TSgt. Michael Joseph Sichitano, USAF Retired
Sept. 1, 1936 - March 17, 2013
Mr.Michael Joseph Sichitano, age 75, of St. Martin, MS, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Cannon Hospice in Gulfport.
Mr. Sichitano was a native of Braddock, PA. He enjoyed collecting coins all his life. He was a U. S. Air Force Veteran and retired May 1, 1977 with 23 years of service. After retiring, he lived his remaining years in St. Martin and went on to work at Ingalls, Avondale and the Grand Casino.
Mr. Sichitano was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Sue Eksi Sichitano, and his sister, Frances Sichitano Schockling. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Christiane Mazelin Sichitano of St. Martin; two sons, Michel (Judy) Sichitano and Jimmie (Sandy) Sichitano; one daughter, Patricia (Donald) Westbrook, all of St. Martin; and four sisters, Joan Boyd of Rancho Cordova, CA, Jennifer (Richard) Jehorek of Brule, NE, Annette (Robert) Good of Swan Point, MD and Judy Doss of TN. He was the grandfather to Donald, Joey, Yvonne and Marie Westbrook, Jimmy and Steven Sichitano, Kimberly Straw, Adam Shaw, Brandon Necaise, and great-grandfather to Cody and Johnny Straw, Kersten, Trisha and Tristen Shaw.
Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Biloxi National Cemetery with full military honors. Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, 2511 Pass Road, in Biloxi is in charge of arrangements.
View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com.
Published in The Sun Herald on Mar. 22, 2013