Joseph F. Mancino, Sr., age 85, of Butler, passed away Sunday, September 3, at VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.
Born March 18, 1932 in Ellwood City, Lawrence County, he was a son of the late Victor G. Mancini and Mary Cioffi Mancini Tiberi.
A graduate of Butler High School Class of 1949, Joe was a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Korean Conflict.
He was a police officer in Fairborn, Ohio, from 1959 until 1966. He was then employed as a steelworker at Butler Armco from 1966 until his retirement in 1994. In addition, he worked as a homebuilder with Paul McCaw.
He was a member of Saint Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church.
Joe is survived by his wife of 63 years, Donna Kay James Mancino; one son, Joseph F. Mancino, Jr., and his wife, Juliet Mengon Mancino, of Cranberry Township; one daughter, Victoria Stutz and her husband, Francis, of East Butler; four grandchildren, Tiffany L. Wilson (Doug Mazzanti), Kayla M. Kiser (Shane), Emily K. Mancino, and Matthew J. Mancino; two step-grandchildren, Patrick Stutz (Denisse) and Christopher Stutz (Katie); three great-grandsons, Ian J. Wilson, Gavin J. Wilson, and Owen D. Kiser; four step-great-grandchildren, Nicco Stutz, Rocco Stutz, Conner Stutz, and Coralynn Stutz; a sister, Frances G. Guadagni and her husband, Mario, of Butler; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Frank Tiberi, two brothers, Victor G. Mancini, Jr. and Ferdinand L. Mancino; and three sisters, Gloria G. Catalfano, Dolores Botti, and Virginia E. Boda, who passed away on Monday, September 4, just a day after Joe.
Friends will be received in the Martin Funeral Home, Inc., 429 Center Avenue, Butler, on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at noon from Saint Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 432 Center Avenue, Butler.
Burial will take place in Saint Michael’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to VNA Hospice, 115 Technology Drive, Butler, PA 16001.
The Bereavement Group of Saint Michael the Archangel Parish will meet at the funeral home on Tuesday at 3 p.m. to conduct a Scriptural Wake Service.