Eugene "Gene" Cozzolino


March 22, 1941 ~ November 6, 2020

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Eugene “Gene” Cozzolino, 79, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 6, 2020. Survived by his children, David (Carol) Cozzolino, Lisa (Ron) Ruehlen; grandchildren, David (Joyce) Cozzolino, Cody Ruehlen, Nicole (Josh) Baca; two great-grandchildren, Anthony and Brielle Cozzolino; siblings, Carmela Cordova, Josie (John) Orouke, Helen Donlon, Ron Herring, Gina (Ron) Martino, Kathy (Reed) Jenkins; and numerous other family and friends. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Connie Cozzolino; parents, Dave and Esther Cozzolino; in-laws, Alfred and Angela Hornick; sister, Mickey Herring; and brother-in-law, Bob Ferro. Gene was born March 22, 1941, in Pueblo. He retired from National Distributing. He loved to farm and spend time with his family. A private memorial Mass will be live-streamed 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, on St. Joseph Church’s Facebook page. Online condolences,

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  1. Gene,
    You most certainly were on of a kind. Not only a cousin, but a friend to Amy of us in the family. Rest in peace. Give my Dad my love.
    With Love

  2. Gene, you were absolutely one of a kind. Not only a cousin , but a friend to all of us in your family. Give my Dad my love. Until we all meet again.
    With Love.

  3. Dad you will be truly missed I want to thank you for being a wonderful father teacher and all the support you have given me over your life. You sure we’re one of a kind and loved your family till no end.
    Love you dad
    Your son David

  4. I only met Gene recently through his wife Connie, but it was a pleasure to know him, He was so loving towards her and his family was everything to him. He will be missed by all who knew him. I am so sorry for your loss.

  5. Gene was our neighbor for many years. Irv, my husband, and Gene enjoyed sitting on the back porch and discussing the world events. My condolences to all the family. Mable Sutton

  6. You will be missed so much Uncle Gene. Give Auntie Connie, Gram, and Big Gramps hugs for me. Till we all meet again. Love you always!! Bobbi Ann and family

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