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Antonio 'Tony' Masocco, 91, of East Rochester, NY, formerly of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on April 17, 2017 at North Gate Manor in North Tonawanda, NY. Born in Giuliano di Roma, Italy, he was the son of the late Alfred and Angela (Cutonelli) Masocco.
On October 8, 1949 he married Mary Jane (Malazia) Masocco at St. Joseph Church in Niagara Falls, NY. Mrs. Masocco predeceased him on September 14, 2009. Tony was the former owner of the Ice Bridge Ice Cream Shop in Niagara Falls, NY. He also owned and operated Anthony's Barber Shop in Niagara Falls and later in Lewiston. Tony was a Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed playing poker, but most of all enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Mr. Masocco is survived by his son, Donald (Rita) Masocco; four grandchildren, Lindsay (Eric) Pellegrino, David (Brenda) Chambers, Jessica (Christopher) Elliot and Steven (Jessica) Masocco; three great-grandchildren, McKenzie Elliott, Eva Pellegrino, and Liam Chambers; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his wife, Antonio was predeceased by one daughter, late Angela (late Jack) Chambers; and three siblings, late Antoinette (late Mario) Fabi, late Joseph (late Anna) Masocco, and late Mario (late Lena) Masocco.
There will be no prior visitation. Entombment in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY at the convenience of the family.
ARRANGEMENTS BY M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY. Please visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for guest register.
Published on April 20, 2017
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