June 4, 2013
1930 – 2013
Son of Maria Rusi, born in Trieste, Italia, loving husband of Patience Rusi, guiding and loving father of Tony, Lisa and Rob, grandfather to Alexia, Chris and Alina, passed away May 24, 2013.
Ermanno was an avid swimmer, gardener, ham radio operator, sailor, skier both water and snow, and an all-around adventurer in his younger years.
He was born and spent his younger years in Italy. His love for ham radio operation afforded him the opportunity to hone five languages fluently. His passion for communication and love for knowledge graduated him top in his class in high school. He was recruited by Italian Lines in the Merchant Marines Academy and he traveled the world as the chief engineer.