Gino J. Gaddini died peacefully on March 1st 2020.  He was 87 years old.  Born in Chicago, IL on August 23, 1932, the son of Gino and Pia Gaddini.

   He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Rosemary (Savastano) Gaddini; his children, Audrey Ko (Joseph – deceased), Diana Warner (George), Barbara Cavender (David), Christine Franklin, Gina Shocklee (Daniel), and Gregory Gaddini; as well as 14 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. 

   Gino loved his family, was a sports fanatic, had a great sense of humor, loved telling stories, and enjoyed music and dancing.

   Holy Mass will be at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1830 S. Corona Ave, Colorado Springs at 11:00 AM Friday, March 6th with reception to follow.  Interment at 3:00 PM at the Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO.  Donations may be made in Gino’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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  1. I know some of the family. They always spoke highly of him. Looked forward to trips to see him. My deepest condolences to the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. Great man, you will be missed Gino! I have very fond memories of Gino. I have known the Gaddini family for 47 years, so many childhood memories! Miss you Gino, rest in peace.

  3. My heart is heavy for ur loss lots of praying for the whole family love ginny

  4. The Lord gave and the Lord took, so let the name of the Lord be blessed
    Rest In Peace

  5. Gino always went out of his way to make me and my children smile. I loved his hugs and his stories. I mostly appreciated the love I always saw him show for his bride Rosemary, his children, and grandchildren. He was quick to laugh and never missed an opportunity to share some wisdom. I am so very sad he is gone. My prayers and love go out to his family and friends.
    God bless

  6. Birthdays come and birthdays go but theres one thing that will never go….Gino’s life and legacy will always live on for as long as time continues to move. It was an honor and a pleasure to have the opportunity to meet, laugh and love such a wonderful grandfather like Gino/Papa. I personally have the honor to have met and marry Julie Ko the granddaughter of Gino, his energy will always live on within our life. Don’t have too much fun up there Gino……..

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