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July 31, 2013

Anthony Bizzarro

MEADVILLE — Anthony Bizzarro, 80, of 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Meadville Medical Center.

Anthony was born at the former Spencer Hospital in Meadville, Jan. 5, 1933, a son of the late Ralph and Ursala Lena Nuzzulo Bizzarro. On Nov. 29, 1958, Anthony married Marilyn Theuret; she survives.

He was a member of St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, Meadville.

Anthony retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Driver License Center of Meadville. He had previously been employed by AA1 Exterminating and by the former Avtex Fibers Corp. in the spinning department as well as in Building 2-6 for nearly 20 years. During those years he was also employed by Lakeside Beer Distributor for 30 years. In his earlier years he was employed by Westinghouse.

A veteran, Anthony entered the U.S. Air Force on Jan. 11, 1952, and served his country until his honorable discharge on Jan. 10, 1956. He attended Meadville schools and earned his degree from Saegertown. A member of the Italian Civic Club (ICC), Anthony was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, American Legion Post 111 and a former member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2006. He enjoyed woodworking, camping, cooking, listening to Italian music, riding his snowmobile, attending picnics and watching old westerns. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, Marilyn, of 54 years, Anthony is survived by four children, Brenda S. Bizzarro of Saegertown, Diane M. Lavery and her husband, Rick, of Erie, Stephen A. Bizzarro and his companion, Lisa Carney, of Meadville, and Michael J. Bizzarro of Saegertown; three grandchildren, Nicholas R. Bizzarro of Saegertown, Kearstyn S. Bizzarro of Geneva and Emily Barickman of Meadville; a brother, Angelo Bizzarro of Meadville; two sisters, Antoinette (Toni) Cummings and her husband, Jack, of Saegertown, and Anna Jean Leone and her husband, Vincent, of Erie; two aunts, Anne Pete of Meadville, and Carmella Fischer and her husband, Frank, of Meadville; a cousin, John Pete and his wife, Barb, of Erie; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Anthony was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Bizzarro.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where a Scripture service will be conducted at 3 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, 1085 Water St., Meadville, at 10 a.m. on Friday, with Father Marc Solomon, pastor, as celebrant.

Interment with full military honors by VFW Post 2006 will take place in St. Brigid Cemetery, West Mead Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Share your condolences at miznerfuneralhome.com.

 

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