Predeceased by his first wife, Jean and second wife, Nelly. Survived by sons, Christopher (Anita), Gregory (Susan), Daniel (Scott), and John (Rock) Cardinali; stepchildren, Mark (Marge), Rick (Bonnie), and Chris (Priscilla) Penfold, Suzanne (Craig) McGrain; 16 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Valia Cardinali.
Friends may call Friday from 4-7 PM at the funeral home (495 N. Winton Rd.). A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, 10 AM at St. Thomas More Church, 2617 East Ave. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St Joseph's House of Hospitality, 402 South Ave., P.O. Box 31049, Rochester, NY 14620 (www.saintjoeshouse.org/blog/donate/).
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