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Samuel J. Sita

February 24, 1932 ~ November 26, 2012 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Samuel Sita Obituary

Samuel J. Sita, 80, of Chicora , PA. died at 7:50 a.m. Monday, November 26, 2012 in Sunnyview Home, Butler , PA. following an illness.

He was a U.S. NAVY veteran who honorably and proudly served our country from November 12, 1952 to November 9, 1956 during the Korean War. He was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Navy Occupation Service Medal. 

Sam worked at INDSPEC, Petrolia , PA retiring in 1992 after 30 years of service.  He was a member of Mater Dolorosa Roman Catholic Church, Chicora and the Altar-Rosary Society of the Church.  He was, also, a member of the Chicora V.F.W. and enjoyed  many sports like: Football, Baseball, Basketball and gardening. 

Born in East Brady, February 24, 1932, he was the son of the late:

Father: Guiseppe Sita

Mother: Annie Infantino Sita.

Wife: Alice Zanella Claypoole Sita

Married: October 17, 1959

Died: November 10, 2011

Survived By:


Joseph  Sita ----Chicora


Judy and Allan Smith ---- Rochester , N.Y.

Patti Congialosi ----------- Rochester , N.Y.

Helen Bacher -------------- Butler , PA

9 Grandchildren

23 Great-Grandchildren


Paul and Rosemarie Sita –- Corry , PA


Theresa and Carmen Silvo ----Shippenville, Clairion County

Rose Scwabenbauer ------------ Olean , N.Y.

Mary Lascuola ------------------ Butler , PA


Robert and Joyce Zanella ------ Chicora , PA.

Several Nieces and Nephews

Preceded in death by:

Son: John Claypoole


Dominic Sita

Joseph Sita

Michael Sita

Friends received:

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

       2-4 and 7-9 p.m.    


111 E. Slippery Rock and Main Streets

Chicora , Pennsylvania 16025

Mass of Christian Burial will be:

Thursday, November, 29, 2012

          1:30 p.m.

Mater Dolorosa R.C. Church

409 North Main Street

Chicora , PA

Celebrated by:

Reverend Joseph P. Pudichery

Interment will immediately follow in

Hemphill Cemetery

Chicora , PA.


Full military honors provided by:

Chicora VFW

Chicora American Legion

Brady’s Bend American Legion

99th Readiness Command of Pittsburgh


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