CUPINI, Emilio, 81, loving husband, father, and grandfather, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, from his home in Weirton.
Born on May 9, 1931, in Sora, Italy, Emilio was the son of the late Michael and Virginia Fracasso Cupini. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Giuseppe "Peppino" Cupini.
Emilio retired from the Weirton Steel Corporation with 40 years of dedicated service where he worked car repair in the railroad department. He was an avid gardener, wine maker, and bocci player. He also enjoyed cooking, golfing, watching television in front of the fireplace, and cheering for the Pirates and Steelers, especially during Sunday Dinner.
He will always be remembered for his love of his family.
Emilio was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus 3734 and the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club.
He is survived by his loving wife, June Dami Cupini whom he married on Sept. 27, 1958; a son, Michael J. Cupini; five daughters, Sheila M. (Joseph) Cavalet, Cristina M. (John) Pennacchio, Marie E. (Dr. Stephen) Mascio, Sondra M. Cupini, and Patricia M. (James) Jordan all of Weirton, WV; a sister, Angelina Giovannone of Broccostella, Italy; ten grandchildren: Jessica, Cierra, and Julia Cupini; John, Monica, and Stephanie Pennacchio; Lydia and Marissa Mascio; Matthew and Emilia Jordan; and a great grandson, Luca Bongiovanni.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday by Fr. Dean Borgmeyer at Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton.
Entombment will follow at Saint Paul's Cemetery Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church.
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