Resident of Pleasant Hill
Oct 27, 1933 - May 12, 2014
Caesar Nuti died peacefully surrounded by his family on May 12, 2014. Caesar was born in 1933, in Crasciana, Italy to his loving parents, Pietro and Emma. Caesar immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1938. They eventually settled in Richmond, California. Caesar studied at the University of California and received an Engineering degree. Caesar entered the Air Force ROTC program and began primary flight training upon graduation. Following his primary training, Caesar was stationed in Europe. While in the service, Caesar met Norma Benassini of Oakland, CA. They were married at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Oakland and started their family. Caesar and Norma raised five children in their Oakland home with a central focus on family and education. Caesar held rewarding positions in the aerospace communications industry and the solid waste industry. Caesar retired in 2003 to focus on family, friends and golf.
Caesar was preceded in death by his wife Norma, his parents, Pietro and Emma Nuti, Norma's parents Joseph and Cerilla Benassini, brother- and sister-in-law Harold Benassini and Lydia Negherbon, and dear grandson Dominic Nuti. Caesar is survived by his five children and their spouses. Caesar is also survived by 14 adoring grandchildren.
A Rosary is scheduled for Monday May 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm at Christ the King Catholic Church, 199 Brandon Road, Pleasant Hill.
A Mass of the Resurrection is scheduled for May 20, 2014 at 12:00 noon at Christ the King Catholic Church, with a burial service following at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Lafayette.
The family has requested donations to one of the following in lieu of flowers:
Bishop O'Dowd High School: Norma and Caesar Nuti Memorial Scholarship Fund: 9500 Stearns Avenue, Oakland, California 94605
Carondelet High School – Caesar Nuti Memorial Scholarship Fund: 1133 Winton Drive, Concord, California 94518
De La Salle High School: 1130 Winton Drive, Concord, California 94518