Cortland – Emidio “Mimi” DiGiacobbe, 92, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Lake Vista with his loving family by his side.
He was born February 9, 1926, in Crabtree, PA, the son of the late Vincent “Jimmy” and Josephine DiGiacobbe.
He was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. Emidio moved to Warren in 1930 and retired in 1989 from Thomas Steel Strip as a carpenter after 42 years and was the Chairman of the Board at Thomas Steel Credit Union. He was a member of St. William Church in Champion, and a charter Member of K of C 4484.
He was a master carpenter who built homes for his family, parents, mother-in-law, and his children. He enjoyed bowling, bocce, gardening, dancing and making wine.
He served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
He is survived by his three children David (Cheryl) DiGiacobbe of Cortland, John (Patty) DiGiacobbe of Brookfield, and Chuck (Pam) DiGiacobbe of Girard, four grandchildren John, Chris, Jared, and Nathan DiGiacobbe.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Theresa (Bench) DiGiacobbe who passed away October 14, 1987, his second wife Theresa (Falgiani) DiGiacobbe, and two brothers Ernest and Chester “Chilly” DiGiacobbe.
Family and friends may call Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483 and Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at St. William Church 5411 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, Ohio 44483.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the Church with Rev. Michael D. Balash officiating.
Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Emidio’s name to St. William Church 5411 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, Ohio 44483.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to the DiGiacobbe family.