DENTONE, John S., 68 of Frostproof passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at his residence. He was born September 25, 1944 in Michigan; and came here from Key West in 1996. He was a veteran of Viet Nam, serving in the U.S. Navy
as a Master Chief Petty Officer. He was a life member of the V.F.W and a member of the Lake Wales Moose Lodge; and enjoyed fishing and sailing. Survivors include his wife, Gabriele Dentone; sons, Steven Dentone of Utah and John Dentone Jr of Connecticut; step-sons, Michael Stracke of Germany, Christoph Stracke of Germany and Jay Saladen of Lake Wales; step-daughter, Cindy Saladen of Key West; sister, Mary of Maine; brother, Robert Dentone of Vermont; and three grandchildren. Memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales. For those who wish, donations may be sent to the Polk County Humane Society.