Americo DiIorio

Americo J "Amy" DiIorio

1924 - 2021

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Americo J. “Amy” DiIorio, 97, of Sylvan Beach, formerly of Cortland, passed away early Monday morning, November 22, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 5, 1924, in Cortland, the son of Jaspare and Maria Baldassarre DiIorio. He was a 1942 graduate of Cortland High School. On March 26, 1943, Amy proudly enlisted in the United States Army serving until his honorable discharge on February 24, 1946. Amy was the owner and operator of Cortland Vinyl Coating Co. in Cortland until his retirement. He previously owned and operated the Melodyland Restaurant in Cortland. He was a past commander and member of the VFW Tioughnioga Post 2354 in Cortland, the Cortland American Legion Post 489, and a former member of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Cortland. Surviving are his son, James (Tina) DiIorio, with whom he resided in Sylvan Beach; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Americo was predeceased by his son, Raymon DiIorio on November 22, 2018; his sister, Antionette (Eugene) Leombruno; and his four brothers, Domenico “Dominick” (Ann) DiIorio, Michael (Anita) DiIorio, Frank (Ruth) DiIorio, and John (Ann) DiIorio. His Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, November 26, 2021, at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 50 Pomeroy St., Cortland, where the Rev. Joseph Zareski will officiate. Interment with Military Honors will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made in Amy’s memory to Syracuse VA. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc., 342 Main St., Oneida. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at
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Service Information

11:00 am
Friday, November 26, 2021
St. Anthony of Padua Church
50 Pomeroy St.
Cortland, New York, United States

Interment Information

St. Mary's Cemetery
4101 West Rd.
Cortland, New York, United States