January 31, 1934 - July 28, 2018
ROTTERDAM – Dino J. Cimino, 84, was called home to the Lord on Saturday, at Ellis Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Dino was born in Schenectady on January 31, 1934, a son of Frank and Angelina Casale Cimino. He graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1952 and Siena College in 1956. He worked for NYS Department of Labor, while attending night classes at Oneonta State College, earning his Masters Degree in Education. He began his 33 year long teaching tenure with Shenendehowa School District and taught in North Colonie, Mohonasen, Bradt and Pinewood Schools. He retired in 1989 and fulfilled a lifelong dream of working for Amtrak for 5 years. A lifelong musician, specifically a Bass player, Dino entertained many years with the Lenny Ricchardi Band and the Pacemakers. He was an avid Red Sox, NY Giant, Army Football and Siena Basketball fan. He was an altar server at Mt. Carmel Church, a volunteer at Ellis Hospital and Proctors Theater. He was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, where he lectored, sang in the choir and played bass at the annual festivals. Dino was a man of service, devoted to his faith, family and community. He is survived by his beloved wife, Maria Pasquarella Cimino, whom he married on June 1, 1958; loving children, Dina Aldred, Eileen Cimino, Paul (Dani) Cimino, twin sons, Joseph Cimino and John A. (Wendy Laing) Cimino; grandchildren, Grant and Cole Aldred, Derek, Thomas, Sarah and Emily Cimino; devoted brother, Enzo (Margaret) Cimino. Services will be held on Wednesday at 8:30 am from the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union St. and then to Our Lady Queen of Peace, where a Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 am. Interment will follow in Sts. Cyril & Method Cemetery, Rotterdam. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3 to 7PM. Memorial contributions may be made in Dino’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital online at stjude.org or to the Memorial Fund at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.
ROTTERDAM – Dino J. Cimino, 84, was called home to the Lord on Saturday, at Ellis Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Dino was born in Schenectady on January 31, 1934, a son of Frank and Angelina Casale Cimino. He graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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