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Anthony Joseph
Gaudio

June 7, 1926 – February 6, 2019

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Boardman – There will be funeral services at 10:00 am on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman, followed by an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Charles Borromeo Church with Rev. Gerald DeLucia celebrating the Mass for Anthony Joseph “Tony” Gaudio, Sr., 92, who passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Tony was born June 7, 1926 in Youngstown, the son of Louis and Ernestine (Santangelo) Gaudio. He was called to duty Nov. 4, 1944 to serve in the Navy during World War II as a Navy Sea Bee. Tony was a 3rd Class Petty Officer, 85th Naval Construction. He was first deployed to New Heberdes then to Wake Island. Upon his separation June 19, 1946 from the Navy, he completed his high school education graduating from East High School in 1947. He apprenticed for Scholl Choffin Plumbing and Heating. He was employed by Scholl Choffin Plumbing and Heating for 39 years, retiring in 1988. For 68 years, Tony was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 396. Always busy, Tony assisted his wife in helping set up for their Italian sponge wedding cakes for approximately 20 years, as well as coaching Boardman Youth and Boardman Little League for 14 years. Tony enjoyed vacationing to Daytona Beach with his family annually. He loved to take daily walks down the beach accompanied by friends and family. Tony was a hard worker and great provider. Always provided his plumbing talents and knowledge to family and friends. Willing to give advice on how to fix anything around the house or share his wisdom, advice and knowledge. His memory was astonishing. The family was amazed by his remarkable memory and ability to recall names, places and dates, including all family pets. He was a true patriarch to the family. He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister. He was a good steward to the church and many charitable organizations. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Tina (Mary Vincentina P. Campolito), whom he married May 27, 1948; four sisters, Mary Josephine Cervella, Margaret Florence Borts, Rose Luchison, and Helen Anne Benson; and brother, Ralph Louis Gaudio. He leaves behind his sister, Theresa (Gaudio) Colucci, who always lovingly called Tony “Honey”; four children, Anthony J. II (Mary Jo) Gaudio, Jareth J. (Lynn) Gaudio, Mary Joette Gaudio, and Timothy J. (Karen) Gaudio; 12 grandchildren, Anthony III (Lisa) Gaudio, Dominic (Amy) Gaudio, Mary Gaudio, Elizabeth Gaudio, Gabriella Gaudio, Jareth Gaudio (Ryan), Joseph Gaudio, Jessica Gaudio, Jeannine Lonardo, Timothy II (Christy) Gaudio, Arleigh Gaudio, and Celina (Taylor) Pidgeon; two great-grandchildren, Mia and Dominic Gaudio; three step-grandchildren, Justin, Katrina and Josefa; and two step-great-grandchildren, Tyler and Noah. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 at the Rossi Brothers and Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Avenue in Boardman. Interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery where full Military Honors for Tony’s dedicated service to our country will be provided by the great men of V.F.W. Post 9571 of Ellsworth. Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and send condolences to Tony’s family.

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First Visitation

When Sunday, February 10th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home
Address
4442 South Avenue
Boardman, OH 44512

Second Visitation

When Monday, February 11th, 2019 10:00am - 10:30am
Location
Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home
Address
4442 South Avenue
Boardman, OH 44512

Service Information

When
Monday, February 11th, 2019 11:00am
Officiating
Rev. Gerald DeLucia
Location
St. Charles Borromeo Church
Address
7345 Westview Drive
Boardman, OH 44512

Interment Information

Location
Calvary Cemetery
Address
248 S. Belle Vista Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44509-2252
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