Anthony Victor Rotondi
Anthony Victor Rotondi, 79, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past 31 years, formerly of Rochester, NH, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 in Cape Coral. He was born May 28, 1941 in Boston, MA to Victor and Nellie Rotondi, now deceased.
Anthony was of the Baptist faith and served in the United States Army. After he received a BA in Christian ministries from Cedarville College in Ohio, he was drafted where he served as a Chaplain Assistant and General Clerk in Vietnam. Besides his clerical duties he was able to transport the Chaplain whenever he needed to be with servicemen in need. In 1969 he received an Honorable Discharge. In 1973 he became a member of Tri-City Bible Baptist Church in Somersworth New Hampshire where he became a leader in the Bus Ministry, and served as a Deacon and an Elder. He moved to Naples Florida in 1989 and was Ordained as a Minister and Early Childhood Educator. In 1995 he became one of the founders of Sonrise Academy in Cape Coral. The greatest treasure in his life was not ‘things’ or ‘appearance’, it was his faith and family.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Dorothy Rotondi of Cape Coral; two loving children, Kelly Welch and Duane Rotondi, both of Cape Coral; brother, Victor Rotondi of Canada; brother in law, Larry Caizi of MA; niece and nephews, Christina, Anthony, Nicholas, and Jeremy; grandchildren, Paul Anthony, Phillip,Joseph, Autumn, and Angela; as well as great grandchildren, Ronald, Robert, Ashton, Asylia, Dante, Presley, Logan, and Isaac.
Anthony was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Caizzi.
Memorial Services with Military Honors will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, October 24, 2020 at First Baptist Church, 4117 Coronado Pkwy., Cape Coral, FL 33904 with Pastor Jonathan Phillips officiating.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Anthony Victor Rotondi are suggested to Samaritan’s Purse, c/o at First Baptist Church, 4117 Coronado Pkwy., Cape Coral, FL 33904.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.