On Sunday, April 4, 2021 Steve Del Ponte, loving husband, father, and grandfather lost his battle with Mesothelioma at the age of 67.
Steve was born on July 11, 1953 in Providence, Rhode Island to Catherine and Lawrence Del Ponte. He worked most of his life in the construction industry as a master carpenter. On December 2, 1978 he married Patricia Griffis, they raised three children, Larry, Samantha and Heather.
Steve had a passion for perfection, fishing, and rock ‘n’ roll. In his free time he would typically be out to sea among the waves and the fish. When he wasn’t doing that you could find him in his music room learning to play his favorite songs on his guitar. He was known for his brutal honesty, sincere friendship, and love of good food.
Steve was preceded in death by his father, mother, and brother Anthony. He is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Avant Garde Academy, 2025 McKinley Street, Hollywood, FL 33023 at 2pm. We will paint the world in Meso Blue to honor awareness and the fighting for a cure. In lieu of flowers we ask that donations be made to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation in Steve’s name. You can do so by visiting www.curemeso.org
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