Alfred P. Musci, Sr., 91 of Akron, passed away on May 4, 2012 after a short illness. He resided at the Village of St. Edwards since 2007. |
He is predeceased by his loving wife of 58 years, Jeanne (Whiteside); and his Grandson, Anthony Grimaldi; sisters, Francis Santoferraro and Grace Marcotte.
He leaves behind his five children, Paul (Karen) of Southbridge, Ma., Alfred Jr., (Maureen) of Greensboro, N.C., Patricia Murty (Tim) of Ft. Myers, Fla., Mark (Cathy) of Kearnersville, N.C. and Julianne Grimaldi (Bob) of Hartville, Ohio. He also leaves behind 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Seminorati, Anne Russo, Bridget Flasco; cousins, nieces and nephews.
Al was a graduate of North High School, attended John Carroll University and was a graduate of Case Western Reserve. A veteran of W. W. II and Korea, he served as a liaison supply officer. He returned from military duty and became the owner of North Hill Poultry, before merging with City Poultry and eventually becoming a partner and owner of Melch's Salads of Akron. Al loved life and especially enjoyed dancing with his wife, Jeanne. In retirement he volunteered at Firestone CC during PGA events. He and Jeanne spent many years in Ft. Myers, Florida where they made many wonderful friends. Al returned to Akron in 2007.
The family would like to thank the staff at St. Ed's and Becky of Hospice Palliative Care for their loving care, consideration and concern for our Dad.
The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations be made to the Anthony M. Grimaldi Memorial Scholarship fund at Archbishop Hoban High School, One Holy Cross Blvd, Akron, 44306, in honor of Al.
Calling hours will be held at the Hummel Funeral Home, 500 E. Exchange St., Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 5 to 7 P.M. Al's Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 83 Mosser Place. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Please visit www.hummelcares.com to share a memory or to send a condolence.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from May 6 to May 8, 2012