Western NY owner Bruno Coccia dies
December 20, 2019
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Bruno Coccia died Saturday (Dec. 14) at age 70. Mr. Coccia was the owner of Genesee Printers Inc. and Microera Printers Inc. He was also a co-owner of the Rochester Flash Men's Soccer Team and the C.C.O. Harness Racing Stables.
Mr. Coccia owned several horses in western New York from the late 70's to the mid 80’s and raced successfully at that time. Among the horses in his stable was the popular pacer Jeffrey Drummond who was a true win machine. During his career, Jeffrey Drummond won 79 races with 33 seconds and 28 thirds and had multiple double-digit win seasons.
Mr. Coccia was predeceased by his father and mother, Raffaele and Anna Coccia. He is survived by his fiancée, Sheri Woulard; sons, Raphael (Tasha) Coccia, Agostino (Suzanne) Coccia, Michael Coccia; their mother, Christine Coccia; stepdaughter, Nicole Mazzocchi; 7 grandchildren; brother, Agostino (Lucille) Coccia; sister, Tina Musso; and many nieces, nephews and friends.