Mario S. Ghini
Mario S. Ghini
  • July 9, 1934 - October 4, 2017
  • Hobe Sound, Florida

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Mario Ghini, co-owner of Limoncello Ristorante and Barcello in North Palm Beach, Florida passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. He was 83.

Mario opened his first restaurant, Pappagallo 1969 in Glen Cove, New York. Pappagallo was a fixture on Long Island for over 30 years. After briefly retiring, he opened Trattoria Delfino in Jupiter, Florida. He later opened Limoncello Ristorante and Barcello with his sons Victor and Robert. Mario was a fixture at Limoncello. He could be seen slicing Prosciutto for his guests while he watched over the dining room.

A celebration of life will be held in January at Limoncello Ristorante with details to follow. He is survived by his wife Alice and his sons Victor (Laura) and Robert (Sharon).

Arrangements are under the direction of Aycock Funeral Home Young & Prill Chapel, Stuart, Florida.