Bruno DeBellis 76, of Floyd passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at his home surrounded by the love of his children.
He was born on October 20, 1942 in Ausonia, Italy a son of the late Michele and Vittoria (Ferraro) DeBellis. He was employed by Kelsey Hayes for 36 years, retiring in 2001.
He was a loving and caring father, grandfather and brother who cherished the time that he spent with his family especially while watching the New York Yankees, Juventus soccer and Fox News. He loved spending time in his garden and took specific pride sharing his garlic. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his children, Bruno DeBellis Jr. of New York City, Marisa Mancini of Marcy and Michael DeBellis also of Marcy. His adored grandchildren, Giacomo Mancini, Alessandro Mancini, and Matthew Walter. His sister Antoinetta Graziano (Italy) and was pre-deceased by his Brother Giuseppe DeBellis (Italy). He leaves behind cousin Michele Ferraro of LaGrangeville, NY and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves his close friends Tony and Nina Morizio, John and Dora Cappelli, Tony and Rigetta Pagliaro, Victor and Barbara Stucchi, Mariano Durso and Anna D'Angelo.
The family wishes to sincerely thank Hospice nurses Kim and Georgia, Faxton St. Luke's Health Care AC 3 and Dr. Win.
Family and friends are invited to attend Bruno's Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at a time to be announced at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Whitesboro, NY. There will be no calling hours, however the family will greet those in attendance at the conclusion of Mass. Arrangements are under the care of the Kowalczyk Funeral Home, 284 Main St., New York Mills.