Emil Lapenia Mayo

January 6, 1965 - July 12, 2020

Emil Lapenia Mayo, 55, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past two years, formerly of West Palm Beach, FL and Irvine, CA, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020 in Fort Myers, FL. He was born January 6, 1965 in Honolulu, HI.

Emil was of the Christian faith. He served in the United States Army as well as the United States Marines. After serving in the military, he worked for the well-known marine biologist, Jacque-Yves Cousteau testing scuba diving equipment, until Cousteau’s death. He was a hands-on father and helped coach his daughter’s pee-wee soccer team. He was very devoted to his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Silvena Mayo of Cape Coral; loving parents, Myron and Merline Mayo of Cape Coral; daughter, Bria Mayo of Orlando; sisters, Karen Peebles (Nathaniel) of Cape Coral, and Kristine Webb (Christopher), also of Cape Coral; nieces, Ashley and Sasha; also of Salisbury, niece, Shaquille;  as well as Milo and Lena, the dogs.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com

Memorial Contributions in memory of Emil Lapenia Mayo are suggested to The Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS  66675.  

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Coralina Staff Jul 24, 2020 at 10:37 am

    We here at Coralina Apartments are so terribly sorry to hear of your loss. We pray for much comfort and healing during this sadden time. Your in our thoughts and hearts. Please know we’re here if you need anything.

  2. Kirk Velasco Aug 1, 2020 at 9:29 am

    Rest in love cousin..gone to soon!
    Unko Julian, cousin Barron, Jay, Vasati and I send our love and Condolences
    to the Family.

  3. Lyn & Chris Orsburn Aug 1, 2020 at 9:38 am

    Our love and prayers go out to all of you. Emil touched many people and was a wonderful man. We will miss him too.

  4. Tina Woodall Aug 1, 2020 at 9:39 am

    Kristine I am so sorry for your families loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers to help you and your family get through this..

  5. Kay cloud Aug 1, 2020 at 10:48 am

    I remember the first day we met for the first time uncle Myron n aunt Merline you and Tina just loved to Maryland .. wow I also enjoyed going to the family Luau n you blowing the sea shell.. Glad God chose us to be family .. Tell our other family members you there with you in Heaven hello ..until we met again 🙏🏿🙏🏿 Fly hig cuz Lov you Kay

  6. Odi plog Aug 1, 2020 at 12:05 pm

    Kristine and family , my condolences to you , I pray you have the strength to get through this and go on . All my love❤️

  7. Brud Mayo Aug 1, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    Our family has lost a another hero. Who served two branches of our military, continued to serve his community coaching children., R.I. H. Nephew God bless..

  8. D heuschele Jan 7, 2021 at 4:50 am

    Rest In Peace!

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