Angelo J. Cimino Sr.

Grand Island

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Updated: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 04:56:43 CST


Angelo John Cimino Sr.
Angelo J. Cimino Sr., 96, died Sunday, March 23, 2014 with his family at his side.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Father Richard Piontkowski will officiate. Burial will be in Grand Island City Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Navy and the Grand Island Veterans Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at All Faiths Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7:00. 

Angelo was born October 16, 1917 in Omaha to Bruno and Giovanna (Adamo) Cimino.

Father of seven children, he is survived by five daughters, Sandra Nabity of Lincoln, Cecilia (Jack) Rohs of Ft. Collins, CO, Nancy (Larry) Deadmond of Ft. Collins, CO, Pam Kawata of Grand Island and Cindy (Dave) Berg of Lakeville, MN; and a son, Dan (Molly) Cimino of Grand Island. 
Those also left to cherish his memory include 20 grandchildren and 18, soon to be 19, great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Olive on November 6, 1986; his parents; a son, Angelo Cimino Jr.; two sisters, Mary Osage and Josephine Wagner; and a brother, Serafino Cimino.

Angelo grew up and attended school in Omaha, graduating from Omaha Tech. During school and upon graduation, he helped his parents in the family grocery store. Angelo enlisted in the United States Navy on May 17, 1944, serving during WWII. A member of the Navy Reserve, he was called up again during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged February 2, 1946.

Angelo was united in marriage to Olive Colin on January 18, 1941 in Omaha. Following their marriage they made their home in Omaha. Angelo worked as a meat cutter at O.P. Skaggs before his employment with Kellogg Company as Territory Manager. Still with Kellogg, he relocated his family to Grand Island in 1955. An advocate for Kellogg Cereal to the end, he retired at the age of 75, after 38 years with the company. 

Angelo enjoyed his retirement, taking trips and riding along on job routes with old friends. His favorite pastime, however, was spending time with his children and grandchildren. 

Memorials are suggested to the family.