Official Obituary of

Charles "Charlie" M. Guzzo

January 31, 1953 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Charles "Charlie" Guzzo Obituary

Charles “Charlie” M. Guzzo, age 71 of Canton, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2024. He was born in Canton on January 31, 1953 to the late Frank and Victoria (Dima) Guzzo. He was a graduate, of Canton McKinley High School, and a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish at St. Anthony Campus. Charlie retired from the Stark County Engineer's Office after 17 years. He was a man beloved by everyone he met. Known for his smile, hearty laugh, and his intent to have conversations letting all know that he cared. A lifetime fan of football and sports, he was always cheering on his Alumni McKinley Bulldogs, and his extended nieces and nephews interests. Charlie will be forever loved and missed by many.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Evelyn Guzzo, sister Betty Kennedy, and brother Fr. M. Raphael Joseph Guzzo FBA. Charlie is survived by his siblings Mary Jo (Richard “Dick”) Lockard of North Canton and Frank (Beverly) Guzzo of Canton; nephew/brother-in-law Frank (Jean Potento) Kennedy of North Ridgeville; mother-in-law Mary Loretta Potento of North Canton; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Rossi Family Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Parish at St. Anthony Campus, with Rev. Fr. Kevin Peters as celebrant. Interment to follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.


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February 21, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rossi Family Funeral Home, Inc.
730 30th St. N.W.
Canton, Ohio 44709

Mass of Christian Burial
February 22, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Parish at St. Anthony Campus
1530 11th St. S.E.
Canton, OH 44707


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