POMPONIO, Bruno Anthony 86, of Spring Hill, passed away on March 9, 2014. He was born to Costantino and Maria Pomponio on March 22, 1927 in Compobasso, Italy. The family immigrated to the United States when Bruno was 3 years old. He was brought in Mt. Vernon, NY, and Bruno proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II
. Bruno loved classical music, art, dancing and travel visiting countries on five continents. He also loved to cook old Italian favorites and share them with family and friends. Bruno was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Ray and John; and one nephew, David Pomponio. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Therese (Terry); and his three nephews, Peter Pom-ponio (Denise), John Pom-ponio and Steven Pomponio; by a niece, Mary Pomponio; and many dear friends. There will be a visitation at the Turner Funeral Homes, 14360 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, on Friday, March 14,between 2-4 & 6-8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 am, on Saturday, March 15, at the St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Chu-rch. Mr. Pomponio will be laid to rest at Florida Hills Memorial Gardens following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to HPH Hospice in gratitude for excellent care, at 12254 Cortez Blvd., Brook-sville, FL 34613. Arrangem-ents are by Turner Funeral Homes (352) 796-9661.