Angelo F. DeTomaso, 87, of Baker Avenue, Auburn, died Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Auburn Community Hospital. A native of Auburn, Angelo was a Korean War era veteran having served with the United States Air Force. He was active in many community affairs including local PTA and was a Cub Scout leader. Angelo was an avid fisherman, enjoyed bowling and sponsored numerous bowling teams throughout the years. As a painting contractor, he worked tirelessly and was well known throughout central New York. He owned and operated DeTomaso Painting Contractors, specializing in perfect interior, exterior, residential and commercial paint and wallpapering finishes. Angelo also enjoyed gardening and was proud of his fruit trees. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church.
He is survived by three sons, Angelo DeTomaso, of Auburn, Vince DeTomaso, of Auburn, and Jerry DeTomaso, of Baldwinsville; two daughters, Merry DeTomaso, of Auburn, and Tina Tardibone (Michael) of Florida; former wife, Barbara McCormick DeTomaso, of Auburn; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; as well as numerous stepchildren, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Dominic and Maria Nanna DeTomaso, and his first wife, Geraldine, the mother of his children, Angelo is predeceased by a son, David DeTomaso, and his brothers, Anthony and William DeTomaso; and very good friend and priest, Rev. Pat Sullivan.
Friends are invited to join the family for a service to be offered at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at the Cheche Funeral Home Inc., 1778 Clark St. Road, Auburn. Burial with full military honors will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
The DeTomaso family would like to thank caregivers, Colleen Nickerson and Sue Golembeski for their attentive care of Angelo. Also their sincere gratitude to Angelo’s granddaughter, Stephanie Mclean Sincebaugh for taking such loving care of him during his time at Auburn Community Hospital.