Age 92, of North Canton, died Thursday in the Inn of Belden Village. Born in Dover he was the son of the late Joseph & Jennie (Iannelli) DeGirolamo and had lived in the Stark County area most of his life. He was a 1945 graduate of Timken High School, a U.S. Navy veteran serving during WW II and the Korean Conflict and retired from the Ford Motor Company. He was a member of Little Flower Catholic Church, Little Flower Men’s Club, the Little Flower Church facilities board and Ford Retires. He is survived by his wife: Florence (Rainieri) DeGirolamo of the home; sons: Joseph (Susan) DeGirolamo of Orinda, CA, Robert (Cheryl) DeGirolamo of Huron, OH, James DeGirolamo of Derby, NY, Anthony (Rebecca) DeGirolamo of Canton; daughters: Theresa (Daniel) McKenna of Houston, TX; 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday at 11:00 am in Little Flower Catholic Church with the Very Reverend Canon Christopher Henyk as celebrant. Entombment with military honors will be in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may call Tuesday morning from 9:00 am to 11:00 am in the church. Donations may be made in his name to Little Flower Catholic Church. For those unable to attend services you may register on line at our: “On Line Registry Page” at www.wackerlyfuneralhome.com
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