OBITUARY

Fidelina Portalatin

October 29, 1954October 8, 2021

Fidelina Portalatin, 66, of Tampa, FL, passed away on October 8, 2021. She was born in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico to Fidelino Colon and Rosaura Castro. Fidelina was married to the father of her 5 children for approximately 16 years while he served in the Marines. After the separation from her spouse in 1995 she worked in Retail at a Department Store for approximately 23 years. They say it takes a village to raise a child and Fidelina couldn’t have done it without the help and support from her family and friends throughout the years. A big thank you to Fidelina’s siblings for helping during hard times and a special thank you to Mecha for opening her doors to Fidelina and her 5 children when she already had 5 children of her own living at home.

Fidelina was preceded in death by her parents, Fidelino Colon and Rosaura Castro. Fidelina is survived by her five children and their spouses; Ramon Portalatin, Mary Diana Yoder & John Yoder, Marie Lluberes & Leo Lluberes, Jesenia Marte & Pablo Marte, Yajaira Portalatin; siblings, Manuel Colon, Raul Colon, Pedro Colon, Luis Colon, Carlos Colon, Felicita Colon, Emilia Zavala Colon, Ana Colon, Olga Colon, Linda Colon; Grandchildren, Anthony Sanchez, Marhyza Portalatin, Leslie Portalatin, Jaivian Marte, Vanessa Lluberes, Sebastian Lluberes, and Juliette Marte.

The family of Fidelina Portalatin wishes to extend our sincere thanks to everyone who has reached out with condolences, love and support.

A visitation for Fidelina will be held Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Blount & Curry FH-Carrollwood, 3207 W Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL 33618, followed by a funeral service from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM with Father Franciso Hernandez of Most Holy Redeemer, officiating.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 14, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 14, 2021

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