Anthony J. Tilocco, 47, of North Ridgeville, passed away peacefully Monday, May 13, 2013, surrounded by his family at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake. He was born August 22, 1965 in Garfield, Ohio, was a 1983 graduate of West Geauga High School and was a certified optician.
Tony was a member of Harvest Ridge Church, where he volunteered as Royal Rangers Commander and taught children in the Rainbows Class. He enjoyed time with family, hockey and trains.
Tony is survived by his loving wife, Melissa S. (nee Hobbs); two children; godson, “A.J.”; mother, Maria R. Tilocco; brothers, Joe Tilocco and Frank (Laura) Tilocco; nieces, Brittany and Alicia; and nephew, Anthony. Tony was a cousin of many and a friend to all.
He was preceded in death by his father, Anthony J. Tilocco in 1989.
Friends will be received Thursday, May 16, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., at Harvest Ridge Church, 35600 Lorain Rd., North Ridgeville. Visitation will also be Friday, May 17, 2013, from 10 A.M., until the time of an 11 A.M. service at the church. Pastor Kevin Crow will officiate, with burial in Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmsted.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 East 185th St., Cleveland, OH 44119 or a charity of donor’s choice.