Louis Anthony Cocita, 77, died Feb. 15, 2001, at his residence.
A native of Cleveland, he was born Aug. 22, 1923, to Peter and Dominica (Mancusso) Cocita and had lived in Reno for the past 12 years, coming from San Diego.
Cocita was a mail carrier. He served for four years in the Marines and was a member of the YMCA, the Reno Senior Center and the Catholic church.
Five brothers and a sister preceded him in death.
Surviving are sons, Richard of Tempe, Ariz., and Robert of San Diego; brother, Mike and sister, Angie Cocita, both of Ohio; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. March 9 at the Reno Family YMCA, 1300 Foster Drive.
Cremation is under the direction of Northern Nevada Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, with inurnment at Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
A memorial is being established with the YMCA, 1300 Foster Drive, Reno 89509.