A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on July 2 at SS. Cosmas and Damian Church in Twinsburg for extern Deacon Robert Esposito.
Deacon Esposito, 81, died on June 27.
He was ordained to the permanent diaconate in 1999 and served in the Dioceses of Richmond, Virginia and Cleveland, primarily at SS. Cosmas and Damian Parish.
A native of Haverhill, Massachusetts and an Army veteran, Deacon Esposito worked for Xerox and was transferred to New York, Pennsylvania, California, Virginia and Ohio.
Survivors include a daughter and six grandchildren. His wife, Antoinette, and a son predeceased him.
A second wake took place in Haverhill. Burial was in Holy Angels Cemetery, Plaistow, New Hampshire.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.