SOUTH GLENS FALLS - Guido O. Sassone, 76, of Hudson Street, passed away Thursday at his home.

Born on Oct. 13, 1933, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Carmela (Foligno) Sassone.

Guido attended St. Mary's Academy for 11 years and graduated from Glens Falls High in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army in the Medical Corp. during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Encore Paper in South Glens Falls after many years of service. Following his retirement he worked with his son-in-law at Beach Road Bait and Tackle in Lake George. On May 9, 1959, he married Helen Jane Moser at St. Michael's Church, with the Rev. Peter Kranch officiating. Guido enjoyed fishing, gardening, the Yankees, old movies, his dog Gus, but most of all his family and he was very close to his grandchildren, and his brothers and sisters. He was a member of the Bay Meadow's Golf Club, the Glens Falls Elks B.P.O.E No. 81 and a communicant of St. Michael the Archangel Church.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother, Matthew Sassone.

Survivors besides his wife of 51 years include his children: Salvatore R. Sassone and his wife, Kiri, of Acworth, Ga., Catherine A. Mularz and her husband, Marc, of Lake George, and Scott A. Sassone of South Glens Falls; his grandchildren: Timothy M. Sassone, Daniel J. Sassone, B. Renee Sassone, Jamie Sassone, Duncan J. Mularz and Clark R. Mularz; his brothers, Mario J. Sassone and his companion, Ellen Chadwick, Anthony P. Sassone and his wife, Marcella, all of South Glens Falls; his sisters, Ann Lampkins and Lucy Cook and her husband, Ronald, all of South Glens Falls; his sisters-in-law, Sister Robert Marie S.S.N.D of Trumble, Conn. and Valarie Knapp of Menlo Park, Calif., as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 24, 2010, at the M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 136 Main St., South Glens Falls. For online condolences please visit www.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2010, St. Michael the Archangel Church, 80 Saratoga Avenue, South Glens Falls, with the Rev. Guy A. Childs, pastor, officiating.

The Rite of Committal will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, South Glens Falls. Following the Committal services, a reception will be held at St. Michael's parish hall.

The family would like to thank Dr. Tedesco, Joyce and Sabrina, Dr. Martello and Trish and, Dr. Kline and his staff at the Fletcher Allen Memorial Hospital in Burlington, Vt. for all their wonderful care. The family would also like to acknowledge the Moreau Emergency Squad for their professionalism and compassion as well as the South Glens Falls Police Dept. and Chief Kevin Judd. Donations may be made in Guido's memory to South Glens Falls Education Foundation, 6 Bluebird Road, So. Glens Falls, NY 12803 or to Sisters School of Notre Dame, 345 Belden Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897.

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samtset
samtset

Mr.Sassone's passing has touched me beyond what words can express. Scott, your father always treated me like a son and I had much admiration for him. He was always the voice of reason whenever we needed it. He always made me smile each time I saw him. His humor was addicting, he had a sense of humor all his own.
Mrs. Sassone, as time has gone on over these years, Scott and I have not spoke as much as we would have liked, however you and your family have had a profound affect on me and my life. I love ya Mrs. S, with all my heart. Mr.Sassone was truly blessed to have you by his side for so many years, we all hope to have the love and compassion you two shared with our own significant others , you two are great teachers of life. When I think of Mr. Sassone, some words come to mind, honorable, strong, caring, humorous and most of all, heart.
I pray the sadness and pain we all share swiftly turn to fond memories of this great man.

Rest peacefully Mr. Sassone

Love, Mike Garand

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