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POLAND There will be funeral services at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman, followed by an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Christ Our Savior Parish at St. Nicholas Church in Struthers for Gaetano T. Guy Amicone, 74, who passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2012.
Gaetano was born Dec. 15, 1937, in Youngstown, the son of Charles and Angeline Julia Amicone.
He was a 1956 graduate of East High School and was a U.S. Army veteran. Guy was employed at CSX Railroad as a conductor and brakeman, where he retired in 1999 after 37 years. He was a UTI Union member, member of the Fruit Street Gang of the East Side and member of the Bowling League at the Bowladrome in Struthers. Guy was a member of Christ Our Savior Parish at St. Nicholas Church. He enjoyed the outdoors, seeing animals and loved the Sport of Kings (horse racing) and his garden.
He was a family man who especially enjoyed holidays and events with his children and grandchildren, whom he loved and adored. He had a special place in his heart for his step-grandchild, Grace Gorby and her dad, Wesley Gorby. Guy wanted everyone to know he loved his wife, Julies cooking and baking and was her Teddy Bear. He enjoyed the company of his friends he met for coffee at Burger King and Panera.
Guy will always be remembered by his wife, the former Julia Macala, whom he married Sept. 13, 2003; his former wife, Toni Amicone; a son, Guy C. (Joseé) Amicone of Pompano Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Lynette (Cyril) Mattis of Massilon and Susan (Raymond) Jahn of Naples, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Cindy Covert of Deland, Fla. and Melissa Gorby of Niles; four grandchildren, Matthew Mattis, Alyssa Mattis, Gaetano Amicone and Dominic Amicone; two step-grandchildren, Zachary Covert and Gracie Gorby; three sisters, Roseann (Ron) Hackett, Angie (Tom) McDuffey and Diane (Tony) Agnesi; a brother, Charles L. Amicone; his granddogs, Bella Rose and Mattaeo; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be calling hours from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman.
A special thank you to his brother-in-law, Ron Hackett, who helped him and kept him company during his illness, and to Dr. Ravinder Nath, who guided him through his illness.
Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and send condolences to Gaetanos family.