Iris V. Costarelos Benavides

February 22, 1961 - April 4, 2018

Iris Velia Costarelos Benavides, 57, a resident of Lehigh Acres, FL for 14 years, formerly of Miami, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 in Lehigh Acres. She was born February 22, 1961 in Colon, Panama.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 16 years, Felix Benavides of Lehigh Acres; loving mother, Julia Costarelos of Panama; three loving children, Susan Madrigal of Miami, FL Jacqueline Hunter of Lehigh Acres and Oscar Dupuy of Waukegan, IL; five siblings, Debra Costarelos of Fort Myers, FL, Lourdes Miehle of Cape Coral, FL, Judith Costarelos of Tampa, FL, Kathy Costarelos of Colon, Panama and Leonidas Costarelos of Colon, Panama; as well as nine grandchildren, Isiah Hunter of Lehigh Acres, Seniah Hunter of Lehigh Acres, Mya Hunter of Lehigh Acres, Ava Dupuy of Waukegan, IL, Khali Dupuy of Waukegan, IL, Sean Gutierrez of Miami, Shanel Gutierrez of Miami, Shane Gutierrez of Miami, and Shamir Gutierrez of Miami.

Iris was preceded in death by her father, Leonidas Costarelos.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Mullins Memorial, 3654 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916 with Pastor Oscar Dupuy and Pastor Carlos Herrera officiating. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 11:00 AM until the time of service. Burial to follow at Fort Myers City Cemetery, 3200 Michigan Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33916.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Iris Velia Costarelos Benavides are suggested to

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.


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