cosmo  a.   'pop-pops'plantone
Greece: Went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 20, 2010 at age 83. Predeceased by his parents, Thomas & Filomena Plantone and brother, James Plantone. Survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Amalia Emily Pappano Plantone; his children, Tommy Plantone(Donna Koehler), Phyllis Plantone (Steve Rae), Lucinda (Chris Shoaf) Plantone, Amedeo Alan (Joelle) Plantone, his grandchildren, Nicole Plantone, Cody Noyes, Jennifer and Stephan Shoaf, Christopher and Ashley Plantone; brothers-in-law, Anthony (Lani) Pappano, Rino Pappano (Jean McCarthy);Sister-in-law Kathy Plantone cousin, Isabel Alano; and several nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Rochester and NYS Home Builder's Association, Greece Republican Committee, I.A.C.C., St. Lawrence Church Founders Club, Knights of Columbus, the Greece Chamber of Commerce and Past President of the Greece Rotary Club. Friend of Bill W. Friends may call Monday, December 27th 2010, 3-7 at the Vay- Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday 10:30 at St. Lawrence Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make contributions to the Greece Rotary Club, PO Box 16106, Rochester, NY 14616 or to St. Joseph's Villa, 3300 Dewey Avenue, Rochester, NY 14616 in his memory.

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  1. Coz, As I sit here thinking of you and your family I start to tear up, not because you are gone but so very Happy that you are in a much better place. No more pain,worries, just a life of Happiness. You will truly be missed.
    Love You, Monica

  2. Dear Amalia and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We’ll always remember the great times our families had together. We’re so thankful that we had the opportunity to visit with you and Cosmo last February in San Diego. We love you all and will keep you in our prayers. God bless you.
    Love, Victor and Jennifer Tomassetti

  3. Dear Emily and Family,
    My deepest sympathy on the passsing of Cosmo. I have so many wonderful memories of the times at Rino’s home. Cosmo was a good and gentle man.
    I am out of town so I won’t be able to see all of you. Be assured of my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  4. Dear Phyliss and Family,
    We want to express our codolences to you and your family during this difficult time.
    Our prayers are with you all.
    Love,
    Lee & Jackie

  5. December 22, 2010
    Tommy and family,
    It is so very difficult to lose a parent. You are lucky your father was with you all for such a long time. May the holiday season send peace to you all thru this difficult time.
    My Condolences & Sympathy,
    )udy Heagney-O’Hara

  6. Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God[; trust also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going.
    God bless uncle coz

  7. I am so sorry to hear of your loss and also very sorry I coud not be there 12/27/10, please accept my deepest sympathy. Tony & Jackie Perrotta

  8. I first met Cosmo over 20 years ago at my first Greece Rotary meeting. He was very welcoming and interested in my story. Over the years we got to know each others’ families. I have always valued him as a genuine caring friend.

  9. I met Cosmo around 1980 when I was searching for an apartment in Greece. Fortunately for me, Cosmo had the perfect apartment on W Ridge Road. I lived in the apartment for 5 years and enjoyed a very good relationship with Cosmo. He even gave me a cut on the rent for mowing the lawn, and allowed me to have a large dog. What a pleasure he was to know. I know you all mourn his pasing, but as far as I am concerned, he was an angel on earth.

  10. I met Mr. Plantone when I was 5 yrs old. He told me he had a little girl (Phyllis) my age that would be going to school with me at St. Lawrence. I grew up around the Plantone family and saw first hand how close this whole family was. We will all miss Mr. Plantone, he was a wonderful husband, dad, grandfather, friend, etc. Many prayers and blessings to the whole Plantone family. All our love to you, the David Miller family.

  11. Jesus said……
    ‘Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.

    John 14:1-3

  12. Phyllis, Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family. What a wonderful life you all shared together with precious moments and everlasting memories. May God bless you now and forever.
    Lori and Danny

  13. To Emily and Family,

    My heart felt Sympathy go out to you today.
    Knowing that
    Cosmo is in heaven with his Lord and Savior
    where he is loved and safe is great comfort.

    Bob and I meet Cosmo in 1966 while we were looking for a home for our young family, he was so nice to us, we were impressed by his honesty,love of family and friends. My husband Bob Gavens and Cosmo shared a special friendship over the yrs. they were like brothers.
    I’ll never forget Cosmo’s phone calls and visits to Bob while he was battling his Cancer.he went home to the Lord on Jan.31,2010, Now Cosmo and Bob are together in heaven. Always, Lynda Gavens

  14. We will miss Cos.
    I picture him now, excited in heaven. His new assignment? Helping Jesus to prepare places for us, as written in the Bible, Jesus says in …
    John 14 (New King James Version)
    The Way, the Truth, and the Life
    1 ‘Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. 2 In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. 4 And where I go you know, and the way you know.’

    May Gods Peace & Love comfort you all this day.
    w/love,
    Tom & Charita Gefell

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