April "Cindy" (Aalto) Pontz, 67, of Rotonda Lakes died June 15, 2020. She was born in Newton Ma, the middle daughter of the late Tauno "Duke" and Aquinas (Moloney) Aalto.
Cindy was a native of Massachusetts. She grew up in Millis, MA, was a member of the Millis High School class of '71 and a graduate of Dean Junior College in 1973. She was married in 1974 and lived in various places with her husband and children, including a favorite home next door to amazing neighbors in Pinehurst, MA. She and her family later returned to and restored her family home in Millis. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend. Cindy was an amazing softball pitcher and played on various teams through the years. Cindy never met a stranger and was a friend to all.
Cindy moved to Florida in 2001 and worked for Comfort Keepers of Port Charlotte for 12 years as a Caregiver and Office Manager. Her nature has always been to take care of others, and she met many clients and co-workers that were blessed by her kindness and care.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Randy Sr, two children, Randy Jr of FL and April Morrison (Michael) of Idaho, as well as her siblings Tauno Aalto Jr (Sally) of FL, Mike Aalto (Sandy) of MA, Maureen Clancy (Paul) of NH/FL, and Linda "Winks" Aalto (Linda) of MA. Cindy had an amazing extended family of loved ones and friends. She was preceded in death by her brother Bruce and her parents Duke and Quine.
Cindy was known by many to say, "I'll light the Hug Candle for you" in order to send hugs, love and hope to loved ones from afar. In this spirit, her family asks that you join them in lighting a candle for her on Sunday afternoon in a moment of quiet reflection. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity to honor her life spent in giving to others.