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Carman Joseph Minniti

SHAMOKIN — Carman Joseph Minniti, 85, of 130 E. Independence St., passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, Coal Township.

Born in Mount Carmel, June 6, 1927, he was a son of the late Margaret (James) and Vincenzo Minniti.

Carman graduated from St. Edward Catholic High School, Shamokin.

He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War.

On May 21, 1955, in St. Edward Church, Shamokin, he married Eva Caroline (Fetterman) Minniti, who preceded him in death June 28, 1996.

Carman was employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Williamsport, and later worked at the former Arrow Shirt Factory, Shamokin.

He was a parishioner of Mother Cabrini Church, where he also served as an usher.

While previously residing in Williamsport, he was a parishioner of Ascension Church, was a coach in the Old Lycoming Little League and enjoyed being a bus driver for the Williamsport School District.

Carman is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Terry M. and David Barnhart, of Lewisberry, and Melissa K. and Joseph Banik, of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark S. and Linda Minniti, of York, and Matthew J. and Cheryl Minniti, of Mentor, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Bryan and Christopher Minniti, Dan and Rachel Barnhart, Nicole, Vince and Michael Minniti, and Kelly and Tony Banik, and a sister, Louise Bielski, of Coal Township.

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MINNITI — Carman Joseph Minniti, 85, of 130 E. Independence St., Shamokin. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with a Christian Wake service at 7 p.m., at James Kelley Funeral Home, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mother Cabrini Church, 200 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin, with a parish friar as celebrant. Interment will follow Mass in St. Edward Cemetery, Coal Township. Due to his loving wife Eva's affliction with Alzheimer's Disease, the family requests memorial contributions be made as an expression of sympathy to the , 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg 17110 or online at www.alz.org.

Published in News Item on Nov. 19, 2012
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