Rocco "Roxy" Giustino|
Rocco "Roxy" Giustino, 94, of Green Acres, Fla., formerly of Fairlawn passed away November 6, 2013.
Roxy was born in Akron, graduated from Garfield High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. For 40 years he operated Rocky's Meats. Roxy's memberships include St. Hilary Catholic Church, Sons of Italy, VFW Post 685 and the Italian American Business Club.
He was preceded in death by parents, Michael and Carmella; brothers, James, Nick, Dan, Orlando and John; sister, Mary Taffi; nieces, Sue (Babe) Francis and Elaine Innocenzi; nephews, Chet Taffi and James Majewski.
Roxy will be remembered for his kind and generous heart and his love for playing cards, bocce and morra with family and friends.
His warm smile and gentle way will be sadly missed by his wife, Francis (Nee Vaccaro); son, Michael (Olga) Giustino of North Canton; daughters, Michelena (Jay) Dague of Delaware, Ohio and Michelle (Bob) Maier of Wellington, Fla.; sisters, Rose Bogich of Uniontown, Josephine Majewski of Akron and Sue Pantuso also of Akron; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews
Calling hours 5 to 8 Sunday at the Ciriello and Carr Fairlawn Chapel, 39 S. Miller Rd., Fairlawn 44333. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, 9:30 a.m. at St. Hilary Catholic Church, followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to VFW Post #349 in care of the funeral home.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Nov. 9 to Nov. 10, 2013