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Matthew James Altomaro

Lamont - Matthew James Altomaro, age 83, of Lamont, Florida passed away Wednesday November 7, 2018 at his home surrounded by family. He was born October 27, 1935 in Greenwich, Connecticut to the late Matthew Joseph and Anna Marie Altomaro.

Matthew moved to Tampa, Florida in 1951 where his family ran a marina. In 1975, he packed up his family and moved to Monticello, Florida. He worked at the Elks Club in Tallahassee (Lifetime Member) and opened Big Bend Kennels in Monticello. After he retired from the Elks Club, he became a full time dog trainer and breeder of the pointing breeds. His love for quail hunting was only second to his love of his family.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Altomaro of Monticello, FL; his son, Matthew Altomaro and step-son Jason Vickers both of Monticello, Florida; his daughters, Tina Sweeney (Paul) of Tallahassee, Florida and Michelle Nix (Don) of Havana, Florida; his grandchildren, P.J. Sweeney, Danielle and Michael Nix, Matthew and Jessica Altomaro, Emma and Jacob Vickers; his sister, Toni Ackerman of St. Petersburg, Florida; his 4 great grandchildren and 4 nieces and nephews.

Beggs Funeral Home in Monticello, Florida is handling arrangements, the family is honoring Matthew's wishes and there will be no services.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Nov. 10, 2018
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