Rudolph Curcio, 79, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away peacefully after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer. He was born in Detroit, Mich., and graduated from Denby High School in Detroit. Rudolph was the son of John and Rose Frontiera Curcio of Michigan.
He is survived by his wife, Carole Pallante Curcio; brother Joe and sister Teresa, both from Michigan; a brother Rudy who passed away at birth; three children, Sam Curcio of Aurora, Ill., Sam's wife Jill and grandchildren Carley and Kyle Curcio, Rose Marsala and husband Randy of Clearwater, Fla., and John Curcio, who resided with him and his wife. He also had nine grandchildren from his marriage to Carole.
He was an Army veteran, a member of the Moose Club, American Legion and Homosassa Lions Club. He was an active member of St. Benedict Catholic Church. He loved the Lord so much. He loved old cars and collected and restored autos as a hobby after he retired from the automobile business. He was full of life and loved to dance. He loved his children and grandchildren to the fullest. He will be deeply missed by everyone.
Funeral services will be held at Bay Pines VA in St. Petersburg at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please send any gift to Suncoast Hospice Foundation NPCC or the
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Feb. 16, 2014