August Macciocca, 1928-2013

NILES – August “Augie” Macciocca, 85, passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Shepherd of the Valley in Niles.

Augie was born Feb. 1, 1928, in Warren, the son of Pasquale and Assunta “Sundine” Macciocca.

He was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. Augie retired from the GM Assembly Plant in Lordstown as a maintenance painter.

He was a member of St. Pius X Church, UAW Local 1112 and the YMCA. He enjoyed golfing, racquetball, handball and dancing.

August served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

He is survived by his nephews, Frank (Lillian) Pezzano of Niles and Joseph (Lorie) Pezzano of New Castle, Pa.; great-nephews and -nieces, Frank, Connie, Francesca and Joey Pezzano; and his companion, Donna Harrison of Cortland.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Frances Pezzano; brother-in-law, Dominic Pezzano Sr.; and nephew, Dominic Pezzano Jr.

Family and friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday and from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel in Warren. A service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. James P. Walker officiating.

Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the Shepherd of the Valley, 1500 McKinley Ave., Niles, OH 44446.

Family and friends may visit to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to the Macciocca family.

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