Osvaldo S. Guglielmo
January 26, 1922 ~ January 23, 2007
Osvaldo S. Guglielmo, 84, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at the Weirton Medical Center.
He was born January 26, 1922 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil to the late Salvatore and Fiorina Miceli Guglielmo but spent his childhood in San Lucido, Italy. Osvaldo was also preceded in death by his brothers Antonio, Oldemar and Eugene Guglielmo and sisters Elza Aloise and Delphina Matera.
In April of 1948, he and his two brothers, Antonio and Oldemar, founded the New City Auto Sales in Weirton. After nearly 48 years, he retired 10 years ago.
He was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus 3734, National Automobile Dealers Association (N.A.D.A.) and was a former member of BPOE 1801.
During World War II, he served in the US Air Force as an airplane mechanic. After the war, he obtained his pilot license and developed a great love of flying. Ozzi loved annual beach vacations with his family and enjoyed deep sea fishing.
Osvaldo’s survivors include his wife of 62 years, Angela Ianni Guglielmo of Weirton whom he married January 6, 1945; son David Guglielmo and his wife Julie of Weirton; daughters Linda Phillips and her husband August of Rolling Hills Estates, CA, Kathleen Patrick and her husband George of Baden, PA; Elaine Guglielmo of Alta Monte Springs, FL; Anita Capito and her husband Michael of Weirton and Joyce Smith and her husband Alan of Monroeville, PA; sister Gemma LaPerla of Deltona, FL and seven grandchildren James DeGori and his wife Kari, Karen Phillips, Stephanie Phillips, Debra Lee DeGori, Michael Capito, Lia Capito and Sofia Smith.
The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8PM and Friday 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where the Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 6PM on Friday.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10AM Saturday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. Reverend Father Dean Borgmeyer will preside.
Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery with military services being conducted by the American Legion Post 10 and Weirton Honor Guard.
Memorial donations may be made to Madonna High School, 150 Michael Way, Weirton, WV 26062 or St. Joseph the Worker Memorial Fund, 229 California Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062.
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Greco Hertnick Funeral Home
3219 Main Street
May God bless all of you. We will remember you in our prayers. You are a special family. Bill and Sandy D’Alesio
I miss you Nono! I Love you so Much. Rest in Peace =( Mikey
My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time. God bless you all.
Our hearts go out to the entire Guglielmo Family. Your strong family bond is a testiment to a great patriarc. The Zukerman Family
DEAR ELAINE, PLEASE ACCEPT MY SYMPATHIES ON THE PASSING OF YOUR FATHER. KNOW THAT AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. DEBBIE (HARTMAN) CARTER
Dear Dave, Gabe and I extend our sincere sympathies to you and your family at this time of your father’s passing. With warm regards, Diane Greco Fornari
You have our deepest sympathy and our prayers go out to your family.
We are so sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Joyce, If you need anything, please let us know! Love, The Schwartz Family
Dear Anita & family: May God Bless all of you. You are such a special family to us! We are so-sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Love Always, Lynn & family
Joyce, My prayers are with you and your family. With deepest sympathy, LaTanya Pearson
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this very sad time anything you need feel free to ask. the miller family
Deepest sympathies.You are in our thoughts and prayers. Peace. Dan Horvath Norma & John Horvath
Dave we were so sorry to read about your dads passing. When I saw his picture in the corner it reminded me of the times my dad would come and buy a car from your dad. memories sometimes are so sweet. We are unable to come in person to pay our respect but wanted you to know you and your family are in our prayers. peggy and ted
To A GREAT Father-inlaw.Thank you for everything You did for My family and I. God bless you OSSIE LOVE MICHAEL
Dear Joyce, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I am sorry that I can’t be there but please know that I am thinking of you during this very difficult time.
We are very sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Although I have many fond memories of Uncle Ossie, one of my favorites is when I was left alone with him after dinner and he had a hankerin’ for strawberry pie from Eatin’ Park. I tried to get out of it since I knew he was not supposed to have strawberry pie, but he was relentless. I even tried to hide behind the large bar, but he found me and yelled until I went to get the pie. Sorry Joyce! We will miss him very much. All our love, Aunt Gemma, Anita and Family
I am very sorry to hear of your loss! It is so hard to believe that so many years have passed. All my love to all of you and May God Bless!
My Dearest Uncle Ossie, I am very proud to have had you as an Uncle. You and Uncle Al were always an inspiration to me, having been entrepreneurs and business owners. I will miss your wit and the way you always took care of your family first. I know you’ll be happy to see Uncles Tony, Al and Gene, your sister Delfina and our beloved Aunt Elza. My Mother is the only one of our family left and I know in her heart she still loves you. Rest in peace and God bless you dear Uncle. Our best from the LaPerla family to the Guglielmos, Steven, Genna, Angelina and Giuliana
David, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. It’s never easy losing a loved one, your father was a fine man. Dave LaRue
Guglielmo family, I was very saddened of the loss of Ossie…he was a fine person, I remember all of the visits we shared with the family when I was young…those were the best days. He has joined my father and his own family, resting in peace. Sorry that I couldn’t make it to see the family once again. My condolences to all! Liz
Joyce and Dave, You have our deepest sympathy, our prayers and thoughts are with you. Chris and Bobbi Jo Backel
So sorry for your loss, he will be missed by the entire community as well as by your family. Rich & Patty Wieloh
We were all sorry to hear about your dad he was a good man. My dad always spoke glowingly of him, and I knew admired him. I am sure you could have seen that by all the lives he left an impression on. The one that stands out mainly for me, and this was since I was a child, is that he and your mom had always made us feel most welcome in your home. I hope we have somehow come close to returning that in kind, because he sure had set the bar. With Love, The Matera and Renna Families
Dear Linda & Augie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Please convey our condolences to the rest of your family. Lou and & Elaine Lokosky
Dear Dave and Julie: My deepiest sympathies in the lost of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Dear Joyce and family, We have met your father a couple of times, but not enough to know him. (Though I clearly remember the striking intelligence and energy in his beautiful eyes.) We feel we do know him, though, through you. The love and commitment you showed him said a lot not only about you but about him as well. Your conduct through your life was a tribute to him. I can’t think of anything more that a man would ask for. Love, Sally and Don Domm