Angelo John Rampino
July 5, 1924 – October 23, 2018
(Andy) Angelo John Rampino, 94, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Born in Boston, he was a Purple Heart recipient having served as a Marine in WWII (Okanawa). He was married to Elizabeth Copeland of Jacksonville just over 69 years when Liz passed away in June of 2013. He is survived by two daughters, LaWanda (Lee) Hill, Yolanda (Jim) Richter, one grandchild, Erika (Leonard) Johnson, 2 great grandchildren, Alexis (10), Hunter (8), four siblings and a number of in-laws who are included in his extended family, some of whom looked up to him as a father.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 5 to 7 PM in Hardage-Giddens Greenlawn Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10 AM in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 11757 Old St. Augustine Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32258. Entombment will immediately follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, 4300 Beach Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32207. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of NE Florida or your favorite charity.
Arrangements by HARDAGE-GIDDENS GREENLAWN FUNERAL HOME 4300 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32207. (904) 396-2522.
- Visitation Sunday, October 28, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, October 29, 2018
- Graveside Service Monday, October 29, 2018
Angelo John Rampino
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October 29, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of Andy's passing. I can say, unequivocally, that he was one of the finest men I have ever known. I met Andy in 1967. I was a senior in High School. In January of 1968 he offered me a job at the parts department of Al Sager Volkswagen. Many great adventures followed. He mentored me like I was his son. To me he was a Father figure. I learned all about VW parts and how to deal with the shop techs and the public. I was eventually hired by VWGOA in 1972. I worked for 40yrs with them until retirement. I will be forever grateful for his kindness. My thoughts and prayers to the Rampino family.
John (Johnny) Marshall
October 25, 2018
Daddy, I'm jealous that you are there with all our family and friends. I miss talking to you every day but we'll all be together again....hopefully soon. Give Mother a hug and kiss for me....and Granny too. And mother having taught me to see the good in every situation...you are there with her, you have no more pain, your legs work just fine and there's no more dizzy spells. No sadness in heaven so its all good. I love you, daddy. I'll be there when God says "now".