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Roberto Fonseca

April 18, 1933 - May 23, 2009

Roberto Fonseca, 76 of Lumberton passed away May 23, 2009 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

He was preceded in death by his mother Reina Zumbado Cruz, his wife Barbara Fonseca, sisters Isabel Chavarria and Julieta Fonseca and brother Luis Fonseca.

Survivors include daughters Maricruz Doll and husband Peter M. Gordon of Denver, NC, Cynthia Leonard and husband Robert Quigg of Falls Church, VA, Beth Clark and husband Larry, Grand Junction, Co, and Lorie Wilson of Shawnee, KS, grandchildren Anthony Doll and Stefanie Doll of Denver, NC, Jennifer Herrera and Edwing Herrera of Falls Church, VA., and sister Maruja Rojas, numerous nieces and nephews.

Roberto was proud of his Costa Rican heritage and was worldly in his vast knowledge. He was a hardworking teamster for many years at Davidson Moving and Storage and retired to Lumberton. Roberto enjoyed friendships in both Lumberton and Wilmington where he was loved and valued.

The service was held last Sunday, May 24, 2009 at Church of the Good Shepherd and was attended by a group of friends and family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospitality House of Wilmington, 1612 Medical Center Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Online condolences may be made to

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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