Retired District Justice Armand Pomante, 89, died on Nov. 1, 2012,. He resided in Devon and Wayne.|
Mr. Pomante was born March 11, 1923, in Camden, N.J., the son of the late Michael and Angelina (Matteo) Pomante.
He went to Radnor Elementary, and was a Radnor High School graduate in 1941. He attended Villanova University College of Engineering, University of Philippines, law courses at Penn State University, Wilson College and Shippensburg College. He was a design draftsman for Westinghouse Electric for 28½ years. He worked on design of power plant of Nautilus atomic submarine.
He went to war Feb. 5, 1943 to Jan. 6, 1946 as sergeant in the U.S. Army Amphibious Special Brigade in the Pacific Theater and was wounded in the invasion of Lingayen Gulf, Philippines. Later served his apprenticeship as a carpenter. He was a notary public and Justice of the Peace for seven years and nine months. He was elected district justice serving in Paoli for 16 years.
He is predeceased by his wife Ida M. (Nee Pilotti).
He is survived by his children, Dr. Ronald G. (Maureen Kavanaugh) Pomante and Kathryn Pomante (Robert) Harclerode; his grandchildren, Kristin D'Uva, Gina Genesio, Angela Sipe, Meredith Harclerode, Katie Harclerode, and Rob Harclerode; and five great-grandchildren, Salvatore D'Uva, Guilia D'Uva, Dominic D'Uva, Mason Genesio and William Sipe. He was the brother of Dolores Pomante and Anne Paparo.
He was a member of Wayne IAC, life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, and a member of the Our Lady of the Assumption Church.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Monday, Nov. 5, at 10:30 a.m. from Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Strafford. interment will be at St. Monica Cemetery in Berwyn. Viewing Monday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Chapel of Our lady of the Assumption Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to American Legion of Wayne or Devon.
Arrangements by the Alleva Funeral Home Inc.
Published in Daily Local News on Nov. 4, 2012