EMILIO G. PORCELLI age 89. Beloved husband of Victoria (nee Spinelli) for 60 years. Loving father of Jessica Miller, Sergio Porcelli and Rossano Porcelli (Caroline). Cherished Nonno of Natalie Miller, Gianna Latarski, Gabriella, Sarah and Matthew Porcelli. Dear brother of Marisa Civitello (Raffaele) and the late Palmira Porcelli (Giuseppe Franco), Bernadetta Vaccaro (Vincenzo), Pietro Porcelli (Aurelia) and Armando Porcelli (Eva). Uncle, cousin and friend of many.
He worked at American Airlines for 40 years. He is from Asmara/Eritrea and came to the United States when he was very young from Italy. He was loved by many friends and family members. He loved working on his very large garden in his backyard every summer, growing tomatoes, basil, and zucchini. He loved making homemade pasta, pizza, sauce, and loved welcoming friends in his home with an espresso. He loved the Italian channel, talking to his siblings in Italy every day, and loved soccer. He would take his Children to Italy every summer with his wife Victoria. He was loved by many and would give the world to anyone. He was extremely hardworking, generous, had a huge heart, and was extremely caring. He will be missed.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Bernadette Church, Westlake, Ohio on Monday August 1, 2022 at 10:30 AM. Entombment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday 1 - 4 PM at THE A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY RAOD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OHIO (WEST of I-71)