Niles – Anthony “Tony” Abruzzi, 91, formerly of Warren, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
He was born December 12, 1927, in Collongo, Italy to the late Massimo and Rosina Abruzzi.
He came to the U.S. in 1948. Tony was a chef at Abruzzi’s Café 422 for over 50 years. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish (St. James Church). Tony traveled to Italy regularly, later in his life. He enjoyed watching the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians and soccer matches. He loved cooking for others, but was happiest when he was with his beloved family and grandchildren.
Anthony will be sadly missed by his two children Dr. Rose M. (Dr. Duane Burks) Abruzzi, of Mansfield, and Dr. Thomas M. (Lisa) Abruzzi of Girard, and his three grandchildren Dylan Burks, Alexander and Annelise Abruzzi.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Pauline L. Abruzzi whom he married August 8, 1955, and passed away January 27, 1981, two brothers Guerino and Marco Abruzzi, and a sister Fortunatina Abruzzi.
Family and friends may pay their respects Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Friday, April 12, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (St. James Church) with Rev. Msgr. John Zuraw officiating.
Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Tony’s name to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish 2532 Burton St. Warren, Ohio 44484 or St. Rose Church Angel Fund 61 E Main St. Girard, Ohio 44420.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to Anthony’s family.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish
2532 Burton St., Warren OH 44484
St. Rose Church Angel Fund
61 E Main St, Girard OH 44420