Wilmington-Fabio Fernandez Ponce de Leon, 92 years old formerly of the Philippines, died peacefully at home on April 25, 2018 in the presence of his loving family. He was a Meteorological Assistant at the Philippine Weather Bureau prior to immigrating to the United States in 1973 to join his wife. He worked and retired as a Constable for Christiana Care Hospital.
Fabio is predeceased by his daughter, Catherine, who passed at 8 months of age, his parents, and other brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Erlinda Ablas Ponce de Leon, his sons Alexander, Temujin(Jennifer), George, daughter Maria(Anthony) and grandchildren Ava, Mason, and Maximus.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held privately at St. Joseph’s on the Brandywine Church.
The family would like to extend sincere thanks to Cherie DeMerchant, NP of the Christiana Care Home Visiting Program, and to the Heartland Hospice Staff, especially to Kathleen Ingram of the Heartland Hospice House. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Fabio’s memory to Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ocheltree Ln, Wilmington, DE 19808. For online condolences, please visit: www.mccreryandharra.com.