THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Terry R. Flaminio
Issue Date: March 6, 2013
Terry R. "Doc" Flaminio, 72, of Gladstone, Mi., formerly of Quinnesec, Mi. died Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the VA Medical Center in Madison.
Born on April 29, 1940 in Iron Mountain, Mi., the son of the late Albert "Jumbo" and Jennie Doris (Ashley) Flaminio, he married Rose Jackomino on July 19, 1975 in Iron Mountain. She preceded him in death on June 6, 1998.
He served in the United States Army from 1959 to 1961 and while in the service worked as a cook. He liked cooking so much he went on to work at the restaurant owned by his sister Claire, The Lamplighter in Niagara. He enjoyed visiting with his friends and family and cooking for them, especially lasagna, his favorite dish to make.
He is survived by five daughters, Sherry (Charles) Rosenthal and Margaret (Ed) Alsteens, both of Quinnesec, Mi., Wendy (William, sr.) Lake of Niagara, Rieta Ketchum of Alpena, Mi. and Amy (Tony) Degenaer of Norway, Mi.; a brother, Pete (Patricia) Flaminio of Pleasant Prairie; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his companion, Carol of Gladstone, Mi.; many nieces and nephews and four stepchildren and many step-grandchildren.
Along with his parents and his wife, Rose, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Forrest and William Flaminio and a sister, Claire Barbeau.
Visitation was held on Saturday, March 2 from 10:30 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 12 noon at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Funeral services were accorded by the Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post #50. Burial was in Cemetery Park.