September 13, 1926 - May 16, 2021
Herbert Daniel "Red" Suitto, 94, died peacefully at home on May 16, 2021, surrounded by his family. Herbert was born in Albany to Daniel and Carrie (Moss) Suitto. He lived most of his life in Schodack and Nokomis, Fla. He was predeceased by his brother Jack Suitto and sister in-law Kathleen; his son Thomas; his daughter Alicia; his granddaughter Sierra; and brothers-in-law, Edward Garrigan and William "Sandy" Culihan. He is survived by his wife, the love of his life and best friend for 72 years, Gloria (Culihan) Suitto; his children, Paul Suitto, Maryrose Kadell (David), Robert Suitto, Joseph Suitto (Sharon), David Suitto, Carolyn Suitto, Mark Suitto (Tina), Peter Suitto, Maureen Suitto (Bob Cunningham), Glory Mink (William), and Bernadette Guerrier (Ludd); and his in-laws, Joan Garrigan, Theresa Culihan and Linda Culihan. Herbert leaves behind his 19 cherished grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, as well as nieces and nephews. Herbert was a proud retired Army veteran. He served in the World War II Pacific Theatre (Okinawa, Japan). He went on to serve in Seoul during the Korean War as a peacekeeper. He then later served as a National Guardsman for the State of New York for 39 years of active service and he attained the rank of master sergeant E.8. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service of Delmar. He received a Service Award for an honorable career of 37 years to the Government of The United States in 1983. In his early years he played semi-pro basketball and softball with the National Guard. Herbert was an avid bowler starting off with a job setting Pins in the 1940s then continuing to bowl in a league through the late 1980s obtaining many awards. His life revolved around his family. He was a devoted husband and father of 13 children. He enjoyed watching all sports on tv and especially Yankees baseball games. At all times he could recite the entire roster of the Yankees. He had a great love of history, visiting battlefields and military bases. Herbert will be honored during a memorial service on Thursday, May 27, at 4 p.m. with military honors at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Ewing Chapel, 140 E. Venice Ave., Venice, FL, 34285.
Herbert Daniel "Red" Suitto, 94, died peacefully at home on May 16, 2021, surrounded by his family. Herbert was born in Albany to Daniel and Carrie (Moss) Suitto. He lived most of his life in Schodack and Nokomis, Fla. He was predeceased by... View Obituary & Service Information
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