Dorothy Sue (Dottie) FONTE

FONTE, Dorothy (Dottie) Sue, expired quietly surrounded by her family on November 21, 2013. She was born on July 10, 1936 in Cairo, GA to the proud parents, Annie Pearl and Frank Williams. At a very early age, she moved to Tampa, FL were she remained until her death. She was a loving wife and devoted mother. As a business professional, she was an Innkeeper for the Holiday Day Inn and owned several businesses in Tampa. Dottie is survived by her husband, Angelo Fonte; her children Donna (Chuck) Thompson, Eddie (Tricha) Diaz, Debbie (Dennis) Harker, Michael (Donna) Diaz, Rosemary Fonte, and Angelo Fonte, Jr. She had six grandchildren: Raina (Steve) Bass, Justin (Ayala) Sanchez, Chris (Ashley) Diaz, Marlene (Ryan) Buchanan, Christina Diaz, Michael Pierce Diaz and three great-grandchildren: Steven and Tyler Bass and Fiona Diaz. A private funeral service was held as requested. In memory of Dottie and in lieu of any flowers, she requested any donations be made to: Project Return, 304 W. Waters Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604.


Published in TBO.com on Nov. 27, 2013