Cupertino, Ernesto Felix born October 31, 1950 and passed away in peace on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 12:35 a.m. He was a magnificent and strong man, the ultimate fighter battling cancer, extraordinary son, devoted husband, beloved father, and amazing grandfather ("Popito") to Ella and his two unborn grand babies, Charlotte and Ava!! He had tenacity and a courageous and positive outlook on life and the truest love of life. His love for all his family, friends, and especially his children and grandchildren was truly amazing. He was a provider for his family, role model and father figure to so many and a true friend to all. He was the bravest man we will ever know and we were blessed to have him in our lives. Thank you, Ernie, for so many things but mostly for loving us. We will always love you and remember you in our hearts and memories!! Other survivors include his wife, Susan; son, Michael (Sarah) Cupertino, daughter, Sandra (Mario) Potvin; mother, Yolanda Cupertino and a brother, Jorge (Ellen) Cupertino.
His family will receive friends on Thursday from 4-5 p.m. with a 5 p.m. service at the funeral home. Arrangements by T.M.Ralph Plantation Funeral Home, 7001 NW 4 Street, Plantation, FL. 33317. 954-587-6888 www.tmralph.com