Greece, NY: Unexpectedly, on February 28, 2014 at the age of 77. He is predeceased by his parents, Carlo and Elena Paris. Survived by his loving wife of fifty-six years, Esther (Palazzo) Paris; beloved children, Helen (Robert - former spouse) Monell, Carla (Joseph) Alfieri, Linda Scally, Omero (Nicole) Paris; loving grandchildren, Robert M. Monell, Andrea (Peter) Borrelli, Alessandra, Marisa and Joseph Alfieri, Michael and Nicholas Scally, Omero, Anthony and Samantha Paris as well as, great-grandchild, Gianna Borrelli. He is also survived by sister- in-law, Mary (Charles) Vaccaro.
Omero is also survived by an extensive family in his hometown of Celano, Italy. Siblings include Vittorio (Armandina) Paris, Flora and Bina Paris, Adrianna (Italo) Di Pascasio, Domenica (Bruno) Torrelli as well as several nephews and nieces.
Since coming to the United States at nineteen years old, Omero had countless personal and professional triumphs -- among those include a professional soccer career with the Rochester Lancers, winner of the 1963 amateur cup as a player and founding member of the Italian-American Sports Club. A renowned carpenter, an active member and contributor to the Italian-American Community Center; however, his most important contributions were undoubtedly his family, friendships and remarkable spirit which will forever be with us all.
To celebrate his life and multitude of achievements, family and friends are welcome to gather (TODAY) Thursday 3-8pm at the Dierna Funeral Home, 2309 Culver Rd. (near Norton). His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday 10am at St. Lawrence Church. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
or Camp Good Days and Special Times in his memory.