Rogers Funeral Home and Cremation Services
is located at 380 Cambridge Street,
Cambridge, MA 02141
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Arlington, MA 02474
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Ponte, John, passed away on September 25, 2019 in Sarasota Florida at age 90, formerly of Arlington, MA.  Devoted husband of the late Suzana Ponte (Pereira).  Loving father of Suzie Letson, John R. Ponte, Joanne Ponte and the late Natalie Radford.  Respected father in law of Clark Letson and Gerard Radford. Beloved brother of Albano Ponte and the late Georgina Couto, Manuel, Luis, Albert, and Jose Ponte.  Also survived by 8 beloved grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, many nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends.  John took early retirement from the MBTA in order to move to Sarasota, Florida to do what he enjoyed the most, raising cows, which he did during most of his growing up years in Maia, Sao Miguel, Azores.  Viewing at Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge St., Cambridge. Visiting hours on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.  Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church, 400 Cardinal Medeiros Ave., in Cambridge on Wednesday October 2, 2019 at 9:00 am.  In lieu of flowers please send donations to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.





# Inez & Joao Pacheco 2019-09-30 01:19
Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your father. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. May you Rest in Peace Querido Padrinho, you'll always be in our hearts.
# MARY HEYWORTH 2019-09-30 16:10
Love you Uncle John! I will miss speaking to you.
Mary Louise
# Dan Crowley 2019-09-30 19:16
Mr. Ponte was an amazing man with a huge heart. He was wise and was always there for anyone that needed him. I will miss him. My sympathies to Joanne, Johnny, and Suzie.
# Jeff Stepek 2019-10-02 13:23
Sincere condolences to the immediate Ponte family, other relatives, friends, and acquaintances who knew John Ponte.
# John Bishop 2019-10-02 13:57
To John Joanne,and deepest sympathies
# John Bishop 2019-10-02 14:03
My deepest sympathies to John,Joanne,,& Joey

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