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Victor DePallo, Sr. Victor J. DePallo Sr., age 95 of Conshohocken, a retired steel worker, died peacefully Tuesday, January 25, 2011. He was born in Conshohocken on November 23, 1915 son of the late Nicholas and Bambina (Salvatore) DePallo. He was the beloved husband of the late Pauline R. (Cognato) DePallo for 57 years. Victor graduated the former Conshohocken High School Class of 1934, where he was Captain of the football team. He was a life parishioner of Ss. Cosmas & Damian RC Church. He was a United States Army World War II Veteran, where he fought in many infamous South Pacific Battles, such as; Northern Solomons, New Guinea and Guadalcanal. Victor was a Purple Heart Recipient injured in Guadalcanal. He was a steel worker for Alan Wood Steel in the coke & chemical division, which later became Keystone Coke, for over 40 years. He was a member of the United Steel Workers of America Local 1392, Andrew Lanutti Post, and the Conshohocken V.F.W. Post 1074. He was known by many as an excellent bartender at DePallo's Bar & Grille, where he made many friends dispensing kind words and wisdom with every drink. Victor was an avid football fan. He is survived by three sons: Nicola (Marie) of West Norriton, Victor Jr. (Laura) of Lower Gwynedd, and Michael (Theresa) of Hoboken, NJ; four grandchildren: Lisa Capaldo, Nicola, Alexander and Mia DePallo; a great grandson: Rocco Capaldo; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by four brothers: Joseph, Anthony "Cap", Frank and Peter, who was killed in action in World War II. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Victor's Funeral Mass on Saturday morning, January 29th, at 10am in Ss. Cosmas & Damian RC Church, 5th Ave. & Maple St., Conshohocken, PA 19428. Interment, St. Matthew Cemetery in Conshohocken. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Victor's memory may be made to Ss. Cosmas & Damian Church at the aforementioned address. Professional arrangements entrusted to the William A. Moore Funeral Home, 708 Fayette St., Conshohocken, 19428.

Published in Times Herald on Jan. 27, 2011
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