Regina Faith Ponte-Souther
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Regina Faith Ponte-Souther
  • June 8, 1956 - June 28, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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PONTE-SOUTHER, Regina “Gina” Faith, 61 of Tampa, passed away June 28, 2017. She was born June 8, 1956 in Tampa, the daughter of Shirley (Pepitone) and Leon Ponte. Gina grew up in Temple Terrace, attending Temple Terrace Elementary, Greco and King High School (Class of 74), and worked in the area for most of her life. She enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, music, drawing and a good game of pool. Survivors include her partner, Greg Marabella; brothers, Leon "Scotty" Ponte of Melbourne, Australia, Michael Ponte of Grand Island, Nebraska and Sam Ponte of Temple Terrace; Godson and nephew, Oliver Ponte, and his brother, Benjamin Ponte both of Melbourne Australia; and a large number of very loved cousins on her mother’s side. A celebration of Gina’s life will be held 6:00 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017 at Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Chapel, 12690 N. 56th St., Temple Terrace. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation by visiting www.floridabreastcancer.org/donate.