Funeral services were held Dec. 3 at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman for David P. Campolito, 74, who passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 30 with his loving family by his side.
David was born July 7, 1937 in Youngstown, the loving son of Peter and Bambina "Babe" (DeVincent) Campolito.
He was a 1955 graduate of South High School and attended the Salem Trade School. David was employed with the engineering department at Danieli-Wean for 36 years, where he retired in 2000.
DAVID P. “PAPA C” CAMPOLITO, 74
David was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and true friend to so many. He was so passionate about his 10 grandchildren. He and Nana would not miss any of their sporting events or activities. He shared a special bond with his grandson, David, who has autism. David loved restoring cars, drag racing and attending car shows, where he proudly displayed his 1956 "lil" black Corvette, which he had owned and cherished for 46 years.
David was a member of St. Michael Church and its Men's Club. He was a member of the Mahoning Valley Corvette Club.
David will always be remembered by the love of his life, the former Charlotte Teno, whom he married May 3, 1958 and shared 53 years of marriage with, always at each other's side. He will also be dearly missed by: his four children, David (Debbie) Campolito of Salem, Debbie (Donald) Allison of Canfield, Dina Campolito of Canfield and Jana (Mark) Joseph, also of Canfield; 10 grandchildren, Eric and Cade Campolito; Donnie, David and Dina Allison; Dina, Laura and Danny Campolito; and Marco and Maria Joseph; two sisters, Jenny Angeloff of Boardman and Lee McHugh of Canfield; godchildren Patty Tomich-Daley, Mark McHugh and Michael Burich; and many loving nieces and nephews.
David was preceded in death by his parents.
Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com to view this tribute and to send condolences to David's family.