Walter T. La Piedra, 65, of Cape Coral, formerly of Staten Island, N.Y., passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Cape Coral. He was born March 30, 1948, in Staten Island, N.Y., to Walter and Jean La Piedra.
He was a professional accountant, with a broad based CPA practice. He graduated from Fordham University, New York City, with high honors and was active in the Florida CPA Society. He was of the Catholic faith. He was an avid fisherman and sportsman.
He is survived by his beloved wife of over 35 years, Lucille La Piedra of Cape Coral; his mother, Jean La Piedra of Cape Coral; one brother and nephew; and Safari, his loving cat.
He was preceded in death by his father, Walter La Piedra, and a sister, Diane Fabian.
A remembrance gathering will be held Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 4-6 p.m., at Mullins Memorial, 1056 N.E. 7th Terrace, Cape Coral.
Memorial contributions, in memory of Walter La Piedra, may be donated to the American Heart Association, 28441 Bonita Crossings Blvd., Bonita Springs, FL 34135.
Friends and associates are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.