Obituaries & Death Notices
PONGETTI, Rolando "Roy"
Published:Jan 11, 2014
Event Date:Jan 09, 2014
PONGETTI, Rolando "Roy" Peacefully at Macassa Lodge on Thursday, January 9, 2014, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Elena (Lena) (nee Marucci) for 60 years. Loving father of Debbie and Aldo Gallo, Mark Pongetti and Carol Adamo, and Larry and Kristine Pongetti. Adoring Nonno of Delia and Erik Ferrara, Adam and Grace Gallo, Paul Gallo, Michael, Alex, Sarah and Rebecca Pongetti and Bisnonno of Selena and Sofia. Devoted son of the late Adelelmo and Nerina Pongetti and son-in-law of the late John and Bessie Marucci. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Florence and the late Ezio Iacoboni, Marisa and John Di Marcantonio, the late Tony and Freida Marucci, the late Frank and Lea Marucci, June and the late Nick Marucci, the late Rose and Jim Clarke, Leonard and Julie Marucci, Eva and the late Fred Schwab, George and Lee Marucci and Larry and Jane Marucci. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Roy was the founding owner of Pongetti Music, supporting the Hamilton Music Community for 55 years and a member of the Sons' of Italy Trieste Lodge. A special thank you to Dr. Angelo Zizzo, the staff at Macassa Lodge and the home care staff of CCAC for their compassionate care. Visitation will be held at FRISCOLANTI FUNERAL CHAPEL, 43 Barton Street East (near James) on Sunday from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. and Monday from 3-8 p.m. Vigil Prayers Sunday at 2:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Anthony's Church on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:30 am. Entombment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington. In kindness, donations to the Alzheimer Society or St. Anthony's Church would be sincerely appreciated by the family. "You are now cradled in God's arms"
Category: Obituaries & Death Notices
Newspaper(s): Hamilton Spectator
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