Giacomo A.'s Story

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Giacomo Antonio Terzo, 71, of Rockport, passed away at the Kaplan House after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the loving husband for 31 years to Raffaela Terzo.
Giacomo was born September 21, 1944 in Genova, Italy son of the late Stefano and Smaragda (Vassallo) Terzo.
He was an Italian veteran and a graduate of the distinguished shoe design school of Milan. This helped to create his storied shoe design career with international companies traveling through Asia and Europe with his family until settling down in Rockport 17 years ago.
Always passionate of the ocean, he obtained his captains license and spent many happy days on the sea.
He is survived by his devoted son, Daniel Terzo and his significant other Sherry Coleman of Rockport; one beloved grandchild, Ryan; three brothers, Angelo and his wife Roberta, Antonio Terzo and his wife, Mary and Giuseppe Terzo of all Italy.
Giacomo leaves many dear friends and his family is grateful for their loving support during his illness.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joachim’s Church, Rockport on Wednesday, May 4 at 9:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
Visiting hours in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
For online condolences, please visit www.greelyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  April 30, 2016
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