He was born August 21, 1943 in La Coruna, Spain and moved to Port Charlotte
from New Bedford, Massachusetts 3 years ago. He was a retired commercial fisherman and of the Catholic faith.
Survived by his wife, Judith Pineiro of Port Charlotte; a daughter, Marissa M.
Kratz of Port Charlotte; two sons, Eric K. Kratz of Port Charlotte and Louis Pineiro of
Spain; and 4 grandchildren.