Al DiGiacomo died May 14, 2007 at his daughter's home in Payson. He was born on Sept. 28, 1935 in Denver, Colo. to Fred and Florence James.
Mr. DiGiacomo lived a full life. He was a veteran of the Korean War, where he served honorably with the U.S. Navy. He married the love of his life, Gladys Ruble of Denver, on June 15, 1958. He worked for Magma Copper, Industrial Repair Service and was self-employed (G&A Electric) until 2002. Retired, he traveled across the U.S. and settled in Tucson.
Mr. DiGiacomo is survived by his four children, his three sons and their wives Ron DiGiacomo of Tucson, Anthony DiGiacomo and Fred DiGiacomo of Farmington, N.M. and his daughter Pam (Rick) Clark of Payson; grandchildren, Charlene (Glenn) Richelsoph, Shauna (Daniel) Serrano, Brock (Heather) Ludlow, Taya, Christen, Veronica, Annette Tyler, Casey, Joshua, Terra, Antonia, Jesse and Steven DiGiacomo; great-grandchildren, Max and Annie Richelsoph, Dean and Lawrence Serrano, Katelynn Ludlow, Michael DiGiacomo and one due on Sept. 28, 2007.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Ronnie and his sister, Dorlene Thomas.
The family would like to thank RTA Hospice in Payson, Casa DeLa Luz in Tucson and Beth Myers for their love, care and support.
A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 18 at the Cave Creek Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
A service in Farmington, N.M. is still pending.
Donations may be made to Hospice, veterans or any cancer foundation.