Roger B. DelPrince
Roger B. Del Prince age 85, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, October 4, 2019. He was born on December 18, 1933 in Ashtabula, Ohio, the son of Guy and Josephine (Platano) Del Prince.
Roger was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Korea.
He was married to Eva (Uonelli) Del Prince on November 19, 1955. Roger owned the El Grande Steak House and enjoyed serving his customers. He especially enjoyed being at home and having Sunday dinners with his family.

Survived by his wife Eva, son Guy (Emily) Del Prince, 3 grandchildren Eva (Anthony) Mucci, Roger Del Prince and Sara Del Prince.
Preceded in death by his parents and sister Patti (Cooper).

Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday Oct. 8 at 10 A.M. in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church with burial to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion Honor Guard Team from post 103. Visitation will be Monday (Today) from 5 to 8 P.M. in Guerriero Funeral Home 1550 West 19th St.

The family would like to thank the Hospice of the Western Reserve for the compassion and Christian love given to Roger and his family. Contributions may be sent to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and the Hospice of the Western Reserve.
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Published on October 6, 2019


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Craig Gustafson
Oct 18, 2019
I have lots of great memories of Roger and he and my dad shared many laughs over the years. Prayers to all of the DelPrince family.
Ken and Nancy Cox
Oct 14, 2019
So sorry to hear about Rogers death. He was a truly class person. Ken Cox
Chris emerick
Oct 07, 2019
Dear delprince family Rodger will be missed sorry for your guys loss he was a great man and great boss and owner of elgrande steak house he will be missed but never forgotten
Sandy Bowdler-Spivey
Oct 07, 2019
So many fond memories of this great man and fantastic family. Thank you.
Judi DeGennaro Judge
Oct 07, 2019
So very sorry for your loss
Julie Harchalk
Oct 07, 2019
My deepest condolences to the family of Roger Del Prince...I had the distinct pleasure of working for him as a young person just out of high school. He was an honorable human being. From him I learned a lot about how to work hard but serve with grace and dignity . God speed dear one.
Cindy Caylor
Oct 07, 2019
Sure miss El Grande Steak House. So many times I wanted to enjoy their steak kabob salad, orange roughy and cheesy bread once again. Roger will certainly be missed. Prayers for comfort/strength to Eva, Guy. Emily and the rest of the family.
Jean Conko young
Oct 06, 2019
We always loved going to the el grande, from the time my children were young we took them there and were greeted warmly. He was Ashtabula ! He made the town and was missed!! Rip Roger job well done !
Jean Vendetti
Oct 06, 2019
The AHS Class of 51 & 52 Send regrets to Rogers wife Eva and Family.