MUNROE FALLS – Robert Dominic Conti, 90, our wonderful father, husband, grandfather and friend passed away peacefully at home and into the loving arms of God on August 27, 2016.
Born in Akron, Robert lived with his parents in Carovilli, Italy until the age of six. He was a member of St. Eugene Catholic Church and an active member of Knights of Columbus Council #3410. He was also founder and president of the R.O.M.E.O. Club.
Preceded in death by his parents Stefano and Antoinetta, stepmother Lucy, and grandson Mark, he is survived by his wife of 53 years, Faye; children Stephen Conti, Linda (Michael) Trotto, William (Nicole) Conti, Christina Conti, Michael (Melissa) Conti and Michelle Conti; 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Robert grew up on North Hill and graduated from St. Vincent High School in 1944. In WWII, he proudly served his country in the Army Air Force. After the war, he worked as a salesman for the M.F. Murdock Company in Akron for 39 years, where he met and married the love of his life, Faye. When he retired, he worked for Varca Hardware in Akron for fifteen years.
Robert was devoted to his family, his friends and his faith. He will be remembered for his generous spirit and his positive outlook. He treated everyone with respect and loved to enjoy a good conversation; he never met a stranger.
Visitation was held at Redmon Funeral Home where Knights of Columbus conducted service. Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Eugene Catholic Church, Fr. Thomas McCann celebrant. Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Hospice of Summa.
(Redmon Funeral Home 330-688-6631 SS 9-11-16)