October 27, 1928 ~ April 11, 2021

Born in: Trinidad, CO
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Video Tribute for William F. Gassino:

William F. Gassino, 92, passed away April 11, 2021. Preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, who passed away in 2005, Ines (née Pasquin) Gassino; sister, LaVerne (Duaine) Smith; sister-in-law, Julia (Mike) Scarafiotti; brothers-in-law, Ezio Pasquin, Johnny Pasquin and Mike DeBono. Survived by his children, Gary Gassino, Mark (Peggy Montoya) Gassino and Dian (Gerry) Montgomery; granddaughter, Laura (Aaron) Sherman; step-grandchildren, Joe Montoya (Jenna) and Desirae Montoya; great-grandson, Sean Rue; step great-grandchildren, Julia, Joslyn, Lucy and Brayden; brother-in-law, Carl (Grace) Pasquin; sister-in-law, Catherine DeBono; numerous nieces and nephews. Also survived by his guardian angel, Joyce Wade.
Bill was born to Frank and Teresa Gassino on Oct. 27, 1928, in Trinidad, Colo. He served his country proudly at the conclusion of WWII in the US Army where he was stationed in Germany. He served in the infantry and later as an MP. (Military Police) In 1984, Bill retired from the Pueblo Police Department after 30 years of service.
Bill’s faith and family were very important to him. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Friday, April 16, at Family Worship Center, 3800 Parker Blvd. Entombment, Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum.
Those who desire may make memorials to Family Worship Center, 3800 Parker Blvd., Pueblo, CO  81008. Livestream link at https://www.montgomerysteward.com/obits/william-f-gassino/ and online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

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Funeral Service: April 16, 2021 11:00 am

Family Worship Center
3800 Parker Blvd.
Pueblo, CO 81008

719-544-1575

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  1. Our condolences to all the family. We knew Bill at church and he was in my Bible study several years. He always said he was studying for his final exam. We had great respect for him and are sure he passed that final exam with flying colors.
    Blessings,
    Tony & Shirley Breedlove

  2. My condolences for the loss of a great man, a friend to everyone I knew. Always a friend and always willing to help and pass a little time, I knew him as a Rookie and I regret not knowing him longer. Goodbye my friend, until I see you again.

  3. CandleImageGarduno sends you so much love during this time. We know his best friends are waiting for him.

    Love you,
    Patricia Ramona Victoria, Lil Eddie & Cayman

  4. My heart goes out to the Gassino family and my friends—Dian and Gerry Montgomery. I had the opportunity to visit Will on occasion. We shared a bond of our law enforcement days! I wish to express my gratitude to Will for his many years of service and walking the thin blue line. Rest In Peace my brother in blue! Sgt Jerry Russell PCSO Retired

  5. Dian, Gary & family! Sincere condolences from Dian’s PEO Chapter GO! Our heartfelt prayers to all during this difficult time!! A donation in his memory will be sent to Family Worship Center!🙏🏻💕

  6. Dian,
    I’m very sorry for your loss. I have lost both my parents and always hold their memories in my heart.
    I know you will keep your father with you until you see him again.
    May God bless you and knowing that you will meet again in heaven comfort you.

  7. Thank you Bill for your service to your country and community. May your honor, love and dedication live on in all the memories in the hearts of your family and friends. May those hearts be comforted knowing you have been welcomed home into the arms of our loving Father who is bursting with pride in you His son.

  8. I am truly sorry for your loss, Mark. Sending prayers to you and your family.
    Teri (Manzanares) Torres

  9. Dear Dian and Gerry,
    So sorry to read of your fathers passing. Sounds like he was a wonderful friend to all. So glad he is with your mother in Heaven.
    Sending prayers to everyone. Love you.

  10. Bud Rivas ATLAS FIRMS formerly RSL Accounting. I would meet Bill and Joyce once a year to do their taxes. Bill would always be a gentleman even when I knew he was hurting. I missed working with him this year but I know he is at peace now. God Bless his family.

  11. Dian and Gerry, so sorry about the loss of your dad. It’s hard to loose family . You were so kind to me when I lost my husband.

  12. CandleImageDian and Gerry,
    The Cline family sends our condolences and blessings to your family during this sad time. You are in our prayers.

  13. CandleImageDian and Gerry,
    Praying for peace and comfort to you and your families during this difficult time. Very much enjoyed seeing the wonderful pictures of your family over the years. God Bless.

  14. Was so sorry to hear about your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. Prayers, Bev and Alan Kochevar

  15. Deepest condolences and loving thoughts to Dian, Gerry and family in the loss of your father and grandfather. May you be comforted by all who reach out to let you know we care.

  16. Dian & Gerry and family, June and I are so sorry for your loss. Bill was really an inspiration to me as a young officer. I remember him reading scripture in the locker room at the PPD before he would begin his shift. He was always cheerful and kind, and he treated everyone with the utmost respect. He was truly a good man! May your faith in God and your precious memories bring you comfort.

  17. CandleImageSo sorry for the passing of your Dad. He was a very nice man. I remember when your mom and dad, joined the Pueblo Police Explorer Post #157, up at San Isabel we took a weekend of fun. We had so much fun with them and Jerry Salazar. Great memories with your dad at the Police Department. Truly a special person in my life, and I will always remember him.

  18. Dian and Gerry, condolences on the loss of Bill. So sweet and friendly. Heaven gained a true gentleman. God bless you both.

  19. Dian and Gerry. Sorry to hear about your Dad. He is no longer suffering and resting after a long life. May he rest in peace and may both of you be blessed with peace.
    Marie

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