Michael Fiorello, Jr.

Michael Fiorello was born as a gift from God to Michael and Frances Fiorello on July 26, 1958 in Brooklyn N.Y. Michael was the only child of this blessed union.

Michael was born a natural multi-Tradesman. Starting with building model cars as a child to working on real cars as a teenager. He was driven and motivated to being a true Gearhead. Michael went to Madison High school in Brooklyn where he received his vocational education.

He was 1st employed directly after high school with Joseph Pernick Manufacturing of Textile Machinery. Michael perfected his machine building skills for 22yrs while also becoming one of the top field technicians enabling him to travel both nationally and internationally. He became a devoted father to his daughter in March 1987 to Danielle Fiorello and helped raise her with love, pride and respect. Michael became a member of Local 94 operating engineers in 1991 as a Mechanical technician in Building services in the World Trade center until 1998. During his time in the Twin Towers, he met his soulmate Alicia Lazarus a Mechanical engineer in the Twin towers. This is where the love story of 26 years started and brought them to St Petersburg FL, after being joined together in marriage on July 19,1998. Michael was graced with the families coming together and embracing his children by marriage Dionne Lazarus/Jones and Hassan Lazarus, grandchildren Kadijah, Melanie and Cire.

Michael created his own company Tru-Tech Textiles in 1999 as a service technician and machine builder. During the same time, he was employed by the Don Cesar Hotel as building Engineer for a few years before fully devoting his energy to his own businesses of textiles services and maintenance building services.

He Leaves in God’s hands his loving wife Alicia Fiorello, daughter Danielle Fiorello, children by marriage Dionne Jones, Hassan Lazarus, Grandchildren, Khadijah, Melanie and Cire. Mother-in-law Jessica Locklear, Brothers in law Derek and Moses Locklear, Sisters in laws Renee Locklear and Barbara Meeks and an extended family of many nieces, nephews and cousins.