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MICHAEL A. COCCHIOLA Obituary
COCCHIOLA MICHAEL A.
Age 95, on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Born in Nutley, NJ, and raised in Newark, NJ, Mike was a son of the late Carmine and Angelina Giaquinto Cocchiola. Most recently living in Cranberry Township with his granddaughter and her family, Mike lived in Baldwin Borough for over 50 years before moving to the Village at St. Barnabas for several years. Mike was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 47 years, Alice McAvoy; as well as his sister, Mary D'Achino; and brothers, Frank and Louis. Mike is survived by and was the proud father of five daughters, Marilyn A. Cocchiola-Holt (Gerard Boscia), Kathleen C. Sommers (Rob Snyder), Carol A. Cocchiola (Kevin Dooley), Susan C. Mazur (George) and Julia E. Cocchiola; adored "Grandy" of grandchildren, Kathie S. (Bob) O'Neill, Larry (Lisa) Sommers, Alex Peffley, Michael and Matthew Mazur; great- grandchildren, Daniel and Colin O'Neill, Alice, David, Jack and expected baby Sommers. Mike served in WWII as a 1st Lieutenant in the 8th Air Corps, 448 Bomb Group. Friends will be received at the JOHN F. SLATER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, on Saturday and Sunday from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Prayer on Monday morning at 9:15. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Grove Place, at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. If desired, family suggests contributions to the Michael A. Cocchiola Accounting Scholarship c/o BC3 Foundation, 107 College Dr., Butler, PA 16002. Please send condolences to:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from May 9 to May 11, 2014
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