Richard "Dick" Dragonetti, 1927-2019
Last updated 7/17/2019 at 2:01pm
He was born December 7, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Richard and Mary Rose (Marcello) Dragonetti. He has been a resident of the area since August of 1990 coming from Miami. He was a mechanic for the City of Miami Beach where he retired as the lead mechanic for the Miami Beach Fire Department. Richard loved his car, hiking, gardening, Sunday family drives, puzzles, fishing, Bok Tower Gardens; he never met a stranger and enjoyed his time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his sister Joan Dragonetti and brother Thomas Dragonetti.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years Theresa Lisi Dragonetti, daughters Susan Marie Dragonetti of Lake Wales, Joan Claire Dragonetti Fitchett (Dave Cornelius) of Winter Haven, Diane Theresa Dragonetti (Philip Coles) of Ft. Lauderdale, son Richard John Dragonetti (Candi) of Waynesville, NC, and step granddaughter Kimmi Rose.
Family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m.until service time at 11 a.m. Monday, July 22 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home 454 S. Buck Moore Road, Lake Wales.