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John Dantico, 72, of West Pittsburg, Pa., passed away the evening of Dec. 2, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Born on Nov. 30, 1945, in New Castle, he was the son of the late Joseph and Florence D'Angelo Dantico. Surviving at home is his beloved wife of 48 years, the former Jennifer Medure, whom he married on Oct. 18, 1969.
In 2005, John retired from his job as a shipper for Tanner Plating after working for 40 years. He was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Church.
John enjoyed gardening, completing crossword puzzles and watching gameshows. His greatest joy came from spending time with his family, especially his grandsons.
In addition to his wife, John is survived by his son, John A. Dantico and wife Misty of Hendersonville, Tenn.; brother, Joseph Dantico II of New Castle; and grandsons, Joseph Andrew Dantico and Anthony John Dantico.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Carolyn Yohman and Elvera Shugart, and father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Lena Medure.
Visitation will take place Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St. A procession will leave the funeral home Thursday at 9:30 a.m. to attend a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent DePaul Church, officiated by Father Frank Almade.
Interment will take place in Parkside Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on December 4, 2017
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