Laurette M. Latina

December 17, 1924April 11, 2018

Laurette M. Latina, age 93, of Tampa, Florida passed away on Wednesday April 11, 2018. Laurette was born December 17, 1924 in France.

She met the love of her life, a US Veteran named Joseph Latina in France during War time in 1945. They married and she came over to the US on a War Bride Ship. Mrs. Latina was married 60 years to Joseph before he passed in 2005.

She is survived by a daughter, Anna-Maria McGregor (Bruce) and two brothers still in France.

She is preceded in death by her husband, and one son, T. Daniel Latina (2014).

A visitation for Laurette will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Funeral Home, 12690 N 56th St, Temple Terrace, FL 33617. A funeral service will occur Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 9715 N. 56th St., Temple Terrace, FL 33617.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Laurette's memory to Saint Vincent de Paul Society, formerly the Joseph Latina Food Pantry, 9715 N. 56th Street, Temple Terrace, FL 33617. Memorials can be directed to


  • St. Vincent de Paul Society



  • Visitation Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 26, 2018


  • Interment

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