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Family Seeks Help Finding Missing Glen Cove Man

Nunzio Izzo last seen night of Dec. 17; family worried he is without seizure medication.

The family of a missing 56-year-old Glen Cove man is asking for the community's help in locating him.

Nunzio Izzo was last seen getting into a yellow cab in front of a friend's home on Madeline Pl. in Glen Cove on Monday, Dec. 17. He had been visiting there, said his brother-in-law, Anthony Bocchino.

Izzo suffers from medical conditions including epilepsy and takes medication to prevent seizures.

Bocchino said possible destinations for Izzo are limited. He had a few regular haunts around town, and he isn't able to walk very far due to a condition affecting his feet. He relies on cabs because he can't drive.

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"He's a creature of habit," Bocchino said. "Friend's house, Dunkin' Donuts, 7-Eleven, that's it."

Izzo lives with his mother and has a girlfiend in East Meadow, but she said she hasn't heard from him since Dec. 15.

Bocchino said the family is not aware of any reason why Izzo might have strayed from his beaten path. He's a "regular guy" who is friendly with area cab drivers who he has gotten to know from his movements around town.

Glen Cove and Nassau County Police have been working the case, and a Silver Alert was issued.

Bocchino said Izzo's iPhone was last picked up in the vicinity of Forest Ave. in Glen Cove on Dec. 18.

If you think you have seen Nunzio Izzo or have any other information, please contact Glen Cove Police at 516-676-1000, Lorenzo Izzo at 516-429-3204/516-676-0105 or Anthony Bocchino at 516-526-7723/516-759-2596.

