Guy Andrew Mariande, 75 of New Smyrna Beach, passed into eternal life with Our Lord on Monday, June 6, 2016. He was born in New Orleans the son of the late Louis and Lorraine Mariande, and predeceased by his son Darren Mariande. Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Judy Reiker and grandson, Jordan Mariande.
Guy and Judy moved to NSB in 2001 from Atlanta, Georgia where Guy was President and owner of Cooperative Printing Solutions, a successful international software development company he started from his kitchen. Upon moving to Florida, Guy served as Chair of the Board for the Marine Discovery Center and helped to start the first water taxi.
Guy had a great love for the water. He earned the honorable distinction of Eagle Scout while in Sea Scouts, followed by years in the Coast Guard Reserve. Guy was a licensed U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine Officer and master of vessels up to 100 gross tons. He was a member of the NSB Coast Guard Auxiliary. He and Judy enjoyed many sailing adventures on their 35’ Beneteau sail boat, Island Time. He loved to race competitively.
Guy was a good man, a loving and dedicated husband who supported his wife in all of her many endeavors. He was a gentle spirit with a generous heart. He enriched the lives of many people.
Visitation will be held at Baldwin Brothers Funeral Home, NSB, Thursday, June 9th, 5:00-7:00 p.m. The Celebration of Life Mass will be held, Friday, June 10, at 4:00 p.m. at Our Lady Start of the Sea Catholic Church, NSB.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to BSA/Sea Scouts, P.O. Box 11345, Daytona Beach, Fl. 32114.