EMILIO W. DUSIO, 78, passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in New York, N.Y., Emilio earned his bachelors and first masters degree in Electrical Engineering from New York University. He then earned his second masters degree in computer science from Monmouth College in New Jersey, and received a certificate from Wharton School of Business. He was in engineering management with RCA and ITT for 41 years, retiring in 2002. Emilio was very active and dedicated to the churches he belonged to. He served on the parish councils, was a religion teacher for many years, was a money counter, and he and his wife served as the welcoming committee to new parishioners. He was also a volunteer for A.A.R.P. serving as the Indiana Technology Manager for their tax aide program as well as a volunteer tax preparer. Emilio was a member of the ROMEOs. He enjoyed traveling, photography, and being a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. "His fun, loving, and generous personality will be missed." Surviving are his beloved wife of 53 years, Lena M. Dusio of Fort Wayne; children, Marie E. Dusio of Madison, Wis., Joseph M. (Christine) Dusio of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Angela (Joseph M.) Cropley of Burien, Wash., and Emilio John Dusio of Mount Juliet, Tenn.; grandchildren, Carlos and Alex Cropley; sister, Caterina (Albert) Baldassarre of New York, N.Y.; nephew, Albert Baldassarre Jr.; sister-in-law, Antoinette Pezzano; and close family friend, Peg Kermeen. He was preceded in death by his father, Angelo Dusio; and mother, Elizabeth Dusio-Musinski. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, with calling one hour prior. Fr. Mark Gurtner officiating. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, with a rosary service at 8:45 p.m. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Indiana University Foundation Amyloid Research Group - Dr. Merrill Benson at http://www.iupui.edu/~amyloid/support.html or Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church-Building Fund. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.domccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 8, 2014