Angelina “Lee” Argento, 93, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Port Charlotte. She was born March 27, 1922 in New York and raised in Manhattan. She and husband, Tony, moved to the Bronx, NY buying their first home to celebrate their 10th anniversary. Upon retiring they settled in West Palm Beach in 1981 and Port Charlotte in 2003. They loved to go dancing and bowling. She’s lived at Royal Palm Retirement Centre for over 8 years. She worked in the garment center of NYC for 35 years, supervising a plant of 40 operators making women’s sportswear. She then went to work with a Macy’s designer, stating it was the highlight of her career.
Survived by her loving family, daughter Carole Ponzio; sister, Mary (Louis) Russo; brother, Vincent (Florence) Civitillo; Grandchildren, Michael (Bruce) Ponzio, Suzanne (Jim) Graham, Elaine Ponzio and Thomas (Ilea) Ponzio ; Great Grandchildren, Christopher MacKenn, Cody MacKenn, Anastasia Livigni – Ponzio and Vincensia DiNunno-Ponzio; sister in law, Phyllis Esposito; Long time family friend, Derald Maldonado; Many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by 6 siblings and her parents and husband, Tony (the one and only love of her life – married 64 years)
There will be a visitation Tuesday March 31, 2015 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at San Antonio Catholic Church in Port Charlotte. Entombment will follow at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens in Punta Gorda.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice: 5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34238
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.