Constance "Connie" G. Rios, 80, of Lehigh Acres, died Saturday, Feb. 23., 2013. She was born Nov. 27, 1932, to William and Adeline (Amore) Contrera.
She lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., until 2007 when she then moved to Fort Myers.
She is survived by her husband, Juan Rios; son, James (Susan) Antonelli of Lehigh Acres; granddaughter, Jessina "J.C." Crider of Lehigh Acres; and great-grandchildren, Julia and Mason, of Lehigh Acres.
Her surviving extended family includes: Jim (Jane) Waryu, of Fort Myers; Jonathan (Brooke) Malko and their children, Anderson and Camille, of Louisville, Ky.; and Brad Steiger, of Pompano Beach.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and children, Karen and Candice Dixon.
A private service is scheduled for a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Animal Refuge Center, P.O. Box 6642, Fort Myers, FL 33911.
Friends may sign the guest book at: www.horizonfunerals.com.