Samuel GuzzoJune 6, 1926 ~ January 1, 2018 (age 91)
Samuel Guzzo, 91, of Wyoming passed away surrounded by family on Monday, January 1, 2018. Son of Sicilian immigrants Domenico Guzzo and Lena (Cusimano) Guzzo. Born in Streator, Illinois on June 6, 1926, Sam was a 56 year resident of Wyoming, Iowa.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 4 from 5-8 p.m. at Lahey Funeral Home in Wyoming. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, January 5, at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oxford Junction. Burial will be held at the Wyoming Cemetery.
Sam was a proud WWII veteran where he served as a Second Class Gunner’s Mate on the destroyer U.S.S. Kline. Favorite memories include trips to see the Lawrence Welk show in Branson, MO, a trip to his parent’s hometown in Castledaccia, Sicily, Italy and his honor flight to Washington D.C.
Sam and Audrey Randolph were united in marriage on June 1, 1947 in Rock Island, Illinois. Together they were blessed with 10 children: Ann Osterkamp, Rosemary Hiatt, Priscilla (Charlie) Christie, Audrey Biere, Susan (Bill) Koranda, Samuel (friend Carol Hunt) Guzzo, Loretta (Jim) Risner, Anthony Guzzo, Christine (Peter) Vickery, Maria (Dennis) Boots, 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents, Domenico and Lena, his wife Audrey, brother Joseph, son-in-law Rick Biere, grandchildren Theresa Grant, Dana Biere Lipski and Christopher Maier. Survived by siblings Angeline (Don) Giammetta, Thomas Guzzo, sister-in-law Joan Guzzo, James (Sharon) Guzzo, Tina (Don) Sonneville, Ida Rummans and Domenic Guzzo (David Stanforth).