On Monday, March 9, 2020, Gina Rispoli, loving mother to her son Nathan, passed away after a long battle with cancer at the age of 56.
Gina was born on August 27th, 1963 in Staten Island, New York. She grew up with her family and brothers Joseph and Fred on Hett Avenue. They lived directly behind their Avino’s family’s Italian Restaurant.
Her family moved to Ocala, Florida in 1979 and started Rispoli’s Family Italian Restaurant, where Gina worked until accepting a position at Ocala Regional Hospital for the next 12 years.
Gina met Scott Coffey in 2009 and they had been inseparable ever since. They both had a passion for animals and loved their dogs Rusty, Max and Lovey, and their crazy cat Kitty.
Gina was preceded in death by her father, Fred Sr., and her brother, Anthony. Gina is survived by her mother and step-father, Vivian and Joe Johnston, her fiancé, Scott, her son Nathan, her brothers Joseph and Fred, her cousins Lisa and Irma, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews, and her four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
A funeral service will be held 12:00 o’clock. on Monday, March 16th, 2020 at Good Shepard Memorial Gardens located at 5050 SW 20th St, Ocala, FL. 34474. Phone: 352-237-2212.
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