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CIAMMETTI - John A. 92, of Akron, NY, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2017. He was born in San Marco di Preturo, Abruzzo, L'Aquila, Italy on December 14, 1924 to the late Sabatino and Rosina (Ciammetti) Ciammetti. John served in the Italian Army during WWII. He married Iole Rita Perilli on July 10,1955 in Pizzoli, Abruzzo, Italy. John and Iole came to America in 1955 and created a life together in Akron, where they raised three daughters. John was owner of Ciammetti's Barber Shop in Akron for over 40 years. He loved his garden, mowing the lawn and making wine! Beloved husband of Iole (Perilli) Ciammetti for 61 years; devoted father of Anna (Craig) Kraatz of Akron, Vera Ciammetti of California and Nancy (Brad) Short of Jamesville, NY; cherished grandfather of Anthony, Nicholas and Joseph Kraatz and Colin Short; proud great-grandfather of Giana, Scott, Linkin and Violet. John's brother Flavio passed away at the age of four in Italy. Friends may visit the Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC, 10 Eckerson Ave., Akron, on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 2-7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10 AM at St. Teresa of Avila R.C. Church, 5771 Buell St., Akron. Please assemble at church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society of WNY. Visit

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