Angelo James Malone
Angelo J. Malone, 97, of Rome, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021, in Melbourne, FL. He was born in Rome, NY, on July 23, 1923 son of the late Fabio and Julia Martini Malone. Angelo was educated in Rome Schools. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. On October 25, 1947 he married the love of his life, Carmella, in St. John the Baptist Church, a blessed union of 38 years. She passed away December 8, 1985. Angelo started his barbering career at Southside Billiards and Barber Shop, on S. James St. in 1948, with his business partner, Frank "Cheech" Grifasi and then they opened G & M Barber Shop on W. Dominick St. After several years owning his own business he retired from Malone's Barber Shop. Angelo was well known for sharpening ice skates for many local hockey players. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, James and Chris Malone, a daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Antonio Rotolo, all of Rome, a sister, Josephine Key, TX, his long-time companion, Polly Sanzone, a special niece and nephew; Cheryle DeSantis and Nick Totaro, all of Rome. He was predeceased by his wife, Carmella, a brother, Anthony "Tokes" Malone, a sister, Katherine Doonan, and a special friend, Tom Parry.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Angelo's name to: Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240 or call: 716-845-4444.
Arrangements are by Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Rd.
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