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Christy Sauro

April 12, 1915 - April 4, 2014
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Christy Sauro, 98, of Camillus, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 at Syracuse Home Association in time to reach heaven and celebrate his wife's birthday. He was born in Ripabottoni, Campobasso, Italy in 1915 to the late Leonard and Maria (DiDarrio) Sauro. Christy was a furnace operator at Crucible Steel, where he worked for over 40 years, before retiring. He was a longtime proud member of USW Local 1277. He had a love and talent for photography, woodworking, gardening and playing his harmonica for family and friends, especially the National Anthem. Above all was the love for his family. He believed life is too short not to spend time with...
Christy Sauro, 98, of Camillus, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 at Syracuse Home Association in time to reach heaven and celebrate his wife's birthday. He was born in Ripabottoni, Campobasso, Italy in 1915 to the late Leonard and Maria (DiDarrio) Sauro. Christy was a furnace operator at Crucible Steel, where he worked for over 40 years, before retiring. He was a longtime proud member of USW Local 1277. He had a love and talent for photography, woodworking, gardening and playing his harmonica for family and friends, especially the National Anthem. Above all was the love for his family. He believed life is too short not to spend time with your family while you can. He was predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Gregorina (Procopio), grandson, Anthony Perry and three brothers, Isadore, Warren and Michael Sauro.
Surviving are a son; Leonard (Katie Rawlings) Sauro, of Syracuse, 5 daughters; Mary (Edward) Carocci, of St. Mary's, PA, Linda (Peter) Bianchi, of Camden, Katherine (James) Zingarelli, of Amesbury, MA, Annette (Timothy) Bargabos, of Camillus and Angela (Henry) Perry, of Solvay, 14 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 3 sisters; Antoinette Garcia, of Solvay, Lena Pascarella, of Syracuse and Natalie Davis, of Springfield, MA, 2 brothers; Anthony, of Liverpool and John, of Lakeland, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 11, 2014, at 10 am at BAGOZZI TWINS FUNERAL HOME, Solvay. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse.
Family and friends may call Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 4 to 7 pm at BAGOZZI TWINS FUNERAL HOME, 2601 Milton Avenue.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Susie Sunshine Foundation, 212 Scott Ave, Syracuse, NY 13219.
Please offer online condolences at www.bagozzitwins.com.
Christy's family wishes to thank the staff of Syracuse Home Association for their loving care and support.

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"Len, Mary,Linda, Kathy, Annette, Angela..My condolences to you and your families. So sorry to hear of "uncle chris's" passing. I have many fond memories of..." Antoinette (Pacicca) Becker (Canastota, NY)

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