WILLISTON PARK, NY — The founder of an iconic chain of Extensive Island Italian pork retailers has died at age 69. Andrea Ceriello of Ceriello Come across Foodstuff succumbed to lymphoma, and the Williston Park flagship keep will continue being closed Wednesday for his funeral services.
Ceriello emigrated to Brooklyn in 1970 from Sant’Anastasia, Italy with his spouse and children. He commenced performing in New York pork suppliers, inspiring his eventual individual retail outlet Ceriello Good Foodstuff, which at just one time had nine locations.
Ceriello ran the Williston Park area from 1982 until finally he handed absent on April 14.
The model was identified for superior-quality imported Italian substances and cuts of meat.
The store’s Facebook account memorialized the entrepreneur and remembered his adore for household.
“He loved internet hosting meals at his house for relatives and pals and sharing wines from his abundant cellar. But his greatest satisfaction was expending time with his grandchildren, Fiona and Rory. He liked fly fishing with his grandson, Rory, golfing with his granddaughter, Fiona, and especially appreciated to consider them shopping for some thing special.”
Ceriello is survived by his wife, Nancy, his daughters, Tina and Raffaella, and his grandchildren, Fiona and Rory.