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Bob Van Wicklen December 29, 2012 at 12:54 AM
I remember Nunzio , I pray that he is found safe and sound ,,,
antonietta wilson December 29, 2012 at 02:41 AM
To the Izzo's family, praying for Nunzio's safe return,
tj December 29, 2012 at 02:46 AM
do they know what cab he got into and where it went???
Nick DiLeo December 29, 2012 at 02:55 AM
I know the City Of Glen Cove Police and Detectives are working diligently on all leads and trying to find Nunzio, But we need everyone and anyone who might have information to come forward and help to bring him home. If anyone knows anything,please, please help to bring my friend back home to his family.
Sheela Grant December 29, 2012 at 03:52 AM
God knows where Mr. Izzo is. Please everybody pray that God leads his loved ones & help to him & that he is & remains safe & sound.
Micah Danney (Editor) December 29, 2012 at 04:46 AM
The information we have so far is that his phone records are being subpoenaed so the company can be identified.
Vin NY December 29, 2012 at 03:41 PM
Wheres Nunzio??
Thom Capobianco December 30, 2012 at 03:37 AM
God, please look over Nunzio and bring home safe.
Barbara Puco-Damelio December 30, 2012 at 06:03 PM
Do the people who's house he left not know what cab he took or were he said he was going?
Eileen Coles January 02, 2013 at 01:40 AM
OK I am going out on a limb here because this is not a 100% rock solid community for me, and so when I do this kind of stuff for that kind of community sometimes the results don't work. But for what it's worth I have occasionally hit the bullseye. So here it goes: when I go "looking" on a psychic level for this man, I see a bell. I'm not sure what that means. It could be he's near a church with a bell tower. It could be he's near the old CO on Brewster St (the bell I see looks a lot like the old logo for Bell Telephone). It could mean he's near the Taco Bell. But I went "looking" twice so far, and each time I clearly see a bell. I will work a little harder tonight and see what I can report back. I hope this helps. My best wishes to his family and friends. I never met him but he looks like such a nice guy.
Eileen Coles January 02, 2013 at 02:17 PM
OK here is what I have this morning: if Nunzio is found alive, he will very likely be suffering from amnesia. This happens sometimes with epileptic seizures. It may be some time before he is found, but the amnesia is the main reason why. Masses for his safe return should be held at St. Rocco's. He is not out of the woods yet. The nature and history of Saint Rocco will entreat whoever knows where he is now to treat him with compassion and see to his survival and medical needs. Consistent and patient prayers will help. Yes I know I am a very out Heathen but I can work with the Christian spirits and God, they know good from evil and they know where I'm coming from even if some people don't. :) The bell is a symbol, a memory trigger. Something about it will help him remember who he is. That's what I have, I wish it was more and I hope it helps. Again, best wishes to his family and friends.
Vin NY January 02, 2013 at 10:07 PM
Eileen I think somenody rung your bell
Eileen Coles January 03, 2013 at 02:07 AM
I knew the "Compassion Department" was going to check in sooner or later. Shrug.
Ernie January 03, 2013 at 02:27 AM
Please don't make this about you, Eileen. The pain this man's family is going through I can not imagine. They don't need the uninvited distraction of someone's hurt feelings. My suggestion is that if you have something concrete to offer go to the police with it. Otherwise, walk away and either pray for this man or think positive thoughts for a happy end to this nightmare
Eileen Coles January 03, 2013 at 02:34 AM
If you don't want this to be about me, don't post things like this. Everything I said until the idiot brigade started chiming in had to do with finding Nunzio. If you don't like what I posted, ignore it.
Tom Spencer January 03, 2013 at 08:14 PM
Ernie, very well said. I agree with you completely
Denise DiBanka January 03, 2013 at 08:31 PM
spare the psychic crap...you people thrive on everyone else's misery.....this is a terrible time for the family considering today's news. No one asked you so go jump off your "limb".
Aquilina Seacliffs January 03, 2013 at 09:15 PM
Eileen, very well said, I agree with you completely.
Pat Schepanski January 03, 2013 at 09:58 PM
Is it true he was found
Jason Molinet January 03, 2013 at 11:02 PM
No ID yet on the body.
Sally January 04, 2013 at 12:53 AM
can someone elaborate please? :(
Jason Molinet January 06, 2013 at 02:51 PM
Remembering Nunzio: http://glencove.patch.com/articles/nunzio-remembered-for-generosity-and-smile
Diane January 11, 2013 at 06:47 AM
Eileen, You were right. People should not poo poo psychic abilities. He was found, not far away from Taco Bell. And there is a church on Dosoris Way. Thank you for your input.
Diane January 11, 2013 at 06:51 AM
Vin NY.. Don't mock Eileen. She was spot on in what she saw psychically.
Eileen Coles January 12, 2013 at 03:05 AM
I do not thrive on misery or I would not have tried to help, but people like you are exactly why when working for a community in this way I get "garbage in, garbage out". Those who know, know what really went on. Many details have not been publicized and probably never will be. I am quite aware why. Enough said, at least in this venue. No one asked you for your opinion either Denise so I suggest you take your own advice.
Eileen Coles January 21, 2013 at 04:08 PM
Thank you Diane and also my thanks and sympathies to Nunzio's lady, I saw her post before it was removed. I also understand why it was removed. I had no connection to Nunzio, although if I had been exposed to some things that belonged to him it might have helped the connection there. This is only the second time I have tried to use my skills to help law enforcement and I now understand that I am obviously also going to pick up what others are feeling concerning the case. When people die traumatically and suddenly, sometimes they do not realize they are dead and the epilepsy did not help. This is where you get unrested spirits and my job as a shamanic practitioner is to help them move on. Often times this means I am dropping someone off into the care of a pair of what Judeo/Christians call angels to be brought to that afterlife but it does not always work out that way, every situation is unique. In Nunzio's case his spirit very much did not want to leave but ultimately he was helped to move on to the next phase of his existence. However, his connection with his significant other is still very strong, and if she carries the bell with her it will afford her a certain amount of protection in this life. He did see the bell before he left this existence and it meant a lot to him. I am sorry for the loss to the community and sorry I never got to meet this good person.

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