Arilotta, Gino D.
Chili: Friday, October 7, 2022, at age 91. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Ruth Arilotta; parents, Carmelo and Rosina Arilotta; brothers, Joseph and Alfred (Barbara) Arilotta; sister-in-law, Arlene Arilotta. He is survived by his children, Al (Sheryl) Arilotta, Jim Arilotta (Young Sone), Rose (John) Gaede, David (Cheryl) Arilotta, Chris Arilotta, Gina (Scott) Gates, Louise Mount; 20 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; brother, Anthony Arilotta; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Kay Arilotta, Jean and Gary Lockamyeir, Betty Acheson, Mary Ellen Maas, Mary Lou Scorse; many nieces, nephews and friends.
Gino was a strong, kind, loving and supportive father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His family meant more to him than anything else in the world and he was unendingly proud of his family.
Gino graduated from Jefferson High School. He greatly enjoyed 40 years as a tractor trailer driver finishing his career with Red Star Express. He achieved the 2 million miles safe driving award.
Gino was the president of the Rochester Boxing Hall of Fame, a certified boxing coach, president and founder of the Teamsters Local 118 Retiree Chapter; a Teamsters Union Steward and a delegate for the Teamsters retirees to the Rochester Labor Council. Gino was a labor activist and supported many union functions including clothing drives, food drives, and meals on wheels.
We will remember his smile, his warmth, his energy, his love for life, family and friends. He worked very hard all his life and made a difference in the lives of many.
Friends may call THURSDAY, October 13, from 1-4 and 6-9PM at the DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Road, Gates. On Friday, October 14, all are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at 11:30AM at St. Pius X Church, 3010 Chili Ave. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.