Stephen A. Piscitelli Jr., a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, 74, of 3 Spring St., passed away Monday (March 16, 2015) at his residence.
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Born Dec. 17, 1940, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Stephen A. and Josephine V. Monago Piscitelli Sr.
On Sept. 2, 1967, in Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church in Lewis Run, he married Joan E. Burdick Piscitelli, who survives.
A 1959 graduate of St. Bernard High School, he attended the University of Dayton and The Erie Business Center.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army, on Oct. 2, 1963, and was stationed at the Panama Canal during the Vietnam era. He was honorably discharged on Sept. 16, 1965.
He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church, where he served on the Parish Council and the finance committee. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus where he was a 4th Degree Knight, Past Grand Knight and Past Faithful Navigator.
He worked for Dresser Manufacturing for 6 years and then in 1970 he went to work as a sales tax auditor for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, from where he retired in 2002. After retirement he worked for 10 years at H&R Block as a tax preparer.
He was past Northwest Regional Vice President of the Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees (PARSE). He was a past president of the GGB PTO, served on the Bradford Community Soccer Club Board and served as president of both Owls and Lady Owls Basketball Booster Clubs. He also coached youth soccer and little league baseball. He was a member of the Eagle's Club, the Italian Club LaStella Lodge, and the "A Bunch of Friends" Relay for Life Team. He was a volunteer for AARP doing taxes at the McKean County Senior Centers.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Renee M. Confer of Indianapolis, Ind., Brian J. (Alyson) Piscitelli of Bradford and Jill A. Piscitelli of Indianapolis, Ind.; three grandchildren, Cara N. Confer, Kamryn L. Piscitelli and Gavin W. Piscitelli; one brother, Ronald J. (Kathy) Piscitelli of Morrison, Colo.; several aunts and uncles; and numerous cousins.
Friends are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main St., where a prayer service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, followed by an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis of Assisi Church, with the Rev. Stephen Collins, pastor as celebrant. Military honors will be accorded after the Mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to St Francis of Assisi Church or the Oncology Department at BRMC or the
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 18 to Mar. 24, 2015