OBITUARY

Dante Aquila

Born May 20, 1929

Dante Aquila, 82, of Euclid, passed away Jan. 1, 2012, at Cardinal Woods Skilled Nursing in Madison Township. Born May 20, 1929, in Euclid, she had been a resident of Euclid for the past 50 years. Dante was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Korea. He was a member of the American Legion, Collinwood Post 759, the V.F.W. Euclid Post 1056, the Euclid Veterans Association and Collinwood Memories. Dante enjoyed working in the yard, and especially loved growing roses, swiss chard, tomatoes, and figs. Survivors are his sister, Frances Lemmo; brothers, Tony and Sam; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia (nee DeRose); parents, Joseph and Carmella (nee Bevacqua); and brothers, Joseph, Andy, Tom, and Baby Sam. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at DiCicco and Sons Funeral Home, 5975 Mayfield Road, Mayfield Heights. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at Holy Redeemer Church, 15712 Kipling Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110. The Rev. Marty Polito will officiate. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dante's name to Holy Redeemer Church, (see address above).

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Friday, January 6, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, January 7, 2012

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Interment
REMEMBERING

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Silvia Omahen Sheppard

January 7, 2012

My deepest condolences to Danny's family. I grew up on Spino and have know him my whole life. He always brought cheer and a smile to our days. I will remember him for his kindness and sincerity. He will be very missed.

Pisano

January 6, 2012

We were so sadden to hear of the tragic news we wish we could have been with the family but becuase of current issues we are unable to attend
Pisano Family

Marie Hein

January 6, 2012

I love you and will miss you Uncle Danny. You always made me laugh with all your jokes. I will specially miss your laugh. You are a inspiration to me and to all who knew you I'm sure.

Marie Hein

January 5, 2012

To the family of Dante. He is at rest now in the Gods Hands. I know he is there with my John Ciarlillo God Bless

Mike Bernstein

January 5, 2012

My condolences to Sam and family.
Dante was a special person and friend.

January 5, 2012

Dearest Family and Friends of Mr Aquila, I know this is a very difficult time for many and at the loss of your loved one. I pray also that the God of comfort will be with you and yours I Corinth. 1:3 Respectifully EF of Ohio

January 5, 2012

I will miss you, Uncle Dante.

Mary Ann Rohr

marty knop

January 5, 2012

Dear Sam ,Helen and family,
So sorry to hear hold onto the memories he gave his precious smile
take care luvya the knops bobby and marty and family

FROM THE FAMILY