Obituary of Roger A DelNero, Sr.
Roger A. DelNero, Sr., 99, of Rome, passed away Friday July 07, 2023, at home. He was born in Rome, N.Y. on February 21, 1924, son of the late Martial and Alie Mariani DelNero. Roger was a graduate of Rome Free Academy. He served with the United States Army Air Corp from 1944 to 1946. On October 13, 1945, he married Elsie Selvetti in St. John the Baptist Church, Rome. Roger was co-owner along with his late brother, Eugene, of the Frigid Flow Company in Rome. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, a HAM Radio Operator (WA2HNQ) and past president of the Rome Radio Club.
Roger was multitalented and active with his projects until shortly before his passing. He possessed a keen memory. Roger never passed on an opportunity to tell a story. When frequently asked what his secret to longevity was, he would say “Choose your parents wisely!”
Surviving besides his wife Elsie, are two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger A. Jr. ( Sandy) DelNero, Gallupville, N.Y. and David A. (Elizabeth) DelNero, Carver, MA, and a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah A. (Anthony) Guarneiri, Durhamville, 11 Grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother and sister-in-law, Eugene (Jean) DelNero, and a sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and The Honorable Norman Harvey.
There are no services or calling hours.
Arrangements are by the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Rd., Rome, N.Y.
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In Loving Memory
Roger DelNero, Sr.
1924 - 2023
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