Ignatius N. Corturillo 1954-2014

CLEVELAND – Ignatius N. “Pat” Corturillo, 59, of Cleveland, died at 12:10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Westlake.

He was born May 5, 1954, in Warren, the son of Philip and Nina Santinoceto Corturillo.

He was a 1972 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, graduate of Youngstown State University with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and a graduate of Baldwin Wallace College with a master’s degree in business administration.

Pat was a board-certified payroll executive, most recently employed for Foseco in Berea for more than five years and at Nestle Corp. in Solon for the last two years.

He was a member of St. Malachi’s Church in Cleveland, board member of the American Payroll Association and founding member of the Cleveland Chapter of American Payroll Association.

He enjoyed traveling, sports, music, reading and a love of animals.

He will be deeply missed by his parents of Lordstown; his partner, Warren Washington of Benton Harbor, Mich.; a brother, Anthony Corturillo; his wife, Janice of Hudson; and two nieces, Emily and Amanda Corturillo.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles, where the Mount Carmel Bereavement Ministry will conduct 7:30 p.m. prayers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles, with the Rev. John Michael Lavelle officiating, preceded by a 9:30 a.m. prayer service at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Lordstown Cemetery.

If desired, material contributions can be made to the Ronald McDonald House in Cleveland, 10415 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44106 or St. Malachi Soup Kitchen, 2459 Washington Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44113.

Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Family and friends can view this obituary, sign the guest book and send email condolences at www.josephrossifuneralhome.com.

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