Guy Chicchirichi, 96, of Charles Town died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at his residence while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born Sept. 26, 1920 in Millville. He was the son of the late Orazio Chicchirichi and Maria (DiGiacomo) Chicchirichi.
Guy was a GM Dealer for 50 years. He founded, built, owned and operated Guy’s Buick GMC Truck, Charles Town.
Guy has been a devoted and faithful member of St. James The Greater Catholic Church.
He is survived by his son, Guy G. Chicchirichi, of Charles Town; grandchildren, Greg Chicchirichi, Todd Chicchirichi, Stacey Chicchirichi Carson and Gary Chicchirichi, II; six great- grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; brother, David Chicchirichi and wife Mary Catherine of Oakton, Virginia and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara (Goode) Chicchirichi and his second wife, of 48 years, Eleanor Price Chicchirichi; one son preceded in death William “Bill” Chicchirichi. He was preceded by five sisters, Mary Baker, Madeline Conklyn, Pauline Wolfe, Elizabeth Hooe and Lucy Dunn and two brothers, Antonio Chicchirichi and Annuzio Chicchirichi.
The family wishes to thank the loving and gracious care he’s received from Panhandle Home Health, the caregivers of Home Instead , the Hospice of the Panhandle Nursing Staff and family friend, Gene Capriotti.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at St. James The Greater Catholic Church, Charles Town with Father George Pucciarelli officiating with Deacon Dave Galvin assisting.
Interment was in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. James The Greater Catholic Church, 49 Crosswinds Drive, Charles Town, WV 25414, Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430, Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County, PO Box 147, Charles Town, WV 25414 or the charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.
Please sign the online guestbook and view his obituary at www.mtstrider.com.