahassee, he left Leon High School to complete his GED and enlist in the United States Army at 18.

A self-motivated and determined young man, Jonathan worked hard since his first enlistment. After completing three tours and several promotions, Alejandro Jonathan built a strong career to support his wife and children. He was a strong and caring man, a loving father, husband, son, and brother. To anyone who knew him, his conviction and determination made him a trustworthy and earnest spirit whose light and brilliance will be sorely missed.

Alejandro Jonathan is survived by his wife of 10 years, Rona Franquiz, and his children: Arwen, Alena, and Andre. He is also survived by his parents and two siblings, Omi Alejandro Franquiz and Naomi Marie Franquiz.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Veterans Support Foundation or a charity of your choice.

The visitation will be from 6PM-8PM on Wednesday, August 9th, at Bevis Funeral Home (2710 North Monroe St. Tallahassee, FL 32303), with a Rosary at 7:30PM. The funeral mass will be at 10AM Thursday, August 10th at the Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More (900 W. Tennessee St. Tallahassee, FL 32304) with a private inurnment at Tallahassee National Cemetery.

Kelly Barber of Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee (850/385-2193 or is assisting the Franquiz family with their arrangements.

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Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Aug. 6, 2017.
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August 10, 2017
Cynthia Pate
August 8, 2017
May God give the family the strength and guide each of you through this hard time. When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a wonderful treasure to always hold in your heart.
You are in my thoughts! Trust in God.
Carmen Villalobos
August 7, 2017
My heart is filled of pain and sorrow but my soul rejoices and comfort with all the beautiful memories, and moments of happiness that you gave me. We will get together again!!

With all my love
Titi Evelyn
Evelyn Franquiz-Trujillo
August 7, 2017
Carmen and Family,

Our condolences, your family is in our prayers. May God be with the family of you precious loss. Your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories and times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Viv Brown
August 7, 2017
I extend my whole heart to you Carmen and family I feel what you feel for he was my son's friend and they grew together during their high school years at Leon and afterwards.
Gigi Curry
August 6, 2017
I'm in lost of words, My love, condolences, and prayers go out to the family at this time of sorrow.. We were like best of friends at Kate Sullivan.. He will be missed deeply.. I wish I had another chance too talk to him.. GOD Bless
Alicia Davis
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