Cedio A. Gizzi
Cedio A. Gizzi, 93, of Beckman Ave. ,Westfield, N.Y., passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 13, 2020, at Westfield Memorial Hospital.
Cedio was born on Feb. 26, 1927, in Sheridan, N.Y., the son of the late Joseph and Josephine (Pagano) Gizzi. On May 3, 1947 he married the love of his life, Cosimina Vacanti, together they shared 69 years of marriage. She preceded in death on Nov. 25, 2016.
Cedio was one of the last remaining World War II veterans having served in the U.S. Army Air Corps.
Surviving are four children: Michael (Carol) Gizzi of St. James, N.Y., Paula (Peter Pelech) Lancaster of Albany, N.Y., twin sons: Robert (Ellie) Gizzi of Mayville, N.Y., and Richard Gizzi of Louisville, Ky.; five grandchildren: Damon, Matthew (Amanda), Benjamin, Keenan (Tess) Gizzi and Allison Eric) Allison; four great-grandchildren: Alexander, Joseph, Tyler and Zak; also two extended family members, Eric (Betsy) O’Neil of Westfield.
Cedio was preceded in death by a brother, Vincent Gizzi: and two sisters: Angela Saletta and Pauline Sesnie.
Cedio retired from Westfield Dodge City with more than 44 years of service, where he worked as an auto mechanic.
He had many club affiliations, having been a member of the Westfield Moose and American Legion, he was a charter member and past president of the Westfield Auxiliary Police and the American Italian Organization (CIAO). Cedio also was a faithful, active member of St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church of Westfield and the Knights of Columbus.
Cedio enjoyed gardening, watching golf and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan. Most of all, he enjoyed being with his loving family.
Visitation and services will be private. A celebration of Cedio’s life will be celebrated at a future date to be announced.
Flowers gratefully declined, memorials may be made to the Westfield Emergency Rescue Service 20 Clinton St., Westfield, NY 14787.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St,, Westfield, N,Y.
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