Paul D. Cardone, 73, of Racine, passed away unexpectedly, on Monday, July 3, 2017 at his residence. Born May 1, 1944 in Zanesville, Ohio he was the son of the Lucille Stiers Cardone, whom survives in Orlando, Florida, and the late Arthur Cardone.
Paul was a retired maintenance superintendent at the American Electric Power’s Gavin Power Plant in Cheshire, Ohio. He was a Master Mason of the Pomeroy-Racine, Lodge #461 of Free & Accepted Masons, of Ohio.
He married Janice I. Compton, on November 4, 1962, in Hillsboro, Ohio and she preceded him in death on March 1, 2017.
In addition to his mother he is survived by his children, Paul (Joan) Cardone, Jr., of Cincinnati, Ohio, Trevor Cardone, of Wakefield, Rhode Island, and Annett (Larry) Porter, of Athens, Ohio, his grandchildren, Kyle Carone, Tanner Cardone, Theo Cardone Smith, Sydney Porter, Joel (Alicia) Porter, and Courtney (Brian) Vogt, and his great-grandchildren, Maverick and Knox Vogt, Kallie, and Griffin Porter. His sister, Joanne Barnes, of Orlando, Florida also survives.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017 in the Smith Chapel Cemetery, Center Township of Morgan County, Ohio. Helen Lewis will officiate. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, at the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, 823 Elm St., Racine, Ohio. Pomeroy-Racine Lodge #461, F & A. M. will conduct Masonic services at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensking.com