Guido Ralph Del Cotto
Guido Ralph Del Cotto, 92, passed away Friday, December 3, 2021, at Liza’s Place – Valley Hospice Care Center South in Wheeling, WV.
He was born December 12, 1928 in Bellaire, OH a son of the late Mary (Peroni) Del Cotto-Dojack and Ralph Del Cotto.
Guido was a graduate of Bellaire High School and a proud Korean War Veteran who served in the Navy for four (4) years. After starting as a laborer at Ohio Ferro Alloys Corporation, he held several management positions and retired as the Industrial Relations Manager. Guido was a kind and generous man who loved his family and friends. He especially loved fishing, boating, the outdoors and all types of music. He even learned to play the banjo at 85 years old by taking lessons online.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Alexander) Del Cotto; son, Scott Del Cotto and his brother, Orlando Del Cotto.
Surviving is his Son, Michael (Tanya) Del Cotto of Saint Clairsville, OH; Grandchildren, Aaron (Althea) Del Cotto of Las Vegas, NV and Adrianne (Kieran) Del Cotto-O’Donnell of Portland, OR and two great-granddaughters, Louisa June and Evelyn Marie O’Donnell.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH 43906 on Thursday November 9, 2021 from 11am until the time of service at 1:00pm with Father Dan Heusel officiating. Interment will follow in the Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan Point, Ohio with Full Military Honor by the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard.
The family is very grateful for Guido’s friends and staff at Carnes Apartments in Bellaire, Ohio and the care and support he received from Belmont County Senior Services, Beacon House and Valley Hospice – Liza’s Place.
Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice by going to: https://www.tmcfunding.com/funds/memorial-contributions-to-valley-hospice-in-loving-memory-of-guido-del-cotto/6233/
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