Anthony (Tony) Fonseca
Born December 21, 1932 and raised in Detroit, Michigan, passed away Tuesday June 8, 2021 after enduring a long yet courageous battle with Alzheimer's Dementia.
A proud US Marine, a Korean War Veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart Medal of Honor.
Tony is the son of the late Mark and Louisa Fonseca. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Sophia Fonseca, 5 sisters; Caroline Zalewski (Tony), Alvira Moreno (Marcus), Augustine Gonzales (Blackie), Delores Chakur (Willie), Amelia Rodriquez (Richie) and grandson; Thomas Compton. He leaves behind sister; Lucy (the late Joseph) Gomez, brothers; Alfonso (Ester) Fonseca, Mark (MaryJane) Fonseca and Nicolas (Georgette) Fonseca and children; Michael (Pat) Fonseca, Lois (the late Marshall) Field, Nancy (Tom) Smith, Melissa (Tim) McAteer, Melinda (Pete) Brewis, 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Tony dedicated his life to working hard and raising a family. After dedicating his working years to one company, Hawthorn Metal Company in Royal Oak Michigan, he retired in 1996. Tony spent his last years in Port Charlotte Florida.
A celebration of life is being planned for Saturday August 21, 2021 in South Lyon Michigan.
Published by Observer & Eccentric Newspapers from Jul. 20 to Aug. 1, 2021.