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Mario M. Sr., 92, Dunlo, died June 17, 2017, at home. Born March 4, 1925, in Crabtree, son of Salvatore and Antoinette (DiGiambattista) DiMarino. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Grace M. (Pelton) DiMarino, who died August 28, 2003; infant daughter, Grace; sister, Theresa Chulick; brothers, Dan and Joseph; and son-in-law, John L. "Hoagie" Podrebarac. Survived by daughters, Alice A. Podrebarac, Dunlo; and Deborah Katrancha, Johnstown; son, Mario M. "Mike," Dunlo; grandchildren, Lynn Ann (Keith) Sowerbrower, Latrobe; Joseph J. (Courtney) Podrebarac, Johnstown; Cynthia M. (Jeffrey) Wicks, Salix; and Glenn (Elizabeth) Katrancha, Johnstown; great-grandchildren, Jacquelyn, Sydney, Madison, Anthony (Elizabeth), David, Alyssa, Corey and Shane; and brothers, Frank, Wickliffe, Ohio; Anthony, Orlando, Florida; and Peter J. Sr., Dunlo. Mario was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He retired from U.S. Steel, was a member of American Legion Post 573, Dunlo; Adams Township Volunteer Fire Company 1, Dunlo; and the Cambria County Fireman's Association. Family and friends are welcome to attend a funeral Mass which will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael, by Father Brian Warchola. Committal of urn, Corpus Christi Cemetery, Dunlo. Military graveside service by American Legion Post 573, Dunlo. Arrangements by Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork. (www.DimondFuneralHome.com)
Published on June 18, 2017
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