In Memoriam: Augustino (Gus) Restivo
We lost one of our own today. Beloved by so many Gus passed away peacefully 3:30 a.m. with his son Marc and family by his side.
Gus was known throughout this city greeting everyone with kindness and good humour. He helped countless with whatever they needed. Be it a friendly smile, a few dollars but mostly with his boundless encouragement and enthusiasm. His job delivering at Roma Bakery allowed him to be out amongst the people where he was most at home. Everyone here is stricken at his passing and he has left a hole in our hearts never to be filled.
Unfortunately the passing of good people hurts more. If a great man can be humble this was such a man. He tutored so many young kids who got their first jobs at Roma and have gone on to much success and stop by once in a while to say hello and ask after their favourite Uncle Gus.
We ask that you not forget him and pass on the goodness that he believed was the simple answer to a complicated world. He was a man of action and a man of deeds and I will miss his counsel because he was also my Uncle and my most trusted friend.
News from Roma
JUNE 1, 2016
Roma Pizza pays a visit to The Great Wall of China
Whenever our friend Romeo Palombella travels he takes Roma Pizza with him. “When I get to my hotel room after a long flight it really hits the spot” he says. “And I don’t have to wait in line or order room service”. Well Romeo we are happy to oblige. Maybe next time one of us will come along. Happy Trails!
Dec 1, 2015
Roma donates pizza and buns to Children's Aid BBQ.
August 1, 2015
Locke Street Bagels now at Roma Bakery!
Come and get'em.
APRIL 1, 2015
Roma had a visit from Ticats Justin Medlock and Brandon Banks yesterday, who told Phil "they are living the pizza." Apparently cats like pizza too.
FEB 16, 2015
Roma Bakery has made the news again, now as the top "classic bite" on Tourism Hamilton's website. With a 65 year history, and a pizza taste so classic it's postivley "Roman," it makes perfect sense. Check it out.