Adolph "Al" Frank Gontero

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  • Name: Adolph "Al" Frank Gontero
  • Location of Birth: Keewatin, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 13, 1918
  • Date of Death: November 6, 1999 (81 years old)
  • Parents: Angelo Gontero and Maria (Amprimo) Gontero
  • High School and Class: Keewatin High School, Keewatin, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Marine Corp
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    World War II

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    Al had been employed by General Motors in Cleveland, Ohio for many years.

    Al was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Liberato (his twin) and Victor; and a sister, Katherine Walker.

    Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Anne (Maulorico); his children, Janice (Charles) Castrigano, Ronald (Debbie), John (Kathy), Gary (Gina), Sandra, and Marianne; two sisters, Olanda Merhar and Josephine Kapla; eleven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

    Al formerly lived in Keewatin, Minnesota. He died in Cleveland, Ohio and is buried in Knollwood Cemetery at Mayfield Heights, Ohio.

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