Salvatore ‘Teddy’ Gumina

March 8, 1929 - March 21, 2012

Salvatore ‘Teddy’ Gumina, 83, passed away surrounded by his family Wednesday, March 21, 2012.

He was the husband of Audrey (nee Kaleta) and the beloved dad of Mary (Carlos) Figueroa, Roseann (Webb) Gumina, Paul (Ruth) Gumina, Toni (Pat) Yates, Juli (Demetri) Panoushis, Jean (Mark) Biebel, Maj. Nicole (Rex) Ballinger and Peter (Becky) Gumina. Daddy will be missed by all who knew him, but most of all by his wife, kids and especially by his 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Nanu will live in their hearts forever.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio and Mary (nee Crivello) Gumina.

Thank you to the Lutheran Home for their care and friendship. You made it possible for us to "be at home" with our dad during his last days. A very special thank you to Heartland Home Care & Hospice. They truly helped us give Dad the dignity and peace he deserves.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at the Schmidt & Bartelt Guardalabene & Amato Funeral Home, 10121 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Wednesday, March 28, at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, 734 Glenview Ave., Wauwatosa. Interment and military honors to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Heartland Hospice, 1233 N. Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa, for their support and care of our dad.

Schmidt & Bartelt Guardalabene & Amato Funeral & Cremation Services in Wauwatosa is serving the family. For more information, call 414-774-5010 or visit online at