Commercial Point OH- Mario Louis Camboni, 76 of Commercial Point, OH passed away at on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at home. Mario was born on October 14, 1944 to the late Leonard and Margaret (Claffey) Camboni in Columbus, OH.
Mario was a graduate of Aquinas College High School in 1962. He attended The Ohio State University and enlisted in the U.S. Army one quarter shy of receiving his degree in Political Science. He was stationed at Fort Huachuca, AZ Combat Surveillance and Target Acquisition Training Command. He then was deployed to Nha Trang, Viet Nam as a Cryptographer. Upon returning to the US he was stationed at Fort Gordon, GA as an instructor.
When he returned from the Army, he worked at the family restaurant, My Mary Garden, on East 5th Avenue in Columbus. He was the third generation to work in the family business, that was opened in 1924 and he continued to operate with his brother, Pat until 2006. After his retirement, he worked at Spencer Aviation for 10 years.
Mario was an avid trapshooter and was selected to Ohio State 5-man 16-yard team when he was 18 and was ranked among the highest in the state. He was a lifetime member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association and the NRA. He was proud to be one of the first Ford Mustang owners in Columbus.
Mario was preceded in death by his parents and his brother William Camboni.
Mario is survived by loving wife of 49 years Sherry (Berger) Camboni; daughters Julie (Michael) Spencer and Michelle Camboni; grandchildren Andrew (Julia Nace), Amelia, Mason, and Maxwell Spencer, Gina and Cameron Warren; brothers Leonard (Theresa) Camboni Jr., Michael (Pamela) Camboni, Patrick (Barbara) Camboni; sister Maria (Luther) Johnson; several nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Nov. 27th with Funeral Service at noon at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville 43103 with Pastor Kevin Pees officiating. Military Graveside Service with AMVETS Post 2256 will follow at Beckett Cemetery, Borror Rd. Commercial Point, OH. Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are encouraged. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Father John R Smith Aquinas Alumni Scholarship, St. Charles Preparatory School 2010 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43209. www.stcharlesprep.org
Online condolences at olivercheekfuneralhome.com