Emilio G. (Bud) Renzi, 74, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at home.
He was born on November 4, 1944 in Buffalo the son of Emilio J. Renzi. On December 27, 1975 in St. John the Baptist Church he married Madeline A. Franchino, a blessed union of 44 years.
Bud was a history teacher at RFA for 34 years (1966-2000). He then worked for Eckerd Pharmacy as a pharmacy cashier and All State Insurance Agency for 7 years. He was involved in the Rome Girls Softball League as the league treasurer and a coach for many years. He belonged to the NYS Retired Teacher’s Assn., the Rome Teachers Assn. as the treasurer for many years and was a member of the Toccolana club. He was a parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church.
Bud is survived by his beloved family, his wife Madeline; a daughter Christine (Michael) Crandall of Buffalo; a son Mark (Amber) Renzi of Rome; his cherished grandchildren, Alexander and Gabrielle Crandall, Ella and Vincenzo Renzi; a step-sister Kathy Lorelle; a step-brother Jim Badolato; beloved aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his father Emilio, step-mother Theresa Faro Renzi and a step-sister Janet Scuderi.
Funeral services will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 29 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church for a Mass of Christian Burial with the Rev. Paul F. Angelicchio as celebrant. Entombment will be in the Padre Pio Columbarium.
Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday, May 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Bottini Funeral Home, 120 W. Embargo St.
Contributions may be made in Bud’s name to the Humane Society of Rome or the Jervis Library. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.