Obituary: Michael G. Filipponi


Michael G. Filipponi, 59, of Hobe Sound, FL. died May 31, 2010 at Martin Memorial Medical Center, Stuart, FL.

Raised in Levittown, he lived in Hobe Sound for the last 25 years. Filipponi was material coordinator with Vought Aircraft in Stuart for over 24 years.

He was member of St. Christopher Catholic Church, Hobe Sound, and the Martin County Adult Hockey League. He was also an avid UF supporter.

Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Jeanne M. Filipponi of Hobe Sound, daughters, Shannon Filipponi and Danielle Filipponi both of Hobe Sound, his father Anthony Filipponi of Ardsley, N.Y., his mother Joyce Gardner of Venice Island, FL, a brother Anthony “Beanie” Filipponi of Levittown and his favorite dog Dakota.

He was preceded in death by a sister Mary Wirth.

There will be a memorial gathering on Saturday, July 17 at 11 a.m. at the Praise Tabernacle Church in North Massapequa.

For those who wish, contributions may be made to the Crystal Cathedral, PO Box 100, Garden Grove, CA 92842-0100 or at 800-549-6177 in Mr. Filipponi’s memory.

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