Norberto Chabrier

December 26, 1933 ~ February 19, 2020 (age 86)


Mr. Norberto Chabrier, age 86 of Orlando and formerly of Fort Lauderdale, FL died on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Metro West Nursing and Rehab following an extended illness.

Born December 26, 1933 in Puerto Rico a son of the late Miguel and Lydia Maldonado Chabrier.  Norberto spent his career working as an auto mechanic and was a proud union member of U.A.W. local 259 in New York. He was known to many as an avid baseball fan both as a player and spectator and enjoyed time fishing, Norberto was married to Rosalina Chabrier who preceded him in death January 29, 2010.  Together they raised 4 beautiful children and treasured each of them and their families.

To remember and cherish the memory of Norberto are children, Ada Santiago, Lydia Chabrier-Stringer(William), Edna Chabrier-McDonald, Norberto Chabrier(Cathy); grandchildren, Jonathan Chabrier, Morgan McDonald, Michael Astacio, Kim Astacio, Luis Chabrier and Tony Chabrier; great-grandchildren, Alina, Michael and Marie Astacio; brother, Alfredo Miguel Chabrier; sister, Damaris Chabrier; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from Noon until 2:00pm at McWhite’s, 3501 W. Broward Blvd in Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312.  Rite of Committal will be performed by Father Ronald Perkins and will follow at 2:30pm at Lauderdale Memorial Park, 2001 SW 4th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 where he will be laid to rest next to his late wife, Rosalina. Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be left for the family at

Life Celebrations Memorial Services is honored to assist the Chabrier family in making final accommodations for Norberto under the direction of McWhite’s.

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February 27, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
3501 W Broward Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Rite of Committal
February 27, 2020

2:30 PM
Lauderdale Memorial Park
2001 SW 4th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

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