Samuel Dellarte

Samuel Dellarte, 87, of Wyoming passed away Friday, April 12, 2013, in Pensacola, Fla.

Born Oct. 4, 1925, in Wyoming, he was the son of the late Anthony and Rosalia Gennaro Dellarte. He was a graduate of Wyoming Memorial High School.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Mr. Dellarte was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church of St. Barbara's Parish, Exeter, and a 50-year member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers.

Sam took great pride in being part of the construction of St. Anthony of Padua Church. He enjoyed bowling and going to baseball games and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. Sam lost his voice to cancer in 2002 but he never lost his spirit or sense of humor. He will always be remembered as a kind and caring man by all who knew him.

Preceding him in death were an infant son, Sam Jr., in 1968; sister, Mary Giordano; and brothers, Anthony (Herg) and Andrew (Neary) Dellarte.

Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Tryniewski Dellarte; daughter, Susan Dellarte, Wyoming, with whom he resided; son, James Dellarte and Kim Straub, West Wyoming; sisters, Rose Vasile, Portageville, N.Y.; Mae Loudon, Pittston; and Rosalie Dellarte, Wyoming; brother, Joseph Dellarte and his wife, Joan, Wyoming; numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony of Padua Church of St. Barbara's Parish, 28 Memorial St., Exeter.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the time of service in the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial conributions may be made to St. Barbara's Parish, 28 Memorial St., Exeter, PA 18643, or the , 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517.

Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 30, 2013