Joseph J. Dangelo, 82, of Warren, died Sunday morning, March 3, 2013 at Warren General Hospital after an illness since Nov. 9, 2012.
He was born Sept. 21, 1930 in Warren to the late Alex and Grace LaPlana Dangelo. He was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1949 graduate of Warren High School. He earned his certificate as a barber from a Barber School in Erie. He was employed as a barber with his father at Dangelo Barber Shop for five years and also was employed for 35 years with G.T.E. Sylvania. He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church. Joe was an avid fan of several high school sports and local sporting leagues, especially football, softball and baseball. He was always in attendance at Jammers Baseball games. In his early days, he was an avid bowler.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Catherine V. Babcock Dangelo whom he married May 1, 1950 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, Warren; three children, Daniel Dangelo and wife, Starla of Milton, Fla., David Dangelo of Pittsfield, and Leslie McGary and husband, Allen of Warren; one brother, Charles “Chuck” Dangelo of Kane; two grandchildren, Douglas Dangelo and wife, Kristine of Pace, Fla., Andrea Watson and husband, Damian of Tampa, Fla.; one great-granddaughter, Kamryn Dangelo of Pace, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating, assisted by Deacon Joseph Lucia. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Holy Redeemer R.C. Church Building Fund, 11 Russell St., Warren, PA 16365 or the Warren General Hospital Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365 or Paws along the River, 212 Elm St., Warren, PA 16365.
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