Anthony S. "Chick" Cercone
92, of Dover died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at the Park Village Health Care Center. Born Jan. 17, 1921 in Dover he was a son of the late Raphael and Benigna Pace Cercone Rondinella.
Chick was also preceded in death by his sisters, Margarette Conidi, Erma Monticelli, Viola Vierheiller and Clara Casimir; brothers, Palmerino "Pammy" Cercone, Umberto "Lou" Cercone, Vincent "Flash" Rondinella and Ross "Skip" Rondinella.
Chick retired from Reeves after 31 years of service and the Ohio Department of Transportation after 12 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, 7th St. Tigers and the Dover VFW, Moose and Eagles. Chick proudly served his country during World War II with the US Army.
A wonderful and loving husband, father and grandfather, Chick will be sadly missed by his wife of almost 63 years, Irene Zanon Cercone whom he married on Sept. 9, 1950; son, Michael Cercone of Dover; grandchildren, Trinette (Josh) Feister, Alison Cercone and Ashley Crosby; great grandchildren, Audrianna and Jaxson Feister; brother, Theodore (Mary) Rondinella of Dover; brothers in law, Reynolds Casimir and Peo Zanon; sisters in law, Evelyn Rondinella and Margie Zanon and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation has been entrusted to the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover. A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. in the St. Joseph Catholic Church at Dover with Fr. Jimmy Hatfield officiating. Interment of the ashes will be in the St. Joseph Calvary Cemetery at Dover. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Chick may do so by visiting the on line obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to Community Hospice.
Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes & Crematory
803 N Wooster Ave Dover, OH 44622
Published in The Times Reporter on Aug. 4, 2013