CUYAHOGA FALLS - Anthony J. Cozzoli, 72, passed away May 12, 2018. Anthony was born in New Orleans, LA, and resided in Cuyahoga Falls all his life. He was the owner of Kenmore Sparkle Market for 30 years and owner and operator of Ciggy’s Outlet until 2009. He retired in 2009 and enjoyed card playing and gambling with a lifetime of friends, family and very special dinner pals (Joe, Phil, Mike, Dave, Jim, Joel, Tommy).
He was preceded in death by his wife Sharon and brother Frank; survived by his children Tony (Wendy) and Tina Johnson; grand-children Alexa and Megan; sister Lucretia Mandala; nieces Tara Cerrito, Michelle Cozzoli; nephew Anthony P. Cozzoli.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday May 19, 2018, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 83 Mosser Place, Akron, Ohio 44310. Friends may call Friday 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Akron, Ohio.
Anthony’s family would like to make special thanks for the exceptional care provided by Maplewood Assisted Living, Harbor Light Hospice and Dr. Michael Pelini, MD of Summa NEOCS.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. Services entrusted to Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-928-2147.