Samuel Dellarte, 87, of Wyoming, passed away 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 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., 1968; sister ,Mary Giordano; 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; Rosalie Dellarte, Wyoming; brother Joseph Dellarte and his wife Joan, Wyoming; numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 9:30 a.m. 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 time of service in the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Barbara's Parish, 28 Memorial St., Exeter, PA 18643 or the
, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517. Arrangements are by the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopeza Funeral Home, Inc., Wyoming.