Ezequiel "Cuqui" Botana

March 21, 1928June 8, 2019

Ezequiel Benito Botana 91, of Naples, Florida and born in Isla de Pinos, Cuba; to Enrique Botana and Ana Luisa Hernandez, peacefully passed away early Saturday morning, June 8th, 2019 in Naples.

Ezequiel was preceded in death by his wife Maria Norma Botana , who he adored and shared 53 years of loving marriage. Also by 4 brothers and 1 sister. He will be sadly missed by his family.

He is survived by his 2 daughters, Barbara M. Torres (Obdulio Torres) Patrícia Soto (Orlando Soto) , and 3 grandkids, Lazaro J Torres (Eileen Torres) , Marisol Macias ( Brett Macias) Orlando Soto Jr (Paula Soto) and 7 great grand children, Sister, Maria L Galán and brother in law, Julio Fernandez who was very close to him and more like a brother.

Family and friends knew him as “Cuqui” and his grandkids and great grand kids affectionately called him Yeyo. He will be remembered for his great personality, hospitality, kindness and friendliness.

He was a loving husband , father, grandfather, great grandfather , brother, brother in law, and friend.

The funeral services will be held at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial 525 111th Avenue North Naples, Florida on Tuesday, June 11th from 6pm - 9pm.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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