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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Tony Vigliotti

Ottario A. “Tony” Vigliotti, 95, of Bradford, passed away on November 5, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on June 11, 1918 in Bradford, a son of the late Dominic and Dominica Pascale Vigliotti.

On November 19, 1942, in the St. Bernard Catholic Church he married Sylvia A. Alviti who survives.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II who served in the Pacific Theatre.

He was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church. He was also a handyman who liked to stay busy by doing odd jobs for friends and family. He was also known to help anyone that was in need.

For thirty seven years until his retirement in 1983 he was employed by the former Quaker State in Bradford.

In addition to his wife of seventy years, Sylvia Vigliotti, Bradford, he is also survived by two daughters, Dominica (James) Beath, Nappanee, IN, Toni (Jim) Bloomquist, Bradford, one brother, Dominic Vigliotti, Atlanta, GA, two grandsons, Joseph and James Beath, both of South Bend, IN, four granddaughters, Sharon (Matthew) Rethlake, Brenda (Fred) Suter, all of Nappanee, IN, Rachel (Patrick) Woods, Cicero, IN, Elizabeth Beath, Noblesville, IN, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon Vigliotti, two brothers, Louis Vigliotti and Andrew Vigliotti and one sister, Faye Brol.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the St. Bernard Catholic Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata as celebrant. A Christian Wake service will be held at 4 PM Friday in the funeral home.

Burial and military honors will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in his memory can be made to the St. Bernard School, 450 West Washington St., Bradford, PA 16701.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc.

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