OBITUARY

Emmett P. "Sonny" Geraci

November 22, 1946February 5, 2017
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EMMETT P. “Sonny” GERACI, age 70. Beloved husband of Mary Lou (nee Marchiore), dearest father of Camille (Joshua Gramse), Justin, Brianne Leonetti (Michael), Matthew and Marc; loving son of the late Emmett and Rose (nee Teresi); dear brother of Carolyn Masseria (Louis) and Michael Geraci; son-in-law of James and Mary Lou Marchiore; brother-in-law of Michelle Perrotti (Randy), Debbie Marchiore, Annette Barbarbotta, and Diane Marchiore; loving uncle of many. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to The Aneurysm and AVM Foundation 3636 Castro Valley Blvd, Suite 3 Castro Valley, CA 94546. Funeral service 11 am Friday February 10 at Parkside Church 7100 Pettibone Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Interment Knollwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at THE DiCICCO AND SONS FUENRAL HOME 5975 MAYFIELD RD. MAYFIELD HTS.,(at Lander Rd.) THURSDAY 2 TO 8 PM. Online condolences and guest registry www.diciccoandsonsfh.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 9, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, February 10, 2017

  • Interment

    Friday, February 10, 2017

Memories

Emmett P. "Sonny" Geraci

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Jimmy Plank

September 14, 2020

Sonny lived not far from my parents. He was always super kind and when I got engaged to my now ex-wife, Sonny called my phone and sang a few lines of "Precious And Few" to her.... It made her so happy. I miss him dearly......

Gary Luyben

September 3, 2020

Worked with Sonny in Detroit area several times when I was D J at WPON radio.. What a pleasant person he was. He will be sorely missed by all who had the pleasure of meeting him. Our condolences to the family.

Ernie Rickert

September 3, 2020

I saw you perform at the rock and roll weekend in Hauppauge, New York, and spoke to you during intermission. You were such a gentleman. Thank you for the memory. R.I.P., Sir.

Linda Martin

August 30, 2020

I never knew Sonny but I always wished I could. My sincere condolences to his wife and family. Sonny, my favorite song you ever did was precious and few. I loved all your songs but I really thought that song was so beautiful. I seen you back in the 90's in New Richmond, Ohio and you sang precious and few so beautifully. I'm so glad I got to see you in person!

RIP SUNNY
YOU ARE MISSED SO MUCH!
BUT I'LL ALWAYS HAVE YOUR MUSIC!

Dolores Iovine

August 25, 2020

May you Rest In Peace, I just heard of Sonny’s passing,watching PBS. God’s blessings & peace to Sonny. You brought song & goodness.

Thank you Sonny!

David Paracka

July 13, 2020

Sang one of my all time favorite songs! RIP, you've earned it!

Elaine Forrey

June 14, 2020

I am watching PBS and just learned Sonny passed away. Gone too soon! An incredible talent and gave us so much! Rest in eternal peace. You are silenced, but your voice lives in our memory.

Steve Neal

May 31, 2020

I didn't know Sonny had passed until I heard it on television tonight when it was mentioned on a PBS My Music show with TJ. I always loved Sonny's music. May it live on forever. RIP Sonny

Chuck Kocisko

March 13, 2020

Strange! Didn't sleep a wink last night thinking about our fund raising efforts for you Sonny a few years ago with 24 national acts here in Streetsboro. What a wonderful time. Streetsboro Family Days misses you Sonny. R.I.P.
Chuck

ron parker

March 15, 2019

SONNY,YOUR HITS PRECIOUS AND FEW AND TIME WONT LET ME ARE TWO ALL TIME FAVORITES WITH ME. GODS SPEED INTO ETERNITY. RON PARKER

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