Eugene “Gino” August Sansone

Eugene “Gino” August Sansone

BIRTH: -5/18/1936

DEATH: 06/11/2017

Eugene “Gino” August Sansone, 81, of Chippewa, passed away at Providence Care Center on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

He was born May 18, 1936 to the late Samuel and Kathryn (Prisk) Sansone. He graduated from Rochester High School, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.  On September 19, 1959, he married the love of his life, Ilene (Brooks) Sansone.  Eugene was employed by Babcox and Wilcox and Koppel Steel, where he retired after over 35 years of service.  He coached many baseball and softball teams throughout the years.  He was an avid sports fan, loving to watch and play all sports.  His funny sense of humor and generous spirit will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his three daughters, Linda (Tom) Pavlinich, Lisa (Don) Sodergren, and Gina (Paul) Lansberry; ten grandchildren, Alyssa, David (Stephanie) and Brad Geary, Justin, Nicholas, Shane, Brad and Dylan (Elizabeth) Sodergren, and Ella and Anthony Lansberry; and four great-grandchildren, Amauri, Caelin, Gino and Alayna.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4pm and 6-8pm in the Gabauer-Lutton Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. 117 Blackhawk Rd. Chippewa Twp. www.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com where a blessing service will be held on Friday at 10am.  Deacon Harry DeNome will officiate.

Members of the B.C. Special Unit will meet at the funeral home on Friday at 9:30am to conduct full military honors.

Private interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

 

 

 

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Joe Figler from Hollywood wrote on June 13, 2017 at 5:45 pm:
My condolences to Ilene and the family.
Gino and I were co-workers/boss/friends for many years
We lost touch with one another when the mills went down.
May he rest in peace.
Joe Figler
(305) 343-6931
tristar138@aol.com
Frank Black from New Brighton wrote on June 12, 2017 at 10:43 pm:
For Linda and the Sansone Family:Lord Jesus we ask for strength,comfort and peace in this time of sorrow,amen.