Arturo V. Mascilli, Sr.
Age 90, of O’Hara Twp. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Beloved husband of Florinda I. (Marasco) Mascilli; loving father of Arthur (Lisa) Mascilli, Anthony (Lindsay) Mascilli, and Alexia (Joseph) Zgurzynski; cherished grandfather of Arthur III,, Michael, Annabella, Andrew, Nicholas, Joseph, Luca, Peter, Nico and Veronica; brother of the late Antonio Mascilli, Emide Cipriani and Adia Pasciuti; brother-in-law of Domenic Marasco, Sr. and Naomi Guittilla.
Arturo was a treasure to his family. He came to America as a teen, a World War II Refugee, and went on to serve in the US Army Corp of Engineers in both the Construction and Combat Engineer Battalions. He rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant and fought in the Battle of Bloody Ridge receiving the combat decoration of The Purple Heart. He was a Plumber by Trade and founded East End Plumbing & Mechanical, Inc. in 1957 which is run to this day by his Wife and Sons. His family and his grandchildren were his greatest joy. He was a man of abiding faith and we rest in comfort knowing he is now in Heaven, face to face, with our risen Savior Jesus Christ. He leaves behind a legacy of faith, hard work, honesty and integrity and love and devotion to family and friends.
Private family visitation will be held Friday, August 14th from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, 100 Center Avenue, Aspinwall. Friends and Family are invited to a Christian Funeral Mass, Saturday, August 15th at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, 342 Dorseyville Rd., O’Hara Twp. (Mask Required).
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Entombment will follow with military honors at Allegheny Cemetery, Chapel of the Angels, Lawrenceville. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully suggest memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
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