Antonio Pizzurro 1953-2020

CORTLAND — Antonio “Nino” Pizzurro, 66, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, following an extended illness while battling cancer.

He was born Nov. 18, 1953, in Palermo, Sicily, the son of Giuseppe and Francesca Pizzurro.

Nino came to New York in 1966 and then to Warren in 1983. He was a thoroughbred horse trainer at various tracks around the country. He enjoyed training horses and was an avid football fan.

He is survived by children, Joe (Katelyn) Pizzurro of Fowler, Lauren Pizzurro, a student at West Virginia University, Mylinda Cuevas of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Carmine Pizzurro of Lordstown; three grandchildren, Sutton, Savannah and Joey; five brothers , Joe Pizzurro of Harrisburg, Pa., Sal Pizzurro of Champion, Frank Pizzurro of Hubbard, Peter Pizzuro of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Angelo (DeAnna) Pizzurro of Cortland; and a sister, Anna Maria Randazo of Palermo, Sicily.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Giovanni Pizzurro.

Private services were held Tuesday at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.

Entombment was in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to Antonio’s family.

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