In Memoriam – Tony Sarotte

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anthony “Tony” Sarotte, long time employee of MITA member, Florence Cement.  

Tony was born on December 23, 1937, in Hamtramck to Frank and Genevieve Sarotte. He graduated from South Lake High School in 1956, where he played football and baseball, and went on to study Civil Engineering at the University of Detroit. Following graduation, Tony began his Professional Engineering career working for the State of Michigan. He was employed by Champagne-Webber, Angelo DiPonio Construction, and Wiegand Construction before retiring from Florence Cement on July 2, 2021, after 20 years of dedication to the company.

Memorial visitation for Tony will be held on Saturday, November 20, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of his Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are appreciated to the West Bloomfield Harris Stroke Fund, Henry Ford Health System, Development Office, 1 Ford Place #5A, Detroit, MI 48202 or the American Heart Association, 27777 Franklin Road, Suite 1150, Southfield, Michigan 48034.

MITA wishes to extend our heartfelt condolences to Tony’s family and friends, as well as to his colleagues at Florence Cement during this difficult time.