Obituary of Tony Vecchio
Tony Vecchio, age 87 of Painesville Twp., was called home by his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 21, 2019 at his home. He was born August 9, 1931 in Cleveland. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and retired from the City of Painesville in 1993. He was a member of the former Rock of Faith Worship Center and member of Mentor, Painesville and Fairport Senior Centers at various times.
Tony loved his family and is survived by his wife of 62 years, Georgia Kay (nee: McKeowan); children Michael Vecchio, George (Sherri) Vecchio grandchildren Georgia (Jesse) Vecchio and Jennifer Vecchio; great grandchildren Bryce (Cortney) Asbury, Ashley (Jorge) Funez, Daisy Vecchio and Breanna Vecchio; great great granddaughters Serenity and Annabelle Rose Asbury; sister and brother-in-law Valerie (Cookie) and Richard Glenn; stepbrothers Joe and Frank Schlegel and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his beloved grandparents and his mother Carmella; grandson Nino Dominic Vecchio and step grandson Kenny Josefson and friends of many years Pete and Mary Spiesman.
Besides being an amazing husband and father, Tony helped to raise his grandchildren and great grandchildren, actively participating in their schooling, sports, scouts, church and etc. He was loved by all who knew him. Thank you to our wonderful neighbors and friends who were always there when he needed them.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 2:00PM at First Church of Christ, 422 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077.