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EDWARD I. OCCHIPINTI Edward I. Occhipinti, 85, The Villages, FL went to be with the
Lord on January 1, 2014 under the loving care of family at The Villages Regional Hospital. Mr. Occhipinti was born on April 19, 1928 in Paterson, New Jersey to his parents John and Pasqua Occhipinti. Mr. Occhipinti was a retired Firefighter for the city of Paterson, New Jersey and was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. After Retirement he and his wife moved to Florida and he became the proprietor of Family Manors in Stuart, Florida from 1991 to 2004, which was an Assisted Living Facility. He and his wife moved to The Villages 8 years ago from Stuart, FL. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wildwood, FL, Knights of Columbus of St. Vincent de Paul and Lake-Sumter Lions Club. He loved to collect paintings and collectibles. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years: Rosemarie Occhipinti of The Villages, FL; three sons: Paul Occhipinti of The Villages, FL, John "Frances" Occhipinti of Eatontown, NJ and Christopher Occhipinti of West Palm, FL; a daughter: Patricia "Neal" Mangano of Belmawr, NJ; a brother: Sam "June" Occhipinti of Paterson, NJ; a sister: Anna Contini of Paterson, NJ; five grandchildren: Patty Ann Plate, Jason Magano, Edward Occhipinti, Lily Occhipinti and Nicole Magano; two great grandchildren: Dylan and Abigale Plate and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandson Christopher Occhipinti. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 10:00AM at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wildwood, FL with Inurnment to follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in his loving memory to the building fund at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wildwood, FL. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page- Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.
Published in the TC Palm from Jan. 5 to Jan. 7, 2014
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