Arduino Iannarilli of Webster, NY, age 86, died Friday, October 13, 2023 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Beloved husband of 63 years to Catherine Iannarilli. Honored father of Aldo Iannarilli, Ann Marie Mustico and son-in-law John Mustico. Loved grandfather of Nina and Alec Mustico.
Survived by sisters, Lucia Stirpe and Giovanna Mattia. Predeceased by sister, Lidia Cruz and brothers, Herminio Iannarilli, Frank Iannarilli, and Antonio Iannarilli. Cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews. Arduino was originally from St. Angelo-In-Villa Rome, Italy. At age 13, Arduino helped move the entire family to Caracas Venezuela, where he proceeded to discover a trade in the Auto-Body Industry. He worked diligently to save money in order to move the family to the United States.
When the family immigrated to the United States they settled in Corning, NY. After working for a few years at a local auto-body shop, he met his beloved Wife Catherine, of Elkland, Pennsylvania through mutual friends. They were married in Elkland, eventually settling in Elmira Heights, New York, to raise their family. Arduino took his talents to Van Brunt motors in Horseheads, New York and further developed his skills as an Auto Body Repair Specialist. Years later, Arduino realized his dream and opened his own Business, ‘Andy’s Body Shop’ in Elkland, Pennsylvania. After retirement, Arduino and Catherine moved to Webster, New York.
Arduino was a devoted husband, father and friend to many who always put his family first. He enjoyed euchre, gardening, and gatherings with his family. He made meaningful contributions to many lives, and will be truly
Family and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at St. Paul’s Church in Webster, NY on Saturday, October 21st, at 10am. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to www.urmc.rochester.edu/cancer-institute/giving/make-a-gift.aspx