AUSTINTOWN - Prayers will begin Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Basilica at 10 a.m. with the Very Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Cariglio officiating, for Robert John Pupino, 84, who died early Saturday morning at Briarfield Manor Nursing Home surrounded by his family.
Robert was born Nov. 29, 1933, in Youngstown, the son of Nicholas and Viola (Tocco) Pupino.
He was a graduate of Chaney High School and served his country in the U.S. Army. Robert worked as a bricklayer and turn foreman for the mason department at US Steel for 30 years. He later worked for Modern Builders Supply for 25 years until retiring in 2009.
He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Basilica. Robert enjoyed all sports, especially baseball and fishing. Most of all, he enjoyed the time he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Robert is survived by his wife, the former Isabel Sabino; daughter Rhonda (Greg) McAllister of Austintown; son Glenn (Loretta) Pupino of Austintown; two brothers, James (Sophie) Pupino of Austintown and Nick (Marie) Pupino of Poland; brother-in-law Ralph LaMarco of Austintown; and three grandchildren, Ryan (Tara) McAllister, Sara McAllister (fiancé Nate Garwood) and Nikia Boyk (fiancé Tyler Shaffer).
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Carmel LaMarco.
Family and friends may call Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the staff at Briarfield Manor and Hospice of the Valley for the care and compassion given to Robert.
Material tributes may take the form of donations to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St. Boardman, OH 44512.
Mass of Christian Burial
MAR 6. 10:00 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
343 Via Mt. Carmel
Youngstown, OH, US