Theodore Ribortella, Sr., 82, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, FL.
Theodore was born to James and Letizia Ribortella on September 29, 1932 in Newark, New Jersey and moved to Punta Gorda 4 years ago from Tucson, Arizona. Theodore was a world class chef for many years before retiring to Florida. He enjoyed life to the fullest and spending time with family and friends. He will forever be remembered by all who loved and knew him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 34 years, Rose; his children, Theodore Ribortella, Jr. of Scottsdale, AZ, Ken Bellois of Port Charlotte, FL, Kevin Bellois of Port Jefferson, NY, Keith Bellois of Centereach, NY, Rose Bellois-Fox of North Port, FL, Kirk Bellois of Lindenhurst, NY, Debbie Boudreaux of Englewood, FL, Cindy Bellois and Kimberly Gehrke both of Punta Gorda; 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences. Private arrangements are held by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.