Service: Saturday, December 22, 2018, 2:00pm at Peoples Funeral Home
Mr. David Gerard “Hondo” Mantovani passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 13, 2018 in Lantana, TX at the age of 59.
Dave is survived by his daughter, Viviana Mantovani; his sons, Ignacio (Rhea) Mantovani and Victor (Marcela) Mantovani; and his four grandchildren, Nicole Mantovani, Armando Mantovani, Vincenzo Mantovani, Isabella Mantovani, and former spouse Lina Mantovani.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Aloysius F. "Lou" Mantovani and Margaret R. Mantovani. Dave was born on July 15, 1959 in Joliet, IL. He graduated from Joliet Catholic High School in 1978 and from Northwestern University with a degree in Political Science and Economics in 1982. He married Lina Ponte on July 7, 1990 at St. Teresa Catholic Church. After moving to Titusville, Florida, Dave began a 36 year career ranging from US Government and Space programs in Florida, to Commercial Software development in Texas and more recently, Condominium Real Estate investments in Florida.
In his final years, Dave devoted his time to his four Grandchildren while catching a round of golf and a football game in between. A wake is scheduled for Saturday, December 22 at 2:00 p.m. at People’s Funeral Home, 1122 E Mulberry St, Denton, TX 76205, with a reception to follow at Lantana Golf Club, 800 Golf Club Dr, Argyle, TX 76226. Flowers and condolences may be sent to People’s Funeral Home.
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