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Andrew DiLiddo

ANDREW J. DiLIDDO, aged 92 years, beloved husband for 65 years to the late Maria “Stella” (nee Savarino); dear father of Andrew Jr. (wife Rebecca), Frances Kurtz (husband William), Janice Ulrich (husband Steve) and the late Edward; devoted son of the late Donato and Lucia (nee Simone); cherished brother of Bartholomew and the late Vito, Antoinette Ryan, Mary Rasic, and Lucretia Stack; treasured uncle, great-uncle, godfather and friend of many. WWII U.S. Army-Air Corps Veteran.

Andy was born on January 30, 1925 in Piedmont, West Virginia and passed away on February 6, 2017. He was a resident of Lyndhurst and a member of St. Clare Catholic Church for over 50 years. Andy graduated from Collinwood High School and John Carroll University. He loved woodworking, golfing and growing roses. Andy will be remembered most as a friendly, kind, gentle man and a gentleman. He loved children, was a kid magnet and had a good sense of humor. Andy adored his family and will be dearly missed.

Contributions may be made in memory of Andy to American Cancer Society 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106.

Celebration of Life Service Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the FUNERAL HOME at 10 AM. Interment following with Military Honors at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Andy at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) FRIDAY 4-8 PM.

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  1. Douglas cheadle :

    so very sorry for the loss of mr. Diliddo. it was such a pleasure to have known him. My deepest thoughts and prayers are with Jan and her family.

    • Thank you so much, Doug. You and all of Ed’s friends have been a Godsend to me these last few months.And I so appreciate all the visits you made to Dad. More than alot of people did. Love you, and thank you.

  2. Jim Bartasevich :

    Andy,
    You have my sympathy for the death of your father.

  3. Janice Ulrich :

    It has been brought to my attention that my reply back to my friend Doug Cheadle may have been misinterpreted. All I meant by saying that Doug visited more than a lot of people was JUST THAT.. Doug visited my mom ,my dad and Ed very often …sometimes weekly. I meant to be praising him …because a lot of people can’t handle going to nursing homes, which believe me… I totally understand. I was not pointing fingers nor did I mention any names,so how it can be misinterpreted ??? I’m not quite sure …but no offense was meant. I hope that clarifies my comment.

  4. Dennis & Terrie Billuni :

    Sending love and condolences to Andy’s family.
    Dennis and Terrie Billuni (Grandson of Sarah Billuni)

  5. Carmie Savarino Cichocki :

    Andy , we called him Uncle Andy, will be remembered as a witty and intelligent person. He was a life long fierce best friend to my dad, Joseph Savarino. Rest in blessed peace. Our sympathy and love to our cousins, Andy, Fran and Jan. Carmie Savarino Cichocki and family.

    • Thank you, Carmie. Yes, our families share a great bond. Dad (and Mom) loved your parents and you , Judy, and Joe, and all of the kids. Looking through all the old photo albums to make a collage for Dad , your family kept popping up and it was so comforting to see how much joy Mom and Dad had in their life and what great friends and family they had ….and we still have. Thank you for your kind thoughts and I think of you often and hope you and yours are doing well adjusting to your new reality without your husband. If I have learned anything in these past years it is that life is so very fleeting and we must cherish every moment with our loved ones. God bless , Carmie and again thank you for your kind thoughts….Jan

  6. DeeDee & Ed DiCresce (SOI-Akron) :

    Andrew, We are very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Our prayers are offered
    for you and your family.

  7. Anna Marie Wilson & Family :

    To the DiLiddo Family.

  8. Arthur Benoit :

    So sorry for your loss. May god rest his sole.

  9. I am so sorry about Uncle Andy. I can still remember how sweet him and Stella were when my father took us to see the family in Ohio, he will be missed. My Husband and I send our deepest sympathies to the whole DiLiddo Family

    • Thanks, Dana. I remember that. My folks loved all of their extended family and always enjoyed when children visited them.

  10. So sorry for your loss. Uncle Andy was always so happy and upbeat.

  11. Michael Pellegrin :

    So sorry for your loss.. I’m glad I met your father, and spent time with him . We had some good talks!
    May he and your Mom rest in peace and be with the Lord.

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