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Faustino PRADO
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Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Carrollwood
3207 W BEARSS AVE
Tampa, FL
PRADO, Faustino L. "Tino" 74, of Tampa passed away on August 25, 2021. He was born in Havana, Cuba where he spent his childhood years. Later as a teen-ager he would join family members in Tampa and attend H.B. Plant High School. Following graduation, he attended college in New York City and earned a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from New York University. Subsequent education led to a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of South Florida. Tino worked for various employers around the country during his early years as a chemical engineer and quickly obtained his Professional Engineer credentials in multiple states and Ireland. He formed his own Florida-based engineering business, Prado & Associates, and offered consulting services to the chemical industries around the world for more than 35 years. He maintained an active partnership with the University of South Florida Chemical Engineering Department and mentored aspiring chemical engineers through his company's internship program, providing numerous students and graduates with real-world experience in the region's unique chemical industries. He was an avid photographer and enjoyed travel, skiing and target shooting. Tino was pre-deceased by his mother, Clara Gutierrez Prado; and is survived by his father, Faustino G. Prado; his wife of 43 years, Patricia; his son, Joseph; his sisters, Clara Alfonso and Lourdes Prado; his brother, Guillermo Prado; and numerous cousins. The Family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 7 from 5:30-7 pm with a wake service at 7 pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 with burial to follow at Calvery Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Catholic Charities P.O. Box 40200 St. Petersburg, FL 33743-0200 (727) 893-1314 ext. 104. Blount & Curry Carrollwood
Published by Tampa Bay Times on Sep. 5, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
7
Visitation
5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Carrollwood
3207 W BEARSS AVE, Tampa, FL
Sep
7
Wake
7:00p.m.
Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Carrollwood
3207 W BEARSS AVE, Tampa, FL
Sep
8
Funeral Mass
10:00a.m.
Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Carrollwood
3207 W BEARSS AVE, Tampa, FL
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