Robert Thomas Fusco Sr., son of the late Cecelia Loretta (Keough) Fusco and Philip Frances Fusco, was born in Chicago, Ill., on July 3, 1941. He passed away at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis on Sept. 21, 2017, at the age of 76.
On June 11, 1971, in Chicago, Ill., Bob was united in marriage to Valerie Bishop. Bob attended Ellington First Baptist Church. His hobbies included fishing, working crossword puzzles, listening to music, and enjoyed playing a dice game called 10,000.
Bob is survived by his wife, Valerie Fusco of Ellington; four sons, Robert Thomas (Ann) Fusco of Cherry Valley, Ill., Charles Thomas (Louise) Fusco of Selby, England, Edward Joseph Fusco and his partner Shawn Fields of Louisville, Ky., Carl Brian (Kecia Marie) Fusco of Ellington; one daughter, Dina (Danny) Berry of Fredericktown; one brother, Philip Charles (Wilma) Fusco of Alsip, Ill.; one sister, Carolyn (Bob) Fitzgerald of Ellington; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Bob will be deeply missed by his family and friends who will mourn his passing.
Visitation and funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 25 at McSpadden Funeral Home; with Pastor Dan Kitinoja officiating. Burial was in Ellington Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of McSpadden Funeral Home ing Ellington.
Memorials may be made to McSpadden Funeral Home for funeral expenses.