Obituary of Essio "Ace" Baldelli
BALDELLI, Essio J. "Ace" February 6, 2017 of Hamburg, NY. Beloved husband of Mary (McCarthy, McNall) and the late Rosemarie (Sperazza, Madar) Baldelli. Dear brother of the late Dario Baldelli and Leo (late Mary). Brother in law of James (Sandra) McCarthy, and the late Dorothy (Alvin) Hergenrother, John (Eleanor) and Leonard (Marion) Sperazza. Step father of Luanne Klotzbach, Dawn Kelleher. Pamela (late Richard) Young, Ralph (Kathleen) McNall and James (Mary) McNall.
He was a graduate of LeHigh University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Metallurgical Engineering and was also a graduate of Canisius College with a Masters Degree in Education concentrating on Mathematics. He was a member of the "Asa Packer Alumni Society of LeHigh. He was a member of the American Society for Metals and served as its chairman. He was a Boy Scout Leader and was on the Red Cross Board of the Southtowns Chapter. Ace was the chairman of the parishes Catholic Charities Appeal and former president of the Holy Name Society. He volunteered for the Red Cross Blood Donations and for the mobile Red Cross Unit. He retired from The Bethlehem Steel Company in 1982 where he was a Metallurgical Supervisor.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 3-7 PM at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC 4199 Lake Shore Rd. (Cor Rt 5 and Camp Rds) Hamburg 716-627-2919 where prayers will be said Friday at 9:45 AM and A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM at St. John Paul II Parish, Lake View. If desired contributions may be made to Kathleen Mary House PO Box 2142 Blasdell NY 14219. Online condolences may be shared at www.lakesidefuneralhome.com