Sam C. LoBrutto

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Sam C. LoBrutto of Pittston passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton.

Born April 24, 1921, in Pittston, he was the son of the late Cologero and Lucia Dinofrio LoBrutto.

Sam attended Pittston schools before enlisting in the Army, where he served during World War II. During his time in service he was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Philippines Liberation Ribbon and many other awards.

Sam was a proud owner of and operator of Yatesville Bus Co. for more than 70 years.

He was a member of St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4909, Dupont, and various societies throughout the greater Pittston area.

Sam's hobbies included being an avid Eagles football fan for more than 58 years and bowling at Elko's Bowling Center on Wednesday evenings.

In addition to his parents, Sam was preceded in death by his brother, Carmen LoBrutto, and brother-in-law, Mike Turco.

Surviving are his sisters, Fedelia Turco, Julie and husband, James Chimento, Mary LoBrutto, and Dora and husband, Louis Esposito; and sister-in-law. Rose LoBrutto. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township.

Viewing hours will be held at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Funeral services with military honors will begin at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Friday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Marello Parish, William Street, Pittston, at 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Interment services with military honors will take place in St. John the Evangelist Cemetery Chapel, Pittston.

Sam will be laid to rest with his family in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Pittston.
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Pittston, PA 18640
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Published in Citizens' Voice on July 10, 2013
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