Vencenzo "Jimmy" Missimi, 79, of Bellevue, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, in The Bellevue Hospital.
Mr. Missimi was born Dec . 12, 1927, in Sicily, to Anthony and Rosa (Franco) Missimi, now deceased. He came to America in 1955 and worked for International Metal Hose and the Columbus Showcase. He is a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church,Bellevue.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Leonilda "Linda" (Russo) Missimi, whom he married Dec. 6, 1947; a son, Tony Missimi, Bellevue; and four daughters, Rosa (Cologero) Pidala of Italy, Angie (Bill) Mickey of Newark, Ohio, Mary (Mark) Meyers of Florida and Jackie (Brian) Filsinger of Bellevue; eight grandchildren, Sammy Pidala, Maria Linda Miceli, Joshua Pennington, Jenna Mickey, Robi Meyers, Lindsay Beyer, Ashley Mallow and Kyle Mallow; and nine great-grandchildren.
He is the last of the Missimi family.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue. The funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Bellevue, with the Rev. Keith Stripe officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellevue.
Memorials may be made to the Bellevue Hospital Foundation.
Condolences may be sent to auxterfuneralhomes.com