Ocilio "Tony" REGALADO

REGALADO, Ocilio Tony" age 87, of Tampa, passed away on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Dora Regalado. He is survived by his two sons, Anthony Regalado & wife, Phyllis, and David Regalado & wife, Ginger; three daughters, Sonia Regalado, Cindy Cabrera and husband, Eugenio, and Debra Artz and husband, Scott; eight grandchildren; his six great-grandchildren; one brother, Genaro Regalado; one sister, Rose Rodriguez; and many nieces & nephews. Tony was employed by the City of Tampa and owned and operated Dependable Cleaning Service. He was an Army veteran of WWII and afterwards proudly served in the Air Force and Navy Reserves for 20 years. Tony, a loving husband and father, was known for his wit, quick smile, love of dancing and his generosity to all. A celebration of his life will be conducted between 9-10 am, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Garden of Memories, with interment following. The family would like to sincerely thank the caregivers at Melech Hospice, and request that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Melech Hospice House, 11125 North 52nd Street, Tampa, FL 33617.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 8, 2012