Born in San Francisco January 27, 1921, passed away in Elk Grove February 1, 2013. He is survived by his children, Carol Ponterio and June Biancalana; grandchildren, Gina Anger, Anna Ponterio, Melanie Nielsen, Derrick Alvi and great grandson, Jessie Alvi; sisters, Fernanda Uomini and Victoria Wrinkle. Preceded in death by his wife, Gladys and his daughter, Julia Alvi. Fernando was a veteran of W.W.II and was an Assistant Vice President for Bank of America with 36 years of service. Friends are welcome for visitation Thursday, February 7, 2013 starting at 4:00pm and are invited to attend a Rosary at 7:00pm at Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger, 5401 Folsom Blvd. and are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Friday, February 8, 2013 at 10:00 am at St. Joseph's Chapel at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Feb. 6, 2013