Meadville Tribune

January 26, 2014

Pete J. Limano

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Pete J. Limano, 93, of 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville, formerly of 804 Stewart St., Meadville, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Wesbury United Methodist Community.

Pete was born in Meadville, on Nov. 6, 1920, a son of the late John and Virginia (Pasilla) Limano.

On May 4, 1957 Pete married Evelyn Schwab; she preceded him in death on Oct. 21, 2006.

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

After 38 years of service, Pete retired in 1985 from the sales department of Weber Harris Ford. In his earlier years, he was employed by the former Westinghouse.

A veteran of World War II, Pete entered the U.S. Army on Oct. 9, 1944 and served his country honorably until his discharge on Aug. 25, 1945. He was a 1938 graduate of Meadville High School.

Pete enjoyed traveling to Florida with his wife, Evelyn, where they spent many winter months together with his sister, Grace Higby. He loved following New York Giants football, San Francisco Giants baseball and Notre Dame sports. His hobbies including playing B.I.N.G.O. and attending dog races.

Pete is survived by a brother, Michael Limano and his wife, Charlene; two sisters, Ethel Basile and her husband, Joe, and Betty Saputo, all of Meadville; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Evelyn, Pete was preceded in death by a son, Michael Goetz; a sister, Grace Higby, and a brother, Joseph Limano.

Family and friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. with Fr. Matthew Kujawinski, pastor of St. Agatha Roman Catholic Church, officiating. Full military honors by VFW Post #2006 will follow.

Pete will be laid to rest next to his wife, Evelyn, in St. Agatha Cemetery, West Mead Township.

The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of Crawford County and Wesbury for the fine care which they gave to Pete.

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