Carmen Maria Fontanez, 85 of Orlando, FL passed away late Monday,
July 5, 2021 at home. Born in Punta Santiago, Puerto Rico, she lived
and worked in Lorain, OH for many years.
Carmen worked in nursing as a CNA throughout her life and maintained
a love of her family until her death. After retirement, she moved to
Orlando, where she has lived since 1987.
In her early years in Florida she was a very active member of Iglesia de
Dios Pentecostal M.I. La Dahlia. And she attended Iglesia de Dios
Pentecostal de Uncion y Poder where she was a member for her
She was widely known throughout her life for her cooking, baking,
community service, crafting, gardening, and a love of her faith and
She will be deeply missed by her Husband of 67.5 years, Tomas.
She is survived by two sons, Tomas Fontanez Jr. (Maritza), Orlando, FL
and Randy Fontanez (Wilma), Oviedo, FL; four daughters, Rebecca Cruz
(Miguel), Orlando, FL, Leticia Donarski, Orlando, FL, Sandra Rosario
(Michael), Lorain, OH, and Zabrina Meneses (Oscar), Lake Worth
Beach, FL; and sixteen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren,
two great-great grandchildren.
Celebration of Life services will be held at Faith Assembly of God,
9307 Curry Ford Road, Orlando, FL 32825 on Saturday, July 10th,
beginning at 11AM and the Interment services will follow at Woodlawn
Memorial Park & Funeral Home at 400 Woodlawn Cemetery Road,
Gotha, FL 34734;(407) 293-1361
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