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Samuel J. Sita
February 24, 1932 ~ November 26, 2012 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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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
Joseph Sita ----Chicora
Judy and Allan Smith ---- Rochester , N.Y.
Patti Congialosi ----------- Rochester , N.Y.
Helen Bacher -------------- Butler , PA
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
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
STEIGHNER FUNERAL HOME
111 E. Slippery Rock and Main Streets
Chicora , Pennsylvania 16025
Mass of Christian Burial will be:
Thursday, November, 29, 2012
Mater Dolorosa R.C. Church
409 North Main Street
Chicora , PA
Reverend Joseph P. Pudichery
Interment will immediately follow in
Chicora , PA.
Full military honors provided by:
Chicora American Legion
Brady’s Bend American Legion
99th Readiness Command of Pittsburgh
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